City of Vallejo

The City of Vallejo is a municipal corporation of the County of Solano, incorporated in the State of California.  The City of Vallejo is a full service, charter city with a FY 2015-16 total budget of $185 million. There are 522 authorized staff positions in the following areas: Administration (Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology), Operations (Police, Fire and Public Works), Community and Economic Development, City Manager office and the City Attorney’s office. The City has a Council-Manager form of government with the Mayor and six Council Members elected at large, on a non-partisan basis, for four-year overlapping terms.

   

 

 

 

 

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City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Aug 12, 2022
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE DEPARTMENT The Finance Department assists other departments in the City in meeting their service objectives by allocating and monitoring the City's financial resources, financial reporting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and other financial transactions. The department monitors and reports on the financial position of the City, bills and collects most City revenues, provides treasury services and monitors the City's debt and trustee activity. The Department assists the City Manager with the annual operating and capital improvement budgets and in developing and maintaining the city's long-range financial projections. The Finance Department provides a number of financial support services to the City Council, City Manager, and other City departments. In addition, the Finance Department directs and manages the financial activities of the City and manages services provided to other City departments. THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill two full-time vacancies. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. The City of Vallejo is seeking candidates to fill positions at the Accountant or Senior Accountant level, as collaborative members of the City's Finance department. Accountant The incumbent in the Accountant position is expected to perform the full scope of complex accounting duties with minimal oversight. This is a professional level position responsible for accounting, financial reporting and analysis, payroll, billing, budget, and year-end close. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and has experience in payroll and documenting financial procedures. Salary: $34.3524 - $41.7554 Hourly; $2,748.19 - $3,340.43 Bi-weekly; $5,954.42 - $7,237.60 Monthly; $71,452.99 - $86,851.23 Annual plus: 1/2023 3% Equity Adjustment, 7/2023 3% COLA increase, 1/2024 3% Equity Adjustment Senior Accountant The Senior Accountant is a supervisory level position requiring a higher level of experience and professional knowledge providing supervisory leadership to lower level positions. The incumbent is expected to perform a variety of professional accounting tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility, including: documenting financial procedures and creating training documents, organizing and conducting training sessions for all levels of staff Citywide. The ideal Senior Accountant prioritizes quality customer service and is and innovative and creative problem solver with excellent communication skills, and advanced level of excel knowledge. Salary: $39.8047 - $48.3829 Hourly; $3,184.38 - $3,870.63 Bi-weekly; $6,899.48 - $8,386.37 Monthly; $82,793.78 - $100,636.43 Annual plus: 1/2023 3% Equity Adjustment, 7/2023 3% COLA increase, 1/2024 3% Equity Adjustment DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Accountant - To lead and participate in the work of staff responsible for providing financial record keeping, reporting and cost ac-counting functions within the Finance Department; and to perform a variety of professional accounting tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Senior Accountant - To supervise and/or participate in the work of staff responsible for providing financial record keeping, reporting and cost accounting functions within the Finance Department; and to perform a variety of professional accounting tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Accountant Receives direction from the Accounting Manager. Exercises functional and technical supervision over technical and clerical staff. Senior Accountant Receives direction from the Assistant/Finance Director and/or Accounting Manager. May exercise direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical staff. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Accountant - Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following : Lead and participate in the work of staff involved in a variety of financial, managerial, and accounting activities within the Finance Department. Prepare various reports on operations and activities. Lead and participate in a wide variety of professional accounting duties; monitor preparation of year-end adjusting and closing entries and annual financial report; review City employee travel expenses for compliance with City travel policy; audit subsidiary journals, registers and staff entries to ensure proper account coding, monthly bank reconciliations, documentation and account balancing. Maintain and reconcile a variety of ledgers, reports and account records; examine and correct accounting transactions to ensure accurate recording, bal-ancing and classification of all income and expenditures to proper accounts in accordance with City procedures. Assist State auditors with financial audit of City; provide financial statements and information as necessary. Analyze various funds, financial summaries and statements; initiate improvements or revisions in the accounting system or its procedures. Prepare a variety of complex financial statements and reports including monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports. Assist and interact with various departments and divisions on the interpretation and analysis of financial reports, schedules and statements. Administer, monitor, and account for Federal and State grants to ensure that funds are received and payments are made. Perform a variety of research on special projects within the Department as assigned. Answer inquiries from the public, various agencies, and contractors on fiscal matters. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Senior Accountant - Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following : Supervise and/or participate in the work of staff involved in a variety of financial, managerial, and accounting activities within the Finance Department. Prepare various reports on operations and activities, including staff reports for the Finance Director for City Council Meetings. Assist in the preparation of and monitor the city-wide budget; prepare periodic reports and recommendations for budget adjustments as necessary. Lead and participate in a wide variety of professional accounting duties; monitor preparation of year-end adjusting and closing entries and annual financial report; review City employee travel expenses for compliance with City travel policy; audit subsidiary journals, registers and staff entries to ensure proper account coding, monthly bank reconciliations, documentation and account balancing. Maintain and reconcile a variety of ledgers, reports and account records; examine and correct accounting transactions to ensure accurate recording, balancing and classification of all income and expenditures to proper accounts in accordance with City procedures. Assist State auditors with financial audit of City; provide financial statements and information as necessary. Analyze various funds, financial summaries and statements; initiate improvements or revisions in the accounting system or its procedures. Prepare a variety of complex financial statements and reports including monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and make oral presentations. Assist and interact with various departments and divisions on the interpretation and analysis of financial reports, schedules and statements. Determine trends and analysis of revenues and expenditures for various funds and departments; recommend effective courses of action, solutions, and/or alternatives. Administer, monitor, analyze, and account for Federal and State grants, contracts and agreements to ensure that funds are received and payments are made, and compliance is maintained. Perform a variety of research on special projects within the Department as assigned. Respond to a variety of inquiries from the public, various agencies, and contractors regarding budget procedures and information and other fiscal matters. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Typical Qualifications Accountant Knowledge of: Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting in government accounting. Accounting theory, principles and procedures and their application to a variety of ac-counts, transactions, and problems in a municipal government. Basic principles of supervision and training. Modern and complex principles and practices of governmental accounting. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations. Ability to : Lead and participate in the work of technical and clerical personnel. Interpret and apply pertinent federal, State, and local laws, rules and regulations. Analyze and interpret fiscal accounting records and prepare accurate and complete financial reports. Develop and implement accounting system modifications. Analyze and interpret financial and accounting records. Prepare a variety of complex financial statements, reports and analyses. Examine and verify a wide variety of financial documents and reports. Conduct sound audits of financial records. Remain current in emerging office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including City officials and the general public. Senior Accountant Knowledge of: Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting. Principles and practices of budget preparation, administration, and monitoring. Principles and practices of program analysis and revenue forecasting. Accounting theory, principles and procedures and their application to a variety of accounts, transactions, and problems in a municipal government. Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Modern and complex principles and practices of governmental accounting. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations. Ability to: Manage and coordinate the work of professional, technical, and clerical personnel. Interpret and apply pertinent federal, State, and local laws, rules and regulations. Analyze and interpret fiscal accounting records and prepare accurate and complete financial reports. Develop and implement accounting system modifications. Analyze and interpret financial and accounting records. Prepare a variety of complex financial statements, reports and analyses. Examine and verify a wide variety of financial documents and reports. Conduct sound audits of financial records. Remain current in emerging office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Prepare staff reports for the Finance Director for City Council meetings. Assist technical, clerical and professional staff in the more complex aspects of accounting procedures. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including City officials and the general public. Experience and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Accountant Experience : Two years of professional governmental accounting experience in a public agency in the State of California. Training : Equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance or a related field. Senior Accountant Experience: Three years of professional governmental accounting experience in a public agency in the State of California. Training: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance or a related field. Supplemental Information The Recruitment & Selection Process 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, September 5, 2022. Applicants must submit a completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional), by the posted deadline in order to be considered. NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2. Applications will be screened for overall qualifications the week of September 5, 2022. 3. The most qualified applicants will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of September 12, 2022. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited to an Oral Panel Interview. 4. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of September 26, 2022. Oral Panel Interviews are weighted at 100% of the candidates' score. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70%. Those achieving 70% or higher will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume, and responses to supplemental questions. 5. Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) will be referred to the department for final interviews based on their performance in the exam. The number of candidates referred for a hiring interview is at the discretion of the hiring department. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. Please contact Carmen Valdez at (707) 648-4363 or send an email to: human.resources@cityofvallejo.net no later than September 5, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to: 1) Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3) Successfully complete a job-related pre-placement medical exam. 4) Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 9/5/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Full Time
Description For a complete description of this position, please review our brochure which can be found here . To apply, please click the link above, and submit your cover letter, resume and five professional references. Thank you for your interest in positions with the City of Vallejo! Closing Date/Time: 8/22/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jul 30, 2022
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE POSITION A Great Opportunity: Our Principal Planner position offers those in Planning a chance to bring their knowledge and experience to Vallejo and positively impact our diverse community. You will be part of a growing, collaborative team while developing and nurturing strong relationships with the public, other agencies, and stakeholders. The successful candidate will perform advanced level professional planning work involving both current and advanced planning; provide technical and functional supervision to staff; and provide assistance to the Planning Manager and Director. A Great Department : The Planning and Development Services Department is organized across three divisions: Planning (Current Planning and Advanced Planning), Building, and Administration. The Department provides several vital services to the Vallejo community, including long-range planning for future City development; processing building and land use applications; facilitating the development review process; issuing permits and inspecting for code compliance; facilitating green building practices; as well as other policy work as required. The Planning and Development Services Department has an excellent reputation for its commitment to providing top-notch service to its customers. Our goal is to be the Best Public Agency , and your role as a Principal Planner can help us get there. For more about the Planning Division and about current and long range planning, please visit our webpage by clicking here or by visiting MyVallejo.com . Ideal Candidate : The successful Principal Planner candidate will have extensive experience working with the public, project management skills, including current development, long-range planning, special studies, zoning, and general plan updates. They will be a hands-on team player eager to assist applicants in meeting the requirements. They will be an innovative and creative problem solver with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate concisely and effectively, including public speaking and presentation skills. This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. DEFINITION Under general direction and depending upon assignment, the Principal Planner manages and oversees professional and technical staff engaged in planning and environmental review and assessment services that involves the administration and development of community and general plans, zoning regulations, and environmental documents; represents the City and the department in complex negotiations and in public and official meetings; and provides responsible staff assistance to upper management. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Principal Planner is distinguished from the next lower level classification of Senior Planner in that the latter is a lead supervisor over a project team while the former has responsibility for directly supervising staff engaged in implementing a comprehensive planning program and participating in the development of the goals, objectives, and policies of a division in the department. The classification is distinguished from that of Planning Manager in that the latter has a broader responsibility in the administration of a formal division of the department and assists in the administrative duties of the department head. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from a higher-level manager. Exercises direct supervision over professional and technical staff. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Coordinates the duties of assigned planning staff and performs activities pertaining to the processing of applications for consideration by the City Council, Planning Commission, Design Review Board, Zoning Administrator, and other bodies, as assigned. May act as Zoning Administrator and conduct hearings on applications as well as take action on applications under the jurisdiction of the Zoning Administrator which do not require hearings. Coordinates regular and special meetings of the Planning Commission; provides staff support to a variety of other boards and commissions; attends and participates in professional groups and committees; represents the City in public and official meetings with other City departments and organizations/groups on planning matters as assigned. Plans, organizes, supervises, and reviews the work of professional planning personnel and others in the preparation, revision, and administration of master plans, zoning ordinances, and development regulations; if assigned, oversee the staff and functions related to the permitting process/counter. Coordinates and participates in meetings to provide and receive information regarding applications and proposed plans and ordinances. Makes presentations before authoritative bodies such as the City Council, Planning Commission, Design Review Board, and other formal entities. Performs complex project management duties. Compiles and evaluates data and makes recommendations for the more complex planning projects and participates in special studies as required. Oversees and participates in the development of General Plan elements and amendments; prepares long term planning recommendations, precise plans, or complex subdivisions. Confers with engineers, developers, architects, a variety of agencies, and the general public in acquiring information and coordinating planning and zoning matters; reviews development proposals and works with developers to reach agreement on acceptable site plans; reviews various development applications for compliance with appropriate regulations and policies; prepares reports of recommendations. Accepts and analyzes development applications; prepares appropriate noticing; attends public hearings and follows up on matters requiring a zoning administration decision. Interprets and applies environmental quality laws and regulations to ensure that development, City projects, and municipal code amendments are in compliance. Makes administrative decisions in the absence of the Planning Manager. Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities. Supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned personnel. Promotes the City's Mission to make Vallejo a city of the highest quality by providing responsive, cost-effective, and innovative government services. Conducts and supervises planning studies in the community to gather data for evaluating current and advanced planning projects. Reviews staff reports prepared by other planning staff, as well as other department representatives; prepares comments as appropriate Performs extensive research regarding implementation of policies established by the general plan, zoning ordinance, or other land use and development ordinances. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Functions, principles, methods, and techniques of public sector planning including land use planning, urban design, planning and zoning laws, and environmental impact analysis. Principles and practices of effective supervision such as selection, training and development, performance evaluation, and discipline. Current literature and recent developments in the field of public planning. Customer service principles and practices to assess needs, provide assistance, resolve problems, and satisfy expectations. General Plan elements and ability to prepare specific plans. Regulations and procedures affecting local planning agencies. Other disciplines related to city planning such as architecture, urban design, historical preservation, urban studies, environmental studies, transportation, public administration, and economic development. Statistical and research sources, concepts, and methods. Project management principles and practices. Applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Methods and techniques of effective technical report preparation and presentation. Ability to: Plan, assign, evaluate, and supervise the work of professional and other planning personnel. Participate in technical research on planning, environmental, economic, transportation, and related problems. Provide technical advice to subordinate personnel engaged in performing difficult assignments. Perform research, analyze data, prepare technical and administrative reports and correspondence, and present recommendations on complex planning projects. Establish effective working relationships with employees, public officials, and the general public Develop alternatives and resolve conflicts among competing interests; persuade others to accept recommendations by working with others towards agreement; negotiate to find mutually acceptable solutions. Represent the City in meetings with other City departments, organizations, and professional groups on matters pertaining to development applications. Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; make presentations before groups. Organize and manage complex planning teams. Analyze and develop planning policies and implementation strategies related to land use and community development. Interpret, apply, and ensure project compliance with federal, state, and local rules, laws, and regulations. Use common technology and software related to the work. Experience and Training Guidelines A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : Six years of responsible professional planning experience involving general plans, zoning, and/or development services including two years in a supervisory or team leadership capacity. Training : Equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, public or business administration, or other closely related field. A related Master's degree is highly preferred. License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California Class C driver license at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Supplemental Information The Recruitment & Selection Process Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, August 22, 2022. Applicants must submit a completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional), by the posted deadline in order to be considered. NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo HR staff are unable to assist with these issues. Applications will be screened for overall qualifications the week of August 22, 2022. Applicants who are found to be the best qualified may have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts. Candidates who are deemed to be the best qualified will be invited to take part in an assessment process which may consist of written, online, oral, or performance exercises. Candidates invited to the assessment process will be notified by email of the date, time, and location of the assessment. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume, and responses to supplemental questions. Candidates who are successful in the assessment process will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list). Candidates will then be referred at the department's discretion. The Department will conduct all final interviews and make the final candidate selection for this position. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. Please contact Human Resources at (707) 648-4393 or send an email to: human.resources@cityofvallejo.net no later than August 22, 2022 at 5:00 P.M. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to: 1) Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3) Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Closing Date/Time: 8/22/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jul 29, 2022
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The City of Vallejo Human Resources Department is seeking an experienced public sector human resources professional to fill one full-time Human Resources Program Manager vacancy. THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE DEPARTMENT "When government has the right people, and the right system, and the right intentions, many good things are possible. The trick is knowing which ones they are." - Alan Ehrenhalt The Human Resources Department is a collaborative partner, providing a full-range of services to all City departments and employees. Human Resources recruits, retains and develops a highly qualified, diverse work force. The City of Vallejo is an equal opportunity employer of over 600 individuals, dedicated to providing excellent service to the citizens of Vallejo. THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. DEFINITION To manage and direct a division and/or assist the Human Resources Director in managing the day to day functions of the Human Resources Department; performs highly complex managerial and professional level work in the implementation of the Human Resources Department goals and objectives; performs related work as directed. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Human Resources Director. Supervises professional, technical and support staff assigned to the division. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES -Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following: This position may be assigned to oversee all day to day Human Resource functions including but not limited to assisting with Labor and Employee Relations, and managing the Training Program. Additionally, when assigned in this capacity, this position will be expected to carry out the functions in both divisions listed below while managing the customer service levels of the Human Resources Department. Acts in the absence of the Human Resources Director. When assigned to the Employment Services Division Manages, directs and conducts the recruitment, testing and certification program for the city; reviews and approves recruitment and examination plans for open and promotional recruitments using established guidelines and authorities; designs and implements appropriate internal procedures to assure that recruitment, testing and certification meet accepted standards; consults with staff in operating departments to determine staffing needs and develops appropriate plans to address those needs; develops and maintains the recruitment and testing schedule. Periodically reviews and evaluates established recruitment and selection procedures and recommends and implements changes when required. As directed, meets with employee organization representatives to review recruitment and selection procedures to ensure compliance with rules, labor agreements and other authorities; may be directed to "meet and confer" regarding methods of testing and assessment and related matters with representatives of employee organizations. Manages, directs conducts classification and compensations studies; reviews position description questionnaires, conducts or supervises desk audits; analyzes and recommends new job classifications, amendments to existing job specifications, the reclassification of positions from one class to another; conducts salary surveys using appropriate methodologies in order to make recommendations for assigning classes to pay ranges. Conducts special projects as assigned by the Human Resources Director. Explores the application of new human resource technologies to the division's function and programs and recommends the acquisition of technologies when appropriate. Prepares complex written reports; makes presentations to the Civil Service Commission and City Council as required. Participates in the formation of division goals and objectives; develops benchmarks for measuring the effectiveness and performance of the division's functions. Prepares the division's annual operating budget; monitors expenditures to ensure that the division operates within the allocated budget. Acts as an internal consultant in working with departments in solving a broad array of human resource problems and issues. When Assigned to Employee Services: Manages, directs and conducts the organizational development and training program for the city; assess training needs and in consultation with operating departments, develops programs to enhance the skill and performance level of employees. Manages, directs and conducts the city's performance management program; trains and educates managers, supervisors and employees in conducting performance reviews; consults with managers, supervisors and employees in developing plans for resolving employee performance issues. Manages and directs the city's employee benefits program including leave management programs; negotiates with insurance carriers on rates and coverages; works with insurance brokers to obtain the best rates and coverages for a variety of products; monitors industry trends and recommends strategies to the Human Resources Director dealing with cost and quality. Manages and directs the processing of personnel transactions including additions changes and deletions to the information management system; coordinates the processing of personnel transactions with the Finance Department to ensure timely processing and implementation of additions, changes and deletions; oversees the enrollment process into the employee benefit program; directs the new employee orientation program; directs the maintenance of the city's personnel files and related records. Acts as an internal consultant in working with departments in solving a broad array of human resource problems and issues. Conducts investigations into discrimination complaints and makes recommendations for resolving complaints; coordinates city response to state and federal enforcement agencies when required. Directs the preparation of the city's annual staffing budget; coordinates with the Finance Department to ensure timely and accurate data. Conducts special projects as assigned by the Human Resources Director. Participates in the formation of division goals and objectives; develops benchmarks for measuring the effectiveness and performance of the division's functions. Prepares the division's annual operating budget; monitors expenditures to ensure that the division operates within the allocated budget. Prepares complex written reports; makes presentations to the City Council and other Boards or Commissions when directed. Typical Qualifications When Assigned to the overall Human Resources Function Includes, but not limited to all of the knowledge and abilities listed in both divisions below. When Assigned To Employment Services Division Knowledge of: The principles, practices and techniques of personnel assessment and employment testing including, but not limited to the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures; the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing and other authorities. The principles, practices and techniques of position classification and compensation management. The principles, practices and techniques and requirement of the Meyers-Millians-Brown Act as it pertains to scope of bargaining. Principles, practice and techniques of program analysis. Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations dealing with the employment process. Ability to: Resolve complex personnel management issues in a constructive manner. Plan, direct and supervise the work of professional, technical and support staff; develop work plans and monitor job performance; conduct performance reviews. Prepare complex written reports in a clear and precise manner. Analyze data and develop appropriate conclusions. Make public presentations before city boards, commissions and other authorities. Maintain cooperative and constructive relationships with the position's stakeholders. Apply rules, regulations, labor agreements, state and federal laws to complex personnel management problems. Use a variety of computer applications to manage information. When assigned to Employee Services Division: Knowledge of: The principles, practices and techniques of organizational development and employee training and development. The principles, practices and techniques of employee benefit management. The principles, practices and techniques of employee benefit management. The principles, practices and techniques of employee evaluation and performance management programs and employee counseling. Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the functional area of assignment. Ability to: Resolve complex personnel management issues in a constructive manner. Plan, direct and supervise the work of professional, technical and support staff; develop work plans and monitor job performance; conduct performance reviews. Prepare complex written reports in a clear and precise manner. Analyze date and develop appropriate conclusions. Make public presentations before city boards, commissions and other authorities. Maintain cooperative and constructive relationships with the position's stakeholders. Apply rules, regulations, labor agreements, state and federal laws to complex personnel management problems. Use a variety of computer applications to manage information. Experience: Five years of progressively responsible human resources management experience preferably in a public agency. Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, public or business administration or a related field. Closing Date/Time: 8/22/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jul 24, 2022
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE DEPARTMENT The Vallejo Water Department is a dynamic organization engaged in growth and positive changefor the benefit of our customers and community. The Department provides potable water to121,000 customers through a highly complex system including multiple raw water sources, threesurface water treatment plants, a sludge dewatering Facility, 600 miles of distribution pipes, 8pressure zones, 27 pump stations, and 37,000 service connections. Vallejo Water is a Treatment5/Distribution-5 drinking water agency, classified among the State's largest and most complexwater utilities. In 2017, Vallejo water services transitioned from a division of Public Works, to a standalone Water Department reporting directly to the City Manager. This change gives drinking water-related operations and issues greater visibility and strategic direction for the benefit of rate-payers. The Water Department's strategic goals include: infrastructure reliability, public trust, sustainability, organizational performance, and financial viability. Key initiatives include: Rehabilitation and replacement of aging infrastructure. Revenue streams that help offset water rates.Innovative approaches to management and technologies.Sustainable budgets and staffing. Pursuit of regional partnerships. Strategic, proactive engagement with the expanding regulatory environment. The Water Department's growth and enthusiasm about the future support the larger community's vision and needs. The City of Vallejo is on the move with many economic developmentopportunities underway, including the redevelopment of Mare Island (former Naval shipyard). Neweateries, a thriving arts community, parks, and water front development are all contributing toVallejo's revitalization. The City engages with all facets of civic life, and the Water Department'sservices provide a vital resource to our residents, businesses, schools, City departments, andcommunity organizations. The Water Department has six Divisions: Water Treatment, Engineering,Distribution, Watershed and Facilities Management, Water Quality, andAdministration/Conservation. The Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator is a key member of theteam. THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established bythis recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporaryvacancies for up to one year. The City of Vallejo is seeking candidates for one Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator position, as a collaborative member of the City's Water Department. The ideal Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator will have sufficient working knowledge and progressively responsible experience working in a T3 system or higher drinking water treatment facility, comparable to Vallejo's surface-water system. The incumbent is expected to be able to solve technically complex and challenging water treatment and distribution operational issues, practice sound judgement and impartial decision making, conduct lead responsibilities including training, promote a trust-building and cohesive team, and collaboratively work with other Water staff and divisions. The Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator will be able to perform a variety of skilled technicalduties and semi-skilled labor, as regulated by Federal and State potable water treatmentguidelines, in the operation and maintenance of the City's drinking water treatment plants,transmission and water storage, distribution systems, and appurtenances.While not required, successful completion of relevant or specialized courses in water treatmentand distribution equivalent to CSUS Water Program courses is highly desirable. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the advanced journey level classification in the Water Treatment Plant Operator series. Employees in this classification have successfully obtained their Grade T4 and demonstrated their ability to perform and lead others in the full range of responsibilities involved in the operation and maintenance of a serviceable water supply through the City's transmission, distribution facilities, water treatment plants and sludge de-watering facility, without direction. Incumbents function with a high degree of autonomy to apply advanced concepts and expertise in specific areas to resolve issues/problems that are often of a unique nature without precedent and/or structure. Assignments may include formulating strategies and making recommendations for improved processes and allocation of resources. This classification is distinguished from Water Treatment Plant Supervisor in that the latter is a first-line supervisory classification responsible for the direct supervision and development of assigned staff, planning, goal implementation, policy development, assisting with budget preparation, as well as managing the day-to-day operations of an assigned treatment plant. As a condition of continued employment with the City of Vallejo in the classification of SeniorWater Treatment Plant Operator, incumbents are required to maintain a Grade T4 WaterTreatment Plant Operator certification by the California State Water Resources Control Board(SWRCB). If incumbent is unable to maintain a Grade T4 Water Treatment Plant Operatorcertification, employment will be terminated. Supervision Received and Exercised Receives direction from Water Treatment Plant Supervisors and supervisory and managementProvides lead direction to Water Treatment Plant Operators and Water Treatment Plant OperatorTrainees. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. In addition to duties listed in the Water Treatment Plant Operator classification: Perform complex or unusual operations that assume a high level of skill and proficiency including the scheduling and performance of start-ups and shutdowns, startup testing of new installations, plant configuration changes, troubleshooting problems, minor equipment maintenance and calibration, collaborate with other staff on process or water quality challenges, treatment equipment testing and filter media surveillance. Prepare aliquots, solutions for use in bench-scale process testing, to verify or adjust correct chemical application and achieve optimal processes. Check regulatory compliance through thorough observations, assessments and accurate recordings of analytical results. Assemble documentation; provide updates and maintain information in plant operating logs and reports; perform and record mathematical calculations related to plant performance and operational control activities. Examine and interpret plant operating logs, test results, maintenance work performed, unusual operating conditions and report recommendations to supervisor. Dispatch call-out personnel as required as required for emergency situations at all hours; may act in a central communications functional role as follows; receiving, relaying and providing information to and from City personnel or other responder services as required. Perform lead operator responsibilities on shifts or as assigned. Instruct and monitor work of Operator Trainees and Staff Operators in all facets of plant operations and required maintenance. Assist Plant Supervisor with special projects. Work cooperatively with other City sections or project teams and make every effort to enhance public relations; lead and conduct general tours of the facilities. Participate in organizational meetings, operator training programs, emergency preparedness training and exercises. Assist supervisors in assessing readiness and team performance. Provide for safe plant conditions and working environment at all times exercising a routine of attentiveness and proactive responses to plant safety and security matters. Observe and participate in shift change turn-overs and ensure information exchanged is accurate and complete. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Advanced principles of mathematics, biology, chemistry, and hydraulics as applied in the operation of a drinking water treatment facility. Advanced principles and practices of drinking water treatment plant operations, laboratory analysis techniques and current drinking water standards and regulations. Advanced operating principles and practices of drinking water treatment plant operations,laboratory analysis techniques and current drinking water standards and regulations. Advanced operating principles of plant equipment such as valves, pumps, motors, controls, instrumentation and telemetry. Basic computer (PC) skills in Microsoft Office Suite software. Current safety regulations pertaining to industrial work practices and use of related equipment. Performance and water quality regulations pertaining to water treatment plant operations. Regulations, techniques and equipment used in managing, mitigating, recovery and reporting of hazardous materials incidents. Practical knowledge of United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and California State Water Resource Board (CA SWRB) drinking water regulations that apply to the treatment techniques, operational control and performance of conventional surface water treatment plants. Practical understanding of roles and responsibilities as defined in California Office ofEmergency Services Standardized Emergency Management System (S.E.M.S.), IncidentCommand System (ICS) and in the City's Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). ABILITY TO: Understand and carry out written and oral instructions. Read and interpret gauges and other recording devices, plant piping and distribution diagrams and other technical documents. Logically solve problems and identify hazardous work conditions. Apply the practices, procedures, techniques, and treatment rules pertaining to the operation of water treatment plants and distribution system into daily practice. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work any shift, rotations, weekends, and holidays, at any Water Department facility. Water Treatment Plant Operators may be assigned and required to report directly to any City treatment facility location, and to travel to alternate duty/work locations and offsite meetings. Lift 55 pounds and move heavy chemical containers. Operate and maintain water treatment plant equipment. Perform simple to complex tasks while wearing Level A personal protective equipment. Wear respiratory protection equipment as required; perform required duties while wearing a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). Maintain the ability to perform required duties while wearing a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), and to maintain facial hair at all times as required to not interfere with wearing respiratory protective equipment. Diagnose operating problems and take effective courses of action. Make independent technical decisions to maintain proper treatment process and techniques. Perform repair maintenance to plant equipment such as pumps, valves, and electronic monitoring devices. Independently operate all of the Water Department's facilities in unusual conditions. Exercise highly skilled operations in all phases of plant operations: start-up, shutdown, reduction or bypass of unit processes, adverse of emergency conditions. Accurately observe and record operating conditions and provide verbal or written reports. Travel to alternate duty/work locations and offsite meetings. Work independently without supervision. Assist and mentor operators in technically challenging aspects of plant operations and treatment processes. Perform duties and responsible tasks of a plant shift operator. Operate a personal computer and common applications such as emails, word processing, spreadsheet and database programs. Typical Qualifications Experience and Education Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: A minimum of four (4) years of experience working in water treatment operations, with at least two (2) of those years working at a journey-level with a Grade T3 certification, equivalent to the Water Treatment Plant Operator with the City of Vallejo. Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade. Successful completion of relevant courses required in order to obtain and maintain Grade T4 certification from the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). License or Certificate: Possession of, and ability to maintain, a valid driver's license. Possession of, and ability to maintain, a Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade T4 Certification issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). Failure to maintain appropriate certification throughout employment for this classification will result in termination of employment. Possession of, and ability to maintain, current and valid certifications for Hazardous Materials Technician, Confined Space Entry, CPR/First Aid, and Fork Lift Safety. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Pursuant to California Government Code, Title I, Division 4, Chapter 8, Section 3100 "all public employees have been declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law." Must be medically approved for wearing a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), and remain shaven of facial hair at all times as required to wear respiratory protection equipment. Must maintain the ability to perform required duties while wearing SCBA. Must be able to work safety while wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Work on an unscheduled basis for emergency situations; must be willing to work any day and any shift within a 24-hour period as assigned, including rotations, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed. Must be able to pass a stringent background check to enter the Travis Air Force Base Water facility. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with City of Vallejo. Forcontinued employment with City of Vallejo, you must maintain such license, certification, orregistration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e.active and in good standing) at all times during employment with City of Vallejo. Forcontinued employment with City of Vallejo, you must maintain such license, certification, orregistration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Supplemental Information SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Working Conditions/Physical Characteristics: Incumbents must be able to perform physical tasks which may include prolonged sitting, standing walking, reaching, twisting, turning, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine motor coordination when using a computer keyboard or mobile data terminal. Near vision is required when writing reports and other documents, and far vision is required when in the field. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, carry and push tools and supplies weighing up to 55 pounds is also required. The job duties will expose the employee to the outdoors, confined spaces, elevated structures, chemicals, biohazards, high voltage and electronic equipment. This may include exposure to inclement weather conditions, machinery noise, fumes, dust, and air contaminants. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. Please contact Human Resources at (707) 649-3512 or send an email to: Human.Resources@cityofvallejo.net no later than August 12th, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to: 1) Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3) Successfully complete a job-related pre-placement medical exam. 4) Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry,medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medicaland family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors.Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and anyprovisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 8/12/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jul 24, 2022
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between thecities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attractsinnovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage.Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf,museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants areall available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtownarea, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and businessfacades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combinationwildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE DEPARTMENT The Vallejo Water Department is a dynamic organization engaged in growth and positive changefor the benefit of our customers and community. The Department provides potable water to121,000 customers through a highly complex system including multiple raw water sources, threetreatment plants, a Sludge Dewatering Facility, 600 miles of distribution pipes, 8 pressure zones,27 pump stations, and 37,000 service connections. Vallejo Water is a Treatment-5/Distribution-5system.In 2017, Vallejo water services transitioned from a division of Public Works, to a standalone WaterDepartment reporting directly to the City Manager. This change gives drinking water-relatedoperations and issues greater visibility and strategic direction for the benefit of rate-payers. TheWater Department's strategic goals include: infrastructure reliability, public trust, sustainability,organizational performance, and financial viability. Key initiatives include: Rehabilitation and replacement of aging infrastructure. Revenue streams that help offset water rates. Innovative approaches to management and technologies. Sustainable budgets and staffing. Pursuit of regional partnerships. Strategic, proactive engagement with the expanding regulatory environment. The Water Department's growth and enthusiasm about the future reflect the larger community's excitement and positivity. The City of Vallejo is on the move with many economic developmentopportunities underway, including the redevelopment of Mare Island (former Naval shipyard). Neweateries, a thriving arts community, parks, and water front development are all contributing toVallejo's revitalization. The City engages with all facets of civic life, and the Water Department'sservices provide a vital resource to our residents, businesses, schools, City departments, andcommunity organizations. The Water Department has six Divisions: Water Treatment, Engineering,Distribution, Watershed and Facilities Management, and Administration/Conservation. The WaterQuality Division of the Water Department is an important stakeholder in projects unfolding inVallejo and the Advance Water Treatment Plant Operator is a key member of the team. THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established bythis recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporaryvacancies for up to one year. The City of Vallejo is seeking candidates for one Water Treatment Plant Operator position, ascollaborative member of the City's Water Department.The ideal Water Treatment Plant Operator will be able to perform a variety of skilled technicalduties and semi-skilled labor, as regulated by Federal and State potable water treatmentguidelines, in the operation and maintenance of the City's drinking water treatment plants,transmission, distribution systems, and appurtenances.While not required, possession of an Associate's Degree in Water Treatment, Water Distribution orrelated field and industry approved specialized training are highly desirable qualifications. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level classification in the Water Treatment Plant Operator series.Employees in this classification have completed the thirty-six (36) month trainee portion of thisprogressive classification series (or equivalent experience from an outside agency), successfullyobtained their Grade T3, and successfully demonstrated their ability to perform the full range ofresponsibilities including operating and maintaining serviceable water supply through the City'stransmission, distribution facilities, water treatment plants and sludge de-watering facility, oftenwithout immediate supervision. Incumbents apply independent judgement and standard jobknowledge to resolve issues/problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluationof identifiable factors, initiative, and action within established operational parameters.This classification is distinguished from the Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator class, in thatthe latter is the advanced journey level responsible for the most complex tasks, and requiringfrequent analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure.As a condition of continued employment with the City of Vallejo in the classification of WaterTreatment Plant Operator, incumbents are required to maintain Grade T3 certification by theCalifornia State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). If incumbent is unable to maintain aGrade T3 Water Treatment Plant Operator certification, employment will be terminated. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives lead direction from Senior Water Treatment Plant Operators and general supervisionfrom Water Treatment Plant Supervisors and/or other supervisory and management staff.Provides lead direction to Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainees. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listedduties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below toaddress business needs and changing business practices. Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Operate, monitor, and adjust control functions within a water treatment plant, distributionsystem and sludge de-watering facility, using local controls and Supervisory Control andData Acquisition System (SCADA). Operate and adjust treatment plant pumps, motors, feeders and other equipment tomaintain appropriate plant operations. Regulate the flow of water into and through the source water transmission system, thewater treatment plant, and the distribution system. Record entries, update and maintain plant operation logs, forms and reports; perform anddocument calculations related to plant operational activities. Monitor water quality through online instrumentation, sampling procedures, and performinganalyses using standardized testing methods, tools, and equipment in a plant processlaboratory, and at various stages in the treatment process. Mix and apply chemicals for use at various stages in the treatment process. Calculate dosages and adjust feeders/chemical injection pumps for proper operation andapplication of chemicals in order to ensure a high finished water quality standard. Work with hazardous chemicals related to water treatment and laboratory operations;receive training in and assist in spill prevention and response at City facilities. Maintain plant, operating equipment and facilities in a clean and orderly condition; performroutine housekeeping inside and outside the plant and conduct regular site safetyinspections.Dispatch call-out personnel as required as required for emergency situations at all hours.Schedule, receive, safely unload, and store chemicals and materials by hand and by use ofmotorized and mechanical equipment; record deliveries and ensure adequate supplies. Safely operate a City-owned motor vehicle for travel to a number of pumping stations andwater distribution and treatment facilities; operate City communication equipment. Correctly regulate waste side-streams and return flows.Assemble, update, and maintain plant operations logs and reports; perform and recordmathematical calculations related to plant operational activities, process testing and control. May act in a central communications function as follows: taking, relaying, transmitting, andproviding information to and from City personnel or outside emergency services as required.Receive business contact with other city employees, customer inquiries and make everyeffort to enhance public relations. Conduct general tours of the facilities. Provide for safe plant conditions and working environment at all times by exercising aroutine of attentiveness and proactive responses to plant safety and security matters. Participate in accurate and complete shift change turn-overs to discuss vital plantinformation.Participate in emergency preparedness training and exercises.Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Typical Qualifications TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Standard principles of mathematics, biology, chemistry, and hydraulics as applied in the operation of a drinking water treatment facility and throughout the distribution systems. Standard principles and practices of drinking water treatment plant operations, laboratory analysis techniques and current drinking water standards and regulations. Operating principles of plant equipment such as valves, pumps motors, controls, instrumentation and telemetry. Basic computer (PC) skills in Microsoft Office Suite software. Safety regulations pertaining to industrial work practices and use of related equipment. Operational and safety regulations pertaining to water treatment plant operations and vehicle and equipment usage. Regulations, techniques and equipment used in managing, mitigation, recovery and reporting of hazardous materials release. Ability to: Understand and carry out written and oral instructions. Read and interpret gauges and other recording devices, plant piping and distribution diagrams and other technical documents. Logically solve problems and identify hazardous work conditions. Apply the practices, procedures, techniques, and treatment rules pertaining to the operation of water treatment plants and distribution system into daily practice. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work any shift, rotation, weekends, and holidays, at any Water Department facility. Water Treatment Plant Operators may be assigned and required to report directly to any City treatment facility location, and to travel to alternate duty/work locations and offsite meetings. Lift 55 pounds and move heavy chemical containers. Operate and maintain water treatment plant equipment. Perform simple to moderately complex tasks while wearing Level A personal protective equipment. Wear respiratory protection equipment as required; perform required duties while wearing a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). Maintain the ability to perform required duties while wearing a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). Diagnose operating problems and take effective courses of action. Make independent technical decisions within established parameters to maintain proper treatment operations. Perform simple repair or maintenance to plant equipment such as pumps, valves, and electronic monitoring devices. Independently operate all of the Water Department's facilities. Exercise all phases of plant operations: start-up, shutdown, reduction or bypass of unit processes, adverse or emergency conditions. Accurately observe and record operating conditions and furnish verbal reports. Work independently without supervision. Experience and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Completion of thirty-six (36) months of experience in the Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainee I & II (or equivalent experience from an outside agency), successful demonstration of ability to perform the full range of responsibilities of Water Treatment Plant Operator, and possession of Grade T3 certification from the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB); or (1) year functioning as a journey-level operator, while holding Grade T3 Water Treatment Plant Operator certification at a T3 or higher surface water treatment facility. Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade. Successful completion of relevant courses required in order to obtain and maintain Grade T3 certification from the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). License or Certificate: Possession of, and ability to maintain, a valid driver's license. Possession of, and ability to maintain, a Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade T3 Certification issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). Failure to maintain appropriate certification throughout employment for this classification will result in termination of employment. Possession of, or the ability to obtain and maintain, current and valid certifications for Hazardous Materials Technician, Confined Space Entry, CPR/First Aid, and Fork Lift Safety. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with City of Vallejo. For continued employment with City of Vallejo, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Pursuant to California Government Code, Title 1 Division 4, Chapter 8, Section 3100 "all public employees have been declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law." Must be medically approved for wearing a Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), and maintain facial hair at all times as required to not interfere with wearing respiratory protection equipment. Must maintain the ability to perform required duties while wearing SCBA. Must be able to work safely while wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Work on an unscheduled basis for emergency situations; must be willing to work any day and any shift within a 24-hour period as assigned, including rotations, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed. Must be able to pass a stringent background check to enter the Travis Air Force Base Water facility. Supplemental Information SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION WORKING CONDITIONS Incumbents must be able to perform physical tasks which may include prolonged sitting, standing walking, reaching, twisting, turning, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine motor coordination when using a computer keyboard or mobile data terminal. Near vision is required when writing reports and other documents, and far vision is required when in the field. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, carry and push tools and supplies weighing up to 55 pounds is also required. The job duties will expose the employee to the outdoors, confined spaces, elevated structures, chemicals, biohazards, high voltage and electronic equipment. This may include exposure to inclement weather conditions, machinery noise, fumes, dust, and air contaminants. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as requiredby the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during theapplication, assessment or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department torequest an accommodation. Please contact Human Resources at (707) 648-5402 or send an email to: Human.Resources@cityofvallejo.net no later than August 12th, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to: 1) Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to andsuccessfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3)Successfully complete a job-related pre-placement medical exam. 4) Provide proof of legal rightto work in the United States.Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster ServiceWorkers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employmentwith the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required tocomplete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of anemergency.Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with CivilService Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application.Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It isthe policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons.All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry,medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medicaland family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and anyprovisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 8/12/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jul 20, 2022
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY AND NOTE THAT THE SALARY MAY BE UPDATED; WE WILL INFORM CANDIDATES OF THAT, IF SO. THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE DEPARTMENT The Vallejo Water Department is a dynamic organization engaged in growth and positive change for the benefit of our customers and community. The Department provides potable water to 121,000 customers through a highly complex system including multiple raw water sources, three treatment plants, a Sludge Dewatering Facility, 600 miles of distribution pipes, 8 pressure zones, 27 pump stations, and 37,000 service connections. Vallejo Water is a Treatment-5/Distribution-5 system. In 2017, Vallejo water services transitioned from a division of Public Works, to a standalone Water Department reporting directly to the City Manager. This change gives drinking water-related operations and issues greater visibility and strategic direction for the benefit of rate-payers. The Water Department's strategic goals include: infrastructure reliability, public trust, sustainability, organizational performance, and financial viability. Key initiatives include: Rehabilitation and replacement of aging infrastructure. Revenue streams that help offset water rates. Innovative approaches to management and technologies. Sustainable budgets and staffing. Pursuit of regional partnerships. Strategic, proactive engagement with the expanding regulatory environment. The Water Department's growth and enthusiasm about the future reflect the larger community's excitement and positivity. The City of Vallejo is on the move with many economic development opportunities underway, including the redevelopment of Mare Island (former Naval shipyard). New eateries, a thriving arts community, parks, and water front development are all contributing to Vallejo's revitalization. The City engages with all facets of civic life, and the Water Department's services provide a vital resource to our residents, businesses, schools, City departments, and community organizations. The Water Department has six Divisions: Water Treatment, Engineering, Distribution, Watershed and Facilities Management, and Administration/Conservation. The Water Quality Division of the Water Department is an important stakeholder in projects unfolding in Vallejo and the Advance Water Treatment Plant Operator is a key member of the team. THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and assist in the oversight and coordination of the operation and maintenance of the water treatment plants, related treatment facilities, and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) distribution system, consistent with all state and federal regulations. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the first line supervisory level classification in the treatment plant operator series, meeting requirements set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Safe Drinking Water Act (Federal), as well as by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), under the California Safe Drinking Water Act (State). This is the full, first-line supervision classification in the Treatment Plant Operator series, assigned to oversee operations and supervise staff within one or more treatment plants. Incumbents review and evaluate the work of water treatment operators and are responsible for maintaining the effective and efficient operation of water treatment facilities. Performance expectations at this level include the exercise of certain managerial responsibilities for applying policies, procedures, and technical direction while demonstrating proficiency in maintaining all requirements of US EPA and CA DPH drinking water regulations that pertain to the operational control, monitoring, reporting and established performance standards of the City's facilities. This class is distinguished from the next higher classification of Water Treatment Superintendent in that the latter assumes the full range of responsibility for planning, policy enforcement, process monitoring and improvement, allocation of resources, and overall operations of all water treatment plants and related facilities. In the absence of the Water Treatment Superintendent, an incumbent in the class that has T5 certification may be temporarily appointed to assume responsibility for the operations section and to function as the Chief Operator of T5 Treatment Facilities, which requires possession of a Grade 5 Water Treatment Operator's Certification issued by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). This classification is further distinguished from Water Treatment Regulatory Compliance Officer in that the latter engages in supervision of staff and plant operations as a tangential function of the job and has a purpose and job focus of researching, developing, and implementing compliance measures to adhere to regulations covering drinking water, workplace health and safety, emergency preparedness, and environmental protection. As a condition of continued employment with the City of Vallejo, incumbents are required to adhere to the process for maintaining the Grade T4 Water Treatment Plant Operator outlined by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). If the certification is not maintained, employment will be terminated. The City's regular competitive civil service process governs selection procedures related to this position and for advancement to positions beyond this classification. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Water Treatment Superintendent. Exercises functional and technical supervision over, and provides training to all levels of Treatment Plant Operators and Trainees. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, organize, direct, and supervise the operations of the water treatment facilities, providing for adjustment of plant operations within proscribed limits to meet performance standards, changing conditions and emergencies. Assist in the planning and implementation of goals and objectives, establishing performance standards and evaluation of best methods for water treatment operations and processes. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various repots on operations and activities, including development of Standard Operations Procedures (SOP) for plant operation and safety. Resolve complex technical problems in the process or equipment, examines techniques and operational data to maintain and improve facility effectiveness and efficiency. Supervise or perform the development and implementation of water treatment plant procedures and programs (e.g., safety, preventative maintenance scheduling, emergency response, process control, purchasing, training, SCADA system, inventory control, optimization studies and documentation management). Regularly reports to the Water Treatment Superintendent on plant performance, operational activities, and related issues. Provide or coordinates instruction to operators, track individualized training programs and evaluates work performance, prepare and conduct performance evaluations of subordinates as assigned, work with employees to correct performance deficiencies, implement corrective action, and may recommend discipline procedures. Review operators' daily work for accuracy and completeness. Ensure all work is performed safely, conditions are safe and employees are trained in save work practices and procedures. Maintain operator work schedules, forward time reports for payroll processing, maintain related records and statistics, prepare reports and correspondence. Participate in emergency preparedness training and exercises; assess team performance readiness and reports findings to the Water Operations Superintendent. Participate in operator recruitment and selection processes, provide and review information for use in operator performance reviews. Assist and participate in budget preparation and prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations, submit payment requests for equipment, supplies and materials; monitor and controls expenditures. Makes periodic inspections and reports of plant conditions to assure adherence to Division policies and procedures. Identify and report on facility deficiencies and hazards, and recommends maintenance or improvements. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles, methods and techniques of research and regulatory programs planning. Federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances, current programs, operating permits and licenses. Water treatment principles and practices. Computerized maintenance management systems. Programmable logic controllers and their proper use in water systems. Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Principles and practices of workplace safety including CalOSHA standards and regulations. Budgeting preparation and tracking practices and procedures. Ability to : Supervise and train assigned staff. Interpret and apply pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written documentation. Prepare service goals and objectives; assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures necessary for delivering effective services. Assist in the development and implementation of work plans; review and evaluate services, methods, and procedures. Assist in the preparation, implementation, and administration of the section/division budget; participate in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies. Use and operate a personal computer and common office and work-related technical software; write reports and other documents using a personal computer. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Interpret and explain pertinent City, department, and division policies and procedures. Assist in the development, monitoring, and implementation of assigned budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to work assignment. Experience and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: A minimum six (6) years water treatment operating experience at a surface water treatment plant, with at least three (3) years in a lead operator role while holding T4 certification (such as the City of Vallejo's Senior Operator classification), at surface water treatment facility classified as T4 or higher. Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th grade with three (3) years of high school mathematics, including at least two (2) years of algebra. Completion of the following five (5) CSUS Ken Kerrie Series of Courses (represents the entire suite of CSUS Drinking Water Courses): Water Treatment Plant Operation (Vols. 1 & 2); Small Water System Operation and maintenance; Water Distribution Operation and Maintenance; Manage for Success: Effective Utility Leadership Practices (or equivalent management coursework). Certification: Possess and maintain a valid Class C California Driver License. Possess and maintain a Water Treatment Operator Grade T4 Certification issued by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). Failure to maintain appropriate certification for classification will result in termination of employment. Possess and maintain recertification for Hazardous Materials Technician, Confined Space Entry, CPR/First Aid, and Fork Lift Safety as often as set forth by the authority establishing the requirement. Desirable: Possession Water Treatment Operator Grade T5 Certification. Advanced study or specialized training or experience in occupational health and safety, preparing effective written reports, writing effective performance appraisals and conducting technical research. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Pursuant to California Government Code, Title 1, Division 4, Chapter 8, Section 3100 "all public employees have been declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law." Must be medically approved for wearing a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), and remain shaven of facial hair at all times required to wear respiratory protection equipment. Must maintain the ability to perform required duties while wearing SCBA. Must be able to work safety while wearing personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Work on an unscheduled basis for emergency situations; must be willing to work any day and any shift within a 24-hour period as assigned, including holidays, weekends and overtime as needed. Supplemental Information Working Conditions Risk of exposure to chemicals; some lifting; machinery noise. Work in and around confined spaces and elevated structures. Work in proximity of high voltage and electronic equipment. Work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. Work around complex, moving machinery in a biohazard environment. The Recruitment & Selection Process NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of August 8, 2022. Oral Panel Interviews are weighted at 100% of the candidates' score. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70%. Those achieving 70% or higher will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume, and responses to supplemental questions. 4. Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) will be referred to the department for final interviews based on their performance in the exam. The number of candidates referred for a hiring interview is at the discretion of the hiring department. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. Please contact Sara Castro at (707) 648-4365 or send an email to: rachel.ferguson@cityofvallejo.net no later than August 15, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to: 1) Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3) Successfully complete a job-related pre-placement medical exam. 4) Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 8/15/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jul 20, 2022
Full Time
Description THE POSITION PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE DEPARTMENT The Vallejo Water Department is a dynamic organization engaged in growth and positive change for the benefit of our customers and community. The Department provides potable water to approximately 151,000 customers through a highly complex system including multiple raw water sources, three treatment plants, 600 miles of distribution pipe, 8 pressure zones, 27 pump stations, and 37,000 service connections. Vallejo Water is California State certified a Treatment-5/Distribution-5 system. In 2017, Vallejo water services transitioned from a division of Public Works, to a standalone Water Department reporting directly to the City Manager. This change gives drinking water-related operations and issues greater visibility and strategic direction for the benefit of rate-payers. The Water Department's strategic goals include: infrastructure reliability, public trust, sustainability, organizational performance, and financial viability. Key initiatives include: Rehabilitation and replacement of aging infrastructure. Revenue streams that help offset water rates. Innovative approaches to management and technologies. Sustainable budgets and staffing. Pursuit of regional partnerships. Strategic, proactive engagement with the expanding regulatory environment. The Water Department's growth and enthusiasm about the future reflect the larger community's excitement and positivity. The City of Vallejo is on the move with many economic development opportunities underway, including the redevelopment of Mare Island (former Naval shipyard). New eateries, a thriving arts community, parks, and water front development are all contributing to Vallejo's revitalization. The City engages with all facets of civic life, and the Water Department's services provide a vital resource to our residents, businesses, schools, City departments, and community organizations. The Water Department has six Divisions: Water Treatment, Engineering, Distribution, Facilities Maintenance, Water Quality, and Administration/Conservation. THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill two full-time vacancies. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. The Department may choose to fill this vacancy at the I or II level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate pool. The City of Vallejo is seeking candidates for two Instrument Technician positions, as collaborative members of the City's Water Department. Instrument Technicians will be able to effectively, efficiently and safely perform daily inspections, preventive maintenance, calibration, installation, and repair of a variety of instrumentation and electrical equipment. They will have knowledge of installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and calibration of a large variety of instrumentation and electrical systems, controls and equipment commonly used in large municipal drinking-water treatment plants, pump stations, storage tanks and reservoirs. They will also have knowledge of variable frequency drives, motor control centers, motors, digital and analog instruments, water quality and process control analyzers, high medium, and low voltage equipment, sub stations, co-generation systems, solar and emergency power systems, transfer switches, controls, valve operators, rectifiers, cathodic protection systems, pump control systems, PLC's, SCADA, radio communication and various network systems. Ideal candidates will possess at least two years of experience performing skilled field work in pneumatic, mechanical, electro mechanical and electronic circuitry repair, the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and have completed of a two-year formal electrical apprenticeship program and/or training in electronic technology. While not required, possession of a California Department of Public Health Distribution Operator D1 or D2 License, California Department of Public Health Treatment Operator License T1 or T2, a California State Division of Industrial Standards Electrician's license, ISA certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) Level II certificate, and a California Water Environment Association Electrical Instrumentation Technician Grade I or II Certification are highly desirable licenses and certifications. Incumbents in this position are expected to be placed on the Department's on-call rotation and to respond to after-hours service needs as needed and when assigned to standby duty, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Candidates must be able to pass a federal government background investigation during the length of employment (for access to the Travis Air Force Base). SALARY Instrument Technician I: Hourly: $35.4857 - $43.1330 Monthly: $6,150.85 - $7,476.39 Bi-weekly: $2,838.86 - $3,450.64 Annually: $73,810.26 - $89,716.64 Instrument Technician II : Hourly: $39.4092 - $47.9020 Monthly: $6,830.92 - $8,303.02 Bi-weekly: $3,152.74 - $3,832.16 Annually: $81,971.14 - $99,636.16 DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Instrument Technician I - This is the entry level class in the Instrument Technician series. This class is distinguished from the Instrument Technician II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series including maintenance, repair, replacement, design and calibration of controllers, instrumentation, and equipment as knowledge and experience grow and develop. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited related work experience. This type of experience is typically found in refinery, manufacturing, process control plant, and or college course work related to process instrumentation and industrial electrical/control maintenance and repair. Instrument Technician II - This is the full journey level class within the Instrument Technician series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Instrument Technician I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including all maintenance, repair, replacement, design and calibration of all instruments, controls and equipment used in all City water treatment plants, pumping stations and hydroelectric power plant; and other duties as assigned. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Instrument Technician I-level when they have demonstrated journey-level knowledge and skills , or when filled from the outside, have prior, directly related experience. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Instrument Technician I - Receives immediate supervision from more experienced staff, supervisory and management staff. Instrument Technician II - Receives general supervision from more experienced staff, supervisory and management staff. May provide functional and technical work direction to less experienced staff. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Instrument Technician I - Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following : Installs, maintains, calibrates, and repairs microcomputer-based data acquisition and control systems, including telemeters, programmable logic controllers, monitoring and process control equipment and instrumentation. Makes inspections and performs periodic preventative maintenance on various control, metering, recording and display equipment; cleans, lubricates, calibrates and/or adjusts equipment as needed. Troubleshoots and diagnoses electronic, electro-mechanical instrumentation malfunctions; completes component level repairs or advises system contractor(s) of other repair requirements as appropriate. Uses software diagnostic routines and tests equipment to verify and/or adjust control system equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations. Installs, maintains and repairs multi-channel system radio and telephone, and calibrates microwave electronic equipment, antennas, battery backup power supplies and grounding systems including connections to existing systems. Reads and interprets wiring schematics, mechanical drawings and specifications as necessary to install, service and/or repair equipment in accordance with related regulations. May make estimates of labor, materials and supplies necessary for the performance of specific assignments. Keeps records and makes verbal and written reports of work performed. Installs, maintains, monitors, overhauls, calibrates and tests a wide variety of electronic recording, indicating, controlling, telemetering and other test instruments including but not limited to programmable logic controllers, communications systems, digital and/or analog instrumentation, printed circuits, magnetic flow meters, differential pressure transducers, multiplex equipment, flow meters, process control equipment, loss-of-head indicators, level indicators, solid state equipment, alarm circuits and systems, pressure and temperature regulators, gauges and recorders, chemical feeder controllers and telemetering receivers and transmitters. Performs other related duties as assigned. Instrument Technician II - In addition to the duties established for Instrument Technician I: May direct the work of other maintenance employees as required; ensures proper adherence to safety precautions. May inspect relevant work performed by contractors installing new electronic equipment in City facilities. Maintain and operate high voltage switch gear. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS Instrument Technician I Knowledge of : Some familiarity with methods, practices and tools used in maintaining, repairing, testing and calibrating electro-mechanical recording and metering instruments, programmable logic controllers, process control equipment, and mechanical linkage and telemetering systems. General safety practices, precautions and procedures pertaining to the work. Computer based data acquisition and control systems; microwave point to point and point-to-multi-point channel radio data communications equipment; telephone line interface for data communications; software diagnostic routines and test equipment; metering instruments and open and closed loop control systems. Common equipment, tools and materials used in electronic and instrument maintenance and repair. Applied principles of electronic and electrical theory, including Ohm's law; basic D.C. circuit analysis; A.C. circuit analysis; and, applicable mathematics including algebra, geometry and trigonometry as related to specific work applications. Ability to : Learn to diagnose mechanical, electrical and electronic difficulties/malfunctions in instrumentation, programmable logic controllers, control and telemetering systems. Read and interpret wiring schematics, diagrams, mechanical drawings and specifications. Make repairs to electronic, electro mechanical metering and process control instruments. Estimate labor and materials to effect repair or replacement as needed. Keep accurate records and make oral and written reports. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Perform skilled maintenance, calibration and repair of a variety of plant, electronic, and electro-mechanical instrumentation. Lift and carry tools, supplies, and equipment which may exceed 50 pounds. Use a variety of tools, including a variety of test equipment as required. Work independently, efficiently and accountably under general direction. Install metal or PVC electrical conduit. Assist with maintenance of high voltage switch gear. Instrument Technician II In addition to the knowledge and abilities established for Instrument Technician I: Knowledge of : Considerable knowledge of all areas specified under Instrument Technician I sufficient for performing journey-level work. Principles, techniques and operations involved in water treatment and distribution. Ability to : Perform the full range of duties for this class at the journey-level. Direct the work of other employees. Respond to emergency call outs. Typical Qualifications Experience and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Instrument Technician I Experience: Preferably completion of a formal, two-year electrical apprenticeship program and/or training in electronic technology. Or Some experience performing skilled field work in pneumatic, mechanical, electro mechanical and electronic circuitry repair, at least some of this time having involved work on instrumentation, field and process controls. Training: Completion of the twelfth grade, or its equivalent. License or Certificate: Must possess and maintain a valid, appropriate California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record. Instrument Technician II Experience: Completion of a two-year formal electrical apprenticeship program and/or training in electronic technology Or Two years of experience performing skilled field work in pneumatic, mechanical, electro mechanical and electronic circuitry repair, at least some of this time having involved work on instrumentation, field and process controls equivalent to that of an Instrument Technician I with the City of Vallejo. Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: Must possess and maintain a valid, appropriate California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Working Conditions Must possess physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the class, including sufficient physical agility to work in high or confined spaces. Must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and work overtime as needed. The Recruitment & Selection Process 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday April 25, 2022. Applicants must submit a completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional), by the posted deadline in order to be considered. NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2. Applications will be screened for overall qualifications the week of April 25, 2022. 3. Applicants who are found to be the best qualified will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of May 2, 2022. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for a Performance Examination and Oral Panel Interview. 4. Performance Examinations and Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of May 16, 2022. Performance Examinations and the Interview process are weighted at 100% of the candidates' score. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70%. Those achieving 70% or higher will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume, and responses to supplemental questions. 5. Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) will be referred to the department for final interviews based on their performance in the exam. The number of candidates referred for a hiring interview is at the discretion of the hiring department. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. Please contact Alex Clark at (707) 648-5402 or send an email to: alex.cruz@cityofvallejo.net no later than April 25, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to: 1) Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3) Successfully complete a job-related pre-placement medical exam. 4) Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Supplemental Information SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Working Conditions Must possess physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the class, including sufficient physical agility to work in high or confined spaces. Must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and work overtime as needed. The Recruitment & Selection Process 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday April 25, 2022. Applicants must submit a completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional), by the posted deadline in order to be considered. NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2. Applications will be screened for overall qualifications the week of April 25, 2022. 3. Applicants who are found to be the best qualified will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of May 2, 2022. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for a Performance Examination and Oral Panel Interview. 4. Performance Examinations and Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of May 16, 2022. Performance Examinations and the Interview process are weighted at 100% of the candidates' score. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70%. Those achieving 70% or higher will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume, and responses to supplemental questions. 5. Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) will be referred to the department for final interviews based on their performance in the exam. The number of candidates referred for a hiring interview is at the discretion of the hiring department. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. Please contact Carmen Valdez at (707) 648-5402 or send an email to: alex.cruz@cityofvallejo.net no later than April 25, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to: 1) Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3) Successfully complete a job-related pre-placement medical exam. 4) Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 8/15/2022 7:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jul 20, 2022
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY -- This role will fill the Mechanical need and serve in Mechanical expertise THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. THE DEPARTMENT The Vallejo Water Department is a dynamic organization engaged in growth and positive change for the benefit of our customers and community. The Department provides potable water to approximately 151,000 customers through a highly complex system including multiple raw water sources, three treatment plants, 600 miles of distribution pipe, 8 pressure zones, 27 pump stations, and 37,000 service connections. Vallejo Water is California State certified a Treatment-5/Distribution-5 system. In 2017, Vallejo water services transitioned from a division of Public Works, to a standalone Water Department reporting directly to the City Manager. This change gives drinking water-related operations and issues greater visibility and strategic direction for the benefit of rate-payers. The Water Department's strategic goals include: infrastructure reliability, public trust, sustainability, organizational performance, and financial viability. Key initiatives include: Rehabilitation and replacement of aging infrastructure. Revenue streams that help offset water rates. Innovative approaches to management and technologies. Sustainable budgets and staffing. Pursuit of regional partnerships. Strategic, proactive engagement with the expanding regulatory environment. The Water Department's growth and enthusiasm about the future reflect the larger community's excitement and positivity. The City of Vallejo is on the move with many economic development opportunities underway, including the redevelopment of Mare Island (former Naval shipyard). New eateries, a thriving arts community, parks, and water front development are all contributing to Vallejo's revitalization. The City engages with all facets of civic life, and the Water Department's services provide a vital resource to our residents, businesses, schools, City departments, and community organizations. The Water Department has six Divisions: Water Treatment, Engineering, Distribution, Facilities Maintenance, Water Quality, and Administration/Conservation. The Plant Maintenance Supervisor (Mechanical focus) reports to the Water Facilities Superintendent. This team oversees the maintenance of the City's Water treatment plants, pump stations, reservoirs and watershed lands, lakes, and dams. The Plant Maintenance Supervisor is a key member of the team and provide supervision to staff that performs planned and emergency repairs, maintenance, and replacement work on mechanical equipment including pumps, motors, pump stations and other elements related to the operation of the treatment plants, pumping stations reservoirs, and overall system. The Facilities team, including the Plant Maintenance Supervisor, are critical to maintaining the water system and supporting the delivery of potable water to residents. THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. The ideal Utility Supervisor will have at least four years of experience performing mechanical installation or repair work which includes the maintenance, repair, and alteration of industrial mechanical systems and equipment like those found in large municipal water treatment plants and have the ability to supervise, assign, review, and participate in the work of Water Department Facilities staff responsible for maintenance and repair services for the City's water treatment and pumping facilities, systems and equipment. While not required at time of hire, the following license and certifications are highly desirable: California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Mechanical Technologist Grade 3 certification State Water Resources Control Board (SWRBC) Grade 3 Distribution Operator license State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Grade 2 Treatment Operator license Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) Maintenance and Reliability Technician certification National Commission for Certified Crane Operators (NCCCO) Operators and Riggers license Association of Boards (ABC) Plant Maintenance Technologist III certification First Aid CPR certification Forklift Operator certification Aerial Lift platform certification SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from the Water Facilities Superintendent. Exercises direct supervision over plant maintenance instrumentation/electrical or mechanical staff, depending on assigned unit. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Receive general written and/or oral work assignments from the Water Facilities Superintendent; assist in determining the type of equipment, personnel, and materials needed, as well as the relative priority of multiple tasks and projects. Plan, prioritize, schedule, assign, supervise and review the work of subordinate staff. Participate in the selection of assigned staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement disciplinary procedures when necessary. Participate in the daily inspection, preventive maintenance, calibration, installation, and repair of a variety of instrumentation and electrical equipment or mechanical equipment, depending on assigned unit. Read, interpret, and modify electrical or mechanical schematics, mechanical drawings, and specifications as necessary to install, service and/or repair equipment in accordance with related regulations; may design instrumentation, and electrical or mechanical system components and drawings, depending on assigned unit. Depending on assigned unit, install, maintain, monitor, repair, modify, calibrate, test and perform routine preventive maintenance work on water treatment and distribution plant equipment, including a wide variety of mechanical equipment or electronic recording, analyzing, indicating, controlling, telemetering and other test instruments used in large municipal water treatment plants, pump stations, storage tanks and reservoirs. Use diagnostic routines, and test equipment to verify and/or adjust control system equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations, and/or utility needs. Perform light building maintenance on pump stations, plant facilities, tanks, and reservoirs, including light carpentry, masonry, concrete, electrical and HVAC work. Prepare various reports on operations and activities. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; assist in the development and planning of unit programs; establish schedules and methods for providing maintenance and repair services; coordinate with other departments/divisions for the repair of equipment as required; implement policies and procedures. Participate in the preparation and administration of the assigned budget; submit budget recommendations; monitor expenditures. Obtain quotes and prepare specifications for material and equipment purchases; requisition supplies and materials as needed; ensure inventory remains stocked in warehouse. Maintain field and/or shop records including cost estimates and supplies, materials, equipment, and/or personnel used in the course of work performed. Ensure the adherence to City, departmental and safety policies and procedures by personnel; conduct training sessions with employees regarding safety, equipment operation procedures and related topics. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen or staff inquiries and complaints. Investigate liability claims submitted to the City; provide information to appropriate staff; coordinate repair actions if required. Assist in preparation of work site for service and ensure that materials and tools are clean, properly located on the job, in the shop area, or in the service vehicle in preparation for daily work; help keep the shop area and service vehicles generally clean and orderly; clean-up work area after job is completed. Assist in the preparation of maintenance contracts for work to be performed by outside contractors; assist in the preparation of instrumentation/electrical or mechanical repair and alteration plans and specifications; oversee and inspect the work of contractors related to instrumentation/electrical or mechanical maintenance services; ensure work is accomplished in a timely and appropriate manner; ensure compliance with applicable codes. Assist in a variety of Department and Division operations; perform special projects and assignments as requested. Inspect City facilities for needed maintenance and repairs; coordinate a system for preventive maintenance. Inspect work sites before, during, and after completion to ensure work is completed in a satisfactory and thorough manner. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. When Assigned to the Instrumentation and Electrical Unit: Perform a wide variety of field and shop instrumentation/electrical work, including the installation, monitoring, repair, modification, calibration, testing, daily inspection, and preventative maintenance of electrical, instrumentation, SCADA, and telemetry equipment, and other test instruments used in large municipal water treatment plants, pump stations, storage tanks, and reservoirs. Use a variety of hand and power tools, gauges, measuring and testing instruments common to the instrumentation and electrical trades such as multi meters, amp meter, megaohm meters, signal generator, high voltage testers. Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair high, medium, and low voltage equipment, substations, co-generation systems, solar systems, emergency power systems, transfer switches, motors, variable frequency drives, circuits, controls, motor control centers, valve operators, rectifiers, cathodic protection systems, pump control systems, meters, digital and analog instruments, printed circuits, differential pressure transmitters, multiplex equipment, process control equipment, loss-of-head indicators, level indicators, solid state equipment, alarm circuits and systems, pressure and temperature regulators, gauges and recorders, chemical feeder controllers, water quality analyzers, PLC's (Programmable Logic Controls), SCADA, radio communications, various network systems, and other utility related components. When Assigned to the Mechanical Unit: Perform a wide variety of field and shop mechanical work, including the installation, repair, and maintenance of mechanical equipment used in large municipal water treatment plants, pump stations, storage tanks, and reservoirs. Use a variety of hand and power tools, gauges, and measuring and testing instruments common to the mechanical maintenance trades such as cutting torches, welders, impact wrenches, band saws, pipe threading machines, taps and dies, drill presses, grinders, milling machines, scales, micrometers, dial indicators, and Vernier calipers. Install, maintain, and repair pumps, valves, piping/plumbing, chemical systems, air and hydraulic systems, clarifiers, ozone generators, co-generation equipment, emergency power equipment, and other utility related components. Troubleshoot, maintain, repair, and install pumps, motors, mixers, gearboxes, bearings, valves, hydraulic controls, regulators, piping systems, chemical feed devices, oxygen systems, ozone gas production and distribution equipment, compressors, gas/diesel engines or generators, co-generation equipment, and other related equipment and machinery used in a water treatment plant and related facilities; change filters, check belt tensions, lubricate moving parts and bearings, and in inspect pumps, motors, compressors, plant equipment and facilities for proper operation and condition. Perform, and assist in the disassembly, cleaning, lubrication, and reassembly of all related plant mechanical equipment. Typical Qualifications TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles, practices, techniques, and operations involved in water treatment, pumping facilities, systems and equipment; specifically, as they relate to instrumentation/electrical or mechanical systems. Principles, practices, and techniques of supervision. Operations, services, and activities of a comprehensive maintenance and repair program for water treatment and pumping system facilities. Procedures, methods, practices, materials, and equipment commonly used in an electrical or mechanical maintenance and repair program for water treatment and pumping system facilities. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices associated with an electrical or mechanical maintenance and repair program in a water treatment and pumping system environment. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations. Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting. Principles of municipal budget preparation and control. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. When Assigned to the Instrumentation and Electrical Unit: Methods, practices, and tools used in maintaining, repairing, testing, and calibrating electro-mechanical recording and metering instruments, programmable logic controllers, process control equipment, mechanical linkage, and telemetering systems. Lead supervision and training, safety practices, precautions and procedures pertaining to the work, computer-based data acquisition and control systems, microwave point-to-point and point-to-multi-point channel radio data communications equipment, telephone line interface for data communications, software diagnostic routines and test equipment, metering instruments and flow in open channel and closed loop systems. Principles, techniques, and operations involved in water treatment and distribution; common equipment, tools and materials used in electronic and instrument maintenance and repair; applied principles of electronic and electrical theory including Ohm's law, basic D.C. circuit analysis, A.C. circuit analysis; and applicable mathematics including algebra, geometry and trigonometry as related to specific work applications. When Assigned to the Mechanical Unit: Methods, practices, and tools used in maintaining, repairing, testing, identification and use of standard stationary, hand and power tool; the materials, terms, practices, and equipment common to mechanical trades, arithmetic and mechanical principles related to shop and field work. Lead supervision and training, safety practices, precautions and procedures pertaining to the work. Principles, techniques, and operations involved in water treatment and distribution; common equipment, tools and materials used in mechanical equipment maintenance and repair; applied principles of mechanical theory. ABILITY TO: Perform a variety of advanced journey level instrumentation/electrical or mechanical work involved in the maintenance and repair of the City's water treatment plants and related facilities. Diagnose, disassemble, perform extensive repair, and rebuilding of various instrumentation/electrical or mechanical equipment and systems used in large municipal water treatment plants, pump stations, storage tanks and reservoirs. Assist in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of instrumentation/electrical or mechanical equipment and machinery including pumps, valves, valve operators, and chemical feed equipment. Supervise, organize, and review the work of subordinate personnel; select, supervise, train and evaluate staff; oversee the work of outside contractors. Interpret, explain and enforce City and departmental policies and procedures. Ensure crew compliance with Federal, State and local rules, laws and regulations. Maintain accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports. Perform responsible and difficult work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Conduct studies, prepare comprehensive reports, and determine cost effective ways for conducting the assigned plant maintenance operations. Operate and maintain machinery and equipment related to the maintenance and repair of water treatment and pumping facilities. Accurately determine work required and estimate the hours, materials and cost of such work. Read, interpret, explain, and follow electrical and mechanical blueprints, drawings, specifications, technical manuals, and oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including the public, coworkers, and vendors. Work underground in tanks, channels, or other structures while assisting in the maintenance and repair of equipment and facilities. Perform rigging as required for the lifting and placement of heavy machinery or equipment. Operate mobile equipment such as forklifts, telescoping boom trucks, stationary cranes, and man lifts. Perform various landscape and vegetation control duties within service areas. Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate for job assignments/working environments. Perform confined space entries, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) weighing up to 40 lbs. for extended periods of time. Respond to emergency and after hours calls. Must be willing to carry and operate a smart phone in support of 24-hour operations in assigned area of responsibility or to respond to emergency situations in off hours as required. Must be able to pass a background/criminal investigation to gain access to military base for the length of employment. EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible journey level experience performing instrumentation/electrical or mechanical installation or repair work which includes the maintenance, repair, and alteration of industrial instrumentation/electrical or mechanical systems and equipment like those found in large municipal water treatment plants, including one year of lead or supervisory experience. Education: High School diploma or GED, supplemented by college or technical school coursework in electrical or mechanical maintenance and repair. License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record. Certified and proficient in confined space entry and rescue within 18 months from time of appointment. First Aid CPR certification within 18 months from time of appointment. Certified as a competent forklift operator in accordance with Title 8, Section 3650, 3664 & 3668 within 18 months from time of appointment. Aerial Lift platform certificate 18 months from time of appointment. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a SWRCB (State Water Resources Control Board) Grade 3 Distribution Operator license within 24 months from time of appointment. NCCCO (National Commission for Certified Crane Operators) operators and riggers license within 24 months from time of appointment. Class A driver's license is highly desirable. SWRCB (State Water Resources Control Board) Grade 2 Treatment Operator license is highly desirable. When Assigned to Instrumentation & Electrical Unit: Possess and maintain a CWEA (California Water Environment Association) Instrument/Electrical Grade 3 within 24 months from time of appointment. California State Division of Industrial Standards Electrician's license is highly desirable. ISA certified control systems technician (CCST) Level II certificate is highly desirable. When Assigned to Mechanical Unit: Possess and maintain a CWEA (California Water Environment Association) Mechanical Technologist Grade 3 within 24 months from time of appointment. Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician is highly desirable. Association of Boards (ABC) Certification: Plant Maintenance Technologist Certification III is highly desirable. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with City of Vallejo. For continued employment with City of Vallejo, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Supplemental Information SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Working Conditions : Water treatment plant, pump stations, storage locations and field setting with travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors, gases, mechanical and electrical hazards, and all types of weather and temperature conditions; work in or around water; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces; occasionally work at heights; incumbents must be willing to work overtime and off hour shifts in emergency situations. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office, plant and field setting; to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp, and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; to climb unusual heights on ladders; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight; to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Operating equipment and machines requires making precise arm-hand position movements, fine, highly controlled muscular movements, standing for extended periods of time unable to sit or rest at will. Many aspects involve making skillful, controlled manipulations of small objects. Performs tasks requiring: strength and stamina, such as lifting and moving equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; sitting, standing, walking on uneven or slippery surfaces, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, and grasping; ascending and descending stairs and ladders; work both inside and outside with exposure to weather, odors, dust and pollen; exposure to chemicals, skin irritants, fumes and solvents; frequent and repetitive hand and arm motion; hand and finger dexterity sufficient to use small tools and key pads; the ability to see well enough to read gauges and documents; the ability to distinguish colors; the ability to communicate verbally, including projecting a voice that can be heard in a noisy environment; the ability to hear and distinguish various sounds, such as alarms, voices of co-workers and sounds of operating equipment in both quiet and noisy environments; and the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Operating a forklift or crane requires coordinating the movement of more than one limb simultaneously. Working on equipment often involves bending or stooping repeatedly or continually over time. Working on overhead systems requires lifting arms above shoulder level. Work is performed in sumps, vaults, galleys, and other small, cramped areas and involves sitting/standing for extended periods of time with the inability to change positions. Work on overhead and or roof-mounted equipment is performed at elevated heights greater than 10 feet. Work often requires walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces and is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements. Water Facilities Maintenance staff must be able to hear alarms, carry equipment and or tools weighing more than 50 pounds more than 20 feet. Some work is performed in enclosed spaces with exposure to temperatures as high as 120 degrees Fahrenheit. A self-contained breathing apparatus may be necessary when working in confined spaces and other hazardous locations. Must be able to pass a background/criminal investigation to gain access to military base for the length of employment. The Recruitment & Selection Process 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, July 18, 2022. Applicants must submit a completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional), by the posted deadline in order to be considered. NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo HR staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2. Applications will be screened for overall qualifications the week of July 18, 2022. 3. Applicants who are found to be the best qualified may have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts and/or be contacted for a preliminary phone interview. Candidates who are deemed to be the best qualified will be invited to take part in an assessment process which may consist of written, online, oral, or performance exercises. Candidates invited to the assessment process will be notified by email of the date, time, and location of the assessment. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume, and responses to supplemental questions. 4. Candidates who are successful in the assessment process will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list). Candidates will then be referred at the department's discretion. The Department will conduct all final interviews and make the final candidate selection for this position. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. Please contact Juliann Indara at (707) 648-4378 or send an email to: juliann.indara@cityofvallejo.net no later than July 18, 2022 at 5:00 P.M. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate will be required to: 1) Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3) Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/vallejo OR 555 Santa Clara Street (1st Floor), P.O. Box 3068 Vallejo, CA 94590 EXAM #2022-PMS PLANT MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (MECHANICAL UNIT) AC Closing Date/Time: 8/16/2022 11:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE POSITION This continuous recruitment is being conducted to fill reoccurring full-time vacancies. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. P eriodic testing for this position will take place as described below in the supplemental information section. The incumbent in this position will perform a variety of complex duties in direct support of public safety personnel including receipt, interpretation, and dispatching of calls for law enforcement, fire, ambulance and other emergency assistance; direct fire and medical emergencies to the proper agency for response; accurately utilize a computer-aided dispatch system to initiate a response to effectively handle emergencies; utilize a two-way radio system to communicate with field units; accurately maintain the status of all field units; and provide information and assistance to the public. The ideal candidate will be capable of confidently taking command of situations in a sensitive yet straightforward manner, while showing consideration and respect to others, and will have the ability to deal with stressful and pressured situations in an efficient and controlled manner. Candidates must demonstrate good decision making skills under pressure, work with minimum direct supervision, and be a team player with a positive attitude. Additionally, candidates must have the ability to work all shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. THE DEPARTMENT The City of Vallejo Police Department's mission is to provide professional law enforcement services that enhance, protect, and promote the quality of life for persons residing, visiting, or doing business in the City of Vallejo. As an integral part of the community the Vallejo Police Department is committed to providing a highly professional, ethical and quality Police service. The proud men and women of the Department are dedicated to maintaining law and order by proactively addressing crime, protecting welfare, property, and the rights of all people. In partnership with the community, community groups and other city departments, the Vallejo Police Department continually endeavors to improve its service, making Vallejo a safe place to live, work and visit. For more information about the Vallejo Police Department, please visit their webpage . THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Communications Operator I - This is the entry/trainee level class in the Communications Operator series. This class is distinguished from the Communications Operator II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series in the Communications Section. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Incumbents are expected to promote to the Communications Operator II level after satisfactory completion of an eighteen month probationary period and when experience and education requirements for the Communications Operator II level are met. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from a Communications Supervisor and receives functional supervision from Patrol Supervisors, to include the On-Duty Watch Commander. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices - Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: When Functioning in the Communications Center : Receives, interprets, classifies, prioritizes and responds to calls of a routine and emergency nature, including those calls involving life-threatening situations. Enters relevant information by computer keyboard and accurately transits messages for dispatching as necessary and in accordance with established procedures operating a computer aided dispatch system. Assigns calls to police units for necessary action, determining the appropriate units required for response. Coordinates when necessary with patrol supervisors regarding deployment of personnel. Visually monitors video display terminals and actively listens to police radio frequencies to ensure correct status of officers and emergency personnel. Maintains contact with all units on assignment; maintains daily log of all field calls and units dispatched. Dispatches law enforcement or other emergency personnel and equipment. Operates a variety of communications equipment, including computer-aided dispatch terminals, radio transmitters and receivers, dispatch consoles, electronic data terminals, telephone and lease line teletype. Monitors multiple computer screens simultaneously. Enters, updates and retrieves information from computerized databases relating to wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, stolen vehicles and other information. Use telecommunications systems to coordinate emergency calls and relay information and assistance requests involving other law enforcement and public safety agencies. Determines appropriate communications or research channels selected from emergency telephone lines, radio room telephone lines, business telephone lines, police radio channels, other agency radio channels, and manual computerized information systems. Provides information to officers and field personnel expeditiously, including but not limited to, warrants, vehicles, driver's licenses, parole, and criminal history information. Interprets or clarifies coded responses from various systems for law enforcement, public safety, or other relevant parties. Confirms warrants with responsible agencies, receives and files warrants and updates status of warrants. Receives, responds to and documents requests for Division of Motor Vehicle print-outs; documents vehicle impound information. Accurately processes information received in the communications center and accurately disseminates that information to the appropriate concerned parties, including but not limited to, relatives of those involved; employers; hospitals; sworn and non-sworn public safety personnel at other agencies; other City departments; ambulance services; detoxification centers; tow companies; attorneys; state parole; county probation; animal control; commercial establishments; alarm companies and schools. When appropriate, monitors other public safety and emergency preparedness radio traffic; security monitors; and takes necessary action. Maintains a variety of automated and manual logs, records and files related to communications center activities. Make court appearances as required related to assigned activities. Perform a variety of record keeping, filing, indexing and other general clerical work; maintain a variety of logs relating to public safety activities. Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner. Perform other work as assigned. When Functioning in the Field : Operate a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities. Perform communications center activities in a mobile vehicle or mobile setting. Perform other work as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Customer service and professional telephone answering techniques. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Correct English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Ability to : Act appropriately and decisively under stressful and/or emergency situations. Learn, apply and maintain knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures and information pertaining to law enforcement dispatch. Learn policies and procedures of receiving and processing emergency calls. Read, understand and apply a variety of call-taking information and materials. Learn call interview and law enforcement dispatch techniques and procedures. Learn basic communications rules and regulations governing the operation of radio transmitting and receiving systems. Utilize a two-way radio system to communicate with field units; and accurately maintain the status of all field units. Read and effectively interpret small-scale maps, have general knowledge of surrounding geographical area and information generated from a computer screen. Learn general law enforcement codes, practices and methods. Act promptly and appropriately in emergencies. Speak clearly and concisely in a well-modulated voice pattern. Effectively communicate with and elicit information from upset and irate citizens. Maintain confidentiality of information. Understand and follow both oral and written instructions promptly and accurately. Communicate effectively in the English language in both oral and written forms. Wear a telephone headset and be able to hear, distinguish and understand voices with background noises present. Type accurately at a speed necessary for successful job perfor-mance. Must type a minimum of 35 words per minute. Establish and maintain courteous and effective work relationships with subordinates, peers, supervisors and the general public. Operate various office equipment including computer terminals. Work various shifts as assigned. Work flexible hours. Sit or stand for long periods of time. Effectively multi-task. Provide courteous and effective customer service. Maintain professional composure and take responsible and effective action during stressful situations. Perform related duties as assigned. Experience and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : Some experience operating radio, computer or other communica-tion equipment is highly desirable. Training : A High School Diploma or G.E.D. supplemented by general clerical experience. License or Certificate : Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver license upon hire. Tools and Equipment Telephone console to receive 911 and non-emergency telephone calls; PC computer aided dispatch systems with mapping features and printer; Radio console controls and monitors; Headsets; Mobile Data computers; Microsoft Word and E-mail; Copy machine; Fax machine; California Law Enforcement Telephone System (CLETS); Telecommunications Device for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (TDD). Supplemental Information The Recruitment & Selection Process 1. Applicants must submit a completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional), by the posted testing deadline in order to move forward in the selection process. NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and have submitted a completed application including answering all Supplemental Questions, will be invited to participate in the testing process as outlined below: The City of Vallejo Police Department utilizes Criticall to test for the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the essential duties for the position of Communications Operator. This is an online assessment that consists of seven components that takes approximately 3 hours and 5 minutes to complete. The assessment may NOT be completed by anyone other than the applicant . To validate the integrity of a successful candidate's score, the candidate will be asked to verify that no one completed any portion of the assessment on their behalf during polygraph questioning . Those whom are found to be untruthful in the submission of their assessment will be withdrawn from consideration for the position. Criticall assessments will be proctored online the second and last Friday of every month beginning on January 28, 2022 until the position has closed. The application deadline to be included in an assessment group will be the Thursday prior to the date of the assessment as described below: Testing Date: January 28, 2022 / Application Deadline: January 27, 2022 Testing Date: February 11, 2022 / Application Deadline: February 10, 2022 Testing Date: February 25, 2022 / Application Deadline: February 24, 2022 Testing Date: March 11, 2022 / Application Deadline: March 10, 2022 Testing Date: March 25, 2022 / Application Deadline: March 24, 2022 Testing Date: April 8, 2022 / Application Deadline: April 7, 2022 Testing Date: April 29, 2022 / Application Deadline: April 28, 2022 Testing Date: May 13, 2022 / Application Deadline: May 12, 2022 Testing Date: May 27, 2022 / Application Deadline: May 26, 2022 Testing Date: June 10, 2022 / Application Deadline: June 9, 2022 Testing Date: June 24, 2022 / Application Deadline: June 23, 2022 Testing Date: July 8, 2022 / Application Deadline: July 7, 2022 Testing Date: July 29, 2022 / Application Deadline: July 28, 2022 Testing Date: August 12, 2022 / Application Deadline: August 11, 2022 Testing Date: August 26, 2022 / Application Deadline: August 25, 2022 Testing Date: September 9, 2022 / Application Deadline: September 8, 2022 Testing Date: September 30, 2022 / Application Deadline: September 29, 2022 Testing Date: October 14, 2022 / Application Deadline: October 13, 2022 Testing Date: October 28, 2022 / Application Deadline: October 27, 2022 Testing Date: November 11, 2022 / Application Deadline: November 10, 2022 Testing Date: November 25, 2022 / Application Deadline: November 24, 2022 Testing Date: December 9, 2022 / Application Deadline: December 8, 2022 **After the testing link has been sent, applicants will have five calendar days to complete the assessment. If the assessment has not been completed within five calendar days, the application will be withdrawn from consideration and the applicant will be required to wait 30 days to reapply. Testing instructions and information will be sent to you through NeoGov notification on the day of your scheduled assessment. To ensure timely delivery of notifications regarding your application status and testing, please make sure that NeoGov and Government Jobs are added to your safe senders list, and not filtered as spam when communications from these entities arrive in your email. 3. Candidates must achieve a minimum T-Score of 52 on the Criticall assessment. Those achieving a T-score of 52 or higher will be invited to participate in oral panel interviews. Please note: Those who do not achieve a minimum passing T-score of 52 will be required to wait 30 days before they are able to re-apply and re-take the Criticall assessment. 4. Oral panel interviews are weighted at 100% of a candiates score. Those who score 70% or higher will be placed on the register of eligibles and referred to the department for further consideration. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume, and responses to supplemental questions. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete and pass the following to advance in the hiring process: Chief's Interview Communications Center sit along Completed Personal History Statement (PHS) Live Scan Fingerprinting Polygraph POST Dispatcher Background Investigation Psychological Assessment Medical Assessment REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. Please contact April Adams at (707) 648-4398 or send an email to: a pril.adams@cityofvallejo.net prior to your scheduled testing date. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Description The Vallejo Police Department is undergoing a cultural shift to 21st Century Community Policing. Our Cadet Program is intended to provide young men and women with an opportunity to learn police operations with that philosophy in mind, and in preparation for pursuing a career with the Vallejo Police Department. We are seeking individuals interested in making a difference in the community, and who are eager to participate in a high level of community collaboration! THE POSITION This recruitment is a continuous recruitment and will be closed when a viable candidate pool has been identified. In this temporary position, Police Cadets are expected to perform a variety of community policing work (including civilian, field, and office tasks) in direct support of safety and non-safety personnel. Employees in this pre-trainee level, non-safety position, work on a part-time/as needed basis, while attending an accredited college toward earning their Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or a related field. Police Cadets who successfully obtain said degree may attend, at the Department's expense, a police academy with the ultimate goal of earning a Police Officers Standards and Training (POST) certificate. Those who do not obtain the educational requirements within three years may be released. THE DEPARTMENT The City of Vallejo Police Department's mission is to provide professional community policing services that enhance, protect, and promote the quality of life for persons residing, visiting, or doing business in the City of Vallejo. As an integral part of the community, the Vallejo Police Department is committed to providing a highly professional, ethical and quality Police service. The proud men and women of the Department are dedicated to maintaining law and order by proactively addressing crime, protecting welfare, property, and the rights of all people. In partnership with the community, community groups and other city departments, the Vallejo Police Department continually endeavors to improve its service, making Vallejo a safe place to live, work and visit. For more information about the Vallejo Police Department, please visit their webpage . ABOUT THE CITY The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class is distinguished from the Police Officer (Recruit) class in that the latter is the trainee level class participating in the POST Basic Academy, and the former is the pre-trainee level in preparation for the POST Basic Academy. It is further differentiated from the uniformed, safety, police-related classes by their designation and the responsibilities and authorities associated with a safety peace officer designation under the laws of the State of California. This is a part-time, temporary, at will position exempt from the classified service. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND GIVEN Receives direct supervision from supervisory and management staff. Examples of Duties -The following duties are considered essential to the Police Cadet class: Take police reports for crimes such as bicycle theft, automobile theft, burglary or similar cold complaints Marks and arranges for the towing of abandoned vehicles Enforces parking regulations by issuing traffic citations Performs traffic and pedestrian control as directed Participates in crime prevention activities such as neighborhood watch meetings, school and community group presentations, and Police Department building tours Attends weekend and/or evening training sessions Performs related duties and responsibilities as required Cadet Rotations and Assignments may vary within the following divisions and may include: Evidence Investigations Prisoner Transport Patrol Community Services Section (CSS) School Resource Officer Traffic Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Techniques for working with the public in a tactful, respectful, and collaborative manner Techniques for gaining trust and getting people to cooperate using reason Proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation Ability to : Learn the organization and functions of a Police Department Learn and apply applicable laws, ordinances, policies, practices and methods Work courteously with the general public on the telephone and in-person Work with the public collaboratively, respectfully, courteously, and tactfully Understand and carry out oral and written directions Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Education: Possess a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent with a minimum 2.0 GPA. AND currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking a minimum of 12 semester / 18 quarter units toward earning an Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice or a related field while maintaining a minimum 2.0 GPA. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid California driver's license Be between 18 and 23 years of age at the time of application Vision correctable to 20/20 in both eyes with normal color vision Must be eligible for U.S. citizenship upon academy graduation No felony convictions No misdemeanor convictions which mandate weapons prohibitions Supplemental Information The Recruitment & Selection Process In order to be considered for the position, you must complete and submit the following: Failure to attach the required documents will result in disqualification. 1. Completed City of Vallejo application 2. Respond to all Supplemental Questions 2. A transcript of college units completed 3. Proof of current full-time college enrollment with anticipated graduation date * A resume cannot be substituted for any portion of the application process (i.e., the official application and responses to the supplemental questions). NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. Applicant Screening and Assessment: Application screening will be conducted to evaluate each candidates' supplemental questionnaire, educational course work, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities that relate to this position that may include but are not limited to: Education, GPA of 2.0 or higher College enrollment Valid California driver license Citizenship Criminal history Hiring Process: Prior to hire, the selected candidate will be required to pass the following: Oral Interview Live scan fingerprinting Background Polygraph testing Psychological Assessment Medical Assessment Background Investigation : Candidates for the position of Police Cadet are required to pass a background investigation in accordance with applicable law, regulation and/or policy. During the background investigation candidates are required to complete and submit a State of California Personal History Statement (POST Form 2-251 Rev. 02/2013). The information that you provide in the Personal History Statement will be used in the background investigation to assist in determining your suitability for the position of Police Cadet, in accordance with POST Commission Regulation 1953. Additionally, for the position of Police Cadet, a pre-placement psychological and medical examination, including drug screening, is required prior to employment. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process may contact Human Resources Department. Please contact April Adams at (707) 648-4398 or by email at april.adams@cityofvallejo.net Disaster Service Workers All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW- related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description ONLY PERMANENTCITY OF VALLEJOEMPLOYEES WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROBATION MAY REQUEST TO BE PLACED ON THE TRANSFER LIST. What is the Transfer List? The Transfer List is a way for current City of Vallejo employees to be able to express interest in being considered for either a Lateral Transfer (same classification; different department, division, or team), or a Downgrading Transfer (voluntary demotion to a lower classification, either within the same department, division, or team; or a different department, division, or team). The Transfer List is open on a continuous basis, so applications are always accepted. Our recommendation is to submit an application if you think you might be interested, even if there is no vacancy currently. To be placed on the voluntary transfer list: 1. Click the (apply) button above and submit a complete online application and identify in the supplemental questionnaire the classification for which you are seeking a transfer. Your application should contain the most up to date and accurate information regarding your work history. 2. You may be required to participate inthe selection process (supplemental questions, oral panel interview, etc.)if requested by Human Resources or the hiring department. 3. For Lateral Transfers: The position you wish to transfer to must have the same salary range and similar qualifications as your current class title. 4. For Downgrading Transfers (voluntary demotions): The position you wish to transfer to must be a lower classification than the one you currently hold, and you must meet the minimum qualifications of the lower classification. If you are applying for a Downgrading Transfer, please indicate that inQuestion #2 of theSupplemental Questionnaire. Please Note: You must meet the requirements outlined above to be placed on a transfer list. Additional information regarding the transfer process may be found in Civil Service Commission Rule 23. If you have any questions please contact Human Resources at (707) 553-7211. What happens after I have been placed on the voluntary transfer list? Once you have completed and submitted your application for the voluntary transfer list, the Recruitment & Selection Team will assign you to the appropriate list. Then when we receive a requisition from a department for recruitment, we will check those lists before running an open recruitment, and refer the names of those employees who have requested transfer for that classification. Departments are required to consider those transfer requests, but are not required to agree to the transfer. For Downgrading Transfers, your application serves as the required request. Once the department has considered your request, and if they agree to grant your request, it will then go to the Civil Service Commission for a hearing. The outcome of that hearing will ultimately determine whether or not the downgrading transfer is approved. Closing Date/Time:
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill eight full-time vacancies , and is open to applicants who currently possess a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Public Safety Dispatchers' Basic certificate AND at least one year of public safety dispatching experience, or three years of experience as a police officer. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. The City of Vallejo Police Department is seeking lateral Communications Operator II candidates to perform a variety of complex duties in direct support of public safety personnel including receipt, interpretation, and dispatching of calls for law enforcement, fire, ambulance and other emergency assistance; direct fire and medical emergencies to the proper agency for response; accurately utilize a computer-aided dispatch system to initiate a response to effectively handle emergencies; utilize a two-way radio system to communicate with field units; accurately maintain the status of all field units; and provide information and assistance to the public. The ideal candidate will be capable of assertively taking command of situations in a sensitive yet straightforward manner, while showing consideration and respect to others. They will have the ability to deal with stressful and pressured situations in an efficient and controlled manner. Candidates must demonstrate good decision making skills under pressure, work with minimum supervision, and be a collaborative team member with a positive attitude. Additionally, candidates should have the ability to work all shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. THE DEPARTMENT As an integral part of the community, the Vallejo Police Department is committed to providing a highly professional, ethical and quality Police service. The Communications Section is an essential part of the Police Department team. It provides Public Safety Communications for the Police and Fire Departments. With a staff of 15 Communications Operators, we answer 9-1-1 and other telephone calls, dispatch Police, Fire and Medical responses in the greater Vallejo area. Communications Operators use modern computer and radio equipment to record information and dispatch units to calls for service. Communications Operators also work in the field with our SWAT and Hostage Negotiation Teams during critical incidents. The Vallejo service area includes 53.58 square miles of incorporated City Limits, and the East Vallejo Fire District. We also provide Fire and Medical service for the unincorporated areas in Vallejo's sphere of influence. Vallejo Communications Operators serve a population of over 121,000 residents and provides support services for surrounding communities. For more information about the Vallejo Police Department, please visit their website . THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks (driving distance to Napa Valley). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Communications Operator series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Communications Operator I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned in the Communications Section and/or the Patrol Division. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Communications Operator I level, or when filled from the outside, have prior public safety dispatch or police officer experience. Newly hired employees are expected to satisfactorily complete an eighteen month probationary period. Incumbents from within the Vallejo Police Department who were formerly classified as Communications Operator I employees must satisfactorily complete a six month probationary period following promotion to Communications Operator II. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a Communications Supervisor in the Communications Center and Patrol Supervisors, to include the On-Duty Watch Commander. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. - Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: When Functioning in the Communications Center : Receives, interprets, classifies, prioritizes and responds to calls of a routine and emergency nature, including those calls involving life-threatening situations. Enters relevant information by computer keyboard and accurately transits messages for dispatching as necessary and in accordance with established procedures operating a computer aided dispatch system. Assigns calls to police units for necessary action, determining the appropriate units required for response. Coordinates when necessary with patrol supervisors regarding deployment of personnel. Visually monitors video display terminals and actively listens to police radio frequencies to ensure correct status of officers and emergency personnel. Maintains contact with all units on assignment; maintains daily log of all field calls and units dispatched. Dispatches law enforcement or other emergency personnel and equipment. Operates a variety of communications equipment, including computer-aided dispatch terminals, radio transmitters and receivers, dispatch consoles, electronic data terminals, telephone and lease line teletype. Monitors multiple computer screens simultaneously. Enters, updates and retrieves information from computerized databases relating to wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, stolen vehicles and other information. Use telecommunications systems to coordinate emergency calls and relay information and assistance requests involving other law enforcement and public safety agencies. Determines appropriate communications or research channels selected from emergency telephone lines, radio room telephone lines, business telephone lines, police radio channels, other agency radio channels, and manual computerized information systems. Provides information to officers and field personnel expeditiously, including but not limited to, warrants, vehicles, driver's licenses, parole, and criminal history information. Interprets or clarifies coded responses from various systems for law enforcement, public safety, or other relevant parties. Confirms warrants with responsible agencies, receives and files warrants and updates status of warrants. Receives, responds to and documents requests for Division of Motor Vehicle print-outs; documents vehicle impound information. Accurately processes information received in the communications center and accurately disseminates that information to the appropriate concerned parties, including but not limited to, relatives of those involved; employers; hospitals; sworn and non-sworn public safety personnel at other agencies; other City departments; ambulance services; detoxification centers; tow companies; attorneys; state parole; county probation; animal control; commercial establishments; alarm companies and schools. When appropriate, monitors other public safety and emergency preparedness radio traffic; security monitors; and takes necessary action. Maintains a variety of automated and manual logs, records and files related to communications center activities. Make court appearances as required related to assigned activities. Perform a variety of record keeping, filing, indexing and other general clerical work; maintain a variety of logs relating to public safety activities. Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner. Perform other work as assigned. When Functioning in the Field : Operate a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities. Perform communications center activities in a mobile vehicle or mobile setting. Perform other work as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Customer service and professional telephone answering techniques. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Correct English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Procedures used in operating Computer Aided Dispatch and 9-1-1 systems for a large agency. Policies and procedures of receiving and processing emergency calls and requests for service. Basic communications rules and regulations governing the operation of radio transmitting and receiving systems. Standard radio broadcasting and dispatch procedures and rules. Geographic features and streets within the area served. Principles and procedures of record keeping including the main-tenance and security of fire and police communications reports. Basic principles of report preparation. Techniques for dealing with the public in a tactful but firm manner. Ability to : Act appropriately and decisively under stressful and/or emergency situations. Learn, apply and maintain knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures and information pertaining to law enforcement dispatch. Learn policies and procedures of receiving and processing emergency calls. Read, understand and apply a variety of call-taking information and materials. Learn call interview and law enforcement dispatch techniques and procedures. Learn basic communications rules and regulations governing the operation of radio transmitting and receiving systems. Utilize a two-way radio system to communicate with field units; and accurately maintain the status of all field units. Read and effectively interpret small-scale maps, have general knowledge of surrounding geographical area and information generated from a computer screen. Learn general law enforcement codes, practices and methods. Act promptly and appropriately in emergencies. Speak clearly and concisely in a well-modulated voice pattern. Effectively communicate with and elicit information from upset and irate citizens. Maintain confidentiality of information. Understand and follow both oral and written instructions promptly and accurately. Communicate effectively in the English language in both oral and written forms. Wear a telephone headset and be able to hear, distinguish and understand voices with background noises present. Type accurately at a speed necessary for successful job perfor-mance. Must type a minimum of 35 words per minute. Establish and maintain courteous and effective work relationships with subordinates, peers, supervisors and the general public. Effectively multi-task. Provide courteous and effective customer service. Maintain professional composure and take responsible and effective action during stressful situations. Operate radio transmitting equipment. Maintain familiarity with City districts and boundaries, streets, landmarks, and police jurisdictions. Maintain confidentiality of information. Learn the organization and functions of a municipal law enforcement agency. Learn pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations. Apply the laws, codes, policies and procedures related to the gathering of legal evidence. Apply Federal, State, City and departmental laws, policies and procedures. Deal with the public firmly, courteously and tactfully. May perform training duties for Communications Operator I level employees and other in-house training. Operate various office equipment including computer terminals. Work various shifts as assigned. Work flexible hours. Sit or stand for long periods of time. Perform related duties as assigned. Experience : One year of public safety dispatching experience or three years of experience as a police officer and the POST Entry-level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery as required under POST guidelines. Training : Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Specialized training in law enforcement practices, rules, procedures, codes and regulations is desirable. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid, appropriate California driver's license at the time of employment. Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Public Safety Dispatchers' certificate. California Law Enforcement Telephone System (CLETS) Certificate with full access (current certification preferred, but proof of past certificate acceptable). Supplemental Information The Recruitment and Selection Process 1. Applicants must submit a completed City of Vallejo online application, including all responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire (Resume/Cover Letter Optional), a copy of Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Public Safety Dispatchers' Basic certificate, and a copy of a California Law Enforcement Telephone Systems (CLETS) certificate with full access (current certificate preferred, but will accept expired certificate) in order to be considered. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered . NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. 2. Application packets containing all required materials will receive an overall screening assessment. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and are found to be the best qualified will move forward in the process. 3. The examination process will consist of an oral panel interview. Oral Panel interviews are weighted at 100% of the candidate' score. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70%. Those achieving 70% or higher will be placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, and responses to supplemental questions. 4. Candidates placed on the Register of Eligibles (eligible list) will be referred to the department for further consideration. The number of candidates referred for a hiring interview is at the discretion of the hiring department. PRIOR TO HIRE The selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete and pass the following to advance in the hiring process: Oral Board Department Level Interview Completed Personal History Statement (PHS) Livescan - fingerprint check for criminal history information Polygraph POST Dispatcher Background Investigation Psychological Assessment Medical Assessment, including drug screening REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. Please contact April Adams at (707) 648-4398 or by email to: april.adams@cityofvallejo.net before their scheduled test/interview date. Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description Thank you for your interest in a career with the Vallejo Police Department! The Vallejo Police Department is committed to hiring Police Officers who embody professionalism, are dedicated to providing superior service to the community, and who will uphold the values and core principles of the department. THE POSITION This recruitment is a continuous recruitment and will be closed when a viable candidate pool has been identified. The Police Officer (Entry) works under supervision and in all conditions, performing a variety of law enforcement duties that involve protecting life and property; enforcing laws and ordinances; conducting criminal investigations, crime prevention and suppression; preserving the public peace; performing special assignments in the protection of life and property; and related work as required. Ideal candidates for this position should possess understanding of modern policing issues, philosophies, practices and trends including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Candidates should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse community. Graduation from a POST certified academy within the last 12 months is highly desirable. Specialized Assignments Detective Traffic K-9 SWAT HNT Mobile Field Force Bike Patrol Crime Reduction Team Community Policing Honor Guard School Resource Officer YOUR IMPACT Provide quality service to the citizens of Vallejo using modern 21st Century Policing methods in the department's mission to reduce crime. Make a difference in the community with a progressive, forward-thinking organization in an environment that embraces diversity, creativity, and respect. PERKS In addition to CalPERS retirement, medical, vision, and dental, the City of Vallejo offers some of the following additional benefits to their Officers: Annual Leave Sick Leave Comp Time Uniform Allowance/ $1,142 per year Bilingual Pay On Duty Workout Program 4/10 or 3/12.5 shifts YOUR TEAM The City of Vallejo Police Department's mission is to provide professional law enforcement services that enhance, protect, and promote the quality of life for persons residing, visiting, or doing business in the City of Vallejo. As an integral part of the community, the Vallejo Police Department is committed to providing a highly professional, ethical and quality Police service. The proud men and women of the Department are dedicated to maintaining law and order by proactively addressing crime, protecting welfare, property, and the rights of all people. In partnership with the community, community groups and other city departments, the Vallejo Police Department continually endeavors to improve its service, making Vallejo a safe place to live, work and visit. For more information about the Vallejo Police Department, please visit their webpage . ABOUT VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is both the entry level and the first safety class within the Police Officer series. Incumbents perform all duties required to effectively respond to and resolve situations encountered. Police Officer (Entry) may be assigned, depending on rotational assignments, to patrol, traffic, detective, crime prevention or other police-related functions. This class is distinguished from Police Officer (Lateral) in that it is the fully experienced working level within the series, while the Police Officer (Entry) requires no experience beyond possession of a Basic Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification or re-certification. This class is distinguished from uniformed safety police-related classes by its designation and the responsibilities and authorities associated with designation as a safety peace officer under the laws of the State of California. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from supervisory and management staff Examples of Duties -The following duties are considered essential to the Police Officer (Entry) class: Enforces local, State and Federal laws and ordinances Patrols assigned area of the City in a car, on a motorcycle, or on foot Protects persons and property from harm during emergency and non-emergency situations Responds to calls related to the protection of life and property, traffic incidents, and other required emergencies Pursues, subdues, apprehends and controls fleeing, uncooperative or combative persons Prepares reports of arrests made, activities performed, and unusual incidents observed Conducts both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, criminal incidents, hazardous incidents, vehicle accidents, and deaths Prepares search and arrest warrants; makes arrests; serves warrants and subpoenas Interrogates suspects and interviews victims, complainants and witnesses Coordinates and investigates violent crimes, child abuse, property crimes, vice, gaming, and narcotics violations Testifies and presents evidence in court; provides backup assistance for other officers and law enforcement personnel Collects, preserves, and maintains evidence, found property, and property for safekeeping Assists and advises motorists and enforces traffic safety laws by issuing citations and warnings Searches, fingerprints, and transports prisoners Responds to demonstrations, riots, hostage situations, barricaded subjects and other extremely hazardous situations Maintains contact with the public regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserves good relationships with the public Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement and non-law enforcement agencies in matters relating apprehending offenders and investigating offenses Observes, monitors, directs, and controls routine and unusual traffic conditions Assists with special investigative and crime prevention duties Checks buildings for physical security Administers first aid as needed Typical Qualifications Knowledge : Basic law enforcement terminology, methods and concepts as taught in a P.O.S.T. Basic Academy and Field Training Program Techniques for dealing with people under hostile and emergency situations Ability to : Act with integrity, dependability, and professionalism to maintain the public trust Comprehend, interpret, explain, and implement laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and instructions Understand and carry out oral and written directions Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; and prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports Think and act quickly; demonstrate sound judgment and rational thinking under adverse/dangerous circumstances; judge situations and people accurately; rapidly evaluate options and alternatives and choose appropriate responses Work with people from all socio-economic backgrounds Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents, and places Demonstrate proficiency in the use and care of department equipment, including, but not limited to firearms, vehicles, radios, and computers Demonstrate and maintain a physical condition which permits the satisfactory performance of assigned duties and responsibilities at all times, in all weathers and conditions, in a conveyance or on foot Demonstrate audio-visual acuity, perception and discrimination sufficient to accurately: hear instructions and information, make observations, testify in court, read and write, and properly operate assigned equipment and vehicles Demonstrate proficiency in the exercise of defensive tactics Handle an automobile in high speed and emergency situations Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Uphold the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics at all times Education: A High School diploma, GED. Graduation from a California P.O.S.T. certified basic Academy within the last three (3) years AND completion of 60 semester units or equivalent from an accredited college or university OR possession of a P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Recertification certificate AND Completion of 60 semester units or equivalent from an accredited college or university Substitution: An honorable discharge from any branch of the U.S. Military with four (4) years of active service duty may be substituted for 30 college units. IN ACCORDANCE WITH P.O.S.T., ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS: Possess a valid California driver's license Possess a P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate Be 20 years old by the date of the written examination and be 21 years, or older, at the time of appointment Be not less than 20/100 uncorrected or corrected to 20/30 with normal color vision Eligible for U.S. citizenship at the time of appointment No felony convictions No misdemeanor convictions which mandate weapons prohibitions ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) guidelines, incumbents must continuously display competence in the established peace officer job dimensions of: integrity, communication skills, learning ability, judgment under pressure, observational skills, willingness to confront problems, interest in people, interpersonal sensitivity, motivation, appearance, dependability, physical ability, operation of equipment and credibility as a witness in a court of law. Additionally, in accordance with P.O.S.T. guidelines, incumbents must continuously demonstrate and maintain standards of personal conduct with regards to personal and professional integrity; impulse control/attention to safety; substance abuse/risk-taking behavior; stress tolerance; confronting and overcoming problems, obstacles and adversity; conscientiousness; interpersonal skills; decision-making and judgment; learning ability; and communication skills. Please note: since Policing contains perishable skills such as driving, tactical firearms, force options, arrest and control, and verbal communications, applicants who have obtained a POST Certification more than one year prior to application date, and have not worked in the capacity of a Peace Officer, may be required to reattend the Police Academy. Supplemental Information WORKING CONDITIONS Working conditions may include, but are not limited to: running, jumping, walking, kneeling, crouching or crawling, subduing uncooperative individuals, chasing fleeing subjects, physically moving equipment and incapacitated or deceased persons, climbing stairs/ladders, going over obstacles, performing life-saving and rescue procedures, standing, sitting, or remaining in fixed positions for extended periods of time, and operating Department equipment and vehicles. Function effectively while confronted with personal danger, including, but not limited to: exposure to armed/dangerous persons, dangerous animals, bodily fluids, communicable diseases, fumes, hazards of emergency driving, hazards associated with traffic control and working in and near traffic, and natural and man-made disasters. Recruitment & Selection Process: In order to be considered for the position, you must complete and submit the following: Failure to attach the required documents will result in disqualification. 1. Completed City of Vallejo application 2. Answers to all Supplemental Questions 2. A transcript (official or unofficial) of college units completed 3. A copy of your California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Certificate or re-certification certificate Candidates requesting the substitution of 4 years of active military service in lieu of 30 college semester units must also submit a copy of their DD-214 Please also attached any other professional certifications relevant to the Police Officer class. * A resume cannot be substituted for any portion of the application process (i.e., the official application and responses to the supplemental questions). NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account to submit your online application, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. Applicant Screening and Assessment: Application screening will be conducted to evaluate each candidates' supplemental/personal history questionnaire responses, educational course work, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities that relate to this position that may include but are not limited to: Education, GPA of 2.0 or higher Valid California driver license Citizenship Criminal history Individuals who are found to be the most qualified will be invited to participate in an oral panel interview. Oral Panel Interview : Oral panel interviews are weighted at 100% of a candidates score. Those whom have scored the highest will be placed on the register of eligibles and referred to the department for further consideration. Background Investigation : The most qualified candidates will be provided a conditional offer letter and invited to move forward in the selection process to a background investigation in accordance with applicable law, regulation and/or policy. Candidates will be required to complete and submit a State of California Personal History Statement (POST Form 2-251 Rev. 02/2013). The information that you provide in the Personal History Statement will be used in the background investigation to assist in determining your suitability for the position of Police Officer (Entry - Academy Graduate), in accordance with POST Commission Regulation 1953. Background investigations will also include live scan fingerprinting, and polygraph examination. Those candidates who pass the background investigation portion of the selection process may be invited to a Chief's interview. Based on a candidates suitability as determined by the background investigation and Chief's interview, a pre-placement psychological and medical examination would be the next step in the selection process. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process may contact Human Resources Department. Please contact April Adams at (707) 648-4398 or by email at april.adams@cityofvallejo.net Disaster Service Workers All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW- related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description Thank you for your interest in a career with the Vallejo Police Department! The Vallejo Police Department is committed to hiring Police Officers who embody professionalism, are dedicated to providing superior service to the community, and who will uphold the values and core principles of the department. THE POSITION This recruitment is a continuous recruitment and will be closed when a viable candidate pool has been identified. The Police Officer (Lateral) works under general supervision and in all conditions, performing a variety of law enforcement duties that involve protecting life and property; enforcing laws and ordinances; conducting criminal investigations, crime prevention and suppression; preserving the public peace; performing special assignments in the protection of life and property; and related work as required. Ideal candidates for this position should possess understanding of modern policing issues, philosophies, practices and trends including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Candidates should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse community. Graduation from a POST certified academy within the last 12 months is highly desirable. Specialized Assignments Detective Traffic K-9 SWAT HNT Mobile Field Force Bike Patrol Crime Reduction Team Community Policing Honor Guard School Resource Officer YOUR IMPACT Provide quality service to the citizens of Vallejo using modern 21st Century Policing methods in the department's mission to reduce crime. Make a difference in the community with a progressive, forward-thinking organization in an environment that embraces diversity, creativity, and respect. PERKS In addition to CalPERS retirement, medical, vision, and dental, the City of Vallejo offers some of the following additional benefits to their Officers: Annual Leave Sick Leave Comp Time Uniform Allowance/ $1,142 per year Bilingual Pay On Duty Workout Program 4/10 or 3/12.5 shifts YOUR TEAM The City of Vallejo Police Department's mission is to provide professional law enforcement services that enhance, protect, and promote the quality of life for persons residing, visiting, or doing business in the City of Vallejo. As an integral part of the community, the Vallejo Police Department is committed to providing a highly professional, ethical and quality Police service. The proud men and women of the Department are dedicated to maintaining law and order by proactively addressing crime, protecting welfare, property, and the rights of all people. In partnership with the community, community groups and other city departments, the Vallejo Police Department continually endeavors to improve its service, making Vallejo a safe place to live, work and visit. For more information about the Vallejo Police Department, please visit their webpage . ABOUT VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full working level class in law enforcement, performing all duties required to effectively respond to and resolve situations encountered. Incumbents may be assigned, depending on rotational assignments, to patrol, traffic, detective, crime prevention or other police-related functions. This class is distinguished from Police Sergeant, which provides general supervision for safety and non-safety personnel. This class is distinguished from uniformed non-safety police-related classes by its designation and the responsibilities and authorities associated with designation as a safety peace officer under the laws of the State of California. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from supervisory and management staff May provide direct or indirect supervision over other safety and/or non-safety personnel May be temporarily assigned as a supervisor or training officer Examples of Duties -The following duties are considered essential to the Police Officer (Lateral) class: Enforces local, State and Federal laws and ordinances Patrols assigned area of the City in a car, on a motorcycle, or on foot Protects persons and property from harm during emergency and non-emergency situations Responds to calls related to the protection of life and property, traffic incidents, and other required emergencies Pursues, subdues, apprehends and controls fleeing, uncooperative or combative persons Prepares reports of arrests made, activities performed, and unusual incidents observed Conducts both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, criminal incidents, hazardous incidents, vehicle accidents, and deaths Prepares search and arrest warrants; makes arrests; serves warrants and subpoenas Interrogates suspects and interviews victims, complainants and witnesses Coordinates and investigates violent crimes, child abuse, property crimes, vice, gaming, and narcotics violations Testifies and presents evidence in court; provides backup assistance for other officers and personnel Collects, preserves, and maintains evidence, found property, and property for safekeeping Assists and advises motorists and enforces traffic safety laws by issuing citations and warnings Searches, fingerprints, and transports prisoners Responds to demonstrations, riots, hostage situations, barricaded subjects and other extremely hazardous situations Maintains contact with the public regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserves good relationships with the public Observes, monitors, directs, and controls routine and unusual traffic conditions Checks buildings for physical security Administers first aid as needed Additional Duties In addition to the essential duties, each employee may perform the following duties. Any single position may not be assigned all duties listed below, nor do the examples cover all duties which may be assigned. Performs undercover and surveillance activities Develops and maintains good relationships with informants and contacts, which may be helpful in criminal investigations Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement and non-law enforcement agencies in matters relating apprehending offenders and investigating offenses Makes presentations to citizens and groups Assists with special investigative and crime prevention duties Serves as Field Training Officer, supervising and training new personnel Prepares and serves asset seizure documentation; seizes assets Collects, analyzes, and disseminates criminal street gang information Directs traffic at fires, special events and other emergency or congested situations Performs related duties and specialized assignments as assigned Typical Qualifications Knowledge : Law enforcement terminology, methods and concepts as taught in a P.O.S.T. Basic Academy and Field Training Program Techniques for dealing with people under hostile and emergency situations Ability to : Act with integrity, dependability, and professionalism to maintain the public trust Comprehend, interpret, explain, and implement laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and instructions Understand and carry out oral and written directions Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; and prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports Think and act quickly; demonstrate sound judgment and rational thinking under adverse/dangerous circumstances; judge situations and people accurately; rapidly evaluate options and alternatives and choose appropriate responses Work with people from all socio-economic backgrounds Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents, and places Demonstrate proficiency in the use and care of department equipment, including, but not limited to firearms, vehicles, radios, and computers Demonstrate and maintain a physical condition which permits the satisfactory performance of assigned duties and responsibilities at all times, in all weathers and conditions, in a conveyance or on foot Demonstrate audio-visual acuity, perception and discrimination sufficient to accurately: hear instructions and information, make observations, testify in court, read and write, and properly operate assigned equipment and vehicles Demonstrate proficiency in the exercise of defensive tactics Handle an automobile in high speed and emergency situations Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Uphold the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics at all times Education: A High School diploma, GED, or equivalent; and the completion of 60 semester units or equivalent from an accredited college or university. Substitution: An honorable discharge from any branch of the U.S. Military with four (4) years of active service duty may be substituted for 30 college units. AND a.) Currently employed as a peace officer in a California general law enforcement agency with one year of full-time experience, or having been so employed within the last two years Certification : Possession of a valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate OR b.) Currently employed as a peace officer with a general law enforcement agency of a state other than California with one year of full-time experience, or having been so employed within the last two years Certification: Possession of a current California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate waiver IN ACCORDANCE WITH P.O.S.T., ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS: Possess a valid California driver's license Possess a P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate Be 20 years old by the date of the written examination and be 21 years, or older, at the time of appointment Be not less than 20/100 uncorrected or corrected to 20/30 with normal color vision Eligible for U.S. citizenship at the time of appointment No felony convictions No misdemeanor convictions which mandate weapons prohibitions ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) guidelines, incumbents must continuously display competence in the established peace officer job dimensions of: integrity, communication skills, learning ability, judgment under pressure, observational skills, willingness to confront problems, interest in people, interpersonal sensitivity, motivation, appearance, dependability, physical ability, operation of equipment and credibility as a witness in a court of law. In accordance with P.O.S.T. guidelines, incumbents must continuously demonstrate and maintain standards of personal conduct with regards to personal and professional integrity; impulse control/attention to safety; substance abuse/risk-taking behavior; stress tolerance; confronting and overcoming problems, obstacles and adversity; conscientiousness; interpersonal skills; decision-making and judgment; learning ability; and communication skills. Supplemental Information WORKING CONDITIONS Working conditions may include, but are not limited to: running, jumping, walking, kneeling, crouching or crawling, subduing uncooperative individuals, chasing fleeing subjects, physically moving equipment and incapacitated or deceased persons, climbing stairs/ladders, going over obstacles, performing life-saving and rescue procedures, standing, sitting, or remaining in fixed positions for extended periods of time, and operating Department equipment and vehicles. Function effectively while confronted with personal danger, including, but not limited to: exposure to armed/dangerous persons, dangerous animals, bodily fluids, communicable diseases, fumes, hazards of emergency driving, hazards associated with traffic control and working in and near traffic, and natural and man-made disasters. Recruitment & Selection Process In order to be considered for the position, you must complete and submit the following: Failure to attach the required documents will result in disqualification. 1. Completed City of Vallejo application 2. Answers to all Supplemental Questions 3. A copy of your California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Certificate or re-certification certificate Candidates requesting the substitution of 4 years of active military service in lieu of 30 college semester units must also submit a copy of their DD-214 Please also attached any other professional certifications relevant to the Police Officer class. * A resume cannot be substituted for any portion of the application process (i.e., the official application and responses to the supplemental questions). NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account to submit your online application, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. Applicant Screening and Assessment: Application screening will be conducted to evaluate each candidates' supplemental/personal history questionnaire responses, educational course work, training, experience. Individuals who are found to be the most qualified will be invited to participate in an oral panel interview. Oral Panel Interview : Oral panel interviews are weighted at 100% of a candidates score. Those whom have scored the highest will be placed on the register of eligibles and referred to the department for further consideration. Background Investigation : The most qualified candidates will be provided a conditional offer letter and invited to move forward in the selection process to a background investigation in accordance with applicable law, regulation and/or policy. Candidates will be required to complete and submit a State of California Personal History Statement (POST Form 2-251 Rev. 02/2013). The information that you provide in the Personal History Statement will be used in the background investigation to assist in determining your suitability for the position of Police Officer (Lateral), in accordance with POST Commission Regulation 1953. Background investigations will also include live scan fingerprinting, and polygraph examination. Those candidates who pass the background investigation portion of the selection process may be invited to a Chief's interview. Based on a candidates suitability as determined by the background investigation and Chief's interview, a pre-placement psychological and medical examination would be the next step in the selection process. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process may contact Human Resources Department. Please contact April Adams at (707) 648-4398 or by email at april.adams@cityofvallejo.net Disaster Service Workers All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW- related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Temporary
Description Interested in making a difference in the community? The Vallejo Police Department is seeking highly motived individuals who can demonstrate sound judgment, have superior decision-making skills, and who are eager to participate in a high level of community collaboration, strategic partnerships, and progressive problem solving. THE POSITION This recruitment is a continuous recruitment and will be closed when a viable candidate pool has been identified. Employees in this trainee-level, non-safety assignment, will be completing a POST certified Basic Police Academy (POST Academy), or those who are currently enrolled in an academy, and as such are considered temporary, at-will employees serving at the pleasure of the hiring authority. Assignment to this classification is limited to a maximum of one year. A Police Officer (Recruit) who fails to successfully complete the academy will be terminated. YOUR IMPACT Provide quality service to the citizens of Vallejo using modern 21st Century Policing methods in the department's mission to reduce crime. Make a difference in the community with a progressive, forward-thinking organization in an environment that embraces diversity, creativity, and respect. The Police Officer (Recruit) will undergo a polygraph examination, thorough background investigation, psychological assessment, medical examination, and drug tests prior to attending a POST Basic Police Academy of the City's choosing. Attendance at the academy is at the City's expense. Upon successful completion of a POST Academy, the Police Officer (Recruit) is sworn in as a peace officer in the Police Officer (Entry) class and begins an 18-month probationary period. YOUR TEAM The Vallejo Police Department's mission is to provide professional law enforcement services that enhance, protect, and promote the quality of life for persons residing, visiting, or doing business in the City of Vallejo. As an integral part of the community the Vallejo Police Department is committed to providing a highly professional, ethical and quality Police service. The proud men and women of the Department are dedicated to maintaining law and order by proactively addressing crime, protecting welfare, property, and the rights of all people. In partnership with the community, community groups and other city departments, the Vallejo Police Department continually endeavors to improve its service, making Vallejo a safe place to live, work and visit. For more information about the Vallejo Police Department, please visit their webpage . ABOUT VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. Examples of Duties -Important responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following: In addition to attending the POST Basic Police Academy to gain training and proficiency in law enforcement terminology, concepts, and techniques, and to gain the requisite knowledge to be eligible to perform the duties of a sworn peace officer, candidates may perform the following duties as assigned: Ride with officers to observe and learn peace officer responsibilities and techniques. Operate police information equipment, including computer systems, teletypes and telephones to enter and research information at the direction of an Officer or police civilian. Assist in processing, packaging, labeling, storing and destroying property and evidence; may provide assistance with photocopies, files, indexes and locating police records and related paperwork. Perform errands for the department such as transporting information and paperwork to court and district attorney offices; perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge : Basic English grammar, composition, spelling and punctuation; Basic mathematics; Effective communication and public speaking; Effective problem solving techniques; Basic law enforcement terminology and concepts; Basic computer operating systems and software applications related to the work. Ability to: Successfully complete the POST Basic Police Academy; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Learn, understand and interpret laws and regulations; Learn to implement and enforce laws, policies, regulations, guidelines and orders concerning the protection of life, property and the maintenance of law, order and peace with a 21st Century Community Policing mind-set; Observe and accurately recall names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; Think and act quickly in emergency situations; Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action; Exercise sound judgment, often under pressure; Understand and carry out written and oral directions; Write at a fast rate of speed to prepare accurate and factual written reports; Perform basic math computations; Safely operate motor vehicles; Establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, supervisors, public officials and representative of other agencies; Utilize computers and computer software, as required; Learn to meet the minimum standards of use with department-issued or approved lethal and non-lethal weapons; Perform in specialized assignments as required. Minimum Experience and Training Guidelines A High School diploma, GED, or equivalent in addition to the completion of 39 semester / 58.5 quarter units from an accredited college or university. Substitution: The 39 semester unit / 58.5 quarter unit requirement may be substituted with at least 3 years of active duty service in any branch of the U.S. military and an honorable discharge. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid California driver's license Be 20 years old at the time of appointment, and at least 21 years of age upon POST Academy graduation Vision correctable to 20/20 in both eyes with normal color vision Must be eligible for U.S. citizenship upon academy graduation No felony convictions No misdemeanor convictions which mandate weapons prohibitions Supplemental Information The Recruitment & Selection Process In order to be considered for the position, you must complete and submit the following: Failure to attach the required documents will result in disqualification . 1. Completed City of Vallejo application 2. Completed Supplemental/Personal History Questionnaire 3. A transcript (official or unofficial) of college units completed If you have completed a POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLET-B) and received a T-Score of 45 or higher or you have completed a National Testing Network Law Enforcement exam with a reading score 70% or above, a written score 70% or above, and a video score of 65% or above, and have completed the Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) and received a score of 320 or higher, you may submit these scores at the time of application. If you do not have these scores at the time of application because your scheduled testing date is after your application date, you may email your scores to april.adams@cityofvallejo.net once they have been sent to you. **A PELLETB or NTN passing score along with a WSTB passing score, is required to move forward in the selection process. A resume cannot be substituted for any portion of the application process (i.e., the official application and responses to the supplemental questions). NOTE: If you have problems creating a user account, obtaining your already created account information, or submitting your online application, please contact governmentjobs.com applicant support directly at 855-524-5627. City of Vallejo staff are unable to assist with these issues. Applications are accepted and reviewed in conjunction with Police Academy admission cycles that occur three times per year. Applicants may be chosen to attend one of the three following Police Academies: Contra Costa County Basic Police Academy Alameda County Basic Police Academy Sacramento Police Academy Academy selection is based on admission cycle and availability. Applicant Screening and Assessment: Application screening will be conducted to evaluate each candidates' supplemental/personal history questionnaire responses, educational course work, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities that relate to this position that may include but are not limited to: Education, GPA of 2.0 or higher College enrollment Academy enrollment or possession of a POST Basic Academy Certificate Valid California driver license Citizenship Criminal history Individuals who are found to be the most qualified will be invited to participate in an oral panel interview. Oral Panel Interview : Oral panel interviews are weighted at 100% of a candidates score. Those whom have scored the highest will be placed on the register of eligibles and referred to the department for further consideration. Background Investigation : The most qualified candidates will be provided a conditional offer letter and invited to move forward in the selection process to a background investigation in accordance with applicable law, regulation and/or policy. Candidates will be required to complete and submit a State of California Personal History Statement (POST Form 2-251 Rev. 02/2013). The information that you provide in the Personal History Statement will be used in the background investigation to assist in determining your suitability for the position of Police Officer (Recruit), in accordance with POST Commission Regulation 1953. Background investigations will also include live scan fingerprinting, and polygraph examination. Those candidates who pass the background investigation portion of the selection process may be invited to a Chief's interview. Based on a candidates suitability as determined by the background investigation and Chief's interview, a pre-placement psychological and medical examination would be the next step in the selection process. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process may contact Human Resources Department. Please contact April Adams at (707) 648-4398 or by email at april.adams@cityofvallejo.net Disaster Service Workers All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW- related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE ) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors. Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Vallejo is currently recruiting for the position of Housing and Community Development Program Manager within the City Manager's Housing Division. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and implement various objectives and housing programs. Please apply directly online by clicking the "apply" button at the top of this announcement. Candidates must attach a cover letter, a resume, and three - five professional references to their online application for it to be considered complete. For more information about the Housing and Community Development Program Manager position, please view our brochure by clicking here . Closing Date/Time: Continuous