Workforce/Career Assessment Supervisor *Revised

  • Sacramento County, CA
  • Sacramento, California
  • Jun 30, 2022
Clerical and Administrative Support
  • Salary: $76,253.76 - $92,686.32 Annually USD

Job Description

The Position

*The final filing date for this exam has been revised. This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:

7/20/22, *8/17/22 (final)

The Workforce/Career Assessment Supervisor, under direction, supervises and coordinates the work of a unit of staff responsible for the formal assessment of the employment background, knowledge, skills and abilities of participants in welfare-to-work programs; supervises the development of goal oriented employment plans designed to lead to employment of the participants in the local labor market; or supervises a staff engaged in developing and marketing jobs for clients with local employers. Incumbents will be assigned to supervise one of the following functional options:

  • Career assessment
  • Job development


Examples of Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of
Both Options:
  • Principles of supervision including effective personnel practices including recognition, performance evaluation, and progressive discipline, and employee development.
  • The laws, rules, regulations, and procedures governing the operation of public social services agencies in a variety of relevant program areas.
  • Principles of human behavior including people under physical, psychological and social stress.
  • Types of financial, medical and human services available to public assistance applicants.
  • Principles of time management and project management.
  • Principles and techniques of program planning and evaluation.
  • County, State and Federal laws governing employment, labor conditions, and public social services employment programs.
  • Federal and State occupational guidance aids such as the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.
  • Occupational groups, job duties, minimum qualifications for access to a variety of jobs.
  • Educational and experience requirements for a wide variety of jobs and employment opportunities.
  • Effective public relations and public speaking methods.
  • Socio-economic conditions and trends affecting employability.
  • Socio-economic, environmental, and cultural factors affecting the behavior of disadvantaged persons.
  • Job training program benefits and requirements.
  • Characteristics and trends of the local labor market.
  • Services and resources provided through other governmental agencies and community-based organizations.
  • Career planning methods and techniques.
  • Vocational and remedial education and training resources available in the community.
  • Principles and practices of employment counseling, vocational guidance and job placement.
  • Basic principles of individual and group behavior.
Career Option:
  • Vocational testing methods, practices and their limitations.
  • Standardized tests used in vocational guidance.
Job Development Option:
  • Employment contract negotiation and administration.
  • Program outreach, marketing and public relations techniques.
  • Participant recruitment and referral techniques.
Ability to
Both Options:
  • Plan, organize and supervise the work of subordinate staff.
  • Provide consultative services in complex situations.
  • Coordinate the delivery of social, employment and community services.
  • Analyze situation accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Recognize problems that call for the use of public and private community resources.
  • Effectively listen, mediate and resolve complaints.
  • Read, interpret, apply, and explain complex regulations and reports.
  • Research, analyze and make recommendations on the implementation of policies, procedures, regulations and workflow.
  • Develop clear and comprehensive procedures and forms necessary to implement changes.
  • Communicate effectively with persons from a variety of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
  • Develop rapport and maintain effective work relationships with employers, service providers, clients and others.
  • Prepare and delivery effective presentations to employers, program participants, and other staff.
  • Read, understand, apply and explain regulations and procedures governing job-training programs.
  • Work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Secure, organize, interpret and analyze economic and labor market information.
  • Use computers and related equipment as necessary for job assignments.


Employment Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Either: 1.
Education: Both the Career Assessment and Job Development Options require a bachelor's degree in vocational counseling, vocational rehabilitation, social work, marketing, business administration, public relations, or a closely related field.
AND
Experience: Depending upon the option applying for, the experience requirement is:

Career Assessment Option:

Either: Three years of vocational counseling, career counseling, and rehabilitation job solicitation and assessment experience involving a variety of occupations and industrial groups. (The duties must have included the administration and interpretation of a variety of aptitude, interest, and employment readiness tests and measurement tools.) Substitution: A Master's Degree in vocational or rehabilitation counseling may substitute for one year of this required experience.

Or: Two years of experience in the Sacramento County class of Vocational Assessment Counselor in Sacramento County.

Job Development Option:

Either: Three years of vocational counseling, career counseling, or rehabilitation job solicitation and placement experience including interviewing for employment of a broad range of occupations and industrial groups. Substitution: A Master's Degree in vocational or rehabilitation counseling may substitute for one year of this required experience.

Or: Two years of experience in the Sacramento County class of Workforce Coordinator.

OR: 2:
Career Assessment Option: In the Sacramento County class of Human Services Supervisor (Level II) and two years of supervisory experience in Sacramento County supervising career assessment activities.

Job Development Option: In the Sacramento County class of Human Services Supervisor (Level II) and two years of supervisory experience in Sacramento County supervising job development activities.

Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.

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 Requirement: A valid California Class C Driver's License is required prior to appointment to this class. Failure to maintain a valid license may constitute cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Child and Elder Abuse Reporting: Persons selected for employment must as a condition of employment sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting.

Working Conditions: Duties may require exposure to hostile, emotionally disturbed or mentally ill persons and/or confrontational interpersonal situations; may work in dangerous, high crime areas of the community; and/or standby, callback and work during non-routine hours.

Probationary Period

The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) 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

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Closing Date/Time: 8/17/2022 5:00 PM Pacific

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

No

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