City of LIvermore

Surrounded by rolling hillsides and rich vineyards, yet located only 50 miles east of San Francisco, Livermore is the epitome of California living with its urban amenities and relaxed lifestyles. Founded in 1869, Livermore is now home to a diverse population of 80,723. This progressive community has become the cornerstone of the Tri-Valley area and takes great pride in its outstanding school system, low crime rate, peaceful neighborhoods with homes in a variety of price ranges, and use of open space. Today, with vintage main streets, elegant restaurants, world-class wineries, and diverse housing opportunities, Livermore retains the charm of a smaller city with the cultural benefits usually reserved for communities much larger in size. Its character, heritage, and smart growth have made Livermore a great place to live, work, and play.

8 job(s) at City of LIvermore

City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
May 11, 2021
Full Time
Click here for a copy of the job flyer. This is an entry level recruitment targeted for those who would like to work in a very important position in the Livermore Police Department. You don't have to be a Police Officer to make a difference in the Livermore community. You can serve as the communicator between callers and the police officers by working in a vital role for a well-respected Police Department. Apply now and receive the proper training to become a highly proficient Public Safety Dispatcher for the City of Livermore. Filing deadline is 5 p.m. on June 1, 2021. ******************************************************************************************************************************* DEFINITION Under general supervision, a Public Safety Dispatcher receives 9-1-1 system emergency and non-emergency calls; dispatches assignments according to police and fire procedures; provides support services and maintains records; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Public Safety Dispatcher provides technical communications support and computer information processing for police and fire activities as well as animal control and public services functions. In addition to call taking and dispatching, incumbents perform varied record keeping, information retrieval, and similar work in support of public safety activities. Incumbents are expected to exercise independent judgment in the performance of their duties with minimum supervision. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General supervision is provided by the dispatch supervisor with direction provided by other supervisory or management staff. SUPERVISION EXERCISED As experience is gained, incumbents in this classification may provide direction and training to other Public Safety Dispatchers. Examples of Important and Essential Functions: Call Taking and Dispatching Functions Answers 911 emergency and misdirected non-emergency calls, and a variety of other public safety telephone lines; communicates and relates effectively to those contacted in the course of the work; obtains essential information from reporting parties about the nature of the emergency; enters information into computer terminals; enters control codes and searches files to research and provide information; assesses urgency of call and assigns code; assesses the nature of the emergency, determines appropriate response level, determines closest available and most appropriate company, and dispatches police, fire, medical aid, rescue, and hazardous material calls via two-way radio or telephone; directly broadcasts critical police emergency calls and general information bulletins; enters, updates, and monitors information such as time assignment, en route time, arrival, clearance, and other related information for each emergency and non-emergency event; monitors location and verifies safe status of public safety and other specified City personnel; monitors and controls radio traffic; connects special hearing-impaired telephone lines to transcription apparatus; dispatches animal services assignments, as needed; refers non-emergency calls to other resources including other City departments, governmental, and private agencies; answers questions and provides information to the public, as appropriate; answers building intercom system and grants identified personnel access through remote-controlled security doors; calls in relief personnel to maintain public safety staffing levels; alerts other agencies and coordinates mutual response radio traffic; and initiates follow-up calls as requested. Administrative Functions Reviews and records case information; assigns case numbers; tallies assigned calls, balances police officer assignments, and coordinates break periods; may take brief, limited telephone reports of lost property; maintains logs and records; enters information into automated record files; reproduces computer generated bulletins; prepares letters and reports and other related forms and records; conducts radio equipment tests; may retrieve or review dispatch recordings; may classify and sort dispatch cards, as needed; and may be assigned to assist in processing arrested persons to jail. Job Related and Essential Qualifications: Demonstrated Knowledge of : Modern office practices and procedures; proper English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation; alphabetic, chronological, and numeric filing systems; effective communication techniques; community resources; map reading; and personal computer operating systems and software applications. Demonstrated Skills to : Analyze situations quickly and make sound decisions in emergency and routine situations; demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills including communicating effectively with those contacted in the course of work; perform multiple tasks concurrently; quickly read and retain information; quickly interpret maps and floor layouts; relate effectively to co-workers; speak in a clear and understandable voice; write basic letters, memos, and reports; utilize personal computers and computer software to perform word processing and spreadsheet functions; meet the City's keyboarding standard (35 net wpm); and exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful, and effective service attitude with co-workers and the public. Ability to : Learn the techniques, procedures, methods, and City dispatching codes used in the operation of a highly technical communications center; use patience, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the public; recognize and discern various emotional states when dealing with citizens in person and while on 911, emergency, and business lines; recognize the voices of field units; and quickly operate electronic data processing equipment and radio consoles. Experience, Education, and Training Guidelines : Any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience : Two years of experience involving heavy public contact while performing multiple tasks and using a computer. Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school. College course work in communications, business administration, or a related field are desirable. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification. Certification : Possession of POST Public Safety Dispatching Certificate is required prior to the completion of the probationary period. License : May require the possession of a valid California driver's license and satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work any shift in a 24 hour period, holidays, weekends, scheduled and emergency overtime, and be available for call back as required; attend classes during work and non-work hours as required; maintain the certifications necessary for this job classification; and wear a uniform and comply with departmental grooming standards. Special Requirements : Essential duties may require the mental and/or physical ability to quickly read fine print, charts, graphs, maps, and computer monitors; see fine detail with no color deficiencies; hear and understand radio and telephone transmissions through headsets, handsets, and speakers, sometimes with interference, static, and background noises, such as with others talking in the room, audible traffic noise, and telephone ringing; hear a telephone ring when the bell unit is located 30' away; discern various tones, rhythms, and series of "beeps" through a headset and over a speaker; discern when a person is speaking with varying degrees of volume, such as shouting or whispering including emotional states; speak quickly in a clear, understandable voice with sufficient volume and tone quality to project effectively over radio, telephone, and in person; move quickly about the building or to other buildings, as needed; stamina to sit for long periods of time and to work long hours; operate computer keyboards and complex radio computer equipment; strength to safely lift and maneuver up to 40 pounds; and quickly bend, reach, climb step stools, and stoop. Additional Information: The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.Closing Date/Time: Tue. 06/01/21 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
May 06, 2021
Full Time
The City of Livermore is accepting applications for the position of Water Resources Source Control Inspector. For more information, please refer to the job announcement . DEFINITION Under general supervision, performs inspections and sampling of industrial, commercial, and residential sources of discharge to the wastewater and storm water systems to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations; inspects hazardous and toxic materials storage areas; reviews building plans for compliance with building code regulations and to ensure discharger compliance with all applicable regulators; conducts public outreach activities; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a journey level classification in the source control series. Incumbents initially perform the more routine assigned duties and work under close supervision. However, as experience is gained, incumbents are expected to perform the full range of duties as assigned with increasing independence. This class is distinguished from the WR Source Control Technician which is the trainee level job classification requiring no direct experience. It is further distinguished from the Water Resources Coordinator in that the latter assumes administrative and supervisory responsibility for the source control program and the assigned source control staff. This classification is distinguished from all other technical classes of the City by its specialized assignments in support of a variety of environmental compliance programs. The duties of the class involve courteous, effective, and tactful interaction with the community to ensure compliance with wastewater and stormwater discharge regulations. Persons assigned to this class perform or assist in performing all functions associated with the City's Pretreatment, Pollution Prevention, and Stormwater programs. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Supervision is provided by the Water Resources Coordinator. Work assignments and direction may also be received from the Public Services Supervisor. SUPERVISION EXERCISED May provide training, assigning and prioritizing work of interns and temporary employees. Examples of Important and Essential Functions: Field Operations Functions Inspects wastewater discharge sources, site runoff, and hazardous materials facilities; collects and analyzes samples; operates and maintains sampling equipment; and conducts educational outreach events and presentations. Administrative Functions Reviews plans for compliance with regulations; processes permits; maintains records and prepares correction and enforcement orders; gathers evidence for administrative and legal action; recommends ordinance changes to comply with State and Federal regulations; assists in preparation of recommendations for legal action; recommends enforcement action; works persuasively and tactfully to gain cooperation of industrial and commercial firms and residents in resolving problems; works closely with Fire Department to coordinate hazardous materials activities and record keeping; and uses personal computer to perform word processing, spreadsheets, and specialized functions. Job Related and Essential Qualifications: Demonstrated Knowledge of : Nature and types of wastes generated by industrial, commercial, and domestic dischargers; flow measurement and sampling methods; "chain of custody" procedures; Federal and State regulations; chemistry of industrial and commercial wastes, including compatibility of wastes with treatment processes; toxic and hazardous materials storage and management; physical and chemical analytical methods as applied to waste monitoring; Federal and State monitoring and reporting requirements; effective communication techniques; effective public relations; industrial processes; and personal computer operating systems and software applications. Demonstrated Skills to : Safely and accurately measure flows, sample wastes, and perform analyses; maintain accurate, up-to-date records; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with dischargers, other City personnel, regulatory agencies, and the general public; communicate tactfully and persuasively with commercial and industrial establishments; prepare clear, accurate reports and written correspondence; read plans and blueprints; utilize personal computers and computer software to perform word processing, spreadsheet, and specialized functions; exercise initiative and creativity in performing assigned duties; and encourage and demonstrate an enthusiastic, resourceful, cooperative, and effective service attitude with co-workers and the public. Ability to : Learn and apply rules, regulations, and practices of the City of Livermore; work with limited supervision and make decisions in the field as necessary; and represent the City of Livermore in a professional, tactful, and courteous manner. Experience, Education, and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience : One year of experience conducting industrial waste inspections, stormwater inspections, wastewater laboratory work, or similar related work in the wastewater/storm water inspection field. Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by two years of college course work in an engineering/scientific field which included chemistry, biology, environmental science, or other related science courses. A Bachelor's degree is highly desirable. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification. License : Possession of a valid California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Certification : Possession of a California Water Environment Association Environmental Compliance Inspector Grade I certificate is required prior to the completion of the probationary period. Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work regular and emergency overtime and be on-call, as required; work under all conditions such as dust, pollen, chemical, heat, cold, inclement weather, and in the presence of noxious odors; travel out of town to attend meetings, seminars, and conferences during work and non work hours; and respond to notifications of spills and discharges. Special Requirements : Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to drive vehicles; read fine print and computer monitors; detect subtle shades of color and changes in odor; converse on the telephone, in person, and to groups and be clearly understood; stoop, bend, stretch, reach, and climb; use a computer keyboard and calculator; safely lift and maneuver equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds; and stamina to stand for long periods of time. Additional Information: The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.Closing Date/Time: Mon. 05/17/21 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Apr 30, 2021
The City of Livermore is currently accepting applications for the position of Family Therapist for Horizons Family Counseling in the Livermore Police Department. This current vacancy is half-time (20 hours per week) and is designated as limited duration. This position is offered the same benefits as regular Family Therapists who are represented by the Association of Livermore Employees (ALE) bargaining group. Benefits are prorated for part-time employment. Limited duration is considered at-will and employment duration is based on funding. For more information, please refer to the job announcement . Filing Deadline: 5 p.m. on Friday, May 21, 2021. **************************************************************************************************************************************************************** DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Family Therapist provides crisis intervention and individual, family, and group therapy for families of minors of the Tri-Valley; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Family Therapist is distinguished from the Youth Services Case Coordinator in that the latter is field community oriented and does not require a professional California licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist (M.F.T.), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) or Clinical Psychologist. The Family Therapist is further distinguished from the Youth & Family Services Manager - Clinical in that the latter manager provides oversight and clinical supervision of staff and functions of the Horizons Youth and Family Services Program. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General supervision is provided by the Youth & Family Services Manager - Clinical. SUPERVISION EXERCISED May provide lead direction to professional, clerical, temporary employees, and volunteers. May provide clinical supervision to student interns/trainees. Examples of Important and Essential Functions: Clinical Functions Performs individual, family, and group counseling to enhance mental and emotional health using a variety of therapeutic and counseling techniques; conducts intake assessments to determine type and severity of problems; determines counseling objectives; establishes diagnostic and treatment plans; conducts immediate crisis intervention as necessary for families in immediate distress; works with resistant families referred by police for law violations or school attendance review boards; receives and reviews request for services from police officers, school authorities, youth or their parents or other governmental agencies; coordinates with probation department for youth involved with the Alameda County Probation Department; reports on assigned cases to manager; rotates assignments with other counselors; may participate on county and local multi-disciplinary teams such as school district School Attendance Review Board (SARB) meetings and mediation meetings with County of Alameda Probation Department; and participates in a team environment to develop/implement client case plans. Administrative Functions Maintains accurate, confidential client records; prepares oral and written studies, reports, and recommendations according to established policy and procedure as required by the responsible agency; documents monthly statistics; works cooperatively with other departments and agencies; and utilizes a computer and specialized software. Job Related and Essential Qualifications: Demonstrated Knowledge of : General fields of psychology and sociology or social work; child and adult development; personality theory; psychopathology; theory and practice of counseling, including the family as an interactional system; causes and treatment of juvenile delinquency; law and organization of the juvenile justice system; effective communication techniques; operation of modern office equipment; and computer operating systems and software applications including word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Demonstrated Skills to : Effectively counsel an entire family of ambivalent clients; facilitate making explicit underlying issues and involvement of all family members, starting with first contact; maintain clear boundaries of responsibility between counselor and family members; maintain good working relations with colleagues, supervisor, police administration, other City employees, and representatives of other community agencies; develop a close working relationship with law enforcement and the Crisis Receiving Home; work effectively with all family members, including those who display irrational behavior and express unreasonable demands without taking responsibility for the actions of others or the consequences thereof; formulate systemic interactional hypotheses and treatment plans; present cases orally and in writing for clinical supervision and group consultation; investigate and prepare reports and recommendations for requests for petitions for truancy from the county superintendent of schools; minimize both the use of crisis shelter care and requests for petitions under Section 601 of the Welfare and Institutions Code; and exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful and effective customer service attitude with those contacted in the course of work. Ability to : Work with local police and school organizations; learn and refer clients to local resources and services; learn the appropriate use of county shelter care; learn provisions and implementation of Comprehensive Youth Services; learn juvenile justice diversion and status offender services; and comply with the Police Department's General Orders, the City's rules and regulations and other policies. Experience, Education and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Experience : One year of experience counseling families of youth including crisis intervention and family therapy. Education : Equivalent to a Master's Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related field. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification. Certification : Current licensure or eligibility for state professional licensing required (Marriage and Family Therapist (M.F.T.), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) or Clinical Psychologist), as confirmed by state registration. License : May require the possession of a valid California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City of Livermore. Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work scheduled and emergency overtime; work evening hours, holidays, and weekends; be available on stand-by and call back, as required; travel out of town and attend meetings, conferences, and seminars during work and non-work hours. Special Requirements : Essential duties may require the mental and/or physical ability to work in a standard office environment; utilize a computer; converse and listen to clients by telephone and in person; speak to large groups and be clearly understood; safely lift and maneuver office supplies weighing up to 10 pounds; ability to sit for hours at a time; and take notes and fill in report forms. Additional Information: The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.Closing Date/Time: Fri. 05/21/21 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
This recruitment is for individuals who have graduated from an approved California police academy and are not currently not employed as a Police Officer. The below description is for Police Officer. ************************************************************************************************************* DEFINITION   Under direction, patrols an assigned area to protect life and property, prevent crime, maintain order, and enforce laws, ordinances and constitutional mandates; performs investigative work in detection of crime; performs public service tasks; and other duties as assigned.   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS   This is the entry level class in the sworn law enforcement series. Persons in this classification work within the framework of established law enforcement procedures and are expected to exercise independent judgment in dealing tactfully with the public in emotional situations and to react effectively in emergency situations.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED   Direction is provided by a Police Sergeant or a higher sworn management position.   SUPERVISION EXERCISED   May provide direction to Police Cadets, Community Service Specialists, Reserve Police Officers, volunteers, temporary employees and other employees, as assigned. Examples of Important and Essential Functions: Field Functions Patrols an assigned area of the City by vehicle, foot, or as designated by the supervisor; maintains law and order; responds to emergencies as directed over the radio and telephone; conducts investigations of complaints and crime reports to determine if a crime has been committed; investigates traffic accidents; administers first aid and gives assistance to the injured; makes arrests; serves subpoenas and warrants; guards prisoners; questions suspects; notes and reports unsafe conditions; prepares evidence and appears in court; searches for stolen property and lost persons; provides directions and information to the public regarding laws, ordinances, traffic safety, and available public services and resources; issues citations of traffic violators; analyzes facts, clues, and evidence and makes investigations to determine the identity of law violators and to locate their whereabouts; maintains effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies, employees, and the public; operates radio and other communication equipment; protects life, property, public order, and the constitutional rights of all citizens; and takes notes from verbal communication. Administrative Functions Writes and prepares reports and completes forms at a rapid rate of speed; collects and gathers data and information using electronic and other resources; and uses computers to perform various functions. Job Related and Essential Qualifications: Demonstrated Knowledge of : Basic English grammar, composition, spelling, punctuation, and report writing techniques; basic mathematics; effective communication and public speaking techniques; problem solving techniques; effective interpersonal relations; computer operating systems and software applications.   Demonstrated Skills to :  Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; read, understand, explain, implement, and enforce technical material consisting of laws, policies, regulations, guidelines and orders concerning the protection of life, property, and the maintenance of law, order, and the peace; observe and accurately recall names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; think and act quickly in emergencies; analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action; use good judgment in making decisions, often under pressure; understand and carry out written and oral directions; speak clearly and concisely; write at a fast rate of speed to prepare accurate and factual written reports; perform basic math computations; safely operate motor vehicles; establish cooperative relationships with co-workers, supervisors, public officials, employees of other agencies; be mentally alert to make observations; relate effectively to the general public; utilize computers and computer software, as required; adhere to the California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T) Code of Ethics.   Ability to : Work as a member of a team or autonomously with minimal supervision; learn and apply City and departmental rules, regulations, policies, and orders; and work effectively with the public, co-workers, non-sworn personnel, supervisors, and other local, state and federal government and law enforcement agencies.   Experience, Education and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience, education and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:   Experience : Experience working in a police program or police department is desirable.   Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school. College courses related to law enforcement are desirable.   Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification.   License : Possession of a valid California Driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City.   Age : Minimum 21 years old.   Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work any shift; work holidays, weekends, scheduled and emergency overtime; be available on call, as required; work under potentially hazardous conditions taking all necessary safety precautions; learn and retain a great deal of factual material; attend training classes during work and non-work hours, as required; wear a uniform; comply with department's grooming standards; maintain high moral character and integrity; and demonstrate a high desire for self-improvement.   Special Requirements : Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to: lift, drag, and transport objects/individuals weighing up to 150 pounds; see well enough to drive vehicles, read small print, detect subtle shades of color with no color deficiencies and vision no less than 20/100 uncorrected in either eye and 20/30 corrected in either eye; hear well enough to detect unusual sounds, distinguish voices over background noise; speak and hear well enough to communicate over the telephone, radio, and in person at distances of up to 50 feet; voice volume and speech clarity to command during an emergency; use of hands and fingers to write, operate equipment, drive a vehicle, discharge various weapons, operate a personal computer keyboard; sit and/or stand for long periods of time; other physical requirements as in the P.O.S.T. Medical Screening Manual Additional Information: The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
This Police Officer (Academy Student) recruitment is for those individuals who are currently enrolled in an approved California police training academy and have not graduated yet.  Academy Students are initially hired in the non-sworn civilian classification of Police Trainee for the City of Livermore while attending the Police Academy and until being sworn in as a Police Officer.  While attending the Academy and representing the Livermore Police Department, the Academy Student will receive $33.86 per hour with benefits.  After swearing in, the graduate will become a Police Officer.  Police Officer starting base salary is $8,047 plus excellent benefits. The below description is for the position of Police Officer. ************************************************************************************************************* DEFINITION   Under direction, patrols an assigned area to protect life and property, prevent crime, maintain order, and enforce laws, ordinances and constitutional mandates; performs investigative work in detection of crime; performs public service tasks; and other duties as assigned.   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS   This is the entry level class in the sworn law enforcement series. Persons in this classification work within the framework of established law enforcement procedures and are expected to exercise independent judgment in dealing tactfully with the public in emotional situations and to react effectively in emergency situations.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED   Direction is provided by a Police Sergeant or a higher sworn management position.   SUPERVISION EXERCISED   May provide direction to Police Cadets, Community Service Specialists, Reserve Police Officers, volunteers, temporary employees and other employees, as assigned. Examples of Important and Essential Functions: Field Functions Patrols an assigned area of the City by vehicle, foot, or as designated by the supervisor; maintains law and order; responds to emergencies as directed over the radio and telephone; conducts investigations of complaints and crime reports to determine if a crime has been committed; investigates traffic accidents; administers first aid and gives assistance to the injured; makes arrests; serves subpoenas and warrants; guards prisoners; questions suspects; notes and reports unsafe conditions; prepares evidence and appears in court; searches for stolen property and lost persons; provides directions and information to the public regarding laws, ordinances, traffic safety, and available public services and resources; issues citations of traffic violators; analyzes facts, clues, and evidence and makes investigations to determine the identity of law violators and to locate their whereabouts; maintains effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies, employees, and the public; operates radio and other communication equipment; protects life, property, public order, and the constitutional rights of all citizens; and takes notes from verbal communication. Administrative Functions Writes and prepares reports and completes forms at a rapid rate of speed; collects and gathers data and information using electronic and other resources; and uses computers to perform various functions. Job Related and Essential Qualifications: Demonstrated Knowledge of : Basic English grammar, composition, spelling, punctuation, and report writing techniques; basic mathematics; effective communication and public speaking techniques; problem solving techniques; effective interpersonal relations; computer operating systems and software applications.   Demonstrated Skills to :  Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; read, understand, explain, implement, and enforce technical material consisting of laws, policies, regulations, guidelines and orders concerning the protection of life, property, and the maintenance of law, order, and the peace; observe and accurately recall names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; think and act quickly in emergencies; analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action; use good judgment in making decisions, often under pressure; understand and carry out written and oral directions; speak clearly and concisely; write at a fast rate of speed to prepare accurate and factual written reports; perform basic math computations; safely operate motor vehicles; establish cooperative relationships with co-workers, supervisors, public officials, employees of other agencies; be mentally alert to make observations; relate effectively to the general public; utilize computers and computer software, as required; adhere to the California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T) Code of Ethics.   Ability to : Work as a member of a team or autonomously with minimal supervision; learn and apply City and departmental rules, regulations, policies, and orders; and work effectively with the public, co-workers, non-sworn personnel, supervisors, and other local, state and federal government and law enforcement agencies.   Experience, Education and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience, education and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:   Experience : Experience working in a police program or police department is desirable.   Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school. College courses related to law enforcement are desirable.   Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification.   License : Possession of a valid California Driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City.   Age : Minimum 21 years old.   Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work any shift; work holidays, weekends, scheduled and emergency overtime; be available on call, as required; work under potentially hazardous conditions taking all necessary safety precautions; learn and retain a great deal of factual material; attend training classes during work and non-work hours, as required; wear a uniform; comply with department's grooming standards; maintain high moral character and integrity; and demonstrate a high desire for self-improvement.   Special Requirements : Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to: lift, drag, and transport objects/individuals weighing up to 150 pounds; see well enough to drive vehicles, read small print, detect subtle shades of color with no color deficiencies and vision no less than 20/100 uncorrected in either eye and 20/30 corrected in either eye; hear well enough to detect unusual sounds, distinguish voices over background noise; speak and hear well enough to communicate over the telephone, radio, and in person at distances of up to 50 feet; voice volume and speech clarity to command during an emergency; use of hands and fingers to write, operate equipment, drive a vehicle, discharge various weapons, operate a personal computer keyboard; sit and/or stand for long periods of time; other physical requirements as in the P.O.S.T. Medical Screening Manual Additional Information: The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
CLICK HERE for a copy of the job brochure. You must be currently employed, or within the last six months, as a peace officer with a California Police or Sheriff's Department in order to be considered for this lateral recruitment. Monthly Salary: Up to $10,763.74 per month (top step with Holiday-in-Lieu, Uniform, and Advanced POST pays) DEFINITION Under direction, patrols an assigned area to protect life and property, prevent crime, maintain order, and enforce laws, ordinances and constitutional mandates; performs investigative work in detection of crime; performs public service tasks; and other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the sworn law enforcement series. Persons in this classification work within the framework of established law enforcement procedures and are expected to exercise independent judgment in dealing tactfully with the public in emotional situations and to react effectively in emergency situations. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Direction is provided by a Police Sergeant or a higher sworn management position. SUPERVISION EXERCISED May provide direction to Police Cadets, Community Service Specialists, Reserve Police Officers, volunteers, temporary employees and other employees, as assigned. Examples of Important and Essential Functions: Field Functions Patrols an assigned area of the City by vehicle, foot, or as designated by the supervisor; maintains law and order; responds to emergencies as directed over the radio and telephone; conducts investigations of complaints and crime reports to determine if a crime has been committed; investigates traffic accidents; administers first aid and gives assistance to the injured; makes arrests; serves subpoenas and warrants; guards prisoners; questions suspects; notes and reports unsafe conditions; prepares evidence and appears in court; searches for stolen property and lost persons; provides directions and information to the public regarding laws, ordinances, traffic safety, and available public services and resources; issues citations of traffic violators; analyzes facts, clues, and evidence and makes investigations to determine the identity of law violators and to locate their whereabouts; maintains effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies, employees, and the public; operates radio and other communication equipment; protects life, property, public order, and the constitutional rights of all citizens; and takes notes from verbal communication. Administrative Functions Writes and prepares reports and completes forms at a rapid rate of speed; collects and gathers data and information using electronic and other resources; and uses computers to perform various functions. Job Related and Essential Qualifications: Demonstrated Knowledge of : Basic English grammar, composition, spelling, punctuation, and report writing techniques; basic mathematics; effective communication and public speaking techniques; problem solving techniques; effective interpersonal relations; computer operating systems and software applications. Demonstrated Skills to : Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; read, understand, explain, implement, and enforce technical material consisting of laws, policies, regulations, guidelines and orders concerning the protection of life, property, and the maintenance of law, order, and the peace; observe and accurately recall names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; think and act quickly in emergencies; analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action; use good judgment in making decisions, often under pressure; understand and carry out written and oral directions; speak clearly and concisely; write at a fast rate of speed to prepare accurate and factual written reports; perform basic math computations; safely operate motor vehicles; establish cooperative relationships with co-workers, supervisors, public officials, employees of other agencies; be mentally alert to make observations; relate effectively to the general public; utilize computers and computer software, as required; adhere to the California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T) Code of Ethics. Ability to : Work as a member of a team or autonomously with minimal supervision; learn and apply City and departmental rules, regulations, policies, and orders; and work effectively with the public, co-workers, non-sworn personnel, supervisors, and other local, state and federal government and law enforcement agencies. Experience, Education and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience, education and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Experience : Experience working in a police program or police department is desirable. Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school. College courses related to law enforcement are desirable. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification. License : Possession of a valid California Driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Age : 21 years old at swearing in. Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work any shift; work holidays, weekends, scheduled and emergency overtime; be available on call, as required; work under potentially hazardous conditions taking all necessary safety precautions; learn and retain a great deal of factual material; attend training classes during work and non-work hours, as required; wear a uniform; comply with department's grooming standards; maintain high moral character and integrity; and demonstrate a high desire for self-improvement. Special Requirements : Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to: lift, drag, and transport objects/individuals weighing up to 150 pounds; see well enough to drive vehicles, read small print, detect subtle shades of color with no color deficiencies and vision no less than 20/100 uncorrected in either eye and 20/30 corrected in either eye; hear well enough to detect unusual sounds, distinguish voices over background noise; speak and hear well enough to communicate over the telephone, radio, and in person at distances of up to 50 feet; voice volume and speech clarity to command during an emergency; use of hands and fingers to write, operate equipment, drive a vehicle, discharge various weapons, operate a personal computer keyboard; sit and/or stand for long periods of time; other physical requirements as in the P.O.S.T. Medical Screening Manual Additional Information: The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
If you are currently employed as an emergency dispatcher in a public agency answering and dispatching 9-1-1 calls, please submit your employment application to work for an outstanding police department. (This is not an entry level position.) ************************************************************************************************************* DEFINITION Under general supervision, receives 911 system emergency and non-emergency calls; dispatches assignments according to police and fire procedures; provides support services and maintains records; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Public Safety Dispatcher provides technical communications support and computer information processing for police and fire activities as well as animal control and public services functions. In addition to call taking and dispatching, incumbents perform varied record keeping, information retrieval, and similar work in support of public safety activities. Incumbents are expected to exercise independent judgment in the performance of their duties with minimum supervision. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General supervision is provided by the dispatch supervisor with direction provided by other supervisory or management staff. SUPERVISION EXERCISED As experience is gained, incumbents in this classification may provide direction and training to other Public Safety Dispatchers. Examples of Important and Essential Functions: Call Taking and Dispatching Functions Answers 911 emergency and misdirected non-emergency calls, and a variety of other public safety telephone lines; communicates and relates effectively to those contacted in the course of the work; obtains essential information from reporting parties about the nature of the emergency; enters information into computer terminals; enters control codes and searches files to research and provide information; assesses urgency of call and assigns code; assesses the nature of the emergency, determines appropriate response level, determines closest available and most appropriate company, and dispatches police, fire, medical aid, rescue, and hazardous material calls via two-way radio or telephone; directly broadcasts critical police emergency calls and general information bulletins; enters, updates, and monitors information such as time assignment, en route time, arrival, clearance, and other related information for each emergency and non-emergency event; monitors location and verifies safe status of public safety and other specified City personnel; monitors and controls radio traffic; connects special hearing-impaired telephone lines to transcription apparatus; dispatches animal services assignments, as needed; refers non-emergency calls to other resources including other City departments, governmental, and private agencies; answers questions and provides information to the public, as appropriate; answers building intercom system and grants identified personnel access through remote-controlled security doors; calls in relief personnel to maintain public safety staffing levels; alerts other agencies and coordinates mutual response radio traffic; and initiates follow-up calls as requested. Administrative Functions Reviews and records case information; assigns case numbers; tallies assigned calls, balances police officer assignments, and coordinates break periods; may take brief, limited telephone reports of lost property; maintains logs and records; enters information into automated record files; reproduces computer generated bulletins; prepares letters and reports and other related forms and records; conducts radio equipment tests; may retrieve or review dispatch recordings; may classify and sort dispatch cards, as needed; and may be assigned to assist in processing arrested persons to jail. Job Related and Essential Qualifications: Demonstrated Knowledge of : Modern office practices and procedures; proper English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation; alphabetic, chronological, and numeric filing systems; effective communication techniques; community resources; map reading; and personal computer operating systems and software applications. Demonstrated Skills to : Analyze situations quickly and make sound decisions in emergency and routine situations; demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills including communicating effectively with those contacted in the course of work; perform multiple tasks concurrently; quickly read and retain information; quickly interpret maps and floor layouts; relate effectively to co-workers; speak in a clear and understandable voice; write basic letters, memos, and reports; utilize personal computers and computer software to perform word processing and spreadsheet functions; meet the City's keyboarding standard (35 net wpm); and exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful, and effective service attitude with co-workers and the public. Ability to : Learn the techniques, procedures, methods, and City dispatching codes used in the operation of a highly technical communications center; use patience, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the public; recognize and discern various emotional states when dealing with citizens in person and while on 911, emergency, and business lines; recognize the voices of field units; and quickly operate electronic data processing equipment and radio consoles. Experience, Education, and Training Guidelines : Any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience : Two years of experience involving heavy public contact while performing multiple tasks and using a computer. (Lateral Public Safety Dispatchers need to be currently employed as an emergency dispatcher or at least within the last six months and have satisfactorily completed their probationary period.) Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school. College course work in communications, business administration, or a related field are desirable. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification. Certification : Possession of POST Public Safety Dispatching Certificate is required prior to the completion of the probationary period. License : May require the possession of a valid California driver's license and satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work any shift in a 24 hour period, holidays, weekends, scheduled and emergency overtime, and be available for call back as required; attend classes during work and non-work hours as required; maintain the certifications necessary for this job classification; and wear a uniform and comply with departmental grooming standards. Special Requirements : Essential duties may require the mental and/or physical ability to quickly read fine print, charts, graphs, maps, and computer monitors; see fine detail with no color deficiencies; hear and understand radio and telephone transmissions through headsets, handsets, and speakers, sometimes with interference, static, and background noises, such as with others talking in the room, audible traffic noise, and telephone ringing; hear a telephone ring when the bell unit is located 30' away; discern various tones, rhythms, and series of "beeps" through a headset and over a speaker; discern when a person is speaking with varying degrees of volume, such as shouting or whispering including emotional states; speak quickly in a clear, understandable voice with sufficient volume and tone quality to project effectively over radio, telephone, and in person; move quickly about the building or to other buildings, as needed; stamina to sit for long periods of time and to work long hours; operate computer keyboards and complex radio computer equipment; strength to safely lift and maneuver up to 40 pounds; and quickly bend, reach, climb step stools, and stoop. Additional Information: The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT ******************************************************************************************************************************************************* DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Water Resources Instrument Control Technician installs, operates, maintains, calibrates, and repairs computer hardware, process instrumentation, data logging, and telemetry; de-bugs, modifies, and customizes software; modifies, maintains, and repairs all components of a programmable logic controller (PLC) based supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems/distributed control systems; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This classification is distinguished by the specialized, technical assignments in support of SCADA systems, PLC's, distributed control systems, computer networking systems, software and instrumentation, telemetry, lab analytical equipment, safety systems, and other related systems. Incumbents will be expected to work independently in modifying, maintaining, and operating the above referenced systems. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General supervision is provided by a Public Works Supervisor and the WR Coordinator - Electrical & Instrumentation Control. SUPERVISION EXERCISED None. Examples of Important and Essential Functions: Technical Functions Installs, calibrates, programs, maintains, and repairs instruments, PLC based system/distributed control system components, meters, analyzers, recorders, control and feed systems, computers, monitors, printers, transducers, microprocessors, and data transmission systems; repairs electronics, electrical, pneumatic, mechanical, and hydraulic systems; maintains and repairs laboratory and safety equipment including gas detection, alarm systems, pH and DO meters; analyzes software problems; modifies computer programs to optimize plant operations and operator convenience; analyzes problems and repairs equipment to component level; analyzes problems and repairs 480 volt alternating current (AC) motor control centers; installs and configures security systems including access control and video system; performs service and maintenance work on a variety of electrical installations, systems, pumps, meters, and other equipment in City facilities; operates diagnostic instruments such as a voltmeter, megger, ammeter, ohmmeter, transistor checker, loop meter, and other electrical test equipment installs and repairs; replaces outlets, lighting fixtures, switches, ballasts, conduit runs and distribution panels; assists in planning and scheduling preventative maintenance programs; develops and implements emergency situation plans; performs all tasks in a safe manner observing all safety practices in performance of assigned duties; trains others in the operation of new or modified computer/instrumentation systems; and upgrades existing systems as needed. Administrative Functions Assists system users in solving data and systems problems and suggests alternative methods of operation; maintains accurate records and updates shop drawings, schematics, and wiring diagrams as changes are made; maintains an inventory of parts, materials, supplies, and equipment used in everyday tasks; ensures that work orders are completed in a timely manner; provides information for budget preparation; may provide direction to temporary employees; and evaluates systems performance and recommends actions to be taken. Job Related and Essential Qualifications: Demonstrated Knowledge of : Methods, practices, materials, and tools of computer/instrumentation trade; the theory, terminology, operations, equipment, and principles of electronics including practices, techniques, and tools used in the installation and maintenance and repair of electrical or electronic systems; electrical, pneumatic, instrumentation, computer, PLC, SCADA systems, and distributed control systems as they apply to wastewater treatment plant systems; applicable programming languages; computer operating systems; Electrical Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety, California Code, and the National Electric Code; effective communication techniques; and federal, state, county, and local regulations and safety practices. Demonstrated Skills to : Install, program, maintain, modify, and repair computer hardware, software, PLC, and SCADA/distributed control system components; install, calibrate, maintain, and repair process instrumentation, telemetry, communication systems, and other related equipment; maintain, calibrate, and repair laboratory and safety equipment, gas detecting and alarm systems; diagnose and repair motor control systems; interpret, use, and update technical manuals, blueprints, and schematics; keep accurate, up-to-date records and prepare reports; work independently with minimal supervision; maintain parts and equipment inventory; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; relate effectively to those contacted in the course of work; practice safe work methods when using hand tools, test equipment, and other related equipment; understand and work from oral and written instructions as well as procedural manuals; exercise initiative and creativity in performing assigned duties; and exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful, cooperative, and effective customer service attitude with the public, co-workers, and others contacted in the course of the work. Ability to : Effectively apply the knowledge and skills necessary for this position; and learn the systems, procedures, practices, and operations of the treatment facility and have a proactive approach to continually improve all assigned areas of responsibility. Experience, Education, and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience : Three years of progressively responsible experience in a wastewater treatment facility or related industrial facility, including experience maintaining and operating computer and other electronic systems. Education : Vocational/technical school certificate or an Associate degree with course work in computer science, electronics, or process control/instrumentation is desirable. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs, which are relevant to this job classification. Certification : Possession of a California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Plant Maintenance Technologist I certification is required prior to the completion of the probationary period. Possession of a CWEA Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist Grade II certification is required within 3 years of employment. License : Possession of a valid California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Requires possession of a valid California Class A license with the appropriate endorsements prior to the completion of the probationary period. Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) Requirement : Incumbents in this job classification may be called upon, at any time, to perform safety sensitive functions, and therefore, may be subject to the Federal Highway Administration D.O.T. regulations and the City's policy concerning drug and alcohol testing as a continuing condition of employment with the City of Livermore. Other Requirements : Must be willing and able to work scheduled and emergency overtime and be available on call as required; work under adverse conditions, such as in confined and awkward spaces, in the presence of noxious odors, toxic chemicals, biological agents, and sewage; work in potentially hazardous areas; work outdoors in all weather conditions; wear and use appropriate safety clothing and equipment, including self-contained breathing devices; and travel to and attend meetings, seminars, training schools, conferences, and workshops during work and non-work hours. Special Requirements : Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to read fine print and fine details with no color deficiencies; drive a motor vehicle; converse on the telephone and in person and be clearly understood; detect noises in electronic equipment; operate a computer keyboard and other electronic equipment necessary for this position; manipulate small parts and components; strength to safely lift and maneuver equipment and tools weighing up to 50 pounds; and bend, stretch, reach, stoop, and climb flights of stairs for prolonged periods of time and/or numerous times each day. Additional Information: The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.Closing Date/Time: Continuous