With the Bay Area economy exploding, Hayward is fast becoming a regional nerve center for new development and building activity. Spanning from our pristine western shoreline to the attractive foothills to our east, Hayward is the picture of cultural, geographic and economic diversity. With a vigorous and growing “Advanced Industries” sector, which the Brookings Institute has identified as a primary engine of the new economy, Hayward and its 160,000 residents are building the future today. The successful candidate will occupy a unique position at the nexus of commercial, residential and industrial activity in the Bay Area.

 

13 job(s) at City of Hayward

CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jul 27, 2021
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY : Next review is on August 16, 2021 at 5:00pm; Open Until Filled THE POSITION The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Family Counselor. Under general direction, the Family Counselor provides crisis intervention, counseling, and referral services to youth, families, and individuals and performs other related duties as required, such as school based, case management, and gang prevention/intervention services. This position is partially funded by Alameda County Probation Department, Delinquency Prevention Network, RFP 901499. In addition to the Regular Full-time opportunity, candidates may also be considered for a one-year Limited-term Temp Family Counselor position. Candidates will be afforded the opportunity to indicate their preferred position term during the application process of this recruitment. THE DEPARTMENT The Youth and Family Services Bureau (YFSB) is a unique part of the Hayward Police Department where police officers and professional counselors work side by side offering a variety of services to the residents of Hayward. For more than 40 years, YFSB has focused on helping families succeed at home, school and in the community. YFSB seeks to strengthen the Hayward community through creating opportunities for kids to grow up in healthy and safe neighborhoods and schools. The dedicated YFSB staff strives to reduce delinquency and crime through a range of services that address the specific needs of each family. YFSB also offers a variety of prevention services that encourage youth to stay out of trouble and provide them with positive ways to engage with their peers and the community. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a journey level professional classification and the incumbent performs the full range of counseling duties within the Youth and Family Services Bureau of the Hayward Police Department. Employees at this level receive occasional instruction as new or unusual situations arise. Positions in this classification differ from the higher level Counseling Supervisor in that the latter is responsible for providing direct supervision to professional and clerical staff. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Provides crisis intervention services to youth, families, individuals, and couples including but not limited to crises involving incorrigible youth, dependent children under the court's custody, domestic violence, first time offenders, and the hospitalization of individuals dangerous to self and others. Provides counseling to youth, families, couples, individuals and groups. Maintains crisis intake log, case files and service statistics. Provides referral information to the public, and other agencies. Participates in division, department, community and school meetings. Provides support service, consultation and training to patrol officers on juvenile and mental health topics. Provides case management services to youth and their families. Provides school based services to students and their families, including consultation and training for school administrators and teachers, implementation of school climate initiatives, and coordination of site-based student support services. Provides gang prevention and intervention services to at risk and gang involved youth and their families. Maintains formal and informal liaison with mental health professionals and service providers including courts, schools, private therapists, hospitals, probation and other agencies. Provides emergency psychological evaluation and recommendations. Responds to critical incidents and other in-field emergency situations. Performs related work as necessary. A complete job description and list of duties can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov . JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of : The theory and principles of human development, particularly child development. The theory and principles of social aspects of mental and emotional adjustment, including normal and abnormal behavior. Principles, methods and current practices of crisis intervention and counseling, which includes interviewing techniques, assessment and treatment modalities. Principles, methods and current practices of social casework. The theory and principles of child abuse, elder abuse and domestic violence treatment. The theory, principles and current practices of gang prevention and intervention. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM V) system of diagnosis. Proficiency in the use of computer skills, including multiple software formats, email and storage of digital files. Community resources in the mental health and human services areas. Ability to: Perform crisis intervention and counseling services. Establish effective and productive casework relationships with youth, families, and individuals. Establish cooperative working relationships with police officers in the handling of crisis calls. Establish cooperative working relationships with educators and school site personnel. Work independently, make sound decisions and set priorities under stressful conditions. Work collaboratively in the highly structured environment of a police department while maintaining accepted professional standards of clinical practice. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Maintain records, including statistics, and to prepare reports. Work varied shifts. Effectively manage time, meet deadlines and prioritize workload. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of experience and education equivalent to that which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Experience : One (1) year providing counseling or psychotherapy to youth, families, groups and individuals. Experience with probation involved or at-risk youth and experience with school based mental health services are highly desirable; experience working in school settings is highly desirable. OR One (1) academic year of graduate level internship experience. One (1) relevant clinical internship placement is desirable. Education : Equivalent to a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Social Work or a closely related field or a Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. (Note: Applicants with a related Master's Degree in progress are also encouraged to apply. Selected candidate will need to provide proof of graduate degree completion by the start date of employment.) Licenses & Certificates : Possession of a valid License in Marriage and Family Therapy (L.M.F.T.), Licensed Clinical Social Work (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C), Licensed Clinical Psychologist or a closely related field is highly desirable. Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : One (1) year. SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. If you possess any licenses or certifications, please attach copies of them. The selection process will include: Pre-qualifying background questionnaire via Survey Monkey, a review of qualifications, and an oral panel will determine eligibility to advance in the process. Final selection and job offer is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive police background investigation, including personal history , prior job performance and activities that may negatively affect job performance, as well as a medical examination, psychological examination, and polygraph examination . Pre-qualifying background questionnaire via Survey Monkey is the first step of this process and will be sent to all applicants who meet minimum qualifications for the position. Truthful disclosure is required for advancement in the process The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward. Next Review - August 16, 2021 Pre-Background Questionnaire Survey - Within one week of the application deadline to all eligible candidates. The City of Hayward reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by contacting Human Resources at employment@hayward-ca.gov. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jul 17, 2021
Full Time
Description The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Economic Development Specialist. The City and its leadership place a high priority on encouraging new businesses to move to Hayward, expanding retail offerings for the Hayward community, preserving a healthy industrial base, and strengthening its diverse economy. This opening offers a unique opportunity for a talented individual to create and launch new economic development programs. DIVISION The Economic Development Division is responsible for creating and supporting a positive climate for businesses in the Hayward community. The Division proactively works the business and development community for retention, expansion, and attraction of businesses to the community. In addition, the Division works to improve the image of Hayward through a variety of community focused activities and events. DEFINITION To perform professional level assignments in economic development research, design, implementation, and monitoring of programs encouraging economic development in the City of Hayward. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Assists in the design and implementation of economic development strategies and programs related to business attraction, business expansion, and retention. Duties can involve research, writing, presenting staff reports, project management, data collection and analysis, visits to local businesses and facilitating business prospects. Update existing city economic development data, and develop efficient methods of maintaining current, needed data on real estate trends, employment/training efforts and related issues. Conduct marketing of the City's available economic development programs. Works closely with other City departments to facilitate permit processing of economic development projects. Plans and implements marketing and promotion of City programs, and assists in the management of related budgets. Coordinates the City's economic development activities and efforts with those of other public and private sector agents and community groups. Acts as a City liaison and discusses issues concerning economic development, business financing and employment generation with representatives of professional and employer groups, the financial community, community organizations and individuals. Attends tradeshows and conferences to generate interest in the City. Prepares written and oral reports for boards, trade associations and City leaders. Responds orally and in writing to inquiries and provides information for the public on services and programs. Coordinates the preparation/implementation of economic development programs, special projects and events. Counsel small-business owners on ways to improve profitability and the appropriateness of real estate acquisition. Analyzes proposed commercial and/or industrial projects requiring City assistance or approval for their financial feasibility and potential impact on commercial development. May assist applicants with loan packaging for SBA or other loans. May assist in the preparation and submission of proposals for funding economic development activities. Performs other related duties as assigned. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Technical assistance techniques used in addressing such issues as economic development strategy and program formation, commercial revitalization, business attraction and retention, and incentives such as loans and grants. The real estate and business entitlement and development process. Methods and sources used in analyzing local economic trends and industry trends, as well as principles and practices of demographic research and analysis. Modern marketing and communication practices; promotional events planning. Writing and editing techniques for a variety of audiences. Business and financial instruments and concepts relative to loan packaging. Federal, state, and other resources for economic development and business assistance. Ability to: Plan, organize and implement a comprehensive economic development program, including a proactive outreach and communication program which projects the image of the community. Organize work, set priorities and exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines, including using creative ways to solve issues. Work effectively with business leaders, financial institutions, citizen groups and staff in interdepartmental and diverse team environments. Interpret and apply complex rules, regulations, laws and ordinances. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing fundamental technical information to the business community and general public. Use financial analysis techniques to determine fiscal impacts of economic development efforts. Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three (3) years of recent progressively responsible professional experience, two (2) of which include journey level duties in public economic development planning, business administration, or business management, including specific experience in financial analysis. Education : Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Economics, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Graduate degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for one year of experience. Licenses and Certifications : Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : One (1) year SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications . Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Based on the information provided, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward. Date Of Examination(s): Oral Panel Interviews - Week of 8/30/2021 The City of Hayward reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting the Human Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: 8/6/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jul 15, 2021
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY : Wednesday, August 4, 2021 by 5:00 PM DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Community Service Officer performs a variety of non-sworn police duties related to investigations, crime prevention, reporting, property, traffic, booking, searching, monitoring and transportation of prisoners. Primarily assigned to work in the jail facility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a specialized non-sworn classification, performing a wide variety of technical support duties in the Police Department. Assignments are primarily performed in the City jail; also support various divisions and may be subject to rotation. It is distinguished from Police Officers who perform a variety of duties involving the protection of life and property and routinely respond to hazardous emergency calls. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Receives general supervision from Jail Supervisor, Jail Administrator, or assigned management staff. SUPERVISION EXERCISED May provide lead direction in the absence of Jail Supervisor. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Performs duties related to processing prisoners through jail, including booking and advising of procedures and telephone rights; searching prisoners for weapons, narcotics or other hazards and contraband; housing, care and control of adult prisoners and juvenile arrestees; conducting property inventory, medical screening and prisoner classification; and provide for telephone calls and visitations. Is required to perform full custodial searches as needed. Performs appropriate fingerprint procedure (i.e. live scan service) and transmits for confirmation of identification; and registers offenders in applicable systems. Conducts warrant checks, makes confirmation with appropriate agency and updates related systems through computer and teletype. Collects information to complete Alameda County consolidated arrest reports. Maintains jail security, observes prisoners in detention, and prepares documentation of behavior. Performs prisoner exit processing, issues receipts for bail, completes computer processing and prepares appropriate documentation for release. Transport prisoners to court or other jail facilities. Responds to public inquiries in person or by telephone. Responds to and drafts letters and general correspondence related to assigned area. Testifies in court or at hearings on case records and investigative activities and in court proceedings. Performs traffic control for accidents, parades, large public events, congested situations, etc. Enforces parking regulations, writes and approves traffic citations. Operate various police related equipment such as a radio, mobile terminals, cameras and computer systems. Prepares and maintains a wide variety of forms and records, including police reports. Prepares documentation and makes arrangements for towing and impoundment of vehicles. Performs related non-sworn police duties and responsibilities as required. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation in completing clear and concise reports and correspondence. General principles and practices used to establish effective police/community relations. Use and basic capabilities of computerized record and information systems. Safe work methods and safety regulations. Ability to: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with other City employees and members of the public; maintain a professional, courteous demeanor under adverse, difficult, and confrontational situations. Read, understand, interpret and apply policies and procedures as well as learn and apply pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. Learn and apply mandated advanced defensive tactics methods and application of necessary control and self-defense procedures. Prepare paperwork and reports related to area of assignment. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrate sound judgment, tact, and integrity. Perform assigned duties with general supervision. Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time and application of necessary control and self-defense procedures. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment, specialized software applications programs and assigned equipment. Work varied hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Successfully complete the State of California, Board of Corrections Correctional Officer Core course within one year of date of employment. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience - Two years of responsible work experience, high public contact and/or in law enforcement preferred. Education - Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Two years of college education, in a related field of law enforcement may substitute responsible work experience. License - Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) year. Not less than 18 years of age at time of appointment (Section 6035, Penal Code). SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application. Applications must be submitted by: August 4, 2021 at 5:00 PM. The selection process may include: Pre-qualifying background questionnaire via Survey Monkey, a written examination, a computer skills examination and oral panel to determine eligibility to advance in the process. Final selection and job offer is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive police background investigation , including personal history, prior job performance and activities that may negatively affect job performance, as well as a medical examination and psychological examination . Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Applicants will be notified electronically via GovernmentJobs.com as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from NeoGov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward. Tentative Dates are as follows (PLEASE NOTE: DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT THE CITY'S DISCRETION): Examination & Selection Process Date Pre-Background Questionnaire Survey Monkey 8/6/2021 Written Skills Examination Week of 9/13/2021 Oral Panel Interviews Week of 10/18/2021 APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Department at (510) 583-4500. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by NeoGov. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the NeoGov Help Desk at (877) 204-4442. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: 8/4/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Description [Posting updated January 19, 2021] DEADLINE TO APPLY: Next review scheduled for March 28, 2021 by 11:59PM THE POSITION Under general direction of the Operations Support Services Manager, plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the police and fire communication center operations within the Police Department and implement policies and procedures that will maximize efficiency for calls for service. Exercises direct and indirect supervision over supervisory, technical, and administrative support staff. The ideal candidate has three years or more of progressively responsible emergency dispatch supervisory experience . Candidate must be able to take initiative, multi-task and handle day-to-day operations of the call center. Are you someone that thrives in working at a fast-paced environment and looking to catapult your current supervisory role into an administrator role? We want you to apply for this vital position with our Police Department! DEFINITION Under general direction of the Operations Support Services Manager, plan, organize, direct and coordinate the police and fire communication center operations within the Police Department and implement policies and procedures that will maximize efficiency for calls for service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This classification is distinguished from the Communications Supervisor in that the latter performs full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinates and overseeing a program area within a work unit or department. It is further distinguished from the Operations Support Services Manager which has overall management responsibility over the Support Services Division within the Police Department. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Develops, implements and updates section goals, objectives, policies and procedures. Plans, organizes and directs police and fire communications center activities including monitoring and analyzing shift reports relative to the dispatch function and overseeing investigations of complaints regarding police/fire communications operations. Prepares the Communications Center's budget; assists in budget implementation; participates in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, supplies, and services; administers the approved budget. Researches and evaluates applicable MOU, policies, codes, regulations, and laws governing communications and use of confidentiality of police records. Recommends the appointment of personnel; provides and/or coordinates staff training; conducts performance evaluations; implements discipline procedures as required; maintains discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the department. Oversees and manages the operations and activities of Communications Center; ensures both the Police and Fire Departments needs are met. Researches, develops, implements and assists in compiling Communications Center standards to meet the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) requirements; coordinates audits for accreditation. Plans, coordinates and conducts training and professional development of the Communications Center staff. Manages the public safety communication infrastructure and equipment, including EBRICS radio communication and cmputer related hardware and software applications. Oversees the City's narrow banding efforts in compliance with the FCC's rules and regulations. Serves as liaison between outside organizations and the City and to boards, councils and commissions as directed; prepares and presents staff reports and presentations at various City Council, commission, board, and other governmental meetings; drafts City Council documents; serves on various committees and task forces. Maintains communication with public safety personnel regarding Communications Center issues; attends line-ups, special operations briefings and inter-agency meetings and committees to ensure current information is available to the Communication Center. Responds to emergency situations which may arise in the communications center during off-duty hours. Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Performs related duties as assigned. A complete job description and list of duties can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov . Minimum Qualifications JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Public safety emergency dispatching equipment procedures and practices. City, county, state and federal law enforcement computer systems. Correct English usage, spelling, punctuation, grammar and report writing. Communications rules and regulations governing the operation of radio transmitting and receiving systems. Police and Fire Department procedures, functions and reporting relationships. Operation and procedures of fire and law enforcement offices. Modern office management practices and methods, computer equipment and software. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and general laws. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management. Ability to: Meet and deal effectively and courteously with the public. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Keep records and prepare reports. Plan, organize and supervise the work of others and to develop staff through formal and informal training sessions and materials. Communicate effectively at all levels with the public, department and City staff. Interpret and develop policies and procedures. Carry forward several projects simultaneously, set priorities and makes sound decisions as circumstances require. Prepare and monitor a budget. Supervise, train and evaluate personnel. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and training that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level coursework in supervision/management and general business. Education equivalent to an Associate of Arts degree in Administration of Justice, Business or Public Administration is highly desirable. Experience: Three (3) years of supervisory experience in emergency dispatching comparable to that of a Communications Supervisor in the City of Hayward. License or Certificate: Possession and maintenance of both a Basic POST Dispatch Course Certificate of Completion and a valid California Class C Driver's License. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications . Please include a copy of your Basic (or higher) POST Dispatch Course Certificate of Completion with your application. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Based on the information provided, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward. Date Of Examination(s): Background Questionnaire - TBD Oral Panel Interviews - TBD The City of Hayward reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by emailing the Human Resources Department at employment@hayward-ca.gov. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY : Open Until Filled Next Review Date: TBD Please note, this is the posting for the "Community Service Officer - Jailer (Lateral)" position. If you do not meet the lateral requirements listed below, please apply for the City of Hayward entry- level "Community Service Officer - Jailer" position listed on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/haywardca DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Community Service Officer performs a variety of non-sworn police duties related to investigations, crime prevention, reporting, property, traffic, booking, searching, monitoring and transportation of prisoners. Primarily assigned to work in the jail facility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a specialized non-sworn classification, performing a wide variety of technical support duties in the Police Department. Assignments are primarily performed in the City jail; also support various divisions and may be subject to rotation. It is distinguished from Police Officers who perform a variety of duties involving the protection of life and property and routinely respond to hazardous emergency calls. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Receives general supervision from Jail Supervisor, Jail Administrator, or assigned management staff. SUPERVISION EXERCISED May provide lead direction in the absence of Jail Supervisor. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Performs duties related to processing prisoners through jail, including booking and advising of procedures and telephone rights; searching prisoners for weapons, narcotics or other hazards and contraband; housing, care and control of adult prisoners and juvenile arrestees; conducting property inventory, medical screening and prisoner classification; and provide for telephone calls and visitations. Is required to perform full custodial searches as needed. Performs appropriate fingerprint procedure (i.e. live scan service) and transmits for confirmation of identification; and registers offenders in applicable systems. Conducts warrant checks, makes confirmation with appropriate agency and updates related systems through computer and teletype. Collects information to complete Alameda County consolidated arrest reports. Maintains jail security, observes prisoners in detention, and prepares documentation of behavior. Performs prisoner exit processing, issues receipts for bail, completes computer processing and prepares appropriate documentation for release. Transport prisoners to court or other jail facilities. Responds to public inquiries in person or by telephone. Responds to and drafts letters and general correspondence related to assigned area. Testifies in court or at hearings on case records and investigative activities and in court proceedings. Performs traffic control for accidents, parades, large public events, congested situations, etc. Enforces parking regulations, writes and approves traffic citations. Operate various police related equipment such as a radio, mobile terminals, cameras and computer systems. Prepares and maintains a wide variety of forms and records, including police reports. Prepares documentation and makes arrangements for towing and impoundment of vehicles. Performs related non-sworn police duties and responsibilities as required. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation in completing clear and concise reports and correspondence. General principles and practices used to establish effective police/community relations. Use and basic capabilities of computerized record and information systems. Safe work methods and safety regulations. Ability to: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with other City employees and members of the public; maintain a professional, courteous demeanor under adverse, difficult, and confrontational situations. Read, understand, interpret and apply policies and procedures as well as learn and apply pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. Learn and apply mandated advanced defensive tactics methods and application of necessary control and self-defense procedures. Prepare paperwork and reports related to area of assignment. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrate sound judgment, tact, and integrity. Perform assigned duties with general supervision. Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time and application of necessary control and self-defense procedures. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment, specialized software applications programs and assigned equipment. Work varied hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Successfully complete the State of California, Board of Corrections Correctional Officer Core course within one year of date of employment. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience - One (1) year of experience working in a jail facility and successful completion of the Basic Correction Officer Core Course by the California Board of Corrections Standards and Training. OR Possess a California Peace Officer Standards and Training Basic Academy Certificate. Please be sure to attach a copy of your POST Basic Academy Certificateby the application deadline in order tobe considered. Education - Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License - Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) year. SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application. Applications must be submitted by: next review date 5/29/2019. The selection process will include: Pre-qualifying background questionnaire via Survey Monkey to determine eligibility to advance in the process.Final selection and job offer is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive police background investigation , including personal history, prior job performance and activities that may negatively affect job performance, as well as a medical examination and psychological examination . Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Applicants will be notified electronically viaGovernmentJobs.comas to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice fromNeoGov/Government Jobsand the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting theHuman Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow atleastone (1)hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided byNeoGov. If you have problems while applying online, please contact theNeoGovHelp Desk at (877) 204-4442. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Not less than 18 years of age at time of appointment (Section 6035, Penal Code). Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY : Open Until Filled Please note, this is the posting for the "Lateral Communications Operator" position. See below for Lateral Communications Operator requirements. The City of Hayward is adhering to the Alameda County Public Health Department's order to shelter in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.While the order is in effect, the City is allowing for the typing certificate requirement to be satisfied later in the selection process. The typing certificate is not required to apply for the position, but will be required prior to appointment. THE POSITION: The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Lateral Communications Operator. DEFINITION Under general supervision from the Communications Supervisor, the Communications Operator operates a computer aided dispatch system receiving calls and dispatching police, fire or other City services. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a journey technical level position in which incumbents are expected to independently perform the full range of duties assigned. This class is distinguished from the Communications Supervisor in that the latter provides technical and functional supervision over assigned communication personnel. THE DEPARTMENT The Communications Center in the Support Services Division of the Hayward Police Department is responsible for dispatching both Police and Fire Services throughout the City of Hayward. The Hayward Police Department is one of 18 CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement) accredited police departments in California and is committed to maintaining CALEA's high standards and broadly recognized excellence. The Communications Center is frequently the first point of contact that a member of the public will have when requesting assistance from the City of Hayward. The information gathered by the communications operator during this contact is critical to a positive outcome. The Communications Center consists of six (6) stations with each communications operator assigned to a specific job. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Receives emergency and non-emergency calls from the public, private companies and other jurisdictions. Dispatches police and fire personnel or other City services in response to such calls. Relays emergency and non-emergency information to public safety personnel in the field. Relays information to other agencies as required. Monitors multiple frequencies. Maintains accurate record of location and status of public safety units. Operates a manual dispatch system when necessary. Assists in relaying information during response to natural disasters. Performs related work as necessary. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: English usage, including comprehension and grammar. Ability to: Read and comprehend information and instructions. Learn to operate manual and computer aided radio and telephone equipment in dispatching public safety equipment and personnel. Perform several job tasks effectively under pressure for sustained periods of time. Memorize and retain information from a variety of sources. Interpret information from distraught, incoherent or angry callers and relay critical facts to appropriate emergency ornonemergencypersonnel. Assign priorities both to incoming calls and to the dispatch of calls for service. Speak clearly and concisely via radio, telephone and in person. Respond to requests for emergency andnonemergencyservices in a professional and courteous manner. Type accurately at a speed of 35 words per minute. Work various shifts, including day, swing and graveyard as well as weekends and holidays. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. A complete job description and list of duties can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov. Minimum Qualifications LATERAL REQUIREMENTS: Experience: Two (2) years of experience as a public safety dispatcher for a Public Safety Answering Point, including heavy public contact while performing multiple tasks and using a computer-aided dispatch system. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade. Licenses and Certificates: Completion of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Public Safety Dispatcher course is highly desirable. OTHER REQUIREMENTS The City of Hayward is adhering to the Alameda County Public Health Department's order to shelter in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.While the order is in effect, the City is allowing for the typing certificate requirement to be satisfied later in the selection process. The typing certificate is not required to apply for the position, but will be required prior to appointment. Typing Certificate:A typing certificate with 35 net wordsper minute1.Certificates will be accepted from a public school, business school or temporaryagency; certificatesfrom Internet testing services and/or home computer CD testing will NOT be accepted. 2.Typing certificate (or signed statement on official letterhead from the testing agency) must be dated no earlier than six (6) months prior to the date of the application filing . 3.Typing certificate (or signed letter) must state all of the following information: •Five (5)-minute timed typing test. •Gross typing speed in words per minute. •Gross number of errors. •Net words per minute. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : Two (2) years C635 CommunicationsOperator SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application andresponses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. The typing certificate is not required to apply for the position, but will be required prior to appointment. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Only those candidates meeting "Lateral Requirements" will continue in the selection process. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employmentbackground/referencecheck that mayinclude,but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receiveemailnoticefromNeogov/Government Jobsand the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting theHuman Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow atleastone (1)hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided byGovernment Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (855)524-5627. The City of Hayward reserves the right to modify theselection processas necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Description POLICE OFFICER (ACADEMY GRADUATE / ACADEMY PARTICIPANT/ FTO) Candidates must have successfully completed a California POST approved Basic Police Academy with a valid California POST Academy Certificate; OR Currently attending a POST approved Basic Police Academy and/or has been accepted to a POST approved Basic Police Academy . The City of Hayward is accepting application for Police Officer--Academy Graduates and Academy Participants. Police Officers at the City of Hayward perform a wide variety of law enforcement assignments including but not limited to: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication. These require operating a patrol car or motorcycle, arresting and citing violators of laws, writing reports, serving warrants, testifying in court and providing information to the public. Those candidates who are currently participating in the Police Academy would be hired as a Police Officer Trainee ($5,837-$6,125) . The Police Officer Trainee is hired into a civilian position for the period of time they are assigned to the police academy. Upon successful completion of training at the academy, Trainees will then be sworn in and appointed to the classification of Police Officer. Police Officer Trainee benefits are limited to those of a civilian employee. THE DEPARTMENT The Hayward Police Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the city by maintaining partnerships with its diverse community, together creating safe and cohesive neighborhoods. We pledge to safeguard the lives and property of the people served, and to reduce the incidence and fear of crime. We do this by treating all people fairly and equitably; and by being ethical, honest, responsive, and professional in the services we provide. We are accountable to one another and to the community. The Hayward Police Department is comprised of a staff of 197 sworn personnel and 124 professional staff. The Department supports a Community Policing philosophy and offers excellent promotional and special assignment opportunities. The Patrol Division currently works 3-12.5 hour days and has weekends off at least six months out of the year . Patrol Officers enjoy a minimum of 9 training days per year. Detectives who work investigations (SVU, Homicide, Gangs, Narcotics, etc.) receive incentive pay and participate in several task forces in Alameda County. Officers have a wide variety of specialty assignments to choose from, such as School Resource Officer, K9, Special Duty Unit (street enforcement related to gangs), and Traffic (motors). For more informationabout The Hayward Police Department, please visit www.joinhaywardpd.com. DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Police Officer patrols the City's commercial, industrial, and residential districts; enforces laws and ordinances of the state of California and the city of Hayward, works closely with the community to preserve the peace and promote public safety; carefully documents own activities in written reports and statements; performs a wide variety of law enforcement assignments such as patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, radio communications, and administrative services; provides court testimony; investigates crimes such as burglary, robbery, assault, and disturbing the peace; assists firefighters and emergency medical technicians; and performs related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Work normally consists of routine police tasks performed according to Department rules and regulations. Incumbents receive general and special instructions and must be able to act without direct supervision. The absence of ongoing supervisory responsibilities distinguishes this class from the class of Police Sergeant. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General supervision is provided by higher level officers. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Provide occasional supervision to volunteers, reserve officers and professional support staff. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Patrols the assigned area on foot or in patrol vehicle, makes routine security checks, inspects places of possible disorder and keeps alert to discover suspect circumstances or persons. Operates a patrol car, motorcycle, or other vehicle Responds to radio and telephone dispatches and appears at scene or disorder or crime. Resolves disputes, admonishes individuals, responds to accidents and provide emergency first aid. Arrests and cites violators of laws and ordinances. Investigates calls and complaints. Investigates traffic accidents. Prepares and documents cases; write reports; serve warrants and subpoenas; and testifies in court. Writes citations. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property. Coordinates crime scene control; makes initial investigations of crimes and crime scenes. Assists Detectives and other investigators in crime investigation. Watches for suspicious cars, curfew violators and wanted persons. Operates two-way radio equipment. Takes fingerprints and photographs and processes evidence Assists in booking and jailing prisoners. Processes and transports prisoners. Directs traffic. Questions suspects and witnesses. Provides information, directions, other services and assistance to the public. Inspects patrol cars/motorcycles, equipment and weapons to ensure proper operation. Prepares for and participates in planned events; stands and directs traffic at collision scenes and demonstrations; controls crowds; and cooperates with City, State and other agencies to secure areas at special events or crime scenes. Participates in special details and assignments. May serve as a field training officer. Perform related duties as assigned. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge Of: Basic law enforcement terminology and concepts. Public relations in law enforcement. Techniques for dealing with people of all socio-economic levels under hostile and emergency situations. Safe vehicle operation. Principles of first aid. Ability to: Learn principles, practices, procedures, terminology and operation of equipment used in law enforcement and crime prevention and investigation. Read and interpret laws, ordinances, regulations and Department policies. Analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action. Drive a vehicle safely. Write clear, concise and accurate reports. Understand and follow oral and written directions. Observe and accurately recall places, names, faces, descriptive characteristics and details of incidents. Perform physical tasks inherent in the work of a Police Officer. Be courteous but firm with the public when needed React quickly and calmly under emergency and stressful situations. Make sound decisions. Develop skill in the use of a firearm. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Perform physically demanding tasks for extended periods of time. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One (1) year in a law enforcement agency within the last thirty-six (36) months and possession of a current Basic California P.O.S.T Certificate. OR Currently employed by a law enforcement agency and have successfully passed a field training officer (FTO) program, but have yet to complete probation. OR Successful completion of a California Basic P.O.S.T approved academy certificate. Obtained within the past eighteen (18) months from date of application is desirable. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Possession of an Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is desirable. Necessary Special Qualifications: - Free of any felony convictions. - A citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship (Government Code Para. 1031). - Age, not less than 21 years at time of appointment. - Vision in each eye, correctable to at least 20/30. - Must pass a background investigation. - Must meet all Department medical, physical and psychological standards. Licenses and Certificates : Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to: work in a standard office environment and use standard office equipment and current software; to work in a field environment in various weather conditions; grasp, perform repetitive hand movements and fine coordination to prepare documents and data using a computer keyboard and mouse/trackball; sit for prolonged periods of time; walk, stand, crouch, reach, twist, turn, kneel, bend, squat, stoop, run and safely lift and move equipment and material weighing up to 45 pounds; converse by telephone, by email, in person, and to small or large groups and be clearly understood; read and comprehend legal, technical, and complex documents, interact with the public and all different levels of City staff in an effective and professional manner; and safely drive to various locations throughout the City and County to fulfill assigned duties. Essential functions much be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. PROBATIONARY PERIOD : Two (2) Years P200 Police Officer Created: March 1969 Last Revised: August 2018 EEO Code: 04 FPPC STATUS: Non-Designated FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Description The City of Hayward is accepting applications for Police Officer--Lateral. Police Officers at the City of Hayward perform a wide variety of law enforcement assignments including but not limited to: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication. These require operating a patrol car or motorcycle, arresting and citing violators of laws, writing reports, serving warrants, testifying in court and providing information to the public. ABOUT HAYWARD Hayward has been routinely billed as one of the most diverse cities in the state of California. We're proud of that. We thrive on the vibrant mix of cultures and customs that makes Hayward such a wonderful place to live, work and play. For well over a century, Hayward has been a "community of opportunity," a city with open arms and an enviable list of resources to help newcomers build their dreams. Unlike many other Bay Area cities, Hayward remains accessible, affordable and primed for growth. People are beginning to see Hayward for everything it has to offer: a warm and inviting climate, easy access to three international airports within 20 minutes, affordable real estate, superior water resources, well-run city government, considerable open space and a host of recreational opportunities. Add an educated workforce, a wide range of housing options and one of California's most diverse populations, and you have the ingredients for an unparalleled location: Hayward, the Heart of the Bay. THE DEPARTMENT The Hayward Police Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the city by maintaining partnerships with its diverse community, together creating safe and cohesive neighborhoods. We pledge to safeguard the lives and property of the people served, and to reduce the incidence and fear of crime. We do this by treating all people fairly and equitably; and by being ethical, honest, responsive, and professional in the services we provide. We are accountable to one another and to the community. The Hayward Police Department is comprised of a staff of 197 sworn personnel and 124 professional staff. The Department supports a Community Policing philosophy and offers excellent promotional and special assignment opportunities. The Patrol Division currently works 3-12.5 hour days and has weekends off at least six months out of the year. Patrol Officers enjoy a minimum of 9 training days per year. Detectives who work investigations (SVU, Homicide, Gangs, Narcotics, etc.) receive incentive pay and participate in several task forces in Alameda County. Officers have a wide variety of specialty assignments to choose from, such as School Resource Officer, K9, Special Duty Unit (street enforcement related to gangs), and Traffic (motors). For more informationabout The Hayward Police Department, please visit www.joinhaywardpd.com. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Patrols the assigned area on foot or in patrol vehicle, makes routine security checks, inspects places of possible disorder and keeps alert to discover suspect circumstances or persons. Operates a patrol car, motorcycle, or other vehicle Responds to radio and telephone dispatches and appears at scene or disorder or crime. Resolves disputes, admonishes individuals, responds to accidents and provide emergency first aid. Arrests and cites violators of laws and ordinances. Investigates calls and complaints. Investigates traffic accidents. Prepares and documents cases; write reports; serve warrants and subpoenas; and testifies in court. Writes citations. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property. Coordinates crime scene control; makes initial investigations of crimes and crime scenes. Assists Detectives and other investigators in crime investigation. Watches for suspicious cars, curfew violators and wanted persons. Operates two-way radio equipment. Takes fingerprints and photographs and processes evidence Assists in booking and jailing prisoners. Processes and transports prisoners. Directs traffic. Questions suspects and witnesses. Provides information, directions, other services and assistance to the public. Inspects patrol cars/motorcycles, equipment and weapons to ensure proper operation. Prepares for and participates in planned events; stands and directs traffic at collision scenes and demonstrations; controls crowds; and cooperates with City, State and other agencies to secure areas at special events or crime scenes. Participates in special details and assignments. May serve as a field training officer. Perform related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One (1) year in a law enforcement agency within the last thirty-six (36) months and possession of a current Basic California P.O.S.T Certificate. Education : High school diploma or equivalent (possession of an Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is desirable). License Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Necessary Special Qualifications: - Free of any felony convictions. - A citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship (Government Code Para. 1031). - 21 years of age at time of appointment. - Vision in each eye, correctable to at least 20/30. - Must pass a background investigation. - Must meet all Department medical, physical and psychological standards. - Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge Of: Basic law enforcement terminology and concepts. Public relations in law enforcement. Techniques for dealing with people of all socio-economic levels under hostile and emergency situations. Safe vehicle operation. Principles of first aid. Ability to: Learn principles, practices, procedures, terminology and operation of equipment used in law enforcement and crime prevention and investigation. Read and interpret laws, ordinances, regulations and Department policies. Analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action. Drive a vehicle safely. Write clear, concise and accurate reports. Understand and follow oral and written directions. Observe and accurately recall places, names, faces, descriptive characteristics and details of incidents. Perform physical tasks inherent in the work of a Police Officer. Be courteous but firm with the public when needed React quickly and calmly under emergency and stressful situations. Make sound decisions. Develop skill in the use of a firearm. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Perform physically demanding tasks for extended periods of time. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : Two (2) Years SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application, a copyof a Basic POST Certificate and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Be sure to scan and attach a copy of your Basic POST Certificate to your on-line application . Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Based on the information provided, those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include a pre-background questionnaire and an oral, practical, and/or written examination. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Those candidates ranking highest on the eligible list will be granted a selection interview where they will be interviewed by the Personnel and Training Administrator of the Hayward Police Department. At that time, candidates will need to bring a copy of a police report they authored documenting a self-initiated arrest (felonies preferred). Those candidates deemed most highly qualified from the selection interview may be invited to interview with the Chief of Police. Final selection and job offer is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive police background investigation, including personal history, prior job performance and activities that may negatively affect job performance, as well as a medical examination and psychological examination. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receiveemailnoticefromNeogov/Government Jobsand the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting theHuman Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow atleastone (1)hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided byGovernment Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (855)524-5627. The City of Hayward reserves the right to modify theselection processas necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Part Time
Description The City of Hayward invites applications for Reserve Officer. FINAL FILING DATE : Continuous. Reserve Officers work on a voluntary basis. Time requirements are a minimum of 20 hours per month. There are currently 25 openings for Reserve Officer. THE DEPARTMENT : The Hayward Police Department is comprised of a staff of 197 full time and 25 Reserve sworn personnel, and 124 professional staff. The Department supports a Community Policing philosophy and offers excellent promotional and special assignment opportunities. Reserve Officers enjoy a minimum of 9 training days per year. THE POSITION : Duties include a wide variety of law enforcement assignments including but not limited to: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication. These require operating a patrol car, arresting and citing violators of laws, writing reports, serving warrants, testifying in court and providing information to the public. Level II and Level III Reserve Officers that are interested in performing communication dispatch duties are invited to apply. Safety equipment is provided at no cost. A three year commitment to the Reserve Bureau is desirable. Minimum Qualifications ENTRY AND LATERAL EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION : Experience and Certification : Valid basic P.O.S.T Certificate, valid Level I, or valid Level II or valid Level III P.OS.T. Certificate Education : High school diploma or equivalent Licenses : Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS : • Free of any felony convictions. • A citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship (Government Code Para. 1031). • Not less than 21 years of age at time of appointment. • Vision in each eye, correctable to at least 20/30. • Must pass a background investigation. • Must meet all Department medical, physical and psychological standards. • Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Supplemental Information SELECTION PROCEDURE : Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application, valid Basic P.O.S.T Certificate, or Level II Certificate, valid WSTB Physical Agility score of 384 or above, a "T" score of 50 or above, and a writing sample, to be considered. Application packets will be screened by a qualified appraisal panel and candidates considered best qualified based on the information provided, will move forward in the examination process. APPLICATIONS : Applications can be obtained by calling the Reserve Bureau at (510) 293-7089. Email: mike.rippy@hayward-ca.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY: First review date April 9, 2021; Next review date TBD; Open Until Filled THE POSITION: The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Communications Operator (Dispatcher). Note: The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill Call Taker vacancies. Monthy Salary: $5,541 - $6,732 DEFINITION To operate a computer aided dispatch system receiving calls and dispatching police, fire or other City services. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a journey technical level position in which incumbents are expected to independently perform the full range of duties assigned. This class is distinguished from the Communications Supervisor in that the latter provides technical and functional supervision over assigned communication personnel. The Communications Center in the Support Services Division of the Hayward Police Department is responsible for dispatching both Police and Fire Services throughout the City of Hayward. The Hayward Police Department is one of 18 CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement) accredited police departments in California and is committed to maintaining CALEA's high standards and broadly recognized excellence. The Communications Center is frequently the first point of contact that a member of the public will have when requesting assistance from the City of Hayward. The information gathered by the communications operator during this contact is critical to a positive outcome. The Communications Center consists of six (6) stations with each communications operator assigned to a specific job. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Receives emergency and non-emergency calls from the public, private companies and other jurisdictions. Dispatches police and fire personnel or other City services in response to such calls. Relays emergency and non-emergency information to public safety personnel in the field. Relays information to other agencies as required. Monitors multiple frequencies. Maintains accurate record of location and status of public safety units. Operates a manual dispatch system when necessary. Assists in relaying information during response to natural disasters. Performs related work as necessary. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: English usage, including comprehension and grammar. Ability to: Read and comprehend information and instructions. Learn to operate manual and computer aided radio and telephone equipment in dispatching public safety equipment and personnel. Perform several job tasks effectively under pressure for sustained periods of time. Memorize and retain information from a variety of sources. Interpret information from distraught, incoherent or angry callers and relay critical facts to appropriate emergency or nonemergency personnel. Assign priorities both to incoming calls and to the dispatch of calls for service. Speak clearly and concisely via radio, telephone and in person. Respond to requests for emergency and nonemergency services in a professional and courteous manner. Type accurately at a speed of 35 words per minute. Work various shifts, including day, swing and graveyard as well as weekends and holidays. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. A complete job description and list of duties can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov . Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two (2) years of heavy public contact experience while performing multiple tasks simultaneously. Public Safety dispatch experience is desirable. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade. Licenses and Certificates: Completion of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Public Safety Dispatcher course is highly desirable. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Typing Certificate: A typing certificate with 35 net words per minute must accompany your application.1. Certificates will be accepted from a public school, business school or temporary agency;certificates from Internet testing services and/or home computer CD testing will NOT be accepted. 2. Typing certificate (or signed statement on official letterhead from the testing agency) must be dated no earlier than six (6) months prior to the date of the application filing. 3. Typing certificate (or signed letter) must state all of the following information: • Five (5)-minute timed typing test. • Gross typing speed in words per minute. • Gross number of errors. • Net words per minute. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : Two (2) years Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and typing certificate, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Be sure to scan and attach a copy of your typing certificate to your on-line application; however certificates may also be emailed to employment@hayward-ca.gov, no later than the date of the oral exam should you be invited to participate . Please be sure to indicate your first name and last name in the email and the position the typing certificate should be applied to. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Based on the information provided, those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, and/or written examination. EXAMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS First Review - April 9, 2021 Pre-Background Questionnaire Survey - Week of April 12, 2021 *Written Examination (Post Dispatcher Test) - Week of May 17, 2021 Typing Certificate Deadline - Date of Oral Panel Oral Panel Interviews - Week of June 28, 2021 NEXT REVIEW DATE - TBD Please note; these future dates are tentative and subject to change at the City's discretion. *Candidates must submit a completed job application and valid typing certificate as described in this bulletin to be reviewed. Candidates may also provide a POST Dispatcher T-Score of 48 or above from within the last 12 months of the application date by no later than 15 days in advance of the written examination or participate in the City's administration of the POST Dispatcher Test. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting the Human Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (877) 204-4442. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 23, 2021
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY : First review scheduled for September 15, 2021; Open Until Filled THE POSITION The City of Hayward is excited to announce the Facilities Management Division has an immediate opening for a highly responsible HVAC Mechanic to join our team. IDEAL CANDIDATE If you are as equally committed to maintaining energy and facilities efficiency and control, as you are to working as a key member of a team that takes pride in the work they perform and the excellent services they provide, we are looking for you! Ideal candidates will possess professional/technical strength following principles and practices of the HVAC field. Those with experience servicing diverse facilities and commercial equipment and adhering to job safety practices are also encouraged to apply. DEFINITION Under general supervision, performs a variety of advanced heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) work in connection with maintenance and repair, performs skilled trades work on projects in the trade areas of electrical, plumbing, low-voltage communication systems, facilities repair and performs related work as required. May assist in the skilled trades of carpentry and painting as needed. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS In this journey level class, incumbents must possess a comprehensive understanding of the HVAC field, including the relationships, dependencies and implications of actions taken. It is distinguished from the Facilities Serviceworker series in that the duties performed are of a specialized, skilled nature in the HVAC field, whereas the Facilities Serviceworker classifications perform semi-skilled duties relating to general building maintenance. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Services, repairs and replaces heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment; repairs and overhauls a variety of equipment, including air compressors, major tooling, drinking fountains, auxiliary fans of all types, and lighting devices. Performs preventative maintenance on heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. Performs more complex, difficult or unique tasks or projects that have longer-term objectives and works in a manner that is largely self-directed. Diagnoses causes of equipment malfunctions. Installs, services and programs building operation computer-based control systems. Exercises independent judgment in solving problems and identifying new approaches to achieving outcomes; demonstrates analytical skills in applying knowledge and experience to complex technical problems in order to develop appropriate solutions. Follows all safety rules and protocols; takes appropriate action as required to identify and correct safety hazards and report safety concerns to his/her supervisor. May perform lock-smith work and power-washing as needed. Performs related duties as assigned. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Procedures, techniques, materials and tools used in the repair, maintenance, and installation of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. Operating and preventative maintenance requirements of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. Safe and proper use of tools, machinery, equipment and supplies used in the skilled trades. Repair and installation of HVAC units of up to a capacity of 750 tons. High-lift and fork-lift operations. Building, plumbing and electrical codes. Ability to: Perform skilled HVAC maintenance and repairs and other skilled trade work. Read and interpret plans and blueprints. Establish and maintain a positive customer service attitude and effective working relationship with the public and City employees. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : Two (2) years of increasingly responsible skilled craft experience in HVAC. Experience in energy management systems is desirable. Education : Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by the completion of an apprenticeship program in HVAC. Completion of a five (5) year apprenticeship program in HVAC is highly desirable. Licenses and Certificates : Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Possession and maintenance of Federal Environmental Protection Agency CFC Universal Technician certification. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) year. SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Based on the information provided, those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, and/or written examination. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.NeoGov.com. Paper applications can be obtained by contacting HR at: employment@hayward-ca.gov. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (877) 204-4442. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: 9/15/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 19, 2021
Full Time
Description DEFINITION Under general direction of the Director of Public Works, the Deputy Director of Public Works - Transportation plans, directs, supervises, and reviews the activities, projects, and programs in the Transporation Division. Specific responsibilities include: - Representing and advocating for the City at the Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC), and it's various committees, and serving as the Technical Advisory Committee member at the Alameda CTC. - Working with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), Alameda CTC, Caltrans, and other outside agencies to identify grant opportunities and prepare grant applications. - Leading and fostering the City's implementation of bicycle and pedestrian initiatives and projects. - Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with community groups and other transportation-related stakeholders. - Representing and advocating for the City on issues related to the Union Pacific Railroad's Capital Corridor and other public transit agencies, including Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and AC Transit. - Coordinating City's participation in regional projects within the City and those with potential impacts on the City. - Developing and implementing strategies to promote and improve the safe, orderly and efficient movement of pedestrian and vehicular traffic, including signs, markings and traffic control devices. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will be a transporation professional with a track record of collaboration and accomplishment through regional relationships. Strong communication skills and experience with transportation advocacy are cricitlally important. While technical skills in the filed are important, the candidate's ability to leverage strong collaborations and effective relationships is most needed. In Hayward, a high priority is placed on customer service for all its residents, developers, and other commercial customers. The ideal candidate will have a customer srvice mindset and the ability to permeate that culture throughout the organization. The ideal candidate will also have a proven track record of implementing "complete streets" projects in close cooperation with residential and business communities. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : Five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory and administrative experience in transportation planning and/or traffic engineering, including management level experience. Education : Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in transportation planning, engineering or public administration, including or supplemented by special study in transportation planning and/or engineering. A Master's Degree is desirable. License or Certificate: Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information The Recruitment Process Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website: Ralph Anderson & Associates www.ralphandersen.com To view the recruitment brochure, click on: Deputy Director of Public Works - Utilities (Download PDF reader) Feel free to contact Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process. All interested candidates should apply by sending a compelling cover letter and a comprehensie resume to apply@ralphandersen.com . The City of Hayward, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Search Schedule Filing Deadline August 2, 2021 Preliminary Screening Interviews TBD Interviews with City TBD These dates have been confirmed, and it is recommended that you plan your calendar accordingly. Closing Date/Time: 8/2/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 14, 2021
Full Time
Description Deadline to apply: Next review date is Friday, June 4, 2021 at 5:00 PM; Open until filled THE POSITION The City of Hayward is seeking a Water Meter Mechanic for the Public Works & Utilities Department. Under general supervision of the Senior Utility Customer Service Leader and the Utilities Field Services Supervisor, performs a range of duties relating to the troubleshooting and repair of various aspects of the City of Hayward's Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and overall water distribution system. Provides water customer support by investigating concerns relating to utility billing, recognizing unusual water consumption, answering questions, explaining regulations, and terminating/initiating water services. Performs other related duties as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Positions in this class are responsible for the repair of water meters and backflow construction meters. They also perform a variety of semi-skilled tasks requiring knowledge of various water distribution technologies and strong customer service skills. Assignments are more varied and are expected to be completed with a greater degree of independence than those performed by a Customer Field Technician. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General supervision is provided by the Senior Utility Customer Service Leader and the Utilities Field Services Supervisor of the Public Works & Utilities Department. SUPERVISION EXERCISED None. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Field and bench tests, removes and installs, replaces and repairs small and large water meters. Facilitates the start-up and termination of customer accounts by connecting/disconnecting water services onsite. Coordinates field installations, inspections, tests, shutoffs, and repairs with customers. May conduct initial and ongoing site inspections for Recycled Water customers. May also conduct periodic interviews with Recycled Water Site Supervisors to ensure compliance with regulations. Investigates customer concerns and remedies issues onsite, dispatches repair crews, or advises property owner of their responsibility to resolve issue, as warranted. Examples of customer concerns include complaints of poor pressure, noises in pipes and fixtures, dirty water, water seepage, strange taste, and bad odor. Manually reads water meters and recognizes water meter leak movement. Answers customer questions and positively engages with the public. Determines causes of unusual consumption by contacting property owners, visually checking premises for outside leaks, and inspecting and testing meter registers, among other methods. Takes necessary remedial actions and prepares official reports of findings as needed. Helps resolve Utility Billing concerns by investigating water distribution issues in-field. Performs meter repairs onsite as necessary. May assist the Revenue Division regarding how to handle billing issues. Installs and electronically programs AMI meter components in-field, including Meter Transmission Units (MTUs) and meter registers. Troubleshoots and reprograms devices as needed. Locates, inspects, and tests various water distribution technologies, including water meters and backflow construction meters. Repairs and installs these devices as needed. Checks meter boxes for unauthorized connections or broken locks. Removes dirt, water, and debris from boxes as necessary. Operates stationary testing equipment in the water meter repair shop and documents results. Collects water samples for analysis and tests them as necessary. Prepares well written field reports as needed. Places orders for repair parts. Drives motor vehicles as needed. May perform the duties of the Senior Utility Customer Service Leader in the case of their absence. Performs other related duties as assigned. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of : Best practices related to meter reading, meter mechanics, and customer service. Mechanics of a water distribution system, as well as domestic and commercial plumbing systems and fixtures. Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures. Ability to : Conduct detailed and accurate field investigations and determinations. Recognize different types of water meters and understand their operating characteristics. Operate hand and power tools, including sandblasters and oxygen-acetylene torches. Effectively troubleshoot and remedy issues. Exercise good judgement and engages in a professional manner with customers and other members of the public when answering questions, responding to complaints, and providing other customer services. Read, record, and calculate numbers accurately. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Any combination of experience and training that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : Two (2) years of experience in the repair and installation of meters or flow gauges, as well as the use of related tools and testing equipment needed for the performance of this work in both shop and field locations. Or, two (2) years of full-time experience at a wastewater agency, performing various phases of field and distribution operations, which may include: water sample collection and field analysis, water service inspection and repair, meter readings, investigation of customer complaints, investigation of customer accounts, and/or investigation and enforcement of efficiency codes and standards. Education : High school diploma or equivalent. Licenses and Certificates : Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California driver's license. Possession of a valid California State Water Distribution Operator Grade D1 Certificate, and the possession of or ability to obtain a valid D2 Certificate within twelve (12) months of hire. Must possess a valid American Water Works Association (AWWA) Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certificate. Possession of a valid AWWA Cross Connection Specialist Certificate is highly desirable. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) year. SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Based on the information provided, those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, and/or written examination. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.NeoGov.com. Paper applications can be obtained by contacting HR at: employment@hayward-ca.gov. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (877) 204-4442. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous