City of El Segundo

This beautiful coastal community, located adjacent to Los Angeles International Airport, has a resident population of approximately 16,000 and a day time population in excess of 80,000. The community is a conservative, family oriented town during evenings and on weekends, but it is also a bustling center of commercial and industrial activity during business hours. Current issues include maintaining the community's quality of life (traffic, density, public safety), business retention and attraction, and assuring the long term economic stability of the community. El Segundo is a full service city with a total of approximately 280 employees and an annual budget of $51 million.

12 job(s) at City of El Segundo

CITY OF EL SEGUNDO, CA El Segundo, CA, United States
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
Description CITY OF EL SEGUNDO invites applications for the position of: Police Officer Trainee SALARY: $5,038.42 - $6,124.22 Monthly $60,461.04- $73,490.64 Annually Excellent Benefits Educational Reimbursement Paid Police Academy Fees Uniform and Equipment Allowance Upon graduation from Police Academy and swearing-in by Chief of Police, Police Officers can receive the following incentives: Monthly salary up to $9,549.50* Longevity Pay* 100% Tuition Reimbursement* Special Assignment Pay Opportunities* Holiday Pay* * Per Police Officer Association Memorandum of Understanding (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2021) WHO WE ARE: El Segundo, incorporated in 1917, is home to approximately 17,000 residents and is known as a major aeronautical and industrial business center. The City is headquarters to several corporations including Mattel, Chevron and most recently, the Los Angeles Times. El Segundo is also home to the Los Angeles Lakers and Kings training facilities. The El Segundo Police Department is a full service agency, providing the highest levels of crime prevention and quality service to a community that strongly supports its public safety members. The Department's mission is to provide a safe and secure community while treating all people with dignity and respect. Essential Job Functions Essential Functions, as defined under the American with Disabilities Act may include the following: Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: Attend scheduled training sessions; participate in physical fitness regimen as required by Academy; learn principles, practices and theory of criminal and civil law enforcement; learn basic criminal investigation processes and techniques, including the identification, collection, and preservation of evidence, courtroom testimony, and witness interrogation; learn to prepare various reports, including but not limited to vehicle reports, crime reports, suspect information reports, and missing persons reports; learn to respond to radio and computer messages and calls for service; learn techniques to make arrests as necessary; learn to investigate crimes, traffic collisions, and suspicious activities; learn to interview victims, complainants and witnesses; learn to detain and interrogate suspects; learn to analyze situations and make decisions appropriately under stressful situations; learn to collect and preserve evidence; learn to testify and present evidence in court; learn to direct traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at times of emergency or congestion; learn to stop drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws and issue citations as necessary. May be required to work shifts, weekends or holidays. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES: Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma, pass the General Education Development test indicating high school graduation level, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. Candidates who have successfully completed a full-time California P.O.S.T Certified Basic Police Academy or currently attending an Academy (with a ranking within the top 25 percentile of their class). Licensing/Certification Requirements: Must possess a valid California Class "C" Driver's License. Age: Must be a minimum of 20 ½ years of age at the time of the written test. Special Requirements: Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Must be of proportional height to weight, be physically able to handle the rigorous duties of police work; possess normal hearing and color perception, minimum vision of 20/100 in each eye, correctable to 20/20; Prior to appointment, candidates must successfully complete a polygraph test, psychological and medical examination, and an extensive background investigation process. Smoking and/or the use of tobacco products on or off duty are prohibited as a condition of employment. Any visible tattoo(s), body art and/or body piercings are prohibited while performing department duties. Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics: Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; ability to read and interpret complex technical documents; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to observe, record, and recall pertinent facts and details; ability to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action, giving due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; ability to learn and apply proper and appropriate use of force techniques; ability to perform strenuous physical activities; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the members of the public, the community, co-workers and superiors; Skill in using a personal computer. Supplemental Information AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The City of El Segundo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sex or sexual orientation. The City of El Segundo maintains and enforces a zero-tolerance policy relating to substance abuse and maintains a smoke-free workplace.
CITY OF EL SEGUNDO, CA El Segundo, CA, United States
Aug 15, 2021
Description This is a part-time, non-benefited, at-will position exempt from the classified service with a limited duration of one year. Currently, one Administrative Intern position is available in the Finance Department. This list will be established and used to fill other vacancies as they occur. This recruitment process is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Only online applications will be accepted for this recruitment. The first review of applications will be completed on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 . Applications received after June 15, 2021 , may not be considered. Applicants appearing best qualified based upon a review of the application and responses to supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the testing process. Under general supervision, performs a full range of office and/or administrative support work requiring the application of specialized technical-related/administrative knowledge and the exercise of initiative, independent judgment and decision making. Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of duties and responsibilities is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: Positions in this classification typically perform a full range of duties at a level of complexity represented by the following types of responsibilities: Performs administrative/secretarial duties for a department and/or program area; independently prepares correspondence and selected reports for review/signature and on behalf of administrative superior; independently prepares, reviews and checks documents, records, and forms for accuracy, completeness and conformance with applicable rules and regulations; prepares and/or assists in the preparation of notices, applications, resolutions and other documents. Represents a department and/or program area to the public; receives and evaluates citizen complaints and initiates appropriate course of action; provides information to others requiring in-depth knowledge of work unit/department programs and operations; provides information to others requiring interpretation and/or enforcement of department and City policies. Maintains records of departmental expenditures; assists in preparation of department budget; reviews, prepares and may authorize purchase requisitions and payment of invoices; orders supplies and equipment; collects and compiles statistical, financial and other information for special or periodic reports. Assists in the operation of an office; maintains complex filing systems; verifies/calculates cash receipts for bank deposits. Provides training and guidance to support staff. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or GED and one (1) year increasingly responsible administrative or office experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be currently enrolled, or scheduled to enroll, in college with major coursework in Accounting, Marketing, Public Administration, Business Administration or a directly related field. Incumbents must maintain a course load of college semester/quarter units and maintain a grade "C" average or higher. Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of office administration. Basic budgeting procedures and financial record keeping. Policies, practices, procedures and terminology of assigned function. Standard office practices and procedures. Variety of computer software, including word processing, database and spreadsheet applications. Skill in: Training and providing guidance to others. English composition, grammar and punctuation. Composing letters and preparing a variety of reports, using appropriate format and computer software. Math and spreadsheets. Bookkeeping practices and procedures. Following oral and written instructions and procedures. Operating typical office equipment, including personal computer and standard office computer programs. Presenting ideas and concepts orally and in writing. Utilizing public relations techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, other City employees and the public. Working Conditions: Typical office environment.
CITY OF EL SEGUNDO, CA El Segundo, CA, United States
Aug 15, 2021
Description This is a part-time, non-benefited, at-will position exempt from the classified service. This position will be scheduled to work approximately 10 to 18 hours per week. Afternoon, evening, Friday and Saturday hours are required. This recruitment process is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Only online applications will be accepted for this recruitment. The first review of applications will be completed on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 . Applications received after June 15, 2021 , may not be considered. Applicants appearing best qualified based upon a review of the application and responses to supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the testing process. Under moderate supervision, the Recreation Leader organizes, conducts and supervises a variety of recreational programs and activities; performs related duties as required. This classification is further distinguished from Senior Recreation Leader in that it does not supervise staff groups but may provide direction to Recreation Assistants and volunteers. Under supervision, the Recreation Leader may be required to perform some or all of the following essential job duties: Essential Job Functions Organizes, conducts and supervises free play and team activities for children and adults. Officiates and instructs in games such as basketball, softball, football, baseball, volleyball, track and field. Instructs fundamentals of play and sports conduct in recreational activities. Organizes and conducts non-athletic events and programs including contests, special activity days, tournaments, and holiday programs. Instructs and supervises in arts and crafts, singing and other various activities offered. Collects and accounts for money received for programs as well as keeps records and prepares reports. Monitors all activities to ensure safety of participants. Assists in maintaining recreational facilities by performing light custodial maintenance, if needed. Display courteous and professional behavior and customer service toward all patrons, contract instructors, other employees and supervisors. Respond promptly and courteously to inquiries from the public, outside agencies and employees. Answer phone calls and assist in-person customers regarding general inquiries, requests and reservations. Effectively communicate verbally to supervisor, staff and participants. Process class and program registrations using computer software. Handle daily onsite monitoring and inspection of scheduled facility classes and/or registrations at the Plunge. Coordinate and update the bulletin boards, display cases and other promotional signage at various city and recreation facilities and parks. Process Recreation ID Card purchases at various recreation facilities. Effectively communicate verbally to coordinator. Responsible for enforcing park and facility rules. Obtain a CPR/AED Certification within the first six (6) months of hire. Observe all City rules and regulations. May be required to work weekends and holidays Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Equivalent to completion of high school plus one year of recreational experience, preferably in the public sector. When assigned to Joslyn Center: Experience working with adults and seniors is preferred. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Within six months of hire, obtain First Aid, CPR and AED Certification through American Red Cross. Knowledge of: Recreation planning and administration as well as the policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct and safety of persons using the recreational facilities and equipment Ability to: Develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities involved in a community recreation program. Supervise and monitor games and team activities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, participants, instructors and the general public Monitor the work of Recreation Assistant staff and volunteers. Interprets recreation programs and policies to the public and supports departmental policies. Inspects the maintenance of facilities and equipment used in recreation programs to ensure their adequacy and safety. Assists with City wide special events. Assist with the maintenance of recreational facilities, as needed. Communicate effectively with the public and co-workers Perform related duties as assigned. Be able to push, pull or lift 50 lbs.
CITY OF EL SEGUNDO, CA El Segundo, CA, United States
Aug 15, 2021
Description This is a part-time, non-benefited, at-will position exempt from the classified service. This position will be scheduled to work up to 18 hours per week. Afternoon, evening, Friday and Saturday hours are required. This recruitment process is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Only online applications will be accepted for this recruitment. The first review of applications will be completed on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 . Applications received after June 15, 2021 , may not be considered. Applicants appearing best qualified based upon a review of the application and responses to supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the testing process. Under moderate supervision, the Senior Recreation Leader provides direction, coordinates, organizes, and conducts a variety or recreational, cultural, and community services programs, including, but not limited to, day camps, youth, cultural events, fitness activities, and special events. The Senior Recreation Leader may be required to perform some or all of the following essential job duties: Essential Job Functions Display courteous and professional behavior and customer service toward all patrons, contract instructors, other employees and supervisors. Effectively communicate verbally and in writing to supervisors, staff and participants. Respond promptly and courteously to inquiries from the public, outside agencies and employees. Answer phone calls and help in-person customers regarding general questions, facility reservations, class registration, etc. Observe all City rules and regulations. Assist with special event preparations and work the day of the event if assigned. May be required to work weekends and holidays. Obtain a CPR/AED certification within the first 6-months of hire. Perform other duties as assigned. Enforce and carry out all applicable rules and regulations. Inform coordinator and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns. Assists in the maintenance and upkeep of facilities. Assist with preparations and operations of program areas assigned. Assist with ordering office or program supplies, as needed. Process Recreation ID card purchases. Process class and program registrations using computer software. Handle daily cash, credit card and check transactions. Handle daily cash drawer reconciliation, complete daily drop log and accounting log. Assist with the general facility operations. Monitor and maintain a clean and safe work environment, department equipment and supplies. Assist Contract Instructors with the day-to-day needs of each program, including room set-up, equipment needs, and printing rosters. Assist with coordinating and scheduling field, facility and picnic reservations. Assist with training new front desk and recreation staff, staff scheduling and shift coverage, as needed. Coordinate and update display cases, bulletin boards and posting of other promotional signage at various recreation facilities. Participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings with supervisor to report all operational updates, challenges and occurrences. Schedule and dispatch Shuttle Drivers for various transit operations. Assist Supervisor/Coordinator with the coordination and implementation of recreation programs. Ensure the safety of all Park patrons and visitors on a daily basis through effective supervision. Enforce Park Rules, Department Policy and City Municipal Code, as necessary. Ensure all field/facility gates and locks are opened when appropriate. Ensure that Incident/Accident Reports are properly filled-out and are submitted in a timely fashion. Monitor and report abuse or maintenance needs at parks and facilities, including vandalism and graffiti. Ensure that all Park flags are taken down nightly and secured properly. Ensure that all fields and facilities are locked and secured at end of the day. Assist with the setup and break-down of sports facilities and programs. Qualifications Equivalent to completion of high school plus some college coursework and two (2) years of general clerical experience or recreation leader experience, preferably in municipal recreation, or any combination of training and experience which may provide the required knowledge, ability and skill. When assigned to Joslyn Center: Experience working with adults and seniors is preferred.
CITY OF EL SEGUNDO, CA El Segundo, CA, United States
Aug 15, 2021
Description This is a seasonal, part-time, hourly position working under the direction of the Aquatics Recreation Supervisor, Aquatics Recreation Coordinator and Senior Lifeguards. This recruitment process is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Only online applications will be accepted for this recruitment. The first review of applications will be completed on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 . Applications received after June 22, 2021 , may not be considered. Applicants appearing best qualified based upon a review of the application and responses to supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the testing process on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. The testing process will consist of a timed swim test, and interviews. Essential Job Functions ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS : The primary responsibility of the lifeguard is the safety and protection of pool patrons by preventing accidents, and when required, making rescues. The lifeguard must be alert and take action in enforcing safety rules and ordinances. In an emergency, the lifeguard must think quickly and clearly, in some cases taking personal risks and exerting considerable physical effort. The lifeguard is required to work day and evening hours including weekends. Duties include, but are not limited to: Assist and protect the life and well-being of each and every patron by implementing the latest safety procedures, policies, rules, regulations and ordinances set forth by both the American Red Cross and City of El Segundo; Survey a public swimming pool; Prevent patron accidents; Rescue swimmers in distress; Conduct beginning to advanced swim level courses; Enforce regulations and codes; Work and communicate effectively with children, the general public and other staff members; Promote a positive, friendly and energetic attitude; Follow oral and written instructions; and Performs other related duties, as assigned. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : Current American Red Cross certification in the following: First Aid, CPR & AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Training. Previous aquatic work experience, strong leadership skills and athletic background highly desirable. As a condition of employment, a lifeguard must attend all in-service trainings. Individuals in this classification are required to successfully pass a background check that complies with Public Resources Code section 5164, which mandates that a city that hires a person to work at a park, playground, recreational center or beach, in a position having supervisory or disciplinary authority over a minor, shall complete an application that inquires whether that individual has been convicted of specified criminal offenses. Supplemental Information WORKING CONDITIONS: The work is regularly performed indoors and outdoors in variable weather conditions. Must be able to work in an outdoor public pool environment. May be required to work a varied schedule, which may include days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Will be required to wear uniform while on duty. AGE : 15 years of age. MEDICAL : City medical exam required after successful completion of the swim test and interview. DOCUMENTS : All new city employees must show satisfactory proof of identity and a legal right to work in the United States. APPLICATION & EXAMINATION PROCEDURES Application: ONLY online applications will be accepted. Attach a copy of all certifications required. Failure to attach a copy of your certifications will result in the rejection of your application. You will NOT be allowed to continue in the examination process if you do not meet the minimum requirements and attach a copy of your certifications to the electronic application on or before the application closing date. The examination process for this recruitment will consist of the following: TESTING PROCESS : A screening of the applicant's training, background, and experience, oral interview, swim test and rescue technique skills test. As a condition of employment, candidates must pass a fingerprint check and provide proof of successfully passing a screening exam for tuberculosis. Only the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue to the oral interview. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The City of El Segundo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sex or sexual orientation. The City of El Segundo maintains and enforces a zero-tolerance policy relating to substance abuse and maintains a smoke-free workplace.
CITY OF EL SEGUNDO, CA El Segundo, CA, United States
Aug 15, 2021
Description This is a seasonal, part-time, hourly position working under the direction of the Aquatics Recreation Supervisor and Aquatics Recreation Coordinator. This position monitors and coordinates the work activities of Pool Lifeguards and instructs swim lessons as assigned. This recruitment process is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Only online applications will be accepted for this recruitment. The first review of applications will be completed on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 . Applications received after June 22, 2021 , may not be considered. Applicants appearing best qualified based upon a review of the application and responses to supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the testing process on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. The testing process will consist of a timed swim test, and interviews. Essential Job Functions ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS : Duties include, but are not limited to: Working and communicating effectively with children, the general public and other staff members; Promote a positive, friendly and energetic attitude; follow oral and written instructions; Have the ability to assist and protect the life and well-being of each and every patron by implementing the latest safety procedures, policies, rules, regulations and ordinances set forth by both the American Red Cross and City of El Segundo; Surveys a public swimming pool; prevents patron accidents; rescues swimmers in distress; Conducts beginning to advanced swim level courses; enforces regulations and codes; and performs related work; Assists with coordinating various aquatic activities. Perform pool maintenance and cleaning; Completes various forms and paperwork pertinent to the day-to-day operation of an aquatic facility. Performs minor facility clean up and maintenance; Performs pool chemistry check every two hours. Ensures that the pool, decks, and dressing rooms are safe, clean and orderly; Perform other related duties, ass assigned. Qualifications KNOWLEDGE OF: Teaching principles and practices, swimming instruction techniques and methods. Water safety practices, basic recordkeeping procedures and effective customer service techniques. QUALIFICATIONS : Current American Red Cross certification in the following: First Aid, CPR & AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Training. Minimum one year of recent, paid lifeguard experience or two summer seasons of experience as a lifeguard, which must include experience teaching organized swim lessons and experience working with the public. Strong leadership skills and athletic background highly desirable. American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor and Water Safety Instructor certifications preferred but not required. As a condition of employment, a lifeguard must attend all in-service trainings. Individuals in this classification are required to successfully pass a background check that complies with Public Resources Code section 5164, which mandates that a city that hires a person to work at a park, playground, recreational center or beach, in a position having supervisory or disciplinary authority over a minor, shall complete an application that inquires whether that individual has been convicted of specified criminal offenses. Supplemental Information WORKING CONDITIONS: The work is regularly performed indoors and outdoors in variable weather conditions. Must be able to work in an outdoor public pool environment. May be required to work a varied schedule, which may include days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Will be required to wear uniform while on duty. AGE : 15 years of age. MEDICAL : City medical exam required after successful completion of the swim test and interview. DOCUMENTS : All new city employees must show satisfactory proof of identity and a legal right to work in the United States . APPLICATION & EXAMINATION PROCEDURES Application: ONLY online applications will be accepted. Attach a copy of all certifications required. Failure to attach a copy of your certifications will result in the rejection of your application. You will NOT be allowed to continue in the examination process if you do not meet the minimum requirements and attach a copy of your certifications to the electronic application on or before the application closing date. The examination process for this recruitment will consist of the following: TESTING PROCESS : A screening of the applicant's training, background, and experience, oral interview, swim test and rescue technique skills test. As a condition of employment, candidates must pass a fingerprint check and provide proof of successfully passing a screening exam for tuberculosis. Only the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue to the oral interview. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The City of El Segundo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sex or sexual orientation. The City of El Segundo maintains and enforces a zero-tolerance policy relating to substance abuse and maintains a smoke-free workplace.
CITY OF EL SEGUNDO, CA El Segundo, CA, United States
Aug 15, 2021
Description This is a part-time, non-benefited, at-will position exempt from the classified service. Under close supervision, supervises and instructs aquatic activities at a community swimming pool; and performs related duties as required. This recruitment process is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Only online applications will be accepted for this recruitment. The first review of applications will be completed on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 . Applications received after June 22, 2021 , may not be considered. Applicants appearing best qualified based upon a review of the application and responses to supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the testing process on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. The testing process will consist of a timed swim test, and interviews. Essential Job Functions Under the supervision of the Aquatics Recreation Supervisor, Aquatics Recreation Coordinator and Senior Lifeguards, the Lifeguard/Swim Instructor is required to perform the following job duties: Teaches basic swim strokes and skills to students in group setting. Responsible for the safety of all class participants. Communicating effectively with children, the general public and other staff members. Promote a positive, friendly and energetic attitude. Follow oral and written instructions. Have the ability to assist and protect the life and well-being of each and every patron by implementing the latest safety procedures, policies, rules, regulations and ordinances set forth by both the American Red Cross and City of El Segundo. Surveys a public swimming pool. Prevents patron accidents. Rescues swimmers in distress. Conducts beginning to advanced swim level courses Enforces regulations and codes. The primary responsibility of the lifeguard is the safety and protection of pool patrons by preventing accidents, and when required, making rescues. The lifeguard must be alert and take action in enforcing safety rules and ordinances. In an emergency, the lifeguard must think quickly and clearly, in some cases taking personal risks and exerting considerable physical effort. The lifeguard is required to work day and evening hours including weekends. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Entry level. Previous aquatic work experience, strong leadership skills and athletic background highly desirable. As a condition of employment, a lifeguard must attend all in-service trainings. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Water Safety Instructor Certification (WSI), Current American Red Cross certification in the following: First Aid, CPR & AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Training. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Individuals in this classification are required to successfully pass a background check that complies with Public Resources Code section 5164, which mandates that a city that hires a person to work at a park, playground, recreational center or beach, in a position having supervisory or disciplinary authority over a minor, shall complete an application that inquires whether that individual has been convicted of specified criminal offenses. WORKING CONDITIONS: The work is regularly performed indoors and outdoors in variable weather conditions. Must be able to work in an outdoor public pool environment. May be required to work a varied schedule, which may include days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Will be required to wear uniform while on duty.
CITY OF EL SEGUNDO, CA El Segundo, CA, United States
Aug 15, 2021
Description ABOUT THE POLICE CADET PROGRAM: The Police Cadet position is aimed at individuals considering a career in law enforcement. Participants in the Cadet Program gain exposure to, and an understanding of, police work performed in a municipal police department. Police Cadets serve as non-sworn police auxiliary personnel and perform various clerical and beginning level technical support police work under general supervision as part of an intern/apprentice program. As the Police Cadet program is designed as a career preparation internship, concurrent enrollment in equivalent to a minimum of 12 semester units at a community college or university is required (Police Cadet applicants and employees are required to maintain a grade "C" average or higher). The Police Department is currently recruiting for part-time, non-benefited, at-will position exempt from the classified service. This position will work an average of 19 hours per week. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: This recruitment process is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Only online applications will be accepted for this recruitment. Applicants appearing best qualified based upon a review of the application, standards of the Police Cadet program, and responses to supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the testing process. Candidates selected following the interviews will move on to the background step of the selection process. All employment offers are conditional and based on candidate's successful completion of a criminal records check, polygraph exam, extensive personal background investigation, final interview with the Police Chief or designee, and a City paid medical evaluation (includes drug and alcohol screen). Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of duties and responsibilities is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: Copies and shreds documents; receives, sorts and distributes incoming and outgoing mail; files and retrieves documents and records; interacts with the public and provides factual information about Department procedures or services; prepares routine reports and forms; orders supplies as directed. Directs traffic and provides related assistance at traffic or accident scenes; identifies violations of parking laws and issues citations; tags abandoned vehicles for impound. Assists staff in performing day-to-day tasks; participates in and provides support to special projects and events. Cleans and/or washes police vehicles; performs minor maintenance at the police station, including changing light bulbs, emptying trash, etc. as directed. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Must have any combination of education or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma, some college coursework, and a demonstrated interest in a law enforcement career. Must be currently enrolled in a minimum of 12 college semester units. Incumbents must maintain a course load of at least 12 college semester units/quarter system equivalent, and maintain a grade "C" average or higher. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid California Class C Driver License Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics: Knowledge of basic office practices and related equipment operation. Skill understanding and following oral and written directions. Skill understanding and applying City and Department rules, regulations, policies, procedures and laws. Skill operating various types of office equipment. Skill maintaining records and preparing various forms and reports. Skill establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, other City employees and the public. Working Conditions: Work may be performed primarily in a field setting under a full range of environmental conditions and/or in a traditional office setting. Cadets may work with and/or in close proximity to chemicals, blood products, and various controlled substances. Irregular work assignments, and work on holidays/evenings may be required. Supplemental Information The City of El Segundo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
CITY OF EL SEGUNDO, CA El Segundo, CA, United States
Aug 12, 2021
Full Time
Description Earn competitive bonuses and premier benefits, while serving a friendly, family-oriented beach community. Come join the Exceptional Law Enforcement team in the City of El Segundo. NOTE: This opening is for Lateral Officers who are currently employed OR Police Academy Graduates ONLY. WHO WE ARE Located in a beautiful beach city of the Santa Monica Bay and three miles from the Los Angeles International Airport, the El Segundo Police Department serves a community that exhibits a safe place to live, work and visit. Our organization is dedicated to providing the highest level of professionalism and customer service through a community-oriented policing and problem solving philosophy. We take part in unparalleled partnership with our community to identify problems for the purposes of making long-term improvements in the safety and quality of life within our city. El Segundo is the home of the Los Angeles Air Force Base, the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Kings training facility, as well as one of Chevron's largest oil refineries. DESCRIPTION Under general supervision, performs law enforcement work in a community-oriented policing model through patrol, crime prevention, investigation, community partnership and special assignment detail. Essential Job Functions As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of duties and responsibilities is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: Duties vary based upon assignment and may include, but are not limited to, the following: Patrols an assigned area and responds to calls for service, searching for indicators of criminal activity, traffic and other law violations, and threats to life and property, which may include conducting traffic stops; issuing warnings or citations; checking vehicles and observing occupants of vehicles; making field contacts; conducting preliminary and follow up investigations; preparing required reports; providing emergency medical care as necessary; observing, monitoring, and directing traffic conditions; assisting and advising motorists; and enforcing laws Makes arrests as necessary; serves warrants; interviews victims, complainants, and witnesses; interrogates suspects; gathers and preserves evidence; receives, searches, and books prisoners; fingerprints and transports prisoners; testifies and presents evidence in court Attends briefings, training sessions, and professional development activities Conducts neighborhood crime prevention programs; prepares and presents special programs to community groups and school classes designed to increase community awareness of police department service programs; prepares and gives presentations to school conferences and assemblies; conducts basic research and prepares reports regarding crime prevention systems and procedures Communicates with members of the community to identify problems and needs of the area and make recommendations for improvements in safety and quality of life Performs follow-up investigations of economic, property, person, or narcotics related crimes; evaluates crime reports and reviews criminal history information; makes recommendations regarding case disposition; prepares, obtains, and serves warrants; prepares and presents cases to the District Attorney's Office Performs field training responsibilities including conducting on the job field training, providing mentoring and guidance, and supervising and evaluating trainees Performs administrative functions related to personnel and training such as hiring, background investigations coordinating training, and supervising and evaluating part-time, non-sworn staff Counsels victims, juveniles, and parents of juveniles; provides information and refers to other agencies for further assistance; maintains contact with local schools and the School Attendance Review Board Assists the public and answers questions; administers first aid and responds to calls for medical assistance; establishes and maintains good relationships with the general public May participate in or be assigned to special assignments, programs, or teams such as canine, detectives, field training officer, range staff, customs, SWAT, specialized interagency task force, hostage negotiation or court liaison Performs minor maintenance on assigned patrol vehicle, and other equipment Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience/Training: Currently employed peace officer in CA (for Laterals only) Academy Graduate (must be approved by El Segundo PD) Note: Out-of-State Applicants will be required to attend an ESPD - approved Police Academy. Once appointed, all officers are place in our 5-month field training program. Exceptions will be based upon determination of the department. Education: High School Diploma. California G.E.D accepted. Note:Upon appointment, candidates will qualify for 100% Tuition Reimbursement for BA/MA Degrees Graduation from a California P.O.S.T. approved Regular Basic Course (academy) at the time of appointment or successful completion of the P.O.S.T. Basic Course Waiver examination process is required. Acceptance of a waiver is at the discretion of the Chief of Police. Candidates may qualify and test for the position while currently enrolled in a P.O.S.T. approved academy, but eligible list placement is conditional and contingent upon successful academy graduation. Previous law enforcement experience is highly desirable. Special Requirements: Must be 21 years of age by the time of appointment. Must possess a valid California Class C driver license by the time of appointment. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible and has applied for United States citizenship. Must be fingerprinted for purposes of search of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal records. Must be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background investigation. Must be free of any felony convictions. Must be of proportional height to weight, be physically able to handle the rigorous duties of police work; possess normal hearing and color perception, minimum vision of 20/100 in each eye, correctable to 20/20. Prior to appointment, candidates must successfully complete a polygraph test, psychological and medical examination, and an extensive background investigation process. Smoking and/or the use of tobacco products on or off duty are prohibited as a condition of employment. Any visible tattoo(s), body art and/or body piercings are prohibited while performing department duties. Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics: Considerable knowledge of Federal, State and City laws, ordinances, and department regulations related to policing, e.g. laws of arrest, rules of evidence, etc. Knowledge of modern law enforcement, patrol, investigation, public relations, and report writing practices and procedures. Working knowledge of public relations techniques; interagency communication/assistance techniques and practices. Ability to learn, understand, and interpret laws and regulations, as well as departmental policy and procedures. Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively to determine the proper course of action; and cope with situations firmly, courteously and tactfully, and with respect for the rights of others. Ability to observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents, and places. Ability to prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports. Ability to properly use and care for firearms. Ability to obtain information through interview, interrogation, and observation. Knowledge of and ability to use computers, databases, and common software programs. Ability to make clear and concise radio transmissions. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff, supervisors, co-workers, other City employees, City officials, and the general public. Supplemental Information Moving Expense Reimbursement Lateral entry police officers, Academy graduates and entry level candidates relocating from locales outside Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties are eligible for reimbursement of moving expenses incurred at the time of hire--up to maximum of $5,000 as a result of the relocation for employment with the city. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The City of El Segundo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sex or sexual orientation. The City of El Segundo maintains and enforces a zero-tolerance policy relating to substance abuse and maintains a smoke-free workplace.
CITY OF EL SEGUNDO, CA El Segundo, CA, United States
Aug 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This recruitment process is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Only online applications will be accepted for this recruitment. The first review of applications will be completed on Friday , August 27 , 2021 at 4:00 p.m. . Applications received after August 27 , 2021 , may not be considered. Applicants appearing best qualified based upon a review of the application and responses to supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the testing process. THE COMMUNITY The City of El Segundo is ideally located on the Santa Monica Bay encompassing over five square miles, spanning from Los Angeles International Airport on the north, the City of Manhattan Beach on the south, the Pacific Ocean on the west and the unincorporated area of Del Aire and City of Hawthorne east of Aviation Boulevard. A small group of representatives from Standard Oil Company in the early 20th century was the impetus behind the founding of the City. El Segundo is Spanish for "the second" which was the name given to the community when then Standard Oil built its second California oil refinery here in 1911. Since its incorporation on January 18, 1917, the City has evolved from a working-class refinery town on the edge of Los Angeles to one of California's most dynamic and diversified economic engines. Today El Segundo is renowned for its quaint small-town atmosphere surrounded by a thriving business environment that caters to some of the nation's most prestigious corporations. The City's population is just under 17,000, which has enabled the community to preserve its small-town intimacy and charm. As a regional center for commerce, El Segundo's daytime working population exceeds 75,000 with additional visitors staying at the City's 15 hotels. A high concentration of Fortune 500 companies such as AT&T, Gilead (Kite Pharma), Mattel, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, and Raytheon as well as entertainment, media, medical, professional sports franchises, financial, and aerospace organizations such as the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Times, and Los Angeles Air Force Base call El Segundo home. Experiencing tremendous economic growth and evolution over the past several years, the City has recently welcomed many new types of diverse business including Top Golf, Space Force, L'Oréal Cosmetics, Belkin International, NantStudios, and Beyond Meat. Throughout the region, El Segundo is known for its pro-business attitude and was recognized by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation as the "Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County." THE ORGANIZATION El Segundo is a General Law city that operates under the Council-Manager Form of Government. The City is governed by a five-member City Council elected at large, on a non-partisan basis, to four-year overlapping terms. The position of Mayor is selected by Council Members and serves a two- year term. The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to serve as the organization's CEO. The City delivers a comprehensive range of municipal services through nine major departments (including police and fire) with approximately 362 full-time equivalent employees and a total budget of over $160 million. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will have experience in processing payroll transactions and perform complex calculations pertaining to employee earnings. He/she will possess strong problem-solving skills, pay high attention to detail, and effectively manage multiple priorities. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator; committed to continuous growth and improvement; and skilled at process improvement and time management with a proven record of bringing projects to completion. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and will display an innovative approach to problem solving. Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of duties and responsibilities is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinates and performs payroll accounting operational functions; evaluates accounting procedures and fiscal practices and recommends and assists in implementing new or revised payroll accounting systems, procedures and records; participates in developing computer programs for payroll accounting analyses. Prepares bi-weekly payroll warrants, payroll registers and reports; prepares magnetic media for storage of payroll records; prepares tax return and other reporting documentation related to payroll matters; compiles routine reports related to payroll activity; merges payroll records in Finance System; serves as the payroll/timekeeping liaison with department timekeepers, employees and management; prepares handbooks and manuals related to payroll procedures and conducts training related to payroll processing. Prepares detailed payroll accounting, statistical and narrative financial statements and reports requiring analysis and interpretation of source data; administers designated accounts and programs; performs account reconciliations and prepares related work sheets. Provides professional level staff support related to the administration of the City's employer-employee relations program, including duties requiring access to confidential information utilized in the development of management positions in the contract negotiations process. Provides professional level staff support related to the analysis of association proposals and costing of association economic items, employee related litigation, reductions in force, departmental reorganizations, wage garnishment judgments, and confidential medical information. Conducts and/or coordinates internal and external audits of payroll records; examines, analyzes and verifies documents to ensure adherence to established internal controls and accepted professional standards. Assists with required valuations, audits, reviews, and public records requests including but not limited to data collection and compilation. Responds to inquiries from City employees requiring a knowledge of City payroll processes and applicable State and federal laws; interprets and applies City policies, Memoranda of Understanding, Administrative Code, and other documents related to salary and benefits. Assists in budget preparation and interfaces with departments in preparing annual budget. Qualifications QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES A Bachelors degree with major coursework in accounting, business administration or a closely related field, and one (1) year of accounting-related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience processing payroll transactions and performing complex calculations pertaining to employee earnings is preferred. Knowledge of: - The principles and practices of payroll, accounting and auditing, including governmental accounting and budgeting. - Data processing applications related to accounting and budgeting procedures and practices. - Applicable State and federal laws related to payroll, compensation, and benefits. - General office procedures. Skills in: - Applying and adapting established accounting principles and procedures to City payroll accounting applications. - Interpreting and applying payroll accounting-related laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. - Performing professional level staff support related to the administration of the City's employer-employee relations program. - Analyzing data and drawing logical conclusions. - Preparing and maintaining accurate reports and records. - Using standard office computer programs, including spreadsheets. - Communicating effectively both orally and in writing. - Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, other City employees and the public, and in functioning effectively in a confidential work environment. Supplemental Information Application and Selection Process TO APPLY: Each applicant must submit a City of El Segundo Employment Application, responses to the Supplemental Qualifications Questionnaire ONLINE by the final filing date. Failure to submit the online Employment Application and responses to the Supplemental Qualifications Questionnaire will disqualify the candidate from further consideration. Please fill out the online Employment Application completely (including places of employment with complete addresses; i.e., number and street name, city and state, names of supervisors with telephone numbers, etc.). INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE SUBJECT TO REJECTION. Probationary Period: ALL EMPLOYEES MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE A 12-MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD IN ORDER TO ATTAIN PERMANENT STATUS WITH THE CITY OF EL SEGUNDO. The City of El Segundo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.