City of Orange

The City of Orange, with a present population estimated at 127,600, is situated in central Orange County, approximately 32 miles southeast of Los Angeles. The City’s land area is 24 square miles, with a "sphere of influence" area of 55 square miles.

The City is fortunate to be located in the center of Southern California. As such, the City has become home to many leading businesses, hospitals, and commercial centers. In addition, the City has excellent educational opportunities from preschool through post-graduate programs, including Santiago Canyon College and Chapman University and its Law School. The City is served by the Orange Unified School District, which provides elementary, middle and high schools throughout the City.

The City provides a full range of services for its citizens. These services include police, fire, paramedic, library, recreation and parks, planning and development, street improvements and lighting, and general administration. The City also operates a water utility and provides for refuse collection and sanitation. In addition, the City provides aid to its citizens in the form of residential and commercial rehabilitation loans and economic development programs.

 

 

 

6 job(s) at City of Orange

City of Orange Orange, California, United States
Aug 14, 2019
Part Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION!!   THIS POSITION IS PART-TIME, 19 HOURS PER WEEK ONLY.   Under direct supervision, enforces City parking regulations related to street sweeping ordinances; provides general information and assistance to the public; and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Patrols assigned routes to enforce street sweeping parking ordinances; issues citations as necessary; writes warnings and amendments to previously issued citations. Responds to questions and complaints from the public and answers questions or refers to supervisor, as necessary. Operates and maintains specialized equipment, including police radios and cones. May assist in controlling traffic at accident scenes or in emergency situations. Maintains accurate records, log sheets, and files; submits copies of citations to appropriate staff. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic principles of record keeping. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.  Ability to: Learn, understand, interpret, and apply applicable codes, regulations, policies, technical processes, and procedures, including vehicle codes and parking ordinances. Read and interpret maps and other pertinent documentation. Assess situations while remaining calm and using sound judgment. Learn and apply terminology and procedures used in parking control enforcement. Maintain accurate records and files. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical deadlines. Safely and effectively use and operate specialized equipment required for the work. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 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: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and some general experience involving public contact is desirable. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work in the field; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform light physical work, to climb and descend vehicles, and to operate varied tools and equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio.  The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards.  Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment.  Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites.  Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds. Environmental Elements: Employees work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.  Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Questions regarding how to file an online application can be sent via email to Shelby Alley at salley@cityoforange.org, or asked in-person at the Human Resources Department located at City Hall, 300 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92866. City Hall hours are Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. City Hall is closed every other Friday. For information on the City of Orange Police Department Click here Or, visit on-line www.cityoforange.org/depts/police Closing Date/Time:
City of Orange Orange, California, United States
Jul 31, 2019
Full Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION! THIS RECRUITMENT IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.  APPLICATION PROCEDURE NOTES: It is important that you read and become familiar with the job flyer in its entirety as pertinent information is provided here regarding application packet requirements.  The application must be completed in its entirety.  If the application field does not apply to you, then please indicate so by typing "N/A".  INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS OR APPLICATIONS DIRECTED TO OTHER AGENCIES/JURISDICTIONS WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS: Prior to submitting an application, please read the Automatic Disqualifier Notice at the link below to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position.  http://www.cityoforange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6535/Automatic-Disqualifier-Notice APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: The City of Orange is looking for dedicated men and women who want to make a difference in the community they serve by becoming a member of one of the best Police Departments in Orange County.  The successful candidate will demonstrate through their education and experience, a desire for a career as a Police Officer.  Those persons who best meet the needs of the City will be contacted for participation in the selection process which will include, but may not be limited to, the following: POST PELLET-B written examination (pass/fail). See http://www.post.ca.gov for a sample exam; Physical Agility Test (pass/fail) see below for details; and an appraisal interview - 100%. Physical Agility Components: Tentative Test Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019 O bstacle Course (AKA – Foot Pursuit ):  99-yards.  Involves various turns and balance beams. 2 six-foot walls :  One solid and one chain-linked.  Candidates may take up to three good efforts to get over each wall.  Failure to get over any one of the walls results in immediate disqualification of the exam.  Dummy Drag :  Must lift, drag, and pull a 165 lb. dummy for 35 feet. 500 yard run . Police Academy Trainees sponsored by the Orange Police Department receive a salary of $4,653 per month and generous benefits while attending the Police Academy. See BENEFITS Tab for complete information.   POLICE OFFICER SALARY & BENEFITS   Upon successful completion of the Academy, the salary for Police Officer is $6,597- $8,798 per month, plus very generous benefits and salary incentives.   Salary Incentives: Motor Officers- additional 6.5% pay per month Detectives- additional 7.5% pay per month Canine Handlers- receive 6.5% pay per month Corporals in Patrol- receive 10.0% pay per month Crime Scene Investigators- receive $250 per month Field Training Officers- receive up to $275 per month SWAT and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT)- receive up to $200 per month Shift Differential - 2% shift differential Educational Incentive Program-  Officers receive the following incentives per month for college degree/units and POST Certificates.  POST Intermediate Certificate and 30-59 semester units receive $200 per month  POST Intermediate Certificate and 60-89 semester units receive $300 per month POST Advanced Certificate and 90 semester units or more receive $370 per month POST Advanced Certificate and Associate's Degree receives $400 per month POST Advanced Certificate and Bachelor's Degree receive $700 per month POST Advanced Certificate and Master's Degree receive $950 per month  Senior Officer Pay- Officers not in special assignments with over 6 years service receive 5% pay/month Longevity/Retention Pay-  Officers with over 15 years of service receive $150 per month, officers with over 20 years of service receive $300 per month, and officers with over 25 years of service receive $500 per month Bilingual Pay- If qualified, officers may receive $275 per month   Other Benefits:   Orange Police Officers work the 3/12 schedule in patrol. Employees receive 100 hours per year of holiday accrual, and 80 hours of vacation for the first 4 years of service. Vacation accrual increases to 120 hours upon 5 years of service, and increases to a maximum of 220 hours after 30 years of service. The City also pays court standby pay. In addition to retirement, the City offers an optional Deferred Compensation Plan. For complete POLICE OFFICER Benefits information CLICK HERE. Or, visit online (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/orange) Examples of Duties Under supervision, performs law enforcement and crime prevention duties; enforces city, county and state laws; patrols assigned areas; responds to calls for protection of life and property; conducts preliminary investigations of matters involving possible violations of law; investigates criminal cases; directs and controls traffic flow; stops violators; warns against unlawful practices, issues citations, testifies in court; prepares and submits reports; inspects business premises; investigates suspicious persons and circumstances; gives information and directions to the public; reviews case records and reports; collects and identifies evidence; apprehends and arrests criminal law violators; enforces parking regulations; attends training assignments and target practice; performs other related duties as required. Typical Qualifications Selection Standards: POST sets the minimum standards for Peace Officers in the State of California.  POST guidelines provide for the following five (5) major categories that we consider during the hiring process: Moral Character : Integrity, Impulse Control, Attention to Safety, Substance Abuse, and Other Risk Taking Behavior. Work Habits : Conscientiousness, Dependability, and Attention to Detail. Interactions with Others : Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork. Intellectually-Based Abilities : Decision Making and Judgment, Learning Ability, and Communication Skills. Handling Stress and Adversity : Stress tolerance as well as Confronting and Overcoming Problems, Obstacles, and Adversity. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees must meet standards of physical stature, endurance, and agility established by the City. Tasks involve frequent driving, walking and standing, and occasional running; frequent light lifting and occasional lifting of heavy objects or persons; employee must have the physical ability to apprehend and restrain subjects and to defend oneself from attack. Tasks involve the operation of vehicles, firearms, and other equipment in which manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination are important ingredients of safe and productive operations. Tasks may require exposure to extreme heat or cold, extreme weather conditions, strong odors and/or smoke, dust, or pollen. Tasks require visual, color, depth, and sound perception and discrimination as well as oral communications ability. REQUIREMENTS: 1. Graduation from high school or equivalent. 2. Candidates must be a United States citizen at time of appointment. 3. At least 20 years of age at time of application and at least 21 years of age at time of appointment. 4. Possession of a valid California Class "C" drivers license with good driving record. Supplemental Information Questions regarding how to file an online application can be sent via email to Shelby Alley at salley@cityoforange.org, or asked in-person at the Human Resources Department located at City Hall, 300 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92866. City Hall hours are Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. City Hall is closed every other Friday. For information on the City of Orange Police Department Click here Or, visit on-line www.cityoforange.org/depts/police Closing Date/Time:
City of Orange Orange, California, United States
Jul 31, 2019
Full Time
Definition APPLY IMMEDIATELY Recruitment will close when a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. THE ORANGE POLICE DEPARTMENT NOW OFFERS A 3/12.5 SCHEDULE FOR ALL PATROL OFFICERS EFFECTIVE JUNE 25, 2017.    APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: The City of Orange is looking for dedicated men and women who want to make a difference in the community they serve by becoming a member of one of the best Police Departments in Orange County.  The successful candidate will demonstrate through their education and experience, a desire for a career as a Police Officer.  Those persons who best meet the needs of the City will be contacted for participation in the selection process which will include, but may not be limited to, the following: Physical Agility Test (pass/fail) see below for details; and an appraisal interview - 100%. Physical Agility Components: Tentative Test Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019 O bstacle Course (AKA – Foot Pursuit ):  99-yards.  Involves various turns and balance beams. 2 six-foot walls :  One solid and one chain-linked.  Candidates may take up to three good efforts to get over each wall.  Failure to get over any one of the walls results in immediate disqualification of the exam.  Dummy Drag :  Must lift, drag, and pull a 165 lb. dummy for 35 feet. 500 yard run . POLICE OFFICER SALARY & BENEFITS     The salary for Police Officer is $6,597- $8,798 per month, plus very generous benefits and salary incentives. Retirement Benefits.    An employee who is a " classic " member of CalPERS  or a current member of another California public retirement system who is  hired on or after  January 1, 2013, will be enrolled in the CalPERS 3.0% @ age 50 benefit formula with one year final compensation.  Employees contribute 9.0% of salary on a pre-tax basis as their full share of their member contribution.  Employees do not pay into Social Security. Effective January 1, 2013, newly hired sworn employees who are new CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the CalPERS 2.7% at age 57 defined benefit plan with three year final compensation, in accordance with Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). New members will be required to pay at 12.0% of pension reportable salary as their full share of their member contribution. Salary Incentives Officers receive up to $500 per month for college degree/units and P.O.S.T. Certificates. Officers assigned as the following receive: Motor Officers - additional 6.5% pay per month Detectives - additional 7.5% pay per month Canine Handlers - receive 6.5% pay per month Corporals in Patrol - receive 10.0% pay per month Crime Scene Investigators - receive $250 per month Field Training Officers - receive up to $275 per month SWAT and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) - receive up to $200 per month Shift differential - 2% shift differential   Educational Incentive Program-  Officers receive the following incentives per month for college degree/units and POST Certificates  POST Intermediate Certificate and 30-59 semester units receive $200 per month  POST Intermediate Certificate and 60-89 semester units receive $300 per month POST Advanced Certificate and 90 semester units or more receive $370 per month POST Advanced Certificate and Associate's Degree receives $400 per month POST Advanced Certificate and Bachelor's Degree receive $700 per month POST Advanced Certificate and Master's Degree receive $950 per month  Senior Officer Pay - Officers not in special assignments with over 6 years service receive 5% pay/month Longevity/Retention Pay- Officers with over 15 years of service receive $150 per month, officers with over 20 years of service receive $300 per month, and officers with over 25 years fo service receive $500 per month Bilingual Pay - If qualified, officers may receive $275 per month. Other Benefits: Orange Police Officers work a 3/12 schedule for Patrol Officers effective June 25, 2017 and a 4/10 schedule for all special assignments. Employees receive 100 hours per year of holiday accrual, and 80 hours of vacation for the first 4 years of service. Vacation accrual increases to 120 hours upon 5 years of service, and increases to a maximum of 220 hours after 30 years of service. The City also pays court standby pay. In addition to retirement, the City offers an optional Deferred Compensation Plan. For complete POLICE OFFICER Benefits information  CLICK HERE.  Or, visit on-line (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/orange) AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS: Prior to submitting an application, please read the Automatic Disqualifier Notice at the link below to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position.  http://www.cityoforange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6535/ Automatic-Disqualifier-Notice Examples of Duties LATERAL/ACADEMY TRAINED DUTIES: Enforces city, county and state laws; patrols assigned areas; responds to calls for protection of life and property; conducts preliminary investigations of matters involving possible violations of law; investigates criminal cases; directs and controls traffic flow; stops violators; warns against unlawful practices, issues citations, testifies in court; prepares and submits reports; inspects business premises; investigates suspicious persons and circumstances; gives information and directions to the public; reviews case records and reports; collects and identifies evidence; apprehends and arrests criminal law violators; enforces parking regulations; attends training assignments and target practice; performs other related duties as required. Typical Qualifications LATERAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Graduation from high school or equivalent. 2. Candidates must be a graduate of a California certified P.O.S.T. Basic Academy and possess a Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate. A physical ability test is required if Academy graduation is over 6 months old. 3. Must be currently employed as a sworn Peace Officer with a minimum of one year of full time experience as a sworn Peace Officer. 4. Candidates must be a United States citizen at time of appointment. 5. Possession of a valid California Class "C" drivers license with good driving record. ACADEMY TRAINED REQUIREMENTS: 1. Successful completion of a POST-certified Police Academy or current enrollment in an Academy. 2. Graduation from high school or equivalent. 3. Candidates must be a United States citizen at time of appointment. 4. At least 20 years of age at time of application and at least 21 years of age at time of appointment. 5. Possession of a valid California Class "C" drivers license with good driving record. Supplemental Information LATERAL/ACADEMY TRAINED LEVEL: Employees must meet standards of physical stature, endurance, and agility established by the City. Tasks involve frequent driving, walking and standing, and occasional running; frequent light lifting and occasional lifting of heavy objects or persons; employee must have the physical ability to apprehend and restrain subjects and to defend one's self from attack. Tasks involve the operation of vehicles, firearms, and other equipment in which manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination are important ingredients of safe and productive operations. Tasks may require exposure to extreme heat or cold, extreme weather conditions, strong odors and/or smoke, dust, or pollen. Tasks require visual, color, depth, and sound perception as well as oral communications ability. Closing Date/Time:
City of Orange Orange, California, United States
Jul 30, 2019
Full Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.  APPLY IMMEDIATELY! APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL A SUFFICIENT POOL OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS HAS BEEN RECEIVED.  ADDITIONAL QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WILL BE CONSIDERED IF NEEDED AND AT THE DISCRETION OF THE CITY. LATERAL DISPATCHERS FROM OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  Dispatcher candidates who are currently employed (for at least one year) in a California law enforcement agency as a Law Enforcement Dispatcher   are not required to undergo a typing test or written exam.  IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY A DISPATCHER AT ANOTHER AGENCY, P LEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION AND  EMAIL SHELBY ALLEY AT salley@cityoforange.org  FOR FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS. APPLICATION PROCEDURE NOTES: It is important that you read and become familiar with the job flyer in its entirety as pertinent information is provided here regarding application packet requirements.  The application must be completed in its entirety.  If the application field does not apply to you, then please indicate so by typing "N/A".  Incomplete applications or applications directed to other agencies/jurisdictions WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. Applications not including the required Typing Certificate as an attachment will also RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.    If you are having technical difficulty with attaching the required certificate, please contact NEOGOV Applicant Customer Service at (855) 524-5627 AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS: Prior to submitting an application, please read the Automatic Disqualifier Notice at the link below to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position.  http://www.cityoforange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6535/ Automatic-Disqualifier-Notice Examples of Duties To receive incoming calls for police and emergency assistance and dispatch necessary units; to perform a variety of general support duties related to dispatch activities including record keeping, typing and filing; and to monitor Teletype communications. Under general supervision from higher level supervisory and management staff duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Receive emergency calls from the public requesting police or other emergency service; determine nature and location of emergency, determine priority and dispatch emergency units as necessary and in accordance with established procedures; maintain contact with all units on assignment; maintain status and location of police field units; answer non-emergency calls for assistance; answer maintenance service emergencies on weekends and holidays; coordinate emergency calls and relay information and assistance requests involving other law enforcement agencies; enter, update and retrieve information from Teletype networks relating to wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, stolen vehicles and other information; perform a variety of record keeping, filing, indexing and other general clerical work; maintain a variety of logs relating to public safety activities; test and inspect equipment as required; type daily log of all field calls and units dispatched; perform related duties as assigned. A qualified applicant must be able and willing to work rotating shifts, including weekends, and holidays. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Geographic features and streets within the area served; standard radio broadcasting procedures and rules; correct English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; modern office procedures, practices and equipment. Ability to: Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; work under pressure, exercise good judgment and make sound decisions in emergency situations; effectively communicate with and elicit information from upset and irate citizens; type accurately at a rate of 35 words per minute; understand and follow oral and written instructions; learn to operate dispatch, Teletype and other office equipment; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work various shifts as assigned. Education & Experience: Equivalent to the completion of twelfth (12th) grade and two (2) years of general clerical experience involving frequent public contact, preferably in a law enforcement setting.  One (1) year of public safety dispatch experience (police and/or fire) or one (1) year of experience operating communications equipment; or successful completion of a POST certified Dispatch academy. License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license by time of hire. Possession of, or ability to obtain, completion of P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatcher course. Typing Certificate indicating a corrected typing speed of at least 35 wpm. (Please see Supplemental Information regarding the details required for the typing certificate). Supplemental Information 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 scree; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, and over the telephone.  This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in work areas 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 up to 25 pounds.   IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING TYPING CERTIFICATES Failure to attach a current (dated within six months from the date of application) typing certificate will cause you to be disqualified from this recruitment for failure to follow directions. Typing certificates must be an original 5-minute timed typing certificate noting a net typing speed (after errors) of 35wpm or more. This certificate must be dated no later than 6 months before the application date and provided from an accredited school, agency, facility or institution that is deemed acceptable by the City's Human Resources Department staff. On-line typing tests will  NOT be accepted. E-mailed test results from typing test websites will not be accepted. The certificate must contain the official emblem and name of the agency that administered the exam, as well as the following information: * Name of Applicant * Number of corrected (net) words per minute typed during a five (5) minute timed test * Date of Certificate – can not be more than 6 months old as of the date of application * Signature and title of person verifying the typing test * Address and telephone number of agency administering the exam Please note, only typing exams of 5 minutes in length or more will be accepted. Your net typing speed on your certificate must be greater than or equal to the required typing speed for this City of Orange position. IT IS THE APPLICANTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR FINDING A LOCATION THAT OFFERS TYPING TESTS/CERTIFICATES.  PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE CITY OF ORANGE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT FOR THAT INFORMATION. Many adult schools, community colleges, and temporary employment service agencies provide typing certificates for your convenience and most do charge some type of fee, however the City will not reimburse for any costs associated with an applicant's typing certificate. Questions regarding how to file an online application can be sent via email to Shelby Alley at salley@cityoforange.org, or asked in-person at the Human Resources Department located at City Hall, 300 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92866. City Hall hours are Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. City Hall is closed every other Friday.  Best of luck to you during this process! For information on the City of Orange Police Department Click here   Closing Date/Time:
City of Orange Orange, California, United States
Jul 18, 2019
Part Time
Definition **  IMPORTANT INFORMATION  ** THIS POSITION IS NON-BENEFITED, PART-TIME, 19 HOURS PER WEEK ONLY. APPLICANTS ARE URGED TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATIONS IMMEDIATELY AS THE RECRUITMENT IS SUBJECT TO CLOSING AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. Under general supervision, performs standard duties in assisting children safely across streets and reporting problems following established guidelines; assists other citizens as needed; and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Controls school crossings, street traffic, and the conduct of school children going to or returning from school on regularly scheduled school days. Determines appropriate times for students to cross streets safely. Reports violations of drivers or suspicious persons to the School Crossing Guard Supervisor and/or Police Department and inappropriate conduct of children to the school. Calls supervisor or appropriate emergency response staff in the event of emergency situations and ensures that students are in a safe condition until emergency response staff arrives. Performs other duties as assigned. EXAMPLE OF SCHEDULE School Crossing Guards may work up to a four (4) hour split shift work schedule, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, during the school year, as follows: Morning Schedule ~ 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Unpaid Break ~ 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Afternoon Schedule ~ 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic traffic control techniques and procedures. Basic traffic laws of the State of California and related City ordinances. Basic techniques for effectively dealing with school children. Basic techniques for effectively dealing with unusual or emergency situations. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public and City staff. Ability to: Recognize traffic hazards at school crossings. Use sound independent judgment in day-to-day and emergency situations. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 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: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License may be required at time of appointment. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work outdoors, stand and walk, and be able to hold a sign protecting a crosswalk for an extended period of time; vision to see and react to traffic and children, including color vision to recognize traffic signals; and hearing and speech to communicate in person.  Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, and reach to perform work.  Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds. For information on the City of Orange Police Department Click here   Closing Date/Time:
City of Orange Orange, California, United States
Jun 21, 2019
Part Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION This recruitment may close at any time without notice.  APPLY IMMEDIATELY! Under direct or general supervision, performs a wide variety of non-sworn duties in various Police Divisions, including investigations, traffic, crime lab, and/or administration; provides general office support as assigned; and performs related work as required. Class Characteristics: This is the entry-level class in the Police Cadet series.  Initially under close supervision, incumbents with basic office support experience perform non-sworn work in the Police Department such as document preparation, file maintenance, data entry- screening phone calls, visitors, and mail, and directing questions to the appropriate staff.  As experience is gained, assignments become more varied and are performed with greater independence.  Positions at this level usually perform most of the duties required of the positions at the Police Cadet II level, but are not expected to function at the same skill level and usually exercise less independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods.   Work is usually supervised while in progress and fits an established structure or pattern.  Exceptions or changes in procedures are explained in detail as they arise.  Since this class is often used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS: Prior to submitting an application, please read the Automatic Disqualifier Notice at the link below to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position.  http://www.cityoforange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6535/ Automatic-Disqualifier-Notice Examples of Duties Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations to that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Performs a wide variety of routine to complex clerical duties to support departmental or divisional operations, including processing officers' daily logs, filing, data entry, photocopying, film developing, and ordering supplies as needed. Performs fingerprinting duties of citizens and prospective City employees. Assists in maintaining department statistical data. Enforces parking regulations and issues citations as necessary; prepares abandoned vehicle reports and arranges for towing. Processes information related to traffic accidents and related citations. Checks in, delivers, and releases evidence. Prepares, mails, and processes alarm permit applications. records training videos for departmental use. maintains accurate and detailed records, verifies accuracy of information, researches discrepancies, and records information. Verifies and reviews forms and reports for completeness and conformance with established regulations and procedures; learns and applies departmental and program policies and procedures in determining completeness of applications, records, and files. Prepares, copies, collates, and distributes a variety of documents and reports; ensures proper filing of copies in departmental or central files. Screens calls, visitors, and mail; assists public at front counter and directs public to appropriate locations and/or staff; learns and assists in interpreting and applying regulations, policies, procedures, systems, rules, and precedents in response to inquiries and complaints from the public; directs callers to appropriate City staff as necessary. Composes, types, formats, and proofreads a wide variety of routine reports, letters,, documents, and memoranda; types from rough drafts, verbal instructions, or transcribing machine recordings; checks drafts for punctuation, spelling, and grammar; suggests corrections to drafts. Receives, opens, time stamps, sorts, and distributes incoming and interdepartmental mail; prepares and distributes outgoing mail. Maintains and updates departmental record systems; enters and updates information with departmental activity, inventory files, and report summaries; retrieves information from systems as required. Maintains and arranges activities and events as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. Word processing methods, techniques, and programs. Principles of business letter writing. Basic principles of record keeping. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and city staff. Ability to: Respond to and effectively prioritize multiple phone calls and other requests for service. Learn, interpret, and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures. Compose correspondence and reports independently or from brief instructions; maintain records and databases. Perform responsible clerical support work with accuracy, speed, and minimal supervision. Learn and understand the organization and operation of the City and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Organize, maintain, and update office database and records systems. File materials alphabetically, chronologically, and numerically. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical deadlines. Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work. Operate modern office equipment, including computer equipment and word-processing and other software applications programs. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive  situations. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: Applicants must be high school seniors or enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, in a field applicable to law enforcement. All students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, and if in college, must maintain a minimum of 12 units per semester to be considered for and to continue employment in the Cadet position. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment.   Supplemental Information Physical Demands: Must possess mobility to work in the field and in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, to operate a motor vehicle and drive on surface streets; vision to read printed materials, a computer screen, and examine evidence; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio.  The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking on uneven terrain and landscapes when performing parking enforcement duties.  Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator and to operate parking enforcement related tools and equipment.  Position in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work.  Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds. 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