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 depart-ment 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 Ser-vices, Police, and Public Works.

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

25 job(s) at City of Huntington Beach

City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
***THIS RECRUITMENT IS ALSO OPEN TO THOSE CANDIDATES CURRENTLY ATTENDING A POST APPROVED FULL-TIME POLICE ACADEMY***   The ideal candidate will be at least 21 years of age by the end of the academy, will have good school/work history and have law enforcement experience such as Police Cadet, Explorer or experience performing other law enforcement related duties. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an entry level or trainee class where incumbents will be presented with a wide variety of training experiences while attending a state-mandated basic peace officer training as required by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). After meeting all department, state-mandated and academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, the incumbent will be reclassified to the class of Police Officer. Examples of Essential Duties Attends a basic POST-certified academy, the curriculum of which is mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and/or the local Police Academy Advisory Committee. This training consists of an entire overview of the criminal justice system, which includes, but may not be limited to, various laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques, first aid and lifetime physical fitness. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Ability to:  Observe and learn such things as laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques and first aid; analyze problems and rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stressful situations; undergo strenuous physical conditioning, meeting or exceeding required standards of performance; read and interpret highly complex written materials: laws, statutes, manuals, etc.; clearly and concisely present ideas orally and in writing. Education: Requires high school graduation or GED Certificate. Background Investigation:  Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation.  License:  Valid California driver's license.      APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official on-line application must be completed in its  entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications will be reviewed and those best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to the next step in the selection process. Invited candidates will be required to attend a  Mandator y  Orientation/test session. *This requirement will be waived for applicants currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy*   The orientation/test session will consist of the following: An overview of the Huntington Beach Police Department The Testing Process The Background Process The Academy The FTO Program Written Exam  Those attaining a passing score on the written exam will be invited to the Physical Agility Exam (pass/fail). PT/casual attire is recommended. *This requirement will be waived for applicants currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy* The PA exam consists of the following (not necessarily in this order): Dummy Drag   - 165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Agility Wall  - 1 successful climb in 30 seconds 1 Mile Run  - In 9 minutes or less In addition to the above exam, we will conduct an academy preparedness assessment with the following exercises: Push-ups  - Max amount in 2 minutes Sit-ups - Max amount in 2 minutes The above exercises are not considered part of the Physical Agility exam resulting in a pass/fail score. At the successful conclusion of the Physical Agility Exam, candidates will be invited to an Oral Interview (weighted 100%).  Candidates currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy will only be required to participate in an Oral Interview (weighted 100%).   Candidates successful at passing every testing component will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made.  The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer/neighborhood checks, DOJ/FBI/Military checks, etc., Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, candidates must undergo a pre-placement drug screen, psychological evaluation and medical examination.  In addition, all   applicants in the background process will be encouraged to participate in a physical fitness training program in order to ensure success in the police academy.   Upon hire, employees are subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE:   OUR PRIMARY MEANS OF COMMUNICATION WITH APPLICANTS/CANDIDATES IS VIA E-MAIL; THEREFORE, PLEASE INCLUDE A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS ON YOUR APPLICATION. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 14, 2019
Full Time
Note:  This job description is currently being updated and under review for final approval. The Ideal Candidate has a degree in water utility science, biology, or other directly related field; at least two years of experience directly coordinating or administering a cross connection control program at a California water or regulatory agency; an American Water Works Association Cross Connection Control Specialist certification, a Grade 2 Water Treatment Operator or Grade 2 Water Distribution Operator from the California State Water Resources Control Board, and a Backflow Prevention Device Tester Certification from the Orange County Health Care Agency (required to obtain within one year of appointment).   WATER SYSTEM DISTINCTIONS: The Huntington Beach Utilities Division is rated as a Class 1 Water System, and is classified as a D-5 water distribution system and a T-2 water treatment system. DUTIES SUMMARY Under general supervision, inspects commercial, industrial residential and city-owned facilities for compliance of regulations related to backflow and cross connection prevention, and water pollution. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Reports to: Water Quality Supervisor DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Cross Connection Control Specialist differs from Water Quality Control Coordinator in that Cross Connection Control Specialist performs journey level backflow and cross connection compliance work to maintain the quality of the City's drinking water while Water Quality Control Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of water quality staff and performs work in water quality and cross connection control.    Examples of Essential Duties Performs cross connection control survey inspections to evaluate the degree of hazard to the City's water supply Reviews construction plans to determine compliance with city, state and federal regulations Advises contractors, property owners and facility supervisors of backflow prevention device installation and testing requirements Coordinates cross connection activities with other divisions, outside agencies and organizations Reviews and inputs backflow prevention device test reports Issues shutdown orders for non-compliance with City's cross connection control ordinances Gives verbal and written directives to public water customers, contractors, developers, and property owners to inform and enforce cross connection regulations Maintains records and files on backflow device testing and survey inspections in compliance with regulatory standards May assist with water quality sampling and testing Attends training to stay current with trends, new regulations and plumbing practices Supports and actively participates in the City's safety programs Assists with periodic safety inspections; identifies and corrects safety hazards Reports to work as scheduled; may work a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required Maintains a regular and consistent attendance record Travels to offsite locations within and outside the City Performs other related duties as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: - Water distribution systems  - Federal, state and local ordinances governing backflow prevention devices and cross connection control hazards - Plumbing practices and the Uniform Plumbing Code - Cross connection control inspection criteria and testing techniques - Commercial and industrial water systems, plumbing equipment, and other various types of backflow contamination hazards to the public water supply - Approved backflow prevention device types and installation requirements  - Common tools and test equipment used in water quality testing - Occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions Ability to: - Perform a range of water system backflow inspection activities with minimal supervision - Read and interpret diagnostic backflow device test results - Properly read construction plumbing plans - Interpret and enforce rules and regulations applicable to water quality - Use a variety of testing instruments and equipment  - Operate computer program software, including word processing, spreadsheet and backflow prevention management applications - Respond quickly to critical situations and carry out work assignments as instructed - Maintain accurate records - Communicate effectively orally and in writing - Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Deliver quality customer service - Work independently and as a team member - Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Education:  Associate's degree or two (2) years' (60 semester or 90 quarter units) college level coursework in water utility science, biology or other directly related field.  Experience:  Two years' experience maintaining, coordinating and administering a cross connection program Certifications/License: A valid California driver license and an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and throughout employment.  American Water Works Association Cross Connection Control Program Specialist Certificate Grade 2 Water Treatment Operator or Grade 2 Water Distribution Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board Backflow Prevention Device Tester Certification from the Orange County Health Care Agency within twelve (12) months of appointment SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program.  Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach City employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety.  All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Please attach a copy of your American Waterworks Association Cross Connection Control Program Specialist Certificate, and Grade 2 Water Treatment Operator or Grade 2 Water Distribution Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board, to your application . You may also bring a copy of your licenses/certifications to the Human Resources Office.  Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants who qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in the selection process, which will include an oral board examination (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for September 25, 2019. Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on all components will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. IMPORTANT:  In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to this "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application .   Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions. Must be able to work around bodies of water. May include contact with hot and cold surfaces, loud noises from equipment and vehicle engines, and vibrations. May work in close proximity to mechanical and electrical hazards. may work in confined spaces. Exposure to potential natural irritants such as vegetation, dust, soil, tree pollens, sawdust and chemicals including but not limited to gasoline, diesel, chlorine, fluoride, 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 or ground positions. Work involves grasping, lifting, pushing, pulling, moving, and dragging of objects. May require lifting tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less. 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, 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 emergencies within a reasonable time period.  Reasonable accommodations for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 13, 2019
Temporary
This is a  Non-Permanent position. The City is seeking dependable and dedicated field laborers to assist in the performance of general maintenance in support of the Streets, Facilities and Beach maintenance, Parks, Trees and Landscape operations, as well as Water Utilities operations. The position works under the direct supervision of a full-time, permanent City employee working as part of a crew. Based on years of experience in related field, department has the discretion to determine hiring level at I, II, III, IV or V (Part-Time Level 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10). Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 to June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory and requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Depending on the assignment area, typical duties may include: operating stationary and portable small tools; operating hand and power driven tools; setting up and/or cleaning up for various operations or projects; assisting full-time staff in removing obstacles, debris and litter; loading and unloading trucks; lifting and carrying items weighing up 100 lbs; following directions carefully; working diligently within safety parameters; performs other related duties as assigned. (The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.) Qualifications Ability to:  Read and listen to and follow instructions; learn construction zone traffic control and site safety procedures applicable to related maintenance repair work; use hand tools; carry out work assignments as instructed; communicate effectively orally; establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work flexible hours which may include evenings, weekends and holidays; and perform physical labor in an unrestricted fashion. Possession of:   a valid CA Driver License and provide evidence of and maintain an acceptable driving record during the course of employment.   Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Sit to operate motorized vehicle; stand to perform tasks or operate tools and equipment; walk to carry or operate tools and equipment; reach below and above shoulder level, turn, twist, lean, bend, stoop, crouch and squat to perform physical tasks, climb short distances; climb ladders; carry, push, pull and drag weight up to 100 pounds a distance of approximately 35 feet from a staging point to a work area (fertilizer bags 80 pounds, concrete bags 90 pounds, and asphalt bags 100 pounds), lift to waist height and dump heavy trash bags from stationary cans; light and firm grasping, including finger dexterity to hold and operate hand tools; foot manipulation to drive vehicle using accelerator pedal or brake pedal; and, speak to answer basic questions from the public or ask questions of the supervisor. Work is primarily performed outdoors with exposure to direct sunlight, rain, humidity, dust, and noisy equipment. Odors from fertilizers, trash, and asphalt are part of the environment. Must possess unrestricted physical ability to perform tasks and duties outlined above.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
The City of Huntington Beach , Public Works Engineering Division, Water Resources  is seeking an experienced licensed PE with solid professional level work experience in Civil Engineering and a working knowledge base of water/wastewater infrastructure, standard plans and specifications, and development practices. The Ideal Candidate will possess the ability to run the City's Hydraulic Water Model, strong project management and customer service skills are required. Under direction, performs professional engineering duties in support of the City's engineering projects; functional areas of responsibility include capital improvements, development review, water engineering, infrastructure, and water quality; serves as project manager for assigned design and development projects; and coordinates the work of internal and external project staff. Examples of Essential Duties Plans, assigns, reviews and participates in the design, preparation and checking of construction plans, site investigations, cost estimates, specifications and reports for capital improvement projects including construction, public improvement and repair of public facilities; determines structural sections, line and grades for construction projects; investigates and evaluates proposed systems and construction sites; serves as project manager for assigned public works and water infrastructure projects; determines and defines scope of work; reviews design proposals; oversees and monitors the performance of contractors and consultants to ensure compliance with project specifications and budgets; reviews and approves progress payments; prepares engineering feasibility studies and cost estimates; recommends and requests tests to determine soil bearing and geological conditions at proposed construction sites; confers with other department employees and representatives of government agencies, public utilities and contractors to obtain information pertaining to the preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates as well as the coordination of contract requirements; reviews manufacturers' specifications and confers with representatives of material suppliers and contractors and other department personnel concerning design criteria; prepares specifications for construction contracts; analyzes bids and recommends contract awards; interprets specifications, drawings and details of construction and installation for field personnel; reviews proposals and recommendations for design changes or modifications and coordinates the required changes; prepares reports pertaining to the progress of design, construction and other activities; functions as a departmental representative at various City meetings; may supervise the work of assigned technical staff. When assigned to storm water quality management, the incumbent performs some of the above tasks, plus may also perform the following: oversees development and implementation of City-wide Storm Water Quality Management Plan; establishes and manages storm water quality monitoring programs to substantially comply with the City's National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Storm Water Permit and government regulations; determines line and grades for storm water management construction projects; investigates and evaluates proposed systems and construction sites; reviews development plans for compliance with City's storm water quality goals and NPDES Permit and prepares annual NPDES status reports; reviews environmental documents and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP); recommends projects and programs related to storm water quality management; works cooperatively with other city department and government agencies in the planning, design and implementation of storm water quality programs and projects. When assigned to development review, performs professional engineering duties in support of the City's Grading Program by reviewing and approving grading permits for significant residential and commercial development and re-development projects; performs plan checks and conducts meetings with developers and engineers to ensure permit requirements are incorporated into plans; reviews and plan checks Water Quality Management Plans and Hydrology and Hydraulic reports for development projects to ensure compliance with mandated requirements; processes private development projects initiated by the Planning Department; tracks the progress of entitlement documents for other compliance reviews; issues permits; and performs other related duties as required. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Modern principles and practices of civil engineering as related to the preparation of plans and specifications for a wide variety of public works projects; thorough knowledge of land and engineering survey systems, methods and techniques; construction materials and approved standards of safety as related to structural designs and specifications; supervisory methods and practices; methods of preparing engineering project designs, plans, specifications, estimates, reports and recommendations; seismic codes and standards; advanced mathematics and physics; field engineering including surveying, construction and inspection practices; project management techniques; project budget development and monitoring; research and report writing methods and techniques; water quality standards; grading permit requirements; municipal codes and zoning ordinances; and water system design principles and practices. If assigned to storm water quality management, knowledge of NPDES permits and construction criteria is required. Ability to: Adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design and construction of a variety of public works projects; plan advanced projects and prepare related designs, estimates and specifications; perform difficult engineering computations and to make comprehensive recommendations for the solution of engineering problems, supervise the work of internal staff and external contracted services; interpret and apply applicable laws and regulations; conduct engineering research and compile/analyze data; analyze complex engineering projects and determine the most feasible approach; conduct plan check reviews; read blueprints, drawings, and specifications; perform field work and conduct job site inspections; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; organize a large variety of projects and activities; establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering from an accredited college or university. Experience: Minimum of four (4) years of related experience License and Certification: Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) from the State of California; or registration as a PE in another state and the ability to obtain California registration within twelve months of employment. Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  on-line  job application must be completed in its entirety, including all Supplemental Questions. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training.  Depending on the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants who BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include an oral exam (weighted 100%) and a writing sample -  tentatively scheduled for September 24, 2019.   Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may be conducted, depending on the position. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application . Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Work involves light to moderate work in an office setting. There is a frequent need to sit and an infrequent need to stand, walk and to lift objects 10 to 20 pounds. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 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.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
The current vacancy is assigned to the  facilities/development division .   The IDEAL CANDIDATE has a high level of job experience working with contractors, park development projects, facilities management, large scale events and community organizations, as well as experience supervising staff and programs, can demonstrate excellent communication and leadership skills, and has a solid understanding of facility management and budgeting at the division level. Note:  This job description is currently being updated and under review for final approval. JOB SUMMARY  Under administrative direction, oversees the operations, services, programs, and activities of a major division within the Community Services Department.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED  Reports to:      Director of Community Services Supervises:     Assigned supervisory, administrative and clerical staff   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Community Services Manager may be assigned to manage either the facilities/development division consisting of park acquisition and development, parking and camping, parking meters, sports complex operations, and specific events or  the community services and recreational programs division, including fine arts, performing arts, human services, senior citizens services, and parks and recreation services and activities.  Assignments may be interchanged if deemed necessary by the Director of Community Services. Examples of Essential Duties Directs and manages staff in supervising, coordinating and administering operations of assigned division Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews a division's work plan; assigns work activities, projects, and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures; recommends appropriate service delivery and staffing levels Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the department's annual budget, including the forecasting of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and facilities; monitors and approves expenditures; develops strategies for funding division  projects and programs Participates in the assessment, planning, and evaluation of citizen-based facilities, programs and services Manages the development, implementation, and administration  of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities for community services  programs and other assigned projects Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery practices and procedures; recommends and administers appropriate service delivery methods and staffing levels Reviews facility needs and coordinates with various departments to oversee facility development and construction Prepares requests for proposals; oversees consultants in the preparation of plans and reports Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews work plans; selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; implements corrective action plans and administers discipline Serves as the staff liaison to the City's Community Services Commission; interacts with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; represents the department on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees Acts as the liaison between the City and a wide variety of private concessionarIes contracted to conduct business on City property Provides responsible staff assistance to the Community Services Director Conducts a variety of organizational and operational studies and investigations; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence Collaborates with other department staff to achieve optimal departmental and city-wide performance and outcomes Attends leadership, management, supervisory and other relevant training to stay abreast of industry best practices Develops processes to ensure business continuity in the event of a disaster Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required Maintains a regular and consistent attendance record Travels to offsite locations within and outside the City Performs other related duties assigned   The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and trends of park planning and design, facilities development and construction; and project management Principles and practices of recreational planning and operational characteristics of community services and recreational programs and activities Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations governing the management and administration of community services and recreation programs  Facilities management oversight Principles and practices of public administration and municipal government operations including budget preparation and administration Supervision principles, training, and performance evaluation practices Principles and practices of program and project development and implementation Park development and community services funding mechanisms and sources; methods and techniques of grant application and administration; contract negotiations and management   Ability to: Manage a community services division Oversee, direct, and coordinate the work of assigned staff and professional consultants Select, supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff Participate in the development and administration of division goals, objectives, and procedures Prepare and administer large program and/or capital project budgets Prepare accurate, clear, and concise administrative and analytical reports Design and implement effective public relations programs Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Recreation Studies, Human Services and/or Cultural Services, Park Administration, Urban Planning, Public Administration, or other closely related field.   Experience: Five (5) years' increasingly responsible experience related to park and facility planning and development, municipal recreation programming, human services, cultural services, or education administration, including three years' progressively responsible community services administrative and supervisory experience.   License/Certification :  Possession of a valid Class C California driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and throughout course of employment.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS   Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program.   Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Please attach a resume to your application. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment.  The assessment process may include several job related performance exercises (weighted 50%) and an oral board exam (weighted 50%) - tentatively scheduled for September 19 and/or September 26, 2019.   If assessments occur on different dates, only the top scoring candidates who obtain a passing score on the first day of assessment will advance to the second day of assessment.  Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on all components will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE: Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid  email  address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.   Work is performed primarily indoors. The incumbent sits for prolonged periods.  Stands and walks to retrieve work files or to other departments or office locations. Leans, bends and stoops to perform work behind a desk or to retrieve information. Pushes, turns or twists to move chair or body from desk. Reaches to place or retrieve files or open file drawers or cabinets.  Light grasping to hold a writing instrument or documents; firm grasping as needed to lift and carry work files or operate office equipment; finger dexterity to type on a computer keyboard.  Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information.  Acute hearing and oral skills required when communicating by telephone or in person. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions. Incumbent must wear approved safety equipment and protective gear including but not limited to hard hats, respirators, and/or hearing protective devices. May require walking on uneven ground and working around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas   Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 31, 2019
Full Time
The City of Huntington Beach Fire Department is seeking a professional to perform inspection and analysis of life safety systems design and installation and other development plan checks. The City offers a CalPERS retirement plan of 2.5% @ 55 for those who qualify as classic members (as defined by CalPERS) . The   Ideal Candidate must have a solid work history in a related field, excellent communication and customer service skills to effectively counsel developers and installers, as well as in-depth job knowledge to effectively review and approve plans and determine compliance through field inspections. JOB SUMMARY Under supervision, analyzes plans, data, programs and reports to verify appropriate fire and life safety methods prior to construction, and makes technical inspections after construction to assure compliance with applicable codes and city specification requirements.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:  Division Chief/Fire Marshal or as designated Supervises:  May supervise other fire prevention staff DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS  Fire Protection Analyst is a civilian job classification within the Fire Department responsible for performing the full range of professional fire protection plan check and inspection duties. Examples of Essential Duties Analyzes design and installation of life safety systems in new construction and improvements/modifications to existing structures Interprets and develops codes and specifications Works with other city staff in developing fire protection requirements and specifications Meets with developers and installers and assists them with interpreting requirements and specifications Makes recommendations to the Fire Marshal as to adequacy of alternative materials and methods Plan checks fire and life safety systems plans for industrial, commercial, and residential structures; conducts field inspections to ensure proper installation of various fire and life safety fire protection systems such as but not limited to: hood systems, fire sprinkler, fire alarm, and fire department access Performs development plan checks including site plans, new construction, tenant improvements, water supply systems and emergency vehicle fire access lanes; performs associated inspections as necessary Reviews plans that involve oil production, oil well abandonment, vapor/methane mitigation systems and soil remediation projects and performs associated inspections as necessary Performs plan checks and inspections to maintain life safety and emergency vehicle access at large public events, including but not limited to, 4th of July activities, beach events, street fairs, etc. Trains fire prevention and suppression personnel on operations and inspections of new fire protection systems Makes reports and recommendations for fire code improvements The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of:  - Practices and procedures of technical plan check and fire inspection activities - Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, ordinances, rules and regulations pertaining to fire protection systems and  water supply systems - Methods and practices involved in building construction - Mathematical concepts - Computer equipment and associated software programs - Quality service practices - Customer service principles Ability to:  - Read and provide input on submitted safety plans during review - Make oral presentations and effectively respond to questions and inquiries - Maintain accurate records; operate personal computer and standard software applications - Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relations with those contacted in the course of work - Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing - Perform moderately complex mathematical computations - Analyze data, recognize problems, arrive at sound conclusions, and  make logical recommendations and/or decisions - Prepare clear and concise written reports - Apply City specifications, municipal codes and other regulations specific to environmental soil assessments, oil well abandonment procedures and vapor/methane mitigation systems. Education:   Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Mechanical, or Fire Protection Engineering or other related field. Experience:   Two years' fire engineering, fire protection plan check/inspection or related code application experience. Certifications/License: A valid California Class C driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment.  Registered Fire Protection Engineer and/or certifications in building and fire codes, California State Fire Marshal's Office classes in fire prevention and other areas of fire protection preferred.     APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE   Applications must be received online by the closing date and time.  All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training.   Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process.   Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to   an assessment process,  tentatively scheduled for September 10, 2019 ; which will consist of an oral board exam (weighted 100%) and may include other job-related written or performance exercises (Pass/Fail).  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. The top candidates will be certified to the Fire Department for a department interview , tentatively scheduled for September 17, 2019 .  Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, reference/employer checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation/drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE: Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The incumbent must meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  When working outdoors, the incumbent may be exposed to heat and cold and the elements.  There is frequent need to walk, stand, climb ladders or scaffolding, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. May necessitate frequent exposure to physical, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards.  Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear including but not limited to respirators and/or hearing protective devices.  May climb, stoop, bend, crouch, kneel, and reach above and below shoulder level.   Indoor office work requires sitting at a desk or table for prolonged periods of time and use of a computer and screen.  Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL CONDITIONS DMV Employer Pull Notice Program:   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. 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 31, 2019
Full Time
NOTE: This posting is a job series in which applications will be accepted, reviewed, and considered based on the qualifications listed on an application. The candidates that meet the minimum qualifications and best meet the City's current needs will be invited to test at the appropriate job level within this series. Only ONE APPLICATION needs to be submitted to be considered for this job series.     SALARY RANGE: Information Technology Analyst I: $6,338.80 - $7,852.00 monthly Information Technology Analyst II: $6,864 - $8,505.46 monthly The common theme for all departmental efforts is "services and solutions delivery", so a high level of service support is essential.  The primary focus of this position is to manage, design, configure, develop, maintain, and support business systems and multiple enterprise applications; responsible for the planning, acquisition deployment, development of technology solutions and ongoing support of departmental and citywide applications; teamwork and collaborative approach to working with other Information Services Department (ISD) staff and users. The   Ideal Candidate will have knowledge and hands-on experience with business process analysis, development and programming. This candidate will be passionate about technology, an independent thinker, team-oriented, collaborative, and able to establish positive relationships with coworkers and other departments' staff. The ideal candidate should also be comfortable communicating with management and employees at all levels of the organization.  JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, performs professional duties related to the analysis, development, maintenance and administration of computer hardware and/or software systems to meet business needs.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to: Information Technology Manager; Senior Information Technology Analyst DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Information Technology Analyst I is the entry-level classification in the Information Technology Analyst series.  Positions assigned to this class require knowledge of the profession's basic principles and theories to perform routine and basic systems analysis and programming work.   Information Technology Analyst II is the intermediate-level classification in the Information Technology Analyst series.  Positions assigned to this class require knowledge of the profession's generally accepted principles, theories, and best practices to perform standardized systems analysis and programming work. Examples of Essential Duties Incumbents may be assigned to perform work in support of Business Systems or Infrastructure.   Evaluates customer technical needs and recommends solutions; plans, determines requirements, designs, builds, customizes, tests, implements, maintains and/or enhances a variety of hardware and software systems, integrating City network infrastructure and/or other systems; considers protocols, acceptable system security risk, and other related elements  Provides professional customer support for system-related software and/or hardware issues, needs, or requirements; interacts with clients to analyze system requirements; recommends technology solutions to improve operations  Maintains effective relationships with vendors and their technical support personnel Evaluates, plans, implements, and integrates new systems; performs research, gathers costing information, and recommends hardware and/or software   Develops web applications, business applications, server components and data interfaces  Performs system administration tests such as database security management and disaster recovery  Writes computer programs and/or scripting based on established specifications using various computer languages and/or database platforms Creates design documents; writes codes; develops technical documentation Designs, develops, tests, documents and maintains various databases and websites Provides professional systems support to users of particular applications and/or information services staff Maintains and administers server platforms  Designs, administers, monitors and makes provisions for physical and data storage  Monitors, administers, and maintains virtual infrastructure   Designs and administer network directory and file server platforms; adds users, computers, and servers to active directory domain Assists with the development and integration of new tools for compliance with department requirements. Investigates, troubleshoots and resolves issues at the server level Installs network infrastructure, including wireless equipment, hubs, switches, cabling, servers, and peripherals Monitors server network traffic, performance and security; identifies and resolves security issues; checks server logs to detect intruders  Investigates, analyzes and resolves server, telecommunications and/or network problems; troubleshoots failures implements solutions Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of latest trends and innovations in technology field  Cross trains with other Information Technology Analysts to provide back-up coverage during absences Reports to work as schedule and works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor, to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of:   - Theories, principles, and practices of system analysis and design and business applications - Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems - Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems - Programming methods and techniques - Operational characteristics of computer systems, applications, and peripheral equipment   - Information systems security concepts, practices and methods - Principles and practices of quality assurance - Complex software tools, test equipment and measurement techniques - Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation - Principles and practices of record keeping - Server platforms and operating system components for mainframe, microcomputer and/or client server systems - Techniques and practices used in maintaining and operating information processing systems - General operational characteristics, configuration and set up of local and wide area network and communication systems, equipment and devices, including telephone and radio equipment - Networking principals and methodologies - Functionality of firewalls, switches, routers and peripherals and the interaction within the network infrastructure Ability to:   - Analyze and design computer systems and programs in specified application areas - Prepare clear and concise technical reports and diagrams - Identify, recommend and implement improvements to systems, applications and service delivery - Read, interpret and apply complex technical publications, manuals and related documents - Organize and prioritize projects and tasks - Analyze, identify and resolve systems and applications malfunctions; analyze, troubleshoot and remediate systems and application errors - Effectively communicate technical information to users - Exercise judgment and creativity in analyzing situations, identifying problems and recommending resolutions - Work as a team member - Report to work as scheduled; provide regular and predictable attendance - Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Communicate effectively, orally and in writing Education:   Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or closely related field.   Experience: Analyst I:  One year's computer programming experience.   Analyst II:  Two years' information technology experience, including performing systems analysis and design work.  License/Certificate:  A valid class C California driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and throughout employment. FLEXIBLE STAFFING/RECLASSIFICATION At the discretion of the department head, positions may be filled at the level of Information Technology Analyst I or Information Technology Analyst II depending upon the level of skill and experience required of the department.  Information Technology Analyst I incumbents may be recommended for reclassification upon meeting the minimum qualifications of the Information Technology Analyst II and acquiring professional designations/ certificates for performance of the higher level duties.  The minimum requirements for reclassification consideration, subject to the review, recommendation and approval of the department and human resources, includes the following: Two years' information technology experience, including performing systems analysis and design work. Reclassification is not automatic.  Consideration is subject to the discretion of the department head based upon staffing requirements. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Must be able to respond to emergency services call out Must pass a background investigation Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  online  job application must be filled out in its entirety. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending on the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to a written examination (weighted 50%) - tentatively scheduled for September 6, 2019. The top scoring candidates successful at passing the written exam will then be invited to an oral board exam (weighted 50%) - tentatively scheduled for September 17, 2019 . Candidates passing both the written and oral board exams will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment, candidates considered for hire may 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.   IMPORTANT : In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to this "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment.  Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  Moving tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less may be required. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective, gear, including but not limited to hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices.  Near vision required to read correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person.  Duties may require working in confined areas.  Off-site assignments and irregular work hours, including evenings and/or weekends, may be required.   Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 17, 2019
Temporary
CURRENT VACANCY :  The Finance Department has part-time position(s) available, ideal for someone interested in a steady, ongoing 20 hour work week.   The IDEAL CANDIDATE must have a good command of math and basic bookkeeping skills, be detail-oriented, have good communication skills, a strong work ethic, be dependable, work well in a busy environment, and have good familiarity with various office software applications. The incumbent will have intermediate or higher level of skill working with Microsoft Excel.   This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when a sufficient amount of 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 Under the immediate supervision of the Accounting Technician Supervisor, participate in a variety of tasks that may include: Assist with preparation of accounts for collection. Handle return item processing and communications to customers and internal departments. Research customer accounts. Receive in and log civil citations. Assist in daily vault duties of processing checks and cash, including servicing in a double custody role, processing coins and coin bags. Researches account information, payment history and accuracy before preparing account for write-off and collection. Receives and reconciles billing or service-related complaints; corresponds with customers verbally and in writing on a variety of issues. Process adjustments such as debits, credits or refunds. Reconciles mis-posted or rejected payments Lift coin bags weighing up to 25 pounds. May serve as a back-up for cashiering duties and may assist cross-training new hires as needed. Operate an envelope opener and remittance processor. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of works performed within this job assignment.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Knowledge of:  Modern office procedures, methods, computer equipment and software; methods and techniques of proper telephone etiquette; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; basic mathematical principles; customer service principles and practices. Ability to:   Learn to correctly interpret and apply City policies and procedures; perform general clerical work including maintaining files and compiling information for reports; type and/or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance; effectively respond to requests and inquiries from the general public and City staff; operate and use modern office equipment including computer; learn to use various software packages including Microsoft Office Suite; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; deliver quality customer service. Education and Experience:   Equivalent to a high school diploma and two years directly related experience with demonstrated technical skills including some 10-key experience, banking or retail cashiering preferred. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting,  must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. Based on candidate pool, not all applicants will be contacted. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 17, 2019
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide staff support and customer service to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries within the Library Services Department. The Library Services Department includes Administration, Adult/Technical Services, and Children's/Branch/Media. The current vacancy is in   Public Services. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.   This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Oversees all daily operations of a branch library including opening and closing the building.  Supervise paid and volunteer staff.  Oversee all circulation functions such as issuing library cards, collecting fines, checking library materials in and out, collecting money and balancing receipts, and assists patrons with the computers.  Monitor cleanliness and safety of the facility along with security and fire alarm systems, assist in maintaining and reporting statistics, conduct business in accordance with current library policies and procedures and provide excellent customer service. Note: The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications This position requires a high school diploma or an equivalent and training or experience equivalent to three years directly related to assignment area with demonstrated technical skills. By time of appointment, must have 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.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 16, 2019
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary. This is a part-time/on-call job opportunity within the Library Services Department. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.   This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time/On Call position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7 1/2% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice .  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants.  Examples of Essential Duties This assignment is for Library Security Monitor and the duties for this assignment are: Provides general assistance to library visitors and staff, in matters relating to building security, safety and maintenance. Greets library users, makes them feel welcome, and directs them to appropriate service desks. Interprets, explains and enforces library policies to the public. Provides regular patrol and monitoring of Central Library building and grounds. Works to help diffuse difficult situations and if needed, escorts disruptive patrons from the building, and reports suspicious behavior to supervisors. Prepares and submits incident and accident reports. May assist with meeting room set-ups and take downs. Opens and closes library facilities, handles day-end cash procedures and operates alarm systems. Attends and participates in staff, department and other job-related meetings. Note:  The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : Customer service, conflict resolution and emergency procedures. Ability to : Provide excellent customer service. Accept responsibility for the safety and well-being of library patrons. Make mature decisions. Work on an on-call basis. Education and Experience :   Requires education, training, experience equivalent to two years directly related experience with demonstrated technical skills.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Ability to lift 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
This is a continuous recruitment.  We will continue to accept applications until the hiring department determines enough qualified applications have been received.  However, we will begin the testing process when 100 applications have been received and will continue periodic testing after that as sufficient numbers of applications are received. DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed within this job classification. City Council/Administration at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of : During probation the following knowledge must be acquired: codes, practices and procedures used to transmit information to units in the field and locations of streets and buildings. Ability to : Ability to understand complex instructions which are presented orally or in writing; read street maps and quickly find locations; quickly evaluate an emergency situation and develop logical working solutions; keep up with fast pace of incoming calls and transmitted information; successfully perform multi-tasking duties; speak clearly and confidently; gain cooperation and cooperate with others; apply procedures for handling unique problems; exercise good judgment with memory for details; recognize and keep information confidential; be reliable and dependable; read, comprehend, interpret and utilize instructions, manuals and other materials applicable to this area; work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays; provide quality customer service. Education: High School Degree or equivalent. Experience : Type 40 words per minute Other: Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Testing will begin after 100 applications have been received. Applicants best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to participate in the examination process.  The testing will consist of the following CRITICALL - Qualified candidates will be required to participate in the on-line Criticall examination.  This includes testing skills required to be successful in the position.  It will also include a typing test.  The minimum net typing speed is 40 WPM. Those meeting the minimum scores on this exam will be invited to take the written exam. WRITTEN EXAM - The Written Exam is the POST Entry Level Dispatcher Test Battery.  A passing T-Score of 55 is required. T-SCORE TRANSFERS  - The written exam may be waived if you have achieved a minimum T-Score of 55 on a POST approved Dispatchers Entry Level examination taken no more than six (6) months from the date of our scheduled written exam. Note: You may not retake this exam if already taken within 30 days of the date of our scheduled exam.   If you are invited to the written exam phase of the process and would like to transfer your T-Score from another agency, please forward a copy of the T-score letter from the agency where the exam was taken to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org. ORAL EXAM - The oral exam, weighted 100% of the total score, will determine the ranking on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation, psychological exam and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.   Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:   In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS - Civilian Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process.  Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification:    Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to:    Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
This posting is for applicants who already possess a Peace Officer Standards and Training ( POST) Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate AND are currently working (or have worked in the last 24 months) as a public safety dispatcher in a California law enforcement agency, having completed two (2) years of employment . DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed within this job classification. City Council/Administration at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of : During probation the following knowledge must be acquired: codes, practices and procedures used to transmit information to units in the field and locations of streets and buildings. Ability to : Ability to understand complex instructions which are presented orally or in writing; read street maps and quickly find locations; quickly evaluate an emergency situation and develop logical working solutions; keep up with fast pace of incoming calls and transmitted information; successfully perform multi-tasking duties; speak clearly and confidently; gain cooperation and cooperate with others; apply procedures for handling unique problems; exercise good judgment with memory for details; recognize and keep information confidential; be reliable and dependable; read, comprehend, interpret and utilize instructions, manuals and other materials applicable to this area; work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays; provide quality customer service. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate (issued by the State of California, Department of Justice).  A copy of the certificate must be turned in at your oral exam. ( Please Note:  This is not the 120-hour Basic Public Safety Dispatch Course Certificate) Experience :  Must be currently working, or have worked in the last 24 months , as a public safety dispatcher in a California law enforcement agency AND have completed two (2) years of employment, including successful completion of the probationary period. Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. Must type 40 words per minute (net) .  A typing certificate, as described below, must be turned in at or before the oral exam. You may submit a copy of your typing certificate to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org.    APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. A copy of your POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate (issued by the State of California, Department of Justice) must be turned in at the oral exam.   Certificates of Completion issued by a Dispatcher Academy is unacceptable. A typing certificate must be turned in at or before the oral exam.   Specific instructions regarding acceptable certificates are listed below.   All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training.  Not all candidates meeting the minimum requirements will necessarily be invited to the next phase which includes an oral exam (weighted 100%). Candidates successfully completing the oral exam will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. TYPING CERTIFICATIONS : 1.  Candidates must provide proof of required typing skill of 40 wpm net (gross minus number of errors).  We will accept typing certificates issued within the last 12 months, from an employment or other public agency.   2.  Certificates must be on official letterhead from the agency and must include a phone number and name of contact person in order to verify information.   3. Typing tests may also be taken at the locations listed below.  Please call for appointments and costs. HUNTINGTON BEACH ADULT SCHOOL 17231 Gothard Street Huntington Beach, CA 92647 714-842-4227 FOCUS EMPLOYMENT INC. 2400 E. Katella Ave. Ste. 800 Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 848-6129 4. Alternatively, candidates may request to take a typing test on site on the day of their oral exam. Appointments shall be made in advance by sending an email request to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org.  Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at the time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 01, 2019
Full Time
***NOTE: DUE TO AN INSUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED INDIVIDUAL APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THE APPLICATION WINDOW HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL SATURDAY, AUGUST 31ST AT 5 P.M.*** DUTIES SUMMARY Manages the 24-hour a day, 7 days per week operation of the Huntington Beach Police Department Jail. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a civilian, mid-management position reporting to the Administrative Operations Division Commander. The Detention Administrator has full responsibility for the safe operation of the jail facility, ensuring that all state and federal laws are followed in the booking, housing and transportation of all inmates. This title does not supersede the authority of the Police Chief, as referenced in Title 15 of the State of California Penal Code. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and leadership skills, communication skills and have the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff and professional harmonious relationships with inmates. The ideal candidate will also have working knowledge of the laws pertaining to the safe transportation and detention of inmates and experience working within a jail unit. Examples of Essential Duties Ensure the welfare and safety of all inmates confined within the facility; supervise all subordinate personnel within the jail facility. Other duties include, but are not limited to, staffing the jail at established minimums as set by the department; prepare and maintain an accurate and acceptable annual budget; establish effective work schedules; write performance evaluations; prepare requests for state and federal grants; investigate grievances and citizen's complaints; facilitate training of jail personnel at levels set by the Board of Corrections; ensure compliance of all Federal, State and local laws and regulations; ensure the successful completion of the annual fire and health inspections and the Board of Correction bi-annual inspections for facility certification; ensure all equipment and facilities are maintained in good working order, including the booking, housing and sobering cells, trusty's quarters, restrooms, kitchens and storage areas; establish and maintain a regular schedule for Trusty and Pay-to-Stay programs, including work to be performed inside and outside the facility by trusty's; establish and maintain a continuous inventory of food and medical supplies for inmates; maintain inventories of all property including uniforms, bedding, clothing, utensils and other materials issued inmates and employees. May be required to testify in court. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Federal, State and local ordinances regarding the housing and care of inmates: use of effective restraint techniques; principles and practices of jail management; effective supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to: Maintain professional, cooperative and harmonious relationships with inmates and members of the jail staff; effectively select, train, supervise and evaluate personnel in the many functions of the jail; create and maintain effective working schedules; effectively communicate policies and procedure, as well as related Federal, State and local laws; write state and federal grants; research, analyze and evaluate new equipment, programs, techniques, methods and procedures; create revenue generating programs; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; commit to providing quality customer service. Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Criminal Justice or related field. Other: Must have successfully completed the State of California Detention Officer Supervisory Course or equivalent. Experience: Five (5) years experience within the jail unit of a law enforcement agency, including two (2) years in a supervisory position. License: Must have a valid California Driver's License by the date of appointment. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice Program. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE DISASTER SERVICE WORKER  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official online application must be completed in its  entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. A resume and cover letter must be attached and submitted with your application.  All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training.  The top candidates best meeting the City's needs will be invited to the oral exam (weighted 100%) , exam date(s) to be determined at a later time. Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Additional interviews with the hiring authority may be scheduled prior to making a hiring decision. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a psychological examination and a pre-placement medical evaluation/drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE:  Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Work involves exposure to potential physical harm. There is frequent need to stand, reach overhead, sit, stoop, walk, work in confined spaces, and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. Must be able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays. Employee accommodations for physical disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at the time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
HBPD IS LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED EXPERIENCED POLICE OFFICERS.   THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS AND   FUTURE TESTING DATES WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE. Perform police duties in an assigned division; uniform, investigation, special services or administrative services. POLICE OFFICER (Experience/Lateral) - Lateral officers CURRENTLY working in an agency covered by CalPERS, who are determined by CalPERS to be CLASSIC members, would receive the benefit rate of 3%@50. Please see additional information by clicking on the "Benefits" tab. Examples of Essential Duties Generally, a police officer's first assignment is to the uniform division. After a sufficient period of patrol duty, the police officer becomes eligible for police assignments in traffic, the detective bureau, special services and administrative services division. Patrols an assigned area of the City by car, motorcycle, or helicopter and investigates suspicious conditions; responds to emergency calls and provides emergency assistance; conducts preliminary and/or follow-up investigations of disturbances, complaints, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, deaths, suicides, etc. and gathers and preserves evidence; prepares evidence, reports, diagrams and records for files and/or presentation in court and sets up and maintains case files; maintains a daily log including documentation of responses to emergency calls; issues warnings and citations and apprehends criminals; directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at fires, parades, funerals, and other emergencies or congested situations; searches for stolen property and missing persons; transports prisoners; serves warrants and subpoenas, and testifies in court; performs desk officer duties providing information and direction over the phone and in person; analyzes various bureau activities and reports on the efficiency of existing programs and system; compiles statistics; trains police recruits and other sworn personnel; performs other related duties. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Public safety laws and rules; proper search and seizure and arrest procedures. Ability to: Apply public safety laws and rules to daily situations; analyze problems and to rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stress situations. Education: Requires completion of twelfth grade or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills. Specific courses are required for advancement within the department. Experience: Requires one (1) year of sworn police officer experience AND successful completion of the probationary period.     Out-of-state candidates must have completed Step 2 of the California POST Basic Waiver program prior to applying. Documentation of acceptance into the waiver program is required and must be attached. Contact POST at www.post.ca.gov for further information. License: Valid California driver's license or ability to obtain one prior to date of hire.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official online application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training.  The top candidates best meeting the City's needs will be invited to the written test (Pass/Fail) , testing date(s) to be determined at a later time. Candidates meeting the minimum requirements may not necessarily be invited to test. The test consists of a report writing test. Successful candidates will be invited to the physical agility test immediately following the written exam.  This test consists of four timed components: Dummy Pull -  165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Vehicle Push - Fully equipped police vehicle 10' in 7 second Obstacle Course - including barriers, 6' wall/fence in 1 minute 20 seconds 1 Mile Run - 8 minutes 30 seconds Successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview, tentatively scheduled for later that same day and on the following two days if necessary. Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a psychological examination and a pre-placement medical evaluation/drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.  PLEASE NOTE:  Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions   COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Temporary
Public Works - Engineering is seeking College Interns who are majoring in Civil Engineering to assist in various areas.  This position requires current enrollment in junior or senior college level courses at an accredited college or university. College transcripts/proof of enrollment must be provided prior to appointment.   The I deal Candidate 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 be available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week year round. This recruitment may close at any time, once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. 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 Assists in researching, compiling, and analyzing data Prepares and/or processes routine reports, correspondence and records Performs computer data entry to record and retrieve department information Interacts with interdepartmental staff and other agency representatives in obtaining or providing data Performs routine clerical tasks as needed; including copying and filing documents, collating materials, answering telephones, etc. Performs routine field reconnaissance and inspections as needed Picks up and delivers documents, materials, supplies, etc., as needed Prepare plans and drawings as directed by supervisor and department staff members Performs related duties as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : Business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; Autocad; Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel; 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 and correspondence; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; 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, orally and in writing; 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 junior or senior college level courses at an accredited college or university majoring in Civil Engineering.  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. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent Position. This is an excellent opportunity to work for the  Community Services Department   under the direction of a Department Assistant II in a busy rental facility.    The ideal candidate must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills, outstanding customer service skills, and work well in a busy environment.  Possible locations for work include, but are not limited to Newland Barn, Lake Park, and Harbour View clubhouses.  Primary work hours will be evenings, including most weekends often until midnight. Note : This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.  Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Provide oversight throughout the duration of an event Assist with trash disposal and maintenance needs, crowd control, and noise abatement Assume responsibility of maintaining the cleanliness of equipment and facilities Spot clean floors and restrooms as needed Vacuum carpets, empty trash, pick up and remove litter from properties, replace garbage can liners Set up tables and chairs for special events, classes or programs, and performs clean-up duties after the event, when necessary Pick-up and deliver maintenance supplies, as instructed Performs related duties as assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : City and departmental policies and procedures; equipment and tools necessary for maintaining the cleanliness of buildings; safety precautions related to custodial work. Ability to :  Work independently and be in charge of a facility in the absence of a supervisor, follow oral and written instructions, operate assigned tools and equipment, follow safety practices and recognize safety hazards, establish cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work, provide excellent customer service to the community at all times, communicate clearly and concisely, lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience : High school graduation or equivalent and previous on-the-job training required. License : By time of appointment, must have a valid California driver license with an acceptable driving record.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. CPR/First Aid Certificates :   Must be obtained within 3 months of appointment.   APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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 28, 2019
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary   This position will be located at Central Library, Adult Literacy Services.  The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people. This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide staff support and customer service to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries within the Library Services Department. The Library Services Department includes Administration, Adult/Technical Services, Facilities and Children's/Branch/Media. 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 part-time, on-call position. The hours are on a set weekly schedule; however, the incumbent must be flexible to work on-call, evenings, and weekends. 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 Staffs the literacy office Answers phones and responds to Literacy's email Assists literacy volunteers and adult literacy students Works on various projects for the literacy program (mailings, making phone calls, preparing educational materials for classes) Helps maintain collection of tutoring materials Keeps tutor sign-in book up to date Maintains spreadsheets of tutors' and learners' hours   Note:   The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.   Qualifications Strong communication skills in English. Excellent people skills and ability to work as a team.  Must have sufficient training and/or experience to clearly demonstrate the skills, knowledge, abilities and personal attributes required for this classification, as may be demonstrated by successful completion of high school or higher and two years' directly related experience.  Incumbent must be comfortable using personal computers and have familiarity with Microsoft Office.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE:   An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Temporary
Volunteer assignments are unpaid and non-benefitted.  VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENT SUMMARY: Under the mentorship of professional fire prevention personnel, working as a Fire Prevention Volunteer provides the opportunity to gain an overall perspective of fire prevention activities.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Fire Prevention Volunteers serve at the pleasure of the Fire Chief. The Fire Prevention Volunteer performs activities under the supervision of the Fire Marshal, Assistant Fire Marshal and Fire Prevention staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Fire Prevention Volunteer is an unpaid assignment.    The purpose is to provide exposure to a variety of activities related to fire prevention for individuals completing their education in Fire Prevention or Fire Technology or have already finished their related education. Volunteer activities may be applied towards completion of a State Fire Marshal Fire Inspector Task book. EXAMPLES OF VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: Assist with administrative tasks assigned by supervisors Assist with providing administrative support including, but not limited to: answering inquiries from the public, preparing special projects and reports, as well as data input related to fire inspection and prevention activities. Assist with special events Assist with public education programs Conduct follow-up evaluations activity with a limited scope Conduct Knox box review activity Perform other volunteer activity as assigned The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind volunteer activities and assignments as needed. Examples of Essential Duties N/A Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the volunteer activities is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to fire prevention Arithmetic and basic algebra Computer equipment and associated software programs Customer service principles Ability to: Assist Fire Prevention Division staff as needed Prepare reports and communications; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Communicate and deal effectively with fire personnel and the general public Ensure safety and professional work standards are met Establish and maintain cooperative customer service relationships with those contacted; and deliver quality customer service Represent the Fire Department in a professional manor at all times Meet and follow the Fire Department's uniform policies while conducting volunteer activities Education: Current enrollment or graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Fire Technology, Fire Science, Public of Business Administration, or related field is required. Experience: Completion of or current enrollment in Fire Inspection 1A is required. Previous customer service experience is highly desirable. Previous fire administration or prevention experience is highly desirable. Completion of Fire Inspector 1B, 1C and 1D is highly desirable. Licenses/Certifications: Possession of a valid California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required at time of appointment and throughout the time of volunteer assignment.    Special Conditions: Volunteers regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of their volunteer assignment shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Must be 18 years or older Must be willing to volunteer a minimum of 8 hours per week and a maximum of 60 hours per month Upon being selected to be a volunteer, each candidate must complete and submit the following: Must pass a background check, which includes a Livescan. Must provide a DMV H6 print out showing 10 year driving history Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Volunteers must be able to meet the physical requirements of the activities assigned and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the volunteer activities to be performed. Volunteer activities involves considerable physical activity in an outdoor setting with exposure to weather conditions and potential exposure to physical harm. There is frequent need to walk, talk or hear, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and climb ladders or scaffolding. May also necessitate frequent exposure to weather conditions, physical, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards.  Must comply with all California Occupational Safety & Health Act (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear including but not limited to respirators and/or hearing protective devices if and when required.  May climb, stoop, bend, crouch, kneel, and reach above and below shoulder level. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Application Process A volunteer application must be downloaded from the Fire Prevention Division's website at https://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/government/departments/fire/fire_prevention_code_enforcement/ .  Return the completed application along with an up-to-date resume to Fire Administration desk located on the 5th floor of City Hall, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA  92648 (Attn:  Assistant Fire Marshal). The department reserves the right to invite best qualified candidates to an oral interview based upon the number of openings available. Multiple oral interviews may be required. Those selected to move forward in the selection process after an interview, must submit the following completed documents (at the applicant's expense): Livescan A DMV H6 - 10 year driving history Applicants will also be subject to an abbreviated in house background check (paid for by the Fire Department).For any inquiries please contact Fire Prevention Inspector Jacob Worthy at jacob.worthy@surfcity-hb.org .
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Part Time
UPDATED: February 7, 2019 at 5:16 PM UPDATED: March 12, 2019 at 4:36 PM This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. The City of Huntington Beach Management Assistant Intern Program is designed to attract and develop talented and aspiring graduate students and provide them with a unique opportunity to work in a local government in Southern California. Through this program, participants will gain professional work experiences and skills including a wide variety of professional development and networking opportunities to assist participants in becoming future public sector leaders. The first review of applications will take place on April 7, 2019 .  Click Here to visit our webpage for additional details regarding the Management Assistant Internship Program. Note : This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.  JOB SUMMARY Under close supervision, provides administrative and operational support on a variety of high-level, complex projects for various departments on a rotational schedule. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:  Department Director as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Management Assistant Intern positions are part-time, limited term positions open to individuals currently enrolled in a Master's degree program. Management Assistant Internships are a unique opportunity for experiential learning for students interested in public service. Students will rotate between various departments and gain insight in critical areas of local government. Students will have the opportunity to use problem-solving, communication and decision-making skills as they gain valuable work experience.  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 TYPICAL ASSIGNMENTS Assist with a variety of issues and projects and coordinate action Prepare reports, proposals and other documents Conduct research and summarize findings Prepare meeting materials; such as agenda development, scheduling, and note-taking Attend and participate in professional group meetings and committees Attend City Council and community meetings as needed in the evenings and/or weekends Attend and participate in professional development programs Maintain regular and consistent work attendance The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed.   Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of:  Principles and practices of business, public administration, public policy, or environmental studies  Software programs such as Excel, Word and Power point Ability to:  Present a professional demeanor when representing the City and the department  Communicate effectively with staff and the public  Work up to 27 hours per week which may include evenings and weekends Other:  Strong computer skills   Excellent written and oral communication skills Education: Bachelor's Degree and current enrollment in a Master's Degree program in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy or Environmental Studies or directly related field, from an accredited college or university.  Experience: None required  Certifications/License:   A valid California Class C driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and throughout employment.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach City employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed in a general office environment, requiring sitting for prolonged periods of time; 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 subordinates.  Work may necessitate some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10-20 pounds).    Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  online  job application must be filled out in its entirety.  Applications must have a resume, a cover letter, at least two  letters of recommendation, and a copy of your unofficial transcripts attached. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to oral interview(s) tentatively scheduled for the week of April 22, 2019 . 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
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 05, 2019
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent position.   Assists in performing general maintenance duties in support of the beach maintenance operation.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK NIGHTS, WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS.  Based on qualifications, department has the discretion to determine hiring level at I, II, III, IV or V (Part-Time Level 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10). Supervision Received and Exercised:  Receives direct supervision from beach maintenance crew leaders. The position may work independently while working under the overall supervision of a full time staff member in the beach maintenance operation.   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 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 Clean restrooms Shovel debris from fire rings Hand sweep stairs Pick up trash Blow stairs with mobile compressor Perform other related duties as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications 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: Use of a variety of hand/power tools and equipment Safe work practices Safe motor vehicle operation. Ability to: Perform less skilled tasks with moderate supervision Understand and carry out both oral and written instructions Learn beach maintenance duties and responsibilities and other related duties in support of Public Works beach maintenance programs Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties Work flexible hours, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays, to meet the seasonal programs and services of the Public Works Department as required. Experience and Education: Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Some high school and related experience or on-the-job training involving general maintenance duties. Knowledge and experience in beach maintenance is preferred , but not mandatory. Special requirements:   This position requires possession of a valid California Driver License and evidence of and ability to 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. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant experience. 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, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Sit to operate motorized vehicle; stand to perform tasks or operate tools and equipment; walk to carry/operate tools and equipment; reach below and above shoulder level, turn, twist, lean, bend, stoop, crouch and squat to perform physical tasks, and climb short distances; carry, push, pull and drag weight of at least 50 pounds a distance of approximately 35 feet from a staging point to a work area; light and firm grasping, including finger dexterity to hold and operate hand tools; foot manipulation to drive vehicle using accelerator pedal or brake pedal; 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.     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.