Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

The County of Contra Costa, California (the "County") was incorporated in 1850 as one of the original 27 counties of the State of California (the "State"), with the City of Martinez as the County Seat. It is one of the nine counties in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area. The County is the ninth most populous county in California, with its population reaching approximately 1,066,096 as of January 1, 2011.

 

 

70 job(s) at Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Probation Unit of CCC The Contra Costa County Probation Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill vacancies for Juvenile Institution Officer I. The Probation Department has both temporary and permanent job openings, and Juvenile Institution Officers may work at Juvenile Hall (Martinez) and the Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility (Byron). Juvenile Institution Officers play a crucial role in the safety, security, and guidance of minors confined to County juvenile institutions and under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court. The major function of a Juvenile Institution Officer is the direction and supervision of the routine daily activities of detained youths - e.g., showering, housekeeping, school, yard work, meals, and recreational activities. Other duties of the position include providing situational counseling according to individual and group needs, explaining and participating in the enforcement of facility rules and regulations, providing transportation to and from the institutions, supervising vocational work crews, and preparing written reports and evaluations. Juvenile Institution Officers must have the ability to maintain consistent and regular attendance as well as the ability to work well with others. Promotional Opportunities: Juvenile Institution Officer I may promote to Juvenile Institution Officer II ($5,418 - $6,586) and Juvenile Institution Officer III ($5,755 - $6,996). Other promotional opportunities for qualified employees may also exist. In addition to offering opportunities for professional growth, the County provides permanent employees with an outstanding benefits package. Typical Tasks Assist in maintaining security and safety for all staff and minors. This may include the use of verbal commands and/or physical force, mechanical or chemical restraints on out-of-control youth offenders Conduct searches of persons, packages, and premises for contraband and/or security concerns Accurately account for youthful offenders in assigned areas of responsibility, both on and off grounds Operate a motor vehicle as necessary; may transport youth offender to or from airports, BART stations, hospitals, court placements, other facilities or community service projects Conduct inspections for health and safety hazards and ensure cleanliness Prepare clear and accurate incident reports in an expeditious manner Report and properly document any suspected child abuse incidents in compliance with legal mandates General and crisis counseling of juveniles, offering advice and guidance Communicate with other facility staff regarding observations, and conclusions resulting from group interaction and individual offender behavior Oversee the supervision of youthful offender's mealtime, personal care, recreation, and other general activities Use a computer to access information, input data, prepare reports, correspondences, complete forms, or maintain records/statistics Participate in in-service training sessions Administer CPR or First Aid as necessary Make visual checks of minors for health and security purposes Oversee work programs (i.e., routine cleaning and maintenance). Perform and/or instruct minor in maintenance and housekeeping, to include laundry, kitchen assistance, landscape maintenance, community service and animal care Perform such other duties as the Court/Department may require Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included at least 12 semester units or 18 quarter units in behavioral science fields such as criminology, corrections, social work, psychology or sociology. Substitution for Behavioral Science Course Work: One year of full-time (or equivalent to 2080 hours) of experience working in a secure detention facility, Juvenile Camp and/or Ranch Program may be substituted for 6 semester units or 9 quarter units towards the behavioral science course work requirement. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Age Requirement: At least 21 years of age. Physical Requirement: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. This will include a physical agility test, as specified in Section 1031 of the California Government Code. Background: 1) Successful completion of a thorough background investigation and psychological evaluation, as specified in Section 1031 of the California Government Code; and 2) shall not have been convicted of a felony as an adult or juvenile in this or any other state or in a federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Exam: Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to the written exam. The written exam is designed to measure general abilities and work attitudes that are important for performing successfully as a Juvenile Institution Officer. Test orientation booklet information is available at the State Board of Corrections website: www.cdcr.ca.gov . Physical Requirements: Those candidates who successfully pass the written exam may be required to pass drug screening, a physical agility test and/or a functional capacity evaluation pursuant to California Government Code section to 1031 prior to progressing further in the hiring process. Background Investigation: A Juvenile Institution Officer job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a thorough background investigation. This includes written and oral psychological screening as specified in Section 1031 of the California Government Code. The background investigation also includes a criminal record investigation. Individuals will not be hired for this position if they have been convicted of a felony, as a juvenile or adult, in any state or federal jurisdiction or if they have committed an offense in another state or federal jurisdiction that would have been a felony if committed in this state. In evaluating candidates for this position, the Probation Department will additionally consider areas such as illegal drug use, driving record, financial responsibility, previous employment, honesty, and general conduct. Written Multiple Choice Examination tentative administration date: Week of April 20, 2020 The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa Health Services is looking for a results-driven individual with strong leadership experience to provide operational oversight within the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC). If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to be a part of an organization that strives to improve the health and wellbeing of all residents of Contra Costa County, this may be the right opportunity for you! The Chief Executive Officer of CCRMC is a key position within Contra Costa County, with responsibility for a staff of approximately 2,300 employees and an annual budget of about $625 million. Direct management reports may include the Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Medical Information Officer, Chief of Security, and Chief Quality Officer. In this vital role, you will be responsible for: Delivering best in class medical care services by the County's 164-bed hospital Directing, coordinating and delivering on departmental goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities that ensure quality patient care and that conform with all accreditation standards and federal and state quality assurance requirements for the hospital Overseeing the CCRMC budget to ensure the accomplishment of objectives within budget, while also ensuring that the department has adequate resources to provide both mandated and expected levels of health care services Aligning and developing resources to meet County's mission and obligations Representing the CCRMC to outside groups and organizations, communicating and developing effective relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION The Health Services Department employs over 4,700 individuals and serves the residents of Contra Costa County by providing critical services and safety net care through divisions that include the County Hospital (CCRMC) and Ambulatory Clinics; Environmental Health; Hazardous Materials Programs; Behavioral Health; Emergency Medical Services; Public Health; Health, Housing and Homeless Services, and the Contra Costa Health Plan. For more information about Contra Costa Health Services, please visit our website: https://cchealth.org/ OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE The core of our organization centers around the people in the communities we serve - because of that, the ideal candidate must have a strong Patient and Community-Centric philosophy, and demonstrate competency and sensitivity to cultural diversity. In addition, we are looking for someone who: Is a strong, inclusive leader and team builder who can establish and maintain credibility with staff and the community Possesses in-depth knowledge of management and administrative principles/practices governing complex inpatient and outpatient health care systems Enjoys a challenge Demonstrates expertise in the areas of budgetary planning, financial management and fiscal control Can work effectively and positively with multi-disciplinary teams of caregivers and employees, diverse populations of patients, and their sometimes-conflicting priorities Has strong communication skills Develops innovative and effective solutions to administrative and operational challenges Typical Tasks Plan, organize, direct and evaluate the delivery of medical care services provided by the County's hospital. Ensure that the department has adequate resources to provide both mandated and expected levels of health care service. Direct, coordinate and participate in the development and delivery of departmental goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities that ensure quality patient care and that conform with all accreditation standards and federal and state quality assurance requirements for the hospital. Participate in the preparation of the budget; administer and monitor the budget to ensure the accomplishment of objectives within budget restrictions. Represent the CCRMC to outside groups and organizations; Research, prepare and interpret administrative, technical and clinical reports; prepare written correspondence as necessary. Select, supervise, train and evaluate managerial, clinical, technical, and clinical subordinate personnel. Perform related duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications License: Possession of a valid and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, or Doctor of Medicine in the State of California. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Nursing, Public Health, Hospital or Health Care Administration, or a closely related health field. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time experience (or its equivalent) in acute care hospital management or health care administration. Selection Process Application Requirements: Candidates are required to submit an online application no later than March 31, 2020. All applicants must attach a resume and letter of interest. Applications without the required supplemental documents will not be considered. Interview: Following a review of the applications, a select group of the most qualified candidates will be invited to interview. Tentative Application Review: Week of April 6, 2020 If you have any question regarding this position, you may contact: Lauren Ludwig, Health Services Personnel Lauren.Ludwig@cchealth.org *Please be sure to reference the position title, CCRMC Chief Executive Officer-Exempt, with any inquiries CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa Department of Conservation and Development? The Department of Conservation and Development (DCD) is seeking to fill two (2) vacancies in the classification of Planner I. Under the direction of a Deputy Director or Assistant Deputy Director, Planner I's in DCD perform less complex professional planning duties involving data collection and analysis, public contact, and report preparation. DCD is headed by a Director, and within DCD there are three (3) divisions under a Deputy Director: 1) Current Planning; 2) Policy Planning and 3) Building Inspection Services. Additionally, there are 2 working sections: 1) the Housing/CDBG/Federal Programs/Economic Development Section under an Assistant Director and 2) the Business Administration Section which provides support services to the Department under the Land Information Business Operations Manager. DCD's main facility is at 30/40 Muir in Martinez where the County's Application and Permit Center is located. DCD also has a satellite office in Lafayette serving the Lafayette, Orinda and Moraga communities and an East County office in Brentwood. DCD has a total staffing of approximately 180 funded positions serving the entire County of Contra Costa. We are looking for someone who is: Detail oriented. You will create reports and general plans which contain data and facts which must be accurate. Interested in learning more about planning. There are many planning fields to gain experience and expertise. Great at interpreting laws and ordinances. You will review permit applications and must be able to interpret and apply law and ordinances appropriately. What you will typically be responsible for: Conducting studies for written reports Working on general plans, specific plans and related projects Preparing staff reports on matters related to the different Planning Fields Advising the public on procedural requirements related to application requests Reviewing applications for permits and variances Preparing correspondence on routine planning matters A few reasons you might love this job: Flexibility! Many employees work a 9/80 schedule There is room for staff to offer recommendations and ideas You will work with a group of outstanding and caring colleagues You will have the ability to learn about multiple fields in planning You will work in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere A few challenges you might face in this job : You will be expected to handle a high volume of projects You will need to exhibit tact when dealing with the public You will need to navigate California's regulatory environment Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data : Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Professional & Technical Expertise : Applying technical subject matter to the job Industry Monitoring : Grasping the external political, economic, competitive, and social factors affecting the industry Legal & Regulatory Navigation : Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Building & Maintaining Relationships : Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Professional Integrity & Ethics : Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Displaying Ownership and Accountability : Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Thinking & Acting Systematically : Formulating objectives and priorities, and implementing plans consistent with the long-term interests of the organization in a global environment Writing : Communicating effectively in writing Oral Communication : Engaging effectively in dialogue Presentation Skill : Formally delivering information to groups Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in city or regional planning, or a closely related field. Substitution : Six (6) months of full-time, or its equivalent, experience performing technical planning duties in a planning office may be substituted for the required major. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application; applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Multiple Choice Test: Candidates will be evaluated on necessary competencies that may include any of the competencies listed above. Final Selection Interviews: Tentatively scheduled for the week of March 30, 2020. TENTATIVE DATES Multiple Choice Test: Week of March 16, 2020 Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
The Position Are you an innovator and high achiever? Service driven? Dedicated to quality? Want to be a part of a nationally recognized Election Team? We are seeking an experienced election administration professional to serve as a lead coordinator of voter registration, customer service, and vote-by-mail operations in one of the state and nation's largest counties! Contra Costa County currently has more than 650,000 registered voters and a population of 1.1 million. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Contra Costa County offers great salary and benefits in addition to a collaborative and fast paced work environment. If your election experience includes tremendous overtime during an election, be prepared for a new experience. We are looking for someone who is: A collaborative lead A planner and organizer Committed to continuous improvement A problem solver Committed to public service Adaptable Knowledgeable and experienced in election administration What you will typically be responsible for: Training staff and ensures accurate work products using quality control practices Providing lead direction to up to 5 permanent staff and up to 20 temporary staff Actively participates in division planning, research and decision-making activities Implementing and updates processes and procedures Leading activities of the voter registration program including regular voter file maintenance and related voter notifications Leading activities of the vote by mail program, including issuance, return and canvassing of ballots May lead processes for examining petitions and signature verification May lead the process of reviewing and adjudicating provisional ballots May lead processes for military and overseas, confidential, and emergency voting Providing lead support of phone and in-person customer services A few reasons you might love this job: You will have the ability to serve your community through public service You will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative team environment You will have the chance to be a part of democracy in action You will be part of a highly respected elections team You will develop a competency and understanding of multiple election functions A few challenges you might face in this job : Legislation and regulations regularly change therefore processes and procedures need to be regularly updated During peak election times the number of team members requiring training, managing, supervising increases significantly Team work expectations require supporting the work of other elections functions Competencies Required: Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Driving Results: Demonstrating concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal standard of excellence Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow Fact Finding: Obtaining facts and data pertaining to an issue or question Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the applicant process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience in a public elections office performing activities in preparation for and conduct of state and local elections. This must have included clerical or technical experience using spreadsheet, word processing and database management programs. Selection Process 1. Application Submission and Evaluation : Applications will be evaluated based on the minimum qualifications to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Structured Oral Board Interview Conducted by Human Resources : The most qualified candidates will be invited to a structured oral board interview tentatively scheduled for the week of March 18, 2020. 3. Final Hiring Interviews Conducted by Elections Department. : Tentatively scheduled for the week of April 6, 2020. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Feb 18, 2020
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa Health Services is looking for a seasoned, dynamic, and results driven individual to serve in the capacity of Chief Quality Officer. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to be a part of an organization that strives to improve the health and wellbeing of all residents of Contra Costa County, this may be the right opportunity for you! With responsibility for the overall operations of the Safety and Performance Improvement program, you will play a vital role in the organization's continual improvement initiatives to ensure that our patients receive the quality care that they deserve. The successful candidate will have: expert knowledge of complex health care systems, the ability to communicate effectively with various internal and external customers, excellent writing and oral presentation skills, the ability to respond to sensitive matters appropriately, quickly, and succinctly, and to effectively lead a team. ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION The Health Services Department employs over 4,700 individuals and serves the residents of Contra Costa County by providing critical services and safety net care through divisions that include the County Hospital (CCRMC) and Ambulatory Clinics; Environmental Health; Hazardous Materials Programs; Behavioral Health; Emergency Medical Services; Public Health; Health, Housing and Homeless Services, and the Contra Costa Health Plan. For more information, please feel free to visit our website: https://cchealth.org Typical Tasks MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops, implements, and evaluates the organization's continuous quality improvement initiatives and activities. Develops goals and objectives for the division. Establishes continuous and accountable processes for measuring and improving the quality and appropriateness of patient care services. Ensures a safe patient environment and adherence to safety practices. Develops and maintains strong collaborative relationships with organization-wide divisions and members of the medical staff to ensure open communication and the sharing of information. Serves as the quality liaison between the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Health Centers, and the Contra Costa Health Plan. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Masters Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration or a health related field. Experience: Four years of full-time experience in an administrative capacity in a health care system with at least two years experience in performing duties related to continuous quality improvement. Substitution: Possession of a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration or a health related field, and two additional years of qualifying experience may substitute for the Masters Degree. Selection Process Application Filing: Candidates are required to submit an online application no later than March 13, 2020. All applicants must attach a resume and letter of interest . Applications without the required supplemental documents attached will not be considered. Interview: Following a review of the applications, a select group of the most qualified candidates will be invited to interview. Tentative Application Review: Week of March 23, 2020 If you have any question regarding this position, you may contact: Lauren Ludwig, Health Services Personnel Lauren.Ludwig@cchealth.org *Please be sure to reference the position title, Chief Quality Officer-Exempt, with any inquiries. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt Contra Costa County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) is seeking talented and motivated individuals to fill a full-time Child Support Services Manager vacancy located in Martinez, CA! The Departmenthas received multiple program awards for their hard work and outstanding achievements within the program. Incumbents also assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures, participatein strategic goal planning and monitoring/assessing, and serve as a member of the Department's management team for collaborative relationships between the DCSS units, the public and other government agencies. The successful candidate for this position will strive to continue the excellence achieved by the department. We are looking for someone who is: Able to interpret, disseminate and implement new State DCSS directives and Federal regulations and procedures into the Division business activities as required; Action oriented, makes decisions, and shapes team or group priorities to reflect the organization's vision and values Able to adapt quickly to change and demonstrates resilience Capable of setting performance goals and focuses on guiding others to accomplish work objectives Effective in managing time, resources, and utilizes new approaches, new methods, and new technologies to ensure work is completed efficiently and cost effectively Proactive and takes actions to continually improve, and takes a structured approach to managing self and others Focused on guiding others to accomplish work objectives and sets performance goals What you will typically be responsible for: Developing strategies to integrate new policies and laws into existing procedures Tracking caseload and progress of staff to balance the workload and ensure productivity Guiding and advising staff on complex child support cases Recognizing the accomplishments of staff to promote morale and achieve operational efficiency Analyzing data from multiple sources, assessing the relevance and accuracy Conducting assessments to determine organizational progress in meeting priorities and goals Assisting in maintaining the departmental budget A few reasons you might love this job: You will be instrumental in implementing and supporting the Departments' strategic plan We have great staff and work environment! You will be a part of an Important program mission that allows us to help families in need A few challenges you might face in this job : We have a high ratio of newer staff There are ongoing updates, changes and improvements that need your attention You will be expected to balance multiple priorities and demands Competencies Required: Strategic Thinking & Perspective: Evaluating immediate actions in context of achieving long range objective Driving Results: Demonstrating concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal standard of excellence Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Managing Performance: Ensuring superior individual and group performance Assessing Talent: Identifying performance capabilities and potential of others Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Desirable Qualifications: Familiar with DCSS Performance Management Plan Practice Indicators Project management experience Ability to implement and support a LCSA DCSS Strategic Plan Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public or business administration or a closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full time, or its equivalent, of child support operational experience in child support enforcement programs, two (2) years of the required experience, must have been at a supervisory or management level. Substitution for education: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years. Selection Process 1. Application Submission and Evaluation : Applications will be evaluated based on the minimum qualifications to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Structured Oral Board Interview Conducted by Human Resources : The most qualified candidates will be invited to a structured oral board interview tentatively scheduled for the week of March 9, 2020. 3. Final Hiring Interviews Conducted by Child Support Services Dept. : Tentatively scheduled for the week of March 16, 2020. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Feb 11, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in continuing an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Employees in this class perform routine law enforcement, crime prevention and detection, and detention activities in the County Sheriff's Office. Although no law enforcement experience is required for entrance into this class, incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as described below. The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. To read the complete job description, please visit the website; www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. ORAL EXAM DATE: 04/21/2020 (For applications received 02/10/2020 - 03/08/2020) Typical Tasks Patrols assigned areas for the protection of life and property Enforces County ordinances and assists local peace officers in their enforcement activities Investigates accidents and administers first aid Makes preliminary investigations of burglary, theft, rape and other criminal violations Classifies criminal complaints and passes them on to investigators Sets up and maintains road blocks, conducts stakeouts, makes raids and performs other special duties as directed Apprehends and transports suspects Conducts prisoners to and from court and guards them while in court Transports prisoners to and from the Rehabilitation Center and other points Receives and investigates complaints of violations by or against juveniles Confers with juveniles and their parents Prepares citations for Juvenile Court Searches for, photographs, collects, preserves and transports physical evidence Evaluates and compares latent fingerprints Receives, searches, books, fingerprints and guards prisoners in the jail, hospital, prison wards and at the Rehabilitation Center Supervises prisoners at work, in transport, during visit conferences and other activities Prepares for court visits of attorneys and for the transfer and release of prisoners Serves legal papers such as subpoenas, summons, complaints and writs of attachment, execution and restitution Assists in conducting sales of attached property Collects fees due to the County Serves warrants and makes arrests Maintains order in court and prepares, processes and maintains necessary files, documents and reports Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a United States high school diploma, G. E. D. equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Training: Possession of a California Basic P. O. S. T. Certificate and experience in law enforcement within the past three years, or successful completion within the last three years of the California Basic Course Equivalency Examination administered by the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, or possession of a valid certificate from a California P. O. S. T. approved Basic Academy. Academy certificates are valid for three years from date of completion of the academy program unless extended by employment as a full-time Peace Officer or Level 1 Reserve. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age: Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 and 2000 frequency ranges. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Background: A thorough background investigation, which will include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Other Requirements: Employees in this class who, as a part of their regularly assigned duties are required to operate a motor vehicle, will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under provisions of the County Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Applicants must be able to obtain a detention facility clearance to work in the detention facilities. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Feb 11, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Prior law enforcement experience is not required.Individuals who are appointed as Deputy Sheriff -Recruit will be assigned to attend our Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) approved police academy, which involves 26 weeks of intensive academic instruction combined withrigorous physical fitness training. Upon successful completion of the Academy, recruits will graduate and be sworn in as Peace Officers and promoted to Deputy Sheriff ($7,036-$8,981). Academy graduates are initially assigned to the Patrol Division or the Custody Services Bureau The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. Contra Costa County is currently accepting P.O.S.T T-Scores. Valid T-Scores received within the last 12 months with a score of 48 or higher will be accepted in lieu of taking the written examination. Candidates must submit a copy of their T-Score at the time of application. To read the complete job description, please visit the website; www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES: (For applications received 02/10 - 03/08/2020) Written/Physical Agility Exam: 04/18/2020 Oral Exam: 04/21/2020 Typical Tasks Attends a California Basic Academy which includes those courses necessary to gain P.O.S.T. approved peace officer status May attend an orientation on operations within the Sheriff's Department Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a United States high school diploma, G.E.D. Equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age Requirement: Must be 20.5 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirement: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 or 2000 frequency ranges. Background: A thorough background investigation, which will include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: reading comprehension, vocabulary, and information processing/reasoning ability. (Pass/Fail) Physical Agility Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: 1) 500 yard run 2) scaling a 6-foot wall, and 3) 165 lb. dummy drag (Pass/Fail) Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Feb 08, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: District Attorney Investigator's Association The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office is seeking experienced investigators to fill District Attorney Senior Inspector positions in its Criminal Investigations Unit. Successful candidates will work as a team of attorneys, investigators and other supporting staff in the investigation and preparation of criminal cases for prosecution. Incumbents may be assigned criminal cases from various units to include, but not limited to homicide, felony trial team, sexual assault, statutory rape, drugs, domestic violence, juvenile, parental child abduction, political corruption, and fraud. Senior Inspectors locate witnesses, interview witnesses and suspects, visit crime scenes, gather and preserve evidence and take still and video photographs, serve subpoenas and other legal papers, request complaints, appear as witnesses and testify at inquests, court proceedings and Grand Jury sessions. In addition, Senior Inspectors prepare and serve search warrants, conduct initial investigations and make arrests in criminal cases initiated by the District Attorney's Office. They also assist in discovery matters and prepare reports and correspondence as needed. Senior Inspectors participate in raids and sting operations and coordinate the work of other investigators assigned to the same or related cases. As a member of the District Attorney's Office Investigations Division, you will have an opportunity to work in many challenging and fulfilling investigative / prosecution focused assignments while helping our Office achieve our goals of "Seeking Justice, Serving Justice, and Doing Justice. As a Senior Inspector you will be working in close conjunction with all of our partners in law enforcement. You will become a member of a team that is respected statewide, adopts the best practices available in the industry, and strives to operate efficiently, effectively and intelligently. By joining our team, you will hold criminal offenders accountable for their actions and protect the rights of victims. With over 20 different division assignments, there is ample opportunity for both lateral movement and promotion. Developing and maintaining an expertise in a particular assignment, or experiencing many different assignments, are two examples of available career paths. Incumbents in this class are required to serve a one year probationary period. The eligible list established from this recruitment will remain in effect for six (6) months. We are looking for someone who : Values honesty, integrity and ethical conduct; Possesses intelligence, as well as common sense; Is diligent and hard working; Demonstrates courtesy, collegiality and collaboration; Has strong criminal investigative knowledge and expertise. What you will typically be responsible for: You will be tasked with locating uncooperative and/or difficult witnesses and victims. You will become the liaison between the district attorney's office and the witness / victim. You may participate in the service of search and arrest warrants, including "high-risk" warrants. You will assist deputy district attorneys with the organization and execution of their prosecutions. This may include the service of subpoenas, obtaining statements, gathering and preserving evidence, and accompanying the DDA to crime scenes and witness / victim meetings. You will respond to "high profile" Law Enforcement Involved Fatal Incidents as part of an investigative team, working cooperatively with participant agencies. You may be assigned to investigate criminal complaints from their initiation, complete an investigation and submit the investigation to a DDA for prosecution. You will work cooperatively with sworn and civilian members of other law enforcement agencies at the local, state and federal level. You will work cooperatively with the public defender's office, private law firms and other public agencies. You may speak as a subject matter expert at public events as a representative of the district attorney's office. A few reasons why you might love this job: An opportunity to work with a dedicated staff, in an environment that provides for an excellent opportunity to succeed, thus making a real difference in our county. The personal satisfaction that comes from assisting the most vulnerable and deserving members of our community, by bringing justice to themselves and their families. Working conditions, equipment, training opportunities and a real "team" environment. A few challenges you might face in this job: Long and late hours are not uncommon. Working overtime is a requirement. Dealing with victims and witnesses who are often times frustrated and disappointed in the criminal justice system. You are a member of law enforcement at a time when law enforcement personnel are faced with an unprecedented number of challenges. Competencies required: Action and results focused Delivering results Professional and technical Interpersonal savvy Professional integrity and ethics Typical Tasks Locates and interviews witnesses and other possible sources of information in criminal cases including victims, suspects and arresting officers Secures statements and depositions Visits crime and accident scenes to gather and preserve evidence and take photographs as necessary Serves legal papers, files complaints, prepares cases, and appears as a witness at inquests, court and Grand Jury sessions Coordinates physical and demonstrative evidence with oral testimony Present findings to the District Attorney or designated deputies and assists deputies in preparation of cases for prosecution May participate in raids and make arrests May review and coordinate the work of other investigators assigned to the same or related cases Prepares reports and correspondence as required Minimum Qualifications License Required : Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Certificate Required : Possession of a valid Peace Officer Basic Certificate issued by the State of California Commission on Peace Officers Standards (POST). Must be currently certified by POST (i.e., active California Peace Officer within three years, or successfully completed the POST 136 hour Requalification Course upon hire). Education : Possession of a high school diploma, or G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience : Three years of full time experience or its equivalent as an investigator or detective in a public law enforcement agency investigating major felony crimes such as homicides, burglary and narcotics or three years of experience as District Attorney Inspector-Welfare Fraud in Contra Costa County employment. Citizenship : Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year prior to submitting the application. Physical Requirements : Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. These standards will be based on the POST Commission's Medical Guidelines for Peace Officers. Hearing : Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000, 2000, and 3000 frequency ranges. Visual Acuity : 20/100 uncorrected for each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Background : A thorough background investigation shall be conducted in accordance with the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. Shall not have been convicted of a felony in this State or any other State or in any Federal Jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this State. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement and supplemental questionnaire by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Exercise : Qualified candidates will be given a behavioral consistency writing exercise to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include, but are not limited to:Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative),Delivering Results,Professional & Technical Expertise,Interpersonal Savvyand Professional Integrity & Ethics. (Qualifying - Pass/Fail) Oral Interview: An oral examination will be conducted to measure candidates'competencies as they relate to the job. These may include, but are not limited to:Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative),Delivering Results,Professional & Technical Expertise,Interpersonal Savvyand Professional Integrity & Ethics. (Weighted 100%) The Written Exercise is tentatively scheduled to take place the week of March 23, 2020 The Oral Interview is tentatively scheduled to take place the week of April 13, 2020 The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Feb 05, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit Contra Costa County's Public Works Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill multiple Stationary Engineer vacancies. Stationary Engineers operate, maintain, and repair HVAC systems in a variety of buildings throughout the County. Responsibilities include: resolving customer complaints related to air flow, heating, cooling, and ventilation; responding to HVAC related alarms and elevator malfunctions; calibrating and maintaining pneumatic, electric and computerized (DDC system) controls; inspecting chillers and ensuring containment and proper handling of refrigerants, which may containchlorofluorocarbonsand other hazardous materials; and other related work as required. Employees may work in detention facilities and in close proximity to inmates and patients. Overtime and emergency response may be required. Contra Costa County furnishes tools and equipment. The Public Works Department provides for the construction, maintenance and improvement of infrastructure within the unincorporated area of the County and the Flood Control District as well as county buildings and grounds. The department is organized to conform to the process of developing and building projects. Public Works maintains 660 miles of roads and 150 miles of streams; channels and other drainage facilities as well as maintains 93 county buildings. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, heating, and air conditioning systems for large buildings or facilities Knowledge of laws and regulations governing HVAC installations and maintenance Ability to operate, inspect, maintain and make repairs to HVAC systems, boilers, water treatment equipment, plumbing fixtures, electrical motors, and other ancillary equipment Ability to read blueprints and building plans for HVAC requirements Ability to perform work assignments in 24-hour facilities where there are inmates or patients Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Typical Tasks Operates, maintains, and makes repairs to HVAC systems, which includes minor repairs to plumbing fixtures, electrical motors, and other ancillary equipment including pumps and fans Inspects chillers and ensues containment and proper handling of refrigerants which may contain Chlorofluorocarbons and other hazardous materials Operates, maintains, and makes repairs to water treatment equipment, ice machines, various kitchen equipment, and low and high pressure boilers Operates computerized energy management and control systems for HVAC Calibrates and maintains pneumatic, pneumatic electric, and computerized controls Inspects and makes repairs as needed to air handling equipment, vents, ductwork, and plenums Changes filters, pre-filters, and performs other preventative maintenance on equipment at scheduled intervals and as needed Uses hand and power tools to complete major repairs to large equipment and to defective valves, gaskets, and bearings Troubleshoots complaints related to air quality and temperature variances May work in confined spaces and where asbestos-containing material may be present Responds to HVAC-related alarms, elevator malfunctions, and customer trouble reports Tests and maintains emergency back-up generators Installs fire extinguishers and ensures that they are properly serviced Prepares and maintains manual and automated timesheets, log sheets, repair and maintenance records Inspects, tests, and treats water and chemicals in water towers, boilers, and HVAC water distribution system Maintains effective working relationships with co-workers, customers, and managers Makes oral and written reports as required Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: 1) Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificates and satisfactory completion of at least two (2) college level courses or their equivalent in basic refrigeration and electricity. Or, completion of an apprenticeship certification program or HVAC trade school. Certificates: Must be Type 1 or Type 2 certified for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons at the time of application, and obtain a Federal Universal Certification for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons within nine (9) months from the date of hire. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a stationary engineer or operating engineer maintaining and repairing HVAC equipment. Note: Applicants must be able to obtain a detention facility clearance to work in the detention facilities. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Exam: Based on the number of qualified candidates, an oral interview may be conducted to assess candidate's knowledge, skills and abilities as they relate to the position. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Feb 04, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! Social Worker II vacancies are available on the Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) and the Contra Costa County Public Defender's Office. ASSIGNMENTS IN THE EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT (EHSD) The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker II vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care Community Connect. This position will be assigned complex and specialized caseloads which require professional skills gained through graduate studies or extensive on-the-job training. In this position, you will be working directly with individuals or entire family systems with challenging dynamics that include abuse and/or neglect with the goal of preserving or restoring baseline functioning for the identified client system. If assigned to the Children and Family Services Bureau, you will work in the areas of Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to the Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, a bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. The Social Worker II position is a flexibly-staffed position that offers a promotional opportunity to the Social Worker III class when all the minimum qualifications are met. Applicants interested in the Social Worker III recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker III. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work and network with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies ASSIGNMENTS IN THE PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE Come join the Contra Costa Public Defenders (CCPD) Office and be part of an interdisciplinary team that utilizes a holistic approach to ensure justice and help achieve the best possible outcome for adults and juveniles charged with crimes. CCPD Social workers assist staff attorneys in their representation of our clients in a variety of ways, including: Writing biopsychosocial reports and assessments of clients Identifying available social services in the community and connecting clients with those services Identifying issues of concern that may have led the person to involvement in the criminal justice system Developing plans to help people reintegrate with their communities after incarceration Advocating for community-based solutions as alternatives to custody We are looking for someone who has: The ability to work well with persons from diverse backgrounds and socio-economic statuses An understanding of the role of the public defender in advocating for indigent persons accused of crimes Great communications skills, oral and written The ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. NOTE: Candidates who will complete their Master's degree requirements on or before June 2020 are encouraged to apply. EXAM DATES (For applications received 2/3/20 - 5/3/20) Tentative Written Exam: May 2020 (Must be able to attend exam in person) Typical Tasks General Tasks: Conducts interviews, visits with clients in their homes and in other non-office settings Provides case management services Completes and gathers necessary records and reports Prepares appropriate case files, legal and casework documentation including the recording of relevant information Appears in court for court hearings as required, or is on stand-by, when necessary Maintains accurate and specific case records and logs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations , documenting in computer applications as required Maintains liaison activities with police jurisdictions , schools, and hospitals Prepares relevant correspondence Note: Children's Protective Services or Adult Protective Services positions: In addition to the general typical tasks above, incumbents in these assignments may perform all or part of the following as well: Interprets and applies complex laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to child welfare and adult protective services Investigates complaints, makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate community resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings With frequent consultation provides casework services in the children's or adult protective services programs while in the home or in placement Develops, prepares and implements treatment service plans, and Responds to emergency requests during regular work hours or at other times assigned, and provides emergency services via telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Determines the need for court hearings, schedules and notifies appropriate parties Prepares and submits written court reports/memos with recommendations for the court and carries out court ordered actions Files petitions, submission of court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers with County Counsel regarding petitions, reports, hearings and other litigation Makes presentations, provides education and outreach to community groups Adult Protective Services assignment: In addition to the general typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Cross reports to law enforcement and other legal and regulatory entities Coordinates and collaborates with the District Attorney's and County Counsel's offices, as needed Collaborates with California State Community Care Licensing Division of local ombudsman on Residential Facility closure(s) Children's Protective Services assignment: In addition to the general typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Prepares and submits notifications, petitions, court reports, court memos and other Court documents for required Juvenile court hearings and procedures Prepares, testifies and carries out orders administered by the Juvenile Court on behalf of the agency Secures, visits and monitors out-of-home placements in/out of county/state for youth and young adults Assists teens and young adults in progressing toward independence and self-sufficiency Provides case management services for children and families involved in CFS, including, but not limited to, substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual abuse issues Public Defender's Office assignment : In addition to the general typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Interview and assess Public Defender clients in the jail and/or in the community Gather accurate and detailed information about clients in order to prepare thorough written social histories Provide case management, assistance with program placement, and connection to supportive services to Public Defender clients Educate Public Defender clients and family members about the criminal process and assist them in overcoming barriers to success Maintain accurate and detailed case files and documentation of assignments and tasks as needed Testify in court on behalf of Public Defender clients when requested to do so by their attorney Maintain familiarity with local government and community-based resources in order to facilitate client placement into these services Engage in ongoing training and continuing education related to reentry, criminal justice, mental health, provision of trauma-informed care, and other relevant topics Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology, counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Substitution for Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as either a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency or as a Deputy Probation Officer performing juvenile investigations or supervision may be substituted for the required education. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Assessment, Interpersonal, Interpreting Policies and Procedure,Investigative,Psycho-Social, andWritten Communication. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Feb 04, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker III vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care CommunityConnect. Responsibilities may include assessing an individual's or family's problems which involve abuse or neglect, developing case plans to preserve adequate functioning, or improve individual or family functioning, and may include preparing and submitting written court reports and recommendations, and may carry out the orders of the court. If assigned to the Children & Family Services Bureau, you will work in one of the following areas, including but not limited to; Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, a bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. Applicants interested in the Social Worker II recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker II. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults, and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work andnetwork with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES (For applications received2/3/20 - 5/3/20) Tentative Written Exam: May 2020 (Must be able to attend exam in person) Typical Tasks Note: Incumbents assigned to Children's Protective Services or Adult Protective Services positions may be required to: Interprets and applies complex laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to child welfare and adult protective services Investigates complaints and makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings Provides intensive casework services in children's or adult protective services programs while in the home or in placement Conducts interviews, visits with clients in their homes and in other non-office settings Develops, prepares and implements treatment service plans, and provides case management services Completes and gathers necessary records and reports Prepares appropriate case files, legal and casework documentation including the recording of relevant information Responds to emergency requests during regular work hours or at other times assigned, and provides emergency services via on the telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Appears in court for hearings as required, or is on stand-by when necessary Determines the need for court hearings, schedules and notifies appropriate parties Prepares and submits written court reports/memos with recommendations for the court and carries out court ordered actions Files of petitions, submission court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers County Counsel regarding petitions, reports, hearings and other litigation Maintains accurate and specific case records and logs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, documenting Maintains liaison activities with police jurisdictions, schools and hospitals Makes presentations, provides education and outreach to community groups Prepares relevant correspondence Adult Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Cross reports to law enforcement and other legal and regulatory entities Coordinates and collaborates with the District Attorney's and County Counsel's offices, as needed Collaborates with California State Community Care Licensing Division of local ombudsman on Residential Facility closure(s) Performs related investigative and complex activities involving the health and safety of older adults and disabled adults Children's Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Prepares and submits notifications, petitions, court reports, court memos and other Court documents for required Juvenile court hearings and procedures Prepares, testifies and carries out orders administered by the Juvenile Court on behalf of the agency Secures, visits and monitors out-of-home placements in/out of county for youth and young adults Assists teens and young adults in progressing toward independence and self-sufficiency Provides highly skilled case management services for children and families involved in CFS, including, but not limited to, substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual abuse issues Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency. One year must have been after completion of the Master's degree. Substitution: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency, two (2) years of which must have included experience in any of the following areas: adoptions, foster home and institutional placement, adult or children's protective services, conservatorship of individuals incapable of self care may be substituted for the required education and experience. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Assessment, Interpersonal, Interpreting Policies and Procedure,Investigative,Psycho-Social, andWritten Communication. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
Feb 04, 2020
Full Time
The Position Firefighter - Recruit Bargaining Unit: United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230 If you are looking for a career in the Fire Service as a Firefighter - Recruit, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is the organization to start or advance your career. Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's (CCCFPD) mission exists to provide you, your family and our communities with professional services dedicated to the preservation of life, property and the environment. Firefighters and Firefighter - Paramedics employed by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District engage directly in firefighting, emergency medical care, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster responses, fire prevention, public education, and community service.CCCFPDhas multiple positions available within the county.CCCFPDunderstands that in the fire service industry, providing high-quality services means hiring high quality people. Why should you join Contra Costa County Fire Protection District? Simple, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District understands the key to its success is its employees' success. Joining the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District team means joining an energetic, innovative team that is committed to being the best. If you want to learn, be challenged, and grow professionally, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is the organization for you! Contra Costa County Fire Protection District strives to become the premier fire organization that honors the past, recognizes the challenges of the present, and will continue to raise the bar of excellence into the future. If you believe you have what it takes to join our team, apply today! We are looking for individuals who are : Trustworthy - The Fire District's primary recruitment goal is to hire people with the utmost integrity. As a firefighter you need to understand that you represent the Fire District and your profession both on and off duty, and are held to the highest standard of conduct and public opinion at all times. Physically Fit - Many ofthe most crucial aspects of the job require firefighters to have a high fitness level. Team Players - Firefighters are a part of team. Being a team player and understanding the team concept is highly valued. What you will be responsible for: Performing hazard relief activities by responding to and controlling structure fires,wildlandfires, vehicles fires, hazardous materials releases, and other hazardous conditions. Assisting with fire prevention and public education activities. Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. A few reasons you might love this job: As a firefighter withCCCFPDyou could be assigned to the air division providing service from a helicopter; to the marine division providing service aboard a fire boat; to the heavy fire equipment program providing services from a bulldozer; or toUSARor hazmat team.CCCFPDis an all risk fire agency that provides service from many different platforms. Many individuals gravitate to the firefighting profession for the camaraderie that it offers. Firefighters work as a team, with each man and woman in uniform depending on the other to perform their job. Firefighters commonly spend long hours together at the fire station, often working 48-hour shifts. The fire station becomes a second home for many, with meals prepared and shared together like a family. For those who prefer to steer clear of a 9-to-5 work schedule, flexible hours are another reason to be a firefighter. For instance, our firefighters work 48 hours on duty, and have 96 hours off duty. Fire stations commonly have sleeping and living quarters, along with kitchens and showers, allowing for meals, rest and relaxation when fire calls are not occurring. The respect of the job. Being proud of what you do for a living. The best reason to be a firefighter is to save lives. There is nothing more rewarding than helping other people, especially when it comes to saving their lives. CCCFPDis an extremely busy organization responding to multiple fires and complex incidents daily. If you are interested in being a firefighter at a busy fire district, Contra Costa Fire is for you. A few challenges you might face in this job: Firefighters must stay physically fit and must possess stamina, endurance and strength to perform in an emergency. Exposure to extreme environmental conditions. Although trained to make wise decisions and prepare for emergencies, firefighters know the risk of injury is present on every call. Typical Tasks Participates in classroom training and manipulative exercises and drills Studies and completes homework assignments Takes periodic quizzes and examinations Operates tools and equipment to learn and demonstrate proficiency Takes periodic manipulative performance examinations Participates in physical fitness program defined by the Fire District Responsible for successful completion of all assigned training and is responsible for demonstration of an acceptable level of competence in all aspects of the training Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of (1) A valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License, and (2) a valid California Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-1) certificate. State of California approved EMT-1 and EMT-P training programs can be found at the California Emergency Medical Services Authority website. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Age: At least 18 years of age on the date of application. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be established by the County Medical Consultant. Selection Process You must pass the FCTC written test with a 70% or above. Click here to visit the FCTC site to register and to view test dates and locations. You must possess a valid Cal-JAC Candidate Physical Ability Card (CPAT) issued by FCTC. Cal-JAC CPAT cards are only valid 6 months prior to 3/01/2020 and must be dated 9/01/2019 - 3/01/2020 . Click here to visit the FCTC site to register and to view test dates and locations. You must be active on the FCTC Statewide Eligibility List (SEL) on 3/01/2020 . Click here to find out the requirements to get on FCTC's SEL. Interview dates are tentatively set for: 1st round on week of 3/30/2020 and final round on week of 4/13/2020. To be considered for the Firefighter Recruit positions, you must be on the Firefighter Candidate Testing Center (FCTC) Statewide Eligibility List.If you are currently on the eligibility list, contact FCTC to confirm that you have renewed all the certificates and/or licenses required to remain active on their list. If you submit renewed documents to Contra Costa County Human Resources, it does not meet the renewal requirements to remain on the FCTC eligibility list and your name will not be referred. Please visit www.FCTConline.org to register for upcoming written andCPATtests and learn more about the exam process, requirements and scheduled test locations/dates. The fee for the written test is $50.00 and the fee for theCPATis $150.00. Individuals who demonstrate a financial hardship may apply for a grant through the California Fire Foundation. See www.fctconline.org for the financial hardship application. Required Documentation : Attach a copy of certificate/license with the application by the closing date: Valid California or out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Valid California Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate or a valid National Registry EMT (NREMT) certificate. Written Examination: To be considered for this position, you must successfully pass the Entry-Level Firefighter Written Exam administered byFCTC. Contra Costa County Human Resources will receive a list of eligible candidates fromFCTC. Candidates must be active on theFCTCStatewide Eligibility List to apply and be considered for an interview with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. If you are already active onFCTC'slist, your results must be valid through March 1, 2020. CPATTest: To be considered for this position, you must have successfully passed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) administered byFCTCwithin the last 6 months. Contra Costa County Human Resources will receive a list of eligible candidates fromFCTC. Candidates must be active on theFCTCStatewide Eligibility List to apply and be considered for an interview with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. If you are already active onFCTC'slist, your results will be accepted. Contra Costa County will acceptCPATscores obtained on or after September 1, 2019. Final Selection: Eligible candidates will be grouped into one of three bands (A, B or C bands) based on test scores and any applicable veteran's credits. Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application. For questions or concerns regarding this posting, or your application, please reach out directly to the HR Personnel Services Unit at 925-335-1700. Please visit www.cccfpd.org to learn more about the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. We are also recruiting for Firefighter Paramedic - Recruit and if interested you will need to submit a separate application. To review the job description and salary information, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr . CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
Feb 04, 2020
Full Time
The Position Firefighter - Paramedic Recruit Bargaining Unit: United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230 If you are looking for a career in the Fire Service as a Firefighter Paramedic - Recruit, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is the organization to start or advance your career. Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's (CCCFPD) mission exists to provide you, your family and our communities with professional services dedicated to the preservation of life, property and the environment. Firefighters and Firefighter - Paramedics employed by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District engage directly in firefighting, emergency medical care, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster responses, fire prevention, public education, and community service.CCCFPDhas multiple positions available within the county.CCCFPDunderstands that in the fire service industry, providing high-quality services means hiring high quality people. Why should you join Contra Costa County Fire Protection District? Simple, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District understands the key to its success is its employees' success. Joining the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District team means joining an energetic, innovative team that is committed to being the best. If you want to learn, be challenged, and grow professionally, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is the organization for you! Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's priorities are to strive to become the premier fire organization that honors the past, recognizes the challenges of the present, and will continue to raise the bar of excellence into the future. If you believe you have what it takes to join our team, apply today! We are looking for individuals who are : Trustworthy - The Fire District's primary recruitment concern is that we are hiring people with the utmost integrity. As a firefighter paramedic, you need to understand that you represent the Fire District and your profession both on duty and off and are held to the highest standard of conduct and public opinion at all times. Physically Fit - Many ofthe most crucial aspects of the job require firefighter paramedics to have a high fitness level. Team Players - Firefighter paramedics are a part of a team. Being a team player and understanding the team concept is highly valued. What you will be responsible for: Treating injured victims in traffic accidents, fires and other dangerous circumstances. Performing hazard relief activities by responding to and controlling structure fires,wildlandfires, vehicle fires, hazardous material releases, and other hazardous conditions. Assisting with fire prevention and public education activities. Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Working holidays, weekends and additional shifts when staffing vacancies require it. A few reasons you might love this job: As a firefighter paramedic withCCCFPDyou could be assigned to the air division providing service from a helicopter; to the marine division providing service aboard a fire boat; to the heavy fire equipment program providing service from a bulldozer; or to aUSARor hazmat team.CCCFPDis an all risk fire agency that provides service from many different platforms. Many individuals gravitate to the firefighting profession for the camaraderie that it offers. Firefighter paramedics work as a team, with each man and woman in uniform depending on the other to perform a job. They commonly spend long hours together at a station, working 48-hour shifts. The fire station becomes a second home for many, with meals prepared and shared together like a family. For those who prefer to steer clear of a 9-to-5 work schedule, flexible hours are another reason to be a firefighter paramedic. For instance, our paramedics work 48 hours on duty, and have 96 hours off duty. Fire stations commonly have sleeping and living quarters, along with kitchens and showers, allowing for meals, and rest when fire calls are not occurring. The respect of the job. Being proud of what you do for a living. The best reason to be a firefighter paramedic is to save lives. There is nothing more rewarding than helping other people, especially when it comes to saving their lives. CCCFPDis an extremely busy organization responding to multiple fires and complex incidents daily. If you are interested in being a firefighter paramedic at a busy fire district, Contra Costa Fire is for you. A few challenges you might face in this job: Firefighter paramedics must stay physically fit and must possess stamina, endurance and strength to perform in an emergency. Exposure to extreme environmental conditions. Although trained to make wise decisions and prepare for emergencies, firefighter paramedics know the risk of injury is present on every call. Typical Tasks Participates in classroom training and manipulative exercises and drills Studies and completes homework assignments Takes periodic quizzes and examinations Operates tools and equipment to learn and demonstrate proficiency Takes periodic manipulative performance examinations Participates in physical fitness program defined by the Fire District Responsible for successful completion of all assigned training and is responsible for demonstration of an acceptable level of competence in all aspects of the training Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of (1) A valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License, and (2) a valid California Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic Certificate (EMT-P). Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Age: At least 18 years of age on the date of application. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be established by the County Medical Consultant. Selection Process You must pass the FCTC written test with a 70% or above. Click here to visit the FCTC site to register and to view test dates and locations. You must possess a valid Cal-JAC Candidate Physical Ability Card (CPAT) issued by FCTC. We will accept Cal-JACCPATcards that were issued 6 months prior to 03/01/20 and must be dated between 09/01/19 - 03/01/20. FCTC scores are accepted through 3/1/20. You must be active on the FCTC Statewide Eligibility List (SEL) on 03/01/20 . Click here to find out the requirements to get on FCTC's SEL. Interview dates are tentatively set for: 1st round on week of 3/30/2020 and final round on week of 4/13/2020. To be considered for the Firefighter Paramedic Recruit positions, you must be on the Firefighter Candidate Testing Center (FCTC) Statewide Eligibility List.If you are currently on the eligibility list, contact FCTC to confirm that you have renewed all the certificates and/or licenses required to remain active on their list. If you submit renewed documents to Contra Costa County Human Resources, it does not meet the renewal requirements to remain on the FCTC eligibility list and your name will not be referred. Please visit www.FCTConline.org to register for upcoming written andCPATtests and learn more about the exam process, requirements and scheduled test locations/dates. The fee for the written test is $50.00 and the fee for theCPATis $150.00. Individuals who demonstrate a financial hardship may apply for a grant through the California Fire Foundation. See www.fctconline.org for the financial hardship application. Required Documentation : Attach a copy of certificate/license with the application by the closing date: Valid California or out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Valid California Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMT-P) certificate or a validNationally Registered EMT (NREMT-P) certificate. ValidCalJack CPAT issued on or after 9/01/2019. Written Examination: To be considered for this position, you must successfully pass the Entry-Level Firefighter Written Exam administered byFCTC. Contra Costa County Human Resources will receive a list of eligible candidates fromFCTC. Candidates must be active on theFCTCStatewide Eligibility List to apply and be considered for an interview with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. If you are already active onFCTC'slist, your results must be valid through March 1, 2020. CPATTest: To be considered for this position, you must have successfully passed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) administered byFCTCwithin the last 6 months. Contra Costa County Human Resources will receive a list of eligible candidates fromFCTC. Candidates must be active on theFCTCStatewide Eligibility List to apply and be considered for an interview with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. If you are already active onFCTC'slist, your results will be accepted. Contra Costa County will acceptCPATscores obtained on or after September 1, 2019. Final Selection: Eligible candidates will be grouped into one of three bands (A, B or C bands) based on test scores and any applicable veteran's credits. Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application. For questions or concerns regarding this posting, or your application, please reach out directly to the HR Personnel Services Unit at 925-335-1701. Please visit www.cccfpd.org to learn more about the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. We are also recruiting for Firefighter - Recruit and if interested you will need to submit a separate application. To review the job description and salary information, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr . CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 28, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Community Services Bureau in the Employment and Human Services Department is offering employment opportunity on hourly bases in a role for Teacher -Project Substitute. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested to work with young children ages 0-5 years old in a classroom setting in state-of-the art licensed childcare facilities. The Teacher -Project Substitute position is assigned to the Community Services Bureau Head Start and/or State Funded Child Development centers and administers an educational program design to promote the social, emotional, cognitive, creative and linguistic development of young children. Under supervision, plans, organizes and conducts variety of classroom activities for the children enrolled. The position can be assigned to working with pre-school or Infant/Toddler children. The Teacher-Project substitute is responsible to provide training and supervision to subordinate staff. Incumbents in this class are exempt from the classified service and work in Federally and or State funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. Typical Tasks Plans and supervises Head Start and Child Development classroom activities Assesses children's needs and development Holds parent conferences about children's development twice a year Models appropriate behavior for the children and classroom staff Leads the classroom team in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in training instructional staff with the goal of building a team approach to meeting the children's needs Works with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Reports issues of concern to the Center Administrator Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate and possess of one of the following: 1. An Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education; or 2. An Associate Degree in related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; or 3. Baccalaureate Degree in Early Childhood Education; or 4. Baccalaureate Degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Permit: Possession of a Child Development Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or possession of a Contra Costa County Temporary Teacher Certificate at all times is a condition of employment. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. If you have any questions regarding this position, pleasecontact Ivy Bushnell-Jackson in the Community Services Bureaudirectly at (925) 608-5046. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 28, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Community Services Bureau in the Employment and Human Services Department is offering employment opportunity on hourly bases in a role for Associate Teacher -Project Substitute. This is a rewarding opportunity for individuals passionate to work with young children ages 0-5 years old in a classroom setting in state-of-the art licensed childcare facilities. The position is assigned to the Head Start/Early Head Start and/or Child Development Programs in the Community Services Bureau. These programs are designed to promote the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of young children. The Associate-Teacher Substitute is authorized to provide services and instruction to children in pre-school and Infant/Toddler classroom settings. Under supervision, assists in planning, organizing and conducting variety of classroom activities for the children enrolled in the program. Incumbents in this class are exempt from the classified service and work in Federally and or State funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. Typical Tasks Assists in assessing needs of children enrolled in the program Assists in organizing the children's learning environment Assists in planning and implementing the developmental programs Assists in working with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Models appropriate behavior for the children and other adults Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Child Protective Services and reports unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Performs duties and responsibilities of the Teacher-Project during hours when the Teacher-Project is not assigned to the classroom Reports issues of concern to the Site Supervisor Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the instruction program Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate and successful completion of 12 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development that meet the Commission on Teacher Credentialing requirements for the Child Development Associate Teacher permit. A copy of official transcripts must be sent as verification of completed units. Certificate Preferred: Possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Associate Teacher Temporary County Certificate. Special Requirement: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. If you have any questions regarding this position, pleasecontact Ivy Bushnell-Jackson in the Community Services Bureaudirectly at (925) 608-5046. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 26, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting men and women for a challenging career in the Sheriff's public safety communications center. No prior experience is required. Individuals hired will receive intensive training during the initial 12-month probationary period and are expected to qualify for advancement to the class of Sheriff's Dispatcher II ($5,153 - $6,114) within one year of employment. Sheriff-Dispatcher is a non-sworn, uniformed position. Dispatchers receive a yearly uniform allowance. Individuals assigned to designated positions requiring bilingual ability must pass language proficiency evaluation to qualify for a bilingual differential. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the dispatch center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate Characteristics of the ideal candidate: •Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively •Be able to communicate clearly •Ability to read, comprehend and retain information •Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations •Ability to adapt to changing situations •Ability to multi-task •Highly self-motivated •Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES For applications received between January 25, 2020 & February 28, 2020: Tentative Typing Assessment: 03/17 - 03/18/2020 Tentative Performance Exam: 04/04 - 04/06/2020 Typical Tasks Receives telephone and radio messages Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a mobile command center Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Typing Proficiency: Ability to accurately type at a speed not less than 40 words per minute. Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of 3 -five minute timed typing tests. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least an average of40 net words per minute.Note: Typing certificates will NOT be excepted in lieu of the typing assessment required. Performance Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: decision making, data entry, call summarization, memory recall, prioritization, map reading, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) Test information is available by visiting the vendor's website at: CritiCall and Dispatcher Applicant: F.A.Q The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 26, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dispatcher II Pay Range $71,584.80 - $84,940.04* *As of July 1, 2019 $75,164.04 - $89,187.04 (2020-2021) $78,922.24 - $93,646.39 (2021-2022) $82,868.35 - $98,328.71 (2022-2023) ( 20% pay increase over 4 year period) The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting individuals with law enforcement dispatching experience. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the Communications Center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: •Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively •Be able to communicate clearly •Ability to read, comprehend and retain information •Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations •Ability to adapt to changing situations •Ability to multi-task •Highly self-motivated •Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. EXAM DATES: (For applications received 01/25 - 02/28/2020) Tentative Typing and Online Skills Assessment: 03/17 - 03/18/2020 Typical Tasks Receives routine and emergency telephone calls Receives and transmits radio traffic Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a Mobile Command Vehicle May assist with Communications Training Program and provide on-the-job training to new dispatchers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: One year of full-time or its equivalent experience within the last two (2) years performing law enforcement emergency dispatch duties on a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System at a California P.O.S.T. participating law enforcement agency; or successful completion of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher I Training Program within the last 3 years. Typing Proficiency: Accurately type at a speed of no less than 40 words per minute. Certificate Required: Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute.Note: Typing certificates will NOT be excepted in lieu of the typing assessment required. Online Skills Assessment: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: crisis management, non-emergency calls, prioritization, asking the right questions, telecommunications and teamwork, decision making, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Dec 30, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department is recruiting to fillvacant positions in the Community Services Bureau. Community Services Bureau administers the federally funded Head Start and Early Head Start and the state funded Child Development programs. The Bureau operates a central kitchen in Richmond, CA, where food is prepared on a daily bases and distributed to the Bureau's 13 directly operated child care centers within Contra Costa County (Richmond through Brentwood and Oakley, CA). Under directions, drives a delivery van, transporting meals and food supplies to designated childcare sites. Assists in main kitchen work including food preparation, packaging and clean up, and other related culinary services as required. Incumbents in the classification of Child Nutrition Food Services Transporter-Project are exempt from the Merit System and work in a state and/or federally funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . Typical Tasks Drives a delivery -van in transporting meals and food supplies Loads and unloads meals and supplies and keeps records of deliveries Inspects condition of vehicle and reports maintenance needs Keeps interior of vehicle clean and orderly Packages foods -and/or collects special foods for children with dietary restrictions Assists with catering of-site if required Washes and disinfects food cambros, containers and pans Cleans refrigerators, walk in-refrigerators and other equipment Sweeps and mops floors Cleans and disinfects counters and work surfaces Picks up and delivers bags of laundry Delivers department pony mail and other materials/supplies as required Maintains required records such as: transport record sheets, fuel receipts, transporter service route sheet Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Experience: One (1) year of full time, or its equivalent, experience driving a vehicle for a professional service or agency. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees must successfully pass fingerprint and tuberculosis clearance and a current physical examination. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. If you have any questions regarding this position, pleasecontact Shirly Naoom in the Community Services Bureaudirectly at (925) 608-5048. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Dec 18, 2019
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Community Services Bureau in the Employment and Human Services Department is offering anemployment opportunity on an hourly basis in a role for Teacher Assistant Trainee-Project. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested to work with young children ages 0-5 years old in a classroom setting in state-of-the art licensed childcare facilities. The Teacher Assistant Trainee-Project position is geared towards individuals who do not have experience or educational background in the field of Early Childhood Education and Development or individuals who are pursuing their post-high school education. The position provides an excellent opportunity for an on-the-job training and development for a potential career in Early Childhood Education. Under close supervision, cares for and assists in the development and instruction of Infant/Toddler and pre-school children in a childcare and development education program designed to promote the social, emotional, cognitive, creative and linguistic development of young children. Incumbents in this class are exempt from the classified service and work in Federally and or State funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. No permanent appointments may be made in this classification. Typical Tasks Assists in planning and implementing the instructional program to Infant/Toddler and pre-school children Assists in maintaining the safety, cleanliness and attractiveness of the learning environment, including, but not limited to, sweeping, mopping, cleaning and sanitizing tables and sinks, and organizing the children's environment Assists children and teachers in transitions at rest time, during meals, and other activities Assists children with toileting and diapering Nurtures the children and families to reach full potential Models appropriate behavior for the children and families Assists the children in solving their own problems and developing self-discipline; follows appropriate behavior management techniques and policy Reports observations of unusual or challenging behaviors to the teachers and relates positive behaviors to parents Facilitates open and effective, professional oral and written communication with families, staff, and children; Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required Reports unusual incidents to supervisor as required Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Continuing Education: Eligibility for promotion to the classification of Associate Teacher - Project requires completion of 12 Early Childhood Education units with a passing grade of C or above. Nine (9) of these units must be in the core classes required under the State Permit Matrix. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. Physical Requirements: Lift up to 50 lbs. intermittently, able to bend, stoop, and sit in small chairs and on floors regularly. Able to move quickly to keep pace with young children. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. If you have any questions regarding this position, pleasecontact Andrea Andalon in the Community Services Bureaudirectly at (925) 608-5045. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.