CPS HR Consulting

  • 2450 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815, United States

CPS HR is an innovative, client-centered human resources and management consulting firm specializing in solving the unique problems and challenges faced by government and non-profit agencies. CPS HR was formed as a JPA public agency in 1985. As a self-supporting public agency, we understand the needs of public sector clients and have served as a trusted advisor to our clients for more than 31 years. The distinctive mission of CPS HR is to transform human resource management in the public sector.


With more than 110 full-time employees as well as 200+ project consultants and technical experts nationwide, CPS HR delivers breakthrough solutions that dramatically transform public sector
organizations to positively impact the communities they serve. CPSHR is headquartered in Sacramento, California, with regional offices in Littleton, Colorado; Austin, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia.

CPS HR offers clients a comprehensive range of competitively priced services, all of which can be customized to meet the City’s specific needs. We are committed to supporting and developing strategic organizational leadership and human resource management in the public sector. We offer expertise in the areas of classification and compensation, organizational strategy, recruitment and selection, and training and development.

CPS HR occupies a unique position among its competitors in the field of government consulting; as a
JPA, whose charter mandates that we serve only public-sector clients, we actively serve all government
sectors including Federal, State, Local, Special Districts and Non-Profit Organizations. This singular
position provides CPS HR with a systemic and extensive understanding of how each government sector
is inter-connected to each other and to their communities. That understanding, combined with our
knowledge of public and private sector best practices, translates into meaningful and practical
solutions for our clients’ operational and business needs.

33 job(s) at CPS HR Consulting

CPS HR Lone Pine, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Under general direction, plans, organizes, directs, and supervises the work of a staff engaged in determining the need for public assistance, providing employment services, managing an integrated caseload, and authorizing program benefits in accordance with established policies and procedures; and performs related duties as required. This is the full supervisory level in the series. Incumbents supervise employees responsible for the provision of employment and training services, determining and authorizing public assistance benefits, and managing an integrated caseload. This class is distinguished from Eligibility Supervisor class and Employment & Training Worker Supervisor class in the performance of lead duties involving the determination of eligibility for public assistance benefits AND the concurrent provision of basic employment services. The Eligibility Worker Supervisor class supervises staff responsible for eligibility duties while the Employment & Training Worker Supervisor class supervises staff primarily responsible for employment services duties. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One year of full-time experience as an Integrated Caseworker III; AND Successful completion of 15 semester (22.5 quarter) units or 15 continuing education credits in behavioral science in sociology, psychology, counseling, vocational guidance or any coursework related to the provision of employment services. This required coursework may be obtained through colleges, universities, university extension, business schools, or employer provided career development. OR Pattern 2: Eighteen (18) months of full-time experience as an Integrated Caseworker III OR Pattern 3: Thirty (30) months of full-time experience as an Integrated Caseworker II; AND Successful completion of 15 semester (22.5 quarter) units or 15 continuing education credits in behavioral science in sociology, psychology, counseling, vocational guidance, or any coursework related to the provision of employment services. This required coursework may be obtained through colleges, universities, university extension, business schools, or employer provided career development. OR Pattern 4: Three (3) years of full-time experience as an Integrated Caseworker II. OR Pattern 5: Two (2) years of full-time experience as an Eligibility Supervisor. OR Pattern 6: Three (3) years of full-time professional casework experience performing publicly funded vocational guidance services, employment counseling or placement services in a social services program, including duties and responsibilities for determining client income and other qualifications for program participation and one year of lead or supervisory experience or training in a social services program; AND Completion of the equivalent of 15 semester units (22.5 quarter units) or 15 continuing education credits in behavioral science such as sociology, psychology, counseling, vocational guidance or any coursework related to the provision of employment services. (This required coursework may be obtained through colleges, universities, university extension, business school, or employer provided career development training. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance and a DMV clearance. Current and future vacancies will be filled contingent upon continued funding; should funding cease, the position will be eliminated. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax or email a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR at 916-648-1211 or mss@cpshr.us by the application deadline listed on the job bulletin. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT INYO COUNTY Self-proclaimed as the Adventure Capital of the World, Inyo County offers natural and extreme geographic diversity. From Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the 48 contiguous US states to the lowest elevation in North America at Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park, Inyo County has the greatest elevation difference of any of the California counties. The County is also home to the oldest life forms in the world with the Great Basin bristlecone pines, and notably the oldest living tree on Earth. Inyo County is the second largest in area in California, and the Death Valley area comprises half of the County. With these extremes of nature, as you would expect, there are abundant activities, including world class alpine climbing, backcountry skiing, hang gliding, and mountain biking. There is a wealth of beauty to be found in the peaceful desert, mountain streams, granite peaks, wildflower covered meadows, and the historic John Muir Wilderness. The rich natural history and breathtaking scenery make Inyo County a favorite location for visitors and residents alike. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Lower Lake, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Provides employability services to eligible applicants of local social service agencies; applies program regulations and procedures; assesses employment potential and barriers that interfere with securing employment; identifies needs for social and health services and makes referrals; collaborates with partner agencies and employers; uses an automated system to maintain and monitor participants' records and generate reports; may determine the eligibility of applicants and recipients for public assistance programs through interactive interviewing and fact gathering; and performs related work as required. Working under close supervision, the Employment & Training Worker I is the entry/trainee level in the Employment & Training Worker series. Employees in this class receive in-service training in the performance of routine duties related to the provision of employment services. As requisite skills and knowledge are developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility are exercised. Employees are expected to promote to the Employment & Training Worker II after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of full-time experience as an Eligibility Worker II or Social Worker I. OR Six (6) months of full-time experience as an Eligibility Worker II; AND completion of 15 semester (22.5 quarter) college units in career planning, vocational guidance principles, personality development, occupational testing and measurement, or counseling preparation. OR Eighteen months of full-time experience providing case management, vocational guidance, employment counseling or employment placement services; AND completion of 15 semester (22.5 quarter) college units in career planning, vocational guidance principles, personality development, occupational testing or counseling preparation. OR Two (2) years of full-time experience providing case management, vocational guidance, employment counseling or placement services; OR Graduation from an accredited four year college or university. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license will be required at the time of interview. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check is required for all Social Services positions.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax or email a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR at 916-648-1211 or mss@cpshr.us by the application deadline listed on the job bulletin. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LAKE COUNTY Nestled inland and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake County is rich with geographic history and landmarks. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, which is said to have been formed more than 2 million years ago and is the largest natural freshwater lake in the state of California. As a neighboring county to Napa, Lake County is renowned for growing premium wine grapes, pears, and walnuts, and as certified by the State's Air Resources Board, has the cleanest air in California. Also found in Lake County is Mount Konocti, which was formed from volcanic eruptions between 100,000 and 600,000 years ago. The local economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and the geothermal power industry. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Alturas, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker Supervisor II plans, organizes, and directs the work of social service staff providing the most advanced social services; and performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker Supervisor II requires a Master's degree. Incumbents supervise a unit of caseworkers in specific programs identified as having a high proportion of complex and sensitive casework needs and are usually assigned to programs or staff positions that require extensive casework knowledge. Some positions in larger departments may be assigned full time in-service training and staff development duties. Social Worker Supervisor II differs from Social Worker Supervisor I in that the former, requires a Master's degree, and is responsible for supervising and training Social Worker IVs. Social Worker Supervisor II is distinguished from Program Manager in that the latter is generally responsible for administering a program rather than supervising a unit. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker Supervisor II receives direction from a Program Manager or other management level classification. Social Worker Supervisor II incumbents provide direct supervision to lower level Social Workers including Social Worker IVs. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Two (2) years of full-time experience performing duties of the Social Worker III in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; AND A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university or a Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program.* OR Pattern 2: One (1) year of full-time experience performing duties of the Social Worker IV classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; AND A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university or a Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program.* OR Pattern 3: Four (4) years of full-time experience performing social work case management duties;** AND A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university or a Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program.* *Qualifying Master's degrees include: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology and Counseling Psychology. Completion of all of the requirements for a Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) license program may be substituted upon submission of verifying proof. **Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services. Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. This position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MODOC COUNTY Modoc County is a geographically diverse area in the northeastern corner of California, and borders both Oregon and Nevada. The City of Alturas is the county seat and the only incorporated city in the County. Federal land comprises much of Modoc County, with employees from the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the US Fish and Wildlife Service assigned there. These federal operations account for a significant part of the County's economy. Modoc County is home to the Medicine Lake Highlands, which is the largest shield volcano on the US West Coast. You'll also find areas of lava flows, cinder cones, juniper flats, pine forests, and seasonal lakes, nearly one million acres of the Modoc National Forest, as well as hot springs and lava caves, which are common to the area, and geothermal energy resources. Closing Date/Time: 8/20/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker Supervisor II plans, organizes, and directs the work of social service staff providing the most advanced social services; and performs other related work as assigned. Supervising Social Worker requires a Master's degree. Incumbents supervise a unit of caseworkers in specific programs identified as having a high proportion of complex and sensitive casework needs and are usually assigned to programs or staff positions that require extensive casework knowledge. Some positions in larger departments may be assigned full time in-service training and staff development duties. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Supervising Social Worker receives direction from a Social Services Program Administrator or other management level classification. Supervising Social Worker incumbents provide direct supervision to lower level Social Workers including Social Worker IVs. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Two (2) years of full-time experience performing duties of the Social Worker III in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; AND A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university or a Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program.* OR Pattern 2: One (1) year of full-time experience performing duties of the Social Worker IV classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; AND A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university or a Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program.* OR Pattern 3: Four (4) years of full-time experience performing social work case management duties;** AND A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university or a Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program.* *Qualifying Master's degrees include: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology and Counseling Psychology. Completion of all of the requirements for a Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) license program may be substituted upon submission of verifying proof. **Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services.Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. The eligible list resulting from this recruitmentmay be used to fill vacancies in Children's Services or Adult Services. 10% salary differential for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) designations. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR Consulting at 916-648-1211 by the close of business on the application deadline. The form should include the position title and county you are applying for. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.usor 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV A/B performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Incumbents at this level carry a specialized caseload requiring professional competence. Typical assignments would involve dealing with individual and family problems requiring advanced social work skills and techniques designed to motivate individuals and families toward self support, self care and to restore or improve social functioning. Other assignments may include serving as Casework Consultant in Emergency Response, Family Maintenance/Reunification, Child Protective Services, Social Worker in community organization, or as an Intake Worker. Social Worker IV A/B requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. The MQ patterns of the SW IV-B mirror the patterns for the SW IV-A. The distinguishing difference is that the SW IV-B requires one additional year of experience from what is required for the SW IV-A. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IV A/B receives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IV A/B may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Minimum Qualifications Social Worker IV A Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. Social Worker IV B (This level is for candidates with a Master's degree and experience. Experience during an internship does not count at this level). Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university and one (1) year of full-time experience performing social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university two (2) year counseling program* and one (1) year of full-time experience performing social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: Two (2) years of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education . NOTE: Applicants who anticipate completing the requirements for a qualifying Master's Degree within six months of the final filing date may apply. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance will be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Salary for SW IV-B $29.44 - $35.81 Hourly $2,355.20 - $2,864.80 Biweekly $5,102.93 - $6,207.07 Monthly Recruitment may be used to fill vacancies in Children's Services or Adult Services 10% licensure differential will be paid for possession of a valid L.C.S.W. or M.F.T. license and performing in-depth assessments and counseling of child welfare clients, and/or for providing licensure supervision hours. Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR Consulting at 916-648-1211 by the close of business on the application deadline. The form should include the position title and county you are applying for. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Hollister, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Applies regulations and procedures to determine eligibility of applicants and recipients for multiple public assistance benefits; provides basic employment services to clients; performs casework management duties for both benefit and employment services; and performs related duties as required. Working under close supervision, the Integrated Case Worker I is the entry level of the Integrated Case Worker series. Employees in this class attend training sessions and work under close supervision to learn regulations, work procedures, forms, and public assistance and/or employment program requirements. After the initial orientation and training period, on-the-job experience is provided until the employee attains and demonstrates the level of competency necessary for promotion to the working level of Integrated Case Worker II. Employees are expected to promote to Integrated Case Worker II after one year of satisfactory performance at the entry level. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Integrated Case Worker I/II classification typically receive supervision from a Supervising Integrated Case Worker or a Human Services Supervisor. Supervision may also be received from an Employment and Training Supervisor or a Social Worker Supervisor. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience as an Eligibility Worker II or Social Worker I. OR Pattern 2 : Six (6) months of full-time experience as an Eligibility Worker II; AND completion of the equivalent of 15 semester (22.5 quarter) units or 15 continuing education credits in behavioral science in sociology, psychology, counseling, vocational guidance or any coursework related to the provision of employment services. This required coursework may be obtained through colleges, universities, university extension, business schools, or employer provided career development. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience with responsibility for performing case management, vocational guidance services, employment counseling or placement work; AND completion of the equivalent of 15 semester (22.5 quarter) units or 15 continuing education credits in behavioral science in sociology, psychology, counseling, vocational guidance or any coursework related to the provision of employment services. This required coursework may be obtained through colleges, universities, university extension, business schools, or employer provided career development. OR Pattern 4: Eighteen (18) months of full-time experience with responsibility for performing case management, vocational guidance services, employment counseling or placement work. OR Pattern 5: A Bachelor's degree in behavioral science in sociology, psychology, counseling, vocational guidance or any related field that includes coursework related to the provision of employment services. Note: Qualifying experience must have included duties and responsibilities involving assessment of income and/or other qualifications needed to participate in programs. NOTE: Applicants who anticipate receiving their Bachelor's Degree within three months of the application deadline may apply, but will not be eligible for appointment until they have received their degree. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. The San Benito County Health and Human Services Agency requires pre-employment fingerprinting as a part of the background investigation for all positions. The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the bilingual proficiency examination administered by CPS HR Consulting. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. At the discretion ofSan BenitoCounty Health and Human Services Agency, and with the approval of Merit System Services, qualified candidates certified to the eligible list established by this exam may be appointed to the Integrated Case Worker II level if the appointee meets theIntegrated Case WorkerII minimum requirements. Salary for the II level is $1,655.62 - $2,220.06. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach it to the application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT SAN BENITO COUNTY San Benito County is in the Coast Range Mountains in California, only 45 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, bordering Santa Clara County and adjacent to the San Francisco Bay Area. The County enjoys a high comfort rating, with an average of 262 sunny days per year and mild temperatures year-round. Another aspect of the comfort level is the low crime rate, which falls anywhere from below to significantly below the national average in all measured categories. One of the historic California missions, San Juan Bautista is in San Benito County, as well as numerous quaint towns and communities. Within the County, there are 12 school districts, and several private, religious and charter schools, all providing students with a quality education. Residents and visitors also enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities here, at Pinnacle National Park, championship golf courses, sky diving, cycling, geological walks and geocaching. The area is also known for its destination wineries and organic farms, and is reputed to sport the best views in California Closing Date/Time: 8/16/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Merced, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Under general direction, implement, develop, coordinate, and analyze a variety of specialized functions related to the establishment and maintenance of fiscal records in the areas of fiscal compliance, finance, budgetary and statistical evaluations and analyses. Responsibilities include development and implementation of department fiscal program policies and procedures, plan, organize and direct the administrative services of the assigned department, and perform other related work, as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a mid-management position classification with responsibility for the following: departmental budget, fiscal, financial, statistical, and assigned administrative operations. Responsibilities include management functions of program compliance, supervision of staff, and procurement of goods and services for multiple programs. Incumbents are responsible for developing systems and fiscal controls, analyzing and interpreting fiscal rules, and ensuring that the Department is operating in a fiscally sound manner within established guidelines. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of experience in administrative, fiscal, or staff services, accounting or fiscal operations, or budget preparation and control. One (1) year of this experience must have been in a full time supervisory capacity. Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a degree in accounting, business, or a closely related field. Up to two years of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for 2 years of the required education. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods:Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV A/B performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Incumbents at this level carry a specialized caseload requiring professional competence. Typical assignments would involve dealing with individual and family problems requiring advanced social work skills and techniques designed to motivate individuals and families toward self support, self care and to restore or improve social functioning. Other assignments may include serving as Casework Consultant in Emergency Response, Family Maintenance/Reunification, Child Protective Services, Social Worker in community organization, or as an Intake Worker. Social Worker IV A/B requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. The MQ patterns of the SW IV-B mirror the patterns for the SW IV-A. The distinguishing difference is that the SW IV-B requires one additional year of experience from what is required for the SW IV-A. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IV A/B receives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IV A/B may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Minimum Qualifications Social Worker IV A Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. Social Worker IV B (This level is for candidates with a Master's degree and experience. Experience during an internship does not count at this level). Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university and one (1) year of full-time experience performing social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university two (2) year counseling program* and one (1) year of full-time experience performing social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: Two (2) years of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education . NOTE: Applicants who anticipate completing the requirements for a qualifying Master's Degree within six months of the final filing date may apply. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance will be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Rate for SW IV-B $29.44 - $35.81 Hourly Recruitment may be used to fill vacancies in Children's Services or Adult Services Extra-Help employees are limited to working no more than 25 hours per week Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR Consulting at 916-648-1211 by the close of business on the application deadline. The form should include the position title and county you are applying for. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Eureka, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Under general direction, the Child Support Special Programs Coordinator performs one or more specialized functions mandated by the California Department of Child Support Services (CDCSS); may function in a supervisory capacity; and performs related work as required. This is a single level specialized classification, which may be assigned responsibility for ombudsperson; customer & community outreach; media relations; quality assurance & program improvement; training; and/or Fair Hearing Officer. Interagency Merit System counties may combine the duty assignments to meet the needs of their county. Smaller agencies that do not have sufficient work assignment to justify a full or half time position in the specialized areas may structure positions in various combinations so that program needs are met. Duty assignments may be combined with existing positions or established in new positions to allow the opportunity to further strengthen and support the program. The following criteria are to be met in making individual assignments. Ombudsperson: Incumbents performing this function serve as a centralized point of contact for informally resolving customer complaints or disputes at the lowest level. Incumbents are expected to have some knowledge and experience with the child support program and a commitment to providing excellent service. When performing Ombudsperson functions, incumbents will report directly to the Department Director, or designee. Media Relations Program and Customer/Community Outreach : The Statewide Media Relations Program and the Customer/Community Outreach function are intended to support the CDCSS mission by effectively delivering program information to Child Support Program customers and all interested parties, educating the public on available child support services, promoting access to the program by qualified families, and expanding public awareness of the needs of children. Individuals assigned these functions will identify those individuals and groups that must be informed about the purpose and processes of the department and the most effective mechanisms and media for reaching them. Quality Assurance and Program Improvement: Incumbents performing this function are responsible for establishing an overall structure for the routine review of performance indicators in order to ensure the department meets established State and Federal performance measures and for developing related performance improvement action plans. Individuals assigned to this function will review program systems and processes to bring focused and coordinated attention to tasks and activities that result in desired program outcomes. Training : Incumbents performing this function are responsible for ensuring that all Child Support Program staff receives adequate training in order to maximize program effectiveness, in order to ensure consistent and proper application of program policies. The California Department of Child Support Services (CDCSS) is continually developing and coordinating a statewide training curriculum when new programs and/or significant policy changes are implemented. In conjunction with the statewide training program, Child Support Special Programs Coordinators assigned this function will be building and/or enhancing the local training curriculum to ensure that department staff has the appropriate knowledge and skills necessary to do their jobs in a manner that is consistent with a uniform child support program. Fair Hearing Process : Incumbents performing this function are responsible for ensuring that a formal local complaint resolution process is established so that complainants may exercise their appeal rights. Individuals assigned this function must understand the types of complaints that are appropriately within the jurisdiction of the state hearing process, and be able to accurately and effectively communicate the information to complainants. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of full-time experience at the journey or advanced journey level in a state or local agency, performing duties requiring Child Support program expertise that would provide sufficient experience to perform the specific duties of the position; AND one of the following : For Ombudsman, Customer and Community Outreach, Fair Hearing Process, and Media Relations Program functions : Two (2) years of full-time experience working in a customer service related field that must have included identifying and resolving complex problems encountered by individuals. For Quality Assurance and Program Improvement functions : Two (2) years of full-time experience working in a customer service related field that must have included identifying and resolving program quality problems or program improvement issues. For Training functions : Two (2) years of full-time experience working in a customer service related field that must have included identifying specific staff training needs. Development and presentation of program related training is desirable. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. As a condition of employment, the County of North Coast will require proof of ability to work in the U.S. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical, and fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. Experience in Worker's Compensation is desired. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT NORTH COAST The North Coast Regional Department of Child Support Services office supports both Humboldt and Trinity counties.Humboldt County is located in the heart of northern California's majestic coastal redwood region. The Redwood Coast is a paradise for all outdoor activities including hiking, backpacking, fishing, river rafting, kayaking, and more. The County's two million acres include hundreds of streams and lagoons, as well as County, State, and national parks, beaches, and campgrounds. Humboldt State University and College of the Redwoods provide excellent educational opportunities, as well as entertainment and culturally enriching activities. Eureka, the Humboldt County seat, is located 275 miles north of San Francisco, overlooking historic Humboldt Bay. Humboldt County is an ideal area for individuals and families who seek a relaxed pace of life. With moderately priced housing, temperate weather all year round, and a lively local arts scene, Humboldt County offers the best of community living without the stress and burdens of the more urbanized areas of California. Weaverville, the Trinity County seat with a population of approximately 3,500, is a historic gold rush town with many historic buildings lining the main street. Trinity County offers a rural lifestyle, with outdoor leisure activities including cycling, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, gold panning, rafting, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. It is a mountainous and heavily forested gem situated between Humboldt and Shasta counties. Closing Date/Time: 8/20/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker III carries a difficult caseload involving the determination of need for basic social services functions for applicants or clients; performs social studies and assignments involving individualized treatment and specialized application of casework methods and skills; provides comprehensive casework services of a tangible nature; and performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker III is thesecond journey level in the Social Worker series. Incumbents are normally assigned a selected caseload of the more difficult cases and when needed are given supervisory consultation in development of treatment plans. They may also be assigned to a specialized function requiring a high degree of perception such as a special problem caseload or they are assigned to a specific geographic or functional area such as Court Investigations, Family Maintenance/Reunification, Emergency Response, Child/Adult Protection, or Foster Care.Incumbents are expected to work independently and may determine initial and continuing eligibility for one or more aid programs in accordance with established procedures. Social Worker III differs from Social Worker II in that the former receives the more difficult assignments requiring greater skill and depth of job knowledge in assessing problem situations and formulating plans for services. Incumbents normally work with a high degree of independence of action in administering services and in making use of agency or community resources. Social Worker III differs from Social Worker IV-A/B in that the latter is the most experienced worker and requires both advanced education and social work experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker III classification receive general direction from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level manager or deputy director. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience performing journey level social work case management in the Social Worker II classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; OR Pattern 2: Two (2) years of full-time social work case management experience in a public or private agency; AND Thirty (30) semester units (45 quarter units) from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units (22.5 quarter units) in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science;** OR Pattern 3: Bachelor's degree and successful completion of twenty-four (24) semester (36 quarter units) of a Master's degree program in Social Work, or a Counseling program from an accredited college or university, emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family therapy, Gerontology or Clinical Psychology; AND Twelve (12) months of social work case management experience.* *Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services. **Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, law, human services, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Extra-Help employees are limited to working no more than 25 hours per week. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. This is an extra-help position limited to a maximum of 25 work hours per week. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR Consulting at 916-648-1211 by the close of business on the application deadline. The form should include the position title and county you are applying for. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Salinas, California, United States
Aug 16, 2018
Position Information Under general direction, independently operates and maintains an outreach office at sites determined by the Military and Veterans Affairs Officer; provides client interviews; advises and assists veterans, military personnel, and their dependents and/or survivors in obtaining the benefits to which they are entitled under federal, state, and local legislation; submits appeals for denied claims; serves as a technical expert in benefits, counseling and advocacy services; and performs other duties as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced working/lead worker level in the Military and Veterans Representative series. Incumbents perform complex duties such as filing appeals, and providing advocacy representation for clients who are required to appear before formal federal, state and local boards and/or hearings and are empowered to act on behalf of the Military and Veterans Affairs Officer. This class is distinguished from the lower level class of Military and Veterans Representative II in that the latter does not serve as lead worker and/or operate outreach offices and performs assignments under direction. Examples of Duties Independently operates outreach offices under general direction. May serve as lead worker to Military and Veterans Representative I and II staff. Prepares and submits complex appeals contesting decisions denying claims, services, or benefit amount awarded to clients; researches and evaluates applicability of regulations and documents supporting claims; represents clients before appeal boards, hearing officers, and other related boards upon client's request. Interviews military personnel, veterans and their dependents, and advises and assists them in establishing their rights to veterans benefits, such as pensions, education, insurance, hospital care, home loans, outpatient medical care, and burial benefits, and applicable federal entitlements for military personnel, such as in-service application of their veterans benefits, medical board actions and survivors' assistance; processes applications for benefits. Obtains documentation of discharge, birth, marriage, divorce, naturalization and death of military personnel, veterans and their dependents, and other types of evidence in support of application and/or claims. Researches, interprets and explains applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding military and veterans benefits. Schedules medical appointments for evaluation of disabilities, general health care and welfare of veterans and dependents; assists and coordinates military pre-separation examinations and claims for compensation with applicable military agencies for active duty service members. Refers military, veterans and their dependents to other governmental agencies, military and veterans groups. Communicates with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, state and local governmental agencies and with military and veterans, and/or their representatives in regards to claims and benefits. Prepares reports and correspondence as directed by the Military and Veterans Affairs Officer. Conducts field calls for client related and/or business related visits to homes, hospitals, health care agencies and other agencies as required. Responsible for case manager duties for all client benefit claims and/or services. Acts on behalf of the Military and Veterans Affairs Officer in the day-to-day operations of their assigned outreach office. May be called upon to represent the Military and Veterans Affairs Officer as assigned. Knowledge and Skills Thorough knowledge of: Federal, state and local laws and regulations governing veterans' rights, benefits, and obligations. Problem solving techniques used to clarify or resolve discrepancies between regulatory guidelines and veterans' claims and supportive evidence. Military and Veterans' appeal practices and procedures. Medical terms used in legislation, regulations and claims presentation. Interviewing techniques. Community organizations and resources available to military, veterans and their families. Quality customer service techniques and application. Advocacy techniques. Principles and practices of case management. Working knowledge of: Basic arithmetic, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division Skill and Ability to: Understand, interpret and apply complex laws and regulations on the rights and benefits to which military and veterans and their dependents are legally entitled. Speak, write and interview effectively in a variety of locations and circumstances. Listen attentively and ask pertinent questions. Apply quality customer service standards. Gather, record and evaluate information necessary for initial and continuing eligibility entitlements for a variety of veterans' benefits. Analyze and evaluate problems, provide solutions and alternatives for military, veterans and their families using sound case management practices. Work independently under general direction and maintain a single person office at selected sub-station offices. Speak effectively before small and large groups. Prepare clear and concise correspondence and maintain simple records. Establish and maintain effective working relations with those contacted through the course of work. Operate a personal computer to complete forms, utilize computer and/or web-based applications, and prepare reports Minimum Qualifications The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above may be acquired through various types of experience, education or training, typically: One year of experience performing duties comparable to the Monterey County classification of Military and Veterans Representative II. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Employees who drive on County business to carry out job related duties must possess a valid CA Driver License for the class vehicle driven. The Department of Social Services will conduct a thorough background and reference check process which includes a Department of Justice fingerprint check. Employees must have and show their original Social Security Card and a valid CA Driver License or CA State ID on the first day of work. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. For additional information on benefits, visit http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel/Benefits.html#sheets EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MONTEREY COUNTY Located on California's picturesque Pacific Coast, the County of Monterey is blessed with mild weather year-round and is home to miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of redwoods, low-rolling foothills, and a bountiful valley. With a population exceeding 400,000, the County is proud of its vibrant citizenry, great traditions, educational opportunities, and multicultural lifestyles. Boasting such world-renowned attractions as the spectacular Big Sur Coast, 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, the Steinbeck Center, the Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals and Pebble Beach - possibly the world's most famous golf course, it's easy to see why an estimated 4.3 million visitors a year make Monterey County their destination of choice. In addition to a thriving tourist trade, Monterey County's economy is largely based on a vigorous agricultural industry. Known as the 'salad bowl of the nation' the Salinas Valley provides fresh vegetables and salad greens to the entire country. California's 16th largest county also provides many educational opportunities for its residents including California State University at Monterey Bay, the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, the Defense Language Institute (DLI), Presidio of Monterey, and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). All these factors combine to make Monterey County a healthy, economically diverse region eager to foster and sustain an enriching lifestyle for its residents. ABOUT MONTEREY COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT Monterey County Department of Social Services is seeking enthusiastic applicants, who genuinely care about the community and its members, to join its team. Careers with the Department of Social Services offer the opportunity to promote the social and economic self-reliance of individuals and families served by providing essential resources and services to low-income families, veterans, vulnerable children and adults, and disabled individuals. Monterey County Department of Social Services welcomes, values and encourages diverse voices, opinions, perspectives and backgrounds to foster an environment where all viewpoints are appreciated. The Department currently has a team of approximately 874 dedicated members serving Monterey County residents. Monterey County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about the Department of Social Services, go to: http://mcdss.co.monterey.ca.us/ . Closing Date/Time: 8/24/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Kelseyville, California, United States
Aug 10, 2018
Position Information Performs a wide variety of child support duties consisting of maintaining a caseload, locating and interviewing custodial and non-custodial parents and others to elicit factual information for the purpose of establishing child support obligations and enforcing child support laws; arranges for support payments when possible; prepares cases for court hearings as necessary; and performs related work as required. Working under close supervision, Child Support Specialist I is the entry/trainee level in the Child Support Specialist series. Employees in this class receive in-service training, and are given detailed instructions in the performance of duties related to child support laws, regulations, and a broad range of child support casework activities. As requisite skills and knowledge are developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility are exercised. Employees are expected to promote to Child Support Specialist II after one year of satisfactory performance at the entry/trainee level. Minimum Qualifications Two (2) years of full-time clerical experience which included interaction with the public; OR One year of full-time experience performing debt collections duties which included interviewing others for the purpose of collecting information; OR One year of full-time experience performing duties of a Child Support Assistant I or Office Assistant II in a Child Support Services Department; OR Completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units of college. Qualifying experience or education may be combined in order to meet the above requirements. When combining education and experience; fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two (22) quarter units equals six months of experience. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license will be required at the time of interview. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check is required for all Social Services positions.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax or email a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR at 916-648-1211 or mss@cpshr.us by the application deadline listed on the job bulletin. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LAKE COUNTY Nestled inland and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake County is rich with geographic history and landmarks. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, which is said to have been formed more than 2 million years ago and is the largest natural freshwater lake in the state of California. As a neighboring county to Napa, Lake County is renowned for growing premium wine grapes, pears, and walnuts, and as certified by the State's Air Resources Board, has the cleanest air in California. Also found in Lake County is Mount Konocti, which was formed from volcanic eruptions between 100,000 and 600,000 years ago. The local economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and the geothermal power industry. CHILD SUPPORT SPECIALIST APPLICANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED INTRODUCTION Submitting an application is the first step toward a valuable and rewarding career as a Child Support Specialist. We offer this additional information in an effort to provide you with a clear understanding of the nature of the job and its requirements. Please take the time to review this information prior to submitting an application. NATURE OF WORK The primary function of a Child Support Specialist involves establishing paternity and child support obligations and enforcing child support laws. The work performed includes processing of a broad range of paperwork and entering information into a computer-based case data management system with very time sensitive agency and legal deadlines. The Child Support Specialist maintains a caseload and locates and interviews custodial and non-custodial parents and others to gather information for locating non-custodial parents and their assets, determining financial ability to pay child and medical support, establishing paternity and child support orders, and collecting those court- ordered support payments. They also prepare cases for court hearings. Within legal requirements and departmental policies and procedures, Child Support Specialists operate with considerable independence and must exercise discretion and judgment in evaluating cases and determining the level of support and the methods of enforcement. They have discretionary ability to obtain highly confidential information from a wide variety of sources, which must be used only for business purposes. Misuse of such information is subject to criminal and civil action. Typical duties include: Takes sworn statements from the custodial parent and non-custodial parent, and arranges or facilitates DNA testing in cases where paternity is in question. Evaluates income and expense data of custodial and non-custodial parent to determine support capability; reviews financial history to determine arrears obligation. Explains legal requirements and the calculation of support payments to custodial and non-custodial parents and other involved parties. Issues Summons and Complaints and Proposed Judgments to establish paternity and support orders and enforces those orders through wage assignments and other legal actions. Obtains and enforces health insurance orders. Recommends cases for prosecution, prepares legal documents for court filing, assists attorneys in preparing cases, and testifies in court as necessary. Initiates and processes such legal actions as subpoenas, orders to show cause, registration of foreign support orders, notices of assignment, writs of execution, property liens, orders of examination, and contempt of court actions pertaining to the enforcement of child support. Responds to and investigates complaints from custodial and non-custodial parents regarding hidden assets and/or "under the table" employment. Accesses computerized databases and maintains computerized files. Responds to and complete numerous daily, weekly, and monthly automated task lists. Responds to inquiries from the public, private attorneys, appointed and elected officials. Provides case status information and interprets child support statutes, regulations, and procedures to custodial and non-custodial parents. Child Support Specialists are expected to handle a high volume of work which is deadline driven. Applicants must be able to prioritize, plan and project their work, but at the same time be flexible to changes at any moment, such as unscheduled visits from clients. They perform in a high stress work environment. It is important to understand that the actions you take as a Child Support Specialist impact the lives of clients and their families, both emotionally and financially. CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES As a Child Support Specialist you may be required to take actions that conflict with your own values. A Child Support Specialist must be able to accept clients' differences and interact with them in a non-judgmental manner. Some of the controversial issues encountered in a Child Support environment include: Enforcing mandatory guideline child support orders that may not seem reasonable. Attaching the wages of non-custodial parents who then allege they will not be able to support their current family. Negatively impacting a non-custodial parent's credit rating. Intercepting state and federal tax returns. Revoking driver's licenses, required employment and professional licenses, and passports. Clients who do not wish to be cooperative. Clients in a highly emotional or irate mental state. Custodial parents involved in Welfare fraud. Clients who are domestic violence victims. Clients with felony convictions. Homeless individuals and families. Clients whose life style, culture, and/or values may be significantly different than your own. Mandatory reporting of child and adult abuse. Closing Date/Time: 8/23/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency Sacramento, CA, USA
Jul 25, 2018
Full Time
The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, traits, and competencies: Proven project management skills Knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices Exceptional interpersonal skills; the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with numerous internal and external stakeholders Self-starter; comfortable working independently with general oversight/direction Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal; comfortable presenting in a public forum and delivering technical information in an understandable format Independent thinker with a creative problem-solving approach and an eye for detail The ability to effectively multi-task and succeed in a continuously changing environment Maintains very high ethical standards – a person of exceptional character who naturally earns the confidence and trust of others Capable of interfacing with a variety of stakeholders with tact and diplomacy Shows personal resilience – thrives in a high-volume environment and demonstrates a high level of commitment to the Agency and its mission
Lake County Lake County, CA, USA
Jul 02, 2018
Part Time
(The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) The Occupational Therapist plans and carries out a full range of occupational therapy involving specialized skills for neuro-muscularly, orthopedically, and physically disabled children; interviews parents and administers the appropriate tests and/or evaluations to assess physical and/or psychosocial dysfunctions, including but not limited to range of motion, muscle testing, sensory integration, coordination, activities of daily living, pre-vocational, home evaluation, and equipment needs; reviews clinical records, medical prescriptions, and/or physician referral to develop treatment plans, utilizing selected methods which may include therapeutic exercises and functional activities to promote muscle return, sensory re-education, muscle facilitation, activities of daily living and transfer training and adaptive equipment fabrication; observes patient reactions and notes changes; keeps records and makes reports of treatment, and progress; modifies treatment plans in response to significant changes in patient's condition; devises or adapts equipment as required; consults with others involved with patient treatment to maintain consistency; attends clinics, conferences, and meetings; may coordinate and employ several treatment approaches to accomplish treatment objectives; may perform special evaluations and tests; may work at different sites in the County.
CPS HR Alturas, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information The goal of the Supervising Nurse Case Manager is to provide nursing expertise to the Adult Protective Services (APS), In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), Child Protective Services (CPS) and Foster Care programs. Clients referred through these programs have often been subjected to impoverished conditions, drug and alcohol exposure, unstable living conditions, lack of medical care, poor caretaking, and family dysfunction and violence. Nursing expertise is often beneficial in aiding social worker staff to determine the medical needs of clients referred to them. The Supervising Nurse Case Manager is responsible for conducting paramedicals and providing other medical case management activities. The main purpose is to provide nursing expertise to Adult Protective Services (APS), In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), Child Protective Services (CPS) and Foster Care Children. In assessing and providing case management of complex medical and health needs of these vulnerable populations. Collaborate with the Social Workers on health care management and health education training to clients and staff. Minimum Qualifications Supervising Nurse Case Manager I : An associate degree in nursing is required; Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse by the California Board of Registered Nursing and ability to obtain within six months of being hired or be enrolled in a RN to BSN program; and possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Supervising Nurse Case Manager II: A bachelor degree in nursing; Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse by the California Board of Registered Nursing; possession of certificate as a Public Health Nurse in the State of California; and possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. This position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. *At the discretion ofModoc County Department of Social Services, and with the approval of Merit System Services, qualified candidates certified to the eligible list established by this exam may be appointed to theSupervising Nurse Case ManagerII level if the appointee meets theSupervising Nurse Case ManagerII minimum requirements. Salary for the II level is $5,186 - $6,618. Note that althoughthe Supervising Nurse Case Manager I and II are posted on the same job announcement, the classifications are not flexibly-staffed. This means that a candidate who only meets the minimum qualifications for the I level would be REQUIRED to apply for the II level through another competitive recruitment, when it becomes available,to be considered for advancement. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MODOC COUNTY Modoc County is a geographically diverse area in the northeastern corner of California, and borders both Oregon and Nevada. The City of Alturas is the county seat and the only incorporated city in the County. Federal land comprises much of Modoc County, with employees from the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the US Fish and Wildlife Service assigned there. These federal operations account for a significant part of the County's economy. Modoc County is home to the Medicine Lake Highlands, which is the largest shield volcano on the US West Coast. You'll also find areas of lava flows, cinder cones, juniper flats, pine forests, and seasonal lakes, nearly one million acres of the Modoc National Forest, as well as hot springs and lava caves, which are common to the area, and geothermal energy resources. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Southgate Recreation & Park District Sacramento, CA, USA
Jul 26, 2018
Full Time
The Accounting Manager will report to the Administration Manager, and perform responsible, professional level work in accounting, budget, finance, office management, and related business services. As a key member of the team, the incumbent in this position will be responsible for organizing and directing activities and operations of district accounting records, accounts payables, accounts receivables, purchasing, contracting, and payroll functions.    
CPS HR Salinas, California, United States
Aug 14, 2018
Position Information Performs a wide variety of child support duties consisting of maintaining a caseload, locating and interviewing custodial and non-custodial parents and others to elicit factual information for the purpose of establishing child support obligations and enforcing child support laws; arranges for support payments when possible; prepares cases for court hearings as necessary; and performs related work as required. Working under close supervision, Child Support Specialist I is the entry/trainee level in the Child Support Specialist series. Employees in this class receive in-service training, and are given detailed instructions in the performance of duties related to child support laws, regulations, and a broad range of child support casework activities. As requisite skills and knowledge are developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility are exercised. Employees are expected to promote to Child Support Specialist II after one year of satisfactory performance at the entry/trainee level. Minimum Qualifications Two (2) years of full-time clerical experience which included interaction with the public; OR One year of full-time experience performing debt collections duties which included interviewing others for the purpose of collecting information; OR One year of full-time experience performing duties of a Child Support Assistant I or Office Assistant II in a Child Support Services Department; OR Completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units of college. Qualifying experience or education may be combined in order to meet the above requirements. When combining education and experience; fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two (22) quarter units equals six months of experience. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information CHILD SUPPORT SPECIALIST APPLICANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED INTRODUCTION Submitting an application is the first step toward a valuable and rewarding career as a Child Support Specialist. We offer this additional information in an effort to provide you with a clear understanding of the nature of the job and its requirements. Please take the time to review this information prior to submitting an application. NATURE OF WORK The primary function of a Child Support Specialist involves establishing paternity and child support obligations and enforcing child support laws. The work performed includes processing of a broad range of paperwork and entering information into a computer-based case data management system with very time sensitive agency and legal deadlines. The Child Support Specialist maintains a caseload and locates and interviews custodial and non-custodial parents and others to gather information for locating non-custodial parents and their assets, determining financial ability to pay child and medical support, establishing paternity and child support orders, and collecting those court- ordered support payments. They also prepare cases for court hearings. Within legal requirements and departmental policies and procedures, Child Support Specialists operate with considerable independence and must exercise discretion and judgment in evaluating cases and determining the level of support and the methods of enforcement. They have discretionary ability to obtain highly confidential information from a wide variety of sources, which must be used only for business purposes. Misuse of such information is subject to criminal and civil action. Typical duties include: Takes sworn statements from the custodial parent and non-custodial parent, and arranges or facilitates DNA testing in cases where paternity is in question. Evaluates income and expense data of custodial and non-custodial parent to determine support capability; reviews financial history to determine arrears obligation. Explains legal requirements and the calculation of support payments to custodial and non-custodial parents and other involved parties. Issues Summons and Complaints and Proposed Judgments to establish paternity and support orders and enforces those orders through wage assignments and other legal actions. Obtains and enforces health insurance orders. Recommends cases for prosecution, prepares legal documents for court filing, assists attorneys in preparing cases, and testifies in court as necessary. Initiates and processes such legal actions as subpoenas, orders to show cause, registration of foreign support orders, notices of assignment, writs of execution, property liens, orders of examination, and contempt of court actions pertaining to the enforcement of child support. Responds to and investigates complaints from custodial and non-custodial parents regarding hidden assets and/or "under the table" employment. Accesses computerized databases and maintains computerized files. Responds to and complete numerous daily, weekly, and monthly automated task lists. Responds to inquiries from the public, private attorneys, appointed and elected officials. Provides case status information and interprets child support statutes, regulations, and procedures to custodial and non-custodial parents. Child Support Specialists are expected to handle a high volume of work which is deadline driven. Applicants must be able to prioritize, plan and project their work, but at the same time be flexible to changes at any moment, such as unscheduled visits from clients. They perform in a high stress work environment. It is important to understand that the actions you take as a Child Support Specialist impact the lives of clients and their families, both emotionally and financially. CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES As a Child Support Specialist you may be required to take actions that conflict with your own values. A Child Support Specialist must be able to accept clients' differences and interact with them in a non-judgmental manner. Some of the controversial issues encountered in a Child Support environment include: Enforcing mandatory guideline child support orders that may not seem reasonable. Attaching the wages of non-custodial parents who then allege they will not be able to support their current family. Negatively impacting a non-custodial parent's credit rating. Intercepting state and federal tax returns. Revoking driver's licenses, required employment and professional licenses, and passports. Clients who do not wish to be cooperative. Clients in a highly emotional or irate mental state. Custodial parents involved in Welfare fraud. Clients who are domestic violence victims. Clients with felony convictions. Homeless individuals and families. Clients whose life style, culture, and/or values may be significantly different than your own. Mandatory reporting of child and adult abuse. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. As a condition of employment, the County of Monterey will require proof of ability to work in the U.S. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical, and fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MONTEREY COUNTY Monterey County offers the best of California. People come from all over the country to enjoy breathtaking scenery on the world renowned 17 mile drive, an extraordinarily beautiful trek that runs along the Pacific Ocean from Pacific Grove to Pebble Beach, as well as Highway 1 along the breathtaking Big Sur coastline. Salinas, the county seat, is home to the renowned old-fashioned rodeo and the National Steinbeck Center. Monterey locals are well familiar with Cannery Row, made famous by John Steinbeck, and home to one of the greatest public aquariums, The Monterey Bay Aquarium. Entertainment and activities for most every interest are available without ever leaving Monterey County - enjoy handcrafted wines, the most beautiful golf courses, surfing, kayaking, scuba diving, biking and hiking trails, white sand beaches, and art and music festivals. And just to round out this exceptional locale, temperatures are steady and comfortable year round. It doesn't get any better than this! Closing Date/Time: 8/20/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Under direction, to plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise the investigative and office support work of an investigation unit engaged in investigating cases of suspected fraudulent receipt of public assistance; to serve as liaison with the District Attorney's office and other law enforcement agencies; to act as receiver of Department subpoenas; to direct the work of a unit engaged in locating and developing financial resources of clients; to supervise staff who participate in the arresting and booking of suspects; to negotiate for and secure repayment or funding owed the Human Services Agency; and to do related work as required. Incumbents in this class are responsible for directing the initial, on-going, and final investigative activities of suspected fraud cases referred to the District Attorney's Office. Investigation includes making a rapid determination whether aid should be withheld and gathering detailed evidence which may be used by the District Attorney in prosecution for fraud. Incumbents will also be responsible for directing preventative welfare fraud programs. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of full-time paid experience in criminal investigation work locating observing and interviewing suspects and witnesses and preparing reports of findings. Education : Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required college on a year-for-year basis.) Certification : Must obtain a valid basic P.O.S.T. certificate within 12 months of appointment, failure to do so will result in termination While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance will be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR Consulting at 916-648-1211 by the close of business on the application deadline. The form should include the position title and county you are applying for. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT M ERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. Merced County Human Services Agency Mission and Vision Statements and Core Values Vision Strong, healthy families in a resourceful community Mission Toimprove the well-bring of our community through service and partnership Values Service-Unwavering commitment to serving the community Trust - Confidence in the integrity, ability, and reliability of one another Respect - Demonstrating regard, concern, and esteem for one another Creativity - Willingness to risk and exploreoriginal and imaginative ways of doing things Responsibility - Being accountable for providing quality service in an ethical manner Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Red Bluff, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Nature of work: The primary function of the Legal Clerk is to perform a wide variety of specialized legal clerical and general clerical work which includes composing and typing legal documents and correspondence, processing of legal documents, and maintenance of legal case records which requires the knowledge of legal terminology and legal clerical procedures. Typical duties of a Legal Clerk include: Processing, maintaining, and preparing a variety of legal forms, records, and reports; verifying that information or data is complete, accurate, consistent, and in conformance with prescribed format, procedures, and regulations; gathering and reviewing confidential information from agencies and processing documents related to assignments; communicating with affected parties to gather needed information and explaining procedures; contacting various agencies and organizations regarding the status of documents such as court hearings, warrants, petitions, detention reports, etc.; receiving, assembling, and maintaining files and other information related to court actions; updating computer information; maintaining court calendars by scheduling and reviewing court dates; filing information or forwarding to staff members; typing from electronic recording devices, proofing typewritten materials for grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, format, layout, and clarity of language; verifying the consistency, completeness, and accuracy of references and other information. For a detailed job description click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cpshr/classspecs/1223592?page=13&pagetype=classSpecifications Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate is reliable, provides courteous, respectful, and professional customer service, and has the ability to analyze situations involving rules and regulations and demonstrate good judgment when making decisions; communicates effectively orally and in writing; is proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; accepts criticism and deals calmly and effectively with high stress situations; interacts with individuals from various educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds; works cooperatively as part of a team and with community partners and other Counties' agencies; listens attentively and understands oral information provided; prioritizes, plans and organizes one's own work. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of full-time experience as an Office Assistant II; OR Two (2) years of full-time experience performing general clerical work. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ADA/EEO/DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE As a condition of employment Tehama County Social Services will require: A valid driver's license will be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Proof of ability to work in the United States Pre-employment drug testing and physical Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax or email a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR at 916-648-1211 or mss@cpshr.us by the application deadline listed on the job bulletin. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507upon notification that your application has been approved.Documentation from medical, military,school or church officials outline the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of find business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT TEHAMA COUNTY Beautiful Tehama County is in the heart of northern California, midway between Sacramento and the Oregon border. Based on the shores of the Sacramento River and in the shadows of Mount Lassen, Tehama County boasts some of the lowest housing costs in California along with short commute times to work. The County is home to a myriad of recreational activities. Closing Date/Time: 8/24/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Lower Lake, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Position Information Performs a variety of general or specialized clerical duties related to filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail, typing or data entry; obtains and compares information related to department records, programs, and services; may perform the initial applicant screening as an incidental function and initiate cases through the department's automated system; and performs related work as required . Working under general supervision, Office Assistant II is the journey level in the Office Assistant series. Employees at this level are expected to be fully qualified and able to perform difficult and responsible office support work within the framework of established work methods and procedures and to use independent judgment in selecting and applying specific references, procedures, sequences, and alternatives to different work situations, referring non-procedural questions to the supervisor. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the lower level of Office Assistant I, or if filled from the outside, require prior related experience. The Office Assistant II differs from the Office Assistant III by the level of supervision received, the scope and effect of functions performed, the degree of independence exercised, and the complexity of work assigned. The Office Assistant III may also be assigned lead worker duties, or screening duties on a consistent rather than incidental basis. The Office Assistant series differs from the Account Clerk series in that the primary duties of the Account Clerk involve the application of mathematical skill and ability in the use of financial, numerical and statistical data and information. The Office Assistant class performs a wide variety of general office support duties in which the use of mathematical ability is incidental to the primary function and most frequently performed duties. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of full-time experience performing clerical duties in an office environment. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license will be required at the time of interview. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check is required for all Social Services positions.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax or email a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR at 916-648-1211 or mss@cpshr.us by the application deadline listed on the job bulletin. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LAKE COUNTY Nestled inland and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake County is rich with geographic history and landmarks. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, which is said to have been formed more than 2 million years ago and is the largest natural freshwater lake in the state of California. As a neighboring county to Napa, Lake County is renowned for growing premium wine grapes, pears, and walnuts, and as certified by the State's Air Resources Board, has the cleanest air in California. Also found in Lake County is Mount Konocti, which was formed from volcanic eruptions between 100,000 and 600,000 years ago. The local economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and the geothermal power industry. Closing Date/Time: Continuous