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, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Police Dispatcher II Please note : this is not an entry level police dispatcher position. Recruitment Incentives Leave Pre-Accruals Vacation and Sick Leave Pre-Accruals (front-loading first year's accrual of vacation (80 hours) and sick leave (96 hours) upon hire). Communications Training Officer Pay Differential The City of Concord also offers a Training Pay Differential for Communications Training Officers ("CTO") (5% for each hour assigned as CTO and engaged in providing formal training to a police dispatcher trainee). TYPING CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENT - Police Dispatcher II 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. 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/Experience 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Police Officer - Lateral **Classic CalPERS members are eligible for tier 1 retirement** (3% @ 50) The City of Concord also offers Police Specialty Pay and a Master Police Officer and Master Police Sergeant Program. Signing Bonus Recruitment Incentive Signing Bonus of $10,000 , paid out as follows: 50% ($5,000) payable upon satisfactory completion of the required probationary period, and 50% ($5,000) payable upon three (3) years of continuous service. POLICE OFFICER 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. Specialty assignments may add up to 5% additional pay. These assignments include Bicycle Patrol; Crime Scene Investigation; Detective (Special Victims Unit, Major Crimes Unit, Financial Crimes Unit, Special Investigations (Gangs/Drugs), and Violence Suppression Unit); Downtown Beat/Foot Patrol; Gang Unit; K-9 Unit; School Resource Officer; Community Impact Team; and Traffic. Corporals, Field Training Officers/Police Training Officers and members of the SWAT Team can also receive additional pay. The Police Officer duties require initiative, resourcefulness and the ability to analyze situations and in emergencies, to adopt a quick, effective and responsible course of action. The work involves frequent contact with the public and requires the ability to deal with persons in tense situations where relations may be strained. Additionally, Police Officers perform related and other work as required, all within the context of the City's Mission, Vision, and Values Statement and should hold a strong progressive customer service orientation. 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 and 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 P.O.S.T. Police Officer Basic Certificate. Other: Other Requirements: License: 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. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and who has applied for, citizenship at least one year prior to application for employment. Application for citizenship shall not have been denied. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Part Time
***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** PARKS & RECREATION PROGRAM DRIVER JOB CHARACTERISTICS: The City of Concord is looking for an experienced Driver with a valid class B license to safely transport seniors, adults, teens, and youth while providing superior and friendly customer service. HIRING DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation WORK LOCATION(s) : Concord Senior Center, 2727 Parkside Circle, Concord, CA 94519; Markham Nature Park, 3915 Cowell Road, Concord, CA 94521; and Willow Pass Community Center, 2748 East Olivera Road, Concord, CA 94519. HOURS: Weekdays, nights and/or weekends as needed for Parks & Recreation Trips & Tour Program. SALARY RANGE: $20.46 - $25.55 per hour Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Implement safe and efficient operating of vehicle carrying up to 30 passengers. Maintain and keep current Class B California's Driver's License with at least 30-passenger endorsement. Communicate with supervisor to receive and verify instructions. Report any delays. Conduct and log pre-trip and post-trip vehicle safety inspections. Load and unload frail senior citizens and mobility assistive devices such as walkers and wheelchairs safely and efficiently. Ensure that passengers are wearing their seat belts. Work cooperatively with volunteer trip escorts. Handle stressful situations calmly and professionally. Maintain an excellent attendance record. Maintain an impeccably clean vehicle. Accountable for use of a City issued procurement card. Complete monthly reports to reconcile expenses for parking and other trip needs. Report participant, vehicle, or driver accidents timely and accurately on the proper forms. Complete bi-weekly timecards in computerized system. Prompt and proper handling when vehicle maintenance issues arise. Qualifications: Education/Experience Education: Completion of the twelfth grade or the equivalent. Experience: Wheelchair lift loading experience is required. One (1) to three (3) years of commercial driving experience is preferred. Other: Other requirements: Must be at least age 21 or older and in good health; have, or be willing to obtain before start of program: Fingerprint clearance, TB clearance; and CPR, First Aid, and AED certification. Must pass an employment record, criminal background check, drug screen, TB Test and physical performance test. This position is subject to DOJ random drug screening. Must possess a valid Class B California Driver's License with Passenger Endorsement for at least 30 passengers. Must have a current Motor Vehicle Report that represents a history of safe and competent driving. Maintain certifications in First Aide/CPR/AED. Ability to push, pull, lift, bend/stoop, twist, squat, kneel for wheelchair loading, and sit for prolonged periods to drive. Must be able to work the maximum hours allowed under D.O.T. Hours of Service Regulations on various shifts/days of the week, while maintaining outstanding attendance. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with escorts and participants. APPLICATION / SELECTION PROCEDURES: To apply for this position go to www.cityofconcord.org and click on Career Opportunities. All applications and resumes will be reviewed in relation to the criteria outlined above. Only those candidates who best meet the qualifications will be invited to interview. Applicants will be notified of interview time and date. For additional information, please contact: Devynn Darner, 925-671-3118 or devynn.darner @cityofconcord.org Dario Sanchez, 925-671-3017 or dario.sanchez@cityofconcord.org Closing Date/Time:
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Police Officer - Academy Graduate City pays a portion of the employee contribution to the CalPERS Safety Retirement Plan (2.7% @ 57) The City of Concord also offers Police Specialty Pay and a Master Police Officer and Master Police Sergeant Program. POLICE OFFICER JOB CHARACTERISTICS 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 are 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. Specialty assignments may add up to 5% additional pay. These assignments include Bicycle Patrol; Crime Scene Investigation; Detective (Narcotics, Special Victims, Major Crimes, Financial Crimes, Violence Suppression/Gangs); K-9 Unit; School Resource Officer; Mental Health Evaluation Team; Community Impact Team, and Traffic. Corporals, Field Training Officers and members of the SWAT Team can also receive additional pay. The Police Officer duties require initiative, resourcefulness and the ability to analyze situations and in emergencies, to adopt a quick, effective and responsible course of action. The work involves frequent contact with the public and requires the ability to deal with persons in tense situations where relations may be strained. Additionally, Police Officers perform related and other work as required, all within the context of the City's Mission, Vision, and Values Statement and should hold a strong progressive customer service orientation. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: MAY 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. May be assigned to assist in conducting special studies of crime prevention, traffic control, or other public safety issues. 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: 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 posses 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 Direct Entry consideration, an individual MUST meet the above general requirements and possess a certificate of completion from a P.O.S.T. certified basic training academy. Other: OTHER COMPETENCIES Candidates should possess the ability to observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; to think and act quickly in emergencies, and to judge situations and people accurately; to learn standard operating procedures of police headquarters radio-telephone and keyboard-type communications equipment; to understand and interpret laws and regulations; to prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive written reports; to become proficient in self-defense techniques, and in the care and use of firearms; to follow oral and written instructions; and to deal courteously and effectively with the general public. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Part Time
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. 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. 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 City of Concord Police Department. Candidates will be paid the hourly Trainee rate of $31.91/hour while attending the POST Basic Police Academy. 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. Employees do not get promoted as a sworn Police Officer until they complete the Academy. Upon successful completion of the Academy and appointment to the position, candidates will receive the annual salary and full benefits of a regular full-time, sworn Police Officer with the Concord Police Department. Qualifications: Recruitment Requirements 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 55 or higher on the California POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery is required . POST assessment results are valid within one year (12 months) from the date that the test was administered. The City of Concord will not be administering the Law Enforcement entrance assessment testing; however, we will accept scores from any POST participating agency on official agency letterhead. Qualifying T-Scores must be attached to your application at the time of online submission. T-Scores must be provided on agency letterhead. For more information regarding the testing standards, please visit the POST website at www.post.ca.gov . Age At least 20 ½ years of age at the date of application. Citizenship Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for, and who has applied for, citizenship at least one year prior to application for employment. Application for citizenship shall not have been denied. Other A California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Application Process 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 55 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. 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.) 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. In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to Human Resources (925) 671-3407. For administrative purposes, requests should be made when the online application is submitted. Other: Police Officer Standards To be a candidate for the position of Police Officer, you must fulfill all of the following: 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Part Time
***PART -TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Childcare Recreation Specialist HIRING DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation WORK LOCATIONS: Willow Pass Center, 2748 E. Olivera Road, Concord and C entre Concord, 5298 Clayton Road, Concord DATES: September - June (Academic School Year) DAYS: Monday through Friday HOURS: Vary between 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; 20 hours per week SALARY: Starting at $14.49/hour FINAL FILING DATE: Open Until Filled* *We strongly encourage you to apply now if you are interested; this recruitment will close once a sufficient number of applications are received. Mandatory Training Requirement : must be available to participate in mandatory training workshops between August 27, 2020 and August 31, 2020 . The Position Under the direction of the After School site coordinators, the Childcare Recreation Specialist will be in charge of planning, organizing, and leading activities in the areas of crafts, homework assistance, group games, and sports. S/he must enthusiastically lead activities and be an active participant in activities. The Childcare Recreation Specialist will assist in various activities including enrichment classes, sports, games, and contests. The future incumbent will be an excellent role model and mentor as well as a positive influence for elementary and middle school aged children. Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate will be eager to meet new friends and be part of a team, be creative, hard working, and have excellent communication skills. S/he will have a willingness to share knowledge and expertise that relates to working with youth. S/he will utilize their public speaking abilities, good customer service skills, and will have a willingness to develop lifelong bonds with children and other team members. For additional program information, and to apply online, please visit www.cityofconcord.org . Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Plan, implement, and engage in recreational programs for elementary and middle school youth. Gather and organize supplies for scheduled activities. Supervise and provide for the safety of children, for children in Kindergarten through 8 th grade. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of good class management and youth development. Establish positive relationships with parents, youth, and staff. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Education and Experience Education : high school diploma or the equivalent. Experience : One (1) year of experience leading activities in an after school, day care, day camp, or resident camp setting working with youth. This experience is required. Other requirements : Must be at least 18 years old and be available to attend all mandatory training workshops and to work the full hours of the program. Must have, or be willing to obtain before start of program the following: CPR certification, First Aid Certificate, TB clearance, and fingerprint clearance. Other: SELECTION PROCEDURE To apply, complete the online application by visiting www.cityofconcord.org. All applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined above. Only those candidates who best meet the qualifications will be invited to interview. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please contact Devynn Darner at (925) 671-3118 or devynn.darner@cityofconcord.org . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Part Time
***PART -TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Childcare Recreation Specialist II HIRING DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation WORK LOCATIONS: Willow Pass Center, 2748 E. Olivera Road, Concord and Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Road, Concord DATES: September - June (Academic School Year) DAYS: Monday through Friday HOURS: Vary between 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; 20 hours per week SALARY: Starting at $16.39/hour FINAL FILING DATE: Open Until Filled* *We strongly encourage you to apply now if you are interested; this recruitment will close once a sufficient number of applications are received. Mandatory Training Requirement : must be available to participate in mandatory training workshops between August 27, 2020 and August 31, 2020 . The Position Under the direction of the After School site coordinators, the Childcare Recreation Specialist II will be in charge of planning, organizing, and leading activities in the areas of crafts, homework assistance, group games, and sports. S/he must enthusiastically lead activities and be an active participant in activities. The Childcare Recreation Specialist II will assist in various activities including enrichment classes, sports, games, and contests. This position is responsible for training new recreation specialist hires. The future incumbent will be an excellent role model and mentor as well as a positive influence for elementary and middle school aged children. Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate will be eager to meet new friends and be part of a team, be creative, hard working, and have excellent communication skills. S/he will have a willingness to share knowledge and expertise that relates to working with youth. S/he will utilize their public speaking abilities, good customer service skills, and will have a willingness to develop lifelong bonds with children and other team members. For additional program information, and to apply online, please visit www.cityofconcord.org . Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Plan, implement, and engage in recreational programs for elementary and middle school youth. Gather and organize supplies for scheduled activities. Supervise and provide for the safety of children, for children in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of good class management and youth development. Establish positive relationships with parents, youth, and staff. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Education and Experience Education : high school diploma or the equivalent, supplemented by college coursework in early childhood education, recreation, or a related field. The college coursework is required. Experience : Two (2) years of experience leading activities in an after school, day care, day camp, or resident camp setting working with youth. This experience is required. Other requirements : Must be at least 18 years old and be available to attend all mandatory training workshops and to work the full hours of the program. Must have, or be willing to obtain before start of program the following: CPR certification, First Aid Certificate, TB clearance, and fingerprint clearance. Other: SELECTION PROCEDURE To apply, complete the online application by visiting www.cityofconcord.org. All applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined above. Only those candidates who best meet the qualifications will be invited to interview. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please contact Devynn Darner at (925) 671-3118 or devynn.darner@cityofconcord.org . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Sep 23, 2020
Full Time
***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Construction Inspector The Current Development Division of the City of Concord's Community Development Department is seeking a positive, productive individual with excellent communication and organizational skills to fill their vacancy for a Construction Inspector . The ideal Construction Inspector candidate is someone who: Possesses strong organizational skills and self-motivation; Has the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with management, staff, the public, contractors, utility companies, and public agencies; Has prior experience with performing inspection duties on public infrastructure projects that include specific duties related to the use of Federal and/or State funds; Has the ability to work independently and display sound judgment at all times; and Has the ability to effectively utilize computer applications and technology related to permitting and inspections. The ideal Construction Inspector candidate will also embrace, promote and be guided by the City's Mission, Vision and Values . SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental questionnaire responses online at www.cityofconcord.org by 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 23, 2020 . Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. 2. All qualified applications and supplemental questionnaire responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to a virtual panel interview which is tentatively scheduled for the week of November 9 or November 16, 2020. If you are selected to participate in the panel interview process and are unavailable, we regret that we will not be able to reschedule you. 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. IMPORTANT : Contact with candidates will primarily be via email. Make sure you list a current email that you check regularly on your application. CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR Purpose Inspects Public Works construction projects to ensure compliance with applicable codes, city ordinances, approved plans and specifications. Performs related work 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 State, County, and City standard plans, specifications, rules and regulations; uses automobile, hand levels, pocket scales, engineering tapes, two-way radios, records of actions taken, calculators, personal computer for word processing, spreadsheets, time card entry, and similar applications, telephone, personal protective equipment, hand tools, and voice dictation equipment. May use survey transit and level. Working Conditions The work is performed predominantly outdoors and includes exposure to extremes in weather conditions, noise, noxious odors, airborne particles, and hazardous traffic, and construction site conditions. Physical Demands Emphasize speech, hearing, vision, stooping, crawling, climbing, balance, and moderate to heavy lifting and physical agility. Supervisory Guidance Received/Given Reports to Program Manager and may take lead direction from the Construction Inspection Supervisor. Independently applies applicable codes and ordinances to ensure conformance. Control over work methods is general, rather than detailed in nature; makes independent decisions when issuing permit authorizations, approving construction start dates, stopping or rejecting work, or issuing citations for violations. Work assignments, including written reports and communications, are reviewed upon completion but before submission or distribution. May direct and oversee Permit Center Technicians in calculation of engineering quantities and estimates and while performing inspection duties. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Interprets prepared plans and specifications in providing oversight of the construction projects. Inspects the construction and installation of a wide variety of public works projects such as curbs, gutters, sidewalks, sanitary sewers, storm drains, traffic signals, irrigation and landscaping, and street pavement; reviews and conducts inspections of encroachments on streets and public rights-of-way for type and quality of materials, location, and grade, backfill of trenches, and completion of project. Interprets and enforces a variety of codes, ordinances, and special requirements related to construction. Reviews requests to cut and open street surfaces to install public utilities and issues permit authorizations; inspects backfilling, base construction, and pavement resurfacing to see that streets are repaired according to specifications. Verifies that street surfaces are laid at proper temperatures and that appropriate methods are used to produce a finished surface that meets specified line, grade, and compaction requirements. Verifies that concrete is placed in sturdy forms and meets slump and other specified standards, and that curb, gutter, and foundation forms meet specified line and grade requirements. Verifies that forms or prefabricated structures conform to specified sizes and dimensions, and that reinforcement steel is of specified size and quality and placed in accordance with plans and specifications. Takes samples of construction materials used on various projects for testing purposes. Reviews contractor payrolls to ensure compliance with governing wage and hour regulations. Communicates with the public, contractors, regulatory agencies, and City staff. Prepares weekly status updates on projects for supervisor. Prepares letters and other forms of correspondence. Performs field negotiations with contractors, utilities, and others to meet the City's requirements. Authorizes construction start date or relates why work does not conform to plans and specifications, or is not properly authorized; and stops or rejects work or issues citations for violations. Maintains accurate written reports on inspection and related work and prepares oral and written reports on assigned job activities. Drafts construction change orders. Answers inquiries and complaints from the general public regarding inspection and related functions and activities, and refers them to other City staff members or departments whenever appropriate. Investigates various encroachments, including improper use or storage of materials on various streets and public rights-of-way. Uses a personal computer to retrieve and complete encroachment and grading permits. Ensures that construction projects maintain high level of safety for the public, including appropriate use of barricades, signs, flaggers, striping, lighting, trench shoring, and properly maintained equipment. 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. May perform miscellaneous field, technician, or construction related work and special assignments. Qualifications: Knowledge and Abilities Working knowledge of approved procedures, techniques, equipment, tools, materials, and safety practices associated with the construction and repair of streets, storm drains, sewers and related public works projects. Knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and regulations related to public works construction and repair work; related construction survey practices, and related mathematics. Ability to effectively review and inspect various public works construction projects and encroachments on streets and rights-of-way to ensure compliance with approved specifications, plans, laws, and regulations; to read and interpret construction plans, testing reports, specifications and applicable laws and regulations; to keep accurate records and prepare reports that require good English usage; to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and arrive at logical solutions. Excellent communication skills and diplomacy; ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education/Experience Education: Completion of the 12th grade. Although not required, completion of courses in construction surveying and trigonometry are desirable. Experience: Two (2) years of employment as a Permit Center Technician III or three (3) years of employment in construction-related activities, including experience with inspections and code interpretation. Plan review experience is highly desirable. Other: A California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 10/23/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Sep 06, 2020
Part Time
***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** ADMINISTRATIVE RECREATION SPECIALIST Willow Pass Center The City of Concord is seeking a part-time, customer service-oriented business professional to serve as administrative support in the Parks and Recreation Department at the Willow Pass Community Center. This is a part-time position, working typically 15-18 hours per week, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The ideal candidate: Possesses a positive "can do" attitude; Is highly organized with the ability to multi-task; Is detail oriented and solution focused; Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills; Is self-motivated with a strong desire to contribute and learn; Possesses strong computer skills; specifically Microsoft Office and ability to learn specialized software; and Embraces, promotes and is guided by the City's Mission, Vision and Values Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Purpose Functions in a lead capacity in support of facility operations and field reservations; performs activities related to the creation, processing and maintenance of rental permits, including communication with customers (over the phone, in person and via email); ensures timely completion of all paperwork and processes, facility scheduling, information development and file maintenance. Provides supervision of part-time facility staff; creates and maintains work schedules, coordinates workflow and assigns daily tasks. 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. Working Conditions Conducts work in an office setting and outdoors. Primary work schedule is Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. May include occasional irregular hours to attend to facility and field rentals, community functions/meetings, to resolve problem/issues and support Parks and Recreation operations. Physical Demands Emphasizes hearing, speech, and vision. Work includes moderate lifting, carrying, stooping, and reaching. Supervisory Guidance Received/Given This position receives direct supervision from Recreation Program Coordinator. Supervision received is intended to prescribe both general and detailed methods for achieving objectives. This position provides supervision and guidance to part time facility staff. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of Microsoft Office Software including Word, Excel and Publisher. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing (internal or external) customer services including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for service, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Skilled in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision making. Giving appropriate attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate. Maintaining appropriate attention to detail based on the complexity of work performed. The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information. Conveying written and/or non-written information effectively; comprehending and understanding documentation and verbal or visual communications. Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Actively looking for ways to help people. Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it. Ability to read, comprehend and retain. Ability to learn custom facility reservation software. Ability to provide high level customer service to internal and external customers including during high stress situations. Ability to operate with a high level of detail. Ability to work efficiently and accurately on tasks with interruptions; to adapt communications and behavioral styles appropriately in response to individuals and situations; to act promptly and decisively; to make acceptable decisions; to quickly search and find information from resource systems, manuals 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. Qualifications: Education/Experience Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Satisfactory completion of high school or the equivalent. Experience: Three years of related work experience that has provided knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform business level administrative and customer service duties in a computer-assisted environment. Other: APPLICATION / SELECTION PROCEDURES: Submit a completed City of Concord application, the required supplemental question responses, and attach a writing sample online at www.cityofconcord.org . 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. IMPORTANT : Contact with candidates will primarily be via email. Make sure you list a current email that you check regularly on your application. For additional information, please contact: Kathie Leavitt, 925-671-3416 or kathie.leavitt@cityofconcord.org Closing Date/Time: Continuous