Napa County

The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 130,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage.

Located in the heart of California’s preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities.

The Napa Valley’s strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities.

The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,300 employees.

As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community’s values: integrity, accountability, and service.


Please visit our career page for current opportunities: www.napacountycareers.com

A general law county, Napa County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected by district for four year terms. The Board of Supervisors appoints a County Executive Officer who is responsible for providing overall management for the County’s operations, including day-to-day supervision of the County’s appointed department heads.

Napa County has a budget of over $454 million and has enjoyed relative financial stability in recent years compared to many agencies. More than 1,300 county employees provide services to the public through 17 departments—5 managed by elected officials and the remainder managed by a department head appointed by the Board of Supervisors based on the recommendation of the County Executive Officer. County services include land use permitting, road maintenance, social services, public safety, elections, public health, behavioral health, environmental management, airport operations, library services, emergency operations and dozens of other pro-grams that benefit County residents. As an organization, Napa County is dedicated to improving the lives of its residents and reflecting the best of the community’s values: integrity, accountability and service.

 

 

 

45 job(s) at Napa County

Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Variable Shift
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position This recruitment is being conducted to fill one Extra-Help (variable hour, non-benefited) position in the Mental Health Division of the Health and Human Services Agency. This Extra-Help position may work no more than approximately 29 hours a week or less. This is an in-person job, no remote work at this time. This Extra-Help Mental Health Worker I position works with Adult Case Management and will provide transportation services for clients to appointments, placements, and other mental health activities. The utilization of a caged partition van may be occasionally required for transport. The Recruitment Process 1. Applications will be accepted on-line until 5:00 pm on OCTOBER 7, 2022. 2. Only the most qualified applicants will be considered to move forward in this recruitment process. 3. Departmental interviews will tentatively take place soon after the recruitment closes. 4. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill extra help Mental Health Worker I positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Respond to crisis intervention and other urgent service requests in the office, correctional facilities, and community; interview individuals and families to assess the nature and extent of their problems and needs; provide individual, family, and group intervention and other supportive mental health services; evaluate individuals for psychiatric hospitalization or placement in other treatment facilities; provide crisis intervention services as back-up, follow-up, and possibly daily services to twenty-four hour units in the Agency for children, adolescents, adults, and families; develop service goals and plans; make referrals to other staff members and community agencies in implementing service plans; provide consultation and support services to a variety of public and private agencies; provide information and referral; prepare case records and reports; provide outreach and mental health services in residential detoxification facility; depending on assignment, may provide counseling services in a twenty-four hour Emergency Response program; perform other related duties as required. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: The needs, problems, attitudes, and behavior patterns of mentally or emotionally disturbed individuals. General principles and techniques for providing health and human services to groups, individuals, and families. Various human services programs and community resources. SKILL TO: Interview clients and maintain confidentiality. Learn principles and techniques of intervening effectively with individuals who have behavioral health issues Learn laws relating to the provision of health and human services. Develop and maintain the confidence and cooperation of clients. Learn to analyze crisis situations accurately and take immediate, effective action. Learn to recognize the symptoms of emotional disturbance, mental disorder, substance abuse, elder abuse, and child abuse. Write and maintain clear and concise service documentation, case reports and other treatment records. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. ABILITY TO: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Work irregular and/or rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends as required. Bilingual (Spanish) skills may be required for this position. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is: Experience: None required. Directly related work experience or personal experience as a recipient of mental health services or as a family member/caregiver of a former or current mental health recipient is highly desired. Education: Equivalent to completion of four years of college with major course work in psychology, sociology, or a related field is preferred. Counseling or life experience in human services can substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis. License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required. Language Proficiency: Designated positions may require the ability to speak, read and write in a language other than English. Background Investigation: Incumbents for some positions in this class may be required to pass a background investigation in accordance with applicable law, regulation and or policy. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 10/7/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to approximately 135,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California’s preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. In the City of Napa, Oxbow Public Market features regional gourmet food. The Napa Valley Wine Train is a world-renowned vintage locomotive traveling restaurant running through the valley. The Napa Valley’s strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. From the shores of Lake Berryessa and the peak of Mount Saint Helena to the Calistoga natural springs and the sprawling vineyards, Napa County is a rural, scenic and historically-rich community. Home to the Napa Valley Film Festival and the wine auction at Meadowood, Napa County offers many activities to its residents and visitors including fine dining, hiking, kayaking and wine tasting, among many others. County of Napa as an Employer Napa County is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At Napa County, we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community’s values: integrity, accountability, and service The Position Appointed by the Board of Supervisors, this position serves as Napa County’s statutorily mandated Public Health Officer. Major areas of responsibility of the Public Health Officer include control of communicable diseases, response to public health emergencies, environmental health, jail health and sanitation condition inspections, and enforcement of statutes and ordinances in various areas. In Napa County, the Public Health Officer also functions as the Registrar of Records, and Laboratory Medical Director. To see the full recruitment brochure, click link below: Deputy Director-HHSA/Public Health Officer HOW TO APPLY: This position is open until filled, apply no later than October 28th for first consideration. Submit Cover Letter and Resume to: Craig W. Southerland Public Service Search (619) 393-9508 csoutherland@publicservicesearch.com Napa County is an equal employment opportunity employer Example of Duties Under administrative direction of the Health & Human Services Agency Director, the Deputy Director of HHSA/Public Health Officer serves as Napa County’s Public Health Officer. The Public Health Officer will work to preserve and protect the public health by the adoption of ordinances, regulations, and orders; directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of the Public Health Division within the Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA); coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; serves as a member and integral part of HHSA’s Executive Leadership Team; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Health & Human Services Agency. Non-Classified - Other Closing Date/Time:
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants, and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, and cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning, and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small-town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position This recruitment is being conducted to fill one (1) current full-time vacancy position. The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, and limited-term vacancies as they occur over the next 12 months. Please note that you will still have to complete the recruitment process in order to be considered for any permanent, allocated position(s). There is also an immediate need for Extra Help Animal Attendants. Should you indicate on your application that you are interested in an Extra Help position as well, your application will be referred to the hiring department for consideration immediately. Extra help assignments are non-benefited and may be used for on-call needs up to 29 hours per week ( up to 1,000 hours per fiscal year), or seasonal needs up to 40 hours per week (not to exceed 6 months). Extra Help employees are not eligible for promotional opportunities open to regular part-time and full-time employees. The Napa County Animal Shelter's mission is to serve the community by providing a safe and healthy environment for our citizens and their animals while promoting animal welfare and education about responsible pet ownership. We offer many programs and services, such as pet adoptions, lost and found pets, pet surrender, and licensing. The Animal Attendant is the entry/journey level classification in the Animal Attendant series and is the backbone of the services we provide to our citizens and their animals. Animal Attendants assess animals for temperament and behavior; feed, care for, exercise, provide training for, and clean up after animals; euthanize and dispose of animals by state laws; and promote the benefits of spaying and neutering. Successful candidates should like animals; treat animals humanely; have experience working with and caring for domestic animals in a veterinary hospital, humane society, ranch, farm, or another animal facility; or possess a valid registration as a Veterinary Technician in California; and possess a valid Euthanasia by Injection certificate. The Recruitment Process 1. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on Friday, October 7 22, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of October 10, 2022. 3. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of October 17, 2022. 4. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of October 31, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Perform all necessary work in maintaining the Animal Shelter and related areas in a clean and sanitary condition; receive animals at the Animal Shelter from Animal Control Officers and the public; separate for observation all animals showing any symptoms of rabies or other animal-related diseases; care for and feed all impounded animals; exercise and provide basic training for impounded dogs; keep kennels and cages clean and orderly using prescribed material; assist the public in claiming or obtaining animals; evaluate all dogs for temperament and behavior for adoption purposes; euthanize and dispose of animals in the prescribed manner by State laws; assist in keeping records of all impounded, disposed, or released animals and inventories of Animal Shelter supplies; assist in opening and closing of the Animal Shelter; as necessary, assist office staff with various office duties including the collection of fees; and perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Characteristics of different breeds of animals. Proper care and feeding of various types of animals. Basic methods and practices used in large volume cleaning. Inoculation and euthanasia techniques. Good customer service relations. Safe working practices. ABILITY TO: Learn State laws and County ordinances relating to the care, impounding, and disposal of animals. Care for, feed, and exercise animals properly. Vaccinate animals. Administer medications in tablet, liquid, or topical forms. Handle and restrain animals humanely. Recognize symptoms of rabies and other animal-related diseases. Learn to operate Animal Shelter equipment safely. Evaluate dogs for temperament and behavior. Train and exercise dogs. Move heavy, immobilized, or resistant animals. Lift, carry, and move up to 50 pounds. Maintain accurate records on animals and inventories of Animal Shelter supplies. Perform euthanasia. Operate a personal computer and input animal-related data. Collect and record fees. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with persons contacted in the course of work. Perform the duties associated with preparing FRA's (Florescent Rabies Antigen test) for submission to the testing lab. Work on adoptions and "meet-and-greets," and assist volunteers. Perform all physical demands as described under the "Working Conditions/Physical Characteristics" section below. Experience and Education To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is: Experience: Six (6) months of experience working with domestic animals in a veterinary hospital, humane society, or another animal facility; OR, possession of a valid registration as a Veterinary Technician in California. Note: Experience with personal pets is not considered qualifying. Experience on a ranch, farm, or with a humane society performing animal care and kennel work is considered qualifying. Education: Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade including or supplemented by training in an animal-related field or customer service. License or Certificate*: Possession of a valid California Driver's License. Possession of Euthanasia by Injection Certificate. Applicants who do not possess the Certificate may be appointed to the position, but the required course must be taken and the certificate obtained before the permanent status is granted. (This exception does not apply to extra help candidates due to the temporary nature of their assignment.) *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Special Qualifications Persons employed in this class must be willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays. Working Conditions/Physical Characteristics Incumbents must be able to perform physical tasks continuously, including sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement, and fine motor coordination when using a computer keyboard or mobile data terminal. Near vision, far vision, color discrimination, and peripheral vision are required for recordkeeping, driving, caring for animals, recognizing illness, and behavioral assessment. Acute hearing is required for safety in interacting with animals, observing animal welfare and conditions, and behavioral assessment. The need to lift and carry animals, tools, and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds is also required. The staff rotates through three assignments, including (1) adoptions (dogs, livestock, and fowl), (2) stray dogs, and (3) cats. Work is performed in both an indoor kennel environment and in an outdoor livestock environment. The job duties will expose the employee to the outdoors, which may include exposure to weather conditions and temperature extremes; excessive noise (animal vocalization); animal bites and scratches; animal waste and dead animals; dust, chemicals from cleaning agents/disinfectants; sewage and zoonotic diseases; contact with agitated people; and emotionally challenging situations. The physical characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a qualified disability to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis. ADA Accommodation: Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact the County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 10/7/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Variable Shift
The Napa Valley Please read this bulletin it is entirety. The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 130,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California’s preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley’s strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,300 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community’s values: integrity, accountability, and service. The Position A Project Manager - H&HS is responsible for the management of a specific special and major project or projects within HHSA. Positions in this class lead the administration and implementation of project activities to ensure that the project successfully meets identified objectives. This class works collaboratively with other Agency and County managers and supervisors in project planning and the delivery of project services. Positions in this class have broad responsibility and authority to plan, implement, and monitor strategies related to a specific project. Positions in this class exercise considerable independent judgment in coordinating and setting priorities to accomplish the timelines for project success. An incumbent must have the technical expertise, managerial skills, and overall grasp of the Agency's goals, missions, and clientele needs. The position works directly with the management staff at the Agency to provide leadership to assist in the implementation of an assigned significant project and requires the ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with all project members, management staff, vendors, and other County departments. The current (extra help) vacancy is assigned to the Mental Health Division and the position will be responsible for assisting with complex and transformative initiatives such as CalAIM (California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal) planning and implementation. In addition, this position will be responsible for the oversight and support of CalAIM's Enhanced Case Management (ECM) and the Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Plan (BHQUIP), along with BHQUIP deliverables as needed. There will be additional duties as assigned such as supporting the roll out of CANSA—Child and Adolescent Needs and Strength Assessment, and Adult Needs and Strength Assessment, along with managing the data needs associated with these programs The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and collaboratively including the skills needed to lead a group, interpersonal skills, and good verbal and written communication skills. Data monitoring knowledge of spreadsheets such as Excel a must. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line on a continuous basis until the current vacancy is filled. 2. Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and supplemental questions will be scored by Subject Matter Experts on a continuous basis. Only the most qualified from the scoring of supplemental questions will be invited to the Oral Panel Interviews. 3. Oral Panel Interviews be held on a continuous basis. Only the most qualified candidates from the oral panel interviews will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Human Resources reserves the right to add, change or cancel any aspect of the recruitment process. Example of Duties Plan, organize, and direct the services and activities of an assigned special and major project or projects in HHSA; manage and participate in the development and implementation of project goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; recommend and administer policies and procedures; consult with management staff in the formation of administrative policies and procedures; advise and consult with the management staff on progress, goals, and timelines of assigned projects; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; manage and monitor the work with contractors and vendors providing services to the Agency; communicate with management staff and state and local agencies on project needs, problems, regulations, and requirements; coordinate services and operations with other divisions, County agencies, and community groups; consult with managers, employees, and other related staff on the project activities; provide leadership and direction to project teams, ensuring coordination and communication with all project members, Agency management staff, vendors, and other County offices; represent the assigned project area at meetings; give presentations on project services, activities, and operations; serve as staff to advisory boards; provide information to Agency advisory boards; provide management analysis and administrative assistance to management in the Agency; conduct studies; prepare records, reports, and correspondence related to assigned project. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of project planning, monitoring, and evaluation. Principles of effective team building and project management. Standard organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs. Principles and practices of working in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environments. Principles of business letter writing. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. SKILL TO: Participate in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating assigned projects, events, or technical area. Perform responsible and difficult programmatic and administrative duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Effectively manage the day-to-day operations, services, and activities of assigned projects and initiatives within HHSA. Participate in the development and administration of program goals, objectives and procedures. Analyze policies and procedures; develop and implement revisions. Provide effective leadership, build relationships, and utilize team building skills. Organize and prioritize timelines and project schedules in an effective and timely manner. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Establish and maintain various data collection, record keeping, tracking, filing, and reporting systems. Prepare clear and concise technical, administrative reports. Coordinate services with other programs and services within the County and with outside organizations, agencies, and facilities. Work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities. Operate a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related peripheral equipment and software applications. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. ABILITY TO: Work primarily in a standard office setting with some travel to different sites and locations. Work extended hours including evenings and weekends. Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time. Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist. Lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight. Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard. Verbally communicate to exchange information. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Experience and Education - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible professional level program experience in a program area related to assigned project. Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, social work, or related field. License or Certificate*: Possession of a valid California driver’s license. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Loss of the required State licensure may result in termination or reassignment. MANAGEMENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forManagement ClassifiedEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7512/Benefits-Summary---Management-Classified-Employees THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants, and world-class resorts, is home to 130,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa, we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: integrity, accountability, and service. The Position The County of Napa is accepting applications for Staff Services Analyst I/II. The established list will be used to fill both current and future Full Time, Part Time, Limited Term, On Call and Extra Help Staff Services Analyst I/II vacancies within Napa County over the next 12 months. There is currently one (1) full-time position available in the Probation Department. This position will be filled at the I or II level, depending on the education, experience and knowledge, skills and abilities demonstrated throughout the exam process. SALARY: Staff Services Analyst I: $36.35 - $43.49 Hourly $2,908.00 - $3,479.20 Biweekly $6,300.67 - $7,538.27 Monthly $75,608.00 - $90,459.20 Annually Staff Services Analyst II: $40.00 - $47.79 Hourly $3,200.00 - $3,823.20 Biweekly $6,933.33 - $8,283.60 Monthly $83,200.00 - $99,403.20 Annually The Staff Services Analyst will be responsible for monitoring the budget, including estimates, writing Board agenda items, cost accounting, creating agreements, MOUs and contracts, and working with the Director in developing the annual budget. The Staff Services Analyst will work with supervisors to track expenditures of designated donations. Other duties may include financial analysis, updating the financial plan, and evaluating the cost allocation model. Besides a solid accounting background the ideal candidate will also have strong analytical skills and be able to anticipate the needs of the department to ensure compliance with County policies and procedures. The Staff Services Analyst will be an active member of the Administrative team. Recruitment Process 1. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on October 7, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of October 10, 2022. Only the most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews will tentatively take place the week of October 24, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Perform qualitative analysis of administrative, financial, systems activities; review and analyze proposals to make recommendations of appropriate actions either in written or oral form; assist with administrative functions, including the development of the agency budget and surveys; consult with staff and representatives of other government offices on program, projects or specialized assigned activities; prepare reports and make recommendations on policies, procedures and programs; develop computerized spreadsheets and databases; manage content spreadsheets for agency website; operate a computer terminal to input data and retrieve information for reports and projects; summarize study findings and/or make recommendations; prepare clear, concise and comprehensive records, reports, documents and correspondence; develop agency's records and management systems; provide information and recommendations to management related to program and administrative issues in order to obtain management guidance/direction; monitor and analyze program plans, expenditures, revenues and grants; research needed information utilizing the internet. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF : The principles, practices, and techniques of public administration including management and supportive staff services (e.g. budget, management analysis, planning, program evaluation) to provide support to staff. English language and proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure to ensure that written materials prepared and reviewed are complete and error free. Financial analysis principles and concepts to assess the fiscal impact of program, policies and/or procedures. Basic statistics used to quantitatively analyze the impact and effectiveness of program, policies, and/or procedures. Qualitative data analysis methods and techniques to draw appropriate conclusions and make recommendations based on data analysis. Time management techniques to oversee the prioritization and completion of work tasks and assignments. Software program (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) to prepare correspondence reports, and presentations. The use of the internet to conduct online research and obtain information related to programs and projects. SKILL TO : Use software programs (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) to prepare reports, memos correspondence, and other job-related documents and materials. Work collaboratively with internal and external departmental staff and staff from other agencies on issues related to all phases of work unit projects. Verbally summarize a variety of facts, statistics and/or data clearly and concisely. Verbally communicate with management of the status and progress of work unit projects to ensure management knowledge of project issues. Clearly and effectively write comprehensive and detailed materials (e.g., reports, articles, policies and procedures) using proper grammar, punctuation and sentence structure. Perform basic statistical calculations (including mean, standard deviation, and variance calculations). Clearly and concisely explain in writing the contents of technical materials (e.g., research findings, legislations policies procedures and regulatory requirements). Conduct research (e.g., library, internet-based) to compile data and information from a variety of sources (e.g., books, academic journals and research publications). Retrieve data and information regarding project activities from hard copy and electronic files. Present research findings and results at the appropriate level of complexity given the intended audience. Organize and summarize the most pertinent information obtained from a research and data-gathering effort. Reconcile discrepancies in data and information pertaining to project activities. Use a statistical computer software package (e.g., Excel) to compile, analyze and perform statistical calculations for data collected on variety of projects. Establish and maintain cooperative working relations with staff and other departments and agencies within the private sector and public. Exercise initiative, ingenuity and good judgment in decision-making and in solving problems, including problems of a sensitive or political nature. Work independently in the absence of close supervision. Adapt quickly and appropriately to a variety of situations and personalities. Communicate tactfully in stressful situations when dealing with individuals holding differing opinions and viewpoints. Make appropriate decisions when faced with time constraints and limited information. Maintain flexibility in adapting to changes in priorities, assignments and other interruptions, which may impact pre-established timelines and courses of action for completing projects and assignments. ABILITY TO: Work in an office setting with some travel to different sites and locations. Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time. Use repetitive hand and finger movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard and a mouse. Verbally communicate, in English, to exchange information with co-workers and clients. Read and write, in English, to exchange information with co-workers and clients. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Staff Services Analyst I Experience: No related experience is required. Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with major course work in business administration, public administration, systems analysis, accounting, or related field. (Responsible supervisory or higher level experience performing a variety of difficult analytical work, which includes the independent research, analysis, and preparation of reports, in any of the following areas: administrative, management, personnel, fiscal, budgetary, or data processing may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) Staff Services Analyst II Experience: One year of experience performing administrative management, personnel, fiscal, budgetary, staff development, or data processing analysis work, including the preparation of recommendations and reports, or one year of experience as a Staff Services Analyst I. Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with major course work in business administration, public administration, systems analysis, accounting, or related field. (Responsible supervisory or higher level experience performing a variety of difficult analytical work, which includes the independent research, analysis, and preparation of reports, in any of the following areas: administrative, management, personnel, fiscal, budgetary, or data processing may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) License or Certificate*: Possession of a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications for this position. ADA Accommodation : Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 10/7/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position The HHSA Accounting Assistant provides accounting and analytical support to one or more divisions of the Health and Human Services Department. Duties entail but are not limited to: billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, journal entries, ad hoc reporting, budget to actuals analysis, analysis of operating data, reconciling accounts, reconciling systems, and maintaining the departmental project costing structure. The HHSA department is fast-paced and work assignment priorities change rapidly. The ideal candidate will have the ability to adapt to changing work assignments while keeping within deadlines. The position also requires the ability to communicate complex fiscal information to individuals of various professional backgrounds, such as managers, department analysts, and accounting professionals. There are immediate vacancies in the Finance Division of the Health and Human Services Agency. The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line on a Continuous basis until the immediate vacancies are filled. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental questionnaire review by subject matter experts on a continuous, flow basis. 3. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the Oral Panel Interviews on a continuous basis. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered for current and future vacancies for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Provide accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, statistical and financial analysis support for the Health and Human Services Departments budgets which may include but are not limited to: process, record, review and reconcile a variety of financial transactions; enter a variety of information into one or multiple automated financial, accounting and statistical reporting systems; produce and distribute a variety of periodic and specialized reports, perform a variety of complex accounting, financial processing work, including auditing and program support, within general policy and procedural guidelines; maintain all fiscal records; summarize and prepare a variety of reports from fiscal data for State reports; enter deposits directly into the County financial system; enter advances and adjustments from the State into a prepared spreadsheet; transfer funds to revenue; review data, figures, or information from a variety of sources, such as computerized fiscal reports or other source documents to determine accuracy and to initiate appropriate adjustments; review documents entered into the accounting system for accuracy of information and accounting codes; initiate journal entries and maintain proper controls on accounts in the accounting system; maintain accurate and complete records on the general ledger; receive and review County vendor claims, enter claims into the system.; and perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles, practices and terminology of financial and accounting procedures and record keeping. Governmental accounting and budgeting. Legal provisions governing the control and disbursement of Countywide funds. Procedures, terminology and forms related to the functional areas to which assigned. Basic computer applications related to the work, including word processing and spreadsheet applications. Standard office practices and procedures; the operation of standard office equipment. Basic budgetary and public agency financial record keeping principles and terminology. ABILITY TO: Perform responsible accounting, financial, billing statistical and/or budgetary support work. Prepare a variety of standard financial, accounting, and statistical reports, journals and ledgers, utilizing departmental specific computer and network applications. Review and reconcile financial, accounting, and budgetary documents and records. Understand and explain standard accounting, financial, departmental and County policies, procedures and transactions. Maintain controls on complex records and analyze data. Make accurate arithmetic and statistical calculations. Analyze and understand data processing reports. Reconcile differences within the record keeping system using mathematical skills and understanding of the recordkeeping system and related transactions. Prepare complex financial reports and statements. Prepare accurate and timely billings and reports. Work independently with a minimum of supervision. Operate a personal computer for word processing and other relevant applications. Operate a calculator and other basic office equipment. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Organize work and set priorities to meet established deadlines. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, other departments and agencies, the private sector, and the public. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of progressive, directly-related experience in financial record keeping work preferably including experience in an accounting position and/or with a government agency. Education: Equivalent to completion of two years of college with course work in accounting, financial record keeping, or a closely related field. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the college education on a year-for-year basis). License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver's License. Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 17, 2022
Variable Shift
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts - is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position This recruitment is being conducted to fill one (1) extra help vacancy in the District Attorney's Office. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year. **Applicants awaiting Bar results from the July 2022 examination are encouraged to apply** **Any potential offer of employment extended is contingent upon passing of the California State Bar exam.** The Attorney I is the entry level classification of this flexibly staffed series. Incumbents at this level handle the less difficult cases and assignments, while learning their respective duties and responsibilities. As experience, knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired, and as the department's operational needs allow, the degree and complexity of assignments will correspondingly increase, allowing the Attorney I to promote up to the next level in the job series. The ideal candidate will be a person of integrity while possessing a passion for justice, a love of mercy, and an attitude of humility. Telework Availability - Telework is not permitted for this position. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, September 30, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of October 3, 2022. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of October 17, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Interpret laws, court decisions and other legal authorities for use in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs; prepare pleadings and other legal documents in connection with misdemeanor trials, hearings and other legal proceedings in accordance with departmental policies and procedures; conduct general legal research using some independent judgment, discretion and initiative to determine appropriate prosecution strategy; prepare less complex written legal reports, opinions, briefs and appeals to ensure documentation is completed in a timely manner and complies with departmental policies and procedures; advise complainants and witnesses concerning prospective complaints to help prepare for possible litigation; litigate assigned cases according to ensure convictions are obtained; direct the investigation of assigned cases to ensure needed evidence and information is obtained; interpret laws, court decisions and other legal authorities for use in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs for assigned cases; prepare pleadings and other legal documents in connection with trials, hearings and other legal proceedings for assigned cases in accordance with departmental policies and procedures; conduct extensive legal research using independent judgment, discretion and initiative to ensure the most effective prosecution strategy is identified; advise law enforcement officers on minor criminal proceedings and procedure to ensure proper legal procedures are fully explained; evaluate requests for the issuance of misdemeanor and felony complaints to ensure all necessary information has been obtained and issue where appropriate; determine appropriate filing charges after thoroughly reviewing and analyzing evidence, police reports and related documents for assigned cases; prepare victims and witnesses for court appearances to ensure they are aware of the appropriate procedures they should follow in the courtroom; communicate orally with defense attorneys and law enforcement representatives regarding status of case or issues related to assigned cases to ensure all interested parties are informed of the status of the case; participate in search warrant duty assignment to provide legal advice to local law enforcement agencies in preparing and executing legal and proper search warrants for felony cases; manage an assigned caseload of cases to ensure all legal proceeding are handled in a timely and efficient manner; coordinate court dates and other schedules with all concerned parties related to assigned cases to ensure all parties are aware their obligations; and, use Microsoft Office products (Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook) and legal software to complete assignments. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Prosecution strategies needed to obtain desired verdict. Criminal laws and civil codes related to misdemeanor and felony offenses. Rules of evidence to ensure evidence to be presented during trial was obtained legally. Legal research methods to perform necessary fact finding in preparation of trial materials. Courtroom and trial procedures to ensure adherence to proper legal procedures. Department policies and operations to ensure trial preparation activities are in accordance with established standards. Microsoft Office products (Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook) and Departmental legal software to complete assignments. SKILL TO: Analyze evidence and cases in order to develop appropriate prosecution strategies. Deal effectively with people of various socio-economic backgrounds and temperaments to effectively try case. Conduct detailed legal research to determine appropriate prosecution strategies. Interpret laws, regulations and policies governing prosecution of assigned cases to identify appropriate prosecution strategies. Recognize the consequences of decisions so that all possibilities have been identified. Comply with laws, regulations, professional practices and departmental policies and procedures governing prosecution program services and operations to ensure proper and ethical prosecution of cases. Prioritize work assignments to ensure all cases receive the attention needed to ensure they are presented in court when due. Research case law and regulations to identify appropriate prosecution strategies. Present cases in court and at hearings to secure requested conviction. Litigate cases assignments, such as handling high profile cases, change in venue, consumer fraud, major fraud, child molestation and sexual assault to ensure conviction is obtained. Use Microsoft Office products (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook) and Departmental case management system and other legal software to complete assignments. ABILITY TO: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members, departmental representatives, County officials, the courts, law enforcement agencies and the general public. Maintain quality of legal work while working under deadline pressures. Exercise initiative, ingenuity and good judgment in decision-making and in solving problems, including problems of a sensitive or political nature. Work independently in the absence of close supervision. Adapt quickly and appropriately to a variety of situations and personalities. Communicate tactfully in stressful situations when dealing with individuals holding differing opinions and viewpoints. Demonstrate flexibility in adapting to changes in priorities, assignments and other interruptions, which may impact pre-established timelines and courses of action for completing assignments. Work on multiple projects and assignments simultaneously. Use repetitive hand movement and fine hand/eye coordination when using a computer keyboard. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess the required experience and education. Experience: None required Education: Graduation from an accredited law school. License or Certificate*: Active membership in the California State Bar Association is required prior to time of hire. Possession of a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation: Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County CA, California, United States
Sep 15, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy in the Quality Management (QM) Division of the Health and Human Services Department. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year. This position does not provide direct services, although, in monitoring the delivery of services provided, the position may have client contact. The incumbent is assigned to the Quality Management (QM) Division of the Health and Human Services Agency and is responsible for the review of various services provided by the Health, Alcohol and Drug, Mental Health, and/or Social Services programs. This classification is distinguished from the Senior QM Specialist in that case reviews performed by the Principal QM Specialist - Licensed are primarily clinical in nature and of greater complexity. The Principal QM Specialist - Licensed is responsible for obtaining and reviewing data, including but not limited to charts, electronic records or other client files, reviewing and applying relevant audit criteria, analyzing the data, making findings, recommending action plans and preparing reports for management. Incumbents may review the work of program supervisors as well as line staff, and are part of a collaborative resolution process with management, supervisors and line staff. Incumbents may also be responsible for reviewing program eligibility determinations and verifying accuracy in applying various rules and regulations relating to conditions of participation and/or reimbursement; and perform other specialized analytical duties as assigned. Telework Availability - Teleworking is not permitted during the first six (6) months of employment. Should teleworking be permitted by a hiring department after the 6 month requirement, the County supports a telework schedule that consists of a maximum of two (2) days per week. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line on a continuous basis until the vacancy is filled. 2. Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications supplemental responses reviewed by subject matter experts on a continuous basis. Only the most qualified from supplemental application review will participate in the structured oral panel interviews. 3. Oral panel interviews will be scheduled on a continuous basis. Only the most qualified candidates from the oral panel interviews will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Duties may include, but are limited to, the following: Work collaboratively with relevant program staff when conducting programmatic reviews. Review, evaluate, recommend and implement changes in customer care systems and the utilization of resources. Establish and maintain procedures for continuous quality improvement; develop and recommend corrective action plans for resolving service and system issues. Monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of various service programs. Serve as a liaison to other state, federal and/or county agencies regarding compliance review activities. Maintain, revise and update departmental policy and procedure manual as a result of new state regulations, and policies or procedures affecting compliance. Conduct compliance reviews in accordance with state issues guidelines and internal policies and procedures. Identify problems/issues or potential problem areas resulting from compliance reviews needing corrective action; develop and issue written reports; develop and/or revise procedures and operational guidelines, as necessary. Draft written annual continuous quality improvement reports that contain clear, accurate and concise information to be provided to senior management. Draft an annual quality improvement work plan, in conjunction with program staff. Meet with stakeholder groups, clients and personnel from all levels to participate in the continuous quality improvement (CQI) process. Participate in conducting an organization-wide, long-term strategic planning that clarifies the strengths/weaknesses of the organization and help to identify strategies for meeting identified goals. Participate in conducting annual short-term program planning in support of the Agency and the Quality Management Division's long-term plan. Conduct internal monitoring by evaluating systems and procedures and using findings to improve performance; Develop outcomes measurement system in each of its programs which evaluates individual progress and program effectiveness. Conduct consumer satisfaction for all services. Provide clear, accurate, and timely information regarding all aspects of the CQI process to its service recipients, policymaking bodies, personnel and other stakeholders. Take continual action to improve services and promulgate solutions to the issues identified by its Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities. Develop and maintain competency and knowledge of subject matter area including regulatory requirements, quality assurance applications, and relevant audit criteria. Review documentation to determine compliance with funding sources, criteria, agency policy and procedure, and state and federal guidelines. Resolve client grievances in appeals in order to ensure quality of care standards are met. Respond to various external audits requests. Gather, assemble, and analyze data pertaining to quality improvement. Identify trends or potential problem areas resulting from compliance or program reviews needing a plan of action; develop and issue written quality management reports; work with program staff to develop and/or revise procedures and operational guidelines, as necessary, to achieve a plan of action. Provide technical assistance and support to supervisors and staff concerning regulations and protocols. Participate in staff meetings to provide information regarding documentation and pertinent quality management issues. Perform retrospective, concurrent and prospective reviews to assist in evaluating the level of adherence to audit criteria and quality management outcomes. Review cases to determine accuracy, consistency of findings and inter-rater reliability between supervisor's finding and Quality Management findings. Gather data and assist in program evaluation and research; identify trends to be used as indicators for quality care. Oversight of the Agency's various programs subject to accreditation by the Council on Accreditation. Chair meetings and conduct trainings. Attend trainings, conferences, and meetings of regional and state-wide groups that focus on quality improvement issues. Maintain and write a variety of records, reports and correspondence. Operate a computer terminal to input, access, and print data, reports and projects. Perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Laws, regulations, policies and procedures relating to government sponsored medical care and other medical aid/assistance programs. Theory, practice and procedures related to mental health, alcohol and drug and public health organizations. Utilization review techniques and practices. Evaluation and assessment techniques. Program and departmental goals, policies, and procedures. Principles and techniques of developing and implementing training programs. General principles of organization, administration, and county, state and federal programs. Statistical and research methods. Working knowledge of the concepts of Continuous Quality Improvement. Community programs and resources. County documentation standards and report procedures; Rules and regulations relating to various agency programs. ABILITY TO: Work independently, reason logically and accurately and use sound judgment in the performance of duties. Analyze and apply procedures, policies and plans; develop and implement revisions. Explain policies and procedures to management, staff, clients and providers. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing and establish cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Develop and provide effecting training to staff of complex regulatory requirements. Evaluate program activities and participate in root-cause analysis, problem resolution, or other corrective actions. Collect, review, and compile data to establish/identify errors; create reports and communicate findings effectively with staff at all levels. Handle multiple quality and utilization review cases concurrently. Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and comprehensive records, reports, and correspondence. Evaluate program activities and recommend policy and program changes. Analyze situations and take effective action. Establish and maintain cooperative and collaborative working relationships with management, staff, and other department and agencies. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess a combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is: Education: A Master's Degree in Social Work, Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Nursing, or a closely related field AND Experience: Four years of full-time experience performing mental health, alcohol, and drug or public health case work duties, with at least one year of experience performing in a lead capacity in the mental health or alcohol and drug field. Desirable Qualifications: Experience in a supervisory capacity in the mental health or alcohol and drug field. License or Certificate:* Possession of one of the following valid licenses issued by the State of California is required: Physician; License Psychologist; Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Counselor; or a Registered Nurse. Possession of a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources as soon as possible for further instructions at (707) 253-4303, when you apply for the job. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 15, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley The Napa Valley, Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 130,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: integrity, accountability, and service. The Position Napa County Probation Department is establishing an eligibility list for Legal Clerk I/II. The eligible list established may be used for current or future full-time, part-time, limited-term or extra help vacancies within the County of Napa over the next 12 months. The Probation Department can fill this position at the I or II level based on qualifications of the candidates. Legal Clerks perform a variety of routine to moderately complex legal clerical tasks. Legal Clerks also process or assist in the preparation of legal documents and provide direct clerical support for a County department involved in the processing of legal documents. A Legal Clerk II is a journey-level classification in the Legal Clerk series. The Legal Clerk II is distinguished from the Legal Clerk I level by the wider range of duties performed and by the degree of legal knowledge and abilities required. Typically, the Legal Clerk II performs complex legal clerical tasks in more than one area of law (e.g., civil, criminal, traffic, domestic relations). The legal clerk series may be used in several County departments (e.g., Sheriff, Corrections, Probation, and District Attorney). SALARY: Legal Clerk I : $23.81 - $28.11 Hourly $1,904.80 - $2,248.80 Biweekly $4,127.07 - $4,872.40 Monthly $49,524.80 - $58,468.80 Annually Legal Clerk II: $25.08 - $29.63 Hourly $2,006.40 - $2,370.40 Biweekly $4,347.20 - $5,135.87 Monthly $52,166.40 - $61,630.40 Annually The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Friday, September 30, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of October 3, 2022. Only the most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews will tentatively take place the week of October 17, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Legal Clerk I: As assigned, perform a variety of duties in the processing of traffic cases; process fine payments, prepare court schedules, process warrants, answer the telephone, open and process the mail, serve the public at the counter. As assigned, operate a computer terminal in the processing of traffic cases; enter citation data, record transactions, run reports, distribute materials, match and stuff envelopes, and file citations and documents. As assigned, perform a variety of duties in the indexing and recording of documents in the Recorder's Office: paging, indexing, certifying, copying, answering the telephone, serving the public at the counter, microfilming, and financial procedures. As assigned, perform a variety of clerical duties in the Probation Department; produce pre-sentence investigation reports, petitions, court orders, affidavits, and incarceration commitment documents; perform a variety of other clerical duties. As assigned, perform a variety of clerical duties in the processing of Juvenile Court cases for the Dependent Children's Unit of the Social Services Department: type and file court reports, petitions, and administrative review hearings; maintain court calendar; answer the telephone and have personal contact with the County Clerk's Office, attorneys, and other involved parties. As assigned, perform matron functions in the Sheriff's Department. Perform routine legal processing tasks in civil, criminal, traffic, family law, or recording. May operate a computer terminal/console for the purpose of entering and retrieving information. May take and transcribe dictation from rough draft, shorthand notes or Dictaphone recordings. Perform related duties as assigned. Legal Clerk II: Receive legal documents for filing; examine documents for form, sufficiency of information and conformance with legal requirements. Determine notice requirements in the course of processing legal documents; prepare and send out notices. Assist in the preparation of a court calendar; contact those involved in court proceedings to update and revise calendars. Process and file pleadings, orders, judgments, and a variety of other records in the Superior Court or Municipal Court in civil, criminal, traffic, or family law proceedings, as assigned. Process documents for initiated court cases such as traffic cases for filing and retrieval. Process accurate warrants for use by the Sheriff Deputies to ensure accurate delivery. Assist with in-court clerical duties as required. As assigned, perform a variety of duties in the Recorder's Office, including processing, indexing and recording land records and vital statistics records, microfilming records, preparing billing statements, maintaining supplies, responding to public requests, and other duties. Perform complex legal clerical tasks related to the processing and preparation of legal documents County departments. File citations and other documents manually using the established filing system. Check legal documents for correct dates, signatures, and acknowledgements. Run daily and monthly reports for department using a computer and departmental database software. Maintain security or confidentiality of records, equipment or computer access. Prepare departmental reports (e.g., investigation reports, petitions, court orders, affidavits and incarcerations commitment documents). Review and verify paperwork received from court for accuracy of information. Prepare Court Calendars using CJIMS. Update court files as they relate to inmates (e.g., remand, transfer, new court date). Interrupt court documents for inmate release or remand information. Process paperwork including bail changes for the release of inmates incarcerated in the correctional facility. Prepare and report all necessary paperwork using SUSTAIN as it relates to the Correctional Conservation Core. Conduct file searches to locate misplaced documents and property. Research information and maintain department electronic filing system. Review inmate booking documents for correct penal code coding. As assigned, perform matron functions in the Sheriff's Department. Issue receipts; enter data, balance, and record data for financial transactions or in maintaining accounts. May operate a personal computer for the purpose of entering and retrieving information. Perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS: Legal Clerk I KNOWLEDGE OF: Modern office procedures, techniques, and equipment. Filing, indexing, and recording systems and procedures. Proper use of the English language, including grammar and spelling. Telephone etiquette and public contact techniques. ABILITY TO: Learn legal terminology and administrative procedures in a defined area of law: criminal, civil, traffic, family law, or recording. Learn to perform a variety of legal processing tasks in a defined area of law: filing, noticing, indexing, calendaring, recording, and microfilming. Learn to evaluate the acceptability of legal documents for filing and recording. Learn to prepare specified types of legal documents. Interact effectively and courteously with the public; respond to a variety of public inquiries. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Type accurately at a speed of not less than 45 words per minute. Taking dictation at a speed of not less than 80 words per minute may be required. Learn to operate a computer terminal. Follow oral and written directions. Work irregular and/or rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends, as required in the Sheriff's Department. Legal Clerk II: KNOWLEDGE OF: Legal terminology and administrative procedures in a defined area of law: criminal, civil, traffic, family law, or recording. Alphabetic filing systems and procedures to file and retrieve legal documents, forms, correspondence, etc. Numeric filing systems and procedures to file and retrieve legal documents, forms, correspondence, etc. Indexing, and recording in a judicial or legal agency. English language, including grammar punctuation and spelling to produce clear and concise written documents and read and understand written documents. Telephone etiquette to answer and screen telephone calls in a pleasant and helpful manner. Public contact techniques and approaches to assist staff, attorneys, and the general public in a courteous and pleasant manner. Basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) to make correct change when collecting fees. Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel) to prepare memos, letters, and other documents and forms and spreadsheets. Basic knowledge of departmental databases software to enter and retrieve departmental related data to produce reports such as pre-sentence investigation reports, petitions, court orders, affidavits, incarceration commitment documents and arrest warrants. Time calculation using the Juliann calendar to accurately calculate inmate release dates. SKILL TO : Perform a variety of legal processing tasks in designated areas of law: filing, noticing, indexing, calendaring, recording, and microfilming. Evaluate the acceptability of legal documents for filing and recording; prepare specified types of legal documents for a judge or attorney. Interact effectively and courteously with the public; respond to a variety of public inquires. Type and enter data using a computer in order to prepare correspondence and process notices and forms (e.g., affidavits, dismissals, verdicts, orders, petitions, subpoenas, writs, remand and release documents). Communicate orally in English with staff, attorneys, and the general public. Communicate in writing in English to prepare correspondence and complete forms. Compile information and data as requested. Interpret legal terminology related to the processing of legal forms and documents. Perform a variety of legal processing tasks such as filing, noticing indexing, calendaring and recording in a defined area of law. Process and evaluate the acceptability of legal documents for filing and recording. Learn and prepare various types of documents and forms used in the correctional facility. Acquire a working knowledge of law enforcement writing requirements. Independently prepare correspondence (e.g., memorandums, letters, reports) to assist departmental staff in preparing the less complex correspondence. Effectively use time management techniques to complete work assignment within determined timelines. Follow written directions pertaining to assigned job tasks. Work irregular and/or rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends, as required in the Sheriff's Department. ABILITY TO: Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Other Special Qualifications: Willingness to work irregular hours (e.g., rotating shifts, holidays and weekends as required. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: LEGAL CLERK I: Experience: One year of general clerical experience. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, including or supplemented by general clerical training. LEGAL CLERK II: Experience: One year of legal clerical experience. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, including or supplemented by specialized legal clerical training. License or Certificate*: Certain positions assigned to this class require possession of a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications for this position. ADA Accommodation : Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 15, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position Under general supervision, perform a variety of duties in the County program for the control of sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and other communicable diseases. These duties may include: interviewing patients and /or suspects to identify contacts and settings of potential transmission; conducting field investigations; reviewing and analyzing investigations; coordinating with private physicians and laboratories to enlist and maintain cooperation; supporting patient treatment compliance; conducting information and educational presentations; and other related duties as required. This classification is assigned to the Public Health Communicable Disease Unit of the Health and Human Services Agency. The incumbent in this classification is responsible for the discovery, control and investigation of existing or suspected cases of communicable disease and interpreting, explaining, and enforcing existing policies and regulations pertaining to the investigation of communicable disease contacts. The classification involves obtaining and utilizing specific information of a highly confidential nature. The Recruitment Process 1. Applications will be accepted on-line until 5:00P.M. on SEPTEMBER 28, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of October 3, 2022. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled the week of October 17, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Interview diagnosed and reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and other communicable diseases and locate their contacts primarily through field investigations, active surveillance through personal consultations with laboratories, public and private physicians, and hospitals; ensure timely follow-up of reported cases and their contacts to assure examination and appropriate treatment; provide patient education and counseling about sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and other communicable diseases; assist medical providers, both public and private, in case management of patients diagnosed with communicable diseases; provide patients with information and referral to other health or social service agencies; participate in liaison activities with State and other county health departments in carrying out State mandated programs in communicable disease control; present educational programs to local schools and colleges, community based organizations, and other interested parties; maintain epidemiologic records and reports for the County Health Services Agency; provide HIV partner notification; participate in follow-up of patients with tuberculosis, including directly observed therapy; may perform veni-puncture; prepare reports and correspondence; complete communicable disease documentation and attend related meetings and training seminars and perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Methods of transmission, diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases. Accepted techniques of communicable disease control. Diagnostic tests for communicable diseases. SKILL TO: Conduct effective fact gathering interviews of a highly personal nature. Exercise initiative and tact in tracing contacts and bringing them to obtain treatment. Relate easily to people from diverse cultures and varying lifestyles. Apply the rules and regulations relative to communicable disease control. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Write reports and correspondence. Experience and Education To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is: Experience : One-year experience which involved interviewing clients to obtain confidential or personal history information as the primary element of the duties performed, preferably in the health care field, is desired. Education : Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in biologic science, public health, or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources as soon as possible for further instructions at (707) 253-4303, when you apply for the job. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 9/28/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 14, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley Napa County is currently recruiting for Deputy County Executive Officer. Please apply directly online by clicking the "apply" button at the top of this announcement. Candidates must attach a cover letter (addressed to Rebecca Craig, Acting County Executive Officer ), resume, five professional references, and complete the required supplemental questions in order for the application submission to be considered complete. This classification is designated as an "at will" classification. The Deputy County Executive Officer-Administration brochure can be found here : Deputy County Executive Officer-Administration Final Filing Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2022 at 5:00 PM ADA Accommodation: Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Non-Classified - Other Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 14, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley Napa County is currently recruiting for Deputy County Executive Officer. Please apply directly online by clicking the "apply" button at the top of this announcement. Candidates must attach a cover letter (addressed to Rebecca Craig, Acting County Executive Officer ), resume, five professional references, and complete the required supplemental questions in order for the application submission to be considered complete. This classification is designated as an "at will" classification. The Deputy County Executive Officer-Communications brochure can be found here : Deputy County Executive Officer-Communications Final Filing Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2022 at 5:00 PM ADA Accommodation: Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Non-Classified - Other Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 09, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley THIS RECRUITMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED AND NOW CLOSES SEPTEMER 30, 2022. PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position The Senior Legal Clerk performs a variety of highly responsible and complex legal clerical tasks; to process or assist in the preparation of legal documents; to provide direct clerical support for a County department involved in the processing of legal documents; may provide clerical support to an attorney or judge; and to provide lead guidance to other legal clerical positions. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Friday, September 30, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of October 3, 2022. Only the most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews will tentatively take place the week of October 17, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Perform specialized legal processing in a defined area of law: criminal, civil, domestic relations; exercise independence of judgment in applying complex legal procedural guidelines; s erve as a lead worker in a section of legal clerical employees; oversee the work of others and assist the supervisor in administering operations; r eceive legal documents for filing; examine documents for form, sufficiency of information and conformance with legal requirements; d etermine notice requirements in the course of processing legal documents; prepare and send out notices; a ssist in the preparation of a court calendar; contact those involved in court proceedings to update and revise calendars; a s assigned, prepare, process or file pleadings, orders, judgments, reports, or a variety of other records in or for the Superior Court or Municipal Court in civil, criminal, or family law proceedings; a ssist with in-court clerical duties as required; m ay be required to use stenographic skills in taking dictation and in the course of performing clerical duties; i ssue receipts, enter data, balance, and record data for financial transactions or in maintaining accounts; m ay operate a computer terminal/console for the purpose of entering and retrieving information; p erform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE OF: Specific and complex rules and procedures in a defined area of specialty within criminal, civil, traffic, family law or recording. General legal terminology and administrative procedures in a defined area of law: Criminal, civil, traffic, family law, or recording. Modern office procedures, techniques, and equipment. Filing, indexing, and recording in a judicial or legal agency. Proper use of the English language, including grammar and spelling. Telephone etiquette and public contact techniques. ABILITY TO: Perform a variety of highly complex legal processing tasks in a defined area of law; perform responsible clerical duties in the production of legal documents. Oversee the work of others as a lead worker. Evaluate the acceptability of legal documents for filing and recording; prepare specified types of legal documents for a judge or attorney. Interact effectively and courteously with the public; respond to a variety of public inquiries. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Type accurately at a speed of not less than 45 words per minute. Taking dictation at a speed of not less than 80 words per minute may be required. Learn to operate a computer terminal. Follow oral and written directions. Experience and Education Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of responsible legal clerical experience. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by specialized legal clerical training in legal procedure or related subject. License or Certificate:* Certain positions assigned to this class may require possession of a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 09, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position The ideal candidate has a keen attention to detail and is result focused; has strong organizational and project management abilities; works collaboratively and effectively building and improving processes; is knowledgeable of state and federal privacy and record retention laws and regulations. This position develops, implements and maintains a comprehensive information management program across Napa County Health and Human Services Agency divisions. Develops policies and procedures to organize, manage and protect client information and other personally identifiable information in paper and electronic form. Leads the effort to standardize information management practices and establishes systems to ensure appropriate retention, use and disclosure of records. A key resource to management and staff regarding health information management laws, regulations and standards. Serves as the custodian of all records for Napa County Health and Human Services Agency. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line until the current vacancy is filled. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental questions will be scored by subject matter experts on a continuous basis. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews will be scheduled on a continuous basis. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Additional Pay Incentives: HIRING BONUS: Applicants appointed to this position will receive a o ne-time signing bonus of $5,000; $2,500 of the hiring bonus will be paid in the second pay period of employment and the remaining $2,500 bonus will be paid upon successful completion of probation period. LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM: Applicants appointed to this position who attended and received a degree (Associate's or Bachelor's) consisting of a minimum of 60 credits/units at a regionally accredited school by the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions are eligible to receive a payment up to $20,000 (or $30,000 if certified bilingual by Napa County) towards student loan(a). Loans must be existing loans, which the employee can prove they held as of their hire date and was borrowed while attending the accredited institution during the time the degree was earned. All payments will be made directly to the student loan lender once appropriate verifications have been made. In order to be eligible for loan forgiveness, the employee must complete five (5) years of satisfactory service with Napa County, without break in service. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Develops and facilitates the implementation of Health and Human Services Agency-wide policies, regarding creation, collection, protection, retention, use and disclosure of patient health and other personally identifiable records; Participate in the creation and maintenance of the units annual budget. Plans, directs, coordinates and reviews the work plan for assigned staff; assigns work activities, projects, and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems. Participates in the selection, training, motivation and evaluation of assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies. Develops and maintains detailed documentation of all record locations and all technology utilized to capture, manage, store and report patient/client information. Collaborates with the County Privacy Officer on the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to the handling, use, amendment, correction, restriction and disclosure of protected client information. Designs and maintains the Agency Record Room physical environment. Collaborates with County Counsel in the receipt and processing of subpoenas and serves as the custodian of records when required for legal purposes. Collaborates with divisions that maintain paper records in their work area to ensure that the records are appropriately maintained and secured and ensures that only those records necessary to support daily operations are maintained in the work area. Facilitates development of a record retention schedule for Health and Human Services Agency that takes into account the unique and varied types of records maintained by the department. Establishes standard medical record forms, formats and bar-codes for paper documents. Collaborates with the division in the development of forms and electronic templates to enhance high quality data collection. Serves as an internal consultant on health information issues such as record storage and retrieval, record retention, workflow, authentication and documentation standardization. Participates in monitoring, evaluating and improving the quality of client information. Participates in defining appropriate role based access to electronic and paper records. Participates in the selection of new and/or updated health information technology. Periodically evaluates the effectiveness of record management procedures and processes across the divisions. Maintains a professional certification and current knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations regarding the management of client information. Monitors best practices and advancements in health information management to ensure on-going organizational adaptions and compliance. Serves as a liaison to regulatory and accrediting bodies for matters related to clinical coding and health information management. Participates in the development of a long-range information governance strategy for Health and Human Services Agency that addresses the following: Information Integrity and Quality; Information Design and Capture; Content and Records Management; Access, Security and Confidentiality; and Information Analysis, Use and Exchange. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Medical, administrative, ethical and legal requirements and accrediting standards related to healthcare delivery and the management of health information. Electronic health records, health information systems and healthcare applications. Medical terminologies and classification systems. Budget preparation and administration. Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Recent developments, research methods, current literature, and sources of information related to assigned programs and service areas. Terminology used in area of assignment. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets databases and electronic health record systems. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. SKILL TO: Understand, interpret and apply statutes, regulations and written directions. Manage individually identifiable client health and other personally identifiable records. Collect, analyze and present client data. Plan, schedule, and review the work of assigned staff. Perform professional analytical, programmatic, and administrative duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Analyze administrative problems, budgets, programs, systems, and procedures to develop effective and comprehensive solutions. Participate in the preparation and administration of budgets. Provide consultation to departmental managers on client record issues. Prepare clear and concise technical, administrative and financial reports; prepare clear, accurate and concise tables, schedules, summaries and other materials in statistical and narrative form. Establish and maintain various data collection, record keeping, tracking, filing and reporting systems. Understand, interpret and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality in maintaining critical and sensitive information, records and reports. Exercise initiative, ingenuity, independent analysis and judgment in solving administrative, managerial and technical problems. Operate a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related peripheral equipment and software applications. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. ABILITY TO: Work primarily in a standard office setting with some travel to different sites and locations. Work extended hours including evenings and weekends. Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time. Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist. Lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight. Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard. Verbally communicate to exchange information. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be : Experience: Three years of full-time experience performing duties related to health information management. Supervisory experience is highly desired. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management or related field ; a Master's Degree is desired. Preferred Certification: Certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) is preferred. Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MANAGEMENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forManagement ClassifiedEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7512/Benefits-Summary---Management-Classified-Employees THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 09, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position Under administrative direction, the Assistant Deputy Director of Behavioral Health - Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) manages, supervises, and coordinates the substance use disorders programs within the Behavioral Health Division of the Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA), including prevention services, adult outpatient treatment, and court-treatment programs, the wide range and continuum of care under the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS), and services provided by a network of contracted providers under a managed care plan. Supports the internal and external coordination of Behavioral Health services as part of an integrated HHSA and part of the broader department. Provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Deputy Director of HHSA - Behavioral Health and, as a high-level leadership role, is aligned with the mission, vision, and goals of HHSA. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line until 5:00 P.M. on SEPTEMBER 30, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental questions for the week of October 3, 2022. Subject matter experts will review and score responses to the supplemental questions for those applicants who pass the minimum qualifications screening. Only the most qualified from the scoring of supplemental questions will be invited to the Oral Panel Interviews. 3. The most qualified candidates will be invited to the Oral Panel Interviews, which is tentatively scheduled for the week of October 17, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the scoring of the supplemental questions and Oral Panel Interviews will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Human Resources reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Assume management responsibility for assigned services and activities of Substance Use Disorders Services within Behavioral Health, including prevention services, adult outpatient treatment, court-treatment programs, and the full range of internally and externally provided DMC-ODS services. Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; recommend and administer policies and procedures. Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommend, within departmental policy. Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for assigned staff; assign work activities, projects, and programs; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems. Select, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures. Review state regulations concerning new program mandates and ensure regulatory compliance for those assigned areas within the DMC-ODS managed care plan. Facilitate planning to implement and oversee programs that are administratively approved; facilitate the implementation of new program structures coordinating both fiscal and program involvement; develop and implement program policies and procedures. Develop program potentials and coordinate timelines to implement; develop program evaluation components; write program components for mandated state plans; coordinate, supervise, and assign staff in providing program evaluation plans, performance outcomes, and services. Manage services and programs addressing needs, problems, regulations, and program requirements with department management staff and state and local agencies; initiate and review procedures to ensure the coordination of services within and between program components, other divisions, and other agencies; coordinate the programs, services, and operations with other divisions, county agencies, and community groups; provide consultation on complex service program matters. Be available and responsive to the community members being served; respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints. Receive and review reports on program operations including qualitative evaluations of service; conduct on-site visits to monitor program activities. Negotiate, develop, evaluate, and monitor contracts for services; determine effectiveness of service being delivered. Assist in the development of a community network of contractors, clients, and family members. Assist in the development and implementation of managed care. Serve as the liaison for Substance Use Disorders with other programs, divisions, departments, and outside agencies; negotiate and resolve sensitive and controversial issues. Serve as staff on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; represent the division and speak at state and local meetings and functions regarding program operations and services programs provided by the division; provide coordination and information for advisory boards. Provide responsible staff assistance to the Deputy Director of HHSA - Behavioral Health; conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommend modifications to assigned programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate. Serve as a member and integral part of leadership team within the Behavioral Health Division of HHSA; provide advice and assistance to the Deputy Director of HHSA - Behavioral Health, and other Agency managers. Assume oversight responsibility for Substance Use Disorders Services record preparation, conduct of studies, comprehensive report preparation, preparation of grant applications, and preparation of various departmental correspondences. Attend and participate in professional group meetings; maintain awareness of new trends and developments in the field of alcohol and drug services; incorporate new developments as appropriate. Stay abreast of current trends in legislation; evaluate and interpret legislation and regulations that impact the department; keep informed of federal and state plans that may potentially affect the division and make recommendations to management to accommodate these changes. Provides media management services as necessary. Act as managerial point person in disaster response. Provide the HHSA’s Quality Management Division with pertinent information relating to outcome/quality/risk measures for assigned services and activities. Perform related duties as required. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a substance use disorders service area. Principles, practices, and procedures of health services program planning, development, implementation, administration, and coordination. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Principles and techniques of fiscal management and budgetary control. Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Grant sources; grant funding methodology and requirements; grant administration principles and practices. Alcohol, drug abuse, mental health, and welfare program components, service systems, and treatment methods. Principles and practices used in interventions, treatment planning, and other related core competencies. Current developments in the field of psychiatry, child welfare services, community mental health services, adult protective services, and health care administration. Principles and applications of social work, clinical psychology, and various rehabilitative and medical services. Legislative process and current developments related to alcohol and drug services programs. Communication and conflict resolution principles and techniques. Public information principles and practices. Contract administration principles and practices. Inter-governmental relationships and regulations affecting health and human service program delivery. Principles and practices of working in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environments. Social and economic problems affecting health and human services programs. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including those relating to alcohol and drug service programs. SKILL TO: Oversee and participate in the management of a comprehensive substance use disorders services Agency service area within HHSA. Oversee, direct, and coordinate the work of lower-level staff. Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff. Participate in the development and administration of division/program area goals, objectives, and procedures. Prepare and administer large program budgets. Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports. Develop, coordinate, and operate service programs. Prepare clear and concise correspondence, contracts, proposals, and reports. Coordinate substance use disorders services with other programs and services within the Agency, County departments, and with outside organizations, agencies, and facilities. Coordinate and integrate program components in a cohesive and effective service delivery system. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques. Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations. Develop and update division and department rules, regulations, and policies to ensure compliance with governmental codes, laws, rules, and regulations. Operate a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related peripheral equipment and software applications. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. ABILITY TO: Work primarily in a standard office setting with some travel to different sites and locations. Work extended hours including evenings and weekends. Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time. Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist. Lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight. Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard. Verbally communicate to exchange information. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION A combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience: Six years of increasingly responsible professional program experience in a human services, mental health, social service, or drug and alcohol/substance use disorder program including four years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in health, human services, social work, clinical psychology, or a related field. An advanced degree is desirable. License or Certificate*: Possession of a valid driver’s license. Possession of licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Clinical Psychologist is desirable. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Loss of the required State license may result in termination or reassignment. ADA ACCOMMODATIONS Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Non-Classified - Other Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 08, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley, Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants, and world-class resorts, is home to over 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, and cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small-town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa, we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity, and Innovation. The Position This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year. The Watershed and Flood Control Resources Specialist is a mid-level professional position that assists the Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District with the implementation of watershed and flood control project operations and programs. The successful candidate will oversee the Countywide stream maintenance program and support ongoing Napa River and tributary restoration projects design, permitting, construction, and long-term monitoring and maintenance. The Recruitment Process This recruitment is being extended to Friday, October 7, 2022. 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, October 7, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of October 10 , 2022 . 3. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of October 17 , 2022. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 4. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of October 24, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Oversee the District's mitigation and monitoring program for the natural resources associated with the Napa Flood Control project; generate and apply geospatial information as required in support of the Flood Control District's Watershed Maintenance and Flood Control Project Operation, Maintenance & Monitoring Programs; oversee contractors performing field projects to maintain and enhance natural resources, wildlife and vegetation, and terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems such as erosion control, invasive weed and fire management, species monitoring and habitat restoration programs; conduct periodic inspections, general field and survey work, which may involve fisheries, wildlife, botanical, or wetland resources in support of meeting Flood Control Project environmental mitigation objectives; utilize the District's software programs (e.g., WIMS, ARCMap, Access) to assist with the implementation, maintenance and documentation of a comprehensive natural resource maintenance and management program; and, prepare required environmental documentation including environmental impact reports, environmental assessments, initial studies, negative declarations, notices of exemption and special studies such as biological survey reports, location hydraulic studies, botanical, wetland, air quality, traffic and noise studies. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Geographic systems hardware, software, and applications Safety equipment and practices include the proper operation and minor maintenance of hand tools and measuring devices used in monitoring and mitigation. Principles and practices of the development and implementation of geographic information systems, including the production of digitized and hard-copy maps and statistical data. Resource management and the interrelationships of various disciplines clearly portray ecological relationships in order to facilitate the planning, design, coordination, and implementation of integrated geospatial information systems. Principles, practices, and methods of botany, natural resources management, and soil science. Techniques for monitoring and evaluating vegetation, habitat types, erosion, and other watershed parameters. Principles, practices, and applications of uplands and wetlands protection and mitigation, soil science, botany, forestry, wildlife management, ecology, and related biological and physical science as applied to habitat restoration, maintenance, and enhancement. Principles and techniques of effective supervision and training. Equipment, materials, techniques, and methods used in the construction and maintenance of riverbanks, streams, tributaries, and watersheds. Research and statistical methodologies to conduct studies. Project management and cost estimation techniques. Methods and techniques of technical, administrative, and financial report preparation and presentation. Project management and cost estimation techniques. Methods and techniques of technical, administrative, and financial report preparation and presentation. SKILL TO: Determine work priorities and coordinate materials and equipment. Participate in programs such as erosion control, exotic plant and animal control, fire prevention and prescribed burn management, re-vegetation, wildland disease, and insect control, pesticide use and integrated pest management, and fresh water and marine habitat improvement. Collect, analyze, and evaluate biological and natural resource data and make effective recommendations. Interpret and apply laws, codes, regulations, and procedures. Maintain accurate records and files. Planned, organize, prioritize, and coordinated projects and operations of a field services division. Analyze field situations accurately, make recommendations for appropriate action and when necessary, take action. Provide lead supervision of a field crew and/or contractors and consultants by planning, scheduling, and prioritizing work. Interpret and apply laws, codes, regulations, and procedures. Control budget expenditures. Communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and comprehensive correspondence, field notes, inspection records, and reports. Schedule and organize workload; adjust to changes and meet specific deadlines; work independently with only occasional supervision. Establish cooperative working relationships with staff, other departments, other agencies, the private sector, and the public. Effectively representing the department and the County in meetings with various public and private organizations, property and business owners, developers, and others. ABILITY TO: Work in environments where the incumbent may be exposed to dust and pollen, poisonous and stinging plants, and loud noises. Using standard office supplies and equipment such as a keyboard and telephone. Work out in the field in inclement weather when needed or when responding to emergency situations. Operate hand tools needed to perform field studies. Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Complete fieldwork in various terrains. Work in an indoor and outdoor setting with some travel to different sites and locations. Work extended hours including evenings and weekends. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience: Four years of experience in the field of watershed management, environmental restoration, and/or natural resources management. Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in biology, natural sciences, resource management, environmental sciences, or another related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA ACCOMMODATION Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact the County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 10/7/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Sep 03, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position The Public Health Nutritionist is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing nutrition and food service programs for individuals, families and groups through nutritional assessment and program implementation and to provide technical, education and advisory services on nutrition to health department staff, community agencies, individuals and organizations. RECRUITMENT PROCESS 1. Applications will be accepted on-line on a continuous basis until the current vacancy is filled. For first consideration, please submit your application by Friday, September 16, 2022. 2. Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and license requirements. Those who meet the minimum requirements will have their supplemental questions scored. 3. The most qualified group will be invited to the Oral Panel Interview (date to be announced). The most qualified from the Oral Panel Interviews will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Human Resources reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Plan, develop and implement nutrition and food service programs for individuals, families and groups through nutritional assessment and program implementation. Provide technical, educational and advisory services on nutrition to health department staff, community agencies, individuals and organizations. Counsel individuals and families having particular health care needs on proper nutrition and special dietary considerations; perform individual and family nutritional assessments and develop individualized care plans; plan and certify menus to meet meal pattern requirements of WIC program participants. Provides assistance to paraprofessional and support staff in identifying and evaluation nutritional need of individuals and families; provides support and direction in the planning, development and provision of nutrition and health education. Collect and evaluate dietary, biochemical, medical and anthropometric data related to the determination of nutritional conditions; plan and conduct studies to obtain data relating to nutritional risk, dietary patterns, food needs and their relationship with health and disease. Educate the public concerning the prevention of chronic and debilitating nutritional related diseases and the treatment and rehabilitation of individuals. Evaluate the jail and juvenile hall menus for nutritional adequacy according to specific nutrition guidelines on an annual basis. Prepare, review and revise informational material and disseminate such to increase awareness of nutrition, diet and special services offered by the department. Cooperate with other agencies in the formulation of nutrition programs involving professional or community groups. Keep informed on recent nutrition research; interpret to professional and lay groups it's applications to the public health program; attend meetings and/or conferences. Serve as an informational resource and liaison on matters related to nutrition to public health agencies and the community. Screen and monitor clients at high risk; complete appropriate plan for their care and provide appropriate follow-up; manage continuing nutrition caseload. Appraise, recommend and select educational methods, materials and demonstration equipment for teaching normal and therapeutic nutrition. Conduct nutritional outreach programs. Assist in the operation of the WIC program or other nutritional programs; may act on behalf of the WIC Coordinator/Nutrition Supervisor as assigned. Assist in orienting and training new staff, including overseeing training requirements for certification as WIC Nutrition Assistants. Maintain a variety of records; prepare reports and correspondence. Perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles, techniques and practices in the field of nutrition and dietetics. Dietary requirements of various age, sex and occupational groups, prenatal and postpartum women, infants, children, teens and others with specialized food requirements. Methods and skills used in training others in the principles of nutrition and the manner in which the principles are applied to various phases of public health programs. Meal planning and food preparation within financial constraints. Nutritional value of foods including various ethnic specialties. Nutritional assessment techniques. Analytical and statistical research methods used in nutritional investigation and dietary studies. Contemporary sociological and economic considerations pertinent to community health and nutrition. ABILITY TO: Apply methods and techniques used in nutrition investigation and dietary studies. Accurately assess nutritional needs and make recommendations consistent with sound nutritional practice and clients' ability to implement given finances, dietary practice and family preferences. Plan, organize and conduct training programs on nutrition and nutrition related topics. Write informational materials explaining technical concepts and practices in understandable terms. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other professionals, staff and community. Prepare clear and concise reports. Analyze situations accurately and take effective action. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Maintain confidentiality of information. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, other departments and agencies, the privates sector and the public. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION : To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is: Experience: Preferred one year of professional experience in community nutrition. (A Master's degree in Public Health which included community nutrition exposure may be substituted for the required experience.) Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in nutritional sciences, community nutrition, clinical nutrition, dietetics, public health nutrition, or home economics with emphasis in nutrition and completion of a dietetic internship or traineeship approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. License or Certificate: Current certification as a Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with the Commission on Dietetic Registration or eligibility for registration. Must obtain RD/RDN certification with the Commission on Dietetic Registration within 12 months of hire as a condition of passing probation. Possession of a valid California Driver's license. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Special Qualifications: Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in English and preferably Spanish. Work primarily in a standard office setting with some travel to different sites and locations. Stoop, bend, kneel, reach and twist as needed to complete daily assignments. Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard. Lift light boxes and equipment. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County CA, California, United States
Aug 30, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position This position is located in Self Sufficiency Services Division in Health and Human Services Division. Under direct supervision, employees in this class determine the eligibility of applicants and recipients for public assistance programs through interactive interviewing and fact gathering; maintain current knowledge of program regulations and procedures necessary for program caseload administration; initiate and process casework; identify needs and make appropriate referrals for health, social and/or employment services; and perform related work as required. There are currently several Full-Time Eligibility Specialists I/II vacancies in the Self Sufficiency Division of the Health and Human Services Agency. This list may be used to fill current and future Eligibility Specialists I/II vacancies for up to twelve months. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply, as some vacancies may have a bilingual Spanish requirement. This position will be filled at the I or II, depending on the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies demonstrated throughout the exam process. SALARY: Eligibility Specialist I: $25.22 - $29.97 Hourly $2,017.60 - $2,397.60 Biweekly $4,371.47 - $5,194.80 Monthly $52,457.60 - $62,337.60 Annually Eligibility Specialist II: $28.63 - $34.04 Hourly $2,290.40 - $2,723.20 Biweekly $4,962.53 - $5,900.27 Monthly $59,550.40 - $70,803.20 Annually The Recruitment Process: (PLEASE NOTE: The original filing date for applications was 9/12/22 at 5:00 PM but has been changed to Continuous/Open Until Filled.) 1. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the current vacancies are filled. 2. Application review for minimum qualifications and oral panel interviews will be conducted on a regular basis. The dates for Oral Panel Interviews will be provided with advanced notice. 3. Only the most qualified candidates based on the minimum qualifications, will be invited to Departmental Oral Board Panel Interviews. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Perform interactive interviews to elicit eligibility information, obtain and/or verify financial, employment, tax and personal demographic information and determine eligibility for public assistance programs and services. Analyze financial and eligibility information to determine initial or continuing eligibility for multiple aid programs. Explain regulations, rules, and policies to clients and apprise them of their rights, responsibilities and eligibility for participation in various public assistance programs and services. Ensure accuracy and completion of application and declaration forms. Resolve discrepancies by securing documentation, medical records and confirmation from other agencies. Enter and retrieve numerical and narrative data and issues benefits from an automated computer system. Determine the level of benefits to which the client is entitled by making complex computations and/or computer entries and analyzing the results. Review and interpret information provided on a variety of forms both by the client and third parties to assist with eligibility determination. Evaluate clients for and answers questions on Advanced Payment Tax Credits (APTC) related to health care reform. Explain a variety of plan options, costs and individual plan features through Covered California. Monitor on-going eligibility by obtaining periodic updated information of eligibility factors and take appropriate actions on changes. Determine need for additional services and makes referrals as needed for employment and other services to outside agencies to assist clients toward self-sufficiency and directs clients accordingly. Organize and prioritize caseloads so that necessary case records and documents are processed and updated within specific time limits established by regulation and local policy. Enter and maintain case records, including written narratives, forms and computer documents in a clear and readable format. Troubleshoot tasks and/or case issues to determine appropriate resolution of problems, involving Help Desk, as needed. Communicate both orally and in writing with clients and others related to the initial and ongoing eligibility determination while maintaining confidentiality. Respond to questions and complaints of clients in person, by telephone, mail and/or email communication. Provide pertinent forms and pamphlets to clients as required. Identify suspected fraud and makes referrals for investigation. Make referrals to social service workers as needed. Participate in special projects, studies, work assignments and committees. Prepare correspondence and reports. Perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including telephones, calculators, copiers, facsimile, computers and other related peripheral equipment such as printers and scanners. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment and includes continuous contact with staff and the public. Work may involve stressful situations and include dealing with erratic and sometimes threatening behavior. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: General goals and purpose of public social services programs. Laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing eligibility for diverse public assistance programs and related case administrative techniques. Methods and techniques of conducting an investigative interview and information gathering. Computer terminology and computer keyboard arrangement. Modern office practices, methods, and procedures. Record keeping practices and procedures. Principles of mathematical calculations. Intricacies of health insurance plans, medical health plan options and associated terminology. Regulations and rules regarding household filing status related to the Affordable Care Act. Cultural and human behavior, including knowledge of self, to interact effectively with clients and staff. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar. Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project and task coordination. Computers and software programs (e.g., Microsoft software applications) to conduct research, assess information and/or prepare documentation. ABILITY TO: Apply the policies, procedures, and programs of the County Health and Human Services Agency. Apply the laws, rules, and regulations governing eligibility and grant determination for public assistance programs and the case administration of these programs. Identify available resources, and communicate with others to obtain and verify information concerning eligibility. Use fact finding techniques and perform in-depth and interactive interviewing. Determine appropriate course of action in emergency situations. Make referrals to appropriate agencies and social service programs. Detect and evaluate potential fraudulent situations. Analyze and interpret written, numerical and verbal data from various sources. Utilize multiple electronic information, social services systems and analyze and interpret such information. Enter and maintain data accurately and timely into a computerized system. Navigate through computer screens and effectively use computer systems, software applications and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks. Identify when computer output is incorrect and make corrections. Process cases manually as required. Plan and organize caseload to ensure work is completed in accordance with regulations relating to eligibility and timeliness. Function effectively in a system with strict deadlines and constant changes. Read, understand, apply and explain complicated and detailed correspondence and reports, regulations and policy directives. Perform a variety of mathematical computations accurately and rapidly. Prepare, clear, concise and accurate records and reports. Explain complex rules and programs so they can be understood by people of diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Gather, record and correctly evaluate tax filing data, income and additional necessary information required for the determination of eligibility for one or more programs. Explain health insurance plan options and plan details available to clients through the Affordable Care Act. Review a variety of tax documents to obtain needed household filing information. Explain health care reform tax credit implications to clients. Refer clients to other community services as needed. Assess and manage difficult and hostile persons or situations; or call for intervention when appropriate. Interact with people in a courteous manner in person, on the telephone, by mail or email. Work in a fast-paced, professional office environment and prioritize a wide range of duties with varying time requirements to ensure timely completion. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the public and staff. Follow written and oral directions and instructions. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Required minimum qualifications: Eligibility Specialist I Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. OR Four (4) years of full-time experience performing clerical duties. Experience must include substantial public contact with clients and basic interviewing for the purpose of gathering information and explaining policies or clarifying information needed. OR Two (2) years of experience with responsibility for one or more of the following: determining eligibility for loans, financial assistance, unemployment, veterans benefits, or publicly or privately financed health counseling and/or social services programs. Eligibility Specialist II One (1) year of experience performing duties of the Eligibility Specialist I classification. License or Certificate: * *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Language Proficiency: Some positions may require bilingual skills. Background Investigation: Incumbents for some positions in this class will be required to pass a background investigation in accordance with applicable law, regulation and or policy. ADA ACCOMMODATION Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: Continuous