Courier (Extra Help Only)

Recruitment #22-983040-E2

Introduction

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:

  • Providing primary medical, dental, substance abuse, mental health and social services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved, and administering federal, state, and local public assistance programs
  • Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county
  • Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases
  • Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies
  • Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, defense, probation)
  • Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and,
  • Administration and enforcement of Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, and land use planning

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.

To learn more about Solano County, please visit: www.solanocounty.com 

The Position

The Courier will have the responsibility to pick up and deliver supplies, mail, and equipment for County departments. Incumbents are assigned a specific scheduled route, or have a varied schedule, and may assist with mail service and/or storeroom tasks. 

 

This recruitment is intended to fill the Courier (Extra-Help) position.  Extra-help employees do not have rights to a regular position or continued employment and are excluded from civil service. The hours worked may be part-time or full-time, but hours cannot exceed more than 999 hours in a fiscal year.


Note: All CalPERS retirees applying for Extra Help positions must meet CalPERS post retirement employment requirements. Work must be performed for a limited duration and retiree annuitant may not work more than 960 hours per fiscal year


 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 

Education and/or Experience:

 

High school diploma or GED preferred; supplemented by two (2) months previous work experience that demonstrates possession of and competency in the requisite knowledge and abilities.


Some of the knowledge and abilities required to perform this role are:


 - Knowledge of local area streets.

 

 - Skill in driving in urban and rural areas in various types of weather and traffic conditions 


 - Ability to read and interpret road maps


 - Lift and move heavy items


 - Plan driving routes to meet delivery schedules


 - Adjust assigned route and schedule to increase efficiency in courier services


 - Prioritize work assignments


For a full list of the knowledge and abilities, please visit the job description below.  

 

Supplemental Information

  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver’s license is required.
  • Independent travel is required.  

To view the job description for this position, please visit:
http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16060

BENEFITS

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 Paid Time Off.

To view the benefits for this extra-help position, please visit:

http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16516

Selection Process

11/10/2022 -  Deadline to submit application and required documents for next application review.

12/01/2022 -  Deadline to submit application and required documents for next application review.

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.

How to Apply

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 by the final filing date. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Courier) and the recruitment number (22-983040-E2) in your email or fax.

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, business hours are 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. 

Document Submittal Requirements

How to Submit Your Documents

In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com.  Be sure to include the recruitment title (Courier) and the recruitment number (22-983040-E2) in your email or fax. 

 

Supplemental Questionnaire

 

I understand that by applying for this recruitment I will only be offered extra help employment.

 

I understand that an extra help employee is a person who is employed for purpose of relieving or augmenting regular staff in the accomplishment of work.

 

I understand extra help employees cannot work more than 999 hours in a fiscal year.

 

I understand 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.

Special Requirements

COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT

 

The California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) issued a State Public Health Officer Order (“Order”) on August 5, 2021, addressing the increase California is experiencing in positive COVID-19 cases. The Order requires workers in health care settings to be vaccinated. 

 

The Courier role will be required to enter into the health care and public health lab settings and therefore will be required to show proof of vaccination.

 

For those individuals that may have a religious belief or medical reason that prevents them from taking the vaccine, they must complete and submit their request to the Department of Human Resources well in advance of the first date of employment. Please contact the Human Resources Analyst with any questions.

Americans With Disabilities Act

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

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OUR COMMUNITY

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 consecutive yearsthe only California community with that distinction.

· Live – Solano County, as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability.

· Learn Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include Solano Community College, CSU Maritime, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis.

· Work The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the County is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries, and Travis Air Force Base.

· Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento—the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts, fertile farmland and recreational areas. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento, the Delta, Lake Tahoe region, and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.

County Population (2019): 447,643

 

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.  


SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER




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