City of Tustin

Encompassing over 11 square miles in the heart of Orange County, the City of Tustin (population 83,000 and growing) offers an exceptional quality of life complemented by an ideal Southern California climate. Just 37 miles southeast of Los Angeles, this vibrant City of Trees is known for its low crime rate, superior schools, quality neighborhoods, premium parks and recreation facilities, and cultural and entertainment amenities.

Tustin is conveniently located at the crossroads of the 5 and 55 Freeways, making numerous regional attractions—beaches, performing arts centers, major sports venues, and recreational facilities—easily accessible. Hillside areas offer sweeping panoramic views of the Pacific Coast and Saddleback Mountains, and the City’s picturesque “Old Town” neighborhood, born in the late 1800s, is currently experiencing a renaissance, with a number of new developments and improvements on the horizon.

Combining an historic sense of place with an eye toward the future, Tustin is home to a diverse industrial commercial base that includes flexible technology centers, computer component development, and manufacturing. The Tustin Legacy project is developing the shuttered Tustin Marine Corps Air Station into residential and commercial areas that are designed to connect business and people to neighborhoods and pathways, open space and trails, local history and educational centers.

The District at Tustin Legacy, the Tustin Market Place, the Tustin Auto Center, and Old Town Tustin are all bustling centers of the City’s cultural and economic activity. A weekly farmer’s market and numerous city-sponsored annual events, including the Tustin Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off and the long-running Tustin Tiller Days, contribute to Tustin’s sense of community and connection.

 

20 job(s) at City of Tustin

City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Part Time
Description THE CITY OF TUSTIN: Tustin is a vibrant and charming city nestled in the heart of Orange County. It remains true to its quaint heritage while warmly welcoming neighbors and planning for purposeful growth in the future. Called home by a passionate and diverse community, Tustin is a place for all generations and every walk of life. Behind this beloved community, there is a team of practiced public servants who steward the City’s future while maintaining its unique charm and rich history. By balancing the needs of today with optimism for tomorrow, the City of Tustin works to realize its vision of a safe, high-quality and thriving community. THE TUSTIN PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: The Tustin Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in creating community through people, parks and programs. The Tustin Parks and Recreation Department is an award-winning department and was a recipient of the California Park & Recreation Society’s District 10 Hall of Fame Award, the highest honor to be awarded in recognition of an outstanding District 10 facility, park or program that has made a substantial and meaningful impact on the community and the members it serves. Join our team and help the Tustin Parks and Recreation Department continue to serve the community in ways that truly make a difference! THE POSITION: The City of Tustin's Parks and Recreation Department is looking to hire reliable, self-motivated individuals who value integrity, customer service, and community engagement for the part-time position of Office Assistant. An employee in this classification works under established guidelines and procedures to perform routine clerical duties in support of the department. Given that this is a part-time, at-will, non-benefitted position, hours will be limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Hours worked may vary significantly from week to week. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Application materials will be carefully reviewed to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Those who meet the minimum qualifications for the position will be invited to complete an online assessment of basic work skills. Those determined to be most qualified for the position may be invited to participate in a one-way recorded video interview and following, panel interviews will be conducted. All candidates who pass the panel interview will earn placement on the eligible list, which may be used for current and future vacancies in the job classification. TO BE CONSIDERED, A TYPING CERTIFICATION (30 NWPM) WILL BE REQUIRED . FOR TYPING CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS, CLICK HERE . Examples of Duties As a part-time Office Assistant, incumbents will perform a wide variety of duties. Examples of these duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Greets and receives visitors and answers incoming calls; answers routine questions and provides basic departmental information; distributes forms, permits, and informational materials; routes or directs individuals to supervisors, staff members, or external agencies as appropriate • Types, formats, proofreads, and prints letters, publications, forms, flyers, spreadsheets, and reports from notes, drafts, and oral instructions; prepares routine correspondence • Enters, updates, and retrieves data in paper and electronic files; files, scans, and archives documents • Opens, sorts, and distributes incoming mail; copies, sorts, and distributes documents; sends and receives faxes and e-mail; routes documents for required signatures • Schedules conference rooms and facilities for meetings and events; registers participants in classes and sports programs; collects and processes fees; issues receipts, permits, and contracts • Provides backup support for other administrative support staff Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: Education and/or Experience: Graduation from high school and one (1) year of general clerical experience. Knowledge of: • Proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation • Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting • Standard business software, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs Skill to: • Operate various types of standard office equipment including a personal computer and related software • Operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner Ability to: • Exercise sound judgment within established guidelines • Establish and maintain courteous, cooperative, and effective working relationships with staff, management, the general public, and others encountered in the course of work • Maintain professionalism, courtesy, and composure at all times, including stressful situations and handle disputes and complaints in a calm, courteous, and tactful manner • Prepare and maintain accurate and precise written documents such as reports, records, forms, and correspondence • Understand and follow oral and written instructions • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing • Perform basic arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy • Type accurately at a speed of at least 30 net words per minute Licenses and/or Certificates: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and an acceptable driving record. Special Requirements: Applicants must provide a typing certification indicating a net typing speed of 30 words per minute . For typing certification requirements, please click here . Working Conditions & Physical Demands Information on the physical demands, mental demands, and work environment for the position can be found by following the link here . The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment for this group is at-will and based on continued programmatic needs. No guarantees are made related to hours or longevity. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees do not receive health, retirement, or any other benefits unless otherwise required by law . DEFERRED COMPENSATION In lieu of Social Security, e mployees are required to contribute 5.5% of salary on a pre-tax basis every pay period to an OBRA 457 deferred compensation plan. The City contributes an additional 2%, for a total combined contribution of 7.5%. Closing Date/Time: 3/19/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Tustin Finance Department is currently seeking applicants for an Accountant. Under general supervision, an Accountant analyzes financial information and prepares reports and records pertaining to the City's financial activities. The Accountant is a journey level professional accounting classification. An incumbent in this classification is expected to exercise independent judgment to perform a full range of municipal accounting duties. Work is performed within a framework of established procedures and with only occasional instruction or assistance. In contrast with the Senior Accounting Technician, the Accountant requires professional accounting training and experience, has broader decision-making authority, and performs difficult and complex statistical and financial work that involves discretion and independent judgment. Supervision Received and Exercised: Receives general supervision from Finance Department management staff. Provides technical and functional supervision to Senior Accounting Specialists and Accounting Specialists. Selection Process: Application materials will be carefully reviewed to identify those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for this position. A written exam is tentatively scheduled for the week of March 25, 2024. Individuals who are best qualified will be invited to participate in a panel interview. All candidates who pass the panel interview will earn placement on the eligible list, which may be used for current and future vacancies in the job classification. Examples of Duties Duties may include , but are not limited to, the following: Coordinates and prepares postings, balancing, and reconciliation of the General Ledger and subsidiary accounts; prepares bank reconciliation statements including all related fees, interest revenue and interest allocation Reviews, analyzes, and audits financial records and transactions to ensure completeness and accuracy of information and calculations; prepares journal entries for adjusting and correcting records as necessary Analyzes, reconciles, and maintains records of various financial accounts; verifies availability of funds and classification of expenditures; researches and analyzes transactions to resolve problems and ensure adherence to budget Prepares a variety of financial reports, statements, and schedules for internal use and as required by county, state, and federal agencies; assists with the preparation of financial statements for the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR); conducts research and analysis of financial information; reconciles related data for submission; prepares notes, tables, and charts for inclusion in reports Performs comprehensive research of financial activity, maintains and provides analysis that includes but not limited to various funds, loan receivables, long-term debt, Community Facilities Districts (CFD) activity, deposit accounts, and grants Provides technical guidance and training to technical and clerical accounting staff Serves as a technical resource to City staff; provides advice and technical assistance related to accounting procedures and financial system processes Analyzes financial documentation processes to ensure accuracy of financial reporting. Assists in the development of streamlining the financial report process and continuously analyzes information to develop more effective procedures and reports, Identifies areas for improvement and makes recommendations for changes Participates in the year-end close. Provides technical support for audits; conducts research, provides analyses, and prepares reconciliation and audit schedules for independent auditors Develops, monitors, research, and maintains records on the City's fixed assets; records asset additions and deletions; determines value of assets; calculates and records depreciation schedules Participates in the preparation of various support schedules including, but not limited to the annual compensation report, possessory interest, certificates of Maintenance of Effort, and actuarial valuation of the Other Post-Employment Medical Benefits Plan Participates in departmental budget preparation and administration; analyzes expenditures and revenue transactions against budget projections and historical data; prepares worksheets and summaries of budget data Assists with implementation of new GASB pronouncements Prepares required reports for county, state and federal agencies Other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications A combination of education , experience , and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes : Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration or a related field is required. Two (2) years of professional experience in governmental or non-profit fund accounting is desirable. Licenses and/or Certificates: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and an acceptable driving record. Special Requirements: Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination and administrative screening. Knowledge of: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), practices, and methods of modern accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting Federal, state, and local laws, regulations and guidelines Standard business software, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs, as well as specialized accounting software Skill to: Operate various types of standard office equipment including a personal computer and related software Operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner Ability to: Use of software such as Excel functions to compare, count, pivot, vlookup, differentiate, measure and/or sort to assemble and transcribe data in simple and useful manner. Ability to classify, compute, tabulate and categorize data Evaluate situations, identify problems, and exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines Effectively and accurately analyze data and information using established criteria in order to determine consequences, identify alternatives, and draw logical conclusions Prepare accurate, comprehensive, and precise financial statements, reports, and analyses Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing Establish and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with staff, management, and others encountered in the course of work Interpret, explain, and apply pertinent policies, procedures, and standards Plan, organize, and prioritize projects and tasks in order to meet strict deadlines Working Conditions & Physical Demands The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class . Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions . Physical Demands : The position requires constant sitting and occasional walking and standing. The employee is expected to talk and hear, with staff, vendors, and the general public in person and by telephone. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The employee uses hands to operate, finger, handle or touch office equipment; and reach with hands and arms. The employee bends, stoops, or squats to access, place and retrieve files, supplies and records, and reaches, lifts, and move records and documents weighing up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus to read and operate office equipment as necessary during the course of the work assignments. Mental Demands : Employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data; use math and mathematical reasoning; analyze and solve problems; learn and apply new information; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; meet intensive and changing deadlines and interact with City staff, customers, vendors, contractors, and the public. Work Environment: The employee typically works in office conditions; the noise level is frequently quiet or moderately quiet, at or below 85 decibels. The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City willprovide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. The City of Tustin offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit program that includes: FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN The City provides a specific dollar amount to each employee to use toward the purchase of individual or family health coverage, dental plans, vision coverage, additional life insurance, deferred compensation, and other optional benefits. Currently, the flexible benefit amount for Employee + 2 is $1735per month. The City contracts through CalPERS medical program (PEMHCA) which offers multiple PPO and HMO options for health insurance providers. Employees also have the choice of Delta Dental PPO or HMO plans. RETIREMENT Employees will be enrolled in a defined benefit (pension) plan with the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS determines the retirement plan in which a new employee will be enrolled based on the individual's membership status with CalPERS or a reciprocal retirement system on the individual's first day of employment with the City. Classic CalPERS members will be enrolled in the 2% @ 60 plan, with an employee contribution of 10% (pre-tax). New CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the 2% @ 62 plan, with an employee contribution of 6.25% (pre-tax). The City does not participate in Social Security, though participation Medicare is mandatory (1.45% employee contribution). DEFERRED COMPENSATION Employees may defer earnings, on a pre-tax basis, into a 457 deferred compensation program. This is an optional program and the City contracts with Nationwide Retirement Services. GENERAL LEAVE General Leave may be used for vacation and/or illness. Annual accrual amounts increase from 160 to 248 with years of service. HOLIDAYS The City has 13paid holidays per calendar year. LIFE INSURANCE Full-Time employees receive a $100,000 life insurance policy. LONG-TERM DISABILITY The Long-Term disability program provides 60% of the employees' income when the employee becomes disabled because of an illness, injury or accident. ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULE The 9/80 alternative work schedule is available for most full-time positions. RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE Employees who retire from the City of Tustin with ten (10) years of full-time service and continue enrollment in the City's health plan are eligible for reimbursement of $250 per month toward retiree health insurance costs. Employees first hired into a benefitted position with the City of Tustin prior to July 1, 2011 are eligible for this benefit after five (5) years of service. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT After passing the probationary period, employees may request reimbursement up to a maximum of $4000 per calendar year for tuition and related expenses when attending a community college or four year university. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Employees are enrolled in an Employee Assistance Program that provides a variety of legal and counseling services. MEDICARE All newly hired employees contribute a portion of gross salary for Medicare coverage. The employee contribution to Medicare is 1.45%. SECTION 125 MEDICAL & DEPENDENT CARE PROGRAM The section 125 program is optional for employees and provides a method to pay medical and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis. SPECIALITY PAY The City has specialty pay for designated positions. Examples of specialty pay include Bilingual Pay, Water Certificate Pay, Stand-by Pay, Call-Back Pay, and Shift Differential. Closing Date/Time: 3/18/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Feb 14, 2024
Full Time
Description This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time. The first review date is March 8, 2024. The City of Tustin is currently seeking applicants for Building Permit Technician or Senior Building Permit Technician . Position may be filled at either level depending on qualifications. Under general supervision, assists the public at the Building Division counter and receives, reviews, and processes building permit applications. Building Permit Technician is the primary point of contact with property owners, developers, contractors, and other members of the public regarding requests pertaining to the building permit process and permit activity for building activities such as additions or alterations to residential, commercial, and industrial buildings, pools, patios, fences, and tenant improvements. An employee in this classification is expected to respond to related technical questions and provide accurate information in a timely manner. The Building Permit Technician must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and deal with difficult individuals in a courteous and constructive manner. Senior Building Permit Technician is the advanced journey level (lead) classification in the City’s Building Permit Technician series. Employees at this level are assigned the most complex and sensitive tasks of the work unit and are expected to work with a high degree of independence on routine matters. Senior Building Permit Technician is distinguished from Building Permit Technician in that the incumbent has specialized expertise, knowledge, and skill in processing building permits and provides technical and functional direction to lower-level building permit staff. Supervision Received and Exercised: Receives general supervision from the Building Official. No supervision is exercised for the Building Permit Technician. Senior Building Permit Technician provides technical and functional direction to Building Permit Technicians. Selection Process: Application materials will be carefully reviewed to identify those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Individuals who are best qualified will be invited to participate in a panel interview. All candidates who pass the panel interview will earn placement on the eligible list, which may be used for current and future vacancies in the job classification. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following for B uilding Permit Technician and Senior Building Permit Technician: Assists property owners, contractors, developers, architects, engineers, and other members of the public at the Building Division counter, over the telephone and via email; provides information regarding project status and building permit requirements, procedures, and history Processes applications for the issuance of building development and construction permits; reviews permit applications and building plans and specifications for completeness and compliance with appropriate codes and standards; routes submitted plans to plan check consultants, planning and engineering staff for in-depth review Prepares approved plans for issuance by verifying all information is complete and accurate and collecting signatures from planners, public works engineers, and building plan checkers Calculates permit fees in accordance with established fee schedules; issues appropriate permits and receipts for payment Verifies final inspection clearance with all City inspection, planning, engineering, and fire requirements and issues certificates of occupancy Enters, updates, and retrieves permit status information in permit tracking database; conducts research on past and current file activity; prepares statistical reports of departmental activity such as permits issued and fees collected Files permits and plans; prepares permits and plans for archival scanning; assembles files and other requested information for public records requests Refers customers to appropriate planning, inspection, plan check, and engineering staff as necessary for matters that require detailed technical review and explanation Compiles data and prepares statistical reports for management and other public agencies Provides coverage for the Planning counters, as necessary In addition to the duties above, Senior Building Permit Technicians also: Serves as the City’s lead building permit technician; takes responsibility for the most complex and/or sensitive building permits Provides technical and functional direction to building permit staff; reviews the work of others to help ensure the quality of work Assists supervisor with planning, scheduling, prioritizing, and assigning building permit activities Trains employees in work principles, practices, methods, policies, procedures, and applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, codes, and regulations Assists with the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards; assists in developing work plans, procedures, and schedules; makes recommendations for policy and procedure improvements Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: Education and/or Experience: Building Permit Technician: Graduation from high school; and two (2) years of administrative support and customer service experience in the building construction industry. Senior Building Permit Technician : Graduation from high school; and two (2) years of municipal building permit technician experience. Licenses and/or Certificates : Possession of a Permit Technician Certification by the International Code Council (ICC) is desirable. Special Requirements : S atisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination and administrative screening. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES Knowledge of : Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including administrative and department policies and procedures Basic principles and terminology of building construction Basic mathematical principles, including decimals and percentages Proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting Standard business software, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs Skill to : Operate various types of standard office equipment including a personal computer and related software Ability to : Interpret, explain, and apply federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to the building permit process Establish and maintain courteous, cooperative, and effective working relationships with property owners, contractors, developers, the general public, and others encountered in the course of work Maintain professionalism, courtesy, and composure at all times, including stressful situations and handle disputes and complaints in a calm, courteous, and tactful manner Effectively provide and explain technical information in a non-technical manner Prepare, track, and maintain accurate and complete records Understand and follow oral and written instructions Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing Analyze data and draw logical conclusions Perform assignments with a high degree of independence Handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet established deadlines Working Conditions & Physical Demands The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands: An employee in this class is regularly required to sit and frequently stand and walk to and from the public building counter. The employee is expected to talk or hear, in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift and carry records and documents, typically weighing less than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus to read and operate office equipment as necessary during the course of the work assignments. Mental Demands: While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data; use math and mathematical reasoning; analyze and solve problems; learn and apply new information; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; meet intensive and changing deadlines and interact with City staff, customers, vendors, contractors, and the public. Work Environment: The employee typically works in office conditions; the noise level is frequently quiet or moderately quiet, at or below 85 decibels level. The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. The City of Tustin offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit program that includes: FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN The City provides a specific dollar amount to each employee to use toward the purchase of individual or family health coverage, dental plans, vision coverage, additional life insurance, deferred compensation, and other optional benefits. Currently, the flexible benefit amount for Employee + 2 is $1735per month. The City contracts through CalPERS medical program (PEMHCA) which offers multiple PPO and HMO options for health insurance providers. Employees also have the choice of Delta Dental PPO or HMO plans. RETIREMENT Employees will be enrolled in a defined benefit (pension) plan with the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS determines the retirement plan in which a new employee will be enrolled based on the individual's membership status with CalPERS or a reciprocal retirement system on the individual's first day of employment with the City. Classic CalPERS members will be enrolled in the 2% @ 60 plan, with an employee contribution of 10% (pre-tax). New CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the 2% @ 62 plan, with an employee contribution of 6.25% (pre-tax). The City does not participate in Social Security, though participation Medicare is mandatory (1.45% employee contribution). DEFERRED COMPENSATION Employees may defer earnings, on a pre-tax basis, into a 457 deferred compensation program. This is an optional program and the City contracts with Nationwide Retirement Services. GENERAL LEAVE General Leave may be used for vacation and/or illness. Annual accrual amounts increase from 160 to 248 with years of service. HOLIDAYS The City has 13paid holidays per calendar year. LIFE INSURANCE Full-Time employees receive a $100,000 life insurance policy. LONG-TERM DISABILITY The Long-Term disability program provides 60% of the employees' income when the employee becomes disabled because of an illness, injury or accident. ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULE The 9/80 alternative work schedule is available for most full-time positions. RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE Employees who retire from the City of Tustin with ten (10) years of full-time service and continue enrollment in the City's health plan are eligible for reimbursement of $250 per month toward retiree health insurance costs. Employees first hired into a benefitted position with the City of Tustin prior to July 1, 2011 are eligible for this benefit after five (5) years of service. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT After passing the probationary period, employees may request reimbursement up to a maximum of $4000 per calendar year for tuition and related expenses when attending a community college or four year university. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Employees are enrolled in an Employee Assistance Program that provides a variety of legal and counseling services. MEDICARE All newly hired employees contribute a portion of gross salary for Medicare coverage. The employee contribution to Medicare is 1.45%. SECTION 125 MEDICAL & DEPENDENT CARE PROGRAM The section 125 program is optional for employees and provides a method to pay medical and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis. SPECIALITY PAY The City has specialty pay for designated positions. Examples of specialty pay include Bilingual Pay, Water Certificate Pay, Stand-by Pay, Call-Back Pay, and Shift Differential. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 19, 2024
Part Time
Description THE TUSTIN PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: The Tustin Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in creating community through people, parks and programs. The Tustin Parks and Recreation Department is an award-winning department and was a recipient of the California Park & Recreation Society’s District 10 Hall of Fame Award, the highest honor to be awarded in recognition of an outstanding District 10 facility, park or program that has made a substantial and meaningful impact on the community and the members it serves. Join our team and help the Tustin Parks and Recreation Department continue to serve the community in ways that truly make a difference! THE POSITION: The Tustin Parks and Recreation Department is looking to hire motivated and reliable individuals who want to use their skills to serve their community in the part-time position of Recreation Facilities Assistant. A Recreation Facilities Assistant is primarily tasked with setting up facilities for meetings, recreation classes, and special events. Incumbents are also tasked with performing facility maintenance duties at various City locations such as the Community Center, Family and Youth Center, Recreation Center, Senior Center, and City Hall. Given that this position requires frequent interaction with the public, including children, teenagers, and senior citizens, the ideal candidate will have an innate ability to deal effectively and courteously with others while representing the City in a positive manner. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Application materials will be carefully reviewed to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Those who are best qualified may then be invited to participate in a recorded video interview. The top remaining candidates may then be invited to participate in a panel interview. Those who pass the recorded video interview and/or panel interview will earn placement on the eligible list, which may be used for current and future vacancies in the job classification. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. Examples of Duties As a part-time Recreation Facilities Assistant, incumbents will perform a wide variety of duties. Examples of these duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Moves and arranges tables, chairs, fitness equipment, and heavy objects to set up City facilities for scheduled recreation classes, City Council meetings, and other scheduled events; sets up audio-video equipment • Opens facilities by unlocking doors, and turning on lights, security system, and air conditioning; secures facilities after use by ensuring doors and equipment are locked and turned off • Monitors facilities for safety hazards; cleans up spills and clears walkways and doorways of obstructions • Provides customer service to facility patrons by answering questions and providing information regarding facilities and recreation programs • Assists with operation of special events such as Tustin Tiller Days and the Street Fair & Chili Cookoff; sets up and takes down booths and tables; delivers supplies and equipment; monitors event to ensure area is free of debris and safety hazards • Assists with the maintenance of facility interiors by emptying trash receptacles and spot cleaning floors, windows, counters, sinks, furniture, and walls on an as-needed basis using a vacuum, mop, broom, and other cleaning equipment • Assists with the maintenance of facility exteriors on an as-needed basis using a leaf blower, power washer, broom, and related tools • Performs light maintenance duties such as replacing light bulbs, painting, patching walls, and performing minor repairs; reports serious maintenance issues to supervisor • Travels to and from various City facilities in a safe and timely manner by driving a City vehicle Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school; and one (1) year of experience working in a position that involved extensive customer service or public interaction. LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATES: Possession of a valid Class C California driver's license and an acceptable driving record. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination and administrative screening. Required to work intermittent shifts that may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. To view the knowledge, skills, & abilities expected of the position, please follow the link here . Working Conditions & Physical Demands Information on the physical demands, mental demands, and work environment for the position can be found by following the link here . The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment for this group is at-will and based on continued programmatic needs. No guarantees are made related to hours or longevity. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees do not receive health, retirement, or any other benefits unless otherwise required by law . DEFERRED COMPENSATION In lieu of Social Security, e mployees are required to contribute 5.5% of salary on a pre-tax basis every pay period to an OBRA 457 deferred compensation plan. The City contributes an additional 2%, for a total combined contribution of 7.5%. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 19, 2024
Part Time
Description THE TUSTIN PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: The Tustin Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in creating community through people, parks and programs. The Tustin Parks and Recreation Department is an award-winning department and was a recipient of the California Park & Recreation Society’s District 10 Hall of Fame Award, the highest honor to be awarded in recognition of an outstanding District 10 facility, park or program that has made a substantial and meaningful impact on the community and the members it serves. Join our team and help the Tustin Parks and Recreation Department continue to serve the community in ways that truly make a difference! T HE POSITION: The Tustin Parks and Recreation Department is looking to hire individuals who want to use their talents and creativity to serve their community at various parks, programs, events and facilities for the part-time position of Recreation Leader I/II. To view our hiring flyer with additional information on Tustin’s youth programs, special events, parks and facilities and adult sports leagues, please click here . Given that this is a part-time, at-will, non-benefitted position, hours will be limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees may be assigned to work year-round or seasonally and hours worked may vary significantly from week to week. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Application materials will be carefully reviewed to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Those who meet the minimum qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a one-way recorded video interview. Those who pass the one-way recorded video interview will earn placement on the eligible list, which may be used for current and future vacancies in the job classification. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. Examples of Duties To view an extensive list of the duties of the position, please follow the link here . Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes : Education and/or Experience: Recreation Leader I : None required. Completion of some high school courses is desirable. Paid or volunteer experience working with children or others in a recreational setting is desirable. Recreation Leader II : Graduation from high school; and one (1) year of experience as a Recreation Leader I. Licenses and/or Certificates : Recreation Leader I : Valid First Aid and CPR certificates are required within six (6) months of employment. Recreation Leader II : Valid First Aid and CPR certificates are required within six (6) months of employment. If assigned to transport passengers, a valid California Class B commercial driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Special Requirements : Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age by the first day of employment. Some positions may require individuals to be at least eighteen (18) years of age by the first day of employment. Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination and administrative screening. May be required to work extended or irregular hours which may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Bilingual skills are desirable. To view the knowledge, skills, & abilities expected of the position, please follow the link here . Working Conditions & Physical Demands Information on the physical demands, mental demands, and work environment for the position can be found by following the link here . The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment for this group is at-will and based on continued programmatic needs. No guarantees are made related to hours or longevity. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees do not receive health, retirement, or any other benefits unless otherwise required by law . DEFERRED COMPENSATION In lieu of Social Security, e mployees are required to contribute 5.5% of salary on a pre-tax basis every pay period to an OBRA 457 deferred compensation plan. The City contributes an additional 2%, for a total combined contribution of 7.5%. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 19, 2024
Part Time
Description THE TUSTIN PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: The Tustin Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in creating community through people, parks and programs. The Tustin Parks and Recreation Department is an award-winning department and was a recipient of the California Park & Recreation Society’s District 10 Hall of Fame Award, the highest honor to be awarded in recognition of an outstanding District 10 facility, park or program that has made a substantial and meaningful impact on the community and the members it serves. Join our team and help the Tustin Parks and Recreation Department continue to serve the community in ways that truly make a difference! THE POSITION: The Tustin Parks and Recreation Department is looking to hire individuals who want to use their leadership and creativity to serve their community at various parks, programs, events and facilities in the part-time position of Recreation Program Assistant. To view our hiring flyer with additional information please click here . Given that this is a part-time, at-will, non-benefitted position, hours will be limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees may be assigned to work year-round or seasonally and hours worked may vary significantly from week to week. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Application materials will be carefully reviewed to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Those who are best qualified may then be invited to participate in a recorded video interview. The top remaining candidates may then be invited to participate in a panel interview. Those who pass the recorded video interview and/or panel interview will earn placement on the eligible list, which may be used for current and future vacancies in the job classification. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. Examples of Duties As a part-time Recreation Program Assistant, incumbents will perform a wide variety of duties. Examples of these duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Assists a Recreation Coordinator with planning, developing, and organizing recreation programs and special events • Implements specific recreation activities such as dances, luncheons, games, and sporting events; plans event activities and assigns staff to required duties • Prepares promotional materials for scheduled events, including brochures, posters, advertisements, and flyers • Assists in monitoring the daily operations and activities of a recreation facility; monitors performance of Recreation Leader staff; ensures rules and procedures are followed by patrons • Prepares equipment, fields, and facilities for assigned activities • Assists with registering participants in classes and sports programs and booking facilities for events; collects and processes fees; maintains files and records of transactions and schedules • Provides assistance to facility patrons and the general public; answers questions regarding facility usage and program, activity, and event specifics; responds to requests for human services needs and refers patrons to appropriate resources • Evaluates assigned programs, activities, and special events; makes recommendations for improvements and new programs and services • Provides lead supervision to Recreation Leaders and volunteers; trains new employees on work procedures Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school; and one (1) year of paid or volunteer recreation experience in the area of assignment. LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATES: Possession of a valid Class C California driver's license and an acceptable driving record. Valid First Aid and CPR certificates are required within six (6) months of employment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination and administrative screening. Occasionally required to work extended hours which may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Bilingual skills are desirable. To view the knowledge, skills, & abilities expected of the position, please follow the link here . Working Conditions & Physical Demands Information on the physical demands, mental demands, and work environment for the position can be found by following the link here . The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment for this group is at-will and based on continued programmatic needs. No guarantees are made related to hours or longevity. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees do not receive health, retirement, or any other benefits unless otherwise required by law . DEFERRED COMPENSATION In lieu of Social Security, e mployees are required to contribute 5.5% of salary on a pre-tax basis every pay period to an OBRA 457 deferred compensation plan. The City contributes an additional 2%, for a total combined contribution of 7.5%. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 18, 2024
Part Time
Description THE TUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT: The Tustin Police Department is committed to serving the community in meaningful ways and enjoys a reputation for professional excellence. The Department strives to maintain the highest standard of professional ethics and personal integrity and remains dedicated to achieving excellence in performance throughout the organization and in the community. One of the many ways they do so is through the quality of the Department’s personnel. It continues to be the Department’s mission to have employees who are ethical, dedicated and loyal to the department and the profession. THE POSITION: The Tustin Police Department is looking to hire ambitious individuals who are eager to learn more about the various aspects of the law enforcement profession as part of an exciting and fulfilling apprenticeship program. The Police Cadet apprenticeship program is specifically designed to introduce young individuals to law enforcement and help them prepare for a future career as a Police Officer or another related position. In accordance with well-defined policies and procedures, a Police Cadet assists full-time personnel with a variety of assignments throughout the Police Department including, but not limited to, Front Desk, Professional Standards, Communications, Investigations, Traffic, Property, Records, Crime Scene Investigation and Fleet Maintenance. Incumbents assume greater responsibilities and work with increasing independence as knowledge and experience are gained. Individuals employed as Police Cadets must be between the ages of 18 and 22 at the time of hire and be enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university within six (6) months of appointment. To remain employed as a Police Cadet, the individual must be enrolled in minimum of six (6) semester units (or equivalent) and maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or better. Though the Police Cadet position is intended for current college students, an incumbent may continue to be employed in this position for up to 12 months after graduation from college. Given that this is a part-time, at-will, non-benefitted position, hours will be limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees may be assigned to work year-round or seasonally and hours worked may vary significantly from week to week. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Each component listed below must be passed in order to continue to the next phase. Applicants will receive written notification of their current status in the selection process. 1. Written Exam 2. Panel Interview 3. Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination 4. Interview with the Police Chief (or his designee) 5. Medical Examination (including a drug screen upon conditional offer of employment) Candidates who successfully complete all components of the selection process will be placed on an employment eligibility list from which hires may be made. The eligible list is valid for one (1) year. The duration of the selection process typically lasts 9-12 months. Along with your application for employment, please submit documentation verifying that you meet the age requirement for the position (i.e. will be between the age of 18 and 22 upon appointment). Acceptable documentation may include a drivers license, government issued photo identification or birth certificate. ***IMPORTANT*** A comprehensive background investigation and polygraph will be conducted on any eligible persons considered for hire. Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be grounds for disqualification. A pre-employment medical examination AND a drug screen will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. Examples of Duties As a part-time Police Cadet, incumbents will perform a wide variety of duties. Examples of these duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Learns, understands and applies applicable laws, ordinances, policies and procedures • Provides technical assistance to the public at the front desk and over the telephone; evaluates and processes disturbance calls, complaints, and requests for police services; gathers information, records complaints, and prepares routine crime reports; directs callers to other departmental personnel or other agencies as appropriate • Prepares and processes a variety of reports, forms, citations, applications, and permits; types, compiles, and tabulates basic statistical and financial data; tracks status of cases and warrants; maintains related files and records • Prepares and issues parking citations to vehicles parked illegally; arranges for the towing and storage or impound of abandoned vehicles, illegally parked vehicles, vehicles with expired licenses, or vehicles in violation of other related laws and ordinances • Directs and controls traffic during special events and peak traffic conditions • Receives emergency and non-emergency telephone calls from the public for police, fire, or other services; communicates with callers to determine the nature of the call and provide appropriate assistance; maintains composure to ensure that complete and accurate information is transmitted to public safety and medical personnel • Receives, classifies, indexes and stores property and evidence seized and recovered by police personnel, including money, firearms, narcotics, stolen property, and hazardous materials • Assists with field investigations of crime scenes; protects crime scenes from contamination; takes photographs, and collects other related property and evidence; examines and processes evidence on scene and at the Police Department • Transports police vehicles to City Yard for service • Assists sworn and civilian personnel with essential non-emergency tasks Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school and enrollment in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, within six (6) months of employment, in a field applicable to law enforcement. To remain employed as a Police Cadet, the individual must be enrolled in minimum of six (6) semester units (or equivalent) and maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or better. LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATES: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and an acceptable driving record. A valid California Law Enforcement Teletype Systems (CLETS) certificate is required within three (3) months of employment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Satisfactory results from a background investigation, polygraph, physical examination (including a drug and alcohol test), and administrative screening. Required to work varying shifts which may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Age: Must be between the ages of 18 and 22 upon date of hire. Individuals may continue to be employed as a Police Cadet up until reaching age 24 and for up to 12 months after graduation from college. Background: May not have any felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. Background investigation must confirm good moral character without a history of involvement in criminal activity or other unacceptable conduct. Physical: Must be physically capable of performing the duties of a Police Cadet, be in excellent physical condition, have weight in proportion to height, have normal hearing, have vision of at least 20/100 correctable to 20/20, and have normal color vision. To view an extensive list of the knowledge, skills, & abilities expected of the position, please follow the link here . Working Conditions & Physical Demands Information on the physical demands, mental demands, and work environment for the position can be found by following the link here . The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment for this group is at-will and based on continued programmatic needs. No guarantees are made related to hours or longevity. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees do not receive health, retirement, or any other benefits unless otherwise required by law . DEFERRED COMPENSATION In lieu of Social Security, e mployees are required to contribute 5.5% of salary on a pre-tax basis every pay period to an OBRA 457 deferred compensation plan. The City contributes an additional 2%, for a total combined contribution of 7.5%. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 18, 2024
Part Time
Description THE TUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT: The Tustin Police Department is committed to serving the community in meaningful ways and enjoys a reputation for professional excellence. The Department strives to maintain the highest standard of professional ethics and personal integrity and remains dedicated to achieving excellence in performance throughout the organization and in the community. One of the many ways they do so is through the quality of the Department’s personnel. It continues to be the Department’s mission to have employees who are ethical, dedicated and loyal to the department and the profession. THE POSITION: Under moderate supervision, a Detention Officer (Police Services Officer I) assists sworn personnel within the jail facility with monitoring inmates, inmate movement, maintaining order, and controlling entry and exit to jail facilities. Incumbents in this position also provide a variety of civilian police support services to assist with law enforcement and crime prevention. Given that this is a part-time, at-will, non-benefitted position, hours will be limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees may be assigned to work year-round or seasonally and hours worked may vary significantly from week to week. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Each component listed below must be passed in order to continue to the next phase. Applicants will receive written notification of their current status in the selection process. 1. Written Exam 2. Panel Interview 3. Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination 4. Interview with the Police Chief (or his designee) 5. Medical Examination (including a drug screen) & Psychological Examination (upon conditional offer of employment) Candidates who successfully complete all components of the selection process will be placed on an employment eligibility list from which hires may be made. The eligible list is valid for one (1) year. The duration of the selection process typically lasts 9-12 months. ***IMPORTANT*** A comprehensive background investigation and polygraph will be conducted on any eligible persons considered for hire. Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be grounds for disqualification. A pre-employment medical examination, psychological examination AND a drug screen will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. Examples of Duties As a part-time Detention Officer (Police Services Officer I), incumbents will perform a wide variety of duties. Examples of these duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Assists in supervising the conduct of inmates in a variety of custody situations within a jail facility • Monitors inmates on a rigid time line • Performs inmate intake processes by searching, accepting property, checking criminal history records, booking, issuing clothing, fingerprinting and photographing inmates; completes paper and computer bookings and all other related paperwork as needed • Conducts interviews with inmates • Secures inmate property and monies, as necessary, in compliance with Department Policy and Procedures • Conducts safety and security checks of City facilities • Conducts Title 15 visual compliance checks within jail facility • Provides technical assistance to the public at the front desk and over the telephone; evaluates and processes disturbance calls, complaints, and requests for police services; gathers information, records complaints, and prepares routine crime reports; directs callers to other departmental personnel or other agencies as appropriate • Verifies and signs citation corrections; collects and processes fees • Assists with field investigations of traffic collisions, including injury and non-injury accidents and hit-and-run incidents; performs traffic control by directing and re-routing traffic due to traffic accidents, signal outages, and special events; administers preferred parking program • Develops and implements community relations and public education; prepares and presents public presentations and written informational materials; assists with department tours, exhibits, and special events; serves as a liaison between the Police Department and other city departments, public agencies, and the local community • Patrols areas of the City to enforce parking regulations and issue citations; reports and resolves observed traffic hazards; initiates impound action on vehicles in violation of codes; provides assistance to stranded motorists • Receives, searches, fingerprints, books, photographs, supervises, and completes record checks of incoming prisoners; maintains physical control of prisoners using minimal restraint techniques; performs security, safety, and health checks of prisoners in holding facilities; releases prisoners by issuing citations, receiving bail or transporting them to the County jail • Researches information for citizens and employees, and assists with the completion of investigations and reports; issues citations for violations of laws, codes, and ordinances • Drives a response vehicle to and from accidents, crime scenes, the County jail, meetings, and events • Prepares and processes a variety of reports, forms, citations, applications, and permits; types, compiles, and tabulates basic statistical and financial data; tracks status of cases and warrants; maintains related files and records • Testifies and presents evidence in court proceedings and depositions as necessary Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school, supplemented by college-level course work in criminal justice, public relations, or a closely related field. One (1) year of law enforcement related experience is desirable. LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATES: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and an acceptable driving record. A valid California Law Enforcement Teletype Systems (CLETS) certificate is required within three (3) months of employment. Complete the Orange County Sheriff's Department Adult Corrections Core Course within one (1) year of employment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination, and administrative screening. Work shifts may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Bilingual skills are highly desirable. To view an extensive list of the knowledge, skills, & abilities expected of the position, please follow the link here . Working Conditions & Physical Demands Information on the physical demands, mental demands, and work environment for the position can be found by following the link here . The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment for this group is at-will and based on continued programmatic needs. No guarantees are made related to hours or longevity. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees do not receive health, retirement, or any other benefits unless otherwise required by law . DEFERRED COMPENSATION In lieu of Social Security, e mployees are required to contribute 5.5% of salary on a pre-tax basis every pay period to an OBRA 457 deferred compensation plan. The City contributes an additional 2%, for a total combined contribution of 7.5%. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 18, 2024
Part Time
Description THE TUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT: The Tustin Police Department is committed to serving the community in meaningful ways and enjoys a reputation for professional excellence. The Department strives to maintain the highest standard of professional ethics and personal integrity and remains dedicated to achieving excellence in performance throughout the organization and in the community. One of the many ways they do so is through the quality of the Department’s personnel. It continues to be the Department’s mission to have employees who are ethical, dedicated and loyal to the department and the profession. THE POSITION: Under general supervision, a Parking Control Officer enforces local and state vehicle parking ordinances and laws. This position requires contact with the general public and therefore, incumbents should have an aptitude for dealing courteously and effectively with others while representing the City in a positive manner. Incumbents in this position will also perform other collateral law enforcement support duties on an as-needed basis. Incumbents in this position wear a uniform and a badge, but do not carry a firearm and do not have the authority to take violators into custody. Given that this is a part-time, at-will, non-benefitted position, hours will be limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees may be assigned to work year-round or seasonally and hours worked may vary significantly from week to week. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Each component listed below must be passed in order to continue to the next phase. Applicants will receive written notification of their current status in the selection process. 1. Written Exam 2. Panel Interview 3. Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination 4. Interview with the Police Chief (or his designee) 5. Medical Examination (including a drug screen upon conditional offer of employment) Candidates who successfully complete all components of the selection process will be placed on an employment eligibility list from which hires may be made. The eligible list is valid for one (1) year. The duration of the selection process typically lasts 9-12 months. ***IMPORTANT*** A comprehensive background investigation and polygraph will be conducted on any eligible persons considered for hire. Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be grounds for disqualification. A pre-employment medical examination AND a drug screen will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. Examples of Duties As a part-time Parking Control Officer, incumbents will perform a wide variety of duties. Examples of these duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Patrols an assigned area of the City to identify vehicles in violation of parking laws and ordinances • Issues parking citations to vehicles parked illegally; follows street sweeping vehicles and takes enforcement action of vehicles in violation; patrols neighborhoods regulated by permit parking regulations and issues citations to vehicles in violation of established guidelines • Arranges for the towing of abandoned vehicles, illegally parked vehicles, or vehicles in violation of other related laws and ordinances; prepares vehicle storage/impound reports • Provides information and answers questions from the public regarding parking and related traffic regulations; tactfully interacts with hostile and irate parking violators; provides court testimony or prepares statements of facts in response to administrative reviews of parking citations and vehicle impound or storage actions in criminal or civil hearings • Reports criminal activity, graffiti, vandalism, and animal control needs • May perform traffic control duties, such as setting up traffic control posts and deploying barricades, cones, flares, and other directional traffic equipment Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school and six (6) months experience in a position involving public contact, including dealing with hostile and irate individuals. LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATES: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License and acceptable driving record. Enrollment in the DMV Pull Notice program will be required. A valid California Law Enforcement Teletype Systems (CLETS) certificate is required within three (3) months of employment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Satisfactory results from a background investigation, polygraph, physical examination and administrative screening. Schedule is limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Scheduled work hours and days may vary and may include holidays and/or hours outside of regular business hours. To view an extensive list of the knowledge, skills, & abilities expected of the position, please follow the link here . Working Conditions & Physical Demands Information on the physical demands, mental demands, and work environment for the position can be found by following the link here . The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment for this group is at-will and based on continued programmatic needs. No guarantees are made related to hours or longevity. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees do not receive health, retirement, or any other benefits unless otherwise required by law . DEFERRED COMPENSATION In lieu of Social Security, e mployees are required to contribute 5.5% of salary on a pre-tax basis every pay period to an OBRA 457 deferred compensation plan. The City contributes an additional 2%, for a total combined contribution of 7.5%. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 17, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Tustin Police Department is currently seeking applicants for Police Recruit. This is an entry-level position in which new hires will be placed in a local, 6-month POST certified Police Academy paid for by the City. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. The Department The City of Tustin Police Department operates under a community policing philosophy with approximately 102 sworn positions. The Department provides its officers opportunities to gain exposure to a wide variety of municipal police activities (Patrol Officer, Investigator, Field Training, K-9, Motors, Gang Reduction and Directed Enforcement, Professional Standards & Training and School Resources). Selection Process Each component listed below must be passed in order to continue to the next phase. Applicants will receive written notification of their current status in the selection process. 1. Written Exam - Pass/Fail 2. Physical Agility Exam - Pass/Fail 3. Oral Board Interview 4. Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination 5. Police Chief's Interview 6. Psychological and Medical Examinations (upon conditional offer of employment) Candidates successfully completing all components of the selection process will be placed on an employment eligibility list from which hires may be made. The eligible list is valid for one year. The duration of the selection process typically lasts 6-9 months. ***IMPORTANT*** A comprehensive background investigation and polygraph will be conducted on any eligible persons considered for hire. Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be grounds for disqualification. A pre-employment medical, psychological evaluation AND a drug screen will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. Examples of Duties Successful candidates are appointed in a non-sworn capacity while attending a POST certified Basic Police Academy under the sponsorship of the City of Tustin Police Department. Curriculum includes coursework mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and/or the local Police Academy Advisory Committee. After meeting all department, State mandated and academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, incumbents are considered for promotion to the position of sworn Police Officer. Once appointed to a sworn Police Officer position, successful completion of the Department's field training requirements (approximately 6 months) within an 18-month probationary period is required. Sworn officers perform the full range of law enforcement duties. Minimum Qualifications • Age: Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment. • Education: High school graduate or equivalent. • Physical: Excellent physical condition. Must be physically capable of performing all tasks required of a Tustin Police Officer as determined by a physical agility test, medical examination and psychological evaluation. Normal hearing and color vision; vision 20/100 in each eye correctable to 20/20; weight proportional to height. • Authorization to Work: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law. • Background: Must be of good moral character with no convictions for a felony or crimes of moral turpitude and be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation. • License: At time of appointment, candidate must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license and satisfactory driving record. • Language: Must have fluent command of the English language in both oral and written form. Working Conditions & Physical Demands Position requires prolonged sitting, walking, reaching, twisting, and turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The incumbent must also be able to lift, carry, drag, pull and push objects and persons weighing at least 165 pounds; stand for extended periods of time such as in guarding a crime scene; run for extended periods of time such as in foot pursuit of suspects; distinguish colors and observe and recognize people, vehicles and environmental conditions during the day and night; recall details concerning incidents, people and occurrences in order to write thorough, accurate and complete reports; hear radio transmissions in noisy environments such as in a busy intersection; maintain composure and good judgment while under stress. The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. The City of Tustin offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit program that includes: FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN The City provides a specific dollar amount to each employee to use toward the purchase of individual or family health coverage, dental plans, vision coverage, additional life insurance, deferred compensation, and other optional benefits. Currently, the flexible benefit amount forEmployee + 2is $1669 per month. The City contracts through CalPERS medical program (PEMHCA) which offers multiple PPO and HMO options for health insurance providers. Employees also have the choice of Delta Dental PPO or HMO plans. RETIREMENT Employees will be enrolled in a defined benefit (pension) plan with the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS determines the retirement plan in which a new employee will be enrolled based on the individual's membership status with CalPERS or a reciprocal retirement system on the individual's first day of employment with the City. Classic CalPERS members will be enrolled in the 2% @ 50 plan, with an employee contribution of 12% (pre-tax). New CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the 2.7% @ 57 plan, with an employee contribution of 12% (pre-tax). The City does not participate in Social Security, though participation Medicare is mandatory (1.45% employee contribution). DEFERRED COMPENSATION The City shall contribute $37 permonth for each unit employee (except Police Recruits) to a 457 deferred compensation plan. Employees may elect to defer additional earnings, on a pre-tax basis, into a 457 deferred compensation program. The City contracts with Nationwide Retirement Services. GENERAL LEAVE General Leave may be used for vacation and/or illness. Annual accrual amounts increase from 160 to 248 with years of service. Annually, employees may request to cash out of a portion of their accrued General Leave. HOLIDAYS The City has 13paid holidays per calendar year. EDUCATIONAL/POST INCENTIVE PAY Educational Incentive pay for unit employees as follows: BA/BS degree - $412.50/month Masters degree - $462.50/month Police Officers shall receive 5% of base salary for having an Intermediate POST certificate and 10% for having an Advanced POST certificate. LONGEVITY PAY An employee who has been continuosly employed by the City of Tustin in any full-time position for between 10-19 years and 364 days shall receive 2.5% of base salary. Employees with 20 years or more shall receive 5% of base salary for longevity pay. LIFE INSURANCE Full-Time employees receive a $100,000 life insurance policy. LONG-TERM DISABILITY Employees receive Long-Term Disability benefits through The Tustin Police Officers Association (TPOA). UNIFORM ALLOWANCE The City provides a uniform maintenance allowance of $429 per year for those full-time employees required to wear a City uniform. ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULE Employees in this bargaining unit may be assigned the 3/12.5 or 4/10 alternative work schedules. RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE Employees who retire from the City of Tustin with ten (10) years of full-time service and continue enrollment in the City's health plan are eligible for reimbursement of $350 per month toward retiree health insurance costs. Employees first hired into a benefitted position with the City of Tustin prior to July 1, 2011 are eligible for this benefit after five (5) years of service. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT After passing the probationary period, employees may request reimbursement up to a maximum of $4000 per calendar year for tuition and related expenses when attending a community college or four year university. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Employees are enrolled in an Employee Assistance Program that provides a variety of legal and counseling services. MEDICARE All newly hired employees contribute a portion of gross salary for Medicare coverage. The employee contribution to Medicare is 1.45%. SECTION 125 MEDICAL & DEPENDENT CARE PROGRAM The section 125 program is optional for employees and provides a method to pay medical and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis. ADDITIONAL PAY The City has additional forms of pay for designated positions. Examples of additional pay include Bilingual Pay, Stand-by Pay, Call-Back Pay, Court Pay, Special Assignment, and Shift Differential. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 17, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Tustin Police Department is currently seeking applicants for academy enrolled Police Recruit. This recruitment is open to candidates who are currently enrolled in a POST certified Police Academy, or have graduated from one within the last six months, and is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. To be considered, the following must be submitted: • A completed application and supplemental questionnaire • Proof of Police Academy enrollment, or copy of Basic POST Certificate The Department The City of Tustin Police Department operates under a community policing philosophy with approximately 102 sworn positions. The Department provides its officers opportunities to gain exposure to a wide variety of municipal police activities (Patrol Officer, Investigator, GRADE - Gang Reduction and Directed Enforcement, Field Training, K-9, Motors, Bike Patrol, Professional Standards & Training and School Resources). Selection Process Each component listed below must be passed in order to continue to the next phase. Applicants will receive written notification of their current status in the selection process. 1. Physical Agility Exam - Pass/Fail 2. Oral Board Interview 3. Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination 4. Police Chief's Interview 5. Psychological and Medical Examinations (upon conditional offer of employment) Candidates successfully completing all components of the selection process will be placed on an employment eligibility list from which hires may be made. The eligible list is valid for one year. The duration of the selection process typically lasts 6-9 months. ***IMPORTANT*** A comprehensive background investigation and polygraph will be conducted on any eligible persons considered for hire. Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be grounds for disqualification. A pre-employment medical, psychological evaluation AND a drug screen will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. Examples of Duties Successful candidates are appointed in a non-sworn capacity while attending a POST certified Basic Police Academy. Curriculum includes coursework mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and/or the local Police Academy Advisory Committee. After meeting all department, State mandated and academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, incumbents are considered for promotion to the position of sworn Police Officer. Once appointed to a sworn Police Officer position, successful completion of the Department's field training requirements (approximately 6 months) within an 18-month probationary period is required. Sworn officers perform the full range of law enforcement duties. Minimum Qualifications Must currently be enrolled in a POST certified Police Academy, or have graduated from one within the last six months. • Age: Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment. • Education: High school graduate or equivalent. • Physical: Excellent physical condition. Must be physically capable of performing all tasks required of a Tustin Police Officer as determined by a physical agility test, medical examination and psychological evaluation. Normal hearing and color vision; vision 20/100 in each eye correctable to 20/20; weight proportional to height. • Authorization to Work: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law. • Background: Must be of good moral character with no convictions for felony or crimes of moral turpitude and be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation. • License: At time of appointment, candidate must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license and satisfactory driving record. • Language: Must have fluent command of the English language in both oral and written form. Working Conditions & Physical Demands Position requires prolonged sitting, walking, reaching, twisting, and turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The incumbent must also be able to lift, carry, drag, pull and push objects and persons weighing at least 165 pounds; stand for extended periods of time such as in guarding a crime scene; run for extended periods of time such as in foot pursuit of suspects; distinguish colors and observe and recognize people, vehicles and environmental conditions during the day and night; recall details concerning incidents, people and occurrences in order to write thorough, accurate and complete reports; hear radio transmissions in noisy environments such as in a busy intersection; maintain composure and good judgment while under stress. The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. The City of Tustin offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit program that includes: FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN The City provides a specific dollar amount to each employee to use toward the purchase of individual or family health coverage, dental plans, vision coverage, additional life insurance, deferred compensation, and other optional benefits. Currently, the flexible benefit amount forEmployee + 2is $1669 per month. The City contracts through CalPERS medical program (PEMHCA) which offers multiple PPO and HMO options for health insurance providers. Employees also have the choice of Delta Dental PPO or HMO plans. RETIREMENT Employees will be enrolled in a defined benefit (pension) plan with the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS determines the retirement plan in which a new employee will be enrolled based on the individual's membership status with CalPERS or a reciprocal retirement system on the individual's first day of employment with the City. Classic CalPERS members will be enrolled in the 2% @ 50 plan, with an employee contribution of 12% (pre-tax). New CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the 2.7% @ 57 plan, with an employee contribution of 12% (pre-tax). The City does not participate in Social Security, though participation Medicare is mandatory (1.45% employee contribution). DEFERRED COMPENSATION The City shall contribute $37 permonth for each unit employee (except Police Recruits) to a 457 deferred compensation plan. Employees may elect to defer additional earnings, on a pre-tax basis, into a 457 deferred compensation program. The City contracts with Nationwide Retirement Services. GENERAL LEAVE General Leave may be used for vacation and/or illness. Annual accrual amounts increase from 160 to 248 with years of service. Annually, employees may request to cash out of a portion of their accrued General Leave. HOLIDAYS The City has 13paid holidays per calendar year. EDUCATIONAL/POST INCENTIVE PAY Educational Incentive pay for unit employees as follows: BA/BS degree - $412.50/month Masters degree - $462.50/month Police Officers shall receive 5% of base salary for having an Intermediate POST certificate and 10% for having an Advanced POST certificate. LONGEVITY PAY An employee who has been continuosly employed by the City of Tustin in any full-time position for between 10-19 years and 364 days shall receive 2.5% of base salary. Employees with 20 years or more shall receive 5% of base salary for longevity pay. LIFE INSURANCE Full-Time employees receive a $100,000 life insurance policy. LONG-TERM DISABILITY Employees receive Long-Term Disability benefits through The Tustin Police Officers Association (TPOA). UNIFORM ALLOWANCE The City provides a uniform maintenance allowance of $429 per year for those full-time employees required to wear a City uniform. ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULE Employees in this bargaining unit may be assigned the 3/12.5 or 4/10 alternative work schedules. RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE Employees who retire from the City of Tustin with ten (10) years of full-time service and continue enrollment in the City's health plan are eligible for reimbursement of $350 per month toward retiree health insurance costs. Employees first hired into a benefitted position with the City of Tustin prior to July 1, 2011 are eligible for this benefit after five (5) years of service. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT After passing the probationary period, employees may request reimbursement up to a maximum of $4000 per calendar year for tuition and related expenses when attending a community college or four year university. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Employees are enrolled in an Employee Assistance Program that provides a variety of legal and counseling services. MEDICARE All newly hired employees contribute a portion of gross salary for Medicare coverage. The employee contribution to Medicare is 1.45%. SECTION 125 MEDICAL & DEPENDENT CARE PROGRAM The section 125 program is optional for employees and provides a method to pay medical and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis. ADDITIONAL PAY The City has additional forms of pay for designated positions. Examples of additional pay include Bilingual Pay, Stand-by Pay, Call-Back Pay, Court Pay, Special Assignment, and Shift Differential. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 17, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Tustin Police Department is currently seeking applicants for part-time Police Reserve Officer - Level I. This is a part-time, at-will, non-benefitted position. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. This position, under general supervision, performs law enforcement and crime prevention work in the protection of life and property; writes reports; performs related duties as required. A completed City application and a copy of your POST certificate must be submitted to be considered. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. Class Characteristics Level I incumbents may perform general law enforcement duties without immediate supervision; a Level I Reserve Officer is non-designated and has peace officer authority only for the duration of their specific assignment [830.6(a) (1) PC]. Selection Process 1. Physical Agility 2. Oral Interview 3. Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination 4. Police Chief's Interview 5. Psychological and Medical Examinations (upon conditional offer of employment) Candidates successfully completing all components of the selection process will be placed on an employment eligibility list from which hires may be made. The eligible list is valid for one year. The duration of the selection process typically lasts 6-9 months. ***IMPORTANT*** A comprehensive background investigation and polygraph will be conducted on any eligible persons considered for hire. Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be grounds for disqualification. A pre-employment medical, psychological evaluation AND a drug screen will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Patrols, either in a vehicle or on foot, an assigned area during an assigned shift and looks for indicators of possible criminal activity or threats to life and property; answers calls for police services; enforces City, county, and state laws; makes field contacts and completes forms; may conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, robberies, vehicle accidents, suspected homicides, and other criminal incidents. • Transports prisoners and evidence as assigned. • Makes traffic stops and issues warnings or citations; checks vehicles and observes vehicle occupants; directs traffic and arranges for the clearing of roadways, interviews drivers and witnesses and prepares reports; directs traffic at fires, special events, and other emergency or congested situations. May conduct traffic control and security at parades and/or sporting events; responds to calls related to traffic incidents and other emergencies; observes, monitors, and controls routine and unusual traffic conditions; assists and advises motorists and enforces traffic safety laws; enforces parking regulations. • Takes information and writes reports and field notes; participates in staff development; attends briefings and training sessions; performs routine maintenance on assigned patrol vehicle, firearms, and other equipment. • Assists the public and answers questions; administers first aid and responds to calls for medical assistance; establishes and maintains good relationships with the general public. • Makes arrests as necessary; serves warrants and subpoenas; conducts searches and seizures involving people, vehicles and structures; interviews victims, complainants, and witnesses; interrogates suspects; investigates scenes of vehicle accidents; gathers and preserves evidence; receives, searches, fingerprints and books prisoners; testifies and presents evidence in court. • Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders. • As assigned, makes presentations before a variety of public groups to promote crime prevention activities and to enhance public understanding of Police Department activities; serves as liaison to neighborhood watch groups and schools. Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Experience: Level I (non-designated): Equivalent to graduation from high school; successful completion of a POST certified Basic Academy; college courses are highly desirable. Knowledge of: Working knowledge of modern practices and techniques of law enforcement, patrol, investigation, public relations, and report writing; Vehicle and Penal Codes; legal rights of citizens; court procedures. Have a working knowledge of laws of arrest, search and seizure procedures and the rules of evidence. Ability to: Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents and places; establish and maintain effective relationships with the community; use and care of firearms and small equipment; think and act quickly in emergencies, and judge situations and people accurately; learn, understand and interpret laws and regulations; prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports; respond to emergency and problem situations in an effective manner; understand, explain and apply policies and procedures; make clear and concise radio transmissions; understand and follow verbal and written directions; deal constructively with conflict and develop effective resolutions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; meet the established physical requirements; meet Police Officer requirements contained in the California State Government Code. Special Requirements: Age: 21 years at time of appointment. License/Certificates: At time of appointment, candidate must possess a valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record. Authorization to Work: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law. Background/Character: Free from conviction of a felony or serious misdemeanor; demonstrates maturity, good judgment and ethical behavior; willing to perform non-traditional and innovative duties to improve the community, police relations and moral standards compatible with law enforcement. Physical: Must be in excellent physical condition; weight in proportion to height; normal hearing; vision 20/100 correctable to 20/20; normal color vision and physically capable of performing the duties of a Police Officer. Working Conditions & Physical Demands Position requires prolonged sitting, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The incumbent must also be able to lift, carry, drag, pull and push objects and persons weighing at least 165 pounds; stand for extended periods of time such as in guarding a crime scene; run for extended periods of time such as in foot pursuit of suspects; distinguish colors and observe and recognize people, vehicles and environmental conditions during the day and night; recall details concerning incidents, people and occurrences to write thorough, accurate and complete reports; hear radio transmissions in noisy environments such as in a busy intersection; maintain composure and good judgment while under stress. The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment for this group is at-will and based on continued programmatic needs. No guarantees are made related to hours or longevity. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees do not receive health, retirement, or any other benefits unless otherwise required by law . DEFERRED COMPENSATION In lieu of Social Security, e mployees are required to contribute 5.5% of salary on a pre-tax basis every pay period to an OBRA 457 deferred compensation plan. The City contributes an additional 2%, for a total combined contribution of 7.5%. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 17, 2024
Full Time
Description NOW OFFERING A HIRING INCENTIVE OF UP TO $15,000 CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS. The City of Tustin Police Department is currently seeking applicants for lateral Police Communications Officer I/II (may be filled at either level depending on qualifications). This recruitment is open to candidates who have worked as a 911 dispatcher within the last two (2) years. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. To be considered, a City application, supplemental questionnaire AND typing certification (35 nwpm) must be submitted. For typing certification requirements, CLICK HERE. This position, under moderate supervision, receives incoming calls for police and emergency assistance, dispatches necessary personnel and equipment, and monitors ongoing police activity to determine the need for additional resources. Supervision Received and Exercised Receives moderate (Police Communications Officer I) or general (Police Communications Officer II) supervision from the Police Communications Supervisor. Receives lead supervision from a Police Communications Lead. No supervision is exercised. Selection Process Each component listed below must be passed in order to continue to the next phase. Applicants will receive written notification of their current status in the selection process. 1. Oral Panel Interview 2. Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination 3. Police Chief's Interview 4. Psychological and Medical Examinations (upon conditional offer of employment) Candidates successfully completing all components of the selection process will be placed on an employment eligibility list from which hires may be made. The eligible list is valid for one year. The duration of the selection process typically lasts 6-9 months. ***IMPORTANT*** A comprehensive background investigation and polygraph will be conducted on any eligible persons considered for hire. Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be grounds for disqualification. A pre-employment medical, psychological evaluation AND a drug screen will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Receives emergency and non-emergency telephone calls from the public for police, fire, or other emergency services; determines the nature of the call and the resources necessary to respond • Monitors police radio communications; maintains contact with police units to track officer status and respond to need for additional resources; monitors various radio channels to keep abreast of county-wide police activities affecting the City and assist other county agencies with mutual aid • Prioritizes requests for police and other public safety services; determines availability and location of patrol units; transmits information and dispatches police personnel and equipment in response to calls; routes calls for fire and emergency medical assistance to the Orange County Fire Authority • Assists police personnel in the field by quickly and accurately researching and relaying criminal history information and other requested data • Communicates with callers to determine the nature of the call and provide appropriate assistance; maintains composure to ensure that complete and accurate information is transmitted to public safety and medical personnel • Screens non-emergency calls for service; provides requested information or directs callers to the proper person, department or agency • Updates and maintains electronic records and logs of data pertaining to calls and activities • Monitors video surveillance cameras and/or alarms for Police Department and City Hall facilities to identify suspicious activity Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: Education and/or Experience: Police Communications Officer I: Graduation from high school; and two (2) years of customer service experience involving considerable public contact. Must have worked as a 911 dispatcher within the last two (2) years. Police Communications Officer II: Graduation from high school; and two (2) years of experience as a public safety dispatcher using a West Covina Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) system. Must have worked as a 911 dispatcher within the last two (2) years. Licenses and/or Certificates: A valid California Law Enforcement Teletype Systems (CLETS) certificate is required within three (3) months of employment. A certificate of completion from a California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified Public Safety Dispatchers' Basic Course is required. Special Requirements: Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination, and administrative screening. Required to work rotating shifts that are typically twelve and one-half (12 ½) hours per day and which include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. May be required to adjust shift assignment and/or work mandatory overtime to ensure adequate staffing. Knowledge of: • Procedures and terminology used in public safety communications • Federal, state and local laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations governing public safety communications • Streets, landmarks, and geographic features within the City's service area • Public safety communications systems, including computer-aided dispatch (CAD) software, multi-line telephones, and two-way radios • Standard business software, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs • Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting • Proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation Skill to: • Operate various types of standard office equipment including personal computer and related software • Operate specialized public safety communications systems, including computer-aided dispatch (CAD) software, multi-line telephones and two-way radios Ability to: • Interpret and apply Federal, state and local laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations governing public safety communications • Read and interpret street maps • Effectively monitor, prioritize, and execute multiple tasks in a high stress, fluid work environment with officer and public safety at stake • Obtain and record complete and accurate information from individuals in emergency situations, including those who are emotionally distraught, angry or difficult to understand • Maintain professionalism, courtesy, and composure at all times, including emergency and high-stress situations • Demonstrate tact, respect, and empathy to gain the cooperation and compliance of individuals and defuse conflicts • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing • Understand and follow oral and written instructions • Evaluate situations, identify problems, and exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines • Establish and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work • Type accurately at a speed of at least 35 net words per minute • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information Working Conditions & Physical Demands The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate specialized telecommunications equipment and standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally stands or walks and lifts and moves records and documents weighing up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Mental Demands: While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve complex problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; perform highly detailed work under changing, intensive deadlines, on multiple concurrent tasks; work with constant interruptions; interact with staff, law enforcement representatives, and the general public and remain calm when conveying and recalling information in emergency situations and dealing with emotionally upset individuals. The employee works in a paramilitary environment with a highly structured chain-of-command system. Work Environment: The employee works in office conditions with a noise level that is quiet or moderately quiet, at or below 85 decibels. The employee works alongside other employees in a confined, dimly lit area with limited freedom of movement outside of the work space. TYPING CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a typing speed of 35 net words per minute. For typing certification requirements and instructions, please CLICK HERE . The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. The City of Tustin offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit program that includes: FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN The City provides a specific dollar amount to each employee to use toward the purchase of individual or family health coverage, dental plans, vision coverage, additional life insurance, deferred compensation, and other optional benefits. Currently, the flexible benefit amount forEmployee + 2is $1750per month. The City contracts through CalPERS medical program (PEMHCA) which offers multiple PPO and HMO options for health insurance providers. Employees also have the choice of Delta Dental PPO or HMO plans. RETIREMENT Employees will be enrolled in a defined benefit (pension) plan with the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS determines the retirement plan in which a new employee will be enrolled based on the individual's membership status with CalPERS or a reciprocal retirement system on the individual's first day of employment with the City. Classic CalPERS members will be enrolled in the 2% @ 60 plan, with an employee contribution of 10% (pre-tax). New CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the 2% @ 62 plan, with an employee contribution of 6.25% (pre-tax). The City does not participate in Social Security, though participation Medicare is mandatory (1.45% employee contribution). DEFERRED COMPENSATION Employees may defer earnings, on a pre-tax basis, into a 457 deferred compensation program. This is an optional program. The City contracts with Nationwide Retirement Services. GENERAL LEAVE General Leave may be used for vacation and/or illness. Annual accrual amounts increase from 160 to 248 with years of service. HOLIDAYS The City has 13paid holidays per calendar year. LIFE INSURANCE Full-Time employees receive a $100,000 life insurance policy. LONG-TERM DISABILITY The Long-Term disability program provides 60% of the employees' income when the employee becomes disabled because of an illness, injury or accident. UNIFORM ALLOWANCE The City provides a uniform maintenance allowance of $250 per year for those full-time employees required to wear a City uniform. EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE PAY Educational Incentive pay for unit employees as follows: BA/BS degree - $28.85 per pay period Masters degree - $38.46 per pay period ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULE Employees in this bargaining unit may be assigned the 9/80, 3/12.5or 4/10 alternative work schedules. RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE Employees who retire from the City of Tustin with ten (10) years of full-time service and continue enrollment in the City's health plan are eligible for reimbursement of $250 per month toward retiree health insurance costs. Employees first hired into a benefitted position with the City of Tustin prior to July 1, 2011 are eligible for this benefit after five (5) years of service. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT After passing the probationary period, employees may request reimbursement up to a maximum of $4000 per calendar year for tuition and related expenses when attending a community college or four year university. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Employees are enrolled in an Employee Assistance Program that provides a variety of legal and counseling services. MEDICARE All newly hired employees contribute a portion of gross salary for Medicare coverage. The employee contribution to Medicare is 1.45%. SECTION 125 MEDICAL & DEPENDENT CARE PROGRAM The section 125 program is optional for employees and provides a method to pay medical and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis. SPECIALTY PAY The City has specialty pay for designated positions. Examples of specialty pay include Bilingual Pay, Stand-by Pay, Call-Back Pay, Special Assignment and Shift Differential. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 17, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Tustin Police Department is currently seeking applicants for Police Communications Officer I. Candidates must currently be enrolled in a POST Public Safety Dispatcher Academy or have graduated from one in the last 6 months. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. To be considered, a City application, supplemental questionnaire AND typing certification (35 nwpm) must be submitted. For typing certification requirements, CLICK HERE. This position, under moderate supervision, receives incoming calls for police and emergency assistance, dispatches necessary personnel and equipment, and monitors ongoing police activity to determine the need for additional resources. Supervision Received and Exercised Receives moderate supervision from the Police Communications Supervisor. Receives lead supervision from a Police Communications Lead. No supervision is exercised. Selection Process Each component listed below must be passed in order to continue to the next phase. Applicants will receive written notification of their current status in the selection process. 1. Oral Panel Interview 2. Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination 3. Police Chief's Interview 4. Psychological and Medical Examinations (upon conditional offer of employment) Candidates successfully completing all components of the selection process will be placed on an employment eligibility list from which hires may be made. The eligible list is valid for one year. The duration of the selection process typically lasts 6-9 months. ***IMPORTANT*** A comprehensive background investigation and polygraph will be conducted on any eligible persons considered for hire. Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be grounds for disqualification. A pre-employment medical, psychological evaluation AND a drug screen will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Receives emergency and non-emergency telephone calls from the public for police, fire, or other emergency services; determines the nature of the call and the resources necessary to respond • Monitors police radio communications; maintains contact with police units to track officer status and respond to need for additional resources; monitors various radio channels to keep abreast of county-wide police activities affecting the City and assist other county agencies with mutual aid • Prioritizes requests for police and other public safety services; determines availability and location of patrol units; transmits information and dispatches police personnel and equipment in response to calls; routes calls for fire and emergency medical assistance to the Orange County Fire Authority • Assists police personnel in the field by quickly and accurately researching and relaying criminal history information and other requested data • Communicates with callers to determine the nature of the call and provide appropriate assistance; maintains composure to ensure that complete and accurate information is transmitted to public safety and medical personnel • Screens non-emergency calls for service; provides requested information or directs callers to the proper person, department or agency • Updates and maintains electronic records and logs of data pertaining to calls and activities • Monitors video surveillance cameras and/or alarms for Police Department and City Hall facilities to identify suspicious activity Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: Education and/or Experience: Graduation from high school; and two (2) years of customer service experience involving considerable public contact. Must currently be enrolled in a POST Public Safety Dispatcher Academy or have graduated from one in the last 6 months. Licenses and/or Certificates: A valid California Law Enforcement Teletype Systems (CLETS) certificate is required within three (3) months of employment. A certificate of completion from a California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified Public Safety Dispatchers' Basic Course is required within one (1) year of employment. Special Requirements: Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination, and administrative screening. Required to work rotating shifts that are typically twelve and one-half (12 ½) hours per day and which include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. May be required to adjust shift assignment and/or work mandatory overtime to ensure adequate staffing. Knowledge of: • Procedures and terminology used in public safety communications • Federal, state and local laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations governing public safety communications • Streets, landmarks, and geographic features within the City's service area • Public safety communications systems, including computer-aided dispatch (CAD) software, multi-line telephones, and two-way radios • Standard business software, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs • Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting • Proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation Skill to: • Operate various types of standard office equipment including personal computer and related software • Operate specialized public safety communications systems, including computer-aided dispatch (CAD) software, multi-line telephones and two-way radios Ability to: • Interpret and apply Federal, state and local laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations governing public safety communications • Read and interpret street maps • Effectively monitor, prioritize, and execute multiple tasks in a high stress, fluid work environment with officer and public safety at stake • Obtain and record complete and accurate information from individuals in emergency situations, including those who are emotionally distraught, angry or difficult to understand • Maintain professionalism, courtesy, and composure at all times, including emergency and high-stress situations • Demonstrate tact, respect, and empathy to gain the cooperation and compliance of individuals and defuse conflicts • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing • Understand and follow oral and written instructions • Evaluate situations, identify problems, and exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines • Establish and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work • Type accurately at a speed of at least 35 net words per minute • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information Working Conditions & Physical Demands The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate specialized telecommunications equipment and standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally stands or walks and lifts and moves records and documents weighing up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Mental Demands: While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve complex problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; perform highly detailed work under changing, intensive deadlines, on multiple concurrent tasks; work with constant interruptions; interact with staff, law enforcement representatives, and the general public and remain calm when conveying and recalling information in emergency situations and dealing with emotionally upset individuals. The employee works in a paramilitary environment with a highly structured chain-of-command system. Work Environment: The employee works in office conditions with a noise level that is quiet or moderately quiet, at or below 85 decibels. The employee works alongside other employees in a confined, dimly lit area with limited freedom of movement outside of the work space. Typing Certification Requirements This position requires a typing speed of 35 net words per minute. For typing certification requirements and instructions, please CLICK HERE . The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. The City of Tustin offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit program that includes: FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN The City provides a specific dollar amount to each employee to use toward the purchase of individual or family health coverage, dental plans, vision coverage, additional life insurance, deferred compensation, and other optional benefits. Currently, the flexible benefit amount forEmployee + 2is $1750per month. The City contracts through CalPERS medical program (PEMHCA) which offers multiple PPO and HMO options for health insurance providers. Employees also have the choice of Delta Dental PPO or HMO plans. RETIREMENT Employees will be enrolled in a defined benefit (pension) plan with the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS determines the retirement plan in which a new employee will be enrolled based on the individual's membership status with CalPERS or a reciprocal retirement system on the individual's first day of employment with the City. Classic CalPERS members will be enrolled in the 2% @ 60 plan, with an employee contribution of 10% (pre-tax). New CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the 2% @ 62 plan, with an employee contribution of 6.25% (pre-tax). The City does not participate in Social Security, though participation Medicare is mandatory (1.45% employee contribution). DEFERRED COMPENSATION Employees may defer earnings, on a pre-tax basis, into a 457 deferred compensation program. This is an optional program. The City contracts with Nationwide Retirement Services. GENERAL LEAVE General Leave may be used for vacation and/or illness. Annual accrual amounts increase from 160 to 248 with years of service. HOLIDAYS The City has 13paid holidays per calendar year. LIFE INSURANCE Full-Time employees receive a $100,000 life insurance policy. LONG-TERM DISABILITY The Long-Term disability program provides 60% of the employees' income when the employee becomes disabled because of an illness, injury or accident. UNIFORM ALLOWANCE The City provides a uniform maintenance allowance of $250 per year for those full-time employees required to wear a City uniform. EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE PAY Educational Incentive pay for unit employees as follows: BA/BS degree - $28.85 per pay period Masters degree - $38.46 per pay period ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULE Employees in this bargaining unit may be assigned the 9/80, 3/12.5or 4/10 alternative work schedules. RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE Employees who retire from the City of Tustin with ten (10) years of full-time service and continue enrollment in the City's health plan are eligible for reimbursement of $250 per month toward retiree health insurance costs. Employees first hired into a benefitted position with the City of Tustin prior to July 1, 2011 are eligible for this benefit after five (5) years of service. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT After passing the probationary period, employees may request reimbursement up to a maximum of $4000 per calendar year for tuition and related expenses when attending a community college or four year university. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Employees are enrolled in an Employee Assistance Program that provides a variety of legal and counseling services. MEDICARE All newly hired employees contribute a portion of gross salary for Medicare coverage. The employee contribution to Medicare is 1.45%. SECTION 125 MEDICAL & DEPENDENT CARE PROGRAM The section 125 program is optional for employees and provides a method to pay medical and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis. SPECIALTY PAY The City has specialty pay for designated positions. Examples of specialty pay include Bilingual Pay, Stand-by Pay, Call-Back Pay, Special Assignment and Shift Differential. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Jan 17, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Tustin Police Department is currently seeking applicants for Police Officer Lateral, experienced only. This recruitment is open to candidates who have been employed as a Police Officer, and is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. A completed City application and a copy of your POST certificate must be submitted to be considered. ***NOTE*** Newly hired sworn police employees will be enrolled in one of the City's CalPERS Safety plans for retirement benefits. Individuals who are considered "current members" of CalPERS as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) of 2013 (e.g. enrolled in a CalPERS or reciprocal retirement plan within six months of start date) will be enrolled in the 2% at 50 plan; all other individuals will be enrolled in the 2.7% at 57 plan. This position, under general supervision, performs law enforcement and crime prevention work in the protection of life and property. Patrols assigned areas in a radio equipped patrol vehicle or on foot; answers calls for assistance from the public; makes arrests and issues citations for violations of laws or ordinances; investigates misdemeanors and felonies; secures and preserves crime scenes and evidence for further investigation; investigates traffic accidents; conducts interviews with victims, witnesses and suspects; testifies in court, often during off-duty hours; provides information to the general public; escorts and transports prisoners; prepares comprehensive reports; safeguards life and property; renders first aid to the injured in emergency situations and other related duties as assigned. Applicants must be available to work day, evening and late night/early morning shifts, weekends and holidays. Selection Process 1. Physical Agility 2. Oral Interview 3. Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination 4. Police Chief's Interview 5. Psychological and Medical Examinations (upon conditional offer of employment) Candidates successfully completing all components of the selection process will be placed on an employment eligibility list from which hires may be made. The eligible list is valid for one year. The duration of the selection process typically lasts 6-9 months. ***IMPORTANT*** A comprehensive background investigation and polygraph will be conducted on any eligible persons considered for hire. Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be grounds for disqualification. A pre-employment medical, psychological evaluation AND a drug screen will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Patrols, either in a vehicle or on foot, an assigned area during an assigned shift and looks for indicators of possible criminal activity or threats to life and property; answers calls for police services; enforces City, county, and state laws; makes field contacts and completes forms; may conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, robberies, vehicle accidents, suspected homicides, and other criminal incidents • Responds to calls related to traffic incidents and other emergencies; observes, monitors, and controls routine and unusual traffic conditions; assists and advises motorists and enforces traffic safety laws • Makes arrests as necessary; serves warrants and subpoenas; conducts searches and seizures involving people, vehicles and structures; interviews victims, complainants, and witnesses; interrogates suspects; gathers and preserves evidence; receives, searches, and books prisoners; fingerprints and transports prisoners; testifies and presents evidence in court • Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders • Writes reports and field notes; participates in staff development; attends briefings and training sessions; performs routine maintenance on assigned patrol vehicle, firearms, and other equipment • Makes traffic stops and issues warnings, citations, or makes arrests as necessary; checks vehicles and observes vehicle occupants; investigates scenes of vehicle accidents, provides emergency medical care as necessary, directs traffic and arranges for clearing of the roadway, interviews drivers and witnesses and prepares reports; directs traffic during a fire, special event, and other emergency or congested situations • Assists the public and answers questions; administers first aid and responds to calls for medical assistance; establishes and maintains good relationships with the general public • As assigned, makes presentations before a variety of public groups to promote crime prevention activities and to enhance public understanding of Police Department activities; serves as liaison to neighborhood watch groups and schools • May conduct traffic control and security at parades and/or sporting events; takes information and writes reports; transports evidence; enforces parking regulations; may transport prisoners Minimum Qualifications Age: 21 years at time of appointment. License/Certificates: At time of appointment, candidate must possess a valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record. Experience/Education: High school graduation or equivalent required. Candidates must have successfully completed an approved California Basic Police Academy. Must be currently employed as a Police Officer, or have been employed as a Police Officer within the last six months. College education is desirable. Skill in: Writing legibly using correct English sentence structure and grammar; driving a vehicle safely under varied and sometimes difficult conditions. Authorization to Work: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law. Background/Character: Free from conviction of a felony or serious misdemeanor; demonstrates maturity, good judgment and ethical behavior; willing to perform non-traditional and innovative duties to improve the community, police relations and moral standards compatible with law enforcement. Physical: Must be in excellent physical condition; weight in proportion to height; normal hearing; vision 20/100 correctable to 20/20; normal color vision and physically capable of performing the duties of a Police Officer. Working Conditions & Physical Demands Position requires prolonged sitting, walking, reaching, twisting, and turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The incumbent must also be able to lift, carry, drag, pull and push objects and persons weighing at least 165 pounds; stand for extended periods of time such as in guarding a crime scene; run for extended periods of time such as in foot pursuit of suspects; distinguish colors and observe and recognize people, vehicles and environmental conditions during the day and night; recall details concerning incidents, people and occurrences to write thorough, accurate and complete reports; hear radio transmissions in noisy environments such as in a busy intersection; maintain composure and good judgment while under stress. Incumbents are assigned to rotating work shifts, including holidays and weekends. The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. The City of Tustin offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit program that includes: FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN The City provides a specific dollar amount to each employee to use toward the purchase of individual or family health coverage, dental plans, vision coverage, additional life insurance, deferred compensation, and other optional benefits. Currently, the flexible benefit amount forEmployee + 2is $1669 per month. The City contracts through CalPERS medical program (PEMHCA) which offers multiple PPO and HMO options for health insurance providers. Employees also have the choice of Delta Dental PPO or HMO plans. RETIREMENT Employees will be enrolled in a defined benefit (pension) plan with the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS determines the retirement plan in which a new employee will be enrolled based on the individual's membership status with CalPERS or a reciprocal retirement system on the individual's first day of employment with the City. Classic CalPERS members will be enrolled in the 2% @ 50 plan, with an employee contribution of 12% (pre-tax). New CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the 2.7% @ 57 plan, with an employee contribution of 12% (pre-tax). The City does not participate in Social Security, though participation Medicare is mandatory (1.45% employee contribution). DEFERRED COMPENSATION The City shall contribute $37 permonth for each unit employee (except Police Recruits) to a 457 deferred compensation plan. Employees may elect to defer additional earnings, on a pre-tax basis, into a 457 deferred compensation program. The City contracts with Nationwide Retirement Services. GENERAL LEAVE General Leave may be used for vacation and/or illness. Annual accrual amounts increase from 160 to 248 with years of service. Annually, employees may request to cash out of a portion of their accrued General Leave. HOLIDAYS The City has 13paid holidays per calendar year. EDUCATIONAL/POST INCENTIVE PAY Educational Incentive pay for unit employees as follows: BA/BS degree - $412.50/month Masters degree - $462.50/month Police Officers shall receive 5% of base salary for having an Intermediate POST certificate and 10% for having an Advanced POST certificate. LONGEVITY PAY An employee who has been continuosly employed by the City of Tustin in any full-time position for between 10-19 years and 364 days shall receive 2.5% of base salary. Employees with 20 years or more shall receive 5% of base salary for longevity pay. LIFE INSURANCE Full-Time employees receive a $100,000 life insurance policy. LONG-TERM DISABILITY Employees receive Long-Term Disability benefits through The Tustin Police Officers Association (TPOA). UNIFORM ALLOWANCE The City provides a uniform maintenance allowance of $429 per year for those full-time employees required to wear a City uniform. ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULE Employees in this bargaining unit may be assigned the 3/12.5 or 4/10 alternative work schedules. RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE Employees who retire from the City of Tustin with ten (10) years of full-time service and continue enrollment in the City's health plan are eligible for reimbursement of $350 per month toward retiree health insurance costs. Employees first hired into a benefitted position with the City of Tustin prior to July 1, 2011 are eligible for this benefit after five (5) years of service. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT After passing the probationary period, employees may request reimbursement up to a maximum of $4000 per calendar year for tuition and related expenses when attending a community college or four year university. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Employees are enrolled in an Employee Assistance Program that provides a variety of legal and counseling services. MEDICARE All newly hired employees contribute a portion of gross salary for Medicare coverage. The employee contribution to Medicare is 1.45%. SECTION 125 MEDICAL & DEPENDENT CARE PROGRAM The section 125 program is optional for employees and provides a method to pay medical and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis. ADDITIONAL PAY The City has additional forms of pay for designated positions. Examples of additional pay include Bilingual Pay, Stand-by Pay, Call-Back Pay, Court Pay, Special Assignment, and Shift Differential. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Part Time
Description THE CITY OF TUSTIN: Tustin is a vibrant and charming city nestled in the heart of Orange County. It remains true to its quaint heritage while warmly welcoming neighbors and planning for purposeful growth in the future. Called home by a passionate and diverse community, Tustin is a place for all generations and every walk of life. Behind this beloved community, there is a team of practiced public servants who steward the City’s future while maintaining its unique charm and rich history. By balancing the needs of today with optimism for tomorrow, the City of Tustin works to realize its vision of a safe, high-quality and thriving community. THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT: The Tustin Public Works Department is responsible for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of all public infrastructure and public right-of-way. Join our team and help the Tustin Public Works Department achieve Tustin’s mission of providing effective, high-quality services that foster safety, quality of life, and economic vitality throughout our community. THE POSITION: If you enjoy working outdoors and are interested in gaining experience in the Field Services and/or Water Services, we encourage you to apply to join the Tustin Public Works Department in the part-time position of Maintenance Aide. A successful candidate will be reliable, motivated to serve their community, and capable of working independently . Incumbents will perform a variety of unskilled to semi-skilled manual labor tasks related to the maintenance and repair of the City's facilities, parks, and/or water distribution system. Given that this is a part-time, at-will, non-benefitted position, hours will be limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Hours worked may vary significantly from week to week. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Application materials will be carefully reviewed to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Those who are best qualified may then be invited to participate in a recorded video interview. The top remaining candidates may then be invited to participate in a panel interview. Those who pass the recorded video interview and/or panel interview will earn placement on the eligible list, which may be used for current and future vacancies in the job classification. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. Examples of Duties As a part-time Maintenance Aide, incumbents will perform a wide variety of duties. Examples of these duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Operates a wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment; observes proper safety precautions and complies with Cal-OSHA personal and equipment safety regulations • Operates motor vehicles in a safe manner • Maintains and organizes work area to ensure a clean and safe working environment; maintains and cleans assigned vehicles, tools and equipment • Completes basic activity records and reports • Assists the public with directions, questions regarding City regulations, and other basic inquiries as needed • Responds to emergency calls for maintenance and repair activities Field Services • Cleans and prepares park facilities for use by the general public; cleans and disinfects rest rooms, drinking fountains, and fixtures; ensures specified sanitary standards are maintained; cleans entrances to buildings by sweeping, hosing, and picking up of trash • Follows an assigned route and performs general cleanup of parks and buildings utilized by the public when closed during weekends and holidays • Works alone or as a member of a crew to perform trash removal; empties and cleans waste receptacles, rakes sand lots, brooms sand off of concrete and rubber areas • Removes graffiti from buildings and structures • Checks playground equipment for defects and makes minor repairs • Prepares and cleans facilities prior to user events; moves furniture or other heavy objects on request or for set-up of City functions; makes minor repairs and adjustments to building fixtures and equipment • Secures buildings by locking and unlocking rooms, windows, or offices, the City Hall, and related City facilities; may set-up intercom or speaker systems • Performs minor repairs and maintenance in the streets, weed control, parks, buildings or landscape section as part of a crew of the Public Works Department as needed • Reports fire, sanitary, safety, or security hazards in City facilities; reports needed maintenance or repair Water Services • Removes and installs water meters • Manually digs and backfills trenches and holes to facilitate installation and repair of water systems • Locates, inspects, and investigates water lines and sources of leaks; assists in repairing leaks when necessary • Assists in the installation, repair, and maintenance of various water system appurtenances, including pipes, mains, meters, and valves Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or equivalent; and six (6) months of experience in general maintenance work. To view the knowledge, skills, & abilities expected of the position, please follow the link here . SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a Class C California driver’s license and an acceptable driving record. Receive satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination and administrative screening. May be required to work varying shifts outside of regular business hours (e.g., early morning, evenings, holidays, and weekends) and may be called to respond to emergencies outside of regular business hours. Working Conditions & Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The position primarily works in field settings. The employee must have the ability to sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear. The position requires the ability to exert a moderate to extensive amount of physical effort involving stooping, crouching, climbing, kneeling, working in confined spaces, and lifting, carrying, or pushing equipment, tools, supplies and other materials typically weighing up to 60 pounds. The employee may be exposed to strong odors, smoke, strong and/or toxic chemicals, and loud noise in the performance of duties. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment for this group is at-will and based on continued programmatic needs. No guarantees are made related to hours or longevity. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees do not receive health, retirement, or any other benefits unless otherwise required by law . DEFERRED COMPENSATION In lieu of Social Security, e mployees are required to contribute 5.5% of salary on a pre-tax basis every pay period to an OBRA 457 deferred compensation plan. The City contributes an additional 2%, for a total combined contribution of 7.5%. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Part Time
Description THE CITY OF TUSTIN: Tustin is a vibrant and charming city nestled in the heart of Orange County. It remains true to its quaint heritage while warmly welcoming neighbors and planning for purposeful growth in the future. Called home by a passionate and diverse community, Tustin is a place for all generations and every walk of life. Behind this beloved community, there is a team of practiced public servants who steward the City’s future while maintaining its unique charm and rich history. By balancing the needs of today with optimism for tomorrow, the City of Tustin works to realize its vision of a safe, high-quality and thriving community. THE POSITION: The Community Development Department’s Planning Division provides expertise in zoning, development, historic preservation, grants, land use planning, and more. The Administrative Intern / Graduate Intern position is a training classification specifically designed to provide on-the-job training to current students in pursuit of a degree. Employees are assigned to one job classification or the other based on their current education status. The Administrative Intern classification is intended for individuals enrolled in an associate's or bachelor’s degree program, while the Graduate Intern classification is designed for individuals enrolled in a graduate school advanced degree program. If you are looking for an opportunity to gain valuable experience in this field, we encourage you to apply to join Tustin’s Community Development Department in the part-time position of Administrative Intern / Graduate Intern. A successful candidate will be motivated, curious, friendly, and open to applying classroom experience to a real-world setting. Given that this is a part-time, at-will, non-benefitted position, hours will be limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Hours worked may vary significantly from week to week. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Application materials will be carefully reviewed to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Those who are best qualified may then be invited to participate in a recorded video interview. The top remaining candidates may then be invited to participate in a panel interview. Those who pass the recorded video interview and/or panel interview will earn placement on the eligible list, which may be used for current and future vacancies in the job classification. This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur and may close at any time. Examples of Duties As a part-time Administrative intern / Graduate Intern, incumbents will perform a wide variety of duties. Examples of these duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Performs research and analysis on assigned projects, prepares reports to summarize findings, and makes recommendations for appropriate action; prepares visual aids such as charts, graphs, and presentation slides • Provides verbal or written information in response to inquiries and requests from other employees and the public; provides technical and administrative assistance • Maintains and updates a variety of departmental files, records, and databases; compiles data and prepares reports • Reviews applications, records, and files for completeness and conformance with established regulations and procedures • Assists department employees in the performance of assigned tasks Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Administrative Intern : Graduation from high school and current enrollment in an accredited college or university in pursuit of an associate's or bachelor's degree with a major course of study in public administration, business administration, or a field related to the specific position assignment. Graduate Intern : Bachelor’s degree and current enrollment in a graduate school advanced degree program with a major course of study in public administration, business administration, or a field related to the specific position assignment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and an acceptable driving record. Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination and administrative screening. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: To view the knowledge, skills, & abilities expected of the position, please follow the link here . Working Conditions & Physical Demands Information on the physical demands, mental demands, and work environment for the position can be found by following the link here . The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment for this group is at-will and based on continued programmatic needs. No guarantees are made related to hours or longevity. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Employees do not receive health, retirement, or any other benefits unless otherwise required by law . DEFERRED COMPENSATION In lieu of Social Security, e mployees are required to contribute 5.5% of salary on a pre-tax basis every pay period to an OBRA 457 deferred compensation plan. The City contributes an additional 2%, for a total combined contribution of 7.5%. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED AND MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME To be considered, a City application and typing certification (40 nwpm) must be submitted. For typing certification requirements, CLICK HERE . Under general supervision, provides assistance and oversight to police records staff and performs the most complex and specialized records management duties. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Police Records Lead is the advanced journey level civilian classification in the Police Records series. An employee in this classification oversees the work of a shift of records staff and assists with maintaining police records systems and providing information and assistance to law enforcement personnel and the general public. The Police Records Lead is distinguished from the Police Records Specialist by a more advanced knowledge of pertinent laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations, the performance of the more difficult and complex unit assignments, and the responsibility for providing leadership and guidance to subordinate records staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Police Records Supervisor. Provides lead supervision to Police Records Specialists. SELECTION PROCESS Each component listed below must be passed in order to continue to the next phase. Applicants will receive written notification of their current status in the selection process. 1. Oral Panel Interview 3. Background Investigation 4. Police Chief's Interview Candidates successfully completing all components of the selection process will be placed on an employment eligibility list from which hires may be made. The eligible list is valid for one year. The duration of the selection process typically lasts 6-9 months. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Provides leadership and guidance to records personnel on an assigned shift to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures; explains work procedures and methods; performs or assists with the most complex, difficult, or sensitive duties • Observes and strictly enforces security regulations and procedures pertaining to the processing, maintenance and release of highly confidential records and reports • Reviews the work of assigned employees for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques, and compliance with applicable standards and regulations; ensures proper practices and procedures are followed • Trains records employees in work methods, procedures, and techniques; provides guidance and technical assistance to staff • Monitors employee performance; assists Police Records Supervisor with the preparation of performance evaluations • Assists the Police Records Supervisor with scheduling, prioritizing, and coordinating staff work assignments to ensure proper coverage • Serves as administrator for electronic fingerprinting system; adds and deletes personnel to system user group; schedules personnel for training as necessary • Acts as the Police Records Supervisor as directed • Processes, maintains, and updates a variety of departmental files, records, and databases on warrants, citations, arrests, criminal cases, investigations, employee training records, employee performance evaluations, and related police data; operates electronic records management system, California Law Enforcement Telecommunication System (CLETS) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) law enforcement network systems, and/or standard business software to enter and retrieve data; verifies and approve CLETS data entries • Electronically scans, indexes, and files accident, crime, and arrest reports, citations, and other police data; organizes records in alphabetical, numerical, chronological, or subject matter classification • Researches, retrieves, compiles, and copies information from police records to assist police field personnel with ongoing investigations and operations; processes outgoing requests for information from the public, court representatives, and other law enforcement personnel via mail and facsimile • Compiles, tabulates, and verifies information and statistical data pertaining to arrests, cases, and other departmental operations; prepares related statistical and summary reports for use by police personnel and the court system • Completes, collects, organizes, and distributes forms, informational materials, and other paperwork for departmental staff, courts, and law enforcement agencies; checks forms, records, reports, and files for accuracy, completeness and conformance to departmental policies and procedures • Types, completes, and distributes a variety of letters, memoranda, notifications, and general correspondence • Assists the public and other law enforcement agencies at the counter and over the telephone; responds to questions, complaints, and requests; provides information regarding departmental procedures and regulations involving police records, criminal violations, and impounded vehicles; directs callers to appropriate parties as necessary • Provides coverage for Police Records Specialists, as necessary Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes: Education and/or Experience: Graduation from high school; and three (3) years of general clerical or records management experience. Police records experience is desirable. Licenses and/or Certificates: A valid California Law Enforcement Teletype Systems (CLETS) certificate is required within three months of employment. Special Requirements: Satisfactory results from a background investigation and administrative screening. Required to work rotating shifts that are typically twelve and one-half (12 ½) hours per day and which include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES Knowledge of: • Principles and practices of lead supervision and training • Principles and procedures of records management, including alphabetical, numerical, and chronological filing systems • Standard business software, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and scanning programs • Proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation • Federal, state and local laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations governing the maintenance and release of police records and information Skill to: • Operate various types of standard office equipment including a personal computer and related software Ability to : • Plan, organize, supervise, assign, and evaluate the work of others • Interpret, explain, and apply pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing • Understand and follow oral and written instructions • Prepare and maintain accurate and precise written documents such as reports, records, forms, and correspondence • Evaluate situations, identify problems, and exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines • Establish and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with coworkers, management, government officials, the public, and others encountered in the course of the work • Type accurately at a speed of at least 40 net words per minute • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information • Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet strict deadlines • Perform basic arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy • Maintain professionalism, courtesy, and composure at all times, including stressful situations and handle disputes and complaints in a calm, courteous, and tactful manner • Work independently and efficiently with a minimum amount of on-site supervision Working Conditions & Physical Demands The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to sit; talk or hear, in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms. Employees are frequently required to walk and stand and to lift and move records and documents weighing up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The employee works in a paramilitary environment with a highly structured chain-of-command system. Mental Demands: While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve complex problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; perform highly detailed work under changing, intensive deadlines, on multiple concurrent tasks; work with constant interruptions; and interact with staff, other law enforcement officials, and the general public. Work Environment: The employee typically works in office conditions; the noise level is frequently quiet or moderately quiet, at or below 85 decibels. The employee may be exposed to individuals under arrest when fingerprinting and photographing arrestees and/or physically searching female arrestees. TYPING CERTIFICATION For typing certification requirements (40 net words per minute), CLICK HERE . The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. The City of Tustin offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit program that includes: FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN The City provides a specific dollar amount to each employee to use toward the purchase of individual or family health coverage, dental plans, vision coverage, additional life insurance, deferred compensation, and other optional benefits. Currently, the flexible benefit amount forEmployee + 2is $1750per month. The City contracts through CalPERS medical program (PEMHCA) which offers multiple PPO and HMO options for health insurance providers. Employees also have the choice of Delta Dental PPO or HMO plans. RETIREMENT Employees will be enrolled in a defined benefit (pension) plan with the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS determines the retirement plan in which a new employee will be enrolled based on the individual's membership status with CalPERS or a reciprocal retirement system on the individual's first day of employment with the City. Classic CalPERS members will be enrolled in the 2% @ 60 plan, with an employee contribution of 10% (pre-tax). New CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the 2% @ 62 plan, with an employee contribution of 6.25% (pre-tax). The City does not participate in Social Security, though participation Medicare is mandatory (1.45% employee contribution). DEFERRED COMPENSATION Employees may defer earnings, on a pre-tax basis, into a 457 deferred compensation program. This is an optional program. The City contracts with Nationwide Retirement Services. GENERAL LEAVE General Leave may be used for vacation and/or illness. Annual accrual amounts increase from 160 to 248 with years of service. HOLIDAYS The City has 13paid holidays per calendar year. LIFE INSURANCE Full-Time employees receive a $100,000 life insurance policy. LONG-TERM DISABILITY The Long-Term disability program provides 60% of the employees' income when the employee becomes disabled because of an illness, injury or accident. UNIFORM ALLOWANCE The City provides a uniform maintenance allowance of $250 per year for those full-time employees required to wear a City uniform. EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE PAY Educational Incentive pay for unit employees as follows: BA/BS degree - $28.85 per pay period Masters degree - $38.46 per pay period ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULE Employees in this bargaining unit may be assigned the 9/80, 3/12.5or 4/10 alternative work schedules. RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE Employees who retire from the City of Tustin with ten (10) years of full-time service and continue enrollment in the City's health plan are eligible for reimbursement of $250 per month toward retiree health insurance costs. Employees first hired into a benefitted position with the City of Tustin prior to July 1, 2011 are eligible for this benefit after five (5) years of service. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT After passing the probationary period, employees may request reimbursement up to a maximum of $4000 per calendar year for tuition and related expenses when attending a community college or four year university. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Employees are enrolled in an Employee Assistance Program that provides a variety of legal and counseling services. MEDICARE All newly hired employees contribute a portion of gross salary for Medicare coverage. The employee contribution to Medicare is 1.45%. SECTION 125 MEDICAL & DEPENDENT CARE PROGRAM The section 125 program is optional for employees and provides a method to pay medical and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis. SPECIALTY PAY The City has specialty pay for designated positions. Examples of specialty pay include Bilingual Pay, Stand-by Pay, Call-Back Pay, Special Assignment and Shift Differential. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
Description This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time. Under administrative direction, performs advanced technical and analytical work in the planning, development, and implementation of Information Technology projects and programs. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Senior Information Technology Specialist is the advanced journey level classification in the Information Technology series. An employee at this level performs diverse, specialized, and complex information technology duties involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility. Incumbents are assigned to focus primarily on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Applications, though they may work on a variety of other information technology projects and tasks. The Senior Information Technology Specialist is distinguished from the Information Technology Specialist by the complexity of the work performed, the required technical expertise, and the independence with which the employee is expected to operate. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the Information Technology Supervisor and Deputy Director of Finance. May provide lead supervision to Information Technology Specialists. SELECTION PROCESS: Application materials will be carefully reviewed to identify those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Individuals who are best qualified will be invited to participate in a panel interview. All candidates who pass the panel interview will earn placement on the eligible list, which may be used for current and future vacancies in the job classification. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Serves as a technical expert within area of assignment, providing guidance and direction to staff and resolving complex problems; participates in developing strategic plans for systems and applications development and modification within area of expertise • Answers questions and provides information to system and application users in other City departments and divisions; analyzes questions and recommends appropriate corrective action • Develops, updates, maintains, and enhances technology solutions in the area of assignment; researches and evaluates solutions; provides recommendations related to business processes and the development and/or improvement of hardware, software, systems, or applications in order to deliver enhanced service and outcomes, such as faster processing times and automating manual or inefficient processes; recommends and/or implements operating system adjustments to maximize application performance • Communicates and coordinates with staff in other City departments and divisions on business process technology needs within the area of assignment; facilitates and oversees the analysis and design of technology solutions to make sure business needs are met • Monitors the operating performance of hardware, software, systems, or applications; performs testing, maintenance, and upgrades as necessary; ensures operational effectiveness and data security • Serves as the administrator for complex databases; researches and identifies database environment requirements and specifications; determines integration requirements to ensure interoperability across multiple platforms and technologies • Translates system specifications and requirements into logical system processes; acts as a liaison with end users in support of data needs and reporting; using GIS and related software and hardware in conjunction with relational database management systems, designs, programs, develops, troubleshoots, implements and documents geographic information systems and databases to produce maps, reports, files, statistical analysis, and other specialized user needs • Provides customer support for hardware, software, systems, and applications in area of assignment; develops and implements user training • Coordinates with vendors to provide technology solutions; serves as liaison with vendors to resolve issues and maintain systems • Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods, policies, and procedures; identifies opportunities for improvement; implements recommendations • Manages and coordinates assigned information technology projects • Participates in developing and analyzing work plans, processes, systems and procedures to achieve division goals, objectives and work standards and implement projects • Trains, leads, and provides technical guidance to Information Technology Specialists regarding work methods and procedures; provides guidance in using more advanced technologies and solving hardware and software problems; checks work in progress and upon completion • Prepares complex reports, correspondence, and other documents; participates in committees; attends meetings, conferences, and training sessions • Maintains current knowledge of new trends and innovations in the field of information technology; attends and participates in professional group meetings; participates in professional development activities • Maintains the security and integrity of confidential and proprietary information and computer facilities • Assists in the development and maintenance of Citywide information technology standards, policies, and procedures Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes : Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in computer science or a closely related field, and four (4) years of experience implementing and managing information technology projects and solutions. Experience in GIS and/or possession of GIS certification is highly desirable. Licenses and/or Certificates : Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and an acceptable driving record. A valid California Law Enforcement Teletype Systems (CLETS) certificate is required within three (3) months of employment. Special Requirements : Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination and administrative screening. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES Knowledge of: • Principles and practices of contemporary information technology management, including computer system administration, software design, and programming, testing, documentation, and reporting • Current technology goals, objectives, and trends • Principles, practices, methods, and techniques used in the installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of systems, applications, and hardware • Common operating systems, database platforms, and programming languages • Project management standards, methodologies, tools, and processes • Information systems security concepts, practices, and methods • Principles and practices of relational database design and administration • Principles and practices of customer service • Research and technical report writing methods and techniques • Principles and practices of leadership, teamwork, and conflict resolution • As assigned, principles and practices of Geographic Information Systems, including drafting and mapping procedures and civil and mechanical engineering nomenclature • As assigned, advanced knowledge of the design and development of a variety of web-based, mobile, and desktop applications Skill to: • Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and testing devices • Operate a motor vehicle safely Ability to: • Read, absorb, apply, and explain advanced technical information • Troubleshoot system and application problems using logical and methodical processes • Exercise sound independent judgment, decisiveness, and creativity within established guidelines • Evaluate situations, identify problems and trends, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals • Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and complete training materials, technical reports, recommendations, and correspondence • Plan, organize, and lead tasks and projects in order to meet deadlines • Work both independently and as a cohesive team member • Communicate ideas, concepts, and recommendations clearly, both orally and in writing, to both information technology colleagues as well as end users • Interface with users on a non-technical level to troubleshoot and research solutions to technology problems • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those encountered in the course of work • Plan, assign, coordinate, and evaluate the work of assigned staff Working Conditions & Physical Demands The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands: The employee is constantly required to use fingers to enter data, hands to lightly grasp small components, or firmly grasp printers and personal computers, and to operate computer hardware, peripheral devices, and telecommunications consoles. The employee frequently reaches with hands and arms below and above the shoulder level to access workstations and to occasionally lift, move and carry computer hardware and peripheral devices weighing up to 50 pounds. The employee is required to frequently sit and stand and walk to access work areas and files; stoop, crouch, kneel, twist and/or turn to install, access or remove information technology hardware, such as desktop computers, printers, laptops, cabling, and electronic devices. The employee is required to hear, talk, see, and touch components. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Mental Demands: The employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; learn and apply new information or skills; and interact with staff, contractors, and others encountered in the course of work. Work Environment: The employee typically works in office conditions; the noise level is frequently quiet or moderately quiet, at or below 85 decibels. Occasional driving is required to different City facilities to install, troubleshoot, repair, or upgrade software and hardware. The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. The City of Tustin offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit program that includes: FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN The City provides a specific dollar amount to each employee to use toward the purchase of individual or family health coverage, dental plans, vision coverage, additional life insurance, deferred compensation, and other optional benefits. Currently, the flexible benefit amount for Employee + 2 is $1950 per month. The City contracts through CalPERS medical program (PEMHCA) which offers multiple PPO and HMO options for health insurance providers. Employees also have the choice of Delta Dental PPO or HMO plans. RETIREMENT Employees will be enrolled in a defined benefit (pension) plan with the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS determines the retirement plan in which a new employee will be enrolled based on the individual's membership status with CalPERS or a reciprocal retirement system on the individual's first day of employment with the City. Classic CalPERS members will be enrolled in the 2% @ 60 plan, with an employee contribution of 10% (pre-tax). New CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the 2% @ 62 plan, with an employee contribution of 6.25% (pre-tax). The City does not participate in Social Security, though participation Medicare is mandatory (1.45% employee contribution). DEFERRED COMPENSATION Employees may defer earnings, on a pre-tax basis, into a 457 deferred compensation program. This is an optional program and the City contracts with Nationwide Retirement Services. GENERAL LEAVE General Leave may be used for vacation and/or illness. Annual accrual amounts increase from 160 to 248 with years of service. ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE Management employees receive up to 80 hours of Administrative Leave annually. HOLIDAYS The City has 13paid holidays per calendar year. LIFE INSURANCE Full-Time employees receive a $200,000 life insurance policy. LONG-TERM DISABILITY The Long-Term disability program provides 60% of the employees' income when the employee becomes disabled because of an illness, injury or accident. UNIFORM ALLOWANCE Deputy Police Chief and Police Captains will receive an allowance of $16.50 biweekly, up to a maximum of $429 per year for care and maintenance of City uniforms. ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULE The 9/80 alternative work schedule is available for most full-time positions. RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE Employees who retire from the City of Tustin with ten (10) years of full-time service and continue enrollment in the City's health plan are eligible for reimbursement of $350 per month toward retiree health insurance costs. Employees first hired into a benefitted position with the City of Tustin prior to July 1, 2011 are eligible for this benefit after five (5) years of service. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT After passing the probationary period, employees may request reimbursement up to a maximum of $4000 per calendar year for tuition and related expenses when attending a community college or four year university. EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE PAY Deputy Police Chief is eligible to receive $575 per month for a Bachelor's degree and $600 per month for a Master's degree. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Employees are enrolled in an Employee Assistance Program that provides a variety of legal and counseling services. MEDICARE All newly hired employees contribute a portion of gross salary for Medicare coverage. The employee contribution to Medicare is 1.45%. SECTION 125 MEDICAL & DEPENDENT CARE PROGRAM The section 125 program is optional for employees and provides a method to pay medical and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis.
City of Tustin, CA Tustin, California, United States
Nov 28, 2023
Contractor
Description The City of Tustin is currently seeking applicants with solid instructional experience to enhance our contract class offerings. Contract Class Instructors have unique skills or expertise and are familiar with sharing their knowledge with members of the public in a class or workshop setting. Contract Class Instructors are independent contractors and are not employed by the City . Compensation will be as agreed upon by the parties in each individual Contract Class Instructor’s contract. Typically, compensation for classes held at City facilities is split 65/35 with the Contract Class Instructor or as is defined by the contract. The City makes no guarantees on the number of classes, the number of students, or the amount of revenue that a class may generate. Typical classes take place one day per week, for four (4) to six (6) week sessions. The City can continue class offerings into subsequent quarters depending on the success and enrollment of the class. Summer camps are held from June through mid-August and coincide with the Tustin Unified School District’s calendar. Camps run three (3) to five (5) days per week for a half or full day. Class offerings will continue into subsequent weeks if the class meets the community's needs. The City’s specific areas of interest for Contract Class Instructors include but are not limited to: Junior Bakers Culinary skills and basics Culinary specialty skills or cuisines Parent & Me Art Science for Tots Journaling Skills for Kids Salsa Bachata Adult Fitness APPLYING AND SUBMITTING YOUR CLASS PROPOSAL : To apply, download the Instructor Application and submit the application either in person, by e-mail or by mail to: City of Tustin Parks and Recreation Department Attention: Stephanie Finn, Recreation Coordinator 300 Centennial Way Tustin, CA 92780 Please consider the following guidelines prior to applying and submitting your class proposal: Workshops and classes that are designed to sell or recommend products from your business or promote your consulting or investing services are not permitted. The activity guide for the current quarter of the Tustin Today should be reviewed prior to submission to see if the proposed class is already being offered. Class proposals that may be new or unique approaches to existing classes offered will be considered. Review our Teaching web page for additional information and Contract Instructor Application Deadlines . The City’s Parks and Recreation staff will review proposals for potential inclusion as City-offered contract classes. If your proposal is selected, we will notify you. Selected programs will be promoted in the Tustin Today Activity Guide, online catalog, and on the City’s Parks and Recreation social media platforms. This is provided that all of the following criterion have been met: The class is not a duplication of an existing class or program that sufficiently meets demand. The class does not pose an unreasonable safety risk to participants. The class title and subject matter are interpreted as an appropriate City service consistent with the City's adopted policies, mission, vision, and values. The classes registration revenues are anticipated to be sufficient to recover costs borne by City based on projected class attendance. Thank you for your interest in becoming a Contract Class Instructor for the City’s Parks and Recreation Department. Independent contractors are not employed by the City and do not receive benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous