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.

 

59 job(s) at City of Austin

City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Aug 11, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications This position will be posted at both the AW Pipeline Technician Worker and Associate levels. Minimum Qualifications for the AW Pipeline Technician Worker: At least 18 years of age. Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent. Valid Texas Class "C" Driver License. Must obtain the appropriate class of Commercial Driver's License with endorsements within ninety days (90) of employment. The minimum qualifications for the AW Pipeline Technician Associate: At least 18 years of age. Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent. One (1) year of experience in general construction maintenance, general underground utility construction maintenance, or plumbing activities. Licenses and Certifications Required: Valid Texas Class "C" Driver License. Must be able to obtain the appropriate class Commercial Driver's License with endorsements within ninety days of employment. Must obtain and maintain certification for Respiratory Protection and Confined Space Entry. Positions in water distribution require a Class D Water Operator License from TCEQ within one (1) year of hire. Must obtain a Class C Water Distribution License from TCEQ before Class D expires. Positions in wastewater collection require a Class I Wastewater Collection License from TCEQ within one (1) year of hire. Notes to Applicants To learn more about what it means to be an Austin Water Pipeline Technician Worker and the benefits of working for Austin Water, please click here for our informational brochure. These positions may be filled at the following locations, for the following shifts: Collection System Services 2600 Webberville Road. New employees with Collection System Services will start on the day shift for training and then move to the night shift for their regular schedule. Day shift: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, Mon - Fri. Night shift: 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Mon - Fri. Distribution System Services 3601 S. Industrial Blvd. Monday to Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. When completing the City of Austin employment application: A detailed, complete employment application helps us to better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for the position. Please detail on the application any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. Provide each job title and employment dates for all jobs included on the application. Please include contact information for previous employers. Your work history should include the duties you performed, any supervisory or lead responsibilities, and any equipment or computer software used. Please note that we are not accepting resumes so a complete application is essential. If you are selected to interview: Your skills and competencies for this job will be assessed prior to being invited to an in-person interview. General Pre-Employment Requirements: 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. 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. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution. Driving Requirement: This position requires a Valid Texas Class C Driver License or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Commercial Driver's License This position requires that newly hired employees must be able to obtain appropriate class of Commercial Driver's License with endorsements within ninety days of employment. Employees must comply with the Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing rules as outlined by the City of Austin Alcohol and Drug Policy for Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles. Work Environment This position is in a heavy industrial setting and requires performing all duties associated with operating heavy equipment outdoors in all weather conditions including extreme heat, cold and rain. This position will include cross training in operations of various equipment. Position will require adaptability and willingness to change or modify work load on demand and multitask. Position requires working in environments which may have hazardous situations. Confined Space Entry Requirements Candidates must be able to work in environments which may have hazardous atmospheres or in confined spaces where there is limited or restricted means for entry and exit, or where the activities of an employee are hindered. Candidates must be able to qualify for Austin Water's Respiratory Protection Program. Physical Requirements This position will require that you be able to perform duties with confidence climbing heights of up to 20 feet on ladders that support up to 300 lbs., descending into confined spaces up to 100 feet deep with the use of a SRL Body Harness that supports up to 283 lbs., and lifting and/or carrying equipment or supplies weighing up to 50 lbs., unassisted. Pre-Employment Testing Requirements The selected candidate will be required to complete and pass a physical exam and drug and alcohol screening test. The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment Functional (FC) strength/agility test (with or without accommodations) to be considered for this position. 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 lot, garage or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Working with Austin Water provides a number of benefits including medical, paid leave time, a great retirement plan, training opportunities and more! Click HERE for more information. Pay Range Worker: $15.58 - $17.79/hr Associate: $17.30- $21.63/hr Hours Divisions have varying shifts, including days and nights. Please see shift information by location/Service Center in "Notes to Applicants." All employees are required to be available for overtime, call-back, and on-call for emergency response on nights, weekends, and holidays. Job Close Date 08/25/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location Multiple locations - See "Notes to Applicants" Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of safety practices and procedures related to general construction activity Experience interacting directly with customers and providing a high level of customer service Basic computer navigation skills including familiarity with a computer work order system and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) Experience using hand tools, power tools, and/or operating specialized heavy equipment such as a backhoe, high pressure sewer cleaning units, or vactor/flusher trucks Experience using blueprints, construction documents, underground utility drawings, map grids, or computerized mapping software TCEQ Class D Water license or Class I Collection license Duties, Functions and Responsibilities For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Austin Water Pipeline Technician Worker Job Description Austin Water Pipeline Technician Associate Job Description Knowledge, Skills and Abilities For the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Austin Water Pipeline Technician Worker Job Description Austin Water Pipeline Technician Associate 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 that you must be at least 18 years of age with a High School diploma or GED. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * This position requires you to work various shifts including Holidays, weekends, nights and on-call rotation. Are you able to comply with this requirement? Yes No * This position will require that you be able to perform duties with confidence climbing heights in excess of 20 feet on ladders that support up to 300 lbs., descending into confined spaces up to 30 feet deep with the use of a SRL Body Harness that supports up to 265 lbs., and lifting and or carrying equipment or supplies weighting up to 50 lbs., unassisted. Will you be able to fulfill these essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations? Yes No * This position requires a valid Texas Class C Driver License. Do you have a valid Texas Class C Driver License or, if selected for this position, do you have the ability to acquire a valid Texas Class C Driver License by your hire date? Yes No * Position will require you to obtain an appropriate Commercial Driver License (CDL) within 90 days of employment with the City. Please select from the following: I have a current Class A CDL I have a current Class B CDL I am able to obtain appropriate CDL within 90 days of hire I am not able to obtain appropriate CDL within 90 days of hire * How many years of experience do you have in general construction maintenance, general underground utility construction maintenance, or plumbing? None Less than 1 year 1 - 2 years 2 - 4 years 4 -6 years More than 6 years * Please describe your experience in general construction maintenance, general underground utility construction maintenance, or plumbing activities. Be sure to indicate which jobs on your application gave you this experience. (Open Ended Question) * What is your level of skill and/or knowledge of safety practices and/or procedures? Basic: First Aid/CPR, learned/used in a class, know who to notify in case of emergency Intermediate: Taken at least one safety training course or orientation, familiarity with MSDS, spill response Advanced: Have certification(s), familiar with appropriate PPE for specific situations, can act as 1st responder None * Which most closely describes your primary level of customer service experience? Front Line: teller, wait staff, cashier, sales associate Mid-Level: retail manager, front end manager, customer service manager Senior level: store director, business owner, operations manager I do not have customer service experience. * Describe your experience with a computerized maintenance management system or online work order system. None Basic: completing assigned work orders or service requests, entering notes and follow-up information, reading assignments Intermediate: assigning labor and parts costs, entering meter read information, investigating prior work for an address/customer Advanced: creation of a service request or work order, entering a follow-up task, plus all of above items * 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 * What type of hand and power tools do you have experience using? For each tool you mention, please describe the work you performed with the tool(s). (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience working with specialized heavy equipment (e.g. backhoes, excavators, high pressure sewer cleaning units, or flusher/vactor trucks). (Open Ended Question) * Which most closely describes your experience with reading technical drawings such as blueprints, as-builts, plan sheets, or construction documents and using computerized mapping software? I do not have any experience I have academic or observation exposure to technical drawings, construction documents, or computerized mapping software, but no work experience I have work experience reading technical drawings or construction documents, but not with computerized mapping software I have work experience with computerized mapping software, but not with reading technical drawings or construction documents I have work experience with both reading technical drawings or construction documents and with computerized mapping software * Please list any TCEQ water and/or wastewater licenses you currently hold. (Open Ended Question) * Were you referred to this opportunity by an Austin Water employee? If yes, please provide the employee's full name. (Open Ended Question) * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Aug 11, 2020
Full Time
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 seven (7) years of experience related to engineering. Licenses or Certifications: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas; or if currently licensed in another state, the ability to obtain a Texas PE license within one (1) year of employment. Notes to Applicants Position Description: This position resides in the Austin Energy Electrical Distribution Standards Department. Position applies engineering and technical principals to specify the purchase requirements and construction standards of electrical distribution equipment and materials. Researches and analyzes new technologies to determine applicability to utility standards. Oversees technical aspects of projects to assure advancement of new technologies. Works with vendors and manufacturers to provide assistance in determining cause and solutions to equipment and material failures. Works with a broad range of work groups and professional disciplines. Working with Austin Energy provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, career development opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information. 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. Assessments: Your skill level in some of the competency areas for this job may be assessed through skills testing. 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. 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. This position requires a criminal background investigation. Technical Licenses and Certificates: This position requires the employee to hold a TX Professional Engineer (PE) License or be able to obtain one within one year of employment. Please review the guidelines for PE licensing at: https://engineers.texas.gov/lic_app.htm Pay Range $42.31 - $56.06 Hours Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm with some flexibility. Overtime as business needs require. Job Close Date 09/01/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 4411-B Meinardus Drive, Austin, TX 78744 Preferred Qualifications Minimum seven (7) years of experience with medium voltage electrical distribution Experience working with medium-voltage electrical distribution equipment and materials Experience interpreting electrical one-line diagrams relating to medium voltage electrical distribution Experience reading and/or writing technical specifications Experience utilizing AutoCAD Minimum 4 years' experience overseeing projects and providing technical guidance Experience procuring equipment and material for projects Experience managing multiple projects and ensuring project deadlines are met 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. Performs complex power system analyses, such as protective coordination, fault studies, load flows, service reliability, load forecasts, power quality, voltage stability, system expansion studies, and market operations. Prepares and reviews standards, equipment specifications, design procedures, and test procedures. Develops and prepares engineering designs, drawings, circuit maps, control diagrams, charts, databases, plans, and other documents for transmission and distribution systems, generation and substation facilities, market operation and settlement systems and SCADA / EMS . Provides technical expertise in materials, design, welding, equipment standards, relay coordination, technology or other areas related to the utility industry. Formulates, prepares, and implements operating and safety procedures and guidelines, and operating manuals for system facilities including substations, transmission, distribution, and generation. Prepares necessary reports to regulatory agencies. Assists in providing technical and financial inputs for projects in electric utility budget process. Identifies, investigates, and analyzes engineering design problems, and develops corrective actions. Provides technical leadership for major or complex engineering and construction projects, and works closely with field personnel to support project energization. Assists efforts to keep up with the latest developments in the utility industry, to meet North American Electric Reliability Council ( NERC ), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ( FERC ), Electric Reliability Council of Texas ( ERCOT ) and Texas Public Utility Commission (TX PUC ) standards and regulatory requirements. 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. Knowledge of engineering design principles applicable to electric utility operations, such as generation, transmission, distribution and other related fields. Knowledge of advanced mathematical techniques such as trigonometry, calculus, and coordinate geometry. Knowledge of engineering standards, principles, methods, codes, practices, procedures, materials, and equipment used in the design, construction, and operation of the electric utility systems. Knowledge of preparation of cost estimates and engineering and feasibility reports. Knowledge of regulatory requirements within the local and state ordinances and laws. Knowledge of City of Austin purchasing and contract policies and procedures. 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 calculations and to analyze engineering problems. 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 coursework in engineering, plus seven (7) years of experience related to engineering. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * Are you a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas; or if licensed in another state have the ability to obtain a Texas PE license within one (1) year of employment? I am currently a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas. I am currently a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in a state other than Texas and have the ability to obtain a Texas PE license within one (1) year of employment. I am not a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * How many years of experience do you have with medium voltage electrical distribution? Less than four (4) years Between four (4) and seven (7) years Seven (7) or more years * Describe your experience working with medium voltage distribution equipment and materials. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience interpreting electrical one-line diagrams relating to medium voltage electrical distribution? Yes No * Do you have experience reading and/or writing technical specifications? Yes No * Describe your experience reading and/or writing technical specifications. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience utilizing AutoCAD? Yes No * Describe your experience utilizing AutoCAD. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have a minimum of 4 years' experience overseeing projects and providing technical guidance? Yes No * Describe your experience overseeing projects and providing technical guidance. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience procuring equipment and material for projects? Yes No * Describe your experience procuring equipment and material for projects. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience managing multiple projects and ensuring project deadlines are met? Yes No * Describe your experience managing multiple projects and ensuring project deadlines are met. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Aug 11, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Public Information Specialist: Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Advertising or related field; Or four (4) years of experience in developing and implementing programs of public information. Public Information Specialist Senior: Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Advertising or related field plus four (4) years of progressive experience in developing and implementing programs of public information, one (1) of which was in a team leader/coordinator capacity. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Notes to Applicants The Public Information Specialist or Public Information Specialist Senior is part of the Austin Transportation Department's Public Information and Marketing team and would serve under the Office of the Director Division. The person in this position is responsible for maintaining and expanding the positive image for Austin Transportation Department through effective public relations, media relations, public involvement, marketing, and branding. Responsibilities also include coordination of campaign initiatives and organizing departmental programs, leading graphic design development, video productions, and Web content. This person is a critical component of the Transportation team, ensuring internal and external communications are correct, clear, concise and timely. This position requires frequent and ongoing communications with multiple ATD divisions, other City departments, as well as agencies outside the City of Austin to support the diverse and complex work of these entities. Due to the responsibilities related to this position, the top candidate will be subject to a writing assessment. Regarding your Application: 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. Close Job Posting: Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days. 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other sections within the Division. Decisions on assigned section will be made at the time of hire based on business needs. Office Location Notes: Office location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. *Hours may vary depending on departmental needs and initiatives. Job Close Date 08/21/2020 Type of Posting Reserved for City Employees Department Austin Transportation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 901 S. Mopac Expressway, 78746/8900 Cameron Road, 78754 Preferred Qualifications Professional experience in public engagement and community involvement to support organizational initiatives. Experience working with media and a background in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field. Experience in writing and editing press releases, articles, blog posts, social media posts, newsletters, and other media communications. Experience responding to media requests for information, press events and coaching internal subject matter experts in the correct means of communicating with the press, public and stakeholders. Experience presenting and communicating in writing and orally to a variety of stakeholders. Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Ability to read, write, and fluently speak English. Experience and interest in transportation issues, especially the complexity of serving all users including, people riding transit, bicycling, walking and driving. Experience working under pressure with tight deadlines in a professional setting. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Public Information Specialist Public Information Specialist Senior Knowledge, Skills and Abilities For the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Public Information Specialist Public Information Specialist Senior 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. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. 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 is posted as a Public Information Specialist Senior and or a Public Information Specialist. The minimum qualifications for the positions include: Public Information Specialist Senior- Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Advertising or related field plus four (4) years of progressive experience in developing and implementing programs of public information, one (1) of which was in a team leader/coordinator capacity. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Public Information Specialist- Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Advertising or related field; Or Four (4) years of experience in developing and implementing programs of public information. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for one of the above listed positions? Yes No * Briefly describe how you meet the minimum qualifications and educational requirements. (Open Ended Question) * Are you currently an employee of the City of Austin? Yes No * Do you have experience in develop strategic communications plans and strategies? Yes Some No * Please describe your experience planning and coordinating public relations campaigns that deliver measurable results and meet objectives. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in designing, researching, writing and editing newsletters and releases for internal or external use? (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience writing and editing press releases, articles, blog posts, social media posts, and speeches. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires someone who can be available to provide communications support during citywide emergencies such as flooding, ice storms, and additional natural and man-made disasters. This could result in having to work outside of normal work hours. If offered the position, are you willing to work scheduled and unscheduled hours as mandated by business needs? Yes No * Describe your experience or knowledge working in or with news media. (Open Ended Question) * Select the level that best describes your skill and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Power Point. None Basic Intermediate Advanced Expert * Do you have experience and interest in transportation and land use issues, especially the complexity of serving all users including, people riding transit, bicycling, walking and driving? Experience Interest None * All applicants applying for this job posting should submit a complete application; resumes submitted should mirror the completed application. Starting salary for the top candidate (s) will only be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application, not the resume or cover letter. Your application will be considered incomplete if your application and resume do not mirror and if your application states "see resume". Do you understand these statements? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Aug 11, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to Accounting, Business, Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, or Economics, plus three (3) years of experience in utility, regulatory accounting, or rate and regulatory processes. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting or Business Administration may substitute for one (1) year of experience. Notes to Applicants POSITION DESCRIPTION : This position will plan, participate and support Austin Energy's regulatory processes including accounting, reporting, planning, rate setting, expert testimony and other regulatory process requirements. The primary focus of this position during an electric rate case is developing the cost of service including elements therein such as the electric revenue requirement (greater than $1 billion): functionalization, classification and allocation of costs; and rate design for both regulated and unregulated operations of Austin Energy. This position resides in the Finance and Corporate Services Management group, which reports to the Chief Financial and Risk Officer. This position will have significant interaction with executive management. There are a number of positions with the same title that serve significantly different roles. 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. Relevant work experience includes electric utility rate experience with a Public Utility Commission (electric) or similar rate-setting body, an integrated municipal or investor-owned electric utility, or similar electric utility rate experience. 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 should 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. 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 considered FLSA Exempt. Exempt employees are salaried and, except as provided, are not eligible for overtime compensation. Pay Range Commensurate Hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 40 hour work week, Monday through Friday. May occasionally work evenings, weekends or holiday. Hours may change based on business needs. Job Close Date 08/24/2020 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, Texas 78704 Preferred Qualifications 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. Plans, develops, and presents rate filings for regulated and unregulated energy services. Models the impact of current or proposed rate strategies on the electric utility's financial viability including its revenues, cost structure, net margin, liquidity, and debt/equity position. Conducts financial and economic analysis. Analyzes and monitors sales and revenue data on a monthly basis for each jurisdiction and customer class. Develops models for revenue requirement and cost of service studies, recovery mechanisms, and rate design. Develops forecasts including sales, billing determinants, and revenues using statistical and end-use modeling techniques. Prepares and provides information on market trends, fundamental economic factors, and regulatory filings. Develops regulatory policies, objectives, and strategies on pricing and cost of service subject matter. Oversees and develops testimony, exhibits, and tariff changes filed with City Council and State regulatory commissions; provides analytical support; and negotiates and influences outcomes. Presents written and oral testimony as an expert witness in rate proceedings. Represents the department in supporting initiatives and filings with regulators, key community and customer groups, and other departments. Responds to requests for information (RFIs), appeals, and public cases before the State regulatory authority and City Council. Provides modeling and other analytical support to develop resource management strategies. Prepares reports, testimony, and business presentations on the load forecast, highlighting the various drivers such as economic factors, weather, and energy efficiency programs. Coordinates with metering operations on deployment of sampled customers and collection of interval data in support of load research. 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 regulatory processes at the State, Federal, and Local level. Knowledge of transmission revenue requirements, rate design, and rate filing requirements. Knowledge of potential financial, capital budgeting, and operational impacts of transition to retail access for electric services. Knowledge of municipal utility finance and accounting. Knowledge of competitive business practices and analysis. Knowledge of economic analysis and modeling principles, concepts, and techniques. Knowledge of power system modeling, statistical modeling concepts, and techniques. Knowledge of utility economics, as well as utility commission rules and regulations. Skill in analyzing and monitoring sales and revenue data. Skill in effective oral and/or written communication. Skill in resolving problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgement. Skill in researching, generating, and analyzing financial and statistical reports. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in performing quantitative analysis. Ability to understand and implement performance based measurements. Ability to work independently. Ability to testify in regulatory proceedings. Ability to work with all organizational levels to influence actions and negotiate outcomes. 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 Accounting, Economics, or Finance, plus three (3) years of relevant work experience in utility and/or regulatory accounting or rate and regulatory processes. A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting or Business Administration may substitute for one (1) years of 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) * Do you have three years of electric utility rate experience? Yes No * Please describe your knowledge of load research and its role in rate making. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have with load forecasting? None 1 - 3 years 4 - 6 years More than 6 years * Briefly describe your experience with utility load forecasts, performing cost-benefit analysis, and/or determining utility avoided costs. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with electric rate cases, cost of service modeling and rate design. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with testifying before any regulatory body related to an electric rate filing (please include docket numbers, if appropriate). (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes your proficiency with Microsoft Excel? Basic: create/edit simple spreadsheets, sort data, enter formulas Intermediate: create/edit spreadsheets, create charts/graphs from spreadsheet data, hide and unhide rows/columns, use basic functions such as SUM, AVERAGE, and COUNT Advanced: develop complex spreadsheets, create charts/graphs/tables, import data from external databases, use AutoFilter to analyze data, use complex functions/formulas for math & logic equations Limited or no MS Excel experience, but proficiency with another spreadsheet application such as Lotus 1-2-3 or Apple Numbers No experience with Microsoft Excel * 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
Aug 11, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus one (1) year of related work experience in a construction, electronics maintenance, or traffic signal-related role. Licenses or Certifications: Must have a Texas Commercial Driver License or ability to obtain within five (5) months of employment or approved extension by Department Director or designee. Valid Texas Driver License. Notes to Applicants The Traffic Signal Technician will be responsible for constructing, maintaining, and repairing devices including, but not limited to traffic and pedestrian signals, signal cable on span wire or in conduit, install signal poles, arms, and cameras. After training, the Traffic Signal Technician will participate in rotation of being called during off hours to perform emergency repairs on traffic signals at all times during the night. Additional Information: To be considered for employment in this position applicants must comply with Department of Transportation Federal Regulations and the City of Austin Drug Policy. Regarding your Application: 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. 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other sections within the Division. Decisions on assigned section will be made at the time of hire based on business needs. Driving Requirement: This position requires a Valid Texas Driver License or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Office Location Notes: Office location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Close Job Posting: Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days. Pay Range Commensurate Hours 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday - Friday. Overtime, on call, and call back rotation duties are required as needed. Hours are subject to change based on business needs. Job Close Date 08/17/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Transportation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 8900 Cameron Road, Austin, TX 78754 Preferred Qualifications Experience in repair and maintenance of electrical equipment such as communications, computer and peripheral or control and instrumentation equipment. Experience in the construction or maintenance of Traffic Signals and related equipment Ability to troubleshoot Traffic Signal electronics and related equipment Ability to use independent judgement, be innovative and creative, and be able to develop solutions to technical issues. Ability to operate a computer (laptop / tablet) and navigate through basic computer programs and applications 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. Installs, programs, repairs, inspects, and maintains traffic signal equipment and associated electronic components by reviewing and interpreting engineering plans, blueprints, profiles, work orders, and schematics. Connects power lines and cables to traffic signals. Operates and maintains electronic testing equipment. Sets-up and operates hydraulic or aerial bucket truck or other City vehicle. Checks, cleans, and services equipment. 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 ADA requirements as it relates to traffic signals and applicable Federal, State, and Local codes and ordinances, basic construction practices and procedures related to basic electrical theory applied to traffic signals, circuits, wiring systems, safety procedures, and policies. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in oral and written communication including use of laptop, monitor, and related software, or other device to program and diagnose a variety of networked devices. Skill in the use of hand tools, measuring equipment, multi-meter and other electronics testing equipment used to diagnose and prevent potential issues within electronic signal devices Ability to accurately log and report work progress, materials, labor hours, etc. with or without the use of computer software. Ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and repair electronic components. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both City employees and the public. Ability to install, splice, remove, and test wiring and electronic components. Ability to read and interpret engineering plans, blueprints, profiles, work orders, and schematics. Ability to use cellphones, two-way radios, and other communications equipment. 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 Traffic Signals Technician I requires graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus one (1) year of related work experience in a construction, electronics maintenance, or traffic signal-related role. Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires a Texas Commercial Driver License or ability to obtain within five (5) months of employment or approved extension by the Department Director or designee. Do you meet this minimum requirement or will you be able to meet this minimum requirement? Yes No * Do you have a valid Texas Driver License or the ability to acquire one by hire date? Yes No * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * This position requires a pre-employment drug screening. Do you agree to this requirement? Yes No * As an essential function of the position requires working in all types of weather/severe weather conditions to install, repair traffic signals and related traffic signal equipment. Are you able to work in these conditions as required? Yes No * Summarize your experience in the construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation of traffic signals. (Open Ended Question) * Summarize your experience in the design, construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation of traffic signals. (Open Ended Question) * Are you able to work in aerial lift equipment at heights of up to 40'? Yes No * Select the skill level that best describes your computer proficiency. Basic: Create simple documents and retrieve my emails Intermediate: Create/edit documents and spreadsheets to retrieve, edit and 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; import data from one document to another, etc. No computer skills * All applicants applying for this job posting should submit a complete application; resumes submitted should mirror the completed application. Starting salary for the top candidate (s) will only be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application, not the resume or cover letter. Your application will be considered incomplete if your application and resume do not mirror and if your application states "see resume". Do you understand these statements? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Human Resources, Business, or in a field related to the job, plus five (5) years of human resources experience, at least one (1) of which was in a lead/supervisory capacity. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. Licenses and Certifications Required: None. Notes to Applicants The Human Resources Department works to position the City of Austin as an employer of choice through balanced, efficient and collaborative strategic partnerships. We support and develop a high performing and diverse workforce that fosters a healthy, safe, respectful and productive work environment for employees and their families, City departments and the community. The Quality Assurance Division and this position will assure quality human resources service delivery throughout the organization. When completing the City of Austin employment 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. • 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. 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. • A résumé 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. 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 should 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 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 are in the military or a veteran, you will need to provide a copy of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. An assessment(s) may be administered as part of the interview process. Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday through Friday; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Job Close Date 08/21/2020 Type of Posting Reserved for City Employees Department Human Resources Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 505 Barton Springs Road, Suite 600, Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications 5 years of human resources experience supporting and working successfully with all levels as a strategic business partner and leader. Demonstrated success in being a partner with executives and managers. Ability to identify problems and guide other human resources professionals in resolving complex workforce issues. Ability to lead organizational-wide change initiatives. Ability to develop policies and procedures for a large, complex organization. Ability to provide leadership, with and without authority, within the Human Resources Department and throughout City departments. Experience developing and presenting human resources training to managers and supervisors. HR Certification, such as PHR , SPHR , IPMA -HR. Knowledge of City of Austin Personnel Policies and Municipal Civil Service Rules. 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 implements quality assurance strategies and plans, including strategic audit plans, to support and integrate with the Human Resources Department's ( HRD ) business and strategic plans. Is responsible for ensuring that corporate policies, procedures, and standards are consistently followed in departments through monitoring, compliance reviews, and similar quality assurance activities. Develops, coordinates, and establishes standards, policies, and procedures as they relate to human resources (HR) quality improvement and quality assurance initiatives. Leads quality improvement teams to evaluate and make improvements to HR processes across the organization. Assigns projects, sets schedules, and monitors task completion for timeliness, accuracy, and effectiveness. Identifies, collects, analyzes, and summarizes performance measurement data, identifies opportunities for improvement, and presents findings. Communicates recommendations for the improvement and awareness of quality issues across all City HR offices. Identifies education and training needs for HR professionals across the organization and assists in the development and delivery of curriculum. Participates in Citywide initiatives with an HR focus to ensure that standards are consistently applied. Responsibilities - Supervisor 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 a broad range of HR functional disciplines. Knowledge of quality assurance and quality improvement methodologies. Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances governing HR and employment practices. Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of statistics, data collection, analysis, and data presentation. Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in planning and organization. Skill in analyzing HR business needs. Ability to lead organizational-wide change initiatives. Ability to train others. Ability to develop policies and procedures for a large, complex organization. Ability to provide leadership, with and without authority, within HRD and throughout City departments. 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 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 the Human Resources Quality Assurance Coordinator are graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Human Resources, Business, or in a field related to the job, plus five (5) years of human resources experience, at least one (1) of which was in a lead/supervisory capacity. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * Describe your human resources experience at all levels of the organization as a strategic business partner. (Open Ended Question) * Please give an example of your ability to lead and coach human resources professionals and resolve complex workforce issues. (Open Ended Question) * Please tell us about your experience leading organizational wide change management initiatives and developing strategic goals and objectives. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience developing and updating human resources policies and procedures, and implementing process improvements. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience developing and delivering training to managers, supervisors and employees. (Open Ended Question) * Do you currently hold a professional HR certification? If so, please list your certification(s). If you do not hold any certifications, please list N/A. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your knowledge and experience with City of Austin Personnel Policies and Municipal Civil Service Rules. (Open Ended Question) * Are you a current City of Austin employee? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications This position may be filled at multiple levels- Disease Surveillance Specialist: Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Bachelors degree plus one year (1) of experience in investigating sources and/or experience working with communicable diseases. One additional year of relevant work experience may substitute for one year (1) of the required education with a maximum substitution of four years. Disease Surveillance Specialist Senior: Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus three (3) of experience in investigating sources and/or experience working with communicable diseases. One additional year of relevant work experience may substitute for one year (1) of the required education with a maximum substitution of four years. Notes to Applicants This position will work with the following programs: THISIS , STD*MIS, NEDSS , eHARS, Access, and Excel. 1. Responsible for management of all incoming reports of illness; receipt, review, distribution and data entry within established timeframes. 2. Collect and assure correct demographics are obtained from labs, providers, other individuals reporting disease occurrence. 3. Maintain filing systems and records retention systems in compliance with city and state laws. 4. Ability to communicate with the public, private medical professionals, and local, State, and federal public health professionals. 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 Specialist: $18.17-$22.71 Senior: $19.64-$25.04 Hours Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm. May require some evening and weekends. Job Close Date 08/14/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Public Health Regular/Temporary Temporary Grant Funded or Pooled Position Grant Funded Category Professional Location 5202 East Ben White, Austin Preferred Qualifications Experience with communicable disease surveillance Experience communicating with healthcare personnel Experience with data entry Experience with creating and managing spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Disease Surveillance Specialist Job Description Disease Surveillance Specialist Senior Job Description Knowledge, Skills and Abilities For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Disease Surveillance Specialist Job Description Disease Surveillance Specialist Senior Job Description 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 is a Bachelor's degree plus one year (1) of experience in investigating sources and/or experience working with communicable diseases. One additional year of relevant work experience may substitute for one year (1) of the required education with a maximum substitution of four years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * If you answered yes to the previous question, please describe your experience. (Open Ended Question) * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)? 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 * Please explain how you meet the preferred qualifications for this position. (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
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing plus two years of experience in clinic, hospital and/or public health nursing. Licenses and Certifications Required: License to practice nursing in the State of Texas. Must have current healthcare provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ( CPR ) course completion card and will be required to maintain a current certification during employment. Notes to Applicants 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. 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. When completing the City of Austin employment application, any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. 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: 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. Candidates may be required to complete a skills assessment. This position may require occasional driving. If selected, the top candidate must comply with the City of Austin Safe Driver Policy. 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 $29.56 - $38.42 Hours Monday - Friday 8a-5pm. With the possibility of working outside of normal business hours as needed. Job Close Date 09/18/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Public Health Regular/Temporary Temporary Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 5202 East Ben White, Austin Preferred Qualifications Public Health experience Emergency Response or Crisis Management experience Community Outreach experience Bilingual English/Spanish Duties, Functions and Responsibilities For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the job description below: Registered Nurse Senior Job Description Knowledge, Skills and Abilities For the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of this position, please click the job description below: Registered Nurse Senior Job Description 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 school of nursing plus two years of experience in clinic, hospital and/or public health nursing. Do you meet these requirements? Yes No * Do you have a current healthcare provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course completion card? Yes No * This position requires a current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)? 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 * Please describe how you meet the preferred qualifications for this position. (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 * If you answered yes to the question above, please describe your experience. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus four (4) years of experience in public code enforcement, including one (1) year of case management experience in public code enforcement in one or more of the following code enforcement areas: structure/system maintenance or land use that includes site plan interpretation. Two (2) years of experience in building construction may substitute for the required experience in public code enforcement up to two (2) years. Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental, Engineering, Urban Planning, Criminal Justice, or in a related field may substitute for experience in public code enforcement or building construction trade up to two (2) years. Licenses or Certifications: Valid Texas driver's license within thirty (30) days of hire. Criminal background check is required. Registered as a Code Enforcement Officer with the State of Texas within one (1) year of employment. Physical Requirements: Ability to bend, lift, walk, carry, or use a force equal to lifting up to fifty (50) pounds. Notes to Applicants Austin Resource Recovery ( ARR ) (a department within the City of Austin) is looking to hire a candidate responsible for compliance with ordinances that fall under ARR's jurisdiction. This includes but is not limited to, the Universal Recycling Ordinance ( URO ) and Construction Demolition Ordinance (C&D). The successful candidate will perform investigations, inspections, research, and evaluations associated with applicable ordinances along with monitoring the life cycle of cases. 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. Driving Requirement. This position requires a valid Texas driver's license or the ability to acquire one within 30 days of hire. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. 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 work site - including parking lot or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $24.82 - $32.26 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 08/21/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Resource Recovery Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 1520 Rutherford Lane, Bldg. 1, Austin Texas 78754 Preferred Qualifications • Advanced experience in code enforcement case management including accurate and concise case documentation, detailed record keeping and report writing • Advanced experience writing and providing oral communication of any violation and the requirements for correction to customers, the public and other City staff to achieve voluntary compliance. • Current Basic Code Enforcement Officer registration and Code Officer II certification for the State of Texas • Extensive experience using a digital camera, laptop and/or notebook computer, and software applications related to case management of code cases and violations • Extensive experience reading and interpreting maps, building plans, and site plans 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. Determines if violations are present at the reported properties, and enforces residential, commercial and multifamily complex nuisance complaints. Enforces moderate to complex substandard housing complaints and zoning complaints. Advises Code Inspectors through all phases of case management and field inspections. Conducts investigations on reported property code violations, which includes interviews with tenants/occupants, neighbors, contractors, workers, or property owners, to evaluate validity. Performs research of reported property to determine property ownership, current occupants, and extent of violations. Refers code violations to appropriate departments or agencies, and evaluates research findings to determine appropriate enforcement action. Coordinates the improvement or remedy of the violations with the property owners, violators, and/or other city departments. Coordinates with the notification of property owners or violators as required by code, regulation, or State statute for any action taken. Documents all actions, complying with all City standards, taken from initial investigation through the attainment of compliance, abatement, or judicial/administrative referral. Prepares complete cases for administrative, quasi-judicial, and judicial enforcement, which may include providing witness testimony. Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations, and standards pertaining to vehicles and personal safety. Responds to inquiries regarding registered complaints and results. Performs post-disaster assessment of debris volume for collection services. Attends special meetings, which may include presenting/providing information related to code enforcement. 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 the principles, interpretation, and administration of applicable policies, codes, and municipal, State, and Federal regulations and guidelines. Knowledge of investigative techniques, procedures, and reporting. Knowledge of the methods required in reading and interpreting maps, building plans, and site plans. Knowledge of applying land use codes and ordinances, which includes, but is not limited to, research and the use of site plans. Knowledge of the coordination and integration of the investigative function with other operations, the department, and the City. Knowledge of data entry and retrieval procedures. Skill in evaluating research to determine applicable ordinances, codes, regulations, and statutes. Skill in written and oral communication of any violation and the requirements for its improvement or rehabilitation to architects, contractors, developers, other City staff, and the public to achieve voluntary compliance. Skill in making accurate measurements and computations. Skill in preparing clear and concise written reports, and in presenting data to provide timely management information. Skill in recordkeeping, organizational and time management to meet Federal, State, City, department, and division mandated deadlines. Skill in using a digital camera, laptop and/or notebook computer, and software applications. 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. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. 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 high school or equivalent, plus four (4) years of experience in public code enforcement, including one (1) year of case management experience in public code enforcement in one or more of the following code enforcement areas: structure/system maintenance or land use that includes site plan interpretation. Two (2) years of experience in building construction may substitute for the required experience in public code enforcement up to two (2) years. Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental, Engineering, Urban Planning, Criminal Justice, or in a related field may substitute for experience in public code enforcement or building construction trade up to two (2) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications as described? Yes No * Please provide a brief description of 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) * This position requires that you registered as a Code Enforcement Officer with the State of Texas within one (1) year of employment. Are you able to meet this requirement? Yes No * This position requires a Valid Texas driver's license within thirty (30) days of hire. Do you have a Valid Texas driver's license or if selected for this position, do you have the ability to acquire a Valid Texas driver's license within thirty (30) days of hire? Yes No * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? 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 * Please describe your experience researching code enforcement cases. If you do not have this experience, list N/A. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience using a digital camera, laptop and/or notebook computer, and software applications or applications related to case management of code cases and violations? (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience writing and providing oral communication on any code violation to customers, the public, and other City Staff to achieve voluntary compliance. Please list the employers where you gained this experience. If no experience, respond "N/A". (Open Ended Question) * Do you have a Basic Code Enforcement Officer and Code Enforcement Officer II Certification? Yes No * Describe your experience reading and interpreting maps, building plans, and site plans. List the employers where you obtained this experience. If no experience, respond "N/A". (Open Ended Question) * If identified as the 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
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
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 Position Description: Austin Energy seeks an IT Systems Consultant for the Application Development & Integration workgroup. This position develops Java enterprise web applications and complex enterprise application integrations and is responsible for scoping, designing, coding, modifying, debugging, implementing, documenting and testing software applications and enterprise integration solutions. The position also requires working with project teams in support of development and implementation of application and integration projects including requirements gathering, translating business requirements into technical requirements, system design, troubleshooting, deployment, monitoring, and performance enhancements to maintain optimal health of local, development, test and production environments. The position will play a key role in the Application Development & Integration group responsible for contributing to the design and architecture of secure, scalable, and maintainable software. In addition, the position will estimate work effort, effectively prioritize tasks, and conduct design and code reviews to ensure team standards and best practices. Working with Austin Energy provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, career development opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information. 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. Assessments: Your skill level in some of the competency areas for this job may be assessed through skills testing. 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. 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. This position requires a criminal background investigation. Pay Range $36.96 - $48.97 Hours Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (40 hour work week) Additional work hours may be required to support 24-hour Utility operations which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, inclement weather and emergency closures. Job Close Date 08/23/2020 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 - (TLC) Preferred Qualifications Experience in design and development using Java EE concepts Programming experience using Java, Java EE based web applications ( JSP , Servlet, JPA , JMS , JAXB ), Design Patterns, MVC Frameworks, SOAP / REST Web Services, XSLT , XPath Experience implementing service-oriented architecture ( SOA ) and enterprise application integration ( EAI ) Experience developing, analyzing, troubleshooting, debugging, and optimizing middleware integration solutions Experience with EAI / SOA standards and best practices, and integration architecture options Experience with RDBMS and SQL language proficiency with Oracle's database platform Experience with systems development life cycle ( SDLC ) including requirements gathering, development, testing, and deployment Experience with Agile / Scrum SDLC development methodology processes Familiarity with IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM DataPower and Tibco BusinessWorks 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. 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 (*). * The IT Systems Consultant 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 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. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications. Provide 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) * Please review the preferred qualification section, to qualify for each preferred qualification include your relevant experience for each job in the duties, functions, and responsibilities section where applicable. Do you understand this requirement? Yes No * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No * 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
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a relevant field of study, plus six (6) years of progressively responsible experience related to the activities of the division, including three (3) years of experience which were in a supervisory or management capacity. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Licenses and Certifications Required: Construction Rehabilitation Services division manager: TCEQ Class "B" Water Distribution license and Class "B" Wastewater Treatment, or Collection Class III license. A single TCEQ Class "A" Water or Wastewater license may be substituted for dual license requirement. A Texas Professional Engineer (PE) License may be substituted for a Class "A" TCEQ License; or if currently licensed in another state, the ability to obtain a Texas PE License within six (6) months of employment. Notes to Applicants The AW Operations & Maintenance Division Manager for Construction & Rehab Services ( CRS ) will lead a division comprised of 3 direct reports and approximately 42 indirect reports who are focused on capital improvement projects for Austin Water and providing support to other AW divisions as well as other COA departments when requested. This Manager will oversee an operations & maintenance budget of at least $3.7 million as well as a CIP budget of approximately $2 million, and be responsible for negotiating and managing special projects not routinely performed by the division. The working hours of Construction & Rehab Services are Monday - Thursday, 6:30 am - 5:00 pm which may require Division Manager availability outside of their regular work schedule. Working with Austin Water provides a number of benefits including medical, paid leave time, a great retirement plan, training opportunities and more! Click HERE for more information. When completing the City of Austin employment application: A detailed, complete employment application helps us to better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for the position. Please detail on the application any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A résumé and cover letter are required, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Do not use the phrase, "see résumé" to complete your employment application. That will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Required Licensure: The position requires a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ( TCEQ ) Class B Water Distribution license and Class B Wastewater Treatment license or Collection Class III license. A single TCEQ Class A Water or Wastewater license may be substituted for the dual license requirement. A Texas Professional Engineer (PE) license may be substituted for a Class A TCEQ license may be substituted for a Class A TCEQ license. If the identified candidate is coming from outside of Texas, they must have an equivalent license or demonstrate the ability to obtain the appropriate license within six months. Travel: 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.. Pre-Employment Requirements 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. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution as well as proof on 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 the Member 4 page of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. The top candidate must also pass a Criminal Background Investigation. 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 lot, garage or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $36.96 - $48.97 Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with some flexibilit.y Other hours may be required to meet the needs of 24/7 utility operations. Job Close Date 08/21/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Tim Louviere Service Center, 6301-B Harold Court, 78721 Preferred Qualifications Management experience in developing a strategic plan for a division and managing day -to-day operations to meet division goals such as schedule & resource planning, fiscal management & budgeting, and implementing quality controls Experience with capital improvement project management Strong organizational skills and demonstrated experience in planning, organizing & working with frequent interruptions & changes in priorities and collaborating effectively with other departments or units within an organization to meet business objectives Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions in complex situations Experience applying local, state, and federal water and wastewater associated regulations and industry practices to construction and capital improvement project activities Experience implementing excavation safety best practices as it relates to underground utility construction Knowledge of and experience using a CMMS ( IPS , EAM , Maximo or similar) for asset management, workload management, & operational readiness State of Texas Professional Engineer (PE) license Ability to travel to multiple locations 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, executes, and evaluates strategic short-range and long-range plans and criteria for a variety of projects, programs, and division activities. Coordinates facility, process, and project activities within the division, between other Utility divisions and City departments, and with outside consultants, engineers, associations, regulatory agencies, neighborhood associations, and the general public. Evaluates programs for effectiveness and accomplishment of goals. Generates and analyzes data to discern patterns, discrepancies, and opportunities for process improvements. Prepares, consolidates, and monitors division-wide budget based on budgets for plants, laboratories, and treatment infrastructure. Contributes to writing specifications for requests for proposal (RFPs) or requests for quotes (RFQs), evaluates bid proposals, and recommends or approves contractor selection. Develops, reviews, revises, and approves procedures and specifications for plant, field, or laboratory operations; equipment; and technical instrumentation; analytical testing procedures; quality control programs; safety programs; and training programs. Interprets, explains, and ensures compliance with applicable policies, procedures, ordinances, and Federal and State regulations. Facilitates, conducts, and attends meetings and represents the division, department, and City. Provides technical advice and assistance to internal and external customers. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Performs 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 Federal, State, and local laws. Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures. Knowledge of safety practices 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. Skill in planning and organizing. Ability to manage projects, develop and execute project timelines, delegate tasks, and evaluate progress from start up to completion of projects. Ability to resolve problems or situations that require exercising tact, diplomacy, and sound judgment. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to make public presentations. Ability to meet and maintain driver eligibility detailed in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program. 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 include graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a relevant field of study, plus six (6) years of progressively responsible experience related to the activities of the division, including three (3) years of experience which were in a supervisory or management capacity. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Please list the type(s) of Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) licenses or Engineering licenses that you currently hold. If you have any out-of-state licenses that you believe are eligible for reciprocity, please list those. Be sure to include your license number and expiration date. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your relevant supervisory or management experience including hiring, assigning work, counseling, and evaluating employee performance. Include the largest number of employees you were responsible for at one time. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience developing and evaluating short range and long range strategic planning. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in schedule and resource planning, budgeting, and implementing quality controls. Indicate how many years of experience you have in each of these areas. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience in the planning, implementation and oversight of capital improvement projects. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your ability to multitask, prioritize and manage multiple projects and assignments and work with frequent interruptions while meeting critical deadlines. (Open Ended Question) * Briefly describe your experience in coordinating, collaborating and working effectively with other departments or units within an organization to meet business objectives. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your ability to make sound decisions in complex situations. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience applying local, state, and federal water and wastewater associated regulations and industry practices to construction and capital improvement projects. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with excavation safety as it relates to underground utility construction. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in the use of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) (i.e. Hansen, Maximo, Info EAM) for asset management, workload management or operational readiness. Please include years of experience and specific duties and responsibilities related to asset management systems. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * How did you first hear of this position? Career Fair or Job Fair Job Seeker Website (Indeed, Glassdoor, Dice, WorkinTexas.com, Careers in Government, etc.) College/University Alumni Recruitment (Handshake, job boards, etc.) Recruitment Postcard COA/AW Employee (please provide name below) or COA website LinkedIn Professional Association Job Board (AWWA, Women in Technology, Austin HR Management Association, TX Engineering Foundation, etc.)) Other * 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
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, plus four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of industrial facilities related to the position, including three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of a water treatment plant, multi-zone water distribution system, wastewater treatment plant, or wastewater collection system, including two (2) years of experience which were in a supervisory or management capacity. OR Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of industrial facilities related to the position, including seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of a water treatment plant, multi-zone distribution system, wastewater treatment plant, or wastewater collection system , including two (2) years of experience which were in a supervisory or management capacity. Licenses or Certifications: Water Treatment Plant Operations: TCEQ Class B Surface Water License or higher. Water Distribution Systems Facility: TCEQ Class B Surface Water License, Class B Water Distribution License or Class B Groundwater License or higher. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations: TCEQ Class B Wastewater License or higher. Wastewater Collection Systems Facility: TCEQ Class B Wastewater License or Class III Collections License or higher. Notes to Applicants The AW Operations & Maintenance Superintendent for Remote Facilities will be responsible for the management and oversight of 9 remote facilities with 2 direct reports and 12 indirect reports. The superintendent will manage a budget of approximately $3.4 million dollars and be responsible for overseeing capital improvement project contracts and contractors. This position requires significant collaboration with internal and external agencies such as Facilities Engineering, Instrumentation, and Electrical. This position is also responsible for setting goals and strategic direction for the work group. Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits, such as medical, paid leave time, a great retirement plan, training opportunities and more - click HERE for more information. When completing the City of Austin employment application: A detailed, complete employment application helps us to better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for the position. Please detail on the application any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. Provide each job title and employment dates for all jobs included on the application. Your work history should include the duties you performed and any supervisory or management responsibilities including the number of direct and indirect reports. A resume and cover letter are required but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Do not say "see resume" for your job duties or as a response to a supplemental question. Doing so will cause your application to be considered incomplete. All incomplete applications will be disqualified. Required Licensure: The position requires a Class B Wastewater license or higher from TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) upon hire. If the identified candidate is coming from outside of Texas, they must have an equivalent license or demonstrate the ability to obtain the appropriate license within six months. Travel: 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.. If you are selected to interview: Your skill level in some of the competency areas for this job will be assessed through skills testing - specifically in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook at the intermediate level - with a required minimum passing score of 70% on all tests to be considered for the next step in the process. Pre-Employment Requirements 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. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution as well as proof on 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 the Member 4 page of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. The top candidate must also pass a Criminal Background Investigation. 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 lot, garage or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $33.21 - $43.17 Hours Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Other hours may be required to meet the needs of 24/7 utility operations. Job Close Date 08/21/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Walnut Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, 7113 FM 969, 78724 Preferred Qualifications Strong organizational skills and demonstrated experience in planning, organizing and working with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities and collaborating effectively with other departments or units within an organization to meet business objectives Experience interacting with all levels of personnel throughout the organization and adapting communication styles to meet the needs of internal and external customers Experience with and knowledge of Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ( TCEQ ) permitting and reporting requirements Experience using performance measures to facilitate strategic planning and goal setting Experience using related software such as Microsoft Suite, geographic information systems, computerized maintenance management systems, and financial programs (i.e. e-Capris, e-Combs, etc) Ability to regularly travel to multiple locations as part of normal job duties Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ( TCEQ ) Class A Wastewater 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. Interprets and reviews compliance with applicable policies, procedures, and regulations. Monitors operational/mechanical expenditures. Evaluates bid proposals and recommends selection. Coordinates facility activities with system requirements. Coordinates operation/maintenance of treatment facilities, water distribution system, or wastewater collection system with engineers, other departments, contractors, State/Federal regulatory agencies, neighborhood associations, and citizens. Manages site requirements (noise, environment, security). Manages safety programs, including inspections/reporting. Manages regulatory requirements: EPA , TCEQ , Watershed Protection, and AFD . Develops and recommends changes to operating procedures. Analyzes and interprets data and prepares reports, including performance measures. Prepares budget for facility. Provides technical advice to internal and external customers. Researches and responds to management and citizen questions. 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 water treatment facilities, wastewater treatment facilities, multi-zone water distribution systems, or wastewater collection systems. Knowledge of EPA and regulatory requirements. Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws. Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of fiscal planning and budget preparation. Knowledge of supervisory/managerial techniques and principles. 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 priorities, Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Ability to meet and maintain driver eligibility standards detailed in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program. 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 college or university in a related field, plus four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of industrial facilities related to the position, including three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of a water treatment plant, multi-zone water distribution system, wastewater treatment plant, or wastewater collection system, including two (2) years of experience which were in a supervisory or management capacity. OR Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of industrial facilities related to the position, including seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of a water treatment plant, multi-zone distribution system, wastewater treatment plant, or wastewater collection system , including two (2) years of experience which were in a supervisory or management capacity. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Please list the type(s) of Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Licenses that you currently hold or any licenses from another state which you believe to be eligible for reciprocity. Be sure to include your license number and expiration date. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in planning, organizing, and working with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Briefly describe your experience in coordinating, collaborating and working effectively with other departments or units within an organization to meet business objectives. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience interacting with different levels of personnel throughout an organization and adapting communication style to meet the business needs of internal and external customers. Please indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience and knowledge of TCEQ permitting and reporting requirements. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience using performance measures to facilitate strategic planning and goal setting. (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 * What is your level of knowledge working with Geographic Information Systems technology? No Knowledge Entry Level Intermediate Advanced * Which of the following describes your experience in the use of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS- i.e., Hansen, Maximo, Infor EAM) for asset management, workload management or operational readiness? None Less than 2 years 2 to 5 years 5 to 10 years More than 10 years * Please list your financial software systems experience and proficiency level. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * How did you first hear of this position? Career Fair or Job Fair Job Seeker Website (Indeed, Glassdoor, Dice, WorkinTexas.com, Careers in Government, etc.) College/University Alumni Recruitment (Handshake, job boards, etc.) Recruitment Postcard COA/AW Employee (please provide name below) or COA website LinkedIn Professional Association Job Board (AWWA, Women in Technology, Austin HR Management Association, TX Engineering Foundation, etc.)) Other * 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
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Licenses and Certifications Required: None. Notes to Applicants *Resume and cover letter are required and will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application. *A detailed, complete employment application helps us to better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. *A skill based assessment may be administered to candidates selected for interview. *Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the Office of the City Auditor and are also in good standing and meet the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position, you will be included in the initial interview. Pay Range $24.53 - $ 27.19 Hours Monday - Friday 8 am - 5pm (hours may vary). Job Close Date 08/14/2020 Type of Posting Departmental Only Department Office Of The City Auditor Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 200 West Cesar Chavez Street, Suite 200 Austin, TX 78701 Preferred Qualifications Experience auditing municipal government programs/operations for effectiveness/efficiency 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. Conduct interviews and meetings with external clients to elicit useful, relevant, and reliable information. Collect and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data, extracting information that is significant to the project. Conduct research on subject matters related to the project. Document information and conclusions in an organized and useful manner. Use collected information to support conclusions. Develop clear, concise, timely, and accurate written summaries. Demonstrate increasing mastery of performance auditing processes, procedures and techniques. Responsibilities - Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised: Possess and maintain the highest standards of conduct, honesty, and loyalty in both official and personal matters. This position is not responsible for supervising. 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 and ability to adhere to appropriate professional standards, including the Government Auditing Standards. Ability to master steep learning curves regarding government organizations, programs, activities, functions, and, where applicable, their interrelations with the private and not for profit sectors. Ability to solicit, receive, analyze, and use information provided by office staff and external clients and stakeholders. Ability to maintain objectivity and implement appropriate standards of care in all scopes of work. Ability to complete assigned duties and functions in a timely and effective manner. Ability to demonstrate continuous learning and growth by developing a new skill or pursuing a professional certification. Proficient at collecting information according to an established project plan. Proficient at working with others to achieve a project goal or objective. Ability to analyze and evaluate facts; make sound, objective assessments and observations; and where appropriate, make constructive recommendations. 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. Do you meet these requirements? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)? Yes No * Are you a current employee with the City of Austin, Office Of The City Auditor? Yes No * Please describe your experience with providing reviews and feedback on work developed by other team members. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with performance audit processes, procedures and techniques. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with auditing municipal operations, programs, and functions? (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years experience in billing, credit counseling, or customer service. Notes to Applicants Physical requirements for Customer Service / Mail Room Position: The employee is required to perform the following tasks during the normal course of an approximately eight (8) to ten (10) hour day, four (4) to six (6) days a week. This position will involve collection and sorting of mail, carrying tub from various to locations to car, lifting mail tubs from ground to truck bed approximately 36 inches as well as customer service and dispatch duties. Though a majority of the day may be spent on office task/computer use, the position also involves sitting while driving a vehicle for up to 3 hours per day picking up and delivering items around the City of Austin using a company vehicle. Driving involves entering or exiting the cab and the rear step of the truck 36 inches around 5-10 times per day. The employee will apply up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and less force frequently to move objects. The position requires constant standing and grasping of boxes and other packages. This will involve continuous use of arms, shoulders, legs and feet. Additionally, the employee will frequently be expected to perform tasks involving stretching, bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling, pushing/pulling, lifting and stooping while carrying up to 40 pound packages. Employees must have sufficiently good eyesight to drive and inspect truck and other equipment. Additionally, listening while driving is necessary to hear emergency vehicles and other issues with traffic or operational equipment. Employees must also be able to hear and speak to communicate with supervisors, dispatchers, and citizens. This position will answer requests from internal and external customers via phone and email requesting assistance with City of Austin, Austin Resource Recovery Department. It will create Service Requests (SRs and FAs) as appropriate for billing, cart orders, bulk and brush pick-ups, missed pick-ups, dead animal collection and complaints. Additionally, it will be in charge of creating cases for Austin Code Department and entering complaints for Code Compliance in CSRP system and AMANDA . The position will research information given by management and other departments as requested, process requests for billing, enter Field Activities or To-DOs in CC&B system for billing requests, cart orders, correct any programming discrepancies in CC & B to eliminate duplicates and errors created by software, order field checks for carts and handle customer escalated calls transferred by the 311 & AE call center and other city departments. Finally, the position will provide coverage for dispatch by communicating with employees via two-way transceiver radio, Alpha pager, and documenting all received radio transactions in the dispatch log. 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 $18.17 - $ 22.71 Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours may vary due to operational needs. Some nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Job Close Date 08/14/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Resource Recovery Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Administrative Support Location 1520 Rutherford Lane Bldg 1, Austin, Texas 78754 Preferred Qualifications Experience working in a utility customer service or utility billing role. Experience working in a governmental /municipality customer service role. 2 years of customer service or call center experience handling escalated complaints via phone and/or email. 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. Receives by email, fax, or phone, inquiries from customers, contractors, and other city departments. Resolves customer issues with one call resolution. Answers customer requests or inquiries concerning services, products, billing, and equipment. Verifies customer account and active services using various databases and software applications. Researches customer account information to explain services, charges, and adjustments. Logs customer complaints, creates service requests, and routes to the appropriate department(s). Maintains and files all generated service requests. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May train 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 billing procedures. Knowledge of good customer relations practices. 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 handling conflict and uncertain situations. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with 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 the Customer Service Representative position requires: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years experience in billing, credit counseling, and customer service. 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) * Do you have experience working in a utility customer service or utility billing role? Yes No * Are you willing to work varied hours to include evenings, and weekend day(s)? Yes No * * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? yes no * Tell me about your experience working in a utility customer service or utility billing role. In your answer please include which position on your application where you gained this experience and what specific role you played. If you do not have this experience, please put N/A. (Open Ended Question) * What experience do you working in a governmental/municipality customer service role? In your answer please include which position on your application where you gained this experience and what specific role you played. If you do not have this experience, please put N/A. (Open Ended Question) * Tell me about your years of customer service or call center experience handling escalated complaints via phone and/or email. In your answer please include which position on your application where you gained this experience, how many years your performed this role and what specific role you played. If you do not have this experience, please put N/A. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of customer service or call center experience handling escalated complaints via phone and/or email. none less than 1 more than 1 but less than 2 more than 2 but less than 3 3-5 years 5 years + * How many years of experience do you have in billing, credit counseling, or customer service? none less than 1 year more than 1 year but less than 2 more than 2 years but less than 3 3-5 years 5 years + * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? 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City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree plustwo (2) years of experience in a field related to public health/human services programming, planning or program management, one (1) year of which was in a lead or supervisory capacity. Master's degree may substitute for one (1) year of the required work experience. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum substitution of four (4) years Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants This position will help meet project goals of improving the optimal health of adolescents in the Del Valle Independent School District ( DVISD ), and reducing teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections through: (1) effective sexual health education; (2) youth, family and community engagement in systems improvement; and (3) improving the support services system, which includes expanding support services for DVISD youth. 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. 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. When completing the City of Austin employment application, any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. 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: 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. Candidates may be required to complete a skills assessment. 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. 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. Electronic Notification to Applications: Applicants will be notified via e-mail to communicate important information related to the status of their application as part of an ongoing effort to increase operational efficiency, promote a green environment and minimize delays and costs. Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our e-mails or fail to check your inbox in a timely manner When public health responds to an emergency you may be assigned activities that are outside your regular job description. This may involve responding at any time, including nights and weekends with possible deployment to locations other than the Austin Public Health. This position is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness ( PSF ) Program. This program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer. For more information, please visit: Https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Please note that the Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days. Pay Range $26.30 - $34.20 Hours Monday - Friday; 8am-5pm. Occasional Night and Weekends. Job Close Date 08/19/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Public Health Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Grant Funded Category Professional Location 1200 Montopolis Drive, Austin, TX 78741 Preferred Qualifications At least 2 yrs experience in project planning and contractor management At least 2 yrs experience in partnership development and program evaluation At least one year of experience working with adolescents/youth in the area of teen health. Bilingual in Spanish 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. Conduct planning, development and evaluation of assigned program. Provide supervision of program implementation. Perform grant writing and management of grant budget. Collaborate with community based organizations. Promote program and provide program information to community. Provide educational and community awareness presentations. 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 the area of specialization. Knowledge of current principles and practices of planning and program implementation. Knowledge of organization and administration of public health and/or human service programs. Knowledge of program monitoring and policy analysis. Skill in effective oral and/or written communication. Skill in resolving problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgement. Skill in establishing and maintaining 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 from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree plustwo (2) years of experience in a field related to public health/human services programming, planning or program management, one (1) year of which was in a lead or supervisory capacity. Master's degree may substitute for one (1) year of the required work experience. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)? 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 * Select the statement that best describes your English/Spanish bilingual fluency level. I speak both English and Spanish fluently I speak some Spanish I understand some Spanish I am fluent in English only * Please describe your work experience in leading, coordinating and/or supervising programs in the area of Maternal Child and Adolescent Health (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience working with federal grants and federal grant reporting. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe in detail your experience establishing partnerships with local schools and other community organizations (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with budgeting, purchasing, and contract management as a part of a local, state, or federal governmental agency? (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 question above, please describe your experience. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications This position will be filled at one of three levels depending on qualifications. For Minimum Qualifications, please click on the appropriate job description below: Engineering Associate A Engineering Associate B Engineering Associate C Notes to Applicants Position Overview Coordinate and provide administrative and technical review of development plans (preliminary plans, plats, subdivision construction plans, site plans, zoning cases and development assessments), to assess land use, establish water and wastewater service providers, determine service requirement plan notes, and confirm status and inclusion of easements. Perform utility assessments of existing infrastructure and its ability to serve new development, including the provision of fire flow. Coordinate the efforts of multiple internal Austin Water work groups, such as Pipeline Engineering, Facility Engineering, Industrial Waste, Cross Connection, and Private Plumbing. Provide support services to the service extension request ( SER ) program. This position will be filled at one of the following levels depending upon candidate qualifications: Engineering Associate A: $22.83 to $28.99 per hour Engineering Associate B: $24.82 to $32.26 per hour Engineering Associate C: $27.88 to $36.25 per hour Location: Initially this position will be located at Waller Creek Center, 625 E. 10th Street, Austin, TX 78701.. There is a planned relocation for Fall 2020 to the Permitting and Development Center, 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr., Austin, TX 78752. 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. Do not say "see resume" as that will be considered an incomplete application and disqualified. 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 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 the Member 4 page of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. 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 Please see Notes to Applicants for salary information. Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with some flexibility Job Close Date 08/20/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location See Notes to Applicants for Location Information Preferred Qualifications The ability to review site plans and subdivision plans to verify appropriate utility easements are identified and provided; to verify from a broad perspective that there is sufficient capacity for water and/or wastewater service; to ensure utility design criteria is adhered to; and to verify compliance with local and state rules and regulations Knowledge of and experience adhering to all relevant code and utility design criteria related to land use, land development, and water and wastewater infrastructure such as Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Utility Design Criteria, Uniform Plumbing Code, International Fire Code, and municipal land development codes Knowledge and experience with design, construction, and/or operation and maintenance of private plumbing, public water distribution systems, and public wastewater collection systems Ability to determine and communicate with the customer applicable water and wastewater service options Experience using GIS software such as ArcMap or ArcPro for system analysis and mapping Experience using municipal permitting, plan review, and/or work order software Skill in collaborating and coordinating with multiple work groups within a utility, government, or other similarly regulated industry Ability to communicate technical details in response to internal and external customers inquiries Duties, Functions and Responsibilities This position will be filled at one of three levels depending on qualifications. For Duties, Functions and Responsibilities, please click on the appropriate job description below: Engineering Associate A Engineering Associate B Engineering Associate C Knowledge, Skills and Abilities This position will be filled at one of three levels depending on qualifications. For Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, please click on the appropriate job description below: Engineering Associate A Engineering Associate B Engineering Associate C 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 include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Do you meet these qualifications? Yes No * How many years of experience do you have in preparing/designing and/or reviewing development plans? None Less than 1 year 1 - 2 years 2 - 4 years Over 4 years * Please describe your experience in the preparation and/or review of development plans. (Open Ended Question) * Briefly describe your knowledge and experience with codes and design criteria related to land use, land development, and water and wastewater infrastructure including but not limited to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Utility Design Criteria, Uniform Plumbing Code, International Fire Code, and municipal land development codes. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your knowledge and experience with design, construction, and/or operation and maintenance of private plumbing, public water distribution systems, and public wastewater collection systems. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your ability to determine applicable water and wastewater service options for properties. Please include whether you have any experience communicating your determination and technical details to customers. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have using GIS software such as ArcMap, ArcPro or others for system analysis and mapping? None Less than 1 year 1 - 2 years 2 - 4 years Over 4 years * How many years of experience do you have working with municipal permitting, plan review and/or work order software, such as AMANDA, Infor IPS, or others? None Less than 1 year 1 - 2 years 2 - 4 years Over 4 years * Describe your experience collaborating and coordinating with multiple work groups within a utility, government, or other similarly regulated industry (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your ability to respond verbally and in writing to internal and external customers inquiries on technical details related to this position. (Open Ended Question) * How did you first hear of this position? Career Fair or Job Fair Job Seeker Website (Indeed, Glassdoor, Dice, WorkinTexas.com, Careers in Government, etc.) College/University Alumni Recruitment (Handshake, job boards, etc.) Recruitment Postcard COA/AW Employee (please provide name below) or COA website LinkedIn Professional Association Job Board (AWWA, Women in Technology, Austin HR Management Association, TX Engineering Foundation, etc.)) Other * 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
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in a related field, plus five (5) years of relevant experience in consultation and the utilization of BI tools. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for up to two (2) years of the required experience. Licenses and Certifications Required: None. Notes to Applicants POSITION DESCRIPTION : The contact center is rich in data from a multitude of sources. We are in need of someone who can take these disparate pieces of data and business intelligence analysis to help tell a story and to provide recommendations of what levers to pull to produce favorable outcomes for both the organization and our customers. It will be vitally important that the candidate is proficient in data mining, design, development and implementation of BI and analytics systems. The successful candidate must be able to analyze business performance and develop reports and data visualizations to support the business to make informed decisions. They should be detail oriented, inquisitive and curious, aware of and have worked with benchmarking organizations, understand predictive and prescriptive analysis and present/communicate to a wide range of customers - to include business partners and Executives. We are looking for a candidate proficient in the following: 1. Tableau; 2. Dashboard creation and data visualization tools, 3. ETL , OLAP and Drill Down 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 should 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). VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge. 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. All Essential employees ensure the continuance of key operations in order to maintain the delivery of electric service safely for the City of Austin. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check. Pay Range $31.33 - $40.73 Hours 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday Shift may change according to departmental needs. Job Close Date 08/30/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Temporary Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 721 Barton Springs, Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications intermediate experience in SQL , MS Excel, and Business Intelligence tools Proficient using data visualization tools Proficient experience using MicroStrategy 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. Analyzes business and functional requirements and translates these requirements into robust, scalable, and operable solutions. 2. Collects, analyzes, and shares data to help business teams drive improvement in key business metrics, customer experience, and business results. 3. Utilizes database and web application technologies to design, develop, and evaluate innovative business intelligence tools and automated reports. 4. Designs, develops, and tests BI solutions such as databases, data warehouses, queries and views, reports, and dashboards. 5. Performs conversions, imports, and exports of data within and between internal and external software systems. 6. Merges BI platforms with enterprise systems and applications and documents new and existing models, solutions, and implementations. 7. Enhances the performance of BI tools by defining data to filter and indexes. 8. Troubleshoots BI tools, systems, and software. Troubleshoots reported data loads or reconciliation inconsistencies in conjunction with the sites for data models and/or reports. 9. Tracks, monitors, and analyzes performance and production issues, and implements improvements. 10. Supports and helps manage external resources, such as service providers and vendor support and participates in vendor evaluations. 11. Maintains the quality of Metadata Repository by adding, modifying, and deleting data. 12. Provides input to the development of data/information quality metrics. 13. Tracks and reports on issues and enhancement requests for the business in a timely manner. 14. Analyzes and tests new releases/versions of software. 15. Designs and delivers end-user training and training materials. Trains users to transform data into action-oriented information and to use that information correctly. Responsibilities - Supervisor 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 reporting analysis, design, and programming principles as well as knowledge of multiple industry standard reporting tools such as Crystal and Business Objects. Knowledge of industry standard database systems such as MS, SQL , and Oracle. Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle ( SDLC ) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library ( ITIL ) concepts. Knowledge of release, change, configuration, and incident management. Knowledge of industry reporting techniques and developing and maintaining interactive reports. Knowledge of relational data modeling and relational database design. Knowledge of standard industry ERP technologies such as SAP . Knowledge of business operations as well as one or more business functional areas. Skill in data analysis and data mining. Skill in identifying and solving system and application problems. Skill in coordinating work projects and providing technical assistance. Skill in preparing data structures, flowcharts, and logic flow diagrams. Skill in applying migration procedures. Skill in analyzing and meeting the data processing needs of users. Skill in working with people of varying technical abilities in a team environment. Skill in training groups on reporting standards. Skill in analyzing major system reporting problems and applying appropriate solutions. Skill in actively participating in functional unit testing, integration testing, stress testing, systems testing, and user acceptance testing. Ability to learn City specific and industry standard reporting tool sets. Ability to explain complex technical information in business terms and communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to support and work with Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing environments. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general 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 (*). * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in a related field, plus five (5) years of relevant experience in consultation and the utilization of BI tools. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for up to two (2) years of the required experience. Do you meet these requirements? Yes No * If you answered yes to the previous question, please describe how you meet these minimum qualifications. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience using data analysis and/or business intelligence software? Yes No * Please list the data analysis platforms and/or business intelligence software you have worked with and your level of proficiency in each. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in creating data visualizations. List the software you have used. (Open Ended Question) * This position is categorized as an Essential Personnel position. Essential Personnel are required to come to work during emergencies and/or bad weather if they are scheduled to work and in some cases when they are not scheduled. Can you work this schedule as required? 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
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Public or Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or in a field related to the job, plus a minimum of eight (8) years of progressively increasing responsibilities relevant to the water utility industry, including six (6) years of experience in a managerial or executive capacity. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in the fields above may be substituted for two (2) years of the required non-supervisory experience. Notes to Applicants Position Overview As an executive level position reporting to the Director and with minimal direction, this position executes as the Chief Financial Officer for Austin Water. This position has the fiduciary responsibility for administering all financial operations and proceedings for Austin Water, including financial management, budget and accounting, and supply chain management divisions. To view or download a brochure that details this exciting opportunity click here 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. Regarding Your Application: A detailed and complete Employment Application is required. Resume and Cover Letter are required and will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online Employment Application. Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application. Employment history dates must include month and year. To ensure consideration, candidates should apply by September 6, 2020. To apply, candidates must complete this online application. Interested candidates should apply early in the process for optimum consideration. This position is subject to the Texas Open Records Act. For questions about this position please contact thomas.birdwell@austintexas.gov 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. Travel: 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. 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 Hours 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday - Friday. Hours may vary depending upon business needs. Job Close Date Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Waller Creek Center 625 E. 10th St. Austin, TX 78701 Preferred Qualifications The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable managing utility and/or other governmental entity financial functions, including budgeting, accounting, accounts payable, procurement card program, forecasting, cost of service, rate development, debt management, and regulatory filings and reporting. The candidate should possess excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to establish relationships with City staff and the community. Prior supervisory experience in a large, robust city/organization is highly preferred. Advanced written and verbal communication skills are imperative for this position. The following core competencies are important for this role: Planning Priorities - Recognizes, plans, focuses upon, and works toward what is most important or critical. Debt Management Experience - Experience in debt management strategies including commercial paper interim financing, revenue bond issuance timing, Texas Water Development Board low-interest loan processes, official statement updates, long-term debt management strategies, debt defeasance planning, coordinating with City's Treasury Office and financial advisors, and developing and presenting to rating agencies. Supply Chain Management Experience - Experience in Supply Chain Management functions including procurement and contract management, inventory management and warehouse stores, and Fleet management, budgeting and procurement assistance. Communicates Effectively - Demonstrates the ability to convey and receive information and ideas in an open, clear, and articulate manner with respect to cultural differences and others' perspectives. Exercises Leadership - Uses appropriate judgement to handle critical, problematic, or a striking set of conditions with focus, ownership, and accountability. Thinks Strategically - Enables others to better understand and implement the vision and strategy, while being the aligned forward thinker, has the ability to formulate and communicate sound business strategy, and implement in a clear and concise manner. Community Collaborator - Has experience in presenting complex financial information strategies to public stakeholders, utility management, City Manager's Office, Boards and Commissions, and City Council. Achieves Results - Has the ability to achieve organizational goals and objectives. Utility Rate Experience - including cost of service allocation methodologies and modeling, customer class rate structures and design, development of Public Utility Commission rate filings and testimony, and working with City Legal and outside counsel on rate matters. 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. For Duties, Functions and Responsibilities, please click on the link below: Assistant Director Financial Services 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. For Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, please click on the link below: Assistant Director Financial Services 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 the Assistant Director, Financial Services are: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Public or Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or in a field related to the job, plus a minimum of eight (8) years of progressively increasing responsibilities relevant to the water utility industry, including six (6) years of experience in a managerial or executive capacity. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in the fields above may be substituted for two (2) years of the required non-supervisory experience. Do you meet the minimum qualifications? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Please briefly describe your experience managing the financial efforts of utility finance in a large organization. Please include size of the organization and number of employees reporting to you. (Open Ended Question) * The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable of local, state and federal water and wastewater utility regulations. Briefly describe how your education and experience relate to this. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, plus four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of industrial facilities related to the position, including three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of a water treatment plant, multi-zone water distribution system, wastewater treatment plant, or wastewater collection system, including two (2) years of experience which were in a supervisory or management capacity. OR Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of industrial facilities related to the position, including seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of a water treatment plant, multi-zone distribution system, wastewater treatment plant, or wastewater collection system , including two (2) years of experience which were in a supervisory or management capacity. Licenses or Certifications: Water Treatment Plant Operations: TCEQ Class B Surface Water License or higher. Water Distribution Systems Facility: TCEQ Class B Surface Water License, Class B Water Distribution License or Class B Groundwater License or higher. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations: TCEQ Class B Wastewater License or higher. Wastewater Collection Systems Facility: TCEQ Class B Wastewater License or Class III Collections License or higher. Notes to Applicants The AW Operations & Maintenance Superintendent for Pump Stations & Reservoirs Maintenance will be responsible for the management, leadership, and oversight of 33 potable water pump stations, 37 potable water reservoirs, 2 reclaimed water reservoirs, 1 reclaimed water pump station, and Longhorn Dam. This superintendent manages up to 4 direct reports and 32 indirect reports. The person in this position will be responsible for maintaining six different budgets totaling approximately $40 million: a maintenance budget and operations budget each for Pump Stations, Reclaimed Facilities, and Longhorn Dam. This position will frequently collaborate and coordinate with contractors, consultants, and engineers. They are also responsible for implementing Utility wide and division level goals and strategic plans. Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits, such as medical, paid leave time, a great retirement plan, training opportunities and more - click HERE for more information. When completing the City of Austin employment application: A detailed, complete employment application helps us to better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for the position. Please detail on the application any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. Provide each job title and employment dates for all jobs included on the application. Your work history should include the duties you performed and any supervisory or management responsibilities including the number of direct and indirect reports. A resume and cover letter are required but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Do not say "see resume" for your job duties or as a response to a supplemental question. Doing so will cause your application to be considered incomplete. All incomplete applications will be disqualified. Required Licensure: The position requires a Class B Surface Water license or a Class B Water Distribution license or a Class B Groundwater license from TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) upon hire. If the identified candidate is coming from outside of Texas, they must have an equivalent license or demonstrate the ability to obtain the appropriate license within six months. Travel: 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.. If you are selected to interview: Your skill level in some of the competency areas for this job will be assessed through skills testing - specifically in Microsoft Excel (intermediate level) and Business Writing - with a required minimum passing score of 70% on both tests to be considered for the next step in the process. Pre-Employment Requirements 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. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution as well as proof on 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 the Member 4 page of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. The top candidate must also pass a Criminal Background Investigation. 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 lot, garage or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $33.21 - $43.17 Hours Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Other hours may be required to meet the needs of 24/7 utility operations. Job Close Date 08/13/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location South First Service Center, 3616 S. 1st Street, 78704 Preferred Qualifications Experience providing effective leadership to indirect and direct reports across multiple shifts in a 24-7 operation Experience using performance measures to facilitate strategic planning and goal setting Experience with managing budgets, including identifying needs, creating budgets, and monitoring performance measures using financial management software such as City of Austin eCAPRIS or eCombs systems or similar Strong organizational skills and demonstrated experience in planning, organizing and working with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities and collaborating effectively with other departments or units within an organization to meet business objectives Experience in construction, maintenance, and design of water treatment or distribution system facilities Strong conflict resolution and problem-solving skills Experience using related software such as Microsoft Excel, GIS , and computerized maintenance management systems Ability to travel to multiple locations 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. Interprets and reviews compliance with applicable policies, procedures, and regulations. Monitors operational/mechanical expenditures. Evaluates bid proposals and recommends selection. Coordinates facility activities with system requirements. Coordinates operation/maintenance of treatment facilities, water distribution system, or wastewater collection system with engineers, other departments, contractors, State/Federal regulatory agencies, neighborhood associations, and citizens. Manages site requirements (noise, environment, security). Manages safety programs, including inspections/reporting. Manages regulatory requirements: EPA , TCEQ , Watershed Protection, and AFD . Develops and recommends changes to operating procedures. Analyzes and interprets data and prepares reports, including performance measures. Prepares budget for facility. Provides technical advice to internal and external customers. Researches and responds to management and citizen questions. 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 water treatment facilities, wastewater treatment facilities, multi-zone water distribution systems, or wastewater collection systems. Knowledge of EPA and regulatory requirements. Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws. Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of fiscal planning and budget preparation. Knowledge of supervisory/managerial techniques and principles. 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 priorities, Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Ability to meet and maintain driver eligibility standards detailed in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program. 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 college or university in a related field, plus four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of industrial facilities related to the position, including three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of a water treatment plant, multi-zone water distribution system, wastewater treatment plant, or wastewater collection system, including two (2) years of experience which were in a supervisory or management capacity. OR Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of industrial facilities related to the position, including seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in the management and operation of a water treatment plant, multi-zone distribution system, wastewater treatment plant, or wastewater collection system , including two (2) years of experience which were in a supervisory or management capacity. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Please list the type(s) of Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Licenses that you currently hold or any licenses from another state which you believe to be eligible for reciprocity. Be sure to include your license number and expiration date. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have providing effective leadership to indirect and direct reports across multiple shifts in a 24/7 operation? None Less than 2 years More than 2 years, but less than 5 years More than 5 years, but less than 8 years More than 8 years, but less than 10 years More than 10 years * Please describe your experience using performance measures to facilitate strategic planning and goal setting. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience developing and managing budgets. (Open Ended Question) * Please list your financial software systems experience and proficiency level. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your ability to multitask, prioritize and manage multiple projects and assignments and work with frequent interruptions while meeting critical deadlines. (Open Ended Question) * Briefly describe your experience in coordinating, collaborating and working effectively with other departments or units within an organization to meet business objectives. (Open Ended Question) * Describe any experience you have in construction, maintenance, and design of water treatment or distribution system facilities. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires skill in problem solving and conflict resolution. Briefly describe any experience using these skills in your current or previous positions. (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes your proficiency with Microsoft Excel? No experience Basic: create/edit simple spreadsheets, sort data, enter formulas Intermediate: create/edit spreadsheets, create charts/graphs from spreadsheet data, hide and unhide rows/columns, use basic functions such as SUM, AVERAGE, and COUNT Advanced: develop complex spreadsheets, create charts/graphs/tables, import data from external databases, use AutoFilter to analyze data, use complex functions/formulas for math & logic equations * What is your level of knowledge working with Geographic Information Systems technology? No Knowledge Entry Level Intermediate Advanced * Which of the following describes your experience in the use of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) - i.e. Hansen, Maximo, Infor EAM - for facilities asset management, workload management, or operational readiness? None Less than 2 years 2 - 5 years 5 - 7 years 7 or more years * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * How did you first hear of this position? Career Fair or Job Fair Job Seeker Website (Indeed, Glassdoor, Dice, WorkinTexas.com, Careers in Government, etc.) College/University Alumni Recruitment (Handshake, job boards, etc.) Recruitment Postcard COA/AW Employee (please provide name below) or COA website LinkedIn Professional Association Job Board (AWWA, Women in Technology, Austin HR Management Association, TX Engineering Foundation, etc.)) Other * 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
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, plus four (4) years of experience in a field related to public health/human services programming, public health/human services planning, or public health/human services program management. Related experience may substitute for education up to a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for one (1) year of the required work experience. Notes to Applicants This position will help meet project goals of improving the optimal health of adolescents in the Del Valle Independent School District ( DVISD ), and reducing teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections through: (1) effective sexual health education; (2) youth, family and community engagement in systems improvement; and (3) improving the support services system, which includes expanding support services for DVISD youth. Travel: 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 $22.83 - $28.99 Hours M-F; 8am-5pm This position may require working non-standard hours (i.e., evenings and weekends) to meet business needs Job Close Date 08/20/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Public Health Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Grant Funded Category Professional Location 1200 Montopolis Drive, Austin, TX 78741 Preferred Qualifications At least one year of experience working with adolescents/youth in the area of teen health. At least one year of experience in direct implementation of an adolescent sexual health curriculum At least one year of experience coordinating sub-grantee partnerships Ability to travel to multiple sites though-out the workday Bilingual in Spanish 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. Plans goals, objectives, for assigned programs. Develops policies and procedures. Evaluates programs to determine compliance with Federal, State, Local, and departmental regulations. Develops and conducts orientation and training sessions for program staff. Assists in budget preparation. Promotes assigned programs through relevant media. Investigates client or community complaints. Handles personnel issues Performs other tasks as required. 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 the area of specialization. Knowledge of current principles and practices of planning and program implementation. Knowledge of organization and administration of public health and/or human service programs. Knowledge of program monitoring and policy analysis. Skill in communicating effectively orally and in writing. Skill in establishing effective and constructive working relationships. 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, plus four (4) years of experience in a field related to public health/human services programming, public health/human services planning, or public health/human services program management. Related experience may substitute for education up to a maximum substitution of four (4) years. A Master's degree may substitute for one (1) year of the required work experience. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? (Please note that an affirmative answer must be supported by information in your City of Austin employment application.) Yes No * If you answered yes to the question above, please describe your experience. (Open Ended Question) * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)? 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 * Select the statement that best describes your English/Spanish bilingual fluency level. I speak both English and Spanish fluently I speak some Spanish I understand some Spanish I am fluent in English only * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * Please describe your experience providing sexual health, pregnancy prevention and reproductive health education to adolescents. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experiences working with teens from diverse populations. Please be specific and include years of experience, setting, ages, types of teens served, and your role serving them. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience developing and implementing community programs with youth and parents. (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