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
Sep 20, 2021
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 Public Works Department is responsible for the engineering design, construction, and maintenance of the City's roads, sidewalks, traffic signals, trees, open spaces, and buildings. The department also manages stormwater compliance programs, transportation planning, and recycling & solid waste contract services. The Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance of City-owned infrastructure including traffic signals, streets and alleys, city buildings and vehicles, and landscape of City medians, open spaces, and facility grounds. 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 Department may choose to fill this vacancy at the I or II level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate pool. The ideal candidate for Traffic and Lighting Technician I/II will have knowledge of basic principles of electrical and electronic repair, maintenance and system design. They will be familiar with the methods, materials, tools, equipment and procedures used in the repair of electrical and electronic traffic signal and lighting systems. They will be familiar with the installation, maintenance, replacement and repair of electrical and electronic systems and equipment in various municipal utility systems, street lights, buildings and facilities. The incumbent will also be comfortable using bucket trucks, aerial lifts and scissor lifts at extreme heights to complete job tasks. SALARY: Traffic & Lighting Tech I: $26.85 - $32.63 Hourly $2,147.77 - $2,610.63 Bi-Weekly $4,653.50 - $5,656.36 Monthly $55,842.04 - $67,876.35 Annual Traffic & Lighting Tech II: $29.64 - $36.02 Hourly $2,370.99 - $2,881.96 Bi-Weekly $5,137.16 - $6,244.24 Monthly $61,645.86 - $74,930.93 Annual DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Traffic and Lighting Technician I - This is the entry level class within the Traffic and Lighting Technician series. This class is distinguished from the Traffic and Lighting Technician II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series. Traffic and Lighting Technician II - This is the full journey level class within the Traffic and Lighting Technician series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Traffic and Lighting Technician I by the performance of the full range of duties 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 normally filled by advancement from the I level, or when filled from the outside, have prior experience. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Traffic and Lighting Technician I Receives general supervision from the P.W. Supervisor assigned to the Traffic Control Section. May exercise technical and functional supervision over lower level maintenance staff. Traffic and Lighting Technician II Receives general supervision from the P.W. Supervisor assigned to the Traffic Control Section. May exercise technical and functional supervision over lower level maintenance staff. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES - Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Install, repair, replace and maintain all components of streetlight and traffic signal systems including poles and bases, mast arms, span wires, guy wires, signal and streetlight fixtures, illuminated street name signs, controller cabinets and bases, preempt devices, conduit, junction boxes, communication hubs, fiber optics, and related wiring and circuitry in compliance with federal and state regulations. Revise and design a wide variety of electrical systems related to traffic signals and lighting systems as necessary. Locate underground street light and traffic signal conduits for underground service alert. Inspect newly installed traffic signal and lighting equipment to ensure safe and satisfactory functioning. Evaluate each job situation as it arises; diagnose electrical problems and search for proper solutions; refer problems to appropriate staff. Maintain accurate records of work performed, materials used and associated costs. Operate electrical maintenance tools and equipment including aerial lifts, volt meters and a wide variety of hand tools. Read and interpret blue prints and schematics related to electrical systems. Requisition electrical maintenance supplies, materials and equipment. Estimate time, materials and equipment required for jobs assigned, requisition materials as required. Perform preventive maintenance on equipment as required. Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: The methods, materials, tools, equipment and procedures used in the repair of electrical and electronic traffic signal and lighting systems. Components and parts used in modern traffic signal and street lighting systems. Basic principles of electrical and electronic repair, maintenance and system design. Operation characteristics of tools and equipment used in traffic signal and street light maintenance activities. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices necessary in the area of work assigned. Principles and procedures of record keeping. Safe work practices. Ability to: Assess and troubleshoot simple lighting circuits. Install, maintain, and repair traffic signal heads, hardware and street lighting systems. Work with independence and to make decisions relative to the maintenance and operation of street light systems. Work at heights of 30 feet or more. Climb wooden street light poles to make repairs to light fixtures. Understand and interpret blueprints, schematics and diagrams. Prepare and maintain records, reports, and work estimates. Understand and follow written and oral 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 City officials and the general public. Perform preventive maintenance on traffic signal and street lighting equipment as required. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Use and operate hand tools, power tools, and mechanical equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Read and interpret maps, sketches, drawings, specifications and technical manuals. Perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods of time and in unfavorable weather conditions. Apply good judgment and practical knowledge to resolve unusual or irregular problems in the area of work assigned. Perform duties in a manner to maximize public safety in the area of work assigned. Respond to the Corporation Yard for an emergency call out within thirty (30) minutes of notification. Traffic and Lighting Technician I 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: Two years of work experience in the installation, repair, replacement, and maintenance of electrical and electronic equipment, systems, and components. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by some formal training in the electrical or electronic field. License or Certificate Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license. Possession of, or ability to obtain within one year of appointment, IMSA Traffic Signal Level I Certification. Traffic and Lighting Technician II In addition to the experience and training guidelines established for Traffic and Lighting Technician I: 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: Two years of journey level experience in the installation, repair, replacement, and maintenance of electrical equipment, systems, and components. Some journey level experience in the repair and maintenance of traffic signal systems and related equipment. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by completion of a formal electrical apprenticeship program and/or training in electronic technology. License or Certificate Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license. Possession of IMSA Traffic Signal Level I Certification. Possession of, or ability to obtain within one year of appointment, IMSA Traffic Signal Level II Certification. Supplemental Information The following applies to all Traffic & Lighting Technician levels and assignments: Working Conditions: Travel from site to site; exposure to high voltage and heights and inclement weather; lifting, climbing and stooping. DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS All City of Vallejo employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment within the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. The Recruitment & Selection Process 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, September 13, 2021. 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 minimum qualifications the week of September 13, 2021. 3. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications may be invited to participate in a written or online skills assessment the week of September 27, 2021. The most qualified applicants from the online skills assessment will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts. 4. Applicants who are found to be the best qualified will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of October 18, 2021. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for to Oral Panel Interviews. 5. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of November 1, 2021. Oral Panel Interviews may be conducted via Zoom and 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. 6. 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 Vanessa Gould at (707) 649-3512 or send an email to: vanessa.gould@cityofvallejo.net no later than September 13, 2021 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: 9/27/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
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
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY 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. A Great Opportunity: Our Senior Planner position offers those in the industry 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. This position may be considered for a telecommute option. 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 Senior 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 the Propel Vallejo website . Ideal Candidate : The successful Senior 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. 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 Mare Island, a former Naval shipyard, rich in history, home to more than 80 businesses, two universities, an active residential neighborhood, an 18-hole golf course, with a future promise of much more. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Planning Manager. Exercises functional and technical 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: Develop General Plan elements and amendments; prepare long term planning recommendations, precise plans, or complex subdivisions. Develop and present recommendations on various development permits and applications; prepare appropriate reports. Confer with engineers, developers, architects, a variety of agencies and the general public in acquiring information and coordinating planning and zoning matters; provide information regarding City development requirements. Accept and analyze development applications; prepare appropriate noticing; attend public hearings and follow up on matters requiring a zoning administration decision. Interpret and apply environmental quality laws and regulations to ensure that development, City projects and municipal code amendments are in compliance. Conduct and supervise planning studies in the community to gather data for evaluating current and advanced planning projects. Review development proposals and work with developers to reach agreement on acceptable site plans; review various development applications for compliance with appropriate regulations and policies; prepare reports of recommendations. Review staff reports on development proposals prepared by other planning staff, as well as other department representatives; prepare comments as appropriate. Perform extensive research regarding implementation of policies established by the general plan, zoning ordinance, or other land use and development ordinances. Maintain a complex filing system of various documents and reports for reference. Provide staff support to a variety of boards and commissions; attend and participate in professional groups and committees. Provide information to the public regarding zoning, land use and the General Plan; participate in public meetings as necessary. Provide direct and indirect supervision and technical assistance to professional and technical planning staff. Directly oversee the City's resource management program. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Typical Qualifications KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of urban planning and development. Methods and techniques of effective technical report preparation and presentation. Research methods and sources of information related to urban growth and development. Recent developments, current literature and sources of information related to municipal planning and administration. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations. ABILITY TO: Analyze site design, terrain constraints, circulation, land use compatibility, utilities and other urban services. Analyze and develop policies related to land use and community development. Ensure project compliance with Federal, State and local rules, laws and regulations. Interpret and apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations. Prepare and analyze technical and administrative reports, statements and correspondence. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 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: Three years of responsible professional urban planning experience. Training: A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, public or business administration or a related field. Supplemental Information The Recruitment & Selection Process Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, August 23, 2021. 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 23, 2021. 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 April Adams at (707) 648-4398 or send an email to: april.adams@cityofvallejo.net no later than August 23, 2021 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: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
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
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description 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. This position will be open for applications until the position has been filled. Applications will be reviewed on an intermittent basis. 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. Why It's a Great Opportunity: Our Principal Planner position offers those in the industry a chance to bring their knowledge and experience to government and directly impact the local community. You will be part of a collaborative team while developing and nurturing strong relationships with a diverse group of customers. This position may also be considered for a telecommute option. Why It's 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 their webpage by clicking here or by visiting the Propel Vallejo website . Ideal Candidate: The successful Principal Planner candidate 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. They will possess knowledge of long range and regulatory planning practices and thorough knowledge of laws and regulations related to and governing planning and zoning in the state of California. They will be a collaborative team member who helps develop lower level employees and who also does not mind preforming the duties of lower level positions when needed, to ensure the quality and efficiency of department services. 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 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 - 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 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, August 16, 2021. 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 16, 2021. 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 April Adams at (707) 648-4398 or send an email to: april.adams@cityofvallejo.net no later than August 16, 2021 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: Continuous
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description For a complete description of this position, please review our brochure, which can be found here. In order to be considered for the position of Environmental Services Manager, interested candidates should attach a resume, cover letter, 3-5 references, and complete all supplemental questions by the application close date of October 12, 2021. Thank you for your interest in this position with the City of Vallejo! Closing Date/Time:
City of Vallejo Vallejo, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
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
Sep 20, 2021
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
Sep 20, 2021
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
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill two 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
Sep 20, 2021
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 July 9, 2021 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: July 9, 2021 / Application Deadline: July 8, 2021 Testing Date: July 23, 2021 / Application Deadline: July 22, 2021 Testing Date: August 13, 2021 / Application Deadline: August 12, 2021 Testing Date: August 27, 2021 / Application Deadline: August 26, 2021 Testing Date: September 10, 2021 / Application Deadline: September 9, 2021 Testing Date: September 24, 2021 / Application Deadline: September 23, 2021 Testing Date: October 8, 2021 / Application Deadline: October 7, 2021 Testing Date: October 22, 2021 / Application Deadline: October 21, 2021 Testing Date: November 12, 2021 / Application Deadline: November 11, 2021 Testing Date: November 26, 2021 / Application Deadline: November 25, 2021 Testing Date: December 10, 2021 / Application Deadline: December 9, 2021 **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