City and County of Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States
About Our Job Employment Requirement: City Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30, 2021. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment. At the Department of Housing Stability (HOST), we are committed to support Denver residents. We invest resources, create policy, and partner with various organizations to help keep residents in the homes that they already live in, quickly resolve an experience of homelessness, and connect residents to new housing opportunities. To support these efforts, the department helps to: Stabilize residents at risk of involuntary displacement and connect residents to housing resources such as home repairs, rent and utility assistance, and legal support. This work is led by our Homelessness Resolution and Housing Stability Division. Support persons experiencing homelessness by connecting them to housing, shelter and other services to get stabilized quickly. This work is led by our Homelessness Resolution and Housing Stability Division. Create and preserve existing affordable housing and connect residents at any income level to new housing opportunities through programs such as down-payment assistance or counseling services. This work is led by our Housing Opportunity Division. Support financial services, contracting and procurement, data analysis and strategic planning, administrative resources, and communications across the housing continuum. This work is led by our Operations Division. Hybrid Work Environment: HOST is supporting a hybrid work environment for employees that includes a balance of virtual and in-person work. Employees are empowered to work with their manager to determine a hybrid work schedule that best meets the needs of the employee, the organization, and those we serve. Any expected in-person work at downtown offices or other sites will be communicated in advance. Members of HOST's Executive Support team, through which these positions will report, are staffing in person office hours on a rotating schedule for a portion of hours throughout the week to support the HOST team at the Webb building. Are you a self-starter and passionate about serving the community and finding meaning in your daily tasks? HOST has two Executive Assistant II openings supporting Deputy Directors on our Executive leadership team, as well as some staff support. As part of the implementation of HOST's vision of a healthy, housed and connected Denver, our Executive Assistants directly support the HOST leaders and team making sure Denver residents have access to stable and affordable housing, as well as shelter. We are seeking Executive Assistants who are responsive, resourceful, highly organized, customer service focused and tech savvy. These positions will have some public facing exposure and will communicate directly with city partners such as City Council support staff and the Mayor's Office support staff along with external partners. Flexibility in a dynamic environment and the ability to "go with the flow" and adapt to constantly changing priorities are vital to success in these positions. You will need to be able to honor city policies and rules and find creative solutions within the confines of those policies and rules. Confidentiality, trustworthiness, excellent communication skills, and being a team player are highly valued attributes in candidates for these roles. As an Executive Assistant II, you will: Manage the Deputy Director's (and other team members as needed) meeting and event schedule to include: Keep executive informed of action items that arise throughout the day Anticipate needs for meetings and ensure they are prepared Provide meeting support such as creating agendas, taking meeting minutes, and supporting and troubleshooting technical issues for virtual and in person meetings Organize and schedule meetings and events to include site selection, catering, and any other event support required Administrative and Communications Support to include: Ensure the executive is current on incoming and outgoing communications by conducting email triage, preparing correspondence, screening calls/voicemails/visitors, and ensuring appropriate and timely follow up on internal and external requests Assist with addressing constituent concerns brought to the attention of the City, Mayor, or HOST Assist in answering agency's main phone line and main email inbox. Screen calls/voicemails, visitors, and emails, directing individuals to proper contact(s) or resources Ensure executive has the necessary information to make decisions on approvals and that they are aware of the need for their signature on time-sensitive documents Maintain and organize departmental records, including developing and maintaining databases and spreadsheets such as contact information for vendors, media, constituents, and other key stakeholders Manage expenditures and related records and ensure timely processing of expenses to include booking travel, and reconciling purchasing card and travel card transactions About You Our Ideal Candidate will have some or all the following skills and experience: Three (3) years of clerical or technical experience which must include at least two (2) years of experience supporting an executive Excellent written and oral communication skills Ability to set priorities, exercise judgement, manage important relationships, provide timely and concise information Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle privileged information in a discreet and confidential manner Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Experience writing and/or compiling reports; proofreading correspondence to multiple internal and external stakeholders Typing speed: 50+ words per minute We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you meet the following required minimum qualifications: Education requirement: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of administrative/secretarial experience which must include one year of experience providing support to a core middle manager Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of education may be substituted for each required year experience About Everything Else Job Profile CA2178 Executive Assistant II To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Unlimited Position Salary Range $22.55 - $33.83 Starting Pay Based on experience and education Agency Department of Housing Stability Assessment Requirement Administrative Professional The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish.
City of Long Beach, CA
Long Beach, CA, United States
DESCRIPTION THE COMMUNITY Ideally located on the Pacific Ocean south of Los Angeles and just west of Orange County, Long Beach is the sixth largest city in the State of California. Offering all the world class amenities of a large metropolitan city, coupled with its strong sense of community and pride, Long Beach is one of the most vibrant communities in the country. The City has been referred to as the "Most Diverse City" in the country by USA Today and one of the "Best Communities for Young People" two years in a row. With its ideal location in Southern California, year-round comfortable climate, healthy business environment and far ranging cultural pursuits, the City is alive with activity. Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. Expansive beaches, three marinas, five golf courses, the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Queen Mary and the annual Grand Prix of Long Beach serve to draw 6.5 million visitors a year. The City's full-service commercial airport has preferred flight schedules, carriers, and an overall accessibility that makes it the travel friendly alternative to other Southern California airports. In addition, Los Angeles' rail transit system, the most used light rail system in the country, connects the city to the entire region. Long Beach continues to make significant investments in its parks, beaches, streets and other amenities (including a new city hall) indicative of the financial stability and health of the City. CITY GOVERNMENT Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members who are elected by district and a Mayor that is elected at-large. Elected officials also include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. The Council Members and the Mayor are subject to a three-term limit, which allows them to serve for a maximum of twelve years. The City Council appoints a City Manager and a City Clerk. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of all City departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board or Commission. Long Beach is a full service City providing all traditional public services. In addition to its traditional services, Long Beach also maintains one of the world's busiest seaports, which serves as a leading gateway for international trade. The City also has its own full-service commercial airport, an Energy Resources Department, and is one of only three cities in California with its own Health Department. Long Beach is supported by a total FY 2019 budget of approximately $3 billion, with the General Fund budget totaling $499 million. More than 6,000 full and part-time employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by eleven employee associations. THE DEPARTMENT The Health and Human Services Department has more than 340 employees located in nine sites and seven bureaus - City Health Office, Collective Impact and Operations, Community Health, Environmental Health, Housing Authority, Human Services, and Physician Services. It operates with a $133 million annual budget, 87% of which comes from Federal, State, County, and private funds. The mission of the Department is to "Improve the quality of life by promoting a safe and healthy community in which to live, work, and play." The Department values quality and excellence, innovation, teamwork, and diversity. THE POSITION The Laboratory Services Officer is an at-will management position that reports to the Physician Services Bureau Manager and manages the Laboratory Services Division. This position is responsible for the scientific and administrative direction of the Long Beach Public Health Laboratory to ensure effective and efficient services and compliance with established standards, rules, and regulations. The Division currently has a staff of 7, including a microbiologist supervisor. The Laboratory Services Officer position is located at the Main Health Department, 2525 Grand Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90815. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Plans, organizes, and directs the programs of the Long Beach Public Health Laboratory; Serves as a resource and technical consultant to the City Health Officer, City staff, local physicians, and clinical and hospital laboratory personnel on microbiology testing, policy, laws, regulations, and services; Establishes and maintains sound working relationships with federal, state, and county agencies concerned with diagnosis, control, and prevention of communicable diseases and other illnesses of public health concern; Designs and develops laboratory services to meet the needs of new or proposed Health Department programs, including working with management to meet Department and division goals; Coordinates the work of the Lab with other Health Department bureaus/programs, including Environmental Health and Public Health Emergency Management, and with the activities of other City Departments and clinical and hospital laboratories requiring laboratory testing; Instructs and reviews the work of laboratory personnel and ensures quality and accuracy in the testing environments; Interprets policies and procedures, including state and federal regulations; Ensures compliance with State and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) federal requirements for clinical public health and environmental testing laboratories, as well as compliance with Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and National Institute of Health (NIH) safety requirements for a laboratory performing testing at Biosafety levels two (2) and three (3); Plans and directs the training of laboratory personnel; Prepares technical reports and budget recommendations; Provides technical input and contract review for outside contracts for laboratory services; Evaluates existing laboratory techniques and develops new or improved procedures; Conducts validation and verification studies of new methodologies and instrumentations; Working with City facility personnel, engineers, architects, and contractors to design, build, remodel, and maintain necessary facilities to house laboratory operations, including biocontainment facilities if necessary; Leads and directs the development, communication, and implementation of effective growth strategies; Implements and supervises quality assurance practices and procedures relating to laboratory operations and control activities; and, Performs other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE The Department of Health and Human Services invites candidates who meet the following minimum requirements to apply: A minimum of five years of progressively responsible public health laboratory experience. A valid Laboratory Director License. A valid California State Public Health Microbiologist Certification. Willingness and ability to work evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and during emergencies as required. Valid motor vehicle operator license. (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months of employment if license is out of state. DMV driver history report required during onboarding). AND ANY OF THE FOLLOWING Doctoral Degree in Microbiology, Chemical, Physical, Biological, or Clinical Laboratory Science. A Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) Degree. Held a position as a Laboratory Director or could have qualified as a "Laboratory Director" under regulations at 42 CFR 493.1415, published March 14, 1990 at 55 FR 9538 on or before February 28, 1992. On or before February 28, 1992, be qualified under CA State law to direct a public health laboratory to include 4 years of full time public health laboratory experience. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The Laboratory Services Officer will : Have knowledge and experience in running a public health laboratory, including staffing, scheduling, fee structures and budgeting, technology, and testing; Have knowledge of the regulations governing the management and operations of a public health laboratory, auditing, and reviewing standards; and, Demonstrate the values of integrity, transparency, excellence, innovation, partnership and teamwork, as well as the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, regulatory agencies, local officials, the ability to develop and promote a culture of quality customer services and ability to work across the Department to increase collective impact. SALARY AND BENEFITS The salary range for this position is $115,000 to $135,000 annually. Placement in the range will depend on qualifications. The City's compensation package also includes an attractive benefits package that includes: Retirement - City offers CalPERS with a benefit of 2.5% @ 55 for Classic members or 2% at 62 for new members as defined by PEPRA, subject to the limitations set by PERS. Employee pays the employee portion. The City also participates in Social Security. Vacation - Twelve (12) days after one year of service; 15 days after four years, six months of service; 20 days after 19.5 years of service. Executive Leave - Forty (40) hours per year. Sick Leave - One day earned per month; unlimited accumulation; conversion upon retirement to cash credit toward health and/or dental insurance premiums, or to pension credits. Holidays - Nine designated holidays per year, plus four personal holidays to be used at the employee's discretion. Transportation Allowance Health and Dental Insurance - The City offers an HMO and PPO option for health and dental insurance coverage. The City pays major portion of the premium for employee and dependents depending on the health/dental plan selected. Life Insurance - City-paid term life insurance policy equal to three times annual salary to a maximum of $500,000. Disability - City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance. Flexible Spending Account - Optional election for employees to reduce taxable income for payment of allowable childcare or medical expenses. Management Physical - Annual City-paid physical examination. Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plan - Optional for employee contribution to a supplementary retirement savings program available through ICMA Retirement Corporation. Technology Allowance - Monthly phone stipend SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will remain open until filled. To be considered, please apply under "Current Openings" with your Cover Letter , Resume , Proof of Education , Proof of Laboratory Director Licensure , and Proof of California State Public Health Microbiologist Certification as PDF attachments at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs . Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience and level and relatedness of education. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check, including a review of driver history, and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4102. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Khmer, Spanish, and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.Closing Date/Time: