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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 (i.e. indoor classroom, outdoor play area). Must have three units in infant/toddler coursework and must obtain another three units within 12 months of hire as part of an established educational plan. At least six months of classroom experience working with infants/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 + benefits. Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Procurement Manager

    Coordinates all aspects of procurement, contracts, leases, inventory and assets, Memorandum of Understanding and risk management in accordance with funding source regulations. This position is responsible for the continuity of service to support CAPK programs and to ensure the purchase of goods and services are at the lowest cost consistent with quality needed. Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Planning, Finance or a closely related field. Four years procurement experience in purchasing, contracts and budgets, administering and managing people, preferably in a non-profit organization, public agency, government funded agency or similar type program. Experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year for year basis. Certification from the Universal Public Purchasing Council as a Certified Public Purchasing Buyer (CPPB) is 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. $32.43/hr. – $35.85/hr. DOE + benefit package Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Head Start Assistant Teacher

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    Responsible for prepping and food service. Assists in adult/child ratio as needed, and could include rotating between classrooms. 18 years of age or older. Have six units in Child Development from any accredited college or university. At least one year of classroom experience in a pre-school setting and at least one year working with food is 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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  • Kern County

    Head Start Teacher

    Provides a safe, healthy, developmentally appropriate, educational and supervised environment for children 3-5 years of age Must possess a valid Teacher’s Permit or higher and a Associate Degree or higher. Experience working in State or Federally Funded Child Care Program as well as Bilingual (English/Spanish) capabilities are desirable. 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. $18.24/hr. – $19.75/hr. DOE+ benefit package Open until filled

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  • Kern County

    Mentor Coach

    Provides mentor coaching, new employee training and overall support and follow-up with teachers by means of a referral and case management approach. Ensure that teaching staff members are getting the direction needed to successfully teach and implement the assigned curriculum and practices which promote high quality learning and school readiness. Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Education, Human Development or related field. Possess or ability to obtain within 30 days a Site Supervisor permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher’s Credentialing. Minimum 2 years’ experience in developing early childhood Education Curriculum using the principles and theories of child growth and development. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services and Community Care Licensing. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License & State automobile insurance, and an acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. $23.50/hr. + benefits. Closes on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

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  • Kern County

    Accountant

    Responsible for the complex general accounting and financial reporting functions of the organization to include preparing financial statements, reconciling bank accounts, and monitoring and analyzing assets, liabilities, revenue 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 organization or governmental entity is desirable, including familiarity with governmental accounting standards and regulations. 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. $20.85/hr – $25.81/hr DOQ Open until filled.

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