City of Buena Park

Located in northwest Orange County, Buena Park is a Charter City operating under the Council-Manager form of government. The City has approximately 400 employees with an annual budget of $131,833,300 (all funds). Buena Park is located 21 miles southeast of Los Angeles, and is referred to locally as the “Center of the Southland” due to its easy access to both the 91 and 5 freeways.  With a diverse population of 82,000, Buena Park offers quality residential areas, excellent cultural and recreational facilities, and a stable economy within its 10.3 square miles.
 
The strong local economy includes the Entertainment Corridor, which contains a variety of well-known attractions, including Knott’s Berry Farm, Pirates’ Dinner Adventure, Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, several hotels, and secured development plans for several more exciting entertainment and lodging venues. In addition, the City has a number of car dealerships and approximately 100 manufacturing and warehousing companies. Some of the larger employers in the City include Nutrilite, Georgia Pacific, Leach International, and Yamaha Music.

12 job(s) at City of Buena Park

CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
JOB BULLETIN As of June 22, 2024 Police Officer $7,793 - $10,244 monthly ($93,517 - $122,928 Annually) ***$12,000 SIGNING BONUS*** Applications will be accepted on a CONTINUOUS BASIS. Interested individuals are strongly encouraged to apply early! This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time without notice. Successful Lateral Candidates will be paid the signing bonus in three installments: 1. $4,000 will be paid on the first paycheck following the employee’s date of hire. 2. $4,000 will be paid after the successful completion of a Field Training Program and a 12-Month Probationary Period. 3. $4,000 will be paid at the completion of the employee's second year of service as a Police Officer. Buena Park Police Department Searching for Qualified Lateral Applicants Law Enforcement is at its finest here at the City of Buena Park Police Department. With new state-of-the-art facilities and a community-oriented proactive approach to crime, the City of Buena Park Police Department offers a work environment unmatched in Orange County. Would you like to be part of a team that believes in investing in partnerships with the community, proactive crime prevention, community education, and overall effective police work? If so, the City of Buena Park Police Department features: Patrol Services, Traffic Services/Enforcement, K9 Unit, and SWAT Youth Explorer Program, School Resource Officer Program, and the Citizens Assisting Police (CAP) Volunteer Program Crime Prevention, Investigative Services Bureau, and Forensics Regional Narcotics Suppression Program, Gang Unit, Community Impact Team (CIT), and Gang Reduction and Intervention Partnership (G.R.I.P.) Crimes: Persons Unit/Property Unit, and the Orange County Auto Theft Task Force (OCATT) Our Philosophy The philosophy of Community Oriented Policing is practiced by all Buena Park Police Personnel. The Buena Park Police Department believes in investing in partnerships with the community and actively pursues opportunities for community education. Through the development of unique teams such as the Neighborhood Improvement Task Force (NITF), Community Impact Team (CIT), as well as teams of officers working in specific problem areas, the Buena Park Police Department has been able to have a significant impact on crime and build strong community trust. State-of-the-Art Facilities and Equipment The Buena Park Police Department is proud of its state-of-the-art facility. Our facilities were built with the future of police work in mind. 24/7 Expansive Employee Gym with impressive locker room facilities for both men and women Large patrol equipment storage lockers located near police cars On-site weapons training facility State-of-the-art tactical equipment High Tech Dispatch Center The latest computer technology with a focus on paperless processes Dictation Services available for report writing Working Environment Encourages Career Growth Education and advancement are encouraged and rewarded through generous training opportunities and robust promotional opportunities. Proactive police work is encouraged through opportunities for advanced investigation and collaborative relationships with detectives as a regular course of business for Buena Park Police Officers. Alternative work schedules, such as a 3/12 work week and Special Event overtime opportunities, such as Knott's Berry Farm and Community Events are also available. If you are ready to join our elite law enforcement team and meet the qualifications described below, APPLY TODAY! GENERAL PURPOSE Under general supervision, patrols an assigned area, enforces public safety laws, codes, and regulations, maintains order, prevents, detects, and investigates crime, and carries out special assignments in the protection of life and property; and does related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Police Officer is distinguished from the Police Sergeant, which serves as a first-line supervisor and has responsibility for the development, coordination, and evaluation of sworn personnel that are part of a work shift or section. Police Officers may be assigned to special assignments, such as motors, traffic, K-9, detective, SWAT, field training officer, jail, bike team, VIP handling, reserves, and similar details. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the class. Enforces federal and state laws and regulations, and local ordinances related to public safety and law enforcement. Patrols an assigned area of the city, in a motor vehicle or on foot in order to detect and prevent crime and maintain law and order; may operate a motorcycle or bicycle as part of special assignment detail. Prepares citations, arrest reports, crime reports, daily observation reports, vehicular incident and pursuit forms, injury reports, collision reports, and impounded property reports. Responds to radio messages and citizen requests for protection of life, property and public assistance; appears at crimes and scenes of disorder and determines proper course of action; investigates suspicious vehicles or persons; observes situations related to stolen cars, traffic violations, and proper flow of traffic. Gives verbal warnings and issues citations; inspects premises; assists in the investigation of crimes; conducts preliminary investigations of disturbances, burglaries, thefts, armed robberies, vehicle accidents, deaths, or other types of incidents involving possible violations of public safety laws and codes. Questions suspects, interviews victims and witnesses; books property and evidence; performs basic crime scene investigation; testifies in court regarding facts, circumstances, and violations; completes field and follow-up investigations. Takes written statements; examines conditions of accident scenes; clears scene of obstructions and damaged vehicles; notes and reports traffic hazards; provides first aid for injured persons or requests medical attention in accordance with departmental procedures. Reports abandoned or damaged vehicles; inspects establishments providing alcoholic beverages and entertainment, and other public gatherings and assures that proper licenses and permits are in effect. Intervenes in private or public disputes to protect the public and maintain order; monitors the status of parolees and individuals on probation status, including court orders. Develops and maintains positive relations with citizens, business owners, and other members of the community. Participates in police briefings, exercises, training courses, and programs. Receives, searches, books, fingerprints, and takes custody of prisoners; guards and transports prisoners; provides meals and completes daily records. When assigned to Reserves details, tracks and coordinates the scheduling and training of Reserve Police Officers. When assigned to Traffic detail, enforces specialized Traffic and Motor Vehicle Codes and prepares traffic and collision reports and investigation records; sets up DUI monitoring; coordinates work with the Department of Motor Vehicles and Courts; attends meetings, prepares logs, and makes presentations. When assigned to Field Training Officer detail, organizes, coordinates, and provides officer training in the field related to proper law enforcement surveillance, handling of traffic stops, preparation of departmental reports, and related tasks; completes training records and employee progress reports at regular intervals. When assigned to K-9 detail, assists in searches of suspects and properties; trains animals and conducts exercises in proper pursuit and control methods; feeds and maintains animals in accordance with health and safety standards, and prepares related activity records. When assigned to Detective detail, conducts crime scene investigations and pursues cases involving the collection of additional evidence, identification and interviewing of victims and suspects, and prosecution of cases within the court system; conducts covert patrol; writes and executes search warrants; coordinates property and evidence collection with police support staff; testifies in cases. When assigned to SWAT detail, responds to emergency calls involving hostages, barricaded suspects, suicide threats, bomb threats, deadly use of force, high-risk search and arrest warrant service, and related incidents involving public safety. When assigned to Gang detail, monitors and investigates associations of individuals who belong to known gangs; determines means of gaining access and information from informants related to actual or planned crimes; testifies in cases. When assigned to School Resource detail, visits public schools, prepares and makes educational presentations, maintains communications with school officials, works with District staff on attendance and truancy issues, and counsel's students related to lawful conduct and community standards and expectations. Provides escorts or guard services for parades, various public activities, or meetings. QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge of: Police science principles, practices and professional standards; Federal Constitution rights governing search and seizure and Miranda applications; state laws, Penal Codes, Traffic Codes, and Civil Codes, statutes, court decisions, and case law; local codes and ordinances, departmental policies and practices, and rules governing criminal evidence, criminal acts, arrest and custody of prisoners or contraband; criminal investigation methods, identification methods; crime prevention principles, use of police records, and law enforcement practices; self-defense methods and physical restraint techniques; radio codes, transmission procedures and communication techniques; principles of human behavior; professional standards; contemporary patrol, traffic enforcement, criminal investigation, and related police services, including specialty assignments; communicable disease control methods and techniques; proper care and maintenance of property and equipment; effective customer service techniques. Ability to: Operate police motor vehicles, radio communications equipment, computer equipment, firearms, and weapons; interpret and apply state public safety laws, codes, and local ordinances; prepare and present clear, accurate, and concise police reports and statistical records; analyze solutions to law enforcement problems; convey clear instructions or execute commands; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other divisions, police management, city departments, public and private agencies, community groups and the general public; communicate effectively, both orally or in writing; accurately recall circumstances regarding traffic incidents or crime reports; exercise tact and diplomacy in maintaining self-control in provocative or confrontational situations; think logically and maintain alertness in emergency situations; relate effectively with persons from diverse social, ethnic, political and racial backgrounds and age groups. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this class, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms above and below shoulder level. The employee is expected to climb or scale walls, ladders, or steps, carry police safety gear; stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, squat, or crawl, as well as walk, sit, and run. Sensory demands include talking, hearing, and using smell. This position must be able to pull and carry persons in emergency situations, administer first aid, and fight in self-defense. Employees are expected to grasp and carry power and hand tools, lift, carry, and move persons, equipment, and push, pull, or drag objects weighing up to 100 pounds or more. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information, and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or new skills; remain calm and use effective judgment in dangerous situations; and interact with citizens, business representatives, city staff, other organizations, police safety personnel, school representatives, and the public, and other interfaces depending upon the position assignment. WORK ENVIRONMENT The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions, and in a patrol unit and may operate specialized equipment when assigned to patrol. The work involves exposure to extreme heat, smoke, dust, fumes, and inclement weather, as well as loud noises such as, but not limited to, sirens, alarms, and diesel engines. These positions require the use of safety helmets, armored vest, earplugs, utility belts, and other specialized equipment as well as certification in protective and life saving equipment. These positions are subject to the threat of injury and life threatening hazards as part of police safety operations. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE High School graduation or G.E.D. is required. Completion of up to 60 semester-level units related to general education and police science is highly desirable . Must have a California Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate AND one year experience with a California Law Enforcement Agency. For specialty assignments, completion of all required training and certification related to the special position assignment. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS A valid Class C California driver's license, acceptable driving record, and evidence of insurance are required. Successful completion of the police academy. For specialty assignments, completion of all required training and certification related to the special position assignment within one year of assignment. Satisfactory completion of Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) certification is required within three years of assignment to this classification. Ability to work extended hours in order to meet shift needs, complete reports, attend meetings, or conduct police business. Employees who become department employees on or after January 1, 1987, shall, as a condition of their continued employment, refrain from smoking tobacco or any other non-tobacco substance at any time on or off duty. Violation of this condition of employment shall be deemed good cause for dismissal. Vision: No more than 20/100 uncorrected and 20/30 corrected and freedom from uncorrectable color blindness. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Age : Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of appointment. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States OR permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has already applied for citizenship. Psychological: Applicants must undergo a psychological assessment by a qualified professional to determine their suitability for the position. Polygraph Examination: Applicants will be administered an integrity test and a polygraph examination. Background Investigation : Applicants will undergo a complete, comprehensive, P.O.S.T.-approved background Investigation. Character: Applicants must be of good character and reputation. Applicants will be fingerprinted and records checked in both state and federal bureaus. Applicants must not have a record of conviction of a serious offense, or numerous convictions of minor offenses. Credit rating, if established, must be satisfactory. Below is a list of key benefits offered to Police Sworn employees of the City of Buena Park. This list is a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of seven (7) steps - Entry step through step seven (7) (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Employee pays member contribution. VACATION: Earned at the rate of ten (10) working days per year for the first five (5) years of service. Public safety employees receive a different but equivalent benefit. Additional vacation may be earned by employees after five (5) years of service. SICK LEAVE: Accumulated on the basis of eight (8) hours per month with no maximum accumulation. HOLIDAYS: An average of eleven (11) holidays per year, plus one (1) floating holiday. EDUCATION REIMBURSEMENT: $5000 per calendar year beginning January 1, 2024 plus the cost of books. ADDITIONAL PAYS: Bilingual Pay - $300.00 per month Longevity Pay Employees with 20-24 years of service receive a 3% base salary adjustment annually Employees with 25 years of more of service receive a 5% base salary adjustment annually Shift Differential - $175.00 per month Uniform Allowance - $800.00 annually MEDICAL INSURANCE: Several plans (indemnity and HMO's) are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium according to the bargaining unit agreement. DENTAL INSURANCE: Three (3) plans are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium. The Employee may pay a portion of the insurance premium according to their bargaining unit agreement. This benefit is voluntary. VISION INSURANCE: One plan is available. The Employee pays the insurance premium and this benefit is voluntary. LIFE INSURANCE: Amount of coverage is based on the employee bargaining unit. Premiums are fully paid by the City. LONG TERM DISABILITY: Fully paid by the City. Police sworn personnel are not eligible. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. OTHER BENEFITS: 3/12 and 4/10 work schedules available. Hours and days off will vary based on assignment. Full Flexible Cafeteria Plan Employee Gym Employee Assistance Program – Available to all City employees and their immediate families. OPTIONAL BENEFITS: Option to participate in Deferred Compensation 457 Plan and Scholar Share 529 College Savings Plan. Option to purchase other insurance such as Accident Insurance, Cancel Insurance, Short-term Disability Insurance, and more. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
JOB BULLETIN As of June 22, 2024 Police Officer $7,793 - $10,244 monthly ***$12,000 SIGNING BONUS*** Qualified Pre-Trained (Academy Graduated) Candidates Wanted! This position is for candidates who have graduated from the Police Academy but are not currently working as a Police Officer. Applications will be accepted on a CONTINUOUS BASI S. Interested individuals are strongly encouraged to apply early! This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time without notice. Successful Lateral Candidates will be paid the signing bonus in three installments: 1. $4,000 will be paid on the first paycheck following the employee’s date of hire. 2. $4,000 will be paid after the successful completion of a Field Training Program and 18-Month Probationary Period. 3. $4,000 will be paid at the completion of the employee's second year of service as a Police Officer. Law Enforcement is at its finest here at the City of Buena Park Police Department. With state-of-the-art facilities and a community-oriented proactive approach to crime, the City of Buena Park Police Department offers a work environment unmatched in Orange County. Would you like to be part of a team that believes in investing in partnerships with the community, proactive crime prevention, community education, and overall effective police work? If so, the City of Buena Park Police Department features: Patrol Services, Traffic Services/Enforcement, K9 Unit, and SWAT Youth Explorer Program, School Resource Officer Program, and the Citizens Assisting Police (CAP) Volunteer Program Crime Prevention, Investigative Services Bureau, and Forensics Regional Narcotics Suppression Program, Gang Unit, Community Impact Team (CIT), and Gang Reduction and Intervention Partnership (G.R.I.P.) Crimes: Persons Unit/Property Unit, and the Orange County Auto Theft Task Force (OCATT) Our Philosophy The philosophy of Community Oriented Policing is practiced by all Buena Park Police Personnel. The Buena Park Police Department believes in investing in partnerships with the community and actively pursues opportunities for community education. Through the development of unique teams such as the Neighborhood Improvement Task Force (NITF), Community Impact Team (CIT), as well as teams of officers working in specific problem areas, the Buena Park Police Department has been able to have a significant impact on crime and build strong community trust. State-of-the-Art Facilities and Equipment The Buena Park Police Department is proud of its state-of-the-art facility. Our facilities were built with the future of police work in mind. 24/7 Expansive Employee Gym with impressive locker room facilities for both men and women Large patrol equipment storage lockers located near police cars On-site weapons training facility State-of-the-art tactical equipment High Tech Dispatch Center The latest computer technology with a focus on paperless processes Dictation Services available for report writing Working Environment Encourages Career Growth Education and advancement are encouraged and rewarded through generous training opportunities and robust promotional opportunities. Proactive police work is encouraged through opportunities for advanced investigation and collaborative relationships with detectives as a regular course of business for Buena Park Police Officers. Alternative work schedules, such as a 3/12 work week, and Special Event overtime opportunities, such as Knott's Berry Farm and Community Events are also available. If you have graduated from the police academy, share our law enforcement philosophy, and are ready to meet the challenge of being part of an elite law enforcement team, we invite you to APPLY TODAY! THE POSITION Under general supervision, patrols an assigned area, enforces public safety laws, codes, and regulations, maintains order, prevents, detects, and investigates crime, and carries out special assignments in the protection of life and property; and does related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Police Officer is distinguished from the Police Sergeant, which serves as a first-line supervisor and has responsibility for the development, coordination, and evaluation of sworn personnel that are part of a work shift or section. Police Officers may be assigned to special assignments, such as motors, traffic, K-9, detective, SWAT, field training officer, jail, bike team, VIP handling, reserves, and similar details. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the class. Enforces federal and state laws and regulations, and local ordinances related to public safety and law enforcement. Patrols an assigned area of the city, in a motor vehicle or on foot in order to detect and prevent crime and maintain law and order; may operate a motorcycle or bicycle as part of special assignment detail. Prepares citations, arrest reports, crime reports, daily observation reports, vehicular incident and pursuit forms, injury reports, collision reports, and impounded property reports. Responds to radio messages and citizen requests for protection of life, property, and public assistance; appears at crimes and scenes of disorder and determines proper course of action; investigates suspicious vehicles or persons; observes situations related to stolen cars, traffic violations, and proper flow of traffic. Gives verbal warnings and issues citations; inspects premises; assists in the investigation of crimes; conducts preliminary investigations of disturbances, burglaries, thefts, armed robberies, vehicle accidents, deaths, or other types of incidents involving possible violations of public safety laws and codes. Questions suspects, interviews victims and witnesses; books property and evidence; performs basic crime scene investigation; testifies in court regarding facts, circumstances, and violations; completes field and follow-up investigations. Takes written statements; examines conditions of accident scenes; clears scene of obstructions and damaged vehicles; notes and reports traffic hazards; provides first aid for injured persons or requests medical attention in accordance with departmental procedures. Reports abandoned or damaged vehicles; inspects establishments providing alcoholic beverages and entertainment, and other public gatherings and assures that proper licenses and permits are in effect. Intervenes in private or public disputes to protect the public and maintain order; monitors status of parolees and individuals on probation status, including court orders. Develops and maintains positive relations with citizens, business owners, and other members of the community. Participates in police briefings, exercises, training courses, and programs. Receives, searches, books, fingerprints, and takes custody of prisoners; guards and transports prisoners; provides meals and completes daily records. When assigned to Reserves details, tracks and coordinates the scheduling and training of Reserve Police Officers. When assigned to Traffic detail, enforces specialized Traffic and Motor Vehicle Codes and prepares traffic and collision reports and investigation records; sets up DUI monitoring; coordinates work with the Department of Motor Vehicles and Courts; attends meetings, prepares logs, and makes presentations. When assigned to Field Training Officer detail - organizes, coordinates, and provides officer training in the field related to proper law enforcement surveillance, handling of traffic stops, preparation of departmental reports, and related tasks; completes training records and employee progress reports at regular intervals. When assigned to K-9 detail, assists in searches of suspects and properties; trains animals and conducts exercises in proper pursuit and control methods; feeds and maintains animals in accordance with health and safety standards, and prepares related activity records. When assigned to Detective detail, conducts crime scene investigations and pursues cases involving the collection of additional evidence, identification and interviewing of victims and suspects, and prosecution of cases within the court system; conducts covert patrol; writes and executes search warrants; coordinates property and evidence collection with police support staff; testifies in cases. When assigned to SWAT detail, responds to emergency calls involving hostages, barricaded suspects, suicide threats, bomb threats, deadly use of force, high risk search and arrest warrant service, and related incidents involving public safety. When assigned to Gang detail, monitors and investigates associations of individuals who belong to known gangs; determines means of gaining access and information from informants related to actual or planned crimes; testifies in cases. When assigned to School Resource detail, visits public schools, prepares and makes educational presentations, maintains communications with school officials, works with District staff on attendance and truancy issues, and counsel's students related to lawful conduct and community standards and expectations. Provides escorts or guard services for parades, various public activities, or meetings. QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge of: Police science principles, practices and professional standards; Federal Constitution rights governing search and seizure and Miranda applications; state laws, Penal Codes, Traffic Codes, and Civil Codes, statutes, court decisions, and case law; local codes and ordinances, departmental policies and practices, and rules governing criminal evidence, criminal acts, arrest and custody of prisoners or contraband; criminal investigation methods, identification methods; crime prevention principles, use of police records, and law enforcement practices; self-defense methods and physical restraint techniques; radio codes, transmission procedures and communication techniques; principles of human behavior; professional standards; contemporary patrol, traffic enforcement, criminal investigation, and related police services, including specialty assignments; communicable disease control methods and techniques; proper care and maintenance of property and equipment; effective customer service techniques. Ability to: Operate police motor vehicles, radio communications equipment, computer equipment, firearms, and weapons; interpret and apply state public safety laws, codes, and local ordinances; prepare and present clear, accurate, and concise police reports and statistical records; analyze solutions to law enforcement problems; convey clear instructions or execute commands; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other divisions, police management, city departments, public and private agencies, community groups and the general public; communicate effectively, both orally or in writing; accurately recall circumstances regarding traffic incidents or crime reports; exercise tact and diplomacy in maintaining self-control in provocative or confrontational situations; think logically and maintain alertness in emergency situations; relate effectively with persons from diverse social, ethnic, political and racial backgrounds and age groups. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this class, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms above and below shoulder level. The employee is expected to climb or scale walls, ladders, or steps, carry police safety gear; stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, squat, or crawl, as well as walk, sit, and run. Sensory demands include talking, hearing, and using smell. This position must be able to pull and carry persons in emergency situations, administer first aid, and fight in self-defense. Employees are expected to grasp and carry power and hand tools, and lift, carry, and move persons, equipment, and push, pull, or drag objects weighing up to 100 pounds or more. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or new skills; remain calm and use effective judgment in dangerous situations; and interact with citizens, business representatives, city staff, other organizations, police safety personnel, school representatives, and the public, and other interfaces depending upon the position assignment. WORK ENVIRONMENT The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions, and in a patrol unit and may operate specialized equipment when assigned to patrol. The work involves exposure to extreme heat, smoke, dust, fumes, and inclement weather, as well as loud noises such as, but not limited to, sirens, alarms, and diesel engines. These positions require the use of safety helmets, armored vests, earplugs, utility belts, and other specialized equipment as well as certification in protective and life-saving equipment. These positions are subject to the threat of injury and life-threatening hazards as part of police safety operations. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE High School graduation or G.E.D. AND successful completion of a California P.O.S.T. certified Law Enforcement basic training academy is required. P.O.S.T. certificate of completion of a California Law Enforcement basic training academy must be current at the time of hire. Completion of up to 60-semester level units related to general education and police science is desirable. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS A valid Class C California driver's license, acceptable driving record, and evidence of insurance are required. Successful completion of the police academy. For specialty assignments, completion of all required training and certification related to the special position assignment within one year of assignment. Satisfactory completion of Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) certification is required within three years of assignment to this classification. Ability to work extended hours in order to meet shift needs, complete reports, attend meetings, or conduct police business. Employees who become department employees on or after January 1, 1987, shall, as a condition of their continued employment, refrain from smoking tobacco or any other non-tobacco substance at any time on or off duty. Violation of this condition of employment shall be deemed good cause for dismissal. Vision: No more than 20/100 uncorrected and 20/30 corrected and freedom from uncorrectable color blindness. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Age : Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of appointment. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States OR permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has already applied for citizenship. Psychological: Applicants must undergo a psychological assessment by a qualified professional to determine their suitability for the position. Polygraph Examination: Applicants will be administered an integrity test and a polygraph examination. Background Investigation : Applicants will undergo a complete, comprehensive, P.O.S.T.-approved background Investigation. Character: Applicants must be of good character and reputation. Applicants will be fingerprinted and records checked in both state and federal bureaus. Applicants must not have a record of conviction of a serious offense, or numerous convictions of minor offenses. Credit rating, if established, must be satisfactory. APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT Applicants must file a concise and complete City application regarding their qualifications for the position online through the Human Resources Department webpage at www.buenapark.com/hr as soon as possible. Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education, and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City employment application. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include but is not limited to oral interviews and/or written exams and oral presentations. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment-eligible list from which hires may be made. The list is valid for up to one year unless exhausted sooner. The City of Buena Park is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disability. The City of Buena Park Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy requires that all applicants undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment. Below is a list of key benefits offered to Police Sworn employees of the City of Buena Park. This list is a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of seven (7) steps - Entry step through step seven (7) (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Employee pays member contribution. VACATION: Earned at the rate of ten (10) working days per year for the first five (5) years of service. Public safety employees receive a different but equivalent benefit. Additional vacation may be earned by employees after five (5) years of service. SICK LEAVE: Accumulated on the basis of eight (8) hours per month with no maximum accumulation. HOLIDAYS: An average of eleven (11) holidays per year, plus one (1) floating holiday. EDUCATION REIMBURSEMENT: $5000 per calendar year beginning January 1, 2024 plus the cost of books. ADDITIONAL PAYS: Bilingual Pay - $300.00 per month Longevity Pay Employees with 20-24 years of service receive a 3% base salary adjustment annually Employees with 25 years of more of service receive a 5% base salary adjustment annually Shift Differential - $175.00 per month Uniform Allowance - $800.00 annually MEDICAL INSURANCE: Several plans (indemnity and HMO's) are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium according to the bargaining unit agreement. DENTAL INSURANCE: Three (3) plans are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium. The Employee may pay a portion of the insurance premium according to their bargaining unit agreement. This benefit is voluntary. VISION INSURANCE: One plan is available. The Employee pays the insurance premium and this benefit is voluntary. LIFE INSURANCE: Amount of coverage is based on the employee bargaining unit. Premiums are fully paid by the City. LONG TERM DISABILITY: Fully paid by the City. Police sworn personnel are not eligible. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. OTHER BENEFITS: 3/12 and 4/10 work schedules available. Hours and days off will vary based on assignment. Full Flexible Cafeteria Plan Employee Gym Employee Assistance Program – Available to all City employees and their immediate families. OPTIONAL BENEFITS: Option to participate in Deferred Compensation 457 Plan and Scholar Share 529 College Savings Plan. Option to purchase other insurance such as Accident Insurance, Cancel Insurance, Short-term Disability Insurance, and more. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
JOB BULLETIN As of June 24, 2023 Police Officer Recruit Police Officer $4,928 - $6,290 monthly $7,422 - $9,757 monthly As of June 22, 2024 Police Officer Recruit Police Officer $5,176 - $6,604 monthly $7,793 - $10,244 monthly ***$10,000 SIGNING BONUS*** (Plus Academy Costs/Expenses while a recruit) Successful Lateral Candidates will be paid the signing bonus in three installments: 1. $3,334 will be paid on the first paycheck following the employee’s date of hire. 2. $3,333 will be paid after the successful completion of a Field Training Program and 18-Month Probationary Period. 3. $3,333 will be paid at the completion of the employee's second year of service as a Police Officer. Currently Enrolled in a Police Academy? Become a BUENA PARK POLICE OFFICER! You've made the decision to become a Police Officer. But what agency do you want to begin your law enforcement career at? Look no further than the City of Buena Park. Law Enforcement is at its finest here at the City of Buena Park Police Department. With new state-of-the-art facilities and a community-oriented proactive approach on crime, the City of Buena Park Police Department offers a work environment unmatched in Orange County. Would you like to be part of a team that believes in investing in partnerships with the community, proactive crime prevention, community education, and overall effective police work? If so, the City of Buena Park Police Department features: Patrol Services, Traffic Services/Enforcement, K9 Unit, and SWAT Youth Explorer Program, School Resource Officer Program, and the Citizens Assisting Police (CAP) Volunteer Program Crime Prevention, Investigative Services Bureau, and Forensics Regional Narcotics Suppression Program, Gang Unit, Community Impact Team (CIT), and Gang Reduction and Intervention Partnership (G.R.I.P.) Crimes: Persons Unit/Property Unit, and the Orange County Auto Theft Task Force (OCATT) Our Philosophy The philosophy of Community Oriented Policing is practiced by all Buena Park Police Personnel. The Buena Park Police Department believes in investing in partnerships with the community and actively pursues opportunities for community education. Through the development of unique teams such as the Neighborhood Improvement Task Force (NITF), Community Impact Team (CIT), as well as teams of officers working in specific problem areas, the Buena Park Police Department has been able to have a significant impact on crime and build strong community trust. State-of-the-Art Facilities and Equipment The Buena Park Police Department is proud of its state-of-the-art facility (built in 2009). Our facilities were built with the future of police work in mind. 24/7 Expansive Employee Gym with impressive locker room facilities for both men and women Large patrol equipment storage lockers located near police cars On-site weapons training facility State-of-the-art tactical equipment High Tech Dispatch Center The latest computer technology with a focus on paperless processes Dictation Services available for report writing Working Environment Encourages Career Growth Education and advancement are encouraged and rewarded through generous training opportunities and robust promotional opportunities. Proactive police work is encouraged through opportunities for advanced investigation and collaborative relationships with detectives as a regular course of business for Buena Park Police Officers. Alternative work schedules, such as a 3/12 work week, and Special Event overtime opportunities, such as Knott's Berry Farm and Community Events are also available. Finish Your Training as a City of Buena Park Employee Qualifying candidates currently enrolled in a California P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Police Academy, having completed a minimum of five (5) weeks may be appointed in a non-sworn capacity under the sponsorship of the Buena Park Police Department. After meeting all state-mandated academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, incumbents will be considered for promotion to Police Officer. APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION UPON RECOMMENDATION OF THE POLICE OFFICER RECRUITMENT TEAM. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE POLICE ACADEMY, THESE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS ARE TYPICAL WORK PERFORMED BY A POLICE OFFICER: The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the class. Enforces federal and state laws and regulations, and local ordinances related to public safety and law enforcement. Patrols an assigned area of the city, in a motor vehicle or on foot in order to detect and prevent crime and maintain law and order; may operate a motorcycle or bicycle as part of special assignment detail. Prepares citations, arrest reports, crime reports, daily observation reports, vehicular incident, and pursuit forms, injury reports, collision reports, and impounded property reports. Responds to radio messages and citizen requests for protection of life, property, and public assistance; appears at crimes and scenes of disorder and determines the proper course of action; investigates suspicious vehicles or persons; observes situations related to stolen cars, traffic violations, and proper flow of traffic. Gives verbal warnings and issues citations; inspects premises; assists in the investigation of crimes; conducts preliminary investigations of disturbances, burglaries, thefts, armed robberies, vehicle accidents, deaths, or other types of incidents involving possible violations of public safety laws and codes. Questions suspects, interviews victims and witnesses; books property and evidence; performs basic crime scene investigation; testifies in court regarding facts, circumstances, and violations; completes field and follow-up investigations. Takes written statements; examines conditions of accident scenes; clears scene of obstructions and damaged vehicles; notes and reports traffic hazards; provides first aid for injured persons or requests medical attention in accordance with departmental procedures. Reports abandoned or damaged vehicles; inspects establishments providing alcoholic beverages and entertainment, and other public gatherings and assures that proper licenses and permits are in effect. Intervenes in private or public disputes to protect the public and maintain order; monitors the status of parolees and individuals on probation status, including court orders. Develops and maintains positive relations with citizens, business owners, and other members of the community. Participates in police briefings, exercises, training courses, and programs. Receives, searches, books, fingerprints, and takes custody of prisoners; guards and transports prisoners; provides meals and completes daily records. When assigned to Reserves details, tracks and coordinates the scheduling and training of Reserve Police Officers. When assigned to Traffic detail, enforces specialized Traffic and Motor Vehicle Codes and prepares traffic and collision reports and investigation records; sets up DUI monitoring; coordinates work with the Department of Motor Vehicles and Courts; attends meetings, prepares logs, and makes presentations. When assigned to Field Training Officer detail, organizes, coordinates, and provides officer training in the field related to proper law enforcement surveillance, handling of traffic stops, preparation of departmental reports, and related tasks; completes training records and employee progress reports at regular intervals. When assigned to K-9 detail, assists in searches of suspects and properties; trains animals and conducts exercises in proper pursuit and control methods; feeds and maintains animals in accordance with health and safety standards, and prepares related activity records. When assigned to Detective detail, conducts crime scene investigations and pursues cases involving the collection of additional evidence, identification, and interviewing of victims and suspects, and prosecution of cases within the court system; conducts covert patrol; writes and executes search warrants; coordinates property and evidence collection with police support staff; testifies in cases. When assigned to SWAT detail, responds to emergency calls involving hostages, barricaded suspects, suicide threats, bomb threats, deadly use of force, high-risk search and arrest warrant service, and related incidents involving public safety. When assigned to Gang detail, monitors and investigates associations of individuals who belong to known gangs; determines means of gaining access and information from informants related to actual or planned crimes; testifies in cases. When assigned to School Resource detail, visits public schools, prepares and makes educational presentations, maintains communications with school officials, works with District staff on attendance and truancy issues, and counsel's students related to lawful conduct and community standards and expectations. Provides escorts or guard services for parades, various public activities, or meetings. Knowledge of: Police science principles, practices and professional standards; Federal Constitution rights governing search and seizure and Miranda applications; state laws, Penal Codes, Traffic Codes, and Civil Codes, statutes, court decisions, and case law; local codes and ordinances, departmental policies and practices, and rules governing criminal evidence, criminal acts, arrest and custody of prisoners or contraband; criminal investigation methods, identification methods; crime prevention principles, use of police records, and law enforcement practices; self-defense methods and physical restraint techniques; radio codes, transmission procedures and communication techniques; principles of human behavior; professional standards; contemporary patrol, traffic enforcement, criminal investigation, and related police services, including specialty assignments; communicable disease control methods and techniques; proper care and maintenance of property and equipment; effective customer service techniques. Ability to: Operate police motor vehicles, radio communications equipment, computer equipment, firearms and weapons; interpret and apply state public safety laws, codes, and local ordinances; prepare and present clear, accurate, and concise police reports and statistical records; analyze solutions to law enforcement problems; convey clear instructions or execute commands; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other divisions, police management, city departments, public and private agencies, community groups and the general public; communicate effectively, both orally or in writing; accurately recall circumstances regarding traffic incidents or crime reports; exercise tact and diplomacy in maintaining self-control in provocative or confrontational situations; think logically and maintain alertness in emergency situations; relate effectively with persons from diverse social, ethnic, political and racial backgrounds and age groups. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this class, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms above and below shoulder level. The employee is expected to climb or scale walls, ladders, or steps, carry police safety gear; stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, squat, or crawl, as well as walk, sit, and run. Sensory demands include talking, hearing, and using smell. This position must be able to pull and carry persons in emergency situations, administer first aid, and fight in self-defense. Employees are expected to grasp and carry power and hand tools, lift, carry, and move persons, and equipment, and push, pull, or drag objects weighing up to 100 pounds or more. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information, and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or new skills; remain calm and use effective judgment in dangerous situations; and interact with citizens, business representatives, city staff, other organizations, police safety personnel, school representatives, and the public, and other interfaces depending upon the position assignment. WORK ENVIRONMENT The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions, and in a patrol unit and may operate specialized equipment when assigned to patrol. The work involves exposure to extreme heat, smoke, dust, fumes, and inclement weather, as well as loud noises such as, but not limited to, sirens, alarms, and diesel engines. These positions require the use of safety helmets, armored vests, earplugs, utility belts, and other specialized equipment as well as certification in protective and life-saving equipment. These positions are subject to the threat of injury and life-threatening hazards as part of police safety operations. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE AGE : 21 years of age at time of appointment. EDUCATION : Graduation from High school or equivalent. Completion of 60 semester level units related to general education or police science is highly desirable. VISION : 20/100, correctable to 20/20; with normal color vision and depth perception. PHYSICAL : Height and weight in correct proportion to meet City standards. CITIZENSHIP : U.S. citizenship is required prior to enrollment in the Academy. DRIVER LICENSE : A valid Class C California driver's license, acceptable driving record, and evidence of insurance are required. EXPERIENCE : No law enforcement experience required. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Employees who become department employees on or after January 1, 1987, shall, as a condition of their continued employment, refrain from smoking tobacco or any other non-tobacco substance at any time on or off duty. Violation of this condition of employment shall be deemed good cause for dismissal. Psychological: Applicants must undergo a psychological assessment by a qualified professional to determine their suitability for the position. Polygraph Examination: Applicants will be administered an integrity test, and a polygraph examination. Background Investigation : Applicants will undergo a complete, comprehensive, P.O.S.T. approved background Investigation. Character: Applicants must be of good character and reputation. Applicants will be fingerprinted and records checked in both state and federal bureaus. Applicants must not have a record of conviction of a serious offense, or numerous convictions of minor offenses. Credit rating, if established, must be satisfactory . APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT Applicants must file a concise and complete City application regarding their qualifications for the position online through the Human Resources Department webpage at www.buenapark.com/hr as soon as possible. Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education, and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City employment application. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include but is not limited to oral interviews and/or written exams and oral presentations. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment-eligible list from which hires may be made. The list is valid for up to one year unless exhausted sooner. The City of Buena Park is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status, or disability. The City of Buena Park Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy requires that all applicants undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment. Below is a list of key benefits offered to Police Non-Sworn employees of the City of Buena Park and is only a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of six (6) steps - Entry step through E step (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Employee pays member contribution. VACATION: Earned at the rate of ten (10) working days per year for the first five (5) years of service. Public safety employees receive a different but equivalent benefit. Additional vacation may be earned by employees after five (5) years of service. SICK LEAVE: Accumulated on the basis of eight (8) hours per month with no maximum accumulation. HOLIDAYS: An average of eleven (11) holidays per year. EDUCATION REIMBURSEMENT: $5000 per calendar year beginning January 1, 2024 plus the cost of books. MEDICAL INSURANCE: Several plans (indemnity and HMO's) are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium according to the bargaining unit agreement. DENTAL INSURANCE: Three (3) plans are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium. The Employee may pay a portion of the insurance premium according to their bargaining unit agreement. This benefit is voluntary. VISION INSURANCE: One plan is available. The Employee pays the insurance premium and this benefit is voluntary. LIFE INSURANCE: Amount of coverage is based on the employee bargaining unit. Premiums are fully paid by the City. LONG TERM DISABILITY: Fully paid by the City. Police sworn personnel are not eligible. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. OTHER BENEFITS: 3/12 and 4/10 work schedules available. Hours and days off will vary based on assignment. Employee Gym Employee Assistance Program – Available to all City employees and their immediate families. OPTIONAL BENEFITS: Option to participate in Deferred Compensation 457 Plan and Scholar Share 529 College Savings Plan. Option to purchase other insurance such as Accident Insurance, Cancel Insurance, Short-term Disability Insurance, and more. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Feb 02, 2024
Part Time
JOB BULLETIN Community Services Leader I $17.50 Hourly As of June 24, 2024 $18.38 Hourly Community Services Leader II $17.66 - $18.55 Hourly As of June 24, 2024 $18.54 - $19.48 Hourly The City of Buena Park Community Services Department is hiring creative, fun, and energetic Community Services Leaders. Applications will be accepted on a CONTINUOUS BASIS with a first review date of Monday, March 11, 2024 . Interested individuals are strongly encouraged to apply early! This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time without notice once sufficient qualified applications have been reviewed. The Community Services team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the community we serve. We are looking for creative, fun, energetic, kind, friendly, proactive, responsible, and hardworking problem solvers who enjoy working with a variety of people. Enjoy the Summertime and the warm weather all while earning money and learning about the public-sector! Community Services Leaders work 15-20 hours per week. Current available positions are in the Summer Day Camp, Community Center, Community Gymnasium, and Ehlers Event Center, however, staff may be assigned to work any area within the Community Services Department, as needed These positions require the availability to work a flexible work schedule that may include mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. *All applicants must be a minimum of sixteen (16) years of age or older at the time of application. THE POSITIONS Community Services Leader I Under general supervision assists in implementing recreation activities, including games, sports, crafts, special events, and other related activities; assists in a variety of tasks including coordinating activities, and moving and setting up equipment; may assist in the preparation of ball fields; performs duties as a scorekeeper, youth sports coach or official; may perform a variety of maintenance functions and light custodial tasks; and related work as required. The Community Services Leader I is the entry level in the Community Services Leader job series. This position provides an opportunity for incumbents with an interest in pursuing a career in municipal government, learn about municipal government functions and gain experience by completing tasks and special assignments related to the program area. Community Services Leader II Under general supervision plans, organizes, and conducts a diverse recreation program which includes games, sports, crafts, special events, and cultural programs. Performs related work as required. The Community Services Leader II is differentiated from the Community Services Leader I in that it can perform more tasks independently. This position provides an opportunity for incumbents with an interest in pursuing a career in municipal government, learn about municipal government functions and gain experience by completing tasks and special assignments related to the program area. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this class. Community Services Leader I Assists in implementing recreation activities, including games, sports, crafts, special events, and other related activities. Assists in a variety of tasks including coordinating activities, and moving and setting up equipment. May assist in the preparation of ball fields. Performs duties as a scorekeeper, youth sports coach or official. May perform a variety of maintenance functions and light custodial task such as restocking restrooms, spot cleaning carpets, cleaning windows, mopping, sweeping and vacuuming. Assists patrons with classes and registration. Assists in preparing for facility rentals, special events, cultural programs, and other related activities including coordinating activities, moving and setting up tables, chairs and various equipment. Coordinates the issuance, use, care and maintenance of equipment and supplies. May assist in the preparation of food for the senior lunch program, when assigned at the Senior Center. Community Services Leader II Serves in a leadership capacity. Trains and coordinates the work of part-time and volunteer staff. Attends staff meetings. Assists in implementing recreation activities, including games, sports, crafts, special events, and other related activities. Coordinates the issuance, use, care and maintenance of equipment and supplies. Assists in moving and setting up equipment. May assist in the preparation of ball fields. Performs duties as a scorekeeper, youth sports coach or official. May perform a variety of maintenance functions and light custodial task such as restocking restrooms, spot cleaning carpets, cleaning windows, mopping, sweeping and vacuuming. Assists patrons with classes and registration. Assists in preparing for facility rentals, special events, cultural programs, and other related activities including coordinating activities, moving and setting up tables, chairs and various equipment. Coordinates the issuance, use, care and maintenance of equipment and supplies. May assist in the preparation of food for the senior lunch program, when assigned at the Senior Center. QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge of: Methods of organizing, conducting and supervising, recreation and cultural programs; sports rules, general arts/crafts, and game programming; general care of children and first aid practices; and effective customer service techniques. Ability to: Plan, organize, and conduct recreation programs; maintain accurate records and prepare reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, volunteers, participants, and the public; supervise tasks to completion; communicate effectively both orally and in writing. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, run, or sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to touch, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; the employee may be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; must be able to move up to 50 pounds; may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work; work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work with frequent interruptions; work under intensive deadlines; and interact with staff, management, vendors, contractors, the public, and others encountered in the course of work. WORK ENVIRONMENT Employees typically work indoors and outdoors at City recreation facilities and venues; required to perform physical work. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE Applications will be assessed for each position based on the following criteria: Community Services Leader I Any education, training, or experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities. A typical way to obtain these would be direct experience in leadership, volunteerism, or participation in recreational activities. Community Services Leader II Graduation from high school or equivalent, supplemented with one year of college-level coursework in Recreation, Human Services, or a related field AND one year of experience coordinating recreation programs and activities are required. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Community Services Leader II A valid Class C California driver's license, acceptable driving record, and evidence of insurance are required. All applicants must be a minimum of sixteen (16) years of age or older at the time of application. APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT Applicants must submit a City application online through the Human Resources Department web page at www.buenapark.com/hr . Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education, and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City employment application. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include but is not limited to an oral interview and/or written exams and oral presentations. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. An eligible list is valid for up to one year unless exhausted sooner. The City of Buena Park is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disability. Americans with Disabilities: Applicants with disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources. If you have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (714) 562-3515 no later than 5 business days before the test date. Fingerprinting: Applicants who are selected for hire are fingerprinted during the pre-placement processing period. All fingerprints will be processed with the Department of Justice to verify criminal records or absence thereof. Physical Examination: Employment offers are conditional based, upon the successful completion of a medical examination which may include drug and alcohol screening. Physicals are performed by the City's designated physician at the City's expense. The City of Buena Park Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy requires that all applicants undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment. Below is a list of key benefits offered to part-time, seasonal, and limited service employees of the City of Buena Park and is only a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of six (6) steps - Entry step through E step (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through deferred compensation 457 plan administered by Nationwide Retirement Solutions. Employee pays member contribution of 3.75%. The City matches the employee's contribution of 3.75%. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Available to all City employees and their immediate families. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Feb 02, 2024
Part Time
JOB BULLETIN As of June 22, 2024 $17.09 - $20.73 Hourly Rate The City of Buena Park Community Services Department is seeking responsible, enthusiastic, and energetic Lifeguards to join our Summer Aquatic Program! Applications will be accepted on a CONTINUOUS BASIS with a first review date of Monday, March 11, 2024 . Interested individuals are strongly encouraged to apply early! This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time without notice once sufficient qualified applications have been reviewed. Summertime will be here before we know it! Put your swimsuit on and help create a safe and fun atmosphere at the local pool for the Buena Park community! Lifeguards observe swimmers, enforce rules, guard life, and prevent accidents. Be a hero, enjoy the sun, and have an amazing Summer, all while earning money and learning about the public-sector! Lifeguard Certification Training will be provided! Lifeguards work 15-20 hours per week and are scheduled to work a flexible work schedule that include mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. *All applicants must be a minimum of sixteen years of age or older at the time of application. THE POSITION Under general supervision, the Lifeguard applies lifesaving and swimming principles and practices; first aid principles and practices; and does related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a part-time, non-benefited, position. This position provides an opportunity for incumbents with an interest in pursuing a career in municipal government to learn about municipal government functions and gain experience by completing tasks and special assignments related to the program area. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class. Maintains and works safely with materials and equipment involved in the maintenance and operation of swimming pools. Performs maintenance and cleaning services of pool and other assigned areas. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Maintains accurate records, daily logs, and prepares incident, accident, and operations reports. Passes initial and follow-up tests of safety and pool procedures as well as successfully complete routine skills testing such as backboard drills and CPR reviews. Attends and participates in staff trainings and exercise workouts during evening hours or weekends as assigned. Ensures an excellent guest experience. Adheres to City and departmental policies and procedures. Observes and supervises swimmers in the pool areas. Identifies and prevents unsafe conditions or potential hazards. Identifies and rescues persons in distress or in danger of drowning; provides emergency care as necessary. Explains and enforces pool rules, regulations and facility use in order to provide a safe and accident-free pool environment. Monitors water clarity, inspects pool facilities, and reports unsafe conditions. Removes and replaces pool covers and lane lines. Provide customer services and information to guest, report complaints, special requests, safety conditions, security issues and illegal activity. May assist and/or instruct swim lessons. Assists with citywide special events and community recreation activities. QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge of: Professional lifesaving standards; methods of organizing, conducting and supervising aquatic programs; swimming pool rules and general care of children. Ability to: Perform basic arithmetic; plan, organize and conduct aquatic programs to completion; maintain accurate records and prepare reports and communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, volunteers, participants, and the public; pass a swim test, and demonstrate the ability to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and administer lifesaving measures and first aid. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand, swim, run, turn, twist, bend, balance, push, pull, reach, lift, carry, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to touch, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; must be able to move up to 100 pounds; may be exposed to direct sunlight, heat, wet and/or humid conditions, toxic, chlorinated water and caustic chemicals. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work; work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work with frequent interruptions; work under intensive deadlines; and interact with staff, management, vendors, contractors, the public, and others encountered in the course of work. WORK ENVIRONMENT Employees typically work outdoors at City recreation pools, facilities, and venues; required to perform physical work. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE Any education, training, or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. A typical way to obtain these would be direct experience in leadership, volunteerism, or participation in aquatic activities. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS All Lifeguard applicants must possess the following valid American Red Cross Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Lifesaving for the Professional Rescuer, Standard First Aid (or equivalent) within 30 days of appointment. All applicants must be a minimum of sixteen (16) years of age or older at the time of application. APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT *Interviews and Water Assessment are REQUIRED exams for this position. Applicants must submit a City application online through the Human Resources Department web page at www.buenapark.com/hr . Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education, and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City employment application. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include but is not limited to an oral interview and/or written exams and oral presentations. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. An eligible list is valid for up to one year unless exhausted sooner. The City of Buena Park is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disability. Americans with Disabilities: Applicants with disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources. If you have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (714) 562-3515 no later than 5 business days before the test date. Fingerprinting: Applicants who are selected for hire are fingerprinted during the pre-placement processing period. All fingerprints will be processed with the Department of Justice to verify criminal records or absence thereof. Physical Examination: Employment offers are conditional based, upon the successful completion of a medical examination which may include drug and alcohol screening. Physicals are performed by the City's designated physician at the City's expense. The City of Buena Park Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy requires that all applicants undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment. Below is a list of key benefits offered to part-time, seasonal, and limited service employees of the City of Buena Park and is only a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of six (6) steps - Entry step through E step (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through deferred compensation 457 plan administered by Nationwide Retirement Solutions. Employee pays member contribution of 3.75%. The City matches the employee's contribution of 3.75%. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Available to all City employees and their immediate families. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Feb 01, 2024
Part Time
JOB BULLETIN As of June 24, 2023 $27.21 - $33.08 Hourly Rate READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE ? Are you interested in bettering your community and linking people to community resources? If the answer is “YES,” this position is for you! The City of Buena Park is looking for an eager individual to become a part of our dynamic Community Services Department. Are you able to work a flexible part-time schedule? Are you passionate about engaging with the community's unhoused community? Do you have experience with this population and possess a 'can-do' attitude? Be a part of the small yet effective team that provides creative, comprehensive, and compassionate solutions to help our city’s homeless community navigate life’s barriers. The Homeless Outreach Case Manager is responsible for assisting community residents and their families to navigate and access community services. The position requires an adaptable, highly motivated, proactive self-starter with strong interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will be familiar and comfortable with unhoused individuals and street culture and will demonstrate an ability to establish trusting, hopeful relationships with these individuals. If you are empathic and compassionate, possess excellent organizational skills, thrive working in a team environment, and are ready to contribute in this capacity, we want to meet you! Applications will be accepted on a CONTINUOUS BASI S with a first review date of Monday, February 26, 2024. Interested individuals are strongly encouraged to apply early! This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time without notice once sufficient qualified applications have been reviewed. This part-time position requires the availability to work a flexible schedule between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. GENERAL PURPOSE Under general supervision, performs outreach and case management to individuals deemed homeless residents of the City of Buena Park; provides intervention services; assists in obtaining resources from community organizations in conjunction with local government agencies, law enforcement, and community stakeholders and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a part-time, non-benefited, position working approximately 20 hours per week. The Homeless Outreach Case Worker works collaboratively with our Police Department and partners in the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force to provide assistance and supportive social services to people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. This position is differentiated from other Community Services program classifications by its work related to providing outreach, assessment of needs, and case management to interested and in-need homeless citizens. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this class. Establish and maintain effective and positive working relationships with clientele to provide paraprofessional counseling and case management services. Develop and maintain relationships with various public and private service agencies, community groups, and the faith-based community to obtain services for clients and stay abreast of new trends and practices in community outreach. Assess client needs and characteristics. Identify short-term and long-term needs, provide resources and referrals based on client needs, and coordinate service delivery plans. Assist police personnel in non-enforcement situations involving homeless clients and obtain appropriate care for clients. Assist safety personnel with non-psychiatric emergencies such as transporting clients to substance abuse treatment. May interface with hospital personnel regarding emergency services and recuperative care for the homeless. May perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge of : Homeless assistance services and programs; principles and techniques of interviewing and paraprofessional counseling; social services programs and available providers; networking approaches to identify client-relevant support services; effective public relations and customer service techniques; modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. Ability to : Establish and maintain positive working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, volunteers, diverse groups of participants dealing with homelessness, and the general public; communicate effectively with persons displaying psychological and substance-induced behaviors such as depression, anger, and confusion; ability to communicate orally and in writing to sufficiently secure information from clients, convey information on services available and make effective referrals to services needed; operate modern office equipment (including computer) and applicable and specialized software; document and record information electronically and in written format, maintain reports, logs and files, and database; write clean and concise reports; work independently and use independent judgment and initiative. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Physical Demands Work is performed indoors in an office environment and outdoors in the field. When work is performed outdoors and in the field, there may be exposure to the elements as well as related health hazards including blood and other bodily fluids/products and human-borne parasites. An incumbent drives a vehicle on City business, sits for extended periods of time, uses a computer, keyboard, and related equipment, stands, walks, reaches, bends, twists, kneels, reaches, and grasps, and may lift and carry boxes of records weighing 30 pounds or less. When in the field, an incumbent may walk on slippery/uneven surfaces and slopes, crouch, twist, climb ladders and stairs, and be exposed to construction materials and dust. An incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing, and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to use oral and written communication skills; read and interpret data; thoroughly analyze and solve problems; exercise sound judgment in the absence of specific guidelines; use math and mathematical reasoning; establish priorities and work on multiple assignments and cases concurrently; meet intense and changing deadlines given interruptions; interact appropriately with staff, management, health and welfare agencies, nonprofit/community-based organizations, public and private representatives, the general public including persons experiencing homelessness, housing groups, committees, other public agencies and others in the course of work. WORK ENVIRONMENT Employees work partially in office conditions where the noise level is usually quiet, at or below 85 decibels levels, and partially work in the field and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, subject to heat and variable weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. While conducting outreach, the employee will be required to work in areas inhabited by homeless persons, including working in dirty environments and dealing with a variety of situations and challenging individuals. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is considered qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications is Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in psychology, counseling, human services, social work, or a closely related field and three years of experience in a related field OR High School diploma or GED and seven (7) years of related experience. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS A valid Class C California Driver's License, acceptable driving record at the time of appointment and throughout employment in this position, and evidence of insurability. Employees in this classification will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles Pull Notice Program. Must be able to work a flexible schedule to accommodate City needs. California Government Code §3100 - 3109 requires that all public employees are to be declared disaster service workers and shall take and subscribe to the related oath or affirmation as required. APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT Applicants must submit a City application online through the Human Resources Department web page at www.buenapark.com/hr . Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education, and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City employment application. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include but is not limited to an oral interview and/or written exams and oral presentations. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. An eligible list is valid for up to one year unless exhausted sooner. The City of Buena Park is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disability. Americans with Disabilities: Applicants with disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources. If you have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (714) 562-3515 no later than 5 business days before the test date. Fingerprinting: Applicants who are selected for hire are fingerprinted during the pre-placement processing period. All fingerprints will be processed with the Department of Justice to verify criminal records or absence thereof. Physical Examination: Employment offers are conditional based, upon the successful completion of a medical examination which may include drug and alcohol screening. Physicals are performed by the City's designated physician at the City's expense. The City of Buena Park Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy requires that all applicants undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment. Below is a list of key benefits offered to part-time, seasonal, and limited service employees of the City of Buena Park and is only a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of six (6) steps - Entry step through E step (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through deferred compensation 457 plan administered by Nationwide Retirement Solutions. Employee pays member contribution of 3.75%. The City matches the employee's contribution of 3.75%. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Available to all City employees and their immediate families. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Jan 25, 2024
Part Time
JOB BULLETIN As of June 22, 2024 $18.14 - $23.15 Hourly Rate The City of Buena Park Community Services Department is seeking responsible, enthusiastic, and energetic Senior Lifeguards to join our Summer Aquatic Program! Applications will be accepted on a CONTINUOUS BASIS with a first review date of Monday, February 26, 2024 . Interested individuals are strongly encouraged to apply early! This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time without notice once sufficient qualified applications have been reviewed. Summertime will be here before we know it! Put your swimsuit on and help create a safe and fun atmosphere at the local pool for the Buena Park community. Be a hero, enjoy the sun, and have an amazing Summer, all while earning money and learning about the public-sector! Senior Lifeguards work 20-30 hours per week and are scheduled to work a flexible work schedule that include mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. *All applicants must be a minimum of sixteen years of age or older at the time of application. GENERAL PURPOSE Under general supervision, the Senior Lifeguard supervises pool lifeguards and other pool personnel; directs pool activities on an assigned shift; applies lifesaving and swimming principles and practices; first aid principles and practices; and does other related work as required and assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a part-time, non-benefited, position. The Senior Lifeguard is differentiated from the Lifeguard in that it can perform more tasks independently. This position may provide direction to other Lifeguards and pool personnel. This position provides an opportunity for incumbents with an interest in pursuing a career in municipal government to learn about municipal government functions and gain experience by completing tasks and special assignments related to the program area. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class. Assist in training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating aquatic staff and other employees. Ensures an excellent guest experience and maintains order among pool patrons. Oversees plans, develops, conducts and supervises a wide variety of activities and the daily operations of aquatics programming. Adheres to City and departmental policies and procedures. Takes charge of emergency situations and provides emergency care as necessary. Assists in organizing and conducting weekly and annual in-service training for aquatic staff. Assigns job responsibilities such as facility clean up and maintenance. Maintains program records and prepares reports as required. Tests and monitors water chemistry and clarity; and inspect facilities. Monitors and assists with desk reception, telephone support and related customer service activities. Monitors and assists in accepting registrations and fees, processing receipts, and accounting for money. Monitors and assists in preparation of facilities for regular operation of recreation swim, lessons, and other daily operations. Removes and replaces pool covers and lane lines. Assists with routine pool cleaning and maintenance work on or around swimming pool. Monitors and patrols the swimming pool and aquatics facility including keeping a lookout for accidents in the water and pool area; warn patrons and dangerous practices with pool usage. Follows and enforces pool regulations and codes in an effort to prevent patron accidents. May perform the duties of a Lifeguard, Swim Instructor, and Cashier as needed. May act for the Aquatics Coordinator in his/her absence. Assists in citywide special events and community recreation activities. QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge of: Professional lifesaving standards; methods of organizing, conducting and supervising aquatic programs; swimming pool rules and general care of children. Ability to: Perform basic arithmetic; plan, organize and conduct aquatic programs to completion; maintain accurate records and prepare reports and communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, volunteers, participants, and the public; pass a swim test, and demonstrate the ability to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and administer lifesaving measures and first aid. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions . Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand, swim, run, turn, twist, bend, balance, push, pull, reach, lift, carry, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to touch, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; must be able to move up to 100 pounds; may be exposed to direct sunlight, heat, wet and/or humid conditions, toxic, chlorinated water and caustic chemicals. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work; work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work with frequent interruptions; work under intensive deadlines; and interact with staff, management, vendors, contractors, the public, and others encountered in the course of work. WORK ENVIRONMENT Employees typically work outdoors at City recreation pools, facilities and venues; required to perform physical work. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE Any education, training or experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities and one year paid or volunteer experience working in an aquatic program. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS All applicants must possess the following valid American Red Cross Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Lifesaving for the Professional Rescuer, and Standard First Aid (or equivalent) within 30 days of appointment. All applicants must be a minimum of sixteen (16) years of age or older at the time of application. APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT *Interviews and a Water Assessment are REQUIRED exams for this position. Applicants must submit a City application online through the Human Resources Department web page at www.buenapark.com/hr . Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education, and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City employment application. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include but is not limited to an oral interview and/or written exams and oral presentations. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. An eligible list is valid for up to one year unless exhausted sooner. The City of Buena Park is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disability. Americans with Disabilities: Applicants with disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources. If you have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (714) 562-3515 no later than 5 business days before the test date. Fingerprinting: Applicants who are selected for hire are fingerprinted during the pre-placement processing period. All fingerprints will be processed with the Department of Justice to verify criminal records or absence thereof. Physical Examination: Employment offers are conditional based, upon the successful completion of a medical examination which may include drug and alcohol screening. Physicals are performed by the City's designated physician at the City's expense. The City of Buena Park Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy requires that all applicants undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment. Below is a list of key benefits offered to part-time, seasonal, and limited service employees of the City of Buena Park and is only a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of six (6) steps - Entry step through E step (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through deferred compensation 457 plan administered by Nationwide Retirement Solutions. Employee pays member contribution of 3.75%. The City matches the employee's contribution of 3.75%. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Available to all City employees and their immediate families. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Jan 25, 2024
Part Time
JOB BULLETIN As of June 22, 2024 $19.02 - $20.97 Hourly Rate The City of Buena Park Community Services Department is seeking enthusiastic, energetic, purpose-driven, and customer service-oriented individuals looking to start a career in the public-sector. Applications will be accepted on a CONTINUOUS BASIS with a first review date of Monday, February 26, 2024 . Interested individuals are strongly encouraged to apply early! This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time without notice once sufficient qualified applications have been reviewed. Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the community we serve. The City of Buena Park is looking for kind, friendly, proactive, responsible, and hardworking problem-solvers who enjoy working with a variety of people. The Senior Community Services Leader position is a part-time, non-benefited, position working 10-20 hours per week. Current vacancies for this position are available in the Summer Day Camp and Afterschool Programming, however, staff may be assigned to work any area within the Community Services Department, as needed. These positions require the availability to work a flexible work schedule that may include mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. THE POSITION Under general supervision, the Senior Community Services Leader provides direction, coordinates, organizes, and conducts a variety of diverse recreation programs which include organizing games, crafts, youth sports, after-school programming, Summer day camps, fitness activities, and special events, and other related activities such as; attend staff meetings; perform public speaking at programs and events; coordinate the issuance, use, care and maintenance of equipment and supplies; serve in a leadership capacity; train and coordinate the work of part-time and volunteer staff. Additional tasks may include performing light maintenance and custodial work and other related work as required and assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a part-time, non-benefited, position working 10-20 hours per week. The Senior Community Services Leader is differentiated from the Community Services Leader I/II in that it can perform more tasks independently. This position provides an opportunity for incumbents with an interest in pursuing a career in municipal government to learn about municipal government functions and gain experience by completing tasks and special assignments related to the program area. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class. Serves in a leadership capacity. Trains and coordinates the work of part-time and volunteer staff. Attends staff meetings. Assists in implementing recreation activities, including games, sports, crafts, special events, and other related activities. Coordinates the issuance, use, care and maintenance of equipment and supplies. Assists in moving and setting up equipment. May assist in the preparation of ball fields. Performs duties as a scorekeeper, youth sports coach or official. May perform a variety of maintenance functions and light custodial task such as restocking restrooms, spot cleaning carpets, cleaning windows, mopping, sweeping and vacuuming. Assists patrons with classes and registration. Assists in preparing for facility rentals, special events, cultural programs, and other related activities including coordinating activities, moving and setting up tables, chairs and various equipment. Coordinates the issuance, use, care and maintenance of equipment and supplies. May assist in the preparation of food for the senior lunch program, when assigned at the Senior Center. QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge of: Methods of organizing, conducting and supervising recreation and cultural programs; sports rules, general arts and crafts and game programming; general care of children and first aid practices. Ability to: Plan, organize and conduct recreation programs; maintain accurate records and prepare reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, volunteers, participants, and the public; supervise tasks to completion; communicate effectively both orally and in writing. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, run, or sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to touch, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; the employee may be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; must be able to move up to 50 pounds; may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work; work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work with frequent interruptions; work under intensive deadlines; and interact with staff, management, vendors, contractors, the public, and others encountered in the course of work. WORK ENVIRONMENT Employees typically work indoors and outdoors at City recreation facilities and venues; required to perform physical work. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE Graduation from high school or equivalent, supplemented with one year of college level coursework in Recreation, Human Services, or a related field AND two years of experience coordinating recreation programs and activities is required. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Valid California Class C driver license, acceptable driving record, and evidence of insurance are required. APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT Applicants must submit a City application online through the Human Resources Department web page at www.buenapark.com/hr . Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education, and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City employment application. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include but is not limited to an oral interview and/or written exams and oral presentations. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. An eligible list is valid for up to one year unless exhausted sooner. The City of Buena Park is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disability. Americans with Disabilities: Applicants with disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources. If you have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (714) 562-3515 no later than 5 business days before the test date. Fingerprinting: Applicants who are selected for hire are fingerprinted during the pre-placement processing period. All fingerprints will be processed with the Department of Justice to verify criminal records or absence thereof. Physical Examination: Employment offers are conditional based, upon the successful completion of a medical examination which may include drug and alcohol screening. Physicals are performed by the City's designated physician at the City's expense. The City of Buena Park Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy requires that all applicants undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment. Below is a list of key benefits offered to part-time, seasonal, and limited service employees of the City of Buena Park and is only a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of six (6) steps - Entry step through E step (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through deferred compensation 457 plan administered by Nationwide Retirement Solutions. Employee pays member contribution of 3.75%. The City matches the employee's contribution of 3.75%. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Available to all City employees and their immediate families. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Jan 18, 2024
Full Time
JOB BULLETIN As of June 24, 2023 Police Officer Recruit Police Officer $4,928 - $6,290 monthly $7,422 - $9,757 monthly As of June 22, 2024 Police Officer Recruit Police Officer $5,176 - $6,604 monthly $7,793 - $10,244 monthly (Plus Academy Costs/expenses while a recruit) ***$10,000 SIGNING BONUS*** Successful Candidates will be paid $3,334 of the Signing Bonus at the time of hire, $3,333 after completion of a Field Training Program and 18-Month Probationary Period, and $3,333 at the completion of the second year of service. Applications will be accepted on a CONTINUOUS BASIS until positions are filled. Apply early! This position may close at any time without notice. Interested parties are strongly encouraged to submit application materials as soon as possible. Were you born for this? Law Enforcement is at its finest here at the City of Buena Park Police Department. With new state-of-the-art facilities and a community-oriented proactive approach on crime, the City of Buena Park Police Department offers a work environment unmatched in Orange County. Would you like to be part of a team that believes in investing in partnerships with the community, proactive crime prevention, community education, and overall effective police work? If so, the City of Buena Park Police Department features: Patrol Services, Traffic Services/Enforcement, K9 Unit, and SWAT * Youth Explorer Program, School Resource Officer Program, and the Citizens Assisting Police (CAP) Volunteer Program * Crime Prevention, Investigative Services Bureau, and Forensics * Regional Narcotics Suppression Program, Gang Unit, Community Impact Team (CIT), and Gang Reduction and Intervention Partnership (G.R.I.P.) Crimes: Persons Unit/Property Unit and the Orange County Auto Theft Task Force (OCATT) Our Philosophy The philosophy of Community Oriented Policing is practiced by all Buena Park Police Personnel. The Buena Park Police Department believes in investing in partnerships with the community and actively pursues opportunities for community education. Through the development of unique teams, such as the Neighborhood Improvement Task Force (NITF), Community Impact Team (CIT), as well as teams of officers working in specific problem areas, the Buena Park Police Department has been able to have a significant impact on crime and build strong community trust. State-of-the-Art Facilities and Equipment The Buena Park Police Department is proud of its state-of-the-art facility built in 2009. Our facilities were built with the future of police work in mind. 24/7 Expansive Employee Gym with impressive locker room facilities for both men and women Large patrol equipment storage lockers located near police cars On site weapons training facility State-of-the-art tactical equipment High Tech Dispatch Center The latest computer technology with the focus on paperless processes Dictation Services available for report writing Working Environment Encourages Career Growth Education and advancement are encouraged and rewarded through generous training opportunities and robust promotional opportunities. Proactive police work is encouraged through opportunities for advanced investigation and collaborative relationships with detectives as a regular course of business for Buena Park Police Officers. Alternative work schedules, such as a 3/12 work week and Special Event overtime opportunities, such as Knott's Berry Farm and Community Events, are also available. Training Provided - Police Academy Career-minded individuals will be enrolled in a California P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Police Academy in a non-sworn capacity under the sponsorship of the Buena Park Police Department. After meeting all state mandated academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, incumbents will be considered for promotion to Police Officer. If you are ready to meet the challenge and meet the qualifications described below APPLY TODAY! AFTER COMPLETION OF THE POLICE ACADEMY, THESE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS ARE TYPICAL WORK PERFORMED BY A POLICE OFFICER: The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the class. 1. Enforces federal and state laws and regulations, and local ordinances related to public safety and law enforcement. 2. Patrols an assigned area of the city, in a motor vehicle or on foot in order to detect and prevent crime and maintain law and order; may operate a motorcycle or bicycle as part of special assignment detail. 3. Prepares citations, arrest reports, crime reports, daily observation reports, vehicular incident, and pursuit forms, injury reports, collision reports, and impounded property reports. 4. Responds to radio messages and citizen requests for protection of life, property, and public assistance; appears at crimes and scenes of disorder and determines the proper course of action; investigates suspicious vehicles or persons; observes situations related to stolen cars, traffic violations, and proper flow of traffic. 5. Gives verbal warnings and issues citations; inspects premises; assists in the investigation of crimes; conducts preliminary investigations of disturbances, burglaries, thefts, armed robberies, vehicle accidents, deaths or other types of incidents involving possible violation of public safety laws and codes. 6. Questions suspects, interviews victims and witnesses; books property and evidence; performs basic crime scene investigation; testifies in court regarding facts, circumstances, and violations; completes field and follow-up investigations. 7. Takes written statements; examines conditions of accident scenes; clears scene of obstructions and damaged vehicles; notes and reports traffic hazards; provides first aid for injured persons or requests medical attention in accordance with departmental procedures. 8. Reports abandoned or damaged vehicles; inspects establishments providing alcoholic beverages and entertainment, and other public gatherings and assures that proper licenses and permits are in effect. 9. Intervenes in private or public disputes to protect the public and maintain order; monitors the status of parolees and individuals on probation status, including court orders. 10. Develops and maintains positive relations with citizens, business owners, and other members of the community. 11. Participates in police briefings, exercises, training courses, and programs. 12. Receives, searches, books, fingerprints, and takes custody of prisoners; guards and transports prisoners; provides meals and completes daily records. 13. When assigned to Reserves details, tracks and coordinates the scheduling and training of Reserve Police Officers. 14. When assigned to Traffic detail, enforces specialized Traffic and Motor Vehicle Codes and prepares traffic and collision reports and investigation records; sets up DUI monitoring; coordinates work with the Department of Motor Vehicles and Courts; attends meetings, prepares logs, and makes presentations. 15. When assigned to Field Training Officer detail, organizes, coordinates, and provides officer training in the field related to proper law enforcement surveillance, handling of traffic stops, preparation of departmental reports, and related tasks; completes training records and employee progress reports at regular intervals. 16. When assigned to K-9 detail, assists in searches of suspects and properties; trains animals and conducts exercises in proper pursuit and control methods; feeds and maintains animals in accordance with health and safety standards, and prepares related activity records. 17. When assigned to Detective detail, conducts crime scene investigations and pursues cases involving the collection of additional evidence, identification, and interviewing of victims and suspects, and prosecution of cases within the court system; conducts covert patrol; writes and executes search warrants; coordinates property and evidence collection with police support staff; testifies in cases. 18. When assigned to SWAT detail, responds to emergency calls involving hostages, barricaded suspects, suicide threats, bomb threats, deadly use of force, high-risk search and arrest warrant service, and related incidents involving public safety. 19. When assigned to Gang detail, monitors and investigates associations of individuals who belong to known gangs; determines means of gaining access and information from informants related to actual or planned crimes; testifies in cases. 20. When assigned to School Resource detail, visits public schools, prepares and makes educational presentations, maintains communications with school officials, works with District staff on attendance and truancy issues, and counsels students related to lawful conduct and community standards and expectations. 21. Provides escorts or guard services for parades, various public activities, or meetings. QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge of : Police science principles, practices and professional standards; Federal Constitution rights governing search and seizure and Miranda applications; state laws, Penal Codes, Traffic Codes, and Civil Codes, statutes, court decisions, and case law; local codes and ordinances, departmental policies and practices, and rules governing criminal evidence, criminal acts, arrest and custody of prisoners or contraband; criminal investigation methods, identification methods; crime prevention principles, use of police records, and law enforcement practices; self-defense methods and physical restraint techniques; radio codes, transmission procedures and communication techniques; principles of human behavior; professional standards; contemporary patrol, traffic enforcement, criminal investigation, and related police services, including specialty assignments; communicable disease control methods and techniques; proper care and maintenance of property and equipment; effective customer service techniques. Ability to : Operate police motor vehicles, radio communications equipment, computer equipment, firearms, and weapons; interpret and apply state public safety laws, codes, and local ordinances; prepare and present clear, accurate, and concise police reports and statistical records; analyze solutions to law enforcement problems; convey clear instructions or execute commands; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other divisions, police management, city departments, public and private agencies, community groups and the general public; communicate effectively, both orally or in writing; accurately recall circumstances regarding traffic incidents or crime reports; exercise tact and diplomacy in maintaining self-control in provocative or confrontational situations; think logically and maintain alertness in emergency situations; relate effectively with persons from diverse social, ethnic, political and racial backgrounds and age groups. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this class, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms above and below shoulder level. The employee is expected to climb or scale walls, ladders, or steps, carry police safety gear; stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, squat, or crawl, as well as walk, sit, and run. Sensory demands include talking, hearing, and using smell. This position must be able to pull and carry persons in emergency situations, administer first aid, and fight in self-defense. Employees are expected to grasp and carry power and hand tools, lift, carry, and move persons and/or equipment, and push, pull, or drag objects weighing up to 100 pounds or more. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information, and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or new skills; remain calm and use effective judgment in dangerous situations; and interact with citizens, business representatives, city staff, other organizations, police safety personnel, school representatives, and the public, and other interfaces depending upon the position assignment. WORK ENVIRONMENT The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions, and in a patrol unit and may operate specialized equipment when assigned to patrol. The work involves exposure to extreme heat, smoke, dust, fumes, and inclement weather, as well as loud noises such as, but not limited to, sirens, alarms, and diesel engines. These positions require the use of safety helmets, armored vest, earplugs, utility belts, and other specialized equipment as well as certification in protective and life-saving equipment. These positions are subject to the threat of injury and life-threatening hazards as part of police safety operations. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE High School graduation or G.E.D. is required. Completion of up to 60 semester level units related to general education and police science is highly desirable. For specialty assignments, completion of all required training and certification related to the special position assignment LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS A valid Class C California driver's license, acceptable driving record, and evidence of insurance are required. Satisfactory completion of Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) certification is required within three years of assignment to this classification. Ability to work extended hours in order to meet shift needs, complete reports, attend meetings, or conduct police business. Employees who become department employees on or after January 1, 1987, shall, as a condition of their continued employment, refrain from smoking tobacco or any other non-tobacco substance at any time on or off duty. Violation of this condition of employment shall be deemed good cause for dismissal. Vision: No more than 20/100 uncorrected and 20/30 corrected and freedom from uncorrectable color blindness. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Age : Must be 21 years of age or older at time of appointment. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States OR permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has already applied for citizenship. Psychological: Applicants must undergo a psychological assessment by a qualified professional to determine their suitability for the position. Polygraph Examination: Applicants will be administered an integrity test, and a polygraph examination. Background Investigation : Applicants will undergo a complete, comprehensive, P.O.S.T. approved background Investigation. Character: Applicants must be of good character and reputation. Applicants will be fingerprinted and records checked in both state and federal bureaus. Applicants must not have a record of conviction of a serious offense, or numerous convictions of minor offenses. Credit rating, if established, must be satisfactory. APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT Tentative Testing Schedule (dates subject to change): MANDATORY INFORMATIONAL MEETING: Monday, February 12, 2024, 5:30 PM at Buena Park Community Center, Ball Room, 6688 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90621 AGILITY TESTING/WRITTEN EXAM: Friday, February 16, 2024, 10:00 AM Orange County Sheriff's Academy, Tustin ORAL INTERVIEWS: Week of March 11, 2024 Applicants must file a concise and complete City application regarding their qualifications for the position online through the Human Resources Department web page at www.buenapark.com/hr as soon as possible. Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education, and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City employment application. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include but is not limited to oral interview and/or written exams, physical agility testing, and oral presentations. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The list is valid for up to one year unless exhausted sooner. The City of Buena Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disability. The City of Buena Park Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy requires that all applicants undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment. Below is a list of key benefits offered to Police Sworn employees of the City of Buena Park. This list is a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of seven (7) steps - Entry step through step seven (7) (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Employee pays member contribution. VACATION: Earned at the rate of ten (10) working days per year for the first five (5) years of service. Public safety employees receive a different but equivalent benefit. Additional vacation may be earned by employees after five (5) years of service. SICK LEAVE: Accumulated on the basis of eight (8) hours per month with no maximum accumulation. HOLIDAYS: An average of eleven (11) holidays per year, plus one (1) floating holiday. EDUCATION REIMBURSEMENT: $5000 per calendar year beginning January 1, 2024 plus the cost of books. ADDITIONAL PAYS: Bilingual Pay - $300.00 per month Longevity Pay Employees with 20-24 years of service receive a 3% base salary adjustment annually Employees with 25 years of more of service receive a 5% base salary adjustment annually Shift Differential - $175.00 per month Uniform Allowance - $800.00 annually MEDICAL INSURANCE: Several plans (indemnity and HMO's) are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium according to the bargaining unit agreement. DENTAL INSURANCE: Three (3) plans are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium. The Employee may pay a portion of the insurance premium according to their bargaining unit agreement. This benefit is voluntary. VISION INSURANCE: One plan is available. The Employee pays the insurance premium and this benefit is voluntary. LIFE INSURANCE: Amount of coverage is based on the employee bargaining unit. Premiums are fully paid by the City. LONG TERM DISABILITY: Fully paid by the City. Police sworn personnel are not eligible. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. OTHER BENEFITS: 3/12 and 4/10 work schedules available. Hours and days off will vary based on assignment. Full Flexible Cafeteria Plan Employee Gym Employee Assistance Program – Available to all City employees and their immediate families. OPTIONAL BENEFITS: Option to participate in Deferred Compensation 457 Plan and Scholar Share 529 College Savings Plan. Option to purchase other insurance such as Accident Insurance, Cancel Insurance, Short-term Disability Insurance, and more. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Dec 20, 2023
Full Time
JOB BULLETIN Applications will be accepted on a CONTINUOUS BASIS until position is filled with a first date of Monday, January 22, 2024. Apply early! This position may close at any time without notice . Interested parties are strongly encouraged to submit application materials as soon as possible. Effective 6/24/2023: $5,444 - $7,259 Monthly Effective 6/22/2024: $5,717 - $7,622 Monthly The City of Buena Park is recruiting for a highly motivated individual to join the Public Works Water Division. Be a part of an exceptional team that operates over 220 miles of water mains and sewer mains and owns and operates eight water wells. We are seeking an individual who has exceptional technical, problem-solving, leadership and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate has experience responding to emergency repairs, field management, leadership skills and is a independent thinker. If you would like to join our team, APPLY TODAY! GENERAL PURPOSE Under general supervision, leads, coordinates and performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance, customer service, and repair assignments involving the city's water services; leads, trains, and checks the work of assigned employees and completes a variety of reports and special projects; and does related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Lead Water Services Technician is distinguished from the Senior Water Services Technician by the greater complexity of problems solved, the training and coordination of work for the water services technical personnel, and the employee's greater responsibility for the completion of regulatory reports. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the class. Trains water service personnel and checks work in progress and upon completion, while ensuring safe work practices. Schedules tasks and explains operational procedures and requirements, and the proper usage of equipment and materials.Operates water production, treatment, transmission, and distribution equipment by regulating water flow throughout the system using control valves, pumping stations, and deep wells, as well as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) telemetry and computer systems. Reports the need for major or specialized repairs to equipment, machinery, and electrical and electronic systems.Coordinates and monitors production; performs or schedules repairs and maintenance. Monitors system controls, pump stations, and valves for emergency and scheduled shut-downs in order to maintain proper operation of the distribution system; maintains proper water flow using booster pumps to control water level in reservoirs and other critical points throughout the system.Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and corrects control system malfunctions by resetting relays and adjusting other controls and components. Reviews calculations to determine proper levels of chemicals, and other elements; monitors water quantity levels to assure adequate supplies are available for consumption purposes.Maintains a proper inventory of chemicals necessary for the efficient operations of the treatment plants and equipment. Collects data on chemical residuals, turbidity, temperature, and usage.Completes activity reports and documents work procedures. Coordinates projects with other city departments.Oversees annual flushing of water lines; conducts back-flow testing and repairs. Constructs and repairs water mains, meters, valves, and service lines.Responds to service leaks and water main breaks. May participate in the preparation and presentation of performance appraisals.May be required to assist in the sewer division as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge of: State and federal laws and local health and safety regulations regarding the production, treatment, storage and transmission of potable water, including the Safe Drinking Water Act and relevant Environmental Protection Act and U.S. Public Health Regulations; safety regulations associated with water treatment plant operations and the proper use of chemicals and other substances; construction and repair methods and techniques; water production and distribution methods, and water wells and pumping facilities and equipment; proper use of electrical and electronic monitoring equipment; safety standards and practices; effective customer service techniques; effective leadership techniques; water quality testing procedures. Ability to: Organize, lead, and perform skilled and semi-skilled maintenance work related to water treatment and distribution facilities; safely operate hand and power tools, including metering and testing devices; read blueprints and interpret plans and maintenance specifications; prepare clear, accurate, and concise technical reports; maintain records and files; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, management, contractors, and the general public. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to walk; talk or hear in person; sit, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; smell; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach above and below shoulder level with hands or arms. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee must lift and carry hand and power tools weighing up to 50 pounds or more. The employee must be able to use respirator equipment and work in confined spaces. Specific vision abilities required by this class include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, an employee is regularly required to use oral and written communication skills; read documents or instructions; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret data or information; use math and mathematical reasoning; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work; work under changing, intensive deadlines with constant interruptions; perform multiple, concurrent tasks; interact with city staff, management, vendors, contractors and the general public. WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to work in outside weather conditions, near moving mechanical parts, and is exposed to wet or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE High School graduation or G.E.D. equivalent is required, preferably supplemented by coursework and vocational training in water production, distribution, and maintenance practices. Four years of experience involving water production, distribution, maintenance, and customer service is required, preferably including work in a lead role involving the operation of water treatment or water distribution facility. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Valid Class B California driver license, acceptable driving record, and evidence of insurance are required within one year of appointment to this position. Depending upon assignment, a valid Class A California driver license, Medical certification and Water Tanker endorsement may be required. Valid State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Operator Grade Level D3 Certificate is required. Possession of a Water Treatment Operator Grade Level T2 Certificate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board is highly desirable. May be required to work different shifts and respond to emergency calls during non-regularly scheduled work hours, including nights and weekends. APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT Applicants must file a concise and complete City application regarding their qualifications for the position online through the Human Resources Department webpage at www.buenapark.com/hr as soon as possible. Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City employment application. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to oral interview and/or written exams and oral presentations. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. The City of Buena Park is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disability. The City of Buena Park Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy requires that all applicants undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment. Below is a list of key benefits offered to employees of the City of Buena Park and is only a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of six (6) steps - Entry step through E step (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Employee pays member contribution. VACATION: Earned at the rate of ten (10) working days per year for the first five (5) years of service. Public safety employees receive a different but equivalent benefit. Additional vacation may be earned by employees after five (5) years of service. SICK LEAVE: Accumulated on the basis of eight (8) hours per month with no maximum accumulation. HOLIDAYS: An average of eleven (11) holidays per year. MEDICAL INSURANCE: Several plans (indemnity and HMO's) are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium according to the bargaining unit agreement. DENTAL INSURANCE: Three (3) plans are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium. The Employee may pay a portion of the insurance premium according at bargaining unit agreement and this benefit is voluntary. VISION INSURANCE: One plan is available. The Employee pays the insurance premium and this benefit is voluntary. LIFE INSURANCE: Amount of coverage is based on the employee bargaining unit. Premiums are fully paid by the City. LONG TERM DISABILITY: Fully paid by the City. Police sworn personnel are not eligible. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Available to all City employees and their immediate families. DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN: The City offersone (1) plan administered by Nationwide Retirement Solutions. This is a voluntary benefit with no City contribution. WORK SCHEDULE: 9/80, 4/10 or 3/12 alternative work schedule depending upon the work location. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. Closing Date/Time: 3/15/2024 12:00 AM Pacific
CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Part Time
JOB BULLETIN Variet y of shifts, full-time days The department has a current need for applicants who are available to work weekends. No Experience? No problem! Here at the City's Public Works Department, we look for the brightest, hardest working, and most enthusiastic applicants to join our Maintenance team. A variety of skills are needed to maintain and operate our facilities to provide our residents with a safe and enjoyable experience. If you want to enhance the lives of the Buena Park Community, are a team player, and enjoy working outdoors - we need you! These are entry-level parks and streets maintenance positions requiring zero to six months of work experience in parks maintenance, construction, landscape, medians, facilities, pool maintenance, or graffiti removal work. On-the-job training is provided GENERAL PURPOSE Under general supervision, performs a variety of unskilled tasks in the maintenance of parks and related facilities; loads, unloads, and hauls debris, tools, and supplies; and does related work required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Maintenance Assistant is an entry-level position. This position provides an opportunity for incumbents to receive on-the-job training to gain experience in parks maintenance, construction, landscape, medians, facilities, pool maintenance, or graffiti removal work. Incumbents with an interest in pursuing a career in municipal government will learn about municipal government functions and gain experience by completing tasks and special assignments related to the program area. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this class. Parks Cleans and prepares park facilities for use by the general public. Cleans and disinfects restrooms, drinking fountains, and fixtures; ensures specified sanitary standards are maintained. Cleans swimming pools, picnic areas, recreation facilities, and other City facilities. Assists facilities, parks, and street maintenance crews by performing routine manual labor and maintenance work. Assists with the removal of graffiti from buildings and structures. Loads, unloads, hauls debris, tools, and supplies and empties trash receptacles. Performs minor repairs and adjustments to building fixates and equipment. Prepares and cleans facilities prior to user events. Moves furniture or other heavy objects on request or for set-up of City functions. Streets Cleans and repairs drains, gutters, mains, and laterals, and clears drainage areas, and loads debris. Assists in marking trees for underground service alerts. All Operations May assist in setting up and breaking down equipment and areas for special events. Maintains and conducts minor repairs of buildings, grounds, and equipment; performs other duties as assigned. Loads and unloads tools and supplies; picks up debris; places and removes traffic control signs, cones, and road delineators, as needed. Completes basic public works tasks. May clean up material spills. QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge of: Safety rules and practices pertaining to park maintenance work; general maintenance and repair methods and techniques; equipment operation procedures and proper use of hand and power tools. Ability to: Learn and effectively perform maintenance, construction, and repair tasks given position assignment; Cultivate, water, and fertilize lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, planted areas, parkways, and median strips; mow, rake, and edge lawns; pull weeds; prepare grounds for planting; plant, trim, and prune trees and shrubs; assist in trimming trees and hedges; pick up trash and debris in public right of ways; operate graffiti removal equipment and remove graffiti from surfaces; work with pool crews to clean and maintain facilities; perform assigned maintenance tasks and follow proper safety rules and procedures; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and management; understand and carry out oral or written instructions; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach above and below shoulder level with hands and arms. The position primarily works in field settings. The employee must be able to sit, stand, and walk. The employee must be able to talk and hear. The employee is expected to bend, stoop, squat, kneel, climb, and crawl, depending upon work tasks, and to lift up to 50 pounds given materials moved and tools used or move heavier objects with the assistance of co-workers or mechanized devices. Specific vision abilities required by this class include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, the employee must be able to follow policies and procedures; use basic math; learn and apply new information or new skills; work under deadlines with interruptions; and interact with city staff, management, contractors, vendors, and the public. WORKING CONDITIONS The employee constantly works outdoors and is subject to variable weather conditions and traffic, heat, dust, moisture and wetness as well as mechanical and electrical hazards, and applied chemicals. The employee is subject to loud construction noise in particular areas such as power tools, compressors, chippers, and large-scale motorized equipment. The employee may work in vaults and underground storage chambers. The employee must be available for on-call, stand-by, and emergency call service. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent is required. On-the-job training is provided to those who demonstrate the aptitude, cooperation, and reliability to be successful in the position . No experience required. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS A valid Class C California driver's license, acceptable driving record, and evidence of insurance are required. CANDIDATE AVAILABILITY Shifts range 7 - days a week for 10 hours per day, 4 days per week (40 hours). The department has a current need for applicants who are available to work WEEKENDS. APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT This is a temporary (up to 1500 hours), non-benefited position. Applicants must file a concise and complete City application regarding their qualifications for the position online through the Human Resources Department webpage at www.buenapark.com/hr as soon as possible. Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education, and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City employment application. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include but is not limited to an oral interview and/or written exams. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment-eligible list from which hires may be made. The list is valid for up to one year unless exhausted sooner. The City of Buena Park is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status, or disability. The City of Buena Park Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy requires that all applicants undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment. Below is a list of key benefits offered to part-time, seasonal, and limited service employees of the City of Buena Park and is only a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of six (6) steps - Entry step through E step (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through deferred compensation 457 plan administered by Nationwide Retirement Solutions. Employee pays member contribution of 3.75%. The City matches the employee's contribution of 3.75%. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Available to all City employees and their immediate families. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF BUENA PARK, CA Buena Park, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
JOB BULLETIN Revised 11/26/2023: Applications will be accepted on a CONTINUOUS BASIS until positions are filled. Apply early! This position may close at any time without notice . Interested parties are strongly encouraged to submit application materials as soon as possible. SEEKING PRINCIPAL ENGINEER ASSIGNED TO ENGINEERING SERVICES Effective 6/24/2023: $9,792 - $11,863 Monthly Effective 6/22/2024: $10,280 - $12,456 Monthly The City of Buena Park is seeking a highly motivated, energetic and experienced Principal Engineer to manage the Engineering Services within the Public Works Department. The ideal candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills, be a team player, have effective supervisory and mentoring skills, project management skills and be willing to be trained and train others. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in Civil Engineering, be familiar with Federal, State, County and Local Codes, have experience in budget preparation, and have experience managing capital improvement projects. If you are the ideal candidate with the education, training, and experience described below APPLY TODAY! GENERAL PURPOSE Under general direction, plans, organizes, supervises, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of staff responsible for providing civil, traffic and transportation, and development engineering services; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; performs highly technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Principal Engineer manages the Engineering Services or Traffic Services Unit within the Public Works Department. This position exercises supervision of engineering staff, performs complex engineering tasks requiring a high degree of related knowledge, and oversees day-to-day activities and operations of an assigned Unit. This position is distinguished from the Associate Engineer given its management responsibilities and duties providing professional-level support to the Associate and Assistant Engineer. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the class. Manages, oversees, and participates in the development of the Traffic Services or Engineering Services Unit's work; assigns work activities, projects, and programs; monitors work flow; review and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures. Manages professional and technical engineering staff; participates in recommending personnel appointments; provides and/or coordinates staff training; assists with and prepares performance evaluations; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements disciplinary procedures.Serves as a project manager on more complex tasks, and oversees staff assigned to less complex work assignments. Oversees preparation and review of plans, specifications, and estimates; reviews and coordinates inter/intra-agency and public/private improvement and development plans.Participates in the development and implementation of goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures; makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards, policies, and procedures; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures.Participates in the preparation and administration of the Traffic Services or Engineering Services Unit's budget; submits budget recommendations; monitors expenditures ensure adequate funds for the assigned unit.Serves as a liaison for various interagency coordination activities and negotiations; prepares, submits, and administers grants as necessary.Solicits for and administers professional services, maintenance, and other necessary contract services.Monitors, maintains, operates, and evaluates the City's infrastructure and systems to uphold safety and integrity.Answers questions and provides information to the public; investigates complaints and recommends corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.Prepares documents for processing claims against the City; testifies before commissions, courts, and the City Council.Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments; incorporates new developments as appropriate into programs.Represents Public Works in preparing and presenting reports, and other necessary correspondence to City Council, Boards, Commissions, Committees, outside agencies, and related governmental bodies.Provides safe and efficient traffic management center and traffic operations system operations, including troubleshooting traffic control systems, devices, and communications equipment; coordinates signal timing and events communications with other departments and jurisdictions; analyzes and documents information requirements for computer based traffic control systems.Represents the City in the absence of the Assistant City Engineer or Director of Public Works/City Engineer. QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge o f : Modern and complex services, activities, procedures, methods, practices, operations, maintenance, technology, and techniques of civil, traffic and transportation, and development engineering services; effective principles and practices of employee supervision, training, and performance evaluation techniques; principles and practices of project management; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration; financial planning and monitoring principles; procedures of record keeping; principles of professional oral and written communication; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations; effective customer service techniques. Ability to : Plan, organize, and manage civil, traffic and transportation, and development engineering services programs; participate in the supervise, organize, and review the work of assigned staff; train and evaluate staff; recommend and implement goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for providing civil, traffic and transportation, and/or development engineering services; understand the organization and operations; understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures, as well as applicable federal, state, and local law, policies, and regulations; prepare and present clear and concise reports; participate in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets; design, plan, and maintain City infrastructure; apply for grants and other funding sources; organize, direct, and implement a comprehensive projects; plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines; effectively represent the City to outside individuals and agencies to accomplish the City's goals and objectives; respond tactfully, clearly, concisely, and appropriately to inquiries from the public, City staff, and other agencies on sensitive issues in area of responsibility; communicate efficiently and effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, management, contractors, consultants, government officials, public and private representatives, general public, and others in the course of work. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this class, the employee is required to sit, stand, and walk. The employee is required to talk and hear; handle, feel or operate computer hardware and standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms above and below shoulder level. The employee occasionally lifts and carries records and documents weighing more than 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this class include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to use oral and written communication skills; read and interpret data, thoroughly analyze and solve problems; exercise sound judgment in the absence of specific guidelines, use math and mathematical reasoning; establish priorities and work on multiple assignments and projects concurrently; meet project schedules and changing deadlines given work interruptions; and interact appropriately with staff, management, contractors, consultants, public and private representatives, and others in the course of work. WORK ENVIRONMENT The employee frequently works in office conditions where the noise level is usually moderate, at and below 85 decibels. The employee will attend meetings, conventions, City events, and other functions on behalf of the City. Incumbent may be required to work extended hours including evening and weekend hours. The employee frequently drives to various city sites for site reconnaissance, work/project inspections, and will encounter variable weather conditions, traffic, dust, moisture, debris, and occasional loud construction noise. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Civil Engineering, or a closely related field AND five (5) years of professional engineering experience is required. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS A valid Class C California driver's license, acceptable driving record, and evidence of insurance are required. Ability to work extended hours in order to complete projects, attends meetings, and accommodates City needs. Registration in the State of California by the Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists as a Civil Engineer is required. APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT Applicants must file a concise and complete City application regarding their qualifications for the position online through the Human Resources Department webpage at www.buenapark.com/hr as soon as possible. Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City employment application. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to, oral interview and/or written exams and oral presentations. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. The City of Buena Park is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disability. Below is a list of key benefits offered to employees of the City of Buena Park and is only a summary of benefits. They are not intended to replace or modify the legal plan documents on file in the Human Resources Department. SALARY RANGE: Composed of six (6) steps - Entry step through E step (Except management positions). Each step represents an increase of approximately five (5) percent. RETIREMENT: Provided through California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Employee pays member contribution. VACATION: Earned at the rate of ten (10) working days per year for the first five (5) years of service. Public safety employees receive a different but equivalent benefit. Additional vacation may be earned by employees after five (5) years of service. SICK LEAVE: Accumulated on the basis of eight (8) hours per month with no maximum accumulation. HOLIDAYS: An average of eleven (11) holidays per year. MEDICAL INSURANCE: Several plans (indemnity and HMO's) are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium according to the bargaining unit agreement. DENTAL INSURANCE: Three (3) plans are available. The City pays a flat rate portion of the premium. The Employee may pay a portion of the insurance premium according at bargaining unit agreement and this benefit is voluntary. VISION INSURANCE: One plan is available. The Employee pays the insurance premium and this benefit is voluntary. LIFE INSURANCE: Amount of coverage is based on the employee bargaining unit. Premiums are fully paid by the City. LONG TERM DISABILITY: Fully paid by the City. Police sworn personnel are not eligible. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Available to all City employees and their immediate families. DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN: The City offersone (1) plan administered by Nationwide Retirement Solutions. This is a voluntary benefit with no City contribution. WORK SCHEDULE: 9/80, 4/10 or 3/12 alternative work schedule depending upon the work location. OC CREDIT UNION: Available to all City employees and their families. Closing Date/Time: Continuous