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.

   

 

 

24 job(s) at City of Costa Mesa

City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Costa Mesa invites applications for the following current vacancies: 3 Full-time Vacancies - Public Services, Engineering Division Current Annual Salary Range: $93,672 - $125,520 ($45.03 - $60.35 per hour) *Effective July, 2022: 2% increase for all classifications The current full-time vacancies are assigned to the Engineering division of the Public Services Department. The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for this classification that may occur during the life of the list. THE POSITION: Under general supervision, performs a variety of responsible and complex professional level civil engineering work in the field and office associated with the design, development, investigation, construction, and maintenance of public works projects. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is a journey level professional classification in the professional engineering series. Work involves the application of complex engineering principles, practices, and techniques to a variety of public works engineering projects. Assignments are usually broad in scope and require the use of considerable judgment in making complex technical decisions. It differs from the Assistant Engineer class by its responsibility for independent analysis and project management responsibilities. Work is reviewed by the Senior Engineer, Principal Civil Engineer, City Engineer, or Transportation Services Manager through conferences and reports. Supervises subordinate engineering, field and clerical staff members. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. First application review date is Wednesday , August 18 , 2021 . Candidates are required to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application , do not include "see attached resume" in your responses, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. A detailed resume isalso required, this can be uploaded into the " Attachments " section of the online application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Based upon the information presented, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application materials review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions For a detailed list of essential functions for this classification, please refer to the specific job description. The job description can be viewed by clicking on the link below: Associate Engineer Qualification Guidelines Considerable and progressively responsible professional experience in the field of civil engineering, which includes a minimum of two years of full-time experience in public works engineering or project management, and supervision of technical/professional personnel. Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in Civil Engineering or a related field. License and/or Certificate: Possession of, or the ability to obtain a valid Class C California Driver's License, or higher, before date of appointment is required. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Certification as a Registered Civil Engineer in the State of California is highly desirable. Certification as a Traffic Engineer in the State of California is highly desirable if assigned to the Transportation Services Division. Requisite Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: For detailed information on the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this classification, please refer to the specific job description. The job description can be viewed by clicking the link below: Associate Engineer Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective July 7, 2019: $1,400 monthly Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Part Time
Description THE COMMUNITY SERVICES LEADER SERIES INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS: Community Services Leader II: $15.50 - $18.84 per hour Community Services Leader III: $16.27 - $19.78 per hour Senior Community Services Leader: $17.94 - $21.81 per hour Various assignments within Youth Programs, Facilities, Senior Center, and Field Ambassador Programs Please click here to review a description of each of the above programs. THE POSITION: Community Services Leaders perform responsible work related to various Parks and Community Services related programs/activities. WORK SCHEDULE: Community Services Leaders are part-time positions that may work between 8 to 32 hours per week. Work schedules may require evening/night and weekend shifts and may be seasonal and/or year round. Hours per week and work schedules vary depending on program assignment. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to, the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions * The following duties are currently under review These functions may not be present in all positions in this series. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Recreation Leader I: Assisting in supervising children during activities; organizing group activities and games; and leading arts and crafts and other projects. Recreation Leader II: Assisting in coordinating and organizing a variety of recreational programs and activities; planning and leading the work of subordinate recreation staff along with: supervising children during activities; organizing group activities and games; and leading arts and crafts and other projects. Recreation Leader III: Assisting in program planning, scheduling and record keeping; supervising and training Recreation Leaders I/II under the direction of a Recreation Leader IV. Recreation Leader IV: Plans, coordinates, and conducts program operations. Promotes and conducts outreach activities to effectively solicit program and event participants. Recruits, supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned part-time staff and volunteers. Additional functions for all levels: Monitoring the daily checking in and out of children from programs and activities, enforcing rules, positively interacting with parents, participants, and the general public. Perform other related duties as required. Qualification Guidelines *The following qualifications are currently under review Recreation Leader I: 16 years of age or older; experience in volunteerism or participation in recreational activities desirable. Work permit may be required for current high school students. Recreation Leader II: High school graduation or its equivalent; 18 years of age, or older, or enrolled in college; and/or one year experience working with individuals and groups in a recreational setting. Recreation Leader III: High school graduation or its equivalent, and two years of college coursework in Child Development, Leisure Services, Recreation or related field; and/or two years of experience in working with individuals and groups in a related recreational program area or service. Recreation Leader IV: High school graduation or its equivalent, and two years of college coursework in Child Development, Leisure Services, Recreation or related field; and/or two years of experience in working with individuals and groups in a related recreational program area or service. One full year of experience in planning, promoting, coordinating and facilitating of programs, special events or social services. Some supervisory experience in a recreational setting. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Familiarity with modern MS Office software (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher). Additional requirements (for all levels): A current (less than two years) tuberculosis clearance certificate by date of hire for any assignments working with children. Possession of, or ability to obtain, first aid certificates may be required. A valid California Driver's License may be required. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. A valid California Commercial Class C License may be required for some positions. Revocation of license during employment, or failure to obtain if required, may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Availability to work up to 8-32 hours per week: hours vary depending upon assignment. Ability to entertain and control children, have a positive attitude, be creative and imaginative. Supplemental Information Physical Tasks and Environmental Conditions: Candidates must be able to walk/run with children while playing games and leading excursions, and may lift heavy weights (e.g., a child or set up of tables and chairs). In addition, candidates must be able to work for extended periods in the outdoors, and be exposed to sun and varying temperatures. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit. Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Part Time
Description JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, this position teaches swimming lessons and/or specialized aquatic classes to the public. This position also monitors the use of the swimming pool; and enforces safety rules. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: An incumbent in this classification supervises and performs the more advanced work in the teaching of specific techniques to participants in the aquatics program. Incumbents are responsible for ensuring that the skills which are outlined in the course description are taught; assisting in any required pre-testing program to assign the participants into classes, divisions or ability groups; assisting in curriculum planning; providing safe and enjoyable program activities; evaluating participant progress/performance; and completing required departmental paperwork. Work is reviewed through regularly scheduled conferences, reports and evaluations. Year Round: This is a part-time position, working throughout the year. Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of employment, an Instructor Guard must be available to teach in the spring Monday/Wednesday and/or Tuesday/Thursday and Saturday classes during each session; AND/OR during the summer Monday through Thursday, and Saturday classes during each session, and for all in-service training, annual training dates, and annual fitness performance test. Seasonal: This is a seasonal part-time position, working during the school year (September to May), and/or the summer (June to August). Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of seasonal employment, an Instructor Guard must be available to teach in the spring Monday/Wednesday and/or Tuesday/Thursday, and Saturday classes during each session; AND/OR during the summer Monday through Thursday, and Saturday classes during each session, and for all in-service training during the entire season worked. Incumbents will be required to attend : 1. Orientation/training - Typically held Monday - Friday, from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m., scheduled after hire date. Times and dates subject to change. 2. Pre-Summer Orientation/Training: June 6 - June 10, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and on June 11, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (times may vary). Attendance is required on all dates. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Fitness test and interviews will be held on an as needed basis by appointment at the Downtown Aquatic Center. To be considered for possible employment, the following must be completed: Submit an online application. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the qualifications will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process, Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews. Attend " In-Water Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews " on date you are scheduled. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted by the City and invited to participate in this process. Applicants will be notified by email if they meet the qualifications to attend the testing/selection process; at that time they will also be asked to sign a Registration/Waiver of Liability form. Applicants age 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. TESTING CRITERIA: In-Water Physical Fitness Test : Tread water for 120 seconds using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands above water; 25 yard dive and approach swim (head up) in 18 seconds or less; Complete a timed event within 90 seconds Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound swim brick; Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. 200 yard swim in 3 minutes and 30 seconds or less Applicants who complete the In-Water Physical Fitness Test will be invited to participate in the selection interviews. Interviews will begin after all the fitness testing is complete. Required Certifications: Applicants must provide proof of valid original certifications prior to the first day of employment. Minimum certification requirements are as follows: Lifeguarding with the inclusion of first aid and CPR/AED from the American Red Cross (ARC) or an equivalent certifying body, ARC Water Safety Instructor, and the ability to obtain ARC Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid for Public Safety Personnel within one year of hire date Desirable Certifications: The following certifications are not required, but are considered as highly desirable: ARC Lifeguard Instructor ARC Lifeguard Instructor Trainer ARC Water Safety Instructor Trainer Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline to be considered for upcoming testing and selection date. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process . Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Under supervision, conducts swimming lessons for children and adults as prescribed and approved methods by the American Red Cross; teaches specialized aquatic classes such as Aqua Aerobics or Aqua Boot Camp. Evaluates participant progress and performance and completes required documents related to lessons. Performs life-guarding duties including patrolling the swimming pool and aquatics facility, keeping a lookout for accidents in the water and pool area; warns individuals about dangerous practices with pool usage; follows and enforces pool regulations and codes in an effort to prevent patron accidents. Recognizes, enters water, and performs aquatic emergency rescues in the pool area; and administers artificial respiration, CPR/AED and first aid as needed. Prepares facilities for regular operation of lap swim, lessons, and other daily operations. Removes and replaces pool covers and lane lines. Assists with routine pool cleaning and maintenance work on or around the swimming pool. Assists in the monitoring of pool chemicals. Assists with desk reception, telephone support and related customer service activities. Accepts registrations, collects fees, processes receipts, and accounts for money; acts as cashier as needed. Performs other duties as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: Education, Training and/or Experience: Training, education and/or experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities as listed below. Previous paid or volunteer experience as a pool or beach lifeguard or experience in the specific skill or activity to be instructed is desirable. Experience working with children and youth is desirable. Must be at least 16 years old. Work permit may be required for current high school students. License and/or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver License (Class C) may be required for certain positions. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. A current (less than two years) tuberculosis clearance certificate by date of hire. Candidate must submit proof of valid American Red Cross (or state recognized) certificates in the following: Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for Lifeguards, First Aid, and Water and Safety Instructor; or must show proof of enrollment in courses to obtain required certifications. Applicants must possess all required certifications by hire date. First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) and Bloodborne Pathogens certifications must be obtained within one year of hire. All certifications must be maintained throughout employment in order to remain in the position. Failure to maintain certifications may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Requisite Knowledge and Skill Levels: Skilled in effective customer service techniques. Knowledge of effective lifesaving techniques; and basic and advanced swimming strokes. Considerable knowledge of teaching principles and practices; swimming instruction techniques and methods; and basic recordkeeping procedures. General knowledge of municipal recreation, water safety, and aquatic practices and principles. Skilled in lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED techniques. Skilled in reading, writing, and communicating in English at an appropriate level. Requisite Abilities: Ability to act quickly, calmly, and appropriately in emergency situations; ability to perform lifesaving and rescue techniques, including administering CPR/AED and First Aid. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other City employees and the public. Ability to generate interest among program/class participants; Evaluate and maintain participant progress and records. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to perform basic mathematic computations. Ability to swim the six basic strokes proficiently and with endurance. Ability to effectively instruct and demonstrate desired skills and strokes for lesson participants. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Must be able to pass a physical fitness performance test annually for continued employment. Ability to lift heavy weights (e.g., a child); sit or stand for long periods of time; and work for extended periods in the outdoors, exposed to the sun, water and varying temperatures. Exposure to various swimming pool water chemicals, such as chlorine. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit. Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Part Time
Description JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, this position monitors the use of the swimming pool and enforces safety rules. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: An incumbent in this classification patrols the swimming pool and aquatics facility to ensure safe and enjoyable program activities; and completes required department paperwork. Work is closely supervised and reviewed through regularly scheduled conferences, reports and evaluations. Year Round: This is a part-time position, working throughout the year. Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of employment, a lifeguard must be available for all in-service training, annual training dates and annual fitness performance test. Seasonal: This is a seasonal part-time position, working during the school year (September to May) or the Summer (June to August). Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of seasonal employment, a Lifeguard must be available for all in-service training, and during the entire seasoned worked. Incumbents will be required to attend : 1. Orientation/training - Typically held Monday - Friday, from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m., scheduled after hire date. Times and dates subject to change. 2. Pre-Summer Orientation/Training: June 6 - June 10, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and on June 11, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (times may vary). Attendance is required on all dates. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Fitness test and interviews will be held on an as needed basis by appointment at the Downtown Aquatic Center. To be considered for possible employment, the following must be completed: Submit an online application . Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the qualifications will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process, Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews.Attend " In-Water Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews " on date you are scheduled. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted by the City and invited to participate in this process. Applicants will be notified by email if they meet the qualifications to attend the testing/selection process; at that time they will also be asked to sign a Registration/Waiver of Liability form. Applicants age 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. TESTING CRITERIA: In-Water Physical Fitness Test : Tread water for 120 seconds using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands above water; 25 yard dive and approach swim (head up) in 18 seconds or less; Complete a timed event within 90 seconds: Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound swim brick. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. 200 yard swim in 3 minutes and 30 seconds or less Applicants who complete the In-Water Physical Fitness Test will be invited to participate in the selection interviews. Interviews will begin after all the fitness testing is complete. Required Certifications: Applicants must provide proof of valid original certifications prior to the first day of employment. Minimum certification requirements are as follows: Lifeguarding with the inclusion of first aid and CPR/AED from the American Red Cross (ARC) or an equivalent certifying body, and the ability to obtain ARC Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid for Public Safety Personnel within one year of hire date. Desirable Certifications: The following certifications are not required, but are considered highly desirable: ARC Lifeguard Instructor ARC Lifeguard Instructor Trainer ARC Water Safety Instructor Trainer Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline to be considered for upcoming testing and selection date. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process . Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Patrols the swimming pool and aquatics facility including keeping a lookout for accidents in the water and pool area; warns patrons about dangerous practices with pool usage, follows and enforces pool regulations and codes in an effort to prevent patron activities. Recognizes, enters water, and performs aquatic emergency rescues in the pool area; and administers artificial respiration, CPR/AED and first aid as needed. Prepares facilities for regular operation of lap swim, lessons, and other daily operations. Removes and replaces pool covers and lane lines. Assists with routine pool cleaning and maintenance work on or around the swimming pool. Assists in the monitoring of pool chemicals. Assists with desk reception, telephone support and related customer service activities. Accepts registration, collects fees, processes receipts, and accounts for money; acts as cashier as needed. Performs other duties as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: Education, Training and/or Experience: Training, education, and/or experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities as listed below. Previous paid or volunteer experience as a pool or beach lifeguard is desirable. Experience working with children and youth is desirable. Must be at least 16 years of age or older. A work permit may be required for current high school students. License and/or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver License may be required for certain positions. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. A current (less than two years) tuberculosis clearance certificate by date of hire. Candidate must submit proof of valid American Red Cross (or other state recognized) certificates in the following: Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for Lifeguards, and First-Aid; or must show proof of enrollment in courses to obtain required certifications. Applicants must possess all required certifications by hire date. First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) and Bloodborne Pathogens certifications must be obtained within one year of hire. All certifications must be maintained throughout employment in order to remain in the position. Failure to maintain certifications may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Requisite Knowledge and Skill Levels: Knowledge of effective lifesaving techniques; and basic and advanced swimming strokes. Knowledge of effective customer service techniques. General knowledge of municipal recreation, water safety, and aquatic practices and principles. Skilled in lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED techniques. Skilled in reading, writing, and communicating in English at an appropriate level. Requisite Abilities: Ability to act quickly, calmly, and appropriately in emergency situations; ability to perform lifesaving and rescue techniques, including administering CPR/AED and First Aid. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other City employees and the public. Ability to swim with proficiency and endurance. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to perform basic mathematic computations. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Supplemental Information Physical Tasks and Environmental Conditions: Must be able to pass a fitness performance test annually for continued employment. Candidates must be able to lift heavy weights (e.g., a child) and must be able to work for extended periods in the outdoors, exposed to the sun, water and varying temperatures. Exposure to various swimming pool water chemicals, such as chlorine. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit. Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description SALARY: U p to $122,256 annually (salary range: $91,236 - $122,256) *Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs a variety of Information Technology (I.T.) technical support functions related to systems maintenance, data center operations, the maintenance of local area networks (LANs) and telecommunications systems, the administration of personal computer workstations, and security administration; and performs related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This position receives direction from the Computer Operations and Networking Supervisor. Depending upon the type of assignment, the employee can work independently or in support of I.T. staff and end users to maintain computer hardware, work stations, operating systems and provide support to the City’s network infrastructure. May be required to work other than regularly scheduled work hours as operational needs arise. This position is part of a rotating after hours standby schedule that supports public safety operations. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants must complete an online City application and supplemental questionnaire. This recruitment may close at any time without notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to, the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Provide hardware and software support, installation and implementation within a Windows Client/Server environment. Some tasks include add/remove/modify users, create exchange server mailboxes, reset passwords, and set user and folder-based permissions. Provide hardware software support for Windows users. This will include complex troubleshooting of both software and hardware. Provide Hardware and software support for LAN/WAN equipment. This will include troubleshooting complex issues, working with vendors, implementing and supporting equipment. Monitor system activity and performance of LAN, Windows, servers and networking systems. Administer latest Exchange server. This will include changing settings, adding and deleting users, backup and restoring mail, and general maintenance. Provide support and administer a vmWare 6.0 or later environment, including creating and managing guest VM’s. Using Veeam, schedule and administer daily back-ups of Windows servers and network environment. Assist Computer Operations and Networking Supervisor and staff in completing special projects such as: upgrading vmWare environment, upgrading Windows server OS, upgrading or implementing Exchange environment and investigating complex system issues. Assist users with installations and upgrades, investigating, trouble-shooting and answering related technical questions. Act as a liaison with City staff, external customers, and vendors. Perform related duties as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Two years of college coursework or specialized training in a directly related field. Required education may be substituted with related professional experience on a year for year basis. Four years progressively responsible experience in computer systems administration, LAN and client/server systems, and the maintenance of PC hardware, including experience with Windows based operating systems and products. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License by date of appointment. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Possession of, or ability to obtain certification as a full access CLETS user. Certification in the use of Microsoft products, Exchange Server, vmWare and LAN/WAN administration practices is desirable. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of Windows environments, spreadsheet and word processing software applications programs such as Microsoft Office and exchange/outlook. Knowledge of Exchange functionality as it interacts with the Windows environment. Knowledge of SAN solutions and how they interact with vmWare. Knowledge of networking principles. Knowledge of systems administration and security practices. Knowledge of PC hardware. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to clear and maintain Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) security clearance and requirements Ability to carry a City issued cell phone and be on standby on a rotation basis which requires a response within 1-hour of emergency request Ability to perform daily tasks as it relates to a Windows Client/Server environment. Ability to backup hardware and software and be capable of disaster recovery, monitoring and correcting issues with missed backup. Ability to work in public safety environment with CAD/RMS systems and learn the operational characteristics, services, and activities of other law enforcement programs as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Ability to research, collect, compile, and analyze information and data. Ability to organize and complete work independently and in accordance with established deadlines. Ability to analyze and solve systems administration and PC operating and hardware problems. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with management, supervisors, co-workers, and other department representatives. Ability to be available after hours on standby on a rotational basis as required. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective July 7, 2019: $1,400 monthly Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Part Time
Description This job posting was last updated on March 25, 2022 SALARY: $20.60 - $25.04 per hour *Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied There are currently 2 (two) part-time vacancies in the following assignments: Aquatics (1 part-time vacancy) Facilities and Events (1 part-time vacancy) JOB SUMMARY: Under general direction of the Recreation Coordinator, Assistant Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Supervisor, this position assists the Recreation Coordinator in the day-to-day operations of a community center or other recreation facility/program; plans, promotes, coordinates, implements and evaluates specialized recreation programs (aquatics, adult and youth fitness, early childhood education, senior center and other specialized recreation programs) and performs related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is the first level in the Recreation classification series. An incumbent in this classification may have a specialized certification or work experience in the primary program area to which they are assigned. They are responsible for supervising part-time staff and volunteers in various program areas such as aquatics, adult/youth fitness, early childhood education, senior center, special events, etc. Work is reviewed while in progress and by results achieved through regular conferences, reports and evaluations. This position differentiates itself from the Recreation Leader IV position due to the level of responsibility and difficulty as well as a specialized license or certificate or level of knowledge and expertise in the assigned area. This position differentiates itself from the Recreation Coordinator position in that the latter has responsibility for management of a community center, and more complex or multiple program(s). APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants must complete an online City application and supplemental questionnaire. Applications are currently being accepted on a continuous basis until all vacancies are filled. This recruitment may close at any time without notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The next application review date is April 11, 2022. Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not indicate "see attached resume" as they will not be reviewed in the application process . Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to, the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Plans, coordinates, promotes and implements free and fee based programs in a specialized area of recreation, community and citywide special event programs. Promotes programs and events through the preparation of printed materials (e.g. informational brochures and news releases) and advertisements; and performs other outreach activities to effectively solicit program and event participants. Assists in establishing clear goals and objectives for respective program area, with measurable outcomes. Develops, recommends and monitors program budget revenues and expenditures. Selects, trains, supervises and evaluates performance of part-time staff, volunteers and contract personnel. Prepares staff schedules and conducts monthly staff trainings. Develops and maintains accurate resource files, operates general office equipment, including a personal computer. Collects and accounts for money; acts as cashier as needed. Provides information and assistance to the general public regarding assigned programs and activities and ensures registration deadlines are met in a timely manner. Prepares and maintains files and databases; prepares and presents comprehensive written and oral activity reports regarding assigned programs, activities, and events. Establishes positive relationships with community organizations, City partners, the Newport Mesa Unified School District and secures sponsors as necessary. Monitors and patrols a community center facility and ensures adherence to safety practices/protocols. Reviews and submits all incident/accident reports as well as make recommendations for preventative measures. Reviews daily logbooks and staff sign-in/out sheets for completion and accuracy. Develops a parent packet for each program, implements program registration, and monitors daily occurrences. Makes routine inventory checks and prepares purchase requisitions. May oversee receptionist desk and assist with customer service responses. May supervise a community center in the absence of the Recreation Coordinator or Assistant Recreation Supervisor. Performs other duties as required. When assigned to Aquatics: Implements and supervises aquatic class registration process. May perform functions as a Lifeguard, Instructor Guard, and Senior Lifeguard classifications when necessary. When assigned to Youth Programming: Coordinates, schedules, and supervises year-round programs for youth ranging from early childhood (3-5 years old), elementary (5-12 years old), and teens (12-17 years old) that provides academic enrichment, recreation play, athletics, events, and socialization. Plans and executes permits with Newport-Mesa Unified School District and collaborates with outside vendors for excursions and guest speakers. When assigned to the Senior Center: Organizes, develops and supervises specialized programs and events to enrich the lives of seniors such as classes, presentations, seminars, events, senior excursions, volunteer program, transportation program, and food distribution When assigned to Facilities and Events: Oversees and administers rental contracts for City facilities. Plans monthly special events at Lions Park. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Must be 18 years of age. Education equivalent to an Associate of Arts degree in recreation, physical education, public or business administration or a related field. One year experience in planning, promoting, coordinating and facilitating of Recreation or Senior programs and special events or social services including some supervisory experience in a recreational setting. Experience with specific program area of recruitment/assignment is highly desirable. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of or the ability to obtain a valid Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, valid CPR and first aid certificates. May require the ability to obtain a Commercial Class C Driver License with a passenger endorsement. When assigned to Aquatics: Possession of the following certificates are required: 1. Water Safety Instructor 2. American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED The ability to obtain the following certificates within 12 months of appointment: 1. First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) 2. American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor The ability to obtain the following certificates within 18 months of appointment: Water Safety Instructor Trainer REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of modern theories, principals and practices of community services and recreation programming. Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as they pertain to assigned program. When assigned to Aquatics: Knowledge of overall pool operations including chemicals and equipment. Knowledge of American Red Cross curriculum policies and procedures. When assigned to Youth Programing: Knowledge of youth program operations and working with children. When assigned to the Senior Center: Knowledge of trends in the senior community and specialized programs. When assigned to Facilities and Events: Knowledge of facility management and allocation and special event planning. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to plan, coordinate and lead a specialized program area of recreation with thorough knowledge of specific, identified programs. Ability to provide direction to part-time and seasonal staff in program implementation. Ability to recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate employees and volunteers. Ability to evaluate situations, identify problems, and exercise sound judgement when determining solutions within established guidelines. Ability to maintain effective work relationships with employees, public officials, program participants, contract instructors, volunteers and the general public. Ability to keep accurate financial and equipment inventory on specific recreation programs. Ability to prepare clear, concise, and accurate reports, correspondence, and other written materials. Ability to effectively communicate with employees, public officials, program participants and parents, contract instructors, volunteers, and the general public. Ability to work weekend and evening hours. When assigned to Aquatics: Ability to swim with proficiency and endurance. Ability to perform lifesaving and rescue techniques, including administering CPR/AED and First Aid. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New Full-Time employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Full-Time employeesreceive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective July 7, 2019: $1,400 monthly Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly New Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit.Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.50% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description This job posting was last updated on March 31, 2022. The City of Costa Mesa invites applications for the following current vacancies: Senior Management Analyst 1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - General Administration - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Full-time Vacancy - Public Services Department 1 Full-time Vacancy - Finance Department (Confidential Designation) - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - Chief of Staff to the Mayor and City Council - This vacancy has been filled. Management Analyst/Management Aide (may be filled at either the Analyst or Aide level) 1 Full-time Vacancy - Information Technology Department 1 Full-time Vacancy - Development Services Department - * CDBG GRANT FUNDED/LIMITED TERM POSITION 1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - General Administration/Special Events Coordination - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - City Clerks's Division - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Part-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - City Council Aide - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Full-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - City Council Aide - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Full-time Vacancy - Parks and Community Services Department - This vacancy has been filled. 1 Part-time Vacancy - Office of the City Manager (Confidential Designation) - General Administration - This vacancy is no longer available. * A CDBG Management Analyst is is a limited-term position dependent upon Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. Limited-term employees are hired for a specific purpose or need related to a defined project, program or activity with a specific duration or articulated funding. Employees who transfer, or are promoted, into full-time limited-term positions shall be considered at-will for a period of one year, which shall be considered as a probationary period, and shall not have any right of retrenchment in case of layoff or failure to pass the one year probation. The limited-term/probationary status may be extended up to one year. At the end of this period, an employee may be converted to a grant funded employee. However, in the event that the CDBG funding is no longer available, the position may be eliminated. Grant funded employees may be laid off out of seniority. Salary Ranges: Senior Management Analyst (Confidential) Current: $6,570 - $8,804 per month ($37.90 - $50.79 per hour) Senior Management Analyst Current: $6,472 - $8,674 per month ($37.34 - $50.04 per hour) Management Analyst (Confidential) Current: $6,257 - $8,385 per month ($36.10 - $48.38 per hour) Management Analyst Current: $6,164 - $8,261 per month ($35.56 - $47.66) Management Aide (Confidential) Current: $5,440 - $7,291 per month ($31.38 - $42.06 per hour) Management Aide Current: $5,361 - $7,184 per month ($30.93 - $41.45 per hour) * Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied Confidential Designation: An employee in this classification may have access to decisions or the decision-making process of the City concerning matters related to employer-employee relations and may have access to or may prepare confidential materials and/or information and/or recommendations on behalf of the City in matters relating to employer-employee relations. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: Senior Management Analyst (Confidential) Under general supervision, provides advanced professional, technical, administrative, and analytical assistance in conducting a variety of comprehensive analyses and coordinating municipal policies, procedures and services in the City Manager/City Council and Finance departments. Senior Management Analyst Under general supervision, provides advanced professional, technical, administrative, and analytical assistance in conducting a variety of comprehensive analyses and coordinating municipal policies, procedures and services in the City Manager/City Council and Finance departments. Management Analyst/Management Aide (Confidential) Under general supervision, provides professional, technical, administrative, and analytical assistance in conducting a variety of comprehensive analyses and coordinating municipal policies, procedures and services in the City Manager/City Council and Finance departments. Management Analyst/Management Aide Under general supervision, provides professional, technical, administrative, and analytical assistance in conducting a variety of comprehensive analyses and coordinating municipal policies, procedures and services in various City departments. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. This recruitment will remain open until current positions are filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The next application review date is April 14, 2022. Candidates are required to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application , do not include "see attached resume" in your responses, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. A detailed resume isalso required, this can be uploaded into the " Attachments " section of the online application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Based upon the information presented, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application materials review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions For a list of essential functions for each position, please click on the links below: Senior Management Analyst (Confidential) Senior Management Analyst Management Analyst/Management Aide (Confidential) Management Analyst/Management Aide Qualification Guidelines Senior Management Analyst (Confidential) Responsible professional experience equivalent to five years of full-time experience in a public agency performing analytical work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a closely-related field. A Master's, Master of Business Administration or Juris Doctorate degree or current enrollment in any of these programs may substitute for two years of experience. Senior Management Analyst Responsible professional experience equivalent to five years of full-time experience in a public agency performing analytical work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a closely-related field. A pertinent graduate degree is desirable. Management Analyst/Management Analyst (Confidential) Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a closely-related field. Responsible professional experience equivalent to two years of full-time experience in a public agency performing administrative work. A pertinent graduate degree can substitute for one year of the required experience. Management Aide/Management Aide (Confidential): Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a closely-related field; or current enrollment in a four-year college or university as a junior or senior with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a closely-related field. Previous administrative work experience in a public agency is desirable. * All positions require a Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Please contact human resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective July 7, 2019: $1,400 monthly Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description This job posting was last updated on March 24, 2022. The City of Costa Mesa invites applications for the following two (2) current vacancies: (1) full-time vacancy assigned to the Parks section of the Maintenance Services Division in the Public Services Department - This vacancy has been filled. (1) full-time vacancy assigned to the Building Maintenance section of the Maintenance Services Division in the Public Services Department SALARY RANGE : $36.12 - $48.41 per hour (Annual Salary Range: $75,132 - $100,292) * Effective July 2022: 2% increase for all classifications Under direction, to perform skilled and supervisory work in the: maintenance and repair of City owned vehicles and equipment, minor construction of municipal landscaped areas such as parks, parkways, traffic signs & roadway markings, streets and storm drains, buildings and related facilities; and to perform other work as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: An incumbent in this class is responsible for effectively planning, organizing, supervising and participating in the work of subordinate staff members engaged in the maintenance operations of assigned areas or projects. Work also involves responsibility for the correct and safe operation of a variety of tools and City owned equipment. Assignments are performed with considerable independent judgment and action within established policies, procedures and techniques. Work is subject to general supervision and is reviewed while in progress and/or upon completion 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 Monday, November 15, 2021 . Candidates are required to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application , do not include "see attached resume" in your responses, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. A detailed resume isalso required, this can be uploaded into the " Attachments " section of the online application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Based upon the information presented, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application materials review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Maintenance Supervisors work in divisions of the Public Services Department. Depending upon the work unit to which incumbents are assigned, typical tasks or projects, which they supervise, occasionally participate in, and are responsible for include, but are not limited to, the following: Inspects, tracks, and evaluates contractor performance in accordance with service contract agreement. Monitors expensess, maintains up to date records on costs, materials and labor estimates, and assists Superintendent with budget preparation. Prepares and maintains pertinent reports and records. Reviews documents and evaluates the work of subordinates, including appropriate participation in disciplinary actions. Plans and coordinates work schedules and work management program data. Performs other tasks related to the area of assignments as required. When assigned to the Fleet section: Progressive maintenance and repair of City owned equipment. Work performed consists of proactive repair and maintenance of gasoline, diesel, CNG, LPG, other alternate fueled powered equipment, and all related fuel infrastructure. When assigned to the Streets/Signs and Marking section: Street striping; painting traffic lines and legends; installing and maintaining traffic and street signs; laying out street markings in accordance with drawings or blueprints; and the design and manufacturing of traffic control or guide signs. Maintenance, repair and minor construction work of sidewalks, curbs, gutters and approaches; and laying and finishing concrete. Maintenance, repair and minor construction of streets and alleys including general patch work; and repairing damaged asphalt or concrete. Maintenance, repair and minor construction of catch basins, and manholes; updating catch basin maps, inspecting and maintaining storm drains and other drainage structures. When assigned to the Facilities section: Interpret building codes and apply them to the building permitting process and ADA requirements. Assist in the development and organization of preventative maintenance and safety inspection programs for all facilities. When assigned to the Parks and Landscape section: Maintenance, repair and care of landscaped areas such as parks, ball fields, playgrounds and other facilities. General maintenance of trees, shrubs, flowers and ground covers of city parkways. Applications of fertilizers, insecticides, fungicides and weed killers. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Three years of progressively responsible experience in maintenance, repair and minor construction work in the area of assignment. Previous supervisory experience is desirable. Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Supplementary advanced coursework related to the area of assignment is preferred. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Depending on assignments, some positions may require a Class A or B California Driver's License with standard transmission and tanker endorsement. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Requisite knowledge and abilities listed below may vary by assignment. Knowledge of materials, equipment and methods used in the correct and safe maintenance and repair of a diverse complement of cars, trucks and specialized equipment and minor construction work of the area of assignment. Skill in planning, coordinating and supervising journey level, semi-skilled and unskilled subordinates. Skill in interpreting and following technical instructions and specifications relating to assigned work. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Ability to read and understand construction drawings and specifications. Effectively plan and manage the overall work of the area of assignment for optimum results. Prepare and maintain reports and records. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, staff, vendors, contractors, and the general public. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Please contact human resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective July 7, 2019: $1,400 monthly Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Part Time
Description JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, the position assists in supervising and conducting the daily operation of the City aquatics program site including the assistance in the planning and monitoring of aquatic classes and programs; and assists in the training and supervising of pool employees. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: An incumbent in this classification assists in teaching of specific techniques to participants in the aquatics program; assists in required pre-testing programs to divide participants into classes, divisions, or ability groups; provides for safe and enjoyable program activities; completes required department paperwork; and sets up equipment. Work is closely supervised and reviewed through regularly scheduled conferences, reports, and evaluations. This is a part-time position, working throughout the year. Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of employment, a Senior Lifeguard must be available for all in-service training, annual training dates, and annual fitness performance test. Incumbents will be required to attend : 1. Orientation/training - Typically held Monday - Friday, from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m., scheduled after hire date. Times and dates subject to change. 2. Pre-Summer Orientation/Training: June 6 - June 10, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and on June 11, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (times may vary). Attendance is required on all dates. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Fitness test and interviews will be held 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 (Live Scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Assists in training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating aquatic staff and other Recreation employees. Assists in organizing and conducting monthly and annual in-service training for aquatic staff. Assists in overseeing, coordinating, and conducting aquatic programs and lessons. Assists in developing creative programs that incorporate various aquatics experiences and water safety. Makes recommendations regarding necessary equipment and supplies. Monitors and patrols the swimming pool and aquatics facility including keeping a lookout for accidents in the water and pool area; warns patrons and dangerous practices with pool usage; follows and enforces pool regulations and codes in an effort to prevent patron accidents. Recognizes, enters water, and performs aquatic emergency rescues in the pool area; and administers artificial respiration, CPR/AED, and First Aid as needed. Serves as a lifeguard or instructor guard, as required. Teaches swimming lessons according to prescribed and approved methods by the American Red Cross in addition to specialized aquatic classes such as Aqua Aerobics or Aqua Boot Camp. Maintains program records and prepares reports as required. Monitors and assists with desk reception, telephone support and, related customer service activities. Monitors and assists in accepting registrations, collects fees, processes receipts, and accounts for money; acts as cashier as needed. Monitors and assists in preparation of facilities for regular operation of lap swim, lessons, and other daily operations. Removes and replaces pool covers and lane lines. Assists with routine pool cleaning and maintenance work on or around swimming pool. Performs other duties as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: Education, Training and/or Experience: Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Two years of paid or volunteer experience as a pool or beach guard. Experience working with children and youth is desirable. License and/or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver License may be required for certain positions. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. A current (less than two years) tuberculosis clearance certificate by date of hire. Candidate must submit proof a valid American Red Cross (or state recognized) certificates in the following: Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for Lifeguards, First Aid, and Water and Safety Instructor; or must show proof of enrollment in courses to obtain required certifications. Applicants must possess all required certifications by start date. First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) and Bloodborne Pathogens certificates must be obtained within one year of hire. All certifications must be maintained throughout employment in order to remain in the position. Failure to maintain certifications may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Additional American Red Cross certifications are desirable. Requisite Knowledge and Skill Levels: Knowledge of effective lifesaving techniques; and basic and advanced swimming strokes. Considerable knowledge of swimming pool operations and maintenance functions, basic principles of group management and child development. Knowledge and skills in effective customer service techniques. General knowledge of municipal recreation, water safety, and aquatic practices and principles. Skilled in lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED techniques. Skilled in reading, writing, and communicating in English at an appropriate level. Requisite Abilities: Ability to act quickly, calmly, and appropriately in emergency situations; ability to perform lifesaving and rescue techniques, including administering CPR/AED and First Aid. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other City employees and the public. Ability to lead, coordinate, and train aquatic staff; teach proper swimming techniques and water safety; and prepare reports. Ability to generate interest among program/class participants; evaluate and maintain participant progress and records. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to perform basic mathematic computations. Ability to swim the six basic strokes proficiently and with endurance; and effectively instruct and demonstrate desired skills and strokes for lesson participants. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Supplemental Information Physical Tasks and Environmental Conditions: Must be able to pass a fitness performance test annually for continued employment. Candidates must be able to lift heavy weights (e.g., a child) and must be able to work for extended periods in the outdoors, exposed to the sun, water, and varying temperatures. Exposure to various swimming pool water chemicals, such as chlorine. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit. Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Costa Mesa is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Interested individuals may apply as an experienced peace officer (current or previously employed) or as a recent Academy Graduate. Lateral Incentive Program - Applicants who are currently employed with another California law enforcement agency and have successfully passed that agency's probationary period will qualify for the City's Lateral Police Officer incentives which include: Reduced ten (10) month probationary period. Up to 80 hours of sick leave upon hire depending on current sick leave balance with current employer. Entry-level candidates who do not meet the requirements of this position should apply for the Police Recruit position located on the City's Employment Opportunities page: click here . For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department, click here . APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be received by July 18 to be considered for the Physical Agility Test scheduled tentatively for August 8 . Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City. STEP #1: SUBMIT APPLICATION Applications must be completed and submitted online. Candidates are required to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete (resumes are not accepted). Candidate notifications are sent via email. Please make sure your email address is correct and check your email periodically during the application process. Candidates who pass an initial application screening will be invited to continue in the selection process. Required Attachment(s): Candidates must attach a copy of their applicable California POST Certificate(s) to their application as indicated below. Academy Graduate candidates must attach the following: California POST Basic Police Academy certificate of graduation ( dated within the past 18 months of application date ). Experienced Police Officer candidates must attach the the following: Current California POST Basic certificate (or higher) or CA POST requalification Course certificate. Out-of-State applicants: California POST Basic Course Waiver. Do NOT attach any additional documents (i.e. resume) to the application other than what is listed above, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. STEP #2: PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST (PAT) Qualified applicants who submit the required certificates, as stated above, will be invited to the PAT when a test date is established . The PAT is typically scheduled several times per year. To view a video detailing the PAT components click here . STEP #3: ORAL INTERVIEW EVALUATIONS Candidates who successfully pass the PAT will be invited to the interview evaluation. ELIGIBILITY LIST Candidates must pass all three (3) of the steps listed above to be placed on the City's Eligibility List. The application screening and physical agility test are all qualifying steps (pass/fail). The oral interview evaluation is weighted 100% and determines a candidates' placement on the eligibility list. Eligibility lists are valid for one (1) year from the date they are established unless it is exhausted sooner or extended for an additional period of time. FINAL PHASES OF THE SELECTION PROCESS: Upon being placed on the eligibility list, appointment(s) will be made after successfully passing each of the following components: polygraph examination, a comprehensive background investigation, interview with the Chief of Police, and the post-offer pre-employment psychological evaluation and medical examination. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States. Please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955 with any questions. Leave a message with your question and a staff member will return your call within one business day. *Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of a scheduled test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. NOTE: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions Please click the following link to review the essential functions in the job description: Police Officer Qualification Guidelines If you do not meet the minimum qualifications, or if any of the automatic disqualifiers pertain to you, it is recommended that you do not submit an application for this position as you will be disqualified from the selection process. Academy Graduate Applicants Must have graduated from a California POST Basic Police Academy within the last 18 months from the date of application. Experienced Police Officer Applicants Must have successfully completed a training program and probationary period at another law enforcement agency as a Peace Officer or Deputy Sheriff, and Must possess a current California POST Basic certificate (or higher) or California POST Requalification Course certificate. Out-of-State experienced applicants must have a California POST Basic Course Waiver by date of application. Certificate must be attached to application in order to be considered. AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS : Please be advised of the Costa Mesa Police Department automatic disqualifiers : click here for a list of background disqualifiers. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Must be a high school graduate, pass the General Education Development test or other high school equivalency test approved by CDE, or have attained a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from an accredited or approved institution. College course work with an emphasis in police science, social sciences, or related field is desirable. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS PER P.O.S.T. REGULATIONS: Vision: 20/20 each eye corrected or uncorrected. Normal color vision. Hearing: Normal hearing acuity. Height/Weight: In proportion to age and frame. Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Age: 21 years of age or older at the time of appointment. SPECIAL NOTE: Smoking or use of any tobacco products at any time while on duty is prohibited. Tattoos shall not be visible while on duty. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: For detailed information on the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities, please click the following link to view the job description: Police Officer Supplemental Information Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the physical tasks and environmental factors for these classifications. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view the City's Benefit Summary, please click here . To view highlights regarding salary and benefits specific to Costa Mesa Police Officers, please click here . Police Recruits are part-time employees appointed by and serve at the will of the Chief of Police. Police Recruits contribute 7% or 7.5% of their salary on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@62 or 2%@60 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility. Upon successful completion of the Academy, Police Recruits transition to a full-time Police Officer and begin contributing as described below. Police Officers are full-time employees whocontribute 14% of their salaryon a pre-tax basis towards the 3%@50 or 2.7%@57 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility.A $2,119 monthly contribution is offered towards each employee's flexible benefit account. Lateral Police Officers may be eligible for up to 80 hours of sick leave credited to their Sick Leave Bank upon hire. Police Reserve Officers are part-time employeesappointed by and serve at the will of the Chief of Police. Police Reserve Officers participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending upon eligibility.Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute11.50% or 14% of their salaryon a pre-tax basis towards the 2.7%@57 or the3%@50 depending upon eligibility. Employees do not contribute to the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare and requires enrollment in an alternative retirement system. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Part Time
Description This recruitment is for entry-level candidates interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement. Work involves full-time attendance at a Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certified Basic police academy to prepare for the responsibilities of a police officer. After meeting all department, state-mandated and academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, the Recruit will be sworn in as a Police Officer (salary range of $6,995 - $9,375 monthly). For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department, click here . APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications and written exam scores must be received by July 18 to be considered for the Physical Agility Test scheduled tentatively for August 8 . Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City. STEP #1: SUBMIT APPLICATION Applications must be completed and submitted online. Candidates are required to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete (resumes are not accepted). Candidate notifications are sent via email. Please make sure your email address is correct and check your email periodically during the application process. Candidates who pass an initial application screening and submit a qualifying written exam score will be invited to continue in the selection process. Do NOT attach any additional documents (i.e. resume) to the application, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process (except for the PELLETB written exam score, if applicable). STEP #2: WRITTEN EXAMINATION Submit test results from one of the two test options below. Scores that are dated within one (1) year of the application date and meet the minimum passing score will be accepted. National Testing Network (NTN) Frontline Law Enforcement Written Exam Passing scores: Video - 65% or higher; Reading - 70% or higher; and Writing - 70% or higher This exam is administered directly by the National Testing Network (NTN) and candidates pay a test fee for the service. There are multiple test sites in Southern California, as well as throughout the Country. To schedule a test, visit the National Testing Network website by clicking here . Select the Costa Mesa Police Department and the specific position you are applying to. NTN will submit the scores to Costa Mesa Human Resources for review. Do NOT submit a test score if you do not meet the job qualifications. - OR - P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) Passing score: Total T-Score - 45 or higher Costa Mesa Police Department does not have any future test dates; however, if you have taken the PELLETB test with another agency within the last year, you may submit a copy of your test results to be meet the written exam requirement. Results must be on the testing agency's letterhead. PELLETB score must be attached to online application. STEP #3: PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST (PAT) Qualified applicants who complete steps 1 & 2 will be invited to the PAT when a test date is established. The PAT is typically scheduled several times per year. To view a video detailing the PAT components click here . STEP #4: ORAL INTERVIEW EVALUATIONS Candidates who successfully pass the PAT will be invited to the interview evaluation. ELIGIBILITY LIST Candidates must pass all four (4) of the steps listed above to be placed on the City's Eligibility List. The application screening, written examination, and physical agility test are all qualifying steps (pass/fail). The oral interview evaluation is weighted 100% and determines a candidates' placement on the eligibility list. Eligibility lists are valid for one (1) year from the date they are established unless it is exhausted sooner or extended for an additional period of time. FINAL PHASES OF THE SELECTION PROCESS: Upon being placed on the eligibility list, appointment(s) will be made after successfully passing each of the following components: polygraph examination, a comprehensive background investigation, interview with the Chief of Police, and the post-offer pre-employment psychological evaluation and medical examination. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States. Please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955 with any questions. Leave a message with your question and a staff member will return your call within one business day. *Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of a scheduled test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. NOTE: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions Please click the following link to review the essential functions in the job description: Police Recruit Qualification Guidelines If you do not meet the minimum qualifications, or if any of the automatic disqualifiers pertain to you, it is recommended that you do not submit an application and written exam score for this position as you will be automatically disqualified from the selection process. AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS : Please be advised of the Costa Mesa Police Department automatic disqualifiers : click here for a list of background disqualifiers. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Must be a high school graduate, pass the General Education Development test or other high school equivalency test approved by CDE, or have attained a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from an accredited or approved institution. College course work with an emphasis in police science, social sciences, or a related field is desirable. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS PER P.O.S.T. REGULATIONS: Vision: 20/20 each eye corrected or uncorrected. Normal color vision. Hearing: Normal hearing acuity. Height/Weight: In proportion to age and frame. Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Age: 21 years of age, or older, at the time of graduation from the academy. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Please click the following link to review detailed information on the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities in the job description: Police Recruit SPECIAL NOTE: Smoking or use of any tobacco products at any time while on duty is prohibited. Tattoos shall not be visible while on duty. Supplemental Information Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the physical tasks and environmental factors for these classifications. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit. Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Part Time
Description This recruitment is specifically for part-time Reserve Police Officer (Level I) candidates. This is not for entry-level Police Recruit, Academy Graduate Officers, or Lateral Police Officer. To apply for any of those positions, click here to visit the Employment Opportunities page. For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department , click here . APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications and written exam scores must be received by July 18 to be considered for the Physical Agility Test scheduled tentatively for August 8 . Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City. STEP #1: SUBMIT APPLICATION Applications must be completed and submitted online. Candidates are required to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete (resumes are not accepted). Candidate notifications are sent via email. Please make sure your email address is correct and check your email periodically during the application process. Candidates who pass an initial application screening and submit a qualifying written exam score will be invited to continue selection process. Required Attachment: Candidates must attach a copy of their California POST Reserve Academy Certificate (as a Level I Reserve) or a current CA POST Basic Police Academy Certificate (non-expired). Do NOT attach any additional documents (i.e. resume) to the application, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. STEP #2: WRITTEN EXAMINATION Submit test result from one of the two test options below. Scores that are dated within one (1) year of the application date and meet the minimum passing score will be accepted. National Testing Network (NTN) Frontline Law Enforcement Written Exam Passing scores: Video - 65% or higher; Reading - 70% or higher; and Writing - 70% or higher This exam is administered directly by the National Testing Network (NTN) and candidates pay a test fee for the service. There are multiple test sites in Southern California, as well as throughout the Country. To schedule a test, visit the National Testing Network website by clicking here . Select the Costa Mesa Police Department and the specific position you are applying to. NTN will submit the scores to Costa Mesa Human Resources for review. Do NOT submit a test score if you do not meet the job qualifications. - OR - P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) Passing score: Total T-Score - 45 or higher Costa Mesa Police Department does not have any future test dates; however, if you have taken the PELLETB test with another agency within the last year, you may submit a copy of your test results to be meet the written exam requirement. Results must be on the testing agency's letterhead. PELLETB score must be attached to online application to be considered. STEP #3: PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST (PAT) Qualified applicants who submit a passing written exam score, as stated above, will be invited to the PAT when a test date is established. The PAT is typically scheduled several times per year. To view a video detailing the PAT components, click here . STEP #4: ORAL INTERVIEW EVALUATIONS Candidates who successfully pass the PAT will be invited to the interview evaluation. ELIGIBILITY LIST Candidates must pass all four (4) of the steps listed above to be placed on the City's Eligibility List. The application screening, written examination, and physical agility test are all qualifying steps (pass/fail). The oral interview evaluation is weighted 100% and determines a candidates' placement on the eligibility list. Eligibility lists are valid for one (1) year from the date they are established unless it is exhausted sooner or extended for an additional period of time. FINAL PHASES OF THE SELECTION PROCESS: Upon being placed on the eligibility list, appointment(s) will be made after successfully passing each of the following components: polygraph examination, a comprehensive background investigation, interview with the Chief of Police, and the post-offer pre-employment psychological evaluation and medical examination. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States. Please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955 with any questions. Leave a message with your question and a staff member will return your call within one business day. *Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of a scheduled test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. NOTE: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions Please click the following link to review the essential functions in the job description: Reserve Police Officer Qualification Guidelines If you do not meet the minimum qualifications, or if any of the automatic disqualifiers pertain to you, it is recommended that you do not submit an application for this position as you will be automatically disqualified from the selection process. AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS : Please be advised of the Costa Mesa Police Department automatic disqualifiers : click here for a list of background disqualifiers. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Must be a high school graduate, pass the General Education Development test or other high school equivalency test approved by CDE, or have attained a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from an accredited or approved institution. Must have completed a CA POST Reserve Academy as a Level I Reserve or a CA POST Basic Police Academy and possess a current (non-expired) Certificate. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS PER P.O.S.T. REGULATIONS: Vision: 20/20 each eye corrected or uncorrected. Normal color vision. Hearing: Normal hearing acuity. Height/Weight: In proportion to age and frame. Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Age: 21 years of age, or older, at time of appointment. SPECIAL NOTES: Smoking or use of any tobacco products at any time while on duty is prohibited. Tattoos shall not be visible while on duty. Police Reserve Officers will be required to work a minimum of 20 hours per month. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: For detailed information on the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities, please click the following link to view the job description: Police Reserve Officer Supplemental Information Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the physical tasks and environmental factors for these classifications. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit. Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility. Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time. The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description Effective July 2022: 2% salary increase JOB SUMMARY: Communications Officers are first responders who serve as the primary link between the public, police, and fire by receiving 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls. 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. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City. This recruitment may close at anytime, therefore prompt application is encouraged. STEP #1: Written Examination Take the written exam with National Testing Network (NTN). Interested candidates who meet the position qualifications must have completed the ECOMM (Emergency Communications) written exam within the last 12 months (based on application date). The 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 NTN website at www.nationaltestingnetwork.com . Go to "Exams", "Emergency Communications-ECOMM", and sign up for the "Costa Mesa Police Department". 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. Passing scores for the Costa Mesa Police Department are as follows for the three sections: Call Taker - 53 or higher Recording (Notes) - 64 or higher Dispatch - 43 or higher * Applicants are also required to complete the Simulations. LATERAL applicants: Candidates who are currently employed as a full-time police dispatcher with a California POST agency (at least one year of experience) and possess a POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate will be waived from the written exam requirement. Lateral applicants proceed to Step #2. STEP #2: Typing Certificate Provide a typing certificate that meets the following criteria: Must be issued from a recognized employment or public agency. Online/Internet issued certificates will NOT be accepted. Certificates must be on the agency's letterhead or formal certificate and include the agency's name and phone number. Must be issued within the last 12 months (based on application date). Certificates must indicate a NET (corrected) typing speed of 40 WPM or better . Failure to provide a typing certificate at time of application that meets the above requirements may result in disqualification. Typing certificates must be attached to application (application requirement in step #3) Certificates from any agency meeting the above criteria will be accepted. The following agencies may also be used; the City of Costa Mesa neither endorses nor opposes any of these agencies. You should call to make an appointment and ensure they are operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Orange County One-Stop Center Focus Employment Inc. 7077 Orangewood Avenue, #200 2400 E. Katella Avenue, Suite 800 Garden Grove, CA 92841 Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 241-4900 (714) 848-6129 STEP #3: Submit Application Applications must be completed and submitted online. Candidates are required to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete (resumes are not accepted). Candidate notifications are sent via email. Please make sure your email address is correct and check your email periodically during the application process. 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 take the written exam or submit an application for this position as you will be disqualified from the selection process. Required Attachment(s): All applicants - Typing Certificate meeting the requirements stated in Step #2. Applicants who have completed the POST Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course must attach a copy of their Certificate of Completion to their application. LATERAL applicants who are Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certified must attach a copy of their Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate. ( Note: this Certificate differs from 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. ) Lateral applicants may be eligible to have the written exam waived. Do NOT attach any other documents other than what is listed above (i.e., resume, diplomas, IDs, etc.), as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. STEP #4: Oral Interview Evaluations Based upon the information presented in the application, a limited number of applicants who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. Candidates must complete the written exam and typing certificate requirements in order for their applications to be reviewed. 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. Eligibility List Candidates must pass all four (4) steps listed above to be placed on the City's Eligibility List. The written exam, typing certificate, and application review are all qualifying steps (pass/fail). The oral interview evaluation is weighted 100% and determines a candidate's 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 (includes Live scan fingerprint check), interview with the Chief of Police, and the post-offer pre-employment psychological evaluation and medical examination (may include drug screen). 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. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions Please click here to review the essential functions of the position on the job description link prior to applying for the position. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION: High school graduation or the equivalent. TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Entry Level: An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the class specification. Completion of the POST Public Safety Dispatcher’s Basic Course within 12 months of appointment. Lateral Dispatchers: Candidates who are currently employed as a full-time police dispatcher with a California POST agency (with at least one year of experience) and possess a POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate. Applicants who are Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certified must submit a copy of their Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate. ( Note: this Certificate differs from 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. ) Lateral applicants may be eligible to have the written exam waived. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver’s License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Possession of, or eligible to apply for, the POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate within 18 months of appointment. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, the Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) certificate, including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification within 18 months of appointment. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: Please click here to review detailed information on the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective July 7, 2019: $1,400 monthly Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Costa Mesa is recruiting for a highly experienced professional to serve as the Assistant City Manager. The Assistant City Manager is one of two and is an at-will executive leadership position serving under the general direction of the City Manager. The City of Costa Mesa seeks an Assistant City Manager who will promote and embrace a collaborative and inclusive approach to resolving issues; and builds a spirit of teamwork and common purpose while advancing organizational goals and objectives. The successful candidate will inspire and demonstrate a culture of consistent high performance and accountability. The ideal candidate will have the highest level of integrity, business, community, and political acumen, a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a strong work ethic. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration or a related field and a minimum of ten (10) years of extensive management experience, including familiarity with a wide range of municipal services experience in areas and functions which have provided the requisite operational program and organizational process knowledge base; expertise in economic development, employment and labor relations is desirable; a Master’s degree in Business or Public Administration or a related field is preferred; ICMA Credentialed Manager designation is desirable; an equivalent combination of training, certification, and experience may be considered. The salary range for the Assistant City Manager position is $158,988 - $213,048 annually; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience. The City also offers an attractive benefits package. The filing deadline is May 20, 2022. Interested candidates must apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com Please click on the below link for more information regarding this position and to view the recruitment brochure: Assistant City Manager Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Valerie Phillips with Bob Murray & Associates at (916) 784-9080. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Closing Date/Time: 5/20/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Costa Mesa is recruiting for a highly experienced professional to serve as the Assistant Finance Director. Reporting to the Finance Director, the Assistant Finance Director will serve as a key member of the city’s management team and is responsible for assisting in the direction, planning, and evaluation of the Finance Department and for directing all phases of the City’s accounting and treasury functions. Additionally, the Assistant Finance Director will be responsible for evaluating accounting systems, fiscal reporting, and recordkeeping systems to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines; participating in the selection, training, and evaluation of department personnel and serving as the Acting Finance Director when so designated. The Assistant Finance Director leads a 13-person team with a fiscal year 2021-2022 departmental operating budget of $4.75 million. As a key position in support of managing and maintaining services and representing the City, the Assistant Finance Director must possess a high level of skills in leadership, communication, management, and technical knowledge. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of responsible professional level government financial management, accounting, budgeting, purchasing, or auditing experience, including at least 2 years at the accounting supervisory level. Professional accounting experience in a municipal setting is preferred. Previous lead and/or supervisory experience is required. A Master’s degree and/or registration as a CPA is highly desirable. The annual salary for the Assistant Finance Director is up to $184,548 DOQ. The City offers an attractive benefits package, including CalPERS retirement. 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 . A final slate of highly qualified candidates will be presented to the City by April 18, 2022 . Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. Please click on the below link for more information regarding this position and to view the recruitment brochure: Assistant Finance Director 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 . A final slate of highly qualified candidates will be presented to the City by April 18, 2022 . Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here Closing Date/Time:
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description Current: $111,228.00 - $149,040.00 ( $ 53.48 - $71.65 Hourly ) DOQ Effective July 2022: 2% Salary increase There are currently two (2) full-time vacancies. Under general direction, to plan, organize, oversee, direct, administer, supervise, and coordinate the work of a planning section staffed by professional, technical and clerical subordinates; to present and justify staff recommendations to management, committees, commissions, City Council, and community groups; to coordinate planning activities with other sections, divisions and departments; and to do other work as required. CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPT. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: Work assigned to this position involves the application of specialized knowledge in supervising planning projects and studies for a work section. This position may be assigned to the current planning, long range planning, or economic development work sections. An incumbent exercises considerable judgment and initiative in scheduling and assigning work, establishing work plans and priorities, and coordinating work with that of other sections, divisions or departments. Formal supervision is exercised over professional, technical and clerical staff. This class is distinguished from the class of Senior Planner by the weight of accountability for the number and complexity of functions performed and by formal supervisory responsibilities. Assignments are broad in scope and require the use of considerable independent judgment in making technical decisions and guiding work to completion. Work is reviewed through conferences and reports for results achieved, completeness, professional competence, timeliness, and adherence to Department priorities, direction, and pertinent policies, procedures and regulations. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. Update as of April 14, 2022 - The first application review has been extended to Friday, April 29th Applications must be completed and submitted online by the specified deadline. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Do not include "see attached resume" in your responses, as they will not be reviewed in the application process. A detailed resume is also required; this can be uploaded into the "Attachments" section of the online application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Based upon current and/or future assignments, an employee may be subject to pre-employment, random, reasonable and post-accident drug and alcohol testing pursuant to the Department of Transportation Regulations. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Assumes supervisorial responsibility for major Development Services Department functions and activities including General Plan implementation, current planning, long range and environmental planning, zoning, and economic development; Participates in developing, planning and implementing Development Services Department goals and objectives; recommend and implement changes to departmental programs, policies, and procedures. Coordinates with and directs Planning staff regarding General Plan consistency, Zoning Code compliance, complex development projects, and delegation, oversight, and successful completion of assignments. Meets with developers, engineers, property owners, contractors, Department staff and other agencies to discuss potential projects, pre-applications, feasibility analysis, submitted proposals, and development projects; Prepares, reviews and presents staff reports, technical studies, and special projects to the City Council, Planning Commission, and other boards committees, and commissions. Participates in the appointment of planning staff; plan, organize, assign, direct, oversee and supervise the work of planning staff including but not limited to public notices, technical analyses, staff reports, presentations, and other supporting documents; ensure accuracy, completeness and professional competence; provide professional guidance, coach, motivate, and evaluate performance; develop and implement staff training programs and plans; recommends and administers employee recognition and discipline. Assists in the development of the departmental budget; participate in the forecast of revenue, expenses and additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies. Assists in the preparation of the operational budget for assigned work section. Responds to sensitive and difficult public inquiries, complaints, and requests for information; meet with property owners, business owners, and the public to address development proposals and resolve issues. Assists management in planning activities of the division or department and in developing departmental policies, priorities, objectives and goals, and tracks and reports indicators and outcomes. Meets with and advises developers regarding development applications and processes; explains purposes, regulations and directives of accepted development practices; suggests improved design for developments. Analyzes and makes recommendations on planning applications submitted for discretionary review, including development permits, use permits, variances, subdivision maps, and master plans. Analyzes and prepares city planning studies and documents including but not limited to the comprehensive General Plan, ordinances, strategic plans, planning studies, specific plans, community plans, area plans, overlays and other similar planning documents. Directs the development of long-range fiscal and economic models and analyses. Plans, directs, coordinates, reviews and participates in data collection, analyses, plan formulation and implementation of a wide variety of planning, zoning and development programs. Analyzes workload needs and recommends staffing and other expenditures to accomplish assigned projects. Performs other related work as required. Serves as the City’s Zoning Administrator and/or staff liaison to the Planning Commission when assigned and may serve as staff liaison or support for an advisory committee or commission. Retains and administers contracts with a variety of consultants and contractors as assigned. Acts in the absence of a division manager or the Assistant Director. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in urban planning, public administration, architecture, economics, geography or a related field. A master's degree in a related field is preferred. Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in urban planning preferably encompassing both long range and current planning activities. Public agency experience including direct experience working independently and administering complex development projects, special studies, Subdivision Map Act, General Plan and Municipal Codes is also required. Experience with CEQA/NEPA compliance and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is preferred. Previous supervisory experience is also preferred. An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the desired knowledge, sills and abilities to successfully perform essential functions may also be considered. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is preferred. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of urban planning; laws and ordinances applicable to urban planning, community development, economic development, and zoning processes; and research methods and sources of information related to urban growth and development. Knowledge of the principles of supervision, work organization, and personnel management. Knowledge of economics, statistics and elementary demographics. Skill in exercising management and budgetary principles and practices. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to supervise and perform complex technical research on economic, engineering, transportation, zoning, redevelopment, environmental impact, urban design and sociological problems as part of the planning process. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and present technical information succinctly in an interesting manner. Ability to analyze and supervise the systematic compilation of technical and statistical data and to prepare complex reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with intra and interdepartmental staff, city officials, representatives of other government agencies, community leaders, and the general public. Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of professional, technical and clerical personnel. Ability to coordinate planning or development activities with other City sections, divisions, departments, land developers and other outside individuals. Ability to comprehend and apply laws, regulations and policies related to municipal planning or redevelopment. Ability to analyze a variety of administrative problems in the section and make sound policy and procedural decisions as to their solution. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective July 7, 2019: $1,400 monthly Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description SALARY: $5,367 - $7,193 per month *Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, to perform a variety of specialized technical duties involved in processing crime scenes including collecting, protecting, and preserving evidence for criminal prosecution; and to maintain records and prepare reports regarding 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 Thurs day, April 28, 2022 . Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address . Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate’s legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Identify, document, collect, protect, and preserve any material or substance as physical evidence at crime scenes and other locations using a variety of specialized equipment and techniques for the purpose of criminal prosecution. Process crime scene for latent fingerprints and conduct latent print comparisons and Cal-ID entries. Perform basic presumptive tests for blood, narcotics, and other types of physical evidence. Document crime scenes with photographs, video recordings, diagrams, and reports. Take various types of photographs of physical evidence, recovered property, and persons including injuries to the body. Collect buccal (DNA) swabs, finger and palm prints from victim(s), suspect(s) and other individuals when deemed necessary. Process major case suspect(s) which includes photography, buccal (DNA) swabs, finger/palm print collection and when necessary suspect rape kit collection. Prepare and maintain a variety of records, reports, and schedules including those regarding the detection, protection, collection, and preservation of physical evidence in a crime scene; testify in court as necessary regarding findings. Assist Crime Scene Investigation Supervisor in the processing of evidence and photography. Transport physical evidence, drugs, and biological evidence back and forth to the Orange County Crime Lab. Perform matron duties when applicable. Performs related duties as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: One year of experience in public safety support work. Experience in the collection and preservation of physical evidence, photography, latent prints, identifying items of evidential value, and preparing related written reports is preferred. Graduation from high school or its equivalent, supplemented with college-level course work in Police Science or a related field. Specialized training in field collection and preservation of physical evidence, photography, latent prints, or a related field is preferred. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Possession or the ability to obtain a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, before the date of appointment. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of the principles and procedures of photography and knowledge to make high quality photographic enlargements and court exhibits; Knowledge of the operating characteristics of technical equipment including cameras and surveillance camera equipment; Knowledge of photo processing machines, and computers; principles, practices, procedures, methods, and techniques used in evidence collection; Knowledge of the protection, preservation, photography, and identification of physical evidence; Knowledge of fingerprint pattern recognition, classification and the ACE-V process; Knowledge of principles, practices, procedures, and techniques of development and lifting latent fingerprints with black powder, other chemicals and photography; Knowledge of proper techniques to preserve evidence and handle bio-hazard materials of evidence; Knowledge of the procedures, methods, and techniques of rolling suspect and victim finger and palm prints; Knowledge of modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment; Knowledge of principles and procedures of record keeping; Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations; Knowledge of safe driving principles and practices; Skill in operating modern office equipment, including computer equipment; and a motor vehicle safely. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to use a variety of specialized equipment and techniques to collect and analyze physical evidence including performing rape kit examinations, gunshot residue collection , making impressions with silicone casting material , and making plaster casts of shoe and tire track impressions; Ability to interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs and functions; Ability to develop and lift latent fingerprints with black powder and other chemicals; Ability to perform responsible evidence collection work with accuracy, speed, and minimal supervision; Ability to investigate criminal misconduct and identify items of evidential value; Ability to collect, compile, and preserve evidence and information; Ability to interview victims, witnesses, and suspects to obtain information; Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information; Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and complete records; Ability to prepare clear and comprehensive reports; Ability to exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs; Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Ability to work various shifts/hours as assigned including early morning, day, evening, weekends, holidays, and overtime. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective July 7, 2019: $1,400 monthly Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description SALARY up to $103,776 annually (salary range: $77,424 - $103,776) *Effective July 2022: 2% Salary Increase will be applied. Under general supervision of the City Manager, this position performs highly responsible and complex administrative support work in providing clerical and routine administrative or technical services for the City Manager's office. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: Work involves performing difficult and highly complex administrative services, which includes relieving the City Manager of routine administrative details and certain public contact duties. Work requires the exercise of independent judgment, initiative and discretion based on a knowledge of administrative policies and procedures organizational management and the municipal organization in performing daily activities. Work also involves important contact with the City Council and officials of the City's operating departments and offices. Supervision and direction of work assignments is exercised over subordinate clerical personnel on behalf of the City Manager. The incumbent works with minimal or no supervision in the performance of the majority of office duties and administrative or technical tasks; however, special and unusual assignments may be subject to closer guidance. Work is reviewed by the City Manager for the achievement of desired results and adherence to policies and procedures. CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEE DESIGNATION: An employee in this classification may have access to decisions or the decision-making process of the City concerning matters related to employer-employee relations and may have access to or may prepare confidential materials and/or information and/or recommendations on behalf of the City in matters relating to employer-employee relations. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications and resumes 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, April 29, 2022. Applications and resumes must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline . Candidates must upload a detailed resume into their on-line application in the "Attachments" section of the online application. 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 . 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, typing test, 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), and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Based upon current and/or future assignments, an employee may be subject to pre-employment, random, reasonable and post-accident drug and alcohol testing pursuant to the Department of Transportation Regulations. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Performs a wide variety of complex office administration tasks in relieving the City Manager or other office staff of important details. Relays information and directives to City leadership staff and Department administrative support staff as directed by the City Manager; acts as a liaison between the City Manager, City staff and outside agencies. Receives telephone calls and visitors for the City Manager, ascertains nature of business and directs either to the City Manager or, where feasible, to another appropriate authority for disposition; schedules appointments for and with the City Manager; arranges and confirms meetings with the City Council and numerous other official and community bodies; makes travel assignments. Composes, reviews, edits, and assembles correspondence, memos, reports, forms, and other documents including those of a confidential nature, to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with policies and procedures for the department head, other staff, and projects as assigned. Handles highly confidential information and documents regarding labor relation matters. Attends a variety of City Council, commission, community group, staff, and other meetings; takes notes and transcribes minutes; assembles and prepares agendas packets; disseminates information to relevant parties. Supervises and trains subordinate clerical personnel and serves as Office Manager for the City Manager’s Department. Establishes and implements complex and varied office policies, practices, forms and procedures. Participates in budget preparation and maintains budget accounts. Answers inquiries requiring interpretations of municipal policies, rules and regulations. Provides administrative support to the members of the City Council or other officials as required. Provides backup support for other administrative support staff as necessary. Prepares or supervises the preparation and maintenance of various reports and records; prepares complex worksheets and tables from standardized data and makes arithmetical calculations on material assembled. Establishes and maintains routine and complex databases and filing systems which may contain confidential and sensitive files and documents. Performs related work as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Three years of progressively responsible secretarial and clerical experience, including high level administrative support to executive level staff. Experience supporting a public agency Executive Director, governing body, and/or commission is desirable. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of secretarial practices and procedures. Knowledge of business English, spelling, and arithmetic. Knowledge of modern office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment including computers and standard business software (i.e. Microsoft Office applications). Knowledge of general municipal operations and organization and any applicable codes and ordinances. Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to municipal operations. Knowledge of principles and procedures of filing and record keeping. Knowledge of proper English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Knowledge of basic arithmetic, fiscal record keeping, and budget administration. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to provide outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers. Ability to train, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate the work of others. Ability to perform responsible analytical, programmatic and administrative duties involving the use independent and sound judgment and personal initiative within established guidelines, rules and procedures. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with employees, City officials, and the general public. Ability to work in a fast paced environment under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person. Ability to maintain professionalism and composure at all times, in person and over the phone, including stressful situations and when handling disputes and complaints. Ability to make quick and accurate arithmetical calculations and to maintain fiscal or general records. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and clear written documents such as reports, records, memoranda, forms, and correspondence. Ability to maintain confidentiality relative to critical and sensitive information, records and reports including matters related to employer-employee and labor relations. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to handle multiple priorities, organize work, and meet deadlines. Ability to demonstrate sensitivity, tact, and excellent customer service while interacting with others. Ability to work with highly confidential information requiring discretion and diplomacy. Ability to learn, interpret, explain, and apply departmental policies and procedures, and pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to type at a corrected rate of 50 net words per minute. Ability to work overtime including early morning, late evening and/or weekend assignments and travel to various locations or off-site meetings and events when necessary. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective July 7, 2019: $1,400 monthly Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, performs responsible professional municipal accounting work of a technical and complex nature; supervises and coordinates the work of subordinate staff members; and performs related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: Work involves performing complex, technical professional accounting work, including maintaining intricate fiscal records; applying professional accounting principles and methods; performing complicated analytical reviews of financial data; and supervising and training subordinate staff members. This position is distinguished from the journey-level Accountant class by the difficulty, scope, complexity, and autonomy of the accounting work performed. Work is performed under the direction of the Accounting Supervisor or Payroll Supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports and work results. 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 labor negotiations and 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 labor negotiations and employer-employee relations. 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, April 29, 2022. Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include "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 other 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 (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Based upon current and/or future assignments, an employee may be subject to pre-employment, random, reasonable and post-accident drug and alcohol testing pursuant to the Department of Transportation Regulations. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Performs advanced professional level financial accounting duties in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and governmental accounting standards, including but not limited to general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll Takes an active role in the preparation of financial and statistical statements and reports, fixed assets, the implementation of GASB pronouncements and other accounting functions Assists in preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) Prepares complex financial reports and analyses for submission to local, state and federal governmental agencies. Assists in the supervision and training of subordinate staff members. Maintains general and subsidiary ledgers; prepares general journal entries (revenues, expenditures, depreciation, etc.) to generate fiscal month and fiscal year-to-date balance sheets, changes in fund balance and cash flow financial statements Prepares journal vouchers for adjusting and correcting accounting records. Reconciles and balances accounts and assists in the maintenance of general ledger and subsidiary ledgers of various funds . Performs year-end review of accounts and prepares year-end adjusting and closing entries. Maintains complete financial records and prepares reports for payroll related adjustments for the California Public Employees Retirement System Assists in analyzing payroll data to resolve inconsistencies and ensure conformance with City policies and regulations, memoranda of understanding, salary resolutions, State and Federal payroll laws, and PERS requirements; verifies salary adjustments and retroactive payback to City employees; makes specialized calculations, including FLSA and PERS. Participating in reconciliation of payroll and tax withholding records, and preparation of quarter-end and year-end payroll reports, including form W-2. Calculates and conducts research and analysis on payroll related costs and prepares confidential materials, reports and recommendations on behalf of the City in matters relating to labor relations. Participates in meetings and discussions relating to labor relations. In the absence of the Payroll Supervisor or Payroll Coordinator, may participate in the execution of payroll run and activities. May serve as the Accounting Supervisor in their absence. Works on special projects and assignments as required. Performs related work as required. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Responsible professional accounting experience equivalent to five (5) years of full-time experience performing complex accounting work and financial analysis or three (3) years of full-time experience performing professional accounting work in a public agency. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, or directly related field, including or supplemented by course work in accounting and statistics. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration or a directly related field, is desirable. An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform essential functions may also be considered. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of Federal, state, and municipal laws, rules and regulations governing accounting and finance practices, governmental auditing, finance and accounting methods, practices and procedures. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of best accounting and budget practices, budget development and financial reporting programs for public sector entities. Knowledge of financial management concepts and applications and contemporary modeling methods related to revenue and expenditure projections Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and procedures of general payroll accounting. Knowledge of computer technology and software related to financial analysis, modeling, data management Knowledge of statistical theory and principles of its practical application. Knowledge of the principles of work measurement, data metrics and analysis. Knowledge of sound financial management policies and procedures. Knowledge of municipal accounting and financial record keeping practices and techniques. Knowledge of the principles of administrative report preparation, development, and presentation. Advanced knowledge of the methods of formula and systems utilized in various computerized financial systems and Microsoft Office Professional applications including Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of English usage, syntax, spelling, grammar and punctuation. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to prepare complete and accurate reports, analyses and statements of a complex nature. Ability to apply accounting principles to the maintenance of voluminous financial and accounting transactions. Ability to analyze and evaluate accounting problems and to discern those requiring major policy determinations by superiors. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, best budget practices, budgets, and labor/management agreements Ability to prepare multi-year financial historical and forecast models Ability to understand, interpret, and apply the fundamental principles, related policies and procedures of finance, accounting and budgeting. Ability to analyze complex payroll, pay and employee benefit proposals, budgeting, forecasting, and finance related issues, identify problems and alternative solutions, develop recommendations, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations. Ability to operate standard office equipment and prepare manual and computerized financial reports, maintain ledgers and journals and analyze complicated fiscal data and draw logical conclusions. Ability to exercise judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendation. Ability to effectively manage workload demands and priorities and meet critical deadlines. Ability to plan and coordinate multiple high-profile projects simultaneously. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, both oral, written and in chart form. Ability to perform assignments with a high level of honesty and integrity. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with other employees, City officials, and the general public, and collaborate and deal constructively with conflict to develop consensus. Ability to perform assignments with considerable independence and accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to work early morning, late evening and/or weekend assignments when necessary. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective July 7, 2019: $1,400 monthly Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description This is a professional/technical position involving detailed, challenging and advanced work in providing complex analysis, reporting, reviewing, researching, developing, implementing and administration of budgetary and management reporting systems. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: Work involves complex financial and statistical analyses, studies, and reports; advanced development of budgetary systems; development of efficient and effective work measurement systems; and preparation of financial justifications. Work also involves research and development of: work simplification systems; improved and new sources of revenue; expense reduction and cost control systems. Other duties will include responsibility for: cost and benefit analysis of various proposals arising out of labor negotiations; cost versus benefit justification analysis and review of various budget requests; program and special fund cost analysis; and assisting in preparing cost and statistical analyses required for presentation to staff, departments, City Manager and the City Council. The Senior Budget Analyst position is distinguished from the Budget Analyst position by the difficulty, scope, complexity, and autonomy of the work performed. Work is performed under the general direction of the Budget and Purchasing Manager, Finance Director, and/or Assistant Finance Director, and is reviewed through conferences and reports. May provide functional or lead supervision to professional, technical or administrative staff. 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 labor negotiations and 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 labor negotiations and employer-employee relations. 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, April 29, 2022. Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include "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 other 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 (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Based upon current and/or future assignments, an employee may be subject to pre-employment, random, reasonable and post-accident drug and alcohol testing pursuant to the Department of Transportation Regulations. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice. Essential Functions These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Assists the Budget and Purchasing Manager in planning and coordinating the development and installation of complex budgetary, and work measurement systems. Prepares reports involving complicated cost and statistical analyses, including project specific requests of the City Manager and Finance Director. Conducts surveys, performs extensive research and analyzes results for use in design and installation of work simplification systems, cost control systems and revenue administration and control systems. Assists with implementation of City Council directives regarding financial policies, research projects and analyses. Guides and assists department directors and division managers in developing work measurement, evaluation, and work simplification systems. Confers with administrative personnel of all departments regarding budgetary system installation, operation, administration, and review, oversee a variety of budget development and administrative processes and review, revise, recommend, and approve routine budget requests. Serves as a liaison to all City departments during the preparation, development and implementation stages of the annual and mid-year budget processes and coordinates services with other City departments and divisions. Plans, organizes, analyzes and communicates the City's annual operating budget development process; recommend and prepare budget amendments, analyze, cost and forecast trends related to City budget and assists in budget hearings. Monitors compliance with the City's Operating and Capital Improvement Budgets; maintains continuing review of budget expenditures and recommends appropriate action in response to budget variances. Assists in planning, prioritizing, assigning, and monitoring the work of other budget personnel; provides or coordinates staff training, coaches employees to improve job performance and to correct deficiencies. Provides excellent service to internal and external customers; receives and investigates complaints and recommends corrective action, as necessary, to resolve complaints Prepares and delivers oral and written presentations to department heads, City Manager, City Council, boards, commissions, and the general public. Performs extensive research and analysis and prepares reports on various pay and employee benefit proposals advanced by management and employee labor organizations. Prepares reports analyzing and evaluating various budget proposals.. Performs various administrative and budget coordination tasks.. Performs other related work as required. May provide functional or lead supervision to professional, technical or administrative staff. Qualification Guidelines A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Responsible professional experience equivalent to five (5) years of full-time experience performing complex budgeting or financial analysis, forecasting and administrative research or three (3) years of full-time experience performing budgeting or financial analysis in a public agency. Supervisory or lead experience is desirable. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in finance, business administration, public administration, or directly related field, including or supplemented by course work in accounting and statistics. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration or a directly related field, is desirable. An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform essential functions may also be considered. LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Class C California Driver's License. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Knowledge of Federal, state, and municipal laws, rules and regulations governing accounting and finance practices, governmental auditing, finance and accounting methods, practices and procedures. Thorough knowledge of the principles and procedures of municipal budgeting systems. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of best accounting and budget practices, budget development and financial reporting programs for public sector entities. Knowledge of financial management concepts and applications and contemporary modeling methods related to revenue and expenditure projections Knowledge of computer technology and software related to financial analysis, modeling, data management General knowledge of statistical theory and principles of its practical application. General knowledge of the principles of work measurement, data metrics and analysis. Knowledge of sound financial management policies and procedures. Knowledge of municipal accounting and financial record keeping practices and techniques. Knowledge of the principles of administrative report preparation, development, and presentation. Knowledge of the principals and practices of selection, supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Advanced knowledge of the methods of formula and systems utilized in various computerized financial systems and Microsoft Office Professional applications including Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of English usage, syntax, spelling, grammar and punctuation. REQUISITE ABILITIES: Ability to understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, best budget practices, budgets, and labor/management agreements Ability to analyze proposed capital, personnel, operating and maintenance expenditures; manage the tracking and monitoring of budget expenditures, including contracts Ability to prepare multi-year financial historical and forecast models Ability to understand, interpret, and apply the fundamental principles, related policies and procedures of finance, accounting and budgeting. Ability to analyze complex payroll, pay and employee benefit proposals, budgeting, forecasting, and finance related issues, identify problems and alternative solutions, develop recommendations, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations. Ability to operate standard office equipment and prepare manual and computerized financial reports, maintain ledgers and journals and analyze complicated fiscal data and draw logical conclusions. Ability to exercise judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendation. Ability to effectively manage workload demands and priorities and meet critical deadlines. Ability to plan and coordinate multiple high-profile projects simultaneously. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, both oral, written and in chart form. Ability to perform assignments with a high level of honesty and integrity. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with other employees, City officials, and the general public, and collaborate and deal constructively with conflict to develop consensus. Ability to perform assignments with considerable independence and accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to work early morning, late evening and/or weekend assignments when necessary. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS : Please contact Human Resources for a summary of the essential tasks and environmental factors for this classification. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here New employees contribute the following amounts on a pre-tax basis towards the 2%@60 or 2%@62 CalPERS retirement formula depending on eligibility: Effective July 8, 2018: 12% of their salary Employees receive the following health insurance flexible benefits contribution: Effective July 7, 2019: $1,400 monthly Effective June 2022: $1,500 monthly The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program. Closing Date/Time: Continuous