Emergency Services Technician (Extra Help)
The Solano County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is the primary local coordination agency for emergencies and disasters affecting residents, public infrastructure, and government operations in the Solano County Operational Area (OA). The Solano OA includes the entirety of the County and its cities, towns, and special districts. Solano OES is charged with providing the necessary planning, coordination, response support and communications with all agencies affected by large scale emergencies and disasters. Solano OES works in cooperative effort with other governmental jurisdictions with the county; disciplines such as law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical services, state and federal agencies, utilities, private industry, and volunteer groups in order to provide a coordinated response to disasters.
The Emergency Services Technician, under general direction, assists the Emergency Services Manager in planning and coordinating multi-hazard emergency response and recovery activities in support of the County's Office of Emergency Services; performs related duties as required.
Education and/or Experience: Any combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates possession and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities. Typical qualifying education and/or experience would be:
Equivalent to two years of full time paid experience in emergency services related activities.
Possession of a valid Class C California driver's license is required.
This recruitment is intended to fill the Emergency Services Technician (Extra Help) position. Extra-help employees do not have rights to a regular position or continued employment and are excluded from civil service. The hours worked may be part-time or full-time, but hours cannot exceed more than 999 hours in a fiscal year .
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill Extra Help positions.
Note: All CalPERS retirees applying for Extra Help positions must meet CalPERS post retirement employment requirements. Work must be performed for a limited duration and retiree annuitant may not work more than 960 hours per fiscal year.
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BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked.
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11/17/2023 - Deadline to submit application and required documents.
Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant's ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.
RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.
HOW TO APPLY
Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to email@example.com. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Inventory Clerk (Extra-Help)) and the recruitment number (23-783260-E1) in your email or fax, and are due by the application review date.
Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.
Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.
Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time.
DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS
Education Documents May Be Required
All candidates qualifying for the position under the education requirement must submit a copy of their official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the courses and units completed) or degree (verifying date, degree and area of specialization conferred) by the application submittal deadline. Candidates who fail to submit their transcripts by the application submittal deadline will be disqualified from the recruitment.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.
How to Submit Your Documents
In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Emergency Services Technician) and the recruitment number (23-623030-01) in your email or fax.
Please indicate below how many years of full-time experience you possess in emergency services related activities.
Less than one year
At least one year, but less than two years
Two or more years
Please describe, in detail, your experience in emergency services related activities. Be sure to include any experience in a government environment.
Please list any National Incident Management System (NIMS) training course(s) you have completed.
This position requires the employee to drive large vehicles and tow/trailer equipment, as well as, trouble shoot issues with equipment. Please list what, if any, experience you have driving large vehicles and/or towing/trailer equipment and what experience you have troubleshooting mechanical issues with equipment.
- Independent travel is required.
- Incumbents must be able to perform basically sedentary work.
- Incumbents may be required to take specialized training and assist in response to emergencies.
- Incumbents may be required to work outside normal business hours.
- Incumbents may be required to pass a background investigation.
VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS
To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE APPLICATION SUBMITTAL DEADLINE. Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons.
Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran's preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.
APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the "Selection Process"), must complete the following form: Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form
This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.
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Closing Date/Time: 11/17/2023 5:00:00 PM