Town of Los Gatos

The Organization      

The Town of Los Gatos is a general law city operating under the Council/Manager form of government. The Town Manager and Town Attorney are appointed by and directly report to the Council. The Town’s 210 full and part time employees are organized into the following departments: Parks & Public Works, Community Development, Police, Library, and Administrative Services.

 

The Community

Nestled in the base of the majestic Santa Cruz mountains, located about 60 miles south of San Francisco, Los Gatos offers a small town charm with a high level of community pride. With an approximate population of 31,000, Los Gatos is a unique community offering natural beauty that inspires a healthy lifestyle. Los Gatos has a strong economic presence, with an award-winning downtown that offers unique shopping and dining as well as local and regional favorites.

 

 

 

8 job(s) at Town of Los Gatos

Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Jan 08, 2022
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Records Specialist. To view the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please click on the following link: Job Brochure APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Application submissions for the position will be accepted on a continuous basis and complete application packets will be review periodically. To be considered for this outstanding employment opportunity, please complete an application online by clicking "Apply" at the top of this announcement and respond to all supplemental questions. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. Please Note: This position is subject to passing a thorough background investigation which will include the following: fingerprints, polygraph, and post- offer medical exam. Tentative Recruitment Schedule Open Until: Friday, January 28, 2022 Oral Board Interview: February 2022 Supplemental information The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time:
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer- Trainee . To view the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please click on the following link: Job Brochure. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Application submissions for the position will be accepted on a continuous basis and complete application packets will be review periodically. To be considered for this outstanding employment opportunity, please complete an application online by clicking "Apply" at the top of this announcement. If this is the first time applying for a position using governmentjobs.com you will be prompted to create a new user account, otherwise log in with your username and password. Your application, and responses to any supplemental questions will be used to evaluate your qualifications for this position. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. This job announcement is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time without notice. IMPORTANT INFORMATION Application and Selection Process: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications, as well as successfully complete the physical agility , and P.O.S.T written exam before advancing to the oral board exam. Applications must include Pellet-B and WSTB score dated within one year. Applicants are responsible for any associated test fees, and must contact the testing agency directly to schedule. For scheduling information on the physical agility test, please click HERE ; and the written test, please click HERE . Supplemental information The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time:
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer- Lateral . To view the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please click on the following link: Job Brochure. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Application submissions for the position will be accepted on a continuous basis and complete application packets will be review periodically. To be considered for this outstanding employment opportunity, please complete an application online by clicking "Apply" at the top of this announcement. If this is the first time applying for a position using governmentjobs.com you will be prompted to create a new user account, otherwise log in with your username and password. Your application, and responses to any supplemental questions will be used to evaluate your qualifications for this position. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. This job announcement is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time without notice. Supplemental information The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time:
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer- Pre-Service . To view the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please click on the following link: Job Brochure. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Application submissions for the position will be accepted on a continuous basis and complete application packets will be review periodically. To be considered for this outstanding employment opportunity, please complete an application online by clicking "Apply" at the top of this announcement. If this is the first time applying for a position using governmentjobs.com you will be prompted to create a new user account, otherwise log in with your username and password. Your application, and responses to any supplemental questions will be used to evaluate your qualifications for this position. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. This job announcement is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time without notice. Supplemental information The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time:
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Communication Dispatcher (Full-Time) To view the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please click on the following link: Job Brochure APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Application submissions for the position will be accepted on a continuous basis and complete application packets will be review periodically. To be considered for this outstanding employment opportunity, please complete an application online by clicking "Apply" at the top of this announcement and respond to all supplemental questions. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. Please Note: This position is subject to passing a thorough background investigation which will include the following: fingerprints, polygraph, and post- offer medical exam. Supplemental information The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time:
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Dec 23, 2021
Temporary
TEMPORARY/ SEASONAL MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT $16.63-$21.22/HOURLY ***This is a temporary/hourly at-will position without benefits.*** The Town of Los Gatos is establishing a pool of qualified Temporary / Seasonal Maintenance Assistant candidates for the Parks and Public Works Department. The pool of qualified candidates will be used for any current and future vacancies in the department. The assigned hours will vary and weekends/holidays may be required. The position performs hands-on physical labor in keeping park sites, structures, and restrooms clean, safe, and in operable condition. Primary responsibilities during the summer months include watering trees using a portable water wagon, trimming and clearing brush by using manual and power tools, and maintaining restrooms including emptying trash, replenishing bathroom supplies and cleaning floors and fixtures, leaf blowing and sweeping. Must have experience using hand & power tools, valid California State driver's license, and a clean driving record. Prior related work experience desirable. To Apply: Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be submitted to: Town of Los Gatos PPW, 41 Miles Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030. Screening Process: As a first step of the screening process, information submitted by the applicant will be reviewed and evaluated for the position. On the basis of the application review, only those applicants with the best combination of qualifications and experience for the position will be invited to participate in additional screening. Additional screening may include interviews, written tests, and skills demonstrations. Prior to hire, applicants must have clearance for a medical exam and fingerprints from the Department of Justice. . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act ( CFRA ), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all job applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of job offer. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Dec 23, 2021
Temporary
Park Services Officer Aide - Extra Help, Seasonal Town of Los Gatos - Santa Clara County, CA $22.24 - $28.39 per hour - Part-time, Temporary The Town of Los Gatos Parks and Public Works Department is seeking individuals to assist the Park Services Officer with seasonal facility maintenance, including cleaning restrooms and collecting garbage; resource management; visitor services; and trail maintenance. The ideal candidate will have the ability to learn new skills, the ability to follow directions, and a strong commitment to provide exemplary customer service to park visitors. This position requires driving to different park locations and handling power-driven tools and machines. Candidates selected for this position must have a valid California driver license or equivalent and must be at least 18 years of age at the date of hire. Extra-help positions offer temporary employment for up to 1000 hours which is equivalent to about six months full-time, however, employment might end sooner depending on the needs of the hiring department. Extra-help positions are paid on an hourly rate basis and are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 1. Actively engage with the public to provide excellent customer service, anticipate customer needs and deliver services in a timely and respectful manner. 2. Patrols parks or trails and other public recreational area. 3. Provide information and direct visitors to appropriate park areas. 4. Develop and participate in interpretive programs. 5. Report unsafe conditions, incidents of vandalism, and other related conditions. 6. Interpret and apply oral or written material/instructions. 7. Prepare reports and maintain records of activities; may make recommendations on relevant subjects such as modifications to equipment or facilities to reduce vandalism or improve safety. 8. Tactfully and effectively enforce rules and regulations governing facilities. Issue warnings and code citations, directs traffic, enforce park rules as necessary. 9. Assist ill or injured park visitors until proper medical aid arrives. 10. Operate a motor vehicle or motorized maintenance equipment. 11. Conduct light maintenance activities (e.g., repairing, making and installing signs, fences, etc.) 12. Perform watering, weeding, pesticide applications, pruning, trash control and perform minor repairs and custodial maintenance. 13. Operate light motorized equipment including, but not limited to, pick-up trucks, dump trucks, power mowers, sprayers and tractors. May occasionally operate heavier and more complex equipment. 14. Ensure compliance with park rules, codes and ordinances. 15. Work weekends, holidays, or other irregular hours. 16. May direct the work of other employees on an intermittent or project basis. 17. May direct the work of volunteer service organizations on an intermittent or project basis. 18. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and ability is qualifying. Knowledge of: Policies, procedures and safety regulations related to the park location to which assigned; safety hazards and equipment related to park and open space environments; driving and operating automobiles, light trucks. Communicating effectively orally and in writing. Customer service principles. Municipal codes, policies and regulations pertaining to the use of public parks and trails. Basic techniques, tools, and equipment used in park maintenance and management. Principles and practices of first aid and safety. Methods and materials used in park interpretive programs. Principles and practices of park management, and general law enforcement. Supplemental information Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act ( CFRA ), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all job applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of job offer. Closing Date/Time: