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.

19 job(s) at City of Sunnyvale

CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
Description BUSINESS LIAISON (GRANT FUNDED) NOVA WORKFORCE SERVICES Grant-Funded Employment Opportunity Note : This is a grant-funded position with NOVA workforce Services. Continued employment is contingent upon ongoing grant funding. The application period closes Monday, February 14, 2022, at 5:00 pm. If interested in this position, please apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and completed applications will be considered. The City of Sunnyvale is seeking to fill the position of Business Liaison. This position is in the City's NOVA Workforce Services Department. NOVA provides grant-funded workforce development services to residents and businesses in northern Santa Clara County and in San Mateo County. The Business Liaison develops relationships with businesses for the purposes of developing an understanding of their operations and needs, in particular those related to workforce development, and works to provide solutions and referrals to assist in meeting those needs. The ideal candidate will have experience in developing and maintaining relationships with businesses and other organizations and be comfortable relating to businesses in a quasi-sales capacity. Presentation skills are a must. Candidates are expected to have knowledge of the local labor market and employment issues such as workforce skills gaps, occupations in demand, and hiring practices. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with human resources and other hiring and training professionals in order to represent NOVA services to the business community. Identifies and contacts employers to develop direct placement and on-the-job training positions. Assists employers with recruitment activities. Assists in the development, maintenance and modification of program unit policies and procedures in accordance with Federal, State and local regulations. Maintains statistical data and prepares a variety of reports and correspondence. Coordinates and/or attend meetings and provide administrative support as needed. Participates in professional organizations, training and workshops. Acts as a liaison supporting partnerships with workforce development partners and labor market stakeholders. Plans, organizes and conducts public events including labor market forums and dissemination meetings. Creates and maintains content of relevant portions of web based publications and web sites; assists in the marketing of department programs and events. 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 50 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration or a related field; AND One year of experience involving recruiting, staffing, outside sales or human resources. Knowledge of: Employment issues facing businesses, such as workforce skills gaps, employee training, demand occupations and screening and hiring practices. Federal, State and local regulations and procedures as they apply to employment issues of business. Local business industry. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Ability to: Effectively relate to the public in a quasi-sales capacity. Develop and present professional public presentations. Negotiate vocational training agreements with employers and/or classroom training vendors. Access and analyze local labor market information and incorporate into specific marketing approaches. Analyze and solve issues with assigned program. Interpret and apply Federal, State and local regulations and procedures. 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. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities to meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Work irregular hours, evenings and weekends as required. 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 Previous experience developing business relationships. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. Mon day, February 14, 2022 (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). If interested in this position, please apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and completed applications will be considered. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click 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 examination process, which may consist of an oral exam tentatively scheduled for Tuesday , March 8, 2022. The final selection interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of March 14, 2022. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates that receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be invited to participate in a selection interview with the department. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION 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)/Local 21. 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: 2/14/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
Description POOL MANAGER (Job Code 9422) Note: Casual Seasonal non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than six (6) consecutive months and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as a pool manager in aquatics programs serving the ages of 6 months to adults. The aquatic programs are held at 3 locations throughout Sunnyvale. Essential Job Functions As a Pool Manager, you will: Observe pool areas to ensure cleanliness and safe, proper use of facilities and equipment Directs and supervises the collection of all fees, prepares daily records of receipts and deposits in accordance with agency policies Maintains constant surveillance over pool users and staff Enforces pool rules and regulations as they pertain to pool users and staff Participates in and assists with in-service trainings throughout season Supervise, schedule, direct and evaluate aquatics personnel, including lifeguards, cashiers, and volunteers in the instruction of lessons, recreation swim and special events. Oversee Jr. Lifeguard program at the pool site Open and close aquatics facilities and maintain in clean, safe and orderly manner. Ensure staff administers swim tests to determine participant's skill level Ensure staff plan and implement lesson plans Ensure the staff complete swimmer evaluations and certificates at the completion of each swim lesson session, and distribute them to parents Compile written accident reports to document rescues, injuries and other major incidents immediately after an accident occurs Keeps daily logs of rescues and other incidents involving the administration of pool rules for all aquatics facilities, and analyzes results to make adjustment to coverage when necessary Ensure staff set-up pool and cleanup after instruction and recreation swim Perform the duties of a lifeguard/swim instructor when required due to staff deficits Perform related work as required WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, stretching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate pool equipment and tools. The position requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to monitor and communicate appropriate pool activity. The need to lift, drag, push or pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs. is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age or older Three (3) summers of aquatics experience as a Lifeguard/Swim instructor and one (1) year of leadership experience. Leadership experience can be from being a team captain, student council representative, or serving in a leadership role in a club, sorority or fraternity. Leadership experience in Aquatics is desired. A valid American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED Certificate Education: The minimum qualifications for education can be met in the following way: Graduation from High School or the tested equivalent. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority. Desirable Qualifications WSI (Water Safety Instructor) certification Bilingual (English/Spanish) Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's website at www.sunnyvale.ca.gov , click on CITY JOBS. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Initial review of applications will tentatively begin on March 1, 2022. 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. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Kelsey Christian at (408) 730 7383 or email: kchristian@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jan 12, 2022
Full Time
Description Senior Accountant Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity The City of Sunnyvale is recruiting for the position of Senior Accountant for the Finance Department. The Senior Accountant performs complex, non-routine accounting tasks; plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the day-to-day operations of the General Ledger and Grants unit; provides direction over professional accounting staff in the completion of accounting functions required by existing laws, regulations, policies, and procedures; performs work of considerable difficulty in maintaining the City's general ledger and tracking various grant reimbursements; and prepares and reviews key financial reports requiring comprehensive knowledge of the City's municipal financial functions and automated municipal accounting systems; and performs related work as required. This is the advanced level class in the professional accounting series. Incumbents in this class perform difficult and complex work involving City-wide accounting systems and related aspects of financial management and provide direction to one or more Accountants or other professional staff. It is distinguished from the lower level classification of Accountant by the complexity of work performed and by the lead role assigned to it. It is distinguished from the higher level classification of Principal Accountant in that it does not supervise and direct the day-to-day work of the accounting section. 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): Plans, organizes, reviews, evaluates, trains, directs or performs, if required, the work of accountants and other professional staff. Analyzes existing accounting procedures and prepares recommendations for their revision when necessary. Maintains special accounting records for City, State and Federal grant programs; prepares related reports and reimbursement claims. Supervises the balancing and control activities in the keeping of the various City funds, supports preparation of periodic financial statements including the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; establishes schedules and methods for the performance of a wide variety of accounting duties; implements policies and procedures. Participates in the resolution of complex and technical fiscal, financial, and accounting issues. Ensures compliance with laws, codes, and regulations governing municipal accounting. Participates in budget preparation and administration; monitors and controls expenditures. Reviews and approves accounting transactions. Maintains the City's fixed asset system. Participates in the development and installation of accounting and fiscal procedures and methods. Assures completion of work in a timely and accurate manner. Assists with the coordination and completion of the annual independent financial audit and special audits by other governmental agencies. Assigns and reviews the work of professional accounting staff. Coordinates operations with other divisions or City departments. Provides information to outside agencies. May attend meetings and make presentations. May supervise accounting section in absence of the Principal Accountant. 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 50 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field, AND Four years of increasingly responsible accounting work experience, including a minimum of two years of work directly associated with the coordination and preparation of financial statements. Knowledge of: Generally accepted accounting principles as related to governmental procedures. Cost accounting principles. General applications of information technology systems to accounting and analysis. Concepts and techniques of costing services and/or products. Investment principles and practices. Knowledge of laws, regulations, City Municipal Code, ordinances, and resolutions governing the fiscal activities of the city. Basic principles of supervision, training and evaluation. Laws regulating public finance and fiscal operations. Advanced computer skills. Skill in: Analyzing complex accounting, fiscal and functional data. Managing and organizing large amounts of data in an accurate and easily understandable manner. Accurately and effectively designing large, complex spreadsheets. Planning, organizing and prioritizing responsibilities so that projects and reports are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Performing financial analysis utilizing current technology comparable to that employed by City. Demonstrating sound judgment and providing unbiased advice in formulating recommendations. Collecting, interpreting and evaluating narrative and statistical data pertaining to fiscal and management matters and translating these results into coherent well-written reports with effective recommendations. Analyzing and understanding complex issues in an assigned area of responsibility and developing effective recommendations. Using independent reasoning to solve complex problems. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and demonstrating customer service orientation with peers, departmental representatives, elected officials, representatives of other governmental agencies and the public. Interacting effectively with strong personalities under pressure. Training other employees. Dealing tactfully and effectively with departmental officials, City employees, and other agencies. Ability to: Operate personal computer with proficiency including spreadsheet expertise and familiarity with financial systems software. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Take initiative and be creative in order to accomplish objectives. Function effectively with minimal supervision. Work irregular hours as necessary to meet deadlines and achieve objectives. Work in a multi-task environment and coordinate several assignments simultaneously. Ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include sitting for extended periods of time and operating assigned office equipment. Ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information, in a manner consistent with the essential job functions. 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 approved by the appointing authority. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Public sector accounting experience. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click 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 examination process scheduled for Tuesd ay, February 15, 2022 . (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates that receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be invited to participate in a selection interview with the department tentatively scheduled for the week of February 21, 2022 . Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION 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 the time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 2/1/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jan 11, 2022
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 time of hire. 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. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department 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
Jan 04, 2022
Full Time
Description EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAM COORDINATOR- * GRANT FUNDED Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity * Note : This is a grant funded position. Continued employment is contingent upon ongoing grant funding. Under general direction, performs professional duties associated with the development and administration of programs in support of Department of Workforce Services (NOVA) activities including career advising, case management, eligibility, and outreach, fiscal, and document control; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Employment Training Program Coordinator is a fully qualified journey-level professional classification. This classification differs from the higher-level management classifications in that the Manager has overall responsibility for the administration of an assigned division. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Supervises and coordinates various administrative functions and employment and training programs and activities for the department, ensuring the needs of clients and the business community are met. Supervises, oversees and evaluates the activities of assigned programs and/or projects which includes coordinating staff activities and providing appropriate training and monitoring to ensure the success of program activities. Oversees the creation, development and implementation of programs and/or projects. Directs, evaluates and performs audits of the work of subordinate personnel. Receives and responds to inquiries, requests and complaints from the public and formulates appropriate responses and actions. Coordinates activities for targeted populations, including linkages with subagents, educational institutions and community services. Markets and promotes department programs to employers, clients and community agencies. Assists in the development, maintenance and modification of program unit policies and procedures in accordance with Federal, State and local regulations. Compiles and analyzes various financial/budgetary, technical and administrative documents. Reviews, revises and updates website content. Monitors case management activities, assisting with the more difficult or sensitive client interactions. Ensures program activities are in compliance with department policies and procedures. Prepares marketing and outreach materials; makes presentations regarding program elements. Collects, compiles, analyzes and reports on data relating to organization, policies, procedures, budget, services and systems. Develops and maintains effective relationships with businesses and community partners to ensure the success of assigned program. Monitors program unit performance relative to established goals. Provides direct and indirect supervision to 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 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 Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in career counseling, social work, business administration, accounting, or a related field; AND One year of general administrative or supervisory experience in a State or Federally funded employment and training program. Knowledge of: Federal, State and local regulations governing employment and training programs, including procurement procedures, financial requirements, eligibility, program implementation and evaluation. Local labor market relative to identifying employment opportunities. Job search skill strategies relative to obtaining employment within the local labor market. Employment issues specific to target populations, such as ethnic/cultural groups, at-risk youth, individuals with disabilities, older adults, dislocated workers and the economically disadvantaged. Standard vocational assessment instruments and their application within the employment and training environment. Accounting principles and practices. Principles and practices of budget administration. Principles and practices of grant administration. Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Principles and practices of developing effective outreach materials. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Ability to: Plan, coordinate, direct and supervise activities related to assigned programs or projects. Interpret and implement Federal, State and local regulations and procedures. Gather, compile and analyze data and reach sound conclusions. Prepare a variety of technical, statistical and administrative reports, documents and correspondence. Design, develop and implement effective processes. Identify and develop cooperating relationships with local businesses and community organizations. Monitor the success of an assigned program. 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. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Work in various environments and/or a variety of work hours and shift schedules. 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 Previous supervisory experience. 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. on Monday, January 31, 2022 (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov 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. 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 February, 16 , 2022 . (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Candidates who receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be invited to participate in a selection interview with the hiring department. The final selection interview is tentatively scheduled for the week of February 22, 2022 . Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association (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: 1/31/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Description CASUAL HEAD LIFEGUARD (Job Code 9410) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as an assistant pool manager in aquatics programs serving the ages of 6 months to adults. The aquatic programs are held at various locations throughout Sunnyvale. Essential Job Functions As a Head Lifeguard, you will: Assist in directing and supervising of the safe closure of the aquatic facility Maintains constant surveillance over pool users and staff. Participates in and assists with in-service trainings throughout season Assist the Pool Manager with supervising, scheduling, directing, and evaluating aquatics personnel, including lifeguards, cashiers, and volunteers in the instruction of lessons, recreation swim and special events. Assist Pool Manager with Jr. Lifeguard program Open and close facility, as well as maintain a clean, safe, and orderly facility. Ensure staff administers swim tests to determine participant's skill level Ensure staff plan and implement lesson plans Ensure the staff complete swimmer evaluations and certificates at the completion of each swim lesson session, and help with distribution Assist Pool Manager in keeping daily logs of rescues and other incidents involving the administration of pool rules for all aquatic facilities Ensure staff set-up pool and cleanup after instruction and recreation swim Perform the duties of a lifeguard/swim instructor when required due to staff deficits Monitor, train, and coach new lifeguards Perform related work as required WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, stretching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate pool equipment and tools. The position requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to monitor and communicate appropriate pool activity. The need to lift, drag, push, or pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs. is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age or older Two (2) summers of aquatics experience as a Lifeguard/Swim instructor and one (1) year of leadership experience. Leadership experience can be from being a team captain, student council representative, or serving in a leadership role in a club, sorority, or fraternity. A valid American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED Certificate Education: The minimum qualifications for education can be met in the following way: Graduation from High School or the tested equivalent. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority. Desirable Qualifications: WSI (Water Safety Instructor) certification preferred Bilingual (English/Spanish) Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's website at www.sunnyvale.ca.gov , click on CITY JOBS. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Initial review of applications will take place on March 1, 2021; qualified applicants will be invited to interview for the position. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with additional interviews granted on an as-needed basis. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Kelsey Christian at (408) 730-7383 or email: kchristian@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in temporary employment providing basic customer service at a one of the City-owned golf pro-shop facilities and completing general cleanup of golf equipment. Essential Job Functions Provide excellent customer service by representing the City in a professional manner Handle customer transactions, including tee time reservations and grouping players Assist with timely opening, closing, and securing facilities, such as pro shop, restrooms, cart building Assist with moving golf carts from the storage facility to the customer staging area and return golf carts to the storage facility after use Clean golf facilities to provide for neat, safe, and secure workplace Vacuum, sweep, and mop flooring of facilities Clean and sanitize bathrooms Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner Perform other duties as required or assigned WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping, and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires both near and far vision when operating assigned equipment. Acute hearing is required on the golf courses and in the pro shops. The ability to work in inclement weather conditions, such as wet, heat, and cold. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 16 years old Basic knowledge of cleaning products and their use Good communication skills Ability to follow oral and written instructions Ability to prioritize multiple tasks Ability to work independently License/Certificate: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at www.sunnyvale.ca.gov and Click Jobs. (Application materials received after the recruitment closes are not accepted). Please submit application materials as soon as possible to be considered for this position as this job posting may close without notice. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact 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
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Description CASUAL LIFEGUARD/SWIM INSTRUCTOR (Job Code 9421) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as a lifeguard, swim instructor or in aquatics programs serving the ages of 6 months to adults. The aquatic programs are held at varying locations throughout Sunnyvale. Essential Job Functions As an Aquatics staff member, you will: Organize and instruct swim lessons and other water activities; Supervise youth and adult water activities; Take attendance and test swim participants based on American Red Cross guidelines; Interact with children, parents, care-givers, and City staff; Ensure the safety and well-being of program participants through American Red Cross standards of care. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, stretching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate pool equipment and tools. The position requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to monitor and communicate appropriate pool activity. The need to lift, drag, push or pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs. is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications The minimum age is 16. Volunteer or paid aquatic program experience desired. 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 a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Kelsey Christian at (408) 730-7383 or email: kchristian@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER ACADEMY ATTENDEE/GRADUATE Typical placement is made at the first step of the salary range Upon successful completion of the Public Safety Officer Academy Attendee/Graduate requirements, incumbents promote to Public Safety Officer I ($117,913 - $136,499). Upon successful completion of all phases of training, members of the Public Safety Officer I classification promote to Public Safety Officer II ($124,775 - $155,457 annually). This position has an excellent benefit package, including 2.7% at 57 retirement plan. Under immediate supervision of a Public Safety Lieutenant or Captain, either currently attends the California POST Basic Academy and is learning to perform a wide range of public safety work involving the protection of life and property including law enforcement, crime prevention, fire suppression, rescue, and basic life support activities; or has graduated from the California POST Basic Academy within the last 12 months; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Public Safety Officer Academy Attendee/Graduate is the training level classification for general police and fire work for those incumbents not affiliated with an agency and currently enrolled in a police academy. Incumbents are not sworn personnel and are generally in this classification until successful completion of the police academy. Assignment to this classification is temporary. If incumbents do not successfully complete a police academy, they will be terminated. Incumbents hired after the graduation from the California POST Basic Academy are not sworn personnel and are generally in this classification until they are promoted to Public Safety Officer I. Public Safety Officer Academy Attendee/Graduate is distinguished from the higher-level Public Safety Officer I in that the latter is a sworn position where incumbents continue training for both police and fire duties. Incumbents must successfully complete the police academy prior to being promoted to the classification of Public Safety Officer I. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Continued attendance and/or successful completion of the police academy to prepare for position of Public Safety Officer I. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push equipment and bodies weighing up to 165 pounds, the ability to run continuously for 500 yards and climb 6 foot high fences is also required. When in the field, positions are required to walk and stand during emergency situations, including on uneven and slippery surfaces; wear police officer and firefighter clothing and carry equipment; climb ladders and work from elevated positions and enter confined spaces wearing appropriate breathing apparatus. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Attendees: Completion of 45 semester or 67 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND Current attendance at a California POST Basic Academy with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. The completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university is required by the date of graduation from a California POST Basic Academy. Graduates: Associate's degree or 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND Graduation from a California POST Basic Academy within the previous 12 months with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. Knowledge of: Basic principles of electricity. Principles of physics, chemistry of fire, and mechanics. Weights, measures and capacities. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Principles and practices of good customer service. Principles and practices of effective interpersonal communication. Ability to: Learn to apply principles and practices of law enforcement and fire protection. Learn to interpret and apply department policies and procedures and related State and Federal laws. Learn to perform firefighting, emergency response, and rescue and medical aid duties in response to calls for service. Write clearly, accurately, concisely, legibly and with correct English grammatical construction and spelling. Learn to safely use firearms and other modern police equipment and communication and information systems related to law enforcement. Make basic mathematical calculations as they relate to the essential functions of this position. Plan and present material orally to diverse groups. Read and interpret complex documents in English. Sketch such things as crime scenes and accident scenes. Observe, assimilate, remember and recall pertinent facts and details. Read maps and mapped information. Apply selected learned knowledge in collecting, organizing and analyzing a variety of information. Speak with a wide variety of people, using tact, self-restraint, judgment, and strategy. Make quick and reasonable decisions under stressful emergency situations. Perform routine, repetitive work to completion. Exercise self-restraint and good judgment. Visually identify and accurately distinguish colors between various visual inputs at long and short ranges and in dark and smoky environments. Accurately identify and distinguish between colors. Hear and comprehend auditory inputs in radio transmissions, long range conversations, commands, and cries for assistance when obscured by background noises. Detect and distinguish the smell of different materials/chemicals, smoke/fires, and toxic gases. Speak in an understandable voice during in-person and radio conversations, to project voice, and to be heard over background noises. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish, maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and political situations. Use a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Adhere to ethics of law enforcement as stated in the "Law Enforcement Code of Ethics". Enforce all laws, policies and procedures regardless of personal ethics or feelings. Comply with department grooming standards and wear a uniform furnished by the department. Carry and use approved weapons, including (but not limited to) firearms and batons, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures. Take the life of another, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures. Work in, around, or with severely decomposed, burnt, or dismembered bodies. Train citizens as well as other employees. Work irregular hours, irregular days, overtime, weekends, holidays, variable shifts, evenings, on-call and 24-hour shift. Work at any location in the city on short notice. Attend meetings or classes both on and off duty. Licenses/Certificates: Possess and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice or related field. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be 21 years of age at time of application. Must provide letter from California POST Basic Academy verifying current enrollment or graduation. Must provide proof of T-Score. Must successfully complete a post-offer physical exam paid for by the City. Must successfully complete an extensive background check. Individuals who have been eliminated from a hiring process, either as a result of a background investigation or as the result of any psychological interview, are ineligible to re-apply until an 18 month period has elapsed since the final filing date of the last recruitment for which they have applied. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, you must complete the following steps. At time of application: Academy Attendees must have: Completion of 45 semester or 67 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND possess a valid Class C California driver's license with a safe driving record or driver's license from another state with a safe driving record. Current attendance at a California POST Basic Academy with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. The completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university is required by the date of graduation from a California POST Basic Academy. Academy Graduates must have: Associate's degree or 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND Graduation from a California POST Basic Academy within the previous 12 months with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. Submit a completed City of Sunnyvale application packet, which consists of: Supplemental Questionnaire; Physical Agility Requirement: Current (dated within one year of application) Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) results; Click here for more information about the WSTB: WSTB FAQs Click here for WSTB Physical Agility Practice Session Information Click here to view WSTB Physical Agility Test locations, dates and times Driving Record Requirement: Current (dated within the last 30 days) Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) printout . If you are an out of state applicant, please submit a current (issued and printed within 30 days prior to application) copy of your state's DMV printout. You will be required to possess and present a valid California Class C driver's license at the time of appointment. Click here to request your driver record . An electronic application may be submitted through the City of Sunnyvale website at sunnyvale.ca.gov . Please note: incomplete application packets will not be accepted. Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an oral examination at a date to be determined. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates pass the oral exam interview will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be referred to the Department of Public Safety for the selection process, which will include oral interview(s), a comprehensive background history check, a polygraph test, a post-offer psychological and medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department 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
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER I - LATERAL (Typical placement is made at the first step of the salary range. Upon successful completion of the Public Safety Officer I training requirements, incumbents will promote to Public Safety Officer II. The Public Safety Officer II salary range is $113,764 - $141,738 annually.) Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity For a full range of benefits information, including retirement benefits, please click on the Benefits tab above. A California DMV driver record printout, a copy of the California POST Basic certificate and a current WSTB are required for this position. Applicants in California must submit a copy of their current (dated within the last 30 days) California DMV driver record printout, California POST Basic certificate, and current WSTB in order for their application to be considered complete. Out-of-state applicants must submit a copy of their current (dated within the last 30 days) State DMV driver record printout and current WSTB with their application, and a copy of their California driver license and California POST Basic Course Waiver (in lieu of the POST Basic certificate) by time of appointment. Under close supervision of a Public Safety Lieutenant or Captain, learns to perform a wide range of public safety work involving the protection of life and property including law enforcement, crime prevention, fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical services; and performs related work as required. To watch a video with information on careers with the Department of Public Safety, please click on the following link: Careers in Public Safety DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Public Safety Officer I is a sworn training position. Public Safety Officer I is distinguished from the lower-level classification of Public Safety Officer-in-Training in that the Public Safety Officer-In-Training is a non-sworn classification where the main duty is to complete a police academy. Public Safety Officer I is further distinguished from the higher-level Public Safety Officer II in that the Public Safety Officer II is the fully qualified sworn level where incumbents are capable of performing the full range of police and fire duties. Assignment to this classification is temporary. If incumbents do not successfully complete field training and a fire academy, they will be terminated. Upon successful completion of all phases of training, members of the Public Safety Officer I classification are promoted to the position of Public Safety Officer II. Although members of this classification are not necessarily required to use the full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics listed elsewhere in this document, they nevertheless must possess all of them in order to advance to the level of Public Safety Officer II. As with all public safety work, incumbents face an element of personal danger. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Successfully completes field training and fire academy to prepare for position of Public Safety Officer II. Patrols assigned area and preserves law and order through the prevention of crime and enforcement of laws. Responds to calls for service involving traffic accidents, robberies, disturbances, and other misdemeanors and felonies and takes appropriate action including making arrests. Investigates crimes against property and persons which include crime scene investigation, the collection and preservation of evidence, the identification and interrogation of suspects, and the pursuit and apprehension of suspects. Performs duties related to crime prevention and the correction of public hazards. Provides testimony in court related to assigned duties. Prepares and maintains investigative records. Actively enforces traffic laws through observation, use of radar, traffic checkpoints, and DUI suspicion stops; investigates traffic accidents; takes appropriate enforcement action. Plans, executes and participates in raids. Learns to perform the full range of public safety administrative duties, including, but not limited to, providing administrative and support services, field and on-the-job training, staff development, planning and research, problem resolution, internal investigation, disaster coordination, community education and crime prevention services, and other special duties as they occur or as assigned. Performs public education activities such as making presentations and providing demonstrations; participates in community events. Provides on-the-job training and evaluations for Public Safety Officers I and veteran Public Safety Officers II in new assignments. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision. Acute hearing is required to perform the duties of the Public Safety Officer. The need to lift, drag and push equipment and bodies weighing up to 165 pounds, the ability to run continuously for 500 yards and climb 6 foot high fences is also required. When in the field, positions are required to walk and stand during emergency situations, including on uneven and slippery surfaces; wear police officer and firefighter clothing and carry equipment; climb ladders and work from elevated positions and enter confined spaces wearing appropriate breathing apparatus. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Associate's degree or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university; AND Two years of experience in police work; AND Successful completion of a post approved police academy. OR Associate's degree or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university; AND Successful completion of a POST approved police academy as a City of Sunnyvale Public Safety Officer in Training, Public Safety Officer in Training Academy Attendee or employment as a Public Safety Officer In Training Academy Graduate. Knowledge of: Laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures necessary to perform the essential functions of this classification. Basic principles of electricity. Principles of physics, chemistry of fire, and mechanics. Weights, measures and capacities. Principles of business letter writing and crime report preparation, including English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Mathematical calculations as they relate to the essential functions of this position. Presentation techniques. Crime scene investigation techniques including sketching such things as crime scenes and accidents. Principles and practices of good customer service. Principles and practices of effective interpersonal communication. Principles and practices of risk assessment for public safety agencies. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Ability to: Apply principles and practices of law enforcement. Successfully complete field training and a fire academy. Use firearms and other modern police equipment and communications and information systems related to law enforcement. Interpret and apply department policies and procedures and related State and Federal laws. Learn to perform firefighting, emergency response and rescue and medical aid duties in response to calls for service. Learn to drive and operate fire vehicles and equipment. Visually identify and accurately distinguish colors and between various visual inputs at long and short ranges and in dark and smoky environments. Hear and comprehend auditory inputs in radio transmissions, long range conversations, commands, and cries for assistance when obscured by background noises. Detect and distinguish the smell of different materials/chemicals, smoke/fires, and toxic gases. Speak in an understandable voice during in-person and radio conversations, to project voice, and to be heard over background noises. Observe, assimilate, remember and recall pertinent facts and details. Read maps and mapped information. Apply selected learned knowledge in collecting, organizing and analyzing a variety of information. Speak with a wide variety of people, using tact, self-restraint, judgment, and strategy. Make quick and reasonable decisions under stressful emergency situations. Exercise tact, self-restraint and good judgment, and exhibit good moral character. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and political situations. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Comply with department appearance standards and wear a uniform furnished by the department. Adhere to ethics of law enforcement as stated in the "Law Enforcement Code of Ethics". Enforce all laws, policies and procedures regardless of personal ethics or feelings Carry and use approved weapons, including (but not limited to) firearms and batons, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures. Take the life of another, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures; Work in, around, or with severely decomposed, burnt, or dismembered bodies. Train citizens as well as other employees. Work irregular hours, irregular days, overtime, weekends, holidays, variable shifts, evenings, on-call and 24-hour shift. Obtain and maintain Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) Certificate. Work at any location on short notice. Attend meetings or classes during regularly scheduled work hours as well as un-scheduled work hours. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. Possession of a current California POST (Police Officers Standards and Training Commission) Basic Certificate. Physical health, strength and agility necessary to meet the physical demands of police and fire work, as determined by a physical ability test (CPAT) and a medical exam (based on current California POST Commission guidelines). DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice or related field. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum vision of 20/200 correctable to 20/20; ability to wear soft contact lens if vision is less than 20/50. Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment. Must comply with citizenship requirements in effect at time of hire. Outside candidates who have been eliminated from a hiring process, either as a result of a background investigation or as the result of any psychological interview, are ineligible to re-apply until an 18 month period has elapsed since the final filing date of the last recruitment for which they have applied. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions, as well as a copy of your current (dated within 30 days) California driver record printout, California POST Basic certificate as listed below, and a current WSTB (dated within one year of application) to the Department of Human Resources (faxes are not accepted). Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's website at sunnyvale.ca.gov , click City Jobs. For information on the WSTB, click here: WSTB FAQ Out-of-state applicants: Out-of-state applicants must submit a copy of their current (dated within 30 days) State DMV driver record printout with their application in order for it to be considered complete. A California driver license and POST Basic Course Waiver in lieu of a POST Basic certificate will be required by the time of employment. Please send all materials to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 (faxes are not accepted). Obtaining a POST waiver is a multiple step process. You must have your training and experience requirements evaluated by California Commission on Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) and be considered eligible to participate in the Basic Course Waiver Examination (BCWE). Basic Course Waiver (BCW) is a multiple step process for evaluating prior law enforcement training and testing knowledge and skill levels. • To view detailed information about the BCW process, click here: Basic Course Waiver Process . • To access BCW process instructions, click here: Basic Course Waiver Process Instructions . • To access BCW Application, click here and scroll down to application: Basic Course Waiver Process Application . If POST determines that you meet the training and experience requirements of the BCW process, POST will send an eligibility letter with instructions for requesting the Basic Course Waiver Examination (BCWE). The BCWE must be taken within 180 days (six months) of the eligibility letter date. You must have your POST waiver submitted to the Department of Human Resources no later than time of appointment. Once you receive the eligibility letter from POST, submit a copy to the Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 (faxes are not accepted). EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, successful candidates will be invited to an oral exam interview. Those that pass the oral exam interviews will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. SELECTION PROCESS Top candidates on the eligibility list will be referred to the Department of Public Safety for the selection process, which will include oral interview(s), a comprehensive background history check, a polygraph test, and a post-offer psychological and medical exam administered by a City-selected physician before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department 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
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Description RECREATION INSTRUCTOR 2 1 - 3 HOURS/WEEK Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Under general supervision of the Senior Center Community Service Coordinator II, the recreation instructor will lead a one-hour fitness class for adults 50 years and older. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following Teach fitness classes by leading and demonstrating moves and routines. Maintain a safe, friendly and inclusive class environment for all participants. Adjust class as appropriate and needed to meet the various fitness levels of class participants. Responsible for bringing music to each class. Change routines and music to keep class interesting for regular participants. Maintain documentation of drop-in and class waiver signatures Other duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age Current Group Fitness Certification or Specialty Certification Minimum one year experience of teaching in subject area Current CPR & First Aid certification Experience working with older adults High School diploma or tested equivalent License/Certificate: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, the required supplemental questions and required certification (i.e. Zumba Gold fitness, CPR, and First Aid certifications) to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full, are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this position, please contact Angela Chan by email to: angelachan@sunnyvale.ca.gov or call (408) 730-7803. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
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 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. with at least a daily 30-minute un-paid break. The City of Sunnyvale Department of Library and Recreation Services is seeking an Intern to assist with marketing projects (e.g. Activity Guide, fliers, social media), the production of special events (e.g. Hands on the Arts Festival, State of the City, Family Fall Fest) as well as assist in other work areas as needed (Arts - Gallery, Pottery Studio and Theatre; Youth, Teen, Adult and Senior recreation programming; Sports and Aquatics programming, Facility/Field Rentals and Customer Service Desk/Registration). Supervision Received and Exercised Receives general direction from the Recreation Services Coordinator 2 in the Department of Library and Recreation Services. This position may act as a lead with community members. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Creates marketing material to promote the Recreation Services recreation and social services programs successfully Maintains, enhances and provides content for social media pages on Facebook, Instagram and NextDoor Plans logistics for special events, including communicating with committee staff members, volunteers, vendors, artists and performers; ordering and organizing supplies and attending planning meetings and discussions Tracks and keep record of special event supply purchases Implements Special Events, including greeting the public and answering questions; helping with set-up and clean-up; and supporting vendors, partners, artists and performers by addressing equipment, technical, and other needs Performs a wide variety of task such as writing program descriptions, proofreading/editing marketing content, taking photos or selecting imagery to be used in marketing campaigns Prepares reports and presentations for Arts Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission or Library Board of Trustees Researches similar events in the Bay Area and beyond and suggests best practices Learns to follow all City standards related to branding and writing (Associated Press style), or as otherwise directed, and meet deadlines Represents the division at community outreach events (such as fairs, special events, etc.) by promoting recreation services programs and services Assists the Recreation Services Division with additional duties as assigned Professional Development Opportunities: Develop experience in special event planning and production Apply internet research skills and gain experience in social media marketing Improve writing skills through a variety of communication mediums (formal correspondence, marketing materials, web content) Gain experience in marketing programs and activities Gain exposure and experience in program planning in arts, sports, aquatics, youth, teens and older adult recreation Expand professional network in producing events WORKING CONDITIONS Position is required to work on the Community Center campus and may not work from home. Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination when using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision when reading and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds is also required. The job duties may expose the employee to the outdoors, which may include exposure to fumes, dust, allergens and air contaminants. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a major in Recreation, Parks, Tourism, Hospitality, Marketing/Communications, Visual Arts, Performing Arts or Theater Arts Courses or experience in marketing, event planning, recreation, parks, tourism, visual or performing arts, theater or pottery Ability to: Follow general instructions, directions and procedures while working effectually with attention to detail; Process information and data in a relevant manner to reach reasonable conclusions and make practical decisions; Demonstrate flexibility of style relative to specific job assignments, working environments, shift schedules and hours; Work effectively with others, as a contributing group or team member on multiple assignments; Communicate with high proficiency in both written and spoken English; Prioritizing assignments and workload appropriately and responding to multiple deadlines Use independent reasoning to solve programs of moderate complexity: Establish and maintain effective professional work relationships with a variety of people, including City staff, volunteers, the public and artists/performers; Perform the essential functions of this position Internet research skills, including social media and networking sites Learn Associated Press writing style Creatively solve problems as they arise Knowledge of: Art, culture, theater, sports, aquatics, older adults programming in a recreation setting Computer programs utilized in the production of marketing collateral; specifically, Microsoft Publisher, Word and Excel (Adobe Creative Suite is a plus) Dynamics of development of social media sites Basic principles of graphic design Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternative transportation as approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, the required supplemental questions, and enrollment/course verification to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full, are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this 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
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Description SENIOR WATER POLLUTION CONTROL OPERATOR Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. The next review date is Monday, January 10, 2022. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Senior Water Pollution Control Operator . The ideal candidates will have a journeyman level understanding of Wastewater Treatment and the associated equipment and controls required to operate those systems. The Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant is a Class V Wastewater Treatment Facility with Recycled Water production. The Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant is undergoing an exciting transition, we are replacing original processes, structures, and equipment with the latest treatment technologies and we would like you to be part of that upgrade. The SWPCP is currently constructing new Screening, Pumping, Grit Removal, Sedimentation, Odor Control, Power Distribution, and SCADA system as the first major replacement effort. The Plant is also in design for a new Secondary Treatment process with Dewatering and Thickening to carry the city forward in our on-going effort to protect the bay and provide high-quality Recycled Water. The Senior Water Pollution Control (WPC) Operator provides support for their team members on an assigned shift. The Senior WPC Operator, as the shift supervisor, oversees the operation, inspection, and maintenance of the treatment process, plant equipment, and facilities. The Senior WPC Operator is a reliable communicator that prioritizes tasks and ensures that Operators, Maintenance, and other team members work in a safe and productive environment. For a complete job description, please click here: Job Description Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Performs all water pollution control operator duties including, operating centrifugal pumps, piston pumps, valves, sluice gates, blowers, mechanical bar screens, chemical feeders, chlorinators, collectors, aerators, channel masters or grinders; monitors, reads and calculates the flow of water through the Water Pollution Control Plant by meters, gauges and visual inspections. Oversees and inspects the work of assigned staff, and ensures the safe, compliant and effective operation of the plant. Coordinates emergency response measures at the plant; notifies the Department of Public Safety as needed; and is familiar with contingency plans, operations, layout and activities in the facility, including the location of all pertinent records and documents. Monitors all of the plant processes to ensure that local, state, and federal regulatory requirements are met. Reviews, comments and makes recommendations on plans and specifications for Capital Improvement Projects during design and construction at the Water Pollution Control Plant. Acts as liaison and coordinator for contractors and vendors on an as-needed-basis. Operates and makes minor repairs to engines, motors, pumps, sedimentation basins, chlorinators, contact channels and other related equipment. Becomes proficient at the use and application of the Plants Computerized Maintenance Management System and issues work orders in a timely fashion to ensure equipment is properly maintained. Certifies log books entries are accurate, complete and meet established guidelines. Performs analytical tests as needed. Performs confined space entry and may oversee such entries and ensure compliance with appropriate safety regulations Conducts sampling and monitoring by boat in the outfall channel, sloughs and ponds as necessary Ensures cost effective operations through the control and monitoring of electrical and chemical usage and costs. Regulates removal of primary sludge, sedimentation tank skimming and programming of sludge cycles. Checks and reviews time cards, and ensures compliance with vacancy guidelines; assists in training assigned staff and makes recommendations for improvement when needed. May act as the Designated Operator in Charge for the Water Pollution Control Operations Manager in his/her absence. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires near and far vision when operating assigned equipment. Acute hearing is required in both the field and the office. The ability to lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds is also required. Additionally, the incumbent in this outdoor position works in all weather conditions, including wet, heat, and cold. The incumbent may be exposed to chemicals, hazardous materials, skin irritants, fumes, and solvents. The nature of the work may also require the incumbent to perform confined space entries, climb ladders, use power and noise producing tools and equipment, drive motorized vehicles and work in heavy traffic conditions. All the work at the plant requires the use of appropriate personal protective equipment and/or established safety programs to perform the job. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience : The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent, AND Three years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Chemistry, biology and operation of: primary treatment, oxidation ponds, fixed growth reactors, air flotation tanks and filtration; polymer, chlorine and sulfur dioxide additions, and other related wastewater and water reclamation technology, equipment and practices. Principles and practices necessary in the operation of filtration and disinfection for a Water Reclamation Plant. Principal and practices necessary in the operation of the Power Generation Facility and operation of related equipment. Regulatory agency guidelines as they apply to discharges of wastewater for both receiving water and water reclamation discharge. Mechanical, electrical and hydraulic principles. Safety procedures pertaining to plant operations, including the techniques for handling and storing hazardous chemicals, and responding to and reporting chemical spills and other emergencies. Skill in: The use of hand, power, mechanical, electrical and pneumatic tools, parts and support equipment including their proper identification and application. Ability to: Carry out all of Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant standard operating procedures, and operations and maintenance requirements. Read and interpret drawings, plans, schematics and specifications. Keep accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and memoranda. Supervise and train assigned staff. Perform all plant operations without direct supervision. Analyze and correct plant operations problems, and ensure continuous safe operation of the plant. Perform routine laboratory analysis for treatment and process control evaluation. Work as a an effective member of a team capable of listening, taking direction and offering support. Travel to various and remote locations in and around the Water Pollution Control Plant, surrounding ponds and landfill area. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions, and to communicate in a professional manner both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Respond to emergencies at any time of the day or night, or on weekends or holidays; occasionally perform duties for periods longer than the normal eight-hour work day or more than five days per week, or both. Work with, in, and around influents containing industrial wastes, plant process chemicals, hazardous materials, and residential sewage. Read and interpret gauges and other recording devices reflecting wastewater treatment plant operations and make complex operational adjustments based on recorded data. Wear a respirator or breathing apparatus. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Operate standard office equipment. Licenses and Certificates Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. Possession of a valid Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certificate issued by the California State Water Quality Control Board. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources . This position is open continuous. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov , Search: 'CITY JOBS'. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the next stage of the examination process, which may consist of an oral exam Those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). If selected to continue in the process, a copy of your current California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) record printout will be required. To obtain a copy, you can go to the DMV website at http://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/online/dr to purchase your record on-line for $2.00. SELECTION PROCESS Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Description POTTERY KILN TECHNICIAN (Recreation Technician) 10-18 HOURS/WEEK 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 2 self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as a pottery kiln technician. Under general supervision of the Recreation Services Coordinator, a kiln technician is responsible for firing participants' works (cone 06 and cone 10+), mixing glazes and general oversight of the pottery studio. Technician schedules are semi-flexible. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following: Load and off-load participant works. Fire 4 industrial sized kilns (2 electric and 2 gas) according to schedule. Order supplies and mix glazes for the studio. Oversee the maintenance and repairs for studio equipment. Oversee open studio hours assisting students with technical questions. Maintain a safe, friendly and inclusive environment for all participants. Report to work in a timely manner and appropriately prepared. Drying slip for disposal. 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 50 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent; AND A minimum of 2 years of experience with loading and off-loading kilns; AND A minimum of 1 year maintaining pottery equipment or equivalent maintenance experience; AND A minimum of 2 years of glazing and firing experience Knowledge of: Pottery and ceramic techniques including centering, wheel throwing, slab rolling, wedging, glazing, hand-building and low- and high-firing is required. Desirable Qualifications: A degree in pottery/ceramics. Practicing potter/ceramicist. 1 year experience teaching pottery/ceramic classes by leading and demonstrating techniques associated with the subject matter. Ability to develop class curriculum for beginners. Knowledge of alternative firing techniques . 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 If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, the required supplemental questions and required certification 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. Application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this position, please contact Kristin Dance at (408) 730-7758 or by email to: kdance@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
Dec 16, 2021
Full Time
Description Theatre Technician ( Recreation Technician) The City of Sunnyvale seeks a qualified, self-motivated, energetic, responsible individual to join our Theatre staff. Sunnyvale Theatre is a state-of-the-art, fully equipped, 200-seat venue. Home to a resident theatre company, the facility is also in demand as a rental venue for smaller performing groups, dance and music school recitals, lectures and film screenings. This position will report directly to the Technical Coordinator. Essential Job Functions ( May include, but are not limited to the following ) Staffing rentals and City-presented performances on an on-call basis (typical call length is 4 hours). Operating lighting and sound boards during performances Supervising rentals, Setting up/striking sound/lighting equipment, Working as on-deck crew, Training/supervising volunteer stagehands and house staff as needed, Assisting with equipment maintenance. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 18 years of age or older Graduation from high school or tested equivalent Technical theatre experience, including lighting and sound board operation, at college or professional level Ability to improvise lighting design/ general theatrical lighting experience is a plus Strong interpersonal communication skills (This position will include direct interaction with the public.) Good organization skills and demonstrated ability to work well both as a team member and autonomously References will be contacted 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 Sound engineering expertise (live music, theatre) 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 education 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. Experience and education must be listed on the application. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov , Search: Jobs. Application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. There are a limited number of positions and this job posting may close without notice. Employment is subject to change based on registration numbers. 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 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. 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. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this position, please contact Nathan Truitt at (408) 730-7472 or by email ntruitt@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
Dec 15, 2021
Full Time
Description Principal Applications Analyst/Project Manager Full-Time Employment Opportunity The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a dynamic Principal Application Analyst/Project Manager for the Information Technology Department. The incumbent will lead, the departmental applications support team, a small team dedicated to providing analytical and technical support that focuses on providing 24x7 support to the public-facing departments. The team focuses mainly on supporting Public Safety (Fire, Police, and Emergency) Systems along with Land Management, Recreation and Library Services Systems, Work-Order Management, and Laboratory Information Management Systems. Strong project/program management skills and experience in implementing and supporting applications, defining requirements, performing systems analysis, and business process redesign are essential for this role. This position interacts with department staff as well as the public and the ideal candidate should demonstrate exceptional ability to effectively and efficiently communicate with staff, consultants, contractors, developers, public, and other project stakeholders. 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): Supervises assigned IT staff; provides mentorship, guidance and direction; prepares and delivers evaluations of assigned staff. Assists in the development and implementation of department and unit goals, objectives policies and procedures and correspondingly aligns to goals of assigned staff. Represents the Information Technology Department in interdepartmental, interagency and public meetings; acts as staff to and/or serves on Citywide, Regional or Inter-Agency committees and task forces. Analyzes, designs, validates, and documents business processes and system requirements using standard tools and methodologies for the development or procurement of software systems. Oversees the planning, design, configuration, implementation and support of applications, interfaces, business intelligence (BI) analytics or reports in compliance with the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) to achieve optimum performance and security. Communicates effectively with internal clients and vendors to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions. Specifies, designs, documents, and develops complex extracts, transforms, and loads (ETL) processes to ensure accessibility of data from business systems for reports or use by other systems. Schedules, coordinates, and performs system maintenance tasks to ensure system availability meets department's business needs. Coaches, mentors, and trains city staff through both formal and informal training programs. Completes service requests in a timely manner and provides support to end users. Assigns service requests, incidents, and problem tickets to team members ensuring the team contributes to the department's performance/service metrics. Proactively designs and ensures secure applications, in external-facing web applications to safeguard against common threats and vulnerabilities. Develops contract specifications, coordinates services, and monitors terms and agreements provided by vendors and independent contractors. Establishes, publishes, and executes project plans based on Project Management guidelines and leads the project team (IT, department and/or vendor resources) or participates in projects according to the plan, to include carrying out the IT Strategic Plan (ITSP). Conducts, leads or assigns and oversees business analysis and design session activities for procurement or upgrade of application systems, ensuring complete documentation. May report to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in a major event. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of assigned staff. Participate in budget preparation and administration for projects; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; manage and supervise staff; motivate staff and manage effective teams. 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 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 Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the one of the following ways: A Technology Certificate from an accredited college or trade school in information technology, computer applications, web technologies, computer information systems, application development, database design, programming, technology project management or related field AND eight years of experience in any three of the focus areas; OR An Associate's degree or have completed 60 semester or 90 quarter units at an accredited college or university in business information systems, computer science, information technology, software information systems or related field AND eight years of experience in any three of the focus areas; OR A Bachelor's degree or four years of full-time post-secondary education from an accredited college or university with concentration in computer science, information technology, engineering, informatics, web science, business information systems or related field AND seven years of experience in any three of the focus areas; OR At least one of Project Management Professional (PMP), Program Management Professional (PgMP); or two of Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certification in Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA), Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), Project Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP), SQL Certification or Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) certificate AND eight years of experience in any three of the focus areas. NOTE: A Master's of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of excellent customer service. Project management methodology from Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), including risk, communication and resource management planning. Advanced principles and practices of IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL). Advanced principles and practices of IT Service Management (ITSM) systems to include Incident/Problem Management; Request Fulfilment; Knowledgebase; Asset Management and IT Service Catalogs. Advanced knowledge of Business Analysis Core Concept Model (BACCM) framework defined in Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK). Contemporary industry practices in Business Analysis, Project Management and SaaS or Cloud-based implementations. Database design and intermediate database administration of platforms like SQL Server and Oracle. Contemporary object-oriented programming languages and associated best practices. Advanced principles and practices of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Requirements Management, Configuration Management, and software issue tracking. Advanced principles and practices of Business Intelligence (BI), reporting, data warehousing and scripting. Current developments and trends of requirements analysis, application implementation and/or project management. Principles and practices of budget monitoring. Advanced principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Methods and techniques to motivate staff and manage effective teams. Applicable industry and safety codes and standards. Cybersecurity practices and procedures. Ability to: Provide excellent customer service. Supervise, coach, guide, and mentor team members. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Assess the costs of IT operations and developing cost-efficient solutions. Supervise the work of subordinate employees and maintain functional relationships with technical and non-technical staff. Effectively analyze and troubleshoot system problems, and propose and implement solutions. Coordinate and execute project activities, resources, schedule with project teams in a matrix environment to measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques. Design, develop and implement application systems, interfaces, reports and scripts. Translate user defined requirements into specifications and features. Assess the risks and costs of IT operations and developing cost-efficient solutions. Lead complex IT projects in support of the IT Strategic Plan and goals of the City. Establish, maintain, and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public; work independently and as a member of a team. Effectively organize, prioritize, follow-up and use good judgment on work assignments to meet established deadlines. Apply appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in scope, schedule, and cost. Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques. Develop training programs and materials and provides training to users and technical staff. Determine needs for and/or develop administrative/operational policy proposals. 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 at time of hire and continued maintenance of a valid 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 Previous experience working in a public agency. Proven track record of implementing new software solutions within an organization and/or successfully leading a complex IT project. Proven track record of motivating teams and providing supervision to high-performing teams. Possession and maintenance of Project Management Professional (PMP) Possession and maintenance of Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) Possession and maintenance of Certification in Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA) Possession and maintenance of Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) Possession and maintenance of Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Possession and maintenance of Information Technology Information Library (ITIL) certification. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 24, 2022 (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click 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. 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 tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, February 2 , 2022 . (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates that receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be invited to participate in a selection interview with the department tentatively scheduled on Wednesday, February 9 , 2022 . Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION 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: 1/24/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Dec 11, 2021
Full Time
Description RECREATION STAFF CASUAL RECREATION ASSISTANTS & SPORTS OFFICALS 5 - 25 HOURS/WEEK (Flexible) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Recreation Services Division has multiple program support staff openings across many recreation programs and activities. We serve youth, adults and older adults and have opportunities for flexible working hours (i.e., morning, after school, evenings, lunch time, weekends, etc.). Individuals may choose to work one assignment or multiple assignments and flexible work hours are possible to accommodate school schedules and/or other work commitments. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following: Follow directions from a Program Lead in delivering high quality recreation programs/activities/classes (i.e., after-school programs, youth recreation camps, youth basketball league, senior lunch program, fitness room, facilities set up/break down) Provide excellent customer service, relating to a wide variety of people, situations and experiences Ability to work well with others in team setting or independently Assist with collecting fees, taking attendance and sign-in & out procedures Assist with program/activity/class set up and break down Other duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work-related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Experience interacting with the public Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision or in team with other staff DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Farsi Possess a valid CA driver's license College courses in education, social service, recreation, human services, etc. Experience working directly with the public in a recreation or education setting. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook) Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application, supplemental questions, and resume to Human Resources Department. City of Sunnyvale employment paper application can be downloaded from the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at fbrand @sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Nancy Grove at (408) 730-7363 or email: ngrove@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Dec 11, 2021
Full Time
Description CASUAL RECREATION SPECIALIST/LEAD 5 - 25 HOURS/WEEK (Flexible) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Recreation Services Division has multiple program lead staff openings across many recreation programs and activities. We serve youth, adults and older adults and have opportunities for flexible working hours (i.e., morning, after school, evenings, lunch time, weekends, etc.). Individuals may choose to work one assignment or multiple assignments and flexible work hours are possible to accommodate school schedules and/or other commitments. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following: Organize and lead activities such as arts & crafts, sports & games, health & fitness Supervise participants, volunteers and program support staff during programs/activities Take attendance and administer/organize other paperwork and forms as needed Issue, maintain and store equipment and supplies Suggest and develop activities as appropriate to enhance program/activity Interact and communicate effectively with children, parents, caregivers, volunteers and City staff Ensure the safety and well-being of program participants, support staff and volunteers Responsible for program staff development, training and supervision (i.e. staff meetings) Other duties as assigned WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work-related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 18 years old High School Diploma or GED Two years of experience in specific program area (recreation, after school, health & fitness) or population (youth, adults, older adults, special population) identified above Experience interacting with the public Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Experience with staff/volunteer supervision or support DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Possess a valid CA Class C driver's license and a safe driving record Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Farsi Willingness to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification (paid training) College courses in education, social service, recreation, human services, etc. Experience working directly with the public in a recreation or education setting. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook) Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application, supplemental questions, and resume to Human Resources Department. City of Sunnyvale employment paper application can be downloaded from the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at fbrand @sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Nancy Grove at (408) 730-7363 or email: ngrove@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Dec 11, 2021
Full Time
Description CASUAL RECREATION INSTRUCTOR 1 5 - 25 HOURS/WEEK (Flexible) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Recreation Services Division has multiple recreation instructor openings across many recreation programs and activities. We serve youth, adults and older adults and have opportunities for flexible working hours (i.e., morning, after school, evenings, lunch time, weekends, etc.). Individuals may choose to work one assignment or multiple assignments and flexible work hours are possible to accommodate school schedules and/or other commitments. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following: Teach or lead specific activities or class such as preschool, fitness, specialty (art, robotics, etc.) Maintain a safe, friendly and inclusive class/activity environment for all Adjust activity or class as appropriate or needed to meet the various needs/levels of participants Responsible for activity/class set up, break down, preparation and equipment as needed Take attendance and administer/organize other paperwork and forms as needed Interact and communicate effectively with participants, families, caregivers, volunteers and City staff Other duties as assigned WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work-related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 18 years old High School Diploma or GED One year of experience in specific class/activity area (fitness, enrichment or specialty) and/or population (young children, youth, adults, older adults, special population) identified above Experience interacting with the public DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Possess a valid CA Class C driver's license and a safe driving record Willingness to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification (paid training). Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application, supplemental questions, and resume to Human Resources Department. City of Sunnyvale employment paper application can be downloaded from the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at fbrand @sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Nancy Grove at (408) 730-7363 or email: ngrove@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous