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.

 

57 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 11, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, to provide psychiatric casework, counseling, psychotherapy, and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting.   Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.  These positions are located in both our Mental Health Division and our Alcohol & Drug Services Division.     Typical Tasks Performs intensive casework, counseling, psychotherapy, and treatment services with patients or clients and their families;   Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the development of treatment plans;   May participate in group therapy programs;   Prepares social case histories with particular emphasis upon psycho-social factors affecting the patient or client;   Cooperates with staff and other community agencies in carrying out treatment plans;   Participates in psychotherapy programs with psychiatric and/or milieu 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 in Social Work from an accredited college or university which qualifies for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and two years of post graduate social work experience in the field of mental health. Possession of a valid California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. Knowledge of: The principles of psychiatric social work and psychotherapy;   Counseling, casework, and other techniques of psychiatric social work;   Social aspects of mental health and emotional disturbances;   Theory and practice of community mental health, or alcohol, or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers, and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to:   Effectively apply psychiatric social work theory and casework skills and psychotherapeutic interventions;   Do differential diagnosis;   Develop and implement a treatment program;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Secure and record accurate and pertinent social and personal data;   Effectively use psychiatric consultation.   Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 11, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, provides counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a clinic or institutional setting.   Positions are available in both the Mental Health Department as well as the Alcohol & Drug Services Department.     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, CA, USA
May 03, 2018
Full Time
Under supervision, provides counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a clinic or institutional setting.   This recruitment is for both full time and part time employment.  Please make sure you select the type of employment you are interested in working.       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 development of treatment plans;   May participate in a group therapy program;   Cooperates with staff and other 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 in 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. Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as Marriage and Family Therapist Intern and maintain current registration and remain in good standing until license is received. Incumbents are expected to obtain a valid California Marriage and Family Therapist license as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Sciences. Incumbents in this class must comply with California licensure requirements as outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. 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 the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers 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;   Effectively use psychiatric consultation.   Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Apr 20, 2018
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise a staff engaged in a program for the acquisition, management, lease or disposal of real property and rights-of-way. Typical Tasks Plans, schedules and directs assigned personnel in the performance of appraisals, negotiations, title and escrow work, and other phases necessary in acquiring property and rights of way for public use;   May perform personally or assist with complex appraisals, negotiations or other phases as necessary to effect acquisition of properties or entry rights by purchase, donation, condemnation or exchange;   May review appraisals and authorize amounts for negotiations and settlements in accordance with policy limitations of the department;   May be responsible for the resale of properties acquired by the county;   Provides attorneys with market appraisals and other data for use in property settlements and condemnation suits;   May hire fee appraisers and directly or indirectly supervise their activities related to assigned work;   Prepares budget for area of responsibility and provides supervisor with the status of financial expenditures and account balances;   And performs related work as required. Employment Standards Training and experience equivalent to graduation from college and five years of experience in appraisals and negotiations for the purchase of land, improvements and property rights including at least two years in acquisition for public use. Possession of a valid California driver's license Knowledge of: The principles and techniques of real property appraisal;   Laws and procedures governing acquisition of property and rights of way for public use;   Property values and effect of economic trends on value and price;   Principles of supervision and training. Ability to:   Plan and supervise the work of others;   Perform difficult and complex appraisals or negotiations;   Express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 7/16/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Oct 24, 2017
Full Time
Under direction, to direct and supervise the technical and administrative functions of a section of the Valley Medical Center Clinical Laboratory. This recruitment is for a Full-Time assignment at Valley Medical Center. The list established will be used to fill other vacancies as they occur. This list will also be used for temporary (extra help) opportunities.  If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to indicate that on 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 Interviews, selects, orients, trains and evaluates new employees;   Schedules, assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of laboratory personnel;   Acts as liaison with other supervisors in the laboratory and with other hospital personnel;   Answers questions and resolves problems raised in regard to service or test results;   Reviews quality control of the various procedures performed;   Directs evaluation and review of new procedures and recommends modifications;   Evaluates work load, space, equipment and staffing;   Plans, develops, recommends, initiates and implements approved changes in policies, procedures, and methods;   Implements operating procedures to comply with State or Federal laws, regulations and standards;   Investigates questionable test results;   Maintains quality control standards and ensures the operating efficiency of laboratory equipment and instruments;   Develops procedures, norms, and standards for new laboratory staff;   Evaluates the level of quality of service and current procedures and methods;   Advises subordinate staff in difficult tests or special situations;   Assesses the value of new procedures, products, and equipment for utilization by the laboratory;   Prepares and justifies equipment and personnel budgetary requests;   Develops, participates in, and attends educational and training programs   Monitors and provides feedback to staff on performance of service standards;   Provides support and assistance utilizing management principles and teamwork to promote achievement of common goals and to resolve problems;     Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of a valid Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Bioanalyst, Limited Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Chemist or Clinical Microbiologist license issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services as appropriate for the area of specialization is required. Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities. Knowledge of: Clinical laboratory principles, procedures, practices equipment and/or instrumentation related to microbiological, hematology, immunology, biochemistry, toxicology, and immunohematology;   Modern principles and practices of management, supervision and training;   Hazardous waste management practices and principles;   Proper safety precautions and procedures utilized in handling all types of laboratory specimens, reagents, chemicals and hazardous waste;   Laboratory reference materials;   Federal, state, and local laws governing laboratory procedures;   Use of difficult and complex laboratory tests in the diagnosis of disease;   Quality assurance methods and procedures appropriate to a clinical laboratory; Ability to:  Effectively manage and supervise a moderate to large staff performing a with variety of clinical laboratory tasks;   Implement authorized and approved non-standardized procedures;   Perform complex statistical calculations;   Plan and present work load schedules and budgetary needs;   Plan and develop long term special laboratory projects;   Interpret laws, regulations, policies and procedures;   Assist in the development and management of the section's hazardous waste management program;   Anticipate needs and provide services in a courteous, sensitive, responsive and efficient manner;   Be a role model to staff and other managers and exemplify County and Hospital standards of service;   Work effectively and in cooperation with other organizations, departments, and personnel;   Communicate both orally and in writing;   Fully analyze and solve complex problems. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Oct 20, 2017
Full Time
Under direction, to organize, plan, and supervise the work of a cytology section; and to perform sex chromatin and chromosomes analysis and skilled laboratory procedures in the processing and screening of material to be analyzed for evidence of abnormal cells. Submission of a valid Cytotechnologist Certificate issued by the State of California Department of Health Services is required for this recruitment.  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 Plans, organizes, and supervises the work of a cytology section of a laboratory;   Assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of subordinates; receives and processes specimen materials submitted for examination to determine presence or absence of abnormal cells;   Prepares slides for microscopic examination by staining and labeling;   Screens prepared slides for presence of abnormal cells, referring all positive slides and suspicious slides to pathologists for final diagnosis;   Prepares and studies slides for sex chromatin analyses;   Performs tissue cultures and analyses for chromosomes;   Participates and assists in a variety of laboratory techniques and methods as directed;   Instructs clinical laboratory technologists trainees in activity related to clinical cytological examinations;   Maintains accurate records and performs statistical analysis of test results for evaluation of examination procedures;   Maintains records and prepares reports of work conducted in the section;   Requisitions and maintain records of supplies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a valid Cytotechnologist Certificate issued by the State of California Department of Health Services. In addition, sufficient experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities. Note: A candidate would normally qualify for this class by two years of experience as a cytotechnologist in an approved laboratory. Knowledge of: Clinical laboratory principles, procedures, and practices;   Laboratory techniques related to clinical cytological examinations;   Genital and extra-genital cytologic methods and cytogenetic methods;   Use and care of laboratory instruments, equipment, and supplies;   Principles of supervision and training. Ability to:   Perform clinical laboratory tests and procedures with skill and accuracy;   Make accurate observations and records of test results;   Instruct and supervise others in technical laboratory work;   Perform genital and extra genital cytologic methods and cytogenetic methods;   Maintain records and perform statistical analysis;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Variable Shift
Important Note: Applications are reviewed on an "as-needed" basis as departments submit requests.  After six (6) months, the application is inactivated, but you may re-apply to the program. If additional information is required or your application is accepted into the program you will receive an email.  If you are interested in interning with a specific department, you may reach out to them directly. The Student Internship Program is designed to nurture the educational and professional development of promising job candidates, which may lead to longer retention of the individual as a County employee. Student Interns will assist professional and technical employees in the performance of their duties under close supervision. Specific tasks will vary with the Agency/Department to which they are assigned for a particular work period. For the Agency as a whole, it is expected that the level of education and capabilities attained by Student Interns will be fully capitalized. There are four levels of Student Intern.    Student Intern - Level I:  High school students enrolled in regular high school classes Those enrolled in an alternative vocational high school Students working toward high school equivalency  Student Intern - Level II: Freshman or Sophomore year college students Community college students Vocational school students who have completed high school Student Intern - Level III: Junior or Senior year college students   Student Interns at this level must work in their chosen field of study Student Intern - Level IV:  Professional and graduate school students   Student Interns at this level must work in their chosen field of study This posting is for the Student Intern, Level II and Student Intern, Level II - 521. Student Interns who are hired to perform tasks or duties similar to classifications represented by Local 521 are categorized as "Student Intern - 521." This list will be used to fill Student Intern, Level II - 521 opportunities. It may also be used for other Student Intern, Level II internships. Applicants for this posting should be freshman or sophomore year college students, community college students, or vocational school students who have completed high school and have an overall grade point average of at least 2.5 on a four-point scale.   Interns in the level are closely supervised and work as assistants. They are responsible for learning the Agency's or Department's policies, procedures and methods of operation; collecting and tabulating data; and learning how to interpret such. In addition, Level II Student Interns are able to evaluate information gained in accordance with established policies and procedures and assist professional staff members in ongoing project work. This recruitment requires the submission of an online application. No paper applications will be accepted. Applicants must apply online at www.sccjobs.org. Computers are available at the County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, normal business hours, for applicants to apply online.   You must also attach documentation of your student status. Normally, an unofficial transcript and a copy of your current schedule is sufficient documentation. You must submit all documents by uploading it as an attachment to your job application. Applications without the required documentation will be rejected.   To apply, attach:   A copy of your unofficial transcript, official transcript or a letter from your admissions office that displays your name, school information, declared major, grade point average and total units/hours accumulated. Please Note: For verification purposes, we reserve the right to request official documentation.   A current class schedule that includes your name, course dates (start/end date) and school information on it or a letter from the admissions office. This will fulfill proof of enrollment in high school, college or proof of graduation within the last six months, from the date of graduation. Employment Standards Student Eligibility: In order to qualify for the Student Intern classifications, a student must:   Be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident alien, or a non-citizen with proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Certain individuals under eighteen may require work permits.   Be enrolled in an accredited institution or a school licensed by a state agency and have attended that institution for at least one semester.   Have an overall institutional grade point average of at least 2.5 on a four-point scale.   Submit a completed application for employment.   Pass a physical exam. Verification and Audit Procedures: Prior to hiring a student or recent graduate into one of the proposed intern classifications, departments need to verify both the student's status with the school and enrollment in a defined program of study that is aligned with the intern position the student will fill. Departmental use of these classifications will be subject to audit from ESA Human Resources to ensure that they are being used for the defined purposes of introducing the County to students as a potential employer and providing practical work experience to local students. The recent graduate category will also be monitored to ensure that no one is working as an intern longer than six months following graduation. Hours per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) are limited to 1,040. Work can be performed full-time during the summer and/or part-time during the school year, with the proposed work pattern approved by the Agency. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Variable Shift
Important Note: Applications are reviewed on an "as-needed" basis as departments submit requests.  After six (6) months, the application is inactivated, but you may re-apply to the program. If additional information is required or your application is accepted into the program you will receive an email.  If you are interested in interning with a specific department, you may reach out to them directly. The Student Internship Program is designed to nurture the educational and professional development of promising job candidates, which may lead to longer retention of the individual as a County employee. Student Interns will assist professional and technical employees in the performance of their duties under close supervision. Specific tasks will vary with the Agency/Department to which they are assigned for a particular work period. For the Agency as a whole, it is expected that the level of education and capabilities attained by Student Interns will be fully capitalized. There are four levels of Student Intern.    Student Intern - Level I:  High school students enrolled in regular high school classes Those enrolled in an alternative vocational high school Students working toward high school equivalency  Student Intern - Level II: Freshman or Sophomore year college students Community college students Vocational school students who have completed high school Student Intern - Level III: Junior or Senior year college students   Student Interns at this level must work in their chosen field of study Student Intern - Level IV:  Professional and graduate school students   Student Interns at this level must work in their chosen field of study This posting is for the Student Intern, Level IV and Student Intern, Level IV - 521. Student Interns who are hired to perform tasks or duties similar to classifications represented by Local 521 are categorized as "Student Intern - 521." This list will be used to fill Student Intern, Level IV - 521 opportunities. It may also be used for other Student Intern, Level IV internships. Applicants for this level should be p rofessional and graduate school students and have an overall grade point average of at least 2.5 on a four-point scale. Individuals assigned to this classification would only be eligible to work in a position related to the student's field of study.   Interns in this level are responsible for learning the Agency's or Department's policies, procedures and methods of operation; collecting and tabulating data; and learning how to interpret such. In addition, the Level IV Student Intern, under the supervision of professionals, assumes responsibility for preliminary studies, analysis, and recommendations on systems, devices, machines, and procedures of the Agency/Department.   This recruitment requires the submission of an online application. No paper applications will be accepted. Applicants must apply online at www.sccjobs.org. Computers are available at the County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, normal business hours, for applicants to apply online.   You must also attach documentation of your student status. Normally, an unofficial transcript and a copy of your current schedule is sufficient documentation. You must submit all documents by uploading it as an attachment to your job application. Applications without the required documentation will be rejected.   To apply, attach:   A copy of your unofficial transcript, official transcript or a letter from your admissions office that displays your name, school information, declared major, grade point average and total units/hours accumulated. Please Note: For verification purposes, we reserve the right to request official documentation.   A current class schedule that includes your name, course dates (start/end date) and school information on it or a letter from the admissions office. This will fulfill proof of enrollment in high school, college or proof of graduation within the last six months, from the date of graduation. Employment Standards Student Eligibility: In order to qualify for the Student Intern classifications, a student must:   Be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident alien, or a non-citizen with proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Certain individuals under eighteen may require work permits.   Be enrolled in an accredited institution or a school licensed by a state agency and have attended that institution for at least one semester.   Have an overall institutional grade point average of at least 2.5 on a four-point scale.   Submit a completed application for employment.   Pass a physical exam. Verification and Audit Procedures: Prior to hiring a student or recent graduate into one of the proposed intern classifications, departments need to verify both the student's status with the school and enrollment in a defined program of study that is aligned with the intern position the student will fill. Departmental use of these classifications will be subject to audit from ESA Human Resources to ensure that they are being used for the defined purposes of introducing the County to students as a potential employer and providing practical work experience to local students. The recent graduate category will also be monitored to ensure that no one is working as an intern longer than six months following graduation. Hours per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) are limited to 1,040. Work can be performed full-time during the summer and/or part-time during the school year, with the proposed work pattern approved by the Agency. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Oct 13, 2017
Full Time
Under supervision, to maintain, and repair elevators and auxiliary equipment, including electrical circuitry. Typical Tasks Inspects and maintains elevators and auxiliary equipment; Checks electrical control and signal systems, hoisting mechanisms and cables, motors, guide rails, brakes, doors, and safety devices; Checks temperature and moist level; Oils and greases moving parts such as fly-ball governors, pulleys, and runners; overhauls and cleans governors, and hoists; Replaces and tightens bearings and bushings; Vacuums and cleans selector boards, cleans and replaces capacitors, coils, contacts, brushers, relays, switches, pneumatic timers, solenoids, runners, and elevator doors; Adjusts and levels timing devices so that elevator's stops are at proper level on each floor; Overhauls mechanical auxiliary equipment; Repairs electrical circuitry; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience, which demonstrates possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a high school diploma, and four (4) years of experience as an Elevator Mechanic. Possession of a valid Certified Competent Conveyance Mechanic certification issued by the State of California, Department of Industrial Relations, Elevator, Ride and Tramway Unit. Possession of a valid California Drivers license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify and maintain a County Drivers Permit. Knowledge of: Elevator electrical and mechanical components and systems; Design, construction, operation, and repair of elevators; The laws, rules and standards pertaining to elevator maintenance and repair. Ability to: Maintain and repair elevators and auxiliary mechanical equipment; Read, interpret, and work from mechanical and electrical diagrams and blueprints; Follow oral and written instructions; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Willingness to: Tolerate dust, noise, vibration, fumes, odors, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, cramped quarters, and inadequate lighting. Special Requirement: Elevator Mechanics are placed on a rotating "on call" list for weekend and holiday coverage of County facilities. On-call status and availability will depend on department and/or assignment. Depending upon assignment incumbents will be required to be available and on-site within one (1) hour or two (2) hours of notification. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 23, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction, provides skilled social work services to cases requiring maximum service, and involving a variety of complex social problems and treatment plans. The Social Worker III list may be used to fill vacancies as they occur within Social Services Agency, Department Family and Children Services. Social Worker III positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Family and Children's Services work in a variety of assignments connected to child safety, well-being and permanency. The Social Worker III duties may include: receiving and making reports of alleged child abuse and/or neglect; assessing and investigate allegations of abuse and/or neglect; developing appropriate interventions, providing referrals for services, and monitoring services for children and parents; removing children from unsafe environments; providing case management services; preparing documentation, case plans, safety plans, Court Reports and other legal documents; providing testimony in Court; assessing and evaluating potential caregivers; placing children into appropriate homes; conducting home visits with children, caregivers, and parents; and assessing and addressing issues specific to the child's and families circumstances such as substance abuse, intimate partner violence, mental health issues, sexual abuse, parenting,  developmental issues, immigration, and psycho-social-emotional-behavioral issues. 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. 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 requiring specialized and/or intensive casework where cases are likely to involve emotional difficulties and chronic adjustment problems in departments; 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 constrains, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to DFCS; Manages a caseload accountably; Evaluates client problems, develops complete treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court action; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; 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; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Acts as a resource specialist; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; Acts as a resource specialist; May be assigned as a Disaster Services Worker, as required; Performs related work as required.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child's and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. 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   Three (3) years of social work experience of which two (2) years are equivalent to a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   OR   Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work, as a Title IVE student   AND   Two (2) years of experience equivalent to the classification of a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   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 and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Knowledge of: Differential casework treatment techniques; Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Principles, objective, methods and techniques of social work; Individual and group behavior, child development, family relationships and dynamics; Human growth and development; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database. Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies and protective services for adults and children.  Ability to: Apply comprehensive integrated knowledge of all phases of social work treatment for predictable results; Use self with a very high level or skill in all professional relationships; Engage the client in the problem solving process; Establish and maintain an effective casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive and provide 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; Interprets complex laws and regulations to clients and public; Interview effectively; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respect for family's cultural values; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Utilize a wide range of social work techniques and community resources. Closing Date/Time: 7/9/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, develop and implement public awareness programs on the services provided by the Vector Control District; and to develop effective methods of conveying information concerning the prevention of vector-borne diseases through public education. Typical Tasks Establishes and maintains working relationships with schools, libraries, and governmental agencies to coordinate Vector Control Education Programs; Plans and conducts orientation programs, workshops and education programs for District staff, schools, community groups and other agencies regarding vector control education and information; Researches, prepares, edits and updates materials such as brochures, flyers, and other educational materials to disseminate vector control information and services; Develops and evaluates teaching and instructional materials including written materials, audio-visual aid and equipment; Designs, creates and/or procures layouts, illustrations and posters for exhibits, displays, and other educational programs; Develops related media relations activities, including preparation and distribution of informational articles, press releases and public service announcements; Participates in Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California issues by serving on Statewide Committees concerned with public information, vector awareness and staff training and development; Conducts community surveys and collaborates with other specialists and civic groups to ascertain vector control education needs; Develops and maintains the education/community resource component of the Vector Control District budget; Maintains Vector Control District Library; Provides technical assistance and consultation to community groups, private and public agencies and professional groups; Develops and coordinates special exhibits at local health fairs, County and State Fairs; Represents the District in professional and community affairs; Develops and maintains current list of media contacts; Researches and stays current on production techniques, methods and materials; May lead staff on a project basis; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Any combination of training, education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Communication, Education, Social or Behavioral Sciences. In addition one year of experience in a professional training, education or public relations capacity is required. Possession of certificates in the areas of Mosquito Control, Vertebrate Vector Control and Invertebrate Vector Control as required and issued by the California State Department of Health. These certificates must be obtained within the first year of employment. Knowledge of: Principles, techniques, methods and materials of community education and mass communications; Methods, techniques and equipment including Desktop Publishing and graphic software programs used to develop educational material; Principles of entomology or related biological sciences; Practices and procedures of vector disease control and surveillance operations. Ability to: Understand, interpret and apply provisions of Federal, State, and local legislation, rules and regulations relating to the use of pesticides: Gather and present data effectively and write clear and concise reports; Interpret program objectives and work independently under general direction; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals and groups; Develop rapport with a wide range of individuals and/or organizations. Working Conditions: Handles and has contact with toxic and hazardous substances, a variety of biting and stinging insects. May come in contact with dangerous and diseased animals and vectors. Closing Date/Time: 7/5/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 21, 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: 7/3/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 21, 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: 7/12/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 20, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction, the Director leads, plans and administers the development and operations of the County's regional park system and recreation programs. THE POSITION The current vacancy is due to the upcoming retirement of the current Director in July 2018. This Executive Leadership position reports to the Deputy County Executive with responsibility for the Department of Parks and Recreation. THE DEPARTMENT Founded in 1956, the County Parks and Recreation Department has grown from four to twenty-eight regional parks. The Department manages a network of over 50,000 acres of regional parks and trails along hillsides adjacent to the urban fringe and along the creeks that pass through the urban service area. The Department operates five camping parks (one outfitted with yurts), ten reservoirs for recreational boating and fishing, 350 miles of hiking, horseback riding, and biking trails, a motorcycle park, hang gliding in Ed Levin Park, a boat launch to the San Francisco Bay at Alviso Marina Park, and many other amenities of broad appeal within a regional park system that contains some of the County's finest natural resources. The Department is organized into three divisions: Field Operations and Visitor Services Division is staffed by Park Rangers (sworn law enforcement officers who are also trained in fire suppression, emergency medical response, resource management, and visitor service), skilled maintenance personnel, and interpretive and outdoor recreation program staff. The Park Planning and Development Division is responsible for long range system planning, park master planning, capital project design, construction management, land acquisition and property management. The Administrative Services Division is responsible for central support services including finance and budget, human resources and training, information services, reservation and permits, and other administrative services.   The Department enjoys a stable funding source via the Park Charter Fund, a provision in the County Charter approved by voters six times over the past four decades that provides a set aside of property taxes to support the acquisition, development and operation of the County's regional park system. The FY19 budget is approx. $75 million. The Department is guided by a board adopted Strategic Plan and carries out its mission with the support of over 250 staff, hundreds of dedicated volunteers, and cooperative relationships with aligned agencies and organizations in the region. DESIRABLE CHARACTERISTICS Inspirational leader who develops and guides staff in making strategic decisions, promotes a collaborative team oriented culture committed to continuous learning and improvement. Passion for public service and customer service. Commitment to excellence for a premier regional park system. Value public engagement and promotes diversity in a multi-cultural community that represents a tremendous variety of recreational interests. Keen understanding of the mission to balance recreational use with natural resource protection. Able to cultivate relationships with external partners at the local, regional, and state level. Comfort in juggling many competing demands and priorities while maintaining a consistent vision and work plan. Acuity in reading a the political environment and adjusting appropriately to maintain constructive and productive relations. Demonstrated track record for all aspects of organizational development and management. Comprehensive understanding of the regional parks, recreation, open space and trails business. Familiarity with the responsibilities of natural resource stewardship and land conservation. Superb oral and written communications skills. FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE This recruitment will remain open until position is filled .  It may also be extended or closed as early as 10 days after issue date. Therefore, it is critical to submit your application as soon as possible.   To apply for this exceptional opportunity, applicants must complete the online application and must provide a CV. 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 Patricia Carrillo , Executive Services at (408) 299-5897 .   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 Plans, organizes, directs, manages and evaluates the programs, staff and functions of the Department of Parks and Recreation;   Assesses and analyzes community needs for urban and rural regional parks;   Directs the provision of services which ensure the Department's ability to meet the financial responsibilities for sustaining and expanding the existing regional park system;   Coordinates with other jurisdictions, County agencies/departments and community groups;   Directs the development, preparation, and implementation of the departmental budget, including the review and analysis of division budget requests, development of justification for budget proposals, and the management of expenditures and revenues;   Ensures the delivery of quality, customer-focused services by a commitment to continuous work improvement and exemplary public service;   Directs the provision of services to ensure natural resource protection and preservation; habitat restoration and enhancement; environmental regulation compliance; natural resource management planning, inventory and monitoring; and public use and resource protection;   Represents the Department before the Parks and Recreation Commission, Board of Supervisors, and outside organizations; I   Partners with other agencies and volunteer groups to maximize effectiveness of Parks and Recreation programs;   May be assigned disaster service worker responsibilities; and   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Considerable education, training and experience which would demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and possession of the following knowledge and abilities. The required knowledge and abilities would typically be acquired through education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Planning, Economics, Public or Business Administration or a related field, and a minimum of three (3) years recent experience with responsibility for the development, management and operation of parks and recreation facilities and programs. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of property acquisition, development, management and disposal;   Contract negotiation and budget administration;   Wildlife and fisheries management;   Habitat protection and restoration;   Federal, State, local ordinances and codes applicable to parks and recreation;   Practices and techniques of budget preparation, monitoring and control;   Principles and practices of organization, administration, personnel management, employee relations, supervision, training and organizational development. Ability to: Manage a comprehensive parks system;   Effectively organize, coordinate, direct and evaluate the staff and functions of a governmental parks and recreation department;   Identify budget administration problems and devise procedural changes to resolve same;   Interpret, apply and enforce applicable Federal, State and local ordinances and codes;   Train, organize, supervise and motivate departmental staff;   Prepare clear and comprehensive correspondence and reports;   Effectively represent the Department before the Board of Supervisors, County Executive, the public and other organizations;   Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all those contacted during the course of work;   Exercise good judgment in making timely and informed decisions   Communicate effectively orally and in writing.     Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full Time
Under direction, locates venereal and other communicable disease suspects and contacts in order to arrange medical examination and treatment for control purposes. The current vacancy is for the Public Health Department - STD/HIV Prevention & Control Division. However, the list established from this recruitment will be used for other vacancies as they occur.  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 Locates suspects and contacts of venereal and other communicable diseases;   Assists persons with a venereal disease or those exposed to same in receiving examination and treatment;   Interviews diagnosed cases of disease and their contacts;   Makes field investigations of persons suspected of having a venereal disease and those who have come in contact with it;   Maintains epidemiological control record of patients, contacts and suspects;   Maintains a central record file on communicable diseases;   Maintains records of locations where promiscuous activity occurs;   Reports suspicious conditions to police officials;   Maintains cooperative relationships with officials of the Armed Forces, State Department of Public Health and local police departments;   Assists with blood tests, Darkfields, gonorrhea smears and spinal counts;   Assists physician at venereal disease clinics;   Serves Health and Safety Code letters to patients infected with venereal disease;   Serves quarantine letters;   Testifies in court;   Distributes venereal disease educational materials;   Prepares reports and correspondence;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Graduation from an accredited college with a degree in biological or behavioral sciences or a related field and one year of professional experience in public health, hospital, investigation or a related field. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis. Knowledge of: Methods of transmission, diagnosis and treatment of venereal diseases;   Accepted techniques of venereal disease control;   Diagnostic tests for venereal diseases. Ability to:    Conduct interviews of a highly personal nature;   Exercise initiative and tact in tracing contacts and bringing them in to seek treatment;   Gain the confidence of many varied personalities;   Maintain ethical and harmonious relationships with persons contacted;   Speak and write effectively. Closing Date/Time: 7/2/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 16, 2018
Full Time
Under direction, to have charge of varied and difficult engineering work involving the supervision of professional engineers and others engaged in a variety of engineering activities, such as the planning and design of roads and bridges, special studies or services, and other public works projects. Typical Tasks Supervises and participates in the preparation of survey designs and plans for projects such as roads, bridges and other public works;   Assists in direction of a number of field survey crews in obtaining engineering data needed for design work;   Directs the activities of a group of office engineering personnel in analyzing field data, preparing instruments and quantities of materials to be moved, and in preparing plans, profiles, maps and related drawings necessary for construction work;   Makes or reviews stress analyses of structures such as bridges;   Supervises the preparation of structural drawings;   Prepares specifications and related documents used in advertising construction projects for bids;   Provides technical information to officials of other governmental jurisdictions, other engineers, and the public;   Works with utilities and land and water companies in matters of relocation and rights-of-way; directs legal assistance in the preparation of resolutions, agreements and other legal documents;   Conducts special studies, such as the determination of future needs;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Training and experience equivalent to graduation from college with major work in civil engineering or a related field and five years of responsible experience in civil engineering, including experience in a capacity affording opportunity to demonstrate supervisory ability. Registration as a civil engineer in the State of California at the time of appointment. Knowledge of: The methods of making highway surveys and of establishing highway locations;   Methods, materials and equipment used in highway and flood control construction;   Principles and practices of structural engineering as applied to the design and construction of bridges and other structures;   Federal and state design and construction standards;   Principles of supervision and training. Ability to:    Plan, direct and supervise the work of others;   Analyze engineering problems and work out effective solutions;   Make accurate engineering computations;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 7/5/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 15, 2018
Full Time
Under direction, to perform real property appraisals, feasibility studies, negotiations, relocation and housing studies, environmental studies, property disposition, property development, title examining and other functions relative to acquiring, managing, leasing and disposing of real property and rights-of-way. Typical Tasks Performs office and field work involved in the acquisition and disposal of real property or rights-of-way for public use;   Conducts independent negotiations for interests in complex or higher valued properties;   Prepares reports or appraisals for the purpose of acquiring, managing, leasing or disposing of real property or rights-of-way, both entire and partial takings;   Prepares specialized legal documents for acquisition, property management and other agreements as required;   Negotiates for or prepares leases, bid proposals, deeds, reconveyances, quitclaims, licences, agreements for purchase, resolutions or other necessary actions;   Gathers information from the offices of the Assessor, Recorder and title offices, as well as from all other real estate sources;   Examines and interprets title reports;   Manages, leases and disposes of real property;   Secures and assists in the preparation of data and directs the preparation of maps for use in condemnation proceedings or other acquisition transactions;   Prepares and negotiates joint venture agreements with private parties;   Prepares cost estimates for relocation of improvements;   Plans and manages County space use and needs;   Develops and oversees complicated bidding and proposal procedures;   Researches and prepares housing and relocation studies and plans in compliance with state and federal laws;   Provides relocation assistance to displaced homes and businesses, including soliciting and monitoring bids for moving dislocatees;   Recommends on the selection of consultants;   Directs and reviews the work of consultants conducting environmental impact studies and property appraisals;   Prepares or reviews environmental impact reports and related documents based on knowledge of all applicable laws and guidelines;   Makes presentations before groups at public meetings;   Prepares various reports and correspondence;   May assign, supervise or train subordinate employees on a project basis;   May serve as an expert witness in condemnation and other suits;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities below. Experience Note: Generally these requirements would be achieved by the equivalent of a four-year college degree and three years of experience in the appraisal and negotiation for the purchase of land, improvements and property rights, including the preparation or review of environmental documents, two of which involved the acquisition of property for public purposes. Possession of a valid California driver's license. Knowledge of: Federal, State and Local laws and regulations pertaining to: Public land acquisition Leasing Environmental impact requirements Relocation assistance programs Land disposal;   Principles and practices of real property appraisal;   Legal documents and procedures for acquiring property and rights-of-way for public use and land disposal;   Costs of construction and improvements;   Legal terminology pertaining to real property and eminent domain matters;   Components of real property legal descriptions;   Local building ordinances and land development procedures. Ability to:   Conduct negotiations in a persuasive manner;   Interpret maps, engineering plans, and legal documents pertaining to property;   Review for compliance and prepare comprehensive environmental impact reports;   Make appraisals of all types of property;   Make effective oral presentations before groups;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 7/15/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 08, 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 setting 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.   The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies as they become available, this may include full time, part time, and extra help positions.   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: 7/19/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 31, 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, CA, USA
May 31, 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 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) 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: