Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supervisor
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supervisor
Job ID: 106840
Location: Oregon City, Oregon
Full/Part Time: Full Time
CLACKAMAS COUNTY CORE VALUES
Clackamas County employees work to serve the public and enrich our community. In that spirit, we pledge to hold ourselves to these standards at all times in our interactions with customers and one another:
• Individual accountability
By incorporating these values into our daily routines, we can better serve our customers, ourselves and our projects. We're always looking to improve. That's the Clackamas County SPIRIT.
Clackamas County is committed to building a community where people thrive, have a sense of safety, connection, and belonging, so that everyone is honored and celebrated for the richness in diversity they bring.
We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and lived experience to apply.
This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on February 15, 2023.
PAY AND BENEFITS
Annual Pay Range: $74,016.44 - $99,922.60
Hourly Pay Range: $35.584827 - $48.039711
*Classified as Human Services Supervisor
Salary offers will be made within the posted pay range and will be based on a candidate's experience (paid or unpaid) that is directly relevant to the position.
Clackamas County proudly offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including competitive wages, cost-of-living adjustments, merit increases (for eligible employees), and a robust sick and vacation plan for regular status employees.
We encourage and support employee health and wellness by offering, health and wellness classes and events, and alternative care benefits, so you can customize your wellness needs to fit your lifestyle.
Employee benefits become effective the first of the month following an employee's date of hire.
Attractive benefits package and incentives for employees in regular status positions are detailed below.
Generous paid time off package, including:
• 16 hours of vacation accrual per month
• 8 hours of sick accrual per month
• 10 paid holidays and 1 personal day per year
• Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP):
• Employer-paid 6% PERS retirement contribution (The county currently pays the employee's share of the retirement contribution.)
• OPSRP members get vested after five years of contributions or when they reach age 65
• A Choice of Medical Plans that include chiropractic coverage, alternative care, vision, and prescription drug coverage
• A Choice of Dental Plans
• Robust EAP and wellness programs, including gym discounts and wellness education classes
• Longevity pay
• Other retirement Savings Options that allow for additional retirement funds savings, including an option to contribute a portion of employee earnings on a pre or post-tax basis to a 457b Deferred Compensation Plan
• A variety of additional optional benefits (see links below for additional information)
This is a full time non-represented group 2 County position
JOB DETAILS AND QUALIFICATIONS
The Clackamas County Health, Housing and Human Services, Public Health division is seeking a Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supervisor. This position will lead the development and continuous quality improvement efforts of Clackamas County WIC. Primary duties include program development, building and maintaining collaborative partnerships, supporting the development of internal policies and procedures, and acting as the WIC Coordinator for Clackamas County. The WIC Supervisor provides direct supervision to professional and paraprofessional Public Health personnel.
Clackamas County is committed to building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. In that spirit, we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and experience to apply.
Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
• A minimum of six (6) years of related experience that provides the required knowledge and skills to perform the responsibilities of this position.
• Demonstrated experience hiring, training, leading, and supporting staff in a health care, social, public health or human services setting.
• Demonstrated experience working effectively between federal, state, and local agencies that have specific funding, policy, programmatic, and quality control requirements.
• Skilled at leading organizational development activities (e.g., strategic planning, quality improvement, change management, performance management) and compliance reviews.
• Demonstrated experience advancing racial health equity and trauma-informed practices within teams, client services, and community settings.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills that enable community outreach, partner engagement, and public speaking.
• Ability to create a psychologically safe and supportive work culture that practices teamwork, healthy communication, and productive conflict resolution.
• Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. https://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/69fd8013-4594-4afd-bee9-f1e0aeab42ea
• Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check
• Driving may be necessary for County business. For position(s) with occasional/incidental driving, incumbents must possess a valid driver's license. Accommodation requests for an acceptable alternative method of transportation will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation. For position(s) with regular driving, incumbent(s) must also possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. http://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/828106a0-265a-47cc-a3a6-0a2c8b028673
• Per the Oregon Health Authority, (https://secure.sos.state.or.us/oard/viewSingleRule.action?ruleVrsnRsn=280799 & https://secure.sos.state.or.us/oard/viewSingleRule.action?ruleVrsnRsn=280616), this position is subject to the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement. Prior to the start of employment, the selected candidate must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exception in place with the County as a qualification of employment.
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
• Any of the following licenses, certifications, or registrations: RD, RN, IBCLC, LCSW, CHW, CHES.
• Experience supervisor teams and leading the work of teams.
• Experience working in the Maternal and Child Health field.
• Experience as a WIC Coordinator.
• Strong understanding of the value and functions of WIC.
• Thorough knowledge of contracts, adherence to policies and procedures, and employee/labor relations processes.
• Demonstrated experience tracking financial and performance data to drive decision-making.
*For Veterans qualified for Veteran's Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
1. Plans and coordinates the activities of a human service program or project; develops work plans, assigns case loads, allocates resources and develops schedules to accomplish program goals.
2. Monitors and evaluates effectiveness in meeting established objectives of program and clientele; develops and implements procedural improvements and recommends policy changes to higher level management.
3. Hires and supervises professional and/or technical staff to provide quality service to citizens and County staff; prepares performance evaluations; recommends and administers progressive discipline; conducts and/or facilitates staff training and development programs; promotes cooperative team efforts among staff and with other County departments.
4. Provides direction to staff on complex technical or procedural issues; makes or reviews decisions on difficult case problems; maintains or reviews client case files.
5. Coordinates the activities of the program/project with other human service programs within assigned department and other community and government agencies; serves as liaison to private industry.
6. Assists in preparing and updating budgets and grant proposals; manages budget/grant funds and authorizes/reviews limited program expenditures; gathers and compiles data and prepares reports.
7. Conducts public relations and outreach activities; recruits volunteers and donations; develops resources within community and private organizations; provides program information to the public, community groups and agencies; prepares or reviews flyers, brochures, newsletter articles, classified advertisements, press releases and correspondence.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Working knowledge of: Principles, methods, trends, practices, and techniques in a specific area/field relevant to assigned program; principles and practices of public administration, including organization design, budget/grant administration and supervision; needs of individuals with limited economic and social resources; principles and techniques of supervision; participative management theories; community resources; case management methods and techniques; office equipment, including personal computers and software programs.
Skill to: Plan and coordinate a human service program; effectively develop and utilize available staff, program and community resources; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; relate to a wide range of clients, personnel, professional staff and community representatives; interpret policies and develop corresponding procedures; gather and evaluate data; direct staff in continuous efforts to improve quality productivity and effectiveness; incorporate team participation in decision making; make program and customer service decisions based upon best practice and trends; respond to changes desired by citizens and County staff; establish and maintain effective working relationships with community private and government agencies, County employees and the public; prepare and deliver oral presentations before public groups; operate computer software and other office equipment.
This position works 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Friday. Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.
This position is eligible for hybrid on-site/telework subject to the https://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/9065b5fb-2237-47ce-9534-e7c8c40fc2bc and based on the Department's business needs. The exact amount of on-site/telework and schedule will be discussed with the hiring manager during time of offer. Telework locations cannot be located outside of Oregon or Washington. Washington residents must perform 50% of their time on-site at Clackamas County.
EXPLORE CLACKAMAS COUNTY
Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 420,000 residents.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The health of a community is a key indicator about its quality of life. At Clackamas County Public Health, we are committed to improving the quality of life in Clackamas County by offering services and engaging in activities that protect and promote the health of its residents.
Public Health's Mission
Promote and assist individuals, families & communities to be healthy, safe and thrive. By working with our communities, Public Health assures conditions that:
Prevent injury & disease
Protect food, water & air
Prepare for emergencies
Public Health is a Division of the Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) Department.
Clackamas County only accepts online applications.
Help With Your Application:
If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Application%20Materials%20Question. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).
HOW TO CLAIM VETERAN'S PREFERENCE
Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.
Lindsay White, Recruiter
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3834031
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