City of Murrieta

The City of Murrieta, located in southwest Riverside County, was incorporated under the general laws of the State of California on July 1, 1991 and currently supports a population of approximately 114,000 residents. While offering affordable housing and high quality schools, the City represents a blend of dynamic growth amid the traditional values of a historic rural community dating back to the 1890's. Every resident and employee of the City has the opportunity to be an integral part in shaping the Murrieta of today, and, more important, the Murrieta of tomorrow.

 

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City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, California, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Description and Essential Functions Connected by Amazing Employees The City of Murrieta is accepting applications for the position of Accounting Specialist to fill one (1) current vacancy in our Finance Department. The eligibility list established may be used to fill upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to one (1) year. POSITION The Accounting Specialist position oversees the Accounts Receivable functions for the City of Murrieta. This position performs a variety of routine and non-routine accounts receivable and collection tasks including invoice billing, payment collection, and account reconciliations. DEFINITION Under general supervision, performs a variety of specialized, technical, and complex clerical accounting work of above average difficulty in connection with the preparation, review, and maintenance of financial and statistical records; and performs related work as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned management and supervisory staff. Exercises no direct supervision over staff. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This is the fully qualified journey-level classification in the clerical accounting series. Positions at this level perform the full range of duties as assigned, working independently, and exercising judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Audits, balances, and reconciles ledgers, journals, accounting records and reports with control figures, analyzes accounts, researches discrepancies and posts correcting entries; reconciles bank statements Participates in a variety of accounting activities, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and the preparation of departmental reports, audit of bills and invoices, balancing of cash drawer, and preparation of deposits Tracks, maintains, and analyzes capital outlay invoices, donated assets, and creates journal entries as an investment to fixed assets Monitors and maintains a variety of government grant funds and prepares reimbursement billings Maintains credit card accounts; processes receipts and reconciles with credit card statements Processes invoice requests; creates and maintains new accounts Assists in budget preparation, including development of reports and formulas, analysis of operating costs, and research of past expenditures as requested Reviews timesheets submitted by consultants for work performed on developer accounts, posts to developer accounts and posts appropriate overhead revenue to City's general fund; verifies timesheets against consultant invoices and checks appropriate amounts against approved contracts; processes consultant invoices for accounts payable payments Prepares year-end audit schedules as per assigned funds Updates and maintains cash in lieu report Posts wire transfers and handwritten checks for bonds Verifies, posts and records a variety of financial transactions; prepares and maintains databases, records, and a variety of periodic and special financial, accounting and statistical reports; generates reports by computer and balances them appropriately Enters and retrieves information and data using standard word processing and spreadsheet software, as well as accounting, financial, and other related electronic information systems specific to the department to which assigned Generates and assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial, summary and technical reports Assists customers, departments, and employees by providing answers and information regarding specific account information, discrepancies, general accounting procedures, and/or department specific issues and problems; researches issues regarding specific transactions; and updates related files and departments on action items Assists supervisor(s) with special projects as required Observes and complies with City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED), supplemented by completion of high school level or above coursework in bookkeeping or accounting Two (2) years of clerical accounting experience which included public contact work similar to that of an Accounting Assistant with the City of Murrieta LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS None Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions KNOWLEDGE OF Generally accepted accounting principles Principles and practices of accounting including governmental accounting Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting Principles and practices of budget development and implementation Methods and techniques of coding, verifying, balancing, and reconciling accounting records Business arithmetic and basic financial and statistical techniques Record-keeping principles and procedures City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination, including computers and software programs relevant to work performed Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff ABILITY TO Prepare a variety of financial data and supporting reports Maintain accurate and current financial records Prepare clear and concise reports Make thorough and accurate arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record-keeping, and tracking systems Understand and follow oral and written instructions Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical deadlines Understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, and standards relevant to work performed Effectively use computer systems, software applications relevant to work performed, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Supplemental Information APPLICATION PROCEDURE A City application form and resume must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.MurrietaCA.gov . SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which may include a physical, drug screen, and Live Scan background screening. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The City of Murrieta is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, and promotions are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age (over 40), marital or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, disability, or any other basis that is inconsistent with federal, state or local laws. THE COMMUNITY Located just north of San Diego County, the city of Murrieta is home to approximately 116,000 people. Central to all of Southern California, residents of Murrieta live in one of the safest cities in the U.S. With top-ranked schools, 52 parks, and 1,300 acres of trails, it is consistently ranked the top place to live in Southwest Riverside County. Murrieta has a dynamic business environment, an educated population, and a high median income. All of these attributes support the exceptional quality of life residents enjoy and the engaged and connected community that sets Murrieta apart from the rest. MURRIETA GENERAL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION The following is a summary of the provided benefits to full-time employees in the represented unit. For further information, please refer to the unit's Salary Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding . RETIREMENT : The City participates inthe California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Tier 1 (Classic Members hired prior to 12/30/2012) Final Compensation: Highest twelve (12) consecutive month period Member Contribution: 8.0% of compensation Formula: 2.7% at 55 Tier 2 (Classic Members hired on or after 12/30/2012) Formula: 2.0% at 60 Member Contribution: 7.0% of compensation Final Compensation: Highest thirty-six (36) consecutive month period Tier 3 (New Members) Formula: 2.0% at 62 Member Contribution: 50% of normal cost (currently 6.5% of compensation) Final Compensation: Highest thirty-six (36) consecutive month period MEDICAL INSURANCE : The City contributes up to $1,611.16 per month toward medical insurance for employees and their eligible dependents. RETIREE MEDICAL INSURANCE : Please refer to the unit's Memorandum of Understanding for details. DENTAL INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee and their eligible dependents. VISION INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee and their eligible dependents. LIFE INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for a $50,000 life insurance policy. Additional life insurance is available. SHORT-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE: The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee. LONG-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee. DEFERRED COMPENSATION : Employees are eligible to participate in a deferred compensation plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions and/orICMA-RC. The City shall contribute a matching amount not to exceed $1,600 per year. BILINGUAL PAY INCENTIVE : 2.5% of base pay for eligible members of the association who are fluent in the Spanish language. Note: The provisions of this summary do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this summary may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contributions toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract negotiations between the recognized employee association and the City of Murrieta. 01 The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. You may be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in a work sample or during an interview. By completing this supplemental questionnaire, you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or result in dismissal. Responses such as, "see resume" or "see application" will result in rejection of your application. Proof of education is required. Yes, I understand and agree No, I do not agree 02 Do you possess a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED), supplemented by by completion of high school level or above coursework in bookkeeping or accounting. Yes No 03 What is the highest level of education you have completed? Less than a High School diploma or equivalent. High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) Some college Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctorate Degree 04 How many years of clerical accounting experience do you possess involving public contact? No clerical experience or less than two years. More than two, but less than three years. More than three, but less than four years. More than four, but less than five years. More than five years. Required Question Closing Date/Time: 10/16/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, California, United States
Sep 13, 2022
Full Time
Description and Essential Functions Connected by Amazing Employees The City of Murrieta is accepting applications for the position of Accountant to fill one (1) current vacancy in our Finance Department. The eligibility list established may be used to fill upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to one (1) year. POSITION The ideal candidate is detail oriented, organized, with excellent problem-solving skills and works well in a team environment. The selected candidate will have a primary focus on preparation of the single audit report, completion and submission of grant financial reports, coordinate programmatic grant reports, preparation of agenda reports and managing the City's Capital Assets may be assigned other accounting functions or special projects. DEFINITION Under direction, performs a variety of detailed accounting, statistical and/or narrative financial statements or reports requiring analysis and interpretation of source data; reconciles bank accounts and verifies transactions; recommends new or revised accounting systems, procedures and records; and performs related work as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from assigned management and supervisory staff. Exercises no direct supervision over staff. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This is the fully qualified journey-level professional classification in the accounting job family. Positions at this level perform the full range of duties as assigned, working independently, and exercising judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides responsible professional and technical assistance in the administration and implementation of the City's financial and accounting programs; performs a variety of detailed accounting, statistical and/or narrative financial statements or reports requiring analysis and interpretation of source data Conducts and/or coordinates internal/external audits of financial records; examines, analyzes and verifies documents to ensure adherence to established internal controls and accepted professional standards interprets, explains, and applies general and governmental accounting/auditing principles and procedures, laws, and regulations affecting the financial operations of municipal government Performs bank account reconciliations; verifies accuracy of recorded transactions; prepares related work sheets, cash balances, proofs and other schedules Reviews the work of payroll staff in making entries, reconciliations and performing other fiscal record keeping work Analyzes and reconciles general ledger and subsidiary accounts related to postings from payroll, accounts payable, cash receipts, and accounts receivable; makes complex and difficult adjusting entries affecting several subsystems of the accounting system. prepares monthly financial statements and reports Prepares and assists with monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports including preparation of year-end audit schedules, and reports. This includes assisting independent auditors by collecting and providing client-prepared schedules, answering variance analysis questions, and helping in the preparation and verification of financial statements and information Recommends and assists in the implementation of new or revised accounting systems, procedures and records; may participate in the development of automated programs for accounting analyses Oversees grant accounting functions including recordation of revenue and expenditures, submittal of fiscal documents and disbursements; prepares required Single Audit compliance reports Compiles, analyzes and enters data related to capital assets for operational and infrastructure assets Ensures the accurate accounting of all fund activity related to inventory fixed assets Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions, and reviews publications to remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in the field of accounting Ensures staff compliance with City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Required: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in finance or accounting Three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional accounting experience LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS None Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions KNOWLEDGE OF Modern principles, practices, and methods of public and governmental accounting and financing, including program budgeting and auditing and their application to municipal operations General principles and practices of data processing and its applicability to accounting and municipal operations Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned areas of responsibility Payroll processing procedures Principles and practices of financial data collection and report preparation Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting Principles and practices of grant accounting Methods and techniques of coding, verifying, balancing, and reconciling accounting records Mathematics and financial and statistical techniques City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination, including computers and software programs relevant to work performed Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff. ABILITY TO Perform professional accounting duties in multiple financial program areas Review and verify the accuracy of financial data Prepare clear, complete, and concise financial statements and reports Analyze, post, balance and reconcile financial ledgers, reports and accounts Analyze financial data and draw sound conclusions Ensure proper authorization and documentation for disbursements and other financial transactions Make accurate arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations Assist City departments with accounting issues Establish and maintain a variety of fiscal filing, record-keeping, and tracking systems Understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, and standards relevant to work performed Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical deadlines Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedures, and legal guidelines Effectively use computer systems, software applications relevant to work performed, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of tasks Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Supplemental Information APPLICATION PROCEDURE A City application form must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.MurrietaCA.gov . SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above . All properly completed applications will be reviewed , and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which include a pre-hire physical and Live Scan background investigation. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The City of Murrieta is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, and promotions are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age (over 40), marital or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, disability, or any other basis that is inconsistent with federal, state or local laws. THE COMMUNITY Located just north of San Diego County, the City of Murrieta is home to approximately 116,000 people. Family- oriented with more than 52 parks, 1,300 acres of trails and some of the nation's top school (s) , i t is consistently ranked the top place to live in SW Riverside C ounty and one of the safest c ities in California. With some of the lowest unemployment in the state, City-based Police and Fire, and a high median income, Murrieta's offers its residents an exceptional quality-of-life in an engaged and connected community. MANAGEMENT & CONFIDENTIAL The following is a summary of the provided benefits to full-time employees in the represented unit. For further information, please refer to the unit's Salary Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding . RETIREMENT : The City participates inthe California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Tier 1 (Classic Members hired prior to 12/30/2012) Formula: 2.7% at 55 Member Contribution: 8.0% of compensation Final Compensation: Highest twelve (12) consecutive month period Tier 2 (Classic Members hired on or after 12/30/2012) Formula: 2.0% at 60 Member Contribution: 7.0% of compensation Final Compensation: Highest thirty-six (36) consecutive month period Tier 3 (New Members) Formula: 2.0% at 62 Member Contribution: 50% of normal cost (currently 7.0% of compensation) Final Compensation: Highest thirty-six (36) consecutive month period MEDICAL INSURANCE : The City contributes up to $1,611.16 per month toward medical insurance for employees and their eligible dependents. RETIREE MEDICAL INSURANCE : Please refer to the unit's Memorandum of Understanding for details. DENTAL INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee and their eligible dependents. VISION INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee and their eligible dependents. LIFE INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for a life insurance policy equal to one time an employee's base salary. Additional life insurance is available. SHORT-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE: The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee. LONG-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee. DEFERRED COMPENSATION : Employees are eligible to participate in a deferred compensation plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions and/orICMA-RC. The City contributes a matching amount to the employee's account on a dollar for dollar basis, not to exceed the following amounts. $3,400 per year for Department Heads toward 401aplan. $3,000 per year for Managers towards 457 plan. $2,000 per year for Confidentialtowards 457 plan. ANNUAL LEAVE AND HOLIDAYS : 192 hours of annual leave and 112.5 hours of holiday leave. ADMIN LEAVE ACCRUAL : Department Heads and Management staff . Deptartment Heads - 120 hrs per year. Managment - 80 hrs per year. AUTO ALLOWANCE : $300 per month DepartmentHeads only(Exception Fire & Police Chief) FLEX SCHEDULE : Administrative staff works a 9/80 schedule BILINGUAL PAY INCENTIVE : 2.5% of base pay for eligible members of the association who are fluent in the Spanish language. Note: The provisions of this summary do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this summary may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contributions toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract negotiations between the recognized employee association and the City of Murrieta. 01 The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. You may be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in a work sample or during an interview. By completing this supplemental questionnaire, you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or result in dismissal. Responses such as, "see resume" or "see application" will result in rejection of your application. Proof of education is required. Yes, I understand and agree No, I do not agree 02 What is the highest level of education you have completed? Less than a High School diploma or equivalent. High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) Some college Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctorate Degree 03 Do you possess an associate's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major coursework in finance, accounting or a related field? Please attach transcripts or proof of degree; required at time of submitting application. Yes No 04 If you indicated you have a degree in the previous question, please specify your major below. Please attach proof of education. 05 How many years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience do you possess? No experience Less than one year More than one, but less than two years More than two, but less than three years More than three, but less than four years More than four years 06 How many years of governmental accounting experience do you possess? No experience Less than one year More than one, but less than two years More than two, but less than three years More than three years 07 Have you completed coursework in accounting, bookkeeping, or a related? Yes No 08 Please select the types of customers you have assisted with financial and/or accounting transactions. Note: Select only those areas where you have at least one year of experience. Public Other department and outside agency representatives Vendors N/A 09 Please select from the following those that best describe your experience preparing, maintaining, and reconciling accounting/financial records. Note: Check all that apply. Select only those areas in which you have at least one year experience. Petty cash Deposits Travel reimbursements Payables (purchase orders, claims, or other methods of payment) Cashiering Ordering/receiving goods (inventory) Invoicing Assisting in the preparation of financial reports (balance sheets, income statements, statement of cash flows, etc.) Accounts receivable Preparing and reconciling general ledgers Reconciling accounts (i.e., checking for errors, balancing, verifying information with original source, etc.) None of the above 10 Describe your experience and level of responsibility preparing, maintaining, and reconciling each of your selections in the previous question. In your response, include: The specific record, report, account, claim, etc. Your specific role during each phase (inception to completion) of the process The specific action you performed (posting, computing totals, reconciling, reviewing, etc.) The frequency performing this job duty The type of computer software used Any applicable training you have received Also include your employer, your job title, and dates of employment. This experience must be included in your application. If you do not have any applicable experience, please indicate N/A. Required Question Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, California, United States
Sep 09, 2022
Full Time
Description and Essential Functions Connected by Amazing Employees The City of Murrieta is accepting applications for the position of (Lateral) Police Officer to create an eligibility list. The eligibility list established may be used to fill upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to one (1) year. DEFINITION Under general supervision, patrols an assigned area in the prevention of crime and enforcement of law and order; carries out special assignments related to departmental operations or law enforcement in general; conducts investigations; performs related work as assigned. This is the journey level class in the professional police class series requiring sworn peace officer status. Incumbents are assigned to any of a number of functional areas within the Police Department. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Patrol, either in a vehicle or on foot, an assigned area during an assigned shift and look for indicators of possible criminal activity or threats to life and property; answer calls for police services Enforce city, county, and state laws Make field contacts and complete forms; conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations; detect and resolve problems associated with law enforcement and/or quality of life issues Make arrests as necessary; serve warrants and subpoenas; conduct search and seizure involving people, vehicles and structures Interview victims, complainants, and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; receive, search, and book prisoners; fingerprint and transport prisoners; testify and present evidence in court; write reports and field notes; attend briefings and training sessions Perform routine maintenance on assigned patrol vehicle, firearms, and other equipment Make traffic stops and issue warnings and citations; check vehicles and observe occupants; investigate scenes of vehicle accidents, provide emergency medical care as necessary and respond to calls for medical assistance, direct traffic and arrange for clearing of roadway Assist the public and answers questions; establish and maintain good relationships with the general public As required, may be assigned: As a training officer for new police officers To make presentations before a variety of public groups To serve as a School Resource Officer To work as a member of the Special Enforcement Team targeting career criminals such as gang members, drug addicts and parolees To serve in a Narcotic Task Force To direct, supervise and coordinate police officers and non-sworn employees when a sergeant is not available To work in a traffic enforcement detail To assist detectives in investigations of complex and lengthy crimes As a member of the DARE team, teaching in local schools Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Required: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) One (1) year of current, full-time experience as a police officer with a public agency (must have satisfactorily completed the probationary period at time of appointment). Preference given to applicants with patrol experience LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate or a basic course waiver from P.O.S.T. at time of application ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Must be currently employed as a sworn officer, in good standing Must be at least 21 years of age Must successfully complete a criminal and traffic record check, background investigation, and a physical and psychological examination Must possess U.S. Citizenship at time of appointment Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions KNOWLEDGE OF Modern practices and techniques of law enforcement, patrol, investigation, public relations, and report writing Vehicle and Penal Codes Laws of arrest Search and seizure Rules of evidence Legal rights of citizens Court procedures ABILITY TO Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents and places Establish and maintain effective relationships with the community Work weekends, holidays, and varying shifts Use and care of firearms and small equipment Think and act quickly in emergencies, and judge situations and people accurately Represent the City in meetings Learn, understand and interpret laws and regulations Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports Respond to emergency and problem situations in an effective manner Understand, explain and apply policies and procedures Make clear and concise radio transmissions Understand and follow verbal and written directions Deal constructively with conflict and develop effective resolutions Work independently and demonstrate initiative Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships Meet the established physical requirements Meet Police Officer requirements contained in the California State Government Code PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this class, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms above and below shoulder level. The employee is expected to climb or scale walls, ladders, or steps, carry police safety gear; stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, squat or crawl, as well as walk, sit, and run. Sensory demands include talking, hearing, and using smell. This position must be able to pull and carry persons in emergency situations, administer first aid, and fight in self-defense. Employees are expected to grasp and carry power and hand tools, and lift, carry, and move persons, equipment, and push, pull or drag objects weighing up to 100 pounds or more. MENTAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; remain calm and use effective judgment in dangerous situations; and interact with citizens, business representatives, city staff, other organizations, police safety personnel, school representatives, and the public, and other interfaces depending upon the position assignment. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions, and in a patrol unit and may operate specialized equipment when assigned to patrol. The work involves exposure to extreme heat, smoke, dust, fumes, and inclement weather, as well as loud noises such as, but not limited to, sirens, alarms, and diesel engines. These positions require the use of safety helmets, armored vest, earplugs, utility belts, and other specialized equipment as well as certification in protective and life saving equipment. These positions are subject to the threat of injury and life threatening hazards as part of police safety operations. Supplemental Information APPLICATION PROCEDURE A City application form and resume must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.MurrietaCA.gov . RECRUITMENT PROCESS Step 1: Online Application: In order to be considered for a law enforcement position with the Murrieta Police Department, applicants must submit an online application and resume in response to a current job opportunity listed on the City's website. Step 2: Oral Interview: Qualified applicants will be required to complete oral interviews as part of the recruitment process. Step 3: Background Investigation and Administrative Interviews: Qualified applicants will undergo a complete, comprehensive, POST approved background investigation including a writing sample, Live Scan and polygraph examination. Upon completion of the background investigation, applicants may be invited to an administrative interview. Step 4: Conditional Job Offer: Following the successful completion of all prior steps, candidates may be made a conditional job offer. Job offers are conditional upon the successful completion of a psychological and medical examination. Step 5: Psychological and Medical Examinations: Qualified applicants shall undergo a psychological assessment by a qualified professional to determine their suitability for the position. In addition, applicants will complete a full medical examination, including drug screening. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The City of Murrieta is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, and promotions are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age (over 40), marital or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, disability, or any other basis that is inconsistent with federal, state or local laws. THE COMMUNITY Located just north of San Diego County, the city of Murrieta is home to approximately 116,000 people. Central to all of Southern California, residents of Murrieta live in one of the safest cities in the U.S. With top-ranked schools, 52 parks, and 1,300 acres of trails, it is consistently ranked the top place to live in Southwest Riverside County. Murrieta has a dynamic business environment, an educated population, and a high median income. All of these attributes support the exceptional quality of life residents enjoy and the engaged and connected community that sets Murrieta apart from the rest. THE POLICE DEPARTMENT The Murrieta Police Department was formed in 1992 and has grown to 100 sworn officers and 55 professional support staff. The Department is proud of its partnership with the community to fight crime and enhance the quality of life for those who live, work and play in Murrieta. The Police Department has its own communications center that provides dispatching services for Murrieta Police and Fire Departments. In addition to patrol and general investigations, the Police Department has sworn assignments to include juvenile investigations and school resource officers; task force positions to include auto theft, real estate fraud, gangs, parole/probation compliance and computer forensics; and assignments in traffic and off-road enforcement, SWAT, and crisis/hostage negotiations. It is the Police Department's mission to provide the highest quality service to the community. The Police Department anticipates hiring approximately 20 officers over the next two years. The FBI has ranked the City of Murrieta as the third safest city to live in. With the support of Murrieta voters through the addition of a local sales tax (Measure T), the Police Department is investing in additional personnel, equipment and technology that will allow us to maintain, if not improve our standing. MURRIETA POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION The following is a summary of the provided benefits to full-time employees in the represented unit. For further information, please refer to the unit's Salary Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding . RETIREMENT : The City participates inthe California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Tier 1 (Classic Members hired on or before 12/31/2012) Formula: 3.0% at 50 Member Contribution: 5.66% of compensation Final Compensation: Highest twelve (12) consecutive month period Tier 2 (Classic Members hired after 12/31/2012) Formula: 3.0% at 55 Member Contribution: 5.66% of compensation Final Compensation: Highest thirty-six (36) consecutive month period Tier 3 (New Members) Formula: 2.7% at 57 Member Contribution: 50% of normal cost (currently 13.0% of compensation) Final Compensation: Highest thirty-six (36) consecutive month period MEDICAL INSURANCE : The City contributes up to $1,637.64 per month toward medical insurance for employees and their eligible dependents. RETIREE MEDICAL INSURANCE : Please refer to the unit's Memorandum of Understanding for details. DENTAL INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee and their eligible dependents. VISION INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee and their eligible dependents. LIFE INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for a $20,000 life insurance policy. Additional life insurance is available. LONG-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE : The Employee pays $5.00 per month to participate in California Law Enforcement Association(CLEA) long-term disability program. The City pays for the remainder of the premium. DEFERRED COMPENSATION : Employees are eligible to participate in a deferred compensation plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions and/orICMA-RC.The City contributes a matching amount to the employee's account on a dollar for dollar basis, not to exceed $1,200 per year. BILINGUAL PAY INCENTIVE : 2.5% of base pay for eligible members of the association who are fluent in the Spanish language. UNIFORM ALLOWANCE : $150 per month. Note: The provisions of this summary do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this summary may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contributions toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract negotiations between the recognized employee association and the City of Murrieta. 01 The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. You may be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in a work sample or during an interview. By completing this supplemental questionnaire, you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or result in dismissal. Responses such as, "see resume" or "see application" will result in rejection of your application. Proof of education is required. Yes, I understand and agree No, I do not agree 02 Police Department sworn positions have a minimum age requirement. By the filing deadline of October 9, 2022, will you be 21 years of age or older? Yes No 03 Are you able to provide proof of United States Citizenship, or proof of permanent residency? Yes No 04 Do you possess a high school diploma or GED? Yes No 05 What is the highest level of education you have completed? Less than a High School diploma or equivalent. High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) Some college Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctorate Degree 06 Are you currently employed, in good standing, as a sworn peace officer/deputy sheriff at a law enforcement agency? Yes No 07 Please select the P.O.S.T. Professional Certificates you possess from the options below. Basic Intermediate Advanced Supervisory Management Executive 08 Please indicate the years of full-time law enforcement experience you possess. Less than one (1) year 1 year, or more but less than three (3) years. 3 year, or more but less than five (5) years. 5 year, or more but less than seven (7) years. More than seven years. 09 Please indicate the years of full-time patrol experience you possess. Less than 1 year. 1 year, or more, but less than 3 years. 3 years, or more, but less than 5 years. 5 years or more. Required Question Closing Date/Time: 10/5/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, California, United States
Sep 09, 2022
Full Time
Description and Essential Functions Connected by Amazing Employees The City of Murrieta is accepting applications for the position of Executive Assistant to fill one (1) current vacancy in our Administrative Services Department . The eligibility list established may be used to fill upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to one (1) year. POSITION This position is an essential part of the Administrative Services Department. The Executive Assistant provides critical support to the Administrative Services Director and assists the management team in the Human Resources, Risk Management, and Information Technology divisions. The ideal candidate will be proactive, organized, attentive to detail, helpful, optimistic, and excellent at communicating and customer service. Responsibilities range from routine office duties to complex assignments. This is a perfect opportunity to learn about various administrative functions and collaborate with a dynamic City team. DEFINITION Under direction, performs a variety of complex office administrative, secretarial, and clerical duties in support of an assigned Department Director and related management, professional, and supervisory staff, including planning, organizing, and overseeing the operations and functions of the assigned office; coordinates assigned programs, projects, and services with other City departments, divisions, and outside agencies; interacts frequently with the public and provides information or directs questions and requests to the appropriate staff; and performs related work as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from an assigned Department Director. May provide technical and functional direction and training to lower level staff. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This is the highest-level general class in the administrative office support series responsible for performing a wide variety of complex office administrative, secretarial, and clerical duties for an assigned Department Director and related management, professional, and supervisory staff. Incumbents regularly work on tasks which are varied and complex, requiring considerable discretion and independent judgment. Positions in the classification rely on experience and judgment to perform specialized, confidential, and technical office support duties to an assigned department as well as performing various research and budgetary support functions. Assignments are given with general guidelines and incumbents are responsible for establishing objectives, timelines and methods to complete assignments. Work is typically reviewed upon completion for soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to policy and requirements. This class is distinguished from the Senior Executive Assistant in that the latter is a single-position specialized class that provides complex administrative support to the City Manager's office, including the City Manager, Mayor, and City Council. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Relieves Department Director of a variety of administrative details by assisting with duties of an advanced, complex, and sensitive nature; plans, organizes, and carries out administrative assignments and special projects related to assigned department, including assisting with budget preparation, planning, and implementation; recommends organizational or procedural changes affecting support activities; recommends improvements in work flow, procedures, and use of equipment and forms Collects and compiles material for review and analysis; provides recommendations for changes in programs, policies, or procedures to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness of operations Coordinates and participates in the preparation of department budget; monitors budget expenditures and revenues; initiates department purchases for office supplies and other items as assigned; authorizes payment of invoices Performs other financial and accounting related duties, including receiving payments and reconciling them with purchasing orders, tracking vendor and invoice information, assisting with bid requests, price quotes, purchase and expenditure requests, and purchase orders Organizes and carries out administrative assignments; researches, compiles, and organizes information and data from various sources on a variety of specialized topics related to programs in assigned area; checks and tabulates standard mathematical or statistical data; prepares and assembles reports, manuals, articles, announcements, and other informational materials Composes, types, and edits a variety of documents including detailed and often confidential correspondence, forms, memos, reports, statistical reports, invitations, graphic materials, and specialized documents for the Department Director and other management and department staff from rough draft, dictation equipment, handwritten copy, verbal instructions, or from other material; proofreads materials for accuracy, completeness, compliance with departmental policies, format, and English usage, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling; inputs and retrieves data and text using a computer Verifies and reviews forms and reports for completeness and conformance with established regulations and procedures; applies departmental and program policies and procedures in determining completeness of applications, records, and files Designs and implements file, index, tracking, and record keeping systems May maintain department personnel files, including processing personnel action forms and sensitive/confidential personnel issues, preparing supervisor generated performance evaluation forms, processing accident/incident/workers' compensation claim forms, filing pertinent documents, maintaining files in a secure location, and providing information to supervisors and managers May serve as secretary to a board, commission, or special task force; provides a variety of support to City boards, committees, and task forces, including coordinating and scheduling meetings, appointments, and speaking engagements; reserving meeting rooms; maintaining reports; compiling and distributing agenda packets; attending meetings; formatting and distributing minutes; and following-up on decisions as required Prepares and processes reports, forms, and records, such as City Council agenda items, claims filed against the City, payroll, requests for payments, requests for proposals, bid packages, contracts and agreements, and reimbursement requests Coordinates and integrates department services and activities with other agencies and City departments Coordinates travel arrangements and accommodations for department personnel and submits all related paperwork Maintains calendars and makes meeting arrangements; schedules meetings between City staff or between City staff and other groups or organizations; arranges for necessary set-up and materials to be available at meetings Receives and screens visitors, telephone calls, emails, and regular mail; provides information to the public to ensure an understanding of departmental and City policies and procedures and handles issues that may require sensitivity and use of sound independent judgment; listens to questions and explains procedures according to existing guidelines; refers matters to appropriate City staff and/or takes or recommends action to resolve the request or complaints/follow up to ensure issue has been appropriately handled May provide technical and functional direction and training to assigned subordinates to ensure office work flow is maintained and office goals are met; assigns work according to changes in workload priorities; evaluates office and administrative functions to recommend changes in office procedures Completes special projects as assigned Observes and complies with City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED), supplemented by college-level coursework and/or specialized courses Five (5) years of responsible secretarial experience or two (2) years of experience equivalent to an Administrative Assistant with the City of Murrieta LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS Possession of a valid California Driver's License or other means that would allow travel to various City locations, meetings or trainings Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions KNOWLEDGE OF Practices and methods of office management and administration Organization and function of public agencies, including the role of an elected City Council and appointed boards and commissions Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, ordinances, and organizational policies and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility Principles and procedures of record-keeping and reporting Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation Business letter writing and the standard format for reports and correspondence Business mathematics and basic statistical techniques Principles of providing functional direction and training City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination, including computers and software programs relevant to work performed Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff ABILITY TO Maintain confidentiality and discretion in handling and processing confidential information and data Perform responsible administrative support work with accuracy, speed, and general direction Provide varied and responsible office administrative work requiring the use of tact and discretion Participate in the preparation of department budget, including gathering and analyzing data related to expenditures and projected charges and monitoring budget expenditures and revenues Understand the organization and operation of the City and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities Compose correspondence and reports independently or from brief instructions Understand and carry out complex oral and written directions Research, analyze, and summarize data and prepare accurate and logical written reports Make accurate arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record-keeping, and tracking systems Understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, and standards relevant to work performed Plan, organize, and coordinate the work of assigned staff Independently organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines, and follow-up on assignments Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and procedural guidelines Effectively use computer systems, software applications relevant to work performed, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Supplemental Information APPLICATION PROCEDURE A City application form and resume must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.MurrietaCA.gov . SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which may include a physical, drug screen, and Live Scan background screening. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The City of Murrieta is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, and promotions are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age (over 40), marital or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, disability, or any other basis that is inconsistent with federal, state or local laws. THE COMMUNITY Located just north of San Diego County, the city of Murrieta is home to approximately 116,000 people. Central to all of Southern California, residents of Murrieta live in one of the safest cities in the U.S. With top-ranked schools, 52 parks, and 1,300 acres of trails, it is consistently ranked the top place to live in Southwest Riverside County. Murrieta has a dynamic business environment, an educated population, and a high median income. All of these attributes support the exceptional quality of life residents enjoy and the engaged and connected community that sets Murrieta apart from the rest. MANAGEMENT & CONFIDENTIAL The following is a summary of the provided benefits to full-time employees in the represented unit. For further information, please refer to the unit's Salary Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding . RETIREMENT : The City participates inthe California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Tier 1 (Classic Members hired prior to 12/30/2012) Formula: 2.7% at 55 Member Contribution: 8.0% of compensation Final Compensation: Highest twelve (12) consecutive month period Tier 2 (Classic Members hired on or after 12/30/2012) Formula: 2.0% at 60 Member Contribution: 7.0% of compensation Final Compensation: Highest thirty-six (36) consecutive month period Tier 3 (New Members) Formula: 2.0% at 62 Member Contribution: 50% of normal cost (currently 7.0% of compensation) Final Compensation: Highest thirty-six (36) consecutive month period MEDICAL INSURANCE : The City contributes up to $1,611.16 per month toward medical insurance for employees and their eligible dependents. RETIREE MEDICAL INSURANCE : Please refer to the unit's Memorandum of Understanding for details. DENTAL INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee and their eligible dependents. VISION INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee and their eligible dependents. LIFE INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for a life insurance policy equal to one time an employee's base salary. Additional life insurance is available. SHORT-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE: The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee. LONG-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee. DEFERRED COMPENSATION : Employees are eligible to participate in a deferred compensation plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions and/orICMA-RC. The City contributes a matching amount to the employee's account on a dollar for dollar basis, not to exceed the following amounts. $3,400 per year for Department Heads toward 401aplan. $3,000 per year for Managers towards 457 plan. $2,000 per year for Confidentialtowards 457 plan. ANNUAL LEAVE AND HOLIDAYS : 192 hours of annual leave and 112.5 hours of holiday leave. ADMIN LEAVE ACCRUAL : Department Heads and Management staff . Deptartment Heads - 120 hrs per year. Managment - 80 hrs per year. AUTO ALLOWANCE : $300 per month DepartmentHeads only(Exception Fire & Police Chief) FLEX SCHEDULE : Administrative staff works a 9/80 schedule BILINGUAL PAY INCENTIVE : 2.5% of base pay for eligible members of the association who are fluent in the Spanish language. Note: The provisions of this summary do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this summary may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contributions toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract negotiations between the recognized employee association and the City of Murrieta. 01 The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. You may be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in a work sample or during an interview. By completing this supplemental questionnaire, you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or result in dismissal. Responses such as, "see resume" or "see application" will result in rejection of your application. Proof of education is required. Yes, I understand and agree No, I do not agree 02 What is the highest level of education you have completed? Less than a High School diploma or equivalent. High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) Some college Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctorate Degree 03 Have you completed college-level coursework and/or specialized courses? Yes, I have completed college-level coursework and/or specialized courses. No, I have not completed college-level coursework and/or specialized courses. 04 Please indicate the years of responsible secretarial experience you possess. None Less than five years Five years or more 05 Please indicate the years of experience you have that is equivalent to an Administrative Assistant with the City of Murrieta? None Less than two years Two years or more 06 How many years of Executive Assistant experience within a government agency do you possess? No experience. Less than one year. More than one, but less than three years. More than three, but less than five years. More than five, but less than eight years. More than eight, but less than ten years. More than ten years. Required Question Closing Date/Time: 10/5/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Part Time
Description and Essential Functions Connected by Amazing Employees Open until the needs of the City have been met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The City of Murrieta is accepting applications for the position of Recreation Leader (Part Time) to fill seven (7) current vacancies in our Community Services Department . The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to one (1) year. POSITION The ideal candidate will be committed to providing exceptional customer service, upholding the public interest, and being a part of the community vision. DEFINITION Under general supervision organizes and leads a variety of recreation programs. Plans, develops, promotes, and implements a variety of programs and events. Special events may require evenings, weekends, and holiday work. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists in the development and implementation of community activities and services; may generate and research ideas for activities to meet the needs of various areas of interests Provides customer service to the public; assists the public in planning activities and events; prepares facilities for group and recreation activities; assists in facility maintenance and room set up; prepares and maintains facility activity records Processes registrations for classes, special events, and facilities; accepts payments and issues receipts; requisitions, issues, receives, and oversees the use of equipment, materials, and facilities Assists in the planning and coordination of a variety of existing and new recreation programs, special events and activities; may develop program publicity and promotional materials for programs and events Assist in planning the annual calendar of community and special events Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Must be at least 17 years of age Two (2) years of recreation (paid or volunteer) or customer service experience Recreation experience in a municipal government environment is preferred LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS Possession of First Aid and CPR certification upon hire Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions KNOWLEDGE OF Techniques of organizing groups and recreation activities First aid methods and safety practices Community, recreation and special events activities and methods of accommodating activities to various interest levels Basic mathematics ABILITY TO Organize, direct and lead groups in recreational activities Resolve minor problems and maintain order among program participants Maintain accurate records and prepare clear concise reports Follow oral and written instructions Effectively communicate orally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the public Supplemental Information SCHEDULE This position may be assigned to multiple locations including the Community, Youth, or Senior Centers; the Little Critters recreation building; the Alderwood Clubhouse; and/or other park facilities. Operating hours may include evenings and weekends. APPLICATION PROCEDURE A City application form must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.MurrietaCA.gov . SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which may include a physical, drug screen, and Live Scan background screening. THE COMMUNITY Located just north of San Diego County, the city of Murrieta is home to approximately 116,000people. Central to all of Southern California, residents of Murrieta live in one of the safest citiesin the U.S. With top-ranked schools, 52 parks, and 1,300 acres of trails, it is consistently rankedthe top place to live in Southwest Riverside County. Murrieta has a dynamic businessenvironment, an educated population, and a high median income. All of these attributes supportthe exceptional quality of life residents enjoy and the engaged and connected community thatsets Murrieta apart from the rest. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The City of Murrieta is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, and promotions are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age (over 40), marital or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, disability, or any other basis that is inconsistent with federal, state or local laws. N/A - THIS IS A PART-TIME, NON-BENEFITED POSITION. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. Therefore, enrollment in the PARSARS 457 retirement program is mandatory and requires a contribution of 7.5% of base earnings. The City contributes 1.3% and the employee contributes 6.2% of base earnings; contributions are made each pay period,on a pre-tax basis. Pursuant to the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522), eligible part-time employees will accrue 24 hours or three (3) days of paid sick leave each fiscal year, for a maximum accrual of 48 hours. This paid sick leave is available to the employee on the 90th day of employment. Part-Time shifts for all temporary/part-time employees must not exceed 999hours on a fiscal year basis (July 1 through June 30). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. 01 The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. You may be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in a work sample or during an interview. By completing this supplemental questionnaire, you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or result in dismissal. "See Resume" is not an acceptable answer to the questions. Proof of education is required. Yes, I understand and agree No, I do not agree 02 I understand that I am applying for a part-time, non-benefited position with the City of Murrieta, limited to 980 hours per fiscal year, not to exceed 27 hours per work week. Yes No 03 Please select the highest level of education you have completed from the options below. Less than a High School diploma or equivalent. High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) Some college (less than 59 semester units or less than 89 quarter units) Associate's Degree (at least 60 semester units or 90 quarter units) Bachelor's Degree (at least 120 semester units or 180 quarter units) Master's Degree Doctorate Degree 04 Which of the following best describes your previous customer service experience? (Check all that apply) No experience Camps/Afterschool/Recreation/Community Services Special events Volunteer experience Childcare Retail Restaurant Other 05 Based on your response to the previous question, how many years of customer service experience do you possess? No experience Less than one year More than one, but less than two years More than two, but less than three years More than three, but less than four years More than four years 06 Which age groups have you worked with (paid or unpaid)? (Check all that apply) NA - No Experience Kindergarten - 6th Grade 6th Grade - 12th Grade 18 Years and Older Senior Citizens 07 Do you currently possess valid CPR and First Aid certifications? Yes No 08 Recreation Leaders work in various programs and/or divisions. There are various shifts throughout the day. Please review the following options and mark the box(es) that signify your availability. Available any shift Mornings, Monday to Friday Afternoons, Monday to Friday Evenings, Monday to Friday Saturdays Sundays Other 09 In response to the above question, please specify your availability? Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous