City of Santa Monica

Santa Monica is a beachside city of 8.3 square miles on the westside of Los Angeles County. Offering an environment of unparalleled natural beauty, the city is home to a mix of residential communities, commercial districts, and recreational venues. Recently named by National Geographic as one of the Top "10 Beach Cities in the World" and by TIME as one of the "Best Places to Live", Santa Monica features three miles of Pacific beaches and the Santa Monica Pier. Santa Monica’s residential population is approximately 93,000, increasing to an estimated 250,000 during the day with tourists, shoppers, and employees. Tourism attracts over 8 million visitors annually.

The City of Santa Monica was incorporated on November 30, 1886 and subsequently adopted a City Charter in 1945. In 1947, a City Council-City Manager form of government was established. The City Council consists of seven members elected by the community at large to four year terms.

The City of Santa Monica is a full-service city. City departments provide police, fire, a regional transportation network, water, refuse and recycling, streets, parking, planning, building, engineering, free public wifi, a high speed fiber optic network, parks, affordable housing, economic development, library, rent control, recreational, cultural, and educational services to the community.

The City-operated Big Blue Bus regional bus service provides over 16.5 million rides for customers each year, all powered by renewable natural gas. Breeze Bike Share was Southern California's first bike share system with 500 bikes at 85 locations. In 2016, the Metro Expo Line opened connecting Santa Monica to Downtown Los Angeles in under an hour.

The City of Santa Monica is a national leader in environmental, economic and social sustainability. The City is working toward aggressive climate action goals including: water self-sufficiency by 2020, zero waste by 2030, and carbon neutrality by 2050.

The highly-rated Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District serves both Santa Monica and Malibu residents. Santa Monica College (SMC), one of the state's top two-year community colleges, serves over 30,000 full-time and part-time students on several campuses and offers more than 90 fields of study. Santa Monica's strong education institutions are complemented by the 5-star rated Santa Monica Public Library system.

Public safety is a top priority in the City of Santa Monica. Santa Monica Fire Department continues to maintain a Class 1 ISO rating, the highest possible rating.

Santa Monica has a strong and diverse economy. Known as “Silicon Beach,” local businesses are at the leading edge of the nation’s creative economy and startup scene.

Sana Monica is also home to three renowned and respected health facilities, Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente.

Connect with the City of Santa Monica by visiting www.santamonica.gov, follow @santamonicacity on Twitter, or sign up for the City's newsletter and emergency alerts at www.smgov.net/newsletter.

 

8 job(s) at City of Santa Monica

City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
May 04, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary During the eight (8) week training period the salary is $16.63 per hour. Upon successful completion of the training program and a proficiency examination, MCOT's are eligible to become part-time Motor Coach Operators at a rate of $21.18 per hour. Motor Coach Operators serve a one year probationary period. Participates in a formal classroom and motor coach operation training program. Motor Coach Operator Trainee is expected to successfully complete the training program as prescribed by the Santa Monica Big Blue Department to be eligible to become a Motor Coach Operator. Major Duties Participates in a formal training program to learn techniques and safety procedures for operating a motor coach. Learns and observes traffic laws, vehicle code regulations, and appropriate safety rules and regulations. Learns pre-operation vehicle preparation and inspection procedures. Learns and practices defensive driving techniques. Follows department standards and procedures for maintaining motor coach appearance and cleanliness while in service. Operates wheelchair lift and bike rack equipment. Provides directions and information to the public concerning routes, schedules, and transfers. Makes stops announcements. Assists passengers, when needed. Prepares various reports, including detailed accident reports, daily operation reports, forms for lost articles, and witness/courtesy cards. Performs various duties related to fare collection, tariff acceptance, fare box reading and recording, and transfer issuance and receipt. Performs other related duties, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Knowledge of: Effective customer service techniques. Basic mathematics. Driver and vehicle safety rules and regulations. Ability to: Learn to operate a motor coach safely and properly. Respond to inquiries from the public in a courteous and tactful manner. Deal effectively with the public. Work with others in a cooperative, patient, and professional manner. Follow written and oral instructions. Perform simple mathematical computations. Prepare simple reports. Read maps. Conduct safety checks. Communicate on a two-way radio. Skill in: Reading, and writing and communicating in English at an appropriate level. Driving a passenger vehicle. Education, Training and Experience: Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Minimum 21 years of age at time of application. One year of recent, paid customer service work experience assisting and providing information to the public. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid California Class C driver license. If hired, and prior to the first day of training, must possess a California Class A or B commercial driver permit with appropriate medical certification, passenger endorsement, and with no restrictions for weight, number of passengers or air brakes. Must also be able to obtain a Verification of Transit Training Document at the conclusion of training. Additional Requirements: In order to qualify for the position of Motor Coach Operator Trainee and to complete probation as a Motor Coach Operator, you must not have any of the following convictions, violations, and/or causes: (1) Been convicted of a sex offense as defined in Section 44010 of the Education Code. (2) Been convicted of a felony offense within the preceding seven years from the date of application. (3) Been convicted of an offense involving the use, possession, transportation or sale of narcotics or drugs within the preceding seven years from the date of application. (4) Been convicted of an offense involving the use, possession, transportation or sale of marijuana within the preceding two years from the date of application. (5) Within the preceding 12 months from the date of application, been involved as a driver in three or more accidents in which the driver caused or contributed to the accidents. (6) Failed to pass the DMV written or driving test. (7) Within the preceding three years from the date of application, had committed any violation that resulted in a conviction with a DMV 2 Point count or more. (8) Within the preceding three years from the date of application, had committed three or more DMV 1 Point count violations. (9) Within the preceding three years from the date of application, had driving privileges revoked, suspended, or placed on probation. Diversity and Inclusion HOW TO APPLY : All applicants must submit an online City application and required supplemental questions to be considered for this position. Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process and should not be submitted. NOTE: Upon offer of employment, candidates will be subject to a US Department of Transportation (DOT) pre-employment screen for alcohol and controlled substances set forth in DOT regulation 49 CFR Parts 40 and 655. Candidates will be required to provide written consent to obtain drug and alcohol testing records from all prior employers in the last two (2) years. REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: To receive consideration, you must submit a current copy of your K-4 or online driving record print-out from the Department of Motor Vehicles with your application. It must be a K-4 or online driving record print out obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles office or website. Printouts from other agencies such as AAA will not be accepted. "Current" is defined as being issued within 30 days of the date of your application submittal. All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than 5:30 p.m. of the application closing date. You may scan and upload your K-4 or online driving record print-out to your on-line application, e-mail it to rosie.cruz@smgov.net, or fax it to Attn: Rosie Cruz at (310) 656-5705. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU SUBMITTED AN ONLINE DRIVING RECORD AND INVITED TO THE DEPARTMENT INTERVIEW, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN AND PRESENT A K4 PRINTOUT FROM THE DMV AT THE TIME OF YOUR INTERVIEW. NOTE: Veterans' Preference points shall be applied to this entry level civil service position in accordance with the City of Santa Monica Human Resources Department guidelines. To be considered for Veterans' Preference points, you must submit a copy of your discharge papers (DD214) at the time of application. SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Minimum Qualifications screen BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS: Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. NOTE: If three or more qualified City employees apply and pass the examination, a promotional list will be established in addition to an open-competitive list. Diversity and Inclusion The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community. As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact. The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees. Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only). Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination. Closing Date/Time: 5/20/2021 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
May 04, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary Performs unskilled manual labor duties of a routine nature. NOTE: This is a temporary position without benefits. The eligible list that will be established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill temporary and as-needed vacancies that occur in the City during the life of the list. Major Duties Duties may vary depending upon division and assignment. Performs routine custodial and maintenance tasks at various City locations. Sweeps and picks up litter from beach area, walkways, streets, alleys, sidewalks, City owned parking structures and other public use areas. Empties and relines trash cans. Operates a small truck or utility vehicle to haul and dispose of trash in trash bins. Responds to inquiries from the public and City departments. Follows all applicable safety rules and regulations. Performs other related duties, as required. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: Safe lifting techniques. Safe work practices and procedures. Effective customer service techniques. Ability to: Perform continuous grounds maintenance duties in large crowds. Perform continuous physical labor, including bending and lifting. Follow oral instructions. Read and understand signs and follow directions. Provide effective customer service. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with City employees and the public. Skill in: Dealing with the public in a courteous manner. Education, Training and Experience: Completion of sufficient education and/or training to read, write and communicate in English at a level reasonable for successful job performance, as assigned. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C driver license. How to Apply: Applicants must submit a clear, concise, completed on-line City Application along with any required supplemental application materials with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline. If you do not submit your on-line application by the filing deadline, you will not be considered for this position. Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process. Selection Process: All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding your work history and qualifications for the position. All applicants will be reviewed and only those applicants determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Background Investigation: Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Diversity and Inclusion The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community. As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact. The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees. Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only). Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination. Closing Date/Time: 5/14/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Apr 24, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary The City of Santa Monica is currently recruiting for the position of Assistant Human Resources Director/Labor Relations. For more information about this exciting opportunity please click here: https://www.peckhamandmckenney.com/assistant-human-resources-directorlabor-relations-city-of-santa-monica-ca . If interested in this opportunity, please visit https://www.peckhamandmckenney.com/ or contact Tony Dahlerbruch at (866) 912-1919. Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Apr 20, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary OPENING DATE: 04/19/21 CLOSING DATE: Open until filled Join the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office is currently seeking exceptional candidates for one attorney position: Chief Deputy City Attorney, Criminal Division We also accept applications for law student externships on an ongoing basis. This page offers details and application requirements. Chief Deputy City Attorney, Criminal Division The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office seeks an experienced leader to serve as Chief Deputy City Attorney, Criminal Division. The Criminal Division prosecutes a wide range of misdemeanor violations of the California Penal Code and Santa Monica Municipal Code. The Division also employs innovative diversion models to prevent and address crime in Santa Monica, including a "homeless court" program focused on the specific rehabilitation demands encountered in working with homeless individuals in the criminal justice system. The successful applicant will have a combination of required and preferred qualifications, including exceptional leadership skills, high ethical standards, significant criminal prosecution experience, and the creativity and ability to design and implement innovative diversion programs and criminal justice policy solutions. Required qualifications: Proven leadership ability; Sound judgment and high ethical standards; Strong communication, advocacy, and research skills; Minimum of five years of criminal experience, including trial experience; and License to practice law in the State of California. Preferred qualifications: Significant management experience, including willingness to use data-driven management tools; Significant experience designing, implementing, and directing criminal diversion programs addressing individuals experiencing homelessness and substance abuse; and Creativity and ability to design and implement innovative criminal justice policy solutions. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample of no more than ten pages, and the names of two references. These materials should be submitted in a single pdf document by email to CAO.Opportunities@santamonica.gov with the subject line: "Application - Chief - Criminal Division." Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by May 14, 2021, when consideration of applicants will begin. The position is open until filled. A background check will be required prior to beginning employment. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience based on a five-step scale, range $206,760 to $255,264; excellent benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer The City of Santa Monica is an equal opportunity employer. The City Council's Policy Statement reads in part, "In the recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, discipline and training of personnel, we will consider only job-related skills, abilities, knowledge and performance. We will develop positive measures to eliminate discrimination based on race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sexual harassment in the workplace. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary The City of Santa Monica is currently recruiting for the position of Police Chief. For more information about this exciting opportunity please click here: https://www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/police-chief-santa-monica-ca/ If interested in this opportunity, please visit https://www.ralphandersen.com/ or contact Chief Bryan Noblett (ret.) or Chief Greg Nelson (ret.) at (916) 630-4900. Closing Date/Time: 5/24/2021 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Apr 15, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary Troubleshoots, maintains and repairs a variety of light, medium and heavy duty City vehicles and equipment. NOTE: This is a temporary position without benefits. Major Duties Note: Duties may vary depending on work location and assignment. Inspects, diagnoses, repairs and overhauls and replaces systems and components including but not limited to: brakes; transmissions; engines; air conditioning, exhaust and electrical systems; diesel, gasoline, and alternative fueling systems (e.g. Compressed Natural Gas [CNG], propane, and bio-fuel); hybrid and electric drive systems; emissions; automotive and truck hydraulic systems; and related computer-controlled components. Conducts vehicle safety inspection. Performs routine and preventive maintenance on vehicles and various equipment. Maintains paper and electronic records of repairs and maintenance. Maintains and/or assists in maintaining parts inventory, as assigned. Performs all tire maintenance functions including dismounting, repairing, remounting and balancing of various tires in service on City equipment. Maintains or assists in maintaining tire inventory, as assigned. Hauls a variety of equipment and vehicles using a truck and trailer. Responds to road calls and performs on-site diagnostics and repairs on vehicles and equipment. Fabricates and installs a variety of parts and equipment. Performs minor welding. Maintains and cleans tools and work areas. Disposes hazardous waste in accordance with City guidelines. Keeps current with new technology and participates in various training activities. Provides technical assistance and instruction to others, as assigned. Monitors, trains and coordinates less experienced mechanic shop personnel. Follows applicable safety rules and regulations. Performs other related duties, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: Maintenance and repair techniques on light, medium and heavy duty vehicles and equipment. Fuel system, emission control, gasoline, natural gas and diesel engine repair. Electrical systems, automotive and truck hydraulic systems, drivetrains, brake systems and air conditioning systems. Lubrication and preventive maintenance. Proper use of tools and equipment including electronic diagnostic tools. Procedures for handling and disposing of hazardous waste. Safe work practices and procedures. Basic mathematics. Principles of training and coordinating the work of others. Effective customer service techniques. Ability to: Troubleshoot, maintain and repair vehicle and equipment systems including, but not limited to mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components. Read and interpret drawings, schematics, and repair manuals. Operate various hand and power tools. Perform heavy physical labor and work in cramped, close quarter environments. Lift, carry and move objects up to and including 70 lbs. Monitor and train others. Provide technical assistance, coordination and instruction. Complete and maintain logs and records accurately. Perform mathematical calculations. Learn and use required computer software applications. Follow written and oral instructions. Work independently. Provide effective customer service. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the general public. Skill in: Reading, writing, and communicating at an appropriate level. Basic mathematics. Reading schematics. Using a personal computer and applicable software applications. Education, Training and Experience : Level I : Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Two years of recent, paid work experience performing mechanic work which has included troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of vehicles and/or equipment. An Associate's degree or 60 semester units or the equivalent from an accredited college or vocational school in automotive technology or a closely related field may substitute for one year of the required work experience. After one year of current, paid work experience with the City of Santa Monica a Mechanic I may be promoted to a Mechanic II upon meeting the minimum qualifications of the Mechanic II and with the recommendation of the appointing authority. Level II: Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Five years of recent, paid journey-level work experience as an automotive/equipment mechanic performing light, medium and heavy duty vehicle repair. Licenses and Certificates : Level I: Possession of a valid class C driver license. A Class B driver license must be obtained within six months from date of hire. Level II: Possession of a valid class B driver license. Possession of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification as a Master Automobile Technician (Tests A1-A8) or Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician (Tests T1-T8) is desirable. Possession of ASE certification as an Alternate Fuels Technician (Test F1) is desirable. How to Apply: Applicants must submit a clear, concise, completed on-line City Application along with any required supplemental application materials with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline. If you do not submit your on-line application by the filing deadline, you will not be considered for this position. Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process. Selection Process: All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding your work history and qualifications for the position. All applicants will be reviewed and only those applicants determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Background Investigation: Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Diversity and Inclusion The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community. As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact. The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees. Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only). Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary Maintains, programs, repairs, inspects, and replaces traffic control devices, including traffic signal controllers and pedestrian and vehicle indications. Inspects, monitors and repairs vehicle detector loops, fiber optic communications equipment, closed circuit television cameras and video detection equipment, in-roadway warning light systems, battery backup systems and traffic signal controller cabinets, and other equipment as necessary. Major Duties Maintains, repairs, inspects, replaces, and monitors a wide variety of traffic control devices. Responds to emergency calls during off hours to repair and inspect malfunctioning traffic signals, lights, and other traffic control-related devices. Checks for alignment, damage, and corrosion to signals and other equipment. Cleans traffic signal heads and associated equipment. Installs and replaces field wires. Checks all terminals to ensure proper connections and tightness. Checks wiring, connections, vehicle detectors, pedestrian pushbuttons, and associated traffic control equipment for proper operation. Inspects and tests conflict monitoring devices, load switches, relays, fiber optic communications equipment, battery backup systems, video detection equipment, and controllers in traffic control cabinets. Programs necessary data and configurations into computerized traffic signal controllers for timing and coordination of signals. Inspects, maintains, and monitors vehicle detector loops placed in asphalt and concrete for wear and damage. Inspects work in progress of contractors who install and/or replace traffic signal equipment, including controllers, detectors, traffic signal indications, poles, foundations, service pedestals and communication equipment. Installs, maintains, and monitors video detection systems, including setting detection zones. Maintains and repairs in-roadway warning light systems. Maintains, installs, and repairs vehicle speed feedback signs and other City sign systems. Responds to a variety of emergency calls to repair and inspect malfunctioning traffic signals and other related traffic control devices. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: Basic and advanced electronics, including microprocessors and solid-state components such as transistors, resistors, and capacitors Principles of traffic signal operations and maintenance Principles of electrical theory and practice Traffic signal controller electronics, wiring, and interface Principles of wireless communication and design Internet protocol standards Closed-circuit television and video detection systems operation and maintenance Modern traffic signal controller software, programming, and operations Principles of fiber optic communication and design State of California Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Standard Plans and Standard Specifications National Electrical Code Safe work practices Principles of basic mathematics Principles of customer service Ability to: Troubleshoot problems related to electrical systems and electronic traffic control devices Read and interpret complex diagrams, charts, and blueprints Use electrical and electronic equipment and tools, including meters and testing devices Use hand and power tools Operate hydraulic bucket truck over traffic and from various heights Learn to program computerized traffic signal controllers for proper timing, offsets, coordination, and operation Perform tasks requiring manual dexterity Diagnose problems and provide solutions Follow written and oral instructions Provide effective customer service Respond to inquiries from the public in a tactful manner Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with other City employees and the general public Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Use a personal computer and applicable software applications Minimum Qualifications: Education: Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Coursework in computers, electronics, and electrical installation, maintenance, and repair is desirable. Experience: Three years of recent, paid work experience performing traffic signal maintenance, repair and installation duties. Experience in electronics and traffic signal maintenance is desirable. Municipal experience is desirable. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License. Possession of a valid International Municipal Signal Association (I.M.S.A.) level I certification. Possession of a valid International Municipal Signal Association (I.M.S.A.) level II certification is desirable. Diversity and Inclusion Applicants must submit a clear, concise, completed on-line City Application along with any required supplemental application materials with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline. If you do not submit your on-line application by the filing deadline, you will not be considered for this position. Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your I.M.S.A certification(s). All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than close of business on the application closing date. You may attach a scanned copy of your certification(s) to your on-line application or e-mail a scanned copy to rosie.cruz@smgov.net. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. NOTE: If three or more qualified City employees apply and pass the examination, a promotional list will be established in addition to an open-competitive list. If fewer than three qualified City employees pass the examination, the appointing authority, in accordance with the City's civil service rules and regulations, can decline to use a promotional list, in which case a promotional list will not be established for this position. SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Testing may consist of the following: Training and Experience Screening and/or Oral Interview Background Investigation: Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Diversity and Inclusion The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community. As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact. The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees. Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only). Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination. Closing Date/Time:
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary SALARY : Not Displayed OPENING DATE : 11/02/20 CLOSING DATE : Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis JOB SUMMARY : Join the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office is currently seeking exceptional candidates for unpaid externship positions. Law Student Externship Opportunities The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office Externship Program offers unpaid extern opportunities for law students, hands-on experience in the various areas of law practiced in a municipal law office. During the CAO Externship Program, externs rotate between the Civil Liability, Municipal, Public Rights, and Criminal Divisions of the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office. In each rotation, externs are provided an overview of the work conducted in that division (civil litigation, transactional/advisory, affirmative litigation, criminal, etc.), assigned projects arising from the areas of law specific to that division, and given the opportunity to gain practical experience by shadowing and/or participating in activities central to that division's practice. Summer 2021 will be a remote program. Externs must abide by the highest ethical and professional standards. Candidates will be considered based on qualifications, including excellence in oral communication, and writing skills, proficiency in legal research, and interest in public service. Start and end dates are flexible. Interested applicants should submit a single.pdf containing a cover letter, resume, writing sample of no more than ten pages, and the names of two references by email to CAO.Opportunities@s antamonica.gov with the subject line: "Application - Externship." A background check may be required prior to beginning the externship. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. The City of Santa Monica is an equal opportunity employer. The City Council's Policy Statement reads in part, "In the recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, discipline and training of personnel, we will consider only job-related skills, abilities, knowledge and performance. We will develop positive measures to eliminate discrimination based on race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sexual harassment in the workplace". The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community. As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact. The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees. Join us! Closing Date/Time: