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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

    Content Area Specialist – Wellness

    Implements and supervises the operation of the Head Start Program Service Area for Mental Health. Ensures that delivery of services is in compliance with all the pertinent regulations and Performance Standards. Plans, coordinates, monitors, trains, and implements mental health services for all Head Start participants. Develops, presents, and ensures implements of training programs for staff, parents, and volunteers. Develops and implements a record-keeping system which will assure the achievement of program outcomes. related field. Must be fingerprinted and have such records files with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. Reliable transportation as traveling throughout kern County will be necessary. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and State automobile insurance and acceptable driving record. $22.45/hr. + benefit package Closes August 3, 2018.

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  • Kern County

    Center Director I

    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 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. 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. $20.56/hr. – $22.11/hr. depending on education. + benefits. Open until filled.

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  • 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. Must be bilingual (English/Spanish) $11.59/hr.

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  • Kern County

    Business Manager

    Responsible for financial monitoring and reporting functions of program budgets/grants to include monitoring and analyzing assets, liabilities, revenue and expenditures accounts; reviewing financial data and use findings to assist management with the day-to-day operations of the program. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or related field. Six years of progressive financial accounting experience. Two years of supervisory experience. Financial accounting experience in a non-profit organization or governmental entity is desirable, including familiarity with governmental accounting standards and regulations. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License & State automobile insurance, and an acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout $30.00/hr. + benefits. Open Until Filled

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  • Kern County

    Agency Relations Coordinator

    Responsible for recruiting, establishing services, monitoring, and training of commodity and pantry food distribution sites, their members and volunteers who assist the Food Bank with the distribution of Food Bank products throughout Kern County. Also, responsible for recruiting and maintaining relationships with partner agencies which provide volunteers to the Food Bank. Associate of Arts degree in Social Work or related field, preferred. One-year experience working in social service or customer service fields. One-year of Supervisory experience. Possession of a valid California Driver’s license and state automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. $17.96 + benefits package. Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Business Contracts Specialist

    Responsible for preparing and reviewing basic Contracts for Services, Contracts for Goods, Professional Consultant Agreements, Leases and Memorandums of understanding, in addition to recurring business activities. Graduation from a (2) year or (4) year college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Legal or Paralegal Studies, Planning Finance or a closely related field. Three years of administrative experience in purchasing and contracts, preferably with a non-profit organization, public agency, government funded agency or similar type program. Experience as a paralegal preparing and reviewing contracts in a law firm or corporate legal department may be substituted. Must be fingerprinted and have such records files 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. $23.00/hr. – $27.00 DOE + benefit package Open until filled

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