Placer County

Placer County is a prosperous community characterized by a healthy and diverse economy, attractive business environment, and residents who benefit from high quality educational, safety, and healthcare infrastructure, in addition to a wide variety of outstanding recreational opportunities. The government center of Placer County (located in Auburn) is 30 miles northeast of Sacramento, the State capital. Stretching over one hundred miles, from the breathtaking vistas of the truly one-of-a-kind Lake Tahoe down through the verdant foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the lush Sacramento Valley, Placer County encompasses some of the most beautiful and diverse scenery in Northern California.

Placer County offers a generous benefits package. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision and CalPERS retirement, as well as 13 paid holidays, 12 days/year paid sick leave, generous vacation allowances, 100 hours/year management leave (for management classifications), and more. For additional benefit information and details click here.

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PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Feb 04, 2023
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division has an immediate vacancy for a permanent/full-time Public Health Epidemiologist I. The Public Health Epidemiologist I is responsible for analyzing and interpreting population-based health data, developing and implementing public health surveillance systems, conducting public health program evaluation, coordinating outbreak investigations, and presenting epidemiologic results to a wide variety of audiences. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional extra-help* or permanent vacancies as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. *Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This classification received a general wage increase of 4% effective 7/2/22 and is scheduled to receive subsequent general wage increases of 4% in July 2023 and 4% in July 2024. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including: Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays* Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year Sick leave: 12 days/year* Cafeteria plan: 6% of employee's salary will be contributed towards employee to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee CalPERS retirement plans Retiree medical insurance Deferred compensation Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency. *Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year. The information above represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire about the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. For a detailed listing of benefits, please click here to view Professional benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, and conduct various field studies and surveillance to determine the patterns of disease in the community; to evaluate health impact of department programs; to make recommendations regarding the possible causation of disease and disease processes, their correlation with behavioral risk factors and community conditions; to investigate and control outbreaks of disease; and to consult with County staff, other County agencies and community organizations on issues of health-related research, data analysis and program evaluation. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Public Health Epidemiologist series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from supervisory or management staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Utilize data to develop an understanding of the patterns of health problems in a community and to identify risk factors leading to these problems. Plan and implement surveillance programs; establish and maintain health information and surveillance systems to monitor community health status and trends; prepare reports related to disease surveillance and control measures. Prepare, analyze, and interpret technical epidemiological data and make recommendations for interventions; develop and implement statistical analysis methodologies to evaluate effectiveness of interventions in improving community health indicators. Utilize computerized data management tools to analyze standard data sets; prepare and maintain statistical records and reports through the use of computers and applicable software applications (including spreadsheets, databases, and statistical software packages). Communicate epidemiological findings in both a written and oral format appropriate to level of target audience (both technical and community based). Conduct literature reviews relating to communicable diseases to keep current on guidance, legislation, and best practices. Coordinate activities and staff involved in data collection and related activities. Assist in the development of needs assessments and grant proposals. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with controlled temperature conditions. Position may require travel to and from locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience required. Training: Possession of a master's degree in epidemiology, public health, biostatistics, or a closely related field. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Basic principles and methods of public health practice in collecting, tabulating, and interpreting public health and medical statistical data. Availability, uses, and limitations of demographic and health data, biostatistics, and interpretation of small number analyses. Computer applications related to the work, including database development and modification and report generation technique (examples: Epi info, GIS, statistical analysis, data base systems, internal, and/or other epidemiological data systems, word processing, PowerPoint, desktop publishing, etc.) Federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to public health practice and administration. Funding sources and grant application and contracting practices. Ability to: On a continuous basis, analyze work papers, complex data sets, reports, and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information and trends in data; know and explain trends, data sources, laws, regulations, and codes; remember, interpret, and explain various rules and policies; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; analyze situations quickly and objectively to determine proper course of action. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk or in meetings for a long period of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding a desk; walk, stand, bend, squat, or kneel perform simple and power grasping and fine manipulation; lift, carry, and position supplies and equipment; see, hear, and speak with sufficient acuity to perform essential job functions; differentiate colors within data sets, charts, and graphs; write or use a keyboard to communicate or enter/retrieve data from computer; lift light weight. Learn to develop and recommend policies and procedures related to program activities. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with personnel at all levels of the organization, other health officials, representatives of other agencies, and the public. Interpret and analyze data, identify patterns of disease processes, and make appropriate recommendations. Prepare accurate statistical and narrative reports, computer documentation, and other written materials. Work effectively with interruption; handle multiple project assignments. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments to this classification shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Professional CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . Closing Date/Time: 2/24/2023 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Feb 03, 2023
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including: Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays* Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year Sick leave: 12 days/year* Cafeteria plan: 6% of employee's salary will be contributed towards employee to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee CalPERS retirement plans Retiree medical insurance Deferred compensation Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency. *Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year. The information above represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire about the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. For a detailed listing of benefits, please click here to view Professional benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To supervise a group of probation officers engaged in professional probation work for adults and juveniles in either a field or institutional setting; to review the work of probation staff, evaluate performance and counsel and coach staff; to train and orient new staff; to assist in the development of probation policies and procedures; to provide technical expertise and perform related supervisory duties; and to provide staff assistance to the Probation Manager. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the supervisory level in the Deputy Probation Officer Series. Positions in this class are distinguished from the next lower-level class of Senior Deputy Probation Officer - Field and Senior Deputy Probation Officer - Institution by having direct and continuing supervision over probation officers and are distinguished from the next higher class of Probation Manager in that the latter are charged with administrative responsibilities in a major division of the Probation Department. Supervising Deputy Probation Officers do not normally carry a caseload or work directly with detainees, but rather focus efforts on the efficient functioning of their assigned unit or units. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Probation Manager or other management staff. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical, and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Act as a representative or liaison of the Probation Department and provide information or consulting services for organizations, groups, and individuals concerned with providing rehabilitative services for juvenile or adult offenders. Prepare detailed and complex reports that may be administrative, operational, or technical in nature; prepare monthly statistics and other special reports; compile annual budget numbers for special programs and grants. Develop, operate, and monitor special programs and projects undertaken by the Department. Explain and interpret department policies and procedures to staff members. Participate in department training, staff development, and community education activities. Attend and participate in meetings to keep current on laws and policies regarding the field of probation. May serve as Probation Manager or site supervisor of a branch office within the department in the absence of the incumbent. Monitor institutional operations; document and resolve incidents. Assist in researching and developing new probation and juvenile detention casework techniques and principles; may perform as a cons ultant or specialist in particularly difficult areas of probation work and/or facility management. Maintain safety and security of youth within the County institution . Coordinate and manage field, institutional, and afterhours operations and respond accordingly. Supervise and consult with probation staff in analyzing cases and formulating and modifying treatment plans; review, interpret, and evaluate cases; review court reports and field activities to ensure compliance with laws and Departmental guidelines. Counsel probationers and consult with interested agencies and individuals to resolve difficult case problems. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with controlled temperature conditions, and/or an indoor office environment in a secure, lock-down detention facility, with some job functions performed outside with varying environments, including inclement weather. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : One year of probation officer experience in a class comparable to Senior Deputy Probation Officer-Field or Senior Deputy Probation Officer-Institution with Placer County; OR Two years of probation officer experience in at least two different divisions of Probation in a class comparable to Deputy Probation Officer II-Field with Placer County; OR Four years of Probation Officer experience in a class comparable to Deputy Probation Officer II - Institution with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, corrections, or a closely related field. Required License or Certificate: Possession of, and ability to maintain, a valid First Aid and CPR certificate. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Must successfully complete the Supervisory Probation Course of instruction certified by the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) within one (1) year of appointment to the classification and successfully complete additional certified instruction annually thereafter. Possession of the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Juvenile Corrections Officer Core Certificate within one (1) year of appointment to the Institution. Possession of Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Basic Probation Officer certificate within one (1) year of appointment. Special Requirements: Employees in this classification are Peace Officers as defined by section 830.5 of the Penal Code and must satisfy the State of California criteria and minimum standards for Peace Officer status. Must meet the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) standards in Title 15, Section 1320. May be required to carry a firearm. Must be at least 21 years of age upon appointment KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and theories of human behavior, probation casework and counseling, and criminal justice and rehabilitation. State and local laws and departmental policies and procedures affecting probation work, including juvenile detention and adult offenders. Principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. Causes, control, and treatment techniques of crime and delinquency. Criminal behavior and the law. Operation, process, and terminology of the Superior and Municipal Courts. Ability to: Supervise, train, and evaluate staff; implement progressive discipline as needed. Recommend, implement, and explain policies and procedures. Analyze individual behavior and family systems; interpret and understand human behavior; problem solve situations by mediating disputes. Sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or while performing field and/or institution activities; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation to use telephone, radio, and other office equipment; write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; lift very heavy weight; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, climb stairs and/or ladders; manage physical confrontations when individuals resist arrest; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, and/or pulling; use handcuffs, weapons, pepper spray, and other equipment; have sufficient visual acuity, hearing, and sense of smell to perform essential job functions. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; understand and interpret County and Department policies; know, enforce, explain, and interpret applicable laws, regulations, and codes. Exercise skilled judgment in the assessment and treatment of probationers and families; identify potential problems among clients and/or incarcerated youth. Analyze situations accurately and objectively; adopt effective courses of action; work effectively in stressful situations; resolve conflicts in an effective manner; obtain information through interview and interrogation. Quickly interpret, organize, and apply information received in writing, verbally or visually. Perform crisis intervention; remember past behavior and medications; provide or recommend individual counseling and understand applicable counseling techniques and methods. Perform arrest, search, and seizure activities safely and within the confines of the law. Synthesize complex information into a formal recommendation to the court; write clear and concise court reports. Effectively manage a large and diverse caseload; complete multiple tasks at once; focus and work effectively with multiple interruptions. Book adults and youth; connect to electronic monitoring program equipment; search residences and vehicles; explain program and rules to participants, conduct field checks. Observe and maintain control and custody of incarcerated youth under supervision. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Maintain good physical, emotional, and mental condition to satisfactorily perform the functions of the position. Use and care for small firearms and other law enforcement equipment and tools as assigned. Work in close proximity of others or in isolation. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work overtime and rotating shifts, including long hours, nights, and weekends. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to positions in this classification shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Professional - Safety SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at JMTucker@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4667. Closing Date/Time: 2/17/2023 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Feb 03, 2023
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including: Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays* Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year Sick leave: 12 days/year* Cafeteria plan: 6% of employee's salary will be contributed towards employee to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee CalPERS retirement plans Retiree medical insurance Deferred compensation Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency. *Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year. The information above represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire about the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. For a detailed listing of benefits, please click here to view Professional - Safety benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform the more difficult or unusual juvenile or adult probation casework; to be a specialist in a particularly difficult area of probation work or act as a lead over a unit or small program; and to provide staff assistance to assigned Supervising Deputy Probation Officer - Field or Probation Manager. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Deputy Probation Officer - Field series for the court and supervision units. This is the highest non-supervisory class in the Probation Officer series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties, and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series, including acting as a specialist or as a lead over a unit or small program. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. This class is distinguished from the Deputy Probation Officer II - Field in that this is the lead or specialist level. It is distinguished from the Supervising Deputy Probation Officer in that the latter has full supervisory responsibility for a unit, while the former has lead responsibility or serves as a technical specialist. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Deputy Probation Officer - Field or Probation Manager. May exercise technical and functional supervision over clerical, technical and/or entry-level professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: In difficult and unusual cases, interview adults or juveniles, their families, and interested individuals; determine the type and extent of their needs and problems; and make recommendations upon advisability of probation; when probation is indicated, formulate plans of probation and make recommendations to the court on plans for the adjustment and rehabilitation of the offender; perform field supervision services; and enforce court orders. Write adult and juvenile diversion and pre-sentence investigation reports for the courts; appear in court for sentencing on Superior Court cases. Provide lead supervision over a unit or small program; coordinate work flow and assist in setting priorities; act as a liaison with the local community, outside agencies, and the County. Plan, organize, and supervise a caseload; review court reports to ensure compliance with laws and Departmental guidelines; review staff requests to make arrests, transport prisoners, conduct searches, and other related activities; supervise or personally assist in the transportation of wards in and out of the State. Supervise and monitor defendants on the electronic monitoring program; when necessary, search residences and vehicles; work with contractor to install electronic monitoring equipment; set up monitoring schedule with defendants. Act as the Probation Department's liaison with, and may provide consulting services for, organizations, groups, and individuals concerned with providing rehabilitative services for juvenile or adult offenders. Conduct juvenile traffic hearings for minors and impose appropriate penalties for violations; conduct Juvenile Citation Hearings and supervise the Adult Work Release Program. Assist in researching and developing new probation casework techniques and principles; may perform as a consultant or specialist in particularly difficult areas of probation work. May represent the Probation Department before interested groups and individuals. Develop, operate, and monitor special programs and projects undertaken by the Department. Review court reports to ensure compliance with laws and Departmental guidelines. May be assigned as assistant to a Supervising Deputy Probation Officer - Field, filling in during absence. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS I t is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of experience in a class comparable to Deputy Probation Officer II - Field in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, corrections, or a closely related field. Required License or Certificate: Possession of the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Basic Probation Officer certificate. Must successfully complete additional required certified instruction annually. Must maintain a valid First Aid and CPR certificate. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Special Requirements: Must be at least 21 years of age upon appointment. Must meet minimum standards required for Peace Officers as set forth in Section 1029 and 1031 of the Government Code. Must meet the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) standards in Title 15, Sections 130-132. Must pass a background investigation. Must meet physical standards established for County Safety employees, including a psychological examination. Must qualify for use of a firearm when assigned to a field position. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Pinciples of probation casework and counseling, as applied to the probation field. Principles and theories of human behavior. State and local laws and Departmental policies and procedures affecting probation work. Operation, process, and terminology of the Courts. Principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Ability to: On an intermittent basis, analyze individual behavior and family systems; identify potential problems among clients; interpret and understand human behavior; problem solve situations by mediating disputes; remember past behavior; and explain procedures and policies to juveniles and adults. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk while preparing reports or interviewing; stand to conduct field contacts; bend and squat to perform searches; kneel to make arrests or file papers; climb during searches; manage physical confrontations when individuals resist arrest; use fine hand manipulation for handcuff, weapons, and computer use; visual, auditory, and sense of smell needed for supervision of wards and probationers; and lift very heavy weight. Exercise skilled judgment in the assessment and treatment of probationers and families; effectively manage a large, complex, and diverse case load. Analyze situations accurately and objectively; adopt an effective course of action; work effectively in stressful situations; resolve conflicts in an effective manner; obtain information through interview and interrogation. Perform crisis intervention; give individual counseling and understand counseling techniques and methods. Perform arrest, search, and seizure activities safely and within the confines of the law. Synthesize complex information into a formal recommendation to the court; write clear and concise court reports. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. Use and care for small firearms and other law enforcement equipment and tools as assigned. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Maintain good physical, emotional, and mental condition to satisfactorily perform the functions of the position. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at JMTucker@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4667. Closing Date/Time: 2/17/2023 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Feb 02, 2023
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION This classification received a general wage increase of 4% effective 7/2/22 and is scheduled to receive subsequent general wage increases of 4% in July 2023 and 4% in July 2024. Placer County is currently accepting applications for Health Education Program Coordinator - I and Health Education Program Coordinator - II. Each level has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications for each recruitment: Health Education Program Coordinator- I #2023-11795-01 Health Education Program Coordinator - II #2023-14301-01 The Health Education Program Coordinator - I will be responsible for planning, administering, and evaluating a scope of work for one of the Division's public health prevention programs. Activities will include collaborating with public and private sector representatives, developing and disseminating health promotional materials such as infographics, fact sheets, and posters, delivering educational presentations to both large and small groups, drafting and proposing public policies, and engaging youth in health prevention activities. The position will work in a variety of environments, both in the office and in the community. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may also be used to fill future permanent or extra-help, and open or promotional vacancies. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% bilingual pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including: Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays* Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year Sick leave: 12 days/year* Cafeteria plan: 6% of employee's salary will be contributed towards employee to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee CalPERS retirement plans Retiree medical insurance Deferred compensation Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency. *Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year. The information above represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire about the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. For a detailed listing of benefits, please click here to view Professional benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION Under general supervision, to develop, implement and evaluate educational activities for the community and County staff on topics related to specific public health programs; and the development and implementation of strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an entry level classification in the Health Education Program Coordinator series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level class. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from assigned supervisory/management staff and may receive technical and functional lead supervision from a Health Education Program Coordinator - Senior. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Plan, organize and implement educational activities related to specific public health programs. Represent the Department of Health and Human Services and advise community organizations about health education topics and techniques. Confer with various community groups and schools to encourage interest and activities that promote education about public health issues; and organize and arrange for discussion groups on health related topics. Review publications and other educational materials for appropriate use in health education of various groups and populations; and maintain and distribute health education materials to County staff and the community. Interface and coordinate with other County staff and the community regarding public health education techniques and activities. Prepare visual aids, graphics and display materials for outreach. Conduct needs assessments and prepare reports and recommendations on public health matters and program development; and evaluate and report on health education services and programs. Identify and implement methods for publicizing public health services through various media. Participate in health education programs, health fairs, community events, conferences and meetings; provide consultation and guidance to participants; make presentations to community and youth groups; and facilitate community coalitions and advisory committees. Develop outreach plans; assess the health education needs of the community or various target populations; research and develop policies and procedures; and write grant proposals. Monitor and evaluate a health program budget. Interpret and analyze new or updated regulations to identify needed program changes. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment and controlled temperature conditions. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Position may require travel to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions and lifting materials and supplies of moderate weight. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public health or a closely related field. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices of public health, especially as related to government agencies and community groups. Basic principles and practices of public health education including an understanding of the theory of human behavior, the process of education, motivation and group work and the relationship of cultural patterns to human behavior. Basic societal structure and organization, including the effects of economic forces. Basic methods and effectiveness of various mass communication media and outreach strategies. Basic research methodology and statistical interpretation, including the use of surveys and questionnaires. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Principles and practices of work safety. Differing cultural, religious, economic and social groups and their relationships to the delivery and acceptance of health care services. Report preparation. Computer systems and software, including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, twist and reach while preparing for and conducting educational presentations. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift moderate weight. Learn to prepare, coordinate and implement effective educational work plans. Learn to prepare and/or effectively present articles, brochures, speeches and workshops. Learn to arrange and conduct public meetings. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interviews; and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine course of action. Gather, analyze and evaluate data and information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Work unusual or prolonged work schedules particularly as related to evening or weekend presentations. Use general office equipment, such as a computer, calculator, telephone, photocopy machine, etc. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Learn to understand, interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Learn to analyze budgets, grants and various proposals. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 2/22/2023 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Feb 02, 2023
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION This classification received a general wage increase of 4% effective 7/2/22 and is scheduled to receive subsequent general wage increases of 4% in July 2023 and 4% in July 2024. Placer County is currently accepting applications for Health Education Program Coordinator - I and Health Education Program Coordinator - II. Each level has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications for each recruitment: Health Education Program Coordinator- I #2023-11795-01 Health Education Program Coordinator - II #2023-14301-01 The Health Education Program Coordinator - II will be responsible for planning, administering, and evaluating community-based programs in the Public Health Division. Activities may include collaborating with public and private sector representatives, developing and disseminating health promotional materials such as infographics, fact sheets, and posters, creating and delivering educational presentations, providing technical assistance to community stakeholders on a variety of health topics, interpreting public health guidance provided by local, state, or federal partners, drafting and proposing public health policies, and engaging community stakeholders in health promotion activities. The position will work in a variety of environments, both in the office and in the community. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may also be used to fill future permanent or extra-help, and open or promotional vacancies. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% bilingual pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including: Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays* Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year Sick leave: 12 days/year* Cafeteria plan: 6% of employee's salary will be contributed towards employee to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee CalPERS retirement plans Retiree medical insurance Deferred compensation Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency. *Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year. The information above represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire about the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. For a detailed listing of benefits, please click here to view General benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION Under general supervision, to develop, implement and evaluate educational activities for the community and County staff on topics related to specific public health programs; and the development and implementation of strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class in the Health Education Program Coordinator series. This class is distinguished from the Health Education Program Coordinator - I by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Health Education Program Coordinator - Senior in that the latter may exercise technical and functional lead supervision over assigned professional, technical and clerical staff and performs work requiring specialized skills and a higher level of independent judgment. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned supervisory/management staff and may receive technical and functional lead supervision from a Health Education Program Coordinator - Senior. May exercise technical and functional supervision over technical and clerical staff, as well as contractors, volunteers and student interns. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Plan, organize and implement educational activities related to specific public health programs. Represent the Department of Health and Human Services and advise community organizations about health education topics and techniques. Confer with various community groups and schools to encourage interest and activities that promote education about public health issues; and organize and arrange for discussion groups on health related topics. Review publications and other educational materials for appropriate use in health education of various groups and populations; and maintain and distribute health education materials to County staff and the community. Interface and coordinate with other County staff and the community regarding public health education techniques and activities. Prepare visual aids, graphics and display materials for outreach. Conduct needs assessments and prepare reports and recommendations on public health matters and program development; and evaluate and report on health education services and programs. Identify and implement methods for publicizing public health services through various media. Participate in health education programs, health fairs, community events, conferences and meetings; provide consultation and guidance to participants; make presentations to community and youth groups; and facilitate community coalitions and advisory committees. Develop outreach plans; assess the health education needs of the community or various target populations; research and develop policies and procedures; and write grant proposals. Monitor and evaluate a health program budget. Interpret and analyze new or updated regulations to identify needed program changes. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment and controlled temperature conditions. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Position may require travel to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions and lifting materials and supplies of moderate weight. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible public health information or public health education experience performing duties similar to a Health Education Program Coordinator - I. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public health or a closely related field. A Master's degree in public health is desirable. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices of public health, especially as related to government agencies and community groups. Basic principles and practices of public health education including an understanding of the theory of human behavior, the process of education, motivation and group work and the relationship of cultural patterns to human behavior. Basic societal structure and organization, including the effects of economic forces. Basic methods and effectiveness of various mass communication media and outreach strategies. Basic research methodology and statistical interpretation, including the use of surveys and questionnaires. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Principles and practices of work safety. Differing cultural, religious, economic and social groups and their relationships to the delivery and acceptance of health care services. Report preparation. Computer systems and software, including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications. Principles and practices of public health, especially as related to government agencies and community groups. Principles and practices of public health education including an understanding of the theory of human behavior, the process of education, motivation and group work and the relationship of cultural patterns to human behavior. Societal structure and organization, including the effects of economic forces. Methods and effectiveness of various mass communication media and outreach strategies. Research methodology and statistical interpretation, including the use of surveys and questionnaires. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, twist and reach while preparing for and conducting educational presentations. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift moderate weight. Learn to prepare, coordinate and implement effective educational work plans. Learn to prepare and/or effectively present articles, brochures, speeches and workshops. Learn to arrange and conduct public meetings. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interviews; and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine course of action. Gather, analyze and evaluate data and information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Work unusual or prolonged work schedules particularly as related to evening or weekend presentations. Use general office equipment, such as a computer, calculator, telephone, photocopy machine, etc. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Learn to understand, interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Learn to analyze budgets, grants and various proposals. Prepare, coordinate and implement effective educational work plans. Prepare and/or effectively present articles, brochures, speeches and workshops. Arrange and conduct public meetings. Analyze budgets, grants and various proposals. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 2/22/2023 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Full Time
Introduction Since building a new and state of the art animal care facility in 2016, Placer County Animal Services has expanded lifesaving programs and community services, resulting in a live release rate of 94% in 2022. Placer County Animal Services cares for nearly 3,200 animals per year and responds to almost 9,000 calls for services. Animal Control Officers play an integral role in delivering critical services to the Placer County community using education, outreach and enforcement aimed at assisting both pets and their owners. If you are interested in contributing to the success of an animal welfare organization with progressive goals, this might be the perfect fit! POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Animal Services Division is currently hiring for the permanent position of Animal Control Officer - I. The current position is located in Auburn; and the eligible list created by this recruitment may also be used to fill future permanent and/or extra-help* positions in the Auburn, South Placer and/or Tahoe areas. Extra help appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status. *Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. NOTE: Applicants are encouraged to review the minimum qualifications section of this job posting prior to completing an application. Applicants should note that this position requires possession of a certificate showing successful completion of a P.O.S.T. Basic Course, the P.O.S.T. training requirements for Penal Code 832, Module A, Firearms Training, or P.O.S.T. equivalent training course. Applicants are encouraged to upload a copy of the P.O.S.T. certificate when submitting the application. Information regarding P.O.S.T. certification can be accessed by clicking HERE . BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including: Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays* Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year Sick leave: 12 days/year* Cafeteria plan: 6% of employee's salary will be contributed towards employee to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee CalPERS retirement plans Retiree medical insurance Deferred compensation Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency. *Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year. The information above represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire about the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. For a detailed listing of benefits, please click here to view General benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To explain and enforce laws and ordinances pertaining to humane treatment and control of animals; provide for and promote public safety in the prevention of rabies and other communicable diseases that can be transferred from animals to humans; conduct public education and outreach regarding the humane treatment of animals and animal control laws; and respond to animal related emergencies. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Animal Control Officer series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from a Supervising Animal Control Officer and technical and functional supervision from an Animal Control Officer II and a Senior Animal Control Officer. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Patrol a designated geographical area of the County and enforce animal regulations, laws and ordinances; contact dog owners by house-to-house canvass to locate unlicensed or unvaccinated dogs; receive and investigate complaints and reports from the public and other agencies regarding stray, dangerous, unwanted or improperly controlled animals; tactfully handle complaints, trying to remedy the problem; consult supervisors by radio in the handling of unusual and/or difficult situations. Issue violation notices and court citations, collect evidence and appear in court as a witness, as necessary; carry out law enforcement procedures including warrants, arrests, search and seizures, issuing warnings, dangerous animal statements and citations; work cooperatively with other law enforcement groups when joint action is required. Use tranquilizer guns, shotguns, rifles, and other related equipment to control or destroy dangerous and/or injured animals, as a last alternative. Answer emergency calls concerning persons bitten by animals; quarantine potentially rabid animals; check potentially rabid animals at intervals as directed and release animals from quarantine at the end of a safe time period, as directed; issue citations for violation of the quarantine. Assist in arranging for and setting up immunization clinics; may assist veterinarian with vaccinations and animal inspections. Administer first aid or minor treatments to animals; pick up and transport sick, injured or dead animals; impound animals and release impounded animals to owners; may segregate, isolate, destroy and dispose of animals. Perform euthanasia procedures to ensure safe and humane treatment, perform chemical restraint procedures as necessary. Prepare food and feed animals; clean kennels and related areas; may participate in front office and kennel operations. Assist the public in claiming impounded animals; assist customers in pet selection; answer questions concerning age, breed, characteristics, care and treatment of animals; advise public of legal rights; explain and interpret animal control laws, regulations, procedures and policies. Interact with the public in a professional and knowledgeable manner to maintain public confidence and safety; speak at schools and to other community groups concerning animal control services. Assist public with obtaining licensing information by directing them to online resources; sell licenses and turn in collected fees. Prepare reports, keep records and fill out forms concerning animal control violations and transactions. May assist with the training of new Animal Control staff. Operate and perform minor maintenance on all equipment used in the field and the kennels including: vehicles, weapons, traps, catch-poles and cages. Clean and disinfect shelter facilities, vehicles and equipment as necessary. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience is required. Experience in the care and handling of domestic, farm and/or ranch animals is preferred. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Required License or Certificate: Possession of a certificate showing successful completion of a P.O.S.T. Basic course, the P.O.S.T. training requirements for Penal Code 832 Arrest and Firearms Training or P.O.S.T. equivalent training course. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Feeding and care of animals. Basic mathematical calculations. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Ability to: Learn to care for and control animals in a safe manner, including livestock, so as to avoid injury to persons and animals. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of animal control operations; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; continuously observe for animal violations; problem solve field situations; and explain animal control related laws to public. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk or in vehicle; walk and stand during field activities; bend, squat, kneel or twist while working in field or kennel operations; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; and lift very heavy weight. Learn the provisions of State and County laws and regulations relating to animal control and licensing; assist other Animal Control Officers in their enforcement activities. Learn to recognize symptoms of rabies and animal diseases; learn the techniques involved in restraining and isolating animals suspected of having bitten individuals or of having rabies. Learn the methods involved in feeding and caring for impounded animals. Learn to safely operate firearms. Properly measure drugs into hypodermic syringes for chemical restraint and euthanasia; perform euthanasia in the most humane manner possible. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work effectively in stressful situations, exercise good judgment; exercise good judgment and make sound decisions under a variety of conditions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Read and comprehend the laws and regulations pertaining to animal control. Prepare and maintain accurate records and forms. Work shifts, standby, weekends and holidays on a rotating basis. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 2/10/2023 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Jan 21, 2023
Full Time
Introduction Are you passionate about health promotion? Consider serving the community as a Public Health Nurse in a non-hospital setting! Click on the video below to see what a day in the life of a Public Health Nurse in Placer County is like. POSITION INFORMATION This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. Applications in this recruitment are screened on a bi-weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently recruiting for the positions of Public Health Nurse I and Public Health Nurse II. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Public Health Nurse I: 2023-14302-01 Public Health Nurse II: 2023-14303-01 The eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help/temporary vacancies in various assignment areas within Public Health. Extra-help assignments are not eligible for benefits and are limited to working 28 hours per week with a fiscal year cap of 999 hours or 960 for CalPERS retired annuitants. Extra Help/Temporary appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. Position assignments may include any of the following areas: Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Adult and Elderly In-Home Visitation Case Management California Children's Services (CCS) Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Immunizations Communicable Disease Control Please refer to the supplemental questionnaire for this recruitment for a description of each assignment area. This position is scheduled to receive a general wage increase of 4% in July 2023 and an additional 4% in July 2024. Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% bilingual pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including: Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays* Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year Sick leave: 12 days/year* Cafeteria plan: 6% of employee's salary will be contributed towards employee to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee CalPERS retirement plans Retiree medical insurance Deferred compensation Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency. *Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year. The information above represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire about the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. For a detailed listing of benefits, please click here to view Professional benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project, or district; to perform field and clinic nursing services; and to instruct adults and children in accepted health practices, including prevention and control of disease. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Public Health Nurse series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from supervisory/management staff and may receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or medical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make home or other field site visits as assigned to provide families and/or individuals with health supervision and guidance; identify and assess health needs and provide advice, counsel, and instruction related to health maintenance and promotion, preventive practices, treatment, and rehabilitation for at-risk, ill, or injured individuals; provide nursing care and demonstrate nursing techniques as needed. Provide case management through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings, and development of nursing plan; make referrals and conduct follow-up as necessary. Aid in prevention and control of communicable and chronic diseases through epidemiological investigation, instruction in preventive measures, immunization programs, and case follow-up. Oversee and participate in various clinics, including referring and advising for further medical care under established policies and protocols. Identify and evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups, such as the elderly, culturally, economically, or geographically disadvantaged and those with varying life styles. Represent the Health and Human Services Department to various community groups and provide information regarding Department programs, services, and policies, as well as instructional information about disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance, and rehabilitation. Coordinate with other divisions and sections within the Health and Human Services Department, as well as with private, public, and voluntary health and social service agencies/providers in the community; participate in interagency conferences as needed. Provide or oversee training for new staff, nursing students, and volunteers. Initiate, implement, and evaluate projects or programs; prepare and maintain patient charts and other records and prepare reports. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Participate in emergency preparedness activities as requested. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment and controlled temperature conditions. Position may require travel to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing. Required License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health nursing. Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts, reports, and perform special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; and observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient condition; and lift moderate weight. Interpret and explain pertinent Public Health policies and procedures. Provide professional nursing care; administer and handle biologicals; and take and properly handle specimens. Provide instruction in the prevention of disease and promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruptions. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, telephone, and photocopy machine. Use clinical and instructional supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, audiometer, syringes, needles, and audio-visual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation This position shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit Professional CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Continuous