City of Concord

City of Concord

Nestled in the foothills of Mt. Diablo, Concord is a major suburban East Bay community located 29 miles east of San Francisco. As the largest city in Contra Costa County, with approximately 130,000 residents occupying 31 square miles, Concord has much to offer. The local lifestyle reflects a careful blending of the City’s early California heritage with modern planned development. It is a harmonious community of quiet neighborhoods, an excellent park system, convenient shopping centers, large preserves of open space, a state-of-the-art hospital, opportunities for growth and revitalization, and a wide variety of restaurants.

Its central location offers easy access to Oakland and San Francisco, the Silicon Valley, the redwoods of Northern California, the wineries of Napa Valley, the rugged Monterey coastline, and the astonishing beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) high-speed trains, local bus services, and the San Francisco and Oakland international airports provide transportation options for residents, commuters and visitors.

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City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Feb 16, 2024
Full Time
Job Characteristics ***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT*** URBAN FORESTRY SUPERINTENDENT The City of Concord's Public Works Department is seeking an experienced professional to serve as their next Urban Forestry Superintendent. What you will be doing: The Urban Forester plans, organizes, directs and participates in the development and implementation of urban forest management and maintenance involving the care, protection and conservation of trees and shrubs located in City parks and public rights-of-way; provides technical advice and training related to tree and landscape maintenance activities; provides liaison between the City and community relating to park and landscape facilities; provides complex and responsible support to the Parks Division in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required. This position will also be responsible for roadway and median landscaping maintenance, assisting in the developing a strategic plan to complete, and/or select consultants to complete, a comprehensive tree inventory, City-wide Tree Maintenance Plan, deploying a dynamic tree management/information software program, and applying for/administering Urban Forestry related grants. The Public Works Department: The Public Works Department strives to develop and provide a variety of customer driven maintenance services and programs to protect the City’s investment of infrastructure, public facilities, and equipment; and ensure the health and safety of Concord’s community in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. The Department is comprised of 89 full time staff across multiple divisions: Administration, Facilities Maintenance, Infrastructure Maintenance, and Parks Services, and Transportation. The Parks Division provides safe, aesthetically pleasing parks designed and maintained to meet the diverse needs for active and passive recreation and leisure activities. The Urban Forestry Program is currently undertaking its first update in several years, including the City's first City-wide tree inventory, Tree Maintenance Plan, and deployment of Tree Management Software. The City embraces the need to improve the Urban Forest, bridge the gap between the City and the Public through outreach and education, and to maximize City resources to improve maintenance, preservation and growth of the City's Urban Forest. We are looking for someone who: The City of Concord is looking for someone with initiative, exceptional people skills, a quick study with a sense of humor and has a creative approach to “getting the job done.” Experience implementing, maintaining, and improving urban forestry management programs, managing an urban forestry maintenance program for a municipality, maintaining a municipal urban forest, excellent customer service skills, and the ability to administer a broad based community outreach and volunteer program is highly desirable. What we offer: The City of Concord offers the opportunity to take part in a collaborative and exciting work experience, where you can grow in your career while working alongside the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. The City is an employer that invests in its employees’ professional and personal development, values work-life balance, is dedicated to employee wellness and provides numerous benefit and retirement options, to include the following: Participation in CalPERS pension, tiered based on date of hire A variety of health care plans or a cash-in-lieu benefit of $200 if waiving coverage City-paid dental insurance; employee-paid vision insurance Vacation accruals starting at 15 days per year, 12 days of sick leave per year, 11 paid holidays per year, plus 80 hours of administrative leave per year available upon completion of probation Generous tuition reimbursement program 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans, including an employer paid contribution of 3% plus $2000 annually Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare, dependent care and commuting costs Life insurance in the amount of twice the annual salary (up to $400,000 max) and disability insurance A wellness program that offers yoga and fitness classes, annual health expos, health and nutrition education, as well as a variety of mental health resources *Salary is negotiable within the advertised range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can be found at www.cityofconcord.org. The Community: Nestled in the foothills of Mt. Diablo, Concord is a major East Bay community located 29 miles east of San Francisco and 58miles north of San Jose. With a population of almost 130,000 residents occupying an area of 31 square miles, Concord is the largest city in Contra Costa County. The City’s central location offers easy access to the entire Bay Area including Oakland, San Francisco, and the Silicon Valley. Concord has much to offer; its local lifestyle reflects a careful blending of the City’s early California heritage, along with modern planned development. It is a harmonious community of quiet neighborhoods, an excellent park system, convenient shopping centers, large preserves of open space, a state-of-the-art hospital, and a wide variety of restaurants. Additionally, diverse public and private educational opportunities for students of all ages are available in Concord. Concord residents enjoy a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild winters. The ideal weather and natural beauty of Concord make the area ideal for visitors and locals seeking active outdoor activities. In Concord, where “Families Come First,” one is never far from a park or an open green space for active play or just relaxing. Todos Santos Plaza, the heart of downtown Concord, features a year-round Farmer’s Market, several seasonal and community celebrations, as well as serving as a wonderful outdoor space for all to enjoy. SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2024. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. 2. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a panel interview. If you are selected to participate in the panel interview and are unavailable, we regret that we will not be able to reschedule you. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to When assigned to all Divisions: Coordinates and is the responsible manager for the division for all activities including safety programs, accident investigation, and Workers’ Compensation requirements. Manages maintenance operations including planning, scheduling, materials projections, maintaining a safe and healthy work environment in compliance with CalOSHA regulations. Assists with the preparation, submission, administration, and monitoring operating and grant budgets, including submitting budgetary recommendations and anticipating future budgetary needs. Schedules and determines day-to-day priority of field work to be performed. Through the division public works supervisor, directs and coordinates the assignment of personnel, materials, and equipment at various work sites. Keeps informed of the status and availability of necessary tools; equipment, and material to ensure availability in advance of need; ensures that material and equipment are properly stored, protected, and maintained. Initiates purchases of equipment and supplies required for the division. Conducts field inspections to ensure good performance, work quality, and projects’ adherence to budget and schedule. Develops programs, content and standards of quality for the division; ensures development and implementation of goals, objectives, and customer service action plans for the division. Has responsibility for keeping the division informed and for ensuring that appropriate safety practices and work methods are observed. Ensures the maintenance of safe working conditions and good housekeeping practices. Ensures appropriate training is provided for staff. Develops a variety of reports for management, public, and regulatory agencies. Explains, interprets, and enforces City and departmental rules, regulations, and procedures, including those related to the safe, orderly, and efficient operation of assigned work groups. Applies City and departmental policies, procedures, rules and regulations pertaining to the division; prepares work appraisals and discusses performance evaluations; initiates official disciplinary actions as necessary; identifies and resolves subordinate complaints. Coordinates support services and activities within Public Works divisions, City departments, and other agencies or organizations. Responds to questions, complaints, and emergency calls referred by subordinates from the general public and takes appropriate courses of action. Promotes the City's Mission to make Concord a city of the highest quality by providing responsive, cost-effective, and innovative government services; understands and subscribes to the Vision and Values Statement adopted by the City. Other Duties as assigned including responding to non-business hour calls. When assigned to Parks Division: Plans, organizes and directs the maintenance of the City's Parks, Medians, Open Spaces, Urban Forestry, and other landscaped areas. Oversees tree and vegetation maintenance operations including planning, scheduling, materials projections, maintaining a safe and healthy work environment, ensuring compliance with relevant State and Federal regulations and local policies, and protecting the City's investment in green infrastructure and Park assets. Plans, organizes and directs the City's street tree maintenance operation that enhances the community environment and reduces potential hazards within the Right-Of-Way (ROW). Plans, organizes and directs the City's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program and ensures that all Federal, State, and Local regulations are followed; consistently utilizes the “Least Toxic Method” to address weed abatement and other invasive species of pests and plants. Plans, organizes and directs the programming and maintenance of a City-wide Irrigation Program; adheres to all State, County, and Local mandated drought restrictions as declared; and consistently ensures that all systems are properly programmed and maintained to best preserve water resources. Plans and implements a City-wide Turf Management Program to ensure the City’s turf assets are properly maintained and preserved. Collaborates with the Recreation Department to ensure that Park facilities are readily available and maintained to support Recreation Programming. Ensures the City is making every effort to support AB32 Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, SB1383 Mandatory Organic Waste Collection, and other pertinent State, County, and Local codes that affect green waste, green infrastructure, Climate Action Plans, and Sustainability. To view the full class specification for the position of Maintenance Superintendent (working title: Urban Forestry Superintendent) , please visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/concord/classspecs . Qualifications Knowledge and Abilities Working knowledge of the philosophy, objectives, methods, equipment, materials, and work practices involved in capital projects, public property, maintenance and repair activities; of related tools and equipment; of management techniques pertinent to infrastructure, including planning, scheduling, training, identification of budget needs and maintenance of budget; of the potential hazards and necessary safety precautions to follow as they relate to the use of tools and equipment required to perform various maintenance activities; and of management training principles and techniques of people and/or programs. Ability to design programs for various maintenance projects, including contract development and administration; to research new materials technology; to effectively supervise and coordinate the work of maintenance crews engaged in maintenance and repair work; to prepare written budget input and to operate within budget allocations; to keep accurate material and labor cost records and to prepare required work and time reports; to read and interpret construction plans and drawings; to skillfully communicate both orally and in writing; and to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education/Experience Education: Satisfactory completion of high school or the equivalent. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Construction Management, Engineering or a closely related field is preferred. Experience: Nine (9) years of progressively responsible work experience in public works maintenance, construction management, street/sewer maintenance management, urban forestry, parks operations/maintenance, or related experience including a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree or completion of college-level coursework may be substituted for the required work experience on a year for year basis for a maximum of four (4) years. Other A California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. The City of Concord takes pride in offering a generous benefits program that provides flexibility for the diverse and changing needs of our qualifying employees. For a complete overview, click here . Below is a brief listing of what the City offers: Dental & Vision Insurance Employee Assistance Program Health Insurance Holidays Life Insurance Pre-tax Savings Benefits Retiree Medical (3 levels based on date of hire) Retirement Program Short-term Disability*and Long-term Disability Social Security/Medicare Vacation & Sick Leave *Not available for sworn personnel. Closing Date/Time: 3/18/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Feb 10, 2024
Full Time
Job Characteristics ***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Maintenance Collection System Worker The City of Concord is hiring two full-time Maintenance Collection System Workers in the Infrastructure Division of the Public Works Department. The City of Concord is also recruiting for one full-time Lead Maintenance Collection System Worker; if you are interested in being considered for the Lead Maintenance Collection System Worker position, please click the following link to review minimum qualifications and, if qualifying, submit your application: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/concord/jobs/4373650/lead-maintenance-collection-system-worker . What you will do in this role: The Maintenance Collection System Worker performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance including operational and repair tasks involved in the City's wastewater collection system. We are looking for someone who: Has knowledge of occupational hazards and safety practices including those associated with working in confined spaces. Has knowledge of traffic control, pertinent regulations, principles and practices of customer service. Has technical knowledge of how equipment, machines, and systems work and how to keep them running efficiently. Has the ability to read maps, blue prints, and diagrams. Has the ability to work for extended periods of time in unfavorable weather conditions. Has a keen eye and attention to detail. Is highly organized and able to prioritize tasks. Is proactive in identifying problems and suggesting solutions. Has excellent written and oral communication skills and can provide clear information. Is comfortable working independently and as a team. Embraces and embodies the City’s Mission, Vision and Values . What we offer: The City of Concord offers the opportunity to take part in a collaborative and exciting work experience, where you can grow in your career while working alongside the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. The City is an employer that invests in its employees’ professional and personal development, values work-life balance, is dedicated to employee wellness and provides numerous benefit and retirement options, to include the following: Participation in CalPERS pension, tiered based on date of hire A variety of health care plans or a cash-in-lieu benefit of $200 if waiving coverage City-paid dental insurance; employee-paid vision insurance Vacation accruals starting at 10 days per year, 12 days sick leave per year, and 11 paid holidays per year Generous tuition reimbursement plan 457 deferred compensation plans Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare, dependent care and commuting costs Life and disability insurance A wellness program that offers yoga and fitness classes, annual health expos, health and nutrition education, as well as a variety of mental health resources *Salary is negotiable within the advertised range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can be found at www.cityofconcord.org . SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord employment application, a current California DMV history report, and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org . To obtain your DMV history report you may visit any DMV location and request a ten year driving history or you may submit a request online at www.dmv.ca.gov . The report must be dated after November 1, 2023 and show the current status of your driver's license. Candidates must have a clean driving record for the previous seven year period in order to qualify. 2. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and only those candidates demonstrating the strongest desired qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a virtual panel interview. 3. Successful candidates will be placed on the hiring list, based on rank, for further consideration to fill the current regular vacancy, as well as others occurring over the next 12 months. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Helpful tips when applying: It is important to carefully read the complete job bulletin before submitting your application so you are aware of all requirements of both the position and the process. When preparing your application, consider reviewing the job announcement and classification specification so that you may emphasize work experience relevant to the position for which you are applying. Job duties should be an accurate reflection of the work you completed. Copying and pasting from your job description is not recommended as there may be duties listed that you did not perform. Answer all required supplemental questions completely and honestly. The information you put in the supplemental questionnaire must also be verified in your work history so if you say you have certain experience in the questionnaire, make sure we can see it listed in your job history as well so we know where you performed those functions and for how long. Carefully review your application prior to submittal to ensure its content is accurate and all required documents are attached, and submit it before the closing date. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance, operational, and repair tasks involved in the City's wastewater collection system and lift stations. Cleans wastewater collection system, storm drains, flood control facilities and inlets; operates hydrocleaner and/or sewer vacuum truck to flush system; opens clogs in lines; cleans manholes, wet wells, and lift stations; assists with environmental cleanup and mitigation of damage; operates electrical snake to unplug mains and laterals; and raise and lower utility access points. Operates a variety of sewer cleaners, jet rodders, pressure washers, and TV inspection equipment in the inspection, maintenance and construction of sewer lines and laterals. Operates GPS equipment in order to locate, mark and survey sewer systems. Responds to trouble calls relating to City work during a stated off-work period as needed (i.e., standby duty); locates problems and operates sewer cleaning equipment to clear stoppages. Inspects sewage and storm water lift and pump stations; removes debris; disassembles and cleans pumps and performs minor repairs when necessary. Operates and maintains line inspection and video equipment to survey, open and repair lines; reviews plans and specifications for location of lines; uses equipment to determine concentration of hazardous gases; and calibrate, bump test and operate air monitoring devices. Inspects, maintains, and operates a variety of heavy construction and maintenance equipment including a backhoe and other related equipment; performs daily maintenance on trucks and related equipment. Inspects sewer laterals for new construction as necessary. Conducts traffic control when working in high traffic areas of the City; installs street barricades and cones prior to the performance of maintenance or repair activities; directs and controls traffic around work sites. As assigned, works with crew raising manholes, repairing sewer manholes, construction and repair of storm conduits, curbs, gutters and drainage facilities; assists in mixing concrete and executing necessary masonry work; installs, repairs and maintains water and sewer mains and lines; assists in constructing new sewer connections as well as repairing drains and sewer facilities; excavate trenches to line and grade, repair and install pipe, couplings and fittings. Responds to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provides information within the area of assignment including explaining collection maintenance procedures; resolves complaints in an efficient and timely manner. Prepares and maintains a variety of written records and reports; enters time and materials information into computer system. Attends training and safety meetings as necessary. Performs related duties as required. To view the full class specification for the position of Maintenance Collection System Worker, please visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/concord/classspecs . Qualifications Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of: Operational characteristics of a typical municipal wastewater collection system. Wastewater collection system preventative maintenance techniques and procedures. Tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of wastewater collection systems including hydrojetter/vacuum truck, and televising equipment. Traffic control practices and procedures. Basic principles and practices of record keeping. Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures. Ability to: Remain available for telephone contact and ready to respond to trouble calls relating to City work during a stated off-work period (i.e., standby duty). Perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance, operational, and repair tasks involved in the City's wastewater collection system and lift stations. Use and operate vehicles and equipment, hand tools, and power tools and equipment required for the work in a safe and efficient manner. Ensure safety around work areas in high traffic. Perform heavy manual labor. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Respond to collection system maintenance/repair emergencies. Read, understand and interpret maps, blue prints and diagrams. Prepare and maintain records including time and material use records. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education/Experience Education : A high school diploma or a graduate equivalency degree. Experience: Four years of fulltime verifiable experience performing duties equivalent to the City of Concord’s Maintenance Worker I/II classification(s) or one year of fulltime verifiable experience performing work in storm water and/or wastewater collection systems. License or Certificate : Possession of a valid Class C California driver license and a satisfactory driving record that is acceptable to the City and/or its insurance carrier(s), are conditions of initial appointment and continued employment. Possession of a valid Class B California driver license with current Medical Certificate and no restriction on driving vehicles with air brakes and a satisfactory driving record that is acceptable to the City and/or its insurance carrier(s), within 12 months of initial appointment and continued employment. Possession of a valid California Water Environment Association certification as a Grade I Collection System Worker within 12 months of initial appointment and continued employment. Other This is a safety sensitive classification that will be subject to random DOT drug testing at time of hire or upon obtaining the required Class B driver's license within 12 months. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. The City of Concord takes pride in offering a generous benefits program that provides flexibility for the diverse and changing needs of our qualifying employees. For a complete overview, click here . Below is a brief listing of what the City offers: Dental & Vision Insurance Employee Assistance Program Health Insurance Holidays Life Insurance Pre-tax Savings Benefits Retiree Medical (3 levels based on date of hire) Retirement Program Short-term Disability*and Long-term Disability Social Security/Medicare Vacation & Sick Leave *Not available for sworn personnel. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Feb 10, 2024
Full Time
Job Characteristics ***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Lead Maintenance Collection System Worker The City of Concord is hiring one full-time Lead Maintenance Collection System Worker in the Infrastructure Division of the Public Works Department. The City of Concord is also recruiting for two full-time Maintenance Collection System Workers; if you are interested in being considered for the Maintenance Collection System Worker position, please click the following link to review minimum qualifications and, if qualifying, submit your application: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/concord/jobs/4373397/maintenance-collection-system-worker . What you will be doing in this role: The Lead Maintenance Collection System Worker leads and trains Maintenance Collection System Workers, in addition to performing a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance including operational and repair tasks involved in the City’s wastewater collection system. We are looking for someone who: Has experience leading the work of others. Has knowledge of occupational hazards and safety practices including those associated with working in confined spaces. Has knowledge of traffic control, pertinent regulations, principles and practices of customer service. Has technical knowledge of how equipment, machines, and systems work and how to keep them running efficiently. Has the ability to read maps, blue prints, and diagrams. Has the ability to work for extended periods of time in unfavorable weather conditions. Has a keen eye and attention to detail. Is highly organized and able to prioritize tasks. Is proactive in identifying problems and suggesting solutions. Has excellent written and oral communication skills and can provide clear information. Is comfortable working independently and as a team. Embraces and embodies the City’s Mission, Vision and Values . What we offer: The City of Concord offers the opportunity to take part in a collaborative and exciting work experience, where you can grow in your career while working alongside the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. The City is an employer that invests in its employees’ professional and personal development, values work-life balance, is dedicated to employee wellness and provides numerous benefit and retirement options, to include the following: Participation in CalPERS pension, tiered based on date of hire A variety of health care plans or a cash-in-lieu benefit of $200 if waiving coverage City-paid dental insurance; employee-paid vision insurance Vacation accruals starting at 10 days per year, 12 days sick leave per year, and 11 paid holidays per year Generous tuition reimbursement plan 457 deferred compensation plans Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare, dependent care and commuting costs Life and disability insurance A wellness program that offers yoga and fitness classes, annual health expos, health and nutrition education, as well as a variety of mental health resources *Salary is negotiable within the advertised range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can be found at www.cityofconcord.org . SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord employment application, a current California DMV history report, and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org . To obtain your DMV history report you may visit any DMV location and request a ten year driving history or you may submit a request online at www.dmv.ca.gov . The report must be dated after November 1, 2023 and show the current status of your driver's license. Candidates must have a clean driving record for the previous seven year period in order to qualify. 2. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and only those candidates demonstrating the strongest desired qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a virtual panel interview. 3. Successful candidates will be placed on the hiring list, based on rank, for further consideration to fill the current regular vacancy, as well as others occurring over the next 12 months. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Helpful tips when applying: It is important to carefully read the complete job bulletin before submitting your application so you are aware of all requirements of both the position and the process. When preparing your application, consider reviewing the job announcement and classification specification so that you may emphasize work experience relevant to the position for which you are applying. Job duties should be an accurate reflection of the work you completed. Copying and pasting from your job description is not recommended as there may be duties listed that you did not perform. Answer all required supplemental questions completely and honestly. The information you put in the supplemental questionnaire must also be verified in your work history so if you say you have certain experience in the questionnaire, make sure we can see it listed in your job history as well so we know where you performed those functions and for how long. Carefully review your application prior to submittal to ensure its content is accurate and all required documents are attached, and submit it before the closing date. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Leads and trains Maintenance Collection System Workers. Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance, operational, and repair tasks involved in the City's wastewater collection system and lift stations. Cleans wastewater collection system, storm drains, flood control facilities and inlets; operates hydrocleaner and/or sewer vacuum truck to flush system; opens clogs in lines; cleans manholes, wet wells, and lift stations; assists with environmental cleanup and mitigation of damage; operates electrical snake to unplug mains and laterals; and raise and lower utility access points. Operates a variety of sewer cleaners, jet rodders, pressure washers, and TV inspection equipment in the inspection, maintenance and construction of sewer lines and laterals. Operates GPS equipment in order to locate, mark and survey sewer systems. Responds to trouble calls relating to City work during a stated off-work period as needed (i.e., standby duty); locates problems and operates sewer cleaning equipment to clear stoppages. Inspects sewage and storm water lift and pump stations; removes debris; disassembles and cleans pumps and performs minor repairs when necessary. Operates and maintains line inspection and video equipment to survey, open and repair lines; reviews plans and specifications for location of lines; uses equipment to determine concentration of hazardous gases; and calibrate, bump test and operate air monitoring devices. Inspects, maintains, and operates a variety of heavy construction and maintenance equipment including a backhoe and other related equipment; performs daily maintenance on trucks and related equipment. Inspects sewer laterals for new construction as necessary. Conducts traffic control when working in high traffic areas of the City; installs street barricades and cones prior to the performance of maintenance or repair activities; directs and controls traffic around work sites. As assigned, works with crew raising manholes, repairing sewer manholes, construction and repair of storm conduits, curbs, gutters and drainage facilities; assists in mixing concrete and executing necessary masonry work; installs, repairs and maintains water and sewer mains and lines; assists in constructing new sewer connections as well as repairing drains and sewer facilities; excavate trenches to line and grade, repair and install pipe, couplings and fittings. Responds to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provides information within the area of assignment including explaining collection maintenance procedures; resolves complaints in an efficient and timely manner. Prepares and maintains a variety of written records and reports; enters time and materials information into computer system. Attends training and safety meetings as necessary. Performs related duties as required. To view the full class specification for the position of Lead Maintenance Collection System Worker, please visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/concord/classspecs . Qualifications Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of : Operational characteristics of a typical municipal wastewater collection system. Wastewater collection system preventative maintenance techniques and procedures. Tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of wastewater collection systems including hydrojetter/vacuum truck, and televising equipment. Traffic control practices and procedures. Basic principles and practices of record keeping. Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures. Ability to : Lead and train Maintenance Collection System Workers. Remain available for telephone contact and ready to respond to trouble calls relating to City work during a stated off-work period (i.e., standby duty). Perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance, operational, and repair tasks involved in the City's wastewater collection system and lift stations. Use and operate vehicles and equipment, hand tools, and power tools and equipment required for the work in a safe and efficient manner. Ensure safety around work areas in high traffic. Perform heavy manual labor. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Respond to collection system maintenance/repair emergencies. Read, understand and interpret maps, blue prints and diagrams. Prepare and maintain records including time and material use records. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education/Experience Education : A high school diploma or a graduate equivalency degree. Experience : Three years of fulltime verifiable experience performing duties equivalent to the City of Concord’s Maintenance Collection System Worker classification, of which must be one year of fulltime verifiable experience in a lead role. License or Certificate : Possession of a valid Class B California driver license with current Medical Certificate and no restriction on driving vehicles with air brakes and a satisfactory driving record that is acceptable to the City and/or its insurance carrier(s), are conditions of initial appointment. Possession of a valid Class A California driver license with current Medical Certificate and no restriction on driving vehicles with air brakes and a satisfactory driving record that is acceptable to the City and/or its insurance carrier(s within 12 months of initial appointment and continued employment. Possession of a valid California Water Environment Association certification as a Grade I Collection System Worker is a condition of initial appointment and continued employment. Possession of a valid California Water Environment Association certification as a Grade 2 Collection System Worker within 12 months of initial appointment and continued employment. Other This is a safety sensitive classification that will be subject to random DOT drug testing. The City of Concord takes pride in offering a generous benefits program that provides flexibility for the diverse and changing needs of our qualifying employees. For a complete overview, click here . Below is a brief listing of what the City offers: Dental & Vision Insurance Employee Assistance Program Health Insurance Holidays Life Insurance Pre-tax Savings Benefits Retiree Medical (3 levels based on date of hire) Retirement Program Short-term Disability*and Long-term Disability Social Security/Medicare Vacation & Sick Leave *Not available for sworn personnel. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Feb 03, 2024
Full Time
Job Characteristics ***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** PRINCIPAL PLANNER The City of Concord is currently looking for an experienced planning professional to fill one Principal Planner vacancy in the Community Development Department. What you will be doing: The Principal Planner will oversee current development projects as well as long range planning, and public policy development, implementation, and management. The Principal Planner reports to the Planning Manager and provides management-level supervision to assigned planning staff on current development and long range/policy projects. We are looking for someone who: Possesses extensive experience in both current development and long range planning projects, including experience managing large development projects and creating and/or implementing policies for public agencies, particularly housing policy. Specific experience with General Plan amendments, including Housing Element updates and implementation. Specific Plan development/implementation and General Plan amendments/updates is highly desired. Has the ability to manage multiple projects while concurrently adhering to established budgets and timeframes. Possesses exceptional oral and written communication skills, including active listening skills, clear articulation, and the ability to adapt communication style when engaging with the public, community stakeholders, developers, and elected officials. Has some supervisory experience and grant writing experience (for planning and capital grants). Knowledge of and experience with Accela and GIS software is also highly desirable. Embraces and is guided by the City’s Mission, Vision and Values . What we offer: The City of Concord offers the opportunity to take part in a collaborative and exciting work experience, where you can grow in your career while working alongside the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. The City is an employer that invests in its employees’ professional and personal development, values work-life balance, is dedicated to employee wellness and provides numerous benefit and retirement options, to include the following: Participation in CalPERS pension, tiered based on date of hire A variety of health care plans or a cash-in-lieu benefit of $200 if waiving coverage City-paid dental insurance; employee-paid vision insurance Vacation accruals starting at 15 days per year, 12 days of sick leave per year, 11 paid holidays per year, plus 80 hours of administrative leave per year available upon completion of probation Generous tuition reimbursement program 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans, including an employer paid contribution of 3% plus $2000 annually Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare, dependent care and commuting costs Life insurance in the amount of twice the annual salary (up to $400,000 max) and disability insurance A wellness program that offers yoga and fitness classes, annual health expos, health and nutrition education, as well as a variety of mental health resources Option for alternative work schedules, with department approval *Salary is negotiable within the advertised range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can be found at www.cityofconcord.org. The Community: Nestled in the foothills of Mt. Diablo, Concord is a major East Bay community located 29 miles east of San Francisco and 58miles north of San Jose. With a population of almost 130,000 residents occupying an area of 31 square miles, Concord is the largest city in Contra Costa County. The City’s central location offers easy access to the entire Bay Area including Oakland, San Francisco, and the Silicon Valley. Concord has much to offer; its local lifestyle reflects a careful blending of the City’s early California heritage, along with modern planned development. It is a harmonious community of quiet neighborhoods, an excellent park system, convenient shopping centers, large preserves of open space, a state-of-the-art hospital, and a wide variety of restaurants. Additionally, diverse public and private educational opportunities for students of all ages are available in Concord. Concord residents enjoy a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild winters. The ideal weather and natural beauty of Concord make the area ideal for visitors and locals seeking active outdoor activities. In Concord, where “Families Come First,” one is never far from a park or an open green space for active play or just relaxing. Todos Santos Plaza, the heart of downtown Concord, features a year-round Farmer’s Market, several seasonal and community celebrations, as well as serving as a wonderful outdoor space for all to enjoy. SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org . Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. 2. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a panel interview. If you are selected to participate in the panel interview and are unavailable, we regret that we will not be able to reschedule you. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Coordinates the duties of assigned planning staff and performs activities pertaining to the processing of applications for consideration by the City Council, Planning Commission, Design Review Board, Zoning Administrator, and other bodies, as assigned.May act as Zoning Administrator and conduct hearings on applications as well as take action on applications under the jurisdiction of the Zoning Administrator which do not require hearings.Supervises professional Planners on assigned projects; coordinates and provides lead direction to consultants; coordinates and reviews the preparation of reports and correspondence; participates in the coordination of the Permit Center.Coordinates and participates in meetings to provide and receive information regarding applications and proposed plans and ordinances. Makes presentations before authoritative bodies such as the City Council, Planning Commission, Design Review Board, and other agencies, as assigned.Performs complex project management duties.Promotes the City's Mission to make Concord a city of the highest quality by providing responsive, cost-effective, and innovative government services; understands and subscribes to the Vision and Values statement adopted by the City. To view the full class specification for the position of Principal Planner , please visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/concord/classspecs . Qualifications Competencies, Knowledge and Abilities: Public Planning - Knowledge of functions, principles, methods, and techniques of public sector planning including land use planning, urban design, planning and zoning law, and environmental impact analysis. Planning and Evaluating - Determines objectives and strategies, coordinates with other parts of the organization to accomplish goals, monitors and evaluates the progress and outcomes of operational plans, and anticipates potential threats and/or opportunities. Land Use and Development - Knowledge of the principles and tools relevant to land use planning, development, regulations, and permitting. Reading - Understands and interprets written material including technical material, rules, regulations, instructions, reports, charts, graphs, or tables, and applies what is learned from written material to specific situations. Writing - Recognizes and uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information in a succinct and organized manner, and produces written information which may include technical material that is appropriate for the intended audience. Oral Communication - Expresses information to individuals or groups effectively taking into account the audience and nature of the information, makes clear and convincing oral presentations, listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Supervision - Knowledge of supervisory theories and methods sufficient to be able to perform a variety of lead work functions. Process Development/Improvement - Uses experience and observation to map existing processes and identify improvements, or develops new processes and procedures to address existing gaps. Technical Competence - Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training and extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job, works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job, and advises others on technical issues. Information Management - Identifies a need for and knows where or how to gather information and organizes and maintains information or information management systems. Technology Application - Uses machines, tools, instruments, and/or equipment effectively and uses computer applications to analyze and communicate information in the appropriate format. Self-Direction - Sets goals, takes initiative in implementing ideas, systems, or policies that affect a planning area, manages time efficiently, encourages feedback, and invests in self- development. Vision - Understands where the organization is headed and how to make a contribution, takes a long-term view, and recognizes opportunities to help the organization accomplish its objectives or move toward the vision. External Awareness - Identifies and understands economic, political, and social trends that affect the organization. Interpersonal Skills - Shows understanding, courtesy, tact, empathy, and concern, develops and maintains relationships, may deal with people who are difficult, hostile, and/or distressed, relates well to people from varied backgrounds and situations, and is sensitive to individual differences. Problem Solving - Identifies problems, determines accuracy and relevance of information, uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives and to make recommendations, and initiates actions aligned with the strategic objectives of the section, unit, or project. Decisiveness - Commits to action, even in uncertain situations, by making sound and timely decisions necessary to carry out projects, ideas, systems, or policies that affect the planning area. Legal, public, and financial consequences are generally limited to related area(s). Reasoning - Identifies rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other information, analyzes information, and makes correct inferences or draws accurate conclusions. Team Building - Encourages and facilitates cooperation and open communication, promotes team work at all levels, cooperates with staff, higher-level managers, peers, administrative staff from other organizations, internal and external customers, and local stakeholder groups to accomplish goals. Diversity - Is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, and other individual differences in the workforce. Customer Service - Works with customers to assess needs, provide assistance, resolves problems, and satisfy expectations, knows products and services, and is committed to providing quality products and services. Teaching Others - Helps others learn through formal or informal methods, identifies training needs, provides constructive feedback, coaches others on how to perform tasks, and acts as a mentor. Creative Thinking - Uses imagination to develop new insights into situations, applies innovative solutions to problems, and designs new methods where established method and procedures are inapplicable or are unavailable. Influencing/Negotiating - Persuades others to accept recommendations, cooperate, or change their behavior, works with others towards an agreement, and negotiates to find mutually acceptable solutions. Leadership - Initiates and sustains action to accomplish the goals by guiding and motivating others and gaining the confidence and active support of subordinates, peers, administrative staff from other organizations, internal and external customers, and local stakeholder groups. Achieves voluntary commitment to shared values and goals and adapts leadership style to different situations. Conflict Management - Manages and resolves conflicts, grievances, confrontations, or disagreements in a constructive manner to minimize negative personal impact. Organizational Awareness - Knows the organization's mission and function and how its social, political, and technological systems work and operates effectively with them including the program, policies, procedures, rules and regulation of the organization. Integrity/Honesty - Contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organization, displays high standards of ethical conduct, understands the impact of violating these standards on an organization, self, and others, and is trustworthy. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Flexibility - Is open to change and new information, adapts behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles, and effectively deals with ambiguity. Education: Completion of a Bachelor's Degree in City Planning or a closely related field is required . A Master's degree is preferred. Experience: Eight years professional planning experience involving general plan, zoning or development services. Other A California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. The City of Concord takes pride in offering a generous benefits program that provides flexibility for the diverse and changing needs of our qualifying employees. For a complete overview, click here . Below is a brief listing of what the City offers: Dental & Vision Insurance Employee Assistance Program Health Insurance Holidays Life Insurance Pre-tax Savings Benefits Retiree Medical (3 levels based on date of hire) Retirement Program Short-term Disability*and Long-term Disability Social Security/Medicare Vacation & Sick Leave *Not available for sworn personnel. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Jan 16, 2024
Part Time
Job Characteristics ***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** SUMMER DAY CAMP ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / DIRECTOR EAST BAY EXPLORERS (SEASONAL) The City of Concord is seeking team-oriented individuals to work for the City's Summer Day Camp Program in the Recreation Services Department. Salary is negotiable based on experience: Day Camp Assistant Director: $19.01 - $20.47, with minimum 2 years experience Day Camp Director: $22.04 - $23.16, with minimum 3 years experience The Day Camp Programs: Experience the camp of a lifetime with Backyard Explorers and East Bay Explorers. These programs provide a safe and supervised place for children and teens to make new friends, engage in a variety of daily camp activities, and explore a new Bay Area location each week on a field trip. The Concord Recreation Department is a diverse, high performing, collaborative team that creates community through people, parks, and programs. Our fun, welcoming, and inclusive programs improve the quality of life of our participants and community. The current vacancy is for our East Bay Explorers Day Camp. This camp is for youth 11 to 14 years old. It is located at Willow Pass Community Center at 2748 East Olivera Road in Concord, CA. Staff training is offered at various dates and times between June 6 - June 9, 2024 Camp runs from June 10 - August 2, 2024 Camp clean up runs from August 5 - August 7, 2024 for select positions Work hours may vary between 8:00AM - 6:00PM For more program information, go to https://www.cityofconcord.org/452/Youth-Adult-Programs . What you will be doing: Under supervision, Day Camp Directors and Assistant Directors oversee a variety of recreation program activities, including customer service at centers, monitoring participants, and assisting with the supervision of individual and team sports, programs, and other summer day camp activities. These positions are distinguished from Camp Counselors in that they also include lead supervision of other program staff and assign tasks as needed, maintaining a program budget and purchasing necessary materials and supplies for activities, and maintaining and updating program records. All positions are part time, limited service, and m ust be able to work approximately 30-40 hours a week, early morning, evening and weekend shifts when required, and attend weekly in-service trainings. Hours may vary between 7:30AM - 6:15PM. We are looking for someone who: Is able to work the entire summer Has reliable transportation to and from work Is an excellent role model and mentor for youth Is a team player Exhibits excellent communication and customer service skills SELECTION PROCESS Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses, online at www.cityofconcord.org/jobs . Please attach copies of relevant certificates to your application.All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to interview.Successful candidates will be provided a conditional offer of employment and must clear TB testing and fingerprint check. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Plan, implement, and participate in recreational programs and activities in the areas of crafts, nature, group games and sports Provide lead supervision of staff and assign tasks as needed Monitor and provide for the safety of children and youth, ensuring that participants are supervised at all times Assist in setting up and maintaining recreation facilities for events and scheduled programs. Assist with routine attendance and participant records; check out and check in personal belongings such as, clothing at the pool, recreation and athletic equipment, games and toys, etc. Assist in the enforcement of rules, regulations, and safety precautions for municipal facilities. Manage, maintain budget and purchase needed materials and supplies for scheduled activities. Manage, maintain and update program records, weekly calendar and newsletter, participant emergency cards, publish staff schedules, staff evaluations, and binders documenting all program correspondence Maintain recreation facilities and equipment in clean and safe condition, and in compliance with City policies, procedures, and regulations. Establish positive relationships with youth, parents and coworkers Demonstrate a sound knowledge of good work ethics and youth development Provide First Aid services when needed Attend weekly staff meetings Other duties as assigned Qualifications Knowledge of: Operations of public recreation programs. Occupational hazards and safety precautions. How to play games, sports, arts & crafts and other recreational activities. Basic record keeping principles and procedures. Ability to: Follow verbal and written instructions. Account for money and making change Interpret and explain City policies and procedures. Monitoring operations and notifying supervisor of safety and discipline issues. Dealing tactfully and courteously with the public. Promoting and enforcing safe work practices. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with employees and the general public. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. DAY CAMP ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Education: High school diploma or equiavalent. Experience: A minimum of two years of experience in recreation or a related field is required. Supervisory or leadership experience is highly desirable. License/Certifications: None required. Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED training at time of hire if not already certified. DAY CAMP DIRECTOR Education: A minimum of 15 units of college level coursework in recreation or a related field. Experience: A minimum of three years of experience in recreation or a related field is required. Supervisory or leadership experience is highly desirable. Certifications: None required. Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED training at time of hire if not already certified. Other A valid California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Must be able to clear TB test and DOJ fingerprint check. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org . FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION OR THE SUMMER DAY CAMP PROGRAM: Angela Freitag, Recreation Program Coordinator at 925-671-3118 or angela.freitag@cityofconcord.org This position is not eligible for benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Jan 16, 2024
Part Time
Job Characteristics ***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** SUMMER DAY CAMP COUNSELOR I/II BACKYARD EXPLORERS AND EAST BAY EXPLORERS (SEASONAL) The City of Concord is seeking individuals to work for the City's Summer Day Camp Programs in the Recreation Services Department. Salary is negotiable based on experience: Backyard Explorers Counselor I: $16.39 - $17.22/hour, with no experience East Bay Explorers Counselor II: $17.22 - $18.09/hour, with some experience The Day Camp Programs: Experience the camp of a lifetime with Backyard Explorers and East Bay Explorers. These programs provide a safe and supervised place for children and teens to make new friends, engage in a variety of daily camp activities, and explore a new Bay Area location each week on a field trip. Concord Recreation Services is a diverse, high performing, collaborative team that creates community through people, parks, and programs. Our fun, welcoming, and inclusive programs improve the quality of life of our participants and community. The Backyard Explorers Day Camp is for children in kindergarten through 5th grade. It is located at Markham Nature Park at 3915 Cowell Road in Concord, CA. Staff training is offered at various dates and times between June 6 - June 9, 2024 Camp runs from June 10 - August 2, 2024 Camp clean up runs from August 5 - August 7, 2024 for select positions Work hours may vary between 6:45AM - 6:15PM The East Bay Explorers Day Camp is for youth 11 to 14 years old. It is located at Willow Pass Community Center at 2748 East Olivera Road in Concord, CA. Staff training is offered at various dates and times between June 6 - June 9, 2024 Camp runs from June 10 - August 2, 2024 Camp clean up runs from August 5 - August 7, 2024 for select positions Work hours may vary between 8:00AM - 6:00PM For more program information, go to https://www.cityofconcord.org/452/Youth-Adult-Programs . What you will be doing: Under supervision, Camp Counselors assist with a variety of recreation program activities, including customer service at centers, monitoring participants, and assisting with the supervision of individual and team sports, programs, and activities. Activities may include local excursions, swimming, barbecues, arts and crafts, cooking projects, and contests, as deemed suitable for the age of the participants. The Counselor II is distinguished from the Counselor I in that the Counselor II performs duties independently. All positions are part time, limited service, and m ust be able to work approximately 20-35 hours a week; early morning, evening and weekend shifts when required; and attend weekly in-service trainings. We are looking for someone who: Is able to work the entire season and attend in-service trainings Has reliable transportation to and from work Is an excellent role model and mentor for youth Is a team player Exhibits excellent communication and customer service skills SELECTION PROCESS Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses, online at www.cityofconcord.org/jobs . Please attach copies of relevant certificates to your application.All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to interview.Successful candidates will be provided a conditional offer of employment and must clear TB testing and fingerprint check (see below for more information). Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Plan, implement, and participate in recreational programs and activities in the areas of crafts, nature, group games and sports Monitor and provide for the safety of children and youth Establish positive relationships with youth, parents and coworkers Implement and engage in recreational programs for youth Demonstrate a sound knowledge of good work ethics and youth development Gather and organize supplies for scheduled activities Assist with organizing recreation activities, and learn to maintain discipline at recreation facilities Assist in the enforcement of rules, regulations, and safety precautions for municipal facilities Maintain recreation facilities and equipment in clean and safe condition, and in compliance with City policies, procedures, and regulations. Provide First Aid services when needed Attend weekly staff meetings Other duties as assigned Qualifications Knowledge of: Operations of public recreation programs. Occupational hazards and safety precautions. How to play games, sports, arts & crafts and other recreational activities. Basic record keeping principles and procedures. Ability to: Follow verbal and written instructions. Account for money and making change Interpret and explain City policies and procedures. Monitoring operations and notifying supervisor of safety and discipline issues. Dealing tactfully and courteously with the public. Promoting and enforcing safe work practices. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with employees and the general public. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. COUNSELOR I Education: Some high school or equivalent is required. Experience: Customer service experience and/or experience working with children is highly desirable. Certifications: None required. Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED training at time of hire if not already certified. COUNSELOR II Education: High school diploma or equivalent is desirable. Experience: Some experience working with children or youth of various ages is required. Experience may include work as a camp counselor, babysitter, tutor, church or youth group volunteer, or similar type position. Certifications: None required. Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED training at time of hire if not already certified. Other A valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment for select positions. Must successfully clear TB testing and fingerprint check. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org . FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION OR THE SUMMER DAY CAMP PROGRAM: Angela Freitag, Recreation Program Coordinator at 925-671-3118 or angela.freitag@cityofconcord.org This position is not eligible for benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Jan 16, 2024
Part Time
Job Characteristics ***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** LIFEGUARD/SWIM INSTRUCTOR I, II, and SENIOR AQUATICS PROGRAM The City of Concord's Recreation Services Department is seeking people to work for the City's Aquatics Program. Salary is negotiable based on experience: Lifeguard/Swim Instructor I: $17.22 - $18.09/hour, with no experience Lifeguard/Swim Instructor II: $18.54 - $19.48/hour, with a minimum of 2 seasons experience Senior Lifeguard/Swim Instructor: $19.97 - $20.98/hour, with a minimum of 3 seasons experience The Aquatics Program: The Concord Community Pool at 3501 Cowell Rd is one of the City’s most popular facilities, serving approximately 124,000 swimmers per year in our award winning learn to swim classes, our lap swim, recreational swim and water exercises programs, as well as serving as a place for many swim teams to practice. The pool is open year round, heated to a comfortable 80 degrees, and is 50 meters in length. The pool also boasts heated changing rooms and showers. What you will be doing: Under supervision, Lifeguard/Swim Instructors perform a variety of duties for the purpose of providing for water safety at Concord Community Pool. This includes organizing, coordinating, conducting, and instructing courses in water safety as well as supervision of the Concord Community Pool. The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor I is distinguished from the Lifeguard/Swim Instructor II in that the II performs duties independently. Senior Lifeguard/Swim Instructors perform additional leadership duties, including scheduling and training of other lifeguards. All positions are part time, limited service, and m ust be able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week, early morning, evening and weekend shifts when required, and attend weekly in-service trainings. They must also be able to successfully complete Lifeguard Training provided by the City of Concord. SELECTION PROCESS Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses, online at www.cityofconcord.org/jobs . Please attach copies of relevant certificates to your application.All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to interview.Successful candidates will be provided a conditional offer of employment and must clear TB testing and a fingerprint check (see below for more information).All new hires, regardless of experience, will be required to participate in the City's Lifeguard Training. Multiple dates are available during the summer and will be scheduled based on individual date of hire. Participants must be able to swim 300 yards continuously (100 yards Freestyle, 100 yards Breaststroke, 100 yard either Freestyle or Breaststroke), retrieve a 10-pound diving brick from from a depth of 13 feet, and tread water for 2 minutes without the use of hands. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Perform the tasks necessary to promote public safety at an aquatic facility by Lifeguarding. Monitor activities to prevent accidents: enforces facility rules, cautions swimmers regarding unsafe swimming activities, rescues non swimmers and administers first aid. Develop, organize, and instruct beginning, intermediate, and advanced swimming classes for all ages. Inspect and maintain equipment and materials to ensure they are in proper working order. Report issues to appropriate staff. Take reports from the public; fill out incident reports, training logs and other forms and paperwork as required. Participate in weekly in-service training sessions. Other duties as assigned. In addition to the above Senior Lifeguard/Swim Instructors may also: Assist in the determination of shift assignments. Help lead weekly in-service training sessions. Provide additional oversight of classes as needed. Other leadership duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Current and preventative lifeguarding techniques. Rules and regulations of an aquatic facility. Swimming rescue techniques, C.P.R., and first aid. Instruction techniques and materials related to aquatic activities. Ability to: Swim with proficiency and endurance. Maintain lifeguard certification. Prevent accidents and effect rescues. Enforce the rules and regulations of an aquatic facility. Perform swimming rescues, C.P.R., and first aid. Establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees and the public. Follow oral and written instructions. Prepare, read, and write various reports. Instruct students in a variety of aquatic oriented skill level classes. LIFEGUARD/SWIM INSTRUCTOR I Experience: None. Previous lifeguarding or competitive swim experience is highly desirable. Certification: None required at time of hire. Must be able to pass City's Lifeguard Training and Certification Program as a condition of employment (minimum age of 15 required). LIFEGUARD/SWIM INSTRUCTOR II Experience: Two seasons (equivalent to 5 months or more) of lifeguarding, swim instructor, or swim coach experience is required. Certification: Valid/current lifeguarding certifications are required. Must also be able to pass the City's Lifeguard Training as a condition of employment. SENIOR LIFEGUARD/SWIM INSTRUCTOR Experience: Three seasons (equivalent to 7.5 months or more) of lifeguarding, swim instructor, or swim coach experience is required. Certification: Valid/current lifeguarding certifications are required. Must also be able to pass the City's Lifeguard Training as a condition of employment. Other A valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment for select positions. Must successfully clear TB testing and fingerprint check. Only those candidates who successfully complete the lifeguarding course upon hire will be retained. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION OR THE AQUATICS PROGRAM: Matt Galindo, Recreation Program Coordinator at 925-671-3477 or matthew.galindo@cityofconcord.org Briana Stanley, Recreation Program Aide at 925-671-3474 or briana.stanley@cityofconcord.org This position is not eligible for benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Jan 16, 2024
Part Time
Job Characteristics ***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** CAMP COUNSELOR CAMP CONCORD (SEASONAL) The City of Concord's Recreation Services Department is seeking people to work for the City's Camp Concord Program. Salary is negotiable based on experience: Camp Junior Counselor: $56.76 - $61.13 a day plus room and board, with no experience Camp Counselor I: $62.66 - $69.16 a day plus room and board, with minimum 1 year experience Camp Counselor II: $72.66 - $82.20 a day plus room and board, with minimum 2 years experience Camp Concord: It took at least 40 civic groups, private businesses, schools and individuals to establish our Camp. Camp Concord is nestled high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, between the majestic shores of South Lake Tahoe and the calming beauty of Fallen Leaf Lake. Camp Concord is dedicated to the philosophy that its buildings, programs and participants will be compatible with the surrounding environment. Camp will ensure that all elements of Camp Concord remain in harmony with the environment by maintaining a minimal impact and working toward a waste free environment. Camp Concord has a variety of programming and activities including family camps, youth camps, mother and son camps, adults over 50 camps, and labor day camps. For more information visit www.cityofconcord.org/campconcord. The 2024 Season runs from June 5 - August 4, 2024. Off season work is available from August 5 - October 1, 2024 for select positions. What you will be doing: Under supervision, Camp Counselors assist with a variety of camp program activities, including hospitality and customer service, food service, the camp office, and camp activities and programming. Activities may include local excursions, swimming, barbecues, arts and crafts, cooking projects, and contests, as deemed suitable for the age of the participants. At Camp Concord you can expect to work hard and make friendships that will last a lifetime! All positions are part time, limited service, and m ust be able to work 5-6 days a week, early morning, evening and weekend shifts when required, and attend weekly in-service trainings. We are looking for someone who: Can work the entire season Can live on site at Camp Concord in South Lake Tahoe Can participate in a mandatory, paid staff orientation training June 5 Is an excellent role model and mentor for youth Is a team player Exhibits excellent communication and customer service skills SELECTION PROCESS Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses, online at www.cityofconcord.org/jobs . Please attach copies of relevant certificates to your application.All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to interview.Successful candidates will be provided a conditional offer of employment and must clear TB testing and fingerprint check (see below for more information). Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Learn and implement camp hospitality plan and serving as a role model of camp hospitality standards. Prepare arrival information, conduct camp tours and assist families with settling into cabins. Learn about camp programs and procedures and deliver this information to families in a positive and educational manner. Ensure cleaning, housekeeping and camp maintenance tasks are completed in a timely manner and meet quality controls set by management. Assist Facility Specialists with exterior maintenance of facilities and other light maintenance of camp including cleaning, sanitizing, and maintaining restrooms, dining hall, and cabins. Provide support at camp program activities like campfires, family game night, luau at the beach, evening kids hours, and more. Other duties as assigned. In addition to the above, Camp Counselor Is and IIs will also: Supervise campers during all activities that a parent or guardian is not present. Ensure campers and staff are following safety procedures in all program areas at all times. Assist families with issues, problems, and inconveniences that arise In addition to the above, Camp Counselor IIs will also: Serve as a program lead for a specific area of camp (Arts & Crafts, Archery, Aquatics, Sports and Games, Evening Programs). Responsible for setup and break down of all program activities Assist Program Coordinators with activity planning and implementation Assist Office Coordinator with camp office tasks, including answering phones, computer work, and camp store operations. Run the Camp store when the Office Coordinator is not present, including processing all purchases and restocking merchandise. Qualifications Knowledge of: Operations of public recreation programs. Occupational hazards and safety precautions. How to play games, sports, arts & crafts and other recreational activities. Basic record keeping principles and procedures. Ability to: Positively motivate kids, teens, and adults, creating a safe and enjoyable experience for campers. Follow verbal and written instructions. Account for money and making change Interpret and explain City policies and procedures. Monitoring operations and notifying supervisor of safety and discipline issues. Dealing tactfully and courteously with the public. Promoting and enforcing safe work practices. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with employees and the general public. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. JUNIOR COUNSELOR Education: Some high school or equivalent is required. Experience: Customer service experience and/or experience working with different age groups of children, teens, and adults is highly desirable. Certifications: Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED and Food Handling training at time of hire, if not already certified. COUNSELOR I Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Experience: Some experience working with children or youth of various ages is required. Experience may include work as a camp counselor, babysitter, tutor, church or youth group volunteer, or similar type position. Certifications: Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED and Food Handling training at time of hire, if not already certified. COUNSELOR II Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Experience: Some experience working or attending a camp or similar recreation program is required. Customer service experience and/or experience working with different age groups of children, teens, and adults is required. Certifications: Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED training, Food Handling training, and Lifeguard training at time of hire, if not already certified. Other A valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment for select positions. Must successfully clear TB testing and fingerprint check. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org . FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION OR THE CAMP CONCORD PROGRAM: Matthew Fragoso, Camp Director at 925-671-3006 or matthew.fragoso@cityofconcord.org This position is not eligible for benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Jan 16, 2024
Part Time
Job Characteristics ***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** FACILITY SPECIALIST / LEAD FACILITY SPECIALIST CAMP CONCORD (SEASONAL) The City of Concord's Recreation Services Department is seeking people to work for the City's Camp Concord Program. Salary is negotiable based on experience: Camp Concord Facility Specialist is available at a daily or hourly rate : $18.54 - $20.47/hour $144.79 - 151.55/day plus room and board Camp Concord Lead Facility Specialist is available at an hourly rate only: $26.85 - $29.63/hour Camp Concord: It took at least 40 civic groups, private businesses, schools and individuals to establish our Camp. Camp Concord is nestled high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, between the majestic shores of South Lake Tahoe and the calming beauty of Fallen Leaf Lake. Camp Concord is dedicated to the philosophy that its buildings, programs and participants will be compatible with the surrounding environment. Camp will ensure that all elements of Camp Concord remain in harmony with the environment by maintaining a minimal impact and working toward a waste free environment. Camp Concord has a variety of programming and activities including family camps, youth camps, mother and son camps, adults over 50 camps, and labor day camps. For more information visit www.cityofconcord.org/campconcord. The 2024 Season runs from April 10 - October 15, 2024. What you will be doing: Under supervision, the Lead Facility Specialist and Facility Specialist work together in camp operations, focusing specifically on grounds, building, and custodial maintenance on over 45 structures that include a main lodge, and institutional food service facility, as well as equipment and vehicles. The Lead Facility Specialist is differentiated from the Facility Specialist in that it reports directly to the Camp Director and is responsible complete oversite and management of all maintenance on the Camp Concord grounds, including the water, sewer, and electrical systems. The Lead schedules staff work days and hours based on daily and summer-long maintenance duties and projects in collaboration with the Camp Director. All positions are part time, limited service, and m ust be able to work 5-6 days a week. Evening and overnight duty may occur during the season, as well as weekend work. We are looking for someone who: Can work the entire season Can live on site at Camp Concord in South Lake Tahoe Can participate in a mandatory, paid staff orientation training on June 5 Is detail oriented, able to multi-task, and has excellent time management skills Has knowledge, abilities, and experience in basic electrical, carpentry, plumbing, custodial, and landscape maintenance Demonstrates excellent hospitality and customer service, and maintains grace under pressure Has knowledge, abilities, and experience in basic electrical, carpentry, plumbing, custodial, and landscape maintenance Is solution oriented and can effectively make difficult decisions in an efficient and timely manner Is flexible, yet dependable SELECTION PROCESS Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses, online at www.cityofconcord.org/jobs . Please attach copies of relevant certificates to your application.All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to interview.Successful candidates will be provided a conditional offer of employment and must clear TB testing and fingerprint check (see below for more information). Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to General upkeep of the grounds, including; splitting, stocking and maintaining fire wood and various camp fire pits, raking and removing brush, branches, and wood piles from trails and walking paths, as well as keeping parking and road ways clear. Custodial care of rest rooms and trash removal throughout the camp. Sweeps, mops and waxes floors, shampoos carpets, washes windows and walls, cleans furniture, maintains stock of supplies such as soap, paper towels, and toilet tissue. Inspects and repairs water heaters and heating units, plumbing systems including valves and fixtures, kitchen appliances, washers and dryers, pumps, motors and the Camp Concord well water system. Unplugs drains and sewer lines. Installs and repairs items such as electrical wiring, switches, circuit breakers, and power outlets. Removes and installs light fixtures, ballasts and fluorescent fixtures. Maintains outdoor lighting, emergency generators, radio/communication systems, overhead power lines, and other electrical equipment. Maintain roads, gate, and general camp security. Prepares surfaces and paints indoor and outdoor facilities with a variety of covering materials to maintain appearance and protective qualities. Refinishes furniture & removes graffiti. Performs all phases of camp opening and closing (winterizing and de-winterizing) as well as initial and end-of-season inventory. Maintains a safe, clean, secure, and generally well maintained and aesthetically pleasing maintenance yard and shop. Removes, relocates and rearranges furniture and equipment. Inspects, maintains, repairs, or recommends outside services as needed on all camp buildings, equipment, facilities and camp grounds. This includes plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilation, sewage and all other infrastructure. Assist with emergencies on site. Other duties as assigned. In addition to the duties above, the Lead Facility Specialist will also: Implements the preventative and corrective maintenance services operations at Camp Concord in cooperation with the Camp Director and the City of Concord Maintenance Services Department. Provide direction to staff for unskilled maintenance related tasks and projects. Coordination of volunteer work projects from start to finish, including initial identification of project, outline of expectations, providing appropriate equipment and overseeing projects to their prompt completion. Confers with Camp Director (and Leadership team when appropriate) on job priorities, work progress, and maintenance and repair problems. Establishes Camp maintenance procedures, recommends improvements and projects. Maintains monthly project reports tracking resources and results. Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with budgetary guidelines. Purchases supplies and materials and updates maintenance inventories on a regular basis. Schedules staff work days and hours based on the daily and summer-long maintenance duties and projects in collaboration with the Camp Director. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic electrical, carpentry, plumbing, custodial, and landscape maintenance. Safe and proper use of power equipment and tools, heavy and light machinery, and building materials. Prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines, including local, state and federal guidelines. Ensures that site and facility are in compliance with standards set by the American Camp Association, City of Concord, United States Forest Service, El Dorado County and State health and building codes. Be knowledgeable of applicable state and federal regulations pertaining to sewer, water, garbage, and electrical. Ability to: Work as a collaborative member of a team, to relate and work well with other. Accept guidance, direction, and supervision. Ability to understand and implement safety regulations and procedures. Identify safety and environmental hazards related to camp operations and monitor guest and staff behavior and enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures. Maneuver around camp grounds quickly and efficiently. Lift and transport equipment, tools, and supplies of varying weights. Safely drive cars, light trucks, and other motorized vehicles. Respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. FACILITY SPECIALIST Education: High school diploma or equivalent, preferably supplemented by course work or technical training. Experience: Two years of employment in a related field with an emphasis on basic electrical, carpentry, plumbing, custodial, and landscape maintenance. Certifications: Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED training, and Food Handler training at time of hire if not already certified. LEAD FACILITY SPECIALIST Education: H igh school or equivalent, preferably supplemented by course work or technical training. Experience: Five years of employment in a related field with an emphasis on basic electrical, carpentry, plumbing, wells and pump systems, custodial, and landscape maintenance. Leadership experience is desirable. Certifications: Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED training, and Food Handler training at time of hire if not already certified. Other A valid California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Must successfully clear TB testing and fingerprint check. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org . FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION OR THE CAMP CONCORD PROGRAM: Matthew Fragoso, Camp Director at 925-671-3006 or matthew.fragoso@cityofconcord.org This position is not eligible for benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Jan 16, 2024
Part Time
Job Characteristics ***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** FOOD SERVICE - MULTIPLE POSITIONS CAMP CONCORD (SEASONAL) The City of Concord's Recreation Department is seeking people to work for the CIty's Camp Concord Program. Salary is negotiable based on experience. Hospitality Specialist: $62.65 - $69.15 a day plus room and board with no experience Prep Cook: $70.89 - $80.20 a day plus room and board, with minimum six months experience Cook: $119.04- $131.40 a day plus room and board, with minimum one year experience Food Service Coordinator: $144.79 - $151.55 a day plus room and board, with food management experience Camp Concord: It took at least 40 civic groups, private businesses, schools and individuals to establish our Camp. Camp Concord is nestled high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, between the majestic shores of South Lake Tahoe and the calming beauty of Fallen Leaf Lake. Camp Concord is dedicated to the philosophy that its buildings, programs and participants will be compatible with the surrounding environment. Camp will ensure that all elements of Camp Concord remain in harmony with the environment by maintaining a minimal impact and working toward a waste free environment. Camp Concord has a variety of programming and activities including family camps, youth camps, mother and son camps, adults over 50 camps, group rentals, and special events. For more information visit www.cityofconcord.org/campconcord. The 2024 Season runs from June 5 - August 4, 2024. Off season work from August 5 -October 1, 2024 is also available for select positions. What you will be doing: These positions play a key role in the development and delivery of quality, nutritious meals within budget. Approximately 150-400 meals are served to camp participants and staff three times a day, with meal numbers changing daily. This also includes several off-site meals per week. On camp meals are primarily served cafeteria style. The Food Service Coordinator directs the overall food service operation of Camp Concord including purchasing, preparation, nutrition, service, sanitation, security, personnel management, customer service, and record keeping. The Coordinator directly oversees kitchen staff, creates a positive working environment, and ensures that meals are of quality and on time. The Cooks and Prep Cooks assist the Food Service Coordinator in preparing meals and in maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen and dishwashing area. Cooks are differentiated from Prep Cooks by their level of experience and ability to work independently. The Hospitality Specialist assists the Food Service Team in preparing the dining hall for meals and activities as well setting up, serving, and cleaning up all meals both on and off site. They may also provide assistance in other areas on an as needed basis. All positions are part time, limited service, and m ust be able to work 5-6 days a week. Shifts are based on meal times and special events so hours may vary as needed. Attendance at weekly in-service trainings is also required. We are looking for someone who: Can work the entire season Can live on site at Camp Concord in South Lake Tahoe Can participate in a mandatory, paid staff orientation training June 5 Can produce high quality meals for large groups of camp participants and staff Possesses excellent hospitality, customer service and communication skills Is a team player, but also works well independently Is detail oriented and has excellent time management Is flexible, yet dependable Has previous food service management and staff management experience (Food Service Coordinator position only) SELECTION PROCESS Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses, online at www.cityofconcord.org/jobs . Please attach copies of relevant certificates to your application.All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to interview.Successful candidates will be provided a conditional offer of employment and must clear TB testing and fingerprint check (see below for more information). Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Prepare raw fruits and vegetables for cooking and consumption. Participate in the preparation of fruits, vegetables, salads, sandwiches and other food items. Set up and stock work areas with all necessary ingredients and equipment. Set up food on serving counters/steam tables and serve meals or meal components. Measure and mix dry and liquid ingredients according to recipe instructions. Load food into containers for transport. Wash, sanitize and store pots, pans, tableware and other kitchen utensils. Stores food and supplies as prescribed. Participate in inventories. Clean serving counters, tables, food containers and other equipment and facilities. Make sure the work area complies with State Sanitation Guidelines requirements. Operate kitchen equipment such as electric mixers, slicer, choppers, dish washing machine, stoves, ovens, and other commercial kitchen equipment. Lift and carry boxes, pots and pans containing food. Other duties as assigned. In addition to the duties above, the Food Service Coordinator will also: Plan, organize, and facilitate food service scheduling, purchasing, menus, on & off-site meals, and other camp related events responsibilities and activities. Work with Program Coordinator to produce work schedules and ensure adequate staffing. Monitor employee performance and training. Manage food and equipment inventory; place all food orders, track inventory, and manage approved budget. Provide lead supervision and support Camp Cooks, Prep Cooks and Dining Aides while developing and maintaining a positive work environment and cohesive staff team. Provide ongoing training as needed. Inspect equipment and ensure equipment is repaired as necessary. Routinely evaluate Food Service operations and Staff performance to ensure all food service standards are being met. Review camp evaluations on a daily basis and adjust food services operations and menus as needed to meet Camp customer satisfaction standards. Qualifications Knowledge of: Proper sanitation practices and procedures. Measurements, weights, and service size portions. Methods of food preparation. Standard kitchen equipment and utensils. Basic methods used in cleaning and sanitizing equipment and facilities. Basic recordkeeping techniques. Ability to: Operate kitchen equipment such as electric mixers, slicers, choppers, dish washing machines, stoves, ovens and other commercial kitchen equipment. Measure and mix liquid and dry ingredients according to recipe and instructions. Ability to lift, push, pull, climb, balance, reach, seize, and hold traditional industrial kitchen equipment and food. Follow oral and written instructions. Prepare raw fruits and vegetables for cooking and consumption by peeling, scraping and chopping using small hand tools. Show a high level of care and thoroughness in handling the details of the job. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, students and others. Maintain good personal hygiene. Maintain composure in the face of high workload, competing or conflicting demands, ambiguous assignments, interruptions and distractions. Adapt well to changes in assignments and priorities. Understand and interpret written materials. Correctly performs the mathematical operations of the job. HOSPITALITY SPECIALIST Education: Some high school or equivalent. Experience: No experience required. Certification: Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED and Food Handling training at time of hire, if not already certified. PREP COOK Education: Some high school or equivalent. Experience: Six months experience cooking and preparing food for large groups is required. Experience working with different age groups and/or previous camp experience is highly desirable. Certification: Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED and Food Handling training at time of hire, if not already certified. COOK Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: One year experience cooking and preparing food for large groups is required. Experience working with different age groups and/or previous camp experience is highly desirable. Certification: Valid/current food handling certification required. Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED and Food Handling training at time of hire, if not already certified. FOOD SERVICE COORDINATOR Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: Three years experience cooking and preparing food for large groups as well as food service management experience including placing food orders, purchasing and receiving, budgeting, and supervising others in a kitchen is required. Certification: Valid/current food handling certification required. Food Protection Manager Certification is highly desirable. Must successfully complete American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED and Food Handling training at time of hire, if not already certified. Other A valid California Drivers License and satisfactory driving history is a condition of initial and continued employment for select positions. Must be able to pass TB testing and fingerprint check. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org . FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION OR THE CAMP CONCORD PROGRAM: Matthew Fragoso, Camp Director at 925-671-3006 or matthew.fragoso@cityofconcord.org This position is not eligible for benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Jan 16, 2024
Part Time
Job Characteristics *** PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** ASSISTANT POOL MANAGER / POOL MANAGER AQUATICS PROGRAM The City of Concord's Recreation Services Department is seeking people to work for the City's Aquatics Program. Salary is negotiable based on experience: Assistant Pool Manager: $21.50 - $22.59/hour with minimum 3 seasons of experience Pool Manager: $24.33 - $24.93/hour, with minimum 5 seasons of experience The Aquatics Program The Concord Community Pool at 3501 Cowell Rd is one of the City’s most popular facilities, serving approximately 124,000 swimmers per year in our award winning learn to swim classes, our lap swim, recreational swim and water exercises programs, as well as serving as a place for many swim teams to practice. The pool is open year round, heated to a comfortable 80 degrees, and is 50 meters in length. The pool also boasts heated changing rooms and showers. What you will be doing: Under supervision, Assistant Pool Managers and Pool Managers are responsible for seasonal and year round operation of a community swimming pool, including lead supervision of pool lifeguards, swimming instructors, and other employees; the application and enforcement of rules and regulations governing the health, safety, and welfare of patrons; the overall operation and maintenance of the pool, its equipment, and facilities; the conduct and expansion of various swim instruction programs; and the determining of priority of use of the pool and its facilities. The Pool Manager is distinguished from the Assistant Pool Manager in that the Pool Manager works at a higher level of independence and participates in program scheduling, recruitment and staffing. All positions are part time, limited service, and m ust be able to work approximately 20-30 hours a week; early morning ( 5:30AM - 10:00AM) , evening and weekend shifts when required; and attend weekly in-service trainings. They must also be able to successfully complete Lifeguard Training provided by the City of Concord. SELECTION PROCESS Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses, online at www.cityofconcord.org/jobs . Please attach copies of relevant certificates to your application.All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to interview.Successful candidates will be provided a conditional offer of employment and must clear TB testing and a fingerprint check (see below for more information).All new hires, regardless of experience, will be required to participate in the City's Lifeguard Training. Multiple dates are available during the summer and will be scheduled based on individual date of hire. Participants must be able to swim 300 yards continuously (100 yards Freestyle, 100 yards Breaststroke, 100 yard either Freestyle or Breaststroke), retrieve a 10-pound diving brick from from a depth of 13 feet, and tread water for 2 minutes without the use of hands. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Organizes and conducts swimming, diving, lifeguarding, and other related swim classes. Attends meetings as required. Trains, schedules, supervises, and evaluates swim staff personnel. Sees that all department rules and regulations are enforced regarding the health, safety, and welfare of all persons using the swimming pool. Maintains the swim pool in a clean and orderly condition and makes regular inspections of the sanitation and maintenance in accordance with local and State health and Safety Codes. Tests water for chlorine, acidity content, temperature, and adjusts controls to maintain desirable conditions in the swim pool; may do related maintenance work as required. Maintains, or has prepared, all records or reports as required, including cash transactions, attendance, accident reports, program summary, and supplies records. Requests supplies necessary to operate the swimming pool; request repairs, maintenance, additions to equipment and facilities as needed. Follows prescribed procedures in cases of emergency, administers first aid and/or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). May act as pool lifeguard or swim instructors as required. Conduct and participate in weekly in-service training sessions. Other duties as assigned. In addition to the above Pool Managers may also: Recruit and assist with selecting part time staff Assist with developing program schedules Develop and prepare promotional materials for review by others Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Current and preventative lifeguarding techniques. Swimming rescue techniques, C.P.R., and first aid. Rules and regulations of an aquatic facility. Swimming pool maintenance and the chemicals, equipment, and techniques used to meet State and County Department of Health standards. Instruction techniques and materials related to aquatic activities. Principles and practice of supervision. Basic accounting principles. Ability to: Swim with proficiency and endurance. Prevent accidents and effect rescues. Enforce the rules and regulations of an aquatic facility. Develop and implement aquatic programs for a variety of skill levels. Plan, direct, and supervise the work of others. Establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees and the public. Perform swimming rescues, C.P.R., and first aid. Interpret policies and procedures. Follow oral and written instructions. Prepare, read, and write various reports. Organize and instruct swimming and water safety classes. ASSISTANT POOL MANAGER Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: Three seasons of aquatics experience (equivalent to 7.5 months or more), and leadership experience. Aquatics experience may include lifeguard, swim instructor, swim coach, etc. Certification: Valid/current lifeguarding certifications are required. Must also be able to pass the City's Lifeguard Training as a condition of employment. POOL MANAGER Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: Five seasons of aquatics experience (equivalent to 10 months or more), and leadership experience. Aquatics experience may include lifeguard, swim instructor, swim coach, etc. Certification: Valid/current lifeguarding certifications are required. Must also be able to pass the City's Lifeguard Training as a condition of employment. Other A valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Must successfully clear TB testing and fingerprint check. Only those candidates who successfully complete the lifeguarding course upon hire will be retained. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org . FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION OR THE AQUATICS PROGRAM: Matt Galindo, Recreation Program Coordinator at 925-671-3477 or matthew.galindo@cityofconcord.org Briana Stanley, Recreation Program Aide at 925-671-3474 or briana.stanley@cityofconcord.org This position is not eligible for benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
Job Characteristics ***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** MAINTENANCE UTILITY MECHANIC This position is open until filled and may close at any time. The Facilities Maintenance Division of the City of Concord's Public Works Department is seeking two experienced Maintenance Utility Mechanics. What you will be doing: The Maintenance Utility Mechanic will be responsible for maintaining, repairing, diagnosing and troubleshooting utility, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and HVAC/R equipment and systems; and performing preventative maintenance on all equipment. We are looking for someone who: Has technical knowledge and experience in maintaining mechanical systems, basic electricity, and plumbing; Is experienced with construction-related utility work; Has a keen eye and attention to detail; Is highly organized and able to prioritize tasks; Is committed to excellence and high quality service; Is motivated, creative and flexible; inspired to learn and seek professional development opportunities within our City; Is comfortable working independently and as part of a team; Embraces and embodies the City’s Mission, Vision and Values . What we offer: The City of Concord offers the opportunity to take part in a collaborative and exciting work experience, where you can grow in your career while working alongside the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. The City is an employer that invests in its employees’ professional and personal development, values work-life balance, is dedicated to employee wellness and provides numerous benefit and retirement options, to include the following: A variety of health care plans or a cash-in-lieu benefit if waiving coverage City-paid dental insurance; vision insurance (City-paid for select employee groups) Vacation with tiered accrual increases, sick leave and 11 paid holidays per year Both 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans Participation in CalPERS pension Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare, dependent care and commuting costs Life and disability insurance Tuition reimbursement program A wellness program that offers yoga and fitness classes, annual health expos, health and nutrition education, as well a variety of mental health resources *Salary is negotiable within the advertised range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can be found at www.cityofconcord.org . SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord application and complete the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org . Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. 2. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a panel interview. If you are selected to participate in the panel interview and are unavailable, we regret that we will not be able to reschedule you. 3. Candidates that pass the panel interview will be placed on the hiring list, based on rank, for further consideration to fill the current regular vacancy, as well as others occurring over the next 12 months. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Helpful tips when applying: It is important to carefully read the complete job bulletin before submitting your application so you are aware of all requirements of both the position and the process. When preparing your application, consider reviewing the job announcement and classification specification so that you may emphasize work experience relevant to the position for which you are applying. Job duties should be an accurate reflection of the work you completed. Copying and pasting from your job description is not recommended as there may be duties listed that you did not perform. Answer all required supplemental questions completely and honestly. The information you put in the supplemental questionnaire must also be verified in your work history so if you say you have certain experience in the questionnaire, make sure we can see it listed in your job history as well so we know where you performed those functions and for how long. Carefully review your application prior to submittal to ensure its content is accurate and all required documents are attached, and submit it before the closing date. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Inspects, maintains, and repairs air conditioning and heating units, including thermostatic controls, regulators, valves, switches, and motors.Maintains a preventative maintenance inspection and service schedule on filters and moving parts, replaces belts, and makes adjustments on balancing controls.Makes scheduled inspection and services pumps and motors, replaces bearings and packing.Inspects, maintains, and repairs plumbing systems, including valves and fixtures.Maintains and repairs restricted drains and sewer lines and may install and remove sewer, gas, and waterlines.Repairs and installs sheet metal duct work.Inspects on a scheduled basis and maintains park, parking lot, and building security lighting equipment.Trouble-shoots and makes minor electrical repairs; replaces photocells, re-lamps tennis courts and ball fields.Inspects, maintains, and trouble-shoots automatic clock systems and civil defense sirens.Follows safe work procedures. Ensures that proper safety precautions, regulations, and industrial hygiene practices are observed during all work evolutions.Reports equipment malfunctions, needed repairs, and safety/hygiene infractions to supervisor.Confers with supervisors on job priorities, work progress, and maintenance and repair problems.Responds to emergency or complaint calls.Promotes the City's Mission to make Concord a city of the highest quality by providing responsive, cost-effective, and innovative government services; understands and subscribes to the Vision and Values Statement adopted by the City.Performs other work as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge and Abilities: Working knowledge of the standard practices, terms, and procedures used in the maintenance and repair of air conditioning, heating, ventilating, and other mechanical equipment; and of work hazards and safety precautions associated with the work. Ability to skillfully inspect, maintain, and repair air conditioning, heating, ventilating, and other mechanical equipment; to read and interpret related plans, drawings, and specifications; to plan and lay out work effectively; to accurately estimate the labor and materials associated with the work; to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Often work performed is of emergency nature, must be able to work with speed and precision to meet deadlines. Will usually be working alone (or with safety observer) and must possess knowledge of related trades (not necessarily journeyman level skills) to complete jobs assigned. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: Equivalent to completion of a four year apprenticeship program in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment. Some related journey level experience in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment may substitute. Other A California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. The City of Concord takes pride in offering a generous benefits program that provides flexibility for the diverse and changing needs of our qualifying employees. For a complete overview, click here . Below is a brief listing of what the City offers: Dental & Vision Insurance Employee Assistance Program Health Insurance Holidays Life Insurance Pre-tax Savings Benefits Retiree Medical (3 levels based on date of hire) Retirement Program Short-term Disability*and Long-term Disability Social Security/Medicare Vacation & Sick Leave *Not available for sworn personnel. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Part Time
Job Characteristics ***SEASONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** MAINTENANCE LABORER The City of Concord Public Works Department is recruiting for Maintenance Laborers to work for the City's Parks Division to assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the City's parks so that they are well-kept for the enjoyment of our residents. This recruitment is open and continuous, and the list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future part-time, limited term vacancies for up to one year, as vacancies arise. The Parks Division: Parks Services provides safe, aesthetically pleasing parks designed and maintained to meet the diverse needs for active and passive recreation and leisure activities. What you will be doing: Under direct supervision and independently, the Maintenance Laborer will perform litter/trash pick-up, restroom clean-up, general maintenance, leaf/debris pick-up and miscellaneous duties in park locations and other areas throughout the City. The Maintenance Laborer will also perform other duties as assigned. Part Time/Seasonal Maintenance Laborers are hired by the City's Public Works Department throughout the year, on an as-needed basis. These are part-time/temporary positions, limited to 999 hours per fiscal year, provide no benefits, and are paid at various hourly rates according to position related abilities. SELECTION PROCESS Submit a completed City of Concord application, a current California DMV history report, and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org/jobs . To obtain your DMV history report you may visit any DMV location and request a ten year driving history, or you may submit a request online at www.dmv.ca.gov . The report must be dated after April 1, 2023 and show the current status of your driver's license. Candidates must have a clean driving record for the previous seven year period in order to qualify. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to interview. Successful candidates will be provided a conditional offer of employment, and must clear DOJ live scan, medical evaluation and other related components. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Assisting with basic grounds-keeping Public Works maintenance and construction activities Picking up and removing trash Maintaining park restrooms Leaf/debris clean-up Performing data entry related to parks assets, work order management, and other relevant platforms Performing other duties as assigned Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic equipment such as shovels, rakes, small power mowers, spray equipment and pneumatic tools Safety techniques for removing litter, cleaning hardscapes and assisting in basic landscape maintenance labor in the City's parks Ability to: Develop and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, staff and the general public Write clearly in order to complete records and documentation of actions taken Utilize desktop and mobile computer devices Provide exceptional customer service Education/Experience Education: Satisfactory completion of high school, or the equivalent Experience: Six months of experience performing work involving the general public. Work experience in park clean-up, landscaping, or litter clean-up is highly desirable. Other Other Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver's license (Class A, B or C) and satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. This position is not eligible for benefits.
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
Job Characteristics ***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Police Officer - Academy Grad Please note : this is not an entry level police officer position. Please see our job opening for Police Officer Trainee if you are not currently enrolled in or recently graduated from the police academy. The City of Concord is seeking passionate professionals who are committed to serving the Concord community to serve as our next Police Officer. The Police Department: The members of the Concord Police Department are dedicated to providing the highest quality police services in order to enhance community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime. To do this, we pledge to develop a partnership with the community, lead a community commitment to resolve problems, and improve the safety and quality of life in our city. For more information visit joinconcordpd.com . What you will be doing in this role: The Concord Police Officer is typically the first line of contact with the public on behalf of the City. A large part of the Officer's role is to facilitate the resolution of problems by bringing together appropriate resources and to solve reoccurring problems. Community-Based policing is integrated into the traditional public safety activities of our Officers. Police Officers may be armed and may be assigned to work in uniform or plain clothes. Flexible shift schedules include 4-10 and 3-12 options, which may be changed periodically as job assignments may be rotated among patrol, traffic, criminal and juvenile investigation, radio dispatching and administrative services. We are looking for someone who: Possesses the ability to observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents, and places Can think and act quickly in emergencies Can judge situations and people accurately Can learn standard operating procedures of police headquarters, radio-telephone, and keyboard-type communications equipment Can understand and interpret laws and regulations Can prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive written reports Can become proficient in self-defense techniques, and in the care and use of firearms Can follow oral and written instructions Can deal courteously and effectively with the general public Embraces and embodies the City’s Mission, Vision and Values . Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE This position is represented by the Concord Police Officers Association and receives an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to: New CalPERS members are eligible for 2.7% @ 57 plus social security Shift differential ranging from 3% - 8% Specialty Assignments: Detective (Violence Suppression Unit, Financial Crimes Unit, Special Victims Unit, Major Crimes Unit), Canine, Community Impact Unit, Motorcycle, Traffic Investigator, Special Enforcement Team, Research & Development (Information Technology), Crime Scene Investigator, FTO, SWAT, Front Desk Corporal, Patrol Corporal, and Drone Operator. Master Officer Program - 10% at 15 years sworn service with 3 completed specialties. Longevity - 5% at 18 years sworn service. $250/month bilingual pay for qualifying languages Education and POST Certificate Incentives up to 10% Continued training and professional development opportunities Fully paid tuition reimbursement program with 2% pay increase while enrolled Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Patrols an assigned area by car, motorcycle, or on foot to observe, investigate and report suspicious and hazardous conditions; and apprehends and arrests law violators.Responds to routine and emergency calls for protection of persons and property and for the enforcement of City ordinances and State laws.Investigates crimes, accidents, deaths and disturbances and gathers evidence; interviews, questions, and takes statements from complainants, suspects and witnesses and completes case reports.Takes charge of juveniles and delinquents and works on cases involving unfit homes and crimes committed against or by juveniles; handles missing persons cases and works with community organizations and governmental agencies in delinquencies and delinquency control programs.Directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at times of emergency or congestion; stops drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; and issues citations.Appears in court to present evidence and testimony in connection with criminal prosecution.Searches, guards, transports and assists in the booking and custodial care of prisoners.Serves writs, warrants, subpoenas and other legal documents.With required State certification, may perform Paramedic duties by providing Advanced Life Support (ALS) emergency medical care.May be assigned to assist in conducting special studies of crime prevention, traffic control or other Police Department problems.Provides information and direction to the public and assists in developing community crime prevention programs and may speak before business, school, civic and social groups. Qualifications Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Education Completion of the equivalent of 60 college semester units. Police Service Standards - To be a candidate for a position in this class, the applicant must fulfill all of the following: Minimum Age: The candidate shall be at least 21 years of age at the time of Lateral Entry or Academy Graduate appointment. Character & Background: The candidate shall possess traits including initiative, alertness, integrity, reliability, courtesy, and good judgment; and shall not have been convicted by any state or by the Federal Government for a crime, the punishment for which could have been imprisonment in a federal penitentiary or a state prison. Hearing: The candidate shall have normal hearing acuity. Weight: Weight shall be in good proportion with height. Physical & Mental Condition: The candidate shall be of sound physical condition; be of adequate physical stature, and possess strength, endurance and agility demonstrable in tests of physical performance and medical examination. The applicant shall be of good mentality and emotional maturity, in good health, and free from chronic disease, impairment of bodily function, loss or impairment of the use of any digit, history of psychosis or psycho-neurosis, or other disabling defects. Vision: The candidate shall possess normal color vision and visual functions. Each eye must be free of any abnormal condition or disease which might adversely affect performance of duty and there must be visual acuity of not less than 20/100 vision in both eyes without correction for glass wearers and not less than 20/200 vision in both eyes without correction for contact lens wearers. Academy Graduate: To be eligible for Academy Graduate consideration, an individual must meet the above general requirements and must possess a certificate of completion from a POST certified basic training academy. Other Must possess a valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of hire and of continued employment. When assigned to Paramedic duties, a valid Contra Costa County accredited California Paramedic Certificate is required. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law. United States citizenship is not required. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. The City of Concord takes pride in offering a generous benefits program that provides flexibility for the diverse and changing needs of our qualifying employees. For a complete overview, click here . Below is a brief listing of what the City offers: Dental & Vision Insurance Employee Assistance Program Health Insurance Holidays Life Insurance Pre-tax Savings Benefits Retiree Medical (3 levels based on date of hire) Retirement Program Short-term Disability*and Long-term Disability Social Security/Medicare Vacation & Sick Leave *Not available for sworn personnel. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
Job Characteristics ***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Police Officer - Lateral Please note : this is not an entry level police officer position. Please see our job openings for Police Officer Trainee or Police Officer Academy Grad if you have no experience as a police officer. The City of Concord is seeking passionate professionals who are committed to serving the Concord community to serve as our next Police Officer. The Police Department: The members of the Concord Police Department are dedicated to providing the highest quality police services in order to enhance community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime. To do this, we pledge to develop a partnership with the community, lead a community commitment to resolve problems, and improve the safety and quality of life in our city. For more information visit joinconcordpd.com . What you will be doing in this role: The Concord Police Officer is typically the first line of contact with the public on behalf of the City. A large part of the Officer's role is to facilitate the resolution of problems by bringing together appropriate resources and to solve reoccurring problems. Community-Based policing is integrated into the traditional public safety activities of our Officers. Police Officers may be armed and may be assigned to work in uniform or plain clothes. Flexible shift schedules include 4-10 and 3-12 options, which may be changed periodically as job assignments may be rotated among patrol, traffic, criminal and juvenile investigation, radio dispatching and administrative services. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES Signing Bonus of up to $20,000: Incumbents are eligible for a signing bonus of up to $20,000. It is 50% payable upon satisfactory completion of required probationary period, and 50% payable upon three (3) years of continued service. Leave Pre-Accruals: The first year of leave accruals (80 hours vacation and 96 hours sick leave) shall be front-loaded at time of hire. No further leave will accrue until after the first year of employment. EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE This position is represented by the Concord Police Officers Association and receives an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to: Classic CalPERS members are eligible for 3% @ 50 plus Social Security New CalPERS members are eligible for 2.7% @ 57 plus Social Security Shift differential ranging from 3% - 8% Specialty Assignments: Detective (Violence Suppression Unit, Financial Crimes Unit, Special Victims Unit, Major Crimes Unit), Canine, Community Impact Unit, Motorcycle, Traffic Investigator, Special Enforcement Team, Research & Development (Information Technology), Crime Scene Investigator, FTO, SWAT, Front Desk Corporal, Patrol Corporal, and Drone Operator Master Officer Program - 10% at 15 years sworn service with 3 completed specialties. Longevity - 5% at 18 years sworn service. $250/month bilingual pay for qualifying languages Education and POST Certificate Incentives up to 10% Continued training and professional development opportunities Fully paid tuition reimbursement program with 2% pay increase while enrolled Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Patrols an assigned area by car, motorcycle, or on foot to observe, investigate and report suspicious and hazardous conditions; and apprehends and arrests law violators.Responds to routine and emergency calls for protection of persons and property and for the enforcement of City ordinances and State laws.Investigates crimes, accidents, deaths and disturbances and gathers evidence; interviews, questions, and takes statements from complainants, suspects and witnesses and completes case reports.Takes charge of juveniles and delinquents and works on cases involving unfit homes and crimes committed against or by juveniles; handles missing persons cases and works with community organizations and governmental agencies in delinquencies and delinquency control programs.Directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at times of emergency or congestion; stops drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; and issues citations.Appears in court to present evidence and testimony in connection with criminal prosecution.Searches, guards, transports and assists in the booking and custodial care of prisoners.Serves writs, warrants, subpoenas and other legal documents.With required State certification, may perform Paramedic duties by providing Advanced Life Support (ALS) emergency medical care.May be assigned to assist in conducting special studies of crime prevention, traffic control or other Police Department problems.Provides information and direction to the public and assists in developing community crime prevention programs and may speak before business, school, civic and social groups. Qualifications Education Completion of the equivalent of 60 college semester units. Police Service Standards - To be a candidate for a position in this class, the applicant must fulfill all of the following: Minimum Age: The candidate shall be at least 21 years of age at the time of Lateral Entry or Academy Graduate appointment. Character & Background: The candidate shall possess traits including initiative, alertness, integrity, reliability, courtesy, and good judgment; and shall not have been convicted by any state or by the Federal Government for a crime, the punishment for which could have been imprisonment in a federal penitentiary or a state prison. Hearing: The candidate shall have normal hearing acuity. Weight: Weight shall be in good proportion with height. Physical & Mental Condition: The candidate shall be of sound physical condition; be of adequate physical stature, and possess strength, endurance and agility demonstrable in tests of physical performance and medical examination. The applicant shall be of good mentality and emotional maturity, in good health, and free from chronic disease, impairment of bodily function, loss or impairment of the use of any digit, history of psychosis or psycho-neurosis, or other disabling defects. Vision: The candidate shall possess normal color vision and visual functions. Each eye must be free of any abnormal condition or disease which might adversely affect performance of duty and there must be visual acuity of not less than 20/100 vision in both eyes without correction for glass wearers and not less than 20/200 vision in both eyes without correction for contact lens wearers. Lateral Entry: To be eligible for Lateral Entry consideration, an individual MUST meet the above general requirements; have satisfactorily completed, in another jurisdiction, a probation period for a peace officer classification which is comparable to Concord's classification of Peace Officer; and possess a valid P.O.S.T. Police Officer Basic Certificate. Other Must possess a valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of hire and of continued employment. When assigned to Paramedic duties, a valid Contra Costa County accredited California Paramedic Certificate is required. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law. United States citizenship is not required. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. The City of Concord takes pride in offering a generous benefits program that provides flexibility for the diverse and changing needs of our qualifying employees. For a complete overview, click here . Below is a brief listing of what the City offers: Dental & Vision Insurance Employee Assistance Program Health Insurance Holidays Life Insurance Pre-tax Savings Benefits Retiree Medical (3 levels based on date of hire) Retirement Program Short-term Disability*and Long-term Disability Social Security/Medicare Vacation & Sick Leave *Not available for sworn personnel. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
Job Characteristics ***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Police Officer Trainee If you are interested in a career in law enforcement, there is an opportunity for you to become a Police Officer Trainee in the Concord Police Department. The Police Department: The members of the Concord Police Department are dedicated to providing the highest quality police services in order to enhance community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime. To do this, we pledge to develop a partnership with the community, lead a community commitment to resolve problems, and improve the safety and quality of life in our city. For more information visit joinconcordpd.com . What you will be doing in this role: As a Trainee, you would be assigned to attend an upcoming POST-approved Police Academy. Acceptance by the Academy, which includes successfully passing a POST-approved written examination, is a condition for employment in this position. The Trainee position is a non-sworn, entry-level training position. Employees in this classification are temporary, at-will employees with only mandatory benefits as required by law, and do not have Police Officer status while attending the Academy. Upon successful completion of the Academy, Trainees will be promoted and receive the annual salary and full benefits of a regular full-time, sworn Police Officer with the Concord Police Department. We are looking for someone who: Possesses the ability to observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents, and places Can think and act quickly in emergencies Can judge situations and people accurately Can learn standard operating procedures of police headquarters, radio-telephone, and keyboard-type communications equipment Can understand and interpret laws and regulations Can prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive written reports Can become proficient in self-defense techniques, and in the care and use of firearms Can follow oral and written instructions Can deal courteously and effectively with the general public Embraces and embodies the City’s Mission, Vision and Values . EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE While enrolled in the police academy, Police Officer Trainee's are eligible for health insurance, which includes a generous premium contribution by the City. They will also be enrolled in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS) at the non-sworn rate of 2% @62, and Social Security. Upon completion of the academy, the incumbent becomes represented by the Concord Police Officers Association and receives an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to: New CalPERS members eligible for 2.7% @ 57 plus Social Security Shift differential ranging from 3% - 8% Specialty Assignments: Detective (Violence Suppression Unit, Financial Crimes Unit, Special Victims Unit, Major Crimes Unit), Canine, Community Impact Unit, Motorcycle, Traffic Investigator, Special Enforcement Team, Research & Development (Information Technology), Crime Scene Investigator, FTO, SWAT, Front Desk Corporal, Patrol Corporal, and Drone Operator. Master Officer Program - 10% at 15 years sworn service with 3 completed specialties. Longevity - 5% at 18 years sworn service. $250/month bilingual pay for qualifying languages Education and POST Certificate Incentives up to 10% Continued training and professional development opportunities Fully paid tuition reimbursement program with 2% pay increase while enrolled Generous contributions to health, dental and vision plans Employer paid life insurance and contributions to retirement plans Employer paid Employee Assistance Program and robust peer support program APPLICATION PROCESS 1. A limited number of applicants who clearly show that they most closely meet the needs of this position in terms of training, experience, education, and other job-related characteristics and possess a valid POST participating agency T-Score of 50 or better (issued within the past 12 months on official agency letterhead) will be accepted to participate in the selection process. This process will include evaluation and initial screening of the standard on-line City application to determine which candidates progress to the next phase of the recruitment process. The subsequent selection process may include a panel interview and a final departmental interview. 2. Candidates moving forward will be subject to an extensive background examination including a polygraph test, psychological exam and physical. (Use of illegal drugs/narcotics within the past year will disqualify an applicant. Sales of illegal drugs will disqualify applicants.) 3. Once testing is complete the Chief of Police shall review the background and post-conditional offer assessments and make the final determination as to whether a formal job offer is to be made. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Attending a POST-approved Police Academy. Acceptance by the Academy, which includes successfully passing a POST-approved written examination, is a condition for employment in this position. During the 6-month Academy program, you would receive the academic and physical training required for appointment to the position of Police Officer. Upon successful completion of the Academy, you would typically be appointed as a Police Officer and begin serving an 18-month probation period with the City of Concord Police Department. Qualifications Education The ideal candidate will have the equivalent of 60 college semester units or more. Only applicants with at least 30 semester units will be considered. The classification of Police Officer requires 60 college semester units, or the equivalent. If selected, those employees must obtain the additional required semester units within the first four (4) years of employment. Candidates with at least three (3) years of recent military experience may substitute their experience for 15 semester units. Assessment Qualification A T-Score of 50 or higher on the California POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (POST Pellet B) is required. A qualifying T-Score from any POST participating agency will be accepted. Documentation of your score must be provided on agency letterhead and attached to your applicationat the time of online submission. POST T-Scores are valid within one year (12 months) from the date that the test was administered. Scores older than one year will be disqualified. The City of Concord will periodically administer POST Pellet B testing. For the most current information about upcoming test dates please visit the Concord Police Department's Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/ConcordPolice or sign up through www.Eventbrite.com . For more information regarding the testing standards, please visit the POST website at www.post.ca.gov . Police Officer Standards: To be a candidate for the position of Police Officer, you must fulfill all of the following: Minimum Age: The candidate shall be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Character & Background: The candidate shall possess traits including initiative, alertness, integrity, reliability, courtesy, and good judgment; shall not have been convicted of a crime by any state or federal government for which the punishment could have been imprisonment in a state prison or federal penitentiary. Hearing: The candidate shall have normal hearing acuity. Weight: Weight shall be in good proportion to height. Physical & Mental Condition: The candidate shall be of sound physical condition and adequate physical stature, and possess strength, endurance, and agility demonstrable in tests of physical performance and medical examination. The applicant shall be of good mentality and emotional maturity, in good health, and free from chronic disease, impairment of bodily function, loss or impairment of the use of any digit, history of psychosis or psychoneurosis, or other disabling defects. Vision: The candidate shall possess normal color vision and visual functions. Each eye must be free of any abnormal condition or disease which might adversely affect performance of duty and there must be visual acuity of not less than 20/100 vision in both eyes without correction for glass wearers and not less than 20/200 vision in both eyes without correction for contact lens wearers. Other Must possess a valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of hire and of continued employment. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law. United States citizenship is not required. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org.. This position is not eligible for benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
Job Characteristics ***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Police Dispatcher II Please note : this is not an entry level police dispatcher position. Please see our job opening for Police Dispatcher I if you have no experience as a public safety dispatcher. The City of Concord's Police Department is currently seeking customer-service oriented individuals who enjoy working in a highly productive yet fast-paced environment to serve as their next Police Dispatcher. The Police Department: The members of the Concord Police Department are dedicated to providing the highest quality police services in order to enhance community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime. To do this, we pledge to develop a partnership with the community, lead a community commitment to resolve problems, and improve the safety and quality of life in our city. What you will be doing in this role: This is the journey-level position and performs the full range of radio and telephone dispatch duties with a high degree of independence. The Police Dispatcher II performs activities related to the processing of service requests including communications and dispatch, status monitoring, information development and communication, entry level dispatcher training, and records and file maintenance in a computer-aided environment. We are looking for someone who: Can assess situations accurately, make quick decisions, and use sound judgement Has excellent oral and written communication skills Is naturally compassionate and comfortable speaking to individuals who are emotional or stressed Can multi-task and quickly prioritize needs Can work in a collaborative team environment and take instruction well Stay composed and control their own emotions Has the technological skills to operate multiple computers, programs, radios and recording equipment Has excellent attention to detail and organization skills Is familiar with or can quickly learn the city of Concord and can read Maputo find routes, locations, and addresses Is flexible and can adapt to any situation Embraces and embodies the City’s Mission, Vision and Values . RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES Leave Pre-Accruals: The first year of leave accruals (80 hours vacation and 96 hours sick leave) shall be front-loaded at time of hire. Communications Training Officer Pay Differential: Police Dispatcher IIs who are assigned as Communications Training Officers (CTOs) will receive an additional 5% pay for each hour assigned and engaged in providing formal training to a police dispatcher trainee. EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE This position is represented by Teamsters Local 856 and receives an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to: $2.00/hour shift differential for night shift and $2.50/hour for grave shift $120/month bilingual pay for qualifying languages Generous contributions to health, dental and vision plans Employer paid life insurance and contributions to retirement plans Fully paid tuition reimbursement program Employer paid Employee Assistance Program and robust peer support program TYPING CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENT A typing certificate issued within the last 12 months is required . The typing certificate must be attached to the online application and scored according to the following method: 5 minute timed typing exercise, showing a gross rate of speed and a net rate of speed. This information MUST be included on the typing certificate. Applications received without a valid typing certificate attached, or not meeting the minimum words per minute ( 35 net WPM ) WILL NOT be considered and WILL NOT be contacted to correct the deficiency. Please note: in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, online typing test results will be considered. If possible, please take a five minute timed test online that reflects gross WPM with errors, or net WPM. IMPORTANT : Contact with candidates will primarily be via email. Make sure you list a current email that you check regularly on your application. If you have any specific questions regarding the recruitment and selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (925) 671-3308. POLICE DISPATCHER II Purpose In support of police law enforcement and other public safety functions, performs activities related to the processing of service requests including communications and dispatch, status monitoring, information development and communication, entry level dispatcher training, and records and files maintenance in a computer-aided environment; performs related and other work as required all within the context of the City's Mission of providing responsive, cost effective, and innovative local government services through a collaborative effort with the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. Equipment, Methods & Guidelines Uses computer-aided dispatch system, including 911 emergency telephone, Telephone Device for the Deaf (TDD) and other multi-line telephone systems, various law enforcement telecommunications systems, multi-channel radio console with headsets and telephone handsets, video display terminals, computer keyboards, and alarm systems. Resource materials include hardware and software documentation, Dispatcher Training Manual, Dispatcher Training Guide, call-out schedules, maps, standardized service request classifications, level of response decision criteria, policies, regulations, operating procedures, directives, and violation codes contained in both City and other agency reference documents and manuals. Working Conditions Work is located in the Police Communications Center with variable lighting intensity and background noise. Work includes pressures generated by the necessity for appropriate and timely responses and follow-up required by emergency and routine events that often occur simultaneously. Work also involves prolonged periods of sitting. Incumbents are subject to shift assignments including evenings, weekends, and holidays; and to shift holdovers, early work calls, and scheduled overtime. Physical Demands Work emphasizes clear speech, visual and hearing acuity, and manual dexterity; prolonged periods of sitting and of wearing a headset; may occasionally perform moderate lifting (such as 30-50 pound boxes of computer paper), carrying, pushing, pulling and stooping. Must be able to work in an environment, with randomly occurring periods that are dominated by crisis situations and stress filled working conditions. Supervisory Guidance Received/Given Supervision received is intended to prescribe both general and detailed methods for achieving objectives. This is the journey level dispatcher classification and incumbents are expected to assist in training and monitoring the progress of entry level dispatchers when conditions require. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Receives, interprets, classifies, prioritizes and responds to calls of a routine and emergency nature, including those calls involving life-threatening situations. Enters relevant information by computer keyboard and, as appropriate, transmits message for dispatching.Assigns calls to police units for necessary action, determining how many and which units are required for response. May coordinate, with patrol supervisors regarding deployment of personnel. Visually monitors video display terminals and aurally monitors police radio frequencies to ensure correct status of officers and pending and dispatched calls, making "on-line changes" via keyboard as appropriate. Calls out Public Works standby personnel, perform call-outs for various local government entities, and monitors local government radio for their status.Determines appropriate communications or research channels selecting from emergency telephone lines, radio room telephone lines, business telephone lines, police radio channels, other agency radio channels, and manual computerized information systems.Provides information to officers expeditiously in areas such as warrants, vehicles, driver's licenses, parole, and criminal history information. Interprets or clarifies coded responses from various systems for police officers or other parties. Confirms warrants with responsible agencies, receives warrants and updates status of warrants.Accesses and updates information in a variety of on-line Law Enforcement data systems, including systems which contain confidential data.Develops, confirms, and relays information by contacting persons such as those in the internal chain of command; relatives of those involved in incidents; employers; hospitals; sworn and non-sworn public safety personnel at other agencies; other City departments; ambulance services; detoxification centers; tow companies; attorneys; state parole; animal control; commercial establishments; alarm companies; and schools.Monitors other public safety and emergency preparedness radio traffic; fire panel and security system boards; local government radio channels; and jail and complaint desk alarms, and takes appropriate actions.Maintains various logs and records of activities, such as radio transmissions, telephone calls received, call-outs and tow requests, equipment failure log, personal time keeping an attendance.Follows defined alternative procedures in the event of computer or other equipment malfunction such as performing shut down and start up procedures. Performs various tasks to ensure proper operation of equipment such as setting and resetting computer system, video display terminals, mobile data terminals and printers; and changing print ribbons, paper, and recording tapes.Performs activities related to the operation of a county-wide law enforcement radio system (CLERS) such as monitoring radio channel and issuing all points bulletins following county protocol and procedures.Assists in training entry level and per diem dispatchers as required.Promotes the City's Mission to make Concord a city of the highest quality by providing responsive, cost-effective, and innovative government services; understands and subscribes to the Vision and Values Statement adopted by the City.Performs other work as assigned. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Qualifications Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of specific data processing and telecommunications equipment used in a public safety Communications Center. Knowledge of relevant sections of various California codes such as the Penal, Health and Safety, Municipal, Welfare and Institutions, and Vehicle codes; interdepartmental regulations, policies and procedures; various hardware and software documentation; Federal Communications Commission Regulations; of the resources, equipment, methods, procedures, and nomenclature included in and associated with computer-aided dispatch and automated information systems. Ability to read, comprehend, and retain. Ability to learn the geographic layout of the City, including location of streets, street names, freeways, shopping centers, industrial parks, hotels, and other landmarks. Ability to remain calm in situations of stress; to assess events quickly and accurately; to adapt communications and behavioral styles appropriately in response to individuals and situations; to obtain and accurately record required information; to effectively classify and prioritize service requests; to act promptly and decisively; to make acceptable decisions; to quickly search and find information from resource systems, manuals, maps and other documents and to accurately and concisely convey such information orally and in writing; to spell accurately and use correct grammar; to speak clearly, concisely and audibly; to perform multiple tasks simultaneously; to meet the physical requirements of the work; to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education: Satisfactory completion of high school or the equivalent. Experience: Three years of related work experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a law enforcement dispatcher in a computer-assisted environment, including at least one year experience working in a POST-certified law enforcement communications center. Other Other: Ability to operate an alpha-numeric keyboard with sufficient speed and accuracy to provide efficient input into a computer terminal, measured by the ability to type at a rate of 35 words per minute (net). A typing certificate issued within the last 12 months is required. The typing certificate must be attached to the online application and scored according to the following method: 5 minute timed typing exercise, showing a gross rate of speed and a net rate of speed. This information MUST be included on the typing certificate. Applications received without a valid typing certificate, or not meeting the minimum net words per minute WILL NOT be considered and WILL NOT be contacted to correct the deficiency. Online typing tests WILL NOT be accepted. For a list of agencies where you can obtain your typing certificate, please click here. Must have normal (or correctable to normal) hearing and eyesight and a clear and audible voice for radio and telephone communications. Must have successfully completed the POST-certified police dispatcher course and have successfully passed probation as a dispatcher for a POST-certified law enforcement communications center. Must successfully complete a background investigation as a condition of employment. A California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. The City of Concord takes pride in offering a generous benefits program that provides flexibility for the diverse and changing needs of our qualifying employees. For a complete overview, click here . Below is a brief listing of what the City offers: Dental & Vision Insurance Employee Assistance Program Health Insurance Holidays Life Insurance Pre-tax Savings Benefits Retiree Medical (3 levels based on date of hire) Retirement Program Short-term Disability*and Long-term Disability Social Security/Medicare Vacation & Sick Leave *Not available for sworn personnel. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Part Time
Job Characteristics ***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST I/II The City of Concord is seeking applicants for part-time Customer Service Specialists to support the Recreation Services Department; current openings are in the Senior Center and at Willow Pass Community Center. This position is open until filled and may close at any time. Salary is negotiable based on experience: Customer Service Specialist I: $17.65 - $19.67/hour with one year of customer service experience Customer Service Specialist II: $18.54 - $20.98/hour with two years of customer service experience Community Centers: The Concord Senior Center is an amazing place for seniors to come together and enjoy activities, classes, programs and sports leagues. After hours, it operates as the ideal space for special events, such as holiday parties, weddings and business meetings. The Senior Center is located at 2727 Parkside Circle. All positions are part time, limited service and applicants must be available to work between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, approximately 15-20 hours per week. The Willow Pass Community Center is a versatile venue for special events like weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and retreats. It's also the location for in-person registration for all the programs in the City of Concord. Willow Pass Park is the home of the Concord Softball League, payless batting cage, pickleball courts, tennis courts, and an adult fitness park. The Willow Pass Community Center is located at 2748 E. Olivera Road. All positions are part time, limited service and applicants must be available to works between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., approximately 15-20 hours per week. What you will be doing: These positions work primarily at either the Concord Senior Center, at 2727 Parkside Circle, or Willow Pass Community Center at 2748 E Olivera Drive. Customer Service Specialists serve as the first point of contact for customers using the facilities, including greeting customers, registration for classes and events and responding to inquiries and complaints. They are also responsible for monitoring the use and care of facilities, to include room set-up and breakdown as well as light custodial duties. The Customer Service Specialist I is distinguished from the II level in that it is the entry-level position in the series. The Customer Service Specialist II has learned to perform the duties of the Customer Service Specialist I with independence. All positions are part time, limited service and must be able to work either mornings, or mornings and afternoons, Monday through Friday. Hours and schedule may vary. SELECTION PROCESS Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org/jobs . All qualified applicants and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to interview. Conviction History If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Successful candidates will be provided a conditional offer of employment and must clear DOJ live scan. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Serving as the front line customer service representative Opening and closing the community center Walking customers through the premises prior to and after the event Providing coordination and support of facility operations Performing activities related to the processing and maintenance of activity registration and rental permits, including communication with customers over the phone, in person and via email Responding to questions, complaints and emergency situations, taking appropriate courses of action Ensuring timely completion of all paperwork and processes, facility scheduling, information development, and file maintenance Ensuring a safe and efficient environment by enforcing operating procedures Reporting inappropriate or unsafe practices Providing for maintenance needs, including compliance with health, safety and building codes Assisting in the set up and take down of equipment, tables and chairs, as needed Conducting light custodial work to ensure high standards of facility presentation, as needed Qualifications Knowledge of: Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and Publisher Principles and processes for providing internal and external customer service including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for service, and evaluation of customer satisfaction The structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar Ability to: Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision making Give appropriate attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made and asking questions as appropriate Maintain appropriate attention to detail based on the complexity of work performed Shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information, and to work efficiently and accurately on tasks with interruptions Convey written and/or non-written information effectively, comprehending and understanding documentation and verbal or visual communications Adapt communications and behavioral styles appropriately in response to individuals and situations Use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions Provide high level customer service to internal and external customers including during high stress situations; seek out ways to help people Determine causes of operating errors and decide what to do to resolve them Quickly search and find information from resource systems, manuals and other documents and accurately and concisely convey such information orally and in writing Read, comprehend and retain information Learn custom facility reservation software Speak clearly, concisely and audibly Establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST I Education : Satisfactory completion of high school or equivalent Experience : One year of customer service experience required CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST II Education : Satisfactory completion of high school or equivalent Experience : Two or more years of customer service experience required Other The ability to speak and understand Spanish is highly desirable, but not required. A California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Must be able to clear DOJ fingerprint clearance. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. This position is not eligible for benefits.
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Dec 12, 2023
Full Time
Job Characteristics ***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** PLAN CHECK ENGINEER The City of Concord is seeking a customer service oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills to serve as their next Plan Check Engineer in the Building Division of the Community Development Department. There is currently one vacancy. This position is open until filled and may close at any time so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. What you will be doing: The Plan Check Engineer plans, coordinates, reviews, supervises, and participates in the review of construction plans and structural calculations. This includes pe rforming complex review and examination of building construction, improvement, and repair plans and specifications for compliance with all applicable building codes, laws, rules and regulations; provi ding supervision for the issuance of building permits and related activities; and p erforming on-site building inspections in conjunction with plans examining work and maintaining plans examining records. We are looking for someone who: Will coach and mentor assigned staff for success Has experience in the field with significant code knowledge Works collaboratively with all staff, consultants, and customers Is a leader and proactive in problem solving Has strong interpersonal skills and possesses the ability to resolve conflict in a positive manner Has supervisory experience Can interact with the public during the majority of their work day Can prioritize work load and multitask with multiple interruptions Embraces, promotes and is guided by the City's Mission, Vision and Values What we offer: The City of Concord offers the opportunity to take part in a collaborative and exciting work experience, where you can grow in your career while working alongside the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. The City is an employer that invests in its employees’ professional and personal development, values work-life balance, is dedicated to employee wellness and provides numerous benefit and retirement options, to include the following: Options for variable work schedules and partial telecommuting with appropriate approvals in accordance with AD 116 Participation in CalPERS pension: 2%@55 for Classic and 2%@62 for PEPRA A variety of health care plans or a cash-in-lieu benefit of $200 if waiving coverage City-paid dental insurance; employee-paid vision insurance Vacation accruals starting at 10 days per year, sick leave and 11 paid holidays per year Tuition reimbursement Both 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare, dependent care and commuting costs Life and disability insurance A wellness program that offers yoga and fitness classes, annual health expos, health and nutrition education, as well as a variety of mental health resources The Community: Nestled in the foothills of Mt. Diablo, Concord is a major East Bay community located 29 miles east of San Francisco and 58miles north of San Jose. With a population of almost 130,000 residents occupying an area of 31 square miles, Concord is the largest city in Contra Costa County. The City’s central location offers easy access to the entire Bay Area including Oakland, San Francisco, and the Silicon Valley. Concord has much to offer; its local lifestyle reflects a careful blending of the City’s early California heritage, along with modern planned development. It is a harmonious community of quiet neighborhoods, an excellent park system, convenient shopping centers, large preserves of open space, a state-of-the-art hospital, and a wide variety of restaurants. Additionally, diverse public and private educational opportunities for students of all ages are available in Concord. Concord residents enjoy a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild winters. The ideal weather and natural beauty of Concord make the area ideal for visitors and locals seeking active outdoor activities. In Concord, where “Families Come First,” one is never far from a park or an open green space for active play or just relaxing. Todos Santos Plaza, the heart of downtown Concord, features a year-round Farmer’s Market, several seasonal and community celebrations, as well as serving as a wonderful outdoor space for all to enjoy. SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. 2. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to a panel interview. If you are selected to participate in the interview process and are unavailable, we regret that we will not be able to reschedule. 3. Successful candidates will be placed on the hiring list, based on rank, for further consideration to fill the current regular vacancy, as well as others occurring over the next 12 months. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Plans, coordinates, reviews, supervise, and participate in the review of construction plans and structural calculations for residential, commercial and industrial building construction and alterations.Responsible for performing the most difficult and complex plan checks, including all that require a Registered Professional Engineer.Investigate reports of structural problems on other assignments and makes recommendations to the Chief Building Official.Reviews plans and administers systems and procedures to ensure that plans, structural calculations, energy calculations and specifications comply with all state, federal, and local building laws, rules, ordinances and regulations.Provides supervision for the issuance of building permits and coordination of plan checking with other Permit Center Departments/Divisions and permit issuance activities.Supervise Permit Center Staff including, but not limited to, assigning/monitoring workload and evaluation of quality and quantity of work performed.Develops policies and standard operating procedures for Permit Center Activities.Confers with architects, engineers, builders and homeowners to give and obtain information and interpret building codes and regulations; recommends necessary changes to obtain compliance with applicable codes and regulations.Attends and participates in development plan review meetings to provide code related comments and guidance for future, current and past projects.When required, make difficult on-site construction inspections to confirm that construction complies with approved plans and specifications.Checks the stability of soils and footing systems in accordance with geological and soils reports.Prepares correspondence to architects, engineers, contractors, property owners and others in conjunction with the correction of plans and engineering details, permit requirements, notices and other matters relating to the acceptance and approval of construction plans and permitting process.Administers plan review contracts and coordinates the work of outside plan review consultants.Manages, assigns and reviews quality of plan checks being completed by contract engineers and architects and Permit Center staff.Advises inspectors on structural and other building related problems arising in the field during construction.Investigates and completes recommendations for new and substitute construction materials and design practices. Informs Permit Center Staff of these recommendations.Prepares and leads training sessions and seminars for Permit Center staff and others when required.Prepares reports and statistical data relating to plans examining functions and permit issuance activities.Promotes the City's Mission to make Concord a city of the highest quality by providing responsive, cost-effective, and innovative government services; understands and subscribes to the Vision and Values Statement adopted by the City. For full job description visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/concord/classspecs . Qualifications Knowledge and Abilities: A thorough knowledge of state and local codes, laws, rules, ordinances and regulations that pertain to building design, theories and principles of structural design, engineering, soils engineering, mathematics and construction; of the standards, practices, terms, procedures, techniques, equipment, tools and materials associated with building design and construction. Ability to effectively interpret laws and regulations; to effectively apply City and Department policies, procedures, rules, regulations and practices pertaining to the work and the Building Division; perform detailed analysis and examination of building and construction designs, specifications and plans; apply engineering and architectural principles and techniques to solve complex construction problems; analyze structural integrity and load factors using engineering design mechanics; analyze and evaluate complex building plans, data and reports to determine compliance; make accurate engineering calculations; effectively evaluate alternate materials and methods of design and construction; organize work and set priorities in order to meet work deadlines; and prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence and other written materials. Ability to operate a computer and use word processing, spreadsheet, and permit processing software; plan, organize, and assign and evaluate the work of assigned staff; and use written and oral communication skills to communicate and work tactfully and effectively with both professionals and non-professionals while reflecting the highest standards of customer service. Ability to read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve complex problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; perform highly detailed work under changing, strict deadlines, on multiple concurrent tasks; to work well under pressure and with frequent interruptions; interact effectively with staff, management, property owners, builders, engineers, architects developers, and manufactures; and establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education: A Bachelor's Degree in architecture or civil, structural or architectural engineering, or a closely related design or engineering field. A Master's degree is highly desirable. Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible plan check or plans examiner, or four years experience in the private sector providing building design or engineering services. License/Certification: A California licensed architect or a California registered civil or structural engineer is required. Certification as a Plans Examiner from a nationally recognized certification entity is required at time of application or within 12 months of employment and is a condition of continued employment. Other A California Driver License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. The City of Concord takes pride in offering a generous benefits program that provides flexibility for the diverse and changing needs of our qualifying employees. For a complete overview, click here . Below is a brief listing of what the City offers: Dental & Vision Insurance Employee Assistance Program Health Insurance Holidays Life Insurance Pre-tax Savings Benefits Retiree Medical (3 levels based on date of hire) Retirement Program Short-term Disability*and Long-term Disability Social Security/Medicare Vacation & Sick Leave *Not available for sworn personnel. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, California, United States
Dec 12, 2023
Full Time
Job Characteristics ***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Associate Civil Engineer - Three Year Limited Term This position is open until filled and may close at any time. Are you an experienced, licensed engineer looking to enhance the beautification, functionality, and safety of a local community? Do you enjoy collaborating with other professionals on exciting projects? If so, the City of Concord is looking for you to join its Engineering Division Team! The Community Development Department (CDD) is currently seeking to fill one limited-term Associate Civil Engineer vacancy. This position will f ocus on facility remodeling projects and broader civil works City-wide; term to end 6/30/2026. What you will be doing in this role: The Associate Civil Engineer plays an integral part of the Capital Improvement Program within the Engineering Division. This position will collaborate with different City departments including Public Works, Transportation, and Recreation Services; as well as the Current Development, Planning, and Building divisions of Community Development; with the end goal of completing critical Capital Improvement Projects as programmed in the City's two year Capital Budget. The future Associate Civil Engineer will, under general direction, provide engineering project control on a variety of capital construction or maintenance projects related to the City's buildings, structures, and facilities. Associate Civil Engineers are responsible for the total development of major, complex, high-cost projects and/or programs from schematic drawings through final acceptance of construction and warranty period. In addition to managing projects, this essential position will be a key contributor to the innovations and improvements made to the Capital Improvement Program, which align with the Mission, Vision, and Values of the City of Concord. We are looking someone who: Has considerable knowledge of the materials, methods and techniques in the design and construction of civil engineering projects Has knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, ordinances, codes and engineering standards pertaining to the design and construction of public works projects Can review and analyze architectural and engineering work of consulting firms and provide architectural and/or engineering design or related services Has the ability to effectively utilize computer applications, including the latest version of AutoCAD Civil3D Can effectively negotiate contracts, obtain permits, establish budget and maintain schedules Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with others Can represent the City in meetings and presentations to various groups, including community groups, other governmental agencies, and the public. Has skill in applying engineering knowledge to solve problems and can carry through assignments with independence. Thrives in a team environment that encourages cooperation, communication, and mutual sharing of risk, responsibility, and reward. What we offer: The City of Concord offers the opportunity to take part in a collaborative and exciting work experience, where you can grow in your career while working alongside the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. The City is an employer that invests in its employees’ professional and personal development, values work-life balance, is dedicated to employee wellness and provides numerous benefit and retirement options, to include the following: A variety of health care plans or a cash-in-lieu benefit if waiving coverage City-paid dental insurance; vision insurance (City-paid for select employee groups) Vacation with tiered accrual increases, sick leave and 11 paid holidays per year Option for alternative work schedules Tuition reimbursement A wellness program that offers yoga and fitness classes, annual health expos, health and nutrition education, as well a variety of mental health resources Both 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans, including an employer-paid contribution for management Participation in CalPERS pension Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare, dependent care and commuting costs Life and disability insurance *Salary is negotiable within the advertised range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can be found at www.cityofconcord.org. The Community: Nestled in the foothills of Mt. Diablo, Concord is a major East Bay community located 29 miles east of San Francisco and 58 miles north of San Jose. With a population of almost 130,000residents occupying an area of 31 square miles, Concord is the largest city in Contra Costa County. The City’s central location offers easy access to the entire Bay Area including Oakland, San Francisco, and the Silicon Valley. Concord has much to offer; its local lifestyle reflects a careful blending of the City’s early California heritage, along with modern planned development. It is a harmonious community of quiet neighborhoods, an excellent park system, convenient shopping centers, large preserves of open space, a state-of-the-art hospital, and a wide variety of restaurants. Additionally, diverse public and private educational opportunities for students of all ages are available in Concord. Concord residents enjoy a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild winters. The ideal weather and natural beauty of Concord make the area ideal for visitors and locals seeking active outdoor activities. In Concord, where “Families Come First,” one is never far from a park or an open green space for active play or just relaxing. Todos Santos Plaza, the heart of downtown Concord, features a year-round Farmer’s Market, several seasonal and community celebrations, as well as serving as a wonderful outdoor space for all to enjoy. SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord application, resume, and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org . 2. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a panel interview. If you are selected to participate in the panel interview and are unavailable, we regret that we will not be able to reschedule you. Conviction History: If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to Prepares engineering plans and related calculations; prepares bid advertisements; reviews and analyzes information submitted by contractors in connection with bids; makes recommendations regarding the awarding of bids; and directs and coordinates the work of engineering consultants. Reviews plans submitted by developers to ensure conformity with established standards and recommends permit conditions to the Planning Commission and the Zoning Administrator. Conducts on-site administration of contracts and inspection of construction work. Provides lead direction to professional and technical personnel by determining priorities and work sequences necessary to achieve objectives and working with supervising Senior Civil Engineer in the assignment of personnel in accordance with priority and need. Confers and coordinates with other City work units, outside agencies, developers, and consultants on municipal engineering problems, alternatives, and solutions; exercises judgment in the selection and adaptation of standard techniques and procedures. Performs "construction" activities such as acting as Resident Engineer for municipal construction projects, reviewing final plans, specifications, special conditions, and agreements; providing detailed interpretation of plan specifications, conditions, and agreements to contractor staff; coordinating the work of contractors and other activities such as those carried out by other public agencies and utilities; maintaining work record data; writing change orders; and monitoring safety and labor compliance activities. Confers and coordinates with staff and individuals within or outside the City and provides written and oral responses to a variety of inquiries and problems regarding matters such as municipal engineering policies, procedures, standards, and environmental impact reporting requirements; appeals to engineering requirements; and other communications necessary in the coordination of project activities. Provides lead direction to interdisciplinary design teams of staff or consultants in the preparation of project documents and completing related requirements, such as environmental reports. Performs or coordinates the more complex field inspections and testing and informs contractors and others when and why work does not conform to plans and specifications or is not properly authorized; and stops or rejects work or issues citations for violations. Personally performs more complex professional engineering activities. Maintains a budget track of projects in process and initiates corrective action as necessary. Directs the preparation of studies, reports, and recommendations on engineering matters for review and approval. Prepares recommendations regarding the modifications of engineering policies, procedures, or standards pertaining to assigned areas of activities. Promotes the City's Mission to make Concord a city of the highest quality by providing responsive, cost-effective, and innovative government services; understands and subscribes to the Vision and Values Statement adopted by the City. When assigned to Current Development activities: Reviews plans submitted by private developers for conformity with laws, ordinances, and accepted professional standards for grading of land, placement and size of storm drains and sanitary sewer lines, street widths, drainage, soils requirements, relative elevations of plots, special considerations associated with floodplain areas and earthquake zones; and land division. When assigned to Design and Construction activities: Acts as Project/Resident Engineer in the preparation of engineering plans, designs, and specifications for various Public Works projects including street construction and improvements, traffic signals and channelizing striping, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, culverts, sewer lines, drainage facilities, sound walls, underground utility construction, buildings and other structures and facilities; preparing profiles and cross-sections; establishing grades; establishing horizontal and vertical curve alignments and computations; estimating quantities of materials, cut and fill; calculating hydraulic runoff, capacity of drains, structural stresses, areas, and survey closures; performing right-of-way calculations; writing legal property descriptions. Qualifications Knowledge and Abilities Considerable working knowledge of the concepts, precedents, principles, laws, practices, methods, standards, procedures, and techniques pertinent to municipal engineering, including the mechanics of solids (particularly of soils), hydraulics, theory of structure, strength of materials, engineering geology, and surveying; of engineering economics and cost estimating. Working knowledge of basic supervisory and safety principles, techniques, and alternatives; and the use of computers for engineering studies and analyses. Ability to maintain full knowledge and control over assigned areas of responsibility; to independently perform difficult and complex professional engineering work; to effectively analyze, identify, and recommend engineering alternatives; to effectively communicate and apply related ordinances, policies, regulations, standards, and procedures pertaining to the work; to effectively lead others in the performance of complex professional and technical activities; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; and to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or a related engineering field, or a California Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) Certificate. Experience: Four (4) years of professional engineering design, plan review, and project administration experience, preferably in a public agency setting. License: Possession of a valid registration as a Professional Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration. Registration as a Professional Engineer by other state Boards will be considered. Other Possession of a valid California Driver's License, by time of employment, and maintenance of a satisfactory driving record is required. EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or hrdept@cityofconcord.org prior to the final filing date. The City of Concord takes pride in offering a generous benefits program that provides flexibility for the diverse and changing needs of our qualifying employees. For a complete overview, click here . Below is a brief listing of what the City offers: Dental & Vision Insurance Employee Assistance Program Health Insurance Holidays Life Insurance Pre-tax Savings Benefits Retiree Medical (3 levels based on date of hire) Retirement Program Short-term Disability*and Long-term Disability Social Security/Medicare Vacation & Sick Leave *Not available for sworn personnel. Closing Date/Time: Continuous