Apply for: Community Services Officer (20186367)

Personal Information

FINAL FILING DEADLINE:  Monday, December 13, 2021 at 5:00 PM 

Due to the coronavirus affecting the county’s ability to safely conduct selection procedures such as, but not limited to: Qualifications Appraisal Panels, Speed Interviews, Written Exams, Departmental Interviews, etc. the Personnel Director may provide direction to postpone or change selection procedures, extend recruitments and/or cancel and pause recruitments as deemed necessary. The Human Resources department is working with departments to provide support to fill critical positions. 

APPLICATION SCREENING:

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

TO APPLY

ONLINE APPLICATION:   Applications may be submitted online through CalOpps. Click on the Apply for Job button above to complete the Yuba County employment application.

OR

HARD COPY APPLICATION: You may access a hard copy of the Yuba County employment application and Supplemental Questionnaire by visiting our website at http://www.yuba.org. Our applications are available in a Microsoft Word format or fillable 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. Communications are sent from two mail servers; Yuba@CalOpps.org and @co.yuba.ca.us.

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)
  • 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 SELECTION PROCESSES:

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

  • One-Way Video Interview Screening
  • Written Exams
  • Department Interviews

(Please note: The entire recruitment process from recruitment opening date to start date could take 6 – 12 weeks for successful candidates).

ONE-WAY VIDEO INTERVIEW SCREENING: 

One-way interview screenings may be used as an extension of the application process as a secondary method of screening large applicant pools or as an oral examination. A panel may be comprised of one individual, typically the hiring authority, or a small group of subject matter experts. 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.

WRITTEN EXAM: 

Applicants who have successfully met the minimum qualifications and completed any screening processes may be invited to participate in a Cooperative Personnel Services (CPS) Exam  and must obtain a passing score to continue to the next phase of the recruitment process. The CPS Exam may potentially be administered online using County computers.

PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT:  MISCELLANEOUS 

All applicants that successfully complete the examination process and are certified to the employment list, will be notified and must submit a complete Personal History Statement to the Probation/Sheriff Department at the time of interview. A review of the PHS will be conducted for each candidate to determine which candidates best meet the professional standard criteria adopted by the Department.

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 Sheriff's 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.

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