Administrative Services Associate, Nevada City, California

Created 03/19/2023
Reference 619643
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City Nevada City
Salary $70,666.32 - $86,268.96 Annually
Definition and Class Characteristics


Nevada County is seeking an Administrative Services Associate in the Health & Human Services Agency Administration, supporting the Behavioral Health Department! Come and join a team of highly skilled professionals who are working together to provide fiscal, contract development and administrative support to our programs to ensure sustainable high-quality services are provided to county residents. Help support the mission of HHSA by performing these duties:

  • Assign and review the work of fiscal support staff; coordinate workflow and provide technical mentorship and assistance
  • Oversee fiscal aspects of Behavioral Health grants, including tracking expenditures, drawing down funds, developing reports
  • Analyze new and changing regulations and requirements from the state and assist with audits
  • Help develop county and grant budgets, as well as develop and review budgets for over 70 Behavioral Health contracts
  • Maintain liaison with other county departments, officials and staff of other agencies
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, forms, records, and other documentation
An Administrative Services Associate is an integral part of the County's accounting team whose mission is to plan, organize and lead all aspects of administrative activities related to fiscal matters, personnel, purchasing and office management! This position is crafted for individuals who have a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, economics, accounting, human resources, or a related field plus two years of responsible experience in grant or fiscal management, accounting, or other administrative services equivalent to the Administrative Services Associate with the County of Nevada.

Our staff members enjoy an extensive benefit package including, but not limited to, a generous sick time/vacation/leave benefit; 11 standard holidays and 2 floating holidays; CalPERS retirement; medical, dental, vision and life insurance; a flexible spending account (FSA); a dependent care account (DCA); and a deferred compensation plan including 401(a), 457(b) and Roth options. The County also offers a tuition reimbursement program as well as flexible schedules and a telework option, depending on program needs.

Per California Department of Public Health regulations, employees working in healthcare positions and/or facilities are required to comply with both California and Federal vaccine policy mandates. Currently, the COVID-19 vaccine and, if eligible, the COVID-19 booster, are required for this position. Proof of vaccination and booster may be required if a conditional offer is extended. As an employer, the County complies with all applicable California and Federal laws, including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Fair Employment and Housing Act, and will make, on request, accommodations for sincerely held religious beliefs and/or disabilities where a reasonable accommodation is available that does not create an undue hardship on the County’s business.

Why Nevada County? Because here your contribution, your worth, and your ideas, all have a place. We thrive on transparent and ongoing communication through employee newsletters, social media and hosted sites. We strive to be the best version of ourselves through continuous improvement. We learn and grow as a team. Great discoveries happen when people from a diverse set of backgrounds come together. Best of all, you make a difference in the lives of our community every day. Bring your whole self to our place.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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This summary of benefits is not a binding document and is provided as a courtesy. Refer to specific summaries and agreements (MOUs) for specific benefit information.


11 paid holidays per year.

Paid Leave Program (Combination of Vacation and Sick Leave):

0-5 years:165 hrs./year;6-10 years:192 hrs./yr.;11+ years:200 hrs./yr. Maximum accrual is 400 hours, and 40 hours may be cashed out each fiscal year

Floating Holiday:

16 hours max;24 hours max after 10 years of service

Admin Leave:

40 hours per fiscal year

Medical, Dental and Vision Plans:

County of Nevada offers CalPERS ' suite of medical plan offerings. We offer Delta Dental Coverage and Vision Service Plan (VSP) vision coverage. You may elect medical insurance for yourself only or you and your eligible dependents. You may elect dental and vision insurance for yourself only or for you and your eligible dependents. Your choice regarding medical insurance enrollment is separate from your election for dental and vision insurance. Dental and vision insurance are bundled, however (this means if you elect dental insurance, you must also elect vision insurance.)

Depending upon the plan selected by the employee, the County contributes a substantial amount of the total cost of the complete health package (including medical, dental and vision coverage). In 2020, the amount the County contributes for employee only coverage is $568 per month;for employee + one coverage, $1,113 per month;and for family coverage, $1,484 per month. For those employees who have health coverage from other sources, and who elect to not participate in Nevada County's plans, the County offers a $300 monthly taxable Cash-Back allowance. For part-time employees working 50% or more, the County contribution will be pro-rated. As an example, a 50% employee will only receive the benefit of 50% of the county contribution rates listed above, increase out-of-pocket costs significantly.

Life Insurance:

The County pays the premium for life insurance equal to $20,000. Optional life insurance is also available for purchase by the employee.

Disability Insurance

The County also participates in California State Disability Insurance (SDI) fund for short-term disability.

Employee Assistance Program

The County-sponsored Employee Assistance provides confidential counseling, coaching, and wellness services to employees and their eligible dependents.

Deferred Compensation

The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation program and FSA (Flexible Spending Arrangement). Deposits into these plans are strictly voluntary and are made through a payroll deduction on a tax-deferred basis. The County does not make contributions to the employees' Deferred Compensation account.


Longevity pay is available at 2.5% after 10 years of service.Tuition remission available for eligible courses/degree programs.


The County is in the Public Employees' Retirement System ( CalPERS ) coordinated with Social Security. The various Retirement Plans are listed below:

"Legacy Members"- 2.7% @ 55

Final Retirement Compensation based on Single Highest Year. Effective July 1, 2016, employees contribute a total of 10.585% towards the employer share of the PERS contribution. Employer pays the normal employee contribution of 8% and reports it as EPMC .

"Classic Members" to PERS- 2% @ 60

Final Retirement Compensation based on Highest Three-Year Average. Employee contributes 7%.

"New Members" to PERS- 2.0% @ 62

Final Retirement Compensation based on Highest Three-Year Average. Employee contributes 7.75%.

CalPERS defines "new members" as:

(1) A new hire who is brought into CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who has no prior membership in any other California public retirement system.

(2) A new hire who is brought into CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who is not eligible for reciprocity with another California public retirement system.
(3) A member who established CalPERS membership prior to January 1, 2013, and who is hired by a different CalPERS employer after January 1, 2013, after a break in service of greater than six months.


Any information on this page or links is subject to change without notice. Nevada County Human Resources Department

950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City, CA 95959 (530) 265-7010

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Closing Date/Time: 4/3/2023 8:00 AM Pacific
Employer Nevada County, CA

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