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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

    Information & Referral Specialist

    Provides confidential, appropriate, unbiased health and social service information, referrals and advocacy to the general public by telephone; tracking gaps in service; and assisting callers with questions and the appointment needs. HS diploma or equivalent. One-year Information and Referral experience preferred but not required. Knowledge of health and social services in Kern County also preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desirable $13.00/hr. + Benefits Open until filled

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  • Kern County

    Family Engagement Specialist

    Implement center and home-based training to build knowledge, increase skill set and create a continual source of lifelong learning for staff to share with families, thus supporting Performance Standards, Office of Head Start Parent, Family and Community Engagement Framework, School Readiness agency plan and Community Care Licensing. Monitor and report all program data related to Family Services, Governance and education services for the Head Start/Early Head Start program. Responsible for the involvement of Head Start/Early Head Start parents in governance activities. Bachelor’s degree from any accredited college or university with major in one of the following disciplines is desired: Human Development, Family Development, Social Services, Psychology, and Sociology. Additional experience may be substituted for education requirements.
    Minimum two (2) years of case management experience in family services with Head Start, Early Head Start, Child welfare, Medical Social Work, Public Assistance, Psychiatric Social Work, or related group work and community organizations. Two (2) years’43 experience in working in a preschool setting, preferably with state and/or federal contracts. Must be fingerprinted if required by funding source or state licensing and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and state automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. Must have reliable transportation during work hours. $23.43 /Hr. + benefits. Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Associate Teacher – Floater

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    Along with the teacher, the Associate Teacher floater will provide a safe, healthy, developmentally appropriate, educational and supervised environment for children 3-5 years of age (i.e. indoor classroom, outdoor play area, and during field trips). Encourage parent engagement in all aspects of the program. To promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of children. To develop individual goals for children, provide ongoing assessments and children’s progress and facilitate transitions to kindergarten. The Associate Teacher floater is not permanently assigned to a specific job site. Responsible for maintaining compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and State automobile insurance, and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. Bilingual language fluency (Spanish/English) highly desirable. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. $14.71/hr. – $16.11/hr. + benefits. Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Head Start Teacher

    The Teacher is responsible for exhibiting respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The teacher must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child. The teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom and outdoor environment for children with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head start Performance Standards. Must possess and maintain a valid Teacher’s Permit. Must have at minimum an associate degree from an accredited college or university with major in one of the following: Early Childhood Development, Education, Human Development or related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience working in a State or Federally Funded Child Care Program is desirable. Bilingual language fluency (Spanish/English) highly desirable. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. Must have a valid California Driver’s License and State automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. $19.04/hr. – $20.62/hr. depending on education. + benefits. Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Assistant Teacher

    Responsible for prepping and food service. Along with center staff provide a safe, clean and supervised environment for children 0-5 years of age. Responsible for maintaining compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures. Have six units in child development from any accredited college or university. At least one year of classroom experience in a preschool setting and at least one year working with food is desirable. Bilingual language fluency (Spanish/English) highly desirable. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. $13.00/hr + benefits. Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Accountant

    Responsible for complex general accounting and financial reporting of the organization to include preparing financial statements, reconciling bank accounts, and monitoring and analyzing assets, liabilities, revenues and expenditures accounts. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or related field. Six years of progressive financial accounting experience. Financial accounting experience in a non-profit or governmental entity is desirable, including familiarity with fund accounting and accounting standards and regulations. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services. Possession of a valid California Driver’s license and state automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. $21.55/hr. – $32.35/hr. DOE + benefits. Open until filled

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