Creating Excellence by Matching Opportunity with Talent
Do you have the desire to join a progressive, innovative work environment that operates on the cutting edge of technology? Bring your skill, talent and energy to the County of Riverside, the fastest growing area in Southern California.
Riverside County is the fourth largest county in the state, stretching nearly 200 miles across and comprising over 7,200 square miles of fertile river valleys, low deserts, mountains, foothills and rolling plains. Riverside County shares borders with densely populated Los Angeles, Imperial, Orange, San Diego, and San Bernardino Counties...extending from within 14 miles of the Pacific Ocean to the Colorado River.
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County of Riverside
Riverside, CA, USA
The County of Riverside is seeking a highly experienced building and safety professional to serve as the Deputy Building Official (TLMA Administrative Services Manager). The Deputy Building Official will be responsible for providing auxiliary leadership to the Building & Safety Department comprised of approximately 50 employees responsible for critical services including: permit issuance, plan review, building inspection, planning case intake, ordinance interpretation and responding to inquiries related to general zoning and land use. The incumbent will play a critical leadership role and under guidance of the Building Official, will be responsible for public presentations, meetings and projects, and other ventures which require collaboration with local leadership. This position will also assist and strategize with the Building Official in functions such as budget, contracts, audits, and other administrative functions. The Department desires a proven leader with exceptional communication skills that can contribute to an environment of high performance and customer-centric service. Candidates with a broad range of experience in partnering with local agencies, municipalities and other organizations are highly desired. Additionally, candidates experienced in Building & Safety laws and regulations are highly desired. In addition to an exciting and challenging career opportunity, the County of Riverside offers a competitive salary*, outstanding benefits package, and actively promotes a healthy work/life balance. Benefits include: a starting rate of more than 5 weeks of paid annual leave*, a CalPERS defined benefit retirement plan, medical flex benefit of $823 monthly, paid vision, long-term disability, life insurance, deferred compensation (401a) contributions, and 12 paid holidays a year. *Placement within the stated salary range and annual leave accrual rate will be based upon the selected candidates experience and qualifications. This class has been deemed eligible for the Performance Recognition Plan as set forth under Article 3, Section 311(C) of the County Management Resolution.
County of Riverside
Riverside, CA, USA
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Operate a variety of communications equipment including radio systems, enhanced 9-1-1, various telephone systems, telecommunications device for the deaf equipment, recording equipment, and computer systems in accordance with Federal Communications Commission regulations, department policy, and standard operating procedures. Receive emergency calls and obtain essential information to determine locale and assess urgency, provide instructions, and determine appropriate action to be taken. Determine jurisdiction, notify other agencies as required and transfer calls to other agencies when appropriate; dispatch emergency equipment and personnel to various locations to respond to calls; ensure necessary coverage behind deployed assets. Transmit information and orders to, and receive messages from County, agency/allied agency, and other emergency units, type all radio transmissions received and sent. Make inquiries to local, State, and federal national computer systems to obtain information and data as needed. Read and interpret maps to locate emergency incidents, determine jurisdiction, and locate the closest available units; may respond to an emergency in the field with communications equipment and set-up and operate such equipment. Participate in call critiques, a variety of training courses, and/or certification sessions.
Experience: One year of experience involving a substantial amount of public contact, preferably in a public safety agency. Knowledge of: The functions, operations, rules, and regulations of the Fire Department; modern office practices and procedures including filing, record-keeping, and operating standard office equipment; proper English language usage and grammar. Ability to: Learn the codes, techniques, and procedures in dispatching emergency units, operating radio, telephone, Call Director, telecommunications device for the deaf equipment, multi-channel recorders, playback machines, alarm systems, CAD systems, and teleprocessing equipment; accomplish tasks in a controlled and competent manner while working in a stressful environment; follow oral and written directions quickly and accurately; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, law enforcement and fire personnel, and the public; complete assigned clerical tasks with accuracy and speed. TESTING REQUIREMENTS All candidates will be required to take an online assessment as part of the application process for this position. Candidates who meet the position requirements will be emailed a link to take the online test utilizing their Job Gateway Account. It is important that the instructions provided in the email are followed exactly. Initial candidate review will take place on June 2, 2020. Testing links will be distributed subsequent to review. Candidates who meet the minimum score requirements will be emailed information regarding the proctored CritiCall examination. PROCTORED CRITICALL TESTING DATES HAVE NOT BEEN SCHEDULED. AVAILABLE TESTING TIMES WILL BE PROVIDED TO CANDIDATES VIA EMAIL. DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF TESTERS, CANDIDATES MAY BE ASSIGNED A TEST DATE AND TIME. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Prior to employment, candidates must successfully complete all steps of the pre-employment process including a background investigation, psychological examination, and medical examination. Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County.