The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas, tests or other assessments in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. Candidates are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process.
To request a reasonable accommodation for any or all of the selection process components, please notify the recruiter immediately so appropriate accommodations may be made prior to the date of the selection component.
APPLICATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS:
Apply online by clicking the "Apply" link above. Only online applications with completed supplemental questions, if applicable, will be accepted and evaluated unless otherwise specified.
Your application should highlight all of the experience, education and training you possess, matching this with the specific qualifications and competencies listed on the job announcement. All required information submitted will be evaluated in order to identify the most qualified candidates. Application and supplemental information must be current, clear, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.
You are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The information you provide may be used as a rating device, so please be detailed in your response. Failure to do so may result in a lower rating or "disqualification." Remember, this is a competitive recruitment and only the most qualified, will be referred further in the competition.
Clarity of expression, grammar, spelling and your ability to follow instructions will also be considered in the evaluation process.
Note: Responses of "See Resume" or copy and paste of work experience are not a qualifying response and will not be evaluated or rated. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and any supplemental questions. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.
For detailed information on how to apply, click here.
Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is on your application and only use one email account. ***User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply.***
Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "da.ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com.
BACKGROUND VERIFICATION/SANCTION SCREENING:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check consisting of employment history, professional references, conviction history, criminal check and educational verification (i.e., degree, license, and/or official transcript). * Please note, information gathered in the course of a background investigation is deemed confidential and will not be disclosed to the applicant unless legally mandated by statue to do so.
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES). Education information provided is subject to verification. Individuals hired by the County of Orange through this recruitment may be required to provide an official copy of diploma, college transcripts or official evaluation of foreign degree for U.S. equivalency within two weeks following the employment start date.
Applicants will be required to pass the background check to the satisfaction of the hiring Agency/Department. All applicants will also be required to answer a conviction questionnaire as part of the recruitment process. A clean driving record may be required while employed in this classification (see minimum qualifications and classification description for required license).
The County offers a competitive benefits package which includes a choice of several health plans, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, annual leave (paid-time off accrual) and paid holidays. Additionally, the County provides a retirement plan, which has reciprocity with the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Participation in a deferred compensation plan is available. The County also offers $3,000 annual Educational and Professional Reimbursement.
For detailed information on benefits click here.
For detailed information on OCERS retirement click here.
For more information regarding the option of participating in the 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan, please click here.
For specific information regarding Medical and Dental benefits for Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs' (AOCDS) members, please call (714) 285-9900.
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