County of Sonoma

The County of Sonoma is governed by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and is comprised of 26 departments/agencies that provide a full range of services to the community through its 4,000+ employees. Sonoma County government has a history of providing excellent and responsive public service while operating under sound fiscal principles. This is achieved in a climate of respect and collegiality.

The County enjoys stability in leadership, with four of the five Board members serving a second, third or fifth term. This is further demonstrated by a strong group of department heads. The department heads routinely team with middle management on a variety of successful projects. Historically, labor relations have been stable, with most employees working under long-term MOUs; however, over the next few years, the County will be going through the contract negotiation process with the majority of the bargaining units.

51 job(s) at County of Sonoma

Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Part Time
Position Information Join the Department of Health Services'Behavioral Health Division as a Part-Time Senior Client Support Specialist! Starting salary up to $31.10/hour Plus, a cash allowance of approximately $3.45/hour* Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the Part-Time (20 hours per week) Senior Client Support Specialist gathers initial information for evaluation, provides crisis/urgent intervention, and develops treatment plans. Subject to approval of licensed staff, this position provides a variety of case management and rehabilitation support services to adult and youth clients, including transportation, placement assistance, advocacy, referrals, and assistance with daily living and other client support services. Additionally, the Senior Client Support Specialist collaborates with other client-serving agencies to ensure the most supportive environment for each client. Some assignments may require the ability to work irregular hours and days. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience working with high-risk populations and individuals diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance use disorders Experience providing mental health outreach servicesin a community setting, including advocacy, information and referral, case management, and crisis intervention A proven track record of working with evidence-based practices Familiarity with recovery philosophy The ability to thrive in a multi-disciplinary environment Prior success at establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with all stakeholders, including families and consumers This employment list may also be used to fill future part-time or extra-help positions as they occur during the active status of the list. County employees who wish to be considered for future vacancies should consider applying to this recruitment. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience : Any combination of training and experience that would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Possession of a Bachelor Degree with significant coursework in community mental health, psychology, sociology, mental health or other closely related field of study. Experience as a Client Support Specialist, or the equivalent, may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. OR Four years of paid experience working with adults diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness or children diagnosed with serious emotional disturbances that included independent interviewing, client plan development, and interventions in potentially destabilizing situations. OR Possession of current licensure in the State of California as a Licensed Psychiatric Technician and 2 years experience working with adults diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental or emotional condition, or with children diagnosed with serious emotional disturbances that included independent interviewing, client plan development, and interventions in potentially destabilizing situations. Driver's License : Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending uponassignmentto perform the essential job functions of the position. Special Qualifications : Some positions may require the ability to speak and write fluently a language other than English. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Working Knowledge of : Community resources and services available to program clients; principles and techniques of case management and rehabilitative interventions; client legal rights; interviewing techniques, clinical and case management documentation; basic principles of individual and group behavior; principles and techniques of intervention in potentially destabilizing situations; counseling and basic interaction techniques related to the treatment of mentally or emotionally disturbed individuals; techniques and methods for overseeing and directing the daily activities of mentally and emotionally disturbed individuals; and the use of electronic information equipment and specific systems as used within the department. Ability to : Develop and maintain the trust and cooperation of clients, their families and other significant care providers; interpret and apply County mental health program policies and procedures; analyze a client's situation accurately and adopt an effective course of action; work with clients to resolve conflicts with other staff, care providers or family members; work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team; understand the legal mandates governing the storage of client records and information and the rights of the client to confidentiality; understand and apply the principles and techniques of case management and rehabilitative interventions with clients; effectively coordinate the delivery of mental health services; conduct basic interviews and counseling sessions and facilitate groups; communicate effectively with persons from a variety of social, cultural and economic backgrounds; evaluate situations and adopt effective course of action to prevent a crisis; identify and mobilize resources to meet client needs; speak and write in a manner necessary to fulfill job requirements; read, interpret, and apply complex regulations and reports. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questionswill bescored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination.Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: TF HR Technician: AC
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Department of Health Services (DHS) seeks a skilled and dynamic physician to become Deputy Health Officer for the County of Sonoma Starting salary up to $225,826/year, a cash allowance of approximately $600/month, and a comprehensive benefits package* Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including: An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year County paid premium contribution to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Retirement fully integrated with Social Security Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range The Position Working closely with the health care community, the Deputy Health Officer works to improve the health of the population, educate residents about disease prevention, provides medical care to specific populations, and advances personal and population-based health programs and policies.This position servesas a section manager in the Public Health Division, and works closely with the Public Health Division Director and program support staff.Reporting directly to the Health Officer, this position shares responsibility for the protection of county residents from public health hazards. Currently, the Deputy Health Officer oversees a range of medical and administrative functions, providing medical expertise and management for programmatic units including Disease Control and Surveillance, Clinical Laboratory Services, Emergency Medical Services, the Sexual Assault Response Team, Public Health All-Hazards Preparedness, Juvenile Justice System Health Services, and medical and health related issues for the Environmental Health and Safety Section. This position also supports the Health Officer and the Public Health Division Director in addressing key public health priorities as needed and acts as Interim Health Officer in their absence. The Deputy Health Officer can look forward to: Participating on the Public Health Division's Leadership Team and working in collaboration with others to determine goals and objectives for the Public Health Division in alignment with the Department's strategic plan Coordinating with the Health Officer to develop medical policies and protocols for the Department and supporting the Health Officer in leading the response to urgent threats to the public's health, including epidemics and all hazards Serving as a medical expert on public health issues and conducting training for staff and providers related to communicable diseases, food-borne outbreaks, EMS, and various program-related rules and regulations Representing DHS and serving on various Boards and Committees, including the Infectious Disease Task Force, the Health Care Disaster Planning Forum, and at the request of the Sheriff, the Quality Assurance Committee overseeing health care services at the adult detention facilities Directly supervising a Supervising Communicable Disease Nurse, the Public Health Laboratory Director, the Emergency Medical Services Administrator, the Public Health Preparedness Manager, and the Juvenile Justice Health Program Manager. The Ideal Candidate Our next Deputy Public Health Officerwill be a proven leader with a strategic viewpoint. One who develops partnerships and works collaboratively with stakeholders to direct the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of public health programs, projects, and services. Additionally, they will have: Strong clinical infectious disease experience Local health jurisdiction experience in the areas of communicable disease control, public health,environmental health, community based emergency medical services, sexual assault response, and/or all-hazards preparedness Significant experience effectively managing budgets, staff, and operational functions Performance management experience with the proven ability to improve the effectiveness of Public Health programs, services, and the workforce Superb communication skills, delivering clear and persuasive messages through written and oral presentations The Department DHS is one of the County's largest and most complex departments. DHS consists of the Administration, Behavioral Health, and Public Health Divisions and are driven by their mission to promote, protect, and ensure access to services that support the health, recovery, and well-being of all in Sonoma County. These ideas are the basis for how DHS operates and delivers services: Excellence - Strive to create a culture of learning, innovation, and data-driven practices in order to guide internal operations, improve performance, and build staff expertise Collaboration - Engage and work collaboratively with partners, communities, and staff to maximize its impact across the County Equity - Workto reduce disparities and ensure fairness, compassion, and social justice The DHS FY 19-20 budget of approximately $243 million supports over 500 full-time equivalent positions. Revenue sources include State and Federal funds, fees and reimbursements for services, and the County General Fund. For further information regarding the department, its programs, services, and partnerships, please visitthe DHS website . The Civil Service title for this position is Deputy Public Health Officer. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRETHE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education: Any combination of education and training which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed.Normally, graduation from an accredited medical school would provide the necessary education.Possession of Masters degree in Public Health or additional course work and/or training in Public Health Administration, disease control and epidemiology and human resources and fiscal management is highly desirable.Successful completion of residency training in a primary care specialty, and Board certification in a primary care specialty is highly desirable. Experience: Any combination of experience, which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed.Normally three years of directly related experience managing a full service public health organization, or large division of such an organization, would provide such an opportunity.Other work environments that could provide appropriate experience may include community clinics and other health-related community-based organizations. License: Eligibility for a license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of California and possession of a valid California driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position.Eligibility to obtain a Controlled Substances Registration Certificate issued by the United States Department of Justice.Eligibility to obtain Medi-Care and Medi-Cal provider licenses from program fiscal intermediaries. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Thorough knowledge of: the principles and practices of modern medicine, including preventive medicine; the medical protocols associated with the management of public health and environmental health problems; the principles and practices of emergency medical services, including advanced life support; laws, ordinances and regulations relating to public health, environmental health, hazardous materials and emergency medical services. Considerable knowledge of: modern management principles and practices; organizational dynamics, conflict resolution and behavior and performance management; principles of public health service administration laws, regulations, and policies governing operations of a public health service agency; current developments in the fields of Public Health or similar health services; federal, state and local funding sources and requirements for public health services programs; methods and techniques of analyzing administrative systems and procedures in efficiency and effectiveness; public health problems and related programs and the principles and methods of public programs along with the utilization of community resources; principles of human resources administration, supervision, evaluation and employee development; research methods and techniques; principles and practices of supervision, organization, and administration; federal, state and local programs and their supporting legislation. Ability to: establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Director of Health Services, Public Health Officer, County Administrator, the Board of Supervisors, other County managers, subordinates, community groups, other public health agencies, medical professionals, the general public and others who have an interest in public health issues; evaluate and define community public health needs and develop cost effective proposals to need defined needs; manage the resources of the Public Health Division to provide efficient cost effective services to the citizens of the county; direct the establishment and maintenance of modern systems of record keeping, information retrieval and statistical analysis of public health data; speak and write effectively and to prepare clear and comprehensive reports; plan, organize, and provide leadership in the development of public health medical programs; develop and monitor budgets; provide diagnoses, treatment, and medical services; apply principles and techniques of modern medicine to public health issues; supervise professional and support staff; work effectively within a team concept; analyze emergency situations and take prompt and appropriate action; represent department with tact and diplomacy; maintain confidentiality; respect patients' rights; plan, organize and direct the work of a large staff through subordinate supervisors; analyze administrative and/or fiscal problems and make appropriate recommendations, budgeting, staffing and administrative organization; and understand, interpret and evaluate legislation, department policy, programs, practices, rules, regulations; interpret and apply federal, state and county laws, regulations and policies in the evaluation of public health programs; utilize and coordinate local resources and work cooperatively with community agencies; act as a liaison to advise or resolve differences with individual, groups and agencies; speak effectively before groups; prioritize work, coordinating multiple projects and meeting critical deadlines; write accurate, concise and effective reports, policies, procedures, correspondence and other materials; maintain accurate records and files. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questionsmay bescored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination.Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: TF HR Technician: AC
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Variable Shift
Position Information Start your legal career with the County of Sonoma and bring your passion for public service to the Public Defender's Office! As Deputy Public Defender Iyou will investigate, prepare, and present criminal and civil cases before the Courts. Additionally, you will: Interpret and apply laws and court decisions for use in the preparation of cases, opinions, and briefs Prepare pleadings and legal documents in connection with trials, hearings, and other legal proceedings Conduct general legal research using independent judgment and initiative Prepare written legal reports, opinions, briefs, and appeals Interview and advise witnesses in regard to criminal complaints The ideal candidate will have strong interest in criminal defense work and possess: Experience as an attorney, law clerk, or other professional legal position with experience in a Public Defender's Office being strongly preferred Impeccable researchand writing abilities Superb public speaking skills Fluent (reading, writing, conversation) English/Spanish bilingual skillsdesired EXTRA-HELP EMPLOYMENT Extra-help employees relieve or augment permanent staff. Temporary, extra-help employees are not in the classified civil service and do not have property rights to permanently allocated positions. In addition, they do not receive most employee benefits such as: long-term disability insurance coverage; accrual of vacation; participation in the County retirement program; or eligibility to take promotional examinations. Temporary, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of one calendar year. These employees must be off of work for three months before they can be re-employed on an extra help basis. Extra-help employees who meet the eligibility requirements may qualify for aCounty contribution towardmedical coverage. This employment list may also be used to fill future extra-help positions as they occur during the active status of this list. Please note: As a part of the minimum qualifications for the position, current, active membership in the State Bar of California is required. To meet this portion of the minimum qualifications, you must be sworn in as a current, active member of the State Bar of California on or before the final filing date of July 15, 2019 . APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THESUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Experience: None required. Professional License: Current active membership in the State Bar of California. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: duties, powers, limitations, and authorities of the Office of the Public Defender; principles of criminal law, principles of trial procedure and rules of evidence; legal research methods and judicial procedures; statutory and constitutional laws of the State of California; written and oral communications, including language mechanics, syntax and English composition. Ability to: research, analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence and precedents to legal problems; prepare and present statements of law, fact and argument clearly, logically and persuasively in written and oral form; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff members, departmental representatives, county officials, the courts, law enforcement agency officials, and the general public; understand and accept differences in human behavior, and cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting a Jobwith the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the application, examination, and department selection processes. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application and Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal (pass/not pass) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's combination of educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position to ensure satisfaction of the minimum qualifications for this position.Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications for the position will be placed on an extra-help employment list and referred to the department. The department may contact candidates from the employment list who possess the most appropriate job-related qualifications for further consideration. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: DTS HR Technician: AC
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Become a Juvenile Hall Residential Service Worker with the Probation Department! Starting salary up to $21.21/hour ($44,267/year), plus a cash allowance of approximately $600/month* The County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including: An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year County paid premium contribution to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits Retirement fully integrated with Social Security May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range The Juvenile Hall Residential Service Worker provides a variety of services including: Laundry Laundering dirty linens and contaminated clothing for youth in custody Keeping intake and housing unit closets stocked with clothing, towels, sheets, and blankets Housekeeping (warehouse, bathrooms, and staff breakroom) Emptying wastebaskets, sweeping and mopping floors, and cleaning windows Cleaning restrooms and replenishing supplies Dusting, polishing, and maintaining general cleanliness in staff-designated spaces Maintaining inventory of clothing, toiletries, linens, and sports equipment through the warehouse Food Preparation Preparing, cooking,handling, and serving food Washing dishes, pots, and pans Maintaining sanitation standards * Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can found in the Service Employees International Union Local 1021 Memorandum Of Understanding (SEIUMOU) . The Civil Service title for this position is Residential Service Worker. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help vacancies as they occur during the active status of the list. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education: The ability to read and write English commensurate with the knowledge and abilities. Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities; normally, a course in institutional food preparation combined with six month's experience in Janitorial work would provide this opportunity. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Working knowledge of: the methods and procedures involved in the large scale preparation of foods; the use, care and cleaning of a variety of kitchen equipment commonly used in the preparation and cooking of large quantities of food; a variety of common recipes; health and safety hazards in food preparation and service and necessary safety precautionary measures; janitorial methods and equipment. Knowledge of: safety practices as applied to janitorial work. Ability to: follow oral and written instructions and to work with others; learn the routine clerical procedures involved in the maintenance of stock inventories; prepare and cook food in large quantities; operate tools and equipment used in janitorial work. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questions will be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination.Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION It is the policy of law enforcement/legal offices and departments, in the County of Sonoma, that job candidates complete a thorough background investigation process prior to employment.This policy is imperative in order to keep the department's employees and the public safe, and to maintain high standards in the law enforcement community. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. The background investigation will include a thorough assessment of a candidate's personal, employment, educational, criminal, and credit history. The investigation may include, but is not necessarily limited to: use of prescription and/or other drugs, reports from former employers, friends, family members, educational institutions, law enforcement agencies, credit reports, court reports, public records search, and/or other relevant sources. Candidates must be honest and forthcoming about information that may arise during the background process. Deception during any portion of this process is grounds for disqualification, even after employment. All candidates will be required to take a pre-employment medical examination. The pre-employment medical examination will include drug testing as part of the medical examination for all applicants and for all current employees who are offered employment with the Offices/Departments. Additionally, candidates may be required to take a pre-employment psychological examination.The results of these examinations and the background investigation shall be confidential and shall not be available to the candidate for review. Failure to pass the background investigation will eliminate a candidate from the employment process. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. Issues that arise during the investigation process will be assessed, and judgment and discretion will be used to determine the employability of the candidate. Where there is evidence of a candidate's past use of controlled substances, many factors shall be used to determine the employability of the individual such as pattern of use, kind of drug used, circumstances of the start of the drug use, treatment, behavior and attitude since discontinuance, etc. Please note that a history of using controlled substances does not result in automatic disqualification from the selection process. Prior to disqualifying any candidate whose profile falls within the provisions of the policy, the candidate shall be given the opportunity to present any and all evidence of mitigating facts which the candidate feels should be considered by the hiring authority. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: AK HR Technician: EP
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Commitment to public service, accountability, and communication excellence. The County of Sonoma is now accepting applications for the Chief Deputy Clerk of the Board. Starting salary up to $47.69/hour plus a cash allowance of approximately $600/month* Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including: An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,000 and ongoing education/training opportunities Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year County paid premium contribution to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits Retirement fully integrated with Social Security May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range * Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. The Position The Chief Deputy Clerk of the Board manages the Clerk of the Board office and all of the administrative functions; serves as the Administrative Support Manager to the Board of Supervisors; and works closely withthe Board Chair, County Administrator, and County Counsel on Board of Supervisors agendas. In addition, the Chief Deputy Clerk of the Board: Plans, coordinates, clerks, and records minutes for weekly Board of Supervisors meetings Records all legislative actions, assists and manages staff in processing documents, and official records for the Board of Supervisors and related boards and commissions Oversees legal publication including legal notices for ordinances and public hearings and processes official records of actions taken during Board meetings Guarantees the accurate legal record of Sonoma County is maintained according to state law Directs the research and response to public records requests Oversees the clerk functions of the Assessment Appeals Board and other governing bodies/agencies for which the Board of Supervisors serves as the governing body, and serves as their Assistant Secretary What you Bring The ideal candidate for the Chief Deputy Clerk of the Board takes initiative as the enthusiastic leader of our dynamic, fast-paced government office. They will bring a high degree of tact and discretion in working with elected officials, executives, all levels of staff, other agencies, and the public. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess: Experience planning and coordinating all details of public meetings, including anticipated appearances, presentations, media, and public attendance Experience preparing notices, agendas, and official minutes, and processing legal documents for public boards, commissions, or other bodies of authority The ability to identify, research, understand, and interpret a wide variety of ordinances laws, policies, regulations, and codes related to documents, records, and the Board of Supervisors Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat Professional, DisclosureDocs, and Granicus Strong working knowledge of County related government codes to ensure proper processing and maintenance of official County agendas, records, minutes, and actions within strict deadlines and guidelines of the County of Sonoma Brown Act Maddy Act Public Records Act Fair Political Practices Commission codes ADA document accessibility requirements Robust management skills to motivate and inspire superior performance The County of Sonoma Sonoma County offers a rare and compelling array of scenic, recreational, and geographic characteristics - including over 200 award-winning wineries, inspiring coastline and beaches, the Russian River, and majestic redwoods. The County encompasses over one million acres of land and water, rich with agriculture, parks, campsites, lakes, and open space. Sonoma County is also home to a wide variety of art and music festivals, farmers' markets, and concert venues. Local schools continually rank high on California's Academic Performance Index.Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State University offer higher education opportunities. Sonoma is a general law county, governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors. The Board is fully committed to a mission and vision that value the highest quality customer service, strong leadership, engaged citizen participation, courteous and prompt assistance, providing valuable and complete information, and creating and preserving efficient and cost effective government. The County Administrator leads a team of dedicated department heads who work collaboratively to address and strategically prepare for County initiatives and challenges. This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time Chief Deputy Clerk of the Board position in the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, a Division of the County Administrator's Office. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) vacancies as they occur during the active status of the list. County employees who wish to be considered for future vacancies should consider applying to this recruitment. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education: Any combination of education and training which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, course work in business administration, paralegal or legal procedure, public administration, political science, English, psychology or related courses, would provide such opportunity. Experience: Any combination of experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, four years of increasingly responsible administrative support experience that includes responsibility for preparing agendas and taking minutes for meetings of boards, commissions, or other public bodies, and one year of supervisory experience would provide such opportunity. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Thorough knowledge of: County organization and departmental relationships, programs, services and other functions; government codes, county policies, procedures, ordinances, laws and other applicable governing documents which relate to the operation and management of the Board of Supervisor's Office; modern office practices and procedures; the procedures, work practices, format and routines associated with clerk and secretarial responsibilities to a wide variety of Boards. Considerable knowledge of: modern principles, practices, and methods of effective employee training and supervision. Working knowledge of: data processing methods and procedures including proficiency with software applications; and operation of standard office equipment. Ability to: plan and direct the work of a staff of office support employees engaged in highly confidential and sensitive work activities which require timely action; establish and maintain highly confidential and sensitive records and files; develop and maintain harmonious relations with superiors, supervisors, employees, other agencies and the general public; prepare correspondence and reports on various subjects in a clear and concise manner; understand and interpret a wide variety of written ordinances, laws, policies, regulations, and related documents; speak, read and write English, and perform basic arithmetic calculations; independently initiate, prioritize, perform or solve problems related to deviations in work assigned in order to meet fixed or fluctuating deadlines and achieve work objectives; coordinate the submittal of a variety of information such as resolutions, reports and appeals to be heard by board members and to prioritize subject matter to be heard by content and implication as well as structural format; summarize motions, divisions, appeals, and actions presented before or taken by commission or board members and to organize and transcribe such into minutes of meetings when such work has been assigned; screen and prioritize correspondence, phone calls or visitors seeking the personal attention of the Supervisors and refer matters which may be adequately handled by someone other than the Supervisors to the appropriate person or department section; select, extract and organize a variety of information related to different programs, services, or functions for the use of the Supervisors in answering complaints, inquiries or preparing administrative reports; answer procedural, factual and semi-technical questions related to services, programs, or functions; schedule appointments, coordinate Board of Supervisors meeting calendar and coordinate calendared events with other departments, agencies, private concerns and affected individuals; research improvements in systems and equipment design; prepare budgets and operate within budgetary limits; operate electronic information systems equipment; and analyze and interpret electronic information systems data. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting a Jobwith the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the application, examination, and department selection processes. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questionswill be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: DTS HR Technician: AC
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jul 02, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District (APOSD) seeks a skilled professional to become an APOSD Administrative Coordinator. The APOSD Administrative Coordinator performs administrative, accounting, and human resources work in support of the District.This position will: Coordinate agenda packet preparation for the Board of Directors, including finalizing reports, contracts, and supporting documents; track and implement revisions requested by staff throughout the review process, and deliver final product to the County Administrator's Office Provide guidance and support to staff throughout the Request for Proposal and contracting process; develop simple contracts from checklists and complex contracts in collaboration with County Counsel Maintain contract files, including tracking and updating vendor insurance information Participate in various District internal committees to propose process improvements The ideal candidate will possess: Strong interpersonal skills, using the ability to exercise initiative, tact, and good judgment Effective written and oral communication skills Experience writing reports with knowledge of language mechanics, syntax, and English composition Familiarity with Brown Act requirements for public meetings Knowledge of modern office procedures and computer programs including Microsoft Office The formal classification title for this position is Administrative Aide. This employment list may also be used to fill future APOSD full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) positions as they occur during the active status of the list. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THESUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education: Any combination of course work and training that would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, academic course work in public administration, business administration, management, accounting, political science, economics, statistics, English composition, psychology or closely related courses would provide such opportunity. Experience: Work experience that would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, some experience related to general administration, accounting, budgetary analysis, or human resources work including the compilation, tabulation, analysis, and presentation of statistical and narrative written reports would provide such opportunity. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: administrative techniques and principles of organization, accounting, budget and human resources administration; techniques and practices of research methodology, data collection, and preliminary analysis; report writing; application and use of basic statistics; interview techniques sufficient to obtain information related to employment and administrative matters; written and oral communications, including language mechanics, syntax and English composition; modern office methods and procedures; database, spreadsheet and word processing applications including basic methods of graphic presentations. Ability to: collect, compile and analyze qualitative and quantitative data; understand and explain laws, regulations and policies governing program operations; communicate effectively orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, employees, clients, and the public; understand program objectives in relation to departmental goals and procedures; organize and prioritize work assignments; use and understand common database, spreadsheet and word processing applications; learn specialized computer applications. Certain positions may require the ability to speak, read and write fluent Spanish. Positions allocated to this class may require specific knowledge and abilities. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying The selection procedure will consist of an application and supplemental questionnaire evaluation and interviews. Applicants should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of the application and be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position. Each application and supplemental questionnaire will be thoroughly evaluated for satisfaction of minimum qualifications and relevance of educational coursework, training, experience, and knowledge and abilities which relate to the position. Candidates possessing the most appropriate job-related qualifications will be invited to an interview. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation may be required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation.Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOWTOAPPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications including the answers to the supplemental questions as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVEDby the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The Districtprioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people. Please view the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. RECRUITMENTBY Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, with assistance from the County of Sonoma Human Resources Department. 575 Administration Drive, #116B Santa Rosa CA 95403 Phone: (707) 565-2331 Fax: (707) 565-3770 HR Analyst: TF Technician: AC
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 29, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Department of Health Services seeks an experienced candidate for the position of Preparedness Planning and Evaluation Analyst Starting salary up to $90,831/year, a cash allowance of approximately $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package* Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including: An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year County paid premium contribution to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Retirement fully integrated with Social Security Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range *Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.Additional information can foundin the County of Sonoma Salary Resolution . About the Position The Preparedness Planning and Evaluation Analyst (PPEA) researches, plans, develops, analyzes, and evaluates the DHS Preparedness and Response Program to effectively address public health threats, including health emergencies and emerging diseases. This position will develop, implement, evaluate, and update public health preparedness programs, plans, and trainings, includingDepartment Operation Center functions, the Disaster Services Worker Trainingprogram, and the Department's Continuity of Operations Plan which ensure that Department essential functions can be continued throughout, or resumed rapidly after, a disruption of normal activities. To this end, the PPEA will assist with the planning, implementation, and analysis of discussion-based and operations-based exercises, including the creation of exercise plans and after-action reports for exercises and disaster events. Additional responsibilities include: Short- and long-range planning and fund development Processing and monitoring contracts, grants, board items, and requests for proposal/qualifications Planning and facilitating meetings with staff and collaborative partners Acting as a Department liaison at disaster preparedness meetings Supervising and motivating other preparedness staff Reviewing and interpreting disaster preparedness policies and laws The ideal candidates will possess: Knowledge of emergency preparedness and disaster response principles and practices as well as preparedness, response, and recovery responsibilities of local health departments in disaster operations. At least one year of experience in a preparedness and response position in a public health setting with a significant role(i.e., planning section chief) in an Incident Command System (ICS) Successful completion of ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800 trainings Experience leading teams, managing projects, and collaborating with stakeholders which included performance tracking, progress reporting, evaluation, and continuous quality improvement Familiarity with federal health preparedness grants such as PHEP and HPP Excellent written, oral, and public speaking skills with the ability to maintain composure in high-stress situations Experience with statistical analysis software, such as SPSS The Civil Service title for this position is Program Planning and Evaluation Analyst. This list may also be used to fill future full-time, part time, or extra-help positions as they occur during the active status of this list. County employees who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education, training, and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed herein. Normally, graduation from a college or university with a degree in social work, gerontology, psychology, sociology, public health, health science, health education, community health, public policy, public administration, business administration, economics, or a closely related area, and two years of experience in program planning, staff development, program supervision, community organization, and/or analysis of human, health, and/or child support services programs would provide such opportunity. Specific experience related to the assigned division may be required for designated positions. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Considerable knowledge of: the principles and practices of data collection, management, and analysis, program planning, evaluation, needs assessment, and research methodology; project and program management; techniques, principles and work of the assigned program area; social and economic problems that call for the use of public and private county services; legislation and laws that regulate the operations of assigned program areas. Working knowledge of: the principles and practices of grant preparation and review; budgeting and financial analysis including governmental sources of funding; principles, practices and methods of staff development; community resources and service agencies, including both private and other public agencies; the principles and practices of public economic assistance and service programs; principles of effective oral and written communication; effective community engagement and communication strategies and methods; personal computers and data base management systems. Ability to: read, review, research, and analyze information including complex rules and regulations; plan, organize, develop, and carry through research projects effectively; select proper research methodology and apply it to program planning problems; design and evaluate program objectives and procedures; develop and implement training plans and programs to meet program needs; write and speak effectively; translate complex and/or complicated information into clear, concise terminology; understand and use data management systems to collect, manage, retrieve, and analyze quantitative data; present analysis and information visually as well as in writing; work cooperatively with a wide variety of professional and lay persons; work effectively with community groups and organizations; analyze problems and complaints and identify solutions; prepare, interpret and evaluate a variety of narrative and statistical data and reports; understand, interpret and apply procedures, laws, rules and regulations as they apply to assigned area; ensure proper compliance with federal, state and local guidelines, policies, goals, rules and regulations; understand and communicate complex systems and the relationship between a variety of initiatives. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questions will bescored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination.Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: TF HR Technician: AC
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 29, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Sonoma County District Attorney's Office is seeking dedicated, passionate attorneys to join their team. Starting salary up to $50.25/hour ($104,877/year) plus a cash allowance of approximately $600/month* When you join the District Attorney's Office, you become part of a team-oriented group of attorneys dedicated to public service. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including: An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,250 and ongoing education/training opportunities Annual Professional Development benefit of $452 Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year County paid premium contribution to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits Retirement fully integrated with Social Security May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range With time and good performance, the opportunity for advancement to Deputy District Attorney II (up to $115,209) * Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. You'll have the freedom to explore the beauty of our county -its picturesque coastline, majestic redwoods, historic towns, fine dining, award winning wineries, and a wide variety of entertainment and cultural activities.Please visit www.sonomacountyconnections.org and www.santarosachamber.com for additional information about the community. Working for the District Attorney's Office As a Deputy District Attorney I, you will work on assignments involving the preparation and presentation of criminal cases before the court. After completing an orientation and training period, you will be expected to gain experiencehandling all phases of misdemeanor criminal trial practice, appellate, and/or civil practice. As you develop professionally, you will apply your skill, knowledge, and ability in the law,with less supervision. The ideal candidate will possess: Excellent written and oral communication skills The ability to build successful relationships with other staff, the courts, and the general public Exceptional critical thinking skills Completion of a law clerk program in a District Attorney's office is highly desirable This recruitment is being conducted to fill multiple Deputy District Attorney I positions in the District Attorney's Office. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help positions as they occur during the active status of the list. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Professional License: Current active membership in the State Bar of California. Experience: Completion of a law clerk program in a District Attorney's office is highly desirable. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements as required by the State of California may be required to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: the duties, powers, limitations, and authorities of the Office of the District Attorney; the principles of civil or criminal law, principles of trial procedure, and rules of evidence; legal research methods and judicial procedures; written and oral communications, including language mechanics, syntax and English composition. Ability to: research, analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence and precedents to legal problems; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members, departmental representatives, county officials, the courts, law enforcement agency officials, and the general public; understand and accept differences in human behavior, and cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting a Jobwith the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the application, examination, and department selection processes. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questionswill be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION It is the policy of law enforcement departments (Sheriff, District Attorney, and Probation), in the County of Sonoma, that job candidates complete a thorough background investigation process prior to employment. This policy is imperative in order to keep the department's employees and the public safe, and to maintain high standards in the law enforcement community. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. The background investigation will include a thorough assessment of a candidate's personal, employment, educational, criminal, and credit history. The investigation may include, but is not necessarily limited to: use of prescription and/or other drugs, reports from former employers, friends, family members, educational institutions, law enforcement agencies, credit reports, court reports, public records search, and/or other relevant sources. Candidates must be honest and forthcoming about information that may arise during the background process. Deception during any portion of this process is grounds for disqualification, even after employment. Depending on the assignment, candidates may be required to take a pre-employment medical examination and may be required to take a polygraph examination. All candidates for law enforcement positions are required to undergo drug testing as part of the selection process. Additionally, candidates may be required to take a pre-employment psychological and physical abilities examination. The results of these examinations and the background investigation shall be confidential and shall not be available to the candidate for review. Failure to pass the background investigation will eliminate a candidate from the employment process. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. Any issues that arise during the investigation process will be assessed and judgment and discretion will be used to determine the employability of the candidate. Where there is evidence of a candidate's past use of controlled substances, many factors shall be used to determine the employability of the individual such as pattern of use, kind of drug used, circumstances of the start of the drug use, treatment, behavior and attitude since discontinuance, etc. Please note that a history of using controlled substances does not result in automatic disqualification from the selection process. Prior to disqualifying any candidate whose profile falls within the provisions of the policy, the candidate shall be given the opportunity to present any and all evidence of mitigating facts which the candidate feels should be considered by the hiring authority. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: DTS HR Technician: AC
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 27, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Join one of the Nation's Top Leading Fleets as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic Starting salary up to $25.42/hour ($53,054/year) plus a cash allowance of approximately $600/month* County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to a competitive, total compensation package* including: An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $550 and ongoing education/training opportunities Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year County paid premium contribution to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits Retirement fully integrated with Social Security May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range Over the last five years, the General Services Department's Fleet Operations Division has earned 30 international, national, state, regional, and local awards. This position is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic team, and receive on-the-job training towards building your career in heavy equipment maintenance and repair. As a Heavy Equipment Mechanic you will learn to perform a variety of diagnostic, maintenance, and repair tasks, building the skills needed to perform journey level range of field and shop work. Responsibilities will include the service and repair of the County's on/off road equipment, medium/heavy duty trucks, emergency and man-lift vehicles, park and road maintenance equipment, construction equipment, and generators. Additionally,Heavy Equipment Mechanics install, test, and perform technical and mechanical work, and enter data into computer-based, recordkeeping systems.Work is performed both at a maintenance facility and in the field under varying conditions, with occasional weekend work. Currently we are looking for candidates with: Experience diagnosing and repairing medium/heavy duty trucks, and off-road equipment including loaders, backhoes, tractors, trailers, and miscellaneous equipment (e.g. mowers) Certifications in: Automotive Service Excellence, California Council on Diesel Education and Technology, and/or Valid Motor Vehicle Air-Conditioning Systems Knowledge of the theory, maintenance, and repair of diesel equipment particulate matter emission devices and systems Experience participating in the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Basic Inspection of Terminals (BIT) program Experience using computerized maintenance and repair software systems The ability to perform acetylene, arc, and electric welding on various types of metals Strong written and oral communication skills A Class A commercial driver's license is desirable *Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help positions as they occur during the active status of this list. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education & Experience: Any combination of education, experience, and training which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, this would include one year of experience performing routine and preventative maintenance and minor repairs on automobiles, vans, and trucks. Experience with the maintenance and repair of on/off road equipment, is highly desirable. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential functions of the position. State of California Department of Motor Vehicles Class A commercial driver's license is desirable. Special Requirement: Possession of the small and large hand tools necessary to perform all assigned work. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Working knowledge of: methods, tools, testing instruments, parts, and equipment used in the major repair, replacement, installation, and overhaul of on/off road, equipment and medium/heavy duty trucks; safety diagnosis, and prevention maintenance inspection methods and techniques; techniques and methods of repairing, replacing, installing, and overhauling on/off road equipment, trailers, medium/heavy duty trucks, and related component parts, including diesel, gasoline, electric, and alternate fuel engines, carburetors, hydraulic and electrical systems, fuel injection , transmissions, and differentials; the theory, care, and operation of diesel, gasoline, electric, and alternate fuel powered internal combustion engines and mechanical components for the maintenance and repair of on/off road heavy construction equipment and medium/heavy duty trucks. Ability to: service on/off road equipment and perform minor mechanical repairs; demonstrate a mechanical aptitude sufficient to be trained to perform minor and major repairs with minimal supervision; effectively use hand tools, electrical testing instruments, and machines in the repair, replacement, removal, installation, and overhaul of medium/heavy duty trucks and on/off road heavy equipment, including emergency vehicles, man lift vehicles, park maintenance equipment, road maintenance equipment, construction equipment, and generators (both stationary and mobile) , and related component parts; research and identify appropriate replacement parts; perform emission control testing and certification; read and write English: interpret manufacturers' specifications; follow oral and written instructions; use computer systems to access and maintain accurate records, including updates to inventory records, parts orders, time, and billing records,; perform basic arithmetic calculations; work effectively with the customers and vendors; work under varying field and weather conditions and, occasionally, on weekends. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting a Jobwith the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the application, examination, and department selection processes. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questionswill be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule todetermine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information HR Analyst: AK HR Technician: RR
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 26, 2019
Full Time
Position Information THIS RECRUITMENT IS PROMOTIONAL ONLY. YOU MUST PRESENTLY BE A FULL- OR PART-TIME REGULAR OR PROBATIONARY COUNTY OF SONOMA, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, SONOMA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, OR SONOMA COUNTY WATER AGENCY EMPLOYEE IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. General Serviceshas requested a department promotional certification to fill a Senior Project Specialist position. Only qualified permanent and/or probationary General Services employees on the eligible list may be eligible for referral to the department for the advertised position. Senior Project Specialists independently plan and manage a variety of significant capital improvement projects valued in the hundreds of thousands of dollars to multi-million dollar projects. Responsibilities in this position are broad and include delegated authority for all building phases from pre-planning, through construction closeout. Additionally, this position oversees and coordinates the work of project management staff, consultants, construction companies, and other government agencies ensuring work is completed accurately, on-time, and within budget. The ideal candidate will possess: A college degree in architecture, engineering, or construction management; or aCalifornia Professional Architect or Engineer license; or a Certified Construction Manager designation, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and issued by Construction Management Association of America's Construction Management Certification Institute Significant professional project management experience for commercial, institutional, criminal justice, and/or industrial facilities Project schedulingand budget management skills and experience Excellent written and communication skills Experience leading or supervising staff APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education and Training: Possession of a bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management; or a current, valid certificate of registration as an Architect or Engineer issued by the State of California; or possession of a specialized certification or license related to construction or project management; or a general contractor's license would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities stated herein. Experience: Any combination of paid experience that would have provided the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities stated herein. Normally, five years of increasingly responsible experience managing difficult and complex commercial, institutional, or industrial design or construction projects which have included the lead or general supervision of staff. Desirable experience and training with operating computer aided drawing and design (CADD) applications. Experience with project management for the County of Sonoma is also desirable. Required Qualification: Possession of a current, valid certificate of registration as an Architect or Engineer issued by the State of California, or possession of specialized certification or license related to construction, project management, or other relevant field. License: Possession of a valid California license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: the modern principles related to building and facility design, construction, and long-term maintenance; laws ordinances and codes, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, related to design and construction; construction methods and materials and their application to design; and project cost estimating and scheduling techniques; Public Contracts Code and other laws relative to public sector construction; and contract administration. Ability to: read and correctly interpret complex plans and specifications; supervise and work with people in groups and individually; coordinate the work of engineers, architects, contractors and others engaged in the programming, planning, and construction capital improvement and planning projects; plan and organize work projects and make assignments of work in order to meet construction deadlines; use computers and programs including word processing, spreadsheet and project management applications; develop and prepare construction and contract documents; manage several projects concurrently; communicate both orally and in writing at a level commensurate with successful job performance; evaluate and communicate to the employee behavior and performance achievements and areas needing improvement; write concise specifications; develop long-range plans and programs which are in conformance with related County projects and policies; make mathematical calculations; and analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questionsmay be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) may be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: AK HR Technician: RR
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 26, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Join the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office Family - Become a Detention Assistant! Starting salary up to $26.18/hour ($54,640/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!* What We Offer A career with the Sheriff's Office is anything but monotonous. When you join theSonoma County Sheriff's Office,you become part of a strong work familythat makes a differencein ourcommunity.Youcanalso look forward to excellent benefits* including: An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year Shift work differential premium pay (5%-10%) County paid premium contribution to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Retirement fully integrated with Social Security Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range County issued uniforms Onsite workout facilities Working as a Sheriff's Detention Assistant Supportinglaw enforcementis an exciting and challenging opportunity forsomeone whothrives in a fast paced environment. As a Sheriff's Office Detention Assistant you willsupport facility staff, visitors,inmates, and other County personnel by providing a varietyof clerical and store-keeping services related to maintaining the commissary, reading program,clothing issuance, laundry, courier services, and other areas in the adult detention facilities.You will also beresponsible for entering and retrieving data from electronic data processing systems; placing orders and requisitions; receiving, inspecting, and delivering orders; conferring with vendors; performing inventories of stock and surplus property; distributing, organizing, and maintaining reading materials;supervising inmate workers performing laundry or other work, and transporting minimum security inmate work crews between detention facilities. As a condition of employment,Detention Assistantsarerequired to undergo and maintain a Sheriff's Office background clearance, possess a valid driver's license,and: Perform duties whichoften require the exertion of substantial physical effort Lift, push, pull, carry, bend, reach, and stand for extended periods of time Work day, evening, swing, and night shifts; plus weekends, holidays, and overtime Carry and operate a portable radio Wear a uniform, use special/protective equipment, materials, clothing, etc. as needed Although Sheriff's Office Detention Assistants do not perform the full range of inmate supervision responsibilities that are assigned to Correctional Deputies, they are a non-peace officerstaffwho provide a variety of non-technical support services to the staff and inmates in the adult detention facilities. They are also subject to the departmental policies, including uniform requirements andstandards of conduct. For more information about the servicesthe Sheriff's Officeprovides our community, please visit the Sheriff's Office website . *Salary is negotiable. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can foundin the Service Employees International Union Local 1021 Memorandum Of Understanding (SEIU MOU) . APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED Minimum Qualifications Education: The ability to read and write English and make mathematical calculations at a level for successful job performance. Experience: Any combination of experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed herein. Normally, one year of experience in one, or a combination, of the following areas: store keeping, warehousing or retail sales which included ordering, receiving, inventory, distribution and recordkeeping; transportation and delivery services; or laundry operations would provide such an opportunity. Ability to operate a personal computer and a variety of software is highly desirable. Driver's License: Possession of a valid California license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position. Background Requirement: Candidates certified for employment must be willing to undergo an in-depth background investigation, including a criminal histories check, DMV, fingerprints, polygraph, a drug and alcohol usage questionnaire and a medical exam. Applicants who have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state, or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state, or in any jurisdiction which would have been a felony if committed in California, or are under formal probation may be subject to disqualification for this class. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: English grammar, spelling and punctuation and arithmetic; procedures and techniques of requisitioning, receiving, inventorying, stocking, issuing and delivering supplies and materials; the use of electronic information equipment; procedures, chemicals and equipment necessary to operate a high-volume laundry; safety practices and procedures related to commissary, laundry, delivery and related services; security practices within adult detention facilities. Ability to: Effectively read and understand written and oral instructions and communicate effectively with persons of all ages and backgrounds; establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, supervisors, staff, inmates, and service providers; supervise adult inmates; learn and apply departmental policies and procedures; acquire a working knowledge of the materials, supplies, services and equipment handled by the department; follow oral and written instructions and make effective decisions on routine procedural matters; perform routine arithmetic calculations; use electronic information equipment and specific systems as used within the department; enter data accurately; exercise judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving problems; maintain accurate work records manually and on a computer; lift, push, bend, stoop, reach and remain standing for extended periods to perform a variety of manual activities; drive a County vehicle, such as a van or truck; while in uniform work days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays in a maximum security setting with a no-hostage policy; pass a background investigation. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. Supplemental Questionnaire Responses Are Required The supplemental questionnaire is a critical component of your employment application. Responses to supplemental questions will be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. BACKGROUND PROCESS Being part of the Sheriff's Office and being expected to keep the public safe requires a thorough background investigation process. This process includes an assessment of prior work history, verifying educational experiences, court reports, public records searches, understanding past patterns relating to drug usage, financial patterns, etc. This entails gathering a significant amount of information from job candidates and speaking to former employers, friends, family members, etc. Polygraphs, drug tests, and medical, and physical examinations are also part of this process. Candidates must be honest and forthcoming about information that may arise during the background process. Deception during any portion of this process is grounds for disqualification, even after employment. This process can take anywhere from 3-5 months. Many factors are taken into consideration and one should not assume a credit issue or prior drug use is automatically disqualifying. Candidates will be given the opportunity to present mitigating information they feel should be considered. You are encouraged to be as responsive as possible while this process is taking place to help expedite the timeline, and we encourage you to stay patient and interested in this great career opportunity while this process is taking place. Please read the Sheriff's Office Pre-Employment Drug Use Guidelines for further information. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: CG HR Technician: EP
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 22, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Sonoma County Human Services Department is seeking experienced Social Workers ready to make a difference in the lives ofour community'svulnerable adults The Adult & Aging Division (A&A) of the Human Services Department (HSD)is currently recruiting for positions intheir Adult Protective Services unit, as well as the Multipurpose Senior Services Program. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) positions as they occur during the active status of the list. Qualified County employees who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment. The Benefits of County Employment When you join HSD,you become part of a strong work familythat makes a differencein lives of ourcommunity. We offer opportunities for growth, development, andthe ability to be a part of a rewarding work environment. You can also look forward to excellent benefits,* including: A cash allowance of approximately $600 per month in addition to your salary Callback - Emergency Response Program pay An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year County paid premium contribution to several health plan options May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits A defined benefit retirement planfully integrated with Social Security About the Positions Adult & Aging Social Worker IVsprovidea full range of social services to protect older and dependent adults from neglect, abuse, or exploitation; and provide case management services for elders and adults with disabilities who need support to stay safely in the community.These positions haveresponsibility for an assigned caseload of clients, whichrequire extensive training and experience in case management and in the development of risk assessments, service plans, and community resources. Ideal candidates will possess: AMaster's Degree in Social Work, Gerontology, or a related field Experience working with frail, low income, elderly populations, and people with disabilities Community care coordination, mental health, and counseling experience Previous experience conducting home visits with older adults and people with disabilities Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking abilities Adult Protective Services(APS) A&A Social Worker IVs assigned to this unitwork in a fast paced, dynamic environment that requires a high tolerance for changing priorities in workload and exposure to traumatic situations in the community.These positionsmay be assigned to work from the Santa Rosa or Petaluma offices. Current fundingis in place for this APS positionthrough June 30, 2021.Duties may include: Intake Receiving reports of suspected elder and dependent abuse, neglect or self-neglect throughthe intake process Conducting interviews and providing crisis counseling with reporting parties to collect detailed information; providing information and referrals Cross reporting to law enforcement and assisting with determining response based on jurisdiction and risk; collaborating with other professional disciplines to intervene in cases of abuse and neglect Investigation Investigating suspected incidents of elder and dependent adult abuse, neglect, or self-neglect Conducting home visits, risk assessments, creating person-centered service plans, and documenting case details within required time frames Working collaboratively with community partners, such as law enforcement, the District Attorney, hospitals, and other social services agencies Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) The MSSP is a care management service for Sonoma County seniors age 65 and older who are eligible for Medi-Cal, are in frail health, low income and/or are at risk of going to a nursing home. In collaborationwith a public health nurse,A&A Social WorkerIVsassigned to this program work with clients, family members, and others to determine whatserviceswill make the clients stay at home as safe and independent as possible, and then coordinates these services. *Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can be found in the Service Employees International Union Local 1021 Memorandum Of Understanding (SEIU MOU) . The Civil Service title for these positions is Social Service Worker IV. The Adultand Aging Division The Adult and Aging Division (A&A) assists and advocates for safety, health, dignity, and independence of older adults and persons with disabilities.A&A focuses on protective, supportive social services, as well ascommunity advocacy and coordination. The Division includes theSonoma County Area Agency on Aging program, and itsAdvisory Council, which plan, coordinate, and allocate Older American Act funds for services for persons 60 years of age and older in Sonoma County.For additional information about the A&A, please visit our website . APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, this includes a Master's Degree in social work, or a Master's Degree from a two-year counseling program; OR Graduation from college, with a degree in social work, sociology, psychology or other behavioral science; and five years of progressively responsible experience in a public welfare agency, two of which were at the level of Social Service Worker III would provide such opportunity OR Academic coursework at a college or university in social work, psychology, sociology, and other behavior sciences; and six years of progressively responsible experience in a social work agency, at least three of which were at a level of Social Service Worker III would provide such opportunity. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Thorough knowledge of: the principles and application of psychology of individual and group behavior, community services, and social work methods; social casework goals, principles and methods; the intent and appropriate application of laws, rules, regulations, policies governing operation of public social service agencies; physical and mental illness and their impact on personality. Working knowledge of: problem solving and counseling techniques. Considerable knowledge of: socioeconomic factors, which promote stable family life and elements which affect daily stability. Ability to: use social work methods and evaluation; crisis intervention and therapeutic social work counseling; communicate with, relate to, a varied client group; work constructively within an agency and community setting; effectively use consultative supervision resources, services; control personal bias and apply social work ethics; keep records and prepare records. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questions will be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination.Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: JL HR Technician: RR
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 22, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures seeks an Agricultural Inspector to join our team! Starting salary up to $27.76/hour ($57,938/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive, total compensation package!* If you are interested in applying at the II and/or III levels of these opportunities, you must apply to the separate recruitments being conducted for each level. This recruitment is being conducted to fill a full-time Agricultural Inspectorin the Agriculture Division. This is the entry and trainee level in the series. Initially, tasks are performed under close supervision of a licensed inspector. As skills are developed, Inspector Isare assigned routine inspections. This level requires no initial licenses; however, at least two licenses must be obtained within two years of initial hire and prior to promotion to the II level. Typical duties include: Conducting surveillance and/or inspections of pesticide application methods, dealers, storage areas and equipment, pest control businesses, and worker safety training records Preparing notices of violation, civil fines, and enforcement referrals Collecting, maintaining, and transferring investigative samples to State laboratories Inspecting agricultural commodities and quarantining commodities, or entire areas, as necessary to protect against injurious pathogens or destructive organisms Inspecting Sonoma County organic producers for compliance with Federal and State organic standards, and/or inspects farmers' markets The ideal candidate will possess: The desire for a fast-paced work environment, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task A high level of integrity, professionalism, and excellent customer service skills The ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment Good judgment and the ability to make sound decisions, particularly in contentious compliance situations Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Geographical Information System applications Please Note: The State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) oversees the licensing for this classification.To meet the qualifications for this recruitment, candidates must fulfill the current requirements to be admitted to the CDFA licensure examinations. At this time, candidates must meet one of the following criteria. Possess one or more valid statewide specific category licenses as a County Agricultural Inspector/Biologist: or Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college with specialization in one of the following areas of discipline: Agricultural, Biological, Chemical, or Physical Science; Mathematics; or Statistics, OR a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college with a minimum of 30 semester units (or equivalent) in one or any combination from the same areas of discipline. For the most recent updates about licensing requirements, please visit their website at: https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/exec/county/County_Liaison.html Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures This is a small but mighty department, which thrives ondeveloping cooperative working relationships with the community and other regulatory agencies. The Department's mission is to promote and protect agriculture, the health and safety of our community, environment, and economy through education and the enforcement of laws and regulations of the California Food and Agriculture Code, the Business and Professions Code,and the California Code ofRegulations. The Department employs a full-time staff of 36+, with the main office in Santa Rosa and satellite offices in Sonoma andPetaluma. Agriculture is one of the main industries in Sonoma County and is a vital component to the County's economy. Through education and outreach, the department strives to provide the information necessary for growers and others to comply with the laws and regulations we enforce. Through inspections and enforcement, the Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measuresensures equity in the marketplace and the safety of workers, the public, and the environment. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help vacancies as they occur during the active status of the list in the Agricultural Division. The Civil Service title for this position is Agricultural Biologist/Standards Specialist I. County employees who wish to be considered for future vacancies should consider applying to this recruitment. Bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates are encouraged to apply. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Agriculture Biologist: - Graduation with a B.S. or B.A. degree from a four year college with major work in agriculture or the biological sciences or other degrees approved by the California Secretary of Food and Agriculture. NOTE: State law requires college graduation in agriculture or the biological sciences for admission to the licensing examinations for County Agricultural Biologist. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level, including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position. Some positions require possession of a Class B California driver license. Some positions require possession of the Hazardous Materials and Tank Vehicle Endorsements to a valid driver license. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: basic mathematics; principles of botany, entomology, plant pathology, chemistry and related laboratory techniques; federal, state and local regulations, laws and procedures in the functional area of agricultural, weights and measures, hazardous material and fire safety inspection and enforcement; the agricultural industry of Sonoma County; principles of sanitation when handling and testing food products; universal pricing code look up systems; California Vehicle Code pertaining to class A and B drivers license, including hazardous materials endorsements. Ability to: make mathematical computations; read, understand and interpret technical material, including laws, regulations and lab analysis; effectively use data processing equipment and systems; collect and organize field information, write clear and concise reports and maintain records; learn to conduct a wide range of agricultural, hazardous material and fire safety or weights and measures inspection and enforcement functions; use and maintain department equipment; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships; follow oral and written instructions; analyze situations accurately and recommend appropriate action; communicate tactfully and effectively with the public, co-workers, consumers and industry representatives to provide information or obtain compliance with enforcement actions; and lift and carry 50 pound objects or containers for short distances. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questions will be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination.Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: AK HR Technician: RR
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 22, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures seeks an Agricultural Inspector to join our team! Starting salary up to $31.79/hour ($66,349/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive, total compensation package!* If you are interested in applying at the I and/or III levels of these opportunities, you must apply to the separate recruitments being conducted for each level. This recruitment is being conducted to fill a full-time Agricultural Inspector in the Agriculture Division. At the II level, Inspectors begin to independently perform field inspections and investigations within their areas of required licensure and may lead a small program. All required licenses must be obtained within 24 months of appointment at the II level and prior to promotion to the III level. Typical duties include: Conducting surveillance and/or inspections of pesticide application methods, dealers, storage areas and equipment, pest control businesses, and worker safety training records Preparing notices of violation, civil fines, and enforcement referrals Collecting, maintaining, and transferring investigative samples to State laboratories Inspecting agricultural commodities and quarantining commodities, or entire areas, as necessary to protect against injurious pathogens or destructive organisms Inspecting Sonoma County organic producers for compliance with Federal and State organic standards, and/or inspects farmers' markets The ideal candidate will possess: The desire for a fast-paced work environment, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task A high level of integrity, professionalism, and excellent customer service skills The ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment Good judgment and the ability to make sound decisions, particularly in contentious compliance situations Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Geographical Information System applications The State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture oversees the licensing for this classification. For the most recent updates about licensing requirements, please visit their website at: https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/exec/county/County_Liaison.html Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures This is a small but mighty department which thrives ondeveloping cooperative working relationships with the community and other regulatory agencies. The Department's mission is to promote and protect agriculture, the health and safety of our community, environment, and economy through education and the enforcement of laws and regulations of the California Food and Agriculture Code, the Business and Professions Code,and the California Code ofRegulations. The Department employs a full-time staff of 36+, with the main office in Santa Rosa and satellite offices in Sonoma andPetaluma. Agriculture is one of the main industries in Sonoma County and is a vital component to the County's economy. Through education and outreach, the department strives to provide the information necessary for growers and others to comply with the laws and regulations we enforce. Through inspections and enforcement, the Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measuresensures equity in the marketplace and the safety of workers, the public, and the environment. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help vacancies as they occur during the active status of the list in the Agricultural Division. The Civil Service title for this position is Agricultural Biologist/Standards Specialist II. County employees who wish to be considered for future vacancies should consider applying to this recruitment. Bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates are encouraged to apply. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications One year of experience as a Biologist Specialist I in the enforcement of agricultural laws and regulations. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position. Some positions require possession of a valid Class B California driver license. Some positions require possession of the Hazardous Materials, Tank Vehicle Endorsements to a valid driver license. Other Licenses: Two licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture in agricultural inspection, one of which needs to be Pesticide Regulation. NOTE: Employees appointed to positions in this job class are expected to obtain additional licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture in weights and measures or agricultural inspection, as required for the Biologist/Standards Specialist III level, within twenty-four (24) months of appointment at the II level. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Working knowledge of: Basic mathematics; principles of botany, entomology, plant pathology and related laboratory techniques; Federal, state and local regulations, laws and procedures in the functional area of agricultural and hazardous material and fire safety inspection and enforcement; the agricultural industry of Sonoma County; principles of sanitation when handling and testing food products; universal pricing code look up systems; California Vehicle Code pertaining to class A and B drivers license, including hazardous materials endorsements; and rules of evidence, investigative techniques and court procedures. Ability to: Make mathematical computations; read, understand and interpret technical material including laws and regulations; collect and organize field information, write clear and concise reports and maintain records; effectively use data processing equipment and systems; learn to conduct a wide range of agricultural, hazardous material and fire safety or weights and measures inspection and enforcement functions; offer technical assistance and direction to subordinates; use and maintain department equipment including sensitive weighing and measuring devices; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships; follow oral and written instructions; analyze situations accurately and recommend appropriate action; communicate tactfully and effectively with the public, co-workers, consumers and industry representatives to provide information or obtain compliance with enforcement actions; and lift and carry 50 pound objects or containers for short distances. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questions will be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination.Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: AK HR Technician: RR
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 22, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures seeks an Agricultural Inspector to join our team! Starting salary up to $35.01/hour ($73,070/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive, total compensation package!* If you are interested in applying at the I and/or IIlevels of these opportunities, you must apply to the separate recruitments being conducted for each level. This recruitment is being conducted to fill a full-time Agricultural Inspector in the Agriculture Division.At the III level, Inspectors have full licensure in all areas of inspection for their division assignment, and independently perform field inspections and investigations within their areas of required licensure. Inspectors exercise a fair amount of independent judgment and initiative. All required licenses must be obtained prior to being hired at the III level. Additionally,Agricultural Inspector IIIs maylead programs, provide lead direction to a group of inspectors, or act as a team coordinator, and be assigned to a specialty area within the department. Typical duties include: Conducting surveillance and/or inspections of pesticide application methods, dealers, storage areas and equipment, pest control businesses, and worker safety training records Preparing notices of violation, civil fines, and enforcement referrals Collecting, maintaining, and transferring investigative samples to State laboratories Inspecting agricultural commodities and quarantining commodities, or entire areas, as necessary to protect against injurious pathogens or destructive organisms Inspecting Sonoma County organic producers for compliance with Federal and State organic standards, and/or inspects farmers' markets The ideal candidate will possess: The desire for a fast-paced work environment, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task A high level of integrity, professionalism, and excellent customer service skills The ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment Good judgment and the ability to make sound decisions, particularly in contentious compliance situations Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Geographical Information System applications The State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture oversees the licensing for this classification. For the most recent updates about licensing requirements, please visit their website at: https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/exec/county/County_Liaison.html Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures This is a small but mighty department, which thrives ondeveloping cooperative working relationships with the community and other regulatory agencies. The Department's mission is to promote and protect agriculture, the health and safety of our community, environment, and economy through education and the enforcement of laws and regulations of the California Food and Agriculture Code, the Business and Professions Code,and the California Code ofRegulations. The Department employs a full-time staff of 36+, with the main office in Santa Rosa and satellite offices in Sonoma andPetaluma. Agriculture is one of the main industries in Sonoma County and is a vital component to the County's economy. Through education and outreach, the department strives to provide the information necessary for growers and others to comply with the laws and regulations we enforce. Through inspections and enforcement, the Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measuresensures equity in the marketplace and the safety of workers, the public, and the environment. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help vacancies as they occur during the active status of the list in the Agricultural Division. The Civil Service title for this position is Agricultural Biologist/Standards Specialist III. County employees who wish to be considered for future vacancies should consider applying to this recruitment. Bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates are encouraged to apply. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Two years of experience in the enforcement of agricultural laws and regulations. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position. If assigned to weights and measures inspection, possession of a valid Class B California driver license and Hazardous Materials and Tank Vehicle Endorsements is required within one year of appointment to this class. Other Licenses: Licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture in: 1) Pest Prevention & Plant Regulation; 2) Pesticide Regulation; 3) Environmental Monitoring and Investigation; 4) Commodity Regulation; 5) Integrated Pest Management. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Working knowledge of : basic mathematics; principles of physical science and/or principles of botany, entomology, plant pathology and related laboratory techniques or depending on area of specialization; Federal, state and local regulations, laws and procedures in the functional area of agricultural or weights and measures, hazardous material and fire safety inspection and enforcement; the agricultural industry of Sonoma County; principles of sanitation when handling and testing food products; universal pricing code look up systems; California Vehicle Code pertaining to class A and B drivers license, including hazardous materials endorsements. Ability to : make mathematical computations; read, understand and interpret technical material including laws and regulation; collect and organize field information, write clear and concise reports and maintain records; effectively use data processing equipment and systems; conduct a wide range of agricultural, hazardous material and fire safety or weights and measures inspection and enforcement functions; offer technical assistance and direction to subordinates; use and maintain department equipment including sensitive weighing and measuring devices; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships; follow oral and written instructions; analyze situations accurately and recommend appropriate action; communicate tactfully and effectively with the public, co-workers, consumers and industry representatives to provide information or obtain compliance with enforcement actions; lift and move 50 pound objects or containers for short distances; operate a heavy weight truck. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questions will be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination.Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: AK HR Technician: RR
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 22, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District (Ag + Open Space) seeks candidates with strongtechnical, organizational, social, and project managementskills for a Senior Planner position. In collaboration with other staff, the APOSD Senior Plannerwill develop and analyze data in support of Ag + Open Space planning and prioritization needs; oversee and manage complex spatial and non-spatial databases; develop reports, maps, and other planning documents; perform GIS analysis and mapping; procure professional consultant services; and lead stakeholder meetings and input processes, including those required by the California Environmental Quality Act. In addition, thisposition will support and train other colleagues in the agency. The ideal candidate will be a team player and a strategic problem solver with the ability to identify opportunities for improving processes and procedures to enhance organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess: Positive leadership, mentorship, andcommunication skills to work effectively with internal and external partners and the community A passion for conserving natural and agricultural land for future generations combined with experience working with public agencies and non-profit organizations in land conservation, land use planning, and natural resource conservation An understanding of emerging policy issues affecting land conservation, including land use, habitat protection, water quality and quantity, sustainable agricultural and forest land management, and climate change Experience with grant funding programs, policy and legislation Experience with procurement and contracting processes The ability to make effective and engaging presentations before boards, committees and citizen's groups About Ag + Open Space Our mission is topermanently preserve the diverse agricultural, natural resource and scenic open space lands of Sonoma County for future generations. Created in 1990 by Sonoma County voters, Ag + Open Space has protected over 114,000 acres of land to date through conservation easements and outright purchase. Ag + Open Space is a county-wide dependent special district funded by a voter-approved quarter cent sales tax, with the County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors serving as the District's ex officio Board of Directors. In 2006, voters reauthorized the sales tax for another 20 years, through 2031. Please visit the Ag + Open Space website for more information. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and work experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed herein. Normally, this would include a Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, with coursework in conservation planning, ecology, geography, environmental science, resource management, landscape architecture, or other related fields, and three years of experience involving increasingly responsible project management in open space planning, preferably in a governmental, non-profit land trust, land management, or similar organization. Significant coursework in and/or experience with GIS and experience working in a lead capacity are highly desirable. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Considerable knowledge of: advanced principles, methods, theories, practices, and techniques of conservation and land steward planning and practices, including landscape ecology, spatial analysis, resource management, urban and regional land use, and design review; urban and rural land use planning; research methods and protocols, conservation tools, data, models, software and hardware, and of standard statistical methods and procedures as they apply to the use of socio-economic and environmental data; applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility. Working knowledge of: administrative principles and practices, including project management, and the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs; operations, services, and activities of a conservation planning, stewardship, open space management, resource management and protection, and land use planning program; general principles of risk management related to the functions of the assigned area; negotiation techniques and strategies; techniques for effectively representing the District in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations; use of GIS, GPS, and related software and hardware to collect data, perform analyses, and prepare maps and reports; modern office practices, methods, and use of both computer equipment and applications related to the work. Knowledge of: principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review, evaluation, and training of staff in work procedures. Ability to: develop multi-objective plans based on current science and methods; utilize current tools, models, hardware, and software to effectively implement conservation plans and District mission; evaluate graphic design and site plans; effectively plan, organize, and carry through research and analysis projects; plan, organize, assign, and review the work of staff; train staff in work procedures; effectively present the results of research and analyses in oral, written, and graphic form; read and interpret maps and legal property descriptions; problem solve and understand, interpret, and explain a wide variety of laws, ordinances, codes, rules, and regulations relating to land use issues; work effectively with and advise appointed citizens' advisory committees and groups and various official boards; prepare clear and concise written reports; perform difficult, complex, and specialized planning studies and projects with a great deal of independence; establish and maintain effective working relationships with District and County employees, representatives of other public agencies, and the general public; use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within District policy, procedural, and legal guidelines; utilize electronic information systems and analyze and interpret such information; use GIS, GPS, and related software and hardware to collect data, perform analyses, and prepare maps and reports. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying The selection procedure will consist of an application with supplemental questionnaire evaluation and interviews. Applicants should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of the application and be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position. Each application and supplemental questionnaire will be thoroughly evaluated for satisfaction of minimum qualifications and relevance of educational coursework, training, experience, and knowledge and abilities; which relate to the position. Candidates possessing the most appropriate job-related qualifications will be invited to an interview. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation may be required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation.Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOWTOAPPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications including the answers to the supplemental questions as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVEDby the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The Districtprioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people. Please view the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. RECRUITMENTBY Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, with assistance from the County of Sonoma Human Resources Department 575 Administration Drive, #116B Santa Rosa CA 95403 Phone: (707) 565-2331 Fax: (707) 565-3770 HR Analyst: TF Technician: AC
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 21, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Join the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office as a Detention Specialist, and start a career supporting your community! Starting salary up to $24.60/hour ($51,343/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!* What We Offer The County of Sonoma offers a challenging and rewarding work environment, the satisfaction of knowing that you're working to better the community, and benefits, including*: An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities Differential pay for swing and graveyard shifts Premium payof $1.15/hour, in addition to the hourly pay rate, for bilingual assignments Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year County paid premium contribution to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits Retirement fully integrated with Social Security May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Onsite workout facilities Eligibility for a 5% salary increase after 1040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a 5% salary increase for good performanceevery year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range With experience and good work performance, career advancement to Detention Specialist II ($56,331/year) Working as a Sheriff's Detention Specialist Supportinglaw enforcementis an exciting and challenging opportunity forsomeone whothrives in a fast paced environment.The Sheriff's Detention Specialistswork in County detention facilities, alongsidelaw enforcement and interact withincarcerated individuals, learning to performthe full range of administrative, clerical, and legal document processing duties related to booking, custody alternatives, records processing, and reception. As Detention Specialists gainexperience and seniority, they gain more flexibility in selecting different shifts and the opportunityto promoteto Detention Specialist II. To be a successful Detention Specialist you must: Work swiftly, in stressful situations, to manage multiple requests at one time Remain calm, clear, and in control when working with difficult or irate individuals Demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team Possess effective problem-solving skills, empathy, patience, anda common sense approach tosupporting customers needs Have strong customer service experience. Cash handling experience is highly desired Being a Sheriff's Detention Specialist can be demanding, but for those who have passion for this work, you will be rewarded with camaraderie andtheability to help others in your community. Although these positions require minimal or no physical contact with inmates, Detention Specialist dowork in close proximity to and interact with inmates (e.g., answering questions, exchanging paperwork and property, etc.). Detention Specialists are required to work day, swing, and graveyard shifts, weekends, holidays, other shift assignments, and overtime. They are also subject to the departmental policies, including uniform requirements andstandards of conduct. *Salary is negotiable. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can foundin the Service Employees International Union Local 1021 Memorandum Of Understanding (SEIU MOU) . Bilingual positions require English and Spanish skills at either the basic (conversational) or fluent (reading, writing, and conversational) level. A bilingual examination will be conducted prior to employment to confirm level of skill. The bilingual premium pay begins upon the assignment of a bilingual caseload. The Civil Service title of this position is Detention Specialist I. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience : Any combination of education and work experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed herein. Normally, this would include one year of clerical work experience in an office providing substantial customer service. Additional Requirements: Candidates certified for employment must be willing to undergo and successfully complete thorough background investigation conducted by the Sheriff's Office. Additionally, candidates must be willing to work in uniform, and willing to work all shifts, including days, evenings, nights, weekdays, weekends, holidays, and overtime. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of : general clerical and office practices and procedures; word processing and other data processing programs used in a business office; basic arithmetic, English grammar, vocabulary, spelling, punctuation, and composition. Ability to : learn to interpret laws, procedures, policies and rules related to Sheriff Office's detention facilities; effectively deal with irate individuals in difficult situations; identify potentially dangerous situations and react quickly and calmly in emergency situations; learn procedures used in maintaining security of a detention facility; perform several tasks simultaneously amid noise and interruption; maintain accurate records; understand and follow oral and written instructions; make decisions in routine procedural matters; demonstrate good judgment while working within the guidelines of established policies and procedures; communicate clearly and effectively with people of all ages and backgrounds; establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with staff, public, and outside agencies; learn to interpret, explain, and apply specific statutes, codes, laws, regulations, and procedures; learn to maintain complex legal record and databases; learn to locate, identify, and correct technical inaccuracies; make accurate arithmetic calculations; operate a variety of office equipment. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. Supplemental Questionnaire Responses Are Required The supplemental questionnaire is a critical component of your employment application. Responses to supplemental questions will be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. BACKGROUND PROCESS Being part of the Sheriff's Office and being expected to keep the public safe requires a thorough background investigation process. This process includes an assessment of prior work history, verifying educational experiences, court reports, public records searches, understanding past patterns relating to drug usage, financial patterns, etc. This entails gathering a significant amount of information from job candidates and speaking to former employers, friends, family members, etc. Polygraphs, drug tests, and medical, and physical examinations are also part of this process. Candidates must be honest and forthcoming about information that may arise during the background process. Deception during any portion of this process is grounds for disqualification, even after employment. This process can take anywhere from 3-5 months. Many factors are taken into consideration and one should not assume a credit issue or prior drug use is automatically disqualifying. Candidates will be given the opportunity to present mitigating information they feel should be considered. You are encouraged to be as responsive as possible while this process is taking place to help expedite the timeline, and we encourage you to stay patient and interested in this great career opportunity while this process is taking place. Please read the Sheriff's Office Pre-Employment Drug Use Guidelines for further information. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: CG HR Technician: EP
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 21, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The County of Sonoma is pleased to accept applications for Deputy Emergency Services Coordinator positions. Starting salary up to $84,465/year, Plus, a cash allowance of approximately $600/month, and a comprehensive benefits package Deputy Emergency Services Coordinators (DESCs) plan, develop, coordinate, and train stakeholder groups on a variety of emergency-related programs and projects in the Department of Emergency Management. Positions are currently open in the Divisions of Emergency Managementand Community Alert and Warning. The ideal candidates will possess: Significant emergency management program experience, including experience in long/or large scale emergencies and/or disasters Emergency Management and/or Public Alert and Warning System coursework The ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, and establish and maintain cooperative relationships with government agencies, community groups, and other stakeholders Experience maintaining a community emergency alert and warning program systems and emergency-related information technology, software, and hardware Bilingual English/Spanish Skills are desirable Emergency Management Division This Division is responsible for maintaining, coordinating, and directing the functions of the Operational Area Emergency Operations Center (EOC).DESCs in this division develop, prepare, and implement emergency plans in response to all hazards and disasters. Additionally, they: Ensure plans comply with state and federal requirements, and recommend emergency services policies and procedures Administer volunteer programs, and coordinate and supervise volunteers Design, execute, and evaluate tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercises Develop and conduct public information campaigns Present to government, community, and neighborhood groups Attend and staff emergency management committees Represent the County at local, State, and Federal meetings, conferences, and workshops Advise and support member agencies of the Sonoma Operational Area Joint Powers Authority Community Alert & Warning Division This division is responsible for maintaining the appropriate operational area and local jurisdictional governance, policies, and procedures for conducting integrated alert and warning functions. The DESCin this Division also: Assists with the development of notification and communication standards, protocols, and processes including issuing, correcting, and canceling alerts Maintains operational readiness coordination and integration of alert and warning systems, technology, and supporting structures Maintains and tests systems; identifying, monitoring, and tracking system availability, performance, and system problems Develops contingency plans to cover system failure scenarios and recovery and restoration procedures Coordinates preparedness and incident activations Proactively identifiesthreats to communications and areas that are at risk for hazards and large-scale emergencies Determiningwarning system requirements in high-risk areas Integrates emergency-related information into GIS system Participates in advisory committees or other related working groups Department of Emergency Management The newly establishedDepartment of EmergencyManagement is committed to improving thepreparednessandresilienceof the community.The Department's purpose is to increase the County's capabilities to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from county-wide emergencies and disasters. In support of this mission, the Department of Emergency Management is responsible for developing and supporting emergency operation plans for the County, cities, and districts; developing and conducting training and educational outreach programs related to emergency preparedness to the community; and serving as the primary coordination point between County emergency management and Federal, State, and neighboring agencies. The Emergency Management Department also oversees the County's Emergency Operations Center. County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to a competitive, total compensation package, including*: A cash allowance of approximately $600/month An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,500, and ongoing education/training opportunities Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional8 floating holiday hours per year County paid premium contribution to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Retirement fully integrated with Social Security Eligibility for a salary increase after 1040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range *Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help positions as they occur during the active status of the list. County employees who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment . APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE MANDATORY SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education: Academic course work and training which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, academic course work and training in public administration, business administration, fire or police science would provide such opportunity. Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Typically, two years of administrative, operational or management experience in a large organization including planning and development of administrative or operational procedures/policies, program analysis in areas of emergency services, or closely related field. Desirable Qualification: Completion of the following courses: Standardized Emergency Management System position training, Exercise Design Course, Emergency Public Information Officer Workshop, and Federal Emergency Management Agency Professional Development Training Series. Experience or training gained as a member of a public safety agency such as fire services, law enforcement, emergency medical services, 911 dispatch, or military service. License: Possession of the appropriate valid California driver's license may be required by the State of California to perform the duties of the position. Probationary Period: Individuals hired into this job class will serve one year probationary period. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: Federal and state disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation programs; federal, state, and local regulations, practices and standards relating to emergency management; contemporary principles, practices, and theory of management techniques; and organization, functions, and activities of county government. Ability to: Identify potential hazards and recommend necessary preparedness and response actions to protect public safety and property; maintain effective working relationships; work effectively without close supervision and manage multiple projects concurrently; exercise judgment and initiative during stressful emergency situations and adopt effective courses of action; react quickly, efficiently, and calmly in an emergency situation; demonstrate tact and professional demeanor; communicate effectively orally and in writing at a level commensurate with successful job performance; maintain records and prepare reports and briefings; interpret a variety of codes, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to emergency management; use a wide variety of computer software applications and systems. Demonstrated ability to be flexible and willingness to work effectively under adverse physical and/or mental conditions as needed during emergency response to include: inclement weather, environments subject to sudden changes and/or extremes, noise, close/confined quarters, response equipment and stressful situations; travel for extensive periods at any time emergencies arise, including weekends and holidays; and work odd hours and long shifts. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting a Jobwith the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the application, examination, and department selection processes. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questionswill be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: AK HR Technician: RR
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 06, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Join a collegial team of attorneys and staff committed to public service and quality of life in beautiful Sonoma County! Starting salary up to $65.57/hour ($11,404/month), plus a cash allowance of approximately $600/month County Counsel's Land Use Practice Group seeks highly motivated, career-oriented attorneys with excellent research and writing skills, the ability to think strategically and creatively, and the desire to assume responsibility and work cooperatively on complex, fast-moving projects. Benefits Count y of Sonoma Puts to Work for You In addition to a generous starting salary, working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be part of a challenging and rewarding work environment and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can looking forward to excellent benefits* including: An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,500 Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year County paid premium contribution to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post- retirement employee health insurance/benefits A retirement plan fully integrated with Social Security May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range Flexible work schedule When you join the County of Sonoma, you'll also have the freedom to explore the beauty of our county; with its picturesque coastline, majestic redwoods, historic towns, fine dining, award winning wineries, and a wide variety of entertainment and cultural activities. Please visit www.sonomacountyconnections.org for additional information about the community. About the Position The County Counsel's Office is organized into five practice groups: litigation, infrastructure, health & human services, land use, and recovery & resiliency (created following the 2017 fires). The present opening is in the Land Use Practice Group, which provides legal advice to the Board of Supervisors, Planning Department, and the various bodies it supports, including the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments. The Land Use Practice Group advise on general public law issues, including the application of local agency police power, general plan, zoning, and other land use regulations, including constitutional matters of due process, equal protection, takings, freedom of religion and speech, federal or state preemption, public trust, and vested rights. Counsel in this group also provide advice in specialized areas, including: the Coastal Act, the Subdivision Map Act, Land Conservation Act (Williamson Act), Surface Mining & Reclamation Act, Building & Housing regulations including the Health & Safety code, affordable housing regulations, Cannabis law, Telecommunications law, Timberland Productivity Act, hazard mitigation planning, and Permit Streamlining Act. Counsel draft restrictions on property, and other real property documents, as needed. Counsel provide legal services and advice in all aspects of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and other certified regulatory programs, and other specialized areas of Environmental law such as: Endangered Species Acts, Fish & Game Code protected species, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Clean Water Act (401, 404, NPDES permits generally and storm water), lake and streambed alteration issues (Fish & Game Code Section 1602), historic preservation law, tribal cultural resources (AB 52 tribal consultation), environmental contamination/ brownfields, Code Enforcement, Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), SB 375 and California transportation planning law. The workload is expected to be a mix of advisory/transactional work and may include litigation in state or federal court as needed. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience in private development or public project review, CEQA compliance, cannabis law, telecommunications law, planning & zoning laws, the Coastal Act, California Building Code, housing law, Public Records Act, and/or constitutional and general public laws. Experience in drafting and interpreting land use ordinances, plans, and policies. Experience appearing before and/or advising administrative bodies. Experience preparing and presenting civil cases before State and Federal courts. Exceptional research and writing skills. Proven ability to creatively solve problems. Demonstrated initiative in learning new things. The ability to work effectively in teams and independently. A record of excellent academic achievement. The Office of Count y Counsel The Sonoma County Office of County Counsel is committed to providing the highest quality legal representation and advice, in a timely and responsive manner, to assist the County, its governing Board of Supervisors, and other clients. The Office works to promote the public interest, achieve programmatic and strategic goals, and protect financial resources. County Counsel is the primary provider of legal services to the Board of Supervisors, County departments, the Grand Jury, and over 25 special districts, including Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA), Sonoma County Employees' Retirement Association (SCERA), Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO), and the Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA). The Office provides legal staff to many County commissions, and its attorneys regularly provide counsel to the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Civil Service Commission, and Board of ZoningAdjustments at public meetings and hearings. In addition to providing daily advice on issues such as contract compliance, employment conditions, public works, and land use planning, County Counsel attorneys regularly appear in court on behalf of County departments in such matters as juvenile dependency cases, code enforcement actions, bail recovery, and mental health competency hearings. County Counsel either directly handles or coordinates outside counsel in the defense of all claims filed against the County, and proactively works with departments to minimize risk and assist in policy development and implementation. The Office of approximately 30 attorneys and 7 support staff places a high value on its collegial atmosphere and commitment to providing excellent legal services. It is structured into four practice groups: Health and Human Services; Infrastructure and Public Resources; Land Use; and Litigation. Each Group is supervised by a Chief Deputy County Counsel and overall office supervision functions through the Assistant County Counsel and County Counsel. All staff is relied upon to work independently, meet client needs, and exercise sound judgment. *Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can found in the County of SonomaSalary Resolution . The employment list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) positions as they occur during the active status of the list. The Civil Service title for this position is Deputy County Counsel III. County employees who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, two years of legal experience practicing civil law as a licensed attorney, at least one year of which was with a public agency performing duties comparable to a Deputy County Counsel II; or comparable experience in private practice. Professional License : Current active membership in the State Bar of California. License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Considerable knowledge of: written and oral communications, including language mechanics, syntax and English composition; the principles and application of civil law; legal research methods; the duties, powers, limitations and authorities of the Office of the County Counsel; trial and hearing procedures and rules of evidence; the organization, powers, and limitations of local governmental functions; the statutory and constitutional laws of the State of California. Ability to: research, analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence and precedents to legal problems; prepare, present and conduct cases of law in court; present statements of law, fact and argument clearly and logically in written and oral form; develop and maintain effective relationships with other staff members, departmental representatives, county officials, members of advisory and policy-making bodies, the courts and the public; analyze and draft ordinances and regulations. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting a Jobwith the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the application, examination, and department selection processes. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Responses to supplemental questionswill be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: DTS HR Technician: AC
Sonoma County, CA Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Jun 06, 2019
Variable Shift
Position Information The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures seeks multiple Agricultural Program Assistants - Extra-Help. Agricultural Program Assistants are an integral part of the Commissioner's Pest Detection Trapping Program. They work 40 hours per week through the completion of the detection trapping season, which is typically through mid-September but can be extended to the end of October.Agricultural Program Assistants may also work on other special projects throughout the year. As an Assistant, you will focus on: Trapping Glassy-winged Sharpshooter, European Grapevine Moth,exotic fruit flies, and other pests Placing and servicing insect traps, inspecting plant shipments and traps, and conducting related tasks in the field Providing in-office supportthrough thecompilation ofraw data, calculation of data values using acceptable industry standards, and the production ofwritten reports The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures is mandated to promote and protect agriculture, the environment, and public welfare through the enforcement of local, state, and federal laws and regulations. One of the department's primary responsibilities is the prevention of the establishment of exotic pests that are harmfulto our agriculture and the environment. Additional responsibilities include environmental protection and worker health and safety, which are accomplished through enforcing pesticide laws and regulations and agricultural hazardous materials programs. EXTRA-HELP EMPLOYMENT Extra-help employees relieve or augment permanent staff. Temporary, extra-help employees are not in the classified civil service and do not have property rights to permanently allocated positions. In addition, they do not receive most employee benefits such as: long-term disability insurance coverage; accrual of vacation; participation in the County retirement program; or eligibility to take promotional examinations. Temporary, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of one calendar year. These employees must be off of work for three months before they can be re-employed on an extra help basis. Extra-help employees who meet the eligibility requirements may qualify for aCounty contribution towardmedical coverage. This employment list may also be used to fill future extra-help positions as they occur during the active status of this list. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THESUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. Minimum Qualifications Education : Any combination of course work or training including on-the-job training which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities stated herein. Normally, course work or training in the natural sciences, statistics and related subjects would provide such an opportunity. Experience : Any combination of paid or volunteer work experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and ability stated herein. Normally, college internships, special agricultural projects and related tasks would provide such an opportunity. License : Possession of a valid driver's license. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of : the methods of planting, growing, treating and harvesting agricultural crops; methods of controlling noxious weeds; the use of pesticides and other chemicals; a variety of audio-visual aides; possible computer applications to agricultural projects. Ability to : learn to operate and maintain equipment and vehicles associated with cultivation of test plots, weed eradication and related tasks; operate vehicles and equipment in a manner determined to be safe by department policy and rules of regulatory agencies; communicate orally or in writing; develop effective working relationships between peers, supervisors, elected officials, community representatives, members of the public, and others who have an interest in Sonoma County agriculture; learn to perform basic research associated with agricultural projects; and learn to operate a computer and use common software. Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process. You should list all your employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately. Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification. Please visit Getting a Jobwith the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the application, examination, and department selection processes. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED. The selection procedure will consist of the following examination: An Application and Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal (pass/not pass) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's combination of educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position to ensure satisfaction of the minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications for the position will be placed on an extra-help employment list and referred to the department. The department may contact candidates from the employment list who possess the most appropriate job-related qualifications for further consideration. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants. Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position. HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Continuous recruitments may close without notice at any time that a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information. HR Analyst: AK HR Technician: RR