Under direction, plan, organize, direct and coordinate departmental information processing activities for an operating department; conduct systems analysis and design and implement automated and manual records processing systems; conduct studies, determine needs and recommend alternative systems; and to do other work as required.
THE REQUIREMENTS : Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Two years of responsible work experience analyzing records systems needs AND designing information systems.
Completion of two years of course work in systems analysis, computer science, information processing data processing or closely related field AND one year of experience analyzing and designing records systems.
Knowledge: Working knowledge of the principles and techniques of systems and procedures analysis and design, including system flowcharting and other system documentation techniques; the principles and methods of records management systems and data processing business applications. Some knowledge of the principles and techniques of training; methods of compiling financial and statistical data; computer hardware and software applications used to support automated office systems; and principles and techniques of supervision.
Ability to: Analyze administrative and data systems, identify problems, and develop logical conclusions and effective solutions; communicate system requirements and design specifications to programmer/analysts; organize a variety of data into functional reports using an automated records processing system; communicate with departmental personnel not familiar with data processing and translate their needs into system requirements; design forms for use in automated data processing systems; accurately interpret and apply policies, procedures and Federal and/or State regulations related to departmental records and reporting requirements; effectively organize work flow and establish priorities to meet frequent deadlines; trains department staff in the use of automated systems and the operation of equipment; establish and maintain effective working relations with staff, departmental representatives and others contacted in the course of work; write clear, concise and detailed instructions, manuals and reports; and plan, coordinate and supervise the work of staff performing systems processing functions (may be required for some positions).
VACATION - 16 days 1st year, increasing to 31 days per year after 15 years service. Available after 1 year service.
ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE - One week advanced upon appointment; two weeks accrued each year; can be taken in cash or time off.
HOLIDAYS - 12.5 paid holidays per year.
SICK LEAVE - Six days per year; after 6 months.
BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 days paid in California, 5 days paid out-of-state.
MEDICAL PLAN - The County contracts with PERS for a variety of medical plans. For most plans, County contributions pay a majority of the premiums for employees and dependents.
DENTAL PLAN - County pays for employee and dependent coverage.
VISION PLAN - County pays for employee coverage. Employee may purchase dependent coverage.
RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY - Pension formula 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 as determined based on provisions of the CA Public Employees Pension Reform Act of 2013(PEPRA). Pension benefit determined by final average compensation of three years. County pays a portion of retirement contribution and participates in Social Security.
LIFE INSURANCE - County paid $50,000 term policy. Employee may purchase additional life insurance.
LONG TERM DISABILITY PLAN - Plan pays 66 2/3% of the first $13,500, up to $9,000 per month maximum.
DEPENDANT-CARE PLAN - Employees who make contributions for child or dependent care may elect to have their contributions made utilizing pre-tax dollars.
H-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay a County medical premium share of cost may elect this pre-tax program.
HEALTH CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ALLOWANCE (HCFSA) - Employees may elect this pre-tax program to cover qualifying health care expenses.
FLEXIBLE HEALTH ALLOWANCE (FHA) - A portion of the Countys contribution to employee health insurance that allows employees to have health plan purchase options. Employees who are enrolled in a County medical plan can participate in this program.
EMPLOYEE CREDIT UNION - Offers systematic savings and low interest loans.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION - A deferred compensation plan is available to employees.
AUTOMATIC CHECK DEPOSIT - Required for all employees in this bargaining unit.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental application will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental application. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental application. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 310, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD# (831) 454-2123. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) In the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.
If you have a disability that would require test accommodation, call (831) 454-2600. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S.
Some positions may require fingerprinting and/or background investigation.
NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
County of Santa Cruz - 11 months ago