The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for a Fiscal Analyst in the Probation Department. Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of difficult and complex professional level analytical work to support the operations of County departments, agencies and programs in areas such as the development and administration of the annual budget, financial/fiscal analysis and reporting, grant monitoring and administration; and performs other duties as assigned. This is the journey level classification in the professional Analyst series. This is a county wide classification. Therefore, the employment list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill other vacancies within the same classification.
The principal mandated tasks accomplished by Adult and Juvenile Probation Services are the preparation of investigative reports and sentencing recommendations for the Courts on criminal, diversion and probation actions, and the supervision of offenders granted formal probation. Probation Officers also supervise offenders released on Post Release Community Supervision and pursuant to Section 1170(h) of the Penal Code. Probation manages a variety of specialized adult and youth program elements. The adult programs include Drug Court, a pre-trial risk assessment unit, and a wide array of rehabilitative programming at the Yuba County Day Reporting Center. The youth program elements include a variety of programs, Probation and School Success Program, Juvenile Offender Work Program, Truancy Program, and the Thomas E. Mathews School.
Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Public Administration, Statistics, or a field related to the work and two years of para-professional fiscal and/or accounting experience at least equivalent to the County’s classification of Senior Accounting Technician. Candidates with strong experience who lack the degree are encouraged to apply.
Preferred: In addition to the minimum, two years of experience at least equivalent to the County’s class of Senior Accounting Technician.
Special Requirements: Must successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation which includes Live Scan fingerprinting and a credit check. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109. Must file statements of economic interest with the Yuba County Clerk/Recorder.
Working Conditions: Generally a typical office setting. May be required to attend meetings outside the normal business hours.
Typically 5% each year for the first 7 years
Miscellaneous Classic: 2% @ 55
Miscellaneous New: 2% @ 62
(Misc. See Pension Reform Link on Human Resources web page for additional information. Yuba County does not participate in Social Security.)
VACATION: 12 days for first 5 yrs with incremental increases every 5 yrs thereafter, up to 20 yrs
HOLIDAYS: An average of 14 paid holidays per year, including 2 floating holidays
SICK LEAVE: Accrued every payroll period, up to 12 days per year
HEALTH: The County pays 90% of the Basic Plan premium for employee only or 70% for employee and eligible dependent(s). Health Waiver Opt-out of $250/monthly available with proof of other employer sponsored health care coverage.
DENTAL/VISION: County pays 100% of the Basic Plan Premiums for employee only and 80% for dependent(s).
LIFE INSURANCE: County provides $50,000 in life insurance coverage. Employees may purchase additional coverage for themselves and dependents.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Yuba County does not participate in the Social Security Program
SHORT TERM DISABILITY (STD) INSURANCE: SDI provides benefits to employees who are unable to work due to non-work-related illness or injury. The current SDI withholding rate is 1.0% with a maximum of $1,229.09 on wages up to $122,909(per calendar year) for 2020. This % is deducted on gross wages and can change annually in accordance with law. Persons covered by SDI are also automatically covered by Paid Family Leave (PFL).
MEDICARE: Yuba County does participate in the Medicare Program. Current EE & ER share is 1.45%
DEFERRED COMP: Voluntary Deferred Compensation plan(s) are available
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: County paid confidential counseling program for up to 5 visits per incident per eligible family member.
MISCELLANEOUS: For a specific job classification and/or specific department/location benefits, please reference the Master Labor Agreement by visiting:
UNION AFFILIATION: Yuba County Employee Association
FINAL FILING DATE: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.
An official Yuba County employment application must be submitted by final filing deadline. Applications must include supplemental questionnaire (delete if not applicable), copies of valid license(s), certificate(s) and college transcripts and/or diploma. Incomplete applications may be disqualified from further consideration.
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 and Supplemental Questionnaire (if applicable).
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.
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
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:
- Excel Exam
- Qualifications Appraisal Panels
- Department Interviews
(Please note: The entire recruitment process from recruitment opening date to start date could take 6 – 12 weeks for successful candidates).
Applicants who have successfully met the position qualifications and completed any screening processes must successfully complete the an Excel proficiency exam with a passing score at a basic level of 70% or higher to continue to the next phase of the recruitment process. The exam will be administered on County computers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Probation 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.