Supervising Deputy Public Administrator/Guardian/ConservatorCounty Of Sonoma
Supervising Deputy Public Administrator/ Guardian/Conservator
$5,569 - $6,769/Monthly
Education and Experience: Any combination of education, training and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed.
Normally, this would include a Bachelor's degree in behavioral science, social welfare, behavioral health, business administration, legal studies, or related field; and two years experience involving all aspects of probate of estates, legal guardianship, conservatorship, and estate management, at a level comparable to Deputy Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator.
Academic coursework in behavioral science, social welfare, behavioral health, business administration, legal studies, or related field; and four years of experience involving all aspects of probate estates, legal guardianship, conservatorship, and estate management, at a level comparable to Deputy Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator.
Certification: Certification by the California State Association of Public Administrators, Public Guardians, and Public Conservators; or within two years of employment, employees in this classification shall obtain required certification.
License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of: the principles and techniques of investigations, interviewing, and case management; the appropriate provisions of the California Probate, Health and Safety, and Welfare and Institutions Codes, and other pertinent laws and regulations as they relate to Public Administrator/ Guardian/Conservator; legal definitions and forms used in conservatorship and probate proceedings; various public welfare programs and community resources available to conservatees; concept involved in wills, trusts, insurance policies, deeds, and contracts; legal procedures and practices; courtroom procedures; research and recordkeeping methods; the special needs of disabled adults, mentally ill, and frail elderly populations; medical and psychiatric terminology and current treatment methods.
Some knowledge of: effective supervision; techniques and methods of training employees in work procedures.
Ability to: lead, assign, prioritize, train, and monitor the work of others; communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; investigate, assess, and evaluate data and develop an effective course of action; work independently in performing most work assignments, and in resolving problems and deviations; develop and maintain effective working relationships with the public, coworkers, clients, relatives and friends of clients, and employees of agencies involved with assigned caseload; effectively and tactfully communicate with persons under emotional stress; deal effectively with clients who are difficult, unstable, mentally ill, potentially abusive, or violent; effectively organize and budget time and workload; establish and maintain systematic records including business, tax, and inventory records; use modern office equipment and computers sufficiently for satisfactory work performance.