Contra Costa County, CA
Contra Costa County, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Psychiatric Technicians for acute inpatient psychiatric services at the Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center in Martinez. Under the supervision of a staff Psychiatrist or Registered Nurse, Technicians provide psychiatric nursing care services to patients who are mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or mentally challenged. Psychiatric Technicians are part of an interdisciplinary team which includes medical care and mental health staff who work together to develop and implement treatment and discharge plans. They assist in facilitating patient therapy in-group or family sessions, provide general and psychiatric nursing care and administer medication under medical supervision. When crises intervention services are needed, Psychiatric Technicians utilize verbal and appropriate physical techniques to ensure a safe, therapeutic environment. 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. Gives general and psychiatric nursing care Observes and records patient's condition and behavior and responses to treatment Reports significant changes or any unusual occurrences to superiors Takes and records patient's temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure Assists patients with hygiene care and helps them maintain a well groomed appearance Accompanies patients to designated areas and supervises them while engaged in individual or group activities Participates in group therapy sessions acting as co-facilitator with professional staff Provides crisis intervention services by utilizing verbal and where necessary, physical techniques to ensure a safe, therapeutic environment Administers medication under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse, orally, topically, hypodermically, and intramuscularly Aids or restrains patients to prevent injury to themselves or others Attends staff meetings and other in-service training as required Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid license to practice as a Psychiatric Technician issued by the State of California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners. Certificates: Possession of a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate issued by the American Heart Association or valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Red Cross. Special Requirements: (A) Prior to and as a condition of employment, ability to successfully pass a Pharmacology Test administered by the County. (B) Within the first 6 months of employment, must obtain certification in Professional Assault Response Training (PART). (C) Must be available for assignment to Code 2000 by completion of probationary period. 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 YOUR 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 examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's 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.
City of Auburn, AL
Auburn, Alabama, United States
General Statement of Duties Maintains parks and related areas within the Parks and Recreation Department; performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to perform manual work associated with the repair, maintenance and beautification of City parks and related areas. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Athletic Facilities Superintendent and/or the Cemetery and Parks Superintendent or the Horticulturist but some leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative. An employee in this class performs the duties of other employees in the Parks and Recreation Department as required or as assigned by supervisory personnel. The principal duties of this class are performed in an outdoor environment, which may involve adverse weather conditions and related hazards. Work is performed in a noisy place that exposes the employee to dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. Work requires the use of protective devices, such as glasses, gloves, etc. An employee in this class may perform the assigned duties on athletic fields, City parks or in the cemetery and related facilities. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Plants, waters, fertilizes, cultivates, mows and rakes grass; Trims fence lines and the banks of drainage ditches; Collects litter and debris; Empties park garbage cans and hauls the collected waste to the City dump; Applies pesticides under close supervision; Uses hand tools such as picks, shovels and rakes; Operates power equipment, including chain saws, edgers, weed eaters, push and riding mowers, back hoes and field painters; Inventories Parks and Recreation areas and informs supervisor of any needed repairs and/or maintenance; Cleans and weeds flower beds, mulches around flowers and waters as appropriate; Cleans flowers and prunes related shrubbery as necessary; Cleans and paints concession stands, field houses and related Parks and Recreation facilities; Repairs windows, doors, plumbing and other fixtures; Performs manual tasks in the installation of water lines, irrigation systems, fencing, flag poles, benches and picnic tables; Constructs and maintains pitcher's mounds and related components of athletic fields; Loosens, levels and maintains dirt infields and baselines; Prepares playing fields through measuring and applying paint or marble dust; Installs and maintains soccer goals, outdoor basketball posts, football goalposts, bleachers, gates, fencing, backstops and netting; Repairs worn areas of playing areas by cultivating, leveling grades and/or replacing grass; Prepares athletic fields for competition by setting out bases or related equipment as needed; Monitors and maintains equipment in a safe operating condition and reports all damages to supervisor; Checks and maintains air, oil, fuel, spark plugs, mower blades, tires etc.; Cleans equipment and work area; Measures and marks off grave lots; Removes grass for replanting over completed graves; Digs graves according to specification with a backhoe and/or hand tools; Covers open grave with plywood until the ceremony is held and the burial is complete; Sets up tents and all related equipment for burials; Fills and settles graves and installs markers and vases; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, Parks and Recreation patrons, persons involved in burial ceremonies and the public. Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Good knowledge of safety procedures involved in parks maintenance activities; Some knowledge of parks and athletics fields maintenance activities and procedures; Some knowledge of the proper operating procedures for all related equipment; Some knowledge of Departmental objectives and purposes; Skill in the use of picks, shovels, chain saws, edgers, weed eaters, push and riding mowers, back hoes and field painters; Ability to communicate well with others; Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions; Ability to use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions; Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; Ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology; Integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks. Acceptable Experience and Training Some related maintenance experience; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Essential Physical Abilities Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively; Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to monitor one's own work progress and distinguish between shades of color; Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate related equipment; Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to climb ladders, work in trenches and rough terrain and have access to various parks and related areas; Ability to stand, walk, bend, crouch or stoop intermittently; Ability to frequently lifting light objects weighing less than 24 pounds and heavy objects weighing more than 25 pounds. "This class specification is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this class specification at any time without notice."
City of Concord, CA
Concord, CA, United States
***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** LIFEGUARD/SWIM INSTRUCTOR I The City of Concord is seeking team-oriented individuals to work for the City's Aquatic Program. Under supervision, the Lifeguard/Swim Instructor I performs a variety of duties for the purpose of providing for water safety at Concord Community Pool. This includes organizing, coordinating, conducting, and instructing courses in water safety as well as supervision of the community swimming pool. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Performs the tasks necessary to promote public safety at an aquatic facility by Lifeguarding. Monitors activities to prevent accidents: enforces facility rules, cautions swimmers regarding unsafe swimming activities, rescues non swimmers and administers first aid. Develops, organizes, and instructs beginning, intermediate, and advanced swimming classes for all ages. Inspects and maintains equipment and materials to ensure they are in proper working order. Takes reports from the public; fills out incident reports, training logs and other forms and paperwork as required. Participates in in-service training sessions. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously (100 yards Freestyle, 100 yards Breaststroke, 100 yard either Freestyle or Breaststroke), retrieve 10-pound diving brick from a depth of 13 feet, and tread water for 2 minutes without the use of hands. Previous Lifeguarding and Swim experience highly desired. Upon hire, lifeguard training and swim instructor training will be provided. Other: Minimum age 15. Must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week, early morning, evening and weekend shifts when required, and attend weekly in-service trainings; be willing to participate in Lifeguard Training, provided by the City of Concord. Only those candidates who complete the lifeguarding course successfully will be retained. Must be able to clear TB and DOJ clearance. Closing Date/Time: Sat. 08/01/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time