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

 

 

 

18 job(s) at City of Huntington Beach

City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Nov 24, 2020
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 Traffic Engineer to perform planning and design for traffic engineering projects and development processing including the design of traffic signals, signal systems, traffic control plans and signing and striping plans, and the review of all aspects of the development entitlement process. We are looking for someone who has a broad background in traffic engineering and transportation. The ideal candidate must be proactive, motivated and have the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of the traffic engineering team. The individual should have a strong background in development review and plan checking, based in a strong, core understanding of traffic engineering and transportation planning principles and standards. The ideal candidate will also exhibit a desire to lead and develop skills in both project and personnel management. Candidates with additional expertise in traffic signal operations and systems, street lighting design, traffic safety studies and grant application development will also have ample opportunities to use those skills in collaboration with other staff. Key traits for our ideal Senior Traffic Engineer include: A relationship builder and connector. Someone who can quickly forge strong, trusting relationships with diverse sets of people, and readily inspires others to action. Leadership through consensus. Someone who is an approachable consensus-builder, but is also capable of independent and decisive thought and action. A keen sense of ethics. Someone who recognizes the importance of personal and organizational integrity, and someone comfortable raising and discussing ethical issues with the goal of "doing what's right," not "being right." Innovative and flexible. Someone able to see beyond what currently exists, and is constant in their pursuit of realistic game-changing breakthroughs for the Huntington Beach organization and community. Obsessive about outcomes. Someone who makes data-driven decisions and stays laser-focused on truly ambitious goals while balancing the day-to-day needs of the organization. A strategic problem-solver. Someone able to break large challenges into smaller, manageable pieces, and then works to identify trends and prioritizes solving the root cause of issues. Intellectual curiosity. Someone who is an excellent listener, and who applies strong critical thinking skills and business judgement to complex issues. A polished and professional demeanor. Someone who will take great pride in representing the Huntington Beach community, and one who will serve as an ambassador for the City. A Positive Attitude. Someone who understands that even the best laid plans can go wrong, and has the self-confidence to course-correct with positivity and grace. JOB SUMMARY Under administrative direction, p lans and designs major traffic projects including installation and maintenance of traffic control equipment and conducts traffic engineering studies. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Reports to: Transportation Manager Examples of Essential Duties Plans, assigns, reviews and participates in the design review, preparation and checking of plans, site investigations, cost estimates, specifications and reports for the improvement and repair of new traffic control systems and devices Provides guidance and direction in the design of street and highway improvement projects in relation to geometric design, signalization and alignment Directs the planning and designing of computerized systems for traffic control Oversees the activities of consulting engineering firms May supervise the work of assigned technical staff Provides professional support to higher level management at Public Works Commission meetings as required Operates, analyzes and upgrades the City's traffic forecast model Reviews and analyzes reports of traffic surveys and the operation of traffic control devices Makes engineering analyses of traffic flow conditions, accident locations and causes, and prepares reports and recommendations Reviews development plan submittals for conformance with City requirements, including the circulation element of the General Plan, design standards and development conditions Reviews plans and studies submitted by developers in conjunction with private property development including site, street improvements, traffic signal, signing, and striping, street lighting and traffic control Confers with other department employees and representatives of government agencies, public utilities and contractors to obtain information pertaining to the preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates and to the coordination of traffic control contract requirements Functions as a departmental representative at various City meetings Schedules programs for review of speed zoning, traffic flow, parking regulations and surveillance of operational conditions Travels to offsite locations Works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines Reports to work as scheduled, maintains satisfactory attendance record Performs other related work as assigned 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. 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 traffic and transportation engineering systems - Preparation of plans and specifications for a wide variety of traffic control projects - Traffic survey systems, methods and techniques - Traffic control standards of safety as related to traffic pattern design and specifications - Traffic controller systems and operational methods - California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) design standards as related to traffic signal, signing and striping and construction traffic control designs and specifications - Municipal code and zoning and subdivision ordinances - Project planning and implementation procedures - Project management methods - Budget development and control techniques - Software related to traffic engineering, project management, and word processing - Supervisory and personnel methods and practices - Effective customer service practices Ability to: - Adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design and construction of a variety of traffic control projects - Utilize data processing techniques to analyze traffic flow and capacity - Make comprehensive recommendations for engineering problem solutions - Oversee, plan and direct the work of others - Review and provide comments for plans submitted for private development - Analyze projects for feasibility, practicality and safety - Stay current on changing regulations and design standards - Develop workable local timing to be implemented in the field - Prepare and review traffic impact analysis and capacity reports - Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing - Organize projects and activities - Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines - Travel to various locations within a reasonable timeframe - Establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Provide quality customer service Education: Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university. Experience: Four (4) years related engineering experience, with two (2) years in traffic engineering or transportation planning. License/Certifications: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and during course of employment. Registration in the State of California as a Professional Engineer required. If licensed in another state as a Professional Engineer, California registration must be obtained with twelve (12) months of employment. 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. 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. 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 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. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the assessment process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include oral board examination (weighted 100%), tentatively scheduled for January 13, 2021 . Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral board exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidate(s) - tentatively scheduled for the week of January 19, 2021. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, 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. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment. Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift. May require moving tools and equipment weighing 25 pounds or less. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions. Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited to safety vests, hard hats, respirators, and/or hearing protective devices. Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. May perform inspections of work in the field requiring walking on uneven ground, working around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas and in varying temperatures. Reasonable accommodations for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
View the Brochure The City of Huntington Beach is seeking a future-focused Public Works professional with a relentless passion for excellence. The ideal candidate will be excited about the opportunity to take a key leadership role in a multi-faceted department in one of the nation's most desirable, premier coastal communities. Considered a visionary in the industry, this individual will have a reputation for advancing activities that support a collective vision and enhance community pride. An inspiring and hardworking leader who has mastered the art of helping others see what's possible, the ideal candidate will be of the highest integrity and considered a role model in the profession. This person will have the ability to approach day-to-day operations with an optimistic can-do attitude and a constant eye toward results and continuous improvement. Familiarity with technology and tools that support contemporary business practices and maximum efficiency, coupled with a track record that reflects data-driven decision making and the delivery of exceptional outcomes, will be expected. Proven success with modernizing systems and processes and other significant change efforts will also be considered favorably. The individual selected will be a unifying mentor and team builder who prioritizes people and the needs of the team above personal ambitions. Known for being enthusiastic about people and their work, this person will also be an outstanding people manager capable of fostering an inclusive culture that is also characterized by high standards, accountability, and trust. The ideal candidate will be a highly engaged and motivating manager who is generous with recognition and feedback, and supportive of innovation and problem solving at the lowest level. This person will know how to foster healthy internal debates to arrive at the best outcomes as one cohesive team. Driven by an obsession for the delivery of exceptional outcomes, the ideal candidate will convey a sophisticated understanding of external as well as internal customer needs and concerns. This individual will exhibit tremendous initiative and have a history that demonstrates the ability to address challenges with courage and confidence. Department leaders in Huntington Beach are expected to be resilient problem solvers and have an admirable ability to adapt while maintaining forward momentum. One HB One Team, One Focus, One Goal... One Team We are one team... working together to serve the people of Huntington Beach exceptionally to inspire pride in our community. One Focus We have one focus... to stay fanatical about achieving municipal excellence by being active caretakers of our unique, people-centric HB culture. One Goal We have one goal... to ensure that HB continually improves its standing as a premier coastal community as measured through the health of our people, our organization, our infrastructure, and our community. Examples of Essential Duties PRIORITIES FOR THE NEW DEPUTY DIRECTOR: Assist the department in completing reorganization (Adopted by the City Council -11/2/20) Manage Daily operations of a minimum of 2 divisions within public works as assigned. Initial assignment will be the engineering and traffic/transportation groups Assist the City with delivery of aggressive Capital Improvement Program which averages $25M per year Assist the department with hiring, training, and mentoring staff Manage the department in the absence of the Director of Public Works Represent the department with City Council, boards and commissions, and regional groups as necessary Assist the department with infusion of technology into the management of infrastructure, daily operations, and delivery of capital projects For additional details, please follow the link to the Brochure (above). Qualifications Competitive candidates will possess at least four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional or management level public works experience, including at least two (2) years' supervisory experience over professional and administrative support staff, and a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration or closely related field. A Master's degree is desirable. Previous or current experience in a comparable organization will be considered favorably particularly with transportation, engineering and administration. A combination of public and private sector experience is acceptable. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS The closing date for this recruitment is 5:00 p.m. PST on December 17, 2020 . To be considered for this opportunity, upload cover letter, resume, and list of professional references using the "Apply" button at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/huntingtonbeach . Following the closing date, resumes will be screened in relation to the criteria articulated in the brochure. Candidates deemed to be the best qualified will be invited to participate in an oral board interview tentatively scheduled for January 6, 2021 , which may be conducted virtually, pending COVID-19 shelter in place restrictions. Following the initial interview, the top candidates will be invited back for a final interview tentatively scheduled for January 13, 2021 . The Public Works Director anticipates making an appointment shortly, thereafter, following the completion of thorough background and reference checks. Please note that references will not be contacted until the end of the process and, at that time, will be done so in close coordination with the candidate impacted. The City of Huntington Beach reserves the right to alter the interview and selection process in response to the evolving impacts of the COVID-19 virus. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment. Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift. May require moving tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions. Must be able to work in and around bodies of water, including the ocean, lakes, and stormwater facilities. Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices. Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. May perform inspections of work in the field requiring walking on uneven ground, working around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas and in varying temperatures. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
The Records Technician is an entry level position for candidates with little or no Law Enforcement Records experience. Candidates with Law Enforcement Records experience could be hired at the Records Specialist level depending on qualifications. With close supervision, performs a variety of clerical tasks and support functions within the Records Bureau of the Police Department; and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Police Records Technician is an entry-level position in the class within the Records Bureau of the Police Department. Incumbents are proficient at typing and trained to perform a wide range of record processing, recording and retrieval and have no supervisory responsibilities. Examples of Essential Duties Types forms, letters, reports and other documents; records and files various documents and police reports; completes registration forms, receipts and other pre-printed forms; operates copy machine, teletype, fax machine, telecopier, cash register and industrial shredder; distributes teletype messages, police reports, and related court documents to appropriate personnel. Responds to requests for warrant checks, MCAPS, automated Jail system and similar information. May be assigned to word processing section on a regular basis; responds to questions and complaints from the public in accordance with departmental procedures. Provides information that assists detectives and officers in the field in conducting their investigations. Presents facts related to laws and ordinances; releases copies of police reports as required by law and answers general questions related to police programs. Accepts and processes private property impounds and repossessions; releases recovered stolen, impounded or stored vehicles; researches and responds to requests from insurance companies, probation officers, and other agencies; completes booking process of arrestees; processes temporary/permanent restraining orders. Performs data entry to the Automated Records System; processes special licensing applications and forwards information to the Department of Justice; registers narcotics/sex offenders. Performs basic teletype duties involving entry into CLETS/NCIC databases; may conduct body search of female suspects; may be required to maintain temporary control of minor children taken from unfit homes or adult offenders. 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. 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 : City and Department policies and procedures; basic organization and operations of a police department; all clerical practices which relate to filing, verifying, word processing, checking, maintaining records and proper English usage; legal terminology; code books; word processing and Department manuals; federal and state codes for release of information/confidentiality; CLETS users guide; DOJ POST Records manual; computer manuals. Ability to : Function effectively in a complex work environment; learn assigned tasks readily; perform several tasks simultaneously; work courteously and professionally with the public and City personnel; read and understand code books and user manuals; produce a variety of documents; work cooperatively with others; follow written and oral instructions; operate computers, transcription equipment, teletype and other office equipment. Education : High school diploma or equivalent. Experience : One year in an office environment, with computer usage and typing speed of 30 wpm. Shift Assignment: Must be available to work all assigned shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Background Investigation: Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation including a polygraph. Reclassification: Current City employees who have successfully completed twelve months in the position of Police Records Technician and receive a recommendation from the Police Records Administrator and the Chief, may be eligible for reclassification to Police Records Specialist. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be sent an invitation by email to complete an online Criticall Typing Test. A minimum net typing speed of 30 WPM must be achieved in order to move forward to the next step in the process. Invitations to complete the typing test will be sent via email beginning Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Typing tests must be completed by Friday, December 18, 2020. Applicants successfully passing the typing test will be invited to a written exam (weighted 60%), tentatively scheduled for the week of December 28, 2020. Candidates receiving a passing score on the written exam will be invited to an oral board interview (weighted 40%), tentatively scheduled for the week of January 4, 2020. Candidates successfully passing the written and oral exams 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, 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. IMPORTANT: In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to the "open" recruitment if applicable. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Work involves exposure to potential physical harm. There is frequent need to stand, reach overhead, sit, stoop, walk, work in confined spaces, and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. Must be able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays. Employee accommodations for physical disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 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 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
Nov 16, 2020
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 Manager to oversee the Library and Cultural Services Division. The City of Huntington Beach Community and Library Services Department provides outstanding programs, services, libraries and facilities to enhance and enrich the lives of our residents and visitors. We are looking for someone who is ready to grow and develop as a library and cultural arts leader, and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services, while we build our new Community and Library Services Department. We are seeking candidates with: Superior communication, organizational, and project management skills who follows through on all facets of work Ability to see the strengths, assets, and potential within a community, and an individual who operates with a profound respect for understanding the aspirations and needs of the people in Huntington Beach. A strong background demonstrating excellent leadership skills within the disciplines of Library programs, facility management, and budgeting at the division level. Creative ideas and ability to facilitate innovative programming in a team environment A passionate professional who believes in the transformative power of libraries Creative and innovative, willing to serve exceptionally Someone who sees the possibilities and is open to new ways of providing services Both a leader and a manager, active in the library and cultural arts field and sees the value in cooperation at all levels Socially aware, and can build relationships both within and outside the City organization Aware of trends and developments in the Library field that can enhance service Someone who brings out the best in their staff and organization Key traits for our ideal Community Services Manager include: A relationship builder and connector. Someone who can quickly forge strong, trusting relationships with diverse sets of people, and readily inspires others to action. Leadership through consensus. Someone who is an approachable consensus-builder, but is also capable of independent and decisive thought and action. A keen sense of ethics. Someone who recognizes the importance of personal and organizational integrity, and someone comfortable raising and discussing ethical issues with the goal of "doing what's right," not "being right." Innovative and flexible. Someone able to see beyond what currently exists, and is constant in their pursuit of realistic game-changing breakthroughs for the Huntington Beach organization and community. Obsessive about outcomes. Someone who makes data-driven decisions and stays laser-focused on truly audacious goals while balancing the day-to-day needs of the organization. A strategic problem-solver. Someone able to break large challenges into smaller, manageable pieces, and then works to identify trends and prioritizes solving the root cause of issues. Intellectual curiosity. Someone who is an excellent listener, and who applies strong critical thinking skills and business judgement to complex issues. A polished and professional demeanor. Someone who will take great pride in representing the Huntington Beach community, and one who will serve as an ambassador for the City. A Positive Attitude. Someone who understands that even the best laid plans can go wrong, and has the self-confidence to course-correct with positivity and grace. JOB SUMMARY Under administrative direction, oversees the operations, services, programs, and activities of a major division within the Community and Library Services Department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to: Deputy Director of Community and Library Services Supervises: Assigned supervisory, administrative and clerical staff DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Community Services Manager may be assigned to manage any of three divisions. The facilities and events division consists of beach parking and camping, parking meters, sports complex operations, concessions and specific events. The programs and services division includes senior citizens services, and parks and recreation services and activities. The library and cultural services division consists of all library services, arts and cultural programs at the Art Center and the Theater at the Central Library. Assignments may be interchanged if deemed necessary by the Director of Community and Library Services. Note: This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval. Examples of Essential Duties Directs and manages staff in supervising, coordinating and administering operations of assigned division: Facilities and Events Division Oversees the operations of the City's beach parking, downtown parking structure, and camping facilities. Acts as liaison between City and downtown businesses including major hotels; Oversees the operations of the City's 45 acre Central Park Sports Complex; Oversees the City and non-City sponsored events and special promotions on public property. Acts as liaison between City and event promoters, various government agencies, corporate partners, and community members; Acts as the liaison between the City and a wide variety of private concessionaires including, but not limited to restaurants, snack bars, equestrian centers and golf courses. Programs and Services Division Oversees the operations of human services and recreation programs at the Senior Center in Central Park, Edison and Murdy Community Centers, City Gym & Pool and the Art Center, which provide various recreation, athletic, and community programs; Acts as liaison between several community groups such as sports organizations and non-profit organizations, other City departments, and school district officials; Maintains close contact with school officials and community groups regarding program offerings and coordination of services; Oversees the SANDS Recreation Guide with over 125 independent contractors. Library and Cultural Services Division Oversees the operations of library services, including programs and activities at the library branches and the Art Center; Maintains close contact with school officials and other community groups, as well as the Programs and Services Division, regarding program offerings and coordination of services; Serves as the primary contact with the State Library of California, for library specific grants and programs; Coordinates the Library's participation in the CA State Library Broadband program, providing high-speed internet access to all library locations through membership in CENIC; Represents the Library on the Santiago Library System Executive Committee and helps set policy for cooperative programs with other Orange County Public Libraries; Performs outreach to the community, community organizations and schools; provides informational presentations on library services, programs, and collections; Keeps abreast of current trends and innovative practices in library science and information technology by reviewing professional literature and participating in professional organizations. Examples of Essential Duties for All Divisions Prepares requests for proposals; oversees consultants in the preparation of plans and reports; Reviews facility needs and coordinates with various departments to assist in planning for facility development and projects; Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews a division's work plan; assigns work activities, projects, and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures; recommends appropriate service delivery and staffing levels; Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the department's annual budget, including the forecasting of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and facilities; monitors and approves expenditures; develops strategies for funding division projects and programs; Interacts with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; represents the department on a variety of boards, commissions, foundations, and committees; Participates in the assessment, planning, and evaluation of citizen-based facilities, programs and services; Responds to and resolves sensitive and difficult public inquiries and concerns; Manages the development, implementation, and administration of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities for community services programs and other assigned projects; Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery practices and procedures; recommends and administers appropriate service delivery methods and staffing levels; Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews work plans; selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; implements corrective action plans and administers discipline; Provides responsible staff assistance to the Community Services Director; Conducts a variety of organizational and operational studies and investigations; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence; Collaborates with other department staff to achieve optimal departmental and city-wide performance and outcomes; Attends leadership, management, supervisory and other relevant training to stay abreast of industry best practices; Develops processes to ensure business continuity in the event of a disaster; Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required; Maintains a regular and consistent attendance record; Travels to offsite locations within and outside the City; Monitors department's maintenance and professional services contracts for compliance; Participates in the negotiation, development, and implementation of related City Capital Improvement Projects as well as capital improvements to existing facilities; Acts on behalf of the Director of Community Services in his/her/their absence, as delegated; Performs other related duties assigned. 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. 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 facilities development and construction; and project management - Principles and practices of recreational planning and operational characteristics of community services and recreational programs and activities - Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations governing the management and administration of community services and recreation programs - Facilities management oversight - Principles and practices of public administration and municipal government operations including budget preparation and administration - Supervision principles, training, and performance evaluation practices - Principles and practices of program and project development and implementation - Community services funding mechanisms and sources; methods and techniques of grant application and administration; contract negotiations and management Ability to: - Manage a community services division - Oversee, direct, and coordinate the work of assigned staff and professional consultants - Select, supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff - Participate in the development and administration of division goals, objectives, and procedures - Prepare and administer large program and/or capital project budgets - Prepare accurate, clear, and concise administrative and analytical reports - Design and implement effective public relations programs - Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals - Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations - Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. - Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Recreation Studies, Human Services and/or Cultural Services, Public Administration, Library Science or other closely related field. Master's Degree in Library & Information Science preferred for the Library & Cultural Services Manager position. Experience: Five (5) years' increasingly responsible experience related to municipal recreation programming, human services, cultural services, library services or education administration, including three years' progressively responsible community services and/or library administrative and supervisory experience. License/Certification: 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. 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. 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 APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Please attach a resume to your application. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment. The assessment process will include a virtual oral board exam (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for December 16, 2020. Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral board exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidate(s) - tentatively scheduled for the week of January 4, 2021. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, 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/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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 primarily indoors. The incumbent sits for prolonged periods. Stands and walks to retrieve work files or to other departments or office locations. Leans, bends and stoops to perform work behind a desk or to retrieve information. Pushes, turns or twists to move chair or body from desk. Reaches 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. Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing and oral skills required when communicating by telephone or in person. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions. Incumbent must wear approved safety equipment and protective gear including but not limited to hard hats, respirators, and/or hearing protective devices. May require walking on uneven ground and working around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Nov 12, 2020
Full Time
The City of Huntington Beach is seeking qualified candidates to plan, organize and manage specialized homeless taskforce programs and outreach efforts. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience with the county's coordinated entry system, HMIS database, and CLARITY program as well as be comfortable speaking publicly to large groups and coordinating outreach and enforcement efforts with law enforcement staff. JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, plans, organizes, and implements specialized Police Department community education programs about crime and crime prevention. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Reports to: Police Lieutenant or designated manager DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Community Relations Specialist is a single-position job classification with primary responsibility to serve as the department's community representative and ensure the effective utilization of volunteer resources. Examples of Essential Duties Develops, promotes, coordinates and presents a variety of public awareness programs, activities and educational materials for neighborhoods, schools, local businesses, community groups and other interested parties in effective crime prevention practices and techniques Represents the police department at meetings of professional organizations, other agencies, citizen groups and/or private individuals Organizes, coordinates and oversees the recruitment, training and work assignments of participants in public safety or volunteer programs, including Volunteers-in-Police Services, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, and Neighborhood Watch Administers the Neighborhood Watch Program and coordinates Neighborhood Watch meetings; attends monthly Neighborhood Watch Board Meetings as the police department's liaison Provides crime prevention techniques, practices and opportunities and compiles burglary statistics for inclusion into the Neighborhood Watch Newsletter Coordinates the Neighborhood Watch Newsletter for mailing and on-line distribution Coordinates and participates in various events, including Surf City Nights, National Night Out, and other school and community activities Coordinates annual award events and other special functions recognizing the work of the volunteers Conducts tours of the police department; prepares packets for guests Communicates with the general public regarding community problems; answers questions and directs inquiries to the proper resources Works closely with the department's Public Information Officer to disseminate information in crime prevention and education using social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Nextdoor and Twitter Attends a variety of offsite meetings and events Works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor, to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines; maintains regular and consistent attendance record Performs other related duties as assigned 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. 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 community relations in a police environment - Federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations governing the disclosure of information - Principles and practices of community relations and communication - Fundamentals of education/training program development and implementation - Grammar and effective writing skills - Computer software related to record keeping, text processing, and reporting - Leadership practices and supervisory skills - Social media platforms Ability to: - Plan, organize, and implement crime prevention programs and events, carry out simultaneous assignments, schedule and maintain deadlines - Compile and display crime prevention information and data in an understandable form to diverse groups of all sizes - Gather, organize, and analyze information and arrive at sound conclusions - Use practical judgment, creativity, and resourcefulness in planning and developing assigned projects/programs - Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing - Read, understand and interpret laws, policies, rules, contracts, and guidelines - Analyze problems and produce an effective course of action - Work independently with little direction and exercise good judgment in managing assigned programs and activities - Operate personal computer and peripheral equipment and use advanced functions of computer software - Provide quality customer service - Establish and maintain professional relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Travel between various locations within a reasonable timeframe Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, public or business administration or other related field. Experience: Two years experience performing responsible community service, public information, or related work, preferably in support of law enforcement programs. Certifications/License: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment and during course of employment. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Must pass a background investigation. 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. 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. 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. A writing sample will be completed prior to the oral interview. The oral panel will evaluate the written product as part of their overall score. 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. IMPORTANT: In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to the "open" recruitment, if applicable. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Must meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. When working indoors, involves sedentary to light work in an office environment. 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, subordinates and the general public. May work under stressful conditions. When working outdoors, the incumbent may be exposed to heat and cold and the elements and may necessitate exposure to environmental factors. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 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 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
Nov 09, 2020
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 Principal Civil Engineer (Capital Improvement Program Manager and Civil Design Services) to join our Public Works team. The City of Huntington Beach Public Works Department provides outstanding programs, services and facilities to enhance and enrich the lives of our residents and visitors.   We are seeking candidates with: Superior communication, organizational, and project management skills who follow through on all facets of work. Ability to see the strengths, assets, and potential within a community, and an individual who operates with a profound respect for understanding the aspirations and needs of both residents of and visitors to Huntington Beach. A strong background demonstrating excellent leadership skills within the disciplines of parking management programs, facility management, and budgeting at the division level. Creative ideas and ability to facilitate innovative processes in a team environment. Outstanding customer service skills with the ability work effectively with the general public, business owners, community groups and vendors. The Public Works Department provides outstanding customer service and is responsible for the design, construction, maintenance, and operations of public facilities and infrastructure.  This requires us to respond to requests for service, coordinate efforts with local, regional, state, and federal agencies, and working with the community in all of our efforts.  Public Works manages over 30% of the city's total budget, including three enterprise funds and seven designated funds, as well as the citywide capital improvement program. The five divisions in public works are committed to providing the highest quality of service to the community.  These five divisions include Engineering, Utilities, Administration, Operations and Transportation. Key traits for our ideal Principal Civil Engineer include: A relationship builder and connector.  Someone who can quickly forge strong, trusting relationships with diverse sets of people, and readily inspires others to action. Leadership through consensus.  Someone who is an approachable consensus-builder, but is also capable of independent and decisive thought and action. A keen sense of ethics.  Someone who recognizes the importance of personal and organizational integrity, and someone comfortable raising and discussing ethical issues with the goal of "doing what's right," not "being right." Innovative and flexible.  Someone able to see beyond what currently exists, and is constant in their pursuit of realistic game-changing breakthroughs for the Huntington Beach organization and community. Obsessive about outcomes .  Someone who makes data-driven decisions and stays laser-focused on truly audacious goals while balancing the day-to-day needs of the organization. A strategic problem-solver.  Someone able to break large challenges into smaller, manageable pieces, and then works to identify trends and prioritizes solving the root cause of issues. Intellectual curiosity.  Someone who is an excellent listener, and who applies strong critical thinking skills and business judgement to complex issues. A polished and professional demeanor.  Someone who will take great pride in representing the Huntington Beach community, and one who will serve as an ambassador for the City. A positive attitude.  Someone who understands that even the best laid plans can go wrong, and has the self-confidence to course-correct with positivity and grace. JOB SUMMARY Supervise, assign, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for providing civil engineering services for an assigned section including the planning and design of various public works projects such as storm drains and sewer systems, water systems; street improvements, improvements of property, and construction by private developers and other departments; to ensure work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and to perform of the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:    City Engineer, Transportation Manager, or as designated by the Director of Public Works Supervises:    Senior Civil Engineer, Senior Traffic Engineer, Associate Civil Engineer, Assistant Civil Engineer, Senior Engineering Technician, Civil Engineering Assistant, Engineering Technician, Traffic Engineering Technician, Engineering Aide, administrative and/or other personnel as assigned DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Principal Civil Engineer is a management level class requiring a high degree of professional skill and knowledge in administering and evaluating complex engineering programs.  Principal Civil Engineer differs from Senior Civil Engineer/Senior Traffic Engineer in that the Principal plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the work of a major section involving several programs whereas the Senior Civil Engineer/Senior Traffic Engineer performs advanced journey level engineering work and oversees the work of consultants and other professional staff on a project basis. Note:  This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval.  Examples of Essential Duties Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, reviews and participates in the work of staff responsible for providing civil engineering services within an assigned section Establishes schedules and methods for providing civil engineering services; identifies resource needs; reviews needs with appropriate management staff; allocates resources accordingly; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures Participates in the development and implementation of goals and objectives; makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards, policies, and procedures Administers projects from inception to completion including planning, design, review, public meetings, bidding and construction Determines the scope of engineering projects; oversees the preparation of plans and specifications by City staff; prepares requests for proposals and contracts for consulting services; reviews plans of consulting engineers and private contractors; makes technical engineering decisions and establishes technical criteria and standards Monitors design criteria and communicates City ordinances, standards, and policies to ensure compliance with laws, guidelines, and standards Approves engineering plans and specifications Directs and participates in the planning of assigned capital improvement projects Responds to questions and inquiries from the general public, other agencies, developers, contractors, engineering professionals, and City staff regarding engineering and development projects Prepares reports and studies on current and future planning and capital improvement projects Prepares regional, state and federal grants; monitors and tracks application requests and approved grant programs Maintains records and prepares reports concerning operations and programs Coordinates activities with other divisions and outside agencies and organizations Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in civil engineering; incorporates new developments as appropriate into existing programs Participates in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; monitors and controls expenditures Develops processes to ensure business continuity in the event of a disaster Travels to offsite locations Works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor, to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines Reports to work as scheduled; maintains satisfactory attendance record Performs other related work as assigned In addition, when assigned to Water Services Participates in the development of the five-year water system plan; oversees financial forecasting and analysis activities to ensure that system plans meet future City water needs Performs special water system studies to ensure existing facilities are rehabilitated, maintained and operated in an economic manner Manages and oversees the maintenance and operations of the water system distribution network analysis model to simulate field conditions; identifies system improvements and upgrades Coordinates the review of environmental impact reports and developer studies to ensure water rates, rules and regulations are clarified and understood Establishes schedules and methods for providing water engineering services; identifies resource needs; reviews needs with appropriate management staff; allocates resources accordingly In addition, when assigned to Development Services Manages all phases of private development processing for the Engineering Division, including environmental review, entitlement, plan check, and administration Demonstrates thorough knowledge of codes and regulations pertaining to land development including Subdivision Map Act, CEQA, NPDES and other local, state and federal requirements Applies knowledge of civil engineering principals particularly with respect to site development (e.g. grading and drainage, hydrology and hydraulics, utilities, water quality, and public improvements) Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills when preparing written reports for City Council and/or Planning Commission action, and providing in-person support at public hearings Develops and maintains strong working relationships with staff, management, technical consultants, contractors, developers, and public and private agency representatives Successfully manages, in a data-driven and results oriented manner, challenging and competing deadlines through proactive supervision, efficient allocation of resources, and cooperative relationships with staff in other departments as well as other divisions of Public Works Represents the department and provides comments to the Planning Department to ensure private development projects conform to City code, policies, and procedures. 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. 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 civil and structural engineering - Pertinent Federal, State and local rules, regulations, ordinances and building codes - Recent developments and best practices of civil and structural engineering - Principles and practices of budget preparation - Principles and practices of project management - Principles of supervision, staff development, and discipline assessment - Methods, materials, and techniques used in the construction of public works projects and building design and construction - If assigned to Traffic, traffic engineering and transportation planning  Ability to:    - Coordinate and direct civil engineering programs - Supervise, organize and review the work of professional and technical staff - Select, train, develop and evaluate staff - Recommend and implement goals, objectives, policies and procedures for providing civil engineering services - Understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations - Participate in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets - Prepare engineering computations; - Prepare and review engineering plans, specifications, and estimates of public works projects - Administer contracts - Perform technical research and solve engineering problems - Conduct comprehensive engineering studies and prepare reports and recommendations - Achieve the goals of the organization while assisting private developers in meeting their goals - Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines - Effectively represent the City to outside individuals and agencies  - Respond to requests and inquiries for information - Travel to various locations within a reasonable timeframe - Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures  - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.   Experience: Eight (8) years professional civil engineering experience in the option applied including three (3) years in a senior or supervisory capacity. License/Certificates:  A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and during course of employment. Registration in the State of California as a Professional Engineer required.  If licensed in another state as a Professional Engineer, California registration must be obtained within twelve (12) months of employment. 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. 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.   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. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to a qualifications appraisal process, which will include a virtual oral board exam (weighted 100%), tentatively scheduled for December 10, 2020. 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. Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidates. Writing samples may also be requested -  tentatively scheduled for the week of December 14, 2020. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, 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. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents 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 and outdoors.  Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment.  Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  May require moving tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less.  When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions.  Must be able to work in and around bodies of water, including the ocean, lakes, and stormwater facilities.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited to, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices.  Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information.  Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. May perform inspections of work in the field requiring walking on uneven ground, working around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas and in varying temperatures.  Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Nov 09, 2020
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 Principal Civil Engineer (Development Services) to join our Public Works Department team. The City of Huntington Beach Public Works Department provides outstanding programs, services and facilities to enhance and enrich the lives of our residents and visitors.   We are seeking candidates with: Superior communication, organizational, and project management skills who follow through on all facets of work. Ability to see the strengths, assets, and potential within a community, and an individual who operates with a profound respect for understanding the aspirations and needs of both residents of and visitors to Huntington Beach. A strong background demonstrating excellent leadership skills within the disciplines of parking management programs, facility management, and budgeting at the division level. Creative ideas and ability to facilitate innovative processes in a team environment. Outstanding customer service skills with the ability work effectively with the general public, business owners, community groups and vendors. The Public Works Department provides outstanding customer service and is responsible for the design, construction, maintenance, and operations of public facilities and infrastructure.  This requires us to respond to requests for service, coordinate efforts with local, regional, state, and federal agencies, and working with the community in all of our efforts.  Public Works manages over 30% of the city's total budget, including three enterprise funds and seven designated funds, as well as the citywide capital improvement program. The five divisions in public works are committed to providing the highest quality of service to the community.  These five divisions include Engineering, Utilities, Administration, Operations and Transportation. Key traits for our ideal Principal Civil Engineer include: A relationship builder and connector.  Someone who can quickly forge strong, trusting relationships with diverse sets of people, and readily inspires others to action. Leadership through consensus.  Someone who is an approachable consensus-builder, but is also capable of independent and decisive thought and action. A keen sense of ethics.  Someone who recognizes the importance of personal and organizational integrity, and someone comfortable raising and discussing ethical issues with the goal of "doing what's right," not "being right." Innovative and flexible.  Someone able to see beyond what currently exists, and is constant in their pursuit of realistic game-changing breakthroughs for the Huntington Beach organization and community. Obsessive about outcomes .  Someone who makes data-driven decisions and stays laser-focused on truly audacious goals while balancing the day-to-day needs of the organization. A strategic problem-solver.  Someone able to break large challenges into smaller, manageable pieces, and then works to identify trends and prioritizes solving the root cause of issues. Intellectual curiosity.  Someone who is an excellent listener, and who applies strong critical thinking skills and business judgement to complex issues. A polished and professional demeanor.  Someone who will take great pride in representing the Huntington Beach community, and one who will serve as an ambassador for the City. A positive attitude.  Someone who understands that even the best laid plans can go wrong, and has the self-confidence to course-correct with positivity and grace. JOB SUMMARY Supervise, assign, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for providing civil engineering services for an assigned section including the planning and design of various public works projects such as storm drains and sewer systems, water systems; street improvements, improvements of property, and construction by private developers and other departments; to ensure work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and to perform of the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:    City Engineer, Transportation Manager, or as designated by the Director of Public Works Supervises:    Senior Civil Engineer, Senior Traffic Engineer, Associate Civil Engineer, Assistant Civil Engineer, Senior Engineering Technician, Civil Engineering Assistant, Engineering Technician, Traffic Engineering Technician, Engineering Aide, administrative and/or other personnel as assigned DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Principal Civil Engineer is a management level class requiring a high degree of professional skill and knowledge in administering and evaluating complex engineering programs.  Principal Civil Engineer differs from Senior Civil Engineer/Senior Traffic Engineer in that the Principal plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the work of a major section involving several programs whereas the Senior Civil Engineer/Senior Traffic Engineer performs advanced journey level engineering work and oversees the work of consultants and other professional staff on a project basis. Note:  This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval.  Examples of Essential Duties Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, reviews and participates in the work of staff responsible for providing civil engineering services within an assigned section Establishes schedules and methods for providing civil engineering services; identifies resource needs; reviews needs with appropriate management staff; allocates resources accordingly; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures Participates in the development and implementation of goals and objectives; makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards, policies, and procedures Administers projects from inception to completion including planning, design, review, public meetings, bidding and construction Determines the scope of engineering projects; oversees the preparation of plans and specifications by City staff; prepares requests for proposals and contracts for consulting services; reviews plans of consulting engineers and private contractors; makes technical engineering decisions and establishes technical criteria and standards Monitors design criteria and communicates City ordinances, standards, and policies to ensure compliance with laws, guidelines, and standards Approves engineering plans and specifications Directs and participates in the planning of assigned capital improvement projects Responds to questions and inquiries from the general public, other agencies, developers, contractors, engineering professionals, and City staff regarding engineering and development projects Prepares reports and studies on current and future planning and capital improvement projects Prepares regional, state and federal grants; monitors and tracks application requests and approved grant programs Maintains records and prepares reports concerning operations and programs Coordinates activities with other divisions and outside agencies and organizations Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in civil engineering; incorporates new developments as appropriate into existing programs Participates in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; monitors and controls expenditures Develops processes to ensure business continuity in the event of a disaster Travels to offsite locations Works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor, to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines Reports to work as scheduled; maintains satisfactory attendance record Performs other related work as assigned In addition, when assigned to Water Services Participates in the development of the five-year water system plan; oversees financial forecasting and analysis activities to ensure that system plans meet future City water needs Performs special water system studies to ensure existing facilities are rehabilitated, maintained and operated in an economic manner Manages and oversees the maintenance and operations of the water system distribution network analysis model to simulate field conditions; identifies system improvements and upgrades Coordinates the review of environmental impact reports and developer studies to ensure water rates, rules and regulations are clarified and understood Establishes schedules and methods for providing water engineering services; identifies resource needs; reviews needs with appropriate management staff; allocates resources accordingly When assigned to Development Services Manages all phases of private development processing for the Engineering Division, including environmental review, entitlement, plan check, and administration Demonstrates thorough knowledge of codes and regulations pertaining to land development including Subdivision Map Act, CEQA, NPDES and other local, state and federal requirements Applies knowledge of civil engineering principals particularly with respect to site development (e.g. grading and drainage, hydrology and hydraulics, utilities, water quality, and public improvements) Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills when preparing written reports for City Council and/or Planning Commission action, and providing in-person support at public hearings Develops and maintains strong working relationships with staff, management, technical consultants, contractors, developers, and public and private agency representatives Successfully manages, in a data-driven and results oriented manner, challenging and competing deadlines through proactive supervision, efficient allocation of resources, and cooperative relationships with staff in other departments as well as other divisions of Public Works Represents the department and provides comments to the Planning Department to ensure private development projects conform to City code, policies, and procedures. 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. 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 civil and structural engineering - Pertinent Federal, State and local rules, regulations, ordinances and building codes - Recent developments and best practices of civil and structural engineering - Principles and practices of budget preparation - Principles and practices of project management - Principles of supervision, staff development, and discipline assessment - Methods, materials, and techniques used in the construction of public works projects and building design and construction - If assigned to Traffic, traffic engineering and transportation planning  Ability to:    - Coordinate and direct civil engineering programs - Supervise, organize and review the work of professional and technical staff - Select, train, develop and evaluate staff - Recommend and implement goals, objectives, policies and procedures for providing civil engineering services - Understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations - Participate in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets - Prepare engineering computations; - Prepare and review engineering plans, specifications, and estimates of public works projects - Administer contracts - Perform technical research and solve engineering problems - Conduct comprehensive engineering studies and prepare reports and recommendations - Achieve the goals of the organization while assisting private developers in meeting their goals - Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines - Effectively represent the City to outside individuals and agencies  - Respond to requests and inquiries for information - Travel to various locations within a reasonable timeframe - Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures  - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.   Experience: Eight (8) years professional civil engineering experience in the option applied including three (3) years in a senior or supervisory capacity. License/Certificates:  A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and during course of employment. Registration in the State of California as a Professional Engineer required.  If licensed in another state as a Professional Engineer, California registration must be obtained within twelve (12) months of employment. 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. 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.   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. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to a qualifications appraisal process, which will include a virtual oral board exam (weighted 100%), tentatively scheduled for December 9, 2020. 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. Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidates. Writing samples may also be requested -  tentatively scheduled for the week of December 14, 2020. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, 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. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents 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 and outdoors.  Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment.  Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  May require moving tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less.  When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions.  Must be able to work in and around bodies of water, including the ocean, lakes, and stormwater facilities.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited to, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices.  Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information.  Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. May perform inspections of work in the field requiring walking on uneven ground, working around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas and in varying temperatures.  Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Nov 08, 2020
Temporary
Please Note: Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed. Excellent part-time job opportunity for individuals to provide staff support and customer service for the City of Huntington Beach Community Services Department. The Community Services Department includes Programs & Services and Facilities & Development.  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.   These are Non-Perm, Part-Time positions.   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.   Note:   The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.  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. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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
Nov 08, 2020
Temporary
Please Note: Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed.    Excellent part-time job opportunity for individuals to provide staff support and customer service for the City of Huntington Beach Community Services Department. The Community Services Department includes Recreation, Human & Cultural Services; Facilities, Development & Concessions; Marine Safety; and Beach Operations. 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. These are Non-Perm, Part-Time positions. 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. Note : The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. 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 : Two 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. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Sufficient strength and dexterity to provide physical assistance to clients and a willingness to work with frail elderly.   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
Nov 05, 2020
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. 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. 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 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.  The top candidates best meeting the City's needs will be invited to the written test (Pass/Fail) , testing date(s) to be determined at a later time. Candidates meeting the minimum requirements may not necessarily be invited to test. The test consists of a report writing test. Successful candidates will be invited to the physical agility test immediately following the written exam.  This test consists of four timed components: Dummy Pull -  165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Vehicle Push - Fully equipped police vehicle 10' in 7 second Obstacle Course - including barriers, 6' wall/fence in 1 minute 20 seconds 1 Mile Run - 8 minutes 30 seconds Successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview, tentatively scheduled for later that same day and on the following two days if necessary. 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. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions   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 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
Nov 01, 2020
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent position.   Assists in performing general maintenance duties in support of the beach maintenance operation.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK NIGHTS, WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS.  Based on qualifications, department has the discretion to determine hiring Part-Time Level 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, or 11. Supervision Received and Exercised:  Receives direct supervision from beach maintenance crew leaders. The 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 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. 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: 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: Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: 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. Note: Beach Operations Assistant Trainee (PTL 3) does not require any previous experience, education or training.  Special requirements:   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. Note: Beach Operations Assistant Trainee (PTL 3) does not require a driver license. 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. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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.     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
Nov 01, 2020
Temporary
This is a  Non-Permanent, Part-Time position. The City of Huntington Beach is accepting applications for positions assigned to the City's beach parking operation and downtown parking facility.     Applicants MUST be at least 18 years of age or older. These are temporary, part-time positions working various shifts, including late evenings, holidays and weekends. Must have previous cash handling experience. 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. The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. 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. PLEASE NOTE: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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
Nov 01, 2020
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. 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.  Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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 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 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
Nov 01, 2020
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. 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.   Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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 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 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
Nov 01, 2020
Temporary
This is a  Non-Permanent position. The City is seeking dependable and dedicated field laborers to assist 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 I, II, III, IV or V (Part-Time Level 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10). 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. (The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.) 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. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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.   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
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
***THIS RECRUITMENT IS ALSO OPEN TO THOSE CANDIDATES CURRENTLY ATTENDING A POST APPROVED FULL-TIME POLICE ACADEMY***   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. 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. 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. *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): Dummy Drag   - 165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Agility Wall  - 1 successful climb in 30 seconds 1.5 Mile Run  - In 13 minutes or less In addition to the above exam, we will conduct an academy preparedness assessment with the following exercises: Push-ups  - Max amount in 2 minutes Sit-ups - Max amount in 2 minutes The above exercises are not considered part of the Physical Agility exam resulting in a pass/fail score. 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. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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 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
Nov 01, 2020
Temporary
Public Works - Engineering is seeking College Interns who are majoring in Civil Engineering to assist in various areas.  This position requires current enrollment in junior or senior college level courses at an accredited college or university. College transcripts/proof of enrollment must be provided prior to appointment. The current vacancies are in the  Development Services Division, Water Engineering Division, and Urban Runoff Management Division . The I deal Candidate 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 be available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week year round. This recruitment may close at any time, once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. 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 Assists in researching, compiling, and analyzing data Prepares and/or processes routine reports, correspondence and records Performs computer data entry to record and retrieve department information Interacts with interdepartmental staff and other agency representatives in obtaining or providing data Performs routine clerical tasks as needed; including copying and filing documents, collating materials, answering telephones, etc. Performs routine field reconnaissance and inspections as needed Picks up and delivers documents, materials, supplies, etc., as needed Prepare plans and drawings as directed by supervisor and department staff members Performs related duties as assigned 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 a needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : Business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; Autocad; Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel; 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 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 : High School Diploma (or GED) and current enrollment in junior or senior college level courses at an accredited college or university majoring in Civil Engineering.  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. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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
Oct 19, 2020
Temporary
The City is now recruiting for energetic, enthusiastic youth 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 .  Excellent part-time job opportunities for individuals to provide staff support and customer service for the City of Huntington Beach Community Services Department. The Community Services Department includes Programs & Services and Facilities & Development.  Current available positions include Pool Lifeguard and Swim Instructor. 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  complete American Red Cross Swim Program" . Our program is designed to meet avariety 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. Classes are offered to age six months through adult and teach skills from water adjustment through lifeguarding techniques. Classes consist of ten lessons unless otherwise specified. Our swim instructors are certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and lifeguards .   These are Non-Permanent, Part-Time positions. 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 and patrols pool decks and assists pool manager/aquatics supervisor in the total safety of pool operation and other related work.   The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. 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. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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.