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.

12 job(s) at City of Laguna Beach

CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 25, 2021
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. 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 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. Examples of duties include, but are not necessarily limited to: 1. Assisting in supervising the conduct of inmates in a variety of custody situations within a jail facility. 2. Monitoring of inmates on a rigid time line. 3. Processing inmates (completing multiple forms by hand or computer). 4. 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. 5. Ensuring the maintenance of order, security, and compliance with administrative regulations, judicial rulings, Department Policy & Procedures, and Rules & Regulations. 6. Operating a computer terminal to obtain criminal history information including warrants, or other holds, and updating classification or housing information as necessary. 7. Conducting interviews with inmates. 8. Securing inmate property and monies, as necessary, in compliance with Departmental Policy and Procedures. 9. Responding to public inquiries regarding inmates. 10. Enforcing jail rules. 11. Preparing written reports. 12. Conducting Title 15 visual compliance checks within jail facility. 13. Train newly hired part-time jailers on jail operations and procedures. 14. Provide daily, operational leadership to lower level staff, directing work as needed. Other Ancillary Duties: 1. Directing traffic. 2. Conducting lockups of public facilities. 3. Enforcing municipal code violations. 4. Patrolling assigned areas for parking and municipal code violations. 5. Issuing citations for municipal code violations. 6. Impounding animals at the City Animal Shelter. 7. Transporting prisoners. 8. Duties as listed in the City of Laguna Beach Police Cadet job description. 9. Other related duties as necessary to assist police personnel. Minimum Qualifications 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 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. 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 13, 2021
Part Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach is now looking to hire enthusiastic candidates for the position of Senior Pool Lifeguard and Pool Lifeguard! This recruitment is open on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Apply early to receive first consideration! The eligibility list from this recruitment may be used to fill similar or lower level positions throughout the Recreation Division and the City. Pool Lifeguard $14.00 - $16.15 Hourly Senior Pool Lifeguard $15.33 - $17.76 Hourly 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. Ability to work a weekday schedule and evenings is strongly preferred. The schedule for current vacancies is weekdays, 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., but is subject to change based on the needs of the Department. 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 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 POOL LIFEGUARD: Qualified applicants must be at least 15 years of age. Applicants under the age of 18 must have a work permit. License/Certificate Requirements: A current American Red Cross Certification in Lifeguarding is required. Experience: Experience as a pool lifeguard/swim instructor, advanced swimming ability, and prior public contact work experience including working with children is desirable. SENIOR POOL LIFEGUARD: Qualified applicants will be at least 18 years of age. License/Certificate Requirements: A current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification is required. A Water Safety Instructor Certification is desirable. Recertification training is available; however, it is preferred that all certifications be current. Experience: A minimum of two summer seasons, or the equivalent, as a pool lifeguard/swim instructor is required. Advanced swimming ability, public contact work experience, including working with children is also required. Supplemental Information 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. 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. 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 Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach, Police Department is now looking to hire enthusiastic and energetic candidates for the position of Community Services Officer I (Crime Prevention)! This recruitment is being held to fill the current Community Services Officer I vacancy assigned to the area of Crime Prevention . The eligibility list from this recruitment may also be used to fill any future Community Services Officer I positions that may occur in other assignments. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and will close when the needs of the City are met. The first review of applications will go to those who submitted an application by Thursday, October 14, 2021. The Position: Under direct supervision, incumbents in the position of Community Services Officer are assigned to perform administrative and technical/ paraprofessional work in the following areas: Crime Prevention, Property/Evidence, Court Liaison, and Civilian Services. This recruitment has been opened to fill the Crime Prevention position. Reports to/Supervises: Reports to a Police Sergeant, Police Lieutenant, Support Services Supervisor, and/or Civilian Services Administrator. Selection Process : 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. The selection process indicated above may be modified based on the needs of the City. 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), and a pre-placement physical including a drug test. Examples of Duties Crime Prevention Assignment Duties: Assists in the operation and implementation of crime prevention programs and community relations activities Assists in developing and implementing plans to encourage neighborhood watch programs and community awareness of crime prevention strategies Speaks at community meetings Provides crime prevention and safety instruction at city schools and for the general public Prepares reports and program evaluations Conducts surveys Compiles data Conducts periodic security and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED inspections) for crime prevention purposes when requested Completes crime reports; sits on numerous committees and boards Conducts necessary clerical duties including using a computer and other peripheral equipment, answering telephones, filing and processing of paperwork, and performs other duties as assigned. All incumbents in the position of Community Services Officer may perform work outside of the normal work schedule, including evening hours and weekends, as service dictates. To view the full class specifications for Community Services Officer I click on the link below. Community Services Officer I 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 a G.E.D. certificate is required. Some college level course work in community relations, administration of justice, criminal justice, or a related field is preferable. Experience: At least two years of law enforcement or other technical or administrative experience related to Crime Prevention, P roperty/Evidence, Court Liaison, or Civilian Services . Included in this should be experience with developing community education, crime prevention and customer service programs, planning meetings and activities, and meeting and working with the public. Experience with handling of evidence property is desirable. Education or experience in the area of forensics is also desirable. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications, as well as database management programs, 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 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. Knowledge of: Laws relating to crime, traffic and parking, as described under the California Penal Code, Municipal Code and Vehicle Code; general knowledge of crime prevention and practices. Ability to: Work closely with community organizations and deal effectively with the public; collect and analyze statistical data to support crime prevention efforts; communicate verbally and in writing; understand, interpret, and apply criminal, traffic and parking laws as well as city regulations; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work; assume responsibility for the department's crime prevention program; prepare literature on crime prevention; conduct outreach to a substantial audience and increase crime prevention awareness; understand and comprehend written documents including: laws, statutes, policies, procedures, and general orders. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Part Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach seeks enthusiastic, dedicated individuals seeking a career in law enforcement to fill the position of Police Cadet. Qualified candidates must be able to work a varied schedule including holidays, weekends, and evenings from April through September. The Position: Under the supervision of Laguna Beach Police Department personnel, the Police Cadet directs traffic as needed and provides orderly control of pedestrian traffic and vehicular parking in an assigned area. The Police Cadet also assists with other departmental officer and support work, and perform various assigned duties within the Police Department. Reports to: Laguna Beach Police Department personnel. Application/Selection Process: Interested candidates must submit a completed online application by the closing deadline of 5:00 PM on M ond ay , December 6 , 2 021 in order to be considered. Applications will be screened carefully and selected candidates will be invited to undergo an interview evaluation of their knowledge, skills and abilities. The appointing hiring authority will further review the job-related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. Preplacement Process: A candidate selected for this position must successfully complete a thorough police background check with the Laguna Beach Police Department, a polygraph test, and a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice. Successful completion of a pre-placement medical exam including pre-employment drug testing is also required. Examples of Duties Employees in this position maintain effective, cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties, including the general public. Additionally, employees exercise effective judgment and initiative in the station and in the field as needed. Examples of duties include but are not necessarily limited to: Station Duties: Interacting with the public on the phone and in person Clerical duties such as filing paperwork and data entry Entering and retrieving confidential data from computer databases Fingerprinting of applicants Assisting with the transportation and tracking of evidence Taking photographs and creating flyers and notices Assisting with social media platforms such as Facebook Field Duties: Performing parking enforcement Issuing citations and impounding vehicles Cleaning Police vehicles Assisting with fire/flood watch patrols during windy or inclement weather Traffic control during special events, peak traffic conditions, and weekends and holidays from April to September **Incumbents must be available to work weekends and holidays from April through September. Incumbents work approximately 16 to 36 hours per week year-round; however, there may be special occasions where incumbents are asked to work more hours. Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age. Education: Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Related college level coursework and experience in the field performing traffic control is highly desirable. Experience: One year of public contact work experience, preferably in a law enforcement agency. License/Certificate Requirements: Due to the performance of field duties, which requires 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: General office procedures and equipment operation. Ability to: 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 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 LBPD staff members. Skills: Must possess effective public relations skills, conflict resolution skills and techniques, general office skills. Physical, Mental and Environmental Working Conditions: Work is performed in a variety of environmental conditions; with exposure to temperature variations, noise, vibrations, fumes, odors and dust. Physical demands require bending, stooping, standing and walking. Incumbent must be able to see and hear in normal range with or without correction, and communicate verbally and in writing. Must be able to sit, reach, twist, lean, stand at a counter, operate a computer keyboard, lift files and reports from counter tops or file drawers, withstand exposure to vibration, pitch and glare from a computer. 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: 12/6/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Nov 12, 2021
Full 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. 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 undergo an interview evaluation of their knowledge, skills, and abilities. At the successful completion of all testing, qualified candidates will be placed on an employment eligibility list to be considered for hire. 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 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. Examples of duties include, but are not necessarily limited to: 1. Assisting in supervising the conduct of inmates in a variety of custody situations within a jail facility. 2. Monitoring of inmates on a rigid time line. 3. Processing inmates (completing multiple forms by hand or computer). 4. 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. 5. Ensuring the maintenance of order, security, and compliance with administrative regulations, judicial rulings, Department Policy & Procedures, and Rules & Regulations. 6. Operating a computer terminal to obtain criminal history information including warrants, or other holds, and updating classification or housing information as necessary. 7. Conducting interviews with inmates. 8. Securing inmate property and monies, as necessary, in compliance with Departmental Policy and Procedures. 9. Responding to public inquiries regarding inmates. 10. Enforcing jail rules. 11. Preparing written reports. 12. Conducting Title 15 visual compliance checks within jail facility. 13. Train newly hired part-time jailers on jail operations and procedures. 14. Provide daily, operational leadership to lower level staff, directing work as needed. Other Ancillary Duties: 1. Directing traffic. 2. Conducting lockups of public facilities. 3. Enforcing municipal code violations. 4. Patrolling assigned areas for parking and municipal code violations. 5. Issuing citations for municipal code violations. 6. Impounding animals at the City Animal Shelter. 7. Transporting prisoners. 8. Duties as listed in the City of Laguna Beach Police Cadet job description. 9. Other related duties as necessary to assist police personnel. Minimum Qualifications 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 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. 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
Oct 31, 2021
Part Time
Description Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and interviews scheduled until all positions are filled. Apply early to receive first consideration! This recruitment will be used to fill seasonal and recurrent part-time positions. Definition: Under supervision, this position performs a variety of maintenance tasks for the Public Works, Transit Division's Trolley Service. Reports to/Supervises: Reports to the Transit Supervisor or his/her designee. Selection Process: The appointing authority will further review the job related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. Preplacement Process: All prospective Trolley Fueler / Washer candidates must successfully pass a police background check and a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice. Examples of Duties Fuels, washes and disinfects trolleys and division vehicles; performs simple mechanical maintenance, as needed. Employees in this position must be available to work as scheduled weekdays, weekends and select holidays (six to eight hour shifts). Shifts are scheduled during the hours of 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday. Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age at time of hire. Experience: One (1) year of experience in driving larger vehicles is desirable. Basic knowledge of the use of hand tools, and previous experience washing and detailing vehicles is also desirable. License/Certificate Requirements: A valid California Driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Common hand tools and equipment used in mechanical and maintenance work and related work hazards; safe practices and procedures; how to operate larger equipment Ability to: Perform manual labor using hand tools or equipment that may vary from small to large; clean and fuel various types of assigned equipment; drive trolleys and small vehicles; understand and follow verbal and written instructions; learn work methods, procedures, terminology and the operation and use of tools that are specific to work assigned; safely lift, move and/or carry moderately heavy objects of up to 50 pounds in weight; establish effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Description This position is eligible to receive a 2.5% salary increase effective 1/1/2022 This recruitment is open on a continuous basis, and the deadline for the first application review is 5:00 PM (PST) on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. 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 Mission of the Public Works Department is to preserve, maintain, and enhance the City's infrastructure and natural resources, and provide services and environmental stewardship for the benefits of Laguna Beach residents, businesses and visitors. The Department is organized into the following divisions: Engineering and Administration, Fleet Maintenance, Parks and Building Maintenance, Street Maintenance, Utility Undergrounding, Solid Waste, Parking Management and Operations, Traffic, Parking and Signs Maintenance, and Transit Services. The Position: Under general supervision, performs journey level and specialized tasks in the area of fleet and equipment maintenance and repair for the City's Public Works Department. Work performed consists of repair and maintenance of gasoline, diesel, LPG and electric powered vehicles and equipment. This position r eports to Senior Fleet Maintenance Supervisor. Selection Process : Applications will be screened carefully, and selected applicants will be invited to participate in the Performance Exam. 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 : Selected candidates must successfully pass a police background check with the Laguna Beach Police Department, including 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 Equipment Mechanic inspects, maintains, diagnoses, and repairs a variety of City vehicles and equipment including Fire Department vehicles. Other vehicles and equipment include general construction trucks, street sweepers, transit buses, trolleys and a variety of large to small equipment. Disassembles components, repairs or replaces defective or worn parts; performs major overhauls on gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, differentials, etc.; performs major repair work on drive trains, steering, hydraulic and air brake systems; and performs related duties as required. This position may receive calls for emergency service and may be required to respond during non-scheduled work hours, including evenings, holidays and weekends. 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. Experience: A minimum of five full-time years of mechanical maintenance work experience, with at least three years working at a skilled, journey level. Licenses/Certifications: Required Within Three Months of Hire: A valid California Class B driver's license with tank vehicle and passenger endorsements. Must not have an automatic transmission restriction or an air brake restriction. The incumbent must be able to provide a DMV printout, a current medical card. Desirable: • Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.) certification in automotive and heavy truck repair • Arc, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding certification is desirable • Ability to operate heavy equipment such as a backhoe and front loader • Completion of mechanical trade courses • Skilled work experience in the bumper-to-bumper maintenance and repair of fire vehicles Possession of the following certifications are desirable: Fire Pumps and Accessories Emergency Vehicle Electrical Systems Supplemental Information Knowledge of: State of California emission laws, emission controls and standards that are required for automotive and heavy trucks; knowledge of OSHA standards and basic workplace safety requirements. Ability to: Fabricate and modify parts and equipment such as light stands, tool boxes, special parts or pieces of equipment for various jobs; be proficient in welding aluminum, steel and stainless steel; maintain work, time and material records; maintain cleanliness of shop; safely operate variety of heavy construction equipment and City vehicles; perform emergency road calls; respond to emergency calls at odd or irregular hours; order and pick up parts; maintain inventory; work a variety of changing shifts in order to meet the needs of the department; perform duties as assigned; cooperate and effectively work with others; must be a team player; diagnose, repair, remove and rebuild automatic and manual transmissions and differentials in automobiles to heavy trucks; diagnose and repair electrical circuits and schematics, with the ability to diagnose and repair using a D.V.O.M; use a scan tool engine analyzer to retrieve technical data from computerized engine systems; diagnose and repair of diesel/LPG engine systems, hydraulic and hydrostatic drive systems, and airbrake systems; dismount and repair tires on light to heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Part Time
Description This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and will close when the needs of the City are met. The next round of application review will be on Thursday, December 23, 2021 . This recruitment will be used to fill a current Maintenance Aide Part-Time (Laborer IV Part-Time) vacancy in the Public Works Department, Building and Parks Division and Landscape Maintenance and Urban Forestry Division . This recruitment may also be used to fill any future Maintenance Aide Part-Time (Laborer IV Part-Time) positions that may occur throughout the City. 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 Mission of the Public Works Department is to preserve, maintain, and enhance the City's infrastructure and natural resources, and provide services and environmental stewardship for the benefits of Laguna Beach residents, businesses and visitors. The Department is organized into the following divisions: Engineering and Administration, Fleet Maintenance, Parks and Buildings Maintenance , Landscape Maintenance and Urban Forestry Division, Street Maintenance, Utility Undergrounding, Solid Waste, Parking Management and Operations, Traffic, Parking and Signs Maintenance, and Transit Services. The Position: Under supervision, the Maintenance Aide Part-Time (Laborer IV Part-Time) performs a variety of maintenance tasks for the Public Works Department in one of the following divisions: Parks & Buildings, Landscape Maintenance, Streets, Transit, or Fleet Maintenance. Appointment may be made at either level depending on qualifications. Reports to/Supervises: Reports to the Division Manager or the assigned designee. Selection Process : Applications will be screened carefully, and selected applicants will be invited to participate in a Department Interview. 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 : Selected candidates must successfully pass a police background check with the Laguna Beach Police Department, which includes 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) may also be conducted. Examples of Duties Performs assigned laboring jobs, which vary depending on the department to which assigned and which include, but are not necessarily limited to: Building & Facilities Maintenance - Assists in the maintenance of public buildings and facilities. Work includes performing custodial duties, cleaning of public restrooms and park facilities, graffiti removal, litter removal, emptying trash and recycling receptacles, and furniture moving. Assists maintenance crews with various building maintenance tasks such as drywall, patching, painting, electrical repairs, inspections, and other duties as assigned. Landscape Maintenance and Urban Forestry - Assists in the maintenance of parks, athletic fields, streetscapes, trees, plantings, turf, hardscapes, irrigation systems, and recreation play areas. Work includes planting, watering, weeding, trimming, and fertilizing shrubs, trees, and flowerbeds. Maintains and prepares athletic fields. Fleet Maintenance - Assist Equipment Mechanics to inspect, diagnose, and locate mechanical difficulties in City automobiles, trucks, and a variety of diesel, gasoline, and propane powered maintenance and construction equipment. Lubricates vehicles; changes oil, filters and tires; repairs tires and balances wheels. Inspects hydraulic and air brakes; replaces worn linings and disc pads. Streets Maintenance - Clean up litter and debris from parking lots, walkways, ditches, alleys, streets, beach areas, and storm drains. Perform general sidewalk and street maintenance such as sidewalk grinding or pothole patching. Pick up and transport trash to the appropriate dumping site; may be assigned to a litter control crew that maintains the business district sidewalks, parking lots and planters by raking, sweeping, washing, and cleaning. Regardless of the division assignment, the incumbent works a variable schedule to meet departmental needs and performs related duties as assigned. The position may be rotated among departmental divisions. Minimum Qualifications Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively an successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows: Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience: Minimum of one (1) year general maintenance, construction or repair work experience. Experience in driving larger vehicles is desirable, as is basic knowledge of simple hand tools and basic mechanical skills. License/Certificate Requirements: A valid California Driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. A valid California Class B Driver's license is desirable. Must be at least 17 years of age to be hired as a Laborer III and at least 18 years of age for Laborer IV. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Principles relating to safe work practices and equipment maintenance; occupational hazards and safety precautions; proper use of tools and procedures used in repair and maintenance of City equipment. Ability to: Learn methods and terminology specific to work assigned; operate and use tools specific to work assigned; understand and follow verbal and written direction; work scheduled hours as assigned, including weekends, holidays, days and evenings; work independently and productively; maintain simple records; work cooperatively and maintain professional relationships with co-workers and the public; lift and transport items weighing up to 50 pounds; clean and fuel various types of assigned equipment; communicate verbally and in writing; and adhere to policies and engage in safe work practices; see and hear in normal range with or without corrective devices. Physical, Mental and Environmental Working Conditions: Work is performed in a variety of environmental conditions indoors and outdoors, with exposure to temperature and weather variations; traffic and equipment noise; equipment vibrations; vehicle and/or chemical fumes; chemicals such as cleaning solvents, grease, pesticides, paint fumes; machinery and their moving parts; dust; refuse; human and animal waste materials. Duties require the ability to stand or walk on hard surfaces for frequent and prolonged periods of time. Additional physical demands require frequent bending, stooping, and safe lifting and/or moving of moderately heavy objects, up to 50 pounds in weight. In compliance with FTA and FMCSA rules and the applicable City policy, candidates for this position are required to pass drug testing prior to employment. If hired in this position, drug and alcohol testing will be administered as follows: (1) post accident; (2) reasonable suspicion; (3) random testing; (4) return to work; and follow-up testing Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Description 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. 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. 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. All A cademy Graduates spend their initial probationary year in field training. 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 selected candidates will be invited to participate in the testing process which will include the following: P.O.S.T. Physical Agility Test (P.A.T.) Oral Panel Interview Candidates must successfully complete the P.A.T. with a score of 384 points or higher to be eligible for invitation 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 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. May perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications LATERAL: Education : Graduation from high school or equivalent, supplemented by completion of the police academy. Experience : Must be a current sworn peace officer in the State of California including the completion of a probationary period with acceptable performance. License Requirements : The incumbent must obtain a valid Class C or Class 3 California driver's license and provide evidence of an acceptable driving record. May be required to obtain a Class 4 or Class D license following hire, depending upon position assignment as a Motor Officer. ACADEMY GRADUATE: Education : Graduation from high school or the equivalent, supplemented by completion of the police academy. You MUST ensure that you have attached proof of completion to your application. Experience : Some experience, on-the-job training and college course work in police science, preferably involving public contact work and the enforcement of public safety rules and policies. License Requirements : M ust obtain a valid Class C or Class 3 California driver's license and provide evidence of an acceptable driving record; may be required to obtain a Class 4 or Class D license following hire, depending upon position assignment as a Motor Officer. 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 Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Full 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! 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 Position: Under the general supervision of a Police Sergeant, dispatches public safety equipment and personnel 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. Selection Process : Applications will be screened carefully and selected applicants will be invited to the testing process. Entry level applicants that pass the application screening will be invited to the Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) Public Safety Dispatcher Entry-Level Test tentatively scheduled on Saturday, July 17, 2021 . In compliance with P.O.S.T. standards, entry-level trainee applicants are subject to verbal, reasoning, memory, and perceptual abilities testing. Those entry level applicants that pass the P.O.S.T. test will be invited to the Structured Panel Interview. Entry level applicants that have a valid P.O.S.T Public Safety Dispatcher training certification may be exempt from taking the P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher exam. Applicants who have successfully completed the P.O.S.T. Entry-level Dispatch Exam through another public safety agency within 12 months of application may be excused from taking the P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher exam. Written verification of this test score must be submitted to Human Resources for review prior to the date of the written exam. Lateral applicants that pass the application screening will be invited to the Structured Panel Interview, and will be exempt from taking the P.O.S.T. written exam. 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). All testing will result in an employment eligibility list, and the appointing authority will further review the job related qualifications of those deemed eligible for hire before making selection decisions. Based on the City's needs, the selection process may be modified. 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. 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 Desirable Qualifications : Recent prior experience as a public safety dispatcher Prior experience in a public safety, law enforcement, municipal government setting Prior experience with computer aided dispatch systems P.O.S.T. Basic Public Safety Dispatcher Certification Examples of Duties Receives, screens and transmits public safety calls via telephone and radio communications systems; dispatches public safety personnel and equipment 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 Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience: Entry Level: Two (2) years of experience in clerical and public contact work is required. Typing speed of at least 30 wpm is required (Note: typing certifications are not required to apply, but will be required at a later date.) Lateral : 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 years. License/Certificate Requirements : Entry level applicants may have any certification and/or license relevant to the position of public safety dispatcher in order to be considered. Lateral applicants are desired to have possession of a POST Basic Public Safety Dispatcher certification, but it is not required for consideration. Supplemental Information Knowledge of: Office procedures and methods; ability to keep basic records and to type reports on a typewriter or word processor; ability to work shifts, including evenings/nights and weekends. Ability to: Learn the rules of the Federal Communications Commission regarding radio transmissions; ability to work under stressful situations and exercise good judgment in emergencies. Applicants should have the ability to accurately record and retain data given verbally, and should possess a clear speaking voice and an excellent memory, capable of making rapid and appropriate decisions. Requires constant alertness and attention to detail when dealing with the public and dispatching personnel and equipment. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2021
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)! This recruitment is open on a continuous basis until the needs of the City are met. Apply early to receive first consideration! Park Ranger (Full-Time) Salary: $26.04 - $36.66 Benefits: https://www.lagunabeachcity.net/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=26795 Park Ranger (Part-Time) Salary: $26.04 - $31.65 Benefits: lagunabeachcity.net/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=5471 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. 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. Selection Process : 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 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 Must be at least 20 years of age. Experience : Previous law enforcement experience or other relevant work experience, including extensive public contact, is highly desirable. Education: High school graduation or possession of a General Education Diploma is required. Related college level coursework in Criminal Justice (minimum 60 semester units), or completion of a PC 832 course is desired. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field is considered highly desirable. Applicants who have successfully graduated from a California Basic Course Police Academy Modular Level I, II or III are considered highly desirable. Training must include instruction in first aid, principled policing, laws of arrest, search and seizure, de-escalation, traffic enforcement, cultural diversity and arrest and control. 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. Candidates must successfully obtain PC 832 certification, through training provided by the Department, within six months of appointment. Supplemental Information 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. 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. 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 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH, CA Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Oct 29, 2021
Part Time
Description The City of Laguna Beach, Public Works Department seeks a passionate and team oriented individual to join the staff at the Laguna Beach Community and Susi Q Center on evenings and weekends! This recruitment is open on a continuous basis. The next application review will be on Sunday, December 19, 2021 . The Position: Under direct supervision of Senior Services Coordinator , the Senior Community Services Coordinator assists with the organization, scheduling, and coordination of various activities throughout the year. The Senior Community Services Coordinator will work evening and weekend shifts The Application/S election Process : This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and will close when the needs of the City are met. 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 police background check with the Laguna Beach Police Department, including a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice. Education and employment verification and reference check(s) will also be conducted. Examples of Duties Assists in planning and conducting special events, general programs, and facility rentals; set up and take down of tables, chairs, and equipment, for classes, activities, events, and meetings. Assists in the supervision and preparation of the facility and amenities for patron use, drop-in clientele, and special programs. May assist in researching and writing copy for news releases, City website and blog, social media, letters, newsletters, articles, and reports. May research and assist in creating presentations, printed materials, online communication, and related community outreach materials. Checks equipment in and out within the facilities and programs. Maintains inventory of incoming and out-going excursions and on-site equipment. Promotes and enforces established policies/procedures for facilities and programs. Maintains participant attendance and facility operation records and logs. Assists with desk reception, telephone support and related customer service activities. Accepts registrations, collects fees, and processes receipts. Enters and retrieves registration data on related community outreach materials. Checks equipment in and out within the facilities and programs. Maintains inventory of incoming and out-going excursions and on-site equipment. Promotes and enforces established policies/procedures for facilities and programs. Maintains participant attendance and facility operation records and logs. Inspects facilities, grounds, and equipment for safety. Assists in minor maintenance assignments, as required. Assists with desk reception, telephone support and related customer service activities. Accepts registrations, collects fees, and processes receipts. Enters and retrieves registration data on computer. This position will also: Answer questions from the public and provide information to individuals and groups regarding program offerings and coordination of services. Maintain program records. Distribute and collect program evaluations. Provide training to volunteers as needed. Order, maintain, and inventory program supplies. Perform related work as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: Must possess the ability to work compatibly and effectively with others encountered in the performance of duties; must possess the ability to follow oral instructions and adhere to department procedures and safe work practices. License/Certificate Requirements: Due to the performance of some duties a valid California's Driver's License and acceptable driving record is required. Supplemental Information Ability to: Carry out written and verbal instructions and use correct English spelling and grammar; work cooperatively and effectively with the general public and others encountered in the performance of duties; adhere to procedures and safe work practices; safely lift and carry equipment and objects of up to 50 pounds in weight; adhere to department procedures and safe work practices. Physical, Mental and Environmental Working Conditions: Must be able to perform duties in indoor, and outdoor environments in varying weather conditions. Indoors, work is performed in an office environment and involves sitting, standing, and walking for prolonged or intermittent periods of time, and includes 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. Employee must be able to safely lift and carry books, files and reports weighing up to 25 pounds. The employee must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and be able to work cooperatively and effectively with others encountered during the course of duty. Outdoor work requires intermittent, and at times prolonged standing, walking, or running on hard or uneven surfaces. Physical demands also require stooping, squatting, bending, twisting, and safely lifting and/or carrying objects of up to 25 pounds. 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 Division: The Recreation Division is located in the Community and Susi Q Center at 380 Third Street. The center provides creative programs and diverse services to promote an active lifestyle, enhance the quality of life, and build a sense of community for residents and visitors of all ages. Staff assist with class registration, wedding permits, photo permits, alcohol permits, and any questions residents and visitors may have about parks, recreation, and community services. Closing Date/Time: