CITY OF SPOKANE, WA
808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
CLASS SUMMARY DEPARTMENT PURPOSE Provide safe and reliable drinking water services for the health and safety of the community by maintaining the water system infrastructure and ensuring adequate water for fire protection. POSITION PURPOSE Responsible leadership of the Water and Hydroelectric Services Department by setting policy and directing various functional units of the department including maintenance and construction, taps and meters, and planning coordination. Also manage the operation of the City's Upriver Dam, a FERC regulated hydroelectric project, wells and pump stations. Provide continuous review of operational procedures in the various divisions and initiate changes as necessary. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Has complete responsibility for guidance and direction of all employees in the Water and Hydroelectric Services Department. Provide leadership to direct and indirect reports in professional, administrative, and technical positions. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is conducted primarily in an office setting. It involves frequent attendance at meetings to include some irregular hours and potentially out-of-town travel. Incumbents in this classification are expected to communicate verbally, in person, and by telephone. A computer terminal is used and requires the use of repetitive arm movements. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Stay current with Public Potable Water Regulations set forth by federal, state, and local government including pending legislation; Stay current with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), Washington Industrial Safety & Health Administration (WISHA), and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulations and provide compliant supervision, direction and control for the employees and the public; Direct, supervise and control the operation of the city's water distribution system, municipal water and hydroelectric facilities; Directs the preparation of extensive studies related to current capacity planning, rate setting, programming and development. Analyze their affect and develop plans for the present and future; Attend applicable meetings and hearings regarding various public utilities functions. Work with local, regional, state and federal agencies and organizations regarding drinking water standards, aquifer protection, water conservation, and regulatory compliance. Knowledge of: Operations, personnel, and fiscal management of municipal water systems; Water quality and public health protection requirements of a public water system and legal requirements for its operation; City regulatory codes, ordinances and safety-related regulations; Cross connection control; Fiscal budgeting and funding process. Ability to: Meet deadlines and work under pressure; Work cooperatively with other and maintain positive relationships; Adapt to other duties as assigned and prioritize, organize, and plan work as needed to meet objectives; Analyze planning studies and formulate substantive recommendations; Proficiently engage in public speaking to a diverse audience. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination equivalent to the experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. Generally this will include: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in a field such as Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration with eight (8) years' experience in progressively responsible operational positions related to public utilities that includes four (4) years' responsible supervisory experience. Cross Connection Control Certification or the ability to obtain both within one year. Advanced degree in business or public administration is desirable. A valid driver's license or otherwise demonstrated ability to get to and from multiple work location as required. BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS As an exempt employee of the City of Spokane, the Water & Hydroelectric Services Director is subject to the City's Code of Ethics set forth in Chapter 1.04A of the Spokane Municipal Code. As such, "it is the policy of the City of Spokane to uphold, promote, and demand the highest standards of ethics from all of its employees who shall maintain the utmost standards of responsibility, trustworthiness, integrity, truthfulness, honesty and fairness in carrying out their public duties, avoid any improprieties in their roles as a public servant including the appearance of impropriety, and never use their City position, authority or resources for personal gain." EXAMINATION DETAILS Position will remain open until filled.
5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407, USA
Description: Area of Specialization: Early Childhood Studies The Department of Psychology at California State University, San Bernardino invites applications from a diverse group of qualified applicants for an open-rank, tenure track position in Early Childhood Studies to be located primarily at the University's branch campus in Palm Desert. The position begins on August 17, 2020. Area of concentration within early childhood is open, although at least some training in early childhood special education is preferred. California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students, and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire and the second-highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and 1 doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation. At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB' s commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individual s. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA
San Jose, California, United States
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and control the activities and/or staff of a County program. This Program Manager I - Victim Services and Resiliency Center position will be primarily located in South County, and manage the West Coast's first mass victimization Resiliency Center. This position will be responsible for overseeing, directing, and coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Gilroy Strong Resiliency Center as well as managing complex grant funding. Other duties include supervising staff and coordinating some South County Victim Services Unit activities. Frequent travel to the main District Attorney's Office in San Jose will be required. In addition to meeting the employment standards, qualified candidates must have experience working within a victim services agency and grants management experience. Knowledge and training in mass victimization or Crisis Response is preferred. Candidates must successfully pass a full background investigation prior to appointment. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies; Determines program objectives in light of established goals; Develops strategies to achieve objectives; Establishes program priorities; Formulates and implements policies, plans and procedures for carrying out functions of the program; Defines personnel resource needs and allocates them as required to reach program objectives; Selects and hires staff and ensures the orientation, training and development of program staff; Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate staff; Establishes an appropriate organizational structure and delineates working level and relationships of personnel to carry out the program's activities; Determines budgetary requirements to maintain the program; Makes recommendations on the annual budget and may present the program's budget to the Board of Supervisors; Is responsible for determining program funding needs and obtaining available outside funding when necessary through grants and/or contracts; Is responsible for the implementation, control, monitoring and evaluation of provided services to ensure compliance with terms of received grants and contracts; Maintain liaison relationships and represents the program in contacts with public and private agencies and concerned community groups and organizations; Prepares reports and correspondence; Keeps abreast of new trends and developments related to the program's activities; Provides assistance and advice to advisory and planning boards, commissions, task forces and other special groups as required; May prepare and make presentations to staff, boards, commissions, and external groups; May provide ongoing statistical reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; And performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient, education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree. Relevant experience can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Relevant experience includes experience performing analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory, or management duties, which include interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing. AND Four (4) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; one (1) year of which must be at the journey level. A Master's Degree can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements Specialized program knowledge may be required in addition to the generalized administrative/supervisory experience when it can be demonstrated that: it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program; that the Program Manager will be held accountable for this specialized knowledge; and that subordinate program staff will not be able to provide the subject matter expertise that is required. Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed below indicate the common aspects of the three levels of the Program Manager Series. However, for recruitment purposes, a potential candidate will be rated on ability to perform at a specific level as outlined in the allocation factors. In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth rather than depth of pertinent experience and the evidence of the candidate's ability to assume and fulfill the responsibilities of the position at a designated level. Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Program development and evaluation; Techniques of organizing and motivating groups; Personnel management techniques; Methods of administrative problem solving; Principles of organization and administrative, fiscal and program management; principles of employee supervision, training and development; Community and agency consultation methods and procedures; Computer applications, including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, data base management software, presentation and electronic mail software. Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate a public service program; Manage initiatives, collect and analyze data for the purpose of evaluating services and or programs; Plan and assign workloads clearly and effectively; Train, develop and motivate staff; Deal effectively with a variety of government and community officials; Speak effectively in public; Integrate the activities of a program to attain program goals; Prepare and review reports; Develop and recommend effective courses of action; Develop and effectively utilize all available resources; Establish and maintain program's objectives, priorities and policies; Consult with and advise top administrator on the activities and status of the program; Develop short and long range budget plans that accurately reflect program needs. May require the ability to apply the tools of a specialty subject area. Closing Date/Time: 7/17/2020 11:59 PM Pacific