County of Alameda

Alameda County, California, was established in 1853. The County was created from the territory of two counties created in 1850: Contra Costa and Santa Clara. It was given the local name for the region, Alameda, which translated loosely as "a grove of poplars." The County enjoys a varied geography ranging from urban marinas to rolling open spaces to hillside lakes and streams. Alameda is the seventh most populous county in California, and has 14 incorporated cities and several unincorporated communities. The total population is estimated to be 1,510,271 as of April 2010, a 4.6% increase from April 2000. During the same time period, California's population rose 10%. Oakland is the seat of County government and the largest city.

Alameda County is characterized by rich diversity and culture. Population growth has occurred with the natural net increase of births over deaths, but also from substantial immigration, and Alameda County is now one of the most ethnically diverse regions in the Bay Area and the nation. The 2010 Census shows that there is no majority racial or ethnic group in Alameda County. Compared to the 2000 Census, the Black / African American population decreased countywide by 11%, the Asian population increased by 31%, and the Hispanic population increased by 23%. According to the California Department of Education, 53 languages were spoken by English language learners in the K-12 public school systems in Alameda County in 2008-09.

 

43 job(s) at County of Alameda

Alameda County Oakland, CA, USA
Oct 13, 2017
Full Time
Introduction This is a reinstatement, transfer or voluntary demotion opportunity for current and former regularly appointed employees of Alameda County. Reinstatement: Pursuant to Civil Service Rule 1744: On the request of a department head and approval of the Commission, a regularly appointed employee who resigned in good standing may, within three years after the effective date of his/her resignation, be reinstated in a position in the class from which he/she resigned or in a position in another class for which he/she may be eligible as determined by the Commission. Appointments by reinstatement following resignation are subject to the probationary period established for the class. You must have been a classified County employee in the same job code or in a job code at the same salary maximum and left the County in good standing. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Transfer: You must be a current County classified employee in the same job code or in a job code with the same salary maximum for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Voluntary Demotion: You must be a current County classified employee in a job code which is at a higher salary maximum than the vacancy for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. DESCRIPTION THE AGENCY Alameda County's Health Services Program is administered by the Health Care Services Agency and includes the following program areas: Behavioral Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Health, and Agency Administration/Indigent Health. The ultimate mission of the Health Care Services Agency is to provide fully integrated health care services through a comprehensive network of public and private partnerships that ensure optimal health and well-being and respect the diversity of all residents. Health Care Services Agency currently has multiple career opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of a service delivery team dedicated to the optimal health and well being of Alameda County residents. THE POSITION Under general supervision, to provide accounting and financial support of County departments and agencies; to reconcile, maintain, monitor and control major groupings of funds, budget units, or revenue and expenditure accounts; and to do related work as required.Employees are assigned the most complex, difficult, and/or specialized accounting, financial and/or budgetary work requiring analysis and evaluation of financial records to ensure accuracy and the interpretation of financial guidelines to ensure that fiscal operations are in compliance. TYPICAL DUTIES NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 1. Analyzes and evaluates the more complex financial/statistical data to provide information on department, division, or fund expenditures and revenues in order to assist with budget or financial statement preparation, ensure compliance with governmental reporting regulations or for management decisions regarding budget or fiscal issues. Regularly accounts for transactions in independent cost accounting system and reconciles with the Auditor's Alcolink Financial System. 2. Coordinates, reconciles, compiles, and corrects complex accounting errors or discrepancies in financial information in order to maintain accurate balances for accounting periods; controls system access while analyzing and reconciling financial data in financial system. 3. Communicates verbally and in writing with fund recipients, departments, and other agencies in order to resolve discrepancies and exchange or relate information regarding contract budgeting compliance, financial record corrections, and inter-department/agency appropriations or expenditures. 4. Monitors monthly time studies for calculating costs for special program claims and completes summaries at end of quarter. Audits time study forms for completeness, accuracy and conformity to State and Federal rules and regulations. Gather data from a variety of systems to generate time study ratios between programs. Analyze, modify or redesign, if needed, a wide variety of forms for online time study system; maintain database; help develop and implement online reporting. 5. Reviews a variety of documents related to the operations of the unit for conformance to program regulations and procedures; using established guidelines, analyzes and evaluates revenues or expenditures of a department or budget unit to determine the maximum allowable reimbursement or claim 6. Reviews and prepares budget and board letters for multiple state and federal grants. Requests to establish accounts in Alcolink and prepares all financial reports. 7. Reviews claims for payment for completeness, accuracy, and conformance to program requirements; monitors payment status, researches errors and makes required adjustments. 8. Participates in the development, modification, implementation and maintenance of automated financial tracking and recordkeeping systems to improve the efficiency of accounting practices and maintain the integrity of the information generated. 9. Coordinates processing requisitions greater than $5,000, coordinates settlement claims, and coordinates maintaining the County's vendor file. 10. Coordinates and maintains the County's management benefits claims including medical, dental, and vision claims. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Either I Experience: The equivalent of one year of experience as an Accounting Specialist I in the Alameda County classified service. (Non-classified includes District Attorney's Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.) OR II Education: Equivalent to completion of two years of college (90 quarter units or 60 semester units) from an accredited college or university in a bookkeeping or accounting curriculum. (Additional experience as outlined below may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.) AND Experience: Equivalent to two years of full-time bookkeeping experience at a level equivalent to the Accounting Specialist I classification and which has included some combination of document review and processing, administrative or financial recordkeeping and/or office management. License: Specified positions may require possession of a valid California driver's license. NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification. Knowledge of: • Practices and techniques of automated accounting and financial record keeping and report preparation. • Accounting principles and bookkeeping practices • Principles and practices of auditing and reconciling a variety of financial and accounting documents and records • Computer applications related to the work, including spreadsheet and data base applications • Procedures, terminology and forms related to the functional area to which assigned. • Techniques used to reconcile subsidiary accounts, to control accounts, and to maintain books through trial balance • Basic budgeting and cost accounting practices and procedures. • Microsoft Excel and Access Database. Ability to: • Audit and reconcile financial, accounting and budgetary documents and records; maintain journals and reports. • Read, interpret and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures involved in fiscal recordkeeping and accounting functions • Compile fiscal and financial data. • Learn accounting structure, financial guidelines, systems, and procedures of the department, fiscal program or agency. • Learn basic budgeting and funding regulations, practices, and procedures. • Interpret, explain and apply regulations and procedures in varying situations. • Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines. • Maintain accurate records and files. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Selection Plan To apply please contactAlex Martinat (510)667-7570 or alexander.martin@acgov.org to apply. You are encouraged to apply immediately as this posting is open until filled and may close at anytime. Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Alameda County Oakland, CA, USA
Sep 25, 2017
Full Time
Introduction THIS IS A PROMOTIONAL EXAM YOU MUST BE AN ALAMEDA COUNTY EMPLOYEE TO APPLY Current employment and completion by 10/17/2017, of the equivalent of six months of continuous service following a regular appointment in the Alameda County classified service. A regular appointment does not include provisional, TAP (Temporary Assignment Pool), or STEP-UP appointments. Applications must be submitted on-line before the filing deadline of 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing. APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON-LINE DESCRIPTION THE POSITION Under general direction, to command and administer a substation, bureau, detention facility, single contract law enforcement services unit or multiple contract law enforcement services units, the support services unit, the Office of Emergency Services, the Regional Training Center, Court Services, or to serve as an administrative captain assigned to the Sheriff/Undersheriff, or to provide agency-wide oversight and administration during hours and days of the week when the Sheriff, Undersheriff, Assistant Sheriff's, Commanders and Captains are not regularly scheduled to work and to do related work as required. Captains are responsible for the command and administration of major line and staff sub-divisions. It is the operational size or the scope/diversity/responsibility of these assignments that distinguishes the Captains from Lieutenants, who exercise administrative authority in more circumscribed units or functional areas. Furthermore, Captains are expected to advise in the formation and development of department policy. The positions in the next higher class, Division Commander, are charged with the direction of all aspects of a large and complex division such as detention and correction facilities, criminal law enforcement and investigation, civil process and court operations, and emergency services. Captains may assume these duties in the absence of the Division Commander. For more information about the job classification,visit Captain (#8625) . MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS To qualify for this position, candidates must possess the following experience: The equivalent of one year of full time experience in the class of Lieutenant in the Alameda County classified service. License: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's license. Desirable Qualifications: Possession of a California Peace Officer's Standards and Training Supervisory and Management Certificates. NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies: Knowledge of: • Federal, State and local laws as they affect the work of the Sheriff's Office (including law enforcement, labor relations, government, administration, etc.). • Sheriff's Office orders, procedures, policies and operations. • Structure and function of County government. • Methods, operations and functions of an assigned division, unit, section or bureau. • Principles and techniques of management necessary to plan, develop, organize direct and evaluate programs, administrative policies, organizational structures and law enforcement problems. • Principles of employee supervision and personnel management including training. Ability to: • Communicate orally and in writing. • Read and comprehend written materials. • Integrate and categorize information and recall relevant data. • Set standards of performance in order to control and optimize the productivity of the staff. • Make decisions. • Analyze and problem solve. • Provide leadership. • Plan and organize. • Exercise management control. • Provide budget analysis. • Demonstrate interpersonal sensitivity. • Be flexible. • Adapt to stress. EXAMINATION COMPONENTS The examination will consist of the following steps: Examination Recruitment Bulletin Release: Friday, September 22, 2017 All applications must be filled out according to the instructions. Applications that are not fully completed or not completed following the instructions listed will not be considered. Resumes in lieu of properly filled out applications will not be considered. Only applications submitted electronically, via the County's online application system, by the final file date will be accepted. Be aware that if you only complete an application template and fail to submit it to apply for this position, your application will not be accepted. Final Filing Date for Applications: Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 5:00 PM Review for Minimum Qualifications: Completed by Friday, October 27, 2017 During this time, your application will be reviewed to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above. All candidates will receive an email notification regarding the results of the application review by the end of the following week, no later than Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Assessment Center: Week of November 6, 2017 Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the position will be invited to participate in anassessment center which will consist of the following: • A writing exercise • Role-play exercises • A structured oral interview STUDY MATERIALS : Candidates planning on participating in the Captain's Promotional Examination process may assist in their preparation for such examination by reviewing the following information/written material: Alameda County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) training bulletins ACSO General Orders Manual ACSO Rules and Regulations Manual ACSO Strategic Leadership Succession Plan Budget process and finance information found in the Captain's Exam folder located on the L:/Drive Sheriff's Office Financial Summary, pages 421-433 of County of Alameda Final Budget CANDIDATES MUST ATTAIN A QUALIFYING RATING ON EACH PORTION OF THIS EXAMINATION. We reserve the right to make changes to the announced examination components. Alameda County utilizes a Civil Service Selection System founded on merit. Such a system is competitive and based on broad recruitment efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to test in an examination process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position. Many of our recruitments are targeted and specific to the needs of a current vacant position, in which case, the eligible list may be exclusively used for that current vacant position. Other recruitments may be more broadly used for both current and future vacancies, or for other alternate jobs with comparable scopes of work. To learn more about our recruitment and selection process, please visit the "What You Need to Know" section of our website, www.acgov.org/hrs . Selection Plan Applicants will be informed via email with reasonable notice in advance of any examination process which will require their attendance. The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the Agency: TENTATIVE SELECTION PLAN Deadline for Filing: Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 5:00 PM Review for Minimum Qualifications: By Friday, October 27, 2017 Assessment Center: Monday-Wednesday, November 6, 7, and 8, 2017 *This is a New Promotional Assembled Exam. Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County's Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statutes. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing . Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statutes. For more information regarding our Reasonable Accommodation procedures, please visit our website, www.acgov.org/hrs . BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance Vision Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) County Allowance (Employer Credit) Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Insurance Commuter Benefits Program Group Legal Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave. Conclusion All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @acgov.org and alamedacountyHR@acgov.org as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have been sent to you. All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of your notices in your online application account by clicking on the "My applications" button on the Current Job Openings page. Please take the steps recommended above to insure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment . NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box alamedacountyHR@acgov.org are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. If you have questions please go to our website at www.acgov.org/hrs . You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed on the job announcement for the recruitment for which you have applied. Elaine Lemi | Human Resources Analyst Human Resource Services, County of Alameda (510) 272-6434 Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Alameda County Castro Valley, CA, USA
Aug 09, 2017
Full Time
Introduction The Temporary Assignment Pool (TAP) Program is administered by the Human Resource Services Agency. The primary goal of TAP is to maintain a qualified and diverse candidate pool to provide temporary immediate, administrative and technical staffing support to all Alameda County departments. Temporary employees play a vital role at Alameda County and assist in fulfilling the County's mission to enrich the lives of Alameda County residents through visionary policies, accessible, responsible, and effective services. The TAP program provides an avenue for temporary employees to gain valuable work experience. For more information about the TAP program click on the link. http://www.acgov.org/hrs/divisions/tap/ NOTE: Candidates currently in the TAP Pool DO NOT need to apply. Please apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. Applications will only be accepted online. Minimum of one-year clerical experience required. Candidates with experience in the following are encouraged to apply: finance, accounting, legal, administration and information technology. Candidates bilingual (speak/read/write) in English and one of the following languages are encouraged to apply: Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Khmer, Hindi, Japanese and Korean. DESCRIPTION The TAP Program is seeking qualified candidates for the temporary clerical pool. Under supervision, incumbents are assigned a variety of clerical / administrative duties to fill in for various temporary needs countywide. This class consists of positions that are filled on a temporary basis through the TAP Program. TAP is responsible for placing incumbents on temporary assignments within the departments and agencies. Assignments may vary from a minimum of four hours and generally not to exceed 18 months. Duties and pay rate will vary based on the job classification of each temporary assignment. TAP employees will be placed on assignments that align with their skill sets and experience. Below is a sample of job classifications TAP fills on a temporary basis with employees from its Pool: Account Clerk I/II: The equivalent of two to three years of full-time experience in clerical work, which included working with mathematical calculations and computations. Accounting Specialist I/II: The equivalent of three years of full-time responsible financial record-keeping experience. Administrative Assistant: Equivalent to three years of full-time secretarial or office administrative experience which has included some combination of document review and processing, administrative or financial record keeping and/or office management. Administrative Specialist I/II: Equivalent to one year of full-time professional-level experience in planning and conducting administrative, operational and organizational studies and providing varied administrative support. Clerk II: The equivalent of one year full time experience in clerical work. Information Systems Specialist: The equivalent of one year of full-time experience in developing and maintaining information technology systems including LAN/WAN systems. Legal Secretary: The equivalent of two years full-time experience performing clerical and administrative support. Payroll Records Clerk: The equivalent of two years full time clerical work experience requiring mathematical computations at a level comparable to that of a Payroll Records Clerk in the Alameda County classified service. Secretary I/II: The equivalent of two to three years of increasingly responsible clerical experience. Specialist Clerk I/II: The equivalent of two to three years of full-time clerical experience. Note: Detailed job descriptions for the above classifications can be found at https://www.jobaps.com/Alameda/auditor/classspecs.asp#S MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The equivalent of one year of full-time clerical experience. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Knowledge of: • Modern office practices and procedures. • Basic office automation and computer functions i.e. Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Power Point and Access. • Basic elements of correct English usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation. Ability to: • Interpret and apply rules and regulations. • Follow written and oral instructions. • Calculate basic mathematical problems. • Adapt quickly to new work environments. • Establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and the public. • Communicate effectively orally and in writing. • Maintain electronic and/or physical files and databases. • Organize and prioritize. Selection Plan All applications must be filled out according to the instructions. Applications that are not fully completed or not completed following the instructions listed will not be considered. Resumes in lieu of properly filled out applications will not be considered . Only applications submitted electronically, via the County's online application system, by the final file date will be accepted. Note: Please apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. B e aware that if you only complete an application template and fail to submit an application for this recruitment, your application will not be accepted . Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis. Selected candidates will proceed to a computer based skills assessment . Candidates whose computer based skill assessment scores meet the required criteria will advance to an oral interview. All eligible candidates' applications will be active for 12 months and the TAP program will contact you if/when there is a need for your skill sets. Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County's Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statues. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing. Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statues.Carla Ortiz, Human Resources Technician, TAP Program, Human Resource Services Department (510) 208-4911 Carla.Ortiz@acgov.org Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer BENEFITS TAP employees may become eligible for medical and dental benefits upon the completion of a specified number of hours. Additional benefits may be effective upon hire. Please see Employee Benefits Center for more information. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All government employees are disaster service workers as defined by California Government Code Section 3100. In addition to everyday duties, employees have the added responsibility of helping throughout any disaster. DMV EMPLOYER PULL NOTICE PROGRAM All county employees who drive on county business are required to enroll in the California Department of Motor Vehicles Employer Pull Notice Program in an effort to promote driver safety. Employees' driver record reports will be released to the County Safety Officer in Risk Management to ensure that employees have valid driver's licenses and are eligible to drive on county business. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION An applicant's previous employment may be investigated. Results of this investigation may be cause for disqualification. Also, all convictions will be reviewed and may result in a request for additional information or termination of employment. A conviction record will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from employment. Each case will be given individual consideration, based on job-relatedness. Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, ethnic and racial minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other non-job-related factor. Conclusion All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @acgov.org and alamedacountyHR@acgov.org as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have been sent to you. All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of your notices in your online application account by clicking on the "My applications" button on the Current Job Openings page. Please take the steps recommended above to ensure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment. Please direct all inquiries about this recruitment to TapAps@acgov.org Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Follow us at:
Alameda County Alameda County
Jul 31, 2017
Full Time
Duties: The following statements reflect the general duties considered necessary in order to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.   Develops and edits publications, composes news releases, staff reports, film and slide scripts and interpretative materials; designs such materials and distributes them accordingly. Contacts media representatives and arranges for exposure or explains activities; responds to questions directed to the department/agency. Gathers news items from established departmental sources regarding departmental activities; prepares plans and procedures relating to development of information resources and methods for improving their effectiveness and versatility. Acts as editor of departmental publications and newsletters; provides assistance to others in preparation of publications, website development, newsletters, and related matters. Serves as a staff writer available to assist in writing applications for grants and projects. Arranges and conducts tours. Represents the department before civic and community groups in disseminating public information. Maintains media logs, press files, publications, and media coverage to enhance public’s understanding of department/agency functions. Prepares annual reports, monthly newsletters, and media correspondence. Interfaces with media relations and community groups in maintaining strategic marketing relationships. Provides risk communications to the public in the event of an epidemic or disaster. Coordinate disaster preparedness drills for the department/agency.  
Alameda County Alameda County
Jun 02, 2017
Full Time
    Positions in this classification oversee the medical services provided by dispatch, police, first responder, prehospital, hospital and trauma systems. Specific assignments, and the range of duties performed within that assignment vary depending on the type of experience and licensure. Some assignments require an R.N. or an EMT-P license.
Alameda County Alameda County
Mar 28, 2017
Full Time
This single position class provides ongoing assistance to the EMS Director, with the focus in two primary areas: Oversight of the day-to-day operation of the EMS Division including, but not limited to supervising the work of professional and support staff, either directly or through subordinate supervisors; and Assisting and/or representing the EMS Director at meetings with Fire Chiefs, Ambulance Service Executives, City Managers, and other high-level representatives of emergency medical service providers throughout the geographic boundaries of the County. The incumbent exercises full authority for making decisions and implementing programs to ensure the effective provision of quality, cost-effective emergency medical and trauma care, disaster assistance and other emergency medical services to County residents.  
Alameda County
Mar 28, 2017
Full Time
The Positions (Provisional* Project Positions)   We are recruiting for Program Specialists to join our program coordination and management team. These positions will assist with: providing technical programmatic services primarily related to program development, implementation and oversight; reviewing and evaluating functions to direct client service delivery programs; providing program planning, technical assistance, review and evaluation * For a provisional appointment, a civil service exam is not required. However, to remain in the position the appointee will need to compete successfully in a County Associate Program Specialist and Program Specialist exams when open. Candidates for the provisional position must meet the minimum qualifications for this position. This is also a project position and project positions are generally for a specific duration.
Alameda County Oakland, CA, USA
Oct 12, 2017
Full Time
Introduction THIS IS A NEW ASSEMBLED EXAMINATION. The eligible list resulting from this examination will cancel any existing list and may last approximately one year, but can be extended. Applications must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing. Applications will only be accepted on-line . THERE WILL BE A FOUR (4) DAY ONLINE FILING PERIOD FOR THIS RECRUITMENT THE ONLINE APPLICATION WILL BE AVAILABLE TO APPLICANTS ONTHE FOLLOWING DAYS: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017 AT 5 P.M. THROUGH MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6,2017 AT 5 P.M. Supplemental Questionnaire : A properly completed Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted with each application. Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing. Failure to submit the Supplemental Questionnaire will result in disqualification. Click here to view the ASE III Supplemental Questionnaire . DESCRIPTION THE COUNTY Alameda County, located on the east side of San Francisco Bay, is California's seventh-largest county. The County employs 9,080 full-time employees and operates on an annual budget of $2.39 billion. Oakland, the County seat, is California's eighth largest city. One and a half million people call Alameda County home and live in a variety of incorporated cities, unincorporated communities and rural areas. As a major urban county, Alameda provides a full range of services to its citizens. The County is a blend of culturally and ethnically diverse communities, and its mixture of cosmopolitan and suburban areas provides the perfect environment for families and their active lifestyles. The County offers extensive cultural resources, countless recreational opportunities and an array of fine public and private colleges and universities. THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT The Information Technology Department (ITD) is the central technology support for the County's agencies and departments who serve our communities. Our more than 1.5 million residents and countless customers around the world depend on the services the County provides. ITD powers those services in ways that our tech savvy constituents have come to expect; giving them access to services when and where they need them. We are a team of technology professionals and evangelists with a wide-range of technological skills and diverse experiences. We provide great customer service and high quality products. We are passionate about our work and we are proud of the numerous awards we have won. We are very excited about the cultural change in our department. We are transforming the perceptions of government technology and redefining ourselves. We are "staying ahead of the wave" by fostering innovation, pushing the envelope, and taking risks. We have embraced the entrepreneurial spirit of our start-up neighbors in Silicon Valley. We are more than just technologists though. We are also passionate about our communities. We are volunteers, food drive donors, activists, and humanitarians who love the communities we work and live in. To learn more about the department please visit the Information Technology Department Website . https://itd.acgov.org/index.page THE DIVISION ITD's Application Systems Group offers a variety of application development services. We can design, build, support and implement web apps, mobile apps for Apple and Android devices, enterprise apps such as PeopleSoft Financials and HRMS, custom apps using various modern and legacy technologies like JAVA, .NET, PHP, COBOL, etc. and cloud based or SAS solutions. ITD has developed and supports dozens of enterprise class custom applications for the various County departments and agencies, as well as several regional applications serving many of the Bay Area counties and local governments. We bring together our understanding of your business, technical expertise, and project methodology to deliver superior technology solutions within agreed up on timeline and budget. THE POSITION This series contains four career tracks; Engineer, Systems Analyst, Business Analyst and Quality Assurance. ITD is currently testing to fill the Engineering and Systems Analyst tracks. These positions will provide thought leadership and operational support for the County's information systems, architect business solutions, and to serve as a liaison between department/agency representatives and third party service providers. Application Systems Engineer IIIs are responsible for designing, developing, analyzing, implementing, and maintaining software, including enterprise class, multi-tier systems; and perform related duties as required. Engineer Track Incumbents in the Engineer discipline are typically fully responsible for coding, testing and/or maintenance of all or part of an application. Incumbents analyze, define, design programs, and ensure that user department requirements are met. Engineers are responsible for implementing, programming, writing program design specifications, supporting database design, modifying existing systems, providing production support for users and their systems, and defining problems and recommending solutions. Systems Analyst Track Incumbents in the Systems Analyst discipline are typically responsible for analysis, documentation, and design of applications or subsystems of major systems. IDEAL CANDIDATE In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications the ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent customer service, effective communication, collaboration, problem solving, prioritization of workload, effective decision making, and the ability to manage projects and resources. For a detailed listing of the duties and essential competency requirements for this position, please see the job specification . MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER I Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in MIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. AND Experience: The equivalent of four (4) years full time experience designing, developing, analyzing, supporting and implementing complex software systems. OR II Experience: The equivalent of seven (7) years full time experience designing, developing, analyzing, supporting, and implementing complex software systems. NOTE : The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification. The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies: Knowledge of: • Methods and practices of computer systems design, programming and implementation. • Information management platforms and systems. • Structuring techniques for efficient program construction and maintenance. • Standard application design methodology. • Industry standard practices for the software development life cycle. • Principles and techniques of systems analysis and design. • Tools and methods used to standardize and facilitate systems. • Systems design. • Methods of software systems development lifecycle and business systems applications. • Principles and practices of technical problem solving. • Design, installation, and maintenance of enterprise, distributed, and client/server computer systems. • Principles and practices of software release upgrades and data management systems, including testing and upgrades. • Emerging technology trends and tools. Ability to: • Design complex system interfaces. • Use appropriate utilities and available software products. • Apply testing theory and quality standards to software development. • Analyze and assess the impact of enterprise application production problems. • Research potential solutions and make recommendations for implementation. • Develop reasonable cost and time estimates. • Understand and consider impact of organizational, management, administrative and personnel aspects of systems design. • Create, analyze, and validate detailed functional specifications. • Facilitate design sessions with the enterprise software development team to define the solution. • Deliver elements of systems design, including data migration rules, business rules, wireframes, or other detailed deliverables. • Define project scope, provide project estimates, establish high level delivery schedule, and prepare business proposals for business review. • Perform risk assessments and help establish Service Level Agreements (SLA's). • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. • Coordinate and manage information technology related activities. • Provide technical support to customers, users, and team members. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, internal support units, customers and vendors. • Assess and evaluate alternate technology solution to address business needs • Provide input and make recommendations to leadership teams in regards to the formation of the long-term technical vision of the organization. • Prioritize and mentor the work of subordinate personnel. EXAMINATION COMPONENTS THE EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING STEPS : 1) A review of candidates' applications to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process; 2) A review of candidates' Supplemental Questionnaires to select the best qualified applicants to continue in the process; 3) An oral examination which will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final examination score. The oral examination may contain situational exercises. CANDIDATES MUST ATTAIN A QUALIFYING RATING ON EACH PORTION OF THIS EXAMINATION. ***We reserve the right to make changes to the announced examination components*** Alameda County utilizes a Civil Service Selection System founded on merit. Such a system is competitive and based on broad recruitment efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to test in an examination process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position. Many of our recruitments are targeted and specific to the needs of a current vacant position, in which case, the eligible list may be exclusively used for that current vacant position. Other recruitments many be more broadly used for both current and future vacancies, or for other alternate jobs with comparable scopes of work. To learn more about our recruitment and selection process, please visit the "What You Need to Know" section of our website, www.acgov.org/hrs . Selection Plan Applicants will be informed via email with reasonable noticein advance of any examination process which will require their attendance. The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the Agency: TENTATIVE SELECTION PLAN: Deadline for Filing 5:00pm, Monday, November 6, 2017 Review of Minimum Qualification November 22, 2017 Supplemental Questionnaire Review for Best Qualified December 8, 2017 Oral Interview Exam January 8-12, 2018 WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNOUNCED RECRUITMENT & SELECTION PLAN Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County's Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statues. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing. Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statutes. For more information regarding our Reasonable Accommodation procedures, please visit our website, www.acgov.org/hrs BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits • Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance • Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance • Vision • Basic Life Insurance • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) • County Allowance • Health Flexible Spending Account • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account • Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity • Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future • Short-term Disability Insurance • Long-Term Disability Insurance • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) • Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance • 11 paid holidays • Vacation and sick leave accrual • Vacation purchase program • Management Paid Leave** • Group Auto/Home • Commuter Benefits Program • Guaranteed Ride Home • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) • Child Care Resources • 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave. Conclusion All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @acgov.org and alamedacountyHR@acgov.org as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have been sent to you. All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of your notices in your online application account by clicking on the "My applications" button on the Current Job Openings page. Please take the steps recommended above to insure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment. NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box alamedacountyHR@acgov.org are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. If you have questions please go to our website at www.acgov.org/hrs . You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed on the job announcement for the recruitment for which you have applied. Nicole Lewis-Bolton,Human Resources Analyst II Human Resource Services, County of Alameda (510) 272-6468 • nicole.lewis-bolton@acgov.org
Alameda County Oakland, CA, USA
Sep 14, 2017
Full Time
Introduction This is a reinstatement, transfer or voluntary demotion opportunity for current and former regularly appointed employees of Alameda County. Reinstatement: Pursuant to Civil Service Rule 1744: On the request of a department head and approval of the Commission, a regularly appointed employee who resigned in good standing may, within three years after the effective date of his/her resignation, be reinstated in a position in the class from which he/she resigned or in a position in another class for which he/she may be eligible as determined by the Commission. Appointments by reinstatement following resignation are subject to the probationary period established for the class. You must have been a classified County employee in the same job code or in a job code at the same salary maximum and left the County in good standing. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Transfer: You must be a current County classified employee in the same job code or in a job code with the same salary maximum for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Voluntary Demotion: You must be a current County classified employee in a job code which is at a higher salary maximum than the vacancy for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. DESCRIPTION THE DEPARTMENT Our mission is to zealously protect and defend the rights of our clients through compassionate and inspired legal representation of the highest quality, in pursuit of a fair and unbiased system of justice for all. We were the second public defender's office created in California, chartered in 1927 by Earl Warren. He would later go on to become Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. During its first year, our office employed two lawyers. Today, there are 100 attorneys, 18 investigators and a support staff of 40, who together handle approximately 40,000 cases a year. In 2012, the office was named the "Best Law Firm" in the East Bay by the Alameda County Bar Association. Within the pages of this website, you will find information regarding the role, functions, and services of the Public Defender, the history of the Office, answers to frequently asked questions, a directory of our law office locations, and employment information. To learn more, visit http://acgov.org/defender/ THE POSITION Under direction, to provide professional-level financial services in areas of budget development and processing, contract negotiation and administration, financial planning and monitoring, financial accounting and reporting, and grants management to County departments and agencies; to conduct a variety of studies and inquiries and perform financial analytic and administrative work; and to do related work as required. Financial Services Specialist I/II is a flexibly-staffed class series with the work normally performed at the II level, but with initial selection possible at the I or entry level. Incumbents hired at the I level will be expected to gain experience and demonstrate proficiency which qualifies them to promote to the II level after the equivalent of two years full time service. If proficient, incumbents will be eligible to be flexibly promoted to the II level after the equivalent of one year. Appointment at the I level will not be extended beyond two years. Positions in this class series are normally found in County departments with multiple budgets and funding sources and/or with extensive contracting with service providers or community-based organizations. In addition to the provision of financial services, responsibilities also include performing general administrative services work, planning and conducting analytical studies and overseeing support functions and staff. Although the work is diverse, all positions are typically characterized by all of the following elements: 1. Independent decision-making. 2. Knowledge of governmental financial processes and systems. 3. Ability to conduct financial analysis and formulate financial recommendations; and 4. Limited availability or nature of supervision. TYPICAL DUTIES NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 1. Makes revenue and expenditure projections for one or multiple budgets; compiles figures, prepares justifications and participates in the annual budget development process. 2. Prepares and reviews claims for reimbursement and cost reports prior to submission to funding agencies for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations, policies and procedures; monitor and reconciles received grant funds; contacts claim originators if questions or issues arise; makes required corrections so as to maximize legitimate reimbursable claims. 3. Acts as fiscal liaison between the department and the County with direct service providers and Community Based Organizations (CBO's); provides technical assistance to such individuals and groups to ensure that program guidelines are being fulfilled; and manages CBO contracts 4. Prepares grant requests and implementation documents after award; maintains records and submits reports to the funding agencies or organizations; answers questions and provides information during the auditing process. 5. Administers or coordinates the administration of service provision, construction, personal service or consultant contracts; prepares contract documents; reviews requests for payment and ensures that contract provisions are met and that appropriate approvals are received. 6. Monitors departmental revenues and expenditures; reviews and approves invoices for payment; ensures proper allocation of expenditures to the appropriate fund and the availability of funds; reviews revenue and expenditure reports, prepares tracking and summary reports and transfers funds as required. 7. Plans and conducts fiscal, administrative or operational studies; determines information gathering processes; obtains required information for analysis; evaluates alternatives and makes recommendations; prepares reports and makes presentations. 8. Acts as liaison for the unit to which assigned with other County departments, representatives of other organizations, program participants and the public; serves on a variety of committees and task forces. 9. Interprets and applies a variety of policies, rules and regulations; provides information which may require tact and judgment to employees and others. 10. Performs such general administrative tasks as drafting and modifying policies and procedures, preparing letters to the Board of Supervisors, Financial Recommendation and Budget Tracking form for the Board letter, assisting with personnel, purchasing and other functions and coordinating activities of the unit with those of other departments. 11. Plans, assigns, provides work direction to and reviews the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis. 12. Prepares a variety of correspondence, periodic and special reports, procedures and other written materials; may access varied data bases or use information from various sources to prepare such materials; uses computer software to develop and maintain databases and spreadsheets. 13. Maintains accurate records and files related to work performed. 14. Operates a variety of standard office equipment including a word processor and/or computer; may drive a County or personal vehicle to attend meetings. 15. Develops and manages contract process for RFPs, RFQs, IRFQs including all master documents, bid processes, meetings and board letters. 16. Provides routine review and analysis of budget expenses and projections to keep the department on track including BUES reviews and budget adjustments. 17. Develops the annual budget documents and presentation and prepares other required budgetary documents for the department. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Either I Experience: Equivalent to three years of full-time experience at a level of or higher than the class of Accounting Specialist I in the Alameda County classified service. Completion of the Alameda County Management Academy "Management & Supervision Certificate Program" may substitute for six (6) months of the required qualifying experience. Or II Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university (180 quarter units or 120 semester units) with major coursework in business or public administration, accounting, economics, financial planning or a field related to the work. (Additional paraprofessional financial planning and support equivalent to the County's classification of Accounting Specialist I may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.) Experience: Financial recordkeeping or technical support work in a fiscal or accounting area is desirable. Licenses: Specified positions may require possession of a valid California driver's license. NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification. Knowledge of: • Principles and practices of governmental budget development and administration. • Principles and practices of contract and grant administration. • Financial record-keeping and auditing practices. • Practices and techniques of administrative analysis and report preparation. • Applicable federal, state and local policies and regulations. • Computer applications related to the work, such as word processing, data bases and spreadsheets. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. • Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment. Ability to: • Develop and administer multiple budgets. • Monitor fiscal transactions and audit fiscal records and documentation. • Plan and conduct administrative and operational studies. • Interpret, explain and apply financial regulations, policies and procedures. • Direct the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis. • Prepare clear and accurate reports, correspondence, procedures and other written materials. • Represent the department and the County in meetings with others. • Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines. • Maintain accurate financial records and audit data. • Exercise sound independent judgment within established policies and guidelines. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. • Clearly and effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing; write contract documents, electronic mail, and Board letters to the Board of Supervisors at a professional skill level. • Communicate fluently using the English language to present and request information to/from internal and external customers effectively by phone or in person. Selection Plan To apply please contactDesiree Sellati (510) 272-6621 or desiree.sellati@acgov.org to apply. You are encouraged to apply immediately as this posting is open until filled and may close at anytime. Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance Vision Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) County Allowance (Employer Credit) Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Insurance Commuter Benefits Program Group Legal Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.
Alameda County Oakland, CA, USA
Oct 14, 2017
Introduction THIS IS A NEW ASSEMBLED EXAMINATION . The eligible list resulting from this examination will cancel any existing list and may last approximately one year, but can be extended. Applications must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing . Postmarks are not accepted. Applications will only be accepted online. Supplemental Questionnaire : A properly completed Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted with each application. Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing . Failure to submit the Application or Supplemental Questionnaire will result in disqualification. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: TYPING CERTIFICATE If you have a typing certificate with a net typing speed of 50 words per minute from a temporary agency, employment agency, or community college, printed on letterhead with the address and phone number of the agency or college, please upload it to your online application (under the resume tab) by 5:00 p.m. on the last day for filing: November 13, 2017. The typing certificate must be dated within six (6) months of the filing deadline . To obtain a typing certificate, you may wish to contact East Bay Works - Career Centers. Click on the following link, and go to the "locations" tab to locate a center near you: www.eastbayworks.com/ If you are unable to obtain a typing certificate by the last day to file, you will beprovided a date and timeto take a typing test at the Alameda County Human Resources building. DESCRIPTION Pleaseclick here for the full Civil Legal Secretary job specification/description. THE AGENCY The mission statement of the Office of the County Counsel is to provide competent, efficient and cost-effective legal representation and advice, thus advancing and protecting the programs and financial resources of the County, its officers, departments, boards, commissions, districts, and courts. THE POSITION Under general direction, to provide attorneys in the Office of the County Counsel the full range of civil law secretarial support services. Duties performed are of considerable variety and may be complex and require independent thought. They often involve preparing time sensitive civil legal documents to abstract information which may be confidential in nature; and performing other assigned duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Either I Experience: The equivalent of three years of full-time experience as a Civil Legal Clerk in the Alameda County Counsel's Office performing duties such as preparing documents such as pleadings, briefs, legal memoranda and opinions and other papers containing extensive legal citations. (Completion of one year of legal secretarial training curriculum in a recognized business college may be substituted for one year of the required experience.) Or II Experience: The equivalent of three years of full-time experience performing the duties of a legal stenographer or legal secretary for attorneys or judges in a civil legal environment that included preparing documents such as pleadings, briefs, legal memoranda and opinions, and other papers containing extensive legal citations. (Completion of one year of legal secretarial training curriculum in a recognized business college may substitute for one year of the required experience.) Special Requirement: Must be able to type into a word processor at a minimum of 50 words per minute from clear copy. NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies: NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification. Knowledge of: • Legal terminology, general legal forms and documents. • Business English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation. • Filing, indexing, and cross-referencing methods. • Proper telephone etiquette and procedures. • Law office practice, work procedure and equipment practices. • Word processing/computer applications and techniques. • Applicable civil law practice terminology, statutes and court rules. • Civil law court filing and calendar procedures. • Law library arrangement. Ability to: • Prepare civil legal documents from general instructions. • Apply specialized knowledge of complex civil legal procedures. • Identify and correct basic English usage errors in documents. • Organize and maintain legal files and records. • Abstract pertinent information from files to prepare civil legal documents. • Plan, organize and prioritize work. • Make decisions and use good judgment. • Analyze and problem solve. • Work independently in the absence of specific instructions. • Communicate effectively orally and in writing. • Deal tactfully with members of the public, co-workers and clients under stressful conditions. EXAMINATION COMPONENTS The examination will consist of the following steps: 1. A review of the candidates' applications to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process. 2. A review of the Supplemental Questionnaire to determine the best qualified; only the most suitably best qualified candidates will be invited to the oral interview process. 3. An oral interview which will be weighted as 100% of the candidates' final examination score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. CANDIDATES MUST ATTAIN A QUALIFYING RATING ON EACH PORTION OF THIS EXAMINATION. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNOUNCED EXAMINATION STEPS Alameda County utilizes a Civil Service Selection System founded on merit. Such a system is competitive and based on broad recruitment efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to test in an examination process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position. Many of our recruitments are targeted and specific to the needs of a current vacant position, in which case, the eligible list may be exclusively used for that current vacant position. Other recruitments may be more broadly used for both current and future vacancies, or for other alternate jobs with comparable scopes of work. To learn more about our recruitment and selection process, please visit the "What You Need to Know" section of our website, www.acgov.org/hrs . Selection Plan Applicants will be informed via email with reasonable notice in advance of any examination process which will require their attendance. The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the Agency: TENTATIVE SELECTION PLAN Deadline for Filing: 5:00 PM on Monday, November 13, 2017 Review of Minimum Qualifications: November 21, 2017 Review of Supplemental Questionnaire for Best Qualified: November 29, 2017 Oral Interviews*: Week of December 18, 2017 *If designated as a combined oral examination/hiring interview, in addition to establishing an eligibility list, the oral interviews may serve as the final selection interview for vacancies in this classification. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNOUNCED RECRUITMENT & SELECTION PLAN Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County's Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statues. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing . Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statues. For more information regarding our Reasonable Accommodation procedures, please visit our website, www.acgov.org/hrs BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance Vision Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) County Allowance Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Commuter Benefits Program Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave. Conclusion All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @acgov.org and alamedacountyHR@acgov.org as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have been sent to you. All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of your notices in your online application account by clicking on the 'My applications' button on the Current Job Openings page. Please take the steps recommended above to ensure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment. NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box alamedacountyHR@acgov.org are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. If you have questions please go to our website at www.acgov.org/hrs . You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed on the bulletin for the recruitment for which you have applied. Jordan Grow, Human Resources Analyst Human Resource Services, County of Alameda 510-208-3954 www.acgov.org/hrs
Alameda County Oakland, CA, USA
Oct 11, 2017
Full Time
Introduction THIS IS A NEW ASSEMBLED EXAMINATION. The eligible list resulting from this examination will cancel any existing list and may last approximately one year, but can be extended. Applications must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing. Applications will only be accepted on-line. Supplemental Questionnaire: A properly completed Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted with each application. Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing. Failure to submit the Supplemental Questionnaire will result in disqualification QUALIFIED BILINGUAL PERSONS WHO SPEAK ENGLISH AND ARE ALSO FLUENT IN SPANISH, CHINESE, VIETNAMESE, CAMBODIAN, LAOTIAN, KOREAN, MIEN, TAGALOG, AMHARIC, FARSI, DARI, TIGRIGNA, RUSSIAN, ROMANIAN OR SIGN LANGUAGE ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL BI WEEKLY COMPENSATION FOR PERSONS IN POSITIONS DESIGNATED BILINGUAL. Qualified candidates may be tested to demonstrate language proficiency. DESCRIPTION THE COUNTY Alameda County, located on the east side of San Francisco Bay, is California's seventh-largest county. The County employs 9,080 full-time employees and operates on an annual budget of $2.39 billion. Oakland, the County seat, is California's eighth largest city. One and a half million people call Alameda County home and live in a variety of incorporated cities, unincorporated communities and rural areas. As a major urban county, Alameda provides a full range of services to its citizens. The County is a blend of culturally and ethnically diverse communities, and its mixture of cosmopolitan and suburban areas provides the perfect environment for families and their active lifestyles. The County offers extensive cultural resources, countless recreational opportunities and an array of fine public and private colleges and universities. THE HEALTH CARE SERVICES AGENCY Alameda County's Health Services Program is administered by the Health Care Services Agency and includes the following program areas: Behavioral Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Health, and Agency Administration/Indigent Health. The ultimate mission of the Health Care Services Agency is to provide fully integrated health care services through a comprehensive network of public and private partnerships that ensure optimal health and well-being and respect the diversity of all residents. Health Care Services Agency currently has multiple career opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of a service delivery team dedicated to the optimal health and well-being of Alameda County residents. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE It is the mission of Behavioral Health Care Services to maximize the recovery, resilience and wellness of all eligible Alameda County residents who are developing or experiencing serious mental health, alcohol, or drug concerns. We envision communities where people realize their potential, and where stigma and discrimination against those with mental health, alcohol and/or drug issues are a thing of the past. Only through exemplifying the following Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services values will we be successful: ACBHCS Access - where every door is the right door for welcoming people with complex needs; Consumer and Family Empowerment - through shared decision-making best practices, that clinically produce effective outcomes; Best Practices - business excellence that uses public resources cost-effectively; Health and Wellness - by integrating emotional, spiritual and physical health care; Culturally Responsive - appropriate services built on the strengths and life experiences of culturally diverse consumers and their families; Social Inclusion - utilizing advocacy and education to eliminate stigma, discrimination, isolation, and misunderstanding of persons with mental illness and substance abuse. For more information about the department of Behavioral Health Care Services, please visit www.acbhcs.org/ . THE POSITION Under general direction, Behavioral Health Clinician II's provide psychiatric clinical and case management services; conduct evaluations and assessments; provide ongoing counseling, treatment and intervention; conduct individual, group and family psychotherapy; provide consultation to other programs and agencies on treatment needs and behavioral plans; and perform other duties as assigned. Behavioral Health Clinician II is the journey-level class in the Behavioral Health Clinician series. Incumbents in this class are licensed clinicians and perform duties involving considerable latitude and independence of judgment under minimal supervision. Behavioral Health Clinicians II may provide direction and assistance to Behavioral Health Clinicians I and graduate interns. IDEAL CANDIDATE In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications stated below, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated a track record of success in the following areas: •Be an experienced licensed professional with a sufficient level of professional knowledge, skill and experience providing psychiatric clinical and case management services; and who strives to keep up with developments and trends in the field of social sciences. •Have the ability to be attentive to the diverse clinical care needs of each client, while simultaneously managing the treatment of a high volume of client cases. •Can be trusted with confidential records and private information, and interact with others in a way that gives them confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization. •Be an effective communicator who clearly conveys information and ideas verbally and in writing to individuals or groups in a manner that meets audience needs and helps them understand and retain the message; and relate well to people with diverse cultures, interpersonal styles, abilities, motivations, or backgrounds. •Be an effective problem solver who uses sound judgment and quickly identifies and understands issues, problems and opportunities; uses data, logic, and sound judgment to evaluate alternatives and recommends viable solutions; and solves problems consistent with available resources, facts, constraints, and probable consequences to achieve desired organizational or service care goals. •Have a collaborative spirit, effectively work on a multidisciplinary team, and believe in and inspire teamwork by being accessible, supportive, open-minded, empathetic and able to effectively manage conflict by building and maintaining constructive relationships that result in diverse work teams that better serve our diverse communities. For a detailed listing of the duties and essential competency requirements for this position, please see the job specification. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The minimum professional requirements for the position of Behavioral Health Clinician II include: EITHER I Experience: The equivalent of six-months full-time satisfactory experience in the Behavioral Health Clinician I classification in the Alameda County classified service. (Non-classified includes District Attorney's Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.) OR II Experience: The equivalent of six-months of full-time post license experience as a behavioral health/mental health clinician providing clinical and/or case management services. AND Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited school in social work, marriage and family therapy, psychology, counseling, nursing or related field. License/Certification: All incumbents at the Behavioral Health Clinician II level must possess a valid clinical license from the applicable licensing authority: California Board of Behavioral Sciences, California Board of Psychology, or California Board of Registered Nursing. Valid licenses include the following: •Licensed Clinical Social Worker •Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist •Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor •Licensed Psychologist •Licensed Nurse Practitioner •Licensed Clinical Nurse Specialist Some positions in this class require a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's license. Applicants must possess such license prior to appointment to such positions. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : In compliance with the Administrative Simplification provision of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), employees in this classification are required to possess a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number prior to their first day on the job. In compliance with Medicare regulations, eligible licensed clinicians in this classification are required to complete the "Medicare Enrollment Process for Physicians and Non-Physician Practitioners" through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, prior to their first day on the job. Active enrollment in Medicare is a condition of employment. Failure to attain or maintain active enrollment will result in termination. NOTE : The Civil Service Commission may modify the Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of the examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification. The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies: Knowledge of: • Current theories, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious behavioral health care symptoms and diagnosis. • Psychological diagnostic methods and terminology. • Cultural and social factors affecting behavior patterns. • Wellness, recovery and resiliency oriented strategies and supports. • Dual recovery/co-occurring disorder treatment, screening and assessment tools. • Community needs, resources and organizations related to behavioral health care. • Clinical standards of practice and licensure requirements. • Principles and practices of direct client service delivery. • Principles of social needs, problems, attitudes and behavioral patterns. • Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. • Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment. • Computer applications related to the work. Ability to: • Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams, community resources and organizations. • Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines. • Interpret, explain, and apply regulations, policies and procedures. • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. • Analyze, evaluate and make sound decisions. • Prepare clear, accurate and effective reports, correspondence and other written materials. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships. • Work with a diverse population. EXAMINATION COMPONENTS THE EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING STEPS: 1) A review of the candidates' applications to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process. 2) A screening of applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires to select the best qualified candidates. Those selected will move on to the final step in the examination process. 3) Those candidates who have passed the Supplemental Questionnaire screening for the class will be placed on the eligible list based on an evaluation of education, training, and expertise. CANDIDATES MUST ATTAIN A QUALIFYING RATING ON EACH PORTION OF THIS EXAMINATION We reserve the right to make changes to the announced examination components Alameda County utilizes a Civil Service Selection System founded on merit. Such a system is competitive and based on broad recruitment efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to test in an examination process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position. Many of our recruitments are targeted and specific to the needs of a current vacant position, in which case, the eligible list may be exclusively used for that current vacant position. Other recruitments many be more broadly used for both current and future vacancies, or for other alternate jobs with comparable scopes of work. To learn more about our recruitment and selection process, please visit the "What You Need to Know" section of our website, www.acgov.org/hrs. Selection Plan Applicants will be informed via email with reasonable notice in advance of any examination process which will require their attendance. The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the Agency: TENTATIVE SELECTION PLAN: Deadline for Filing:5:00pm, Monday, November 6, 2017 Review of Minimum Qualifications and Supplemental Questionnaire:Ongoing Departmental Hiring/Selection Interview: To Be Determined WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNOUNCED RECRUITMENT & SELECTION PLAN Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County's Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statues. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing. Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statutes. For more information regarding our Reasonable Accommodation procedures, please visit our website, www.acgov.org/hrs BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance Vision Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) County Allowance Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Commuter Benefits Program Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave. Conclusion All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @acgov.org and alamedacountyHR@acgov.org as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have been sent to you. All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of your notices in your online application account by clicking on the "My applications" button on the Current Job Openings page. Please take the steps recommended above to insure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment. NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box alamedacountyHR@acgov.org are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. If you have questions please go to our website at www.acgov.org/hrs. You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed on the job announcement for the recruitment for which you have applied. Nicole Lewis-Bolton, Human Resources Analyst II Human Resource Services, County of Alameda (510) 272-6468 • nicole.lewis-bolton@acgov.org
Alameda County San Leandro, CA, USA
Sep 27, 2017
Full Time
Introduction This is a reinstatement, transfer or voluntary demotion opportunity for current and former regularly appointed employees of Alameda County. Reinstatement: Pursuant to Civil Service Rule 1744: On the request of a department head and approval of the Commission, a regularly appointed employee who resigned in good standing may, within three years after the effective date of his/her resignation, be reinstated in a position in the class from which he/she resigned or in a position in another class for which he/she may be eligible as determined by the Commission. Appointments by reinstatement following resignation are subject to the probationary period established for the class. You must have been a classified County employee in the same job code or in a job code at the same salary maximum and left the County in good standing. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Transfer: You must be a current County classified employee in the same job code or in a job code with the same salary maximum for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Voluntary Demotion: You must be a current County classified employee in a job code which is at a higher salary maximum than the vacancy for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. DESCRIPTION THE AGENCY Alameda County's Health Services Program is administered by the Health Care Services Agency and includes the following program areas: Behavioral Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Health, and Agency Administration/Indigent Health. The ultimate mission of the Health Care Services Agency is to provide fully integrated health care services through a comprehensive network of public and private partnerships that ensure optimal health and well-being and respect the diversity of all residents. Health Care Services Agency currently has multiple career opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of a service delivery team dedicated to the optimal health and well being of Alameda County residents. THE POSITION Under general direction, to develop, maintain, and coordinate a public information program for a large County department or agency; to advise and assist management in public information/relations activities; and to perform related duties as required. The California Department of Health Care Services has awarded Alameda County Health Care Services Agency $140 million for 2016 through 2020 as part of the competitive Whole Person Care Pilot (WPCP) program. Alameda County's program is called Alameda County Care Connect, and our vision is to create a system of whole person care that helps high-need patients achieve optimal independence and health. AC Care Connect focuses on individuals who are either 1) homeless; or 2) repeatedly using crisis services (e.g., the homeless system, emergency department, psychiatric emergency services, substance use services, and the criminal justice system) without getting better. AC Care connect aims to improve integration of services across multiple sectors and strengthen the County-wide system to better help patients move from conditions of crisis and acute care toward increased stability and wellness. Through AC Care Connect, Alameda County HCSA is engaging in a change process that will move us toward becoming a coordinated system of care across multiple systems. Outcomes of the project will include creation of a community health record and coordinated care management system that can be used by each enrolled client's full care team to enhance their care and health outcomes. TYPICAL DUTIES NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 1 . Develops and edits publications, composes news releases, staff reports, film and slide scripts and interpretative materials; designs such materials and distributes them accordingly. 2. Contacts media representatives and arranges for exposure or explains activities; responds to questions directed to the department/agency. 3. Gathers news items from established departmental sources regarding departmental activities; prepares plans and procedures relating to development of information resources and methods for improving their effectiveness and versatility. 4. Acts as editor of departmental publications and newsletters; provides assistance to others in preparation of publications, website development, newsletters, and related matters. 5. Serves as a staff writer available to assist in writing applications for grants and projects. 6. Arranges and conducts tours. 7. Represents the department before civic and community groups in disseminating public information. 8. Maintains media logs, press files, publications, and media coverage to enhance public's understanding of department/agency functions. 9. Prepares annual reports, monthly newsletters, and media correspondence. 10. Interfaces with media relations and community groups in maintaining strategic marketing relationships. 11. Provides risk communications to the public in the event of an epidemic or disaster. 12. Coordinate disaster preparedness drills for the department/agency. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in journalism, public relations, advertising or a related field, AND Experience: Two years of full-time experience in journalism or public relations which included the development and editing of publications and/or new releases and the exposure of working with media representatives in the coordination of a public information program. (Additional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification. Knowledge of: • Understanding of the working media. • Departmental/agency programs and activities. • Information dissemination techniques and methods. • Marketing strategies and techniques. • Media Relations and Outreach. • Risk Communications. • Computer applications. • Web-based communications. Ability to: • Determine potential public information items. • Develop a public information program. • Speak and writing effectively. • Develop effective working relationships with media representatives. Selection Plan To apply please contact Alida Crowder at (510)346-1063 or alida.crowder@acgov.org to apply. You are encouraged to apply immediately as this posting is open until filled and may close at anytime. Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Alameda County San Leandro, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2017
Full Time
Introduction This is a reinstatement, transfer or voluntary demotion opportunity for current and former regularly appointed employees of Alameda County. Reinstatement: Pursuant to Civil Service Rule 1744: On the request of a department head and approval of the Commission, a regularly appointed employee who resigned in good standing may, within three years after the effective date of his/her resignation, be reinstated in a position in the class from which he/she resigned or in a position in another class for which he/she may be eligible as determined by the Commission. Appointments by reinstatement following resignation are subject to the probationary period established for the class. You must have been a classified County employee in the same job code or in a job code at the same salary maximum and left the County in good standing. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Transfer: You must be a current County classified employee in the same job code or in a job code with the same salary maximum for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Voluntary Demotion: You must be a current County classified employee in a job code which is at a higher salary maximum than the vacancy for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. DESCRIPTION THE AGENCY Alameda County's Health Services Program is administered by the Health Care Services Agency and includes the following program areas: Behavioral Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Health, and Agency Administration/Indigent Health. The ultimate mission of the Health Care Services Agency is to provide fully integrated health care services through a comprehensive network of public and private partnerships that ensure optimal health and well-being and respect the diversity of all residents. Health Care Services Agency currently has multiple career opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of a service delivery team dedicated to the optimal health and well being of Alameda County residents. THE POSITION Under direction, to provide professional level administrative, operational and organizational services to County departments and agencies; to plan and conduct a variety of studies and inquiries; to facilitate the implementation of a wide variety of programs and projects; and to do related work as required. Administrative Specialist I/II is a flexibly-staffed class series with the work normally performed at the II level, but with initial selection possible at the I (or entry) level. Incumbents hired at the I level will be expected to gain experience and demonstrate proficiency which qualifies them to promote to the II level after the equivalent of one year full time service. Appointment at the I level will not be extended beyond one year. Responsibilities of this broad administrative series normally encompass a variety of activities, such as planning and conducting organizational and policy studies, performing activities related to personnel, purchasing, contracting and budgeting and overseeing functions and staff in administrative services areas. Administrative Specialists may also supervise the work of a small support staff on a project or day-to-day-basis. Although the work is diverse, all positions are typically characterized by all of the following elements: • The necessity for independent decision making; • Project, activity and/or functional planning, oversight and evaluation; • The ability to significantly influence departmental policies, functions or service delivery activities; and • The limited availability or nature of supervision. TYPICAL DUTIES NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 1. Plans, oversees, reviews and personally performs a variety of administrative services in support of division, department or agency activities and functions. 2. Plans and conducts administrative or operational studies; determines information gathering processes; obtains required information for analysis; evaluates alternatives and makes recommendations; prepares reports and makes presentations. 3. Represents the division, department or agency and acts as liaison with other County departments, representatives of other public and private organizations, program participants and the public; serves on a variety of committees and task forces. 4. Makes revenue and expenditure projections for the unit's budget; compiles figures, prepares justifications and coordinates the budget development process; during the budget year, reviews expenditure reports, prepares internal reports and transfers funds as required. 5. Serves as the departmental personnel officer or provides support to the personnel function; interprets rules and regulations and memoranda of understanding; may direct or coordinate payroll, training, personnel recordkeeping or similar functions. 6. Coordinates purchasing activities; acts as liaison with County Purchasing; researches capital purchases and makes recommendations; ensures that proper funds are debited and invoices approved; follows up with vendors as required. 7. Administers or coordinates the administration of personal service or consultant contracts; ensures that contract provisions are met and that appropriate approvals are received. 8. Reviews a variety of documents related to the operations of the unit for conformance to program regulations and procedures; researches and makes corrections as required. 9. Interprets and applies a variety of policies, rules and regulations; provides information which may require tact and judgment to employees and others. 10. Performs such administrative tasks as modifying policies and procedures, acting as the office automation administrator, and coordinating activities of the unit with those of other departments. 11. Supervises the work of a small support staff, plans, assigns and reviews work; trains staff in work procedures; effectively recommends selection and disciplinary actions. 12. Prepares a variety of correspondence, periodic and special reports, policies, procedures and other written materials; may access varied data bases or use information from various sources to prepare such materials. 13. Maintains accurate records and files related to work performed. 14. Operates a variety of standard office equipment including a word processor and/or computer; may drive a County or personal vehicle to attend meetings. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS I Experience: The equivalent of one year full-time experience in the class of Administrative Specialist I in the Alameda County classified service. OR II Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university (180 quarter units or 120 semester units) with major coursework in business or public administration, or a field related to the work. (Additional professional or paraprofessional administrative experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.) AND Experience: Equivalent to one year of full-time professional-level experience in planning and conducting administrative, operational and organizational studies and providing varied administrative support at the level of or higher than that performed by the County class of Administrative Specialist I. NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification. Knowledge of: • Principles of public administration. • Practices and techniques of administrative analysis and report preparation. • Computer applications related to the work. • Budgetary and financial record keeping techniques. • Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment. • Basic supervisory principles and practices. • Basic public personnel, purchasing and contract administration practices. Ability to: • Plan and conduct administrative, organizational and operational studies. • Research, compile and summarize varied information, evaluate alternatives and reach sound conclusions. • Interpret, explain and apply complex policies, regulations and procedures. • Plan, assign and review the work of a small staff on a project or day-to-day basis. • Prepare clear and accurate reports, correspondence, procedures and other written materials. • Represent the department and the County in meetings with others. • Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines. • Maintain accurate records and files. • Exercise sound independent judgment within established policies and guidelines. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Licenses: Specified positions may require possession of a valid California driver's license. Selection Plan To apply please contactJames Nguyen at 510-618-2016to apply. You are encouraged to apply immediately as this posting is open until filled and may close at anytime. Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance Vision Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) County Allowance (Employer Credit) Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Insurance Commuter Benefits Program Group Legal Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.
Alameda County Oakland, CA, USA
Oct 12, 2017
Full Time
Introduction THIS IS A NEW ASSEMBLED EXAMINATION. The eligible list resulting from this examination will cancel any existing list and may last approximately one year, but can be extended. Applications must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing. Applications will only be accepted on-line . Supplemental Questionnaire : A properly completed Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted with each application. Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing. Failure to submit the Supplemental Questionnaire will result in disqualification DESCRIPTION THE COUNTY Alameda County, located on the east side of San Francisco Bay, is California's seventh-largest county. The County employs 9,080 full-time employees and operates on an annual budget of $2.39 billion. Oakland, the County seat, is California's eighth largest city. One and a half million people call Alameda County home and live in a variety of incorporated cities, unincorporated communities and rural areas. As a major urban county, Alameda provides a full range of services to its citizens. The County is a blend of culturally and ethnically diverse communities, and its mixture of cosmopolitan and suburban areas provides the perfect environment for families and their active lifestyles. The County offers extensive cultural resources, countless recreational opportunities and an array of fine public and private colleges and universities. THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT The Information Technology Department provides services to County Departments to aid in the effective delivery of IT services that support the business needs of the county. Our Mission : Through technology, we empower Alameda County. Our Vision : We will be innovators and leaders in information and technology services at Alameda County. As agents of change we will lead the County with technological innovation, excellence in customer service, superiority in technology and unsurpassed availability of information resources. Our Goals : Improve Alameda County Services and Information Delivery: Continue to develop mobile applications in support of internal business practices and to meet the needs of citizens doing business with the County. Host Alameda County Apps Challenge events to promote open data, transparency and collaboration. Encourage staff mobility by providing collaboration tools. For more information about the department, please visit www.acgov.org/itd/ THE DIVISION The Infrastructure Services Group consists of the following units: network services, server services, radio services, unified communications services, mainframe services, middleware and database services, and operations.; The Infrastructure Group is responsbile for maintenance of production systems; researching new technical developments of the information technology industry; maintaining updates of current trends; providing multi-departmental enterprise production support Countywide; making recommendations and presenting new technologies; meeting with representatives from other County departments to analyze departmental business requirements; developing project plans THE POSITION Under direction, Infrastructure Services Engineers manage various infrastructure technologies. Areas of responsibility can include: staff supervision; network ; server; unified communications; radio technology; Cloud-based services; middleware; database and mainframe technologies; information security; or workstation, laptop and mobile technologies; and other related duties as required. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications the ideal candidatewill have the ability to work in a complex technical environment and possesssenior level skills in at least one of the Infrastructure Group disciplines. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent customer service, effective communication, collaboration, problem solving, prioritization of workload, effective decision making, and the ability to manage projects and resources. For a detailed listing of the duties and essential competency requirements for this position, please see the job specification . MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER I Experience: The equivalent of one year of full-time experience in the class of Senior Infrastructure Services Analyst or in an equivalent or higher-level class in the Alameda County classified service. OR II Experience: The equivalent of four years of full-time increasingly responsible infrastructure experience (in one or more of the areas described in Definition section), including design and implementation of enterprise systems including documentation and project management. (Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of experience.) SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be available to participate in an on-call rotation and to work after hours, weekends and holidays. • Possession of a valid California State Motor Vehicle Operator's license. NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification. The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies: Knowledge of: • Specific technical knowledge including a combination of the following: • Microsoft Windows based architecture and associated technologies. • Database management. • Server hardware platforms and storage technologies. • Messaging technologies. • Mainframe architecture and associated technologies/tools. • Network and systems management tools and technologies • Radio communication technologies • Unified Communications/Telephony technologies management. • Networking technologies and protocols. • Wireless technologies. • Information security frameworks and controls. • Remote access and mobile technologies. • Web Internet/Intranet environment. • Office system client technologies, messaging software applications/mobile technologies. • Industry trends and emerging technologies. • Principles and techniques of supervision. • Customer service best practices Ability to: • Document current and future procedures and processes. • Prepare, maintain and manage project plans and documentation. • Organize and prioritize workload. • Manage projects and other resources. • Supervise and coach staff. • Work effectively with staff, other managers, and user department representatives. • Communicate technical concepts, problem solutions, and project progress in a clear manner to interested parties. • Communicate effectively orally and in writing. • Respond quickly and effectively to customer needs, proactively and reactively. • Maintain the highest level of service to internal customers and the public. • Analyze and problem solve. • Make effective decisions. • Lift up to 50 pounds; lift and carry computer hardware, including but not limited to routers, switches, cables and servers. EXAMINATION COMPONENTS THE EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING STEPS : 1) A review of candidates' applications to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process; 2) A review of candidates' Supplemental Questionnaires to select the best qualified applicants to continue in the process; 3) An oral examination which will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final examination score. The oral examination may contain situational exercises. CANDIDATES MUST ATTAIN A QUALIFYING RATING ON EACH PORTION OF THIS EXAMINATION. ***We reserve the right to make changes to the announced examination components*** Alameda County utilizes a Civil Service Selection System founded on merit. Such a system is competitive and based on broad recruitment efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to test in an examination process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position. Many of our recruitments are targeted and specific to the needs of a current vacant position, in which case, the eligible list may be exclusively used for that current vacant position. Other recruitments many be more broadly used for both current and future vacancies, or for other alternate jobs with comparable scopes of work. To learn more about our recruitment and selection process, please visit the "What You Need to Know" section of our website, www.acgov.org/hrs . Selection Plan Applicants will be informed via email with reasonable noticein advance of any examination process which will require their attendance. The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the Agency: TENTATIVE SELECTION PLAN: Deadline for Filing 5:00pm, Monday, November 6, 2017 Review of Minimum Qualification November 27, 2017 Supplemental Questionnaire Review for Best Qualified December 1, 2017 Oral Interview Exam January 8-12, 2018 WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNOUNCED RECRUITMENT & SELECTION PLAN Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County's Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statues. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing. Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statutes. For more information regarding our Reasonable Accommodation procedures, please visit our website, www.acgov.org/hrs . BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance Vision Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) County Allowance (Employer Credit) Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Insurance Commuter Benefits Program Group Legal Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave. Conclusion All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @acgov.org and alamedacountyHR@acgov.org as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have been sent to you. All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of your notices in your online application account by clicking on the "My applications" button on the Current Job Openings page. Please take the steps recommended above to insure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment. NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box alamedacountyHR@acgov.org are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. If you have questions please go to our website at www.acgov.org/hrs . You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed on the job announcement for the recruitment for which you have applied. Nicole Lewis-Bolton,Human Resources Analyst II Human Resource Services, County of Alameda (510) 272-6468 • nicole.lewis-bolton@acgov.org
Alameda County Oakland, CA, USA
Sep 14, 2017
Full Time
Introduction This is a reinstatement, transfer or voluntary demotion opportunity for current and former regularly appointed employees of Alameda County. Reinstatement: Pursuant to Civil Service Rule 1744: On the request of a department head and approval of the Commission, a regularly appointed employee who resigned in good standing may, within three years after the effective date of his/her resignation, be reinstated in a position in the class from which he/she resigned or in a position in another class for which he/she may be eligible as determined by the Commission. Appointments by reinstatement following resignation are subject to the probationary period established for the class. You must have been a classified County employee in the same job code or in a job code at the same salary maximum and left the County in good standing. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Transfer: You must be a current County classified employee in the same job code or in a job code with the same salary maximum for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Voluntary Demotion: You must be a current County classified employee in a job code which is at a higher salary maximum than the vacancy for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. DESCRIPTION THE DEPARTMENT Our mission is to zealously protect and defend the rights of our clients through compassionate and inspired legal representation of the highest quality, in pursuit of a fair and unbiased system of justice for all. We were the second public defender's office created in California, chartered in 1927 by Earl Warren. He would later go on to become Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. During its first year, our office employed two lawyers. Today, there are 100 attorneys, 18 investigators and a support staff of 40, who together handle approximately 40,000 cases a year. In 2012, the office was named the "Best Law Firm" in the East Bay by the Alameda County Bar Association. Within the pages of this website, you will find information regarding the role, functions, and services of the Public Defender, the history of the Office, answers to frequently asked questions, a directory of our law office locations, and employment information. To learn more, visit http://acgov.org/defender/ THE POSITION Under direction, to provide professional-level financial services in areas of budget development and processing, contract negotiation and administration, financial planning and monitoring, financial accounting and reporting, and grants management to County departments and agencies; to conduct a variety of studies and inquiries and perform financial analytic and administrative work; and to do related work as required. Positions in this class series are normally found in County departments with multiple budgets and funding sources and/or with extensive contracting with service providers or community-based organizations. In addition to the provision of financial services, responsibilities also include performing general administrative services work, planning and conducting analytical studies and overseeing support functions and staff. Although the work is diverse, all positions are typically characterized by all of the following elements: 1. Independent decision-making. 2. Knowledge of governmental financial processes and systems. 3. Ability to conduct financial analysis and formulate financial recommendations; and 4. Limited availability or nature of supervision. TYPICAL DUTIES NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 1. Makes revenue and expenditure projections for one or multiple budgets; compiles figures, prepares justifications and participates in the annual budget development process. 2. Prepares and reviews claims for reimbursement and cost reports prior to submission to funding agencies for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations, policies and procedures; monitor and reconciles received grant funds; contacts claim originators if questions or issues arise; makes required corrections so as to maximize legitimate reimbursable claims. 3. Acts as fiscal liaison between the department and the County with direct service providers and Community Based Organizations (CBO's); provides technical assistance to such individuals and groups to ensure that program guidelines are being fulfilled; and manages CBO contracts 4. Prepares grant requests and implementation documents after award; maintains records and submits reports to the funding agencies or organizations; answers questions and provides information during the auditing process. 5. Administers or coordinates the administration of service provision, construction, personal service or consultant contracts; prepares contract documents; reviews requests for payment and ensures that contract provisions are met and that appropriate approvals are received. 6. Monitors departmental revenues and expenditures; reviews and approves invoices for payment; ensures proper allocation of expenditures to the appropriate fund and the availability of funds; reviews revenue and expenditure reports, prepares tracking and summary reports and transfers funds as required. 7. Plans and conducts fiscal, administrative or operational studies; determines information gathering processes; obtains required information for analysis; evaluates alternatives and makes recommendations; prepares reports and makes presentations. 8. Acts as liaison for the unit to which assigned with other County departments, representatives of other organizations, program participants and the public; serves on a variety of committees and task forces. 9. Interprets and applies a variety of policies, rules and regulations; provides information which may require tact and judgment to employees and others. 10. Performs such general administrative tasks as drafting and modifying policies and procedures, preparing letters to the Board of Supervisors, Financial Recommendation and Budget Tracking form for the Board letter, assisting with personnel, purchasing and other functions and coordinating activities of the unit with those of other departments. 11. Plans, assigns, provides work direction to and reviews the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis. 12. Prepares a variety of correspondence, periodic and special reports, procedures and other written materials; may access varied data bases or use information from various sources to prepare such materials; uses computer software to develop and maintain databases and spreadsheets. 13. Maintains accurate records and files related to work performed. 14. Operates a variety of standard office equipment including a word processor and/or computer; may drive a County or personal vehicle to attend meetings. 15. Develops and manages contract process for RFPs, RFQs, IRFQs including all master documents, bid processes, meetings and board letters. 16. Provides routine review and analysis of budget expenses and projections to keep the department on track including BUES reviews and budget adjustments. 17. Develops the annual budget documents and presentation and prepares other required budgetary documents for the department. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Either I The equivalent of one year full-time experience in the class of Financial Services Specialist I in the Alameda County classified service. Or II Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university (180 quarter units or 120 semester units) with major coursework in business or public administration, accounting, economics, financial planning or a field related to the work. (Additional professional financial planning and support experience equivalent to the County's classification of Financial Services Specialist I may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.) And Experience: Equivalent to one year of full-time professional-level experience in areas of budget development and processing, contract negotiation and administration, financial planning and monitoring, financial accounting and reporting, grant management or similar financial services equivalent to that performed by the Alameda County classified service of Financial Services Specialist I. Licenses: Specified positions may require possession of a valid California driver's license. NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification. Knowledge of: • Principles and practices of governmental budget development and administration. • Principles and practices of contract and grant administration. • Financial record-keeping and auditing practices. • Practices and techniques of administrative analysis and report preparation. • Applicable federal, state and local policies and regulations. • Computer applications related to the work, such as word processing, data bases and spreadsheets. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. • Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment. Ability to: • Develop and administer multiple budgets. • Monitor fiscal transactions and audit fiscal records and documentation. • Plan and conduct administrative and operational studies. • Interpret, explain and apply financial regulations, policies and procedures. • Direct the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis. • Prepare clear and accurate reports, correspondence, procedures and other written materials. • Represent the department and the County in meetings with others. • Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines. • Maintain accurate financial records and audit data. • Exercise sound independent judgment within established policies and guidelines. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. • Clearly and effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing; write contract documents, electronic mail, and Board letters to the Board of Supervisors at a professional skill level. • Communicate fluently using the English language to present and request information to/from internal and external customers effectively by phone or in person. Selection Plan To apply please contact Desiree Sellati (510) 272-6621 or desiree.sellati@acgov.org to apply. You are encouraged to apply immediately as this posting is open until filled and may close at anytime. Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance Vision Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) County Allowance (Employer Credit) Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Insurance Commuter Benefits Program Group Legal Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.
Alameda County San Leandro, CA, USA
Jul 13, 2017
Full Time
Introduction This is a reinstatement, transfer or voluntary demotion opportunity for current and former regularly appointed employees of Alameda County. Reinstatement: Pursuant to Civil Service Rule 1744: On the request of a department head and approval of the Commission, a regularly appointed employee who resigned in good standing may, within three years after the effective date of his/her resignation, be reinstated in a position in the class from which he/she resigned or in a position in another class for which he/she may be eligible as determined by the Commission. Appointments by reinstatement following resignation are subject to the probationary period established for the class. You must have been a classified County employee in the same job code or in a job code at the same salary maximum and left the County in good standing. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Transfer: You must be a current County classified employee in the same job code or in a job code with the same salary maximum for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Voluntary Demotion: You must be a current County classified employee in a job code which is at a higher salary maximum than the vacancy for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. DESCRIPTION THE AGENCY Alameda County's Health Services Program is administered by the Health Care Services Agency and includes the following program areas: Behavioral Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Health, and Agency Administration/Indigent Health. The ultimate mission of the Health Care Services Agency is to provide fully integrated health care services through a comprehensive network of public and private partnerships that ensure optimal health and well-being and respect the diversity of all residents. Health Care Services Agency currently has multiple career opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of a service delivery team dedicated to the optimal health and well being of Alameda County residents. THE POSITION Under direction, to provide professional-level financial services in areas of budget development and processing, contract negotiation and administration, financial planning and monitoring, financial accounting and reporting, and grants management to County departments and agencies; to conduct a variety of studies and inquiries and perform financial analytic and administrative work; and to do related work as required. Positions in this class series are normally found in County departments with multiple budgets and funding sources and/or with extensive contracting with service providers or community-based organizations. In addition to the provision of financial services, responsibilities also include performing general administrative services work, planning and conducting analytical studies and overseeing support functions and staff. Although the work is diverse, all positions are typically characterized by all of the following elements: 1. Independent decision-making. 2. Knowledge of governmental financial processes and systems. 3. Ability to conduct financial analysis and formulate financial recommendations; and 4. Limited availability or nature of supervision. TYPICAL DUTIES NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 1. Makes revenue and expenditure projections for one or multiple budgets; compiles figures, prepares justifications and participates in the annual budget development process. 2. Prepares and reviews claims for reimbursement and cost reports prior to submission to funding agencies for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations, policies and procedures; monitor and reconciles received grant funds; contacts claim originators if questions or issues arise; makes required corrections so as to maximize legitimate reimbursable claims. 3. Acts as fiscal liaison between the department and the County with direct service providers and Community Based Organizations (CBO's); provides technical assistance to such individuals and groups to ensure that program guidelines are being fulfilled; and manages CBO contracts 4. Prepares grant requests and implementation documents after award; maintains records and submits reports to the funding agencies or organizations; answers questions and provides information during the auditing process. 5. Administers or coordinates the administration of service provision, construction, personal service or consultant contracts; prepares contract documents; reviews requests for payment and ensures that contract provisions are met and that appropriate approvals are received. 6. Monitors departmental revenues and expenditures; reviews and approves invoices for payment; ensures proper allocation of expenditures to the appropriate fund and the availability of funds; reviews revenue and expenditure reports, prepares tracking and summary reports and transfers funds as required. 7. Plans and conducts fiscal, administrative or operational studies; determines information gathering processes; obtains required information for analysis; evaluates alternatives and makes recommendations; prepares reports and makes presentations. 8. Acts as liaison for the unit to which assigned with other County departments, representatives of other organizations, program participants and the public; serves on a variety of committees and task forces. 9. Interprets and applies a variety of policies, rules and regulations; provides information which may require tact and judgment to employees and others. 10. Performs such general administrative tasks as drafting and modifying policies and procedures, preparing letters to the Board of Supervisors, Financial Recommendation and Budget Tracking form for the Board letter, assisting with personnel, purchasing and other functions and coordinating activities of the unit with those of other departments. 11. Plans, assigns, provides work direction to and reviews the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis. 12. Prepares a variety of correspondence, periodic and special reports, procedures and other written materials; may access varied data bases or use information from various sources to prepare such materials; uses computer software to develop and maintain databases and spreadsheets. 13. Maintains accurate records and files related to work performed. 14. Operates a variety of standard office equipment including a word processor and/or computer; may drive a County or personal vehicle to attend meetings. 15. Develops and manages contract process for RFPs, RFQs, IRFQs including all master documents, bid processes, meetings and board letters. 16. Provides routine review and analysis of budget expenses and projections to keep the department on track including BUES reviews and budget adjustments. 17. Develops the annual budget documents and presentation and prepares other required budgetary documents for the department. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Either I The equivalent of one year full-time experience in the class of Financial Services Specialist I in the Alameda County classified service. Or II Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university (180 quarter units or 120 semester units) with major coursework in business or public administration, accounting, economics, financial planning or a field related to the work. (Additional professional or paraprofessional financial planning and support experience equivalent to the County's classification of Financial Services Specialist I may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.) And Experience: Equivalent to one year of full-time professional-level experience in areas of budget development and processing, contract negotiation and administration, financial planning and monitoring, financial accounting and reporting, grant management or similar financial services equivalent to that performed by the Alameda County classified service of Financial Services Specialist I. Licenses: Specified positions may require possession of a valid California driver's license. NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification. Knowledge of: • Principles and practices of governmental budget development and administration. • Principles and practices of contract and grant administration. • Financial record-keeping and auditing practices. • Practices and techniques of administrative analysis and report preparation. • Applicable federal, state and local policies and regulations. • Computer applications related to the work, such as word processing, data bases and spreadsheets. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. • Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment. Ability to: • Develop and administer multiple budgets. • Monitor fiscal transactions and audit fiscal records and documentation. • Plan and conduct administrative and operational studies. • Interpret, explain and apply financial regulations, policies and procedures. • Direct the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis. • Prepare clear and accurate reports, correspondence, procedures and other written materials. • Represent the department and the County in meetings with others. • Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines. • Maintain accurate financial records and audit data. • Exercise sound independent judgment within established policies and guidelines. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. • Clearly and effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing. Selection Plan To apply please contactMartha Cardenasat (510) 891-8931 or Martha.cardenas@acgov.orgto apply. You are encouraged to apply immediately as this posting is open until filled and may close at anytime. Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance Vision Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) County Allowance (Employer Credit) Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Insurance Commuter Benefits Program Group Legal Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.
Alameda County San Leandro, CA, USA
Jun 10, 2017
Full Time
Introduction This is a reinstatement, transfer or voluntary demotion opportunity for current and former regularly appointed employees of Alameda County. Reinstatement: Pursuant to Civil Service Rule 1744: On the request of a department head and approval of the Commission, a regularly appointed employee who resigned in good standing may, within three years after the effective date of his/her resignation, be reinstated in a position in the class from which he/she resigned or in a position in another class for which he/she may be eligible as determined by the Commission. Appointments by reinstatement following resignation are subject to the probationary period established for the class. You must have been a classified County employee in the same job code or in a job code at the same salary maximum and left the County in good standing. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Transfer: You must be a current County classified employee in the same job code or in a job code with the same salary maximum for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Voluntary Demotion: You must be a current County classified employee in a job code which is at a higher salary maximum than the vacancy for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. DESCRIPTION THE AGENCY Alameda County's Health Services Program is administered by the Health Care Services Agency and includes the following program areas: Behavioral Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Health, and Agency Administration/Indigent Health. The ultimate mission of the Health Care Services Agency is to provide fully integrated health care services through a comprehensive network of public and private partnerships that ensure optimal health and well-being and respect the diversity of all residents. Health Care Services Agency currently has multiple career opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of a service delivery team dedicated to the optimal health and well being of Alameda County residents. THE POSITION Under direction, to provide professional-level financial services in areas of budget development and processing, contract negotiation and administration, financial planning and monitoring, financial accounting and reporting, and grants management to County departments and agencies; to conduct a variety of studies and inquiries and perform financial analytic and administrative work; and to do related work as required. Positions in this class series are normally found in County departments with multiple budgets and funding sources and/or with extensive contracting with service providers or community-based organizations. In addition to the provision of financial services, responsibilities also include performing general administrative services work, planning and conducting analytical studies and overseeing support functions and staff. Although the work is diverse, all positions are typically characterized by all of the following elements: 1. Independent decision-making. 2. Knowledge of governmental financial processes and systems. 3. Ability to conduct financial analysis and formulate financial recommendations; and 4. Limited availability or nature of supervision. TYPICAL DUTIES NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 1. Makes revenue and expenditure projections for one or multiple budgets; compiles figures, prepares justifications and participates in the annual budget development process. 2. Prepares and reviews claims for reimbursement and cost reports prior to submission to funding agencies for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations, policies and procedures; monitor and reconciles received grant funds; contacts claim originators if questions or issues arise; makes required corrections so as to maximize legitimate reimbursable claims. 3. Acts as fiscal liaison between the department and the County with direct service providers and Community Based Organizations (CBO's); provides technical assistance to such individuals and groups to ensure that program guidelines are being fulfilled; and manages CBO contracts 4. Prepares grant requests and implementation documents after award; maintains records and submits reports to the funding agencies or organizations; answers questions and provides information during the auditing process. 5. Administers or coordinates the administration of service provision, construction, personal service or consultant contracts; prepares contract documents; reviews requests for payment and ensures that contract provisions are met and that appropriate approvals are received. 6. Monitors departmental revenues and expenditures; reviews and approves invoices for payment; ensures proper allocation of expenditures to the appropriate fund and the availability of funds; reviews revenue and expenditure reports, prepares tracking and summary reports and transfers funds as required. 7. Plans and conducts fiscal, administrative or operational studies; determines information gathering processes; obtains required information for analysis; evaluates alternatives and makes recommendations; prepares reports and makes presentations. 8. Acts as liaison for the unit to which assigned with other County departments, representatives of other organizations, program participants and the public; serves on a variety of committees and task forces. 9. Interprets and applies a variety of policies, rules and regulations; provides information which may require tact and judgment to employees and others. 10. Performs such general administrative tasks as drafting and modifying policies and procedures, preparing letters to the Board of Supervisors, Financial Recommendation and Budget Tracking form for the Board letter, assisting with personnel, purchasing and other functions and coordinating activities of the unit with those of other departments. 11. Plans, assigns, provides work direction to and reviews the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis. 12. Prepares a variety of correspondence, periodic and special reports, procedures and other written materials; may access varied data bases or use information from various sources to prepare such materials; uses computer software to develop and maintain databases and spreadsheets. 13. Maintains accurate records and files related to work performed. 14. Operates a variety of standard office equipment including a word processor and/or computer; may drive a County or personal vehicle to attend meetings. 15. Develops and manages contract process for RFPs, RFQs, IRFQs including all master documents, bid processes, meetings and board letters. 16. Provides routine review and analysis of budget expenses and projections to keep the department on track including BUES reviews and budget adjustments. 17. Develops the annual budget documents and presentation and prepares other required budgetary documents for the department. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Either I The equivalent of one year full-time experience in the class of Financial Services Specialist I in the Alameda County classified service. Or II Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university (180 quarter units or 120 semester units) with major coursework in business or public administration, accounting, economics, financial planning or a field related to the work. (Additional professional or paraprofessional financial planning and support experience equivalent to the County's classification of Financial Services Specialist I may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.) And Experience: Equivalent to one year of full-time professional-level experience in areas of budget development and processing, contract negotiation and administration, financial planning and monitoring, financial accounting and reporting, grant management or similar financial services equivalent to that performed by the Alameda County classified service of Financial Services Specialist I. Licenses: Specified positions may require possession of a valid California driver's license. NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification. Knowledge of: • Principles and practices of governmental budget development and administration. • Principles and practices of contract and grant administration. • Financial record-keeping and auditing practices. • Practices and techniques of administrative analysis and report preparation. • Applicable federal, state and local policies and regulations. • Computer applications related to the work, such as word processing, data bases and spreadsheets. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. • Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment. Ability to: • Develop and administer multiple budgets. • Monitor fiscal transactions and audit fiscal records and documentation. • Plan and conduct administrative and operational studies. • Interpret, explain and apply financial regulations, policies and procedures. • Direct the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis. • Prepare clear and accurate reports, correspondence, procedures and other written materials. • Represent the department and the County in meetings with others. • Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines. • Maintain accurate financial records and audit data. • Exercise sound independent judgment within established policies and guidelines. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. • Clearly and effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing. Selection Plan To apply please contact Alexander Martin at (510) 667-7570 or alexander.martin@acgov.org to apply. You are encouraged to apply immediately as this posting is open until filled and may close at anytime. Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance Vision Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) County Allowance (Employer Credit) Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Insurance Commuter Benefits Program Group Legal Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.
County of Alameda Oakland, California , United States
May 26, 2017
Full Time
Introduction HEALTH CARE SERVICES AGENCY Alameda County's Health Services Program is administered by the Health Care Services Agency and includes the following program areas: Behavioral Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Health, and Agency Administration/Indigent Health. The ultimate mission of the Health Care Services Agency is to provide fully integrated health care services through a comprehensive network of public and private partnerships that ensure optimal health and well-being and respect the diversity of all residents. Health Care Services Agency currently has multiple career opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of a service delivery team dedicated to the optimal health and well being of Alameda County residents.  PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT The Public Health Department has an array of programs and services designed to protect the health and safety of County residents. The backbone of Public Health includes assessments of the health status of residents, disease prevention and control, community mobilization and outreach, policy development, education, and assurance of access to quality medical and health care services.  The following 10 essential services are provided by the Public Health Department to the residents of Alameda County. 1.Monitor health status to identify community health problems. 2.Diagnose & investigate health problems and hazards. 3.Inform, educate and empower residents about health issues. 4.Mobilize community partnerships. 5.Develop policies that support individual and community health. 6.Assure a competent public health workforce. 7.Enforce health and safety laws. 8.Assure provision of health care when otherwise not available. 9.Evaluate the effectiveness, accessibility, quality of personal and population-based services. 10.Research innovative solutions to health problems. For more information about the Health Care Services Agency, please visit the Agency's website and/or Annual Budget Document found on www.acgov.org .    DESCRIPTION THE POSITION Under direction, Pediatric Occupational Therapists provide occupational therapy services in public schools for the treatment of children with physical disabilities; advise parents or caregivers on home treatment and care; and perform related work as required. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES The Medical Therapy Program involves the long-term treatment of children with physical disabilities under 21 years of age and, therefore, requires the therapist to continually adapt and change the therapeutic regimen to the maturational development of the client, as well as his progress. This requires knowledge of child development and growth, especially in children with physical disabilities, in order to plan an appropriate program and properly evaluate what progress in the child was due to growth and development and what was due to therapy. Therapists in the Medical Therapy Program work under medical direction and receive supervision from a supervising therapist in terms of assignment, consultation and evaluation of work. They generally work in school settings and coordinate their activity with the school program. For a detailed listing of the duties and essential competency requirements for this position, please see the complete job description for Pediatric Occupational Therapist.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS These are minimum professional requirements for the position of Pediatric Occupational Therapist: Education : Completion of an accredited course in Occupational Therapy. Certification: Eligibility for or possession of a valid certificate to practice as a licensed Occupational Therapists from the California Board of Occupational Therapy. Completion of Criminal History Form:   A Conviction History Form (CHF) must be completed by ALL applicants for this position. DO NOT attach to your application. Return the form via mail or hand deliver to Human Resources Services Department, ATTN: Evaluation Unit, 1405 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA 94612. The form must be received within three (3) business days from the date you apply, otherwise the application will not be processed. Click here to access the CHF.  http://www.acgov.org/employment/Conviction%20History%20Form.pdf   KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies: Knowledge of: •Principles, methods, equipment and the basic theory of physical rehabilitation involved in the modern practice of occupational therapy, especially as applied to children with physical disabilities. •Anatomy and physiology of the skeletal, muscular, neural and other structures and the pathologies and injuries which result in physical disabilities. •Equipment and methods used to evaluate and mitigate physical disabilities. •Principles of psychology and abnormal psychology, especially as they related to the application of occupational therapy in Medical Therapy Program. •Arts and crafts, recreational activities, physical training, therapeutic devices and other means which are used to effect rehabilitation through a program of occupational therapy. •Growth and development of children in general and children with physical disabilities in particular. Ability to: •Understand and follow physician's prescriptions and other technical instructions. •Instruct and gain the confidence and cooperation of clients and their families in the program. •Explain the procedures used to personnel of other departments, to relatives and to others as may be required to achieve cooperation and coordination of the rehabilitation effort. •Devise, improve and develop equipment and techniques as required. •Keep accurate records, case histories and make complete meaningful reports. •Instruct parents/caregivers and school personnel in home/school programs. EXAMINATION COMPONENTS THE EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST of the following steps: 1.  A review of the candidates’ applications to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process. 2.  A screening of applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires to select the best qualified candidates. Those selected will move on to the final step in the examination process. 3.  Those candidates who have passed the Supplemental Questionnaire screening for the class will be placed on the eligible list based on an evaluation of education, training, and expertise. Candidates must attain a qualifying rating on each portion of this examination.  We reserve the right to make changes to the announced examination steps.   Selection Plan Applicants will be informed via email with reasonable notice in advance of any examination process which will require their attendance.  The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the Agency:   TENTATIVE SELECTION PLAN: Deadline for Filing:   Monday, July 7, 2014 Review of Minimum Qualifications: Monday, July 14, 2014  *Type of Exam: New Open Assembled Exam   Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County’s Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statues.  To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing. Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statutes.   For more information regarding our Reasonable Accommodation procedures, please visit our website, www.acgov.org/hrs   BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical – HMO & PPO Insurance Dental – PPO & DHMO Insurance   Vision Basic Life Insurance  Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage)  County Allowance Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Long Term Care Insurance Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan – (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Commuter Benefits Program Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1st United Services Credit Union  *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave. Conclusion All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @acgov.org and alamedacountyHR@acgov.org as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have been sent to you. All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of your notices in your online application account by clicking on the "My applications" button on the Current Job Openings page. Please take the steps recommended above to insure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment. NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box alamedacountyHR@acgov.org are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. If you have questions please go to our website at www.acgov.org/hrs . You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed on the bulletin for the recruitment for which you have applied.   -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Amanda Hui Human Resources Technician 510-272-6741 www.acgov.org    
Alameda County Oakland, CA, USA
May 11, 2017
Full Time
Introduction PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE BULLETIN --- THIS IS A REOPENING OF AN EXISTING EXAMINATION. IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY APPLIED FOR THE PEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST(14-5850-01) READ THIS ENTIRE BULLETIN FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REAPPLY FOR THIS RECRUITMENT. The scores and dispositions of candidates for this examination will be merged with previous exam participants. If you are currently on the list and you choose to reapply you will forfeit your current rank and score. Your new score/disposition will replace your current score and rank. In order to reapply for this position, please contact Amanda Hui at Amanda.hui@acgov.org to have your previous application released back to you. THIS IS A REOPENING OF AN EXAMINATION. The eligible list resulting from this examination will be merged with the scores from the previous list and may last approximately one year, but can be extended. The eligible list resulting from this examination will cancel any existing list and may last approximately one year, but can be extended. APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON-LINE A Properly Completed Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted with each application. Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing (THIS EXAM MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME). Postmarks are not accepted. Failure to apply by the last day for filing and/or failure to submit a supplemental questionnaire by the last day for filing will result in disqualification. DESCRIPTION THE AGENCY HEALTH CARE SERVICES AGENCY Alameda County's Health Services Program is administered by the Health Care Services Agency and includes the following program areas: Behavioral Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Health, and Agency Administration/Indigent Health. The ultimate mission of the Health Care Services Agency is to provide fully integrated health care services through a comprehensive network of public and private partnerships that ensure optimal health and well-being and respect the diversity of all residents. Health Care Services Agency currently has multiple career opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of a service delivery team dedicated to the optimal health and well being of Alameda County residents. PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT The Public Health Department has an array of programs and services designed to protect the health and safety of County residents. The backbone of Public Health includes assessments of the health status of residents, disease prevention and control, community mobilization and outreach, policy development, education, and assurance of access to quality medical and health care services. The following 10 essential services are provided by the Public Health Department to the residents of Alameda County. 1.Monitor health status to identify community health problems. 2.Diagnose & investigate health problems and hazards. 3.Inform, educate and empower residents about health issues. 4.Mobilize community partnerships. 5.Develop policies that support individual and community health. 6.Assure a competent public health workforce. 7.Enforce health and safety laws. 8.Assure provision of health care when otherwise not available. 9.Evaluate the effectiveness, accessibility, quality of personal and population-based services. 10.Research innovative solutions to health problems. For more information about the Health Care Services Agency, please visit the Agency's website and/or Annual Budget Document found on www.acgov.org. THE POSITION Under direction, Pediatric Occupational Therapists provide occupational therapy services in public schools for the treatment of children with physical disabilities; advise parents or caregivers on home treatment and care; and perform related work as required. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES The Medical Therapy Program involves the long-term treatment of children with physical disabilities under 21 years of age and, therefore, requires the therapist to continually adapt and change the therapeutic regimen to the maturational development of the client, as well as his progress. This requires knowledge of child development and growth, especially in children with physical disabilities, in order to plan an appropriate program and properly evaluate what progress in the child was due to growth and development and what was due to therapy. Therapists in the Medical Therapy Program work under medical direction and receive supervision from a supervising therapist in terms of assignment, consultation and evaluation of work. They generally work in school settings and coordinate their activity with the school program. For a detailed listing of the duties and essential competency requirements for this position, please see the complete job description for Pediatric Occupational Therapist. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS These are minimum professional requirements for the position of Pediatric Occupational Therapist: Education : Completion of an accredited course in Occupational Therapy. Certification: Eligibility for or possession of a valid certificate to practice as a licensed Occupational Therapists from the California Board of Occupational Therapy. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies: Knowledge of: •Principles, methods, equipment and the basic theory of physical rehabilitation involved in the modern practice of occupational therapy, especially as applied to children with physical disabilities. •Anatomy and physiology of the skeletal, muscular, neural and other structures and the pathologies and injuries which result in physical disabilities. •Equipment and methods used to evaluate and mitigate physical disabilities. •Principles of psychology and abnormal psychology, especially as they related to the application of occupational therapy in Medical Therapy Program. •Arts and crafts, recreational activities, physical training, therapeutic devices and other means which are used to effect rehabilitation through a program of occupational therapy. •Growth and development of children in general and children with physical disabilities in particular. Ability to: •Understand and follow physician's prescriptions and other technical instructions. •Instruct and gain the confidence and cooperation of clients and their families in the program. •Explain the procedures used to personnel of other departments, to relatives and to others as may be required to achieve cooperation and coordination of the rehabilitation effort. •Devise, improve and develop equipment and techniques as required. •Keep accurate records, case histories and make complete meaningful reports. •Instruct parents/caregivers and school personnel in home/school programs. EXAMINATION COMPONENTS THE EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST of the following steps: 1. A review of the candidates' applications to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process. 2. A screening of applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires to select the best qualified candidates. Those selected will move on to the final step in the examination process. 3. Those candidates who have passed the Supplemental Questionnaire screening for the class will be placed on the eligible list based on an evaluation of education, training, and expertise. Candidates must attain a qualifying rating on each portion of this examination. We reserve the right to make changes to the announced examination steps. Selection Plan Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County's Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statues. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing. Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statutes. For more information regarding our Reasonable Accommodation procedures, please visit our website, www.acgov.org/hrs BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance Vision Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) County Allowance Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Long Term Care Insurance Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Commuter Benefits Program Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave. Conclusion All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @acgov.org and alamedacountyHR@acgov.org as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have been sent to you. All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of your notices in your online application account by clicking on the "My applications" button on the Current Job Openings page. Please take the steps recommended above to insure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment. NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box alamedacountyHR@acgov.org are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. If you have questions please go to our website at www.acgov.org/hrs . You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed on the bulletin for the recruitment for which you have applied. Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Amanda Hui Human Resources Technician 510-272-6741 www.acgov.org
Alameda County Oakland, CA, USA
May 11, 2017
Full Time
Introduction PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE BULLETIN --- THIS IS A REOPENING OF AN EXISTING EXAMINATION. IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY APPLIED FOR THE PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPIST(14-5860-01) READ THIS ENTIRE BULLETIN FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REAPPLY FOR THIS RECRUITMENT. The scores and dispositions of candidates for this examination will be merged with previous exam participants. If you are currently on the list and you choose to reapply you will forfeit your current rank and score. Your new score/disposition will replace your current score and rank. In order to reapply for this position, please contactAmanda Huiat Amanda.hui@acgov.org to have your previous application released back to you. THIS IS A REOPENING OF AN EXAMINATION. The eligible list resulting from this examination will be merged with the scores from the previous list and may last approximately one year, but can be extended. The eligible list resulting from this examination will cancel any existing list and may last approximately one year, but can be extended. APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON-LINE A Properly Completed Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted with each application. Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing (THIS EXAM MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME). Postmarks are not accepted. Failure to apply by the last day for filing and/or failure to submit a supplemental questionnaire by the last day for filing will result in disqualification. DESCRIPTION THE AGENCY HEALTH CARE SERVICES AGENCY Alameda County's Health Services Program is administered by the Health Care Services Agency and includes the following program areas: Behavioral Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Health, and Agency Administration/Indigent Health. The ultimate mission of the Health Care Services Agency is to provide fully integrated health care services through a comprehensive network of public and private partnerships that ensure optimal health and well-being and respect the diversity of all residents. Health Care Services Agency currently has multiple career opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of a service delivery team dedicated to the optimal health and well being of Alameda County residents. PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT The Public Health Department has an array of programs and services designed to protect the health and safety of County residents. The backbone of Public Health includes assessments of the health status of residents, disease prevention and control, community mobilization and outreach, policy development, education, and assurance of access to quality medical and health care services. The following 10 essential services are provided by the Public Health Department to the residents of Alameda County. 1.Monitor health status to identify community health problems. 2.Diagnose & investigate health problems and hazards. 3.Inform, educate and empower residents about health issues. 4.Mobilize community partnerships. 5.Develop policies that support individual and community health. 6.Assure a competent public health workforce. 7.Enforce health and safety laws. 8.Assure provision of health care when otherwise not available. 9.Evaluate the effectiveness, accessibility, quality of personal and population-based services. 10.Research innovative solutions to health problems. For more information about the Health Care Services Agency, please visit the Agency's website and/or Annual Budget Document found on www.acgov.org . THE POSTIION Under direction, to provide physical therapy services in public and schools for the treatment of children with physical disabilities; to advise parents/caregivers on home treatment and care; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES The Medical Therapy Program involves the long-term treatment of children with physical disabilities under 21 years of age and, therefore, requires the therapist to continually adapt and change the therapeutic regimen to the maturational development of the client, as well as his/her progress. This requires knowledge of child development and growth, especially in children with physical disabilities and properly evaluate what progress in the child is due to growth and development and what is due to therapy. Therapists in the Medical Therapy Program work under medical direction and receive supervision from a supervising therapist in terms of assignment, consultation and evaluation of work. They generally work in school settings and coordinate their activity with the school program. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS These are minimum professional requirements for the position of Pediatric Physical Therapist: Education : Completion of an accredited curriculum in Physical Therapy. Certification: Eligibility for or possession of a valid certificate to practice as a Registered Physical Therapist in California. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies: Knowledge of: • Principles, methods, equipment and basic theory of physical rehabilitation involved in the modern practice of physical therapy, especially in the application of exercise and other modalities in pediatric therapy. • Anatomy and physiology of the skeletal, muscular, neural and other structures and the pathologies and injuries which result in physical impairment. • Principles of psychology, especially as they relate to the physical therapy in a Medical Therapy program. • Methods of testing and evaluating muscular and neural function. • Child growth and development, especially in children with physical disabilities. Ability to: • Understand and follow physician's prescriptions and other technical instructions involved. • Instruct and gain the confidence and cooperation of clients in the program, instill appropriate attitudes and effect mental adjustment, as well as physical rehabilitation. • Keep accurate records and make meaningful reports. • Instruct parents and other persons in the care and treatment of children. EXAMINATION COMPONENTS THE EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST of the following steps: 1. A review of the candidates' applications to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process. 2. A screening of applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires to select the best qualified candidates. Those selected will move on to the final step in the examination process. 3. Those candidates who have passed the Supplemental Questionnaire screening for the class will be placed on the eligible list based on an evaluation of education, training, and expertise. Candidates must attain a qualifying rating on each portion of this examination. We reserve the right to make changes to the announced examination steps. Selection Plan Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County's Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statues. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing. Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statutes. For more information regarding our Reasonable Accommodation procedures, please visit our website, www.acgov.org/hrs BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Welfare Benefits Medical - HMO & PPO Insurance Dental - PPO & DHMO Insurance Vision Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) County Allowance Health Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Long Term Care Insurance Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Short-term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Group Auto/Home Commuter Benefits Program Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave. Conclusion All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @acgov.org and alamedacountyHR@acgov.org as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have been sent to you. All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of your notices in your online application account by clicking on the "My applications" button on the Current Job Openings page. Please take the steps recommended above to insure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment. NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box alamedacountyHR@acgov.org are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. If you have questions please go to our website at www.acgov.org/hrs . You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed on the bulletin for the recruitment for which you have applied. Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Amanda Hui Human Resource Technician 510-272-6741 www.acgov.org