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    Human Resources Division
    Human Resources (HR) is dedicated to providing professional and confidential assistance to all employees and applicants in the areas of recruitment and retention. Our responsibilities include new hire orientation, employee benefits, employee/labor relations, collective bargaining, safety and disaster preparedness, salary administration, job classification, employee policy manual, employee discipline and terminations, workers’ compensation, training and equal employment opportunity. Human Resources serves a dual role: as an internal consultant to management on HR-related matters and as an advocate for employees.

    Human Resources is committed to the employees and applicants we serve to ensure consistent, fair and uniform treatment of all.

    We welcome you to our website and encourage you to contact us as needed with your comments, concerns or questions

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  • Kern County

    Early Head Start Assistant Teacher

    Along with the teacher, provide a safe, healthy, developmentally appropriate, educational and supervised environment for children 0-3 years of age. Encourage parent involvement in the program. Must have three units in infant/toddler course work and must obtain another three units within twelve months of hire as part as an established education plan. At least 6 months of classroom experience working with infant/toddlers in a childcare setting is highly desirable. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. $11.79/hr. + benefits. Open until filled.

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  • Eastern Kern County

    WIC Nutrition Assistant

    Provides nutrition assessments and nutrition education for the WIC participants according to State WIC Branch and Community Action Partnership of Kern’s WIC Program policies. HS diploma or equivalent. Completion of three units of college level courses in Nutrition. Certification as a California WIC Nutrition Assistant or completion of the required training for certification within one year of hire. Must possess valid California Driver’s License with acceptable driving record and proof of auto insurance. $11.55/hr. + benefits. Open until filled

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  • Kern County

    WIC Clerk

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    Provides clerical support to the in-take clinics. Distributes vouchers (food instruments), documenting intake information, and assisting with the physical set up of the mobile clinics. Graduation from High School or the equivalent. One year of customer service experience. Ability to perform general office duties. Basic computer skills. Possession of a valid California Driver’s license and state automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. Bilingual (English/Spanish) desirable. $10.97/hr + benefits. Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Head Start Teacher

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    To provide a safe, healthy, developmentally appropriate, educational and supervised environment for children 3 – 5 years of age. Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. To promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of children. Responsible for maintaining compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures. Must possess a valid California Teacher Permit. Associate’s degree from any accredited college or university in Early Childhood Development, Education, Human Development or related field, is required. Experience working in State or Federally Funded Child Care Program is desirable. Bilingual language fluency (Spanish/English) highly desirable. Possession of a valid California Driver’s license and state automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. $18.24/hr. – $19.75/hr. depending on education. + benefits. Open until filled.

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  • Eastern Kern County

    Associate Teacher – Floater

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    This position will not be assigned to a specific site. Travel as necessary to report to job sites as assigned to serve as center staff during the absence of the regularly assigned staff member. Along with teaching staff the Associate Teacher floater will provide a safe, healthy, developmentally appropriate, educational and supervised environment for children 3-5 years of age. Encourage parent engagement in all aspects of the program. Must possess a valid Associate Teacher Permit. At least six months of classroom experience in a pre-school setting. Bilingual language fluency (Spanish/English) highly desirable. Possession of a valid California Driver’s license and state automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. $1408/hr. – $15.43/hr. depending on education. + benefits. Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Head Start Center Director II

    Supervises the day to day operations of a child development center including the supervision of all center staff either directly or indirectly ensuring compliance of all funding source regulations. May work as a teacher in the classroom. Provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children while they are in the center. Provide the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of the children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into kindergarten. Responsible for maintaining compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures. Must possess a valid California Site Supervisor Permit. Associate’s degree from any accredited college or university in Early Childhood Development, Education, Human Development or related field, is required. At least two years teaching experience working in a pre-school setting. At least two years of experience working in a supervisory position. Experience working in State or Federally Funded Child Care Program is desirable. Bilingual language fluency (Spanish/English) highly desirable. Possession of a valid California Driver’s license and state automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. $22.39/hr. – $23.87/hr. depending on education. + benefits. Open until filled.

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