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.

 

 

 

 

7 job(s) at City of Orange

City of Orange Orange, California, United States
Dec 03, 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. 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 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
Dec 03, 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
Nov 27, 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: 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
Nov 27, 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: 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
Nov 21, 2019
Part Time
Definition PLEASE NOTE: ONCE OPEN, ONLY ACCEPTING THE FIRST 100 APPLICATIONS.  THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. TENTATIVE INTERVIEWS ON JANUARY 15, 2020 AND JANUARY 16, 2020   Library Clerk Alternates are used to fill public desk shifts due to staff absences, such as sick or vacation leave.  Candidates must be available to be assigned a varied schedule which normally includes evening and Saturday hours. Initial Library Clerk training will be conducted at the Orange Public Library & History Center, followed by scheduling as needed to fill staff absences. Regular schedule and minimum hours per week are not guaranteed. DEFINITION Under general supervision, performs a range of clerical tasks related to the circulation of library materials to the public; provides direct service and assistance to library patrons; and performs related work as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Library Manager I or higher-level manager.  Receives technical or functional supervision from Senior Library Clerks.  Exercises no supervision of staff.  May provide technical or functional supervision to volunteers. Examples of Duties Management reserves the right 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. Checks library materials in and out using an automated circulation control system. Registers new patrons; issues library cards and updates customer records. Enters and updates information into library databases.  Identifies overdue or damaged materials; collects and records fines and fees. Processes holds from all libraries and maintains hold shelf. Assists public at front counter and directs public to appropriate locations and/or staff; responds to complaints and requests for information; assists in interpreting and applying regulations, policies, procedures, systems, rules, and precedents in response to inquiries and complaints from the public; screens calls and directs callers to appropriate City staff as necessary. Investigates and resolves disputed customer accounts. Search shelves for overdue and lost items. Prepares circulating material for public use. Prepares books and other items for daily delivery to branch libraries. Retrieves messages from renewal phone line and renews patron books. Process current periodicals and new paperbacks, damaged materials and slip cover materials. Clean, mend and repair library materials according to effective conservation techniques. Shelf reads the collection to ensure materials are in correct location and order. Participates in opening and closing facilities, including preparing and closing register cash drawer, turning on, logging into, and turning off all computers, preparing daily newspapers, and printing out and pulling holds list for shipment to other libraries. Performs minor and routine maintenance on copy machines or computers. Performs a wide variety of routine clerical duties to support operations, including filing, preparing records and basic reports, cashiering duties, and ordering and maintaining office and related supplies. Maintains accurate and detailed records, verifies accuracy of information, researches discrepancies, and records information. May assist in audio/video set up of meeting rooms May train and oversee the work of volunteers Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of:   Alphabetic and numeric systems for classifying and organizing library materials. Standard library practices and procedures including circulation. Applications of automated library circulation system. Basic record keeping principles and procedures. Basic principles and practices of data collection and report preparation. Basic arithmetic principles and cash handling. Modern office practices, methods and computer equipment. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Principles, practices, and techniques of effectively dealing with the public and public relations. Library classification, cataloging, and bibliographic terminology. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Knowledge of core library operating principles, including confidentiality of customer information, freedom of information, and intellectual freedom. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors and City staff. Ability to: Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed. Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized library services software applications programs. Make sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. 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 one (1) year of clerical experience.  Library clerical experience is highly desired. Supplemental Information 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, before groups, and over the telephone.  This classification primarily works indoors and requires frequent standing in work areas and walking between work areas.  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 frequently bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and shelve materials.  Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS Required to work flexible schedules including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Closing Date/Time:
City of Orange Orange, California, United States
Oct 24, 2019
Full Time
Definition NEW SALARY EFFECTIVE JANUARY 5, 2020 $8,134 - $10,431 MONTHLY $97,608 - $125,172 ANNUALLY   Current vacancy is within the  Traffic Division  of Public Works Department.  Under general direction of the City Traffic Engineer, plans, schedules, assigns, and reviews the work of Traffic Division staff within the Public Works Department; serves as project manager for complex professional traffic engineering activities including environmental compliance and design and construction of traffic and transportation engineering, and other programs; ensures that functions meet all applicable laws, regulations, and City policies related to the City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP), land development, traffic and transportation; provides complex staff assistance to departmental management staff in the area of Traffic Engineering; and performs related work as required.  Exercises direct supervision of two (2) Traffic Analysts. The ideal candidate will have a well-developed knowledge of the CAMUTCD, WATCH Manual, and industry standard traffic engineering practices. Examples of Duties Management reserves the right 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. Plans, organizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of professional engineering staff in the Public Works Department; trains staff in work procedures; evaluates employee performance, counsels employees, and effectively recommends initial disciplinary action; assists in selection and promotion. Monitors activities of the work unit; recommends improvements and modifications and prepares various reports on activities and projects; recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; implements policies and procedures. Determines and recommends staffing needs for assigned activities and projects; participates in the annual budget preparation; prepares detailed cost estimates with appropriate justifications, as required; maintains a variety of records and prepares routine reports of work performance. Oversees the development of consultant requests for proposal for professional and/or construction services and the advertising and bid processes; evaluates proposals and recommends project award; negotiates and administers contracts after award; ensures contractor compliance with City standards and specifications, time and budget estimates; analyzes and resolves complex problems that may arise; recommends and approves field changes as required. Conducts CIP planning activities; provides oversight and input into conceptual designs of engineering projects; investigates and resolves problems with scope of work or cost issues of major facility upgrade and replacement projects; ensures that projects are completed on time and within budget. Monitors rail programs proposed by other agencies and authorities that affect the City; pursues grant opportunities for improvements in rail crossings protection programs; issues work orders to make changes to existing roadway systems to improve safety and capacity. Analyzes civil engineering plan design, specifications, consultant and staff comments in accordance with design requirements and municipal and intergovernmental standards and regulations; recommends approval or additional engineering conditions and changes. Meets and confers with contractors, engineers, developers, architects, a variety of outside agencies, and the general public in acquiring information and coordinating engineering matters; provides information regarding City development requirements. Responds to and resolves various issues with residents, other department representatives, and outside agencies in a professional manner; identifies and reports findings and takes necessary corrective action. Serves as a liaison for an assigned functional area with other City departments, divisions, and outside agencies; attends meetings, as necessary; participates on a variety of boards, commissions, committees, and task forces; attends and participates in professional groups and committees; stays abreast of new trends and innovations. Conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; assists in developing policies and procedures such as procedure guidelines, design standards, and standard plans and specifications while ensuring that operation and maintenance, financial, regulatory and legal requirements are met. Develops and reviews staff reports related to engineering activities and services; may present information to the City Council and various commissions, committees and boards; performs a variety of public relations and outreach work related to assigned activities. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge Of: Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, discipline, and the training of staff in work procedures. Basic principles and practices of budget development, administration, and accountability. Principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to the planning, design, cost estimating, construction, installation, and inspection of a wide variety of municipal facilities, miscellaneous buildings and structures, and traffic and transportation systems. Civil and transportation engineering principles, concepts, standards, and practices associated with public works programs and private development projects. Principles and practices of environmental impact assessment and related regulatory processes. Methods, materials and techniques used in the construction of public works projects. Contract management practices in a public agency setting. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, regulations, and procedures, including Subdivision Map Act and subdivision agreements and conveyances. Practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting effective staff reports. Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to the operations of the assigned functional area. Safety principles and practices. Record keeping principles and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively representing the City in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups and various business, professional, educational, regulatory and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors and City staff. Ability To: Assist in developing and implementing goals, objectives, practices, policies, procedures, and work standards. Supervise, train, plan, organize, schedule, assign, review, and evaluate the work of staff. Conduct complex civil engineering research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations and prepare effective technical reports. Analyze and interpret engineering plans and specifications in accordance with design requirements and applicable standards and regulations. Manage and monitor complex projects, on-time and within budget. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures and other written materials. Analyze, interpret, summarize and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations, technical written material, and City engineering policies and procedures. Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations and prepare effective technical staff reports. Effectively represent the department and the City in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations and in meetings with individuals. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record-keeping, and tracking systems. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities and meet critical time deadlines. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized 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, procedural and legal guidelines. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a related engineering field (or equivalent), and five (5) years of responsible experience in civil engineering with emphasis in traffic and public works capital improvements, with at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Licenses and Certifications: Valid California class C Driver License with satisfactory driving record and automobile insurance. Must possess and maintain valid registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California.  Registration as a licensed Traffic Engineer in the State of California is highly desirable. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, to inspect City development sites, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points, to operate a motor vehicle, and to visit various City and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, 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 weighing up to 25 pounds. Closing Date/Time:
City of Orange Orange, California, United States
Sep 12, 2019
Part Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The ideal candidate will possess a combination of customer service, custodial, and park facility maintenance experience.  Recruitment will remain open until three (3) vacancies are filled.  Apply TODAY! Candidates must be available to work ALL of the following work schedules: ***Evenings, Weekends and Holidays*** Weekday Evening Shifts = 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Weekend Shifts = 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and/or 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.   THE IDEAL CANDIDATE IS SOMEONE WHO: Seeks a part-time job (14-19 hours per week), and understands the work schedule will vary from month to month. Enjoys working outdoors performing basic park facility maintenance and restroom custodial tasks in city parks. Has at least one year of experience in the following areas: providing customer service, performing custodial duties, and performing park facility maintenance duties. Has a valid CA driver license, auto insurance and a good driving record.  (Note: Submission of a driving record printout will be required at a later date as part of the applicant screening process.)   DEFINITION Under general supervision, oversee facility use and will perform general maintenance and custodial care of the amenities in City parks and facilities, as well as perform related work as required.   Incumbents monitor and maintain City of Orange park facilities including the Sports Center at Grijalva Park.  Some general duties include: communicating with youth sports organizations and community park users on a daily basis, enforcing field permit use, trash pickup at city parks, opening/closing and stocking of restrooms and patron check at park pavilions and facilities.  This position will be required to drive a City vehicle from park to park following a detailed task list of duties while logging pertinent details. This is an entry-level classification that assists community services staff in implementing recreation activities, including setting up equipment and sites for activities and programs, explaining and enforcing community services and recreation programs and policies, regulations, and custodial duties required to ensure that community services buildings and equipment provide the highest level of safety for public nd staff use.  Work is often performed in an assigned area and may involve working around other City staff and/or the public, depending upon assignment. This class is distinguished from the Recreation Services Activity Specialist in that the latter assists with coordinating and implementing recreation activities and provides lead direction to lower-level staff and volunteers. 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.   Maintenance and custodial duties include but are not limited to: cleaning and unclogging public toilets, restocking public restrooms; graffiti removal; cleaning trash cans, emptying trash cans, litter removal and pick up; monitoring groups using fields, picnic pavilions, and City facilities, including the Sports Center at Grijalva Gym. Monitors facility use; opens, closes, and secures buildings for activities, programs, and rental events; and prepares the facility and amenities for patron use. Participates in ensuring compliance with relevant permitting and licensing laws and guidelines; interprets and applies policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations; assists in education about the enforcement of and ensures adherence to rules and regulations. Ensures the safety of the public and staff at all times by inspecting, patrolling, monitoring, and instructing on the safe use of program facilities, equipment, and supplies; maintains a safe, clean, and tidy environment; reports unsafe conditions or illegal activities. Performs routine maintenance of buildings and equipment. Issues and collects recreation equipment and supplies. Ensures that programs, activities, and facilities are in compliance with applicable City regulations, laws, and ordinances. Interacts with the general public, including children and parents; addresses issues, concerns, and questions that patrons may have regarding the assigned programs and rentals. Maintains a variety of logs, records, and files, and prepares reports related to assigned activities. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Applicable safety precautions and procedures related to the program area(s) and facilities to which assigned. Basic principles, practices, tools, and materials as they relate to the general maintenance and cleaning of buildings and equipment related to assigned area. Safe driving rules and practices. Occupational hazards and safety equipment and practices related to the work. Standard office practices and procedures, including the use of standard office equipment, basic record keeping, arithmetic, and computer applications related to the work. 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: Learn, understand, and apply facility use policies and procedures. Provide courteous assistance to facility patrons. Remain flexible and adapt as job responsibilities change. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner. Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written reports of work performed. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. 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: Equivalent to the completion of education at a level which provides the ability to read and write at a level required for the job. High school diploma, or equivalent, is highly desirable. A combination of at least one (1) year of customer service and at least one (1) year of custodial and/or maintenance experience is highly desirable. Comparable work experience with a public agency is highly desirable. Licenses and Certifications: Possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver License, auto insurance and a good driving record are required. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and/or recreational facility setting and use standard office and/or recreation 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.  Must possess the physical stamina to lift and move tables and chairs, arrange facilities for community events and/or meetings.  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, climb, and walk on uneven surfaces to participate in recreational activities; and 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 50 pounds. Employees may work outdoors and may work in buildings and recreational facilities and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and/or hot temperatures, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representative in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. PLEASE NOTE: ALL APPLICANTS MUST UNDERGO A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION WHICH INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO: A CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK, LIVESCAN FINGERPRINTING, DRIVING RECORD REVIEW, PRIOR EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION, DRUG SCREEN AND PHYSICAL. Closing Date/Time: