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.

 

 

 

36 job(s) at Napa County

Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jan 28, 2023
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 150,000 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. 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 1,500 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 We appreciate your interest in a Correctional Officer I/II position with Napa County. We strongly recommend that you familiarize yourself with the Napa County Corrections Department. Information can be found here: https://www.countyofnapa.org/251/About-Us . Because the County jail is a 24-hour, 7-day-per-week operation, employees are called upon to work day and night shifts as well as weekends and holidays. Newly hired Correctional Officers may also qualify for*: Signing Bonus of $5,000 Vacation Leave Bank of 80 hours upon successful completion of the probationary period (lateral transfers from other agencies only) Student Loan Forgiveness * - Conditions apply based on a version of the Hiring and Promotional Incentive Pilot Program Policy in effect on the hire date. Salary Information: Correctional Officers also receive a 5% Detention Services Premium in addition to the salary listed below. Correctional Officer I: $38.33 - $45.64 Hourly $3,066.40 - $3,651.20 Biweekly $6,643.87 - $7,910.93 Monthly $79,726.40 - $94,931.20 Annually Correctional Officer II: $41.78 - $49.82 Hourly $3,342.40 - $3,985.60 Biweekly $7,241.87 - $8,635.47 Monthly $86,902.40 - $103,625.60 Annually Napa County is recruiting to establish an Eligibility List for the position of Correctional Officer I/II - Male and Correctional Officer I/II - Female. Under California Code of Regulations Title 15, gender is a bona fide occupational qualification for the position of Correctional Officer. The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time, part-time, and limited-term vacancies as they occur. Correctional Officer I is a trainee position. Employees hired into this job classification will work initially under close supervision, learning the procedures, practices, techniques, and methods of custody, control, and counseling of inmates. Employees working at this level will receive training in all areas of operations, settings, and assignments. They will be working with a broad range of people in various detention settings and assignments. NOTE: When choosing to apply, please be aware that if you have taken the Correctional Officer I/II written examination with Napa County and passed within the past year (12 months from the last date you tested), you are not eligible to apply. You must allow 12 months to elapse from the last written exam you took and passed in order to be eligible. Napa County does not accept test scores from outside agencies. The Recruitment Process (please note that the following dates are tentative and could change): Only the most qualified candidates, based on the minimum qualifications, certifications, supplemental questions, and written exam results, will be invited to Departmental Oral Board Panel Interviews. 1. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis. The first review of applications will be Friday, February 24, 2023. 2. When notified by email, sign-up for the mandatory Corrections Department Information Session, which will occur tentatively during the week of March 06, 2023. The Information Sessions will tentatively be held during the week of March 13, 2023. The Information Session must be attended in person unless you are an out-of-state or out-of-area (200 miles or more from Napa, CA). In order to be placed on the eligibility list for Correctional Officer I/II, you must pass the pre-background check (which will be completed at the Information Session or via email if out of the area or out of state), written examination, and the oral panel interview. 3. Candidates who advance to the next step in recruitment will sign-up to take the written exam tentatively during the week of March 20, 2023. The Correctional Officer written exam will be administered tentatively during the week of April 10, 2023. Candidates will be notified if they meet the minimum qualifications to participate in the written examination and will be provided detailed information regarding exam scheduling procedures at a later time. A valid picture ID will be required for admittance into the information orientation and written examination session(s). 4. An Oral Panel Interview will be scheduled at a later date for those candidates who pass the written examination, tentatively scheduled for the week of May 08, 2023. Human Resources reserves the right to cancel or make changes, additions, and/or deletions to the examination dates and/or times as the need occurs and/or depending on the number of applications received. 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 responsibility for the discipline, control, security and safety of inmates on an assigned shift; screen and classify inmates regarding health, mental health, pre-trial release, custody housing, crisis intervention and correctional programming; supervise the security and conduct of various housing areas/day rooms during group meetings, meals, bathing, at recreation, during visitations, institutional activities and on work assignments; counsel inmates individually and in group settings within the correctional facility; process inmates admitted to the correctional facility; receive inventory, package and label personal property of inmates during booking process; maintain an accurate record-keeping system for personal property in accordance with established guidelines assigning alphabetical and/or numerical identification codes; return personal property to inmates upon discharge; issue or supervise the issuance of clothing and supplies to inmates; maintain clear and concise records related to inmates and job assignments; prepare written reports on inmates; search inmates' mail, cells and other areas for contraband and/or security and safety problems; confer with supervisors or other officers regarding behavioral and other inmate problems; communicate problems within the facility to supervisory and management staff; manage the cleanliness of the facility and equipment; assist in the maintenance of the facility and equipment; prepare reports as they relate to the detention facility. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: English language usage, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Correct vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation to prepare understandable written documents. Attitudes and behavior patterns of persons in custody and the factors underlying criminal behavior. Basic record keeping. SKILL TO: Interpret and enforce institutional rules, regulations, and policies with firmness, tact, and impartiality. Analyze situations accurately and thoroughly in order to determine and implement effective, appropriate courses of action. Effectively work with inmates in a variety of assignments and custodial settings. Promote acceptable attitudes and behavior of inmates. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, the public, other departments, and outside agencies. Communicate information in a clear and concise written form. Communicate orally in English in an effective, understandable manner. Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and comprehensive records and reports. Follow both oral and written instructions to complete daily assignments. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers and supervisors. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Deal with people in stressful situations. Follow oral instructions to complete daily assignments. Follow written instructions to complete daily assignments. ABILITY TO: Consistently walk up and down stairs. Lift and carry up to a 10-pound utility belt. Run during an emergency. Lift and/or drag up to 165 pounds. Stand for a long period of time. Sit for long periods of time while working at a computer and looking at security monitors. Special Qualifications : Candidates are required to: successfully pass the course requirements for the possession of a valid P.C. 832 Certificate (Arrest and Detention). Pass a comprehensive background investigation. Pass a pre-employment physical examination which includes a hearing analysis. Pass a pre-employment psychological examination. Pass a polygraph examination. Complete mandated 240 hours of Standards and Training for Corrections program requirements. Willingness to work on call. 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: None required. Some institutional work experience is highly desired. Education: Must have a High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED). Equivalent to two years of college with coursework in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, corrections, and/or behavioral sciences is highly desired. Must be 21 years of age. Must be a United States citizen. Special Qualifications: Mandated Standards and Training for Corrections program requirements must be completed before permanent status may be granted. Persons employed in this class must be willing to work odd irregular and/or rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends. 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. 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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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:
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jan 27, 2023
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: integrity, accountability, and service. The Position This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time Limited Term vacancy. It is anticipated that this assignment will last through June 30, 2024. 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 position of Mapping Technician is in the Assessor Division of the Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk Department. The incumbent in this class performs the preparation and maintenance of assessment rolls. In addition, this position is responsible for analyzing deeds, changes of ownership, and performing mapping tasks such as creating assessor parcel maps, reviewing filed maps for sufficiency, accepting and indexing such maps, and reproducing such maps for the public. This class is distinguished from the Title Technician by the performance of the mapping functions on a regular and continuing basis. The position will use ArcGis Pro technology. Experience with programs such as ArcGIS Pro, ArcMap, AutoCad, or other such mapping applications is essential. The Recruitment Process 1. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Friday, February 10, 2023. 2. Review and rating of supplemental questions by subject matter experts are tentatively scheduled for the week of February 13, 2023 . 3. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of February 27, 2023 . Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to the oral panel interview. Human Resources reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and or 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. Perform highly responsible assessment and mapping work in the Assessor Division of the Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk Department. Perform skilled work involved in the preparation and maintenance of maps for assessment purposes. Assist the public in understanding and researching documents and maps related to property size, ownership, location, and description. Operate mapping computer software to produce maps in an electronic environment. Revise or update maps for parcel splits or combinations when indicated. Update maps to reflect amendments to Local Agency Formation Committee (LAFCO) and special district boundaries as well as annexations. Review maps for sufficiency and accept maps for filing by the Recorder-County Clerk Division. Analyze and evaluate deeds; code the deeds to indicate a need for reassessment or other action. Make property transfers from deeds, and check deeds for property descriptions, titles, and ownership. Review grant deeds if property description is correct; interpret and tie legal description to assessor’s parcel maps. Use a personal computer with computerized mapping, word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs. Keep records and prepare reports. Perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE OF: Procedures in analyzing deeds and changes of ownership. State revenue and taxation laws govern the preparation of assessment rolls. Research methods for recorded and filed documents and maps related to property ownership, size, location, and description. Modern office methods, equipment, and procedures. Terminology, principles, techniques, and equipment used in map drafting work. Computer-aided mapping methods and practices and the ability to apply them. Assessment laws are related to the preparation of assessment maps, property descriptions, and ownership records. Laws governing the filing of maps for record and procedures for reviewing maps for sufficiency for filing. Basic operations and automatic applications of an integrated property system. SKILL TO: Analyze and make workflow decisions processing deeds and changes of ownership. Read and interpret property deeds, abstracts and maps; understand and apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations. Make arithmetical calculations with speed and accuracy. Find and explain recorded documents and filed maps related to property ownership, size, location and description. Understand and perform automated property tax assessment functions. Accurately prepare and maintain assessor’s parcel maps in a computer environment applying proper mapping standards. Analyze situations accurately and take effective action. ABILITY TO: Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with persons contacted during the course of work. Operate a computer for the purpose of entering and retrieving information. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 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, skills, and abilities. A desirable combination is: Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience performing duties similar to those found in a County Assessor’s office, including exposure to map drafting methods and techniques used for assessment roll preparation. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by specialized, technical training in real property assessment and mapping applications. License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, 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 ACCOMMODATIONS 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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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: 2/10/2023 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jan 25, 2023
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 recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy in the Auditor-Controller'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. An incumbent in this class series is expected to be qualified in accounting and/or auditing procedures. Incumbents prepare, monitor, and audit federal and state grant financial activities to ensure compliance with applicable rules, regulations, and accounting procedures as part of its overall grant management for operational departments and external agencies. The Grant Compliance Auditor classification series is flexibly staffed, with the Principal Grant Compliance Auditor being the highest level in the series. The department may choose to fill this vacancy at any level within the series, based upon the qualifications of the applicant pool. SALARY: Grant Compliance Auditor $40.82 - $48.63 Hourly $3,265.60 - $3,890.40 Biweekly $7,075.47 - $8,429.20 Monthly $84,905.60 - $101,150.40 Annually This is the entry-level classification in the professional Grant Compliance Auditor series assigned to the grant compliance team in the Auditor-Controller's Office. This class is distinguished from the Senior Grant Compliance Auditor by the greater application of knowledge and increased level of independence required by the latter. Supervision is provided by management staff. No supervision is exercised over others. Senior Grant Compliance Auditor $44.60 - $53.20 Hourly $3,568.00 - $4,256.00 Biweekly $7,730.67 - $9,221.33 Monthly $92,768.00 - $110,656.00 Annually This is the journey level classification in the professional Grant Compliance Auditor series assigned to the grant compliance team in the Auditor-Controller's Office. This classification operates with a high degree of independence and assists the Principal Grant Compliance Auditor as part of the grant compliance team in the Auditor-Controller's office. This class is distinguished from the Grant Compliance Auditor in that there is a greater application of knowledge and increased level of independence required for this level. It is further distinguished from the Principal Grant Compliance Auditor in that the latter is considered the advanced working level in the series and the lead for the grant compliance team. General supervision is provided by higher level management staff. May serve as a functional lead. No supervision is exercised over others. Principal Grant Compliance Auditor $49.92 - $59.72 Hourly $3,993.60 - $4,777.60 Biweekly $8,652.80 - $10,351.47 Monthly $103,833.60 - $124,217.60 Annually This is the advanced working level classification in the professional Grant Compliance Auditor series assigned to the grant compliance team in the Auditor-Controller's Office. This classification operates with a high degree of independence and latitude and provides functional direction on the activities of the grant compliance team in the Auditor-Controller's office. This class is distinguished from the Senior Grant Compliance Auditor classification in that the Principal Grant Compliance Auditor serves in a lead capacity over the grant compliance team in addition to performing complex grant compliance auditor duties. General direction is provided by the Auditor-Controller or designee. Responsibilities include informal direction over assigned staff in the grant compliance team. The Recruitment Process 1. Applications will be accepted on-line until the current vacancy is filled, with the first review the week of February 13, 2023. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of February 13, 2023. 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 held on a flow basis, starting the week of February 27, 2023. 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. Human Resources reserves the right to make changes, additions or deletions to the examination dates/processes. 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. Grant Compliance Auditor Assist operating departments in preparing grant applications, submitting reports, maintaining records and responding to any audit or information requests from granting agencies; assist Special Districts for which the Auditor-Controller Department provides accounting services, in preparing grant applications, submitting reports, maintaining records and responding to any audit or information requests from granting agencies; review grants' requirements, paying special attention to those areas where the grantor's administrative procedures are different than the County's; assist in establishing accounting processes for grants; set up proper reporting requirements as defined by the grant; reconcile financial transactions for grants to ensure they are recorded accurately, including annual receivables and payables at the end of each fiscal year; assist departments with close out of grants and establish after-grant document processes; follow up with departments to ensure all post-grant reports are submitted on time and accurately; review reporting and claiming of expenditures for adherence to State and Federal guidelines; participate in monthly or quarterly meetings with departments to review progress of grants; participate in on-site management reviews by the grantor agency during the grant term; review advances and disbursements no less than annually to determine interest earned and required to be remitted back to granting agency; record and track capital assets purchased through grant funds as required by the grant agreement; assist with the development and maintenance of the County's financial software system for grant tracking; review and maintain grant management policies and procedures; recommend improvements for implementation of best practices in grant monitoring; assist with the quarterly reporting to the Auditor-Controller outlining all grant activity such as applications, awards, closeouts and audit findings; assist with presentations to the County Board of Supervisors on county-wide grant audits and reports as requested by the Auditor-Controller; conduct special studies as requested; perform related duties as required. Senior Grant Compliance Auditor Provide technical assistance and support to operating departments in preparing grant applications, submitting reports, maintaining records and responding to any audit or information requests from granting agencies; provide technical assistance and support to Special Districts for which the Auditor-Controller Department provides accounting services, in preparing grant applications, submitting reports, maintaining records and responding to any audit or information requests from granting agencies; ensure compliance with grant requirements, paying special attention to those areas where the grantor's administrative procedures are different than the County's; assist to ensure accounting process for each grant is established and set up accurately for proper reporting requirements as defined by the grant; reconcile all financial transactions for each grant to ensure they are recorded accurately, including annual receivables and payables at the end of each fiscal year; participate in Internal Audit meetings and assist Internal Auditors as requested by the Internal Audit Manager or Auditor-Controller; assist departments with close out of grants and establish after-grant document processes; follow up with departments to ensure all post-grant reports are submitted on time and accurately; ensure all reporting and claiming of expenditures follow all State and Federal guidelines; assist with the coordination of monthly or quarterly meetings with departments to review progress of each grant; assist with the coordination of on-site management reviews by the grantor agency during the grant term; assist with the development and maintenance of the County's financial software system for grant tracking, ensuring the software is up to date, including testing upgrades and provide training as necessary; review advances and disbursements no less than annually to determine interest earned and required to be remitted back to granting agency; ensure proper recording and tracking of capital assets purchased through grant funds as required by the grant agreement; assist with the development and maintenance of a County-wide master file of all grant award documents; assist with the development, recommendation and maintenance of grant management policies and procedures; recommend improvements to the Principal for implementation of best practices in grant monitoring; assist with the coordination of grant compliance teams with operating departments; assist with establishing meeting schedules and expectations of each member of the team; assist with the quarterly reporting to the Auditor-Controller outlining all grant activity such as applications, awards, closeouts and audit findings; assist with presentations to the County Board of Supervisors on county-wide grant audits and reports as requested by the Auditor-Controller; serve as a functional lead and assist in the training of entry level staff as assigned; conduct special studies and perform related duties as requested. As assigned and overseen by the Principal Grant Compliance Auditor, may perform: Review of all reports, requests for reimbursements and similar documents prepared by departments and Special Districts before submittal to the granting agency. For Special Districts, these items may be prepared internally by grant compliance auditor team; monitoring of grant expenditures and receipt of revenues to ensure compliance with grant agreement; preparation of the annual Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards for Single Audit; supporting duties to State, Federal and Independent Auditor for grant compliance audits; perform related duties as required. Principal Grant Compliance Auditor Lead and oversee the work of the grant compliance team; coordinate grant compliance team with operating departments and establish meeting schedules and expectations of each member of the team; develop, recommend and maintain grant management policies and procedures with approval from Auditor-Controller; provide technical assistance and support to operating departments in preparing grant applications, submitting reports, maintaining records and responding to any audit or information requests from granting agencies; provide technical assistance and support to Special Districts for which the Auditor-Controller provides accounting services, in preparing grant applications, submitting reports, maintaining records and responding to any audit or information requests from granting agencies; ensure an accounting process for each grant is established and set up accurately for proper reporting requirements as defined by the grant; reconcile all financial transactions for each grant to ensure they are recorded accurately, including annual receivables and payables at the end of each fiscal year; monitor grant activity against the submitted budget within the award, provide assistance to operating departments if awards require an adjustment or modification; review all reports, requests for reimbursements and similar documents prepared by departments and Special Districts before submittal to the granting agency. For Special Districts, these items may be prepared internally by the grant compliance auditor team; monitor grant expenditures and receipt of revenues to ensure compliance with grant agreement; prepare the annual Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards for Single Audit; provide support to State, Federal and Independent Auditor for grant compliance audits; ensure all reporting and claiming of expenditures follow all State and Federal guidelines; ensure proper recording and tracking of capital assets purchased through grant funds as required by the grant agreement; coordinate monthly or quarterly meetings with departments to review progress of each grant; coordinate on-site management reviews by the grantor agency during the grant term; provide support, as primary contact, to any State, Federal and Independent Auditor for grant compliance audits; develop and maintain County-wide master file of all grant award documents; assist departments with close out of grants and establish after-grant document processes; follow up with departments to ensure all post-grant reports are submitted on time and accurately; review advances and disbursements no less than annually to determine interest earned and required to be remitted back to granting agency; develop and maintain the County's financial software system for grant tracking, ensuring the software is up to date, including testing upgrades and providing training as necessary; recommend improvements to the Auditor-Controller for implementation of best practices in grant monitoring; ensure compliance with grant requirements, paying special attention to those areas where the grantor's administrative procedures are different than the County's; provide a quarterly report to the Auditor-Controller outlining all grant activity such as applications, awards, closeouts and audit findings; present to the County Board of Supervisors on county-wide grant audits and reports as requested by the Auditor-Controller; participate in Internal Audit meetings and assist Internal Auditors as requested by the Internal Audit Manager or Auditor-Controller; perform related duties as required. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS Grant Compliance Auditor KNOWLEDGE OF: Working knowledge of accounting and auditing theory, principles, and practices, and their application to accounting, auditing and fiscal transactions. Working knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and regulations governing the operation of a local governmental agency, a special district, and other government agencies. Government Accounting Standards Board and Financial Accounting Standards Board accounting principles. Automated financial systems, and electronic data processing procedures, methods and equipment, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word. ABILITY TO: Perform professional accounting and auditing work, and make appropriate and effective recommendations. Analyze and evaluate accounting and auditing problems, and develop appropriate data in the preparation of reports and statements. Apply legal and procedural regulations pertinent to governmental accounting and fiscal operations. Research and problem solve both independently and within a team. Communicate financial issues effectively verbally and in written form to County employees, Federal and State auditors, and granting agencies. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Prepare and present clear, concise and complete reports. Perform detailed work accurately and efficiently. Operate modern technology and accounting systems and office equipment. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Senior Grant Compliance Auditor KNOWLEDGE OF: Accounting and auditing theory, principles, and practices, and their application to a wide variety of accounting, auditing and fiscal transactions. Government Accounting Standards Board and Financial Accounting Standards Board accounting principles. Laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to the fiscal operation of County departments, special districts, and other government agencies. Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Automated financial systems, and electronic data processing procedures, methods and equipment, including high proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word. ABILITY TO: Perform complex professional accounting and auditing work, and make appropriate and effective recommendations. Perform complex analysis and computations of financial data and develop logical conclusions. Interpret and apply legal and procedural regulations pertinent to governmental accounting and fiscal operations. Research and problem solve both independently and within a team. Collaborate with a team of other professionals in a positive manner to efficiently perform tasks with accurate and timely results. Communicate complex financial issues effectively, both verbally and in writing, to County employees, Federal and State auditors, and granting agencies. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Prepare and present clear, concise and complete reports. Perform detailed work accurately and efficiently. Operate modern technology, accounting systems and office equipment. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Principal Grant Compliance Auditor KNOWLEDGE OF: Accounting and auditing theory, principles, and practices, and their application to a wide variety of accounting, auditing and fiscal transactions. Government Accounting Standards Board and Financial Accounting Standards Board accounting principles. Laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to the fiscal operation of County departments, special districts, and other government agencies. Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Automated financial systems, and electronic data processing procedures, methods and equipment, including high proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word. ABILITY TO: Perform complex professional accounting and auditing work, and make appropriate and effective recommendations. Perform complex analysis and computations of financial data and develop logical conclusions. Interpret and apply legal and procedural regulations pertinent to governmental accounting and fiscal operations. Research and problem solve both independently and within a team. Lead a team of other professionals in a positive and collaborative manner to efficiently perform tasks with accurate and timely results. Communicate complex financial issues effectively, both verbally and in writing to County employees, Federal and State auditors, and granting agencies. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Prepare and present clear, concise and complete reports. Perform detailed work accurately and efficiently. Operate modern technology, accounting systems and office equipment. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 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: Grant Compliance Auditor Experience: Two years of professional level accounting and/or auditing experience. Government or not-for-profit experience preferred. Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or a closely related field (must have completed at least 15 units of college level accounting courses). Continuing Education: Persons in this class are required by the United States General Accounting Office to complete 80 hours of relevant continuing education, including 24 hours in governmental accounting, every two years. License or Certificate: Possession of a Certified Public Accountant Certificate shall be considered equivalent to the above education, and can substitute for two years of the experience listed above on a year-for-year basis. A position assigned to this class may require possession of a valid California Driver's License. Senior Grant Compliance Auditor Experience: Three years of professional experience performing high level accounting, auditing or State and Federal grant management, including at least 40 hours of continuing education related to current accounting regulations within the past two years. Government or not-for-profit experience preferred. Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or a closely related field (must have completed at least 15 units of college level accounting courses). Evidence of current continuing education: 80 hours of relevant continuing professional education units (CPE) within the last 24 months. Continuing Education: Persons in this class are required by the United States General Accounting Office to complete 80 hours of relevant continuing education, including 24 hours in governmental accounting, every two years. License or Certificate: Possession of a Certified Public Accountant certificate shall be considered equivalent to the above education, and can substitute for two years of the experience listed above on a year-for-year basis. A position assigned to this class may require possession of a valid California Driver's License. Principal Grant Compliance Auditor Experience: Five years accounting and/or auditing experience performing as a team project lead over two or more subordinates. Current knowledge and experience in State and Federal Grant regulations required. Government or not-for-profit experience preferred. Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or a closely related field (must have completed at least 15 units of college level accounting courses). Evidence of current continuing education: 80 hours of relevant continuing professional education units (CPE) within the last 24 months. Continuing Education: Persons in this class are required by the United States General Accounting Office to complete 80 hours of relevant continuing education, including 24 hours in governmental accounting, every two years. License or Certificate: Must possess an active Certified Public Accountant certificate at time of hire, or obtain a CPA certificate within two years of hire. A position assigned to this class may require possession of a valid California Driver's License. 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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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
Jan 24, 2023
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 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. There is currently one (1) regular full-time vacancy. The department may choose to fill the vacancy at the II or III level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate pool. The ideal candidate will be a person of integrity while possessing a passion for justice, a love of mercy, and an attitude of humility. Attorney II: An Attorney II is the journey level classification of this flexibly staffed job series and will handle the moderately complex criminal cases. SALARY: $60.79 - $72.95 Hourly $4,863.20 - $5,836.00 Biweekly $10,536.93 - $12,644.67 Monthly $126,443.20 - $151,736.00 Annually Attorney III: The Attorney III will handle the more difficult and complex assignments. SALARY: $72.61 - $87.24 Hourly $5,808.80 - $6,979.20 Biweekly $12,585.73 - $15,121.60 Monthly $151,028.80 - $181,459.20 Annually The Recruitment Process 1. Applications will be accepted online until 5:00 PM on FEBRUARY 3, 2023. 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 February 6, 2023. 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 February 20, 2023. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligible 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: Attorney II Two years of criminal law, or one year in a District Attorney's Office or Public Defender's Office as an Attorney I equivalent in Napa County. Attorney III Three years of criminal prosecution experience or one year Attorney II experience in a District Attorney's Office equivalent to that in Napa County. 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; and 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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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: 2/3/2023 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jan 24, 2023
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 recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time Administrative Support Technician vacancy in the Auditor-Controller'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. Incumbents in this classification are entitled to receive $300 per month confidential premium pay. This confidential class p erform a variety of specialized support services in such areas as general administration, fiscal management, legislative programs and data processing; conduct a variety of special projects involving research, data collection and analysis, and prepare and maintain reports. The Recruitment Process 1. Applications be accepted online until 5:00 PM on FEBRUARY 10, 2023. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of February 13, 2023. 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 for the week of February 27, 2023. 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 Perform a variety of specialized technical support and coordination services in assigned office in such areas as general administration, fiscal management, legislative programs and data processing; p erform research and data collection for a variety of special projects and/or surveys; prepare and maintain reports on assigned projects; p erform technical work involved in the review and analysis of routine administrative and budgetary requests including the preparation of data and compiling of supporting documentation for budget development; m onitor budget expenditures of assigned units; r eview data, reports, studies, grants, contracts and proposals and identify preliminary impact on present Departmental operations; d iscuss programs, projects, or specialized assigned activities with appropriate County and State personnel as needed to complete assignment; r ecommend new uses for available resources that increase the efficiency of the administrative work in assigned office; d evelop computerized spreadsheets and customize to meet requester's informational needs; p articipate in and attend meetings of various committees and organizations as required; g enerate and maintain clear, concise, and comprehensive records, reports, and correspondence for a variety of fiscal activities, purchases, budgeting expenditures, and claims for payment; p repare purchase orders for departmental office supplies, materials and equipment; p rovide assistance in responding to general questions from staff, other County personnel, or the general public; p erform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: General principles and practices relating to budgetary preparation, administration and accounting principles. Departmental organization, programs, policies and procedures. Computer equipment, Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and automated financial software. Research and report preparation including preparation and review of statistical information. Principles and techniques of automated information entry, storage, and retrieval. Principles and techniques of automated and departmental records management systems. Purchasing procedures. Advanced clerical techniques and skills. ABILITY TO: Independently make decisions. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Understand and apply ordinances and federal, state, local legislation policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and make recommendations for modification or change of current operational processes and procedures. Effectively utilize computer programs to prepare and present a variety of documents including but not limited to professional correspondence, reports, charts, graphs, budgetary and financial data, statistical information and various media presentations. Understand the organization of County government and the functions of assigned department. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, other departments and agencies, the private sector and the public. Communicate professionally and effectively both orally and in writing. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Perform a variety of purchasing activities. Provide highly specialized administrative support to the Department Head and other management staff as assigned. Work cooperatively with other departments and with outside agencies. Work odd or unusual hours during emergency or disaster situations. 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: Minimum four years in a professional, administrative environment with progressive experience in an administrative support capacity performing many of the duties described above. Education: Equivalent of completion of the twelfth grade. Two years of college level education preferred. 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 accommodations during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact Napa County Human Resources at 707-253-4303. CONFIDENTIAL 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. CONFIDENTIAL - $300.00 per month confidential pay ($150.00 paid twice monthly). The County contributes a proportionate amount of this pay for employees in less than full-time positions. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information for Confidential Employees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/25880/Benefits-Summary---Confidential-Employees 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: 2/10/2023 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County CA, California, United States
Jan 13, 2023
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 Staff Services Manager (Clinic Manager) is assigned to the Health and Human Services Agency/Behavioral Health Medications Clinic. This position oversees all County medication clinic clinical staff, including psychiatric nurses and medical secretary. This position also works closely with the contracted provider for medication services, medical physicians on-site, and the Medical Director. Duties include but not limited to: providing staff oversight; acting as liaison on behalf of nursing staff with Medication Clinic contracted staff, other HHSA divisions, state agencies and community-based organizations; assisting in designing policies and procedures necessary to improve programs or implement new regulations; compiling and reviewing data related to the program or service delivery regarding efficacy; monitoring deliverables of existing contracts and subsequent writing and processing of future RFPs; coordinating with Full-Service Partnership eligible individuals/units serving as an active liaison with supervisors in the coordination and management of clients; obtaining, identifying, and managing data to direct services by promoting service connection and efficacy of services; and providing report and submission of data to administration, State, MHSA and its stakeholders, and community-based organizations. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line until 5:00 P.M. on FEBRUARY 3, 2023. 2. Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of February 6, 2023. Only the most qualified from the review of supplemental questions will participate in an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of February 20, 2023. 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 eligibility list created from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future full-time, part-time, and limited term vacancies that may occur over the next 12 months. Human Resources reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process or 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. Manage the staff services functions, services, and activities for the department; plan, manage, supervise, and perform such staff services functions as budget processing, fiscal reporting, personnel administration, central office services activities, contract administration, information systems management, facilities management, and/or state/federal revenue accounting; manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned areas; recommend and administer policies and procedures; consult with the department head and other management staff in the formation of major administrative policies; monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommend appropriate service and staffing levels; 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; participate in the selection, training, motivation, and evaluation of assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; interview and consult with departmental managers, employees, and other related staff on staff services activities; analyze and recommend systems for office operations and records management; analyze and recommend data processing programs and systems; prepare and revise manuals and procedures; oversee and participate in the development and administration of assigned budget(s); participate in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; ensure that expenditures and cost estimates are adequately documented and monitored throughout the area; review and approve expenditures; implement adjustments; oversee and direct the financial goals, objectives, and budget needs for assigned area; prepare, collate, review, and analyze budget data for assigned areas; oversee financial plans and accounting practices for assigned areas; develop and implement fiscal policies and procedures to improve the fiscal effectiveness of assigned areas; provide responsible staff assistance to assigned staff; conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; gather, tabulate, and analyze data; summarize and analyze issues and provide recommendations on strategies to resolve these issues; recommend modifications to functional areas, policies, and procedures as appropriate; prepare correspondence and special administrative reports; review, analyze and interpret proposed legislation and advises management on the potential impact; review leases and contractual agreements for services and establish controls over such documents to assure compliance; coordinate office equipment and services with departmental staff and relevant vendors; develop and submit necessary documentation to the County Executive Officer's Office and Board of Supervisors on all items requiring Board action; serve as the liaison for the assigned program with other programs, divisions, departments, and outside agencies; represent the assigned area in various state and local meetings; negotiate and resolve sensitive and controversial issues; coordinate assigned program activities with those of other County departments and outside agencies; provide information and statistical data to the state and public agencies; ensure all claims to federal and state agencies are timely and accurate; ensure accountability and adherence to appropriate regulations and accounting procedures; interpret and disseminate federal, state, and County fiscal policies and directives to staff; attend and participate in professional group meetings; maintain awareness of new trends and developments in fields related to public administration; incorporate new developments as appropriate; respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; perform related duties as required. Typical Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE OF: Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned program areas. Principles and practices of public administration. County government functions specifically related to program area. Principles and practices of program development and administration. Business principles and practices for the program area. Project management techniques and principles. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Finance and accounting systems including government finance and budgeting procedures. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs related to area of assignment. Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Principles and practices of contract negotiation, preparation, administration, and monitoring. Principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis. Techniques and formulae for administrative, financial and comparative analyses. Methods and techniques of technical, administrative, and financial report preparation and presentation. Recent developments, research methods, current literature, and sources of information related to assigned programs and service areas. Terminology used in area of assignment. Principles of business letter writing. 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, and databases. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. SKILL TO: Oversee and participate in the management of a comprehensive staff services program that includes a series of interrelated projects or functional areas of significant depth and complexity. Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate assigned staff services programs. 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. Conduct administrative and financial analyses and develop effective recommendations. Collect, evaluate and interpret varied information and data. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Participate in the preparation and administration of budgets. Provide consultation to departmental managers on operational 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. Oversee and participate in the development and administration of program goals, objectives and procedures. Research, negotiate, manage, and monitor contracts and agreements. Understand the organization and operation of the County, assigned program, and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Understand, interpret, and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Identify and respond to community and organizational issues, concerns, and needs. Coordinate multiple projects and meet critical deadlines; organize and prioritize timelines and project schedules in an effective and timely manner. Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person. 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. 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 experience in a staff services function performing duties involving administration, management, personnel, fiscal analysis, staff development, or data processing including two years of related project management, administrative, and supervisory responsibility. Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, accounting, local government, systems analysis, personnel, or a related field. License or Certificate: * A position assigned to this class may require possession of a valid driver's license. Possession of a valid license issued by the State of California as a Clinical Social Worker; Clinical Psychologist, Registered Nurse; or Marriage and Family Therapist is highly 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. 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/25879/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: 2/3/2023 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jan 06, 2023
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 County Executive Office is currently seeking a team-oriented, local government professional to join our team in the County Executive Office. This position is at-will and serves at the pleasure of the County Executive Officer. The County Executive Office works a Monday - Friday schedule. About the County Executive Office: The County Executive Officer is the County's chief administrative officer, responsible to the Board of Supervisors for overseeing the day-to-day management and coordination of the county operations. The County Executive Office provides overall leadership, administrative direction, and budget management and coordinates the work of all County offices and departments, both elected and appointed, ensuring efficient and effective services and positive outcomes. The Management Analyst I, II, Senior series is managed by the Deputy County Executive Officers and works as part of a team to support the County Executive Officer in the departmental liaison role, budget analysis and preparation, legislative and policy analysis, day-to-day operations, and special Countywide projects. The County Executive Office emphasizes a collaborative leadership approach and positive work environment and seeks individuals who possess exceptional interpersonal skills along with the ability to maintain a calm, fair and impartial demeanor in their work with County departments and the general public. The Management Analyst (Legislative and Policy) position administers and coordinates the County’s legislative advocacy program, governmental affairs and initiatives related to civic engagement; manages and monitors legislative policy and initiatives, lobbies for policies to promote Federal, State, and County program planning and management, and revenue allocation for increased benefit to the County; performs comprehensive internal policy and other administrative analysis duties to provide highly responsible staff support within the County Executive Office and complex administrative support to the County Executive Officer and Board of Supervisors. The County Executive Office may choose to proceed with the selection process at the level I or II, based upon the qualifications of the applicant pool. Management Analyst I $42.85 - $51.93 Hourly $3,428.00 - $4,154.40 Biweekly $7,427.33 - $9,001.20 Monthly $89,128.00 - $108,014.40 Annually This is the trainee and first working level in the series. As such, this position works under general supervision. Incumbents in this class are initially assigned work of a well-defined and limited nature, receiving close supervision while performing tasks of moderate difficulty. All findings and recommendations are subject to final review and approval. As experience is acquired, assignments become more difficult and are performed more independently and responsibilities may correspondingly increase to the Management Analyst II level. However, incumbents may remain at the Management Analyst I level, depending on the scope and level of difficulty of assigned duties and responsibilities, and the operational needs of the department. This classification is designated as an "at will" classification. Management Analyst II $49.50 - $60.02 Hourly $3,960.00 - $4,801.60 Biweekly $8,580.00 - $10,403.47 Monthly $102,960.00 - $124,841.60 Annually This is the experienced journey level class. Incumbents work under limited supervision and are assigned tasks of greater complexity, sensitivity, and latitude than that of the Management Analyst I. As experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities are acquired and utilized, the degree and complexity of duties and responsibilities may correspondingly increase to the Senior Management Analyst level. However, incumbents may remain at the Management Analyst II level, depending on the scope and level of difficulty of assigned duties and responsibilities, and the operational needs of the department. This classification is designated as an "at will" classification. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS 1. Applications will be accepted on-line until the current vacancy is filled, with the first review the week of January 23, 2023. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of January 23, 2023. 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 held on a flow basis, starting the week of February 6, 2023. 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. Performs a full range of complex, responsible, and varied professional, analytical, programmatic, management, policy, and/or other administrative analysis duties in providing highly responsible staff support within the County Executive Office; develops, presents, and implements plans, programs, and recommendations for the Board of Supervisors, County Executive Officer, County departments, advisory committees and commissions as well as agencies independent of the County; and provides staff support to upper level management in the County Executive's Office. Manages assigned services and activities related to legislative, governmental, interagency, and civic engagement efforts. Consults with the Board of Supervisors and County staff regarding relevant County-wide policy issues; participates in the development and evaluation of legislation necessary to support these policies; monitors current and proposed federal, state, and local legislation for potential impact on County services and operations and develops the County’s response to response, or implementation of, legislation of passed ballot initiatives. Collaborates with the Board of Supervisors, the County Executive Officer, and County Counsel to develop and communicate the County’s needs and interest to state and federal legislators. Collects and analyzes information, evaluates related issues, determines consequences of proposed actions and alternatives, and makes recommendations to the County Executive Officer and the Board of Supervisors in support of County needs and interests. Acts as the County liaison with other government and public agencies, non-profit organizations, community groups, businesses, and organizations; anticipate problems, propose solutions, and resolve sensitive intergovernmental and legislative issues. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of public administration. Organization, services, operations, functions and administrative structure of public agencies, including the role of an elected Board; legal mandates of County government. Organization, function, and problems of county government. Government, council, and legislative processes. Principles and practices of program development and administration. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs related to area of assignment. Principles and practices of contract negotiation, preparation, and monitoring. Principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis. Techniques and formulae for administrative, financial and comparative analyses. Methods and techniques of effective technical, administrative, and financial record keeping, report preparation, and presentation. Recent developments, research methods, current literature, and sources of information related to assigned programs and service areas. Terminology used in area of assignment. Principles of business letter writing. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Principles and techniques of supervision and training. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. SKILL TO: Perform the full range of complex and difficult professional analytical, programmatic and administrative duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate assigned programs, projects, events, or technical area. Oversee and participate in the development and administration of program goals, objectives, and procedures. Lead diverse task forces and workgroups to reach desired goals. Analyze administrative problems, budgets, programs, systems, and procedures to develop effective and comprehensive solutions. Conduct thorough administrative and financial analyses and develop effective recommendations. Collect, evaluate and interpret varied information and data. Research, analyze, and formulate recommendations, work plans, and activities regarding planning, technical, and administrative issues. Analyze complex problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Develop policy statements and monitor implementation. 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. Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate assigned programs, projects, events, or technical area. Oversee and participate in the development and administration of program goals, objectives and procedures. Research, negotiate, manage, and monitor contracts and agreements. Understand the organization and operation of the County, assigned program, and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Understand, interpret, and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Identify and respond to community and organizational issues, concerns, and needs. Coordinate multiple projects and meet critical deadlines; organize and prioritize timelines and project schedules in an effective and timely manner. Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person. Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality in maintaining critical and sensitive information, records, and reports. Exercise initiative, ingenuity, independent analysis and judgment in solving difficult and complex administrative, managerial and technical problems. Make oral and written presentations to the Board of Supervisors, County Executive Officer, commissions and committees or other groups. Make presentations and effectively represent the Board of Supervisors, County Executive Officer, and the County before community groups and the public. 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, if warranted. 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 of 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: Management Analyst I Experience: At least one year of professional level legislative, policy, and/or administrative experience is desirable. Education: A Master's degree is desirable in public policy, public administration, business administration, economics or a related field that includes a curriculum of economics, statistics, public finance, political science, and policy analysis. Management Analyst II Experience: Two years of responsible experience performing legislative analysis and administrative, analytical, policy or program work requiring interpretation of information including at least two years at a management level comparable to a Management Analyst I. Education: A Master's degree is desirable in public policy, public administration, business administration, economics or a related field that includes a curriculum of economics, statistics, public finance, political science, and policy analysis. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid driver's license. 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. Non-Classified - Other Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jan 05, 2023
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 Planning, Building, and Environmental Services are currently seeking to fill one (1) full-time position. The list established by this recruitment will be used to fill current and future full-time, part-time, limited-term , and extra-help positions. To perform a variety of responsible professional duties in the field of current and advanced land use planning, groundwater planning, and sustainability planning ; to prepare, process, and present environmental analysis reports, research findings, and agenda items; disseminate information to the public and provide assistance to the public and developers on complex matters; and, as assigned, perform business process analysis and oversee interdepartmental permitting coordination and ensure the efficiency of the Department's permit information tracking systems. The Planner is a flexibly staffed job series performing a full range of professional activities within the Planning, Building, and Environmental Services Department. Planners may be assigned to the Planning, Code Compliance, Water Resources, and Sustainability Divisions or disciplines within the Department. The difference in Planner levels depends on the complexity of the assignments and the degree of independent judgment and responsibility required. The Planner II is the journey level of the series and works under general supervision while performing difficult, varied and complex professional planning assignments. As experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities are acquired and increased proficiency consistently demonstrated, an incumbent may be promoted to a Planner III when there is an associated need. The Planner III is the advanced journey-level class in the professional planning series. This class is distinguished from the Planner II level by the successful completion, on a regular and continuing basis, of the more complex planning assignments. This position is expected to perform the full range of planning duties with a significant degree of independent judgment and responsibility. Positions assigned to this class may also apply specialized and advanced level knowledge, skills, and abilities in the area to which they are assigned and may serve as a lead worker to lower-level planning staff. The Recruitment Process 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 01, 203. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications, and supplemental responses will be scored by subject matter experts the week of February 6, 2023. 3. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of February 27, 2023. 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. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: (In addition to the duties assigned to Planner II): Prepares draft ordinances and Department policies. Prepares reports and policy recommendations. Provides lead supervision for other planning staff, which may include assigning, scheduling, and prioritizing work, as well as providing training to less experienced staff. Serves as the subject matter resource for Departmental personnel regarding policy, procedures, and processes. Represents the Department as needed at meetings, commissions, committees, boards, and public hearings. Completes complex assignments, either individually or as a member of a team. Coordinates and facilitates public meetings related to specific projects as well as countywide planning issues and community policy development. Provides technical information and policy interpretation regarding zoning ordinances, legislation, and County regulations to the public, contractors, and other County staff. Performs related duties as assigned. A Planner III assigned to the Planning Division may perform the following duties: Prepares findings and recommendations for action on petitions for zoning changes and specific and/or general plan amendments. Conducts research, compiles, and analyzes potential project environmental/ecological and economic aspects of varying degrees of complexity; prepares and/or coordinates the preparation of Negative Declarations (ND), Mitigated Negative Declarations (MND), or Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs). Recommends alternate enforcement actions to complex zoning compliance issues. Reviews and identifies the impact of proposed zoning ordinances and resolutions. A Planner III assigned to Sustainability may perform the following duties: Develop, prepare, negotiate, and monitor grants; ensure compliance with grant stipulations and funding agency reporting requirements. Serves as subject matter expert for County departments, Board of Supervisors, external stakeholders, community groups, and the general public. Develops and manages contracts for consultant support services related to marketing, community outreach, and technical support. Manages the development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of BayREN, Green Business, and sustainability programs/projects. Develops written reports and recommendations for BayREN, regional agencies, and others. Serves as staff and/or a representative of the County on boards, committees, and community groups. Manages programs and projects related to sustainability. A Planner III assigned to Water Resources may perform the following duties: Assists Natural Resources Conservation Manager with the oversight of the Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) and associated watershed monitoring. Assists with ongoing improvements related to groundwater and watershed resources by assisting with data collection activities of other departments, divisions, agencies, and outside consultants to inform and guide the implementation of recommended Projects and Management Actions (PMAs) identified in the Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) and to support required annual reporting to the State and the public. Assists with natural resources communication, outreach, and engagement efforts. Assists in the implementation of the Groundwater Sustainability Plan. Prepares Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for consulting services and program implementation to provide cost-effective solutions, program resources, and services. Reviews proposals and assists with the recommendation of selection of consultants. Develops and administers contracts for professional services in a public agency setting. Seeks out relevant grant opportunities and prepares, submits, and administers grant applications, including the development of budgets and schedules, monitoring of grant funds, and development of invoices and reports to granting agencies as required. Monitors and evaluates the performance of contractors and consultants. Provide oversight and contract management for technical consulting staff to ensure the overall quality of work products. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the qualifications for Planner II: KNOWLEDGE OF: Planner III - Planning Division General principles, practices, and theories of land use planning, general plan development, zoning ordinance development, local regulations, and code compliance and monitoring mechanisms. Procedural requirements of the California State Planning Act, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), California Subdivision Map Act, and other state and federal regulations that are directly related to rural and urban planning. Principles of leadership, supervision, and employee training. Planner III - Sustainability Principles, practices, trends, and technical information in the areas of energy efficiency and decarbonization. California Climate policy. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Planner III - Natural Resources/Groundwater Principles and practices of water resources, groundwater and natural resources conservation, management, planning, and related environmental policies. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to water and natural resources conservation, management, and planning, including the California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA,) and SB 552. SKILL TO: Manage numerous projects simultaneously to meet multiple deadlines. Plan workloads, schedule assignments, prioritize tasks, and assign projects, train other employees. Demonstrated ability to work independently, meet deliverables and deadlines, and juggle competing priorities. Planner III - Planning Division Analyze potential environmental impacts; prepare necessary documents required for a complex or large development or research projects, general plan amendments, and zoning and ordinance revisions. Coordinate consolidated efforts with other County departments and land use agencies to ensure soil erosion, water supply, sensitive habitats/resources, historical preserves, and the public interest are represented when large, complex, or controversial developmental plans are reviewed, approved, and implemented. Prepare amendments to General Plan, specific plans, or required elements thereof for assigned complex projects which are difficult or high priority. Planner III - Sustainability Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals at all levels, including those from government, business, private and non-profit agencies, community groups, and the public. Translate technical topics for professionals and elected officials and communicate across multiple disciplines. Research and develop grant applications and other project funding solutions. Research and analyze information/data to formulate findings and recommendations. Interpret laws, regulations, and data. Track and monitor compliance with pertinent mandates, laws, codes, rules, regulations, and agreements. Planner III - Water Resources Assist with the management of a natural resources and groundwater conservation and management programs. Track appropriate annual and five-year milestones in the Groundwater Sustainability Plan to achieve and maintain groundwater sustainability. ABILITY TO: Work independently with a minimum of supervision. 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 professional experience in the planning, natural resources, water resources, sustainability/energy field, or related fields. (A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.) Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in urban, regional, land use or environmental planning, environmental policy, environmental science, hydrogeology, or related field. License or Certificate* Possession of a valid California Driver's License. Member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) preferred for land use planning positions but not 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 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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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: 2/1/2023 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Dec 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 Please review the Brochure: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/26459/Broadband-Project-Manager---Information-Systems-Specialist-II---Communications Under the general supervision of the Napa County Executive Office (CEO), and in coordination with the Napa County Broadband Team (Team), the Broadband Project Manager is responsible for expanding and enhancing broadband infrastructure and services in Napa County. Core responsibilities for this unique position include: Managing all pre-planning efforts of consultants and community stakeholders to ensure deployment and completion of the Napa County backhaul/middle mile extensions and last mile infrastructure broadband development projects (Project). Coordinating with public and private sector stakeholders, including service providers, locally and regionally on strategies, initiatives, activities, and actions to enhance and expand broadband deployment and adoption to meet local, state, and federal overarching broadband goals. Coordinating with the Team and the County’s broadband technology consultants to identify and pursue available government funding opportunities, and other sources of funding, to support broadband development initiatives and working with service provider stakeholders to obtain such funding. In coordination with the CEO and Team, managing all project-related tasks, which include advocating for broadband-related legislation and programs, participating in State and federal broadband proceedings, responding to calls and emails from residents and businesses asking for assistance in identifying short-term and long-term broadband solutions, and coordinating community engagement and stakeholder meetings. Telework Availability - Teleworking is not permitted during the first six (6) months of employment and/or during the first six (6) months of a probationary period. 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 Ideal Candidate: Our ideal candidate will have the skill/ability to: Provide hands-on and detail-oriented management/leadership. Think creatively and critically. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with stakeholders, government personnel, funder personnel, and the public. Design, budget development, administration, and fiscal reporting for projects. Prepare project scopes, status reports, schedules, budgets, completion summaries, and tracking of assets, expenditures, and compliance with federal and state requirements. Perform research and report functions, write reports and prepare documentation for evaluation by management staff, present reports, and effectively communicate technical information in writing and verbally to a wide variety of audiences. Perform analytical work including reports and special projects, identify and interpret technical information, and observe, and solve operationally and/or construction issues. Work in various working environments including an office, in the field, and travel throughout the County and to State offices. Our ideal candidate will have knowledge of: Current and future trends related to broadband systems, infrastructure, and services. Local, State, and national telecommunication service providers. Laws, ordinances, standards, and regulations about the duties of the position. Broadband-related construction design and project management for technical construction projects. Broadband adoption activities, which include access and digital literacy projects, and digital inclusion partners. State and Federal broadband grant programs, and State and Federal legislative processes. Telework Availability -Teleworking is not permitted during the first six (6) months of employment and/or during the first six (6) months of a probationary period. 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 online continuously. 2. Subject Matter Experts will review responses to supplemental questions continuously. The most qualified candidates from the scoring of supplemental questions will be invited to an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews will be scheduled continuously by the hiring department. Only the most qualified candidates from 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, additions, or deletions to the examination dates/processes. Example of Duties The following duties are also 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. Example of Duties Specific to this Position: Managing and coordinating the Project by: Supporting local and regional stakeholders through the coordination of, and consultation on, specific strategies and actions for meeting Project requirements. Ensuring completion of a market analysis focused on residents and businesses that will be served by the Project by working with the selected broadband market analysis consultant/contractor. Ensuring detailed construction design of the Project by coordinating the efforts of the selected broadband contractor or service provider with private and public partners. Developing formal partnerships between the Team, County broadband consultant(s), and potential public and private partners, locally and regionally, to ensure successful completion of the Project. Ensuring necessary environmental impact studies are performed by selected environmental consultants/contractors along the Project route. Developing a business and operations plan by working with selected broadband contractors or service providers to ensure sustainable operation of the Project. Interacting with stakeholders to identify synergies for Project expansion. Interacting with all levels of government concerning opportunities to support Project initiatives. Serving as the primary contact of the Project for those seeking information about expanding their operations or entering the broadband marketplace in the County. Compiling and maintaining a database on broadband developments and initiatives that impact Project deployment and serving as a clearinghouse for stakeholders to obtain and disseminate such information. Identifying and pursuing opportunities related to funding, technological innovation, legislative and regulatory initiatives, and education and outreach programs by working with the California Department of Technology, the California Public Utilities Commission, and other pertinent federal, state, and local agencies. Providing regular updates to the Board of Supervisors and County Executive Officer on advancing broadband deployment in the County by meeting with the Team. Staying current on related laws and regulations that may impede broadband growth and adoption; providing recommendations to overcome impediments. Increasing broadband adoption in the County by assisting the CEO and the Team in spreading awareness of the benefits of broadband. Testing new technologies on a pilot or trial basis which are designed to provide high-capacity broadband service (100 Mbps symmetrical upload/download) to low-density areas to address both short-term and long-term broadband needs.. Resolving conflicts or addressing issues that arise between partners working on the deployment of Project initiatives. Assisting the County’s Legislative Subcommittee in advocating for broadband-related legislation platforms and programs. Reviewing best practices, new deployment opportunities, trends, and occurrences related to broadband deployment to advance the Board of Supervisors' goals and objectives. Acquiring and managing Project funding by: Developing proposals in conjunction with broadband consultants and public and private partners to obtain local, state, and federal funding, and as needed, secure loans, private foundation, and equity and matching funding. Communicating persuasively to potential funders, in a competitive funding environment, critical needs, supporting information, and benefits that will be achieved. Establishing and maintaining professional contacts and relationships with government funders. Conducting research to compile requirements with broadband consultants and stakeholders for successful grant applications. Maintaining a tracking system for identifying funding opportunities, which includes requirements, deadlines, and ensuing reporting requirements. Maintaining electronic files of grant awards, and reporting requirements, which includes correspondence, proposals, reports, spreadsheets, and meeting notes related to funding implementation and project completion. OTHER TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Project management fundamentals. The English language to provide, clear intra/interdepartmental oral communication. Proper grammar for clear intra/interdepartmental written documentation. Principles of effective customer service. SKILL TO: Realign priorities on an ongoing basis to meet changing needs. Communicate clearly in written and oral forms. ABILITY TO: Work independently to diagnose problems & research solutions. Use a personal computer as well as various computer software programs. Use repetitive hand motions while typing on a keyboard. Quickly learn the necessary skills to perform required job duties proficiently. Work well both independently and with the Team. 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, skills, and abilities. A desirable combination is: Experience: Two years of project management in a governmental or business operation. Experience with telecommunications and broadband technologies is highly desirable. Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with major course work in computer science, telecommunication, or a closely related field, and minor course work in public administration principles. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. License or Certificate*: A position 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. ADA ACCOMMODATIONS 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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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
Dec 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 Veterans' Preference Applicable for this Position and will be applied by the Napa County Sheriff's Office. We appreciate your interest in the profession of Deputy Sheriff. We strongly recommend that you find out as much as you can about the Napa County Sheriff's Department and law enforcement in general on the County's website Sheriff | Napa County, CA (countyofnapa.org) . You can also contact the Sheriff's Administrative Lieutenant at 707-253-4501 or sheriff-recruitment@countyofnapa.org for additional information. A Deputy Sheriff II is responsible for law enforcement, crime prevention, patrol of assigned areas and enforcement of State and Local laws. Deputy Sheriffs do not rotate into the jail. 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). Extra help employees are not eligible for promotional opportunities open to regular part-time and full-time employees. Recruitment Process: 1. Application review for minimum qualifications and oral panel interviews will be conducted on a periodic basis. The dates for Oral Panel Interviews will be provided with advanced notice. Agility testing may be required in the selection process. 2. Only the most qualified candidates based on the minimum qualifications, certifications and supplemental questions will be invited to Departmental Oral Board Panel Interviews. 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. The Deputy Sheriff has the responsibility of maintaining law and order within the County by performing law enforcement activities in a variety of assignments: patrol, investigations, court security and civil. Patrol: Patrol assigned areas; answer calls for protection of life and property and the enforcement of County and State laws; conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations of criminal incidents; direct traffic and detain drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; issue citations and make arrests as necessary. Investigations: Investigate major crimes against property and persons; conduct extensive follow-up investigation at the scene of crimes and accidents; gather evidence; conduct surveillance; locate and question witnesses; take statements from witnesses; present information to the District Attorney's office for filing of charges; appear in court as directed. Court Security: Maintain safety and security for all personnel in the courtroom; serve as bailiff in the courtroom; transfer inmates to and from the courts and correctional facilities; search individuals entering the courtroom when necessary; monitor all courtroom activities to anticipate any safety concerns; assist other courtroom personnel and jurors in ensuring smooth operation of the courtroom. Civil: Serve legal papers such as subpoenas, summons, complaints and writs of attachment, executions and restitution; serve warrants and make arrests; prepare, process and maintain necessary files, documents and reports; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints. Additional duties may include: Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court; serve warrants and subpoenas; file complaints; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints; prepare written detailed reports of all activities (e.g., on arrests, traffic violations, inmate conflicts, impounded property) and other situations; maintain departmental records and files; investigate accidents; conduct coroner's investigations and prepare reports; receive and investigate complaints of violations by or against juveniles; confer with juveniles and their parents; prepare citations for Juvenile Court; contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses; respond to mutual aid requests to assist other public jurisdictions; keep firearms and other equipment in good working condition; serve as range master at a pistol shooting range; attend meetings with civic groups; participate in and conduct public awareness/education programs at schools; maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public; may be assigned to special assignments such as boat patrol, narcotics, or canine patrol duty; answer inquiries over the telephone and at the counter; perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of law enforcement. Police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation and identification techniques. Criminal law and criminal procedure with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies. Rules of evidence pertaining to search and seizure and the preservation of evidence. Rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Department. Laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles. Interviewing and interrogation techniques. Pertinent laws, codes, regulations and statutes. Accepted procedures and methods of serving civil notices, especially those relating to the attachment and sale of property. Nature and purposes of documents such as writs of attachment, subpoenas, citations and other civil papers. Use and care of small firearms and other law enforcement equipment. SKILL TO: Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory. Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents and places. Secure information from witnesses and suspects. Make independent decisions while working in the field. Interpret and apply the law to field situations. Observe while conducting surveillance. Problem-solve crime situations. Explain the law to the public. Meet and maintain the departmental firearms qualifications standards. Prepare and make presentations related to law enforcement efforts in the community. Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action. Understand and follow written and oral directions. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Keep accurate records and write clear and comprehensive reports. ABILITY TO: Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees and the general public. Meet standards of adequate physical stature, endurance and agility. 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: One year of professional experience in law enforcement work. Further defined as continuous professional experience as a paid, full-time Peace Officer in California. Qualified Out-of-State Lateral Applicants are defined as lateral applicants who lack the CA POST Certificate. These laterals may apply, however proof of enrollment in the CA POST Basic Requalification Course must be submitted at time of application. Information on the Basic Course Waiver process is found in California POST website: http://www.post.ca.gov/. Education: Equivalent to completion of high school. Equivalent to completion of two years of college is highly desired. Certificate: Possession of a valid Basic Certificate issued by the California Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission. The Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training requires that each individual who has previously completed a POST-certified basic course, or has previously been deemed to have completed equivalent training, AND the individual has been awarded a POST certificate but has a three-year or longer break in service as a peace officer, must be retrained or complete the basic course waiver process (PAM Section D-11), unless such retraining or examination is waived by the Commission. Citizenship: Applicants must be United States citizens. License*: 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: Applicants must be 21 years of age. Persons employed in this class must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays and/or rotating shifts. 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. DEPUTY SHERIFF'S ASSOCIATION BENEFITS INFORMATION ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO- https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/25883/Benefits-Summary---Safety-Law-Enforcement-Employees Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County CA, California, United States
Nov 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: integrity, accountability, and service. The Position Senior Mental Health Workers provide professional clinical casework counseling and treatment services to mentally and emotionally disturbed persons and provide consultation, information, and education to community groups, agencies, and individuals on human services programs. There is currently one (1) regular full-time vacancy available in the Mental Health Division of the Health and Human Services Agency. The Mental Health Access Unit is the first point of contact for individuals trying to engage or re-engage in mental health services. A mental health clinician conducts a Comprehensive Mental Health Assessment to determine if the individual qualifies for mental health services, and refers individuals to appropriate treatment and/or community resources. The Access Unit provides assessment services to children, adolescents, transitional age youth, adults and older adults seeking mental health services for the first time or returning to services . Role of the Senior Mental Health Worker in the Access Unit: Provide case management and rehabilitation services to individual and families who have already received a comprehensive assessment from Access and are waiting to be connected to county services.Complete initial Client Financial Reviews (CFR) and annual CFRs for current clients.Screen adults either over the phone or in person to determine if they should receive a MH assessment at Napa County Mental Health or be referred to other community resources.Help outreach and engage individuals that are having difficulty accessing our services.DOCUMENTATION: Responsible for the maintenance of a complete and accurate client record, including both clinical and administrative documentation. Knowledge/competence using electronic health record and databases. Complete documentation in accordance with timeliness, and agency policies, Medi-Cal regulations, and compliance standards. The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be used to fill regular full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to twelve (12) months. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line on a continuous basis until the current vacancy is filled. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental questions on a continuous basis. 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 on a continuous basis. 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 Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide clinical casework services to clients and their families. Conduct individual and group therapy in the various Mental Health programs. Conduct intake interviews with new clients to obtain data relative to the client's personal, social, and emotional history. Prepare case histories, participates in diagnostic studies and develops treatment plans. Cooperate with other staff members and with community agencies in carrying out treatment plans. Interpret and explain to clients, relatives, and community groups the social and emotional factors pertaining to illness in order to provide a better understanding of the social aspects of environmental, emotional and physical problems. May provide clinical guidance to other staff members through consultation; interpret modern methods of alleviating emotional and behavioral problems. Maintain contacts with agencies and community groups dealing with social, emotional, and social, emotional, and health problems. May provide lead supervision for other staff, which may include assigning, scheduling and prioritizing work; may provide training to less experienced staff; may assist in the performance of assigned staff. Prepare case records and reports, and a variety of correspondence. Perform related duties as required. 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: Two years of counseling experience in a mental health program including at least one year of case management. Education: Equivalent to completion of four years of college with major course work in psychology, sociology, or closely related field. (Additional qualifying experience can substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis). 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. Possession of a valid California driver's license may be required for some assignments. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: A person employed in this class must be willing to work irregular hours and holidays and weekends as needed. SPECIAL PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: An objective and empathetic understanding of the mentally and emotionally disturbed, tolerance, tact, and emotional stability. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents in this classification may work after hours, evenings, and/or weekends, as required. Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. 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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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
Nov 19, 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, 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 An eligibility list is being established to fill current and future extra help vacancies for this position. This is a seasonal position. Generally, seasons run from February/March through September/October. We have an immediate need for the 2023 season. Opportunity to return for subsequent seasons may be available and is dependent upon program needs. The Agricultural & Standards Service Worker I/II - Extra Help will assist the staff by performing a variety of assigned support tasks related to inspections, violations, and report writing. This position requires punctuality and strong continuous attendance. Schedule flexibility during the season is minimal. Telework Availability - Teleworking is not permitted during the first six (6) months of employment and/or during the first six (6) months of a probationary period. 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. Hourly Rate: Agricultural and Standards Service Worker I $28.90 Agricultural and Standards Service Worker II $31.15 RECRUITMENT PROCESS 1. Applications will be accepted online on a continuous basis. 2. Subject Matter Experts will review responses from the supplemental questions on a continuous basis. The most qualified candidates from the scoring of supplemental questions will be invited to an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews will be scheduled on a continuous basis by the hiring department. Only the most qualified candidates from 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 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. Inspect farms, home-sites, and other property for the presence of agricultural pests; Explain purpose and methods of pest monitoring projects to property owners; Deploy, service, and monitor insect traps; Select trapping sites and host plants; Prepare and maintain maps identifying trap locations and record dates serviced and monitored; Collect insects and pests and prepare specimens for transport to laboratory for identification; Inspect and test wine grapes and other commodities for compliance with standards and requirements in the California Food and Agricultural Code, California Code of Regulations, and County ordinances and contracts; Select commodity samples for inspecting and testing to property owners; Reflect substandard commodities; Collect and maintain data regarding commodity sampling; May respond to inquiries from property owners regarding pest monitoring and eradication projects; May also assist in the identification, management, and eradication of pest infestations; May inspect, and test, commercial weighing and measuring devices; Assist in taking action against defective or false weighing and measuring instruments and appliances; Inspect retail pumps and perform uncomplicated tests for product conformance to legal standards; Set up and maintain testing equipment, standards, and devices; Clean, maintain, and organize shop tools and hardware; Compile and organize daily and monthly reports; Perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Agricultural pests and diseases are commonly found in California. Procedures and materials used in the detection and eradication of serious insects. Agricultural laws, rules, and regulations governing the inspection of wine grape products. Testing procedures Use of basic mechanic tools. Basic mathematical formulas, volumetric measures, and basic principles of physical science. SKILL TO: Communicate orally with County employees, the public, and other agencies. Read and interpret maps to ensure the correct placement of traps or identify the location of pest infestations. Understand and follow oral and written directions. Analyze situations accurately. Prepare clear, understandable, grammatically correct written reports. Use a computer to prepare reports and records. ABILITY TO: Understand and follow oral and written directions. Analyze situations accurately, make recommendations, and as directed, take appropriate action. Maintain regular communication and consultation with departmental supervisors and/or managers. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Interpret and explain California State laws and regulations related to agriculture and weights and measures. Use and maintain mechanical weighing and measuring devices. Work cooperatively with the public, other departments, and outside agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Work independently in the field. Keep records, prepare reports, and develop computer skills. 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: Agricultural and Standards Service Worker I Experience: No related experience is required. Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Agricultural and Standards Service Worker II Experience: No related experience is required. Education: Equivalent to completion of two years of college with major coursework in agriculture or biological science, or a related field. (Additional qualifying experience performing work in pest detection, pest management, pest control operations, or other agricultural-related work can be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.) License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required for either classification. *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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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
Nov 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 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 Veterans' Preference Applicable for this Position and will be applied by the Napa County Sheriff's Office We appreciate your interest in the profession of Deputy Sheriff. We strongly recommend that you find out as much as you can about the Napa County Sheriff's Department and law enforcement in general on the County's website Sheriff | Napa County, CA (countyofnapa.org) . You can also contact the Sheriff's Administrative Lieutenant at 707-253-4501 or sheriff-recruitment@countyofnapa.org for additional information. The Deputy Sheriff I Academy Graduate will perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; patrol assigned areas and enforce State and local laws; and conduct investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes. Be advised that the following requirements must be met in order qualify for the position: Academy Enrolled : Applicants currently attending a California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) approved basic Police academy may apply with proof of current attendance. Applicants who are scheduled to graduate from the Academy after application submission will be required to submit your POST Academy Certificate before the completion of any background check. Academy Graduates: Applicants who have successfully completed a California POST certified academy or attained Basic POST Certification or POST Re-certification dated within the last three (3) years may apply. A copy of the appropriate certificate must be submitted at time of application. Additional Pay Incentives HIRING BONUS: Newly hired Deputy Sheriffs will receive $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 a 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. EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS: County employees who refer a candidate for Deputy Sheriff will receive a recruitment bonus of $750 upon the successful completion of a one year probationary period. Employee's names must be listed on the candidate's application prior to submission. EDUCATIONAL REIMBURSEMENT: County employees in the DSA bargaining unit are eligible for reimbursement up to $1,500 per fiscal year for tuition and books upon successful completion of County approved college or university courses or other courses directly related to the candidate's job duties. BILINGUAL PAY: In accordance with the County Bilingual Pay Policy, Deputy Sheriffs who have bilingual skills are eligible to receive a bilingual pay premium of two (2) percent of base salary. Part-time employees shall receive a pro-rata amount in the same ratio . The Recruitment Process : 1. Application review for minimum qualifications and oral panel interviews will be conducted on a periodic basis. The dates for Oral Panel Interviews will be provided with advanced notice. Agility testing may be required in the selection process. 2. Only the most qualified candidates based on the minimum qualifications, certifications and supplemental questions will be invited to Departmental Oral Board Panel Interviews**. **Applicants who are currently enrolled in, but have not completed the California POST Basic Academy may be invited to the Oral Panel Interview, however, completion of the California POST Basic Academy is required before any conditional offer of employment. 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. The Deputy Sheriff has the responsibility of maintaining law and order within the County by performing law enforcement activities in a variety of assignments: patrol, investigations, court security and civil. Patrol: Patrol assigned areas; answer calls for protection of life and property and the enforcement of County and State laws; conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations of criminal incidents; direct traffic and detain drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; issue citations and make arrests as necessary. Investigations: Investigate major crimes against property and persons; conduct extensive follow-up investigation at the scene of crimes and accidents; gather evidence; conduct surveillance; locate and question witnesses; take statements from witnesses; present information to the District Attorney's office for filing of charges; appear in court as directed. Court Security: Maintain safety and security for all personnel in the courtroom; serve as bailiff in the courtroom; transfer inmates to and from the courts and correctional facilities; search individuals entering the courtroom when necessary; monitor all courtroom activities to anticipate any safety concerns; assist other courtroom personnel and jurors in ensuring smooth operation of the courtroom. Civil: Serve legal papers such as subpoenas, summons, complaints and writs of attachment, executions and restitution; serve warrants and make arrests; prepare, process and maintain necessary files, documents and reports; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints. Additional duties may include: Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court; serve warrants and subpoenas; file complaints; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints; prepare written detailed reports of all activities (e.g., on arrests, traffic violations, inmate conflicts, impounded property) and other situations; maintain departmental records and files; investigate accidents; conduct coroner's investigations and prepare reports; receive and investigate complaints of violations by or against juveniles; confer with juveniles and their parents; prepare citations for Juvenile Court; contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses; respond to mutual aid requests to assist other public jurisdictions; keep firearms and other equipment in good working condition; serve as range master at a pistol shooting range; attend meetings with civic groups; participate in and conduct public awareness/education programs at schools; maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public; may be assigned to special assignments such as boat patrol, narcotics, or canine patrol duty; answer inquiries over the telephone and at the counter; perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of law enforcement. Police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation and identification techniques. Criminal law and criminal procedure with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies. Rules of evidence pertaining to search and seizure and the preservation of evidence. Rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Department. Laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles. Interviewing and interrogation techniques. Pertinent laws, codes, regulations and statutes. Accepted procedures and methods of serving civil notices, especially those relating to the attachment and sale of property. Nature and purposes of documents such as writs of attachment, subpoenas, citations and other civil papers. Use and care of small firearms and other law enforcement equipment. SKILL TO: Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory. Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents and places. Secure information from witnesses and suspects. Make independent decisions while working in the field. Interpret and apply the law to field situations. Observe while conducting surveillance. Problem-solve crime situations. Explain the law to the public. Meet and maintain the departmental firearms qualifications standards. Prepare and make presentations related to law enforcement efforts in the community. Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action. Understand and follow written and oral directions. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Keep accurate records and write clear and comprehensive reports. ABILITY TO: Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees and the general public. Meet standards of adequate physical stature, endurance and agility. 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: One year of professional experience in law enforcement work. Further defined as continuous professional experience as a paid, full-time Peace Officer in California. Qualified Out-of-State Lateral Applicants are defined as: Applicants who lack the CA POST Certificate may apply. Proof of enrollment in the CA POST Basic Course Waiver process must be submitted at time of application. Information on the Basic Course Waiver process is found in California POST website: http://www.post.ca.gov/. Education: Equivalent to completion of high school. Equivalent to completion of two years of college is highly desired. Certificate: Possession of a valid Basic Certificate issued by the California Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission. The Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training requires that each individual who has previously completed a POST-certified basic course, or has previously been deemed to have completed equivalent training, AND the individual has been awarded a POST certificate but has a three-year or longer break in service as a peace officer, must be retrained or complete the basic course waiver process (PAM Section D-11), unless such retraining or examination is waived by the Commission. Citizenship: Applicants must be United States citizens. License*: 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: Applicants must be 21 years of age. Persons employed in this class must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays and/or rotating shifts. 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. DEPUTY SHERIFF'S ASSOCIATION BENEFITS INFORMATION ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO- https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/25883/Benefits-Summary---Safety-Law-Enforcement-Employees Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Nov 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 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 Veterans' Preference Applicable for this Position and will be applied by the Napa County Sheriff's Office. We appreciate your interest in the profession of Deputy Sheriff. We strongly recommend that you find out as much as you can about the Napa County Sheriff's Department and law enforcement in general on the County's website Sheriff | Napa County, CA (countyofnapa.org) . You can also contact the Sheriff's Administrative Lieutenant at 707-253-4501 or sheriff-recruitment@countyofnapa.org for additional information. A Deputy Sheriff II is responsible for law enforcement, crime prevention, patrol of assigned areas and enforcement of State and Local laws. Deputy Sheriffs do not rotate into the jail. Additional Pay Incentives Available: HIRING BONUS: Newly hired Deputy Sheriff II will receive $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. VACATION LEAVE BANK INCENTIVE PROGRAM POLICY : The Vacation Leave Bank Incentive Program gives lateral transfers who are coming from other agencies (includes cities, counties other than Napa County, special districts, state, or federal government agencies) 40 hours in the second pay period of employment and the remaining 40 hours after successful completion of probation. LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM: Applicants appointed to a 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. EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS: County employees who refer a candidate for Deputy Sheriff will receive a recruitment bonus of $750 upon the successful completion of a one year probationary period. Employee's names must be listed on the candidate's application prior to submission. EDUCATIONAL REIMBURSEMENT: County employees in the DSA bargaining unit are eligible for reimbursement up to $1,500 per fiscal year for tuition and books upon successful completion of County approved college or university courses or other courses directly related to the candidate's job duties. BILINGUAL PAY: In accordance with the County Bilingual Pay Policy, Deputy Sheriffs who have bilingual skills are eligible to receive a bilingual pay premium of two (2) percent of base salary. Part-time employees shall receive a pro-rata amount in the same ratio. Recruitment Process: 1. Application review for minimum qualifications and oral panel interviews will be conducted on a periodic basis. The dates for Oral Panel Interviews will be provided with advanced notice. Agility testing may be required in the selection process. 2. Only the most qualified candidates based on the minimum qualifications, certifications and supplemental questions will be invited to Departmental Oral Board Panel Interviews. 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. The Deputy Sheriff has the responsibility of maintaining law and order within the County by performing law enforcement activities in a variety of assignments: patrol, investigations, court security and civil. Patrol: Patrol assigned areas; answer calls for protection of life and property and the enforcement of County and State laws; conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations of criminal incidents; direct traffic and detain drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; issue citations and make arrests as necessary. Investigations: Investigate major crimes against property and persons; conduct extensive follow-up investigation at the scene of crimes and accidents; gather evidence; conduct surveillance; locate and question witnesses; take statements from witnesses; present information to the District Attorney's office for filing of charges; appear in court as directed. Court Security: Maintain safety and security for all personnel in the courtroom; serve as bailiff in the courtroom; transfer inmates to and from the courts and correctional facilities; search individuals entering the courtroom when necessary; monitor all courtroom activities to anticipate any safety concerns; assist other courtroom personnel and jurors in ensuring smooth operation of the courtroom. Civil: Serve legal papers such as subpoenas, summons, complaints and writs of attachment, executions and restitution; serve warrants and make arrests; prepare, process and maintain necessary files, documents and reports; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints. Additional duties may include: Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court; serve warrants and subpoenas; file complaints; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints; prepare written detailed reports of all activities (e.g., on arrests, traffic violations, inmate conflicts, impounded property) and other situations; maintain departmental records and files; investigate accidents; conduct coroner's investigations and prepare reports; receive and investigate complaints of violations by or against juveniles; confer with juveniles and their parents; prepare citations for Juvenile Court; contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses; respond to mutual aid requests to assist other public jurisdictions; keep firearms and other equipment in good working condition; serve as range master at a pistol shooting range; attend meetings with civic groups; participate in and conduct public awareness/education programs at schools; maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public; may be assigned to special assignments such as boat patrol, narcotics, or canine patrol duty; answer inquiries over the telephone and at the counter; perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of law enforcement. Police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation and identification techniques. Criminal law and criminal procedure with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies. Rules of evidence pertaining to search and seizure and the preservation of evidence. Rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Department. Laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles. Interviewing and interrogation techniques. Pertinent laws, codes, regulations and statutes. Accepted procedures and methods of serving civil notices, especially those relating to the attachment and sale of property. Nature and purposes of documents such as writs of attachment, subpoenas, citations and other civil papers. Use and care of small firearms and other law enforcement equipment. SKILL TO: Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory. Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents and places. Secure information from witnesses and suspects. Make independent decisions while working in the field. Interpret and apply the law to field situations. Observe while conducting surveillance. Problem-solve crime situations. Explain the law to the public. Meet and maintain the departmental firearms qualifications standards. Prepare and make presentations related to law enforcement efforts in the community. Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action. Understand and follow written and oral directions. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Keep accurate records and write clear and comprehensive reports. ABILITY TO: Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees and the general public. Meet standards of adequate physical stature, endurance and agility. 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: One year of professional experience in law enforcement work. Further defined as continuous professional experience as a paid, full-time Peace Officer in California. Qualified Out-of-State Lateral Applicants are defined as lateral applicants who lack the CA POST Certificate. These laterals may apply, however proof of enrollment in the CA POST Basic Requalification Course must be submitted at time of application. Information on the Basic Course Waiver process is found in California POST website: http://www.post.ca.gov/. Education: Equivalent to completion of high school. Equivalent to completion of two years of college is highly desired. Certificate: Possession of a valid Basic Certificate issued by the California Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission. The Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training requires that each individual who has previously completed a POST-certified basic course, or has previously been deemed to have completed equivalent training, AND the individual has been awarded a POST certificate but has a three-year or longer break in service as a peace officer, must be retrained or complete the basic course waiver process (PAM Section D-11), unless such retraining or examination is waived by the Commission. Citizenship: Applicants must be United States citizens. License*: 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: Applicants must be 21 years of age. Persons employed in this class must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays and/or rotating shifts. 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. DEPUTY SHERIFF'S ASSOCIATION BENEFITS INFORMATION ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO- https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/25883/Benefits-Summary---Safety-Law-Enforcement-Employees Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Oct 21, 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 Forensic Mental Health Counselor provides professional mental health forensic services for the adult correctional facility. Services include, but are not limited to, clinical assessments, counseling, crisis intervention and continuing care services. License strongly preferred. The eligibility list generated from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time permanent, part-time permanent, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to twelve months. The Recruitment Process 1. Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those that possess the minimum qualifications will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring department for further consideration. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule 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. Napa County Health and Human Services Mental Health Division is contracted with the Napa County Detention Center (Department of Corrections) to provide mental health treatment, case management, and release coordination for inmates who have been identified as having mental health needs during their detention within the facility. These individuals have a variety of criminogenic, social, and psychiatric needs which are addressed through coordination between the HHSA-Mental Health staff, NCDC correctional officers, and other organizations. The Forensic Mental Health Counselor position covers designated shifts in the Napa County Detention Center, which may include evening and night work. Job duties include: Conduct forensically-oriented individual and group therapy and case management; conduct collateral contacts with significant individuals in clients' lives; prepare clinical case histories and treatment plans and maintain clinical case notes and documentation of services provided; prepare reports as requested for the courts; prepare and maintain records and documentation as per the requirements of the County of Napa and relevant State authorities; and make recommendations to the NCDC administration and staff as requested; Provide other shift coverage as needed. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Theories of human behavior and personality development. Case management techniques for the adult mentally ill. Personality disorders diagnosed among mentally ill offenders. Social factors relating to crime and adult offenders. Economic factors relating to crime and adult offenders. Psychological factors relating to crime and adult offenders. Mental and emotional illnesses and professional methods for assessment and treatment. Basic knowledge of medications and psychotropic drug treatment. SKILL TO: Assess patient behavior including emotional and mental problems. Develop and implement effective and appropriate treatment plans. Conduct effective and appropriate individual therapy for Penal Code clients. Conduct effective and appropriate group therapy for Penal Code clients. Analyze situations accurately, make recommendations and take appropriate action. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Prepare and maintain clear, concise and complete reports and correspondence. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. ABILITY TO: Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time. Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist. Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination skills including using a computer keyboard. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess the following combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is: Experience: Sufficient post-masters experience providing treatment and counseling in a mental health agency to obtain required licensure. Experience in a forensic setting is highly desired. Education: Possession of a Master's degree with a major in social work, clinical or counseling psychology, or a closely related behavioral science field, and completion of a university approved clinical internship in a mental health agency. Required License: Possession of any of the following valid licenses issued by the State of California: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor**, Licensed Clinical Psychologist or Registered Intern or Associate Clinical Social Worker who is licensable within one year (applicant has less than 300 supervised hours left to obtain/ can pass applicable exams before annual review). License strongly preferred. Current license by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as either a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC); OR current license by the State of California as a Licensed Psychologist. *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. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents in this classification may work after hours, evenings, and/or weekends, as required. 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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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:
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Oct 21, 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: integrity, accountability, and service. The Position These positions may be filled with the Licensed or Unlicensed Registered Associate classification, depending on qualifications. The current vacancies are in the Mental Health (MH) Division at the Health and Human Services Agency. Working title for this position is: Mental Health Mobile Response Team (MRT) Counselor We have full-time vacancies in our Mobile Response Team for a Licensed or an Unlicensed Registered Mental Health Counselor. Will work directly within the Mental Health Division’s Mobile Response Unit and will manage, respond, and deploy to crisis calls throughout Napa county. Mental Health MRT Counselors conduct clinical assessments, de-escalate critical situations, write 5150/5585 holds, complete timely and accurate clinical documentation, and provide linkage to relevant services in our community for stabilization, treatment and further support. Available shifts are four consecutive days of 10 hour shifts with three consecutive days off as follows: Sunday-Wednesday 11am-10pm Wednesday-Saturday: 11am-10pm The Mental Health Counselor - Licensed/Unlicensed Registered Associate position in MH requires the ability to conduct a ssessments, respond to community in crisis/disasters, develop treatment plans, and utilize de-escalation skills to provide support to individuals experiencing significant distress, deliver clinical case management and link clients and community to relevant services that improve their mental health and overall wellbeing . Experience in crisis services and Medi-Cal service documentation is highly desired. SALARY: Mental Health Counselor - Licensed $45.32 - $54.13 Hourly $3,625.60 - $4,330.40 Biweekly $7,855.47 - $9,382.53 Monthly $94,265.60 - $112,590.40 Annually Mental Health Counselor - Unlicensed Registered Associate $43.76 - $52.17 Hourly $3,500.80 - $4,173.60 Biweekly $7,585.07 - $9,042.80 Monthly $91,020.80 - $108,513.60 Annually The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line on a continuous basis. 2. Applications will be reviewed for verification of possession of the required licenses and supplemental questions will be scored on a continuous basis. 3. Only the most qualified from the review of supplemental questions will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring department for further consideration 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 community and current clients in distress throughout Napa County . Conduct clinical interviews to obtain information to ensure an accurate assessment to resolve how to direct, support, or de-escalate individuals in crisis ; determin e mental health status and any acute and/or chronic mental health needs that meet medical necessity for mental health services; assess for level of danger to sel f, other s, and grave disability for crisis assessment or stabilization services when appropriate; provide brief clinical case management, mak e appropriate referrals for agency and community based services, housing and other supports for activities of daily living; interpret, evaluate and apply evidence based practices and other methods of alleviating emotional and behavioral challenges; maintain timely documentation including: assessments, diagnoses, wellness and recovery plans, treatment progress notes, incident reports and other data. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles, practices, techniques, trends and literature of clinical interviewing, casework, diagnosis and assessment, wellness and recovery, and client directed care. Theories, principles and techniques of individual, dyadic, family and group counseling and therapy, and other clinical methodologies appropriate for treatment of targeted populations, including evidence based practices. Medi-Cal compliance and documentation. Techniques of evaluating and modifying behavior. Planning, development and implementation of comprehensive client directed wellness plans. Culturally specific/effective approaches to working with diverse cultural populations. Report preparation and case documentation. Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations governing mental health, substance abuse, child abuse and elder abuse. Public and private health, mental health substance abuse and social services community resources. SKILL TO: Conduct accurate and thorough interviews, which involve assessing client status, history, chemical dependency and related mental health information. Prepare diagnosis and assessments of mental and emotional disorders. Formulate, implement and monitor casework treatment plans. Conduct individual, dyadic, family and group counseling (psychotherapy) and other clinically base mental health services. Collect, interpret and utilize feedback data to maximize effectiveness of services. Prepare complex and detailed reports and maintain the reports. Understand, interpret and apply complex mental health technical materials and applicable laws, codes and regulations. Make appropriate referrals to other providers for mental health services. Understand impact of cultural, gender, socio-economic status and trauma on the manifestation of emotional distress, mental illness and maladaptive behaviors. Engage and collaborate effectively with individuals of various ages and socio-economic backgrounds, cultural groups and those with physical, behavioral and/or emotional challenges. Establish and maintain professional relationships with clients, children, community and agency representatives, County employees and the public. ABILITY TO: Work in a standard office setting as well as in the field, client homes, treatment programs etc. Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard. Communicate verbally and in writing, in English, to exchange information. Communicate verbally and in writing, in Spanish, to exchange information, depending on assignment. 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: Mental Health Counselor - Licensed Experience: Two years supervised experience in a mental health setting providing direct services to mentally or emotionally disabled persons, including dual diagnosis and addiction concerns for those assigned to the substance abuse setting. Education: Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, clinical or counseling psychology, or a closely related field. Required License: Current license by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as either a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or **Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC); OR Current license by the State of California as a Licensed Psychologist. Loss of the required State license may result in termination or reassignment. Mental Health Counselor - Unlicensed Registered Associate Experience: Two years' experience in the provision of mental health counseling services. Education: Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, Marriage and Family Counseling, clinical psychology, counseling, or a closely related field and registration by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. License or Certificate:* Incumbent in this position is expected to operate automotive vehicles in the performance of assigned duties. Due to assignments and hours worked, public transportation may not be an efficient method for traveling to required locations. Individuals appointed will be required to maintain a valid California Driver's License while employed. *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. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Incumbent in this class must be willing to work after hours, evenings, weekends as required, at an out-station location or in a setting with other professionals integrated as a team. 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 (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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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
Oct 20, 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 current vacancy is in the Pathways to Well-Being Program at the Health and Human Services Agency. Bilingual Spanish skills are preferred. This eligibility list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term and extra help vacancies as they occur within Health & Human Services. The Pathways Program is a Children's Mental Health program designed to address specialized needs of at-risk youth and children in foster care, Child Welfare and Juvenile Probation. The program was designed for implementation of Katie A services mandated by the State of California, including participating in Child and Family team meetings and offering intensive wrap-around informed services to youth and their families/caretakers. The program works in collaboration with Child Welfare and Juvenile Probation, and Mental Health co-location hours at the Child Welfare office. This position also provides outpatient mental health services including individual and family therapy and case management as needed. Role of the Mental Health Counselor in Pathways to Well-Being unit. Assessment / Treatment Planning: Conducts ongoing culturally informed comprehensive diagnostic mental health assessments, wellness and recovery plan development including crisis planning. Routinely use outcome measures to evaluate clinical progress and service effectiveness. Collaborate with families in developing and implementing outcome-oriented, family centered plans that build on strengths and foster self-sufficiency. Direct Rehabilitation / Psychotherapy / EBP: Provision and oversight of culturally competent, strength-based mental health treatment and continuing care. Individual and Family psychotherapy, mental health rehabilitation and crisis intervention. Participation in a county initiative to implement EBP's treatment that is culturally modified therapy to children who have suffered a significant trauma. Engage and treat clients in office, home and community settings such as schools. Participate in weekly clinical supervision. BBS compliant supervision provided to registered interns if needed.Case Management / Care Coordination: Arranges, coordinates, and monitors appropriate mental health and support services. Advocacy and resources development. Collaboration and consultation with other agencies and community providers (e.g., Child Welfare, Juvenile Probation, Schools) toward integration of services and resources. Hospital liaison duties, including placement planning of youth discharged from psychiatric hospitalizations.Documentation: Responsible for the maintenance of a complete, timely and accurate client record, including both clinical and administrative documentation. Knowledge/competence using electronic health record and database. Completing documentation in accordance with timelines, agency policies, Medic-Cal regulation, and compliance standards. Mandated child abuse reporting. SALARY : Mental Health Counselor - Licensed $45.32 - $54.13 Hourly $3,625.60 - $4,330.40 Biweekly $7,855.47 - $9,382.53 Monthly $94,265.60 - $112,590.40 Annually Mental Health Counselor - Unlicensed Registered Associate $43.76 - $52.17 Hourly $3,500.80 - $4,173.60 Biweekly $7,585.07 - $9,042.80 Monthly $91,020.80 - $108,513.60 Annually The Recruitment Process: (NOTE: The recruitment is now Continuous Until Filled) 1. Applications will be accepted on-line on a continuous basis until the current vacancy is filled. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental questions on a continuous basis. 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 on a continuous basis. 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. 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. Conduct clinical intake interviews with new program participants to obtain information relative to their request for therapeutic services; facilitate and/or participate in Child and Family Team meetings; prepare assessments including diagnoses, determining an individual's developmental, medical, personal, social, emotional, behavioral and substance use/abuse history; determining mental health status and any acute and/or chronic mental health needs for mental health services; assess for level of danger to self or others and refer for crisis services when appropriate; work collaboratively with individuals and families to facilitate a client determined plan of care including specific goals and objectives; provide clinical casework services to individuals including case management, making appropriate referrals for agency and community based services, housing and other supports for activities of daily living; conduct individual, dyadic, family or group therapy, and other clinically directed mental health services in the various Health and Human Services programs; provide crisis intervention and supportive individual counseling on issues related to specific mental health conditions and mental health treatment, understanding medication management, substance abuse, co-morbid conditions, etc.; interpret and explain to clients, relatives, support persons and community groups the social and emotional factors pertaining to mental illness, how behaviors may be related to mental illness and how wellness may be supported; interpret, evaluate and apply modern evidence based and other methods of alleviating emotional and behavioral challenges; use outcome measures to track effectiveness of treatment efforts; maintain contacts with agencies and community groups dealing with developmental, social, emotional, educational, health, substance abuse, child welfare and legal/probation issues; prepare reports, correspondence, outcome surveys and maintain timely documentation including: assessments, diagnoses, wellness and recovery plans, treatment progress notes, progress reports, discharge summaries, incident reports and other data. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles, practices, techniques, trends and literature of clinical interviewing, casework, diagnosis and assessment, wellness and recovery, and client directed care. Theories, principles and techniques of individual, dyadic, family and group counseling and therapy, and other clinical methodologies appropriate for treatment of targeted populations, including evidence based practices. Techniques of evaluating and modifying behavior. Planning, development and implementation of comprehensive client directed wellness plans. Culturally specific/effective approaches to working with diverse cultural populations. Report preparation and case documentation. Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations governing mental health, substance abuse, child abuse and elder abuse. Public and private health, mental health substance abuse and social services community resources. SKILL TO: Conduct accurate and thorough interviews, which involve assessing client status, history, chemical dependency and related mental health information. Prepare diagnosis and assessments of mental and emotional disorders. Formulate, implement and monitor casework treatment plans. Conduct individual, dyadic, family and group counseling (psychotherapy) and other clinically base mental health services. Collect, interpret and utilize feedback data to maximize effectiveness of services. Prepare complex and detailed reports and maintain the reports. Understand, interpret and apply complex mental health technical materials and applicable laws, codes and regulations. Make appropriate referrals to other providers for mental health services. Understand impact of cultural, gender, socio-economic status and trauma on the manifestation of emotional distress, mental illness and maladaptive behaviors. Engage and collaborate effectively with individuals of various ages and socio-economic backgrounds, cultural groups and those with physical, behavioral and/or emotional challenges. Establish and maintain professional relationships with clients, children, community and agency representatives, County employees and the public. ABILITY TO: Work in a standard office setting as well as in the field, client homes, treatment programs etc. Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard. Communicate verbally and in writing, in English, to exchange information. 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: Mental Health Counselor - Licensed Experience: Two years' supervised experience in a mental health setting providing direct services to mentally or emotionally disabled persons, including dual diagnosis and addiction concerns for those assigned to the substance abuse setting. AND Education: Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, clinical or counseling psychology, or a closely related field. Required License: Current license by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as either a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC); OR current license by the State of California as a Licensed Psychologist. *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. Mental Health Counselor -Registered Associate Experience: Two years' experience in the provision of mental health counseling services. AND Education: Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, Marriage and Family Counseling, clinical psychology, counseling, or a closely related field and registration by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. License or Certificate:* Incumbent in this position is expected to operate automotive vehicles in the performance of assigned duties. Due to assignments and hours worked, public transportation may not be an efficient method for traveling to required locations. Individuals appointed will be required to maintain a valid California Driver's License while employed. *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. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Incumbent in this class must be willing to work after hours, evenings, weekends as required, at an out-station location or in a setting with other professionals integrated as a team. 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 (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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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
Oct 20, 2022
Variable Shift
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETININ 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 Please note that the rate of pay for this position is fixed and will be as follows: Step I: $40.85 (approximately) per hour for non-Bilingual hires Step III: $44.96 (approximately) per hour for Bilingual hires Under direction, The Assistant Shelter Manager - Emergency Operations, performs duties related to working in, and managing, a Prevention, Isolation and/or Quarantine Shelter during an emergency, ensuring the health and safety of assigned staff and shelter residence. The Assistant Shelter Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Prevention, Isolation and/or Quarantine Shelters. Responsibilities may include direct or indirect supervision over assigned staff. 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). Extra help employees are not eligible for promotional opportunities open to regular part-time and full-time employees. Your schedule must be flexible, and willing to work any shift needed. Telework Availability - Teleworking is not permitted during the first six (6) months of employment and/or during the first six (6) months of a probationary period. 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 The County is hiring for this position right away and candidates must be able to accept work right away . Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis as they are submitted. This position may close at any time. It is recommended to apply immediately if interested. Human Resources 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. Dons and doffs appropriate personal protective equipment, to ensure safety of themselves and others; supports Shelter Manager to ensure the health and safety of all shelter staff and residence; supports Shelter Manager with operational functions used in Prevention, Isolation and/or Quarantine Shelters; coordinates with Shelter Manager and staff on collection, submittal and maintenance of required logs and reports; ensures residents are familiar with shelter rules and other relevant information; ensures health, safety and wellbeing of all residents in the facility; ensures facility is clean and orderly at all times; coordinates with vendors for food, janitorial and security; coordinates resident care with other agencies; updates and maintain client records/files, ensures intakes are input in a timely manner; responds to client requests and escalate as necessary; communicates any issues to leadership and/or with property owners as authorized by leadership; resolves conflicts and recognizes when assistance is needed from Shelter Manager; ensures staff understand the importance of documentation, especially for inquires and complaints; prepares shelter rooms for appropriate sanitation after each residence leaves; assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures for the Isolation and Quarantine Shelters. KNOWLEDGE OF: Problem solving methods and techniques. Report writing and correspondence preparation. Principles, practices, methods and techniques used in conflict resolution, including when to seek assistance from the Shelter Manager. Basic principles, practices, and techniques of effective organization, supervision, and training. The Spanish language, for bilingual positions. Working with vulnerable individuals/populations. SKILL TO: Exhibit empathy toward others. Understand and maintain strict adherence to safety procedures. Set and maintain professional and personal boundaries. Meet critical deadlines and practice good time management. Work independently as a self-starter or as a team. Work with a wide variety of ethnicities, races, socioeconomic statues and religions. ABILITY TO: Work in an environment where you will be exposed to residence whom have tested positive for COVID- 19 or other communicable diseases. Don and doff appropriate Personal Protective Equipment. 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 hand/eye coordination including using a computer keyboard. Travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation. Verbally communicate to exchange information. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person. Exercise initiative, ingenuity and good judgment in decision-making and in solving problems, including problems of a sensitive or political nature. 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. Remain flexible in adapting to changes in priorities, assignments and other interruptions, which may influence pre-established timelines and courses of action for completing projects and assignments. Work on multiple projects and assignments simultaneously. Work day, evening, swing or graveyard shifts, as assigned. Speak, read and write in the Spanish language, as required by bilingual positions. Work with sometimes challenging, high acuity and unpredictable clientele, with calm and empathic approach. 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: Equivalent of one (1) year of paid or volunteer experience, working with an at risk population, in a shelter or equivalent setting. Education: Possession of a high school diploma. An Associate or Bachelor’s Degree is highly desired. 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. 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/25879/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:
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Oct 12, 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 citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: integrity, accountability and service. The Position The Public Health Nurse in the Adult Protective Services Program provides a wide variety of public health nursing services and assists elder and dependent adults to access health-related services in order to reduce their risk of poor health outcomes. Intervention and assistance is provided to prevent premature hospitalization, promote independence and quality of life and reduce re-admittance after discharge from a clinical setting. The eligibility list generated from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time, part-time, limited- term, and extra help vacancies for up to twelve months. There is currently one (1) full-time vacancy. The Recruitment Process: (RE-ANNOUNCED ON 10/11/22) 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 reviewed by Subject Matter Experts as they are received. Only the most qualified from the review of supplemental questions will participate in an Oral Panel Interview. 3. The oral panel interview will be conducted on a continuous basis until the current vacancy is filled. Only 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 add/change/delete any part of this recruitment process, at any time. Example of Duties Under supervision of the Social Work Supervisor, the PHN will carry a caseload of older and dependent adults and investigate reports of alleged abuse of elder and dependent adults within APS jurisdiction. The PHN will work collaboratively with a team of Social Workers and perform duties related to assessing client medical needs and safety planning. Investigations include short term case management, in-home assessments, utilizing local resources, creating service plans in agreement with the client, evaluating the level of risk to the elder or dependent adult, assessing biopsychosocial functioning, advocating and providing services to protect dependent adults and elders. The essential duties include, but are not limited to: • Implement, establish methods and procedures in connection with various aid programs for adults;. • Evaluate risk, assess functioning, and provide services to protect adults and improve family functioning through careful and judicious interpretation of various legal provisions, methods, and procedures and advocate and arrange for needed services; • Establish and maintain regular contact with elders, dependent adults, relatives and other concerned individuals through field visits and telephone contact; • Conduct unannounced visits to see elders and dependent adults in their homes and arrange for emergency services as necessary; • Collaborate with medical professionals, law enforcement, and the District Attorney’s office; • Gather, document, and review important detailed financial, personal, and confidential information; • Provide consultative services and education to individuals, government, community agencies, and groups regarding the role and authority of Adult Protective Services; • Prepare, review, and maintain records, correspondence, reports, manage case documentation in an Adult Protective Services database, and maintain timely email correspondence; • Arranging for medical, mental health counseling, transportation, and other services; • Perform health assessments and make recommendations regarding follow-up care/intervention; • Link clients to health care providers, funding sources and other community resources; • Represent Napa County at community meetings and events; • Respect the adult’s right to self-determination even though it may not be in their best medical self-interest; • Assist with medication management, education and compliance; • Assist in obtaining medical/adaptive equipment; • Other related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Public health principles, methods, and practices, and the application of nursing. Principles and skills for the promotion of health and the prevention of diseases and disabilities. Development and utilization of community resources. Federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing public health. Cultural and environmental differences, and problems encountered in health care service delivery. Sociological and emotional problems involved in the care of those afflicted. Nutrition and preventive medicine. Prevention, detection, reporting, and treatment of adult abuse and neglect. Gerontology and the sociological aspects of aging. Current developments in health care and the principles of rehabilitation. Principles of mental health, including substance use/abuse interventions. Effective interviewing, counseling, and teaching techniques. Principles of clinical health screening including charting histories and system reviews. Epidemiological investigations, control and care of chronic and communicable diseases including tuberculosis, AIDS, and other sexually transmitted diseases. Technical nursing procedures, and medical terminology. SKILL TO: Manage a caseload effectively and establish priorities. Exercise independent judgment to plan, organize, and carry out public health nursing activities in a local area. Work effectively with individuals and families to assist them in satisfactory solution of health problems. Assess community, individual, and family-health needs and problems; work toward their solution. Perform assessment of health status determining the need for a level of nursing and/or medical care needed. Identify problems and develop a plan for follow-up. Teach and counsel individuals and groups. Demonstrate tact, diplomacy, and compassion. Detect senior abuse and neglect, and demonstrate knowledge of reporting requirements. Participate in the collection and analysis of data. Analyze situations accurately, make recommendations, and take appropriate action. Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and complete records, reports, and charts in a timely manner. Carry out assigned tasks and meet specific deadlines. ABILITY TO: Make home visits in assigned geographic areas. Adapt to various working environments; demonstrate willingness to accept assignments in various cultural, physical, behavioral, and environmental settings of patients. Perform clinical skills such as giving injections, dispensing medication and assisting with examinations; assess health status and the effectiveness of treatment and medication. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Work cooperatively with health and other professions, the general public, and outside agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. 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: No related experience is required, however, experience working in a governmental agency or County public health department and personal or professional experience working with elderly or disabled individuals is strongly desired. Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing. Required License and Certification: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California is required. Possession of OR the ability to obtain a valid California State Public Health Nurse Certificate prior to employment with the Napa County is required. Possession of a valid California Driver's License. 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/25886/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employee-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 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/25879/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