City of Huntington Beach

THE COMMUNITY

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

 

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

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

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

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

 

THE CITY GOVERNMENT

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

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

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

 

 

 

28 job(s) at City of Huntington Beach

City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 18, 2022
Full Time
The City of Huntington Beach is located in northwestern Orange County, 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 90 miles northwest of San Diego. With a population of about 202,265 residents, Huntington Beach is the fourth largest city in Orange County and the 24th largest city in California. Known as "Surf City," Huntington Beach features nearly 8.5 miles of spectacular beaches and one of the largest recreational piers in the world. The City is home to a thriving beach community and is consistently named as one of the top ten beaches in California. The City hosts an annual visitor population of over 11 million people, featuring numerous large-scale special events, surf competitions, and festivals. Even with its swell of summer visitors, Huntington Beach has been listed for decades as among the FBI's safest cities in the nation. In 2021, WalletHub ranked Huntington Beach as the best-run city in California. The City is supported by nearly 1,500 employees and has a General Fund budget of $269 million (total budget $532 million). While Huntington Beach is no stranger to front-page news, it's really what's happening behind the scenes that makes the City a fantastic place to live, work, and visit. Huntington Beach has emerged as a regional leader in the development of innovative services, like the City's Project HOPE mobile crisis response program, increasing beach access by rolling out ADA accessible Mobi-Mats, and standing up a homeless navigation center. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding career opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Water Utility Locator in the Public Works Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking an individual who has an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognizes that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. Public Works Department The Public Works Department delivers a wide range of services to the public as well as other City departments. The Department is responsible for the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of City-owned infrastructure. The infrastructure includes buildings, streets, parks, landscaping, flood control, beach facilities, and utilities. The City of Huntington Beach has owned and operated its own water utility since 1964, when it was purchased from the Southern California Water Company. Since that time the City and the water system have grown to service a population of over 200,000. Today, City employees run the Utilities Division's five distinct sections: Administration, Quality, Production, Distribution and Meters. The Position Under general supervision, accurately marks the locations of water mains, water services, wastewater lines, storm water lines, electrical power lines, gas lines, communication lines and other water, wastewater and storm-related structures within city property lines; so as to prevent water, wastewater, and storm water structures and existing property from being damaged, water outages, or citizens from being harmed; and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AN EXERCISED Reports to: Supervisor in the Utilities Division DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Water Utility Locator is a single class job position responsible for locating and marking water, wastewater and storm water-related structures per State law and in accordance with Underground Service Alert (USA) rules and regulations Note: This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval. Examples of Essential Duties Locates and marks water mains, water services, wastewater mains, sewer laterals and storm water lines Marks out underground electrical, gas, and communication lines within flood stations, lift stations, reservoir sites and the Utility Yard. Maintains utility line areas in and around the City per Underground Service Alert (USA) regulations Responds to emergency and non-emergency water, wastewater and storm water-related calls such as sheared fire hydrants, leaking valves, hydrants, air vacs, scheduled and emergency shut-offs, and broken main water line issues, sewer spills, and catch basin cleaning Maintains valve and manhole locations during street paving operations by contractors and inspects finished paving jobs to ensure accessibility; maintains USA computer and records; assists inspectors and staff from Water, Wastewater, Storm Water Services and Public Works Assists contractors and developers in water, wastewater, and storm water services areas; takes pipe to soil readings for maintenance of the cathodic protection system Flushes out and samples sheared fire hydrants after repair to maintain system integrity; assists water construction crew fixing leaks, main breaks, sewer spills, etc. Updates water, wastewater, and storm water facility maps by recording locations of new fire hydrants, air vacs, pump outs, blow offs, new manholes and changes found in the field such as measurements of exposed water and wastewater lines from curb face or center line of street Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required Plan checks proposed water, wastewater, and storm water construction plans; records and maintains logs and time cards as required Reports to work as scheduled; works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required Maintains a regular and consistent attendance record Travels to offsite locations within and outside the City Performs other related work as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Principles, practices, tools, and equipment for locating underground assets City policies and procedures; Department specifications; State laws pertaining to one call utility locating Electronic Positive Response per Government Code Section 4216.3(C)(1)(A); Positive Response Software As-built construction drawings Water, wastewater and storm water facility map book USA regulations AWWA Water, CWEA and State specifications manual CALTRANS traffic control manuals Chlorination properties and applications Cal-OSHA safety codes and regulations Ability to: Read and interpret water and wastewater issue manuals, blueprints, and construction drawings Operate large vehicles and equipment such as, ¾ ton pickup truck, electronic and hydraulic valve operators, dump trucks, water trucks Use electronic line locators, non-metallic line locators, witching rods, wrenches, shovels, jackhammers, chlorine comparator, pressure gauges, and other tools and equipment related to the marking of water, wastewater and storm water lines Perform accurate field inspections with pavement marking identifications and written recommendations on correspondence Provide in-field response under emergency conditions and take appropriate actions Maintain records and keep logs Operate a computer and applicable software applications Work effectively with the public, contractors, supervisors, and coworkers Respond tactfully, clearly, concisely, and appropriately to inquiries from the public, City staff, or other agencies on issues in area of responsibility Education: High school diploma or equivalent certificate. Experience: Four (4) years in water or wastewater construction and maintenance. Certifications/License: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment Grade 1 Water Distribution Certificate or Grade 1 Collection System Maintenance Certificate required. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE Application Review Examination(s) - a virtual oral exam (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for September 7, 2022. Selection Interview Background Investigation Appointment Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is primarily performed outdoors (field work) with exposure to the weather and may also include contact with hot and cold surfaces, loud noises from equipment and vehicle engines, vibrations, working in close proximity to moving mechanical parts (mechanical hazards), electrical current (electrical hazards), vehicular traffic and confined spaces. Exposure to potential natural irritants such as vegetation, dust, soil, tree pollens, and sawdust. May be exposed to chemicals including but not limited to, gasoline, diesel, motor oil, grease, ammonia, bleach, cleansers, volatile organic compounds, fertilizers and non-restricted pesticides. Must be able to stand for long periods and/or walk long distances; some walking may occur on sloping, slippery and/or uneven surfaces; requires mobility to sit, stand, kneel, crawl, climb, crouch, stoop, reach, and bend; requires ability to twist at the lower body, at the waist, and at the upper body. Requires mobility of both arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small and large objects or tools, from overhead to the ground positions. Work involves grasping, lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and dragging of objects which may weigh approximately 50 pounds and up to 100 pounds with the use of proper equipment or assistance. Requires hand, arm, and upper body strength to operate power equipment. Required to wear protective apparel including hardhats, gloves, goggles, respirators, face protectors, ear protection, aprons, coveralls, chain saw chaps, and steel toed shoes. May be required to work at heights above ground level or in confined spaces. Incumbent may be required to respond to after-hours emergency situations. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
The City of Huntington Beach is located in northwestern Orange County, 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 90 miles northwest of San Diego. With a population of about 202,265 residents, Huntington Beach is the fourth largest city in Orange County and the 24th largest city in California. Known as "Surf City," Huntington Beach features nearly 8.5 miles of spectacular beaches and one of the largest recreational piers in the world. The City is home to a thriving beach community and is consistently named as one of the top ten beaches in California. The City hosts an annual visitor population of over 11 million people, featuring numerous large-scale special events, surf competitions, and festivals. Even with its swell of summer visitors, Huntington Beach has been listed for decades as among the FBI's safest cities in the nation. In 2021, WalletHub ranked Huntington Beach as the best-run city in California. The City is supported by nearly 1,500 employees and has a General Fund budget of $227.9 million (total budget $424 million). While Huntington Beach is no stranger to front-page news, it's really what's happening behind the scenes that makes the City a fantastic place to live, work, and visit. Huntington Beach has emerged as a regional leader in the development of innovative services, like the City's Project HOPE mobile crisis response program, increasing beach access by rolling out ADA accessible Mobi-Mats, and standing up a homeless navigation center. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have a outstanding career opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Irrigation Specialist. First and foremost, the City is seeking an individual who has an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognizes that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. Public Works Department The Public Works Department delivers a wide range of services to the public as well as other City departments. The Department is responsible for the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of City-owned infrastructure. The infrastructure includes buildings, streets, parks, landscaping, flood control, beach facilities, and utilities. Essential services such as water, sewer, drainage, and traffic control systems are operated and maintained 24 hours-a-day. The five Public Works divisions are committed to providing the highest quality of service to the community. Landscape Maintenance crews care for landscaping at city parks, city facilities and in the public right-of-way, including medians, roadsides, and other public grounds. The arterial street landscape program provides services that meet three goals; pedestrian and vehicular safety, community continuity of appearance, and essential plant care. City staff supervise contract services and maintain approximately 3 million square feet of landscaping and irrigation. The Position Under general supervision, installs, inspects, and repairs automated irrigation systems. The Irrigation Specialist performs maintenance, repair and installation of automated irrigation systems while the Maintenance Service Worker performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance of City parks, roadways and other public areas. Note: This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval. Examples of Essential Duties Operates, inspects, and repairs all components of smart and automated irrigation systems at landscaped sites, including automatic controllers, valves, water mains, lateral lines, sprinklers, pumping systems, and backflow devices Installs smart or automated irrigation systems; inspects and repairs pumping and filtration systems at park sites with lakes; makes modifications or additions to existing irrigation systems as requested Excavates and repairs broken or damaged water main lines as needed to eliminate hazardous conditions Excavates, forms, and pours concrete pads for pump enclosures and controllers; cuts, removes, and patches sidewalks and other concrete areas to make necessary repairs on irrigation components Traces, locates, excavates, and repairs low voltage direct burial wiring Confers with contractors to direct and inspect new irrigation projects Checks daily schedule and service requests for work to be completed; inspects equipment and reports safety hazards and maintenance problems; Operates truck with trailer, trencher, backhoe, loader, and water truck; drives related equipment to and from job sites Operates a variety of power and pneumatic hand tools and equipment such as generators, concrete saws, mixers, coring tools, jackhammers, pressure washers, air compressors, torch welding equipment, and boring and soil compaction tools; uses leak and line locators and hand tools Completes time records and safety reports; requests supplies and materials as needed Reports to work as scheduled; works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required Maintains a regular and consistent attendance record Travels to offsite locations within and outside the City Performs other related work as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Principles, practices and procedures for the installation and repair of smart and automated irrigation systems Plumbing and irrigation concepts and techniques Machinery, equipment, and tools necessary to perform work Principles of hydraulics Electrical and electronic testing and detection procedures Basic horticulture knowledge for watering needs, vegetation, soil, and moisture conditions; water conservation methods Controller programming procedures Traffic safety laws and regulations and proper vehicle operations Safety and basic repair procedures Ability to: Read and understand blueprints Read and follow work orders and instructions Use hand and power tools, including hydraulic jackhammers and other heavy tools Oversee the work of contractors and other maintenance personnel working with irrigation systems Follow safety practices and recognize hazards Maintain accurate records Communicate effectively orally and in writing Establish and maintain cooperative professional work relationships with those contacted in the course of work Meet work deadlines Report to work as scheduled and provide regular and predictable onsite attendance Education: High school diploma or equivalent certificate. Experience: Two (2) years' experience in irrigation installation, maintenance and repair or water systems maintenance and repair. Certifications/License: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment Must obtain a California Class B driver license within twelve months of appointment Irrigation Technician Certificate issued by the Irrigation Association desirable SPECIAL CONDITIONS Positions in this classification are deemed safety sensitive under Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) drug and alcohol testing regulations. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: Application Review Examination(s) - a virtual oral exam (weighted 100%) is tentatively scheduled for September 14, 2022 . Selection Interview Background Investigation Appointment Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application . Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is primarily performed outdoors (field work) with exposure to the weather and may also include contact with hot and cold surfaces, loud noises from equipment and vehicle engines, vibrations, working in close proximity to moving mechanical parts (mechanical hazards), electrical current (electrical hazards), vehicular traffic and confined spaces. Exposure to potential natural irritants such as vegetation, dust, soil, tree pollens, and sawdust. May be exposed to chemicals including but not limited to, gasoline, diesel, motor oil, grease, ammonia, bleach, cleansers, volatile organic compounds, fertilizers and non-restricted pesticides. Must be able to stand for long periods and/or walk long distances; some walking may occur on sloping, slippery and/or uneven surfaces; requires mobility to sit, stand, kneel, crawl, climb, crouch, stoop, reach, and bend; requires ability to twist at the lower body, at the waist, and at the upper body. Requires mobility of both arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small and large objects or tools, from overhead to the ground positions. Work involves grasping, lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and dragging of objects which may weigh approximately 50 pounds and up to 100 pounds with the use of proper equipment or assistance. Requires hand, arm, and upper body strength to operate power equipment. Required to wear protective apparel including hardhats, gloves, goggles, respirators, face protectors, ear protection, aprons, coveralls, chain saw chaps, and steel toed shoes. May be required to work at heights above ground level or in confined spaces. Incumbent may be required to respond to after-hours emergency situations. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent Position. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Case Manager within the City's Homeless Task Force. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ...say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. This position will work directly with individuals and families experiencing homelessness in the City of Huntington Beach as part of the City's Homeless Task Force. Daily responsibilities include: conducting street and site outreach, engaging individuals as part of the intake process for the City's Navigation Center, providing case management linking individuals to supportive service and shelter/housing, and collecting data with client-level information. The ideal candidate possesses effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, a compassionate and caring attitude and the ability to manage multiple projects with excellent attention to detail and customer service skills. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties The Homeless Outreach Case Manager duties may include the following: conducting outreach to individuals experiencing homelessness at field and street locations, providing case management to assist individuals in linking to supportive services and shelter/housing opportunities, collection of data related to all outreach and engagement services, and working cooperatively as part of the City's Homeless Task Force. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Services to individuals who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness; homeless and/or housing programs available to the homeless community; motivational interviewing and/or other engagement techniques; Orange County Continuum of Care Homeless Services System; shelter and housing operations; mental health and substance use services; positive customer services practices; data collection and report writing; modern office and computer skills. Ability to: Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; build trusting relationships with unsheltered individuals and families; collect data; compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports and correspondence; reason logically, draw valid conclusion and make appropriate recommendations; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in the workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service; actively participate in city and community meetings as needed. Education & Experience: Three (3) years of related experience working in homeless/housing, behavioral health or social services. A bachelor's degree in social or human services preferred. Certifications/License: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record at time of hire and throughout employment. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to attend an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent Position. This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Community & Library Services Department. The current vacancy is at City Hall. The incumbent will receive direction from the Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Specialist. The incumbent that fills the current vacancy at City Hall will work a set schedule of Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm but should also have the flexibility to be scheduled other shifts. The ideal candidate possesses 3 years of effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, outstanding customer service skills, and the ability to work well in a busy environment where attention to detail is important. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Examples of Essential Duties With direction of the Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Specialist, responds to customer inquiries both in person, online and on the phone Disseminates information regarding facility and clubhouse rentals, special park permits or class registration Registers customers for recreational activities both in person and by mail Data entry of recreation activity information and facility and clubhouse rentals Preparation of daily deposits and monthly facility rental calendar Assists in the completion of insurance renewals and preparation of new insurance application Performs related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of : City and departmental policies and procedures; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as computer word processing and related software applications, effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Knowledge of Safari registration software is highly desirable Ability to : Work independently in the absence of a supervisor, provide excellent customer service to the community at all times; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; operate personal computers and related software, maintain accurate records; record and retrieve information, lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance. Education & Experience : High school diploma or equivalent and at least three years related skilled experience plus related education and/or training. CPR/First Aid Certificates : Must be obtained within 3 months of appointment. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed in a general office environment. Requires hearing and speaking skills to answer the telephone or converse with coworkers and the general public. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 10, 2022
Full Time
The City of Huntington Beach is located in northwestern Orange County, 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 90 miles northwest of San Diego. With a population of about 202,265 residents, Huntington Beach is the fourth largest city in Orange County and the 24th largest city in California. Known as "Surf City," Huntington Beach features nearly 8.5 miles of spectacular beaches and one of the largest recreational piers in the world. The City is home to a thriving beach community and is consistently named as one of the top ten beaches in California. The City hosts an annual visitor population of over 11 million people, featuring numerous large-scale special events, surf competitions, and festivals. Even with its swell of summer visitors, Huntington Beach has been listed for decades as among the FBI's safest cities in the nation. In 2021, WalletHub ranked Huntington Beach as the best-run city in California. The City is supported by nearly 1,500 employees and has a General Fund budget of $269 million (total budget $532 million). While Huntington Beach is no stranger to front-page news, it's really what's happening behind the scenes that makes the City a fantastic place to live, work, and visit. Huntington Beach has emerged as a regional leader in the development of innovative services, like the City's Project HOPE mobile crisis response program, increasing beach access by rolling out ADA accessible Mobi-Mats, and standing up a homeless navigation center. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding career opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Social Worker with the Homelessness & Behavioral Health Services Division of the City Manager's Office . First and foremost, the City is seeking an individual who has an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognizes that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. City Manager's Office The City Manager's Office provides professional leadership in the management of the City and is responsible for the coordination of all municipal programs and the executive supervision of all City departments and agencies. The City Manager's Office consists of Administration/City Council support, Public Information, Homeless and Behavioral Health, and Sustainability. Homeless & Behavioral Health Services develops strategies and support services focused on individuals experiencing homelessness, as well as community members experiencing behavioral health crises. This Division is responsible for coordinating the City's comprehensive system of care that includes the Homeless Task Force, Navigation Center and the Be Well mobile crisis response program. The Division also collaborates with community and faith-based organizations to enhance the City's system of care through the deployment of volunteers, donations and supportive services. The Position Under general supervision of the Social Services Supervisor, the Social Worker performs journey-level professional work by coordinating and overseeing homeless and behavioral health programs focused mainly on those at risk of or experiencing homelessness in the City; and provides general case management through outreach in the field and office. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience with the County's Coordinated Entry System, HMIS Database, homeless and supportive services, and behavioral and physical health services. Note: This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval. Examples of Essential Duties Develops, promotes, coordinates and presents on city homeless services for neighborhoods, schools, local businesses, community groups and other interested parties Represents the city at meetings of professional organizations, other agencies, citizen groups and/or private individuals, focused on homeless issues Organizes, coordinates and oversees outreach and engagement on the streets and in the office for participants, conducting street outreach, providing engagement for individuals and families experiencing homelessness and collecting data related to these activities Directly provides outreach and engagement with those experiencing homelessness seeking housing, shelter, behavioral and physical health linkages, employment and other supportive services; providing linkage to all appropriate services and providers as needed Interacts regularly with the County's Coordinated Entry System (CES) and related programs to facilitate housing matches for available vouchers and other housing opportunities Uses the county's Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) to coordinate client level data, as well as collects data on engagements for all individuals contacted Collects outreach data for all activities to generate monthly reports on services provided Conducts screenings of all potential participants for the Huntington Beach Navigation Center to facilitate intakes with the provider Coordinates and participates in various events, including community and internal meetings related to coordination of homeless efforts in the city Coordinates donations and with non-profits to provide basic necessities for newly housed individuals or those needing support transitioning to work or housed environments Collaborates with other Homeless and Behavioral Health Team staff to manage volunteers working with the homeless task force and other aspects of the city's system of care Conducts tours of city homeless services sites Communicates with the general public regarding homeless related issues; answers questions and directs inquiries to the proper resources Develops individual housing and care plans for each client; monitors and follows-up periodically to reassess client status Maintains thorough documentation for each client case Maintains a network of internal and community resources including private and non-profit agencies, educational and training programs to address the needs of target residents; writes reports and prepares promotional materials; maintains and reports statistical information May train and provide guidance to staff, interns, and volunteers Stays current with developments in the field Attends a variety of professional development programs, offsite meetings, and events; attends multi-disciplinary and task force meetings to develop collaborative efforts Reports to work as scheduled, works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required; maintains regular and consistent attendance record Performs other related duties as assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes : Knowledge of: Federal, state and local regulations governing the operation of shelter, housing and social service programs; regulations governing the disclosure of information County Continuum of Care (CoC) programs, principles, and data management systems Human services, behavioral health and social services concepts Fundamentals of street outreach, working with vulnerable individuals and behavioral health issue Social, economic, political and physical factors facing the homeless and those at risk of homelessness Basic leadership, teamwork, and training principles Standard office principles and procedures Ability to: Plan, organize and implement street outreach and engagement contacts, perform simultaneous assignments, schedule and maintain deadlines Assess and evaluate the effectiveness of housing and service plans, including making modifications as necessary to meet client needs Compile and display homeless services information and data in an understandable format for diverse groups of all sizes, including data dashboards, websites and newsletters Interact with community non-profit and faith-based organizations to work collaboratively on behalf of those individuals experiencing homelessness and needing a variety of supportive services Coordinate donations of funds, furniture or items that support participant's transition from street to home Build and maintain collaborative partnerships with community based organizations, government agencies, and other city departments to optimize effectiveness of referrals Respond with tact, composure and courtesy when dealing with individuals who may be experiencing significant emotional distress Engage with any and all participants with respect, dignity and kindness Work independently, both in the office and in the field Provide excellent customer service in a variety of challenging situations Maintain accurate records Record and retrieve information Operate computer and standard software applications Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, human services, or other related field. Experience: Two (2) years' experience in a human service agency, homeless services, or housing provider or municipal government setting in case management, counseling, outreach, or mental health. Experience working with those experiencing homelessness preferred. Certifications/License: A valid California driver license and an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and throughout employment in this position. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Background Investigation: Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is generally performed outdoors at street or community locations or indoors in an office environment. The incumbent may sit for prolonged periods of time or may walk at street locations conducting outreach. While working outdoors, may include exposure to dust and allergens, unpleasant odors, insects, working on uneven surfaces, use of protective gloves, and interfacing with all facets of the community including those with behavioral health diagnosis including mental illness and substance abuse. While working in an office, requirements include standing and walking to retrieve work files or to other departments or office locations; leaning, bending and stooping to perform work behind a desk or to retrieve information; pushing, turning or twisting to move chair or body from desk; reaching to place or retrieve files or open file drawers or cabinets; light grasping to hold a writing instrument or documents; firm grasping as needed to lift and carry work files or operate office equipment; finger dexterity to type on a computer keyboard; and, hearing and speaking to answer the telephone or answer questions of co-workers and other individuals, and in speaking before groups. May involve stressful situations, including dealing with erratic and sometimes antagonistic behavior. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS : Application Review Examination(s) - A virtual oral exam (weighted 100%) is tentatively scheduled for September 7, 2022 . Selection Interview Comprehensive Background Investigation Appointment
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 30, 2022
Temporary
This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Community & Library Services Department. We have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as PT Program Coordinator - Rentals & Events to help facilitate and grow recreation programming and sponsorship opportunities within the Community & Library Services Department. This position will work out of the Senior Center. The ideal candidate possesses experience working with events, effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to firmly enforce polices & procedures, and can thrive in a busy environment where attention to detail is important. The incumbent that fills the current vacancy at Senior Center will work 25 hours a week, Monday through Saturday, and should also have the flexibility to be scheduled other shifts including nights and weekends on an occasional basis. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. First review of applications is Wednesday, May 18, 2022. This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Working with the Recreation Specialist, assist with facility rentals for private events, providing outstanding customer service, organization and attention to detail. Prepare application documents, confirm insurance requirements, and assist in processing payments and refunds. Ensure that rules are being enforced and followed in compliance with City policies and ordinances. Input facility rentals and events into recreation software. Create customized floorplans for facility rentals. Assist with securing equipment, entertainment and food for large-scale events while staying within budget. Assist the department in conducting program and event evaluations, surveys, and a Department-wide Programs Needs Assessment. Respond to customer inquiries; provide information regarding community programs, and register customers for recreational activities if necessary. On occasion, assist with creating flyers and advertisements. Other duties as assigned Note: The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of : Current trends in recreation programs and activities. Ability to : Supervise program participants in a variety of environments, while creating positive relationships within the community; provide excellent customer service to the community at all times; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; operate personal computer and related software; maintain accurate records; record and retrieve information; lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance. Education and Experience : High school graduation or equivalent certificate required. Three (3) years directly related experience in recreation, facility rentals and/or special events. Desirables: Strong understanding of recreation programming in a municipal setting. Proficient writing, proofreading, and editing skills. Ability to effectively listen and provide assistance to internal and external customers in a professional and courteous manner. Comfortable with soliciting sponsorships and donations from local businesses. Ability to quickly and effectively respond to changes in direction. College coursework in business administration, communications, or a related field is preferred. CPR/First Aid/AED Certificates : Must possess within three (3) months of appointment. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant volunteer or leadership experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information SPECIAL CONDITIONS Ability to lift up to 30 pounds Ability to set up/tear down tables and chairs Light cleaning (disinfect, sweep, mop, vacuum) Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 22, 2022
Full Time
** APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED ** The City of Huntington Beach is located in northwestern Orange County, 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 90 miles northwest of San Diego. With a population of about 202,265 residents, Huntington Beach is the fourth largest city in Orange County and the 24th largest city in California. Known as "Surf City," Huntington Beach features nearly 8.5 miles of spectacular beaches and one of the largest recreational piers in the world. The City is home to a thriving beach community and is consistently named as one of the top ten beaches in California. The City hosts an annual visitor population of over 11 million people, featuring numerous large-scale special events, surf competitions, and festivals. Even with its swell of summer visitors, Huntington Beach has been listed for decades as among the FBI's safest cities in the nation. In 2021, WalletHub ranked Huntington Beach as the best-run city in California. The City is supported by nearly 1,500 employees and has a General Fund budget of $269 million (total budget $532 million). While Huntington Beach is no stranger to front-page news, it's really what's happening behind the scenes that makes the City a fantastic place to live, work, and visit. Huntington Beach has emerged as a regional leader in the development of innovative services, like the City's Project HOPE mobile crisis response program, increasing beach access by rolling out ADA accessible Mobi-Mats, and standing up a homeless navigation center. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Finance Manager - Accounting with the Finance Department . First and foremost, the City is seeking an individual who has an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognizes that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. Finance Department The Finance Department, through its four Divisions, provides financial management, oversight, monitoring and reporting functions for the City's complex financial resources. The department accomplishes this objective by providing budgetary oversight, monitoring and preparation; purchasing and procurement expertise; accounting and financial reporting services; cashiering, accounts receivable and collections services; payroll and accounts payable services; utility billing; and business license customer service. The Position The Finance Manager-Accounting plans, organizes and manages the activities of the General Accounting Division in the Finance Department. Examples of Essential Duties Provides overall management of the activities, assignments, and responsibilities of the Accounting Management Division Responsible for all payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivables, general ledger and journal voucher entries activities Coordinates the City's financial reporting requirements, including the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) and the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) Monitors general ledger activities; reviews and approves journal entries and bank reconciliations; prepares and/or reviews major changes to the chart of accounts; reviews and approves the integrity of the general ledger in the financial information system Coordinates accounting and financial software systems functions Directs the preparation of highly complex periodic and special reports involving cost accounting, expenditure reports and functional legal requirements Develops procedures and policies for accounting procedures within the financial systems, record keeping, accounting controls and cost accounting records Supervises the audit liaison of the City's accounting systems, procedures and policies Acts as the primary resource on accounting practices contained in the City's general ledger and financial software system. Please click here to review the full job description. Minimum Qualifications Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Business Administration or other directly related field. A Masters degree is desirable. Experience: At least five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional level governmental accounting experience of which at least three (3) years has included direct responsibility for the supervision of professional level accounting staff. Current or recent experience with a California municipality is highly desired. Certification/License: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment. Certification as a Public Accountant (CPA) preferred. Please click here to view the full job description. Supplemental Information APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS : Application Review - Please scan and attach to your job application prior to submitting, a cover letter and a resume . Examination(s) - A virtual oral exam (weighted 100%) is tentatively scheduled for September 8, 2022 (revised 8/3/22). Selection Interview Background Investigation Appointment
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 29, 2022
Temporary
The Senior Services Department Aide-Meals is an entry-level position that implements the Home Delivered Meals Nutrition Program for older adults. The current vacancy is at the Senior Center in Central Park. Incumbent must be available to work a varied work schedule as work schedule changes with demand for social services. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Typical duties include but are not limited to: Intake and assessment Information and referral Training and coordination of volunteers Preparing and maintaining statistical records Coordinating and mapping delivery routes. The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of : Basic social services needs of older adults and families; basic factors which support older adults and families' social and physical well-being such as healthcare, household management and material needs; knowledge of assessment skills and counseling techniques; public and private social service agencies and other community resources available to meet clients' needs, standard office principles and procedures; personal computer and standard business software. Ability to : Communicate effectively with older adults, families and professionals; work closely with staff in a team environment; maintain effective relationships with clients; assess and support clients' efforts in working towards the accomplishment of mutually agreed upon goals, pack and lift 20 pound meal coolers. Possess: Strong computer skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Enjoy working with an aging population Patience, tact and diplomacy in a highly demanding environment. Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent with 30 college semester units in Social Welfare, Social/Human services, Sociology, Gerontology or other behavioral sciences. Three (3) years of social work or case management working with older adults, or in meals delivery. Fluency in a second language preferred, but not required. Certifications/License : Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. CPR/First Aid Certificates must be obtained within three months of appointment. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Will be required to provide your current Driver License Record, obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles, to Human Resources prior to completing other pre-placement processes. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information Ability to work in a demanding environment, use hands and arms repeatedly to pack items in coolers and lift 20 pounds. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 24, 2022
Full Time
THIS IS A CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS UNTIL THE HIRING DEPARTMENT DETERMINES ENOUGH QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Huntington Beach Police Department is seeking candidates who have graduated from a POST Certified Police Recruit Academy and Training Program. Perform police duties in an assigned division; patrol, special operations, investigations, or administrative services. Examples of Essential Duties Generally, a police officer's first assignment is to the Patrol Division. After a sufficient period of patrol duty, the police officer becomes eligible for police assignments in the Special Operations Division, Investigations Division, and Administrative Division. Patrols an assigned area of the City by car, motorcycle, or helicopter and investigates suspicious conditions; responds to emergency calls and provides emergency assistance; conducts preliminary and/or follow-up investigations of disturbances, complaints, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, deaths, suicides, etc. and gathers and preserves evidence; prepares evidence, reports, diagrams and records for files and/or presentation in court and sets up and maintains case files; maintains a daily log including documentation of responses to emergency calls; issues warnings and citations and apprehends criminals; directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at fires, parades, funerals, and other emergencies or congested situations; searches for stolen property and missing persons; transports prisoners; serves warrants and subpoenas, and testifies in court; performs desk officer duties providing information and direction over the phone and in person; analyzes various bureau activities and reports on the efficiency of existing programs and system; compiles statistics; trains police recruits and other sworn personnel; performs other related duties. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Public safety laws and rules; proper search and seizure and arrest procedures. Ability to: Apply public safety laws and rules to daily situations; analyze problems and to rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stress situations. Education: Requires completion of twelfth grade or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills. Specific courses are required for advancement within the department. Experience: Requires successful graduation from a POST Certified Police Recruit Academy and Training program. License: Valid California driver's license or ability to obtain one prior to date of hire. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Proof of completion of a POST certfified police academy and training program must be attached to the application All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training. Invited candidates will be required to attend a Mandator y Orientation/test session . The orientation/test session will consist of the following: An overview of the Huntington Beach Police Department The Testing Process The Background Process The FTO Program Written Exam Those attaining a passing score on the written exam will be invited to the Physical Agility Exam (pass/fail). PT/casual attire is recommended. This Physical Agility Exam consists of the following (not necessarily in this order): 1.5 Mile Run Push-ups Sit-ups Dummy Drag 440 Yard Run 99 Yard Obstacle Course At the successful conclusion of the Physical Agility Exam, candidates will be invited to an Oral Interview (weighted 100%). Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc.Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation, psychological exam and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results.Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE: Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not visibly display markings on the following body parts/areas: Head, neck, ears, mouth, scalp, face, hands (exception: wedding band tattoo on ring finger) Markings detrimental to good order are prohibited from visibility. Inappropriate markings are not permitted to be visible including but not limited to, imagery depicting racial, sexual, discriminatory, gang related, violence, obscene language or any offensive, demeaning to persons of ordinary sensibilities or considered racist or sexist. Markings are prohibited from being displayed during the following: court testimony, depositions, school presentations, formal community meetings, funerals This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 10, 2022
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. Salaries: College Intern I : $16.57-$22.20 College Intern II : $17.41-$23.34 College Intern III : $18.30-$24.53 The City of Huntington Beach's Community & Library Services Department is seeking a part time College Intern to assist with the services provided at the City Gym & Pool, and Edison and Murdy Community Centers. The ideal candidate has familiarity with computers, MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), HTML, operating systems such as Windows 10, and possesses effective communication and cooperative interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a busy office environment where attention to detail is important, excellent customer service skills, and is available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week. The incumbent will also possess strong writing skills. College transcripts/proof of enrollment must be provided prior to appointment. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Temporary/part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Assists supervisor and department staff members with a variety of support duties as assigned Enroll participants into recreation classes Help enhance the Department's marketing and communication efforts across multiple platforms, including social media, print, and other marketing mediums. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of : Computer operating systems/software, basic Website development, business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; basic math principles; effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Ability to : Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research, research, compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service. Education : College Intern I/II: High School Diploma (or GED) and current enrollment in college level courses at an accredited college or university. College Intern III: High School Diploma (or GED) and current enrollment in junior or senior college level courses at an accredited college or university. Experience : General office, public contact, and/or government-related experience highly desirable. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
This posting is for applicants who already possess a Peace Officer Standards and Training ( POST) Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate AND are currently working (or have worked in the last 24 months) as a public safety dispatcher in a California law enforcement agency, having completed two (2) years of employment . DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed within this job classification. City Council/Administration at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of : During probation the following knowledge must be acquired: codes, practices and procedures used to transmit information to units in the field and locations of streets and buildings. Ability to : Ability to understand complex instructions which are presented orally or in writing; read street maps and quickly find locations; quickly evaluate an emergency situation and develop logical working solutions; keep up with fast pace of incoming calls and transmitted information; successfully perform multi-tasking duties; speak clearly and confidently; gain cooperation and cooperate with others; apply procedures for handling unique problems; exercise good judgment with memory for details; recognize and keep information confidential; be reliable and dependable; read, comprehend, interpret and utilize instructions, manuals and other materials applicable to this area; work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays; provide quality customer service. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate (issued by the State of California, Department of Justice). A copy of the certificate must be turned in at your oral exam. ( Please Note: This is not the 120-hour Basic Public Safety Dispatch Course Certificate) Experience : Must be currently working, or have worked in the last 24 months , as a public safety dispatcher in a California law enforcement agency AND have completed two (2) years of employment, including successful completion of the probationary period. Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. Must type 40 words per minute (net) . A typing certificate, as described below, must be turned in at or before the oral exam. You may submit a copy of your typing certificate to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. A copy of your POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate (issued by the State of California, Department of Justice) must be turned in at the oral exam. Certificates of Completion issued by a Dispatcher Academy is unacceptable. A typing certificate must be turned in at or before the oral exam. Specific instructions regarding acceptable certificates are listed below. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training. Not all candidates meeting the minimum requirements will necessarily be invited to the next phase which includes an oral exam (weighted 100%). Candidates successfully completing the oral exam will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement psychological evaluation, medical evaluation and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. TYPING CERTIFICATIONS : 1. Candidates must provide proof of required typing skill of 40 wpm net (gross minus number of errors). We will accept typing certificates issued within the last 12 months, from an employment or other public agency. 2. Certificates must be on official letterhead from the agency and must include a phone number and name of contact person in order to verify information. 3. Typing tests may also be taken at the locations listed below. Please call for appointments and costs. HUNTINGTON BEACH ADULT SCHOOL 17231 Gothard Street Huntington Beach, CA 92647 714-842-4227 FOCUS EMPLOYMENT INC. 2400 E. Katella Ave. Ste. 800 Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 848-6129 4. Alternatively, candidates may request to take a typing test on site on the day of their oral exam. Appointments shall be made in advance by sending an email request to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org. Supplemental Information See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession may be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with some exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at the time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
This is a continuous recruitment. We will continue to accept applications until the hiring department determines enough qualified applications have been received. However, we will begin the testing process when 100 applications have been received and will continue periodic testing after that as sufficient numbers of applications are received. DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed within this job classification. City Council/Administration at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of : During probation the following knowledge must be acquired: codes, practices and procedures used to transmit information to units in the field and locations of streets and buildings. Ability to : Ability to understand complex instructions which are presented orally or in writing; read street maps and quickly find locations; quickly evaluate an emergency situation and develop logical working solutions; keep up with fast pace of incoming calls and transmitted information; successfully perform multi-tasking duties; speak clearly and confidently; gain cooperation and cooperate with others; apply procedures for handling unique problems; exercise good judgment with memory for details; recognize and keep information confidential; be reliable and dependable; read, comprehend, interpret and utilize instructions, manuals and other materials applicable to this area; work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays; provide quality customer service. Education: High School Degree or equivalent. Experience : Type 40 words per minute Other: Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Testing will begin after 100 applications have been received. Applicants best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to participate in the examination process. The testing will consist of the following CRITICALL - Qualified candidates will be required to participate in the on-line Criticall examination. This includes testing skills required to be successful in the position. It will also include a typing test. The minimum net typing speed is 40 WPM. Those meeting the minimum scores on this exam will be invited to take the written exam. WRITTEN EXAM - The Written Exam is the POST Entry Level Dispatcher Test Battery. A passing T-Score of 55 is required. T-SCORE TRANSFERS - The written exam may be waived if you have achieved a minimum T-Score of 55 on a POST approved Dispatchers Entry Level examination taken no more than six (6) months from the date of our scheduled written exam. Note: You may not retake this exam if already taken within 30 days of the date of our scheduled exam. If you are invited to the written exam phase of the process and would like to transfer your T-Score from another agency, please forward a copy of the T-score letter from the agency where the exam was taken to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org. ORAL EXAM - The oral exam, weighted 100% of the total score, will determine the ranking on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc.Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation, psychological exam and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results.Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS - Civilian Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession may be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with some exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
HBPD IS LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED EXPERIENCED POLICE OFFICERS. THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS AND FUTURE TESTING DATES WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE. The Huntington Beach Police Department is committed to community-based policing. We train all our employees to build trusted relationships within our community. These relationships produce collaborative problem solving within our community while de-emphasizing the paramilitary aspects of law enforcement. Perform police duties in an assigned division; uniform, investigation, special services or administrative services. POLICE OFFICER (Experience/Lateral) - Lateral officers CURRENTLY working in an agency covered by CalPERS, who are determined by CalPERS to be CLASSIC members, would receive the benefit rate of 3%@50. Please see additional information by clicking on the "Benefits" tab. Note: This class specification is currently under review for updates as required by CA Government Code Section 1031. Examples of Essential Duties Generally, a police officer's first assignment is to the uniform division. After a sufficient period of patrol duty, the police officer becomes eligible for police assignments in traffic, the detective bureau, special services and administrative services division. Patrols an assigned area of the City by car, motorcycle, or helicopter and investigates suspicious conditions; responds to emergency calls and provides emergency assistance; conducts preliminary and/or follow-up investigations of disturbances, complaints, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, deaths, suicides, etc. and gathers and preserves evidence; prepares evidence, reports, diagrams and records for files and/or presentation in court and sets up and maintains case files; maintains a daily log including documentation of responses to emergency calls; issues warnings and citations and apprehends criminals; directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at fires, parades, funerals, and other emergencies or congested situations; searches for stolen property and missing persons; transports prisoners; serves warrants and subpoenas, and testifies in court; performs desk officer duties providing information and direction over the phone and in person; analyzes various bureau activities and reports on the efficiency of existing programs and system; compiles statistics; trains police recruits and other sworn personnel; performs other related duties. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Public safety laws and rules; proper search and seizure and arrest procedures. Ability to: Apply public safety laws and rules to daily situations; analyze problems and to rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stress situations. Education: Requires completion of twelfth grade or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills. Specific courses are required for advancement within the department. Experience: Requires one (1) year of sworn police officer experience AND successful completion of the probationary period. Out-of-state candidates must have completed Step 2 of the California POST Basic Waiver program prior to applying. Documentation of acceptance into the waiver program is required and must be attached. Contact POST at www.post.ca.gov for further information. License: Valid California driver's license or ability to obtain one prior to date of hire. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official online application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training. Candidates best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to the physical agility test. This test consists of four timed components: Dummy Pull - 165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Agility Wall - 1 successful climb in 30 seconds 1.5 Mile Run - In 13 minutes or less Successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview, tentatively scheduled for later that same day or the following day.Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner.Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc.Upon a conditional offer of employment, a psychological examination and a pre-placement medical evaluation/drug screening must be completed with acceptable results.Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE: Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession may be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with some exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not visibly display markings on the following body parts/areas: Head, neck, ears, mouth, scalp, face, hands (exception: wedding band tattoo on ring finger) Markings detrimental to good order are prohibited from visibility. Inappropriate markings are not permitted to be visible including but not limited to, imagery depicting racial, sexual, discriminatory, gang related, violence, obscene language or any offensive, demeaning to persons of ordinary sensibilities or considered racist or sexist. Markings are prohibited from being displayed during the following: court testimony, depositions, school presentations, formal community meetings, funerals This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
THIS IS A CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS UNTIL THE HIRING DEPARTMENT DETERMINES ENOUGH QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. THIS RECRUITMENT IS ALSO OPEN TO THOSE CANDIDATES CURRENTLY ATTENDING A POST APPROVED FULL-TIME POLICE ACADEMY The Huntington Beach Police Department is committed to community-based policing. We train all our employees to build trusted relationships within our community. These relationships produce collaborative problem solving within our community while de-emphasizing the paramilitary aspects of law enforcement. The ideal candidate will be at least 21 years of age by the end of the academy, will have good school/work history and have law enforcement experience such as Police Cadet, Explorer or experience performing other law enforcement related duties. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an entry level or trainee class where incumbents will be presented with a wide variety of training experiences while attending a state-mandated basic peace officer training as required by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). After meeting all department, state-mandated and academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, the incumbent will be reclassified to the class of Police Officer. Note: This class specification is currently under review for updates as required by CA Government Code Section 1031. Examples of Essential Duties Attends a basic POST-certified academy, the curriculum of which is mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and/or the local Police Academy Advisory Committee. This training consists of an entire overview of the criminal justice system, which includes, but may not be limited to, various laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques, first aid and lifetime physical fitness. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Ability to: Observe and learn such things as laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques and first aid; analyze problems and rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stressful situations; undergo strenuous physical conditioning, meeting or exceeding required standards of performance; read and interpret highly complex written materials: laws, statutes, manuals, etc.; clearly and concisely present ideas orally and in writing. Education: Requires high school graduation or GED Certificate. Background Investigation: Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation. License: Valid California driver's license. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications will be reviewed and those best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to the next step in the selection process. Invited candidates will be required to attend a Mandator y Orientation/test session tentatively scheduled for the week of June 6, 2022. The orientation/test session will consist of the following: An overview of the Huntington Beach Police Department The Testing Process The Background Process The Academy The FTO Program Written Exam Those attaining a passing score on the written exam will be invited to the Physical Agility Exam (pass/fail). PT/casual attire is recommended. The PA exam consists of the following (not necessarily in this order): 1.5 Mile Run Push-ups Sit-ups Dummy Drag 440 Yard Run 99 Yard Obstacle Course At the successful conclusion of the Physical Agility Exam, candidates will be invited to an Oral Interview (weighted 100%). Candidates successful at passing every testing component will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner.Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer/neighborhood checks, DOJ/FBI/Military checks, etc.,Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, candidates must undergo a pre-placement drug screen, psychological evaluation and medical examination. In addition, all applicants in the background process will be encouraged to participate in a physical fitness training program in order to ensure success in the police academy. Upon hire, employees are subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE: OUR PRIMARY MEANS OF COMMUNICATION WITH APPLICANTS/CANDIDATES IS VIA E-MAIL; THEREFORE, PLEASE INCLUDE A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS ON YOUR APPLICATION. Supplemental Information SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not visibly display markings on the following body parts/areas: Head, neck, ears, mouth, scalp, face, hands (exception: wedding band tattoo on ring finger) Markings detrimental to good order are prohibited from visibility. Inappropriate markings are not permitted to be visible including but not limited to, imagery depicting racial, sexual, discriminatory, gang related, violence, obscene language or any offensive, demeaning to persons of ordinary sensibilities or considered racist or sexist. Markings are prohibited from being displayed during the following: court testimony, depositions, school presentations, formal community meetings, funerals This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as College Intern with the Administrative Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. This position requires current enrollment in college level courses at an accredited college or university. College transcripts/proof of enrollment must be provided prior to appointment. The ideal candidate has familiarity with computers, MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), HTML, basic web development, operating systems such as Windows 10, and possesses effective communication and cooperative interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a busy office environment where attention to detail is important, excellent customer service skills, and is available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Temporary/part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Assists supervisor and department staff members with a variety of support duties as assigned Performs research to support business systems projects Maintains documentation relating to business systems projects Assists users with the proper use of business systems software Applies best practices to ensure data quality and integrity Performs related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of : Computer operating systems/software, basic Website development, business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; basic math principles; effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Ability to : Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research, research, compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service. Education : High School Diploma (or GED) and current enrollment in college level courses at an accredited college or university. Experience : General office, public contact, and/or government-related experience highly desirable. License: Must possess a valid California Driver license and an acceptable driving record by time of appointment. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Department Services Aide-Security Monitor with the Community and Library Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. Hours worked per week may vary - This is a part-time/on-call job opportunity. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7 1/2% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice . Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties This assignment is for Library Security Monitor and the duties for this assignment are: Provides general assistance to library visitors and staff, in matters relating to building security, safety and maintenance. Greets library users, makes them feel welcome, and directs them to appropriate service desks. Interprets, explains and enforces library policies to the public. Provides regular patrol and monitoring of Central Library building and grounds. Works to help diffuse difficult situations and if needed, escorts disruptive patrons from the building, and reports suspicious behavior to supervisors. Prepares and submits incident and accident reports. May assist with meeting room set-ups and take downs. Opens and closes library facilities, handles day-end cash procedures and operates alarm systems. Attends and participates in staff, department and other job-related meetings. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of : Customer service, conflict resolution and emergency procedures. Ability to : Provide excellent customer service. Accept responsibility for the safety and well-being of library patrons. Make mature decisions. Work on an on-call basis. Education and Experience : Requires education, training, experience equivalent to three years directly related experience with demonstrated technical skills. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors with the Community and Library Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic individuals who have a desire to conduct swimming lessons, diving and lifesaving classes; provide lifeguarding duties and patrols pool decks and assists pool manager/aquatics supervisor in the total safety of pool operation and other related work. Please Note : Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed . Ideal candidates must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people. Hours worked per week may vary. The City of Huntington Beach offers a c omplete American Red Cross Swim Program . Our program is designed to meet a variety of swimming needs. Whether it is learning new swimming techniques, or recreational enjoyment of the water, we have something for everybody. The swim courses follow the American Red Cross standards. Year-round classes are offered to participants age six months through adult and teach skills from water adjustment through lifeguarding techniques. Our swim instructors are certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and lifeguards . Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Under supervision, provides program information, customer service, may collect money or donations, and perform a variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks including but not limited to the following: Conduct swimming lessons, diving and lifesaving classes; provides lifeguarding duties, patrols pool decks, and assists pool manager/aquatics supervisor in the total safety of pool operation and other related work. Minimum Qualifications The qualifications vary depending on the position. Please see the "Supplemental Questions" for details. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant volunteer or leadership experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Temporary
This is a Non-Permanent position. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Maintenance Worker with the Public Works Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. This position assists in the performance of general maintenance in support of the Streets, Facilities and Beach maintenance, Parks, Trees and Landscape operations, as well as Water Utilities operations. The position works under the direct supervision of a full-time, permanent City employee working as part of a crew. Based on years of experience in related field, department has the discretion to determine hiring level at Entry, Journey, or Experienced level. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 to June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory and requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Depending on the assignment area, typical duties may include: operating stationary and portable small tools; operating hand and power driven tools; setting up and/or cleaning up for various operations or projects; assisting full-time staff in removing obstacles, debris and litter; loading and unloading trucks; lifting and carrying items weighing up 100 lbs; following directions carefully; working diligently within safety parameters; performs other related duties as assigned. In addition to, when assigned to Water: Performs pick and shovel work on a variety of surfaces that may include, but not limited to; asphalt, concrete, unpaved streets, sidewalks and parkways. Loads and unloads supplies and materials that may include, but not limited to ; stone, gravel, dirt, asphalt, timber, pipe, debris, construction materials, tools and equipment. Dig trenches and backfills ditches and trenches; lifts, moves and carries heavy objects weighing up to 100 pounds. May operate small power equipment and drive small trucks. Duties may also include; assist in laying pipe; assist in installing water services, sewer main/laterals and cleaning sewer laterals. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Ability to: Read and listen to and follow instructions; learn construction zone traffic control and site safety procedures applicable to related maintenance repair work; use hand tools; carry out work assignments as instructed; communicate effectively orally; establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work flexible hours which may include evenings, weekends and holidays; and perform physical labor in an unrestricted fashion. Possession of: a valid CA Driver License and provide evidence of and maintain an acceptable driving record during the course of employment. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Supplemental Information Sit to operate motorized vehicle; stand to perform tasks or operate tools and equipment; walk to carry or operate tools and equipment; reach below and above shoulder level, turn, twist, lean, bend, stoop, crouch and squat to perform physical tasks, climb short distances; climb ladders; carry, push, pull and drag weight up to 100 pounds a distance of approximately 35 feet from a staging point to a work area (fertilizer bags 80 pounds, concrete bags 90 pounds, and asphalt bags 100 pounds), lift to waist height and dump heavy trash bags from stationary cans; light and firm grasping, including finger dexterity to hold and operate hand tools; foot manipulation to drive vehicle using accelerator pedal or brake pedal; and, speak to answer basic questions from the public or ask questions of the supervisor. Work is primarily performed outdoors with exposure to direct sunlight, rain, humidity, dust, and noisy equipment. Odors from fertilizers, trash, and asphalt are part of the environment. Must possess unrestricted physical ability to perform tasks and duties outlined above.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Temporary
This is a Non-Permanent, Part-Time position. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Parking Attendant with the Community and Library Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. The positions are assigned to the City's beach parking operation and downtown parking facility. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Under supervision, performs a variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks in the beach parking facility, such as: Receives monies from patrons and provides change when necessary. Maintains accurate account of revenue collected within the parking facility. Maintains records of all autos entering the facility. Answers questions from the public and performs some light maintenance. Minimum Qualifications ABILITIES: Perform basic mathematical calculations with accuracy. Follow written and oral directions. Work cooperatively and effectively with the public. Operate cashiering equipment. Provide quality customer service. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: At least 18 years of age or older. Some high school and previous cash handling experience or related cash handling training. Must be available to work weekends, holidays, late nights and various weekly shifts . LICENSE: Must have a valid CA Driver's License at time of appointment. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be reviewed and those applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a written math test (scored on a pass/fail basis). Those passing the written test will be invited to a hiring interview from which appointments may be made. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may also be conducted.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Temporary
This is a continuous recruitment. We will continue to accept applications until the hiring department determines enough qualified applications have been received. However, we will begin the testing process when a sufficient number of applications have been received and will continue periodic testing after that and per the needs of the Department. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Police Cadet with the Police Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. The Huntington Beach Police Department Cadet program introduces young men and women, ages 18 to 25, to the field of law enforcement. This is a part-time job in which the cadet must be enrolled as a full-time student in high school or college at the time of appointment. Work hours are assigned around the student's class schedule. The Cadet program is designed to develop the skills and abilities of young individuals who wish to one day pursue a career in law enforcement. Cadets are provided with the opportunity to work a variety of assignments throughout the Police Department, including, but not limited to, the Front Desk, Sub-stations, Training Unit and Communications. Successful candidates, after one-year of employment, are encouraged to apply for the testing process to potential appointment to Police Recruit. Police Recruits are full-time, regular status employees (salary plus benefits package) and attend a local Police Academy. This is Part Time, Non Permanent position Part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system; however, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Examples of Essential Duties Cadets are provided with the opportunity to work a variety of assignments throughout the Police Department, including, but not limited to, the Front Desk, Jail, Sub-stations, Training Unit and Communications. THE DEPARTMENT: The City of Huntington Beach Police Department operates under a community policing philosophy with approximately 220 sworn and 115 civilian positions. It provides its officers opportunities to gain exposure in a wide variety of municipal police activities (e.g., helicopter, K-9, DEA Task Force, Vice, Narcotics, beach detail, and downtown foot beat). It is proud to have its own Crime Lab, and was the first City in the nation to operate a fully computerized Communications Command and Control Center. Minimum Qualifications At time of appointment, applicants must be at least 18 years to 23 years of age (although you may remain in the program up to 25 years of age). Currently enrolled in high school or college and carrying a minimum of 12 semester units during the school term with minimum grade point average of 2.0 (9 units if possessing 70 units of college level course work or Associate of Arts degree). A valid California Driver's License at time of appointment and good driving record. No criminal convictions. Good moral and ethical history. SELECTION PROCESS: Applications will be reviewed for relevant qualifications. Current school enrollment status MUST be attached with the job application. Those applicants best meeting the needs of the City will then participate in the selection process. Each component of the selection process listed below must be passed in order to continue. Oral Board Interview - Weighted 100% Comprehensive Background Investigation and fingerprinting (Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be cause for disqualification) A pre-placement drug screen and TB screen are conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. Employment is conditioned upon completion of a background check with the California Department of Justice (DOJ) via the LiveScan fingerprinting process. A candidate is required to complete the drug screen, TB screen and fingerprint process with acceptable results before an employment start date. Upon employment, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via Subsequent Arrest Notification Service. Supplemental Information SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice Program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a city vehicle. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS - Civilian Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not visibly display markings on the following body parts/areas: Head, neck, ears, mouth, scalp, face, hands (exception: wedding band tattoo on ring finger) Markings detrimental to good order are prohibited from visibility. Inappropriate markings are not permitted to be visible including but not limited to, imagery depicting racial, sexual, discriminatory, gang related, violence, obscene language or any offensive, demeaning to persons of ordinary sensibilities or considered racist or sexist. Markings are prohibited from being displayed during the following: court testimony, depositions, school presentations, formal community meetings, funerals This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.