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.

 

11 job(s) at City of Santa Monica

City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Dec 05, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Please note : The current vacancy is a 4 month limited term position with duties/assignments in both the City Manager's Office (Administration Division and Office of Communications) and City Council Office.  Only the first 50 qualified applications received will be accepted for further consideration. Works under the close supervision of a management or professional employee in a City division or City department performing entry-level analytical and administrative duties that contribute to the delivery of City services and programs. Researches and analyzes policy issues, compiles data from studies, conducts surveys and assists in the development and administration of budgets. Major Duties Note: Duties may vary dependent upon assignment. Provides responsible technical and administrative staff assistance, including conducting special studies and surveys, performing research and analysis, preparing statistical charts and graphs, gathering data and preparing correspondence and reports.   Assists in the coordination of programs and projects, performing fiscal functions that may include budget preparation, revenue and expenditures analysis and projections.   Collaborates with various staff and other City Departments in completing special projects and reports.   Provides information and assistance to the public and staff on various City programs. Prepares and disseminates information and handles complaints and requests for information.   Interprets and applies rules, regulations and policies. May propose revisions and modifications and assist in writing new policies and procedures. Keeps abreast of changes in relevant regulations and laws in area of specialty.   Performs other related duties, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:   Knowledge of:   Basic principles and practices of public administration. Basic principles and practices of municipal government operations. Quantitative and management analysis techniques. Research techniques. Report writing. Effective customer service techniques.   Ability to:   Analyze and solve administrative problems. Research and interpret technical information. Read and comprehend financial information. Learn principles of budget preparation and administration. Learn applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to area of assignment. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Act as a resource for departmental concerns. Keep abreast of current developments in area(s) of specialty. Maintain accurate records. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees, various businesses and agencies, and the general public. Provide effective customer service.   Skill in:   Using a personal computer and applicable software applications. Working effectively with persons from diverse social, cultural and economic backgrounds.   Education, Training and Experience:   Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, or a closely related field.                                                                                                                  One year of recent, paid work experience or internship experience performing research, analysis and report writing is desirable. Public sector experience is desirable.   Licenses and Certificates:   Possession of a valid class C driver license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. 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:  You must submit a copy of your college diploma/transcript. Applicants who indicated receipt of degree from a foreign institution must provide United States degree and credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcript. 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 college diploma or transcript to your online application, e-mail a scanned copy of your college diploma or transcript to merle.wynn@smgov.net or fax a copy to the attention of Merle Wynn at (310) 656-5705. Failure to do so may result in your application being disqualified.     SELECTION PROCESS :   All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding their qualifications for the position.  All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be  most qualified  on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process.   Testing  may consist of the following:     Training and Experience; Oral Interview   BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS :  Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation.   Inclusion & Diversity Statement   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: 12/18/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Assists the Aquatics Site Supervisor in monitoring and coordinating the daily operation and maintenance of a City aquatics program site, including assistance in the training and monitoring of pool lifeguards and other aquatics staff. Major Duties Assists the Aquatics Site Supervisor in training and monitoring pool lifeguards and other aquatics staff. Coordinates activities and assists with scheduling. Enforces swimming pool rules and regulations. Maintains order in and around the swimming pool. Recognizes and performs aquatic emergency rescues, administers artificial respiration, CPR and first aid when necessary. Oversees and assists in conducting aquatics program activities. Assists in the scheduling and evaluation of staff. Follows all applicable safety rules and regulations. Makes recommendations regarding necessary equipment and supplies. Serves as a pool lifeguard and swimming instructor, as required. Handles and resolves program participant conflicts. Refers sensitive situations to appropriate supervisory staff. Maintains program records and prepares reports as required. Performs other related duties, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Knowledge of: Water safety practices. Swimming pool operations and maintenance functions. Basic principles of group management and child development. Effective customer service techniques. Ability to: Lead, coordinate and train other City aquatics staff. Teach proper swimming techniques and water safety. Prepare reports. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the public. Provide effective customer service. Skill in: Appropriate swimming techniques. Lifeguarding, first aid, AED and CPR techniques. Reading, writing and communicating in English at an appropriate level. Basic mathematics. Education, Training and Experience: High school graduation or equivalent. One year or three summer seasons of recent, paid work experience as a pool lifeguard. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid class C driver license. Possession of a valid American Red Cross or state recognized certificate in the following: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Training. First Aid for Public Health and Safety Personnel (Title 22) is also required. Additional American Red Cross certifications are desirable. Diversity and Inclusion HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must file a clear, concise, completed City Application, along with any required supplemental application materials, to the Human Resources Department by the application closing date and time (filing deadline).  If your application does not reach us by the filing deadline, you will not be considered for this position.  Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the City's Application.     NOTE:  You must submit  copies of your certificates (CPR, Lifeguard Training, WSI). All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than close of business on the application closing date. You may attach scanned copies of your certificates to your online application or e-mail copies to mia.engel@smgov.net. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified.   SELECTION PROCESS:  All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  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.   BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS: Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation.     Closing Date/Time: 1/2/2020 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Dec 03, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The City of Santa Monica is pleased to provide to current students (enrolled in an accredited college/university) a challenging opportunity to learn about local government and work with City Departments in conducting and completing exciting, innovative and significant assignments and projects. *This eligible list will be used for the Summer Intern Program as well as for Spring and Fall Internships. Major Duties The City of Santa Monica offers an exciting range of internship opportunities that provide an insider's view into work within local government. Interns have the opportunity to be integrated as an operating member of the City team and be provided with work experience that gives a realistic view to an organizational environment.  The experience will enhance the student's awareness of the internal dynamics of an organization and the values and perspectives of employees within a municipality with respect to both the community that is served and the City of Santa Monica team.  The internship should give students the opportunity to be become aware of their obligations as professionals and to the delivery of service to the public. The 8 week Summer Intern program will include supplemental educational sessions which will focus on leadership, management and career development. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Must be a student in good standing at an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration or a closely related field and maintain full-time student status (minimum 9 semester units) at an accredited college or university.   Diversity and Inclusion HOW TO APPLY : Applicants must submit a clear, concise, completed City Application along with any required supplemental application and resume with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline. *NOTE: Be sure to include volunteer experience, if applicable, when completing your application . SELECTION PROCESS :   All applicants will be reviewed by Human Resources and those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be referred to participating departments for selection interviews.  Departments will review applications and interview those candidates who have the education, training or experience that best matches their particular vacancy. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS :  Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. 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 for 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). Closing Date/Time: 2/7/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Dec 03, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Oversees community services offered to children, youth and families by the Department of Community and Cultural Services; supervises a range of programs that offer educational, cultural, human service and recreational activities to the community; oversees program development and program evaluation activities to ensure the delivery of responsive and effective community programs. For more details about the current vacancy please click here Community Services Program Supervisor - Youth Major Duties Develops, directs, supervises and promotes one or more major community services that offer a variety of educational, cultural, recreational, social, human service, and community outreach programs to children, youth and families. Determines annual staffing levels (including the use of volunteer resources) and develops and controls annual operating budgets for programs. Develops annual program work plans including a master calendar of events and activities. Develops and oversees new program initiatives to meet critical needs of youth and families; ensures that all programs are developmentally appropriate for the age levels of program participants. Analyzes and identifies revenue-producing opportunities for programs; identifies community resources, including volunteers, to support programs; develops and implements fundraising strategies and assigns fundraising activities to program staff as appropriate; prepares or assists in the preparation of grant applications. Supervises program staff; oversees the development and implementation of staff training programs to ensure a high level of customer service to program participants. Develops program standards and monitors and evaluates overall program effectiveness; makes recommendations to division head on needed changes in program direction and content. Oversees the general operations and maintenance of facilities that support community service programs at one or multiple sites; develops policies of operation; identifies preventive and emergency maintenance needs and capital improvements and makes recommendations to Principal Community Services Supervisor: May oversee daily facility operations: May review and submit work requests. Establishes and maintains supportive working relationships with the youth and family serving non-profit community. Represents programs to the public and community groups; staffs program advisory boards; May provide staff to serve non-profit board of directors. Handles sensitive community/participant complaints and responds to inquiries. Conducts studies and surveys, maintains and analyzes records and prepares a variety of reports including financial and grant reports, customer satisfaction reports, and quarterly reports to the Recreation and Parks Commission. May chair a park-based staff team from different divisions and departments. Performs related duties, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Knowledge of: Issues and special needs of children, youth and families. Child development philosophies and issues. Public, community service, and recreation administration. Program development and programming for community service programs. Community outreach strategies. Facility management. Community event management. Fundraising strategies and grant proposal writing techniques. Grants management. Budget development and management. Supervisory principles, practices and techniques. Multi-cultural outreach strategies, especially those for traditionally under-served members of the community. Effective customer service techniques. Ability to: Plan, manage and direct a variety of community service programs and activities. Evaluate and administer community services, including simultaneous activities and events in a variety of programs. Conduct fundraising activities. Promote community participation in programs. Prepare and present clear and concise oral and written reports and recommendations. Provide staff support to advisory committees and prepare agendas and minutes. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals including inter-program and inter-divisional staff committees within the Department of Community and Cultural Services, members of other City departments, other government officials, community groups, boards and commissions and the public. Coordinate programs with other community groups and agencies. Select, train and supervise staff. Provide effective customer service. Skill in: Working effectively with children, youth and their families. Dealing with the public. Working cooperatively with community groups. The use of a personal computer and various software applications. Writing reports and correspondence. Education, Training and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Human Services or Recreation Administration or a related field. Education requirements may be substituted with four years of paid experience overseeing major community service programs, of which one year must have included direct services to youth and families. In addition, three years of recent, paid work experience developing, organizing and supervising community service programs, including at least one year in direct service to children, youth and families and two years in program management and staff supervision. Bilingual skills may be required, depending upon job assignment. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C driver's license. 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 college diploma/transcript. Applicants who indicated receipt of degree from a foreign institution must provide United States degree and credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcript. 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 college diplomas or transcript to your online application, e-mail a scanned copy of your college diploma or transcript to mia.engel@smgov.net or fax a copy to the attention of Mia Engel at (310) 656-5705. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified.   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:   Oral Interview - 100%   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.   Background Investigation:   Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Closing Date/Time: 12/13/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Nov 26, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Performs complex professional planning duties and serves as a technical specialist and team leader on projects related to the City's historic preservation program. Trains Division staff on historic preservation. Major Duties Serves as the Secretary to the Landmarks Commission, facilitating its efforts including acting as intermediary with City departments, and with other City staff as necessary, providing administrative support.   Performs complex planning tasks, coordinates research, and serves as a team leader on the implementation and maintenance of the City's historic preservation program, register of designated historic resources and historic districts, Historic Resources Inventory, and Landmarks and Historic Districts Ordinance.   Analyzes, reviews projects plans and applications, and prepares reports and presentations on complex planning and policy issues pertaining to the City's historic preservation program and Ordinance.   Evaluates historic sites and building nominations to determine if they meet local, State or National Register requirements.   Develops strategies for the preservation and management of historic properties.   Reviews projects for compliance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.   Processes, reviews, administers and maintains all Mills Act contracts entered into by the City.   Prepares annual reports of Landmarks Commission activities to be submitted to the State Office of Historic Preservation and made available to the public.   Educates the public on the benefits of preservation.   Conducts assessments of environmental issues in accordance with state and federal guidelines.   Manages historic preservation grant applications and recommends projects for funding.   Develops, negotiates, manages and monitors agreements with private consultants, including developing and monitoring of scope, schedule, budget and contract items.      Performs other related duties, as assigned.   Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Ability and Skills:   Knowledge of:   Principles, practices and procedures in historic preservation, urban planning and zoning, urban design and environmental analysis. Methods and procedures required in order to carry out the relevant programs of historic preservation planning such as evaluation, environmental review, and grants management. Technical legal and historic resources management practices and procedures as they apply to architectural history and historical buildings, structures, districts and landscapes. Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Research techniques related to historic preservation. Contract administration. Effective meeting facilitation techniques. Effective training and coordinating techniques. Effective customer service techniques.   Ability to:   Complete complex planning projects and policy efforts related to historic preservation. Manage historic preservation projects and policy updates that include community outreach, planning, urban design and environmental issues. Evaluate properties in accordance with local, state and national criteria. Develop and manage consultant contracts. Conduct research, analyze data and plans, and make recommendations. Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Prepare and present clear and concise oral and written reports and recommendations. Provide effective customer service. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with City employees, various boards and commissions and the general public.   Skill in:   Project management. Contract administration. Delivering clear presentations and running effective meetings. Using a personal computer and applicable software applications.   Education, Training and Experience :   Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or a closely related field.  A Master's degree in a related field is highly desirable. Three years of recent, paid work experience performing historic preservation duties in a municipal agency or the private sector. Experience researching, writing or teaching in American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic institution, historical organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution is highly desirable.   Licenses and Certificates:   Possession of a valid Class C driver license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. 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 college diploma/transcript. Applicants who indicated receipt of degree from a foreign institution must provide United States degree and credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcript. 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 college diplomas or transcript to your online application, e-mail a scanned copy of your college diploma or transcript to mia.engel@smgov.net or fax a copy to the attention of Mia Engel at (310) 656-5705. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified.   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:   Oral Interview - 100%   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.   Background Investigation:   Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Closing Date/Time: 1/6/2020 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Nov 26, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Conducts public works construction inspections of increasing complexity to ensure safety, quality and compliance with codes and regulations, plans and specifications, and policy and program requirements. Advises City staff on public works construction problems and issues.   Major Duties Performs a variety of routine and complex inspections on public works construction projects to ensure conformance with plans, specifications, permits and municipal code requirements.   Inspects public improvement construction projects, such as sidewalks, streets, alleys, parkways and other public right-of-ways, and complex capital improvement projects, including City-owned underground utilities, such as replacement of water, sewer, storm drain lines, and traffic signal and street lighting conduits.    Leads, trains and coordinates the work of others responsible for conducting construction inspections on public work projects.   Advises and provides technical guidance on public works construction processes, issues, problems and concerns to City staff.    Reviews field conditions and provides information regarding construction project changes to staff for revision of drawings and specifications. Makes recommendations regarding changes and modifications to plans and specifications.   Tracks the work of contractors and ensures that field work is constructed in compliance with the California Building Code, applicable federal and state laws and local ordinances, contract documents, and proper construction practices. Conducts surveys for verification of grades and filed conditions. Utilizes various software applications to complete and maintain reports, forms and correspondence.   Reads and interprets property ownership maps and legal descriptions.   Inspects and monitors public right-of-ways for compliance with regulatory requirements and issues notices related to safety concerns, public inconveniences and public right-of-way detours to community and property owners.   Assists department and other City staff in the coordination of the construction permit process.   Investigates reported problems, violations or other deficiencies in construction projects and communicates findings orally and in writing to appropriate City staff.   Maintains accurate and current as-built construction and inspection records of public works improvement projects.   Researches and evaluates records of existing public right-of-way field conditions and submits analysis to staff and other City departments.   Investigates and resolves complaints and violations. Prepares reports regarding encroachment on public property, and appears in court as a witness, as required.   Follows applicable safety rules and regulations.             Performs other related duties, as assigned.   Minimum Qualifications   Knowledge of:   Construction inspection techniques and practices. General engineering construction methods. Materials and equipment used in maintenance and construction activities. Standard specifications for public works construction. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations. Safety standards and safe work practices. Mathematics used in construction engineering. Report writing techniques. Recordkeeping principles and procedures. Basic supervisory techniques. Effective training and coordinating techniques. Effective customer service techniques.   Ability to:   Lead, train, and coordinate the work of others. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Use independent judgment and initiative. Read, interpret and explain blueprints, plans and specifications. Learn and use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and project management software applications. Identify complex construction problems and develop solutions. Apply and enforce various rules, regulations, codes and ordinances. Prepare and maintain clear and concise records and reports. 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.           Using a personal computer and applicable software applications.   Education, Training and Experience :   Graduation from an accredited college with an Associate's degree or 60 semester units or the equivalent of college level coursework in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or a closely related field.   Four years of recent, paid work experience inspecting public works construction projects and/or performing general construction work inspections. At least two years of the required experience must include inspections of complex public works construction projects. Additional recent, related work experience may substitute for the educational requirement on a year for year basis. (Successful completion of 30 semester units or the equivalent is equal to one year of the additional work experience.)  One year of recent work experience performing street inspections, including underground utilities, is desirable.   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.   If you wish for your education experience to be considered, you must attach a copy of your college level transcripts or diploma to your online application. Applicants who indicate receipt of college level coursework or degree from a foreign institution must provide United States credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcripts. All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than the filing deadline. Failure to do so may result in your application being disqualified.   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.  Testing may consist of any of the following: written test, performance test, evaluation of qualifications, oral interview, or any combination of these. 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.   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: 12/13/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Nov 19, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Repairs, maintains, installs and troubleshoots commercial and industrial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and related components.   Major Duties Performs installations and preventative maintenance of commercial and industrial HVAC systems including large packaged air conditioning systems, chilled water systems, packaged DX, heating systems, boilers and cooling towers.   Monitors, installs, inspects, repairs and maintains heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and related control systems such as pneumatic controls, electronic controls and automated Direct Digital Control (DDC).  Uses various testing and measurement tools to test and inspect equipment.   Repairs, maintains and services air conditioning systems, air handlers, fan coil units, variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems, filters, blowers, pumps, water treatment and related system components.   Maintains and repairs boilers, hot water systems, gas heating equipment and solar water heating systems.  Inspects, disassembles, repairs and services hot water and forced air heating and ventilation equipment and components.   Repairs electrical motors related to HVAC systems up to and including 480 volt - 3 phase.   Adjusts and installs HVAC components including valves, thermostats, variable frequency drives, transformers, pressure regulators, and electrical water pumps. Flushes boilers, decals tubing, cuts and thread pipes.  Makes necessary electrical connections.    Responds to complaints about temperature variations in City facilities.  Repairs, adjusts and sets thermostats. Utilizes an HVAC building automation system (BAS) to provide comfortable temperature settings.   Responds to emergency situations.   May train and provide technical advice to Trades Interns and maintenance workers, as assigned.   Maintains logs and records.   Uses and maintains assigned truck, equipment and tools.   Follows applicable safety rules and regulations.   Performs other related duties, as assigned.   Minimum Qualifications   Knowledge of: Heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment, component parts and materials. Methods, tools and equipment used to inspect, test, repair, install and maintain heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment. Uniform Mechanical Code applicable to HVAC materials and installation requirements. HVAC building automation system (BAS) Basic mathematics. Use of hand and power tools and equipment. Safe work practices and procedures. Effective customer service techniques.   Ability to: Install, inspect, test, troubleshoot and repair HVAC systems. Perform more complex service and diagnose a variety of problems on various HVAC automated systems. Operate tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of HVAC equipment and related pneumatic and electronic DDC systems. Interpret and work from technical plans, diagrams and specifications. Learn and use required computer software applications. Maintain accurate records. Follow written and oral instructions. Lift and carry heavy objects. Climb ladder and work in tight spaces. Perform physical labor for sustained periods. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the general public. Provide effective customer service.   Skill in: Reading, writing and communicating at an appropriate level. Using a variety of hand and power tools and equipment.   Education, Training and Experience:   Graduation from high school or the equivalent.   Three years of recent, paid journey-level experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, which has included experience working with electronic, pneumatic and automated control systems and d irect digital control (DDC).   Licenses and Certificates:   Possession of a valid Class C driver license.    An EPA Section 608 Technician Certificate, Type: Universal, from an approved U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Technician Certification Program must be obtained within six months from date of hire. Must maintain a valid EPA Section 608 Universal Technician Certification Card. 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. Testing may consist of any of the following: written test, performance test, evaluation of qualifications, oral interview, or any combination of these. 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. 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: 12/9/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary OPENING DATE:  10/28/19 CLOSING DATE: CONTINUOUS The City of Santa Monica is currently recruiting for the position of Principal Business Process Technology Analyst.  Please click here  https://secure.neogov.com/employers/class_spec/detailed_class_specification.cfm?ClassSpecID=1265905 For those interested in the position please contact : Catherine Hamilton, Director of Permanent Placement Services Robert Half Technology applyLA@rht.com (310) 209-6838 Please note : The position will remain open until filled.  The first review of applications will be held on November 15, 2019.  The position may close without notice following the first review period.   Closing Date/Time:
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Oct 21, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Plans, manages and directs human resources functions pertaining to recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, labor and employee relations, training, organizational development, succession planning and employee benefits. The current opening is in the Employment and Benefits Division.   This position will remain open until filled.  The first review of applications will be on November 7, 2019.  The position may close without notice following the first review period.  Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply prior to the first review period. Major Duties Note: (Duties may vary depending on division and work assignment.) Plans, implements and manages the staff and operations of a Human Resources Division that provides citywide services and activities relating to recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, labor and employee relations, training, organizational development, succession planning, employee benefits, and other associated programs; prepares and presents staff reports; coordinates division activities with other Human Resources Department divisions and City departments. Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies and priorities and conducts general administrative research and analysis for human resources management functions and related activities. Monitors and evaluates service delivery methods and procedures for efficiency and effectiveness, and identifies and implements improvements to administrative and support systems. Recommends and selects appointment of staff; assigns work activities, projects and programs; monitors work flow; trains, motivates and evaluates staff; establishes and monitors employee performance objectives; prepares and presents employee performance reviews; provides or coordinates staff training. Assists the Chief Negotiator in negotiations of wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment with recognized bargaining units. Acts in the capacity of the City's Chief Negotiator, as assigned. Develops and recommends strategy for the negotiations of Memoranda of Understandings (MOU) with recognized bargaining units; formulates and implements effective bargaining strategies and techniques; develops and finalizes the MOU; ensures that the provisions of the negotiated MOU are implemented by operating departments. Provides oversight to disciplinary matters within the City; provides training and advises management and supervisory personnel regarding disciplinary process, performance issues and grievance policy and procedures; recommends solutions to personnel related issues. Oversees the investigation of discrimination and harassment complaints. May conduct such investigations based on Human Resources Department staffing and/or the nature and/or complexity of the complaint. Reviews and evaluates the results of discrimination and harassment investigations conducted by Human Resources staff or an outside investigator; develops and makes recommendations for resolution of complaints and allegations. Develops, coordinates, and administers the City's classification and compensation plan; supervises and/or conducts classification studies and implements recommendations; supervises data collection and analysis; assists in the development and presentation of salary recommendations which are consistent with City compensation policies. Coordinates the activities relating to recruitment, examination and selection; performs or coordinates recruitment, examination and selection for complex or executive level classifications; monitors, schedules and prioritizes recruitment activities of staff; provides technical assistance to departmental staff. Oversees and manages staff who coordinate the citywide organizational development and training programs; supervises staff responsible for developing new training programs, employee engagement activities, employee recognition programs and Administrative Intern programs and administers the City's succession planning activities and programs. Oversees staff responsible for employee benefits, wellness and accommodation programs. Oversees the administration of unemployment insurance claims Oversees the implementation and maintenance of federal, state and City mandates. Maintains, updates and provides interpretation on the City's manual of personnel rules, practices and procedures, and ensures that all personnel policies and procedures are in compliance with state and federal law and Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines. Develops, maintains and administers administrative instructions, rules, policies, procedures and practices manual pertaining to human resources functions and activities. Makes recommendations regarding modifications to human resources management policies and procedures, including those pertaining to recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, training, career development, succession planning and employee benefits. Prepares and administer an HR division budget; monitors and approves expenditures; prepares annual work plans for the division; may act on behalf of the Director of Human Resources as assigned. Stays abreast of new trends and innovations and provides technical assistance in the field of Human Resources as it relates to employment, disability, discrimination laws, training, career development, succession planning and employee benefits.   Performs other related duties, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Knowledge of: Principles, practices and methods of management and personnel administration. Laws, rules, regulations, court decisions and legal interpretations concerning personnel matters. Literature, periodicals and other resources concerning current trends in labor and employee relations, recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee development, training techniques and best practices and employee benefits programs. Federal, state and local employment laws. Labor relations practices. Report writing. Wage and salary administration. Effective supervisory and management techniques. Effective customer service techniques. Ability to: Apply business concepts, key performance indicators and workforce analytics . Negotiate union contracts in a public sector environment. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Analyze and solve personnel related problems. Implement projects and programs. Collect, evaluate and interpret data and make sound recommendations on complex issues. Research and analyze a variety of policies and issues. Keep abreast of current developments within human resources, particularly in the area of employment law, labor and employee relations, succession planning, organizational development and employee benefits programs. Analyze complex administrative problems, evaluate alternatives, and make creative recommendations. Represent the department effectively in meetings, including making presentations. Act as a resource for City departments on training, employee development and succession planning related issues. Facilitate dispute resolution. Exercise independent judgment and initiative. Act as a resource for City departments on personnel related issues. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with a wide variety of individuals. Select, train and supervise staff. Influence organizational change and process improvement. Provide effective customer service.   Skill in: Oral and written communication. The use of a personal computer and applicable software applications.   Education, Training and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Organizational Development, Psychology or a closely related field. A Master's degree in a closely related field is highly desirable.   Five years of recent, paid progressively responsible public sector human resources experience which includes significant experience in performing employee relations duties and labor relations support activities; human resources management or organizational development/training experience; recruitment and selection; classification and compensation administration. Two of the required years of recent, paid work experience must include the supervision and/or management of others.   Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C driver license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Human Resources Certification such as (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-CP, IPMA-SCP) highly desirable. Diversity and Inclusion HOW TO APPLY :  Applicants must submit a clear, concise, completed online City application along with the required supplemental questions.  This position will remain open until filled.  The first review of applications will be on November 7, 2019.  The position may close without notice following the first review period .  Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply prior to the first review period. NOTE : You must submit a copy of our college diploma/transcript.  Applicants who indicate receipt of degree from a foreign institution must provide United States degree and credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcript.  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 college diploma or transcript to merle.wynn@smgov.net or fax a copy to the attention of Merle Wynn at (310) 656-5705.  Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified . 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: Oral Interview: 100%   BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS : Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation including professional reference checks. 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.   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
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The City of Santa Monica is currently recruiting for the position of Deputy Director - Special Projects. For information about this exciting opportunity please click here  http://thehawkinscompany.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/SM_HRDeputyDir_v10.FINAL_.pdf   Closing Date/Time:
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
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 has unpaid externship opportunities available over the summer and during the school year for qualified law students.  Opportunities are available across the Civil Liability, Consumer Protection, Criminal, and Municipal Divisions.  Externs must abide by the highest ethical and professional standards.  Candidates will be considered based on qualifications including excellent in oral communication and writing skills, proficiency in legal research and interest in public service.  Start and end dates are flexible.  Externs should be available a minimum of 10 hours per week. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample of no more than ten pages, and the names of two references by email to CAO.Opportunities@smgov.net with the subject line: "Application - Externship".  A background check may be required prior to beginning the externship.   Applications for externships during the Fall of 2019 must be submitted by second week of June; Applications for externships during the Spring of 2019 must be submitted by second week of October; Applications for externships during the Summer of 2020 must be submitted by second week of February.   Equal Opportunity Employer 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: Continuous