City of Costa Mesa

The City of Costa Mesa boasts of being one of Orange County's leading cultural and business centers. Located 37 miles southeast of Los Angeles, 88 miles north of San Diego and 475 miles south of San Francisco, Costa Mesa encompasses a total of 16 square miles with its southernmost border only 1 mile from the Pacific Ocean. The current population of approximately 103,823 has grown from 16,840 at the time of incorporation in 1953. The dominant industries for the City are trade, services, manufacturing, finance/insurance and real estate. A general law city, Costa Mesa has a council-manager form of government.

Costa Mesa is a major commercial and industrial center of Orange County. The City, which formally adopted the slogan "The City of the Arts in late 1984, is home to a regional symphony orchestra and the South Coast Repertory Theater. Ground was broken in 1983 for the Orange County Performing Arts Center. This center includes a 3,000 seat facility which was completed in 1985, and a 1,000 seat auditorium slated for future development.

   

 

 

26 job(s) at City of Costa Mesa

City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Nov 19, 2022
Full Time
Description SALARY RANGE: Current: $52,488 - $60,768 annually ($25.23 - $29.22 hourly) DOQ Effective January 2023: 2% Salary increase Effective July 2023: 3% Salary increase Effective January 2024: 3% Salary increase There are currently three (3) full-time vacancies. JOB SUMMARY: Under close supervision, performs a variety of general and specialized clerical duties in the central records section of the Police Department; and performs other work as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is the entry-level class in the police records clerical series. An incumbent in this class is expected to learn specialized and complex police records processing duties while performing general clerical work in support of sworn and other departmental staff. A thorough training program is provided at the commencement of employment and on subsequent assignments to new and varied types of duties. Incumbents are expected to work with some independence on the repetitive aspects of the work as employees achieve proficiency in performing their assignments. Work is reviewed for accuracy and conformance with standards and quality. This class is distinguished from the Senior Police Records Technician class by the repetitive nature of assigned work, limited degree of independent judgment exercised and lack of lead responsibilities. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. First application review date is Monday, January 16 , 2023 . Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process; the only attachment that will be accepted is the required typing certificate. The initial application screening will be based upon candidate's answers to the supplemental questions only . Prior to placement on the eligibility list, your answers to the supplemental questions will be verified against information provided in the Education and Work Experience sections of the employment application. Typing certificates are required at time of application for this recruitment (verifying 40 wpm, corrected or better). Certificates must be uploaded/attached to your online application. Applications received that do not include a typing certificate will be disqualified. Typing Certificate Instructions: Must be issued from a recognized employment or public agency. Online/Internet issued certificates will NOT be accepted. Certificates must be on the agency's letterhead or formal certificate and include the agency's name and phone number. Must be issued within the last 12 months. Certificates must indicate a NET (corrected) typing speed of at least 40 WPM . Failure to provide a typing certificate at time of application that meets the above requirements may result in disqualification. Certificates from any agency meeting the above criteria will be accepted. The following locations may also be used; the City of Costa Mesa neither endorses nor opposes any of these agencies. AppleOne Employment Agency 3937 Birch Street Newport Beach, CA 92660 (949) 852-8233 Focus Employment Inc. 2400 E. Katella Avenue, Suite 800 Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 848-6129 The selection process will include the following components: application review and evaluation, typing certification verification, written examination, and selection interview. The written examination date is to be determined. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. It is recommended that you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background investigation, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Prepares and types reports, correspondence, and other documents, including those of a confidential nature. Prepares and maintains records and files. Assembles and types material from marginal notes, rough drafts, or verbal instructions. Operates computer terminal and related office equipment. Compiles, sorts and calculates various data. Obtains and gives out information to the public, interdepartmental representatives and other agencies requiring the interpretation of technical information, policies and procedures. May supervise juveniles in protective custody. Female Police Records Technicians may search female suspects for contraband and weapons; may assist in transporting female suspects and offenders. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or its equivalent. One year of clerical experience including typing, varied public contact and operation of standard office equipment. Experience in a public safety agency is highly desirable. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Considerable knowledge of modern office methods, procedures and practices. Knowledge of preparation of business correspondence. Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar and punctuation. Knowledge of filing and inventory systems. Bilingual Spanish skills (oral/written) are desirable. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to adhere to Police Department rules, regulations, procedures and routines. Ability to type at a corrected rate of 40 words per minute. Ability to work any shift, weekends and holidays as assigned. Ability to work mandatory overtime with short notice. Ability to perform various tasks simultaneously and under stressful conditions. Ability to analyze situations quickly and exercise independent judgment. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Ability to operate standard office equipment and computer terminal. Ability to work cooperatively and accurately with a large staff. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the public, including those with uncooperative or resistant attitudes. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New Full-Time employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Full-Time employeesreceive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly New Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit.Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.50% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Oct 21, 2022
Part Time
Description SALARY: $21.01 - $25.54 per hour There are currently 2 (two) part-time vacancies in the following assignments: Aquatics (1 part-time vacancy) Senior Center (1 part-time vacancy) Applications are currently being accepted on a continuous basis until all vacancies are filled. This recruitment may close at any time without notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. JOB SUMMARY: Under general direction of the Recreation Coordinator, Assistant Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Supervisor, this position assists the Recreation Coordinator in the day-to-day operations of a community center or other recreation facility/program; plans, promotes, coordinates, implements and evaluates specialized recreation programs (aquatics, adult and youth fitness, early childhood education, senior center and other specialized recreation programs) and performs related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is the first level in the Recreation classification series. An incumbent in this classification may have a specialized certification or work experience in the primary program area to which they are assigned. They are responsible for supervising part-time staff and volunteers in various program areas such as aquatics, adult/youth fitness, early childhood education, senior center, special events, etc. Work is reviewed while in progress and by results achieved through regular conferences, reports and evaluations. This position differentiates itself from the Recreation Leader IV position due to the level of responsibility and difficulty as well as a specialized license or certificate or level of knowledge and expertise in the assigned area. This position differentiates itself from the Recreation Coordinator position in that the latter has responsibility for management of a community center, and more complex or multiple program(s). APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants must complete an online City application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not indicate "see attached resume" as they will not be reviewed in the application process . Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to, the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill future vacancies and/or lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Plans, coordinates, promotes and implements free and fee based programs in a specialized area of recreation, community and citywide special event programs. Promotes programs and events through the preparation of printed materials (e.g. informational brochures and news releases) and advertisements; and performs other outreach activities to effectively solicit program and event participants. Assists in establishing clear goals and objectives for respective program area, with measurable outcomes. Develops, recommends and monitors program budget revenues and expenditures. Selects, trains, supervises and evaluates performance of part-time staff, volunteers and contract personnel. Prepares staff schedules and conducts monthly staff trainings. Develops and maintains accurate resource files, operates general office equipment, including a personal computer. Collects and accounts for money; acts as cashier as needed. Provides information and assistance to the general public regarding assigned programs and activities and ensures registration deadlines are met in a timely manner. Prepares and maintains files and databases; prepares and presents comprehensive written and oral activity reports regarding assigned programs, activities, and events. Establishes positive relationships with community organizations, City partners, the Newport Mesa Unified School District and secures sponsors as necessary. Monitors and patrols a community center facility and ensures adherence to safety practices/protocols. Reviews and submits all incident/accident reports as well as make recommendations for preventative measures. Reviews daily logbooks and staff sign-in/out sheets for completion and accuracy. Develops a parent packet for each program, implements program registration, and monitors daily occurrences. Makes routine inventory checks and prepares purchase requisitions. May oversee receptionist desk and assist with customer service responses. May supervise a community center in the absence of the Recreation Coordinator or Assistant Recreation Supervisor. Performs other duties as required. When assigned to Aquatics: Implements and supervises aquatic class registration process. May perform functions as a Lifeguard, Instructor Guard, and Senior Lifeguard classifications when necessary. When assigned to Youth Programming: Coordinates, schedules, and supervises year-round programs for youth ranging from early childhood (3-5 years old), elementary (5-12 years old), and teens (12-17 years old) that provides academic enrichment, recreation play, athletics, events, and socialization. Plans and executes permits with Newport-Mesa Unified School District and collaborates with outside vendors for excursions and guest speakers. When assigned to the Senior Center: Organizes, develops and supervises specialized programs and events to enrich the lives of seniors such as classes, presentations, seminars, events, senior excursions, volunteer program, transportation program, and food distribution When assigned to Facilities and Events: Oversees and administers rental contracts for City facilities. Plans monthly special events at Lions Park. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Must be 18 years of age. Education equivalent to an Associate of Arts degree in recreation, physical education, public or business administration or a related field. One year experience in planning, promoting, coordinating and facilitating of Recreation or Senior programs and special events or social services including some supervisory experience in a recreational setting. Experience with specific program area of recruitment/assignment is highly desirable. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of or the ability to obtain a valid Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, valid CPR and first aid certificates. May require the ability to obtain a Commercial Class C Driver License with a passenger endorsement. When assigned to Aquatics: Possession of the following certificates are required: 1. Water Safety Instructor 2. American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED The ability to obtain the following certificates within 12 months of appointment: 1. First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) 2. American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor The ability to obtain the following certificates within 18 months of appointment: Water Safety Instructor Trainer REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of modern theories, principals and practices of community services and recreation programming. Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as they pertain to assigned program. When assigned to Aquatics: Knowledge of overall pool operations including chemicals and equipment. Knowledge of American Red Cross curriculum policies and procedures. When assigned to Youth Programing: Knowledge of youth program operations and working with children. When assigned to the Senior Center: Knowledge of trends in the senior community and specialized programs. When assigned to Facilities and Events: Knowledge of facility management and allocation and special event planning. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to plan, coordinate and lead a specialized program area of recreation with thorough knowledge of specific, identified programs. Ability to provide direction to part-time and seasonal staff in program implementation. Ability to recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate employees and volunteers. Ability to evaluate situations, identify problems, and exercise sound judgement when determining solutions within established guidelines. Ability to maintain effective work relationships with employees, public officials, program participants, contract instructors, volunteers and the general public. Ability to keep accurate financial and equipment inventory on specific recreation programs. Ability to prepare clear, concise, and accurate reports, correspondence, and other written materials. Ability to effectively communicate with employees, public officials, program participants and parents, contract instructors, volunteers, and the general public. Ability to work weekend and evening hours. When assigned to Aquatics: Ability to swim with proficiency and endurance. Ability to perform lifesaving and rescue techniques, including administering CPR/AED and First Aid. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New Full-Time employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Full-Time employeesreceive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly New Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit.Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.50% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Oct 21, 2022
Full Time
Description This job posting was last updated on March 31, 2022. The City of Costa Mesa invites applications for the following current vacancies: Senior Management Analyst 1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - General Administration - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Full-time Vacancy - Public Services Department 1 Full-time Vacancy - Finance Department (Confidential Designation) - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - Chief of Staff to the Mayor and City Council - This vacancy has been filled. Management Analyst/Management Aide (may be filled at either the Analyst or Aide level) 1 Full-time Vacancy - Information Technology Department 1 Full-time Vacancy - Development Services Department - * CDBG GRANT FUNDED/LIMITED TERM POSITION 1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - General Administration/Special Events Coordination - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - City Clerks's Division - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Part-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - City Council Aide - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - City Council Aide - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Full-time Vacancy - Parks and Community Services Department - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Part-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - General Administration - This vacancy is no longer available. * A CDBG Management Analyst is is a limited-term position dependent upon Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. Limited-term employees are hired for a specific purpose or need related to a defined project, program or activity with a specific duration or articulated funding. Employees who transfer, or are promoted, into full-time limited-term positions shall be considered at-will for a period of one year, which shall be considered as a probationary period, and shall not have any right of retrenchment in case of layoff or failure to pass the one year probation. The limited-term/probationary status may be extended up to one year. At the end of this period, an employee may be converted to a grant funded employee. However, in the event that the CDBG funding is no longer available, the position may be eliminated. Grant funded employees may be laid off out of seniority. Salary Ranges: Senior Management Analyst (Confidential) Current: $6,570 - $8,804 per month ($37.90 - $50.79 per hour) Senior Management Analyst Current: $6,472 - $8,674 per month ($37.34 - $50.04 per hour) Management Analyst (Confidential) Current: $6,257 - $8,385 per month ($36.10 - $48.38 per hour) Management Analyst Current: $6,164 - $8,261 per month ($35.56 - $47.66) Management Aide (Confidential) Current: $5,440 - $7,291 per month ($31.38 - $42.06 per hour) Management Aide Current: $5,361 - $7,184 per month ($30.93 - $41.45 per hour) * Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied Confidential Designation: An employee in this classification may have access to decisions or the decision-making process of the City concerning matters related to employer-employee relations and may have access to or may prepare confidential materials and/or information and/or recommendations on behalf of the City in matters relating to employer-employee relations. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: Senior Management Analyst (Confidential) Under general supervision, provides advanced professional, technical, administrative, and analytical assistance in conducting a variety of comprehensive analyses and coordinating municipal policies, procedures and services in the City Manager/City Council and Finance departments. Senior Management Analyst Under general supervision, provides advanced professional, technical, administrative, and analytical assistance in conducting a variety of comprehensive analyses and coordinating municipal policies, procedures and services in the City Manager/City Council and Finance departments. Management Analyst/Management Aide (Confidential) Under general supervision, provides professional, technical, administrative, and analytical assistance in conducting a variety of comprehensive analyses and coordinating municipal policies, procedures and services in the City Manager/City Council and Finance departments. Management Analyst/Management Aide Under general supervision, provides professional, technical, administrative, and analytical assistance in conducting a variety of comprehensive analyses and coordinating municipal policies, procedures and services in various City departments. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. This recruitment will remain open until current positions are filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The next application review date is April 14, 2022. Candidates are required to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application , do not include "see attached resume" in your responses, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. A detailed resume isalso required, this can be uploaded into the " Attachments " section of the online application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Based upon the information presented, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application materials review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions For a list of essential functions for each position, please click on the links below: Senior Management Analyst (Confidential) Senior Management Analyst Management Analyst/Management Aide (Confidential) Management Analyst/Management Aide Qualification Guidelines Senior Management Analyst (Confidential) Responsible professional experience equivalent to five years of full-time experience in a public agency performing analytical work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a closely-related field. A Master's, Master of Business Administration or Juris Doctorate degree or current enrollment in any of these programs may substitute for two years of experience. Senior Management Analyst Responsible professional experience equivalent to five years of full-time experience in a public agency performing analytical work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a closely-related field. A pertinent graduate degree is desirable. Management Analyst/Management Analyst (Confidential) Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a closely-related field. Responsible professional experience equivalent to two years of full-time experience in a public agency performing administrative work. A pertinent graduate degree can substitute for one year of the required experience. Management Aide/Management Aide (Confidential): Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a closely-related field; or current enrollment in a four-year college or university as a junior or senior with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a closely-related field. Previous administrative work experience in a public agency is desirable. * All positions require a Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Please contact human resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Oct 21, 2022
Part Time
Description JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, this position teaches swimming lessons and/or specialized aquatic classes to the public. This position also monitors the use of the swimming pool; and enforces safety rules. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: An incumbent in this classification supervises and performs the more advanced work in the teaching of specific techniques to participants in the aquatics program. Incumbents are responsible for ensuring that the skills which are outlined in the course description are taught; assisting in any required pre-testing program to assign the participants into classes, divisions or ability groups; assisting in curriculum planning; providing safe and enjoyable program activities; evaluating participant progress/performance; and completing required departmental paperwork. Work is reviewed through regularly scheduled conferences, reports and evaluations. Year Round: This is a part-time position, working throughout the year. Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of employment, an Instructor Guard must be available to teach in the spring Monday/Wednesday and/or Tuesday/Thursday and Saturday classes during each session; AND/OR during the summer Monday through Thursday, and Saturday classes during each session, and for all in-service training, annual training dates, and annual fitness performance test. Seasonal: This is a seasonal part-time position, working during the school year (September to May), and/or the summer (June to August). Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of seasonal employment, an Instructor Guard must be available to teach in the spring Monday/Wednesday and/or Tuesday/Thursday, and Saturday classes during each session; AND/OR during the summer Monday through Thursday, and Saturday classes during each session, and for all in-service training during the entire season worked. Incumbents will be required to attend : 1. Orientation/training - Typically held Monday - Friday, from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m., scheduled after hire date. Times and dates subject to change. 2. Pre-Summer Orientation/Training: June 6 - June 10, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and on June 11, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (times may vary). Attendance is required on all dates. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Fitness test and interviews will be held on an as needed basis by appointment at the Downtown Aquatic Center. To be considered for possible employment, the following must be completed: Submit an online application. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the qualifications will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process, Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews. Attend " In-Water Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews " on date you are scheduled. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted by the City and invited to participate in this process. Applicants will be notified by email if they meet the qualifications to attend the testing/selection process; at that time they will also be asked to sign a Registration/Waiver of Liability form. Applicants age 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. TESTING CRITERIA: In-Water Physical Fitness Test : Tread water for 120 seconds using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands above water; 25 yard dive and approach swim (head up) in 18 seconds or less; Complete a timed event within 90 seconds Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound swim brick; Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. 200 yard swim in 3 minutes and 30 seconds or less Applicants who complete the In-Water Physical Fitness Test will be invited to participate in the selection interviews. Interviews will begin after all the fitness testing is complete. Required Certifications: Applicants must provide proof of valid original certifications prior to the first day of employment. Minimum certification requirements are as follows: Lifeguarding with the inclusion of first aid and CPR/AED from the American Red Cross (ARC) or an equivalent certifying body, ARC Water Safety Instructor, and the ability to obtain ARC Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid for Public Safety Personnel within one year of hire date Desirable Certifications: The following certifications are not required, but are considered as highly desirable: ARC Lifeguard Instructor ARC Lifeguard Instructor Trainer ARC Water Safety Instructor Trainer Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline to be considered for upcoming testing and selection date. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process . Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Under supervision, conducts swimming lessons for children and adults as prescribed and approved methods by the American Red Cross; teaches specialized aquatic classes such as Aqua Aerobics or Aqua Boot Camp. Evaluates participant progress and performance and completes required documents related to lessons. Performs life-guarding duties including patrolling the swimming pool and aquatics facility, keeping a lookout for accidents in the water and pool area; warns individuals about dangerous practices with pool usage; follows and enforces pool regulations and codes in an effort to prevent patron accidents. Recognizes, enters water, and performs aquatic emergency rescues in the pool area; and administers artificial respiration, CPR/AED and first aid as needed. Prepares facilities for regular operation of lap swim, lessons, and other daily operations. Removes and replaces pool covers and lane lines. Assists with routine pool cleaning and maintenance work on or around the swimming pool. Assists in the monitoring of pool chemicals. Assists with desk reception, telephone support and related customer service activities. Accepts registrations, collects fees, processes receipts, and accounts for money; acts as cashier as needed. Performs other duties as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: Education, Training and/or Experience: Training, education and/or experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities as listed below. Previous paid or volunteer experience as a pool or beach lifeguard or experience in the specific skill or activity to be instructed is desirable. Experience working with children and youth is desirable. Must be at least 16 years old. Work permit may be required for current high school students. License and/or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver License (Class C) may be required for certain positions. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. A current (less than two years) tuberculosis clearance certificate by date of hire. Candidate must submit proof of valid American Red Cross (or state recognized) certificates in the following: Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for Lifeguards, First Aid, and Water and Safety Instructor; or must show proof of enrollment in courses to obtain required certifications. Applicants must possess all required certifications by hire date. First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) and Bloodborne Pathogens certifications must be obtained within one year of hire. All certifications must be maintained throughout employment in order to remain in the position. Failure to maintain certifications may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Requisite Knowledge and Skill Levels: Skilled in effective customer service techniques. Knowledge of effective lifesaving techniques; and basic and advanced swimming strokes. Considerable knowledge of teaching principles and practices; swimming instruction techniques and methods; and basic recordkeeping procedures. General knowledge of municipal recreation, water safety, and aquatic practices and principles. Skilled in lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED techniques. Skilled in reading, writing, and communicating in English at an appropriate level. Requisite Abilities: Ability to act quickly, calmly, and appropriately in emergency situations; ability to perform lifesaving and rescue techniques, including administering CPR/AED and First Aid. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other City employees and the public. Ability to generate interest among program/class participants; Evaluate and maintain participant progress and records. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to perform basic mathematic computations. Ability to swim the six basic strokes proficiently and with endurance. Ability to effectively instruct and demonstrate desired skills and strokes for lesson participants. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Must be able to pass a physical fitness performance test annually for continued employment. Ability to lift heavy weights (e.g., a child); sit or stand for long periods of time; and work for extended periods in the outdoors, exposed to the sun, water and varying temperatures. Exposure to various swimming pool water chemicals, such as chlorine. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit. Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Oct 21, 2022
Part Time
Description JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, this position monitors the use of the swimming pool and enforces safety rules. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: An incumbent in this classification patrols the swimming pool and aquatics facility to ensure safe and enjoyable program activities; and completes required department paperwork. Work is closely supervised and reviewed through regularly scheduled conferences, reports and evaluations. Year Round: This is a part-time position, working throughout the year. Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of employment, a lifeguard must be available for all in-service training, annual training dates and annual fitness performance test. Seasonal: This is a seasonal part-time position, working during the school year (September to May) or the Summer (June to August). Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of seasonal employment, a Lifeguard must be available for all in-service training, and during the entire seasoned worked. Incumbents will be required to attend : 1. Orientation/training - Typically held Monday - Friday, from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m., scheduled after hire date. Times and dates subject to change. 2. Pre-Summer Orientation/Training: June 6 - June 10, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and on June 11, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (times may vary). Attendance is required on all dates. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Fitness test and interviews will be held on an as needed basis by appointment at the Downtown Aquatic Center. To be considered for possible employment, the following must be completed: Submit an online application . Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the qualifications will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process, Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews.Attend " In-Water Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews " on date you are scheduled. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted by the City and invited to participate in this process. Applicants will be notified by email if they meet the qualifications to attend the testing/selection process; at that time they will also be asked to sign a Registration/Waiver of Liability form. Applicants age 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. TESTING CRITERIA: In-Water Physical Fitness Test : Tread water for 120 seconds using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands above water; 25 yard dive and approach swim (head up) in 18 seconds or less; Complete a timed event within 90 seconds: Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound swim brick. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. 200 yard swim in 3 minutes and 30 seconds or less Applicants who complete the In-Water Physical Fitness Test will be invited to participate in the selection interviews. Interviews will begin after all the fitness testing is complete. Required Certifications: Applicants must provide proof of valid original certifications prior to the first day of employment. Minimum certification requirements are as follows: Lifeguarding with the inclusion of first aid and CPR/AED from the American Red Cross (ARC) or an equivalent certifying body, and the ability to obtain ARC Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid for Public Safety Personnel within one year of hire date. Desirable Certifications: The following certifications are not required, but are considered highly desirable: ARC Lifeguard Instructor ARC Lifeguard Instructor Trainer ARC Water Safety Instructor Trainer Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline to be considered for upcoming testing and selection date. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process . Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Patrols the swimming pool and aquatics facility including keeping a lookout for accidents in the water and pool area; warns patrons about dangerous practices with pool usage, follows and enforces pool regulations and codes in an effort to prevent patron activities. Recognizes, enters water, and performs aquatic emergency rescues in the pool area; and administers artificial respiration, CPR/AED and first aid as needed. Prepares facilities for regular operation of lap swim, lessons, and other daily operations. Removes and replaces pool covers and lane lines. Assists with routine pool cleaning and maintenance work on or around the swimming pool. Assists in the monitoring of pool chemicals. Assists with desk reception, telephone support and related customer service activities. Accepts registration, collects fees, processes receipts, and accounts for money; acts as cashier as needed. Performs other duties as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: Education, Training and/or Experience: Training, education, and/or experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities as listed below. Previous paid or volunteer experience as a pool or beach lifeguard is desirable. Experience working with children and youth is desirable. Must be at least 16 years of age or older. A work permit may be required for current high school students. License and/or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver License may be required for certain positions. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. A current (less than two years) tuberculosis clearance certificate by date of hire. Candidate must submit proof of valid American Red Cross (or other state recognized) certificates in the following: Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for Lifeguards, and First-Aid; or must show proof of enrollment in courses to obtain required certifications. Applicants must possess all required certifications by hire date. First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) and Bloodborne Pathogens certifications must be obtained within one year of hire. All certifications must be maintained throughout employment in order to remain in the position. Failure to maintain certifications may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Requisite Knowledge and Skill Levels: Knowledge of effective lifesaving techniques; and basic and advanced swimming strokes. Knowledge of effective customer service techniques. General knowledge of municipal recreation, water safety, and aquatic practices and principles. Skilled in lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED techniques. Skilled in reading, writing, and communicating in English at an appropriate level. Requisite Abilities: Ability to act quickly, calmly, and appropriately in emergency situations; ability to perform lifesaving and rescue techniques, including administering CPR/AED and First Aid. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other City employees and the public. Ability to swim with proficiency and endurance. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to perform basic mathematic computations. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Supplemental Information Physical Tasks and Environmental Conditions: Must be able to pass a fitness performance test annually for continued employment. Candidates must be able to lift heavy weights (e.g., a child) and must be able to work for extended periods in the outdoors, exposed to the sun, water and varying temperatures. Exposure to various swimming pool water chemicals, such as chlorine. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit. Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Oct 21, 2022
Full Time
Description SALARY: U p to $124,704 annually (salary range: $93,060 - $124,704) JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs a variety of Information Technology (I.T.) technical support functions related to systems maintenance, data center operations, the maintenance of local area networks (LANs) and telecommunications systems, the administration of personal computer workstations, and security administration; and performs related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This position receives direction from the Computer Operations and Networking Supervisor. Depending upon the type of assignment, the employee can work independently or in support of I.T. staff and end users to maintain computer hardware, work stations, operating systems and provide support to the City’s network infrastructure. May be required to work other than regularly scheduled work hours as operational needs arise. This position is part of a rotating after hours standby schedule that supports public safety operations. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants must complete an online City application and supplemental questionnaire. This recruitment may close at any time without notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to, the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Provide hardware and software support, installation and implementation within a Windows Client/Server environment. Some tasks include add/remove/modify users, create exchange server mailboxes, reset passwords, and set user and folder-based permissions. Provide hardware software support for Windows users. This will include complex troubleshooting of both software and hardware. Provide Hardware and software support for LAN/WAN equipment. This will include troubleshooting complex issues, working with vendors, implementing and supporting equipment. Monitor system activity and performance of LAN, Windows, servers and networking systems. Administer latest Exchange server. This will include changing settings, adding and deleting users, backup and restoring mail, and general maintenance. Provide support and administer a vmWare 6.0 or later environment, including creating and managing guest VM’s. Using Veeam, schedule and administer daily back-ups of Windows servers and network environment. Assist Computer Operations and Networking Supervisor and staff in completing special projects such as: upgrading vmWare environment, upgrading Windows server OS, upgrading or implementing Exchange environment and investigating complex system issues. Assist users with installations and upgrades, investigating, trouble-shooting and answering related technical questions. Act as a liaison with City staff, external customers, and vendors. Perform related duties as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Two years of college coursework or specialized training in a directly related field. Required education may be substituted with related professional experience on a year for year basis. Four years progressively responsible experience in computer systems administration, LAN and client/server systems, and the maintenance of PC hardware, including experience with Windows based operating systems and products. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License by date of appointment. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Possession of, or ability to obtain certification as a full access CLETS user. Certification in the use of Microsoft products, Exchange Server, vmWare and LAN/WAN administration practices is desirable. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of Windows environments, spreadsheet and word processing software applications programs such as Microsoft Office and exchange/outlook. Knowledge of Exchange functionality as it interacts with the Windows environment. Knowledge of SAN solutions and how they interact with vmWare. Knowledge of networking principles. Knowledge of systems administration and security practices. Knowledge of PC hardware. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to clear and maintain Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) security clearance and requirements Ability to carry a City issued cell phone and be on standby on a rotation basis which requires a response within 1-hour of emergency request Ability to perform daily tasks as it relates to a Windows Client/Server environment. Ability to backup hardware and software and be capable of disaster recovery, monitoring and correcting issues with missed backup. Ability to work in public safety environment with CAD/RMS systems and learn the operational characteristics, services, and activities of other law enforcement programs as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Ability to research, collect, compile, and analyze information and data. Ability to organize and complete work independently and in accordance with established deadlines. Ability to analyze and solve systems administration and PC operating and hardware problems. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with management, supervisors, co-workers, and other department representatives. Ability to be available after hours on standby on a rotational basis as required. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Oct 21, 2022
Full Time
Description This job posting was last updated on August 15, 2022. The City of Costa Mesa invites applications for the following current vacancies: 3 Full-time Vacancies - Public Services, Engineering Division Current Annual Salary Range: $101,220 - $135,648 ($48.66 - $65.22 per hour) The current full-time vacancies are assigned to the Engineering division of the Public Services Department. The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for this classification that may occur during the life of the list. THE POSITION: Under general supervision, performs a variety of responsible and complex professional level civil engineering work in the field and office associated with the design, development, investigation, construction, and maintenance of public works projects. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is a journey level professional classification in the professional engineering series. Work involves the application of complex engineering principles, practices, and techniques to a variety of public works engineering projects. Assignments are usually broad in scope and require the use of considerable judgment in making complex technical decisions. It differs from the Assistant Engineer class by its responsibility for independent analysis and project management responsibilities. Work is reviewed by the Senior Engineer, Principal Civil Engineer, City Engineer, or Transportation Services Manager through conferences and reports. Supervises subordinate engineering, field and clerical staff members. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. First application review date is Wednesday, August 18, 2021 . Candidates are required to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application , do not include "see attached resume" in your responses, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. A detailed resume isalso required, this can be uploaded into the " Attachments " section of the online application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Based upon the information presented, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application materials review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions For a detailed list of essential functions for this classification, please refer to the specific job description. The job description can be viewed by clicking on the link below: Associate Engineer Qualification Guidelines Considerable and progressively responsible professional experience in the field of civil engineering, which includes a minimum of two years of full-time experience in public works engineering or project management, and supervision of technical/professional personnel. Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in Civil Engineering or a related field. License and/or Certificate: Possession of, or the ability to obtain a valid Class C California Driver's License, or higher, before date of appointment is required. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Certification as a Registered Civil Engineer in the State of California is highly desirable. Certification as a Traffic Engineer in the State of California is highly desirable if assigned to the Transportation Services Division. Requisite Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: For detailed information on the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this classification, please refer to the specific job description. The job description can be viewed by clicking the link below: Associate Engineer Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Oct 21, 2022
Part Time
Description THE COMMUNITY SERVICES LEADER SERIES INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS: Community Services Leader II: $15.50 - $18.84 per hour Community Services Leader III: $16.27 - $19.78 per hour Senior Community Services Leader: $17.94 - $21.81 per hour Various assignments within Youth Programs, Facilities, Senior Center, and Field Ambassador Programs Please click here to review a description of each of the above programs. THE POSITION: Community Services Leaders perform responsible work related to various Parks and Community Services related programs/activities. WORK SCHEDULE: Community Services Leaders are part-time positions that may work between 8 to 32 hours per week. Work schedules may require evening/night and weekend shifts and may be seasonal and/or year round. Hours per week and work schedules vary depending on program assignment. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to, the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions * The following duties are currently under review These functions may not be present in all positions in this series. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Recreation Leader I: Assisting in supervising children during activities; organizing group activities and games; and leading arts and crafts and other projects. Recreation Leader II: Assisting in coordinating and organizing a variety of recreational programs and activities; planning and leading the work of subordinate recreation staff along with: supervising children during activities; organizing group activities and games; and leading arts and crafts and other projects. Recreation Leader III: Assisting in program planning, scheduling and record keeping; supervising and training Recreation Leaders I/II under the direction of a Recreation Leader IV. Recreation Leader IV: Plans, coordinates, and conducts program operations. Promotes and conducts outreach activities to effectively solicit program and event participants. Recruits, supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned part-time staff and volunteers. Additional functions for all levels: Monitoring the daily checking in and out of children from programs and activities, enforcing rules, positively interacting with parents, participants, and the general public. Perform other related duties as required. Qualification Guidelines *The following qualifications are currently under review Recreation Leader I: 16 years of age or older; experience in volunteerism or participation in recreational activities desirable. Work permit may be required for current high school students. Recreation Leader II: High school graduation or its equivalent; 18 years of age, or older, or enrolled in college; and/or one year experience working with individuals and groups in a recreational setting. Recreation Leader III: High school graduation or its equivalent, and two years of college coursework in Child Development, Leisure Services, Recreation or related field; and/or two years of experience in working with individuals and groups in a related recreational program area or service. Recreation Leader IV: High school graduation or its equivalent, and two years of college coursework in Child Development, Leisure Services, Recreation or related field; and/or two years of experience in working with individuals and groups in a related recreational program area or service. One full year of experience in planning, promoting, coordinating and facilitating of programs, special events or social services. Some supervisory experience in a recreational setting. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Familiarity with modern MS Office software (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher). Additional requirements (for all levels): A current (less than two years) tuberculosis clearance certificate by date of hire for any assignments working with children. Possession of, or ability to obtain, first aid certificates may be required. A valid California Driver's License may be required. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. A valid California Commercial Class C License may be required for some positions. Revocation of license during employment, or failure to obtain if required, may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Availability to work up to 8-32 hours per week: hours vary depending upon assignment. Ability to entertain and control children, have a positive attitude, be creative and imaginative. Supplemental Information Physical Tasks and Environmental Conditions: Candidates must be able to walk/run with children while playing games and leading excursions, and may lift heavy weights (e.g., a child or set up of tables and chairs). In addition, candidates must be able to work for extended periods in the outdoors, and be exposed to sun and varying temperatures. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit. Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Sep 13, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Costa Mesa invites applications for the following current vacancies: Human Resources Analyst Current assignment is Workers Compensation and Liability Claims Administration, however, an eligibility list will be established to fill vacancies in future assignments. Under general supervision, performs a variety of professional and technical administrative functions and responsibilities within the Human Resources Division including the areas of: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefit administration, employee development, workers' compensation, liability/property/casualty programs, labor and employee relations, risk and safety assessment and performing related duties as required. CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEE DESIGNATION: An employee in this classification may have access to decisions or the decision-making process of the City concerning matters related to employer-employee relations and may have access to or may prepare confidential materials and/or information and/or recommendations on behalf of the City in matters relating to employer-employee relations. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date will be Friday, September 30, 2022 . Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate’s legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Conducts recruitment and selection activities including posting job announcements, screening applications, coordinating testing, maintaining eligibility lists, ensuring for City-wide consistency, job-related valid screening techniques and conformance to federal and state laws and regulations, and providing assistance and information to employees and applicants in this area. Processes prospective candidates through the new hire process and conducts new employee orientation. Counsels City personnel at all organizational levels on employee relations practices and techniques, personnel policies and procedures and acts as a liaison between payroll, employee and/or the department on payroll related issues. Participates in managing workers’ compensation claims in progress, including ensuring the quality of treatment by medical providers and monitoring performance of the third party administrator; assisting with the investigation of questionable cases; assisting with and coordinating the return-to-work and ADA compliance programs and provides assistance and information to employees and others in this area. Interacts with City departments, third party administrators, consultants, legal counsel and citizens. Recommends classification and/or salary allocation for existing or new positions; develops or revises class specifications including selection criteria based upon job analyses and audits; Conducts special studies and statistical analyses including gathering and analyzing data and preparing comprehensive technical reports and recommendations for consideration by management or special committees. Conducts classification and compensation research and surveys; calculate costs and prepare confidential materials, reports and recommendations on behalf of the City in matters relating to labor relations and may participate in labor negotiations. Processes liability claims, assesses loss exposures, develops risk and loss control programs and provides assistance and information to employees, claimants and others in this area. Reviews professional services agreements, contracts and permits (e.g. special events, films, encroachment, etc.) for proper insurance requirements. Coordinates the self-insured liability program and insured real/personal property protection programs, processes including working with the City’s insurance broker in the purchase and maintenance of needed insurance coverage. Coordinates the group health and welfare benefits program including processing insurance enrollments and changes, preparing benefit statements for payment, conducting City-wide open enrollment process and providing assistance and information to employees and others in this area. Plans, organizes, researches, promotes and tracks Human Resources related training and special events. Develops and/or presents a wide variety of employee development and recognition programs. Analyzes and interprets State and Federal legislation and regulations regarding employment practices; makes recommendations and implements changes; Prepares annual budget and assists with fiscal management of the programs. Researches contract service and supply needs; prepare requests for proposals; develop and negotiate contract terms; monitor contract compliance and mediate user/provider complaints. Represents Human Resources staff on various City committees. Attends meetings, workshops and conferences in order to stay abreast of current trends and developments in the human resources management field. Performs other related work as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in human resources management, public or business administration, industrial relations or a related field. Two years of progressively-responsible human resources experience including: classification, recruitment, selection, benefit administration, workers’ compensation, risk management, wage and salary administration, or other major human resources functions. Previous municipal experience is desirable. An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform essential functions may also be considered. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of the principles of human resources administration. Knowledge of labor and equal employment laws and employee relations techniques, Knowledge of employee benefits administration, risk management, workers’ compensation, tort/civil liability, property or casualty insurance, and/or self-insured program operations. Knowledge of principles, systems and methods of position classification, wage and salary administration, recruitment, selection and training. Knowledge of State workers’ compensation, occupational safety and health laws and regulations. Knowledge of communication techniques required for gathering, evaluating and transmitting information including interviewing, counseling, instructing, directing group discussions, preparing and presenting of oral and written technical reports and research projects. Knowledge of statistical measurements and recordkeeping methods and techniques. Skill in utilizing Microsoft Office programs. Skill in utilizing Neogov Online Application System is highly desirable Skill in utilizing PeopleSoft software program is highly desirable. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to work confidentially with discretion. Ability to define problem areas, collect and evaluate data, define and select alternatives, draw conclusions and develop recommendations and develop plans to implement recommendations. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and prepare and present written and oral information in a clear, concise and accurate manner. Ability to gain cooperation and compliance with requests by speaking logically and clearly; Ability to interpret rules and regulations, laws and policies and apply them in a variety of procedural situations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, City officials, representatives of other governmental agencies and the general public. Ability to maintain moderately-complex department records, files and data; Ability to perform assignments rapidly and accurately with considerable independence. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New Full-Time employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Full-Time employeesreceive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly New Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit.Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.50% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Sep 08, 2022
Full Time
Description Appointed jointly by the Fire Chief and Police Chief, the Telecommunications Manager (Manager) is the senior professional responsible for the planning, direction, and operation of the public safety Telecommunications Bureau. After a significant tenure under the Police Department, the Telecommunications Bureau will now operate as a joint command between the Police and Fire & Rescue Departments. It is housed in a separate, standalone facility near City Hall. This position directly supervises five dispatch supervisors and a total workforce of 17 full-time and seven part-time dispatchers. There are currently seven vacant positions in dispatch, and the Manager will be critical to the timely filling of those positions. Additionally, the Manager will be charged with building a culture that retains employees in these roles over the long term. In the short term, the City will pursue a new CAD system sometime in the next 2-3 years, and the Manager will be instrumental in that procurement. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and completion of California POST Public Safety Dispatchers’ Basic Course. (Other states’ POST-certified equivalents may be considered for the purposes of employment, though out-of-state candidates will still likely have to complete this course once employed). A Master’s degree is highly desirable. The annual salary for the Telecommunications Manager is up to $155,736 DOQ. The City offers an attractive benefits package, including CalPERS retirement. Please click on the below link for more information regarding this position and to view the recruitment brochure: Telecommunications Manager This position is open until filled. To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports, and two colleagues) by the first resume review date of Friday, October 7, 2022. Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates, as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed. Please go to our website to submit your application: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment/2080 For further information contact: Andrew Nelson CPS HR Consulting (916) 471-3329 anelson@cpshr.us Website: www.cpshr.us LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewnelsonprofessionalrecruiter/ To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Sep 07, 2022
Full Time
Description CURRENT SALARY: up to $122,232 annually (salary range: $91,212 - $122,232) JOB SUMMARY Under general direction of the Finance Manager, plans, directs, reviews and coordinates the work of the Accounting Section staffed by professional and clerical personnel. Prepares accounting reports in order to provide financial information required by City management and federal, state and county governments. An incumbent in this classification performs responsible professional municipal accounting work of a highly technical and complex nature. Work assigned to this position involves the application of specialized knowledge and abilities in supervising general accounting functions within the Accounting Section. An incumbent is responsible for exercising the day-to-day formal supervision over professional and clerical personnel and, on occasion, additional supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Finance Manager. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. First application review date is Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline . Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include "see attached resume" in your responses, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Based upon current and/or future assignments, an employee may be subject to pre-employment, random, reasonable and post-accident drug and alcohol testing pursuant to the Department of Transportation Regulations. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Plans, assigns, reviews and supervises the staff and work of the Accounting Section; trains staff in work procedures; provides policy guidance and interpretation to staff; conducts performance evaluations; participates in maintaining and monitoring work plans to achieve division and department goals and objectives; assists in selection of staff and recruitment. Supervises staff and activities of the assigned accounting functions, including accounts payable, general ledger, bank reconciliation, fixed assets, inventory accounting, payroll accounting and others; monitors and coordinates the analysis and reconciliation of various accounting records; reviews and prepares a variety of journal entries. Assists with the compilation, analysis and presentation of technical financial reports including the City’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) and various periodic and special financial statements and reports to federal/state/other governmental agencies. Manages the maintenance, modification, operation and implementation of assigned module(s) in the City’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system; identifies and resolves ongoing functional and technical issues; coordinates and tests system modifications; recommends operational and procedural changes to the system as necessary. Establishes, maintains and evaluates internal control procedures, ensures compliance and recommends improvements. Maintains accounting and financial records; prepares the year-end close of City books; coordinates and assembles information for the annual audit and provides assistance to external auditors in the review of financial operations. Conducts periodic audits of warrant registers. Monitors changes in laws, regulations, and technology that may affect operations of the assigned accounting functions; implements policy and procedural changes after approval. Responds to inquiries from department staff and the public regarding assigned functions; investigates related complaints; recommends corrective actions to resolve issues. Provides technical assistance to City departments on accounting matters. Assumes additional supervisory responsibilities as assigned in the absence of the Finance Manager. Performs additional duties as assigned. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Four years of progressively responsible experience in professional accounting and financial analysis, including two years in a municipal government, and at least one year in a supervisory capacity. Graduation from a four year accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, business or closely related field. An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform essential functions may also be considered. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Public Financial Officer CPFO) credential is desirable. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of the principles and practices of generally accepted accounting principles, governmental accounting, auditing and financial reporting. Knowledge of internal control and compliance audit principles and practices. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to municipal accounting. Knowledge of the principles of supervision, work organization, and personnel management. Knowledge of complex financial analysis and research procedures. Knowledge of techniques and methods of budgeting. Knowledge of personal computer programs related to financial applications. Knowledge of the utilization of financial computer application systems and programs. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to plan, organize and implement a comprehensive municipal accounting system. Ability to supervise, train and evaluate assigned personnel. Ability to prepare complete and accurate financial reports, analyses and statements of a complex nature. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, fellow staff and government representatives. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Aug 23, 2022
Part Time
Description There is currently one (1) part-time vacancy. Under general supervision, to perform a variety of duties involved in the enforcement and communication of State and local laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to the care, keeping, treatment, and control of animals; to respond to calls and patrol the City for animal control related problems; and to prepare accurate records and reports pertaining to activities. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date will be Tuesday, September 13, 2022. Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Patrol assigned areas; pursue animals by vehicle and on foot; capture and impound unlicensed, stray, and uncontrolled animals; snare animals using special devices; cage or secure animals in Animal Control vehicles. Examine captured animals for illness or injury; handle and properly transport sick or injured animals to veterinarian for medical treatment; take proper measures to ensure that the animal will receive proper care and treatment. Consults with the public regarding zoonotic diseases as needed. Remove dead animals from roadways and other areas using special devices; properly dispose of dead animals. Investigate reports of complaints of animals creating nuisances and take appropriate actions; investigate reports of violations including inhumane care or neglect of and cruelty to animals, dog bite incidents, and vicious dog attacks; investigate the inhumane care of animals in homes, pet shops, exhibitions, stray, or occult activity. Inspect pet stores for proper care and treatment of animals and compliance with laws and codes. Issue citations and warnings to enforce City, County and State animal regulations. Recognize and impound diseased animals; quarantine animals that are known or suspected of inflicting an animal bite on a person; impose quarantine procedures and provide follow-up contact to ascertain if the animal is showing any signs of sickness or rabies; file report with the Health Department. Prepare reports and maintain accurate records, logs, and files of the animals and activities. Prepare cases and complaints for court action; testify in court. Answer questions and provide public education regarding laws, enforcement procedures, humane animal care and services, and owner responsibilities. Assist Police Officers and other agencies in taking pets into protective custody resulting from a death, arrest, emergency, or an animal impending a police investigation. Capture and impound wildlife for evaluation or euthanization. Perform euthanasia of an animal when a veterinarian is not available and it is reasonable and necessary. Operate computers to input and retrieve data and information. Safely operate and maintain the Animal Control vehicle and specialized equipment used in the capture, transport, and treatment of animals including tranquilizing equipment and traps. Perform related duties as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Specialized training in police science, handling animals, or a related field is highly desirable. Minimum of two years of experience in the care and handling of animals and dealing with the public. One (1) year of field experience as an Animal Control Officer is desirable. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of a valid California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Successful completion of the Animal Law Enforcement Training Academy (Basic) is required by the end of the probationary period. California Penal Code 832 Certification/Training is required by the end of the probationary period. Chemical Immobilization Certification/Training is required by the end of the probationary period. Euthanasia by Injection Certification/Training is required by the end of the probationary period. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of basic methods of animal collection, care, and disposal. Knowledge of zoonotic diseases. Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices necessary in the area of animal capture and control; principles and procedures of record keeping. Knowledge of principles of basic report preparation. Knowledge of principles and practices used in dealing with the public; modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment; and safe driving principles and practices. Skill in operating modern office equipment, including computer equipment. Skill in operating necessary tools and devices to capture and immobilize animals; a radio; and a motor vehicle safely. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to learn general animal diseases to help determine the proper deposition for an animal. Ability to learn, interpret, apply, and enforce the policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to animal care, control, keeping, and treatment, and protection laws and regulations. Ability to medicate animals for the purpose of immobilizing. Ability to identify dog and cat breeds and their characteristics. Ability to recognize normal and abnormal behavior in domestic and wild animals. Ability to determine the proper action to take when confronting animals who are agitated, vicious, frightened, or injured. Ability to act quickly and calmly in emergencies. Ability to prepare and maintain clear, accurate, concise and complete records. Ability to meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public. Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision. Ability to exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to respond back to work within one hour when on standby duty. Ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Ability to perform euthanasia of an animal in a safe and humane manner when a veterinarian is not available and it is reasonable and necessary. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New Full-Time employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Full-Time employeesreceive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly New Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit.Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.50% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Aug 18, 2022
Full Time
Description SALARY up to $113,412 annually (salary range: $84,624 - $113,412) JOB SUMMARY Under supervision, performs a variety of professional-level financial analysis in support of the City's financial management operations; prepares a diverse range of financial reports; reconciles complex financial transactions; and performs related work as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This journey-level classification is responsible for performing the full range of professional duties in support of the City's financial management operations, working independently, and exercising judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. First application review date is Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline . Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include "see attached resume" in your responses, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Based upon current and/or future assignments, an employee may be subject to pre-employment, random, reasonable and post-accident drug and alcohol testing pursuant to the Department of Transportation Regulations. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Performs professional tasks in support of the City's financial management operations; prepares a variety of analyses such as revenue and expenditures, variances, personnel costs, and related fiscal documents. Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of, a diverse range of financial reports, including expenditure/revenue budget to actual comparison, monthly fiscal reports, the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), and other periodic financial reports. Conducts analysis of proposals; identifies issues and opportunities; assists with the development of alternative scenarios to improve service levels and lower costs. Explains relevant accounting guidelines to departmental staff; participates in the review and evaluation of requests to ensure compliance with City policies, procedures, and established guidelines; responds to questions, provides information and support to departments. Participates in the preparation, review, evaluation and monitoring of capital improvement program (CIP) plans and budgets; monitors and updates operating and capital budget adjustments and funding changes; reviews CIP requests for financial compliance. Reviews and performs financial analysis of various federal, state, and county grant financial reporting; prepares periodic and ad-hoc financial reports as assigned. Prepares journal entries and reconciliations for complex accounting transactions such as debt issuance and refunding, capital assets acquisition and related transactions. Provides assistance to department management, other City staff, and the public regarding fiscal or operational issues, policies, or procedures. Participates in or directs and monitors assigned projects related to debt management, treasury management and investments; performs research and statistical analysis; prepares and presents reports of findings and recommends appropriate action. Provides assistance in the enhancement of the City's core financial system, including implementing new modules and re-configuring existing applications. Compiles information and works with external parties/outside agencies on various program financial audits. Prepares and submits City Council agenda reports and various other commission, committee, and staff reports, resolutions, ordinances, and correspondence regarding assigned activities. Prepares cost estimates for labor relations. Performs other related work as required. Qualification Guidelines EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in finance, accounting, economics, business administration, public administration, or related field. Responsible professional experience equivalent to four (4) years of full-time experience performing financial analysis, budgeting or accounting. Experience performing financial analysis, budgeting or accounting with a public agency is highly desirable. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of principles and practices of municipal financial management including, but not limited to, budget development and administration, debt management, treasury management, investments, auditing and general accounting. Knowledge of project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques. Knowledge of methods and techniques of administering sound financial management policies and procedures. Knowledge of organization and management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs of the assigned area of responsibility. Knowledge of research and financial reporting methods, techniques, and procedures. Knowledge of Office of Management and Budget Circular (OMBC). Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility. Knowledge of complex record-keeping principles and procedures. Knowledge of principles and techniques for working with groups and fostering effective team interaction to ensure teamwork is conducted smoothly. Knowledge of techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff. Knowledge of correct English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation. Skill in operating modern office equipment and communication tools used for business functions, including computers and software programs relevant to work performed. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to perform professional duties in support of the City's financial management programs. Ability to assist in developing and implementing goals, objectives, practices, policies, procedures, and work standards. Ability to operate a computer terminal and prepare manual and computerized financial reports, maintain ledgers and journals, and analyze fiscal data and draw logical conclusions. Ability to analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, and standards relevant to work performed. Ability to organize work independently, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments. Ability to perform assignments with considerable independence, accuracy, and attention to detail. Ability to exercise good judgement, flexibility, creativity, and tact in response to changing situations and needs. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Ability to work overtime hours as needed. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Jul 21, 2022
Full Time
Description JOB SUMMARY: Under direction, to perform systematic and analytical processes directed at providing pertinent information relative to crime patterns and trend correlations to assist operational and administrative personnel in planning the deployment of resources for preventing and suppressing criminal activities, aiding the investigative process, increasing apprehensions, and clearing cases including analyzing information to identify similarities, patterns, and trends among different offenses, identify suspects, and predict criminal activity. May exercise technical and functional supervision over lower level staff and volunteers. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date will be Wednesday, August 10 , 2022 . Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address . Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate’s legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Research, analyze, and compile data from a variety of sources to determine similar offense patterns, series, trends and offenders. Use crime analysis techniques to view, evaluate, and forecast future crime occurrences by comparing unique descriptors and/or variables as well as developing and comparing target/suspect profiles, suspect/crime correlations and offender characteristics. Organize, maintain and enhance manual and automated systems for storage and retrieval of crime and offender information. Initiate and disseminate crime analysis reports and bulletins to individuals and groups within the department and law enforcement community that articulates specific crime problems and offenders, and enhances directed patrol and investigative activity. Prepare and include maps, charts, graphs and written reports as they apply to specific crimes by area. Assist with the development of agency tactics, strategies, and planning in response to crime trends; create or modify existing programs aimed at targeting specific problem areas and addressing specific series, patterns, and trends. Examine existing laws, codes, and regulations to determine those most advantageous for enforcement in addressing current crime trends. Assist department personnel in monitoring and tracking criminal activity and developing methods and procedures for the dissemination of information to the public; develop and provide special crime analysis reports. Produce training videos and/or written procedures relating to crime analysis functions. Prepare a full range of records and reports; provide statistical information for filing required crime reports with local, state and federal agencies. Attend and present at department meetings and briefings (e.g. Patrol, Investigations, Traffic, etc.). Participate in monthly Orange County Crime Analysis meetings. Perform related duties as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminology, public administration, or a related field and two (2) years of administrative experience, including experience in a law enforcement agency. Up to two (2) years of additional work experience directly related to this position may substitute for up to two (2) years of the required education on a year-for-year basis. Memberships in the Southern California Crime & Intelligence Association and the International Association of Crime Analysts are desirable. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Possession of a Crime and Intelligence Analysis Certification is desirable. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of the basic organization and functions of a municipal law enforcement agency. Knowledge of the principles of mathematics and statistics. Knowledge of methods and techniques of data collection, research, and report preparation. Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Knowledge of and proficiency in the use of GIS and MS Office programs. Knowledge of CAD/RMS systems is desirable. Knowledge of modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment; principles and procedures of record keeping. Knowledge of English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation. Knowledge of word processing methods, techniques, and programs including graphics, spreadsheets, and various database applications. Skill in operating modern office equipment, including computer equipment; and typing and entering data at a speed necessary for successful job performance. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to learn the principles, practices, methods, and techniques used in crime analysis. Ability to recognize, identify, and document crime series and patterns. Ability to collect, extrapolate, analyze, interpret, and document complex statistical data; properly develop and interpret tables, charts, and graphs. Ability to interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regula­tions pertaining to assigned programs and functions. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and complete records. Ability to perform accurate mathematical computations. Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and data. Ability to exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish, maintain and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time
Description Come join our City, known as the "City of Arts" and regarded as Orange County's "capital of cool". Do you want to be CostaMazing and be part of a close knit team as a valued engineer working on fun and exciting projects? The City of Costa Mesa's Engineering and Construction Management Division has numerous unique capital improvement projects that await your expertise. The City of Costa Mesa invites applications for the following current vacancies in the Public Works Department: Engineering Technician III 1 Full-Time Vacancy - Engineering Division The vacancy may be filled at either the Engineering Technician I, Engineering II or Engineering Technician III level depending on the qualifications of the candidate. CURRENT SALARY: Engineering Technician I: $56,760 - $76,080 annually ($27.29 - $36.58 per hour) Engineering Technician II: $63,360 - $84,912 annually ($30.46 - $40.82 per hour) Engineering Technician III: $69,660 - $93,348 annually ($33.49 - $44.88 per hour) The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the above vacancy as well as any future full-time and part-time vacancies in any classification in the series in any division that may occur during the life of the list. THE POSITION: Under general supervision, performs a variety of sub-professional office and field engineering work related to land surveying, mapping, design, right of way, traffic, and transportation projects and provides support to professional engineering staff. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. This recruitment will remain open until current positions are filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date deadline is July 21, 2022. Candidates are required to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application , do not include "see attached resume" in your responses, as they will not be accepted or reviewed and your application will be deemed incomplete. A detailed resume can be uploaded into the " Attachments " section of the online application. Based upon the information presented, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application materials review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: Engineering Technician I : This is the entry-level class in this series. Under close supervision, incumbents perform a variety of sub-professional engineering office work. Engineering Technician II: This is the journey-level class in the series, positions at this level are distinguished from the Engineering Technician I by the performance of the full range of assigned duties, working independently, and exercising judgment and initiative. Incumbents may provide training and guidance to employees in lower level classifications. Engineering Technician III: This is the advanced journey level classification in the series. This class is distinguished from the Engineering Technician II by performing the most complex and responsible sub-professional engineering work. It is further distinguished from the Assistant Engineer in that the latter is the entry level into the professional engineering series. Positions in the Engineering Technician class series are flexibly staffed. Incumbents normally advance to the higher level after gaining sufficient experience, demonstrating proficiency to meet the requirements of higher level, and successful performance. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Engineering Technician I : Graduation from high school or its equivalent, supplemented by college coursework in engineering, mathematics, or a related field and some experience performing drafting, design, civil or traffic engineering work. Engineering Technician II : Graduation from high school or its equivalent, supplemented by college coursework in engineering, mathematics, or a related field and one (1) year of engineering technician experience at a level equivalent to Engineering Technician I as stated above. Engineering Technician III : Two years of college coursework in engineering, mathematics, or a related field and two (2) years of progressively responsible engineering technician experience at a level equivalent to Engineering Technician I or II as stated above. One (1) year of additional experience directly related to this position may substitute for one (1) year of the required education. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Class C California Driver's License, or higher, before date of appointment is required. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. For detailed job description, click here: Engineering Technician Series Job Description Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Jun 30, 2022
Full Time
Description SALARY: Current: up to $80,040 annually (salary range: $59,736 - $80,040) Under minimal supervision, perform a variety of complex non-sworn support duties in the Police Department; patrols land, monitors city facilities and community parks and other designated areas in order to promote and maintain order and security; to enforce state, local laws and municipal codes within parks; and to perform related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: An incumbent in this class proactively patrols, monitors and oversees community parks, facilities and other designated areas to promote safe and enjoyable visitations by the public and to maintain order and security. Incumbents must exercise considerable judgment, tact and responsiveness in distinguishing between circumstances in which counseling and warning will serve to maintain order and those in which the powers of ejection, detention or arrest must be applied. Incumbents are assigned shift responsibility and may include weekends, evenings and holidays. Work may be on an on-call basis. An incumbent works under the supervision of a Police Sergeant and work is reviewed through conferences and results obtained. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Please click here to review a list of automatic background disqualifiers for this position. You must review this information before submitting an application. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date will be July 20, 2022 . Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Conducts proactive patrols of city parks, recreation facilities and designated areas on foot, bicycle and/or by city vehicle to protect property against vandalism, illegal entry, theft, fire and other dangers; observes activity and determines if correction or intervention is required Operates portable communication devices such as a mobile personal computer and a two-way radio while conducting patrols to communicate with dispatchers and other police personnel. Performs enforcement of municipal codes regarding the use of parks, recreation facilities and designated areas to maintain order for the protection and safety of visitors, patrons and employees. Maintains order and enforces park rules and other laws by taking actions ranging from mediating, counseling, warning, issuing citations, or detaining persons whose behavior harasses or endangers others, disturbs the peace, or threatens damage to property. Maintains a high visibility rate at community parks, recreation facilities and other designated areas. Provides information and assistance to the public regarding park use and permit requirements, resolves customer and/or park use disputes, answers questions, directs persons to specific facilities and events, and searches for lost children. Impounds abandoned bicycles, property, evidence, and drug related paraphernalia. Responds to calls for services from the Police Dispatch unit not requiring a sworn officer. Arrests individuals whose behavior harasses, or endangers others, disturbs the peace, or threatens damage to property; detains individuals until suspect can be transported by a police officer. Utilizes physical restraints such as handcuffs, pepper spray or telescopic impact weapons (baton) when necessary. Maintains logs, activities and written reports of incidents, accidents or other occurrences. Reports hazardous or unusual conditions or malfunctions observed. Serves as a liaison between the Police, other Departments and the public; performs community relations duties and public education assignments as assigned. Calls sworn law enforcement officials whenever arrests should be made or assistance is needed. May exercise technical and functional supervision over lower level staff and volunteers. Assist in training new employees. MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: May provide emergency first-aid or CPR as necessary. May direct and reroute vehicular and pedestrian traffic due to accidents, special events, and signal outages. May search detainees in the field for contraband and weapons; female Park Rangers may be requested to search female arrestees in the jail. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Two years of law enforcement, code enforcement or police support oriented public contact experience. Two years of college coursework including coursework in criminal justice, criminology or related field, or any combination of education and experience that provides the required job specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Successful completion of California Penal Code 832 training is required by the end of the probationary period. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Valid Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Possession of or ability to obtain the following: First Aid and CPR certification; certification of chemical weaponry training and a current (less than two years) tuberculosis clearance certificate by date of hire. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of City goals and objectives for promoting and maintaining positive public relations; Knowledge of municipal codes pertaining to community parks and facilities. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to develop and maintain cooperative and cordial relationships with those contacted during the course of work; Ability to work with individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds; Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively; deter undesirable activities by personal presence and persuasion; Ability to cope with negative and abusive situations and attitudes; Ability to enforce municipal codes pertaining to community parks and facilities; Ability to patrol and check parks effectively, work safely, react quickly and calmly under emergency conditions; Ability to follow written and oral directions; maintain records and write required reports clearly and concisely; and properly and safely use two-way radio; Ability to work on evenings, weekends and holidays for long periods of time and/or on rotating shifts. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical and mental abilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New Full-Time employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Full-Time employeesreceive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly New Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit.Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.50% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Jun 18, 2022
Full Time
Description Want to be part of something new and exciting? Do you enjoy challenging, yet rewarding work? The City of Costa Mesa is looking for talented individuals to join our growing Information Technology team to assist with an array of projects, including a new strategic plan (ITSP) for the Information Technology Department that was adopted by the City Council in 2020. The ITSP Roadmap project identified approximately thirty strategic initiatives spanning management, operational, and technology areas of opportunity. Located in the heart of Orange County, Costa Mesa is often referred to as “The City of the Arts and Culture”- your opportunity awaits! There is currently one (1) full-time vacancy (assigned to General Programming) Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis until all vacancies are filled. SALARY RANGE: $98,868 - $132,504 annually ($47.53 - $63.70 per hour) THE POSITION: Under general supervision, performs work of routine difficulty in the development and modification of software application programs in support of the information processing needs of city departments; to perform both routine and complex technical and administrative tasks related to the development and operation of the system; and to perform related duties as required. Incumbents may be assigned to any of the following assignments: General Programming or Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related programming. (The current vacancy is assigned to General Programming) . CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This position receives functional supervision from the Systems and Programming Supervisor and performs a variety of software analysis functions in support of various user department needs. This position may receive technical direction from the Senior Programmer Analyst in completing particular assignments. This position requires knowledge of a broader range of applications programs, operating systems and division operations than the Programmer Analyst I classification. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. This recruitment will remain open until current positions are filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. Candidates are required to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background investigation, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Provide technical support and guidance to City departments by analyzing user requirements for modifications to existing computer programs and requests for new programs. Research and adopt methods to install new or improve existing software applications. Meet with various department representatives to define specific procedures and activities that can be converted to computer applications programs; answer related questions concerning the feasibility and impact of proposed changes. Establish reasons for application failures and errors, including user errors or application errors. Analyze, debug and document software applications problems. Apply appropriate fixes and upgrades in test mode; check for proper operation before applying software to production environment. Conduct training sessions in computer applications for end users. When assigned to General Programming: Create and update processes, programs, and reports to resolve problems such as new application designs, scripts, data tables, formulas, documents, security features and test operations. Provide technical support and guidance to City departments in relational database design, connectivity, access and quality assurance. Create and execute SQL queries and/or Crystal reports. Assist users in learning new software and potential department applications. Responsible for other systems and data such as web application development. When assigned to Geographic Information Systems (GIS): (Please note- there are no current vacancies assigned to GIS). Provide technical support and guidance to City departments in GIS database design, connectivity, access and quality assurance. Coordinate, administer, maintain, and support the City's Geographic Information System (GIS) and other systems, as assigned; related hardware and software including research and adopt methods to install new or improve existing software applications; configure and maintain the City's GIS database, application, web servers, and web enabled GIS applications. Create and maintain multiple GIS layers including parcels, streets, right-of-way, zoning and other development layers, and Police Department Computer Aid Dispatch (CAD) system layers. Develop, design, plan, and implement various GIS projects including integration with other City systems and data sources. Develop, test, prepare reports, and implement quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) processes; perform routine data management tasks, data validation and correction, queries and editing in GIS to ensure data accuracy, integrity, and completeness. Analyze, debug and document software applications problems. Conduct GIS queries and analyze departmental data sources to develop decision-making tools critical to departmental and divisional needs. Perform routine data management tasks such as data validation, correction, queries and editing in GIS. Collect and research a variety of data (field studies, records reviews, statistical analysis, etc.). Create and maintain GIS data sources and related applications. Perform a variety of GIS tasks and activities including data input and map generation. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in management information systems, computer science, mathematics, geography or a related field. Three or more years of progressively responsible experience in computer programming and/or geographic information systems . LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of a valid California Driver's License Class C. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of the principles and practices of computer science, computer programming languages, and processing principles. Knowledge of relational or GIS database concepts, methodology, design and administration. Knowledge of cross-platform computer solutions and software connectivity issues. Knowledge of business processes and workflow. Knowledge of data conversion methodologies. When assigned to General Programming: Knowledge of modern software development. Knowledge of accounting, human resources, permitting and specialized database application programs. Knowledge of programming languages including JavaScript, .Net and Java Language. Knowledge of web application development software including Microsoft.Net framework. When assigned to Geographic Information Systems (GIS): (Please note- there are no current vacancies assigned to GIS). Knowledge of GIS software including ESRI ArcGIS suite of products. Knowledge of ArcGIS Server databases and system management; Knowledge of ArcGIS Online application building, sharing and securing; Knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) such as Microsoft SQL Server, database and geodatabase principles and design, transact-SQL scripting, and database management and analysis techniques. Knowledge of web application development software including ESRI ArcGIS Server API and ESRI Web AppBuilder. Knowledge of scripting languages including Python, Visual Basic, HTML and Javascript. Knowledge of land-based management systems including permitting, licensing, and other development processes. Tyler EnerGov experience preferred. Knowledge of development report specifications and generating reports. Knowledge of system integrations such as GIS, Bluebeam, LaserFiche and Sharepoint. Knowledge of data conversions. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to organize and complete work independently and in accordance with established deadlines. Ability to independently analyze and solve a variety of complex computer software application and database utilization problems. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with management, supervisors, co-workers, and other departmental representatives. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Please contact human resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New Full-Time employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Full-Time employeesreceive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly New Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit.Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.50% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Costa Mesa is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Interested individuals may apply as an experienced peace officer (current or previously employed) or as a recent Academy Graduate. Lateral Incentive Program - Applicants who are currently employed with another California law enforcement agency and have successfully passed that agency's probationary period will qualify for the City's Lateral Police Officer incentives which include: Reduced ten (10) month probationary period. Up to 80 hours of sick leave upon hire depending on current sick leave balance with current employer. Entry-level candidates who do not meet the requirements of this position should apply for the Police Recruit position located on the City's Employment Opportunities page: click here . For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department, click here . APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be received by December 12th to be considered for the Physical Agility Test scheduled tentatively for January 2nd . Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City. STEP #1: SUBMIT APPLICATION Applications must be completed and submitted online. Candidates are required to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete (resumes are not accepted). Candidate notifications are sent via email. Please make sure your email address is correct and check your email periodically during the application process. Candidates who pass an initial application screening will be invited to continue in the selection process. Required Attachment(s): Candidates must attach a copy of their applicable California POST Certificate(s) to their application as indicated below. Academy Graduate candidates must attach the following: California POST Basic Police Academy certificate of graduation ( dated within the past 18 months of application date ). Experienced Police Officer candidates must attach the the following: Current California POST Basic certificate (or higher) or CA POST requalification Course certificate. Out-of-State applicants: California POST Basic Course Waiver. Do NOT attach any additional documents (i.e. resume) to the application other than what is listed above, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. STEP #2: PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST (PAT) Qualified applicants who submit the required certificates, as stated above, will be invited to the PAT when a test date is established . The PAT is typically scheduled several times per year. To view a video detailing the PAT components click here . STEP #3: ORAL INTERVIEW EVALUATIONS Candidates who successfully pass the PAT will be invited to the interview evaluation. ELIGIBILITY LIST Candidates must pass all three (3) of the steps listed above to be placed on the City's Eligibility List. The application screening and physical agility test are all qualifying steps (pass/fail). The oral interview evaluation is weighted 100% and determines a candidates' placement on the eligibility list. Eligibility lists are valid for one (1) year from the date they are established unless it is exhausted sooner or extended for an additional period of time. FINAL PHASES OF THE SELECTION PROCESS: Upon being placed on the eligibility list, appointment(s) will be made after successfully passing each of the following components: polygraph examination, a comprehensive background investigation, interview with the Chief of Police, and the post-offer pre-employment psychological evaluation and medical examination. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States. Please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955 with any questions. Leave a message with your question and a staff member will return your call within one business day. *Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of a scheduled test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. NOTE: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions Please click the following link to review the essential functions in the job description: Police Officer Qualification Guidelines If you do not meet the minimum qualifications, or if any of the automatic disqualifiers pertain to you, it is recommended that you do not submit an application for this position as you will be disqualified from the selection process. Academy Graduate Applicants Must have graduated from a California POST Basic Police Academy within the last 18 months from the date of application. Experienced Police Officer Applicants Must have successfully completed a training program and probationary period at another law enforcement agency as a Peace Officer or Deputy Sheriff, and Must possess a current California POST Basic certificate (or higher) or California POST Requalification Course certificate. Out-of-State experienced applicants must have a California POST Basic Course Waiver by date of application. Certificate must be attached to application in order to be considered. AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS : Please be advised of the Costa Mesa Police Department automatic disqualifiers : click here for a list of background disqualifiers. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Must be a high school graduate, pass the General Education Development test or other high school equivalency test approved by CDE, or have attained a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from an accredited or approved institution. College course work with an emphasis in police science, social sciences, or related field is desirable. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS PER P.O.S.T. REGULATIONS: Vision: 20/20 each eye corrected or uncorrected. Normal color vision. Hearing: Normal hearing acuity. Height/Weight: In proportion to age and frame. Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Age: 21 years of age or older at the time of appointment. SPECIAL NOTE: Smoking or use of any tobacco products at any time while on duty is prohibited. Tattoos shall not be visible while on duty. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: For detailed information on the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities, please click the following link to view the job description: Police Officer Supplemental Information Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the physical tasks and environmental factors for these classifications. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view the City's Benefit Summary, please click here . To view highlights regarding salary and benefits specific to Costa Mesa Police Officers, please click here . Police Recruits are part-time employees appointed by and serve at the will of the Chief of Police. Police Recruits contribute 7% or 7.5% of their salary on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@62 or 2%@60 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility. Upon successful completion of the Academy, Police Recruits transition to a full-time Police Officer and begin contributing as described below. Police Officers are full-time employees whocontribute 14% of their salaryon a pre-tax basis towards the 3%@50 or 2.7%@57 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility.A $2,119 monthly contribution is offered towards each employee's flexible benefit account. Lateral Police Officers may be eligible for up to 80 hours of sick leave credited to their Sick Leave Bank upon hire. Police Reserve Officers are part-time employeesappointed by and serve at the will of the Chief of Police. Police Reserve Officers participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending upon eligibility.Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute11.50% or 14% of their salaryon a pre-tax basis towards the 2.7%@57 or the3%@50 depending upon eligibility. Employees do not contribute to the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare and requires enrollment in an alternative retirement system. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Part Time
Description This recruitment is for entry-level candidates interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement. Work involves full-time attendance at a Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certified Basic police academy to prepare for the responsibilities of a police officer. After meeting all department, state-mandated and academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, the Recruit will be sworn in as a Police Officer (salary range of $6,995 - $9,375 monthly). For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department, click here . APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications and written exam scores must be received by December 12th to be considered for the Physical Agility Test scheduled tentatively for January 7th . Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City. STEP #1: SUBMIT APPLICATION Applications must be completed and submitted online. Candidates are required to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete (resumes are not accepted). Candidate notifications are sent via email. Please make sure your email address is correct and check your email periodically during the application process. Candidates who pass an initial application screening and submit a qualifying written exam score will be invited to continue in the selection process. Do NOT attach any additional documents (i.e. resume) to the application, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process (except for the PELLETB written exam score, if applicable). STEP #2: WRITTEN EXAMINATION Submit test results from one of the two test options below. Scores that are dated within one (1) year of the application date and meet the minimum passing score will be accepted. National Testing Network (NTN) Frontline Law Enforcement Written Exam Passing scores: Video - 65% or higher; Reading - 70% or higher; and Writing - 70% or higher This exam is administered directly by the National Testing Network (NTN) and candidates pay a test fee for the service. There are multiple test sites in Southern California, as well as throughout the Country. To schedule a test, visit the National Testing Network website by clicking here . Select the Costa Mesa Police Department and the specific position you are applying to. NTN will submit the scores to Costa Mesa Human Resources for review. Do NOT submit a test score if you do not meet the job qualifications. - OR - P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) Passing score: Total T-Score - 45 or higher Costa Mesa Police Department does not have any future test dates; however, if you have taken the PELLETB test with another agency within the last year, you may submit a copy of your test results to be meet the written exam requirement. Results must be on the testing agency's letterhead. PELLETB score must be attached to online application. STEP #3: PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST (PAT) Qualified applicants who complete steps 1 & 2 will be invited to the PAT when a test date is established. The PAT is typically scheduled several times per year. To view a video detailing the PAT components click here . STEP #4: ORAL INTERVIEW EVALUATIONS Candidates who successfully pass the PAT will be invited to the interview evaluation. ELIGIBILITY LIST Candidates must pass all four (4) of the steps listed above to be placed on the City's Eligibility List. The application screening, written examination, and physical agility test are all qualifying steps (pass/fail). The oral interview evaluation is weighted 100% and determines a candidates' placement on the eligibility list. Eligibility lists are valid for one (1) year from the date they are established unless it is exhausted sooner or extended for an additional period of time. FINAL PHASES OF THE SELECTION PROCESS: Upon being placed on the eligibility list, appointment(s) will be made after successfully passing each of the following components: polygraph examination, a comprehensive background investigation, interview with the Chief of Police, and the post-offer pre-employment psychological evaluation and medical examination. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States. Please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955 with any questions. Leave a message with your question and a staff member will return your call within one business day. *Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of a scheduled test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. NOTE: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions Please click the following link to review the essential functions in the job description: Police Recruit Qualification Guidelines If you do not meet the minimum qualifications, or if any of the automatic disqualifiers pertain to you, it is recommended that you do not submit an application and written exam score for this position as you will be automatically disqualified from the selection process. AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS : Please be advised of the Costa Mesa Police Department automatic disqualifiers : click here for a list of background disqualifiers. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Must be a high school graduate, pass the General Education Development test or other high school equivalency test approved by CDE, or have attained a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from an accredited or approved institution. College course work with an emphasis in police science, social sciences, or a related field is desirable. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS PER P.O.S.T. REGULATIONS: Vision: 20/20 each eye corrected or uncorrected. Normal color vision. Hearing: Normal hearing acuity. Height/Weight: In proportion to age and frame. Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Age: 21 years of age, or older, at the time of graduation from the academy. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Please click the following link to review detailed information on the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities in the job description: Police Recruit SPECIAL NOTE: Smoking or use of any tobacco products at any time while on duty is prohibited. Tattoos shall not be visible while on duty. Supplemental Information Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the physical tasks and environmental factors for these classifications. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit. Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Part Time
Description This recruitment is specifically for part-time Reserve Police Officer (Level I) candidates. This is not for entry-level Police Recruit, Academy Graduate Officers, or Lateral Police Officer. To apply for any of those positions, click here to visit the Employment Opportunities page. For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department , click here . APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications and written exam scores must be received by December 12th to be considered for the Physical Agility Test scheduled tentatively for January 2nd . Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City. STEP #1: SUBMIT APPLICATION Applications must be completed and submitted online. Candidates are required to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete (resumes are not accepted). Candidate notifications are sent via email. Please make sure your email address is correct and check your email periodically during the application process. Candidates who pass an initial application screening and submit a qualifying written exam score will be invited to continue selection process. Required Attachment: Candidates must attach a copy of their California POST Reserve Academy Certificate (as a Level I Reserve) or a current CA POST Basic Police Academy Certificate (non-expired). Do NOT attach any additional documents (i.e. resume) to the application, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. STEP #2: WRITTEN EXAMINATION Submit test result from one of the two test options below. Scores that are dated within one (1) year of the application date and meet the minimum passing score will be accepted. National Testing Network (NTN) Frontline Law Enforcement Written Exam Passing scores: Video - 65% or higher; Reading - 70% or higher; and Writing - 70% or higher This exam is administered directly by the National Testing Network (NTN) and candidates pay a test fee for the service. There are multiple test sites in Southern California, as well as throughout the Country. To schedule a test, visit the National Testing Network website by clicking here . Select the Costa Mesa Police Department and the specific position you are applying to. NTN will submit the scores to Costa Mesa Human Resources for review. Do NOT submit a test score if you do not meet the job qualifications. - OR - P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) Passing score: Total T-Score - 45 or higher Costa Mesa Police Department does not have any future test dates; however, if you have taken the PELLETB test with another agency within the last year, you may submit a copy of your test results to be meet the written exam requirement. Results must be on the testing agency's letterhead. PELLETB score must be attached to online application to be considered. STEP #3: PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST (PAT) Qualified applicants who submit a passing written exam score, as stated above, will be invited to the PAT when a test date is established. The PAT is typically scheduled several times per year. To view a video detailing the PAT components, click here . STEP #4: ORAL INTERVIEW EVALUATIONS Candidates who successfully pass the PAT will be invited to the interview evaluation. ELIGIBILITY LIST Candidates must pass all four (4) of the steps listed above to be placed on the City's Eligibility List. The application screening, written examination, and physical agility test are all qualifying steps (pass/fail). The oral interview evaluation is weighted 100% and determines a candidates' placement on the eligibility list. Eligibility lists are valid for one (1) year from the date they are established unless it is exhausted sooner or extended for an additional period of time. FINAL PHASES OF THE SELECTION PROCESS: Upon being placed on the eligibility list, appointment(s) will be made after successfully passing each of the following components: polygraph examination, a comprehensive background investigation, interview with the Chief of Police, and the post-offer pre-employment psychological evaluation and medical examination. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States. Please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955 with any questions. Leave a message with your question and a staff member will return your call within one business day. *Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of a scheduled test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. NOTE: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions Please click the following link to review the essential functions in the job description: Reserve Police Officer Qualification Guidelines If you do not meet the minimum qualifications, or if any of the automatic disqualifiers pertain to you, it is recommended that you do not submit an application for this position as you will be automatically disqualified from the selection process. AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS : Please be advised of the Costa Mesa Police Department automatic disqualifiers : click here for a list of background disqualifiers. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Must be a high school graduate, pass the General Education Development test or other high school equivalency test approved by CDE, or have attained a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from an accredited or approved institution. Must have completed a CA POST Reserve Academy as a Level I Reserve or a CA POST Basic Police Academy and possess a current (non-expired) Certificate. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS PER P.O.S.T. REGULATIONS: Vision: 20/20 each eye corrected or uncorrected. Normal color vision. Hearing: Normal hearing acuity. Height/Weight: In proportion to age and frame. Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Age: 21 years of age, or older, at time of appointment. SPECIAL NOTES: Smoking or use of any tobacco products at any time while on duty is prohibited. Tattoos shall not be visible while on duty. Police Reserve Officers will be required to work a minimum of 20 hours per month. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: For detailed information on the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities, please click the following link to view the job description: Police Reserve Officer Supplemental Information Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the physical tasks and environmental factors for these classifications. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit. Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: