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22 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jul 02, 2022
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 Airport is proud to offer an exciting and unique opportunity to a dynamic professional with a proven track record, who enjoys and excels at leading, communicating and interacting with diverse staff.  The Airport has a rigorous and accelerated airport property management program for highly qualified candidates who have demonstrated the ability to successfully thrive in a complex property management environment. The Property Manager I/II position is in the Finance and Administration Division at Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport and reports to a Senior Property Manager in one of three groups including Airlines, Concessions, or Commercial Properties. This position has overall responsibility for day to day property management of Airport tenants, including airlines, concessionaires, airline support companies, rental cars, Fixed Base Operators (FBO’s) and non-aeronautical commercial properties.  The Property Manager will perform a wide variety of related work as required.  A disclosure of outside investments, real property interests, income and business positions is required. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Negotiates the terms and conditions of leases, permits, and other agreements with tenants and lessees of such properties as terminal facilities and service outlets relating to auto rental, buses, taxis, limousines, lands, and buildings. -Implements retail merchandising programs for all terminal space at the Airport, including market research activities, product surveys, feasibility studies, and market testing -Conducts research and analysis to ensure the maximum economic utilization of Airport lands and properties. -Develops and maintains a tenant-relations policy to ensure a favorable working relationship between the Airport administration and its tenants and lessees, including a mechanism for the disposition of tenant complaints. -Prepares Request for Proposal (RFP) and lease documents; administers RFP and bid procedures in accordance with management policies and applicable law. -Participates in directing, planning, and coordinating all tenant alterations and modernization projects relating to Airport property. -Periodically inspects all leased and rented Airport property to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the agreement. -Answers inquiries from the public and interested parties regarding the leasing and rental of Airport properties; disseminates information as 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 - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts. Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jul 01, 2022
Full Time
We are currently seeking to fill two (2) Senior Analyst positions in the Department of Public Works.  Training & Development This position reports directly to the Program Manager overseeing the Training & Development team within the department. This position will be responsible for developing a world class training and development program for external contractors and internal staff to ensure that the City’s nearly $4 billion capital improvement program is delivered in a sustainable and effective manner in partnership with our community.  Responsibilities of the Training & Development Senior Analyst include, but are not limited to:  Oversee the Public Works Academy, a program that establishes relationships with, and provides training to, the private construction community as well as provides for an in-house training program for the City’s capital improvement program staff. Develop, implement, lead and coordinate a concerted effort to develop & train staff to manage and deliver an ongoing capital program. Build partnerships and innovative programs with regional colleges, high schools, and trade schools. Coordinate with department managers to identify and develop talent pools to ensure successful succession planning. Develop and present trainings to PWD staff. Continue to build on and improve the existing cross-training and rotation programs. Collect and analyze data to make informed decisions regarding process and policy enhancements in the management of the city’s capital improvement program. Administration Division This position reports directly to the Administrative Officer of the Administrative Division and is a primary contributing member of the Department's HR/personnel and budget management team. Working with the Administrative Officer, the 4-person Senior Analyst team performs and supports a variety of key budgeting and reporting activities, as well as workforce management and development, throughout the department. Members of this team are also members of the larger Department management team and provide leadership and support to all levels of the Department.   Responsibilities of the team members include, but are not limited to the following: Coordinate and manage the department's hiring process, including vacancy tracking, transactional requests (add/delete requests, overstrength requests) and perform recruitments. Develop, manage, and support short-term and longer-term staffing strategies, including overstrengths, rehire retirees, position add/deletes, etc. Develop appropriate budgeting tools; monitor program expenditure levels; analyze expenditure and activity trends; and prepare forecasts and interpret data and make recommendations based upon the information. Provide a high level of oversight of personal and non-personal appropriations and revenue generating activities. Capture, analyze, and report key performance measure and capital project benchmarking data. Conduct formal and informal budget and HR training to nearly every level of department staff. Commonly includes assisting staff in understanding policies, reports and or other general information and how it applies to specific programs and staff. Coordinate and track larger-scale department wide training efforts. Support department supervisors with the implementation of performance management strategies and tools. Lead special projects assigned by the Administrative Officer, which may include (but are not limited to) expenditure and data analysis, process/workflow analysis, strategic planning, work-force analysis and development. Run various queries and reports in Excel, PeopleSoft, and Financial Management System (FMS) as needed; present information in various formats. Prepare and edit various documents, reports, and budget and personnel action requests. Prepare charts and data tables and information in reports and presentations as needed. Supervise and manage analytical staff and other administrative support staff.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jul 01, 2022
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 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 this classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) is recruiting for an Assistant Marketing Manager (Senior Public Information Representative) dedicated to growing domestic and international traveler Airport awareness, usage and loyalty. The Assistant Marketing Manager will lead strategy (30%) and execution (70%) of the Airport’s digital and experiential marketing efforts to meet/exceed the expectations of Bay Area travelers and help drive measurable outcomes for the Airport. The individual in this role will utilize a variety of channels such as owned and paid social media channels, display and search advertising, email, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), community events, sponsorships and influencers/new partnerships to drive qualified travelers to the Airport’s website, landing pages and Airline partner websites. The Assistant Marketing Manager will also focus on enhancing the traveler experience on the FlySJC.com website, in the terminals, and all other touchpoints through engaging storytelling via design, script, long-form and short-form copy, images and videos, and relevant information via various API feeds (e.g., parking, lounge reservations, flight scheduling, trip planning, etc.). Collaboration is key for this position; the individual in this role will work with Marketing & Communications team members, internal stakeholders from Concessions, Parking, IT, Legal, Design teams etc., and with external agencies and partners to launch, measure and report on the results of these initiatives. Desired Skills/Experience SJC is looking for a passionate marketer who thrives on providing an exceptional digital experience to customers. The Assistant Marketing Manager will have extensive experience in one or more areas of digital marketing outlined above along with an in-depth knowledge of the other disciplines noted. As second in line to the Marketing Manager, this individual is expected to have the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively represent the Marketing section and provide guidance to junior staff and other internal and external team members in the manager’s absence. In addition, the Assistant Marketing Manager should have well developed communication and interpersonal skills to influence a diverse team both with and without formal authority. At least 6 years of experience working for a marketing/advertising agency or for a public/private sector organization in a consumer marketing role. Equally skilled at marketing plan strategy and execution, and a demonstrated expertise in telling a clear and convincing story using data. Proven ability to creatively tell a story and engage a targeted audience through a variety of channels. Proficient in analyzing and interpreting marketing and advertising metrics, plus experience in pulling the right levers to improve results. Prior experience implementing Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to improve website ranking on Google search using third-party tools (e.g., Moz, SEMRush, BrightEdge, etc.). Experience using Content Management Systems (e.g., Drupal) and Google Analytics to help enhance the website experience and increase visitor engagement. Strong brand strategy skills across awareness, acquisition and retention. Entrepreneurial, organized, and with a growth mindset – has a passion for digital tools and ever-evolving technologies, and can easily shift from focusing on the big picture to obsessing over execution details.  Excellent writing, listening, communication and presentation skills. A team player with experience directly and indirectly leading teams toward a common objective. Additional Preferred Qualifications Experience working with designers and developers to successfully launch engaging, mobile-first experiences on high-traffic consumer facing websites. Familiarity with or ability to author product requirement documents (PRDs), Marketing Requirement documents (MRDs), writing user stories for developers or putting together wireframes. Experience in the travel/tourism industry or government is a plus, but not required. This position is part of the Marketing & Communications Division and will report to the Marketing Manager. The ideal candidate should have a creative, energetic, customer-centered attitude, and be capable of multi-tasking and executing consistently across a broad set of assignments. This position also requires the proven ability to think strategically and creatively, as well as the ability to prioritize projects in a rapidly changing environment.      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. 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 - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Creativity - Addresses objectives and problems while questioning traditional assumptions/solutions in order to ge nerate creative ideas and new ways of doing business; exhibits creativity and innovation when contributing to organizational and individual objectives; seeks out opportunities to improve, streamline, reinvent work processes. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. 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 United States, California, San Jose
Jun 30, 2022
Full Time
The Department is recruiting to fill an Information Systems Analyst (ISA) position functioning as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Systems Analyst within the Enterprise GIS team. The Enterprise GIS team operates out of the Department of Public Works but works across the City to coordinate GIS efforts, lead multi-departmental GIS projects, geospatially-enable City business systems, and administer Enterprise GIS infrastructure for Citywide use. The City has standardized on a modern technology stack consisting of Windows Server, Esri ArcGIS platform, Safe Software FME, and SQL Server enterprise geodatabases. The City has an enterprise license agreement with Esri, and the Enterprise GIS team maintains a large Enterprise GIS server environment with public and internal-facing ArcGIS Server instances, complementary ArcGIS Portal and ArcGIS Online organizations, an SDE environment featuring a data catalog with over 900 feature classes, and integrations with dozens of business systems. The GIS Systems Analyst is a professional-level position in the IT professional management series and responsible for GIS system administration, database design, business system integration, and implementation of large-scale enterprise projects. The position requires strong technical experience as well as the ability to take initiative and direct others. The ideal candidate must be a strong individual contributor that is able to take full ownership of projects, designing solutions in alignment with City Enterprise GIS standards and industry best practices and working at a hands-on level to build, deliver, and support such solutions. The position demands proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues with limited resources. Being a team leader, team player, and having a positive attitude are essential to this position. The Enterprise GIS Systems Analyst reports to the Enterprise GIS Manager. This position is responsible for programming that supports the development and maintenance of major applications used citywide. Key responsibilities and duties may include but are not limited to the following: Develop and maintain complex geoprocessing routines and ETL workbenches using FME and Python. Establish standards and best practices for development and tuning of such routines and provide guidance and support to departmental GIS staff and other team members in these areas. Conduct design activities for new datasets by analyzing inputs and developing appropriate schemas in alignment with City standards. Administer the City’s FME Server environment, including planning, scheduling, tuning, and monitoring jobs; troubleshooting and resolving failed jobs; coordinating and conducting system upgrades and other infrastructure maintenance; and maintaining system documentation. Administer the City’s ArcGIS Enterprise (ArcGIS Server and Portal) environments, including planning for and conducting system upgrades; applying and confirming patches; capacity planning and load testing; publishing and tuning services; managing backups; troubleshooting and resolving system issues; managing security policies, user accounts, roles, and permissions; and maintaining system documentation. Develop solutions for business users using Geocortex, ArcGIS Operations Dashboard, ArcGIS Experience Builder, ArcGIS Web Application Builder, Survey 123, Field Maps, FME or other tools. Work with stakeholders to define requirements and select appropriate tools/technologies considering City standards, licensing, and standard deployment patterns. Design and build solution components. Train and support end users. Migrate content between ArcGIS Online and Portal using Python and other tools. Work collaboratively with departments to reduce program redundancies and support effective use of enterprise resources. Train end users on enterprise standards and best practices and provide development oversight and guidance. Improve City service delivery by geospatially enabling business systems. In addition, this position is part of a team responsible for providing GIS support in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) when activated. 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 United States, California, San Jose
Jun 30, 2022
Full Time
The San José Public Library is seeking new Librarians to join our team and change the lives of those we serve! The ideal candidate for these positions will understand, support, practice and promote the San José Way of library innovation and the Mission, Vision, & Values statements of the City of San José and the San José Public Library; demonstrate leadership and a commitment to active customer service; have knowledge of current library technology and trends; have experience working with a diverse community and staff; and have programming or project management ability. We are looking for friendly, service-oriented librarians who have experience working in a fast-paced environment and thrive in a highly collaborative setting. Our librarians perform a variety of professional duties that may include virtual programming, story time, innovative school and community engagement programs, outreach, coding and STEAM programming, and volunteer engagement. All our staff are trained in providing excellent customer service. These positions will include evening, Saturday, and Sunday shifts. This recruitment will be used to fill multiple positions in this 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. NOTE: If you are currently a part time unbenefited or benefited San José Public Library employee seeking full time employment, you must apply. We may use this candidate pool to fill future positions. Per the City’s COVID19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy, the City requires all employees starting on or after February 11, 2022, to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment absent a documented medical and/or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination means that employees are required to be “up-to-date” with regards to the COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the Santa Clara County Public Health Order issued on December 28, 2021, "up-to-date" means that an employee is not only "fully vaccinated," but has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible, within 15 days of first becoming eligible. LIBRARIAN SALARY RANGE: Librarian I (PT/FT) $ 75,684.75 - $ 91,986.75, hourly range is $ 36.39 - $44.22 Librarian II (PT/FT) $ 80,944.86 - $ 98,485.82, hourly range is $ 38.92 - $ 47.35 In addition to the starting salary, employees in the MEF classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. NOTE: The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jun 27, 2022
Full Time
Per the City’s City’s COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Testing Policy, the City requires all employees starting on or after February 11, 2022, to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment absent a documented medical and/or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination means that employees are required to be “up-to-date” with regards to the COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the Santa Clara County Public Health Order issued on December 28, 2021, "up-to-date" means that an employee is not only "fully vaccinated," but has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible, within 15 days of first becoming eligible. 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. This position is responsible for performing paralegal duties in connection with the Litigation Department, requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills. These duties may include, but are not limited to drafting pleadings and discovery, preparing administrative records, responding to public record act requests, summarizing records, and assisting attorneys with management of case files. Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate may be hired at the Legal Analyst I or Legal Analyst II level. The annual salary range for a Legal Analyst I is  $73,528.00 to $89,398.40 and the annual salary range for a Legal An alyst II is  $80,246.40 to $97,531.20.  This classification also receives a 5% ongoing non-pensionable compensation increase in addition to the salary listed.  This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this 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 United States, California, San Jose
Jun 24, 2022
Full Time
About the Office of Administration, Policy, and Intergovernmental Relations The City Manager’s Office provides strategic leadership that supports the Mayor and City Council and motivates the organization to deliver high quality services that meet the community’s needs. The City Manager’s Office of Administration, Policy, and Intergovernmental Relations, under the direction of the Director, coordinates internal budgets and hiring, citywide public policy, and legislative affairs. It provides the City’s Leaders, Administrators, Directors, and staff with support, coordination, research, and strategic analysis of the city’s critical needs, programs, policies, and services. About the Position The Homelessness Solutions and Thriving Community Manager (Assistant to the City Manager) is a key member of the Office of Administration, Policy, and Intergovernmental Relations (API) and will coordinate efforts that drive solutions helping to prevent and end homelessness in San José.  The position will assist the Deputy City Manager overseeing the Ending Homelessness Enterprise Priority by supporting organizational capacity-building around policy development and data-driven decision making that addresses the needs of the unhoused community and people at risk of experiencing homelessness, and by aligning program and policy priorities internally and externally. The position enhances the City Manager’s Office internal planning and management, and supports streamlining inter-departmental coordination for programs, policies, and initiatives aligned with the Santa Clara County Community Plan to End Homelessness. The position is responsible for facilitation and collaboration across Departments to advance the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services that support the Ending Homelessness Enterprise Priority in addition to the Beautify San José initiative or other key priorities related to quality of life and thriving of all San José residents, and will support the Deputy City Manager in communicating progress at City Council Committees, and other forums. Supporting Departments and the City Manager’s Office in policy development is critical to this position, as is supporting the City Manager’s Leadership Team as they oversee policies, programs, and projects going through City Council Committees and Council Meetings. This position also assists both internal and external stakeholder communication and coordination to achieve City goals. The ideal candidate will enjoy the details of project execution; have experience working in team settings to deliver quality results on time and within budget; be curious; and have knowledge of homelessness, housing, and data systems, though the latter is not required. Candidates with lived experience of homelessness or housing insecurity who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply. The candidate will also have a passion for advancing racial equity, significant experience in policy analysis, proficient understanding of data collection and data-driven decision making, community and government relations experience, enjoys working in multi-disciplinary teams, and has an understanding of administrative functions in the public sector with an enthusiasm for continuous quality improvement.  Central abilities key to this position include excellent communication (written and verbal), superior memo writing and editing, leadership and interpersonal skills, strategic thinking, a commitment to customer service and serving the most vulnerable residents, and the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and issues. Budgeting and procurement experience is also desirable. The organization is looking for proven leaders that enjoy working through complex issues to find creative and innovative solutions and process improvements.  Due to the complexity and scope of authority involved, this position requires someone who can work both independently and interdependently to ensure work is completed in an accurate, complete, and timely fashion. This position is currently funded through June 30, 2024.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jun 22, 2022
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 . Vaccination Policy:  Per the City’s  COVID19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy , the City requires all employees starting on or after February 11, 2022, to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment absent a documented medical and/or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination means that employees are required to be “up-to-date” with regards to the COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the Santa Clara County Public Health Order issued on December 28, 2021, "up-to-date" means that an employee is not only "fully vaccinated," but has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible, within 15 days of first becoming eligible. Salary Information The annual salary range for Wastewater Mechanic I is $73,382.40 - $89,211.20, hourly range is now $35.28 - $42.89. The annual salary range for Wastewater Mechanic II is $81,244.80 - $99,049.60, hourly range is now $39.06 - $47.62.  Note: There is a 4.5% General Wage Increase (GWI) effective 06/26/2022, pending Council approval. The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  (Note: Candidates are typically hired at the level of Wastewater Mechanic I. Candidates may be considered for level II if they possess two years of experience at the level of Wastewater Mechanic I or possess a CWEA Plant Mechanical Technologist Grade II certificate.) Wastewater Mechanic - Energy and Automation Division Wastewater Mechanics (also known as Cogen Operator / Diesel Mechanic) in the Energy and Automation Division are responsible for operating, maintaining and overhauling the Facility's industrial mechanical and electrical equipment related to large stationary diesel-ignited/spark-ignited engine driven blowers and/or power generators, gas compressors and gas storage such as commonly found in municipal power plants, natural gas pipeline compressor stations and large marine propulsion systems. The Wastewater Mechanics (Cogen Operator / Diesel Mechanics) often work in teams of two while performing preventative maintenance, repairs, and overhauls on Facility equipment. This team provides 24/7 staffing and are typically assigned to rotating shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.  The Cogen Operator / Diesel Mechanics also perform tasks incluidng, but not limited to, the following: Preventive maintenance and inspections of all equipment in the Power and Air (P&A) section.  Use precision measuring tools, granite table, non destructive testing, Prussian blue, polishing stones, fitting bearings to shafts. Various welding disciplines (such as arc, tig, mig) as well as oxy-acetylene and plasma/carbon arc cutting.  Fabricate specialty tools, obsolete engine parts, and fixtures. Operate bridge cranes, chain falls, lever hoists and all associated rigging.  Interpret drawings, service manuals and parts manuals. Operate seat grinder, valve grinder, drill press, band saw, vertical mill, engine lathe, iron worker, sheet metal brake and surface grinder as well as forklift and man lift. Repair and inspect of low and high pressure-piping systems. Work with electricians, instrumentation technicians, painters, HVAC and other mechanics  Attend all safety trainings.     This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in these, or other divisions. 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 Duties require a heavy level of physical exertion, including exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be required to utilize self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) equipment, which requires the ability to pass an annual fit and spirometry test. Ability to perform the essential physical functions of this position will be determined by a post-offer medical examination conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services.  For the complete physical/environment elements, please go to the classification specifications here: Wastewater Mechanic I/II .   For more information about San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF), click here.
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jun 22, 2022
Full Time
Per the City’s COVID19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy, the City requires all employees starting on or after February 11, 2022, to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment absent a documented medical and/or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination means that employees are required to be “up-to-date” with regards to the COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the Santa Clara County Public Health Order issued on December 28, 2021, "up-to-date" means that an employee is not only "fully vaccinated," but has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible, within 15 days of first becoming eligible. 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 . Automation Engineer Description Automation Engineer I: $74,048 - $90,084.80 Automation Engineer II: $90,084.80 - $109,491.20 Automation Engineer III: $99,715.20 - $121,284.80 The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. The Energy and Automation Division is responsible for energy production and distribution and process automation and control. Staff located at the plant provide preventive and corrective maintenance, emergency repair to support 24/7 operation of the plant, and participate in the design and implementation of capital improvement projects. The division is organized in five sections: power & air, electrical, HVAC, instrument & control and plant process control. The Automation Engineer I/II/III classifications perform programming and related work in the design, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility distributed control, network and data historian systems used for control and/or study of municipal wastewater processes. Performs related work as required. An incumbent in this position must operate and follow directions in all phases. This position involves communication with a wide range of staff at the plant as well as contractors and help other team members with network troubleshooting and installing equipment.  Automation Engineers must maintain system documentation and backups, as well as continue to acquire skills and knowledge of process control applications through on-the-job and training classes.  This is essential to have the ability to identify system problems by employing hardware and software diagnostics programs, verify nature of system malfunctions and rectify or provide information required to effect repairs.  All Distributed Control System (DCS) related cabinets and other equipment must be properly organized, tagged, labeled, and orderly. 
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jun 22, 2022
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 Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement (PBCE) is currently recruiting to fill Principal Permit Specialist positions in the Development Services Permit Center. The incumbent in this position will be responsible for supervising a unit of technical and clerical staff in performing a variety of development reviews, permit issuance, and counter functions related to development review processes and permit issuance. The incumbent in this position will be responsible for supervising a unit of technical and clerical staff in performing a variety of development reviews, permit issuance, and counter functions related to development review processes and permit issuance. Duties may include but are not limited to: supervision, training, preparation of training materials and programs, monitoring of and distribution of workloads, creating and updating customer handouts and information; work on complex special projects as assigned. Assigned duties require the exercise of judgment to determine development approval requirements, fee analysis, fee assessment and refund decisions sometimes without clear precedents and often with concern for the consequences of the action. This class has full supervisory responsibility over Permit Specialist/Sr. Permit Specialist and other clerical Permit Center staff. The Development Services Permit Center is comprised of personnel from the Planning, Building and Code Enforcement (PBCE), Fire and Public Works Departments. This position typically requires the employee to be able to lift and move plans that can weigh up to 25 pounds, including storing them in a space that requires reaching into a cabinet with both high and low storage areas. Permit Specialists /Senior Permit Specialist may also sit and use a computer for long periods of time, and the workspace may be restricted and/or can be very noisy. This classification requires a yearly filing of a Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests disclosure of outside interests and investments. 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. Salary Principal Permit Specialist: $74,443.20 - $90,500.80 annually * There is an approximate 4.5% General Wage Increase (GWI) effective 06/26/2022, pending Council approval* The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Principal Permit Specialist classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. 
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jun 22, 2022
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 . Vaccination Policy:  Per the City’s  COVID19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy , the City requires all employees starting on or after February 11, 2022, to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment absent a documented medical and/or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination means that employees are required to be “up-to-date” with regards to the COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the Santa Clara County Public Health Order issued on December 28, 2021, "up-to-date" means that an employee is not only "fully vaccinated," but has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible, within 15 days of first becoming eligible. Salary Information The annual salary range for Wastewater Mechanic I is $73,382.40 - $89,211.20, hourly range is now $35.28 - $42.89. The annual salary range for Wastewater Mechanic II is $81,244.80 - $99,049.60, hourly range is now $39.06 - $47.62.  Note: There is a 4.5% General Wage Increase (GWI) effective 06/26/2022, pending Council approval. The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  (Note: Candidates are typically hired at the level of Wastewater Mechanic I. Candidates may be considered for level II if they possess two years of experience at the level of Wastewater Mechanic I or possess a CWEA Plant Mechanical Technologist Grade II certificate.) Wastewater Mechanic - Maintenance Division Wastewater Mechanics for the Maintenance Division are responsible for performing the full range of technical and mechanical tasks associated with the preventive and corrective maintenance of wastewater plant machinery and equipment . In this job, you may assist Sr. Wastewater Mechanics in the more difficult and complex duties. You will have the opportunity to attend training to understand the equipment better and keep current on trends. Mechanics are expected to work well independently and on teams. The following is a partial list of Wastewater Mechanics typical responsibilities in the Maintenance section: Troubleshoots and repairs wastewater buildings and equipment such as pumps, valves, gearboxes, compressors, blowers, grit removal equipment, conveyors, mixers, clarifiers, chemical feed systems, and other equipment. Fabricates and modifies parts as needed for system operations associated with shop equipment drill presses, ironworker, band saws, pedestal grinders, hydraulic shear, and knowledge of welding. Operates bridge cranes, chain falls, lever hoists and all associated rigging.  Interprets drawings, service manuals and parts manuals. Performs equipment inspections at scheduled intervals to detect the possibility of malfunctions. Determines spare parts inventory levels and initiates parts replacement; stocks replacement parts. Maintains maintenance and repair records on equipment, systems, and components; assists in maintaining and updating the maintenance manuals. Communicates to supervisor concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such issues. Can,or can learn to, work with computer-based work order and inventory management software to create, complete and track maintenance work and parts used. The Regional Wastewater Facility is a 24/7 operation serving the South Bay. Typical schedules for Maintenance Division Wastewater Mechanics are 4x10s. Wastewater Mechanics may be called upon to work overtime, holidays, or alternative shifts in support of the facility. For more information about San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF), click here. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in these, or other divisions. 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 Duties require a heavy level of physical exertion, including exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be required to utilize self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) equipment, which requires the ability to pass an annual fit and spirometry test. Ability to perform the essential physical functions of this position will be determined by a post-offer medical examination conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services.  For the complete physical/environment elements, please go to the classification specifications here: Wastewater Mechanic I/II .
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jun 17, 2022
Full Time
The City of San José, Information Technology Department, seeks an Enterprise Infrastructure Architectural Technologies Manager. This position is responsible for addressing Citywide initiatives that focus on building and expanding network architecture for citywide services. Key focus areas include: developing solutions for digital inclusion and digital equity strategies using city assets and infrastructure; collaborating with other divisions, departments, contractors and agencies in developing technology driven opportunities; and designing solutions and leading multi-stakeholder projects around efforts to ensure highly available, reliable, and optimal city service availability. The ideal candidate possesses extensive technical experience delivering solutions built around industry standard network architecture, Microsoft ecosystems, and network/server/endpoint services at scale for a large organization.  Responsibilities include but not limited to: Owning the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for citywide network infrastructure and services, Hyperconverged Infrastructure, and Multi-cloud architecture. Defining and delivering solutions using: Windows server Infrastructure; Azure cloud infrastructure; Wired/Wireless network infrastructure; VMWare and NSX infrastructure; Cloud disaster recovery; Right-of-way outdoor wired/wireless services; and/or, Modern Device Management solutions. Serving as the citywide infrastructure architect and interacts with customers, senior management, City teams, and vendor partners. Leading modernization and optimization efforts through architectural design, implementation and project management.  Leading or co-leading multiple citywide projects through project management practices.  Assigning planned tasks to infrastructure teams required for project delivery. Enforcing governance and security best practices are incorporated through architectural design.   Defining operationalization requirements for successful transition to operations and maintenance. Reviewing and authorizing procurement requests as they pertain to infrastructure elements. 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. Competencies The ideal candidates 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. The Enterprise Infratructure Architectural Technologies Manager is under the Enterprise Technology Manager (ETM) classification, designating technical and operational leadership of a domain across the City organization. As such, they must demonstrate: 3 or more years of experience architecting and implementing a vision, strategy and roadmap for citywide core services and network infrastructure. Deep technical and architectural knowledge and expertise in citywide infrastructure core and critical services as well as network architecture principles, techniques, and capabilities. Advanced knowledge and experience designing and implementing wired/wireless networks, advanced routing protocols (OSPF, BGP), private, public, and multi-cloud networks, PaaS and IaaS concepts. Proven ability to gather business requirements for infrastructure initiatives and evaluate investment strategies and ROI.  Knowledge of NIST cybersecurity frameworks and best practices for cybersecurity controls and management.  Proven ability to lead infrastructure projects to successful conclusion with diverse teams to effectively delivery high speed, high available, reliable networks and core services.   Proven leadership qualities to lead technical staff, contractors and vendors.   Project Management – Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Leadership – Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational supports and direction. Vision/ Strategic Thinking – Supports, promotes, and ensures alignment with the organization’s vision and values; understands how an organization must change in light of internal and external trends and influences; builds a shared vision with others and influences others to translate vision to action. Conflict Management – Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people, by presenting the facts, analysis, and conclusions or solutions that show command of content and perspectives and interests of the audience. Problem Solving – Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Communication Skills – Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts. Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise.  You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process. Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for each text respo nse.    Please select the areas of technical competency where you have comprehensive Enterprise level experience in architecting, project managing, implementing, and troubleshooting: (Check ALL that apply) Wired networks (e.g. Fiber, Ethernet, Leased line, T1/T3, MPLS, etc.) Wireless networks (e.g. WiFi, Cellular, Distributed Antenna system, etc.) L2/L3 network design, implementation, and/or management Advanced routing protocols (OSPF, BGP) Microsoft Core services (e.g. Active Directory, Federated services, DHCP, DNS, Certificate management, etc.) Multi-Cloud management (e.g. Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Amazon Web Services, etc.) Modern Device Management (e.g. VMWare WorkspaceOne, Microsoft Intune, etc.)  None of the above Please describe one (1) major project where you designed and architected a Citywide and/or enterprise infrastructure solution, integrating any of the checked technologies selected above. Describe the problem that was presented, your proposed solution, the different major milestones that were defined to initiate the project (e.g. technical evaluations, procurement, etc.), the teams that were required to implement the solution, and specifically, your leadership and involvement in each phase.  Be sure to include the project objectives and its significance, the durations, the budget parameters, the methods used to keep the project on track, the successes, and the impediments. List one to two major lessons learned. You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. In addition, please attach your resume as part of the application process. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Tram Nguyen at tramt.nguyen@sanjoseca.gov.  Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, please complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers. Salary Information The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Enterprise Technology Manager (ETM) classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   Enterprise Technology Manager salary range: $134,971.200 (min) – $165,193.600 (max)
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jun 11, 2022
Full Time
Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, please complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers.  The City of San José is creating the civic technology foundation that helps our community thrive every day. Do you have the skills and sense of service it takes? If yes, read on… This is an exciting opportunity under the Infrastructure and Operations division in the Information Technology Department (ITD). The Infrastructure and Operations division designs and engineers solutions that address and meet the City’s strategies built around Smart City initiatives, such as Digital Inclusion and Digital Equity, Public WIFI expansion for Economic development, Endpoint Modernization and virtualization, Multi-cloud frameworks, and digital analytics to support Data driven decisions.  The Infrastructure and Operations Division consists of teams that provide services including citywide wired and wireless network infrastructure, core server infrastructure, Hyperconverged infrastructure, modern endpoint services, and Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS). The city seeks motivated engineering-level candidates who are energized by opportunities to maximize their potential by learning new technologies, designing and implementing solutions, and fulfilling smart city initiatives. The enterprise engineering opportunities currently include:  Enterprise Network Infrastructure Engineer Enterprise Modern/Mobile Device Engineer Enterprise Virtual Infrastructure and Windows Server Engineer Enterprise Public Cloud and Storage Engineer Enterprise Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Print Management Engineer 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.  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 – The ideal candidate must possess a combination of the following knowledge and experience: Ability to understand complexities of enterprise infrastructure and how to leverage technologies for citywide benefits. Strong technical hands-on experience in designing, configuring, implementing, managing, troubleshooting and administering current technologies such as: Enterprise Network Infrastructure Engineer: Layer 2 switching (VLAN) e.g. Spanning Tree; Advanced layer 3 routing e.g. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and/or Border Gateway Protocol (BGP); Network design and optimization; Enterprise Wi-Fi and wireless broadband; Quality of Service (QOS); Application load-balancing; and/or Network security controls e.g. Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) and/or Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS). Enterprise Virtual Infrastructure and Windows Server Engineer: VMWare Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) components; VMWare vRealize Network Insight (vRNI), vRealize Operations (vROps), and/or PowerCLI; Active Directory (AD) components; PowerShell scripting; Windows Server 2012 or newer; and/or, Hyperconverged Infrastructure;. Enterprise Public Cloud and Storage Engineer: Cloud Resource Management e.g. Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and/or Google Cloud Platform (GCP); Enterprise backup and recovery; PowerShell scripting; Azure compute service; Distributed file system and/or FileShare; and/or, System monitoring and alerting administration. Enterprise Modern/Mobile Device Engineer: Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI); Mobile Device Management (MDM); MDM/AutoPilot deployment; Active Directory/Group Policies; Windows 10/11 OS deployment; PowerShell scripting; and/or, Microsoft System Configuration Manager (SCCM). Enterprise Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Print Management Engineer: Enterprise telephony systems (VoIP, FoIP, SIP Trunking, UCaaS); Meetings (audio/video/web conferencing management/setup); Unified Messaging (Integration of electronic messaging and communications media); Mobility (communicate/share file through mobile devices); Communications-enabled business processes (automate calls,Interactive voice response (IVR)); Enterprise Print Management (Papercut and Windows Print environment); PowerShell scripting; and/or,  Microsoft System Configuration Manager (SCCM). Problem Solving – Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Analytical Thinking – Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills – Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Communication Skills – Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts. Per the City’s  COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy , the City requires all employees starting on or after February 11, 2022, to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment absent a documented medical and/or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination means that employees are required to be “up-to-date” with regards to the COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the Santa Clara County Public Health Order issued on December 28, 2021, "up-to-date" means that an employee is not only "fully vaccinated," but has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible, within 15 days of first becoming eligible. Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise. Please select the position(s) you are interested in applying for and proceed to the associated question for each position (check ALL that apply): Enterprise Network Infrastructure Engineer (Proceed to Question #2) Enterprise Virtual Infrastructure and Windows server Engineer (Proceed to Question #3) Enterprise Public Cloud and Storage Engineer (Proceed to Question #4) Enterprise Modern/Mobile Device Engineer (Proceed to Question #5) Enterprise Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Print Management Engineer (Proceed to Question #6) Enterprise Network Infrastructure Engineer – Please select the areas of technical competency where you have comprehensive Enterprise level experience in the configuration and ongoing support (check ALL that apply): Layer 2 switching (VLAN) e.g. Spanning Tree Advanced layer 3 routing e.g. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and/or Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)  Network design and optimization  Enterprise Wi-Fi and wireless broadband Quality of Service (QOS) Application load-balancing Network security controls e.g. Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) and/or Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) None of the above Enterprise Virtual Infrastructure and Windows Server Engineer – Please select the areas of technical competency where you have comprehensive Enterprise level experience in the configuration and ongoing support (check ALL that apply): VMWare Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) components VMWare vRealize Network Insight (vRNI), vRealize Operations (vROps), and/or PowerCLI Active Directory (AD) components PowerShell scripting Windows Server 2012 or newer  Hyperconverged Infrastructure None of the above Enterprise Public Cloud and Storage Engineer – Please select the areas of technical competency where you have comprehensive Enterprise level experience in the configuration and ongoing support (check ALL that apply): Cloud Resource Management (e.g. Azure, AWS, and/or GCP) Enterprise backup and recovery Azure compute service Distributed File System and/or FileShare System monitoring and alerting PowerShell scripting None of the above Enterprise Modern/Mobile Device Engineer – Please select the areas of technical competency where you have comprehensive Enterprise level experience in the configuration and ongoing support (check ALL that apply): Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)  Active Directory/Group Policies Windows 10/11 OS deployment PowerShell scripting Mobile Device Management (MDM) MDM/AutoPilot deployment Microsoft System Configuration Manager (SCCM) None of the above Enterprise Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Print Management Engineer – Please select the areas of technical competency where you have comprehensive Enterprise level experience in the configuration and ongoing support (check ALL that apply): Enterprise telephony systems (VoIP, FoIP, SIP Trunking, UCaaS) Meetings (audio/video/web conferencing management/setup) Unified Messaging (Integration of electronic messaging and communications media) Mobility (communicate/share file through mobile devices) Communications-enabled business processes (automate calls,Interactive voice response (IVR)) Enterprise Print Management (Papercut and Windows Print environment) PowerShell scripting  Microsoft System Configuration Manager (SCCM) None of the Above From the questions you selected above in questions 2, 3, 4, 5, and/or 6 , briefly describe your experience in each area selected and list the specific solutions you have integrated along with the tools utilized. (Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for the text response. If you run out of space, you can s ubmit your response as an attachment .docx and .pdf are acceptable formats.) You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. In addition, please attach your resume as part of the application process. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Tram Nguyen at tramt.nguyen@sanjoseca.gov. 
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jun 09, 2022
Full Time
Per the City’s COVID19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy, the City requires all employees starting on or after February 11, 2022, to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment absent a documented medical and/or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination means that employees are required to be “up-to-date” with regards to the COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the Santa Clara County Public Health Order issued on December 28, 2021, "up-to-date" means that an employee is not only "fully vaccinated," but has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible, within 15 days of first becoming eligible. 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 Community Energy Department is seeking to fill one (1) full-time Marketing and Communications Manager (Public Information Manager) position in the Account Management, Marketing, and Public Affairs Division. This advanced customer experience and communications position reports directly to the Deputy Director and will manage an existing Marketing and Communications team. The Marketing and Communications Manager will serve as an expert to ensure San José Clean Energy follows a customer-centric approach to deliver an excellent customer experience. The Marketing and Communications Manager will also serve as the spokesperson for the Community Energy Department and manage internal and external communications. The ideal candidate will have a strategic outlook to align customer experience with organization objectives; a data-driven mindset to measure and track improvements; expertise in communication and storytelling to explain complex ideas and courses of action; and robust background in writing, community relations, marketing campaigns, and project management. Complex energy issues need to be clearly communicated to the public. This position will utilize strong industry experience to develop specialized marketing and behavior change campaigns, focus groups, and other community relations efforts to effectively serve all customers and improve service to traditionally marginalized communities. The Marketing and Communications Manager will lead the department’s Marketing and Communications team to provide community outreach and engagement efforts. Typical duties of this position may include, but are not limited to: Build and manage strategic communication channels to reach diverse customer segments and stakeholders including websites, digital newsletters, social media, blogs, email, and direct mail. Optimize marketing to drive customer participation in products, programs, and services to decarbonize and achieve ambitious renewable energy and climate action goals. Conduct analysis of customer journeys to streamline processes, increase customer satisfaction, and build consensus among community advocates toward a clean energy future. Present to community and customer groups. Write and edit internal and external communications including press releases for media outlet distribution and op-eds. Respond to requests for information from media outlets and other stakeholders. Maintain and uphold the department’s public relations including collateral, logo, and brand materials. Support the department’s legislative policy campaigns. Oversee communication compliance with regulatory requirements, including customer notifications. Contribute to City Council memos and presentations. Develop and manage campaign budgets. Supervise and coach a team of communication professionals. Coordinate with the City’s Emergency Operations Center when needed. Other projects and assignments as requested. 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. 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. Collaboration - Develops networks and builds alliances; engages in cross-functional activities . Fiscal Management - Understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements. Leadership - Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational supports and direction. Planning - Acts to align own unit's goals with the strategic direction of the organization; defines tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources to meet those objectives. Political Skills - In taking action, demonstrates an understanding and consideration of how it will impact stakeholders and affected areas in the organization. Project Management - Ensure s support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Vision/Strategic Thinking - Supports, promotes, and ensures alignment with the organization’s vision and values; understands how an organization must change in light of internal and external trends and influences; builds a shared vision with others and influences others to translate vision to action Communication Skills – Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jun 07, 2022
Full Time
Per the City’s COVID19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy , the City requires all employees starting on or after February 11, 2022, to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment absent a documented medical and/or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination means that employees are required to be “up-to-date” with regards to the COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the Santa Clara County Public Health Order issued on December 28, 2021, "up-to-date" means that an employee is not only "fully vaccinated," but has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible, within 15 days of first becoming eligible. 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 . Police Data Specialist I Salary Range: $52,332.80 - $63,606.40 Police Data Specialist II Salary Range: $59,092.80 - $71,843.20   In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Police Data Specialist classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. The Police Data Specialist (PDS) position is an entry level training position in the Operations Support Services Division (O.S.S.D.) of the Police Department. Under close supervision, Police Data Specialists learn to perform specialized technical work utilizing automated law enforcement information systems that lend support to sworn personnel and other department members. Duties include complex data input and retrieval processes requiring extreme accuracy; providing services to the community; and performing related work as required. O.S.S.D. operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.    The Police Department provides a six-month training program. During a one-year probationary period, incumbents complete the training program and a subsequent six months of on-the-job training. This includes but is not limited to a demonstrated proficiency of all aspects of Operations Support Services Division's responsibilities. While on probation, candidate performance is rated on a daily basis by experienced Police Data Specialists, Senior Police Data Specialists and/or other supervisors. Those who pass probation receive a pass/fail proficiency examination. Upon passing the examination, incumbents will be promoted to the position of Police Data Specialist II.     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. For more information about Police department, OSSD unit, CLICK HERE   The workweek may consist of four workdays of 10.5 hours followed by 3 consecutive days off or five workdays of 8.5 hours followed by 2 consecutive days off. Each workday includes two paid 15 minute breaks and a 1/2 hour unpaid meal breaks. OSSD employees wear uniforms. This position is eligible for a uniform allowance which will not exceed $500.00 annually.  Payments shall be made during the first two (2) pay periods of each month, in the amount of $20.83 per biweekly pay period. Trainees are expected to purchase and begin wearing their uniforms by the start of the 16th week of training.    Trainees are rotated through different units of OSSD and will be assigned to various shifts (Day, Swing and Midnight) and days off. New PDS's should expect to work night shifts, weekends and holidays. A shift differential of $2.00 per hour for Swing Shift and $2.35 per hour for Midnight shift is added to the base salary and compensatory time or pay will be granted for holiday work in accordance with the memorandum of agreement between the City of San Jose and the Municipal Employees Federation.    After training, PDS's bid for assignments, shifts (day, swing or midnight) and days off every six months in order of seniority as a Police Data Specialist. Senior employees typically select preferred shifts and days off and may have the option of a five day work week and/or alternate start times available to them. New employees may work nights, weekends and holidays for several years before they attain the seniority required to bid for more desirable assignments, shifts, days off and/or start times.  
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Jun 05, 2022
Full Time
About the City Manager’s Office: The City Manager’s Office provides strategic leadership that supports the Mayor and City Council, and motivates the organization to deliver high quality services that meet the community’s needs. About the Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure and Emergency Preparedness Team (Resilience Team) The City Manager’s Office will lead the organization’s Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure and Emergency Preparedness by establishing a new team, under the direction of a Deputy City Manager, to drive results on key resilience objectives and major capital projects in the areas of drought resilience, sea level rise, microgrid development, urban forests, seismic safety, Coyote Valley open space implementations, electrification, and prioritizing the rehabilitation of aging City infrastructure. This team will also work in collaboration with key Department staff and the City’s Intergovernmental Relations Team to aggressively seek federal and state funding opportunities to advance these directives. About the Position The Lead Resiliency Strategist L (Assistant to the City Manager) in the City Manager's Office will coordinate resilience efforts across departments under the direction of a Deputy City Manager and work to secure external funding for large-scale infrastructure improvements The position, in coordination with a Deputy City Manager, will help lead the organization’s resilience efforts to transform the City’s infrastructure with a focus on the five objectives : 1) Disaster Ready and Climate Smart; 2) Infrastructure Resilience; 3) Clean Energy Resilience; 4) Water Resilience; and 5) Restore the Natural Environment. The ideal candidate will have a passion for thinking strategically and acting decisively to advance disaster and climate change preparedness and community resilience, and will strive to help communities most burdened by disasters and climate change by advancing racial equity. The ideal candidate also enjoys working in multi-disciplinary teams and understands administrative functions in the public sector with an enthusiasm for continuous quality improvement. Central abilities key to this position include excellent communication (written and verbal), leadership and interpersonal skills, grant writing, strategic thinking, a commitment to customer service and serving the most vulnerable residents, and the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and issues. The ideal candidate will also have hands-on experience in either disaster preparedness, resilience planning, or supporting the development and/or completion of reliable infrastructure, as well as experience identifying and securing federal and state and private funding opportunities for major projects. The organization is looking for proven leaders ready to make big, bold, meaningful change who enjoy working through complex issues to find creative and innovative solutions and process improvements.  Due to the complexity and scope of authority involved, this position requires someone who can work both independently and interdependently to ensure work is completed in an accurate, complete, and timely fashion. This position is currently funded through June 30, 2024.
City of San Jose San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
A key responsibility of this position is to oversee all aspects of the City’s approach to enabling an advanced energy microgrid to serve Google's Downtown West Mixed-Use Plan . A major component of the Downtown West Project is an innovative large microgrid to more efficiently handle some of the utility needs of the development. Google is proposing an advanced microgrid electrical distribution system with renewable energy generation and storage resources distributed throughout the development. One of the main benefits of the microgrid is more resilient, clean, and affordable energy for the community within the Project. The Deputy Director will provide strategic leadership to advance the microgrid and is an integral part of the City’s executive team. Responsibilities include: •Lead the development of a business plan and draft agreements for the City to provide electric distribution service to the development to enable the microgrid. The business plan would include expected rates, tariffs, operations, and organizational structure and include a detailed analysis of the opportunities and risks including the economic, climate, and resiliency risks and benefits of the City providing this service. •Collaborate and lead technical work streams with Google to advance the microgrid. •Oversee and provide direction to consulting team(s) to develop the business plan, agreements, and any other technical analysis needed. •Liaise with PG&E and consulting team(s) to advance the transmission interconnection of the microgrid, including overseeing various engineering studies and construction agreements. •Oversee technical consultants to the develop the City’s engineering design and construction standards for the microgrid. •Lead the development of City Council memorandums and other documents needed to advance the project. This position will also work to advance several Citywide initiatives to improve energy resiliency and lessen the impacts of public safety power shutoff (PSPS) events and other power interruptions. These responsibilities include: •Collaborate with the Office of Emergency Management and City Manager’s Office to provide technical guidance on the City’s Power Vulnerability Plan and response to PSPS events. •Lead the development of innovative programs to advance onsite generation resources within the community. •Identify opportunities and funding resources to improve the energy resiliency of City facilities; including evaluating technical resources, cost impacts, and climate impacts.
City of San Jose San José City Hall, East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
In 2017, the City established the Community Energy Department (CED) to administer San José Clean Energy (SJCE), San José’s Community Choice Energy provider. In February 2019, SJCE launched electricity generation service to residents and businesses. Today it serves more than 340,000 customers and has a peak load of almost 1 GW. SJCE is responsible for purchasing over 4,500 GWh of electricity annually and has an annual operating budget of over $250 million. SJCE is one of 8 Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) in the Bay Area, and one of 23 in California. It is the largest single-jurisdiction CCA in the state. SJCE is driven to provide clean, renewable energy at affordable rates to help the city meet its Climate Smart San José goals and provide local benefits. In 2021, SJCE’s default energy service, GreenSource, is expected to have 55% renewable energy. Customers can also choose to upgrade to SJCE’s TotalGreen service to receive 100% renewable energy. More than 1,300 customers have chosen TotalGreen to date, including large corporate customers Samsung Semiconductor, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Lumentum, and eBay. To meet customer demand for renewable energy, SJCE has invested in 497 MW of new solar, wind, and battery storage across four projects that will begin to generate power by the end of 2021. For more information about the Community Energy Department, please visit: www.sanjosecleanenergy.org.
City of San Jose San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
This position will play an important role in providing advice and transactional services to the Mayor and City Council, City Manager, administrative departments, and boards and commissions, while also assisting with the implementation of major projects.
City of San Jose San José City Hall, East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Admission to the California State Bar is required for this position. Candidates will have a minimum of 5 years recent civil litigation experience. Jury trial experience is preferred. Hiring criteria include command of rules of evidence and civil procedure; a demonstrated ability to analyze claims and defenses to execute appropriate discovery, motion and trial strategies; proficient legal research skills supporting effective written and oral advocacy.