Stanislaus County

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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.

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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.

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Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fill a vacancy for the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Officeand establish an eligible list to fill future full-time vacancies. Oral examinations are tentatively scheduled for the week of June 24, 2019. Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. Candidates are required to pass a thorough background investigation. A sample of the information required to submit for the background investigationis 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 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) traverse 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 and Modesto Junior College and it also 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 94 degrees in the summer. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT The Office of the District Attorney is responsible for the prosecution of all misdemeanor and felony crimes that occur within the County. District Attorney staff represent the People of the State of California in both criminal and quasi-criminal cases, provide support and assistance to crime victims, and work in partnership with local law enforcement agencies to promote public safety. Our mission is to SEEK JUSTICE, SERVE JUSTICE, DO JUSTICE. ABOUT THE POSITION Victim Advocate's provide a variety of services to victims of crime for the District Attorney's Office. The Victim Advocate works in conjunction with Deputy District Attorneys to assist victims of crime, their families and/or witnesses by providing support and mandated services. Incumbents interview clients, evaluate problems, and manage a caseload. The Victim Advocate also provides information regarding the criminal justice system and court process, processes victim claims, provides referrals to social and legal resources, and performs related duties as assigned. Victim Advocate I is the entry-level class in this series. Incumbents work under close supervision while learning program rules, regulations, procedures, and forms. Responsibilities and breadth of knowledge increase with more years of experience. Victim Advocate II is the journey-level class in this series. Victim Advocate II is the experienced level classification. Incumbents are expected to perform the full range of duties, including the assignment of more difficult or complex cases. Incumbents generally work under minimal supervision and exercise initiative and independent judgment in applying laws, rules and regulations, and in analyzing and resolving a variety of non-routine problems. The work is performed with greater independence to prioritize work assignments, solve problems, and exercise judgment within a framework of established policies and procedures. The Victim Advocate may be assigned to work with offenders following AB 109 guidelines. Hours for the position may vary and include weekends. The length of employment iscontingentupon grant funding. Grant funding is reviewed each fiscal year. Typical Tasks Victim Advocate I Perform interactive interviews to elicit and record information, identify need for services, and obtain information on a variety of complex and sensitive subjects; Assist victims in completing a variety of claim documents including reimbursement of medical/mental health expenses, lost income or wages, funeral and relocation costs; Provide crisis intervention and assistance by conducting needs assessment and referrals to other community resources; Confer with Deputy District Attorneys on the status of cases and serve as liaison between victims and Deputy District Attorneys or law enforcement officers; Explain regulations, rules and policies to victims and apprise them of their rights, responsibilities, and eligibility for participation; Encourage and facilitate victim cooperation with the criminal justice process, including orientation regarding court procedures, updating victims on status of case and court appearances; Provide emotional support and encouragement to victims as the case moves through the criminal justice system, including court escort; Contact victims of crime by phone and/or letter to notify of available services; Organize caseload so that necessary case records and documents are processed and updated within specific time limits established by regulation and local policy; Participate in Community Outreach efforts to publicize the services of the program; Attend training programs and assist with presentations to law enforcement and other agencies regarding program activities; and Provide victim services as prescribed by the Victim Service Grant. Victim Advocate II All those listed in Level I plus: Train and supervise volunteers and interns in the Victim Services unit. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Handle a high volume of work amid interruptions; Interview and counsel effectively in a variety of crisis situations and settings; Correctly interpret rules and regulations regarding participation in Victim Witness Program to clients/public; Accurately gather, record and correctly evaluate data necessary for determination of eligibility based on knowledge of department and program rules; Elicit information from and give information to applicants in difficult circumstances involving emotional disturbance; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with public/private agencies, staff, the general public and law enforcement agencies; Organize information and insure its completeness and accuracy; Communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing; and Assist victims/witnesses to court. KNOWLEDGE Laws concerning the rights and responsibilities of victims and witnesses of crimes; Rules of professional confidentiality concerning victim and advocate, as well as of attorney/client work product; Techniques for gaining rapport with and cooperation of emotional and reticent individuals who may be members of a variety of ethnic and socio-economic groups; Interviewing principles and techniques; Criminal justice system in order to assist victims; Services and resources available to the public inStanislausCounty; Proper English construction and general communication skills; Governmental structure and operating procedure; Standard office practices and procedures; Use of Microsoft Office software (i.e., Word, PowerPoint); and California Victim Compensation Board and available services. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE VICTIM ADVOCATE I PATTERN I Associate of Arts degree in Business, Public Administration, Human Services, Speech and Communications, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or a closely related field; AND One (1) year of experience working in crisis intervention, case management, criminal justice or social services. PATTERN II Three (3) years of experience working in crisis intervention and/or case management in a criminal justice or social services setting. VICTIM ADVOCATE II PATTERN I Three (3) years of experience as a Victim Advocate I or equivalent classification. PATTERN II Bachelor of Arts degree in Business, Public Administration, Human Services, Speech and Communications, Psychology, Criminal Justice or a closely related field; AND Two (2) years of experience working in crisis intervention and/or case management in a criminal justice or social services setting. Proof of education is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call 209-525-7603 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. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to pass a thorough background investigation, including fingerprinting. Certain positions may require the use of bilingual skills requiring demonstrated speaking, reading and/or writing fluency in a foreign language. OTHER Incumbents of positions in this classification must complete the required minimum hours of entry level training provided by the Department within the first twelve (12) months of appointment. They must also be willing to learn all assignments and rotate into any assignment as required. Eligibility to advance to the next level is based on experience and successful performance in the duties of the position. Any refusal to learn an assignment or to rotate into an assignment would be reflected in a performance review and may prevent salary advancement and/or promotion. 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 Ability to speak and read in a second language other than English, in a proficient or fluent capacity; OR Experience working for a government agency; OR Case management services that required visits to client's homes and/or direct client contact; OR Training and/or experience working with domestic violence victims. Application and Selection Procedures CONVICTION/CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION QUESTIONNAIRE Once it is determined that you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you will receive an email informing you to complete a conviction questionnaire (you may be asked to complete this process for each application submitted). You will have five (5) working days from the date on the email to follow the detailed instructions and complete the questionnaire. A completed conviction questionnaire is required to continue in the recruitment process. CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Technical Services Bargaining Unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classified position are required to serve a twelve(12)-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six(6) months for a total of eighteen (18) 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. 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 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. 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 theStanislausCounty'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 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. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
May 15, 2019
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fill multiple full-time vacancies for the Community Services Agency Special Investigations Unit and to establish an eligible list to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County. Oralexaminations are tentatively scheduled for the week of July 8, 2019. 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 The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is a law enforcement team that plays an integral role in supporting theStanislaus County Community Services Agency (CSA)mission aimed at protecting children and adults, assisting with finding a safe place to live, access to food and health care, opportunities to work, and transitioning families towards self-sufficiency and independence. The SIU team is tasked topromote integrity andproper administration ofbenefitsina spectrum of public assistance programs. Essential goals and priorities include: (1) program review and accountability, (2) education and prevention ofprogram fraud, (3) detection, investigation, and prosecution of fraud, (4) recovery and collection of public funds, (5) promoting customer accountability, and (6) ensuring agency fidelity to taxpayer dollars. The CSA team is proud to partner with the community to improve the quality of life for all residents of Stanislaus County. ABOUT THE POSITION The Special Investigator job classification is a sworn peace officer position as defined in California Penal Code Section 830.35(a). Under general supervision, Special Investigators collaborate and interact with benefits administrators, case workers, fraud technicians, customers, support staff and the community to prevent, detect, and follow up on referrals and investigate suspected fraud in public assistance programs administered by the Stanislaus County Community Services Agency. Special Investigators will refer cases for fund recovery, administrative disqualification hearings, criminal prosecution, and perform related work as required.Special Investigators prepare reports, handle evidence, and may be called to testify at administrative and criminal proceedings. The incumbent in this classification generally works a modified 4/10 schedule to meet job demands, but may also be required to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, andis subject to overtime, standby, and callback assignments. This is an unarmed peace officer position that performs field and office work. Candidates selected for this job position will have the opportunity to promote to the Special Investigator II classification upon successful completion of a POST approved Basic or Specialized Investigator Basic Academy and a minimum of one (1)year of service. Special Investigator assignments involve the possibility of bodily injury, dealing with angry, hostile, and potentially combative clientele, and exposure to infectious diseases that can cause chronic illness or death. The work may also include exposure to offensive odors and bodily fluids, and exposure to chemical weapons such as oleoresin capsicum (OC). The incumbent will be required to wear safety equipment such as a ballistic vest and attend perishable skills training to maintain proficiencies required of the position such as defensive tactics, driving, legal updates, and others as deemed necessary by the SIU Chief. BACKGROUND/POST TRAINING To be considered for employment as a Special Investigator I, each candidate must pass a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) background investigation. Information about Peace Officer Selection Requirements Regulations can be found at: https://post.ca.gov/peace-officer-selection-requirements-faqs . Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Requirements: Be of good moral character as determined by successful completion of a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) background screening by a law enforcement agency for peace officer status, and successfully passing a physical and psychological examination required for peace officer certification; Be a citizen of United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship; Be a high school graduate, pass the General Education Development Test indicating high school graduation level, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from a college or university accredited by the Western Association of Colleges and Universities; and Applicants must not have been convicted of a crime for which the punishment could have been imprisonment in a federal penitentiary or a state prison. Any of the following issues can result in failure to pass the background evaluation and will result in the termination of an employment offer. Please consider this when completing your application and overall, be honest. Omission or willful misrepresentation of a material fact or other fraud when securing employment; Inexcusable neglect of duties; Insubordination; Dishonesty; Improper use of drugs, including drunkenness on duty and the use of drugs while on duty; Conviction of a felony or conviction of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude; Discourteous treatment of the public or other employees; Willful disobedience; Failure to pass a credit check. Applicants may also be required to pass a polygraph examination. Special Investigators' Basic Course (POST) Requirements: Penal Code 832.25. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all welfare fraud investigators or inspectors who are appointed as peace officers pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 830.35 on or after January 1, 2001, shall attend and complete a specialized investigators' basic course approved by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training within one year of being hired as a welfare investigator or inspector. Any welfare fraud investigator or inspector appointed prior to January 1, 2001, shall not be required to attend and complete the training required by this section, provided that he or she has been continuously employed in that capacity prior to January 1, 2001, by the county that made the appointment. (b) Any investigator or inspector who possesses a valid basic peace officer certificate as awarded by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training or who has successfully completed the regular basic course certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training basic course within three years prior to appointment shall be exempt from the training requirements of subdivision (a). Special Investigators' Basic Academy (POST) Information: The Special Investigators' Basic Course (SIBC) is 16 weeks in length and will be paid for by the Department for the incumbent to attend within one year of appointment if the incumbent has not already attended the POST SIBC or Basic Academy within three years. The incumbent will be paid on a regular payroll (40 hours a week) for the period of the training. The training requirements can be found at: https://www.post.ca.gov/specialized-investigators-basic-course.aspx . If the incumbent has completed the SIBC or Basic POST Academy, but has not been continuously employed as a peace officer for a period of three years, the incumbent may be required to attend a 3-weekPOST Requalification Course (Exceptions apply). Information about the Requalification Course can be found at: https://post.ca.gov/post-requalification-course . Typical Tasks Conduct investigations of suspected fraudulent receipt of aid; Make consent searches of homes while conducting routine early morning home visits; Locate and interview suspected persons, absent parents and witnesses, and analyze and evaluate their statements; Examine a variety of records to secure information concerning suspected violations; Contact and interview individuals and representatives of business or governmental organizations; Gather, preserve and report facts, statements or affidavits and other evidence for use in legal actions; Conduct surveillance; Interpret and explain the provisions of laws, rules or regulations related to the purpose of the investigations; Make arrangements for the repaying of funds fraudulently obtained; On assignment, act in a liaison capacity between the CSA and the District Attorney's Office; Write detailed reports for submission to the District Attorney's Office for criminal prosecution; Take complaints and write-up allegations of fraud; Testify in Court, Prop 115 Witnesses; Give training to others in the various department sections; Represent the department in the community; Prepare correspondence and reports; Utilize Windows-based computer system for daily case processing; Write search warrants and work in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies to serve warrants and conduct joint investigations; Maintain and adhere to strict confidentiality policies; Be responsive to the needs and concerns of eligibility staff regarding allegations of fraud; and Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Pass a POST peace officer background investigation; Communicate complex information, both orally and in writing, in a manner that is understandable to others; Interview, analyze, and evaluate the statements of witnesses or suspected violators; Uphold and adhere to Peace Officer Code of Ethics; Learn, interpret and apply provisions of the Welfare-Institutions Code, Penal Code, search and seizure laws and legal rights of citizens; Write clear and accurate correspondence and reports; Perform basic mathematical calculations; Deal effectively with citizens and public officials under conditions requiring integrity, initiative, resourcefulness, tact and good judgment; Work irregular hours and overtime in various locations; Remember names, faces and incidents; Be thorough and observant; Analyze situations accurately, think and act quickly in emergencies and adopt an effective course of action; Gather and document information and evidence by observation, record examination and interviews; Proactively pursue recipients for payment of funds fraudulently obtained; Work effectively in a close environment as a productive team member; Utilize computers for research, report writing and record keeping; Work under pressure, and Diffuse and calm suspected violators in an emotionally charged and potentially violent atmosphere. KNOWLEDGE Interviewing techniques; Report writing; Record keeping; Criminal investigation techniques and procedures; Appropriate methods of surveillance, skip tracing methods and knowledge of other sources of information used in locating persons or obtaining facts; Principles of identification, preservation and presentation of evidence; Basic computer operation, and Basic and assertive communication skills. CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS Pursuant to Section 1031.5 of the Government Code, permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as a Peace Officer must have applied for citizenship. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE PATTERN I: Bachelor's degree in Social Science, Political Science, Criminal Justice or related field; AND One (1)year of experience performing duties comparable to a Fraud Technician or Family Services Specialist I/II; OR One (1)year of investigative experience, which included interviewing clients, writing detailed case reports and preparing or presenting evidence or information in court or administrative hearings; OR One (1) year of experience interviewing and independently determining eligibility for public or private social services, medical services, insurance, loans, or related programs (experience applied toward this pattern must be comparable in level to the class of Family Services Specialist I). PATTERN II: Associate of Science or Associate of Arts degree with a minimum of 12 semester units of college level coursework in Criminal Justice (or related field); AND Two (2)years of experience performing duties comparable to a Fraud Technician or Family Services Specialist I/II; OR Two (2) years of investigative experience, which included interviewing clients, writing detailed case reports and preparing or presenting evidence or information in court or administrative hearings; OR Two (2)years of experience interviewing and independently determining eligibility for public or private social services, medical services, insurance, loans, or related programs (experience applied toward this pattern must be comparable in level to the class of Family Services Specialist I). PATTERN III: A minimum of 12 semester units of college level coursework in Criminal Justice (or related field); AND Two (2) years as a Fraud Technician; OR Two (2) years of experience as a Family Services Specialist III in SIU, Quality Control or Hearings. Proof of education is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call 209-558-1200 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. 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 Possession of a valid POST Basic or Special Investigator Basic Certificate. Application and Selection Procedures CONVICTION/CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION QUESTIONNAIRE Once it is determined that you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you will receive an email informing you to complete a conviction questionnaire (you may be asked to complete this process for each application submitted). You will have five (5) working days from the date on the email to follow the detailed instructions and complete the questionnaire. A completed conviction questionnaire is required to continue in the recruitment process. CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Community & Health Services 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. 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. TESTINGACCOMMODATIONS 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 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. 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: 6/14/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Stanislaus County, CA HSA - Public Health - 820 Scenic Dr, California, United States
May 14, 2019
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
May 01, 2019
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA Stanislaus County, California, United States
Apr 12, 2019
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fill vacancies for the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Officeand to 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. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis. Interviews will be held approximately 5-7 days after applicants receive notification of eligibility. Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. The applicant must be an active member of the California State Bar at the time of the hire. STANISLAUSCOUNTY DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Bi-weekly payroll system; 5-step salary range (5% intervals); Health plan coverage for employee and dependents(health, dental, vision); Paid sick leave; Life insurance - employer paid $50,000 in term life insurance; Disability - long term disability insurance; Vacation accrued biweekly: 3.7 hours (0 -2 years of service), 5.24 hours (3 -10 years of service), 6.78 hours (11 -20 years of service), 8.32 hours (21+ years of service); 10 paid holidays; $900 professional development expense reimbursement per year; Paid professional leave up to 60 hours per year; CDAAdues paid by employer; Bar dues paid by employer; Malpractice indemnification provided; MCLEin-house training; Deferred compensation benefit of 2%; and StanCERA- employer/employee paid retirement system (1937 Retirement Act). Retirement transfers accepted from other county systems orPERS. 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) traverse 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 and Modesto Junior College and it also 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 94 degrees in the summer. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT The District Attorney's Office is responsible for the prosecution of all crimes or offenses that occur within the County. District Attorney staff represent the People of the State of California incriminal cases, provide support and assistance to crime victims and work in partnership with local law enforcement agencies to promote public safety. Our mission is to SEEK JUSTICE, SERVE JUSTICE, DO JUSTICE. Our staff consists of approximately147 employees.Thisrecruitment is to fill general criminal prosecutor positions. Eligible lists arenormally good for six months and may be extended for up to one year. ABOUT THE POSITION The Stanislaus County District Attorney is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy District Attorney I-V. As a member of our prosecution team, the incumbent in this position could be assigned to a variety of cases including: driving under the influence, domestic violence, drug sales and possession, elder abuse, child abuse, gang crimes, consumer fraud, environmental crimes, agricultural crimes, auto theft, homicide, sexual assault, human trafficking and more. Incumbents will prepare and prosecute assigned cases with a team of support personnel including investigators, victim advocates, paralegals and clerical support staff. Incumbents will interview witnesses and examine, evaluate, and present evidence while prosecuting the misdemeanor and/or felony cases. The ideal candidate will be a team-player who has a demonstrated passion for seeking and pursuing justice on behalf of victims of crime including some prior experience or connection to prosecution, law enforcement, and/or victim advocacy.No experience is required for appointment as a Deputy District Attorney - I. Candidates may be considered for appointment to a higher level in the classification series based on their level of experience and ability. We are seeking professionals with excellent analytical, research, written communication and oral advocacy skills. Deputy District Attorneys work under the direction of a Chief Deputy District Attorney and are responsible for reviewing investigative reports and evidence submitted by law enforcement, issuance of criminal complaints and the preparation and presentation of criminal cases in court. Deputy District Attorneys draft legal opinions on points of criminal law for argument in court or for dissemination to law enforcement agencies and perform other related duties as required. The District Attorney's Office will provide a formal training program prior to appearing in court. Assignments are based on the experience and training of the individual selected. Typical Tasks ATTORNEY I Handle routine misdemeanor matters.. ATTORNEY II All those listed in Level I plus: All misdemeanor matters; including trials and juvenile matters; Entry level felonies; and Other duties as assigned. ATTORNEY III All those listed in Level I and II plus: Felonies: Preliminary hearings; Trials; Juvenile Court; Orders to show cause; Conservatorships; and Other duties as assigned. ATTORNEY IV All those listed in Level I, II and IIIplus: All felony cases; Track and document statistical data on appropriate cases; and Other duties as assigned. ATTORNEY V All those listed in LevelI, II, III and IV plus: All felony cases, including capital; and May include responsibility for a specialized unit Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITY ATTORNEY I Organize multiple tasks; Prepare and present statements of fact, law and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form; Evaluate facts and evidence; Obtain information through examination; Analyze legal problems and apply legal principles and practices; Follow directions; Accept and learn from criticism; Communicate effectively; Extract information from and coherently provide it to others; Produce research and writing; Accurately document actions; Dress professionally; Work with others in a team environment; Maintain the confidence and respect of members of the legal profession, public officials and other persons contacted in the work process; Public speaking and argument; Write clearly and concisely; Argue clearly and logically; Demonstrate flexibility in approach to legal issues and working with people; "Think on your feet" and ability to explain these thoughts coherently; and Basic computer skills to function effectively in an automated environment. ATTORNEY II Demonstrated skills/ability with Level I qualifications, plus: Evaluate requests for the issuance of criminal complaints; Evaluate cases to determine the parameters of settlement; Present legal motions in court clearly and logically; Review charging documents for accuracy; Demonstrate a working knowledge of applicable code sections, for example the Wel. & Inst. Code, Code of Civil Procedure, Civil Code, and the Evidence Code; The ability to make a determination of what case facts are; Review pleadings for accuracy and sufficiency; Analyze facts and the law to determine if criminal actions are appropriate; Appear at pre-trial and post-trial hearings; and Provide on-going direction to support staff. Office computer efficiency; Basic legal research and writing; Argument; Organization in handling multiple cases; and Basic computing skills to function effectively in an automated environment. ATTORNEY III Demonstrated skills/ability with Level I and II qualifications, plus: Non-trial appearances Evaluate cases to determine the parameters of settlement of complex and multiple issues utilizing state statutes and local rules of court; Represent the office in public; Prepare and present statements of fact, law and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form; Evaluate facts and evidence and obtain information through examination; Initiate criminal actions; Analyze difficult and complex legal problems and apply legal principles and practices; Win the confidence and respect of members of the legal profession, public officials and other persons encountered in the work environment. Provide verbal directions to staff for the proper handling of cases and processing of orders; Use a variety of computer systems to obtain and disseminate information to staff; Discuss cases with opposing counsel to identify issues before going to hearing; Negotiate settlements; Prepare orders and stipulations; Review pleadings and revise as necessary; When appropriate, negotiate settlements with the deputy public defender or private counsel; Present evidence and arguments; Make sentencing recommendations; and Prepare formal orders after hearing. ATTORNEY IV Demonstrated skills/ability with Level I, II, and III qualifications, plus: Independently prosecute all felony cases except capital cases; Assist junior attorneys in preparation for trials by reviewing demands for discovery, witness lists and trial strategy; Advanced legal research and writing; and Professionally representing the office in public. ATTORNEY V Demonstrated skills/ability with Level I, II, III and IV qualifications, plus: Competently prosecute all cases including capital homicides; Willingness to prosecute capital cases; and Assume the full range of responsibilities relating to the office. KNOWLEDGE ATTORNEY I Legal research and writing; Criminal and civil law and procedure; Rules of evidence; Trial principles; Oral argument; Constitutional law; Knowledge and compliance with the Rules of Professional Responsibility; Issuance standards; Charging statutes and language; Sentencing and probation parameters; Office procedures and practices; Rules of court; and Organization and handling multiple cases. ATTORNEY II Demonstrated knowledge of Level I requirements, plus: Probation department policy and procedures as related to misdemeanor cases; Trial procedures and rules of evidence; and Legal research methods. ATTORNEY III Demonstrated knowledge of Level I and II requirements, plus: Felony sentencing structure including rules of court and statutes; All rules and statutes applicable to felonies; and The duties, powers, limitations and authority of the District Attorney's Office. ATTORNEY IV Demonstrated knowledge of Level I, II and III requirements, plus: Advanced trial advocacy skills; Probation and sentencing rules; and Specialized statutes and enhancements. ATTORNEY V Demonstrated knowledge of Level I, II, III and IV requirements, plus: Advanced knowledge of specialized statutes including sentencing and enhancements; and Legal principles and their application. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE All applicants must be law school graduates who have passed and been licensed by the State Bar of California. No experience is required at the entry level. At the higher levels, initial placement is based upon professional level experience. Level specific experience is as follows: ATTORNEY I No experience necessary. Attorney I is a Veterans' Preference Program eligible job classification. For more information please click on link http ://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/hiringpreference.pdf ATTORNEY II A minimum of six (6) months of experience as an Attorney I, OR three (3) years' experience in the general practice of law may be substituted for the six (6) months of criminal law experience. ATTORNEY III One (1) year experience as an Attorney II, OR equivalent of four (4) years' experience in the general practice of law may be substituted for the two years of criminal law experience. ATTORNEY IV A minimum of one (1) year of criminal prosecution and trial experience as an Attorney III or its equivalent; OR five (5) years of experience in the general practice of law may be substituted for three (3) years of criminal law experience ATTORNEY V One (1) year experience as a Attorney IV or equivalent. In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any desirables you may have within the "Duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Three (3) months employment or volunteer work in a District Attorney's Office, Public Defender's Office, or experience working in criminal law or prosecution. THE FOLLOWING APPLY FOR ALL LEVELS OF DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY LICENSE Active membership in good standing in the State Bar of California is required for all levels at time of appointment. The Bar membership number should be listed in the Licenses section on the application form; AND Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. OTHER REQUIREMENT Ability to pass a thorough background investigation, including fingerprinting. 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 Attorney's 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 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 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. 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 StanislausCounty 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 theStanislausCounty Code, theStanislausCounty 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 theStanislausCounty Chief Executive Office/ Personnel. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Apr 11, 2019
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION Mental Health Clinician I: $59,758 -72,633 per year Mental Health Clinician II: $66,206 -80,454 per year This recruitment is being conducted to fill vacancies for the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Department 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. Bilingual Applicants are encouraged to apply . Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop orlaptop 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 Behavioral Health & Recovery Services (BHRS), under the administrative direction of the Chief Executive Officer and subject to the policy of the Board of Supervisors, is responsible for providing or arranging for the provision of an array of specialized behavioral health services for residents in and around Stanislaus County. Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is considered a Health Professional Shortage area (HPSA) for mental health and most clinics are National Health Service Corps (NHCS) approved sites for candidates interested in applying for student loan repayment program. For more information visit: http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/index.html As part of the Mental Health Services Act, the Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Department has a State-approved Workforce Education and Training Plan (WE&T Plan). This WE&T Plan also references the Welfare and Institutions Code Section 5820 - 5822 and provides that administrative structures are in place to support long-term workforce development that actively outreaches to support career pathways and also ensure barriers are reduced or eliminated for consumers, and family members who wish to enter the publicly-funded behavioral health workforce. Candidates with lived experience as a consumer or a family member of a consumer of behavioral health services are highly encouraged to apply. ABOUT THE POSITION Under direction, Mental Health Clinicians provide clinical assessments, care planning, counseling, and other psychotherapeutic services in a community mental health setting. Mental Health Clinicians are expected to work independently but also function effectively as part of a service team. The incumbents may supervise professional and technical personnel, and provide education and consultation services to other staff, community agencies and the public. In addition, Mental Health Clinicians may administer and coordinate mental health programs, and perform other related work as required. Mental Health Clinicians can be assigned, based on departmental needs, to our Adult and Older Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care, Forensics System of Care, one of our programs under the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), the Alcohol and Drug System of Care, or the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Typical Tasks 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 them 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 crisis intervention and 5150 evaluation on-site,in the field or at neighboring hospital emergency rooms when working with BHRS clients; Provide wellness/recovery/resiliency informed services; 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; Support and utilize Electronic Medical/Health Record System software; Work collaboratively with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical disciplines to access client and family needs, design effective care planning, service goals or medical treatment plans regarding utilization of additional resources (i.e. community resources, home health and hospice); Work in tandem with the Probation Department, Sheriff's Office, criminal justice partner agencies, and other community partners across the County if applicable; Utilize the 12 Step and social model principles of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment resiliency and crisis intervention within the community; and Bilingual language skillsare desirable. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITY 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 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. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIANI 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. 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 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); AND Meet qualifications to participate in a Short-Doyle program; AND Eligible to be licensed as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or a Licensed Marriageand Family Therapist in the State of California. MHC I - 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. Proof of education is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call 209-525-7339 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. 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 Current registration with the California Board of Behavioral Science as either an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist Intern (AMFT), Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW), or a Professional Clinical Counselor Intern (PCC Intern); OR Licensure with the California Board of Behavioral Science as either a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). 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 Community & Health Services 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 jobRec RECRUITMENT CCcOMMODATIONS 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 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. 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 Animal Svcs - 3647 Cornucopia Way, California, United States
Apr 02, 2019
Part Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fill twocurrent part-time/extra help vacancies for the Stanislaus Animal Services Agencyand establish an eligible list to fill future part-time vacancies. 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 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 featured 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 The Stanislaus CountyAnimal Services Agency provides a welcoming and humane place for animals and those who care for them. We protect, educate and serve the public; to develop programs to continuously improve thelives of people and animals within our community. ABOUT THE POSITION Under the direction of the Veterinarian, the Animal Care Specialist III assists in surgical procedures and the care and treatment of animals in the shelter. This leadership position performs laboratory medical tests and assists Animal Care Specialists I and II's in the performance of their duties. This position is subject to overtime, weekend, holiday, and callback assignments, andperforms related duties as assigned. Typical Tasks Maintain equipment related to veterinary medicine; Assist Veterinarians in surgical procedures including performing routine blood tests on animals prior to surgery; Triage injured/sick animals brought into the shelter; Treat and monitor sick and/or injured animals; Maintain accurate medical records; Microchip and vaccinate animals; Perform temperament/health testing of dogs and cats at the shelter as part of the pre-adoption screening; Administer prescribed medications and treatments to animals; Perform data entry of all medical records; Operate computer software for tracking animals; and Assist Animal Care Specialist I and IIs with their tasks. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Handle and care for animals in a respectful, compassionate and humane manner; Identify common canine and feline breeds and other species of animals; Prepare legible, clearly written records, logs, and forms; Follow written and oral instructions and possess basic computer knowledge; Safely use animal handling equipment and common hand tools for the repair of equipment; Effectively read, understand, interpret, and answer questions raised by fellow employees and the general public regarding policies and procedures at the Animal Services Center; Assist and work closely with authorized volunteers at the shelter; Set up and complete basic laboratory tests; Take a blood sample and give medication by intravenous route; and Administer appropriate drug/dose for general anesthesia and monitor during procedure. KNOWLEDGE Basic anatomy of common domestic pets; Basic drugs and their use in veterinary medicine; Basic knowledge of common diseases of domestic pets and the recommended treatment; Basic handling techniques and basic behavioral characteristics of domestic pets, livestock and common wildlife; and State and local ordinances relating to the care and maintenance of domestic pets, livestock, wildlife and quarantining of suspect rabid animals. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE PATTERN I At least one (1) year experience gaining the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the tasks of the position generally acquired in a veterinary hospital setting; AND Possess and maintain a valid California Registered Veterinary Technician license; AND Possess and maintain valid First Aid/CPR/AED Certificates within one (1) year from date of appointment; AND Successfully complete the in-house euthanasia certification within one (1) year of employment. PATTERN II 30 units of college course work in Animal Science or a related field; AND Possess and maintain a valid California Registered Veterinary Technician license; AND Possess and maintain valid First Aid/CPR/AED Certificates within one (1) year from date of appointment; AND Successfully complete the in-house euthanasia certification within one (1) year of employment. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to theCommunity and HealthServices 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 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. 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 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. 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 Modesto, California, United States
Mar 30, 2019
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fill full-time and part-time vacancies for the Stanislaus County Probation Department andto establishan eligiblelist to fill future full-timeand 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. Employees in this classification are eligible to receive a custodial facility assignment pay of ten percent (10%) in addition to theirregular salary.The custodial facility assignment pay shall be prorated on a minimum eight (8) hour shift basis.Employees in this classification may also be eligible to receive shift differential pay of five percent (5%) or seven-and-one-half percent (7.5%). The tentative schedule for testing in 2019 is as follows: Please note these dates are tentative and subject to change. 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 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 featured 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 The Stanislaus County Probation Department serves as an integral component of the community and the criminal justice system by providingadult and youth offender community supervision, accountability, rehabilitation, education,life skillsprogramming, and direct services that support families and victims.In addition, the Departmentoperates safe and secure youth custodial facilities, andoffersa variety ofpositive behavioral conditioning, counseling therapy, job skills, and alternatives to custody programs. The Department consists of four divisions: Adult Field Services, Juvenile Field Services, Institution Services, and Support Services with over286 allocated administration, support, and sworn peace officer positions with an operational budget of $55 million. ABOUT THE POSITION The Assistant Cook I is the entry-level classification in this series and performs the routine, lesser skilled tasks within the food service operation of the Department. This individual works under immediate supervision, assists in the preparation and service of food to staff and inmates, and cleans kitchen utensils, equipment and work areas. This position is also subject to overtime, standby, callback, shift, weekend and holiday assignments, and performs related duties as assigned. The Assistant Cook II functions in a lead capacity and performs a variety of tasks within the food service operation of the Department. This individual assists in the preparation and service of food to staff and inmates and provides training to the Assistant Cook I. The Level II also maintains records, and reviews and interprets documentation. This position is also subject to overtime, standby, callback, shift, weekend and holiday assignments, andperforms related duties as assigned. Candidates considered for employment will be subjected to a rigorous background investigation to determine qualifications, fitness and good moral character to work in this job classification. Typical Tasks ASSISTANT COOK I Clean and prepare vegetables and fruits; Operate kitchen equipment, including microwave, coffee machines, blenders, mixers and meat slicers; Prepare sandwiches, coffee, custards and gelatins; Serve food in a cafeteria setting; Prepare meals in accordance with the therapeutic diet manual; Perform a variety of cleaning and custodial work, such as washing dishes, pots, pans and kitchen utensils; load, unload, operate and clean dishwasher, and mop floors; clean and sanitize all kitchen surfaces, refrigerator walls and floors, and dispose of garbage in compactor or dumpsters; Store, rotate, and distribute food and supplies; Prepare and serve between-meal nourishment; and Transport food to appropriate destinations, which may require loading and unloading. ASSISTANT COOK II Confer with Food Service Supervisor regarding duties, standards, procedures and other matters relating to food service; Check menus for all meals according to diet sheet, update cardex, and explain special diets to cooks; Prepare daily tallies of food orders and records on production sheet; Check trays that have been filled on tray line for attractiveness and accurate compliance with instructions on diet sheets; Load trays on carts to be taken to destination; Assist in staff scheduling and instruction regarding proper methods of performing duties, proper operation of kitchen equipment, arrangement and appointment of food on trays, and sanitation and safety standards; designated in charge of all Food Service Operations in the absence of the Food Service Director, Food Service Supervisor or Dietitian; Provide Food Service Supervisor with input for Assistant Cook I evaluations; Assist with cook/chill kettle, in bakery, prep room and with catering events; and Fill in for Assistant Cook I where necessary. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES ASSISTANT COOK I Follow simple verbal and written instructions; Read English in a manner sufficient to understand instructions regarding therapeutic diets, production work sheets and recipes; Work for long periods of time under fluctuating temperature conditions; Lift, carry and/or push supplies and equipment weighing a maximum of 50 pounds; Maintain a composed and professional attitude while working with patients, inmates and others in a secure and orderly fashion; Learn the methods and procedures involved in the large scale preparation of food and special or modified diets; Utilize and handle kitchen equipment rapidly and efficiently; Work with various cleaning supplies; Prepare, arrange and serve large quantities of food in an appetizing and attractive manner; Lift, bend, stoop, stand and reach overhead; push, pull, squat, twist and turn; Learn to use a pallet jack; and Properly measure and record food amounts. ASSISTANT COOK II - Skills/abilities noted for Assistant Cook I, plus Follow oral and written instructions; Write simple reports relating to inmate diet needs and maintain production records; Physically operate a variety of kitchen equipment; and Deliver inventory to outlying facilities. KNOWLEDGE ASSISTANT COOK I Methods, procedures, materials and equipment involved in the large scale preparation and storage of food; Use and care of kitchen utensils and equipment; Principles and practices of sanitation and personal hygiene as applied to food preparation and service, cleaning of kitchen equipment, utensils, walls and floors; Principles and practices of safety as related to cleaning food preparation and service; Basic math skills sufficient to maintain a simple inventory and make calculations for amount of food to prepare; and Proper temperatures regarding preparation and service of food. ASSISTANT COOK II - Knowledge listed for Assistant Cook I, plus Nutrition and dietetics necessary for basic menu planning and special needs diets; Maintain inventory records and properly measure food amounts and compute caloric content; Principles and practices of sanitation, personal hygiene and safety as applied to food preparation and service; and Operation of kitchen equipment such as dishwasher, ovens, compactor, coffee machines, blenders, meat slicer and mixers. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE ASSISTANT COOK I High school graduate or General Educational Development (GED) equivalency; AND Pass a thorough background investigation; AND 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. Assistant Cook I is a Veterans' Preference Program eligible job classification.For more information, please click on the followinglink: http ://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/hiringpreference.pdf ASSISTANT COOK II One (1) year of experience working in a large food/dietary service department in an institutional facility; AND 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. In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening may 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 One (1) year experience as a Cook in an institutional setting (school, hospital, or correctional facility). Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to theCrafts/Maintenance Institutional bargaining unitfor 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 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. 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. http://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/ADATestingForm.pdf GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening 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. 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 Forgivenessprogram 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 workforce. http://stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/club-wellness-mission.pdf 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: 11/1/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Feb 08, 2019
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fillcurrent full-time vacancies for the Stanislaus County Probation Department 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. Additional compensation of 2.5% will be paid to incumbents who are authorized, qualified, and maintain qualifications to carry a firearm. Additional compensation of 2.5% will be paid to incumbents who are authorized, qualified to carry a firearm, and in an armed assignment. Additional compensation of 3% will be paid to incumbents upon completion of Probation Officer Core Training. Additional compensation of 2.5% will be paid to eligible certified bilingual incumbents. Candidates are required to pass a thorough background investigation. A sample of the information required to submit for the background investigationis viewable by clicking on the following link and selectingBackground/Hiring Form 2-251 Personal History Statement - Peace Officer: http://www.post.ca.gov/forms.aspx The tentative schedule for testing in 2019 is as follows: Please note that these dates are tentative and subject to change.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 The Stanislaus County Probation Department serves as an integral component of the community and the criminal justice system by providing adult and youth offender community supervision, accountability, rehabilitation, education, life skills programming, and direct services that support families and victims.In addition, the Department operates safe and secure youth custodial facilities and offers a variety of positive behavioral conditioning, counseling therapy, job skills,and alternatives to custody programs. The Department consists offour divisions: Adult Field Services, Juvenile Field Services, Institution Services, and Support Services with over 286 allocated administrative, support, and sworn peace officer positionsand an operational budget of $53.1 million. ABOUT THE POSITION The Deputy Probation Officer I classification is the entry-level Peace Officer position for new officers who generally have little or no prior work history in a probation department. Officers may be assigned to intake, investigation, supervision, or multi-agency collaborative projects in adult or juvenile field services in a variety of locations in Stanislaus County. The DPO II classification is a journey level position for officers who generally have at least one-year successful full-time experience as a sworn Probation Officer in a same or similar classification in a probation department and have successfully completed mandatory California State Probation Officer core training. Candidates selected for this position may be appointed at the I or II classification as determined by the Chief Probation Officer. Those appointed at the I classification will have the opportunity to promote to the II classification upon satisfactory completion of Probation Officer core, and one year of service. Deputy Probation Officer assignments involve the possibility of bodily injury, dealing with angry, hostile and potentially combative clientele, and exposure to infectious diseases that can cause chronic illness or death. Some positions include exposure to offensive odors and bodily fluids, exposure to chemical weapons such as O.C. The incumbent may be required to carry a firearm and qualify on a quarterly basis. This position may be required to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, and also performs related duties as assigned. Typical Tasks TYPICAL TASKS Review law enforcement or court referrals and apply State law and departmental policy to determine appropriate recommendation and disposition; Interview offenders, family members, victims and others critical to appropriate case disposition; Access and comprehend law enforcement, school, mental health, social services and other reference materials; Provide monitoring and supervision of offenders under court order or departmental disposition. This entails face-to-face contact with offenders, family members, law enforcement, employers, victims and other public or private agencies that provide service or supervision to the offender. These contacts may take place within the office, various custodial facilities, the offender's home, school or place of work, or at various community locations; Accurately and objectively prepare memos, court reports, statistical reports, etc.; Testify in court as required; Transport probationers as necessary or required; Conduct drug testing of probationers; Conduct searches of a probationer, his/her residence or vehicle as authorized by court order and departmental policy; Arrest probationers as authorized by State law and departmental policy; Locate, brokers and monitors social services to aid probationer and his/her family; Attend training classes, meetings, etc.; Develop and monitor individualized case plans and case file materials to assist probationer to comply with the law, court order and achieve law abiding productive lifestyle; Develop, monitor and report on job performance and performance based outcome measures; and Arrange for payment of restitution and fines. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITY DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER I Read and comprehend complex written materials, including legal documents, psychological evaluations and other technical reports; Communicate effectively in the English language both orally and in writing; Deal effectively with criminal offenders, including potentially hostile and aggressive individuals; Analyze investigative materials and make proper deductions; Work cooperatively with law enforcement and other allied agencies; Learn to use computer terminals and personal computers for word processing, data entry and retrieval, and other applications; Successfully complete required training, that may involve overnight assignments away from home; Work well under considerable pressure and with deadlines for work completion; Learn to use radios, defensive chemical weapons, firearms and mechanical physical restraints; 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, items of property, written messages, printed materials, etc.; Hear normal speech and other audible events (with or without environmental noise); and Successfully complete Probation Officer core training course within the first 12-months of appointment, as prescribed by the Corrections Standards Authority. DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER II - Possess all of the skillsand abilitiesfor DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICERI; AND Write clear and concise reports and make appropriate recommendations; Work independently without excessive supervision; and Work on special projects with others in a participatory group process. KNOWLEDGE Principles of human behavior, communication, adult and juvenile probation and applicable court procedures; State laws and County ordinances affecting adult and juvenile probation; and Modern casework techniques applicable to probation work. CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS Pursuant to Section 1031.5 of the Government Code, permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as a peace officer must have applied for citizenship. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICERI Possess a Bachelor's degree in any field, preferably one of the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, Corrections, or a related field of study at the time of appointment. Proof of degree is required by the date of hire; AND Possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License; AND Some positions require the carrying of a firearm on-duty. DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICERI is a Veterans' Preference Program eligible job classification. For more information please click on the followinglink http ://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/hiringpreference.pdf The California State Government Code provides the following minimum requirements for all Peace Officer positions in California: Must be free from any prior felony convictions; AND Must be a current United States Citizen, or have an approved application for citizenship on file; AND Successfully pass the POST Medical and Physical Exam, including a treadmill test prior to hiring. For more information visit the POST website at http://post.ca.gov/post-regulations.aspx; AND Must be 18 years of age or older; AND Must provide fingerprints for a criminal records check; AND Must be of a "good moral character" determined by a background investigation; AND Must have a High School diploma or GED equivalency; AND Must be free from any physical, emotional or mental condition that might adversely affect the exercise of Peace Officer powers. DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICERII - Possess all education/experience above for DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICERI;AND Must have successfully completed Probation Officer core training; AND One year of work experience as a Deputy Probation Officer I or similar classification in a probation department. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR LEVEL I AND II One year experience in a paid or volunteer position in a justice system or social services agency. 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 Stanislaus County Deputy ProbationOfficer Association (SCDPOA) 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.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. Applicants are invited to submit a brief resume outlining paid or non-paid experience relevant to the position. 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. 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. 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 SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. RECRUITMENT PROCESS DETAILS Physical Agility Examination - Pass/Fail: A timed physical agility examination will be administered. The physical agility test includes: Prone Plank: Lie on the ground in the prone position and raise body off the ground in a straight posture supported only by forearms/elbows. Keep body raised off the ground and hold posture for 30 seconds. Rest 20 seconds and repeat two more cycles for a total of 3-30 second prone planks. Body Drag: Lift and drag a 165 lb. life-like dummy 32 feet in 20 seconds or less. Stair Climb: Run 15 yards, climb up a flight of stairs making contact with each step, turn around at the top and climb down the flight of stairs making contact with each step, sprint 15 yards back to starting line in 30 seconds or less. Scale Chain Link Fence: Run 5 yards to a 6-foot chain link fence, climb over the fence, and continue running for 25 yards in 25 seconds or less. Scale Solid Fence: Run 5 yards to a 6-foot solid fence, climb over the fence, and continue running for 25 yards in 30 seconds or less. Obstacle Course: Run a 99-yard obstacle course in 30 seconds or less. The course consists of several sharp turns, a number of curb height obstacles, and a 34-inch high obstacle that must be vaulted. Endurance Challenge: Run 500 yards in 2.5 minutes or less immediately followed by performing 10 push-ups in 20 seconds or less. Trigger Pull: Raise an unloaded pistol to shoulder height with arm fully extended and unsupported. Pull the trigger at least 40 times with the dominant hand within 1 minute and repeat the test with the weak side hand. The laser dot must remain within the confines of a 9 inch circular area of the target designated by the proctor. Written Examination - Pass/Fail: A timed written examination will be administered. The written examination is a multiple choice examination provided by CPS HR Consulting. Samples of the written examination can be found by searching "Probation Officer Examination" on the Internet. You may also access the Probation Officer Study Guide at: http://www.bscc.ca.gov/downloads/3_Candidate_Orientation_Booklet_PO_2008_w_BSCC_cover.pdf Oral Exam Panel Interview - Scored: An oral examination consisting of at least three panel members from the Probation Department, community and/or local law enforcement agencies. A minimum score of 70% must be obtained in order to continue in the process. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligibility list. Personal History Statement and Background Investigation - Pass/Fail: Candidates selected to continue on from theOral Exam PanelInterview will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Selection Interview - Pass/Fail:Top Candidates that have cleared the background investigation will be referred from the eligibility list andinvited to a Selection Interview with the Chief Probation Officer. Conditional Offer Examinations - Pass/Fail: Candidates selected to continue on from the Selection Interviewwill be subject to pre-employment exams. The exams include drug testing, physical examination, treadmill test, fingerprint clearance and a psychological examination. UNSATISFACTORY RESULTS IN ANY ASPECT OF THE FOREGOING, INCLUDING BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION FINDINGS, MAY RESULT IN REMOVAL FROM THE ELIGIBILITY LIST . RECRUITMENTACCOMMODATIONS 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 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. 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 thisbulletin 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 thisbulletin may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Human Resources. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time
About the Department and the Position 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 Section 1031.5 of the Government Code, permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as a Peace Officer must have 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 Section 1031.5 of the Government Code, permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as a Peace Officer must have applied for citizenship; AND Not less than 21 years of age at time of appointment. Pursuant to Section 1031.5 of the Government Code, permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as a peace officer must have 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 Section 1031.5 of the Government Code, permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as a peace officer must have 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 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. 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 CA, California, United States
Dec 27, 2018
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION Library Assistant I: $15.03 - $18.27 H ourly Library Assistant II: $16.62 - $20.20 Hourly This recruitment is being conducted to fillmultiple vacanciesfor the Library and establish an eligible list to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County. 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 The Stanislaus County Library system consists of thirteen branches (Ceres, Denair, Empire, Hughson, Keyes, Modesto, Newman, Oakdale, Patterson, Riverbank, Salida, Turlock, and Waterford) and includes a staff of approximately 160 full-time and part-time employees. ABOUT THE POSITION Library Assistants serve the public at each library. The incumbent may be required to work evening and weekend hours.All libraries in Stanislaus County are currently closed on Sundays.The libraries in Denair, Empire, Hughson, and Newman are also currently closed on Mondays.The work location could be any one of the thirteen branches within Stanislaus County. Library Assistant II is distinguished from the Library Assistant I in that the former performs the work at the journey level and may have supervisory responsibility for library support staff. Library Assistant I/IIs act asleads in community libraries, without librarians. Library Assistant I/IIs are assigned supervisory responsibilities, including evaluations and shall receive five percent (5%) assignment pay when performing in such capacity. LIBRARY MISSION STATEMENT Stanislaus County Library engages all members of the community and offers access to information, knowledge, and the tools for innovation and personal development. Typical Tasks Provide assistance to customers by explaining and demonstrating the use of the online catalog, the library classification system, the periodical and reference collections, and other print or electronic databases; Provide assistance to customers on public computers and demonstrate the use of library applications on mobile devices; Advise and assist customers on the availabilityoflibrary material at sites within the library system, and at other libraries; Explain library procedures and policies; Search local collection and sources in answering branch or system reference inquiries; Assist customers with requests and provide information relating to their special interests, and furnish specific information about books, authors, publishers, e-resources, and electronic databases; Issue and renew library cards, check in and check out library materials, and collect fines and other fees; Process library requests received from throughout the library system; Provide supervision over support staff in maintaining efficient work flow; Incumbent assigned to a lead position provide supervision over all branch staff, which may include other Library Assistants; and Complete performance evaluations on subordinate staff. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Establish and maintain record files; Use a computer effectively; Express oneself effectively both in writing and in public speaking; Mental acuity to perform the functions of this position in an accurate and timely fashion; Hear and understand speech at normal room levels and on the telephone; Manual dexterity necessary to perform the essential functions of the position; Observe system policies and procedures; and Make sound judgments and decisions under stress. KNOWLEDGE Library terminology; Library practices and techniques, including online cataloging and the Dewey Decimal System; Types and uses of library material; Computers, electronic databases, and e-resources; and Basic statistical techniques. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE LIBRARY ASSISTANT I Two (2)years of experiencein a public library; OR College education may be substituted for the experience outlined above on a year-for-year basis. Veterans' Preference Program eligible job classification.For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/hiringpreference.pdf . LIBRARY ASSISTANT II One (1) year of experience as a Library Assistant I or a comparable position in a public library; OR A combination of training and experience sufficient to gain the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities required for performing at the II level. Typically, this isacquired by one (1) year of experience at the Library Assistant I level. The County Librarian and the Chief Executive Office determine experience levels. LICENSE 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 screeningwill 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 (6) months experience working in a public library. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Community and Health Services 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. 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. http://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/ADATestingForm.pdf GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening 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. 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(PSLF) program for full-time public sector employees by contacting (866)706-5005. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgivenesscancellation/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 Stanislaus County, California, United States
Dec 01, 2018
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fillvacancies for the Stanislaus County Probation Department 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. Candidates are required to pass a thorough background investigation. A sample of the information required to submit for the background investigationis viewable by clicking on the following link and selectingBackground/Hiring Form 2-251 Personal History Statement - Peace Officer: http://www.post.ca.gov/forms.aspx The tentative schedule for testing in 2019 is as follows: Please note these dates are tentative and subject to change. 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 The Stanislaus County Probation Department serves as an integral component of the community and the criminal justice system by providing adult and youth offender community supervision, accountability, rehabilitation, education, life skills programming, and direct services that also support families and victims. In addition, the department operates safe and secure youth custodial facilities and offers a variety of positive behavioral conditioning, counseling therapy, job skills,and alternatives to custody programs. The department consists offour divisions: Adult Field Services, Juvenile Field Services, Institution Services, and Support Services with over 286 allocated administrative, support, and sworn peace officer positionsand an operational budget of $53.1 million. ABOUT THE POSITION The full-time Probation Corrections Officer I/II is an entry-level Peace Officer position and the part-time Probation Corrections Officer I is an at-will, non-sworn position.Both positions in this classification areresponsible for the care, custody, and supervisionof youth confined to Juvenile Hall, the Juvenile Commitment Facility, or those participating in various alternative-to-custody programs.Individuals in this classification may be assigned to work inside locked custodial facilities that operate 24 hours per day, every day of the year. Other assignments may include Work Programs, Electronic Monitoring Program, Day Commitment Program, or other juvenile supervision programs. Individuals selected for the position of Probation Corrections Officer must be willing and able to work any shift on a rotational basis, as well as weekends and holidays. This position may also be subject to overtime, standby, and callback assignments. Performs related duties as assigned. Candidates selected for the full-time position will have the opportunity for promotion to the Probation Corrections Officer II classification upon satisfactory completion of the Juvenile Corrections Officer CORE Academy and successfully completing a one-year probationary period. Probation Corrections Officer assignments involve dealing with angry, hostile and potentially combative clientele, the possibility of bodily injury, and exposure to infectious diseases that can cause chronic illness or death. Some positions include exposure to offensive odors and bodily fluids and exposure to chemical weapons such as O.C. pepper spray.Other assignments may require the use firearms. Full-time Probation Corrections Officers currently receive an additional 3% compensation for successfully passing State Certified Probation Corrections Officer CORE training. The 3% compensation is in addition to the base hourly rate for the position. State certified CORE training must be completed within the first 12 months of employment as a full time Probation Corrections Officer. Full time candidates already possessing the required CORE training certificate will earn the additional 3% compensation at the time of appointment. Typical Tasks TYPICAL TASKS Comply with all state and federal regulations required of youth correctional facilities; Provide direct assistance and supervision of detainedyouth during recreation, study, and work activities; Instruct minors in personal hygiene, clothing care, toilet and table habits; Assist staff in serving meals; Issue equipment and supplies as needed; Counsel and advise minors utilizing behavior modification techniques as well as individual and group counseling and/or communication techniques; Transport minors to and from Juvenile Detention facilities or other custody facilities; Enforce department procedures toachieve institutional safety and security, enforce discipline and order, and maintain sanitation standards; Oversee visitation procedures, inspect all items brought into the custodial facilities, and monitor all incoming and outgoing mail of confined youth; Act promptly and efficiently in emergency situations, including restraining and handcuffing youth; Use O.C. (pepper) spray in accordance with departmental policies and procedures; Observe minors' activities, document their behavior, prepare incident reports and compose progress reports; Book incoming youth, conduct searches, completes room assignments and observation records; and Assist in training of subordinate staff members as necessary. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS & ABILITIES Supervise the daily program activities of minors; Gain minors' confidence and respect; Effectively enforce Juvenile Detention facility rules and regulations, and accurately interpret policies; Remain calm and exercise good judgment in controlling emergency situations and behavioral disturbances; Write clear and concise reports; Supply support and direction tominors on an individual and group basis; Comprehend and follow written and oral instructions; Deal fairly and effectively with minors; Drive County vehicle as necessary to transport minors; Utilize departmental training to appropriately respond to combative minors, including controlling a resistingminor or utilizing O.C. (pepper) spray as necessary; 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, items of property, written messages, printed materials, etc.); Hear normal speech and other audiblesounds in combination withenvironmental noises; Meet minimum physical performance standards for Probation Corrections Officer as prescribed by the California State Corrections and Standards Authority. These standards include the ability to: support the weight of a 150 pound bag for at least 30 seconds; drag a 150 pound bag at least 20 feet within 30 seconds; complete a 150 foot course within 30 seconds while carrying a 20 pound weight; complete a 75-yard sprint within 30 seconds; and Successfully complete 134-hour Juvenile Corrections Officer CORE training within the first 12 months of appointment as prescribed by the California Corrections Standards Authority; and Per POST regulation 1002(a)(7): Successfully pass the POST Medical and Physical Examination, including a treadmill test prior to hiring. KNOWLEDGE Principles and techniques of supervising group activities; Causes of juvenile delinquency and the principles and methods of dealing with delinquent and emotionally disturbed juveniles; Behavior modification principles and techniques; Laws, statutes, court proceedings and regulations governing juvenile institutional care; and Techniques for establishing effective verbal communication. CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS Pursuant to Section 1031.5 of the Government Code, permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as a peace officer must have applied for citizenship. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Probation Corrections Officer I High school graduation or pass the General Education Development (GED) test indicating high school graduation level; AND Possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License; AND The County requires you be at least 21 years old at the time of appointment; AND The California State Government Code provides and the County requires the following minimum requirements for all Peace Officer positions: Must be free from any prior felony convictions; AND Must be a current United States Citizen, or have an approved application for citizenship on file ; AND Must provide fingerprints for a criminal records check; AND Must be of a "good moral character" determined by a background investigation; AND Must have a High School diploma or GED equivalency; AND Must be free from any physical, emotional or mental condition that might adversely affect the exercise of Peace Officer powers. Probation Corrections Officer II High school graduation or pass the General Education Development (GED) test indicating high school graduation level; AND Equivalent of one (1) year full-time experience asa Probation Corrections Officer I; AND Possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License; AND The County requires you be at least 21 years old at the time of appointment; AND The California State Government Code provides and the County requires the following minimum requirements for all Peace Officer positions: Must be free from any prior felony convictions; AND Must be a current United States Citizen, or have an approved application for citizenship on file ; AND Must provide fingerprints for a criminal records check; AND Must be of a "good moral character" determined by a background investigation; AND Must have a High School diploma or GED equivalency; AND Must be free from any physical, emotional or mental condition that might adversely affect the exercise of Peace Officer powers. Probation Corrections Officer I is a Veterans' Preference Program eligible job classification. For more information please click on the followinglink: http ://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/hiringpreference.pdf DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Six months experience working with adolescents in a supervisory role; OR Six months experience working in a detention facility, jail, or prison; OR Completion of 30 units of relevant college coursework in one of the following fields: Criminology, Administration of Justice, Law Enforcement, Sociology, Psychology or other related fields of study. 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 Stanislaus County Probation Corrections Officer Association (SCPCOA) 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. 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. Final Filing Date: This is a continuous recruitment and can be closed at any time. Your application must be received online no later than 5:00 pm on the date the recruitment is closed or within 72 hours if the recruitment is continuous or until filled. 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 SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. RECRUITMENTPROCESS DETAILS Written Examination - Pass/Fail: A timed written examination will be administered. The written examination is a multiple choice examination provided by CPS HR Consulting. Samples of the written examination can be found by searching "Juvenile Corrections Officer Examination" on the Internet. You may also access the Probation Correction Officer Study Guide at: http://www.bscc.ca.gov/downloads/2_Candidate_Orientation_Booklet_JCO_2008_w_BSCC_cover.pdf Oral Exam Panel Interview - Scored: An oral examination consisting of at least three panel members from the Probation Department, community and/or local law enforcement agencies. A minimum score of 70% must be obtained in order to continue in the process. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligibility list. Personal History Statement and Background Investigation - Pass/Fail: Candidates selected to continue on from the Oral Exam Panel Interview will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Selection Interview - Pass/Fail: Top Candidates that have cleared the background investigation will be referred from the eligibility list and may beinvited to a Selection Interview with the Chief Probation Officer. Conditional Offer Examinations - Pass/Fail: Candidates selected to continue on from the Selection Interview will be subject to pre-employment exams. The exams include drug testing, physical examination, treadmill test, fingerprint clearance and a psychological examination. UNSATISFACTORY RESULTS IN ANY ASPECT OF THE FOREGOING, INCLUDING BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION FINDINGS, MAY RESULT IN REMOVAL FROM THE ELIGIBILITY LIST. 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 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. 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 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 bulletin. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Human Resources Closing Date/Time: 12/27/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Stanislaus County, CA Stanislaus County, California, United States
Nov 20, 2018
Part Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION Medical Assistant $15.72 - $19.12 hourly Medical Assistant Trainee $13.36 hourly This recruitment is being conducted to fill a vacancy for the Health Services Agency and establish an eligible list to fill future 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. Bilingual candidates are highly encouraged to apply.Additional compensation of $0.85 per hour will be paid to eligible certified bilingual employees. A written examination is not being required for our positions at this time, however, you may be required to take a skills test, prior to being appointed to a position in our clinics. Oral examinations will be administered on a monthly basis beginning the week of December 02, 2018. 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 callNEOGOV@ 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 The Health Services Agency (HSA) is a network of outpatient medical programs and services. The HSA includes: medical offices in sevenlocations throughout Stanislaus County; Community Health Services (offering traditional public health services to the community); health education programs and participates in the Valley Consortium for Medical Education (VCME), a California nonprofit public benefit corporation. The HSA holds strongly to its vision of "Healthy People in a Healthy Stanislaus" by developing its services with the community, in ways that support community need. A BOUT THE POSITION Medical Assistants in HSA clinics perform both administrative and clinical tasks in the support of licensed health practitioners. Medical Assistants perform various medically related activities that, if not performed by a Medical Assistant, would have to be done by a Registered Nurse. Examples are: documenting medical histories, taking vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, disposal of contaminated supplies, changing wound dressings, drawing blood, giving injections and immunizations, performing Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment(CLIA) waived lab tests, performing Audiology and Vision screening etc. The Medical Assistants ensure the clinic flow is timely by: preparing charts, assuring patients and charts are ready for the provider at the specific appointment time or in advance for prior review, assisting during procedures, entering an order in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), and following-up on referrals sent to various specialists. Medical Assistants perform other related duties as assigned. Medical Assistants will be assigned to one "home" Clinic: Paradise Medical Office/Urgent Care, Hughson Medical Office, McHenry Medical Office, Ceres Medical Office, Turlock Medical Office, Family and Pediatric Health Center or the Specialty Clinic. However, Medical Assistants must be willing to travel to any one of the seven locations based on staffing and client volumes, when needed. This position requires a lot of flexibility in schedules and is subject to overtime, standby, and callback assignments. Typical Tasks Greet patients in a courteous manner and explain clinic procedures; Prepare and stock all rooms, check equipment and supplies daily and maintain according to assignment; Prepare patient for examination, including weight, height, vital signs, and chart data on medical record; Plot data on growth chart when appropriate; Assist Physicians and other providers with procedures; Ensure charts are complete, including all lab, x-ray and special reports, prior to start of clinic; Assist in coordinating the admission of patients to the hospital according to policy; Clean rooms and equipment after each examination and prepare for next patient following appropriate infection control techniques; Review the visit notes and identify items for action; Review billing document to make sure all appropriate charges are captured; Match list of patients with visits and with charge document and submit for billing; Assist and/or obtain surgical consents, authorizations, and/or referrals; Communicate appropriate patient care information in a timely manner with licensed staff to assure quality patient care; Assist in physical transfer of patients using proper body mechanics; Document pertinent observations of visits per current charting policy; Initiate and follow emergency measures including CPR, fire and disaster procedures; Perform Department Quality Assurance functions as assigned; and Restock, check expiration dates, and maintain current stock supplies. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Print or write legibly and keep simple records; Use a medical dictionary and correctly spell medical terminology; Follow simple to technical oral and written directions carefully and exactly; Accurately take and record patient's vital signs; Protect patient confidentiality and follow HIPAA rules and regulations; Use stethoscope, thermometer, blood pressure cuffs and scales; Communicate effectively and explain procedures; Keep supervisor informed of work priorities and problems; Maintain an empathetic and courteous attitude toward patients and patient visitors; Work effectively under stress or in emergency situations; Set up diagnostic equipment for various procedures; and Transfer patients to wheelchair and transport patients via wheelchair. KNOWLEDGE Body mechanics and proper lifting techniques; Isolation procedures, sterile technique, and care of contaminated dressing and supplies; and Basic anatomy and disease processes. E DUCATION/EXPERIENCE Medical Assistant: Medical Assistant Certificate; AND Six (6) months full-time experience in a Medical Clinic; AND Valid BLSCPR card for Healthcare Providers; AND High School Diploma or GED Medical Assistant Trainee: Medical Assistant Certificate; AND Valid BLSCPR card for Healthcare Providers; AND High School Diploma or GED. A current BLS CPR card for Healthcare Providersand Medical Assistant Certificate/Diploma from an accredited vocational school or college is required for verification purposes at the time of application . Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call 209-558-8204 to make other arrangements within 5 days of submitting application. Failure to submit proof or make other arrangements will result in disqualification. LICENSE 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 Be open and willing to work a flexible schedule including; mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends. 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 Technical Services 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. The probationary period does not apply to unclassified positions. EQ UA L 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. A PPLICATION 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 G E N E R A L QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening 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. A PPLICATION 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 Modesto, California, United States
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fill a vacancy for the Public Works Department and establish an eligibilitylist 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. 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 The Public Works Department supports the Board of Supervisors' priority of Delivering Efficient Public Services and Infrastructure through its five major operating divisions. Public Works divisions are Administration, Engineering, Local Transit System, Morgan Shop and Road and Bridge. Engineering provides design and construction management for various road and bridge construction and reconstruction projects. County Surveyor's Office provides services for survey mapping, abandonment, certificates, monumentation, and indexing of County survey maps. It also protects, maintains, and perpetuates land survey monuments. Local Transit operates Stanislaus Regional Transit ("StaRT"), the County's public transportation system which links with city transportation systems to provide transit services to 16 communities in the County. Morgan Shop provides equipment and vehicles to other Public Works divisions. It also provides vehicle and equipment maintenance as requested to other County departments. Road and Bridge maintains the County's 1,512 mile road system and 232 bridges, including preventive road maintenance, resurfacing roadways, and maintenance of bridges and storm water systems. Also included is the maintenance management of various special districts, such as landscape, lighting, and storm drain. ABOUT THE POSITION The Associate Civil Engineer is assigned difficult projects and is given latitude for exercising independent judgment and initiative. This individual may also be in charge of an engineering section in the Public works Department and has continuing responsibility for the work of that section. This position performs professional engineering work in the investigation, planning, design, construction, maintenance and operations of a variety of public works projects and systems including, but not limited to, transportation, water quality, pavement management, capital improvement, planning, development projects and community service areas. This individual also trains and supervises technical and professional personnel. This position is subject to overtime, standby, and callback assignments and performs related duties as assigned. Typical Tasks Participate in and prepare engineering studies and reports; Coordinate public works and development related activities with other departments, divisions, outside agencies, citizens, consultants, and developers; Implement and maintain the department's Pavement Management System; Maintain the department's Capital Improvement Plan; Design difficult and complex public works projects; Research and revise County standards as required; Prepare Requests for Qualifications and Requests for Proposals; Assist in the selection of consultants; Manage consultant contracts; Review consultants' work and provide technical guidance; Project management of a variety of projects simultaneously, from conception through construction, which involves developing project schedules, right-of-way certification, utility relocation, monitoring project progress and budget, obtaining necessary permits, preparing and maintaining project files, monitoring quality of projects and ensuring deadlines are met; Review routine field and laboratory tests of construction materials; Write related memoranda, Board of Supervisors' agenda items and reports; Perform engineering design using various computer applications and draw plans on CAD systems; Receive and review public requests for traffic control device changes; Collect and analyze data to evaluate requests and prepare recommendations; Perform intersection traffic control analysis to determine need for traffic control measures; Conduct site investigations; Develop design plans, specifications and cost estimates for transportation engineering projects; Prepare and administer Federal and State grants, review and develop signal timing plans, check and analyze Environmental Impact Reports and other CEQA and NEPA documents; Prepare permit applications to various regulatory agencies related to public works projects; Sign and stamp plans and documents prepared under their direction as the engineer of record; Assign, direct, train and review the work of engineers and para-professional employees; Meet and confer with officials, representatives from other governmental organizations, the general public, contractors and consultants regarding public works matters; and Perform related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Perform the full range of professional public works engineering duties with only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise; Prepare accurate estimates of costs, schedules, personnel/materials and other resources related to engineering project responsibilities; Make recommendations related to existing or anticipated project budgets; Work effectively with a variety of internal and external customers to accomplish goals and objectives; Deal professionally with the public, developers, consultants, and contractors; Prepare and present oral presentations to a variety of internal and external customers at public meetings; and Plan and supervise the work of both professional and para-professional employees. KNOWLEDGE Principles and practices of civil engineering; Surveying and engineering mathematics; Principles of project management, construction management or contract administration; Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance management; Specialized equipment and technology used in engineering; Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, drawings and models; Records management principles and practices; Map review and preparation of legal descriptions; Common descriptions or real property; and Various codes and court decisions affecting departmental operations. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Proof of Education is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call (209) 525-4167 to make other arrangements. At least two (2) years of professional civil engineering experience, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory or lead capacity; AND Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer in civil engineering issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. A Bachelor's degree is anticipated as part of certification. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to theMid-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. 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 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. 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 Modesto, California, United States
Nov 06, 2018
Full Time
About the Department and the Position This Recruitment will be open until filled. J1 applicants welcome. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT AND THE POSITION: The Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Department, under the administrative direction of the Chief Executive Officer and subject to the policy of the Board of Supervisors, is responsible for providing or arranging for the provision of an array of specialized behavioral health services for residents in and around Stanislaus County. The Department consists of over 300 allocated positions with an operational budget of $70 million. Stanislaus County is recruiting for a Psychiatrist to fill an immediate need in the Department of Behavioral Health & Recovery Services (BHRS). BHRS is responsible for providing or arranging for the provision of an array of specialized behavioral health services for residents in and around Stanislaus County. The BHRS outpatient clinics provide outpatient services to clients of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. The treatment provided in the clinics are primarily recovery oriented and community focused with a strong emphasis on a multidisciplinary approach. Under the direction of the Medical Director or designee, but with independent responsibility and for professional result, the Psychiatrist works, collaborates, and consults with a multi-disciplinary team for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various emotional disturbances affecting individuals, groups and families, and performs other related work as required. Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is considered a Health Professional Shortage area (HPSA) for mental health and most clinics are National Health Service Corps (NHCS) approved sites for candidates interested in applying for student loan repayment program. For more information visit: http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/index.html CONVICTION/CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION QUESTIONNAIRE Once it is determined that you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you will be sent an email to complete a conviction questionnaire. Detailed instructions will be in the email. You will have five (5) working days from the date on the email to follow the instructions and complete the questionnaire. The deadline will also be in the email. You MUST complete this step in order to continue in the recruitment process. If you do not complete this step before the five (5) working day deadline your name will be considered as withdrawn from the recruitment. Cell phones are not typically compatible with the online application format or browser, you should use your laptop or home computer. If you are still having technical difficulties please call Neogov @ 1-855-524-5627. Typical Tasks TYPICAL TASKS: Conducts psychiatric examinations, makes diagnosis and prescribes treatment and medications as per established guidelines with best practice standards; Conducts individual, group and conjoint family psychotherapy as needed; Organizes and evaluates data concerning patient's family, personal (medical and mental) history, and onset of symptoms as obtained from patient, relatives and other sources; Orders laboratory and other special diagnostic tests and evaluates data obtained; Prepares and presents cases for review by other staff members and participates in staff consultation in diagnosis and determination of client driven treatment programs; Prepares and maintains complex treatment and progress reports on assigned cases; Participates with professional members of other disciplines in collaborative treatment and in matters relating to diagnosis and treatment recommendations; Demonstrate community collaboration skills; Prepares complex correspondence and reports; Works as assigned on Departmental quality improvement and practice monitoring activities; and Provides clinical teaching and consultation to other members of the multi-disciplinary treatment staff. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) ABILITIES: Demonstrate clinical skills in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders; Write psychiatric reports for courts of law and public and private agencies; Analyze situations and adopt an effective course of action; Work with culturally diverse staff and patients; Utilize and model clear communication and positive conflict resolution skills in all aspects of this role; Support and utilize electronic health record system; Experience with electronic health record system; Demonstrated computer skills; Lived experience as a consumer or a family member of a consumer of behavioral health services; Multicultural skills, knowledge and experience; Behavioral Health background; Demonstrated customer service orientation and skills; Strong knowledge of, and experience with, diverse populations; Understanding of the Public Mental Health System and public policy; and Demonstrated ability of the use of recovery and resiliency principles. KNOWLEDGE OF: Psychiatry and general medicine; Recent developments and programs in the field of psychiatry and community mental health; Clinic organization, management and procedures; Behavioral and environmental aspects of physical illness, emotional disturbances, and developmentally disabled; Mental Health Services Act essential elements and use them to guide the development of all initiatives; Mental health employment and educational opportunities and community resources; Use methods/techniques to communicate an understanding of the recovery process from mental illness including recovery and resiliency principles; and Challenges relevant to consumer and family members, stigma reduction, suicide prevention and community-based support. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Completion of a four-year Psychiatry Residency training program in an institution approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), or equivalent experience, and/or education, and/or certification. LICENSURE: Possession of a valid license as a physician and surgeon issued by the California Board of Medical Examiners. DRIVER'S LICENSE: Valid California Class C Driver's License or the ability to utilize adequate alternative method of transportation, when needed, to carry out essential job related functions in a timely manner. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Certification in Psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or possessing a written statement from the Secretary of the Board indicating eligibility for examination. LOAN ASSUMPTIONS FOR PSYCHIATRISTS In addition to a mental health loan assumption program administered through the California State Department of Mental Health, Psychiatrists employed with Stanislaus County-BHRS may be eligible for $10,000 for each year of county employment, to be awarded to pay part or all of a current or prospective employee's educational loan debt from medical school. Additional 5% Board Certification Pay for Board Certification Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Unclassified Service of the County and is designated at-will. 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 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 Modesto, California, United States
Sep 15, 2018
Part Time
About the Department and the Position This recruitment is being conducted to fillvacancies 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. 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 The Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services (BHRS) Department, under the administrative direction of the Chief Executive Officer and subject to the policy of the Board of Supervisors, is responsible for providing or arranging for the provision of an array of specialized behavioral health services for residents in and around Stanislaus County. As part of the Mental Health Services Act, the Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Department has a State approved Workforce Education and Training Plan (WE&T Plan). This WE&T Plan also references the Welfare and Institutions Code Section 5820 - 5822 and provides that administrative structures are in place to support long-term workforce development that actively outreaches to support career pathways and also ensure barriers are reduced or eliminated for consumers, and family members who wish to enter the publicly-funded behavioral health workforce. Candidates with lived experience as a consumer or a family member of a consumer of behavioral health services are highly encouraged to apply. ABOUT THE POSITION The Licensed Psychiatric Technician provides psychiatric nursing, treatment and other care to mentally ill and emotionally disturbed patients, under general supervision. The incumbent is responsible for direct dispensing of medications to program participants, recognizing signs and symptoms of disease entities, and perform related duties as assigned,in a manner to ensure a safe, healthy environment that encourages socialization and empowerment. This assignment will include working weekends and early morning hours, and subject to shift work, holiday, standby, and callback assignments. The assignment may include HEP C and HIV education. Other nursing duties may include: Purified Protein Derivative (PPD - TB testing), medication education, and group facilitation. The following may apply if incumbents are also interested in performing Substance Use Disorder (SUD) duties: California Department of Health Care Services requires that all non-licensed and non-certified individuals providing counseling in an SUD program licensed and/or certified by a State approved SUD organization shall be registered to obtain certification as an SUD counselor with one of the organization currently approved by the State. Typical Tasks Methadone dispensing; Assist in communication of program participant care needs; Chart documentation as appropriate; Concise and legible documentation of all program participant care and observations of medication treatments; Initiate de-escalation techniques and/or emergency measures; Take notes and physicians orders; Administer medication, monitor participant response, and provide medication education; Order supplies, stock areas and monitor medication inventories; Check medication supplies for expiration and return/replace outdated supplies; Participate in Quality Assurance; Complete incident reports and insure physicians and management are fully informed of any incident occurring on the shift; Observe and monitor patient reaction to medication and promptly report symptoms of adverse reaction to program nurse practitioner and physician; File medical documents; Process drug screens; Collaborate with Public Health, Primary Care, and other treatment providers; Administer PPD; and Other tasks, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Respond to a variety of situations independently: including crisis situations, making accurate assessments and taking effective action without immediate supervision; Provide supervisory assistance and direction to staff on an assigned shift; Maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to the needs of patients and family members; Maintain complete and accurate records of patient interaction and related documentation; Establish and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with patients; Provide skilled nursing care and perform patient assessment; Perform the essential functions of the position in an accurate and timely fashion; Make good judgments and decisions and evaluate the results of those decisions and judgments; and Act quickly and safely with patients exhibiting agitated or violent behavior. KNOWLEDGE Needs, problems, attitudes and behavior patterns of mentally disordered patients; Behavioral Health programs and community resources; Counseling and psychological principles and how they can be applied to individuals experiencing mental disorders; Routine and skilled nursing care methods and techniques; Psychopharmacology, commonly used medicine, their therapeutic effects and possible adverse reactions; Current first aid methods, medical terminology, and CPR; and Proper safety procedures and health practices. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Psychiatric Technician License; AND BLS CPR for Healthcare Providers. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. 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 Community and Health Services 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. The probationary period does not apply to unclassifiedpositions. 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, coworkers, 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 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. 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. 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
Sep 15, 2018
Part Time
About the Department and the Position This recruitment is being conducted to fillvacancies 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. 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 Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is committed to behavioral health principles that are responsive to both mental health and alcohol and drug issues. Our scope of services includes, but is not limited to, inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services, alcohol and other drug services, behavioral education and prevention, Public Guardian functions and advocacy. We offer these services throughout Stanislaus County at Behavioral Health and Recovery Services managed sites and partner with community agencies and other County departments. As part of the Mental Health Services Act, the Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Department has a State approved Workforce Education and Training Plan (WE&TPlan). This WE&T Plan also references the Welfare and Institutions Code Section 5820 - 5822 and provides that administrative structures are in place to support long-term workforce development that actively outreaches to support career pathways and also ensure barriers are reduced or eliminated for consumers, and family members who wish to enter the publicly funded behavioral health workforce. Candidates with lived experience as a consumer or a family member of a consumer of behavioral health services are highly encouraged to apply. ABOUT THE POSITION Stanislaus County is recruiting to establish an eligible list for an immediate need in the Department of Behavioral Health & Recovery Services (BHRS). The immediate opportunity is for extra-help/on-call assignments at our Stanislaus County Genesis Narcotic Replacement Treatment program.Under general supervision, the incumbent is responsible for direct dispensing of medication to program participants, recognizing signs and symptoms of disease entities, and perform related duties as assigned. Incumbent will perform duties in a professional manner to ensure a safe, healthy environment that encourages socialization and empowerment. This assignment will include working weekends and early morning hours. Incumbents are subject to weekend, shift work, holiday, standby, and callback assignments. The assignment may include HEP C and HIV education. Other nursing duties may include: Purified Protein Derivative (PPD - TB testing), medication education, and group facilitation. The following may apply if the incumbents are also interested in performing Substance Use Disorder (SUD) duties: California Department of Health Care Services requires that all non licensed and non-certified individuals providing counseling in an SUD program licensed and/or certified by a State approved SUD organization shall be registered to obtain certification as an SUD counselor with one of the organization currently approved by the State. Typical Tasks Methadone dispensing; Assist in communication of program participant care needs; Chart documentation as appropriate: Concise and legible documentation of all program participant care and observations of medication treatments; Initiate de-escalation techniques and/or emergency measures; Take notes and physicians orders; Administer medication and monitor participant response, and providemedication education; Order supplies, stock areas and monitor medication inventories; Check medication supplies for expiration and return/replace outdated supplies; Participate in Quality Assurance; Complete incident reports and insure physicians and management are fully informed of any incident occurring on the shift; Observe and monitor patient reaction to medication and promptly report symptoms of adverse reaction to program nurse practitioner and physician; File medical documents; Process drug screens; Collaborate with Public Health, Primary Care, and other treatment providers; Administer PPD; and Other tasks, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) Provide skilled nursing care and perform patient assessment; Recognize signs of impending complications and take effective action, including recording details on patient charts; Lift and transfer patient into bed, gurney or wheelchair; Print or write legibly and keep records; Use a medical dictionary to correctly spell medical terminology; Follow simple to technical oral and written directions carefully and exactly; Accurately measure and record patient's vital signs; Work effectively under stress and react calmly under emergency code situations; Maintain competence through continuing education; Use stethoscope, thermometer, blood pressure cuffs and scales; and Set up diagnostic equipment for a variety of procedures. KNOWLEDGE Routine and skilled nursing care methods and techniques; Sterile techniques and isolation procedures; Medical supplies and equipment; Body mechanics and proper lifting techniques; Basic anatomy, disease process and special diets; and Current first aid methods, medical terminology and CPR. Behavioral Health Focus--knowledge listed above plus: Needs, problems, attitudes and behavior patterns of mentally disordered patients; Mental Health programs and community resources; Counseling, psychological principles and their application to individuals with mental disorders; and Psychopharmacology, commonly used medicine, their therapeutic effects and adverse reactions. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Possession of a valid license or interim permit as a Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California with evidence of meeting continuing education requirements, plus IV certified; AND Minimum of two (2) years of acute care experience; AND BLS CPR for Health care Providers . LICENSE 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 Six (6) months of recent experience in providing Behavioral Health services, including SUD treatment experience. 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 Technical 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 unclassifiedpositions. 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, coworkers, 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 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. 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. 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
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, California, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
About the Department and the Position 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 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 Various, California, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
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