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12 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 19, 2019
Full Time
The salary range for Senior Analyst is $88,088.00 – $107,328.00 annually with the actual salary determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Analyst classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation. Are you interested in an opportunity to provide support and leadership for re-building Citywide learning and development? Do you want to build a culture of using workforce data and performance measures to improve the City of San Jose’s ability to deliver vital services to our residents and community? Do you want to champion strategic partnerships with educational institutions to create a career pipeline into public service? This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys creating and managing projects amidst ambiguity, thrives in “learning” as they develop and implement strategies and programs, and has a commitment to collaboration in a small team environment. This is your opportunity to join the Human Resources department and provide management and leadership to a new learning and development workgroup that will focus on developing a career “pipeline” to the City, and data work in the Strategic Support Division of HR. This position would report directly to the Assistant Director of Human Resources, and will supervise two Analyst I/II positions. Senior Analyst – Workforce Learning and Development The Human Resources Department is seeking to fill a temporary (over-strength) Senior Analyst position in the Learning and Development Team. This position is currently approved through June 30, 2020, and is subject to extension, pending budget approval. This Senior Analyst will manage the Learning and Development team, which currently consists of two Analyst I/II positions, one Graduate Student Intern, and the possibility of a second Graduate Student Intern. The Learning and Development team supports the development of strategic pipeline initiatives, develops the infrastructure for data and measurement across the Human Resources department, with a focus on partnering with the Employment Division. The Learning and Development team also coordinates and updates the Human Resources department’s web site. This position works closely with the Assistant Director, the Employment Division, and other divisions in the department, as needed. The Senior Analyst will also have significant and regular interactions with other departments and cross-department workgroups to share information, progress, resources, and to deploy vendor-delivered training and development programs. Responsibilities of the Workforce Learning and Development Senior Analyst include, but are not limited to: Manage the development of core Citywide learning and development opportunities through a model of assessment and piloting before committing to a program at scale. This includes managing vendors to ensure the delivery of high quality training that is aligned with the City’s goals, and to ensure the work is appropriately scoped for accountability. Clarify and develop appropriate scopes and resources for training on internal City policies and procedures. Manage the budget and monitor fiscal aspects of the Learning and Development program; Manage and monitor the master agreement for training and organizational development, including the tracking of service orders and expenditures. Oversee the development of partnerships and innovative programs with high schools, colleges, and trade schools. Support career fairs and the creation of internal opportunities to connect internship programs from across the City. Oversee the development of a robust program of data analysis and performance management. Champion the use of data and measures for improvement and assessing progress toward goals. Using agile tools and methods, develop a highly collaborative team process of planning and executing direction from the leadership team. Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing, distill complex ideas, facts, and information coherently and succinctly; is able to listen effectively and demonstrates openness to other peoples’ ideas and thoughts. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise – Demonstrates knowledge of and experience in managing complex projects by appropriately scoping the work, being accountable for execution and results, and doing the work collaboratively with staff. Knowledgeable of Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Job experience related to Human Resources management, public sector recruitment and selection processes, general administration or project management experience, experience with budgeting and fiscal practices, and understanding of effective practices in adult learning and development are desirable. Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. Fiscal Management - Understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements. Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promote job performance. Leadership – Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational support and direction. Planning - Acts to align own unit's goals with the strategic direction of the organization; Defines tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources to meet those objectives. Supervision - Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness. Teamwork Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 19, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Permits Specialist/Senior Permit Specialist classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. Responsibilities: Processes permit and plan check applications Provides fee estimates Answers building, fire, zoning code and related permit processing questions Conducts property investigations Uses and updates an automated permit processing database Provides general customer service assistance at the Development Services Permit Center. The Development Services Permit Center is comprised of personnel from the Planning, Building and Code Enforcement (PBCE), Fire and Public Works Departments. Current Permit Specialist/Senior Permit Specialist vacancies are in PBCE. These positions typically require the employee to be able to lift and move plans that can weigh up to 20 pounds, including storing them in a space that requires reaching into a cabinet with both high and low storage areas. Permit Specialists/Senior Permit Specialist may also sit and use a computer for long periods of time, and the work space may be restricted and/or can be very noisy. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the most desirable combination of training, skills and experience, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable experience, knowledge and skills for this position include: Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 19, 2019
Full Time
The Capital Team in the Department consists of architects, engineers, planners, and designers who work with the public and the development community to guide development of the city’s parks, community centers, and trails. The Parks Manager position in the Capital Team leads the San Jose Trail Program unit and is responsible for overseeing development of Class I Bikeway Trails from concept to completion. The unit pursues competitive grants, interfaces with regional funding partners, establishes priorities and vision for future trail development, partners with the City's Public Works and Transportation departments and consultants to guide, oversee, and contribute towards preparation of inter-agency agreements, grant funding agreements, technical feasibility studies, master plans, construction documents, environmental documents, and construction administration. The Parks Manager also serves as a liaison for the community and advocacy groups on trail development and operational issues. Job duties include managing a Senior Analyst and working at peer level with Senior Landscape Architects and other technical professionals in other City departments. The Parks Manager will sustain progress in developing a 100-mile interconnected Trail Network, consistent with the Program’s well-established Vision, Mission, and Strategic Plan goals to build one of the nation’s largest urban trail networks. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to: Provide leadership for and supervising the work of an inter-disciplinary team of professionals and sub-professionals within and outside of the department. Negotiate terms for funding and joint use agreements with local, state, and federal agencies. Manage public information on trail development via website management, social media, and scheduled reports to City commissions and City Council and facilitating community questions. Communicate clearly and demonstrate excellent customer service consistent with Department standards. Prepare formal written documents, including memoranda to Council. Sustain and update San Jose Trail Program database (Filemaker Pro) by conducting quality control, updates, and production of monthly and annual reports on status of the Trail Network. Conduct financial oversight by preparing annual updates for federal-funded projects via MTC’s Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP). Identify, prioritize, and prepare competitive grant applications. Pursue and manage grant funding, including developing funding strategies that align with timing and conditions for use of grants. Review and approve detour plans for trail closures. Provide technical review of development or construction projects that may impact/enhance planned or existing trails. Produce documentation to support adjustments to Annual Maintenance Budget to sustain growing Trail Network. The ideal candidate will be a forward-thinking professional that possesses a high level of professionalism, creativity, excellent customer service skills, and a strong work ethic. The Parks Manager position requires excellent judgment, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility, and written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate should have experience in traffic engineering, desktop publishing, public speaking, strategic thinking, landscape, interior, or architectural design. A degree in Civil Engineering or Landscape Architecture is highly desirable. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
The Mayor's Office is seeking an enthusiastic, organized, and knowledgeable person to join the Mayor's Office of Strategic Initiatives and Budget as a Strategic Partnerships Manager. This role will work closely with our key partner, the San José Public Library Foundation and will have a dotted line reporting role to the Foundation. This role serves as a key leadership team member and active participant in strategic decisions. Working closely with the Director, the Strategic Partnerships Manager will design and implement a comprehensive development plan and cultivate individual and institutional philanthropic support. This person will develop a communication strategy and collateral that demonstrate the impact of strategic initiatives and support fund development efforts. They will also serve as a key policy advisor to Mayor for issues related to Education, Workforce Development, Service/Volunteerism, and Performance. The Manager has primary responsibility for raising $300,000 through individual gifts and collaborating with the Director of Strategic Partnerships and SJPLF Executive Director to secure institutional gifts (foundation grants, corporate sponsorship, government grants). Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Create compelling effective content and fundraising collateral, coordinates production, designs mailing lists, meets deadlines, and tracks results for all fundraising campaigns. Writing grants and reports for foundations, corporations and government (local, state and federal). Maintain templates for flyers, press releases, PSAs, sponsorships, and more. Handle multiple edits/updates/changes. Conducts new funder prospecting efforts by researching sources, performing analysis of fit, and writing letters of inquiry and gift proposals. R esearch opportunities for corporate sponsorships and grants, initiates relationships, and monitors progress and fulfillment. Establish a process for social media distribution of key Mayoral and SJPLF initiatives. This includes the maintenance and execution of a regular calendar and cadence of posting across all platforms. Develop and execute regular posts to all current and future social media platforms – this includes promoting key initiatives, tracking trends and news cycles, and engaging with partners where appropriate on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Work with partners and internal stakeholders to orchestrate participation in outside social media campaigns. Execute on paid social media campaigns and provide learnings and analysis on data outcomes. Understand metrics for tracking and regularly track, analyze, and report on social media analytics across all social platforms. Collaborates with the Library’s marketing team on donor-related collateral and multi-platform communications to ensure clear and consistent messaging This is a full-time, exempt position with a high degree of autonomy and opportunity for growth. Salary will be based on a candidate's unique combination of skills, training, and experience.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 13, 2019
Full Time
This position is responsible for performing paralegal duties in connection with the Litigation Department requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills. These duties may include, but are not limited to drafting discovery responses, preparing administrative records, responding to public record act requests, and assisting attorneys with day-to-day management of their case files. The ideal candidate will possess experience drafting discovery papers, performing legal research and fact finding, retrieving and collecting documents, interviewing witnesses, and summarizing depositions and/or medical records. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented with good analytical skills, a team player who possesses strong organizational and computer skills and will have good oral and written communication skills. This position is funded through June 2020; however, there's a strong possibility that the position is likely to be extended. The extension of this position is subject to the City Manager's approval. Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate may be hired at the Legal Analyst I or Legal Analyst II level. The annual salary range for a Legal Analyst I is $69,139.20 to $84,073.60 and the annual salary range for a Legal Analyst II is $75,462.40 to $91,707.20. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Legal Analyst classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable pay. The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this department. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 13, 2019
Full Time
This position is responsible for performing legal secretarial duties requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills. These duties may include, but are not limited to, transcribing, preparing, processing, and e-filing pleadings/briefs in the various state and federal courts; preparing and processing correspondence, contracts, ordinances, resolutions, City Council memoranda, and other legal documents and instruments; maintaining calendars for attorneys; answering telephones and contacting other offices to provide, obtain, and/or coordinate information and/or appearances; and performing office filing; as well as organizing and maintaining a wide variety of information and materials in support of attorneys. The skill level of this position places strong emphasis on accuracy, quality, and attention to detail. A strong knowledge base of legal procedures and court rules (federal and state) is desirable. This position involves a variety of legal matters including civil litigation, workers' compensation, and all aspects of municipal law. Incumbent must be proficient in the use of personal computers and able to work with various types of software in the Windows environment. The successful candidate will be hired at the Legal Administrative Assistant II level. The annual salary range for a Legal Administrative Assistant II is $62,899.20 to $76,440. Additionally, this classification also receives a 5% ongoing non-pensionable pay in addition to the salary listed. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this department. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 12, 2019
Full Time
About Integrated Waste Management ESD’s Integrated Waste Management (IWM) division leads one of the largest and most aggressive solid waste management systems in the United States through creativity and innovation. Division staff collaborate with other City departments and establish strong partnerships with private companies, other government agencies, nonprofits, and the community on a variety of key efforts. Experience fast-paced work and learn new skills that contribute to the bigger purpose of protecting the environment at a local level. Position and Duties ESD is seeking to fill Maintenance Worker II (MWII) positions as part of the Removing and Preventing Illegal Dumping (RAPID) team. The RAPID team has a positive impact on the cleanliness of our streets and sidewalks, responding to concerns made by the public and proactively collecting illegally dumped materials. RAPID’s MWII employees are passionate about beautifying San Jose, engage positively with residents, and contribute to a healthier environment. MWIIs work in small and large crews to collect reported and non-reported illegally dumped materials. MWIIs also work with educating the public on their options for appropriately discarding unwanted materials. Under general supervision by a Senior Maintenance Worker and Supervising Environmental Service Specialist, employees in the Maintenance Worker II (MWII) positions engage in the abatement and response to illegal dumping complaints throughout the city and provide support to the Public Litter Can Program. MWIIs are major contributors to the Department's efforts to provide exceptional service to its customers and all have important field responsibilities. MWII responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Employees are expected to work a five-day per week schedule, either Monday through Friday or Tuesday through Saturday. ILLEGAL DUMPING MAINTENANCE: The responsibilities of these positions include planning work and participating in small and large crews engaged in the response and abatement of reported and non-reported illegally dumped materials within public right-of-ways including streets and sidewalks. These positions will be expected to know/learn how to safely care for and operate our leaf body dump trucks, bucket trucks, and compactor vehicles. More information on the typical duties can be found in the Class Specifications for Maintenance Worker II. These positions require grasping, reaching, bending, pulling, kneeling/crouching/squatting, lifting, and carrying objects up to 100 pounds to complete the described job duties; standing and walking are performed intermittently. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 11, 2019
Full Time
DOT is accepting applications for the position of full-time benefited Maintenance Assistant. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications may be required to pass a written exam and a practical exam. Under immediate supervision, the Maintenance Assistant performs unskilled work in the maintenance and repair of streets, pavements, sewers, landscaping, traffic signs, and traffic signals. Duties include digging holes, trenches, and ditches. It also includes operating a wide range of hand, mechanical, and power tools, as well as a variety of light and heavy vehicles, trucks, and equipment relevant to work performed, ensuring compliance with safe working practices. Maintenance crews provide services seven days a week. Individuals in this classification may be required to work alternate work shifts, including grave and swing, weekends, holidays, overtime, and on-call. More information on the typical duties can be found in the Class Specifications for Maintenance Assistant.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 10, 2019
Full Time
The San Jose Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Senior Crime & Intelligence Analyst, which is the higher of two levels in the Crime and Intelligence Analyst series and is a working, first-line supervisor position. This essential position in the Crime Analysis Unit is responsible for supervising staff and performing crime and intelligence analysis utilizing administrative, strategic, operational, tactical, and intelligence analysis techniques. The position provides accurate and timely crime and intelligence information in support of patrol operations, criminal investigations, crime prevention, and administrative functions. The position extracts raw data from multiple law enforcement systems and utilizes specialized analytical software applications to identify and monitor crime trends and criminal activity. The position assists investigators in solving criminal cases by translating data into viable intelligence information. The position also provides statistics for Police and City Budget management reports, resource allocation, grant-funded initiatives, special programs, etcetera. Key duties of the Senior Crime & Intelligence Analysts include but are not limited to: -Supervising a team of Crime & Intelligence Analysts, including prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, training staff, and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. -Reviewing incoming requests and determining the appropriate assignment based on the nature of the request, complexity, geographic area, staffing concerns, legal considerations, and deadlines. This position works on highly confidential requests and/or conducts most complex crime and intelligence analysis assignments. -Assigning daily requests for information and determining which systems and software applications to utilize for accessing, extracting, formatting, analyzing, interpreting, and disseminating data. -Supervising the collection of official crime statistics to the Department of Justice per the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program as mandated by the State of California (and subsequent National Incident Based Reporting System) as needed. -Providing support for the Chief's management operations; participating in regional data sharing and specialized briefings; and presenting training sessions to sworn and other civilian staff. -Utilizing various law enforcement systems and software applications to develop comprehensive charts, graphs, tables, maps, timelines, telephone toll analyses, and related materials for use by various law enforcement personnel, City departments, and outside agencies. -Conducting spatial and temporal analysis utilizing multiple databases within a geographic information system for use in identifying and depicting locations of serious offenders, crime patterns, trends, and series. -Directing and assisting with special analytical projects dealing with crime, demographic resource allocation, budget, homeland defense, traffic enforcement, special operations, grant-funded initiatives, and event planning. -Testifying in court as to methodology employed in gathering information used in crime analysis publications, as required. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 05, 2019
Full Time
The City of San José's Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Department is recruiting to fill an Accountant I/II to manage the daily operations of the Fiscal section within the Administrative Services Division. This position will be responsible for supervising a staff of four (4) employees and will report to the Administrative Officer in the Administrative Services Division. Depending on their qualifications, the successful candidate will be hired as an Accountant I or Accountant II. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise, support, and mentor accounting staff responsible for the daily operations of the PBCE Fiscal section and performs complex and varied technical and professional accounting work including auditing, analyzing, and verifying fiscal records and reports, and preparing statistical reports. This includes but not limited to: Reconciling department general ledger accounts Month and Year-end activities (adjusting entries, accruals and related schedules) Performs treasury functions including departmental cash flow analysis, monitoring and reconciling funding sources (wires, online payments, etc.), and manage list of authorized signers. Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, procurement (contracts and service orders), and grants Monitor accounts receivable aging reports and collections; provide recommendations to management Provide professional and technical accounting guidance to department and staff on accounting pronouncements, standards, policies and procedures, and in resolving complex accounting and financial problems Develop, implement and evaluate fiscal policies, procedures, and internal control practices and initiate action for improvement in compliance with generally accepted accounting practices and the City of San Jose's accounting practices. Lead or participate in a variety of special fiscal projects and perform other duties and assignments, as required This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.