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CIVIL PROCESS SUPERVISOR

Recruitment #18-RD9-01

Definition

THE JOB: Under direction, to plan, supervise and participate in the work of the civil section of the Sheriff-Coroner's Office; and performs other work as required. This single position class supervises the Civil Section of the Sheriff's Office. The incumbent supervises both law enforcement and clerical support staff. The incumbent serves as an internal consultant and expert on civil procedure to departmental and County staff. Positions in the Sheriff’s Office require background investigations. The work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday from 8AM until 5PM.

Employment Standards

THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:

Three (3) years of experience in a legal or criminal justice setting including one (1) year of lead or supervisory experience. Substitute (1) year of experience with an associate degree in business administration, public administration or law related from an accredited college or university.

Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of office organization and procedures; and the principles of supervision and training. Working knowledge of civil functions of a Sheriff’s Office; financial record keeping procedures; principles of organization, management and budgeting; and the application of data processing to record keeping operations. Some knowledge of sections and statues in the Code of Civil Procedure, Government Code and Civil Code pertaining to civil process rules and regulations; and procedure for service and execution of civil processes; and the nature and purpose of common civil documents.

Ability to: Assign, supervise, train and review the work of subordinate staff; research, understand, interpret and apply complex legal codes and statues, administrative policies and procedures; collect, interpret and evaluate data; Compute fees for service, interest and amounts to satisfy writs of execution; speak and write effectively; work tactfully with others to achieve work objectives and resolve conflicting views; and maintain accurate records and prepare reports.

Benefits

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
VACATION
- 16 days 1st year, increasing to 31 days per year after 15 years service. Available after 1 year service.
ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE – One week advanced upon appointment; two weeks accrued each year; can be taken in cash or time off.
HOLIDAYS - 13 paid holidays per year.
SICK LEAVE - Six days per year.
BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 days paid in California, 5 days paid out-of-state.
MEDICAL PLAN - The County contracts with CalPERS for a variety of medical plans. For most plans, County contributions pay a majority of the premiums for employees and eligible dependents.
DENTAL PLAN - County pays for employee and eligible dependent coverage.
VISION PLAN - The County pays for employee coverage. Employee may purchase eligible dependent coverage.
RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY - Pension formula 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 as determined based on provisions of the CA Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013(PEPRA). Pension benefit determined by final average compensation of three years. County participates in Social Security.
LIFE INSURANCE - County paid $50,000 term policy. Employee may purchase additional life insurance.
LONG TERM DISABILITY PLAN - Plan pays 66 2/3% of the first $13,500, up to $9,000 per month maximum.
DEPENDENT-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay for qualifying child or dependent care expenses may elect this pre-tax program.
H-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay a County medical premium may elect this pre-tax program.
HEALTH CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ALLOWANCE (HCFSA) – Employees may elect this pre-tax program to cover qualifying health care expenses.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION - A deferred compensation plan is available to employees.

Selection Plan

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. 

Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600.

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.

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