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20 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 13, 2019
Full Time
The Community Energy department is seeking to fill one (1) Division Manager position to lead the department's Budget and Financial Planning team. This position will supervise one Program Manager, one Senior Analyst, and one Senior Account Clerk, and will report to the Director of Community Energy. The position is responsible for managing all of the financial actions for the department. Duties include: tracking cash flow and financial planning, as well as analyzing the department's financial strengths and weaknesses and proposing corrective action, when needed. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in financial analysis and planning, fiscal management, and/or financial modeling. This is a fast-paced position, requiring an individual who can "hit the ground running" in order to manage the following key areas: Financial Planning: Working with the Director and other City departments to develop financial policies, reserve targets, and manage all aspects of the department's financial functions; Overseeing modeling and software analytics (e.g. Excel modeling, SQL skills, database programming); Proposing corrective actions to ensure the department is financially stable; Technical analysis of programs and policies that affect SJCE operations. Budget Management: Developing, reconciling, and overseeing the annual budget process; Assisting other managers and team members with forecasting budget needs and tracking costs; Tracking costs and variances related to the approved budget and long-term forecasts; Overseeing cost-benefit analysis and funding for various department initiatives; Fiscal Operations: Overseeing accounts payable and receivable, the year-end accrual process, and payroll; Overseeing all financial reporting, including quarterly and annual financial reports; Overseeing staff and consultants on projects related to rates and financial analysis; Financial Modeling: Performing scenario analysis, as it relates to the department's pro forma; Overseeing electric rate setting, forecasting, and analysis based on the department's cost and utility benchmarks; Strategic Analytic Support: Working closely with the City's Finance and Budget department's to ensure that the Community Energy department is in compliance with City policies and practices. 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. Salary Information The current salary range for Division Manager is: $106,318.114 - $162,386.659 The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate's qualifications and experience. Competencies The following competencies are needed at entry into the job in order to perform the essential duties: 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. 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, encourages and rewards risk-taking, allowing others to learn from mistakes; identifies a clear, motivating, challenging vision, and direction; builds architecture to implement that vision and direction and empowers and enables organizational members to carry out and implement that vision. Management - evaluates priorities to ensure the 'true' top priorities are handled satisfactorily; sets clear goals for the employees and the work unit; understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements; ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Decision Making - identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. Partnering/Networking - in taking action, demonstrates an understanding and consideration of how it will impact stakeholders and affected areas in the organization; develops networks and builds alliances; participates in cross-functional activities to achieve organizational objectives; achieves positive outcomes by identifying common interests, clarifying differences, and achieving consensus or compromise. Innovation - stays abreast of government, business, industry, and market information that may reveal opportunities for innovative services; actively seeks out and identifies opportunities to develop and offer new services within or outside the organization; exhibits creativity and innovation when contributing to organizational and individual objectives; seeks out opportunities to improve, streamline, reinvent work processes. 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.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 13, 2019
Full Time
Salary Information:   Instrument Control Technician I an nual salary: $82,659.20-$100,588.80, hourly $39.74-$48.36 Instrument Control Technician II annual salary: $86,840.00-$105,643.20 , hourly $41.75-$50.79 Instrument Control Technician III annual salary: $91,187.20-$110,822.40 , hourly $43.84-$53.28 Instrument Control Technician IV annual salary: $95,784.00-$116,417.60 , hourly $46.05-$55.97 The San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) is currently recruiting for Instrument Control Technicians to be part of its team. The Instrument Control Technician is responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, and servicing a wide variety of instruments and systems throughout the Facility. This position will utilize your skills and experience with electronic, electric, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and other recording, indicating, alarm and control instrumentation devices.   This is a four level flexibly-staffed class that is the entry/journeyman level in the Instrument Control series. Instrument Control Technicians have responsibility for performing routine instrumentation and telemetric systems maintenance and repair activities. Instrument Control Technician IV is responsible for performing more advanced maintenance and repair work, overseeing program elements and administrative duties, and may serve as a lead to lower-level technicians.   Duties may include:   Repairing, troubleshooting, installation, maintenance, and calibration of process and analytical instrumentation; identifying, isolating, and solving system, network, and equipment problems.   Maintaining, operating, installing, adjusting and calibrating control systems and equipment.   Programming, configuring, designing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and proportional integral derivative controller (PID), and optimizing the analytical, recording, and electronic or pneumatic control instruments and related equipment.   Design, fabricate and install instrument and telemetric systems and components that include: Ensuring code compliance, system function and installation code requirements are meet.   Use CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to fill out work orders and maintains records.   Creating and updating engineering drawings, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID).   Purchases equipment, parts and supplies including: selecting vendors; filling out paperwork; coordinating purchases.   Operating computer programs for testing electrical equipment; operating electrical and electronic test equipment, including meggers, ammeters, voltmeters, multimeters, oscilloscopes, loop calibrators and signal generators.   Determining and calculating circuit requirements.   Performing other duties of a similar nature or level.   Instrument Control Technicians may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, and intense noises, and may be required to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. Some tasks may require the wearing of self-containing breathing apparatus.    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 13, 2019
Full Time
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.    The Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Department's mission is to facilitate the preservation and building of a safe, attractive, vibrant and sustainable San José through partnership with and exceptional service to our diverse communities and customers.   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.   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.   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.   Conflict Management - uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.   Customer Service - approaches problem-solving by focusing on customers first; advocates for customer results point of view; demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently in a timely,   accurate, respectful and friendly manner.   Decision Making - identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for   choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.   Initiative - exhibits self-directed, resourceful and creative behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility or workload and accept challenges; pursue continuing educational opportunities which promote enhanced job performance.   Supervision - sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources.   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.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time
Community Energy is seeking one (1) full-time Analyst I/II to assist the Contract Management and Administrative Services division. The ideal candidate is a confident self-starter with a background in human resources and/or contract development and management.   The Analyst I/II will serve as employee services liaison, managing recruitments, analyzing employment data, conducting internal audits, and providing general administrative support to the department. This position will also work closely with numerous City Administrative partners (e.g., Purchasing, the City Attorney’s Office, the City Manager’s Office, and Employee Relations) in order to develop and execute a variety of contracts and related documents.   A dedicated, organized, and professional individual is needed to creatively offer their support by:   Tracking and monitoring contracts and related documents (e.g., memos, service orders); Generating contract status reports; Facilitating the procurement process (e.g., RFP/RFQ); Providing strategic support for the Risk Oversight Committee; Overseeing the department's on-boarding process; Producing a variety of administrative reports; Supporting positions and class audits; Coordinating the Management and Non-Management Performance Appraisal process; Serving as the Safety and Worker's Compensation liaison; Overseeing the FMLA and Leave of Absence process; Actively supporting employee recognition and engagement; and Assisting with other duties as assigned. 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. Salary Information The current salary range for Analyst I is: $69,139.20 - $84,073.60 The current salary range for Analyst II is: $75,462.40 - $91,707.20 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. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies,a s 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. Analytical Thinking – Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Continuous Improvement - Actively identifies new areas for learning and regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities. Customer Service – Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. Fiscal Management – Understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements. Flexibility - Makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work processes, timeframes, performance expectations, organizational culture, or work environment. 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. Reliability – Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time
DOT is currently recruiting to fill full-time Maintenance Worker II (MWII) positions in the Infrastructure Maintenance Division.   Under general supervision by a Senior Maintenance Worker and Maintenance Supervisor, employees in the MWII positions provide lead direction to small crews engaged in the maintenance and repair of sewers and public facilities. MWIIs are major contributors to the Department's efforts to provide exceptional service to its customers and all have important field responsibilities. Individuals in this classification are required to work alternate work shifts, including grave and swing, weekends, holidays, overtime, and on-call.   MWII responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:   PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE: The responsibilities of these positions include planning work and providing lead direction to, and participating in, small and large crews engaged in the maintenance and repair of pavement in public streets and right-of-ways, drainage systems, storm and emergency response, and special projects. Additionally, he/she will be expected to know/learn how to safely care for and operate our paving and heavy equipment vehicles.   ROADWAY MARKINGS MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include providing lead direction and participating in a crew responsible for the maintenance of approximately 5.4 million square feet of roadway markings throughout the City. Candidates will work in high traffic residential streets using various types of spray paint equipment to mark stop signs and handicap limit lines, bike lanes, crosswalks, double yellow lines, and other legends as well as remove and install reflectors.   TRAFFIC SIGN MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include providing lead direction and participating in a crew responsible for the maintenance, repair, and new installations of traffic control signs, street name signs, barricades, and guardrails.   TRAFFIC AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include repairing streetlight outages as well as assisting the streetlight electrician and wreck crew in traffic signal repairs. Responsible for installing and maintaining traffic signals and streetlights throughout the City under supervision of an electrician.   SANITARY SEWER & STORM MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include providing lead direction to crews responsible for keeping the sanitary lines free of blockage, performing scheduled preventative maintenance at sanitary and storm pump stations, and working towards reducing current backlog of sewer repair projects. Keeping the sanitary lines free of blockage may require the use of high pressure units, balling and rodding units, and vactor trucks.   LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE: These positions provide lead direction and work on crews responsible for maintaining the landscape of roadways, backups, and designated locations in the public areas throughout the City. They may participate in graffiti abatement, poster and sticker removal, enhanced debris and weed abatement, street furniture service and installation, enhanced cleaning of catch basins, illegal sign removal, sign repair, and tree and horticultural tasks.   More information on the typical duties can be found in the Class Specifications for Maintenance Worker II. These positions require grasping, reaching, bending, pulling, kneeling/crouching/squatting, lifting, and carrying objects up to 100 pounds to complete the described job duties; Standing and walking are performed intermittently.   Some positions are currently approved through June 30, 2020 with the possibility of an extension or becoming permanent, pending budget approval.   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 11, 2019
Full Time
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.   The DPW is currently recruiting multiple Associate Engineering Technician positions that support work in several divisions, including Transportation and Hydraulic Services (THS) Division, Engineering Services (ES) Division, and Development Services (DS) Division.   THS is responsible for the design, construction, and master plan of bridges, culverts, streets, sidewalks, storm and sanitary sewers, pump stations, streetlights, landscape and hardscape improvements, traffic signals, and supports construction and engineering, upgrade, and revitalization of the San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility.   ES is comprised of four sections: Construction Management Services, Structural Engineering and Code Inspection, Material Testing Laboratory, and Survey.  This division provides technical support services for Capital Improvement Projects, development/utility permit projects, inspection oversight, Underground Service Alert (USA) services, land surveying, monument preservation services, field and laboratory testing, pavement design and evaluations, and building code inspection services.   DS provides permitting services for development projects and reviews plans and issuance of permits for the construction of utility infrastructure and encroachment on City streets. This division is also responsible for program including storm water control, flood hazard zones, geologic hazard zones, grading and erosion control, mapping, street and easement vacation, and special assessment districts.   Key Responsibilities (Dependent upon the position/discipline for which they may be selected.)   Performs technical planning and research, basic design approach, and the layout of assigned projects including civil, electrical mechanical, and hydraulic provisions. Prepares engineering drawings, contract specifications, and cost estimates. Reviews a variety of construction plans, as built drawings, and cost estimates for compliance and/or consistency with project specifications and requirements. Performs roadway, building, landscaping, and other project drafting, including structural detailing for final plans. Performs sub-professional engineering, architectural, and landscape architectural studies of moderate difficulty for projects. Conducts geological and historical research; reviews soil reports that describe soil condition, type, seismic hazards, and related factors. Operates and utilizes a variety of specialized software programs relevant to work performed. Performs a variety of project and office support technical tasks such as scheduling work requests, routing test reports, and providing assistance to field inspection staff. Prepares graphical documents for reports and presentations. May inspect actual field construction of rough and finished grading, storm and sanitary sewer systems, placement of bed rock, installation of concrete structures, utility installations, street lights, signal systems, electrical installations, municipal buildings, and landscaping. Conducts traffic surveys, and prepares findings and recommendations. Designs street light systems, including preparation of maps, diagrams, plans, contract documents, specifications and cost estimates; alters existing criteria in order to meet new requirements. Reads construction plans, maps and survey field notes to produce a contiguous map of the City; prepares computer readable data to produce maps and reports; prepares formats; prepares work orders for changes in the computer model Analyzes roadway improvement priorities; separates capital improvements from general improvements; reviews aerial prints and maps; researches plans and records of survey; and field checks projects. May record field notes and prepare maps and sketches from survey data; gather information and data to determine needs and work methods for proposed surveys, set up, adjust, and operate basic survey instruments. Performs field work, geological and historical research, research into soil condition and type, seismic hazards, etc. and prepares environmental clearances and EIR’s 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.   Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.   Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.   Continuous Improvement – Actively identifies new areas for learning and regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities.   Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.   Multi-Tasking – Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s).   Initiative – Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance.   Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time
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.   DPW is currently recruiting multiple Senior Engineering Technician positions that support work in several divisions, including Facilities Management (FM) Division, Transportation and Hydraulic Services (THS) Division, Engineering Services (ES) Division, and Development Services (DS) Division.   This position will be responsible for providing technical support to a variety of Public Works’ projects through planning, detailed design, bid and award, procurement, construction, post construction, and code compliance. This position may supervise and train lower level engineering technicians and/or administrative staff.   FM delivers facilities maintenance and support services to provide safe, efficient, comfortable, attractive, and functional buildings and facilities. This position administers procurement processes and minor public works contracts, supports yard management duties of the Central Service Corporation Yard, and serves as the liaison with tenants from four separate City Departments and two Non-Profit Organizations.   THS is responsible for the design, construction, and master plan of bridges, culverts, streets, sidewalks, storm and sanitary sewers, pump stations, streetlights, landscape and hardscape improvements, traffic signals, and supports construction and engineering, upgrade, and revitalization of the San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility.   ES is comprised of four sections: Construction Management Services, Structural Engineering and Code Inspection, Material Testing Laboratory, and Survey.  This division provides technical support services for Capital Improvement Projects, development/utility permit projects, inspection oversight, Underground Service Alert (USA) services, land surveying, monument preservation services, field and laboratory testing, pavement design and evaluations, and building code inspection services.   DS provides permitting services for development projects and reviews plans and issuance of permits for the construction of utility infrastructure and encroachment on City streets. This division is also responsible for program including storm water control, flood hazard zones, geologic hazard zones, grading and erosion control, mapping, street and easement vacation, and special assessment districts.   Key Responsibilities for THS, ES, and DS: (Dependent upon the position/discipline for which they may be selected.)   Interprets, analyzes, and reviews construction plans, topographic survey data, field notes, video inspections, detailed drawings, charts, and technical specifications. Prepares schematic drawings and final design plans using manual and computer-aided drafting, visual aids for project presentations, engineering calculations, quantity take-off, and cost estimating for proposed capital improvement projects. Performs field investigations, as required, to review and verify existing field conditions, and make field measurements and notes. Coordinates utility plan requests and project design plan review with other agencies and other City departments. May assist in the solicitation of bids, bid opening, bid analysis and award of construction contracts, and provide construction support such as processing construction contracts, material submittals, payletters, contract change orders, and other pertinent documents during the construction and close-out phases of projects. Initiates contracts to maintain, repair, renew, or make additions to City facilities, administers and inspects progress of work; verifies quality of work and approves for payment Performs technical planning and research, basic design approach, and the layout of assigned projects including civil, electrical mechanical, and hydraulic provisions. Reviews a variety of construction plans, as built drawings, and cost estimates for compliance and/or consistency with project specifications and requirements. Performs sub-professional engineering, architectural, and landscape architectural studies of moderate difficulty for projects. Conducts geological and historical research; reviews soil reports that describe soil condition, type, seismic hazards, and related factors. Operates and utilizes a variety of specialized software programs relevant to work performed. Performs a variety of project and office support technical tasks such as scheduling work requests, routing test reports, and providing assistance to field inspection staff. Prepares graphical documents for reports and presentations. May inspect actual field construction of rough and finished grading, storm and sanitary sewer systems, placement of bed rock, installation of concrete structures, utility installations, street lights, signal systems, electrical installations, and municipal buildings, and landscaping. Conducts traffic surveys, and prepares findings and recommendations. Designs street light systems, including preparation of maps, diagrams, plans, contract documents, specifications and cost estimates; alters existing criteria in order to meet new requirements. Reads construction plans, maps and survey field notes to produce a contiguous map of the City; prepares computer readable data to produce maps and reports; prepares formats; prepares work orders for changes in the computer model Analyzes roadway improvement priorities; separates capital improvements from general improvements; reviews aerial prints and maps; researches plans and records of survey; and field checks projects. May record field notes and prepare maps and sketches from survey data; gathers information and data to determine needs and work methods for proposed surveys, sets up, adjusts and operates basic survey instruments. Performs field work, geological and historical research, research into soil condition and type, seismic hazards, etc. and prepares environmental clearances and EIR’s.   Key Responsibilities for Facilities Management: Supervises one or more technicians and/or inspectors and schedules assignments according to priority. Manages hazardous materials handling, ensuring compliance with all applicable codes and regulations and serves on related committees citywide. Creates and maintains databases and prepares technical reports related to life cycle cost analysis in citywide facilities and maintenance oversight of the City’s Non-Profit Operated Facilities. Administers minor public works contracts, consultant agreements, and procurement processes. Works with outside consultants and contractors to develop and maintain programs in the repair, maintenance, and improvements of City Facilities. Reviews and prepares plans and specifications, bid documents, and administers contracts, gives final inspection, and acceptance of projects. Organizes and maintains plan room and Hazardous Material Library for City Facilities. Manages parking and access control system for the Central Service Yard.  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.   Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.   Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.   Continuous Improvement – Actively identifies new areas for learning and regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities.   Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.   Initiative – Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance.   Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.   Technology Use/Management - Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve program effectiveness.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 10, 2019
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
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
The Employment Division works with managers to make timely hires and retain the best employees.  In a fast-changing world, team members keep up-to-date on best practices in human resources and what's important to the departments they serve.  Customers rely on the Employment Division as trusted Business Partners who find solutions that help them achieve their goals. The Division is recruiting for a Senior Analyst to join the team.  Senior Analysts act as Business Partners to client departments, ensuring that their Employment needs (recruitment, selection, and classification) are met.  Senior Analysts report to the Division Manager and are each responsible for developing and implementing strategies to meet the recruitment and classification needs of their assigned departments and for direct supervision and coordination of workload Analysts.  Employment Analysts are responsible for recruiting qualified applicants by developing and administering valid selection processes and for conducting classification projects such as individual position studies, new job class development and class specification revision. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals with a passion for recruitment and selection to develop innovative, creative solutions for timely and effective recruitment processes. The position requires strong organizational skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with all City Departments and with other key stakeholders within the City of San Jose organizational structure and to represent the City to applicants, both internal and external.  Attention to detail and a strong customer service perspective are critical. The position requires creative thinkers who are willing to develop and implement strategies to meet department needs.   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.   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.   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. Analytical Thinking - approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue. 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. Computer Skills - experience with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. Customer Service - demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor.   Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.   Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promote job performance.   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 support 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.   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.   Supervision - Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Deputy Director classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  The City of San José Information Technology Department (ITD) is seeking an exceptional Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) to lead its Business Solutions Division and to serve on the City’s IT Executive Staff. The Business Solutions Division is in the midst of a strategic rebuild. This leadership position will inspire team members and nurture a culture that is collaborative and customer centric at its core. The position is critical in helping the City achieve ambitious goals to innovate, accelerate delivery of solutions, and support deep collaboration to provide remarkable value to City customers. The current portfolio includes collaboration, productivity, database administration and enterprise resource planning. Additionally, the City will see continued growth in its Smart Cities and Internet-of-Things solutions portfolios the coming years. This IT leader will play a key role in helping to define those paths. The ideal leader of this division will plan, guide, and develop the team to provide World-class solutions through strong and integrated technology platforms, while also preparing the team for future technology investments focusing on: Superior customer experience, usability, user adoption and change management; Sustainable systems through strong strategic and technical planning; and Security and interoperability through identity, data, multi-cloud, and application service integrations. Working under the CIO and Assistant Chief Information Officer (ACIO), collaboration, responsiveness, employee development, and effective relationship management with teams across the City are critical to success for this IT leader. They will foster a team that is engaged, embraces innovation and change, and exemplifies exceptional customer service in delivering solutions that support City services to the residents of San Jose. The role is truly a player-coach—a person who can define a technical vision and architecture with their team, build each contributor up to execute that direction, work directly with the technologies, and enhance the larger City organization through the solutions and services their teams provide. When the Business Solutions group does well, they help San Jose’s families thrive and our businesses grow. Responsibilities: The Business Solutions Deputy CIO oversees a team of approximately 30 contributors and a portfolio of over 140 main business applications and growing. The team oversees a technical environment consisting of PeopleSoft HCM/Payroll; Cayenta FMS; Taleo; Hyperion; Oracle and MSSQL databases; Office 365 and SharePoint; Azure solutions; enterprise reporting and data visualization; and database administration services. The City practices agile and waterfall project management, reporting to an executive scrum of scrums, matching the appropriate methods to the initiative. Specific responsibilities include: 1.      Direct and lead multiple teams by establishing division goals and performance standards, conducting regular evaluations of the staff members' performance, and coaching staff members on performance and career development consistent with the departmental mission and expectations. 2.      Proactively monitor technology solutions and plan for system roadmaps that   will benefit the City's ability to provide services in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. 3.      Manages and develops the skills and competency of information technology staff based on current needs as well as emerging technologies or business strategies needed to support all work initiatives. 4.      In partnership with business leadership, understand strategic goals, objectives and high level requirements of City departments. 5.      Direct the allocation of resources to achieve timely outcomes and measurable goals within budget; recommend IT spending and participate in collaborative resource planning processes to ensure high-quality services at the lowest cost to the organization. Desired Qualifications: Strong product and project management experience and results, preferably including use of both agile and traditional approaches Strong personnel management skills, including staff development, coaching, evaluation, and hiring SharePoint managed as enterprise content management, intranet, eDiscovery, and/or online workflow solution Applied knowledge of systems, networking, and cloud services Strong communication, collaboration and conflict resolution skills, as well as, a high degree of emotional intelligence 3+ years of successful experience managing enterprise data and integration services to successful outcomes 3+ years of successful experience managing human resources, financials, and budget systems to successful outcomes PeopleSoft 9.2 and ongoing releases for Enterprise Resource Planning Implementing and managing business process automation and workflow solutions Implementation of change and release management processes and business architecture that yield a high-degree of business alignment 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.   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.   Project Management –  Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives.   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.   Creativity –  Addresses objectiv es and problems while questioning traditional assumptions/solutions in order to generate 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.   Analytical Thinking – Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.   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; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
This position is responsible for performing legal secretarial duties requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills.  These duties may include, but are not limited to, transcribing, preparing, processing, and e-filing pleadings/briefs in the various state and federal courts; preparing and processing correspondence, contracts, ordinances, resolutions, City Council memoranda, and other legal documents and instruments; maintaining calendars for attorneys; answering telephones and contacting other offices to provide, obtain, and/or coordinate information and/or appearances; and performing office filing; as well as organizing and maintaining a wide variety of information and materials in support of attorneys.  The skill level of this position places strong emphasis on accuracy, quality, and attention to detail.  A strong knowledge base of legal procedures and court rules (federal and state) is desirable.  This position involves a variety of legal matters including civil litigation, workers' compensation, and all aspects of municipal law.  Incumbent must be proficient in the use of personal computers and able to work with various types of software in the Windows environment. The successful candidate will be hired at the Legal Administrative Assistant II level.  The annual salary range for a Legal Administrative Assistant II is $61,068.80 to $74,214.40. Additionally, this classification also receives a 5% ongoing non-pensionable pay 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 San Jose, California, United States
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
The Department of Public Works is seeking to fill two (2) Security Officer positions.  These positions are responsible for performing work focused around security services at City Hall and providing a safe and orderly environment for staff and the public.  Shift rotation will be required every 6 months and will be based staff bids or the need of the department.   Duties include, but are not limited to, providing service to customers, monitoring closed circuit video and access control systems in Security Operation Center (SOC); escorting contractors to perform maintenance on security equipment; monitoring and/or inspecting vehicles at the garage entrance; issuing access badges to employees, interns or contractors for City Hall and other off-site locations. This position will also provide security coverage for various city meetings, public or private events, commissions and hearings in addition to coordinating with Police and Fire during emergency operations, medical calls or other related calls of service pertaining to the City Hall campus.   Current shifts for these positions are Monday through Friday, day and swing shifts, however, the position may at times provide coverage for meetings or events on weekends or special projects on the weekend that could fall on a City of San Jose recognized holiday.   These positions have a uniform requirement including a jacket & safety shoes. This classification receives an annual uniform allowance every year through the MEF bargaining unit Memorandum of Agreement. While on duty, incumbents of this position will be required to wear the approved uniform for this classification.   Selected candidate will need to successfully complete a background check prior to date of hire.     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 03, 2019
Full Time
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.   The Department of Transportation (DOT) is currently seeking eight Associate Engineers in the following areas: PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT AND GEOMETRIC DESIGN The Department of Transportation (DOT) is currently seeking an Associate Engineer in the Policy and Planning Division. The Associate Engineer will, under general direction of the Senior Engineer, perform work of considerable sensitivity in geometric design, conceptual development of transportation infrastructure master plans, and review for all public and private projects in the City, and direct responsibility for production and review of signage and pavement marking plans including supervising or leading others in such work. The successful candidate will have technical expertise in transportation planning, geometric and roadway design, and private development review. He/she will also work with the Senior Engineer to serve as the Department of Transportation Planning representative with other Departments in the City, consultants, developers, and other jurisdictions and agencies KEY DUTIES INCLUDE: 1. Prepare transportation infrastructure improvements conceptual designs of roadway, intersection and interchange, traffic signals and other street improvements. 2. Develop “complete streets” and multimodal design plans in conformance with Federal, State, and City's transportation design standards, guidelines and policies. 3. Review contract drawings and specifications, master plans, and traffic studies related to capital infrastructure improvements. 4. Review private development improvement plans to address roadway right of way dedication requirements and geometric design elements. 5. Using AutoCAD to prepare geometric roadway layout relevant to pavement rehabilitation, development and capital improvement projects. 6. Attend meetings/represent DOT as lead technical person on discussions with project engineers, City staff, and consultants as appropriate to build consensus and/or to coordinate project issues. INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE, PAVEMENT/BRIDGE/ADA CURB RAMPS ENGINEERING & MANAGEMENT Pavement/Bridge/ADA Curb Ramps Engineering plays a critical role in the maintenance and rehabilitation of approximately 2,400 miles of pavement in the City of San Jose, overseeing the maintenance of approximately 250 bridges, and over 24,000 curb ramps. The focus of this position(s) is to manage, maintain and report on the City’s pavement, bridge, and ADA curb ramp program, plan, procure, and project manage multiple large CIP projects annually, and assist in developing the overall division budget. This position(s) provides assistance to senior engineers, division manager, maintenance supervisors, Council Offices, other City Departments, and the public. The ability to effectively coordinate multi-disciplinary issues among multiple stakeholders is a key requirement. This position reports directly to a senior engineer and will supervise an Engineer I/II, Associate Engineering Technician, and interns. KEY DUTIES INCLUDE: 1. Manage and maintain the City’s Pavement Management System (PMS); bridge maintenance management, and ADA curb ramps program management 2. Provide technical input for any relevant asset management upgrades for pavements, bridge, and ADA curb ramps and be the lead liaison with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and other regional/state/federal organizations 3. Manage multiple major construction projects (ranging from $700 thousand to over $15 million in construction cost), open purchase orders, procure request for proposals/qualifications, inter-agency agreements and grant projects; administer projects during procurement, implementation and close out phases. 4. Respond to residents regarding pavement, bridge, and ADA curb ramp issues and complaints and make recommendations as to how best to resolve the problems in the most efficient manner. 5. Investigate and implement new and innovative pavement, bridges, and concrete ADA curb ramps maintenance technologies (new types of equipment, materials, and processes, etc.); oversee the full technical evaluation of various infrastructure preservation strategies for City Streets. 6. Manage, track and report on project budget financing and planning. Generate reports and manage Federal Grant and Capital Improvement Project funding. 7. Develop both short-term and long-term maintenance plans for pavements, bridges, and ADA curb ramps that maximizes the available budget while meeting division’s goals and benefits the community 8. Develop and update project specifications and quality control/quality assurance requirements for pavement, bridges, and ADA curb ramp infrastructure 9. Supervise and mentor assistant engineers, engineering technicians, and trainees. TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS, TRAFFIC FLOW MANAGEMENT San Jose operates and manages over 900 traffic signals citywide. The Associate Engineer position will lead Signal Operations group's effort on supporting VTA to enhance transit operations. This position is also responsible for the delivery of grant funded projects, signal operations, retiming and controller configuration work necessary to achieve project demonstration goals. This position reports to a Senior Engineer, and will supervise Engineer I/II and interns. KEY DUTIES INCLUDE: 1. Lead and supervise engineering and/or technical staff by establishing goals, tracking performances, creating a positive work environment, maximizing staff development opportunities and providing appropriate recognition. 2. Work closely with Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) to identify any transit operations deficiencies; troubleshoot and address system failures and optimization needs, including detection repair, detection zone adjustments, transit signal priority level setting and system integration. 3. Coordination with VTA, including project implementation, traffic data review, signal timing strategy development and implementation, field review with contractors/consultants, traffic data collection, simulation model development for evaluating traffic impacts. 4. Perform project management and delivery duties for grant-funded projects; develop, implement and adjust signal timing along project corridors to reduce travel delays and improve intersection efficiency; support consultant as needed. TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS, TRAFFIC SAFETY AND PEDESTRIAN SAFETY ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS The Transportation Safety Operations Division is seeking Associate Civil Engineers to perform and lead in developing and implementing Traffic Calming and Pedestrian Improvement Projects and providing Neighborhood Traffic Management services throughout the City of San José. The Associate Engineer develops traffic safety projects and improves safety for all roadway users, ensure facilities are pedestrian and bicycle friendly and comply with laws, rules, regulations and ordinances. Additionally, this position will lead the review of design and collision reports, order traffic studies implement safety improvement projects, and support the Senior Engineer with personnel and training matters and assist in the preparation of the CIP budget. Under the general direction of the Senior Engineer and Division Manager, the Associate Engineer’s primary focus is to manage, lead and work directly with the communit y, schools, and Council Offices to provide for the safe and efficient movement of vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists. Ability to effectively coordinate multi-discipline issues among multiple stakeholders is a requirement. This position reports directly to a Senior Engineer and will supervise an Engineer I/II and interns. KEY DUTIES INCLUDE: 1. Review, design, and implement safety improvement projects. 2. Coordinate with internal City stakeholders as well as external stakeholders. 3. Representing Senior Engineer at meetings with internal and external stakeholders. 4. Prepare multi-agency agreements and documents that represent City interest. 5. Collaborate with lead project agency, their staff and consultant representatives to support City’s interests and efficient project delivery. 6. Represent City at community meetings and other public outreach activities. 7. Lead and supervise engineering, technical and non-technical staff by establishing goals, tracking performance, creating a positive work environment, maximizing staff development opportunities and providing appropriate recognition 8. Providing staff support and working effectively with committees, boards, task forces, community groups, associations, and staff in other departments and agencies 9. Providing effective project management to ensure on time and within budget project delivery 10. Understand and implement City’s overall goals for transportation services and community development.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Program Manager classification shall also receive an approximate three (3%) general increase effective June 30^th, and five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  The Program Manager I will report to the Division Manager and/or Deputy Director and will be responsible for leading the multidepartment effort in the development and implementation of a new City-Generated Tow Services Delivery Model and Program and related Request for Proposal for a new City-Generated Tow Services Contract. Responsibilities will include creating written and oral presentations and reports; conducting outreach; coordination with various departments, agencies, and key stakeholders; research and gathering, interpreting, and analyzing data to make recommendations; program development and implementation, and potential management and oversight of the new tow services program and contract.   The position is funded through June 30, 2020. The extension of the position is subject to the fiscal year 2020-2021 budget. 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 03, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Principal Office Specialist classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    The Human Resources Department is seeking a motivated, conscientious, and industrious individual who can be the right fit to join the HRIS team in the position of Principal Office Specialist. You will also bring a skillset of strong customer service and detail orientation. The primary responsibilities and functions of this role are administrative and transactional, supporting HR.   Key functions include, but are not limited to, the following:   Processes daily transactions, such as, new hires, re-hires, re-employments, rehired-retirees, resignations, and benefit verifications Creates New Employee Welcome Lists and distributes to staff and City Departments. Creates/checks Personal Action Notices, sign-in sheets for hires, and New Hire Packets Verifies, processes, files, and maintains I-9 Forms Audits hiring and separations transactions for compliance with established policies. Communicates and coordinates with HR staff, other City departments, and outside vendors in the performance of typical duties Assists with PeopleSoft testing when changes or new events (OE, Special OE, etc.), benefit plans, benefit programs, and PS updates are to be implemented Provides backup to process internal employee transactions Acts as a backup to the Sr. Office Specialist (HRIS) Acts a backup to update monthly metrics (hiring, separations, benefits, etc…) Acts as back up to the HR receptionist; answers multi-line telephone, screens calls, takes messages, and refers calls to the appropriate person   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 03, 2019
Full Time
The Department is recruiting to fill multiple Associate Construction Inspector vacancies in the Engineering Services Division. These vacancies are assigned to the Construction Management Services and Materials Testing Laboratory sections.   The Associate Construction Inspectors assigned to the Construction Management Services-Capital Program section are responsible for technical inspection services to ensure compliance with City and State Standards and Specifications. Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:   Inspects methods and materials used in the construction of streets, alleys, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, storm drains, catch basins, driveways, approaches, culverts, sewers, and landscaping for compliance with plans; reviews and interprets construction plans and specifications. Inspects actual field construction from rough grading to finished paving of streets, including installation of storm and sanitary sewer systems, concrete structures, utility installations, street lights, and traffic signal systems. Schedules final inspections and recommends acceptance of projects. Determines the acceptability of materials, especially when there is a question of inferior quality, including researching and reviewing records, logs, and data of various kinds. Ensures conformance to OSHA safety regulations, including shoring of trenches, proper use of equipment and machines, and adequate public traffic control. Employees may be required to lift test equipment, tools and construction materials with the use of proper equipment.  The Associate Construction Inspector assigned to the Materials Testing Lab (MTL) is responsible coordinating, supervising, and performing materials sampling and testing of various construction materials to ensure compliance with City and State Standards and Specifications. Under the supervision of a Senior Construction Engineer or Associate Civil Engineer, this candidate will perform the key responsibilities listed below. Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:     Performs complex materials sampling or testing conforming to stringent test procedures established by ASTM, CALTRANS or AASHTO. Performs field compaction tests on native soil, base rock, treated bases, and asphalt pavements using nuclear gauges. Samples Hot Mix Asphalt and the asphalt plant or at the job site and transports to lab for testing. Fabricates concrete test cylinders (or beams) at the job site and carefully transports to lab for moisture curing. Monitors and tests placement of Lime and Cement Treated bases at the job site. Schedules and assigns field testing, sampling and inspection tasks using Laboratory Management System database. Completes and reviews material test reports for completeness and accuracy prior to supervisors review. Participates in AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL) and Concrete Cement Reference Laboratory (CCRL) Proficiency Sample Programs. Review plans and specifications to determine proper testing requirements and standards. Plan, assign, and supervise the work performed by, Engineering Technicians, Student Interns, Trainees and other assigned personnel. Employees may be exposed to chemicals, moving vehicular traffic, and may be required to lift test equipment, tools and construction materials with the use of proper equipment. The Associate Construction Inspector assigned to the Construction Management Services-Development Services inspection group are responsible for technical inspection services to ensure compliance with City and State Standards and Specifications. Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:   Inspects methods and materials used in the construction of streets, alleys, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, storm drains, catch basins, driveways, approaches, culverts, sewers, and landscaping for compliance with plans; reviews and interprets construction plans and specifications. Inspects actual field construction from rough grading to finished paving of streets, including installation of storm and sanitary sewer systems, concrete structures, utility installations, street lights, and signal systems. Schedules final inspections and recommends acceptance of projects. Determines the acceptability of materials, especially when there is a question of inferior quality, including researching and reviewing records, logs, and data of various kinds. Ensures conformance to OSHA safety regulations, including shoring of trenches, proper use of equipment and machines, and adequate public traffic control. Employees may be required to lift test equipment, tools and construction materials with the use of proper equipment. 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, CA, USA
Jun 27, 2019
Full Time
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 I incumbents must complete training, be appointed and pass probation as an Electrician II to retain employment. 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.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jun 26, 2019
Full Time
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.   The Department is currently recruiting multiple Associate Engineer positions of different disciplines including Civil, Structural, Mechanical, and Electrical.   Associate Engineers support work in several PWD divisions, including Transportation and Hydraulic Services (THS) Division, City Facilities Architectural Services (CFAS) Division, and Development Services (DS) Division. THS is responsible for the design, construction, and master plan of bridges, culverts, streets, sidewalks, storm and sanitary sewers, pump stations, streetlights, landscape and hardscape improvements, traffic signals, and supports construction and engineering, upgrade and revitalization of the San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility. In addition, this division provides general engineering plan review for general projects and electrical engineering review for projects constructed by private developers.   CFAS has the primary responsibility for the delivery of capital improvements projects on City properties and provides design and construction services for public buildings, landscape improvements, and capital maintenance projects, including recreational facilities, parks, trails, libraries, public safety facilities, and various cultural facilities.   DS is responsible for ensuring that new development projects comply with all applicable City, State, and Federal regulations and provide the necessary public infrastructure to support development by requiring, permitting, and inspecting the construction of public streets, sidewalks, storm and sanitary sewers, streetlights, landscaping in frontages and street islands, and traffic signals. In addition, the Utilities section is responsible for the review of other public agency and utility companies’ plans and issuance of permits for the construction of utility infrastructure and encroachment in City streets.   The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills, and supreme work ethic. The position requires excellent judgement, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility, and written and verbal communication skills. Under the direction of a Senior Engineer, these candidates will perform the key responsibilities (but are not limited to) listed below:   Key Responsibilities (Dependent upon the position/discipline for which they may be selected.)   - Prepares and/or reviews designs, improvement plans, estimates, specifications, and contract documents for capital improvement projects, private development projects or other engineering related projects that are prepared by subordinates and/or consultants engaged by the City or by private developers.  - Reviews and responds to Request for Information memos (RFIs) and submittals, negotiates change orders and reviews pay applications.   - Manages projects, i.e., oversees, controls, and guides the project.   - Negotiates, prepares, and manages consultant agreements and/or construction contracts.   - Supervises staff such as Engineers and Engineering Technicians by prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.   - Supervises the collection and analysis of field data and prepares recommendations.   - Interfaces with the public, consultants, contractors, other City departments/sections, and other agencies, and is responsible for timely response to the stakeholders' requests and concerns on projects.   - Coordinates with construction inspectors and attends field meetings to resolve problems arising in the field during the construction of a public improvement project.   - Prepares clearly written and effective reports and Council Memos.   - Works with client to prepare project scoping and budgeting. Tracks and manages project costs using appropriate tools and resources.   - Responsible for permitting, managing, and designing capital projects.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jun 23, 2019
Full Time
  This position is responsible for performing transactional paralegal duties requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills. These duties may include, but are not limited to, drafting, reviewing and editing a variety of contracts, resolutions and ordinances, involvement in the City Council agenda process, coordination with City or other government departments or agencies, and responding to public record act requests. The skill level of this position places strong emphasis on accuracy, attention to detail, collaboration, and strong analytical skills. Incumbents must be proficient in the use of various types of software in the Windows environment. 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 $67121.60to $81619.20 and the annual salary range for a Legal Analyst II is $73257.60 to $89044.80.   In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Legal Analyst classification shall also receive an approximate three percent (3%) pensionable pay (effective June 30th) and an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable pay. The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. 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 San Jose, California, United States
Jun 19, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Enterprise Supervising Technology Analyst (ESTA) classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   The Information Technology Department is seeking a strong Products-Projects Manager with a deep passion for building amazing civic products that engage the City’s residents and businesses. This position is a temporary, benefitted management position, with a standard 40 hours per week budged through June 2020. The City’s Products-Projects Managers are leaders in the City’s efforts to deliver a superior customer experience to residents, businesses, and staffs. If you are passionate about delivering valuable products, leading cross-functional teams in building features, re-engineering processes, and have amazing customer empathy, this may be a superb position for you! This team member will work with other members of the website delivery team to manage technical aspects associated with the City’s website redesign project. Last year, the website received 2.5 million unique visitors, an average of 7,000 daily visitors. As the City’s digital front door to the City of San Jose, the new website will strive to provide the public with up-to-date, accurate information and meet a high standard of usability consistent with the Smart City Vision for a “user-friendly city.” Responsibilities include establishing and managing an implementation plan that ensures all technical functionality and system performance requirements are understood met and tested prior to website launch.   The successful candidate will also work in tandem with the City’s Communications and Digital Services teams to deliver exceptional customer experience.      Key Responsibilities: Establishes and manages an implementation plan for ensuring all technical functionality and system performance requirements are understood met and tested prior to website launch.   Establishes and manages critical technical documentation including technical requirements and standards documents and technical architectural diagrams. Establishes an inventory with necessary technical documentation for all web based applications that interface with the city’s website. Establishes and manages a plan for ensuring all web based applications function appropriately in the redesigned website prior to launch. Establishes and manages a cutover plan for launching the city’s new website that includes technical change management protocols, domain management protocols, freeze dates and a rollback strategy. Establishes an ongoing support plan detailing handoffs, responsibilities and escalations.   Coordinates with the webmaster and UX lead to drive timeline and scope of deliverables with vendor, central team and the extended team. Coordinates with the contracted website solution Project Manager to ensure various technical components of complex apps work and are tested on a variety of devices and browsers across all of Vision’s technical environments. Escalates critical issues to other team leads and executive sponsor. Supervises technical testing resources. 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 Ability to expertly engage with internal and external customers to build meaningful products, services, and processes. Expertise in working across and balancing functional, technical, product owned, and customer inputs to set agreed direction. Technical acumen to work across teams to successfully deliver and sustain products and services. Translates requirements. Creates technical solutions and integrations. Coordinates processing with business units to render superior customer experience and communication. Strong project management ability to achieve schedule, cost, and scope/quality goals. Experience in diverse project and product management methodologies. Ability to lead agile implementations, drive releases through sprints. incorporate customer collaboration, and quickly resolve issues. Experience working with third party development partners, managing contracts and change orders, and administering project resources. Proficiency with Customer Centric Design, user stories, personas, customer journeys to create amazing customer experience.  Demonstrated success in enterprise-class product implementation, solutions built with omni-channel multi-faceted features: mobile, web, analytics, social media interface, google map interface, etc. Technical hands-on experience of applications development and operational support with Oracle cloud applications environment, Oracle Service Cloud, Integration Cloud Services is highly desirable. Project Management – Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. 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. Technology Use/Management – Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve program effectiveness. 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. Analytical Thinking – Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.   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 response.      1.      Please share with us a significant product implementation you led to completion. Please describe your role, the business objective, customer impacts and involvement, and scale of the implementation. What was the outcome? And what would you do differently?   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 Devika Tandan at itdhumanresources @sanjoseca.gov      Benefits: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=707 .   Department Website : http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=201