County of Santa Clara

  • 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, United States

Mission

The mission of the County of Santa Clara is to plan for the needs of a dynamic community, provide quality services, and promote a healthy, safe and prosperous community for all.

Core Values

Demonstrate ethical conduct reflecting honest and integrity.
As individuals and as an organization, our actions represent responsibility and accountability. We uphold the principles of equality, fairness, and objectivity.
 
Commit to efficient, effective, quality services.
We seek continuous improvement. We collaborate within and across departments for the good of the customer and community.
 
Value the community.
We create an inclusive environment that supports the diversity of our community.
We take action to communicate openly and frequently, encourage public participation.
 
Uphold our fiscal responsibility.
We use the resources entrusted to us wisely. We effectively balance the needs of the community with available resources while advocating for the best value and best service.
 
Exhibit mutual respect.
We value employees and recognize the importance of their contribution in service delivery to the community. We exercise respect and courtesy at all levels of the organization. We acknowledge differences of opinion exist and while we may differ, we continue to value effective working relationships.
 
Encourage innovation and flexibility.
We are receptive to creative suggestions and solutions. We foster internal and external partnerships that advance our mission, values, and goals.

 

51 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
Under the general direction, to lead, plan, organize and administer the Social Services Agency's Employment and Benefit Services Department. The Director of Employment and Benefit Services is an executive management position and is primarily responsible for leading the (through subordinate managers and supervisors) employment and benefit services activity in the various district offices of the Social Services Agency. In addition, this position is responsible for overseeing the Medi-Cal operation of the Agency's Eligibility Program Coordinator Unit activities which pertain to interpreting, developing and implementing public assistance program policy.  Lastly, this position requires the ability to develop and execute strategic and creative programming that ensures the appropriate interface between the benefits and employment service arms of the overall organization.   Click here to download our recruitment brochure.  For more information about the Department of Employment and Benefit Services please see our  Annual Report 2017 .   FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE This recruitment will remain open until filled .   It is critical to submit your application as soon as possible. To apply for this exceptional opportunity, applicants must complete the online application and is advised to provide the following: 1. Résumé 2. Letter of interest explaining why you are the ideal candidate, including specific examples from your experience. No more than 3 pages. 3. Responses to the online supplemental questions. This information is REQUIRED, as it will be used to initially determine minimum qualifications and will be critical in the subsequent competitive assessment to identify those candidates to be invited to the oral examination. Applications submitted without this information will be considered incomplete. We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the employment standards to determine if you meet them.  Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position.  Paper applications will not be accepted . Applicants who are viewing this job announcement outside of our Santa Clara County website should go to  www.sccjobs.org to apply. Computers are available at the County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, during normal business hours, for applicants to apply online.  Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Executive Services at (408) 299-5852 . For the latest updates on our Executive Career Opportunities, follow us on:    Facebook I   facebook.com/SCCExecRecruit  Twitter I @SCCExecRecruit   Typical Tasks Typical Management Responsibilities Acts on behalf of the Director, Social Services Agency on matters related to the Agency's employment and benefit services; Represents the Director at meetings with members of the Board of Supervisors, County agency / department officials, employee organizations, other public and/or private organizations, and members of the public; Establishes, maintains, and is responsible for, appropriate employment and benefit services program goals, objectives and performance measures to include the mandates of the CalWorks program and other related programs; Supervises and coordinates the activities of the public assistance program managers provides administrative guidance and support to ensure the diverse needs of the SSA clients are met in a timely fashion; Responsible for the appropriate interpretation and implementation of State and Federal regulations and policies relative to public assistance programs concerning employment and benefit services; Directs and is responsible for the development and implementation of departmental public assistance program policies and procedures and performance standards; Coordinates Agency public assistance program activities with other community organizations; Confers with the Director and other Agency managers to insure consistency and effectiveness of Agency policies in assigned area; Works in partnership with the members of the Social Services Agency executive team to integrate service delivery within the Agency, whenever possible. Directs the review of departmental procedures, district office organization, program staffing, facility office space requirements and recommends or initiates appropriate action; Develop and maintain partnership with community based organizations as necessary to meet the organizational goals; Interprets public benefits and employment policies and programs into performance measures and metrics to ensure state and federal requirements are met; May be assigned Disaster Service Worker responsibilities as needed; and  Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Considerable education and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the stated management responsibilities and, the attainment of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Note: A qualified candidate would typically possess education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's or higher degree in Social Work, Social or Behavioral Science, Public or Business Administration or a related field and five (5) years of administrative level experience managing public assistance and/or employment services programs. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of organization, administration, personnel management, labor relations, change management, customer service and budgeting; State and Federal laws, regulations and policies pertaining to State and County public assistance programs and other related services; Public assistance and social services objectives, principles and methods; Diversity issues involved in the operation of a large, complex social services agency; Current practices of working in partnership with community agencies and interested individuals; Principles of organization and program planning and development; Problem solving techniques and reporting requirements common to public assistance agencies; Current trends in social services trends and evidence-based practices related to employment and benefit services. Ability to:   Perform the overall administration, management, organization and planning of a major public assistance operation and staff in a large, diverse and complex county social services agency; Establish and execute a leadership and professional development strategy for staff to ensure optimal customer service and the achievement of state and federal requirements; Effectively direct the development and implementation of departmental public assistance and employment services programs policies and procedures; Analyze and interpret new and proposed Federal and State legislation, evaluate and prepare recommendations, and implement necessary changes; Analyze and evaluate complex program and administrative problems and recommend/implement effective solutions; Communicate effectively both in oral and written form; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Supervisors, County Agency/Department heads and staff, State Department of Social Services officials, representatives of employee organizations, outside agencies and the community. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 28, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, provides counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a clinic or institutional setting.   Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. This is a specialized recruitment for the Mobile Crisis Response Team.   Mobile crisis services are designed to take place in the community and will incorporate culturally competent and best practice approaches for safety assessments and crisis intervention, brief counseling, family collaboration, and linkage/referral from law enforcement agencies and the community, as well as transition clients to the most appropriate level of care as determined by clinical assessment.    Positions are located at the Gilroy/ South County site and will operate from the Gilroy Mental Health Clinic/Esperanza Peer Support Center located at 1215 First Street in Gilroy, CA. Shift days and hours are; Sunday - Wednesday (1:00pm - 12am) (10 hour shift/ 4 days a week) Wednesday - Saturday (1:00pm - 12am) (10 hour shift/ 4 days a week) Monday - Friday (11:00am - 8pm) (8 hour shift / 5 days a week) Please note, this list maybe used to fill future vacancies as they occur at the San Jose/Central site (Mental Health Urgent Care Clinic at 871 Enborg Lane.)   Shifts may include; Sunday - Wednesday 1pm - 12am (10 hour shift/4 days a week) Wednesday - Saturday 1pm - 12am (10 hour shift/ 4 days a week) Monday - Friday 11am - 8:00p (8 hour shift/ 5 days a week) Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Performs intensive counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families;   Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the making of treatment plans;   May participate in group therapy programs;   Cooperates with other staff members and with community agencies in carrying out treatment plans;   Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric staff treatment teams;   Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate;   Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems;   Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree or equivalent which qualifies for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist by the State Board of Behavioral Science, such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Child Development and Family Studies, or Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling; and two years of post graduate counseling experience in the field of mental health. Possession of a valid California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Science. Knowledge of: Theory and treatment practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Theory and practice of community mental health, alcohol or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving in the field of mental health, alcohol and drug abuse, and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to: Apply theory and practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Do differential diagnosis;   Develop and implement a counseling program;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Use psychiatric consultation effectively.   Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Oct 12, 2018
Full Time
Under general administrative direction of the County Controller-Treasurer, a Controller- Treasurer Division Manager plans, directs, and oversees the administration, operations and staff of assigned divisions or units within the Controller- Treasurer Department of the Finance Agency. Final Filing Date:  Friday, December 21, 2018. You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.  To apply for this exceptional opportunity, applicants must complete the online application and are advised to provide the following: 1. Résumé 2. Letter of interest explaining why you are the ideal candidate, including specific examples from your experience. 3. Responses to the online supplemental questions. This information is REQUIRED, as it will be used to initially determine minimum qualifications and will be critical in the subsequent competitive assessment to identify those candidates to be invited to the oral examination. Applications submitted without the above information will be considered incomplete. No paper applications will be accepted . Applicants who are viewing this job announcement outside of our Santa Clara County website should go to  www.sccjobs.org to apply. Computers are available at the County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, during normal business hours, for applicants to apply online. Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Alan Reed, Executive Services at (408) 299-5851. For the latest updates on our Executive Career Opportunities, follow us on:    Facebook I   facebook.com/SCCExecRecruit  Twitter I @SCCExecRecruit Subscribe to our Monthly Executive Leadership Careers Newsletter! Click Here Typical Tasks Typical Management Responsibilities   Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of assigned subordinate professional technical and support staff; Review and evaluate work products, methods, procedures and performances; Coordinate division activities with other divisions and/or departments within the Finance Agency; Manage several units within the Controller-Treasurer Department and ensure department objectives and goals are met;  Administer the County banking and trustee services; Manage and participate in teh development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned programs; Recommend and administer policies and procedures; Administer and direct various consultant service contracts; Serve as the County contact with the public and other government agencies for debt administration and investments;  Directs the operations of countywide financial systems;  Provide responsible staff assistance to the Controller-Treasurer and the Finance Director;  Selects, train, motivate, and evaluates assigned personnel; Provide and coordinate staff training;   Analyzes new and revised statues and proposed legislation to determine affects on the department and/or the County;   Provides advice, training and assistance to fiscal personnel in County departments, special districts, and schools;   Ensures compliance of County accounting procedures and Government Accounting and Financial Reporting Principles (GAFRP);   Meets with representatives of County agencies/department and external entities to discuss matters pertaining to procedure and areas of responsibility and jurisdiction;   Participates as a member of the department executive team in the review and establishment of policies and procedures for carrying out the department's goals and objectives, and initiates changes in methods and procedures to improve service delivery;   Develops and maintains positive working relationships with County officials, agency/department heads; representatives from financial institutions, other government agencies, internal and external auditors, and staff;   Prepares and/or directs the preparation of special financial reports and analysis of accounts;   Coordinates division activities with other divisions and/or departments within the Finance Agency;   Represents the Controller/Treasurer on matters related to Accounting, Payroll, Claims, Tax Apportionment and/or Internal Audit activities and issues;   Prepares annual budget and monitors expenditures;    Assumes disaster service worker responsibilities as required; and  Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the management responsibilities and the attainment of the knowledge and abilities listed below. The qualified candidate would typically possess education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration or a related field and a minimum of five (5) years recent increasingly responsible professional experience in accounting or auditing, to include one (1) year experience managing and/or supervising an accounting or auditing function. A Master's Degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting may be substituted for approximately one (1) year of professional accounting/auditing experience. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of management necessary to plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate programs, administrative policies, organizational structures and staff;   The theory, principles and practices of accounting and auditing and their application to governmental accounting;   Laws and regulations governing the financial operations of public agencies;   Automated fiscal/financial information systems, applications and terminology;   Principles and practices of supervision, personnel management, training;   Budget preparation and monitoring principles and practices. Ability to:   Plan, organize, manage, coordinate and evaluate the functions and staff of a division responsible for performing complex accounting and/or auditing duties;   Analyze and evaluate complex accounting, auditing and/or financial problems, records and reports;   Prepare clear and concise reports;   Analyze, interpret, apply and explain laws and regulations;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;   Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Closing Date/Time: 12/21/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 10, 2018
Full Time
Under clinical supervision, to manage the prescribed respiratory care and treatment of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) patients; and to assist the physician in relation to the technical aspects of respiratory care. This recruitment is for Full Time, Part Time, and Extra Help/Per Diem assignments at Valley Medical Center. The established list will be used to fill other vacancies as they occur.  If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to indicate that on the appropriate supplemental questions. Applicant(s) that have experience as a Pulmonary Functional Technologist are encouraged to apply.     Typical Tasks Accepts clinical assignments in Medical/Surgical units, Emergency Department, Adult ICU units, Burn Unit and one of the specialty areas when assigned;   Manages Critical Care Life Support System;   Observes, monitors, evaluates, records and reports patient signs and symptoms, general behavior and general response to respiratory care treatment and diagnostic testing;   Initiates and monitors patients receiving oxygen/aerosol/mist therapy chest physiotherapy, sputum induction and humidification therapy;   Administers aerosolized pharmacological agents;   Transcribes, verifies and implements physician orders. Administers respiratory care related medication as ordered by physician;   Provides artificial airway care and assists other therapy services with evaluation procedures;   Identifies and evaluates abnormal respiratory characteristics;   Initiates appropriate therapy per Respiratory Protocols;   Attends and participates in MD rounds in patient care areas as needed;   Performs basic management of invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation;   Monitors and manages respiratory status during transport;   Participates in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation as a member of the code team;   Responds to Rapid Response Calls as member of Rapid Response Team;   Assists with orientation/precepting of students and new employees;   Reviews patient charts for Respiratory care orders, patient history and condition; utilizes data to formulate Respiratory Care Plan for patient;   Gathers, assembles and transports necessary equipment;   Monitors and evaluates patients receiving mechanical ventilation by means of assessing patients' condition, interpreting lab data and communicating with physicians and nursing staff;   Assists with patient and family teaching of Respiratory Care equipment and procedures to expedite discharge;   Communicates persuasively with physicians and nurses to achieve goal oriented patient outcome;   Follows priorities as established by the Medical Directors of Respiratory Care Services;   Assists in the review/revision of departmental policies/competencies and procedures under the guidance of the Chief Respiratory Care Practitioner;   Gives and receives shift reports;   Participates in in-service education and other forms of knowledge enhancement in respiratory care;   Obtains and interprets Arterial Blood Gases;   Explains procedure to patient and provides patient and family education;   Sets up, monitors and evaluates patients receiving mechanical ventilation;   Assesses patient condition, interprets lab data, and communicates effectively with physicians and nursing staff;   Takes an assertive role in advancing patients per protocol;   Assists with ordering of home care patient equipment and provides discharge instructions;   Attends in-services and other forms of knowledge enhancement in respiratory care;   Performs arterial punctures;   Performs bedside pulmonary function diagnostic procedures;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a valid license to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner issued by the State of California is required for all Respiratory Care Practitioner I positions; -OR-   A valid Applicant Work Permit issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California subject to successful completion of the RCP licensing exam within 60 days of employment. Failure to pass the RCP licensing exam voids the work permit and will result in release from position. Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Knowledge of: Principles, methods and techniques of administering sustaining gases and their effect on the human body;   Anatomy, physiology, physics, chemistry, mathematics and pharmacology pertinent to respiratory care;   Clinical applications including but not limited to gas, humidity and aerosol therapy, positive pressure breathing treatments, assisted and controlled mechanical ventilation, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, and chest physical therapy;   Ethics and history of respiratory care;   Sterilization, microbiology and infection control measures;   Uses, care and maintenance of equipment used in respiratory care;   Effects of spinal cord injury and head injury on the respiratory system. Ability to:  Work independently with minimum supervision;   Work with a variety of technical and clinical variables;   Apply medical theory to the practice of respiratory care;   Select proper equipment to perform normal and emergency procedures;   Remain calm under stresses of workload, emergencies and patient emotions;   Analyze clinical patient information and make appropriate decisions regarding level and priority of treatments;   Communicate effectively with patients, staff and the public from varying educational, technical and cultural backgrounds;   Organize time to perform assignments;   Work proficiently with equipment specific to rehab including but not limited to roto-rest beds, wheelchair ventilators, liquid oxygen systems and phrenic nerve stimulator;   Function as preceptor for new employees and students in Spinal Cord and Head Injury Units, ER, ICUs, TCU and Medical/Surgical Floors;   Communicate persuasively with physicians and nurses to achieve goal oriented patient outcomes;   Assist physician with the technical aspects of respiratory therapy;   Obtain Arterial Blood Gases.   Closing Date/Time: 11/27/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 09, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, has responsibilities to requisition, receive, store and issue a variety of materials, supplies and equipment in a moderate size departmental supply unit; or to assist a Senior Storekeeper in a large scale departmental supply unit. Typical Tasks Receives items and checks for proper quantity and description;   Issues and delivers items from storeroom;   Receives requests for items and prepares requisitions;   Maintains record of stores received and issued;   Inventories stores and other items;   Assigns identification numbers and tags property and equipment;   Stores property, equipment or other articles in appropriate storage areas;   Maintains an inventory control and recordkeeping system;   May supervise workers in manual or simple clerical tasks;   Makes minor adjustments or repairs of equipment;   Provides for custodial care and safety in the assigned areas;   May operate material handling equipment, including forklifts;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient training and experience, which demonstrates possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities: Experience Note: A candidate will normally have had a minimum of one year of storekeeping experience. Knowledge of: Storeroom methods and procedures used in the receipt, storage and issuance of goods;   Inventory and stock control activities. Ability to:   Manage the activities of a moderate size storeroom or assist in managing a large scale storeroom;   Plan and supervise the work to others;   Establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff and other personnel;   Exercise physical exertion in the movement of moderately heavy or bulky supplies and equipment;   Maintain a simple recordkeeping system. Some positions may require the ability to be certified as a qualified forklift operator. Closing Date/Time: 11/23/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 07, 2018
Full Time
Under the direction of the County Chief Information Officer, manages, administers and coordinates the delivery of information technology services and leads the development and execution of a healthcare IT strategy to advance the delivery of services provided through Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System (SCVHHS), the County's acute care hospitals, ambulatory clinics, and behavioral health and public health service departments.   APPLICATION PROCESS The recruitment for the position of Chief Healthcare Information Technology Officer is being directed by the executive search firm of:  Robert Half Executive Search If interested or able to recommend any potential prospects and/or sources, please contact or submit your application to: Tricia Jamieson, Senior Associate, tricia.jamieson@roberthalfes.com Interested individuals who feel they qualify for this position should submit per the directions above. Typical Tasks TYPICAL TASKS: Typical Management Responsibilities   Participates in the development of an integrated IT Strategic Plan for the Health and Hospital System; Plans, organizes, assigns, directs, and evaluates the work of assigned managers and staff responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting the software applications that are uniquely used at SCVHHS; Participates in the planning and oversight of healthcare technology infrastructure implementation, use and adoption; Provides IT leadership and participates in strategic, operational, and organizational planning processes; identifies operational and organizational problems; formulates and implements solutions; set goals and measure results; Develops policies and procedures corresponding to the needs, goals, and objectives of the areas of responsibility; Manages, evaluates and trains subordinate personnel; Reviews, plans and monitors IT budget, spending, pricing models and the use of expenditures to meet business strategies; Participates in the department budget process, plans and monitors IT spending, pricing models, rates for services, equipment, and the use of expenditures related to information systems with managers to meet business strategies; Maintains positive working relationships with all IT vendors, monitors contracts and ensures optimal performance; Maintains 24-hour, 7-day per week operations responsibility for all Health and Hospital System information systems; Prepares annual goals and objectives for areas of responsibility involving subordinate staff in the process; Actively participates in the identification of new and emerging technologies for use in the Health and Hospital System; helps decide appropriate timing for complex IT projects and implementations; establish plans for future implementation;  Consults with Health and Hospital System administrators and managers to determine specific information requirements of the departments; Develops improved techniques, methods, and applications for the processing of Health and Hospital System information; Serves as committee chair, co-chair or member of approved HHS committees, taskforces or working groups;  Reviews and approves proposals for all IT applications and development of departmental programs to support Health and Hospital System activities and goals; Reviews and evaluates departmental operations within the Health and Hospital System and recommends development of new applications, or improvement of existing systems; Evaluates other existing systems for adaptability to Health and Hospital System requirements and make recommendations regarding their purchase;  Oversees budget for areas of responsibility; Partners with health and hospital system stakeholders to identify and implement process improvements, establishes credibility, work collaboratively and effectively with other departments, senior management and vendors; Upon request of the County CIO, attends outside meetings related to the hospital, other HHS departments, including the Board of Supervisors; Prepare a variety of written and oral reports; make presentations to the Board of Supervisors and others; May be assigned disaster service worker responsibilities as required; and Assumes other related responsibilities as assigned. Employment Standards EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS   Considerable training, education and experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities. The required knowledge and abilities would be acquired through education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, and five (5) years of senior IT management experience in a large healthcare organization, including three (3) years of substantial involvement with Health Information systems and technology. Knowledge of:   Principles, practices and techniques of management of health and hospital information technology, organization and administration; Principles practices of strategy formulation, program planning and project management; Federal and State laws and regulations common to the operation of public health, health services, hospital and clinics;  Principles and practices of supervision, staff development, organization, labor relations, employee motivation, and training;  Enterprise-wide healthcare applications with a focus on the acute care, clinical and revenue cycle applications;  Hospital operations and health care industry service delivery processes in a multifaceted health system;   Principles of health and hospital organization and administration, budgeting, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership and coordination of people, cost allocation and planning;  Development and trends, issues and local/federal legislation relating to health system services;  Principles and techniques of hospital and clinic records management.   Ability to:   Oversee, administer, implement, coordinate and supervise computerized information systems and services of a large healthcare and hospital system, as well as other general management support services;  Analyze highly complex healthcare services and hospital sub-departmental procedures and data and develop logical solutions to departmental problems;  Develop integrated IS plans which optimize the generation and use of information;  Analyze, develop and implement systems, applications and procedures;  Evaluate healthcare and hospital systems and determine adaptability to the Health and Hospital System; Communicate effectively orally and in writing;  Manage a twenty-four (24) hour and seven (7) day week IS operation; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with personnel in all health services, hospital and clinic departments and work effectively as a member of a large management team; Motivate, lead and develop subordinate staff; and  Direct complex projects involving personnel from several internal Health and Hospital System departments and external organizations.   Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 07, 2018
Full Time
Under direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Director of Information Technology will have responsibility to create a technology vision and provide overall leadership for the development and implementation of integrated, department-wide business technology solutions. This executive leadership position will be responsible to analyze trends in technology, assess the impact of emerging technology on the environment, provide solutions to address technology and business issues, manage people and financial resources while ensuring the development of high quality technology solutions to Information Technology (IT) staff across an entire division or multiple departments or manages highly complex work that includes County-wide integration, coordination and decisions resulting in enterprise impact on service delivery and consumption.   Announcing a new recruitment for: Director, Information Technology - Social Services   Santa Clara County is seeking an executive leader for the position that will oversee all IT activities for Social Services (SS) lines of business, including the Department of Aging & Adult Services, the Department of Employment & Benefit Services, the Department of Family & Children's Services, and Social Services Agency Commissions, and direct related programmatic and systems support for other County offices including Behavioral Health and Probation.  The position will have responsibility to create a technology vision and provide overall leadership for the development and implementation of integrated, agency-wide business technology solutions for Social Services.  The Social Services Agency is a 24/7 entity and, as such, this position is required to be on call and available, including weekends and evenings.  The current staffing level is approximately 75 IT staff.   This new executive leadership position will be responsible for analyzing trends and legislation relating to community health and human services, assessing the impact of emerging technology on the environment, providing solutions to address business issues, and managing people and financial resources while ensuring the development of high-quality technology solutions. The expectation of this role is to find the most efficient and effective approach to working with SS customers on technology use for their business needs, developing solutions to respond to changing demands, implementing new and emerging technologies, and representing agency needs in the development and execution of an enterprise IT strategy.  Prior experience leading the implementation and support of enterprise wide welfare systems is desirable, as is prior experience in strategic business processing and technology solutions for health and human services.  This position will set high expectations, responsive service level agreements, and realistic metrics that will deliver excellent customer service on a consistent basis.  As a leader of managers and individual contributors, the Director shall be a practitioner of servant leadership, able to coach and mentor others by setting example and being ambitious for the success of others and the County. This position may represent the CIO in many capacities, including meetings and conferences with other departments and agencies.   Additionally, a successful candidate should be experienced and knowledgeable:  Leading implementation and support of enterprise wide welfare systems; Strategic business processing and technology solutions for health and human services; Executive leadership team formation, project management and execution of complex system; System-wide change management and execution strategies including CQI principles and practices; Strategic understanding of enterprise human and health services with a focus on the child welfare, eligibility and benefit, and employment services;  Principles and regulatory requirements of federal/state programs: organization and administration, budgeting, and planning; and Development and trends, issues and impact of current and impending legislation relating to community health and human services APPLICATION PROCESS The recruitment for the position of Director, IT - SSA is being directed by the executive search firm of:  Robert Half Executive Search If interested or able to recommend any potential prospects and/or sources, please contact or submit your application to: Tricia Jamieson, Senior Associate, tricia.jamieson@roberthalfes.com Interested individuals who feel they qualify for this position should submit per the directions above.  Typical Tasks Directs the development and implementation of integrated IT initiatives to support business strategies. Initiate and direct transparent service level agreements (SLA's) with customers that set expectations, measures performance, support a balanced budget and impacts customer satisfaction; Anticipate needs for new or modified systems and proactively seek IT solutions that will benefit the County's ability to provide services in the most efficient and cost effective manner; Manage, identify and remove obstacles to change; generate the appropriate communication, process timelines, action steps and educational plans to guide internal and external customers through the various phases of implementation of change initiatives Serves on governance board that defines the IT mission, oversees operations, determines IT investments, pricing, and product strategies and develops budgets; engage in collaborative planning processes to ensure high quality services at the lowest cost to the organization; Direct, supervise and guide departmental staff by establishing departmental goals, policies and performance standards, conducting regular evaluations of the staff members' performance and counseling staff members regarding their performance and career development consistent with the departmental mission and expectations; Manages the skills and competency development of information technology staff based on emerging technologies or business strategies needed to support all work initiatives; Advises departmental management of existing and emerging IT issues and trends and their implications for current and proposed departmental information technology initiatives; Represents the department on County-wide information systems committees and task forces involved in or leaded the development of large scale automated information systems. Manage multiple project activities and budgets; including assuming major responsibility for planning and directing individual projects and supervising multi-disciplinary project teams so that all work is high-quality and completed on time and within budget Direct the allocation of resources to achieve timely outcomes and measurable goals within budget; recommend IT spending and participate in collaborative planning processes to ensure high-quality services at the lowest cost to the organization; Participate in the governance board that defines the IT mission, oversees operations and determines IT investments, pricing and product strategies; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, and Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are acquired through a possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Computer Science, Information Systems, Public or Business Administration, or other related field and ten (10) to fifteen (15) years recent IT and business work experience in a large, multi-service public or private-sector organization, five (5) years of which must be in a senior level management position. Special Qualifications including specialized knowledge, abilities, education, experience, license or certification may be established for individual positions.   Knowledge of: Principles, practices and techniques of management of information technology; Principles and practices of strategy formulation, program planning and project management; Principles and practices of supervision, staff development, organization, administration and personnel management, labor relations; Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resources allocation, human resources modeling, leadership and coordination of people and resources; Principles and practices for meeting quality standards for customer service and evaluating customer satisfaction, individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals; Practices and techniques of complex problem solving and review related information to develop and evaluate different approaches and implement solutions; Practices and techniques of budget preparation, monitoring and control; and Effective management of fiscal resources including IT investments, pricing and product strategies.   Ability To: Initiate, organize and develop plans and procedures for implementing and managing complex IT programs, including the ability to develop technology strategies; Utilize appropriate interpersonal style and methods of communication to mobilize resources to undertake collaborative and creative solutions; Establish credibility, work collaboratively and effectively with other departments, senior management and key stakeholders; Express ideas and communicate clearly, concisely and effectively in oral and written form; Plan, motivate, supervise, train and evaluate the work of departmental staff; Coach and mentor staff and establish measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals; Ability to plan and monitor IT spending, pricing models and use of expenditures to meet business strategies; and Stay informed on emerging trends and link and apply complex technologies to business strategies. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 07, 2018
Full Time
Under direct supervision of either a Pharmacist or a Registered Pharmacy Technician, will assist with clerical duties, stocking supplies and customer service activities. This recruitment is for assignments in the Inpatient, Custody, Public Health, and Outpatient Pharmacy departments of Valley Medical Center. The established list will be used to fill vacancies as they occur. Please make sure to indicate on your application if you are interested in full-time, part-time, and/or extra -help.  Please also indicate all of the shifts that you are willing to work. Outpatient Pharmacy Services consist of 12 pharmacies in the Santa Clara County, Custody Pharmacy, Better Health Pharmacy, Pharmacy Purchasing Division, a Refill Center, and a Call Center with processing and billing functions. The outpatient pharmacies are a retail pharmacy open 365-days a year which provides services to patients from the Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital Clinics, inpatient discharges, custody discharges, and community health partner clinics. Inpatient Pharmacy is open 24-hours a day, 7-day a week, 365 days a year to ensure continuous and comprehensive patient care. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Answers inquiries from callers or visitors, and refers them to the appropriate source of information following standard departmental policies and procedures;   Reads and transcribes pharmaceutical information;   Types prescription labels from physician's order;   Keeps pharmacy area clean and orderly, including stocking medications, supplies, equipment, etc.;   Performs general clerical duties as assigned;   Orders office supplies and equipment as directed;   Retrieves information from a computer using appropriate software applications;   Files prescriptions and other documents;   Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note : The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired through training and experience equivalent to high school graduation.         Knowledge of: Basic computer use (familiarity with computer);   Basic office practices and procedures, including filing systems, financial record keeping, reference sources and operating standard office machines;   General English usage including grammar, punctuation, and spelling;   Basic mathematics;   Telephone procedures and etiquette.          Ability to: Perform general clerical work and learn specific operations of the office;   Use a computer keyboard with accuracy;   Transfer and transcribe information with accuracy;   Accurately operate a cash register and other equipment as required;   Make accurate arithmetical computations;   Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, technical, and professional personnel;   Follow and understand oral and written instructions;   Perform a variety of clerical work. **Departments may selectively recruit for typing speed up to 45 Net WPM depending on departmental need. Closing Date/Time: 11/20/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 06, 2018
Full Time
Under supervision to install, maintain and repair electrical wiring systems and related equipment and fixtures. Typical Tasks Installs transfer boxes, conduit, transformers, switches, and connecting wires in breaker panels;   Installs and modifies lighting fixtures, outlets, and other electrical fixtures, outlets, and other electrical fixtures on remodeling projects;   Installs electrical outlets, plugs and switches to accommodate the installation of air conditioning equipment, exhaust fans, and generators;   Rewires electric controls, regulating valves, electric doors, and alarm systems;   Tests, maintains, and repairs emergency generating and other back-up electrical equipment, switch gear, fans, and motors;   Tests and repairs contrifuges, compressors, call systems, X-ray equipment, electric beds, IBM clock systems, laundry equipment, and fluorescent lighting;   Maintains and repairs pneumatic tube systems, replacing components and electrical circuits;   Replaces light bulbs, electric cords, and plastic light shields;   May supervise the work of helpers;   And performs related work as required. Employment Standards Successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship program for electricians or equivalent training. Knowledge of: The theory of electricity;   The practices, tools, equipment and materials used in the electrical trade;   The installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical equipment, apparatus, and instruments;   The laws, rules and standards pertaining to electrical construction and maintenance;   The hazard involved in working around energized lines and equipment. Ability to:   Read, interpret, and work from diagrams and blueprints;   Follow oral and written instructions. Closing Date/Time: 11/20/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 04, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, with opportunity to make independent decisions, performs the duties of a Sterile Processing Technician II which include receiving, sorting, inspecting, cleaning, disinfecting, assembling, preparing, sterilizing, storing and issuing disposable and non-disposable supplies, instruments, and equipment. There are five (5) full-time positions located in the Sterile Processing Unit.  However, the eligible list may be used for future vacancies as they occur. Submission of a Certificate as a Sterile Processing Technician, issued under the auspices of the California Central Service Association or The National Institute for the Certification of Health Care Sterile Processing Distribution Personnel is required. If you are interested in Temporary (Extra Help) positions, please be sure to indicate that on the appropriate question. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Receives, inspects, sorts, disassembles, cleans, and disinfects individual instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment; Assembles and tests instruments and durable patient care equipment, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Inspects and tests operating telescopes, lenses, and cameras to ensure that these instruments perform appropriately. Inspects, lubricates, and tests powered equipment to ensure that those instruments perform appropriately. Inspects and tests micro-surgical instruments to ensure that those instruments perform appropriately. Packages instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment for sterilization and/or storage in accordance with approved count sheets, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Inspects instruments for defects, and tags them for repair, as applicable;  Sterilizes instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment in accordance with approved infection control policies and procedures; Issues instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment in accordance with approved departmental policies and procedures; Conducts biological and chemical tests of steam, ethylene oxide, peracetic acid, and low temperature sterilizers in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions, and the recommendations of reviewing agencies; Affixes load control labels to all items subjected to sterilization processes; Provides complete records of all items that are subjected to sterilization processes; Monitors and documents all mechanical phases of sterilization processes; Picks supplies, instruments, and equipment for surgical case carts in accordance with approved preference lists, and issues case carts to the Surgical Services Department; Evaluates sterilized instruments and instrument sets to ensure that criteria for event related sterility is maintained, and returns items to the Central Sterile Processing Department for reprocessing, as necessary; Monitors, orders, and accounts for disposable and reusable inventory items; Conducts rounds throughout the medical center to monitor and retrieve instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment; Communicates with user departments regarding special instrument, equipment, or supply requirements; Acts as the first point of contact for user departments regarding problems with instruments, equipment, or supplies; Prepares and issues emergency case carts, supplies, equipment, and instruments on demand; Issues medical and surgical supplies to out-patients in accordance with established accounting policies and procedures; Assists with maintaining a clean work environment by cleaning counters, sinks, and reprocessing equipment, according to predetermined schedules, with approved cleaning and disinfecting agents; Conducts cycle counts of inventory asset locations; Attends scheduled departmental meetings and in-service training classes; Provides education and training to Sterile Processing Technician I positions for-both in service and certification preparation purposes; Monitors work flow processes to establish responsibility and accountability for expensive surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered equipment; Performs related duties, as assigned. Employment Standards Training, education and experience to be able to demonstrate success in the above typical tasks and the following knowledge and abilities. Certification as a Sterile Processing Technician, issued under the auspices of the California Central Service Association or The National Institute for the Certification of Health Care Sterile Processing Distribution Personnel. Training and Experience Note: Typically the successful applicant would have a high school diploma or the equivalent and two years of experience in an acute care hospital Central Service or Surgical Services Department required. Must demonstrate competency in the recognition and care of all categories of surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments. Knowledge of: Principles of infection control and aseptic technique; Fundamentals of microbiology; Medical terminology; All categories of surgical supplies, equipment, and surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Complex procedures in regards to assembling and testing instruments and durable patient care equipment, as well as packaging instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment for sterilization and/or storage in accordance with approved count sheets; Basic knowledge of reviewing agency criteria (JCAHO and California Title XXII). Ability to: Communicate effectively with other medical staff personnel and the public; Follow oral and written instructions and procedures; Use independent judgment; Keep records and prepare reports; Work effectively under stress in emergency situations. Closing Date/Time: 11/25/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 03, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, to supervise a phase of the inspection program -structural, electrical, plumbing, to supervise permit counter, to administer the violation program, render interpretation of the building codes, and to perform the more difficult or more specialized inspections. The County of Santa Clara's Building Inspection Office currently has a vacancy for a Senior  Building Inspector with a structural construction background. Extensive experience in the application of the requirements of the California Building Code, California Residential Code, California Green Building Standards Code (CalGreen), and California Energy Code is also highly desired. This class is the first line supervisor level in the Building Inspector series and includes performing building inspections and/or plan reviews and related Energy Code and CalGreen reviews that are more difficult or specialized than those assigned to the journey level inspector. A successful candidate should have experience and familiarity with local, state, and federal laws related to California Buildings Standard Code, enforcement, building, Energy Code and CalGreen plan review, permitting and inspection processes and building inspection office processes. Typical Tasks Assigns, evaluates and reviews the work or journeyman inspectors; Reviews and approves plans for buildings, structures, equipment installations, repairs, replacements and alterations for conformance to the applicable codes and ordinances in regards to his/her specific trade specialty; Issues permits and collects fees; Provides information to builders and the general public regarding requirements of codes and ordinances; Advises or assists inspectors regarding unusual construction and inspection problems; Attempts to resolve complaints or disagreements which may develop between the inspectors and others; Assist in the development, revision and interpretation of the provisions of the codes and ordinances, and in the planning and evaluation of the inspection program; Makes inspection of alleged violations and determines nature and extent of any violations; Provides general assistance to homeowners, builders, etc., regarding required action to correct a violation; Prepares and processes forms and records on the enforcement activities related to code violations, including issuing citations which may required court appearances and co-ordination with the Court, District Attorneys Office, County Council, Sheriffs Office and/or other county agencies; Inspect complex buildings and structures to see that the construction, alteration or maintenance work being performed complies with the approved plans or specification and applicable and ordinances; Checks to see that the building or structures are being constructed in safe manner; Issues certificates of final inspection; Prepares work summaries, reports and correspondence Perform related work as required. May supervise and/or operate satellite offices and/or inspection program for specific geographical areas of the county. Develops and implements training programs for inspectors. Assists Building Official in interviewing and/or evaluating prospective employees. Supervises Building Inspection Office and staff in the absence of the Building Official and Senior Plan Check Engineer. Employment Standards Certification from a recognized state, national or international association in the trade area. Training and experience equivalent to completion of high school and four years of journey level experience in the trade option announced in the examination.   - AND -   Two years of experience as a building inspector in a public agency. Knowledge of: State, local and county building codes and ordinances with emphasis within the option listed in the examination; Building materials, means of construction and equipment installation; Inspection methods and legal procedures involved in the enforcement of building codes and ordinances; Principle of supervision and training. Ability to: Understand and interpret codes and ordinances and explain them to others; Read and interpret complex plans and specifications; Supervise, train and direct the work of others; Develop and revise technical codes and ordinances; Deal tactfully and effectively with building contracts, tradesmen and the general public. Closing Date/Time: 11/19/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 03, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, assesses client needs and develops treatment plans in a variety of social service functions. This list will be used to fill any current or future vacant positions in the Department of Aging & Adult Services, In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) or Adult Protective Services (APS). Social Worker II positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS), are currently available in In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS).  Social Worker II's  in these departments provide services to elder, disabled, and/or dependent adults.  In the IHSS  program, Social Worker II's may be assigned to case carrying assignments, evaluating and assessing yearly service needs based on Medi-Cal, Medicare and SSI eligibility. Must be able to conduct field visits to complete initial and yearly reevaluations of client's service needs. In Adult Protective Services (APS) program, Social Worker II's may be assigned to receive, assess and document reports of Elder or Dependent Adult abuse and neglect, investigate allegations and document case related activities. Ability to apply critical thinking skills and to develop professional collaborative partnerships with  multi-disciplinary teams, county and community programs and law enforcement agencies is highly desired.  A master's degree in social work is preferred for SW II positions in APS. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. Languages that DAAS is currently recruiting for are Vietnamese, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish.    The ability to speak fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write Spanish) for the specified language skill on your application.   Typical Tasks Receives assignments to caseloads in any Department program including but not limited to Adult Protective Services (APS), CalWorks Employment Services, SSI Advocacy, In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS) and CCS; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constraints, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to Department of Family and Children's Services (DFSC); Evaluates client problems, develops treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Manages a caseload accountably; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Evaluates compliance with court orders; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court actions; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work, as required.  When assigned to DAAS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. When assigned to DFCS: Evaluates and assesses yearly service needs based on Medical, Medicare and SSI eligibility; Conducts field visits to do yearly reevaluations of client's service needs; Assesses and authorizes new applicants; Consults, refers cases and works actively with other agencies, community groups and fair hearing officers; Conducts field visits to hospitals, nursing homes, community care facilities as needed.  Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Two (2) years of social work experience.   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Four (4) years of social work experience.   Graduate training in an approved school of social work or the related fields above may be substituted for experience, on a year-for year-basis.  The practicum experience obtained in the above related fields qualifies as experience. Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions. Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment, the ability to qualify and maintain a County Driver's permit. Knowledge of: Principles, objectives and techniques of social work; Differential casework treatment techniques: Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Individual and group behavior, human growth, development and family relationships; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database.  Ability to: Establish and maintain a productive casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Utilize social work techniques and community resources; Interview effectively Establish and maintain casework relationships with clients; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respond for family's cultural values. Closing Date/Time: 11/16/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 02, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction to perform skilled technical level work in latent fingerprint examination for criminal identification and evidence classification.   A successful candidate would be expected to obtain and retain certification as a Certified Latent Print Examiner. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree is highly desirable.  For more information, contact Tim Fayle at (408) 808-4744. Typical Tasks Develops, evaluates, compares, and identifies whole, partial, fragmentary or distorted latent finger and palm prints; Prepares and maintains case reports and records; Maintains latent fingerprint file; Provides evidence to support comparison findings; Uses various fingerprint identification equipment and other technical and scientific equipment for observing and comparing latent prints; Communicates with various law enforcement agencies as necessary and may act as a consultant on identification problems related to latent prints; May assist in training lower level staff in fingerprint identification; Assists in the preparation of training materials and the training of lower level staff in latent tenprint fingerprint identification; Encodes latent prints into automated system and uses resulting printouts to develop lists of probable suspects; Demonstrates continued proficiency in the comparison of crime scene or laboratory developed finger or palm prints; Takes and develops photographs of latent fingerprints; Prepares charts for courtroom presentation; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience which demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and possession of the knowledge and abilities listed. Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through training and experience equivalent to the possession of an Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Forensic Science, Criminalistics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Biology, Chemistry or a closely related field;   AND   Two (2) years of experience as a Latent Fingerprint Examiner I or equivalent experience performing latent fingerprint work. Possession of a valid California Driver's License upon appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit. Special Requirements: Ability to work varying shifts (i.e. Day, Swing and Graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Knowledge of: Development and lifting of latent fingerprints; Henry System of fingerprint classification; Working knowledge of other fingerprint systems; Principles and practices of photography as applied to preserving and preparing photographic evidence related to latent print evidence; Laws of evidence, criminal procedure and courtroom procedure; Various chemical, laser, and physical processes and related safety requirements. Ability to: Classify fingerprints; Make identifications involving complex or complicated patterns, latent prints and distorted, partial, single or multiple prints; Develop and lift latent prints from objects of evidence; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of law enforcement agencies and those contacted in the course of work; Write reports and correspondence; Testify in a court of law. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 02, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction, performs technical level work of unusual difficulty as a Certified Latent Print Examiner in fingerprint examination for criminal identification and evidence classification. For more information, contact Tim Fayle at (408) 808-4744. Typical Tasks Provides technical guidance to lower level staff in fingerprint examination, classification and identification duties and evaluates and reviews assignments and unit casework;   Collects, develops, evaluates, compares and identifies latent fingerprints or other impression evidence found at major crime scenes or submitted to the laboratory, including whole, partial, fragmentary or distorted latent finger and palm prints;   Operates and trains others on use of computers and computer-related equipment associated with automated fingerprint identification systems;   Prepares field and laboratory notes and analytical reports;   Prepares courtroom displays and photographic exhibits;   Provides expert testimony and methodology and identification in all aspects of latent print processing in court and formal hearings;   Uses fingerprint comparators, magnifiers, ridge counters and other technical and scientific equipment for observing and comparing latent prints;   Maintains communications with Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies and identification units;   Searches for evidence at crime scenes that may be hazardous;   Provides input to procedures for training lower level Latent Fingerprint Examiners in a variety of fingerprint identification and classification procedures;   Responsible for quality control of application of standard operating procedures for cases completed;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of and the ability to maintain current Latent Print Examiner Certification from the International Association for Identification (IAI) or equivalent upon appointment.    AND   Four (4) years of experience developing latent prints and analyzing fingerprints for identification in a public jurisdiction or law enforcement agency, two (2) of which include experience as a Latent Fingerprint Examiner II with Santa Clara County or equivalent.   Special Requirements:   Possession of a valid California Driver's License upon appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Ability to work varying shifts (i.e. Day, Swing, and Graveyard), including weekends and holidays.   Knowledge of: Methods and procedures for manual and automated latent print analysis, such as matching, processing, and comparison and identification techniques, including chemical, laser and physical processes;   Fingerprint classification systems, theories, principles and scientific basis for fingerprint identification;   Automated and manual classification and searching identification systems;   Laws of evidence, criminal procedures and courtroom procedures;   Safe work practices in a laboratory setting and at crime scenes, including related safety equipment;   Computer equipment and software associated with automated fingerprint identification systems, as well as word processing and other related computer applications. Ability to: Provide technical guidance to others in latent print comparison and identification and fingerprint classification;   Evaluate and review the work performance and monitor and maintain work flow;   Prepare latent print evidence for presentation in court;   Recognize and distinguish patterns that are necessary for latent print comparison processes;   Prepare and maintain all necessary laboratory records and technical reports;   Understand and operate automated fingerprint identification systems;   Communicate effectively, orally and in writing;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of law enforcement agencies and those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 02, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction, provides psychological services in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients as assigned in a community program, correctional facility, primary care clinic, hospital and/or other clinical settings within the County of Santa Clara.  This includes psychological assessment and diagnosis, psychotherapeutic interventions and treatments, disposition and planning of treatment, and neuropsychological and psychological consultation services and preparation of reports relating to diagnosis.   Positions are currently available for Custody, Outpatient, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)/ Pediatrics/ High Risk Infant Follow-up (HRIF ) , Transgender Clinics, and also for Neuropsychologists. The established eligible list from this recruitment will be used to fill other vacancies as they become available. This may include full time, part time, and extra help positions. If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)/ Pediatrics/ High Risk) position will assist the pediatric palliative care team, oversee family integrated care in the NICU, assists the Babies Reaching Improved Development & Growth program (BRIDGE), etc... If you would like more information about this Psychologist position in the NICU please contact Francesco Germinario at 408-494-7952.   Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Provides individual and/or group psychotherapy, health and behavioral intervention, and consulting services;   Performs psychological work involving the examination, classification and diagnosis of patients, which may include diagnostic clinical interviews and the selection, administration, scoring and interpretation of a wide range of psychological and neuropsychological, intelligence, aptitude, personality, and highly specialized assessments in the evaluation of patients;   Prepares interpretive reports presenting diagnostic findings, interview findings, clinical evaluations and recommendations for the treatment and rehabilitation of patients;   Develops, implements, coordinates and evaluates advanced clinical treatment programs to assist patients and staff in obtaining the maximum yield from the psychometric assessment, psychodiagnostic evaluation, psychotherapeutic intervention and treatment;   Consults with other departments to develop triage and treatment programs for patients with complex and/or multi-layered medical, psychological and psychosocial needs;   Collaborates with physicians in screening and evaluating patients for psychotropic medications, within the scope of practice;   Provides consultation and clinical guidance to other mental health professionals, medical providers, care team members/care managers, and health educators on matters relating to mental health, health psychology and neuropsychology;   Provides training and supervision of unlicensed doctoral psychology trainees;   Participates in developing mental health procedures within assigned population or segments of the community;   Works to identify and reduce risk factors for suicide, homicide, and chemical dependency;   Conducts capacity evaluations, mental status examinations and completes conservatorship affidavits under the Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act as well as probate conservatorship;   Conducts evaluations, responds to subpoenas, and provides testimony in cases involving custody, guardianship, liability and/or personal injury;   Participates in patient, family, and team debriefing;   Performs special projects related to community outreach and public information duties, inter-agency liaison activities, and research projects;   Collaborates with other psychologists working on special projects;   May initiate, design, collaborate and report on psychological research or programs;   May assist in the development of training programs for staff and interns;   Participates in and may lead patient care review conferences;   Completes administrative responsibilities related to intake/admissions, scheduling, authorization, documentation, billing and related areas required within the scope of work;   Works with family members of patients, staff members, outside agencies, and community groups on a consultative basis;   Participates in internal and external professional and educational activities to enhance personal and professional competence;   Participates in Medical Staff committees as appropriate;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient experience and education to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note:   The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through possession of a Doctoral level degree in Clinical Psychology, Psychology, Educational Psychology, Education with a specialization in Counseling Psychology, or Education with a specialization in Educational Psychology per Section 2914 of the Business and Professions Code, preferably from an American Psychological Association (APA) or Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) accredited graduate program. AND Possession of a current, unrestricted, and valid license to practice psychology at the doctoral level issued by the California Board of Psychology. Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to obtain and maintain a County driver's authorization. Knowledge of: Principles of clinical supervision;   Signs and symptoms of abnormal behavior, developmental, and psychiatric pathology, in child and/or adult populations;   The current principles and methods of diagnosing and treating behavioral health disorders;   Evidenced-based practices;   Statistical procedures, research design, and methodology and their applications;   Techniques of mental health consultation;   Risk assessment and legal responsibilities related to suicidal and homicidal behavior;   Federal, State, and County regulations and APA standards as they relate to patient treatment, patient rights and client/patient confidentially and other ethical issues;   Cultural competency.   Ability to: Exercise initiative and tact and balance competing demands and priorities for resources;   Exercise analytical and problem solving skills; collect and evaluate data, develop solutions and make recommendations;   Assess, diagnose, and treat a full range of illnesses common to the population served;   Effectively and accurately interpret clinical data and make judgements regarding diagnosis and prognosis;   Prepare appropriate supporting documentation for the treatment provided, including findings and recommendations;   Maintain proficiency in psychological evaluations such as assessments of intelligence, academic ability, attention, concentration, sensory-motor function, language, learning and memory;   Demonstrate appropriate patient crisis handling skills;   Coordinate patient care in a complex, matrixed system of care;   Work effectively and demonstrate sensitivity with culturally and ethnically diverse patient populations;   Evaluate patient response to treatments and team interventions and take corrective action to meet and/or modify goals and improve effectiveness of patient response;   Work effectively and independently within a team;   Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action;   Maintain confidential records and reports;   Effectively manage time, schedule and resources;   Communicate effectively with patients, staff, and other health professionals. Closing Date/Time: 11/15/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 02, 2018
Full Time
Under medical direction, to perform clinical audiometric studies to determine the degree of hearing loss, site of lesion and the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation. This recruitment is for a full-time assignment at Valley Medical Center. The established eligible list will be used to fill other vacancies (Full-Time, Part-Time, Extra-Help, etc) as they occur. If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Confers with medical staff regarding need for diagnostic audiological evaluation;   Performs routine audiological hearing tests as well as special diagnostic tests;   Evaluates the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation and makes appropriate referrals for such needs;   Evaluates need for hearing aids;   Orders the appropriate type of hearing aid and makes subsequent checks to determine if it meets needs of the patient. Employment Standards Master's degree in Clinical Audiology and eligibility for possession of a valid Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology issued by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Knowledge of: Procedures and methodology of auditory rehabilitation;   Needs and methods of referral;   Audiological testing techniques, methods and apparatus;   Operation and care of audiological equipment. Ability to:   Determine auditory rehabilitation needs;   Deal tactfully and sympathetically with patients. Closing Date/Time: 11/14/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 02, 2018
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes and apprehension of law violators, provide security to the county courts, the service of civil process issued by court, and to perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. Candidates must have graduated from a California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) academy, possess an active (within the last three years) California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Academy certificate, and have been employed within the last three years by a law enforcement agency performing duties equivalent to those of a Santa Clara County Deputy Sheriff to be qualified. Typical Tasks Patrols county areas and contract cities in a radio equipped patrol car to preserve law and order and to prevent and discover the commission of crime;   Responds to a variety of calls, including felony and misdemeanor complaints and vehicular accidents;   Conducts initial criminal investigation by interviewing witnesses, protecting the crime scene and gathering and preserving physical evidence;   Appears in court to testify;   Prepares reports on facts obtained, makes on-view and warrant arrests and transports prisoners to jail;   Serves as a detective or as a member of a detective division team;   Serves legal processes such as summons, garnishments, writs of execution and attachments;   Signs affidavit that service has been made or notifies attorney that service cannot be made;   Prepares notice of sale, conducts sales and prepares transfer of title documents;   Attends sessions of the court to which assigned representing the Sheriff and supervising the security of the court;   Keeps order in the courtroom and serves any processes or makes any arrests necessary;   Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate and the completion of 60 college semester units (90 quarter units) at the time of appointment. When the G.E.D. is used, a minimum overall score of not less than 45 and a standard score of not less than 35 on any section of the test shall be attained. Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and an acceptable driving record, which will qualify for a County driving permit.   Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying.   Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders).   Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation.   Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Knowledge of: State and local laws and ordinances;   Modern police practices and procedures;   Investigation and interrogation techniques and the identification and preservation of evidence;   Modern sociological concepts and communication skills in dealing with a diverse and ethnic population;   Self defense tactics;   First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.);   Geography of local area. Ability to:   Acquire, retain and apply police knowledge, procedures and department policies;   Express oneself clearly and concisely in writing and orally and be able to prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports;   Develop and maintain effective working relationships with private citizens, fellow officers and supervisors;   Communicate and effectively interact with a diverse community;   Make decisions and act calmly during emergencies;   Exercise sound judgment, especially under stress conditions;   Project authority;   De-escalate hostile and aggressive behaviors;   Observe accurately;   Perform a wide variety of physical tasks requiring strength, coordination, endurance and agility;   Use and care of specialized equipment, including firearms, radar equipment, and hand held radios. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 02, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, to counsel, support, educate and inform individuals and families, with or at risk of inherited genetic disorders and birth defects about the medical, scientific, and psychological resources available to them, to promote an understanding of birth disorders, to adapt to the risk or condition and to make informed choices. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Establishes a mutually agreed upon genetic counseling agenda with the patient and their family; Elicits and obtains family history and medical information, including pregnancy development; Provides professional psychosocial genetic counseling to individuals regarding genetic hereditary conditions which pose potential risks to their children; Recommends medical or genetic testing to individuals/families at risk for genetic diseases or birth defects; Educates and explains technical and medical aspects of diagnostic and screening methods and reproductive options, including associated risks, benefits and limitations; Coordinates communication between patient and multi-disciplinary medical team in the diagnosis and evaluation of birth conditions; Provides direct in-patient and out-patient care and at satellite clinics; Charts, reports, coordinates and categorizes clinical testing and test results that are approved by the Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine; Supervises and teaches genetic counseling interns; Educates medical students, nurses, residents and fellows, research, community outreach and multi-disciplinary clinic development regarding genetic services and current medical genetic updates; Responds to scheduled genetic counseling appointments with individuals/families in a timely manner; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of Master's degree in Genetic Counseling/Human Genetics or closely related field and possession and maintenance of a valid certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and licensure by the California Department of Health as a Genetic Counselor.   Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are attained through three (3) years of experience working as a Genetic Counselor equivalent to Genetic Counselor I at Valley Medical Center.   Knowledge of: Principles of supervision, training and instructional methods; Clinical expertise in area of specialty; Common and uncommon inherited disorders and detectable conditions; Effective counseling session structure; Counseling techniques sensitive toward individuals and families at risk of genetic defects or birth disorders, that promotes individual choice on various treatment options; Benefits and risks of noninvasive screening or invasive diagnostic testing; Individual case management and collaborates with multidisciplinary health professionals to promote patient care; Community agencies and State support services; Age specific competencies required of infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics; Common office computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Ability to : Supervise and assign the work of interns; Obtain and interpret family medical histories to assess the chance of disease occurrence or re-occurrence; Work in collaboration with health professionals to assist families facing prenatal genetic abnormalities and birth defects; Identify and respond to issues and problems effectively and in a timely manner; Maintain confidentiality; listen and obtain clarification to ensure that instructions/requests are fully comprehended; Educate individuals, families and medical professionals about inherited genetic disorders or birth defects and the medical testing, scientific research, psychological resources and other options available; Counsel patient and families to promote informed choices and adaptation to the risk or birth health condition; Translate complex language of genomic medicine into understandable terms; Communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals, families and medical professionals;  Maintain State of California required license credentials and certifications; Establish effective relationships with those contacted in the course of business.   Special requirement : Travel to and provide services at satellite clinics as required. Closing Date/Time: 11/14/2018 12:00 AM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 01, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, to provide professional vocational evaluation and counseling services and to evaluate client and program performance. This list will be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur. Typical Tasks Conducts in-depth personal and career counseling sessions;  Evaluates the educational, work, personal history and occupational interests of clients to determine program eligibility; availability; work, educational and employment history; supportive services needs and assesses barriers to participation and identify appropriate training and vocational goals;  Explains and clarifies requirements, policies and procedures of employment and training programs and program services to clients and the general public, both orally and in writing;  Updates and manages client case records by documenting all action, referrals, attendance and follow-up activities; prepares summary client reports and correspondence;  Develops individual and family comprehensive plans, including placing clients in vocational education or on-the-job training assignments;  Assesses potential barriers to a client's successful independent employment placement and makes appropriate referrals;  Evaluates progress of clients within the assigned employment/service plans; monitors and verifies a client's activity to program participation requirements; participates in case conferences to determine if plans need to be amended;  Administers, evaluates, and interprets aptitude and vocational assessment tests/tools;  Facilitates small and large groups in psychometric, career assessment and/or job placement testing; and job preparation topics;  Facilitates group and/or individual orientations to inform clients of program services, individual rights/responsibilities and participation requirements; utilizes motivational techniques to promote positive results; encourages clients to meet their goals and pursue employment;  Develops and prepares curricula and facilitates workshops in a wide array of employment and life skills topics;  Instructs clients in use of computer applications and search engines for the purpose of seeking employment;  Prepares reports on results of interviews and tests, including recommendations for employment possibilities and training requirements;  Researches and analyzes the local labor market and current, in-demand occupations in order to make referrals to employment, education or training services;  Develops and implements recruitment and lesson plans for clients;  Utilizing labor market and occupational data, refers clients to employers and available jobs;  Negotiates agreements for services to be provided by participating employers or trainers to specific clientele;  Evaluates both service providers and clientele, conducts on-site interviews, and mediates potential problems;  Develops and maintains on-going contacts with potential public and private sector employers and service providers regarding participation and program services;  Assists in analyzing, developing and implementing policies and procedures related to providing effective employment and training-related client services;  Contacts public and private employers regarding job opportunities/to follow-up and plans/organizes career and resource fairs;  Serves as a liaison and interviews on behalf clients to assist and remove any obstacles that may interfere with the clients' successful participation;  Represents the Agency in Fair Hearings and testifies when necessary;  Establishes and sustains linkages and consults with education providers and public/professional in the areas of case treatment, counseling and training;  Provides input on program policy and procedures;  May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;  Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and the attainment of the following knowledge and abilities.   Training and Experience Note:   The required knowledge and abilities are acquired through possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college;   AND   Two (2) years of experience where duties included assessing barriers and making recommendations to meet clients employment needs.   Additional qualifying work experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years.   A degree in Counseling Education, Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, Sociology, Business, Human Resources, Social Work or a directly related field is highly desirable.   Knowledge of:   Group and individual interviewing and counseling techniques, related to vocational counseling and evaluation;  Occupations and qualifications necessary to fill jobs in industrial, commercial, agricultural, domestic and technology-based fields;  Sources of information about employment opportunities;  Services rendered by labor unions, governmental agencies, employer's associations, and other organizations in the employment field;  Instruments commonly used in vocational evaluation, such as, differential aptitude, vocational interest inventory and, basic achievement/skills tests;  State and Federal laws and regulations relating to employment;  Public welfare, and labor conditions;  Computers, including common office software such as word processing, spreadsheets, database and specialized systems;  Instructional methods and training techniques including curriculum design principles, learning theory, group and individual teaching techniques, design of individual development plans and test design principles;  U.S. Government and State of California occupational guidance aides such as the Dictionary of Occupational Titles;  Office practices and procedures, including filing systems, record keeping, reference sources and operation of standard office machines;  Customer services principles, including the handling of irate and distressed people;  Effective methods for utilizing audio/visual equipment and other training aids or materials;  Basic mathematics to perform calculations of average difficulty to determine eligibility of support services, related program services and financial sanctions;  Facilitation techniques.  Ability to:  Evaluate client educational, work, personal history and occupational interests and develop a comprehensive employment/service plan;  Communicate effectively and sensitively with individuals representing diverse cultures and backgrounds;  Interview and speak effectively;  Administer and interpret appropriate psychometric instruments, such as, differential aptitude, vocational interest inventory and, basic achievement/skills tests, to groups and individuals;  Identify complex nature of client problems and assist clients with employment preparation and the removal of barriers to success in the program;  Evaluate training provided by service providers;  Elicit and analyze confidential information from clients;  Work effectively with disadvantaged or disabled persons;  Read, interpret and properly apply laws, regulations, complex rules, policies and procedures;  Effectively organize work, establish priorities, and maintain productivity and accuracy;  Manage assigned cases in a timely and efficient manner including reconcile billing statements to authorized payment of services;  Perform work involving independent judgment that supports established performance goals;  Conduct orientation sessions, act as facilitator and effectively utilize group dynamic skills and techniques;  Collect, assemble, and analyze occupational and employer data;  Engage clients in problem solving, decision making and participation in program activities;  Conduct interactive interviews and counseling sessions;  Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with others. Closing Date/Time: 11/14/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 01, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, to provide direct customer service by disseminating information concerning permit requirements, codes, ordinances, inspection procedures, compliance and abatement, surveyor maps, properties, easements, street name changes, or annexations; to process land development applications and building permits; to maintain applicable databases; to provide skilled assistance to staff with the coordination of all phases of the permit application and code compliance processes, including permit and complaint intake, application review, plan check, inspection, mapping, and surveying. Typical Tasks Coordinates the permit application process, while working closely with permit applicants; explains ordinances, codes, and departmental policies and procedures regarding plan reviews, permit processing, inspections, code violations, and abating building or housing violations;    Assists builders, contractors, developers, architects, engineers, department representatives, and the general public in person, on-line, or on the telephone; assists the public in researching and finding records of their properties; answers general questions regarding property lines, land surveying, and state regulations pertaining to boundary surveys; and processes abandonments and street name change requests;   Receives and reviews a variety of permit applications, construction plans, and supporting documentation for completeness and accuracy; secures missing information from customers and determines needed level of review of plans and inspections; enters detailed information into computer based systems;   Receives maps, corrected maps, and requests for abandonment of easements, street name changes and annexations and reviews them for completeness, accuracy, and conformance;   Processes, coordinates and issues various building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire, grading, and land development permits; determines required inspections, creates inspection records, and schedules inspection appointments;   Uses fee schedules and calculates fees; handles cash, checks, and other forms of payment; opens and closes a cash register and issues receipts;   Receives complaints and researches code and ordinance violations, applicable public records, land use, geologic hazard, flood plains, fire hazard zones, historical or other permit sites; confers with field investigators and other staff; develops and implements abatement plans;   Coordinates, logs, and routes plans; facilitates plan check process to ensure permits are issued in a timely manner; tracks the status of permit applications or plan reviews and updates the applicant;   Resolves a variety of problems and complaints regarding permit and plan submittals and processing, illegal construction, code and ordinance violations, and inspections;   Coordinates and performs activities related to code and ordinance violations and enforcement activities;   Organizes and maintains County surveyor maps, records, and related documents;   May train other Planning staff;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and the attainment of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Training and Experience Note:   The knowledge, skills, and abilities are acquired through possession of a high school diploma or equivalent   AND Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience providing assistance to a staff in the building trades or related trade or service to the public in the area of permit processing, plan checking, mapping, surveying, building inspection, or land development.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit is required for some positions. Knowledge of:   Constructions types, plans, specifications, and legal aspects of code enforcement;   Maps, abandonment of easements, street name change and annexation requests; property lines, land surveying, and state regulations pertaining to boundary surveys;   Building trades, codes, ordinances, and regulations;   Regulatory and discretionary permit application processes;   Mathematical concepts to calculate fees;   Building and planning office procedures and operations;   Operation of standard office software and equipment;   Public relations practices. Ability to:  Understand general information on construction plans and documents submitted with permit applications;   Understand and effectively explain regulations, procedures, and ordinances to the public;   Research property records; organize and maintain surveyor maps, records, and documents;   Prioritize tasks and organize workload in order to provide efficient and effective customer service;   Develop and maintain effective working relationships with builders, contractors, developers, department representatives, the general public and staff;   Maintain records, compile and tabulate data;   Operate a variety of office software and equipment;   Perform basic mathematical calculations;   Use computers to manage data, documents, and workflow;   Train technical and clerical staff. Closing Date/Time: 11/14/2018 11:59 PM Pacific