Contra Costa County, CA
Martinez, California, United States
The Position OPEN UNTIL FILLED Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for one (1) qualified individual interested in the Senior Public Health Microbiologist position assigned to the Public Health Laboratory located in Martinez, CA; the appointee may be required to travel to various locations within Contra Costa County. The Senior Public Health Microbiologist is responsible for accurately applying knowledge of accepted scientific techniques, methods, and procedures while performing varied and complex bacteriological, serological, mycological, virological, and parasitological tests. Duties and responsibilities include providing lead direction to technical and non-technical staff; performing tests for which standard procedures have not been established; consulting with supervisor, physicians, and private laboratories in performing tests; making decisions and providing opinions on specimens which fall outside normal limits and maintaining quality control records. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge of accepted techniques, methods and procedures for making bacteriological, serological, mycological, virological and parasitological tests, including specialized and more complex tests Ability to assimilate training and experience necessary to perform required specialized microbiological tests Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Excellent leadership and training skills Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with laboratory staff, the public and members of the medical profession Excellent oral and written communication skills 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 (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE: Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation: Periodically until vacancy is filled Typical Tasks Performs the more difficult and complex bacteriological, serological, parasitological, virological, mycological, and immunological tests May perform tests for which standard procedures have not been established Acts as lead person over a work group of Public Health Microbiologists and non-technical staff Provides technical lead direction Public Health Microbiologists Makes decisions and gives opinions on specimens which fall outside normal limits Consults with supervisor, physicians and private laboratories in performing tests Maintains quality control records for an assigned work group Performs less complex microbiological tests as required Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Registration Required: Possession of a valid certificate as a Public Health Microbiologist issued by the State Department of Health. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience or its equivalent performing varied microbiological and clinical tests, and analysis training as a Public Health Microbiologist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Substitution for Experience: A Master's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science field from an accredited institution may be substituted for one (1) year of clinical lab experience. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR CERTIFICATION AT TIME OF 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%). 4. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. 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.
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94542, USA
Description: SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary Range: $3,513.00/month to $4,298.00/month. PLEASE NOTE: The starting salary will be between $3,513.00/month to $3,906.00/month. Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver. For more information on the benefits program, please visit http://www.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/hr/benefits/index.html ABOUT CAL STATE EAST BAY: Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability. DEPARTMENT STATEMENT: The California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) Student Housing and Residence Life (SHRL) department in conjunction with the mission of the University and the Division of Student Affairs work to engage all residential students in their holistic development and academic success towards retention, graduation, and future endeavors. SHRL works to sustain this mission by providing student-centered programs, services, and facilities that foster a safe, inclusive and vibrant residential learning community. 'We cultivate engaged communities to develop empowered learners.' ABOUT THE POSITION: The Residence Life Professional is a temporary trainee position and works under close direction with the Associate Director of Residence Life and receives direct work lead instruction from the Assistant Director of Residence Life. This trainee position will assist with addressing concerns related to at least one of three communities within the housing complex of up to 1,600 residents. Consults resources to support recruitment, selection, training, programming/curriculum design, crisis management, administrative duties, communication with families/guardians, and other related activities. Incumbent will assist with coordinating paraprofessional selection, training, payroll, and evaluation processes; adjudicating conduct issues; leading programming efforts; implementing academic initiatives and programs to support our residents' academic needs; and leadership development within the residential community. This is a temporary, full-time trainee level position through December 31, 2020 with the possibility of re-appointment for a maximum of one year from date of hire. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist with Advising Student Staff/Leaders * Assist Residence Life Coordinators with advising students, including student staff, area council, Residence Hall Association (RHA). * Assist in administrative tasks and support for Front Desk Assistants (FDA) students. * Provide feedback at weekly meetings with area staff and assists in coordinating monthly all-staff meetings. * Participate in weekly one-on-one support meetings with area staff. * Provide on-going feedback and assists with periodic formal reviews for student staff/leaders. Support Building/Area Specific Assignment * In conjunction with the Associate and Assistant Directors for Residence Life, collaborate with faculty, staff and students to assist with providing programs that support the retention and graduation aspects of upper division students. * Assist with the coordination of the Residence Life Office including ordering/maintaining supplies and organizing the office space. * Support the Residence Life administrative process. * Provide information about the Housing reservation process for program space and equipment. Programming and Development * Provide feedback to programming/curriculum design efforts that promote academic success, appreciation of diversity, personal development and civility within the residential community and assists with their implementation. * Assist with ensuring set processes are implemented with regard to the assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of programs for residents. * Assist with reviewing individual program budgets and forwards expense requests to Assistant Director for approval. * Serve as a programming resource for students, staff and residents. * Assist with reviewing student activities and programs to ensure compliance with Federal, State and University regulations. * Assist with integrating residential programs with university-wide programs including Associated Students, Athletics, Student Academic Services and Student Life. * Support programs and assist with providing training to create an environment that attracts and supports a diverse residential population. * Assist in the publication of the residential newsletter. Support Conduct Process Administration * Consult housing conduct process and hearing officers to assist in conduct referrals. * Assist with the enforcement of the Student Housing and University rules and regulations. * Refer student disciplinary concerns for adjudication. * Assist with the proper training and guidance to student staff to ensure the appropriate enforcement of Student Housing and University rules and regulations. * Assist with completing proper documentation of incidents within a 24-hour period. * Assist with roommate mediation opportunities as an option for dealing with conflict. * Assist with annual review of the conduct process and revises the process as needed to provide services to students. Crisis Management in Training * Support and provide follow-up to Residential Assistants and Residence Life Coordinators handling crisis intervention and management. * Assist with completing the Morning Report documentation following each on-call duty rotation. * Communicate regarding crisis situations, and keeps others in area informed of developments affecting their functions. * Refer and connect students and families to department when issues become escalated. * Provide support as needed. Assist in Staff Training and Development Consultation * In collaboration with the Associate and Assistant Directors for Residence Life, support student staff training program throughout the year for student leaders including Resident Assistants, Residence Hall Association, Freshmen Front Desk and Night Operations. * Communicate with fellow Residential Life professional staff to assist in the coordination and implementation of student staff training and development throughout the year including retreats and monthly in-service sessions. * Assist with the coordination of the annual national/regional training opportunities including Northern RAP, PACURH and NACURH conferences. Assist in Housing Operations Processes * Assist in day-to-day operations of area including follow up on building maintenance concerns. * Assist to ensure completion of processes: room changes, check-ins and check-outs of residents throughout the year including submitting completed paperwork to appropriate Housing staff. * Assist to ensure that all residents have a completed inventory sheet for current assignment at all times. * Assist with facilitating periodic Housing processes, including Roommate Agreements and Health and Safety checks. * Ensure delivery of confidential written correspondence with residents including eviction notices and sanction letters. * Assist with completing monthly occupancy checks in collaboration with Assignments Coordinator. Liaison/Committee Work * Develop liaison relationships with other University departments to coordinate efforts where appropriate; specific focus on supporting summer Housing partnerships with Orientations * Serve on summer committees for Student Housing and Residence Life. * Assist with summer Student Housing residents * Serve on University committees as designated. * Participate on Housing departmental task forces and committees as designated including Staff Selection and Staff Training, Staff Training, Program Development, Professional Development. Other Duties and Support Functions * Represent the department during University events including Preview Day and Admitted Student Day. * Assist with advising and counseling students on social, personal, cultural, academic and disciplinary issues. * Perform other duties as assigned by the Director and/or designee. REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge and Abilities: Working knowledge of the basic principles of individual and group behavior; research and observation techniques for the purpose of recording, classifying, and interpreting factual information; and the techniques and methods of interviewing. Ability to gather and analyze data; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; participate in and contribute to group meetings, conferences and interviews; clearly express ideas and recommendations orally; write clear and concise reports; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and faculty. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. HOW TO APPLY: In addition to the standard Cal State East Bay application, please submit a: 1. Cover letter 2. Resume 3. List of three (3) or more professional references Resumes alone will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application. To apply on-line, please go to www.csueastbay.edu/jobs. If you are a first time user, you must register, create a user ID and password, fill in your basic information, save and click on the position you are interested in, click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the online application. This position will remain open until filled and may close without further notice. Applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via automatic email reply regarding their application materials. In addition, all applicants who were not selected will receive email notification at the conclusion of the recruitment process. Please be patient as this process may take several weeks. CONDITION(S) OF EMPLOYMENT: Satisfactory completion of a background check that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. OTHER INFORMATION: All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.csueastbay.edu/smokeandtobaccofree/ In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at: http://www.csueastbay.edu/upd/safety-and-security-reports.html MANDATED REPORTER: The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. SPONSORSHIP: Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions. EEO STATEMENT: As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Los Angeles, California, United States
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER/WEIGHTS AND MEASURES FILING DATES : March 2, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. (PST) - Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER : V0004M TEMPORARY, SEASONAL EMPLOYEES: Can qualify for County Medical Plan, Pension Savings Plan for part-time, temporary, seasonal employees. UNCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE ATTAINED PERMANENT COUNTY STATUS ON A CLASSIFIED POSITION BY SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD WITH NO BREAK IN SERVICE SINCE LEAVING THE CLASSIFIED SERVICE. FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES IN THE UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE WITH AT LEAST SIX MONTHS OF FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE IN THE UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE AT THE TIME OF FILING. NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE OR VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS (VOEL) WILL BE ACCEPTED. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT : Open Competitive Job Opportunity JOB TYPE : PERMANENT, eligible register will also be used to fill TEMPORARY positions. DEFINITION : Assists in agricultural inspection and enforcement work. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class typically work under the immediate technical supervision of a journey level inspector while assisting in agricultural inspection and other enforcement work. Incumbents in these positions must exercise basic knowledge of insect recognition as well as of state and county policies, procedures, and laws governing agricultural enforcement. Essential Job Functions Assists in inspecting agricultural products at freight, express, and post offices, and nurseries. Assists in trapping insects as part of an infestation detection program. Keeps records and makes inspection reports. Documents information collected on the field in written or electronic/magnetic form. Assists in the inspection connected with enforcement of plant pest and agricultural standardization laws. Collects samples from animals, plants, or products and routes them to laboratories for microbiological assessment, ingredient verification, or other testing. Communicates with supervisors and peers to provide information by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Evaluates information to determine compliance with standards using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. Writes reports of findings and recommendations, and advise of corrective action to be taken. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I : Completion of a natural science course in an accredited* college.** OPTION II: One year of full-time experience in work involving the recognition of insect forms. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS III - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending,stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Accredited colleges and universities include all four-year colleges and universities that meet the accreditation guidelines indicated on the bulletin. **In order to receive credit for any college course work or for completion of a training program or seminar program, you must include a legible copy of the official transcripts, official license, or official certificate of completion, respectively, with your application or within 15 calendar days of filing. For applicants with international transcript(s), a report by an evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. must be submitted at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days.The report must confirm the U.S. course/degree equivalency. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: • Candidates who have successfully completed natural science courses in an accredited* college or university in the field of Biology, Botany, Entomology, Horticulture, Parasitology, Plant Pathology, or Zoology** beyond the Selection Requirements will be given additional points Additional points will be awarded for additional experience beyond the requirements. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training, experience, and the Desirable Qualifications based on the application information weighted 100%. CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE WEIGHTED PART OF THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER . ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applicants will be placed on an eligible register based on the order of their score group. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete for this examination more than once in a twelve (12) month period. Special Information FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, regency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill both PERMANENT and TEMPORARY vacancies throughout Los Angeles County in the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Appointees will be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements . Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of employer, job title, beginning and ending dates and description of work performed. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination process. Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. FILING ONLINE Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Many important notifications such as test invitation, and other special information are only communicated via e-mail. DO NOT select "off" under Email Preferences within your profile or click "unsubscribe" on our notices if you would like the County of Los Angeles to notify you regarding your application status, test schedules, and other important information pertaining to your candidacy for this position. Moreover, please add (Tanya Marchese, Tmarchese@acwm.lacounty.gov), and firstname.lastname@example.org to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being blocked or filtered as spam/junk email from your email provider. The County of Los Angeles will not consider allegations of not receiving the email notification as an acceptable reason to authorize a reschedule or late exam administration. Please note, you can visit www.governmentjobs.com , log into your profile and check your inbox. The inbox retains a copy of all emails sent, for your records. We must receive your application and job specific questionnaire by 5:00 pm, PST, on the last day of filing. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you met the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . In order to receive credit for the required degree/coursework, certification, and/or license, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization, and/or a legible copy of the official certificate and/or license at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the date of filing application. NOTE : If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (626) 652-0740 or email them to Tanya Marchese at TMarchese@acwm.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on all the faxed documents. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record . COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. CONTACT INFORMATION: ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 575-5464 Teletype Phone : (626) 585-5520 California Relay Services : (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name : Tanya Marchese Department Contact Phone : (626) 575-5464 Department Contact Email : Tmarchese@acwm.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: