Bilingual (Spanish/English) Encouraged to Apply
|Date Opened||4/6/2018 3:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||5/4/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$4,262 - 4,994 / Month|
|Job Type||Open & Promotional|
THE JOB: Under direction, to plan, coordinate, implement, and monitor the Animal Care Program within the Animal Services Authority; to develop program materials; to supervise and direct those involved in delivering program services; and to do other work as required.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Two years of experience assisting in program coordination or program planning; two years of experience in customer services and/or two years of compensated work in an animal control, humane society, or animal care facility.
Educational Substitution: A community college or college level degree related to the specialty area may be substituted for a year of the required experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS: License/Certificate: Possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver License, or the ability to obtain and keep one. Employment in this class requires successful completion of a criminal background investigation. Special License Requirements for Coordinator of Animal Care Program: Incumbent must possess a certificate of euthanasia training as provided by the State of California. (Proposed change: Incumbent must possess a State of California Euthanasia by Injection certification or attend and pass the State of California Euthanasia by Injection certification course within the first six months of hire) Possession of Veterinary Technician License is highly desired. Lifting: Ability to lift 60 pounds unassisted.
A copy of the applicant’s certificate of euthanasia training must be received by the final filing date in Personnel Department in order to continue through the recruitment process. Mail/bring a copy of the certification to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, or fax (831) 454-2240.
SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Exposure to animals who may be hostile or dangerous; exposure to variable temperatures, loud noises, odors and chemicals, and work on wet and dry surfaces. Physically and mentally capable of performing the position’s essential functions as summarized in the typical tasks section of this specification.
Knowledge: Working knowledge of principles and practices of supervision.
Ability to: Work effectively with frequent interruptions and perform multiple tasks; compute simple to intermediate mathematical calculations and maintain complex records and filing systems by number and alphabet.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.
IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY THAT WOULD REQUIRE TEST ACCOMMODATION, CALL (831) 454-2600. WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S.
NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
An Equal Opportunity Employer