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.

 

 

 

7 job(s) at Town of Los Gatos

Town of Los Gatos, CA Town of Los Gatos, California, United States
Feb 24, 2024
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Senior Civil Engineer Open Until Filled (Deadline for 1st Review of Applications: March 17, 2024) To view the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please click on the following link: Job Brochure . Application and Selection Process The recruitment is open until filled. Candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will continue in the selection process. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee continuation in the process. To be considered for this unique opportunity, applicants must respond to all supplemental questions. A resume may be attached to your application, but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. Click on "Apply" at the top of this announcement to submit an employment application and responses to the supplemental questions. Tentative Recruitment Schedule Deadline for 1st Review of Applications: March 17, 2024, by 11:59 p.m. Oral Board Interview: April 4, 2024 Department Interview: Week of April 8, 2024 The Town is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to support the Capital Improvement Services Team. Duties will include: supervising technical staff, serving as a project manager, preparing staff reports, and making presentations at Council, Commission, and other public meetings and settings. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work on a broad array of projects, and to use their technical knowledge to develop projects that will serve the Los Gatos community for years to come. The team is currently working on the design of a new pedestrian bridge over Highway 17, the Town’s first community garden, a range of projects to improve the Town’s Bicycle and Pedestrian infrastructure, and storm drainage projects to reduce street flooding. The position requires a combination of technical knowledge and excellent communication skills, and reports to the Town Engineer. This position is an FLSA-exempt, management (at-will) position. • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university. • Five (5) years of related and increasingly responsible experience. • Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer, in good standing, as issued by the California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists. • Experience in the administration of state or federally funded projects (preferred but not required). • Knowledge of StreetSaver software (preferred but not required). 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. Associate Civil Engineer is a non-exempt, TEA Union position. Senior Civil Engineer is an FLSA-exempt, management (at-will/unrepresented) position. Please refer to the Benefit Summaries postedon theTown of Los Gatos Human Resources Department Webpage.
Town of Los Gatos, CA Town of Los Gatos, California, United States
Feb 02, 2024
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Permit Technician . The recruitment is OPEN UNTIL FILLED. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit an employment application (which includes answering a supplemental questionnaire) by clicking on "Apply" at the top of this announcement. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. V iew the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity. T ENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE: Application Deadline for 1st Review: February 18 , 2024 Oral Board Interview: March 7 , 2024 Department Interview: Week of March 11, 2024 The Permit Technician receives direct supervision from the Chief Building Official. The incumbent provides customer service at the Town’s Permit Counter and performs a variety of paraprofessional and technical duties related to building permits; and exercises judgment on a daily basis in referring customers or callers to other staff members within the Department. The position is a non-exempt classification represented by the Town Employees' Association (T.E.A.). 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. This classification is represented by the Town Employees' Association (T.E.A.). Please refer to the Benefit Summaries postedon theTown of Los Gatos Human Resources Department Webpage.
Town of Los Gatos, CA Town of Los Gatos, California, United States
Feb 01, 2024
Temporary
The Los Gatos Monte-Sereno Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Community Services Officer (Intern). This is a temporary, part-time, non-benefited, 20 hours per week position. To view the full announcement for this exciting opportunity, please click on this link: Job Brochure . APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS This position is open until filled. 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. Only the most qualified applicants with the most relevant experience and education will be invited to continue in the selection process. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee continuation in the process. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. Please Note: The testing process may include, but is not limited to: phone interview, personal history questionnaire, oral board assessment, background investigation, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, and medical exam. 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. This position is a temporary, hourly position and not eligible for benefits.
Town of Los Gatos, CA Town of Los Gatos, California, United States
Jan 30, 2024
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer- Lateral SALARY: $56.92 - $69.20 Hourly $118,393 - $143,936 Annually 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 reviewed 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 your 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: Applications must include the law enforcement employment history. In addition, you must attach a copy of your California P.O.S.T Basic Certificate or P.O.S.T. Basic Course Waiver, or proof of completion of the P.O.S.T. Requalification process with your online application. In addition, you must attach a copy of your current WSTB (Agility Test) score dated within one year. 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. Bargaining Unit: Los Gatos Police Officers' Association (POA) Please refer to the Benefit Summaries postedon theTown of Los Gatos Human Resources Department Webpage.
Town of Los Gatos, CA Town of Los Gatos, California, United States
Jan 30, 2024
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer- Pre-Service . SALARY: $56.92 - $69.20 Hourly $118,393 - $143,936 Annually 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 your 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: Application MUST INCLUDE , and will not be considered without the following: • POST Academy Certificate • WSTB Score dated within one year • Pellet-B Score 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. 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 . 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. Bargaining Unit: Los Gatos Police Officers' Association (POA) Please refer to the Benefit Summaries postedon theTown of Los Gatos Human Resources Department Webpage.
Town of Los Gatos, CA Town of Los Gatos, California, United States
Jan 30, 2024
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 your 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 INSTRUCTIONS: As part of the application process, Police Officer Trainee applicants are required to complete the POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB - written test) and the POST Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB - physical agility test) and a 1.5 mile run. Applications must include Pellet-B and WSTB score dated within one year. Select police academies will administer these specific written and physical agility tests. 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 . 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. The Police Officer Trainee classification is an at-will, full-time unrepresented employee with benefits limited to "family medical" as defined in the Police Officers Association Memorandum of Understanding. Upon successful completion of the academy, Police Trainees will be eligible for appointment to Police officer with the attendant salary and benefits offered to members of the POA.
Town of Los Gatos, CA Town of Los Gatos, California, United States
Dec 22, 2023
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of: Parks and Maintenance Worker Trainee OR Parks & Maintenance Worker Open Until Filled To be considered for both classification levels, only one application is required. Please click "Apply" at the top of this announcement to submit your application and accompanying materials. A resume may be attached to your application, but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. Please Note: A DMV driving record printout dated within the last 3 months must be submitted with the application. Candidates whose backgrounds best match the positions will continue in the selection process. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee continuation in the process. There are currently two vacancies in the Parks and Public Works Department. Classification title assigned, and placement within the applicable salary range, is based upon the incumbent's qualifications. View the job announcemen t for this exciting and rewarding opportunity. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE : Application Deadline for 1st Review of Applications: January 21, 2024, 11:59 p.m. Oral Board Interview: TBD Department Interview: TBD THE POSITIONS : Parks & Maintenance personnel perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled assignments in the maintenance of streets, parks, and drainage systems. Incumbents may be assigned to the Parks Division or to the Streets Division, but may be required to support either based on workload. The Trainee is the entry level, and the Worker is the more experienced, journey-level classification requiring a California Class A or B Driver’s License. Incumbents in both classifications are required to respond to emergency calls in the event of storms, floods, or other after-hours emergencies, and will be assigned to work stand-by on a rotational basis. Parks —Incumbents assigned to the Parks Division possess current knowledge and experience in general parks landscape maintenance, including tree trimming, clearing brush, working with landscape irrigation systems, applying pesticides, and practicing safe work protocols. The position will also maintain and make repairs and adjustments to irrigation systems and playground equipment. Streets —Incumbents possess current knowledge and experience in general road and sidewalk maintenance and repair, such as forming and finishing concrete and reconstruction of streets and roadways, and practicing safe work protocols. Incumbents are responsible for activities and equipment operation in the construction, maintenance and general services related to street, storm drain, pavement marking and street signing activities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Parks & Maintenance Worker Trainee: - One year of construction and maintenance experience related to streets and roads, or park maintenance, including operation of light motorized equipment. - Completion of high school or equivalent. - Must be able to safely lift a minimum of 60 pounds (successful candidates will be required to undergo a physical examination and background check, to include DMV records, as a condition of employment). Parks & Maintenance Worker: - Two years of construction and maintenance experience related to streets and roads, or park maintenance, including operation of light motorized equipment. - Completion of high school or equivalent. - Must be able to safely lift a minimum of 60 pounds (successful candidates will be required to undergo a physical examination and background check, to include DMV records, as a condition of employment). - Must possess a Class A or Class B Driver’s License in the state of California. To view the full job description of both classifications, please click here . The positions are non-exempt classifications represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). 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. This classification is represented by theAmerican Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Please refer to the Benefit Summaries postedon theTown of Los Gatos Human Resources Department Webpage.