BECOME A STRATEGIC PARTNER!
Help us foster an environment where a well-qualified and trained workforce succeeds.
The County of Solano recognizes that our employees are our biggest asset. We work collaboratively to solve problems and introduce creative solutions. If you are a creative team player with a personnel experience and interest in gaining more experience in Human Resources, we invite you to apply for this opportunity.
The mission of the Human Resources Department is to be a strategic partner who provides our customers with high quality services and fosters an environment where a well-qualified and trained workforce succeeds.
To learn more about the Human Resources Department, please visit:
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.
This is the entry-level class in the Human Resources Assistant series. This class is characterized by the responsibility to learn to perform work that requires the application of technical knowledge and the procedures and standard practices related to personnel transactions, employee benefits transactions, recruitment and selection, training, employee relations and other Human Resources areas.
What's great about this job?
Supportive team environment
Making a positive impact on Solano County citizens and employees
Potential for career growth
Fast paced, never a dull moment
What are some challenges of this job?
High volume of work
The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:
Ability to multi-task
Background in administering benefits
Customer service focused
Ability to meet established deadlines
Six months of clerical or technical level personnel experience.
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver’s license may be required.
Typing certificate with a net typing speed of forty (40) words per minute. Demonstration of these skills will be done during the written examination.
To view the job description for this position, including examples of duties, please visit:
BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2020 calendar year is $1,498.55 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage.
Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County.
Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.
The County observes twelve (12) full day fixed and two (2) half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive one (2) floating paid holiday per year.
Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years.
Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.
Employees in this class are also eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years.
3% COLA effective October 4, 2020.
To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit:
Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Sick Leave for every full hour worked.
To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit:
CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs:
- Tuition Reimbursement Program
- Annual Education Fair
- County Mentoring Program
- Leadership Academy
- Supervisory Trainings
- Skill Development Trainings
- Self-paced learning opportunities
09/28/2020 – Deadline to submit application and required documents.
10/13/2020 thru 10/15/2020 – Tentative window to take the online typing and multiple choice exams.
10/20/2020 – Tentative date for hiring interview.
Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced.
All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.
RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.