|3/2/2023 12:00:00 AM
|4/5/2023 5:00:00 PM
|$37.34 - $44.85/hour; $72,813.00 - $87,457.50/year
Permanent Full-Time Employment
|Social Services Agency
THIS IS A NEW ASSEMBLED EXAMINATION. The eligible list resulting from this examination will cancel any existing list and may last approximately one year, but can be extended.
Supplemental Questionnaire: A properly completed Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted with each application. Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing. Failure to submit the Supplemental Questionnaire will result in disqualification.
Qualified bilingual persons who speak English and are also fluent in: Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Laotian, Korean, Mien, Tagalog, Amharic, Farsi, Dari, Tigrigna, Russian, Romanian or Sign Languages are especially encouraged to apply. There is an additional bi-weekly compensation for persons in positions designated bilingual. Qualified candidates may be tested to demonstrate language proficiency.
Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires will only be accepted on-line.
The ideal candidate for the position of Career Development Specialist I will have exceptional knowledge of organizational and administrative concepts relevant to economic development and employment and training needs of public assistance recipients. Incumbents will also need a thorough understanding of providing service to long-term unemployed and/or dislocated workers. The ideal candidate will have work experience tracking industry trends, coordinating and building relationships with employers, community organizations and training institutions to address the needs of Social Services Agency clients. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess, but not limited to the following critical attributes:
The equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year university (180 quarter units or 120 semesters units) with major coursework in business or public administration, counseling, planning, social or behavioral science or a closely related field. (Additional administrative experience as outlined below may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.)
The equivalent of two years of full-time responsible experience in planning, evaluation, development, or operation of Employment Programs in a recognized public or private agency or organization.
The equivalent of one year of experience as an Employment Counselor, or an equivalent or higher employment services classification in the Alameda County classified service. (Non-classified includes District Attorney’s Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.)
Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's license is required.
NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.
THE EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING STEPS:
1. A review of applicants' applications and supplemental questionnaires to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the testing.
2. A review of candidates' Supplemental Questionnaires to determine the best qualified. Those candidates considered the best qualified will move on to the final step in the examination process.
3. An oral examination which will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final examination score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises.
Candidates must attain a qualifying rating on each portion of this examination.
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNOUNCED EXAMINATION STEPS.
Alameda County utilizes a Civil Service Selection System founded on merit. Such a system is competitive and based on broad recruitment efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to test in an examination process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position. Many of our recruitments are targeted and specific to the needs of a current vacant position, in which case, the eligible list may be exclusively used for that current vacant position. Other recruitments may be more broadly used for both current and future vacancies, or for other alternate jobs with comparable scopes of work.
To learn more about our recruitment and selection process, please visit the “What You Need to Know” section of our website, www.acgov.org/hrs.
Applicants will be informed via e-mail with reasonable notice in advance of any examination process which will require their attendance. The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the Agency:
TENTATIVE SELECTION PLAN:
Deadline for Filing:
5:00PM, Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Review of Minimum Qualifications:
April 26, 2023
Screening for Best Qualified:
May 17, 2023
Civil Service Oral Examination:
Week of June 19, 2023
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNOUNCED RECRUITMENT & SELECTION PLAN
Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County’s Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statues. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing. Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statues.
Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*:
For your Health & Well-Being
For your Financial Future
For your Work/Life Balance
*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.
All notices related to County recruitments for which you
have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @jobaps.com, @acgov.org,
Noreplyalamedacountyhr@acgov.org and Noreply@jobaps.com as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam
filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or
spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application
for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your
County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have
been sent to you. All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept
in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of
your notices in your online application account by clicking on the "My
applications" button on the Current Job Openings page.
Please take the steps recommended above to ensure you do
not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County
of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or
accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment.
NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email
notification system. Replies to the email boxes Noreply@jobaps.com and
firstname.lastname@example.org are routed
to unmonitored mailboxes. If you have questions, please go to our website
at www.acgov.org/hrs. You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed
on the job announcement for the recruitment for which you have applied.
Montrice Goodman | Human Resources Analyst
All Alameda County employees are designated
Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the
affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect.
Employees are required to report to work as ordered in the event of an
Equal Employment Opportunity
has a diverse workforce, that is representative of the communities we serve and
is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment
are based on merit, competence, performance and business need. Alameda County
does not discriminate in employment on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex
(including pregnancy and gender
identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital
status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee
organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other
non-merit factors protected under federal, state and local law. Alameda County
celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming