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 Placer County, CA, United States
Apr 25, 2020
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, westward 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.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION (UNCLASSIFIED) Placer County is recruiting for the position of Public Works Manager - Fleet Services This position is responsible for the management and daily operation of Fleet Services located within the Department of Public Works. The Department provides reliable, cost-effective service to support county operations along with the maintenance and repair of vehicles, heavy equipment and transit buses, fuel purchasing and fleet regulatory compliance. If you have questions about this opportunity or the application process, please contact Erica Priddle, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4656 or epriddle@placer.ca.gov . BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Management benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, manage, and coordinate the programmatic, administrative and operational activities of one or more functions in the department; to direct, manage, and supervise the work of assigned staff; to establish and implement assigned programs' objectives and performance standards; to serve as a member of the Department Management Team which is responsible for fulfilling the mission and carrying out the policies of the department; and to promote and participate in collaborative activities, programs, and projects that cross functional areas. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Manager job class recognizes positions that provide full second-line, direct supervision to employees within a work section and assumes substantive and significant programmatic responsibility in Administration (Finance, Personnel, Information Technology), Fleet Operations (Fleet, Garage, Capital Improvements, Safety) and/or Road Maintenance (Roads, Signs, Trees, Special Projects). SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Director and Assistant Director. Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Serve as a Management Team member participating in the development and implementation of departmental policies, procedures, and programs. Plan, organize, and manage the programmatic, administrative and operational activities within designated areas of responsibility; monitor and evaluate work in progress to ensure compliance with goals and policies. Participate in the identification and allocation of resources (fiscal, staffing, and materials); and contribute to the problem-solving, decision making, and planning activities of the Department. Identify and implement goals, objectives, and activities to be accomplished; direct and coordinate the implementation of strategies and plans. Provide professional and managerial resources to the Director, Management Team, other departments, and the public in a responsible and supportive manner. Represent the Department with organizations, local communities, special interest groups, businesses, customers, and the general public using principles of good customer service. Establish and maintain open communications with other County Departments, multi-disciplinary teams, and other governmental organizations; coordinate data, resources, and work products in support of a productive and positive working relationship. Direct, supervise, and participate in the development and administration of budgets; coordinate and direct the forecasting of funds needed; research and analyze funding resources and availability. Participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. 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. 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: Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the required specialty field in a Public Works agency, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. Advanced journey level technical experience may be substituted for up to two years of the required professional experience. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Designated positions may require major course work in specified areas of study. 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: Principles and practices of a designated discipline with specific knowledge and experience in the same area. Principles and practices of management, leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Organizational and management practices as applied to development, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of research, analysis and management. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct activities of professional, technical, field and office and clerical staff involved in assigned program operations/activities. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of assigned job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and communicate through written means; and occasionally lift moderate weight; attend meetings, including traveling. Some specialty areas require the ability to visit field sites, including accessing areas under construction. Analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; problem solve department related issues; and interpret County-wide and Departmental policies and procedures. Successfully develop, manage and monitor multiple budgets, programs and expenditures. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations and for multi-disciplinary assignments. Make presentations to governing Boards and community groups. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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: 5/8/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Apr 16, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. POSITION INFORMATION Please include with your application materials the required eight (8) State issued licenses. Upload the documents to your electronic application. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To interpret and enforce laws and regulations of the State of California and the County pertaining to agriculture, pesticides, and weights and measures standards; to ensure fair competition among regulated industries, including a wide variety of retail businesses, pest control companies and agricultural producers; to govern the safe and effective use of pesticides across multiple industry sectors; and to protect the environment and the public. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Agricultural Inspector series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, the amount of time spent performing duties and nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series including specialized inspection duties of a complex and difficult nature and exercise technical and functional supervision of lower level inspectors and may exercise direct supervision over Agricultural Inspector Aides. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned areas of responsibility. This class is distinguished from the Agricultural and Standards Inspector I/II in that it performs more complex and difficult agricultural, weights and measures, and pesticide use enforcement and inspection duties and exercises direct supervision over assigned staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from assigned supervisory or management staff. Exercises technical and functional supervision over lower level inspectors and may exercise direct supervision over Agricultural Inspector Aides. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of assigned staff; participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Train and lead other technical staff in agricultural, pesticide use enforcement, and weights and measures inspection functions. Enforce State and County pesticide laws and regulations through issuance of permits, including restricted materials permits; on-site inspection and investigation; monitor application and use of pesticides; requiring a high level of skill. Analyze, compile, forecast, monitor and track assigned program needs, activities and budgets in order to obtain State and Federal funding; provide program activity data for billing purposes; draft proposals for Supervisor or Management review and approval. Investigate pesticide illness and property loss and environmental effects related to pesticide use. Conduct inspections of a difficult and complex nature at plant nurseries and feed stores for detection of potentially harmful diseases and pests; perform crop surveys. Conduct quarantine inspections requiring a high level of skill and issue certificates of quarantine compliance for outgoing plant material. Perform difficult and complex pest detection surveys in areas of known insect, weed and disease infestations; identify, document and delineate new infestations; supervise pesticide applications. Conduct nursery inspections requiring a high level of skill and expertise for detection of pests; take appropriate action to eradicate harmful pests, issue certificates of compliance and notices of non-compliance, and recommend appropriate alternative actions. Review and approve pest control business regulations. Conduct fruit, vegetable, honey and egg quality control; perform apiary and swarm inspections requiring a high level of skill. Inspect field harvesting equipment for seed certification program. Review phytosanitary certificate applications, conduct commodity field inspections, issue certificates in accordance with Federal and State protocols. Conduct quantity control audits of packaged commodities and price verification inspections of commercial outlets. Conduct inspections of commercial weighing and measuring devices (including scales and a wide variety of retail meters including motor fuel, electric vehicle charging stations, liquefied petroleum gas and other similar meters and systems) for accuracy and compliance with laws, regulations and established tolerances; issue County seal, as required; respond to and investigate complaints. Investigate firewood complaints in order to verify accurate quantity measurement. Conducts inspections of advertising, labeling, and minimum performance standards for petroleum and automotive products (including gasoline, diesel, and motor oil). Prepare initial drafts of administrative civil penalty documents for violations of agricultural, pesticide, and weights and measures laws and regulations for supervisory and management review; apply investigative techniques, collect and document evidence; and represent the department in civil penalty hearings. Take appropriate compliance and enforcement action; issue notices of violations of agricultural, pesticide, and weights and measures laws and regulations. Provide technical assistance to higher level supervisory or management staff as necessary. Represent the department to outside groups and organizations; participate in drafting information for brochures, training materials and presentations.. Prepare and maintain technical, administrative and regulatory reports, logs and statistical studies of a complex nature related to area of assignment; prepare written correspondence as necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, the public and regulated industries using principles of good customer service. 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. 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 journey level agricultural and weights and measures inspection experience performing duties similar to an Agricultural and Standards Inspector II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in agricultural, biological, chemical or physical sciences; OR Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any discipline with a minimum of 30 semester units, in one or any combination of the following disciplines: agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical sciences. License or Certificate: Possession of all eight County Agricultural Inspector/Biologist and Weights and Measures Inspector licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture County Licensing Program. Possession of Class C, and ability to obtain, a valid Commercial Class A, B, or C driver's license with air brake, hazardous materials, and/or tanker endorsements as required depending upon the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Basic principles of chemistry, physics, biology and botany. Principles and practices of agricultural, pesticide use and weights and measures inspection. Rules for proper evidence gathering and sampling procedures. Agricultural laws, regulations and policies governing general inspection for agricultural pests. Detection and eradication techniques of plant diseases and pests relating to agricultural commodities. State laws and regulations of weights and measures. State laws and regulations of pesticide use enforcement. Applicable mapping and GIS Systems. Principles of technical report writing. Policies and procedures of the Agriculture Department. Budgeting procedures and techniques; inputting, monitoring and forecasting of budget for assigned programs. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Modern office procedures, mobile devices, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic, basic statistics and mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, analyze situations and develop solutions to situations involving pest identification and eradication and determination of accuracy of weighing and measuring devices; and enforce regulations; review, interpret and explain laws and regulations; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; and observe safety precautions, especially in the field. Intermittently sit a desk while compiling data and writing reports; walk, stand, climb and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; write or use a keyboard to communicate; and lift very heavy weight. Utilize inspection and exam procedure manuals. Interpret, explain and enforce the full range of agricultural, pesticide and weights and measurements laws and regulations. Plan, organize, assign, supervise and coordinate work of subordinate personnel. Provide staff leadership and work direction. Read and interpret technical reports and data related to area of assignment. Maintain awareness of new technical developments, laws and regulations; quickly learn and assist in the implementation of new technologies and procedures. Utilize, follow and reference inspection and exam procedure manuals. Compile and maintain detailed inspection records and utilize computer databases and mobile applications to input, track and review inspections. Identify and understand the operation of technical equipment used for pest eradication and/or control; understand the effect of various weather conditions and patterns on pesticide applications. Perform agricultural, pesticide use enforcement and weights and measures regulatory inspections of a complex and difficult nature. Inspect and certify the accuracy of all commercial weighing and measuring devices for compliance with applicable laws, regulations, tolerances and specifications. Drive a large weight truck and operate a mechanical hoist that lifts 1000 pound standards for testing large capacity scales. Mount, pull and maneuver a trailer. Operate a crane. Quickly recognize and identify unusual pests or pests of a particularly destructive nature and problem solve to take appropriate eradication and protective actions. Compile, analyze and evaluate difficult and complex technical and statistical information. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, mobile devices and modern office equipment. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. 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 Oral Examination (100%) The oral examination will be conducted by a panel of raters who will assess and rate the degree to which each applicant demonstrates the knowledge and abilities required for this classification. Applicants' responses to a series of job related questions, as well as their education and experience, will be rated in relation to the requirements for this classification. Applicants who are determined to meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment will be sent notification of their scheduled oral examination date/time via email after the recruitment closes 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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: 4/29/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Apr 16, 2020
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, westward 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.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment will be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, supervise and personally perform professional accounting work to ensure regulatory compliance with governmental accounting standards for a department, or major program area or section within an assigned department; to prepare a variety of complex accounting, statistical and narrative reports regarding financial transactions, grant programs, or trusts; to provide recommendations for efficiencies and improvements in accounting systems; manage the effective use of department resources to improve organizational productivity and customer service; and to provide highly responsible technical assistance to management staff in assigned department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey, supervisory level class in the Accountant series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, and the nature of external contacts and representation. Employees perform complex accounting and financial analyses, and typically supervise an accounting function including professional accounting, technical and clerical personnel. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. This job class may also provide responsible professional accounting services to the County's investment activities. Successful performance of the work requires extensive professional background as well as skill in coordinating departmental work. This class is distinguished from the Accountant, Supervising in that the latter predominantly plans, coordinates, organizes, and supervises an assigned work unit(s) within a large, multi-unit division within departments that have agency-wide financial accounting and reporting responsibility. This class is further distinguished from the Auditor series by the latter's regular performance of internal compliance, financial and performance audits performed in accordance with professional standards such as Institute of Internal Auditors, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, including preparing audit reports with the issuance of an opinion. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from assigned supervisory or management personnel. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide supervision of professional, technical, and clerical staff in support of assigned department and program(s); provide leadership and direction to a team of professional and technical staff. Provide responsible professional and technical direction and assistance in the administration and implementation of the County and/or department accounting programs and integrated accounting and financial systems. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for the unit; recommend within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommend and administer policies and procedures. Participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations, recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Design, implement, update and document accounting, auditing and financial management systems; establish procedures for work flow and format. Assume responsibility for various departmental accounting functions including financial statements, general ledger, monthly statements, and special project accounting; conduct and prepare special studies and reports. Prepare a wide variety of financial and statistical reports including year-end reporting, budgetary reports, monthly financial statements, and assist in the preparation of the financial and custom reports, graphs, and schedules as needed. Participate in the compilation and preparation of the annual budget, including assisting divisions with budget preparation, preparing and updating cash flow and cost projections and estimated revenues and expenditures, monitoring expenditures to ensure compliance with adopted budget, and assisting in publication of the budget. Monitor and review expenditures, revenues, and budget allocations to determine financial status. Interpret, explain, and apply general and governmental accounting/auditing principles and procedures, laws, and regulations affecting the more complex financial operations of the department assigned. Record and maintain appropriate controls for fixed assets, including vehicles; supervise annual inventory reconciliation including inspections and reconciliation of discrepancies. Maintain and monitor the department grant funds and ensure compliance with rules and regulations governing the use and the accounting of each grant; compile and prepare financial and other data for claims; prepare grant applications. Track Capital Improvement expenditures and allocate funds to the appropriate Capital Improvement account. Assist in the coordination of audits; schedule, provide information and reporting for audits; ensure availability and accuracy of required reports and documentation. Assist with investments, portfolio management, cash management, debt management, new financing, annexations and subdivisions, and revenue and expense projections. Attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions, and review publications to remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in the field of accounting. 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. 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, journey level professional accounting and/or financial auditing experience performing duties similar to an Accountant II or an Auditor II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, or a related field. Note: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. Note: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position and in accordance with the California Vehicle Code. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, governmental accounting standards and other governmental accounting and auditing procedures. Cost accounting, fund accounting, enterprise accounting and financial reporting. Application and operation of computerized accounting systems and spreadsheets, using common accounting and spreadsheet software. Statutory laws, rules and regulations applicable to governmental accounting, auditing and finance, and programmatic areas of responsibility. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Budget preparation, administration and control procedures. Organization and management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs and operational needs of the assigned division. Application and operation of computerized accounting systems and spreadsheets, using common accounting and spreadsheet software. General principles and practices of data processing and its applicability to accounting operations. Principles and theories of internal control including indicators of fraud and risk. Modern office practices, methods and computer equipment and applications related to the work. Standard accepted principles and practices of motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures. Principles and practices used in planning, organizing and controlling work flow and processes. Tax billing principles and techniques. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively presenting the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct accounting, auditing and financial reporting operations and/or activities. 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 solve problems of operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; 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 light weight. Design and implement accounting and financial management systems. Analyze and evaluate accounting systems and financial programs; design improvements and controls for assigned operations; and assess overall effectiveness of fiscal responsibilities. Interpret and apply legal, regulatory and administrative controls to accounting functions and financial management systems. Analyze complex data, identify discrepancies, develop accurate and concise summaries and tables and draw logical and appropriate conclusions; present technical information and data in an effective manner. Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Train, direct, supervise and evaluate professional and clerical subordinates. Operate a computer and 10-key adding machine by touch. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. Selection Plan This Recruitment Timeline is Tentative and Subject to Change: 04/28/2020 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 04/30/2020 - Training & Experience Application Review Week of 05/04/2020 - 'Not Qualified' Notices Sent Week of 05/11/2020 - Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 4/28/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 20, 2020
Full Time
Introduction 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. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently hiring extra-help Public Health Epidemiologists. The Public Health Epidemiologist 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. Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional extra-help or permanent vacancies in various County departments 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more info 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 journey level class in the Public Health Epidemiologist series. Positions in this class are distinguished from the Public Health Epidemiologist Trainee by the assignment of more complex duties. Under the direction of the Public Health Officer or designee, this position is responsible for the analysis and reporting of Public Health data including but not limited to births/deaths; maternal and child health data, communicable diseases, chronic diseases, injuries and environmental health. The incumbent will assume responsibility for the development of a department-wide framework to appraise the health status of the community and assist in monitoring the effectiveness of public health activities in addressing these community health indicators. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from assigned supervisory or management staff. May exercise technical and functional supervision over professional, technical and clerical 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. Analyze technical epidemiological data and make recommendations for interventions. Utilize computerized data management tools to analyze standard data sets. Present findings in both a written and oral format appropriate to level of target audience (both technical and community based). Develop and implement statistical analysis methodologies to evaluate effectiveness of interventions in improving community health indicators. Assist in development of needs assessments and grant proposals. Establish and maintain health information and surveillance systems to monitor community health status and trends. 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 full-time professional-level experience in planning, developing and evaluating epidemiological data or similar research preferable in a public health setting. Training: Possession of a Master's Degree in public health or a closely related field. 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. Length of Probation: All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to open positions in the classified service shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Professional KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: 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: Harvard Graphics, desktop publishing, Epi info, GIS, internal, and/or other epidemiological data systems, word processing, data base systems, statistical analysis, 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: 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. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job, analyze work papers, complex data sets, reports, and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information and trends in data; know of trends, data sources, laws, regulations and codes; remember various rules and interpret policy; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk or in meetings; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, or twist, perform simple grasping and find manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means or enter/retrieve data from computer; and lift weight. 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 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: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is looking for students who are currently enrolled in or recently graduated (up to 1 year after graduation) from a college/university who are interested in being considered for student intern assignments. 1) Current Undergraduate College/University Student a. Student must be enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university program. b. Student must show proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule, unofficial transcripts etc.). 2) Recent College Graduate - up to 1 year after graduation a. Recent graduate must show proof of graduation (diploma, unofficial transcripts, etc.). 3) Current Graduate College/University Student a. Student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university program. b. Student must show proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule, unofficial transcripts etc.). This is a great opportunity to gain knowledge and learn real life skills related to your major coursework. Assignments are limited. Applications will be screened on a weekly basis. To apply for a Student Intern assignment, please submit an application and complete the supplemental questionnaire -indicating the department(s) that relate(s) to your major coursework and outlining your goal(s) for the internship. Please upload your resume and proof of eligibility (unofficial transcripts, confirmation of enrollment, etc.) The Student Intern is unclassified and assignments are extra help/temporary compensated at an hourly rate of $13.00 - $16.24 per hour (specialized skillsets may paid at the higher end of the range). Work hours are limited to no more than 28 hours per week and cannot exceed a total of 960 hours per fiscal year. Student Intern opportunities may be available in the following departments. Agriculture Air Pollution Control District Assessor Auditor-Controller Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters Community Development Resource Agency County Executive Office Department of Public Works Facility Services Health and Human Services Human Resources Information Technology (IT) Services LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Commission) Library Sheriff DEFINITION (Unclassified) To learn to perform administrative and/or professional work in an assigned area by assisting in varied administrative assignments such as research, analysis and report writing or routine technical and professional work. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from higher level staff in subject area to which assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in a variety of administrative tasks within various County departments; provide research assistance; collect and analyze data, prepare correspondence and reports; may interview and consult with officials, employees, agency clients and other interested individuals or groups. Perform routine work pertinent to the subject area to which assigned such as general public administration, surveying, drafting and engineering, architecture, counseling, social and mental health services. 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. 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: None required. Training: Enrollment or recent graduate of an accredited college or university in the subject area to which assigned. Some positions may require additional education in a specific course of study. 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. Note: Employment in this class is restricted to students enrolled or recently graduated in a college curriculum in a field appropriate to assigned duties. Employment in this class is temporary in nature and is designed to offer the student a practical learning experience. No full-time permanent appointments will be made in this class. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Basic principles and practices used in the work of subject area to which assigned. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time; know and understand the job and observe safety rules. Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing work papers, making computations, working at computer equipment; walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing field work; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and see and hear sufficiently to communicate by visual and auditory signals while working in the field; lift moderate to heavy weight depending upon the needs of the assignment. Learn a variety of administrative and professional tasks. Learn to prepare effective reports and make recommendations on assigned matters under study. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 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. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) 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. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Erica Priddle, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4656 or epriddle@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General - Safety benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List - Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) 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. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Erica Priddle, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4656 or epriddle@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department Click here to view Deputy Sheriff's Assoc - Safety benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction * Additional pay information: Lateral Signing Bonus: $1,500 added to first paycheck earned, plus $1,000 paid upon successful completion of probationary period. POST Certificate Incentive: $100 per pay period for possession of POST Dispatcher Intermediate Certificate or $125 per pay period for possession of POST Dispatcher Advanced Certificate. Incentive amounts are not cumulative or compounded, and employees will receive only one rate of incentive pay for the POST certification. Night Shift Differential: Dispatchers working swing and graveyard shifts receive an additional 7.5% night shift differential. Dispatch Training Pay: Dispatchers working as dispatch trainers receive an additional 5% training pay while assigned to training duties. Holiday Pay: Dispatchers working holidays receive overtime compensation for the actual number of hours worked in addition to holiday pay. The Placer County Sheriff's Office dispatch center is located in the Auburn Justice Center. The dispatch center features full sit-to-stand ergonomic work stations, a locker room, a full kitchen, and a quiet room. Public Safety Dispatchers receive a competitive benefit package, including 13 paid holidays per year, 12 paid sick days per year, generous contributions to CalPERS, and access to an employee assistance program. Full benefit details can be found below in the Benefits section of this posting. POSITION INFORMATION Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria: Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Erica Priddle, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4656 or epriddle@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department Click here to view General benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) 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. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720): 1. Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; 2. The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; 3. If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; 4. If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; 5. The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form , certifying: a. His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; b. He/She has not been separated for cause; c. He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; d. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information, or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. 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. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department Click here to view General benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Placer County Transit (PCT) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for Auburn and South Placer residents and visitors. PCT is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit services to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride. 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, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. 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. POSITION INFORMATION The transit yard is located in the foothill community of Auburn where drivers begin and end their day. With routes connecting riders to Sacramento, Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln and the foothill areas of Auburn, and Colfax, PCT bus drivers are critical to ensuring a pleasant, safe and dependable transit service to our riders. For more information about PCT, including route maps, Click HERE . This job posting will be updated regularly to reflect current Placer County Transit bus driver vacancies. Current PCT Bus Driver Vacancies: Several Extra Help / Temporary Eligible for transition to permanent assignments This selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Bus Driver series. This class is distinguished from the journey 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 the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. 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 related experience is required. Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. License or Certificate: Possession of valid CPR and First Aid certificates is desirable. Possession of a valid Class C, and the ability to obtain a valid Commercial Class A or B, driver's license, or the equivalent, with passenger endorsement and no air brake restrictions as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service prior to the completion of the probationary period. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. 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(s) 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) 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 Pacer 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department Click here to view General benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Placer County Transit (PCT) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for Auburn and South Placer residents and visitors. PCT is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit services to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride. 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, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS.. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. 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. POSITION INFORMATION The transit yard is located in the foothill community of Auburn where drivers begin and end their day. With routes connecting riders to Sacramento, Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln and the foothill areas of Auburn, and Colfax, PCT bus drivers are critical to ensuring a pleasant, safe and dependable transit service to our riders. For more information about PCT, including route maps, Click HERE . This job posting will be updated regularly to reflect current Placer County Transit bus driver vacancies. Current PCT Bus Driver Vacancies: Several Extra Help / Temporary Eligible for transition to permanent assignments This selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Bus Driver series. This class is distinguished from the Bus Driver 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 Senior Bus Driver in that the latter performs Bus Driver training and various administrative duties. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. 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 responsible paid driving experience involving the carrying of passengers or six months of training as a Bus Driver I in a Placer County transit system. Training: Successful completion of the experience requirement is proof of sufficient training for this class. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class A or B driver's license with passenger endorsements and no air brake restrictions. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. California Vehicle Code applicable to the operation of vehicles for the transportation of passengers. Applicable Placer County policies and regulations. Emergency procedures; elements of first aid and CPR. Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Drive a transit vehicle safely and efficiently. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. 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(s) 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) 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department Click here to view General benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for North Lake Tahoe residents and visitors. TART is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride in and around the beautiful Lake Tahoe area. 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, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to www.visitplacer.com An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more? Apply today. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL LAKE TAHOE VACANCIES ONLY THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. 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. POSITION INFORMATION Why Placer - TART bus driver Bruce Hall from Placer County Video Portal on Vimeo This job posting will be updated to reflect current vacancies. For more information regarding TART's services and routes, Click HERE. Current TART Bus Driver Vacancies: Several Extra Help / Temporary Eligible for transition to Permanent assignments The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance. *Salary plus additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more Click here DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Bus Driver series. This class is distinguished from the journey 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 the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. 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 related experience is required. Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. License or Certificate: Possession of valid CPR and First Aid certificates is desirable. Possession of a valid Class C, and the ability to obtain a valid Commercial Class A or B, driver's license, or the equivalent, with passenger endorsement and no air brake restrictions as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service prior to the completion of the probationary period. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. 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(s) 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) 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department Click here to view General benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for North Lake Tahoe residents and visitors. TART is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride in and around the beautiful Lake Tahoe area. 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, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to www.visitplacer.com An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more? Apply today. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL LAKE TAHOE VACANCIES ONLY THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. 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. POSITION INFORMATION Why Placer - TART bus driver Bruce Hall from Placer County Video Portal on Vimeo This job posting will be updated to reflect current vacancies. For more information regarding TART's services and routes, Click HERE. Current TART Bus Driver Vacancies: Several Extra Help / Temporary Eligible for transition to Permanent assignments The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance. *Salary plus additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more Click here DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Bus Driver series. This class is distinguished from the Bus Driver 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 Senior Bus Driver in that the latter performs Bus Driver training and various administrative duties. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. 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 responsible paid driving experience involving the carrying of passengers or six months of training as a Bus Driver I in a Placer County transit system. Training: Successful completion of the experience requirement is proof of sufficient training for this class. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class A or B driver's license with passenger endorsements and no air brake restrictions. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. California Vehicle Code applicable to the operation of vehicles for the transportation of passengers. Applicable Placer County policies and regulations. Emergency procedures; elements of first aid and CPR. Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Drive a transit vehicle safely and efficiently. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. 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(s) 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) 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department Click here to view General benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction To be considered in the next application screening, submitted applications must be received no later than 12:00 PM on 2/18/2020. Applications received after this date will be screened and added to the eligible list on an as-needed basis. 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. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used in the future to fill additional extra help and permanent positions. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services is currently hiring for a Physical Therapist - I (working a minimum of 28 to 39 hours per week). This assignment plans and performs therapy for children with neurologic and/or orthopedic diagnosis such as cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele, amputations, arthritis or similar conditions and provides evaluative assessments and treatments for newborns to 21 years of age. The current vacancy is located in Newcastle, approximately five minutes west of Auburn, California. This position may also require working from Roseville part of the week. The majority of services are provided at the Newcastle clinic, with occasional home and school visits within Placer County. Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more Click here . DEFINITION To plan and perform physical therapy for children who are neurologically and/or orthopedically disabled due to cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele, amputations, arthritis or similar conditions. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Physical Therapist 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 direction from a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from a Senior Physical Therapist. May exercise technical and functional supervision over nursing, clerical and other physical therapy staff and volunteers. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Evaluate, plan and provide physical therapy for children in a clinic, home or school setting. Test and grade muscle power and functional activities. Give gait and other muscle training exercises to improve coordination and mobility. Instruct children in walking, standing, balancing and use of crutches and braces. Teach children how to skip, hop, jump, skate and engage in similar physical activities. Teach exercises that can be done independently. Give breathing exercises. Observe behavior and progress; assess and evaluate treatment, adjust accordingly. Keep clinical notes and records and prepare related reports. Instruct parents in home follow-up and use of special equipment. Cooperate with teaching staff in securing carryover in treatment and training; and instruct teaching staff regarding care of children's physical disabilities. Work with health and education authorities and community organizations in integrating State and local programs for children with physical disabilities. Organize clinics and participate in conferences, study groups and parent and community meetings. Supervise care of braces and other orthopedic equipment. Design and/or direct the construction of special equipment. Maintain treatment area and equipment. Order or assist in ordering orthopedic and therapeutic equipment and supplies. 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. 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 is required. Training: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in physical therapy or a related field. A Master's degree in physical therapy is desirable. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate of registration and current license as physical therapist issued by the California State Board of Medical Examiners. 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 methods of physical therapy. Skeletal anatomy and kinesiology. Basic pathology and neurology involved in cerebral palsy and other disabling conditions such as myelomeningocele, amputations and arthritis, relative to the objectives of physical therapy. Growth and development of children. Physical and psychological problems of physically disabled children and their families. Use and care of orthopedic and therapeutic appliances and 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, 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 while preparing reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach while assisting patients in moving to and from treatment area and in providing treatment and instructional activities. 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; see with sufficient visual acuity to observe patient's physical skills; and lift very heavy weight. Teach disabled children the fundamentals of self-care and other suitable activities. Explain and teach physical therapy to children, parents, teachers and other professionals. Prepare reports and keep records of case histories. Evaluate the effectiveness and applicability of orthopedic and therapeutic appliances and equipment. Use equipment and supplies utilized in physical therapy treatment; use various hand tools such as screwdrivers and wrenches to adjust therapy equipment and devices. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interviews; deal fairly and courteously with the public; and impart instructional information to patients, family and teachers. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use general office machines and technology. 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. 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(s) 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) 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction To be considered in the next application screening, submitted applications must be received no later than 12:00 PM on 2/18/2020. Applications received after this date will be screened and added to the eligible list on an as-needed basis. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 28 hours per week 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. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used in the future to fill additional extra help and permanent positions. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services is currently hiring for a Physical Therapist - II (working a minimum of 28 to 39 hours per week). This assignment plans and performs therapy for children with neurologic and/or orthopedic diagnosis such as cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele, amputations, arthritis or similar conditions and provides evaluative assessments and treatments for newborns to 21 years of age. The current vacancy is located in Newcastle, approximately five minutes west of Auburn, California. This position may also require working from Roseville part of the week. The majority of services are provided at the Newcastle clinic, with occasional home and school visits within Placer County. Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more Click here . DEFINITION To plan and perform physical therapy for children who are neurologically and/or orthopedically disabled due to cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele, amputations, arthritis or similar conditions. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Physical Therapist series. This class is distinguished from the Physical Therapist 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. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from a Senior Physical Therapist. May exercise technical and functional supervision over nursing, clerical and other physical therapy staff and volunteers. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Evaluate, plan and provide physical therapy for children in a clinic, home or school setting. Test and grade muscle power and functional activities. Give gait and other muscle training exercises to improve coordination and mobility. Instruct children in walking, standing, balancing and use of crutches and braces. Teach children how to skip, hop, jump, skate and engage in similar physical activities. Teach exercises that can be done independently. Give breathing exercises. Observe behavior and progress; assess and evaluate treatment, adjust accordingly. Keep clinical notes and records and prepare related reports. Instruct parents in home follow-up and use of special equipment. Cooperate with teaching staff in securing carryover in treatment and training; and instruct teaching staff regarding care of children's physical disabilities. Work with health and education authorities and community organizations in integrating State and local programs for children with physical disabilities. Organize clinics and participate in conferences, study groups and parent and community meetings. Supervise care of braces and other orthopedic equipment. Design and/or direct the construction of special equipment. Maintain treatment area and equipment. Order or assist in ordering orthopedic and therapeutic equipment and supplies. 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. 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 physical therapist experience, including one year in pediatric rehabilitation performing duties similar to a Physical Therapist I with Placer County. Training: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in physical therapy or a related field. A Master's degree in physical therapy is desirable. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate of registration and current license as physical therapist issued by the California State Board of Medical Examiners. 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 methods of physical therapy. Skeletal anatomy and kinesiology. Basic pathology and neurology involved in cerebral palsy and other disabling conditions such as myelomeningocele, amputations and arthritis, relative to the objectives of physical therapy. Growth and development of children. Physical and psychological problems of physically disabled children and their families. Use and care of orthopedic and therapeutic appliances and equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Rules and regulations for operating under California Children's Services Program. Policies and procedures of the Health and Medical Services Department, especially as related to the Public Health Nursing Division. 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 while preparing reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach while assisting patients in moving to and from treatment area and in providing treatment and instructional activities. 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; see with sufficient visual acuity to observe patient's physical skills; and lift very heavy weight. Teach disabled children the fundamentals of self-care and other suitable activities. Explain and teach physical therapy to children, parents, teachers and other professionals. Prepare reports and keep records of case histories. Evaluate the effectiveness and applicability of orthopedic and therapeutic appliances and equipment. Use equipment and supplies utilized in physical therapy treatment; use various hand tools such as screwdrivers and wrenches to adjust therapy equipment and devices. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interviews; deal fairly and courteously with the public; and impart instructional information to patients, family and teachers. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use general office machines and technology. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently perform physical therapy assessment, provide treatment and instruct patients and those who closely interact with patients. 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(s) 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) 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This is an extraordinary career opportunity to join a progressive and innovative County located in scenic Northern California. Placer County is an award-winning organization and a noted leader in the field of health and human services. The County seeks to attract highly qualified candidates that bring credibility, passion, and an innovative approach to the delivery of services to the community. 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, westward 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.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is recruiting for the position of Director of Environmental Health and Animal Services. This recruitment will be open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. To view the recruitment brochure for this exciting opportunity and its associated salary and benefits, 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Management benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction 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 weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. In order to qualify for this recruitment, the required degree must be obtained by date of appointment. If you are in your final semester, please apply. *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. 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. Click here for more information on Spanish bilingual opportunities. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for permanent and extra-help/temporary positions in the classification Client Services Practitioner I (Master Degree Social Worker/Clinician). Assignments are in the following services areas within Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care and Public Health divisions: Child Welfare Services Mental Health Substance Use Disorders Homeless Services Employment Older Adult Services Public Health Whole Person Care (physical, behavioral health and social services) Emergency After-Hours/Child Protective Services Response Co-Occurring Diagnosis Criminogenic/Forensic Perinatal Wraparound (Children Services) Adoption/Permanency This is an entry level position and applicants are encouraged to include relevant education and a description of professional social work and/or child welfare experience when responding to the supplemental questionnaire. Your application materials and assignment preference(s) may be used by the hiring authority when selecting candidates to interview. Client Services Practitioners perform a broad spectrum of duties ranging from providing direct services/case management support to those faced with difficult situations, emotional stresses, or significant changes in their lives to clinically diagnosing emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders in individuals. Not only do Client Services Practitioners assist individuals to cope with the situation at hand, they advocate for them and seek out valuable resources and other means of support for the affected person(s). DEFINITION To provide responsible and professional social services and/or clinical treatment of an advanced nature to a variety of clients with identified needs including clients with mental health concerns, diagnosed mentally ill clients, substance abusers and/or clients who are homeless; to provide counseling to individuals and groups; to perform crisis intervention as appropriate; to participate in the development and implementation of various treatment and outreach services; to investigate, supervise and to place minors in need of protective services; to provide outreach engagement; to develop, coordinate and monitor community-based programs; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Client Services Practitioner 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 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 general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a program supervisor or other designated management position. May receive technical and functional supervision from a Senior Client Services Practitioner. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and administer long or short term treatment plans requiring comprehensive professional knowledge with the goal of improving or restoring individual or family functioning; may include clinical treatments and may determine appropriate method of treatment intervention including program modification. Participate in and/or conduct comprehensive individual and family psychosocial assessments for problem identification and diagnosis; determine acuity of need and recommend appropriate program placement; provide crisis counseling to include authorization for 72-hour emergency in-patient admission as necessary. Prepare and present clinical and/or case management documentation for review by multi-disciplinary team; provide on-going consultation and systematic support for the team in its implementation of treatment programs and individual treatment plans and/or case management. Investigate, intervene and provide a variety of professional services to children or other special needs clients, in circumstances in which the client's physical or emotional welfare is involved including cases of neglect, emotional/behavioral problems, physical/mental disabilities, child welfare, court services, or other conditions that may adversely affect the client. Participate in and/or conduct group, family and individual therapy to include marital and/or family counseling as appropriate to effect positive rehabilitation, solutions, and/or life improvements. Provide highly skilled professional services in counseling, adult and child protective services, family services, community organization, social research and related areas. Perform case management duties including treatment plan monitoring, advocacy, referral and linkage to other needed services and crisis interventions; establish and maintain casework records and documents in accordance with departmental and statutory regulations and procedures; and prepare relevant correspondence and reports, including court reports and/or testimony. Provide outreach, education, and professional consultation to the community, the general public, as well as public and private agencies; conduct training workshops and/or presentations to clients, care providers, community groups, referrals, and the general public. Provide operational oversight of residential facilities or community-based programs to include the administration of budgets as assigned; prepare grant proposals and reports and monitor program activities and expenditures. Conduct home visits; transport clients; and assist with client's financial, budget and daily living activities as appropriate. Develop, maintain and participate in an inter-agency and community networking/referral system; evaluate client needs relative to appropriate program referrals; maintain close communication with contract providers and community service agencies to ensure treatment plan and client needs are being met in a successful manner. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, community resources, clients, and the general public utilizing principles of effective customer service. 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. 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 providing mental health services, social service casework or counseling is desirable. Training: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, psychology or counseling, which meets the eligibility requirements for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners must be obtained by date of appointment. 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: Principles and practices of social work as related to providing mental health, substance abuse services and treatment, child and adult protective services and the multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. Principles and practices used in the development of community-based programs providing treatment and social services. Accepted criteria for clinical diagnosis of emotional and mental disturbances as well as normal and abnormal emotional and mental development to include growth, development and living relationships. Develop and implement community-based programs in treatment and social service; coordinate and monitor program activities to ensure compliance with program outcomes. Principles and practices of casework, including objectives, clinical diagnosis and appropriate documentation. Psychosocial, family, individual and group therapy and counseling treatments and prevention strategies. Physical, social, mental and substance use disorders impact on individual personality and behaviors. Role of social service agencies, both public and private. Legal and regulatory issues related to the operation and delivery of a variety of client services to individuals and groups of all ages and special needs. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution practices, including management of assaultive behavior, and principles of social work related to child protective services and adult services, risk and safety assessments. Standard and accepted investigative and interviewing techniques and methods. Principles used in preparing grant proposals. Modern office procedures, practices and methods as well as designated computer hardware and software and its applications. Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar in both oral and written forms. Ability to: Understand and carry out a variety of complex oral and written instructions in an independent manner. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules and practices; intermittently review work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve client issues; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain applicable department policies and procedures to applicants and clients. On a continuous basis, sit for long periods of time or while driving; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel while retrieving or returning files, documents and supplies and making copies; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, climb or twist while conducting home/site visits or transporting client; 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; see and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and assess physical condition and living environment of client; and lift moderate weight. Identify and conceptualize multiple cause situations and possible consequences; evaluate potential treatment/solutions; determine and initiate most effective course of action. Relate effectively and positively with assigned clients to establish trust and rapport; display empathy. Coordinate and prioritize work and timelines effectively for self and others. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain relevant information through interviews, observations, and the application of standard research methodologies. Perform mathematical calculations accurately to include routine statistical analysis. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Work weekend and evening shifts as needs of program and/or clients require. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. 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(s) 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) 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction 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 weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. In order to qualify for this recruitment, the required degree must be obtained by date of appointment. If you are in your final semester, please apply. *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. 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. Click here for more information on Spanish bilingual opportunities. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for permanent and extra-help/temporary positions in the classification Client Services Practitioner II (Master Degree Social Worker/Clinician). Assignments are in the following services areas within Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care and Public Health divisions: Child Welfare Services Mental Health Substance Use Disorders Homeless Services Employment Older Adult Services Public Health Whole Person Care (physical, behavioral health and social services) Emergency After-Hours/Child Protective Services Response Co-Occurring Diagnosis Criminogenic/Forensic Perinatal Wraparound (Children Services) Adoption/Permanency This is an entry level position and applicants are encouraged to include relevant education and a description of professional social work and/or child welfare experience when responding to the supplemental questionnaire. Your application materials and assignment preference(s) may be used by the hiring authority when selecting candidates to interview. Client Services Practitioners perform a broad spectrum of duties ranging from providing direct services/case management support to those faced with difficult situations, emotional stresses, or significant changes in their lives to clinically diagnosing emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders in individuals. Not only do Client Services Practitioners assist individuals to cope with the situation at hand, they advocate for them and seek out valuable resources and other means of support for the affected person(s). DEFINITION To provide responsible and professional social services and/or clinical treatment of an advanced nature to a variety of clients with identified needs including clients with mental health concerns, diagnosed mentally ill clients, substance abusers and/or clients who are homeless; to provide counseling to individuals and groups; to perform crisis intervention as appropriate; to participate in the development and implementation of various treatment and outreach services; to investigate, supervise and to place minors in need of protective services; to provide outreach engagement; to develop, coordinate and monitor community-based programs; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Client Services Practitioner series. This class is distinguished from the Client Services Practitioner 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. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a program supervisor or other designated management position. May exercise technical and functional supervision over clerical, technical, para-professional and/or other professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and administer long or short term treatment plans requiring comprehensive professional knowledge with the goal of improving or restoring individual or family functioning; may include clinical treatments and may determine appropriate method of treatment intervention including program modification. Participate in and/or conduct comprehensive individual and family psychosocial assessments for problem identification and diagnosis; determine acuity of need and recommend appropriate program placement; provide crisis counseling to include authorization for 72-hour emergency in-patient admission as necessary. Prepare and present clinical and/or case management documentation for review by multi-disciplinary team; provide on-going consultation and systematic support for the team in its implementation of treatment programs and individual treatment plans and/or case management. Investigate, intervene and provide a variety of professional services to children or other special needs clients, in circumstances in which the client's physical or emotional welfare is involved including cases of neglect, emotional/behavioral problems, physical/mental disabilities, child welfare, court services, or other conditions that may adversely affect the client. Participate in and/or conduct group, family and individual therapy to include marital and/or family counseling as appropriate to effect positive rehabilitation, solutions, and/or life improvements. Provide highly skilled professional services in counseling, adult and child protective services, family services, community organization, social research and related areas. Perform case management duties including treatment plan monitoring, advocacy, referral and linkage to other needed services and crisis interventions; establish and maintain casework records and documents in accordance with departmental and statutory regulations and procedures; and prepare relevant correspondence and reports, including court reports and/or testimony. Provide outreach, education, and professional consultation to the community, the general public, as well as public and private agencies; conduct training workshops and/or presentations to clients, care providers, community groups, referrals, and the general public. Provide operational oversight of residential facilities or community-based programs to include the administration of budgets as assigned; prepare grant proposals and reports and monitor program activities and expenditures. Conduct home visits; transport clients; and assist with client's financial, budget and daily living activities as appropriate. Develop, maintain and participate in an inter-agency and community networking/referral system; evaluate client needs relative to appropriate program referrals; maintain close communication with contract providers and community service agencies to ensure treatment plan and client needs are being met in a successful manner. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, community resources, clients, and the general public utilizing principles of effective customer service. 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. 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 casework or clinical experience performing duties similar to a Client Services Practitioner I with Placer County. Training: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, psychology or counseling which meets the eligibility requirements for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. License or Certificate: May require possession of a State of California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Client Services Practitioner I Knowledge of: Principles and practices of social work as related to providing mental health, substance abuse services and treatment, child and adult protective services and the multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. Principles and practices used in the development of community-based programs providing treatment and social services. Accepted criteria for clinical diagnosis of emotional and mental disturbances as well as normal and abnormal emotional and mental development to include growth, development and living relationships. Develop and implement community-based programs in treatment and social service; coordinate and monitor program activities to ensure compliance with program outcomes. Principles and practices of casework, including objectives, clinical diagnosis and appropriate documentation. Psychosocial, family, individual and group therapy and counseling treatments and prevention strategies. Physical, social, mental and substance use disorders impact on individual personality and behaviors. Role of social service agencies, both public and private. Legal and regulatory issues related to the operation and delivery of a variety of client services to individuals and groups of all ages and special needs. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution practices, including management of assaultive behavior, and principles of social work related to child protective services and adult services, risk and safety assessments. Standard and accepted investigative and interviewing techniques and methods. Principles used in preparing grant proposals. Modern office procedures, practices and methods as well as designated computer hardware and software and its applications. Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar in both oral and written forms. Ability to: Understand and carry out a variety of complex oral and written instructions in an independent manner. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules and practices; intermittently review work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve client issues; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain applicable department policies and procedures to applicants and clients. On a continuous basis, sit for long periods of time or while driving; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel while retrieving or returning files, documents and supplies and making copies; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, climb or twist while conducting home/site visits or transporting client; 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; see and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and assess physical condition and living environment of client; and lift moderate weight. Identify and conceptualize multiple cause situations and possible consequences; evaluate potential treatment/solutions; determine and initiate most effective course of action. Relate effectively and positively with assigned clients to establish trust and rapport; display empathy. Coordinate and prioritize work and timelines effectively for self and others. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain relevant information through interviews, observations, and the application of standard research methodologies. Perform mathematical calculations accurately to include routine statistical analysis. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Work weekend and evening shifts as needs of program and/or clients require. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Client Services Practitioner II In addition to the qualifications for Client Services Practitioner I: Knowledge of: Policies and practices of County's Health and Human Services Department as it relates to assigned program area and client services. Community and consultative resources available, both public and private. Pertinent federal, state and local statutes and regulations governing public health and welfare services. Ability to: Develop appropriate treatment plans for a variety of client needs and situations. Perform a variety of professional duties in an independent manner to include all levels of problem-solving and decision-making models. 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(s) 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) 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Introduction If you are looking for a great summer job, then this is just the opportunity for you! Placer County is currently recruiting for Lifeguards to monitor residents and guests at the community pool located in Dutch Flat. Please see the information below for a description of this assignment and how to apply. POSITION INFORMATION DEFINITION To perform general lifeguard duties pertaining to the safety and operation of an assigned swimming pool facility and program. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Parks and Grounds Superintendent as well as technical and functional supervision from the Sr. Supervising or Supervising Parks and Grounds Worker assigned to the pool. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Essential duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintain a constant vigil over patrons at the pool facility; rescue persons in distress. Maintain discipline and orderly conduct among the patrons and enforce all pool rules and regulations. Render first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) procedures. Clean rest rooms, dressing rooms, guard shack and pick up litter around grounds; inform park supervisor of maintenance conditions and supply needs. Monitor pool water level and ensure pool skimmers are functioning correctly. Ensure pool deck is clean of debris and required pool safety equipment is in place and functional. Fill out pool incident report forms for state regulation requirements. May be required to collect fees for swimming pool use; maintain records and reports as required. May be required to direct and instruct swimming, lifesaving and water safety classes. 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. Experience: None required. Training: Must be at least 16 years of age. License and Certificate: Must obtain a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate (Title 22) or equivalent prior to starting employment. Must obtain a valid Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate or equivalent prior to starting employment. Must obtain a valid Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) First Aid Certificate or equivalent prior to starting employment. 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: Water safety and lifesaving principles and practices. Swimming rescue and advanced first aid techniques including CPR. Basic principles used in the operation and mechanics of a swimming pool. Basic operational characteristics of pool pumps and filtering equipment. Ability to: Swim with proficiency and endurance. Work with children in a recreational swimming environment. Interpret rules, regulations and departmental policy. Follow oral and written instructions. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. On a continuous basis, sit while observing patrons using the pool facilities; intermittently stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach when assisting pool patrons; swim and lift moderate weight. 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. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. Selection Plan To be considered for the Lifeguard position, you must complete an on-line application and submit proof of possession of the three required safety certifications listed in the Minimum Qualifications section of this bulletin. Proof of a Drivers License is not required. Please provide copies of the required safety certifications through one of the following means: Scan/Photo documents and upload files to your application; OR Email as an attachment to epriddle@placer.ca.gov; OR US Mail or hand deliver to: Placer County Human Resources, Attn: Lifeguard Recruitment, 145 Fulweiler Avenue, Suite 200, Auburn, CA 95603 Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
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, westward 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.visitplacer.com . To be considered in the first application screening, please submit your application by 5:00 PM on February 26, 2020. Applications submitted after this time will be screened on a bi-weekly basis until positions are filled. POSITION INFORMATION There are currently two vacancies for Senior Planner. See below for more information about each vacancy. The Placer County Conservation Program currently has one vacancy in Auburn: The incumbent will be responsible for coordination and review of land use entitlement applications for consistency with Program requirements; supporting, collaborating and developing state, federal and non-profit grant proposals to fund Program related land acquisitions, scientific studies, and habitat restoration projects; monitor and report on grant funding implementation; use geo-spatial technology to analyze land use conditions in conjunction with County staff and outside local agencies; and prepare budgets and assist in budget implementation, forecasts, and staffing, equipment, and supplies/materials administration. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong land use development skills, understand the principles and application of state and federal laws and regulations covering land use, endangered species, wetlands and water quality. NOTE: While the successful candidate will initially be hired as a County employee, the position may end upon final state and federal approval and adoption of the Placer County Conservation Program and creation of the Placer Conservation Authority (JPA). At that time, the position may be transferred out of County service to the JPA. If the transfer occurs, the successful candidate will be expected to continue employment with the JPA as the County position will be discontinued. The Community Development Resource Agency currently has one vacancy in Tahoe: The incumbent will be responsible for the coordination and review of land use entitlement applications for consistency with the Placer County Zoning Ordinance, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Code of Ordinance, and all applicable Area Plans, Community Plans and Specific Plans for those areas in eastern Placer County. Application types range from residential permits, design site reviews and sign permits, to variances, use Permits and CEQA environmental review, up to and including, environmental impact reports. In addition, and under the County's Memorandum of Understanding with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA), the incumbent will review and issue residential permits and TRPA property verifications under TRPA's Code of Ordinance/regulations. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong land use development and planning skills, CEQA knowledge, the ability to apply multiple regulatory frameworks and strong customer service skills. *Employees working in Tahoe receive salary plus additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for those who meet residency requirements . Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they arise. DEFINITION Perform a variety of highly responsible complex professional planning duties in the field of current and advance planning; assume a lead role over less experienced professional and technical staff; provide information and assistance to developers and the public on complex planning matters. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the professional Planner series. Positions at this level are able to work independently and receive minimal supervision and assistance from management staff. Positions at this level are distinguished from other positions within the professional planning series by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including overseeing the activities associated with a variety of complex planning projects and related assignments. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from supervisory or management staff as assigned. May exercise direct supervision over less experienced professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Trains and leads subordinate staff in planning duties. Researches, analyzes and interprets social, economic and population and land use data and trends. Researches planning information and concepts, land use and legal issues relating to current and long range planning matters and policy issues. Analyzes and recommend long range comprehensive planning policy documents; collects, records and summarizes statistical and demographic information; establishes and maintains a comprehensive database. Reviews and checks commercial, industrial and residential development plans and applications for projects approval and compliance with applicable County or Air Pollution Control District policies and procedures; performs site reviews; confers with and advises architects, builders, attorneys, contractors and engineers regarding planning issues; negotiates and develops binding contracts and development agreements relative to County development policies and standards. Reviews, investigates and enforces zoning and sign regulations or, when assigned to Air Pollution Control, reviews and prepares air quality rules and regulations. Prepares and reviews environmental analysis of projects and ensures compliance with Federal, State and local laws, ordinances and regulations. Prepares initial studies and assists in preparation and review of environmental impact reports, Zoning and Design review requirements; compiles information and makes recommendations on special studies. Prepares staff reports for the Planning Commission, Zoning Administrator, and Design Review Committee, various local and State regulatory agencies and advisory boards and the Board of Supervisors as directed. Prepares correspondence to project applicants, violators and other agencies regarding compliance issues. Prepares and provides planning presentations to community groups; responds to community groups regarding impact and/or effects of projects. Prepares advanced planning studies for the County General Plan including element preparation, community plan preparation, policy formulation, program implementation and public presentation of findings and recommendations. Assists in production of major planning documents such as the County General Plan, environmental documents and specialized plans such as area specific plans, air and water quality plans, environmental compliance plans and related topics. Conducts current planning reviews of large and/or complex land development projects including subdivisions, conditional use permits, design reviews, development agreements, rezoning and General Plan amendments. Reviews the plans of other public jurisdictions for compatibility with County or Air Pollution Control District plans. Performs environmental analysis for current and advanced planning projects, especially those of a difficult or complex nature; review environmental impact reports. Assists the public by providing information and explaining particularly complex land use, environmental compliance, development and related regulations and procedures; meet with applicants as necessary and correspond with applicants and/or their representatives regarding project status; write staff reports; and make presentations of findings and recommendations at public hearings and to public agencies; conducts and participates in public hearings. When assigned, administer public education and public service programs through assigned employees or by contact. Coordinates with other County Departments and public agencies as needed; coordinates, directs and participates in interdepartmental land use development committees. Prepares and administers contracts with independent contractors or consultants who provide planning, or environmental services to the County or Air Pollution Control District. Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; provide standards and operating guidelines, provide timely input to performance evaluations; recommend disciplinary measures, when necessary; implement discipline procedures as directed; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the assigned functional area of responsibility. Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Performs related duties as assigned. In addition to the above, when assigned to Air Pollution Control: Promotes, directs and administers annual clean air grant programs. Oversees development and updating of state and federal air quality plans, including regional State Implementation Plan (SIP) updates, and maintains/validates/updates jurisdiction emission inventory. Oversees development and implementation of transportation control measures and land use development mitigation measures. When assigned to the Air Pollution Control District, performs the most difficult and highly complex or politically sensitive air quality planning assignments. 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: Three years of increasingly responsible planning experience performing duties similar to those of an Associate Planner . When assigned to Air Pollution Control: Three years increasingly responsible experience including two years performing duties similar to those of an Air Pollution Control Specialist II . Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban, regional or environmental planning, or a closely related field. 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. NOTE : Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of land use planning and development. Principles and practices of environmental planning and administration of environmental policies. All applicable local ordinances and State and Federal statutes. Operation, policies and procedures of the assigned functional area of responsibility. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic, basic statistics and mathematical calculations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Planning related software applications. In addition to the above, when assigned to Air Pollution Control: Principles and practices of governmental air quality planning trends and statistics affecting air quality planning. Operation, policies and procedures of the Placer County Air Pollution Control District. State and federal air quality statutes and legislation, and air district rules and regulations. Air monitoring devices, siting requirements, data reporting requirements, maintenance and calibration procedures. Dispersion modeling techniques and applications. Point and area emission source inventory determinations and reporting procedures. Ability to: On a continuous basis sit at desk or in meetings for long periods of time; intermittently stand at counter for long periods of time; twist and reach office equipment; see and hear with sufficient acuity to successfully perform all aspects of the job; perform simple grasping and fine hand manipulation; use telephone and write and/or use keyboard to communicate through written means; and occasionally lift moderate weight. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and assigned functional area of responsibility activities; analyze, interpret and evaluate technical reports and special projects; know laws, regulations, codes and operational procedures; problem solve operational issues related to assigned functional area of responsibility; understand, interpret and explain applicable ordinances and statutes and policies and procedures; visually differentiate between colors on land use maps. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical, statistical and economic information of a difficult and complex nature; read and interpret maps and legal property descriptions; read and interpret applicable laws and regulations. Interpret, explain and apply a wide variety of Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Interpret and explain complex planning and zoning programs to the general public. Coordinate multiple projects and meet required deadlines; problem solve complex planning issues; negotiate and develop contracts and agreements. Analyze and compile complex technical and statistical information and prepare appropriate reports. Plan, supervise, train and evaluate the work activities of supervisory and/or professional, technical and clerical staff; act as a positive and effective team member. Obtain information through interview and dialogue, and deal fairly and courteously with the public; work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. In addition to the above, when assigned to Air Pollution Control: Supervise the collection, analysis and interpretation of data pertaining to air quality planning. Review land use permit applications and identify potential emission sources and environmental review requirements. Analyze test data reports and monitor data for accuracy and compliance. Enforce applicable laws, rules and standards. Determine compliance of facilities with state and federal law, District Rules, and air quality plans. 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(s) 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) 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), 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. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department Click here to view General benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled