City of Westminster

The Community

The City of Westminster is located in northwest Orange County, California. It occupies 10.2 square miles. Westminster is culturally diverse with its rich blend of residents, businesses, and tourists from many ethnic cultures and backgrounds. Westminster is 5 miles from the Pacific Ocean and 25 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Incorporated in 1957, the City is bordered by Huntington Beach, Garden Grove, Seal Beach, and Fountain Valley. It is conveniently located by the 22 (Garden Grove) Freeway on its northern boundary and the 405 (San Diego) Freeway on its southern boundary. It is 15 minutes from Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm and just minutes from Southern California’s beautiful beaches. The John Wayne Airport is within 10 miles and the Los Angeles International Airport is 45 minutes away. The City is home to the Westminster Mall and the Westminster Center which is a 40-acre site with a variety of retail, food services, and a large theater complex. A Walmart and Costco Business Center are also within the City and are easily accessible, situated along Beach Blvd. by the 22 Freeway.

In 2015 the State reported Westminster to have an estimated population of 91,106. The richly diverse community that makes up the City of Westminster is comprised of 47.3% Asian and Pacific Islander, 25.6% White, 23.6% Hispanic, 0.8% Black, and 2.7% All Other Races. The City boasts the nation’s largest concentration of Vietnamese Americans at 36,058 residents.

Little Saigon

Orange County’s Little Saigon offers Vietnamese-Americans a slice of the original Saigon – with Vietnamese architecture and festivals, Vietnamese doctors and herbal medicines, and Vietnamese temples and television stations. Tucked inside Little Saigon’s shopping centers and strip malls are small, family-run bakeries, tea houses, and delis. In all, there are more than 390 restaurants, about two dozen TV and radio stations, and three daily Vietnamese-language papers. Little Saigon’s centerpiece is the 150,000-square-foot Asian Garden Mall, a hub of Vietnamese-American businesses and cultural activity.

Governing Structure

Westminster has a Council-Manager form of government with the City Council appointing a City Manager. Four persons are elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms on the City Council. Since 1986, the voters directly elect the Mayor for a two-year term.

7 job(s) at City of Westminster

City of Westminster, CA Westminster, CA, USA
Apr 17, 2018
Part Time
Description Under direct supervision, performs a variety of entry-level or semi-skilled tasks in various departments to which assigned; and performs related duties as required. Examples of Duties Performs a variety of research and administrative duties; assists in the development of program, procedures, reports, and manuals, as requested. Participates in training programs. Acts as project assistant on special programs. May assist and relieve assigned supervisor when needed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications. Basic accounting methods, procedures, and terminology. Principles of business letter writing. Basic principles of record-keeping and cash handling. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff. Ability to: Respond to and effectively prioritize multiple phone calls and other requests for service. Make accurate arithmetic computations. Perform responsible clerical support work with accuracy, speed, and minimal supervision. Learn and understand the organization and operation of the City and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Operate modern office equipment, including computer equipment and word-processing, database, and spreadsheet application programs. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and judgment within general policy and legal guidelines. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to the completion of twelfth (12th) grade, supplemented by college-level coursework in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field. Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds. Environmental Elements Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures Closing Date/Time: 4/26/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Westminster, CA Westminster, CA, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Part Time
Description The City of Westminster is now accepting applications for part-time employment for the Summer Parks & Playgrounds Program. Under general supervision, assists in planning, implementing, and overseeing specific activities related to recreation services programs; coordinates and directs the work of staff; monitors the day-to-day operation of specific programs; performs administrative duties related to assignment; and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties Plans, organizes, implements, leads, and assists in one or more recreation programs, activities, and/or systems at one or multiple sites. Assists in ordering supplies and materials for projects and activities; reserves needed buildings and equipment. Assists in planning and conducting community events, general programs, and facility rentals; sets up and takes down tables, chairs, and equipment for classes, activities, events, and meetings. Collects and reports program fees and ensures proper documentation and handling. Provides training, orientation, and guidance to assigned staff; provides input to performance evaluations; assists with hiring employees and participates in disciplinary actions. Monitors facility use; opens, closes, and secures buildings for events, and assists in the supervision and preparation of the facility and amenities for patron use. Acts as a City representative, in person and over the phone, to patrons and the general public concerning questions, problems, concerns, and activities in the provision of recreation program operations, activities, and services. Documents all incidents involving injury, behavioral problems, and/or any unusual events; communicates as appropriate to supervisor, parents, and others. Ensures the safety of the public and staff at all times by inspecting, patrolling, monitoring, and instructing on the safe use of program facilities, equipment, and supplies; maintains a safe, clean, and tidy environment; reports unsafe conditions or illegal activities. Administers basic first aid and adult and/or child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic principles of employee and volunteer supervision and training. Principles, practices, and service delivery needs related to the program area(s) to which assigned. Procedures for planning, implementing, and maintaining a variety of recreation and leisure activities and programs. Recreational, cultural, age-specific, and social needs of the community. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to the program area and facilities to which assigned. Recreation site management. Safety principles and practices, including basic first aid and adult and/or child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) methods. Applicable safety precautions and procedures related to the program area(s) and facilities to which assigned. Principles and practices of basic public relations techniques. Principles and procedures of record keeping, cash handling, and report preparation. Business arithmetic and statistical techniques. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively dealing with individuals of various ages, various socio-economic and ethnic groups, and effectively representing the City in contacts with the public. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff. Ability to: Plan, oversee, implement, and coordinate assigned recreation program operations and activities, as well as staff, contractors, and volunteers. Plan and prepare recreation activities, reports, and other related program materials. Understand the organization and operation of recreation programs and facilities necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Remain flexible and adapt as job responsibilities change. Work independently while supervising facilities and user groups. Understand, interpret, and apply facility use policies and procedures. Provide courteous assistance to facility patrons. Lift and move tables and chairs and arrange facilities for community events and/or meetings. Handle rescues, medical emergencies and injuries in a calm and effective manner, including providing basic first aid and adult and/or child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software programs. Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and two (2) years of experience related to the recreation program to which assigned. Licenses and Certifications: Valid California class C driver's license. Must obtain American Red Cross First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate for infant, child, and adult within three (3) months of hire. Supplemental Information Hours: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM or 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Mondays through Fridays; flexible days considered. Occasional special events outside regular park hours may be required. In-service Training - Friday, June 22nd 9am-2pm Summer Program - June 25th - August 17th PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and/or recreational facility setting and use standard office and/or recreation equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Must possess the physical stamina to lift and move tables and chairs and arrange facilities for community events and/or meetings. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, climb, and walk on uneven surfaces to participate in recreational activities; and push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Environmental Elements Employees may work in the field and are frequently exposed to loud noise levels, cold and/or hot temperatures, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, and mechanical and/or electrical hazards. Incumbents may be exposed to blood and body fluids rendering First Aid and CPR are required to wear appropriate attire for the recreation activity to which they are assigned. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. WORKING CONDITIONS May be required to work a varied schedule of hours, which may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays, at a variety of City facilities. Closing Date/Time: 4/27/2018 11:59 AM Pacific
City of Westminster, CA Westminster, CA, USA
Jun 02, 2017
Full Time
Description This recruitment is for applicants currently enrolled in a California POST Basic Police Academy OR who have graduated from a California POST Basic Police Academy within the last twleve (12) months. Interested, qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Position involves crime response and investigation, traffic enforcement, crime prevention and public safety. Examples of Duties Investigates criminal activities and incidents; coordinates crime scene investigations; collects and preserves physical evidence; evaluates case facts; issues verbal warning and written citations for parking or moving violations; investigates traffic accidents; directs and controls the flow of traffic; patrols assigned district; investigates and initiates correction of public safety hazards; restores order; protects life and property; maintains peace at public gatherings and in conflict situations; provides emergency aid and assistance to incapacitated persons; participates in a secretive and continuous watch of person or persons; participates in the planning and execution of raids and searches; enforces laws and ordinances and encourages public compliance; pursues and apprehends suspects; prepares and presents case evidence in court; performs other related duties as required. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of City, state and federal laws, statutes, ordinances, court decisions and their interpretations; Police department policies, practices and procedures; criminal investigation, law enforcement and crime prevention principles; supervisory principles; human behavior theories; specialized social services; court and trial procedures and etiquette; methods of self-defense and physical restraint; police weapons; first aid techniques; proper use of two-way radio; proper use of tools to effect entry into a building; basic computer skills. Ability to Operate a motor vehicle; apply selected knowledge in collecting and organizing information; remember and recall facts and details; read and interpret complex technical documents; communicate verbally with a variety people; write and speak clearly and concisely in English; perform basic math; public speaking. Education / Experience High school education or equivalent. Applicants for this position must be currently enrolled in a California POST approved Basic Police Academy OR have graduated from a California POST approved Basic Police Academy within the last twelve (12) months. POST certification will be required after hire. Possession of a valid California Driver License, Class C, is required. Class M license may be required after hire. Examination: Only those candidates whose qualifications best meet the needs of the City will be invited to participate in the examination process. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an invitation to compete further in the process. VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Veterans who receive a passing score on all phases of the examination shall receive an additional 5% toward their total score. Proof of honorable discharge (DD214) required at time of application. NOTE: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a thorough background investigation (includes polygraph examination), a pre-employment medical evaluation (including drug screen) and psychological evaluation. To Apply : Applicants must submit a completed City of Westminster employment application and resume on-line using NeoGov, accessible via the City of Westminster website: www.westminster-ca.gov. Unless specifically stated otherwise in this announcement, all requirements must be met at the time of application and all required licenses and certificates must be current and submitted with the required application materials. Application materials must be received by the application deadline. Only applications received on-line using NeoGov will be accepted. Supplemental Information Special Notes All statements made on applicants are subject to investigation and verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. The City of Westminster supports workplace diversity. Women, minorities and disabled persons are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability, which requires reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any portion of the process, please notify the City no less than five working days prior to the requested accommodation. Documentation of the need for accommodation may be required upon receipt of the request. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. This announcement contains summary information only. The complete job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department. Closing Date/Time:
City of Westminster, CA Westminster, CA, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Part Time
Description The City of Westminster is now accepting applications for part-time employment for the Summer Parks & Playgrounds Program. Under direct supervision, our Recreations Leaders oversee recreation activities in connection with a specific recreation services program or functional area in support of community, recreational, or park facilities; and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties Leads, teaches, and conducts diversified recreation activities at various recreational facilities, including parks, schools, and the recreation center. Assists in planning and conducting community events, general programs, and facility rentals; sets up and takes down tables, chairs, and equipment for classes, activities, events, and meetings. Supervises and schedules established programs of play activities for children and adults. Plans and coordinates inter-playground competitions in various recreational activities. Communicates with school personnel to resolve routine operational after-school recreation program issues. Resolves program issues within established guidelines; suggests program improvements. Performs general office duties, including basic cashiering, answering the telephone, greeting patrons, light typing, data entry, copying, and filing; prepares flyers, calendars, and other routine publicity; prepares routine reports of participation and activities. Requisitions materials and equipment; takes periodic inventory of materials and equipment. Maintains recreational facilities, storage sites, and other work areas in a clean and orderly condition, including securing equipment and materials at the close of the workday, performing basic custodial duties and minor facility maintenance; opens, closes, and secures buildings for events. Issues and collects recreation equipment and supplies; makes minor repairs to recreation equipment. Administers basic first aid as necessary. Assists in the encouragement of participation and good sportsmanship. Responds to patrons' needs for assistance or information. Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required. Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions. Maintains accurate logs and records of work performed and materials and equipment used. Monitors the proper and safe use of program facilities by the general public; patrols recreational facilities to ensure adherence to rules and ordinances; enforces recreational facility safety rules; interprets and applies policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations; assists in education about the enforcement of rules and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Must be 17 years of age. Knowledge of a variety of sports, crafts, and games. Prior experience working with children is desired. AN ENTHUSIASTIC, POSITIVE ATTITUDE is a must! Knowledge of: Safety principles and practices, including basic first aid and adult and/or child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) methods. Basic safety precautions and procedures related to recreation program area(s) and facilities. Standard office practices and procedures, including the use of standard office equipment, basic record-keeping, arithmetic, and computer applications related to the work. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively dealing with individuals of various ages, various socio-economic and ethnic groups, and effectively representing the City in contacts with the public. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff. Ability to: Learn to work independently while supervising facilities and user groups. Learn, understand, and apply facility use policies and procedures. Provide courteous assistance to facility patrons. Lift and move tables and chairs and arranging facilities for community events and/or meetings. Learn basic computer system operation to enter and retrieve data for class registration and facility reservations. Remain flexible and adapt as job responsibilities change. Handle medical emergencies and injuries in a calm and effective manner, including providing basic first aid and adult and/or child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software programs. Perform routine equipment maintenance. Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to the completion of the eleventh (11th) grade with college coursework in physical education or a related field desirable, and six (6) months of experience in a recreation program is desirable. Licenses and Certifications: Must obtain American Red Cross First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate for infant, child, and adult within three (3) months of hire. Supplemental Information Hours: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM or 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM,Mondaysthrough Fridays; flexible days considered. Occasional special events outside regular park hours may be required. In-service Training - Friday, June 22nd 9am-2pm Summer Program - June 25th - August 17th PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and/or recreational facility setting and use standard office and/or recreation equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Must possess the physical stamina to lift and move tables and chairs and arrange facilities for community events and/or meetings. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, climb, and walk on uneven surfaces to participate in recreational activities; and push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Environmental Elements Employees may work in the field and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and/or hot temperatures, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards. Incumbents may be exposed to blood and body fluids rendering First Aid and CPR and are required to wear appropriate attire for the recreation activity to which they are assigned. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. WORKING CONDITIONS May be required to work a varied schedule of hours, which may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays, at a variety of City facilities. Closing Date/Time: 4/27/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Westminster, CA Westminster, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Full Time
Description CURRENT POSITION TITLE OF "SENIOR PROGRAMMER ANALYST" IS SCHEDULED FOR RECLASSIFICATION TO "APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST" BY JULY 1. PLEASE ATTACH YOUR RESUME OF TWO (2) PAGES IN LENGTH OR LESS IN PDF FORMAT TO YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION Definition Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical duties in support of the City's management information system; provides technical support to users; troubleshoots application software problems associated with the City's computers and related equipment;and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties Develops new and maintains existing reports; creates programs to assist staff with gathering necessary data. Creates and/or modifies applications. Provides user documentation on report run procedures. Fulfills third party data requests including reports for public inquiries and generating data required by consultants, auditors, senior management, and other municipal staff requiring financial data. Develops interfaces between third-party vendors and financial software to transfer data between various applications. Creates well-tested, high performance, scalable web applications. Serves as technical staff support in the evaluation of software programs. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Microsoft Office products. A variety of computer programming systems and applications. Basic accounting principles. Record keeping principles and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Supporting enterprise applications. Experience in supporting and/or customizing of commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) applications. Microsoft SQL databases and writing stored procedures (T-SQL). Microsoft SQL Reporting Services and/or Crystal Report writing. Microsoft.Net Framework (Visual Studio, ASP.NET , C#, etc.) Microsoft Entity Framework and LINQ. WebAPI web development. Advanced knowledge of Javascript libraries and/or AngularJS framework. Developing/supporting SharePoint 2013 or higher. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff. Ability to: Read and comprehend technical material. Analyze business requirements and develop necessary solutions. Write ad-hoc SQL queries for report verification and trouble-shooting purposes. Communicate technical information effectively to non-technical staff, both verbally and in written format. Maintain accurate records and files of work performed. Make sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, recordkeeping, and tracking systems. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science or a related field and three (3) years of experience working with software applications and programming languages. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment. Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various City and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds. Environmental Elements Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Westminster, CA Westminster, CA, USA
Sep 29, 2017
Full Time
Description THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER NOW OFFERS A $10,000, ONE-TIME SIGNING BONUS FOR QUALIFIED LATERAL POLICE OFFICERS TO JOIN OUR TEAM. THIS BONUS WILL BE PAID OUT AT $5,000 UPON HIRE AND $5,000 UPON COMPLETION OF PROBATION. TO QUALIFY FOR THIS SIGNING BONUS, CANDIDATES MUST Possess a Basic POST Certificate Have served a minimum of 12 months in a sworn position within a California law enforcement agency Currently serve, or have served within the previous 12 months, as a sworn police officer within a California law enforcement agency Have completed probation at their current or most recent agency A 3.5% SALARY INCREASE IS SCHEDULED FOR JULY 1, 2018; AND A 3.0% SALARY INCREASE IS SCHEDULED FOR JULY 1, 2019 A Police Officer involves crime response and investigation, traffic enforcement, crime prevention and public safety. Examples of Duties Investigates criminal activities and incidents; coordinates crime scene investigations; collects and preserves physical evidence; evaluates case facts; issues verbal warning and written citations for parking or moving violations; investigates traffic accidents; directs and controls the flow of traffic; patrols assigned district; investigates and initiates correction of public safety hazards; restores order; protects life and property; maintains peace at public gatherings and in conflict situations; provides emergency aid and assistance to incapacitated persons; participates in a secretive and continuous watch of person or persons; participates in the planning and execution of raids and searches; enforces laws and ordinances and encourages public compliance; pursues and apprehends suspects; prepares and presents case evidence in court; performs other related duties as required. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: City, state and federal laws, statutes, ordinances, court decisions and their interpretations; Police department policies, practices and procedures; criminal investigation, law enforcement and crime prevention principles; supervisory principles; human behavior theories; specialized social services; court and trial procedures and etiquette; methods of self-defense and physical restraint; police weapons; first aid techniques; proper use of two-way radio; proper use of tools to effect entry into a building; basic computer skills. Ability to: Operate a motor vehicle; apply selected knowledge in collecting and organizing information; remember and recall facts and details; read and interpret complex technical documents; communicate verbally with a variety people; write and speak clearly and concisely in English; perform basic math; public speaking. Education/Experience/License: High school education or equivalent. One year experience as a Peace Officer in the State of California and possession of P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate . Possession of a valid California Driver License, Class C is required. Class M license may be required after hire. Supplemental Information Examination: Only those candidates whose qualifications best meet the needs of the City will be invited to participate in the examination process. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an invitation to compete further in the process. VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Veterans who receive a passing score on all phases of the examination shall receive an additional 5% toward their total score. Proof of honorable discharge (DD214) required at time of application. NOTE: Candidates must successfully complete a physical agility exam administered by the City of Westminster. In addition, employment is contingent upon successful completion of a thorough background investigation (includes polygraph examination), a pre-employment medical evaluation (including a drug screen) and psychological evaluation. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed City of Westminster employment application on-line using NeoGOV, accessible via the City of Westminster website: www.westminster-ca.gov. Unless specifically stated otherwise in this announcement, all requirements must be met at the time of application and all required licenses and certificates must be current and submitted with the required application materials. Application materials must be received by the application deadline. Only applications received on-line using NeoGOV will be accepted. SPECIAL NOTES All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. False statements may cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. The City of Westminster supports workplace diversity. Women, minorities and disabled persons are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability, which requires reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any portion of the process, please notify the City no less than five working days prior to the requested accommodation. Documentation of the need for accommodation may be required upon receipt of the request. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. This announcement contains summary information only. The complete job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Westminster, CA Westminster, CA, USA
Nov 16, 2017
Part Time
Description *THIS POSITION REQUIRES A CURRENT, CALIFORNIA CLASS "B" DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A PASSENGER ENDORSEMENT; CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT POSSESS A CLASS "B" LICENSE WITH PASSENGER ENDORSEMENT WILL NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS AND THEREFORE NEED NOT APPLY This Position is Grant Funded-Program continuation is dependent upon successful funding. The position will be expected to work up to 15 hours per week during weekdays with a somewhat flexible schedule. This is a part-time, non-benefited position. Under the direction of the Transportation Coordinator, is responsible for providing daily pick-ups and shuttle service for older adult residents of the City of Westminster. Examples of Duties Provide daily pickups and shuttle service for older adults; provide safe and sensitive handling of older clients; keep regularly scheduled pick-up times; keep van and its maintenance a priority; develop and maintain weekly communication regarding needs, suggestions and concerns with supervisor. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of Safety regulations of large van ridership; specific physical abilities of older adults; basic driving skills; good customer relations. Ability to Organize and schedule routes and pick-up times; work cooperatively with Senior Center staff and elderly clients, maintaining positive interaction; communicate effectively orally and in writing; read city maps; provide customer service as needed, including program information, schedules, and fees. Education/Experience High school graduate or equivalent with two (2) years experience driving large vans. Additional Requirements A Class B California Drivers License with passenger endorsement is required. Applicants who are invited to participate in an oral interview will be required to provide a hard copy DMV printout of their driving record (H-6 only), that is no more than 30 days old, at the time of their interview. Applicants will not be considered if printout shows more than (1) point for either a moving violation(s) or an accident(s). If offered the position, the applicant must agree to a criminal background check (fingerprinting required) through the California Department of Justice prior to date of hire date. If offered the position, the applicant must successfully complete a DMV physical including a drug screen (paid for by the City). Those applicants possessing the most desired qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process. Applicants must pass all testing phases, including a medical examination/drug testing. Supplemental Information To Apply : You must submit a completed City of Westminster employment application and supplemental questionnaire, accessible via the City of Westminster website: www.westminster-ca.gov . Unless specifically stated otherwise in this announcement, all requirements must be met at the time of application. Application materials must be received by the application deadline. SPECIAL NOTES All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. This announcement contains summary information only. The complete job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department. Closing Date/Time: