Job Opportunity

Workers’ Compensation Return to Work Coordinator
Contra Costa County

Date Posted:

January 12, 2022


$81,746.16 – $99,363.00 Annually


Why join the Contra Costa County Risk Management Department? Contra Costa County (CCC) is recruiting for the position of Return To Work Program Coordinator in the Risk Management Department. The incumbent is responsible for managing the County’s Return To Work Program. This program facilitates the return to work of industrially injured/disabled employees within the County. The Return to Work Program objective is to provide work for temporarily industrially injured/disabled employees through restricted duty to reduce disability and Workers’ Compensation costs, maximize productivity, minimize the loss of human resources and promote full and prompt recovery with the return of the employee to productive employment. The County is unique in that it is self-insured and self-administered in providing Workers’ Compensation benefits to the frontline, public safety, and internal service employees of the County. CCC recognizes that our employees are our greatest strength. For complete job description visit: For job posting visit:


License: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Out of state Motor Vehicle Operator’s License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in coordinating services as they relate to state and federal disability related laws such as Fair Employment Housing Act and American Disabilities Act (FEHA/ADA), for an employer or consulting agency, one (1) year of which must have been working with industrially injured/disabled employees. Substitution Experience: A Master’s degree in Psychology, Career Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Public Policy, Public Administration, or a closely related field, or a law degree may be substituted for one (1) year of experience. There is no substitution for the one (1) year of working with industrially injured/disabled employees.

How to Apply:

Application Filing:  All applicants must apply on-line at  and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Assessment: An oral assessment (interview) will be conducted to measure candidates’ competencies as they relate to the job. In the Oral Assessment, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% of higher. These may include, but are not limited to: Self-Management, Establishing Credibility, Handling Stress, Business Process Analysis. (Weighted 100%)

The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.

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