CURRENT VACANCY IS WITHIN THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT
ORAL EXAM IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 2021
FINAL FILING DATE: JUNE 2, 2021 AT 5:00 PM
$4,696 - $5,994 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY / $27.09 - $34.58
- Please refer to the appropriate Bargaining Unit Memorandum of
Understanding for potential future salary increases*Please
ABOUT SHASTA COUNTY
Shasta County offers all of the amenities of the big city while
retaining a comfortable small town atmosphere. With its natural
beauty, diversified culture, affordable housing, excellent
educational system, abundance of recreational opportunities, and
excellent quality of life, Shasta County is a great place to live,
work, and raise a family.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Probation Department conducts pre-sentence investigations,
prepares pre-sentence reports, and makes placement recommendations
for juveniles and adults accused of felonies. Following sentencing,
the department monitors all individuals given terms of probation.
The major divisions and "core" functions of the department are
adult and juvenile intake, and adult and juvenile supervision.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Under general direction, plans, directs, evaluates, and
participates in the work of administrative and technical support
staff responsible for data collection and analysis, policy
recommendations, and special projects of a major work unit;
performs complex administrative and technical work for the
department; and performs other work as required.
This is the advanced working and lead-level class in the Agency
Staff Services Analyst series. Employees in this class have
responsibility for staff support, which may consist of a variety of
general administrative, data analysis, program analysis, fiscal,
staff development, and/or information processing. Incumbents have
lead or limited supervisory responsibility in addition to Agency
Staff Services Analyst duties.
The Senior Staff Analyst is distinguished from the Agency Staff
Services Analyst II in that incumbents in the latter class work do
not lead or supervise technical staff or other analysts. This class
differs from the Manager in that the Senior Staff Analyst provides
direction or limited supervision to the staff in the unit, while
the Manager has responsibility for the management of a major
division or unit of the department.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Leads or supervises assigned staff and participates in the work
of a unit of professional, technical, and clerical support staff
engaged in the review and analysis of departmental policies,
operations, and procedures; in the preparation and monitoring of
contracts executed by the department; and in the preparation of
major departmental reports.
Assigns, coordinates, schedules, and reviews the work of
subordinate staff members; makes recommendations regarding the
hiring and disciplining of staff.
Gathers, studies data, and makes recommendations regarding
department operations; reviews and analyzes organizational studies,
policies and procedures, budgetary requirements, personnel
management practices, and other aspects of agency operations;
prepares reports with recommendations and alternatives.
Reviews and analyzes legislation, state regulations and
procedures to determine impact on departmental operations; makes
recommendations for necessary actions.
As directed, represents the department in meetings with
personnel from other agencies.
Any combination of education and experience sufficient to
directly demonstrate possession and application of the
Knowledge of: Considerable knowledge of principles and practices
of public and business administration; principles and practices of
assigned areas of specialization including administration, fiscal,
staff development, information processing, and/or program analysis;
knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision;
considerable working knowledge of departmental relationships;
program goals, requirements, and operations; and community assets
Ability to: Plan, organize, direct, and review the work assigned
to staff in the unit; select, train, supervise, evaluate, and
discipline subordinate staff; analyze problems, select
alternatives, project consequence of proposed actions and implement
recommendations in support of departmental objectives; understand,
interpret, and apply laws, rules, and regulations as they relate to
assigned area of responsibility; collect, interpret, and evaluate
narrative and statistical data pertaining to policy, fiscal and
management matters; provide verbal and written technical directions
to others; communicate effectively in writing and orally in order
to prepare a variety of reports, correspondence, and presentations;
establish and maintain effective working relationships with those
contacted through the course of work; operate a personal computer,
including word processing, statistical analysis, spreadsheet,
database, graphics presentation, and electronic file transfer
software packages; maintain confidentiality, prioritize work
independently, manage personal stress, accept increasing
responsibility; and actively promote the mission of the department
to which assigned.
These employment standards are typically attained with:
EITHER:One year of experience performing duties comparable to an
Agency Staff Services Analyst II.
OR:Two years of experience performing a broad range of
analytical and/or administrative duties in the areas of general
administration, personnel, fiscal, staff development, policy
analysis or information processing, including the preparation of
recommendations and reports.ANDEquivalent to graduation from
college. (Supervisory experience or experience providing program
management recommendations may be substituted for the required
education on a year-for-year basis up to two years.)
Possession of a valid driver's license may be required for some
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree from an
accredited college or university and statistical data gathering and
analysis experience that includes preparation of recommendations
and reports. The ideal candidate will also have expert level skills
in Microsoft Excel and experience using databases.
Responses to the following must be submitted with a completed
- Do you possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college
or university? Yes No
- Do you possess at least one year of experience performing
duties comparable to an Agency Staff Services Analyst II? Yes
- Do you possess statistical data gathering and analysis
experience that includes preparation of recommendations and
reports? Yes No
- If yes, please describe your experience, including periods of
time and organizations you've worked. If no, please type
- Describe your level of experience with Microsoft Excel. If
none, please type "n/a".
- Do you have experience using databases? Yes
- If yes, please describe your experience. If no, please type
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently
is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools,
or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk;
reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision
and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- All new employees are required to have their paycheck directly
deposited to a bank account.
- Some positions may require a valid California driver's license
and acceptable driving record according to County policy.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made for those persons who are
disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act to perform the
essential functions of the position.
- As part of the selection process, all individuals provided with
a preliminary offer of employment with Shasta County will be
subject to a background investigation, including a criminal history
check (primarily completed through the taking of fingerprints). An
image of your fingerprints will be captured and sent to the
California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of
Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction
history, (if any), will beevaluated along with the other
information received in connection with your application. Except as
otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not
necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature of the
offense, the date of the offense, the surrounding circumstances,
and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may,
however, be considered.
- Based on the results of the background investigation and
criminal history check, applicants may then be provided with an
offer of employment conditioned on the results of a medical
examination, which includes drug/alcohol testing.
- Shasta County participates in E-Verify. For more information
clickhere.If you do not have internet access, contact Personnel at
(530) 225-5515 to request a flier.
- In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, County
employees, in the event of a disaster are considered disaster
workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.
- Positions in this classification are covered by a collective
bargaining agreement between the County and the United Public
Employees of California (UPEC) - General.
- Employees in this classification are covered under the CalPERS
retirement program. Depending on the provisions of the California
Public Employees' Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) and other applicable
laws, an employee in this classification will be covered under one
of the following CalPERS retirement formulas: (1) 2% at 55, (2) 2%
at 60, or (3) 2% at 62. An employee in this classification will
also contribute up to 8.75% of his/her pay to this plan, or will
contribute such other amount to the plan as authorized by PEPRA and
other applicable laws. Please visit our employees benefit page
atEmployee Benefitsfor additional information regarding benefits
and CalPERS coverage information. The provisions in this flyer and
on the County's website are for information purposes only. To the
extent the provisions of the flyer or the County's website are
inconsistent with PEPRA and other applicable laws, PEPRA and other
applicable laws shall govern.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURES
Shasta County Personnel will accept applications and responses
to the supplemental questions until 5:00 p.m., on June 2, 2021. A
Resume and/or Cover Letter will be accepted in addition to the
application form but will not serve as a substitute for a completed
application. It is not acceptable to complete the application with
statements such as, "Refer to Resume and/or Cover Letter," or "See
Attached Resume and/or Cover Letter" the employment application
must be completed in its entirety prior to submission. Incomplete
applications will not be processed. Closing date postmarks or faxes
will NOT be accepted. This recruitment will establish a list that
may or may not be used by other departments. Prior applicants must
reapply to be considered.
Applicants will be screened and those considered best qualified
will be invited to appear for an oral and/or written examination.
Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee inclusion
into the selection process. Depending upon the number of
applications received, the selection process may consist of
additional application screening, written and/or practical exam(s),
oral interview, or any combination thereof.
Veterans' Credit:Veterans (as defined by California Government
Code section 18973) who have been discharged from military service
under conditions other than dishonorable and who receive a passing
score on all components of the employment examinations (up to and
including oral examinations) shall receive credit for an additional
five points to be added to their final examination score. To be
considered for this credit, a veteran MUST provide a copy of his or
her discharge document (DD-214 or equivalent) and information as to
the type of discharge (honorable, dishonorable, etc.) WITH THE
EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION ON OR BEFORE THE FINAL FILING DATE.
Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line atapply onlineor
submit an application to the Shasta County Personnel Office.
Arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with
disabilities. Requests for accommodations may be made to the Shasta
County Personnel Office by the filing deadline posted on this
bulletin. Shasta County does not discriminate on the basis of
disability. If you feel you are being denied service based on a
disability, our ADA Coordinator may be reached at (530) 225-5515;
relay service (800) 735-2922; fax (530) 225-5345.
SHASTA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Shasta County Personnel
1450 Court Street, Suite 348; Redding, CA 96001; (530)