Goverment Jobs
Published
January 24, 2020
Location
Lake County, California
Category
Job Type

Description

General Recruitment Information

Recruitments for County positions are typically conducted to establish eligibility lists to fill countywide vacancies that occur during the active status of those lists (approximately 3 -12 months).Any person on a promotional eligibility list will be considered first by the hiring department(s) before persons on an open eligibility list.
The County of Lake only accepts applications for permanent positions when actively recruiting.Only online applications are accepted.It is the responsibility of each applicant to review the full job description and requirements.
The County is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer.Veteran's Preference.
To apply for County examinations - All applications for County examinations must be submitted through the County's online application system.A completed Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted with each online application.All permanent County recruitments will be posted at www.co.lake.ca.us with a link to the online application. The County of Lake reserves the right to limit the number of applications that will be accepted for any open recruitment, and any such limit will be included on the job posting.When a limit is posted, the recruitment is subject to close at any time prior to the final filing date.Completed online application packets must be submitted by the close of business on the date that the recruitment closes.All relevant experience must be included on the application to be considered ? resumes and other attached documents will not be used to qualify an applicant.Relevant experience and/or education may be substituted at a ratio of 2 to 1 for the purpose of meeting minimum qualifications and applicants should contact the Human Resources department for details.
Important Notice - The provisions listed on job postings, job descriptions, or other recruitment materials do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.Benefits may vary between bargaining units.Any provisions contained within job postings, job descriptions or other recruitment material may be modified or revoked without notice. All County of Lake applicants who are given a conditional employment offer must comply with the County's pre-employment medical review program before they may be appointed to the County position.
Salary Information and Training and Experience

Any combination of training and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Three (3) years of experience coordinating, and managing health education services, and/or health programs and functions, and at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a four (4) year degree in public or community health education, health science, psychology, sociology, education, or a closely related field.
Special Requirements:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License.
A successful candidate may be required to submit to, and pass a background check prior to appointment.Depending upon the position and/or assigned department the background check may include, but is not limited to: civil and criminal history check, reference check, Livescan, and/or credit check (as allowed under state law).
Full Job Description

HEALTH PROGRAMS COORDINATOR
DEFINITION
Under general direction, to plan, develop, coordinate, and implement a variety specialized public health programs and public information programs; to conduct classes, workshops, educational activities, and other outreach activities; to monitor effectiveness of assigned program(s); to assist families, providers, the community, and other interested parties with health information related to assigned program(s) to plan, direct, and oversee the functions of assigned program(s), and provide support for other programs, as required; to perform a variety of clerical, analytical, and technical tasks related to assigned program(s); and to do related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is a specialized, Health Programs Coordinator classification.Incumbents are responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, implementing, and overseeing assigned public health programs.Incumbents has responsibility for the day-to-day activities and functions of their assigned program(s), which may include, but is not limited to; Child Health and Disability Program, Childhood Lead Prevention Program, Communicable Disease Case Management, Dental Disease Prevention, Emergency Preparedness, HIV/AIDS Drug Assistance Program, Immunization Assistance Program, Maternal Child Health Program, Targeted Case Management Program, and/or Tobacco Control Education and Prevention, SNAP Ed Nutrition Program, or other assigned health programs.Incumbents will be assigned program(s) based on the needs of the department.This is a discrete classification.
REPORTS TO
Public Health Nursing Director; Public Health Officer; Health Services Director.
CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED (Subject to change based on allocated positions and/or assignment)
Office Assistant I, II,III; Health Services Assistant I, II; Health Programs Specialist I, II; and other staff, as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.)
Plans, develops, organizes, implements, and coordinates one or more assigned public health program; oversees and directs one or more specialized health services program(s), which may include Child Health and Disability Program, Childhood Lead Prevention Program, Communicable Disease Case Management, Dental Disease Prevention, Emergency Preparedness, HIV/AIDS Drug Assistance Program, Immunization Assistance Program, Maternal Child Health Program, Targeted Case Management Program, and/or Tobacco Control Education and Prevention; ensures that program goals and objectives are met; oversees needs assessment activities and strategic planning; develops outreach and marketing strategies, which includes the development and distribution of materials such as reports, pamphlets, exhibits, and news releases, related to assigned program(s); assesses individual and community needs, including health education needs, related to assigned program(s); serves as a resource person for assigned program(s); plans and conducts classes, workshops, educational workshops, and other community outreach activities; presents materials to groups, agencies, and individuals; evaluates effectiveness of health education components of assigned programs; completes project and grant evaluation requirements; establishes and maintains liaisons between the Health Department and other public and private agencies, community organizations, professional groups, and other stakeholders; provides consultation and guidance to individuals and community groups; implements strategies to raise awareness of health issues, particularly those related to assigned program(s); contacts community agencies and groups to promote assigned health program(s); develops, organizes, facilitates, and works with a variety of citizen advisory groups and/or coalitions; provides support to community groups and/or coalitions relevant to assigned health program(s);plans and develops community events to promote assigned health program(s); prepares, coordinates, schedules and conducts presentations before school groups, community organizations, youth groups, and other interested persons; gathers, evaluates and completes quarterly, annual and final reports; collaborates with surrounding counties and communities on issues related to assigned program(s), health education, and/or other related functions; participates in assessing community health needs and resources; may recommend policy and procedures related to assigned program(s), health education, and/or related functions; develops and monitors the budget for assigned functions; researches grants and develops proposals; provides statistical analysis, surveys and other services as needed; provides support for other health programs, as needed; performs a variety of both routine and specialized clerical support work related to assigned program(s); depending on needs of the Department, County, and assigned program(s), may collaborate and/or participate in emergency response operations of the County of Lake in the event of a terrorist attack, biohazard, or other disastrous event.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, FAX, and other related peripheral equipment such as printers and scanners.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed in office and community environments and includes continuous contact with other staff and the public.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:
Principles of program planning, development and implementation
Goals, functions, and activities of assigned public health program(s).
Principles, methods, techniques and materials of public health education and outreach.
Functions, programs, and services of public and private agencies involved in health education and outreach activities.
Public health statistical and survey methods.
Effective methods and techniques for information dissemination
Effective methods and techniques for working and communicating with at risk youth/adults, or special populations.
General goals and purpose of public health theories, services and education/outreach programs.
Community resources and demography.
Budget development and fiscal controls.
Principles, practices, and methods of health education and outreach.
Laws, rules, ordinances, and regulations impacting assigned public health programs.
Principles of grant development, administration, and reporting
Cell phone usage.
Principles of supervision, training, and employee evaluation
Ability to:
Provide supervision, training, and work evaluation for assigned staff.
Plan, develop, organize, and coordinate the services, functions, and activities of assigned public health program(s).
Develop health education and outreach programs for a variety of stakeholders.
Oversee the development and administration of grants related to assigned public health program(s).
Read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, and regulations.
Coordinate activities of various groups related to assigned public health program(s).
Answer a variety of questions related to department programs and the application process.
Make referrals to appropriate agencies and social service programs.
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with individuals from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
Effectively represent the Health Department in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies.
Use a cell phone at off-site locations.
Regularly work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
Constantly demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors, and customers/clients.
Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Three (3) years of experience coordinating, and managing health education services, and/or health programs and functions, and at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a four (4) year degree in public or community health education, health science, psychology, sociology, education, or a closely related field.
Special Requirements:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License.
A successful candidate may be required to submit to, and pass a background check prior to appointment.Depending upon the position and/or assigned department the background check may include, but is not limited to: civil and criminal history check, reference check, Livescan, and/or credit check (as allowed under state law).
The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment.The County of Lake assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein.The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice.Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a "meet and confer" process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect.

RETIREMENT - County employees are members of the California Public Employee Retirement system (CalPERS).CalPERS provides a defined benefit pension at retirement for County employees.The pension formulas and employee contribution amounts may vary by bargaining unit, date of hire, prior qualifying service, and classification. Please contact Human Resources for more information.

HEALTH AND INSURANCE BENEFITS - Medical, dental, hospital, vision, life and disability coverage is available to employees and their dependents. The County contributes $1,000 of the monthly premiums for the insurance plan options.

VACATION ACCRUAL may be adjusted for current city or county government employees.

VACATION ? 80 hours per year during the first five years of service, 120 hours per year after five years, and additional accruals based on years of service beyond fifteen years. Pro-rated for part-time employees.

SICK LEAVE - Accrues at a rate of 96 hours per year. Pro-rated for part-time employees.

HOLIDAYS- An average of twelve paid 8-hour holidays per year. Pro-rated for part-time employees.

SALARY - Lake County has an adopted salary schedule. The salary range for most classifications is in five increments with a provision for longevity increases. Appointments are normally made at the first step of the salary range.

SOCIAL SECURITY - County employees participate in Social Security.

CALIFORNIA STATE DISABILITY INSURANCE ? SDI is available to some County employees.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLANS and CREDIT UNION MEMBERSHIPS are available to County employees.

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**PROMOTIONAL ONLY** This recruitment is posted as both "Open" and "Promotional Only". There are two separate recruitments running concurrently for this recruitment, and applicants should ensure they apply for the appropriate recruitment. Please be advised that promotional and open recruitments may have different closing dates. Please select one of the following:

  • 1) I am a current, permanent County of Lake employee - Apply for the Promotional Only recruitment (Job Type is shown as Full Time - Promotional.) If the Promotional Only recruitment has already closed, you should continue with the open recruitment
  • 2) I am a former County of Lake employee who was laid off, and I am currently eligible for re-employment - Apply for the Promotional Only recruitment (Job Type is shown as Full-Time - Promotional). If the Promotional Only recruitment has already closed, you should continue with the open recruitment.
  • 3) I am a current extra help employee - Continue with the recruitment process.
  • 4) None of the above - Continue with the recruitment process.
02
I understand that all of my relevant education and experience must be included on the application form, and that an unofficial transcript MUST be included in order to use my education as credit toward the minimum qualifications of the job description. Furthermore, I understand that only information contained and submitted on the application will be used when screening my qualifications against the minimum requirements of the position, and failure to include relevant information may eliminate me from consideration for this position.

  • Yes
03
I have a DD-214 and I have been honorably discharged from military service. I understand it's my responsibility to attach my DD-214 to my application.

  • Yes
  • Not Applicable
04
Do you have three (3) years of experience coordinating, and managing health education services, and/or health programs and functions?

  • Yes
  • No
05
Do you have at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity?

  • Yes
  • No
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Have you graduated from an accredited college or university with a four (4) year degree in public or community health education, health science, psychology, sociology, education, or a closely related field? (If so, please list below)

    07
    Do you have, or can you obtain, a valid California Driver's License by date of hire?

    • Yes
    • No
    08
    Can you submit to, and pass a background check prior to appointment? Depending upon the position and/or assigned department the background check may include, but is not limited to: civil and criminal history check, reference check, Livescan, and/or credit check (as allowed under state law)

    • Yes
    • No
    09
    I MUST provide an unofficial transcript to certify that my education qualifies towards the minimum requirements of the position. A copy of my degree will not be accepted to certify my education. I have attached my unofficial transcript.

    • Yes
    • No
    10
    I certify that to the best of my knowledge, my answers to the supplemental questions are true and accurate and that all relevant experience, education, certifications, licenses, and trainings are included on my application form. I understand that my answers are subject to verification and that any intentional misrepresentation may be sufficient cause to eliminate me from further consideration for this position.

    • Yes

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