Contra Costa County, CA
Contra Costa County, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aides Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is accepting applications from Licensed Vocational Nurses who are interested in performing technical nursing duties. In an inpatient setting, under the supervision of registered professional nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses perform a wide range of patient care activities including general bedside nursing and patient hygiene, safety and comfort. They perform catheterizations, enemas, nasogastric tube insertions and irrigations; take and record vital signs and chart observations. They care for tracheotomy, jejunostomy, colostomy, and chest tubes. Licensed Vocational Nurses sign out and are responsible for controlled drugs, including narcotics, and under direction, prepare and administer medication subcutaneously, intramuscularly or orally. In some assignments, they may also adjust the flow rates of intravenous solutions containing no medications. In an ambulatory care setting, Licensed Vocational Nurses perform general nursing care under the direction of a registered Nurse or a provider. They prepare and administer medications including immunizations subcutaneously, intramuscularly, orally or topically; sign out and are responsible for controlled drugs including narcotics. They are responsible for applying dressing, compresses and soaks; taking and recording vital signs; documenting patient observations and nursing activities in patient records; and performing discharge duties To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Typical Tasks Gives general direct nursing care under direction of a Registered Nurse and/or provider Maintains patient personal hygiene, safety and comfort Performs catheterizations and enemas Under direction, prepares and administers medication subcutaneously, intramuscularly, topically or orally Signs out and is responsible for controlled drugs including narcotics Under direction gives colostomy care, including irrigations Applies dressings, compresses and soaks Under direction performs nasogastric tube insertions and irrigations Following training, participates on Code Blue and Behavioral Response Teams as required Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration Assists in administering the nursing process to patients, including data/information gathering and implementing individual patient care plans as directed by a Registered Nurse and/or provider Obtains specimens Performs, reports, and documents patient observations and nursing activities in patient/hospital records Under direction cares for tracheotomy, jejustomy and chest tubes Performs routine care and cleaning of hospital equipment Performs routine nursing duties including making beds and lifting, moving, bathing and feeding patients May assist and participate in occupational, physical and respiratory therapy programs Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation Assists the Registered Nurse in identifying patient family learning needs and implements appropriate measures After special training functions as a Monitor Nurse in the Telemetry Unit Participates in orientation and on-the-job training of assigned personnel May perform clerical duties on units and in clinics Provide and promote excellence in customer services for both internal and external customers Upon assignment and after obtaining special training and State certification, may perform specialized nursing tasks such as starting and/or superimposing intravenous solutions and adjusting flow rates and blood withdrawal in accordance with LVN scope of practice and Hospital Policy. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: current, valid and unrestricted license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse issued by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, California Department of Consumer Affairs. Experience: No experience required. Certification: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: current, valid Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or CPR by the American Red Cross. Special Requirements: As a condition of hiring, all positions: (a) Must successfully pass a pharmacology test administered by the County. (b) When assigned to Detention Facilities, must possess and maintain a Sheriff's Department clearance. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Sonoma County, CA
Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Position Information Join the Sonoma County Regional Parks family as a Park Ranger I! We offer a competitive total compensation package, including a cash allowance of $600/month!* Have you successfully completed: 290 hours basic law enforcement training certified by the U.S. Dept. of the Interior as qualifying for employment in the National Park Service or equivalent and AP.C. 832 course or equivalent police academy and First Responder or Emergency Response certification, and possess a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) Card? If you answered, "Yes" apply to join our team! Expand Your Park Ranger Career with the County of Sonoma The Sonoma County Regional Parkssystem encompasses thecounty's biggest ocean marina, largest extracurricular environmental education center, and more than 50 parks and beaches. Assigned tovarious locations, fromGualala to Petaluma and Bodega Bay to the City of Sonoma, Park Rangersare peace officers whoserveour campgrounds, playgrounds, sports fields, trails, and wild landscapes. As a Park Ranger I, you will work under supervision,patrolling parks and enforcing therules, regulations, laws, and ordinances governing county regional park activities. You will also assist the public in the use of the parks and recreational facilities by answering questions and complaints, collecting fees, and providing educational information regarding the responsible stewardship of our irreplaceable natural and cultural resources. Additionally,park operationsmanagement and minor maintenance responsibilities requirePark Rangersto complete unskilled and semi-skilled maintenance and repair tasks. Our ideal candidate will have: The required minimum qualifications Proven visitor services skills, with the aptitude and patience to tactfully respond to the public's concerns, complaints, and questions Excellent judgment, with a common sense approach to resolving issues A strong work ethic and the ability to work independently, learn quickly, and prioritize tasks effectively To learn more about our parks andthe programs and services we provide our community, please visitour Sonoma County Regional Parks website . What We Offer When you join the Sonoma County Regional Parks family you gain expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including: An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $850 and ongoing education/training opportunities Primary uniforms provided by the County and$7.30 pay-period contribution towards cleaning costs Annual $225 safety/utility boot voucher Depending upon assignment, shift differential premiums ranging from 5% to 10 Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits Retirement fully integrated with Social Security May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range Individuals newly hired or re-appointed into this job classification shall serve a probationary period of one year,wear auniform, and may be assigned work during weekends, holidays, and irregular hours.A valid Class C driver's license is required. Park Rangers may be assigned to any division or location within the Regional Parks system and may have the opportunity to live at a park, incounty-provided housing, at low monthly rates. However, there is no guarantee that housing will be provided for any assignment. *Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can found in the Sonoma County Law Enforcement Association (SCLEA) Memorandum of Understanding(MOU) and in our Employee Benefits directory. This recruitment is being conducted to fill a Park Ranger I position in the Sonoma County Regional Parks Department. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary)positions as they occur during the active status of the list. County employees who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment . APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education: The ability to read and write English and make basic arithmetic calculations at a level for successful job performance is required, as is recent academic course work which directly relates to the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, this course work would be in the fields of park management, forestry, natural resources or closely related field. Experience: Any combination of experience which directly relates to the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, one year of entry-level experience in park management or operations, or two years of experience as a park maintenance worker which included training in park operations, would provide such opportunity. Special Qualifications: Requires certificate of successful completion of the 290-hour basic law enforcement training certified by the U.S. Dept. of the Interior as qualifying for employment in the National Park Service and other federal agencies or equivalent and a P.C. 832 course, or equivalent police academy; also requires a current and valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiac Care Card, and a current First Responder or Emergency Response certificate. Prior to the expiration of the probationary period, incumbents must also acquire a valid Emergency Medical Technician Basic certificate, and successfully complete required training in the use of a baton and pepper spray. License: Possession of a valid California driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position. Background Requirement: Incumbents shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state, nor be under current formal probation supervision. CANDIDATES CERTIFIED FOR EMPLOYMENT MUST BE WILLING TO UNDERGO AN IN-DEPTH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING A PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION, CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK, AND A MEDICAL EXAMINATION. Citizenship Requirement: Permanent resident aliens who wish to be employed as peace officers must apply for citizenship at least one year before application for such employment. If a permanent resident alien has not obtained citizenship within three years after application for employment or is denied citizenship he or she shall be disqualified for peace officer status. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Working knowledge of: park management, practices and operations, horticulture, forestry and natural resources; general principles of park administration, such as fee collection, park patrol, park law enforcement, and park interpretation; of county park rules, and state regulations, laws and ordinances; State Fish and Game rules, regulations and laws; hand tools, work aides, power tools and light machines used in carpentry, plumbing, electrical and related work. Knowledge of: county park features and natural resources; effective principles and practices of personnel supervision and training; first aid and techniques and practices, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation; modern monetary and statistical record keeping. Ability to: deal effectively and tactfully with the public and county employees; follow written and oral instructions; perform arithmetic calculations involving United States monetary units and other basic arithmetic calculations; tactfully enforce park rules, regulations, laws and ordinances, and to issue written citations and violations; perform general building and unskilled maintenance and repair tasks with hand tools, work aides and light machines; develop semi-skilled working skills in carpentry, plumbing and electrical work; comply with common safety practices and procedures; detect safety hazards within a park area and take corrective action; learn and apply EMT Basic level first aid to park visitors; speak effectively before groups and audiences; train, schedule, assign and supervise subordinate personnel; perform moderately heavy physical labor; safely drive and operate light motorized vehicles; work during weekdays, holidays, and shift hours, and to wear a uniform. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting a Jobwith the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the application, examination, and department selection processes. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questions will be used in assessing minimum qualifications. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (Weight 100%). Each application and supplemental questionnaire will be thoroughly evaluated for satisfaction of minimum qualifications and relevance of educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities that relate to this position. Candidates possessing the most appropriate job-related qualifications will be placed on an employment list and referred to the department for selection interviews. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Continuous recruitments may close without notice at any time that a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: CG HR Technician: RR
Contra Costa County, CA
Martinez, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting men and women for a challenging career in the Sheriff's public safety communications center. No prior experience is required. Individuals hired will receive intensive training during the initial 12-month probationary period and are expected to qualify for advancement to the class of Sheriff's Dispatcher II ($5,153 - $6,114) within one year of employment. Sheriff-Dispatcher is a non-sworn, uniformed position. Dispatchers receive a yearly uniform allowance. Individuals assigned to designated positions requiring bilingual ability must pass language proficiency evaluation to qualify for a bilingual differential. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the dispatch center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate Characteristics of the ideal candidate: •Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively •Be able to communicate clearly •Ability to read, comprehend and retain information •Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations •Ability to adapt to changing situations •Ability to multi-task •Highly self-motivated •Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES For applications received between 05/06/2020 - 06/05/2020 Tentative Typing Assessment: 06/16/2020 - 06/17/2020 Tentative Performance Exam: 07/4/2020 - 07/6/2020 Typical Tasks Receives telephone and radio messages Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a mobile command center Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Typing Proficiency: Ability to accurately type at a speed not less than 40 words per minute. Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required typing assessment ) ( Qualifying ) Performance Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: decision making, data entry, call summarization, memory recall, prioritization, map reading, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100% ) Test information is available by visiting the vendor's website at: CritiCall and Dispatcher Applicant: F.A.Q The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.