Job announcement postings are complimentary for public agency members or $150 per job posting for non-members, private employers, and search firms (payment is required prior to posting). To post a job to the Job Board, please contact our Vice President, Selina Zapien via email at selina.zapien@acwd.com (please cc: info@CalGovHR.orgor by phone (510) 668-4223.

  • 06/10/2021 1:56 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Salary: $9,666 - $11,750 per month*

    Final Filing Date: Wednesday, 6/30/2021 by 4:30 p.m. for manual submissions; 5:00 p.m. for online submissions

    *(A COLA salary adjustment is anticipated July 1, 2021 to $9,859 - $11,985 per month.)

    Posted: 6/7/2021

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    The District has one open, full-time position of Financial Management Analyst in the Finance Department of the Administrative Services Division. Interested persons must submit a completed District application and supplemental questionnaire responses to the Human Resources Department no later than the filing deadline.

    DEFINITION

    Under general direction of the Finance Manager, the Financial Management Analyst is responsible for providing and responding to technical inquiries and information requests related to the financial operations and processes of the District, performs research and analysis, and complex budgeting functions including: assisting with intra-district department changes in finance processes, procedures and policies; provides training and guidance on budget preparation, monitors, reconciles, and highlights areas of concern; conducts financial, statistical, and analytical studies; prepares and assists in the preparation of budget, financial reports, and statements; treasury management functions; develops integrated revenue/expense analyses, projections, and reports; performs financial forecasting and reconciliation of fund balances; performs related duties as required.

    DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

    The Financial Management Analyst is a professional, senior-level position of the Finance Department under the Administrative Services Division. This is a single incumbent, mid-management classification characterized by the performance of a full range of professional and technical support, consultation, and complex analysis of budgetary and financial transactions. This position exercises judgment in the interpretation and application of related laws, regulations, practices and procedures.

    This position differs from the Finance Analyst by its technical and specialized knowledge in finance and budget and by the assignment of supervision over technical or professional staff and lead responsibilities, if required. Incumbents may also be requested to act in the absence of the Finance Manager when needed.

    In addition, this position will perform district-wide insurance review to evaluate different insurance policies to determine the associated risks involved in the District’s contracts and agreements. This includes collecting and analyzing all the necessary insurance certificates and endorsements prior to issuing purchase orders to vendors. This position will also manage the risk management contractor and coordinate the actions of the MMWD Risk Management Committee (RMC). Experience in this area is preferred, but not necessarily required as required training will be provided. However, strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required.

    The incumbent will also provide assistance to the Finance Director/Treasurer on special projects, including rate analysis, financing solutions for capital projects, and other projects, as necessary.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

    Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Serves as a liaison to all other departments and management by providing professional and technical expertise required to manage fiscal resources appropriately.

    • Prepares and maintains a wide variety of financial records and information; ensures compliance with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Regularly analyzes the District’s budget and financial information, and reports to Finance Manager areas of concern and recommended actions to address these areas of concern.

    • Assists Finance Manager in assessing and processing financial transactions and managing financial operations within the District; recommends process improvements to ensure integrity and timeliness of financial transactions.

    • In the absence of the Finance Manager, may assume responsibility of the Finance Manager if required.

    • Coordinates and assists with the development, preparation and implementation of the two-year operating and capital budgets by performing statistical analysis of cash flow; monitoring and evaluating budgets and cash flow for appropriateness to ensure fiscal solvency and accountability.

    • Assists with the annual financial and grant audit, and preparation of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) to comply with legal obligations of the Finance Department.

    • Assists with preparation of the annual State Controller’s Financial Transaction Reports and the Statement of Indebtedness to comply with California State regulation.

    • Analyzes financial system needs and identifies methods to manage information and procedures with greater efficiency and reliability. Analyzes the flow of information system data and develops internal procedures for staff to facilitate the timely and accurate entry of financial records.

    • Conducts contract reviews, analyzes insurance coverage information and documentation for all agreements, leases, District issued permits and purchase orders; periodically works directly with brokers and carriers to clarify District requirements and seek resolution of complex issues; provides notice to proceed when insurance compliance is achieved.

    • Participates in strategizing systems solutions and provides on-going technical guidance in the general use of reporting using the financial system.

    • Assists with analyzing operational cash flow management, including forecasting cash needs and daily cash management.

    • Maintains effective communication with staff regarding financial matters; provides information and technical support in the development and revision of policies and regulations; assists in the development of procedures; reviews proposed contracts for adherence to District policy, state laws and regulations.

    • Provides support to District staff as a fiscal advisor when necessary. May train, coordinate, and or review the work of staff and provide recommendations to the Finance Manager, if needed.

    • Researches and analyzes financial data as requested by the Finance Manager; reconciles and identifies financial discrepancies; resolves financial inquiries from District staff and recommends solutions.

    • Coordinates the work of the Risk Management Committee (RMC).

    • Prepare, collect and update data needed to renew the District’s annual insurance policies.

    • Review and evaluate insurance requirements for contracts and agreements; and

    • Performs other related duties as required.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Knowledge of:

    • Budgetary principles;

    • Financial accounting systems and principles and practices;

    • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations;

    • Mathematical principles;

    • Financial control practices and procedures;

    • Automated budgeting and financial systems;

    • Financial reporting methods;

    • Fund accounting principles and practices;

    • Advanced research methods and techniques, report writing, basic statistics and development of oral presentations based on research;

    • Principles of and practices of public administration and organization applicable to public agencies;

    • Basic risk management principles.

    • Basic principles and practices related to supervision, training, and performance evaluations;

    • Proper spelling, grammar, punctuation and writing practices;

    • Public funds administration principles and practices;

    • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);

    • Governmental Accounting Standard Board (GASB) principles.

    Ability to:

    • Effectively problem solve, analyze information and present sound recommendations;

    • Perform complex mathematical and analytical calculations;

    • Prepare and maintain critical financial records;

    • Interpret and apply laws, rules, and regulations;

    • Research and resolve financial discrepancies;

    • Prepare reports and conduct presentations for a variety of audiences;

    • Communicate complex and detailed reports and information;

    • Analyze statistical and financial relationships in data;

    • Prepare budget documents;

    • Handle multiple priorities simultaneously;

    • Prioritize workload and meet critical deadlines;

    • Represent the District in meeting with other agencies and the public;

    • Provide lead direction and technical support to staff when required;

    • Exercise sound judgment within established policies and procedures;

    • Interpret and apply accounting procedures and principles;

    • Analyze complex financial information;

    • Record, analyze, verify, reconcile, and report financial transactions;

    • Work effectively with District staff and stakeholders;

    • Utilize computer technology for communication, data gathering and reporting;

    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;

    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;

    • Travel to off-site work locations and off-site meetings depending upon job assignment.

    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

    Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major in Accounting, Economics, Finance, or closely-related field of study required,

    and;

    • Four (4) to Five (5) years of related experience in budget/accounting/finance/analysis and/or any combination of education and training which demonstrates ability to perform the duties as described,

    and;

    • Demonstrated increasingly responsible experience in budgetary analysis and complex accounting procedures,

    and;

    • Prior successful experience working in public accounting and/or public agencies.

    and;

    • One year of lead or supervisory experience in public accounting and/or public agencies is desired.

    Experience and/or familiarity with insurance requirements pertaining to contracts and agreements is desired.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    Per California Government Code, Title 1, Division 4, Chapter 8, Section 3100 “all public employees are hereby declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law.”

    LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

    Possession of or the ability to obtain an appropriate California driver’s license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles and satisfactory driving record.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

    Mobility to work in a standard office setting, use standard office equipment such as a personal computer, word processing and data base software, calculator, a copy and/or fax machine. Enter and retrieve data from personal computers and terminals via keyboards, and is often performed while sitting for extended periods of time. Frequently operate office equipment requiring repetitive arm/hand movement and/or the coordinated movement of more than one limb simultaneously. Demonstrate adequate hearing and speech to converse in person and over the telephone and vision to read printed materials and use a computer screen. The employee is occasionally required to lift and carry short distances objects such as reams of copies paper, office supplies, files, books and other package up to 10 to 25 pounds at a height to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

    The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate noise. The employee is exposed to outdoor temperature, humidity, wetness and dust. The position may require the ability to work overtime and weekends as needed.

    Employees who drive on District business to carry out job-related duties must possess a California driver’s license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the District including review of a recent DMV history. In order to drive, individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles and equipment safely.

    To be successful in this job, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the listed duties. These duties are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of the position. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to the Human Resources Manager.

    APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

    To be considered for this career opportunity, applicants must submit the following information to the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline shown on this announcement:

    a. Properly completed District application. Clearly state the title of the position for which you are applying.

    b. Supplemental application. The attached page of supplemental questions will be a primary tool in

    evaluating qualifications for this position. The responses will be evaluated along with the completed application form. Applications received without completed Supplemental Responses will not be considered.

    c. Resume. Strongly recommended (see below).

    A resume may be included but does not substitute for a completed application. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the selection process. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to show that he/she meets the minimum qualifications in this job announcement.

    The examination process may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical test, and oral and/or final interviews. All applicants will be notified of the disposition of their application. Based upon information provided in the application documents, the applicants presenting the best job-related qualifications will be invited to continue in the process. An eligibility list may result from this examination process.

    Applicants who are selected for district employment are subject to a background check conducted by an outside agency and must take and pass a pre-employment/pre-duty medical exam and drug test. Depending upon job duty assignments, the applicant may be required to submit an original California Department of Motor Vehicles driving history. Current employees are exempt from this requirement.

    Do NOT submit the DMV driving history until requested to do so.

    You may apply ONLINE through CALOPPS at:

    Click here for more information on the Financial Management Analyst Job Opportunity

    Online applications are strongly encouraged and will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline date.

    A manual application packet may also be obtained by calling 415-945-1434, or in person at MMWD/HR, 220 Nellen Avenue, Corte Madera, CA 94925. The filing deadline time for in-person manual application and faxed application submissions is 4:30 p.m. on the filing deadline date.

    If application materials are faxed, the originals of the submissions must be mailed and post marked by the filing deadline date indicated in the job posting.


  • 06/10/2021 1:55 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Final Filing Date: Wednesday, 6/30/2021 by 4:30 p.m. for manual submissions; 5:00 p.m. for online submissions

    Salary: Controls Technician I $7,016 - $8,515/month*

    Controls Technician II $7,921 - $9,704/month*

    *A COLA salary adjustment is anticipated July 1, 2021 to: Controls Technician I: $7,156 - $8,685/month; Controls Technician II: $8,079 - $9,898/month

    Posted: 6/7/2021

    POSITION OVERVIEW

    The System Control Department of the Operations Division is recruiting for one regular, full-time Controls Technician I or II. Under supervision and depending upon level, participates in/or performs the programming, installation, and maintenance of all components associated with control systems located throughout the District, and performs related work as required. This position will be staffed at a level commensurate with the qualifications of the selected individual, and requires an on-site day-to-day presence (non-telecommuting role).

    DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

    Controls Technician I:

    This is the first level in the Control Technician series. Incumbents receive specific assignments and operate under close supervision until their knowledge and job skills expand. Incumbents are expected to increase their knowledge, skills and abilities related to the installation and repair of control system equipment in order to move to the Controls Technician II.

    Controls Technician II:

    This is the journey level in the Controls Technician series. Incumbents are expected to troubleshoot and perform independently the more difficult electrical and electronic repairs to control systems located throughout the District.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

    TYPICAL DUTIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

    For Controls Technician I:

    • Participates in the programming, installation, and maintenance of programmable logic controllers (PLC);

    • installs, maintains, and repairs telemetry communication devices, such as modems, digital service units, port expanders and 900 MHz MAS radios;

    • performs data base modifications to SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system software;

    • performs modifications to SCADA system operator interface screens;

    • performs electrical and electronic repairs;

    • maintains control system documentation;

    • keeps abreast of technological changes;

    • follows applicable safety rules and regulations.

    For Controls Technician II:

    • Programs, installs, and maintains programmable logic controllers (PLC);

    • installs, maintains, and repairs telemetry communication devices, such as modems, digital service units, and 900 MHz MAS radios;

    • installs, maintains, and repairs control system equipment used for the purposes of monitoring and controlling process variables such as flow, pressure, liquid level, pH turbidity, etc;

    • performs the more difficult data base modifications to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system software;

    • performs the more difficult modifications to SCADA system operator interface screens;

    • performs the more difficult electrical and electronic control system repairs;

    • maintains control system documentation;

    • participates in the design and modification of control system hardware and software;

    • trains others in the more difficult tasks;

    • prepares written reports and makes as-built drawings of completed jobs;

    • uses a computerized maintenance system to organize the maintenance of control system components;

    • keeps abreast of technological changes;

    • follows applicable safety rules and regulations.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    FOR CONTROLS TECHNICIAN I:

    Knowledge of:

    • Testing and calibration of telemetry sensing devices;

    • terms, practices and procedures common to the electronic or electrical trades;

    • tools and instruments used in the repair and maintenance of electronic, electrical and mechanical/electrical equipment;

    • computer hardware and operating systems used in modern SCADA systems.

    Ability to:

    • Interpret and work from schematic diagrams;

    • repair and maintain electronic, electrical and mechanical/electrical equipment;

    • understand and learn from technical documentation associated with District control systems;

    • understand and use software used in modern control systems;

    • troubleshoot and diagnose equipment failures;

    • understand and carry out written and oral instructions;

    • deal effectively with those contacted in the course of work;

    • travel to alternative work locations and off-site meetings;

    • drive a vehicle.

    Training and Experience:

    Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

    • Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent; and two years’ working with computer systems or electronic/electrical equipment;

    OR

    • An Associate of Science degree in instrumentation, measurement and control, electrical, electronics or mechanical technologies or closely related field.

    For Controls Technician II:

    Knowledge of:

    • Testing and calibration of analyzers and telemetry sensing devices;

    • serial data communications;

    • terms, practices and procedures common to the electronic and electrical trade;

    • tools and instruments used in the repair and maintenance of electronic, electrical and mechanical/electrical equipment.

    Ability to:

    • Repair and maintain electronic, electrical and mechanical/electrical equipment;

    • interpret and work from schematic diagrams;

    • troubleshoot and diagnose equipment failures;

    • understand and learn from technical documentation associated with District control systems;

    • understand and use software used in modern control systems;

    • learn and use a variety of application software;

    • prepare as-built drawings of completed jobs;

    • prepare and write concise reports;

    • maintain accurate schedules and records;

    • understand and carry out written and oral instructions;

    • deal effectively with those contacted in the course of work;

    • travel to alternative work locations and off-site meetings;

    • drive a vehicle.

    Training and Experience:

    Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

    • Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent; and two years’ working with computer systems or electronic/electrical equipment; and an Associate of Science degree in instrumentation, measurement and control, electrical, electronics or mechanical technologies or closely related field.

    OR

    • Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent, and four years of experience working with or installing electronic process control or SCADA equipment, at least two of which included working at a level equivalent to a Controls Technician I.

    Knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems used in modern SCADA systems is desirable.

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

    For Controls Technician I:

    • Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles and satisfactory driving record

    • Possession of an International Society of Automation (ISA) certification as “Level I Certified Control Systems Technician” HIGHLY DESIRABLE;

    • Pass a “D1” Distribution Operators Examination and obtain a State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) “D1” Operator Certificate within one year of date of hire.

    For Controls Technician II:

    • Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles and satisfactory driving record;

    • pass a “D1” Distribution Operators Examination and obtain a State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) “D1” Operator Certificate within one year of date of hire;

    • possession of an International Society of Automation (ISA) certification as “Level II Certified Control Systems Technician” HIGHLY DESIRABLE.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    • Per California Government Code, Title 1, Division 4, Chapter 8, Section 3100 “all public employees are hereby declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law.”

    APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

    To be considered for this career opportunity, applicants must submit the following information to the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline shown on this announcement:

    a. Properly completed District application. Clearly state the title of the position for which you are applying.

    b. Supplemental application. The attached page of supplemental questions will be a primary tool in

    evaluating qualifications for this position. The responses will be evaluated along with the completed application form. Applications received without completed Supplemental Responses will not be considered.

    c. Resume. Strongly recommended (see below).

    A resume may be included but does not substitute for a completed application. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the selection process. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to show that he/she meets the minimum qualifications in this job announcement.

    The examination process may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical test, and oral and/or final interviews. All applicants will be notified of the disposition of their application. Based upon information provided in the application documents, the applicants presenting the best job-related qualifications will be invited to continue in the process. An eligibility list may result from this examination process.

    Applicants who are selected for district employment are subject to a background check conducted by an outside agency and must take and pass a pre-employment/pre-duty medical exam and drug test. Depending upon job duty assignments, the applicant may be required to submit an original California Department of Motor Vehicles driving history. Current employees are exempt from this requirement.

    Do NOT submit the DMV driving history until requested to do so.

    You may apply ONLINE through CALOPPS at:

    Click here for the Controls Technician I or II Job Opportunity

    Online applications are strongly encouraged and will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline date.

    A manual application packet may also be obtained by calling 415-945-1434, or in person at MMWD/HR, 220 Nellen Avenue, Corte Madera, CA 94925. The filing deadline time for in-person manual application and faxed application submissions is 4:30 p.m. on the filing deadline date.

    If application materials are faxed, the originals of the submissions must be mailed and post marked by the filing deadline date indicated in the job posting.


  • 06/09/2021 5:17 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Final Filing Date: July 6, 2021

    The City of Fresno is the largest city in the San Joaquin Valley and the fifth largest city in California, with a population of more than 545,000 residents. Located in the geographical center of California, Fresno offers many sights. From fertile agricultural fields, an abundance of lakes, and the snowy Sierra Nevada mountain range, the scenic variety in Fresno is large. Fresno also features a diverse selection of dining, shopping, farmers markets, vibrant arts and culture, wineries, as well as a variety of attractions. Another advantage to living in Fresno is the exceptional housing that is available at lower price levels than California’s other large metropolitan areas. The people of Fresno enjoy a wide variety of social, cultural, athletic, educational and recreational activities in an affordable and clean-living environment.

    The City is seeking an experienced executive to lead Fresno’s labor negotiations with the City’s 12 employment organizations. The Labor Relations Manager will report to the Personnel Services Director and serve as the Chief negotiator as well as advising the City on all employer/employee matters. The ideal candidate will have a high level of technical knowledge as well as a wealth of experience in labor relations and negotiations as well as a collaborative leadership style. The new Labor Relations Manager will join the City at a pivotal and exciting time. The focus will be leading City’s efforts on negotiating bargaining agreements with the City’s 12 employee organizations consistent with the One Fresno theme. The selected candidate will advise the City on all employee relations matters and ensure compliance with City Charter, Municipal Code, Civil Service Rules, equal employment opportunity objectives, and applicable laws, rules and regulations.

    The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business/Public Administration, Political Science, or a closely related field; and four years of professional labor relations, human resources, or related experience which included, or is supplemented by, one year at the supervisory level. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of two years. The salary range for this position is $99,492-$124,368 annually, DOQ.  To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by July 6, 2021.

    Bill Avery or Bill Lopez

    Avery Associates

    3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A

    Los Gatos, CA 95030

    E-mail: jobs@averyassoc.net


  • 06/08/2021 4:44 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Final Filing Date: June 20, 2021 11:59 p.m.

    The Position

    Contra Costa County is recruiting for one (1) Departmental Human Resources Analyst II position in Employee Relations. This position is with the Health Services Department. However, this list may also be used to fill future vacancies countywide. 

    Why join Contra Costa County Health Services?
     
    Contra Costa County recognizes that our employees are our strongest and greatest asset. There is currently one vacancy in the Health Services Department for a Departmental HR Analyst II on our employee relations team. The Health Services Personnel and Payroll Division has a staff of just over 50 employees that provide services to Health Services divisions, employees and the public.
     
    This is an exciting time to join Contra Costa County Health Services! Our Personnel team members do important work including employee/employer labor relations, recruitment and assessment, and classification and compensation. We have over 4700 employees in nine (9) divisions which include the Office of the Director, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and health centers, Public Health, Behavioral Health, Emergency Management System, Environmental Health, Hazardous Materials, Health, Housing and Homeless, and Contra Costa Health Plan. To provide the best human resources services to our partners and clients, we strive to recruit motivated, forward-thinking, results-driven HR staff.
     
    We are looking for individuals who are solution-oriented and able to learn and thrive in a fast-paced, growing, and changing HR environment.
     
     We are looking for someone who:

    ·        Is a fact finder and strong decision maker. You will research allegations, conduct investigations and make recommendations in response to complaints and/or grievances.

    ·        Is an innovative problem solver. You will need to be able to understand the challenges faced within the divisions and determine effective ways to resolve problems that address the root cause and underlying determinants of issues.

    ·        Takes initiative! You should know what needs to be done, stay focused on your goals and push yourself to meet your objectives. This includes knowing when you have conducted enough research and analysis to move into action.

    ·        Is customer focused. Your role will require you to be responsive and proactive when addressing internal customer needs.

    ·        Is a strong relationship builder with excellent communication skills. You will need to establish relationships across many divisions and ensure that a consistent message is communicated to a variety of audiences.

    ·        Is organized and results driven. You will need to balance multiple assignments and priorities in a fast-paced environment.

     
     What you will typically be responsible for:

    ·        Providing consultation to Managers and Supervisors on personnel practices, policies and procedures 

    ·        Investigating grievances and serving as a representative in the grievance process up to and including the mediation and arbitration proceedings

    ·        Providing advice and recommendations to managers and supervisors on employee performance issues and disciplinary actions 

    ·        Working closely with County Counsel and/or outside Counsel in arbitrations, mediations, Merit Board and PERB proceedings 

    ·        Gathering and analyzing information, identifying potential witnesses, determining facts, preparing formal documentation, testifying during hearings, and implementing arbitrators' decisions

    ·        Investigating employee discrimination/harassment complaints and preparing responses 


    A few reasons you might love this job:

    ·        Your work will have a direct impact on the County's ability to provide important public health services. 

    ·        You will be challenged daily.

    ·        You will work with people who are passionate about their work and focused on continuous improvement and innovation.

    ·        You will have ample learning opportunities that will allow you to develop your skills and abilities. 


    A few challenges you might face in this job:

    ·        You will work on multiple assignments with competing deadlines.

    ·        Your customers will include some people with difficult personalities and/or high expectations.

    ·        You will need to learn to navigate through complex and sometimes conflicting rules, policies or labor agreements in order to assist others in reaching operational objectives in ways that stay within the boundaries of the merit system. 

     
    Competencies Required:

    Critical Thinking – analytically and logically evaluating information, policies and procedures
    Innovative Problem Solving – Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose resolution and/or recommendations
    Delivering Results – Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks
    Teamwork – Building and maintaining professional relationships, collaborating with others to achieve shared goals
    Political & Organizational Savvy – Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries
    Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative) – Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment
    Adaptability – Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires
    Attention to Detail – Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products
    Customer Focus – Attending to the needs and expectations of customers
    Learning Agility – Seeking learning opportunities and applying lessons to one's work
    Professional Integrity & Ethics – Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability
    Oral & Written Communication – Engaging effectively in dialogue and communicating effectively in writing
    Strategic Thinking & Perspective  Evaluating immediate actions in context of achieving long range objective
    Valuing Diversity  Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace


    Minimum Qualifications

    Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
     
    Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent professional human resources experience. Qualifying experience should include one or more of the following areas of responsibility such as conducting classification studies, compensation analysis, recruitment and staffing, employee and/or labor relations, and leave administration. Depending on the position(s) to be filled, qualifying experience may be limited to experience directly related to the assignment as specified on the job announcement.
     
    Note: Professional Human Resources experience is defined as performing duties that require interpretation, independence of judgment and application of defined principles, practices and regulations.
     
    AND
     
    Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. A major in human resources management, business administration, public administration, industrial / organizational psychology, or a closely related field is preferred.

    Selection Process

    1.     Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 

    2.     Online Multiple-Choice Test: Candidates invited to take the online test will need access to a computer with a reliable internet connection. This multiple choice test will assess candidates on the required competencies and technical skills. 

    3.     Written Performance Test: A written performance test will be conducted to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. The assessment will be administered remotely using a computer; candidates will need access to a computer with a reliable internet connection to participate.

    4.     Hiring Interviews: TBD

    Tentative Dates:

    Multiple-Choice Test - Week of June 28, 2021

    Written Performance Test - Week of July 6, 2021


  • 06/08/2021 4:39 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Final Filing Date: June 20, 2021 11:59 p.m.

    The Position

    Contra Costa County is recruiting for two (2) Departmental Human Resources Analyst II positions in Leave Administration. One of these positions is with the Health Services Department and the other is in the Employment and Human Services Department. However, this list may also be used to fill future vacancies countywide.

    Why join Contra Costa County in one of these roles?

    Health Services Department:
    Contra Costa Health Services is the largest Department in Contra Costa County, with over 4,600 employees in various disciplines such as Nurses, Doctors, Clerks, Janitors, Mental Health Specialists, and Lab Technicians. We are looking for someone to join our dynamic, dedicated, and cohesive Leave Administration Team. This assignment will require you to manage a fluid caseload of approximately 700-1,100 cases of various leaves in partnership with another Leave Administrator. You will also have clerical support and dedicated oversight from a manager in the Personnel Unit.  If you are interested in working with people representing a myriad of job classifications that provide critical support and services to the 1 million+ residents of Contra Costa County, Health Services is the place for you.
     
    Employment and Human Services Department: We are looking for leaders who are teachable and enjoy utilizing creative solutions to problems! Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) partners with the community to deliver quality services to ensure access to resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. Our personnel team supports EHSD employees who provide those crucial social services to our County’s residents. In this role, you will play a crucial part in supporting our employees who may need to take time off to tend to personal life events. We pride ourselves on serving our 2000+ employees with compassion, transparency, and integrity!
     
     
    We are looking for someone who is:

    ·        Innovative. We are constantly looking at ways to improve the way we work!

    ·        Creative. You may encounter unique problems that require creative solutions.

    ·        A leader. You will be responsible for managing a high volume workload and making decisions without a lot of oversight.

    ·        Tech Savvy. We use several systems to track and manage leaves of absence.

    ·        Supportive. Our employees may be experiencing personal hardships and will need assistance navigating the different types of leave they can use.

    ·        Customer Service Oriented. You will need to communicate clearly with employees and their supervisors in a timely manner.

    ·        Resolute. At times you will have to be firm with your position to ensure the Department is following the applicable laws.

     
    What you will typically be responsible for:

    ·        Implementing and maintaining the Leave Management Program for a large department within the County

    ·        Managing long term leaves, FMLA/CFRA, ADA and Worker’s Compensation

    ·        Facilitating interactive meetings

    ·        Providing clear communication to employees about their eligibility for leaves

    ·        Coaching supervisors on what they can and cannot say to employees about their leave of absence

    ·        Assisting with HR Generalist duties as needed, including Employee and Labor Relations, Mentoring, and Training

     
    A few reasons you might love this job:

    ·        We have a strong and supportive team environment

    ·        We offer learning opportunities on a consistent basis

    ·        You will have the ability to engage in innovative and creative problem-solving sessions

    ·        You will make an impact on our staff’s success in their jobs

    ·        You may have the opportunity to be a part of special committees/work groups that provide solutions to issues at a departmental and County level

     
    A few challenges you might face in this job:

    ·        You will need to have patience while waiting for things to move forward

    ·        You may need to work within the parameters of complicated or antiquated processes and procedures 

    ·        You will need to know how to apply County policies and State and Federal laws to make decisions

    ·        The Department may use information you provide to make employment decisions that could negatively impact the employee.


     Competencies Required:

    ·        Critical Thinking – analytically and logically evaluating information, policies and procedures

    ·        Innovative Problem Solving – Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose resolution and/or recommendations

    ·        Delivering Results – Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks

    ·        Teamwork – Building and maintaining professional relationships, collaborating with others to achieve shared goals

    ·        Political & Organizational Savvy – Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries

    ·        Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative) – Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment

    ·        Adaptability – Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires

    ·        Attention to Detail – Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products

    ·        Customer Focus – Attending to the needs and expectations of customers

    ·        Learning Agility – Seeking learning opportunities and applying lessons to one's work

    ·        Professional Integrity & Ethics – Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability

    ·        Oral & Written Communication – Engaging effectively in dialogue and communicating effectively in writing

    ·        Strategic Thinking & Perspective – Evaluating immediate actions in context of achieving long range objective

    ·        Valuing Diversity – Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace

    Minimum Qualifications

    Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
     
    Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent professional human resources experience. Qualifying experience should include leave administration.
     
    Note: Professional Human Resources experience is defined as performing duties that require interpretation, independence of judgment and application of defined principles, practices and regulations.
     
    AND
     

    Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. A major in human resources management, business administration, public administration, industrial / organizational psychology, or a closely related field is preferred. 

    Desirable Qualifications:

    ·        IPMA-HR CP Certified

    ·        SHRM Certified

    ·        Public Sector Experience in Leave Management or an HR Generalist position

     

    Selection Process

    1.     Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 

    2.     Online Multiple-Choice Test: Candidates invited to take the online test will need access to a computer with a reliable internet connection. This multiple choice test will assess candidates on the required competencies and technical skills. 

    3.     Written Performance Test: A written performance test will be conducted to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. The assessment will be administered remotely using a computer; candidates will need access to a computer with a reliable internet connection to participate.

    4.     Hiring Interviews: TBD

    Tentative Dates:

    Multiple-Choice Test - Week of June 28,2021

    Written Performance Test - Week of July 6, 2021


  • 05/24/2021 6:28 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Final Filing Date: Monday, June 21, 2021

    Solano Irrigation District (located in the City of Vacaville) is conducting a statewide search for an experienced human resources professional who works effectively in a team environment. Reporting directly to the General Manager, the Director of Human Resources will be a leader that will engage quickly, thoughtfully, and effectively with the District’s personnel and management team. Importantly, this position provides key support to the Chief Negotiator (handled by an outside firm) and this support and interaction is a critical and vital part of this role. The Director of Human Resources has oversight and management over the areas of recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee relations, labor negotiations, performance evaluation system, training and professional development, and benefits administration. The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong hands-on HR generalist background including experience in a number of these key areas: labor relations, benefits, performance management, investigation, recruitment, employee development, classification/compensation, and legal employment practices.

    Qualifying experience is 5 years of progressively responsible human resources management experience performing responsible human resources functions preferably in a public agency, and a baccalaureate degree. Senior Certified Professional designation through IPMA-HR, SHRM, or HRCI is desirable. Certification and/or additional training through CalPELRA is an added plus.

    The annual salary range for this at-will position is $120,806 to $146,868 DOQ. Employment may include moving and relocation assistance. The District also offers an excellent benefits package including CalPERS Retirement. Important to note, the District does not participate in Social Security except for the mandated Medicare portion.

    Interested candidates should apply by submitting a letter of interest and resume to apply@ralphandersen.com no later than Monday, June 21, 2021. Confidential inquires welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916)-630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/hr-director-sid/.


  • 05/13/2021 7:46 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    The City of Palm Desert is looking for a forward-thinking HR professional to join the City’s leadership cadre as their new Human Resources Manager. Palm Desert is a thriving, year-round community with the natural beauty, cultural, and recreational amenities of a resort destination. The City’s 105 employees are proud to work for the preservation and growth of the community and take pride in providing exceptional customer service to residents and visitors alike. The Human Resources Manager is a newly created position in the City of Palm Desert intended to give added focus and capabilities to the City’s human resources function. The HR Manager will report to the Assistant City Manager and will serve a key role in the city’s overall leadership team.

    Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, human resources management, labor relations, organizational development, or a related field.

    The salary range for the Human Resources Manager is +/- $140,000, with placement in the range dependent on qualifications. In addition, an excellent executive benefit package including CalPERS retirement. Candidates are encouraged to apply by June 14, 2021. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred. Email compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and five professional references to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquires welcomed to Greg Nelson at 916-630-4900. Detailed brochure is available online at www.ralphanderesn.com.


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