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19 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Electrician I: annual salary range is  $85,134.40 - $103,604.80 hourly range is $40.93 - $49.81 Electrician II: annual salary range is $89,440.00 - $108,804.80, hourly range is $43.00 - $52.31 Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers. NOTE: The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Electrician classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  The City of San José is accepting applications for the position of Electrician I/II.  Candidates passing all phases of the recruitment process will be placed in a qualified candidate group to be considered for filling present and future vacancies.  Electrician I is the entry-level class in the Electrician series. Incumbents are provided with training and experience to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the full range of installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment. Electrician II is the journey level class in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment, working independently under general supervision. Electricians are responsible for installing, maintaining, testing, troubleshooting, repairing, and operating high and low voltage/amperage electrical components, systems and equipment including: locating problems; determining appropriate courses of action; and coordinating repairs with affected parties. They design, fabricate, and install electrical systems and components and install wiring and electrical equipment, ensuring code compliance. Electricians review work orders, maintain activity logs, prepare requisitions and obtain approval for various projects. Duties may also include purchasing electrical supplies, including: filling out paperwork; coordinating purchases; and, choosing vendors. They are responsible for responding to occasional emergencies, evaluating and taking required actions and determining if support is needed. Electricians may perform other duties of a similar nature or level. Electricians in the Department of Transportation are responsible for the ongoing maintenance and improvements of San Jose's streetlight and traffic signal systems. Responsibilities may include installation and maintenance of fiber optic cable, speed radar signs, video detection, traffic monitoring cameras, and 'smart' LED streetlights. Electricians at the Airport are responsible for a wide range of equipment and systems in a 24/7/365 operation, including repair, installation, operation, and maintenance. Responsibilities may include airfield/airport specific systems and equipment such as series lighting circuits, constant current regulators, airfield lighting control systems, and airfield lights. In addition, responsibilities may include interior and exterior lighting fixtures (including high mast ramp lighting, street lighting, parking lot lighting, etc.), lighting control systems, building management systems, access control systems, fire alarm systems, power management systems, building distribution systems and equipment up to 12kv, motor control equipment, baggage handling systems, emergency generators, vehicle gate operators, pump stations and fiber optics. Shift schedules are based upon the needs and requirements of the Airport, and may require rotation assignments or assignment to a specific shift. Weekend and holiday work may be required, and standby time may be required. Public Works electrician duties include: new construction, remodels, small tenant improvement projects, lighting retrofit projects, maintenance of pump stations (includes motor controls and PLC's and computerized alarm and monitoring of pumps, etc.), emergency generators, fire alarm systems, vehicle gate operators, badge access controls, lighting control systems, electrical building distribution systems and equipment up to and including 12kv, installing cat 5 and fiber optic networks and maintenance of all City buildings. They also set up temporary power for numerous special events on weekends and public address setups. PW provides standby Electricians 24/7. Depending upon assignment, Swing Shift, Graveyard Shift, weekend, and holiday work may be required. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and  practices,Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Communication Skills - communicates and listens effectively and responds in a timely, effective, positive and respectful manner;  written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper  grammatical form. Computer Skills - experience with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS  PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.  Electrical Safety and Safe Work Practices - demonstrates familiarity and experience with Lock Out/Tag Out, safe operation of tools  and equipment, and proper use of personal protective gear.  Problem Solving - approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s);  collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Team Work & Interpersonal Skills - demonstrates a positive attitude and flexibility along with the ability to develop effective  relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution  skills. Flexibility - Makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work processes, time frames, performance expectations, organizational culture, or work environment. Multi-Tasking - Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s). Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate. A multiple-choice, written examination covering general Electrical Codes, Electronics, Electricity, Safety, Electrical Theory, Tools and Materials, Operation and Maintenance, Blueprints, Testing Equipment/Instruments and Techniques of the trade, will be administered. Testing will be conducted when a sufficient number of applications have been received from qualified candidates. Candidates will be given one to two weeks advance notice of the written examination date(s).    Claiming Veterans’ Preference: The City of San José has a Veterans’ Preference Policy that app lies to this recruitment. To claim veteran's preference points, you must provide a copy of your military discharge form DD214 when appearing for the written exam for this recruitment. For more information on the City of San José's Veterans’ Preference policy, please see  http://www.csj.gov/es/hrps/VeteransPreference.pdf .  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Aug 04, 2020
Full Time
San José Animal Care and Services is accepting applications for part-time unbenefited (19 hours) Animal Care Attendants to work at the Animal Care Center.    Animal Care Attendants report to the Shelter Manager of Animal Care and Services and are primarily responsible for feeding, caring and moving shelter animals; euthanizing of animals; and cleaning and disinfecting of kennels and cages.  Other duties may include receiving animals brought to the shelter by Animal Control Officers or the public; assisting the public in claiming impounded animals or in adoptions; completing and maintaining animal records; responding to questions regarding age, breed characteristics and treatment of animals; and explaining and interpreting animal control laws, ordinances, regulations, procedures, and policies to the public.  Animal Care Attendants are required to work weekends, holidays, nights, rotating shifts, and respond to emergency animal services assignments during off-duty hours.    Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 100 pounds while handling animals and equipment. Employees may work outside and be exposed to inclement weather, may be exposed to blood borne pathogens while using hypodermic needles on animals, may be exposed to animal scratches and bites, and may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, fumes, odors, gases, chemicals, pollens, and other airborne irritants.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Aug 04, 2020
Full Time
Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at  www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers . Public Works Department is currently recruiting to fill a Construction Manager position in the Engineering Services Division’s Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF). The position is in the Engineering Services division and the Construction Manager will co-lead the Construction Management Services section responsible for providing inspection services for construction projects in the City.  The Engineering Services team, a division of Public Works, is comprised of four sections: Construction Management Services (CMS), Structural Engineering and Code Inspection, Material Testing Laboratory, and Survey.  The Sections provide technical support services to the City’s Capital Improvement Programs and Projects, development/utility permit projects, and other citywide customers. This Construction Manager position is one of four in the Engineering Services Division and one of six in the Department of Public Works.  Under direction of the Principal Engineer assigned to the Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF), this position is responsible for the leadership and management of the Construction Management function for the RWF to ensure that objectives for safety, quality, cost, schedule, and efficient commissioning are achieved on each work package.  This Construction Manager leads a team of in-house staff and consultant construction administration staff, while also managing the third-party construction engineering/inspection contracts that may be utilized for larger, more complex projects.  This position ideally requires extensive construction inspection and management experience with an emphasis on wastewater facility construction.  The current RWF Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is valued at over $900 million over the next 5 years and $1.4 billion over the next 10 years. TYPICAL DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (The examples may not cover all duties which may be performed.) •         Lead the in-house and consultant team responsible for managing the construction of RWF CIP projects. •        Supervise the RWF CIP staff including:   recruiting personnel, establishing goals for their performance, evaluating their performance, and training and developing their skills. •        Procure and manage consultant contracts for construction management services. •        Verify that construction activities are performed in conformance with the Contract Documents, codes, and industry standards with consistent oversight and reporting. •        Participate in the design review process including constructability reviews and sequencing analysis of project alternatives. •        Review construction cost estimates and schedule. •        Identify schedule work-arounds, potential construction delays, work area labor compression, stacking of trades, and inefficiencies prior to realization of such impacts on the work package. •        Interface with designers, operations and maintenance personnel, construction contractors, consultants, and vendors supporting construction activities. •        Support the day-to-day administration of contracts for the construction work packages including review and comment on construction contractor applications for payment, change order requests and change directives, and construction schedule updates. •        Review, analyze, negotiate, advise, and recommend all requests for construction contractor adjustments, claims, and notices to Project Manager(s). The ideal candidates will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills and a strong work ethic. The position requires excellent judgment, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational and negotiating skills, flexibility, and written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in construction management. The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Analyst I/II classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San José’s San Jose, CA, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
The actual salary will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Associate Engineer classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. The San José Fire Department (SJFD) is seeking to fill four (4 ) Associate Engineer positions in the Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP).  Please note that three (3) positions are permanent and one (1) position is temporary limit dated, through June 30, 2020.The Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP) Development Division contributes to the Department’s mission through its primary focus on key areas of responsibility that include; public education and outreach services, investigation of fires to determine cause and origin, and code compliance activities such as plan review and inspection. For more information about BFP, please click here . Under the general supervision of a Senior Engineer, the Associate Engineer position performs a variety of professional engineering, plan review, and inspection work. Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following: Examine plans, perform calculations and review specifications for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings for compliance with the California Building Code, California Fire Code, California State Fire Marshal regulations, and applicable NFPA standards and local ordinances. Provide technical advice to consultants, architects, engineers, contractors, developers, department officers and staff, and the Fire Marshal on the application or interpretation of fire safety codes/regulations, and on the resolution of fire safety issues found in the preliminary design of buildings. Analyze and evaluate proposals for alternate materials, methods of construction, and/or variances to fire safety codes and regulations. Conduct field inspections to ensure that the finished construction complies with approved plans. The subject of the incumbent’s tasks will be focused on one or more of the following Sections of BFP areas: Building Life Safety Systems, Fire Suppression Systems, Fire Detection/Fire Alarm Systems, Hazardous Materials and Site Development. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Aug 01, 2020
Full Time
The Public Works Department is looking to fill two (2) Air Conditioning Mechanic vacancies. The Air Conditioning Mechanic position is responsible for performing HVAC duties at more than 200 civic building sites across San Jose. The position will be responsible for performing the operational support, adjustment, troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance of heating, ventilating, air conditioning systems and auxiliary equipment.   This position will require controls experience, mechanical equipment experience, and water treatment experience.   Duties include but are not limited to: Inspecting, repairing, performing preventative maintenance and routine testing of heating, cooling, air-conditioning, ventilating equipment and controls; and chiller and low pressure boiler maintenance.    Operating, diagnosing, and programming HVAC equipment and systems via computer controlled LON/BACKNET Energy Management Controls, such as Schneider Electric, Alerton, Johnson Metasys. Servicing DX refrigerant and hydronic chilled/hot water distribution piping systems and components and HVAC units for commercial facilities. Repairing/replacing actuators, valves, compressors, controls, etc. in a refrigerant or hydronic piping system or HVAC unit. Using safe job practices, including wearing the proper PPE and making the job area safe before proceeding to work. Conducting chemical tests on water and determining potential issues and causes of HVAC piping and connected components. Maintains cooling towers and sump basins as well as filtration systems. Responds to calls for emergency repair service. Maintains operating logs and related records. Replaces sub-assembly units; inspects safety cut controls. Performs other related work as required.   Incumbents are expected to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative. Incumbents should possess ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects averaging a weight of 50 pounds, or heavier weights, in all cases with the use of proper equipment.    Selected candidate will need to successfully complete a background check.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Aug 01, 2020
Full Time
The Fleet Management Division in Public Works Department is responsible for the management of the City’s fleet including the comprehensive inspection, maintenance, repair, acquisition, and disposal. The City’s vehicle and equipment fleet currently consists of over 2,700 assets.  The Department of Public Works Fleet Management Division is recruiting to fill an   Equipment Mechanic Assistant I/II (EMA I/II) Parts position. The EMA I/II is responsible for performing inspections, communicating with other staff and customers, servicing, installation of electronic electrical equipment, ordering parts, entering data in the fleet management system, road testing and diagnosing problems to make various repairs and adjustments on automotive, heavy truck and/or heavy equipment. While working under general supervision, the EMA I/II will be expected to perform safely and follow all rules required by the City of San Jose. This position   will require working various shift hours and overtime.   The following position details are the areas of experience required for employment and a general description of associated duties.     Equipment Mechanic Assistant I/II (PARTS)   Equipment Mechanic Assistant Parts position orders, receives, and issues automotive, truck, and equipment parts. Researches and identifies select parts for issue, stocks and verifies inventories, and utilizes the fleet database to manage inventories. The salary range for this position is $49,587.20 - $66,144.20   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this classification. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 31, 2020
Full Time
The Housing Department seeks to fill two mid-management level Senior Development Officer positions on the Housing Department's Policy Team, which is responsible for policy, program development, and legislative work.  These positions report to the Division Manager overseeing Policy, Grants Management, and the Housing and Community Development Commission. The selected Senior Development Officer will be responsible for successful delivery of a range of activities that supports all practice areas in the Department, including to: Oversee and assist with preparation of reports, including the Housing Element Annual Performance Report, the Assessment of Fair Housing, the Consolidated Plan, and quarterly housing statistics reports; Drive implementation of actions included in the Department's policy-oriented workplans such as the Housing Element; Review and analyze potential and existing policies as they relate to the work of the Housing Department, and seek approval of new policies and priorities as needed, including preparing persuasive and well thought-out Council Memos, studies, GIS analysis, and ordinances;  Provide information and thought leadership on analysis of the Department’s programs from a racial equity lens; Collaborate with other City departments, interest groups, and citizens to inform policies relating to housing and community development;  Collect and analyze data effectively to support Department programs and policy work, including federal Census data and GIS mapping tools; Provide best practices research on strategic topics of interest to the Department; Review, analyze, and make recommendations regarding State and federal legislation, working closely with the City Manager’s Office of Intergovernmental Relations, staff in other City Departments, the City’s external lobbyists, and the City's State and federal representatives; Work with the Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement, the Department of Transportation, and other City managers on development-related policies, procedures, reports, EIRs, and other initiatives related to housing; Participate with other cities and regional organizations to ensure San Jose's voice is heard; Prepare presentations for the Director, Deputy Directors, and Division Manager at local, regional, and statewide forums, and make presentations as requested; Attend trainings, attend forums, and monitor legislative proceedings to effectively transfer knowledge to the Director, Deputy Directors, Division Manager, and other Department and City senior managers; and, Oversee website pages, e-blasts, and other communication vehicles to convey the City's interest in and support of programs and policies. The ideal candidate for this position will be a thoughtful leader who combines analytical abilities, strong communications skills, an inquiring mind, an ability to collaborate with and manage people, comfort with dynamic environment, a desire to help vulnerable residents in our community, an interest in racial equity issues, and motivation derived from knowing that you are making a difference.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments, including time-limited overstrength positions. If you are interested in employment in this job classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 30, 2020
Full Time
Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at  www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers . The Housing Department is seeking qualified Analysts who will focus on effective grants management using several funding sources: the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) entitlement programs (CDBG, ESG, HOME, HOPWA); the State of California; and local funds. Many of the contracts relate to homeless response and/or a prioritization of formerly homeless residents for other programs such as tenant-based rental assistance. Some contracts also fund community development infrastructure programs such as the installation of community WiFi networks, City-installed physical infrastructure such as Green Alleyways, and minor repair programs for low-income single family homes.   This position is responsible for delivering high-quality services to implement the funding process, contracting with awarded agencies, and assisting the agencies to design their programs and successfully provide needed services in a way that meets compliance requirements for the various federal, state, and local funding sources that the team administers. Additionally, this position will facilitate procurements, conduct presentations to community-based organizations, and will work closely with the Homeless Response Team.   This position may administer both public service and community infrastructure agreements. Duties include: developing and negotiating contracts, monitoring grant compliance, training grantee staff on funding requirements, monitoring performance and program outcomes, ensuring timely and accurate payments to grantees, responding to HUD audit requests for information, and some presentations to internal and external stakeholders.   Grants analysts are required to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with external organizations and other City departments. They are also responsible for writing clear, accurate, and grammatically-correct reports, correspondence, and City Council memos.   Analysts’ work is inherently detail-oriented, so the ability to learn and follow extensive program rules is extremely important. Ideal candidates should be clear, accurate, and reliable oral communicators who are comfortable working independently but also collaboratively as part of a positive, high-energy team. Analysts’ work is also high volume, fast-paced, with shifting priorities so the ability to maintain focus, be adaptable, and flexible is highly desired. In addition, given the vitally important work that the Grants Management Team is doing to provide funding to organizations that serve vulnerable community members during the COVID-19 crisis, the ideal candidate for this position will be able to excel in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities, and will have personal values that align with the Department’s objectives of serving the community.   Key Responsibilities of the position will include the following: - Implementing the funding process - Facilitating procurements - Evaluating funding applications - Providing technical assistance to awarded agencies - Contracting and negotiating with awarded agencies - Monitoring compliance requirements at the federal, state, and municipal levels - Reviewing invoices and processing reimbursement requests - Tracking payments by funding source - Training grantee staff and departmental staff - Report writing, correspondence, Council memos - Following construction-related procurement procedures   This position may prepare, attend, and lead presentations at evening community meetings.   The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Analyst I/II classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San José San Jose, CA, USA
Jul 29, 2020
Full Time
The Senior Engineer will serve as Project Manager through all phases of capital project planning and delivery from preliminary engineering/conceptual planning through start-up and commissioning for his/her assigned project(s). This includes defining project goals and objectives; developing the Project Work Plan; preparing consultant procurement documents (RFQs/RFPs) including contract negotiations and administration; evaluating technology selection and project alternatives; directing the preparation and approval of project deliverables such as business case analysis, conceptual design reports, preliminary design reports, detail design drawings and specifications, and engineer’s estimate of probable cost of construction (OPCCs); managing the project scope, schedule, and budget from start to finish; identifying and mitigating project risks; organizing project meetings and preparing monthly project performance reports; and providing engineering support through construction completion. The Senior Engineer will collaborate and work effectively with O&M staff, the City’s Planning Department, Fire Department, Public Works Department, City Manager’s Budget Office, City Attorney’s Office, and other stakeholders as required. The Senior Engineer will have overall responsibility for on-time and on-budget delivery of his/her assigned project(s).
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 25, 2020
Full Time
Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at  www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers .   Please use the following links to read all Positions and Duties for each Division. 1.  INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE DIVISION 2.   PLANNING AND PROJECT DELIVERY DIVISION 3.  TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS DIVISION
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 24, 2020
Full Time
The salary range for this classification is $19.22-$23.39 hourly, $39,977.60 -$48,651.20 annually. This position is covered under the Living Wage Policy and your hourly rate will be adjusted to $23.31/$23.93 per hour.  The Living Wage rate consists of a base amount and an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable pay.   Parks Recreation and Neighborhood Services department (PRNS) is recruiting to fill multiple Community Activity Worker positions to support the following programs. Some positions may be part-time or limit dated June 30, 2020: Project Hope program BeautifySJ program   About Project Hope – Project Hope is a community empowerment program that focuses on educating the residents on how to work in partnership with the City to coordinate and mobilize resources that will help address ongoing neighborhood/community issues such as crime, poverty, and blight. The program’s goal is to develop sustainable neighborhood associations that can best advocate for their community. Current vacancies exist in each of three teams, which will consist of one Community Coordinator and two Community Activity Workers.   About BeautifySJ program - The BeautifySJ Anti-Graffiti & Anti-Litter program provides coordinated graffiti abatement services, coordinates neighborhood litter clean-up events and hosts three large annual litter events throughout the City of San Jose.  Current vacancies exist in the following three areas: volunteer coordination, work order system management, and graffiti and litter abatement.   Please note that staff may be required to work weekends and evenings.   The Community Activity Worker will report directly to the Community Coordinator. Job duties for the position include, but are not limited to: Project Hope program – Assist with volunteer recruitment and retention efforts to form neighborhoods associations and volunteer groups to become self-sufficient and pro-active neighborhood advocates and stewards Work independently in remote field offices located in schools, places of worship and other place-based community partners Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with community members, neighborhood organizations, key stakeholders, City staff (Council, Mayor’s Office, and all City Departments) Participates in planning and coordinating in-service training and development of program aids and materials Performs public contact and liaison work in explaining and interpreting program Conducts and facilitates workshops for the neighborhood Assists in planning and implementing special activities or programs, such as community service projects, community meetings, community litter pick-ups, neighborhood-wide events, dumpster days Designs and produces flyers and announcements May be required to provide bilingual translation and/or interpretation      2. BeautifySJ program - Support the City’s inter-Department BeautifySJ Initiative to address litter/trash related blight by attending resource fairs and neighborhood based outreach events Directly support the Anti-Litter Program efforts to reduce citywide by collaborating with internal City Departments and external partners Plan, lead and execute neighborhood litter events including litter cleanup events located at or near encampments Work with schools, non-profit partners, and organizations to form litter cleanup groups to support the City’s efforts to reduce litter Assist with volunteer recruitment and retention efforts, including data collection and leading volunteer litter cleanup events Interact daily with City staff, Council staff, residents, vendors, and property owners to address litter related blight. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. 
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 24, 2020
Full Time
San José Animal Care and Services, a division in the Department of Public Works is accepting applications for a full time (40 hours/week) Animal Health Technician. This position will be responsible for providing paraprofessional medical care and treatment to shelter animals.   Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to - ·          Checking and monitoring the health of animals, as well as rendering first aid and emergency treatment ·          Assisting shelter veterinarians in surgery, spay/neuter and other medical procedures ·          Maintaining pharmaceutical and other medical supplies; cleaning of kennels/ cages ·          Feeding and caring for animals ·          Humanely performing euthanasia, as required   This position will be required to work weekends, holidays, nights and rotating shifts, respond to emergency animal services assignments during off-duty hours, and wear a uniform.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   Physical Requirements   Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 100 pounds while handling animals and equipment. Employees may be exposed to cold and hot temperatures, loud noises, odors, dust, air contaminants, blood borne pathogens while using hypodermic needles on animals and may be exposed to animal scratches and bites. 
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 23, 2020
Full Time
The Purchasing Division of the Finance Department offers unique career development and advancement opportunities in public sector procurement and contracting. The Division is responsible for the centralized procurement of equipment, supplies, materials, IT, and non-consulting services pursuant to the City of San José Municipal Code Title 4, Chapter 4.12. The Division is also responsible for providing guidance and oversight for the procurement of consulting services which is managed by the individual City departments.  The Purchasing Division is focused on delivering procurement and contracting services based on public procurement best practices. The team is headed by a Deputy Director, who oversees two purchasing-related workgroups. One workgroup is managed by a Program Manager who oversees a group of buyers and a staff specialist, who primarily handle tactical procurements such as low-bids, purchase orders, and p-card purchases. Another workgroup is managed by the IT & Strategic Procurement Manager who oversees a group of Senior Analysts, Analysts I/II, and the IT Buyer.  This team is responsible for handling the City’s complex procurements (i.e., primarily Requests for Proposal) and contract activity.  The work environment is dynamic and engaging, with procurement staff interfacing with nearly all City departments in delivering products and services. The Division offers opportunities for growth and advancement. The Department of Finance is hiring a Senior Analyst in the Purchasing Division. The Senior Analyst is a management position that reports to the IT & Strategic Procurement Manager and is responsible for strategic procurement activities, projects, and agreements on behalf of various City departments. Responsibilities for the position may include, but are not limited to: - Working with various City departments to prepare, issue, and oversee complex Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFls), and other solicitation methods for City funded projects, as well as federal and state funded projects - Managing strategic and complex procurement activities, including developing specifications and facilitating the evaluation process - Developing, negotiating, writing, and executing strategic and complex contracts - Administering contracts, including negotiating amendments, change orders and exercising options - Drafting and preparing Council memoranda and responses to protests - Training and educating City staff on Citywide purchasing rules, procedures, and processes - Assisting departments with vendor management and contract management activities as required - Performing data and financial analysis for purchasing and contracting activities - Clearly expressing ideas verbally and in writing - Preparing standard and ad hoc reporting - Supervising assigned staff - Conducting and facilitating Request for Quotes (RFQ) and Request for Bids (RFB) and issuing Purchase Orders (POs) as assigned - Performing other duties and special projects as requested such as vendor training, emergency preparedness, and implementing procurement and contracting process improvements. The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Analyst classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. COVID-19 Remote Work Please be aware that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Senior Analyst will most likely be expected to work remotely at least some, if not all, of the time until further notice. If this is required, the Senior Analyst will be assigned a laptop by the City with all software and software access required to perform the assigned duties. The Senior Analyst be required to have/provide their own internet connectivity and other requirements as specified in the City’s Remote Access Policy to be able to fully perform their responsibilities remotely in accordance with the City’s Policy Manual, Section 1.7.3 Remote Access, at https://www.sanjoseca.gov/your-government/city-manager/employee-relations/city-policy-manual.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 23, 2020
Full Time
The actual salary will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Deputy Fire Chief classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    Deputy Fire Chiefs represent the San José Fire Department in multiple arenas and candidate(s) should feel comfortable taking an active and visible role in the community. Under the direction of the Fire Chief, and serving as a member of Senior Staff, the Deputy Fire Chiefs each plan, coordinate and direct the activities of a major Bureau of the Fire Department and performs related work as required. The SJFD employs four Deputy Fire Chief positions that supervise the following areas; 1) the Bureau of Field Operations (BFO), 2) the Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP), 3) the Bureau of Support Services (BSS) and 4) the Bureau of Training and Emergency Medical Services (BET). The Deputy Fire Chief position in BFP is also known as the Fire Marshal.    A Deputy Fire Chief’s typical duties include: responds to and assumes command at the scene of major fires and related emergencies; supervises and directs the operation of a major bureau of the Fire Department. The Deputy Fire Chief assigned to the Bureau of Field Operations directs five battalions across three shifts and is supported by three staff Fire Captains and three civilian staff members.  The Deputy Fire Chief/Fire Marshal assigned to the Bureau of Fire Prevention supervises and directs a comprehensive fire prevention program, including the development of new codes, physical inspections, state and local code enforcement, water system approval, education of the public, administration of the hazardous materials ordinance and oversight of the Arson Investigation Program. All Deputy Fire Chiefs supervise and evaluate fire department personnel; make recommendations on employment, retention, promotion, demotion, and other personnel actions; direct and enforce the rules and regulations of the department; maintain effective working relationships with other departments, County, State, and Federal agencies; develop and control the operating budget for a Bureau and assist in the development of the Department’s capital budget; as well as develop and implement an effective training program for departmental personnel.  Appointments to these positions require disclosure of outside investments, real property interests, income, and business positions through Form 700.  More information on requirements and disclosure can be found at this website - http://www.fppc.ca.gov/Form700.html.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions of the department. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. 
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 23, 2020
Full Time
The Fleet Management Division of the Public Works Department is seeking to fill two (2) overstrength Communications Installer positions. These positions are funded through June 30th, 2021. Under general supervision of the Senior Automotive Equipment Specialist, typical duties of the Communications Installer include installing 2-way radios into a variety of vehicles, including but not limited to Police vehicles and motorcycles, Fire department apparatus and other city department vehicles. Installations are to be industry accepted best practices including the selection of proper wire sizing based on electrical loading, equipment placement with emphasis on serviceability, proper wire routing, proper power distribution, antenna placement, and grounding/power return. The Communications Installer will also be responsible for the installation of intercom systems, emergency/warning lighting, vehicle electronics, computer equipment and terminals, antennas, and custom installations of non-standard equipment. This equipment is commonly used in emergency vehicles and municipal equipment. This position requires the following knowledge and abilities in order to be successful in the position: -  Knowledge and ability to install and diagnose the systems and equipment similar to the City’s Fleet including sirens, light bars, accessory lighting, FLIR devices, Tracking systems, timers, and the knowledge to interface with those systems when necessary. -  Ability to follow verbal/written direction, read/ interpret schematics, schematic symbols, and wire diagrams. -  Ability to accurately document all non-standard installations, complete necessary paper work, installation forms, and data entry in a timely basis. -  Ability to work effectively and communicate with the vendors on interconnection and installation. May be required to diagnose issues when necessary. -  Ability to work in a team environment on large projects working within established labor standards to meet project completion goals. -  Data entry in a fleet database The Communication Installer may be required to work on weekends and/or holidays when necessary.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 22, 2020
Full Time
Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers.   The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Administrative Officer classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   The Administrative Officer reports to the Department Assistant Director and is responsible for budget preparation, analysis, execution, and monitoring; purchasing and contract functions; fees and charges/revenue projection/cost recovery programs; investigating, documenting, and presenting disciplinary actions; overseeing the department fiscal management functions; personnel management; human resources oversight; and internal policy establishment.  In addition to the departmental responsibilities, the Administrative Officer has considerable contact with staff in the City Manager's Budget Office, City Attorney's Office, and other City departments. The position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong decision making and strategic thinking ability, a commitment to customer service, and the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and issues. Due to the complexity and scope of authority involved, this position requires someone who handles multiple assignments well in an accurate, complete and timely fashion with the ability to work independently/autonomously. The ideal candidate will have significant budget and other administrative experience, experience working in cross-functional/cross-departmental teams, and will be able to quickly assume a leadership role in the upcoming 2021-22 Proposed Budget process.  This recruitment may be used to fill multiple Administrative Officer positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 20, 2020
Full Time
The City of San Jose, Animal Care and Services Division is seeking Veterinarians to work at the Animal Care Center, including part-time and/or relief in either/or, shelter medicine and/or the shelter’s public high quality, high volume spay/neuter clinic.  The Animal Shelter Veterinarian may perform all aspects of shelter medicine in a large animal shelter.  Duties may include routine spay/neuter surgeries on cats, dogs, and other animals as indicated.  This position provides direct care and treatment of homeless animals entering the City of San Jose’s Animal Care Center.   In addition, this position is required to diagnose, treat, and/or recommend euthanasia.  Registered Veterinary Technicians will be assigned to assist this position with the preparation and post-surgery processes of spay/neuter and other surgical procedures.    This is a part-time unbenefited position reporting to the Shelter Manager of Animal Care and Services.  This classification is represented by City Association of Management Personnel (CAMP).   Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:       Directs, coordinates and performs the screening, diagnosis, and basic and emergency medical treatment of animals in the shelter.       Performs or supervises the visual monitoring of impounded animals, including those that may be isolated or quarantined for signs of illness or unusual behavior.       Performs surgical procedures, including spay/neuters and vaccinates animals to prevent diseases.       Maintains accurate medical records of animals.       Effectively communicates the condition and status of animals with staff, public and animal groups.       Advises staff on matters within the veterinary field.       Orders, maintains and controls the drugs used at the shelter and in the field.       Trains appropriate staff in administering first aide and vaccinations to animals, the performance of euthanasia and other paramedical duties.       Performs and directs staff to perform euthanasia of animals that are irremediably suffering from serious illness or severe injury, as necessary       Ensures that shelter staff participates in a comprehensive disease prevention program for the animal shelter.       Participates in special spay/neuter or vaccination clinics.       Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; providing technical guidance to staff; ensuring staff are trained; and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.       Ensures compliance of activities to codes and all legal regulations.   Physical Requirements    Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 50 pounds while handling animals and equipment. Employees may be exposed to cold and hot temperatures, loud noises, odors, dust, air contaminants, blood borne pathogens while using hypodermic needles on animals and may be exposed to animal scratches and bites.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 14, 2020
Full Time
The City of San José hosts approximately 80 student interns annually, from majors that include finance, graphic design, information technology, accounting, urban planning, political science, public administration, and many others. Applicants must be a current student enrolled in a college or university to apply and must continue to be enrolled during their employment/service with the City of San José. Interns at the City have flexible hours to work around their school schedules. Undergraduate interns generally work between 20-30 hours per week and graduate interns work between 25-40 hours per week.   Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers.      Departments that most frequently offer internship opportunities are listed below.  For more information on all City departments, click here.       San Jose International Airport (SJC) is now accepting applications for Summer Internship Program. Student Interns at the Airport will learn and gain practical experience in multiple areas of airport operations and management. Interns will also be exposed to various airport industry careers while enriching their personal and educational goals.      The  Public Works Department ’s    mission is to provide excellent service in building a smart and sustainable community, maintaining and managing the City’s assets, and serving the animal care needs of the community.  Interns can expect to perform substantive work, develop professional relationships, and help make a positive impact in the City of San Jose.  With 9 divisions providing a diverse array of services, the Department offers a unique variety of opportunities across a number of fields of study for students to enhance their academic learning with real world knowledge, receive valuable training while providing public service to the community, and experience a professional work environment where they can develop both work and life skills. Internship opportunities include: Administrative Services, Animal Care & Services, City Facilities Architectural Services, Development Services, Engineering Services, Equality Assurance, Facilities Management, Fleet Management, and Transportation and Hydraulics Services.    The  Environmental Services Department  (ESD) has established a national reputation for environmental leadership and innovation with award-winning recycling, water conservation, water quality protection, and wastewater treatment programs. Its major initiatives are: healthy streams, rivers, marshlands and bay waters; reliable water, garbage, and recycling services; clean and green air, land and energy policy development; and community education aimed at environmental sustainability. Interns in ESD can work on fun projects, make presentations, create and prepare training materials, do valuable research, use tech savvy skills to help market materials and provide overall team support.   The  Department of Transportation (DOT)  maintains and operates the City of San José's transportation network of roadways, traffic signals, street lights, bicycle lanes, sidewalks, street trees and landscaping in addition to the public sewer system and storm drains. DOT's goal is to provide a transportation system that is safe, efficient, and convenient for all users, and that supports the City's livability and economic vitality. San José has adopted bold policy goals to be a leading city in the areas of environmental sustainability, innovation and fiscal efficiency. San José's DOT is organized into the following four divisions: Infrastructure Maintenance Transportation and Parking Operations Transportation Planning and Project Delivery Director's Office / Administration Services San Jose Public Library is the largest public library system between San Francisco and Los Angeles. A proud recipient of the Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year Award, the library is an acknowledged leader in providing innovative services to meet changing customer needs. The San Jose Public Library enriches lives by fostering lifelong learning and by ensuring that every member of the community has access to a vast array of ideas and information.   Housed within the Office of the City Manager, the  Office of Economic Development (OED)  leads the implementation of the City of San Jose Economic Strategy by working with other City departments, private businesses, and community partners. OED has four integrated divisions: Business Development, focused on job creation, business attraction, expansion and retention; Business Operations and Real Estate, focused on revenue generation, management of city owned property, and Department administrative support; Cultural Affairs, responsible for arts and cultural development; and work2future, the federally funded workforce development program serving Silicon Valley.   The  Information Technology Department's  (ITD) mission is to enable the service delivery of its customers through the integration of City-wide technology resources.  ITD consists of four core service areas:   Enterprise Technology Systems and Solutions- Business Systems, Database Administration, Financial Management Systems, HR/Payroll, Integrated Billing  Information Technology Infrastructure- Core Network Infrastructure, Information Security, Telecommunications, Servers, Desktop Support, Email Customer Contact Center- Utility Billing, Internet Self-Service, General Information Requests Strategic Support- Budget/Fiscal Management, Procurement, Contract Administration, Human Resources Analytical Support. The mission of the  Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department (PRNS)  is to cultivate healthy communities through quality programs and dynamic public spaces.  Through proactive, strategic work plans, the Communications team develops, creates and implements outreach that is creative, articulate and engaging while telling a story of “Building Community Through FUN”.    Interns' skills and talents will contribute to the creation and activation of community-building places, programs and people. Interns will gain experience and build their portfolio as interns provide general support, assist in event production and work on specific programs and projects important to PRNS and the City.  The Planning Division in the  Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement (PBCE)   is responsible for both long range planning--which involves guiding the City’s future by stewarding Envision San Jose 2040 (the City’s General Plan) and preparing  Urban Village plans and other area plans--as well as current planning through the review of development proposals.  The Planning Division implements policies and plans that determine where and how the City will grow  and how that growth will be balanced with the availability of infrastructure and services. The PBCE internship program is designed to offer professional learning opportun ities to undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in the urban planning field. Interns may be assigned to specific projects in the sub-disciplines of urban village planning, development review, zoning, urban design, transportation, economic development, housing, sustainability, historic preservation, Geographic Information Systems, and data analytics.   Interns will gain exposure to the operations of a planning department and have the opportunity to work on “real life” projects.   Finance Department – T he Finance Department has over 100 employees who are dedicated to serve the needs of our customers throughout the City of San Jose. Our mission is to manage, protect, and report on the City of San Jose’s financial resources to enhance the City’s financial condition for our residents, businesses, and investors. Our services are provided to the organization and community through four separate divisions which include Treasury, Revenue Management, Accounting, and Purchasing. The range of services includes debt management, investments/cash management, payment processing, billing, accounts receivable, delinquent tax/revenue collections, payroll, accounts payable, financial reporting, risk management, and procurement services .   The Housing Department's mission is to strengthen and revitalize our community through housing and neighborhood investment. Since the Housing Department was established in 1987, the City has been a leader in affordable housing, creating more than 21,000 new housing opportunities for San José residents. A major function of the Housing Department is its work as a funder. The Department utilizes numerous financing vehicles to bring new affordable housing to fruition and rehabilitate older affordable housing. The Department also funds grants for nonprofits to develop and provide social services, homeless response programs, and community infrastructure. Additional grants support Fair Housing policies, place-based neighborhood efforts, and meal programs for low-income seniors. The Department oversees a range of other critical programs and initiatives, including rent control and stabilization programs for apartments and mobilehomes, and the City's Ellis Act Ordinance that protects the City's supply of affordable rental housing. And, working in partnership with other City departments and agencies, the Housing Department works to ensure the City has a variety of housing options in every neighborhood. Salary Information Student Intern Salary Range - $12.17- $17.38/hr (unbenefitted) Graduate Student Intern Salary Range - $15.75 - $23.26/hr (unbenefitted)
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 14, 2020
Full Time
Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers.   The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Principal Planner classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   The Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Department is recruiting to fill a Principal Planner position in the Planning Division. This Planning position will focus on the management of the City’s historic preservation program.  Duties may include: Reports to and receives general supervision from the Planning Official or designee. May exercise technical and functional direction over and provide training to lower-level staff. Provides staff support to the City’s Historic Landmark Commission (HLC) including acting as liaison between the commission and the public, city staff, and other historic preservation agencies. Interacts and communicates with a variety of key stakeholders, including, City departments and public agencies, elected and appointed City officials, developers, consultants, architects, , and the general public for the purpose of obtaining or providing information, coordinating activities, processing projects, negotiating plan changes, and formulating recommendations related to the City's historic resources. Performs a wide variety of professional analysis and project coordination activities related to planning design review and historic preservation to preserve and protect historically and archaeologically significant structures, sites, districts, and artifacts through various land use planning strategies, governmental programs, and financial incentives including: Review of applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations and various sources of information to ensure that public and private projects are in compliance. These laws and regulations include, but are not limited to, the City's historic preservation standards and guidelines, the Secretary of Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties (Secretary's Standards), California Historical Building Code, Americans with Disabilities Act exceptions for historic buildings, the City's General Plan and Zoning, historic resources surveys, National Register of Historic Places and California Register of Historical Resources criteria for designation of historic resources, National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (as amended), California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Subdivision Map Act, Public Resource Code, Specific Plans, design specifications, and local CEQA guidelines and procedures. Candidates must be familiar with reviewing projects for conformance with the Secretary's Standards. Consultations and Communication with California State Office of Historic Preservation, and the SHPO. Evaluates areas with a concentration of historically and/or architecturally significant buildings, structures, or sites and, if qualified, preserve them through the creation of Conservation or Historic Districts. Manages and updates historic resource surveys in areas of original San José and the earliest annexed growth areas identified in the Envision San José 2040 General Plan (General Plan), including Downtown and adjacent areas of Diridon, Urban Villages (including West San Carlos, The Alameda, East Santa Clara Street/Alum Rock/Five Wounds area, and North First Street) and the SOFA area. Establishes and maintains a searchable historic resource inventory database on the City’s website for the public to access. Ensures modifications to candidate or designated landmark buildings or structures conform to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties and/or appropriate State of California requirements regarding historic buildings and/or structures, including the California Historical Building Code. Reviews Historic Preservation Permits and/or Adjustments for modifications to buildings, structures, and/or sites in a City “Historic District” or “Conservation Area”. Evaluates initial studies, mitigated negative declarations, environmental impact reports, and uses the evaluation to formulate a recommendation on projects. Requires and oversees the submittal and review of historic reports and surveys prepared as part of the environmental review process. Maintains a file of historic survey reports by location to make the information retrievable for research purposes. Monitors implementation measures, mitigation measures, and conditions of approval related to historic resources. Conducts field inspections to evaluate the historical, architectural, and cultural significance of properties, buildings, and sites and documents such visits through photos and written documentation. Inspects development sites during construction and upon completion of the project. Implements strategic General Plan and zoning changes as indicated by General Plan “Historic District” or “Conservation Area” designations, in order to maintain neighborhood vitality and character and to preserve the integrity of historic structures located within those neighborhoods. Analyzes City's historic resources to identify potential new historic districts, conservation areas, or individually significant resources. Assists in developing and recommending specific design standards and ordinances related to historic resources and compatible new in-fill development and construction. Fosters the rehabilitation of buildings, structures, areas, places, and districts of historic significance. Utilizes incentives permitting flexibility as to their uses; transfer of development rights; tax relief for designated landmarks and districts; easements; alternative building code provisions for the reuse of historic structures; and financial incentives. Develops and processes the City's consulting party responses for projects subject to review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (as amended). Prepares and releases requests for proposals for historic resource technical consultant services; establishes selection criteria; evaluates proposals, and conducts interviews in conformance with City policy; coordinates with and recommends needed contract management provisions and controls; manages and oversees technical consultants' work products to ensure adherence to City standards and legal provisions; ensures that deliverables are submitted on time and budget and that progress and payment requests are consistent with City policy and contract provisions. Provides technical support and advice in architectural design, preservation methodologies, and financial assistance for historic preservation (Mills Act program) to the public and staff. Administers the City's Mills Act Program including conducting regular inspections, communicating with program participants, drafting staff reports, and maintaining associated records. Participates in the City’s Urban Design Review process and meetings or Planning Commission meetings and provide background and technical assistance to Staff and Commission members related to historic resources. Maintains and updates resources such as historic maps, historic markers, or self-guided walking tours as a means to promote and celebrate histori c preservation in San José. Pursues grant programs for historic preservation, potentially in partnership with approved non-profit organizations. Works with neighborhood groups and historic preservation advocacy groups on public   outreach efforts on behalf of the City, to educate the public on the positive benefits of historic preservation generally and in specific neighborhoods. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple Principal Planner positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.