County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Environmental Health Program Manager, Housing Navigator, Juvenile Correctional Counselor I

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on May 11, 2019

The County is accepting applications for these exciting employment opportunities:

Environmental Health Program Manager $7,437 - $9,042/Monthly

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:
  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,500 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

Housing Navigator $4,857 - $5,906/Monthly

Join the Community Development Commission's (CDC) Housing Authority in their mission to create affordable housing access in Sonoma County. As their Housing Navigator you will become part of a challenging and rewarding work environment where you will gain the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better your community. You can also look forward to some excellent benefits* including:

  • A Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • Premium pay of $1.15 cents per hour, in addition to the hourly pay rate, for bilingual assignments

The County of Sonoma's CDC and Human Services Department have partnered together to provide intensive, personalized housing location assistance to clients of the Domestic Violence Housing First Program. The program connects our most vulnerable community members with property owners and managers, helping clients rent and live in the private housing market while increasing economic stability for property owners. As the Housing Navigator you will be part of the programs' Housing Assistance Response Team (HART), which advocates with landlords on behalf of clients, negotiates financial arrangements to encourage landlords to rent to clients receiving subsidies, and coordinates with victim advocates and HSD staff in order to obtain wrap around case management in support of each client's needs. Currently, the CDC is looking for an ideal candidate who has knowledge of tenant/landlord relations and Fair Housing laws and practices as well as experience:

  • Recruiting and engaging landlords, renter associations, property management companies, and other local housing providers to identify potential rental properties
  • Providing financial incentives to landlords to encourage them to rent to clients receiving subsidies, including reimbursement for additional security deposits and paying for last month's rent, tenant screening reports, and the cost of bring a unit up to habitability standards
  • Negotiating and implementing housing assistance contracts and leases between property owners and tenants
  • Coordinating with victim advocates to find appropriate housing, and assisting clients with housing applications and vouchers
  • Arranging and advocating on behalf of clients for shared or innovative housing arrangements for participants when appropriate
  • Performing initial housing unit inspections and annual re-inspections of properties for compliance with Federal housing quality standards, to include mediating owner and tenant complaints, processing terminations and claims, and assisting landlords in handling appeals
  • Working collaboratively with social works and various other case managers

Juvenile Correctional Counselor I Regular and Extra-Help $21.62 - $26.28/Hourly

Working as a Juvenile Correctional Counselor I (JCC I) at the County of Sonoma
offers an expansive opportunity for growth and development. The ability to be a part of a collaborative work environment that provides continuous training and education and the satisfaction of knowing that you are working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits*, including:

  • A cash allowance of approximately $600 per month for permanent employees 
  • Eligibility for a 5% salary increase after 1040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a 5% salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • Opportunities for additional premium pay depending on assignment, generally 5% for each assignment for a maximum of 10%
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • With experience and good work performance, career advancement to Juvenile Correctional Counselor II ($25.55-$31.06/hour)

Being a JCC I
This position offers a challenging and rewarding start to a career helping our community youth. In addition to learning the fundamental principles of the juvenile justice system, JCC's have the unique opportunity to use their skills to directly and positively influence the course of a young person's life. As a JCC I, you will perform a wide variety of duties related to the care, guidance, and supervision of juvenile offenders. Responsibilities include:

  • Communicating directly with detained youths, on an individual or group basis
  • Maintaining on-going security checks, and overseeing and directing the activities of youth offenders detained in Probation facilities
  • Performing minor clerical duties, including data entry into justice system databases
  • Transporting youth to and from various locations
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and order of the facility

Public Works Maintenance Worker I $3,252 - $3,953/Monthly

When you join Transportation and Public Works, you become part of a challenging and rewarding work environment where you gain the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better your community. Through on-the-job training, experience, and the support of management, Maintenance Workers gain the skills and abilities needed to advance their career. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:
  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance
  • With time and good performance, the opportunity for advancement to Maintenance Worker II ($4,687/month)

Vegetation Specialist $3,979 - $4,835/Monthly

As a Vegetation Specialist you will be responsible for assisting the Vegetation Control Advisor with the implementation of the County's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Plan, which includes the:
  • Inspection of County property and roadways to determine the extent of weed infestations
  • Eradication and control of pest infestations
  • Investigation of tree hazards
  • Care and maintenance of equipment
  • Support of related public works projects
  • Observation of safety precautions in the preparation, application, and storage of chemicals as outlined by the EPA, California Department of Pesticide Regulations (CDPR), and County of Sonoma's Agricultural Department
Since valid CA certification is required for this position, please visit the CDPR website for information regarding how you can obtain your Category C certification.

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