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31 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 21, 2024
Full Time
The Office of Retirement Services (ORS) oversees the investment of assets and administers the benefits of the two Defined Benefit Retirement Plans for the City of San Jose Employees. One plan is for the sworn police and fire employees called the Police and Fire Department Retirement Plan. The other plan is for all other eligible City employees called Federated City Employees' Retirement System. The assets of the two plans total over $8.0 billion. As of June 30, 2023, there were close to 7,200 retirees and beneficiaries, and close to 5,750 active employees in the two retirement plans. Each of the retirement plans has a Board of Administration that has fiduciary responsibility over their respective retirement plan. The ORS staff has accountability to them as well as City Administration. ORS has a total of about 43 positions spread among five different work groups within the department: Investments, Benefits, Accounting, Information Technology, and Administration. ORS utilizes the City's Financial Management System for all general ledger activities. In addition, ORS has its own pension administration system called Pension Gold that holds all pension/contribution information for active members and retirees and is used in almost all of the functions for the Benefits Group staff. The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate's qualifications and experience. The annual salary range for this position is: $108,959.76- $132,765.36 This pay range includes the five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. Retirement Services is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Analyst position in the Benefits Division. The position will be responsible for the administration of retirement benefits for active and retired members of two retirement plans and ten retirement tiers. Successful candidates will have strong interpersonal and analytical skills and a keen interest in providing quality services for our members. Reporting to the Benefits Division Manager, the position is responsible for the following key duties: Lead and supervise a team of up to five staff. Review and approve Analyst calculations, adjustments & entries of various retirement benefits in the Pension Administration System. Oversee staff activities including eligibility and amounts of pension benefits, death processing, service credit calculations, divorce and other legal issues, reciprocity, and disability retirement administration. Provide individual retirement counseling for executive staff. Address escalated issues from customers including retirees, employees, Human Resources, Payroll, Office of Employee Relations, and reciprocal agencies. Lead staff in researching and gathering data to resolve routine and complex issues such as eligibility and amounts of pension benefits, health enrollment issues, service credit calculations, and how to address regular occurrences of unique circumstances and issues. Provide lead analytical support to the Division Manager for projects requiring complex analysis and communications. Present at informational sessions with employees, retirees, retiree associations and other stakeholder groups. Process retirement applications and other pension duties as needed during peak workload periods or due to vacancies. Other related duties as assigned. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. Education and Experience A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in general management/administrative analytic work in the areas of budget, finance, grant administration, organizational analysis, general administration, human resources, or related field in general analytical work. Acceptable Substitution One (1) year of additional education above the Bachelor's Degree level may be substituted for one (1) year of the required management/administrative analytic work. Required Licensing (such as driver's license, certifications, etc.) Possession of a valid State of California driver's license may be required for some assignments. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promote job performance. Multi-Tasking - Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s). Supervision - Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness. Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews. You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process. Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for each text response. Do you have work experience administering defined benefit retirement plans? If yes, describe your work experience including the name of the organization at which you have the experience, specific job tasks you performed, and length of experience. You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 19, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration. The City's Department of Public Works (DPW) is seeking an individual whose values align with the values of the City's employees. The Public Works Department is responsible for delivering capital improvement projects for a wide variety of City facilities and infrastructure, maintaining City facilities and fleet assets, facilitating and regulating development activities, and providing animal care and services . The Department is committed to high-quality service, partnering with the community, and providing an excellent environment in which to work Salary range for this classification is $144,296.88 - $182,495.04 a nnually. Actual salary shall be determined by the final candidates' qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Architect/Landscape Architect classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. The Department of Public Works is seeking to fill a vacant Senior Architect/Landscape Architect position. Public Works' City Facilities Architectural Services (CFAS) Division has the primary responsibility for the delivery of capital improvements for City-owned facilities including for recreational facilities, parks, trails, libraries, public safety facilities, and various cultural facilities. CFAS is recruiting for a Senior Landscape Architect to lead a section dedicated to providing landscape architectural services to the full range of City projects largely focused on the design and construction of park and recreation projects. The incumbent will supervise a Section, with a staff of up to six professionals, which is responsible for the design and implementation of landscape architectural projects meeting functional programs and aesthetic objectives , within budgetary and schedule parameters . The incumbent is responsible for functions such as planning, cost estimating and scheduling future projects; coordinating with partners and developers reviewing and providing feedback on master plans, cost estimates, park design plans for City standards and code compliance, and construction management and inspection coordination; implementing a program of capital projects ranging in size and complexity from minor renovations to major new facilities including notable, high-profile projects, such as a regional soccer complex, skate parks, and the extensive remediation and restoration of existing city parks. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to: Plans, assigns, directs and evaluates the work of professional and sub professional employees on major projects. Provides leadership for and supervises the work of an inter-disciplinary team of professionals and sub-professionals Prepares annual budget for Section and monitors program expenditures Analyzes project and program data, summarizes complex information and makes recommendations Prepares formal written documents including memoranda to Council Does complex research and prepares technical reports. Manages Capital Improvement Program as it pertains to municipal projects, budget management, cost estimating, personnel supervision, consultant contract administration, project payment approval and project scheduling. Coordinates interagency partnering such as school districts, utility districts, regulatory agencies, other City departments and citizen groups. Participates and attends various task forces and committees. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills and a strong work ethic. The position requires excellent judgment, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility, and written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate must have extensive experience in the delivery of capital improvement projects. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture , or similar field . Experience: Five (5) years of professional landscape architectural experience. Licenses/Certifications: Possession of a valid certificate as a licensed Architect or Landscape Architect issued by the California State Board of Architectural Examiners. Possession of a valid State of California driver's license. The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Job Expertise - demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Urban design experience, environmental and/or stormwater knowledge is highly desirable. Leadership - Leads by example. Demonstrates high ethical standards. Remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis. Promotes a cooperative work environment. Encourages and rewards risk-taking, allowing others to learn from mistakes. Communication Skills - communicates and listens effectively and responds in an timely, effective, positive and respectful manner; written reports and correspondence are accurate , complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form. Customer Service - demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently in a timely , accurate , respectful and friendly manner. Political Skill - in taking action , demonstrates an understanding and consideration of how it will impact stakeholders and affected areas in the organization. Project Management - ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives Supervision - sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources. Fiscal Management - understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements. The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to all the job specific questions. You must answer all questions to be considered or your application may be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Only those candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Crystal Diaz at crystal.diaz@sanjoseca.gov.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 18, 2024
Full Time
The Environmental Services Department (ESD) is a national leader in pollution prevention, watershed protection, utility service provision, and climate action. Together, ESD employees positively impact every resident and business in San Jose. Our department is an exceptional place to start or grow your career. We have a supportive leadership team, numerous professional growth opportunities, and an inclusive workplace culture that is welcoming of your talents! We offer an array of meaningful career paths and value flexibility - offering possible hybrid work and alternative work schedules in select roles. Additionally, the City benefits, as well as 15 paid holidays! To learn more about ESD, follow @sjenvironment on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram and San Jose Environmental Services on LinkedIn. About the Division Administrative Services Division (ASD) team members gain satisfaction when facilitating trainings for ESD's workforce; feel empowered when managing a full range of information technology data and services to over 500 employees; deliver quality customer service in utility billing; enjoy their contributions to the success of peers by hiring and promoting the right people for the right positions; and oversee the budget planning and fiscal management for a wide variety of special funds that support the important work ESDers do. Join a diverse and dynamic team that provides key strategic support to ESD staff, programs, and utilities linking directly to the department's mission. By providing behind-the-scenes support, our team makes a difference!The Environmental Services Department is currently seeking to fill one (1) full-time Network Engineer vacancy in the Administrative Services Division. The salary range for this classification is: $116,909.52 - $142,243.92 Annually This salary range includes an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation. Actual salary shall be determined by the final candidates' qualifications and experience. ESD is seeking a dynamic, creative, and collaborative leader for the position of Microsoft Server Support Engineer (Network Engineer). This position will act as lead to three Network Technicians who collectively provide end-user support. The ideal candidate must have the ability to effectively resolve difficult customer situations, function independently within the scope of their responsibilities, manage complex technology projects, and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization. Possible projects include developing requirements for technology procurements, planning local area network upgrades, coordinating the rollout of mobile devices using a management system, and managing deployment and maintenance of department-level applications or systems. Typical duties for ESD's Microsoft Server Support Engineer (Network Engineer) may include but are not limited to the following: Manage Active Directory (AD) Perform standard AD user, group, and group policy update tasks. Perform standard share folder maintenance tasks. Standardize and document ESD processes for user and computer management. Develop and implement standard procedures to audit group membership and file share permissions. Coordinate AD maintenance activities with the Information Technology Department. Manage all ESD Servers and Data Centers Deploy, support, and manage virtual and physical servers in a mixed environment (Linux, Windows 2016, 2019 and 2022). Patch management, antivirus monitoring and remediation, Windows clustering, OS upgrades, security, and system monitoring. Create and implement preventive maintenance and disaster recovery plans for all ESD data centers. Implement consolidation measures to improve efficiency of server operations and reduce physical footprint. Implement data migration from on premise to cloud data storage. Implement in-place upgrade on windows servers. Manage Helpdesk Requests and Provide End-User Technical Support Respond to customer service requests. Manage daily workload of three network technicians for helpdesk tickets and follow up on outstanding items. Resolve customer complaints and service issues. Manage ESD's Local Area Networks Lead projects to upgrade and maintain network infrastructure and wireless networks at ESD facilities. Support multi-vendor local area networks and enterprise connections in partnership with the IT Department. Upgrade copper/fiber hybrid phone network. Troubleshoot network traffic and performance issues using tools like Sniffer or Wireshark to ensure optimal performance for data and VOIP. Maintain Client System Security Maintain and manage desktops with the MS Defender anti-virus system. Lead responses to virus outbreaks or system security issues. Install and maintain system security patches and updates. Research and Development Investigate new technologies and new methodologies for achieving technology goals. Provide consultation to divisions looking for updated technology. Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, or a closely related field. Experience: Three (3) years of experience equivalent to performing technical work of complex difficulty to provide desktop, data security, system administration, server, or network support to end users. Acceptable Substitutions: Two (2) years of related experience may be substituted for up to two years of the education requirement. Certifications: Possess an active industry certification that demonstrates expertise in the relevant information technology field, such as a Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator certificate, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Network Associate (CCNA) certification, VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification, OR an equivalent professional, industry recognized certification acceptable to the City. License : Possession of a valid California Driver's License.The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history: Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives ; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead ; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance. Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives . Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate . Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Selection Process: The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to all the job specific questions. You must answer all questions to be considered or your application may be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Only those candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews. If you have questions about the duties of this position, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Ernesto Zamaguey at Ernesto.Zamaguey@sanjoseca.gov .
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 17, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration. The City's Department of Public Works (DPW) is seeking an individual whose values align with the values of the City's employees. T he Public Works Department is one of the largest departments in the City of San José with approximately 650 staff and an annual operating budget of $140 million (FY23). The Department is responsible for delivering capital improvement projects for a wide variety of City facilities and infrastructure, maintaining City facilities and fleet assets, facilitating and regulating development activities, and providing animal care and services. Public Works is committed to high-quality service, partnering with the community, and providing an excellent environment in which to work. The Department is a leader in the City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP), with a focus on voter-approved improvements projects, such as the $650 million Measure T Program, along with Airport CIP, which this Division Manager will administer. The Public Works Department is seeking to fill 1 full-time Division Manager vacanc y in the CIP/Airport Division. The current salary range for the Division Manager is $131,187.68 - $207,658.10. This salary range includes an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation. Actual salary shall be determined by the final candidates' qualifications and experience. The Division Manager will report directly to the Deputy Director of Public Works and will manage a growing team of 13 skilled engineers, architects, and analysts. The successful candidate will be a registered professional engineer and/or architect. T he Division Manager is responsible for assisting in the planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating operational and administrative service functions within the Division , oversee ing total project management, from forecasting, planning, design, engineering, bidding, and construction management through to ribbon cuttings. They assist executive and senior management in formulating and implementing department policies and procedures. They are experienced in delivering capital projects from start to finish, are fast learners, nimble, diplomatic, and have demonstrated capability in working with multiple stakeholders. An in-depth knowledge of employing airport industry standard specifications, municipal codes, and engineering principles is desired. Identifying opportunities to streamline the project planning, design, and management processes will be a mark of their success. A strong focus on customer service and partnering with other departments and agencies is essential. The Division Manager will need to balance the demands of quality, speed, and cost with regard to the development and rapid implementation of the Airport's Capital Improvement Program. The Division Manager position performs work of considerable difficulty including: Hiring and retaining staff to assist on-time delivery of projects that meet budget. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) sensitivity and implementation practices are required . Leading and managing the Training and Development team to create consistent project management practices and improvement in our contractor outreach program. Leadership, coordination, and enhancement for airport capital activities between the Airport staff, the Public Works departmental divisions, elected officials, other stakeholders, and the public, using the City's values as a guide. Leading the majority of the $650 million Measure T Program which builds projects to improve Disaster Preparedness, Public Safety, and Infrastructure. Building capital infrastructure in partnership with and creating opportunities for small and local businesses to participate in public works projects. Design/build methodology is often used while guiding contractors and the overall team. Directing special Airport strategic planning programs. Presenting reports and information to the City Council, boards, committees, and other divisions or departments as necessary. Representing the Department of Public Works in a variety of airport interdepartmental and intergovernmental matters. Maintaining compliance with all applicable regulations and to use sound airport engineering principles to achieve team effectiveness in project delivery. Education: Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, or a closely related field , master's degree in related field preferred. Experience: Six (6) years of progressively responsible professional experience in managing public infrastructure engineering, capital project delivery, program administration, or equivalent. Supervision: Three (3) years of supervisory experience. Management experience in an equivalent major division within a public agency preferred. Certifications: This p osition requires being a registered professional engineer or architect and being capable of securing a valid CA driver's license . Form 700 requirement : This position requires a disclosure of outside investments, real property interest, income, and business positions. You must complete and file an "Assuming Office Form 700" with the City Clerk's Office within the first 30 days of employment with the office. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Job Expertise : Demonstrates knowledge of, and experience with, applicable professional/technical principles and practices, citywide and departmental procedures/policies, and federal and state rules and regulations including knowledge or experience related to: Experience in large capital project budget preparation and administration. California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) or comparable requirements. Experience in human resource management, including employee recruitment, retention, and organizational development. Design/Build capital project delivery. Design, review, and construction of public infrastructure, such as airport/airfield and/or public roads and facilities. Understanding the use of engineering or architecture technology. Supervision : Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness. Communication Skills : Communicates and listens effectively and responds in a timely , effective, positive, and respectful manner; written reports and correspondence are accurate , complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form. Ability to effectively present ideas orally and in writing. Management : Evaluates priorities to ensure that the "true" top priorities are handled satisfactorily; sets clear goals for the employees and the work unit. Political Skills : In taking action , demonstrates an underst anding and consideration of how their actions will impact stakeholders and affected areas in the organization. Problem Solving : Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Customer Service : Approaches problem-solving by focusing on customers first; advocates for customer results point of view; demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently in a timely , accurate , respectful, and friendly manner. Conflict Management : Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to resolve conflict that arises from the varying opinions on project issues/outcomes. Fiscal Management : Understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements. Teamwork / Interpersonal Skills : Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve program effectiveness. Use of diversity, equity, and inclusive principles required . Selection Process: The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to all the job specific questions. Only those candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews . To be considered for this position, you must fill out the application on the City of San Jose website and submit the following: Resume Cover letter : Your cover letter should be one to two pages. This response will also be used to evaluate your written communication skills. In your cover letter, d escribe how your education and experience makes you the best candidate for this position, be sure to include any experience in the following areas: Managing and delivering capital projects. Budget planning and monitoring of various programs and projects. Leading a work unit to achieve a common goal. Knowledge and experience related to an airport capital improvement program or similar industrial facility. You must submit your resume and a cover letter in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application may be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact April.Hanson@sanjoseca.gov .
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 17, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José is a place where we use civic technology to help our community thrive. As one of the largest cities in the nation, the City manages a large set of services and assets. The City operates on a budget of $6.1 billion, with 7,000+ employees serving 1+ million residents and 80,000 businesses in the heart of Silicon Valley. Information Technology's (IT) mission: Put powerful tools and information in the hands of people to unleash their brilliance in service to our community. IT enables that mission through business and infrastructure systems, cybersecurity, data management, analysis, productivity, collaboration tools, the San Jose 311 resident experience platform, data equity and privacy programs, and strategic planning. San Jose is powered by truly great people, a robust technology environment, and a strong sense of purpose. We promote work-life integration and a focus on growth to bring out the best in our people. Come join us in making San Jose the most vibrant, equitable, sustainable, and innovative city in America! You can visit the Information Technology Department website to learn more about us. NOTE - The first review of applications will be on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Please submit your application by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on Monday, May 6, 2024, if you would like your application to be included in the first review. Candidates who pass the first application review round will be invited to interviews on the week of May 13, 2024. The City of San José is recruiting for a Finance Applications Associate IT Manager (Enterprise Principal Technology Analyst) in the Information Technology Department. This position is responsible for the management and support of the City's enterprise Finance Management System, Revenue Management/Collection System, and Finance Reporting System. This position combines managerial and leadership responsibilities along with hands-on technical expertise to deliver day-to-day system operations. Key job duties are service level management, including service level agreements (SLAs) and Incident Management, as well as delivery of smaller projects and system enhancements. The Finance Applications Associate IT Manager is also responsible for resource and performance management of the Finance Applications IT Team. This position requires leadership skills and the ability to take the initiative and lead others. We are seeking an individual who is willing to adapt to an ever-changing environment. The ideal candidate should have experience supporting an enterprise-level Finance Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system with solid business process knowledge and technical support experience for the General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Account Receivable, Purchasing, Asset Management, Revenue Management, and Revenue Collection modules. Duties may include but are not limited to: Providing technical leadership for the City's enterprise Finance Management System, Revenue Collection System and Reporting System. Partnering with business owners and stakeholders to identify high level business and information system requirements and recommending business process/workflow redesign where applicable. Leading and coordinating upgrade and enhancement projects for Finance's enterprise applications. Prioritizing and managing application development projects to ensure they are delivered on time, within budget, and meet customer expectations. Developing technical guidelines and governance framework to ensure best practices are followed. Assessing user needs to provide support and proactive service, including analyzing opportunities to use existing tools and workflows. Leading the day-to-day activities of advisory engagements for various projects, including process design, package implementation lifecycle support, and project reviews. Managing delivery and SLAs by guiding incident resolution, problem management, maintenance, and enhancement tickets escalated by the end users for the portfolio of applications. Developing relevant metrics, measuring and publishing the performance of the services provided for continuous improvement activities. Ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction for services and products provided. Working closely with all other IT management personnel in identifying, evaluating, selecting, and implementing specific information technology to support the business plans and IT strategies. Coaching, mentoring, and managing staff to implement, maintain, and support all related software, configurations, and workflows. Hands on experience with structured query language, Windows scripting, designing and developing reports using a variety of end user reporting tools, managing applications on Windows environments. Please note that the Finance Applications Associate IT Manager (Enterprise Principal Technology Analyst) position is currently on a hybrid telework schedule - working remotely and onsite is subject to change. Salary Information: The final candidate's qualifications and experience shall determine the actual salary. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Enterprise Principal Technology Analyst (EPTA) classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. Salary Range (including the 5% NPWI): $149,975.28 - $182,626.08 The EPTA classification is represented by the City Association of Management Personnel (CAMP) bargaining unit. (These qualifications are typically required. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be substituted.) Education and Experience A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field AND five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional/ level experience in computer applications, systems, networks, or telecommunications work, of which at least two (2) years include responsibility in the development, implementation, and maintenance of electronic business systems/solutions, or application development and/or support. Acceptable Substitution Additional years of increasingly responsible directly related work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis up to two (2) years. Completion of a Master's Degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required two (2) years of experience in the development, implementation, and maintenance of electronic business systems/solutions, or application development and/or support. The ideal candidates will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices including Enterprise Architecture, technical project management, application lifecycle management, and applicable industry applications/systems platform tools; and, breadth of expertise to manage major technology services, programs, and products across multiple departmental technology environments and ensure cross coordination between departments, including adherence with Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Analytical Thinking - Approaches a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Supervision - Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness. Selection Process: The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to all the job-specific questions . You must answer all questions to be considered or your application may be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Only those candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection, or hiring processes, please contact Felipa Perez at Felipa.perez@sanjoseca.gov.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 17, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best managed cities and one of the top 10 cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration. The City's Airport Department is seeking an individual whose values align with the values of the City's employees. Prior to the impact of COVID, the San José Mineta International Airport (SJC) served more than 15 million passengers annually with 450 peak daily departures and arrivals on 13 international and domestic carriers to 50+ nonstop destinations. SJC has been one of America's fastest-growing major airports over the past four-year period, based on percentage increase in passenger seat capacity. We are looking for team members who can work toward our Mission Statement to "Connect, Serve and Inspire" and our Vision Statement to "Transform how Silicon Valley Travels". For more information about SJC, visit http://www.flysanjose.com . Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San José's website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers . The Analyst I salary range is $ 85,525.44 - $103,958.40 The Analyst II salary range is $ 93,344.16 - $113,436.96 The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate's qualifications and experience. These salary ranges include an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. San José Mineta International Airport is hiring for an Analyst I/II in its Planning and Development Division. This position reports directly to the Senior Analyst and is a crucial member of the Airport's Planning and Development Division. The Analyst is part of the fiscal team in the Planning and Development Division of the Airport. The Analyst's primary role is to support the development, monitoring, reporting and administration of the Division's annual operating budget and capital budget. The Analyst also serves as a liaison for coordination of the budget and financial information between multiple stakeholders including the Airport's Finance Division and the City's Budget Office. The Analyst will be responsible for tracking and enforcing timely delivery of budget status reporting within the Division., The Analyst will manage the day to day capital budget processes, including but not limited to assisting program and project managers with fiscal and budgeting aspects and monitoring and reporting expenditures. The Analyst's primary role is to support the fiscal and administrative functions of the division such as processing invoice payments, encumbrances, requisitions, accruals, procurement renewals, monitoring, and tacking service orders. This position also coordinates with internal staff to assist with special requests, processes, and analysis. The successful candidates will need to have strong analytical, organizational, writing, and verbal skills, be able to handle multiple assignments with competing deadlines and work well under the pressure of the budget process. Excellent communication, collaboration, problem solving skills and critical thinking ability as well as significant capital and operating budget development and monitoring experience are ideal. Ability to work effectively with coworkers and executive management both within the Department and with other departments is essential. At times of peak budget activity, some overtime hours may be required. Typical duties include, but are not limited to: - Develop and monitor Capital Budget and Capital Improvement Program. - Research and analyze data. - Prepare and provide oral and written reports to and assist project managers with tracking of appropriation expenditures and balances. - Contract management (fiscal responsibilities), including: review/approval of invoices; review/approval of contract change orders; review and approval of task orders; ensure encumbrance balances and adjustments. - Edit City Council memos. - Meeting presentations. - Close interaction with Airport Department Finance Division and other divisions as necessary, Public Works Department and the City Budget Office. Desirable Qualifications The ideal candidate possesses the most desirable combination of training, skills, and experience, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable experience, knowledge and skills for this position include: - Knowledge of and strong experience in the City's financing, budgeting, and accounting practices - Ability to research/analyze data and prepare reports and recommendations. - Knowledge of and strong experience in the City's Financial Management System (FMS), including the analysis of on-line information, report generating, cash/journal voucher preparation. - Ability to present oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in written documents. - Knowledge of contract administration, including invoice payment, change order and task order processing, and encumbrance adjustment. - Detail oriented and the ability to handle multiple tasks. - Ability to use automated data processing applications to compile and analyze data and present information - Possession of very strong organizational skills - Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team setting. DUTY NO. TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES : (These duties and estimated frequency are a representative sample; position assignments may vary depending on the business needs of the department.) Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: FREQUENCY* 1. Gathers, organizes, and analyzes data relating to specific assignments which require research from which conclusions can be drawn; prepares analyses and reports with recommendations/options; explains report recommendations and conclusions to customers. Daily 2. Obtains data and other information from operating departments through use of questionnaires, personal visit, and otherwise as indicated; assembles, arrays, processes, and analyzes data; prepares studies and reports as indicated; and proposes or suggests appropriate action to supervisor/management. Daily 3. Confers with departmental management and others on administrative problems; gathers and analyzes facts about departmental organization, staffing, and work load; evaluates and prepares recommendations on departmental requests for program changes; provides for and assists in the installation of improved systems or organization; and prepares and revises policy and procedures manuals and instructional materials. Daily 4. May assist in training less experienced professional staff in work methods and procedures. Acts as a lead/subject matter expert with newer staff who frequently ask questions or ask for direction pertaining to past/best practices. Daily 5. Supervises clerical or technical personnel in administrative support functions as assigned. May provide lead direction and training to support staff by assigning, reviewing and providing feedback on tasks. Daily 6. As assigned, provides highly tec hnical support in determining the organization, administration, operations, and functions of an operating department or division by developing the organizational unit, identifying lines of authority and supervisory responsibility, and recommending on the number and organizational assignments for all authorized positions in the department. Daily 7. As assigned, provides professional support within an assigned human resources program area such as recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, workers compensation, and training; coordinates program services internally and externally, performing administrative and technical tasks to deliver program services. Daily 8. As assigned, investigates and attempts to resolve customer complaints and/or inquires. Daily 9. As assigned, participates with groups in analyzing and evaluating community conditions and needs; offers guidance and counsel in the establishment of goals and techniques of achievement. Daily 10. As assigned, provides support to the City's and department's budget process; reviews budget requests; summarizes findings; assembles and analyzes data; proposes or suggests appropriate actions including reallocation of resources; works with operating departments to facilitate budget proposal preparation and execution of adopted budgets. Daily 11. As assigned, provides professional support within a department's fiscal program; reviews and prepares accounting transactions such as journal vouchers, encumbrance reviews, liquidations, and billings and receivables. May respond to internal and/or external auditors' questions and/or requests as needed. Assists project managers with processing special payroll requests. Assists in, and/or prepares and distributes a variety of fiscal reports and documents. Daily 12. As assigned performs grant sourcing, fiscal oversight and administrative tasks; reviews grant proposals and, working both internally and externally, develops applications and work/implementation plans for grant projects; designs and maintains an individual monitoring system for each grant project; participates in the development of grant contracts; negotiates scope, goals, outcome measures and schedules; prepares draft contracts and supporting documentation; monitors grant activities to ensure they remain in scope with terms and conditions for the grant; tracks grant spending to ensure that funds are expended within the grant terms and conditions; prepares and distributes reports on grant operations and activities. Daily 13. Performs other related duties as assigned. As Required *Frequency defined as Daily/Several Times, Daily, Weekly, Intermittent, or As Required Education and Experience Analyst I A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Analyst II A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university AND two (2) years of increasingly responsible professional staff analytic or administrative experience conducting studies, organizing and analyzing data, and preparing reports, recommendations, or conclusions for a functional area in budget, finance, grant administration, organizational analysis, general administration, or human resources. Acceptable Substitution Additional years of experience in a position comparable to the Staff Specialist with the City of San José in areas such as budget, finance, grant administration, organizational analysis, general administration or human resources may be substituted for the education requirement on a year for year basis. (Incumbents may be required to have different combinations of the listed qualifications, or more specific job-related qualifications depending on the position.) Basic Competencies (Needed at entry into the job in order to perform the essential duties.) Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts . Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Collaboration - Develops networks and builds alliances; engages in cross-functional activities. Continuous Improvement - Actively identifies new areas for learning and regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities. Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. Fiscal Management - Understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements. Flexibility - Makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work processes, timeframes, performance expectations, organizational culture, or work environment. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate. Employment Eligibility Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San José will NOT sponsor, represent or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application. Candidates are required to satisfactorily complete and pass a fingerprint based Criminal History Records Check prior to being considered for a position in this class at the Airport. This Airport position requires a background check and a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check. The candidate must be fingerprinted and qualify under all applicable TSA and Airport regulations. Selection Process To apply, please complete an application via the City of San José's website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers . The final filing date for this job announcement is at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2024. The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be conside red for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews. You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Additional Information This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Tessa Elkins at telkins@sjc.org. Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San José s website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers . If your online application was successfully submitted, you will receive an automatic confirmation email to the email address you provided. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THE CONFIRMATION, please email CityCareers@sanjoseca.gov and we will research the status of your application. Please contact Human Resources at (408) 535-1285, or Human.Resources@sanjoseca.gov if you have any questions.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 14, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live work and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration. The Office of the City Clerk is a service department within the municipal government upon which the City Council, all City departments, and the general public rely for information regarding the operations and legislative history of the City. The City Clerk serves as the liaison between the public and City Council and provides related municipal services, including delivering fiscal, human resources, and administrative and technical support services to the Mayor's Office, City Council Offices, and for the City's Boards, Commissions and Committees.The Office of the City Clerk is recruiting for a full-time Principal Office Specialist to become part of a dynamic and productive team that will provide support to Clerk Administration and Management; Council Support, and Legislative team. Typical duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Collect and maintain a centralized and monthly performance measures and workload activities that is organized and ready for analysis across all Clerk programs. Place Clerk's Office supplies orders as well as Council Chamber supply orders after supervisor approval. May assist as backup coverage to the lone Agendadesk staffer managing Council and Council Committee Agenda postings, legal publications (approximately 300), city Calendar, unit web posting, Committee assignment lists, Brown Act Board and Boards and Commissions. May assist with some attendance of Council or Council Committee meetings together with City Clerk/Assistant City Clerk and Legislative Secretary to manage Zoom participants. May assist the City Clerk by providing clerical/administrative support by uploading campaign reports and statements to the system. Provide backup assistance to Records team including filing and scanning as needed, responding to simple Public Records requests, and database clean-up. Provide support to Clerk's Council Support/Fiscal team in grant database entry, tracking, fingerprinting, and backup travel coordination and timekeeping for all 12 offices and accounting processing during leaves and temporary vacancies. Performs other related duties as required. The successful candidate must possess strong organizational skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. They must possess exemplary customer service and communication skills to interact effectively and respond to inquiries from the general public, elected officials, and City staff throughout the organization. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Computer Skills - Experience with common business computer applications including but not limited to: Zoom, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel, MS Teams. Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibilities and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance. Multi-Tasking - Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously, has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s). Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner, fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate. Team Work & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolutions skills. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. (These qualifications are typically required. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be substituted.) Education and Experience Completion of high school or equivalent (General Education Development (GED) Test or California Proficiency Certificate) AND three (3) years of experience in varied office clerical work. Acceptable Substitution A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience. Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a written/practical exercise. You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. In addition, please attach your resume as part of the application process. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Joy Rodriguez at joy.rodriguez@sanjoseca.gov .
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 14, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration. The Office of the City Clerk is a service department within the municipal government upon which the City Council, all City departments, and the general public rely for information regarding the operations and legislative history of the City. The City Clerk serves as the liaison between the public and City Council and provides related municipal services, including delivering fiscal, human resources, and administrative and technical support services to the Mayor's Office, City Council Offices, and for the City's Boards, Commissions and Committees.The Office of the City Clerk is recruiting for a full-time Legislative Secretary to become part of a dynamic and productive team. The Legislative Secretary reports to the City Clerk and conducts activities unique to the Office of the City Clerk, in support of the Legislative process of the City Council, assigned Council Committees, and Boards or Commissions. Successful applicants must possess strong organizational skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. They must possess exemplary customer service and communication skills to interact effectively and respond to inquiries from the general public, elected officials, and City staff throughout the organization. A successful applicant must work well under pressure, meeting frequent deadlines. Occasional evening work may be required. The Legislative Secretary coordinates preparation of City Council agenda packets, meeting minutes, and calendars; publishes legal notices, hearings, ordinances, etc.; follows-up on Council actions to ensure timely preparation; compiles original documents, transmittal letters, affidavits and exhibits from City Council Meeting agenda items; prepares meeting minutes; processes actions resulting from meetings. Key Responsibilities In order to fulfill these job duties, a Legislative Secretary should have good knowledge of English composition, grammar, spelling and punctuation and be experienced with standard office practices and procedures with the skills necessary to organize, coordinate, and prioritize assigned tasks in order to meet established daily deadlines. The position requires the ability to type 55 words per minute with proficiency using MS Word, or equivalent, with the ability to follow strict formatting requirements for the preparation of meeting agenda, synopsis, and/or minutes for each Council, Committee, Board or Commission meeting. The employee may be expected to learn various software systems including Granicus and become proficient at posting or editing documents for publication on the web and to the GILES Records Database. Agenda : The Legislative Secretary is responsible for preparing a variety of documents (Agendas for City Council, Council Committee, Boards or Commissions) utilizing wording and layout based upon standard formats to ensure consistency and compliance with the City's legislative procedures; posting documents in accordance with State Brown Act and City Open Government requirements. The Legislative Secretary may be responsible for the assembly and distribution of those documents to elected officials, City Administration, media and the public under tight deadlines. Minutes : Responsibilities include attending City Council, Council Committee, Board or Commission meetings and taking complete notes of actions taken while utilizing Granicus software and/or other audio recording equipment to provide for storage and playback. Subsequently, the Legislative Secretary is responsible for preparing a synopsis and/or minutes of the meeting which accurately reflect the course of the proceedings and actions taken by the body for the approval by the City Clerk for publication and distribution within prescribed deadlines. The Legislative Secretary must selectively condense and paraphrase the discussions while exercising care to include relevant materials and to accurately record the vote(s) taken. The development of complete synopsis and/or minutes requires the Legislative Secretary to review all documents on which the Council, Council Committee, Board or Commission has taken action to ensure that the documentation is complete and accurate. Records Management : The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for maintaining records and documents and other public disclosures required under State and local laws to be filed by elected officials, candidates for public office, lobbyists, campaigns, Board and Commission members, designated employees, and other governmental agencies. The Legislative Secretary is responsible for reading, indexing, filing, researching and retrieving documents considered and acted upon by the City Council, Council Committee, Board or Commission, as well as other documents required to be filed with the City Clerk including contracts, agreements, maps, disclosure forms, etc. The Office must respond to requests under the California Public Records Act for information from members of the public and media and/or research information, as well as records and documents requested by various City departments and other public agencies. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and Departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Initiative - exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promote job performance. Customer Service - demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently in a timely, accurate, respectful and friendly manner. Problem Solving - approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - demonstrates a positive attitude and flexibility along with the ability to develop effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Computer Skills - experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Office 365, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. Experience using database applications, PeopleSoft, and FMS. Ability to learn new applications as changing technology and procedures require. Communication Skills - communicates and listens effectively and responds in a timely, effective, positive, and respectful manner, displaying openness to other people's ideas and thoughts; written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form. Multi-Tasking - can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s). Reliability - completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfill s responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate. Combination of training and experience equivalent to the following: Education : Successful completion of high school or equivalent General Education Development (GED) Test or California Proficiency Certificate Experience : Six (6) years of experience in clerical and secretarial work, including two (2) years providing individual support to an executive. Acceptable Substitution : Completion of two (2) years undergraduate course work from an accredited college or university and one (1) year experience assembling and verifying data for complex reports, records, or databases OR acting as lead to clerical staff Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews , one of which may include a practical/writing exercise . You must answer all j ob-specific questions i n order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. In addition, please attach your resume as part of the application process. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Joy Rodriguez at joy.rodriguez@sanjoseca.gov.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 13, 2024
Full Time
The Environmental Services Department (ESD) is a national leader in pollution prevention, watershed protection, utility service provision, and climate action. Together, ESD employees positively impact every resident and business in San Jose. Our department is an exceptional place to start or grow your career. We have a supportive leadership team, numerous professional growth opportunities, and an inclusive workplace culture that is welcoming of your talents! We offer an array of meaningful career paths and value flexibility - offering hybrid work and alternative work schedules in select roles. Additionally, the City offers excellent health and pension benefits, as well as 15 paid holidays! To learn more about ESD, follow @sjenvironment on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram and San Jose Environmental Services on LinkedIn. The Division The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) division is leading one of the largest public works programs in San José's history! The division is responsible for delivering a 10-year capital improvement program estimated at $1.4 billion and assuring the future of wastewater treatment services for 1.7million residents and 17,000 businesses. The CIP division performs the overall planning and project delivery for all aspects of the RWF treatment process, including program administration and budget planning. The division is also supported by a co-located team of consultant staff and staff from the Department of Public Works, who provide program management and construction management services, respectively.The total salary range for the Senior Wastewater Facility Engineer is $153,032.88 - $193,698.96 Annually. This amount includes an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable pay. While final salary will be determined based on a selected candidate's qualifications, due to the specialized nature of these positions, salary offers will likely be in the top third of the Senior Wastewater Facility Engineer salary range. ESD is seeking to fill multiple Senior Wastewater Facility Engineer positions in support of the RWF CIP division. The Senior Wastewater Facility Engineer position is a management classification, reporting to a Principal Wastewater Facility Engineer. This position will work closely with the Program Management Consultant (PMC) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) staff in an integrated Program Management Office (PMO) to deliver a wide variety of capital improvement projects at the RWF. The Senior Wastewater Facility Engineer will serve as a Project Manager through all phases of capital project delivery from project initiation to feasibility development, design, bid and award, construction, testing, start-up and commissioning and post construction for his/her assigned project(s). Responsibilities may include preparing consultant procurement documents (RFQs/RFPs); conducting contract negotiations and administration; directing the preparation and approval of project deliverables prepared by Consultants (i.e. condition assessment reports, alternative analysis reports, conceptual design reports, preliminary design reports, detail design drawings, specifications, permit documents, and construction estimates); preparing Council memos and presentations for contract award. The Senior Wastewater Facility Engineer will also participate in resource planning, staff recruitment and development. They will be responsible for hiring, training, developing, managing, and supervising professional engineering and technical support staff. Projects planned in the coming years include potentially Primary Clarifier Rehabilitation, Secondary Clarifiers Rehabilitation, Aeration Basin Modifications, New Disinfection Facilities, Final Effluent Pump Station, Additional Anaerobic Digester Upgrades, and Yard Piping Improvements. Education and Experience A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, or related engineering discipline AND five (5) years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience in the wastewater treatment industry. Acceptable Substitution A Master's Degree in Environmental Engineering or other related disciplines can be substituted for one year of professional engineering experience. Required Licensing (such as driver's license, certifications, etc.) Certificate of Registration from State of California in a Civil/Mechanical/Chemical professional engineering discipline. Possession of a valid State of California's driver's license.The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with: Applicable professional/technical principles as related to wastewater process and treatment practices, open/closed channel hydraulics, hydraulic modeling, pump design, wastewater collection design and design of various wastewater treatment unit processes. State and federal regulations for wastewater treatment, biosolids, nutrient removal and recycle water. Fundamentals of engineering research and accepted research procedures; Knowledge of engineering mathematics and hydraulic principles. Ability to apply engineering principles to the solution of sanitary engineering problems and to perform engineering studies and make evaluations. Knowledge of emerging new technologies in wastewater treatment Knowledge of wastewater treatment process modeling Knowledge of various standard laboratory test methods for wastewater treatment process Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts, prepare technical reports and council memorandums. Computer Skills- Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance. Leadership- Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational supports and direction. Problem Solving- Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Planning - Acts to align own unit's goals with the strategic direction of the organization; Defines tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources to meet those objectives. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Supervision - Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within avail able resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness. Additional Competencies and/or Desirable Qualifications (Competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities that are more position specific and/or likely to contribute to more successful job performance) A master's degree is highly desirable. An emphasis in Environmental or Hydraulic Engineering is highly desirable. The application deadline is 04/22/2024 . Please allow adequate time to complete the application and submit before the deadline or the system may not save your application. If your online application was successfully submitted, you will receive an automatic confirmation email to the email address you provided. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THE CONFIRMATION, please email CityCareers@sanjoseca.gov and we will research the status of your application. Please contact Human Resources at (408) 535-1285, or Human.Resources@sanjoseca.gov if you have any questions.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 11, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José's Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services is proud to be "Building Community Through Fun" through innovative, creative, and excellent programs and services. Our mission is to build healthy communities through people, parks, and programs. The Department is a steady force in our community, advancing education, health, and social connections. We meet the diverse needs of our community across the lifespan by connecting people to places and people to people. The principles of equity, access, diversity, inclusion, sustainability, and flexibility guide us. The Department creates and activates thriving places where people live, work, play, and learn, which include 48 community centers, 210 parks, Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, nearly 61 miles of trails, and programs and services that touch the lives of individuals and families in our community. We take a fun approach to public service, and value the public's trust. The BeautifySJ Program is a blight reduction, community and neighborhood beautification, and encampment management program within the Community Services Division of the Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services Department. BeautifySJ Programs include, the Graffiti Removal Program, Illegal Dumping Program, Neighborhood Dumpster Day Program, Neighborhood Litter Program, Recreational Vehicle Pollution Prevention Program, Encampment Trash removal Program, Clean Gateways and Cash for Trash Program. The Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department is currently seeking to fill two temporary (Overstrength) full-time Community Activity Specialist vacancy in the BeautifySJ Prorgram. The position is currently funded through June 30, 2026. These two (2) Community Activity Specialist who will support the Encampment Management Team with the implementation of the no return/no encampment zone for encampments. In addition to this assignment, these two positions will assist the encampment abatement teams with weekly abatement activities including noticing encampments, referrals to partner departments for outreach, providing education on encampment setback areas. The position daily engagement with those residing in homeless encampments. Those selected for the positions can expect to work in-person, 40 hours per week with a typical in-person schedule of Monday-Friday. Applicants can also expect at times to work on activities and events and may include evening and weekend work. The duties of this position will consist of: Posting encampment abatement notices at encampments Engaging with those who reside in homeless encampments to educate them on the "no return zone" and other encampment setbacks Working in and near homeless encampment locations Pilot and document best practices for a no-encampment zones Coordinate with city officials, other City Departments, law enforcement, and service providers to ensure a unified approach to clearing and managing encampments Coordinating resources and scheduling workload for efforts including but not limited to Secondary Employment Unit (SEU) requests and scheduling through SJPD outreach service requests to the Housing Department, etc. Process reports and data tracking through the Survey123 system This posting will be used to fill future Community Activity Specialist positions that support neighborhood beautification and encampment management. Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent (General Education Development (GED) Test or California Proficiency Certificate) Experience: Three (3) years of full-time equivalent work experience (6,240 hours) with diverse neighborhoods, residents experiencing homelessness, blight reduction programs, underserved communities, or neighborhood engagement and mobilization. Acceptable Substitutions: Up to two (2) years of undergraduate course work from an accredited college or university (equivalent to at least 60 semester units or 90 quarter units) may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. Certifications: Must possess a valid California Driver's License.The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Job Expertise: Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Communication Skills: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Computer Skills : Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills: Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Flexibility: Makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work processes, timeframes, performance expectations, organizational culture, or work environment. Problem Solving : Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Social Awareness: Demonstrates the ability to read or sense other people's emotions and how they influence the situation of interest or concern; demonstrates empathy and organizational awareness. Knowledge of: Techniques and strategies in working with vulnerable populations. Trauma informed principles. Local government principles. The basic principles and techniques of first aid, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Ability to: Identify and establish positive relationships with residents, organizations, and interjurisdictional partners. Coordinate programs and community events, attend neighborhood and community stakeholder group meetings, and effectively respond to resident and program participant inquiries and concerns. Ability to work and interact effectively with any of these populations: neighborhood group/associations, non-profit organizations, interjurisdictional partners such as City and County, people experiencing unsheltered homelessness and people with diverse backgrounds. Selection Process: The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to all the job specific questions. You must answer all questions to be considered or your application may be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Only those candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Note : Submitting a resume along with your application is desirable for this position. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Taylor Pawlik at Taylor.Pawlik@sanjoseca.gov.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 10, 2024
Full Time
The Environmental Services Department (ESD) is a national leader in pollution prevention, watershed protection, utility service provision, and climate action. Together, ESD employees positively impact every resident and business in San Jose. Our department is an exceptional place to start or grow your career. We have a supportive leadership team, numerous professional growth opportunities, and an inclusive workplace culture that is welcoming of your talents! We offer an array of meaningful career paths and value flexibility - offering hybrid work and alternative work schedules in select roles. Additionally, the City offers excellent health and pension benefits, as well as 15 paid holidays! To learn more about ESD, follow @sjenvironment on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram and San Jose Environmental Services on LinkedIn. The Environmental Services Department is currently seeking to hire three (3) Associate Engineer positions:1 (one) vacancy at Water Resources Division is located at 3025 Tuers Road, San Jose and 2 (two) vacancies at Capital Improvement Project (CIP) division is located at 700 Los Esteros Road, San Jose. About the Water Resources Division: The Water Resources Division is comprised of three sections: Municipal Water System, South Bay Water Recycling, and Operations and Maintenance. The Water Resources Division provides potable water service through the Municipal Water System to the communities of Evergreen, North San José/Alviso, Edenvale, and Coyote. The Water Resources Division also provides recycled water service through the South Bay Water Recycling system to the cities of San Jose, Santa Clara, and Milpitas. South Bay Water Recycling includes 143 miles of pipeline and facilities, including four pump stations, three reservoirs, and Retail Agency Operations and Maintenance activities for over 800 individual customer connections. In addition, the Water Resources Division also leads water conservation efforts for the City of San José. About the Capital Improvement Program Division: Join the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) Capital Improvement Program (CIP) division in leading one of the largest public works programs in San José's history! Check out CIP's website for more information on the $1.4 billion infrastructure construction program currently in its first 10-year phase. While all this planning and construction is ongoing, the facility is in continuous operation, serving 1.4 million residents and over 17,000 businesses in eight cities. Associate Engineer Position at South Bay Water Recycling (SBWR) Section The SBWR section is responsible for system operation and maintenance engineering support, and design and construction of the SBWR Recycling Water System pipeline and facilities. This includes managing the water quality programs, and supporting the conservation program, providing development related support services, ensuring availability of recycling water supply, capital improvements, construction inspection, and engineering support to operations and maintenance. Typical duties for the position include but are not limited to: Supervises staff including prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.Prepares engineering plans, details, project schedule, engineer's cost estimates and specifications. Directs the collection and analysis of water quality samples and reviews and interprets the resulting data including preparing recommendations as may be appropriate. Prepares, coordinates, and implements consultant, contractor, and laboratory analysis agreements. Research technical documents and assist in developing and conducting water quality studies to achieve business objectives and goals. Conducts and/or delegates data analysis, summarizes data with tables and graphs, and prepares reports and/or presentations to explain causes and effects on water quality as required by management. Provides direct support and/or oversees provision of direct support to customers as necessary to respond to water quality-related inquiries. Maintains and assists in optimizing databases that may include but not limited to water quality database, water quality compliant database, etc. Delegates and/or develops programs to maintain full compliance with applicable requirements in water quality, including updating existing plans or creating new plans as necessary to ensure compliance with new water quality regulations. Prepares and/or approves reports for compliance purposes that may include but not limited to: California Division of Drinking Water (DDW) Annual Report, Consumer Confidence Report, Public Health Goal Report. Represents the City with contractors, consulting firms, DDW, EPA, Regional Water Quality Control Board, and other water quality and environmental regulating bodies, as required, and at public meetings concerning City policy on engineering projects. Oversees and prepares plan documents, including but not limited to, Assembling and reviewing plans and specifications for conformance. directs the inspection of major engineering projects, prepares bid documents, solicits bids, facilitates award of contracts, administers the contract, interprets plans and specifications, resolves field problems, gives final inspection, and follows through with acceptance of the project. Associate Engineer Position at Capital Improvement Program The Capital Project Delivery section has a wide variety of responsibilities, including preparing and/or reviews designs, improvement plans, condition assessments, feasibility studies, construction estimates, specifications, and contract documents for capital improvement projects that are prepared by subordinates and/or consultants engaged by the City. Typical duties for the position include but are not limited to: Manages capital improvement projects from concept development to completion, i.e., overseeing, controlling, and guiding projects. Prepares engineering plans, project schedule, engineer's cost estimates and specifications. Negotiates, drafts, and manages consultant agreements and/or construction contracts. Supervises staff including work prioritization, performance evaluations, training and involvement in hiring and disciplinary processes. Oversees the preparation and/or reviews of designs and contracts documents for various of construction projects or engineering related projects. Evaluates and coordinates responses for bid documents and construction documents. Interprets plans and specifications, resolving field problems, conducting inspection, and facilitate project acceptance procedures. Collaborates with construction inspectors and attends field meetings regarding problems in the field during the construction. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the required professional engineering discipline or possession of an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate, and three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience. Acceptable Substitution A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in the required professional engineering discipline may be substituted for one (1) year of professional engineering experience. Exception Associate Engineers working in the Building Division as plan reviewers must have four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in professional civil engineering work with at leas t two (2) years of experience in design and construction of buildings. An EIT certificate is not acceptable as replacement for the required Bachelor's degree. Required Licensing (such as driver's license, certifications, etc.) Certificate of Registration in a relevant professional engineering discipline may be required for some positions. Possession of a valid State of California driver's license may be required. Other licenses or certifications may be required for particular positions, Desirable Licensing or Certifications: Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer (PE) issued by the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists. State of California Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution (D) and/or Water Treatment (T) certification(s). Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies, and federal and state rules and regulations. South Bay Water Recycling - Job Expertise - Knowledge and experience with managing engineering projects and provide supports to Operation and Maintenances, including the management and analysis of lab data, water sampling, compliance reports, and providing technical assistance to internal staff and external customers. Knowledge and experience with water supply, and/or utility design, managing plans, specifications, budgets, computer-aid design (CAD), consultant contracts, and project development implementation/construction. Capital Improvement Program - Job Expertise Proven experience in project management within the realm of capital improvement or related fields. Negotiation skills with a demonstrated ability to draft and manage consultant agreements effectively. Proficiency in design review, contract document preparation, bidding, and construction of capital improvement projects. Knowledge of principles of design for water/wastewater systems, process engineering, and hydraulic principles. Experience working with multiple stakeholders during the design of capital improvement projects, including operations and maintenance staff, consultant staff, and city planning and building code enforcement officials. Excellent leadership abilities, including experience in staff supervision, performance evaluation, and team development. Planning - Acts to align own unit's goals with the strategic direction of the organization; Defines tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources to meet those objectives. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Supervision - Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Computer Skills - experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS Excel and SharePoint cloud-based collaboration systems. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. Employment Eligibility : Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent, or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application. Selection Process: The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise. You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process. Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for each text response. Do you have experience using common computer applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, etc.)? If yes, please describe your experience with each computer application for which you are proficient and provide examples of how you used each. Describe your experience with managing a water quality program. Please describe your role and responsibilities and where you obtained this experience. Describe your experience with utility design/improvements and providing guidance for utility operations. Include your role(s) and responsibilities, duration of experience, and employer(s) where you attained the experience. Do you have capital project delivery experience? If yes, please describe your project management experience, including the type and size of projects you have worked on and your specific role and responsibilities. Do you have experience with preparing budgets and schedules for capital improvement projects and/or programs? If yes, please describe your specific experience. You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and may be withheld from further consideration.
City of San Jose - City Attorney's Office San Jose, CA, USA
Apr 09, 2024
Full Time
The City of San Jose is seeking a senior level manager to direct administrative services for the Office of the City Attorney. This position works with the City Attorney and the senior management team to manage the Office and to develop and implement Office policies and procedures.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 09, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best-managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live, work, and do business.? Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government, and economic activity for the region.? The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values:? Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, and Celebration.? The City' s Housing Department is seeking an individual whose values align with the values of the City's employees. The City of San José Housing Department's mission is to strengthen and revitalize our community through housing and neighborhood investment. The Housing Department is seeking a Development Officer in the Asset Management team to provide oversight of City's affordable housing portfolio. The Development Officer should be well versed in real estate finance, have strong financial and technical skills, and will provide leadership to three (3) Development Specialist positions. The Development Officer is team member in the Residential Development Division (RDD) and will report to the Senior Development Officer of Asset Management. The RDD teams work collaboratively to implement housing and community development programs and projects that benefit San José's low-income communities. The portfolio consists of over 176+ multi-family residential developments, public facilities, shelters, and/or new development projects and over 15,000 housing units. Candidates must be able to understand, interpret, and enforce financing and development agreements. In addition, they must have a general understanding finance and accounting, fair housing, rental laws, and rent limits. The incumbent is responsible for compliance of local/state/federal regulations, ensuring financial viability and providing overall asset strategy and policy development of the portfolio. The Development Officer will also review of title reports, value analysis, coordination and execution of loan documents, processing payoff transactions (including equity-share and interest computations), subordination agreements, reconveyance/recission documents, and the review and underwriting of loans for various housing programs assisting qualified moderate- and low-income homeowners in San Jose. The incumbent will be responsible for managing single family and multifamily assets: Multi-Family Portfolio: Financial reviews of operating budget, capital improvement plans, and audited financial statements; Reviewing, calculating, and auditing cash flow analysis for portfolio assets; Assessing property reserves and approving replacement reserve request; Preparing or provide oversight of loan interest calculations, loan balance audit confirmations, loan payoffs and database maintenance; Assessing, invoicing, collecting fees and payments owed to the City; Preparing annual risk rating assessments of the project loans and calculates the loan loss reserve; Evaluating the financial strength of multifamily apartment projects and making recommendations for solutions to operating issues that are mutually beneficial to the borrower and the City; Tracking property management data and identifying trends, including vacancy rates and rental rates; Reviewing project replacement reserve funds including draw approvals, fund balances, and deposit requirements; Ensuring invoices are issued to collect the net cash flow (residual receipt payments) due to the City; Collection of required project and operating documents from borrower; Reviewing annual tenant income and rent information (rent rolls) submitted by project owners/managers to ensure compliance with applicable affordability and operating covenants; Responsible for coordinating the collection of compliance data including collecting and verifying compliance data in the field, auditing and monitoring on site compliance files. Verification of appropriate insurance coverage to ensure that the City's assets are projected; Reviewing management plans, management agreements, fair housing documents, and other operating documents to ensure they meet appropriate requirements; Collecting and reviewing multifamily revenue bond compliance documents and assisting in reporting to CDLAC and/or other state of federal regulatory bodies; and Calculate rent and income limits as prescribe by regulatory agreements. Single-Family Portfolio: Process payoff transactions, subordination agreements, and reconveyance/recission documents. Review and underwrite loans for various affordable housing programs assisting moderate- and low-income homeowners in San Jose including eligibility for loan deferments Perform analysis of income documentation for both personal and business tax returns to determine program eligibility. Review title reports for liens, encumbrances, and other conditions affecting title, and facilitate in the achievement of clear title. Ensure annual loan compliance is met, including: maintenance of current property insurance, payment of property taxes, owner-occupancy of property, and other requirements as stipulated in the loan. Ensure safe keeping of legal documents and accurate data in Salesforces Work with developers, lenders, escrow officers on single family real estate transactions Calculate income limits and affordable housing costs Knowledge and skill set required for the position: The position requires a person who can coordinate effectively with City staff from other departments, outside agencies, and developers; work well both independently and as part of a team; and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Other attributes include: Strong financial and technical skills Strong analytical skills to evaluate risks and strategies Strong real estate finance and due diligence review of real estate assets Experience in affordable housing Ability to building significant relationships with outside organizations, city staff and key stakeholders This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other division or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Housing, Geography, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Sociology or related field and four (4) years of increasingly responsible directly related work experience, including one (1) year performing work of a similar nature and level as Development Specialist with the City of San José. Acceptable Substitution Additional related experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Required Licensing (such as driver's license, certifications, etc.) Possession of a valid State of California driver's license may be required for some assignments. (Incumbents may be required to have different combinations of the listed qualifications, or more specific job-related qualifications depending on the position.) Basic Competencies (Needed at entry into the job in order to perform the essential duties.) Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and exp erience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Demonstrates knowledge or experiences with loan compliance and asset management for affordable housing developments. Demonstrates experience in finance, lending, real estate development or related field with a strong financial and asset management background. Knowledge of urban renewal, neighborhood preservation, low-income housing programs or affordable housing development. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Collaboration - Develops networks and builds alliances; engages in cross-functional activities. Fiscal Management - Understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Supervision - Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness. Additional Competencies and/or Desirable Qualifications (Competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities that are more position specific and/or likely to contribute to more successful job performance.) Knowledge of affordable housing and loan management practices. Knowledge of concepts and objectives of commercial and industrial development agencies. Knowledge of implementing street-based outreach, case management, and interventions for the homeless. Ability to conduct inclusive outreach and community engagement, processes, and work with racially diverse groups and community advocacy groups including homeless people or at-risk of homelessness populations. Ability to speak a second language (Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Tagalog are preferred). Ability to build understanding of key issues affecting persons experiencing housing instability and/or homelessness. Experience working in encampments, shelters, interim, transitional and/or permanent supportive housing. Knowledge of loan underwriting and title and escrow processes. Knowledge of real estate finance, appraisal and marketing practices. Knowledge of best practices in providing homeless services, and experience with governmental programs transitioning homeless into interim and permanent affordable housing. Benefits The City of San Jose offers a wide range of core health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Disability, and Savings Plans. Please visit the City's benefits page for detailed information on coverage, cost, and dependent coverage. For information on the City's Retirement Plan(pension for full-time employees), please visit the Office of Retirement Services website . You will be able to view information based on different Sworn/Federated job classification. In additional to the benefits above, there is an additional perks site to explore further benefits of working for the City of San Jose like paid leave, educational reimbursements, and holiday pay are specific to the job classification and union membership. Additional Information: Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application. Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. Please allow adequate time to complete the application and submit before the deadline or the system may not save your application. If your online application was successfully submitted, you will receive an automatic confirmation email to the email address you provided. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THE CONFIRMATION, please email CityCareers@sanjoseca.gov and we will research the status of your application.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 07, 2024
Full Time
San José Clean Energy, or SJCE, is San José's local, not-for-profit electricity supplier operated by the City of San José's Energy Department. Since 2019, our dedicated and motivated team has provided clean energy for residents and businesses at competitive rates, while also offering community programs, local benefits, and increased transparency and accessibility. San José Clean Energy serves more than 350,000 customers and has a peak load of almost 1 GW. SJCE is responsible for purchasing over 4,500 GWh of electricity annually and has an annual operating budget of over $300 million. Serving our community with respect and integrity is at the core of what we do. Joining our team means that you will be making a big impact and in the forefront in the fight against climate change. SJCE plays an important role in meeting San José's ambitious goal to be carbon neutral by 2030 and in implementing Climate Smart San José, the City's climate action plan. SJCE centers equity in its drive to provide clean, renewable energy at competitive rates and provide local benefits. Since inception, SJCE has sprinted ahead to now provide 60% renewable and 95% carbon-free energy in our base product and has contracted to add over 1GW of new solar, wind, and battery storage to the grid. SJCE's low carbon energy supply is foundational as we work to meet the electrification goals outlined in Climate Smart San José. For more information about San José Clean Energy, please visit: www.sanjosecleanenergy.org . The department is seeking to fill one (1) full-time Senior Power Resources Specialist position to support the Risk Management and Contracts Administration Division. This position is part of an exciting fast-paced team responsible for mitigating risks and managing a power portfolio comprised of hundreds of MegaWatts of renewable energy projects. The selected candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities: Manage and lead the administration of power purchase agreements (herein, referred as "power supply agreements"), including monitoring and ensuring compliance with contractual obligations. Review, understand and interpret power supply agreements; Develop and implement processes to ensure the power supply agreements are managed and settled timely, accurately, efficiently and in compliance with the contracted terms. Prepare, review and verify the accuracy of power supply settlement statements and invoices from counterparty power supply agreements and CAISO. Review and verify accuracy of the power supply prepayment transaction related invoices and ensure timely settlement. Interpret, analyze, communicate and resolve issues that arise during contract administration and manage the dispute resolution process with counterparties and CAISO in co-ordination with the Power Scheduling Agent. Develop procedures for invoice verification and oversight over settlement support functions. Collaborate with internal and external parties during negotiations and execution of power supply agreements and advise on implications to settlements process. Lead the development of analytics to validate settlements, measure contract performance and compliance. Responsible for driving process improvements in contract management. Responsible for ensuring RCA Staff team maintains an understanding of existing and new regulatory laws related to California energy markets that could impact power procurement. Provide technical advice and guidance to staff as needed. Understand SJCE Risk Management Policy and Regulations and application of relevant provisions for contract administration. Perform other duties that may be assigned. The Risk Management and Contracts Administration Division is responsible for providing independent oversight of the risks in transacting for energy products and services as well as ensuring compliance with adopted risk management policies and procedures. This unit provides strategic support to facilitate the development and execution of various power supply agreements, and also manages the contracts administration and settlements function. Competencies: The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures, policies, and federal and state rules and regulations. Demonstrates knowledge and experience in the energy industry, financial modeling, risk analysis or financial data analysis. Degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Financial Engineering, Finance, Accounting or analytical degree related field to utility business are highly desirable. Analytical Thinking - Approaches a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Collaboration - Develops networks and builds alliances; engages in cross-functional activities. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Leadership - Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational supports and direction. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Selection Process: The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application, resume and answers to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be interviewed. To be considered for this vacancy, candidates must answer all job specific questions and complete all sections in the on-line application (including education and work experience); otherwise, applications will be deemed incomplete. If you have any questions about the duties of this position, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Adrienne Barreto at adrienne.barreto@sanjoseca.gov Additional Information: Please note that applicants are not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose's website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers . The application deadline is 11:59 PM on Monday May 6 , 2024. Please allow adequate time to complete the application and submit before the deadline or the system may not save your application. If your online application was successfully submitted, you will receive an automatic confirmation email to the email address you provided. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THE CONFIRMATION, please email CityCareers@sanjoseca.gov and we will research the status of your application. E-mail will be the default method of correspondence with applicants. To ensure that you receive timely notifications regarding your application status for this recruitment, please enter a valid e-mail address when submitting your application. Salary Information: The current salary range for Senior Power Sources Specialist is: $135,211.44 - $165,634.56 yearly. Bargaining Unit: City Association of Management Personnel (CAMP) The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate's qualifications and experience. These range includes an approximate five (%5) ongoing pensionable pay. Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Law, Natural Resources, Statistics, or related field to utility business. Experience : Three (3) years of experience in energy resources operations, planning, purchasing, scheduling, or contract negotiations. Required Licensing: Possession of a valid State of California driver's license may be required. Form 700 Requirement: This position required a disclosure of outside investments, real property interest, income, and business positions. You must complete and file an "Assuming Office Form 700" with the City Clerk's Office within the first 30 days of employment with the office.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 06, 2024
Full Time
The San José Fire Department's (SJFD) core mission is to serve the community by protecting life, property, and the environment through prevention and response. SJFD is a high-volume, high-performance, all-risk Fire Department that protects approximately 200 square miles including, residential, commercial, high-rise, wildland interface areas, and a number of high-hazard occupancies. For additional information visit sjfd.org. To apply, please complete an application via the City of San José's website at: https://www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers . The San José Fire Department is currently seeking to fill one ( 1 ) full-time Analyst I/II vacanc y in the Bureau of EMS & Training (BET). Salary range ( s ) for this classification is/ are: Analyst I: $85,525.44 - $103,958.40 Analyst II: $93,344.16 - $113,436.96 This salary range(s) includes an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation. Actual salary shall be determined by the final candidates' qualifications and experience. The Analyst I/II position in the Bureau of EMS & Training (BET) reports directly to the EMS Division Battalion Chief . The BET EMS Division Analyst I/II position will primarily support EMS Performance Analytics, contractual performanc e compliance , special studies, grant administration, and other EMS general administrati ve activities. Analyst I: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and no experience required . Analyst II: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university AND two (2) years of increasingly responsible professional staff analytic or administrative experience conducting studies, organizing and analyzing data, and preparing reports, recommendations, or conclusions for a functional area in the budget, finance, grant administration, organizational analysis, general administration, or human resources. Acceptable Substitution: Additional years of experience in a position comparable to the Staff Specialist with the City of San José in areas such as budget, finance, grant administration, organizational analysis, general administration, or human resources may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Licenses or Certificates: Possession of a valid California driver's license may be required for some assignments. The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices specific to emergency response services, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate. Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Communication - Communicates and listens effectively and responds in an timely, effective, positive and respectful manner; written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form responds to statements and comments of others in a way that reflects understanding of the content and the accompanying emotion; asks clarifying questions to assure understanding of what the speaker intended, ensures consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility. Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS Excel, MS PowerBI, Firehouse (or other record management system), FirstWatch (or other online compliance monitoring platform) and TELESTAFF. Multi-Tasking - Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s). Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Selection Process: The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to all the job specific questions. You must answer all questions to be considered or your application may be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Only those candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise. You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions IN DETAIL during the online application process. Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit , including spaces, for each text response. Describe your experience developing and maintaining spreadsheets and databases. In your response, include the organization (s), your role (s), scope of your responsibilities, and duration of employment. Describe your experience developing and applying analytical tools and models to track data. In your response, include the organization (s) where you obtained your experience, your role (s), scope of your responsibilities, and duration of employment. Describe your experience with contract compliance and performance monitoring. Describe your experience working with public safety or analytical applications. Describe your experience working with large data sets. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Vaishali Vashistha at vaishali.vashistha@sanjoseca.gov . The application deadline is Monday, April 22, 2024 at 11:59 PM.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 06, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José's quality of life is unsurpassed. Surrounded by the Diablo and Santa Cruz Mountain ranges and enjoying an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, residents have easy access to the beaches along the California coast including Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Carmel-by-the-Sea. The Sierra Nevadas with Yosemite and Lake Tahoe, the wine country of the Napa Valley, and the rich cultural and recreational life of the entire Bay region are all nearby. San José is proud of its rich cultural diversity and global connections. The Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department of the City of San Jose, CA (population approximately 950,767) is looking for a collaborative leader with a proven record to think strategically, enhance operational efficiencies, deliver high-quality programs and services, communicate skillfully, and attract, develop, and empower talented results-oriented leaders throughout the department. The successful candidate will be expected to continuously demonstrate interpersonal skills and judgment to create trust, deliver results, and influence a positive inclusive culture. The Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department creates and activates thriving places where people live, work, play, and learn, which include 46 community centers, 10 regional parks, 202 neighborhood parks, Happy Hollow Park and Zoo, 293 playgrounds and almost 65 miles of trails, and programs and services that touch the lives of individuals and families in our community. In partnership with the Director, the Assistant Director provides leadership of the organization and strategic guidance to the four Deputy Directors. Reporting to the Director, this position is charged with running the complex day-to-day operations of the agency with 575 full-time staff and nearly 300 part-time staff (benefited and unbenefited) and an operating budget of approximately $30 million along with revenue sources including capital, grants, revenue generation and other special funds. CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, recreation administration, parks management, or related field; a master's degree is preferred. Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in business management, business administration and/or relevant experience is required. Experience at a level equivalent to Deputy Director or higher in a mid-size or large diverse community is desirable. Experience managing a work unit equivalent to a major division within a public agency is strongly preferred. Experience in both parks and recreation is desirable but not required. Application Deadline: April 19, 2024 Applications for this position MUST be submitted at the MGT/GovHR website . For a full job description and to apply, click here .
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 06, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best managed cities and one of the top 10 cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, and Celebration. The City's Airport Department is seeking an individual whose values align with the values of the City's employees. Prior to the impact of COVID, the Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) served more than 15 million passengers annually with 450 peak daily departures and arrivals on 13 international and domestic carriers to 50+ nonstop destinations. SJC has been one of America's fastest-growing major airports over the past four-year period, based on percentage increase in passenger seat capacity. We are looking for team members who can work toward our Mission Statement to "Connect, Serve and Inspire" and our Vision Statement to "Transform how Silicon Valley Travels". For more information about SJC, visit http://www.flysanjose.com .San José Mineta International Airport (SJC) is seeking to fill a Systems Applications Programmer I position for the Application & End User Support Team in the Airport Technology Services Unit. The Unit has the responsibility for administering the Airport's network & telecom infrastructure, outside plant infrastructure, data centers, application services, Helpdesk, desktop support, website services, business process improvement initiatives, and the project management office (PMO). Along with these services, the Airport Technology Services Department team also provides services to the airlines, City staff, and tenants. The SAP I will provide applications systems solutions and support for users at SJC and will be responsible for: • Providing programming / technical level support for the Airport's intranet, built on SharePoint Online (SPO). • Providing technical level support to implement BPA (Business Process Automation) tools on SPO. This includes providing SimpliGov, WorkFlow, Power Automate, MS Teams, and other similar No-Code / Low-Code technology solutions. • Implementing and deploying new applications releases - such as Bentley Projectwise Document Management System and Airport ERP (i.e. Propworks). These are systems that have been purchased by the Airport and currently run on-premise. Airport IT provides platform support and Level 1 applications support for these systems. On-going systems enhancements and level 2 support (and beyond) are provided by the application vendors. • Maintaining and enhancing Airport applications using tools including SQL server, Microsoft Visual Studio, and similar applications development tools. • Development, deployment, and support of Airport specific tools and applications tools as appropriate to improve Airport business processes and procedures. In addition to the citywide SAP skills requirements, the following technical skills will be essential: • Microsoft SQL Server • Oracle SQL Plus/SQL Developer • Visual Studios • SharePoint, SPO • Microsoft Office 365 technologies and tools, Workflow, Power Automate, and Microsoft Teams • PHP • Azure • JavaScript • HTML • CSS This is the first level in the Systems Applications Programmer Series and incumbents are expected to be able to perform all normal programming functions related to standard jobs not involving unusual applications. Incumbents receive routine analytic assignments as well as straightforward programming work. Salary range for this classification is: $81,790.80 - $99,437.52 This salary range(s) includes an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation. Actual salary shall be determined by the final candidates' qualifications and experience. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. Education A Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Experience One (1) year experience in computer systems applications programming. Acceptable Substitutions Additional years of directly related work experience may be substituted for up to a maximum of two (2) years of the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. There will be no substitute for the one (1) year work experience requirement. Employment Eligibility Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent, or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application. Candidates are required to satisfactorily complete and pass a fingerprint based Criminal History Records Check prior to being considered for a position in this class at the Airport. This Airport position requires a background check and a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check. The candidate must be fingerprinted and qualify under all applicable TSA and Airport regulations. Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of the principles of computer programming and program documentation procedures. Knowledge of fundamentals of systems design. Ability to learn to perform systems applications programming and analytical work of routine difficulty. Ability to think logically and follow detailed instructions. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Competency Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of principles and practices of electronic data processing, including a higher level language. Knowledge of the use of internet technology. Knowledge of and ability to use graphic user interface technology or application development tools. Knowledge of and ability to use client/server technology. Ability to use computer programs involved in the performance of job functions. Ability to analyze procedures and data, and develop logical conclusions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others. Selection Process: The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to all the job specific questions. You must answer all questions to be considered or your application may be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Only those candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews. The application deadline is 11:59 PM on Monday, April 29, 2024. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Kit Kwan at KKwan@sjc.org .
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 05, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José is a place where we use civic technology to help our community thrive. As the 10th largest city in the nation, the City manages a large set of services and assets. The City operates on a budget of $5 billion, with 7,000 employees serving 1+ million residents and 80,000 businesses in the heart of Silicon Valley. Information Technology's (IT) mission: Put powerful tools and information in the hands of people to unleash their brilliance in service to our community. IT enables that mission through business and infrastructure systems, cybersecurity, data management and analysis, productivity and collaboration tools, the San Jose 311 resident experience platform, data equity and privacy programs, and strategic planning. San Jose is powered by truly great people, a robust technology environment, and a strong sense of purpose. We promote work-life integration and a focus on growth to bring out the best in our people. Come join us in making San Jose the most vibrant, equitable, sustainable, and innovative city in America! You can visit the Information Technology Department website to learn more about us. NOTE - The first review of applications will be on Monday, April 22, 2024. Please submit your application by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on Friday, April 19, 2024, if you would like your application to be included in the first review. Candidates who pass the first application review round will be invited to interviews on the week of April 29, 2024. The City of San José is recruiting for an Infrastructure and Operations Support Manager, Emergency Operations Center in the Information Technology Department. As a technical manager, this position will be responsible for overseeing infrastructure service and day-to-day operations for the City's Emergency Operation Center (EOC). The Infrastructure and Operations Support Manager, Emergency Operations Center supports the essential technologies needed to operate the City's EOC in disasters, including the core network infrastructure, computing servers, storage, enterprise applications, collaboration tools, Mobile Device Management (MDM), and Motorola Computer Dispatch workstations. The EOC technologies include a multi-layer redundant/backup network connectivity with a localized data center, servers, and storage. This allows the EOC's technology services available during large-scale emergency events. This position requires strong technical hands-on experience and leadership skills as well as the ability to take initiative and direct others. We are seeking an individual with a willingness to adapt to an ever-changing business as well as an ever-changing technical environment. The ideal candidate must be able to take full ownership of managing and delegating the services of IT infrastructure, business collaboration tools, and City applications to support the EOC and lead projects to completion. Infrastructure operations include identity management, private and public cloud infrastructure, server virtualization, system management, and monitoring, client and server Windows Operating Systems and client applications, etc. Business collaboration tools include Microsoft Office 365 Productivity Suite, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, related Office 365 Suite offerings, Zoom, etc. City applications include GIS, desktop applications, etc. This position demands a proven ability to resolve complex technical issues with limited resources. A strong leadership mindset, the ability to collaborate well with teams, and a strong civil servant mentality are essential to this position. The Infrastructure and Operations Support Manager for the Emergency Operations Center is a member of the IT Department with a mission to support the EOC. The work plan defines the business requirements with priorities set by the Office of Emergency Management. As a member of the EOC response team, the Infrastructure and Operations Support Manager, Emergency Operations Center will need to be available onsite to support the emergency event. Work hours during an emergency event could be after the City's business hours or on the weekend. Duties may include but are not limited to: Providing technical leadership for the City's enterprise infrastructure which includes: network, servers, hyperconverged infrastructure, desktops and mobile devices, Active Directory, VPN, Federation Service, Public/Private Cloud support, enterprise storage, system management and monitoring, enterprise system backups and restore, as well as Disaster Recovery of EOC IT services. Leading advanced troubleshooting and triage responsibilities for infrastructure issues to ensure service availability to meet service level expectations. Validating and managing system configuration changes to ensure successful system upgrades and configuration changes to the production environment. Developing technical guidelines and governance framework to ensure best practices and security. Triaging, leading, and resolving advanced infrastructure issues and service outages. Leading project implementation to completion. Coordinating communication and IT service needs with Public Safety and departments. Managing asset life cycle, including tracking, replacement, and surplus of equipment. Managing infrastructure maintenance and support contracts. Providing technical leadership and IT training to EOC staff and City employees Please note that the Infrastructure and Operations Support Manager, Emergency Operation Center position is currently eligible for a hybrid telework schedule. The schedule for working remotely and onsite is subject to change. Salary Information: The final candidate's qualifications and experience shall determine the actual salary. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Enterprise Supervising Technology Analyst (ESTA) classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. Salary Range (including the 5% NPWI): $136,237.92 - $ 166,005.84 The ESTA classification is represented by the City Association of Management Personnel (CAMP) bargaining unit. Education and Experience: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field, AND four (4) years of progressively responsible professional/journey level experience, of which at least two (2) years of experience include lead technical work in development, implementation and maintenance of electronic business systems/solutions, or application development and/or support. Acceptable Substitution: Additional years of increasingly responsible directly related work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis up to two (2) years. Completion of a Master's Degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of the required two (2) years of experience which include lead technical work in development, implementation and maintenance of electronic business systems/solutions or application development and/or support. Required Licensing (such as driver's license, certifications, etc.): Possession of a valid State of California driver's license may be required. Certification as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) or equivalent certification from a professional organization acceptable to the City of San Jose may be required. Passing a San Jose Police Department background check and FEMA training and certification are conditions of employment. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstra ted in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices including Enterprise Architecture, technical project management, application lifecycle management, and applicable industry applications/systems platform tools. Breadth of expertise to enable managing major technology services, programs, and products across multiple departmental technology environments and ensuring cross coordination between departments, including adherence with Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. The ideal candidate will also possess a combination of the following knowledge and experience: Strong technical hands-on experience in designing, managing, and troubleshooting current technologies such as: Network (Ruckus) L2/L3 switches; Hyperconverged Infrastructure (Nutanix); Private Virtual Infrastructure and NSX (VMWare); Azure Public Cloud Infrastructure; Configuration Management (SCCM); Identity Management (Active Directory, Federation Services, Azure Active Directory); Windows OS (Desktop Windows 10 and 11, Server OS 2016 and above); Enterprise Backup and Restore, Disaster Recovery; Microsoft Office 365 Productivity Suite and Collaboration Tools; Mobile Device Management (Microsoft Intune, VMware Workspace One); and/or Powershell scripting Experience in leading Incident Response and Change Management. Experience creating and updating technical documentation. Understand infrastructure operations, security best practices, and Disaster and Recovery. Ability to train end users on the use of computers and related applications Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Leadership - Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational supports and direction. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to all the job-specific questions . You must answer all questions to be considered, or your application may be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Only those candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical and/or writing exercise. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection, or the hiring processes, please contact Tram Nguyen at tramt.nguyen@sanjoseca.gov .
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 04, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best managed cities and one of the top 10 cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration. The City's Airport Department is seeking an individual whose values align with the values of the City's employees. Prior to the impact of COVID, the San José Mineta International Airport (SJC) served more than 15 million passengers annually with 450 peak daily departures and arrivals on 13 international and domestic carriers to 50+ nonstop destinations. SJC has been one of America's fastest-growing major airports over the past four-year period, based on percentage increase in passenger seat capacity. We are looking for team members who can work toward our Mission Statement to "Connect, Serve and Inspire" and our Vision Statement to "Transform how Silicon Valley Travels". For more information about SJC, visit http://www.flysanjose.com .San José Mineta International Airport (SJC) is proud to offer an exciting and unique opportunity for a team member who brings positive energy and is motivated to shape the future of the Airport. The Airport team is passionate about everything our Airport has to offer to the Silicon Valley, our travelling public and visitors, and is seeking a technical professional who will share this passion. This great work environment makes this an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated and results-oriented leader willing to join our Airport team in progressing the Airport's strategic vision. Under the leadership and direction of the Deputy Director of the Planning and Development Division for the Airport, the Senior Engineer position is a strategic leader that leads a wide range of professional and para-professional team members who perform a variety of multi-disciplinary Airport projects in the development, management, and delivery of projects in the Airport Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the Airport Master Plan Program of various and considerable complexities. The Senior Engineer must possess in depth knowledge and expertise in the theories, principles, practices, and techniques related to civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, and/or geotechnical engineering, architecture, and capital project delivery. Demonstrated experience in airport construction projects which provides innovative solutions for complex challenges is expected. The Senior Engineer is responsible for collaboration with other Airport Divisions, City Departments, airlines, external agencies, and tenants potentially impacted by the CIP and the Master Plan program. In addition, the position will ensure program compliance with Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration, Customs and Border Protection, and other agencies that may have impacts and jurisdictions to the projects. The Airport is a dynamic organization, and the successful candidate must by willing to lead through a changing environment with emotional intelligence. The candidate selected will be an individual who will support and lead through their work efforts the Strategic Vision, Mission and Goals established for the Airport Department. The ideal candidate shall have experience in enhancing a service-oriented work environment while planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the performance of assigned team members; establishing performance requirements and personal development targets; and providing coaching to enhance performance and continuous development of the assigned team. Candidates should have a proven track record of building strong, collaborative relationships with stakeholders of all kinds, including residents, businesses, elected officials, and other professional staff. Candidates should also be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and have the capacity to drive forward with high priority initiatives while managing daily workload. Actual salary shall be determined by the final candidates' qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Engineer classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. (These qualifications are typically required. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be substituted.) Education and Experience A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in the required professional engineering discipline and five (5) years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience. Required Licensing (such as driver's license, certifications, etc.) Certificate of Registration in a relevant professional engineering discipline. All plan reviewer positions in the Building Division require registration as a Civil Engineer or Architect with the State of California. Possession of a valid State of California's driver's license may be required. When assigned to the Planning Division, possession of a valid Building Plan Examiner certification from the International Code Council (ICC) within 6 months of employment. Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application. Candidates are required to satisfactorily complete and pass a fingerprint based Criminal History Records Check prior to being considered for a position in this class at the Airport. This Airport position requires a background check and a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check. The candidate must be fingerprinted and qualify under all applicable TSA and Airport regulations.(Incumbents may be required to have different combinations of the listed qualifications, or more specific job-related qualifications depending on the position.) Basic Competencies (Needed at entry into the job in order to perform the essential duties. Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Analytical Thinking - Approaches a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance.< li>Leadership -Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational supports and direction. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Planning - Acts to align own unit's goals with the strategic direction of the organization; Defines tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources to meet those objectives. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives Additional Competencies and/or Desirable Qualifications (Competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities that are more position specific and/or likely to contribute to more successful job performance) A Master's degree is highly desirable. When assigned to the Fire Department, possession of a valid International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Fire Plans Examiner or Fire Inspector is highly desirable. Selection Process To apply, please complete an application via the City of San Jose's website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers . The final filing date for this job announcement is Monday, May 6, 2024. The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Kit Kwan at kkwan@sjc.org .
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Apr 01, 2024
Full Time
The City of San José Housing Department is a leader in the development of affordable housing. Its mission is to strengthen and to revitalize our community through housing and neighborhood investment. The Housing Department provides loans for the development of affordable housing and manages a portfolio of over 17,000 housing units with a total value that exceeds $700 million. Over the next five years, the City Council has a goal of creating 25,000 housing units, 10,000 of which will be affordable. The Housing Department has an operating budget of approximately $19 million and 110 employees. The Housing Department is committed to creating and supporting a diverse work environment with a staff that values inclusion. The Development Officer will be assigned to the Multifamily Project Development Program and will manage all phases of affordable housing lending. The position will oversee activities and programs within the Affordable Housing Production Division. The Development Officer reports to a Senior Development Officer. The Development Officer will be responsible for reviewing the structure of multi-family financing proposals for new construction and preservation of affordable housing. Tasks will include, but not be limited to: working with affordable housing developers and community groups to proactively manage affordable housing projects from the earliest stages through completion; underwriting loans for the production, rehabilitation and preservation of affordable rental housing with tax credit and/or tax-exempt bond financing, with a focus on determining feasibility and effect on the City's repayments, risks and policy objectives; reviewing financial statements and proformas for feasibility; managing support staff. The ideal candidate for this position will be comfortable working in a diverse environment and have extensive experience at a management level in banking, lending or real estate development with a strong underwriting, loan servicing and regulatory compliance background. In addition, the ideal candidate will be a team player and have demonstrated values that align with the City of San Jose's values of: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, Celebration and Diversity. Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Housing, Geography, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Sociology or related field and four (4) years of increasingly responsible directly related work experience, including one (1) year performing work of a similar nature and level as Development Specialist with the City of San José. Acceptable Substitution Additional related experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Required Licensing (such as driver's license, certifications, etc.) Possession of a valid State of California driver's license may be required for some assignments. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Demonstrates extensive experience at a management level in banking, lending or real estate development with strong underwriting, loan servicing and regulatory compliance background. Collaboration - Develops networks and builds alliances; engages in cross-functional activities. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. Meeting Ethical Standards - When confronted with ethical dilemmas, acts in a way that reflects relevant law, policy and procedures, agency values, and personal values. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Supervision - Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness.