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 depart-ment 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 Ser-vices, Police, and Public Works.

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

20 job(s) at City of Huntington Beach

City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, CA, USA
Apr 28, 2017
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. The Community Development Department is seeking College Interns in Planning and/or Building.  This position requires current enrollment in college level courses at an accredited college or university. College transcripts/proof of enrollment must be provided prior to appointment. The ideal candidate  possesses effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a busy office environment where attention to detail is important,  excellent customer service skills, and be available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week.  This recruitment may close at any time, once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.   Temporary/part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Assists supervisor and department staff members with a variety of planning and building or support duties as assigned Assists in compiling and analyzing data Prepares and/or processes routine reports, correspondence and records Performs computer data entry to record and retrieve department information Interacts with interdepartmental staff and other agency representatives in obtaining or providing data Performs routine clerical tasks as needed, including copying and filing documents, collating materials, answering telephones, etc. Picks up and delivers documents, materials, supplies, etc., as needed Performs related duties as assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; basic math principles; effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Ability to :  Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research; compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports and correspondence; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service. Education : High School Diploma (or GED) and current enrollment in college level courses at an accredited college or university.  Experience : General office, public contact, or government-related experience highly desirable. License:   Possession of a valid Class C California Driver license and an acceptable driving record.  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 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, CA, USA
Feb 16, 2018
Full Time
The Finance Department is currently seeking to fill the position of Business License Supervisor with a highly competent and collaborative professional who will have the responsibility of ensuring compliance with City business license and permit regulations, overseeing the processing of business license applications, enforcement of business licenses according to federal, state, and local laws, and supervision of business license staff ensuring the timely and accurate processing of a high volume of business license applications; maintaining staffing and performance levels to meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced work environment; and interacting with multiple City departments and business customers regularly.  The Ideal Candidate will possess strong supervisory skills, high level of integrity and ethics, the ability to multi-task in a high paced, deadline driven environment, attention to accuracy and detail, self-motivated, detail oriented, strong business license and legislative experience, strong customer service skills, experience in supervising and coordinating a diverse staff, and experience in revenue management. Computer competence is  essential  for this position. JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, oversees the operations for the collection of all revenue for various taxes and permits.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:  Finance Manager â€" Fiscal Services Provides direction and training to Accounting Technicians and other staff Examples of Essential Duties Leads, plans, trains, and oversees the work of staff involved with business license applications to ensure proper administration; assigns and evaluates work of staff and collaborates with management in assessing and documenting performance Trains new employees in the area of work including proper business license procedures and techniques;  provides continuing on-the-job training to existing staff Oversees office operations to ensure quality customer service Verifies the work of employees for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques, and compliance with applicable standards and specifications Remains current on all city ordinances and other city, state, and municipal codes, laws, rules, regulations and legislation affecting business licenses and regulatory permits Performs the most complex accounting tasks of the work unit including responding to and resolving difficult and sensitive customer inquiries and complaints Collects and processes all fees associated with business license taxes, regulatory permit fees Balances all fees collected and reconciles to collections for bank deposits Processes mail, including applications, renewal payments and any other correspondence Reconciles and balances all receipts made by customers and makes corrections as necessary Prepares journal vouchers to correct data entry errors Verifies all cash receipts general ledger entries made by collections to ensure accuracy Prepares various correspondence, compiles and prepares statistical reports related to business licenses and regulatory permits Processes regulatory permit applications including routing to various city staff for review Responds to questions regarding the regulatory permit process Reconciles statewide business listings with city business license database to identify and remediate discrepancies Collaborates with other city departments to ensure compliance with municipal codes and state regulations Answers phone calls and e-mails, provides customer service at the front counter, responds to difficult and sensitive situations, including working with irate customers Attends a variety of meetings, legal proceedings, and civil hearings as required Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required; maintains regular and consistent attendance record Performs other related duties as required The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Typical Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of:   - Principles and practices of municipal finance and accounting  - Federal,  state, and municipal laws, rules and regulations pertaining to business license accounting - Operations, services, and activities of a licensing and permitting program, including billing and collection policies and practices - Leadership techniques Ability to:  - Read and interpret policies and procedures  - Perform mathematical computations used in accounting - Accurately record and retrieve information - Meet prescribed deadlines with attention to detail - 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, spreadsheets or other standard software applications and specialized financial systems - Communicate effectively  orally and in writing  - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered during the course of work Education: Associate's degree from an accredited college in Accounting, Finance, Business or other related field.  Bachelor's degree preferred. Experience: Three (3) years' finance, accounting or bookkeeping experience, including one (1) year senior, lead, or supervisory experience. Experience working for a municipality or public utility preferred. Certifications/License: Possession of a valid California class C driver license and an acceptable driving record are required at the time of hire and during course of employment. State Certified Revenue Officer designation desirable. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Must pass a background investigation. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach City employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official 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. 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 written exam (Pass/Fail). Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the written exam will be invited to an oral board exam (weighted 100%), which may include other job related performance appraisal exercises. Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral board exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. 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 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 involves sedentary to light work in an office environment. There is frequent need to sit for extended periods and to lift light objects (up to 15 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The incumbent sits for prolonged periods of time; standing and walking to retrieve work files or to other departments or office locations; leaning, bending and stooping to perform work behind a desk or to retrieve information; pushing, turning or twisting to move chair or body from desk; reaching to place or retrieve files or open file drawers or cabinets; light grasping to hold a writing instrument or documents; firm grasping as needed to lift and carry work files or operate office equipment; finger dexterity to type on a computer keyboard; and, hearing and speaking to answer the telephone or answer questions of co-workers, subordinates and the general public. May involve stressful situations, including dealing with customers exhibiting 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, CA, USA
Jan 27, 2018
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide staff support and customer service as a Librarian Substitute to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries within the Library Services Department. The Library Services Department includes Administration, Facilities Rentals & Maintenance, Outreach & Training Services, Programs & Youth Services, Public & Information Services, and Technology & Collection Management. The ideal candidate must possess a Master's Degree in Library Science, effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.     This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when 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 â€" June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Provides quality customer service. Assists customers in the use of online resources. Educates patrons in the use of library resources. Provides reference and reader's advisory service to the general public. Researches and answers questions from the public and assists them in the use of the library. Provides reference services utilizing online catalogs, Internet, online databases and ebooks. Provides bibliographic and computer instruction to customers. Works on projects as assigned. 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. Typical Qualifications Requires a Master's Degree in Library Science and some related experience.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. 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, CA, USA
May 05, 2017
Temporary
Please Note: Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed. Excellent part-time job opportunity for individuals to provide staff support and customer service for the City of Huntington Beach Community Services Department. The Community Services Department includes Recreation, Human & Cultural Services; Facilities, Development & Concessions; and Beach Operations.  Current vacancies are at the 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 â€" 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.  Typical 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, CA, USA
May 05, 2017
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 â€" 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. Typical 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, CA, USA
Apr 28, 2017
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary. Salary varies upon position. This is an excellent part-time (on-call) basis job opportunity within the Library Services Department. The individual in this position may work with other event staff members or may be solely responsible for overseeing a variety of events including workshops, seminars, wedding ceremonies and receptions, photo shoots, memorial events, screenings, fundraisers, etc., at the Central Library and Cultural Center. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people, and willingness to learn basic audio visual set-up and trouble shooting . 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. This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time/On Call position. Examples of Essential Duties This assignment is for Facilities and the duties for this assignment are: Provide oversight and security throughout the duration of an event, assist with trash disposal, be available to direct and answer questions and requests, provide alcohol monitoring, crowd control as required, and noise abatement as necessary. May require room set-up and/or take-down, dance floor construction and dismantling. 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. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Building alarms, temperature controls and emergency procedures. Ability to : Provide excellent customer service. Accept responsibility for the safety and well-being of event participants. Make mature decisions. Work on an on-call basis. Learn basic audio visual set-up and trouble shooting. Requires education, training, or experience equivalent to two years directly related experience with demonstrated technical skills. 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. 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 lift 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation. 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, CA, USA
Feb 04, 2018
Full Time
The  Ideal Candidate  for this position will have a well-rounded IT skill-set with a focus on enterprise networking. The candidate should have a sound understanding of network technologies and experience managing and supporting switches, routers, and access points in a Cisco environment. A CCNA certification is strongly preferred. Experience with VoIP, Mobile Device Management, VMWare, Storage (SANs), Building Access Control, and IP Video Surveillance systems is also preferred. A working knowledge of ManageEngine ServiceDesk and Bomgar Remote are a plus. Most importantly, the candidate should be customer service oriented and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, performs a wide range of highly complex technical duties to provide effective support for network services and business processes. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to: Information Technology Manager DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Senior Information Technology Technician performs master-level, highly complex work with broad discretion regarding application of procedures and guidelines and setting work priorities.  Incumbents may provide mentoring, on-the-job training and guidance to other staff.    Positions assigned to this classification must possess advanced knowledge of the principles, theories, and best practices of complex technician work, as well as project management skills, required to perform the work.     Examples of Essential Duties Installs, configures, tests, troubleshoots and repairs standard desktop hardware and software as well as various peripheral equipment Installs and maintains complex network support equipment including routers, switches, hubs, fiber optics and other specialized LAN/WAN devices Conducts inventory of hardware and software, updates and maintains database inventory system during new installations and relocations  Monitors various systems for abnormal situations and error messages; performs advanced troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair of malfunctioning equipment and software. Performs advanced information system security duties; implements network and data security standards; implements administrative and technical safeguards as needed to ensure appropriate security monitoring, mitigation, documentation and auditing for compliance as well as investigation purposes; maintains well-documented, organized tape library. Creates and maintains network shares, printers and server monitoring devices; configures network communication devices for optimum server and network connectivity  Performs highest level of troubleshooting and repair of equipment Performs various system quality assurance activities; tests and troubleshoots system issues using appropriate technology; executes testing plans to validate functionality and resolve issues. Plans, implements and monitors hardware and software upgrades, patches, security and backup/recovery processes; obtains new and upgraded system hardware and software from vendors; utilizes appropriate tools to install and test upgrades and patches; may develop utility programs as needed to ensure that new and upgraded systems work effectively with current systems and programs; determines and documents proper installation parameters for software and hardware to ensure smooth integration, transition and efficiency. Develops and maintains technical documentation of processes, procedures and produces training materials; provides operating instructions and trains users in procedures for hardware and software use may develop and present various training sessions to users.  Train audio visual and desktop users regarding routine technical processes; provides information on basic system and application functions; explains user access rights. Informs management of existing or potential production problems; maintains problem logs; communicates with higher-level staff regarding documentation, testing and scheduling concerns; communicates production or testing problems to user departments and keeps them apprised of schedule changes In lead capacity, assigns daily work tasks, oversees the work of, and provides training to other staff members when serving as project leader of designated projects Reports to work as scheduled and works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by supervisor/manager, to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines; maintains regular and consistent attendance record Performs other related duties as assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.  Typical 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:   - Operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state of-the-art information technology programs - Characteristics of local and wide area network systems, communication systems, equipment and devices. - Computer hardware and software, operating systems, workflow processes, direct access techniques and remote processing, records and database management, and computer systems analysis and design. - Operations, services and activities of a data center or server room - Methods and techniques of troubleshooting desktop computer and communications system hardware and software problems Ability to:   - Install and maintain advanced networking equipment and cabling and desktop computer systems at both the hardware and software levels - Read, interpret and apply technical information pertaining to computer systems and networking including operations procedures and processes - Install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair and modify a variety of communications and electronic equipment and systems - Operate, maintain and perform routine repairs on hardware, software and peripheral equipment. - Use the proper test equipment related to electronics maintenance and repair - Troubleshoot routine hardware and software issues and make minor repairs/adjustments; document and communicate system errors to appropriate vendor and/or affected staff members. - Learn and apply new technical information - Direct and review the work of assigned staff - Identify training needs and provide clear and effective training - Recommend and implement information technology goals, objectives and practices for providing effective and efficient technology services - Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments and work locations in a fast paced environment  - Work independently and as a team member - Report to work as scheduled; provide regular and predictable attendance - Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered during the course of the work Education:  Associate's Degree in computer science, digital electronics, telecommunications or other closely related field. Experience:  Five (5) years' advanced journey-level experience installing and maintaining computer hardware and software applications and support, including one year project management experience License/Certificate: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment and throughout employment.  SPECIAL CONDITIONS Must be able to respond to emergency services call out Must pass a comprehensive background investigation Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An  online  application must be completed in its entirety. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the assessment process, which will include a written test and/or performance test (Pass/Fail).  Those successful at passing the written and/or performance test will be invited to an oral board examination (weighted 100%). 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. Upon a conditional offer of employment, 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.  A pre-placement medical evaluation and drug screening must also be completed with acceptable results. 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 this 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 sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  Moving tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less may be required.  When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective, gear, including but limited to, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices.  Near vision required to read correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person.  Duties may require working in confined areas.  Off-site assignments and irregular work hours, including evenings and/or weekends, may be required.   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, CA, USA
Feb 01, 2018
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. The Huntington Beach Police Department Cadet program introduces young men and women, ages 18 to 25, to the field of law enforcement. This is a part-time job in which the cadet must be enrolled as a full-time student in high school or college.  Work hours are assigned around the student's class schedule. The Cadet program is designed to develop the skills and abilities of young individuals who wish to one day pursue a career as a sworn Police Officer. Cadets are provided with the opportunity to work a variety of assignments throughout the Police Department, including, but not limited to, the Front Desk, Sub-stations, Training Unit and Communications. Successful candidates, after one-year of employment, are encouraged to apply for testing process to potentially promote to Police Recruit. Police Recruits are full-time, regular status employees (salary plus benefits package) and attend a local Police Academy. SELECTION PROCESS: Applications will be reviewed for relevant qualifications. Current school enrollment status MUST be attached with the job application. Qualifying applicants will then participate in the selection process. Each component of the selection process listed below must be passed in order to continue. Oral Board Interview - Weighted 100% Comprehensive Background Investigation, fingerprinting and Polygraph Exam (Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be cause for disqualification. A pre-placement drug screen and TB screen are conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. Employment is conditioned upon completion of a background check with the California Department of Justice (DOJ) via the LiveScan fingerprinting process. A candidate is required to complete the drug screen, TB screen and fingerprint process with acceptable results before an employment start date. Upon employment, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via Subsequent Arrest Notification Service.   Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Examples of Essential Duties Cadets are provided with the opportunity to work a variety of assignments throughout the Police Department, including, but not limited to, the Front Desk, Jail, Sub-stations, Training Unit and Communications. THE DEPARTMENT: The City of Huntington Beach Police Department operates under a community policing philosophy with approximately 220 sworn and 115 civilian positions. It provides its officers opportunities to gain exposure in a wide variety of municipal police activities (e.g., helicopter, K-9, DEA Task Force, Vice, Narcotics, beach detail, and downtown foot beat). It is proud to have its own Crime Lab, and was the first City in the nation to operate a fully computerized Communications Command and Control Center. Typical Qualifications To apply, applicants must be between the ages of 18 years to 23 years of age. Currently enrolled in high school or college and carrying a minimum of 12 semester units during the school term with minimum grade point average of 2.0 (9 units if possessing 70 units or Associate of Arts degree). A valid California Driver License at time of appointment and good driving record. No criminal convictions. Good moral and ethical history. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   COMMON DISQUALIFIERS - Civilian Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, CA, USA
Feb 09, 2018
Temporary
The City of Huntington Beach is seeking an individual to work as a Care Manager at the Senior Center in Central Park. Incumbent must be available to work a varied work schedule, Monday â€" Friday, as work schedule changes with demand for social services. The ideal candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks, have strong computer skills, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills; enjoys working with an aging population and can exercise patience, tact and diplomacy in a highly demanding environment.   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 â€" 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 Care Managers work with City residents, their loved ones and community partners to enhance quality of life and promote aging in place. Care Managers evaluate, consult, assess, develop individual plans, implement services, provide education, information, resources and other support. Services are provided by phone, in office and in the homes of senior residents. Care Managers provide support to City senior programs including:  home delivered meals, transportation and recreation. Long term and short term care management is provided which includes documentation, keeping statistics and reporting.   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.  Typical 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. Ability to : Communicate effectively with older adults, families and professionals; work closely with staff in a team environment as well as independently; maintain effective relationships with clients and community partners; assess and support clients' efforts in working towards the accomplishment of mutually agreed upon goals; conduct in home visits in a variety of environments. 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. Three years related experience including one year of social work or care management working with older adults. Fluency in Spanish, preferred. 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 on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Please list all relevant social work or care management 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, CA, USA
Feb 02, 2018
Full Time
The  Ideal Candidate   has a degree in environmental studies or related field, several years of experience directly coordinating or administering a water conservation program at a California water agency, and an  American Water Works Association Water Conservation Practitioner Level 2 certification.  (AWWA Water Conservation Practitioner Level 1 certification is required .)    DUTIES SUMMARY -  Under general supervision, implements, coordinates and monitors water conservation programs for the City; maintains and analyzes water conservation records; prepares reports on compliance with best management practices for water conservation; monitors and ensures the efficient use of energy for the Public Works Utilities Division water production and sewer lift station facilities; and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS -  The Water Conservation Coordinator will have direct contact with the public and will provide guidance to water customers, including the City, on the efficient use of water resources. Examples of Essential Duties Implement, oversee, coordinate and evaluate water conservation programs and activities; participating in the design and development of these programs as well as the City's water conservation strategies. Compile and maintain program data, especially for evaluating compliance with the California Water Efficiency Partnership (formerly the California Urban Water Conservation Council) Best Management Practices. Participate in public outreach for water conservation programs; promote public awareness and provide information to the public on specific programs and general water conservation practices. Participate in the development of marketing materials and evaluate the effectiveness thereof. Represent the City on water conservation and environmental committees, workgroups and related professional groups; participate in the development of landscape water budgets; perform water audits over all customer classes and communicate effectively to customers how to reduce water use through conservation practices; participate in the development of grant submittals and oversee the implementation of water conservation grant programs; participate in the development of requests for proposals and provide oversight in the administration agreements for contract water conservation programs. Monitor, evaluate and report to management on applicable pending legislation; monitor, evaluate and report to management on new water conservation technologies, equipment, computer applications, etc. Work directly with Water Production and Sewer Maintenance staff to ensure the efficient use of energy, both in terms of consumption and cost, of the Public Works Utilities Division water production and sewer lift station facilities. 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. Typical Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of : City policies and procedures; industry standard water conservation methods, practices and techniques; federal and state laws, regulations and court decisions applicable to water conservation; water use patterns among specific customer classes; water efficient landscaping techniques; basic plumbing fixtures, irrigation systems and other water conservation equipment; knowledge of a variety of computer software applications, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Access, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Ability to : Establish priorities and communicate effectively both orally and in writing; analyze and maintain records with regard to conservation efforts and water consumption; effectively participate in the oversight and administration of agreements, contracts and grants; effectively participate in the calculation and preparation of landscape water budgets; effectively communicate water conservation practices directly to the public; prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, memos and other correspondence; work independently in the field with minimal supervision. Education : Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in environmental studies, landscape architecture, horticulture, business administration, public relations or a related field. Additional qualifying experience in water conservation program administration may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis. Experience : Three (3) years in water conservation program coordination/administration/management, preferably with a California water agency. License and Certification : Possession of a valid California driver's license by time of appointment. American Water Works Association Water Conservation Practitioner Level 1 certificate required, Level 2 preferred.   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.   Please attach a copy of your American Water Works Association Conservation Practitioner certification to your application. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to a qualifications appraisal process, which will include an oral board exam (weighted 100%) and may include other job related assessments such as a writing exercise/writing sample. 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. 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 Work involves significant outdoor work and exposure to potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals, and infectious disease. There is frequent need to stand, sit, stoop, walk, and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. Regular use of computer monitor and keyboard required. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program; due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, CA, USA
Jan 27, 2018
Temporary
This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position Hours worked per week may vary   This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide support and work with the patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries within the Library Services Department.     This is an on-call position as a substitute storyteller.  The incumbent must be willing to drive to different branches and set up the room for storytelling.  The ideal candidate will possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 â€" 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 Perform thirty minute storytelling sessions, including a variety of finger-plays, songs and stories geared for toddlers, arts and crafts storytimes for young school age children, and thirty minute bedtime storytimes for all ages.  May be asked to perform storytimes at various HB library branch locations. Select books and prepare props for storytime Gather supplies for art activity Provide imaginative and exciting storytelling to children and their families Engage children in the story and facilitate art activity May also include light library clerk duties such as signing up children for the Summer or Fall Reading Programs and checking out books.   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.   Typical Qualifications Requires education, training, or experience equivalent to  two years directly related experience with demonstrated skills such as:   Enjoy children of all ages, reading aloud and performing Demonstrate an outgoing and animated mannerism Ability to keep children engaged and organized in large groups Must be able to work quickly in noisy and busy large groups of children License : By time of appointment, must have a valid California driver license with an acceptable driving record.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to 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, CA, USA
Dec 26, 2017
Full Time
The City is searching for an Irrigation Specialist who, under general supervision, installs, inspects, and repairs automated irrigation systems.  The Ideal Candidate has at least two years' experience in irrigation installation, maintenance and repair (including automated systems) or water distribution systems maintenance and repair.   NOTE: This recruitment will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received; however, it will close no sooner than 1/12/18 at 5:00 PM.   The first review of applications will include those received on or before 1/12/18.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED Reports to:  Landscape Supervisor DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Differs from Maintenance Service Worker in that the Irrigation Specialist performs maintenance, repair and installation of automated irrigation systems while the Maintenance Service Worker performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance of City parks, roadways and other public areas. Examples of Essential Duties Operates, inspects, and repairs all components of smart and automated irrigation systems at landscaped sites, including automatic controllers, valves, water mains, lateral lines, sprinklers, pumping systems, and backflow devices Installs smart or automated irrigation systems; inspects and repairs pumping and filtration systems at park sites with lakes; makes modifications or additions to existing irrigation systems as requested Excavates and repairs broken or damaged water main lines as needed to eliminate hazardous conditions Excavates, forms, and pours concrete pads for pump enclosures and controllers; cuts, removes, and patches sidewalks and other concrete areas to make necessary repairs on irrigation components Traces, locates, excavates, and repairs low voltage direct burial wiring Confers with contractors to direct and inspect new irrigation projects Checks daily schedule and service requests for work to be completed; inspects equipment and reports safety hazards and maintenance problems; Operates truck with trailer, trencher, backhoe, loader, and water truck; drives related equipment to and from job sites Operates a variety of power and pneumatic hand tools and equipment such as generators, concrete saws, mixers, coring tools, jackhammers, pressure washers, air compressors, torch welding equipment, and boring and soil compaction tools; uses leak and line locators and hand tools Completes time records and safety reports; requests supplies and materials as needed Works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor, to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines Performs other related work as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Typical Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of:  - Principles, practices and procedures for the installation and repair of smart and automated irrigation systems - Plumbing and irrigation concepts and techniques - Machinery, equipment, and tools necessary to perform work Principles of hydraulics - Electrical and electronic testing and detection procedures - Basic horticulture knowledge for watering needs, vegetation, soil, and moisture conditions; water conservation methods - Controller programming procedures - Traffic  safety laws and regulations and proper vehicle operations - Safety and basic repair procedures Ability to: - Read and understand blueprints  - Read and follow work orders and instructions - Use hand and power tools, including hydraulic jackhammers and other heavy tools - Oversee the work of contractors and other maintenance personnel working with irrigation systems - Follow safety practices and recognize hazards - Maintain accurate records - Communicate effectively orally and in writing - Establish and maintain cooperative professional work relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Meet work deadlines - Report to work as scheduled and provide regular and predictable onsite attendance Education:      High school diploma or equivalent. Experience:    Two years' experience in irrigation installation, maintenance and repair or water systems maintenance and repair. Certifications/License:   - A valid California Class C driver  license with an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment - Must obtain a California Class B driver license within six months of appointment - Irrigation Technician Certificate issued by the Irrigation Association desirable SPECIAL CONDITIONS Positions in this classification are deemed safety sensitive under Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) drug and alcohol testing regulations. 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  online  application must be completed in its entirety. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in the testing process, which will include a written exam (weighted 50%).   Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score and scoring amongst the top group on the written exam will be invited to an oral board exam (weighted 50%). Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral board exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. 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 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 primarily performed outdoors (field work) with exposure to the weather and may also include contact with hot and cold surfaces, loud noises from equipment and vehicle engines, vibrations, working in close proximity to moving mechanical parts (mechanical hazards), electrical current (electrical hazards), vehicular traffic and confined spaces. Exposure to potential natural irritants such as vegetation, dust, soil, tree pollens, and sawdust.  May be exposed to chemicals including but not limited to, gasoline, diesel, motor oil, grease, ammonia, bleach, cleansers, volatile organic compounds, fertilizers and non-restricted pesticides.  Must be able to stand for long periods and/or walk long distances; some walking may occur on sloping, slippery and/or uneven surfaces; requires mobility to sit, stand, kneel, crawl, climb, crouch, stoop, reach, and bend; requires  ability to twist at the lower body, at the waist, and at the upper body.  Requires mobility of both arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small and large objects or tools, from overhead to the ground positions. Work involves grasping, lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and dragging of objects which may weigh approximately 50 pounds and up to 100 pounds with the use of proper equipment or assistance. Requires hand, arm, and upper body strength to operate power equipment.  Required to wear protective apparel including hardhats, gloves, goggles, respirators, face protectors, ear protection, aprons, coveralls, chain saw chaps, and steel toed shoes. May be required to work at heights above ground level or in confined spaces. Incumbent may be required to respond to after-hours emergency situations.  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, CA, USA
Oct 20, 2017
Temporary
This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Community Services  Department as a Department Assistant I (Gallery Aide) working under the direction of the Cultural Services Supervisor at the Huntington Beach Art Center.  The ideal candidate  possesses effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, displays knowledge of or an interest in fine art, and works well in a busy environment where attention to detail is important. Excellent customer service skills are required.   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 â€" 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. This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time/On Call position. Examples of Essential Duties With direction from the Cultural Services Supervisor, responds to customer inquiries both in person and on the phone; Disseminates information regarding art center programs; Registers customers for art classes and activities both in person and by mail; Prepares and balances city funds generated by art center programs for deposit; Updates and proofs portions of the city's Community Services Guide, the HB Sands; Data entry of art class information; Preparation of multi-use class rooms for art classes or rental activities; Assists in the preparation of exhibitions, special events and art projects. Light custodial duties in the absence of custodian; other related duties as assigned. 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.   Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as computer word processing and related software applications.  Knowledge of RecTrac registration software is highly desirable.  Ability to:  Work independently in the absence of a supervisor; 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; create flyers, promotional signage and notices; lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance.  Education and Experience : High School graduation or equivalent and previous customer service experience and/or work experience in the areas described in Essential Duties .  Also, possession of a Bachelor's degree in Art is preferred .    Certification :  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 customer service 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, 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 Ability to lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance.    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, CA, USA
May 05, 2017
Temporary
The City is now recruiting for energetic, enthusiastic youth who have a desire to conduct swimming lessons, diving and lifesaving classes; provide lifeguarding duties and patrols pool decks and assists pool manager/aquatics supervisor in the total safety of pool operation and other related work.  Please Note:   Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed .  Excellent part-time job opportunities for individuals to provide staff support and customer service for the City of Huntington Beach Community Services Department. The Community Services Department includes Recreation, Human & Cultural Services; Facilities, Development & Concessions; Marine Safety; and Beach Operations. 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. Classes are offered to age six months through adult and teach skills from water adjustment through lifeguarding techniques. Classes consist of ten lessons unless otherwise specified. Our swim instructors are certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and lifeguards .   These are Non-Permanent, Part-Time positions. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 â€" June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Under supervision, provides program information, customer service, may collect money or donations, and perform a variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks including but not limited to the following:  Conduct swimming lessons, diving and lifesaving classes; provides lifeguarding duties and patrols pool decks and assists pool manager/aquatics supervisor in the total safety of pool operation and other related work.   The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Typical 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, CA, USA
Jan 02, 2018
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. Typical 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 attached to your on-line application. ( 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 before or at the simulation exam.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications must be received on-line by the closing date and time.  Late applications will not be accepted. A copy of your POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate (issued by the State of California, Department of Justice) MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION.   Applications without this documentation will not be considered.  Certificates of Completion issued by a Dispatcher Academy is unacceptable. A typing certificate must be attached to this application or turned in before or at the simulation exam.   Specific instructions regarding acceptable certificates are listed below.  NOTE :   Certifications issued through an internet service will NOT be accepted. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training.  The top candidates best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a CritiCall simulation examination (Pass/Fail) . Not all candidates meeting the minimum requirements will necessarily be invited to test. Successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview (weighted 100%), Candidates successfully completing both the simulation and 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. Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent 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.  Typing Certificates must be presented before or at check-in for the simulation examination. 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.  ( NOTE:  Certifications issued through an internet service will NOT be accepted). You may take the test at any agency meeting this criteria.  The following locations may also be used.  Please call for appointment and costs. HUNTINGTON BEACH ADULT SCHOOL 17231 Gothard Street Huntington Beach, CA 92647 714-842-4227 FOCUS EMPLOYMENT INC. 10055 Slater Ave., Suite 216 Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (714) 848-6129 Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at the time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, CA, USA
May 06, 2017
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent Position. This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Community Services Department under the direction of a Recreation Supervisor in a busy community center OR under the direction of the department Administrative Assistant at City Hall. Current vacancies are at the Edison Community Center and Murdy Community Center with various scheduling assignments, work hours between 9 am - 10 pm; including evenings and weekends. A vacancy also exists at the Community Services front desk at City Hall, work hours from 9 am - 1 pm Monday through Friday. The ideal candidate possesses effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, outstanding customer service skills, and the ability to work well in a busy environment where attention to detail is important. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties With direction of the Recreation Supervisor or Administrative Assistant, responds to customer inquiries both in person and on the phone Disseminates information regarding community programs Registers customers for recreational activities both in person and by mail Updates and proofs portions of the city's Community Services Guide Data entry of recreation activity information Preparation of daily deposits Set-up of multi-use class rooms for recreation or rental activities Light custodial duties in the absence of custodian Performs related duties as assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : City and departmental policies and procedures; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as computer word processing and related software applications, effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Knowledge of Safari registration software is highly desirable Ability to : Work independently in the absence of a supervisor, 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 computers 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 & Experience : At least two years related skilled experience plus related education and/or training. License : By time of appointment, must have a valid California driver license with an acceptable driving record. 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 3 months of appointment. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a 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, CA, USA
May 05, 2017
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary. This is a part-time/on-call job opportunity within the Library Services Department. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people. 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. This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time/On Call position. Examples of Essential Duties This assignment is for Library Security Monitor and the duties for this assignment are: Provides general assistance to library visitors and staff, in matters relating to building security, safety and maintenance. Greets library users, makes them feel welcome, and directs them to appropriate service desks. Interprets, explains and enforces library policies to the public. Provides regular patrol and monitoring of Central Library building and grounds. Works to help diffuse difficult situations and if needed, escorts disruptive patrons from the building, and reports suspicious behavior to supervisors. Prepares and submits incident and accident reports. May assist with meeting room set-ups and take downs. Opens and closes library facilities, handle day-end cash procedures and operates alarm systems. Attends and participates in staff, department and other job-related meetings. 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. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Customer service, conflict resolution and emergency procedures. Ability to : Provide excellent customer service. Accept responsibility for the safety and well-being of library patrons. Make mature decisions. Work on an on-call basis. Education and Experience : Requires education, training, experience equivalent to two years directly related experience with demonstrated technical skills. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. 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 lift 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation. 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, CA, USA
May 05, 2017
Temporary
This is a  Non-Permanent position. The City is seeking dependable and dedicated field laborers to assist in the performance of general maintenance in support of the Streets, Facilities and Beach maintenance, Parks, Trees and Landscape operations, as well as Water Utilities operations. The position works under the direct supervision of a full-time, permanent City employee working as part of a crew. Based on years of experience in related field, department has the discretion to determine hiring level at I, II, III, IV or V (Part-Time Level 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10). Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 to June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory and requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Depending on the assignment area, typical duties may include: operating stationary and portable small tools; operating hand and power driven tools; setting up and/or cleaning up for various operations or projects; assisting full-time staff in removing obstacles, debris and litter; loading and unloading trucks; lifting and carrying items weighing up 100 lbs; following directions carefully; working diligently within safety parameters; performs other related duties as assigned. (The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.) Typical 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. Positions requiring a Class A or B driver license are subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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, CA, USA
Apr 28, 2017
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 level at I, II, III, IV or V (Part-Time Level 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10). 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. Typical 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 Community Services 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 Community Services 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 abilities 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, CA, USA
Jan 02, 2018
Full Time
HBPD IS LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED EXPERIENCED POLICE OFFICERS.   THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS AND   FUTURE TESTING DATES WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE. Perform police duties in an assigned division; uniform, investigation, special services or administrative services. POLICE OFFICER (Experience/Lateral) - Lateral officers CURRENTLY working in an agency covered by CalPERS, who are determined by CalPERS to be CLASSIC members, would receive the benefit rate of 3%@50. Please see additional information by clicking on the "Benefits" tab. Examples of Essential Duties Generally, a police officer's first assignment is to the uniform division. After a sufficient period of patrol duty, the police officer becomes eligible for police assignments in traffic, the detective bureau, special services and administrative services division. Patrols an assigned area of the City by car, motorcycle, or helicopter and investigates suspicious conditions; responds to emergency calls and provides emergency assistance; conducts preliminary and/or follow-up investigations of disturbances, complaints, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, deaths, suicides, etc. and gathers and preserves evidence; prepares evidence, reports, diagrams and records for files and/or presentation in court and sets up and maintains case files; maintains a daily log including documentation of responses to emergency calls; issues warnings and citations and apprehends criminals; directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at fires, parades, funerals, and other emergencies or congested situations; searches for stolen property and missing persons; transports prisoners; serves warrants and subpoenas, and testifies in court; performs desk officer duties providing information and direction over the phone and in person; analyzes various bureau activities and reports on the efficiency of existing programs and system; compiles statistics; trains police recruits and other sworn personnel; performs other related duties. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed Typical Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Public safety laws and rules; proper search and seizure and arrest procedures. Ability to: Apply public safety laws and rules to daily situations; analyze problems and to rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stress situations. Education: Requires completion of twelfth grade or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills. Specific courses are required for advancement within the department. Experience: Requires one (1) year of sworn police officer experience AND successful completion of the probationary period.     Out-of-state candidates must have completed Step 2 of the California POST Basic Waiver program prior to applying. Documentation of acceptance into the waiver program is required and must be attached. Contact POST at www.post.ca.gov for further information. License: Valid California driver's license or ability to obtain one prior to date of hire.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official online application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training.  The top candidates best meeting the City's needs will be invited to the written test (Pass/Fail) , testing date(s) to be determined at a later time. Candidates meeting the minimum requirements may not necessarily be invited to test. The test consists of a report writing test. Successful candidates will be invited to the physical agility test immediately following the written exam.  This test consists of four timed components: Dummy Pull -  165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Vehicle Push - Fully equipped police vehicle 10' in 7 second Obstacle Course - including barriers, 6' wall/fence in 1 minute 20 seconds 1 Mile Run - 8 minutes 30 seconds Successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview, tentatively scheduled for later that same day and on the following two days if necessary. Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a psychological examination and a pre-placement medical evaluation/drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.  PLEASE NOTE:  Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions   COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.