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
Jan 21, 2021
Full Time
CURRENT SALARY: up to $83,796 annually (salary range: $62,520 - $83,796) SALARY EFFECTIVE JULY 2021: up to $92,388 annually (salary range: $68,928 - $92,388) *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 July 19, 2021. New employees will have their required furlough hours prorated based on hire date. Under direct supervision of the Payroll Supervisor, performs technical and complex clerical accounting work in the preparation and maintenance of an automated payroll system, and other financial and statistical records and reports; may require implementation of technical accounting principles and procedures; performs related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This single position class is distinguished from the journey-level Accountant class by the performance of specialized professional payroll accounting related tasks. Work is assigned by the Payroll Supervisor, which class is distinguished from the Payroll Coordinator position by its supervisory duties and responsibility for the oversight of the City's payroll functions and systems. CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEE DESIGNATION: An employee in this classification may have access to the 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 relating to employer-employee relations. 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 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 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 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: Thu. 02/18/21 11:59 PM Pacific Time
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
This job posting was last updated on January 11, 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 - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - Chief of Staff to the Mayor and City Council 1 Full-time Vacancy - Finance Department (Confidential Designation) Management Analyst/Management Aide (may be filled at either the Analyst or Aide level) 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 1 Part-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - General Administration Salary Ranges: 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 July 20, 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
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
THE CITY OF COSTA MESA IS CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR THE POSITION OF RECREATION MANAGER   For detailed information about this opportunity, see the Recreation Manager brochure. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice. The  first application review date is Tuesday, October 6, 2020.    The City of Costa Mesa encompasses 16.8 square miles and is approximately one mile from   Southern California's incomparable coastline. Located in Orange County on the "coastal tableland" above Newport Beach, Costa Mesa has established a reputation as one of the area's leading cultural and business centers. Its predominant industries include retail trade, light  manufacturing,  finance/insurance and real estate. Since its incorporation in 1952, the City has transformed form a quiet suburban community with deep farming roots, to a world-class city featuring some of the best restaurants, retail centers, and cultural arts in the nation. The City offers its diverse population of residents two municipal golf courses and 32 neighborhood and community parks,  including Fairview Park, a 208 acre nature park with trails and wetlands. There are also 20 public schools, two libraries, and three colleges and universities in city limits and many other universities, colleges, and trade schools nearby. Costa Mesa takes pride in its abundance of cultural and economic opportunities. Prominent centers of cultural and economic activity within the City include: The Orange County  Performing  Arts Center, Tony Award Winning South Coast Repertory Theater, Orange County Fairgrounds, The Lab Anti-Mall, and Metro  Pointe. The City is also home to South Coast Plaza, a luxury retail destination with more than 250 boutiques, 30 restaurants, and the Segerstrom Concert Hall and Center of Arts. Thee volume of sales  generated by South Coast Plaza, estimated at more than $1.5 billion annually, makes it one of the most successful retail destinations  in  the  United States.  The community has established its identity in the region as the "City of Arts", but is also a center for cutting edge youth apparel and sporting goods manufacturers. Residents enjoy a mild Southern California climate, perfect for year-round leisure and recreation.  It's location and proximity to I-405 and SR 1 provides easy access to many  of  the area's major attractions such as beaches, mountain regions, high and low deserts, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, The Honda Center, Angel Stadium, San Diego, Palm Springs, and Los Angeles. With an ideal location, business-friendly atmosphere, and superior amenities, Costa Mesa represents the best Southern California has to offer. THE POSITION The City is currently seeking to fill its Recreation Manager position. Under the direction of the Director of Parks and Community Services, the Recreation Manager plans, organizes and manages recreational, community and senior services programs for the department. Will direct the work of the Recreation Supervisors and other professional, administrative and support staff and manage various program budgets, foster and maintain relations with community and business representatives and support various committees and commissions. This position manages the development and administration of comprehensive  municipal recreation, community, and senior services programs and events, including the effective operation of a variety of community centers, dog park, recreation areas and senior center facilities and equipment. This position exercises considerable independent judgment and ingenuity in creating and staffing programs, raising funds and controlling costs, and interpreting the needs and desires of the community. The ideal Recreation Manager will have a passion for improving services to the community. Must also have a proven track record of visionary and collaborative leadership and successful experience mentoring a progressive workforce. The Recreation Manager must  have  the highest  level  of  integrity  and strong  work  ethic and be able to inspire staff to be responsive to the needs of citizens while maintaining a high quality of service. Appointment will be made within the range of $101,112 - $135,492 and is dependent upon qualifications and experience.   Application & Selection Process To be considered for this desirable opportunity, candidates must submit an application online.Candidates must also provide four (4) professional references representing various organization levels into the "References" section of the online application.  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jan 16, 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 for either 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. 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 may be attached to your online application; can be faxed to Human Resources at (714) 754-4943, or mailed to City of Costa Mesa: Human Resources, PO Box 1200, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-1200 - OR - 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. STEP #3: PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST (PAT) Candidates who successfully pass the written exam step 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
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
This job posting was last updated on December 10, 2020. SALARY: Current: $7,783 - $10,430 per month ($44.90 - $60.17 per hour) Effective July 2021: $8,581 - $11,500 per month ($49.51 - $66.35 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 July 20, 2021. New employees will have their required furlough hours prorated based on hire date. There is currently one (1) full-time vacancy in the Transportation Division of the Public Services Department. Under general direction, plans, organizes, supervises and performs responsible and complex professional level engineering work in the field and office associated with design, development, investigation, construction and maintenance of parks and parkway projects, public works infrastructure and City facilities; serves as resident engineer and/or project manager on assigned projects; and performs related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS Planning, organizing, supervising and reviewing the work of subordinate staff is a major function of positions in this class. Incumbents generally supervise a staff professional level engineering and/or inspection employees who perform varied and responsible field and office engineering work. Positions in this class normally supervise positions that are designated as first-level supervisors. Supervision, at this level is normally over multiple project teams. Positions in this class perform the most complex professional engineering and administrative work, frequently make difficult decisions that require interpretation and professional judgment, and communicate with departmental management to obtain direction on matters that deviate from practice, policy and/or generally accepted professional standards. 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: JANUARY 23, 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. 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
Jan 16, 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. PLEASE NOTE : At this time we are not filing positions, however we encourage interested applicants to submit an application if you wish to be considered at a future date. 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 - Thursday, from 3:00 - 6:00 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 8, 2020 and June 20, 2020 (tentatively- times to be determined, 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
Jan 16, 2021
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, this position monitors the use of the swimming pool and enforces safety rules. PLEASE NOTE : At this time we are not filing positions, however we encourage interested applicants to submit an application if you wish to be considered at a future date. 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 - Thursday, from 3:00 - 6:00 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 8, 2020 and June 20, 2020 (tentatively- times to be determined, 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
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Chief Plans Examiner, an incumbent performs responsible, technical work associated with checking commercial, industrial, multiple dwelling and residential building plans to ensure compliance with pertinent building and safety codes, ordinances and regulations; and to perform related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This senior-level classification involves examining and checking building plans for compliance with applicable California Building Codes and other ancillary codes such as the California Plumbing Code, California Mechanical Code, California Electric Code and State disabled access related codes.  Work also involves checking structural calculations and standards for conformity to codes and engineering principles; and issuing permits for all types of building activity.  An incumbent is responsible for exercising considerable independent judgment on technical plan checking matters and providing functional guidance to inspectors and other staff members.  Work is reviewed by the Chief Plans Examiner to determine general progress, technical competence and adherence to pertinent policies and regulations.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:   Applications must be completed and submitted online.  This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged.     First application review date is  Friday ,  August 30, 2019 .    Applications must be completed and  submitted on-line by the specified deadline .  Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application.   Applications may be rejected if incomplete .  Do not include  "see attached resume"  in your responses, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process.  Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process.  The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components:  application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation.     Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process.  The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner.   The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list.   It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address.    Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only  (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process).  Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application.   All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to:  comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Based upon current and/or future assignments, an employee may be subject to pre-employment, random, reasonable and post-accident drug and alcohol testing pursuant to the Department of Transportation Regulations.   Note:  The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.  Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jan 16, 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 for either 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. 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 may be attached to your online application; can be faxed to Human Resources at (714) 754-4943, or mailed to City of Costa Mesa: Human Resources, PO Box 1200, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-1200 - OR - 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. STEP #3: PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST (PAT) Candidates who successfully pass the written exam step 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
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
This job posting was last updated on November 10, 2020 *Due to recent budget reductions, employees in these classifications are required to furlough 104 hours between June 21, 2020 and July 20, 2021. New employees will have their required furlough hours prorated based on hire date. *Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied. 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. 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. The next application review date is November 30, 2020. 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
Jan 16, 2021
Part Time
RECREATION LEADER I/II/III/IV 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. PAY RANGE: $14.58 - $16.95 per hour PLEASE NOTE : At this time we are not filing positions, however we encourage interested applicants to submit an application if you wish to be considered at a future date. THE POSITION: Recreation Leaders perform responsible work related to various Parks and Community Services related programs/activities. WORK SCHEDULE: Recreation 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
Jan 16, 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. PLEASE NOTE : At this time we are not filing positions, however we encourage interested applicants to submit an application if you wish to be considered at a future date. 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 - Thursday, from 3:00 - 6:00 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 8, 2020 and June 20, 2020 (tentatively- times to be determined, 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
Jan 16, 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 for either 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. 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 may be attached to your online application; can be faxed to Human Resources at (714) 754-4943, or mailed to City of Costa Mesa: Human Resources, PO Box 1200, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-1200 - OR - 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. STEP #3: PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST (PAT) Candidates who successfully pass the written exam step 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
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
This job posting was updated on November 24, 2020 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 Executive Secretary - Administration (Confidential) vacancy in the City Manager's Office - One (1) Full-Time Executive Secretary vacancy in the Development Services Department - One (1) Full-Time Office Specialist* vacancy in the Public Services Department - One (1) Part-Time Administrative Secretary (Confidential) vacancy in the Finance Department *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. 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) Due to recent budget reductions, full-time employees in these classifications are required to furlough 104 hours between June 21, 2020 and July 20, 2021. New employees will have their required furlough hours prorated based on hire date. *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
Jan 16, 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 *Due to recent budget reductions, full-time employees in this classification are required to furlough 104 hours between June 21, 2020 and July 20, 2021. New employees will have their required furlough hours prorated based on hire date. 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
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
This job posting was last updated on October 7, 2020 CURRENT SALARY:   up to $100,860 annually (salary range: $75,264 - $100,860) SALARY EFFECTIVE JULY 2021:   up to $111,192 annually (salary range: $82,980 - $111,192) *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 July 20, 2021.  New employees will have their required furlough hours prorated based on hire date. JOB SUMMARY This is a responsible professional/technical position involving work in researching and developing budgetary and management reporting systems.   CLASS CHARACTERISTICS:   Work involves financial and statistical analyses, studies and reports; development of budgetary systems; development of work measurement systems; and preparation of financial justifications.  Work also involves research and development of:  work simplification systems; improved and new sources of revenue; and cost control systems.  Other duties will include responsibility for:  cost and benefits analysis of various proposals arising out of labor negotiations; cost versus benefit justification analysis and review of budget requests; program and special fund cost analysis; and assisting staff in preparing cost and statistical analyses required for presentation to staff, City Manager and the City Council.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Finance Director, and is reviewed through conferences and reports.   Confidential Employee Designation:  An employee in this classification may have access to decisions or the decision-making process of the City concerning matters related to employer-employee relations and may have access to or may prepare confidential materials and/or information and/or recommendations on behalf of the City in matters relating to employer-employee relations. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:   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 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019 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 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: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
The City of Costa Mesa is recruiting for a highly experienced professional to serve as Budget and Purchasing Manager for the City's $145.8 million operating budget and $13.8 million capital budget as well as oversee the City's purchasing division. Reporting to the Finance Director, the Budget and Purchasing Manager leads a six-person team with a fiscal year 2020-2021 departmental operating budget of $4.4 million. The Budget and Purchasing Manager provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Finance Director and provides critical input on budget and purchasing issues to City officials, executive management, and all City departments. This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration or other relevant discipline. A Master's degree is preferred. A minimum of 5 years of responsible professional level governmental financial management, accounting, budgeting, purchasing, or auditing experience is required. Professional budgeting and/ or purchasing experience in a municipal setting is preferred. Previous supervisory experience is also preferred. The annual salary for the Budget and Purchasing Manager is up to $150,972 DOQ. The City offers an attractive benefits package, including CalPERS retirement. Please click on the below link for more information regarding this position: Budget and Purchasing Manager This position is open until filled. Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and five professional references via email to apply@ralphandersen.com . Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900 or (714) 421-3258. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
This job posting was last updated on September 15, 2020. THE CITY OF COSTA MESA IS CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR THE POSITION OF CITY ENGINEER For detailed information about this opportunity, see the City Engineer brochure. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice. The next application review date is Friday, October 9, 2020 . The City of Costa Mesa (population 115,296) encompasses 16.8 square miles and is approximately one mile from Southern California's incomparable coastline. Located  in Orange County on the "coastal tableland" above Newport Beach, Costa Mesa has established a reputation as one of the area's leading cultural and business centers. Its predominant industries include retail trade, light manufacturing, finance/insurance, and real estate. Since its incorporation in 1953, the City has transformed from a quiet suburban community with deep farming roots, to a world-class city featuring some of the best restaurants, retail centers, and cultural arts in the nation. With an ideal location, business-friendly atmosphere, and superior amenities, Costa Mesa represents the best Southern California has to offer. The City is currently seeking to fill its City Engineer position. Under the direction of the Public Service Director, the City Engineer is responsible for all the functions and activities of the Engineering Division by performing professional and administrative engineering work, and assisting in planning, organizing, budgeting, directing staff and implementation of the City's Capital Improvement Program. Reviews and approves designs, plans, and specifications prepared by division and consulting engineers. Interacts with the public, other governmental agency officials, contractors, and consulting engineers. Also may act in the absence of the Public Services Director.   The ideal City Engineer will be a seasoned leader with a proven track record of effective team management. He/She must have five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of civil engineering, including three (3) years supervisory/management experience in a municipal agency. Graduation from a four year college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering. Master's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field is highly desirable. *Due to recent budget reductions, employees in these classifications are required to furlough 104 hours between June 21, 2020 and July 20, 2021. New employees will have their required furlough hours prorated based on hire date.   Application & Selection Process To be considered for this desirable opportunity, candidates must submit an application online.  Candidates must upload a detailed resume into the " Attachments " section of the online application.    Candidates'  resumes must include the following information: Name of agencies/organizations worked including employment dates Specific employment duties performed with each employer Population and employment size of agencies/organizations worked Breadth of functions supervised Candidates must also provide five (5) professional references representing various organization levels into the "References" section of the online application.  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
This job posting was last updated on October 1, 2020   Click here to read the job flyer. SALARY (UPDATED) : up to $79,980 annually (salary range: $62,676 - $79,980)  *Due to recent budget reductions, employees in these classifications are required to furlough 104 hours between June 21, 2020 and July 20, 2021.  New employees will have their required furlough hours prorated based on hire date. *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: OCTOBER 31, 2020 AND NOVEMBER 30,2020.   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 OCTOBER 31, 2020 AND NOVEMBER 30, 2020.    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
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
CURRENT SALARY: up to $108,684 annually (salary range: $81,096 - $108,684) SALARY EFFECTIVE JULY 2021: up to $119,832 annually (salary range: $89,412 - $119,832) *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 July 20, 2021. New employees will have their required furlough hours prorated based on hire date. JOB SUMMARY Under general direction of the Assistant Director of Finance, plans, directs, reviews and coordinates the work of the Accounting Division staffed by professional and clerical personnel. Prepares accounting reports in order to provide financial information required by City management and federal, state and county governments. An incumbent in this classification performs responsible professional municipal accounting work of a highly technical and complex nature. Work assigned to this position involves the application of specialized knowledge and abilities in supervising general accounting functions within the Accounting Division. An incumbent is responsible for exercising the day-to-day formal supervision over professional and clerical personnel and, on occasion, additional supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Assistant Director of Finance. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This class is distinguished from the Senior Accountant class, which performs at a high technical level but does not possess the formal supervisory responsibilities required. Work is assigned by the Assistant Finance Director, which is distinguished from the Accounting Supervisor class by the responsibility of assisting in the direction, planning and evaluation of all divisions within the Finance Department. Work is evaluated through conferences and reports. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. First application review date is Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline . Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include "see attached resume" in your responses, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Based upon current and/or future assignments, an employee may be subject to pre-employment, random, reasonable and post-accident drug and alcohol testing pursuant to the Department of Transportation Regulations. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous