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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

    Food Service Worker

    Responsible for setting up serving stations, serving food, and cleaning service area at a designated center to site, and maintenance of the center. High school diploma or GED. At least two years’ working with food is desirable. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. Bilingual (English/Spanish) desirable. $10.86/hr + benefits. Open until filled

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  • Kern County

    Substitute Food Production Driver

    Responsible for meal preparation and delivery of food and supplies to the Child Education and Development Centers. High School diploma or equivalent. One year of experience driving a delivery van or similar vehicle in a distribution or similar circumstance. One year of experience in large quantity food preparation or similar food service. Have or obtain a food safety and sanitation certification within 90 days from date of hire. 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. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. $12.92/hr. Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Information & Education Health Educator

    Full time or part-time positions: Responsible for conducting and implementing the program activities of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (i.e., curriculum instruction, educational/informational presentations, trainings, recruitment, etc.) Responsibilities may also include assisting with program evaluations, referring targeted youth to Family PACT reproductive services, collection of data for biannual progress report and participating in trainings to enhance skills/knowledge on the issue of Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Bachelor’s degree in Health Education or related field or 4 years’ experience in public health field or equivalent teaching experience. Minimum 2 years of experience in any health related field. Experience working with youth from diverse socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. 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. $17.78/hr + benefit package. Open until filled

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  • Kern County

    Weatherization Program Coordinator

    Responsible for quality assurance of construction or weatherizing work performed by the installers; responsible for reviewing and approving weatherization applications and completed work orders, plan, coordinate and supervise the work of Weatherization Installers; AA/AS degree in Business Administration or related field. Qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis. Three to five years of progressively responsible administrative or management experience of which at least two years must have been in a supervisory capacity. Administrative/management experience in weatherization program, or construction and/or home repair high desired. General home repair and construction experience. Experience in inventory and quality control. Must have use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid CDL with acceptable DMV record. Ability to work with public and relate well to people regardless of ethnic or socioeconomic background. Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desirable. $25.00/hr + Benefits. Open until filled

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  • Kern County

    Assistant Director of Grants Management

    Responsible for assisting the Director of Head Start/State Child Development in planning, organizing, guiding, and controlling the grants management and business services functions of the division. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or a related field. CPA (Certified Public Account) preferred. Minimum of five years of progressive financial accounting experience, including three 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 and state automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. Bilingual (English/Spanish) desirable. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. $85,000 – $90,000 DOE + benefit package Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    WIC Clerk

      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 […]

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