City of Pleasanton

The City of Pleasanton is a full-service municipality with a workforce of approximately 465 employees and an additional 400 temporary staff. 

Located at the junction of I-580 and I-680, Pleasanton is proximate to the major business markets of Silicon Valley, San Francisco and the Central Valley.

As one of Northern California’s premier residential and business communities, Pleasanton is well-regarded as an attractive and friendly city with a strong heritage, active and involved residents, a wide variety of services, well planned business areas, a historic downtown and well-cared for homes in family oriented neighborhoods.

 

4 job(s) at City of Pleasanton

City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Oct 19, 2020
Full Time
Park Maintenance Superintendent www.cityofpleasantonca.gov | PO Box 520, Pleasanton, CA 94566 The Community The Department The City of Pleasanton has the well-deserved reputation of being one of Northern California's premier communities in which to live, work, and raise a family. Pleasanton is a major suburb situated 45 minutes southeast of San Francisco in the Tri-Valley region of the Bay Area. In close proximity to two major highways (I-680 and I-580) and the BART system the City not only has its own thriving business community but also offers easy access to the major business markets of surrounding areas. Pleasanton's population of nearly 80,000 includes a highly educated and skilled workforce that has given the City the nickname of the "second Silicon Valley," and it is home to the campuses of a variety of Fortune 500 and home-grown innovation firms including Clorox, Oracle, Roche Molecular Systems, Albertsons, and Workday. Business sectors in Pleasanton range from software and biotechnology to professional services, with many businesses located in the nationally recognized Hacienda Business Park (boasting 850 acres of versatile space and business infrastructure). The community also values and actively supports its preeminent school system, which ranks among the top 10 in California. Residents of Pleasanton enjoy the City's 1,200+ acres of surrounding parks, open space, and trails, which offer spectacular vistas and abundant recreational opportunities. Pleasanton is also home to the stunning Callippe Preserve Golf Course. There are also plenty of shopping opportunities throughout the City, from the very successful and diverse Stoneridge regional mall to Pleasanton's historic downtown - a pedestrian friendly destination that includes the quintessential Main Street lined with unique boutiques and tempting restaurants. Community events throughout the year such as the free summer concert series, festivals and parades along Main Street, and weekly Farmers' Market enliven the City, with many events gathering residents together under the Pleasanton arch. The City's appealing, family-oriented neighborhoods, well tended homes, and manicured parks and trails speak to the highly committed and involved citizens who contribute to Pleasanton's strong community heritage. Pleasanton offers a small-town ambiance with a metropolitan edge, economic vibrancy, and all-around excellent quality of life. The Operations Services Department strives to meet our residents needs while maintaining the City's infrastructure and meeting the Department's goal of providing high-quality essential services. The department is comprised of six divisions; Administration, Parks and Trails, Streets and Sign Shop, Support Services, Utilities and Environmental Services. There are 100 full-time and 20-30 part-time seasonal employees. The department's responsibilities include building maintenance, fleet maintenance, environmental services, park and trail maintenance, the Callippe Preserve Golf Course, weed abatement, street maintenance, streetlights, street sweeping, traffic control, signs and markings, graffiti removal, tree maintenance and removal, water distribution, sewer collection, storm drainage system and utility billing. Mission Statement: The Operations Services Department provides high-quality essential services that improve and maintain public infrastructure to protect and enrich the lives of our residents. The Position Under limited direction, this management position directs, supervises, inspects and evaluates the work of subordinate personnel in the care and upkeep of parks, trails, landscaped areas, open spaces, facilities thereon, street trees, equipment and the City golf course. As necessary, performs complex duties associated with park, trail and landscape maintenance; performs related budget management work, capital project planning, and administration duties, as required. The position receives general supervision from the Director of Operations of Water Utilities and is a member of the department's Management Team. Exercises direct supervisory responsibilities over Park Maintenance Supervisors, lead personnel, and indirect supervision over maintenance personnel. In general, the Park Maintenance Superintendent will: • Supervise subordinate personnel, to include coordinating division workplans, assigning responsibilities, setting priorities, training, inspecting, evaluating, enforcing rules and regulations, and making recommendations on personnel actions. • Develop and implement workplans, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures in areas of responsibility, including maintenance plans and long-range infrastructure improvement plans. • Serve as the department liaison to the Parks & Recreation Commission. • Write City Council and Commission reports, memos, and documents and makes oral presentations. Prepare and administer division budget, performs analysis, and prepares reports. • Maintain records and prepare reports of work activities, order capital structures, materials, supplies and equipment. • Prepare specifications, request for proposal and bids, and negotiate and administer services contracts, purchase agreements, and constructions contracts. • Oversee and inspect work of private contractors and reviews project plans. • Coordinate work with other field services functions, process public inquiries and complaints. Assist in review of park, trail and landscape engineering plans prior to final approval. • Utilizes the department's computerized maintenance management system data for planning, tracking, and managing performance standards. • Serves as the department liaison to the City's golf course operator for course maintenance, projects and equipment replacement. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of: • All phases of turf and landscape maintenance, to include approved methods of planting and propagating turf, trees and shrubs. • Irrigation system installation, operation and repair. • Plant disease detection and control. • Equipment operation and maintenance. • Weed and insect detection and control methods. • Basic supervisorial practices and accepted safety practices. • Budget and maintenance software programs. • Integrated pest management programs and regulatory compliance. Ability to: • Prepare workplans and schedules. • Schedule and assign work, set priorities, direct and evaluate subordinates, enforce rules and regulations. • Prepare reports and maintain records. • Meet and deal effectively with the public. • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. • Instruct subordinate personnel in proper work methods. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public. • Problem solve and make recommendations on best management and industry practices. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential duties of the job. A typical way to accomplish this includes: Degree from an accredited college or university and five years' experience that would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential duties of the job including but not limited to all phases of turf, landscape, tree maintenance, and trail management, to include two years of supervisory License/Certificates: • Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required. The Ideal Candidate Compensation and Benefits How to Apply FILING DEADLINE: October 30, 2020 at 5 p.m. Resumes will be screened according to the qualifications outlined within this brochure with the first review by November 6, 2020. The most qualified candidates will be invited to an oral board interview with the City. A select group of candidates will be asked to provide references once it is anticipated that they may be recommended as finalists; references will be contacted only following candidate approval. Final interviews will be held with the Director of Operations and Water Utilities. Candidates will be advised of the status of the recruitment following selection of the position. If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jill Regynski at (925) 931-5058. If you have any specific questions about the City of Pleasanton, the Operations Services Department, or the Park Maintenance Superintendent responsibilities, please contact Kathleen Yurchak, Director of Operations and Water Utilities, at (925) 931-5506. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.cityofpleasantonca.gov to apply online. The Park Maintenance Superintendent Control Point is currently set at $144,612. Control Points are normally reviewed annually to ensure the City of Pleasanton remains competitive with similarly situated municipalities. The starting salary will be between 80% and 120% of the Control Point, depending on qualifications and experience. The City also offers an excellent benefits package, including: Management Pay and Performance This plan provides an opportunity for individuals to earn up to 20% above the control point for continued exceptional performance over time. Medical Insurance Choice of one of four comprehensive health plans (available only in specific geographic areas of Northern California). Dental Insurance City paid, including $2,000 maximum orthodontic benefit. Life Insurance Twice annual salary to maximum $100,000. Long-Term/Short-Term Disability 60% of salary to maximum benefit of $10,000 monthly for LTD (employee paid). Deferred Compensation Program Two deferred compensation programs are available (401a and 457), allowing employees to maximize contributions to their retirement accounts on a pre-tax basis. Management employees are eligible to participate in both programs concurrently. Bi-weekly, tax-deferred City contribution of 2.5% of base salary into a 457 plan - no required employee contribution. Vacation Leave First through fourth year accrued at 6.667 hours per month; fifth through ninth year accrues at 10 hours per month; and progressing with years of service. Administrative Leave Seven days per year, paid if not taken. City Manager may authorize an additional three days per year based on performance. Tuition Reimbursement Job related courses from accredited college or universities reimbursed at California State University East Bay current tuition rate. Holidays Eleven fixed holidays per year, plus seven floating holidays. Paid Sick Leave Twelve days per year. Employee Assistance Program Section 125 Flexible Benefit Program CalPERS Retirement Plan www.cityofpleasantonca.gov | PO Box 520, Pleasanton, CA 94566 Closing Date/Time: Fri. 10/30/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Oct 02, 2020
Part Time
Maintenance aide - Street diviSion (Leaf Loading) Part-tiMe, teMPorary $15.00 - $18.23 Per hour (dePending on exPerience) The Operations Services Department is responsible for four main divisions: Utility Operations, Parks Maintenance, Streets & Signs Maintenance and Support Services. The Operations Services Department provides high-quality essential services that improve and maintain public infrastructure to protect and enrich the lives of our residents. Employees in this position are assigned to work as part of a 2-4 worker team removing leaves from city streets. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE • Prioritize safety while working in the street. • Have the ability to read and follow maps. • Understand and perform verbal instructions. • Ability to communicate clearly. • Must possess valid California driver license. TYPICAL DUTIES • Perform leaf raking in the street to create rows for the vacuum equipment. • Operate the vacuum equipment hose in order to vacuum the leaves into the hopper. • Work in inclement weather using rain gear and boots while performing the raking and vacuuming tasks. • Perform this work while walking 5-10 miles per shift. • Have the ability to repeatedly lift up to 50 lbs. • Perform cleaning and minor maintenance on tools and equipment. • Follow City work rules and practices, including COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. • Follow city work rules and practices. • Other duties as assigned. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an oral examination process, which may include certain practical and written exercises intended to assess the candidate's ability to perform certain duties of the position. Date and time to be determined. Applicants under age 18 must provide a copy of a current work permit prior to starting employment. Applicants selected for the positions will be required to undergo and successfully pass fingerprint checks and Covid-19 test by the City prior to starting employment. If you are interested in this position, please complete the 'Maintenance Aide - Leaf Loading' application availale at www.cityofpleasantonca.gov by October 22, 2020. If you have questions about this position, you may contact Steven Martin, Operations Services Maintenance Supervisor, at smartin@cityofpleasantonca.gov. Closing Date/Time: Thu. 10/22/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
ANNOUNCES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR Police Officer Academy Graduate Full-Time POSITION: $47.48 - $57.68 per hour Filing Deadline: Continuous Please apply online at: cityofpleasantonca.gov THE COMMUNITY One of Northern California's premier residential and business communities, Pleasanton is well regarded as an attractive and friendly city with a strong heritage, active and involved residents, a wide variety of services, well planned business areas, a historic downtown and well- cared for homes in family oriented neighborhoods. TO BE CONSIDERED If you are interested in this outstanding career opportunity, please consider submitting your application and supplemental questionnaire through our online application process at www.cityofpleasantonca. gov. Applications are also available at the Human Resources Department, City of Pleasanton, 123 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Faxes will not be accepted. INTERVIEW SCHEDULE Oral Board Interviews are scheduled for the week of September 28, 2020. All dates are subject to change without notice. SELECTION PROCESS Meeting the minimum requirements listed in this job description does not guarantee advancement in subsequent phases of the selection process. The qualifications of each applicant, as set forth in the employment application, will be reviewed. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an oral examination process, which may include practical and written exercises intended to assess the candidate's ability to perform certain duties of the position. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS • $47.48 - $57.68 per hour • Choice of One of Four Comprehensive Health Plans • Dental and Vision Plan Coverage • Life Insurance and AD&D Coverage of $50,000 • 7.5% Holiday In-Lieu Pay • Paid Sick Leave • Long Term Disability Plan • Annual Vacation Beginning with 10 Days • CalPERS Retirement Plan • P.O.S.T and Education Incentive Pay • Initial Uniforms Fully Paid and Annual Uniform Allowance All aspects of employment shall be without regard to sex, disability, race, political affiliation, religious creed, natural origin, or age. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled applicants. Candidates will receive all communications by email regarding the recruitment process, which includes, but is not limited to, application status, testing dates, and interview scheduling. If you require an alternate means of communications or any special needs requirements, please contact Human Resources at (925) 931-5048. The Position Police Officers receive excellent training and the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a number of special assignments: Detectives, Motors, S.W.A.T., Narcotics, Juvenile, K-9, D.A.R.E., Bike Patrol, School Resource Officer and Crime Prevention. Pleasanton Police Officers respond to citizens calls for police assistance, enforce applicable laws and ordinances, maintain order in the community and prevent crime. Police Officers provide emergency services, investigate criminal activity, collect and analyze evidence, assist with the prosecution of offenders and prepare reports and other written records as required. The Department is involved in community education and providing police service for special community circumstances. • High school graduate, or GED equivalent. • Currently enrolled in a California P.O.S.T certified Basic Academy or Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Academy Certificate issued within the past three years. • At least 21 years of age at the time of appointment. • Physical abilities consistent with P.O.S.T requirements. • California Class A, B, or C driver's license with an acceptable driving record. • The ability to retain and recall information read and visually observed. • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. • The ability to use appropriate judgment in emergency situations. The Pleasanton Police Department's mission is to work in collaboration with our community to protect life and property, while enhancing the quality of life in our City. This shall be accomplished through the creative use of resources, community education and involvement, and interactive problem solving. We will strive to maintain trust, understanding, and mutual respect within our department and our City. The Ideal Candidate • PROFESSIONALISM As individuals and as an organization, we place high value on honesty, and adhere to the standards embodied by the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics. • COMMITMENT As an organization, we will devote our full energy and resources to fulfill our department's mission. • PARTNERSHIPS We will work in conjunction with our community to identify needs and devise strategies for crime prevention and problem solving. • RESPONSIVENESS We will address the needs and concerns brought forth by the community and our organization. • SAFETY We will pro-actively provide police services through a balance of traditional and contemporary law enforcement practices to enhance the quality of life in our community. The Department Organizational Values Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Sep 06, 2020
Full Time
ANNOUNCES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR Police Officer Lateral Full-Time POSITION: $47.48 - $57.68 per hour Filing Deadline: Continuous Please apply online at: cityofpleasantonca.gov THE COMMUNITY One of Northern California's premier residential and business communities, Pleasanton is well regarded as an attractive and friendly city with a strong heritage, active and involved residents, a wide variety of services, well planned business areas, a historic downtown and well-cared for homes in family oriented neighborhoods. TO BE CONSIDERED If you are interested in this outstanding career opportunity, please consider submitting your application and supplemental questionnaire through our online application process at www.cityofpleasantonca.gov. Applications are also available at the Human Resources Department, City of Pleasanton, 123 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Faxes will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS The qualifications of each applicant, as set forth in the employment application, will be reviewed. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process, which may include certain practical and written exercises intended to assess the candidates' ability to perform certain duties of the position. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS • $47.48 - $57.68 per hour • Choice of One of Four Comprehensive Health Plans • Dental and Vision Plan Coverage • Life Insurance and AD&D Coverage of $50,000 • 7.5% Holiday In-Lieu Pay • Paid Sick Leave • Long Term Disability Plan • Annual Vacation Beginning with 10 Days • CalPERS Retirement Plan • P.O.S.T and Education Incentive Pay • Initial Uniforms Fully Paid and Annual Uniform Allowance All aspects of employment shall be without regard to sex, disability, race, political affiliation, religious creed, natural origin, or age. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled applicants. Candidates will receive all communications by email regarding the recruitment process, which includes, but is not limited to, application status, testing dates, and interview scheduling. If you require an alternate means of communications or any special needs requirements, please contact Human Resources at (925) 931-5048. The Position Police Officers receive excellent training and the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a number of special assignments: Detectives, Motors, S.W.A.T., Narcotics, Juvenile, K-9, D.A.R.E., Bike Patrol, School Resource Officer and Crime Prevention. Pleasanton Police Officers respond to citizens calls for police assistance, enforce applicable laws and ordinances, maintain order in the community and prevent crime. Police Officers provide emergency services, investigate criminal activity, collect and analyze evidence, assist with the prosecution of offenders and prepare reports and other written records as required. The Department is involved in community education and providing police service for special community circumstances. • High school graduate, or GED equivalent. • Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate. • Two years of experience within the last two years with a California law enforcement agency as defined in Penal Code 830.1 and 830.2. • Out-of-state applicants with at least two years of experience in the last two years as a full-time sworn Police Officer or Deputy Sheriff, and have passed a probationary period, will be required to obtain a valid POST Basic Course Waiver prior to appointment. For more information on the Basic Course Waiver process, please call the California Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training Basic Training Bureau at (916) 227-4254. • At least 21 years of age at the time of appointment. • Physical abilities consistent with P.O.S.T requirements. • California Class A, B, or C driver's license with an acceptable driving record. • The ability to retain and recall information read and visually observed. • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. • The ability to use appropriate judgment in emergency situations. The Ideal Candidate The Pleasanton Police Department's mission is to work in collaboration with our community to protect life and property, while enhancing the quality of life in our city. This shall be accomplished through the creative use of resources, community education and involvement, and interactive problem solving. We will strive to maintain trust, understanding, and mutual respect within our department and our City. Organizational Values • PROFESSIONALISM As individuals and as an organization, we place high value on honesty, and adhere to the standards embodied by the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics. • COMMITMENT As an organization, we will devote our full energy and resources to fulfill our department's mission. • PARTNERSHIPS We will work in conjunction with our community to identify needs and devise strategies for crime prevention and problem solving. • RESPONSIVENESS We will address the needs and concerns brought forth by the community and our organization. • SAFETY We will proactively provide police services through a balance of traditional and contemporary law enforcement practices to enhance the quality of life in our community. The Department Closing Date/Time: Continuous