City of Huntington Beach

THE COMMUNITY

The City of Huntington Beach is located on the shore of the Pacific Ocean in northwestern Orange County, 40 miles south of Los Angeles and 90 miles north of San Diego. As the fourth largest city in Orange County, with a population near 200,000 residents, Huntington Beach is known as “Surf City USA” due to its abundance of beaches, sunny, warm Mediterranean climate and casual lifestyle. Huntington Beach covers 28 square miles of land, 26 square miles of water, and is the 24th largest city in California. With more than 8 miles of uninterrupted beach along the Pacific Ocean, the City also plays host to an annual visitor population of over 11 million people, especially during the summer, special events and weekends.

 

Huntington Beach has one of the largest pleasure piers in the world and has the longest concrete pier in the State. The City’s park system includes 58 public parks (with a dog park), riding stables and the largest city-owned and operated regional park in Orange County — Huntington Central Park. Also within the City’s boundaries are five recreation centers (including a senior center), three miles of equestrian trails, two golf courses, 72 tennis courts, a marina and a protected wildlife preserve. Running parallel to Pacific Coast Highway and just steps from the ocean is an eight-mile strand perfect for biking, inline skating, jogging or a leisurely stroll.

 The City is centrally located to all major attractions in Orange County including the Disney Resorts, the Orange County Performing Arts Center and Repertory Theater, and the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific. The City is home to the International Surfing Museum, the Surfing Walk of Fame, Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, Huntington Harbour and the Huntington Beach Art Center. Huntington Beach draws some of the largest crowds in the world to such professional sporting events as the U.S. Open of Surfing, Van’s World Championship of Skateboarding and AVP Pro Beach Volleyball.

 There are 35 elementary schools, five public high schools and one community college (Golden West College) located within Huntington Beach. The City has a world-class library located within the 365-acre Central Park as well as four additional branch libraries. In addition, Orange Coast College; the University of California, Irvine; and California State Universities at Long Beach and Fullerton are located in close proximity.

 There are over 117,000 households within a five-mile radius of the Huntington Beach Civic Center. The average family household income is $122,851, ranking one of the highest in the nation based on the top 100 largest cities in the country.

 

THE CITY GOVERNMENT

Founded in the late 1880s, Huntington Beach was incorporated as a Charter City in 1909. Huntington Beach has a City Council/ City Manager form of government. The City Council has seven members who are elected at large, on a non-partisan basis, to four-year overlapping terms. City Council members are limited to two consecutive 4-year terms. There are three elected department heads - the City Attorney, City Clerk and City Treasurer. The position of Mayor is filled on a rotating basis.

 The City of Huntington Beach is organized into 13 major departments including City Treasurer, City Clerk, City Attorney, City Manager, Community Development, Community Services, Finance, Fire, Human Resources, Information Services, Library Services, Police, and Public Works.

 The City has approximately 1,600 full and part-time employees and a total budget of approximately $345 Million

 

 

 

25 job(s) at City of Huntington Beach

City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
This position will be assigned to the Police Department. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, or other related field, and at least five years of experience in performing a well-rounded combination of public relations responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to: drafting and issuing press releases and public notices, responding to media inquiries, hosting press conferences and community events, developing and maintaining critical relationships on behalf of the Department, graphic design and video creation, managing multiple social media platforms, and, website creation and management. The candidate must be comfortable speaking in front of large crowds and cameras. DUTIES SUMMARY Under administrative direction, oversees and manages programs and activities of the public information function within the City Manager's Office or the Police Department; coordinates media and community relations activities to ensure publicity and outreach for City or Safety programs, services and events. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Community Relations Officer works independently under the general direction of the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Police Lieutenant or Police Captain, depending on assignment. Examples of Essential Duties Develops, implements, and coordinates a comprehensive communications program for the City or Police Department; identifies appropriate messages and communications tools for targeted audiences; employs evaluation measures to assess impact Integrates the City's vision, mission, strategic goals and key issues into educational, informational and marketing communications aimed at the general public and employees Researches, composes, edits and issues press releases, news articles, feature stories and public service announcements for print, radio, cable television, and electronic media. Interfaces with the media and organizes/conducts press briefings Responds to inquiries from the media, City officials, community groups, businesses, the general public, and employees Coordinates and participates in presentations to City visitors and community members; coordinates, schedules and may lead public tours of City facilities Provides briefings to the City Council and the City Manager concerning public information program activities and events within the City Oversees staff and manages projects of the City's public access cable channel Assists with the development of the budget for public information activities; authorizes expenditures and approves invoices Oversees the database of public relations contacts and distribution of media materials The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: - Principles and practices of public information and media and community relations in a municipal government environment - Federal, State and local laws, rules, and regulations governing the disclosure of information by a public agency - Principles and practices of research, journalism, graphic design, print media layout and broadcast media production - Interview techniques, communications media services and resources - Strategies of external and internal marketing, public relations, public information, community outreach, community partnerships and media relations - Corporate advertising, including electronic, print, outdoor and direct mail research techniques and methods; Ability to: - Develop and implement comprehensive public information programs utilizing various forms of media - Gather, assess, and summarize information for public distribution - Effectively utilize current and trending social media tools and applications - Prepare comprehensive reports, correspondence, press releases, speeches, information and promotion packages and news articles - Manage a variety of complex and challenging projects simultaneously to completion - Exercise judgment, initiative, decisiveness, and creativity necessary in situations involving the direction, control and planning of multiple programs, and in critical or unexpected situations involving considerable risk or loss to the City - Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Communicate and interact effectively both verbally and in writing with elected officials, the public, and staff - Operate a variety of office equipment including computers and associated word processing applications Education: Bachelor's Degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or a related field; master's degree preferred. Experience: Five (5) years' increasingly responsible public information, public affairs, or media relations experience, including three years experience performing public relations for a municipal agency or other public sector organization. Prior experience working in a Police Department desired, if assigned to Police. Certifications/License: A valid California Class C driver's license with an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications must be received on-line by the closing date and time. Late applications will not be accepted. Applicants must clearly demonstrate meeting minimum education and experience qualifications and other supplemental question requirements by demonstrating proof or submitting the supporting information/documents or they may be subject to exclusion from further consideration. Applicants best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to participate in the examination process which may include a written exam, video presentation and/or oral exam. The combined exam score will determine the ranking on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation, psychological exam and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors. The incumbent sits for prolonged periods of time; standing and walking to retrieve work files or to other departments or office locations; leaning, bending and stooping to perform work behind a desk or to retrieve information; pushing, turning or twisting to move chair or body from desk; reaching to place or retrieve files or open file drawers or cabinets; light grasping to hold a writing instrument or documents; firm grasping as needed to lift and carry work files or operate office equipment; finger dexterity to type on a computer keyboard; and, hearing and speaking to answer the telephone or answer questions of co-workers and subordinates. Work is performed in a general office environment. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS - Civilian Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not visibly display markings on the following body parts/areas: Head, neck, ears, mouth, scalp, face, hands (exception: wedding band tattoo on ring finger) Markings detrimental to good order are prohibited from visibility. Inappropriate markings are not permitted to be visible including but not limited to, imagery depicting racial, sexual, discriminatory, gang related, violence, obscene language or any offensive, demeaning to persons of ordinary sensibilities or considered racist or sexist. Markings are prohibited from being displayed during the following: court testimony, depositions, school presentations, formal community meetings, funerals This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 14, 2022
Full Time
Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Community Services & Recreation Specialist - Specific & Beach Events with the Community & Library Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking an individual who has an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognizes that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. Does the idea of thinking outside of the box, taking calculated risks and creating new experiences for the community intrigue you? Do you thrive in team-oriented environments? Are you ready to dive in, learn quickly and inject yourself as a leader into programming and beyond? If you answered YES to these questions, then we encourage you to "ride the wave" and apply for the Community Services & Recreation Specialist opportunity in Huntington Beach! We are currently seeking qualified candidates in the areas of Specific and Beach Events ! Examples of Essential Duties Under general supervision of the Community Services Recreation Supervisor or Manager, the Community Services & Recreation Specialist plans, organizes, oversees and implements a variety of community services programs, events, facility rentals and activities; assists in developing, scheduling and administering community services special events; and responds to inquiries from the public regarding programs and facilities. The current assignment with Specific & Beach Events will facilitate the permitting process for a variety of special beach events, coordinate with event promoters and various city departments for the execution of large-scale non city-sponsored specific events, and assist personnel with day-of program or event production including site set-up and break down. View a full list of essential duties here. Minimum Qualifications Education: Two (2) years' (60 semester units or 90 quarter units) college-level coursework in recreation administration, physical education, kinesiology, human services or other directly related field. Associate's degree (from an accredited college) is preferred. Experience: Two (2) years' increasingly responsible recreation or community services experience, preferably in a municipal government environment. Licenses/Certifications: Possession of a valid Class C California driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and throughout course of employment. Incumbents must complete Advanced First Aid and CPR training within first six months of hire. View the complete job description here. Supplemental Information APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Application Review Examination(s) - An oral exam (weighted 100%) is tentatively scheduled for February 15, 2022 . Selection Interview Background Investigation Appointment
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 14, 2022
Full Time
The City of Huntington Beach is located in northwestern Orange County, 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 90 miles northwest of San Diego. With a population of about 202,265 residents, Huntington Beach is the fourth largest city in Orange County and the 24th largest city in California. Known as "Surf City," Huntington Beach features nearly 8.5 miles of spectacular beaches and one of the largest recreational piers in the world. The City is home to a thriving beach community and is consistently named as one of the top ten beaches in California. The City hosts an annual visitor population of over 11 million people, featuring numerous large-scale special events, surf competitions, and festivals. Even with its swell of summer visitors, Huntington Beach has been listed for decades as among the FBI's safest cities in the nation. In 2021, WalletHub ranked Huntington Beach as the best-run city in California. The City is supported by nearly 1,500 employees and has a General Fund budget of $227.9 million (total budget $424 million). While Huntington Beach is no stranger to front-page news, it's really what's happening behind the scenes that makes the City a fantastic place to live, work, and visit. Huntington Beach has emerged as a regional leader in the development of innovative services, like the City's Project HOPE mobile crisis response program, increasing beach access by rolling out ADA accessible Mobi-Mats, and standing up a homeless navigation center. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Council Policy Analyst with the City Manager's Office. First and foremost, the City is seeking an individual who has an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognizes that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. City Manager's Office The City Manager's Office provides professional leadership in the management of the City and is responsible for the coordination of all municipal programs and the executive supervision of all City departments and agencies. Working in a collaborative environment with a team-based approach, the City Manager implements the vision of the City Council. The City Manager assists the members of the City Council in formulating policies and responds to City Council issues and concerns, either directly or through various City staff members, to recommend options and potential solutions. In addition to managing the administrative functions of the City, the City Manager ensures the effective coordination and implementation of public policies, programs, and initiatives by utilizing the talents of ten City departments. The City Manager's Office consists of Administration, Public Information, and City Council Support. The Position The Council Policy Analyst is a new position where the selected candidate will have the ability to work with City leadership to shape policies that will have lasting, positive impacts within our community. This position will be at the forefront of difficult issues that the City Council is facing, providing well-researched, succinct information to help guide decision-makers. The ideal candidate will have a drive to dig into policy details, keep abreast of local, State, and Federal news, tackle constituent concerns, and juggle multiple high-profile and behind-the-scenes projects at once with little direction. The ability to work successfully with elected officials, City leadership, residents, and business owners will be key in this role, both in written and oral communication. Examples of Essential Duties Manages projects and tracks priorities, goals and progress set by the City Council Analyzes and reviews current and proposed Council policy and legislation as assigned by the City Manager Briefs and prepares Councilmembers for Council meetings, press events, and community meetings; prepares talking points for Councilmembers and attends meetings or events Responds to a variety of citizen inquiries or complaints and coordinates with Councilmembers and City staff to respond in a consistent and timely manner Provides communication support such as drafting correspondence, memoranda or reports for routine to complex matters related to neighborhood or community concerns, pending issues before the City Council; state or federal legislation; or other matters Please click here to review the full job description. Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, political science, other related field. Master's degree in public administration or related field is desirable. Experience: Four (4) years' professional-level management analyst experience within a municipality (preferred) or other public sector agency. License/Certificates: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment and throughout employment. Supplemental Information APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Application Review - Please attach a cover letter and an updated resume, to your online application. Examination(s) - An oral exam (weighted 100%) is tentatively scheduled for February 16, 2022 . Selection Interview - tentatively scheduled for the week of February 21, 2022. Background Investigation Appointment
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 14, 2022
Full Time
Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Librarian with the Community and Library Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking an individual who has an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognizes that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. The current vacancy is in Technical Services . The Ideal Candidate will have experience working with library technology, such as integrated library systems, electronic databases, desktop applications, and website maintenance. This position will be responsible for original and copy cataloging and bibliographic integrity of the catalog. The Library is looking for someone who is detail-oriented, adaptable, collaborative, an independent learner, a highly effective communicator, and dedicated to providing the highest levels of library service. Examples of Essential Duties The Librarian plans, conducts, and participates in various library functions, such as reference, adult and children services, and circulation. View the full list of essential duties here . Minimum Qualifications Education: American Library Association-accredited Master's Degree in Library and Information Science. Experience: One year progressively responsible experience in a public library setting. Certifications/License: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record at time of hire and throughout employment. View the detailed job description here. Supplemental Information Application and Selection Process: Application Review Examination(s) - An oral exam (weighted 100%) is tentatively scheduled for February 8, 2022 Selection Interview Background Investigation Appointment
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 12, 2022
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent Position. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Department Services Aide within the following areas of the Finance Department: Municipal Services, Cashiering, Business License, and Concierge/Call Center. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. This position will assist with customer service in a variety of duties and requires extensive public contact and payment processing in a high-paced telephone queue and front counter setting. The ideal candidate possesses effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a busy office environment where attention to detail is important, and excellent customer service skills. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Examples of Essential Duties The Department Services Aide duties may include the following: assistance to residents and business owners, processing of account openings and closings, answering a variety of questions through the phone queue and counter, and processing of payments. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of works performed within this job assignment. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of : Business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; basic math principles; effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Ability to : Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research; compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports and correspondence; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service. Education & Experience : A High School diploma or an equivalent, and at least three (3) years of related skilled experience. General office, public contact, and/or government-related experience highly desirable. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 07, 2022
Temporary
CURRENT VACANCY : The Fire Department and Central Net Training Center is seeking a part-time employee to assist with the day-to-day operations of the Central Net Training Center. The employee will be tasked with various duties, including administrative, clerical, record keeping and fire training research. The IDEAL CANDIDATE has familiarity with computers, MS Office ( Word, Excel and PowerPoint ), HTML, operating systems, such as Windows 10, and possesses effective communication and cooperative interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a busy office, outdoor and indoor environment where attention to detail is important, excellent customer service skills, and is available to work an average of 10-20 hours per week. This recruitment will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received, but will close no sooner than 1/26/22 . This is a Non-Permanent, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory, which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Assists fire department training officers and department staff members with a variety of support duties, as assigned; performs research to support fire department training and expansion of services; maintains documentation relating to fire and emergency medical services training; maintains invoices, records, and other general administrative duties; works with vendors and contractors for facility needs; and performs related duties as assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of works performed within this job assignment. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: Modern office practices; computer operating systems/software; basic website development; business English and report preparation; spelling and grammar; principles and procedures of filing and record keeping; basic mechanical aptitude and maintenance. Ability to: Utilize general office equipment, such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research; research, compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely; perform maintenance as directed; work effectively with training officers from the Central Net cities and agencies that rent the Central Net facilities in meeting the objectives of the training facility. Education and Experience: Equivalent to a high school diploma and three years' directly related experience performing similar clerical duties in an office environment. Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred. General office, public contact, and/or government-related experience is highly desirable. License: Must possess a valid California Driver's License and an acceptable driving record by time of appointment. Employees regularly assigned are required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work and shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice Program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting, must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Based on candidate pool, only the applicants best meeting the department's needs will be invited to interview. The hiring department will contact applicants if further screening is desired. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL TASKS & ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Work may involve detailed concentration for long periods of time in a modified office environment and exposure to the elements in an outdoor environment occasionally. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 05, 2022
Full Time
Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Senior Trial Counsel with the City Attorney's Office. First and foremost, the City is seeking an individual who has an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognizes that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. Note: Salary range updated to reflect MOU negotiated increases. Examples of Essential Duties Under the direction of the City Attorney, the Senior Trial Counsel leads the City's trial and litigation efforts in all civil lawsuits, either for prosecution of or in the defense, on behalf of the City of Huntington Beach; and works with other attorneys who are litigating cases on behalf of the City. View a detailed list of essential duties here. Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association with a Juris Doctorate degree. Experience: Minimum of five (5) years increasingly responsible experience in the litigation and trying of cases in the State of California with a minimum of taking lead role in five (5) jury and three (3) bench trials to verdict in Superior Court. Admission to practice in the State and Federal jurisdictional courts. License/Certification: Active membership in the State Bar of California. Possession of a valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record by time of appointment and throughout period of employment required. View the full job description here. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Application Review - Please attach an updated resume AND a writing sample to your online application. Examination(s) - An oral exam (weighted 100%) is tentatively scheduled for February 10, 2022 . Selection Interview Background Investigation Appointment Supplemental Information View here.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
This posting is for applicants who already possess a Peace Officer Standards and Training ( POST) Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate AND are currently working (or have worked in the last 24 months) as a public safety dispatcher in a California law enforcement agency, having completed two (2) years of employment . DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed within this job classification. City Council/Administration at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of : During probation the following knowledge must be acquired: codes, practices and procedures used to transmit information to units in the field and locations of streets and buildings. Ability to : Ability to understand complex instructions which are presented orally or in writing; read street maps and quickly find locations; quickly evaluate an emergency situation and develop logical working solutions; keep up with fast pace of incoming calls and transmitted information; successfully perform multi-tasking duties; speak clearly and confidently; gain cooperation and cooperate with others; apply procedures for handling unique problems; exercise good judgment with memory for details; recognize and keep information confidential; be reliable and dependable; read, comprehend, interpret and utilize instructions, manuals and other materials applicable to this area; work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays; provide quality customer service. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate (issued by the State of California, Department of Justice). A copy of the certificate must be turned in at your oral exam. ( Please Note: This is not the 120-hour Basic Public Safety Dispatch Course Certificate) Experience : Must be currently working, or have worked in the last 24 months , as a public safety dispatcher in a California law enforcement agency AND have completed two (2) years of employment, including successful completion of the probationary period. Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. Must type 40 words per minute (net) . A typing certificate, as described below, must be turned in at or before the oral exam. You may submit a copy of your typing certificate to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. A copy of your POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate (issued by the State of California, Department of Justice) must be turned in at the oral exam. Certificates of Completion issued by a Dispatcher Academy is unacceptable. A typing certificate must be turned in at or before the oral exam. Specific instructions regarding acceptable certificates are listed below. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training. Not all candidates meeting the minimum requirements will necessarily be invited to the next phase which includes an oral exam (weighted 100%). Candidates successfully completing the oral exam will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. TYPING CERTIFICATIONS : 1. Candidates must provide proof of required typing skill of 40 wpm net (gross minus number of errors). We will accept typing certificates issued within the last 12 months, from an employment or other public agency. 2. Certificates must be on official letterhead from the agency and must include a phone number and name of contact person in order to verify information. 3. Typing tests may also be taken at the locations listed below. Please call for appointments and costs. HUNTINGTON BEACH ADULT SCHOOL 17231 Gothard Street Huntington Beach, CA 92647 714-842-4227 FOCUS EMPLOYMENT INC. 2400 E. Katella Ave. Ste. 800 Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 848-6129 4. Alternatively, candidates may request to take a typing test on site on the day of their oral exam. Appointments shall be made in advance by sending an email request to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org. Supplemental Information See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession may be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with some exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at the time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
This is a continuous recruitment. We will continue to accept applications until the hiring department determines enough qualified applications have been received. However, we will begin the testing process when 100 applications have been received and will continue periodic testing after that as sufficient numbers of applications are received. DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed within this job classification. City Council/Administration at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of : During probation the following knowledge must be acquired: codes, practices and procedures used to transmit information to units in the field and locations of streets and buildings. Ability to : Ability to understand complex instructions which are presented orally or in writing; read street maps and quickly find locations; quickly evaluate an emergency situation and develop logical working solutions; keep up with fast pace of incoming calls and transmitted information; successfully perform multi-tasking duties; speak clearly and confidently; gain cooperation and cooperate with others; apply procedures for handling unique problems; exercise good judgment with memory for details; recognize and keep information confidential; be reliable and dependable; read, comprehend, interpret and utilize instructions, manuals and other materials applicable to this area; work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays; provide quality customer service. Education: High School Degree or equivalent. Experience : Type 40 words per minute Other: Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Testing will begin after 100 applications have been received. Applicants best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to participate in the examination process. The testing will consist of the following CRITICALL - Qualified candidates will be required to participate in the on-line Criticall examination. This includes testing skills required to be successful in the position. It will also include a typing test. The minimum net typing speed is 40 WPM. Those meeting the minimum scores on this exam will be invited to take the written exam. WRITTEN EXAM - The Written Exam is the POST Entry Level Dispatcher Test Battery. A passing T-Score of 55 is required. T-SCORE TRANSFERS - The written exam may be waived if you have achieved a minimum T-Score of 55 on a POST approved Dispatchers Entry Level examination taken no more than six (6) months from the date of our scheduled written exam. Note: You may not retake this exam if already taken within 30 days of the date of our scheduled exam. If you are invited to the written exam phase of the process and would like to transfer your T-Score from another agency, please forward a copy of the T-score letter from the agency where the exam was taken to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org. ORAL EXAM - The oral exam, weighted 100% of the total score, will determine the ranking on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc.Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation, psychological exam and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results.Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS - Civilian Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession may be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with some exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
HBPD IS LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED EXPERIENCED POLICE OFFICERS. THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS AND FUTURE TESTING DATES WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE. The Huntington Beach Police Department is committed to community-based policing. We train all our employees to build trusted relationships within our community. These relationships produce collaborative problem solving within our community while de-emphasizing the paramilitary aspects of law enforcement. Perform police duties in an assigned division; uniform, investigation, special services or administrative services. POLICE OFFICER (Experience/Lateral) - Lateral officers CURRENTLY working in an agency covered by CalPERS, who are determined by CalPERS to be CLASSIC members, would receive the benefit rate of 3%@50. Please see additional information by clicking on the "Benefits" tab. Note: This class specification is currently under review for updates as required by CA Government Code Section 1031. Examples of Essential Duties Generally, a police officer's first assignment is to the uniform division. After a sufficient period of patrol duty, the police officer becomes eligible for police assignments in traffic, the detective bureau, special services and administrative services division. Patrols an assigned area of the City by car, motorcycle, or helicopter and investigates suspicious conditions; responds to emergency calls and provides emergency assistance; conducts preliminary and/or follow-up investigations of disturbances, complaints, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, deaths, suicides, etc. and gathers and preserves evidence; prepares evidence, reports, diagrams and records for files and/or presentation in court and sets up and maintains case files; maintains a daily log including documentation of responses to emergency calls; issues warnings and citations and apprehends criminals; directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at fires, parades, funerals, and other emergencies or congested situations; searches for stolen property and missing persons; transports prisoners; serves warrants and subpoenas, and testifies in court; performs desk officer duties providing information and direction over the phone and in person; analyzes various bureau activities and reports on the efficiency of existing programs and system; compiles statistics; trains police recruits and other sworn personnel; performs other related duties. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Public safety laws and rules; proper search and seizure and arrest procedures. Ability to: Apply public safety laws and rules to daily situations; analyze problems and to rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stress situations. Education: Requires completion of twelfth grade or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills. Specific courses are required for advancement within the department. Experience: Requires one (1) year of sworn police officer experience AND successful completion of the probationary period. Out-of-state candidates must have completed Step 2 of the California POST Basic Waiver program prior to applying. Documentation of acceptance into the waiver program is required and must be attached. Contact POST at www.post.ca.gov for further information. License: Valid California driver's license or ability to obtain one prior to date of hire. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official online application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training. Candidates best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to the physical agility test. This test consists of four timed components: Dummy Pull - 165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Agility Wall - 1 successful climb in 30 seconds 1.5 Mile Run - In 13 minutes or less Successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview, tentatively scheduled for later that same day or the following day.Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner.Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc.Upon a conditional offer of employment, a psychological examination and a pre-placement medical evaluation/drug screening must be completed with acceptable results.Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE: Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Supplemental Information COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession may be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with some exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not visibly display markings on the following body parts/areas: Head, neck, ears, mouth, scalp, face, hands (exception: wedding band tattoo on ring finger) Markings detrimental to good order are prohibited from visibility. Inappropriate markings are not permitted to be visible including but not limited to, imagery depicting racial, sexual, discriminatory, gang related, violence, obscene language or any offensive, demeaning to persons of ordinary sensibilities or considered racist or sexist. Markings are prohibited from being displayed during the following: court testimony, depositions, school presentations, formal community meetings, funerals This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
***WRITTEN EXAM IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 10, 2022*** THIS IS A CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS UNTIL THE HIRING DEPARTMENT DETERMINES ENOUGH QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. THIS RECRUITMENT IS ALSO OPEN TO THOSE CANDIDATES CURRENTLY ATTENDING A POST APPROVED FULL-TIME POLICE ACADEMY The Huntington Beach Police Department is committed to community-based policing. We train all our employees to build trusted relationships within our community. These relationships produce collaborative problem solving within our community while de-emphasizing the paramilitary aspects of law enforcement. The ideal candidate will be at least 21 years of age by the end of the academy, will have good school/work history and have law enforcement experience such as Police Cadet, Explorer or experience performing other law enforcement related duties. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an entry level or trainee class where incumbents will be presented with a wide variety of training experiences while attending a state-mandated basic peace officer training as required by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). After meeting all department, state-mandated and academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, the incumbent will be reclassified to the class of Police Officer. Note: This class specification is currently under review for updates as required by CA Government Code Section 1031. Examples of Essential Duties Attends a basic POST-certified academy, the curriculum of which is mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and/or the local Police Academy Advisory Committee. This training consists of an entire overview of the criminal justice system, which includes, but may not be limited to, various laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques, first aid and lifetime physical fitness. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Ability to: Observe and learn such things as laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques and first aid; analyze problems and rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stressful situations; undergo strenuous physical conditioning, meeting or exceeding required standards of performance; read and interpret highly complex written materials: laws, statutes, manuals, etc.; clearly and concisely present ideas orally and in writing. Education: Requires high school graduation or GED Certificate. Background Investigation: Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation. License: Valid California driver's license. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications will be reviewed and those best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to the next step in the selection process. Invited candidates will be required to attend a Mandator y Orientation/test session tentatively scheduled for the week of January 10, 2022. *This requirement will be waived for applicants currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy* The orientation/test session will consist of the following: An overview of the Huntington Beach Police Department The Testing Process The Background Process The Academy The FTO Program Written Exam Those attaining a passing score on the written exam will be invited to the Physical Agility Exam (pass/fail). PT/casual attire is recommended. *This requirement will be waived for applicants currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy* The PA exam consists of the following (not necessarily in this order): 1.5 Mile Run Push-ups Sit-ups Dummy Drag 440 Yard Run 99 Yard Obstacle Course At the successful conclusion of the Physical Agility Exam, candidates will be invited to an Oral Interview (weighted 100%). Candidates currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy will only be required to participate in an Oral Interview (weighted 100%). Candidates successful at passing every testing component will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner.Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer/neighborhood checks, DOJ/FBI/Military checks, etc.,Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, candidates must undergo a pre-placement drug screen, psychological evaluation and medical examination. In addition, all applicants in the background process will be encouraged to participate in a physical fitness training program in order to ensure success in the police academy. Upon hire, employees are subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE: OUR PRIMARY MEANS OF COMMUNICATION WITH APPLICANTS/CANDIDATES IS VIA E-MAIL; THEREFORE, PLEASE INCLUDE A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS ON YOUR APPLICATION. Supplemental Information SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not visibly display markings on the following body parts/areas: Head, neck, ears, mouth, scalp, face, hands (exception: wedding band tattoo on ring finger) Markings detrimental to good order are prohibited from visibility. Inappropriate markings are not permitted to be visible including but not limited to, imagery depicting racial, sexual, discriminatory, gang related, violence, obscene language or any offensive, demeaning to persons of ordinary sensibilities or considered racist or sexist. Markings are prohibited from being displayed during the following: court testimony, depositions, school presentations, formal community meetings, funerals This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 31, 2021
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors with the Community and Library Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic individuals who have a desire to conduct swimming lessons, diving and lifesaving classes; provide lifeguarding duties and patrols pool decks and assists pool manager/aquatics supervisor in the total safety of pool operation and other related work. Please Note : Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed . Ideal candidates must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people. Hours worked per week may vary. The City of Huntington Beach offers a c omplete American Red Cross Swim Program . Our program is designed to meet a variety of swimming needs. Whether it is learning new swimming techniques, or recreational enjoyment of the water, we have something for everybody. The swim courses follow the American Red Cross standards. Year-round classes are offered to participants age six months through adult and teach skills from water adjustment through lifeguarding techniques. Our swim instructors are certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and lifeguards . Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Under supervision, provides program information, customer service, may collect money or donations, and perform a variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks including but not limited to the following: Conduct swimming lessons, diving and lifesaving classes; provides lifeguarding duties, patrols pool decks, and assists pool manager/aquatics supervisor in the total safety of pool operation and other related work. Minimum Qualifications The qualifications vary depending on the position. Please see the "Supplemental Questions" for details. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant volunteer or leadership experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 31, 2021
Temporary
This is a Non-Permanent position. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Maintenance Worker with the Public Works Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. This position assists in the performance of general maintenance in support of the Streets, Facilities and Beach maintenance, Parks, Trees and Landscape operations, as well as Water Utilities operations. The position works under the direct supervision of a full-time, permanent City employee working as part of a crew. Based on years of experience in related field, department has the discretion to determine hiring level at Entry, Journey, or Experienced level. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 to June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory and requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Depending on the assignment area, typical duties may include: operating stationary and portable small tools; operating hand and power driven tools; setting up and/or cleaning up for various operations or projects; assisting full-time staff in removing obstacles, debris and litter; loading and unloading trucks; lifting and carrying items weighing up 100 lbs; following directions carefully; working diligently within safety parameters; performs other related duties as assigned. In addition to, when assigned to Water: Performs pick and shovel work on a variety of surfaces that may include, but not limited to; asphalt, concrete, unpaved streets, sidewalks and parkways. Loads and unloads supplies and materials that may include, but not limited to ; stone, gravel, dirt, asphalt, timber, pipe, debris, construction materials, tools and equipment. Dig trenches and backfills ditches and trenches; lifts, moves and carries heavy objects weighing up to 100 pounds. May operate small power equipment and drive small trucks. Duties may also include; assist in laying pipe; assist in installing water services, sewer main/laterals and cleaning sewer laterals. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Ability to: Read and listen to and follow instructions; learn construction zone traffic control and site safety procedures applicable to related maintenance repair work; use hand tools; carry out work assignments as instructed; communicate effectively orally; establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work flexible hours which may include evenings, weekends and holidays; and perform physical labor in an unrestricted fashion. Possession of: a valid CA Driver License and provide evidence of and maintain an acceptable driving record during the course of employment. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Supplemental Information Sit to operate motorized vehicle; stand to perform tasks or operate tools and equipment; walk to carry or operate tools and equipment; reach below and above shoulder level, turn, twist, lean, bend, stoop, crouch and squat to perform physical tasks, climb short distances; climb ladders; carry, push, pull and drag weight up to 100 pounds a distance of approximately 35 feet from a staging point to a work area (fertilizer bags 80 pounds, concrete bags 90 pounds, and asphalt bags 100 pounds), lift to waist height and dump heavy trash bags from stationary cans; light and firm grasping, including finger dexterity to hold and operate hand tools; foot manipulation to drive vehicle using accelerator pedal or brake pedal; and, speak to answer basic questions from the public or ask questions of the supervisor. Work is primarily performed outdoors with exposure to direct sunlight, rain, humidity, dust, and noisy equipment. Odors from fertilizers, trash, and asphalt are part of the environment. Must possess unrestricted physical ability to perform tasks and duties outlined above.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 31, 2021
Temporary
This is a Non-Permanent, Part-Time position. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Parking Attendant with the Community and Library Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. The positions are assigned to the City's beach parking operation and downtown parking facility. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Under supervision, performs a variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks in the beach parking facility, such as: Receives monies from patrons and provides change when necessary. Maintains accurate account of revenue collected within the parking facility. Maintains records of all autos entering the facility. Answers questions from the public and performs some light maintenance. Minimum Qualifications ABILITIES: Perform basic mathematical calculations with accuracy. Follow written and oral directions. Work cooperatively and effectively with the public. Operate cashiering equipment. Provide quality customer service. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: At least 18 years of age or older. Some high school and previous cash handling experience or related cash handling training. Must be available to work weekends, holidays, late nights and various weekly shifts . LICENSE: Must have a valid CA Driver's License at time of appointment. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be reviewed and those applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a written math test (scored on a pass/fail basis). Those passing the written test will be invited to a hiring interview from which appointments may be made. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may also be conducted.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 31, 2021
Temporary
This is a continuous recruitment. We will continue to accept applications until the hiring department determines enough qualified applications have been received. However, we will begin the testing process when a sufficient number of applications have been received and will continue periodic testing after that and per the needs of the Department. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Police Cadet with the Police Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. The Huntington Beach Police Department Cadet program introduces young men and women, ages 18 to 25, to the field of law enforcement. This is a part-time job in which the cadet must be enrolled as a full-time student in high school or college at the time of appointment. Work hours are assigned around the student's class schedule. The Cadet program is designed to develop the skills and abilities of young individuals who wish to one day pursue a career in law enforcement. Cadets are provided with the opportunity to work a variety of assignments throughout the Police Department, including, but not limited to, the Front Desk, Sub-stations, Training Unit and Communications. Successful candidates, after one-year of employment, are encouraged to apply for the testing process to potential appointment to Police Recruit. Police Recruits are full-time, regular status employees (salary plus benefits package) and attend a local Police Academy. This is Part Time, Non Permanent position Part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system; however, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Examples of Essential Duties Cadets are provided with the opportunity to work a variety of assignments throughout the Police Department, including, but not limited to, the Front Desk, Jail, Sub-stations, Training Unit and Communications. THE DEPARTMENT: The City of Huntington Beach Police Department operates under a community policing philosophy with approximately 220 sworn and 115 civilian positions. It provides its officers opportunities to gain exposure in a wide variety of municipal police activities (e.g., helicopter, K-9, DEA Task Force, Vice, Narcotics, beach detail, and downtown foot beat). It is proud to have its own Crime Lab, and was the first City in the nation to operate a fully computerized Communications Command and Control Center. Minimum Qualifications At time of appointment, applicants must be at least 18 years to 23 years of age (although you may remain in the program up to 25 years of age). Currently enrolled in high school or college and carrying a minimum of 12 semester units during the school term with minimum grade point average of 2.0 (9 units if possessing 70 units of college level course work or Associate of Arts degree). A valid California Driver's License at time of appointment and good driving record. No criminal convictions. Good moral and ethical history. SELECTION PROCESS: Applications will be reviewed for relevant qualifications. Current school enrollment status MUST be attached with the job application. Those applicants best meeting the needs of the City will then participate in the selection process. Each component of the selection process listed below must be passed in order to continue. Oral Board Interview - Weighted 100% Comprehensive Background Investigation and fingerprinting (Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be cause for disqualification) A pre-placement drug screen and TB screen are conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. Employment is conditioned upon completion of a background check with the California Department of Justice (DOJ) via the LiveScan fingerprinting process. A candidate is required to complete the drug screen, TB screen and fingerprint process with acceptable results before an employment start date. Upon employment, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via Subsequent Arrest Notification Service. Supplemental Information SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice Program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a city vehicle. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS - Civilian Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not visibly display markings on the following body parts/areas: Head, neck, ears, mouth, scalp, face, hands (exception: wedding band tattoo on ring finger) Markings detrimental to good order are prohibited from visibility. Inappropriate markings are not permitted to be visible including but not limited to, imagery depicting racial, sexual, discriminatory, gang related, violence, obscene language or any offensive, demeaning to persons of ordinary sensibilities or considered racist or sexist. Markings are prohibited from being displayed during the following: court testimony, depositions, school presentations, formal community meetings, funerals This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 31, 2021
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Recreation Leader with the Community and Library Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. Please Note: Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed. Current vacancies are at the Senior Center, City Gym & Pool, the Edison and Murdy Community Centers; and the Art Center. Ideal candidates must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people. Hours worked per week may vary and may include evenings and weekends. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Under supervision, provides program information, customer service both in person and over the telephone, may collect fee or donations for recreation programs, perform equipment set-up and break-down; and perform a variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks including but not limited to the following: Respond to customer inquires, provide information regarding community programs; register customers for recreational activities, plan, direct and coordinate activities and special events. Minimum Qualifications Education & Experience : Some high school and previous experience or related training required. Volunteer service or school-related experience is accepted and should be reflected in the application. Certifications : CPR/First Aid Certificates must be obtained within three months of appointment. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant volunteer or leadership experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 31, 2021
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Senior Services Driver with the Community and Library Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. Please Note : Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed. Ideal candidates must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people. Hours worked per week may vary. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Positions in this classification are deemed safety sensitive under Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations and subject to drug and alcohol testing. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Examples of Essential Duties Delivers demand responsive transportation services to ensure timely, efficient and safe customer service. Drives various routes using guidance and direction from Senior Services Transportation Coordinator. Investigates complaints, accidents and personal injuries and completes necessary reports. Provides safe and efficient services needed to facilitate orderly movement of passengers. The Senior Services Driver transports seniors to medical and non-medical appointments and to the Senior Center in Central Park(C.S.S.) lunch program, activities and classes by city automobile, van or bus. The driver assists frail or handicapped clients with boarding the vehicle and upon arrival. Drivers must have sufficient strength and dexterity to provide physical assistance to clients and a willingness to work with frail elderly. Performs routine vehicle maintenance. Keeps records and makes reports of travel schedules. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of : City and departmental policies and procedures; City geography; transportation routes; safe driving practices; California Vehicle Code; vehicle preventative maintenance; customer service methods and practices; senior program services and related referral sources; human development and psychology of the aged. Ability to : Operate a motor vehicle and two-way radio; drive in a safe and efficient manner; read and follow street maps; plan and adhere to route schedules; exercise good judgment and take effective action in responding to emergency situations; safely lift and move heavy objects; maintain accurate records; communicate effectively with clients, volunteers and staff; willingness and patience to work with seniors and the disabled; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; communicate effectively with others; and deliver quality customer service. Education and Experience : Three years of related experience plus one year of social service experience desirable. Experience in working with seniors or disabled individuals is highly desirable. License : By time of appointment, must have a valid Class B California Motor Vehicle Operator's License . You will be required to obtain a passenger endorsement within 6 months of appointment. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. You will be asked to obtain a copy of your DMV driver record that will include all reportable information: convictions for three, seven or ten years, departmental actions and accidents in accordance with California Vehicle Code section 1808. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Positions requiring a Class A or B driver's license are subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. Supplemental Information Sufficient strength and dexterity to provide physical assistance to clients and a willingness to work with frail elderly.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 31, 2021
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent position. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Beach Operations Assistant with the Public Works Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. Beach Operations Assistants perform general maintenance duties in support of beach maintenance operations. MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK NIGHTS, WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS . Based on qualifications, department has the discretion to determine hiring at Entry, Journey, or Experienced level. This position may work independently, while working under the overall supervision of a full time staff member in the beach maintenance operation. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 to June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Clean restrooms Shovel debris from fire rings Hand sweep stairs Pick up trash Blow stairs with mobile compressor Perform other related duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: Use of a variety of hand/power tools and equipment Safe work practices Safe motor vehicle operation. Ability to: Perform less skilled tasks with moderate supervision Understand and carry out both oral and written instructions Learn beach maintenance duties and responsibilities and other related duties in support of Public Works beach maintenance programs Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties Work flexible hours, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays, to meet the seasonal programs and services of the Public Works Department as required. Experience and Education: Some high school and related experience or on-the-job training involving general maintenance duties. Knowledge and experience in beach maintenance is preferred , but not mandatory. Licensing: This position requires possession of a valid California Driver License and evidence of and ability to maintain an acceptable driving record during the course of employment. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Supplemental Information Sit to operate motorized vehicle; stand to perform tasks or operate tools and equipment; walk to carry/operate tools and equipment; reach below and above shoulder level, turn, twist, lean, bend, stoop, crouch and squat to perform physical tasks, and climb short distances; carry, push, pull and drag weight of at least 50 pounds a distance of approximately 35 feet from a staging point to a work area; light and firm grasping, including finger dexterity to hold and operate hand tools; foot manipulation to drive vehicle using accelerator pedal or brake pedal; speak to answer basic questions from the public or ask questions of the supervisor. Work is primarily performed outdoors with exposure to direct sunlight, rain, humidity, dust, and noisy equipment.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 31, 2021
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as College Intern with the Administrative Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. This position requires current enrollment in college level courses at an accredited college or university. College transcripts/proof of enrollment must be provided prior to appointment. The ideal candidate has familiarity with computers, MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), HTML, basic web development, operating systems such as Windows 10, and possesses effective communication and cooperative interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a busy office environment where attention to detail is important, excellent customer service skills, and is available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Temporary/part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Assists supervisor and department staff members with a variety of support duties as assigned Performs research to support business systems projects Maintains documentation relating to business systems projects Assists users with the proper use of business systems software Applies best practices to ensure data quality and integrity Performs related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of : Computer operating systems/software, basic Website development, business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; basic math principles; effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Ability to : Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research, research, compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service. Education : High School Diploma (or GED) and current enrollment in college level courses at an accredited college or university. Experience : General office, public contact, and/or government-related experience highly desirable. License: Must possess a valid California Driver license and an acceptable driving record by time of appointment. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 31, 2021
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Library Services Aide with the Community and Library Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility ... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality ... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness ... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion ... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity ... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. Hours worked per week may vary This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide staff support and customer service to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries. The Library Services Division includes Administration, Adult/Technical Services, and Children's/Branch/Media. The current vacancy is at the Oak View Branch Library . The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Provides guidance and assistance to customers regarding general and specific information about the library and library resources. Performs and/or oversees routine tasks, utilizing computer software such as Microsoft Office, database and/or integrated library systems. Is familiar with using ZOOM for virtual meetings and programs. Carries out and communicates policies pertaining to library services, operations, and activities. Assists with collection maintenance activities and projects as appropriate. Responsible for coordinating specific programs, such as homework help at the Oak View Branch and/or Central Library, including supervising the work of interns and volunteers. May lead, guide, and train volunteers and student interns, set work schedules, and ensure compliance with established procedures for a specific activity within a library unit. Compiles statistics for reporting to various funding agencies. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: Library terminology, methods, materials and practices; basic library reference tools and their use; classification systems; library procedures relating to circulation of library materials. Ability to: Bilingual Spanish/English desirable. Works well with elementary, middle school and high school students and parents. Experience and Education: The equivalent of a high school diploma is required. Education, training, or experience equivalent to three years related experience with demonstrated technical skills. License : By time of appointment, must have a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.