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Community Service Aide IV, Salinas, CA

Organization: Monterey County Health Department
Category: Professional
Location: Salinas, CA
Date Job Posted: November 7, 2020
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Monterey County Health Department
Salinas, CA 93906

Community Service Aide IV - Bilingual (English/Spanish) Required
Salary: $3,014.00 - $4,117.00 Monthly
Final Filing Date: 11/20/20
Exam #20/60P23/11LPC

The Health Department’s Public Health Bureau is seeking to fill three vacant Community Service Aide IV positions in the Division of Communicable Disease (CD) Prevention and Control’s Tuberculosis (TB) Control Unit. The Community Service Aide IV will function under the supervision of the TB or CD Unit Supervising Public Health Nurse and the general direction of the TB or CD Public Health Nurses.

The Community Service Aide IV will assist in the implementation of nursing plans for clients through providing health education, reinforcing positive health behaviors, observing medication compliance, documenting client interactions, and reporting observations to the Public Health Nurses.

The Community Service Aide IV provides a variety of supporting services including transporting clients to medical appointments, collecting basic health information, preparing charts and forms, interpreting, as well as collecting and transporting biological specimens. Other duties may include coordinating assignments of other Community Services Aides (I, II, and III), purchasing client incentives, and assisting clients with benefit applications.

The eligible list established from this recruitment process may be used to fill the current and future vacancies on a regular full-time, part-time, or temporary basis County-wide.

This classification is part of a flexible series. Incumbents appointed at a lower level of the career series may be promoted up to the higher level of the career series subject to their meeting the employment standards for the higher class and a recommendation for their promotion by the appointing authority in accordance with the Flexible Staffing Program and Guidelines.

Examples of Duties
Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to set priorities and make decisions
  • Establish and maintain working relationships
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and co-workers
  • Ability to plan work and lead others
  • Work independently with limited supervision

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Apply basic first aid principles
  • Familiarity with basic concepts of supervision
  • Familiarity with over-all clinic operation and support requirement

Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of audiences
  • Proficiency in the use of technology
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

Conditions of Employment:

  • Possess a valid Class C driver's license with a satisfactory driving record, or the employee must be able to provide suitable transportation approved by the appointing authority.
  • Be available to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, holidays and during times of disaster or emergency.
  • Due to the sensitive nature of these positions, the Health Department reserves the right to fingerprint and conduct police background checks of appointees for some positions.

For complete information see the class specification/job description on our website at:


Any combination of training, education and/or experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities and required conditions of employment listed above is qualifying. An example of a way these requirements might be acquired is:

  • Two years of experience performing related work that is substantially similar to the duties performed by a Community Service Aide III.

Special Qualification

Ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish required for these positions. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates must complete and receive a passing score on the bilingual oral and written examination prior to employment.

Additional Information
Submit the following application materials to the Monterey County Health Department, Human Resources Division, 1270 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA 93906

  • Monterey County Employment Application
  • Response to the Supplemental Questions

Or apply on-line at:

All application materials must be received by the closing date of November 20, 2020 for a guaranteed review. Please be aware if the application form and responses to supplemental questions are not submitted timely with other required application materials, the application will be removed from further consideration and not be considered further. The selection process is tentative, and applicants will be notified if changes are made.
Resumes may be submitted but will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials.
Application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants who are determined to be most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the process. To further assess applicant’s possession of required qualifications, this examination may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance exercise, performance exam, and/or written examination. For more information or to receive application materials, contact the Health Department Human Resources Division at 831-755-4394.


  • If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodations, please call the Health Department Human Resources Office at 831-755-4618.
  • Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the United States.
  • If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your salary will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed below.


The County of Monterey offers an excellent benefits package (J Unit)
The County of Monterey offers a premium benefit package. A summary of benefits for this position can be viewed on the County website. This information is intended to provide you with a general summary of benefits available and is not legally binding. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies & Practices Resolution or "J" MOU prevails over this listing.

An Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace

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