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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

    Community Development Specialist

    Responsible for supporting CAPK Programs and initiatives through proposal writing, research projects and generating reports, and other related activities as part of the Grants & Research unit of Community Development Division. Work with and support the efforts of the Outreach & Advocacy unit. Bachelor’s Degree. Three to five years of progressively responsible administrative/program management experience. in business, education, social services, public administration or related field. Demonstrated experience in proposal/report writing and research projects. Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be acceptable. 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. $44,054.40 – $66,123.20 DOE + benefits package. Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Custodian

    Performs necessary work to maintain a clean and safe environment managing general clean-up of all areas as directed. High Schools diploma or equivalent within one year of hire. Experience working with children and families desirable. Must be fingerprinted and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services and Community Care Licensing. $12.00/hr. Part-time Open Until Filled

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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. $12.21/hr. + benefits. Open until filled.

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  • Kern County

    Fiscal Analyst

    Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling fiscal activities of the Head Start/State Child Development Division; performs administrative, financial and other management functions in support of program objectives; provides recommendations and assistance in policy, procedure, and budget development and implementation. Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field from an accredited college or university. Three years of progressive administration/management experience with emphasis in managing budgets. Comprehensive knowledge if regulations governing the administration of Head Start and/or related Federal and State programs desirable. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be acceptable on a year to year basis. Bilingual (English/Spanish) capabilities highly desirable. 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 $21.18/hr. – $31.79/hr. DOE + benefits. Open Until Filled

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  • WIC Nutrition Assistant

    Provides nutrition assessments and nutrition education for the WIC participants. High School 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. Possession of a valid California Driver’s license and state automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. $12.22/hr. + benefits. Open until filled

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  • WIC Nutrition Assistant

    Provides nutrition assessments and nutrition education for the WIC participants. High School 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. Possession of a valid California Driver’s license and state automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. $12.22/hr. 30 hours per week + benefits. Open until filled

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