PROJECT MANAGER - H & HS/Mental Health (Extra Help) - Continuous/Open Until Filled

  • Napa County
  • Napa, California
  • Sep 22, 2022
Variable Shift Clerical and Administrative Support Project Management Public Health
  • Salary: $49.50 - $60.02 Hourly USD

Job Description

The Napa Valley
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The Napa Valley
- Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 130,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage.

Located in the heart of California’s preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities.

The Napa Valley’s strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities.
County of Napa as an Employer
The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,300 employees.

As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community’s values: integrity, accountability, and service.
The Position
A Project Manager - H&HS is responsible for the management of a specific special and major project or projects within HHSA. Positions in this class lead the administration and implementation of project activities to ensure that the project successfully meets identified objectives. This class works collaboratively with other Agency and County managers and supervisors in project planning and the delivery of project services. Positions in this class have broad responsibility and authority to plan, implement, and monitor strategies related to a specific project. Positions in this class exercise considerable independent judgment in coordinating and setting priorities to accomplish the timelines for project success. An incumbent must have the technical expertise, managerial skills, and overall grasp of the Agency's goals, missions, and clientele needs. The position works directly with the management staff at the Agency to provide leadership to assist in the implementation of an assigned significant project and requires the ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with all project members, management staff, vendors, and other County departments.

The current (extra help) vacancy is assigned to the Mental Health Division and the position will be responsible for assisting with complex and transformative initiatives such as CalAIM (California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal) planning and implementation. In addition, this position will be responsible for the oversight and support of CalAIM's Enhanced Case Management (ECM) and the Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Plan (BHQUIP), along with BHQUIP deliverables as needed. There will be additional duties as assigned such as supporting the roll out of CANSA—Child and Adolescent Needs and Strength Assessment, and Adult Needs and Strength Assessment, along with managing the data needs associated with these programs

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and collaboratively including the skills needed to lead a group, interpersonal skills, and good verbal and written communication skills. Data monitoring knowledge of spreadsheets such as Excel a must.

The Recruitment Process:

1. Applications will be accepted on-line on a continuous basis until the current vacancy is filled.

2. Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and supplemental questions will be scored by Subject Matter Experts on a continuous basis. Only the most qualified from the scoring of supplemental questions will be invited to the Oral Panel Interviews.

3. Oral Panel Interviews be held on a continuous basis. Only the most qualified candidates from the oral panel interviews will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring manager for further consideration.

Human Resources reserves the right to add, change or cancel any aspect of the recruitment process.

Example of Duties
Plan, organize, and direct the services and activities of an assigned special and major project or projects in HHSA; manage and participate in the development and implementation of project goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; recommend and administer policies and procedures; consult with management staff in the formation of administrative policies and procedures; advise and consult with the management staff on progress, goals, and timelines of assigned projects; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; manage and monitor the work with contractors and vendors providing services to the Agency; communicate with management staff and state and local agencies on project needs, problems, regulations, and requirements; coordinate services and operations with other divisions, County agencies, and community groups; consult with managers, employees, and other related staff on the project activities; provide leadership and direction to project teams, ensuring coordination and communication with all project members, Agency management staff, vendors, and other County offices; represent the assigned project area at meetings; give presentations on project services, activities, and operations; serve as staff to advisory boards; provide information to Agency advisory boards; provide management analysis and administrative assistance to management in the Agency; conduct studies; prepare records, reports, and correspondence related to assigned project.


Principles and practices of project planning, monitoring, and evaluation.
Principles of effective team building and project management.

Standard organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs.

Principles and practices of working in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environments.

Principles of business letter writing.

Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.


Participate in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating assigned projects, events, or technical area.

Perform responsible and difficult programmatic and administrative duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative.

Effectively manage the day-to-day operations, services, and activities of assigned projects and initiatives within HHSA.

Participate in the development and administration of program goals, objectives and procedures.

Analyze policies and procedures; develop and implement revisions.

Provide effective leadership, build relationships, and utilize team building skills.

Organize and prioritize timelines and project schedules in an effective and timely manner.

Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.

Establish and maintain various data collection, record keeping, tracking, filing, and reporting systems.

Prepare clear and concise technical, administrative reports.

Coordinate services with other programs and services within the County and with outside organizations, agencies, and facilities.

Work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities.

Operate a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related peripheral equipment and software applications.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.


Work primarily in a standard office setting with some travel to different sites and locations.

Work extended hours including evenings and weekends.

Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time.

Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist.

Lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight.

Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard.

Verbally communicate to exchange information.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Education - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:


Four years of increasingly responsible professional level program experience in a program area related to assigned project.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, social work, or related field.

License or Certificate*:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

*Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position.

Loss of the required State licensure may result in termination or reassignment.


Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually.

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Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination.

All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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