Sacramento County, CA
Sacramento, CA, United States
The Position There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class. This is a continuous filing exam. The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 2/20/20, 5/21/20, 8/20/20, 11/19/20 Supervising Public Health Nurses work under general administrative supervision of a higher-level health program manager, and receive medical direction as needed from a physician or higher-level nursing manager such as the designated head of public health nursing. The focus of duties is on supervising, planning, organizing and reviewing the operations, program, and personnel of a public health field office staffed by professional nurses, health workers and others. Watch to Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Basic principles and practices of supervision and personnel management Professional public health nursing principles, procedures and techniques State of California laws and regulations on nursing practices Normal course of illnesses and disabilities, and their treatment Family planning methods Pre-natal, pregnancy and post-natal nutrition and medical care Infant and child care, growth, and development, including common illnesses Case management techniques and the care and treatment of high risk, physically impaired and developmentally disabled infants and children Substance abuse symptoms and intervention techniques Mental illness symptoms and intervention techniques Symptoms, prevention, reporting requirements and treatment of child and adult abuse and neglect Normal and abnormal family dynamics Techniques of planning, evaluating, teacher-training, organizing and conducting classes and training sessions on a variety of health subjects Individual and group counseling techniques applicable to public health nursing Common public and community health care resources Social and economic factors influencing individual and community health Differing cultural, religious and social attitudes about hygiene, family planning, child care, and health treatment Proper handling and administering of biologicals Proper handling of contaminated items; causes, control, detection, prevention and treatment of common communicable diseases, environmentally based illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, and food and water-borne illnesses Procedures for planning and conducting epidemiological investigations Standard medical record-keeping Ability to Supervise and train employees Effectively recommend employee selections, promotions, status changes and other personnel actions Plan, organize and control work of staff Develop and implement policies and procedures for work unit in accordance with department goals, policies and procedures Learn, comply with, and ensure staff compliance with laws, rules, regulations, protocols, and procedures, including security requirements, applicable to the work unit Effectively communicate with and gain the cooperation of clients, and potential clients, of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds Work cooperatively with other health and social service providers Determine and apply effective means of intervening in cases of mental illness and substance abuse Effectively plan, organize, conduct, and participate in in-service education and training programs Effectively demonstrate and teach care of infants, children, the disabled and chronically ill to individuals in their homes Effectively teach public group classes Gain cooperation of patients and other individuals in investigating and treating communicable diseases and environmentally-based illnesses Accurately evaluate cases to determine caseload priorities Maintain patient confidentiality Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: One year of experience as a Senior Public Health Nurse in Sacramento County service. Or: Two years of experience as a Public Health Nurse in Sacramento County Service. Or: Three years of experience as a licensed/certified public health nurse performing public health nursing duties. Notes: Experience requirements are stated as full-time work; to convert part-time to full-time equivalency; 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month. Required experience may be paid or unpaid. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. License / Certificate / Registration Requirements: All persons appointed to the class of Supervising Public Health Nurse: Must possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse License and Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California. Must possess and maintain a current California Driver's License, Class C or higher. Will be required to have, or obtain, and maintain a valid CPR Certificate. Note : Failure to maintain required licenses / certificates may be cause for disciplinary action in accordance with Civil Service Commission rules. Other Requirements: Some positions in this class may require the ability to communicate fluently in a language other than English, in addition to English. Probationary Period: The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Westminster, Colorado, United States
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Seasonal Specialist - Golf Maintenance position is a seasonal position at either of the City's two golf courses, Legacy Ridge Golf Course or Walnut Creek Golf Preserve.This position is unskilled and semi-skilled, involving light equipment operation and maintenance work of a primarily physically demanding nature.All positions require manual labor, customer service skills, and the availability to work varied hours, including weekends and holidays. SPECIAL NOTE: The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The higher pay rates are reserved for those candidates who display additional skillsbased on previous background and work independently with more technical responsibilities. Part-time and full-time positions are available for candidates age 16 and up. Some weekend and holiday availability is required. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation, and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support and promote change; demonstrate flexibility and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of practices used in golf course maintenance, construction and repair Operate equipment such as mowers, weeders, backpack blowers and hand tools Demonstrate understanding and importance of safety rules and procedures Understand and follow oral and written instructions Demonstrate the ability to take care of equipment Work independently and in a team environment and show initiative to complete tasks Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner establishing effective working relationships JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Assists in daily maintenance of golf course, including: mowing weeding edging flymowing waters flowers, trees, and shrubs 2. Operates light equipment, including: walk-behind mowers sand trap rakes golf carts manual hand tools spray equipment tractors trimming machines other related mowing equipment 3. Assists with small construction and maintenance projects 4. Assists in daily course set-up including cutting cups, moving tee markers, "hot spot" watering, and sand trap maintenance 5. Assists with various levels of irrigation and drainage projects 6. Assists with additional maintenance of the golf course, including: greens maintenance programs application of fertilizers and herbicides sodding, top dressing, and tree and shrub planting annual and perennial beds tee and green renovation 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Mechanics Helper (special position reserved for 1-2 employees) 1. Assists mechanics in repairs of small and large equipment, tire repair, oil changes and related mechanical work 2. Retrieves and delivers parts Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Work in a fast-paced environment, take instruction, and learn quickly 2. Operate special mowing and grooming equipment and power tools 3. Acts as lead worker for Seasonal Laborers Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be a minimum of 16 years of age or older ( limited positions available for 16- and 17- year-olds as there are age requirements for operating some pieces of equipment) A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Landscape and maintenance experience Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and requires sufficient stamina and strength to: Frequently sit, stand, and walk indoors and outdoors, and over uneven terrain Frequent step up and down, and actuate mechanism to safely operate and enter and exit golf carts and vehicles Constant near acuity to perform office tasks; constant far acuity to observe course for maintenance needs and safety hazards; constant hearing to effectively communicate with guests and staff, and to be aware of any possible dangers on golf course Constant noise levels of machinery and equipment such as lawnmowers, edgers, and string weed trimmers require safety precautions that include the wearing of ear protection and possibly safety goggles Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds from floor to overhead to stock material and supplies; occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from floor to waist and carrying of up to eighty (80) pounds fifteen (15) feet to move bags of concrete, fertilizer, and rocks to work site and storage; occasional pushing or pulling of up to 100 pounds to transport maintenance supplies in clubhouse and on course using a pallet jack and wheelbarrows WORKING CONDITIONS Exposure to constant noise levels of machinery and equipment such as mowers, edgers, and string weed trimmers.May be required to utilize safety precautions that may include the wearing of ear protection, glovesand safety goggles when directed by supervisors. Required Materials and Equipment Employee may utilize the following: large and small mowing equipment, small landscape equipment (weed cutters, edgers, etc.), small hand tools, fertilizer spreaders, golf carts, tractors, spray equipment, power washers, trenchers, and other general golf course equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, and education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 7/6/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
City of Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, California, United States
THE POSITION This position is with the Water Division. Under general supervision, Water Quality Chemist perform analysis of physical, chemical, and bacteriological constituents present in a treated and untreated domestic water supply at a water treatment laboratory; maintains detailed records of analytical activities both manually and electronically; diagnosis, troubleshoots, and coordinates maintenance and repair of instruments and equipment. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General supervision is provided by a Supervising Water Quality Chemist or by a higher-level administrator or manager. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinate and perform chemical, physical and bacteriological analysis of water and wastewater on schedule using Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Standard Methods methodology to determine regulatory compliance. Interpret and evaluate analytical results; determine reasons for problems and recommend corrective measures; report findings as required. Investigate and analyze customer water quality complaints; communicate and report findings. Research and test new lab techniques and procedures and recommend changes in operating processes; prepare Standard Operating Procedures as required. Assist in the development and implementation of the laboratory's Quality Assurance and Quality Control standards. Prepare analytical and quality control reports as required. Conduct performance testing on samples as required for maintaining the laboratory's certification. Diagnose, troubleshoot, and coordinate maintenance and repair of a variety of complex instruments and equipment. May provide lead direction and review work for laboratory technicians and less experienced staff. Assist with the training of less experienced staff in developed methodology, instrumental analysis and related work procedures. Assist Operations with troubleshooting of issues; special testing and methods/procedure development as required. Maintain inventory and order supplies; research and recommend new equipment as required. Provide exceptional customer service to those contacted in the course of work. Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual holding this classification. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of : Principles of organic and inorganic chemistry, microbiology and related disciplines. Operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment including specialized instrumentation. Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) certification requirements and other quality assurance methodologies. Parameters used to evaluate data for assessing data quality including statistical analysis. Standard protocols and general safety for the laboratory. Skill in : Applying laboratory techniques, quality assurance and quality control, wet chemistry, and instrumentation to verify the accuracy of analytical results. Keeping records in accordance with California laws, regulations and codes. Preparing calibration standards and media for sample analysis. Applying laboratory safety techniques. Communicating clearly and concisely verbally and in writing. Ability to : Conduct a variety of simple and complex samples of water and wastewater analyses. Interpret analytical data. Troubleshoot analytical and instrumentation issues. Keep accurate and detailed records of analytical activities both manually and using computers including Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). Plan test procedures, set priorities and organize work. Train staff in developed methodology, instrumental analysis and related work procedures. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Experience and Education Experience : Three years of experience in an analytical laboratory using standard methods for chemical, physical or bacteriological analysis. -AND- Education : A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in chemistry, bacteriology, biology, microbiology, or closely related field. PROOF OF EDUCATION Proof of education such as, but not limited to, university/college transcripts and degrees must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as an attachment(s) to the online application, faxed to (916) 596-1556, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the final filing deadline . If submitting in person or via fax/email, please include your name and Job #017008-20 on your documents. Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable. Important note: Applications will be rejected without proof of education. An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted by the final filing deadline . SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Driver License : Possession of a valid California Class C driver license at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements: Making observations. Operating assigned equipment. Communicating with others. Walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time. PROBATIONARY PERIOD Employees must complete twelve (12) months of probation at a satisfactory performance level prior to gaining permanent status. THE SELECTION PROCEDURE Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders.All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox. 1. Application: (Pass/Fail) - All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline ; Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted. Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified: If applicants do not list current and/or past job-related experience in the "Work Experience" section. Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 hours per week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week) . If "see resume" is noted in the "Work Experience" section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section. Proof of education such as, but not limited to, university/college transcripts and degrees must be submitted online with your application, emailed to email@example.com , delivered in person, or sent to the Employment Office by fax or mail by the final filing deadline . If you're requesting Veteran's credit, a copy of your DD214 must be submitted online with your application, delivered in person, or sent to the Employment Office by email/fax or mailed by the final filing deadline. Information regarding the use of Veteran's credit can be found in the Civil Service Board rules under rule 4.9C 2. Screening Committee : (Pass/Fail)- Human Resources will evaluate employment applications for the minimum qualifications stated on the job announcement. 3. Online Exam: (Weighted 100%) - Qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. Candidates will have approximately 7 calendar days from the date of notification to complete the online examination. Only one attempt will be permitted. The online examination will be job related and may include, but not limited to, the knowledge and abilities as outlined above. Candidates who PASS the online exam MAY be invited to take a confirmatory exam at the hiring departments discretion. 4. Eligibility : Candidates who pass the online examination will be placed on the eligiblelist. The hiring department may contact candidates for interview at any time during the life of the one-year list. 5. Conditional Hire: Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete and pass LiveScan/fingerprinting. If applicable, candidates may also need to pass a pre-employment medical exam, controlled substance and/or alcohol test, and possess any required licensure or certification prior to receiving a start date from the Department. Failure to meet these prerequisites will be grounds for withdrawal of your conditional offer of employment. QUESTIONS: For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process: Please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/Home/ApplicationGuide for a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the application process. For technical support between 6 AM - 5 PM PT, contact Live Applicant Support at (855) 524-5627. Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726; or Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.