City of Austin

The City of Austin

This vibrant and dynamic city tops many lists for business, entertainment, and quality of life. One of the country’s most popular, high-profile “green” and culturally rich cities, Austin was recently selected the number one Best Place to Live in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report). In 2016, Forbes named Austin the city most likely to prosper over the next decade on their America’s Cities of the Future list, and the City of Austin ranked in the top ten on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for 2017. 

Austin continues to lead with its vision of being the Most Livable City in the Country, emerging as a player on the international scene with such events as SXSW, Austin City Limits, Formula 1, and being home to companies such as Apple, Samsung, Dell, and Ascension Seton Healthcare. From the home of state government and the University of Texas to the Live Music Capital of the World and its growth as a film center, Austin has gained worldwide attention as a hub for education, business, health, and sustainability. 

The City offers a wide range of events, from music concerts, food festivals, and sports competitions to museum displays, exhibits, and family fun. Austin is also home to a wonderful ballet, world-class museums, one-of-a-kind shopping, and beautiful outdoor spaces. You can just as easily spend your morning paddling the lake as you can strolling through a celebrated history museum. 

Located at the edge of the Texas Hill Country—rolling terrain of limestone bluffs, springs, rivers, and lakes—Austin’s temperate climate is ideal for year-round jogging, cycling, hiking on the City’s many trails, or swimming at Barton Springs or one of the area’s many other swimming holes. 

There are a number of excellent golf courses in the area as well as recreational opportunities for rowing, kayaking, canoeing, camping, rock climbing, disc golf, mountain biking, fishing, and more. Austin truly has something to offer for everyone.

City Government

The City of Austin is a progressive, full-service municipal organization operating under the Council-Manager form of government. Austin has a 10-1 council system with an at-large Mayor and Council Members that represent ten districts. The Mayor and Council Members may serve in their respective seats for four years with a maximum of two consecutive terms. 

The City Council appoints the City Manager who is the chief administrative and executive officer of the City. The City Manager is responsible for guiding and directing day-to-day operations, as well as providing strategic research, recommendations, and management leadership to the City Council on the city budget, programs, policies, and services. The City Manager implements the organization’s administrative responsibilities with a strong team of Assistant City Managers and department executives. Supported by a staff of more than 14,000 and a budget of $4.1 billion, the City Manager and staff deliver a broad range of services to the citizens of Austin. 

The City Council and City Manager of Austin are committed to the mission of delivering the highest quality, cost-effective services. Austin is a beacon of sustainability, social equity, and economic opportunity; where diversity and creativity are celebrated; where community needs and values are recognized; where leadership comes from its community members, and where the necessities of life are affordable and accessible to all.

128 job(s) at City of Austin

City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title IT Systems Consultant (FIN) Job Requisition Number AE501940 Position Number 109906 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Information Technology Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job plus four (4) years of related experience in a focused technology. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Master's Degree in a related field may substitute for two (2) years of experience. Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants Austin Energy (AE) seeks an IT Systems Consultant to provide systems support for the Information Technology (IT) Fix-It-Now ( FIN ) team. This position provides 24/7 advanced technical support, management and implementation of highly-complex enterprise operations infrastructure, while staying current on emerging technologies including Software Defined Networking ( SDN ) and Enterprise Storage and backup solutions. As part of the regular job duties, this position requires on-call rotations and a ability to travel to more than one work location. Position supports: Data center compute technologies Windows Server VMWare Storage Area Networks Backup environment NERC / CIP Compliance Activities The IT Systems Consultant will review documents and translate business requirements into recommendations for improvements and enhancements to the client operating environment, develop complex configuration designs to address those requirements, and lead the implementation of solutions, including developing and reviewing test plans, post-implementation maintenance plans and knowledge transfer by creating detailed system policies and/or training documentation. The candidate must have a proven record of providing specific deliverables of complex solutions to customer needs and possess strong communications skills for collaborating within Austin Energy and other City Departments, able to develop strong working relationships with vendors, and present information on emerging technologies to management to meet business needs in compliance with NERC / CIP and other mandated standards. WHEN COMPLETING THE CITY OF AUSTIN APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document. To be considered, all relevant employment information must be included in your online application. Resumes are not part of the employment application process. Statements such as "see resume" will not be applicable. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. If selected, starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Include all your prior relevant work experience for each of your positions for it to be counted towards relevant experience. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. This position: requires the ability to travel to more than one work location. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. works outside scheduled hours to ensure consistent coverage, attends training, meetings and other activities as needed to meet utility and business unit needs. This position requires call-back and on-call assignments. is categorized as an Essential Personnel position. Essential Personnel are required to work during emergencies and/or bad weather. Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. Note: We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). Note: Assessment(s) may be administered as part of the interview process. Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday through Friday. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - 40 Hour Work Week. May occasionally work evenings, weekends or holiday. Hours may change based on business needs. Position requires on-call rotations. Job Close Date 08/07/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location SCC - 2500 Montopolis Dr, Austin, TX 78741 Preferred Qualifications Experience managing Cisco Unified Computing Systems ( UCS ) Experience configuring, installing and supporting Windows Server Operating Systems (Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016) Experience managing VMware vCenter server and ESXi 6.x hypervisor Experience with NetApp NAS storage and protocols ( NFS , SMB and CIFS ) Experience with NetApp SAN All-Flash Array Experience working with blade servers and fabric interconnects Experience working with Fibre Channel switches and HBAs Experience with VM resource management, monitoring, and capacity planning Experience with North American Electric Reliability Corporation ( NERC ) compliance regulations VMware Certified Professional ( VCP ) or VMware Certified Advanced Professional ( VCAP ) Ability to travel to more than one work location Ability to accept on-call duty to support a 24×7 utility Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Implement and integrate highly complex business systems including the design and architecture of system interfaces, configuration management, documentation, administration, monitoring, troubleshooting and maintain detailed plans for systems disaster recovery and testing. 2. Plan and forecast budget needs for new hardware and software including the retirement of existing systems. 3. Make independent decisions with significant impact for procurement of technical solutions in their focus area. 4. Test, install and/or upgrade, and implement new software and/or hardware and releases. 5. Develop and/or implement and ensure the compliance of IT policies, standards and procedures. 6. Provide solution based cost analysis. 7. Consult on projects or lead project management of enterprise storage, systems implementations and development. 8. Assist project teams in planning, designing, evaluating, procuring and delivering software and/or hardware purchases ensuring specification compliance. 9. Communicate and make presentations to the City's technical departmental representatives and department business managers. 10. Research and analyze the technology market and vendor products to determine the strategy that best meet the IT business needs. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. • Knowledge, at an expert level, in storage, email systems, directory services, and/or virtual systems • Knowledge of application and operating systems • Knowledge of industry and department best practices, requirements and policies and procedures • Knowledge of system capacity planning • Skill in mentoring and monitoring daily work activities of others • Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures • Skill in documenting and maintaining complex application and process or configuration information • Skill in installing and maintaining applications, operating systems, or equipment • Skill in providing day-to-day system/application administration in support in a variety of work environments • Ability to accurately identify/determine customer needs and take appropriate actions and/or steps to address identified needs • Ability to recognize, value, and include different perspectives, experiences, approaches, and cultures in achieving organizational goals • Ability to gain and maintain the trust and confidence of others and the organization through consistency and reliability • Ability to give, receive, or share thoughts, ideas, perspective, and data to create shared understanding • Ability to inspire, motivate, and influence others to achieve individual and collective goals • Ability to make sound decisions in a timely manner that solve issues and stand the test of time • Ability to recognize, plan, focus upon, and work toward what is most important or critical • Ability to recognize strengths and areas for improvement in others and to provide opportunities, guidance, and encouragement to build skills and capacity • Ability to recognize, manage, and resolve conflict efficiently and equitably Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field related to the job plus four (4) years of related experience in a focused technology. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years and Master's Degree in a related field may substitute for two (2) years of experience. Do you meet these qualifications? Yes No * This position supports a 24/7 utility operation and requires employee to respond to scheduled/unscheduled call backs that include days, nights, weekends and holidays. Are you able to perform on call back duties that include days, nights, weekends and holidays? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * Do you have experience managing a Cisco UCS in a datacenter environment? Yes No * Describe experience managing a Cisco UCS in a datacenter environment. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience with the components of VSphere? Yes No * Describe the components of VSphere and your experience managing each component. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have any experiencing working with NetApp Storage? Yes No * Describe related experience with NetApp, including the version of OnTap and protocols used. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have any experience with NetApp All Flash Array? Yes No * Describe your experience with NetApp All Flash Array. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have any experience in Active Directory administration? Yes No * Describe your experience with administering Active Directory. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with installing and administering Windows Server Operating Systems. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience supporting an enterprise backup solution? Yes No * Describe your experience with backup solution responsibilities. Please include the technology used and how you performed the data recovery and restoration. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience working for a utility? Yes No * Do you have a VCP or VCAP certification? Yes, VCP Yes, VCAP No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Distribution Electrician Supervisor (Network) (Austin Energy Department Only) Job Requisition Number AE501939 Position Number 100199 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Electric Service Delivery (115) Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus six (6) years of relevant work experience, two (2) years of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity. Licenses or Certifications: • Valid Texas Class A Commercial Drivers License or ability to acquire license and/or endorsements within 90 days of employment. • Ability to produce and maintain an acceptable driving record. Notes to Applicants APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. The responses to the supplemental questions must reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov ASSESSMENTS : Candidates selected for interview(s) may be required to complete an assessment(s) approved by Municipal Civil Service process, Rule 4. GOOD STANDING COA EMPLOYEES : Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified. VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. TRAVEL : This position must travel between various locations to meet with vendors as part of the regular job duties. COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE : This position requires a license for the operation of commercial vehicles in the state of Texas within 90 days of employment. Job offer may be contingent on passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening test and thereafter, comply with Department of Transportation, Federal Regulations and the Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing rules as outlined by the City of Austin Drug and Alcohol Policy for Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles. The position requires adherence to all DOT regulations and City of Austin Personnel Policies. WORK HOURS : This position is categorized as Essential Personnel. Essential personnel are required to work during emergencies or bad weather if they are scheduled to work and in some cases when they are not scheduled. Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends. Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : This position is FLSA non-exempt. Non-exempt employees will be compensated for any additional hours worked when such compensation is required by law. CLOSING OF REQUISITION : Please note that Austin Energy may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initial advertisement. Pay Range DE Supervisor Minimum Entry Rate: $50.18 Hours Monday - Friday. 6:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends. Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule. Job Close Date 07/29/2019 Type of Posting Departmental Only Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 4411 Meinardus Drive Preferred Qualifications 6 years of electric utility network construction and maintenance experience 2 years of experience as an Austin Energy Crew Leader responsible for leading utility crews of 3 or more full-time employees. Experience providing guidance and training to employees under your direction as a lead. Experience tracking multiple projects, resources, material, and inventory associated with network projects. Experience interacting with and providing detailed information to internal and external customers. Experience with MAXIMO and electronic timesheets. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Assigns, organizes, and monitors task completion for work group. 2. Interprets, explains and enforces City policies, procedures, building codes, specifications and ordinances. 3. Communicates with schedulers regarding work orders. 4. Monitors safety issues for work group. 5. Operates line work tools and equipment. 6. Performs repair, installation, maintenance or removal of electric utility facilities and equipment as required. 7. Performs emergency electric system restoration as necessary. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. • Knowledge of Transmission and Distribution design and construction standards. • Knowledge of applicable Austin Energy and OSHA safety regulations. • Knowledge of local environmental requirements for construction and maintenance activities. • Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles. • Skill in estimating time, material and labor for job assigned. • Skill in oral and written communications. • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. • Skill in using computers and related software applications. • Skill in data analysis and problem solving. • Ability to read and interpret plans, maps and written specifications. • Ability to work in field conditions, temperature extremes, and other inclement weather conditions. • Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with subordinates, management, city employees, and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus six (6) years of relevant work experience, two (2) years of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity. Yes No * Do you have a valid Texas Class A Commercial Drivers License or ability to acquire license and/or endorsements within 90 days of employment? Yes No * Do you have 6 years of electric utility network construction and maintenance experience? Yes No * Do you have 2 years of experience as an Austin Energy Crew Leader responsible for leading utility crews of 3 or more full-time employees? Yes No * Do you have experience providing guidance and training to employees under your direction as a lead? Yes No * Do you have experience tracking multiple projects, resources, material, and inventory associated with network projects? Yes No * Do you have experience interacting with and providing detailed information to internal and external customers? Yes No * Do you have experience with MAXIMO and electronic timesheets? Yes No * Do you have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel? Yes No * If selected as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title IT Security Analyst Job Requisition Number AE501938 Position Number 111483 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Information Technology Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus (4) four years related IT experience or Physical Security experience; at least 2 of which were in network/server management or physical access systems. Education may be substitute for experience up to (2) years. Experience may substitute for Education up to (4) fours years. Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants The IT Security Analyst will focus on Vulnerability Management. In addition, the IT Security Analyst will assist with Risk Assessments, Security Awareness and Incident Reponse. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Candidates must comply with City of Austin's Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing rules for new hires and random drug testing. This position is categorized as an Essential Personnel position, meaning Essential Personnel are required to work during emergencies and/or bad weather. This position requires works outside scheduled hours to ensure consistent coverage supporting 24/7 Utility operations. WHEN COMPLETING THE CITY OF AUSTIN APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions must reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : This position is classified as EXEMPT and may be required to work additional hours outside of the normal schedule to include nights, weekends, and /or holidays. Pay Range $29.65 - $38.55 Hours Monday through Friday. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - 40 Hour Work Week. Additional work hours may be required to support the 24-hour Utility operations, which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, inclement weather and emergency closures. Job Close Date 08/05/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 2500 Montopolis Drive Preferred Qualifications Experience with Windows and Linux Operating Systems Experience with Vulnerability Assessment Tools Experience with Security Information and Event Management ( SIEM ) Security+ OR CISSP or other security related Certifications Ability to travel to more than one work location Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Develops, documents, and enforces security policies, standards, guidelines, processes, and procedures to support the enterprise security posture. 2. Updates, maintains and documents security controls. 3. Hardens operating system and devices and builds access systems. 4. Assists in the development of data systems, network security architecture security risk analysis scenarios, and response procedures. 5. Administers security tools, security event monitoring, alerting, and reporting. 6. Implements Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans. 7. Enforces security policies and procedures. 8. Prepares status reports on security matters. 9. Reviews security violation reports and investigates possible security exceptions. 10. Performs information and physical security investigations. 11. Secures network connections, design, and physical access. 12. Represents the security needs of the organization. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. • Knowledge in networking, databases and systems operations and how they interact with each other. • Knowledge of enterprise information security systems and implementation • Knowledge of securing different types of systems like web, database and remote access systems • Knowledge of Industry standard Security policies and procedures • Skills in Security assessments and recommendations • Skill in oral and written communication of security planning, measures, and violations to end users, public and council • Skill in analyzing and investigation of information security trends • Ability to educate various personnel regarding information security Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus (4) four years related IT experience or Physical Security experience; at least 2 of which were in network/server management or physical access systems. Education may be substitute for experience up to (2) years. Experience may substitute for Education up to (4) four years. Do you meet these requirements? Yes No * Please describe how you meet these minimum qualifications. Please detail how you meet the educational requirements (if applicable), account for the years of related experience (if applicable), and explain any substitutions of experience for education, or vice-versa (if applicable). (Open Ended Question) * If selected as Top Candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No * This position is categorized as Essential Personnel. Essential personnel are required to come to work during emergencies or bad weather if scheduled to work or when not scheduled to work. Are you able and willing to work when called in on short notice as required? Yes No * Do you have experience with Windows and Linux Operating Systems? Yes No * Describe your experience with Windows and Linux Operating Systems. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience with Vulnerability Assessment Tools? Yes No * Describe your experience with Vulnerability Assessment Tools. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)? Yes No * Describe your experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). (Open Ended Question) * Do you have a current Security+ OR CISSP or other security related Certification? Yes No * List your current security related Certifications. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Planner II (Historic Preservation) Job Requisition Number COA080485 Position Number 107014 Job Type Full-Time Division Name PAZ / Current Planning Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with major coursework in Planning, Geography, Social Science, Landscape Architecture, or a planning related field, plus two(2) years of experience in planning related work. Twelve (12) semester hours of relevant graduate college course work may substitute for six months of required experience with a maximum substitution of two (2) years. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants The Historic Preservation Office in the Planning and Zoning Department coordinates applications for and designation of historic landmarks in the City of Austin. The historic preservation office coordinates review of applications for City Historic Landmark designation with the Historic Landmark Commission, and the Austin City Council makes final decisions on these designations. The Historic Preservation Office also reviews building, site, demolition and relocation permits within National Register Historic Districts. IMPORTANT : When completing the City of Austin employment application: •Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. •A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job title and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered. •A résumé is required, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please include contact information from previous employers. •A cover letter is also required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position. •If you are selected for this position and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Pay Range $21.48 - $27.33 Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Additional hours, evenings and/or weekends may be required based on business needs. Job Close Date 07/29/2019 Type of Posting External Department Planning and Zoning Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 505 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704 Preferred Qualifications • Under-graduate or graduate degree in Historic Preservation. • Experience working in historic preservation / urban historic preservation. • Experience supporting boards, commissions, including scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, and providing assistance during meetings and/or hearings. • Experience providing guidance on, and conducting inspections for compliance with, requirements/regulations for special programs. • Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Researches and reviews urban land development proposals and studies. 2. Reviews preliminary site plans and prepares comments for zoning, land use, annexation, and variance cases. .Studies procedural, ordinance, charter changes to analyze the impact on planning proposals and studies. 3. Meets with and answers questions from citizens, developers, and other city officials by providing technical planning assistance. 4. Prepares reports and make presentations at public hearings regarding land use and other planning related activities. 5. Assists in interpreting, explaining, and enforcing city policies and procedures concerning building and land development codes and specifications. 6. Reviews subdivision plats and site plans for compliance with local regulations and ordinances. Conducts field checks to verify the accuracy of data. 7. Coordinates activities of various planning boards and committees 8. Compiles data and information for reports and cost estimates. Calculates figures for reports. 9. Develops and conducts public information and education programs. 10.Assists with coordinating division/section activities with other city staff and assists in coordinating and conducting meetings between consultants, public, and City staff. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of the principles of community and urban planning. Knowledge of Federal and State laws related to planning and urban development. Knowledge of planning techniques. Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in planning and organizing. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Ability to apply statistical tools to data. Ability to give public presentations. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to establish and maintaining good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position are graduation from an accredited four (4) year college with major coursework in Planning, Geography, Social Science, Landscape Architecture, or a planning related field, plus two(2) years of experience in planning related work. Twelve (12) semester hours of relevant graduate college course work may substitute for six months of required experience with a maximum substitution of two (2) years. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Do you have an under-graduate or graduate degree in Historic Preservation? Yes No * Please describe your experience working in historic preservation/urban historic preservation, including the years of experience in the field, and indicate the employer(s) in your work history where you gained this experience. If you do not have demonstrable experience in this area, please answer "N/A". (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience supporting boards and commissions, including scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, and providing assistance during meetings and/or hearings. If you do not have demonstrable experience in this area, please answer "N/A". (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience providing guidance on, and conducting inspections for compliance with, requirements/regulations for special programs. If you do not have demonstrable experience in this area, please answer "N/A". (Open Ended Question) * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Inspector C Job Requisition Number COA080484 Position Number 101095 Job Type Full-Time Division Name DSD-Site & Subdvsn Inspection Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus four (4) years of experience in a field related to road and bridge inspection experience and/or utility construction or building inspections. Education may substitute for experience up to two (2) years. Licenses or Certifications: Building Inspectors: - Certifications required by Department Career Development Plan - Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. - Certification/license may be required by trade. Notes to Applicants Under limited supervision, inspect and review City or Developer Reimbursement Projects to ensure compliance to contract documents, city codes, safety and environmental requirements. This position requires a Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. A detailed complete online City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. A cover letter and resume must be submitted, but will not substitute for a complete online City of Austin employment application. Employment history dates must include month and year. Please verify that the employment history, dates, month, and year, on your resume exactly match the online employment application. Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Additional hours evening and/or weekends may be required based on business needs. Job Close Date 07/29/2019 Type of Posting External Department Development Services Dept Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 2412 Kramer Lane, Building B, Suite 220, Austin, Tx 78758 Preferred Qualifications Currently hold a Water Operator License D by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ( TCEQ ) or can obtain within 1 year from date of hire. Currently hold a Level 1 Underground Utilities certification from the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies ( NICET ). Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Perform multiple types of inspection/coordination of City of Austin construction projects (new and renovation work) for compliance of contracts, codes, specifications, health and safety, and environmental regulations. Perform inspections on CIP projects and developer reimbursements. Review plans, specifications, contracts, ordinances, etc. Record data on appropriate form/log, etc. Coordinate division/section activities with outside contractors. Coordinate division/section activities with other divisions/sections. Investigate consumer/citizen complaint to determine validity. Schedule and observe flow tests, lab tests, soil density tests and/or any other types of tests. Interpret, explain and enforce city policies and procedures regarding technical standards, specifications, and ordinances. Check and verify contractor licenses, permits, authorization and insurance. Compile data and information for reports, cost estimates, change orders and revisions, and construction progress payment. Serve as spokesperson for the City to answer inquiries from concerned citizens. Issue Stop Work Orders for violations. Write informational reports. Serve as key lead in the field and office. Prepare and/or change orders and monthly construction pay estimates. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge and ability to operate personal computer. Knowledge of street, sidewalk and concrete construction methods, practices and materials. Knowledge of the methods used in order to read and interpret blueprints, plans, maps and/or specifications. Knowledge of proper safety practices, procedures and regulations applicable to work being performed. Knowledge of road construction materials. Knowledge of heavy construction materials and methods. Knowledge of applicable building codes, ordinances and regulations. Knowledge of contract language. Knowledge of the integration of the inspection functions with other operating and administrative functions of the department and the City. Skill in making accurate measurements and computing quantities of materials used in construction. Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Skill in maintaining records and preparing written reports. Skill in recognizing deviations from drawings and specifications. Skill in determining quality of materials, workmanship and construction methods. Skill in resolving problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgment. Skill in requirements both orally and in writing to architects, contractors, developers and the public. Skill in presenting data to provide timely information for management's use. Skill in directing and controlling work of construction inspectors to accomplish unit programs effectively and on schedule. Skill in interpreting building codes and recognizing the need for correction of construction activities that deviate from specifications Ability to climb (up/down), walk in rough terrain and confined spaces of construction sites with varying environmental conditions. Ability to work varying work hours to meet project needs. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications of this position are graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus four (4) years of experience in a field related to road and bridge inspection and/or utility construction or building inspections. Education may substitute for experience up to two (2) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications of this position? Yes No * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * Do you currently have a TCEQ Water Operator License D or have the ability to obtain one within 1 year of hire date? Yes No * Do you have a NICET Level 1 Certification for Underground Utilities? Yes No * Do you have a valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Engineer C Job Requisition Number COA080483 Position Number 107860 Job Type Full-Time Division Name DSD-Land Use Review Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering, plus eight (8) years related experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer, two (2) of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity. Licenses or Certifications: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas. Notes to Applicants The Development Services Department ( DSD ) coordinates all private development reviews and inspections in cooperation with 12 other city departments and Travis County, all of which are involved in some aspect of the plan review and inspection process. Most new land development proposed in Austin must process an application with DSD from initial entitlement to detailed engineering plan approvals and final construction inspection. This "Gateway" for development in the City is critically important to both the quality and effective timely processing of new developments both large and small. DSD is staffed by specialists who focus on the myriad of city code regulations applicable to new development who have the expertise and capacity to process new development projects to assure conformance to Austin's code, design standards, and environmental regulations. The Land Use Review ( LUR ) Division is responsible for the review of development applications including zoning changes, site development permits, and subdivision applications for compliance with the City's adopted code and criteria. This Engineer C position will serve as the Erosion Hazard Zone ( EHZ ) lead and will perform limited supervisory duties over a team of 2-3 employees. This position will be responsible for the review of water quality controls, drainage analysis, construction review, and erosion hazard zone analysis. This position serves as Case Manager for Subdivision Construction Plan applications and assists in the coordination of staff review and approval process for other reviews. The job includes direct customer service with citizens, interested parties, developers, engineers, and other City of Austin departments. A detailed complete online City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. A cover letter and resume must be submitted, but will not substitute for a complete online City of Austin employment application. Employment history dates must include month and year. Please verify that the employment history, dates, month, and year, on your resume exactly match the online employment application. Pay Range $36.53 - $48.34 per hour. Hours Monday through Friday. 8 am - 5 pm. Additional hours may be required based on business needs. Job Close Date 08/05/2019 Type of Posting External Department Development Services Dept Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 505 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications Experience with erosion hazard zone analysis. Experience with drainage analysis and knowledge of water quality controls. Demonstrated abilities to coach, develop, and train others. Demonstrated customer service and interpersonal skills. Experience with GIS . Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Provides technical advice and direction to internal and external customers. Manages, coordinates, implements, and/or monitors projects/programs including the review of plans and development proposals for impacts related to project/program. Recommends revisions and permit requirements to mitigate negative impacts of development and assures plans conform to City policies. Resolves conflicts in difficult situations. Develops, manages, and/or monitors the budget of projects. Assist in develop, managing and submit proposed budget forecast planning for short and long term city planning. Develop and implements standard operating procedures, policies, codes, and ordinances by applying advance technical knowledge and applying changes to meet departmental business goals and objectives. Monitors projects for regulatory compliance. Develops and evaluates a variety projects/programs/ and/or plans. Develops long and short term planning/strategies for programs. Develops design criteria. Reviews and/or approves plans and specifications, change orders, and estimates. Negotiates contract terms, fees, scope of contract including, reviewing monthly progress reports, verifying final quantities and costs, compiling requisite documentation, reviewing change orders, and auditing as-built records. Acts as a liaison among consultants, contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, fabricators or suppliers and City. Negotiates problems of changes, errors or deficiencies and ensures compliance with project specifications and requirements. Attends meetings and conducts presentations to City Council, Board, commission, and other related agencies. Coordinates and cooperates with other agencies, departments, divisions and private utilities involved in or affected by project(s). Interacts with internal and external customers to assess needs by responding to inquiries from the public and other departments about the process, requirements, and procedures of the development process. Investigates and resolves complaints from the public. Reviews and evaluates technical and management audits. Develops training and team building programs by determine business needs and scope of work performed by personnel and implementing programs. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. Employees at this level are typically responsible for supervising a staff of at least six (6) full-time equivalent positions performing engineering functions, including Engineer C's who supervise. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of supervisory and/or management skills to programs, projects and personnel. Knowledge of diversified, fundamental scientific and civil engineering concepts, phenomena, and relationships, and utilize such changes in solution of theoretical or practical civil engineering problems. Knowledge of advanced mathematical techniques such as trigonometry, calculus, and coordinate geometry. Knowledge of modern methods, materials, and techniques of assigned discipline. Knowledge of one or more of the following disciplines: Civil, Environmental, Structural, Architectural, Mechanical and/or Electrical engineering terminology and techniques. Knowledge of City of Austin budget planning, purchasing and contract policies and procedures. Knowledge of applicability of established engineering principles and methods. Knowledge of phases of the plans review and inspections processes. Knowledge of preparation of cost estimates and engineering and feasibility reports. Knowledge of regulatory requirements within the local and state ordinances and laws. Skill in oral and written technical and/or general communication including preparation of written reports. Skill in negotiations and handling conflict resolution. Ability to perform more complex engineering computations, calculus, geometry, and trigonometry, rapidly and accurately. Ability to communicate and provide direction to peers and assigned personnel. Ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate scientific civil engineering problems and provide practical, cost effective solutions. Ability to observe, compare, or monitor objects and data to determine compliance with prescribed operating or safety standards. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The Engineer C Position requires Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus eight (8) years of engineering experience acquired either before and/or after Licensing as a Professional Engineer. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Are you a Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Texas or in another state and eligible to apply for your PE in Texas? Yes No * Please describe your knowledge of and experience with erosion hazard zone analyses. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with drainage analysis and knowledge of water quality controls. (Open Ended Question) * Please state and describe your experience leading, coaching and/or supervising others. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have using GIS software? None Less than 3 3-5 More than 5 * Briefly describe your customer service experience. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Director, Customer Care Services Job Requisition Number AE501937 Position Number 109228 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Customer Care Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business or in a field related to the job, plus seven (7) years of related experience, including two (2) years of which were in a managerial/executive capacity. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for two (2) years of the non-managerial/executive experience. Notes to Applicants Position Description: Under nominal direction, the Customer Care Services Director provides senior-level leadership for staff and programs related to Austin Energy Customer Care Services. Employment Application: The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure to detail on the application all current and previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. The Employment Record should be complete with job titles, employment dates, job duties, functions, and responsibilities for each position held. Gaps in employment must include an explanation and dates of unemployment. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your application. Résumés will not be accepted and statements such as "see résumé" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Please note that Austin Energy may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initial advertisement. Once the job posting has closed, applications cannot be changed. This position requires that two (2) years of the related experience be in a managerial/executive capacity. Managerial experience is defined as managing at least two supervisors, or two or more major program areas, or one supervisor and one major program area. First-level supervisory experience does not meet this requirement. Please include all of your relevant work experience. Assessments: Your skill level in some of the competency areas for this job may be assessed through skills testing. Candidates moving forward in the interview process will receive information and instructions for preparing a short presentation to be given as part of the interview process. If you are selected as a top candidate: Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) will be required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution. If you are identified as a top candidate and are in the military or a veteran, you will need to provide a copy of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. This position requires a criminal background investigation. Work Schedule: Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends. Shifts may change according to departmental needs. Employee may be required to work additional hours outside of regular work schedule. This position is considered FLSA Exempt. Exempt employees are salaried and, except as provided, are not eligible for overtime compensation. Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm. Other hours outside of normal work schedule may be required. Job Close Date 08/09/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 721 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications Two (2) years of experience at a Director level, managing multiple second-level managers and work units in a customer-facing operation within an organization Experience with root cause analysis and application, or other problem solving methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma Experience leading or managing teams responsible for applying data analytics to improve the customer experience Experience overseeing high-level, high-visibility cross-functional projects including application of project management principles and methodologies Experience managing operational budgets of $5 million or greater Demonstrated experience developing community programs and navigating through different stakeholder priorities while effectively maintaining relationships with stakeholders Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Provides strategic management oversight, leadership, and accountability for customer-facing assigned departments. Analyzes, evaluates, and directs implementation activities of the "Best-in-Class" programs applicable to assigned areas. Oversees operations and program and policy development, including internal and external communication coordination, for assigned areas. Develops and monitors Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Capital Improvement Project ( CIP ) budgets and responds to any deviations from the approved cost/timeline and milestone activities. Provides audit oversight for the accuracy, effectiveness, efficiency, and reliability of operations. Bears responsibility for providing operational contract management oversight. Negotiates and manages performance measurements for contracts for services provided by vendors. Bears responsibility for service-level agreements with other City of Austin departments and fosters positive interdepartmental relationships. Promotes confidence and public trust through education, communication, and working collaboratively to build internal and external relationships. Ensures compliance with Local, State, and Federal regulations and oversight bodies, processes, and procedures. Oversees the development, use, and maintenance of data, metrics, and statistics to develop strategy for increasing customer experience and operational efficiency. Bears responsibility for creating a culture that regards safety and customer service paramount to operations and customer service delivery. Provides recommendations and guidance in technology requirements gathering, testing, implementation, and maintenance of systems supporting core functions. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of quality improvement and project management methodologies. Knowledge of fiscal planning, budget preparation, and presentation. Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, Local laws and ordinances. Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies. Knowledge of applicable policies, practices, procedures, and standards. Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles. Skill in effectively resolving customer/citizen escalations. Skill in development and implementation of customer facing programs. Skill in essential statistical and analytical reporting and problem solving. Skill in managing the collection and analysis of operational data. Skill in contract management, negotiation, and monitoring. Skill in utilizing data systems and project management solutions to manage and report on operational activities. Skill in exercising innovative approaches to improve contact center operations and technology. Ability to effectively audit and forecast operational patterns. Ability to manage contact center based operations. Ability to develop and engage staff and create opportunities for professional growth. Ability to establish and maintain professional communication and working relationships with City personnel and the public. Ability to manage financial outcomes and find resolutions to address shortfalls. Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and written. Ability to handle hostile conflict and uncertain situations. Ability to quickly recognize and analyze irregular events. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business or in a field related to the job, plus seven (7) years of related experience, including two (2) years of which were in a managerial/executive capacity. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for two (2) years of the non-managerial/executive experience. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications referenced above. Detail how you meet the educational requirements (if applicable), account for the years of related experience (if applicable), and explain any substitutions of experience for education, or vice-versa (if applicable). (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have at a Director level, managing multiple second-level managers and work units in a customer-facing operation within an organization? None Less than one (1) year Between one (1) and two (2) years Two (2) or more years * Please describe in concise detail your experience as it relates to the question above. Be sure to include job title(s), your role, job duties, and employment dates. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in using problem solving methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma, root cause analysis, etc. to improve performance metrics. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience managing teams responsible for applying data analytics to improve the customer experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience overseeing high-level, high-visibility cross-functional projects. Please include how you applied project management principles and methodologies. (Open Ended Question) * What size operational budgets do you have experience managing? None Less than $3 million Between $3 million and $5 million $5 million or greater * Please describe in concise detail your experience as it relates to the question above. Be sure to include job title(s), your role, job duties, and employment dates. (Open Ended Question) * In concise detail, describe your experience developing community programs and navigating through different stakeholder priorities while effectively maintaining relationships with stakeholders. In which position(s) listed on your application did you gain this experience? (Open Ended Question) * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Engineer B or Engineer C (Local Flood Risk Reduction Section) Job Requisition Number COA080351 Position Number 107857 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Watershed Engineering Minimum Qualifications This position will be filled at one of the following levels: Engineer B: Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to engineering, plus six (6) years experience in engineering, acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. Licenses and Certifications Required: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas. Engineer C: Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus eight (8) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. Licenses and Certifications Required: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas. Notes to Applicants A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position. This position is a member of the Watershed Engineering Division ( WED ), Local Flood Risk Reduction ( LFRR ) section. We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team to advance our mission of protecting life, property, and the environment from the effects of localized flooding. The work of the LFRR section also includes the management of consultants and staff to complete projects that will reduce local flood hazards for houses, commercial buildings, and roadways due to inadequate storm drain systems. Essential functions and duties specific to this position: 1. Assistance with the planning, design and construction of in-house projects and capital improvement projects for flood hazard mitigation. Application of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling systems for primarily storm drain systems, creeks, detention ponds, channel modifications, and levees/floodwalls. 2. Assistance with the preparation of preliminary and long range plans, schedules, cost estimates, budgets, special conditions and agreements. Monitor projects to assure they are completed as designed, on time and within budget. 3. Assistance with identification and prioritization of flood hazard mitigation projects. Assist with and conduct in-house engineering assessments for potential projects. Assist with and conduct evaluations and updates of information related to the City's Watershed Masterplan. 4. Perform field work (including topographic survey) and site visits for active and prospective project areas. 5. Meet with City engineering, development review and legal staff, consulting engineers, contractors, developers, and private citizens on matters related to drainage, flooding, and flood hazard mitigation. Review of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling systems prepared by others. 6. Perform 1D and 2D hydraulic models for the City of Austin storm drain infrastructure. Working closely with the LFRR modeling team including supervision of the modeling team. PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION / LICENSE : This position requires a State of Texas Professional Engineer License or if licensed in another state, must obtain Texas P.E. within 6 months of hire date. TRAVEL : If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards of the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. ASSESSMENT : A skills assessment(s) may be conducted as part of the interview process. EDUCATION : Verification of education will be conducted on the top candidate. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : Must be able to carry/lift/push/pull up to 50lbs. Ability to climb/sit/stand/bend/stoop/walk/squat/kneel/reach above shoulder level to conduct field work/site visits/creek walks/carrying survey equipment and flood reconnaissance kits and opening inlet and manhole covers. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS : Must be able to navigate in various types of weather conditions and terrains (e.g. performing site visits and creek walks). ABOUT YOUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION (Please read carefully): When completing the City of Austin Employment Application: -Include details on the application of prior or current work history with the City of Austin. -A resume must be submitted with the employment application, but does not substitute for a complete employment application. -A detailed and complete employment application will help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. -Include any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications and relevant experience. -Your work history must include employer name and address, job title, supervisor's name and phone number, the month and year of employment and detailed description of the work you performed. We do not accept "See Resume" and your application will be considered incomplete. -Any relevant work history on the resume must be reflected in the employment application in order to be considered. Pay Range $36.53 - $48.34 Commensurate Hours 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday. May require working outside of normal business hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as dictated by business needs. Job Close Date 07/29/2019 Type of Posting External Department Watershed Protection Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 505 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas Preferred Qualifications Degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in water resources. Knowledge and experience of hydrologic and hydraulic analysis including 1D and 2D modeling of primarily storm drain systems and open channels, including experience and proficiency with hydraulic and hydrologic modeling software such as StormCAD, Infoworks, HEC - RAS , HEC - HMS , etc. Design experience preferably with storm drains and be able to demonstrate experience in and knowledge of engineering design software such as Civil-3D and AutoCAD. Working knowledge of the City's Drainage Criteria Manual. Possess well-developed oral and written technical communication skills. Experience in and knowledge of GIS . Experience performing topographic surveys (using GPS and Total Station equipment). Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Engineer B Job Description Engineer C Job Description Knowledge, Skills and Abilities For the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Engineer B Job Description Engineer C Job Description Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This vacancy will be filled at one of the following levels. The minimum qualifications are: ENGINEER B requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a field related to engineering, plus six (6) years experience in engineering, acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. ENGINEER C requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus eight (8) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. Please indicate for which level you meet the minimum qualifications: Engineer B Engineer C None of the above * In what state(s) are you currently registered as a Professional Engineer? Texas Texas and other states Other states (not Texas) None of the above * Please describe your experience and proficiency in using 1D and 2D hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software such as StormCAD, Infoworks, HEC-RAS, and HEC-HMS. (Open Ended Question) * Please explain your experience with design of storm drains and using engineering design software such as Civil-3D and AutoCAD. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your knowledge and experience using the City's Drainage Criteria Manual. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your skill level and experience with oral and written technical communications. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience and knowledge in using GIS. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience performing topographic surveys using GPS and Total Station equipment. (Open Ended Question) * This position will be required to perform site visits and creek walks. Will you be able to navigate various types of terrains in all types of weather conditions? Yes No * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 12, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Graduate Engineer B or Engineer A, B, C (Process Engineering - Water) Job Requisition Number COA080194 Position Number 106542 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Process Engineering Minimum Qualifications The position will be filled at one of the following levels depending upon minimum qualifications: Graduate Engineer B Bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline with at least two (2) years of engineering experience Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Engineer-In-Training Certification Engineer A Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Professional Engineer License Engineer B Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus six (6)years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Professional Engineer License at the time of hire Engineer C Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus eight (8) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Professional Engineer License at the time of hire Notes to Applicants Process Engineer Overview Process Engineers serve as a technical resource to the operations staff of Austin Water's water, wastewater, and biosolids managements plants. They spend much of their time in a plant setting, working closely with plant operations staff monitoring the process for regulatory compliance and evaluating chemical and electrical efficiency. They review performance data to identify process problems, opportunities for optimization, and work with plant staff to develop solutions. In diagnosing performance problems, Process Engineers may develop and perform studies, collect samples, run control tests, or coordinate analyses by the AW laboratories. Together with plant staff, they prepare regulatory reports and review them for accuracy. Process Engineers are called upon to make technical presentations to a variety of audiences as part of training for plant staff, plant tours for the public or representing the utility at commission and council meetings. Process Engineers are involved in design and construction projects, providing critical review to ensure that the projects will improve the function and operation of the facility. This position will be filled at one of the following levels depending upon candidate qualifications: Graduate Engineer B: $30.99 to $40.23 per hour Engineer A: $32.84 to $42.63 per hour Engineer B: $34.80 to $45.18 per hour Engineer C: $36.53 to $48.34 per hour Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information. When completing a City of Austin employment application: Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job titles and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered. A resume is required, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Please include contact information from previous employers. A cover letter is also required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position. If you are selected to interview: Candidates selected to interview will receive information and instructions for preparing a short presentation to be given at the time of the interview. If you are selected as a top candidate: Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) will be required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution and proof of your professional licenses or certifications. If you are identified as a top candidate and are in the military or a veteran, you will need to provide a copy of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. A valid Texas Driver License is preferred. Effective October 1, 2014, all Austin Water worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any AW worksite - including construction sites, parking lots, garages or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range Commensurate, please see "Notes to Applicants" section Hours 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with some flexibility, or other hours as required This position requires travel to various plant locations throughout the City during the day and may also have an office at a Plant Job Close Date 07/18/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Handcox Water Treatment Plant, Austin, TX 78726 Preferred Qualifications Bachelor of Science or higher in Civil, Environmental, Chemical, or Water Resources Engineering Experience in water treatment processes Experience in design, construction, and/or operation of water treatment plants Experience with water regulatory compliance and reporting Experience with technical writing and presenting to a wide range of technical and non-technical stakeholders A valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License Duties, Functions and Responsibilities This job is posted at multiple levels. For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of each level, please click the appropriate job description below: Graduate Engineer B Job Description Engineer A Job Description Engineer B Job Description Engineer C Job Description Knowledge, Skills and Abilities This job is posted at multiple levels. For the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of each level, please click the appropriate job description below: Graduate Engineer B Job Description Engineer A Job Description Engineer B Job Description Engineer C Job Description Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires a bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline with at least two (2) years of engineering experience. Do you meet these minimum requirements? Yes No * How many years of engineering experience do you have? Less than two years 2 years to less than 4 Years 4 years to less than 6 years 6 years to less than 8 years 8 years or more * What is your professional engineering certification or license? State of Texas Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T) certification Other state Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T) certification State of Texas registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) license Other state registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) license No engineering certification or license * Do you have a Bachelor of Science or higher in Civil, Environmental, Chemical, or Water Resources Engineering? Yes No * Describe your experience, including number of years, with water treatment processes. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in design, construction, and/or operation of water treatment plants and equipment. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with water regulatory compliance and reporting. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with technical writing and presenting technical information to a wide range of stakeholders. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have a valid Texas Driver License or the ability to acquire one by hire date? Yes No * Were you referred to this opportunity by an Austin Water employee? If yes, please provide the employee's full name. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 12, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Recreation Program Supervisor (Givens Recreation Center) Job Requisition Number COA080475 Position Number 102662 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Community Recreation Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Recreation, Physical Education, Parks Administration, or related field, plus two (2) years of experience developing and implementing recreational programs and activities. Experience may substitute for education up to maximum of four (4) years Licenses or Certifications: Appropriate certifications as specified for the assignment. Texas Class "C" Driver's license if required for the assignment Notes to Applicants The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department ( PARD ) provides, protects and preserves a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. The purpose of this position is to provide a wide variety of programs for youth, teens and adults at the Givens Recreation Center, including: Responsible for the managing, coaching, evaluating, and counseling of assigned personnel. Act as Departmental Liaison for neighborhood associations and industry/user groups, including representing Department at community meetings. Assist with and monitor budgets and recommend capital expenditures. Identify needs for program and new program changes. Investigate and respond to complaints with other Managers, employees and the general public. Ensure compliance with City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department policies, procedures and with safety protocols. Develop and conduct special training programs. Coordinate schedules and activities between groups. Application Instructions: Detailed, complete Employment Application is required to help better evaluate the applicant's qualifications - minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Detailed, complete Employment Application (employment dates must include month and year) will be used to determine salary if the applicant is the top candidate that is selected for this position. Applicants must include on their Employment Application all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this job posting - up to 10 years or more. Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application - Statements such as "See Resume" will not be accepted. Employment history dates must include month and year. Resume will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application. Work/Location Schedule Notes: May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Physical Requirements Tasks may involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying, or using a force equal to lifting up to twenty (20) pounds. Must be physically and mentally able to communicate, respond and work with participant's needs and safety issues. 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other divisions/work locations within the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Decisions on assigned selection will be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department. Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process: An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview. Driver's License and Certifications : If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Posting Closure: The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to close posted positions prior to the advertised close date, based on recruitment strategies and business needs. Pay Range $22.83 - $28.69 per hour. Hours Work/Location Schedule Notes: Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 6:00pm. Shifts for this position may vary and evenings, weekends, holidays & special events outside the normal hours for programming needs may be required. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Job Close Date 07/26/2019 Type of Posting External Department Parks & Recreation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Givens Rec. Center, 3811 East 12th Street, Austin, TX 78721 Preferred Qualifications Preferred Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in Recreation Administration or related field. Preferred Experience: Five (5) years or more of experience coordinating programs specifically with Youth (5-12 yrs. of age), Teens (13-18 yrs. of age), Adults and Senior Adults in a professional recreational setting. Five (5) years or more of supervisory or lead capacity, including managing, coaching and training personnel. Two (2) years or more experience investigating and responding to complaints with other managers, employees and the general public. Two (2) years or more experience working with volunteers and/or volunteer groups. Two (2) years or more experience in managing fiscal planning and an operational budget for an assigned work area. Two (2) years or more experience in managing public relations for an employer, including acting as a liaison for the employer between different organizational units, communities and stakeholders. Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficiency in RecTrac or other recreation database management software program. Intermediate level or above in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Outlook. Preferred Certifications: Certified Parks and Recreation Professional ( CPRP ) Preferred Licenses or Location Information: Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Plans, develops, organizes, evaluates, manages, implements ,monitors and establishes operating procedures for recreational programs, activities and events. 2. Manages the day-to-day operations and usage facilities 3. Assists with and monitors the budget 4. Identifies needs for program changes or new programs 5. Represents the City and the Department with public groups. 6. Investigates and responds to complaints from managers and other employees. 7. Prepares memos, letters and other correspondence 8. Ensures compliance with policies and procedures. 9..Coordinates schedules and activities between groups. 10. Recommends capital expenditures. 11. Develops and conducts special training programs Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. May perform the duties of subordinates when necessary. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of recreation program activities and equipment. Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws. Knowledge of city policy, practice and procedures. Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles. Knowledge of fiscal planning and budget preparation. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in planning and organizing. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Ability to develop training programs. Ability to assist with budget preparation. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in Recreation, Physical Education, Parks Administration, or related field, plus two (2) years of experience developing and implementing recreational programs and activities. Experience may substitute for education up to maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * If identified as the top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * Do you possess a current Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification? Yes. No. * Which of the following best describes your proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically with Word, Excel, and Outlook? No experience Basic: create/edit simple documents, spreadsheets, & emails Intermediate: create/edit a variety of documents & spreadsheets; reformat document features such as color, font style and size of text, change page size/width, & filter/sort data fields Advanced: create/edit complex documents & spreadsheets; integrate features such as tables, charts, mathematic formulas, hyperlinks, graphics; data/mail merge, import data from one document to another * Describe your experience successfully leading and/or supervising employees including creating and providing employee development opportunities, delivering performance reviews, and managing and delivering organizational changes. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 12, 2019
Part Time
Posting Title Temporary / Quality Improvement Specialist Job Requisition Number COA080474 Position Number T57506 Job Type Part-Time Division Name Austin Resource Recovery Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: • Graduation from accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in a field related to the job, plus two (2) years of related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Licenses and Certifications Required: • None. Notes to Applicants Purpose: • Under general supervision, coordinates the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of quality improvement & assurance activities and information. Austin Resource Recovery (a department within the City of Austin) is looking to hire a candidate to assist with various Residential Quality Services ( RQS ) initiatives. In particular, the Quality Assurance Division of Austin Resource Recovery is looking for an employee with strong data collection and auditing skills to complete multiple projects. Specific work tasks include assisting with conducting various internal audits, collecting and analyzing data, and assisting with developing reports based off of performed analysis that include recommendations for management. Other duties may be assigned as required. The successful candidate will be dependable and have excellent communication and problem solving skills. Familiarity of Municipal Solid Waste systems is a plus. This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual may be required to drive own personal vehicle or City vehicle. A competency assessment may be required to verify your skill set. This posting may be used to fill other similar positions within Austin Resource Recovery outside of the division listed above. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Your application should reflect your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Go to the Driver Safety Program for more information: Click Here To View Driver Safety Program Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meet the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview. NOTE : All Austin Resource Recovery locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any ARR worksite - including parking lot or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $25.00/hour Hours This is a Part-Time position. Work hours will be up to 20 hours per week between 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Employees will be required to work occasional early mornings, after hours or weekends due to business needs. Job Close Date 07/26/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Resource Recovery Regular/Temporary Temporary (No benefits) Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 1520 Rutherford Lane, Bldg. 1, Austin, Texas 78754 Preferred Qualifications Experience conducting field and contamination audits. Experience researching local, state, and federal regulations and standards. Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following: 1. Collects, analyzes, and oversees data entry on relevant quality performance indicators or measures. 2. Maintains a database in order to perform trend analysis and provides statistical reporting of trends, other quality reviews, and associated activities. 3. Monitors and evaluates appropriateness of facility quality management plans and practices. 4. Designs, schedules and conducts quality reviews as appropriate to the facility or service; performs or coordinates chart and/or other medical record reviews and records and/or abstracts specific relevant data as appropriate. 5. Coordinates the development or various reports regarding performance of quality indicators or measures. 6. Participates in the planning, development, coordination, and presentation of specific training and educational programs as appropriate to the quality management needs of the facility or service. 7. Collaborates and consults with other associated facilities regarding current quality management issues and activities. 8. Provides quality and compliance assessments of third parties and recommends solutions. 9. Reviews, analyzes and ensures compliance with all related local, state, and federal laws and guidelines. 10. Prepares work papers, summaries, and reports. 11. Provides guidance and recommendations to management in the development and completion of the performance based budget measures. Responsibilities - Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. • Knowledge of financial and economic analysi. • Knowledge of applicable City of Austin, state, and federal statutes, ordinances, and codes. • Knowledge of research methodologies, cost/benefit analysis, statistics, and financial models. • Knowledge of accounting practices and procedures. • Knowledge of quality review practices and procedures. • Knowledge of performance based measurements and competitive analysis. • Knowledge of municipal finance and accounting. • Skilled in communication both verbal and written. • Skilled in team dynamics. • Skilled in negotiation of projects and programs. • Skilled in engaging stakeholders and facilitating accurate requirements to capture and manage stakeholder's expectations. • Ability to assess current operations on an ongoing basis and implement required changes. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications of the Quality Improvement Specialist include: Graduation from accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in a field related to the job, plus two (2) years of related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications of this position? Yes No * Please provide a brief description of how you meet the minimum qualifications listed for this position - to include, meeting the educational requirements, years of related experience and substitutions. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe any experience conducting field and contamination audits. Please indicate in your response which position on your application you gained this experience from. If you do not have this experience, please put N/A. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe any experience researching local, state, and federal regulations and standards. Please indicate in your response which position on your application you gained this experience from. If you do not have this experience, please put N/A. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * This is a part-time position and the schedule may change based on business needs. Are you able to meet the scheduling needs of the position? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 12, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Airport Agent (Reserved for City of Austin Aviation Security Group Only) Job Requisition Number COA080481 Position Number 111355 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Aviation-Security & Operations Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with an associate degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business or Public Administration, Aviation Management, or in a field related to the job. OR Two (2) years of experience in the U.S. Military Services, airport operations, or in another field related to the job. Any combination of education and work experience may substitute for the above minimum qualifications. Valid Texas Class C Driver License. Must be able to pass a criminal background check, and obtain and maintain federally-mandated security clearances required to work at an airport. Notes to Applicants This position is reserved for City of Austin Aviation Security Group only. The Airport Agent position will be responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for the traveling public, Austin Bergstrom International Airport, City of Austin employees, and the neighboring community by recognizing and responding to violations of local, state, and federal laws and ordinances. ASSESSMENT : A computerized skills assessment will be required for this position. DRIVER'S LICENSE : This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual will be required to drive a City vehicle. Position will also be required to drive on the AOA . Successful candidate must be in possession of a Texas driver's license as authorized by the Texas Transportation Code. A driving record verification will be conducted. Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: age 18 or older, current applicable driver's license, proof of insurability and no more than six (6) points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) based on Department of Public Safety ( DPS ) Driver Record Report. This position falls under the COA safe driver program requirements. Go to the Driver Safety Program for more information: http://cityspace.ci.austin.tx.us/departments/hrm/risk/downloads/rmm_vol4_ds APPLICATION INFORMATION : A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. VETERAN : Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. GOOD STANDING - DEPARTMENT / DIVISION POSTINGS : Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified. ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL : This position is categorized as an Essential Personnel. Essential personnel are required to come to work during emergencies or bad weather at the airport if they are scheduled to work and in some cases when they are not scheduled. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : Top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal background check and security threat assessment. LANGUAGE : Must have the ability to read, write, and fluently speak in English. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : Periodic/continuous walking up to 10 hours at a time, on hard surfaces/sidewalks. Periodic/continuous standing up to 10 hours at a time on hard surfaces road/sidewalks/flooring. Ability to communicate verbally, using face-to-face contact, telephones, and radios. Occasional kneeling and/or squatting. Frequent twisting upper body side to side. Frequently use both arms to motion/direct moving traffic. Frequently extending one arm forward and/or sideways and hold extended for up to 5 minutes. Frequently grasping with fingers and hold on to items. Occasionally lifting items weighing up to 20 lbs. Stay indoors for up to 10 hrs or more per day, under severe weather conditions including extreme cold, heat, wind, dust, car fumes, etc. Utilize eyes for long periods of time while operating computer keyboard, computers, copy machines, and other office equipment. Ability to react quickly, physically and mentally, in response to events and/or emergencies. Must possess the physical and mental capacity to safely operate motor vehicle during day time and/or night time. SHIFT INCENTIVE : Shift work (to include shift differential incentive with evening/night shifts/weekends). OVERTIME : Overtime may be required with or without notice. Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days. Pay Range $18.95 - $23.63 Hours Various/Rotating Shifts, Weekends, Holidays. Job Close Date 07/19/2019 Type of Posting Division Only Department Aviation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location Austin Bergstrom International Airport Preferred Qualifications Physical security experience (involving securing persons/objects/structures). Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Inspects facilities and ensures safe operating conditions. Investigates problem areas and make recommendations for corrective action. Responds to emergencies, makes decisions and coordinates emergency activities, and implements emergency plans. Researches information as requested/needed. Writes technical reports. Works with federal agencies, and airport tenants as required, ensuring the safety, security, and efficiency of airport operations. Answers emergency and non-emergency phone calls, determines nature of request, and takes messages when necessary. Initiates, enters, and updates the system. Provides customer service to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and City of Austin employees, other governmental agencies, and tenants by performing duties such as providing information using communication devices. Records data to appropriate forms/logs. Searches for data on multi-application computer systems. Operates/monitors multi-channel radio, audio/video, multi-agency, and multi-jurisdictional paging systems. Coordinates the opening and closing of the airport (or portions of it) based upon airport conditions, safety factors, and emergencies. Coordinates investigations with other entities and Department of Aviation. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership when deemed necessary. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of airport operations. Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws. Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of safety practices and procedures. Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles. Skill in oral and written communications. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related security software. Skill in planning and organizing. Ability to quickly recognize and analyze irregular events. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priority. Ability to stay informed of airport operational, safety, and security issues. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public Ability to train others. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the division, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position are: • Graduate with two (2) years college education in Business or Public Administration, Aviation Management or related field. OR •Two (2) years of experience in the U.S. Military Services, airport operations, or other airport related field. •Any combination of education and work experience may substitute for the above minimum qualifications. •Valid Texas Class C Drivers License. •Must be able to pass a criminal background check and obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances required to work at an airport. Do you meet these qualifications? Yes No * Do you have a valid Texas Driver's license or the abiity to acquire by date of hire? Yes No * Do you have experience in Physical Security (involving securing persons/objects/structures) ? Yes No * Please describe your physical security experience (involving securing persons/objectives/structures). (Open Ended Question) * Are you currently an employee of the City of Austin Aviation Department - Security Division? Yes No * The Transportation Security Administration (TSA-division of the USA Dept. of Homeland Security) requires all employees of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to pass a minimum 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment. Do you agree to a minimum 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 12, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Accounting Associate II Job Requisition Number COA080480 Position Number 108192 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Program Support Other Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and one year of related experience. Any combination of related experience and/or education may be substituted. Licenses or Certifications: None Notes to Applicants This position is responsible for processing, researching and analyzing accounting data and transactions, prepares entry-level financial reports, inventory management, and provide customer service under the Citywide IT Purchasing Support Program. Please make note of the following information: To be considered, all relevant employment information must be included in your on-line application. A resume is required. However, your resume will not substitute for your on-line employment application. Statements such as "see resume" are not accepted. Specific experience for each employer must be described. Do not leave questions blank. Use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Ensure your on-line application and resume mirror each other and do not have conflicting dates or information. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application, not your resume or cover letter. Candidates may be subject to a skills assessment. The candidate selected for this position may be required to provide proof of education, if applicable. Pay Range $18.95 - $23.63 Hours Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Days and hours may vary depending on business needs. Job Close Date 07/22/2019 Type of Posting External Department Communication & Tech Mgmt Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 1124 South IH 35, Suite 300 Preferred Qualifications Prior experience working in accounts payable. Prior experience working with AIMS or similar financial system. Prior experience supporting IT or Wireless organizations. Ability to communicate accurately and effectively in both verbal and written communication, with awareness of audience and attention to detail (no typos, correct grammar, consistency with dates, etc.). Demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Outlook for communication, analyzing financial data and other similar tasks. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Prepares and reviews payments, cash receipts, billing or other accounting transactions by verifying documentation and accurately completing transactions. Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information. Performs non-routine duties associated with the reconciliation, balancing or processing of vouchers, ledgers, journals, reports and statements. Researches and resolves complex and difficult billing, invoicing, financial inquiries, accounting and budget information. Reconciles accounts, identifies and prepares corrections by collecting and analyzing account information and analyzing accounting options. Processes travel documentation and monitors credit card activity and ensures that transactions and supplemental documentation is in compliance with policies, procedures and internal controls. Prepares standard and non-standard financial reports, financial analysis, data analysis and graphical data. Prepares financial statements and/or special financial reports including balance sheets, income statements, and other reports. Research and reconciles accounting transactions, fixes discrepancies. Maintains information and reviews financial transactions by creating and/or monitoring electronic files and/or accounting documents. Prepares audit work papers for annual or special audit by accumulating data accurately for assigned area(s) in a timely and accurate manner. Assists in the development of guidelines, procedures and templates for financial review and reporting. Maintains accounting controls and financial security by following policies and procedures and internal controls. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ( GAAP ) Knowledge of financial reporting concepts and preferred business practices. Skill in analyzing and interpreting financial records. Skill in processing large volumes of numerical data Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions Skill in effective verbal and written communication. Skill in operating a personal computer and related equipment. Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations. Skill in classifying fiscal data and compiling reports. Skill in developing complex spreadsheets. Ability to plan and organize tasks to complete projects. Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize duties Ability to resolve problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgment. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position are: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in a field related to Finance, Accounting, or Economics. Up to four (4) years of related experience may be substituted for education. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Indicate the number of years you have worked in accounts payable for a government entity: 0 to 1 year 1 to 3 years 3 to 7 years Over 7 years * Indicate the number of years you have provided support for IT/Wireless organizations: 0 to 1 year 1 to 3 years 3 to 7 years Over 7 years * Rate your level of experience with Microsoft Excel: None Use and understand basic spreadsheet functions (SUM, ROUND, COUNT, MIN, MAX, etc.) Understand and use intermediate spreadsheet features and functions (VLOOKUP, IF, data tables, etc.) Understand and use advanced spreadsheet features and functions (pivot tables, scenario analysis, etc.) * Describe your ability to communicate accurately and effectively in both verbal and written communication, with awareness of audience and attention to detail (no typos, correct grammar, consistency with dates, etc.). (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes your proficiency with AIMS? Basic: Enter, editing purchasing and payment documents Intermediate: Entering, editing purchasing and payment documents, reviewing and monitoring contracts Advanced: Entering, editing, purchasing and payment documents, reviewing and monitoring contracts and researching budget expenditures I do not have experience with AIMS * Please describe demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Outlook for communication, analyzing financial data and other similar tasks. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 12, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Financial Analyst IV Job Requisition Number COA080479 Position Number 110454 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Human Resources Administration Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to Finance, Accounting, or Economics plus five (5) years' experience in a related field. A Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or Public Administration or other relevant field may be substituted for 2 years' experience. A five (5) year accounting (MAcy) degree or CPA designation may be substituted for 1 years' experience. Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants This position will provide financial reporting with respect to Benefit Programs, including budget analysis, ad hoc reporting, historical reporting, trend forecasting, and fund summaries. This position will prepare and monitor the budget for the Employee Benefits Fund ($200M) and the Workers Compensation Fund, reviewing expenditures and producing financial and budgetary information for the funds to ensure appropriate allocation. The position will also work with actuaries regarding claims projections and rate increases and assist in the development and recommendation of plan design changes. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. When completing the City of Austin employment application: • A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. You must provide job title and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered and contact information for previous employers. • A résumé is required, but will not substitute for a completed employment application. • A cover letter is also required. In the cover letter, candidates should describe in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position. • Responses to the supplemental questions are used for initial screening only. • Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. Assessment • Skills assessment tests may be administered to candidates selected for interview. Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours may vary due to operational needs. Some nights and weekends may be required. Job Close Date 08/12/2019 Type of Posting External Department Human Resources Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 505 Barton Springs Road, Suite 600 , Austin Texas 78704 Preferred Qualifications Degree in Finance or Accounting Certified Public Accountant Experience with City of Austin Financial Systems (eCombs, AIMS ) Knowledge of the Employee Benefits Fund and Worker's Compensation Fund Ability to travel to more than one work location Texas Class C Driver's License Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Develops and prepares reports, analyses, and models used in revenue and economic forecasts and budgets. Develops and completes cost of service rate and structure recommendations, rate studies, and methodology analysis to comply with State regulatory requirements using multiple variables. Primarily responsible for developing the operating or CIP budget for the department. Performs budget analysis by implementing the organization's budget process system, providing guidance and recommendations to management in the development and completion of their budgets; finalizing the organizations budget; and monitoring the budget by preparing or reviewing current year estimates and budget variance reports, reporting on budget variances; reviewing budget forecasts; and reviewing current and historical budget information and data. Prepares complex financial analysis, periodic and ad-hoc reports by researching, financial benchmark reporting, compiling, monitoring, and summarizing current and historical financial information and data, reporting on variances and trends, and compiling financial information from various financial systems. Develops and prepares reports, analyses, and models to analyze debt issuances, bond issuance timing, Official Statement updates, calculate debt service requirements, equity financing ratios, cash reserve requirements, revenue bond debt refunding, rating agency presentations and other debt related requirements. Performs debt administration, impact analysis and monitors debt service schedules. Provides financial support and monitors CIP projects. Processes and tracks task orders and other project requirements in eCAPRIS and other financial systems. Develop and maintain complex databases to conduct comprehensive financial and technical analysis, and develop models and reports in Business Intelligence system to support and monitor performance and financial benchmarks. Develop complex reports and documentation in compliance with local, State and Federal regulatory requirements. Conduct cost analysis, financial and performance benchmarking with other entities and assist in development of expert testimony. Assists departments and other customers by providing procedural and financial information and guidance with financial systems. Researches and provides information requested by City Council, City management, boards and commissions, vendors, the public, regulatory agencies and other City offices. Monitors state and federal regulatory processes and provides guidance to the department regarding the financial impact of new and/or proposed legislation, regulations and standards. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May be responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of the processes and theories used for public budgetary and financial policies. Knowledge of accounting practices and concepts. Knowledge of utility ratemaking and cost of service study methodology. Knowledge of debt instruments, cash management and utility financing methods. Knowledge of forecasting models; econometric studies, analysis and forecasting; and estimating methods and techniques. Knowledge of cost benefit analysis, feasibility studies and net present value analysis methods. Knowledge of enterprise budgeting, financial planning or accounting. Knowledge of research methods, survey techniques, statistical concepts and report writing. Ability to complete detailed financial and economic analyses. Ability to lead and/or facilitate meetings and workshops. Ability to work independently. Skill in generating and analyzing financial and statistical reports. Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in performing quantitative analysis. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field related to Finance, Accounting, or Economics plus five (5) years' experience in a related field. A Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or Public Administration or other relevant field may be substituted for 2 years' experience. A five (5) year accounting (MAcy) degree or CPA designation may be substituted for 1 years' experience. Do you meet these requirements? Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience, proficiency, and the number of years you have worked with the City of Austin's eCAPRIS or eCOMBS systems. If you do not have experience with these systems, describe your experience using other financial/budget management software. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your exposure, if any, to the healthcare industry. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your budgeting, financial analysis and financial reporting experience.. (Open Ended Question) * What is the approximate dollar amount of the largest budget you have overseen? Please identify the organization/employer associated with this budget. (Open Ended Question) * Are you a Certified Public Accountant? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 12, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Recreation Program Coordinator (Pickfair Community Center) Job Requisition Number COA080478 Position Number 102678 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Community Recreation Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Recreation or related field plus one (1) year of experience related to the development and implementation of the assigned programs. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years Licenses or Certifications: Appropriate certifications as specified for the assignment. Texas Class "C" Driver's license if required for the assignment. Notes to Applicants The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department ( PARD ) provides, protects and preserves a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. The purpose of this position is to provide a wide variety of programs for youth and teens, adults and 50+ seniors at our Community Recreation Centers. Out of School Time ( OST ) programs include After School, Summer Camp and Youth Sports; Teen programs, adaptive recreation and 50+/senior programs are offered at select centers; and Athletics and fitness, enrichment classes and seasonal events are offered year-round. Other relevant duties include: Recruit, train and instruct temporary staff and volunteers. Create, develop, implement and evaluate programs and special events. Create, develop, implement and evaluate contract instructor programming Transport participants to various locations throughout the City of Austin Work on projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor. Application Instructions: Detailed, complete Employment Application is required to help better evaluate the applicant's qualifications - minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Detailed, complete Employment Application (employment dates must include month and year) will be used to determine salary if the applicant is the top candidate that is selected for this position. Applicants must include on their Employment Application all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this job posting - up to 10 years or more. Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application - Statements such as "See Resume" will not be accepted. Employment history dates must include month and year. Resume will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application. Work/Location Schedule Notes: May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Physical Requirements Tasks may involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying, or using a force equal to lifting up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be physically and mentally able to communicate, respond and work with participant's needs and safety issues. 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other divisions/work locations within the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Decisions on assigned selection will be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department. Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process: An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview. Driver's License and Certifications : If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Posting Closure: The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to close posted positions prior to the advertised close date, based on recruitment strategies and business needs. Pay Range $20.47 - $26.04 per hour. Hours Work/Location Schedule Notes: Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 6 PM. May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Job Close Date 07/26/2019 Type of Posting External Department Parks & Recreation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location Pickfair Center, 10904 Pickfair Dr., Austin, TX 78750 Preferred Qualifications Preferred Education/Certifications: Certified Parks and Recreation Professional. Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in Recreation, Administration or related Field. Preferred Experience: Three (3) years or more experience in recreation programming for Youth (5 - 12 yrs. of age), Teens (13 - 18 yrs. of age), Adults and Senior Adults in a professional recreational setting. Three (3) years or more experience in recruiting, training and general supervision of temporary employees, contract workers, instructors and/or volunteer/volunteer groups. One (1) year or more of experience investigating and responding to complaints with other Supervisors/Managers, employees and the general public. One (1) year or more of experience in managing fiscal planning and an operational budget for an assigned work area. One (1) year or more of experience working with external organizations and community. One (1) year or more experience in planning, developing and implementing recreation educational curriculum and/or special events. Preferred Skills: Proficiency in RecTrac or other recreation/database management software program. Intermediate level or above in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Outlook. Intermediate experience creating, editing and producing promotional/marketing materials such as flyer's and brochures. Other: Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Organizes employees, contractors and/or volunteers.Promotes interest in recreational activities; represents the City and the Department with public groups.Plans, develops, coordinates and schedules programs, activities, events and staffing.Modifies classes and workshops to accommodate individuals with a variety of disabilities.Manages and directs the daily operations of recreational facilities, activities and/or special events.Coordinates citywide events.Coordinates the design and creation of necessary materials to market and promote programs.Recommends the purchase of new equipment and coordinates purchase orders.Assists with and monitors the budget.Coordinates cross-functional work groups.Researches trends and implements best practices with respect to recreational programs and activities. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. May fill in for supervisor or Program Specialist in his or her absence Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of principles and methods for development design and coordination of recreational programs, activities and events. Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws. Knowledge of City practice, policy and procedures. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in planning and organizing. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priority. Ability to design, creates market and promotes programs. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Recreation or related field plus one (1) year of experience related to the development and implementation of the assigned programs. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes. No. * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)? Yes No * Do you possess a current Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification? Yes. No. * Do you have experience working specifically with Youth (5-12 yrs. of age), Teens (13-18 yrs. of age) and with Senior Adults in a professional recreational setting? If yes, how many years and give examples of the type of recreational programming and ages of the participants; and indicate as in which position(s) on your Application (Employment Record) you gained this experience. If none, please enter "N/A". (Open Ended Question) * Do you have three (3) years or more experience in recruiting, training, and general supervision of temporary employees, contract workers, instructors and/or volunteers/volunteer groups? Yes. No. * Please describe your experience working with volunteers and community groups. (Open Ended Question) * Please briefly describe your proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically with Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Outlook? Please include number of years with each. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with creating, editing and producing promotional and marketing materials such as flyer's and brochures. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience in managing fiscal planning and operational budgets for assigned work areas. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 12, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Recreation Program Supervisor - Metz Recreation Center (PARD Employees Only) Job Requisition Number COA080477 Position Number 102569 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Community Recreation Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Recreation, Physical Education, Parks Administration, or related field, plus two (2) years of experience developing and implementing recreational programs and activities. Experience may substitute for education up to maximum of four (4) years Licenses or Certifications: Appropriate certifications as specified for the assignment. Texas Class "C" Driver's license if required for the assignment Notes to Applicants The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department ( PARD ) provides, protects and preserves a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. The purpose of this position is to provide a wide variety of programs for youth, teens and adults at the Metz Recreation Center. The Recreation Program Supervisor duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Responsible for the managing, coaching, evaluating, and counseling of assigned personnel. Acting as Departmental Liaison for neighborhood associations and industry/user groups, including representing Department at community meetings. Assists with and monitors budgets and recommends capital expenditures. Identifies needs for program and new program changes. Investigates and responds to complaints with other Managers, employees and the general public. Ensures compliance with City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department policies, procedures and with safety protocols. Develops and conducts special training programs. Coordinates schedules and activities between groups. Application Instructions: Detailed, complete Employment Record is required to help better evaluate the applicant's qualifications - minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Detailed, complete Employment Record (employment dates must include month and year) will be used to determine salary if the applicant is the top candidate that is selected for this position. Applicants must include on their Employment Record all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this job posting - up to 10 years or more. Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application - Statements such as "See Resume" will not be accepted. Employment Record dates must include month and year. Resume will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application. 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other divisions/work locations within the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Decisions on assigned selection will be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department. Posting Guidelines: PARD reserves the right to close posted positions prior to the advertised close date, based on recruitment strategies and business needs. Physical Requirements: Tasks may involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying or using a force equal to lifting up to twenty (20) pounds. Must be physically and mentally able to communicate, respond and work with participant's needs and safety issues. Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process: An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview. Work/Location Schedule Notes: May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Drivers License and Certifications: If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Multiple Work Sites: This position will require traveling to multiple sites throughout the work day. Pay Range $22.83 - $28.69 per hour Hours Monday - Friday; 9:00AM - 6:00PM Work/Location Schedule Notes: May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Job Close Date 07/26/2019 Type of Posting Departmental Only Department Parks & Recreation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Metz Rec. Center: 2407 Canterbury St., Austin, TX 78702 Preferred Qualifications Preferred Education: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Recreation Administration or related field. Preferred Certification: Certified Parks and Recreation Professional ( CPRP ). Preferred Experience: Five (5) years' minimum experience coordinating programs; specifically with Youth (5-12 yrs. of age), Teens (13-18 yrs. of age), Adults and Senior Adults in a professional recreational setting. Five (5) years minimum in a supervisory or lead capacity, including managing, coaching and training personnel. Two (2) years minimum investigating and responding to complaints with other Managers, employees and the general public. Two (2) years minimum experience working with volunteers and/or volunteer groups. Two (2) years minimum experience in managing fiscal planning and an operational budget for an assigned work area. Two (2) years minimum experience in managing public relations for an employer, including acting as a liaison for the employer between different organizational units, communities and stakeholders. Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficiency in RecTrac or other recreation database management software program. Intermediate level or above in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Outlook. Other: Ability to travel to multiple work sites throughout the work day. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Plans, develops, organizes, evaluates, manages, implements ,monitors and establishes operating procedures for recreational programs, activities and events. 2. Manages the day-to-day operations and usage facilities 3. Assists with and monitors the budget 4. Identifies needs for program changes or new programs 5. Represents the City and the Department with public groups. 6. Investigates and responds to complaints from managers and other employees. 7. Prepares memos, letters and other correspondence 8. Ensures compliance with policies and procedures. 9..Coordinates schedules and activities between groups. 10. Recommends capital expenditures. 11. Develops and conducts special training programs Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. May perform the duties of subordinates when necessary. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of recreation program activities and equipment. Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws. Knowledge of city policy, practice and procedures. Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles. Knowledge of fiscal planning and budget preparation. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in planning and organizing. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Ability to develop training programs. Ability to assist with budget preparation. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Recreation, Physical Education, Parks Administration, or related field, plus two (2) years of experience developing and implementing recreational programs and activities.Experience may substitute for education up to maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet these requirements? Yes No * Do you possess a current Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification? Yes. No. * Describe your experience successfully leading and/or supervising employees including creating and providing employee development opportunities, delivering performance reviews, and managing and delivering organizational changes. (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes your proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically with Word, Excel, and Outlook? No experience Basic: create/edit simple documents, spreadsheets, & emails Intermediate: create/edit a variety of documents & spreadsheets; reformat document features such as color, font style and size of text, change page size/width, & filter/sort data fields Advanced: create/edit complex documents & spreadsheets; integrate features such as tables, charts, mathematic formulas, hyperlinks, graphics; data/mail merge, import data from one document to another * Do you have a Texas Class C Drivers license or the ability to acquire by date of hire? Yes No * This position requires travel to multiple City of Austin sites throughout the work day. Can you meet this requirement? Yes No * If identified as the top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No * Are you a current (full, part-time or temp) Parks and Recreation employee? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 12, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Public Health Program Specialist II Job Requisition Number COA080476 Position Number 108839 Job Type Full-Time Division Name APH CD - Outreach Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus one (1) year of experience in public health outreach/ investigation or related field. Related experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: Valid Texas Class C Driver's License at the time of hire and during employment, as required by position Notes to Applicants If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. When completing the City of Austin employment application : A detailed, complete COA employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A cover letter is required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position. A résumé is also required, but will not substitute for a complete COA employment application. When completing the City of Austin employment application, Work experience listed must include month, year and a verifiable Supervisor or Human Resources phone number. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meet the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview. If you are selected to interview: Candidates may be required to complete a skills assessment Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference This position will require a pre-employment Criminal Background Investigation ( CBI ). If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, which may include High School graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, will be required. All Austin Public Health worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any APH worksite - including parking lots, garages or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Please note that the Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days. Pay Range $18.95 - $23.63 Hours Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Occasional weekends and evenings. Job Close Date 07/29/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Public Health Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Grant Funded Category Professional Location 15 Waller St. Austin Tx 78702 Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of general public health programs, specifically related those related to communicable diseases. Skills in prioritizing tasks. Skills in oral and written communications, especially interviewing techniques. Skills in recording data from interviews and investigations accurately. Willing to be phlebotomy trained. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Counsel individuals on prevention of communicable diseases e.g. HIV , STIs, TB, etc. Conduct fact-finding or informational interviews. Refer citizens to appropriate agency or program. Answer citizen questions and provide assistance. Conduct public health investigations as required by position and/or program. Counsel physicians, laboratories, clinics, etc. about disease reporting requirements Research information as requested or needed. Compile data/information and prepare reports Perform program-specific outreach activities such as TB, HIV , STI education, testing and counseling. Perform phlebotomy and specimen collection Coordinate activities with other agencies/personnel as needed. Assist in training less experienced personnel. Provide public health follow up and linkage to care activities as required by position. Some positions may require employee to meet patients at home, work or elsewhere to perform testing or conducting interviews, as needed. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of general public health programs, specifically those related to communicable disease. Knowledge of laws and regulations concerning communicable diseases prevention and control. Knowledge of laws and regulations concerning communicable disease control. Skill in prioritizing tasks and time management. Skill in oral and written communications, especially interviewing techniques. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with City employees and the public. Skill in recording data from interviews and investigations accurately. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires a bachelor's degree plus one (1) year of experience in investigating sources and/or experience working with communicable diseases. One additional year of relevant work experience may substitute for one (1) year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four years. Do you meet these qualifications? Yes No * If selected as Top Candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No * Due to working in high risk areas, applicants applying for this position must comply with the departments immunization policy as a condition of employment. Can you meet this requirement? Yes, I will comply to the vaccinations required by the APH department No, I cannot meet this requirement * This position requires travelling to various sites around the City of Austin. Can you provide an insured vehicle and a valid Texas driver's license to travel on City of Austin business by the start of your employment? Yes No * Describe your experience working in the field of HIV/STD? (Open Ended Question) * If you don't have applicable HIV/STD experience, please describe your public health experience. (Open Ended Question) * Are you willing to be certified in phlebotomy and to draw blood for HIV/STI testing? If already certified, please indicate how long you've been certified. (Open Ended Question) * In the prior twelve months have you been employed by, owned any interest in, or been an officer or board member, for any business entity, including a non-profit organization, that is transacting any business with the City of Austin, including a recipient of any contracts, grants, or any funds of any kind from the City of Austin? Yes No Don't know * If you answered yes to the previous question, please explain below. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 12, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Financial Analyst IV Job Requisition Number COA080472 Position Number 104088 Job Type Full-Time Division Name APH Budget & Analysis Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to Finance, Accounting, or Economics plus five (5) years' experience in a related field. A Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or Public Administration or other relevant field may be substituted for 2 years' experience. A five (5) year accounting (MAcy) degree or CPA designation may be substituted for 1 years' experience. Licenses or Certifications: None Notes to Applicants The purpose of this position is to provide key financial analysis and budget management. The position requires the ability to provide accurate and dependable financial management and deliverables; work collaboratively and cooperatively with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders; routinely address sudden changes in priorities and objectives; and work independently with minimal supervision. When completing the City of Austin employment application: A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your City of Austin employment application. Be sure to provide job title, employment dates, job responsibilities, and contact numbers for all past positions you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A cover letter and résumé is required. Resume's will not substitute for a complete City of Austin employment application. Work experience listed must include month, year and a verifiable Supervisor or Human Resources phone number. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you are selected to interview: Candidates may be required to complete a skills assessment. This position will require a pre-employment Criminal Background Investigation ( CBI ). If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, which may include High School graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, will be required. Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meet the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview. All Austin Public Health worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any Austin Public Health worksite - including parking lots, garages or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Please note that the Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days. Pay Range $32.84 - $42.63 Hours Standard office hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm An alternative work schedule may be approved. Job Close Date 07/22/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Public Health Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Betty Dunkerley Campus - 7201 Levander Loop Preferred Qualifications Experience in Government Budgeting Experience in Government Accounting Expert-level skills in Microsoft Office, specifically MS Excel Experience with City of Austin financial systems, including AIMS , eCOMBS, and Microstrategy, or similar complex and interrelated governmental accounting systems Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Develops and prepares reports, analyses, and models used in revenue and economic forecasts and budgets. Develops and completes cost of service rate and structure recommendations, rate studies, and methodology analysis to comply with State regulatory requirements using multiple variables. Primarily responsible for developing the operating or CIP budget for the department. Performs budget analysis by implementing the organization's budget process system, providing guidance and recommendations to management in the development and completion of their budgets; finalizing the organizations budget; and monitoring the budget by preparing or reviewing current year estimates and budget variance reports, reporting on budget variances; reviewing budget forecasts; and reviewing current and historical budget information and data. Prepares complex financial analysis, periodic and ad-hoc reports by researching, financial benchmark reporting, compiling, monitoring, and summarizing current and historical financial information and data, reporting on variances and trends, and compiling financial information from various financial systems. Develops and prepares reports, analyses, and models to analyze debt issuances, bond issuance timing, Official Statement updates, calculate debt service requirements, equity financing ratios, cash reserve requirements, revenue bond debt refunding, rating agency presentations and other debt related requirements. Performs debt administration, impact analysis and monitors debt service schedules. Provides financial support and monitors CIP projects. Processes and tracks task orders and other project requirements in eCAPRIS and other financial systems. Develop and maintain complex databases to conduct comprehensive financial and technical analysis, and develop models and reports in Business Intelligence system to support and monitor performance and financial benchmarks. Develop complex reports and documentation in compliance with local, State and Federal regulatory requirements. Conduct cost analysis, financial and performance benchmarking with other entities and assist in development of expert testimony. Assists departments and other customers by providing procedural and financial information and guidance with financial systems. Researches and provides information requested by City Council, City management, boards and commissions, vendors, the public, regulatory agencies and other City offices. Monitors state and federal regulatory processes and provides guidance to the department regarding the financial impact of new and/or proposed legislation, regulations and standards. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May be responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of the processes and theories used for public budgetary and financial policies. Knowledge of accounting practices and concepts. Knowledge of utility ratemaking and cost of service study methodology. Knowledge of debt instruments, cash management and utility financing methods. Knowledge of forecasting models; econometric studies, analysis and forecasting; and estimating methods and techniques. Knowledge of cost benefit analysis, feasibility studies and net present value analysis methods. Knowledge of enterprise budgeting, financial planning or accounting. Knowledge of research methods, survey techniques, statistical concepts and report writing. Ability to complete detailed financial and economic analyses. Ability to lead and/or facilitate meetings and workshops. Ability to work independently. Skill in generating and analyzing financial and statistical reports. Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in performing quantitative analysis. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field related to Finance, Accounting, or Economics plus four (4) years' experience in a related field. A Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or Public Administration or other relevant field may be substituted for 2 years' experience. A five (5) year accounting (MAcy) degree or CPA designation may be substituted for 1 years' experience. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Describe your experience analyzing information gathered from multiple sources. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience using AIMS or similar financial system? Yes No * Describe in detail, your experience using Excel for complex analysis and reporting. Please include in your answer the number of years and/or months of experience, specific position(s) listed on your application in which you performed these duties, the role in which you served. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your government budgeting experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience working with Federal grants and grant reporting. (Open Ended Question) * In the prior twelve months have you been employed by, owned any interest in, or been an officer or board member, for any business entity, including a non-profit organization, that is transacting any business with the City of Austin, including a recipient of any contracts, grants, or any funds of any kind from the City of Austin? Yes No Don't know Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Temporary - Administrative Specialist Job Requisition Number COA080471 Position Number T67006 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Watershed Protection Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in Business or Public Administration or related field, plus four (4) years experience in a professional/administrative capacity. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years. Notes to Applicants This temporary position will provide administrative to the Planning Division Manager and assist the Environmental Officer with organizing historic records, including records for closed or abandoned landfills. Administrative support duties include maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings, recording meeting minutes, distributing information to staff, filing/retrieving records, compiling data, preparing and reviewing documents, prioritizing incoming emails in Outlook, tracking deadlines, and facilitating the processing of time-sensitive requests. Environmental Officer support duties include scanning paper records, performing text recognition of scanned files, sorting electronic files, identifying and eliminating unnecessary or duplicate records, creating record disposition logs, and data entry. ABOUT YOUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION (Please read carefully): When completing the City of Austin Employment Application: -Include details on the application of prior or current work history with the City of Austin. -A resume may be submitted with the employment application, but does not substitute for a complete employment application. -A detailed and complete employment application will help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. -Include any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications and relevant experience. -Your work history must include employer name and address, job title, supervisor's name and phone number, the month and year of employment and whether it was full or part-time work. Each work history should include a detailed description of the work you performed. We do not accept "See Resume" and your application will be considered incomplete. -Any relevant work history on the resume must be reflected in the employment application in order to be considered. A cover letter and resume must be submitted in order to be considered for this position Pay Range $18.95 - $24.00 Hours Monday - Friday 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Job Close Date 07/25/2019 Type of Posting External Department Watershed Protection Regular/Temporary Temporary (No benefits) Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Clerical Location One Texas Center 505 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of Microsoft Office Software for Windows, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Familiarity with management of paper and electronic records. Prior use of InDesign software. Experience providing scheduling and email support for a senior or executive level staff member. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Provides administrative support on highly technical and/or specialized projects. Facilitates the handling of time sensitive request such as ORR's (Open Records Request), CAF's (Citizen Action Forms), RCA's (Request for Council Action) as well as other confidential documents. Verifies accuracy and completeness of critical documents such as PIO (Public Information Office) requests, records, correspondence, regulations, etc. Opens, sorts, reads, prioritizes and routes incoming mail, including faxes and emails. Prepares memos, letters and other correspondence using computer, spreadsheets, databases, or presentation software. Using independent judgment performs data analysis, problem solving and recommends policy and administrative improvements. Conducts research, compiles data, and prepares documents for consideration and presentation. Files and retrieves documents, records and reports. Attends meetings, records minutes and distributes meeting notes. Maintains calendar, schedules meetings, conferences and events, plans travel itineraries and makes travel arrangements. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of applicable processes, techniques, and methods. Knowledge of City practice, policy and procedures. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in planning and organizing. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to manage conflicts and concerns. Ability to understand and communicate technical information. Ability to exercise discretion in confidential matters. Ability to recognize and recommend process improvement. Ability to lead and train others. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with city employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this role are graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in Business or Public Administration or related field, plus four (4) years experience in a professional/administrative capacity. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet these qualifications? Yes No * Which of the following best describes your proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically with Word, Excel, and Outlook? No experience Basic: Create/edit simple documents, spreadsheets, and emails Intermediate: Create/edit a variety of documents and spreasheets, reformat document features such as color, font style and size of text, change page size width, and filter/sort data fields Advanced: Create/edit complex documents and spreadsheets; integrate features such as tables, charts, mathematic formulas, hyperlinks, graphics; data/mail merge, import data from one document to another. * Please describe your experience in records management, including the organizing of both physical and electronic files. (Open Ended Question) * Describe any prior examples in which you have used InDesign software. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience providing support to senior or executive level staff members with scheduling and email support. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Power Control System Technician II (Complex Metering) Job Requisition Number AE501936 Position Number 100059 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Electric Service Delivery (115) Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Associate Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus two (2) years of experience in a field related to the job. Experience may substitute for education up to two (2) years. Licenses or Certifications: Valid driver's license. Notes to Applicants The Power Control System Technician II will be responsible for inspecting, installing, removing, testing, calibrating, repairing and maintenance of electronic metering devices and auxiliary equipment (utilized on most industrial and commercial customers and high voltage transmission metering systems requiring current transformer (CT) service). As well as assisting in the design, documentation and review of complex metering schemes for varying customer requirements. The Power Control System Technician II will also be responsible for assisting Landis & Gyr to maintain the Gridstream network by installing, removing, and relocating network devices. These devices include repeaters, routers, collectors, and antennas which are placed in strategic areas of the Austin Energy's service territory. Most of these devices are located on illumination poles (street light) and some are located distribution poles or infrastructure. Maintaining this network infrastructure is very crucial to Austin Energy's customers because these devices deliver meter data to Austin Energy's billing system. This position requires performing lead activities including assignments, evaluations, coaching, training, and guidance to others. This position may require working in stressful situations dealing with internal and external customers to meet expected deadlines. This position works in a hazardous environment which includes working with energized lines and equipment involving high/low voltage. This position requires working additional hours outside of the established work schedule including ability to work days and nights, weekends, and/or holidays, supporting a 24/7, 365 Utility operations. In addition, rotating on-call assignments are assigned, which will result in a call back to work. WHEN COMPLETING THE CITY OF AUSTIN APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions must reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : This position is classified as NON - EXEMPT and may require to work additional hours outside of the normal schedule to include nights, weekends, and /or holidays. RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE : For this position related experience includes: Testing, maintaining, and replacing electric meters, Smart Meters, and Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Operation. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. You must have a valid Texas Class C Drivers' License or the ability to acquire one by the date of hire. This position is categorized as an Essential Personnel position, meaning Essential Personnel are required to work during emergencies and/or bad weather. This position requires call-back and on-call assignments and a driver's license to travel to and from work sites. NOTE : An assessment will be administered as part of the interview process. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : The term "essential functions" means the fundamental job duties of the employment position the individual holds or desires. The following are the physical and cognitive requirements as they relate to this position. Physical Requirements: Sitting Standing Walking Lifting Carrying Pushing/Pulling Reaching Kneeling Crawling Climbing Bending/Stooping Twisting Squatting-Crouching Balancing Working Conditions: Works independently, in small groups, and in large groups Travels to different worksites to perform work Environmental Conditions: Works Indoors Works Outside in Uneven Terrain, High Vehicular Traffic Areas, Smoke, Dust/Particulates, Loud noises, Heat/Humidity, Cold, Bright and Dull Lighting, Vibration Exposure Personal Protective Equipment: Safety Glasses Hard Hat Coat or Apron Arc Flash Protection Face Shield Safety Shoes/Boots Gloves Safety Hazards: Electrical Substations Electrical Switchgears Electrical Distribution Transmission System Equipment Outdoor/Public area Traffic Pay Range $30.99 - $42.23 Hours Monday through Friday. 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. - 40 Hour Work Week. Additional work hours may be required to support the 24-hour Utility operations, which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, inclement weather and emergency closures. Job Close Date 07/31/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 2500 Montopolis Drive Preferred Qualifications Five years of field experience working as a journeyman level meter technician Experience in testing, maintaining, and replacing electric meters, Smart Meters, and Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Operation Experience working with a technical field operation services group both internal and external customers Experience with electric utility standards, maintenance practices, procedures, tools, and equipment Experience using, managing, and maintaining third party software such as 1132 Prog, 1132Comm, MVLT , etc. Experience calibrating and certifying field equipment using the test kits such as WE20, RW30, RM17, etc. Ability to travel to more than one work location Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Install, enhance, troubleshoot, calibrate and repair systems and/or equipment including: SCADA / AGC , Energy Management System, active map board, low power radio, multi-address radio, voice radio, digital & wireless telephone peripheral equipment. Install, configure and test electronic measuring (metering) systems. Operate electronic testing equipment. Install and maintain substation electrical equipment i.e., circuit breakers, transformers, OCBs, switches, motors, meters, relays, remote terminal units, analog/digital telemetry, relay communications systems, fault recording systems, and fault locating systems, etc. Install optical fiber, wire, conduit, coaxial cable, etc. Install and maintain power transformers. Install, configure and test protective relays. Familiar with ANSI Standards for electric systems, ERCOT Protocols and Operating Guides, and communication network protocols; DNP 3.0, TCP /IP, IEEE 802b, Modbus, and ICCP . Maintain stock and parts inventories. Use various electrician hand tools i.e., snips, screwdrivers, pliers, wire cutters, to perform installation, modification and preventative maintenance of various systems. Proficient with schematics, blueprints, cable schedules, wire diagrams, one-lines. Perform trip checks, point-to-point checks, circuit analysis, and in-service checks of substation equipment. Connect power cables to equipment e.g., generators, alarm systems, lighting systems, etc. Coordination with project engineers to ensure systems reliability is met by reviewing blueprints and schematics for the installation, testing and revisions of various systems. Maintain documentation for all systems and proficient with computer software. Maintain compliance for ISO and ERCOT reports. Answer customer questions and provide assistance as needed. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of utility communication, relaying and monitoring and control systems. Knowledge of applicable processes, techniques, and methods. Knowledge of Federal, State, Local laws, and ordinances. Knowledge of Electric Utility policy, and procedures. Knowledge of leadership and training techniques Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in reviewing and interpreting of blueprints and schematics for relay applications. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to train others. Ability to quickly recognize and analyze irregular events. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires an Associate Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus two (2) years of experience in a field related to the job; experience may substitute for education up to two (2) years. Do you meet these minimum requirements? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Do you have a valid Texas Class C Drivers' License or the ability to acquire one by the date of hire? Yes No * Do you have the ability to work nights, weekends, holidays, and hours outside the established work schedule as needed? Yes No * How many years of experience do you have working as a journeyman level meter technician or equivalent? No experience 1-3 years 3-5 years More than 5 years * Do you have experience installing, replacing, repairing, testing, and troubleshooting electric meters which include Smart Meters, Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Operation? Yes No * Describe your experience installing, replacing, repairing, testing, and troubleshooting electric meters which include Smart Meters, Advanced Metering Infrastructure, and Operation. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience coordinating with project engineers to ensure systems reliability is met by reviewing blueprints and schematics for the installation, testing and revisions of various systems? Yes No * Describe your experience coordinating with project engineers to ensure systems reliability is met by reviewing blueprints and schematics for the installation, testing and revisions of various systems. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience with ANSI Standards for electric utility systems, ERCOT Protocols and Operating Guidelines (ERCOT, Utility Industry and SCADA)? No experience 1-3 years 3-5 years More than 5 years * Describe your experience working with ANSI Standards for electric utility systems, ERCOT Protocols and Operating Guidelines (ERCOT, Utility Industry and SCADA). (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience using, managing, and maintaining third party software such as 1132 Prog, 1132Comm, MVLT, etc. No experience 1-3 years 3-5 years More than 5 years * Describe your experience using, managing, and maintaining third party software such as 1132 Prog, 1132Comm, MVLT, etc. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires: - Outdoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, noise, inclement weather, electrical hazards, mechanical hazards, fume/odor hazards, toxic waste/material hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying/lifting up to fifty (50) pounds, and indoor activity. Do you have the ability to work in these conditions? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents