City of Petaluma

Petaluma is Sonoma County’s second largest city, with a population of 61,000. Petaluma is the southern gateway to Sonoma County and just 32 miles north of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, conveniently located on Highway 101 at the east/west artery of Highway 116. Petaluma offers a wide array of attractions and points of interest to explore, including: a 150-year-old historic downtown, waterfront areas, charming historic homes and neighborhoods, a mixed-use theater district, a thriving restaurant scene, live music venues, a historical museum, an airport, a marina, numerous community parks, and golf courses.

 

The City of Petaluma is a full-service city with over 340 employees that provides essential city services such as public safety, infrastructure, water utilities, and development review throughout the City.

 

6 job(s) at City of Petaluma

CITY OF PETALUMA, CA Petaluma, CA, United States
Sep 24, 2021
Full Time
Summary/Class Characteristics Working With Our Community To Provide Professional Police Services Since 1858 Community Service Officer The Department The Petaluma Police Department is dedicated to providing the best law enforcement services to the community and it prides itself on community involved programs. Petaluma has a population of approximately 60,000 and encompasses nearly 14 square miles situated 40 miles north of San Francisco Bay Area on U.S. 101, and 30 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. The Police Department staffing includes 84.5 full time employees, including one Chief, one Deputy Chief, four Lieutenants, nine Sergeants, forty-seven Officers, and other support staff. In addition, the department has two K-9 Officers, Traffic Unit, Motorcycle Patrol, SWAT Team, Investigations Unit, and Reserve Community Service Officer Program (Volunteer). The Petaluma Police Department is proactive in Community Oriented Policing Philosophy. Summary Relieve sworn police officers of non-hazardous police related duties in the field and office. Class Characteristics General supervision is provided by the Police Sergeant; responsibilities may include the indirect supervision of support staff. Duties Investigate non-suspect police reports and take reports of crimes where there are no suspects at the call location. Receive and respond to citizen inquiries and requests for police services at the police counter and by telephone. Relieve sworn police personnel by handling time-consuming, non-hazardous calls, and receiving information from the public. Perform selective enforcement for designated problems. Handle abandoned vehicles and vehicle abatements. Read and prepare information related to environmental impact reports for City Council review. Provide crime prevention orientation for City schools, businesses, and residents. Provide traffic control for emergencies, accidents, floods, hostage situations, and fires. Transport evidence and other items to outside agencies. Respond to citizen's letters to the police department. Prepare data for crime prevention in targeted City areas. Assist with special projects and assignments. Photograph and fingerprint individuals, as assigned. Coordinate and participate in various community and inter-agency programs and activities. Maintain basic records of work performed. Provide relief for dispatch, property, and front counter areas. Transport police vehicles and conduct radar speed studies. Coordinate special police department functions, community projects, speakers, bureaus, etc. Uses a computer terminal or personal computer to enter and retrieve data. Conduct background checks on offenders. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic law enforcement organization, activities, terminology, practices, and regulations. Basic interviewing methods and principles. Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work. General office practices including operation of standard office equipment including a computer terminal. Basic record keeping principles and practices. Education and Experience Any combination equivalent to the education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to gain such knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school Experience: Two years of experience, this has included both substantial public contact and general office clerical work. Certifications/Licenses: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Must pass a detailed background investigation. Must be willing to work rotating evening, night, weekend, and holiday shifts. Physical Demands and Working Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move weight up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee regularly works with use of a vehicle. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Closing Date/Time: 10/14/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
CITY OF PETALUMA, CA Petaluma, CA, United States
Sep 24, 2021
Full Time
Summary/Class Characteristics Management Analyst II - Parks and Recreation Department This recruitment is to fill one (1) full time opening in the Parks and Recreation Department and will be assigned to the Petaluma Community Center. Summary Perform administrative, financial, systems, statistical, personnel, and other management analyses for an assigned department, division, or program; to perform progressively responsible professional assignments such as budget, contract administration, grant administration, legislative monitoring, and regulatory compliance; and to serve as an advisor to the department's management team. Class Characteristics Direction is provided by an assigned manager or department director. Responsibilities may include the indirect and direct supervision of technical and administrative support personnel. This is the journey level class within the Management Analyst series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual, or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Incumbents perform responsible professional assignments in support of an assigned department, division, or program. Duties Coordinate and facilitate the preparation, development, monitoring, and administration of department or division operating, multi-year, and/or capital improvement or special revenue budgets; develop and update fiscal projections for various departmental operating funds. Research, evaluate, and prepare statistical, financial, demographic, and operational data used in reports, studies, surveys, and analyses; analyze and make recommendations in the development and administration of assigned program area; maintain and track key quality measures for assigned department. Research and analyze pending legislation and/or regulations and identify impact to department programs and activities. Serve as liaison between outside organizations and the City; provide professional guidance and interpretation of City policies and procedures. Participate in the development and implementation of departmental strategic plans. Investigate, analyze, develop, prepare, coordinate, and/or conduct special studies or projects and corresponding documentation and technical reports; make recommendations; prepare, edit, and/or critically evaluate Council agenda reports prepared by department personnel. Revise and develop fees; negotiate and administer contracts and leases; ensure compliance with City and department procedures, policies, and pertinent laws, regulations, and ordinances. Assist in the development and analysis of departmental policies, procedures, and systems; recommend goals and objectives. Prepare and submit regulatory reports. Receive, research, and respond to questions from outside agencies, other City departments, and the general public. Prepare and present staff reports and presentations at various venues including commissions, councils, boards, and other governmental meetings and professional, industry, and community groups; draft City Council documents; serve on various committees and task forces. Research grant opportunities and prepare grant proposals; monitor and administer grants. Develop and administer professional service and minor construction agreements with private and/or non-governmental organizations. Evaluate departmental, division, and/or program operations and activities; measure performance; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare associated reports on operations and activities. Represent departmental and City interests on committees, outside organizations, and at staff subcommittees as necessary; coordinate technical support activities with other departments, divisions, and outside agencies. Plan, prioritize, assign, and review the work of support staff; participate in the recommendation of the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; and work with employees to improve performance. Oversee asset management and customer service request training systems; monitor customer service and work order tracking systems to assure efficient and timely resolution of requests and routine maintenance tasks. Answer questions and provide information to the public, via telephone, e-mail, and written correspondence; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaint. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles and practices of organization and administration. Principles and practices of municipal budget development, analysis, and administration. Principles, practices, and procedures of technical report writing and statistical and graphical presentation methods. Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting. Principles and practices of grant development and administration. Programs, processes and structure of assigned department. Principles of continuous process improvement ad key quality measurement tracking. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and legislative and regulatory processes. Principles of project and contract management. Principles and practices of supervision. Principles and practices of business writing. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Education and Experience Any combination equivalent to the education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to gain such knowledge and abilities would be: Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, or a related field. Experience: Two years of professional analytical experience similar to a Management Analyst I with the City of Petaluma. Certifications/Licenses: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Physical Demands and Working Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to: sit, stand and walk short distances; use a computer keyboard and mouse, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear in person and on a telephone. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (for reading and working at a computer) and the ability to adjust focus. Employees typically work in an office environment where the noise level is moderate. Closing Date/Time: 10/14/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
CITY OF PETALUMA, CA Petaluma, CA, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Summary/Class Characteristics Working With Our Community To Provide Professional Police Services Since 1858 Police Officer - Current Academy Attendees and Graduates In addition to a competitive salary, CalPERS Retirement and a generous benefits package this position offers opportunities for special assignments including K9, Hostage Negotiation, FTO, Traffic Motorcycle Officers, Investigationsand SWAT. There are also opportunities for career advancement and department funded training opportunities. Special Pays as a sworn Police Officer: Uniform Pay : 1.5% of Step 5 of Police Officer annual salary POST Certificate Pay : 5% for POST Intermediate Certificate, 7% for POST Advanced or Supervisory Certificates. Bilingual Pay : up to $200 per month Field Training Officer : 5% as assigned Shift Differential : 3% if assigned to swing shift, 5% if assigned to graveyard shift Longevity Pay : 5% after 15 years of service with the City Benefits as a sworn Police Officer: CalPERS Retirement: 3% at 55 for "classic" members, 2.7% at 57 for new members. Those hired as a Trainee, will be enrolled as a Miscellaneous member of CalPERS until graduation of the academy. CalPERS Health Program : City pays 95% of Bay Area Kaiser ratepremium for employee and eligible dependents Dental/Vision/EAP/Life/LTD Insurance: paid 100% by City Holiday Pay : 156 hours per year Sick Leave : earn96 hours per year with unlimited accrual Compensatory Time Off Bank : earn hours at 1.5 times actual hours worked up to 240 hours Vacation Time :earn 80-200 hours per year depending on years of service Cash in Lieu of Medical/Dental Benefits : receive 50% of Kaiser Bay Area premium and Dental premium as cash payment (with proof of other insurance for employee and eligible dependents) The Position If you are currently attending or have recently graduated from a California POST accredited Police Academy you are invited to apply for this position. The Department The Petaluma Police Department is dedicated to providing the best law enforcement services to the community and it prides itself on community involved programs. Petaluma has a population of approximately 60,000 and encompasses nearly 14 square miles situated 40 miles north of San Francisco Bay Area on U.S. 101, and 30 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. The Police Department staffing includes 84.5 full time employees, including one Chief, one Deputy Chief, four Lieutenants, nine Sergeants, forty-seven Officers, and other support staff. In addition, the department has two K-9 Officers, Traffic Unit, Motorcycle Patrol, SWAT Team, Investigations Unit, and Reserve Community Service Officer Program (Volunteer). The Petaluma Police Department is proactive in Community Oriented Policing Philosophy. Class Characteristics General supervision is provided by the Police Sergeant; responsibilities may include the indirect supervision of officers and/or support staff. This is the working level class in law enforcement, performing all duties required to effectively respond to and resolve the normalscope of peace officer situations. Incumbents may be assigned to patrol, traffic, juvenile, crime prevention or other police-related functions. This class is distinguished from uniformed civilian police-related classes by the responsibility and authority associated with designation as a sworn peace officer under the laws of the state. It is further distinguished from the Police Sergeant class in that the latter is a first-line supervisor responsible for assigned officers and other support staff. Duties The duties, skills, and demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the essential duties, skills, and demands. Patrol assigned areas to ensure the security of life and property, observe situations, and deter crime by providing high visibility; respond to suspicious activities and answer emergency calls for service; enforce state, local, and federal laws and ordinances; issue verbal warnings and citations; pursue and apprehend suspects and request assistance as required. Investigate criminal activity and incidents as the responding officer; coordinate crime scene control and investigation, including interviews and interrogations and identification of witnesses; oversee collection and preservation of physical evidence; restore order, protect life and property, and maintain the peace at public gatherings and in conflict situations. Prepare and document cases, complete reports and records, and prepare and maintain other logs and records. Investigate traffic accidents and provide traffic and crowd control as necessary. Participate in special details and assignments, including K-9, traffic patrol, narcotics, investigation, and related activities; retrieve, identify, and return found property and/or evidence to owners; provide emergency aid and assistance to incapacitated persons and request additional response; provide information, directions, and other services and assistance to the public; testify in court, as subpoenaed; respond to SWAT team call-outs; may act as hostage negotiator. Direct, instruct, train, and supervise recruit officers in areas of traffic enforcement, radar operation, DUI enforcement, and basic traffic accident investigation. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic law enforcement terminology and concepts. Techniques for dealing with people of all socio-economic levels under hostile and emergency situations. Safety practices and precautions pertaining to the work. Learn the principles, practices, procedures, laws and ordinances, terminology, and operation of equipment used in law enforcement and crime prevention and investigation. Minimum Qualifications At the time of application you must : Be at least 21 years of age at the time of graduation from the Police Academy. Have education equivalent to completion of high school. Possess a valid California Driver License. Be a current POST Academy Attendee or Graduate Have achieved a PELLET B T-Score of 42 or better or have the degree equivalent. Be a U.S. citizen or currently have a citizenship application in process. Refer to California Government Code Section 1031(a) Selection Process All completed application documents will be reviewed. An application submitted without complete information will not be considered. A screening committee will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant who has met the minimum requirements for the position. The highest-ranking applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure that an applicant will continue in the process. All applicants will be notified as to the status of their application. Hiring Requirements Candidates being considered for selection will undergo a thorough background investigation, including by not limited to personal history, employment, education, military, State of California Department of Justice fingerprint search of records, DMV driving record, etc. A polygraph examination will be part of the background examination. Prior to appointment, candidates must also successfully complete a Police Chief interview, pre-employment medical examination, a drug screen and a psychological evaluation. All statements made on application materials must be correct and will be subject to investigation and verification. Physical Demands and Working Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move weight up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works with use of vehicle. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PETALUMA, CA Petaluma, CA, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Summary/Class Characteristics Working With Our Community To Provide Professional Police Services Since 1858 Police Officer - Lateral In addition to a competitive salary, CalPERS Retirement and a generous benefits package this position offers opportunities for special assignments including K9, Hostage Negotiation, FTO, Traffic Motorcycle Officers, SRO, Gang Enforcement Team,Investigationsand SWAT. There are also opportunities for career advancement and department funded training opportunities. Hiring Bonus and Incentives : $10,000 signing bonus upon successful hiring process $5,000 upon completion of probationary period $10,000 upon completion of three years of service Vacation accrual rate that matches the total years of service as a Police Officer A bank of 40 hours of sick leave at the time of hire A bank of 80 hours of vacation leave upon successful completion of the Field Training Program Lateral Applicant Requirements To be considered as a lateral applicant you must: Be currently employed as a peace officer in good standing by a California-authorized jurisdiction. Have successfully completed your Field Training program in your current agency. Must possessBasic P.O.S.T. certification. Police Department Petaluma Police Department is dedicated to providing the best law enforcement services to the community and it prides itself on community involved programs. Petaluma has a population of approximately 59,000 and encompasses nearly 13 square miles situated 40 miles north of San Francisco Bay Area on U.S. 101, and 30 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. The Police Department staffing includes 84.5 full time employees, including one Chief, one Deputy Chief, four Lieutenants, nine Sergeants, forty-seven Officers, and other support staff. In addition, the department has three K-9 Officers, Traffic Unit, Motorcycle Patrol, SWAT Team, Investigations Unit, FTO Program, and Reserve Community Service Officer Program (Volunteer). The Petaluma Police Department is proactive in Community Oriented Policing Philosophy. Special Pay The City of Petaluma provides newly hired officers a uniform and equipmentin addition to compensation at the rate of 1.5% of Step 5 of Police Officers annual salary, paid per pay period. The City offers 5% of base salary for possession of a POST Intermediate certificate, 7% of base salary for a POST Advanced certificate and 7% of base salary for a POST Supervisory certificate. Sworn officers with certified Spanish bilingual skills receive an additional $100-$200 per month depending on proficiency. Field Training Officers receive an additional 5%. Detectives receive on-call pay and take home a vehicle. Summary Perform a wide variety of peace officer duties involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, criminal investigation, crime prevention and suppression, case preparation and testimony, and provision of information and assistance to the public; perform special assignments in areas such as traffic patrol, K-9 program, and gang detail. Class Characteristics General supervision is provided by the Police Sergeant; responsibilities may include the indirect supervision of officers and/or support staff. This is the working level class in law enforcement, performing all duties required to effectively respond to and resolve the normal scope of peace officer situations. Incumbents may be assigned to patrol, traffic, juvenile, crime prevention or other police-related functions. This class is distinguished from uniformed civilian police-related classes by the responsibility and authority associated with designation as a sworn peace officer under the laws of the state. It is further distinguished from the Police Sergeant class in that the latter is a first-line supervisor responsible for assigned officers and other support staff. Duties Patrol assigned areas to ensure the security of life and property, observe situations, and deter crime by providing high visibility; respond to suspicious activities and answer emergency calls for service; enforce state, local, and federal laws and ordinances; issue verbal warnings and citations; pursue and apprehend suspects and request assistance as required. Investigate criminal activity and incidents as the responding officer; coordinate crime scene control and investigation, including interviews and interrogations and identification of witnesses; oversee collection and preservation of physical evidence; restore order, protect life and property, and maintain the peace at public gatherings and in conflict situations. Prepare and document cases, complete reports and records, and prepare and maintain other logs and records. Investigate traffic accidents and provide traffic and crowd control as necessary. Participate in special details and assignments, including K-9, traffic patrol, narcotics, investigation, and related activities; retrieve, identify, and return found property and/or evidence to owners; provide emergency aid and assistance to incapacitated persons and request additional response; provide information, directions, and other services and assistance to the public; testify in court, as subpoenaed; respond to SWAT team call-outs; may act as hostage negotiator. Direct, instruct, train, and supervise recruit officers in areas of traffic enforcement, radar operation, DUI enforcement, and basic traffic accident investigation. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic law enforcement terminology and concepts. Techniques for dealing with people of all socio-economic levels under hostile and emergency situations. Safety practices and precautions pertaining to the work. Learn the principles, practices, procedures, laws and ordinances, terminology, and operation of equipment used in law enforcement and crime prevention and investigation. Education and Experience Any combination equivalent to the education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to gain such knowledge and abilities would be: Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school and completion of a recognized police academy. Certifications/Licenses: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Must possess a basic P.O.S.T. certification and maintain firearms qualification. Hiring Requirements Candidates being considered for selection will undergo a thorough background investigation, including by not limited to personal history, employment, education, military, State of California Department of Justice fingerprint search of records, DMV driving record, etc. A polygraph examination will be part of the background examination. Prior to appointment, candidates must also successfully complete a Police Chief interview, pre-employment medical examination, a drug screen, and a psychological evaluation. All statements made on application materials must be correct and will be subject to investigation and verification. Physical Demands and Working Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move weight up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works with use of vehicle. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PETALUMA, CA Petaluma, CA, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Summary/Class Characteristics Working With Our Community To Provide Professional Police Services Since 1858 Police Officer Trainee Important: A minimum T-Score of 42 is required within the last 12 months. You must attach a letter verifying the T-Score to your application. If you are unable to attach the letter to your application, you must send it as an attachment to hr @ cityofpetaluma.org. If you are interested in a career in law enforcement, there is an opportunity for you to become a Police Officer Trainee in the Petaluma Police Department. If selected, you will be appointed to the position of Police Officer Trainee and attend the POST Basic Police Academy at the Santa Rosa Junior College Public Safety Academy in Windsor, CA. A Police Officer Trainee is a non-sworn full-time employee of the City and is eligible for pay and benefits. Acceptance by the Academy, which includes successfully passing the POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery with a T-Score of 42 or better, is a condition of employment for this position. After successful completion and graduation from the Police Academy, a Police Officer Trainee who continues to meet the employment standards of the City is eligible to be sworn in as a Police Officer and begin the Petaluma Police Department's Field Training Program. A complete copy of the job description can be found at http://cityofpetaluma.org/documents/police-trainee/ . The current base salary range for Police Officer is: $38.25 - $46.52 hourly $6,630.00 - $8,063.47monthly $79,560.00 - $96,761.60 annually Special Pays as a sworn Police Officer: Uniform Pay: 1.5% of Step 5 of Police Officer annual salaryPOST Certificate Pay: 5% for POST Intermediate Certificate, 7% for POST Advanced or Supervisory Certificates.Bilingual Pay: up to $200 per monthField Training Officer: 5% as assignedShift Differential: 3% if assigned to swing shift, 5% if assigned to graveyard shiftLongevity Pay: 5% after 15 years of service with the City Benefits as a sworn Police Officer: CalPERS Retirement: 3% at 55 for "classic" members, 2.7% at 57 for new members. As a Trainee, will be enrolled as a Miscellaneous member of CalPERSCalPERS Health Program: City pays 95% of Bay Area Kaiser rate premium for employee and eligible dependentsDental/Vision/Life/LTD Insurance: paid 100% by CityHoliday Pay: 156 hours per yearSick Leave: earn 96 hours per year with unlimited accrualCompensatory Time Off Bank: earn hours at 1.5 times actual hours worked up to 240 hoursVacation Time: earn 80-200 hours per year depending on years of serviceCash in Lieu of Medical/Dental Benefits: receive 50% of Kaiser Bay Area premium and Dental premium as cash payment (with proof of other insurance for employee and eligible dependents) The Petaluma Police Department Petaluma Police Department is dedicated to providing the best law enforcement services to the community and it prides itself on community involved programs. Petaluma has a population of approximately 59,000 and encompasses nearly 13 square miles situated 40 miles north of San Francisco Bay Area on U.S. 101, and 30 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. The Police Department staffing includes 84.5 full time employees, including one Chief, one Deputy Chief, four Lieutenants, nine Sergeants, fifty Officers, and other support staff. In addition, the department has K-9 Officers, Traffic Unit, Motorcycle Patrol, SWAT Team, Investigations Unit, and Reserve Community Service Officer Program (Volunteer). The Petaluma Police Department is proactive in Community Oriented Policing Philosophy. Application and Testing Process To be considered for this position, you are required to complete an application online and supplemental questionnaire. All required application materials must be received for your application to be valid. All completed application documents will be reviewed. An application submitted without complete information will not be considered. A screening committee will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant who has met the minimum requirements for the position. The highest-ranking applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the process, and the decision of the screening committee is final. Important: A minimum T-Score of 42 is required within the last 12 months. You must attach a letter verifying the T-Score to your application. If you are unable to attach the letter to your application, you must send it as an attachment to hr @ cityofpetaluma.org. Selection Process The selection process includes three parts. You must successfully complete each part in order to be invited to the next. Part I: POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery Further information on the POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery is available on the POST website at https ://post.ca.gov/LE-Entry-Level-Test-Battery-Applicant-FAQs . The minimum passing test score is 42. To be considered for this recruitment, you must have already taken the POST Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) and received a T-score of 42 or higher within the last twelve months . If you do not already possess a valid T-score, please visit https://theacademy.ca.gov/tests to review upcoming test dates. Part II: Review of Applications All completed application documents will be reviewed. Applicants that meet the listed requirements, have provided a T-score of 42 or higher dated within the last twelve months and are among the most highly qualified will be invited to the first round of oral interviews. Part III: Oral Appraisal Interview Applicants will be invited to the interview phase based on a review of their application materials and score on the PELLETB. Hiring Requirements Candidates being considered for selection will undergo a thorough background investigation, including but not limited to personal history, employment, education, military, State of California Department of Justice fingerprint search of records, DMV driving record, etc. A polygraph examination will be part of the background examination. Prior to appointment, candidates must also successfully complete a Police Chief interview, pre-employment medical examination, a drug screen, and a psychological evaluation. All statements made on application materials must be correct and will be subject to investigation and verification. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications - At the time of application you must : Be at least 21 years of age at the time of graduation from the Police Academy. Have education equivalent to completion of high school. Possess a valid California Driver License. Be a U.S. citizen or be able to meet California Government Code Section 1031(a) by time of graduation from the Police Academy. Physical Demands and Working Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move weight up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works with use of vehicle. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PETALUMA, CA Petaluma, CA, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Summary/Class Characteristics Utility Service Worker II Summary Perform duties in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water, stormwater and sewer collection systems and related facilities; clean and repair sanitary sewers and appurtenances, and utilize and operate a wide range of tools, equipment and vehicles. Class Characteristics General supervision is provided by a higher-level supervisor or manager; responsibilities may include the indirect supervision of support staff. The journey level class of the Utility Service Worker series, incumbents at this level are expected to perform the full range of duties assigned to this classification. The majority of the work is performed as a member of a crew, although specific individual assignments of a more limited nature may be performed. This class is distinguished from Utility Service Worker III in that the latter performs a broader range of skilled work, including the regular operation of heavy equipment, and may act in the lead capacity over a small crew. Duties Perform a variety of duties in the installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of water, sewer, and stormwater systems, including mains, services, valves, meter, hydrants, pressure regulators, and related equipment and devices. Measure, cut, join, and tap steel, cast iron, asbestos, concrete, copper, and plastic water pipe. Install meter boxes, vaults and residential, industrial and commercial hydrant meters. Replace or repair meters as part of a planned maintenance program; repair large commercial meters. Locate and repair leaks and line breaks; turn water off and on as required for repair work; notify customers as necessary; disinfect and flush system after installation or repair. Assist in installing or repairing water, recycled, sewer, stormwater collection, and transmission facilities and equipment. Locate and repair leaks in the City sanitary sewer and stormwater systems; operate the camera van to locate broken and cracked sewer lines, and make necessary repairs; operate power routing and vacuum machines to clear line blockages. Replace and repair concrete and asphalt after repairs are completed. Maintain cleanliness and stock of the parts room and yard; order supplies as needed. Assist in such activities as pump repair, facility remodeling, and painting, including spray painting. Assist in installing shoring and setting up traffic control measures to maintain a safe work site; follow safety rules and regulations. Perform duties such as: install, tap, re-line, disinfect, test, and connect water mains and appurtenances; perform standby emergency response duties for after hour's emergencies. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Operations and maintenance of utility systems. Operational characteristics of tools and vehicles used in utility maintenance. Use and care of standard hand and power tools. Basic mathematics. Methods and techniques of maintaining records. Basic concepts of water distribution mathematics such as; water measurements, formulas (area and volume), units and conversion factors, and water pressure. Basic concepts for utility system maintenance such as; purpose, configuration, and operation, pipe materials, water storage facilities, meters, hydrants, leak detection and repair, corrosion, flushing and cleaning, water meter testing, maintenance and repair, and maintenance of pumps and electric motors. Basic concepts for utility system operation such as water quality, sources of supply, safety and sanitation practices including disinfectants. Operational characteristics of pumps, motors and related equipment. Equipment, tools, materials, and methods used in utility system installation and maintenance and repair. Methods and techniques of operating a variety of light and heavy equipment, including backhoes, loaders, rollers, trucks and tractors. Safe work procedures and safety practices for field and underground maintenance work. Education and Experience Any combination equivalent to the education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to gain such knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school. Experience: One year of water and/or sewer system experience including the installation, maintenance, and repair of underground water and/or sewer systems. Certifications/Licenses: Must obtain California Department of Health Services Grade I Water Distribution Certificate prior to advancing to Step 3 of pay range. Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license with a satisfactory driving record. Possession of a valid California Class B driver's license by the end of the six-month probationary period. Desirable : Possession of a California Water Environment Association Grade I Certificate. Other Requirements : Positions in these job classifications are subject to drug and alcohol testing (DOT) pursuant to Federal Law. Physical Demands and Working Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, twist, turn, kneel, bend, squat, and stoop in the performance of daily activities, and occasionally required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is also frequently required to operate compressors, concrete saws and pavement breakers, and occasionally required to operate heavy equipment such as a backhoe, tractor, roller, and loader, and drive trucks of various sizes, on a project basis. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 90 pounds. The employee is frequently required to work outdoors under varied weather conditions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment may be moderate to loud depending on working conditions. The employee will be required to work emergency overtime or off-shift hours as necessary. Closing Date/Time: Continuous