The City of Laguna Beach was founded on June 29, 1927, and is a small town of
picturesque beaches, hiking trails, a walkable downtown, and summer art festivals.
Located in southwest Orange County, Laguna Beach occupies 8.84 square miles,
has a population of approximately 23,000 and welcomes six million visitors each
year.

The City provides a full range of services, including recreational activities, cultural
arts events, public works services, transit operations, community development,
administrative services, and police, fire, and marine safety protection.

Laguna Beach operates under a council-manager form of government. Policymaking
and legislative authority are vested in a five-person City Council. The City
Manager carries out the policies and ordinances of the City Council, oversees the
day-to-day operations of the City, and appoints department heads.

22 job(s) at City of Laguna Beach

CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time
Description We are seeking a detailed and customer service oriented individual to fill the role of Building Plan Checker! The Position: Under general supervision from the Building Official, reviews building plans and specifications for residential, commercial buildings, alterations and repair; to assist at the public counter by providing technical support; and secure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, standards, municipal codes, and other established policies and procedures. Reports to/Supervises : Reports to the Building Official. Selection Process: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with a first review date of Thursday, December 15, 2022 . Applications will be screened carefully and selected applicants will be invited to participate in the Structured Panel Interview. Additional job-related skills testing may be used to assess an applicant's ability to perform successfully in this position. The candidates who pass each component will be placed on an employment eligibility list. The appointing hiring authority will further review the job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. The selection process indicated above may be modified based on the needs of the City. Applicants will be notified of any changes that may occur. Pre-placement Process: Selected candidates must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, and a pre-placement physical including a drug test. Education and employment verification and reference check(s) will also be conducted. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Provide information at the public counter regarding the Building Codes and Ordinances including regulations on occupancies, structures, fire life safety issues, accessibility, energy conservation and other construction related issues. Perform over-the-counter plan check of fences, walls, small room additions, remodels, patios, decks, garages, and other small construction projects. Review building plans for sufficiency and code compliance; route plans to other affected departments. Research construction products and techniques for code approval. Review building plans, details, structural calculations, and specifications submitted with development permit applications to ensure completeness and conformance with all required State of California Title 24, including Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy, Green and Grading codes, State disabled access related codes, and the City's municipal code, and local ordinances. Determine compliance to California Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy and Green Building Standards Code, and pertinent provisions of State, County, & local ordinances. Confer with architects, engineer, contractors, builders and general public to resolve complaints and answer questions regarding plan check correction lists, conditions of permit approvals, and use of alternative methods or materials. Initiates appropriate action to enforce code compliance. Perform related duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Associates Degree in engineering, architecture, building inspection, or a related field Experience: Three (3) years of full-time responsible experience in reviewing construction plans License and Certification Requirement: Certification as a Building Plans Examiner by the International Code Council (ICC) Valid Class C California driver's license and an acceptable driving record The following certifications are not required but are highly desirable: California registration as a Civil or Structural Engineer Certification as an Energy and Green Plans Examiner Certification as a California Access Specialist (CASp) Supplemental Information Knowledge of: California Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy and Green Building Standards Code, State, County, & local ordinances; process for permit issuance; basic structural engineering practices and principals applied to buildings Ability to: Read and interpret plans and specifications; communicate effectively in person and in writing with staff and the public; calculate percentages, fractions, decimals, volumes, ratios, and spatial relationships; use work-related computer applications, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet, and other electronic devices City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department/Division: The Community Development Department is organized into five divisions - Administration, Zoning, Building, Planning, and Code Enforcement. The Building Safety Division is responsible for the building safety standards for the design, construction, use, and occupancy of all buildings and structures within the City of Laguna Beach. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time
Description We are seeking a detailed and customer service oriented individual to fill the role of Office Specialist! The current vacancy is in the Community Development Department. This recruitment may be used to fill similar or lower-level vacancies that may occur throughout the City. The Position: Under the general direction of a supervisor, performs a variety of clerical and customer service tasks of average difficulty in support of a City department. This position is considered entry level in the clerical support series. Performs related work as required. Reports to/Supervises: Reports to the supervisor of the particular department to which he or she is assigned. The Role: This position will be assigned to the Building Safety Division. Specific role duties will and may include processing public record requests, updating and maintaining the department webpage and content, updating and supply public information handouts in displays, generating written reports, processing and balancing receipts and invoices as well as other duties assigned. Cross training opportunities may be available. Application/Selection Process: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with a first review on Wednesday , December 14, 2022. Applications will be screened carefully and selected candidates will be invited to undergo a Structured Panel Interview to evaluate their knowledge, skills and abilities as they relate to the position. The department may include other job-related assessment tools developed to predict successful job performance. At the conclusion of selection testing, names of candidates deemed eligible for hire will be placed on an employment eligibility list. The appointing hiring authority will further review the job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. Pre-Placement Process: Selected candidates must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, and a pre-placement physical including drug test. Education and employment verification and reference check(s) will also be conducted. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Assigned duties vary in character from position to position and bear a direct relationship to the functions of the department where the position is located. Employee competence and familiarity with departmental activities, including considerable knowledge of departmental procedures, policies and regulations are required. Processes a variety of form, permits, and paperwork, including in some cases, departmental monies; maintains filing systems, answers phones Operates standard office equipment Compiles, tabulates and checks statistical data Orders supplies, completes forms Prepares purchase orders, claim vouchers Maintains effective working relationships with vendors Handles citizen complaints May dispatch over a two-way radio, schedule inspections, or provide information related to the areas of responsibility of the department. Types letters, memoranda, logs and bulletins from handwritten drafts, verbal instructions or transcribing equipment Composes and types routine letters, corrects grammar, punctuation and spelling Performs other general office and departmental duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Any additional education or related coursework is highly desired. Experience: At least one (1) year of responsible experience in general clerical work, including experience with basic filing and computer operations is required. Two (2) years or more of responsible experience in general clerical is highly desirable. Municipal experience is also highly desirable. License/Certificate Requirements: Due to the performance of some field duties, which may require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Public relations skills; modern office practices and procedures; file maintenance and record keeping systems; operation of general office equipment, including a personal computer using Windows based software for word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; basic math and cash handling; appropriate business writing utilizing correct English grammar and spelling. Ability to: Effectively multi-task and maintain effective organization of multiple projects and assignments in a busy office environment with frequent interruptions; type accurately at a corrected speed of 45 words per minute (net); understand and carry out written and verbal instructions; ability to learn and understand pertinent procedures and functions quickly as related to division and department operations; perform under minimal supervision exercising appropriate judgment and decision making; work effectively under pressure; maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those encountered in the performance of duties, including the general public. Requires the ability to learn the operations of the department where assigned and to increase proficiency in the area of specialization. City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department/Division: The Community Development Department is organized into five divisions - Administration, Zoning, Building, Planning, and Code Enforcement. The Building Safety Division is responsible for the building safety standards for the design, construction, use, and occupancy of all buildings and structures within the City of Laguna Beach. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach Community Development Department is seeking customer service-oriented individuals to fill the positions of Permit Technician and Senior Permit Technician! The Position: Under general supervision, assists the public at the Community Development Department front counter; provides information on department services; accepts, processes and reviews forms, plans and permit applications for building, and determines completeness of necessary documents. Reports to the Permit Services Supervisor or Building Official. Application/Selection Process : All interested applicants must submit a completed online city application. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with a first review on Wednesday , December 14, 2022. Applications will be screened carefully and selected applicants will be invited to participate in a structured panel interview. Those recommended for further evaluation will undergo a department interview with City staff. Based on the City's needs, the selection process may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection process. Pre-Placement Process: The selected candidate must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, a pre-placement physical and drug test, educational and employment verification, and reference check(s). Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Reviews applications and plans for completeness and accuracy Processes and routes plans to all appropriate divisions and departments and determines review for outside agencies Issues building, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing permits Schedules inspections Provides information and services to citizens regarding permit fees, requirements and City regulations Calculates permit and development fees Prepares reports and correspondence on building related items Answers phone and assists customers at the front counter Balances daily revenue and prepares claim vouchers Responds to citizen complaints Orders office supplies and updates department forms as needed Provides administrative and clerical staff support services to department personnel as assigned Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent, supplemented by specialized job-related courses. Experience : Permit Technician: One (1) year of experience working in a clerical or administrative capacity with strong public contact work, computer usage and providing written and oral communication. Experience with a municipal agency processing and issuing building permits and assisting the public at a front counter is highly desirable. Senior Permit Technician: Four (4) years of experience with processing and issuing building permits and assisting the public at the building division counter. License/Certificate Requirements: A valid California Driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. An International Code Council (ICC) Permit Technician Certificate is highly desirable. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: General construction practices, methods and terminology; operation of general office equipment, including a personal computer using Windows based software, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Knowledge of building codes. Ability to: Read or learn to read plans; calculate fees and building valuations; communicate effectively orally and in writing and maintain composure under pressure; type accurately at a rate of approximately 45 wpm (net) and use correct grammar, spelling and punctuation; effectively multi-task and maintain effective organization of multiple projects and assignments in a busy office environment with frequent interruptions; work effectively under pressure; maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those encountered in the performance of duties, including the general public. Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 234,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department & Division: The Community Development Department is organized into five divisions - Administration, Zoning, Building , Planning, and Code Enforcement. The Building Division is responsible for the building safety standards for the design, construction, use, and occupancy of all buildings and structures within the City of Laguna Beach. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 29, 2022
Description The City of Laguna Beach, California, seeks a dynamic and knowledgeable Assistant Director of Community Development (Assistant Director) to support the Director of Community Development in overseeing 44 staff, eight contractors, and an approximate budget of approximately $8.5M. This is a hands-on leadership role where you will have the opportunity to engage with staff and make meaningful change in the community. The Assistant Director will bring a combination of management and community development experience. This candidate will have an ability to understand current planning and building process details, the nuances of meeting the needs of developers and the community, and interpret local, state, and federal building and zoning codes, regulations, and laws to make effective decisions. These winning technical strengths combined with the ability to communicate effectively, demonstrate emotional intelligence and political acumen, and a desire to improve the customer service experience will ensure efficient management of the day-to-day department and staff needs. If you want to shape the future of the Community Development Department and bring your innovative ideas to fruition, apply today! For complete information, click HERE . HOW TO APPLY For first consideration, apply by January 2, 2023, by completing an application and attaching your cover letter and resume at wbcpinc.com/job-board/ Save the Dates: Round one interviews will take place via Zoom on January 20th . Finalists will move forward to in-person interviews on January 27th . Selected candidates must be available for all of these dates. Questions? Please contact Marissa Sanchez, Senior Recruiter at WBCP Inc. marissa@wbcpinc.com 559-326-8597 (direct) Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 23, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach is seeking experienced, and forward-thinking individuals to fill the role of Senior Administrative Analyst. The City currently has two vacancies: Community Development Department: This position will assist the Community Development Director by developing, coordinating and implementing major programs and special assignments. This position will also perform in depth research and statistical analysis on administrative and operational issues, and land-use matters including State planning and housing laws. Fire Department: This position will support the Fire Chief in a myriad of duties including budgeting, preparing reports and memos, contract creation and compliance. This position will also oversee department projects and assist with the implementation of the Strategic Plan. Schedule: This is a regular full-time position, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (with alternating Fridays off). A hybrid telecommuting schedule is available for this position. The schedule and hours are subject to change with reasonable advanced notice. Application Process: All interested applicants must submit a completed online city application. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with a first review on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. Applications will be screened carefully and selected applicants will be invited to undergo a Structured Panel Interview to evaluate their knowledge, skills and abilities. The appointing hiring authority will further review the job-related qualifications of applicants deemed eligible before making selection decisions. The selection process may be modified based on the needs of the City. Pre-employment Process: A candidate selected for this position must successfully complete a thorough reference check and employment verification, Live Scan with the State Department of Justice, and a pre-employment medical exam including drug testing. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Assists in the development of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the organizational function to which assigned Conducts surveys and performs research and statistical analysis on administrative, personnel, and operational issues Obtains and analyzes data, and makes reports or presentations on the formulation of policy and procedure, staffing, and organizational requirements Plans, develops, implements, and coordinates the work of one or more major programs Assists in the coordination of activities with other City departments and divisions, and with outside agencies Updates and maintains department information on appropriate webpages and/or social media outlets Make recommendations for polices, regulations, and practices for department specific programs Assists in budget preparation, analysis, and administration Monitoring, applying for, and tracking grants Creating agenda bills and preparing presentations for City Council May represent the City in the community and at professional meetings or in programs involving interaction with other governmental jurisdictions May supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned staff Performs other related duties as required Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Graduation from a recognized four (4) year college or university program with major work in public administration, business administration, or a related field is required. A degree in urban planning, fire administration or a related field based on the department assignment is desirable. A Master's Degree is also desirable. Experience: Four (4) years of experience in a responsible journey-level technical or administrative capacity, which includes responsibility for compiling and analyzing data, preparing reports, and making recommendations related to business processes and functions. Previous work experience in a Community Development Department or Fire Department is highly desirable. License/Certificate Requirements: Due to the performance of some field duties, which may require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of the technical subject matter of the area assigned (e.g., human resources, benefits, recruitment and selection, public administration, municipal functions, law enforcement, criminal justice, and/or crime analysis); methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis and report presentation; use and application of relevant laws and regulations governing the work assigned (e.g., Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Fair Labor Standards Act, Uniform Crime Reporting guidelines, etc.); the scope and functions of municipal government; supervisory techniques; English grammar, vocabulary and composition; computer software and applications for word processing, spreadsheets (e.g., MS Office Suite), statistical analysis, department specific data retrieval systems (e.g., Human Resources Information Systems, Applicant Tracking Systems, Geographic Information Systems, etc.), web page browsing and incidental file management. Ability to: Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; properly interpret and make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies; supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff; gather, analyze, evaluate, and draw meaning from qualitative and quantitative data, make recommendations, and prepare concise and informative reports; and/or presentations; exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to problem resolution; operate computers and other standard office peripheral equipment; maintain composure and good judgment while under stress; establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with legislative and administrative officials, other employees and the public. Physical, Mental and Environmental Working Conditions : The duties and responsibilities of this position are performed in an office environment and involve sitting, standing, and walking for prolonged or intermittent periods of time, and include reaching, bending, and twisting at the waist to perform desk work and operate general office equipment including a personal computer with keyboard for prolonged or intermittent periods of time. The operation of a personal computer requires finger and wrist dexterity and the ability to withstand exposure to vibration, pitch and glare from the computer. Employee must be able to safely lift and carry books, files and reports weighing up to 25 pounds. Must be able to lift files and reports from countertops or file drawers. The employee must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must be able to work cooperatively and effectively with others encountered during the course of duty. Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 234,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Departments: The Community Development Department is organized into five divisions - Administration, Zoning, Building, Planning, and Code Enforcement. The Department works in partnership with the community to implement the City's vision ( General Plan ) by physically shaping the city through long-range and current planning services, building plan review, and code enforcement. The Fire Department is organized into three budgetary divisions, Fire Operations/Training, Fire Prevention, and Measure LL funding. The Department responds to approximately 3,500 requests for emergency service each year. The Department maintains a fully equipped emergency response force of twelve firefighters and one chief officer on duty, at all times. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach Community Development Department is accepting applications for the position of Planning Technician! The Planning Division is welcoming applicants with diverse education and work experience and a desire for career growth! We have a robust project team who are searching for talent to work with our Planning Managers and leadership to successfully serve the community of Laguna Beach. Our culture of training comes from subject matter experts, who have histories of accomplishing short- and long-term goals for the City's vision and take extreme pride in the unique work they do on a daily basis. Flexible work schedules (telecommuting opportunities) are also available for this position. Invest in your future and apply today! The Position: This is the entry-level class in the Planner career series. Incumbents in this class perform technical work generally limited in scope that does not require previous specialized experience. Assists in performing zoning plan checks, preparing property reports, gathering, analyzing and presenting data on a variety of current and advanced planning activities and special planning programs, preparation of graphic materials and public correspondence. Duties also include assisting the Planning Manager on special assignments and providing public assistance at the information counter; other duties as assigned. Reports to/Supervises: Receives general supervision from the Planning Managers. Application/Selection Process: All interested applicants must submit a completed online city application. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with a first review on Monday, December 5, 2022. Applications will be screened carefully and selected applicants will be invited to participate in a structured panel interview. Those recommended for further evaluation will undergo a department interview with City staff. Based on the City's needs, the selection process may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection process. Pre-Placement Process: The selected candidate must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, a pre-placement physical and drug test, educational and employment verification, and reference check(s). Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Assists in performing zoning plan checks, preparing property reports, gathering, analyzing and presenting data on a variety of current and advanced planning activities and special planning programs, preparation of graphic materials and public correspondence. Preparation of staff reports related to conditional use permits, variances, ordinance amendments, zone changes, general plan amendments and various other special projects Answer questions and provide information to the public through telephone inquiries, the public counter, and community meetings Maintenance and updating of the City's geo-referenced databases from demographic data and a variety of sources created by City departments, such as public works and public safety Implementation of GIS technology-driven solutions utilizing computer hardware and peripherals to create and input data in relational database packages Operation of computer equipment, such as plotters, printers and digitizer for maintenance and output of maps, graphics and statistical reports Perform related duties and responsibilities as required Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, in urban planning, planning, architecture, construction management, geography, social sciences, urban or environmental studies or a closely related field. Experience: While directly related experience in the field is not required, experience in current and advanced planning, plan check, zoning, customer service, and the California Environmental Quality Act is desirable. License/Certificate Requirements: Due to the performance of some field duties, which may require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Driver's license and an acceptable driving record is required. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Planning and land use principles and practices; modern office methods, practices, procedures and equipment. Ability to: Learn and apply the provisions of the City's Zoning Code, General Plan and Subdivision requirements; read plans; provide information on the City's Zoning and development regulations clearly and concisely, both in the office and on the telephone in a friendly, helpful and accurate manner; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; appear for work on time; follow directions from a supervisor; understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; accept constructive criticism and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 234,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department & Division: The Community Development Department is organized into four divisions - Administration, Building, Planning , and Code Enforcement. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 18, 2022
Full Time
Description The Position: Under direct supervision of the Code Enforcement Supervisor, provides technical office and field support work related to the intake, investigation, and processing of complaints and violations regarding the City's Municipal Code and related regulations. Reports to: Code Enforcement Supervisor Application/Selection Process: All interested applicants must submit a completed online city application. Applications will be accepted until the filing deadline of Thursday , D e cember 8 , 2022 at 5:00 p.m. P.S.T. The selection process will include a Structured Panel Interview. Those recommended for further evaluation will undergo a department interview with City staff. Based on the Department's needs, the selection process listed may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection process. Pre-Placement Process: The selected candidate must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, a pre-placement physical and drug test, educational and employment verification, and reference check(s). Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs field enforcement and investigates complaints regarding property maintenance, zoning, health and safety, business regulations, public nuisances, short-term lodging and encourages voluntary compliance. Maintains records of complaints, inspections, issues violation notices, administrative citations, follow-up reminders. Writes a variety of correspondence and reports pertaining to code enforcement and activities. Coordinates activities with other City departments as they relate to code enforcement. Refers violations to the City Attorney for legal action when necessary; testifies in court as required. Performs related duties as required and/or assigned. **The incumbent in this position must be available to work any shift, including weekends.** Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Equivalent to completion of high school, and one year of college level education in business, public administration, social science, humanities, code enforcement, or a related field. Experience: Two (2) years of responsible office or field experience involving considerable customer service contact, government planning, building and safety, or other enforcement experience is highly desirable. The equivalent of this experience may be gained by a combination of office/field experience that involves enforcement procedures, record keeping methods, techniques of conflict resolution, interpretation of codes and legal requirements and operation of modern computer programs. Licenses/Certifications: Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Applicant must possess, or within twelve months of appointment be able to obtain Basic P.C. 832 certification. Certificates of training through professional code enforcement organizations (CACEO, AACE, etc.) are also desirable. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: The characteristics of zoning, land use, and building codes and regulations enforceable by the City. Ability to: Communicate positively, effectively and tactfully with a variety of individuals in the enforcement of codes; interpret and enforce laws, ordinances, and regulations, prepare clear, concise, and grammatically correct records, correspondence, and reports; apply codes and regulations to specific cases; maintain effective working relationships with others; be self-motivated, innovative, organized, and capable of independent action; operate office equipment, including computers, mobile devices and various software programs. Must be available to work any shift, including weekends. City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department/Division: The Community Development Department is organized into five divisions - Administration, Zoning, Building, Planning, and Code Enforcement. The Code Enforcement Division ensures and monitors compliance with the City's Municipal and State codes. These ordinan ces and regulations are intended to p reserve, protect, and enhance the quality of life for our residents and visitors. Closing Date/Time: 12/8/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 11, 2022
Part Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach is now looking to hire enthusiastic candidates for the position of Pool Lifeguard! The Position: Under the direction of the Recreation Coordinator, Pool Lifeguards instruct swim classes, enforce pool rules and regulations during recreational swim periods, enforce rules of safety, prevent accidents, perform rescues of persons in distress, and perform facility clean-up and maintenance at the Laguna Beach High School pool facility. Also performs related duties as assigned by the Recreation Coordinator. Schedule: Weekdays: 6:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m./ Weekends: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Ability to work a weekday schedule and evenings is strongly preferred. The Application/Selection Process: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of applications have been received. Interested candidates must submit a completed online application in order to be considered. Applications will be screened carefully and selected candidates will undergo an oral interview. The appointing hiring authority will further review the job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. Candidates selected for hire who are under the age of 18 must have a work permit (see link below). A work permit is not needed to participate in the interview or swim test. Work Permit A candidate selected for this position must successfully complete a police background check and a live-scan fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs duties of lifeguarding at the pool Supervises and assists with instructional programs Performs facility clean up and maintenance Performs locker room supervision Maintains records and licenses for learn-to-swim program Plans and conducts trainings Assists Recreation Coordinator with planning and implementing programs, special events, etc. Performs customer services and assists with recreation class registration Collects fees, sells pool passes and maintains related records Other duties as assigned to assist the supervisor or other facility personnel Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Qualified applicants must be at least 15 years of age. Applicants under the age of 18 must have a work permit. Experience: Experience as a pool lifeguard/swim instructor, advanced swimming ability, and prior public contact work experience including working with children is desirable. License/Certificate Requirements: A current American Red Cross Certification in Lifeguarding is required. Certification is not required to apply but must be obtained before starting. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Principles and techniques of preventative lifeguarding, water rescues, first aid and CPR Advanced and basic swimming strokes Methods and procedures of swimming pool operations Effective teaching techniques and practices Courteous, helpful and appropriate customer service techniques Ability to: Swim with proficiency and endurance Analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective course of action Explain and enforce facility regulations, policies and procedures while positively representing the City in interactions with the public Follow specific instructions and respond to simple and complex requests Classify, compute and tabulate data and information, following a prescribed plan and requiring the exercise of some judgment Compare, count, differentiate, measure and/or sort data and information Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with Community Services personnel, customers/clients, volunteers, vendor representatives, school personnel, children, parents and the general public Apply functional reasoning in performing semi-routine functions involving standardized work with some choice of action Exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving a variety of pre-defined duties subject to frequent change Perform lifesaving and rescue activities, including administering CPR and first aid Act quickly calmly and appropriately in emergency situations Add, subtract, multiply and divide and to calculate percentages, fractions and decimals Maintain group and individual discipline Work independently and as part of an overall team Compile written reports to document rescues, injuries, maintenance, water quality, and other incidents as required Work on multiple concurrent tasks and/or with constant interruptions or distractions City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 10, 2022
Part Time
Description This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and will close when the needs of the City are met. Apply early to receive first consideration! The Position: Under the supervision of the Jail Supervisor (non-sworn) and designated sworn personnel, the Jailer works within the jail facility monitoring inmates, controlling entry and exit to jail facilities, handling inmate processing, and maintaining order in the jail. This position also performs cell searches for drugs and other contraband, and inspects the facility for cleanliness. The Jailer also assists with other departmental office and support work and other related duties as assigned. Employees in this position maintain effective, cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties, including the general public. Additionally, employees must exercise effective judgment and initiative as needed. This is non-sworn position. Positions in this class are distinguished by the need to exercise independent judgment and initiative while under the direct and/or functional supervision of designated sworn personnel, in performing duties within specific functional areas of responsibility in a detention facility. Incumbents must be available to work a varied shift schedule that will include weekends, late nights, and holidays. The Application/Selection Process: All interested candidates must submit a completed online application. Applications will be screened carefully and selected candidates will be invited to a Department interview. The appointing hiring authority will further review the job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. A candidate selected for this position must successfully complete a background security investigation, polygraph examination, psychological exam, and pre-employment physical examination including a drug test. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Assisting in supervising the conduct of inmates in a variety of custody situations within a jail facility Monitoring of inmates on a rigid time line Processing inmates (completing multiple forms by hand or computer) Assisting in performing administrative and operational duties such as maintaining logs and records, hourly check logs, preparing reports or memorandums, and other record keeping as directed Ensuring the maintenance of order, security, and compliance with administrative regulations, judicial rulings, Department Policy & Procedures, and Rules & Regulations Operating a computer terminal to obtain criminal history information including warrants, or other holds, and updating classification or housing information as necessary Conducting interviews with inmates Securing inmate property and monies, as necessary, in compliance with Departmental Policy and Procedures Responding to public inquiries regarding inmates Enforcing jail rules Preparing written reports Conducting Title 15 visual compliance checks within jail facility Train newly hired part-time jailers on jail operations and procedures Provide daily, operational leadership to lower level staff, directing work as needed Other Ancillary Duties: Directing traffic Conducting lockups of public facilities Enforcing municipal code violations Patrolling assigned areas for parking and municipal code violations Issuing citations for municipal code violations Impounding animals at the City Animal Shelter Transporting prisoners Duties as listed in the City of Laguna Beach Police Cadet job description Other related duties as necessary to assist police personnel Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Incumbent must be at least 18 years of age by the time of appointment. Related college level coursework, and formal training and/or certification in the field of jail operations is highly desirable. Experience: A minimum of one (1) year of experience working in a related capacity in a law enforcement agency, including strong public contact work is required. License/Certificate Requirements: Due to the performance of field duties, which requires the operation of a City vehicle, a valid California Driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Completion of a jailer training academy or a similar training is highly desirable. If not already completed, incumbents will be required to successfully complete the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department's Jailer Training Academy, or training of a similar nature. Completion will be required by the end of the twelve-month probationary period. Supplemental Information Knowledge of : Police department policies, practices and procedures; federal and state laws, statutes, and local ordinances and court decisions governing arrest and custody of prisoners, search and seizure, rules of evidence, and privacy rights; safety rules and procedures, self-defense methods and physical restraint techniques. Knowledge of general office procedures and equipment operation is also required. Ability to: Read, understand and clearly instruct inmates and the general public on regulations and procedures; operate a motor vehicle and/or pick-up truck in the performance of duties; work cooperatively and effectively with those contacted in the performance of duties; work effectively with minimal supervision as a team member with co-workers, exercise initiative and effective judgment in handling problems which may arise in the field; and ask for and accept assistance as needed from experienced LBPD staff members; maintain accurate records, files and/or inventories; summarize records in report format; maintain effective security and safety controls; communicate orally and prepare thorough, clear and concise reports; utilize various management information systems and automation tools and electronic communications via desktop computer systems and computer networks; make decisions on effective courses of action in emergency situations. Skills: Must possess effective public relations skills, conflict resolution skills and techniques, general office skills. Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 24,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department: The Police Department is organized into three divisions (Support and Investigative Services, Field Services, and Professional Services), and provides general law enforcement services, including animal control. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 10, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach Community Development Department is seeking a proactive individual to fill the role of Building Code Enforcement Inspector! The Position: This is a hybrid position in which the ideal candidate will have experience in managing code enforcement cases and enforcing the building code. Under general supervision of the Building Official and takes direction from the Permit Services Supervisor, the Building Code Enforcement Inspector enforces construction laws and regulations as they relate to the municipal codes and the building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes; performs skilled office work and field inspections. This position will be responsible for managing and resolving code enforcement cases, including, but not limited to, receiving and responding to complaints, issuing compliance letters and notices of violation; issuing citations; establishing and maintaining sufficient records; conferring with other departments as needed; representing the City in public meetings and in court or administrative hearings; and performs related work as required and/or assigned. The ideal candidate is a skilled communicator, excels at conflict resolution, is a problem solver, and prioritizes compliance over enforcement. Reports to/Supervises : Reports to the Building Official. Application/Selection Process: All interested applicants must submit a completed online city application. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the position is filled. The selection process will include a Structured Panel Interview. Those recommended for further evaluation will undergo a department interview with City staff. Based on the Department's needs, the selection process listed may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection process. Pre-Placement Process: The selected candidate must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, a pre-placement physical and drug test, educational and employment verification, and reference check(s). Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs field inspection and enforcement by receiving and investigating complaints, enforcement of both Building and Municipal Codes related to construction; informs and educates individuals of building and zoning code provisions, encourages voluntary compliance; and maintains adequate records. Assists with interpretations and decisions on problems related to building and other codes. With oversight of the Building Official or Permit Services Supervisor, makes determinations on code enforcement cases and appropriate remedies. Issues compliance letters and notices of violations; monitors compliance activities and conducts follow-up and final inspections; prepares required notices and correspondence relative to non-compliance and issues citations when warranted. Takes a proactive approach to building code enforcement by informing and educating citizens and builders of the regulations that the Building Division enforces. Prepares and manages a caseload including maintenance of accurate case files of related correspondence, memos and written reports. Conducts skilled residential, commercial and hotel/motel inspections for prevention and/or abatement, substandard structures, or code violations. Performs property research as it relates to management of code enforcement cases. Participates in hearings before Administrative Hearing Officers and makes recommendations for appropriate remedies. Prepares reports of conditions for referral to proper authorities and prepares notices of violations, and other similar notices. Interviews property and business owners, residents, and members of the public concerning violations and other building code enforcement matters. Prepares required documentation for all legal actions. Generates compliance letters to property owners as appropriate; establishes and maintains a variety of work-related records and files. Assists or represents the City in public meetings, necessary court appearances or administrative hearings. Performs related duties as required and/or assigned. Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Graduation from high school, supplemented by related college level or technical education in Building Code Technology, Construction Management, or Construction Inspection. Bachelor or Associates degree in any related field highly desirable. Experience: Two (2) years of responsible office or field experience involving the application and enforcement of building, zoning, or land use codes or other regulatory policies is highly desirable. The equivalent of this experience may be gained by a combination of extensive office/field experience that involves enforcement procedures, record keeping methods, and clarification of building and municipal codes and legal requirements. License and Certifications: A valid Class C California driver's license and an acceptable driving record and certification as a Residential Building Inspector and Commercial Building Inspector by the International code council (ICC) are required. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Construction laws and regulations as they relate to the municipal building codes; principles and practices of code enforcement disciplines, policies, safety techniques and methods; modern office equipment and software Ability to: Interpret and apply municipal codes and ordinances; collect and categorize data and maintain records; manage a continually changing workload; evaluate data to determine consequences and to advise on alternatives; communicate in a skillful and tactful manner both orally and in writing; exercise good judgment to provide conflict resolution City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department/Division: The Community Development Department is organized into five divisions - Administration, Zoning, Building, Planning, and Code Enforcement. The Code Enforcement Division ensures and monitors compliance with the City's Municipal and State codes. These ordinances and regulations are intended to preserve, protect, and enhance the quality of life for our residents and visitors. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 04, 2022
Part Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach Marine Safety Department is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2023 Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard Testing and Academy . The Position: Under general supervision, Ocean Lifeguards patrol beaches with the overall goal of providing protection to life, limb and property. Ocean Lifeguards guard an area of beach from an assigned station, patrol a section of the beach, participate in marine and other related emergencies, and make rescues and prevent marine accidents. IMPORTANT TESTING INFORMATION: Candidates must successfully pass one of the mandatory swim tests. Testing will be conducted at the Main Beach Lifeguard Tower on: Saturday, November 26, 2022. Applications MUST be submitted by Thursday, November 24, at 5:00 PM (PST) in order to participate. Saturday, December 10, 2022. Applications MUST be submitted by Thursday, December 8, at 5:00 PM (PST) in order to participate. Saturday, January 21, 2023. Applications MUST be submitted by Thursday, January 19, at 5:00 PM (PST) in order to participate. Saturday, February 4, 2023. Applications MUST be submitted by Thursday, February 2, at 5:00 PM (PST) in order to participate. **Candidates who cannot attend dates listed above may request an individual swim test. Requests MUST be made at least 5 days in advance and a completed job application and physical testing waiver must be submitted prior to testing. Individual swim tests are available Friday through Sunday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Requests for an individual swim test must be emailed to lifeguardswimtest@lagunabeachcity.net . Please contact Marine Safety Officer Tom Cantrell at tcantrell@lagunabeachcity.net with questions. Testing Day Details: The physical test will consist of three (3) events: 1) 1,000 Meter Ocean Swim- Must complete in under 20 minutes to qualify for the remainder of the testing. 2) Run / Ocean Swim / Run 3) Sprint Ocean Swim Check-In will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the physical test will begin at 9 :00 a.m. Applications will NOT be accepted on the day of testing. Candidates must be ready to enter the water promptly after check-in. Late arrivals will not be accommodated. Swim caps will be issued on the morning of testing and are mandatory. Goggles, wetsuits, and floatation devices are not allowed. A physical testing waiver is required (see below). Required Physical Testing Waiver (MANDATORY): The required physical testing waiver is available on the Laguna Beach City website or can be accessed HERE . You may also stop by the Human Resources Division in City Hall located at 505 Forest Avenue, Laguna Beach, CA, 92651 . If you are under the age of 18, your parent or legal guardian MUST sign the testing waiver. Candidate Orientation: Qualified applicants will be invited to Marine Safety Headquarters directly following the physical testing for a brief candidate orientation. Candidates should bring I-9 identification (e.g., government issued ID, social security card, passport, etc.). All documents must be originals. Pictures or photocopies of documents will not be accepted. Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard Training Academy: Prior to placement in the position of Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard, a candidate must complete and successfully pass all components of the City of Laguna Beach Marine Safety Department 100 hour Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard Academy. There are five options for the Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard Academy. The Academy will be scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Candidates must choose one of the Academies listed below Academy #1 - December 27 - 30 and January 3 - 6 Academy #2 - March 25 - 28, 30 - 31 and April 1 - 2 Academy #3 - April 8 - 9, April 15 - 16, April 22 - 23, and April 29 - 30 Academy #4 - May 6 - 7, May 13 - 14, May 20 - 21, and May 27 - 28 Academy #5 - June 19 - 22, and 26 - 29 During the Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard Academy, Trainees will be paid minimum wage at $15.00 (New Rate) per hour. Completion of the Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard Academy does not guarantee placement in the Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard position, nor does it imply continued employment. Final Selection/Pre-Placement: The appointing authority will review the job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. Candidates will be hired based on department need and in order of academy finish. Prior to becoming an Ocean Lifeguard I, candidates will be required to pass a background check and fingerprint check with the Department of Justice. Candidates who are selected for placement in a Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard position must compete and pass a pre-placement physical, which includes a drug test. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Patrols and provides continual surveillance of swimmers in a designated section of beach and water from an assigned station Participates in ocean rescues Protects bathers and warns them of dangerous conditions Maintains telephone or radio communication with Marine Safety Dispatch Maintains and ensures equipment and supplies are in good working condition Answers questions and assists the public as necessary Informs bathers and boaters of hazardous ocean conditions Removes dangerous objects from ocean and surf line Maintains daily records of activities of assigned area and reports them at the end of the shift to the designated personnel Advises beach patrons of municipal ordinances, California Harbor and Navigation regulations and California Fish and Game Codes Operates specialized lifesaving equipment and performs various emergency medical skills Participates in rescues, first aid events, and aquatic emergencies until relieved by a supervisor Provides assistance as a Junior Lifeguard Instructor, providing oversight and instruction to program participants Provides relief to other Lifeguards on duty Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with the public and peers Performs other duties as required Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: A qualified applicant must be at least 16 years of age as of June 10, 2023. Education : Graduation from high school or equivalent is required if over the age of 18. Experience : Successful completion of the City of Laguna Beach Marine Safety Tryouts, and subsequent successful completion of the City of Laguna Beach Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard Academy is required. Supplemental Information Required Knowledge : Principles and practices of modern, open-water lifesaving techniques; equipment and apparatus used in ocean lifesaving operations; appropriate Basic Life Support and EMT protocols; surf, local climate and ocean environment, currents and hazards, water quality, geographic conditions and how they affect the beach and rescue environment; procedures of record keeping; principles of basic report preparation; principles and practices in dealing with the public; federal, state, local, and municipal ordinances pertaining to recreational use in a marine environment, California Harbor and Navigation Regulations and California Fish & Game Codes; specialized lifesaving equipment and public relations skills. Required Abilities : Run, swim, paddle and make rescues in adverse weather and surf conditions; quickly assess emergencies and adopt effective courses of action; use compass and navigational aids; learn, interpret, apply and enforce the policies, procedures, laws, ordinances and regulations dealing with the enforcement of municipal and marine law and the City department and division policies and procedures; maintain and prepare accurate and complete narrative reports from personal observations and information provided by others, using correct English spelling and grammar; use a computer for word processing, record keeping and other routine duties; speak clearly and understand and carry out written and verbal instructions, operate standard office equipment, learn and understand pertinent procedures and functions quickly and perform without immediate supervision using appropriate judgment; remain calm and courteous under pressure, accept responsibility and accountability for the performance of duties and maintain effective, professional, courteous and cooperative working relationships with those encountered in the performance of duties. Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 24,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department: The City of Laguna Beach, Department of Marine Safety protects over six million beach visitors along five-and-a-half miles of the City's coastline. Every day of the year, lifeguards ensure safety and provide customer service to the visitors on the beach, boardwalk, and in the ocean. The Marine Safety Department provides the City of Laguna Beach with the highest level of lifeguarding services and is recognized as an Advanced Agency by the United States Lifesaving Association. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach, Police Department is now looking to hire enthusiastic and energetic candidates for the position of Park Ranger (Part-Time & Full-Time)! Park Ranger (Full-Time) Salary: $4,627 - $6,513 Monthly Park Ranger (Part-Time) Salary: $26.69 - $32.44 Hourly The Position: Under supervision, the Park Ranger interacts with City residents, business owners and visitors on City streets, parks, beaches and trails in the approved City uniform. This position is part of the Neighborhood Enhancement Team (N.E.T.) and advises residents, businesses and visitors of City, County and State ordinances which may include littering, smoking in public, possessing alcoholic beverages, and other disturbance related violations. This position is considered a peace officer. The Park Ranger will be tasked with addressing special neighborhood programs, which require problem solving, community engagement and enforcement actions. These responsibilities include implementation of neighborhood enhancement team goals and working to improve quality of life issues through a collaborative effort, and other special duty assignments and work assigned as required. This position is supervised by a Police Sergeant, Corporal or Watch Commander. Employees in this position must be available to work weekdays and weekends as necessary. Full Time Park Rangers generally work a minimum of 80 hours per two week pay period, and Part Time employees are scheduled less than 80 hours per pay period. Retired annuitants from the California Public Employees Retirement System cannot work over 960 hours in a fiscal year. Desired Competencies : Decision making skills Ability to navigate legal and regulatory policies/laws General physical ability (walking on rough terrain along beaches, parks and trails, in both hot and cold climates for extended periods of time.) Ability to focus on safety for yourself and others Ability to handle stressful situations Possession of high integrity and ethics Strong oral communication and presentation skills Ability to focus on the customer (residents, visitors and business owners) Ability to handle conflict and resolve problems Ability to accurately remember and describe facts and events Ability to follow explicit and moderately complex oral and written directions Selection Process : This recruitment is open on a continuous basis until the needs of the City are met. Apply early to receive first consideration! Applications will be screened carefully and selected applicants will be invited to the Structured Panel Interview to assess for the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. Those who pass the Structured Panel Interview will be placed on an eligibility list to be considered for a Department interview. Pre-Placement Process : Prospective candidates must successfully pass a police background check (including a polygraph examination), fingerprint check with the Department of Justice (with no prior felony convictions), a pre-placement physical, and a psychological exam. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. The objective of this position is to gain compliance by being visible and dealing with the public in a positive, effective and courteous manner. Some situations will involve the Park Ranger notifying law enforcement to respond and assess the matter for potential arrest(s). Incumbents must understand laws of arrest and be able to take enforcement action if necessary; involving the issuance of citations and completion of necessary reports. The Park Ranger may be assigned to protect or patrol a specific area on foot or in a vehicle; checking for criminal activity, suspicious circumstances, hazardous conditions and the security of City buildings, City property, beaches and parks. The Park Ranger will also be able to detect violations of the law, issue warnings and citations, detain violators, and be able to contact law enforcement for the arrest and transportation of violators; respond to and report emergencies, obtain assistance, control crowds, direct traffic, protect life and property and administer first aid. Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Must be at least 20 years of age. Education: High school graduation or possession of a General Education Diploma is required. Related college level coursework or possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field is highly desirable. Experience: Previous law enforcement experience or other relevant work experience, including extensive public contact, is highly desirable. License/Certificate Requirements: Due to the performance of field duties, which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Graduation from a California Basic Course Police Academy Modular Level I, II or III is highly desirable. Possession of PC 832 certification is also highly desirable. Candidates must successfully obtain PC 832 certification, through training provided by the Department, within six months of appointment. Supplemental Information Ability to: Read, understand, and interpret City codes and related laws as required in order to perform the essential duties of the position; work cooperatively and effectively with those contacted in the performance of duties; work effectively as a team member with co-workers, especially those assigned as duty partners; exercise initiative and effective judgment in handling problems which may arise in the field; and, ask for and accept assistance as needed from experienced Police Department staff members. Ability to complete a rigorous field training program under the daily supervision of a police officer, demonstrating critical thinking, judgment, customer service, verbal and written communication skills, temperament, and suitability. Ability to establish rapport with members of the general public and obtain their compliance with directives; determine and expedite appropriate action in response to emergency situations; interpret and apply moderately complex laws, rules and regulations. Ability to use a conducted energy device (Taser), baton and pepper spray, in the performance of the Park Ranger duties in accordance with specific policies; operate a mobile two-way police radio in accordance with established procedures; and use a body worn camera to audio/video record all contacts with the public. Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 24,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department: The Police Department is organized into three divisions (Support and Investigative Services, Field Services, and Professional Services), and provides general law enforcement services, including animal control. The department augments its services with the assistance of reserve officers, community volunteers representing our various volunteer groups such as COPs, CERT, and the Animal Shelter, police explorers, and Police Cadet and Beach Patrol positions during the summer months. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2022
Full Time
Description The Community Development Department is looking to fill the position of Chief Building Inspector! The Position: Under direction of the Building Official, supervises, assigns, reviews and participates in the work of staff involved in the multi-disciplined inspection of a wide range of building construction projects including inspections for compliance with applicable structural, electrical, mechanical, green, energy and plumbing codes; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and performs technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Distinguishing Characteristics : Duties performed require a high degree of initiative, independent judgment, and discretion along with the ability to handle new and unusual circumstances as they arise. The Chief Building Inspector is distinguished from the Senior Building Inspectors by their required breadth of knowledge and supervisory responsibilities. Reports to/Supervises : Reports to the Building Official. Supervises inspection staff. Selection Process : Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the needs of the department are met. Applications will be screened carefully and selected applicants will be invited to participate in the Structured Panel Interview. Additional job-related skills testing may be used to assess an applicant's ability to perform successfully in this position. The candidates who pass each component will be placed on an employment eligibility list. The appointing hiring authority will further review the job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. The selection process indicated above may be modified based on the needs of the City. Applicants will be notified of any changes that may occur. Pre-placement Process: Selected candidates must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, and a pre-placement physical including a drug test. Education and employment verification and reference check(s) will also be conducted. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Establish schedules and methods for providing building inspection services Identify resource needs Review needs with the Building Official Allocate resources accordingly Participate in the development of policies and procedures Monitor work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures Make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives Implement approved policies and procedures Ensure proper inspection of building construction and uniform application of the building inspection process Review reports from inspectors for accuracy and completeness Consult with architects and engineers Provide assistance on major projects for code compliance Respond to and resolve disputes regarding the interpretation of structural, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing codes Provide assistance in reviewing complex structural, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical designs, plans, and specifications Coordinate building inspection functions with inspectors, contractors, plan check staff, and various other City departments Participate in the selection of building inspection staff Provide or coordinate staff training Oversee the work performance of inspection staff and provide annual performance evaluations Participate in the preparation and administration of the assigned budget Submit budget recommendations; monitor expenditures Prepare analytical and statistical reports on operations and activities May conduct plan checks in area of specialization Utilize integrated automated system and peripheral devices to develop reports and correspondence and to maintain inspection and permit records Attend and participate in professional group meetings Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of building inspection Perform related duties and responsibilities as required Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in a work-related field. Experience : A minimum of seven (7) years of experience in building inspection work including a minimum of three (3) years serving in a supervisory position. License and Certifications : A valid Class C California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Certification as a Certified Combination Inspector or Certified Inspector in all major disciplines (Residential, Commercial, Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing) is required. Certification by the International Code Council as a building inspector is also required. Certification as a CASp (California Access Specialist) is highly desired. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Structural, electrical, mechanical, green, energy and plumbing codes; relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations; principals and practices used in building inspection and maintenance; municipal budget preparation and administration; modern office procedures and equipment including computers and applicable software applications. Ability to: Apply knowledge of building codes, zoning and land use; read and interpret codes and plans; supervise, train, and evaluate lower level staff; write and/or generate reports; compile date and maintain records and files; establish and maintain effective working relationships with city staff, outside agencies and organizations, and the general public communicate effectively verbally and in writing. City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department/Division: The Community Development Department is organized into five divisions - Administration, Zoning, Building, Planning, and Code Enforcement. The Building Safety Division is responsible for the building safety standards for the design, construction, use, and occupancy of all buildings and structures within the City of Laguna Beach. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Oct 21, 2022
Full Time
Description We are looking for motivated individuals who are passionate about a career in law enforcement to serve our beautiful seaside community! **SIGNING BONUS FOR LATERALS** We are currently offering a one-time signing bonus of up to $15,000 to all new Lateral Police Officers hired August 3, 2022 through December 31, 2022. Lateral Police Officers are eligible to receive $7,500 in the first full pay period following their start date and the remaining $7,500 upon completion of 24 months of employment. **Candidates must possess successful completion of a probationary period with another law enforcement agency and possession of a current California P.O.S.T. Basic certificate. Out of state applicants must possess a California Basic P.O.S.T. waiver.** Annual Salary: $80,880.00 - $113,748.00 Possible Top Step Officer: $128,866.50* *Top step amount is dependent on POST certification, Education, Bilingual, and Exceptional Performance Pay. Amount does not include Special Assignment Pay. Special Assignment Pay: Motorcycle - 5%, Canine Handler - 14 hours per month at two thirds of base pay and one and one half of base pay for the care of the animal and other off duty tasks associated with the position, FTO - 10% of base pay, Community Outreach Officer - 10% of base pay, School Resource Officer - 2% of base pay, Detectives - 2% of base pay. The Position: Under general supervision of a Police Corporal, Sergeant, or Watch Commander, performs in an assigned area of responsibility, responds to calls, observes violations, and enforces public safety and traffic laws, regulations and ordinances; performs crime prevention and investigation work to protect life and property; discusses problems, complaints and violations with citizens, residents and visitors; testifies in court hearings; assists other officers and performs special detail work as needed; and does other work as assigned. Solves community related problems and prepares comprehensive written and dictated reports. The Application/Selection Process: Applications will be accepted on a c ontinuous basis but please apply early for first consideration! All interested candidates must submit a completed online application in order to be considered. Applications will be screened carefully and selected candidates will be invited to participate in the an expedited one-day testing process which will include the following: Physical Agility Test (P.A.T.) Oral Panel Interview Candidates must successfully complete the P.A.T. with a score of 75 points or higher to proceed to the Oral Panel Interview. Those who successfully complete both testing components will be placed on an eligibility list. A pre-background interview will be scheduled upon successful completion of the panel interview stage. The appointing authority will review all job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. The selection process may be modified based on the needs of the city. Candidates selected for this position must successfully complete a thorough background security investigation, polygraph examination, psychological screening, and pre-employment physical examination including a drug test. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Responds quickly and correctly in emergency situations and makes field decisions in accordance with departmental policies and procedures in any given law enforcement assignment. Patrols assigned district by automobile, motorcycle/bicycle, ATV, or on foot in order to prevent and detect crime activity and enforce laws, regulations and ordinances. Responds to radio communications, computer prompts or citizen requests and investigates reported disorders, observed violations, and related incidents. Notes and reports traffic problems, abandoned or damaged vehicles, and other safety hazards. Issues verbal warnings or written citations for parking, moving, and municipal violations. Investigates traffic accidents and directs and controls the flow of traffic at the scene of accidents, signal failures, special events, natural and unnatural catastrophes in adverse weather conditions. Investigates and prepares reports on complaints, accidents, offenses and damages to property; interviews witnesses and suspects. Restores order and maintains peace at public gatherings or in conflict situations. Collects and preserves physical evidence in accordance with department policy and laws. Observes and reports conditions conducive to crime activity. Provides information and assistance to the public in a respectful manner. Pursues and apprehends suspects. Makes arrests and advises suspects of rights. Prepares crime and arrest reports and documents other situations such as traffic accidents and civil disputes. Appears in Court to testify regarding arrests or other law enforcement activity and case evidence and civil cases. Searches and transports prisoners. Completes booking (e.g., digital camera, fingerprinting). Administers emergency first aid to injured or incapacitated persons until medical personnel are present. Participates in classroom and field training exercises. Treats Citizens, suspects and fellow employees with respect. May be recalled to duty to respond to emergency situations. May perform the duties of Acting Police Sergeant or Field Training Officer as directed. May perform other duties as assigned. *Please note all Academy Graduates spend their initial probationary year in field training.* Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent, supplemented by completion of a police academy and training program is required. Proof must be attached for Academy Graduate applicants. College course work in criminal justice, administration of justice or a related field is desired. Experience: Lateral: Successful completion of a probationary period with another law enforcement agency and possession of a current California P.O.S.T. Basic certificate is required. Out of state applicants must possess a California Basic P.O.S.T. waiver. Academy Graduate: Some experience or on-the-job training involving public contact work or the enforcement of public safety rules and policies is desired. License/Certificate Requirements: Must obtain a valid Class C California driver's license and provide evidence of an acceptable driving record. May be required to obtain a M1 license following hire, if assigned as a Motor Officer. Additional Requirements: Ability to successfully pass a background security investigation, polygraph examination, and successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination and psychological screening as a condition of employment. Any candidates selected for hire must be at least 21 years of age or older at the time of hire. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Laws from the California Penal Code, Business and Professions Code, Health & Safety Code State motor vehicle codes, traffic safety regulations and municipal ordinances Police science principles Police department policies, practices and procedures Theories of human behavior Federal and state laws, statutes, local ordinances and Court decisions governing arrest and custody of prisoners, search and seizure, rules of evidence, and privacy rights First aid techniques Safety rules and procedures Criminal investigation, crime prevention principles and techniques Self defense methods and physical restraint techniques Radio codes and communications procedures Disease control methods and techniques Community related problem-solving techniques Ability to: Operate a police motor vehicle skillfully and safely Use firearms and other weapons Read and interpret State Motor Vehicle Codes and traffic safety laws and local ordinances Accurately recall the circumstances under which criminal, civil or traffic violations occurred for testimony purposes Obtain knowledge of City geography, street layouts and traffic and crime patterns Read and interpret maps to determine locations of calls Work effectively in team response situations Exercise tact and diplomacy in maintaining self-control in provocative or confrontational situations Communicate clearly and concisely in conveying commands Operate two-way radio following proper communications procedures Maintain alertness and concentration in emergency situations Accurately recall names, faces and details regarding crime incidents Follow proper safety rules and procedures Work under variable weather conditions Properly use tools to gain access to buildings Communicate and work cooperatively with co-workers, supervision, and public and private representatives Relate effectively with persons from diverse social, ethnic, political, racial and ethnic backgrounds and age groups Understand and carry out oral or written commands and instructions Complete clear and accurate police reports and work activity records May operate an audio or video recorder during field enforcement work Operate computers Operate and make independent decisions without direct supervision Make decisions without undue delay in emergency situations Thoroughly investigate field assignments as reflected in complete reports City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department: The Police Department is organized into three divisions (Support and Investigative Services, Field Services, and Professional Services), and provides general law enforcement services, including animal control. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Oct 13, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach is seeking an experienced individual to serve as the Civilian Fire Marshal in the Fire Department. The Position: Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the Fire Marshal (Non-Sworn) oversees the Fire Department's Fire Prevention Program to include technical and administrative work and the implementation of the comprehensive fire prevention, public education and risk/loss management programs. The Fire Marshal provides highly responsible and technical staff assistance, hazardous materials oversight, and performs other duties as assigned. This position may also provide technical and functional supervision over fire prevention personnel. The Application/Selection Process: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Apply early for first consideration! Applications will be screened carefully and selected candidates will be invited to undergo a Structured Panel Interview to evaluate their knowledge, skills and abilities as they relate to the position. The department may include other job-related assessment tools developed to predict successful job performance. At the conclusion of selection testing, names of candidates deemed eligible for hire will be placed on an employment eligibility list. The appointing hiring authority will further review the job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. Pre-Placement Process: Selected candidates must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, and a pre-placement physical including drug test. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Plans, coordinates, administers, and supervises the Fire Prevention Program which is comprised of plan checks and review, including inspecting facilities, administering the hazardous materials program, and public education programs. Provides oversight and participates in the development and implementation of goals and objectives, establishes schedules and methods for providing fire prevention and inspection services, implements policies and procedures, and develops/maintains a fee schedule for services of the Department. Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews the work plan for the Fire Prevention Division; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems; assigns work activities, projects and programs; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures. Ensures compliance with the California Fire and Building Code and State Fire Marshal's regulations including supervising, conducting and/or reviewing the review of fire related plans. Makes comprehensive technical plan checks of proposed projects to determine fire safety conditions and needs, and conducts field inspection of construction projects as necessary. Develops a Fire Permit Program to include collection of fees for fire code permits and conducts a review of permit applications to ensure proper issuance of permits. Supervises the administration of the False Alarm Program, which includes notification to applicable businesses, collection of fees, and recordkeeping. Oversees the City's Fuel Modification (Vegetation Management) and Weed Abatement programs and provides technical expertise on expanding current fuel modification program. Conducts vegetation management inspections and ensures compliance with City regulations, assists in the coordination of fire and life safety inspections of residential properties in the wildland urban interface areas and manages the Department's "Ready! Set! Go!" Program. Facilitates the activities of the Fire Prevention Division with other programs of the Fire Department and with other City departments and divisions. Coordinates with the Department's Fire Investigation program which includes, but is not limited to, determination of the cause and origin of fires of suspicious or undetermined origin, or fires involving death or injury, and the maintenance of applicable records. Oversees the development and implementation of an effective public education program. Coordinates the Engine Company Inspection Program with Fire Suppression personnel; reviews inspections to verify accuracy and completeness; assists in training Fire Suppression personnel related to promoting fire safety inspections, community education, and the enforcement of codes and standards of an Engine Company Inspection Program. Issues notices, as needed, for violations, warnings and citations to businesses and property owners that remain out of compliance with codes and regulations. Performs research and analysis and prepares a variety of written and verbal reports and recommendations. Provides assistance to fire personnel, developers, architects, and others with complex code interpretations, fire inspections, and compliance. Provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Fire Chief; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence and represents the Fire Department before the City Council, Commissions, Boards, and Committees and the general public regarding fire prevention matters, as necessary. Attends and participates in professional group meetings. Remains abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of fire science and hazardous materials management. Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the Fire Prevention annual budget including the preparation of cost projections and the authorizing and monitoring of expenditures. Prepares and maintains a variety of records, reports, and other documentation. Manages contacts for consultants and fire prevention, fire modification related services. Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education : An Associate Degree with major course work in Fire Science, Fire Administration, Public Administration, or a related field, supplemented by specialized training of fire prevention and fire safety systems. A Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science, Fire Protection Administration and Technology, Public or Business Administration, or a related field is highly desirable. Experience : A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in all facets of fire prevention, hazardous materials management, fire code enforcement, fire education, and disaster preparedness is required. Previous municipal experience is highly desirable. License/Certificate Requirements : Due to the performance of some field duties which may require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Class C driver's license and a good driving record is required. Plans Examiner or related verifiable plan check experience. First Aid and CPR certifications must be obtained within the first year of employment. The following certifications are highly desirable: California State Fire Marshal Certifications as a Fire Inspector I and II, Fire Investigator; National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) or International Code Council (ICC) Coursework specializing in Fire Alarm, Fire Code, Fire Sprinkler, Fire Standpipes, and Fire Inspector. Supplemental Information Also Required: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of fire prevention, fire inspection, and hazardous materials management, and applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Methods and procedures for conducting fire and hazardous materials inspections. The principles and practices of hazardous materials storage, handling, use and site mitigation clean-up requirements. Principles of effective supervision, training, and evaluation. Fire protection and life safety systems; technical fire protection and inspection practices and procedures; federal, state and local laws, regulations and court decisions applicable to assigned areas of responsibility; California Building Code requirements as they pertain to fire safety; national fire safety and prevention standards; principles, methods and practices of disaster preparedness program development; principles and practices of budgeting, purchasing and maintenance of public records; research methods and analysis techniques; principles and practices of effective supervision; City personnel policies; safe work practices and safety equipment related to the work; micro-computer applications related to the work. Ability to: Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction to fire prevention personnel. Read and interpret and apply Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Operate a computer and a variety of software including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Plan effectively, prioritize assignments, and meet deadlines. Experience with the Department's Records Management System and fire inspection program (FireHouse) is desirable. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, fellow employees, public officials, and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department: The Fire Department is organized into three budgetary divisions, Fire Operations/Training, Fire Prevention, and Measure LL funding. The Department responds to approximately 3,500 requests for emergency service each year. The majority (60%) for these incidents are emergency medical related; responses to fires in buildings, vehicles or the wildland, account for another 15% of the Department's emergency responses and 15% of emergency responses are rescues involving trapped persons as a result of vehicle accidents, falls from a cliff, construction site accidents, and weather-related incidents. The Department also responds to spills and releases of hazardous materials, public service and other miscellaneous requests which account for the remaining 10% of the Fire Department's incident responses. The Department maintains a fully equipped emergency response force of twelve firefighters and one chief officer on duty, at all times. The staff personnel include the Fire Chief, three Chief Officers (both have suppression and administrative duties), an Administrative Fire Captain, a Fire Marshal, an Emergency Operations Coordinators, a Fire Safety Inspector, an Administrative Assistant, and a part-time Fire Prevention Officer. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Part Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach Public Works Department is accepting applications for the position of Aquatic Supervisor (Part-Time). The Position: Under supervision, plans, implements, and supervises activities within established aquatics program areas; supervises the day-to-day operation of a large community facility with specialized aquatic programs; and performs related work as required. Schedule: This position is expected to work Monday-Friday 5:00PM-9:00PM and Saturday-Sunday 7:00AM-3:00PM. The schedule and hours are subject to change with reasonable advanced notice. Reports to/Supervises: Reports to the Aquatics Coordinator; and supervises Lifeguards, Senior Lifeguards, and Pool Cashiers. The Application/Selection Process: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Apply early for first consideration! Applications will be reviewed and selected applicants will be invited to interview with department staff. The appointing authority will review the job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making final hiring decisions. Pre-Placement Process : Selected candidates must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice. Education and employment verification and reference check(s) will also be conducted. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Provides lifeguard services and teaches beginning through intermediate swimming lessons and lifesaving skills instruction Collects and deposits money Enforces pool rules and regulations during recreational swim periods Supervises part-time staff responsible for providing aquatic programs and related services, prioritizes and reviews work, evaluates employee performance, and provides technical guidance and training Assists the Aquatics Coordinator in recruiting, hiring, and scheduling of all part-time aquatics staff Assists in coordinating certification processes for aquatics staff to ensure compliance with applicable local and state requirements Assists in supervising the daily operations of designated pools Assists in coordinating special events and developing pool use allocation schedules for a joint-use facility Compiles and evaluates program/service participation data Prepares monthly reports Conducts customer satisfaction and participation surveys and prepares summary reports Provides information to participants regarding facility use policies and procedures Maintains communication with program participants and related groups Receives comments/complaints, presents alternatives, and implements solutions Actively works with customer problems to ensure the greatest level of satisfaction within facility policies and procedures Utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, and recreation activity software applications Maintains knowledge of principles and practices of recreation/social services program planning and implementation, community trends and activities, and City policies and procedures Performs related duties as required or assigned Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Experience : Minimum of two (2) years of experience in aquatic program development/pool management License/Certificate Requirements: A valid certification in Lifeguarding from the American Red Cross is required at the time of application submission. A Lifeguard Instructor Certification and Water Safety Instructor Certification will need to be acquired within six (6) months of hire. Due to the performance of some field duties, which may require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Driver's License and an acceptable driving record are required. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of developing and organizing group aquatics activities; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; basic math; public relations principles and practices; principles of personnel supervision and training; appropriate safety precautions and procedures; principles relating to safe work practices and equipment maintenance; and occupational hazards and safety precautions. Ability to: Perform professional-level aquatics work, including life guarding and swim instruction; perform administrative work duties; read and interpret moderately difficult written materials; maintain accurate records; prepare clear, concise oral and written reports; analyze and evaluate community needs for program development; supervise, train, and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; perform basic math calculations; operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; adhere to safe work practices and procedures; work the hours required of the position; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties; remain attentive at all times; and exert moderate, but constant, physical effort, typically involving some combination of swimming, walking, sitting, climbing and balancing, lifting, pushing and/or pulling of objects which may approximate 50 pounds and may occasionally weigh up to 100 pounds; sit, reach, twist, lean operate a computer keyboard, lift files and reports from countertops or file drawers, and withstand exposure to vibration, pitch and glare from a computer. Skills: Effective communication skills in order to provide information clearly and concisely to swim class participants and the general public when enforcing pool rules. Physical, Mental and Environmental Working Conditions: Duties are performed in an indoor and outdoor environment under direct sun and weather conditions. Must be able to withstand exposure to weather elements such as direct sun, wind, heat, evening temperatures, dampness, and darkness. Administrative duties are generally performed indoors in a controlled office environment and program activity duties are performed outdoors with exposure to various weather conditions, including moderate noise. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. On an occasional basis, may be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Sep 21, 2022
Full Time
Description The Position: Under supervision of the Building Official, reviews building plans and specifications for compliance with applicable building codes and city ordinances, standards, municipal codes, and other established policies and procedures. The Senior Building Plan Checker is distinguished by their required breadth of knowledge and experience enforcing building codes and standards. Reports to/Supervises : Reports to the Building Official. Selection Process : Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Applications will be screened carefully and selected applicants will be invited to participate in the Structured Panel Interview. The appointing hiring authority will further review the job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. The selection process indicated above may be modified based on the needs of the City. Pre-placement Process: Selected candidates must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, and a pre-placement physical including a drug test. Education and employment verification and reference check(s) will also be conducted. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Review building plans and specifications for residential, commercial, non-residential buildings for compliance with all required State of California Title 24, including Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy, Green and Grading codes, State disabled access related codes, and the City's municipal code, and local ordinances. Review construction plans, details, reports, and structural calculations; determine if plans comply with building codes and other construction regulations. Performs complex and difficult plan checks to investigate reports of structural problems on other assignments. Prepare correction sheets and recheck plans after corrections are submitted. Respond to questions and inquiries from architects, engineers, builders, contractors, and owners regarding building requirements, structural applications, regulation conformance, and related issues. Initiate appropriate action to enforce code compliance. May conduct field inspections of projects under construction. Prepare correspondence to architects, engineers and contractors relating to the correction of plans and engineering details. Plan, prioritize, assign, review and participate in the work of staff responsible for performing plan checking functions and keeping logs and records of plans to examine. Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, building inspection, or a related field. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time responsible experience in reviewing construction plans. License and Certifications: Certification as a Building Plans Examiner by the International Code Council (ICC) is required. A valid Class C California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. The following are highly desirable: California registration as a Civil or Structural Engineer Certification as an Energy and Green Plans Examiner Certification as a California Access Specialist (CASp) Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Principles and interpretation of building plan specifications and codes and related laws and ordinances; the process for issuing permits; basic engineering practices and structural engineering principles applied to buildings; principles and practices of supervision; problem solving techniques; quality customer service techniques and concepts. Ability to: Read and accurately interpret plans and specifications; work under pressure to complete projects with competing deadlines; follow and provide oral and written instructions; establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships with customers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and owners, the public, and other employees; effectively communicate verbally and in writing in English with all levels of staff and public lead, supervise and train staff; strategize, and correlate data and/or information; exercise sound judgment related to procedures and regulations; perform essential job duties with little supervision; provide technical guidance to staff; use work-related computer applications, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet, and other electronic devices. City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department/Division: The Community Development Department is organized into five divisions - Administration, Zoning, Building, Planning, and Code Enforcement. The Building Safety Division is responsible for the building safety standards for the design, construction, use, and occupancy of all buildings and structures within the City of Laguna Beach. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Sep 16, 2022
Part Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach is seeking enthusiastic and critical-thinking individuals t o fill current and future vacancies for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher - Lateral (Part-Time). The Position: Under the general supervision of a Police Sergeant, dispatches public safety equipment and personnel (Police, Fire, Marine Safety) in response to requests for service using telephone, computer, and radio communications systems. Responds to emergency calls for public safety service(s) requiring independent judgment as to a course of action where unprecedented situations may arise; performs a variety of general support duties related to communication activities including recordkeeping, typing, monitoring alarm systems and teletype communications; performs related duties as assigned. Reports to/Supervises: The Public Safety Dispatcher reports to the Support Services Supervisor and in his or her absence reports to the shift Watch Commander. In the Chain of Command structure, the Public Safety Dispatcher ultimately report to the Support Services Division Commander (Captain or Lieutenant), excluding issues where the chain of command might be circumvented. Required Competencies: Handling Stress Decision Making Listening Oral Communication Attention to Detail Integrity and Ethics Analyzing & Interpreting Data Critical Thinking Using Technology Adaptability Self-Management Legal & Regulatory Navigation Handling Conflict Teamwork Selection Process : All interested candidates must submit a completed online application to be considered. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the needs of the department are met. Apply early for first consideration! Applications will be screened carefully and selected applicants will be invited to the testing process. The selection process will include a Structured Panel Interview. Those recommended for further evaluation will undergo a department interview with City staff. Based on the Department's needs, the selection process listed may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection process. *Lateral applicants working for non-P.O.S.T. agencies may be required to undergo the P.O.S.T. written exam unless the candidate is able to submit proof of successful completion of the Public Safety's 120 Hour Basic Course or passing the POST Basic Dispatcher Equivalency Examination (Commission Procedure F-5).* Pre-Placement Process : All prospective candidates must successfully pass a background security investigation, polygraph examination, pre-employment physical examination including a drug test, and a psychological examination. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Receives, screens and transmits public safety calls via telephone and radio communications systems Dispatches public safety personnel and equipment (Police, Fire, Marine Safety) in response to requests for service Performs intensive data inputting of information received via computer keyboard Types departmental reports and initiates forms related to the operation and procedures of the Records Division Completes reports and complaints for court prosecution May make personal searches of prisoners Initiates and sends messages and requests for information on law enforcement computer systems Employee has considerable contact over the radio and telephone with public safety employees in the field and the general public, frequently in emotionally stressful situations Works evening, weekend and holiday shifts as assigned Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent. License/Certificate Requirements: Possession of a POST Basic Public Safety Dispatcher Certification is desirable. Experience: Two (2) years of public safety dispatching experience, including the successful completion of probation as a public safety dispatcher. Experience must be recent and have occurred within the last two (2) years. Prior experience in a public safety, or municipal government setting is desirable. Prior experience with computer aided dispatch systems is also desirable. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Office procedures and methods Ability to: Keep basic records and type on a computer Work shifts, including evenings/nights and weekends (minimum of 48 hours a month) Learn the rules of the Federal Communications Commission regarding radio transmissions Work under stressful situations and exercise good judgment in emergencies Accurately record and retain data given verbally Skills: Possess a clear speaking voice and an excellent memory Capable of making rapid and appropriate decisions Constant alertness and attention to detail when dealing with the public and dispatching personnel and equipment Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department: The Police Department is organized into three divisions (Support and Investigative Services, Field Services, and Professional Services), and provides general law enforcement services, including animal control. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Aug 12, 2022
Part Time
Description Join our Human Resources Team! The City of Laguna Beach is seeking a savvy and enthusiastic Recruitment Superstar! This position is open on a continuous basis, and it will close when the needs of the Department are met. Apply early to receive first consideration! The Position: If you enjoy supporting internal customers, working in a fast-paced and high energy environment we need you on our team! This position will support full-cycle recruitment for a variety of positions that support the operations of the City of Laguna Beach. This position will perform technical and analytical Human Resources functions in the areas of Recruitment and Selection, Classification and Compensation and general office administration. This position will primarily function in the area of Recruitment and Selection by conducting full-cycle recruitments from sourcing to selection and onboarding. Additionally, this position will conduct classification and compensation studies, create and evaluate job descriptions and respond to Public Records Requests. Schedule: This is a temporary, hourly position that is expected to work full-time hours. The hours are 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday (with alternating Fridays off). This position is eligible for a hybrid, half-time telecommuting schedule. The schedule and hours are subject to change with reasonable advanced notice. Ideal Competency Profile : Accountability & Reliability Attention to Detail Collaboration Critical Thinking Dealing with Ambiguity Effective Communication Initiative Innovation Resourcefulness & Problem solving Results Orientation Pre-employment Process: A candidate selected for this position must successfully complete a thorough reference check/employment verification, Live Scan and a pre-employment medical exam including drug testing. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Please see the position description for Administrative Analyst for a complete description of the position. Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Bachelor's degree in human resources management or a related field. Experience: At least two years of relevant experience. License/Certificate Requirements: Due to the performance of some field duties, which may require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of the technical subject matter of the area assigned (e.g., human resources, benefits, recruitment and selection, public administration, and municipal functions); methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis and report presentation; use and application of relevant laws and regulations governing the work assigned (e.g., Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Fair Labor Standards Act); the scope and functions of municipal government; English grammar, vocabulary and composition; computer software and applications for word processing, spreadsheets (e.g., MS Office Suite), statistical analysis, department specific data retrieval systems (e.g., Human Resources Information Systems, Applicant Tracking Systems, etc.), web page browsing and incidental file management. Ability to: Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; properly interpret and make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies; lead, train, and evaluate assigned staff; gather, analyze, evaluate, and draw meaning from qualitative and quantitative data, make recommendations, and prepare concise and informative reports and/or presentations; exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to problem resolution; operate computers and other standard office peripheral equipment; maintain composure and good judgment while under stress; establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with legislative and administrative officials, other employees and the public. Physical, Mental and Environmental Working Conditions: The duties and responsibilities of this position are performed in an office environment and involve sitting, standing, and walking for prolonged or intermittent periods of time, and include reaching, bending, and twisting at the waist to perform desk work and operate general office equipment including a personal computer with keyboard for prolonged or intermittent periods of time. The operation of a personal computer requires finger and wrist dexterity and the ability to withstand exposure to vibration, pitch and glare from the computer. Employee must be able to safely lift and carry books, files and reports weighing up to 25 pounds. Must be able to lift files and reports from counter tops or file drawers. The employee must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must be able to work cooperatively and effectively with others encountered during the course of duty. City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department & Division: The Administrative Services Division is organized into four divisions: Human Resources, Finance, IT and Communications. This position would be under the Human Resources Division. The Human Resources Division provides internal support to all operating departments and external support to all prospective candidates. Responsibilities of the division include maintenance of personnel records for the City's employees. The division is also responsible for the recruitment, selection, hiring, and onboarding of all new employees. The division also manages employee training and development programs; administers the City's compensation, classification and employee benefits programs; oversees equal employment opportunity programs; ensures compliance with State and Federal employment mandates; manages employee leaves, provides guidance to staff, and coordinates employee safety and workers' compensation programs. The division also administers the City's Risk Management program, which acquires and maintains insurance for the City, assists with contract reviews, and maintains tort claims presented against the City. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Jun 11, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach Police Department is seeking enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about a career in law enforcement to serve our beautiful seaside community! During Academy Training: Hired at Step 1 ($6,740 monthly) Upon Academy Graduation: Increase to Step 2 ($7,084 monthly) The Position: Under general supervision of a Police Corporal, Sergeant, or Watch Commander, Police Officer Recruits attend the police academy, and assume non-sworn duties within the Laguna Beach Police Department. Recruits are hired at the first step of the salary range ($6,740 monthly) and are required to attend the police academy training which is approximately six (6) months in length. This training is intense and requires a high degree of discipline. Recruits do not have police officer powers or authority. Upon graduation from the academy and approval by the department, Recruits are appointed as probationary police officers and begin field training. Upon appointment, the monthly salary will be increased and incumbents will be enrolled in the P.E.R.S. safety retirement formula of 2.7% @ 57. The Application/Selection Process: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Interested candidates must submit a completed online application in order to be considered. Applications will be screened carefully and qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the testing process which will include the following: The Police Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery Exam (PELLETB) P.O.S.T. Physical Agility Test (P.A.T.) Oral Panel Interview PELLETB Exam: Must obtain a minimum T-score of 50 PAT: Must complete the PAT with a minimum score of 75 points If you have participated in the PELLETB Exam with another agency within the last twelve months and you received a T-score of 50 or higher, you may be eligible to waive the exam. A copy of your T-score must be submitted before the date of testing in order to waive the exam. Only applicants with a total T-Score of 50 or higher may waive their PELLETB exam. The PAT cannot be waived. Those who successfully complete all three testing components will be placed on an eligibility list. The appointing authority will review all job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. The selection process may be modified based on the needs of the city. Pre-placement Process: A pre-background interview will be scheduled upon successful completion of the panel interview stage. Candidates selected for this position must successfully complete a thorough background security investigation, polygraph examination, psychological screening, and pre-employment physical examination including a drug test. Examples of Duties The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. In a control environment at the academy, the duties and responsibilities of the job include: Attending and participating in classroom and field training courses at the academy, maintaining academy and Department standards for the duration of the academy and successfully completing and graduating from the police academy. Working rotating shifts and exposure to dangerous conditions. Driving a vehicle safely under various conditions. Lifting, carrying, dragging, pulling, and pushing objects of varying weight and size. standing, walking, and running for extended times over various distances and conditions; pursuing a running suspect through yards and over fences and walls. Observing and recognizing people, activity, vehicles, street signs, and environmental conditions from a reasonable distance during day and night. Not posing a direct threat to the health and safety to self or others; using only force objectively necessary to control situations and persons, including combative or fleeing suspects. Operating a variety of firearms and weapons safely and proficiently. Exercising good judgment in dealing with routine and unusual situations; learning and comprehending factual information, policies, procedures and rules, and using good judgment and discretion in applying same to changing conditions and situations. Maintaining composure and judgment during emergency or tense situations. Refusing to participate in or tolerate unethical behavior. Not being subject to impeachment in court due to character, reputation, history of dishonesty or violation of law, including drug violations. Acting courteously toward others. Taking direction from supervisors; maintaining good working relationships with other members of the Department and City. Accepting criticism and applying it to performance. Being dependable in meeting scheduled assignments; working extended hours when required. Performing related duties as required. Patrolling assigned district by automobile or on foot in order to prevent and detect crime activity and enforce laws, regulations and ordinances. Responding to radio communications, computer prompts or citizen requests and investigating reported disorders, observed violations, and related incidents. Investigating and preparing reports on complaints, accidents, offenses and damages to property; interviewing witnesses and suspects. Restoring order and maintaining peace at public gatherings or in conflict situations. Collecting and preserving physical evidence in accordance with department policy and laws. Observing and reporting conditions conducive to crime activity. Providing information and assistance to the public in a respectful manner. Pursuing and apprehending suspects. Enforcing Municipal Code violations. Preparing crime and arrest reports and documenting other situations such as traffic accidents and civil disputes. Appearing in Court to testify regarding arrests or other law enforcement activity and case evidence and civil cases. Searching prisoners. Administering emergency first aid to injured or incapacitated persons until medical personnel are present. Participating in classroom and field training exercises. Treating Citizens, suspects and fellow employees with respect. Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Graduation from high school or the equivalent is required. College coursework in criminal justice, administration of justice, or a related field is preferred. Experience: Some experience involving public contact work or the enforcement of public safety rules and policies is preferred. License/Certificate Requirements: Must obtain a valid California Class C or Class 3 driver's license and provide evidence of an acceptable driving record; must be a US Citizen. Supplemental Information Ability to: Operate a police motor vehicle skillfully and safely. Use firearms and other weapons. Read and interpret State Motor Vehicle Codes and traffic safety laws and local ordinances. Accurately recall the circumstances under which criminal, civil or traffic violations occurred for testimony purposes. Obtain knowledge of City geography, street layouts and traffic and crime patterns. Read and interpret maps to determine locations of calls. Work effectively in team response situations. Exercise tact and diplomacy in maintaining self-control in provocative or confrontational situations. Communicate clearly and concisely in conveying commands. Operate two-way radio following proper communications procedures. Maintain alertness and concentration in emergency situations. Accurately recall names, faces and details regarding crime incidents. Follow proper safety rules and procedures. Work under variable weather conditions. Properly use tools to gain access to buildings. Communicate and work cooperatively with co-workers, supervision, and public and private representatives. Relate effectively with persons from diverse social, ethnic, political, racial and ethnic backgrounds and age groups. Understand and carry out oral or written commands and instructions. Complete clear and accurate police reports and work activity records. May operate an audio or video recorder during field enforcement work. Operate computers. Operate and make independent decisions without direct supervision. Make decisions without undue delay in emergency situations. Thoroughly investigate field assignments as reflected in complete reports. City of Laguna Beach: With seven miles of City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. The Department: The Police Department is organized into three divisions (Support and Investigative Services, Field Services, and Professional Services), and provides general law enforcement services, including animal control. The department augments its services with the assistance of reserve officers, community volunteers representing our various volunteer groups such as COPs, CERT, and the Animal Shelter, police explorers, and Police Cadet and Beach Patrol positions during the summer months. Closing Date/Time: