Extra Help WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
|Salary||$22.38 - $27.96/hour; $3,879.20 - $4,846.40/month; $46,550.40 - $58,156.80/year|
|Department||Health and Human Services|
|Date Opened||10/3/2022 12:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/8/2022 5:00:00 PM|
South Placer (Granite Bay, Loomis, Lincoln, Rocklin, Roseville)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Suzanne Messina|
The Department of Health and Human Services – Public Health is currently hiring for a part-time, extra help* WIC (Women, Infants, Children) Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. The WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor provides basic breastfeeding information and support to pregnant and breastfeeding mothers on the WIC program.
Under the supervision of the Nutritionist or Lactation Consultant, this position will counsel pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to help avoid common breastfeeding problems, provide support around breastfeeding and returning to work or school, and facilitate breastfeeding groups. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about breastfeeding and have a desire to share that enthusiasm.
Incumbents hired from this recruitment are not eligible to be transitioned into a permanent full-time or part-time position.
*Temporary/Extra-help assignments are limited to 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits.
Employees who are designated to use a second language in the normal course and scope of work will receive five percent (5%) bilingual pay.
This recruitment is open until filled. In order to be considered during the first round of interviews, please submit your application by Tuesday. Following this date, applications will be screened on a bi-weekly basis.
Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.
For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website.
To determine eligibility for, or continuation of, designated and specialized client services programs and their respective benefits; to provide administrative and technical support for designated program operations and the provision of services; to track and monitor the continuing quality of services provided and client needs to ensure compliance with program guidelines and regulations; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s).
This is the entry level class in the Eligibility Specialist series. This class is distinguished from Eligibility Specialist Trainee by the assignment of entry-level Eligibility Specialist duties whereas the Trainee level is a temporary assignment intended to train and qualify incumbents to eventually promote into the series. This class is distinguished from the journey level 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 independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision while performing job tasks.
Receives immediate supervision from supervisory or management staff and may receive technical and functional supervision from an Eligibility Specialist - Senior.
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. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Successful completion of the training requirements as an Eligibility Specialist – Trainee as determined by the appointing authority.
Two (2) years of journey level clerical experience that includes substantial public contact, interviewing, obtaining financial and personal history information, decision making based on complex rules and regulations, and/or written and financial record keeping.
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Completion of the equivalent of thirty (30) semester units in social services, sociology, social work, psychology, behavioral science, business or public administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university is highly desirable.
Required License or Certificate:
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 (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn.
The eligible list 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 level) 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, 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.
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