This is a reinstatement, transfer or voluntary demotion opportunity for current and former regularly appointed employees of Alameda County.
Pursuant to Civil Service Rule 1744: On the request of a department head and approval of the Commission, a regularly appointed employee who resigned in good standing may, within three years after the effective date of his/her resignation, be reinstated in a position in the class from which he/she resigned or in a position in another class for which he/she may be eligible as determined by the Commission. Appointments by reinstatement following resignation are subject to the probationary period established for the class. You must have been a classified County employee in the same job code or in a job code at the same salary maximum and left the County in good standing. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position.
You must be a current County classified employee in the same job code or in a job code with the same salary maximum for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position.
You must be a current County classified employee in a job code which is at a higher salary maximum than the vacancy for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position.
County's Health Services Program is administered by the Health Care Services
Agency and includes the following program areas: Behavioral Health Care, Public
Health, Environmental Health, and Agency Administration/Indigent Health. The
ultimate mission of the Health Care Services Agency is to provide fully
integrated health care services through a comprehensive network of public and
private partnerships that ensure optimal health and well-being and respect the
diversity of all residents. Health Care Services Agency currently has multiple
career opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of a service
delivery team dedicated to the optimal health and well being of Alameda County
direction, to provide program planning, technical assistance, review and
evaluation functions to direct client service delivery programs where such
services are provided by community-based organizations (CBO's), contract
service providers and/or County staff; to provide professional financial and
administrative services to the unit to which assigned; to act as County liaison
with service providers and ensure that program regulations and procedures are
followed; and to do related work as required.
professional class provides technical programmatic and financial services in a
variety of client service areas; however, all positions are typically
characterized by the following elements:
- The need for
technical knowledge in the service delivery area to which assigned;
- The fact that
client services are provided by CBO's, other contract providers and or County
- The focus of
responsibilities is of a dual nature, related both to program implementation
and to the provision of financial services to the program or the unit to which
This class is
distinguished from Supervising Program Specialist, which provides supervision
to a staff of Program Specialists in addition to providing direct program
review and evaluation. It is further distinguished from Program Specialist in
that the latter focuses on technical program planning and monitoring without
the ancillary financial and administrative responsibilities.
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The equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university 180 quarter units or 120 semester units) with major coursework in business or public administration, a social science or a field related to the program area to which assigned.
(Additional experience as outlined below may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.)
The equivalent to three years of full-time, professional-level or supervisory work in the direct delivery of services to clients or the oversight of such services in the program area to which assigned, one year of which must have included program planning and evaluation, or in program administration, grants management or similar financial services.
(Possession of a Master’s degree in business, public administration, social science or a related field to the program area to which assigned from an accredited college or university, may be substituted for two years of the required experience.)
Specified positions may require possession of a valid California driver's license.
Specified positions may also require licensure or certification in the programmatic area to which assigned.
NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies:
• Principles, practices, funding sources and administrative requirements in the program area to which assigned.
• Principles and practices of program planning and evaluation.
• Principles and practices of direct client service delivery.
• Practices and techniques of programmatic analysis and report preparation.
• Computer applications related to the work.
• Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment.
• Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
• Budgetary, financial record-keeping and auditing techniques.
• Basic general administrative support practices, including business management.
• Basic principles and practices of contract and grant administration.
• Plan, monitor and evaluate program and service delivery effectiveness in the programmatic area to which assigned.
• Identify administrative, financial and operational problems, investigate and evaluate alternatives and implement effective solutions.
• Provide general financial and administrative services to the program and/or unit to which assigned.
• Interpret, explain and apply complex regulations, policies and procedures.
• Prepare clear, accurate and effective reports, correspondence, policies, informational brochures and other written materials.
• Represent the department and the County in meetings with others and make effective presentations to diverse groups.
• Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines.
• Maintain accurate records and files.
• Exercise sound independent judgment within established policies and guidelines.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
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
- Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
- Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
- Vision or Vision Reimbursement
- Share the Savings
- Basic Life Insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
- County Allowance Credit
- Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
- Short-Term Disability Insurance
- Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
- Employee Assistance Program
For your Financial Future
- Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
- Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)
For your Work/Life Balance
- 11 paid holidays
- Floating Holidays
- Vacation and sick leave accrual
- Vacation purchase program
- Management Paid Leave**
- Catastrophic Sick Leave
- Group Auto/Home Insurance
- Pet Insurance
- Commuter Benefits Program
- Guaranteed Ride Home
- Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
- Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
- Child Care Resources
- 1st United Services Credit Union
*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.
** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.
Please contact Tamarra Brown at Tamarra.Brown2@acgov.org
You are encouraged to apply immediately as this posting is open until filled and may close at anytime.
Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer