City of Huntington Beach

THE COMMUNITY

The City of Huntington Beach is located on the shore of the Pacific Ocean in northwestern Orange County, 40 miles south of Los Angeles and 90 miles north of San Diego. As the fourth largest city in Orange County, with a population near 200,000 residents, Huntington Beach is known as “Surf City USA” due to its abundance of beaches, sunny, warm Mediterranean climate and casual lifestyle. Huntington Beach covers 28 square miles of land, 26 square miles of water, and is the 24th largest city in California. With more than 8 miles of uninterrupted beach along the Pacific Ocean, the City also plays host to an annual visitor population of over 11 million people, especially during the summer, special events and weekends.

 

Huntington Beach has one of the largest pleasure piers in the world and has the longest concrete pier in the State. The City’s park system includes 58 public parks (with a dog park), riding stables and the largest city-owned and operated regional park in Orange County — Huntington Central Park. Also within the City’s boundaries are five recreation centers (including a senior center), three miles of equestrian trails, two golf courses, 72 tennis courts, a marina and a protected wildlife preserve. Running parallel to Pacific Coast Highway and just steps from the ocean is an eight-mile strand perfect for biking, inline skating, jogging or a leisurely stroll.

 The City is centrally located to all major attractions in Orange County including the Disney Resorts, the Orange County Performing Arts Center and Repertory Theater, and the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific. The City is home to the International Surfing Museum, the Surfing Walk of Fame, Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, Huntington Harbour and the Huntington Beach Art Center. Huntington Beach draws some of the largest crowds in the world to such professional sporting events as the U.S. Open of Surfing, Van’s World Championship of Skateboarding and AVP Pro Beach Volleyball.

 There are 35 elementary schools, five public high schools and one community college (Golden West College) located within Huntington Beach. The City has a world-class library located within the 365-acre Central Park as well as four additional branch libraries. In addition, Orange Coast College; the University of California, Irvine; and California State Universities at Long Beach and Fullerton are located in close proximity.

 There are over 117,000 households within a five-mile radius of the Huntington Beach Civic Center. The average family household income is $122,851, ranking one of the highest in the nation based on the top 100 largest cities in the country.

 

THE CITY GOVERNMENT

Founded in the late 1880s, Huntington Beach was incorporated as a Charter City in 1909. Huntington Beach has a City Council/ City Manager form of government. The City Council has seven members who are elected at large, on a non-partisan basis, to four-year overlapping terms. City Council members are limited to two consecutive 4-year terms. There are three elected department heads - the City Attorney, City Clerk and City Treasurer. The position of Mayor is filled on a rotating basis.

 The City of Huntington Beach is organized into 13 major departments including City Treasurer, City Clerk, City Attorney, City Manager, Community Development, Community Services, Finance, Fire, Human Resources, Information Services, Library Services, Police, and Public Works.

 The City has approximately 1,600 full and part-time employees and a total budget of approximately $345 Million

 

 

 

25 job(s) at City of Huntington Beach

City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 13, 2020
Seasonal
The City of Huntington Beach is seeking to hire responsible men and women to provide first-line lifeguard protection at the City's beautiful beaches. Ocean Lifeguards primarily perform ocean rescues, perform preventative actions and provide medical aid as needed. Additional Compensation: 5% is paid to individuals with EMT certification 5% is paid to individuals with bilingual skills The MARINE SAFETY DIVISION of the FIRE DEPARTMENT is responsible for responding to all aquatic emergencies within the city limits. Over 16 million visitors enjoy the City's beaches annually, during which the Marine Safety Division averages more than 4,500 rescues each year. The division provides lifeguard services for approximately 4.75 miles of City-operated beach. The Marine Safety Division may respond to mutual aids and other aquatic emergencies throughout Orange County. All Recurrent Ocean Lifeguards work under the direct supervision of Marine Safety Officers who in turn report to Marine Safety Lieutenants and are under the direction of the Marine Safety Division Chief. Approximately 170 Lifeguards are employed each year. Examples of Essential Duties Lifeguards an assigned area from a tower or emergency rescue vehicle Performs ocean rescues, informs bathers and boaters of hazardous ocean conditions, and removes dangerous objects from the beach and ocean area Performs routine and preventative maintenance on towers, vehicle, equipment and other facilities within an assigned area Maintains daily records of activities and completes reports on same Interacts with the public on the beach; answers questions and assists patrons with problems and advises of Municipal Ordinances Operates specialized lifesaving equipment and performs various first aid practices of a highly skilled nature Participates in all rescue, first aid and aquatic emergencies until relieved by a supervisor Performs other related duties as required Qualifications Minimum Age: 17 by July 1, 2020 - Proof required   (Age 16 for HB City Beach Junior Guards who have received rank of Captain and are recommended by MS Management)   Vision: 20/40 uncorrected in both eyes or 20/40 corrected (by contacts only) in both eyes.   Health: Excellent, including good hearing   License: A valid CA drivers license with an acceptable driving record may be required. Other: A pre-placement medical exam and drug screening will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. PERFORMANCE EXAM DATES Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020 Time: 8:00 AM Location: Lifeguard Headquarters, 103 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, CA INTERVIEWS - Sunday, February 16, 2020 by invitation only PERFORMANCE EXAM EVENTS The performance exam tentatively consists of 3 physical events (subject to change): 1,000 yard ocean swim 500 yard ocean swim (surf sprint)  1,500 yard run-swim-run. All events are conducted in prevailing conditions around and through the Huntington Beach Pier. Applicants must satisfactorily complete all phases of the performance exam to be eligible for further consideration.   SELECTION PROCESS Candidates successfully completing all components of the Performance Exam will be placed on a list based on time results. The top qualified candidates will be invited to an assigned oral interview time between 8:00 AM and 6 PM on Sunday, February 16, 2020. Based on the combined results of the performance exam and the oral interview, the top qualified candidates will be invited into the Lifeguard Academy. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical exam, drug screen, swim test and Live Scan DOJ fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. The employment physical will be conducted by a physician designated by the City. Upon hire, employees are subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Recurrent Ocean Lifeguards are "At Will" employees who work on a seasonal, as needed, basis. Hours vary and will include weekends and holidays. Note: A second recruitment MAY be conducted in May of 2020 with a Lifeguard Academy in June 2020.  If  so, candidates may be required to resubmit applications/forms and may be required to participate again in the Performance Exams. LIFEGUARD ACADEMY Training classes are conducted at the Lifeguard Headquarters from 8 AM to 6 PM, March 21, 22, 28, 29, April 4, 5, 11, 18, 19, 25, 26 and and May 2, 2020. New Hires are required to attend all scheduled classes.  Any absences must be pre-approved by the Marine Safety Division Chief or designee. Lifeguards will be compensated during training at the rate of $18.65 per hour. New Hires will receive lifeguard equipment (i.e. uniform, fins, sunglasses, etc.) and an annual beach parking pass. CERTIFICATIONS: Upon successful completion of the Lifeguard Academy, candidates will receive certification by the Red Cross in CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Emergency Medical Response. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Must have physical strength, endurance, and ability required to perform the essential functions of the job, including: swimming, running, walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, pulling, pushing, sitting for extended periods of time and the ability to drag up to 150 pounds. Must be able to withstand prolonged exposure to the beach and ocean environment, including prolonged exposure to cold weather, water, and sun. May be exposed to hazardous materials and communicable diseases.  Employees of this classification must be able to demonstrate before hire and annually thereafter the ability to swim 1,000 yards within 15 minutes. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program; due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   The HBFD has a policy that applies to the general appearance of staff, which includes limitations in tattooing on areas of the body that would cause the tattoo(s) to be readily visible while wearing a line uniform. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.  TO APPLY Applicants are required to submit a completed on-line Employment Application by February 13, 2020, 12:00 PM (Noon).  You may find the on-line Employment Application by following the link "Apply" above. Applicants are also required to attach a completed Performance Exam Form with signed waiver along with their application.  The form may be obtained by clicking  ( HERE) .
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 10, 2020
Full Time
The common theme for the department is "P erforming in a team-oriented way with humility, social awareness, passion, exceptionality, and integrity to provide excellent customer service." Teamwork: We strive to reach goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Humility: We treat everyone with dignity and respect, identify and appreciate the strengths of others, and understand our own strengths and weaknesses. We take responsibility for and ownership of the resolution of a situation. We have strong listening skills that help in understanding the needs of customers and look at the situation in a positive way and show the willingness to improve. Social Awareness: We demonstrate high level of emotional intelligence, remain calm, actively listen and try to focus on the positive in order to manage challenges and maintain momentum in day-to-day work. We show sensitivity especially when addressing negative issues or situations and handle emotions well during highly charged discussions and express them appropriately. Passion: We care about, enjoy, and take pride in our work and enthusiastically perform tasks to ensure organization goals are met on time. We look beyond the requirements of our jobs to offer suggestions for problem-solving and improvement of overall organization operations. Exceptionality: We demonstrate competence and decisive ability when it comes to handling problems and coping with new situations, unusual demands, emergencies or critical incidents. We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress. Integrity: We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. The primary focus of this position is to manage, design, configure, develop, and support complex enterprise applications in support of business processes. This position is responsible for the planning, acquisition, development, and of technology solutions and ongoing support of departmental and citywide applications; manage projects and oversee the work of other Analysts and teams. The ideal candidate is an effective relationship builder, innovative and flexible, strategic problem solver, very organized, and results oriented. He/she will have advance knowledge and hands-on experience with business process analysis, development and programming, project management, and team leadership. Candidates should also be adept at overseeing the work of other Analysts and effectively communicate with management and employees at all levels of the organization.  A creative thinker and solutions-oriented focus are essential.  The City currently has a number of critical projects in various phases of implementation.  Familiarity with private/public sector enterprise applications and certifications such as PMP, PMBOK, ITIL, CSM, CBPA or other management and IT certifications are highly desirable. JOB SUMMARY Under general direction, performs advanced, specialized work of professional nature, utilizing skills that require technical expertise and an understanding of complex analytical procedures and systems processes, including network operating systems, analysis of complex business processes and requirements and the development of applications; and database management. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:     Information Technology Manager Supervises:  Exercises technical, functional, and/or direct supervision over professional and technical staff.  DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Differs from Information Technology Manager in that the Senior Information Technology Analyst performs complex systems analysis and exercises lead responsibility for a limited work group or project while the Information Technology Manager exercises full supervisory and managerial authority over assigned operational functions within the department.   Differs from the Information Technology Analyst IV in that in that the Senior Information Technology Analyst performs advanced-level systems analysis and programming work and exercises lead responsibility for a work group or project while the Information Technology Analyst IV performs advanced-level systems analysis and programming work. Examples of Essential Duties Serves as a technical expert within area of assignment, providing guidance and direction to other professional staff and resolving complex problems; participates in developing strategic plans for systems/applications development and modification within area of expertise Analyzes and evaluates computer network design, operating systems and/or business requirements; identifies needs; consults with staff from various departments and/or within Information Services department; performs comprehensive analysis; develops technical solutions to automate and/or improve business processes; designs system architecture, network infrastructure and configuration, database, and/or web-based application solutions that meet the needs of the City and develops plans to initiate improvements Plans, organizes, directs, and controls large, complex information services projects that cross multiple City departments and require the support of other staff within different information systems disciplines and/or the procurement/utilization of specialized resources Determines and develops cost benefit analyses for project justifications; develops projected budgets and resources needed to conduct the work; evaluates risk concerns and options; provides technical input into the development of specifications for "requests for proposals" for vendor services, assists in evaluation of bids, and provides recommendations on vendor selection Monitors and coordinates vendors and/or contract personnel activities and performance to ensure compliance with City specifications; ensures activities consistent with City project plans, procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization; identifies and resolves obstacles to progress Serves as the primary client interface on assigned projects; reviews recommendations with clients and receives approval to proceed; maintains effective communications with users regarding vendor activities, problems, status, timelines and other details; reviews final outcomes with the client and obtains sign off that all work has been conducted in accordance with client requirements Prepares complex reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions Answers questions and provides information to customer departments; analyzes questions and recommends appropriate corrective action as necessary Coordinates with systems, network and/or database administrators to implement application or system design specifications and coordinates integration across multiple platforms and technologies Trains, leads and provides technical guidance to professional and technical staff within the Information Services Department: directs the work of information systems staff on assigned projects; plans, assigns, and reviews the work of others;  provides or coordinates staff training; provides standards and operating guidelines; provides timely input on performance evaluations and disciplinary matters, as assigned Provides budget recommendations and assists manager with development of the budget, including preparing justifications and cost estimates for equipment, materials, supplies, and new or enhanced systems modifications; recommends adjustments as necessary; and monitors and controls expenditures Provides technical and functional supervision of contractors/vendors Investigates, analyzes, and resolves network and voice system performance problems;   recommends and implements changes and improvements Coordinates the activities of technical staff and contract personnel during major and minor network problems; provides status reports to management regarding problem; focuses on preventing and resolving network and system problems related to area of assignment Serves as the administrator for large and highly complex databases; researches and identifies database environment requirements and specifications; determines integration requirements to ensure inter-operability across multiple platforms and technologies Oversees and provides guidance and expertise in the design, building, installation, configuration, maintenance and administration of highly complex network infrastructures, telecommunications systems, or server platforms and operating system components Maintains diagrams, charts, and documentation on all facets of the City's network and voice systems Oversees the integrity and security of City networks and all related components, including human element, physical and virtual servers, domain controllers, desktops, laptops, printers and other devices which utilize the City network Scans and monitors network activity, filters malicious activity and virus probability; retrieves data for investigative purposes; performs computer forensics as requested Defines and maintains City network; and assists in the design and implementation of strategies to ensure City data security and integrity: conducts research on latest security threats and uses new security products to help maintain the integrity of the City's network; develops security procedures and policies Provides recommendations for developing and/or improving hardware, software, and/or web-based applications across multiple City departments in order to accomplish City business strategy and goals; recommends and/or implements operating system adjustments to maximize application performance and resource resolution Follows, maintains, and implements internal control, network security and other security systems for computer and telecommunication data, systems and hardware protection Works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor, to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines; maintains regular and consistent attendance record Performs other related duties as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of:   - Theories, principles, and practices of management information systems and specified application areas, local area networks, wide area networks, and gateways - Advanced capabilities and operational characteristics of computer and operating systems, applications, peripheral equipment,  and specified software products Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems for a municipality or public agency - Advanced work flow analysis - Complex software tools, test equipment and measurement techniques - A broad range of operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, information systems program  - Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems  - Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems - Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation  - Principles of budget preparation and control - Principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership, negotiation skills, and conflict resolution  - Principles and practices of customer service  - Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials  - Principles and practices of record keeping - In addition to the above, depending on area of assignment - Principles and practices of network system design techniques; operations, services, characteristics and activities of a comprehensive local and wide area network program and voice system  - A broad range of protocols commonly used in wireless analog and digital communications systems  - Principles and practices of voice and data system testing, analysis, security administration, backup and recovery processes  - Expert level on systems and software services, activities, procedures, analysis, design, and responsibilities  - Advanced methods and techniques of evaluating business requirements and developing information system solutions  - Various programming languages at an expert level  - Principles and practices of complex database design and administration  - Enterprise level information technology infrastructures Ability to:  - Analyze and design complex information systems in a specified application area using information engineering techniques - Provide leadership to advanced systems projects and tasks - Effectively lead, train, direct and mentor technical and/or professional information systems staff - Perform complex analytical tasks - Prepare clear and concise technical reports and diagrams - Identify, recommend and implement improvements to systems, applications and service delivery - Read, interpret and apply complex technical publications, manuals and related documents - Organize and prioritize projects and tasks - Recommend and implement information technology goals, objectives and practices for providing effective and efficient technology services - Conduct independent research, interpret highly technical documents, draw valid conclusions, develop technological solutions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendation related to complex IS problems  - Analyze and troubleshoot problems of the most complex nature and provide guidance to others in the diagnosis and resolution of complex problems  - Effectively build and lead a team through all phases of complex information technology projects involving multiple IS disciplines in order to achieve departmental and/or City goals  - Produce detailed design and work specifications for Requests for Proposals (RFPs); research and gather complex information from a variety of City, vendor and industry sources  - Provide expertise and effectively advise professional technical staff on complex technical matters - Work independently and as a team member - Report to work as scheduled; provide regular and predictable attendance - Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Communicate effectively, orally and in writing In addition to the above, depending on area of assignment: - Serve as a technical resource in the analysis, development, implementation, and maintenance of strategic networked systems, equipment and software;  - Perform highly complex network systems analysis, design, development and implementation duties  - Conduct applications analysis and recommend technology solutions or business strategies that meet city, state, federal, and local requirements  - Create, present and explain complex diagrams to illustrate technology solutions  - Analyze, develop, maintain and administer complex databases and database management systems similar to those being used by the City Education:  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or closely related field.   Experience:  Five (5) years or more of professional level information systems experience in system design and analysis or in network systems (LAN/WAN) in a large enterprise environment, including one year project management experience. License/Certificate:  A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment and throughout employment.  Certification in multiple disciplines or multiple certifications in a focused discipline desirable. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Must be able to respond to emergency services call out Must pass a background investigation Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety.   Please attach to your online application writing samples of work you created consisting of 1. A memorandum and 2. A project plan. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants must clearly demonstrate meeting minimum education and experience qualifications and other supplemental question requirements by demonstrating proof or submitting the supporting information/documents or they may be subject to exclusion from further consideration. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include an oral board exam  (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for March 11, 2020. Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidate(s) - tentatively scheduled for the week of March 16, 2020. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE: Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid  email  address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment.  Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  Moving tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less may be required.  When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective, gear, including but limited to, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices.  Near vision required to read correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person.  Duties may require working in confined areas.  Off-site assignments and irregular work hours, including evenings and/or weekends, may be required.   Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 09, 2020
Full Time
The Ideal Candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to manage multiple projects and staff daily, and prioritize departmental needs accordingly.  The role of the City Surveyor is broad.  The City's needs are varied, diverse, and mission critical for several internal Departments.  Because the bulk of survey staff time is spent on construction staking tasks tied to infrastructure funding, the City Surveyor reports to the Construction Manager for day to day operations, but works closely with the City Engineer and others.  The City Surveyor is responsible for resolving boundaries and rights-of-ways, monument preservation, and delivering topographic mapping, construction staking, preparing and reviewing legal descriptions, researching and filing of legal documents and records, and training junior staff for succession planning.  The incumbent will have the ability to maintain survey equipment, be tech savvy, and able to adapt to emerging survey hardware and software.  Under general direction, the City Surveyor will plan, schedule, review, and supervise the work of staff engaged in field and office surveying and right-of-way engineering; and will perform related duties as assigned.  JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, oversees, plans, organizes and directs the work of a survey crew employed in topographic, construction, and boundary surveying.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:  Construction Manager Supervises:  Survey Technician I, Survey Technician II DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Survey Party Chief performs advanced journey-level survey work as a licensed land surveyor.  The Survey Party Chief is distinguished from the lower-level classifications, Survey Technician I and II in that the Survey Party Chief requires the licensure by the State of California and has supervisory responsibilities. Examples of Essential Duties  Plans, schedules and oversees field surveys; operates theodolite, level, and electronic survey and data collection instruments;  Schedules, directs, assigns and evaluates work, trains employees and recommends disciplinary action according to established City procedures. Acts as a key contact person for assigned work unit; Collects digital data pertaining to lines, corners, elevations, grades, curves or other surveys and enters data collected using AutoCAD drafting systems;  Operates a geographic positioning satellite receiver to accurately stakeout assigned projects and to collect accurate data pertaining to the City's infrastructure system;  Updates the geographical information systems database;  Files, indexes and researches survey documents, sets survey monuments and accessories to the same tie points, checks proposed public works projects for any monumentation or controlling survey points that may be in danger of being destroyed by the upcoming project to ensure compliance with State laws; Accurately measures distances and sketches what was set and measured;  Performs staking operations for construction surveying, drafts survey specifications for public works projects; Performs computations and calculations for various projects; including legal description preparation, Records of Survey, Corner Records and Legal Maps and maintains survey note books; Observes standard operating practices and safety procedures; performs periodic safety inspections; identifies and corrects safety hazards; Attending professional training to stay abreast of industry best practices; Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required; Maintains a regular and consistent attendance record; Travels to offsite locations within and outside the City; Performs other related duties as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of:  - Principles and practices of civil engineering, construction and surveying methods - Laws, statutes, and ordinances applicable to legal aspects of boundary surveying - Mathematics, including trigonometry and geometry, as applied to land surveying - Drafting techniques and principles - Operation and maintenance of electronic surveying equipment - Manual and electronic drafting techniques - Functions and capabilities of software programs used in drafting, surveying and engineering such as AutoCAD and Geographical Information systems  - Safety methods and techniques applicable to survey work  - Principles and practices of supervision, staff development, training, performance evaluation, and discipline assessment Ability to:  - Read and interpret construction and engineering plans - Accurately perform field measurements, sketch and record field notes and computations - Perform engineering-related mathematical computations - Properly operate survey equipment, including transits, theodolite, levels, electronic distance measuring instruments, and global positioning instruments - Research, index, maintain and update records and files - Operate standard office equipment including calculators, drafting equipment, personal computers and software applications for drafting - Utilize computer databases to maintain and update records and files - Work safely in close proximity to vehicular traffic and construction sites - Develop, coordinate an implement projects and activities for assigned crew(s) - Plan, organize, train, direct, and evaluate the work of staff - Communicate effectively in oral and written form  - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work Education:   The equivalent of an Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in land surveying, civil engineering or other related field.  Experience:   Five (5) years of field surveying experience Certifications/License:  California Professional Land Surveyor License A valid California driver license and an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and throughout employment. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:   In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants must clearly demonstrate meeting minimum education and experience qualifications and other supplemental question requirements by demonstrating proof or submitting the supporting information/documents or they may be subject to exclusion from further consideration. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the assessment process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include an oral board interview (weighted 100%) and may include a job-related writing exercise/writing sample -  tentatively scheduled for February 19, 2020. Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidate(s) - tentatively scheduled for the week of February 24, 2020. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. IMPORTANT:  In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to this "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.  Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment.  Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  May require moving tools and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.  When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited to, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices.  Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, maps, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person.  This position is also expected to perform field work requiring walking on uneven ground, working around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas and in varying temperatures.  Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 09, 2020
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide staff support and customer service to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries within the Library Services Department. The Library Services Department includes Administration, Public and Information Services, Programs and Youth Services, Technology and Collection Management, Outreach and Training Services, and Facilities.   This position will be located at the Central Library. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.     This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Sorts and shelves a variety of material, including books, DVD's, CD's, magazines, newspapers and microfilm; checks in material electronically; interacts with the public to answer and refer patron inquiries; provide outstanding customer service while assisting patrons in locating books and materials; assists patrons with using the self-checkout and return stations; pushes heavy carts and book bins; inspects and repairs damaged books and magazines; performs other related duties. Note: The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.   Qualifications Education/Experience:  Requires some high school and previous experience or related training. Ability to: Learn basic library services and functions; follow oral and written instructions; read and file alphanumeric characters; reach above the head, bend and stoop to shelve materials. Lift 25 pounds and push heavy book carts and book bins.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full Time
Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team.  At this time, we have two outstanding career opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Community Services Managers to oversee each of the Community Services Department's two major divisions. The City of Huntington Beach Community Services Department provides outstanding programs, services and facilities to enhance and enrich the lives of our residents and visitors.   We are seeking candidates with:   Superior communication, organizational, and project management skills who follows through on all facets of work Ability to see the strengths, assets, and potential within a community, and an individual who operates with a profound respect for understanding the aspirations and needs of the people in Huntington Beach. A strong background demonstrating excellent leadership skills within the disciplines of Community Services programs, facility management, and budgeting at the division level. Creative ideas and ability to facilitate innovative programming in a team environment   Key traits for our ideal Community Services Manager include: A relationship builder and connector.   Someone who can quickly forge strong, trusting relationships with diverse sets of people, and readily inspires others to action. Leadership through consensus.   Someone who is an approachable consensus-builder, but is also capable of independent and decisive thought and action. A keen sense of ethics.   Someone who recognizes the importance of personal and organizational integrity, and someone comfortable raising and discussing ethical issues with the goal of "doing what's right," not "being right." Innovative and flexible.   Someone able to see beyond what currently exists, and is constant in their pursuit of realistic game-changing breakthroughs for the Huntington Beach organization and community. Obsessive about outcomes.   Someone who makes data-driven decisions and stays laser-focused on truly audacious goals while balancing the day-to-day needs of the organization. A strategic problem-solver.   Someone able to break large challenges into smaller, manageable pieces, and then works to identify trends and prioritizes solving the root cause of issues. Intellectual curiosity.   Someone who is an excellent listener, and who applies strong critical thinking skills and business judgement to complex issues. A polished and professional demeanor.   Someone who will take great pride in representing the Huntington Beach community, and one who will serve as an ambassador for the City. A Positive Attitude.   Someone who understands that even the best laid plans can go wrong, and has the self-confidence to course-correct with positivity and grace. JOB SUMMARY  Under administrative direction, oversees the operations, services, programs, and activities of a major division within the Community Services Department.    SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED  Reports to: Director of Community Services Supervises: Assigned supervisory, administrative and clerical staff   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS  Community Services Manager may be assigned to manage either of two divisions.  The facilities and events division consists of beach parking and camping, parking meters, sports complex operations, concessions and specific events. The programs and services division includes cultural services, senior citizens services, and parks and recreation services and activities.  Assignments may be interchanged if deemed necessary by the Director of Community Services. Examples of Essential Duties Directs and manages staff in supervising, coordinating and administering operations of assigned division: Facilities and Events Division Oversees the operations of the City's beach parking, downtown parking structure, and camping facilities. Acts as liaison between City and downtown businesses including major hotels; Oversees the operations of the City's 45 acre Central Park Sports Complex; Oversees the City and non-City sponsored events and special promotions on public property. Acts as liaison between City and event promoters, various government agencies, corporate partners, and community members; Acts as the liaison between the City and a wide variety of private concessionaires including, but not limited to restaurants, snack bars, equestrian centers and golf courses. Programs and Services Division  Oversees the operations of human services, cultural services, and recreation programs at the Senior Center in Central Park, Edison and Murdy Community Centers, City Gym & Pool and the Art Center, which provide various recreation, athletic, and community programs; Acts as liaison between several community groups such as sports organizations and non-profit organizations, other City departments, and school district officials; Maintains close contact with school officials and community groups regarding program offerings and coordination of services; Oversees the SANDS Recreation Guide with over 125 independent contractors. Examples of Essential Duties for Both Divisions  Prepares requests for proposals; oversees consultants in the preparation of plans and reports; Reviews facility needs and coordinates with various departments to assist in planning for facility development and projects; Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews a division's work plan; assigns work activities, projects, and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures; recommends appropriate service delivery and staffing levels; Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the department's annual budget, including the forecasting of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and facilities; monitors and approves expenditures; develops strategies for funding division  projects and programs; Interacts with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; represents the department on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; Participates in the assessment, planning, and evaluation of citizen-based facilities, programs and services; Responds to and resolves sensitive and difficult public inquiries and concerns; Manages the development, implementation, and administration  of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities for community services  programs and other assigned projects; Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery practices and procedures; recommends and administers appropriate service delivery methods and staffing levels; Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews work plans; selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; implements corrective action plans and administers discipline; Provides responsible staff assistance to the Community Services Director; Conducts a variety of organizational and operational studies and investigations; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence; Collaborates with other department staff to achieve optimal departmental and city-wide performance and outcomes; Attends leadership, management, supervisory and other relevant training to stay abreast of industry best practices; Develops processes to ensure business continuity in the event of a disaster; Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required;  Maintains a regular and consistent attendance record; Travels to offsite locations within and outside the City; Monitors department's maintenance and professional services contracts for compliance; Participates in the negotiation, development, and implementation of related City Capital Improvement Projects as well as capital improvements to existing facilities; Acts on behalf of the Director of Community Services in his/her/their absence, as delegated; Performs other related duties assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: - Principles and practices of facilities development and construction; and project management - Principles and practices of recreational planning and operational characteristics of community services and recreational programs and activities - Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations governing the management and administration of community services and recreation programs - Facilities management oversight  - Principles and practices of public administration and municipal government operations including budget preparation and administration  - Supervision principles, training, and performance evaluation practices - Principles and practices of program and project development and implementation  - Community services funding mechanisms and sources; methods and techniques of grant application and administration; contract negotiations and management Ability to:  - Manage a community services division  - Oversee, direct, and coordinate the work of assigned staff and professional consultants - Select, supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff  - Participate in the development and administration of division goals, objectives, and procedures  - Prepare and administer large program and/or capital project budgets  - Prepare accurate, clear, and concise administrative and analytical reports  - Design and implement effective public relations programs  - Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals  - Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations - Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing  - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. - Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Education:   Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Recreation Studies, Human Services and/or Cultural Services, Public Administration, or other closely related field. Experience:  Five (5) years' increasingly responsible experience related to municipal recreation programming, human services, cultural services, or education administration, including three years' progressively responsible community services administrative and supervisory experience. License/Certification:   Possession of a valid Class C California driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and throughout course of employment. SPECIAL CONDITIONS  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:   In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Please attach a resume to your application. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment.  The assessment process will include an oral board exam (weighted 50%) - tentatively scheduled for February 12, 2020 ; and job-related performance exercises (weighted 50%) - tentatively scheduled for February 20, 2020 .  Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral exam will be invited to participate in the performance exercises.   Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on all components will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidate(s) - tentatively scheduled for the week of March 2, 2020. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE: Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid  email  address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed primarily indoors.  The incumbent sits for prolonged periods.  Stands and walks to retrieve work files or to other departments or office locations.  Leans, bends and stoops to perform work behind a desk or to retrieve information.  Pushes, turns or twists to move chair or body from desk.  Reaches to place or retrieve files or open file drawers or cabinets.  Light grasping to hold a writing instrument or documents; firm grasping as needed to lift and carry work files or operate office equipment; finger dexterity to type on a computer keyboard.  Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information.  Acute hearing and oral skills required when communicating by telephone or in person.  When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions. Incumbent must wear approved safety equipment and protective gear including but not limited to hard hats, respirators, and/or hearing protective devices.  May require walking on uneven ground and working around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full Time
DUTIES SUMMARY Manages the 24-hour a day, 7 days per week operation of the Huntington Beach Police Department Jail. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a civilian, mid-management position reporting to the Administrative Operations Division Commander. The Detention Administrator has full responsibility for the safe operation of the jail facility, ensuring that all state and federal laws are followed in the booking, housing and transportation of all inmates. This title does not supersede the authority of the Police Chief, as referenced in Title 15 of the State of California Penal Code. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and leadership skills, communication skills and have the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff and professional harmonious relationships with inmates. The ideal candidate will also have working knowledge of the laws pertaining to the safe transportation and detention of inmates and experience working within a jail unit. Examples of Essential Duties Ensure the welfare and safety of all inmates confined within the facility; supervise all subordinate personnel within the jail facility. Other duties include, but are not limited to, staffing the jail at established minimums as set by the department; prepare and maintain an accurate and acceptable annual budget; establish effective work schedules; write performance evaluations; prepare requests for state and federal grants; investigate grievances and citizen's complaints; facilitate training of jail personnel at levels set by the Board of Corrections; ensure compliance of all Federal, State and local laws and regulations; ensure the successful completion of the annual fire and health inspections and the Board of Correction bi-annual inspections for facility certification; ensure all equipment and facilities are maintained in good working order, including the booking, housing and sobering cells, trusty's quarters, restrooms, kitchens and storage areas; establish and maintain a regular schedule for Trusty and Pay-to-Stay programs, including work to be performed inside and outside the facility by trusty's; establish and maintain a continuous inventory of food and medical supplies for inmates; maintain inventories of all property including uniforms, bedding, clothing, utensils and other materials issued inmates and employees. May be required to testify in court. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Federal, State and local ordinances regarding the housing and care of inmates: use of effective restraint techniques; principles and practices of jail management; effective supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to: Maintain professional, cooperative and harmonious relationships with inmates and members of the jail staff; effectively select, train, supervise and evaluate personnel in the many functions of the jail; create and maintain effective working schedules; effectively communicate policies and procedure, as well as related Federal, State and local laws; write state and federal grants; research, analyze and evaluate new equipment, programs, techniques, methods and procedures; create revenue generating programs; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; commit to providing quality customer service. Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Criminal Justice or related field. Other: Must have successfully completed the State of California Detention Officer Supervisory Course or equivalent. Experience: Five (5) years experience within the jail unit of a law enforcement agency, including two (2) years in a supervisory position. License:   Must have a valid California Driver's License by the date of appointment. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice Program. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE DISASTER SERVICE WORKER  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official online application must be completed in its  entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. A resume and cover letter must be attached and submitted with your application.  All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training.  The top candidates best meeting the City's needs will be invited to the oral exam (weighted 100%) , exam date(s) to be determined at a later time. Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Additional interviews with the hiring authority may be scheduled prior to making a hiring decision. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a psychological examination and a pre-placement medical evaluation/drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE:  Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Work involves exposure to potential physical harm. There is frequent need to stand, reach overhead, sit, stoop, walk, work in confined spaces, and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. Must be able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays. Employee accommodations for physical disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at the time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 02, 2020
Full Time
The Ideal Candidate has a broad background in traffic engineering and transportation.  The ideal candidate must be proactive, motivated and have the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of the traffic engineering team.  The individual should have a strong background in development review and plan checking, based in a strong, core understanding of traffic engineering and transportation planning principles and standards.  The ideal candidate will also exhibit a desire to lead and develop skills in both project and personnel management.  Candidates with additional expertise in traffic signal operations and systems, street lighting design, traffic safety studies and grant application development will also have ample opportunities to use those skills in collaboration with other staff. JOB SUMMARY Under administrative direction, plans and designs major traffic projects including installation and maintenance of traffic control equipment and  conducts traffic engineering studies. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Reports to:  Transportation Manager Examples of Essential Duties  Plans, assigns, reviews and participates in the design review, preparation and checking of plans, site investigations, cost estimates, specifications and reports for the improvement and repair of new traffic control systems and devices  Provides guidance and direction in the design of street and highway improvement projects in relation to geometric design, signalization and alignment   Directs the planning and designing of computerized systems for traffic control   Oversees the activities of consulting engineering firms   May supervise the work of assigned technical staff   Provides professional support to higher level management at Public Works Commission meetings as required Operates, analyzes and upgrades the City's traffic forecast model  Reviews and analyzes reports of traffic surveys and the operation of traffic control devices  Makes engineering analyses of traffic flow conditions, accident locations and causes, and prepares reports and recommendations  Reviews development plan submittals for conformance with City requirements, including the circulation element of the General Plan, design standards and development conditions   Reviews plans and studies submitted by developers in conjunction with private property development including site, street improvements, traffic signal, signing, and striping, street lighting and traffic control   Confers with other department employees and representatives of government agencies, public utilities and contractors to obtain information pertaining to the preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates and to the coordination of traffic control contract requirements   Functions as a departmental representative at various City meetings   Schedules programs for review of speed zoning, traffic flow, parking regulations and surveillance of operational conditions  Travels to offsite locations  Works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines  Reports to work as scheduled, maintains satisfactory attendance record  Performs other related work as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of:  - Principles and practices of traffic and transportation engineering systems -  Preparation of plans and specifications for a wide variety of traffic control projects  - Traffic survey systems, methods and techniques  - Traffic control standards of safety as related to traffic pattern design and specifications - Traffic controller systems and operational methods  - California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) design standards as related to traffic signal, signing and striping and construction traffic control designs and specifications  - Municipal code and zoning and subdivision ordinances  - Project planning and implementation procedures  - Project management methods - Budget development and control techniques - Software related to traffic engineering, project management, and word processing - Supervisory and personnel methods and practices - Effective customer service practices Ability to:   - Adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design and construction of a variety of traffic control projects  - Utilize data processing techniques to analyze traffic flow and capacity  - Make comprehensive recommendations for engineering problem solutions  - Oversee, plan and direct the work of others  - Review and provide comments for plans submitted for private development  - Analyze projects for feasibility, practicality and safety  - Stay current on changing regulations and design standards  - Develop workable local timing to be implemented in the field  - Prepare and review traffic impact analysis and capacity reports  - Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing  - Organize projects and activities - Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines - Travel to various locations within a reasonable timeframe  - Establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work  - Provide quality customer service  Education: Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university.  Experience: Four (4) years related engineering experience, with two (2) years in traffic engineering or transportation planning.  License/Certifications: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and during course of employment. Registration in the State of California as a Professional Engineer required.  If licensed in another state as a Professional Engineer, California registration must be obtained with twelve (12) months of employment. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:   In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach City employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  online  job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants must clearly demonstrate meeting minimum education and experience qualifications and other supplemental question requirements by demonstrating proof or submitting the supporting information/documents or they may be subject to exclusion from further consideration. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the assessment process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include oral board examination (weighted 100%),  tentatively scheduled for February 27, 2020 . Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral board exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidate(s) - tentatively scheduled for the week of March 9, 2020. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment.  Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  May require moving tools and equipment weighing 25 pounds or less.  When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited to safety vests, hard hats, respirators, and/or hearing protective devices.  Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information.  Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person.  May perform inspections of work in the field requiring walking on uneven ground, working around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas and in varying temperatures. Reasonable accommodations for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 30, 2019
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent Position. This is an excellent opportunity to work for the  Community Services Department  as a Department Assistant IV (Gallery Aide) working under the direction of the Cultural Services Supervisor at the Huntington Beach Art Center. The incumbent will receive various scheduling assignments including nights, weekends, and special events.  The ideal candidate  possesses effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, displays knowledge of or an interest in fine art, and works well in a busy environment where attention to detail is important. Excellent customer service skills are required.  Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties With direction from the Cultural Services Supervisor, responds to customer inquiries both in person and on the phone;  Disseminates information regarding art center programs; Registers customers for art classes and activities both in person and by mail; Prepares and balances city funds generated by art center programs for deposit; Updates and proofs portions of the city's Community Services Guide, the HB Sands; Processes memberships; Provide marketing support; Provide audio/video technology support; Preparation of multi-use class rooms for art classes or rental activities; Assists in the preparation of exhibitions, special events and art projects.  Light custodial duties in the absence of custodian Performs related duties as assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : City and departmental policies and procedures; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as computer word processing and related software applications, effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques.  Knowledge of RecTrac registration software is highly desirable Ability to :  Work independently in the absence of a supervisor, provide excellent customer service to the community at all times; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; operate personal computers and related software, maintain accurate records; record and retrieve information, lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance; available to work nights, weekends and special events.  Education & Experience : High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by college level course work and at least two years related skilled experience plus related education and/or training. An Associate's degree in Art or above is preferred. License : By time of appointment, must have a valid California driver license with an acceptable driving record.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. CPR/First Aid Certificates :   Must be obtained within 3 months of appointment.   APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed in a general office environment. Requires hearing and speaking skills to answer the telephone or converse with coworkers and the general public. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.  
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 20, 2019
Full Time
The Ideal Candidate has experience reviewing land development plans and projects; possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills; has the ability to design roadway rehabilitation projects and water or sewer pipeline projects, to coordinate various engineering consultants to complete a project design within a specified timeline, to understand and use City Standard Plans and Specification to complete engineering design projects; and will be adept at the use of AutoCAD software for the design of Capital Improvement Projects. JOB SUMMARY Under moderate supervision, performs professional and technical engineering work in assigned area of responsibility such as plan and development review, contract administration and design, and provides technical staff assistance to higher level engineering staff.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:  Principal Civil Engineer   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Associate Civil Engineer position is distinguished from the Senior Civil Engineer position in that the latter has a higher and broader level of complex engineering expertise, responsibility and requires additional experience. Note:  This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval. Examples of Essential Duties Assigns, reviews and participates in the design, preparation and checking of construction plans, site investigations, cost estimates, specifications and reports for the construction of public infrastructure improvements and repair of public facilities Determines structural sections, line and grades for construction projects; Investigates and evaluates proposed systems and construction sites; Construction contract administration; Recommends and requests tests to determine soil bearing and geological conditions at proposed construction sites; Confers with other department employees and representatives of government agencies, public utilities and contractors to obtain information pertaining to the preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates and to the coordination of contract requirements; Reviews manufacturers' specifications and confers with representatives of material suppliers and contractors and other department personnel concerning design criteria; Prepares specifications for construction contracts; Analyzes bids and recommends contract awards; Interprets specifications, drawings and details of construction and installation for field personnel; Reviews proposals and recommendations for design changes or modifications and coordinates the required changes; Prepares reports pertaining to the progress of design, construction and other activities; Functions as a departmental representative at various city meetings; Determines line and grades for storm water management construction projects; Investigates and evaluates proposed BMPs systems and construction sites; Reviews development plans for compliance with city's storm water quality goals and NPDES permit and prepares annual NPDES status reports; Reviews environmental documents and storm water pollution prevention plans (SWPPP) Attends professional training to stay abreast of industry best practices; Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required; Maintains a regular and consistent attendance record; Travels to offsite locations within and outside the City; Performs other related duties as required.   The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: - Modern principles and practices of civil engineering as related to the preparation of plans and specifications for a wide variety of public works projects - Land and engineering survey systems, methods and techniques - Construction materials and approved standards of safety as related to structural designs and specifications; construction contract administration - Supervisory methods and practices   Ability to:  - Adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design and construction of a variety of public works projects - Plan advanced projects and prepare related designs, estimates and specifications; prepare construction plans using AutoCAD - Perform difficult engineering computations and make comprehensive recommendations for the solution of engineering problems  - Supervise others - Communicate effectively both orally and in writing - Organize a large variety of projects and activities - Establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work   Education:   Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university.   Experience: Five (5) years' experience in the design or construction of public work projects, including a minimum of two (2) years as a professional engineer.   Certifications/Licenses: Valid California Class C driver license and an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment and during course of employment.   Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) from the State of California; or registration as a PE in another state and the ability to obtain California registration within twelve months of employment.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program.   Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be completed in its entirety, including all Supplemental Questions. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants must clearly demonstrate meeting minimum education and experience qualifications and other supplemental question requirements by demonstrating proof or submitting the supporting information/documents or they may be subject to exclusion from further consideration. Depending on the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants who BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include an oral exam (weighted 100%) and a writing sample - tentatively scheduled for February 6, 2020. Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidate(s) - tentatively scheduled for the week of February 10, 2020. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.   Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application . Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.   Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment.  Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  May require moving tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less.  When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions.  Must be able to work in and around bodies of water, including the ocean, lakes, and stormwater discharge systems.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices.  Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information.  Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. This position is also expected to perform inspections of work in the field that may require walking on uneven ground, working around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas and in varying temperatures.   Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 14, 2019
Full Time
The City is seeking an engineering technician with experience and knowledge of traffic engineering design, operations, and techniques.  Candidates must have a high school diploma (supplemented with related coursework) and three years or more experience in traffic engineering, including traffic signal design, signing and striping design, construction traffic control and preparation of specifications as well as a minimum of one year working with CALTRANS design standards.  JOB SUMMARY  With general supervision, assists in carrying out all aspects of traffic engineering and transportation planning activities, resolving traffic safety issues, and developing and implementing traffic engineering/traffic safety programs; and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED  Reports to:    Transportation Manager or Principal Civil Engineer   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS  The Traffic Engineering Technician conducts traffic studies, documents traffic plans, and manages implementation of departmental projects.  It is distinguished from other technician levels by performing assignments that require specialized traffic engineering knowledge and expertise. Note:  This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval. Examples of Essential Duties Prepares preliminary and final design specifications for traffic engineering projects from field notes and data files, drawings, plotting profiles and cross sections; Calculates areas and performs other mathematical computations for engineering design development; Reviews bids, plans and designs submitted by contracting firms for completeness and conformance with established traffic engineering standards, ordinance codes, standard plans, department policies, engineering principles and conditions of approval; analyzes traffic engineering plans; Plan checks development, traffic control and detour, and signing and striping plans; Designs and drafts plans using computer software for construction and traffic signal projects, street striping plans, and traffic signal intercommunication plans; Calculates and produces engineering cost and quantity estimates for various traffic projects; Responds to citizen traffic concerns in person, by telephone, in writing, and by Email; Conducts field investigations for accident analysis, design projects, traffic control requests, and attorney's requests on liability issues; Develops applications for grant funding by preparing cost estimates and other support documentation; Assists in coordinating activities necessary for the execution and implementation of capital projects; Reviews, analyzes and summarizes memoranda, reports and other written materials for the purpose of developing statistical and narrative reports and recommendations; Prepares analyses of cost and effectiveness; Confers with and assists public, utility companies and private contractors having inquiries regarding traffic-related projects during the planning, implementation and follow-up phases; processes documents; Participates in in-depth study projects; Works independently on technical engineering assignments and provides support to professional traffic engineers; Provides work direction and on-the-job training to staff assigned to projects; Conducts speed studies, traffic counts, field surveys and investigations; Attends professional training to stay abreast of industry best practices; Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required; Maintains a regular and consistent attendance record; Travels to offsite locations within and outside the City; Performs other related duties as required   The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS  Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes:   Knowledge of: - Principles and practices of traffic engineering as applied to traffic control designs, specifications and related projects - Traffic signals operation and maintenance - Design drafting - Applicable local, State and Federal regulations - Trigonometry - Safe working practices, procedures and regulations - Industry standards and developments related to traffic control - Record keeping systems - Principles and practices of effective customer service delivery - Personal computers and applicable traffic-related software including AutoCAD   Ability to: - Prepare traffic control designs and specifications - Conduct traffic counts and speed studies - Read, interpret, analyze and prepare construction drawings, diagrams, specifications, manuals and written materials - Perform mathematical calculations and computer-aided drafting for engineering design - Apply engineering practices and principles - Write reports, recommendations and correspondence - Analyze public works plans - Keep accurate records and files - Work according to prescribed safety and engineering standards - Work independently with minimal technical assistance, based on written or verbal instructions in support of a professional engineer - Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others - Operate personal computers running Microsoft Office and AutoCAD - Communicate effectively both orally and in writing   Education:   Equivalent to completion of twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by college level coursework in civil engineering, drafting, surveying, mathematics, or related field. An Associate of Science degree in an engineering-related field as outlined above is preferred.   Experience: Three years' traffic engineering design, operations, and techniques; one year in CALTRANS design standards, traffic signals, signing and striping, and construction traffic and specifications.   Certifications/License:   A valid California Class C driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and during course of employment.   Certification in the use of Doppler and laser speed measuring devices preferred.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program.   Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:   In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants must clearly demonstrate meeting minimum education and experience qualifications and other supplemental question requirements by demonstrating proof or submitting the supporting information/documents or they may be subject to exclusion from further consideration. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in the appraisal process, which will include a written exam (Pass/Fail) - tentatively scheduled for February 7, 2020 , and an oral board exam (weighted 100%) -  tentatively scheduled for February 13, 2020. Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. IMPORTANT:  In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to the "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.    Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment. Incumbents regularly and frequently sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift. May require moving tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less.  When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions, including inclement weather. Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective, gear, including but limited to, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices. Near vision required for reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. This position performs work in the field that may require walking on even/uneven ground, walking around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas and in varying temperatures.   Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 13, 2019
Full Time
NOTE:  This posting is a job series in which applications will be accepted, reviewed, and considered based on the qualifications listed on an application. The candidates that meet the minimum qualifications and  best  meet the City's current needs will be invited to test at the appropriate job level within this series. Only  ONE APPLICATION  needs to be submitted to be considered for this job series.  SALARY RANGE: Senior Deputy City Attorney: $10,649.60 - $13,192.40 monthly Deputy City Attorney III: $10,129.60 - $12,549.33 monthly The Ideal Candidate has been practicing law in California for approximately 3-5 years, with some civil trial experience, either in prosecuting or defending lawsuits.  The Ideal Candidate also has VERY STRONG legal research and writing experience, with extensive experience preparing written discovery, dispositive motions, and trial preparation documents and experience in briefing writs and appeals.  Having represented other government or public agencies at trial, including personal injury, City versus State law dispute, government and municipal law, and police use of force is a significant plus.  A Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and active membership in the State Bar of California is required.  JOB SUMMARY Under general direction from the City Attorney and Chief Assistant City Attorneys, performs a wide range of professional legal duties ranging in difficulty from intermediate to specialized and highly complex depending on level of assignment.  All attorneys who work in the office are expected to be highly competent and professional attorneys, taking a high level of ownership of his or her work, and be able to deliver, in a professional manner at all times, high quality work product and results, efficiently.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to: City Attorney or Chief Assistant City Attorneys, as specified. Senior Deputy City Attorney - Supervises: Administrative support, part-time staff   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS   Senior Deputy City Attorney - This is a unique position from Deputy City Attorney I through III in that the Senior level is assigned in either a trial counsel position with emphasis in litigation and civil jury trial experience or assigned at a high level, advisory position with emphasis in complex transactions and serving as staff counsel to City boards, commissions and committees.   Incumbents may provide direction and assistance to less experienced attorneys at the Deputy City Attorney I-III levels and are assigned to handle high exposure litigation principally in areas of personnel, police, tort defense, inverse condemnation, and public works or high exposure transactional assignments principally in the areas of redevelopment, land use, public works and finance.  Employees at this level receive minimal instruction or assistance and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.  Deputy City Attorney III is the advanced journey level classification in the Deputy City Attorney series. Differs from Deputy City Attorney II in that Deputy City Attorney III performs the most complex legal work and functions as a highly experienced practitioner and may provide direction and assistance to less experienced attorneys at the I or II level while Deputy City Attorney II performs less complex legal work. Note:  This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval. Examples of Essential Duties SENIOR DEPUTY  CITY ATTORNEY Trial Counsel position Performs the full range of litigation work; Responsible for litigation, trials, damage or other civil suits in State and federal courts, including appellate work and the representation of the City's Police Department and its officers in Pitchess motions, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; Represents management in hearings involving City employee disciplinary matters, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; Handles all aspects of assigned cases or claims including investigation, pleading preparation, discovery, law and motion, court appearances, settlement negotiations, legal research, witness preparation, and trials for tort defense, writ actions, Pitchess motions, appellate work, civil rights actions, code enforcement, nuisance abatement, administrative actions and employee grievances, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys;   Advisory Position Performs the full range of advisory work; Explains City policies and issues to employees, elected officials and the general public; Performs a full range of legal research, analysis, interprets laws, ruling and regulations, and provides legal opinions to departments, boards, commissions, agencies and established committees, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; Attends meetings with City staff and/or members of the public on behalf of the City and serves as legal advisor during meetings of public bodies, including the City Council, Personnel Commission and Planning Commission, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys;    Examples of Essential Duties for Both Senior Deputy City Attorney Positions Performs to prevent and minimize legal exposure by providing legal advice to City officers and employees; Makes decisions concerning the advisability to prosecute, compromise or dismiss civil citations or criminal violations; May supervise support staff and interns; provide work assignments and direction to other attorneys, review and evaluate work product, and participate in evaluating performance of assigned staff, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; May participate in selecting outside counsel to represent the City; as assigned, supervise outside counsel; Attends and participate in professional groups and committees; Responds to citizen inquiries regarding various types of legal issues including those concerning City business; Attends professional training to stay abreast of industry best practices; Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required; Commutes or travels to offsite locations for work within and outside the City; Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.  DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY III Timely responds to the needs presented while working in the City Attorney's Office in a professional, responsible, efficient manner in accordance with office policy as set by the City Attorney; Performs a full range of legal research, writing, and other law-related transactional duties; Drafts, reviews, and negotiates leases, contracts, and agreements; Drafts, reviews, evaluates, revises, and recommends City ordinances, resolutions, policies and procedures; Performs legal research, analysis, interprets laws, rulings and regulations, and prepares legal opinions to departments, boards, commissions, agencies and established committees as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; Attends meetings with City staff and/or members of the public on behalf of the City and provides legal advice during the meetings as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; Handles all aspects of assigned cases or claims including investigation, pleading preparation, discovery, law and motion, court appearances, settlement negotiations, legal research, witness preparation, and trials for tort defense, writ actions, pitchess motions, appellate work, civil rights actions, code enforcement, nuisance abatement, administrative actions, and employee grievances, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; May indirectly supervise other less experienced attorneys, support staff, and interns, provide work assignments and direction, review and evaluate work product as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; May participate in selecting outside counsel to represent the City; as assigned, may supervise outside counsel; Attends and participates in professional groups and committees; Responds to citizen inquiries regarding various types of legal issues including those concerning City business; Attends professional training to stay abreast of industry best practices; Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required; Commutes or travels to offsite locations for work within and outside the City; Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position or assignment is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of:   - Laws, legal principles, practices and procedures of civil, constitutional, and administrative law Judicial procedures and rules of evidence - Duties, powers, and limitations of a city government - Methods and techniques of legal research, competent legal analysis, writing and grammar - Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations - Principles of basic supervision, training, and performance evaluation - (SENIOR) Trial counsel also requires knowledge of statutes and court decisions relating to civil rights and public labor law   Ability to: - Maintain and demonstrate in all conduct and work a high level of professionalism, responsibility, and efficiency - Be a skilled communicator who can translate complex or technical information into understandable terms and communicate concisely and clearly both orally and in writing - Perform the most complex and specialized legal work in assigned area of practice - Be dependable, self-motivated, highly ethical, and ready to provide competent and practical legal advice on a range of municipal topics - Conduct high-level legal research, analysis, and writing - Apply statutes and codes applicable to civil proceedings - Properly interpret and make decisions advancing the best interest of the City in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies - Present statements of law, fact, and argument clearly and logically - Effectively apply legal knowledge and principles in court - Prepare clear and concise legal documents and briefs - Conduct research on legal problems - Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction to assigned administrative/clerical support staff - Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships in the course of work and across departments - (SENIOR) As assigned, independently litigate or advise on the most complex types of cases or aspects of municipal law, including, but not limited to police civil rights cases and high exposure tort defense cases or land use, redevelopment, finance and public works with limited supervision.   Education:   Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association with a Juris Doctorate degree.   Experience:   Senior Deputy City Attorney - Five (5) years ' experience as a practicing trial or advisory attorney within a municipal law office, or a private firm that has contracted with a public agency for legal services.  State and Federal jury trial experience is desired for the trial counsel position. Deputy City Attorney III - Five (5) years' experience as a practicing attorney within a municipal law office, or a private firm that has contracted with a public agency for legal services.   License/Certifications:  Possession of a valid California Class C driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and throughout employment.   Current member in good standing with the California State Bar Association.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS   Employees are required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program.   Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  online  job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training.   Please attach 1. a cover letter, 2. an updated resume AND 3. a writing sample consisting of a dispositive motion, a brief on a writ or a brief on an appeal, to your online application. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the assessment process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include an oral board examination (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for January 30, 2020. Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidate(s) - tentatively scheduled for the week of February 3, 2020. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.   Work is performed primarily indoors. The incumbent sits for prolonged periods.  Stands and walks to retrieve work files or to other departments or office locations. Leans, bends and stoops to perform work behind a desk or to retrieve information. Pushes, turns or twists to move chair or body from desk. Reaches to place or retrieve files or open file drawers or cabinets.  Light grasping to hold a writing instrument or documents; firm grasping as needed to lift and carry work files or operate office equipment; finger dexterity to type on a computer keyboard.  Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications, legal documents and other information.  Acute hearing and oral skills required when communicating by telephone or in person.   Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Nov 14, 2019
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary   This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide staff support and customer service as a Librarian Substitute to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries within the Library Services Department. The Library Services Department includes Administration, Facilities Rentals & Maintenance, Outreach & Training Services, Programs & Youth Services, Public & Information Services, and Technology & Collection Management. The ideal candidate must possess a Master's Degree in Library Science, effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.     This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.   This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Provides quality customer service. Assists customers in the use of online resources. Educates patrons in the use of library resources. Provides reference and reader's advisory service to the general public. Researches and answers questions from the public and assists them in the use of the library. Provides reference services utilizing online catalogs, Internet, online databases and ebooks. Provides bibliographic and computer instruction to customers. Works on projects as assigned. Note: The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Requires a Master's Degree in Library Science and some related experience.    APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Nov 05, 2019
Temporary
Please Note: Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed.    Excellent part-time job opportunity for individuals to provide staff support and customer service for the City of Huntington Beach Community Services Department. The Community Services Department includes Recreation, Human & Cultural Services; Facilities, Development & Concessions; Marine Safety; and Beach Operations. Ideal candidates must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.   Hours worked per week may vary. These are Non-Perm, Part-Time positions. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants.    Positions in this classification are deemed safety sensitive under Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations and subject to drug and alcohol testing. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program.    Examples of Essential Duties Delivers demand responsive transportation services to ensure timely, efficient and safe customer service. Drives various routes using guidance and direction from Senior Services Transportation Coordinator. Investigates complaints, accidents and personal injuries and completes necessary reports. Provides safe and efficient services needed to facilitate orderly movement of passengers. The Senior Services Driver transports seniors to medical and non-medical appointments and to the Senior Center in Central Park(C.S.S.) lunch program, activities and classes by city automobile, van or bus. The driver assists frail or handicapped clients with boarding the vehicle and upon arrival. Drivers must have sufficient strength and dexterity to provide physical assistance to clients and a willingness to work with frail elderly. Performs routine vehicle maintenance. Keeps records and makes reports of travel schedules. Performs other related duties as required. Note : The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Knowledge of :  City and departmental policies and procedures; City geography; transportation routes; safe driving practices; California Vehicle Code; vehicle preventative maintenance; customer service methods and practices; senior program services and related referral sources; human development and psychology of the aged. Ability to : Operate a motor vehicle and two-way radio; drive in a safe and efficient manner; read and follow street maps; plan and adhere to route schedules; exercise good judgment and take effective action in responding to emergency situations; safely lift and move heavy objects; maintain accurate records; communicate effectively with clients, volunteers and staff; willingness and patience to work with seniors and the disabled; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; communicate effectively with others; and deliver quality customer service.   Education and Experience : Two years of related experience plus one year of social service experience desirable. Experience in working with seniors or disabled individuals is highly desirable. License : By time of appointment, must have a valid Class B California Motor Vehicle Operator's License .   You will be required to obtain  a passenger endorsement  within 6  months  of appointment. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. You will be asked to obtain a copy of your DMV driver record that will include all reportable information: convictions for three, seven or ten years, departmental actions and accidents in accordance with California Vehicle Code section 1808. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Positions requiring a Class A or B driver's license are subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Sufficient strength and dexterity to provide physical assistance to clients and a willingness to work with frail elderly.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
HBPD IS LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED EXPERIENCED POLICE OFFICERS.   THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS AND   FUTURE TESTING DATES WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE. Perform police duties in an assigned division; uniform, investigation, special services or administrative services. POLICE OFFICER (Experience/Lateral) - Lateral officers CURRENTLY working in an agency covered by CalPERS, who are determined by CalPERS to be CLASSIC members, would receive the benefit rate of 3%@50. Please see additional information by clicking on the "Benefits" tab. Examples of Essential Duties Generally, a police officer's first assignment is to the uniform division. After a sufficient period of patrol duty, the police officer becomes eligible for police assignments in traffic, the detective bureau, special services and administrative services division. Patrols an assigned area of the City by car, motorcycle, or helicopter and investigates suspicious conditions; responds to emergency calls and provides emergency assistance; conducts preliminary and/or follow-up investigations of disturbances, complaints, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, deaths, suicides, etc. and gathers and preserves evidence; prepares evidence, reports, diagrams and records for files and/or presentation in court and sets up and maintains case files; maintains a daily log including documentation of responses to emergency calls; issues warnings and citations and apprehends criminals; directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at fires, parades, funerals, and other emergencies or congested situations; searches for stolen property and missing persons; transports prisoners; serves warrants and subpoenas, and testifies in court; performs desk officer duties providing information and direction over the phone and in person; analyzes various bureau activities and reports on the efficiency of existing programs and system; compiles statistics; trains police recruits and other sworn personnel; performs other related duties. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Public safety laws and rules; proper search and seizure and arrest procedures. Ability to: Apply public safety laws and rules to daily situations; analyze problems and to rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stress situations. Education: Requires completion of twelfth grade or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills. Specific courses are required for advancement within the department. Experience: Requires one (1) year of sworn police officer experience AND successful completion of the probationary period.     Out-of-state candidates must have completed Step 2 of the California POST Basic Waiver program prior to applying. Documentation of acceptance into the waiver program is required and must be attached. Contact POST at www.post.ca.gov for further information. License: Valid California driver's license or ability to obtain one prior to date of hire.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official online application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training.  The top candidates best meeting the City's needs will be invited to the written test (Pass/Fail) , testing date(s) to be determined at a later time. Candidates meeting the minimum requirements may not necessarily be invited to test. The test consists of a report writing test. Successful candidates will be invited to the physical agility test immediately following the written exam.  This test consists of four timed components: Dummy Pull -  165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Vehicle Push - Fully equipped police vehicle 10' in 7 second Obstacle Course - including barriers, 6' wall/fence in 1 minute 20 seconds 1 Mile Run - 8 minutes 30 seconds Successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview, tentatively scheduled for later that same day and on the following two days if necessary. Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a psychological examination and a pre-placement medical evaluation/drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.  PLEASE NOTE:  Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions   COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
***THIS RECRUITMENT IS ALSO OPEN TO THOSE CANDIDATES CURRENTLY ATTENDING A POST APPROVED FULL-TIME POLICE ACADEMY***   The ideal candidate will be at least 21 years of age by the end of the academy, will have good school/work history and have law enforcement experience such as Police Cadet, Explorer or experience performing other law enforcement related duties. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an entry level or trainee class where incumbents will be presented with a wide variety of training experiences while attending a state-mandated basic peace officer training as required by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). After meeting all department, state-mandated and academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, the incumbent will be reclassified to the class of Police Officer. Examples of Essential Duties Attends a basic POST-certified academy, the curriculum of which is mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and/or the local Police Academy Advisory Committee. This training consists of an entire overview of the criminal justice system, which includes, but may not be limited to, various laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques, first aid and lifetime physical fitness. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Ability to:  Observe and learn such things as laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques and first aid; analyze problems and rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stressful situations; undergo strenuous physical conditioning, meeting or exceeding required standards of performance; read and interpret highly complex written materials: laws, statutes, manuals, etc.; clearly and concisely present ideas orally and in writing. Education: Requires high school graduation or GED Certificate. Background Investigation:  Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation.  License:  Valid California driver's license.      APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official on-line application must be completed in its  entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications will be reviewed and those best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to the next step in the selection process. Invited candidates will be required to attend a  Mandator y  Orientation/test session. *This requirement will be waived for applicants currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy*   The orientation/test session will consist of the following: An overview of the Huntington Beach Police Department The Testing Process The Background Process The Academy The FTO Program Written Exam  Those attaining a passing score on the written exam will be invited to the Physical Agility Exam (pass/fail). PT/casual attire is recommended. *This requirement will be waived for applicants currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy* The PA exam consists of the following (not necessarily in this order): Dummy Drag   - 165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Agility Wall  - 1 successful climb in 30 seconds 1 Mile Run  - In 9 minutes or less In addition to the above exam, we will conduct an academy preparedness assessment with the following exercises: Push-ups  - Max amount in 2 minutes Sit-ups - Max amount in 2 minutes The above exercises are not considered part of the Physical Agility exam resulting in a pass/fail score. At the successful conclusion of the Physical Agility Exam, candidates will be invited to an Oral Interview (weighted 100%).  Candidates currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy will only be required to participate in an Oral Interview (weighted 100%).   Candidates successful at passing every testing component will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made.  The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer/neighborhood checks, DOJ/FBI/Military checks, etc., Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, candidates must undergo a pre-placement drug screen, psychological evaluation and medical examination.  In addition, all   applicants in the background process will be encouraged to participate in a physical fitness training program in order to ensure success in the police academy.   Upon hire, employees are subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE:   OUR PRIMARY MEANS OF COMMUNICATION WITH APPLICANTS/CANDIDATES IS VIA E-MAIL; THEREFORE, PLEASE INCLUDE A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS ON YOUR APPLICATION. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 13, 2019
Temporary
This is a  Non-Permanent position. The City is seeking dependable and dedicated field laborers to assist in the performance of general maintenance in support of the Streets, Facilities and Beach maintenance, Parks, Trees and Landscape operations, as well as Water Utilities operations. The position works under the direct supervision of a full-time, permanent City employee working as part of a crew. Based on years of experience in related field, department has the discretion to determine hiring level at I, II, III, IV or V (Part-Time Level 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10). Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 to June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory and requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Depending on the assignment area, typical duties may include: operating stationary and portable small tools; operating hand and power driven tools; setting up and/or cleaning up for various operations or projects; assisting full-time staff in removing obstacles, debris and litter; loading and unloading trucks; lifting and carrying items weighing up 100 lbs; following directions carefully; working diligently within safety parameters; performs other related duties as assigned. (The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.) Qualifications Ability to:  Read and listen to and follow instructions; learn construction zone traffic control and site safety procedures applicable to related maintenance repair work; use hand tools; carry out work assignments as instructed; communicate effectively orally; establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work flexible hours which may include evenings, weekends and holidays; and perform physical labor in an unrestricted fashion. Possession of:   a valid CA Driver License and provide evidence of and maintain an acceptable driving record during the course of employment.   Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Sit to operate motorized vehicle; stand to perform tasks or operate tools and equipment; walk to carry or operate tools and equipment; reach below and above shoulder level, turn, twist, lean, bend, stoop, crouch and squat to perform physical tasks, climb short distances; climb ladders; carry, push, pull and drag weight up to 100 pounds a distance of approximately 35 feet from a staging point to a work area (fertilizer bags 80 pounds, concrete bags 90 pounds, and asphalt bags 100 pounds), lift to waist height and dump heavy trash bags from stationary cans; light and firm grasping, including finger dexterity to hold and operate hand tools; foot manipulation to drive vehicle using accelerator pedal or brake pedal; and, speak to answer basic questions from the public or ask questions of the supervisor. Work is primarily performed outdoors with exposure to direct sunlight, rain, humidity, dust, and noisy equipment. Odors from fertilizers, trash, and asphalt are part of the environment. Must possess unrestricted physical ability to perform tasks and duties outlined above.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 16, 2019
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary. This is a part-time/on-call job opportunity within the Library Services Department. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.   This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time/On Call position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7 1/2% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice .  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants.  Examples of Essential Duties This assignment is for Library Security Monitor and the duties for this assignment are: Provides general assistance to library visitors and staff, in matters relating to building security, safety and maintenance. Greets library users, makes them feel welcome, and directs them to appropriate service desks. Interprets, explains and enforces library policies to the public. Provides regular patrol and monitoring of Central Library building and grounds. Works to help diffuse difficult situations and if needed, escorts disruptive patrons from the building, and reports suspicious behavior to supervisors. Prepares and submits incident and accident reports. May assist with meeting room set-ups and take downs. Opens and closes library facilities, handles day-end cash procedures and operates alarm systems. Attends and participates in staff, department and other job-related meetings. Note:  The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : Customer service, conflict resolution and emergency procedures. Ability to : Provide excellent customer service. Accept responsibility for the safety and well-being of library patrons. Make mature decisions. Work on an on-call basis. Education and Experience :   Requires education, training, experience equivalent to two years directly related experience with demonstrated technical skills.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Ability to lift 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
This is a continuous recruitment.  We will continue to accept applications until the hiring department determines enough qualified applications have been received.  However, we will begin the testing process when 100 applications have been received and will continue periodic testing after that as sufficient numbers of applications are received. DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed within this job classification. City Council/Administration at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of : During probation the following knowledge must be acquired: codes, practices and procedures used to transmit information to units in the field and locations of streets and buildings. Ability to : Ability to understand complex instructions which are presented orally or in writing; read street maps and quickly find locations; quickly evaluate an emergency situation and develop logical working solutions; keep up with fast pace of incoming calls and transmitted information; successfully perform multi-tasking duties; speak clearly and confidently; gain cooperation and cooperate with others; apply procedures for handling unique problems; exercise good judgment with memory for details; recognize and keep information confidential; be reliable and dependable; read, comprehend, interpret and utilize instructions, manuals and other materials applicable to this area; work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays; provide quality customer service. Education: High School Degree or equivalent. Experience : Type 40 words per minute Other: Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Testing will begin after 100 applications have been received. Applicants best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to participate in the examination process.  The testing will consist of the following CRITICALL - Qualified candidates will be required to participate in the on-line Criticall examination.  This includes testing skills required to be successful in the position.  It will also include a typing test.  The minimum net typing speed is 40 WPM. Those meeting the minimum scores on this exam will be invited to take the written exam. WRITTEN EXAM - The Written Exam is the POST Entry Level Dispatcher Test Battery.  A passing T-Score of 55 is required. T-SCORE TRANSFERS  - The written exam may be waived if you have achieved a minimum T-Score of 55 on a POST approved Dispatchers Entry Level examination taken no more than six (6) months from the date of our scheduled written exam. Note: You may not retake this exam if already taken within 30 days of the date of our scheduled exam.   If you are invited to the written exam phase of the process and would like to transfer your T-Score from another agency, please forward a copy of the T-score letter from the agency where the exam was taken to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org. ORAL EXAM - The oral exam, weighted 100% of the total score, will determine the ranking on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation, psychological exam and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.   Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:   In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS - Civilian Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process.  Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification:    Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to:    Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
This posting is for applicants who already possess a Peace Officer Standards and Training ( POST) Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate AND are currently working (or have worked in the last 24 months) as a public safety dispatcher in a California law enforcement agency, having completed two (2) years of employment . DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed within this job classification. City Council/Administration at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of : During probation the following knowledge must be acquired: codes, practices and procedures used to transmit information to units in the field and locations of streets and buildings. Ability to : Ability to understand complex instructions which are presented orally or in writing; read street maps and quickly find locations; quickly evaluate an emergency situation and develop logical working solutions; keep up with fast pace of incoming calls and transmitted information; successfully perform multi-tasking duties; speak clearly and confidently; gain cooperation and cooperate with others; apply procedures for handling unique problems; exercise good judgment with memory for details; recognize and keep information confidential; be reliable and dependable; read, comprehend, interpret and utilize instructions, manuals and other materials applicable to this area; work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays; provide quality customer service. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate (issued by the State of California, Department of Justice).  A copy of the certificate must be turned in at your oral exam. ( Please Note:  This is not the 120-hour Basic Public Safety Dispatch Course Certificate) Experience :  Must be currently working, or have worked in the last 24 months , as a public safety dispatcher in a California law enforcement agency AND have completed two (2) years of employment, including successful completion of the probationary period. Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. Must type 40 words per minute (net) .  A typing certificate, as described below, must be turned in at or before the oral exam. You may submit a copy of your typing certificate to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org.    APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. A copy of your POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate (issued by the State of California, Department of Justice) must be turned in at the oral exam.   Certificates of Completion issued by a Dispatcher Academy is unacceptable. A typing certificate must be turned in at or before the oral exam.   Specific instructions regarding acceptable certificates are listed below.   All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training.  Not all candidates meeting the minimum requirements will necessarily be invited to the next phase which includes an oral exam (weighted 100%). Candidates successfully completing the oral exam will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. TYPING CERTIFICATIONS : 1.  Candidates must provide proof of required typing skill of 40 wpm net (gross minus number of errors).  We will accept typing certificates issued within the last 12 months, from an employment or other public agency.   2.  Certificates must be on official letterhead from the agency and must include a phone number and name of contact person in order to verify information.   3. Typing tests may also be taken at the locations listed below.  Please call for appointments and costs. HUNTINGTON BEACH ADULT SCHOOL 17231 Gothard Street Huntington Beach, CA 92647 714-842-4227 FOCUS EMPLOYMENT INC. 2400 E. Katella Ave. Ste. 800 Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 848-6129 4. Alternatively, candidates may request to take a typing test on site on the day of their oral exam. Appointments shall be made in advance by sending an email request to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org.  Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at the time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Temporary
Volunteer assignments are unpaid and non-benefitted.  VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENT SUMMARY: Under the mentorship of professional fire prevention personnel, working as a Fire Prevention Volunteer provides the opportunity to gain an overall perspective of fire prevention activities.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Fire Prevention Volunteers serve at the pleasure of the Fire Chief. The Fire Prevention Volunteer performs activities under the supervision of the Fire Marshal, Assistant Fire Marshal and Fire Prevention staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Fire Prevention Volunteer is an unpaid assignment.    The purpose is to provide exposure to a variety of activities related to fire prevention for individuals completing their education in Fire Prevention or Fire Technology or have already finished their related education. Volunteer activities may be applied towards completion of a State Fire Marshal Fire Inspector Task book. EXAMPLES OF VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: Assist with administrative tasks assigned by supervisors Assist with providing administrative support including, but not limited to: answering inquiries from the public, preparing special projects and reports, as well as data input related to fire inspection and prevention activities. Assist with special events Assist with public education programs Conduct follow-up evaluations activity with a limited scope Conduct Knox box review activity Perform other volunteer activity as assigned The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind volunteer activities and assignments as needed. Examples of Essential Duties N/A Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the volunteer activities is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to fire prevention Arithmetic and basic algebra Computer equipment and associated software programs Customer service principles Ability to: Assist Fire Prevention Division staff as needed Prepare reports and communications; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Communicate and deal effectively with fire personnel and the general public Ensure safety and professional work standards are met Establish and maintain cooperative customer service relationships with those contacted; and deliver quality customer service Represent the Fire Department in a professional manor at all times Meet and follow the Fire Department's uniform policies while conducting volunteer activities Education: Current enrollment or graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Fire Technology, Fire Science, Public of Business Administration, or related field is required. Experience: Completion of or current enrollment in Fire Inspection 1A is required. Previous customer service experience is highly desirable. Previous fire administration or prevention experience is highly desirable. Completion of Fire Inspector 1B, 1C and 1D is highly desirable. Licenses/Certifications: Possession of a valid California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required at time of appointment and throughout the time of volunteer assignment.    Special Conditions: Volunteers regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of their volunteer assignment shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Must be 18 years or older Must be willing to volunteer a minimum of 8 hours per week and a maximum of 60 hours per month Upon being selected to be a volunteer, each candidate must complete and submit the following: Must pass a background check, which includes a Livescan. Must provide a DMV H6 print out showing 10 year driving history Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Volunteers must be able to meet the physical requirements of the activities assigned and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the volunteer activities to be performed. Volunteer activities involves considerable physical activity in an outdoor setting with exposure to weather conditions and potential exposure to physical harm. There is frequent need to walk, talk or hear, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and climb ladders or scaffolding. May also necessitate frequent exposure to weather conditions, physical, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards.  Must comply with all California Occupational Safety & Health Act (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear including but not limited to respirators and/or hearing protective devices if and when required.  May climb, stoop, bend, crouch, kneel, and reach above and below shoulder level. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Application Process A volunteer application must be downloaded from the Fire Prevention Division's website at https://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/government/departments/fire/fire_prevention_code_enforcement/ .  Return the completed application along with an up-to-date resume to Fire Administration desk located on the 5th floor of City Hall, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA  92648 (Attn:  Assistant Fire Marshal). The department reserves the right to invite best qualified candidates to an oral interview based upon the number of openings available. Multiple oral interviews may be required. Those selected to move forward in the selection process after an interview, must submit the following completed documents (at the applicant's expense): Livescan A DMV H6 - 10 year driving history Applicants will also be subject to an abbreviated in house background check (paid for by the Fire Department).For any inquiries please contact Fire Prevention Inspector Jacob Worthy at jacob.worthy@surfcity-hb.org .