The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for
Program Generalists who determine eligibility for various Early
Childhood Education (ECE) Programs and Identify and provide
appropriate resources and /or referrals for the needs of children
and their families participating, or seeking to participate, in the
program.Program Generalists may also monitor adherence to
state/federal guidelines and nutrition services.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be
usedto fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout
For more information,review the PSD Program Generalist job
These are contract positions to work 12 months per year.
Clickhereto view the Preschool Services Department Memorandum of
Understanding (MOU). Refer to the PSD 12 Month Contract Benefits
Summaryfor more information on the benefits package this employment
opportunity has to offer.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
1)Pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test
and required immunizations (SB792).
2)Travel throughout the County is required.A valid California
Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance
is required at the time of hire for the person providing the
3) Incumbents may be assigned to work at any of the PSD school
sites within the County.Preference for geographic location will be
taken into consideration, whenever possible, depending upon
Job offers are contingent upon passing a background
investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the
Child Abuse Index before appointment. If an individual has been
convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the
individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility
unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record
exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver
Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic
violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies, and
convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption. CBCB
also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible
danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a
violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson,
and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued.
(Health & Safety Code section 1596.871) Minimum Requirements
Possession of a completed Bachelor's degree, credential, or
certification in social work, human services, family services,
counseling or closely related field.
Note:Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a
college or university accredited by any accrediting association
recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or
coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an
evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service
showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college
or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized
by the United States Department of Education.
One (1) year of full-time equivalentpublic contact experience
performing duties in any of the following areas listed below.
Experience must be performed within a social services
- determining eligibility for services
- referring for needed community resources
- interpreting, explaining, and applying rules and
- interviewing and gathering financial, family or personal
information from the public over the phone or in-person
(This experience must be clearly detailed in the Work Experience
section of the Application and supplemental questionnaire.)
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: A copy of legible transcripts
(unofficial are acceptable) ANDdegree and/or certification MUSTbe
attached to your application or submitted via fax to (909) 387-5819
Attn: PSD Program Generalist or email to email@example.com
Subject: PSD Program Generalist. Failure to provide the requested
documents at the time of application submittal may result in
disqualification of the application.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
- Proficient with case management database programs
- Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
- Experience in a Head Start or State preschool setting
- Experience in an Early Childhood Education (ECE) program
determining eligibility for State/Federal programs and providing
family casework services
- Typing at a minimum corrected typing speed of 40 wpm.
Note: Spanish/English bilingual candidates are encouraged to