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.

   

 

 

20 job(s) at City of Costa Mesa

City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 03, 2021
Full Time
The City of Costa Mesa is conducting a national search for a community service minded, innovative, progressive, and dynamic law enforcement professional to lead the Costa Mesa Police Department. With a FY 2020/21 budget of $48.3 million and a total staff of 216 full-time employees, the Police Chief will function as an effective advocate for the Department while balancing the needs of the community. It is imperative that the Police Chief be committed to transparency, collaboration, diversity and cultural sensitivity, and community engagement, accessibility, and outreach. This position requires extensive, progressively responsible experience in law enforcement and crime prevention work, including considerable supervisory and administrative experience. Graduation from an accredited four-year college/university with major course work in criminal justice, administration of justice, public administration, or a related field is required. 5 years of extensive and increasingly responsible administrative and management experience in law enforcement while achieving the rank of Captain or its equivalent, is required. Prior experience as a Police Chief in a diverse and complex city and/or a Master's degree is desired. Requirements also include possession of a POST Management Certificate (or equivalent). Completion of the POST Command College Program or FBI National Academy is desirable. The City will offer a highly competitive salary to the selected candidate that is DOQE as well as an attractive benefits package, including CalPERS retirement. Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume via email to apply@ralphandersen.com no later than Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates at (916) 630-4900 or (714) 421-3258. Please click on the here for more information regarding this position. Police Chief Recruitment Brochure Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
This job posting was updated on May 18, 2021. ADMINISTRATIVE & CLERICAL SUPPORT SERIES   Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur.   The City invites applications for the following current vacancies: One (1) Full-Time Administrative Secretary vacancy in the Public Services Department One (1) Part-Time Administrative Secretary (Confidential) vacancy in the Finance Department One (1) Full-Time Office Specialist* vacancy in the Police Department ** Two (2) Part-Time Office Specialist* vacancies in the City Manager's Office - City Clerk Division One (1) Full-Time Executive Secretary vacancy in the Development Services Department - This vacancy has been filled. One (1) Full-Time Office Specialist* vacancy in the Public Services Department - This vacancy has been filled. One (1) Full-Time Office Specialist* vacancy in the Fire Department - This vacancy has been filled. One (1) Full-Time Executive Secretary - Administration (Confidential) vacancy in the City Manager's Office - This vacancy has been filled. One (1) Full-Time Administrative Secretary vacancy in the Development Services Department - This vacancy has been filled. *Office Specialist positions may be filled at either the Office Specialist, Office Specialist I or at the Office Specialist II level depending on the qualifications of the candidate. **Prior to appointment, applicants will be required to pass a polygraph examination and extensive background investigation (which includes determination of recent drug use.)   SALARY RANGE :    Office Specialist:    Current :  $2,896 - $3,882 per month ($16.71 - $22.40 per hour) Effective July 2021:   $3,193 - $4,280 per month ($18.42 - $24.69 per hour)   Office Specialist I:  Current:   $3,202 - $4,290 per month ($18.47 - $24.75 per hour) Effective July 2021: $3,530 - $4,730 per month ($20.37 - $27.29 per hour)   Office Specialist II:  Current: $3,451 - $4,625 per month ($19.91 - $26.68 per hour) Effective July 2021: $3,805 - $5,099 per month ($21.95 - $29.42 per hour)   Human Resources Office Specialist II (Confidential)*: Current:    $3,503 - $4,695 per month ($20.21 - $27.09 per hour) Effective July 2021:   $3,862 - $5,176 per month ($22.28 - $29.86 per hour)                                              Administrative Secretary:  Current:   $3,953 - $5,298 per month ($22.81 - $30.57 per hour) Effective July 2021:   $4,359 - $5,841 per month ($25.15 - $33.70 per hour)                                                      Administrative Secretary (Confidential)*:  Current: $4,013 - $5,378 per month ($23.15 - $31.03 per hour) Effective July 2021: $4,425 - $5,929 per month ($25.53 - $34.21 per hour)                                Human Resources Secretary (Confidential)*:  Current: $4,013 - $5,378 per month ($23.15 - $31.03 per hour) Effective July 2021: $4,425 - $5,929 per month ($25.53 - $34.21 per hour)                                   Executive Secretary: Current: $4,347 - $5,825 per month ($25.08 - $33.61 per hour) Effective July 2021:   $4,792 - $6,422 per month ($27.65 - $37.05 per hour)                                                                Executive Secretary - Administration (Confidential)*:  Current:  $4,412 - $5,913 per month ($25.45 - $34.11 per hour) Effective July 2021:   $4,865 - $6,519 per month ($28.07 - $37.61 per hour)                                Effective July 2022: 2% increase (for all classifications)   *Confidential Employee Designation:  Employee in these classifications 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: 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. The initial application screening and invite to written exam 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. The selection process will include the following components:  application review and evaluation, 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 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 that may occur during the life of the list.  Candidates will remain on the eligibility list for one (1) year from date of certification unless exhausted sooner.   To be considered for the above positions (excluding Office Specialist), candidates must be able to type at a speed of 40 wpm net (corrected) or better.  Please click here for typing certificate requirements and instructions for submitting (please note we do not accept attachments to the online application). If you do not currently have a typing certificate that meets the requirements as listed on the link above and are considered for any of the positions in this series (excluding Office Specialist), your speed will be verified at a later time prior to job offer.   Please note that all candidate status notifications will be sent by email only regardless of the preference you listed on your 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.   Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
SALARY: Current:  $4,791 - $6,421 per month ($27.64 - $37.04 per hour) Effective July 2021:  $ 5,283 - $7,079 per month ($30.48 - $40.84 per hour)   Effective July 2022: 2% salary increase There is currently one (1) full-time vacancy & (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  Mon day , February 8, 2021 . 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. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
This job posting was last updated on April 13, 2021.   Click here to read the job flyer. SALARY (UPDATED) : up to $79,980 annually  (salary range: $62,676 - $79,980)   *Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied. Under general supervision, to perform skilled work in receiving incoming calls at the City's Communications Operations Center, including requests for police/fire protection services or information, and dispatching of necessary units and equipment for emergency service through the use of telephone, radio, or other communications equipment; and performs related duties as required.   CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is the entry level position in the Communications Officer series. Incumbents of this class are trained in department policies, procedures and systems by higher level communications staff. An employee in this class must be knowledgeable of local government operations, police/fire protection system, and geographical layout of the City. Although work is performed within established policies and procedures, it requires exercise of sound judgment in emergency situations. Supervision and assignments are received from a superior both orally and in writing. Work is reviewed by communications supervisors through observation, monitoring of operations, and review of records and reports.   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. 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.   THE NEXT APPLICATION REVIEW DATES ARE: APRIL 30, 2021 AND MAY 31,2021.   Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position. 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: 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. 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). ADDITIONAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER: In addition to completing an online City application and supplemental questionnaire, applicants must also submit the following documents: A typing certificate (verifying a speed of 40 wpm corrected or better) must be submitted to the Human Resources Division. Please Click Here  for typing certificate requirements and instructions. Proof of successfully passing the POST Entry-Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery (written exam) with a total T-Score of 48 or higher within the last 12 months (copy of your scores on the issuing agency's letterhead).  If you have not taken the test, you may sign up to the test at Golden West College.  Please Click Here  for more information. Please note that testing is currently suspended. You may submit your application now and when testing is reestablished, you can take it at that time. Applicants who are Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certified must submit a copy of their Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate. Note: this Certificate is not the same as the one obtained from the POST Basic Course, rather it is awarded after completing probation as a full-time dispatcher at a POST participating agency.   Applicants may be eligible to have the written exam waived. Applicants who have completed the POST Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course must submit a copy of their Certificate of Completion. ** Please do not submit any other documents other than what is listed above (i.e., resume, etc.), as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Do not submit any documents until you have submitted your online application.    The above documents(s) can be faxed, mailed, or personally delivered to: City of Costa Mesa Attn: Human Resources Division 77 Fair Drive P.O. Box 1200 Costa Mesa, CA 92628-1200 Fax (714) 754-4943 TO BE CONSIDERED, THE DOCUMENTS LISTED ABOVE MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION BY THE NEXT APPLICATION REVIEW DATES APRIL 30, 2021 AND MAY 31, 2021.    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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
There is currently two (2) full-time vacancies that may be filled at the Equipment Mechanic I, II or III level depending on the qualifications of the candidate.   SALARY RANGE Equipment Mechanic I:    Current: $20.45 - $27.40 per hour ($42,540 - $56,998 anually)Effective July, 2021:  $22.55 - $30.20 per hour ($46,896 - $62,820 anually) Equipment Mechanic II:    Current:  $24.46 - $32.79 per hour ($50,880 - $68,196 anually) Effective July, 2021: $26.97 - $36.14 per hour ($56,100 - $75,180 anually) Equipment Mechanic III: Current:  $26.36 - $35.33 per hour ($54,828 - $73,476 anually) Effective July, 2021: $29.06 - $38.94 per hour ($60,444 - $81,000 anually) *Salary Tier based on eligibility * Effective July 2022: 2% increase (for all classifications) * Due to recent budget reductions, full-time employees in these classifications are required to        furlough 104 hours between June 21, 2020 and June 18, 2021.  New employees will have their    required furlough hours prorated based on hire date.    THE POSITION: Under general supervision, an incumbent performs skilled and specialized work in the maintenance and repair of automotive, construction,  heavy truck, fire apparatus and a variety of equpment; and performs related duties as required.   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 is March 24, 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 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. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Part Time
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: Different dates and times will be offered during the weeks of June 1, 2021 and June 7, 2021 (dates and times subject to change).   3. Mandatory Training: Date to be determined. Usually scheduled on a Saturday, after the Pre-Summer Orientation/Training 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 (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.   Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Part Time
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: Different dates and times will be offered during the weeks of June 1, 2021 and June 7, 2021 (dates and times subject to change).   3. Mandatory Training: Date to be determined. Usually scheduled on a Saturday, after the Pre-Summer Orientation/Training 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 (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.   Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
CURRENT SALARY:   up to $110,892 annually  (salary range: $82,752 - $110,892) SALARY EFFECTIVE JULY 2021: up to $122,256 annually (salary range: $91,236 - $122,256) *Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied   There is currently 1 (one) full-time vacancy  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. The next application review date is June, 1, 2021 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. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
This job posting was last updated on June 15, 2021 CURRENT SALARY:   up to $107,244 annually  (salary range: $80,028- $107,244) SALARY EFFECTIVE JULY 2021: up to $118,236 annually (salary range: $88,224 - $118,236) *Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied 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.   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:   The previous vacancy assigned to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has been filled.  There is currently 1 full-time vacancy assigned to Laserfiche Document Imaging System. The next application review date is July 6, 2021. 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.     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 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Part Time
THE COMMUNITY SERVICES LEADER SERIES INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS:  Community Services Leader II:   $14.58 per hour Community Services Leader III:  $15.14 per hour Senior Community Services Leader:  $15.38 - $16.95 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. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, the position assists in supervising and conducting the daily operation of the City aquatics program site including the assistance in the planning and monitoring of aquatic classes and programs; and assists in the training and supervising of pool employees. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: An incumbent in this classification assists in teaching of specific techniques to participants in the aquatics program; assists in required pre-testing programs to divide participants into classes, divisions, or ability groups; provides for safe and enjoyable program activities; completes required department paperwork; and sets up equipment. Work is closely supervised and reviewed through regularly scheduled conferences, reports, and evaluations.   This is a part-time position, working throughout the year.  Work schedules vary as needed.  As a condition of employment, a Senior Lifeguard must be available for all in-service training, annual training dates, and annual fitness performance test. 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: Different dates and times will be offered during the weeks of June 1, 2021 and June 7, 2021 (dates and times subject to change).   3. Mandatory Training: Date to be determined. Usually scheduled on a Saturday, after the Pre-Summer Orientation/Training dates.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Fitness test and interviews will be held 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.  Fitness tests and interviews will be held on an as needed basis by appointment at the Downtown Aquatic Center. 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; and 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 (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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
This job posting was last updated on February 18, 2021. The City of Costa Mesa invites applications for the following current vacancies: Senior Management Analyst (Confidential)  1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - General Administration 1 Full-time Vacancy - Finance Department (Confidential Designation) 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 - O ffice of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - General Administration 1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - City Council Aide 1 Full-time Vacancy - Parks and Community Services Department - This vacancy has been filled. 2 Part-time Vacancies - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - City Council Aides - These vacancies are no longer available.   1 Part-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - General Administration - This vacancy is no longer available.     Salary Ranges:                 Senior Management Analyst (Confidential) Current: $5,959 - $7,986 per month ($34.38 - $46.07 per hour) Effective July 2021: $6,570 - $8,804 per month ($37.90 - $50.79 per hour) Senior Management Analyst Current: $5,870 - $7,868 per month ($33.87 - $45.39 per hour) Effective July 2021: $6,472 - $8,674 per month ($37.34 - $50.04 per hour) Management Analyst (Confidential) Current: $5,675 - $7,606 per month ($32.74 - $43.88 per hour) Effective July 2021: $6,257 - $8,385 per month ($36.10 - $48.38 per hour) Management Analyst Current: $5,590 -$7,493 per month ($32.25 - $43.23 per hour) Effective July 2021: $6,164 - $8,261 per month ($35.56 - $47.66) Management Aide (Confidential) Current: $4,934 - $6,613 per month ($28.47 -  $38.15 per hour)  Effective July 2021: $5,440 - $7,291 per month ($31.38 - $42.06 per hour) Management Aide  Current: $4,863 - $6,516 per month ($28.06 - $37.59 per hour)  Effective July 2021: $5,361 - $7,184 per month ($30.93 - $41.45 per hour) * Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied *Due to recent budget reductions, employees in these classifications are required to furlough 104 hours between June 21, 2020 and June 18, 2021. New employees will have their required furlough hours prorated based on hire date. 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.   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 January 25, 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 is   also  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. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
SALARY RANGE: Current:  $98,052 - $131,400 annually  ($47.14 - $63.17 hourly) DOQ Effective July 2021:  $108,108  - $144,876 annually   ($51.98 - $69.65 hourly) DOQ Effective July 2022:  2% Salary increase   There is currently one (1) full-time vacancy.   Under minimal direction of the City Engineer, performs a broad range of highly complex and professional civil engineering and administrative responsibilities in support of the City Engineer.   CLASS CHARACTERISTICS:   An incumbent in this class exercises independent judgment and discretion in establishing work plans and priorities; to accomplish the Engineering Division's goals and objectives; responsible for ensuring activities are consistent with City policy APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:   Applications must be completed and submitted online by the specified deadline.  This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The next application review date is Wednesday, June 30 , 2021 . 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.   Do not include  "see attached resume"  in your responses, as they will not be reviewed in the application process. A detailed resume is also required; this can be uploaded into the "Attachments" section of the online application.  Applications may be rejected if incomplete.       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). 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Part Time
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. RESERVE POLICE OFFICER (LEVEL I): $38.00 hourly plus part-time benefits   COMMUNITY PROFILE: The City of Costa Mesa is just one mile from the Pacific Coast in the heart of Orange County and is one of California's most eclectic and vibrant cities. The city is home to South Coast Plaza, one of the nation's largest shopping centers, and the world-class Segerstrom Center for the Arts and South Coast Repertory theater. Costa Mesa is also the capitol of the action sports industry and the headquarters for companies such as Hurley International, Volcom, RVCA, Rip Curl, and Vans.  Costa Mesa encompasses 16 square miles and has a population of about 110,000. Since its incorporation in 1953, Costa Mesa has evolved from a semi-rural farming community of 15,000 to a city with robust local economy that generates tax revenues of about $100 million annually. A general law city, Costa Mesa has a council-manager form of government and staff of approximately 450 full-time employees. Costa Mesa residents enjoy a mild Southern California climate. The City's location provides easy access to many of Southern California's major attractions, including beaches, mountain areas, high and low deserts, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Palm Springs and Los Angeles. For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department , click here .   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:   Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur.  Applicants will be notified once testing dates have been established.   STEP #1: SUBMIT APPLICATION Applications must be completed and submitted online. 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.    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). Candidates must attach to their application a copy of their CA P.O.S.T Reserve Academy Certificate (as a Level I Reserve) or a current CA P.O.S.T. Basic Police Academy Certificate (non-expired).   Do not include attachments other than what is listed within the instructions of this posting . 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 phase will be selected to continue in the selection process.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please ensure you meet the position qualifications as stated under the "MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS" section below before submitting your application.   AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS : Please be advised of the Costa Mesa Police Department automatic disqualifiers :  click here   for a list of background disqualifiers.  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. 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 scores must be attached to your 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.  Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
This recruitment is specifically for full-time Lateral Police Officer.  It is not for entry-level Police Recruit, Academy Graduate Officers, or Reserve Police Officer. To apply for any of those positions, click here to visit the Employment Opportunities page. LATERAL POLICE OFFICER: Up to $112,500 annually (Salary range $83,940 - $112,500) Candidates who are hired as Lateral Police Officers are also eligible for a reduced ten (10) month probationary period; upon successful completion of the probationary period, employees are then eligible for POST PAY. In addition, candidates may be eligible for a sick leave bank of up to 80 hours upon hire. COMMUNITY PROFILE: The City of Costa Mesa is just one mile from the Pacific Coast in the heart of Orange County and is one of California's most eclectic and vibrant cities. The city is home to South Coast Plaza, one of the nation's largest shopping centers, and the world-class Segerstrom Center for the Arts and South Coast Repertory theater. Costa Mesa is also the capitol of the action sports industry and the headquarters for companies such as Hurley International, Volcom, RVCA, Rip Curl, and Vans.  Costa Mesa encompasses 16 square miles and has a population of about 110,000. Since its incorporation in 1953, Costa Mesa has evolved from a semi-rural farming community of 15,000 to a city with robust local economy that generates tax revenues of about $100 million annually. A general law city, Costa Mesa has a council-manager form of government and staff of approximately 450 full-time employees. Costa Mesa residents enjoy a mild Southern California climate. The City's location provides easy access to many of Southern California's major attractions, including beaches, mountain areas, high and low deserts, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Palm Springs and Los Angeles. For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department , click here .   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:   Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur.  Applicants will be notified once testing dates have been established.   STEP #1: SUBMIT APPLICATION Applications must be completed and submitted online. 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.    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). Candidates must attach a copy of their CA P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate (or higher) to the application. Do not include attachments other than what is listed within the instructions of this posting . 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 phase will be selected to continue in the selection process.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please ensure you meet the position qualifications as stated under the "MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS" section below before submitting your application.   AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS : Please be advised of the Costa Mesa Police Department automatic disqualifiers :  click here   for a list of background disqualifiers.  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. 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 scores must be attached to your 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.    Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
This recruitment is specifically for entry level candidates (this is not for Lateral Police Officer or Police Reserve candidates).  To apply for Lateral or Reserve Police Officer, click here to visit the Employment Opportunities page. POLICE RECRUIT $30.00 hourly plus part-time benefits :  This is non-sworn, civilian police training work performed while attending a Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified police academy.  Work involves full-time attendance at a P.O.S.T. certified police academy to prepare incumbents to assume the responsibilities of a police officer upon completion of the academy. POLICE OFFICER (ACADEMY GRADUATE) $6,995 - $9,375 monthly plus full-time benefits : Upon hire, incumbents are assigned to the Department's Field Training Program.  Upon successful completion of the training, incumbents acquire the full range of law enforcement duties. For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department, click here .   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:   Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur.  Applicants will be notified once testing dates have been established.   STEP #1: SUBMIT APPLICATION Applications must be completed and submitted online. 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.    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). Do not include attachments other than what is listed within the instructions of this posting . Academy Graduate level applicants must attach proof of graduation from a California P.O.S.T. Basic Police Academy (within the last 12 months from the date of application). 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 phase will be selected to continue in the selection process.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please ensure you meet the position qualifications as stated under the "MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS" section below before submitting your application.   AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS : Please be advised of the Costa Mesa Police Department automatic disqualifiers :  click here   for a list of background disqualifiers.  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. 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 scores must be attached to your 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.  Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
SALARY RANGE: Current:  $56,664 - $75,924 annually  ($27.24 - $36.50 hourly) DOQ Effective July 2021:  $62,472  - $83,700 annually   ($30.03 - $40.24 hourly) DOQ Effective July 2022:   2% Salary increase There is currently one (1) full-time vacancy.   JOB SUMMARY : Under general direction of the Parks & Community Services Director, Recreation Manager, or Recreation Supervisor, to plan, coordinate, evaluate, supervise and direct the community, recreation, social services, special events and maintenance activities at a community/recreation services center or at events held within City limits; and perform related duties as required.   CLASS CHARACTERISTICS:   The incumbent provides first-line supervision to a variety of community service programs within the Parks & Community Services Department and is responsible for the direct and indirect supervision of full and/or part-time staff, facility supervision, activity promotion and publicity, and participates in the preparation of the division's budget.  An incumbent works independently within program guidelines established by the Parks & Community Services Director, Recreation Manager and/or the Recreation Supervisor and is evaluated through conference, reports, and results obtained.  This position differentiates itself from the Recreation Coordinator position in that this position has the additional responsibility of budget and grant application and management, supervision of multiple programs at multiple City facilities, supervision of more complex programs, and long-term planning for programs and special assignments that may be coordinated in conjunction with other City departments and/or community agencies and partners. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:  The first application review date of Monday, May 10, 2021 has passed.  The next application review date is to be determined. All applicants must complete an online City application, supplemental questionnaire, and submit required attachments. This recruitment may close at any time without notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged.   Materials must be uploaded in the "Attachments" field of the online application:           1.  Required : Unofficial transcripts as proof of completed units or copy of college degree           2.  Optional : Supplemental information such as a resume and cover letter   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 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Engineering Technician Series CURRENT SALARY: Engineering Technician I:      $50,484 - $64,440 per month ($24.27 - $32.53 per hour) Engineering Technician II:     $56,340 - $75,504 per month ($27.09 - $36.30 per hour) Engineering Technician III:    $61,932 - $83,004 per month ($29.78 - $39.91 per hour)   SALARY EFFECTIVE JULY 2021: Engineering Technician I:      $55,656 - $74,592 per month ($26.76 - $35.86 per hour) Engineering Technician II:     $62,112 - $83,244 per month ($29.86 - $40.02 per hour) Engineering Technician III:    $68,280 - $91,512 per month ($32.83 - $44.00 per hour) *Salary tier based on eligibility. Effective July 1, 2021, Tier 2 employees will convert to Tier 1 salary range. *Effective July, 2022: 2% increase for all classifications   There is currently one (1) vacancy in the  Transportation Division of the Public Services Department.  The vacancy may be filled at either the Engineering Technician I, Engineering Technician II or Engineering Technician III level depending on the qualifications of the candidate.   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. PPLICATION 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 May 16, 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 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.   Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
May 20, 2021
Part Time
SALARY: Current: $16.94 - $22.71 per hour Effective July 2021: $18.68 - $25.04 per hour Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied   There are currently 4 (four) part-time vacancies. One vacancy is assigned to Aquatics, the other three vacancy assignments are to be determined.  The next application review date is June 21, 2021 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.  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 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 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
May 19, 2021
Full Time
The City of Costa Mesa is seeking an Assistant Development Services Director.  The City is looking for a dynamic leader with a high level of integrity and a strong work ethic. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with critical thinking skills and good judgment who will thrive in a fast-paced environment where expectations are high, and creativity is valued. The successful candidate will be committed to promoting a positive team environment through collaboration, supportive mentorship for our up-and-coming talent, and modeled behavior of professionalism, responsiveness, and public service. The successful candidate will have proven track record of successful professional leadership and be able to effectively cultivate and maintain cooperative working relationships within the organization and the community. While technical expertise in planning and zoning is required and the Assistant Director must be able to review and establish high standards for lower-level staff work, this is a senior management role with a focus on the implementation of strategic objectives, the mentoring of junior staff, and the smooth administration of the Department. The ideal candidate must have excellent critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills and outstanding oral and written communication skills. A background of leadership in a public sector organization is ideal. Strong technical knowledge (CEQA, Subdivision Map Act, etc.) and planning skills, a willingness to invest in staff development and community relationships, and a passion for the work are helpful. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in urban planning and three (3) years supervisory/management experience.  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in urban planning, public administration, or a related field is required.  A Master's degree in one of these fields is desirable.  Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners 9AICP) is preferred.   The annual salary for this position is up to $158,364 DOQ. The City offers an attractive benefits package, including CalPERS retirement. Please click on the below link for more information regarding this position: Assistant Development Services Director   Interested candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, and six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) by the first review date of  Monday, June 21, 2021.   Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed.  Applications should be submitted at: CPS HR Consulting   For further information, please contact Mr. Andrew Nelson, CPS HR Consulting at (916) 471-3329 or anelson@cpshr.us. Closing Date/Time: Continuous