City of Vallejo

The City of Vallejo is a municipal corporation of the County of Solano, incorporated in the State of California.  The City of Vallejo is a full service, charter city with a FY 2015-16 total budget of $185 million. There are 522 authorized staff positions in the following areas: Administration (Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology), Operations (Police, Fire and Public Works), Community and Economic Development, City Manager office and the City Attorney’s office. The City has a Council-Manager form of government with the Mayor and six Council Members elected at large, on a non-partisan basis, for four-year overlapping terms.

   

 

 

 

 

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City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jan 25, 2020
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE CITY OF VA LLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE DEPARTMENT The Vallejo Fire Department consists of 87 employees, who are staffed between Administration, Suppression, EMS, Training, and Prevention divisions. The Department averages over 12,000 calls per year and boasts two of the busiest engines in the state. Suppression Section Fire Suppression has a staff of 76, including Firefighter-Paramedics, Engineers, Captains, and Battalion Chiefs. The staff are spread across three different shifts and six different stations to ensure coverage to citizens 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Each shift is led by a Battalion Chief. Training Section The Fire Training Division is responsible for providing continuing education to staff, overseeing the Department's three-year Apprenticeship program, running the recruit Academy, and managing the department's Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Training consists of one Battalion Chief and a Fire Captain. Prevention Section The Fire Prevention Division is responsible for inspection services, plan checks and permitting, fire reports and investigations,weed abatement, and public education and outreach. Prevention consists of a Prevention Manager, two Inspectors, and one Secretary. For more information about the Vallejo Fire Department please visit their webpage by clicking here. THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill 7 regular, full-time, vacancies and 12 limited-term, full-time vacancies for Firefighter/Paramedic. The list established by this recruitmentmay be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. Regular, full-time positions are approved by Council and allocated in the budget. These are benefited positions, considered part of the classified service, and are represented by IAFF. Limited-term positions are typically established under grant funded or other contract programsthat have a specified duration which is longer than that ofextra help or temporary positions. They are generally 40 hours per week,are eligible for benefits and covered by City policies and applicable MOU's. These particular limited term positions are for SAFER grant positions and are full-time, benefited positions. While SAFER grant positions may be terminated after the three year grant period, the department anticipates retaining all hires through attrition. The Vallejo Fire Departmentis seekinghighly motivated Firefighters who have been placed on the Firefighter Candidate Testing Center Paramedic Statewide Eligibility List (FCTC) and who possess both a valid California Paramedic License and Cal-JacCandidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)Card. The ideal candidates will havea desire to actively support our commitment to providinga high level of service to our community through innovation, training (employees and the community), and cutting edge technology. Recruits will undergo a 16-week fire academy and receive additional departmental training designed to provide an overview of the fire service in various regulations and procedures, firefighter techniques, and other related duties. Recruits are assigned to a 40- hour work week schedule during the academy. Upon completion, academy graduates will transition to a 56.3 hour work week. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Firefighters/Paramedics receive paramedic specialty pay on top of base salary of Firefighter for their possession of required certifications and licenses. SALARY Firefighter/Paramedic : $26.63 - $35.61 Hourly $2,998.94 - $4,009.75 Bi-Weekly $6,497.70 - $8,687.80 Monthly $77,972.45 - $104,253.59 Annual SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives supervision from supervisory or management staff. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following : Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of fires, including rescue, entry, ventilating and salvage work. Performs clean up and overhaul work and checking, testing and maintenance activities on apparatus and equipment to return it to readiness for further alarms. Assists in maintaining fire apparatus and equipment and fire station and grounds. Responds to emergency calls. Operates resuscitators and inhalators and administers first aid. Drives equipment to fire scenes and assumes responsibility for readiness of firefighting apparatus. Assists in making residential, commercial and industrial inspections to discover and eliminate potential fire hazards, to educate the public in fire prevention and to be prepared for fire suppression tactics. Participates in a continuing training and instruction program by individual study of technical material and attendance at scheduled drills and classes; may serve in the fire prevention unit. Acts as relief fire captain as assigned. Responds to major alarms while off duty. May be required to work irregular hours, to stand by for calls, and to be quartered overnight at a fire station. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Elementary chemistry and mechanics. Ability to: Learn technical firefighting principles and techniques and principles of hydraulics applied to fire suppression. Understand and follow oral and written directions. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with fellow employees and the public. Keep simple records and prepare reports. Mechanical aptitude; physical endurance and agility. Meet standards as to age, height, weight and physical condition. Experience and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates for Firefighter/Paramedic must possess the following licenses/certificationsprior to submitting an application: Valid Cal- JAC Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) Card Valid California Paramedic Certification Must be active on theFirefighter Candidate Testing Center Paramedic Statewide Eligibility List (FCTC) EMT-Paramedic License and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certificate (PALS) or Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professional Certificate (PEPP) Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support Certificate (PHTLS) or Basic Trauma Life Support Certification (BTLS) or InternationalTrauma Life Support Certification (ITLS) Valid California Driver's License must be obtained prior to employment with the City of Vallejo Driver's License: Successful incumbents in this job class are expected to operate automotive vehicles in the performance of the assigned duties. Individuals who are appointed to this position will be required to maintain a valid California Driver's License witha Firefighter's endorsementthroughout the tenure of their employment. Physical Requirements for both levels: Must be physically capable ofperforming all essential duties required of a City of Vallejo Firefighter/Paramedic, including rigorous activities associated with emergency operations. Fitness will initially be determined by possession of a Cal- JAC Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT), and ability to pass a medical evaluation. Supplemental Information The Recruitment & Selection Process 1.To be considered for this position candidates must complete a City of Vallejo online application and mustscan and attach the requireddocuments and certificateslisted below totheir application packet at time of submittal for consideration.Complete application packets must be submitted by Monday, February 24, 2020 at 5: 00pm . N o consideration will be given to incomplete applications. ***IMPORTANT: To be considered you must attach the following documents and certificates to your online application: Front and back copies of certificates: Valid Cal- JAC Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) Card Valid California Paramedic Certification Must be active on theFirefighter Candidate Testing Center Paramedic Statewide Eligibility List (FCTC) EMT-Paramedic License and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certificate (PALS) or Pediatric Education forPrehospitalProfessional Certificate (PEPP) Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support Certificate (PHTLS) or Basic Trauma Life Support Certification (BTLS) or InternationalTrauma Life Support Certification (ITLS) Valid California Driver's License must be obtained prior to employment with the City of Vallejo Passing score ( 70% or higher) on the Firefighter Candidate Testing Center (FCTC) written test(FCTConline.org) and be placed on the Paramedic Statewide Eligibility List. Applications received without the required attachments will be considered incomplete and willnotbe given further consideration . Applications may be obtained and completed online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vallejo or go to the City of Vallejo website; click on Human Resources Department then, click on "Employment Opportunities" NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2.Applications containing all required materials (see step 1 for required documents/certifications) will be screened for overall qualifications the week of February 24, 2020. Candidates with complete application packets, meet ll of the minimum requirements, and who achieved a score of 70% or higher on the FCTC Written Examination will be placed on the Register of Eligibles List in rank order according to their score on the FCTCWritten Exam. Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles List will be notified by email. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualifiedbased upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume,and responses to supplemental questions. 3.Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles List will be referred to the department for further consideration. The Fire Chief will have discretion to make the final candidate selection. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to:1)Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3)Successfully complete a job-related pre-placement medical exam. 4)Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States. 5) Take a loyalty Oath. In addition, candidates selected to move forward in the hiring process for this position must successfully complete/pass the Firefighter II Written Test and theParamedic Assessment while in the 15 week Fire Academy to continue employmentwith the City of Vallejo. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment orselection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.Please contactAlex Clark at (707) 648-5402 or send an email to: a lex.cruz @cityofvallejo.net no later than February 24, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 2/24/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jan 25, 2020
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE DEPARTMENT The Water Department provides administrative, engineering, water treatment, and maintenance support for the City's potable water treatment and distribution. Our stringent criteria and regulations ensure we meet or exceed all regulations set forth by the California Department of Public Health and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Water Department works with the community and local schools to provide education related to conservation and current rebate programs. For more information about the City of Vallejo's Water Department, please visit their webpage . THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill two full-time vacancies. The list established by this recruitmentmay be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year.The department may choose to fill these vacancies at the I or II level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate pool. The City of Vallejo is seeking candidates for two Water Maintenance Worker positions, as collaborative members of the City's Water department. Water Maintenance Workers will perform skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled work in the construction, maintenance, grounds and vegetation management, and related service activities of water distribution systems and water facilities including electrical and mechanical maintenance. The ideal Water Maintenance Worker candidate will have at least one year of full-time general maintenance or construction experience. Although not required, possession of a valid California Class A driver licenseanda Grade D1 Water Distribution Operator certificate outlined by the California State Water Resources Control Board is highly desired at the time of appointment. Additionally, ideal candidates applying at the Water Maintenance Worker II level, will possess a Backflow Prevention Assembly Testing Certification issued by the American Water Works Association or the Northern California Backflow Prevention Association at the time of appointment. SALARY Water Maintenance Worker I : $22.59 - $27.46 Hourly $1,807.30 - $2,196.78 Bi-Weekly $3,915.81 - $4,759.69 Monthly $46,989.70 - $57,116.27 Annual Water Maintenance Worker II : $24.93 - $30.30 Hourly $1,994.06 - $2,423.78 Bi-Weekly $4,320.45 - $5,251.54 Monthly $51,845.45 - $63,018.47 Annual DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Water Maintenance Worker I/II is a flexibly-staffed class series. Positions are normally filled at the I level. Advancement from level I to the II level is at the discretion of the appointing authority provided that the following criteria are met: (1) the minimum qualifications and time-in-grade requirements, (2) demonstration of the ability to independently perform the full scope of the assigned duties, and (3) possession of all required licenses and certificates. Water Maintenance Worker I - This is the entry level class in the Water Maintenance Worker series. This class is distinguished from the Water Maintenance Worker II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may only have one year of general maintenance or construction experience and the possession of a valid California Class C driver license at the time of appointment. Water Maintenance Worker II - This is the experienced level class that has met training, certification, and license requirements for the position, and are fully competent to perform the full range of the assigned maintenance and construction work. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Water Maintenance Worker I by the performance of the full range of maintenance duties as assigned including the operation of applicable vehicular and stationary equipment and the more complex maintenance and construction tasks. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit, and must obtain and maintain a Class A driver license, a Grade D1 Water Distribution Operator certificate, and a Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester certificate as a condition of employment. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Water Maintenance Worker I Receives immediate supervision from higher level lead or supervisory personnel. Water Maintenance Worker II Receives general supervision from higher level supervisory personnel. May exercise functional and technical supervision to lower level regular and seasonal/temporary maintenance staff. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled maintenance and construction duties related to water distribution and water facilities/electrical and mechanical maintenance, including tanks and reservoirs. Operate construction equipment and power tools such as dump trucks, front-end loader, backhoe, grader, paving machine, compressors, jack hammers, paint sprayers, sand-blasters, concrete saws, and welding equipment; maintain hand tools and assigned equipment; perform preventive maintenance on equipment as needed. Perform regular inspection on water lines, manholes, operate high velocity jet flusher, video inspection equipment, and vac-all truck to clean, flush, and restore to operating condition. Perform service connections to water mains using tapping equipment to install valves, lateral water lines, blow offs, hydrants, and meters; flush and test installation. Lay and align pipe; install, repair, and replace manholes, fire hydrants, valves, and meters and meter vaults and boxes; exercise valves according to prescribed schedules. Test, disassemble, clean, repair, and calibrate commercial and residential water meters; sand blast and replace worn or faulty parts. Locate mains and water services for contractors, utilities, and the general public as required. Interpret water maps for identifying main sizes, types, and locations. Chart reservoir and lake height and meter reading. Install, maintain, and repair pressure reducing valves. Assist with inspection, diagnosis, location, and repair of mechanical problems on a variety of process equipment including water pumps, electric motors, internal combustion engines, generators, chemical storage, dosing, and supply systems, hydraulic, pneumatic, and regulator-controlled pressure systems. Assist with installation/removal, repair, overhaul, and rebuilding of pumps, valves, valve operators, including hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical control systems, motors, meters, tanks, and reservoirs. Assist with repair, removal, replacement, and reading of flow meters; the repair of pressure gauges; and the repair of pressure recorders as required. Perform a variety of preventive maintenance duties on water treatment and storage appurtenances. Maintain and repair shop equipment including hoists, welders, compressors, and various equipment. Perform light building maintenance on pump stations, plant buildings, including light carpentry, masonry, and concrete work. Assist mechanics in the performance of various mechanical repairs as required, including oil changes, oil filtration, and oil sampling as needed. Assist with installation/removal of large mechanical equipment from service on a periodic basis. Assist with maintenance of grounds and premise and with inspection duties throughout the watershed and along pipeline and utility right-of-ways; assist with inspection of pump stations and water storage tanks; record data and change charts in paper and electronic log books; assist with inspection of distribution pipelines for leakages and needed maintenance work. Cut and dispose of brush for fire protection; maintain fire trails and fire breaks around fencing and buildings; perform controlled burns as required. Perform routine equipment maintenance and field repair. Install street barricades and cones prior to the performance of street and sidewalk repair activities; direct and control traffic around work sites. Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed. Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner. Maintain all reports, records, timesheets, and other required paperwork. For positions at the II level, handle the most complex and difficult assignments requiring the highest degree of skill. For positions at the II level, assist with the training and supervision of lower level and seasonal/temporary maintenance workers. For positions at the II level, provide input to the lead workers and supervisors on work processes, safety issues, and efficiency issues. Participate in, respond to, and be available for emergency call-outs for periods up to one week at a time. Respond to emergency call out within one hour when assigned to standby duty. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Typical Qualifications Water Maintenance Worker I Knowledge of : Methods, materials, and equipment used in general maintenance and construction work. Safe work practices, including city policies and procedures and local, state and federal regulatory requirements regarding workplace safety. Basic mathematical operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and percentages. Ability to : Learn to perform unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in a variety of water and general maintenance activities. Learn and operate a computer and associated programs used by the department. Learn to operate a variety of mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner in routine situations. Understand and follow oral instructions. Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment. Use and operate hand tools in a safe and efficient manner. Perform a variety of heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time and in unfavorable weather conditions. Participate in, respond to, and be available for emergency call-outs for periods up to one week at a time. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including the general public. Ability to lift 100 lbs Water Maintenance Worker II In addition to the qualifications for Water Maintenance Worker I: Knowledge of : Methods and techniques of construction, maintenance, and repair related to the area of water distribution systems and water facilities maintenance and repair. Operational characteristics of mechanical equipment and tools used in the assigned work. Ability to : Perform skilled maintenance, construction, and repair work in the assigned work. Learn and operate a computer and associated programs used by the department. Operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner in routine situations. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Use and operate hand tools, mechanical equipment, and power tools and equipment required for the work in a safe and efficient manner Read and interpret basic maps and blueprints. Apply good judgment and practical knowledge to resolve unusual or irregular problems in the area of work assigned. Perform duties in a manner to maximize public safety in the area of work assigned. Lift 100 lbs. Work safely with dangerous materials. Experience and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Water Maintenance Worker I Experience : One year of full-time general maintenance or construction experience. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class A driver license at the time of appointment is desirable, but must be obtained within the probation period and maintained thereafter as a condition of employment. License must have the following endorsement: air brakes and manual transmission. Additional endorsements for tanker and hazmat at the time of appointment are highly desirable. Individuals must understand that the City may require Class A drivers acquire such additional endorsements during the course of their employment. Possession of a Grade D1 Water Distribution Operator certificate outlined by the California State Water Resources Control Board at the time of appointment is desirable, but must be obtained within the probation period and maintained thereafter as a condition of employment. Water Maintenance Worker II Experience : Either 18 months as a Water Maintenance Worker I with the City of Vallejo; OR, two years of increasingly responsible experience performing field main-tenance duties in water distribution, and/or water facilities/electrical and mechanical. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class A driver license at the time of appointment is desirable, but must be obtained within the probation period and maintained thereafter as a condition of employment. License must have the following endorsement: air brakes and manual transmission. Additional endorsements for tanker and hazmat at the time of appointment are highly desirable. Individuals must understand that the City may require Class A drivers acquire such additional endorsements during the course of their employment. Possession of a Grade D1 Water Distribution Operator certificate outlined by the California State Water Resources Control Board is highly desired at the time of appointment, but must be obtained within the probation period and maintained thereafter as a condition of employment. Possession of a Backflow Prevention Assembly Testing Certification issued by the American Water Works Association or the Northern California Backflow Prevention Association is highly desired at the time of appointment, but must be obtained within the probation period and maintained thereafter as a condition of employment. Supplemental Information The following applies to both Water Maintenance Worker levels: WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires both near and far vision when operating assigned equipment. Acute hearing is required in both the office and the field. The ability to lift, carry, and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 100 pounds is also required. Additionally, the incumbent in this outdoor position works in all weather conditions, including rain, heat, and cold. The incumbent may be exposed to fumes, dust chemicals, air contaminants, and moisture. The nature of the work may also require the incumbent to climb ladders, use power and noise producing tools and equipment, drive motorized vehicles, work in heavy vehicle traffic conditions, and work in and around confined spaces. The Recruitment & Selection Process 1.Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, February 10, 2020. Applicants must submita completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional), by the posted deadline in order to be considered. NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2. Applications will be screened for overall qualifications the week of February 10, 2020. 3. Applicants who are found to be the best qualified will be invited to participate in a written exam the week of February 17, 2020. Those who achieve a score of 70% or higher on the written exam will be invited to participate in Performance Examinations. 4.Performance Examinations are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of March 9, 2020. Performance Examinations are weighted at 100% of the candidates' score. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70%. Thoseachieving 70% or higher will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) and may be considered to fillpositions for up to one year. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualifiedbased upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume,and responses to supplemental questions. 5.Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) will be referred to the department for final interviews based on their performance in the exam.The number of candidatesreferred for a hiring interview is at thediscretion of the hiring department. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment orselection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.Please contactAmanda Cleveland at (707)649-3512 or send an email to: amanda.cleveland @cityofvallejo.net no later than February 10, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to:1)Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3)Successfully complete a job-related pre-placement medical exam. 4)Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualifiedpersons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 2/10/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jan 24, 2020
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The City of Vallejo is requesting applications to serve on a number of the City's Boards and Commissions. Vallejo residents who are interested in serving on an advisory body are invited to submit an application and supplemental questionnaire for consideration. Applications may be completed by clicking on the Board and or Commission links below. Applications submitted using the "apply" button on the top of this page, will not be accepted. There are currently openings on the following Boards and Commissions: Beautification Commission (2) Civil Service Commission (5) Housing & Community Development Commission (1) Marina Advisory Committee (1 Vallejo Municipal Marina berther member and 1 at-large member) McCune Collection Commission (1) Participatory Budgeting Steering Committee (2) * Vallejo Housing Authority Board - Tenant Commissioner (1) **Vallejo Representative to the Solano County Airport Land Use Commission (1) *Applicants for the Vallejo Housing Authority Board of Commissioners must be a participant in the HUD's Housing Choice Voucher Program at the time of application. In accordance with Health & Safety Code Section 34272(a), tenant commissions shall be appointed for a term of two years. **Mayor Sampayan will make his nomination to the City Selection Committee. The Committee is comprised of the mayors of all cities within the County who make the final appointment. Housing & Community Development Commissioners must complete and file a Statement of Economic Interests, Form 700 within 30 days of appointment. All City Board and Commission members must complete AB 1234 Ethics training and file a Certificate of Completion with within 30 days of appointment. In most instances, to be eligible for appointment, applicants must be residents of the City of Vallejo. Information regarding the duties of each board and commission, and specific criteria for appointment may be found within each application. Appointments are part-time, and with some exceptions, typically for a term of four years. In the case of the Civil Service Commission, appointments will be staggered per Section 2.26.030(B) of the Vallejo Municipal Code. Applications must be received no later than close of business on Friday, January 31. City Council interviews have tentatively been scheduled for February 4 and 5, and 10 only if needed, starting as early as 5:00 p.m. Applicants must attend the interview in order to be considered for appointment. Application forms and supplemental questionnaires are accessible in several ways: The City's website , located on the City Clerk's page under Boards and Commissions. At City Hall, Office of the City Clerk, 555 Santa Clara Street, 3rd Floor, by e-mail at dawn.abrahamson@cityofvallejo.net , or by phone at (707) 648-4527 By Mail: Write to the City Clerk, City of Vallejo, PO Box 3068, Vallejo, CA 94590 For more information, pleasecontact the Vallejo City Clerk, Dawn Abrahamson, at (707) 648-4527 or by email at dawn.abrahamson@cityofvallejo.net . Closing Date/Time: 1/31/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE DEPARTMENT The City of Vallejo Police Department's mission is to provide professional law enforcement services that enhance, protect, and promote the quality of life for persons residing, visiting, or doing business in the City of Vallejo. As an integral part of the community the Vallejo Police Department is committed to providing a highly professional, ethical and quality Police service. The proud men and women of the Department are dedicated to maintaining law and order by proactively addressing crime, protecting welfare, property, and the rights of all people. In partnership with the community, community groups and other city departments, the Vallejo Police Department continually endeavors to improve its service, making Vallejo a safe place to live, work and visit. For more information about the Vallejo Police Department, please visit their webpage . THE POSITION This continuous recruitment is being conducted to fill reoccurring full-time vacancies. The list established by this recruitmentmay be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. P eriodic testing for this position will take place as described below in the supplemental information section. The incumbent in this position will perform a variety of complex duties in direct support of public safety personnel including receipt, interpretation, and dispatching of calls for law enforcement, fire, ambulance and other emergency assistance; direct fire and medical emergencies to the proper agency for response; accurately utilize a computer-aided dispatch system to initiate a response to effectively handle emergencies; utilize a two-way radio system to communicate with field units; accurately maintain the status of all field units; and provide information and assistance to the public. The ideal candidate will be capable of confidently taking command of situations in a sensitive yet straightforward manner, while showing consideration and respect to others, and will have the ability to deal with stressful and pressured situations in an efficient and controlled manner. Candidates must demonstrate good decision making skills under pressure, work with minimum direct supervision, and be a team player with a positive attitude. Additionally, candidates must have the ability to work all shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Communications Operator I - This is the entry/trainee level class in the Communications Operator series.This class is distinguished from the Communications Operator II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series in the Communications Section.Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Incumbents are expected to promote to the Communications Operator II level after satisfactory completion of an eighteen month probationary period and when experience and education requirements for the Communications Operator II level are met. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from a Communications Supervisor and receives functional supervision from Patrol Supervisors, to include the On-Duty Watch Commander. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices - Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: When Functioning in the Communications Center : Receives, interprets, classifies, prioritizes and responds to calls of a routine and emergency nature, including those calls involving life-threatening situations. Enters relevant information by computer keyboard and accurately transits messages for dispatching as necessary and in accordance with established procedures operating a computer aided dispatch system. Assigns calls to police units for necessary action, determining the appropriate units required for response. Coordinates when necessary with patrol supervisors regarding deployment of personnel. Visually monitors video display terminals and actively listens to police radio frequencies to ensure correct status of officers and emergency personnel. Maintains contact with all units on assignment; maintains daily log of all field calls and units dispatched. Dispatches law enforcement or other emergency personnel and equipment. Operates a variety of communications equipment, including computer-aided dispatch terminals, radio transmitters and receivers, dispatch consoles, electronic data terminals, telephone and lease line teletype. Monitors multiple computer screens simultaneously. Enters, updates and retrieves information from computerized databases relating to wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, stolen vehicles and other information. Use telecommunications systems to coordinate emergency calls and relay information and assistance requests involving other law enforcement and public safety agencies. Determines appropriate communications or research channels selected from emergency telephone lines, radio room telephone lines, business telephone lines, police radio channels, other agency radio channels, and manual computerized information systems. Provides information to officers and field personnel expeditiously, including but not limited to, warrants, vehicles, driver's licenses, parole, and criminal history information. Interprets or clarifies coded responses from various systems for law enforcement, public safety, or other relevant parties. Confirms warrants with responsible agencies, receives and files warrants and updates status of warrants. Receives, responds to and documents requests for Division of Motor Vehicle print-outs; documents vehicle impound information. Accurately processes information received in the communications center and accurately disseminates that information to the appropriate concerned parties, including but not limited to, relatives of those involved; employers; hospitals; sworn and non-sworn public safety personnel at other agencies; other City departments; ambulance services; detoxification centers; tow companies; attorneys; state parole; county probation; animal control; commercial establishments; alarm companies and schools. When appropriate, monitors other public safety and emergency preparedness radio traffic; security monitors; and takes necessary action. Maintains a variety of automated and manual logs, records and files related to communications center activities. Make court appearances as required related to assigned activities. Perform a variety of record keeping, filing, indexing and other general clerical work; maintain a variety of logs relating to public safety activities. Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner. Perform other work as assigned. When Functioning in the Field : Operate a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities. Perform communications center activities in a mobile vehicle or mobile setting. Perform other work as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Customer service and professional telephone answering techniques. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Correct English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Ability to : Act appropriately and decisively under stressful and/or emergency situations. Learn, apply and maintain knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures and information pertaining to law enforcement dispatch. Learn policies and procedures of receiving and processing emergency calls. Read, understand and apply a variety of call-taking information and materials. Learn call interview and law enforcement dispatch techniques and procedures. Learn basic communications rules and regulations governing the operation of radio transmitting and receiving systems. Utilize a two-way radio system to communicate with field units; and accurately maintain the status of all field units. Read and effectively interpret small-scale maps, have general knowledge of surrounding geographical area and information generated from a computer screen. Learn general law enforcement codes, practices and methods. Act promptly and appropriately in emergencies. Speak clearly and concisely in a well-modulated voice pattern. Effectively communicate with and elicit information from upset and irate citizens. Maintain confidentiality of information. Understand and follow both oral and written instructions promptly and accurately. Communicate effectively in the English language in both oral and written forms. Wear a telephone headset and be able to hear, distinguish and understand voices with background noises present. Type accurately at a speed necessary for successful job perfor-mance. Must type a minimum of 35 words per minute. Establish and maintain courteous and effective work relationships with subordinates, peers, supervisors and the general public. Operate various office equipment including computer terminals. Work various shifts as assigned. Work flexible hours. Sit or stand for long periods of time. Effectively multi-task. Provide courteous and effective customer service. Maintain professional composure and take responsible and effective action during stressful situations. Perform related duties as assigned. Experience and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : Some experience operating radio, computeror other communica-tion equipment is highly desirable. Training : A High School Diploma or G.E.D. supplemented by general clerical experience. License or Certificate : Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver license upon hire. Tools and Equipment Telephone console to receive 911 and non-emergency telephone calls; PC computer aided dispatch systems with mapping features and printer; Radio console controls and monitors; Headsets; Mobile Data computers; Microsoft Word and E-mail; Copy machine; Fax machine; California Law Enforcement Telephone System (CLETS); Telecommunications Device for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (TDD). Supplemental Information The Recruitment & Selection Process 1. Applicants must submita completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional), by the posted testing deadline in order to move forward in the selection process. NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and have submitted a completed application including answering all Supplemental Questions, will be invited to participate in the testing process as outlined below: The City of Vallejo Police Department utilizes Criticall to test for the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the essential duties for theposition of Communications Operator. This is an online assessment that consists of six components that takes approximately 3 hours to complete. The assessment may NOT be completed by anyone other than the applicant . To validate the integrity of a successful candidate's score, the candidate will be asked to verify that no one completed any portion of the assessment on their behalf during polygraph questioning . Those whom are found to be untruthful in the submission of their assessment will be withdrawn from consideration for the position. Criticall assessments will be proctored online the second and last Friday of every month beginning on January 17, 2020 until the position has closed. The application deadline to be included in an assessment group will be the Thursday prior to the date of the assessment as described below: Testing Date: January 17, 2020 / Application Deadline: January 16, 2020 Testing Date: January 31, 2020 / Application Deadline: January 30, 2020 Testing Date: February 14, 2020 / Application Deadline: February 13, 2020 Testing Date: February 28, 2020 / Application Deadline: February 27, 2020 Testing Date: March 13, 2020 / Application Deadline: March 12, 2020 Testing Date: March 27, 2020 / Application Deadline: March 26, 2020 Testing Date: April 10, 2020 / Application Deadline: April 9, 2020 Testing Date: April 24, 2020 / Application Deadline: April 23, 2020 Testing Date: May 8, 2020 / Application Deadline: May 7, 2020 Testing Date: May 29, 2020 / Application Deadline: May 28, 2020 Testing Date: June 12, 2020 / Application Deadline: June 11, 2020 Testing Date: June 26, 2020 / Application Deadline: June 25, 2020 **After the testing link has been sent, applicants will have five calendar days to complete the assessment. If the assessment has not been completed within five calendar days, the application will be withdrawn from consideration and the applicant will be required to wait 30 days to reapply. Testing instructions and information will be sent to you through NeoGov notification on the day of your scheduled assessment.To ensure timely delivery of notifications regarding your application status and testing, please make sure that NeoGov and Government Jobs are added to your safe senders list, and not filtered as spam when communications from these entities arrive in your email. 3. Criticallexaminations are weighted at 100% of the candidates' score. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70% . Thoseachieving 70% or higher will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) and may be considered to fillpositions for up to one year. Please note: Those who do not achievea minimum passing score of 70% will be required to wait 30 days before they are able to re-apply and re-take the Criticall assessment. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualifiedbased upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume,and responses to supplemental questions. 4. Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) will be referred to the department for final interviews based on their performance in the exam.The number of candidatesreferred for a hiring interview is at thediscretion of the hiring department. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete and pass the following to advance in the hiring process: Completed Personal History Statement (PHS) Oral Board Interview Live Scan Fingerprinting Polygraph POSTDispatcher Background Investigation Final Interview Psychological Assessment Medical Assessment REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment orselection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.Please contactApril Adams at (707)648-4398 or send an email to: a pril.adams@cityofvallejo.net prior to your scheduled testing date. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Dec 31, 2019
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE POSITION This is a Citywide Promotional Opportunity for employees in permanent, allocated positions in any department within the City of Vallejo.This recruitment is being conducted to fill onefull-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitmentmay be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to two years. The City of Vallejo is seeking a candidate for the Public Works Supervisor position, as collaborative members of the City's Public Works Department.The Public Works Supervisor will have strong supervisory experience and a background in either public building maintenance, grounds maintenance, or street and traffic maintenance. This position will be required tosupervise, assign, review and participate in the work of Public Works Maintenance Division staff responsible for providing public works maintenance, repair and construction services for an assigned section; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibili-ty. The ideal Public Works Supervisor willbe an innovative and creative problem solver with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate concisely and effectively to internal and external constituents.The incumbent is this position will be responsiblefor ensuring monthly pre and post Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) reports are completed for their assigned locations. The perfect candidate should have the capability use sound judgment, have integrity, and be impartial when making decisions for the employees they supervise. The Public Works Supervisor should be dependable, fair, lead by example and be a team player. While not required, the possession of, or ability to obtaina Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) issued by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation and a Class A Driver's Licenseis highly desirable. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from an Assistant Maintenance Superintendent. Exercises direct supervision over mainte-nance staff. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. - Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Supervise, plan, prioritize, assign, and review the work of staff responsible for providing the construction, maintenance, and repair of public works facilities for an assigned area of responsibility encompassing either, streets, sidewalks, signs, roadway markings, and street sweeping services or signs, roadway markings, street lighting and traffic signal maintenance services. Participate in the selection of maintenance staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures. Prepare various reports on operations and activities. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for providing maintenance and repair services; implement policies and procedures. Participate in the preparation and administration of the Public Works budget; submit budget recommendations; monitor expenditures. Prepare specifications for material and equipment purchases; requisition supplies and materials. Supervise the maintenance of time, material and equipment use records. Inspect the work of crews while in progress; provide advice and assistance to crew members. Ensure the adherence to City, departmental and safety policies and procedures by personnel; conduct training sessions with employees regarding safety, equipment operation procedures and related topics. Investigate liability claims submitted to the City; provide information to appropriate staff; coordinate repair actions if required. Assist in the preparation of maintenance contracts for work to be performed by outside contractors; assist in the preparation of public works construction or repair plans and specifications; oversee and inspect the work of contractors related to public works construction and maintenance services; ensure work is accomplished in a timely and appropriate manner; ensure compliance with applicable codes. Assist in a variety of Department and Division operations; perform special projects and assignments as requested. Inspect City facilities for needed maintenance and repairs; coordinate a system for preventive maintenance. Inspect work sites before, during and after completion to assure work is completed in a satisfactory and thorough manner. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive public works maintenance, construction and repair program. Procedures, methods, practices, materials and equipment commonly used in a public works maintenance, construction and repair program. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices associated with a public works maintenance, construction and repair program. Principles and procedures of record keeping and report-ing. Basic principles of municipal budget preparation and control. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equip-ment. Ability to : Supervise, organize, and review the work of maintenance personnel. Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff. Interpret, explain, and enforce departmental policies and procedures. Ensure staff compliance with Federal, State, and local rules, laws and regulations. Maintain accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports. Perform responsible and difficult work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Conduct studies, prepare comprehensive reports and determine costs effective ways for conducting the assigned public works maintenance operations. Operate and maintain machinery and equipment related to the maintenance, repair and alterations of public works facilities. Accurately determine work required and estimate the hours, materials and cost of such work. Read and interpret engineering blueprints, specifications and technical manuals. Oversee the work of outside contractors. --Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Experience and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : Four years of increasingly responsible journey level experience in the construction, maintenance, and repair of public works facilities including some lead supervisory responsibility. Training : Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in public works maintenance, construction, and repair. License or Certificate Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license. Supplemental Information The Recruitment & Selection Process 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, January 27, 2020. Applicants must submita completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional), by the posted deadline in order to be considered. NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2.Applications will be screened for overall qualifications the week of January 27, 2020. 3.Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of February 3, 2020. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 4.Oral Panel Interviewsaretentatively scheduled to take place the week of February 17, 2020.Oral Panel Interviews are weighted at 100% of the candidates' score. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70%. Thoseachieving 70% or higher will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) and may be considered to fillpositions for up to one year. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualifiedbased upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume,and responses to supplemental questions. 5.Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) will be referred to the department for final interviews based on their performance in the exam.The number of candidatesreferred for a hiring interview is at thediscretion of the hiring department. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment orselection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.Please contactAlex Clark at (707)648-5402 or send an email to: a lex.cruz @cityofvallejo.net no later than January 27, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to:1)Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3)Successfully complete a job-related pre-placement medical exam. 4)Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 1/27/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Dec 30, 2019
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE DEPARTMENT The Public Works Department is responsible for the engineering design, construction, and maintenance of the City's roads, sidewalks, traffic signals, trees, open spaces, and buildings. The department also manages stormwater compliance programs, transportation planning, recycling & solid waste contract services, and operates the Vallejo Municipal Marina. The Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance of City-owned infrastructure including traffic signals, streets and alleys, city buildings and vehicles, and landscape of City medians, open spaces, and facility grounds. THE POSITION The department may choose to fill these vacancies at the I or II level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate pool. This recruitment is being conducted to fill two full-time vacancies. The list established by this recruitmentmay be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. The City of Vallejo is seeking candidates for two Maintenance Worker positions, as collaborative members of the City's Public Works Department. The ideal Maintenance Worker will be able to perform semi-skilled and skilled work in the construction, maintenance, and related service activities related to street/traffic maintenance, street sweeping, grounds/landscaping, signs and markings, and electrical maintenance. The perfect candidate should have the capability to follow written and verbal directions from their immediate supervisor as well as work collaboratively with other Maintenance Workers. The incumbent is this position will be responsible for traffic control vehicles using barricades, cones, radios, phones and slow or stop paddles. While not required, the possession of, or ability to obtaina Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) issued by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, a Class A Driver's License and some construction experience is highly desirable. SALARY: Maintenance Worker I: $22.04 - $26.79 Hourly $1,763.45 - $2,143.48 Bi-Weekly $3,820.80 - $4,644.21 Monthly $45,849.62 - $55,730.50 Annual Maintenance Worker II: $24.32 - $29.56 Hourly $1,945.67 - $2,364.98 Bi-Weekly $4,215.62 - $5,124.11 Monthly $50,587.46 - $61,489.36 Annual DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Maintenance Worker I/II is a flexibly-staffed class series. Positions are normally filled at the I level. Advancement from the I to the II level is at the discretion of the appointing authority provided that the following criteria are met: (1) the minimum qualifications and time-in-grade requirements, (2) demonstration of the ability to independently perform the full scope of the assigned duties. (3) possession of all required licenses and certificates. At the Maintenance Worker II level, separate minimum qualifications and recruitments are permitted which allow for separate eligibility lists for each work section (street/traffic maintenance, street sweeping, landscape/grounds, signs and markings, public works electrical maintenance). Since the Maintenance Worker I class is the entry level with only minimal experience requirements, there are no separate recruitments conducted and hiring lists established. Rather, only one hiring list is established and all Maintenance Worker I positions are filled from the same list. Maintenance Worker I - This is the entry level class in the Maintenance Worker series. This class is distinguished from the Maintenance Worker II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience and the possession of a valid California Class C driver license at the time of appointment. Employees must obtain and maintain their Class A driver license and Qualified Applicator Certificate within their probationary period. Maintenance Worker II - This is the experienced, journey level class, fully competent to independently perform the full range of the assigned maintenance and construction work. Specific duties will vary depending upon the section to which assigned. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Maintenance Worker I by the performance of the full range of maintenance duties as assigned including the operation of applicable vehicular and stationary equipment and the more complex maintenance and construction tasks. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit, and must obtain a California Class A driver license and Qualified Applicator Certificate within the probationary period and maintain them thereafter as a condition of employment. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Maintenance Worker I Receives immediate supervision from higher level supervisory personnel, including the Maintenance Worker II. Maintenance Worker II Receives general supervision from higher level supervisory personnel. May exercise functional and technical supervision to lower level regular and seasonal/temporary maintenance staff. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: General Duties (for all assignments): Perform a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled maintenance and construction duties related to street/traffic maintenance, street sweeping, grounds/landscaping, signs and markings, and electrical maintenance. Operate construction equipment and power tools such as dump trucks, front-end loader, backhoe, grader, paving machine, compressors, jack hammers, paint sprayers, sand-blasters, concrete saws, mowers, edgers, and blowers; maintain hand tools and assigned equipment; perform preventive maintenance on equipment. Install street barricades and cones prior to the performance of street and sidewalk repair activities; direct and control traffic around work sites. Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed. Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner. Maintain all reports, records, timesheets, and other required paperwork. For positions at the II level, handle the most complex and difficult assignments in each section requiring the highest degree of skill. For positions at the II level, assist with the training and supervision of lower level and seasonal/temporary maintenance workers. For positions at the II level, provide input to the lead workers and supervisors on work processes, safety issues, and efficiency issues. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. When assigned to street/traffic maintenance : Shovel and spread asphalt and asphalt base in patching, repairing, and reconstruct-ing streets; clean and fill road cracks with sealing material. Install repair and replace culverts and storm drains. Use concrete cutting and breaking equipment; operate a jackhammer; pour and assist in finishing concrete and masonry work; construct concrete forms and perform rough carpentry work. Rake, vacuum, and load fallen leaves into trucks; transport to landfill sites. Inspect and clear obstructions from storm drains, gutters, and culverts Install and maintain wooden and metal guard rails. When assigned to street sweeping maintenance : Operate a street sweeper cleaning City streets, gutters, and alleyways along assigned routes; ensure roadways are clean and safe for the public. Prepare reports regarding completed routes and activities as required. Perform operator-level preventive maintenance of street sweeper equipment as required by the manufacturer. When assigned to grounds/landscaping maintenance : Water, mow, weed, trim, renovate, and fertilize grounds. Plant, water, and maintain landscaped areas consisting of bushes, trees, flowers, shrubs, and lawns. Trim and prune bushes, trees, and shrubs; stake and un-stake trees as necessary. Rake leaves and clear debris and litter from walks, fields, and other facilities. Perform winterizing maintenance in landscaped areas and City-owned facilities. Install and repair playground equipment, fences, and other related equipment and facilities. Perform a variety of duties in the maintenance and repair of the City's irrigation system; change and adjust heads; maintain controllers and assist in irrigation system installation and maintenance projects. When assigned to signs and marking maintenance : Assist in the maintenance of traffic control systems including painting and striping City streets, curbs, parking lots, crosswalks, and miscellaneous roadway markings; install buttons and reflectors along roadways. Install, repair, and replace City sign posts and signs; use various techniques to create lettering on signs. Clear brush and branch around road signs for maximum visibility. Perform various graffiti abatement activities. When assigned to electrical maintenance : Under the guidance of a Qualified Person (QP) or Qualified Electrical Worker (QEW), depending on the proximity to overhead/underground conductors, equipment and any energized voltages, repair or replace street and traffic light bulbs, poles, arms, fuses, photocells, starters, and ballasts; assist in pulling wire as necessary. Assist electricians, either a QP or a QEW, depending on the proximity to overhead/underground conductors, equipment and any energized voltages, in a variety of electrical installation, repair, and maintenance activities. For the purposes of this section, a Qualified Person (QP) or Qualified Electrical Worker (QEW) shall be as defined in the California Code of Regulations Title 8 Group 1 Low Voltage Safety Orders and Group 2 High-Voltage Safety Orders: Qualified Person - A person, designated by the employer, who has received training in and has demonstrated skills and knowledge in the construction and operation of electric equipment and installations and the hazards involved. Qualified Electrical Worker - A qualified person who by reason of a minimum of two years of training and experience with high-voltage circuits and equipment and who has demonstrated by performance familiarity with the work to be performed and the hazards involved. Typical Qualifications Maintenance Worker I Knowledge of : Methods, materials, and equipment used in general maintenance work. Safe work practices. Basic mathematical operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and percentages. Ability to : Learn to perform unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in a variety of maintenance activities. Learn to operate a variety of mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner in routine situations. Learn and operate a computer and associated programs used by the department. Understand and follow oral instructions. Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment. Use and operate hand tools in a safe and efficient manner. Perform a variety of heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time and in unfavorable weather conditions. Participate in, respond to, and be available for emergency call-outs for periods up to one week at a time. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including the general public. Maintenance Worker II In addition to the qualifications for Maintenance Worker I: Knowledge of : Methods and techniques of construction, maintenance, and repair related to the area of work assigned. Operational characteristics of mechanical equipment and tools used in the area of work assigned. Ability to : Perform skilled maintenance, construction, and repair work in the area of work assigned. Operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner in routine situations. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Use and operate hand tools, mechanical equipment, and power tools and equipment required for the work in a safe and efficient manner. Read and interpret basic maps and blueprints. Apply good judgment and practical knowledge to resolve unusual or irregular problems in the area of work assigned. Perform duties in a manner to maximize public safety in the area of work assigned. Work safely with dangerous materials. Maintenance Worker I: Experience and Training Guidelines A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : One year of full-time general maintenance or construction experience. License or Certificate For all assignments : Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California Class C driver license at the time of appointment. Possession of, or the ability to obtain a valid California Class A driver license is desirable, but must be obtained with the probation period and maintained thereafter as a condition of employment. License must have the following endorsement: air brake and manual transmission. Additional endorsements for tanker and hazmat at the time of appointment are highly desirable. Individuals must understand that the City may require Class A drivers acquire such additional endorsements during the course of their employment. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) issued by Department of Pesticide Regulation Licensing /Certification Program. The ability to obtain the QAC is required within the probationary period and must be maintained thereafter as a condition of employment. Maintenance Worker II: In addition to the qualifications for Maintenance Worker I: Experience and Training Guidelines Experience : Either one year as a Maintenance Worker I with the City of Vallejo; OR, two years of increasingly responsible experience performing field maintenance duties in street/traffic maintenance, street sweeping, landscaping/grounds, signs and markings, or works electrical maintenance. License or Certificate For all assignments: Possession of a valid California Class a valid California Class A driver license at the time of appointment is desirable. Possession of or the ability to obtain a valid California Class A driver license must be obtained with the probation period and maintained thereafter as a condition of employment. License must have the following endorsement: air brake and manual transmission. Additional endorsements for tanker and hazmat at the time of appointment are highly desirable. Individuals must understand that the City may require Class A drivers acquire such additional endorsements during the course of their employment. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) issued by Department of Pesticide Regulation Licensing /Certification Program. Possession of a QAC at the time of appointment is highly desirable. The ability to obtain the QAC is required within the probationary period and must be maintained thereafter as a condition of employment. Supplemental Information The following applies to all Maintenance Worker levels and assignments: DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS All City of Vallejo employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment within the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Working Conditions Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires both near and far vision when operating assigned equipment. Acute hearing is required in both the office and the field. The ability to lift, carry, and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 100 pounds is also required. Additionally, the incumbent in this outdoor position works in all weather conditions, including rain, heat, and cold. The incumbent may be exposed to fumes, dust chemicals, air contaminants, and moisture. The nature of the work may also require the incumbent to climb ladders, use power and noise producing tools and equipment, drive motorized vehicles, work in heavy vehicle traffic conditions, and work in and around confined spaces. The Recruitment & Selection Process 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, January 27, 2020. Applicants must submita completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional), by the posted deadline in order to be considered. NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2. Applications will be screened for overall qualifications the week of January 27, 2020. 3. Applicants who are found to be the best qualified will be invited to participate in a written examination the week of February 10, 2020. The most qualified applicants from the online skills assessment will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts. 4. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of February 17, 2020. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for a Performance Examination. 5. Performance Examinations are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of March 2, 2020. Performance Examinations are weighted at 100% of the candidates' score. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70%. Thoseachieving 70% or higher will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) and may be considered to fillpositions for up to one year. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualifiedbased upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume,and responses to supplemental questions. 6. Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) will be referred to the department for final interviews based on their performance in the exam.The number of candidatesreferred for a hiring interview is at thediscretion of the hiring department. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment orselection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.Please contactAlex Clark at (707)648-5402 or send an email to: alex.cruz @cityofvallejo.net no later than January 27, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to:1)Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3)Successfully complete a job-related pre-placement medical exam. 4)Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 1/27/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Dec 30, 2019
Full Time
Description Please read the entire job announcement to ensure your application packet is complete. The City of Vallejo is actively recruiting for the position of Police Officers (Lateral). The Police Officer (Lateral) works under general supervision and in all conditions, performing a variety of law enforcement duties that involve protecting life and property; enforcing laws and ordinances; conducting criminal investigations, crime prevention and suppression; preserving the public peace; performing special assignments in the protection of life and property; and related work as required. DISTINQUISHINGCHARACTERISTICS This is the full working level class in law enforcement, performing all duties required to effectively respond to and resolve situations encountered.Incumbents may be assigned, depending on rotational assignments, to patrol, traffic, detective, crime prevention or other police-related functions. This class is distinguished from Police Sergeant, which provides general supervision for safety and non-safety personnel. This class is distinguished from uniformed non-safety police-related classes by its designation and the responsibilities and authorities associated with designation as a safety peace officer under the laws of the State of California. The successful candidate will possess the following highly desirable attributes: detail oriented; astute; proactive; responsive; timely; accurate; excellent oral and written communication to internal and external constituents; collaborative approach; solution oriented; safetyconscious;trustworthy and ethical. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from supervisory and management staff; May provide direct or indirect supervision over other safety and/or non-safety personnel; May be temporarily assigned as a supervisor or training officer. Examples of Duties The following duties are considered essential to the Police Officer (Lateral) class: Enforces local, State and Federal laws and ordinances Patrols assigned area of the City in a car, on a motorcycle, or on foot Protects persons and property from harm during emergency and non-emergency situations Responds to calls related to the protection of life and property, traffic incidents, and other required emergencies Pursues, subdues, apprehends and controls fleeing, uncooperative or combative persons Prepares reports of arrests made, activities performed, and unusual incidents observed Conducts both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, criminal incidents, hazardous incidents, vehicle accidents, and deaths Prepares search and arrest warrants; makes arrests; serves warrants and subpoenas Interrogates suspects and interviews victims, complainants and witnesses Coordinates and investigates violent crimes, child abuse, property crimes, vice, gaming, and narcotics violations Testifies and presents evidence in court; provides backup assistance for other officers and personnel Collects, preserves, and maintains evidence, found property, and property for safekeeping Assists and advises motorists and enforces traffic safety laws by issuing citations and warnings Searches, fingerprints, and transports prisoners Responds to demonstrations, riots, hostage situations, barricaded subjects and other extremely hazardous situations Maintains contact with the public regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserves good relationships with the public Observes, monitors, directs, and controls routine and unusual traffic conditions Checks buildings for physical security Administers first aid as needed Additional Duties In addition to the essential duties, each employee may perform the following duties. Any single position may not be assigned all duties listed below, nor do the examples cover all duties which may be assigned. Performs undercover and surveillance activities Develops and maintains good relationships with informants and contacts, which may be helpful in criminal investigations Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement and non-law enforcement agencies in matters relating apprehending offenders and investigating offenses Makes presentations to citizens and groups Assists with special investigative and crime prevention duties Serves as Field Training Officer, supervising and training new personnel Prepares and serves asset seizure documentation; seizes assets Collects, analyzes, and disseminates criminal street gang information Directs traffic at fires, special events and other emergency or congested situations Performs related duties and specialized assignments as assigned Typical Qualifications Knowledge : Law enforcement terminology, methods and concepts as taught in a P.O.S.T. Basic Academy and Field Training Program Techniques for dealing with people under hostile and emergency situations Ability to : Act with integrity, dependability, and professionalism to maintain the public trust Comprehend, interpret, explain, and implement laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and instructions Understand and carry out oral and written directions Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; and prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports Think and act quickly; demonstrate sound judgment and rational thinking under adverse/dangerous circumstances; judge situations and people accurately; rapidly evaluate options and alternatives and choose appropriate responses Work with people from all socio-economic backgrounds Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents, and places Demonstrate proficiency in the use and care of department equipment, including, but not limited to firearms, vehicles, radios, and computers Demonstrate and maintain a physical condition which permits the satisfactory performance of assigned duties and responsibilities at all times, in all weathers and conditions, in a conveyance or on foot Demonstrate audio-visual acuity, perception and discrimination sufficient to accurately: hear instructions and information, make observations, testify in court, read and write, and properly operate assigned equipment and vehicles Demonstrate proficiency in the exercise of defensive tactics Handle an automobile in high speed and emergency situations Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Uphold the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics at all times EDUCATION A High School diploma, GED, or equivalent; and thecompletion of 60 semester units or equivalent from an accredited college or university Substitution: An honorable discharge from any branch of the U.S. Military with four (4) years of active service duty may be substituted for 30 college units. Experience Pattern 1: Currently employed as a peace officer in a California general law enforcement agency with one year of full-time experience, or having been so employed within the last two years Certification : Possession of a valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate OR Pattern 2: Currently employed as a peace officer with a general law enforcement agency of a state other than California with one year of full-time experience, or having been so employed within the last two years Certification:Possession of a current California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate waiver IN ACCORDANCE WITH P.O.S.T., ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS: License or Certificate : Possess a valid California driver's license Possess a P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate Age : Be 20 years old by the date of the written examination and be 21 years, or older, at the time of appointment Vision : Be not less than 20/100 uncorrected or corrected to 20/30 with no color deficiencies Citizenship : Eligible for U.S. citizenship at the time of appointment Criminal History: No felony convictions No misdemeanor convictions which mandate weapons prohibitions OTHER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS In accordance with California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) guidelines, incumbents must continuously display competence in the established peace officer job dimensions of: integrity, communication skills, learning ability, judgment under pressure, observational skills, willingness to confront problems, interest in people, interpersonal sensitivity, motivation, appearance, dependability, physical ability, operation of equipment and credibility as a witness in a court of law. In accordance with P.O.S.T. guidelines, incumbents must continuously demonstrate and maintain standards of personal conduct with regards to personal and professional integrity; impulse control/attention to safety; substance abuse/risk-taking behavior; stress tolerance; confronting and overcoming problems, obstacles and adversity; conscientiousness; interpersonal skills; decision-making and judgment; learning ability; and communication skills. WORKING CONDITIONS Working conditions may include, but are not limited to: running, jumping, walking, kneeling, crouching or crawling, subduing uncooperative individuals, chasing fleeing subjects, physically moving equipment and incapacitated or deceased persons, climbing stairs/ladders, going over obstacles, performing life-saving and rescue procedures, standing, sitting, or remaining in fixed positions for extended periods of time, and operating Department equipment and vehicles. Function effectively while confronted with personal danger, including, but not limited to: exposure to armed/dangerous persons, dangerous animals, bodily fluids, communicable diseases, fumes, hazards of emergency driving, hazards associated with traffic control and working in and near traffic, and natural and man-made disasters. Supplemental Information Step 1: Application Submittal and Supplemental Responses To be considered for this position,applicants must submita completed City of Vallejo online application and supplemental questionnaire. Applications may be obtained and completed on-line at the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vallejo or under "Employment Opportunities". If you have problems creating a user account or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. In order to be considered for the position, you must complete and submit the following: 1.A completed City of Vallejo online application; 2.Responses to the supplemental questions; 3. Atranscript of college units completed; 4. Military discharge papers (where applicable) 5. A copy of his/her California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Certificate or re-certification certificate; 6. Other professional certifications relevant (i.e. first aid, CPR, POST Intermediate or Advanced Certificate, etc.) to the Police Officer Lateral class (if applicable) *** IMPORTANT : Incomplete applications will not be given further consideration. Where applicable, responses must include the names of the employers; dates employed; your job titles; duties performed; and the job titles of those supervised. A resume cannot be substitutedfor any portion of the application process (i.e., the official application and responses to the supplemental questions). Step 2: Supplemental Questions Assessment: Applicants must respond to the supplemental questions, describing their experience and/or training in a number of functional areas pertinent to the intent and purpose of the Police Officer (Lateral) class. Responses to the supplemental questions must also reflect the information listed in the work history section of the application. Step 3: Applicant Screening Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications. Candidate's experience and skills to be ranked against the criteria set forth in this job announcement. The best qualified will advance to the next phase, which may include, but not be limited to, scored supplemental questionnaire process; telephone interview and/or an oral board interview. Pool of Candidates: The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be thebest qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience and responses to supplemental questions. Step 4: Examination: The examination process will consist of an Oral Board Assessment. Candidates must pass the Oral Board Assessment. Candidates that pass the Oral Board Assessment will continue to move forward in the hiring process. Step 5: Final Selection: The number of candidates referred for a final hiring interview is at the discretion of the Police Department. PRIOR TO HIRE: The selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete and pass the following to move forward in this process: Personal History Statement (PHS) Oral Board Livescan Polygraph POST Background Investigation AND Reference Check Final Interview/Conditional Offer of Employment Post- Offer Psychological Assessment Post- Offer Medical Assessment Final Offer with Psychological & MedicalClearance REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process may contact Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. Please contactRobinTilleydirect at (707)649-4852 or by email at: robin.tilley @cityofvallejo.net or you may contact Robin at the Human Resource Office at (707) 648-4363. Disaster Service Workers All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW- related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. VETERAN'S PREFERENCE Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application . Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Dec 30, 2019
Temporary
Description Please read the entire job announcement to ensure your application packet is complete. The City is actively recruiting for Police Officer Trainees. This is a temporary trainee position. Candidates that graduate from a California P.O.S.T. Basic Police Academy who are hired as a Police Officer Trainee for the City of Vallejo may transition from the temporary position of Police Trainee to a regular, full-time position of Police Officer (Entry). Under direct supervision, attend and successfully complete a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified basic police academy, receiving closely supervised training in: laws and codes; criminal justice system procedures; law enforcement and crime prevention techniques; officer safety; first aid; physical fitness and defensive tactics; handling and operation of emergency vehicles, firearms and equipment; radio codes and dispatching procedures; public contact skills, communication and interviewing; writing and editing police reports; investigation techniques; suspect contact, arrest and handling procedures; ethics; evidence collection and preservation; court testimony; and departmental rules and regulations. Police Officer Trainees who fail to successfully complete a California P.O.S.T. basic police academy will be terminated from the City of Vallejo. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Employees in this trainee-level, non-safety assignment attend a POST certified Basic Police Academy (POST Academy) and must satisfactorily meet all requirements for POST Academy graduation before being sworn in as probationary Police Officers (Entry). Assignments to the class of Police Officer Trainee are at-will temporary employees and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority. Assignment to the Police Officer Trainee class is limited to a maximum period of one year. Following a pre-employment polygraph examination, thorough background investigation, psychological, medical and drug tests, applicants for Police Officer Trainee may receive an offerof employment and will be required to attenda California P.O.S.T Basic Police Academy of the City of Vallejo's choice. Such attendancemay be at the City's expense, at a lower rate of compensation than incumbents in the Police Officer (Entry) or the Police Officer (Lateral) classifications. Upon successful completion of a POST certified Basic Police Academy, Police Officer Trainees are eligible for hire by the City of Vallejo as a Police Officer (Entry) and begin an intensive field training program. Entry level police officers must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period. The class of Police Officer Trainee is distinguished from uniformed safety police-related classes of Police Officer (Entry) and Police Officer (Lateral) by designation and by the responsibilities and authorities associated with such designation as a safety officer under the laws of the State of California. The successful candidate will possess the following highly desirable attributes: ethical behavior; good judgment; detail oriented; astute; proactive; responsive; timely; accurate; excellent oral and written communication to internal and external constituents; collaborative approach; solution oriented; safetyconscious; and trustworthy. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direct supervision from POST Academy staff and Vallejo Police Department supervisory and management staff Examples of Duties Important responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Attend a POST basic certified police academy, participating in and passing all required classes, training and tests and obtain the Certificate of Completion; Develop awareness and understanding of the functions and responsibilities of safety Police Officers; Performs related duties as required. Typical Qualifications Knowledge : Basic law enforcement terminology, methods and concepts as taught in a POST Basic Academy and Field Training Program; Techniques for dealing with people under hostile and emergency situations. Ability to: Demonstrate acceptable behavior in all peace officer background dimensions, defined by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training as: integrity; impulse control/attention to safety; substance abuse/risk-taking behavior; stress tolerance; confronting and overcoming problems, obstacles and adversity; conscientiousness; interpersonal skills; decision-making and judgment; learning ability; and communication skills; Correctly interpret and follow written and verbal instructions; Properly operate, utilize and care for a police vehicle, firearm, computer, radio and other equipment as required; Participate in and pass POST Academy physical training and testing; Read, understand and properly enforce laws, regulations, instructions, departmental policies and procedures; Understand, accurately interpret and follow oral instructions and directions; Carry out assigned duties at all times of day or night, under all conditions, in a vehicle or on foot, as required; Properly operate, utilize and care for POST Academy and department equipment, including, but not limited to: vehicles, firearms, radios and computers; Communicate professionally and effectively with POST Academy staff, the public and co-workers under stress and non-stress circumstances; Accurately analyze situations, detect criminal activity, make decisions and implement a rapid, effective and reasonable course of action under stress and non-stress conditions; Pursue, apprehend, subdue and control fleeing, uncooperative or combative persons, using appropriate force; Protect persons and property from harm during stress and non-stress situations; Prepare thorough, accurate written reports; remember names, faces and details of incidents; Provide assistance and credible testimony in the presentation of court cases; Work cooperatively with other POST Academy attendees and staff; Perform in specialized assignments as required. Minimum Experience and Training Guidelines Currently enrolled in a California POST certified Basic Academy and within two (2) months of graduation. AND A High School diploma, GED, and or 60 semester / 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university; Substitution:The 60 semester / 90 quarter units requirement may be substituted with 30 semester / 45 quarter units or the equivalent from an accredited college or university in addition to an honorable discharge from any branch of the U.S military and four (4) years of active duty service. OR Twenty-four (24) months uninterrupted employment as a Police Cadet with the City of Vallejo Police Department and completion of 60 semester / 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university. ALL CANDIDATES MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS : License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Age: Be 20 years old at the time of appointment, and at least 21 years of age upon POST Academy graduation. Vision: Not less than 20/100 uncorrected; or corrected to 20/20 without any color deficiencies. Citizenship: Must be eligible for U.S. citizenship upon academy graduation. Criminal History: No felony convictions; No misdemeanor convictions which mandate weapons prohibitions. Other Qualifications: Prior to appointment, candidates must successfully complete medical, psychological, and background standards, which include polygraph testing, drug screening and California Department of Justice fingerprint clearance. Supplemental Information Step 1: Application Submittal This is a continuous recruitment. The Police Officer Trainee position will remain open until positions are filled. To be considered, applicants must submita completed on-line City of Vallejo application. Candidates can complete the online employment application at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vallejo or go to the City of Vallejo website; click on Human Resources Department then, click on"Employment Opportunities" ***If you have problems creating a user account or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. In order to be considered for the position, you must complete and submit the following : 1. A completed City of Vallejo application form; 2. A transcript of college units completed; 3. A copy of his/her California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Certificate or re-certification certificate; OR currently enrolled in the Academy and within two months of graduation. 4. Other professional certifications relevant to the Police Traineeclass. Please attach all requested documents listed above to your application packet before submitting of the online application *** IMPORTANT : Incomplete applications will not be given further consideration. Where applicable, responses must include the names of the employers; dates employed; your job titles; duties performed; and the job titles of those supervised. A resume cannot be substitutedfor any portion of the application process (i.e., the official applicationand responses to the supplemental questions). Attach all requested documents listed above to your application packet before submitting of the online application Step 2: Applicant Screening and Assessment: Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications: Education, GPA of 2.0 or higher; College enrollment; Academy enrollment or possession of a POST Basic Academy Certificate; Valid California driver license; Citizenship; Criminal history; Pool of Candidates: The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be thebestqualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience. Step 3: Hiring Process: Prior to hire, the selected candidate will be required to pass the following: Oral Interview; Polygraph testing; Livescan/fingerprinted; Background investigation; Pre-employment medical, including drug screening; Psychological evaluation. In addition: Provide proof of the legal right to work in the United States. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process may contact Human Resources Department. Please contactRobinTilleyat (707)649-4852 or 648-4363 or at robin.tilley @cityofvallejo.net . Disaster Service Workers All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW- related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time:
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Dec 30, 2019
Full Time
Description Please read the entire job announcement to ensure your application packet is complete. The City of Vallejo is actively recruiting for Police Officers (Entry). The Police Officer (Entry) works under supervision and in all conditions, performing a variety of law enforcement duties that involve protecting life and property; enforcing laws and ordinances; conducting criminal investigations, crime prevention and suppression; preserving the public peace; performing special assignments in the protection of life and property; and related work as required. DISTINQUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is both the entry level and the first safety class within the Police Officer series.Incumbents perform all duties required to effectively respond to and resolve situations encountered.Police Officer (Entry) may be assigned, depending on rotational assignments, to patrol, traffic, detective, crime prevention or other police-related functions. This class is distinguished from Police Officer (Lateral) in that it is the fully experienced working level within the series, while the Police Officer (Entry) requires no experience beyond possession of a Basic Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification or re-certification. This class is distinguished from uniformed safety police-related classes by its designation and the responsibilities and authorities associated with designation as a safety peace officer under the laws of the State of California. The successful candidate will possess the following highly desirable attributes: detail oriented; astute; proactive; responsive; timely; accurate; excellent oral and written communication to internal and external constituents; collaborative approach; solution oriented; safety concious;trustworthy and ethical. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from supervisory and management staff Examples of Duties The following duties are considered essential to the Police Officer (Entry) class: Enforces local, State and Federal laws and ordinances; Patrols assigned area of the City in a car, on a motorcycle, or on foot; Protects persons and property from harm during emergency and non-emergency situations; Responds to calls related to the protection of life and property, traffic incidents, and other required emergencies; Pursues, subdues, apprehends and controls fleeing, uncooperative or combative persons; Prepares reports of arrests made, activities performed, and unusual incidents observed; Conducts both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, criminal incidents, hazardous incidents, vehicle accidents, and deaths; Prepares search and arrest warrants; makes arrests; serves warrants and subpoenas; Interrogates suspects and interviews victims, complainants and witnesses; Coordinates and investigates violent crimes, child abuse, property crimes, vice, gaming, and narcotics violations; Testifies and presents evidence in court; provides backup assistance for other officers and law enforcement personnel; Collects, preserves, and maintains evidence, found property, and property for safekeeping; Assists and advises motorists and enforces traffic safety laws by issuing citations and warnings; Searches, fingerprints, and transports prisoners; Responds to demonstrations, riots, hostage situations, barricaded subjects and other extremely hazardous situations; Maintains contact with the public regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserves good relationships with the public; Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement and non-law enforcement agencies in matters relating apprehending offenders and investigating offenses; Observes, monitors, directs, and controls routine and unusual traffic conditions; Assists with special investigative and crime prevention duties; Checks buildings for physical security; Administers first aid as needed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge : Basic law enforcement terminology, methods and concepts as taught in a P.O.S.T. Basic Academy and Field Training Program; Techniques for dealing with people under hostile and emergency situations. Ability to : Act with integrity, dependability, and professionalism to maintain the public trust; Comprehend, interpret, explain, and implement laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and instructions; Understand and carry out oral and written directions; Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; and prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports; Think and act quickly; demonstrate sound judgment and rational thinking under adverse/dangerous circumstances; judge situations and people accurately; rapidly evaluate options and alternatives and choose appropriate responses; Work with people from all socio-economic backgrounds; Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents, and places; Demonstrate proficiency in the use and care of department equipment, including, but not limited to firearms, vehicles, radios, and computers; Demonstrate and maintain a physical condition which permits the satisfactory performance of assigned duties and responsibilities at all times, in all weathers and conditions, in a conveyance or on foot; Demonstrate audio-visual acuity, perception and discrimination sufficient to accurately: hear instructions and information, make observations, testify in court, read and write, and properly operate assigned equipment and vehicles; Demonstrate proficiency in the exercise of defensive tactics; Handle an automobile in high speed and emergency situations; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Uphold the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics at all time. Education: A High School diploma or GED or equivalent; Graduation from a California P.O.S.T. certified Basic Academy within the last three (3) years or possession of a P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Recertification certificate; and Completion of 60 semester units or equivalent from an accredited college or university. Substitution: An honorable discharge from any branch of the U.S. Military with four (4) years of active service duty may be substituted for 30 college units. IN ACCORDANCE WITH P.O.S.T., ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING OTHERREQUIREMENTS: License or Certificate : Possess a valid California driver's license. Possess a P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Certificate. Age : Be 20 years old by the date of the written examination and be 21 years, or older, at the time of appointment. Vision : Be not less than 20/100 uncorrected or corrected to 20/30 with no color deficiencies. Citizenship : Eligible for U.S. citizenship at the time of appointment. Criminal History: No felony convictions; No misdemeanor convictions which mandate weapons prohibitions. ***In accordance with California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) guidelines, incumbents must continuously display the following: Competence in the established peace officer job dimensions of: integrity, communication skills, learning ability, judgment under pressure, observational skills, willingness to confront problems, interest in people, interpersonal sensitivity, motivation, appearance, dependability, physical ability, operation of equipment and credibility as a witness in a court of law. In accordance with P.O.S.T. guidelines, incumbents must continuously demonstrate and maintain standards of personal conduct with regards to personal and professional integrity; impulse control/attention to safety; substance abuse/risk-taking behavior;stress tolerance; confronting and overcoming problems, obstacles and adversity; conscientiousness; interpersonal skills; decision-making and judgment; learning ability; and communication skills. WORKING CONDITIONS Working conditions may include, but are not limited to: running, jumping, walking, kneeling, crouching or crawling, subduing uncooperative individuals, chasing fleeing subjects, physically moving equipment and incapacitated or deceased persons, climbing stairs/ladders, going over obstacles, performing life-saving and rescue procedures, standing, sitting, or remaining in fixed positions for extended periods of time, and operating Department equipment and vehicles. Function effectively while confronted with personal danger, including, but not limited to: exposure to armed/dangerous persons, dangerous animals, bodily fluids, communicable diseases, fumes, hazards of emergency driving, hazards associated with traffic control and working in and near traffic, and natural and man-made disasters. Supplemental Information Step 1: Application Submittal and Supplemental Responses To be considered for this position,applicants must submita completed City of Vallejo online application and supplemental questionnaire. Applications may be obtained and completed on-line at the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vallejo or under "Employment Opportunities". If you have problems creating a user account or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. In order to be considered for the position, you must complete and submit the following: 1. A completed City of Vallejo online application; 2. Responses to the supplemental questions; a transcript of college units completed; 3. A copy of his/her California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Certificate or re-certification certificate; 4. Other professional certifications relevant to the Police Officer class. 5. Copy of DD-214 if substituting 4 years Active Military service in lieu of 30 college semester units. *** IMPORTANT : Incomplete applications will not be given further consideration. Where applicable, responses must include the names of the employers; dates employed; your job titles; duties performed; and the job titles of those supervised. A resume cannot be substitutedfor any portion of the application process (i.e., the official application and responses to the supplemental questions). Step 2: Supplemental Questions Assessment: Applicants must respond to the supplemental questions, describing their experience and/or training in a number of functional areas pertinent to the intent and purpose of the Police Officer (Entry) class. Responses to the supplemental questions must also reflect the information listed in the work history section of the application. Step 3: Applicant Screening Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications. Candidate's experience and skills to be ranked against the criteria set forth in this job announcement. The best qualified will advance to the next phase, which may include, but not be limited to, scored supplemental questionnaire process; telephone interview and/or an oral board interview. Pool of Candidates: The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be thebest qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience and responses to supplemental questions. Step 4: Examination: The examination process will consist of an Oral Board Assessment. Candidates must pass the Oral Board Assessment. Candidates that pass the Oral Board will continue to move forward in the hiring process. Step 5: Final Selection: The number of candidates referred for a final hiring interview is at the discretion of the Police Department. PRIOR TO HIRE: The selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete and pass the following to move forward in this process: Personal History Statement (PHS) Oral Board Livescan Polygraph POST Background Investigation AND Reference Check Final Interview/Conditional Offer of Employment Post- Offer Psychological Assessment Post- Offer Medical Assessment Final Offer with Psychological & MedicalClearance REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process may contact Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. Please contactRobinTilleydirect at (707)649-4852 or email Robin at robin.tilley @cityofvallejo.net or you may contact Robin at the Human Resource Office at (707) 648-4363. Disaster Service Workers All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW- related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. VETERAN'S PREFERENCE Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application . Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Dec 30, 2019
Temporary
Description Please read the entire job announcement to ensure your application packet is complete. This position under direct supervision, performs a variety of civilian field and office law enforcement work in direct support of safety and non-safety personnel. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Employees in this trainee-level, non-safety position work on a part-time/as needed basis while attending an accredited college toward earning their Associates of Arts degree in Criminal Justice or a related field.Police Cadets who successfully obtain said degree or 60 semester / 90 quarter units in Criminal Justice or related field may attend, at the Department's expense, a police academy with the ultimate goal of earning a Police Officers Standards and Training (POST) certificate.Those who do not obtain the educational requirements within three years will be terminated. This class is distinguished from uniformed safety police-related classes by their designation and the responsibilities and authorities associated with a safety peace officer designation under the laws of the State of California. The successful candidate will possess the following highly desirable attributes: detail oriented; astute; proactive; responsive; timely; accurate; excellent oral and written communication to internal and external constituents; collaborative approach; solution oriented; safety conscious; trustworthy and ethical. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND GIVEN Receives direct supervision from supervisory and management staff Examples of Duties The following duties are considered essential to the Police Cadet class: Take police reports for crimes such as bicycle theft, automobile theft, burglary or similar cold complaints; Marks and arranges for the towing of abandoned vehicles; Enforces parking regulations by issuing traffic citations; Performs traffic and pedestrian control as directed; Participates in crime prevention activities such as neighborhood watch meetings, school and community group presentations, and Police Department building tours; Maintains records and retrieves information; Attends weekend and/or evening training sessions; Performs related duties and responsibilities as required. Cadet Rotations and Assignments: Abandoned Vehicles; Beat Health: North, Central, South; City Hall; Downtown Patrol; Evidence; Investigations; Prisoner Transport; Records; School Security; Subpoena Service Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Techniques for dealing with the public in a tactful, but firm, manner; Proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation Ability to : Learn the organization and functions of a Police Department; Learn and apply applicable laws, ordinances, policies, practices and methods; Work courteously with the general public on the telephone and in person; Deal with the public firmly, courteously, and tactfully; Understand and carry out oral and written directions; Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the; course of work Education: Possess a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking a minimum of 12 semester / 18 quarter units toward earning an Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice or a related field while maintaining a minimum 2.0 GPA. License : Possess a valid California driver's license Age : Between 18 and 23 years old at the time of application Vision : Be not less than 20/100 uncorrected or corrected to 20/30 with no color deficiencies Citizenship : Eligible for U.S. citizenship at the time of appointment Criminal History: No felony convictions No misdemeanor convictions which mandate weapons prohibitions WORKING CONDITIONS Working conditions may include, but are not limited to: running, jumping, walking, kneeling, crouching or crawling, subduing uncooperative individuals, chasing fleeing subjects, physically moving equipment and incapacitated or deceased persons, climbing stairs/ladders, going over obstacles, performing life-saving and rescue procedures, standing, sitting, or remaining in fixed positions for extended periods of time, and operating Department equipment and vehicles. Function effectively while confronted with personal danger, including, but not limited to: exposure to armed/dangerous persons, dangerous animals, bodily fluids, communicable diseases, fumes, hazards of emergency driving, hazards associated with traffic control and working in and near traffic, and natural and man-made disasters. Supplemental Information Step 1: Application Submittal This is a continuous recruitment. The Police Cadet position will remain open until positions are filled. To be considered, applicants must submita completed on-line City of Vallejo application and the supplemental questionnaire. Candidates can complete the online employment application at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vallejo or go to the City of Vallejo website; click on Human Resources Department then, click on"Employment Opportunities" If you have problems creating a user account or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. *** IMPORTANT : Incomplete applications and/or supplemental questions will not be given further consideration. Where applicable, responses must include the names of the employers; dates employed; your job titles; duties performed; and the job titles of those supervised. A resume cannot be substitutedfor any portion of the application process (i.e., the official applicationand responses to the supplemental questions). Step 2: Applicant Screening and Supplemental Questions Assessment: Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications: Education, GPA of 2.0 or higher; College enrollment; Valid California driver license; Citizenship; Criminal history; Responses to supplemental questions will be assessed. Pool of Candidates: The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be thebestqualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience and responses to supplemental questions. Step 3: Hiring Process: Prior to hire, the selected candidate will be required to pass the following: Oral Interview; Polygraph testing; Livescan/fingerprinted; Background investigation; Pre-employment medical, including drug screening; Psychological evaluation. In addition: Provide proof of the legal right to work in the United States. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process may contact Human Resources Department. Please contactRobin Tilleyat (707)649-4852 or 648-4363 or at robin.tilley @cityofvallejo.net upon submittal of your online application . Disaster Service Workers All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW- related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
May 14, 2019
Full Time
Description THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks (driving distance to Napa Valley). THE DEPARTMENT As an integral part of the community, the Vallejo Police Department is committed to providing a highly professional, ethical and quality Police service.The Communications Section is an essential part of the Police Department team. It provides Public Safety Communications for the Police and Fire Departments. With a staff of 15 Communications Operators, we answer 9-1-1 and other telephone calls, dispatch Police, Fire and Medical responses in the greater Vallejo area. Communications Operators use modern computer and radio equipment to record information and dispatch units to calls for service. Communications Operators also work in the field with our SWAT and Hostage Negotiation Teams during critical incidents. The Vallejo service area includes 53.58 square miles of incorporated City Limits, and the East Vallejo Fire District. We also provide Fire and Medical service for the unincorporated areas in Vallejo's sphere of influence. Vallejo Communications Operators serve a population of over 121,000 residents and provides support services for surrounding communities. THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill two full-time vacancies , and is only open to applicants who currently possess a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Public Safety Dispatchers' Basic certificate AND at least one year of public safety dispatching experience, or three years of experience as a police officer. The list established by this recruitmentmay be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year The City of Vallejo Police Department is seeking lateral Communications Operator II candidates to perform a variety of complex duties in direct support of public safety personnel including receipt, interpretation, and dispatching of calls for law enforcement, fire, ambulance and other emergency assistance; direct fire and medical emergencies to the proper agency for response; accurately utilize a computer-aided dispatch system to initiate a response to effectively handle emergencies; utilize a two-way radio system to communicate with field units; accurately maintain the status of all field units; and provide information and assistance to the public. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Communications Operator series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Communications Operator I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned in the Communications Section and/or the Patrol Division. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Communications Operator I level, or when filled from the outside, have prior public safety dispatch or police officer experience. Newly hired employees are expected to satisfactorily complete an eighteen month probationary period. Incumbents from within the Vallejo Police Department who were formerly classified as Communications Operator I employees must satisfactorily complete a six month probationary period following promotion to Communications Operator II. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a Communications Supervisor in the Communications Center and Patrol Supervisors, to include the On-Duty Watch Commander. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. - Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: When Functioning in the Communications Center : Receives, interprets, classifies, prioritizes and responds to calls of a routine and emergency nature, including those calls involving life-threatening situations. Enters relevant information by computer keyboard and accurately transits messages for dispatching as necessary and in accordance with established procedures operating a computer aided dispatch system. Assigns calls to police units for necessary action, determining the appropriate units required for response. Coordinates when necessary with patrol supervisors regarding deployment of personnel. Visually monitors video display terminals and actively listens to police radio frequencies to ensure correct status of officers and emergency personnel. Maintains contact with all units on assignment; maintains daily log of all field calls and units dispatched. Dispatches law enforcement or other emergency personnel and equipment. Operates a variety of communications equipment, including computer-aided dispatch terminals, radio transmitters and receivers, dispatch consoles, electronic data terminals, telephone and lease line teletype. Monitors multiple computer screens simultaneously. Enters, updates and retrieves information from computerized databases relating to wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, stolen vehicles and other information. Use telecommunications systems to coordinate emergency calls and relay information and assistance requests involving other law enforcement and public safety agencies. Determines appropriate communications or research channels selected from emergency telephone lines, radio room telephone lines, business telephone lines, police radio channels, other agency radio channels, and manual computerized information systems. Provides information to officers and field personnel expeditiously, including but not limited to, warrants, vehicles, driver's licenses, parole, and criminal history information. Interprets or clarifies coded responses from various systems for law enforcement, public safety, or other relevant parties. Confirms warrants with responsible agencies, receives and files warrants and updates status of warrants. Receives, responds to and documents requests for Division of Motor Vehicle print-outs; documents vehicle impound information. Accurately processes information received in the communications center and accurately disseminates that information to the appropriate concerned parties, including but not limited to, relatives of those involved; employers; hospitals; sworn and non-sworn public safety personnel at other agencies; other City departments; ambulance services; detoxification centers; tow companies; attorneys; state parole; county probation; animal control; commercial establishments; alarm companies and schools. When appropriate, monitors other public safety and emergency preparedness radio traffic; security monitors; and takes necessary action. Maintains a variety of automated and manual logs, records and files related to communications center activities. Make court appearances as required related to assigned activities. Perform a variety of record keeping, filing, indexing and other general clerical work; maintain a variety of logs relating to public safety activities. Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner. Perform other work as assigned. When Functioning in the Field : Operate a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities. Perform communications center activities in a mobile vehicle or mobile setting. Perform other work as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Customer service and professional telephone answering techniques. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Correct English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Procedures used in operating Computer Aided Dispatch and 9-1-1 systems for a large agency. Policies and procedures of receiving and processing emergency calls and requests for service. Basic communications rules and regulations governing the operation of radio transmitting and receiving systems. Standard radio broadcasting and dispatch procedures and rules. Geographic features and streets within the area served. Principles and procedures of record keeping including the main-tenance and security of fire and police communications reports. Basic principles of report preparation. Techniques for dealing with the public in a tactful but firm manner. Ability to : Act appropriately and decisively under stressful and/or emergency situations. Learn, apply and maintain knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures and information pertaining to law enforcement dispatch. Learn policies and procedures of receiving and processing emergency calls. Read, understand and apply a variety of call-taking information and materials. Learn call interview and law enforcement dispatch techniques and procedures. Learn basic communications rules and regulations governing the operation of radio transmitting and receiving systems. Utilize a two-way radio system to communicate with field units; and accurately maintain the status of all field units. Read and effectively interpret small-scale maps, have general knowledge of surrounding geographical area and information generated from a computer screen. Learn general law enforcement codes, practices and methods. Act promptly and appropriately in emergencies. Speak clearly and concisely in a well-modulated voice pattern. Effectively communicate with and elicit information from upset and irate citizens. Maintain confidentiality of information. Understand and follow both oral and written instructions promptly and accurately. Communicate effectively in the English language in both oral and written forms. Wear a telephone headset and be able to hear, distinguish and understand voices with background noises present. Type accurately at a speed necessary for successful job perfor-mance. Must type a minimum of 35 words per minute. Establish and maintain courteous and effective work relationships with subordinates, peers, supervisors and the general public. Effectively multi-task. Provide courteous and effective customer service. Maintain professional composure and take responsible and effective action during stressful situations. Operate radio transmitting equipment. Maintain familiarity with City districts and boundaries, streets, landmarks, and police jurisdictions. Maintain confidentiality of information. Learn the organization and functions of a municipal law enforcement agency. Learn pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations. Apply the laws, codes, policies and procedures related to the gathering of legal evidence. Apply Federal, State, City and departmental laws, policies and procedures. Deal with the public firmly, courteously and tactfully. May perform training duties for Communications Operator I level employees and other in-house training. Operate various office equipment including computer terminals. Work various shifts as assigned. Work flexible hours. Sit or stand for long periods of time. Perform related duties as assigned. Experience : One year of public safety dispatching experience or three years of experience as a police officer and the POST Entry-level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery as required under POST guidelines. Training : Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Specialized training in law enforcement practices, rules, procedures, codes and regulations is desirable. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid, appropriate California driver's license at the time of employment. Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Public Safety Dispatchers' certificate. California Law Enforcement Telephone System (CLETS) Certificate with full access (current certification preferred, but proof of past certificate acceptable). Supplemental Information The Recruitment and Selection Process 1. Applicants must submit a completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional),a copy ofPolice Officer Standards and Training (POST) Public Safety Dispatchers' Basic certificate, anda copy of a California Law Enforcement Telephone Systems (CLETS) certificate with full access (current certificate preferred, but will accept expired certificate) in order to be considered. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered . NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2. Application packets containing all required materials will receive an overall screening assessment. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and are found to be the best qualified will move forward in the process. 3. The examination process will consist of an oral panel interview. Oral Panel interviews are weighted at 100% of the candidate' score. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70%. Those achieving 70% or higher will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualifiedbased upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, and responses to supplemental questions. 4. Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) will be referred to the department for final interviews based on their performance in the exam.The number of candidatesreferred for a hiring interview is at thediscretion of the hiring department. Note: Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they are able to receiveemail notices from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Vallejo. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete and pass the following to advance in the hiring process: Completed Personal History Statement (PHS) Oral Board Livescan - fingerprint check for criminal history information Polygraph POSTDispatcher Background Investigation Final Interview/Conditional Offer of Employment Post- Offer Psychological Assessment Post- Offer Medical Assessment, including drug screening Final Offer with Psychological and Medical Clearance REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment orselection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.Please contact April Adamsat (707)648-4398 or by email to: april.adams@cityofvallejo.net before their scheduled test date. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Apr 09, 2019
Full Time
Description ONLY PERMANENTCITY OF VALLEJOEMPLOYEES WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROBATION MAY REQUEST TO BE PLACED ON THE TRANSFER LIST. What is the Transfer List? The Transfer List is a way for current City of Vallejo employees to be able to express interest in being considered for either a Lateral Transfer (same classification; different department, division, or team), or a Downgrading Transfer (voluntary demotion to a lower classification, either within the same department, division, or team; or a different department, division, or team). The Transfer List is open on a continuous basis, so applications are always accepted. Our recommendation is to submit an application if you think you might be interested, even if there is no vacancy currently. To be placed on the voluntary transfer list: 1. Click the (apply) button above and submit a complete online application and identify in the supplemental questionnaire the classification for which you are seeking a transfer. Your application should contain the most up to date and accurate information regarding your work history. 2. You may be required to participate inthe selection process (supplemental questions, oral panel interview, etc.)if requested by Human Resources or the hiring department. 3. For Lateral Transfers: The position you wish to transfer to must have the same salary range and similar qualifications as your current class title. 4. For Downgrading Transfers (voluntary demotions): The position you wish to transfer to must be a lower classification than the one you currently hold, and you must meet the minimum qualifications of the lower classification. If you are applying for a Downgrading Transfer, please indicate that inQuestion #2 of theSupplemental Questionnaire. Please Note: You must meet the requirements outlined above to be placed on a transfer list. Additional information regarding the transfer process may be found in Civil Service Commission Rule 23. If you have any questions please contact Human Resources at (707) 553-7211. What happens after I have been placed on the voluntary transfer list? Once you have completed and submitted your application for the voluntary transfer list, the Recruitment & Selection Team will assign you to the appropriate list. Then when we receive a requisition from a department for recruitment, we will check those lists before running an open recruitment, and refer the names of those employees who have requested transfer for that classification. Departments are required to consider those transfer requests, but are not required to agree to the transfer. For Downgrading Transfers, your application serves as the required request. Once the department has considered your request, and if they agree to grant your request, it will then go to the Civil Service Commission for a hearing. The outcome of that hearing will ultimately determine whether or not the downgrading transfer is approved. Closing Date/Time: