City of Austin

The City of Austin

This vibrant and dynamic city tops many lists for business, entertainment, and quality of life. One of the country’s most popular, high-profile “green” and culturally rich cities, Austin was recently selected the number one Best Place to Live in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report). In 2016, Forbes named Austin the city most likely to prosper over the next decade on their America’s Cities of the Future list, and the City of Austin ranked in the top ten on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for 2017. 

Austin continues to lead with its vision of being the Most Livable City in the Country, emerging as a player on the international scene with such events as SXSW, Austin City Limits, Formula 1, and being home to companies such as Apple, Samsung, Dell, and Ascension Seton Healthcare. From the home of state government and the University of Texas to the Live Music Capital of the World and its growth as a film center, Austin has gained worldwide attention as a hub for education, business, health, and sustainability. 

The City offers a wide range of events, from music concerts, food festivals, and sports competitions to museum displays, exhibits, and family fun. Austin is also home to a wonderful ballet, world-class museums, one-of-a-kind shopping, and beautiful outdoor spaces. You can just as easily spend your morning paddling the lake as you can strolling through a celebrated history museum. 

Located at the edge of the Texas Hill Country—rolling terrain of limestone bluffs, springs, rivers, and lakes—Austin’s temperate climate is ideal for year-round jogging, cycling, hiking on the City’s many trails, or swimming at Barton Springs or one of the area’s many other swimming holes. 

There are a number of excellent golf courses in the area as well as recreational opportunities for rowing, kayaking, canoeing, camping, rock climbing, disc golf, mountain biking, fishing, and more. Austin truly has something to offer for everyone.

City Government

The City of Austin is a progressive, full-service municipal organization operating under the Council-Manager form of government. Austin has a 10-1 council system with an at-large Mayor and Council Members that represent ten districts. The Mayor and Council Members may serve in their respective seats for four years with a maximum of two consecutive terms. 

The City Council appoints the City Manager who is the chief administrative and executive officer of the City. The City Manager is responsible for guiding and directing day-to-day operations, as well as providing strategic research, recommendations, and management leadership to the City Council on the city budget, programs, policies, and services. The City Manager implements the organization’s administrative responsibilities with a strong team of Assistant City Managers and department executives. Supported by a staff of more than 14,000 and a budget of $4.1 billion, the City Manager and staff deliver a broad range of services to the citizens of Austin. 

The City Council and City Manager of Austin are committed to the mission of delivering the highest quality, cost-effective services. Austin is a beacon of sustainability, social equity, and economic opportunity; where diversity and creativity are celebrated; where community needs and values are recognized; where leadership comes from its community members, and where the necessities of life are affordable and accessible to all.

 

70 job(s) at City of Austin

City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications This vacancy will be filled at one of the following levels depending on qualifications. For Minimum Qualifications, please click on the appropriate job description below: Drainage Operations and Maintenance I: Click Here Drainage Operations and Maintenance II: Click Here Notes to Applicants This vacancy will be filled at one of the following levels depending on qualifications: DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT I: Salary Range: $16.17 - $19.62 per hour. DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT II: Salary Range: $17.30 - $21.63 per hour. DRIVING REQUIREMENTS : DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT I: This position requires a Valid Class "A" or "B" Commercial Driver's License ( CDL ) or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT II: This position requires a Valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License ( CDL ) or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and hold a current applicable driver's license. If selected as the top candidate, your driving record(s) will be evaluated. Job offer is contingent on meeting the City's Driver Eligibility Standards which includes not exceeding the applicable Driver Record Evaluation Points ( DRE ) or City Driver Points ( CDP ). External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE : Job Offer will be contingent on passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening test and thereafter, comply with the Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing rules as outlined by the City of Austin Alcohol and Drug Policy for Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles. ASSESSMENTS : Candidate selected to interview is subject to a Written and/or Equipment Operation Skills Assessment(s). EDUCATION : Education verification will be conducted on the top candidate. EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION : ABOUT YOUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION (Please read carefully): When completing the City of Austin Employment Application: -Include details on the application of prior or current work history with the City of Austin. -A resume may be submitted with the employment application, but does not substitute for a complete employment application. -A detailed and complete employment application will help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. -Include any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications and relevant experience. -Your work history must include employer name and address, job title, supervisor's name and phone number, the month and year of employment and whether it was full or part-time work. Each work history should include a detailed description of the work you performed. We do not accept statements such as "See Resume" and your application will be considered incomplete. Pay Range Commensurate Hours 6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. May require working outside of normal business hours as dictated by business needs. In addition, work schedule may change to a rotating shift during weather events. Must be agreeable to accepting on-call assignments which might results in a call-back to work. Job Close Date 06/24/2020 Type of Posting External Department Watershed Protection Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 6301 Harold Court, Austin, Texas 78721 Preferred Qualifications *Experience operating Track Excavator, Backhoe and Dump Truck *Experience with municipal storm water infrastructure including pipe, curb inlets, retaining walls, concrete lined channels, rip-rap cover and headwalls *Experience working with excavation and trench safety *Experience conducting pre-trip and post-trip inspections of mobile equipment and city fleet vehicles *Experience with traffic control set-up in the Right-of-Way *Flagging experience Duties, Functions and Responsibilities This vacancy will be filled at one of the following levels depending on qualifications. For Duties, Functions and Responsibilities, please click on the appropriate job description below: Drainage Operations and Maintenance I: Click Here Drainage Operations and Maintenance II: Click Here Knowledge, Skills and Abilities This vacancy will be filled at one of the following levels depending on qualifications. For Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, please click on the appropriate job description below: Drainage Operations and Maintenance I: Click Here Drainage Operations and Maintenance II: Click Here Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Applicants for this posting must meet the minimum qualifications for one of the following levels. Both levels will allow one (1) year of additional related experience to substitute for one (1) year of high school up to a maximum of four (4) years substitution: DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT I - graduation from High School or GED, plus one (1) year experience in maintenance and/or construction; DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT II - graduation from High School or GED, plus two (2) years experience in maintenance and/or construction, including 6 months experience in operation of heavy duty equipment. Please indicate which level you are applying for: Drainage Ops & Maint I Drainage Ops & Maint II None of the above * This position requires a valid Commercial Driver's License. Please select one of the following: I DO NOT hold a Commercial Driver's License I hold a valid Commercial Class A Driver's License I hold a valid Commercial Class B Driver's License * This position requires participation in an on-call schedule for flood warning response activities, which may extend beyond regular business hours. Are you agreeable to accepting on-call assignments which might result in a call back to work or work outside regular business hours? Yes No * This position requires continuous outdoor activity and indoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor hazards, toxic waste/material hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying and lifting up to ninety (90) pounds. Are you able to perform the duties as required of the position with or without accommodations? Yes No * Please describe your construction experience with municipal storm water infrastructure including pipe, curb inlets, retaining walls, open channels and outfall features. Please include your years of experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience working with excavation and trench safety. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have conducting pre-trip and post-trip inspection of mobile equipment and company work vehicles? None Less than 4 years 4 years or more * How many years of experience do you have operating a Track Excavator? None Less than 3 years 3-5 years 5-7 years 7-10 years More than 10 years * How much experience do you have operating a backhoe? None Less than 1 year 1 to 2 years 2 to 3 years More than 3 years * Do you have experience with temporary traffic control set-up in the right of way? Yes No * Do you have flagging experience? Yes No * How many years of experience do you have operating a dump truck? None Less than 1 year 1 to 2 years 2 to 3 years 3 to 4 years 4 or more years * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents Cover Letter Resume
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years of experience in the repair, installation, maintenance, and calibration of instrumentation and control system equipment, or An Associate of Arts or Science Technology degree from an accredited institution in a field related to instrumentation or control systems. Licenses or Certifications: Valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License. Notes to Applicants This position completes the calibration, installation, repairs and modification of instrumentation starter controls and complex rotating/moving equipment for the Instrument & Control Maintenance Division of the Operations -Treatment Program Area of Austin Water. Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information. The incumbent in this position may be asked to report to one or more of the following locations: Lift Stations Various locations Hornsby Bend Biosolids Plant 2210 S. FM 973, Austin, TX 78725 South Austin Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant 1017 Fallwell Lane, Austin TX, 78717 Walnut Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant 7113 FM 969, Austin, TX 78724 Davis Water Treatment Plant 3500 W. 35th Street, Austin, Texas 78703 Water Treatment Plant 4 6800 North F. M. 620, Austin, Texas 78732 Ullrich Water Treatment Plant 1000 Forest View Dr., Austin, Texas 78746 Pump Stations & Reservoirs - South Service Support Center 3616 S. First St., Austin, Texas 78704 Work location and shift assignment for candidates selected will be determined based on business need and is subject to change at management's discretion. This position will be required to work overtime and on-call shifts, which include nights, weekends and holidays. When completing the City of Austin employment application: Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job titles and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered. Your work history should include the duties you performed, and any related equipment and computer software used. A résumé may be submitted, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Please include contact information from previous employers. A cover letter may also be submitted. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position. If you are selected to interview: Your skill level in some of the competency areas for this job will be assessed through an in-person skills testing appointment in Austin, TX. A passing score is 70%. If you are selected as a top candidate: Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) will be required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution. And are in the military or a veteran, you will need to provide a copy of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. Driving Requirement: This position requires a Valid Texas Class C Driver Licence or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Physical Requirements: This position will require that you be able to perform the following essential job functions with confidence and with or without reasonable accommodations: Occasional carrying or lifting up to 50 lbs., occasional pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs., frequent standing and walking, occasional sitting and lying, frequent climbing of stairs and ladders, occasional reaching overhead, crawling, and twisting, frequent kneeling, stooping/bending, and repetitive hand/foot movement, far and near vision with color differentiation, hearing and communicating, frequent finger dexterity, grasping or squeezing, traveling to work sites, ability to wear personal protective equipment, exposure to extreme weather conditions, atmospheric and hazardous conditions and very loud noise. Selected candidate will be required to complete and pass a pre-employment physical exam to be considered for this position, which includes a Functional (FC) strength/agility test. Confined Space Entry and Climbing Requirements: Candidates must be able to work in environments which may have hazardous atmospheres or in confined spaces where there is limited or restricted means for entry and exit, or where the activities of an employee are hindered. Candidates must be able to perform duties with confidence at sites where climbing heights of up to 200 feet is required on ladders that support up to 300 lbs., and descending into confined spaces up to 30 feet deep with the use of a required SRL body harness that supports up to 283 lbs., including equipment weighing 18 lbs. Candidates must be able to qualify for Austin Water's Respiratory Protection Program. All Austin Water worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any AW worksite - including construction sites, parking lots, garages or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $22.83 - $28.99 Hours Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 3:00pm. This position will be required to work on-call shifts on a rotating basis, including nights, weekends and holidays. Overtime and call-back time will vary and are required for this position. Job Close Date 06/10/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location See Notes to Applicants Preferred Qualifications Associate of Applied Science degree or higher, specifically in the field of instrumentation or control systems technology Demonstration of strong technical knowledge and experience in the maintenance and calibration of instrumentation and control systems equipment such as pressure transmitters/transducers, flow meters, PLC's and pump/motor control circuitry Experience working in a water/wastewater facility or related process facility performing instrumentation & control Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Performs routine and assists with complex diagnostics to analyze problems associated with instrumentation and control systems and programmable logic controllers using test equipment such as electronic meters, simulators, and software applications related to configuration and communications protocols for plant control, networking, DCS , and SCADA systemsPerforms routine and assist with complex installations, calibrations, diagnostics, repairs, and replacements of instrumentation and control systems equipment and components for Water and Wastewater facilities, such as treatment plants, pump stations, and lift stationsPerforms routine and assist with complex installations, calibrations, maintenance, and programming of flow meters, transmitters, controllers, and analytical equipmentService hydraulic, electric, pneumatic and mechanical instruments used for controlling, analyzing, measuring and recordingMonitor compliance and communicate safety issues to personnelReads, interprets, modifies and updates blueprints, schematics, ladder logic and diagrams in order to troubleshoot, repair, or modify equipment, and to accurately reflect current operating systems.Monitors and makes visual inspections of control and instrumentation equipment to determine operating condition and perform preventative maintenance.Perform routine and assist with complex equipment modifications in order to implement required design changesMaintains accurate inventory and maintenance logsParticipate in on-call program and scheduled/unscheduled overtime. Responsibilities - Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures Knowledge of Water and Wastewater treatment facilities Knowledge of the methods, procedures, tools and equipment used in testing instrumentation and control systems and devices Knowledge of installation, operation, and maintenance of instrumentation and control systems, and related equipment Knowledge of the laws, theories, rules and standards pertaining to instrumentation and control systems installation, construction, and maintenance Knowledge of safety rules and procedures when working with energized systems and equipment involving voltage Skill in oral and written communication Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing Skill in using computers and related software Skill in planning and organizing Ability to operate and select proper breathing apparatus, respirators, which includes SCBA and atmospheric monitors, in compliance with Utility Respiratory Protection Policy/Procedures Ability to work in environments which may have hazardous atmospheres Ability to climb ladders and work at heights of up to 200 feet Ability to work in confined spaces where there is limited or restricted means for entry and exit, or where the work activities may be hindered or energized equipment and electrical voltage Ability to safely wear Anti-fall ( SRL ) body harness for confined space entry that supports up to 283 lbs Ability to use special tools and equipment used to perform diagnostics, maintenance, repairs and installations of instrumentation/control systems Ability to read, interpret, modify and update blueprints, schematics, ladder logic and diagrams Ability to draw schematics of instrument and control circuits Ability to disassemble and repair instruments and controls in the field using hand tools Ability to implement effective safety and training programs Ability to respond quickly and perform strenuous work in emergency situations and all weather conditions Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees and the general public Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position are graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years of experience in the repair, installation, maintenance, and calibration of instrumentation and control system equipment, or an Associate of Arts or Science Technology degree from an accredited institution in a field related to instrumentation or control systems. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * Which of the following best describes your education and experience in instrumentation and control systems? High School graduation and less than two (2) years of experience in the repair, installation, maintenance, and calibration of instrumentation and control system equipment High School graduation and at least two (2) years of experience in the repair, installation, maintenance, and calibration of instrumentation and control system equipment Associate of Applied Science degree or higher in instrumentation or control systems technology Associate of Applied Science degree or higher in instrumentation or control systems technology and professional experience in the repair, installation, maintenance, and calibration of instrumentation and control system equipment * Which of the following best describes your experience level in the installation, calibration, maintenance and repair of pressure transmitters and transducers? No experience with pressure transmitters and transducers Limited experience / on a rare or infrequent basis Considerable experience / on a regular basis (at least monthly) Extensive experience / on a frequent basis (at least weekly) * Briefly explain what pressure transmitters and transducers were used for in your most recent experience with them, and briefly detail whether you have experience: 1) installing, 2) calibrating, 3) maintaining, or 4) repairing them. (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes your experience level in the installation, calibration, maintenance and repair of flow meters? No experience with flow meters Limited experience / on a rare or infrequent basis Considerable experience / on an regular basis (at least monthly) Extensive experience / on a frequent basis (at least weekly) * Briefly explain what flow meters were used for in your most recent experience with them, and briefly detail whether you have experience: 1) installing, 2) calibrating, 3) maintaining, or 4) repairing them. (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes your experience level in the installation, calibration, maintenance and repair of PLCs? No experience with PLCs Limited experience / on a rare or infrequent basis. Considerable experience / on an regular basis (at least monthly) Extensive experience / on a frequent basis (at least weekly) * Briefly explain what PLCs were used for in your most recent experience with them, and briefly detail whether you have experience: 1) installing, 2) calibrating, 3) maintaining, or 4) repairing them. (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes your experience level in the installation, calibration, maintenance and repair of pump and/or motor control circuitry? No experience with pump and/or motor control circuitry Limited experience / on a rare or infrequent basis. Considerable experience / on an regular basis (at least monthly) . Extensive experience / on a frequent basis (at least weekly) * Briefly explain what pump and/or motor control circuitry was used for in your most recent experience with them, and briefly detail whether you have experience: 1) installing, 2) calibrating, 3) maintaining, or 4) repairing them. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience in a water/wastewater or related process facility, performing repair, installation, maintenance, and calibration of instrumentation and control system equipment? Yes No * Describe your experience working in a water/wastewater or related process facility. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires a valid Texas Class C Driver License. Do you have a valid Texas Class C Driver License or, if selected for this position, do you have the ability to acquire a valid Texas Class C Driver License by your hire date? Yes No * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * The normally scheduled work hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 3:00pm. It will also require you to participate in an on-call shift rotation program to respond to after-hours emergencies, and to work both scheduled and unscheduled overtime. Overtime and on-call shifts may require you to work nights, weekends and/or holidays. Can you meet this requirement? Yes No * This position requires that you be able to work in environments which may have hazardous atmospheres and require the use of a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Will you be able to meet these requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation)? Yes No * This position will require you to be able to occasionally carry, lift, push, or pull up to 50 lbs. unassisted, wear personal protective equipment, be exposed to extreme weather conditions, atmospheric and hazardous conditions and very loud noise. This position will require that you be able to perform duties with confidence climbing heights of up to 200 feet on ladders that support up to 300 lbs., descending into confined spaces up to 30 feet deep with the use of a SRL Body Harness that supports up to 283 lbs, including 18 lbs of equipment. Are you able to perform these duties with or without reasonable accommodations? Yes No * How did you first hear of this position? Career Fair or Job Fair Job Seeker Website (Indeed, Glassdoor, Dice, WorkinTexas.com, Careers in Government, etc.) College/University Alumni Recruitment (Handshake, job boards, etc.) Recruitment Postcard COA/AW Employee (please provide name below) or COA website LinkedIn Professional Association Job Board (AWWA, Women in Technology, Austin HR Management Association, TX Engineering Foundation, etc.)) Other * Were you referred to this opportunity by an Austin Water employee? If yes, please provide the employee's full name. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents Cover Letter Resume
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications This position will be filled at one of two levels depending on qualifications. For Minimum Qualifications, please click on the appropriate job description below: Austin Resource Recovery Associate: Click Here Austin Resource Recovery Operator: Click Here Notes to Applicants The Austin Resource Recovery Litter Control Operator or ARR Associate is tasked to provide daily cleaning of downtown areas, illegal dumpsites, right-of-ways and during special events. As a member of the Litter Control team, this position will be responsible for operating Flusher Trucks, Crew Cabs and Rear Loader vehicles. In addition Operators or ARR Associates may be tasked with operating back pack blowers, collecting hand-picked litter and will perform pre and post trips on equipment. This position works early morning hours, weekends, holidays and during special events. S-Team Hours: 2:30 am-1 pm, Sunday-Wednesday. W Team Hours: 2:30 am - 1 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday The minimum qualifications for the ARR Associate include: Six (6) months experience performing general labor. Salary Range-$15.58 - $17.79 for ARR Associate The minimum qualifications for the ARR Operator include: Two (2) years of driving experience with a current Commercial Driver's License ( CDL ) in any field. Licenses and Certifications Required: Current Commercial Driver's License, Minimum Class B License. Must obtain required endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment as required by position. To be considered for employment in this position applicants must comply with Department of Transportation Federal Regulations and the City of Austin Drug Policy. Salary Range-$17.30 - $21.63 for ARR Operator. • A competency assessment may be required to verify your skill set. • This posting may be used to fill other similar positions within Austin Resource Recovery outside of the division listed above. • A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Your application should reflect your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. • Driving on City business: This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual may be required to drive own personal vehicle or City vehicle. A driving record verification will be conducted. • Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: Applicant is at least 18 years of age; Applicant has a current valid driver license with the appropriate license and endorsements for the type of vehicle(s) to be operated. • This position falls under the COA safe driver program requirements. A check will be made of moving violations and points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) based on Department of Public Safety ( DPS ) Driver Record Report. External New Hires must meet the DRE requisite. For more information click here • Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. • Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meet the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview. • Physical requires for Operational Positions: The employee is required to perform the following tasks during the normal course of an approximately eight (8) to ten (10) hour day, four (4) to six (6) days a week. This position involves sitting while driving a commercial refuse vehicle as well as entering or exiting the cab and the rear step of the truck using hand and foot holds pulling body weight about 18-36 inches around 1250 times per day. The employee will apply up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and less force frequently to move objects. The position requires constant standing and grasping of hand holds roughly 32-54 inches from step to handle while riding on the back of the truck with frequent stops. This will involve continuous use of arms, shoulders, legs and feet to operate drive/steering inputs. Additionally, the employee will frequently be expected to perform tasks involving stretching, bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling, pushing/pulling, lifting and stooping while inspecting vehicle, while rolling 50+ pound refuse containers or throwing items into a refuse truck at approximately 5 feet high. This position walks from house to house to retrieve carts, brush, bulk, and bags for approximately 8 -10 hours during a normal work day and works in extreme heat, cold, rain and other bad weather. Additional hazards include working close to mechanical parts, oils, fumes/odors/gases, noise, repetitive motions and vibration which expose joints and muscles to vibration and shock produced by the truck as well as walking near traffic, uneven surfaces, mud, snow, ice or rain daily. Employees may come in contact with blood and/or other potentially infectious materials. • Employees must have sufficiently good eyesight to drive and inspect trucks and other equipment. Additionally, listening while driving is necessary to hear emergency vehicles and other issues with traffic or operational equipment. Employees must also be able to hear and speak to communicate with supervisors, dispatchers, and citizens. • Employees must have sufficiently good eyesight and reading comprehension to evaluate materials and other equipment. Employees must also be able to hear and speak to communicate with supervisors, and citizens and to safely operate operational equipment. All necessary training and Personnel Protective Equipment is provided by the employer. • NOTE : All Austin Resource Recovery locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any ARR work site - including parking lot or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $15.58 - $17.79 - Associate $17.30 - $21.63 - Operator Hours This position works early morning hours, weekends, holidays and during special events. S-Team Hours: 2:30 am-1 pm, Sunday-Wednesday. W Team Hours: 2:30 am - 1 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday. Job Close Date 06/03/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Resource Recovery Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 4108 Todd Lane, Austin, Texas 78744 Preferred Qualifications Industrial experience working in a manual labor job working outdoors in extreme heat, cold and other inclement weather within the last two (2) years. Have experience operating back pack blowers and rear loader vehicles within the last seven (7) years Have extensive experience in the waste management field Have a Class B CDL or above driver's license with intermediate commercial vehicle driving experience Have at least a current commercial learners permit and has some commercial driving experience Duties, Functions and Responsibilities This position will be filled at one of two levels depending on qualifications. For Duties, Functions and Responsibilities, please click on the appropriate job description below: Austin Resource Recovery Associate: Click Here Austin Resource Recovery Operator: Click Here Knowledge, Skills and Abilities This position will be filled at one of two levels depending on qualifications. For Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, please click on the appropriate job description below: Austin Resource Recovery Associate: Click Here Austin Resource Recovery Operator: Click Here Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position are six (6) months experience performing general labor. Licenses and Certifications Required: Licensed for the operation of commercial vehicles in the state of Texas within 90 days of employment. To be considered for employment in this position applicants must comply with Department of Transportation Federal Regulations and the City of Austin Drug Policy. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position Yes No * Describe in detail how you meet the minimum qualifications of this position. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires employees to be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Are you able to work varying hours including nights weekends and holidays as required by this position? Yes No * Describe your experience performing year around general labor in extreme heat, cold rain, etc. If you do not have experience in this area, please list, N/A. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have a commercial learner's permit? Yes No * Which of the following best describes the level of driver license you possess? Class A CDL Class B CDL Texas Class C Operator License Out of State Driver License No Driver License but ability to obtain a Texas Class C or above by date of hire None * How many years of driving with a Commercial Driver License (CDL) do you have? None Less than 1 year More than 1 year but less than 2 years More than 2 years but less than 3 years More than 3 years but less than 4 years More than 4 years but less than 5 years 5 years + * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * Please list your commercial driving experience detailing which positions on your application you used a commercial driver license and which commercial driver license equipment you used. Please be sure to include Employer Name and years of experience with each piece of equipment. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience working in the waste management field operating equipment such as rear loader vehicles, tractor trailer, or roll offs. Please provide your level of experience and years of experience. Please include Employer Name where you received this experience. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business, Geography, Planning, Real Estate, or in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants This position is for a full-time Public Involvement & Real Estate Agent located in the Electric Service Delivery ( ESD ) division of Austin Energy (AE). This position's primary responsibility will be to acquire and formalize the land rights necessary for AE electric infrastructure. Participates in project teams to assist distribution, transmission, and substation engineering, design, and construction groups with real estate issues, including but not limited to route analysis, estimating, consultant management, subdivision and site plan review, easement and fee acquisitions. APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions should reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov Travel: If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program , you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : This position is classified as EXEMPT . RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE : For this position relevant experience means working knowledge of land and real property matters, including experience with legal descriptions, title regulations, legal terminology, real property law, and the ability to read and understand contracts, agreements, title documents, conveyance documents, survey illustrations, site, subdivision, and construction plans. Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - 40 Hour Work Week Additional work hours may be required to support the 24-hour Utility operations, which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, inclement weather and emergency closures. Job Close Date 06/07/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 2500 Montopolis Dr., Austin, Texas 78741 Preferred Qualifications Applicant must have a working knowledge of land and real property matters, including experience with legal descriptions, title regulations, legal terminology, real property law, and the ability to read and understand contracts, agreements, title documents, conveyance documents, survey illustrations, site, subdivision, and construction plans Experience serving as the Right of Way/Real Estate lead for multiple right of way or public utility infrastructure improvement projects, including contract management of row acquisition consultants, directing the activities of their work flow, and reviewing invoices Experience and ability to think strategically to resolve issues, and to communicate effectively in speech and writing with members at all levels throughout the organization, outside professionals, customers and contractors, and keep yourself, supervisors, management, and project teams well informed with communications, reports, and tracking of project activities, status, and milestones Experience working well in a team environment delivering a high level of customer service to a variety of diverse internal and external customers, with a proven ability to coordinate and communicate professionally, and manage client expectations related to the deliverable Experience successfully negotiating and acquiring land rights, both by voluntary means and through the eminent domain process following proper negotiation methodology and strategies that are ethical and standards which are well established in public sector row acquisition industry Experience in preparing purchase agreements, easements, deeds, eminent domain petitions, inter-local agreements, license agreements, encroachment agreements, and other legal documents necessary for conveyance or agreement, and facilitating title curative issues and closings for real property rights Experience developing presentations, and facilitating community and public involvement outreach and communication efforts including on a one-on-one and group basis, and finding resolution of public involvement complaints or conflicts regarding real property rights Applicant must have excellent computer skills and Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point) and experience managing complex data in databases SR/WA designation or SR/WA candidacy from the International Right of Way Association ( IRWA ) Ability to travel to more than one work location Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Contacts customer and negotiate for easement or property acquisition. Secures required easements and permits with cooperation of the customer. Drafts easement language, sketch attachments. Coordinates survey information, real property document research and permit research. Records documents at county courthouses. Buys and sells property. Secures all necessary development permits required for completion of project from city, county and state governments. Works with distribution design team daily to produce cost effective design with minimal easement acquisition costs. Arranges and conducts team meetings, neighborhood meetings, staff presentations, and notification and follow up for major Distribution projects. Prepares monthly performance reports. Maintains data base of acquisitions, releases and sales Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of easements, land development principles, contracts, right of way issues. Knowledge of concepts of distribution design and facility placement. Knowledge of city, county and state permit processes. Knowledge of city and county records research. Knowledge of City of Austin subdivision codes and statutes. Ability to read plans, field notes and topographic maps. Skills in negotiating and conflict management. Skills in operation of personal computer: spreadsheet, data base, presentation and word processing software. Speaking, writing and listening skills. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The Public Involvement & Real Estate Agent position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Business, Geography, Planning, Real Estate, or in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Do you meet these qualifications? Yes No * Describe your specific experience and working knowledge of land and real property matters, including specific experience with legal descriptions, title regulations, legal terminology, real property law, and the ability to read and understand contracts, agreements, title documents, conveyance documents, survey illustrations, site, subdivision, and construction plans. Be specific and include the employer and years of experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your specific experience serving as the Right of Way/Real Estate lead for multiple right of way or public utility infrastructure improvement projects, including contract management of row acquisition consultants, directing the activities of their workflow, and reviewing invoices. Be specific and include the employer and years of experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your specific experience and ability to think strategically to resolve issues, and to communicate effectively in speech and writing with members at all levels throughout the organization, outside professionals, customers and contractors, and keeping supervisors, management, and project teams well informed with communication, reports, and tracking of project activities, status, and milestones. Be specific and include the employer and years of experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your specific experience working in a team environment delivering a high level of customer service to a variety of diverse internal and external customers, with a proven ability to coordinate and manage client expectations related to the deliverable. Be specific and include the employer and years of experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your specific experience successfully negotiating and acquiring land rights, both by voluntary means and through the eminent domain process following proper negotiation methodology and strategies that are ethical and standards which are well established in the public sector row acquisition industry. Be specific and include the employer and years of experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your specific experience in preparing purchase agreements, easements, deeds, eminent domain petitions, inter-local agreements, license agreements, encroachment agreements, and other legal documents necessary for conveyance or agreement, and facilitating title curative issues and closings. Be specific and include the employer and years of experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your specific experience developing presentations, facilitating community and public involvement outreach, communication efforts including on a one-on-one and group basis, and the resolution of public involvement complaints or conflicts regarding real property rights. Be specific and include the employer and years of experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your computer skills and Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point) experience in managing complex data in databases. (Open Ended Question) * Do you possess a SR/WA designation or SR/WA candidacy from the International Right of Way Association (IRWA) ? Yes No * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Part Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Activity Specialist (Salary: $15.00 per hour): Must be at least 18 years of age with a High School diploma/ GED , and no experience required. Specialty Instructor (Salary: $15.75 per hour): Must be at least 18 years of age with a High School diploma, and one (1) year related experience, and two (2) years of college. Licenses and Certifications Required: Appropriate certifications as specified for the assignment. May require certification in CPR , First Aid, Water Safety Instruction, or other areas as specified for the assigned class. Texas Class "C" Driver or Commercial Driver license if required for the assignment. Notes to Applicants The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department ( PARD ) provides protects and preserves a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. The Inclusion & Adaptive Programs Activity Specialist is a temporary/seasonal staff position scheduled to work between 20 and 40 hours per week in a recreation programs setting specializing in adaptive programming for special needs. Centralized Programs Inclusion Unit provides assistance to participants with special needs that might be at several varying recreation centers. Successful applicants must demonstrate strong leadership, exhibit creative thinking, perform good judgment, and have excellent communication skills. Applicants must also possess reliability, trustworthiness, and be safety conscious. Recreation Center locations include: North Austin Work sites: Gustavo "Gus" L Garcia Recreation Center Hancock Recreation Center Northwest Recreation Center Virginia L Brown Recreation Center Alamo Recreation Center Dottie Jordan Recreation Center Pickfair Community Center Central Austin Work sites: Austin Recreation Center Metz Recreation Center Givens Recreation Center Oswaldo A.B. Cantu/Pan American Recreation Center Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center Turner-Roberts Recreation Center Delores Duffie Recreation Center Lorraine "Grandma" Camacho Activity Center Danny G McBeth Recreation Center South Austin Work sites: Dittmar Recreation Center Dove Springs Recreation Center Montopolis Recreation Center South Austin Recreation Center Application Instructions: Detailed, complete Employment Record is required to help better evaluate the applicant's qualifications - minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Detailed, complete Employment Record (employment dates must include month and year) will be used to determine salary if the applicant is the top candidate that is selected for this position. Applicants must include on their Employment Record all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this job posting - up to 10 years or more. Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application - Statements such as "See Resume" will not be accepted. Employment Record dates must include month and year. Resume will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application. 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other divisions/work locations within the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Decisions on assigned selection will be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department. Posting Guidelines: PARD reserves the right to close posted positions prior to the advertised close date, based on recruitment strategies and business needs. Physical Requirements: Tasks involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying or using a force equal to lifting up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Must be physically and mentally able to work with participants adapting to a variety of conditions such as daily walking, hiking, climbing, standing, balancing, kneeling, stooping, running, bending, crawling, swimming, stretching and reaching in rugged terrain. Tolerate loud noise associated with enthusiasm and excitement. Work outdoors in confined spaces as well as any and all types of weather and/or inclement conditions. Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process: An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview. Work/Location Schedule Notes: May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Driver's License and Certifications: This position requires a valid Texas Class C Driver License or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Must have CPR / AED and First Aid certifications within thirty (30) days of hire date. Multiple Work Sites: This position may require traveling to multiple sites throughout the work day. Pay Range $15.00 - $15.75 per hour Hours Variable - up to 20-40 hours per week. Programming hours vary at each worksite. Schedule may include weekends, evenings, overnights and/or holidays. Monday through Friday, between 7:30AM - 6:30PM. May be required to work weekends and during special events and programming needs. Job Close Date 06/12/2020 Type of Posting External Department Parks & Recreation Regular/Temporary Temporary Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Various City of Austin Recreation Centers Preferred Qualifications Experience implementing adapted recreational activities to individuals and groups of individuals with disabilities from ages six (6) years old to adult. Knowledge of games, arts and crafts, sports, dancing, cooking, swimming, etc. Experience in leading and/or instructing one or more of the following types of recreational programming: Recreational Games and Activities (Outdoors) Sports/Athletic Programs Outdoor Recreation Arts and Crafts Team Building Therapeutic Recreation/Inclusion/Special Education. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities DUTIES , FUNCTIONS , AND RESPONSIBILITIES : Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Have the willingness and ability to work with children and teens, including youth with special needs. General supervision to maximum assistance of individuals with disabilities ages 6 to 22 years and adults. Safely facilitate and actively supervise participants at all times while engaging in a variety of activities. Developing, scheduling, and conducting program activities for ages 6 to 22 years and adults. Develop, modify and teach program activities to accommodate various ages, abilities and interests. Ensuring that all events and activities conform to appropriate safety guidelines and other rules as well as modifying for maximum participation. Serve as a role-model, exercising appropriate decision-making boundary setting. Completing forms and maintaining records as in accordance with the City of Austin ( COA ) and with the Parks & Recreation Department ( PARD ) policies and procedures. Ensuring the facilities and equipment being used for programs or events are properly set up and maintained. Utilize effective behavior management skills, including enforcing policies fairly, consistently, kindly and firmly. Maintaining inventory of supplies, tools, and equipment. Work cooperatively with co-counselors and other staff. Coaching recreational and sports activities as needed. Safely transporting children to and from various locations around Austin, including swimming pools, parks, museums, and other attractions. Answering the phone, providing excellent customer service, and assisting with other clerical duties. Communicate clearly and professionally with, participants, parents, co-workers and supervisor. Following Departmental Policies and Procedures and adhere to safety guidelines. Complete reports and forms and assist with maintaining records in accordance with COA and PARD policies. Regular attendance is essential for this position. Attend regular assigned schedule is essential. Attend all sessions of scheduled staff training. Other duties as assigned. Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS , AND ABILITIES : Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of youth programs and activities. Knowledge of safety practices and procedures. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in problem solving. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Ability to work with children and teens, including youth with special needs. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with the City and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and have a High School diploma or GED by hire date. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Have you previously worked for the City of Austin, Parks and Recreation Department? If yes, please indicate dates, work unit/section and position held at the Parks and Recreation Department. (Open Ended Question) * Which City of Austin Recreation Center(s) would you prefer to work at (select from list below)? Alamo Recreation Center Austin Recreation Center Danny G McBeth Recreation Center Delores Duffie Recreation Center Dittmar Recreation Center Dottie Jordan Recreation Center Dove Springs Recreation Center Givens Recreation Center Gustavo "Gus" L Garcia Recreation Center Hancock Recreation Center Lorraine "Grandma" Camacho Activity Center Metz Recreation Center Montopolis Recreation Center Northwest Recreation Center Oswaldo A.B. Cantu/Pan American Recreation Center Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center Pickfair Community Center South Austin Recreation Center Turner-Roberts Recreation Center Virginia L Brown Recreation Center All * Briefly describe your recreational programming experience, the types of classes and activities that you have implemented and taught, and the age groups that you have developed programs for. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience working with youth and adults with special needs. None Less than 1 year 1 or less than 3 years 3 or less than 5 years 5 years or more * Are you bilingual in English/Spanish or English/other language? Fluent in two or more languages - read, write, speak Bilingual and able to speak in a second language Bilingual and understand if someone is speaking to me in a second language None of the above * The position requires CPR/AED and First Aid certifications. Will you be able to obtain these certifications prior to the first day of programming? Yes No * If selected as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * Do you have a valid Texas Class C driver's license or the ability to acquire by hire date? Yes No * This is a multi-position job posting and you will only be notified if you are selected to move forward in the process. Once the department is no longer hiring for this position, you will receive a notification informing you of such. I acknowledge this statement Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents Resume
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with major coursework in a related field, plus two (2) years of human resources experience in the assigned area of specialization. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: Valid Texas Driver License. Notes to Applicants This position supports department-wide health and safety services and programs. Independently and under limited direction a successful candidate will write, review, and implement programs addressing leading indicators and early detection and prevention of employee injuries, as well as present/conduct safety meetings, develop and deliver training courses, and conduct audits department-wide. Additional duties may be assigned to support other programs and projects as needed. APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions should reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. Driving Requirement: This position requires a Valid Texas Driver License or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : This position is classified as NON - EXEMPT . Pay Range $27.88 - $36.25 Hours Monday through Friday. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Job Close Date 06/07/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 721 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications Experience developing and implementing health and safety programs Experience evaluating and updating existing health and safety programs Experience assessing workplace conditions and incident data to develop injury prevention strategies Experience communicating and/or training health and safety information to various audiences. Experience identifying incident trends and prepare recommendations for new or modified occupational safety programs Project management experience Project team leadership experience Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Bears responsibility for the implementation of the safety program and assists in the development of the safety program by inspecting or reviewing areas, equipment, work processes, and work activities for hazardous conditions. Establishes standards and procedures to ensure compliance with required government occupational safety regulations, internal City or departmental safety policies, or operational needs related to specific job conditions. Conducts safety meetings and presents safety topics to employees; prepares and maintains training materials, presentations, and related safety program documentation. Provides, as necessary, training to managers and others on occupational safety issues. Administers, develops, and reviews departmental occupational safety plans and investigates work-related accidents according to designated procedures. Identifies trends and prepares recommendations for new or modified occupational safety programs to reduce or prevent accidents. Assists in auditing compliance with Federal, State, and Local occupational safety regulations. Develops and writes departmental safety policies and procedures. Coordinates department-wide safety drills, orientation of new employees, or other safety program events; and maintains communication with internal customers and other agencies to support the safety function. Collaborates and participates on teams with safety, technical, management, and other stakeholders. Researches occupational safety information to assure the best available methods and equipment are adopted to minimize the hazards in the work place. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances. Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of safety and risk management principles, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of basic training and learning principles. Skill in oral and written communications. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in planning and organizing. Skill in investigative analysis. Skill in identifying safety and risk hazards. Ability to handle hostility, conflict, and uncertain situations. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to deliver training. Ability to develop and maintain current knowledge in occupational health and safety programs. Ability to develop and facilitate training sessions. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with major coursework in a related field, plus two (2) years of human resources experience in the assigned area of specialization. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes. No. * This position requires a Valid Texas Driver License. Do you have a Valid Texas Driver License or if selected for this position, do you have the ability to acquire a Valid Texas Driver License by your hire date? Yes No * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * Describe your experience developing and writing health and safety programs. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience delivering safety training. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience assessing workplace conditions via inspections and audits. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience evaluating incident data to develop injury prevention strategies. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience managing a project and the process you followed. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience leading a project team. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Two (2) years of education from an accredited college or university in a field related to the job plus two (2) years of related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to two (2) years. Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants Austin Energy seeks an IT Network Administrator to provide operations, maintenance, and support for Linux and network access systems, under moderate supervision, using highly technical skills and current knowledge of Linux and network access technologies and protocols. The Administrator produces compliant-positive results for the critical cyber access of our essential community-owned utility. Working with Austin Energy provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, career development opportunities and more. WHEN COMPLETING THE CITY OF AUSTIN APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions must reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov Travel: If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program , you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. This position also requires on-call assignments which might result in a call back to work. VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : This position requires a criminal background investigation. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : This position is classified as NON - EXEMPT and may require to work additional hours outside of the normal schedule to include nights, weekends, and /or holidays. Pay Range $27.88 - $36.25 Hours Monday through Friday. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - 40 Hour Work Week. Additional work hours may be required to support the 24-hour Utility operations which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, inclement weather and emergency closures. Job Close Date 06/07/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 2500 Montopolis Dr, Austin, TX 78741 (SCC) Preferred Qualifications Experience in the administration of Linux network devices and systems, security event analysis, and SNMP logging infrastructure Experience with compliance duties such as Security Patch Assessment, Quarterly Cyber Access Review, Electronic Access Privileges, Revocation, and Verification Experience with IT Operations Procedure Reviews and Recovery Plan Testing - Actual recovery from backups Experience with cyber-system security hardening, testing, and troubleshooting access and logging issues Experience with critical utility cyber infrastructure Experience with hypervisor technology and virtual host systems Experience with network monitoring protocols, such as SNMP Ability to travel to more than one work location *RHCE/ SCE or Cisco Certified Network Professional ( CCNP ) security is preferred Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Test, evaluate, make recommendations, get quotes, and procure new software and hardware for network, telephony, and/or wireless technologies 2. Implement, configure, manage, administer, maintain, and monitor software and hardware for network, telephony, and/or wireless technologies 3. Monitor, troubleshoot, diagnose, and test to resolve network, telephony, and/or wireless problems 4. Assist to define disaster recovery plans and develop network test plans 5. Contribute to the planning, forecasting, budgeting, procuring and implementing new network hardware and software including the retirement of existing systems and components 6. Evaluate network performance and health checks implementing tuning improvements and performing network sizing estimates 7. Assist with development of solution based cost analysis 8. Coordinate and communicate the installation, configuration, and maintenance of network components with customer departments and project teams 9. Monitor services provided by vendors to ensure service levels are met 10. Monitor and assist in management of equipment inventory 11. Implement network security procedures and ensure compliance of all security policies, procedures, and standards Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. • Knowledge in one or more areas of networking • Knowledge of networking/telephony operating systems and network/telephony monitoring and management applications • Knowledge of industry and department best practices, requirements and policies and procedures • Knowledge of networking and internet protocols and connectivity issues • Knowledge of system capacity planning • Skill in design, development, installation and maintenance of telecommunications links • Skill in installing and maintaining network operating systems and networking equipment • Skill in reviewing bandwidth requirements and system interdependencies • Skill in adjusting bandwidth • Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new concepts • Ability to apply problem solving methodologies to diagnose and solve operational problems • Ability to accurately identify/determine customer needs and take appropriate actions and/or steps to address identified needs • Ability to recognize, value, and include different perspectives, experiences, approaches, and cultures in achieving organizational goals • Ability to gain and maintain the trust and confidence of others and the organization through consistency and reliability • Ability to give, receive, or share thoughts, ideas, perspective, and data to create shared understanding • Ability to define, analyze, and find solutions for difficult or complex problems • Ability to view the big picture • Ability to quickly become familiar with emerging technologies • Ability to identify trends as well as isolated events Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position are two (2) years of education from an accredited college or university in a field related to the job plus two (2) years of related experience; experience may substitute for education up to two (2) years. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your technical experience with network systems. For example, SUSE Manager, Palo Alto Panorama, VMWare vSphere, or others. (Open Ended Question) * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No * Are you agreeable to accepting on-call assignments which might result in a call back to work? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Two (2) years of education from an accredited college or university in a field related to the job plus two (2) years of related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to two (2) years. Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants Austin Energy (AE) seeks an IT Systems Administrator to provide 24/7 technical support for the Systems Operations Team. This position provides support to development, test, and production environments; performs troubleshooting on advanced systems/topologies; and supports critical customers in a utility environment. As part of the regular job duties, this position requires on-call rotations and a ability to travel to more than one work location. The IT Systems Administrator position requires strong written and oral communication and customer service skills. Working with Austin Energy provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, career development opportunities and more. WHEN COMPLETING THE CITY OF AUSTIN APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions must reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov Travel: If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program , you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. This position also requires on-call assignments which might result in a call back to work. VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : This position requires a criminal background investigation. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : This position is classified as NON - EXEMPT and may require to work additional hours outside of the normal schedule to include nights, weekends, and /or holidays. Pay Range $27.88 - $36.25 Hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - 40 Hour Work Week Additional work hours may be required to support the 24-hour Utility operations which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, inclement weather and emergency closures. Job Close Date 06/07/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 2500 Montopolis Drive, Austin, TX (SCC) Preferred Qualifications Experience working in a public, government or similarly regulated organization Experience deploying and managing Windows servers in a Microsoft Active Directory environment Experience managing Office 365 Experience implementing and administering SolarWinds Experience providing customer service in an IT environment Experience using appropriate and professional written and oral communication to conduct IT operations Ability to travel to more than one work location Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Monitor, troubleshoot, diagnose, test, evaluate, and make recommendations to resolve system problems as well as define disaster recovery plans and develop network test plans 2. Implement, configure, manage, administer, maintain and monitor software and hardware to include systems, applications, middleware, servers, and storage 3. Procure new software and hardware for systems, applications, middleware, servers, and storage technologies 4. Evaluate system performance and health checks by implementing tuning improvements and performing system sizing estimates 5. Contribute to the planning, forecasting, budgeting, procuring and implementing new system hardware and software including the retirement of existing systems and components 6. Assist with development of solution based cost analysis 7. Coordinate and communicate the installation, configuration, and maintenance of systems and components with customer departments and project teams 8. Monitor services provided by vendors to ensure service levels are met 9. Monitor and assist in management of equipment inventory 10. Implement system security procedures and ensure compliance of all security policies, procedures and standards Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. • Knowledge of one or more areas of infrastructure and server technologies • Knowledge of application and/or operating systems • Knowledge of networking/telephony operating systems and network/telephony monitoring and management applications • Knowledge of industry and department best practices, requirements and policies and procedures • Knowledge of system capacity planning • Skill in documenting and maintaining application and process or configuration information • Skill in providing day-to-day system/application administration and/or system/application administration in support in a variety of work environments • Skill in installing and maintaining applications or operating systems or equipment Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new concepts • Ability to accurately identify/determine customer needs and take appropriate actions and/or steps to address identified needs • Ability to recognize, value, and include different perspectives, experiences, approaches, and cultures in achieving organizational goals • Ability to gain and maintain the trust and confidence of others and the organization through consistency and reliability • Ability to give, receive, or share thoughts, ideas, perspective, and data to create shared understanding • Ability to define, analyze, and find solutions for difficult or complex problems • Ability to view the big picture • Ability to quickly become familiar with emerging technologies • Ability to identify trends as well as isolated events Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires two (2) years of education from an accredited college or university in a field related to the job plus two (2) years of related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to two (2) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications? Yes No * Describe your experience working in a public, government or similarly regulated organization. Include the number of years and the employer. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience deploying and managing Windows servers in a Microsoft Active Directory environment. Include the number of years and the employer. (Open Ended Question) * Describe experience in administering Microsoft Office 365. Include the number of years and the employer. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in implementing and managing SolarWinds. Include the number of years and the employer. (Open Ended Question) * Are you willing to accept call-back and/or on-call assignments? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Two (2) years of education from an accredited college or university in a field related to the job plus two (2) years of related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to two (2) years. Licenses or Certifications: None Notes to Applicants Austin Energy seeks an IT Network Administrator to provide operations, maintenance and support for communications and networks, under moderate supervision, using highly technical skills and current knowledge of network and voice technologies and protocols. The IT Network Administrator produces compliant-positive results for the critical cyber infrastructure of our essential community-owned utility. Working with Austin Energy provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, career development opportunities and more. WHEN COMPLETING THE CITY OF AUSTIN APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions must reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov Travel: If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program , you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. This position also requires on-call assignments which might result in a call back to work. VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : This position requires a criminal background investigation. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : This position is classified as NON - EXEMPT and may require to work additional hours outside of the normal schedule to include nights, weekends, and /or holidays. Pay Range $27.88 - $36.25 Hours Monday through Friday. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - 40 Hour Work Week. Additional work hours may be required to support the 24-hour Utility operations which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, inclement weather and emergency closures. Job Close Date 06/07/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 2500 Montopolis Dr, Austin, TX 78741 (SCC) Preferred Qualifications Experience in the administration of routing and switching, logging and security event analysis, and firewalls Experience with compliance duties such as Security Patch Assessment, Quarterly Cyber Access Review and Electronic Access Privileges Verification Experience with IT Operations Procedure Reviews and Recovery Plan Testing - Actual recovery from backup Experience with system security analysis, testing, and troubleshooting network issues Experience with critical utility network infrastructure Experience with voice-over IP technology and communication paths Experience with network monitoring protocols, such as SNMP Cisco Certified Network Associate ( CCNA ) or Cisco Certified Network Professional ( CCNP ) Ability to travel to more than one work location Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Test, evaluate, make recommendations, get quotes, and procure new software and hardware for network, telephony, and/or wireless technologies 2. Implement, configure, manage, administer, maintain, and monitor software and hardware for network, telephony, and/or wireless technologies 3. Monitor, troubleshoot, diagnose, and test to resolve network, telephony, and/or wireless problems 4. Assist to define disaster recovery plans and develop network test plans 5. Contribute to the planning, forecasting, budgeting, procuring and implementing new network hardware and software including the retirement of existing systems and components 6. Evaluate network performance and health checks implementing tuning improvements and performing network sizing estimates 7. Assist with development of solution based cost analysis 8. Coordinate and communicate the installation, configuration, and maintenance of network components with customer departments and project teams 9. Monitor services provided by vendors to ensure service levels are met 10. Monitor and assist in management of equipment inventory 11. Implement network security procedures and ensure compliance of all security policies, procedures, and standards Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. • Knowledge in one or more areas of networking • Knowledge of networking/telephony operating systems and network/telephony monitoring and management applications • Knowledge of industry and department best practices, requirements and policies and procedures • Knowledge of networking and internet protocols and connectivity issues • Knowledge of system capacity planning • Skill in design, development, installation and maintenance of telecommunications links • Skill in installing and maintaining network operating systems and networking equipment • Skill in reviewing bandwidth requirements and system interdependencies • Skill in adjusting bandwidth • Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new concepts • Ability to apply problem solving methodologies to diagnose and solve operational problems • Ability to accurately identify/determine customer needs and take appropriate actions and/or steps to address identified needs • Ability to recognize, value, and include different perspectives, experiences, approaches, and cultures in achieving organizational goals • Ability to gain and maintain the trust and confidence of others and the organization through consistency and reliability • Ability to give, receive, or share thoughts, ideas, perspective, and data to create shared understanding • Ability to define, analyze, and find solutions for difficult or complex problems • Ability to view the big picture • Ability to quickly become familiar with emerging technologies • Ability to identify trends as well as isolated events Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position are two (2) years of education from an accredited college or university in a field related to the job plus two (2) years of related experience; experience may substitute for education up to two (2) years. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your technical experience with network systems. For example, Cisco Call Manager, Aruba wireless, or others. (Open Ended Question) * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No * Are you agreeable to accepting on-call assignments which might result in a call back to work? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an AISD or DVISD High School campus (end of current school year) Completed one (1) year in Automotive Career & Technical Education at Crockett, Eastside Memorial Northeast or Del Valle High School Be at least 18 years of age by internship start date Notes to Applicants The Fleet Equipment Technician Intern position is for graduating students of Austin Independent School District ( AISD ) and Del Valle Independent School District ( DVISD ) who completed the Automotive Career & Technical Education Program at the campuses of Crockett, Eastside Memorial, Northeast and Del Valle High Schools. The Fleet Internship Program was developed to support students in qualifying for temporary part time and full time employment. The Fleet Equipment Technician Intern will assist Fleet Equipment Technicians with maintenance and repairs and perform basic preventative maintenance service and very basic automotive and/or equipment repairs. In addition, may work on a wide variety of vehicles and equipment, including but not limited to light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, trucks and equipment such as police vehicles, ambulances, fire apparatus, refuse (garbage) trucks, and off-road, unique and unusual vehicles and equipment. Please be thorough in completing the employment application and list all experience and education. (Work experience is not required to be considered for the Fleet Internship program provided that all stated requirements are met.) Pay Range This is a paid internship program at $15.00 per hour. Hours Various shifts based upon business needs. Most shifts will occur between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Job Close Date 06/07/2020 Type of Posting External Department Fleet Services Regular/Temporary Temporary Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location Multiple Fleet Service Centers in Austin, Texas Preferred Qualifications Texas Class C Driver's License Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Refuels and performs preventive maintenance on a variety of types of vehicles and other equipment. 2. Changes all type of tires and perform repairs to small tires. 3. Lubricates vehicles and changes oil and filters. 4. Initiates minor repairs and changes belts, hoses, windshield wipers, etc. 5.Records maintenance and service information and data on designated forms. 6. Transports vehicles of all types including heavy vehicles. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of vehicle mechanical work. Skill in oral and written communication. Ability to use tools effectively in repair of equipment. Ability to read and understand vehicle service manuals and lubrication charts. Ability to follow proper safety practices and procedures necessary to operate various types of equipment. Ability to interact with tact and courtesy and maintain a professional demeanor. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * In order to be considered for the Fleet Internship Program, you must meet all of the following conditions: Graduation from AISD or DVISD High School campus (end of current school year); Completed one (1) year in Automotive Career & Technical Education at Crockett, Eastside Memorial, Northeast or Del Valle High School; Be at least 18 years of age by internship start date. Do you meet all of the requirements? Yes No * Shift times will vary from service center to service center between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Are you able to work any shift between these hours? Yes No * Are there any days and/or hours you are not available to work? If yes, please list the days and/or hours below. If not, please answer with N/A. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent and three (3) years of driving experience with a Commercial Driver's License Licenses or Certifications: Current Class B* Commercial Driver's License *Must obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License and/or required endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment as required by position. To be considered for employment in this position applicants must comply with Department of Transportation Federal Regulations and the City of Austin Drug Policy Notes to Applicants The Austin Resource Recovery Litter Control Operator Senior works along-side the ARR Operators and/or ARR Associates providing street sweeping services to the City of Austin to boulevards downtown area. This position drives along-side the curb as the ARR Operator or ARR Associate blows debris from the sidewalks onto the streets for downtown cleaning. The Operator Senior may also operate Flusher Trucks, Crew Cabs and Rear Loader vehicles based on business need. The position will assist during Special Events and Storms, in addition to the cleaning services to boulevards and the Central Business District and other areas as needed. This position requires the employee drive on a continual basis. This position works early morning hours, weekends, holidays and during special events. S-Team Hours: 2:30 am-1 pm, Sunday-Wednesday. W Team Hours: 2:30 am - 1 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday. Must obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License and/or required endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment as required by position A competency assessment may be required to verify your skill set. • This posting may be used to fill other similar positions within Austin Resource Recovery outside of the division listed above. • A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Your application should reflect your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. • Driving on City business: This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual may be required to drive own personal vehicle or City vehicle. A driving record verification will be conducted. • Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: Applicant is at least 18 years of age; Applicant has a current valid driver license with the appropriate license and endorsements for the type of vehicle(s) to be operated. • This position falls under the COA safe driver program requirements. A check will be made of moving violations and points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) based on Department of Public Safety ( DPS ) Driver Record Report. External New Hires must meet the DRE requisite. Click here for more information. • Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. • Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meet the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview. • Physical requires for Operational Positions: The employee is required to perform the following tasks during the normal course of an approximately eight (8) to ten (10) hour day, four (4) to six (6) days a week. This position involves sitting while driving a commercial refuse vehicle as well as entering or exiting the cab and the rear step of the truck using hand and foot holds pulling body weight about 18-36 inches around 1250 times per day. The employee will apply up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and less force frequently to move objects. The position requires constant standing and grasping of hand holds roughly 32-54 inches from step to handle while riding on the back of the truck with frequent stops. This will involve continuous use of arms, shoulders, legs and feet to operate drive/steering inputs. Additionally, the employee will frequently be expected to perform tasks involving stretching, bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling, pushing/pulling, lifting and stooping while inspecting vehicle, while rolling 50+ pound refuse containers or throwing items into a refuse truck at approximately 5 feet high. This position walks from house to house to retrieve carts, brush, bulk, and bags for approximately 8 -10 hours during a normal work day and works in extreme heat, cold, rain and other bad weather. Additional hazards include working close to mechanical parts, oils, fumes/odors/gases, noise, repetitive motions and vibration which expose joints and muscles to vibration and shock produced by the truck as well as walking near traffic, uneven surfaces, mud, snow, ice or rain daily. Employees may come in contact with blood and/or other potentially infectious materials. • Employees must have sufficiently good eyesight to drive and inspect trucks and other equipment. Additionally, listening while driving is necessary to hear emergency vehicles and other issues with traffic or operational equipment. Employees must also be able to hear and speak to communicate with supervisors, dispatchers, and citizens. • Employees must have sufficiently good eyesight and reading comprehension to evaluate materials and other equipment. Employees must also be able to hear and speak to communicate with supervisors, and citizens and to safely operate operational equipment. All necessary training and Personnel Protective Equipment is provided by the employer. • NOTE : All Austin Resource Recovery locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any ARR work site - including parking lot or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $19.64 - $25.04 Hours Sun-Wed - 2:30 am- 1:00 pm. Wed-Sat - 2:30 am - 1:00 pm. This position works early morning hours, weekends, holidays and during special events. Job Close Date 06/04/2020 Type of Posting Departmental Only Department Austin Resource Recovery Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 4108 Todd Lane, Austin, Texas 78744 Preferred Qualifications Have at least 2 years Street Sweeping experience Experience with flusher trucks, crew cabs and rear loaders Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Check, refill or change fluids, belts, hoses, or safety features of various Waste Management industry equipment Train others in the proper use of equipment and vehicles as required by Management As required by position: Set-up, operate and maintain all of the following vehicles and equipment: Automated Collection Vehicles, Street Sweeper Vehicles, Rear-loader Vehicles, Rubber Wheeled Loader Truck-mounted Knuckle-boom Grapple Loader (Crane); Tractor Trailer Rig; Truck Trailer Rig to Haul Equipment and Materials Heavy Equipment, Landfill Wheeled Trash Compactor; Track Dozer Loader with Waste Handling; Paddle Wheel Scraper; Track Dozer w/ Angle and Straight Blade; Brush Tub Grinder; Motor Grader; Wheeled/Tracked Excavator; 16Yd Dirt Scraper; High Lift Rubber Tire Loader; Dump Truck; Water Truck; Roll-off Truck; Roll-off Truck/Roll-off Trailer combination and other industry related equipment as assigned Pre-trip all vehicles and heavy equipment as required by Management and maintain detailed vehicle and equipment records As required by position: Operate hand tools, air powered wrenches in performing replacement of worn equipment parts. As required by position: Haul Lechate and document all loads following regulatory guidelines pertaining to landfills. Assist other ARR crews as directed Other duties as assigned Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: none Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of Austin Resource Recovery processes, policies and procedures Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of assigned equipment and vehicles Skill in reading and understanding blueprints and plans Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other city employees and the public Skill in heavy lifting and carrying equipment or materials applicable to the work being performed Skill in reading and writing English necessary to the level of tasks performed Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English including manuals and instruction panels Ability to train or assist in the training of employees as required by Management Ability to drive and operate various truck/tractor and trailer combination vehicles on residential streets Ability to manipulate knuckle boom grapple loader in tight restricted spaces Ability to communicate safety procedures Ability to read, understand and follow maps and mapping directions Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The Minimum Qualifications for the Austin Resource Recovery Operator Senior include: High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of driving experience with a Commercial Driver's License. Additionally, you must have a current Class B* Commercial Driver's License and must be able to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License and/or required endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment. Do you meet the Minimum Qualifications of the ARR Operator Sr position? Yes No * Are you a current Austin Resource Recovery Department Employee? Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position detailing 1) how you meet the educational/degree requirement (for any substitutions, indicate the exact job titles and years) and 2) the additional 4 years of related experience required in a focused technology (for any substitution, note the Master's degree program and years). (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes the type of valid Texas Commercial Driver License (CDL) you currently possess? Class A CDL Class B CDL I do not currently possess a valid Texas Commercial Drivers License (CDL) * How many years of driving with a Commercial Driver License (CDL) do you have? None Less than 1 year More than 1 year but less than 2 years More than 2 years but less than 3 years More than 3 years but less than 4 years More than 4 years but less than 5 years 5 years + * Please list your heavy equipment experience including and commercial driving experience detailing where and/or what position on your application you used a commercial driver license and which commercial driver license equipment you used. Please be sure to include Employer Name and years of experience with each piece of equipment. If you do not have this experience, please put N/A. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have operating heavy industrial equipment? None Less than three (3) years Three (3) to five (5) years Five (5) to seven (7) years More than seven (7) years Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications These vacancies will be filled at one of two levels depending upon qualifications. For Minimum Qualifications, please click on the appropriate job description below: Drainage Operations and Maintenance I: Click Here Drainage Operations and Maintenance II: Click Here Notes to Applicants This position will report to the Open Waterways/Erosion section. These vacancies will be filled at one of the following levels depending on qualifications. DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT I: Salary Range: $16.17 - $19.62 per hour. DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT I: Salary Range: $17.30 - $21.63 per hour. Driving Requirement: DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT I: This position requires a Valid Class "A" or "B" Commercial Driver's License ( CDL ) or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT II: This position requires a Valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License ( CDL ) or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE : Job Offer will be contingent on passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening test and thereafter, comply with the Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing rules as outlined by the City of Austin Alcohol and Drug Policy for Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles. ASSESSMENTS : Candidate selected to interview is subject to a Written and/or Equipment Operation Skills Assessment(s). EDUCATION : Education verification will be conducted on the top candidate. ABOUT YOUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION (Please read carefully): When completing the City of Austin Employment Application: -Include details on the application of prior or current work history with the City of Austin. -A resume may be submitted with the employment application, but does not substitute for a complete employment application. -A detailed and complete employment application will help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. -Include any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications and relevant experience. -Your work history must include employer name and address, job title, supervisor's name and employer contact number, the month and year of employment and whether it was full or part-time work. Each work history should include a detailed description of the work you performed. We do not accept "See Resume" and your application will considered incomplete. -Any relevant work history on the resume must be reflected in the employment application in order to be considered. Pay Range Commensurate. Hours 6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Four days a week). May require working outside of normal business hours as dictated by business needs. In addition, work schedule may change to a rotating shift during weather events. Must be agreeable to accepting on-call assignments which might result in a call-back to work. Job Close Date 06/10/2020 Type of Posting External Department Watershed Protection Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 9200 Sherman Road, Austin Texas Preferred Qualifications *Experience in conducting pre-trip inspection of mobile equipment and City fleet vehicles. *Experience with traffic control set-up in the Right-of-Way. *Flagging Experience *Experience using Auto-level or Surveying Elevations *Construction knowledge/experience performing work in stream bank stabilization and erosion control projects Duties, Functions and Responsibilities These vacancies will be filled at one of two levels depending upon qualifications. For Duties, Functions and Responsibilities, please click on the appropriate job description below: Drainage Operations and Maintenance I: Click Here Drainage Operations and Maintenance II: Click Here Knowledge, Skills and Abilities These vacancies will be filled at one of two levels depending upon qualifications. For Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, please click on the appropriate job description below. Drainage Operations and Maintenance I: Click Here Drainage Operations and Maintenance II: Click Here Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Applicants for this posting must meet the minimum qualifications for one of the following levels. Both levels will allow one (1) year of additional related experience to substitute for one (1) year of high school up to a maximum of four (4) years substitution: DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT I - graduation from High School or GED, plus one (1) year experience in maintenance and/or construction; DRAINAGE OPS & MAINT II - graduation from High School or GED, plus two (2) years experience in maintenance and/or construction, including 6 months experience in operation of heavy duty equipment. Please indicate which level you are applying for: Drainage Ops & Maint I Drainage Ops & Maint II None of the above * This position requires a valid Commercial Driver's License. Please select one of the following: I DO NOT hold a Commercial Driver's License I hold a valid Commercial Class A Driver's License I hold a valid Commercial Class B Driver's License * This position will require continuous outdoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, inclement weather, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor/dust hazards, electrical hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying/lifting up to a minimum of 50lbs., client/ customer contact, and indoor activity. Will you be able to perform these duties with or without reasonable accommodations? Yes No * This position requires participation in an on-call schedule for flood warning response activities, which may extend beyond regular business hours. Are you agreeable to accepting on-call assignments which might result in a call back to work or work outside regular business hours? Yes No * How many years of experience do you have conducting pre-trip and post-trip inspection of mobile equipment and company work vehicles? None Less than 4 years 4 years or more * How many years of experience do you have setting up and/or conducting traffic control? None Less than 1 year 1 to 2 years 2 to 3 years 3 to 4 years 4 or more years * How many years of flagging experience do yo have? None Less than 1 year 1 to 2 years * How many years of experience do you have using an Auto-level or Surveying Elevations. None Less than 1 year 1 to 2 years * How many years construction knowledge experience performing work in stream bank stabilization and erosion control projects do you have? None Less than 1 year 1 to 2 years * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents Cover Letter Resume
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications See Appropriate title below for Minimum Qualifications- Assistant City Attorney I: Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited school of law. Current active membership in good standing of the State Bar of Texas. Licenses and Certifications Required: License to practice law issued by the State Bar of Texas. Assistant City Attorney II: Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited school of law. Current active membership in good standing of the State Bar of Texas. Three (3) full years of active practice as a licensed attorney. Licenses and Certifications Required: License to practice law issued by the State Bar of Texas. Assistant City Attorney III : Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited school of law. Current active membership in good standing of the State Bar of Texas. Seven (7) full years of active practice as a licensed attorney. Licenses and Certifications Required:License to practice law issued by the State Bar of Texas. Notes to Applicants Please follow the link for more information regarding the Law Department. Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday - Friday. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Hours may vary. Job Close Date 06/12/2020 Type of Posting External Department Law Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location City Hall, 301 West 2nd Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Preferred Qualifications Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Please click the appropriate link below for Duties, Functions and Responsibilities. Assistant City Attorney I- Job Description Assistant City Attorney II- Job Description Assistant City Attorney III - Job Description Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Please click the appropriate link below for Knowledge, Skills and Abilities . Assistant City Attorney I- Job Description Assistant City Attorney II- Job Description Assistant City Attorney III - Job Description Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Please indicate which position you meet the minimum qualifications for: Assistant City Attorney I Assistant City Attorney II Assistant City Attorney III None of the above * Have you graduated from an accredited school of law? Yes No * Are you a member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas? Yes No * How many years of experience do you have as a practicing Attorney? 0 to 3 years 3 to 7 years 7 to 12 years 12 or more years * What state and year were you licensed? (Open Ended Question) * Briefly describe any experience you have with working in criminal law. If you do not have this experience, please write N/A. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience working for a government or municipality? If so, please list your number of years and describe your experience. If you do not have this experience, please write N/A. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus three (3) years of experience in a field related to the job. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants This position will develop and implement a variety of programs, projects and activities for specialized customer bases. Coordinate with existing organizations to address community economic or social service needs. Conduct needs assessments and meets with community residents, leaders and community groups to identify needs and available resources in maintaining their utility accounts. In addition, they will collaborate with other organizations to plan and develop programs and activities or improve coordination of existing services. These positions will be critical in developing, assessing, evaluating and implementing the new customer assistance program structure. APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions must reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge. TRAVEL : If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : This position is considered FLSA Exempt. Exempt employees are salaried and, except as provided, are not eligible for overtime compensation. RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE : Three years of experience in a field related to the job will include any of the following customer service responsibilities: • Credit Counseling • Direct customer service - Answer, discuss and resolve customer requests concerning service/customer accounts - Billing / Product resolution - Communicates, mediates and negotiates with customers to resolve complex customer service issues - Direct customer interaction • Research customer accounts and provide complex information in a simple format • Auditing of customer accounts • Identifying, researching and resolving customer escalations For this position, utility billing experience includes electric utility billing. Degree in a field related to the job will include: • Communication/Journalism • Marketing • Social Service • Psychology/Sociology • Criminal Justice • Education • Humanities • Liberal Arts Pay Range $20.62 - $26.29 Hours Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm. Position may occasionally require the employee to flex their time outside of regular schedule to work after hours. This position also requires weekend hours on a rotational basis. Job Close Date 06/21/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 5200 East Ben White Preferred Qualifications 2 years of Social Work Experience 1 year of utility billing experience 2 years of experience in Customer Home Visits 2 years of experience utilizing Case Management Principles 1 year of experience in Public Speaking 1 year of experience in Program Evaluation Ability to travel to more than one work location Bilingual: English/Spanish Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Develop and implement a variety of programs, projects and activities. Coordinate with existing organizations to address community economic or social service needs. Conduct needs assessments and meets with community residents, leaders and community groups to identify needs and available resources. Collaborate with other organizations to plan and develop programs and activities or improve coordination of existing services. Research funding sources, develop short and long range plans, and compile informational reports. Serve as City representative before community groups, businesses and/or the media. Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers. Assists in the development and monitoring of project and/or program budgets. Assists in the development of short/long range plans. Assists in the development and implementation of operating policies and Procedures. Ensures compliance with city and other regulatory agency requirements and policies. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of applicable processes, techniques, and methods. Knowledge of city practice, policy, and procedures. Skill in handling conflict and uncertain situations. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in conducting presentations on behalf of a public entity. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with city employees and the public. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to train others. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a field related to the job, plus three (3) years experience related to the job. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * Do you have a minimum of two (2) years experience in social work? Yes No * Please describe in detail your experience as it relates to the question above. Be sure to include details such as job title/duties, work examples, dates, and employers. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your bilingual, English/Spanish fluency level. Speak, read, and write in both languages fluently Speak English and Spanish fluently Speak English and some Spanish Fluent in English only None of the above * Do you have a minimum of two (2) years experience conducting home visits with customers in order to assist them with support services? Yes No * Explain your experience in implementing educational or outreach projects related to behavior change for climate, energy, water, social benefit, etc. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with public speaking to promote programs and services to the public. Include the number of years and the position on your application in which you gained this experience. (Open Ended Question) * This position does require conducting home visits with customers on a variety of issues with a majority of these visits being conducted alone. Will you be able to meet this expectation? Yes No * Please describe your experience conducting home visits with customers in order to assist them with support services. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have a minimum two (2) years of experience utilizing case management principles? Yes No * Please describe your case management experience, specifically related to any work with individuals and/or families who have experienced a crisis or traumatic situation. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your case management experience, specifically related to any work with individuals and/or families who are experiencing poverty related issues. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have working in electric utilities? None Less than 1 year 1 to less than 3 years 3 to less than 5 years 5 or more years * This position may require the employee to flex their time outside of the regular 9-6 schedule to work after hours or weekends due to community outreach. Do you agree to these terms? Yes No * This position does require weekend hours on a rotational basis, if identified, as a top candidate will you be able to meet this expectation. Yes No * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No * If selected as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent and three (3) years of driving experience with a Commercial Driver's License Licenses or Certifications: Current Class B* Commercial Driver's License *Must obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License and/or required endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment as required by position. To be considered for employment in this position applicants must comply with Department of Transportation Federal Regulations and the City of Austin Drug Policy Notes to Applicants This position operates large trash and/or recycling collection CDL vehicles, servicing approximately 700-1500 homes in extreme heat, cold and other inclement weather. You are expected to check, clean, perform, basic vehicle inspections, read street maps to locate route destinations, maintain vehicle records, and dump collected trash or recyclables at designated landfill or recycling processing facilities. This position will require some or all of the following: boarding and exiting the cab of a refuse collection truck, as well as stepping on and off the rear step using hand and foot holds pulling your own body weight. Retrieving carts and bags from house to house with continual stretching, bending and stooping. Additionally, Operator Seniors make decisions whether or not to pick up trash or recyclables that are set out improperly, resolve in-field customer questions/concerns and assist other areas of operations when needed. A competency assessment may be required to verify your skill set. This posting may be used to fill other similar positions within Austin Resource Recovery outside of the division listed above. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Your application should reflect your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. Driving Requirement: This position requires a Current Class B Commercial Driver License or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meet the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview. NOTE : All Austin Resource Recovery locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any ARR worksite - including parking lot or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Physical requirements for Operational Positions: The employee is required to perform the following tasks during the normal course of an approximately eight (8) to ten (10) hour day, four (4) to six (6) days a week. This position involves sitting while driving a commercial refuse vehicle as well as entering or exiting the cab and the rear step of the truck using hand and foot holds pulling body weight about 18-36 inches around 1250 times per day. The employee will apply up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and less force frequently to move objects. The position requires constant standing and grasping of hand holds roughly 32-54 inches from step to handle while riding on the back of the truck with frequent stops. This will involve continuous use of arms, shoulders, legs and feet to operate drive/steering inputs. Additionally, the employee will frequently be expected to perform tasks involving stretching, bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling, pushing/pulling, lifting and stooping while inspecting vehicle, while rolling 50+ pound refuse containers or throwing items into a refuse truck at approximately 5 feet high. This position walks from house to house to retrieve carts, brush, bulk, and bags for approximately 8-10 hours during a normal work day and works in extreme heat, cold, rain and other bad weather. Additional hazards include working close to mechanical parts, oils, fumes/odors/gases, noise, repetitive motions and vibration which expose joints and muscles to vibration and shock produced by the truck as well as walking near traffic, uneven surfaces, mud, snow, ice or rain daily. Employees may come in contact with blood and/or other potentially infectious materials. Employees must have sufficiently good eyesight to drive and inspect trucks and other equipment. Additionally, listening while driving is necessary to hear emergency vehicles and other issues with traffic or operational equipment. Employees must also be able to hear and speak to communicate with supervisors, dispatchers, and citizens. Pay Range $19.64 - $25.04 Hours Monday - Friday, 6:00AM - 4:30PM (10 hour shift) Monday through Friday with one rotating day off. Extended hours and holidays will be required as business needs arise. Job Close Date 06/04/2020 Type of Posting Departmental Only Department Austin Resource Recovery Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 4108 Todd Lane Austin TX 78744 Preferred Qualifications Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Check, refill or change fluids, belts, hoses, or safety features of various Waste Management industry equipment Train others in the proper use of equipment and vehicles as required by Management As required by position: Set-up, operate and maintain all of the following vehicles and equipment: Automated Collection Vehicles, Street Sweeper Vehicles, Rear-loader Vehicles, Rubber Wheeled Loader Truck-mounted Knuckle-boom Grapple Loader (Crane); Tractor Trailer Rig; Truck Trailer Rig to Haul Equipment and Materials Heavy Equipment, Landfill Wheeled Trash Compactor; Track Dozer Loader with Waste Handling; Paddle Wheel Scraper; Track Dozer w/ Angle and Straight Blade; Brush Tub Grinder; Motor Grader; Wheeled/Tracked Excavator; 16Yd Dirt Scraper; High Lift Rubber Tire Loader; Dump Truck; Water Truck; Roll-off Truck; Roll-off Truck/Roll-off Trailer combination and other industry related equipment as assigned Pre-trip all vehicles and heavy equipment as required by Management and maintain detailed vehicle and equipment records As required by position: Operate hand tools, air powered wrenches in performing replacement of worn equipment parts. As required by position: Haul Lechate and document all loads following regulatory guidelines pertaining to landfills. Assist other ARR crews as directed Other duties as assigned Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: none Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of Austin Resource Recovery processes, policies and procedures Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of assigned equipment and vehicles Skill in reading and understanding blueprints and plans Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other city employees and the public Skill in heavy lifting and carrying equipment or materials applicable to the work being performed Skill in reading and writing English necessary to the level of tasks performed Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English including manuals and instruction panels Ability to train or assist in the training of employees as required by Management Ability to drive and operate various truck/tractor and trailer combination vehicles on residential streets Ability to manipulate knuckle boom grapple loader in tight restricted spaces Ability to communicate safety procedures Ability to read, understand and follow maps and mapping directions Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Are you a current Austin Resource Recovery Department Employee? Yes No * The Minimum Qualifications for the Austin Resource Recovery Operator Senior include: High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of driving experience with a Commercial Driver's License. Additionally, you must have a current Class B* Commercial Driver's License and must be able to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License and/or required endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment. Do you meet the Minimum Qualifications of the ARR Operator Sr position? Yes No * Describe in detail how you meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Please detail how you meet the educational requirements, account for the years of related experience, and explain any substitutions of experience for education (if applicable). (Open Ended Question) * This position requires a Current Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL). Do you have a Current Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) or if selected for this position, do you have the ability to acquire a Current Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) by your hire date? Yes No * Which of the following best describes the type of valid Texas Driver License you currently possess? Class "B" CDL Class "A" CDL I do not currently possess a valid Texas Commercial Driver License * How many years of driving with a Commercial Driver License (CDL) do you have? None Less than 1 year More than 1 year but less than 2 years More than 2 years but less than 3 years More than 3 years but less than 4 years More than 4 years but less than 5 years 5 years + * Please list your heavy equipment experience including and commercial driving experience detailing where and/or what position on your application you used a commercial driver license and which commercial driver license equipment you used. Please be sure to include Employer Name and years of experience with each piece of equipment. If you do not have this experience, please put N/A. (Open Ended Question) * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to Finance, Accounting, or Economics plus five (5) years' experience in a related field. A Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or Public Administration or other relevant field may be substituted for 2 years' experience. A five (5) year accounting (MAcy) degree or CPA designation may be substituted for 1 years' experience. Licenses or Certifications: None Notes to Applicants Working with Austin Water provides a number of benefits including medical, paid leave time, a great retirement plan, training opportunities and more! Click HERE for more information. This position works in a team environment with a common purpose for which its team members are mutually accountable to each other. This is maintained through peer reviews and, at times, rotating job responsibilities to support City of Austin competencies, and professional growth and development opportunities. The person in the Financial Analyst IV position will rotate duties periodically between budget/accounting: however, the position will focus mainly on financial functions, such as: Developing financial budgets Performing complex financial analysis Providing financial support and monitoring operation and maintenance program budgets When completing the City of Austin employment application: Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job title and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered. If you are selected to interview: Your skill level in some of the competency areas for this job will be assessed through skills testing - specifically in Microsoft Excel - with a required minimum passing score of 70%. If you are selected for hire: Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) is required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization or institution. You must also provide proof of your professional licenses or certifications. If you are in the military or are a military veteran, you will need to provide a copy of the Member 4 page of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. This position requires a criminal background investigation Travel Requirement: If you are selected for this position and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program , you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Effective October 1, 2014, all Austin Water worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any AW worksite - including construction sites, parking lot, garage or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $33.21 - $43.17 Hours From 8:00 to 5:00 Monday-Friday with limited flexibility, or other hours as business needs require Job Close Date 06/04/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Waller Creek Center - 625 East 10th Street, Austin, TX Preferred Qualifications Experience in budgeting (spending, appropriation, strategic planning and accounting) Experience with financial reconciliation, and developing, analyzing, and writing financial reports Experience with researching and providing guidance on federal and state legislation, regulations, and standards Experience providing leadership and peer review of work Experience with financial software such as AIMS , e-Combs, Microstrategy, or other related financial and/or business intelligence software system Experience developing/implementing financial-related processes and procedures Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 2016, specifically Microsoft Excel and Outlook Ability to travel to more than one work location Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Develops and prepares reports, analyses, and models used in revenue and economic forecasts and budgets. Develops and completes cost of service rate and structure recommendations, rate studies, and methodology analysis to comply with State regulatory requirements using multiple variables. Primarily responsible for developing the operating or CIP budget for the department. Performs budget analysis by implementing the organization's budget process system, providing guidance and recommendations to management in the development and completion of their budgets; finalizing the organizations budget; and monitoring the budget by preparing or reviewing current year estimates and budget variance reports, reporting on budget variances; reviewing budget forecasts; and reviewing current and historical budget information and data. Prepares complex financial analysis, periodic and ad-hoc reports by researching, financial benchmark reporting, compiling, monitoring, and summarizing current and historical financial information and data, reporting on variances and trends, and compiling financial information from various financial systems. Develops and prepares reports, analyses, and models to analyze debt issuances, bond issuance timing, Official Statement updates, calculate debt service requirements, equity financing ratios, cash reserve requirements, revenue bond debt refunding, rating agency presentations and other debt related requirements. Performs debt administration, impact analysis and monitors debt service schedules. Provides financial support and monitors CIP projects. Processes and tracks task orders and other project requirements in eCAPRIS and other financial systems. Develop and maintain complex databases to conduct comprehensive financial and technical analysis, and develop models and reports in Business Intelligence system to support and monitor performance and financial benchmarks. Develop complex reports and documentation in compliance with local, State and Federal regulatory requirements. Conduct cost analysis, financial and performance benchmarking with other entities and assist in development of expert testimony. Assists departments and other customers by providing procedural and financial information and guidance with financial systems. Researches and provides information requested by City Council, City management, boards and commissions, vendors, the public, regulatory agencies and other City offices. Monitors state and federal regulatory processes and provides guidance to the department regarding the financial impact of new and/or proposed legislation, regulations and standards. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May be responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of the processes and theories used for public budgetary and financial policies. Knowledge of accounting practices and concepts. Knowledge of utility ratemaking and cost of service study methodology. Knowledge of debt instruments, cash management and utility financing methods. Knowledge of forecasting models; econometric studies, analysis and forecasting; and estimating methods and techniques. Knowledge of cost benefit analysis, feasibility studies and net present value analysis methods. Knowledge of enterprise budgeting, financial planning or accounting. Knowledge of research methods, survey techniques, statistical concepts and report writing. Ability to complete detailed financial and economic analyses. Ability to lead and/or facilitate meetings and workshops. Ability to work independently. Skill in generating and analyzing financial and statistical reports. Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in performing quantitative analysis. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field related to Finance, Accounting, or Economics plus five (5) years' experience in a related field. A Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or Public Administration or other relevant field may be substituted for 2 years' experience. A five (5) year accounting (MAcy) degree or CPA designation may be substituted for 1 years' experience. Do you meet these requirements? Yes No * Please describe how you meet these minimum qualifications. Please detail how you meet the educational requirements, account for the years of related experience, and explain any substitutions of experience for education, or vice-versa (if applicable). Indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience analyzing financial data and developing financial reports? (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with preparing reconciliations, accounting adjusting entries, and financial statements. Include the specific position(s) listed on your application in which you performed these duties, and please be as detailed as possible. (Open Ended Question) * Please choose the answer that best describes the amount of experience you have in financial forecasting, budget administration, and quality assurance related to financial and project-related information. 0 - 1 year 2 - 3 years 3 - 4 years 4 - 5 years More than 5 years * Describe your experience with financial forecast & budgeting, to include spending, planning and accounting, and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience researching and providing guidance on federal and state legislation, regulations and standards, and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with providing reviews and feedback on work developed by other team members. Also describe your experience documenting your review of the work of others. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience and proficiency using the City's financial systems (i.e., AIMS, E-CAPRIS and MicroStrategy) or other related financial software systems that includes general ledger accounting, capital project management, business intelligence tool, or agenda management, and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have developing and implementing financial-related processes and procedures? Less than one (1) year One (1) to three (3) years Three (3) to five (5) years Five (5) or more years * Please describe your experience developing and implementing financial-related processes and procedures, and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes your proficiency with Microsoft Outlook? Basic: able to send/receive emails and schedule calendar items Intermediate: able to reply/forward email, use mail options to mark messages as confidential/high priority, set up read receipts, send meeting notices, set up task lists Advanced: able to view calendar conflicts for multiple users, manage email/calendar for other users, set up rules & alerts, resend/recall emails, assign/track completion status of tasks I do not have experience with Microsoft Outlook, but have experience with a similar office productivity software such as Lotus Notes or Novell GroupWise I do not have experience with Microsoft Outlook * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Were you referred to this opportunity by an Austin Water employee? If yes, please provide the employee's full name. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 27, 2020
Part Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: One (1) year experience related to janitorial or grounds keeping services. Licenses and Certifications Required: If assigned to operate vehicles, must possess the appropriate Texas Driver's License for those vehicles. Notes to Applicants The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department ( PARD ) provides protects and preserves a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. The Buildings and Grounds Assistant position is a temporary/seasonal staff position scheduled to work between 20 and 40 hours per week in an After School or Summer Camp Youth Development program setting. Successful applicants must demonstrate strong leadership, exhibit creative thinking, perform good judgment, and have excellent communication skills. Applicants must also possess reliability, trustworthiness, and be safety conscious. Recreation Center locations include: North Austin Work sites: Gustavo "Gus" L Garcia Recreation Center Hancock Recreation Center Northwest Recreation Center Virginia L Brown Recreation Center Alamo Recreation Center Dottie Jordan Recreation Center Pickfair Community Center Central Austin Work sites: Austin Recreation Center Metz Recreation Center Givens Recreation Center Oswaldo A.B. Cantu/Pan American Recreation Center Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center Turner-Roberts Recreation Center Delores Duffie Recreation Center Lorraine "Grandma" Camacho Activity Center Danny G McBeth Recreation Center South Austin Work sites: Dittmar Recreation Center Dove Springs Recreation Center Montopolis Recreation Center South Austin Recreation Center Application Instructions: Detailed, complete Employment Record is required to help better evaluate the applicant's qualifications - minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Detailed, complete Employment Record (employment dates must include month and year) will be used to determine salary if the applicant is the top candidate that is selected for this position. Applicants must include on their Employment Record all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this job posting - up to 10 years or more. Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application - Statements such as "See Resume" will not be accepted. Employment Record dates must include month and year. Resume will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application. 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other divisions/work locations within the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Decisions on assigned selection will be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department. Posting Guidelines: PARD reserves the right to close posted positions prior to the advertised close date, based on recruitment strategies and business needs. Physical Requirements: Tasks involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying or using a force equal to lifting up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Must be physically and mentally able to work with participants adapting to a variety of conditions such as daily walking, hiking, climbing, standing, balancing, kneeling, stooping, running, bending, crawling, swimming, stretching and reaching in rugged terrain. Tolerate loud noise associated with enthusiasm and excitement. Work in confined spaces as well as outdoors in any and all types of weather and/or inclement conditions. Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process: An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview. Work/Location Schedule Notes: May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Driver's License and Certifications: This position requires a valid Texas Class C Driver License or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Multiple Work Sites: This position may require traveling to multiple sites throughout the work day. Pay Range $15.00 per hour. Hours Variable - 20 and 40 hours per week Programming hours vary at each work site. Schedule may include weekends, evenings, overnights and/or holidays. Monday through Fridays, between 7:30AM - 6:30PM. May be required to work weekends and during special events and programming needs. Job Close Date 06/12/2020 Type of Posting External Department Parks & Recreation Regular/Temporary Temporary Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location Various City of Austin Recreation Centers Preferred Qualifications One (1) year of experience in janitorial and grounds maintenance One (1) year experience with cleaning floors (buffing, stripping, waxing) and using a buffer Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Clean building interiors Knowledge and use of various chemicals Perform grounds maintenance Perform minor building maintenance and repair Maintain inventory of materials and supplies and notify supervisor when low Perform other duties as assigned Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with others Skill in learning simple tasks Skill in operating cleaning and maintenance tools Skill in lifting and carrying equipment or materials applicable to the assigned work Ability to understand oral and written instructions Knowledge of equipment used in janitorial, grounds keeping, or other related work Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position are one (1) year experience related to janitorial or grounds keeping services. Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position? Yes No * How many years experience do you have with floor cleaning; buffer, extractor, waxing, stripping? no experience one year experience two years experience more than two years experience * How many years of experience do you have in custodial and building maintenance? None Less than 1 year 1 - 2 years 3 - 4 years More than 4 years * Which City of Austin Recreation Center(s) would you prefer to work at (select from list below)? Alamo Recreation Center Austin Recreation Center Danny G McBeth Recreation Center Delores Duffie Recreation Center Dittmar Recreation Center Dottie Jordan Recreation Center Dove Springs Recreation Center Givens Recreation Center Gustavo "Gus" L Garcia Recreation Center Hancock Recreation Center Lorraine "Grandma" Camacho Activity Center Metz Recreation Center Montopolis Recreation Center Northwest Recreation Center Oswaldo A.B. Cantu/Pan American Recreation Center Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center Pickfair Community Center South Austin Recreation Center Turner-Roberts Recreation Center Virginia L Brown Recreation Center All * This is a multi-position job posting and you will only be notified if you are selected to move forward in the process. Once the department is no longer hiring for this position, you will receive a notification informing you of such. I acknowledge this statement * If selected as top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation? Yes No * Do you have a valid Texas Class C driver's license or the ability to acquire by hire date? Yes No * I have reviewed the City of Austin Driver Safety Program standards, and I meet the requirements of the program. Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 27, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus four (4) years of related experience OR Associates degree plus two (2) years of related experience Notes to Applicants 1.Detailed, complete Employment Application is required to help better evaluate the applicant's qualifications - minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. 2.You must use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. 3.Employment history dates must include month and year as well as the name and contact information for the supervisor and/or human resources department. 4.Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application. 5.Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application , not your resume or cover letter. 6.A criminal history check will be conducted on the selected candidates. 7. Assessment(s) may be administered as part of the interview process. Pay Range $17.30 - $21.63 Commensurate Hours Please note: Schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and/or holidays. Municipal Court is a 24 hour, 7 days per week business operation. Schedule/location may change based upon business needs. Job Close Date 06/05/2020 Type of Posting External Department Municipal Court Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Administrative Support Location 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 175, Austin TX 78744 Preferred Qualifications •Experience handling monetary transactions (cash, credit card, checks, money orders, etc.) •Experience performing multiple tasks using multiple computer programs (such as: Word, Database systems, Excel) •Bilingual in English/Spanish Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Responds to customers regarding legal options to satisfy cases, including fines, trials or hearings, drivers safety, deferred dispositions, warrants, extensions, jail bond outs, posting of bonds, filing motions and others as appropriate to criminal and administrative case types.Updates case files in the Court's case management system as contact is made with customers, judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, witnesses and others.Applies payments as appropriate, balances cash drawers, and prepares deposits of considerable amounts of money daily. Reviews financial information and applications to negotiate with customers to set-up payment plans to include weekly monitoring.Coordinates with prosecutors and police officers their availability to schedule hearings, trials and appearances on dockets.Prepares official court documents to prepare for court cases. Prepares cases for transfer to other courts as appropriate. Contacts defendants, prosecutors, defense attorneys, officers and others regarding court appearances and non-compliance issues. Researches names, addresses and telephone numbers of defendants using various databases to facilitate contact and case compliance.Assists judge in courtroom, monitors and attends to juror needs, coordinate courtroom activity (including maintaining order).Generates complaints (official charging instruments), prepares summons and subpoenas, and prepare paperwork such as defendants histories for use at appearance docket.Monitors cases for compliance, process cases in accordance with legal requirements, and prepares documentation for judges and prosecutors, including warrant of arrest.Compiles data/information, tracks and monitors for performance measures and/or reports;Investigates and recommends resolution of procedural and operational problems. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of appropriate laws, policy or procedures dependent on circumstances. Knowledge of court proceedings. Knowledge of city practices, policy and procedures. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Ability to handle hostile or difficult customers. Ability to retain knowledge of historical laws and procedures. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Ability to use document scanners and related software applications. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals utilizing tact and diplomacy. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Ability to exercise discretion in confidential matters. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation from High School or equivalent plus four (4) years of related experience OR an Associate's degree and two (2) years of related experience. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)? Yes No * Does your experience include working in a continuously changing work environment? If so, please list the experience where you had to organize your tasks in order to complete your work assignments. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of Customer Service experience do you have? Less than two (2) years Two (2) to four (4) years More than four (4) years * Briefly explain your Customer Service experience. (Open Ended Question) * Are you able to work a schedule that may include weekends, evenings, overnights and/or holidays? Yes No * Please list all days and/or hours that you cannot regularly work. (Open Ended Question) * Are you bilingual in Spanish and English? Yes No * List what computer software you have used and your proficiency level with each one. (Open Ended Question) * Number of years using a computer at work. Less than four (4) years More than four (4) years * Describe your cash handling experience in detail. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Resume Optional Documents Cover Letter
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 27, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering, plus eight (8) years of related experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer, including two (2) years of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity. Licenses or Certifications: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas. Notes to Applicants Working with Austin Water provides a number of benefits including medical, paid leave time, a great retirement plan, training opportunities and more! Click HERE for more information. When completing the City of Austin employment application: Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job title and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered. If you are selected for interview: Your skill level in some of the competency areas for this job will be evaluated with a written skill assessment. If you are selected for hire: Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) is required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization or institution. You must also provide proof of your professional licenses or certifications. If you are in the military or are a military veteran, you will need to provide a copy of the Member 4 page of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. Must be able to travel to other City of Austin work locations, as needed Travel Requirement: If you are selected for this position and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program , you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Effective October 1, 2014, all Austin Water worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any AW worksite - including construction sites, parking lot, garage or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $42.31 - $56.06 Commensurate Hours 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday, with limited flexibility Job Close Date 06/01/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Waller Creek Center, 625 E. 10th St., Austin , TX Preferred Qualifications Experience planning & directing plumbing personnel in the completion of assigned work orders and projects including the installation and repair of plumbing fixtures, water leaks and sewer lines Experience communicating code requirements verbally and in writing to city plan review and inspections staff, architects, contractors, developers and the general public Experience performing complex analysis, such as interpreting code provisions in order to determine compliance with or deviation from application codes and the analysis of alternate methods of compliance or performance-based designs Knowledge of and ability to recognize building codes (mechanical, electrical and plumbing), and related State and Local zoning regulations Knowledge of construction practices State of Texas Master's Plumbing License Experience facilitating and functioning as a liaison to resolve issues and respond to questions between customers, the City Manager's Office, City Council and construction code development organizations (i.e., International Code Council, National Fire Protection Association, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, etc.) Experience reviewing customer appeals related to plan review or inspection decisions for complex code issues relating to residential zoning, building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and energy codes Ability to travel to more than one work location, as needed Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Provides technical advice and direction to internal and external customers. Manages, coordinates, implements, and/or monitors projects/programs including the review of plans and development proposals for impacts related to project/program. Recommends revisions and permit requirements to mitigate negative impacts of development and assures plans conform to City policies. Resolves conflicts in difficult situations. Develops, manages, and/or monitors the budget of projects. Assists in developing, managing, and submitting proposed budget forecast planning for short- and long-term City planning. Develops and implements standard operating procedures, policies, codes, and ordinances by applying advanced technical knowledge and applying changes to meet departmental business goals and objectives. Monitors projects for regulatory compliance. Develops and evaluates a variety projects, programs, and/or plans. Develops long- and short-term planning/strategies for programs. Develops design criteria. Reviews and/or approves plans and specifications, change orders, and estimates. Negotiates contract terms, fees, and scope of contract including reviewing monthly progress reports, verifying final quantities and costs, compiling requisite documentation, reviewing change orders, and auditing as-built records. Acts as a liaison among consultants, contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, fabricators or suppliers, and the City. Negotiates problems of changes, errors, or deficiencies and ensures compliance with project specifications and requirements. Attends meetings and conducts presentations to City Council, boards and commissions, and other related agencies. Coordinates and cooperates with other agencies, departments, divisions, and private utilities involved in or affected by project(s). Interacts with internal and external customers to assess needs by responding to inquiries from the public and other departments about the process, requirements, and procedures of the development process. Investigates and resolves complaints from the public. Reviews and evaluates technical and management audits. Develops training and team building programs by determine business needs and scope of work performed by personnel and implementing programs. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of supervisory and/or management skills to programs, projects, and personnel. Knowledge of diversified and fundamental scientific and civil engineering concepts, phenomena, and relationships and utilizes such changes in solution of theoretical or practical civil engineering problems. Knowledge of advanced mathematical techniques such as trigonometry, calculus, and coordinate geometry. Knowledge of modern methods, materials, and techniques of assigned discipline. Knowledge of one or more of the following disciplines: Civil, Environmental, Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, and/or Electrical engineering terminology and techniques. Knowledge of City of Austin budget planning, purchasing, and contract policies and procedures. Knowledge of applicability of established engineering principles and methods. Knowledge of phases of the plans review and inspections processes. Knowledge of preparation of cost estimates and engineering and feasibility reports. Knowledge of regulatory requirements within the Local and State ordinances and laws. Skill in oral and written technical and/or general communication including preparation of written reports. Skill in negotiations and handling conflict resolution. Ability to rapidly and accurately perform more complex engineering computations, calculus, geometry, and trigonometry. Ability to communicate and provide direction to peers and assigned personnel. Ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate scientific civil engineering problems and provide practical and cost effective solutions. Ability to observe, compare, or monitor objects and data to determine compliance with prescribed operating or safety standards. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering, plus eight (8) years related experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer, two (2) of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity. Do you meet these requirements? Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications referenced above. Detail how you meet the educational requirements, account for the years of related experience including two (2) years of leadership/supervisory experience, and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your lead or supervisory experience in a related field of engineering. In which position(s) listed on your application did you gain this experience and how did you lead or supervise others? (Open Ended Question) * In what state(s) do you have a Professional Engineer License? Texas Texas and other states Other states (not Texas) None of the above * Which of the following describes your State of Texas Plumbing licensure? Journeyman Plumber Plumbing Inspector Master Plumber Master Plumber and Plumbing Inspector None of the Above * Do you have experience providing leadership, work assignments and advanced technical expertise to plumbing personnel? Yes No * Please describe your experience providing leadership, work assignments and advanced technical expertise to plumbing personnel. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have communicating code requirements verbally and in writing to city plan review and inspections staff, architects, contractors, developers and the general public? Less than 3 years 3-5 years 5-8 years 8+ years * Describe your experience communicating code requirements verbally and in writing to city plan review and inspections staff, architects, contractors, developers and the general public, and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience performing complex analysis, such as interpreting code provisions in order to determine compliance with or deviation from applications and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your knowledge of building codes (mechanical, electrical and plumbing), and related State and Local zoning regulations. (Open Ended Question) * As related to this position, describe your experience and knowledge with construction practices, materials and methods, including in-field experience with construction review and/or construction management. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have facilitating and functioning as a liaison to resolve issues and respond to questions between customers, the City Manager's Office, City Council and construction code development organizations? Less than 3 years 3-5 years 5-8 years 8+ years * Describe your experience facilitating and functioning as a liaison to resolve issues and respond to questions between customers, the City Manager's Office, City Council and construction code development organizations, and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience reviewing customer appeals to plan review or inspection decisions for complex code issues related to residential zoning, building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and energy codes? Yes No * Describe your experience reviewing customer appeals to plan review or inspection decisions for complex code issues related to residential zoning, building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and energy codes, and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Were you referred to this opportunity by an Austin Water employee? If yes, please provide the employee's full name. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 27, 2020
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in related field, plus four (4) years of experience in the assigned area of specialization. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: Valid Texas Driver License. Notes to Applicants This position supports department-wide health and safety services and programs independently and under limited direction, as well as present/conduct safety meetings, independently develop and deliver training courses, and conduct audits department-wide. The focus of this position is on programs addressing leading indicators and early detection and prevention of employee injuries, but may support other programs and projects as needed. APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions should reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. Driving Requirement: This position requires a Valid Texas Driver License or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : This position is classified as NON - EXEMPT . Pay Range $29.56 - $38.42 Hours Monday through Friday. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Job Close Date 06/07/2020 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 721 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications - Experience evaluating regulatory requirements and determining those which apply to the company and workplace. - Experience developing and implementing health and safety programs - Experience assessing workplace conditions and incident data to develop injury prevention strategies - Experience leading a group of safety professionals - Experience leading cross functional project teams - Experience communicating and/or training health and safety information to various audiences. - Experience performing a safety program gap analysis by comparing existing regulations with existing company programs. - Experience coordinating medical surveillance programs. - Experience performing sound level monitoring. - Professional certification(s) related to Occupational Health and Safety. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Develops and implements comprehensive safety and training programs to ensure adherence to safety practices and procedures. Establishes standards and procedures, and performs facility and job site inspections to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations, or departmental safety policies and procedures. Participates, as necessary, in the preparation and monitoring of budget and contracts/contractors, and in the implementation of the departmental budget; and recommends and justifies capital expenditures. Conducts accident and incident investigations to determine root causes, and develops plans to prevent recurrence by inspecting or reviewing areas, equipment, processes, and work activities for hazardous conditions. Provides advice and counsel to management and other employee groups on a broad range of occupational safety issues and decisions. Develops and conducts occupational safety training for various workgroups, including evaluation and modification of programs to meet Local, State, and Federal OSHA requirements. Coordinates occupational safety activities which may include conducting safety drills, inspections, investigations, or other safety program events. Directs and reviews the analysis of accident or injury data by identifying trends, creating related reports, and including financial impact in an effort to develop proposed solutions to problems and identify the needs for new or modified occupational safety programs. Researches occupational safety information to assure the best available methods and equipment are adopted to minimize the hazards in the work place. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May be responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances governing occupational Safety. Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of safety policies and procedures. Knowledge of safety and risk management principles, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of training and learning principles. Knowledge of financial analysis methods. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in conducting investigations. Skill in identifying safety and risk hazards. Ability to handle hostility, conflict, and uncertain situations. Ability to present oral presentations and training. Ability to use the computerized tools, databases, and communications techniques used in human resources within the City of Austin municipal government. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to develop and maintain current knowledge of occupational health and safety programs. Ability to develop and facilitate training sessions. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications of this position are graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in related field, plus four (4) years of experience in the assigned area of specialization. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet these minimum requirements? Yes No * This position requires a Valid Texas Driver License. Do you have a Valid Texas Driver License or if selected for this position, do you have the ability to acquire a Valid Texas Driver License by your hire date? Yes No * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * Describe your experience leading or coordinating Occupational Health and Safety programs in a large organization. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience developing, writing and implementing health and safety programs. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience providing review of new/updated regulations and assessing how the regulation applies to the work environment. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience assessing workplace inspections and audits. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience evaluating incident data to develop injury prevention strategies. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience leading a project and the process you followed. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience leading a cross functional project team. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience coordinating medical surveillance programs and evaluating results. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience performing sound level surveys. (Open Ended Question) * What professional certifications related to Occupational Health & Safety do you have? (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents