County of Alameda

Professional Technical Specialist II SAN TAP (#0611N)

Bargaining Unit: Unrep - Related to SEIU 616 (039)
$22.26-$222.60 Hourly / $0.00-$0.00 BiWeekly /
$0.00-$0.00 Monthly / $0.00-$0.00 Yearly

This series specification describes two levels of the Professional/Technical Specialist SAN (TAP) classifications, which under general direction provide services in a variety of job categories performing duties as required. Employees perform these services in order to provide coverage to agencies/departments for special projects, long-term leave, related temporary staffing needs or to temporarily fill a vacant position during a recruitment process.


The class series of Professional/Technical Specialist SAN (TAP) is composed of positions that are filled on a temporary basis through the Alameda County Temporary Assignment Pool (TAP) program. The duration of an assignment will vary depending on the need. Employees are appointed provisionally and provide services to departments/agencies countywide. Responsibilities are determined for the specific positions within the department/agency where the employee is assigned and the employee will report to a department supervisor. The allocation of positions in this class series is limited to the Human Resource Services Department.

This class series is distinguished from permanent full-time classifications in that employees in these classifications perform duties on a temporary basis as determined by the assignment, project or program needs.

This Professional/Technical Specialist II SAN (TAP) class is further distinguished from the lower level class of Professional/Technical Specialist I SAN (TAP) in that the latter is designated as a 75-hour class performing duties respectively in this classification as determined by the specific assignment/position.

NOTE: The duties performed by employees are assigned by the department/agency where the assignment is located and will be determined for each position.

Education and Experience:

Education and experience commensurate with the duties and responsibilities and difficulty-level of the services for the specific positions. Possession of a legally required license, certificate, and/or registration may be required for the specific assignment.

Appropriate minimum education and experience will be determined for each position in the class on the basis of duties and responsibilities assigned.

The level and scope of the knowledge, skills and abilities required are determined
for each position on the basis of duties and responsibilities assigned. The following are knowledge and abilities typically required for many positions.

Knowledge of:

· Computer applications related to the position/assignment (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Ability to:

· Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
· Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
· Follow established Alameda County policies and procedures.
· Exercise sound independent judgment within established policies and guidelines.
· Adapt to change and to be flexible.
· Understand and follow oral and written directions.
· Learn specific operations and procedures of position/assignment.
· Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

TB:pf 10/20/03
Newspecs: 0610-0611.doc
CSC Date: 10/29/03

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