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

 

 

 

28 job(s) at City of Huntington Beach

City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 12, 2021
Temporary
This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. CURRENT VACANCY : The Accounting Division of the Finance Department is searching for an administrative specialist to assist with a wide variety of highly complex finance/accounting duties in support of Accounting Division operations including, but not limited to, specialized departmental projects and coordination of various complex administrative support functions. This is a part-time position, with typical hours between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday-Friday. The IDEAL CANDIDATE has strong communication skills and interpersonal skills, works well in a busy environment, and various office software applications and finance/accounting functions. Some familiarity with fiscal year closing reports and Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) is preferred. Note : This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties The position involves a wide variety of highly complex and administrative duties in support of the Finance Department operations including, but not limited to, complex analysis and research, specialized departmental project and activity development, and coordination of various administrative support functions. The position coordinates and performs a variety of technical accounting duties such as bank reconciliation, general ledger maintenance, assistance with financial reporting, and other duties as assigned under general supervision. Position includes operation of a variety of office equipment including computer keyboard, printer, calculator, copier, facsimile or scanning machine; may perform some of the more complex specific functional duties relative to teh area of assignment; performs related duties and responsibilities as required. These duties have been provided as examples of essential types of work performed by a Department Services Specialist I-Finance Department. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Knowledge of: Modern office procedures, methods, computer equipment, hardware and software; methods and techniques of proper telephone etiquette; strong writing skills including English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; complex mathematical and statistical financial principles; accounting principles and practices, and complex Excel skills. Ability to: Learn to correctly interpret and apply City policies and procedures; perform complex administrative work including preparation of executive summaries, conduct specialized departmental projects, maintain files and compile information for reports; type and/or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance; operate and use modern office equipment including computers; learn to use various software packages including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); participate in webinars and conference calls, communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; deliver quality customer service. Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree with directly related professional level experience. Degree major in business, economics, finance, or a related field is preferred. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting, must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. 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
Jun 12, 2021
Temporary
This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Community & Library Services Department working under the direction of the Cultural Services Supervisor at the Huntington Beach Art Center. The ideal candidate must possess the skills to initiate, develop, organize, and implement educational programs for the Huntington Beach Art Center. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are required. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. This position is a Non-Perm, Part Time Level 19 (Dept. Services Aide IV). 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 7 1/2% 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 the direction of the Cultural Services Supervisor: Develops and implements educational art programs. Employs a variety of educational techniques to reach diverse communities and those with special needs. Initiates a studio program to present educational programs in both technical and conceptual art skills. Selects and oversees a studio program, which includes contract classes, demonstrations, workshops and critiques. Maintains supplies and equipment for collaborative programs and projects Develops outreach programs and projects. Organizes annual family art event and grant funded educational programs. Maintains program records. Assists in developing budget for assigned programs. Works as a member of the Art Center team. Works effectively and efficiently with artists, community volunteers, educational institutions, and the public. 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 necessary for successful performance in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Principles and techniques in art education; contemporary art, artists and issues; program planning and delivery; program promotion; grant writing and funding; principles and practices of supervision; basic algebra and business math; recordkeeping systems; budgetary planning and preparation. Ability to: Schedule, coordinate and deliver art education programs. Develop, present and market ideas and recommendations in both written and verbal form. Work as a team member on programs, projects, and assignments; give and follow oral and written instructions. Develop and maintain effective recordkeeping systems. Write reports, grants, and business correspondence. Work according to professional standards. Work effectively with a wide variety of groups and individuals. Education: A high school diploma or equivalent. A Bachelor's degree in related field preferred. Experience: A minimum of three (3) years directly related experience or training d eveloping and/or administering art education programs. License: Must possess a valid California Driver license and an acceptable driving record by the 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. Certifications : Within three months of appointment must obtain CPR/First Aid Certificates . 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 pre-placement drug screen, TB Screening, DOJ Live Scan fingerprinting, and reference check must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on 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
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
Key traits for the ideal Fire Training Maintenance Technician 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. Innovative and flexible. Someone able to see beyond what currently exists and is constant in the pursuit of realistic game changing breakthroughs for the Huntington Beach organization. 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." 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 judgment to complex issues. Self-driven. Someone with superior written, organizational, and project management skills who follows-through on all facets of work. A polished and professional demeanor. Someone who will take great pride in representing the Huntington Beach community. 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. The Ideal Candidate will have a solid work history in a related field and the ability to apply building maintenance and construction skills in maintaining the Central Net Training Center facility. Ability to design and build props used in training exercises, as directed by the manager of the Training Center. The candidate will also possess an ability to assist safety personnel engaged in training exercises. Must be able to work independently and efficiently, with high quality, as well as possess excellent communication and customer service skills. DUTIES SUMMARY - With general supervision, ensures maintenance and safe operation of the Central Net Training facility, including buildings, grounds, and all Fire Props. Constructs burn rooms and props to provide a realistic scenario for training; assists the training officers of the Central Net Agencies in conducting live fire and simulated training exercises; and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS - The Fire Training Maintenance Technician is a technical position that ensures the safety of the Fire Department personnel when performing training exercises in areas designed and constructed by this position. Fire training is provided to Huntington Beach firefighters and to staff from the Central Net Cities and Agencies that rent the Central Net facilities on a contract basis. Examples of Essential Duties Performs, oversees, and coordinates maintenance of training facility and fire props with Public Works and outside companies; services and repairs related equipment; assists in the administration of maintenance contracts for mechanical equipment, monitoring systems, electronics, and other services; performs preventative maintenance of fire warning systems, generator, computer battery back-up system, and the Fire Operation Center. Under supervision, supports safety of Fire personnel during training; ensures participants are in full safety gear and are aware of hazards involved in training areas; advises and supports fire personnel during live fire training; supervises interns and college academy students in fire ground safety and facility maintenance. Budgets for repair and maintenance of audio visual and computer equipment; maintains and orders supplies for training; coordinates facility use; promotes safety and cooperation within the facility for Central Net Fire Departments and outside groups. Ensures safety in the training areas; designs, constructs, and operates live fire training props and areas necessary for the safe training of fire personnel from Huntington Beach and neighboring communities. 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: Basic building and construction trades such as carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical and maintenance of those trades; service manuals as they relate to facility maintenance; building emergency safety back-up systems; multimedia training aids; basic firefighting techniques and practices desirable. Ability to : Read, understand, and apply plans, specifications and maintenance manuals for facility and support equipment; perform basic carpentry, plumbing, painting and electrical jobs; construct firefighting props such as simple, safe burn rooms for training; perform basic maintenance on audio visual equipment, computers and related equipment; operate radio, propane fueled equipment, and other equipment necessary for completion of duties; work effectively with Training Officers from the Central Net Cities and Agencies that rent the Central Net facilities in meeting the objectives of the training facility. Ability to : Perform basic maintenance on audiovisual equipment, computers and related equipment. Use personal protective equipment and operate self-contained breathing apparatus. Use simple and complex hand tools. Education: High school diploma or equivalent; Associate of Arts degree preferred. Experience: Two (2) years in the maintenance of major facilities, required. One (1) year fire fighting; live fire training, desirable. License and Certifications : A valid California Class C driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment. An EMT certificate, Fire Science courses, and/or California State Fire Marshals Office Firefighter I accredited Fire Academy Certification is preferred. 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. 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 hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in the assessment process, which may include a job related performance and/or written exam (Pass/Fail). The test date for this portion of the process will be announced. Those successful at passing the performance and/or written exam will will be invited to the oral board exam (weighted 100%). The test date for the oral board exam will be announced. 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. Department interviews are anticipated to be conducted before a final selection is made. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a background investigation which may include a credit check, driving record check, Livescan fingerprinting and Department of Justice (DOJ) report, pre-employment questionnaire, and/or other related examinations. 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. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. 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 Work may involve detailed concentration for long periods of time in a modified office environment and exposure to the elements in an outdoor environment. 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. Activities involve considerable physical activity in an indoor and outdoor setting with exposure to weather conditions, potential exposure to natural irritants such as vegetation, dust, soil, tree pollens, and sawdust and chemicals including but not limited to gasoline, diesel, motor oil, grease, smoke, ammonia, bleach, cleansers, volatile organic compounds, fertilizers, and non-restricted pesticides. May be exposed to hazards and physical harm from working in close proximity to moving mechanical parts and electrical currents. May require contact with hot and cold surfaces and exposure to loud noises from equipment and tools. Requires mobility to walk, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and climb ladders or scaffolding. May stoop, bend, crouch, kneel, reach and grasp and manipulate small and large objects or tools above and below shoulder level. Work involves moving and dragging of objects which may weigh up to 100 pounds, with the use of proper equipment or assistance. Requires hand, arm, and upper body strength to operate power equipment. Must comply with all California Occupational Safety & Health Act (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear including but not limited to hard hats, respirators, life vests, steel-toed shoes, and/or hearing protective devices if and when required. Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related audio visual and other equipment. Requires mobility to sit, crawl, push, pull, lift and bend, twist at the lower body, at the waist, and at the upper body. Near vision required to read correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing and speaking required when providing telephone service and communicating in person or over via remote communication devices. 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
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS The application process will be limited to a 72 -HOUR FILING PERIOD Monday, June 21, 2021 at 8:00 AM Pacific Time to Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 8:00 AM. 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 Field Service Representative. The Ideal Candidate is detail-oriented, organized, and has experience with enforcement of rules and regulations in a public services environment. The primary focus of this assignment is refuse franchise compliance. The incumbent will interact heavily with the public and provide excellent customer service. In Huntington Beach, we value soft skills such as emotional intelligence and attitude just as much as technical skills and competency. Primary importance to our organization is the identification of individuals that are team-oriented, dedicated, genuine to the organization's values, and confident yet grounded in humility. Successful candidates will understand and value the critical importance that people play in building a successful organization. Key traits for the ideal Field Service Representative 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. Innovative and flexible. Someone able to see beyond what currently exists and is constant in the pursuit of realistic game changing breakthroughs for the Huntington Beach organization. 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." 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 judgment to complex issues. Self-driven. Someone with superior written, organizational, and project management skills who follows-through on all facets of work. A polished and professional demeanor. Someone who will take great pride in representing the Huntington Beach community. 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. DUTIES SUMMARY Under general supervision, performs technical field and office work involving compliance with business licensing requirements; resolving municipal services billing issues; servicing the City's refuse collection franchise; and administering weed abatement program. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Field Service Representative is responsible for field inspection of commercial and residential properties for licensing, public health, revenue generation and code compliance. When assigned to Business License, the Field Service Representative is primarily conducting field inspection for compliance with the business license code. When assigned to Public Works Maintenance the primary function is enforcement of the City's refuse franchise compliance. When assigned to Public Works Utilities the primary function is customer service field response related to municipal services billing. Examples of Essential Duties Performs field inspections to enforce applicable business licensing requirements, refuse franchise compliance, and municipal code compliance. May inspect residential properties, commercial businesses, construction sites, transient businesses and vacant properties; conducts follow-up investigations, and issues notices or citations as appropriate for non-compliance. Researches various sources to identify business concerns that require licensing. Investigates new, delinquent or non-compliant businesses and residences. May reviews and issues new business licenses, may inactivate licenses for closed business, may issues special use and recycling permits, and may process licensing fees. Coordinates field inspection activities with other departments as necessary. Serves as a liaison between customers, City and contractors in identifying cause and possible solutions for service issues and questioned municipal services bills; takes corrective action based on findings. Coordinates between contracted refuse hauler, public works, city treasurer, finance, refuse and information systems in resolving billing and account problems in the business licensing and municipal billing system; performs account maintenance, calculates credits, debit and meter reading adjustments. Assists with the processing of utility and refuse collection service applications and discontinuances. Inspects property to ensure billing accuracy, checking dwelling units, type of dwelling, leaks, high usage, meter locations and proper service address. Coordinates meter repairs; turns service on/off, pulls meters, and assesses fees and damages as appropriate; identifies and tracks certificates of occupancy in developments with master meters to assure proper revenue collection. Performs various duties to assist customer service including restoring disconnects, reading meters and responding to hazards. Researches various sources to identify parcels and owners for abatement notifications; supervises contractors to ensure proper posting and abatement; prepares billing documents to ensure recovery of the City's costs for private property weed abatement. Answers questions in person, in writing and on the phone regarding the City's refuse franchise, residential and commercial refuse collection rates and program, inspections, business licensing requirements, high consumption, or municipal services bills; Schedules inspections and appointments as appropriate. Documents daily inspections, results and violations. Performs duties of co-workers or supervisor as necessary to ensure continuity of operations during absences. Adheres to appropriate safety rules and guidelines. 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 : Federal, state, county and municipal codes and regulations; departmental policies and procedures; water and refuse billing rates and related policies; meter reading, meter and street locations; removing and setting water meters; conflict resolution techniques; personal computers and software applications; quality service principles and practices; appropriate safety methods and techniques. Ability to : Read and interpret applicable codes; identify hazardous situations and take corrective action; utilize appropriate interpersonal skills when interacting with diverse communities or confrontational individuals; maintain and follow department processes and regulations; operate standard office equipment including personal computers, standard software applications and two-way radio; use common hand tools and meter box keys; communicate effectively in oral and written form; maintain statistics and write reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents, business owners, contractors, City staff and supervisors. Education : The equivalent of a high school diploma. Experience : Two (2) years of public contact experience. Experience involving customer service and compliance with rules and regulations are desirable. Licenses : Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license by time of appointment. When assigned to Business License, must successfully complete PC 832 training. 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 only be accepted 6/21/21 at 8:00 AM PT until 6/24/21 before 8:00 AM PT. All 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 hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include a virtual oral board exam (weighted 100%) - tentatively schedule for July 8, 2021 , which may include other job related performance appraisal exercises before or after the oral board exam. Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the assessment process 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 July 12, 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. IMPORTANT: In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to this "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. 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 Work involves considerable physical activity with exposure to weather conditions and potential to physical harm. There is frequent need to stand, walk, sit, talk or hear, use hands, kneel, stoop and perform other similar actions during the course of work; ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 09, 2021
Full Time
View the BROCHURE HOMELESS RESPONSE IN HB It's an exciting time to be part of the homeless response plan in Surf City! Beginning in 2013, Huntington Beach started working proactively to address homeless related issues in the community. Those initial efforts have evolved over the years, and today, the City has 7 staff members fully dedicated as part of the Homeless Task Force. Over time, the City has also formed partnerships with multiple outside agencies, include Be Well OC, Mercy House, Jamboree Housing, Homeless United HB, Family Promise of Orange County, Project Self-Sufficiency, Would Walk OC, the Huntington Beach Interfaith Council, and other local and regional non-profit agencies. During the past 7 months, the City has made tremendous strides in bringing online additional tools to address homeless related issues, including: Establishment of a 174-bed navigation center in December 2020. Launch of the Project HOPE mobile crisis response program, a first-of-its-kind effort in partnership with Be Well OC. Increased homeless outreach and support efforts have been engaged. Progress on development of a 43-unit permanent supportive housing project, a first for Surf City. Given the strides that have been made over the years, the City is now searching for a special individual who can help take our homeless response programs to the next level. Here at the City, we've established an aspirational goal to end homelessness in Huntington Beach. Those efforts are being developed through a preliminary framework called Project Zero. The effort involves the following key elements: Identify every individual in Huntington Beach that is unhoused, and categorize each person into a specific affinity group (i.e., chronic homeless, Veteran homeless, etc.). Help organize the efforts of local agency, faith-based, and non-profit groups to support the unified goal of ending homelessness in Huntington Beach. Develop transitional housing program options. Create additional permanent supportive housing units in the community. Identify navigation / shelter options for families / children. Develop a premier homeless prevention program. Develop a world-class local data collection and reporting framework. Examples of Essential Duties THE POSITION Currently, the Deputy Director of Homelessness & Behavioral Health Services is structured to report directly to the Chief of Police, with regular interface and contact with the City Manager. Under general direction, the Deputy Director will be tasked with developing and executing the plan to end homelessness in Huntington Beach. Further, given the City's recent launch of Project HOPE, the Deputy Director will be responsible for coordinating the City's mental health and addiction-related support programs. Additional job-function specific details can be found online by clicking here . PRIORITIES FOR THE NEW DEPUTY DIRECTOR: Refine, develop, and implement the City's Project Zero program, aimed at ending homelessness in Huntington Beach. Help manage the development and implementation of the City's Project HOPE mobile crisis response program. Support the development of transitional and permanent supportive housing program options. Identify navigation / shelter options for families / children. Develop a premier homeless prevention program. Develop a world-class local data collection and reporting framework related to homeless response. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE First and foremost, the City is seeking an individual who has an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognizes that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization's behavioral values, which include: Humility... be willing to place the team before self. Exceptionality... be really (REALLY) good at what you do. Social Awareness... say and do those things that bring people together. Passion... recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB. Integrity... live our values authentically. Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we're also looking for candidates that are excited about the opportunity to take a key leadership role in this area for one of the nation's most desirable, premier coastal communities. 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 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. Qualifications Competitive candidates will possess at least five (5) years of progressively responsible professional level experience working with the homeless programs and populations, behavioral health programs, and/or closely related special needs programs. A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social or behavioral sciences, community development, business, public administration, or related field required. A Master's degree in a related field is preferred. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS The closing date for this recruitment is 5:00 p.m. PT on July 2, 2021. 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, applications and resumes will be screened in relation to the criteria articulated in this brochure. Candidates deemed to be the best qualified will be invited to participate in panel interview(s) - tentatively scheduled for July 14, 2021 , which may be conducted virtually, pending COVID-19 restrictions. Following the initial interview, the top candidates will be invited back for a final interview - tentatively scheduled for July 16, 2021 . The City Manager 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, the City will do so in close coordination with the impacted candidate(s) at that time. The City of Huntington Beach reserves the right to alter 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 class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Position requires standing, walking, reaching, kneeling, stooping, bending, and prolonged sitting in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard and picking up supplies. The need to lift, drag and push files, paper and documents weighing up to 25 pounds is also required. The position works outdoors during site visits, exposure to dust and allergens, unpleasant odors, insects, working on uneven surfaces, use of protective gloves, and interfacing with all facets of the community including those with behavioral health diagnosis including mental illness and substance abuse. Communicates with the public, co-workers and community members in a clear and concise, professional and courteous manner, travels to different sites and locations. May involve stressful situations, including dealing with erratic and sometimes antagonistic behavior. 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
Jun 08, 2021
Temporary
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE FILING DEADLINE OF 6/23/21 AT 5:00 PM ONLY ON-LINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED IF MORE THAN ONE APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED BY THE SAME APPLICANT, ONLY THE LAST APPLICATION RECEIVED WILL BE REVIEWED (There is no benefit to submitting multiple applications - and multiple applications are discouraged, except to correct an error or omission.) NO WALK-IN, DROP OFFS WILL BE PERMITTED PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE JOB FLYER CAREFULLY BEFORE CONTACTING THE CITY WITH ANY INQUIRIES. All information needed to apply is provided in this job notice. (There is NO need to call to confirm that documents were received - you can verify this in your own application account.) Applications will first be screened for minimum qualifications. The top candidates who best meet the desirable qualifications will be contacted via email and invited to the written exam. Do NOT submit any attachments in addition to those specified below. Doing so could result in disqualification. Successful candidates are appointed as a contract Ambulance Operator. This is an at-will City position serving under the terms of an employment agreement not to exceed 36 months. A full range of benefits is provided, including generous paid leave benefits and unsponsored breaks in service to attend paramedic school or a fire academy (Re-instatement is not guaranteed). Ambulance Operators are expected to be able to work regularly assigned shifts of up to 24-hours at assigned fire stations. Employees in this position receive overtime pay at time and one-half for any hours worked over 40 in a work week. Ambulance Operators and other City employees are eligible to apply for a Firefighter Paramedic Trainee position if they have six (6) months full-time experience or 1,000 hours working as an EMT for Huntington Beach prior to starting Paramedic training. Firefighter Paramedic Trainees are City employees who are sponsored to attend the fire academy or paramedic school and MAY be considered for Firefighter or Firefighter Paramedic employment, contingent upon their successful completion. CURRENT VACANCIES: The City is seeking bright, career-minded individuals with a long-term interest in becoming Firefighters or Firefighter Paramedics with the Huntington Beach Fire Department. This is a unique contract position in which new-hires attend a City-sponsored two-week academy to become Ambulance Operators. Upon successful graduation, Ambulance Operators are assigned to provide emergency medical transport services for The City of Huntington Beach Fire Department . New-hire Ambulance Operators are initially appointed to an on-call basis and then are moved into full-time positions as vacancies occur. Ambulance Operators work under the direction of a Fire Captain and receive significant career mentoring and training. IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate is a self-starter who possesses a strong background in the coordination, implementation and evaluation of pre-hospital and other emergency medical service activities. In addition, the ideal candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills with emergency response personnel, patients, and the public; and a solid commitment to providing quality service at all times. Examples of Essential Duties In part, an Ambulance Operator will be required to perform the following job tasks: Operate City-owned ambulances and other department vehicles as directed, including driving to and from medical emergencies as part of the emergency transportation team Perform appropriate field procedures utilizing EMT-1 level skills such as attaining and documenting vital signs, bandaging, splinting, lifting patients into an ambulance and assisting paramedics as directed Maintain and inventory emergency ambulance supplies, equipment and routine vehicle parts; support patient billing operations Operate within federal, state, county and city laws, regulations and guidelines including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Attend and complete department and hospital training sessions and drills Participate in station and equipment clean-up and perform other assignments as directed 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. WORK PERIOD: In general, Ambulance Operators are expected to be able to work regularly assigned shifts of up to 24 hours at assigned fire stations. As FLSA "non-exempt" employees, Ambulance Operators receive overtime pay for time worked over forty (40) hours in a work week at time and one half of Ambulance Operators' FLSA regular rate of pay. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that will provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position as determined by the Fire Chief. A typical combination includes but is not limited to: Knowledge of : (1) Applicable federal, state, county and Huntington Beach regulations, practices and procedures; (2) principles of emergency ambulance and transportation procedures including first aid, resuscitator and gurney operations; safe emergency work practices; (3) infectious control procedures; (4) emergency radio communication procedures; (5) medical terminology and documentation; and, (6) emergency vehicle maintenance and operation, including all applicable federal and state driving licenses. Ability to : (1) Read electronic and incident maps and follow map directions; (2) work effectively in difficult and hazardous emergency situations and environments and carry out work assignments as instructed; (3) safely and properly transport patients during ambulance transportation; (4) follow oral and written instructions; (5) communicate effectively with the public and fellow employees. Age: Must have attained age 18. Education: High School diploma or GED Certificate. Physical: Excellent physical condition. Must be physically capable of performing all tasks required of a Huntington Beach Ambulance Operator as determined by a physical abilities exam and medical evaluation. Background: Must be of good moral character with no felony convictions or crimes of moral turpitude, and be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation. Experience: Ambulance Operator experience not required. Education and experience directed toward a career in the fire service preferred. Examples: Graduation from a California Basic Fire Academy, Firefighter I Certification, or college level fire technology course work. License: Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C driver license and satisfactory driving record. Must possess a DMV ambulance endorsement before the date of hire. Certifications: Must possess A valid current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider or BLS Provider Card issued by an American Heart Association Training Center OR a CPR card for health care providers issued by the American Red Cross. AHA Instructor, PALS, or ACLS cards do not meet this requirement. Military-level CPR certification is subject to review on a case-by-case basis. EITHER a current California issued EMT or Paramedic certification card OR a current National Registry issued EMT Basic or Paramedic certification card at the time of application. NOTE: Candidates not possessing a California issued EMT certification card at time of application (Including those with a paramedic certification) will be required to apply for a California EMT certification if/when selected to participate in the background investigation, and must obtain California EMT certification by completion of the background investigation. CPAT or BIDDLE certificates dated on or after June 23, 2020 may be submitted in lieu of the physical abilities test. Attachments accepted are: CPR, EMT or Paramedic certification, a CPAT or BIDDLE certificate and a copy of your driver's license. All other documents are not to be submitted and doing so could result in applicant disqualification. All required certifications must be maintained "current" throughout the selection process. Officially extended expirations due to COVID-19 are accepted. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE: Completed applications and supplemental questionnaires will only be accepted on-line . Candidates MUST upload required certification cards when submitting their on-line application. Expired cards will not be accepted unless officially extended due to COVID-19 . Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the selection process. The selection process will include a review of applications for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants whose qualifications best meet the City's needs will be invited to the written exam (Pass/Fail), tentatively scheduled for July 17, 2021. The top-scoring candidates successful at obtaining a "passing" score on the written exam will then be scheduled for an oral board interview (weighted 100%), to be held during the weeks of August 2 and August 9. Interviews will be remote via Zoom. Candidates successful at passing the oral board interview will be scheduled for a physical abilities test (Pass/Fail). Documentation of a CPAT or Biddle test dated on or after June 23, 2020, will be accepted in lieu of the physical abilities test. Successful candidates will be placed on a hiring list from which hires may be made. Upon a conditional offer of employment, selected candidates from the hiring list must then pass a comprehensive background investigation, including DOJ LiveScan fingerprinting, pre-placement medical exam, TB test, and drug screen with acceptable results. Upon hire, the employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is only online via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Written Exam - Pass/Fail, tentatively scheduled for Saturday, July 17, 2021 Oral Board Interview - Weighted 100%, tentatively scheduled for the weeks of August 2 or August 9, 2021 (Candidates will only attend one of the dates) Physical Agility Exam - Pass/Fail, Will be scheduled by appointment for those who require it due to not possessing a CPAT or Biddle certificate. Comprehensive Background Investigation - Conducted upon a conditional offer of employment and includes DOJ LiveScan fingerprinting. (Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be cause for disqualification) Medical exam, TB test and drug screen - Conducted upon conditional offer of employment Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Physical strength and agility to lift and carry heavy objects, such as a gurney while transporting patients; lift, pull and operate gurney; climb ladders and stairs; bend, stoop, kneel, crawl in tight places; withstand a variety of environmental factors including working in the heat or cold, confined spaces, slippery/uneven surfaces, work irregular hours; exposure to toxic chemicals, fumes, smoke, gases and solvents; work long periods without relief. 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
Jun 05, 2021
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 Construction Inspector. Key traits for our ideal Senior Construction Inspector 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 general supervision, conducts inspections of public works construction projects in the public right-of-way for capital improvements including subdivisions. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Reports to: Construction Manager DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Senior Construction Inspector is the advanced journey level classification within the Construction Inspection series responsible for performing the most specialized and complex work assigned to the series. Examples of Essential Duties Inspects a variety of complex public works infrastructure, capital improvement, subdivision and maintenance construction projects to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, contract provisions and City, County, and state codes Inspects subdivisions, residential, commercial and industrial developments for grading, erosion control, dust control, storm drainage, reinforced concrete structures, street improvements, street lighting, traffic lights, dry utilities, street appurtenances and landscaping Reviews plans and specifications of assigned complex construction projects Inspects both above and below ground in confined spaces all types of construction work and projects completed in the public right-of-way, including street improvements, sewers, storm drains and buildings, water facilities, pump stations, public utilities, lighting, traffic signals, etc. for conformance to plans and specifications Performs field contract administration activities for projects including monitoring, coordinating, evaluating and reporting of contractor activities Reviews and monitors traffic control; ensures quality control and testing coordination for a variety of City and outside agency requirements Inspects new water facility construction; disinfects and tests new or repaired water systems; performs hydrostatic testing of new water systems Enforces National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) requirements; collects water samples and maintains records for public health purposes Prepares necessary reports and presents materials and recommendations at project meetings Assists contract administrators on construction projects Responsible for overseeing the preparation of "as built" records and drawings Provides customer service to engineers, contractors and residents; answers questions and resolves complex construction problems on-site Maintains detailed records of all contract activities, bid item quantities, time and materials and work progress on a daily basis Monitors compliance with the Davis-Bacon Act as necessary Recommends field adjustments and redesign decisions to resolve problems or conflicts Provides input to change orders as appropriate Reviews and approves soil reports for compaction of grading and trench backfill Reviews and approves engineering specifications for rough grade, line and grade of buildings, and final grading and drainage Performs a final inspection of an entire subdivision or development before final approval and release of bonds In a lead capacity, performs field and technical review of work and progress performed by contract and other City construction inspectors and assists in training as assigned Provides guidance and reports work progress to immediate supervisor as required Reports to work as scheduled; may work 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 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: - Advanced principles and practices of public works construction inspection - Federal, State and local laws, codes, regulations, and departmental policies governing public works construction and private development projects including but not limited to the Uniform Building Code, Caltrans Local Programs Manual, NPDES regulations - Principles and practices of engineering design, specifications, and cost estimate preparation - Standard specifications for public works construction - Advanced Inspection practices to examine construction workmanship and materials for defects and faults - Water related inspection and testing as determined by regulatory agencies - Soil mechanics - Construction and related materials, tools and equipment - Practices of construction contract administration in a public agency setting - Mathematics applicable to complex construction inspection - Construction safety and occupational hazards related to construction work - Safe driving rules - Related computer software applications, including MS Office Suite Ability to: - Read, interpret and analyze construction plans, specifications, maps, and legal descriptions for conformance with City standards and policies - Apply and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations - Prioritize tasks and meet deadlines - Safely work in confined spaces both above and below ground to perform inspections - Record quantities of materials - Prepare progress payments and field memoranda - Assist in the preparation of estimates and change orders - Prepare status reports and information items regarding construction issues - Analyze records for response to claims, review plans, and specifications - Make mathematical computations - Deliver quality customer service - Maintain and follow Department processes and regulations - Ensure safety and professional work standards are met - Write reports and recommendations - Communicate effectively in verbal and written form - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, engineers, City personnel and residents - Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Education: Associate's degree from an accredited university or college in civil engineering, drafting, surveying or other related field. Experience: Five (5) years' experience performing public works construction inspections. Licenses/Certifications: A valid California driver license and an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and throughout employment. Must possess three of the following certificates: Public Works Inspector's Certificate Public Works Certification or equivalent International Code Conference (ICC) certificate or equivalent as a Special Inspector (concrete or structural masonry inspector) Electrical Power Inspector or Grade 3 Water Distribution Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board 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 on-line application must be completed in its entirety. All 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 hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include an oral board examination (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for June 29, 2021 . Passing candidates 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) - to be determined. 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. IMPORTANT: In-house candidates who do not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to the "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. 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 regularly and frequently 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. May require ascending and descending ladders/scaffolding and stairs. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions, including inclement weather. Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective, gear, including but not limited to, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices. Near vision required for reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. This position is expected to perform inspections of work in the field that may require walking on even/uneven ground, walking 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
Jun 05, 2021
Temporary
Do you enjoy working in a fun and team-oriented environment? Are you enthusiastic about promoting City programs and services? Do you enjoy creating captivating marketing material? If so, then we encourage you to apply for the for College Intern III position at the City of Huntington Beach! The City of Huntington Beach is looking for the "right people" to join our team and who possess the following skillset: Strong communication, organizational, and project management skills who follows through on all facets of work, A "self-starter" mindset and eager to take on new challenges, and Unparalleled optimism, interpersonal skills, and drive to provide excellent services to the City. The Community & Library Services Department is searching for one (1) part-time College Intern to assist with the City's marketing and programming efforts across multiple platforms including social media and print. Note : This recruitment may close at any time, and will close 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 With direction from the Community Services Recreation Specialist: As part of the Department Marketing Team, assist with a variety of marketing projects including, but not limited to: Develop a marketing schedule and content calendar, Make recommendations for content to promote Department and City initiatives, Assist in the development and execution of a Department-wide marketing plan, Create marketing material including social media posts, print advertisements, and other promotional material, and Research and compile City events and activities to post to online calendars and suggest post content for the City's social media sites. Maintain the SANDS Production Schedule. Gather content for the SANDS magazine, and monitor email marketing efforts (department newsletters, emails, social media posts, etc.) for Community & Library Services Programs. Edit websites, activity guides, and other marketing collateral for clarity and City style. Provide administrative support to the Contract Class Program by helping with registrations, reporting, instructor badges and correspondence, and marketing. Perform other 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; 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 in Communications, Marketing, Public Administration, or a related field. Experience : General office, public contact, and/or government-related experience highly desirable. The incumbent will demonstrate strong writing skills. Other Desirable Qualifications: Experience in Adobe Products - InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro Experience with front-end web development - HTML, CSS, WordPress Knowledgeable in Hootsuite Excellent writing skills 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. Please submit a portfolio of three (3) marketing materials (any type of media) that has been prepared for a job or school projects. If your portfolio contains files that cannot be attached to your application, please post your content online and upload a Word document to your application that contains the direct link(s) to the site. 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
Jun 01, 2021
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 may be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with some exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at the time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 01, 2021
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 may be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with some exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Temporary
CURRENT VACANCY : The Public Works Department is searching for office aides to assist with reception activities (both in person and on the phone), calendaring of meetings, and general office clerical work. This is a part-time position, with typical hours between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday-Friday. The IDEAL CANDIDATE has strong communication skills and interpersonal skills, works well in a busy environment, and familiarity with various office software applications. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Answers multi-line telephone and routes calls to the appropriate personnel; provides front counter assistance and information within area of assignment; responds to requests for information and distributes appropriate forms; receives, sorts, and distributes incoming and outgoing mail and correspondence; maintains accurate and up-to-date logs, files, calendars and records for assigned area; sorts, cross-indexes, codes and files various materials using established procedures; copies, collates, and binds documents; enters data into computer from various sources; inputs corrections and updates; verifies data for accuracy and completeness; operates a variety of office equipment including computer keyboard, calculator, copier, facsimile or scanning machine; may perform some of the more routine specific functional duties relative to the area of assignment; performs related duties and responsibilities as required. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of works performed within this job assignment. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Knowledge of: Modern office procedures, methods, computer equipment and software; methods and techniques of proper telephone etiquette; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; basic mathematical principles; customer service principles and practices. Ability to: Learn to correctly interpret and apply City policies and procedures; perform general clerical work including maintaining files and compiling information for reports; type and/or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance; effectively respond to requests and inquiries from the general public and City staff; operate and use modern office equipment including computer; learn to use various software packages including Microsoft Office Suite; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; deliver quality customer service. Education and Experience: Equivalent to a high school diploma and three (3) years experience in clerical support, reception, and customer service in an office environment. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting, must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Physical Tasks & Environmental 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
Jun 01, 2021
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. In addition to, when assigned to Water: Performs pick and shovel work on a variety of surfaces that may include, but not limited to; asphalt, concrete, unpaved streets, sidewalks and parkways. Loads and unloads supplies and materials that may include, but not limited to ; stone, gravel, dirt, asphalt, timber, pipe, debris, construction materials, tools and equipment. Dig trenches and backfills ditches and trenches; lifts, moves and carries heavy objects weighing up to 100 pounds. May operate small power equipment and drive small trucks. Duties may also include; assist in laying pipe; assist in installing water services, sewer main/laterals and cleaning sewer laterals. Performs other related duties as assigned. (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
Jun 01, 2021
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
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
HBPD IS LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED EXPERIENCED POLICE OFFICERS. THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS AND FUTURE TESTING DATES WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE. The Huntington Beach Police Department is committed to community-based policing. We train all our employees to build trusted relationships within our community. These relationships produce collaborative problem solving within our community while de-emphasizing the paramilitary aspects of law enforcement. Perform police duties in an assigned division; uniform, investigation, special services or administrative services. POLICE OFFICER (Experience/Lateral) - Lateral officers CURRENTLY working in an agency covered by CalPERS, who are determined by CalPERS to be CLASSIC members, would receive the benefit rate of 3%@50. Please see additional information by clicking on the "Benefits" tab. Note: This class specification is currently under review for updates as required by CA Government Code Section 1031. Examples of Essential Duties Generally, a police officer's first assignment is to the uniform division. After a sufficient period of patrol duty, the police officer becomes eligible for police assignments in traffic, the detective bureau, special services and administrative services division. Patrols an assigned area of the City by car, motorcycle, or helicopter and investigates suspicious conditions; responds to emergency calls and provides emergency assistance; conducts preliminary and/or follow-up investigations of disturbances, complaints, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, deaths, suicides, etc. and gathers and preserves evidence; prepares evidence, reports, diagrams and records for files and/or presentation in court and sets up and maintains case files; maintains a daily log including documentation of responses to emergency calls; issues warnings and citations and apprehends criminals; directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at fires, parades, funerals, and other emergencies or congested situations; searches for stolen property and missing persons; transports prisoners; serves warrants and subpoenas, and testifies in court; performs desk officer duties providing information and direction over the phone and in person; analyzes various bureau activities and reports on the efficiency of existing programs and system; compiles statistics; trains police recruits and other sworn personnel; performs other related duties. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Public safety laws and rules; proper search and seizure and arrest procedures. Ability to: Apply public safety laws and rules to daily situations; analyze problems and to rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stress situations. Education: Requires completion of twelfth grade or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills. Specific courses are required for advancement within the department. Experience: Requires one (1) year of sworn police officer experience AND successful completion of the probationary period. Out-of-state candidates must have completed Step 2 of the California POST Basic Waiver program prior to applying. Documentation of acceptance into the waiver program is required and must be attached. Contact POST at www.post.ca.gov for further information. License: Valid California driver's license or ability to obtain one prior to date of hire. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official online application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training. Candidates best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to the physical agility test. This test consists of four timed components: Dummy Pull - 165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Agility Wall - 1 successful climb in 30 seconds 1.5 Mile Run - In 13 minutes or less Successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview, tentatively scheduled for later that same day or the following day.Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner.Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc.Upon a conditional offer of employment, a psychological examination and a pre-placement medical evaluation/drug screening must be completed with acceptable results.Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE: Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. 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 may be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with some exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not visibly display markings on the following body parts/areas: Head, neck, ears, mouth, scalp, face, hands (exception: wedding band tattoo on ring finger) Markings detrimental to good order are prohibited from visibility. Inappropriate markings are not permitted to be visible including but not limited to, imagery depicting racial, sexual, discriminatory, gang related, violence, obscene language or any offensive, demeaning to persons of ordinary sensibilities or considered racist or sexist. Markings are prohibited from being displayed during the following: court testimony, depositions, school presentations, formal community meetings, funerals This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 01, 2021
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 & Library Services Department. The Community & Library 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 a variety of swimming needs. Whether it is learning new swimming techniques, or recreational enjoyment of the water, we have something for everybody. The swim courses follow the American Red Cross standards. Year-round classes are offered to participants age six months through adult and teach skills from water adjustment through lifeguarding techniques. Our swim instructors are certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and lifeguards . 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, 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.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 01, 2021
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 & Library Services Department. The Community & Library 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
Jun 01, 2021
Temporary
The Senior Services Department Aide-Meals is an entry-level position that implements the Home Delivered Meals Nutrition Program for older adults. The current vacancy is at the Senior Center in Central Park. Incumbent must be available to work a varied work schedule as work schedule changes with demand for social services. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Typical duties include but are not limited to: Intake and assessment Information and referral Training and coordination of volunteers Preparing and maintaining statistical records Coordinating and mapping delivery routes. 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 : Basic social services needs of older adults and families; basic factors which support older adults and families' social and physical well-being such as healthcare, household management and material needs; knowledge of assessment skills and counseling techniques; public and private social service agencies and other community resources available to meet clients' needs, standard office principles and procedures; personal computer and standard business software. Ability to : Communicate effectively with older adults, families and professionals; work closely with staff in a team environment; maintain effective relationships with clients; assess and support clients' efforts in working towards the accomplishment of mutually agreed upon goals, pack and lift 20 pound meal coolers. Possess: Strong computer skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Enjoy working with an aging population Patience, tact and diplomacy in a highly demanding environment. Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent with 30 college semester units in Social Welfare, Social/Human services, Sociology, Gerontology or other behavioral sciences. Two (2) years of social work or case management working with older adults, or in meals delivery. Fluency in a second language preferred, but not required. Certifications/License : Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. CPR/First Aid Certificates must be obtained within three months of appointment. 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 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. Will be required to provide your current Driver License Record, obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles, to Human Resources prior to completing other pre-placement processes. 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 Ability to work in a demanding environment, use hands and arms repeatedly to pack items in coolers and lift 20 pounds. 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
Jun 01, 2021
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 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. 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. 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
Jun 01, 2021
Temporary
This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Community & Library Services Department working under the direction of the Summer Day Camp Coordinator in the Summer Day Camp program. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and work well in a variety of environments. Excellent customer service skills and people skills are required. 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 With direction of the Summer Day Camp Coordinator: Responds to customer inquires Disseminates information regarding the Summer Day Camp Program Assists with planning and coordination of Summer Day Camp activities Provides supervision of participants on excursions including overseeing the safety of participants. 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 : Current trends in recreation programs and activities. Ability to : Supervise program participants in a variety of environments, while creating positive relationships within the community; provide excellent customer service to the community at all times; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; operate personal computer and related software; maintain accurate records; record and retrieve information; lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance. Education and Experience : High school graduation required. One year of college and one year of experience in recreation leadership or equivalent preferred. CPR/First Aid/AED Certificates : Must possess by time 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
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
In Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Senior Trial Counsel. The Ideal Candidate possesses significant civil trial experience, either in prosecuting civil cases or defending them. Having represented other government or public agencies at trial is a significant plus. A Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, active membership in the State Bar of California, at least five years of increasingly responsible experience in litigation and trying of cases in the State of California with a minimum of taking lead role in five jury and three bench trials to verdict in Superior Court, and admission to practice in the State and Federal Courts, required. Here in Huntington Beach, we value soft skills such as emotional intelligence and attitude just as much as technical skills and competency. Primary importance to our organization is the identification of individuals that are team-oriented, dedicated, genuine to the organization's values, and confident yet grounded in humility. Successful candidates will understand and value the critical importance that people play in building a successful organization. Key traits for our ideal Senior Trial Counsel 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. Objective accountability 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 the direction of the City Attorney, leads the City's trial and litigation efforts in all civil lawsuits, either for prosecution of or in the defense, on behalf of the City of Huntington Beach. Works with other attorneys who are litigating cases on behalf of the City. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Reports to: City Attorney and the Chief Assistant City Attorney DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Differs from other attorney classes in the City Attorney's Office in that the Senior Trial Counsel focuses on litigation activity and trying cases in court. Note: This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval. Examples of Essential Duties Handles litigation in State and Federal courts and administrative tribunals, including preparing pleadings, motions, and discovery documents, taking depositions, arguing motions, attending conferences and hearings, and trying cases before juries, court, and administrative hearing officers; Advises the City Attorney and the City Council, as appropriate, concerning litigation to which the City is a party including litigation assigned to outside counsel by the City Attorney; Provides direction, supervision, and oversight to all other attorneys in the City Attorney's office who are working on, or are assigned to, litigating lawsuits: Manages and oversees, daily litigation activities, including court calendars, document management, case management, and legal support staff training regarding litigation protocol and procedure; Controls and manages City expenditures for outside counsel as assigned by the City Attorney; Advises the City Attorney concerning changes in law or practice that may affect City liability; Conducts, supervises, or arranges for investigations related to assigned casework; Confers with City department representatives to provide advice and counsel on prosecution laws and ordinances affecting their work; researches legal issues and provides legal opinions and advice; prepares legal reports and opinions; consults and confers with other attorneys, court officials, and law enforcement agency in the preparation and trial of assigned casework; Researches, analyzes, and interprets existing laws, court decisions, pending legislation and other legal authorities; Assists in the coordination of special projects and teams related to area of assignment; Assists in the development and implementation of department goals, objectives, policies,procedures and work standards related to area of assignment; Represents the City in meetings where litigation matters are discussed with various boards and committees as assigned by the City Attorney; Maintains effective and extensive professional relationships with legal representatives of other local, state and federal agencies; Reports to work as scheduled, works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends, and/or holidays as required; Performs other such legal duties as may be required by the City Attorney. 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: - Trial practice and preparation - Jury selection (voir dire) - California Evidence Code - Preparing and arguing Motions in Limine before trial - Effective selection and retention of trial experts - Effective direct and cross examination - Principles, practices and procedures of contract, tort, public entity, government tort, personal injury, employment, and other areas of civil law - Principles of judicial and trial procedures and rules of evidence - Principles and practices of constitutional, civil and administrative law and procedures - Superior and Federal court systems and proceedings and administrative procedures necessary to try cases in State and Federal courts and before a wide range of administrative boards - Litigation management and strategies - California civil and Appellate procedures - Federal and state laws, Penal Codes, City Charter and Municipal Codes, and Municipal Zoning Codes - Organization, function, and legal limitations on the authority, enforcement and procedural issues of various City departments - Federal and state constitutional and statutory provisions related to municipalities - Accepted legal principles and court decisions Ability to: - Take direction and supervision from the City Attorney and Chief Assistant City Attorney - Direct and supervise other attorneys working on litigation - Try to completion jury and bench trials - Select a jury - Prepare witnesses for depositions and trial, prepare experts to testify at trial - Conduct direct and cross examination of witnesses at trial - Prepare written discovery and responses to written discovery - Prepare a variety of motions, including Motions for Summary Judgment - Research, analyze and apply legal principles, facts evidence and precedents to legal cases - Represent the City effectively and persuasively in courts and administrative hearings - Analyze, appraise, and organize facts, evidence, and precedents and present them in oral and written reports - Consistently prepare and present statements of law, fact and argument clearly, logically and persuasively both orally and in writing - Litigate cases, manage litigation processes, and oversee the work of others who are trying cases - Review, discuss, and advise the City Attorney, City Council and City Manager regarding legal policy issues - Exhibit a high degree of integrity and sound judgment in the performance of assigned work tasks - Work cooperatively with other employees, customers, clients, and the public - Produce documents written in the English language using proper sentence structure, punctuation, grammar, and spelling - Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information - Oversee the work of other legal and paraprofessional staff - Communicate orally with customers, clients, and the public using a telephone and in group and face-to-face, one-to-one settings Education: Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association with a Juris Doctorate degree. Experience: Minimum of five (5) years increasingly responsible experience in the litigation and trying of cases in the State of California with a minimum of taking lead role in five (5) jury and three (3) bench trials to verdict in Superior Court. Admission to practice in the State and Federal jurisdictional courts. License/Certification: Active membership in the State Bar of California. Possession of a valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record by time of appointment and throughout period of employment required. 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. Please attach an updated resume AND a writing sample to your online application. 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 an oral board examination (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for July 7, 2021 . 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 candidate(s). 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 involves detailed concentration for long periods of time in a modified office environment and sitting for extended periods. 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 primarily performed indoors. In an office environment, the work requires sitting at a desk or table for prolonged periods of time and daily use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and screen. The incumbent uses a computer and related equipment and sits, stands, walks, climbs, pushes, pulls, reaches, grasps, lifts and moves tools and equipment weighing 25 pounds or less. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.