City of Long Beach

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The City of Long Beach employs over 5,300 employees and has over 500 job positions. Positions range from entry level to professional, high skilled. Positions are classified or unclassified. Given the number of positions, employees have a variety of career paths to choose from. In addition, the City provides career guidance, mentoring and career ladders for planning a career with the City.

 

 

 

 

57 job(s) at City of Long Beach

City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. The Department of Development Services has an immediate opening for a full-time unclassified, Clerk Typist III. The position will support the Planning Bureau which includes the Current and Advance Planning Divisions with approximately 30-employees. The Department of Development Services has approximately 200 employees and includes the Administrative & Financial Services, Building & Safety, Code Enforcement, Housing & Neighborhood Services, and Planning Bureaus. The departments goal is to build a dynamic, safe, and sustainable city that honors its past and embraces the future. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Serves as the clerical support for the Current Planning Division and directly supports the Current Planning Officer; Reviews, compiles and distributes public notices; Provides administrative support, review and coordination of staff reports; Provides support, including preparation of materials, setting up displays and assisting with logistics for large public and community meetings; Supports work with the Department's Communications Team to post notices on line and update website content for the Current Planning Division; Manages the division's files and records Schedules and coordinates the Site Plan Committee meetings and Zoning Administrator Hearings Makes appointments for application submittals Processes Technology Service Requests Manages the Division's files and records Oversees Public Record Act requests Performs other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of paid full-time clerical experience. The ability to type neatly and accurately at a net speed of 40 words per minute and perform basic clerical and office support duties. The ability to work cooperatively with others and the public. The ability to file in alphabetical and numerical order and perform clerical detail, which includes making simple mathematical computations and correcting error in grammar, spelling and punctuation. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: At least three years of professional experience performing progressively responsible clerical functions in an office setting A valid California class C driver's license. Education equivalent to graduation from high school Experience working for a public sector agency. Advanced clerical and organization skills. Excellent written, proofreading and oral communication skills. Knowledge of the Legistar software program. Knowledge of Infor a project management software. Knowledge of Laserfiche for digital archives. Licensed as a Notary public or ability to obtain a notary public license. Bilingual skills (Khmer, Spanish, Tagalog, and/or Vietnamese) Ability to work during evening hours for public hearings and community meetings, as needed. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE: Ability to courteously interact with the public in person, on the telephone, or via email Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to prioritize and handle a variety of tasks and assignments, while ensuring timely completion Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; Strong attention to detail Proficiency in the use of computers and Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and TEAMS/SharePoint. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will open on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 9:00 AM (PST) and will close on Friday, December 16, 2022 at 4:30 PM (PST). To be considered, applicants must submit an online application, including an attached resume and cover letter that reflect the scope and level of their current/most recent positions and responsibilities and complete the supplemental questions. Incomplete application packets and application packets that clearly do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered. The most qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the process. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.Closing Date/Time: 12/16/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Pre-posted for viewing beginning December 2, 2022 through December 9, 2022. Applications are available online beginning: Friday, December 9, 2022 through 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 16, 2022. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. For more information about the Fire Recruit examination, go to the Fire Recruit Information Sheet Visit nationaltestingnetwork.com to register and sign up for the FireTeam examination. A fee is required to take the FireTeam examination. Fee waivers are available through the City of Long Beach. Proof of financial need is required. Please click on the link to complete the form: FireTeam Fee Waiver Request . The deadline to submit the request and proof of financial need is December 21, 2022. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Under immediate supervision in a training capacity, develops qualifications for the position of Firefighter; receives academy instruction in Fire Department Policies and Procedures, firefighting, hazardous materials handling, rescue techniques, emergency medical procedures, physical fitness techniques, safety procedures, community relations, and operation of firefighting equipment; observes and interacts, under supervision, with Fire Department personnel in the performance of firefighting and medical emergency duties; and performs training and/or administrative duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Qualified candidates must satisfy all requirements by the filing deadline, 4:30 p.m. on December 16, 2022: • A valid driver's license. • Eighteen (18) years of age or older. • High school diploma or GED equivalency. Completion of the FireTeam entry-level, firefighter examination is required. All testing must be completed through National Testing Network (NTN) by January 13, 2023. Applicants are encouraged to visit the website nationaltestingnetwork.com for more information and to schedule a testing date as soon as possible. Applicants are encouraged to complete their testing through NTN before the application filing period. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Candidates must possess all of the following: Ability to : read, comprehend, and retain technical training materials; endure strenuous physical activity requiring good balance, coordination, flexibility, and strength; make effective decisions; promote teamwork and effective human relations skills; effectively communicate orally and in writing. Willingness to comply with Long Beach Fire Department's Policies and Procedures, including grooming standards. Valid California State Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification and/or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Certification required at time of conditional job offer (anticipated date of conditional job offer April 2023 for Fire Recruit Academy 2023A). The Long Beach Fire Department will require successful completion of the Physical Ability Test (PAT) prior to interviews. Final candidates will be issued a conditional offer of employment and will be required to pass a thorough background investigation and job-related medical and psychological examinations. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Paramedic certification; trade experience in the fields of construction, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical or related experience; bilingual English/Spanish or English/Southeast Asian language skills; and college level Fire Science coursework/degree are desirable. SELECTION PROCEDURE EXAMINATION WEIGHTS: Application Packet.......................................Qualifying Math Examination.........................................Qualifying Reading Examination...................................Qualifying Mechanical Aptitude Examination............Qualifying Human Relations Video Examination.......100% For information on testing, compensation, orientation dates and benefits with the Long Beach Fire Department, click on Fire Recruit Information Sheet A minimum rating of 70 must be attained in each part of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. Certification by score bands will be considered based on an analysis of exam results. The resulting eligible list will remain in effect for at least one year. Screening of applicants will be conducted based on application submitted In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For the hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638. An Equal Opportunity Employer. J.O.B. F64NN-23 TM CSC 11/16/2022Closing Date/Time: 12/9/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Part Time
DESCRIPTION The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. The Energy Resources Department has an immediate opening for an Accounting Clerk III - Non Career in the Business Operations Bureau. This position will provide assistance to the Financial Services Division and report to a Senior Accountant. The position reports to 2400 East Spring Street, Long Beach, CA 90806. Non-career positions are part-time, seasonal, at-will positions that are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, they may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Non-career employees are limited to 1600 work hours per service year and are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours or duration of employment. This position will be scheduled to work approximately 28 hours per week. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Process simple accounting transactions; Assist with the monitoring of contracts and purchase orders; Maintain accounting records utilizing two or more automated accounting systems or subsystems, including data entry, report output, and review and analysis of reports; Reconcile accounts, such as Billing and Collection Systems, Fixed Asset System, and/or Bank Reconciliation; Perform all functions for handling and accounting of cash receipts, accounts payable, and accounts receivable; Establish and maintain accounts payable files and records to document transactions; Assist in month and year end invoice payment processes; Follow proper accounting methods and principals and City's payment policy; Communicate with internal and external parties about issues/ status of invoices; Other duties, as assigned. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must meet one of the following requirements A, B, or C stated below. One year of paid, full-time equivalent clerical accounting experience involving the maintenance of financial records pertinent to accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll or similar function. One year of education (24 semester units/36 quarter units) from an accredited college or university, which includes successful completion of intermediate to advanced level accounting coursework (proof required). Any combination of the education (proof required) and experience stated above equivalent to one year. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE: Proficiency in the maintenance and preparation of financial spreadsheets; Experience with financial systems and software; Excellent organizational and time management skills; Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities; Ability to work effectively with staff and management at all levels of the department; Ability to interact with vendors using courtesy and tact; Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills; Strong attention to detail; Basic Excel knowledge. SELECTION PROCEDURE Interested candidates must complete an online application with responses to the supplemental questionnaire by the close of filing on Sun d ay, December 18 , 2022, at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time). Those candidates determined to be best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which will include an interview by a selection panel. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered. This information is available in an alternate format by request to the Energy Resources Personnel Services Division at (562) 570-2063. If you require an accommodation because of a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process, please contact the Personnel Division. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender. Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The City of Long Beach is a vibrant city, rich in history and diversity. Known for great weather, strong neighborhoods, and recreational amenities (including award-winning parks and libraries, and over 5 miles of long, wide beaches), Long Beach is the 7th largest city in California, but still has a strong sense of community. The Office of the City Prosecutor is one of the busiest municipal prosecuting agencies in country, handling about 14,000 cases each year. The City Prosecutor's Office is also considered a national leader in innovative court diversion programs and community-based prosecution, giving it the distinction of being a model for other prosecuting agencies. Currently, the Long Beach City Prosecutor's Office seeks qualified candidates for the position of Deputy City Prosecutor. If you want to make a difference in your community and are willing to put in the work to ensure justice, this might be the job for you. Specifically, the office seeks: Deputy City Prosecutors with 1-2 years of experience Deputy City Prosecutors with 4 or more years of experience Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Khmer) candidates of any experience level are especially encouraged to apply. The City Prosecutor's Office strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The successful candidate will act as a prosecuting attorney, appear in court in several criminal departments, and will be responsible for conducting criminal misdemeanor trials and appeals on behalf of the City of Long Beach and the State of California. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE 1) Member of the California State Bar in good standing; 2) Significant experience in the area of criminal law, preferably as a criminal prosecutor in California; 3) Strong organizational skills; 4) Professionalism; 5) Ability to handle jury trials; 6) A positive and courteous attitude; and 7) Commitment to working as part of a team. SELECTION PROCEDURE The City of Long Beach is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted by the closing date after which interviews will be conducted. Candidates interested in working part-time, for example, as a second career or to job-share, may select both Part-Time and Full-Time on the employment application. The employer reserves the right to hire more than one candidate for each open position or to cancel all or part of this recruitment at any time. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. Closing Date/Time: 12/23/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for one at-will, unclassified full-time Community Program Specialist III to serve as the Homeless Management Information Sy stem (HMIS) Coordinator in the Homeless Services Bureau. Reporting to Data Analyst ( Community Program Specialist IV ) , t his position will conduct day-to-day operations of the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) project and will be the primary point of contact for the Long Beach data system . The position also develops strategies for using data-driven solutions for the Long Beach Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Program s . This position is located at the 333 W. Broadway and may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule. PLEASE NOTE: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. In accordance with the State Health Care Worker Vaccine Requirement, the Department of Health and Human Services may also require you to receive a COVID booster. Proof of vaccination (including booster, if applicable) will be required at the time of your pre-employment physical. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Collaborates with federal, state, and local agencies to integrate HMIS with other programs; D evelops a strategic plan for using HMIS to reduce long-term homelessness; Develops homeless assistance program performance metrics and data-driven policies; C oordinates the installation and implementation of HMIS software; M anages HMIS security and audit functions; maintains technical and quality standards for HMIS as determined by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development; Oversees the annual HMIS report; C oordinates and oversees the data component of the City of Long Beach's Biennial Homeless Count, oversees grant contract negotiations and monitors/ ensures compliance, performs complex data collection, evaluation, and analysis, and communicates conclusions, inferences, and results; L eads staff trainings on use of HMIS software and the collection of relevant data; and P erforms other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Public Administration, or closely related field. Professional experience coordinating grant programs, projects, and services may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Copy of degree or transcripts denoting degree conferment required. Two ( 2 ) year s full-time professional experience working in a position that is data intensive , contracts administration or provides quality assurance . A Master's Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Public Administration, or closely related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required professional experience. Valid motor vehicle operator license. (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months if out of state. DMV K4 driver license information report printout required during onboarding for California residents.) Required documents, such as transcripts, degrees and/or certification, must be uploaded to the online application at time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the documentation. Degrees must indicate the field of study and conferral date on diploma or transcript. Candidates who possess degrees from college or university from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with data systems or data related to homelessness or other social services Willingness and ability to work some evenings and weekends as required . Bilingual skills (Khmer, Spanish, Tagalog, and/or Vietnamese) SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE Ability to work cohesively in teams by consistently exercising tact, good judgment, and a proactive, problem-solving focused style. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills Strong organizational skills, ability to work independently and be flexible. Proficiency in the use of computers, including email, internet, Teams, and Microsoft Office, specifically Excel. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Thursday, December 15, 2022. To be considered, please apply online under "Current Openings" with your cover letter , resume , and proof of education (if qualifying with an academic degree or academic credits ) as attachments at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4102. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. This information is available in an alternative format by request at the agency contact on the bulletin. If a special accommodation is desired, please contact the agency two (2) business days prior to the test, if applicable. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. This information is available in an alternative format by request at the agency contact on the bulletin. If a special accommodation is desired, please contact the agency two (2) business days prior to the test, if applicable. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.Closing Date/Time: 12/15/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Applications are available online beginning: Friday, October 28, 2022, through 4:30 pm, Friday, December 16, 2022. Extended Filing Period Due to the number of applicants received, this recruitment has been extended to December 16, 2022. Applications received by November 28, 2022 will be processed with Test #01. Applicants may only apply once during a four-month period. Applications received by December 16, 2022 will be processed with Test #02. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. Some positions in this classification qualify for a Recruitment Incentive of up to $6,000. For more information on the City of Long Beach's Recruitment Incentive Program please click here . VACANCY INFORMATION : Some positions in this classification may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule. For more information on the Hybrid Work Program click here . SALARY INFORMATION: Grade I - $2,558.88-$3,478.16 biweekly Grade II - $2,760.32-$3,752.08 biweekly Grade III - $2,978.32-$4,052.00 biweekly Grade IV - $3,209.68-$4,371.76 biweekly EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The functions of the classification include, but are not limited to, those listed below: Performs professional personnel staff assignments by researching, analyzing and interpreting information and preparing correspondence and reports with recommendations to management on diverse personnel administration activities, issues, and problems; interprets the Civil Service Rules and Regulations, Salary Resolution, Personnel Ordinance, Personnel Policy and Procedures, collective bargaining agreements, Equal Employment Opportunity plan, and relevant sections of the Administrative Rules and Regulations, City charter, municipal code, Myers-Milias-Brown Act (MMBA) and Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) rulings; develops and implements new or revised programs, procedures and methods of operation; prepares and presents written and oral reports relating to various aspects of personnel administration and labor relations; develops, compiles, and analyzes statistical data and surveys; may conduct various personnel and disciplinary investigations; develops recommendations for resolution of inquiries, appeals, and/or complaints to both internal organization and external agencies; researches, compiles, and evaluates job analysis information and test validation data; develops employment selection examinations, performance analysis for validation studies, and modifies test based on analysis; coordinates, schedules, develops, and administers a variety of written, performance and oral employment examinations, including those in the public safety promotional series; develops classification specifications; conducts special studies, audits, and projects and, such as classification; and performs other related duties as required. This is not an inclusive list. Additional examples of duties are listed in the Civil Service Commission approved PERSONNEL ANALYST I-IV . REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field; Two years of recent professional personnel or administrative experience which required that applicant obtain a general knowledge of all or most of the following areas: benefits, recruitment, test development and validation, classification, salary administration, ADA, equal employment opportunity, employee training and development, labor relations, and general personnel administration; Experience offering specific and substantial preparation for the duties of the position may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis; A master's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Organizational Development, Industrial Relations, or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. *Proof of required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Degrees must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances; Knowledge of principles and terminology of employment selection, position classification, and salary administration; Knowledge of job analysis methodology; Knowledge of principles and practices of effective customer service techniques; Ability to operate a personal computer and business software; Ability to understand and interpret policies and procedures and explain them to others; Ability to collect, evaluate, and interpret data and make sound recommendation on complex issues; Ability to write clear, concise reports, and other materials; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Ability to use critical judgement in the evaluation of data and the development of plans, tests, reports, and other materials; Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with those encountered during work, including various levels of professional, managerial, administrative, and technical personnel. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in public sector area, labor relations, researching and analyzing employment practices, conducting personnel, disciplinary or equal employment opportunity investigations, utilizing applicant tracking systems (such as Neogov), and developing public safety promotional examinations. Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certificate, International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) Senior Certified Professional or Certified Professional certificate, or Association of Workplace Investigators Certificate Holder (AWI-CH). Bilingual/biliterate skills (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) may be desirable for some positions interacting with the public. A valid California Driver license may be required. SELECTION PROCEDURE EXAMINATION WEIGHTS: Application and Supplemental Application...................................................................................... ............................Qualifying Appraisal Interview (includes Writing Exercise)...................................................................................... ..................................100% A minimum rating of 70 must be attained in order to pass the examination. Certification by score bands will be considered based on analysis of test scores. The resulting eligible list will remain in effect for at least one year. Screening of applicants will be conducted on the basis of applications and required supplemental applications submitted. Only those candidates showing the strongest backgrounds in a comparative analysis will be invited to the examination process. Based on the number of applications accepted, the selection procedure may be changed. In the event a revision is necessary, the affected persons will be notified. The appraisal interview is tentatively scheduled for December 6, 2022 . If you have not received notification of the status of your application by November 30, 2022 , please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) are desirable for some position interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender. This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the examination(s) at (562) 570-6202. For the hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.An Equal Opportunity Employer. J.O.B E48AN-23 BN CSC:10/26/2022Closing Date/Time: 12/16/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 29, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. THE COMMUNITY Ideally located on the Pacific Ocean south of Los Angeles and just west of Orange County, Long Beach is the seventh-largest city in the State of California. Offering all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city, coupled with its strong sense of community and pride, Long Beach is one of the most vibrant communities in the country. The City has been referred to as the "Most Diverse City" in the country by USA Today and one of the "Best Communities for Young People" two years in a row. With its ideal location in Southern California, year-round comfortable climate, healthy business environment, and far-ranging cultural pursuits, the City is alive with activity. Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. Expansive beaches, three marinas, five golf courses, the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Queen Mary, and the annual Grand Prix of Long Beach serve to draw 6.5 million visitors a year. The City's full-service commercial airport has preferred flight schedules, carriers, and overall accessibility that makes it the travel-friendly alternative to other Southern California airports. In addition, Los Angeles' rail transit system, the most used light rail system in the country, connects the city to the entire region. Long Beach continues to make significant investments in its parks, beaches, streets, and other amenities (including a new city hall) indicative of the financial stability and health of the City. CITY GOVERNMENT Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members who are elected by district and a Mayor that is elected at large. Elected officials also include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. The Council Members and the Mayor are subject to a three-term limit, which allows them to serve for a maximum of twelve years. The City Council appoints a City Manager and a City Clerk. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of all City departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board, or Commission. The City of Long Beach provides all traditional public services. In addition to its traditional services, the City also maintains one of the world's busiest seaports, which serves as a leading gateway for international trade. Long Beach also has its own full-service commercial airport and is one of only three cities in California with its own Health Department. Long Beach is supported by a total FY 2023 budget of approximately $3.2 billion, with the General Fund budget totaling $670 million. More than 6,048 full and part-time employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by eleven employee associations. To learn more about the City of Long Beach, go to: www.longbeach.gov. THE DEPARTMENT The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is a nationally recognized and award-winning organization with 1,100 full-time/part-time staff and a budget of $58 million. The Department oversees facilities and programs that reflect the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community, including: Approximately 170 parks with more than 3,200 acres devoted to open space and recreation, 27 community centers, 3 public pools, 6 miles of beaches, 3 marinas, and 2 cemeteries. THE PARTNERSHIPS DIVISION The Park Planning and Partnerships Bureau (Bureau) was established in FY19 as a result of a realignment of Department functions to effectively invest in engaged park stakeholders. The Bureau is primarily responsible for community engagement and planning for park improvements, collaborating with partner departments for park capital improvement implementation, managing grants and other sources of revenue, and managing contracts with businesses and community organizations. The Partnerships Division is tasked with building strong community partnerships within the park system to offer additional services, programs and opportunities for park users above and beyond traditional park offerings. This varies from public benefit partnerships with community organizations that offer opportunities for the arts, gardening, and urban farming, to revenue generating functions such as the municipal tennis and golf operations managed through leases. The Division's goals are in alignment with the Parks Make Life Better: PRM Strategic Plan values of engagement, partnership, livability and innovation, and recognize the synergies that exist between the Department's mission and the community's desire to have an increasing level of ownership and participation in their park system. The Partnership Officer and Division staff have frequent interaction with Department Management and employees from all Department Bureaus, as well as employees from the Economic Development and Development Services Departments, the City Clerk and the City Attorney's Office. They also have direct interaction with lessees, vendors, businesses, and service providers performing work in City parks, beaches and marinas. There is a significant financial component, with Department contractual agreements being a large source of General Fund revenue that supports the Department's operation. THE POSITION Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is seeking an enthusiastic community-oriented partnerships manager who is able to strategically collaborate and leverage synergies to build relationships and develop partnerships that strengthen park outcomes. Under general supervision and reporting to the Park Planning & Partnerships Bureau Manager, the Partnership Officer position will develop the partnerships strategy for the Department's partnership portfolio, including managing strategic relationships with local organizations to advance the Department's mission, generate revenue and advance the Department's community impact. The position will also lead execution of contractual agreements for park partnerships, leases, management and concessionaire agreements, land use permits, and special uses for the City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine's 170 parks, 3,200 acres of open space and 6.1 miles of beaches. This position will develop and lead a highly active team of Administrative Analysts engaged in the development, negotiation, and preparation of Department contractual agreements, as well as relationship building, customer service and contractual compliance in support of the Department's partnership goals. SALARY & BENEFITS The Partnership Officer has an annual salary range of $95,000 to $112,000. Initial placement is dependent upon qualifications. Salary is commensurate with work experience and supplemented by the City's attractive benefits package which includes: Retirement - City offers CalPERS with a benefit of 2.5% @ 55 for Classic members or 2% at 62 for new employee members as defined by PEPRA, subject to the limitations set by PERS. Employee pays the employee portion. The City also participates in Social Security. Vacation - 12 days (96 hours) after one year of service; 15 days (120 hours) after four years, six months of service; 20 days (160 hours) after 19 years, six months of service. Executive Leave - Forty (40) hours per year. Sick Leave - One day (8 hours) earned per month; unlimited accumulation; conversion upon retirement to cash credit toward health and/or dental insurance premiums, or to pension credits. Holidays - Eleven (11) designated holidays per year, plus four floating personal holidays (8 hours per holiday). Monthly Transportation Allowance Health, Dental and Vision Insurance - The City offers HMO and PPO options for health and dental insurance coverage(s), in addition to vision coverage. The City pays a major portion of the premium for employee and eligible dependents depending on the health/dental plan selected. The City pays 100% of the monthly cost for vision coverage. Life Insurance - City-paid term life insurance policy equal to three times annual salary to a maximum of $500,000. Voluntary Life insurance options are also available for employee, spouse/RDP and dependent children. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Optional annual election for employees to reduce taxable income for payment of allowable childcare or medical expenses (via debit card). Disability - City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance. Employee can opt to self-pay the monthly premiums. Management Physical - Annual City-paid physical examination. Deferred Compensation - Voluntary retirement savings program available through MissionSquare (formerly known as ICMA-RC Retirement Corporation). City contributes 1% of employee's base pay to the employee's 457(b) plan; effective September 30, 2022, through September 30, 2023, the City will contribute 2% of employee's base pay to the employee's 457(b) account. Employees may opt to contribute up to the IRS annual limits as well. Technology Allowance - Monthly stipend. Gympass Health Advocate Additional benefits details can be viewed here: https://alliantbenefits.cld.bz/colb2023activebenguide EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The Partnership Officer Position builds relationships and develops new partnerships to support park programs, projects and services through the oversight of over 200 Department contracts, including the City's five municipal golf courses. The position is accountable for: Managing the Department's contracts which includes contract development, negotiation, execution and processing, coordination and compliance, extensions and amendments, financial collections and adjustments, troubleshooting contract related problems, and related duties as required; Preparing, reviewing and approving complex contract amendments, revisions, terminations, and close-outs and negotiate settlement of contract disputes; and interpreting and clarifying contract provisions; Ensuring the accuracy and completeness of contract documents through each step of the Department and City approval process so that contracts are consistent and conform with City policies and procedures; Understanding how to negotiate a Department contract that navigates political pressures, protects Department and City interests, provides a community benefit, and upholds policies and procedures; Collaborating with the Economic Development Department, who is responsible for the City's real estate transactions, and land RFPs; Building strong relationships with possible partners, community groups, educational institutions, funders, and business owners to identify partnership opportunities that support the Department's mission and provide a community benefit; Using technology to automate contract and partnership related processes, and build efficiencies into related processes; Compiling data and infographic or other visualization information for annual reports on the success of the Partnerships Division and the Department's partners; Assisting in the preparation of City Request for Proposals (RFP) and Request for Solutions (RFS); review proposals; make recommendations regarding the selection of consultants and/or contractors; perform field reviews; and recommend approval of contract change orders; Co-create partnership programs and communications strategies with Partners of Parks, including presentations, email campaigns, and messaging, social and digital communications leveraging existing and new digital marketing tool that helps communicate the benefits of parks and partnerships to various stakeholders; Evaluate proposals, and quotations; conduct revenue projections or valuation of community benefits and lead negotiations, maximizing value for the public while managing long-term Department costs and obligations; Assisting with the development and implementation of operating procedures; Supervising two Administrative Analyst staff members, applying sound supervisory principles and training techniques in building and maintaining an effective work force, and evaluating and coaching staff members to perform at their best; Prepare and/or review, and present staff reports to Parks and Recreation Commission, Marine Advisory Commission, and the Long Beach City Council as the work dictates, and manage the Golf Committee and its Subcommittees, consistent with City policies and procedures. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE This position is open to all candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Political or Social Science, Public Affairs, or a related field; Three (3) years' experience collaborating with partners and managing associated contractual and/or partnership agreements on behalf of a similar sized organization; Candidates must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license at the time of selection. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Prior supervisory experience in building a culture of collaboration is desirable; A Master's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field is desirable; Fluency in one of the three major City languages (Spanish, Khmer, Tagalog) is desirable; Knowledge of Long Beach and relationship building is desirable; The successful candidate will possess the following: Strong public speaking skills, with the ability to address complex topics; Ability to proactively manage a high volume of outbound and inbound activities across team members and contacts in a deadline-driven environment; A flexible and creative approach to work and ability to thrive in a fast-paced and constantly-shifting environment; Ability to initiate, develop and maintain productive working relationships with the wide variety of stakeholders who are critical to the success of our work; Ability to identify opportunities and synergies where partnerships can be developed for mutual benefit; Ability to use data to make data-driven decisions and process improvements; Ability to creatively solve problems while adhering to policies and procedures amidst differing political pressures; Experience navigating bureaucracy, managing programs and budgets, and interacting with and influencing various staff across the organization to move work through implementation steps to achieve progress or completion; Ability to lead staff effectively while focusing on customer service and communication with partners, lessees, and contract providers; Understanding of issues of equity, how it impacts the Department's operation and can use equity tools to influence outcomes; An appreciation of positive community impact and the ability to relate how their work is tied to outcomes that make Long Beach better. SELECTION PROCEDURE All candidates must submit a complete application, including a letter of interest and resume, no later than 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, January 3, 2023 . Additionally, candidates must also attach responses to the following three (3) supplemental questions: Please describe one or two assignments or projects you have implemented that demonstrate the range of your experience as it relates to the skills required to be successful in this position. Please describe your experience supervising subordinate staff. What is the biggest challenge? What have you learned about your own management weaknesses and strengths, and how have you used this information? Please describe a major accomplishment in your career for which you are proud of and why. What impact, if any, did this accomplishment have on the community? Responses are to be no more than one (1) page per question, and should be submitted as an attachment to this application (must be as a PDF document). All responses submitted will be used as part of the evaluation and selection process for the Partnership Officer position. Only the most qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3181. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. For technical issues with your application, please call (855) 524-5627.Closing Date/Time: 1/3/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION THE COMMUNITY Ideally located on the Pacific Ocean south of Los Angeles and just west of Orange County, Long Beach is the seventh-largest city in the State of California. Offering all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city, coupled with its strong sense of community and pride, Long Beach is one of the most vibrant communities in the country. The City has been referred to as the "Most Diverse City" in the country by USA Today and one of the "Best Communities for Young People" two years in a row. With its ideal location in Southern California, year-round comfortable climate, healthy business environment, and far-ranging cultural pursuits, the City is alive with activity. Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. Expansive beaches, three marinas, five golf courses, the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Queen Mary, and the annual Grand Prix of Long Beach serve to draw 6.5 million visitors a year. The City's full-service commercial airport has preferred flight schedules, carriers, and overall accessibility that makes it the travel-friendly alternative to other Southern California airports. In addition, Los Angeles' rail transit system, the most used light rail system in the country, connects the city to the entire region. Long Beach continues to make significant investments in its parks, beaches, streets, and other amenities (including a new city hall) indicative of the financial stability and health of the City. CITY GOVERNMENT Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members who are elected by district and a Mayor that is elected at large. Elected officials also include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. The Council Members and the Mayor are subject to a two-term limit, which allows them to serve for a maximum of eight years. The City Council appoints a City Manager and a City Clerk. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of all City departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board, or Commission. The City of Long Beach provides all traditional public services. In addition to its traditional services, the City also maintains one of the world's busiest seaports, which serves as a leading gateway for international trade. Long Beach also has its own full-service commercial airport and is one of only three cities in California with its own Health Department. Long Beach is supported by a total FY 2023 budget of approximately $3.2 billion, with the General Fund budget totaling $670 million. More than 6,048 full and part-time employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by eleven employee associations. To learn more about the City of Long Beach, go to: www.longbeach.gov . THE DEPARTMENT The Human Resources Department provides the full range of human resources supports services to 23 departments throughout the City. HR's services include labor relations, employee relations, benefits, training, salary and classification administration, HRIS administration, oversight of personnel investigations, EEO compliance, occupational health services, risk management, and safety compliance. We believe that the City's greatest assets are its employees, and take great pride in managing the systems that support a highly productive, innovative, caring, and customer-oriented workforce. Our mission is to provide leadership and operational support to City departments to enhance their ability to recruit and retain a qualified, diverse workforce and to effectively manage business risk. We are committed to being strategic partners with all departments to ensure that the City has the talent and resources needed to provide great services to the community. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The Special Projects Officer is an at-will management position that reports to the Chief of Labor Relations. The position plays a critical role on the Labor Relations team, executing project management-related assignments and coordinating the implementation of bargaining agreements. The position's responsibilities include: Administers tracking of active and completed engagements with labor partners, including meet and confers, contract bargaining, hearings, grievances, etc., serving as the project manager for the Labor Relations team Manage intake, documentation, timeline, and closures of meet and confers, grievances, unfair practice charges, etc., including the drafting and dissemination of noticing and closure letters Administers processes and protocols for the creation, tracking, and organization of active proposals in collective bargaining, setting deadlines for the labor relations team and stakeholders across the City to make sure that proposals are developed and exchanged in a timely manner Plan and coordinate the preparation for negotiations, including total compensation studies, salary surveys, and planning with other departments and stakeholders Coordinate and direct other teams and departments to support the implementation of labor agreements and related business processes, working closely with budget, payroll, legal, and other internal teams City as needed Upon reaching an agreement with labor partners, develops and executes implementation matrices, memos, etc. to impacted departments and/or employees, providing guidance around the specific provisions of a negotiated agreement to ensure compliance. With the guidance and support of the labor team, leads specific meet and confers based on areas of expertise Partners with the financial management to create processes and protocols at every phase of the bargaining process for tight coordination between the budget and labor relations teams regarding the financial cost of labor agreements. Support ongoing Labor-related business processes in the City of Long Beach systems, preparing routine correspondence and reports as needed Researches and provides accurate information and data to the Chief of Labor Relations as needed Provides effective supervision and leadership to staff and ensures that operational goals and objectives are being met. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate has strong analytical abilities, a proven background as a successful project manager, and familiarity with Human Resources and Labor Relations business processes. They will also demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of public personnel/HR administration, including employee relations, labor relations, FMLA, FLSA, etc. Working knowledge of federal and state employment and labor law, Civil Service Rules, human resources policies, and procedures, and the ability to interpret other complex guidelines, labor contracts, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures. Proven track record as a successful project manager of large, complex workstreams with multiple stakeholders and competing priorities Ability to analyze complex HR/Labor Relations issues and develop sound and creative solutions Results-oriented, flexible, innovative, strategic, resourcefulness, accepts accountability, energetic and customer service oriented Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the City including department managers, public officials, employees, and their representatives. Comfortable working situations that may be confrontational and adversarial Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to be a spokesperson and represent City management in small and large group settings REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Education: Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a directly related field. Professional experience in human resources may be substituted for each year of required education on a year-for-year basis. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in human resources. Experience in a lead capacity working in a government Human Resources environment, executing project management-related assignments, and coordinating the implementation of bargaining agreements is preferred. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. SELECTION PROCEDURE The deadline to apply is 4:30 PM on Dember 20 , 2022 . This position is only open to current City of Long Beach employees. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter that reflects the scope and level of their current/most recent positions and responsibilities, and responses to supplemental questions. Incomplete applications or candidates who clearly do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered. Closing Date/Time: 12/20/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION THE COMMUNITY Ideally located on the Pacific Ocean south of Los Angeles, adjacent to Orange County, the City of Long Beach, California (population 470,000) is frequently described as a series of strong, diverse interwoven smaller communities within a large city. Enjoying an ideal Southern California climate, Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. The Long Beach Convention Center, Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary, and the annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, plus a wide variety of other attractions (two historic ranchos, three marinas, and five golf courses), serve to draw 6.5 million visitors a year. The City is also home to California State University, Long Beach and Long Beach City College. Cal State Long Beach is the second largest university in the state and was recently ranked the No. 3 best-value public college in the nation. Covering approximately 50 square miles, Long Beach is supported by a wide mix of industries with education, health and social services, manufacturing, retail trade, and professional services comprising the highest representation. Known for its livable and desirable neighborhoods, Long Beach was named by America's Promise Alliance as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People two years in a row. While it offers all the amenities of a large metropolis, many say Long Beach offers the added benefit of having maintained a strong sense of community and cohesiveness despite its growth. A superb climate, quality schools, a vibrant downtown, and a wide variety of neighborhoods help make Long Beach one of the most livable communities in the country. CITY GOVERNMENT Long Beach, a charter city formed in 1897, is governed by nine City Council Members elected by district and a city-wide elected Mayor. Other elected officials include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. The elected officials are elected to staggered four-year terms. The City Council appoints the City Manager and City Clerk. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of all City departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board or Commission. Long Beach is one of only three cities in California with its own Health Department and one of the very few municipalities with its own Water and Energy Resources Departments. In 2019, the City of Long Beach and Plenary Properties Long Beach unveiled the completion of the new four-building Long Beach Civic Center, which includes a new City Hall and Port Administration Building. The tree-lined pedestrian plaza is reflective of an innovative public-private partnership and the Civic Center is designed to revitalize the civic core of downtown to serve residents, attract visitors, and provide safe and efficient city operations. The City is supported by a FY2023 total budget of $3.2 billion with a General Fund budget of $669 million. It has a FY 2023 Capital Improvement Budget of $500 million. Long Beach employs approximately 6,048 full-time equivalent staff. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES THE POSITION The Fire Chief is accountable to the City Manager for the administration, management and efficient operations of all Fire Department resources. They are responsible for the command and control of all personnel and activities of the Fire Department incidental to the protection of life and property within the City of Long Beach, including the Long Beach Airport and the Port of Long Beach. The Fire Chief has the responsibility and authority to plan, direct and implement policy and procedures to all bureaus, division, and sections to properly carry out the mission of the department and respond to the needs of a large, complex, and diverse community. The Fire Chief is also required to respond to emergencies as necessary and assume incident command of Emergency operations. The Long Beach Fire Department is currently supported by 544 FTEs along with an FY 23 budget of $153,476,070 . THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The next Fire Chief will be a transformational leader who can modernize a well-established and respected urban Fire department. They will have a track record of leading strategic large-scale change that reflects a contemporary approach to the delivery of fire and emergency medical services. The ideal candidate will have a strong command presence and be considered a role model in their agency as well as throughout the profession. They will have a history of holding people accountable to high professional and performance standards. The new Chief will be an experienced mentor who takes pride in expanding the knowledge and skill base of others thereby developing future leaders in local government. With a leadership style that conveys a sense of urgency, they will possess the courage to make decisions and act even under the most difficult circumstances. The future leader of this department will have a history of being an excellent steward of resources with extensive administrative experience in overseeing personnel functions and managing substantial budgets. The new Fire Chief will have a history of treating resource challenges as opportunities for innovation with a willingness to explore non-traditional strategies that will ultimately result in greater responsiveness to evolving service demands that are largely medical-related. A strong business mindset which includes a sophisticated understanding of how technology and data can be used effectively in the allocation and management of resources is necessary to succeed in this role. The ability to interpret such data will require exceptional analytical skills. Advanced knowledge regarding meaningful performance measures and alternative service delivery models that can be tailored to best meet the needs of a given community will be expected. The ideal candidate will have a reputation for being a progressive leader in the industry. They will convey impressive familiarity with current industry trends, emerging concepts as well as best practices. Not constrained by tradition or department precedent, they will be expected to display a 21st century mindset that is inspired by new ideas, insists on flawless integrity, and is impassioned by continuous improvement. An inclusive leader, they will embrace diversity and gender equity in the profession. Previous success in recruiting, developing, and retaining diverse representation in the sworn ranks will be considered favorably. Prior or current experience in a civil service environment and familiarity with effective labor relations will be advantageous for the new Chief. The candidate selected will be an effective and transparent communicator who proactively and consistently engages the organization at all levels on a regular basis. They will be an outgoing professional who embraces opportunities to interact in meaningful ways with this diverse and complex community. The next Chief will be expected to have a visible presence throughout the city and must demonstrate sophisticated political acumen while remaining apolitical. As a collaborative member of the City's Executive Management Team, the Fire Chief shall view themselves as an equal business partner with their colleagues who is dedicated to fiscal vitality of the entire municipality. To that end, the candidate selected will need to apply critical thinking far beyond the confines of public safety to create the highest value for City leaders and the community. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education, Training and Experience To be considered for this opportunity candidates must have: • Candidates must hold the current rank of Deputy/ Assistant Chief (or equivalent) or above in an urban municipal Fire Department or hold the current rank of Battalion Chief with Long Beach Fire Department. • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in senior command level in a large fire department. • At least 3 years of supervisory/managerial experience. • Possession of a valid California Driver's License. Out of state candidates will be required to obtain a California Driver's license upon hire. Highly Desirable Qualifications • Prior or current California service along with experience in a department of similar complexity is preferred. • CA State Fire Marshal Chief Officer Certification • A Bachelor's Degree with major coursework in fire science, public administration, business administration, or closely related field. SELECTION PROCEDURE APPLICATION PROCESS This recruitment will close at 11:59pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. To be considered, applicants must submit an online application, resume, cover letter, and supplemental questionnaire as PDF attachments. Applications can be filed at www.longbeach.gov/jobs . Following the close of the filing period, applications will be reviewed and those most qualified will be invited to participate in the selection process. Incomplete applications or candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered. Please note: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. If you require this information in an alternative format or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in any phase of the application process, please request when submitting your application or call (562) 570-6552.. For any inquiries regarding this recruitment please email HR-TalentAcquisition@longbeach.gov . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.Closing Date/Time: 12/21/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 19, 2022
Part Time
DESCRIPTION The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. The Department of Public Works, Public Service Bureau has immediate openings for non-career, Maintenance Assistant's. The incumbent will perform a variety of maintenance duties, such as facility maintenance, tree trimming; street, sidewalk and pothole repair. Other duties include, traffic signing, striping, signal repair, and assisting with other related assignments. Non-career positions are part-time, seasonal, at-will positions that are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however they may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Non-career employees are limited to 1600 work hours per service year and are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours or duration of employment. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Performs a variety of routine semi-skilled maintenance duties including: assisting in grass, shrub and tree cultivation; assisting in simple cement, carpentry and painting work; salvaging and reconditioning pipe and other material and equipment; and other related maintenance duties. Operates various light to medium vehicles and equipment. Reports hazardous conditions and needed repairs. May work as a member of a construction, building maintenance, or street maintenance crew. May operate vehicles and/or equipment; may use hand, power, or pneumatic tools. Performs other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A valid California Class C Driver License; Willingness to endure long periods of physical labor and to lift and move heavy objects (A medical exam by the City Occupational Health Officer is required to verify if an individual is physically capable of performing the essential functions of these positions.) Willingness to report to work for emergencies within thirty minutes at a location within the City limits Willingness to work an irregular schedule, including various hours, shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime, as necessary, Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL DEMONSTRATE: Ability to use hand and power tools used in skilled trades, maintenance, or custodial work Ability provide excellent customer service and interact courteously with the public Ability to use simple arithmetic and ente r data into a personal computer accurately SELECTION PROCEDURE Interested candidates must complete an online application with responses to the supplemental application and attach their resume (in PDF format) by the close of filing on Sun day, December 4, 2022 at 11:59 PM. Only qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the selection process which may include an interview by a selection panel. Not all applicants will be contacted. Selected candidates will be required to pass a Department of Justice Live Scan background check and a job-related physical examination. This information is available in an alternative format by request to the Department of Public Works, Personnel Division, at (562) 570-4686. If you require an accommodation because of a disability in order to participate in any phase of the application process, please request when submitting your application or contact the Personnel Division at (562) 570-4686. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS VALUES AND ENCOURAGES DIVERSITY IN ITS WORKFORCE. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.Closing Date/Time: 12/4/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 18, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. The Department of Economic Development has an immediate opening for a full-time, unclassified, Executive Assistant. The incumbent reports directly to the Director of Economic Development. The Executive Assistant is expected to exercise a high degree of strict confidentiality, initiative, and resourcefulness. This demanding position requires an energetic, organized, flexible individual who responds well in a fast - paced environment and has exceptional customer service skills. The incumbent is expected to compose, type, edit. proof read correspondence and reports; manage calendars, arrange meetings, and coordinate travel for executive managers. The Executive Assistant provides executive level administrative support, customer service, and communicates with the City Council and City Manager's office. The position will also serve as the Department liaison to the public, elected officials, City Manager's Office and other departments. Additional responsibilities include executive level support, coordination, department workflow tracking, public requests for information, reports and assignments; and, coordination of special projects as needed. The position will lead and coordinate Department support staff functions to ensure consistent and professional procedures are utilized. This position is not eligible to receive the Transportation Allowance. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Composes, types, edits, and proofs correspondence, reports, and documents Manages calendars and arranges meetings and travel for busy executive managers. Serves as Department liaison to the public, elected officials, City Manager's Office, and departments by providing information and assistance. Leads for all aspects of City Council letter processing Coordinates and tracks Department workflow including requests for information, reports, and assignments Leads and coordinates Department support staff functions to ensure consistent and professional procedures are utilized throughout the Department Maintains electronic and hardcopy files Coordinates special projects REQUIREMENTS TO FILE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Five years of progressively responsible full-time experience in administrative assistant, secretarial, or executive assistant positions. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS College degree preferred Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills Experience in a public service/government agency setting is highly desirable Graphic design skills SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL DEMONSTRATE Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization. Ability to handle confidential issues in a professional manner. Thorough knowledge of office procedures, time management skills, and organizational policies and procedures and administrative regulations. Ability to work independently with minimal direction, exercising excellent judgment in carrying out responsibilities. Ability to initiate workflow to maintain smooth office operations. Exceptional customer service skills. Thorough knowledge of City Departments and the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with sensitive matters. Ability to respond with flexibility to changing or competing priorities. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, December 18, 2022. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit an online application, including resume and cover letter, that reflects the scope and level of their current/most recent positions and responsibilities. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. It is anticipated that an initial assessment of the most qualified candidates will occur in January 2023. Incomplete applications or candidates who do not meet the minimum qualifications for the position will not be considered. The final appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a thorough reference/background check and a City-provided pre-employment physical. AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3693. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION This position is currently funded for a limited-term of two years (funding anticipated to be through December 31, 2024) and must be agreed to prior to accepting employment. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. The Long Beach City Attorney seeks to employ a full-time staff attorney with strong transactional skills to work in the Departmental Counsel division. A minimum of three years' experience in varied public law work including contracts, prevailing wage, and the Brown Act is preferred. The candidate must be comfortable and confident appearing before local boards and commissions in a variety of administrative settings. Responsibilities include providing advice to all City departments, boards and commissions; preparing legal opinions, contracts, ordinances and resolutions; and representing the City in both civil and administrative proceedings. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Provide City departments with legal advice and opinions regarding municipal, State and Federal law. Provide legal research, advice and draft a variety of municipal construction documents, permits, and grant documents. Draft a variety of municipal ordinances and resolutions. Perform other related duties as assigned or requested, including occasional administrative hearings or litigation matters. BENEFITS The City offers an attractive benefits package that includes the following: Retirement - City offers CalPERS with a benefit of 2.5% @ 55 for Classic members or 2% at 62 for new members as defined by PEPRA, subject to the limitations set by PERS. Employee pays the employee portion. The City also participates in Social Security. Vacation - Twelve (12) days after one year of service; 15 days after 4½ years of service; 20 days after 19½ years of service. Use of vacation days after 6 months of service. Executive Leave - Forty (40) hours per year. Sick Leave - Ninety-six (96) hours or twelve (12) days per year, with unlimited accrual; conversion upon retirement to cash credit toward health and/or dental insurance premiums, or to pension credits. Paid Parental Leave - After six (6) months of City employment, up to 30 calendar days (160 hours) of PPL, taken in full-day increments, in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child, up to the age of seventeen (17). Holidays - Eleven (11) designated holidays per year plus four (4) personal holidays to be used at the employee's discretion. Health Insurance - Two medical plans are available: HMO or PPO. The City pays major portion of the premium for employee and dependents depending on the health/dental plan selected. Dental Insurance - Two dental plans are available for employees and dependents : HMO or PPO. Vision - Comprehensive exams covered every 12 months with discounts on exams and on glasses/ contacts. Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Optional election for employees to reduce taxable income for payment of allowable childcare or medical expenses. Life Insurance - City-paid term life insurance policy. Disability - City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance. Management Physical - Annual City-paid physical examination. Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plan - City contributes $75 a month to a supplementary retirement savings program available through ICMA Retirement Corporation. Bereavement Leave - Three days for death or critical illness of family member and three days of accrued sick leave if needed. Monthly Transportation Allowance Public Service Loan Forgiveness - May be eligible. Alternate Work Schedule - 9/80 (Alternate Fridays off). Hybrid Work Program - Combination of in-office and telecommuting. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Graduation from law school accredited by the ABA or the California Committee of Bar Examiners. A member of the California State Bar in good standing with no prior history of discipline. Three years of legal experience working as an attorney. A valid California Class C driver's license. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL DEMONSTRATE Current and detailed knowledge of Municipal Law including administrative and civil proceedings with an emphasis in municipal contracting. Clear and concise oral and written communication skills. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and ensure timely completion. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or instruction. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Windows 10. Ability to interact professionally with all levels of personnel. Excellent attendance, professional appearance and demeanor. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Three years of general municipal law experience. Experience in dealing with public contracting laws and general advice and counsel. Experience working with boards or commissions subject to the Brown Act. SPECIAL NOTE This is an "at-will" position. The appointed candidate will serve at the discretion of the City Attorney, and can be released at any time. In such an event, the candidate is not afforded the right to any appeal or grievance procedure under any rule or regulation of the City of Long Beach. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at 4:30 PM (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, December 7 , 2022 . To be considered, applicants must submit a complete application packet which includes an online application, supplemental questionnaire, proof of degree(s), and a cover letter and resume in PDF format. The application, cover letter and resume should highlight all areas in which applicants have developed expertise, matching their professional experience as it relates to the position. Incomplete application packets that clearly do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered. The most qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender. This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-2200. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Office of the City Attorney two (2) business days prior to the interview(s) at (562) 570-2200. An Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have questions about this recruitment, please email cityattorney@longbeach.gov. For technical support with governmentjobs.com application, contact (855) 524-5627.Closing Date/Time: 12/7/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 16, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION EXTENDED TO 12.13.2022 The Long Beach Water Department has an exciting opportunity for a Safety Specialist III (Provisional) . The Long Beach Water Department is a Commission-governed department of the City of Long Beach consisting of over 230 employees and operating with an annual budget of approximately $180 million. All provisional appointments are temporary and valid until a priority or eligible list becomes available for the classification. Provisional appointments are valid for 150 days unless extended and approved by Civil Service Commission. If you want to be considered for this position permanently, you must go through the Civil Service examination process. If you are not selected to fill the position on a permanent basis, your provisional appointment will be terminated. For City Employees: if you hold permanent status in another classification, you will be reinstated back to the position you held before the provisional appointment. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. For more information about the Long Beach Water Department, please visit www.lbwater.org . EXAMPLES OF DUTIES This position performs advanced journey-level duties of a large scope with a high level of independence and responsibility for developing and implementing comprehensive safety programs for large, complex divisions in compliance with federal and state law and regulations. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Participates in developing, implementing, coordinating, and administering a comprehensive health and safety management program for the Water Department, including industrial safety, occupational health and safety, hazardous materials and hazard abatement, and accident prevention programs, to ensure compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations for employee occupational health and safety; Coordinates and conducts a variety of training classes and programs to ensure employee compliance with City safety measures, including confined space, air monitoring, personal protective equipment, respiratory protection, construction and work zone traffic safety, fall protection, alcohol and drug awareness, lifting techniques, CPR and first aid, hearing protection, hazard communications, hazardous waste operations and emergency response and others; tracks dates and schedules required annual retraining classes; Conducts manager and supervisor training on managing employee health and safety; Conducts and participates in safety meetings; Conducts special and periodic health and safety inspections of City facilities and operations, such as construction job sites, to identify safety and environmental hazards; Performs routine job safety analyses of facilities, equipment, work areas and work practices and prepares reports of findings and recommendations; performs industrial and chemical hygiene and noise monitoring of specific work sites and locations; performs and/or coordinates ergonomic evaluations of employee work stations and processes; performs periodic special inspections and investigations, including noise level analyses, indoor air quality and others; follows up to ensure action on safety and other abatement notices; Responds to the scene of employee personal injury accidents and environmental related incidents and conducts accident/incident investigations; analyzes details, devises effective countermeasures and prepares detailed reports of findings and recommended remedial actions; prepares incident documentation and necessary reporting; Participates in drafting new safety policies and procedures; reviews work specifications for safety and health regulations and codes; enforces City safety and health policies and procedures; Maintains departmental records for federal and state occupational health and safety regulatory compliance; Periodically checks the operation of, monitors and calibrates safety equipment to ensure conformance with City standards in use; Performs other related duties as required. Incumbent may also act as a lead. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Minimum requirements for a Safety Specialist III include the following: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in occupational health studies, environmental studies, industrial health, safety management, safety technology, or a closely related field AND at least four (4) years of increasingly responsible paid, full-time equivalent experience in occupational health and safety programs, including conducting accident or safety investigations or designing and conducting employee safety training programs and thorough knowledge of the Citywide Safety Program rules, policies and procedures. Additional experience offering specific and substantial preparation to perform the duties of the classification may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. A valid driver's license, or the ability to arrange necessary and timely transportation for field travel, is required. The ideal candidate will also have the following: Ability to work productively and positively with all levels of the organization. Experience with and/or knowledge of chemical hygiene protocol. Experience developing and conducting safety trainings. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close on the date and time listed above. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must click the Apply link and submit an online application and upload a resume, cover letter, and any applicable degree or transcripts . Applicants must also complete the online supplemental questionnaire. Following the final filing deadline, all applications and supplemental questionnaires will be evaluated to determine the most qualified applicants. Incomplete applications or applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered. If you require an accommodation because of a disability to participate in any phase of the application process, or if you would like to request this information in an alternate format, please contact Meg Rau, Administrative Officer, at Meg.Rau@lbwater.org or 562.570.2375. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.Closing Date/Time: 12/13/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 09, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The Long Beach Water Department is seeking applicants for the position of Manager of Sewer Operations , which is an at-will, division-level management position. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. The City of Long Beach Community Ideally located on the Pacific coast just south of Los Angeles and adjacent to Orange County, the City of Long Beach, California is at once a Southern California seaside resort, an urban metropolis with a diverse economy, and a tapestry of small neighborhoods whose international cultures are woven into a tightly knit yet heterogeneous community. Long Beach enjoys a quintessential Southern California climate that makes its abundance of cultural and recreational options appealing throughout the year. It boasts six miles of beaches and numerous beautiful parks and open spaces, as well as The Long Beach Convention Center, Aquarium of the Pacific, and the annual IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach. Along with a variety of other attractions that include two historic ranchos, three marinas, and five golf courses, the City's many offerings help to draw 5.5 million visitors every year. The community's economy is further supported by a wide variety of industries including education, health and social services, manufacturing, retail trade, and professional services, among others. The City is a hotbed for startup activity, education, and ingenuity. Also located within the City are Long Beach City College and California State University, Long Beach, which has repeatedly been named a "Best Value College" in the nation by Kiplinger. Serving the K-12 student population, the Long Beach Unified School District consistently attracts international recognition for increasing student achievement and public education best practices and consistently ranks among the Top 10 urban school districts in the country in a variety of reports and rating systems. Committed to using technology to help deliver the best possible services, Long Beach has been named among the Top 10 "Digital City" in America for seven consecutive years. The seventh largest city in California and one of the most diverse in the country, Long Beach offers its residents and visitors all the amenities of a large metropolis while maintaining a strong sense of community and cohesiveness throughout a wide variety of unique and desirable neighborhoods. Long Beach is known for being bike-friendly and has been ranked the 10th most walkable city in the nation in both 2016 and 2017. For more information about the City of Long Beach, please visit their website at www.longbeach.gov. The City of Long Beach Government Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members who are elected by district and a Mayor that is elected at-large. Elected officials also include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. The Council Members and the Mayor are subject to a three-term limit, which allows them to serve for a maximum of twelve years. The City Council appoints a City Manager and a City Clerk. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of all City departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board or Commission. Long Beach is a full service City providing all traditional public services. In addition to its traditional services, Long Beach also maintains one of the world's busiest seaports, which serves as a leading gateway for international trade. The City also has its own full-service commercial airport, an Energy Resources Department, and is one of only three cities in California with its own Health Department. Long Beach is supported by a total FY2022 budget of approximately $3 billion, with the General Fund budget totaling $625 million. More than 5,500 full and part-time employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by 12 employee associations. The Long Beach Water Department The Long Beach Water Department is a Commission-governed department of the City of Long Beach consisting of over 230 employees and operating with an annual budget of approximately $180 million. Established July 1, 1911, by the City Charter, the Department's functions are to regulate and control the use, sale, and distribution of water owned or controlled by the City. In February 1988, the Department assumed the responsibility of the various functions of the City's sewer system, including operations and maintenance. The Department's service area encompasses the boundaries of the City, an area of approximately 50 square miles, and includes a water distribution system of 907 miles with nearly 90,000 service connections, and a sanitary sewer system totaling 712 miles of sewer pipelines. In addition, the Department has a 62.5 million-gallon-per-day Groundwater Treatment Plant and Water Quality Laboratory considered one of the most modern facilities of its kind in the world. Without water, Long Beach as we know it would cease to exist. Having an adequate supply of fresh water, made easily available at an affordable rate, is the cornerstone of any livable community, and keeping that water supply clear, safe, and constant increases quality of life. The swift removal of sanitary sewage from Long Beach residences and places of business is critical to the health of the City. Efficient, safe delivery of the City's wastewater to nearby wastewater treatment facilities is another valuable service of the Department, provided at one of the lowest sewer rates in the United States. For more information about the Long Beach Water Department, please visit www.lbwater.org. The Sewer Operations Division The Sewer Operations Division has an operating budget of over $1.5 Million and 33 full-time positions. It is responsible for routine and preventative maintenance for the City's 712 miles of Sewer mainlines. Key functions include sewer cleaning using hydro-jetting, sewer inspections using closed-circuit televising (CCTV), and sewer spot repairs. The Manager of Sewer Operations also oversees the FOG (Fats, Oils, and Grease) control program in partnership with the Bureau of Environmental Health. Effective implementation of the Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP), proficiency in industry best practices, and collaboration with internal and external partners will be essential for success. The Manager of Sewer Operations Position Under the direction of the Director of Water and Sewer Field Operations, plans, organizes and directs sewer field operations; oversees the preventative and routine field maintenance activities including the cleaning, inspection, and repair of sewer mains and sewer laterals; ensures the efficient, safe, and reliable operation of the city's public sewer collection system; ensures adherence to applicable regulatory standards, execution of the Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP), and delivery of exceptional customer service; trains, supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Plans, organizes, and directs sewer field operations to achieve goals and objectives; monitors sewer field activities routinely to ensure compliance with safety requirements, operational efficiencies, state, federal, and local regulatory standards, laws, and protocols. Directs the timely execution of Long Beach Water Department's Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP) and ensures implementation of all plan components. Provides leadership and collaborates with staff to ensure a high-quality customer service environment that supports the Department's objectives and values. Trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned staff; interviews and selects employees and recommends and implements personnel actions including hiring, promotions, transfers, reassignments, and disciplinary actions. Ensures section Supervisors are providing effective and appropriate direction to their respective areas of responsibility, Ensures timely response to Sewer System Overflows (SSOs) and implements protocols to minimize the frequency of their occurrence. Oversees Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) program including FOG control program for food service establishments, and public outreach to residential customers. Monitors field activities routinely to ensure compliance with safety requirements with local, state, and federal agencies such as OSHA, DOT, SWRCB, and EPA. Researches and recommends changes in materials or processes as new technology, materials, and equipment become available. Makes improvements and modifications as needed to enhance operational efficiencies. Provides technical expertise, information, and assistance to the Director of Water and Sewer Field Operations regarding assigned functions; assists in the formulation and development of sewer operations policies, procedures, and programs. Prepares and maintains a variety of narrative and statistical reports, tracking forms, records, and files related to personnel and assigned activities; prepares written correspondence. Communicates with Department colleagues, contractors, other City Departments, customers, and outside organizations to coordinate activities, facilitate projects and tasks, resolve issues, and exchange information. Assists in the development and preparation of the annual budget for sewer operations, including personnel and operations and maintenance (O&M) budgets; analyzes and reviews budgetary and financial data; controls and authorizes expenditures in accordance with established limitations. Ensures appropriate availability of personnel for after-hours emergency response needs. Oversees contract management including the development of specifications, request for proposals, bid evaluations, and related activities for the procurement of goods and services for the Division. May provide temporary coverage for other Operations Managers and/or the Director of Water and Sewer Field Operations. Operates a computer, mobile device(s), and a variety of internal and external software and database systems. Drives a vehicle to conduct work as assigned. Participates in and leads a variety of meetings and trainings. Performs other duties as required. Salary and Benefits The salary range for this position is $115,000 to $152,000 per year. Placement within the range will be commensurate with qualifications. The City's compensation package also encompasses an attractive benefits package that includes the following: Retirement - City offers CalPERS with a benefit of 2.5% @ 55 for Classic members or 2% at 62 for new members as defined by PEPRA, subject to the limitations set by PERS. Employee pays the employee portion. The City also participates in Social Security. Vacation - 12 days accrued per calendar year (eligible to use accruals after 6 months of service); 15 days accrued per calendar year after 4.5 years of service; 20 days accrued per calendar year after 19.5 years of service. Executive Leave - Forty (40) hours per year. Sick Leave - Ninety-six (96) hours or twelve (12) days per year, with unlimited accrual; conversion upon retirement to cash credit toward health and/or dental insurance premiums, or to pension credits. Paid Parental Leave - After six (6) months of City employment, up to 30 calendar days (160 hours) of PPL, taken in full-day increments, in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child, up to the age of seventeen (17). Holidays - Eleven designated holidays per year and four personal holidays to be used at the employee's discretion. Health Insurance - Two medical plans are available: HMO or PPO. The City pays major portion of the premium for employee and dependents depending on the health/dental plan selected. Dental Insurance - Two dental plans are available for employees and dependents: HMO or PPO. Vision - Comprehensive exams covered every 12 months with discounts on exams and on glasses/ contacts. Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Optional election for employees to reduce taxable income for payment of allowable childcare or medical expenses. Life Insurance - City-paid term life insurance policy equal to three times annual salary to a maximum of $500,000. Disability - City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance. Management Physical - Annual City-paid physical examination. Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plan - Optional for employee contribution to a supplementary retirement savings program available through ICMA Retirement Corporation. Bereavement Leave - Three days for death or critical illness of family member and three days of accrued sick leave if needed. Technology Allowance - Monthly stipend. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Required Education and Experience: Five (5) years of experience in an organization with direct responsibilities for sanitary sewer collection systems, water distribution systems, and/or water treatment facilities, two years of which must have been at a supervisory level. Required Licenses and/or Certifications: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Collection System Maintenance Certification, Grade IV issued by the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) is required within 2 years of appointment. Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in California or possession of an equivalent Collection System Maintenance Certification from an out-of-state's primacy agency may be substituted for the CWEA Grade IV Certification. Desirable Qualifications: Possession of California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Certifications in Water Distribution, Water Treatment, and/or Wastewater Treatment. Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING: Knowledge of: Best management principles for sewer operations, procedures, and standard practices. Methods and practices of sewer cleaning, CCTV inspections, and sewer construction. Concepts in collection system maintenance, including mathematical computations of volume, flow, and pressure. Principles and practices of project management. Implementation of preventative maintenance programs. Principles and practices of administration, supervision, and training. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. Tools, materials, equipment, and procedures utilized in sewer operations and maintenance activities. Budget preparation and control. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Oral and written communication skills. Health and safety regulations and procedures. Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures related to sanitary sewer collection systems. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy. Operation of a computer and assigned software. Ability to: Organize, implement, and direct sewer operations functions including sewer cleaning, CCTV inspections, and sewer point repairs. Train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of assigned staff. Analyze data and make recommendations to improve division performance. Ensure compliance with industry-specific laws, regulations, requirements, and procedures related to sanitary sewer collection systems, and SSOs. Interpret, apply, and explain Department rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, in person, over the telephone, and through use of current media platforms. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Operate a computer and assigned software. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Meet schedules and timelines. Work independently with little direction. Plan, prioritize, and organize work. Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports. Prepare and maintain a variety of records and files related to assigned activities. Read and understand standard drawings, blueprints, and maps. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at the date and time listed above. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must click on the Apply link and submit an online application, detailed resume, and cover letter that reflects the scope and level of their current/most recent positions and responsibilities, and a copy of any applicable certifications, licenses, degrees, or transcripts. Candidates must also complete the online supplemental questionnaire. Following the final filing deadline, all applications and supplemental questionnaires will be evaluated to determine the most qualified applicants. Incomplete applications or candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered. If you require an accommodation because of a disability to participate in any phase of the application process, or if you would like to request this information in an alternate format, please contact Meg Rau, Administrative Officer, at Meg.Rau@lbwater.org or 562.570.2375. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.Closing Date/Time: 12/8/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 09, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The Long Beach Water Department is seeking applicants for the position of Manager of Water Services , which is an at-will, division-level management position. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. The City of Long Beach Community Ideally located on the Pacific coast just south of Los Angeles and adjacent to Orange County, the City of Long Beach, California is at once a Southern California seaside resort, an urban metropolis with a diverse economy, and a tapestry of small neighborhoods whose international cultures are woven into a tightly knit yet heterogeneous community. Long Beach enjoys a quintessential Southern California climate that makes its abundance of cultural and recreational options appealing throughout the year. It boasts six miles of beaches and numerous beautiful parks and open spaces, as well as The Long Beach Convention Center, Aquarium of the Pacific, and the annual IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach. Along with a variety of other attractions that include two historic ranchos, three marinas, and five golf courses, the City's many offerings help to draw 5.5 million visitors every year. The community's economy is further supported by a wide variety of industries including education, health and social services, manufacturing, retail trade, and professional services, among others. The City is a hotbed for startup activity, education, and ingenuity. Also located within the City are Long Beach City College and California State University, Long Beach, which has repeatedly been named a "Best Value College" in the nation by Kiplinger. Serving the K-12 student population, the Long Beach Unified School District consistently attracts international recognition for increasing student achievement and public education best practices and consistently ranks among the Top 10 urban school districts in the country in a variety of reports and rating systems. Committed to using technology to help deliver the best possible services, Long Beach has been named among the Top 10 "Digital City" in America for seven consecutive years. The seventh largest city in California and one of the most diverse in the country, Long Beach offers its residents and visitors all the amenities of a large metropolis while maintaining a strong sense of community and cohesiveness throughout a wide variety of unique and desirable neighborhoods. Long Beach is known for being bike-friendly and has been ranked the 10th most walkable city in the nation in both 2016 and 2017. For more information about the City of Long Beach, please visit their website at www.longbeach.gov. The City of Long Beach Government Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members who are elected by district and a Mayor that is elected at-large. Elected officials also include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. The Council Members and the Mayor are subject to a three-term limit, which allows them to serve for a maximum of twelve years. The City Council appoints a City Manager and a City Clerk. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of all City departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board or Commission. Long Beach is a full service City providing all traditional public services. In addition to its traditional services, Long Beach also maintains one of the world's busiest seaports, which serves as a leading gateway for international trade. The City also has its own full-service commercial airport, an Energy Resources Department, and is one of only three cities in California with its own Health Department. Long Beach is supported by a total FY2022 budget of approximately $3 billion, with the General Fund budget totaling $625 million. More than 5,500 full and part-time employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by 12 employee associations. The Long Beach Water Department The Long Beach Water Department is a Commission-governed department of the City of Long Beach consisting of over 230 employees and operating with an annual budget of approximately $180 million. Established July 1, 1911, by the City Charter, the Department's functions are to regulate and control the use, sale, and distribution of water owned or controlled by the City. In February 1988, the Department assumed the responsibility of the various functions of the City's sewer system, including operations and maintenance. The Department's service area encompasses the boundaries of the City, an area of approximately 50 square miles, and includes a water distribution system of 907 miles with nearly 90,000 service connections, and a sanitary sewer system totaling 712 miles of sewer pipelines. In addition, the Department has a 62.5 million-gallon-per-day Groundwater Treatment Plant and Water Quality Laboratory considered one of the most modern facilities of its kind in the world. Without water, Long Beach as we know it would cease to exist. Having an adequate supply of fresh water, made easily available at an affordable rate, is the cornerstone of any livable community, and keeping that water supply clear, safe, and constant increases quality of life. The swift removal of sanitary sewage from Long Beach residences and places of business is critical to the health of the City. Efficient, safe delivery of the City's wastewater to nearby wastewater treatment facilities is another valuable service of the Department, provided at one of the lowest sewer rates in the United States. For more information about the Long Beach Water Department, please visit www.lbwater.org. The Water Services Division The Water Services Division has an operating budget of over $1.0 Million and 34 full-time positions. The Division has responsibility for several key Water Department functions, including Valve Operations, Customer Service, Communications Center, and Meter Operations. The Department has recently completed the conversion of its more than 90,000 direct read water meters to Automatic Meter Infrastructure (AMI). Efficient management of AMI data, the ability to leverage new technology, and collaboration with internal and external partners will be essential for success. The Manager of Water Services Position Under the direction of the Director of Water and Sewer Field Operations, plans, organizes, and directs water services operations functions including the communications center, customer service, valves, backflow, and meters, including Automatic Meter Infrastructure (AMI); implements and monitors Division goals, objectives, and prioritizes work activities; oversees field investigations, calls for service requests, main shut downs for contractors and the water construction division; monitors field activities to ensure compliance with Long Beach Water Department and OSHA safety regulations; trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Plans, organizes, and directs the daily water services operations to achieve goals and objectives including small and large valve exercising programs, dead-end main flushing, fire flow testing, water quality sampling, small and large meter replacements, fire hydrant inspections, customer service investigations, main/service break investigations, cross-connection control program, and AMI functions. Provides leadership and collaborates with staff to ensure a high-quality customer service environment that supports the Department's objectives and values. Trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned staff; interviews and selects employees and recommends and implements personnel actions including hiring, promotions, transfers, reassignments, and disciplinary actions. Ensures section Supervisors are providing effective and appropriate direction to their respective areas of responsibility. Provides technical expertise, information, and assistance to the Director of Water and Sewer Field Operations regarding assigned functions; assists in the formulation and development of policies, procedures, and programs. Oversees customer service activities involving calls for service requests, turn-ons/offs, high bills investigations, water outages notifications, emergency shutdowns, and related dispatch activities. Directs, prepares, and maintains a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, and files related to personnel and assigned activities; prepares written correspondence. Assists in the development and preparation of the annual budget for water services, including personnel and operations and maintenance (O&M) budgets; analyzes and reviews budgetary and financial data; controls and authorizes expenditures in accordance with established limitations. Ensures appropriate availability of personnel for after-hours emergency response needs. Oversees contract management including the development of specifications, requests for proposals, bid evaluations, and related activities for the procurement of goods and services for the Division. Monitors field activities routinely to ensure compliance with safety requirements with local, state, and federal agencies such as OSHA, DOT, EPA, and SWRCB. Makes improvements and modifications as needed to enhance operational efficiencies. Researches and recommends changes in materials or processes as new technology, materials, and equipment become available. Communicates with Department colleagues, contractors, other City Departments, and outside organizations to coordinate activities, facilitate projects and tasks, resolve issues, and exchange information. May serve as the Chief Water Distribution Operator under the water distribution system(s) per California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). May provide temporary coverage for other Operations Managers and/or the Director of Water and Sewer Field Operations. Operates a computer, mobile device(s), and a variety of internal and external software and database systems. Drives a vehicle to conduct work as assigned. Participates in and leads a variety of meetings and trainings. Performs other duties as required. Salary and Benefits The salary range for this position is $115,000 to $152,000 per year. Placement within the range will be commensurate with qualifications. The City's compensation package also encompasses an attractive benefits package that includes the following: Retirement - City offers CalPERS with a benefit of 2.5% @ 55 for Classic members or 2% at 62 for new members as defined by PEPRA, subject to the limitations set by PERS. Employee pays the employee portion. The City also participates in Social Security. Vacation - 12 days accrued per calendar year (eligible to use accruals after 6 months of service); 15 days accrued per calendar year after 4.5 years of service; 20 days accrued per calendar year after 19.5 years of service. Executive Leave - Forty (40) hours per year. Sick Leave - Ninety-six (96) hours or twelve (12) days per year, with unlimited accrual; conversion upon retirement to cash credit toward health and/or dental insurance premiums, or to pension credits. Paid Parental Leave - After six (6) months of City employment, up to 30 calendar days (160 hours) of PPL, taken in full-day increments, in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child, up to the age of seventeen (17). Holidays - Eleven designated holidays per year and four personal holidays to be used at the employee's discretion. Health Insurance - Two medical plans are available: HMO or PPO. The City pays major portion of the premium for employee and dependents depending on the health/dental plan selected. Dental Insurance - Two dental plans are available for employees and dependents: HMO or PPO. Vision - Comprehensive exams covered every 12 months with discounts on exams and on glasses/ contacts. Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Optional election for employees to reduce taxable income for payment of allowable childcare or medical expenses. Life Insurance - City-paid term life insurance policy equal to three times annual salary to a maximum of $500,000. Disability - City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance. Management Physical - Annual City-paid physical examination. Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plan - Optional for employee contribution to a supplementary retirement savings program available through ICMA Retirement Corporation. Bereavement Leave - Three days for death or critical illness of family member and three days of accrued sick leave if needed. Technology Allowance - Monthly stipend. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Required Education and Experience: Five (5) years of experience in an organization with direct responsibilities for water distribution systems, water treatment facilities, and/or sewer collection systems, two years of which must have been at a supervisory level. Required Licenses and/or Certifications: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Possession of California's State Water Resource Control Board (SWRCB) Water Distribution Grade 5 Operator Certificate (D5) within 3 years of appointment. Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in California or possession of equivalent D5 Operator Certificate from an out-of-state's primacy agency may be substituted for the California SWRCB D5 Certificate. Desirable Qualifications: Possession of California's State Water Resource Control Board (SWRCB) Water Treatment Operator Certification (T1-T5.) Possession of California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Collection System Maintenance Certification (Grades 1-4.) Possession of an American Water Works Association (AWWA) and/or University of Southern California (USC) Cross Connection Control Program Specialist Certificate. Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING: Knowledge of: Best management principles for water services operations and procedures, and standard practices. Methods and practices of maintenance and repair of water utility valves, meters, backflow devices, and the overall water distribution system. Principles and practices of project management. Implementation of preventative maintenance programs. Tools, materials, equipment, and procedures used in water distribution systems. General principles of water operations, measurement systems, and mathematical computations of flows and volumes in water distribution systems. Budget preparation and control. Oral and written communication skills. Principles and practices of administration, supervision, and training. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures related to water distribution. Assessment and resolution strategies for water distribution system emergency situations. Health and safety regulations and procedures. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy. Operation of a computer and assigned software. Ability to: Organize, implement, and direct water services operations functions including the communications center, customer service, valves, backflow, meters, and AMI. Train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of assigned staff. Analyze data and make recommendations to improve division performance. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Interpret, apply, and explain Department rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Operate a computer and assigned software. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Meet schedules and timelines. Work independently with little direction. Plan, prioritize, and organize work. Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports. Prepare and maintain a variety of records and files related to assigned activities. Read and understand standard drawings, blueprints, and maps. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at the date and time listed above. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must click on the Apply link and submit an online application, detailed resume, and cover letter that reflects the scope and level of their current/most recent positions and responsibilities, and a copy of any applicable certifications, licenses, degrees, or transcripts. Candidates must also complete the online supplemental questionnaire. Following the final filing deadline, all applications and supplemental questionnaires will be evaluated to determine the most qualified applicants. Incomplete applications or candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered. If you require an accommodation because of a disability to participate in any phase of the application process, or if you would like to request this information in an alternate format, please contact Meg Rau, Administrative Officer, at Meg.Rau@lbwater.org or 562.570.2375. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.Closing Date/Time: 12/8/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 08, 2022
Part Time
DESCRIPTION The Environmental Services Bureau of the Department of Public Works is seeking Refuse Operator I Non-Career employees to assist the Refuse Division with the collection and disposal of municipal waste. Non-Career employees are allowed a maximum of 1600 work hours available over a 12-month period, and are considered temporary, at-will employees who are not typically eligible for benefits. However, non-career employees may qualify for health coverage and sick leave accruals subject to applicable federal and state provisions. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Empties refuse containers; Lifts, carries, and removes large or bulky items; Sets compaction blade to ensure capacity loading; Washes and cleans truck and truck beds; Refers customer complaints to supervisor; Reports unsatisfactory conditions of refuse containers; May operate a refuse collection truck; May be assigned to special events, collections, or details; Performs other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. A valid California Class A or B Commercial Driver License OR permit; A clean driving record - Defined as having no more than two moving violations in the previous 12 months, and no convictions for Driving Under the Influence in the previous three years; Ability to: repeatedly climb in and out of a refuse truck, regularly lift and carry up to 60 pounds, and perform strenuous manual labor; Willingness to work various hours and/or shifts including weekends, holidays, overtime, or during emergencies, as required. SELECTION PROCEDURE The application process may close at any time and without further notice. Interested applicants must submit completed applications (including a copy of Class A/B Commercial Driver License or Permit). Only qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the selection process which will include an interview by a selection panel. Not all applicants will be contacted. Selected candidates will be required to pass a Department of Justice Live Scan background check and a job-related physical examination. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.Closing Date/Time:
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 07, 2022
Part Time
DESCRIPTION EXTENDED TO 12/4/2022 The Long Beach Water Department is a Commission-governed department of the City of Long Beach consisting of over 230 employees and operating with an annual budget of approximately $180 million. The Department is seeking applicants for the position of Payroll/Personnel Assistant - Non-Career. Non-Career employees are allowed a maximum of 1,600 work hours available over a 12-month period and are considered temporary, at-will employees who are not typically eligible for benefits. However, Non-Career employees may qualify for health coverage and sick leave accruals subject to applicable federal and state provisions. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. For more information about the Long Beach Water Department, please visit www.lbwater.org . EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Under general supervision, prepares and processes personnel and payroll transactions and forms and/or provides technical assistance to other payroll/personnel positions. Operates HRIS data management system; Completes Personnel Transaction and Personal Data forms in accordance with established formats; Assists employees in the completion of various forms pertaining to insurance programs, retirement system, tax withholding, and other related areas; Responds to, explains, and assists with employees and department inquiries pertaining to personnel data management systems, classification and compensation, benefits programs, rules and regulations, policies and procedures, MOUs, and other payroll/personnel related items; May coordinate interviews for employment and notification of results; Coordinates pre-employment appointments for selected candidates; Conducts new employee onboarding, new employee orientations and monitors documentation associated with personnel training; Coordinates, researches, verifies and enters time and attendance records, and corrects errors; Reviews, reconciles, and distributes payroll/personnel reports; May coordinate and/or assist with processing and/or monitoring employee leaves to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, policies and procedures, and MOUs. Interprets payroll checks; Organizes and maintains files relative to assigned duties; Performs other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Knowledge of the forms and procedures associated with an automated system as demonstrated by either A, B, or C below: A. One year of full-time automated payroll/personnel system experience preparing and processing a variety of payroll/personnel forms and/or auditing, inputting, and revising data associated with such a system; or B. Experience with the City of Long Beach performing the tasks listed in "A" above for a period equivalent to four months full time; or C. Experience with the City of Long Beach preparing and processing forms, inputting and revising data associated with an automated system for a period equivalent to one year full time. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Candidates must possess all of the following: Ability to Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Type accurately. Operate a computer including Internet, database, and word processing software. Perform mathematical computations utilizing Microsoft Excel and/or a calculator. A valid driver's license, or the ability to arrange necessary and timely transportation for field travel, is required. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close on the date and time listed above. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must click the Apply link and submit an online application and upload a resume . Applicants must also complete the online supplemental questionnaire. Following the final filing deadline, all applications and supplemental questionnaires will be evaluated to determine the most qualified applicants. Incomplete applications or applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered. If you require an accommodation because of a disability to participate in any phase of the application process, or if you would like to request this information in an alternate format, please contact Meg Rau, Administrative Officer, at Meg.Rau@lbwater.org or 562.570.2375. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.Closing Date/Time: 12/4/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Applications are available online beginning Friday, September 16, 2022, through 4:30 pm, Friday, October 14, 2022. EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 30, 2022. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. Salary Information: Grade I- $2,083.36 - $2,832.72 biweekly Grade II- $2,362.64 - $3,212.16 biweekly Grade III- $2,679.36 - $3,642.00 biweekly EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Under general supervision, develops, implements, and coordinates nutrition services provided to participants in public health nutrition programs; develops and implements programs designed to improve nutrition of patients through changed dietary practices in the Women, Infants and Children's Program; provides nutrition assessments, food and diet information, and breastfeeding education and support to the public by means of class sessions and individual counseling; consults with Health Department staff on specific food and nutrition problems; visits neighborhood facility centers to provide training and counseling on a decentralized basis; develops educational materials and protocols for nutrition program participants; conducts training for department staff, and community organizations; develops high risk nutrition intervention plans and documents in the Management Information System (MIS); prepares or assembles written and/or audiovisual material as aids in training and counseling sessions; determines individual and group nutrition practices by determining cultural preferences and dietary patterns; conducts studies and surveys of nutrient consumption, nutrition assessment and education, and other factors affecting nutrition practice; may conduct scheduled participant file audits as part of the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program; may coordinate programs with community organizations and others in the Health Department to provide nutrition expertise; may act in lead/supervisory capacity; performs other related duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Graduation with a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Public Health Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field (proof required) * . AND All applicants must meet one of the following options A or B: A. Current status as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (proof required) * or; B. Registered Dietician eligibility (proof required) *Candidates applying under Option B must pass the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist prior to completion of probation. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with clients of diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds; Ability to operate a personal computer and/or other information systems. Willingness to work evenings or weekends as required. A valid driver's license and DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of selection. *Proof of required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristics on the form. Degrees must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate a field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing. SELECTION PROCEDURE EXAMINATION WEIGHTS: Application and Supplemental Application....................................... Qualifying Screening of applicants will be conducted on the basis of application and required supplemental application submitted. This selection procedure will be conducted using a continuous non-competitive process, which means applications are evaluated solely on training, experience, education, or certification. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligible list. Applicants receiving Veteran's Credit will be placed on the eligible list first and then in the order in which applications were filed. This is a continuous eligible list, which means eligible lists may be established periodically and may expire six months from their effective date. Applicants may apply only once during a four-month period. Applications received by September 30, 2022, will be placed on Test #01 established eligible list. If you have not received notification within two weeks of filing, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) are desirable for some position interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender. This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570- 6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570- 6202. For the hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638. An Equal Opportunity Employer. J.O.B. G21AN-22 LS:PHN CSC 9/14/2022Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Applications are available online beginning Friday, October 14, 2022, through 4:30 pm, Friday, December 30, 2022. EXTENDED The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. Salary Information: Grade I- $2,856.24 - $3,882.56 biweekly Grade II- $3,006.00 - $4,081.68 biweekly Grade III- $3,158.16 - $4,297.36 biweekly VACANCY INFORMATION: The Homeless Services Bureau is recruiting nurses who are interested in working in a field-based setting serving people who are experiencing homelessness. Positions are part of our Restorative Engagement to Achieve Collective Health (REACH) team that works in a multi-disciplinary team which consist of mental health clinicians, nurses, and outreach workers to provide response and care. The position will work with people experiencing a wide range of complex health situations to ensure people are being linked to care, supporting follow-up, and ensuring people are educated on their options. Positions may also be a part of the City's community response model where nurses, mental health clinicians, and outreach workers are responding to 9-1-1 calls that do not have a present safety or crime concern. The nursing positions are a key part of our homeless response and are a great fit for candidates who are looking for fast paced work where you will see many different medical needs. The Homeless Services Bureau looks forward to working with you to change the lives of some of our most vulnerable community members. This classification qualifies for a Recruitment Incentive of up to $6,000. For more information on the City of Long Beach's Recruitment Incentive Program please click here . EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Under supervision, promotes health and wellness through education, referral, advocacy, case management, coordination of services, and case-findings; provides public health nursing services in a variety of settings (i.e., homes, clinics, programs and the community); recognizes multicultural practices and beliefs, and their impacts on health behaviors and tailors approaches accordingly; identifies/evaluates medical, psychosocial, and socio-economic barriers; may coordinate Nursing Division grant funded programs including development of budgets and scopes of work, and oversee the activities of other professional and para-professional staff; identifies, collects, and analyzes health data about communities and at-risk population groups; develops and participates on community advisory boards, task forces, and committees; develops and conducts educational and outreach programs for community and professional groups based on assessed need; functions as case manager/case coordinator utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure improved health status; establish and evaluate nursing plans of care based on identified client need, strengths and availability of resources; makes appropriate linkages to community resources to meet the identified needs of clients; provides individual, family, and community level crisis intervention/management and appropriate reporting as mandated by law; conducts epidemiological investigations of communicable diseases; obtains medical histories, conducts physical assessments, administers prescribed treatment and dispenses medication; performs diagnostic tests and specimen collection, reviews and interprets laboratory findings, and follows up in accordance with procedures and protocols; acquires and maintains updated knowledge of federal, state and local health laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols as they relate to area of assignment and responsibility; performs required nursing documentation in accordance with the California Nursing Practice Act, and ensures documentation is clear, complete, and accurate; responds and researches inquiries from clients, social service and health care providers; may assume supervisory roles; performs other duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Candidates must possess all of the following: A valid California license to practice as a Registered Nurse (proof required) * A valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse in California (proof required) * A valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate (proof required) * Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficient in the use of computer and software computer applications Willingness to work an irregular schedule, including weekends, evenings, and emergency call backs. A valid driver's license must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of the selection. *Proof of required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristics on the form. Degrees must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate a field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Application and Supplemental Application....................................... Qualifying Screening of applicants will be conducted on the basis of application and required supplemental application submitted. This selection procedure will be conducted using a continuous non-competitive process, which means applications are evaluated solely on training, experience, education, or certification. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligible list. Applicants receiving Veteran's Credit will be placed on the eligible list first and then in the order in which applications were filed. This is a continuous eligible list, which means eligible lists may be established periodically and may expire six months from their effective date. Applicants may apply only once during a four-month period. Applications received by October 28, 2022, will be placed on Test #01 established eligible list. Based on the number of applications accepted, the selection procedure may be changed. In the event a revision is necessary, the affected persons will be notified. If you have not received notification within two weeks of close of filing, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) are desirable for some position interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender. This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638. An Equal Opportunity Employer. J.O.B. G19NN-23 CM:PHN CSC 9/28/2022Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION EXTENDED Applications are available online beginning Friday, February 18, 2022. EXTENDED through 4:30 PM, Friday, DECEMBER 30, 2022. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate . Some positions in this classification qualify for a Recruitment Incentive of up to $6,000. For more information on the City of Long Beach's Recruitment Incentive Program please click here . SALARY INFORMATION: Grade I - $2,304.32-$3,129.20 biweekly Grade II - $2,483.76-$3,376.08 biweekly Grade III - $2,746.24-$3,736.80 biweekly EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Performs technical procedures for the detection, isolation and identification of infectious disease agents, including emerging pathogens; Performs screening and supplemental tests on blood specimens for detection of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, hepatitis viruses and other infectious diseases; Performs moderately complex clinical testing including clinical chemistry, toxicology, hematology and blood lead; Examines food and water samples for detection of microbiological pathogens; Performs clinical testing including clinical chemistry, toxicology, hematology and blood lead; Implements and/or performs molecular diagnostic techniques to provide more sensitive and specific results; May perform chemical analysis of environmental samples when required; Validates and interprets scientific laboratory test data, keeps records and prepares routine reports; Enters patient information and test results in automated lab data system and compiles statistics; Utilizes independent action and judgment in resolving equivocal or indeterminate results; Performs quality control and quality assurance procedures; Complies with safety rules and regulations while working in the laboratory; Assists in orientation of new staff members, other department staff and in lab presentations for outreach; Undertakes special training for new procedures and assists in the development of procedure manuals for use by other staff; Performs preventive maintenance procedures on equipment and instruments; Troubleshoots equipment problems using manuals and/or telephone consultations with equipment representatives; for additional examples duties please see the classification specification: Microbiologist I-III . REQUIREMENTS TO FILE A current State of California Public Health Microbiologist Certification (Proof required ) * Ability to have normal color vision and normal digital dexterity. *Proof of required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Degrees must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of principles and techniques used in laboratory examination and testing; Knowledge of laboratory safety precautions and procedures; Knowledge of laboratory processing standards to effectively oversee the work of technical/professional staff and provide feedback for revisions; Ability to successfully perform a high volume and wide variety of laboratory tests and manage time effectively; and Ability to accurately prepare clear and concise written reports. Willingness to work overtime, weekend and/or holiday hours and/or during health emergencies as needed. A valid driver's license, or the ability to arrange necessary and timely transportation for field travel, may be required for some assignments. SELECTION PROCEDURE EXAMINATION WEIGHTS: Application and Supplemental Application......................................................Qualifying Screening of applicants will be conducted on the basis of application and required supplemental application submitted. This selection procedure will be conducted using a non-competitive process, which means applications are evaluated solely on training, experience, education, or certification. All applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be place on an eligible list. Applicants receiving Veteran's Credit will be placed on the eligible list first and then in the order in which applications were filed. The resulting eligible list remain in effect for at least one year. Applications received by March 4, 2022, will be placed on Test # 1 established eligible list for this recruitment. Based on the number of applications accepted, the selection procedure may be changed. In the event a revision is necessary, the affected persons will be notified. If you have not received notification within two weeks after close of filing, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender. This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638. An Equal Opportunity Employer. J.O.B. G08AN-22 ER: M CSC 2/16/2022Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2022 4:30 PM Pacific