Apply for: Media and Community Relations Specialist (19948689)

Personal Information

Final Filing Deadline: Monday, December 16, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m.

APPLICATION SCREENING:

An official Yuba County employment application must be submitted by final filing deadline. Applications must include copies of valid license(s), certificate(s) and college transcripts and/or diploma. Incomplete applications may be disqualified from further consideration.

TO APPLY:

ON-LINE APPLICATION: Applications may be submitted on-line through CalOpps. Click on the Apply for Job button above to complete the Yuba County employment application.

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HARD COPY APPLICATION: You may access a hard copy of the Yuba County employment application by visiting our website at http://www.yuba.org. Our applications are available in a fillable Microsoft Word format or PDF, or you may pick up these materials in our office located 915 8th Street, Suite 113, Marysville, CA 95901. Hard copies of applications can be submitted to our office in person, by U.S. Mail or by fax at 530-749-7864. Applications must be received by the final filing deadline; postmarks or applications received after the final filing deadline will not be accepted.

All applicants will be given written notice regarding the status of their application and selection procedures. The County prefers to communicate via email, if provided, to expedite communication. It is also recommended that applicants review their SPAM mail daily as to not miss any important communication from the County.

Applicants are responsible for notifying the County of any changes to their contact information, including but not limited to e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, primary and secondary telephone numbers.

Applicants must provide the following documents with their application by the filing deadline:

  • Completed Yuba County Employment Application (Online or Hard Copy)
  • Supplemental Questionnaire (included in the CalOpps job posting)
  • Any Diplomas and Unofficial Transcripts
  • Copies of Certifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The minimum and preferred requirements are listed above. While the following requirements outline the minimum qualifications, Human Resources reserves the right to select applicants for further consideration who demonstrate the best qualifications match for the job. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee further participation in selection procedures.

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

The recruitment process involves multiple steps which may include but are not limited to:

  • Rated Supplemental Questionnaire
  • One-Way Video Interviews
  • Qualifications Appraisal Panels
  • Department Interviews

(Please note: The entire recruitment process from recruitment opening date to start date could take 6 – 10 weeks for successful candidates). 

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE:

A completed supplemental questionnaire is an essential part of the application process for this position. The responses will be reviewed for sufficient detail and will be rated according to pre-determined guidelines. Any experience and/or training listed MUST be identified on your application. Resumes, letters and other materials will not be evaluated or considered as responses to the supplemental questionnaire.

ONE-WAY VIDEO INTERVIEW

One-way interviews may be used as an extension of the application process as an oral examination. A panel may be comprised of one individual, typically the hiring authority, or a small group of subject matter experts. Oral examinations can be used to assist in the establishment of an employment list or as part of the hiring decision.  The goal of a one-way interview is to simulate an actual in-person interview environment.  If one-way video interviewing is utilized in the recruitment process,  applicants are provided detailed information including instructions, interview practice options and 24 hour direct support from the County's vendor, Spark Hire.

QUALIFICATIONS APPRAISAL PANEL: 

This is an oral examination process. Applicants who successfully completed the screening processes and meet the minimum qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a qualifications appraisal panel. The process consists of three or four panel members along with a subject matter expert who will ask individuals questions related to the essential functions and/or attributes required for the position.  

TESTING ACCOMMODATION

If special accommodations are required at any stage of the selection process, complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation in Employment Examination Process Form and provide the required documentation by the final filing deadline. The form can be obtained at Reasonable Accommodation Form or by contacting Human Resources at 530-749-7860.

VETERAN’S CREDIT

All applicants who have successfully completed the application/selection procedures and examination process may be eligible for veteran’s credit. Applicants must have served on active duty for a period of not less than 90 days in the armed forces in time of war or national emergency, or in time of peace in a campaign or expedition for service in which a medal has been authorized by the government of the United States and who has been discharged or released under honorable conditions, and widows of such persons shall be allowed credit. Military Records Form DD214 must be submitted for further review and determination of appropriate credits.

WAIVER OF SELECTION PROCEDURES

When selection procedures have been publicly announced and the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications for the position is five or less, the Human Resources Director may, at her/his discretion; a) Waive the competition entirely and submit the names of the applicants meeting the minimum qualifications to the appointing department, b) Revise the conditions of competition to a more practical basis under the circumstances.

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY LIST

An employment eligibility list is established for those applicants who successfully pass all phases of the examination process. This list will be held for a minimum of six (6) months from the date the list is certified. For each vacancy the top five (5) ranks on the list will be certified to the department for final selection, which will include a departmental interview.

DEPARTMENTAL INTERVIEW

The Hiring Department will notify the applicant of the date and time of his/her interview. The applicant will be asked a series of questions about his/herself and his/her related experience, education and training that exhibit the knowledge, skills and abilities essential to the job. The applicant may also be asked questions about hypothetical situations to test his/her ability to make decisions and use sound judgment and common sense.

E-VERIFY

Yuba County participates in the E-Verify system.  This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each NEW employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

 

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