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.

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CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Sep 14, 2021
Full Time
Description HUMAN RESOURCES ANALYST - HRIS, Employee Benefits Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity This classification has been designated as confidential. In addition to the base pay indicated above, individuals in this classification receive a 3.5% confidential premium. The Department of Human Resources is implementing a new Human Resources Information System (HRIS). Become a part of this hard working and dynamic team of energetic and proficient employees and participate in the transformation of the use of technology in our Department. We are currently recruiting for the position of Human Resources Analyst - Employee Benefits (HRIS). Under general direction, this position is responsible for the administration of the HRIS; performs difficult and responsible professional level human resources benefits work; develops, plans, implements and administers assigned program responsibilities; conducts research, analysis and preparation of reports; and, performs other related duties as assigned. For a complete classification specification, click here: Job Description Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): If assigned to Employee Benefits, duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Responsible for the management of the Human Resources Information System (HRIS), including troubleshoot, problem solve and proactively evaluate related human resources and payroll issues; develops and maintains HRIS tables and related reports; process and test mass salary changes; and works with the Departments of Finance and Information Technology to conceptually develop appropriate workflow systems and processes. Makes modifications/setups/configuration changes in the HRIS system related to negotiated MOU changes and changes in legal requirements. Reviews personnel change transactions and data for accuracy and completeness. Administers setup and configuration of benefit and compensation plans in the HRIS system. Manages the City's position control in the HRIS system. Assists in the analysis and administration of employee benefit programs. Monitors compliance and makes recommendations based on cost effectiveness and benefit optimizations. Provides information and assistance to employees regarding retirement benefits and purchasing of service credit time. Manages the deferred compensation program and advises employees regarding enrollment options. Coordinates special work schedules. Acts as a lead-worker and resource to the Human Resources Technicians assigned to Employee Benefits. Coordinates or assists with the planning and operation of the open enrollment and Annual Benefits Fair. Provides analytical support to management; including budget monitoring and preparation assistance; and special projects. In addition to the above, the following duties are also performed by the Human Resources Analyst: Assists with the planning and coordination of major research or administrative projects; compiles and analyzes data pertaining to personnel program policies and issues. Assists in the development and implementation of department or Citywide goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; educates employees and managers on policies and legal compliance; analyzes and recommends strategies to improve effectiveness of operation. Assists in analyzing data and preparing reports related to area(s) of assignment; conducts and responds to surveys. Plans, develops, coordinates, and presents training sessions related to area(s) of assignment; may prepare and conduct training classes for City employees. Utilizes computer software applications to support and conduct recruitment and selection, compensation, classification, workers' compensation and safety, labor relations and employee development activities depending on the area(s) of assignment. Assists with department budget preparation, analysis and administration; monitors expenditures; approves invoices and purchases; may be assigned responsibility for department-wide budget monitoring. May represent the Human Resources Department in interdepartmental, interagency and public meetings; acts as staff to and/or serves on committees and task forces as assigned. May act as a lead-worker to assigned clerical and technical staff; directs and assists with the evaluation of assigned staff. 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 also is required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in personnel administration, business, public administration or a related field, AND Two years of technical or professional level human resources experience. Knowledge and Abilities Working Knowledge of: Principles and practices of human resources administration, including recruitment and selection, HRIS, employee benefit programs, workers' compensation claims management and administration, safety program administration, training, employee development and/or employee relations, depending on the area of assignment. Legal and professional standards and procedures related to the development, administration and validation of assessment instruments, if assigned to Recruitment and Classification. Professional standards and procedures related to the administration of HRIS, if assigned to Employee Benefits. Methods and techniques of record keeping and report preparation and writing; proper English, spelling and grammar. Office practices, methods and equipment, including a computer and a variety of word processing and other software applications. Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations related to area(s) of assignment. Some Knowledge of: Principles and practices of program and system development, administration and evaluation. Research methods and statistical analysis. Basic principles of supervision and training. Ability to: Analyze complex administrative and technical issues and make appropriate recommendations for action. Exercise initiative, ingenuity and sound judgment in solving problems and developing effective solutions within the role of a Human Resources Analyst. Work effectively with a customer service focus with department and City staff, and the public. Effectively organize, prioritize and follow-up on work assignments. Independently develop and coordinate effective systems, programs, and procedures. Learn more complex principles, practices, techniques and regulations pertaining to assigned duties. Understand, interpret, explain and accurately apply applicable laws, codes and regulations. Develop and implement revisions to standard operating procedures to improve effectiveness and/or comply with regulatory changes as appropriate. Develop and coordinate work programs. Direct, train and assist with the evaluation of subordinate staff. Make sound decisions within established guidelines. Make public presentations. Maintain accurate records. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Follow written and oral directions. Work independently and as a member of a team. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. 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 alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Public sector human resources experience Experience as a team or project lead 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 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2021 (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 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 Thursday, October 14, 2021 . (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). Selection interviews for the most successful candidates will be conducted on October 20-21, 2021. 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 classification are not represented by a bargaining group and are designated as confidential. 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 Confidential Employees CONF Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Sep 09, 2021
Temporary
Description EQUITY, ACCESS, AND INCLUSION MANAGER Term Limited Employment Opportunity The City of Sunnyvale has a long history of embracing our community of many backgrounds and beliefs. We pride ourselves in our openness and acceptance for all. The Sunnyvale City Council made equity, access, and inclusion (EAI) a new Council priority in 2021 and funded the City's EAI initiative. The City seeks an experienced EAI practitioner to help normalize, organize and operationalize equity in City services. As the EAI Manager, you will help the City identify and tackle systemic barriers to the fair and just access and distribution of City resources with the goal of improving outcomes for our most marginalized community members. Under general direction, this classification provides leadership, advice, and consultation to City departments on equity and inclusion principles and practices; provides strategic technical guidance and policy direction of the City's diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts; coordinates high level citywide outreach and engagement strategies, actions, events and communication; facilitates the Sunnyvale Employees for Equity and Diversity (SEED) Team; and performs other duties as assigned. This classification serves as a subject matter expert on diversity, equity, and inclusion, working collaboratively to create tools and provide resources to support the adoption of practices and behaviors that exemplify the City's desire to improve access to City services and equitable outcomes for residents. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a single-position classification responsible for performing a variety of assignments within the scope of diversity, equity, access, and inclusion measures and initiatives. The incumbent has wide latitude in the exercise of independent judgment to complete assignments and projects. The incumbent serves as primary City liaison to the community, external organizations, and other City employees regarding all matters related to diversity, equity, access, and inclusion. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Collaboration Establish and maintain partnerships with a variety of external organizations to leverage best practices and alliance to drive and sustain the City's diversity, equity, and inclusion objectives and priorities. Collaborate with community and other institutions and community partners to identify and address cumulative impacts of institutional and structural inequities in the City. Build relationships with diverse organizations and community groups to enhance diversity and inclusion. Meet with employees, management, and the community to provide training, information, and develop solutions for problems. Leadership Provide leadership, guidance, training, and support to internal and external partners in the development and delivery of programs and tools. Lead and serve as the subject matter expert for the City's SEED Team. Train staff, supervisors and management on equity, access, and inclusion topics and tools to avoid bias, to create a positive workplace culture, and advance equity. Provide leadership, consultation, and guidance to City staff. Raise awareness and engagement of staff, supervisors and managers through participation and action to advance best practices of equity, access, and inclusion. Serve as a management representative in departmental and citywide task forces and committees. Program Management Oversee the design, coordination, and implementation of programs, policies, and practices aimed at addressing racial and other disparities existing in the delivery of City services. Create programs and tools to identify and eliminate barriers in the City's approach to policy development and service delivery; work with departments to create understanding and awareness in the use of an equity lens to examine rules, policies, procedures, processes, practices, and distribution of resources that may contribute to inequity. Coordinate workforce diversity and cultural awareness initiatives; recommend and implement equity, access, and inclusion training for City employees. Design of policies and procedures that reinforce diversity in the workplace, and that progress inclusion of all staff. Partner with management to develop key priorities and activities with performance indicators to demonstrate measurable change. Support equity-focused strategic planning and identify inequitable departmental policies and practices, while using a change management process. Evaluate, refresh, and implement continuous equity, access, and inclusion goals and milestones. Maintain a consistent and current understanding of program issues. Develop work plans and training materials; implement tools and practices that include racial equity in citywide analysis and decision making. Develop and implement internal and external community strategies, programs, and information delivery methods. Interpret City rules, policies and procedures, personnel policies, Memorandums of Understanding and local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Research and Analysis Establish baseline disparity data targets/benchmarks, and processes to track and report outcomes. Research, develop, and recommend creative strategies to foster the organization's equity, access, and inclusion goals, including long-range plans to address department needs and services and the needs of the community. Review and analyze departmental policies and practices as they relate to racial equity, including both internal and external facing policies and practices Assist departments on best practices research on strategic topics of interest to the department, and stay abreast of national trends regarding racial equity, access, inclusion, and belonging. Prepare and present reports, findings, and recommendations to internal and external policy makers and stakeholders to advance the goals and objectives of the program. Perform a variety of complex data gathering, analyses, and report writing activities. 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 The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, public administration, social sciences, communications, or a related field; AND Four years of increasingly responsible management/administrative analytical work experience including professional experience with cultural competency, public outreach, diversity consulting, training, mediation, inclusion services, and/or working with diverse communities. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Skill in: Understanding the local context regarding race, gender, and economic disparities and inequities. Communicating and effectively presenting to people of diverse backgrounds throughout the community and organization. Cross-departmental and system collaboration to achieve collective impact. General administration such as budgeting, report writing, and creating methods to track performance and communicate results. Knowledge of: Methods and techniques in research, data collection, statistical analysis, report preparation, and presentation. Principles, methods and procedures of management, organization, and budgeting. Principles and practices of supervision, leadership, and training. Theory, principles, and practices of public administration. Principles and practices of financial analysis. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances, and rules. Organizations and functions of local government. Office methods, procedures, software, and equipment. Ability to: Organize, implement, and direct professional analytic and administrative activities. Interpret and explain pertinent City and department policies and procedures. Analyze and understand complex issues in an assigned area of responsibility and develop effective recommendations. Collect, interpret, and evaluate narrative and statistical data pertaining to fiscal and management matters. Make presentations to large audiences. Manage and organize large amounts of data in an accurate and easily understandable manner. Complete multi-faceted projects with attention to detail. Plan, organize and prioritize responsibilities so that projects and reports are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Use independent reasoning to solve complex problems. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. 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 varying hours and attend night meetings. 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 Experience implementing diversity, equity, access, or inclusion programs. A Master's degree in a related field. 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. The final closing date is 5:00 pm, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 (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. 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 the week of October 25, 2021 . (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 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 Managers Association. 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 Management SMA Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 10/6/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Sep 04, 2021
Full Time
Description PLAN CHECKER II Regular, Full Time Employment Opportunity The City of Sunnyvale is recruiting for a Plan Checker II, to review construction plans for code compliance. This position works closely with the public to issue permits/plans that protect life and property. The ideal candidate will possess technical expertise in the building codes, have strong organizational and administrative skills, and be solutions driven with strong customer service skills. The Building Safety team works as one solution-driven, cohesive team, and encourages leadership from the ground up . Are you the next Plan Checker to join the team? For the Plan Checker II position, 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 3% for the employee to contribute Retiree medical benefits available For a complete classification specification, click here: Job Description Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Conducts review and express review of drawings for architectural, electrical and plumbing drawings; reviews specifications for commercial, industrial and residential buildings for compliance with State and local codes; issues construction permits. Provides preliminary review of significant projects prior to full submittal; provides comments to applicant and assistance with understanding plan review process. Conducts pre-submittal meetings with architects, engineers, and clients. Performs periodic field inspections as necessary or assigned. Coordinates plan review process with staff from other divisions/departments; serves as main point of contact for customer. Works closely with and provides information to architects, designers, contractors, and the public regarding building code and other general requirements concerning buildings and structures. Monitors and tracks progress of projects related to activities within the One Stop Permit Center. Advises building inspectors on miscellaneous problems arising in the field during construction of a building project. Creates professional business correspondence, procedures, forms, memoranda, reports and other documentation associated with the work; prepares reports as required. Maintains professional knowledge consistent with the job requirements. 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 25 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. Minimum Qualifications The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Plan Checker II Graduation from high school or tested equivalent and four years of building plan review, design, or combination building inspection experience; OR An Associate's degree or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university with major coursework in engineering, architecture, or a related field; AND two years of experience of building plan review, design, or combination building inspection experience. Plan Checker I Knowledge of: Procedures and techniques of plan review. Types of building construction materials and methods. Codes and zoning ordinances. Principles of site plan and architectural design review to determine compliance with appropriate State and local codes and ordinances. Research methods and sources of information related to building code enforcement. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Principles of customer service. Ability to: Interpret and apply pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations; apply City codes and policies regarding building and zoning. Learn to determine if construction conforms to City code regulations. Read and interpret blueprints, maps, engineering calculations, and project specifications. Organize and keep records of work performed. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other 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. Learn the operation, policy and procedures of the Community Development Department. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Plan Checker II Knowledge of: The above, plus: Commercial application of State and local building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical codes. Principles of structural design and mathematics. Research methods and sources of information related to building code enforcement. The intent of the building codes Plan Checker II Ability to: The above, plus: Independently review plans, ensuring compliance with local and State codes. Effectively perform field inspections, on an as-needed basis. Detect deviations from plans, regulations and standard construction practices. 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. Possession and continued maintenance of one of the following certifications or licenses: Plan Checker II: ICC Residential Plans Examiner and ICC Building Plans Examiner certification OR Certification as a licensed architect, licensed structural or civil engineer with the State of California at the time of application and ICC Residential Plans Examiner within 6 months and ICC Building Plans Examiner within 12 months from hire date. 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.(postmarks or faxes are not accepted). T he final closing date is 5:00 pm, September 29 , 2021 (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 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 Tuesday, October 19, 2021. (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 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: 9/29/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Sep 04, 2021
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. 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. 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CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Sep 01, 2021
Full Time
Description CLIENT SUPPORT SPECIALIST I Full-Time Regular Employment Opportunity The position opens on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, and the final filing date is Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at 5:00 pm or after receiving 100 qualified and complete applications, whichever is first. Please note: Only the first 100 qualified and complete applications will be considered for this position. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The Information Technology Department (ITD) provides secure, reliable and integrated technology solutions in alignment with the needs and goals throughout the City in a timely manner, while delivering excellence in customer service. Within the department, the Infrastructure Services Division manages the City's server and storage platform, network infrastructure, desktops and laptops, emergency and non-emergency radios, operating system for all hardware, desktop applications and email in a manner that enables City Staff to support the City's operations effectively and efficiently. We are currently recruiting for a Client Support Specialist I to further enhance our service delivery. The ideal candidate will serve as the first point of contact either in person, online, or over the telephone for the department by working directly with end users to resolve technology related questions and issues. In addition, this person will independently perform a variety of other support functions for the department, such as writing Knowledge Based Articles (KBA's), Asset Management and inventory, hardware set-up for City Council and Planning Commission meetings and provide secondary support for cell phone management. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Client Support Specialist I is the entry-level classification for this job series. Initially, incumbents perform assigned duties under general supervision, while learning related standards, policies and procedures. Client Support Specialist I is distinguished from Client Support Specialist II by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the Client Support Specialist II. As experience is gained, there is a greater independence of action within established guidelines. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): CLIENT SUPPORT SPECIALIST I : • Responds to incoming incidents and requests in a timely manner, tracks 100% of all customer contacts, researches questions and issues and resolves each interaction with customer satisfaction. • Provides technical support and customer service assistance either in person, online, or over the telephone; refers problems to appropriate staff as needed. • Assists with the resolution of technology problems reported by City staff and system users with standard computer tools such as remote access applications, desktop management appliances, the City's business applications, and other office automation/desktop software products. • Escalates incidents to higher level support personnel when appropriate in a timely manner. • Provides solutions to frequently occurring problems and documents this in the ITSM knowledgebase, maintains and updates articles within the knowledgebase. • Responsible for updating and maintaining the City's IT asset management inventory. • Performs routine and preventive maintenance of all client devices, including printers, file systems, telephones and related equipment to ensure uninterrupted and optimum system performance. • Completes service requests in a timely manner and provides support to end-users. • May provide information technology training including new employee orientations regarding the City's software applications and voice, radio and/or data communications equipment. • Provides technical support, including testing and equipment maintenance for in-person and virtual meetings in the City Council chambers. • Provides technical direction, guidance, and customer service assistance to City staff and systems users in the operation and use of client devices (desktops, laptops, tablets, SmartPhones, etc.) and City applications and information systems. • Answers, evaluates and prioritizes incoming online, telephone, voice mail, e-mail and in-person reported incidents related to hardware, software and other technologies; sets priorities and assignment of incidents to resolve problems in the most expedient manner. • Assists users with making requests for identifying the right equipment or systems for purchase or upgrade. • Provides Citywide system alerts, outages or maintenance notices as needed. • Routes and escalates service requests to the appropriate staff as needed. • Performs as a member of a team, answering questions, sharing expertise, and contributes to team effectiveness. • Performs responsibilities according to the IT Department's defined processes and procedures and Service Level Agreements (SLAs). WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, bending, kneeling, crawling, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires repetitive hand movement and fine motor coordination in performing computer installation and repair and preparing reports using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires both near and far vision when repairing and installing computers and/or when reading written reports and work-related documents. Additionally, color vision is required to accurately interpret visual displays and voice and data wiring color code standards. The nature of the work and assignment requires the ability to climb ladders and work in small spaces. Acute hearing is required when communicating by telephone and in person. The need to lift, drag and push equipment and materials weighing up to 50 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Client Support Specialist I : Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in one of the following ways: A Technology Certificate from an accredited college or trade school in information technology, computer and information research science, computer engineering, computer information systems, network architecture, network and computer systems administration, telecommunications administrations, electronic engineering technology, technology project management or related field AND one year of experience in computer systems support, desktop/user support, general information technology support, telecommunications support or networking support; OR An Associate's degree or completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units at an accredited college or university in, systems administration, network systems administration, electronics technology, business information systems, computer science, information technology or related field; OR A Bachelor's degree or completion of 120 semester or 180 quarter units from an accredited college or university with concentration in computer science, computer engineering, electronics technology, information technology or related field; OR CompTIA A+ certification AND one year of experience in computer systems support, desktop/user support, general information technology support, telecommunications support or networking support. Client Support Specialist I : Knowledge of: · Principles and practices of customer service. Principles and practices of ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library). Familiarity of ITSM (IT Service Management) systems to include Incident/Problem Management, Request Fulfilment; Knowledgebase Management; Asset Management and IT Service Catalogs. Principles and practices of business systems applications, databases, office automation software and operating systems commonly used on desktop computers and networked systems. Principles and practices of computer, business or telecommunications operations, including network operating systems and software products; principles and practices of local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN). Principles, practices, methods and techniques of providing customer service, training and providing technical and functional support to end users. Methods and techniques of modern office business software programs, record keeping, report preparation, technical documentation and writing. Basic cybersecurity principles. Applicable security and data privacy practices and laws. Principles, practices, methods and techniques of providing customer service, IT training and providing technical and functional support to end users. Applicable industry and safety codes and standards. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Methods and techniques of troubleshooting hardware, software, voice and/or data communications equipment and inter-connectivity problems. Principles and practices of software and hardware installation and repair. Principles and practices of assuring data security. Ability to: Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; translate between technical and non-technical terms. Identify, analyze and define administrative and technical issues, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Effectively organize, prioritize and follow-up on work assignments in order to meet established deadlines. Provide excellent customer service. · Provide technical advice and consultation to City staff in person, online, over the telephone, or by email. Identify, analyze and resolve customer/user problems; take appropriate corrective action to problems; research technical materials to provide solutions to problems, or refer problems to appropriate staff. Learn complex principles, practices, techniques and regulations pertaining to assigned duties. Analyze current and future training, data, voice, software/hardware requirements and needs; make appropriate recommendations; develop, present and evaluate training programs and new employee training sessions. Effectively interpret and explain applicable processes, regulations, information technology protocols and hardware/software application solutions to users; listen and communicate information to persons with a diverse background of knowledge and experience. Develop and implement revisions to standard operating procedures to improve effectiveness and/or comply with technological changes as appropriate. Perform a variety of tasks in a consistent and accurate manner. Make sound decisions within established guidelines. Establish, 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. Respond to cybersecurity issues and remediate in a timely manner as instructed. Recognize, set and follow priorities to meet deadlines. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Public sector employment or internship experience. Possession and maintenance of CompTIA A+ certification. Possession and maintenance of Information Technology Infrastructure Library ITIL certification. Possession and maintenance of one or more of the following: Microsoft Certifications or equivalent. Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate Microsoft 365 Certified: Teamwork Administrator Associate Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Administrator Associate Microsoft 365 Certified: Developer Associate Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Engineer Associate Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Scientist Associate Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate Willingness to: Provide emergency response to reduce downtime, correct errors or monitor vendor activity surrounding critical system failures, off-hours scheduled maintenance downtime or work on call on a scheduled and as needed basis. Provide services in different geographical locations throughout the City as requested by users or needed. 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 alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. 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, September 21 , 2021 (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). The application period closes on Wednesday, September 21, 2021, at 5:00 pm. If interested in this position, you should apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and complete applications will be considered. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. (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 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 Tuesday , October 12, 2021 . The final selection interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of October 18, 2021. (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 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 Local 21/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: 9/21/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Aug 29, 2021
Full Time
Description Facilities Technician III Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity The position opens on Friday, August 27, 2021, and the final filing date is Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 5:00 pm or after receiving 100 qualified and complete applications, whichever is first. Please note: Only the first 100 qualified and complete applications will be considered for this position. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The City of Sunnyvale is seeking applicants for the Facilities Technician III vacancy. 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. 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 The application period closes on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 5:00 pm. If interested in this position, you should apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and complete applications will be considered. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. (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 https://sunnyvale.ca.gov , click on 'City jobs' or application materials may be submitted to the Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. 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 Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Candidates invited for the Oral exam will be required to turn in a current copy of their DMV driving record. The final selection interview is tentatively scheduled for the week of October 18, 2021. (The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Candidates receiving 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 that 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), 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 Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 9/22/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Aug 26, 2021
Full Time
Description Afterschool Recreation Assistant (Casual Recreation Assistant; Job Code 9325) 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 assisting with supervising youth groups in elementary, middle school and high school programs. Currently there are vacancies in our Youth and Teens work unit primarily responsible for community events, school year and summer youth programs. Essential Job Functions ( May include, but are not limited to the following ) Assist with supervising a group of youth in school day and after school programs, holiday camps and special events (openings for elementary, middle school and high school programs); Assist with planning, organizing, and leading recreation activities including arts and crafts, sports and games; Be flexible and able to respond to change; Take attendance and assist with record-keeping; Maintain a clean, safe environment; Attend staff meetings and program planning dates; Issue, maintain and store equipment and supplies; Interact with children, parents, caregivers, volunteers, School District and City staff; Ensure the safety and well-being of program participants. 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, books 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 Minimum age: 16 years old (Students under 18 must obtain a Student Work Permit prior to employment); Paid or volunteer experience with youth or recreation programs is desirable; Ideal candidate is available to work varying hours Monday through Friday between 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. 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 these opportunities, please submit a City of Sunnyvale Employment application and response to the supplemental questions to be considered for a position. City application forms, completed in full, are required, as well as responses to the required supplemental questions. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's Employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. 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 candidates will be invited to participate in further screening, which may include interviews and interactive assessment exercises. There are a limited number of positions and this job posting may close without notice. Employment is subject to change based on registration numbers. 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. A DDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Jenni Wong at 408-730-7724 or email: jwong @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), 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
Aug 26, 2021
Full Time
Description After School Programs Site Director (Casual Recreation Specialist; Job Code 9327) Submittal of a current (dated within the last 30 days) Department of Motor Vehicles Record printout is required at time of application. A copy of your driving record can be obtained on the DMV website at http://www.dmv.ca.gov . 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 supervising youth groups in elementary, middle school and high school programs. Currently there are vacancies in our Youth and Teens work unit primarily responsible for community events, school year and summer youth programs. Essential Job Functions ( May include, but are not limited to the following ) Organize and lead recreation activities including arts and crafts, sports and games; Supervise participants and volunteers during programming hours and activities; Take attendance and assist with record-keeping; Issue, maintain and store equipment and supplies; Interact and communicate effectively with children, parents, caregivers, volunteers and City staff; Ensure the safety and well-being of program participants and volunteers; Responsible for staff supervision, and training (staff meetings, planning and other duties). 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, books 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 Minimum age: 18 years old; Two (2) years or two (2) summers paid or volunteer experience with youth or recreation programs is required; Applicants are asked to list all paid or volunteer experience on the supplemental application; Willingness to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification during paid training; Ideal candidate is available to work varying hours Monday through Friday between 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Licenses/Certificates Possession at time of hire and continued maintenance of a valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in these opportunities, please submit a City of Sunnyvale Employment application, response to the supplemental questions, and a current DMV Drivers Record printout to be considered for a position. City application forms, completed in full, are required, as well as responses to the required supplemental questions and DMV Record printout. Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's Employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. 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 candidates will be invited to participate in further screening, which may include interviews and interactive assessment exercises. There are a limited number of positions and this job posting may close without notice. Employment is subject to change based on registration numbers . 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 Jenni Wong at 408-730-7724 or email: jwong@sunnyvale.ca.gov. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 for 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), 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
Aug 19, 2021
Full Time
Description CASUAL LIBRARIAN - Children and Teen Services CASUAL LIBRARIAN - Adult Services (21 hours per week) The City of Sunnyvale is seeking to fill the positions of Casual Librarian in Children and Teen Services and Casual Librarian in Adult Services. An energetic and highly motivated individual who possesses excellent customer service, technical and interpersonal skills is needed. The ideal candidate will have experience working closely with the public in a fast-paced full-service library environment. Key responsibilities include presenting story times, staffing the information desk, creating new and innovative programs for the public, 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. Librarians work under the direction of the Supervising Librarians of Adult Services or Children and Teen Services and other management staff in a team-oriented and forward-thinking environment. 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. Maintains library materials and information on various databases. 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, story times, 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. 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 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 APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application, responses to the supplemental questions, and education verification 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 and click on City 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 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 (original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). Documents may be attached to the online application or emailed to fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this position, please contact Nan Choi, Supervising Librarian at (408) 730-7301 or email nchoi@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), 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: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
Description Casual Sports Official (Job Code 9426) 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 to officiate Adult League Basketball games and/or Volleyball matches. Incumbents must possess a high level of knowledge of the rules and regulations of basketball and/or volleyball and work without direct technical supervision. Essential Job Functions Officiates adult league basketball games and/or volleyball matches. Interprets and enforces game rules. Maintains order and enforces safety procedures for both participants and spectators during sporting events. Ensures that game courts, fields, and equipment are in proper and safe playing condition. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged standing, running, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The need to lift, drag and push equipment weighing up to 40 pounds may also be required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 18 years old. Possession of a valid California driver's license and a safe driving record. Experience preferred. Knowledge of: Current high school rules for basketball and/or USAV rules for volleyball. Officiating techniques and methods of refereeing disputes. Basic arithmetic principles and practices. Methods of scorekeeping. Ability to: Possess strong conflict/resolution and customer service skills. Communicate clearly and effectively with co-workers and the general public. Handle difficult situations involving players and spectators with patience, good judgment and diplomacy. Follow both oral and written instructions. 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 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. 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. 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 Gary Brown at 408-730-7334 or email: gbrown@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), 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
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
Description BUILDING INSPECTOR II Regular, Full Time Employment Opportunity This position is open continuous. The application review will be on Monday, August 30 The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a Building Inspector II to provide building construction inspections. Our Building Safety team works as one solution-driven, cohesive team, and encourages leadership from the ground-up. Are you the next Building Inspector II to join our team? This position is part of a 12-person building inspection team working on a variety of projects including single-family maintenance, commercial tenant improvements in existing and new buildings, new construction of large development projects of townhomes, apartments, hotels, and Class A office buildings. Under the supervision of Senior Building Inspectors and the Chief Building Official, the Building Inspector II performs responsible technical duties related to the review of construction plans and the conduct of field inspections on structures during various stages of construction for compliance with approved plans and municipal codes; performs plan and specification reviews; issues building permits, and performs related work as assigned. Incumbents are expected to independently perform the full scope of duties associated with the review of construction plans and conduct of field inspections under general supervision. The ideal candidate will have strong technical knowledge of the building codes, is a good communicator to coworkers, contractors, and other members of the public. They will be able to prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive reports, correspondence, and other required documents. They will be required to maintain forms, records, and field reports relative to inspection activities and to document findings. 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 Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Performs field inspections of building construction, plumbing, mechanical and electrical installations in residential and commercial buildings to verify compliance with applicable building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical codes, related City ordinances, and Federal, State and local statutes. Reads, correctly interprets, applies and uses building codes, municipal codes, ordinances and other related laws, regulations and policies. Communicates with property owners, contractors and others regarding local and State codes; explains requirements and ensures compliance with plans and codes and gives final sign-off approval. Issues instructions and makes recommendations for corrective action. Issues permits at One Stop Center, as assigned; receives and responds to customer questions. Provides information to the public regarding city codes relating to construction; assists architects, residential designers, engineers, contractors and property owners in interpreting and meeting code requirements. Prepares clear, concise and comprehensive reports, correspondence and other required documents; maintains forms, records and field reports relative to inspection activities and to document findings; performs office duties. Reviews plans and applications for building permits; issues building permits and other construction-related permits (electrical, plumbing, mechanical, etc.); and, issues certificates of occupancy. Performs code enforcement work; investigates code violations and complaints; writes up inspection results and reports. 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 25 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: Building Inspector I Graduation from high school or tested equivalent; AND Two years of journey-level trades or contractor experience in a variety of building construction or inspection activities. Building Inspector II Graduation from high school graduation or tested equivalent; AND One year of experience working for a public agency equivalent to a Building Inspector I with the City of Sunnyvale; AND Three years of journey-level trades or contractor experience in the building construction field in one or more of the principal construction areas (Carpentry, Electrical, Mechanical, or Plumbing); OR Graduation from high school graduation or tested equivalent; AND Three years working for a public agency equivalent to a Building Inspector I with the City of Sunnyvale. Knowledge of: Building Inspector I Practices, standards, methods, materials, and tools used in building design and construction including electrical, mechanical, plumbing and energy trades. Basic building code requirements. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Ability to: Read, understand and interpret approved plans, specifications and construction plans accurately. Perform basic plan checking. Learn to identify building code compliance requirements and make appropriate recommendations for corrective actions. Learn to ensure code compliance at the plan check level. Inspect and analyze standard building construction; learn to identify code violations and recommend appropriate corrective measures to ensure compliance. Prepare and maintain accurate paperwork, including forms, records and reports. Make mathematical calculations. Interpret, apply and explain construction-related codes, regulations and policies. 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. Learn the operation, policy and procedures of the Community Development Department. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Knowledge of: Building Inspector II The above, plus: Building and related codes and ordinances enforceable by the City of Sunnyvale, including building code, electrical code, mechanical code, plumbing code, energy code, California Title 24 Disabled Access Standards, California Title 24 Energy Standards and other related laws, codes and ordinances. Proper inspection methods, procedures and materials. Principles of construction site management. Ability to: Building Inspector II The above, plus: Independently inspect construction for compliance with applicable codes. Independently identify building code compliance requirements and make appropriate recommendations for corrective actions. Independently ensure code compliance at the plan check level. Apply applicable codes to identify and resolve varying issues. Willingness to: Travel to various sites within the City Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. Building Inspector II: Possession, at time of hire, and continued maintenance of ICC Certifications: Residential Building Inspector (B1), Commercial Building Inspector( B2), Residential Electrical Inspector (E1), Residential Plumbing Inspector (P1), and Residential Mechanical Inspector (M1). DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS College coursework in Building Inspection Technology Green Building Professional Certification for the Building Inspector II 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 and may close at any time. The application review will be on Monday, August 30, 2021. (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 or application materials may be submitted to the Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Candidates invited to the oral exam will be required to submit a copy of their current DMV record printout at the time of the oral exam. 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 a date to be determined. (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. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be invited to participate in a selection interview with the hiring department . 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 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
Aug 15, 2021
Seasonal
Description INTERN - RECREATION, MARKETING AND SPECIAL EVENTS Hours : 480 hours in a minimum of 12 weeks . The selected candidate for each season (Spring, Summer or Fall) will work under the supervision on weekdays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. 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 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
Aug 15, 2021
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, 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 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
Aug 15, 2021
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. 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. 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. 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 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 Jesus Raygoza at (408) 730-7398 or email: jraygoza@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
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY CADET Casual (Part-Time) Positions (15 - 20 hours per week) (Job Code 9250) 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). Note: Submittal of a current (issued within the last 30 days) Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Driving Record is required at time of application . You can obtain a copy of your driving record for $2.00 at the DMV website at http://www.dmv.ca.gov . Student Status Required: To be eligible for the Public Safety Cadet position, candidates must be currently enrolled as a college student with a minimum course load of six units per semester or ten units per quarter. Essential Job Functions Under supervision, performs clerical duties, tasks and assignments; assists with public safety training program(s); performs errands; and, other similar duties, as assigned, within the Department of Public Safety. There may be some lifting, loading and moving of heavy items. To watch a video with information on careers with the Department of Public Safety, please click on the following link: https://sunnyvale.ca.gov/government/safety/community/publicsafety.htm . 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, 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 Must be at least 18 years old; Must be currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a Community College or University (6 semester units or 10 quarter units Must possess a valid California driver's license; Ability to act in a courteous and effective manner when dealing with the general public both by telephone and in person; Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions; Ability to read, write, spell and speak clearly in English; Ability to pass a comprehensive background investigation which includes a polygraph examination, credit history, driving record, criminal activity, military and employment records, and character references (in accordance with the minimum standards for employment issued by the California POST Commission); Willingness to abide by the Public Safety Cadet Code of Ethics; Willingness to wear a department-issued uniform; Willingness to work up to 20 hours a week, including some weekends and evenings. Licenses/Certificates Possession at time of hire and continued maintenance of a valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, supplemental questionnaire, a current (issued and printed within the last 30 days) DMV Record printout, and enrollment verification 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 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 Department of Public Safety for review. 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. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Anthony Tani, Public Safety Lieutenant at 408-730-7164. 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), 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
Aug 15, 2021
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. 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
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER - IN TRAINING 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 ABOUT THIS POSITION The position of Public Safety Officer-In Training (PSO-IT) is a non-sworn, training classification while incumbents are attending the police and fire academies. Upon successful completion of the police academy, incumbents will be promoted to the sworn, training position of Public Safety Officer I. Upon successful completion of all required training, incumbents will be promoted to the sworn position of Public Safety Officer II. A Public Safety Officer II performs the full duties of both a police officer and a firefighter, which include preserving the peace; preventing and detecting crimes; protecting life and property; responding to fire, medical and other emergencies; enforcing laws and public ordinances; and, maintaining a public service approach towards the Sunnyvale community. To review the full job description and requirements of a Public Safety Officer-In Training, please click on the following link: Public Safety Officer-In Training ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY The Department of Public Safety (DPS) provides a fully-integrated police, fire and emergency response to the City of Sunnyvale community and residents. Because of the dual responsibilities, DPS offers a varied and exciting career. For more information about becoming a Public Safety Officer please call or text SDPSJOBS to 408-755-9686. For more information regarding the Department of Public Safety, please visit the DPS website at https://sunnyvale.ca.gov/government/safety/default.htm . ABOUT THE CITY OF SUNNYVALE The City of Sunnyvale is recognized as the "Heart of Silicon Valley," with a population of approximately 153,000. It is the fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area and the second largest in Santa Clara County. For more information regarding the City of Sunnyvale, please visit the City's website at sunnyvale.ca.gov . DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Under immediate supervision of a Public Safety Lieutenant or Captain, attends police academy and 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 basic life support activities; and performs related work as required. The position of Public Safety Officer-In-Training is the training level for general police and fire work. 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. Public Safety Officer-In-Training 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): Attends and successfully completes 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: An Associate's degree or have completed 60 semester or 90 quarter units at an accredited college or university. 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 the completion of a police academy. 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. Review Minimum Qualifications and Job Description Public Safety Officer-In Training At time of application: have an Associate's degree from an accredited college or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university; 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. Submit a completed City of Sunnyvale application packet, which consists of: City of Sunnyvale Employment Application;Supplemental Questionnaire; Written Test Requirement: Current (dated within one year of application) T-Score (a minimum score of 48) received on the POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB); Click here for more information about PELLETB: South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium . Click here to view Applicant Preparation Guide for the Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery . Click here to view PELLETB test location, dates and times . 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. 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
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY SENIOR RECORDS SPECIALIST Regular, Full-Time Employment Opportunity This position is in the Department of Public Safety (a combined Law Enforcement and Fire Agency) This position is open continuous. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. The first application review date is Monday, July 26, 2021. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. Under direction, oversees and performs a wide variety of general administrative, technical, and clerical records support duties in the Records Division of the Department of Public Safety, including maintenance of records and files, critical time-sensitive data entry, processing of data and reports, providing support to sworn personnel, and providing information to the public, outside agencies and departmental staff; provides lead supervision to division staff; plans, prioritizes and assigns work; and, performs related work as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Senior Public Safety Records Specialist is the first-line supervisory and advanced-journey level in the public safety records specialist series. This classification is distinguished from the lower level Public Safety Records Specialist I/II classifications in that the latter are the entry and journey levels in the series, while the former acts in a supervisory capacity over a given shift or function within a specialized assignment. Senior Public Safety Records Specialists oversee and perform complex, specialized record-keeping and clerical tasks using automated and manual systems. The work performed requires the application of departmental procedures and utilization of local, regional, state, and federal criminal record systems unique to law enforcement and the criminal justice system. The Records Division is staffed on a seven day/week, 24 hours/day schedule, including weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions (May include but are not limited to the following): Supervises, trains, directs and reviews the work of Public Safety Records Specialists; conducts performance evaluations; and, takes action to resolve work performance issues. Performs difficult work requiring an understanding of departmental and specialized functions. Inputs a variety of critical and general Public Safety related materials through law enforcement computer systems and checks output for accuracy. Conducts required California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) entries, modifications and cancellations in accordance with applicable laws, statutes, and Department of Justice requirements; prepares related paperwork for authorized release transactions. Carefully reviews computer data for accuracy; corrects errors within required timeframes to ensure compliance with state and local computer system mandates. Establishes and maintains systems to assure accountability and control. Maintains a system of files and records where discretion may be involved in assigning items to their proper location. Receives calls, supplies information involving facts and interpretation or makes appropriate referral. Provides authorized information to the public, other agencies, and other employees, both in person and by phone. Receives incoming warrants from the court and reviews to ensure that complete and accurate information is provided to officers, law enforcement agencies and the courts; prepares and distributes notifications for warrants to field officers for service; maintains accurate records and updates warrant status in computer systems; processes warrant bookings, collects and processes bail, sets court appearance date and time, and forwards to court of jurisdiction. Applies and uses law enforcement codes appropriately. Searches records to obtain information. Processes informal public records act requests. Conducts computerized fingerprinting of job applicants, employees and for other administrative functions. Maintains files for persons required to register for sex, narcotics and arson related offenses. Purges case files. Collects information from a variety of sources and compiles data for special and periodic reports. Processes, audits and cross-references materials related to data processing and payments. Prepares documents based on data obtained from records and other sources and processes in accordance with prescribed procedures. Prepares requisitions and partial receiving reports. Issues permits and licenses. Composes correspondence from instructions. May drive City vehicle in the course of duties. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in a structured and stressful work environment. 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 15 pounds also is required. 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 as a Public Safety Records Specialist I/II with the City of Sunnyvale or three years of clerical or technical experience in a related law enforcement records capacity in a criminal justice agency that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Working knowledge of: California law enforcement statutes and the most commonly used law enforcement terminology. Law enforcement codes, policies, and practices related to record keeping. CLETS and Criminal Justice Information Control (CJIC) computer systems and/or similar law enforcement data base systems. Computer applications, such as word processing, data entry, database access and/or standard report generation. Proper English grammar, punctuation and spelling. Office methods, procedures and equipment. Alpha and numeric filing and retrieval systems. Methods and techniques of clerical and financial recordkeeping. Some knowledge of: Methods and techniques of supervision, training and motivation. Ability to: Supervise, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the work of subordinate staff; effectively train staff in all aspects of records functions and assist with the development of staff training programs. Plan, prioritize and organize own work and the work of others. Perform technical and clerical work involving the use of considerable independent judgment and requiring speed and accuracy. Interpret, apply, and follow laws, rules, policies and procedures. Determine matters of confidentiality and handle them in the appropriate manner. Use discretion and apply good judgment in performing critical and confidential tasks. Make sound decisions within established guidelines. Seek clarification from appropriate sources when faced with lack of sufficient information to complete assignment. Complete lengthy projects and meet critical deadlines. Coordinate schedules, and establish and maintain logs. Input and retrieve material rapidly through a variety of computer terminals and check output for accuracy. Compose correspondence in a clear and concise manner. Proofread accurately and rapidly. Read, understand and review documents for accuracy and relevant information. Make accurate comparisons and computations. Perform basic mathematical calculations. Work with continuous and multiple interruptions and regain focus on task at hand following interruption. Follow complex oral and written directions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Communicate effectively in person and by telephone. Operate a variety of office equipment. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Work independently and as a member of a team. Respond to a variety of stressful situations while maintaining a calm demeanor. Provide customer service in a professional and tactful manner. Maintain work space in an organized, clean, and safe manner. Observe workplace rules and safety principles and work in a safe manner. Work in a highly structured environment where all communications and/or work may be recorded or documented. Type at a rate of 25 net words per minute. Willingness to: Successfully complete a comprehensive personal background investigation. Work any shift, on any day, including irregular hours on short notice. Licenses/Certificates Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California class C 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 This position is open continuous. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. The first application review date is Monday, July 26, 2021. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. 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. 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. A typing certificate, dated within one year of your application, verifying your ability to type at least 25 net words per minute will be required if you are selected to participate in the exam process. Please note online or in-person typing tests are accepted. For more information on how to obtain and submit a typing certificate, please reach out to recruitments@sunnyvale.ca.gov. SELECTION PROCESS Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which will 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 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:
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
Description RECREATION INSTRUCTOR 1 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 class 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 One or more years of experience in teaching in the field of Recreation Services or leading a group of participants 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 and the required supplemental questions 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 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 Julie Jensen by email to: jjensen@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
Aug 15, 2021
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 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