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Overview

THE CURRENT VACANCY IS IN THE
ROADS BRANCH OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

ORAL EXAM IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR JULY 2024

SKILLS OR EXPERIENCES LISTED UNDER THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
STATEMENT MAY ALSO BE USED TO SCREEN APPLICATIONS

SEE “SPECIAL REQUIREMENT” SECTION REGARDING
POSSESSION OF A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE

RESPONSES TO SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED

FINAL FILING DATE: JULY 22, 2024 AT 5:00 PM

SALARY INFORMATION

AGENCY STAFF SERVICES ANALYST I: $4,327.00 – $5,522.00 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY* / $24.96 – $31.86 APPROXIMATE HOURLY*

AGENCY STAFF SERVICES ANALYST II: $4,770.00 – $6,089.00 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY* / $27.52 – $35.13 APPROXIMATE HOURLY*

*Please refer to the appropriate Bargaining Unit Memorandum of Understanding for potential future salary increases* Please visit https://www.shastacounty.gov/personnel/page/labor-agreements-mous.

ABOUT SHASTA COUNTY

Shasta County offers all the amenities of the big city while retaining a comfortable small-town atmosphere.  With its natural beauty, affordable housing, excellent educational system, abundance of recreational opportunities, and excellent quality of life, Shasta County is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

PUBLIC WORKS:
The vision of the Department of Public Works is to provide safe, reliable, and cost-effective facilities and services to the residents of Shasta County. The Department’s 154 employees are responsible for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of county roads, bridges, buildings, and water and wastewater facilities.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Under direction of management, implement the Department of Public Works’ injury and illness prevention program and code of safety practices including researching and applying state and federal workplace safety requirements; developing and implementing workplace safety trainings; tracking workplace safety records; and performing onsite safety inspections.

AGENCY STAFF SERVICES ANALYST I: Under direction, to perform a variety of administrative and fiscal analysis work and participate in special studies or projects as related to workplace safety; to perform related work as required.

 

AGENCY STAFF SERVICES ANALYST II: Under direction, to perform data analyses, develop data collection systems, assess and disseminate information, participate in special studies or projects, and develop policy implications/recommendations of analyzed information as related to workplace safety; to perform related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

AGENCY STAFF SERVICES  ANALYST I: This position is responsible to Public Works Supervisors and Management for administering the Department of Public Works existing workplace safety program. Duties will include researching and applying state and federal workplace safety requirements; developing and implementing workplace safety trainings; tracking workplace safety records; and performing onsite safety inspections.

 

AGENCY STAFF SERVICES  ANALYST II: This position is responsible to Public Works Supervisors and Management for administering the Department of Public Works existing workplace safety program. Duties will include researching and applying state and federal workplace safety requirements; developing and implementing workplace safety trainings; tracking workplace safety records; and performing onsite safety inspections. This position is distinguished from the Agency Staff Services Analyst I by applicable experience and its responsibility for more complex projects and its enhanced level of computer savvy and data management skills.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate is highly organized, self-motivated, and has a strong attention to detail. This individual will have the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities. Knowledge of, or a desire to learn about workplace safety and construction practices is required. Many functions of the Department of Public Works involve construction activities and trades, being comfortable observing workplace practices in construction environments is vital to this role.  The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable conducting in-person trainings and presentations to small groups.

 

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
AGENCY STAFF SERVICES ANALYST I: Gathers, tabulates, and analyzes data; draws organization, workload and other charts; prepares reports and makes recommendations on procedures, policies and program alternatives; makes recommendations on financial, personnel, client and other administrative systems; monitors contracts; writes a variety of complex reports; orders supplies; prepares correspondence; and may assist in the supervision of staff.

AGENCY STAFF SERVICES  ANALYST II: Collects, enters, validates, extracts, and analyzes data on current issues of concern; designs data collection methodology; draws logical conclusions from analyzed data and makes recommendations on procedures, policies, and program alternatives; develops “user-friendly” reports or otherwise prepares data for dissemination; conducts reviews of program data to assess outcome impact and cost effectiveness; assists department staff in gathering and entering information into data systems; works with and assists in maintaining the integrity and reliability of existing database or other software programs, to analyze, collect and display information; plans and develops software applications to link programs; may assist in improving the Department’s ability to assess outcomes; participates in program evaluation study design and implementation; conducts reviews of existing programs to assess outcome impact, work load distribution, or cost-effectiveness; may make recommendations on financial, personnel, client, program, community or administrative systems, as assigned; prepares correspondence and may assist in the development or preparation of proposals for state, federal or private foundations; and may assist in the supervision of staff.
TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination of education and experience sufficient to directly demonstrate possession and application of the following:

AGENCY STAFF SERVICES ANALYST I:

Knowledge of: General public and business administration practices; governmental functions and organization; principles and practices of the functional areas germane to this specialized position.

Ability to: Gather and analyze data; identify problems and central issues; reason logically; perform and document research in dealing with administrative issues; read and interpret operating procedures and regulations; recommend and implement changes; speak and write effectively; establish effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work; work independently and accept increasing responsibility.

These standards are typically attained with bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and journey level clerical experience. Supervisory experience or experience providing program management recommendations may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

AGENCY STAFF SERVICES  ANALYST II:

Knowledge of: General public and business administration practices; governmental functions and organization; principles and practices of the functional areas germane to this specialized position; data collection methodology and statistical analysis; and assessment, policy analysis, and program and outcome evaluations.

Ability to: gather and analyze data; identify problems and central issues; reason logically; perform and document research in dealing with administrative issues; read and interpret legislation, policies, operating procedures, and regulations; recommend and implement changes; speak and write effectively; establish effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work; operate a personal computer, including word processing, statistical analysis, database, graphics presentation, and electronic file transfer software packages; maintain confidentiality, prioritize work independently, manage personal stress, accept increasing responsibility; and actively promote the mission of the department to which assigned.

These standards are typically attained with a bachelor’s degree and one year’s experience equivalent to an Agency Staff Services Analyst I with Shasta County.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Possession of a valid California driver license.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS

Responses to the following must be submitted with a completed application.

I acknowledge this position requires the possession of a valid California driver’s license. ___Yes ___No
Do you have experience implementing workplace safety programs, illness and injury prevention programs or codes of safe practices? ___Yes ___No
If Yes, please describe in detail (including titles, dates of employment and duties performed) your experience implementing workplace safety programs, illness and injury prevention programs and codes of safe practices.
If you have no applicable experience, please provide a brief statement summarizing your interest in learning the various safety programs for the Department of Public Works.
Are you willing to work intermittently in indoor and outdoor construction environments? ___Yes ___No
Describe your experience conducting subject matter trainings to small groups of individuals (Please include the type of training and methods utilized).
Do you possess a bachelor’s degree? ___Yes ___No
If you do not have a bachelor’s degree, please describe in detail your supervisory experience or experience providing program management (include title held, date range for position, programs managed, and duties performed).
Do you have one year of full-time experience equivalent to an Agency Staff Services Analyst I? ___Yes ___No
If Yes, please list your job title, duties performed and dates in this classification. If no, please put “N/A.”
I acknowledge that if I answered “yes” to any of the above questions, but did not give the requested additional information, my application may be considered incomplete and may be screened out. ___Yes ___ No
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

All new employees are required to have their paycheck directly deposited to a bank account.
Some positions may require a valid California driver’s license and acceptable driving record according to County policy.
Reasonable accommodations may be made for those persons who are disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act to perform the essential functions of the position.
As part of the selection process, all individuals provided with a preliminary offer of employment with Shasta County will be subject to a background investigation, including a criminal history check (primarily completed through the taking of fingerprints). An image of your fingerprints will be captured and sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature of the offense, the date of the offense, the surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.
Based on the results of the background investigation and criminal history check, applicants may then be provided with an offer of employment conditioned on the results of a medical examination, which includes drug/alcohol testing.
Shasta County participates in E-Verify. For more information visit https://www.e-verify.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/IER_RighttoWorkPoster.pdf (Download PDF reader). If you do not have internet access, contact Personnel at (530) 225-5515 to request a flyer.
In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, County employees, in the event of a disaster are considered disaster workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.
Positions in this classification are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the County and the United Public Employees of California – General Unit.
Employees in this classification are covered under the CalPERS retirement program. Depending on the provisions of the California Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) and other applicable laws, an employee in this classification will be covered under one of the following CalPERS retirement formulas: (1) 2% at 55, (2) 2% at 60, or (3) 2% at 62. An employee in this classification will also contribute up to 9.5% his/her pay to this plan or will contribute such other amount to the plan as authorized by PEPRA and other applicable laws. Please visit our employees benefit page at https://www.shastacounty.gov/personnel/page/employee-benefits for additional information regarding benefits and CalPERS coverage information. The provisions in this flyer and on the County website are for information purposes only. To the extent the provisions of the flyer or the County website are inconsistent with PEPRA and other applicable laws, PEPRA and other applicable laws shall govern.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURES
Shasta County Personnel will accept applications and responses to the supplemental questions until 5:00 p.m., on July 22, 2024. A Resume and/or Cover Letter will be accepted in addition to the application form but will not serve as a substitute for a completed application. It is not acceptable to complete the application with statements such as, “Refer to Resume and/or Cover Letter,” or “See Attached Resume and/or Cover Letter” the employment application must be completed in its entirety prior to submission. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Closing date postmarks or faxes will NOT be accepted. This recruitment will establish a list that may or may not be used by other departments. Prior applicants must reapply to be considered.

Applicants will be screened and those considered best qualified will be invited to appear for an oral and/or written examination. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee inclusion into the selection process. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of additional application screening, written and/or practical exam(s), oral interview, or any combination thereof.

Veterans’ Credit: Veterans (as defined by California Government Code section 18973) who have been discharged from military service under conditions other than dishonorable and who receive a passing score on all components of the employment examinations (up to and including oral examinations) shall receive credit for an additional five points to be added to their final examination score. To be considered for this credit, a veteran MUST provide a copy of his or her discharge document (DD-214 or equivalent) and information as to the type of discharge (honorable, dishonorable, etc.) WITH THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION ON OR BEFORE THE FINAL FILING DATE.

Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at www.ShastaCountyCareers.com or submit an application to the Shasta County Personnel Office.

Arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities. Requests for accommodations may be made to the Shasta County Personnel Office by the filing deadline posted on this bulletin. Shasta County does not discriminate on the basis of disability. If you feel you are being denied service based on a disability, our ADA Coordinator may be reached at (530) 225-5515; relay service (800) 735-2922; fax (530) 225-5345.

Shasta County will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You do not need to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until a conditional job offer is made to you. After making a conditional offer and running a background check, if Shasta County is concerned about a conviction that is directly related to the job, you will be given the chance to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide mitigating evidence, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting calcivilrights.ca.gov/fair-chance-act.

SHASTA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Shasta County Personnel
1450 Court Street, Suite 348; Redding, CA 96001; (530) 225-5515

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 11
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Physical
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 24.96
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 35.31
    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes