City of Sunnyvale

Welcome to Sunnyvale: The Heart of the Silicon Valley Visitors and residents enjoy Sunnyvale’s beautiful, clean suburban setting, efficient, high-quality city services, low crime rate, quality schools and prize-winning parks. Through its innovative and cost effective Public Safety Department concept, which combines traditional fire and police functions into one department, the city offers its citizens and businesses an award-winning record of safety and efficiency. City departments include: City Manager, City Attorney, Community Development, Environmental Services, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Library & Community Services, Public Safety (an innovative Police/Fire combination), and Public Works. The City also staffs the NOVA Workforce, which provides regional job-training programs to residents of Sunnyvale, San Mateo County and six other local municipalities. Sunnyvale’s commitment to every citizen within the community sets it apart. High quality parks, a full-service library, promotion of cultural arts activities and strong support for maintenance and repair of public facilities reflect this commitment. A wide variety of cultural and artistic events take place within the City, including the annual Art & Wine Festival, the Summer Wednesday Night Music Series, Jazz & Beyond Music Series, Hands on the Arts children’s art fair, a weekly year-round farmer’s market, and downtown holiday events. Additionally, the historic downtown business district is a vibrant commercial and entertainment hub.

32 job(s) at City of Sunnyvale

CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 28, 2022
Full Time
Description Public Works Construction Inspector Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity The City of Sunnyvale is actively seeking a highly energetic, skilled, and motivated individual to join a well-established municipality as a Public Works Construction Inspector. The individual will perform quality assurance inspections on typical City capital construction projects. These projects include but are not limited to roadway rehabilitation, water, storm and sewer lines replacement, water stations and plants, wastewater and solid waste processing, parks, traffic systems and building upgrades and rehabilitation. The ideal candidate will have a passion for excellence, a commitment to serving the community and have outstanding interpersonal skills. Other skills the City is looking for include strong leadership; ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships; and the ability to collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders. For a complete description of the Public Works Construction Inspector classification, click here: Job description Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Conducts on-site inspections at all phases of construction to comply with approved plans and specifications and City standards and safety standards, and that proper materials are being used and installed correctly. Maintains records and working files, and prepares oral and written reports of work performed. Monitors progress of construction work, contracts and schedules. Takes samples of materials for examination or analysis by laboratories. Performs routine materials and field tests to ensure material/workmanship quality. Conducts safety inspections and reviews established traffic control procedures for compliance within construction zones. Prepares cost estimates, when required. Documents constructed quantities and reviews contractors' requests for progress payments. Assists the construction engineer in closing out construction projects. Assists and follows up on warranty request work. Performs constructability reviews of plans and specifications. Assists in analyses of selected contractor claims, when required. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. The position also requires near and far vision when performing tasks such as field inspections, in reading written reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag, carry and push equipment, tools and supplies up to 50 pounds is also required. Additionally, when performing field inspections, the incumbent may be exposed to biohazards and work in a variety of working conditions, including mechanical and electrical hazards, loud noise, and inclement weather conditions, such as wet, heat and cold. The nature of the work also requires the incumbent to climb ladders and steep slopes, and walk around construction worksites. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Graduation from High School or the tested equivalent; AND Four years of broad and varied experience in construction and inspection activities. Knowledge of: Construction methods, standards and inspection techniques for a wide variety of public works projects. Contract administration practices, such as documentation, construction scheduling, reviewing force account work, processing of contract change orders, requests for information, and progress payments. Construction scheduling methods. Engineering testing practices. Traffic control and safety standards. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Ability to: Analyze and interpret complex construction plans, specifications, and blueprints. Maintain accurate and orderly records. Interpret and apply Federal, State, and local rules, regulations and standards. Efficiently organize daily inspections. Create professional business correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other documentation. Deal tactfully and effectively with contractors while enforcing construction and safety standards. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Establish, maintain, and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Travel to various sites within the City to conduct inspections. Work flexible hours on weekends or evenings as needed. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS An Associate's degree or higher with major coursework in engineering, mathematics. Experience with a public agency. Experience and /or certifications with sampling and testing of concrete, asphalt, soils and construction material. Experience and/or certifications with signal systems construction. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. The final closing date is 5:00 pm, Monday, July 25, 2022 (postmarks or faxes are not accepted).Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov by clicking on 'CITY JOBS'. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an oral examination and a written exercise scheduled for Wednesday, August 3, 2022. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates that receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hiring. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Please note: Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e. original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 7/25/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 28, 2022
Part Time
Description LIBRARIAN (PART-TIME) - Children and Teen Services Regular Part-Time Employment Opportunity (21 hours per week) The City of Sunnyvale is seeking to fill the position of part-time Librarian in Children and Teen Services with an energetic and highly motivated individual who possesses excellent customer service, technical and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will have experience working closely with teens in a fast-paced full-service library environment. Key responsibilities include presenting storytimes, staffing the information desk, supervising volunteers, creating new and innovative programs for middle and high school students, using state-of-the-art technology to develop library content, and selecting interesting and relevant titles for the collection. Special projects may include working on plans for a new branch library and community center in north Sunnyvale and expanding the library's community engagement and outreach activities. The Children and Teen Services Librarian works under the direction of the Supervising Librarian and other management staff in a team-oriented and forward-thinking environment. For the Librarian Classification, the City of Sunnyvale: provides comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits; contributes 4% of the 7% employee contribution to CalPERS for classic members, and provides retiree medical benefits. For a complete classification specification, click here: Job Description Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Provides information, reference and reader's advisory services. Interprets and implements library policies, procedures and resources. Assists patrons in locating, selecting and using materials, and in answering a wide variety of questions. Participates in collection development activities, including selection, evaluation, merchandising and de-selection that meet the needs of the community. Participates in professional meetings, organizations, committees and workshops as resources permit. Participates in assigned library projects. Trains and directs the work of other library personnel. Seeks, writes and administers grant programs and other special projects. Catalogues books and non-book materials. Maintains library materials and information on various databases. Writes reports and correspondence; may oversee the maintenance and/or preparation of various files and records. Acts as manager in absence of library managers. If assigned to Adult or Children's/Teen Services: Plans and conducts programs on topics that include but are not limited to: computer applications, literature, book discussions, science, business and other topics of interest to the community. Organizes and carries out programs such as: storytelling, puppets, preschool storytimes, book discussions, and school visits, recommendations of reading materials for children, teens, and parents. Speaks before community organizations and leads tours of the library. Plans and implements promotional activities for library events and services. Conducts database searches; adapts new technologies for improved library services. May maintain and develop the library's intranet and internet services, including the library website, mobile site, social networks, library catalog and other online resources. If assigned to Technical Services: Catalogues books and non-book materials using Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC) formatting in accordance with Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR), latest edition. Maintains a current library catalog. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading written reports and work related documents. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, drag and push files, paper and documents weighing up to 25 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education & Experience: The minimum qualification for education and experience can be met in the following way: A Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program. Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of: Current practices, procedures and technologies used in professional library work. On-line data searching and other automated technologies used to access information. Book and non-book materials, reference resources, cataloging and classification plans and bibliographic utilities. Some assignments may need a basic understanding or familiarity with: Basic personal computer hardware and peripherals. Third party vendor online resources, web site development and associated computer applications, database maintenance and support of an integrated library system. Online social networking applications. Contemporary computer languages and application programming interfaces. Ability to: Carry out specific functions of the library system. Convey technical and resource information; advise and instruct library patrons in the use of library services and materials. Remain current and be aware of potential future technologies applicable to library services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly, accurately, and concisely both orally and in writing. Plan and present material to diverse groups. Read and interpret complex technical documents and instructions. Develop innovative approaches to diverse library issues. Direct the activities of subordinate staff. Maintain accurate and orderly records. Work effectively as part of a group. Deal tactfully and effectively with the public and other City employees. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Work shifts, nights, weekends and holidays. License/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternative transportation as approved by the hiring authority. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Ability to speak other languages that represent the demographics of the community. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application, and responses to the supplemental questions no later than Mon day, July 18, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). You should apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and complete applications will be considered. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on 'City Jobs'. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS A pplications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an oral examination scheduled for Wednesday , August 10, 2022 . The final selection interview is tentatively scheduled for the week of August 15. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a comprehensive background investigation, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Service Employees International Union, Local 521 (SEIU). The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association (For Full Time Positions) SEA Benefits Summary of Service Employees International Union, Local 521 (For Part Time Positions) SEIU Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 7/18/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 24, 2022
Full Time
Description ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN Utility Billing and Revenue Divisions Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity The position opens on Thursday, June 23, 2022, and the final filing date is Thursday, July 14, 2022, at 5:00 pm or after receiving 100 qualified and completed applications, whichever is first. The current vacancies are in the Utility Billing and Revenue divisions. The eligibility list established will be used for the Utility Billing and Revenue division vacancies and may be used for future Accounting Technician vacancies . Under general supervision of an assigned supervisor, provides technical accounting support in one or more of the following areas: accounts receivable, accounts payable, cashiering, auditing, revenue collections, or related functions; performs tasks related to the day-to-day operations of assigned area including inputting and running financial data, processing checks, processing exceptions, and answering questions; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Accounting Technician is a fully qualified journey-level classification in the Accounting Technician series. The Accounting Technician series is distinguished by its focus on duties requiring knowledge of basic accounting procedures and practices. The Accounting Technician is distinguished from the higher-level classification of Senior Accounting Technician in that the Senior Accounting Technician performs more complex accounting duties. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Performs a variety of technical accounting duties in the preparation, maintenance and processing of accounting records and financial transactions. Processes, codes, enters, and retrieves financial data, using computerized accounting systems. Verifies accounting entries; maintains and reconciles accounting or financial records related to assigned function such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, cashiering, auditing, revenue collections or related functions. Responds to inquiries from other departments and the public; researches discrepancies and follow-ups on outstanding issues related to areas of assignment. Coordinates with staff in resolving disputes Interprets rules, regulations, policies, ordinances and laws as it pertains to assigned job functions. Performs cashiering functions including processing checks, balancing cash drawer, and verifying daily cash receipts. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push files, paper, and documents weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent AND Two years of technical accounting support experience, with at least one year specific to one of the assigned functional areas, including automated financial systems. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of basic accounting and financial record keeping. Functions of accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, cashiering, auditing or revenue collections. Basic understanding of contracts, regulations, and laws specific to job functions. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Principles of customer service. Ability to: Establish and maintain accurate records and files. Understand and apply laws and procedures. Use a computerized accounting system, including data input, data inquiry, and report generation. Make mathematical calculations, using a calculator and operating a 10-Key pad by touch. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, public officials and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license or the ability to provide alternative transportation as approved by the appointing authority and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS College coursework in finance, accounting or related field Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2022. If interested in these positions, you should apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and complete applications will be considered. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on 'City Jobs'. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an oral exam tentatively scheduled on M onday, August 8th, 2022 and Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). The final selection interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of August 15, 2022. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources SELECTION PROCESS Candidates who receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application . Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 7/14/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 22, 2022
Part Time
Description VEHICLE ABATEMENT OFFICER, PART-TIME Regular Part-Time Employment Opportunity 30 hours per week If interested in this position, you should apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and complete applications will be considered. This is a regular part-time position in the Department of Public Safety. Under supervision, responds to complaints from the public related to abandoned vehicles; enforces municipal and vehicle codes, parking regulations; maintains records; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Vehicle Abatement Officer is a non-sworn classification responsible for enforcing parking regulations, identifying, marking and tagging abandoned vehicles, and arranging for their removal. The position is distinguished from Community Services Officer in that the latter provides assistance to sworn officers by performing a variety of low risk public safety functions. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to the following): Locates, marks and tags vehicles which appear to be abandoned on either public or private property. Conducts follow-up inspections of all previously marked vehicles to determine if vehicle should be towed; arranges and oversees towing of all abandoned vehicles. Prepares and maintains daily activity log and all necessary reports; enforces parking regulations and issues citations. Acts as a liaison with tow companies and the public. Answers a wide variety of questions from the public regarding parking and related traffic laws, location of public buildings, parks and other points of interest; interacts with hostile and irate parking violators; responds to complaints from the public. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine motor coordination when using a computer keyboard or mobile data terminal. Near vision is required when writing reports and other documents, and far vision is required when in the field. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, carry and push tools and supplies weighing up to 25 pounds is also required. The job duties will expose the employee to the outdoors, which may include exposure to inclement weather conditions, noise, fumes, dust, air contaminants and heavy traffic conditions. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: A high school diploma or GED equivalent, AND Six months of public contact experience. Knowledge of: Proper English grammar, punctuation and spelling. Basic computer skills. Ability to: Follow verbal and written instructions; tactfully communicate factual information regarding parking violations; act in a courteous and effective manner when dealing with the general public and/or irate parking violators. Observe and memorize names, places and incidents; read maps. Prepare and complete required forms, records of work, and reports describing activities, problems, incidents, and special circumstances. React quickly and calmly in emergency or hazardous situations and adopt an effective course of action. Operate standard office equipment including copiers, calculators, personal computers and radio equipment. Take directions and work independently as needed; work within a chain-of-command system. Apply judgment, discretion and initiative in performing work of average complexity. Apply policies and procedures consistently and in accordance with available guidelines. Plan, organize, and prioritize work. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those that may not be supportive of the actions being taken. Provide excellent customer service to the public and City employees. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Wear and maintain a uniform which includes a bullet-proof vest. Complete required training, including training in the use of chemical agents for personal protection. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to read and understand parking ordinances and code. Ability to convey meaning of parking ordinances to public. Ability to learn standard broadcasting procedures. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and, responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources no later than Monday, July 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on 'City Jobs'. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. If interested in this position, you should apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and complete applications will be considered. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of a written examination scheduled for the week of August 1, 2022 . (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a comprehensive background investigation, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. A valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record is required for this position at the time of appointment. Should you move forward to be hired for this position, you will be required to turn in a current copy of your DMV driving record. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Service Employees International Union, Local 521 (SEIU). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Service Employees International Union, Local 521 SEIU Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act)Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 7/18/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 22, 2022
Full Time
Description Neighborhood Preservation Specialist (Code Enforcement) Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity The City of Sunnyvale offers: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits Classic CalPERS members have 4% of the employee contributions paid by the City, leaving only 3% for the employee to contribute. Retiree medical benefits available The City of Sunnyvale is seeking applications for Neighborhood Preservation Specialist (Code Enforcement). This person would work in a dynamic, creative, and fast-paced environment where problem-solving and effective communication skills are a must. The ideal candidate enjoys working with the public, takes pride in doing high-quality work, and provides effective and thoughtful support to the team. This position is part of a four-person code enforcement team that proactively and re-actively enforces violations of the municipal code at single-family, multi-family, and business properties. Enforcement is done through education, relationship building, resources, and when necessary, progressive enforcement. Under general supervision of the Senior Neighborhood Preservation Specialist, performs inspection and enforcement functions pertaining to compliance with the Sunnyvale Municipal Code, ordinances, and resolutions in such areas as community nuisances, building construction, planning, zoning, land use, housing, business licenses, graffiti, signs, and related areas; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Neighborhood Preservation Specialist is a technical classification. The Neighborhood Preservation Specialist is distinguished from the higher-level classification of Senior Neighborhood Preservation Specialist in that the latter has supervisory responsibility. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Receives and documents complaints regarding potential code violations; documents inspections, actions, and administrative remedies. Meets and works closely with homeowners, property owners, tenants, businesses and community groups to enhance and preserve the quality of neighborhoods through public relations, education, community building and code enforcement activities. Investigates complaints and prepares notices, letters and administrative citations to residents, property owners and business owners to gain voluntary compliance. Interprets ordinances, policies and procedures, and code enforcement concepts. Prepares complex reports. Coordinates enforcement actions with other departments and jurisdictions. Prepares case information and presents evidence at appeal hearings and other administrative and legal proceedings. Conducts outreach, education and clean-up events in support of neighborhood improvement efforts. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. The position also requires near and far vision when performing tasks such as field inspections, in reading written reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag, carry and push equipment, tools and supplies up to 10 pounds is also required. Additionally, when performing field inspections, the incumbent may be exposed to biohazards and work in a variety of working conditions, including mechanical and electrical hazards, loud noise, and inclement weather conditions, such as wet, heat and cold. The nature of the work also requires the incumbent to climb ladders and steep slopes, and walk around construction worksites. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: An Associate's Degree or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university with coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field; AND one year of experience in code enforcement, planning/zoning, nuisance housing, building construction or inspection, health and safety inspection, municipal code interpretation, or public outreach in municipal government. OR A High School Diploma or tested equivalent; AND three years of experience in code enforcement, planning/zoning, nuisance housing, building construction or inspection, health and safety inspection, municipal code interpretation, or public outreach in municipal government. Knowledge of: Municipal code, building code and property maintenance code enforcement methods and procedures. Land use concepts and zoning principles. Current trends and developments in code enforcement. Effective public and community relations techniques. Techniques of negotiations and conflict resolution. Research methods and techniques. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Ability to: Gather and analyze data to prepare accurate and concise written and statistical reports. Perform mathematical calculations. Maintain computerized data systems. Make effective public presentations. Interpret and enforce City codes, regulations, policies, and procedures related to the program. Process information and data in a relevant manner to reach reasonable conclusions and make practical decisions. Apply analytical skills and understand impact and consequences of decisions and actions. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Enforce state and local codes in locations or situations which could be deemed offensive to the public. Effectively deal with people who are belligerent and uncooperative. Establish, maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Occasionally perform duties for periods longer than the normal eight-hour work day or more than five days per week, and on nights, weekends, or holidays. Travel to remote sites within the City to conduct inspections. Finalists must pass a comprehensive background investigation and an alcohol/drug screening. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Designation of Certified Code Enforcement Officer by the California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (CACEO). Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 (postmarks or faxes are not accepted) . Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on 'Jobs'. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process scheduled for Tuesday, August 16 , 2022 . (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates that receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be invited to participate in a selection interview with the department. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. A valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record is required for this position at the time of appointment. Should you move forward to be hired for this position, you will be required to turn in a current copy of your DMV driving record. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Please note: Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e. original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 7/27/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 21, 2022
Full Time
Description STAFF OFFICE ASSISTANT Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity This position opens on Monday, June 20, 2022, and the final filing date is Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at 5:00 pm or after receiving 100 qualified and completed applications, whichever is first. The current vacancy is in the Environmental Services Department. The Eligibility list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies in other Departments throughout the City. A typing certificate, dated within one year of your application, verifying your ability to type at least 40 words per minute is required to be submitted with your application. For this recruitment, online or in-person proctored typing tests will be accepted. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Staff Office Assistant is a fully qualified journey-level clerical classification. This classification differs from Office Assistant in the variety and difficulty of the tasks assigned, the independence of action expected, and the nature of contacts required which may involve the handling of discrepancies and the processing of complaints. Incumbents in t his position should be willing to occasionally work varying hours during the evening or on weekends or holidays. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Types documents and other materials. Maintains office files and filing systems. Receives, opens, and distributes mail; bundles and disperses outgoing mail. Receives, enters and files time sensitive materials and documents. Issues routine permits and calculates fees. Receives and reviews supplies; processes receiving slips and invoices for payments. Develops, maintains and archives a variety of files and records. Answers phones and greets customers. Orders and tracks office supplies and materials. Schedules meetings and appointments for various meetings. Enters data in various computer programs; cross references data in various systems. Conducts transactions with both the public and with other employees, as assigned, including (but not limited to): accepting payments or fees; issuing permits or licenses; preparing requisitions and receiving reports; distributing documents, data, or information; explaining regulations and/or interpreting procedures, regulations, and policies. Collects information from a variety of sources and compiles data for reports. Performs general clerical duties and specialized clerical functions for assigned program area. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting and occasional walking, standing, bending, squatting, kneeling, climbing, and twisting. The position also requires hand manipulation in simple grasping and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. This position occasionally requires one to reach above and below shoulder level. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push files, paper, books and documents weighing up to 25 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent; AND Two years of responsible clerical experience. Knowledge of: Proper English usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation. Alpha numeric filing and retrieval systems. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Filing, indexing and cross referencing materials Record keeping, proofreading, and filing practices. Purchasing procedures. Basic mathematics. Principles of customer service. Ability to: Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Compose correspondence in a clear and concise manner. Determine matters of confidentiality and handle in a confidential manner. Proofread documents for grammar and proper formatting. Compose general correspondence and letters and take meeting minutes. Organize material in an understandable and acceptable manner. Sort and categorize material. Establish and maintain accurate logs and files of information. Learn the operation, policy and procedures of the assigned department. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities to meet deadlines. Perform data entry functions with speed and accuracy. Input and retrieve material through a variety of computer programs and check output for accuracy. Read and interpret forms. Type at a speed of 40 words per minute. Willingness to: Occasionally work varying hours or on weekends and holidays. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license or the ability to provide alternative transportation as approved by the appointing authority and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Clerical experience in a governmental agency. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application, responses to the supplemental questions, and current within (one year of this application) typing certificate with at least 40 net words per minute to the Department of Human Resources. The final closing date is 5:00 pm, Tuesday, July 12, 2022, by 5:00 pm or after receiving 100 qualified and completed applications, whichever is first (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). A typing certificate, dated within a year of this application, with at least 40 wpm is required to be turned in with your application. For this recruitment, online or in-person typing tests will be accepted. If interested in this position, you should apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and completed applications will be considered. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click jobs. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of a written exam tentatively scheduled for the week of July 25, 2022 . (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Candidates who receive a passing score on the examination will be requested to provide education verification documentation and placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hiring. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees' Association (SEA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS-related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at the time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association (For Full Time Positions) SEA Benefits Summary of Service Employees International Union, Local 521 (For Part Time Positions) SEIU Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 7/12/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 15, 2022
Full Time
Description FACILITIES TECHNICIAN III Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity The City of Sunnyvale is looking for a Facilities Technician III who will lead and assist the Facilities Technicians I and II. This position is the advanced journey level in the Facilities Technician series and performs the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned within this series, including providing technical and functional supervision over assigned personnel. Facilities Technician III organizes, assigns, and reviews the work of personnel engaged in a variety of routine, semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, repair, and maintenance of city buildings, components, and equipment; and performs related work as required. A valid California Class C driver's license is required for this position at the time of appointment. Under direction of the Senior Building Services Leader, organizes, assigns and reviews the work of personnel engaged in a variety of routine, semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, repair and maintenance of city buildings, components and equipment; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Facilities Technician III is distinguished from the Facilities Technician II being the advanced journey level with the higher level skills for performing the most complex repairs. The Facilities Technician III may be focused on an area of specialty. The Facilities Technician II is the experienced journey level with significant experience, but not the complex, focused skills of the Facilities Technician III. This classification is also distinguished from the Senior Building Services Leader classification as the latter has a primary responsibility of supervision. is the advanced journey level in the Facilities Technician series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned and independence of action taken. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series, including providing technical and functional supervision over assigned personnel. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Plans, prioritizes and reviews the work of staff assigned to a variety of unskilled to skilled duties, depending on level, to include manual labor such as sweeping, digging and shoveling as well as plumbing, carpentry, electrical, concrete, and locksmith work. Develops schedules and methods to accomplish assignments ensuring work is completed in a timely and efficient manner. Participates in evaluating the activities of staff, recommending improvements and modifications. Provides and coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies. Performs inspections and maintenance to heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and city buildings, furnishings and building components. Safely operates various equipment involved in the maintenance and repair of city buildings. Performs rough and limited finished maintenance carpentry and minor structural repair on public buildings including the repair and patching of walls and minor roofing repairs. Services, repairs, and replaces doors, windows, building hardware, fencing and gates. Performs primer, enamel and lacquer painting and wallpapering work, using brush, roller and spray equipment on a variety of surfaces and materials including metal surfaces. Repairs pumps and related plumbing equipment, plumbing fixtures and related apparatus. Repairs electrical equipment and related apparatus. Designs, fabricates, assembles, transports, installs and/or repairs facility key systems. Issues key cards and mechanical keys and receives and processes returned keys; sets and adjusts access level. Installs locks, rekeys doors and creates and maintains master key system. Repairs doors and gates and associated hardware. Researches and recommends technology related to the security of facilities. Maintains a variety of records related to the repair and maintenance of facilities. Performs general maintenance and repair work on glazing materials, floor coverings and ceramic tiles. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard and certain tools. The position also requires near and far vision when performing tasks such as inspections and repair work, in reading written work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag, carry and push equipment, tools and supplies up to 50 pounds is also required. Additionally, the incumbent may be exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards, loud noise, and inclement weather conditions, such as wet, heat and cold. The nature of the work also requires the incumbent to climb ladders. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent; AND Two years of experience similar to a Facilities Technician II with the City of Sunnyvale. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of technical and functional supervision and training. Common construction and maintenance hand tools, equipment and materials. Methods and practices used in semi-skilled carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning, locksmithing or general building maintenance work. Record keeping practices. Operating methods for a variety of hand tools. Pertinent local and State codes. Safe work practices. Principles of customer service. The proper use and maintenance of tools, including power tools, used in carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning, locksmithing and building maintenance. The uniform codes for building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical. Generally accepted construction and repair procedure and practices. Mathematics and algebra to perform computations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages. Function and technology of building and facility systems and locations of typical system failures. Ability to: Provide technical and functional supervision over assigned staff; effectively train staff. Read and understand technical manuals, schematic drawings, blueprints and equipment specifications. Understand electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems commonly found in commercial buildings. Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical, plumbing and electrical malfunctions. Identify problems and use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Identify safety hazards and correct them. Safely operate a forklift, power tools, air and electrically operated lifts. Willingness to: Pass a background security check by the Public Safety Department. Wear a uniform. Work irregular hours, shifts and weekends. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Completion of vocational training or apprenticeship in carpentry, mechanical maintenance, plumbing, or electrical maintenance EPA certification. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS The application period closes on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at 5:00 pm. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page at https://sunnyvale.ca.gov , and click on 'City jobs'. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the oral examination process scheduled for July 21 , 2022 . (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates that receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be invited to participate in a selection interview with the department tentatively scheduled on the week of July 25, 2022 . Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Please note: Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e. original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 7/5/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 14, 2022
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER Regular Full Time Employment Opportunity This position opens on Monday, June 13, 2022 and the last day to submit a complete application is Monday, July 11, 2022. A complete application packet will consist of a City of Sunnyvale employment application, responses to the required supplemental questions, and a current (dated within one year of application) typing certificate verifying 35 or more net words per minute. Please note: For this recruitment, online or in-person proctored typing tests will be accepted. For more information on how to obtain and submit a typing certificate, please contact the Human Resources front desk at (408) 730-7490 or via email to humanresources@sunnyvale.ca.gov . Under general supervision of the Senior Public Safety Dispatcher, processes emergency and non-emergency calls for service; dispatches police, fire, medical, rescue, animal control or other emergency equipment, by telephone or radio, utilizing complex technical aids, such as computer aided dispatch systems (CAD); and performs related work as required. Distinguishing Characteristics The position of Public Safety Dispatcher is a fully qualified journey-level technical classification. This classification differs from the lower-level classification of Public Safety Dispatcher-In-Training in that the Public Safety Dispatcher-In-Training is the entry level classification whereby incumbents are learning to perform the duties of the classification. It is further distinguished from the higher-level classification of Senior Public Safety Dispatcher in that the Senior Public Safety Dispatcher has supervisory responsibility. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Answers the telephone and receives 9-1-1, emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance, evaluates the information provided and creates computer aided dispatch (CAD) system event; relays information to other jurisdictions or provides pre-arrival and post-dispatch instructions to the caller; processes and prioritizes incoming calls. Dispatches fire, police, medical and animal control personnel and equipment on both routine and emergency calls utilizing a CAD system, multiple video display terminals, radio dispatching consoles and related equipment. Monitors and maintains status of public safety personnel and equipment; analyzes situations accurately and takes effective action to help ensure officer safety; may participate in the reassignment of fire equipment to ensure adequate city-wide fire protection. Provides operational support for police, fire, and medical operations including warrant checks and confirmations, tow requests, and facilitation of outside agency assistance and mutual aid request. Provides Emergency Medical dispatch, and Emergency Fire dispatch, including pre-arrival and post-dispatch instructions. Maintains familiarity with major roads, streets, areas, and industrial and public facilities within the city limits. Maintains records of all calls received and prepares reports of critical incidents; performs routine clerical work associated with the assignment. Monitor Text to 9-1-1. May provide one-on-one dispatcher operational training. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in a structured and often stressful work environment that includes structured breaks and lunch schedules. Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading documents and computer screens, and the ability to distinguish and interpret the meaning of colors on video display terminals. The position requires the ability to view multiple video display terminals for extended periods of time in low light. Acute hearing sufficient to distinguish and comprehend simultaneous communications from several sources is required, as is the ability to speak in a clear and distinct manner and carry on multiple conversations while distinguishing background radio communications. The need to lift, drag and push files, paper, books and documents weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Work is performed in a confined area and incumbents wear a headset, which restricts physical movement about the work area. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent; AND Two years of experience dispatching police and/or fire services for a public safety agency utilizing contemporary dispatching technical tools, including computer aided dispatching systems; OR Successful completion of probation as a Public Safety Dispatcher-in-Training with the City of Sunnyvale. Knowledge of: Police, fire, medical and/or animal control call processing protocols, dispatching and emergency procedures. Contemporary dispatching technical tools and equipment, including computer aided dispatching systems. Primary roads, streets, highways, major buildings and public facilities within the city limits. Methods and techniques for responding to calls for emergency service. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Police and fire codes, including California Penal Code, Vehicle Code and Sunnyvale Municipal Code. Proper record-keeping techniques. Principles of customer service. Ability to: Operate a computer-aided dispatch system with sufficient speed and accuracy to document field activity and create calls for dispatch within response criteria guidelines. Analyze situations quickly and accurately and take effective action to assure officer and citizen safety. Accurately enter information into the computer aided dispatch system while simultaneously receiving information by phone or radio. Extract information or data from multiple video terminal displays which dynamically update. Apply Department of Public Safety telephone answering techniques, policies and procedures. Memorize street names and locations. Type at a rate of 35 net words per minute. Work in a highly structured environment where all communications and work are recorded or documented as public record. Maintain composure and work effectively under pressure. Carry on multiple conversations while distinguishing background radio communication. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Work any shift, on any day, including irregular hours on short notice. Complete Fire and Medical certification courses, approved by the International Academy of Emergency Dispatch, within one year of appointment or in accordance with an extended time-line as approved by management. Wear a uniform. License/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license or the ability to provide alternative transportation as approved by the appointing authority and a safe driving record. Possession of a California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Basic Dispatch certificate within one year of appointment. Completion of Emergency Medical and Fire Dispatch certification courses, approved by the International Academy of Emergency Dispatch, within one year of appointment, and subsequent continued maintenance of Emergency Medical and Fire Dispatch certification. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Possession of Emergency Fire Dispatch and Emergency Medical Dispatch certification course at hire. Possession of POST Dispatch certificate. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a complete City of Sunnyvale application with responses to the supplemental questions and a current (dated within one year) typing certificate verifying at least 35 net words per minute (online typing tests are accepted) to the Department of Human Resources (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov , Search: 'CITY JOBS'. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an oral examination tentatively scheduled for Thursday, July 28, 2022 . (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Candidates who receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e. original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Communications Officers Association (COA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application Summary of Communication Officers Association Benefits COA Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 7/11/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 14, 2022
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER-IN-TRAINING Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity This position opens on Monday, June 13, 2022 and the last day to submit a complete application is Monday, August 8, 2022. The first application review date is Monday, July 18, 2022 A complete application packet will consist of a City of Sunnyvale employment application, responses to the required supplemental questions, a current (dated within one year of application) T-Score of 55 or higher on the POST Entry-level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery, and a current (dated within one year of application) typing certificate verifying 35 or more net words per minute. Please note: For this recruitment, online or in-person proctored typing tests will be accepted. For more information on how to obtain and submit a typing certificate, please contact the Human Resources via email to humanresources@sunnyvale.ca.gov . Click here for more information about the POST Dispatcher Test at www.theacademy.ca.gov , The Academy - South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium : POST Dispatcher Training Level FAQs Under supervision and in a trainee capacity, processes emergency and non-emergency calls for service; dispatches police, fire, medical, rescue, animal control or other emergency equipment, by telephone or radio, utilizing complex technical aids, such as computer aided dispatch systems (CAD); and, performs other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Public Safety Dispatcher-In-Training is the entry and trainee level in the public safety dispatcher series. Under close supervision, incumbents are trained in dispatching techniques, equipment and protocols. Work assignments change frequently in order to facilitate training. Employees are subject to daily and weekly observation reports until they demonstrate the ability to perform independently. This classification is distinguished from the higher level Public Safety Dispatcher in that the latter is the fully trained, journey level classification in the series. This is an alternately staffed classification. Public Safety Dispatcher-In-Training incumbents are required to achieve the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to advance to the Public Safety Dispatcher level within the twelve month probationary period. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Dispatches public safety personnel and equipment on both routine and emergency calls utilizing a computer aided dispatch system, multiple video display terminals, radio dispatching consoles, and related equipment. Answers the telephone and receives 9-1-1, emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance, evaluates the information provided and creates a CAD system event, relays information to other jurisdictions or provides information for the caller; processes and prioritizes incoming calls. Monitors and maintains status of public safety personnel and equipment; analyzes situations accurately and takes effective action to help ensure officer safety; may initiate the reassignment of fire equipment to ensure adequate city-wide fire protection. Inquires, interprets, verifies, receives, and disseminates information from law enforcement computer networks, such as wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, and all points bulletins. Provides Emergency Medical Dispatch, and Emergency Fire Dispatch, including pre-arrival and post-dispatch instructions. Provides the public with basic instructions to safeguard persons in hazardous situations prior to the arrival of trained emergency personnel. Maintains familiarity with major roads, streets, areas, and industrial and public facilities within the city limits. Maintains records of all calls received and prepares reports of critical incidents; performs routine clerical work associated with the assignment. Monitor text to 9-1-1. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in a structured and often stressful work environment that includes structured breaks and lunch schedules. Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading documents and computer screens, and the ability to distinguish and interpret the meaning of colors on video display terminals. The position requires the ability to view multiple video display terminals for extended periods of time in low light. Acute hearing sufficient to distinguish and comprehend simultaneous communications from several sources is required, as is the ability to speak in a clear and distinct manner and carry on multiple conversations while distinguishing background radio communications. The need to lift, drag and push files, paper, books and documents weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Work is performed in a confined area and incumbents wear a headset, which restricts physical movement about the work area. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent, AND One year of work experience providing customer service to the public. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Working Knowledge of: Effective customer service techniques. Some Knowledge of: Office practices, methods and equipment, including a computer and a variety of word processing and other software applications. Proper record-keeping techniques. Ability to: Learn to operate a computer-aided dispatch system with sufficient speed and accuracy to document field activity and create calls for dispatch within response criteria guidelines. Obtain essential information from reporting parties about the nature of the emergency. Learn to analyze situations accurately and take effective action to assure officer and citizen safety. Learn to accurately enter information into the computer aided dispatch system while simultaneously receiving information by phone or radio. Learn to extract information or data from multiple video terminal displays which dynamically update. Learn and apply Department of Public Safety telephone answering techniques, policies and procedures. Learn the primary roads, streets, highways, major buildings and public facilities within the city limits, and memorize names and locations. Maintain composure, exercise sound judgment, and work quickly and accurately under pressure in emergency situations. Communicate clearly and distinctly using radio and telephone equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely in English, both orally and in writing. Read and interpret policies, procedures, protocols and maps. Maintain accurate records and spell correctly. Follow oral and written instructions. Type at a rate of 35 net words per minute. Work independently and as a member of a team. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Deal tactfully with the public and with others and ensure that the City's philosophy of excellent customer service is understood and carried out in all forms of communication. Work in a highly structured environment where all communications or work are recorded or documented as public record. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Work any shift, on any day, including irregular hours on short notice. Complete both Emergency Fire and Medical Dispatch certification courses, approved by the International Academy of Emergency Dispatch, within one year of appointment or in accordance with an extended time-line as approved by management. Wear a uniform. License/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. Completion of a Basic Dispatcher certification course approved by the California Peace Officers Standards and Training organization (POST) within one year of appointment. Possession of a POST Public Safety Dispatcher certificate within 18 months of appointment. Completion of Emergency Medical and Fire Dispatch certification courses, approved by the International Academy of Emergency Dispatch, within one year of appointment, and subsequent continued maintenance of Emergency Medical and Fire Dispatch certification. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a complete City of Sunnyvale application with responses to the supplemental questions, a current (dated within one year of application) T-Score of 55 or higher received on the POST Entry-level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery, and a current (dated within one year of application) typing certificate verifying at least 35 net words per minute, to the Department of Human Resources by Monday August 8, 2022. The first application review date is Monday, July 18, 2022. Please note: For this recruitment, online or in-person proctored typing tests will be accepted. Click here for more information about the POST Dispatcher Test at www.theacademy.ca.gov , The Academy - South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium : POST Dispatcher Training Level FAQs Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov , Search: 'CITY JOBS'. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the next stage of the recruitment process, which will consist of a CritiCall test on a future date to be determined. Those candidates that receive a passing score on the test will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, psychological exam, as well as medical exam(s) including an alcohol/drug screening administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e. original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION To be considered for this opportunity, eligible current employees must have an overall rating of competent on the most recent performance evaluation. This position is represented by the Communications Officers Association (COA) The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Communication Officers Association Benefits COA Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 8/8/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 14, 2022
Full Time
Description GREENSKEEPER Full-Time, Regular Employment Opportunity The City of Sunnyvale is recruiting for a Greenskeeper to join the Department of Public Works at our City's golf courses! As an organization, we are motivated to produce the highest level of service possible. Under direction of the Sr. Greenskeeper, plans, organizes, directs and supervises crews involved in the maintenance, repair and renovation of the City's golf course properties; performs a variety of technical tasks relative to an assigned area of responsibility; and performs related work as required. Incumbents assist the Senior Greenskeeper in coordination of equipment and seasonal and special projects among all of the City's golf course properties. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Greenskeeper is responsible for supervising an assigned crew. The classification of Greenskeeper is distinguished from the higher-level Golf Operations Supervisor in that the Golf Operations Supervisor is responsible for the overall maintenance and operations of the golf course. This classification is further distinguished from the lower-level Senior Utility Worker in that the Greenskeeper serves as supervisor. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; establishes schedules and methods for the performance of maintenance duties. Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises and reviews the work of staff involved in the maintenance of golf course facilities. Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommends improvements and modifications. Participates in the selection of staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures. Estimates needs for materials, fertilizers, and pesticides for golf course maintenance. Coordinates procurement and usage of materials, equipment and personnel to complete maintenance, seasonal and special projects. Oversees and inspects the work of contractors employed by the City at golf course properties. Inspects properties and projects to ensure compliance with established maintenance standards. Troubleshoots and repairs irrigation systems and oversees irrigation schedules to ensure correct water application and healthy plant materials. Provides oral and written input to the completion of personnel activities including: subordinate performance audits, recruitment of staff, commendations, disciplinary actions, and staff compliance with City and Departmental policies. Identifies plant pathogens and pests and provides input regarding methods of their control. Ensures compliance with work site safety rules and policies including provision of safety gear and scheduling of safety tailgate and other meetings. Investigates customer concerns and/or complaints and responds appropriately verbally or in writing within established guidelines. Provides staff of golf pro shop with pertinent seasonal and current golf course conditions and seasonal and special projects. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard and certain tools. The position also requires near and far vision when performing tasks such as inspections and repair work, in reading written work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag, carry and push equipment, tools and supplies up to 100 pounds is also required. Additionally, the incumbent may be exposed to chemicals such as pesticides as well as inclement weather conditions, such as wet, heat and cold. The nature of the work also requires the incumbent to climb ladders. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent; AND Four years of experience in golf course maintenance and construction work similar to a Senior Utility Worker with the City of Sunnyvale. Knowledge of: Materials, methods, equipment and technology used in modern golf course maintenance including agronomy, soil science, entomology and irrigation theory. Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Golf course construction techniques. Modern turf care trends. The rules and etiquette of the game of golf. Pesticide application laws and regulations. Principles and practices of safety management. Principles of customer service. Records management techniques. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct golf course maintenance activities. Operate and maintain golf course equipment and machinery. Follow complex oral and written directions. Identify accurately plant pests and pathogens typically found in greenskeeping and landscape maintenance. Understand and apply complex mathematical functions to provide accurate pesticide applications and application equipment calibrations. Discern by sight and/or touch changes in plants which may indicate symptoms of disease, stress, turgidity problems, need for irrigation schedule adjustments, etc. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Work irregular hours, shifts and weekends. Wear a uniform. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. Possession and continued maintenance of a current State of California Qualified Pesticide Applicator's Certificate or License (QAC or QAL) in Landscape Maintenance (Category B). DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Previous experience supervising staff. Possession of a Class C classification as an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent with the Golf Course Superintendent's Association of Northern California or the Golf Course Superintendent's Association of America. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. The final closing date is 5:00 pm on July 5, 2022. (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on 'CITY JOBS'. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an oral examination scheduled for Wednesday, July 20, 2022 . (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates that receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be invited to participate in a selection interview with the hiring department. The final selection interview is tentatively scheduled for the week of July 25 , 2022 . Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hiring. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. A valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record is required for this position at the time of appointment. Should you move forward to be hired for this position, you will be required to turn in a current copy of your DMV driving record. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Please note: Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e. original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 7/5/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description CASUAL HEAD LIFEGUARD (Job Code 9410) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as an assistant pool manager in aquatics programs serving the ages of 6 months to adults. The aquatic programs are held at various locations throughout Sunnyvale. Essential Job Functions As a Head Lifeguard, you will: Assist in directing and supervising of the safe closure of the aquatic facility Maintains constant surveillance over pool users and staff. Participates in and assists with in-service trainings throughout season Assist the Pool Manager with supervising, scheduling, directing, and evaluating aquatics personnel, including lifeguards, cashiers, and volunteers in the instruction of lessons, recreation swim and special events. Assist Pool Manager with Jr. Lifeguard program Open and close facility, as well as maintain a clean, safe, and orderly facility. Ensure staff administers swim tests to determine participant's skill level Ensure staff plan and implement lesson plans Ensure the staff complete swimmer evaluations and certificates at the completion of each swim lesson session, and help with distribution Assist Pool Manager in keeping daily logs of rescues and other incidents involving the administration of pool rules for all aquatic facilities Ensure staff set-up pool and cleanup after instruction and recreation swim Perform the duties of a lifeguard/swim instructor when required due to staff deficits Monitor, train, and coach new lifeguards Perform related work as required WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, stretching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate pool equipment and tools. The position requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to monitor and communicate appropriate pool activity. The need to lift, drag, push, or pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs. is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age or older Two (2) summers of aquatics experience as a Lifeguard/Swim instructor and one (1) year of leadership experience. Leadership experience can be from being a team captain, student council representative, or serving in a leadership role in a club, sorority, or fraternity. A valid American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED Certificate Education: The minimum qualifications for education can be met in the following way: Graduation from High School or the tested equivalent. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority. Desirable Qualifications: WSI (Water Safety Instructor) certification preferred Bilingual (English/Spanish) Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's website at www.sunnyvale.ca.gov , click on CITY JOBS. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Initial review of applications will take place on March 1, 2021; qualified applicants will be invited to interview for the position. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with additional interviews granted on an as-needed basis. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Kelsey Christian at (408) 730-7383 or email: kchristian@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in temporary employment providing basic customer service at a one of the City-owned golf pro-shop facilities and completing general cleanup of golf equipment. Essential Job Functions Provide excellent customer service by representing the City in a professional manner Handle customer transactions, including tee time reservations and grouping players Assist with timely opening, closing, and securing facilities, such as pro shop, restrooms, cart building Assist with moving golf carts from the storage facility to the customer staging area and return golf carts to the storage facility after use Clean golf facilities to provide for neat, safe, and secure workplace Vacuum, sweep, and mop flooring of facilities Clean and sanitize bathrooms Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner Perform other duties as required or assigned WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping, and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires both near and far vision when operating assigned equipment. Acute hearing is required on the golf courses and in the pro shops. The ability to work in inclement weather conditions, such as wet, heat, and cold. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 16 years old Basic knowledge of cleaning products and their use Good communication skills Ability to follow oral and written instructions Ability to prioritize multiple tasks Ability to work independently License/Certificate: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at www.sunnyvale.ca.gov and Click Jobs. (Application materials received after the recruitment closes are not accepted). Please submit application materials as soon as possible to be considered for this position as this job posting may close without notice. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Rodney Wilson, Golf Operations Manager at 408-730-7592 or by email at rodneywilson@sunnyvale.ca.gov. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov. The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application . No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description CASUAL LIFEGUARD/SWIM INSTRUCTOR (Job Code 9421) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as a lifeguard, swim instructor or in aquatics programs serving the ages of 6 months to adults. The aquatic programs are held at varying locations throughout Sunnyvale. Essential Job Functions As an Aquatics staff member, you will: Organize and instruct swim lessons and other water activities; Supervise youth and adult water activities; Take attendance and test swim participants based on American Red Cross guidelines; Interact with children, parents, care-givers, and City staff; Ensure the safety and well-being of program participants through American Red Cross standards of care. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, stretching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate pool equipment and tools. The position requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to monitor and communicate appropriate pool activity. The need to lift, drag, push or pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs. is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications The minimum age is 16. Volunteer or paid aquatic program experience desired. Varying shifts available: (Winter/Spring) M - F between 5 am and 2:30 pm; S 6 am - 12pm; (During summer) Mon - Sun 7:30 am - 8:30 pm. Minimum Qualifications Lifeguard The above, plus: Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certifications are necessary before start date. *If applicant completes Lifeguard certification with City of Sunnyvale, and works for duration of summer, then the employee may be eligible for a reimbursement of certification fees. Desirable Qualifications: Water Safety Instructor certification Bilingual (English/Spanish) Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on "CITY JOBS". Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Qualified applicants will be invited to interview for the position. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with additional interviews granted on an as-needed basis. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Kelsey Christian at (408) 730-7383 or email: kchristian@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER ACADEMY ATTENDEE/GRADUATE Typical placement is made at the first step of the salary range Upon successful completion of the Public Safety Officer Academy Attendee/Graduate requirements, incumbents promote to Public Safety Officer I ($117,913 - $136,499). Upon successful completion of all phases of training, members of the Public Safety Officer I classification promote to Public Safety Officer II ($124,775 - $155,457 annually). This position has an excellent benefit package, including 2.7% at 57 retirement plan. Under immediate supervision of a Public Safety Lieutenant or Captain, either currently attends the California POST Basic Academy and is learning to perform a wide range of public safety work involving the protection of life and property including law enforcement, crime prevention, fire suppression, rescue, and basic life support activities; or has graduated from the California POST Basic Academy within the last 12 months; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Public Safety Officer Academy Attendee/Graduate is the training level classification for general police and fire work for those incumbents not affiliated with an agency and currently enrolled in a police academy. Incumbents are not sworn personnel and are generally in this classification until successful completion of the police academy. Assignment to this classification is temporary. If incumbents do not successfully complete a police academy, they will be terminated. Incumbents hired after the graduation from the California POST Basic Academy are not sworn personnel and are generally in this classification until they are promoted to Public Safety Officer I. Public Safety Officer Academy Attendee/Graduate is distinguished from the higher-level Public Safety Officer I in that the latter is a sworn position where incumbents continue training for both police and fire duties. Incumbents must successfully complete the police academy prior to being promoted to the classification of Public Safety Officer I. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Continued attendance and/or successful completion of the police academy to prepare for position of Public Safety Officer I. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push equipment and bodies weighing up to 165 pounds, the ability to run continuously for 500 yards and climb 6 foot high fences is also required. When in the field, positions are required to walk and stand during emergency situations, including on uneven and slippery surfaces; wear police officer and firefighter clothing and carry equipment; climb ladders and work from elevated positions and enter confined spaces wearing appropriate breathing apparatus. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Attendees: Completion of 45 semester or 67 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND Current attendance at a California POST Basic Academy with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. The completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university is required by the date of graduation from a California POST Basic Academy. Graduates: Associate's degree or 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND Graduation from a California POST Basic Academy within the previous 12 months with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. Knowledge of: Basic principles of electricity. Principles of physics, chemistry of fire, and mechanics. Weights, measures and capacities. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Principles and practices of good customer service. Principles and practices of effective interpersonal communication. Ability to: Learn to apply principles and practices of law enforcement and fire protection. Learn to interpret and apply department policies and procedures and related State and Federal laws. Learn to perform firefighting, emergency response, and rescue and medical aid duties in response to calls for service. Write clearly, accurately, concisely, legibly and with correct English grammatical construction and spelling. Learn to safely use firearms and other modern police equipment and communication and information systems related to law enforcement. Make basic mathematical calculations as they relate to the essential functions of this position. Plan and present material orally to diverse groups. Read and interpret complex documents in English. Sketch such things as crime scenes and accident scenes. Observe, assimilate, remember and recall pertinent facts and details. Read maps and mapped information. Apply selected learned knowledge in collecting, organizing and analyzing a variety of information. Speak with a wide variety of people, using tact, self-restraint, judgment, and strategy. Make quick and reasonable decisions under stressful emergency situations. Perform routine, repetitive work to completion. Exercise self-restraint and good judgment. Visually identify and accurately distinguish colors between various visual inputs at long and short ranges and in dark and smoky environments. Accurately identify and distinguish between colors. Hear and comprehend auditory inputs in radio transmissions, long range conversations, commands, and cries for assistance when obscured by background noises. Detect and distinguish the smell of different materials/chemicals, smoke/fires, and toxic gases. Speak in an understandable voice during in-person and radio conversations, to project voice, and to be heard over background noises. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish, maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and political situations. Use a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Adhere to ethics of law enforcement as stated in the "Law Enforcement Code of Ethics". Enforce all laws, policies and procedures regardless of personal ethics or feelings. Comply with department grooming standards and wear a uniform furnished by the department. Carry and use approved weapons, including (but not limited to) firearms and batons, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures. Take the life of another, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures. Work in, around, or with severely decomposed, burnt, or dismembered bodies. Train citizens as well as other employees. Work irregular hours, irregular days, overtime, weekends, holidays, variable shifts, evenings, on-call and 24-hour shift. Work at any location in the city on short notice. Attend meetings or classes both on and off duty. Licenses/Certificates: Possess and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice or related field. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be 21 years of age at time of application. Must provide letter from California POST Basic Academy verifying current enrollment or graduation. Must provide proof of T-Score. Must successfully complete a post-offer physical exam paid for by the City. Must successfully complete an extensive background check. Individuals who have been eliminated from a hiring process, either as a result of a background investigation or as the result of any psychological interview, are ineligible to re-apply until an 18 month period has elapsed since the final filing date of the last recruitment for which they have applied. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, you must complete the following steps. At time of application: Academy Attendees must have: Completion of 45 semester or 67 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND possess a valid Class C California driver's license with a safe driving record or driver's license from another state with a safe driving record. Current attendance at a California POST Basic Academy with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. The completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university is required by the date of graduation from a California POST Basic Academy. Academy Graduates must have: Associate's degree or 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND Graduation from a California POST Basic Academy within the previous 12 months with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. Submit a completed City of Sunnyvale application packet, which consists of: Supplemental Questionnaire; Physical Agility Requirement: Current (dated within one year of application) Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) results; Click here for more information about the WSTB: WSTB FAQs Click here for WSTB Physical Agility Practice Session Information Click here to view WSTB Physical Agility Test locations, dates and times Driving Record Requirement: Current (dated within the last 30 days) Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) printout . If you are an out of state applicant, please submit a current (issued and printed within 30 days prior to application) copy of your state's DMV printout. You will be required to possess and present a valid California Class C driver's license at the time of appointment. Click here to request your driver record . An electronic application may be submitted through the City of Sunnyvale website at sunnyvale.ca.gov . Please note: incomplete application packets will not be accepted. Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an oral examination at a date to be determined. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates pass the oral exam interview will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be referred to the Department of Public Safety for the selection process, which will include oral interview(s), a comprehensive background history check, a polygraph test, a post-offer psychological and medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide proof they are "fully vaccinated” and have also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible as authorized by the federal Food and Drug Administration, prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department to move forward in the process will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts) at the time of the exam. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale Public Safety Officer-In Training PSOIT Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER I - LATERAL (Typical placement is made at the first step of the salary range. Upon successful completion of the Public Safety Officer I training requirements, incumbents will promote to Public Safety Officer II. The Public Safety Officer II salary range is $113,764 - $141,738 annually.) Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity For a full range of benefits information, including retirement benefits, please click on the Benefits tab above. A California DMV driver record printout, a copy of the California POST Basic certificate and a current WSTB are required for this position. Applicants in California must submit a copy of their current (dated within the last 30 days) California DMV driver record printout, California POST Basic certificate, and current WSTB in order for their application to be considered complete. Out-of-state applicants must submit a copy of their current (dated within the last 30 days) State DMV driver record printout and current WSTB with their application, and a copy of their California driver license and California POST Basic Course Waiver (in lieu of the POST Basic certificate) by time of appointment. Under close supervision of a Public Safety Lieutenant or Captain, learns to perform a wide range of public safety work involving the protection of life and property including law enforcement, crime prevention, fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical services; and performs related work as required. To watch a video with information on careers with the Department of Public Safety, please click on the following link: Careers in Public Safety DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Public Safety Officer I is a sworn training position. Public Safety Officer I is distinguished from the lower-level classification of Public Safety Officer-in-Training in that the Public Safety Officer-In-Training is a non-sworn classification where the main duty is to complete a police academy. Public Safety Officer I is further distinguished from the higher-level Public Safety Officer II in that the Public Safety Officer II is the fully qualified sworn level where incumbents are capable of performing the full range of police and fire duties. Assignment to this classification is temporary. If incumbents do not successfully complete field training and a fire academy, they will be terminated. Upon successful completion of all phases of training, members of the Public Safety Officer I classification are promoted to the position of Public Safety Officer II. Although members of this classification are not necessarily required to use the full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics listed elsewhere in this document, they nevertheless must possess all of them in order to advance to the level of Public Safety Officer II. As with all public safety work, incumbents face an element of personal danger. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Successfully completes field training and fire academy to prepare for position of Public Safety Officer II. Patrols assigned area and preserves law and order through the prevention of crime and enforcement of laws. Responds to calls for service involving traffic accidents, robberies, disturbances, and other misdemeanors and felonies and takes appropriate action including making arrests. Investigates crimes against property and persons which include crime scene investigation, the collection and preservation of evidence, the identification and interrogation of suspects, and the pursuit and apprehension of suspects. Performs duties related to crime prevention and the correction of public hazards. Provides testimony in court related to assigned duties. Prepares and maintains investigative records. Actively enforces traffic laws through observation, use of radar, traffic checkpoints, and DUI suspicion stops; investigates traffic accidents; takes appropriate enforcement action. Plans, executes and participates in raids. Learns to perform the full range of public safety administrative duties, including, but not limited to, providing administrative and support services, field and on-the-job training, staff development, planning and research, problem resolution, internal investigation, disaster coordination, community education and crime prevention services, and other special duties as they occur or as assigned. Performs public education activities such as making presentations and providing demonstrations; participates in community events. Provides on-the-job training and evaluations for Public Safety Officers I and veteran Public Safety Officers II in new assignments. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision. Acute hearing is required to perform the duties of the Public Safety Officer. The need to lift, drag and push equipment and bodies weighing up to 165 pounds, the ability to run continuously for 500 yards and climb 6 foot high fences is also required. When in the field, positions are required to walk and stand during emergency situations, including on uneven and slippery surfaces; wear police officer and firefighter clothing and carry equipment; climb ladders and work from elevated positions and enter confined spaces wearing appropriate breathing apparatus. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Associate's degree or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university; AND Two years of experience in police work; AND Successful completion of a post approved police academy. OR Associate's degree or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university; AND Successful completion of a POST approved police academy as a City of Sunnyvale Public Safety Officer in Training, Public Safety Officer in Training Academy Attendee or employment as a Public Safety Officer In Training Academy Graduate. Knowledge of: Laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures necessary to perform the essential functions of this classification. Basic principles of electricity. Principles of physics, chemistry of fire, and mechanics. Weights, measures and capacities. Principles of business letter writing and crime report preparation, including English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Mathematical calculations as they relate to the essential functions of this position. Presentation techniques. Crime scene investigation techniques including sketching such things as crime scenes and accidents. Principles and practices of good customer service. Principles and practices of effective interpersonal communication. Principles and practices of risk assessment for public safety agencies. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Ability to: Apply principles and practices of law enforcement. Successfully complete field training and a fire academy. Use firearms and other modern police equipment and communications and information systems related to law enforcement. Interpret and apply department policies and procedures and related State and Federal laws. Learn to perform firefighting, emergency response and rescue and medical aid duties in response to calls for service. Learn to drive and operate fire vehicles and equipment. Visually identify and accurately distinguish colors and between various visual inputs at long and short ranges and in dark and smoky environments. Hear and comprehend auditory inputs in radio transmissions, long range conversations, commands, and cries for assistance when obscured by background noises. Detect and distinguish the smell of different materials/chemicals, smoke/fires, and toxic gases. Speak in an understandable voice during in-person and radio conversations, to project voice, and to be heard over background noises. Observe, assimilate, remember and recall pertinent facts and details. Read maps and mapped information. Apply selected learned knowledge in collecting, organizing and analyzing a variety of information. Speak with a wide variety of people, using tact, self-restraint, judgment, and strategy. Make quick and reasonable decisions under stressful emergency situations. Exercise tact, self-restraint and good judgment, and exhibit good moral character. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and political situations. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Comply with department appearance standards and wear a uniform furnished by the department. Adhere to ethics of law enforcement as stated in the "Law Enforcement Code of Ethics". Enforce all laws, policies and procedures regardless of personal ethics or feelings Carry and use approved weapons, including (but not limited to) firearms and batons, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures. Take the life of another, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures; Work in, around, or with severely decomposed, burnt, or dismembered bodies. Train citizens as well as other employees. Work irregular hours, irregular days, overtime, weekends, holidays, variable shifts, evenings, on-call and 24-hour shift. Obtain and maintain Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) Certificate. Work at any location on short notice. Attend meetings or classes during regularly scheduled work hours as well as un-scheduled work hours. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. Possession of a current California POST (Police Officers Standards and Training Commission) Basic Certificate. Physical health, strength and agility necessary to meet the physical demands of police and fire work, as determined by a physical ability test (CPAT) and a medical exam (based on current California POST Commission guidelines). DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice or related field. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum vision of 20/200 correctable to 20/20; ability to wear soft contact lens if vision is less than 20/50. Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment. Must comply with citizenship requirements in effect at time of hire. Outside candidates who have been eliminated from a hiring process, either as a result of a background investigation or as the result of any psychological interview, are ineligible to re-apply until an 18 month period has elapsed since the final filing date of the last recruitment for which they have applied. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions, as well as a copy of your current (dated within 30 days) California driver record printout, California POST Basic certificate as listed below, and a current WSTB (dated within one year of application) to the Department of Human Resources (faxes are not accepted). Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's website at sunnyvale.ca.gov , click City Jobs. For information on the WSTB, click here: WSTB FAQ Out-of-state applicants: Out-of-state applicants must submit a copy of their current (dated within 30 days) State DMV driver record printout with their application in order for it to be considered complete. A California driver license and POST Basic Course Waiver in lieu of a POST Basic certificate will be required by the time of employment. Please send all materials to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 (faxes are not accepted). Obtaining a POST waiver is a multiple step process. You must have your training and experience requirements evaluated by California Commission on Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) and be considered eligible to participate in the Basic Course Waiver Examination (BCWE). Basic Course Waiver (BCW) is a multiple step process for evaluating prior law enforcement training and testing knowledge and skill levels. • To view detailed information about the BCW process, click here: Basic Course Waiver Process . • To access BCW process instructions, click here: Basic Course Waiver Process Instructions . • To access BCW Application, click here and scroll down to application: Basic Course Waiver Process Application . If POST determines that you meet the training and experience requirements of the BCW process, POST will send an eligibility letter with instructions for requesting the Basic Course Waiver Examination (BCWE). The BCWE must be taken within 180 days (six months) of the eligibility letter date. You must have your POST waiver submitted to the Department of Human Resources no later than time of appointment. Once you receive the eligibility letter from POST, submit a copy to the Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 (faxes are not accepted). EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, successful candidates will be invited to an oral exam interview. Those that pass the oral exam interviews will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. SELECTION PROCESS Top candidates on the eligibility list will be referred to the Department of Public Safety for the selection process, which will include oral interview(s), a comprehensive background history check, a polygraph test, and a post-offer psychological and medical exam administered by a City-selected physician before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide proof they are "fully vaccinated” and have also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible as authorized by the federal Food and Drug Administration, prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department to move forward in the process will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts) at the time of the exam. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION If you have any questions regarding the duties of this position or would like to schedule an informational interview, please contact Lieutenant Steven Gorshe at (408) 730-7164 at the Department of Public Safety Recruitment Unit. If you have questions, comments or concerns about the recruitment, hiring or selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (408) 730-7490. Full-time positions in this job classification are represented by the Public Safety Officers Association (PSOA) and are subject to agency shop provisions. The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Public Safety Officer & Lieutenant PSO &LT Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description RECREATION INSTRUCTOR 2 1 - 3 HOURS/WEEK Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Under general supervision of the Senior Center Community Service Coordinator II, the recreation instructor will lead a one-hour fitness class for adults 50 years and older. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following Teach fitness classes by leading and demonstrating moves and routines. Maintain a safe, friendly and inclusive class environment for all participants. Adjust class as appropriate and needed to meet the various fitness levels of class participants. Responsible for bringing music to each class. Change routines and music to keep class interesting for regular participants. Maintain documentation of drop-in and class waiver signatures Other duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age Current Group Fitness Certification or Specialty Certification Minimum one year experience of teaching in subject area Current CPR & First Aid certification Experience working with older adults High School diploma or tested equivalent License/Certificate: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, the required supplemental questions and required certification (i.e. Zumba Gold fitness, CPR, and First Aid certifications) to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full, are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this position, please contact Angela Chan by email to: angelachan@sunnyvale.ca.gov or call (408) 730-7803. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Seasonal
Description INTERN - RECREATION, MARKETING AND SPECIAL EVENTS Now recruiting for the Fall semester . Hours : 480 hours in a minimum of 12 weeks . The selected candidate will work weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. with at least a daily 30-minute un-paid break. The City of Sunnyvale Department of Library and Recreation Services is seeking an Intern to assist with marketing projects (e.g. Activity Guide, fliers, social media), the production of special events (e.g. Hands on the Arts Festival, State of the City, Family Fall Fest) as well as assist in other work areas as needed (Arts - Gallery, Pottery Studio and Theatre; Youth, Teen, Adult and Senior recreation programming; Sports and Aquatics programming, Facility/Field Rentals and Customer Service Desk/Registration). Supervision Received and Exercised Receives general direction from the Recreation Services Coordinator 2 in the Department of Library and Recreation Services. This position may act as a lead with community members. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Creates marketing material to promote the Recreation Services recreation and social services programs successfully Maintains, enhances and provides content for social media pages on Facebook, Instagram and NextDoor Plans logistics for special events, including communicating with committee staff members, volunteers, vendors, artists and performers; ordering and organizing supplies and attending planning meetings and discussions Tracks and keep record of special event supply purchases Implements Special Events, including greeting the public and answering questions; helping with set-up and clean-up; and supporting vendors, partners, artists and performers by addressing equipment, technical, and other needs Performs a wide variety of task such as writing program descriptions, proofreading/editing marketing content, taking photos or selecting imagery to be used in marketing campaigns Prepares reports and presentations for Arts Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission or Library Board of Trustees Researches similar events in the Bay Area and beyond and suggests best practices Learns to follow all City standards related to branding and writing (Associated Press style), or as otherwise directed, and meet deadlines Represents the division at community outreach events (such as fairs, special events, etc.) by promoting recreation services programs and services Assists the Recreation Services Division with additional duties as assigned Professional Development Opportunities: Develop experience in special event planning and production Apply internet research skills and gain experience in social media marketing Improve writing skills through a variety of communication mediums (formal correspondence, marketing materials, web content) Gain experience in marketing programs and activities Gain exposure and experience in program planning in arts, sports, aquatics, youth, teens and older adult recreation Expand professional network in producing events WORKING CONDITIONS Position is required to work on the Community Center campus and may not work from home. Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination when using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision when reading and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds is also required. The job duties may expose the employee to the outdoors, which may include exposure to fumes, dust, allergens and air contaminants. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a major in Recreation, Parks, Tourism, Hospitality, Marketing/Communications, Visual Arts, Performing Arts or Theater Arts Courses or experience in marketing, event planning, recreation, parks, tourism, visual or performing arts, theater or pottery Ability to: Follow general instructions, directions and procedures while working effectually with attention to detail; Process information and data in a relevant manner to reach reasonable conclusions and make practical decisions; Demonstrate flexibility of style relative to specific job assignments, working environments, shift schedules and hours; Work effectively with others, as a contributing group or team member on multiple assignments; Communicate with high proficiency in both written and spoken English; Prioritizing assignments and workload appropriately and responding to multiple deadlines Use independent reasoning to solve programs of moderate complexity: Establish and maintain effective professional work relationships with a variety of people, including City staff, volunteers, the public and artists/performers; Perform the essential functions of this position Internet research skills, including social media and networking sites Learn Associated Press writing style Creatively solve problems as they arise Knowledge of: Art, culture, theater, sports, aquatics, older adults programming in a recreation setting Computer programs utilized in the production of marketing collateral; specifically, Microsoft Publisher, Word and Excel (Adobe Creative Suite is a plus) Dynamics of development of social media sites Basic principles of graphic design Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternative transportation as approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, the required supplemental questions, and enrollment/course verification to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full, are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this internship, please contact Michele-Bridget Ragsdale by email to: MRagsdale@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description SENIOR WATER POLLUTION CONTROL OPERATOR Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. The next review date is Monday, May 16, 2022. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Senior Water Pollution Control Operator . The ideal candidates will have a journeyman level understanding of Wastewater Treatment and the associated equipment and controls required to operate those systems. The Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant is a Class V Wastewater Treatment Facility with Recycled Water production. The Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant is undergoing an exciting transition, we are replacing original processes, structures, and equipment with the latest treatment technologies and we would like you to be part of that upgrade. The SWPCP is currently constructing new Screening, Pumping, Grit Removal, Sedimentation, Odor Control, Power Distribution, and SCADA system as the first major replacement effort. The Plant is also in design for a new Secondary Treatment process with Dewatering and Thickening to carry the city forward in our on-going effort to protect the bay and provide high-quality Recycled Water. The Senior Water Pollution Control (WPC) Operator provides support for their team members on an assigned shift. The Senior WPC Operator, as the shift supervisor, oversees the operation, inspection, and maintenance of the treatment process, plant equipment, and facilities. The Senior WPC Operator is a reliable communicator that prioritizes tasks and ensures that Operators, Maintenance, and other team members work in a safe and productive environment. For a complete job description, please click here: Job Description Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Performs all water pollution control operator duties including, operating centrifugal pumps, piston pumps, valves, sluice gates, blowers, mechanical bar screens, chemical feeders, chlorinators, collectors, aerators, channel masters or grinders; monitors, reads and calculates the flow of water through the Water Pollution Control Plant by meters, gauges and visual inspections. Oversees and inspects the work of assigned staff, and ensures the safe, compliant and effective operation of the plant. Coordinates emergency response measures at the plant; notifies the Department of Public Safety as needed; and is familiar with contingency plans, operations, layout and activities in the facility, including the location of all pertinent records and documents. Monitors all of the plant processes to ensure that local, state, and federal regulatory requirements are met. Reviews, comments and makes recommendations on plans and specifications for Capital Improvement Projects during design and construction at the Water Pollution Control Plant. Acts as liaison and coordinator for contractors and vendors on an as-needed-basis. Operates and makes minor repairs to engines, motors, pumps, sedimentation basins, chlorinators, contact channels and other related equipment. Becomes proficient at the use and application of the Plants Computerized Maintenance Management System and issues work orders in a timely fashion to ensure equipment is properly maintained. Certifies log books entries are accurate, complete and meet established guidelines. Performs analytical tests as needed. Performs confined space entry and may oversee such entries and ensure compliance with appropriate safety regulations Conducts sampling and monitoring by boat in the outfall channel, sloughs and ponds as necessary Ensures cost effective operations through the control and monitoring of electrical and chemical usage and costs. Regulates removal of primary sludge, sedimentation tank skimming and programming of sludge cycles. Checks and reviews time cards, and ensures compliance with vacancy guidelines; assists in training assigned staff and makes recommendations for improvement when needed. May act as the Designated Operator in Charge for the Water Pollution Control Operations Manager in his/her absence. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires near and far vision when operating assigned equipment. Acute hearing is required in both the field and the office. The ability to lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds is also required. Additionally, the incumbent in this outdoor position works in all weather conditions, including wet, heat, and cold. The incumbent may be exposed to chemicals, hazardous materials, skin irritants, fumes, and solvents. The nature of the work may also require the incumbent to perform confined space entries, climb ladders, use power and noise producing tools and equipment, drive motorized vehicles and work in heavy traffic conditions. All the work at the plant requires the use of appropriate personal protective equipment and/or established safety programs to perform the job. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience : The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent, AND Three years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Chemistry, biology and operation of: primary treatment, oxidation ponds, fixed growth reactors, air flotation tanks and filtration; polymer, chlorine and sulfur dioxide additions, and other related wastewater and water reclamation technology, equipment and practices. Principles and practices necessary in the operation of filtration and disinfection for a Water Reclamation Plant. Principal and practices necessary in the operation of the Power Generation Facility and operation of related equipment. Regulatory agency guidelines as they apply to discharges of wastewater for both receiving water and water reclamation discharge. Mechanical, electrical and hydraulic principles. Safety procedures pertaining to plant operations, including the techniques for handling and storing hazardous chemicals, and responding to and reporting chemical spills and other emergencies. Skill in: The use of hand, power, mechanical, electrical and pneumatic tools, parts and support equipment including their proper identification and application. Ability to: Carry out all of Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant standard operating procedures, and operations and maintenance requirements. Read and interpret drawings, plans, schematics and specifications. Keep accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and memoranda. Supervise and train assigned staff. Perform all plant operations without direct supervision. Analyze and correct plant operations problems, and ensure continuous safe operation of the plant. Perform routine laboratory analysis for treatment and process control evaluation. Work as a an effective member of a team capable of listening, taking direction and offering support. Travel to various and remote locations in and around the Water Pollution Control Plant, surrounding ponds and landfill area. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions, and to communicate in a professional manner both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Respond to emergencies at any time of the day or night, or on weekends or holidays; occasionally perform duties for periods longer than the normal eight-hour work day or more than five days per week, or both. Work with, in, and around influents containing industrial wastes, plant process chemicals, hazardous materials, and residential sewage. Read and interpret gauges and other recording devices reflecting wastewater treatment plant operations and make complex operational adjustments based on recorded data. Wear a respirator or breathing apparatus. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Operate standard office equipment. Licenses and Certificates Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. Possession of a valid Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certificate issued by the California State Water Quality Control Board. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources . This position is open continuous. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov , Search: 'CITY JOBS'. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the next stage of the examination process, which may consist of an oral exam Those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). If selected to continue in the process, a copy of your current California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) record printout will be required. To obtain a copy, you can go to the DMV website at http://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/online/dr to purchase your record on-line for $2.00. SELECTION PROCESS Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description CASUAL RECREATION INSTRUCTOR 1 5 - 25 HOURS/WEEK (Flexible) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Recreation Services Division has multiple recreation instructor openings across many recreation programs and activities. We serve youth, adults and older adults and have opportunities for flexible working hours (i.e., morning, after school, evenings, lunch time, weekends, etc.). Individuals may choose to work one assignment or multiple assignments and flexible work hours are possible to accommodate school schedules and/or other commitments. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following: Teach or lead specific activities or class such as preschool, fitness, specialty (art, robotics, etc.) Maintain a safe, friendly and inclusive class/activity environment for all Adjust activity or class as appropriate or needed to meet the various needs/levels of participants Responsible for activity/class set up, break down, preparation and equipment as needed Take attendance and administer/organize other paperwork and forms as needed Interact and communicate effectively with participants, families, caregivers, volunteers and City staff Other duties as assigned WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work-related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 18 years old High School Diploma or GED One year of experience in specific class/activity area (fitness, enrichment or specialty) and/or population (young children, youth, adults, older adults, special population) identified above Experience interacting with the public DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Possess a valid CA Class C driver's license and a safe driving record Willingness to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification (paid training). Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application, supplemental questions, and resume to Human Resources Department. City of Sunnyvale employment paper application can be downloaded from the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at fbrand @sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Nancy Grove at (408) 730-7363 or email: ngrove@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description RECREATION STAFF CASUAL RECREATION ASSISTANTS & SPORTS OFFICALS 5 - 25 HOURS/WEEK (Flexible) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Recreation Services Division has multiple program support staff openings across many recreation programs and activities. We serve youth, adults and older adults and have opportunities for flexible working hours (i.e., morning, after school, evenings, lunch time, weekends, etc.). Individuals may choose to work one assignment or multiple assignments and flexible work hours are possible to accommodate school schedules and/or other work commitments. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following: Follow directions from a Program Lead in delivering high quality recreation programs/activities/classes (i.e., after-school programs, youth recreation camps, youth basketball league, senior lunch program, fitness room, facilities set up/break down) Provide excellent customer service, relating to a wide variety of people, situations and experiences Ability to work well with others in team setting or independently Assist with collecting fees, taking attendance and sign-in & out procedures Assist with program/activity/class set up and break down Other duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work-related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications The minimum age is 16 Experience interacting with the public Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision or in team with other staff DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Farsi Possess a valid CA driver's license College courses in education, social service, recreation, human services, etc. Experience working directly with the public in a recreation or education setting. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook) Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application, supplemental questions, and resume to Human Resources Department. City of Sunnyvale employment paper application can be downloaded from the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at fbrand @sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Nancy Grove at (408) 730-7363 or email: ngrove@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous