Placer County

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

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

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PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jun 19, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Community Development Resource Agency is seeking a Supervising Code Compliance Officer. This position is responsible for managing a team of Code Compliance Officers, who enforce zoning, building, land use, and housing codes; and Code Enforcement Officers, who handle cannabis enforcement within the County. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in code compliance as well as lead or supervisory experience of a code compliance team.  Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION To plan, organize and supervise the activities within the Code Compliance section of the Building Services Division. To perform highly responsible and complex code compliance and enforcement duties including court appearances, technical field inspections and investigations to enforce State and County codes and ordinances related to  zoning, building, health and safety, and related land use standards and public nuisances;  investigate complaints and issue citations for code violations; to make presentations to staff, boards, commissions, or administrative hearings and to communicate with the public regarding code compliance and enforcement. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, organizing, directing, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinates and is responsible for a section within a work unit or a division.  The Supervisor level is responsible for the most complex or difficult code compliance and enforcement cases. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from assigned management or supervisory staff. Exercises direct supervision over technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Train and supervise subordinate staff assigned to one of two specialty sections in code compliance activities including explaining and applying ordinances, state laws and current zoning, building, health and safety, and land use principles. Screen and assign cases; prioritize and assign tasks and projects. Provide direction and guidance in technical analysis, policy issues and tactics; establish investigation strategy. Ensure compliance with procedure and policy manual. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods of code compliance activities; implement policies and procedures. Plan, organize, coordinate and supervise code compliance methods and procedures. Plan, organize and evaluate the work and performance of assigned staff. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend priorities, improvements, and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Monitor and review trends in code and law enforcement, and recommends operational, procedural and policy improvements. Prepare and issue citations and warrants; collect and preserve evidence, write arrest warrants, inspection warrants, search warrants and related paperwork. Follow established procedures to issue citations and warrants to people in violation of county codes and state regulations; document each citation presented to owners and agents. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for assigned personnel and equipment; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures. Coordinate or investigate complaints and conduct field inspections; seek compliance regarding code requirements through written and personal contact; issue warning notices and citations; conduct follow up inspections. Explain applicable zoning, health and safety, land use, and building codes and other applicable laws or regulations, and division policies and procedures to the public in the field, by telephone and at the public counter; and coordinate with other County departments and/or outside agencies as needed. Identify plant species for investigative purposes related to applicable state restrictions and local codes and regulations.  Establish, manage, and maintain accurate and complete case files; prepare legal documents and evidence for court and/or administrative hearing proceedings; and testify in court as needed. Prepare comprehensive reports, documents, and background data to substantiate violations. Receive and review information about possible violations of zoning, land use, health and safety, and building codes; and research parcel history and permits to determine validity of complaints. Prepare and present information to Commissions, Boards, and community/public organizations. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three (3) years of responsible journey level experience performing duties similar to those of a  Code Compliance Officer II in Placer County, including one (1) year in a lead or supervisory capacity. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  Additional specialized training in code compliance or investigative techniques is desirable. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate of completion of Penal Code •832 Course in Arrest, Search, and Seizure issued by California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training to be obtained within twelve months of employment. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: State and local laws, statutes, ordinances, codes, and regulations pertaining to building, housing, health and safety, land use, and zoning. Operation, policies and procedures of the County Building Services Division, especially as related to Code compliance and enforcement. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Principles and practices of code compliance and land use designation and regulation. Principles of budget monitoring. Identification of physical plant species, particularly cannabis; indoor and outdoor cultivation sites, techniques, tools, and products used in the cultivation of cannabis/marijuana; laws, rules, and regulations regarding the growing of cannabis. Investigative and evidence gathering techniques and report writing. Rules of evidence, current laws, court process, and legal terminology. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, analyze site situations and develop solutions; identify, interpret, explain and enforce violations; review and interpret codes and rules; and maintain awareness of safety at all times. On a continuous basis, walk, stand, climb and bend in the field.  Occasionally kneel and run; write or use a keyboard to communicate; and occasionally lift moderate weight. Supervise, train, assign, review and evaluate the work of subordinate staff. Perform investigations and inspections of a difficult and complex nature and prepare evidence and files on difficult and complex enforcement cases for court presentation and testimony. Explain complex zoning, building, health and safety, and land use regulations to employees and the public; solve problems and recommend solutions. Simultaneously investigate multiple inquiries and complaints and conduct multiple field inspections, accurately document findings and maintain appropriate records. Assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Obtain information through interviews and dialogue; and work fairly and courteously with the public. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Use modern office equipment and computers, as well as a photographic camera. Identify plant species for investigative purpose related to applicable restrictions in State and local code. Read and understand site plans, blueprints, maps, drawings, specifications, legal descriptions, contract documents, graphs, and building and use permits, as well as applicable local and state laws and regulations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 7/16/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jun 18, 2019
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only current, permanent County employees are eligible to apply. DEFINITION Under general direction, performs advanced, specialized work of professional nature, utilizing skills that require technical expertise and an understanding of complex analytical procedures and systems processes, including network operating systems, analysis of complex business processes and requirements and the development of applications; network infrastructure; and database management; while working with a significant amount of independent authority and judgment. Incumbents' primary responsibilities consist of managing large, complex projects and leading project teams and/or providing expertise and guidance in complex information systems analysis and solutions, including definition of user requirements, feasibility studies, design, program specifications, testing, and implementation; and performs other related duties as assigned. May provide functional, technical, or direct supervision over subordinate technical and/or professional staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the lead/advanced journey-level class in the Information Technology Analyst job family. This class is distinguished from the class of Information Technology Analyst II because incumbents in the Information Technology Analyst Senior class perform complex level professional systems and applications-related duties that include acting in an advisory role to other analytical staff and providing strategic input within his/her area of specialization; and/or, coordinating/administering projects that are moderate/large in size and scope, requiring the direction of multiple staff and the procurement/utilization of significant resources management. The Information Technology Analyst Senior is distinguished from the Information Technology Supervisor in that the former may be responsible for providing direct supervision where the emphasis is on the application of technical expertise, with supervisory responsibilities incidental to the technical expertise while the latter's primary responsibility is for performing full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and is responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Incumbents at this level work under general direction from an assigned supervisor or manager, working from broad policies and towards general objectives and referring specific matters to a superior only when interpretation or clarification of organizational policies is necessary. May exercise technical, functional, and/or direct supervision over professional and technical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:  Serves as a technical expert within area of assignment, providing guidance and direction to other professional staff and resolving complex problems; participates in developing strategic plans for systems/applications development and modification within area of expertise. Analyzes and evaluates computer network design (including the County's overall network), operating systems and/or business requirements; consults with personnel from various departments and identifies areas for strategic network, database, and/or operating system improvements and upgrades; or the development of technical solutions to automate and/or improve business processes. Designs system architecture, network infrastructure and configuration, database, and/or web-based application solutions that meet the needs of the organization and develops plans to initiate improvements. Prepares complex reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Answers questions and provides information to personnel of customer departments; analyzes questions and recommends appropriate corrective action as necessary. Coordinates with systems, network and/or database administrators to implement application or system design specifications and coordinate integration across multiple platforms and technologies; maintains effective communications with users regarding vendor activities, problems, status, timelines and other details. Trains, leads and provides technical guidance to professional and technical staff assigned to operating systems, network infrastructure, business systems analysis and application development, database administration, telecommunications systems, and/or audio/video systems. Directs the work of peers and/or subordinate professional information technology staffed on assigned projects. Recommends the appointment of personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; provides standards and operating guidelines; provides timely input on performance evaluations and disciplinary matters, as assigned. Provides budget recommendations and assists in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget; monitors and controls expenditures. Provides technical and functional supervision of contractors/vendors. Provides after hours technology support as assigned. Depending on area of assignment: Coordinates the activities of County technical personnel and contract personnel during major and minor network problems; provides problem status, oral and written, to management; focuses on preventing and resolving network and system problems related to area of assignment. Serves as the administrator for large and highly complex databases; researches and identifies database environment requirements and specifications; determines integration requirements to ensure inter-operability across multiple platforms and technologies. Oversees and provides guidance and expertise in the design, building, installation, configuration, maintenance and administration of highly complex network infrastructures, telecommunications systems, or server platforms and operating system components.   Oversees the integrity and security of County networks and all related components, including human element, physical and virtual servers, domain controllers, desktops, laptops, printers and other devices which utilize the County network. Scans and monitors network activity, filters malicious activity and virus probability; retrieves data for investigative purposes. Defines and maintains County/Department network and data security standards. Performs computer forensics as requested by County legal department, auditors, or other authorized requests. Conducts research on latest security threats and uses new security products to help maintain the integrity of the County's network.  Develops security procedures and policies.  Acts as the project lead over moderate/large business analysis projects; develops and monitors project budgets and resources; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; coordinates the use of project resources based on project requirements; designs and implements project testing and quality assurance processes. Project-related duties may include:                  o determining and developing cost benefit analyses for project justifications; developing projected budgets and resources needed to conduct the work; evaluating risk concerns and options; providing technical input into the development of specifications for "requests for proposals" pertaining to external services; reviewing vendor submissions and providing recommendations on vendor selection;                                     o   monitoring vendor performance to ensure compliance with County specifications; ensuring project compliance with County procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization;                 o   serving as the primary client interface on assigned projects; reviewing recommendations with clients and receiving approval to proceed; reviewing final outcomes with the client and obtaining their sign off that all work has been conducted in accordance with client requirements;                 o   assigning and directing project team members that cross multiple IT disciplines and/or departments; as well as other resources, on assigned projects to ensure compliance with schedule, budget and project specifications;                 o   coordinating the activities of contract personnel and/or vendors, consistent with project plans; identifies and resolves obstacles to progress; and                 o designing and directing project testing and quality assurance processes for assigned projects; Provides recommendations for developing and/or improving hardware, software, and/or web-based applications across multiple County departments in order to accomplish business goals; recommends and/or implements operating system adjustments to maximize application performance and resource resolution. Follows, maintains, and implements internal control, network security and other security systems for computer and telecommunication data, systems and hardware protection. Performs other related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances; position occasionally requires travel to other locations. Work environments may include noise, dust and/or unpleasant odors, marked changes in temperature and humidity, and may occasionally require work in confined spaces.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years journey level professional information technology experience comparable to an Information Technology Analyst II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information systems or a closely related field. Additional relevant technical experience that demonstrates the ability to perform analytical duties in assigned technology area may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis. Possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency.  License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Depending upon assignment, demonstrated technical competency and/or certification pertaining to the information technology used by the appointing department may be required. Best Qualified Screening: An application appraisal screening MAY be conducted to select a reasonable number of the best-qualified candidates. Best Qualified consideration will be given to those who demonstrate professional-level experience working with conventional two-way radios and P-25 trunking systems. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership and conflict resolution. Advanced principles and practices of project management and work flow analysis. Advanced principles and practices of systems and procedures analysis and design. Complex software tools, test equipment and measurement techniques. A broad range of operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-of-the-art information systems program. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Computer hardware and software systems being used by the hiring department. Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principles and practices of record keeping. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Ability to: Conduct independent research, interpret highly technical documents, draw valid conclusions, develop technological solutions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendation related to complex IT problems. Analyze, diagnose and resolve problems of the most complex nature and provide guidance to others in the diagnosis and resolution of complex problems. Lead, train, assign, schedule and review the work of technical and/or professional information technology staff. Effectively build and lead a team through all phases of complex information technology projects involving multiple IT disciplines in order to achieve departmental and/or county goals. Produce detailed design and work specifications for Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Quotes (RFQs) and Statement of Work (SOW) documents. Research and gather complex information from a variety of county, vendor and industry sources. Prepare and present highly technical documents such as network and system diagrams and circuit schematics, radio frequency propagation and network coverage maps and other technical documents. Provide expertise and effectively advise professional technical staff on complex technical matters. Develop training materials; train team members in the use of complex technical equipment and software. Read, comprehend, and retain technical information on computer products and systems. Provide on-call service during off hours, evenings, weekends and holidays. Mobility-frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, climbing, squatting and crawling. Lifting-frequent lifting up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting up to 80 pounds may be required, depending upon assignment. Vision-constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity -frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking-frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person. In addition to the above, depending on area of assignment: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of IP Network, Telephony and Audio Video system design techniques. Techniques and practices used in managing, designing, implementing, maintaining and operating IP Network and telephony systems including WAN/LAN, VoIP, AudioNideo systems, and associated network equipment. A broad range of protocols commonly used in wired and wireless communications networks (e.g. TCP, IP, UDP, SNMP, RADIUS, BGP, OSPF, RIP, Serial, TOM, TFTP, FTP, SSH, SSL, etc.). Principles and practices of business operations analysis. Principles and practices of complex database design and administration. Enterprise Level Information Technology Infrastructures. Ability to: Conduct business analysis and recommend technology solutions or business strategies that meet county, state and federal requirements. Create, present and explain complex diagrams to illustrate technology solutions. Analyze, develop, maintain and administer complex databases and database management systems similar to those being used by the assigned department. Perform advanced network administration duties, including security administration. Analyze, develop, and maintain complex network-related systems, equipment and software similar to that being used by the hiring department. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility - frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, climbing, squatting and crawling. Lifting - frequent lifting up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting up to 80 pounds may be required, depending upon assignment. Vision - constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity - frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking - frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person. SELECTION PROCEDURE Best Qualified Screening (PASS/FAIL) An application appraisal screening MAY be conducted to select a reasonable number of the best-qualified candidates. The criteria for this screening is listed as preference language under the note in the Minimum Qualifications section. Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 7/1/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jun 18, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County Animal Services' mission is to promote and protect the health, safety and welfare of the animals and people in our community. Through collaborative and sustainable partnerships, we strive to improve the lives of the animals in our care through community outreach and education, providing veterinary treatment and preventative care, reuniting lost pets with their families and ensuring positive outcomes through adoption, rescue or foster programs. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective pay date July 5th, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION This is an outstanding career opportunity to join the Placer County Animal Services Division of Health and Human Services and contribute to the continued success of this progressive and innovative organization.  Reporting to the Animal Services Manager, the Animal Care Supervisor is a key leader that guides and develops our team of animal care staff and volunteers,  with primary responsibility to ensure compliance with and enforcement of State laws and local ordinances related to humane animal treatment and control work, including impounding, redemption, quarantine, licensing, spay/neuter of adopted animals, vaccinating and community outreach.   The ideal candidate is someone who has a proven track record demonstrating knowledge, skills, and abilities in organizing and directing shelter operations and maintenance, promoting community engagement, and implementing lifesaving animal care programs. In 2016, Placer County Animal Services moved into a brand new, state-of-the-art animal shelter.  The new facility cares for nearly 3,000 animals each year.  Through progressive return to owner, adoption and medical programs, Placer County Animal Services ended 2018 with a Live Release Rate of 92%.   Get to know us  or  see our current adoptable pets here! DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise kennel operations; to assist the Animal Services Manager in the administration of animal shelter services; and to act as liaison between community groups, private agencies and other governmental jurisdictions for Placer County Animal Services. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department.  This class is distinguished from the Supervising Animal Control Officer in that the latter supervises animal control field activities and is required to possess a P.O.S.T. Basic Course certificate including the training requirements for Penal Code 832, Arrest and  Firearms Training. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Animal Services Manager or other higher level supervisory or management personnel. Exercises direct supervision over assigned technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of staff involved in the impounding, releasing, adoption and/or euthanasia of stray, unwanted or dangerous animals. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for animal shelter operations; implement policies and procedures. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for assigned personnel and equipment; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff and volunteer training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures. Direct the operations of an animal shelter including feeding, kenneling and the general handling of all animals; work to market efforts to encourage redemptions and adoptions of animals. Supervise and participate in the maintenance of the animal shelter facilities and grounds to ensure a clean, sanitary and safe condition; cleaning and disinfecting of kennels and cages; feeding, watering and grooming of animals; provide first aid to wounded animals.   Supervise staff in the practice of euthanasia to ensure safe and humane treatment; perform euthanasia by injection as required and dispose of unwanted, unclaimed, sick, injured and aged animals; handle dead and decomposing animal carcasses; and, ensure animal shelter staff members are certified to perform euthanasia. Supervise staff in the enforcement of quarantine and dangerous animal procedures to protect public health. Supervise or assist in the supervising, training, assignments and coordination of the activities of volunteers and inmate work crews assigned to the shelter. Work cooperatively with other law enforcement groups and animal related organizations when joint action is required. Receive and classify stray and unwanted domestic animals, livestock and wildlife at the animal shelter and provide appropriate records. Handle and impound large and small, domestic and wild animals in order to assure public safety and animal welfare. Monitor and observe animals for signs of illness or injury and seek medical care when required or necessary; consult with veterinarian and/or Registered Veterinary Technician regarding health of animals and assist veterinarian during animal examinations. Maintain records of special feed instructions for animals needing unique care. Maintain inventory and records of food, equipment and shelter supplies. Report complaints of potential violations to achieve compliance with pertinent State laws and local ordinances. Answer questions and provide information to the public.  Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, volunteers, veterinarians, other animal groups and the public using principles of good customer service. May be required to provide supervision to field operations. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of experience in an animal care/protection agency, humane society, veterinarian office, or law enforcement agency performing animal care responsibilities, one year of which must be in a lead or supervisory capacity. Training:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate : May require the possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California state driver's license.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or ability to obtain prior to completion of the probationary period, a certificate in euthanasia procedures. Possession of a current California Registered Veterinarian Technician license is desired. Best Qualified Screening An application appraisal screening MAY be conducted to select a reasonable number of the best-qualified candidates. Best qualified consideration will be given to those applicants who demonstrate additional training or experience to the questions indicated in the supplemental questionnaire. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles, practices and methods of animal care and control, including safety management, within an animal shelter operation. Federal, state and local laws, ordinances, and codes relating to the care, keeping, treatment and impounding of animals. Equipment, tools and materials used in the operation of an animal shelter, including animal care, feeding, handling, kenneling, adoption, euthanasia and disposal of dead animals. Causes, symptoms and safe handling of rabid and diseased animals; legal regulations, reports and procedures for handling suspected rabid animals. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Principles of budget monitoring. Legal liabilities and responsibilities of those concerned with the enforcement of animal control regulations, laws and care. Various breeds of animals and their care and feeding.  Ability to: Organize, implement and direct animal care operations and activities. Use chemical restraints, tranquilizers and traps; oversee and perform euthanasia of animals with drugs in a safe and humane manner. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Interpret and explain pertinent County and department policies and procedures. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Resolve confrontations in a sensitive manner; exercise tact and good judgment. Ensure that all animals are cared for and handled properly. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Work shifts, standby, weekends and holidays when necessary or as assigned. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Maintain accurate records and logs common to animal shelter operation. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of animal control operations; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information, problem solve animal shelter situations; and explain animal control related laws to the public. On an continuous basis, sit at desk or in vehicle for long periods of time; walk and stand during animal shelter activities; bend, squat, kneel or twist while working in animal shelter operations; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and occasionally lift very heavy weight. SELECTION PROCEDURE Best Qualified Screening (PASS/FAIL) An application appraisal screening MAY be conducted to select a reasonable number of the best-qualified candidates. The criteria for this screening is listed as preference language under the note in the Minimum Qualifications section. Oral Examination (80%) The oral examination will be conducted by a panel of raters who will assess and rate the degree to which each applicant demonstrates the knowledge and abilities required for this classification. Applicants' responses to a series of job related questions, as well as their education and experience, will be rated in relation to the requirements for this classification. Performance Examination (20%) The performance examination will consist of a series of job related exercises. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Selection Plan This Timeline is Tentative and Subject to Change: Minimum Qualifications Screening - 7/01/2019 Best Qualified Screening (If Applicable) - 7/05/2019 Not Qualified/ Not Best Qualified Notices Emailed - 7/05/2019 Examination Invitations Emailed - 7/05/2019 Oral Panel/Performance Examination - 7/16/2019 (a second day of testing on 7/17/2019 may be utilized if needed) Eligible List Established - 7/19/2019 Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County Department of Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for the position of Nutritionist - I. The eligibility list from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help vacancies within the Public Health Division. We are seeking a self-motivated and flexible individual with outstanding customer service skills to provided services for the Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program. This position is scheduled to receive a 2% wage increase effective pay date July, 5th 2019. POSITION INFORMATION The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program that provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. Nutritionist - I provides counseling to  high risk participants, communicates with health care providers on WIC participants behalf regarding access to health care and therapeutic formula requests, and is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of nutrition education materials and class lesson plan. DEFINITION To provide nutrition education and counseling to eligible low income pregnant women and families of young children as part of the Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Food Program (WIC); and to develop appropriate educational materials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Nutritionist series.  This class is distinguished from the journey by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned supervisory or management staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assess program participants' nutritional status, including a general assessment of social well-being; review clinic intake information, verifying eligibility status; analyze medical data relative to nutritional status; identify high risk individuals. Provide nutrition education on a group or individual basis; develop theme for classroom settings and select and/or prepare appropriate instructional materials; prepare periodic program newsletter. Coordinate with other public health professionals to ensure an integrated approach to service delivery; make referrals as appropriate within the Public Health Nursing Division or to other County departments or community agencies/resources. Prepare and present in-service training to public health and other program staff as directed; provide nutrition consultation to public health staff, other program staff, and outside agencies. Maintain appropriate records and documentation relative to departmental, regulatory, and funding source requirements. May oversee clinic staff in absence of program coordinator. Assist with clinic set up and take down as appropriate. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: No professional experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in food and nutrition or a related field, including an academic internship approved by the American Dietetic Association. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Dietitian. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of nutrition. Recommended nutritional requirements for various age groups; impact of various medical conditions upon nutrition requirements. Educational methods used in counseling low literacy groups; instructional methods used in training professional and technical staff. Comparative costs of various foods relative to their nutritional values. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects, identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain program and nutritional information to participants, families, and various County staff. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, and reach while making educational presentations.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; sufficient acuity to see and hear participants; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift heavy weight. Provide nutritional assessment, including analysis of diets for nutritional adequacy, relevance to medical conditions, and identification of high risk cases. Prepare and present nutritional information appropriate for client groups with low literacy skills and from a variety of socio-economic, age, and ethnic populations. Relate to and communicate with individuals who may be dysfunctional and socio-economically disadvantaged. Provide individual nutritional counseling. Prepare and present nutritional training to professional and technical staff. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, photocopy machine, and various audiovisual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Selection Plan This Timeline is Tentative and Subject to Change: 07/01/2019 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 07/03/2019 - "Not Qualified" Notices Emailed 07/10/2019 - Training and Experience Rating 07/15/2019 - Eligible List Established   Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County Department of Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for the position of Nutritionist - II. The eligibility list from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help vacancies within the Public Health Division. We are seeking a self-motivated and flexible individual with outstanding customer service skills to provided services for the Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program. This position is scheduled to receive a 2% wage increase effective pay date July, 5th 2019. POSITION INFORMATION The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program that provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. Nutritionist - II provides counseling to  high risk participants, communicates with health care providers on WIC participants behalf regarding access to health care and therapeutic formula requests, and is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of nutrition education materials and class lesson plan. DEFINITION To provide nutrition education and counseling to eligible low income pregnant women and families of young children as part of the Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Food Program (WIC); and to develop appropriate educational materials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Nutritionist series.  This class is distinguished from the Nutritionist I by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Nutritionist in that the latter provides nutrition services requiring a high level of skill and independent judgement and exercises technical and functional supervision over professional and paraprofessional staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from assigned supervisory or management staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assess program participants' nutritional status, including a general assessment of social well-being; review clinic intake information, verifying eligibility status; analyze medical data relative to nutritional status; identify high risk individuals. Provide nutrition education on a group or individual basis; develop theme for classroom settings and select and/or prepare appropriate instructional materials; prepare periodic program newsletter. Coordinate with other public health professionals to ensure an integrated approach to service delivery; make referrals as appropriate within the Public Health Nursing Division or to other County departments or community agencies/resources. Prepare and present in-service training to public health and other program staff as directed; provide nutrition consultation to public health staff, other program staff, and outside agencies. Maintain appropriate records and documentation relative to departmental, regulatory, and funding source requirements. May oversee clinic staff in absence of program coordinator. Assist with clinic set up and take down as appropriate. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: Two years of responsible professional nutritional experience performing duties similar to a Nutritionist I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in food and nutrition or a related field, including an academic internship approved by the American Dietetic Association. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Dietitian. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of nutrition. Recommended nutritional requirements for various age groups; impact of various medical conditions upon nutrition requirements. Educational methods used in counseling low literacy groups; instructional methods used in training professional and technical staff. Comparative costs of various foods relative to their nutritional values. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Public health nursing procedures and practices relative to the provision of nutritional services. Services, programs and other community resources appropriate for program participants. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects, identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain program and nutritional information to participants, families, and various County staff. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, and reach while making educational presentations.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; sufficient acuity to see and hear participants; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift heavy weight. Provide nutritional assessment, including analysis of diets for nutritional adequacy, relevance to medical conditions, and identification of high risk cases. Prepare and present nutritional information appropriate for client groups with low literacy skills and from a variety of socio-economic, age, and ethnic populations. Relate to and communicate with individuals who may be dysfunctional and socio-economically disadvantaged. Provide individual nutritional counseling. Prepare and present nutritional training to professional and technical staff. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, photocopy machine, and various audiovisual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently provide nutritional assessment, including analysis of diets for nutritional adequacy, relevance to medical conditions, and identification of high risk cases. Independently prepare and present nutritional information appropriate for client groups with low literacy skills and from a variety of socio-economic, age, and ethnic populations. Independently provide individual nutritional counseling. Independently prepare and present nutritional training to professional and technical staff. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Selection Plan This Timeline is Tentative and Subject to Change: 07/01/2019 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 07/03/2019 - "Not Qualified" Notices Emailed 07/10/2019 - Training and Experience Rating 07/15/2019 - Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Applications received by 5:00 pm Friday, 7/5/2019 will be scheduled to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for Thursday, 7/25/19. Applications received by 5:00 pm Friday, 8/2/2019 will be scheduled to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for Thursday, 8/22/2019. Applications received by 5:00 pm Friday, 8/30/2019 will be scheduled to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, 9/18/2019.  POSITION INFORMATION The current positions are Temporary/Extra Help Assignments.  Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. **Employees in this classification will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019 which is in addition to the above listed salary. DEFINITION To provide for the care and custody of incarcerated juveniles in county institutions; and to provide counseling on an occasional basis to juvenile wards. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Deputy Probation Officer - Institution series.   Incumbents work within the juvenile facility setting in any capacity for which they are properly trained and are expected to become fully trained in all aspects of institutional work. This class is distinguished from Probation Assistant in that the latter class performs technical work which does not require completion of Core training and Probation Assistant cannot assume sole responsibility for supervision of juveniles. This class is flexibly allocated with Deputy Probation Officer II - Institution. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate to general supervision from a Supervising or Senior Deputy Probation Officer - Institution; may receive technical and functional supervision from a Deputy Probation Officer II - Institution. Following completion of required Title 15 training, the incumbent may perform direct supervision of juveniles alone. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Organize and supervise a group of delinquent and/or emotionally disturbed juveniles on a shift in recreational, work, and study activities, including meals, personal hygiene, athletics, and housekeeping chores; confer with supervisory personnel regarding medical problems, etc.  Maintain security and safety of juveniles and staff; employ prescribed security measures while directing youths in their daily routine; handle routine disciplinary problems.  Make frequent security checks of assigned areas in the facility to safeguard the juveniles, building, and equipment against disturbances, fires, and other hazards.  Admit and release juveniles upon proper authority; book juveniles; make detention decisions.  Conduct individual and group crisis counseling to modify anti-social behavior and aid detainees in making proper adjustments to the detention situation; counsel juveniles and families in an attempt to create a constructive group social atmosphere.  May assist with the development of a treatment plan for detained children.  Communicate with parents, probation officers, police, or other individuals as required.  Keep and maintain records; prepare reports; may perform various clerical duties, such as typing and posting of booking records. Escort and transport adults and juveniles to a variety of locations, including court appearances within the County and in other states.  Search minors for weapons, contraband, or narcotics.  Serve meals. Participate in group and individual in-service training programs.  Perform related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience is required. Training: An Associate of Arts degree or equivalent (completion of 60 units at an accredited college, with at least 9 units in the behavioral sciences). Experience as a group or youth counselor, or other paid, full-time experience in related juvenile work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. License or Certificate: Must successfully complete Section 832 Penal Code Training (Search and Seizure) within 90 days from date of hire. Must successfully complete the Basic Juvenile Institutions Course certified by the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) within one year from date of hire. Must successfully complete First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within one year of date of hire.  Must maintain valid First Aid and CPR certificates. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class B driver's license, or the equivalent, may be required depending on the particular assignment. Special Requirements: Employees in this classification are peace officers as defined by section 830.5 of the Penal Code and must satisfy the State of California criteria for peace officer status. Must meet minimum standards required for Peace Officers as set forth in Section 1029 and 1031 of the Government Code. Must meet the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) standards in Title 15, Sections 130-132. Must pass a background investigation. Must meet physical standards established for County Safety employees, including a psychological examination that qualifies candidates to carry firearms. May be required to qualify for use of a firearm when assigned to transportation positions. NOTE:   Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. NOTE:   Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Criminal justice structure and system. Human behavior. Principles and theory of criminal justice and rehabilitation as applied to criminal offenders including juveniles. Problems involved in handling juveniles under restraint. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Report writing. Ability to: Learn to maintain security and safety of incarcerated juveniles within an institutional setting. On an intermittent basis, analyze individual behavior and social systems; identify potential problems among clients; interpret and understand human behavior; explain procedures and policies to inmates; problem solve situations by mediating disputes; know routine safety and security measures.  Continuously observe wards and adults under supervision and remember past behavior and medications. On an intermittent basis, sit while preparing reports or counseling juveniles; walk to supervise wards within the institutions; stand, bend, and squat to book juveniles into the facility or perform searches; kneel to restrain a juvenile; climb in situations of pursuit; manage physical confrontations when individuals become physically abusive; use fine hand manipulation for handcuffs, weapons, and computer use; visual, auditory, and sense of smell needed for supervision of incarcerated juvenile; physically restrain juvenile and adult inmates; and lift very heavy weight. Learn to apply restraints, handcuffs, and shackles. Perform arrest, search, and seizure activities safely and within the confines of the law. Learn Departmental computer system and operation. Read and apply court orders. Exercise good judgment and make sound decisions under a variety of conditions. Inspire confidence and gain the respect of juvenile wards and adult program participants . Work effectively in difficult situations. Lift and carry a person in the event of an emergency. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. Maintain good physical, emotional, and mental condition to satisfactorily perform the functions of the position. SELECTION PROCEDURE Written Examination (100%)   The written examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Additional information and a study guide for this examination may be found on the BSCC website  here. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional - Safety bargaining unit Selection Plan For individuals who submit an application and meet minimum qualifications by Friday, 7/5/2019 at 5:00 pm: Week of 7/8/2019                          Minimum Qualifications Screening (tentative) Week of 7/22/2019                        Written Examination (tentative) Week of 8/19/2019                        Eligible List Established (tentative)  - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - For individuals who submit an application and meet minimum qualifications by Friday, 8/2/2019 at 5:00 pm: Week of 8/5/2019                          Minimum Qualifications Screening (tentative) Week of 8/19/2019                        Written Examination  (tentative) Week of 9/16/2019                        Eligible List Established (tentative)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - For individuals who submit an application and meet minimum qualifications by Friday, 8/30/2019 at 5:00 pm: Week of 9/2/2019                           Minimum Qualifications Screening (tentative) Week of 9/16/2019                        Written Examination (tentative) Week of 10/14/2019                      Eligible List Established (tentative) Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jun 08, 2019
Full Time
Introduction THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO PERMANENT PLACER COUNTY EMPLOYEES ONLY. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise staff involved in the interviewing, collecting and recording of a variety of documents, including legal and financial information as it relates to the determination of child support obligations within the Department of Child Support Services; to conduct investigations relating to the enforcement of child support; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Child Support Program Manager. Exercises direct supervision over assigned technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for the Department of Child Support Services; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in child support activities such as locating parents, establishing, determining and enforcing support obligations and collecting disbursements and support payments. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Meet with subordinate staff members to discuss and interpret Departmental rules, regulations and policies; confer with assigned staff concerning the more difficult child support determination problems; review the quantity and quality of work performed by assigned staff; interpret and explain the provisions of applicable laws. Investigate complaints relating to child support matters; interview complainants and make adjustments if necessary; evaluate the type of action, either civil or criminal, to be taken in the enforcement of the support obligation; supervise the preparation of legal documents, both civil and criminal; examine reports for accuracy, pertinency and consistency with laws and regulations. Act as liaison with other governmental agencies and the business community in matters pertaining to child support investigations. Review selected cases for completeness, legibility, accuracy of computations, timelines, availability of verification materials, consideration of relevant eligibility factors, adherence to regulations, and appropriateness of action taken; identify areas in need of correction and ensure appropriate action is taken. Perform the most difficult and complex work in the interviewing and recording of information from parents in need of child support. Prepare, complete and submit routine legal and related documentation and forms in order to establish and/or enforce court orders, including but not limited to, orders of examination, contempt citations, writs of execution, wage assignments, summons, complaints, notice of motions and warrants. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Provide one-on-one and classroom style training. Keep current regarding changes in laws pertaining to child support enforcement and ensure staff is trained on such laws. Participate in special projects and/or assignments in an effort to improve processes, procedures and workflow and educate the public on the services provided by the department. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible interviewing experience in a public or private agency which involves the interpretation, understanding and application of Child Support laws including one year performing duties similar to a Senior Child Support Specialist .   Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college course work in administration, law or a related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and operation of child support activities, including interviewing techniques and case management practices. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles of budget monitoring. Interviewing principles and techniques. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Case management and legal requirements affecting the processing of child support cases. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules relative to child support activities. Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Business letter writing. Methods for training employees in work procedures. Advanced principles and practices of customer service. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct assigned child support operations/activities. Continuously, review case documents related to child support activities; interview individuals or parties; identify necessary documentation needed per legal requirements; problem solve case status and developments; understand and interpret Department policies and procedures; explain operations to the public. On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time.  Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; kneel or twist to retrieve files; write or use keyboard to communicate through written means; lift light weight. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Obtains information through interviews and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Plan and maintain adequate records and procedures. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Analyze, evaluate and process customer information including financial data from an extensive case load while ensuring compliance with time frames and regulatory requirements. Complete and produce a variety of routine legal documents and forms as they relate to the establishment and enforcement of child support. Operate a variety of office equipment including computer equipment, cameras with ancillary equipment, and other equipment. Compose general correspondence and letters. Perform mathematical calculations accurately and rapidly. Draw logical conclusions and make proper recommendations. Apply principles of customer service. Exercise problem-solving with sound independent judgment. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Maintain a calm and unbiased perspective when interviewing clients. Maintain strict confidentiality. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Selection Plan Recruitment Timeline (Dates are Tentative and Subject to Change) 6/21/2019 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 6/26/2019 - Not-Qualified Notices Sent  7/03/2019 - Rank Notices Sent 7/03/2019 - Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 6/21/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 31, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Public Works Environmental Engineering Division is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer. The Division administers and manages the wastewater and water functions for several sewer districts, county-wide solid waste and recycling programs in eastern and western Placer County.  This is an exciting leadership position that includes supervision of an engineering team dedicated to delivering various projects. The position will have direct involvement in department budgeting, project planning, development of project plans, and procurement of consultants and contractors. The position will also be responsible for interfacing with a multitude of agencies. The ideal candidate should possess a strong desire and skill set to lead other county staff towards the delivery of successful projects along with a high comfort level and aptitude with oral and written communication to foster positive relationships internal and external to the county for the greater good of the communities we serve. To learn more about the Department of Public Works click here . Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . Please note that the eligible list established from this recruitment will be utilized to fill future vacancies as they occur in both the Public Works Department and the Community Development Resource Agency . DEFINITION To plan, organize, and direct professional engineering work related to the investigation, planning, design, construction, operations or maintenance of public infrastructure, systems, projects and/or development; to coordinate engineering functions with other divisions, departments or outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible technical support to management staff in the assigned department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This level recognizes positions that provide full second-line, direct supervision to employees within a work section and/or assumes substantive and significant programmatic responsibility in a defined area or specialty.  This job class also provides high level engineering support to the assigned Department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Deputy Director, Assistant Director or other assigned management staff of assigned department. May exercise direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical personnel. Exercises functional and technical supervision over assigned personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Provide supervision, leadership and direction to professional, technical and clerical staff in support of assigned department(s) and program(s); act as a resource to teams in providing engineering assistance and services. Consult with department director and other management staff in the formulation of administrative policies; develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures related to assigned area(s) of responsibility; participate in the development and maintenance of operating policies, procedures and manuals. Develop, recommend and implement section goals and objectives; establish schedules, performance methods and standards for engineering projects and practices; develop and implement policies and procedures. Plan, develop, oversee, review, approve and participate in engineering work of assigned section or area of work. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned unit; implement process improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations, activities and projects. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for projects, equipment and staff; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Represent assigned department/division/section to the public as well as other County employees and managers in a positive and productive manner. Make presentations at public meetings and hearings. Develop, oversee and participate in the management of professional services and/or construction contracts. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in engineering, including two years of supervisory responsibility. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in an appropriate discipline as issued by the State of California. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of civil engineering. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Basic principles and practices of County-wide operations and County administration and organization. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of research, analysis and management. Budgeting procedures and techniques. Standard and accepted principles and practices of motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct engineering operations and/or activities. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of assigned job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use a telephone, and communicate through written means; and occasionally lift moderate weight. Interpret and explain pertinent local, state, federal and department policies and procedures.  Perform the most complex work of the unit. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Plan, supervise, train and evaluate the work activities of supervisory and/or professional, technical and clerical staff; act as a positive and effective team member. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions; project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 6/20/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 31, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Please click  here for detailed position information. POSITION INFORMATION The ideal candidate for the Finance and Budget Operations Manager position will demonstrate a strong background in local government finance and budgeting and will possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree with major course work in public administration, finance, or a related field. In partnership with County leadership, they will implement the top priority objectives of the County Executive Officer and the Board of Supervisors. This individual will be an excellent communicator, will develop and present complex information to multiple audiences, and will thrive in an environment focused on innovation. They will have a proven track record of identifying and implementing solutions to balance competing priorities while maintaining focus on fiscal resiliency. To apply for this excellent career opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume, and an application. This position will remain open until filled. DEFINITION (Unclassified) To provide administrative direction and oversight with internal divisions of the County Executive's Office as well as external divisions and departments that encompass financial, budgetary, personnel, and operational activities; to analyze, administer, direct, and manage the County's annual budget and capital infrastructure planning, as well as other financial projects and plans; to analyze complex and diverse financial information and make policy recommendations and develop plans; to establish and implement assigned program objectives; to develop, direct, and participate in collaborative activities, programs, and projects that cross functional areas; and to provide highly complex administrative and finance management assistance to the County Executive Officer. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This single position job class is responsible for providing and maintaining fiscal, budgetary, and management information, and other administrative operational systems on a department-wide basis. This position serves as an advisor to the County Executive Officer and directs the CEO's management team on a variety of complex budget, financial, and related functions. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the County Executive Officer or his/her designee. Exercises direct and indirect supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical, and/or clerical personnel, as requested. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Serve as Fiscal/Policy Team Director; direct the development and implementation of departmental policies, procedures, and systems; direct the identification and allocation of fiscal, staffing, and material resources; facilitate problem-solving, decision-making, and planning activities of the Department. Plan, direct, manage, and facilitate the Department's budgetary and financial records and reporting systems, management information and data processing systems, administrative and clerical support activities, and other administrative and operational functions as necessary; oversee data-gathering activities related to preparation of cost estimates, financing plans and forecasts; participate with accounting and operations staff in determining fund balances and year-end procedures; provide strategic technical financial input in internal and external negotiations as required. Identify administrative and operational goals, objectives, priorities, and activities to be accomplished consistent with the Department's mission; develop strategies for the successful achievement of those goals, objectives and priorities; direct the implementation of accepted strategies and plans. Develop infrastructure construction, use, and financing plans; provide funding strategies and policy recommendations for these projects; monitor ongoing project construction costs; strategize funding sources and the flow of funds with the Facilities Management Department; recommend, coordinate, and manage external financing activities related to construction or acquisition of capital infrastructure projects; negotiate and process contractual agreements related to facilities or financial arrangements. Prepare and review detailed and complex capital project financial analyses and management reports that provide statistical and financial data and information on status of budget/expenditure, appropriations, grant billing, fund source/availability, and projected revenues and expenditures; may analyze development proposals. Advise the County Executive Officer and direct management staff in the implementation of sound financial and budgetary policies as adopted by the Board; prepare long-range financial projections and make strategic recommendations to address fiscal concerns and priority expenditures; prepare and review detailed and complex financial analyses and management reports on projected revenues and expenditures. Direct, coordinate, and manage the preparation of Placer County's Proposed and Final Budgets; develop justifications for budgetary recommendations; prepare fiscal reports and presentations in adherence with the budget calendar; coordinate the finalization of budgets to ensure the timely submission of budgets to the Board of Supervisors as required.  Review, monitor, and direct the financial activity of the County budget, operating and proprietary funds, department budgets, and individual cost centers; supervise and direct the financial functions of the County; recommend new procedures and/or accounting programs; oversee the collection of data and preparation of financial reports; analyze reports to determine performance to established budget(s). Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide staff training; direct, mentor, and motivate staff to achieve high levels of productivity; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the assigned area of responsibility. Provide budgetary and financial expertise to the County Executive Office (CEO), the Board of Supervisors, the County's management team, and the public in a professional, responsible, and supportive manner; attend regular and special meetings of the Board of Supervisors; provide professional recommendations on courses of action related to fiscal and policy matters.  Act as a representative of the County with outside organizations, local communities, special interest groups, businesses, customers, and the general public utilizing accepted principles of effective customer service. Establish and maintain open communications with other County departments, multi-disciplinary teams, and other governmental organizations; coordinate data, resources, and work products in support of a productive and positive working relationship. Plan, organize, direct, and manage the assigned administrative, operational, and programmatic activities within designated areas of responsibility; monitor and evaluate work in progress to ensure compliance with goals and policies. Manage, direct, evaluate, monitor, and support the management, supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical staff within assigned area(s) of responsibility. Serve as an effective and positive member of the department's management team; participate in strategic planning, legislative review and analysis, and policy development. Participate in the identification and allocation of resources (fiscal, staffing, supplies, and other); contribute to the problem solving, decision-making, and planning activities of the assigned department. Maintain awareness of and participation in an appropriate external professional environment to ensure the highest level of professional standards are applied to service delivery. Perform related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: At least seven years of administrative work experience in financial management, budgeting, public administration, or a comparable field, including four years of supervisory responsibility and management experience.   Training: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, finance or a related field.  A master's degree is preferred. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Governmental fund budgeting and finance. Principles and modern methods of public and/or business administration with special reference to financial, budget, and personnel management. Advanced principles of financial administration, public budgeting, financial forecasting and long-range planning, infrastructure financing plans, management of information and other administrative operational systems, cost accounting, and financial/economic analysis and its operational applications with specific experience in the same area. Principles and practices of policy development and implementation.  Principles and practices of special project management, report writing, and financial and organizational analysis and reporting. Basic principles and practices of local government. Principles and practices of management, leadership, motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. Advanced principles and practices of organizational analysis and human resource planning. Organizational and management practices as applied to development, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs. Pertinent local, state, and federal rules, regulations, and laws. Principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management. Standard and accepted office practices, procedures, and equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: Organize, coordinate, and direct multiple, complex County budget processes and activities. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, including the ability to make concise and persuasive public presentations. Direct activities of professional, technical, and clerical staff involved in assigned areas of responsibility; supervise, train, and evaluate personnel. On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations, and codes; problem solve department related issues; interpret County policies and procedures. Successfully develop, manage, and monitor multiple, detailed budgets. Make presentations to governing boards and community groups; gain cooperation through discussion, persuasion, and negotiation. Think strategically and critically to recognize potential issues associated with a variety of stakeholders involved in the fiscal operations of the agency; exercise discretion and discernment within a politically sensitive environment. Independently interpret and apply pertinent local, state, and federal laws, guidelines, and regulations. Analyze problems, collect and evaluate data, define and select alternative solutions, draw conclusions, formulate recommendations, and project consequences of recommendations. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations and for multi-disciplinary assignments. Apply the principles and practices of personnel administration, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Perform complex mathematical and statistical calculations accurately. Determine effective methods of research; compile data and present in form most likely to enhance understanding.  Prepare reports, statistical data, forms, questionnaires, and surveys.  Read, analyze, evaluate, and summarize written materials and statistical data. Use a computer and designated software applications at a level sufficient to perform assigned duties. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and communicate through written means; occasionally lift moderate weight; attend meetings, including traveling.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Management bargaining unit Selection Plan To apply for this excellent career opportunity, please submit a resume, cover letter, and an application. This position will be open until filled. Appointment to this position will be contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment background investigation, including fingerprint clearance, and a physical examination. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019.   POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Clerk-Recorder-Elections Office has a current vacancy for a Senior Elections Supervisor. The Office is looking for someone with experience in the development, supervision, and administration of elections programs. The ideal candidate will have supervised in an elections office or similar agency that emphasizes cooperation, accountability and transparency and has the ability to communicate effectively with management, staff, other county departments, jurisdictions and the voters of Placer County. To learn more about the Elections Division of the Clerk-Recorder-Elections Office please click here . In addition to the minimum education and experience, the ideal candidate will possess experience and vision in the following areas: State and federal election laws Voting systems General operating policies and functions of the California Secretary of State's Office Best practices and current trends in successful election administration, community education and outreach programs Principles and techniques of effective employee supervision and development, training, management practices and public administration.   Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION To supervise, plan and coordinate the day-to day operations and activities of an assigned section within the recording or elections divisions of the County Clerk/Recorder/Elections Office; to provide direct supervision over supervisory, technical and clerical staff; to coordinate assigned activities with other departments, divisions, outside agencies, businesses and the general public; and to provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to higher level management staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Clerk/Recorder/Elections Supervisor - Senior is distinguished from the Clerk/Recorder/Elections Supervisor by the senior level's responsibility for serving as a second-level supervisor within a program area; positions at the senior level may also assume substantive and significant programming responsibility within a defined area or specialty. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from higher level management staff. Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, technical and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, direct and coordinate the organization, staffing, operations and activities of the Clerk, Recording, or Elections divisions of the County Clerk/Recorder/Elections Office. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities; recommend and implement resulting policies and procedures. Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; identify resource needs; review with appropriate management staff; implement improvements. Direct, coordinate and review the work plan for assigned clerk, recording, or elections services and activities; assign work activities and projects; monitor workflow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems. Select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned personnel; assign and review the work of subordinate staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures. Assist with the supervision of assigned sections within the Clerk, Recording, or Elections divisions. Direct the acquisition and implementation of new technology, including the development of new or revised procedures and necessary communications and training. Participate in the development and administration of assigned section or program budget; forecast funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; recommend adjustments as necessary. Provide staff assistance to higher level management staff; participate on a variety of committees; prepare and present staff reports and other correspondence as appropriate and necessary. Research and monitor new laws, codes, ordinances, and/or regulations and determine impact on procedures within assigned area; interpret and explain the most complex laws and regulations related to area of assignment; develop programs and procedures to comply with new laws. Plan and implement the issuance and processing of forms and documents related to area of assignment. Collect and maintain statistical information relating to area of assignment; generate and analyze all computer-generated accounting and indexing reports. Direct the collection of cost data; oversee billing of invoices and claims for payment and the collection of fees. Research difficult customer service situations and assist in responding to the public, businesses, other agencies, and departments regarding services provided by assigned division. Initiate security procedures when needed; develop, implement and train staff on security procedures. Prepare and update written materials explaining policies, procedures and programs within the Clerk, Recording, or Elections divisions. Coordinate clerk, recording or elections activities with those of other divisions, outside agencies, and organizations. Interact with staff, management and all levels of government and private agencies including federal, state, county, and municipal city officials, companies and individuals, by providing information concerning office policy and procedures.  Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations pertinent to assigned program area and oversee outreach activities and/or public workshops. Develop, organize and complete special projects and related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities are qualifying, A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience:  Five years of increasingly responsible clerk, recording or elections experience, including two years of supervisory experience comparable to a  Clerk/Recorder/Elections Supervisor with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to an Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration or a related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Functions, organization and procedures of the County Clerk/Recorder/Elections Department. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Operations, services and activities of the clerk, recording, or elections divisions. Proper research and analysis practices. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Principles and practices of administrative and statistical report preparation. Office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and applicable software applications including word processing, spreadsheets and database programs. Specialized hardware and software systems within assigned area. Principles and practices of customer service and public relations. Advanced mathematical principles. Pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws, regulations and practices related to area of assignment. Legal terminology, procedures, documents, and forms applicable to area of assignment. Methods and techniques of researching documents, codes, laws, rules and regulations related to area of assignment. Cash handling procedures. Principles and practices of a safe working environment. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct the operations of assigned section or program area. Supervise, direct and coordinate the work of lower level staff. Select, train and evaluate staff. Develop and implement programs and procedures to meet the goals of the assigned section or program area. Understand, interpret, and explain the more complex County clerk, recording, or election policies and procedures. Observe, identify and problem solve problems of operational and/or technical policy and procedures. Analyze work papers, statistical reports, historical data and legal text. Maintain security and confidentiality of restricted information. Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public. Perform advanced mathematical calculations. Prepare and monitor budget in assigned area. Ensure the provision of quality customer service in assigned area. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting software applications. Interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. Plan and organize section or program work to meet changing priorities and deadlines; evaluate operational effectiveness.  Monitor and evaluate the projected needs for equipment, materials, supplies and staff. Direct the acquisition and implementation of new technology, including the development of new or revised procedures and necessary communications and training. Prepare clear and concise technical and administrative reports. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight.  SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 07, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com .  This recruitment is open until filled. Applications submitted will be screened on an ongoing basis. POSITION INFORMATION The  Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA) regulates land use and development in the unincorporated area of Placer County. The Agency maintains offices in the Auburn and Tahoe City. Building Services is currently seeking an Extra-Help Building Inspector - I to join their team in Auburn carrying out program tasks within the Building Services Division. Primary duties will be to review, assess and approve building plans and calculations regarding structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing design and construction aspects for compliance with all applicable local and state codes; as well as conducting field inspections of buildings during construction or remodeling for compliance with all applicable local and states codes. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). There are currently no permanent positions available, however, the eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help and/or permanent vacancies as they arise in the Auburn area. DEFINITION To review building plans and conduct inspections of residential and commercial buildings under construction or being remodeled; to determine compliance of plans and of buildings under construction with applicable State and County codes and standards. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Building Inspection series.  This class is distinguished from the journey by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from management or supervisory staff; may receive technical or functional supervision from other technical or professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform as a team member in carrying out program tasks of the Building Division. Review, assess and approve building plans and calculations regarding structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing design and construction aspects for compliance with all applicable local and state codes. Conduct field inspections of buildings during construction or remodeling for compliance with all applicable local and state codes and approved plans and specifications; set up inspection schedule and route and travel to field sites; approve work done or note corrections to be made; prepare correction letters and inspection reports. Interpret and explain applicable building codes, Division policies and procedures to the public; assist the public at the public counter and/or by telephone in the processing of permits and applications; provide technical assistance to others within the Building Division as needed; coordinate with other County departments and/or with outside agencies as needed.  Maintain files, retrieve permit information, issue permits and conduct permit research. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.    Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of building trades experience is desirable. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  Additional specialized training in the building trades or construction technology is desirable. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or ability to obtain prior to the completion of the probationary period, a valid Certificate of Registration as a Building Inspector issued by the International Code Council. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of building design, construction and inspection. Federal, State and local building and associated codes. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job.  Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve building inspection activities; sit at desk for long periods of time; and stand at the counter to answer questions of the public. Intermittently, walk, stand, kneel, climb, crawl and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; intermittently write or use a keyboard to communicate and occasionally lift moderate weight. Under supervision, review and analyze construction plans and inspect construction projects; conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, photocopy machine and microfilm reader printer. Drive an automobile in all weather conditions. Under supervision, conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION The current vacancy is in the Auburn office and will be responsible for conducting both residential and commercial inspections throughout the greater Placer County area.  This position requires possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Building Inspector issued by the International Code Council.  The ideal candidate will possess a strong inspection background, with experience in a combination of specialties, including electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and building, as well as plan checks and reviews.  In addition, a CASp certificate is highly desired. Please Note - Certificates that are attained by employees in this classification beyond those presented to meet the minimum qualification as stated in the Minimum Qualifications section below shall be compensated at the rate of fifty dollars ($50.00) per certificate per month up to a maximum of two hundred dollars ($200.00) per month for each of the certificates listed: plans examiner, plumbing, mechanical, electrical (commercial or residential).  The County will reimburse a qualifying employee for all initial exams and renewal fees associated with the above certificate for up to three exams per year.    The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help and/or permanent vacancies as they arise in the Auburn or Tahoe area. DEFINITION To review building plans and conduct inspections of residential and commercial buildings under construction or being remodeled; to determine compliance of plans and of buildings under construction with applicable State and County codes and standards. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Building Inspection series.  This class is distinguished from the Building Inspector I by the assignment of the full range of duties assigned.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and they are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Building Inspector in that the latter exercises technical and functional supervision over technical and clerical staff, reviews highly technical construction plans and performs difficult and complex field inspections. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from management or supervisory staff; may receive technical or functional supervision from other technical or professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform as a team member in carrying out program tasks of the Building Division. Review, assess and approve building plans and calculations regarding structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing design and construction aspects for compliance with all applicable local and state codes. Conduct field inspections of buildings during construction or remodeling for compliance with all applicable local and state codes and approved plans and specifications; set up inspection schedule and route and travel to field sites; approve work done or note corrections to be made; prepare correction letters and inspection reports. Interpret and explain applicable building codes, Division policies and procedures to the public; assist the public at the public counter and/or by telephone in the processing of permits and applications; provide technical assistance to others within the Building Division as needed; coordinate with other County departments and/or with outside agencies as needed.  Maintain files, retrieve permit information, issue permits and conduct permit research. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to those of a  Building Inspector I in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  Additional specialized training in the building trades or construction technology is desirable. License of Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Building Inspector issued by the International Code Council.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of building design, construction and inspection. Federal, State and local building and associated codes. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. State and local building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and energy codes. County codes and standards applicable to building design and construction. State mandated inspection programs. Operation, policies and procedures of the County Building Division. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job.  Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve building inspection activities; sit at desk for long periods of time; and stand at the counter to answer questions of the public. Intermittently, walk, stand, kneel, climb, crawl and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; intermittently write or use a keyboard to communicate and occasionally lift moderate weight. Under supervision, review and analyze construction plans and inspect construction projects; conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, photocopy machine and microfilm reader printer. Drive an automobile in all weather conditions. Under supervision, conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently interpret relevant codes and standards and apply County Building Division policies and procedures. Independently perform difficult plan reviews and field inspections. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 01, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. This recruitment is open until filled. Applications submitted will be screened on an ongoing basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Air Pollution Control District currently has vacancies for Temporary/Extra-Help Air Pollution Control Specialist positions. These positions are responsible for on-call complaint response including after business hours, and support for our stationary source inspection, ambient air monitoring, air quality or land use planning, and/or clean air grant programs. To learn more about the Air Pollution Control District, please click HERE . Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. DEFINITION To enforce Federal, State and local air pollution laws and regulations through investigation, inspection and follow up activities, including citation issuance; and to communicate with the public regarding compliance and enforcement. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Air Pollution Control Specialist series.  This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks.. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Principal or Senior Air Pollution Control Engineer. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Investigate complaints; conduct field inspections based on complaints or potential violations; seek compliance with air pollution statutes and regulations through written and personal contact; issue warning notices and citations; conduct follow up inspections. Install, maintain and operate air monitoring equipment; monitor, collect and analyze air monitoring emission data. Explain air pollution statutes and regulations and general information to the general public, business concerns and print media in the field, by telephone or in the office; coordinate with other County departments and with outside agencies as needed.  Develop, coordinate, implement and tract transportation and indirect source emissions control strategies and plans; review, evaluate and comment upon the impact and effects of proposed land use and transportation alternatives; plan, develop and implement the means of achieving emissions reductions and mitigation strategies; review and evaluate Environmental Impact Reports, legislation, and land and transportation studies; work with other government agencies and community groups to coordinate, promote and track the progress of air pollution reduction measures. Review applications for and issue permits, including vapor recovery authority to construct applications and burn permits. Maintain accurate data records and case files; prepare documents and correspondence as necessary. Monitor annual source tests; monitor and document underground fuel storage tank installation and removal; perform annual inspection of underground storage tanks known to be in operation; conduct tests to detect possible leakage.  Prepare related reports and studies.  Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No professional experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any of the biological or physical sciences, environmental health science, engineering or a related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of physics, chemistry, mathematics and the physical sciences. Principles and practices of research and statistical methodology. Principles and practices of air pollution planning as necessary for the position assigned. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: On a continuous basis, analyze air pollution control situations/problems and develop solutions; interpret and enforce statutes and regulations, identify violations, including seeing visible emissions; maintain awareness of safety at all times. On a continuous basis, walk, stand, climb and bend in the field.  Occasionally kneel and run; write or use a keyboard to communicate; regularly lift heavy weight. Operate various surveillance and recording equipment; operate hand tools, compressed gas bottles, pressure regulators and flow meters. Simultaneously investigate multiple inquiries, investigations and field inspections and accurately document findings and maintain appropriate records. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical information and prepare recommendations regarding further action.  Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview and work firmly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, postage meter and photocopy machine. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Apr 18, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. This recruitment has been extended, however, applicants interested in being considered during the first round of interviews should apply prior to 5:00pm on May 29, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Public Works currently has one vacancy for Waste Disposal Site Supervisor for the Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) located in Roseville, CA. The WPWMA provides solid waste recycling and disposal services for western Placer County. WPWMA staff ensures the facility is operating in compliance with all applicable regulations, meeting the needs of current customers, and adequately prepared for future customers and upcoming regulations. This position is responsible for the facility's entrance gate operations including supervising the attendants that work at the cashier booths at the Western Placer Waste Management Authority in Roseville, CA.  More information about the WPWMA can be found at www.wpwma.com . Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to permanent employees. To learn more click here .   DEFINITION Under general direction, to plan, direct, and supervise the waste management facility's entrance gate operations as part of the waste management program of the Western Placer Waste Management Authority of Placer County. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position functions as the first-line supervisor and is responsible for planning and directing the work of others in receiving wastes and other recoverable materials at all disposal sites of the Authority. The supervisor prepares work schedules, and assists in enforcing federal and state regulations regarding disposal activities. The supervisor may also be required to cover the assigned shifts of those directly supervised, i.e., Senior Waste Disposal Site Attendant and/or the Waste Disposal Site Attendant. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from the manager or other professional staff. Exercises direct supervision of Senior Waste Site Disposal Attendant and Waste Disposal Site Attendants, and coordinates activities with contractors engaged in disposal site activities. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans and directs the gate operations and collection of fees at the waste handling facility sites of the Authority by establishing methods of operation. Supervise the work of others engaged in all the activities of the site. Recommends the hiring of staff and disciplinary actions. Responsible for training, evaluating, motivating, and team building of staff; prepares work schedules. Ensures the proper maintenance and operation of the disposal receiving areas. Assists in contract administration, regulatory enforcement and compliance, and health and safety activities. Maintains records of wastes and other recoverable materials received at the disposal site. Prepares reports, studies, memorandums and other information for use by management and others. Greets and answers questions from the public. Investigates complaints and recommends actions. Operates the computerized weight scale system and maintains the data base of this automated system. Determines refuse charges for vehicles either by weighting or volume. Collect gate fees and makes change. Daily reconcile the cash drawer against receipts. Prepares deposits for the days receipts. Makes trips to the bank(s) for the deposit or change. Prepare deposit for bank courier. Coordinate bank deposits with the County Treasurer's Office. Provide weight tags for commercial vehicles. Provide assistance to the accounting division in maintaining accounts payables/accounts receivables, in delinquent account collections, and reviewing commercial credit applications. Performs other duties as required including covering the assigned shifts of those supervised as necessary. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Five years of experience in disposal site operations including solid waste, recycling or resource recovery, and or materials receiving and accounting, one year of which must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity. One year of experience in the use of weight and scale computer software applications is desirable. Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Additional course work in math, accounting, and or computer science is desirable. License or Certificate May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Laws and regulations governing waste disposal in California. The operation and maintenance of waste disposal sites including primary resource and materials recovery. The different types and classifications of waste materials Effective supervisory practices including training, motivating, and evaluating employees, and team building practices and methods. The techniques and methods used to communicate effectively with staff, the public, and all others. Management practices and methods related to planning, organizing, staffing, budgeting, controlling, and reporting results. Automated systems used to weight and charge for waste disposal activities. Ability to: Supervise staff engaged in disposal site gate revenue collection and inspection activities. Communicate effectively with staff, the public, contractors, and all customers and officials contacted in the course of work. Interpret and apply correctly the regulations, rules, and other operating procedures of the disposal sites of the Authority. Prepare statistical, financial, and waste management reports for review by management related to the operation and status of disposal site activities. Train, motivate, and discipline staff. Prepare work schedules for those supervised. Resolve conflict and problems among staff, and customers using the disposal site. Operate all office related equipment including microcomputers with special program applications for weighting and charging activities and to maintain the data base of such an automated system. Stand on feet for long periods of time in varying weather conditions. Lift up to fifty pounds and carry up to twenty five pounds. Cope with stressful situations firmly and tactfully. Bend and stoop. Maintain and forecast materials and other supplies for office operations. Ability to drive a motor vehicle. Think clearly, meet work deadlines, and deal with frequent interruptions. Deal with the public while remaining calm and courteous. Resolve problems and conflicts as they arise. Make decisions based on established policy. Interpret charts and other data. Demonstrate good observation skills. Ability to work weekends, holidays, and other irregular work schedules. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 6/19/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com .  This recruitment is open until filled. Applications submitted will be screened on an ongoing basis. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, Engineering & Surveying Division, is seeking motivated individuals for two vacant positions.  The two vacant Engineering Technician II positions include an individual specializing in Construction Inspection duties and an individual specializing in Land Surveying duties.  Candidates for both positions must work effectively and tactfully with outside agencies, developers, contractors, coworkers, and members of the general public.  The Engineering Technician II position specializing in Construction Inspection shall demonstrate the experience in performing a variety of sub-professional field and office engineering duties, primarily focusing on road construction, sewer and drainage inspection, project monitoring to ensure compliance with various laws, regulations, and standards relative to public works projects, residential and commercial development, and implementation of required best management practices for storm water quality.  Other duties may include grading ordinance enforcement, plan checking, and providing information and assistance to the public.  Candidates must have strong written and oral communication skills, and be able to generate accurate/concise reports documenting field inspections. The Engineering Technician II position specializing in office-related Land Surveying shall demonstrate experience in technical review of Corner Records, Records of Survey and Parcel Maps, file management and archiving, and general surveying support for the Division.    Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . Please note that the eligible list established from this recruitment will be utilized to fill future vacancies as they occur in both the Public Works Department and the Community Development Resource Agency . DEFINITION To perform a variety of sub-professional field and office engineering, architectural support services, building system engineering and construction project management work, including construction and drainage inspection, plan checking, contract administration, project monitoring, materials testing, surveying, encroachment permitting, traffic engineering, and transportation planning; to ensure compliance with various laws, regulations, and standards relative to public works projects; and to provide information and assistance to the public in person, by telephone, or in the field. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Engineering Technician series.  This class is distinguished from the Engineering Technician I by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from professional engineering staff and may receive technical and functional supervision from higher level technical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform support to project management, technical administration and construction inspection of public works and capital improvements projects performed either by County contract or through private contracts; review and make recommendations regarding contract compliance; maintain and prepare project records, change orders, submittals, and all required records and reports. Compute and check tentative and final subdivision maps, survey maps and other engineering documents; assist in review of minor land division applications; review grading and drainage plans; assist in the preparation of designs, plans, and specifications for construction, alteration and maintenance of public works projects; and verify cost estimates and right-of-way. Maintain a variety of project records and files including payments, and labor and equipment usage; prepare and submit progress reports and initiate and process progress payments; perform routine engineering computations and assist in verifying compliance with contract and technical requirements; recommend revisions as appropriate. Interpret maps and apply regulatory data in preparing flood zone determinations; investigate drainage and grading complaints; document code enforcement activities and issue permits. Collect and prepare various construction samples for testing; perform tests in the field and laboratory and perform inspections to determine compliance with construction documents; compile and analyze test data and prepare reports. Perform field surveying duties; determine lines, bearings, elevations, distances, grades, and cross sections; set slope and grade stakes; maintain field notes and perform mathematical calculations as necessary; make field sketches and drawings; maintain survey instruments; may act as survey chief as required. Determine, coordinate, investigate and enforce encroachment permit conditions; perform inspections to ensure against encroachment without permit; issue permits, including permits for extra legal loads; design permits as required for special or one-time situations; and may collect fees and cash deposits. Provide engineering support for projects in the areas of right-of-way research and location, drainage and design, and assist in contacting private property owners in conjunction with these projects. Provide support to professional staff for projects in the areas of building systems, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire/life safety systems, low voltage security and alarms, building automation systems, energy efficiency and conservation and related fields. Under supervision, prepare Computer Aided Design (CAD) or Building Information Modeling (BIM) scale drawings such as floor plans, elevations and sections; prepare project cost estimates and materials lists; obtain samples and catalogs from product manufacturers. Assist in conducting traffic counts and speed studies; assist in review of road safety problems and analysis of accident sites; provide assistance to traffic sign and striping crews in designing layouts and sign placements. Under supervision, assist in conducting energy consumption analyses, assist in building systems assessments and preparation of reports including life cycle cost analyses, maintenance and operations of building systems and computer-based facility and project management software. Assist in calculating traffic generation and distribution resulting from projected development activities in accordance with the County General Plan and Zoning Ordinance; assist in the construction and calibration of traffic models and estimate future traffic demands; assist in determining anticipated road network improvements, including use of computer models; prepare project schedules, project budgets, computer-based project management and cost estimates for improvement projects; assist in the preparation of financing plans including cost analyses, fee programs, and implementation ordinances. Explain laws, regulations and requirements to the public; establish and maintain records and record keeping systems; prepare documentation, correspondence, and reports; file mandated periodic reports; perform drafting tasks as required; calculate various fees; and maintain up-to-date databases and accounting records. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below . Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible sub-professional engineering experience performing duties similar to an Engineering Technician I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to an Associate's degree from an accredited college with major course work in engineering technology, architectural design, construction management, project management related to engineering, architecture or construction, or a related field. License or Certificate: When assigned to materials testing duties, possession of certification for use of a nuclear gage; when assigned to State or Federally funded projects, possession of certification to perform required tests. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position and in accordance with California Vehicle Code.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of engineering, architectural design and/or construction project management as applied to the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects. Basic surveying principles and equipment, depending on assignment. Basic principles and practices of drafting, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM), depending on assignment. Mathematics, including algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Computer software including word processing, spread sheet, database, project scheduling and project management applications. Record keeping techniques for maintaining technical and accounting data. Basic methods and materials used in building construction with an emphasis on commercial applications, depending on assignment. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations, laws and codes.  Methods of financing and allocating costs for public works improvement projects. Technical traffic engineering and transportation planning principles. Materials testing principles, practices and equipment. Computer software used for technical analysis and modeling applications. Ability to: Learn to perform a broad range of sub-professional engineering work including construction and drainage inspection, plan checking, project monitoring, materials testing, surveying, encroachment permitting, traffic engineering and transportation planning. On a continuous basis, know and understand basic operations, and observe safety rules.  Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve sub-professional engineering activities; identify, locate and operate equipment; understand work assignments; and learn to explain laws, codes, regulations and requirements to individuals less technically knowledgeable. Sit at desk for long periods of time; and stand at counter to answer questions from the public. Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing work papers, making computations, working at computer equipment; walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing field work; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; see and hear sufficiently to communicate by visual and auditory signals while working in the field; regularly lift very heavy weight. Learn to understand and interpret maps, plans, specifications and contracts. Learn methods of financing and allocating costs for public works improvement projects. Learn principles and practices of traffic engineering and transportation planning, depending on assignment. Make accurate mathematical calculations and solve mathematical problems related to sub-professional engineering work. Prepare simple detailing and representations; make sketches and drawings of field conditions/installations. Use basic surveying tools and equipment, depending on assignment. Learn to use materials testing equipment, depending on assignment. Use computer software applications for report writing and record-keeping; learn to use computer software for technical analysis and modeling applications. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview; effectively handle multiple assignments; work with interruption; and to deal firmly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Drive a light truck and operate a two-way radio; use a camera and basic hand tools. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Perform a broad range of sub-professional engineering work including construction and drainage inspection, plan checking, project monitoring, materials testing, surveying, encroachment permitting, traffic engineering and/or transportation planning. Understand and interpret maps, plans, specifications and contracts. Apply principles of traffic engineering and transportation planning, depending on assignment. Use materials testing equipment. Use computer software for technical analysis and modeling applications. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is looking for students who are currently enrolled in or recently graduated (up to 1 year after graduation) from a college/university who are interested in being considered for student intern assignments.                   1)     Current Undergraduate College/University Student                                   a.     Student must be enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university program.                                  b.    Student must show proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule, unofficial transcripts                                         etc.).                     2)     Recent College Graduate - up to 1 year after graduation                                    a.     Recent graduate must show proof of graduation (diploma, unofficial transcripts, etc.).                    3)     Current Graduate College/University Student                                     a.     Student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university program.                                    b.    Student must show proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule,                                        unofficial transcripts etc.).   This is a great opportunity to gain knowledge and learn real life skills related to your major coursework. Assignments are limited. Applications will be screened on a weekly basis. To apply for a Student Intern assignment, please submit an application and complete the supplemental questionnaire -indicating the department(s) that relate(s) to your major coursework and outlining your goal(s) for the internship. Please upload your resume and proof of eligibility (unofficial transcripts, confirmation of enrollment, etc.) The Student Intern is unclassified and assignments are extra help/temporary compensated at an hourly rate of $12.47- $15.16 per hour (specialized skillsets may paid at the higher end of the range).  Work hours are limited to no more than 28 hours per week and cannot exceed a total of 960 hours per fiscal year. Student Intern opportunities may be available in the following departments. Agriculture       Air Pollution Control District         Assessor        Auditor-Controller         Child Support Services         Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters      Community Development Resource Agency         County Counsel          County Executive Office Department of Public Works         District Attorney Facility Services        Health and Human Services         Human Resources   Information Technology (IT) Services    LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Commission)        Library         Probation     Sheriff         Treasurer/Tax Collector         DEFINITION (Unclassified) To learn to perform administrative and/or professional work in an assigned area by assisting in varied administrative assignments such as research, analysis and report writing or routine technical and professional work.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from higher level staff in subject area to which assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in a variety of administrative tasks within various County departments; provide research assistance; collect and analyze data, prepare correspondence and reports; may interview and consult with officials, employees, agency clients and other interested individuals or groups. Perform routine work pertinent to the subject area to which assigned such as general public administration, surveying, drafting and engineering, architecture, counseling, social and mental health services. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: None required. Training: Enrollment or recent graduate of an accredited college or university in the subject area to which assigned.  Some positions may require additional education in a specific course of study. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.  Note:  Employment in this class is restricted to students enrolled in or recently graduated from an accredited college.  Employment in this class is temporary in nature and is designed to offer the student a practical learning experience.  No full-time, permanent appointments will be made in this class.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Basic principles and practices used in the work of subject area to which assigned. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time; know and understand the job and observe safety rules.  Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing work papers, making computations, working at computer equipment; walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing field work; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and see and hear sufficiently to communicate by visual and auditory signals while working in the field; lift moderate to heavy weight depending upon the needs of the assignment. Learn a variety of administrative and professional tasks. Learn to prepare effective reports and make recommendations on assigned matters under study. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jan 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for North Lake Tahoe residents and visitors. TART is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride in and around the beautiful Lake Tahoe area. Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to  www.visitplacer.com An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more?  Apply today. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL LAKE TAHOE VACANCIES ONLY. THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.  APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION Why Placer - TART bus driver Bruce Hall from Placer County Video Portal on Vimeo . For more information regarding TART's service and routes, click HERE . The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance.   Salary plus additional $825 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who demonstrate and certify residency in the Tahoe basin. Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Bus Driver series.  This class is distinguished from the Bus Driver I by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Bus Driver in that the latter performs Bus Driver training and various administrative duties. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of responsible paid driving experience involving the carrying of passengers or six months of training as a Bus Driver I in a Placer County transit system. Training: Successful completion of the experience requirement is proof of sufficient training for this class. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class A or B driver's license with passenger endorsements and no air brake restrictions. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. California Vehicle Code applicable to the operation of vehicles for the transportation of passengers. Applicable Placer County policies and regulations. Emergency procedures; elements of first aid and CPR.   Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules.  Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Drive a transit vehicle safely and efficiently. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jan 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County Transit (PCT) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for Auburn and South Placer residents and visitors. PCT is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit services to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride.  Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit  www.placer.ca.gov THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION The transit yard is located in the foothill community of Auburn where drivers begin and end their day. With routes connecting riders to Sacramento, Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln and the foothill areas of Auburn, and Colfax, PCT bus drivers are critical to ensuring a pleasant, safe and dependable transit service to our riders.  For more information about PCT, including route maps, click HERE . This selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check.  Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance. Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Bus Driver series.  This class is distinguished from the Bus Driver I by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Bus Driver in that the latter performs Bus Driver training and various administrative duties. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of responsible paid driving experience involving the carrying of passengers or six months of training as a Bus Driver I in a Placer County transit system. Training: Successful completion of the experience requirement is proof of sufficient training for this class. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class A or B driver's license with passenger endorsements and no air brake restrictions. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. California Vehicle Code applicable to the operation of vehicles for the transportation of passengers. Applicable Placer County policies and regulations. Emergency procedures; elements of first aid and CPR.   Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules.  Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Drive a transit vehicle safely and efficiently. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Dec 22, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Adult System of Care (ASOC) division currently has a permanent full-time Physician (Psychiatrist) position available in our Out-Patient/Client Mental Health programs located in Roseville and Auburn, California.  The Psychiatrist is an unclassified position that receives direction from the Medical Director and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority having no specific term and no right to continuous employment.  This recruitment will be open until filled.  To view the recruitment brochure for this exciting opportunity, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Unclassified bargaining unit     Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Dec 15, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . Placer County truly is an amazing place to live and work! Are you interested in a position that is extremely independent and offers the freedom to guide and motivate your own staff in an employee engagement setting? How about an exciting job that has daily opportunities to serve and help the citizens of Placer County build their dreams?  Would you like a career where you can apply your building and or engineering experiences to guide our customers through the building permit and inspection processes?  Do you want to work in a fun, friendly, rewarding and relaxed environment where you are part of a participatory team on the cutting edge of providing the best possible building services to our community?   If so, this job may be for you.  Don't pass this great career opportunity...apply today! To learn more about the Building Services Division of Placer County's Community Development Resource Agency, please click here . Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION The Building Inspector - Supervising is assigned to the County's Building Services Division of the Community Development Resource Agency.  One of the unique aspects of the position is, as a working supervisor, to perform plan check and field inspections on a regular basis, particularly for the more complex residential and commercial projects.  Assignments will include responding to the most complex project inquiries, interpreting applicable code, and serving as a liaison between department management staff and the public.  Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise building inspection and plan review operations within the Building Division; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or division. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from assigned management staff. Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct complex plan review and field inspections and perform all related activities. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for plan review and building inspection; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in plan review and building inspection. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for personnel and equipment; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible advanced journey level experience performing duties similar to those of a Senior Building Inspector in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college course work in building codes, construction technology or a related field.  Additional training in supervision is highly desirable. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as an Inspector issued by the International Code Council. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of building design, construction and inspection. Equipment, tools and materials used in building inspection and plan review. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles of budget preparation and monitoring. Principles and practices of safety management. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. Intermittently, sit at desk for long periods of time; stand at the public counter to answer questions of the public; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; walk, stand, kneel, climb, crawl and bend in the field; and occasionally lift moderate weight. Organize, implement and direct building inspection and plan review operations/activities. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Division policies and procedures. Conduct complex plan reviews and field inspections. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Drive an automobile in all weather conditions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled