|Approximate Salary||$34.83 - $42.34/hour; $72,455.08 - $88,069.61/year|
|Opening Date||3/23/2020 08:00:00 AM|
|Final Filing Date||Continuous|
|Contact Information||Meoshi Hayes (707) 784-6309|
|Type of Recruitment||Open Continuously|
WHY JOIN US AT SOLANO COUNTY?
COMMITMENT TO SERVICE: Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play.
We serve the public in many different ways, including:
OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership.
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WHY WE EXIST
The mission of the Solano County Health & Social Services Department is to Promote Healthy, Safe and Stable Lives.
Vision: A Healthy, Safe and Stable Community
• Diversity: We respect and value cross –culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all.
• Respect: We treat people with care and courtesy.
• Integrity: We do what we say will.
• Fairness: We are consistent and unbiased in decisions.
• Transparency: We communicate the how and why.
• Equity: We ensure everyone has access to the same opportunities.
• Responsiveness: We react quickly and positively.
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The Social Worker II is a journey level class in the social worker class series. Entrance into this professional class requires prior social worker experience and theoretical or academic background. Some incumbents may work under the supervision and assist higher level social workers in the performance of casework duties in providing support counseling, overseeing the provision of employment, social, or rehabilitation services, identifying client needs, using community resources, assisting clients with immediate problems, and in client advocacy. Assignments require the application of diagnostic and treatment skills in the performance of a wide range of casework. Final disposition of cases is subject to review and approval by higher level supervisory and professional staff.
The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur throughout the County.
A) One year of experience equivalent to the Social Worker I in Solano County.
B) Equivalent to graduation from a four-year accredited college or university with coursework that has preferably included thirty (30) semester units in social welfare, sociology, psychology, counseling, gerontology, vocational guidance or other related behavioral science; AND One year of experience performing professional level social work with a public social services agency or private social services provider. (Preferably including substantial experience with abused/neglected children and/or adults)
C) Possession of a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) or a two year graduate level counseling degree emphasizing marriage, family and child counseling, gerontology, or clinical psychology. (Both the MSW and two year counseling degree must included supervised field work or an internship)
Assignment Requirements: Some positions in these classes may require work in an out-station location or in a setting with other professionals integrated as a team. Some positions may require on-call and weekend work to assist in providing emergency response services.
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Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2020 calendar year is $1,498.55 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage.
Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County.
Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.
The County observes twelve (12) full day fixed and two (2) half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive two (2) floating paid holiday/holidays per year.
Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years.
Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.
Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years.
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Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of sick leave for every full hour worked.
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CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs:
• Tuition Reimbursement Program
• Annual Education Fair
• County Mentoring Program
• Leadership Academy
• Supervisory Trainings
• Skill Development Trainings
• Self-paced learning opportunities
This recruitment will remain open until we are able to set a testing date. Notices updating candidates on status will be sent out through e-mail.
TBD – Deadline to submit application and required documents.
TBD – Tentative date for Written Exam
TBD – Tentative date for Departmental interviews.
Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced.
All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.
RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.
Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted with the Document Cover Sheet, available on the employment website: https://jobapscloud.com/Solano/sup/doccover.pdf or at the Department of Human Resources’ office, and are due by the final filing date.
Previously submitted application materials (e.g., copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.
Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170 or at 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800 Fairfield 94533. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.
Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time.
Education documents may be required for this position. Applicants qualifying under pattern B must submit transcripts (official or unofficial copies which verify the institution attended, student, courses and units completed) by the final filing date. Applicants qualifying under pattern C must submit their degree or transcripts (official or unofficial copies which verify date and degree conferred, institution attended, and student) for their MSW or two year graduate level degree emphasizing marriage, family and child counseling, gerontology, or clinical psychology. Applicants who fail to submit their diploma or transcripts (if required) by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.
How to Submit Your Documents
In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA 94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to email@example.com. When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Social Worker II) and the recruitment number (20-343130-01). If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field.
This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank.
Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history.
If I answered B, I will submit a copy of my transcripts (official or unofficial copies which verify the institution attended, student, courses and units completed) by the final filing deadline.
If I answered C, I will submit a copy of my degree or transcripts (official or unofficial copies which verify date and degree conferred, institution attended, and student) for my MSW or two year graduate level degree emphasizing marriage, family and child counseling, gerontology, or clinical psychology by the final filing deadline.
It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.
APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215.
This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.
Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play… The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years—the only California community with that distinction.
The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.
County Population (2018): 439,793
SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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