Long identified by its iconic water tower, Norwalk is the 14th most populous city in Los Angeles County, 58th in California and the 255th nationally.
The five-member Norwalk City Council acts as the city's chief policy-making body. Regular Meetings of the City Council are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, Norwalk City Hall, 12700 Norwalk Blvd.
Norwalk is bordered by Downey on the northwest, Bellflower on the southwest, Cerritos and Artesia on the south, and Santa Fe Springs on the north and east.
City of Norwalk, CA
Norwalk, California, United States
Definition Effective December 29, 2019 the new hourly range will be $14.08 - $17.11 Organizes, conducts and supervises a variety of recreational programs and activities; performs related duties as required. This class is distinguished from Recreation Leader I by its responsibility for higher level recreation program work including the organization and instruction of various programs and activities, and providing lead direction to others. Essential Duties Depending on assignment, essential duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Organizes, conducts and supervises free play and team activities for children and adults on outdoor and indoor play areas; officiates and instructs in games such as basketball, softball, football, baseball, volleyball, track and field. Instructs fundamentals of play and sports conduct in recreational activities, organizes and conducts non-athletic events and programs including contests, special activity days, tournaments, and holiday programs; instructs and supervises in arts and crafts, singing and dancing and day care. Organizes club activities, collects and accounts for money received; keeps records and prepares reports. Supervises overall activities of playground or other sites; observes and monitors activities of participants to ensure that park rules and regulations are followed and that equipment is used in a safe manner; administers first aid as needed. Assists in maintaining recreational facility by performing light custodial maintenance. Qualification Guidelines Knowledge of: recreation planning and administration; the equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a community recreation program; the policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct and safety of persons using the recreational facilities and equipment; first aid techniques. Ability to: develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities involved in a community recreation program; supervise and monitor games and team activities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, participants, instructors and the general public; communicate effectively orally and in writing; plan and supervise the work of paid staff and volunteers. Ability to speak Spanish is desirable. Education and/or Experience Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary. Example combinations include: One year experience, paid or volunteer, as a leader in a recreational activity which included cashier and recordkeeping duties. Special Requirements Must be at least 18 years of age or enrolled in college. Assignments in child care require completion of 9 semester units and current enrollment in 3 semester units of early childhood education, or possess an ECE credential. Supplemental Information Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/norwalkca . Employment application must be completed. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City application. Faxed materials or postmarks will not be accepted. Following the closing date, applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the job announcement. Candidates with qualifications that best relate to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure continuation in the selection process. The selection process will include an oral interview and written exam designed to predict successful job performance. For a complete copy of the class specification, please click here . Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling the Department of Human Resources at least three (3) business days prior to the scheduled examination/interview date. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City of Norwalk, in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, religion, disability, sex, or sexual orientation in its employment actions, policies, procedures or practices.
City of Norwalk, CA
Norwalk, California, United States
Definition Under supervision, learns to drive a bus in a safe manner to transport passengers over an assigned route. Upon successful completion of a six to eight week paid training program, trainees will be eligible for hire as an at-will/part-time On-Call Coach Operator ($20.07 - $24.39 per hour). NOTE : The classroom training will be 30 hours per week, hours may vary. The behind-the-wheel training may be conducted Monday through Sunday at various times. This position will require working a variety of hours including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Training hours are subject to change. Essential Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Learn to complete pre-trip safety inspection of exterior of bus; check the engine compartment for condition of belts, hoses, wiring and fluid levels, etc.; condition of tires, tread, wheel walls, etc.; conduct an interior safety inspection, checking the driver's compartment for condition of controls such as steering wheel, accelerator and brake pedals, gauges, horn, wipers, lights, mirrors, etc.; to conduct air brake system tests, wheelchair lift operation, emergency equipment conditions, seats, securements, etc.; complete the necessary inspection forms as required by law; to drive a bus over assigned routes in accordance with a time schedule; to collect and record fares and issue transfers; to prepare various reports related to accidents, lost articles, ridership, etc.; to operate a two-way mobile bus radio in accordance with established operating rules and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualification Guidelines Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Example combinations include graduation from high school or equivalent, experience in dealing with the general public and a good driving record. Minimum age of 21 years . Ability to speak Spanish is desirable. Possession of or ability to obtain a Class A, B or C California driver's license at the time of appointment and a satisfactory driving record. Ability to obtain a Class B Commercial (CDL) Permit with Air Brake and Passenger Endorsement during the training period. Pass DMV drive test and pre-trip inspection and/or CHP drive test and pre-trip inspection. A current Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Driver Record, also known as K4 Activity print-out (obtained within the last 30 days) must be presented at the time of application. SPECIAL INFORMATION Employment as a Coach Operator Trainee is contingent upon satisfactorily passing a complete California Department of Motor Vehicle Medical Examination and City of Norwalk Post-Offer Physical examination which includes a drug screen to comply with the City of Norwalk's Drug Free Workplace policy. This position is subject to the Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations. A background check will be conducted. Ability to pass a visual acuity test and recognize colors of traffic signals and devices showing standard red, green, and amber. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, an incumbent is regularly required to use hands to finger, grasp, feel, and use repetitive motions in order to operate office equipment. Incumbents are frequently required to sit, talk and hear. Incumbents are very occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or reach. Incumbents perform sedentary work. Specific vision abilities required by these positions are those required to perform office machine operations. There is an occasional need to lift up to 25 pounds. Incumbents are not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions. SELECTION PROCESS Apply online at http://www.norwalkca.gov/city-hall/departments/human-resources . Employment application andsupplemental questions must be completed. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City application. Applicant must be specific in describing qualifications for this position on application. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. Faxedmaterials or postmarks will not be accepted. Following theclosing date, application packets will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the job announcement.Candidates with qualifications that best relate to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure continuing in the recruitment process.The selection process may include an oral interview and other testing processes designed to predictsuccessful job performance. Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling the Departmentof Human Resources at least three (3) business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interviewdate. City appointments are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer medical examination, including drug screening to comply with our Drug Free Workplace policy, and a Live Scan fingerprint checkthrough the Department of Justice. The successful candidate will be required to provide identificationand employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The provisions of thisbulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may bemodified or revoked without notice. The City of Norwalk, in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, religion, disability, sex, or sexual orientation in its employment actions, policies, procedures or practices.