Stanislaus County

Striving Together to be the Best

 

Stanislaus County is a great community with beautiful parks, great education, outstanding healthcare, and a variety of cultural and sporting events. Our community features music, art, festivals, golf, river rafting, boating, & much more. Our motto at the County is "Striving to be the Best" and that is a vision we hope you will share with us.

Why Work Here

Vibrant and Affordable Community: Stanislaus County offers an energetic community for you to call home at prices that we can all afford. It is a wonderful place to start and raise a family while also offering entertainment opportunities of all kinds. Visit (Live & Play) to find out more.

Civic Impact: Every member of the Stanislaus County Team makes a meaningful contribution to the community each day they come to work. For us, active citizenship in promoting the health, safety, welfare, and economic vitality of our community isn’t just an opportunity, it’s a responsibility.

Diverse and Connected Workforce: We are proud of the diverse heritages of our County’s Citizens and its reflection in our workforce. By bringing various viewpoints and expertise together in the spirt of fairness and respect, we make our team stronger. We believe that every position is crucial and interconnected, and that the triumphs of the individual are the successes of us all.

Training and Development: Come to the place where the best go to get better! Stanislaus County is a Learning Organization, committed to promoting the continuous development and advancement of its team. We offer a wide range of career paths for you to take on your professional journey and the developmental tools help get you where you want to go.

   

23 job(s) at Stanislaus County

Stanislaus County, CA Ste C, California, United States
Dec 02, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity For more information about this position please Click Here for Flyer. Closing Date/Time: 12/16/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Nov 25, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity For more information about this position please Click Here for Flyer. Closing Date/Time: 12/11/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Stanislaus County, CA Crowslanding, California, United States
Nov 22, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The Department of Environmental Resources (LandfillDivision) is looking for a candidatethat exhibits the following characteristics; Integrity,honesty and respectfulness while working collaboratively with internal and external customers; the ability to utilize professional judgment to make sound decisions; the inclination to learn; and be open to change. Thecandidate will be responsive to all inquiries with good communication, havemanagerial or supervisory experience with knowledge in employee evaluation, development and discipline, and the capacity tofairly and consistently apply laws, regulations and policies. To learn more about the Department of Environmental Resources, Click Here. THE POSITION Under general administrative oversight by the Manger III of the Landfill Division, Department of Environmental Resources, the Manager I will plan, organize and direct the activities of the landfill Division in the Environmental Resources Department. As a management employee, the individual selected shall be exempt from all overtime compensation. Certain additional fringe benefits are provided to management employees in recognition of the fact the additional hours worked by management beyond the 40-hour workweek are not compensated. The Manager I will be experienced in Environmental Management Programs, a strong administrator and leader, and have excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate will be innovative and creative in planning, developing, and implementing programs and working collaboratively with other public and private entities. Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Unclassified Service of the County and considered "at will" for labor relations purposes. The individual selected will participate in the Stanislaus County Pay-for-Performance program, as well as receive additional benefits. Incumbents may also be subject to overtime, standby, callback, weekend, holiday and shift assignments as identified in their MOU (Memorandum of Understanding). The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management". Typical Tasks Provide leadership in developing and obtaining a commitment in accomplishing the goals and objectives which support the mission of the Department; Work effectively, diplomatically, and successfully with various County departments, governmental agencies, citizens groups and the public; Develop and manage plans and resources to accomplish the goals and objectives of the division; Perform and complete a wide range of complex assignments and projects relating to Landfill issues; Analyze and interpret laws and regulations, and influence reforms in public policy and program operations; Ensure compliance with State, Federal, and local policies, regulations and directives; Analyze and evaluate program operations and work in collaboration with other employees, professionals and the general public to eliminate duplication and design effective environmental management systems; Provide technical and administrative policy guidance and direction to the Division personnel under the direction of the Manager III; Represent the Department at meetings and conferences with representatives of State and Federal agencies, local public and private agencies, community groups/individuals and the media regarding policy and operations matters as directed by the Manager III; Plan, organize, direct and coordinate, through subordinate staff, the administration of a Division of the Department; Manage personnel issues, including supervision, recruitment, disciplinary actions and evaluations under the direction of the Manager III; Analyze and develop necessary policies and procedures relating to the activities of a diversified staff; Meet regularly with Division staff to provide direction and ensure goals and objectives are being met; Develop outcome measures for the programs and personnel within the Division; Develop partnerships and innovative integrated approaches to service delivery; Participate in the development of the strategic plan, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures and to formulate specific plans for their implementation; and Prepare records, reports and correspondence. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with groups and organizations, employees and officials; Work with County, State, Federal and local government officials in the establishment of coordinated and effective programs and services; Delegate responsibility and authority effectively; Effectively handle all aspects of personnel related matters; and Utilize a computer, computer related equipment and current software applications. KNOWLEDGE Federal, State and local laws governing Environmental Resources/Landfill Operations; Principles of administration, supervision and personnel management; Methods of effective public relations; Principles, methods and techniques of effective employee development, training and motivation; and Budget documents and Division budget preparation and monitoring. We recognize your time is valuable, please only apply if you meet the following required qualifications. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in public/business administration or field related to the department's programs such as: Solid Waste, Environmental Health or Hazardous Materials. Progressively responsible experience in a related area may be submitted for the required education on a year-for-year basis; AND One year of analyst, supervisory, or management level experience in a field related to the department's programs is required such as: Solid Waste, Environmental Health or Hazardous Materials. Proof of education may be required for verification purposes after the eligible list has been established as part of the selection interview process. Proof of education (transcripts and/or degree) may be attached at the time of online application submission if available. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License andremain free from repeated preventable accidents. In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of the qualifications you may have within the "Duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Certification as a Manager of Landfill Operations; OR Certification by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation as a Qualified Applicator. Application and Selection Procedures APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m.. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. EXAMINATION PROCESS Most County recruitment consists of the steps detailed below and are governed by Merit Principles. The examination process ensures that all applicants are given the same opportunity to gain employment within Stanislaus County. Application Review and Screening . Applications are carefully screened based on information provided.Thosewho submit incomplete applications that lack relevant qualifications or do not submit all required documents will not be invited to move on. Oral Examination . Applicants are invited to a panel interview in which they will be evaluated by County subject matter experts. Eligible Lists . Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for six months, but may be extended up to eighteen months. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Application Deadline: December 13, 2019 Oral Examination: Tentatively scheduled forthe week of January 6, 2020 Note: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, part-time and full-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County . Final appointment will be conditional upon successfully passing a County paid pre-employment drug screening (if applicable for position) and a job-related background investigation. Stanislaus County supports the good health of its workforce. More information is available at http://myclubwellness.org Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. Closing Date/Time: 12/13/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Nov 20, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The Health Services Agency is looking to fill two Mental Health Clinician I/IIposition. Mental Health Clinician Imake $30.03- $36.51 hourly and Mental Health Clinician II make $33.27 - $40.44 hourly. Applications will be screened on desirables. Desirables for this position require the person to be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the State of California, have current registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, and be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. We encourage you to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. To learn more about the Health Services Agency, click here . ABOUT THE POSITION The position, referred as a Behavioral Health Clinician, provides services to patients within the primary care setting in conjunction with PCP's, physician residents and consulting psychiatrist to manage patients in the Health Services Primary Care Clinics. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker(LCSW) functions as an integral member of the team involved in delivering a variety of highly skilled services to patients referred by a primary care provider.These LCSWs engage in population based education, prevention and early intervention with patients, participate in their chronic health disease management, including psychosocial assessments to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their, illness, treatment, and or life situation.These positions will help facilitate group visits and liaison with community based organizations. A strong background in childhood development is desirable. Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Technical Service bargaining unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classification position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months, for a total of eighteen months. Incumbents may also be subject to overtime, standby, callback, weekend, holiday and shift assignments as identified in their MOU (Memorandum of Understanding). The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management". Typical Tasks Work effectivelyin a fast paced primary care environment; Display exceptional interpersonal skillsas part of a multi-disciplinary personnel team; In the appropriate therapeutic and/or clinical setting, work with primary care physicians when necessary on treatment plans, or provide individual and group services which could include clients from diverse cultural backgrounds. For children and families, assist in assessing challenges and barriers to social and emotional health, and in partnership with them, develop a strength based realistic service plan; Advise clients of available community resources and act as a liaison and/or advocate for clients/families to use the available services/resources effectively; Work collaboratively with consumers and family members using a wellness, recovery or resilient-based approach and engage clients in treatment pathways and/or brief psychotherapy when indicated; Provide trainings, lectures or participate in discussions on aspects of patient care and the use of psychotherapeutic methods to community agencies and venues; Provide clinical assessment, client care planning and effective treatment implementation to children, adults and families; Prepare and present cases for review with the clinical service team; Prepare and maintain complex treatment and progress reports and document patient medical charts as needed which include diagnostic and treatment recommendations, discharge planning and follow-up services; Learn and work with familial and developmental issues across a normal life span; Use conflict resolution skills in all aspects of your work; Support and utilize Electronic Medical/Health Record System software; Work collaboratively with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical disciplines to assess client and family needs, design effective care planning or service goals or medical treatment plans regarding utilization of additional resources (i.e. community resources, home health and hospice); Utilize effective and assertive communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills; Engage in efforts to reduce stigma in individuals and community; Monitor efficacy of psychotropic medication and functioning and therefore act as "a part of the net" under the patient.Assist the patient in getting back in with the medical provider, scheduling for the psychiatrist, and or assess/triage what other needs the patient may have; Provides administrative support services including outreach and information about how to access and apply for state and federal programs (such as Medi-cal), performs pre-screening and assists in paperwork completion to determine eligibility; Demonstrate multicultural skills, knowledge and experience, including the influence of cultural issues and providing services with appropriate cultural context; Proficient in the identification and treatment of mental disorder; Promote Primary care Behavioral Health as an adjunct function of the clinic; Consult with primary care providers to assist with management of the behavioral health needs of their patients on an urgent basis (if needed); Complete brief diagnostic assessments for mental health and other co-occurring addictive or medical disorders; Provide and communicate recommendations for interventions; Collaborates with the provider and the patient; Work in loud environment, with frequent interruptions and constant changes in scheduling; Conduct short term counseling when needed; Function well in a team-approach accept the fact that they are NOT in charge of the clients care; Effectively communicate and interact with primary care providers; Exhibit time efficiency (15 - 30 minutes); Prepare clear concise case work records and make recommendations on the basis of such information; organize and manage a caseload; and Work with a bureaucratic system. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) ABILITY TO: Perform psychiatric social work and psychotherapy of a complex nature with clients and groups; Prepare clear concise case work records and make recommendations on the basis of such information; organize and manage a caseload; and work with a bureaucratic system; Retain personal objectivity while dealing with the problems of others; Perform the therapist's role in a manner consistent with professional standards and ethics; Prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons and determine their needs; Decide appropriate treatment focus and methods without clinical supervision; Work with a team to integrate various clinical approaches into a treatment program; and Recognize a potential crisis; handle stress and bizarre behavior and deliver crisis intervention services. KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, and various treatment modalities; Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation and substance abuse; Culturally proficient practices with diverse case load; Scope and activities of the public and private health and welfare agencies and other available resources; and Principles and techniques of mental health education, prevention, and crisis intervention within the community. We recognize your time is valuable, please only apply if you meet the following required qualifications. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Mental Health Clinician I PATTERN I --Graduation from an accredited two (2) year Graduate School of Social Work with the receipt of a Master's Degree of Social Work which can lead to licensure as a Clinical Social Worker; OR PATTERN II --Graduation from an accredited graduate program with receipt of a Master's Degree which can lead to a License as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT); AND Meet qualifications to participate in a Short-Doyle program; AND Eligible to be licensed as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or a Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California . EXPERIENCE: No experience required for both patterns. Mental Health Clinician II PATTERN I --Graduation from an accredited two (2) year Graduate School of Social Work with receipt of a Master's Degree and acquisition of the State recognized license; PATTERN II --Graduation from an accredited graduate program with receipt of a Master's Degree and acquisition of a LCSW or MFT License which meets qualifications to participate in a Short Doyle program; PATTERN III --Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology may be substituted for the above educational requirement; AND Two (2) years of experience in a Mental Health setting under clinical supervision as required to qualify for the State recognized license; AND Licensed as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California; OR A license as a Psychologist in the State of California may be substituted for the above licensure requirement. LICENSE: Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Applicant screening, in addition to the minimum qualifications, will focus on the following desirable categories. Please list any desirables you may have within the "Additional Information" section of the online application. The Behavioral Health positions with the Health Services Agency require the person to be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the State of California; AND Current registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; AND Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Application and Selection Procedures APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application form. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. EXAMINATION PROCESS Most County recruitments consists of the steps detailed below and are governed by Merit Principles. The examination process ensures that all applicants are given the same opportunity to gain employment within Stanislaus County. Application Review and Screening . Applications are carefully screened based on information provided.Thosewho submit incomplete applications that lack relevant qualifications or do not submit all required documents will not be invited to move on. Written Examination . Applicants will be invited to participate in a written exam that tests knowledge for the position. Oral Examination . Applicants are invited to a panel interview in which they will be evaluated by County subject matter experts. Eligible Lists . Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for six months, but may be extended up to eighteen months. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Application Deadline: CONTINUOUS Oral Examination: AS QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE RECEIVED Note: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, part-time and full-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County . Final appointment will be conditional upon successfully passing a County paid pre-employment drug screening (if applicable for position) and a job-related background investigation. Stanislaus County supports the good health of its workforce. More information is available at http://myclubwellness.org Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Various, California, United States
Nov 20, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity For more information about this position Please Click Here for Flyer. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Stanislaus County, California, United States
Nov 20, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity For more information about this position please Click Here for Flyer. Application and Selection Procedures Closing Date/Time: 12/13/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Nov 01, 2019
Part Time
About the Opportunity This recruitment is being conducted to fill a part-time vacancy for the Health Services Agency and establish an eligible list to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County. To learn more about Health Services Agency, click here . THE POSITION The Medical Therapy Program (MTP) is part of California Children's Services (CCS) which is a department within Stanislaus County Public Health at the Health Services Agency. California Children's Services is a statewide program that arranges, directs, and pays for medical care and rehabilitation for children to young adults (ages 0 - 21 years old) within the guidelines of state regulations. The Medical Therapy Program is a specialized outpatient rehabilitation program in the public school setting that provides occupational therapy (OT), physical therapy (PT), and medical therapy conference services for children and young adults with disabling conditions. Generally, these conditions include neurological or musculoskeletal disorders. Incumbents may also be subject to overtime, standby, callback, weekend, holidayand shift work. Position performs related duties as assigned. Part-time County employees are automatically enrolled into the PARS Retirement System. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management." Typical Tasks Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist duties of a Physical Therapy Assistant may include, but are not limited to the following: Guides and assists patients in performing therapeutic exercises such as passive, active and resistive exercises either manually or by using resistive devices; Instructs and assists patients in practicing various functional activities; Instructs patients in use of assistive devices (canes, walkers, crutches) and other aspects of gait training; Applies therapeutic modalities such as ultrasound, hot and cold packs, and hydrotherapy; Applies orthotics, prosthetics, corsets and elastic bandages; Informs the Physical Therapist regarding patient progress; Participates in clinics, case conferences, staff meetings, and in-service trainings; Instructs patient and family regarding prescribed home therapy program; Maintains working/treatment/storage areas and equipment in a clean and orderly state;and Performs related duties as required. Duties as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant may include, but are not limited to the following: Directand assist patients in the performance of activities related to development of strength, range of motion, endurance, activities of daily living, and motor skills; including therapeutic exercises, transfer training, prosthetic training, splinting and goniometric measurement; Instruct and supervise patients in the use of assistive devices and equipment as indicated Occupational Therapist; Apply therapeutic modalities such as hydrotherapy, heat therapy, and electrotherapy as directed Occupational Therapist as indicated and authorized; Monitor patient progress and suggests modifications to treatment plans and communicates to Occupational Therapist; Maintain accurate records of patient treatment; observes and records the reactions of patients to treatment; observes patients for contraindications to treatment; Attend clinics, case conferences, staff meetings, and in-service trainings; provide in-service training to nursing and educational personnel and other services as required; Instruct patients and their caregivers in use of adaptive and durable medical equipment; Instruct patients and their caregivers in home exercise and care programs as necessary; Provide general direction to therapy aides, volunteers, and student interns; and Maintain treatment and storage areas as needed. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Implement physical therapy treatment programs; Demonstrate the techniques involved in a wide variety of therapy modalities and procedures; Understand, interpret, and adapt a licensed Physical Therapist's or Occupational Therapist's written or oral directions regarding treatment plans; Use hand tools to make minor adjustments and repairs to wheelchairs and other assistive equipment; Communicate effectively in oral and written form; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with patients, caregivers, staff, and others; Provide direction to subordinate personnel; Use good judgment to determine an effective course of action while observing a patient's response to therapy; Perform essential physical/mental requirements including, but not limited to lifting and moving patients, frequent standing, bending, manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, decision-making and problem-solving skills; Teach patients the fundamentals of self-care skills; Prepare and maintain accurate case records and report; and Maintain an empathetic attitude towards orthopedically and neurologically challenged adults, children, and families. KNOWLEDGE Medical terminology, basic principles, methods, materials, and equipment used in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy; Basic CPR and First Aid techniques; Awareness of possible reactions of and hazards to patients during treatment, and precautionary and remedial measures; Anatomy and physiology and growth and development principles relevant to the pediatric population; Body mechanics and safety procedures; Equipment and assistive devices used in a program of functional Physical/Occupational Therapy; and General hygienic methods and practices. We recognize your time is valuable, please only apply if you meet the following required qualifications. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Possession of a current valid license as a Physical Therapist Assistant by the State of California, Physical Therapy Board or a current valid license as an Occupational Therapy Assistant issued by the State of California Board of Occupational Therapy;and Possession of current BLS/CPR certification. Proof of education is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call 209-558-7069 to make other arrangements within 5 days of your application submission. Failure to submit proof or make other arrangements within 5 days of submitting your application will result in disqualification. LICENSE • Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. Application and Selection Procedures APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. EXAMINATION PROCESS Most County recruitments consists of the steps detailed below and are governed by Merit Principles. The examination process ensures that all applicants are given the same opportunity to gain employment within Stanislaus County. Application Review and Screening . Applications are carefully screened based on information provided.Thosewho submit incomplete applications that lack relevant qualifications or do not submit all required documents will not be invited to move on. Written Examination . Applicants will be invited to participate in a written exam that tests knowledge for the position. Oral Examination . Applicants are invited to a panel interview in which they will be evaluated by County subject matter experts. Eligible Lists . Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for six months, but may be extended up to eighteen months. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Application Deadline: CONTINUOUS Oral Examination: AS QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED Note: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, part-time and full-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County . Final appointment will be conditional upon successfully passing a County paid pre-employment drug screening (if applicable for position) and a job-related background investigation. Stanislaus County supports the good health of its workforce. More information is available at http://myclubwellness.org Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto CA 95350, California, United States
Oct 23, 2019
Contractor
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Stanislaus County, CA Various, California, United States
Oct 08, 2019
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity This recruitment is being conducted to fill vacancies for theStanislaus County Community Services Agency(CSA)and establish an eligible list to fill future full-timevacancies. While this is a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT The Stanislaus County Community Services Agency (CSA) is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in our community. With over 1,083 staff in seven locations, serving over 120,000 citizens each year, we are the largest social service organization in Stanislaus County. CSA offers services in: Adoptions; Child Protective Services; Foster Connections; Medi-Cal; Adult Protective Services; Child Care; CalFresh; General Assistance/Relief; CalWorks; Foster Care; In Home Supportive Services; and Welfare to Work. ABOUT THE POSITION SOCIAL WORKER IV TRAINEE This is a training level in the Social Worker series. Incumbents perform professional casework in less complicated areas of social services. The casework requires the application of a moderate level of social services, expertise and techniques. Casework is in areas of child protective services. Incumbents at this level will receive necessary training and supervision. Note: Social Worker IV Trainees will earn 15% less than the first step of the Social Worker IV series. ABOUT THE TRAINEE DESIGNATION Trainees are part of the unclassified service of the County; All trainees will be appointed to the first step of the salary range for the appropriate position, and will be compensated 15% below the range established for the Social Worker IV classification involved; Trainee appointments are not to last longer than one year. However, appointments are extendible to a maximum of two years in cases where minimum qualifications are involved; and Upon completion of the training period and the acquisition of minimum qualifications, the individual may be upgraded to a probationary appointment at step 1 of the Social Worker IV salary range. (An approximate 15% increase in salary). SOCIAL WORKER IV This is the next to highest level in the Social Worker series. Incumbents perform professional casework of an advanced nature in the most difficult social service areas. The casework requires the application of high level and sophisticated social services, expertise and techniques. Casework is in areas such as adoptions and child protective services. Incumbents at this level are expected to work independently without intensive supervision. SOCIAL WORKER V This is a full journey level in the Social Worker series. Incumbents in this class independently perform difficult professional casework that require the application of sophisticated social services expertise and techniques. Assignments are typically in the complex social service program areas such as adoptions, court liaison, family reunification, early placement, emergency intake/response, family maintenance, and permanent placement. Incumbents at this level work under direction, choosing from a wide range of procedures to achieve objectives. This position is subject to overtime, standby, and callback assignments. Performs related duties as assigned. Typical Tasks SOCIAL WORKER IV TRAINEE Investigates child neglect reports from the community; Provides information and referral for services; May be required to utilize own vehicle as the need warrants; Investigates child neglect referrals; Makes investigations for Juvenile Court dependency actions; Writes court reports and makes presentations and recommendations to the Juvenile Court; Provides initial intake, crisis intervention and counseling services to children and their parents; Provides group orientation to families interested in obtaining County licenses for foster family care; Provides services to children in out-of-home care and to their parents; Provides home based services to abused/neglected children and their families; Selects suitable out-of-home care placements and supervises the children in these placements; Participates on community task forces and committees, and carries out other duties as directed; Understand the principles/philosophies of Team Decision Meetings and Family Engagement Meetings, be expected to refer cases and participate in the process; Have a working knowledge and be able to utilize CWS/CMS computer system; and Participate and complete Institute and Academy training courses. SOCIAL WORKER IV Receive and screen reports of child/adult abuse or neglect from the community for degree of urgency; Provide information and referral for services; Provide 24-hour protective services as back-up to the assigned after-hours social worker in child welfare; Serve as after-hours social worker, on a rotation basis; Investigate child abuse or neglect referrals; Investigate for Juvenile Court dependency actions; Write court reports and make presentations and recommendations to the Juvenile Court; Provide initial intake, crisis intervention and counseling services to children and their parents; Provide group orientation to families interested in obtaining County licenses for foster family care; Provide services to children in out-of-home care and to their parents; Provide intensive home based services to abused/neglected children and their families; Select suitable out-of-home care placements and supervises the children in these placements; Provide services and transitional planning to foster youth in out-of-home care; Provide safety and risk assessments throughout the life of a case; Participate on community task forces and committees; Act as a lead worker, when necessary; Assess prospective adoptive parents suitability for adoption; Possess a working knowledge and ability to utilize CWS/CMS computer system; and Participate and complete Institute and Academy training courses. SOCIAL WORKER V Provides emergency response intake services in order to receive and screen reports of child neglect and/or abuse from the community and determine the degree of urgency and type of follow up needed; Serves as the after-hours emergency response worker in child welfare on a rotational basis; Investigates child abuse or neglect referrals; when in the field, requests law enforcement, mental health, ambulance and/or other emergency services as needed for the immediate safety and protection of children; consults with a supervisor as needed regarding the removal of a child from the home; Investigates referrals of alleged sexual abuse of children; orders forensic testing; Provides initial intake, crisis intervention and counseling services to children and non-minor dependent youth in shelters and similar types of out-of-home care, as well as to their families; Prepares petitions and positions statements for juvenile court hearings; acts as the court officer by representing child welfare services and providing case management with regard to early family reunification court processes; performs investigations for Juvenile Court dependency actions; writes court reports and makes presentations and recommendations to the Juvenile Court; Makes and coordinates out-of-home placements for children and/or non-minor dependent youth; gathers school, medical and other information to support out-of-home placements; contacts relatives; investigates backgrounds/criminal histories of potential placements and assesses the home environment; recommends approval/denial of placements; Selects suitable out-of-home care placements and supervises the children/youth in these placements; Provides crisis intervention and counseling services to children, youth and their parents; Provides social casework services to children and youth in out-of-home care and to their parents; arranges and supervises visitations; Provides intensive home based services to families a high risk of having a child removed; Monitors and reports on progress on court-ordered requirements; Serves as the primary caseworker for a caseload of children at various stages in the adoption process; Conducts studies of potential adoptive homes; Assesses prospective adoptive parents' suitability for adoption; Conducts periodic visits with adoptive families until the adoption is finalized; Prepares court reports and recommendations pertaining to adoption status and finalization; Provides case management to children and non-minor dependent youth who did not reunify with their parents, were not adopted, and who require permanent placement; Participates on community task forces and committees; May acts as a lead worker over a unit of Social Worker III/IV's; Understands the principles/philosophies of Family Decision Meetings and refers cases and participates in the process; Utilizes automated computer systems to maintain data and information; and Participate and complete Institute and Academy training courses. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SOCIAL WORKER IV TRAINEE SKILLS/ABILITY Apply the principles of Social Worker practices related to working with children and their families; Evaluate personal and psychological factors in the children and/or family situations; Act effectively under stressful situations; Provide specialized individual, family and group counseling; Work effectively with professionals in other disciplines and at the same time maintain professional identity; Express strong personal and professional ethics; Respect and protect the rights of clients; Demonstrate a commitment to children, their protection and their rights to permanent placement, preferably in their own homes; Sit at a desk for extended amounts of time; Lift, bend stoop and reach overhead; and Push, pull, squat, twist and turn. KNOWLEDGE Social service research methods; Child development; The impact physical and mental health problems have on a personality development and functioning; Group dynamics; and Therapeutic intervention techniques. EDUCATION Be within one year of completing a Masters Degree in Social Work or a two-year Master Degree in Counseling. Applicant must attach proof of education to be considered. Proof of education is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call 209-558-3532 to make other arrangements before 5 pm on the final filing date. Failure to submit proof or make other arrangements before the final filing deadline will result in disqualification. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeatedpreventable accidents; AND Employees may be required to use personal transportation during the performance of their duties; AND Proof of liability insurance as required by the State of California. SOCIAL WORKER IV SKILLS/ABILITY Apply the principles of Social Worker practices related to working with children and their families; Evaluate personal and psychological factors in children and/or family situations; Act effectively under stressful situations; Provide specialized individual, family and group counseling; Work effectively with professionals in other disciplines and at the same time maintain professional identity; Express strong personal and professional ethics; Respect and protect the rights of clients and; Demonstrate a commitment to children, their protection and their rights to permanent placement, preferably in their own homes. KNOWLEDGE Social service research methods; Child development; The impact physical and mental health problems have on personality development and functioning; Group dynamics; and Therapeutic intervention techniques. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE PATTERN I Possession of a Master's Degree in social work (MSW) or an approved two (2) year master's degree in counseling. PATTERN II Possession of a Master's Degree must be acquired within three(3) months of the application date for the position and prior to appointment. Proof of education is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call 209-558-2330 to make other arrangements before 5 pm on the final filing date. Failure to submit proof or make other arrangements before the final filing deadline will result in disqualification. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents; AND Applicants who can provide own transportation, as use of personal vehicle may be required to perform job duties; AND Proof of liability insurance as required by the State of California. SOCIAL WORKER V SKILLS/ABILITY Apply the principles of Social Worker practices related to working with children and their families; Evaluate personal and psychological factors in children and/or family situations; Act effectively under stressful situations; Provide specialized individual, family and group counseling; Work effectively with professionals in other disciplines and at the same time maintain professional identity; Express strong personal and professional ethics; Respect and protect the rights of clients; and Demonstrate a commitment to children, their protection and their rights to permanent placement, preferably in their own homes. KNOWLEDGE: Social service research methods; Socioeconomic conditions and trends; Current issues in the field of child social welfare; Social welfare programs at the Federal, State and local levels; Child development; The impact physical and mental health problems have on personality development and functioning; Group dynamics; and Therapeutic intervention techniques EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Possession of a Master's Degree in social work (MSW) or an approved two (2) year master's degree in counseling; AND Two (2) years of experience as a Social Worker IV in a Stanislaus County Child Welfare Program; OR Two (2) years of social work casework experience in a public child welfare program area. Proof of education is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call 209-558-3532 to make other arrangements before 5 pm on the final filing date. Failure to submit proof or make other arrangements before the final filing deadline will result in disqualification. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents; AND Applicants who can provide own transportation, as use of personal vehicle may be required to perform job duties; AND Proof of liability insurance as required by the State of California. In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualifications you may have within the "Duties" section of the online application. Possession, or within one year, of a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) or an approved two (2) year (60 unit) Master's degree in Counseling. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to theTechnical Servicesbargaining unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classification position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months for a total of eighteen months. The probationary period does not apply to unclassified positions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special test arrangements you require in the "Additional Information" section of the application form. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening *if applicable and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this bulletin to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understandings, and such information prevails over information contained in this bulletin. Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Human Resources. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management." Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity This recruitment is being conducted to fill a vacancy for Behavioral Health and Recovery Services and establish an eligible list to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County. While this is a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately, as this recruitment may close at any time. To learn more about Behavioral Health & Recovery Services, click here . THE POSITION The Mental Health Coordinator (MHC) plans, organizes and supervises a program or team, which includes direct client care, indirect client care and/or administrative coordination, and support of behavioral health and related activities. This classification may also include providing clinical supervision based upon the licensure of the incumbents and their subordinates. Incumbents receive direction from a Manager III or a higher-level department administrator. Incumbents typically supervise professional, paraprofessional and support staff, and are responsible for guiding, advising, consulting, and coordinating work in a specific program area. Although specific duties may vary depending on the job location, the focus of duties is on the coordination and supervision of a program and/or staff; incumbents are expected, however, to have clinical or professional expertise in a behavioral health field. Positions in this classification are typically located in behavioral health or substance use disorder sites. Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Mid-Management/Supervisory Bargaining Unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classification position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months, for a total of eighteen months. Incumbents may also be subject to overtime, standby, callback, weekend, holiday and shift assignments as identified in their MOU (Memorandum of Understanding). The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management". Typical Tasks Plan, organize and supervise the work of staff in a direct service program; Discuss or interpret departmental rules and programs to staff and the public; Assist and participate in the development of in-service staff development programs; Work with other supervisors in coordinating the activities of professional and technical staff; Represent the agency and resolve issues in a multidisciplinary team; Evaluate the effectiveness of policies and procedures; Apply principles of employee discipline when appropriate; Direct research studies and prepare reports; Represent the department at conferences and public meetings; Assist in the development of community resources for programs; Receive and prepare correspondence; Evaluate the performance of personnel and take or recommend appropriate courses of action; Implement systematic changes regarding Electronic Health Record (EHR) system; Act as a department representative on community committees; Bridge the gap between upper management and direct service staff; Monitor clerical operations and compliance of timeframes; Communicate with fiscal staff, monitor budgets and distribute wrap around funds; Monitor that clients' needs are being met and productivity is maintained by staff; Engage in efforts to reduce stigma in individuals and community; Promote team building and good morals; Coordinate the operations of the facility and maintain a safe work environment; Provide effective clinical and behavioral interventions; Adhere to documentation policy in accordance with State and Federal guidelines; Implement and monitor Results Based Accountability outcomes; Use multiple sources of data, reports and outcomes to help manage team; Advocate for staff when necessary; and Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Apply the recovery principles of behavioral health practice; Plan, organize and direct the work of subordinate staff; Strong personal and professional ethics; Apply effective interpersonal skills; Develop andmaintain cooperative relationships with community groups and resource agencies; Present oral and written reports concisely and clearly; Analyze a situation accurately and adopt an effective course of action; Assess safety and risk factors; Demonstrate a commitment to the safety, permanency and well-being of children, vulnerable adults, and families; Train and mentor staff in strength-based practice; Evaluate staff and recommend disciplinary action when appropriate; Maintain professional and ethical boundaries; Perform in accordance with the ethical guidelines of the social work profession; Work as a positive team member and to define roles; and Use effective and assertive communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. KNOWLEDGE Principles, methods and resources in the field of public health,mental health,education,correction and rehabilitation; Techniques of staff supervision, evaluating, training, and casework consultation to staff; Principles of community organization; Resources available in the community for referral or utilization in social service programs; Peer/consumer value in the work place; Mental Health Services Act essential elements and Four Transformational Elements; Client driven strength-based culturally competent treatment; and Multi-cultural skills, knowledge and experience. We recognize your time is valuable, please only apply if you meet the following required qualifications. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Graduation from an accredited graduate program with receipt of a master's degree and within one (1) year of the date of hire in the State of California obtain a License as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); AND Meet qualifications to participate in a Short-Doyle program; AND Two (2) years of experience performing duties comparable to the Stanislaus County Mental Health Clinician I or II classification. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. Application and Selection Procedures APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. EXAMINATION PROCESS Most County recruitments consists of the steps detailed below and are governed by Merit Principles. The examination process ensures that all applicants are given the same opportunity to gain employment within Stanislaus County. Application Review and Screening . Applications are carefully screened based on information provided.Thosewho submit incomplete applications that lack relevant qualifications or do not submit all required documents will not be invited to move on. Written Examination . Applicants will be invited to participate in a written exam that tests knowledge for the position. Oral Examination . Applicants are invited to a panel interview in which they will be evaluated by County subject matter experts. Eligible Lists . Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for six months, but may be extended up to eighteen months. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Application Deadline: CONTINUOUS Oral Examination: DECEMBER 9, 2019 Note: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, part-time and full-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County . Final appointment will be conditional upon successfully passing a County paid pre-employment drug screening (if applicable for position) and a job-related background investigation. Stanislaus County supports the good health of its workforce. More information is available at http://myclubwellness.org Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. Closing Date/Time: 12/6/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fill vacancies for Stanislaus Regional 9-1-1 and establish an eligible list to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies. While this is a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately, as this recruitment may close at any time. BILINGUAL APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please callNEOGOVat 1-855-524-5627 The tentative schedule for testingin 2019/2020 is as follows: Please note these dates are tentative and subject to change. You will be notified to each testing event at least seven(7) days prior to the actual test date. ABOUT THE COUNTY Stanislaus County is located in Central California within 90 minutes of the San Francisco Bay Area, the Silicon Valley, Sacramento, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and California's Central Coast. With an estimated 538,388 people calling this area home, the community reflects a region rich in diversity with a strong sense of community. Two of California's major north-south transportation routes (Interstate 5 and Highway 99) intersect the area and the County has quickly become one of the dominant logistics center locations on the west coast. The County is home to a vibrant arts community with the world-class Gallo Center for the Arts, a symphony orchestra, and abundant visual and performing arts. Stanislaus County is a global center for agribusiness, positioned by its mild Mediterranean climate, rich soils and progressive farming practices. The area is recognized internationally for agricultural innovation with wine, almonds, poultry, milk, cattle, and walnuts being some of the features industries. The County is also home to Stanislaus State University, Modesto Junior College and benefits from satellite locations of other high quality educational institutions. The County was established in 1854 and has a total land area of 1,515 square miles. Temperatures range from an average low of 38 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter, to an average high of 85 degrees in the summer. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT Stanislaus Regional 9-1-1 provides twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week public safety emergency dispatch service and is the answering point for the 911 telephone system. Dispatching is provided for 22 Law Enforcement and Fire agencies within Stanislaus County. ABOUT THE POSITION The Emergency Call Taker is the entry-level classification for newly appointed and inexperienced employees in the Emergency Dispatcher classification series. Emergency Dispatch provides twenty-four hours a day, seven-days a week public safety emergency dispatch service, and is the focal point for the 9-1-1 telephone system. Shifts are day, evening and nights, rotating every four months. The 12-hour work schedule consists of working a three-day work period followed by a three-day regular day off period. In addition to formalized training, Emergency Call Takers, under direct supervision, learn and practice standardized dispatching procedures, and gain knowledge of the operations of the 9-1-1 emergency telephone system and the computer-aided dispatching system. Individuals in this position will be required to demonstrate their competence through verbal and practical tests and performance evaluations on a weekly basis during their trainee employment. This is necessary due to the high degree of liability the call taker can incur both individually and for the County or contract Public Safety Agency. The basic qualification to advance to an Emergency Dispatcher shall be proficiency in the skills of an Emergency Call Taker PLUS one radio position group (Fire, Police, and Sheriff). This position is subject to overtime, standby, and callback assignments. PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT (PHS) REVIEW/SELECTION INTERVIEW - PASS/FAIL Candidates who pass the written examination will complete a PHS. Those who satisfactorily perform in the PHS Review/Selection Interview process may move forward in the recruitment process. A sample similar to the PHS requiredis viewable by clicking on the following link and selectingBackground/Hiring Form 2-255 Personal History Statement - Public Safety Dispatcher: http://www.post.ca.gov/forms.aspx Typical Tasks Receive complaints and requests for assistance at the Stanislaus Regional 9-1-1; Procure accurate and timely information needed to classify and dispatch user agencies; Classify complaint type and enter data into the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system; Determine appropriate response and course of action in accordance with established policy, procedures, and codes; Provide information to field units, the public and other agencies; and Relay calls and information to other appropriate agencies in or out of the Stanislaus County 9-1-1 system. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Quickly and accurately follow written and oral instruction; Learn rules and regulations quickly and interpret them correctly; Reason clearly, analyzing situations rapidly and accurately in order to quickly adopt an effective course of action; Speak clearly and concisely using proper English; Hear and distinguish between several voices at the same time while acquiring and retaining the information; Spell correctly using proper English; Function efficiently and calmly under pressure; Type accurately at a minimum speed of 35 (net) words per minute; Rapidly and accurately operate complex computerized equipment; Read and understand maps; Monitor multiple CRT screens simultaneously; Properly use a headset; Be independently mobile during limited staffing hours; Pick up and carry manuals and directories weighing up to 12 pounds; Sit continuously for long periods of time during a twelve-hour shift; and Neck movement is required when performing job tasks such as viewing the keyboard, mouse, monitor screens, reading, research, page turning and handwriting. KNOWLEDGE The techniques, procedures and methods used in the operation of a public safety communications center; The use and proper care of radio, telephone and other job-related equipment; Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations pertinent to public safety operations; The location of major streets, highways, rivers, public places and geographical landmarks within Stanislaus County; and The general functions of the Sheriff's Department, City Police, Fire Departments and other public safety agencies. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Graduation from high school or possession of the high school level General Education Development (GED) Certificate; AND Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, mentioned above. An example is call taking experience in a computer-aided public safety dispatch center; AND TYPING CERTIFICATE A typing certification (within four years) from Workforce Development, a temporary staffing agency or a comparable institution is required to be attached to your application. Internet typing certificates are not accepted. The certificate must be a three (3) to five (5) minute timed test, net corrected of 35 words per minute (WPM). Typing certificates must be on agency letterhead, dated and signed by the issuing agency and have net words per minute listed. You may also fax to (209) 552-3950 or brought into our office at 3705 Oakdale Road, Modesto, CA before 5: 00pm on the final filing date . If you are not able to submit your typing certificate, you must call (209) 552-3900 before 5:00pm on the final filing date to make other arrangements. The certificate must be a three (3) to five (5) minute timed test, net corrected of 35 words per minute (WPM). LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. BACKGROUND All offers of employment will be contingent upon individuals passing an extensive background investigation required by the Department of Justice because of computer access to confidential criminal information. In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable categories. Please list any qualifications you may have within the "Duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Six (6) months of call taking experiences in an emergency dispatch environment at time of appointment. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Emergency Dispatchers Bargaining Unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classified position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months for a total of eighteen months. The probationary period does not apply to unclassified positions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application form. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. RECRUITMENT ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Applicants requiring testing accommodations are required to complete and submit the Testing Accommodation Request Form prior to the test administration date. Special arrangements for religious convictions should be included in the"Additional Information" section of the application http://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/ADATestingForm.pdf form. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening *if applicable and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this flyer to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understandings, and such information prevails over information contained in this flyer. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Personnel. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management". Find out if you qualify for the AES Public Service Loan Forgiveness program for full-time public sector employees (PSLF) by contacting (866) 706-5005. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fillvacancies forStanislaus Regional 9-1-1and establish eligible list to fill future and part time vacancies. While this is a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately, as this recruitment may close at any time. Bilingual Applicant's are encouraged to apply. Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. The tentative schedule for testing in 2019 is as follows: Please note these dates are tentative and subject to change. You will be notified at leastseven (7) days prior to the actual test date. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT Stanislaus Regional 9-1-1 provides twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week public safety emergency dispatch service and is the answering point for the 911 telephone system. Dispatching is provided for 22 Law Enforcement and Fire agencies within Stanislaus County. ABOUT THE POSITION The Emergency Dispatcher performs basic dispatching duties at an assigned operating position. This classification is expected to be fully trained and to possess the skills, knowledge and abilities necessary in the operations of the 9-1-1 emergency telephone system and the computer-aided dispatching system. Emergency Dispatch provides twenty-four hours a day, seven-days a week public safety emergency dispatch service, and is the focal point for the 9-1-1 telephone system. Shifts are day, evening and nights, rotating every four months. The 12-hour work schedule consists of working a three-day work period followed by a three-day regular day off period. This position is subject to shift, weekend, overtime, mandate, and on-call assignments. Performs related duties as assigned. Personal History Statement (PHS) Review/Selection Interview - Pass/Fail Candidates who pass the written examination will complete a PHS. Those who satisfactorily perform in the PHS Review/Selection Interview process may move forward in the recruitment process. A sample similar to the PHS requiredis viewable by clicking on the following link and selectingBackground/Hiring Form 2-255 Personal History Statement - Public Safety Dispatcher: http://www.post.ca.gov/forms.aspx Typical Tasks Receives and screens complaints and requests for assistance at the 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Dispatch Center; Procures accurate and timely information needed to classify and dispatch user agencies; Classifies complaint types and enters data into the computer aided dispatch system; Determines appropriate response and course of action in accordance with established policy, procedures and codes; Dispatches personnel and resources by phone, computer, and/or radio communications equipment; Provides information to field units, the public, and other agencies; Monitors field units and emergency systems; Relays calls and information to other appropriate agencies in or out of the Stanislaus County 9-1-1 system; and Acts as a trainer at an assigned position, in the classroom, or as directed. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Quickly and accurately follow written and oral instructions; Learn rules and regulations quickly and interpret them correctly; Reason clearly, analyzing situations rapidly and accurately in order to quickly adopt an effective course of action; Dispatch public safety equipment in a coordinated manner; Speak clearly and concisely using proper English; Hear and distinguish between several voices at the same time while acquiring and retaining the information; Spell correctly using proper English; Function efficiently and calmly under pressure; Type accurately at a minimum speed of 35 (net) words per minute; Rapidly and accurately operate complex computerized equipment; Read and understand maps; Monitor four (4) CRT screens simultaneously; Properly use a headset; Be independently competent during limited staffing hours; Pick up and carry manuals and directories weighing up to 12 pounds; Sit continuously for long periods of time during a twelve hour shift; and Neck movement is required when performing job tasks such as viewing the keyboard, mouse, monitor screens, reading, research, page turning and handwriting. KNOWLEDGE The techniques, procedures and methods used in the operation of a public safety communications center; The use and proper care of radio, telephone and other job-related equipment; Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations pertinent to public safety operations; The location of major streets, highways, rivers, public places and geographical landmarks within Stanislaus County; and The general functions of the Sheriff's Department, city police, fire departments and other public safety agencies. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Graduation from high school or possession of the high school level General Education Development (GED) Certificate; AND Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, mentioned above. An example is dispatching experience in a computer-aided public safety dispatch center; AND Typing certificate, within four years, of 35 wpm (net corrected) from any temporary agency or comparable institution. The certificate must be a three to five minute timed test. TYPING CERTIFICATE A Typing certificate(within four years), of 35 wpm (net corrected) from any temporary agency or comparable institution is required to be attached to your application. If that is not possible, they must be faxed to (209) 552-3950 or brought into our office at 3705 Oakdale Road, Modesto, CA before 5:00pm on the final filing date . If you are not able to submit your typing certificate, you must call (209) 552-3900 before 5:00pm on the final filing date to make other arrangements. The certificate must be a three (3) to five (5) minute timed test, net corrected of 35 words per minute (WPM). Typing certificates must be on agency letterhead, dated and signed by the issuing agency and have net words per minute listed. Internet typing certificates are not accepted. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. BACKGROUND All offers of employment will be contingent upon individuals passing an extensive background investigation required by the Department of Justice because of computer access to confidential criminal information. In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualifications you may have within the "duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Six months of call taking experience in an emergency dispatch environment at time of appointment. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Emergency Dispatch bargaining unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classified position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months for a total of eighteen months. The probationary period does not apply to unclassified positions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application form. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special test arrangements you require in the "Additional Information" section of the application form. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening *if applicable and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this flyer to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understandings, and such information prevails over information contained in this flyer. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Personnel. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management". Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Various, California, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Part Time
About the Opportunity Stanislaus County is recruiting for college students to help throughout its 27 departments. This particular recruitment requires you tobe a college student.College Interns are classified as part-time and employees are considered extra-help. To assist us in moving you along in the recruitment process, pleaseanswer the supplemental questions. ABOUT THE POSITION Clerical/Community Aides provide routine to difficult support tasks and services to various County departments and operations under supervision. Duties within this classification may have a clerical emphasis, community partner emphasis, or a combination of both. For positions with clerical emphasis, primary job duties are clerical. For positions with a community partner or Public Information emphasis,,the primaryjob duty is working with the community, either in an office, clinic, or conducting outreach. This will include meeting with the public in private, group settings, or during outreach events, understanding and making referrals to community resources and fostering communication between the public and the department or County. Thisstarting position isdesigned to exercise general clerical tasks and learn County procedures. As experience is gained, there is greater independence of action within established guidelines. Incumbents may also be subject to overtime, standby, callback, weekend, holidayand shift work. Position performs related duties as assigned. Part-time County employees are automatically enrolled into the PARS Retirement System. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management". Typical Tasks Clerical Emphasis - Typical Tasks Maintain alphabetic and numeric files by retrieving and filing a variety of documents; Search files for specific information; Monitor files for completeness and propriety; Receive, segregate and route mail; Order, receive, log and distribute supplies and monitor inventory; Compile information and data necessary for the preparation of various departmental reports; Maintain routine operational records by transferring, coding and indexing data; Answer the telephone, take messages, meet and assist the public; Greet customers and direct them to appropriate services; Respond to customer inquiries regarding computer/equipment usage; Issue access cards; Perform a limited amount of typing incidental to other tasks; Enterdata into an automated computer system; Operate a cash register and collect fees; and Operate modern office equipment, including computer, scanner/copier, fax and microfilm machine. Community Partner Emphasis - Typical Tasks Meet regularly with designated population; Provide support and guidance based on life experience; Act as a liaison between designated population and public entities; Create, plan and carry out activities that provide information, encouragement and support; Demonstrate a commitment to quality customer service by interacting with customers in a friendly and helpful manner, referring questions to appropriate staff; Provide information and referrals regarding available services within the community; Search and compile data necessary for the preparation of various departmental reports; Participate in meetings andoutreach events; Work closely with internal and external partners; Keep accurate records and input data into an automated computer system; Complete necessary paperwork timely and accurately;and Deliver materials to appropriate locations. Public Information Emphasis - Typical Tasks Participate in meetings, outreach events and give public presentations; Follow up on messages from residents or members of the media; Social media, digital communication and photography; Draft press releases and edit web site content; Copy editing and written report preparation; Participate in the development and implementation of marking and public relations plans; Assist in developing, maintaining and expanding marketing channels to stake holders; and Assist with the preparation, set-up and take-down of public relations events. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Follow oral and written instructions; Accurately perform a wide variety of clerical work of routine to average difficulty; Learn the operation of office equipment related to the job; and Deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner. KNOWLEDGE Proper usage of grammar and punctuation; Alphabetic and numeric filing methods; Basic mathematics; and Modernoffice procedures and practices. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Must have junior or senior standing and be enrolled in a four-year degree program; OR Current student enrolled in the last semester of a two-year degree program; OR Enrolled in a graduate program; OR Enrolled in college level coursework and have special measurable technical skills. Applicants must also meet each of the below requirements at time of submittingapplication: Submit a letter of recommendation from an instructorof currenteducational institute, college or university; AND Have a current cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 ( student to submit copy of last grade report with cumulative GPA ); AND Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills; AND Have strong initiative and the ability to work independently; AND Meet Department/Division specific qualifications. In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualificationsyou may have within the "Duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Equivalent of three (3) months full-time general office experience. Application and Selection Procedures APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications EXAMINATION PROCESS Most County recruitments consists of the steps detailed below and are governed by Merit Principles. The examination process ensures that all applicants are given the same opportunity to gain employment within Stanislaus County. Application Review and Screening . Applications are carefully screened based on information provided.Thosewho submit incomplete applications that lack relevant qualifications or do not submit all required documents will not be invited to move on. Written Examination . Applicants will be invited to participate in a written exam that tests knowledge for the position. Oral Examination . Applicants are invited to a panel interview in which they will be evaluated by County subject matter experts. Eligible Lists . Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for six months, but may be extended up to eighteen months. Note: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help/part-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County . Final appointment will be conditional upon successfully passing a County paid pre-employment drug screening (if applicable for position) and a job-related background investigation. Stanislaus County supports the good health of its workforce. More information is available at http://myclubwellness.org Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Sep 19, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity This recruitment is being conducted to fill a vacancy for Behavioral Health and Recovery Services and establish an eligible list to fill part-time/on-call vacancies within Behavioral Health and Recovery Services. While this ais a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. To learn more about Behavioral Health & Recovery Services, click here . THE POSITION Stanislaus County is establishing an eligibility list for Full-Time and Extra-Help/On-Call Psychiatric Nurse II for the Department of Behavioral Health & Recovery Services. Psychiatric Nurses can be assigned, based on departmental needs, to one of our various program sites serving children, adults and older adults. Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Registered Nurses Bargaining Unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classification position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months, for a total of eighteen months. Incumbents may also be subject to overtime, standby, callback, weekend, holiday and shift assignments as identified in their MOU (Memorandum of Understanding). The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management". Typical Tasks TYPICAL TASKS Assist in the promotion and maintenance of quality care through the review of clinical documentation; Meet with clients to monitor for medication efficacy and side effects; Follow through with recommendations from the physician in the medication management of clients; Prepare clinical documentation on a daily basis on multiple clients; Complete pharmacy orders; Complete pre-authorizations for prescriptions; Administer IM medications, also including charting responses and progress in accordance with treatment plans and providing education on physical and psychological effects of medication and its relationships to the overall treatment plan; May assist in completing referrals to other agencies; May perform initial assessments; Provide support to clients and their families; Provide crisis assessments and 5150 referrals, crisis stabilization and follow-up communication; Utilize an electronic health record for documentation purposes; Adhere to strict timelines with documentation through same day notification; May provide community presentations and education; May identify documentation-related problems or appropriateness of stay based upon the medical record; May do data entry using Microsoft Access and some Microsoft Excel; Distribute documentation efforts utilizing the Teleforms system; Adhere to confidentiality standards for BHRS and other agencies; Participate on Quality Management teams with other disciplines and agencies; Participate in promoting positive customer relations; and May act as a team leader. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILL/ABILITIES Establish rapport and communicate with empathy toward mentally ill individuals; Establish and maintain effective communication with other mental health professionals; Keep accurate medical records and prepare clear and concise nursing reports; Provide consultation to colleagues and other participants in the program; and Deal with people who may be combative. KNOWLEDGE Psychodynamic principles and fundamentals of psychotherapy; Basic diagnostic categories of mental illness; Psychopharmacology; and Disease entities and interventions, and nursing skills and procedures. We recognize your time is valuable, please only apply if you meet the following required qualifications. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Graduation from an accredited school or registered nursing program; AND Valid License as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of California; AND BLS CPR for Healthcare Providers; AND One year or more paid experience as a psychiatric nurse or trainee. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. Applicant screening, in addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of thesedesirable qualificationsyou may have within the "duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS One year experience working in a psychiatric setting. Application and Selection Procedures APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application form. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. EXAMINATION PROCESS Most County recruitments consists of the steps detailed below and are governed by Merit Principles. The examination process ensures that all applicants are given the same opportunity to gain employment within Stanislaus County. Application Review and Screening . Applications are carefully screened based on information provided.Thosewho submit incomplete applications that lack relevant qualifications or do not submit all required documents will not be invited to move on. Written Examination . Applicants will be invited to participate in a written exam that tests knowledge for the position. Oral Examination . Applicants are invited to a panel interview in which they will be evaluated by County subject matter experts. Eligible Lists . Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for six months, but may be extended up to eighteen months. Note: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, part-time and full-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County . Final appointment will be conditional upon successfully passing a County paid pre-employment drug screening (if applicable for position) and a job-related background investigation. Stanislaus County supports the good health of its workforce. More information is available at http://myclubwellness.org Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. Closing Date/Time:
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fill a vacancy for the Sheriff's Department and establish an eligible list to fill future full-time vacancies. While this is a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately, as this recruitment may close at any time. Please note that testing dates are not scheduled at this time. You will be notified whether or not you are invited to each testing event at least five (5) days prior to the actual test date. Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. ABOUT THE COUNTY Stanislaus County is located in Central California within 90 minutes of the San Francisco Bay Area, the Silicon Valley, Sacramento, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and California's Central Coast. With an estimated 538,388 people calling this area home, the community reflects a region rich in diversity with a strong sense of community. Two of California's major north-south transportation routes (Interstate 5 and Highway 99) intersect the area and the County has quickly become one of the dominant logistics center locations on the west coast. The County is home to a vibrant arts community with the world-class Gallo Center for the Arts, a symphony orchestra, and abundant visual and performing arts. Stanislaus County is a global center for agribusiness, positioned by its mild Mediterranean climate, rich soils and progressive farming practices. The area is recognized internationally for agricultural innovation with wine, almonds, poultry, milk, cattle, and walnuts being some of the features industries. The County is also home to Stanislaus State University, Modesto Junior College and benefits from satellite locations of other high quality educational institutions. The County was established in 1854 and has a total land area of 1,515 square miles. Temperatures range from an average low of 38 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter, to an average high of 85 degrees in the summer. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT TheStanislausCounty Sheriff's Department is dedicated to serve and protect the community through the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct by ENFORCEMENT, PREVENTION and EDUCATION in partnership with our community. Our Community demands the best service we can provide, and so we continually search for candidates who have a strong desire to make a positive impact on it. TheStanislausCounty Sheriff's Department offers multiple career opportunities in an organization that maintains Pride in Service, Dedication to Duty and Excellence in Performance. ABOUT THE POSITION The Deputy Sheriff performs routine law enforcement and crime prevention duties, serves as Deputy Coroner, and performs other related duties. This position is subject to overtime, standby, shift, and callback assignments. The following are Specialty Positions/Teams within theStanislausCounty Sheriff's Department: Positions Civil Division Contract Cities Coroners Facility Court Services Detectives Special Vehicles Operations unit StanCATT StanislausDrug Enforcement Agency Traffic/Motors Teams Aero Squadron Bomb Team Dive Team Honor Guard K-9 Mounted Unit S.W.A.T. This Recruitment is for the following levels: Academy Level (Full time/Extra Help) Entry Level - POST Certified (Full time) Lateral Transfers (Full time) Reserve Level I (Part Time/Extra Help) You must indicate on your Supplemental Questionnaire (Question #1) which level you are applying for. Lateral candidates are highly encouraged to contact StanCERA regarding the specifics on retirement tiers and plans as it may affect current contributions. Contact can be made by calling (209) 525-6393 or http://www.stancera.org/ Typical Tasks Patrol assigned areas for the protection of life and property; Serve legal papers such as subpoenas, summons, complaints, and writs of attachment, execution and restitution; Collect fees due the County; Serve warrants and makes arrests; Conduct coroner's investigations and secure property; Investigate accidents; Administer first aid; Receive and answer complaints; Prepare reports and keep routine records; Interrogate persons suspected of crimes; Prepare evidence for court presentation; Appear in court as a witness or arresting officer; Transport prisoners; Work in the courts as a Bailiff; Perform identification and photographic work; and Work administrative or special assignments. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS & ABILITIES Secure information from witnesses and suspects; Write clear and comprehensive reports; Demonstrate physical endurance, agility and strength; Understand written and oral instructions; Make independent decisions while working in the field; Work with and control sensitive, confidential information; Operate a motor vehicle. KNOWLEDGE OF Principles and practices of law enforcement and community regulations; and Criminal law with particular reference to apprehension, arrest, search and seizures. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Physically perform essential job functions typical of the duties of Deputy Sheriff; Read or see objects under ambient, limited or artificial lighting, and at a reasonable distance with sufficient clarity to permit their recording or accurate description (i.e., persons, vehicles, license numbers, addresses, street signs, items of property, written messages, printed material, etc.); Hear normal speech and other audible events, even in combination with other environmental noise (i.e., gunshots, cries for help, glass breaking, alarm bells ringing, etc.); and Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time; walk, run, jump, kneel, crouch, twist, stoop, squat, crawl and climb; carry the average weight of a person (approximately 165 pounds); take physical charge of a person who may resist arrest; work indoors and outdoors, including extreme heat and cold; tolerate extreme noise and vibrations; work in a confined working space; work with chemicals, explosive materials, and mechanical and electrical hazards CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS Pursuant to Government Code Section 1031 applicants for peace officer positions must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION DEPUTY SHERIFF I Meet one of the following pattern requirements Pattern I - ACADEMY LEVEL Must be currently enrolled or attending a POST certified basic law enforcement academy or have successfully complete a POST certified basic academy not more than six (6) months prior to the date of application. (Please note if you are hired before the completion of your Academy you will be hired at the Deputy Sheriff Trainee level at an hourly rate of $25.16 - $30.59.) You must submit a copy of your proof of enrollment in an Academy. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT THIS DOCUMENTATION ATTACHED WILL BE REJECTED AS INCOMPLETE. Pattern II - ENTRY LEVEL Have successfully completed (at any time) a California POST certified basic law enforcement academy and have one (1) year or more experience as a sworn peace officer with a California law enforcement agency with less than a three (3) year break in service, and be eligible for appointment as a Peace Officer under Section 830.1PC. You must submit a copy of your basic POST certificate or other documentation to substantiate your eligibility. OR have successfully passed a Basic course waiver exam within the last three (3) years with documentation from POST. You must submit a copy of your valid Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT THIS DOCUMENTATION ATTACHED WILL BE REJECTED AS INCOMPLETE. Pattern III - LATERAL TRANSFERS Must have successfully completed (at any time) a California POST certified basic law enforcement academy and have one (1) year or more experience as a sworn peace officer with a California law enforcement agency with less than a three (3) year break in service, and be eligible for appointment as a Peace Officer under Section 830.1PC. You must submit a copy of your basic POST certificate or other documentation to substantiate your eligibility. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT THIS DOCUMENTATION ATTACHED WILL BE REJECTED AS INCOMPLETE. Pattern IV - RESERVE LEVEL (PART TIME/EXTRA HELP ONLY) Must have successfully completed a California POST certified basic law enforcement academy within the past three (3) years and POST certificate must be current and valid at time of appointment; OR Have successfully passed a Basic course waiver exam within the last three (3) years with documentation from POST. You must submit a copy of your valid Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT THIS DOCUMENTATION ATTACHED WILL BE REJECTED AS INCOMPLETE. In addition to either Pattern I, II, III, & IV you must meet the following: Graduation from high school or passage of high school level General Education Development (GED) test; AND Physical/manipulative abilities required by the department; AND Mental/cognitive abilities required by the department; AND Possess a valid First Aid and CPR Certificate within six (6) months from the date of appointment; AND Pursuant to Government Code Section 1031applicants for peace officer positionsmust be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship; AND Not less than 21 years of age at time of appointment. Pursuant to Government Code Section 1031 applicants for peace officer positions must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship . DEPUTY SHERIFF II Two (2) years of full time experience equivalent to a Stanislaus County Deputy Sheriff I; AND Successful completion of: Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Training 11550 Health and Safety Training or the equivalent approved by the Sheriff's Department Administration Basic Traffic Collision Investigation Training Pursuant to Government Code Section 1031 applicants for peace officer positions must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Note: No felony convictions. Must be of good moral character and must not have been convicted of a crime for which the punishment could have been imprisonment in a Federal penitentiary or State prison. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. Veterans' Preference Program eligible job classification. For more information please click on the following link http://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/hiringpreference.pdf In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualifications you may have within the "Duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university OR 5+ years of prior law enforcement experience OR Prior Military experience OR English/Spanish bilingual ability Application and Selection Procedures PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAMINATION - PASS/FAIL Physical Agility Examination - Pass/Fail: A timed physical agility exam will be administered. The physical agility exam may include, but is not limited to, the following events: 500 yard run, 165 pound body drag, 99 yard obstacle course, and 2 fence climbs. ORAL EXAMINATION - SCORED Oral Examination - Scored: An oral examination will be offered during this recruitment. The oral examination panel will consist of at least three panel members from the Sheriff's Department, community and/or local law enforcement. A minimum score of 70% must be obtained in order to continue in the process. PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT (PHS) REVIEW - PASS/FAIL Personal History Statement (PHS) Review/Selection Interview - Pass/Fail: Those candidates that pass the physical agility and oral examination will complete a PHS. Qualifying candidates will be invited to meet with a Sheriff's Investigator who will conduct a PHS Review/Selection Interview. Those who satisfactorily perform in the PHS Review/Selection Interview process may have his/her name remain on the eligibility list for a period of six (6) months. Personal History Statement http://lib.post.ca.gov/Publications/2-251-phsPeaceOfficers.doc Assuming sufficient vacancies, a selected number of candidates will be chosen from the eligibility list in rank order to proceed in the selection process. As part of the selection process, candidates will be expected to pass a(n): 1. In-Depth Background Investigation 2. Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) or Polygraph Examination 3. Psychological Examination 4. Medical Examination Unsatisfactory results in any aspect of the foregoing, including background investigation findings, may result in removal from the eligible list. . Supplemental Questionnaire - Qualifying: All applicants are required to complete and submit the questionnaire for this examination at the time of filing. The supplemental questionnaire is considered part of the application and may be used throughout the examination process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications and acceptability for the position. ALL APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTALQUESTIONAIREWILL BE DISQUALIFIED. CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Stanislaus Sworn Deputies Association Bargaining Unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classified position are required to serve an eighteen-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months for a total of twenty four months. The probationary period does not apply to unclassified positions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. RECRUITMENT ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities and religious convictions. Applicants requiring testing accommodations are required to complete and submit the Testing Accommodation Request Form prior to the test administration date. Special arrangements for religious convictions should be included in the "Additional Information" section of the application form. http://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/ADATestingForm.pdf GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening (*if applicable) and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural origin, ancestry, political affiliations, sex, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, age (over 40), pregnancy related conditions, medical condition (cancer related). Physical (including AIDS) or mental disability. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. Meet minimum standards required for peace officers as set forth in Govt. Code 1031. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. JOB TASK ANALYSIS INFORMATION The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management." PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM Find out if you qualify for the AES Public Service Loan Forgiveness program for full-time public sector employees (PSLF) by contacting (866) 706-5005. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service WELLNESS PROGRAM Learn more about Club Wellness, a program designed to facilitate and encourage the good health of the Stanislaus County's workforce. http://myclubwellness.org DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this bulletin to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding, and such information prevails over information contained in this bulletin. Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Human Resources. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA County Counsel -Ste. 6400, California, United States
Jun 04, 2019
Full Time
About the Opportunity This recruitment is being conducted to fill two vacancies for the County Counsel Office and to establish an eligibility list to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies.While this is a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately, as this recruitment may close at any time. To learn more about County Counsel, click here . THE POSITION Human Resources and Labor Law Attorney The Human Resources and Labor Law section advises and trains County departments and managers regarding a wide array of labor and employment matters, including hiring, training, compensating, and disciplining employees; reasonably accommodating employees and complying with employee leave laws and policies; negotiating and finalizing labor contracts; drafting personnel policies; and complying with the County's policies and state and federal labor, employment, and equal opportunity laws. Attorneys in this section also represent the County and its departments in cases before the County's personnel board, labor arbitrators, the Public Employment Relations Board, the EEOC, the DFEH, and other state and federal administrative agencies. Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Unclassified Service of the County and considered "at will" for labor relations purposes. The individual selected will participate in the Stanislaus County Pay-for-Performance program, as well as receive additional benefits. Incumbents may also be subject to overtime, standby, callback, weekend, holiday and shift assignments as identified in their MOU (Memorandum of Understanding). The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management." Typical Tasks The specific duties depend on the experience and qualifications of the individual. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Perform highly complex legal research work; Analyze and apply legal principles and precedents to legal problems; Present statement of fact, law, and arguments clearly and logically; Draft ordinances, resolutions, and regulations; Propose legislative measures; and Travel to local, State and Federal Courts. KNOWLEDGE Legal principles and their application; Legal research methods; Principles of administrative and public law; and Duties, powers, limitations, and authority of the County Counsel's Office. We recognize your time is valuable, please only apply if you meet the following required qualifications. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Deputy County Counsel II Any combination of training and experience that would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed above. Deputy County Counsel III Three (3) years of experience as a Deputy County Counsel or the equivalent legal experience in public or private services; AND Additional experience is needed in at least one (1) of the following areas: public, civil, labor and employment, or contract law. Deputy County Counsel IV Four (4) years of experience as a Deputy County Counsel or the equivalent legal experience in public or private services; AND Additional experience is needed in at least one (1) of the following areas: public, civil, labor and employment, or contract law. Deputy County Counsel V Five (5) years of experience as a Deputy County Counsel or the equivalent legal experience in public or private services; AND Additional experience is needed in at least one (1) of the following areas: public, civil, labor and employment, or contract law. Possession of an active, valid membership in the California State Bar is evidence of sufficient education for this classification. LICENSE The individual selected must be an active member of the California State Bar at the time of appointment. The Bar membership must be listed at the appropriate section on the application form; AND Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualifications you may have within the "duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Human Resources and Labor Law Attorney Experience advising public sector clients regarding employee benefits, including retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and benefits-related policies and contracts, labor and employment matters, the Public Safety Officer's Bill of Rights, disciplinary proceedings and labor negotiations. Application and Selection Procedures APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. EXAMINATION PROCESS Most County recruitments consists of the steps detailed below and are governed by Merit Principles. The examination process ensures that all applicants are given the same opportunity to gain employment within Stanislaus County. Application Review and Screening . Applications are carefully screened based on information provided.Thosewho submit incomplete applications that lack relevant qualifications or do not submit all required documents will not be invited to move on. Written Examination . Applicants will be invited to participate in a written exam that tests knowledge for the position. Oral Ex amination . Applicants are invited to a panel interview in which they will be evaluated by County subject matter experts. Eligible Lists . Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for six months, but may be extended up to eighteen months. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Application Deadline: Continuous Oral Examination: As qualified applicants applied Note: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, part-time and full-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County. Final appointment will be conditional upon successfully passing a County paid pre-employment drug screening (if applicable for position) and a job-related background investigation. Stanislaus County supports the good health of its workforce. More information is available at http://myclubwellness.org Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. Closing Date/Time: Continuous