The mission of the County Equal Employment Opportunity Office is to promote fairness and equality in public service by program implementation and monitoring of the County Equal Employment Opportunity plans, policies, processes and practices. Through training and education it is the goal of the County Equal Employment Opportunity Office to promote a non-discriminatory and harassment-free work environment for County employees and job applicants.
San Joaquin County Vision Statement on Workplace Diversity
In San Joaquin County, we believe that every individual is important and adds to the overall quality of our organization. We view diversity in our workplace as business strength; essential to providing excellent support and services to the community we serve.
We are committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment, reflective of the diversity of our community. We are committed to an environment where every individual may grow personally and professionally, where everyone’s contributions are acknowledged, respected, and appreciated, and where we celebrate the differences that make us a strong organization.
By working together, we can attract, develop, recognize and retain highly skilled and talented individuals who best represent all dimensions of diversity in all levels of the organization.
San Joaquin County Definition of Workplace Diversity
Workplace diversity encompasses a broad range of human qualities. These qualities include, but are not limited to, age, education level, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, geographic origin, job classification, mental or physical disability, national origin, political belief, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and work experience.
In San Joaquin County, diversity in the workplace means empowering a workforce that is inclusive of these human qualities, which in practice recognizes and embraces the unique contributions of individuals, creating a work environment that maximizes the potential of all employees.
Save the Date!
October 6, 2016 (Thursday)
19th Annual SJC Diversity Luncheon
More details coming soon.
Also, please consider nominating a County employee or County Department/Unit for the 2016 EEO & Diversity Award. The deadline for submission is September 23, 2016.
CLICK HERE FOR THE NOMINATION FORM.
Nomination forms can also be completed and submitted on-line by visiting: https://www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo/diversity-nomination.
Click below to view and/or download the:
2014 - 2016 EEO Plan
Civil Service Rule 20
Department EEO Coordinators List
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)