|Salary||$24.44 - $29.70/hour; $4,235.57 - $5,148.47/month|
|Department||County Executive Office|
|Date Opened||4/10/2018 09:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||4/27/2018 5:00:00 PM|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Auburn Area (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Kathy Youngs|
The Placer County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is responsible for emergency operations and management of major incidents across the County. Incidents range from major fires, to floods, to human-caused incidents, or anything requiring a County-focused response. OES is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, as required. In addition, OES serves as lead for oversight and management of the Placer County Fire system and works closely with our contracted Fire and Emergency Services providers and numerous other first-responder-type agencies across the emergency services spectrum.
The OES is seeking an Emergency Services Specialist to provide emergency services response support capabilities, emergency planning skills, and logistical/administrative oversight of the entire Placer County Fire infrastructure platform to include Fire equipment, supplies, facilities, and vehicles.
To prepare and maintain emergency plans and procedures for use during a County-wide emergency; and to assist in coordinating activities of all emergency service organizations during actual emergencies and disasters.
This is the entry-level class in the Emergency Services Specialist series. This class is distinguished from the journey by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independent direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks.
Receives direction from the Emergency Services Program Manager and may receive technical and functional supervision from the Senior Emergency Services Specialist or the Emergency Services Coordinator.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.
Experience: One year of responsible emergency services or disaster planning experience.
Training: Equivalent to completion of 60 units of college level coursework, with emphasis in business or public administration.
License or Certificate:
May need to possess a valid driver’s license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.
NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department.
NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency.
Training & Experience Rating (100%)
Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination, which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation, sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation and/or be bonded.
All new permanent employees, with the exception of sworn law enforcement and those in management and confidential groups, shall be required to join the employee organization or pay an 'Agency Fee' as a condition of employment.
The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.