City of Murrieta

The City of Murrieta, located in southwest Riverside County, was incorporated under the general laws of the State of California on July 1, 1991 and currently supports a population of approximately 114,000 residents. While offering affordable housing and high quality schools, the City represents a blend of dynamic growth amid the traditional values of a historic rural community dating back to the 1890's. Every resident and employee of the City has the opportunity to be an integral part in shaping the Murrieta of today, and, more important, the Murrieta of tomorrow.

7 job(s) at City of Murrieta

City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, CA, USA
Nov 07, 2017
Full Time
Description Closing Date: Open until the needs of the City have been met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. First review of applications will be held the week of November 27, 2017. DEFINITION Under general direction, to direct, manage, supervise and coordinate the staff, operations and activities of the Community Risk Reduction Division within the Fire Department including fire prevention, public education and emergency management; to coordinate activities with other City departments, divisions, and outside agencies; to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Fire Chief; and to perform related work as required. The Fire Marshal may be staffed as a civilian, non-safety position or a safety position. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Fire Chief or designee. Exercises direct supervision over professional and technical staff. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This management classification plans, oversees, and directs all activities of the Community Risk Reduction Division, including policy and procedure development and implementation, oversight of day-to-day operations, short- and long-range planning, budgeting, and program evaluation. Incumbents perform diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making to ensure that the City's fire prevention services, programs and activities have a major and positive impact on the safety of the community, active public education programs and comprehensive emergency management programs. The incumbent is responsible for (i) coordinating the activities of the division with those of internal departments, external agencies, and community partners; (ii) managing and accomplishing the complex and varied functions of the division; (iii) accomplishing divisional planning and operational goals and objectives; and (iv) furthering City goals and objectives within general policy guidelines. The incumbent provides coaching, mentoring and leadership to create a positive work environment and maintain department standards. Essential Functions EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only) Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Directs, manages, supervises and coordinates the staff, operations and activities of the Community Risk Reduction Division within the Fire Department; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems; assigns work activities, projects and programs; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures. Coordinates and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs including public relations, public information, public safety education, arson and fire investigation, fire inspection and plan checking; recommends, within Departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommends and administers policies and procedures. Evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and reviews with the Fire Chief. Serves as a liaison for the Community Risk Reduction Division with other City departments, divisions and outside agencies; negotiates and resolves significant and controversial issues. Provides responsible staff assistance to the Fire Chief; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Participates in a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends modifications to fire prevention and inspection programs, policies and procedures as appropriate. Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates Community Risk Reduction Division personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures. Manages and participates in the development and administration of the Fire Prevention Division annual budget; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; directs the monitoring of and approves expenditures; directs and implements adjustments as necessary. Coordinates with Operations Division on fire investigations in determination of the status of fires as accidental or deliberate. Directs the installation of software applications in the Community Risk Reduction Division; ensures the training of all personnel in computer system use; supervises data entry activities for the fire permits program, hazardous materials disclosure program, and emergency plans. (Not sure why this task is specifically called out since it should be covered in the above statements). Participates on a variety of boards and commissions; attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of fire prevention and inspection. Participates as a member of the Management Team in establishing strategic goals, service level priorities, department policies, and organization development plans. Responds to citizen inquiries and resolves difficult and sensitive complaints. Performs related duties as required. Qualifications Guidelines Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration or a related field. Experience: At least five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional fire inspection, prevention and/or suppression experience, at least two (2) years of which should be in a supervisory capacity. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of a valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record. Possession of, or ability to obtain within two (2) years of appointment to the classification, an ICC Fire Inspector II certification. KNOWLEDGE OF: Organization and administrative practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs. Principles and practices of fire prevention and suppression services program development and administration. Principles and practices of fire inspection and code enforcement, and fire prevention and suppression theory. Incident Command System principles and practices and their application to a wide variety of emergency situations. Fire scene investigation methods and techniques. Fire prevention education principles and methods. Modern firefighting principles, practices and techniques. Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations including EPA regulations pertaining to hazardous materials. Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures. Record-keeping principles and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff. ABILITY TO: Develop, implement and administer goals, objectives and practices for fire prevention programs and services. Prepare and administer large and complex budgets and prepare financial reports. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of personnel; delegate authority and responsibility. Select, train, motivate, and evaluate the work of staff and train staff in work procedures. Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction to fire prevention and safety personnel. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Participate in fire scene investigations. Develop, enforce and interpret City fire codes. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Research, analyze and evaluate new program techniques, methods and procedures. Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record-keeping, and tracking systems. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and visit various sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork which requires walking, often in uneven terrain, or in damaged structures, to investigate causes of fires. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect fire scenes/sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment and assistance from other staff. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise level, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substance. When in a field environment, employees are exposed to fire scene conditions, loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. APPLICATION PROCEDURE A city application form and resume must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.murrietaca.gov . SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which may include a physical, drug screen, and fingerprinting.
City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2017
Part Time
Description PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED, WITH A FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS ON AUGUST 8, 2017. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY IMMEDIATELY. COMMUNITY: The City of Murrieta, located in southwest Riverside County, was incorporated under the general laws of the State of California on July 1, 1991 and currently supports a population of over 110,000 residents. While offering affordable housing and high quality schools, the City represents a blend of dynamic growth amid the traditional values of a historic rural community dating back to the 1890's. Every resident and employee of the City has the opportunity to be an integral part in shaping the Murrieta of today, and, more important, the Murrieta of tomorrow. DEFINITION: Under general supervision organizes and leads a variety of recreation programs. Plans, develops, promotes, and implements a variety of programs and events. Special events may require evenings, weekends, and holiday work. Essential Functions The City is seeking an individual to perform the following essential functions: Assists in the development and implementation of community activities and services; may generate and research ideas for activities to meet the needs of various areas of interests. Provides customer service to the public; assists the public in planning activities and events; prepares facilities for group and recreation activities; assists in facility maintenance and room set up; prepares and maintains facility activity records. Processes registrations for classes, special events, and facilities; accepts payments and issues receipts; requisitions, issues, receives, and oversees the use of equipment, materials, and facilities. Assists in the planning and coordination of a variety of existing and new recreation programs, special events and activities; may develop program publicity and promotional materials for programs and events. Assist in planning the annual calendar of community and special events. Qualifications Guidelines WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF: Techniques of organizing groups and recreation activities. First aid methods and safety practices. Community, recreation and special events activities and methods of accommodating activities to various interest levels. Basic mathematics. ABILITY TO: Organize, direct and lead groups in recreational activities. Resolve minor problems and maintain order among program participants. Maintain accurate records and prepare clear concise reports. Follow oral and written instructions. Effectively communicate orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the public. EDUCATION: A High School diploma or equivalent is required. EXPERIENCE: At least 2 years of recreation (paid or volunteer) or customer service experience. Recreation experience in a municipal government environment is preferred. Any equivalent combination of experience and education that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position is qualifying. Supplemental Information SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of or ability to obtain a Class C California driver's license and satisfactory driving record. Possession of First aid and CPR certification upon hire. APPLICATION PROCEDURE : A city application form must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.murrietaca.gov . SELECTION PROCESS: Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which may include a physical, drug screen, and fingerprinting.
City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, CA, USA
Nov 04, 2017
Full Time
Description DEFINITION Under limited supervision, performs the more difficult professional current or long range planning work; performs related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS The Associate Planner classification is the intermediate level in the professional planner series. It is distinguished from the Assistant Planner classification by its increased responsibility for project management, and the more difficult planning assignments. Essential Functions Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Conducts complex assignments involving current or long range planning projects; confers with applicants and agency representatives to identify problems; evaluates data and proposes methods to resolve conflicting issues of plan implementation, zoning requirements, and environmental impact. Evaluates current development projects by detailed review of plans for architectural, zoning and general plan requirements; performs field surveys to identify problems and upon completion of projects to ensure conformance with applicable requirements, discusses recommendations with builders, developers, architects, and real estate professionals. Contributes to the review and revision of local ordinances; conducts research; prepares or supervises the preparation of complex planning reports including staff reports, EIR'S, negative declarations and special studies. Confers with and advises architects, engineers, attorneys, developers, and the general public regarding City development procedures and processes. Responds to inquiries, both orally and in writing; applies planning policies, state laws and local ordinances, or explains procedures; provides assistance to the Planning Commission, City Council, and other committees and commissions; may make presentations. Coordinates planning activities with other departments, state, county, and federal agencies; attends Development Review Committee meetings and presents reports; represents the City at a variety of meetings such as Riverside County Habitat Conservation; reviews minutes and documents generated from these meetings. May have supervision over interns, professionals, and technicians. Qualifications Guidelines Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: A Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Environmental Design, Architecture, or a related field. Experience: At least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in current or long range planning. Experience with the preparation of CEQA documents, ArcInfo, and Microsoft Excel is desirable. License(s): Possession of or ability to obtain a Class C California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of planning; related state and federal laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. Consider­able knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act; Subdivision Map Act; site planning and architectural review; building and engineer­ing principles. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate planning activities; prepare and present reports; communicate effec­tively both orally and in writing; deal constructively with conflict and develop effective resolutions; effectively supervise others; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Supplemental Information APPLICATION PROCEDURE A city application form and resume must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.murrietaca.gov . SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which may include a physical, drug screen, and fingerprinting.
City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, CA, USA
Nov 23, 2017
Full Time
Description CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE CITY ARE MET. PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY. THE COMMUNITY The City of Murrieta, located in southwest Riverside County, was incorporated under the general laws of the State of California on July 1, 1991 and currently supports a population of approximately 114,000 residents. While offering affordable housing and high quality schools, the City represents a blend of dynamic growth amid the traditional values of a historic rural community dating back to the 1890's. Every resident and employee of the City has the opportunity to be an integral part in shaping the Murrieta of today, and, more important, the Murrieta of tomorrow. THE DEPARTMENT The Information Services Division currently has technology projects and seven of the twelve projects are considered high priority and concurrent. It will be the responsibility of the Information Services Program Manager to manage these projects, build consensus, and maintain quality professional relationships with the stakeholders to ensure project completion. The Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Records Management Systems (RMS) project for Public Safety has the utmost priority among said technology projects. Secondary to CAD and RMS project is the City's server virtualization system replacement and implementation project. The City is looking for an individual with the proven expertise and experience to successfully undertake the project management efforts of these projects, and others. OVERVIEW Under limited supervision, plans, organizes and administers Information Technology (IT) or other City projects of various levels of complexity; leads, supervises, and coordinates the work of assigned professional and support staff that are acting as project team members, may respond to emergencies afterhours; and performs related duties as assigned. This position reports to the Information Services Manager. Essential Functions The City is seeking an individual with the following professional capabilities: Duties include: Plans, organizes, administers and coordinates the implementation of IT or other City projects, assigns and reviews the work of technical and professional team members; participates in the selection of staff for participation on project teams and assists in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and procedures. Prepares a variety of periodic progress and special reports related to projects and activities; reviews cost estimates, interprets plans and specifications for contractors, and determines contractual compliance; and conducts contract bid or requests for proposal openings for IT projects, including review and approval of bid documentation. Supervises staff, plans, assigns, reviews, and evaluates work; participates in the selection of staff and provides for their training and professional development; confers and negotiates with City employees relative to the implementation of IT projects; may serve as a member to a variety of technology committees and commissions; represents IT in meetings with representatives of City departments; governmental agencies; professionals, business and community organizations, and the public; and provides staff leadership and technical assistance to committees and facilitates project team meetings. Assists in the preparation of budgets for Capital Improvement Projects and other projects; supports in preparing recommendations for annual grant and program budgets; provides input for and prepares various grant applications and annual performance reports of activities; monitors legislation and developments related to areas of responsibility and evaluates their impact on City operations and programs; and recommends and implements policy and procedural improvements. Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned. Qualifications Guidelines EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Requires the equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field. At least three years of professional level experience in project leadership and management or similar, including three years of experience working with complex IT systems environment and have related experience in areas of responsibility. Two years of supervisory experience and proven ability to lead and direct medium to large complex cross-funtional initiatives. Considerable knowledge of: Project management principles and resources; developing program monitoring and evaluation techniques; administrative principles and practices, including budgeting, goals and objectives development, work planning and employee supervision, principles of grant application and proposal preparation and grant monitoring and reporting techniques, business computer use applications; basic supervisory principles and practices; computer hardware and software systems, and network systems as related to municipal operations. Ability to: Plan, organize, assign, review, evaluate and direct the work of assigned staff; organize work, set priorities, establish goals and objectives, and exercise sound, independent judgment within established guidelines; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work; prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials; negotiate favorable contract terms for the City in assigned area of responsibility; analyze complex issues and problems, evaluate alternatives and recommend practical solutions; organize and prepare effective grant applications and proposals; interpret and apply complex rules, regulations, laws, and ordinances; exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines; make persuasive oral presentations of ideas and recommendations; prepare , administer and monitor grant and program budgets; and provide technical assistance and staff leadership to boards, commissions and committees. Supplemental Information CERTIFICATIONS Possession of: Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), or Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) certifications are preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain a Class C California driver license and a satisfactory driving record. Successful completion of an background review including reference checks and DOJ Livescan fingerprinting and a pre-employment physical with drug screen are required. APPLICATION PROCEDURE A city application form and resume must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.murrietaca.gov . SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which may include a physical, drug screen, and extensive police background.
City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, CA, USA
Nov 16, 2017
Full Time
Description Closing Date: Open until the needs of the City have been met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. COMMUNITY The City of Murrieta, located in southwest Riverside County, was incorporated under the general laws of the State of California on July 1, 1991, and currently supports a population of approximately 114,000 residents. While offering affordable housing and high quality schools, the City represents a blend of dynamic growth amid the traditional values of a historic rural community dating back to the 1890's. Every resident and employee of the City has the opportunity to be an integral part in shaping the Murrieta of today, and, more important, the Murrieta of tomorrow. DEFINITION Under the direction of management, performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties. Work is distinguished from other positions in the clerical series by the level of responsibility and difficulty of assignments in support of one or more division's activities. Special events may require evening, weekend and early morning work. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from assigned supervisor. The work provides for a wide variety of independent decision-making, within legal and general policy and regulatory guidelines. Essential Functions Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions, and to make reasonable accommodations, so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Provides clerical/technical work involving the examination and evaluation of a variety of source materials and knowledge of the policies, procedures and applicable regulations to one or more professional or management positions; receives visitors and dignitaries; schedules appointments for the Department; prepares, edits, assembles and distributes correspondence, reports, documents, agendas, and other materials. Prepares and distributes documents, standard forms and related records. May prepare agendas for meetings; may type staff reports; and may prepare agenda packets. Types a variety of documents in draft and final form, such as correspondence, standard forms, charts and reports utilizing the computer; types from written or printed sources and/or oral instructions; proofreads materials for correct grammar, spelling and punctuation; establishes and carries our record keeping procedures; develops or obtains forms and documents; develops and maintains a variety of spreadsheets and databases; interfaces with other City staff and outside agencies in obtaining information and coordinating activities. Coordinates meetings with City staff and outside agencies. May assist in budget preparation, processing purchase orders, procuring necessary goods and services, and processing invoices and credit card statements. Provides information to the public and interdepartmental representatives which require judgment and interpretation of technical information, laws, policies, and procedures pertinent to department; determines how incoming calls should be routed; directs people to appropriate offices; answers routine questions; explains routine procedures, processes, or division activities; schedules appointments, training or examinations; obtains routine factual information to create or update client/work unit files; provides routine assistance. Assists and/or directs the work of others in the performance of related tasks. Recommends and assists in implementing office programs and clerical and filing systems, procedures and policies; may assist in budgeting, inventory control and purchasing review processes for assigned work unit; provides temporary and vacation relief in similar occupational fields as necessary. Performs related duties, as assigned. Qualifications Guidelines Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience: At least two years of responsible secretarial experience, which involved administrative responsibilities and contact with the public; including or supplemented by specialized training in the clerical/secretarial occupational field. LICENSE(S): Possession of a valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record. KNOWLEDGE OF: Social Media Management, is preferred. Related secretarial and general office methods and techniques, including office equipment and operations. Fiscal record keeping. Records processing and maintenance procedures and systems. Preparation of complicated documents requiring specialized processing. ABILITY TO: Learn, interpret and explain department policies and procedures. Use and edit for correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Carry out sensitive administrative and secretarial assignments with discretion. Carry out assignments with minimal supervision and the ability to work independently. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Compose correspondence independently. Explain and apply policies and procedures. Interpret and apply rules, regulations, legislation and policies. Operate computer and use a variety of computer software. Compile and maintain complex records and files. Conduct research. Maintain confidentiality of records and information. Apply modern office methods and utilize a variety of office equipment. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, to operate a motor vehicle, and to visit various City and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification, although standing in work areas and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which may include a physical, drug screen, and fingerprinting.
City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, CA, USA
Nov 04, 2017
Full Time
Description COMMUNITY The City of Murrieta, located in southwest Riverside County, was incorporated under the general laws of the State of California on July 1, 1991 and currently supports a population of approximately 114,000 residents. While offering affordable housing and high quality schools, the City represents a blend of dynamic growth amid the traditional values of a historic rural community dating back to the 1890's. Every resident and employee of the City has the opportunity to be an integral part in shaping the Murrieta of today, and, more important, the Murrieta of tomorrow. DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the oversight, planning, and implementation of specific recreational programs and certain special events. The position will provide high level administrative support to the Parks and Recreation Manager and other management officials, such as providing public presentations, drafting staff reports, representing the Community Services District (CSD) in meetings, and other duties as assigned. The successful candidate may coordinate special events at Town Square Park, develop and manage a volunteer program, provide assistance with youth sports field allocation and coordinate with youth sports league representatives, and provide assistance in the formation of lighting and landscaping districts as well as the dedication and acceptance of property. Additionally, the position will provide regular content updates to the CSD's webpage and social media sites. Essential Functions Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Exercises independent judgment in administering and managing programs and is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all assigned areas. Works with a team in the planning, organization, implementation, staffing, and evaluation of a wide variety of recreational programs and special events throughout the City. Coordinates with various youth league representatives in allocating City and other athletic space ensuring the distribution of the field allocation with no overlap or conflicts, according to the City's field allocation policy. Provides input on field refurbishment and closures. Acts as liaison with school district officials to promote a positive environment that encourages cooperation and courteous behavior by and between league representatives; assures consistent enforcement of rules and policies. Enforces recreational safety rules; interprets and applies policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations; assists in education about enforcement of rules and regulations. Properly interprets and makes decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies. Acts as representative to clients, local residents, community groups, private businesses, and others concerning questions, problems, concerns, and activities in the provision of recreation program operations, activities, and services. Coordinates development of recreation contract administration and use agreements; administers contracts, required insurance, payments, development of marketing strategies, evaluation of programs, and development of fees. Administers and updates the Joint-Use Agreement with the Murrieta Valley Unified School District as needed. Conducts research related to community needs and programs and prepares related reports; conducts needs assessments and community surveys; evaluates the effectiveness of activities and events, and suggests modifications as needed. Assists in the production and dissemination of marketing and public information materials including flyers, signs, exhibits, news releases, ads, newsletters, brochures, guides, etc. Working as a team, provides oversight of graphic design, social media, electronic outreach and assists with the day-to-day content production for the department's webpage; helps to create and manage social media campaigns; facilitates the integration of social media into other department communication such as mobile apps; and may assist other City departments as needed. Supports the Parks and Recreation Manager in the formation of Landscape and Lighting Districts and the dedication and acceptance of property. Provides research and analysis for the drafting of City Council agenda reports; compiles information to respond to grant opportunities and other demanding technical writing requirements. Attends meetings and prepares a variety of written correspondence as well as periodic and special reports regarding work performed for the City Council, Parks and Recreation Commission, City Manager's Office, and other departments. Responds to citizen complaints and requests for information. Presents information and provides superior customer services to the public on a variety of recreation programs and event activities. Qualifications Guidelines Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: A Bachelor's degree, or equivalent in recreation, sociology, social sciences, or a related field. Experience: At least four (4) years of full-time experience in recreation programs, including supervisory experience. License: Possession of or the ability to obtain and maintain a Class C California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. KNOWLEDGE OF: Budgeting and personnel management. Principles of supervision. Methods for identifying community needs. Principles of research, statistical analysis and report preparation. Theories, principles, practices and programs common to the field of recreation and leisure services. Community center operations and management. Planning and evaluating recreation and leisure activity programs. ABILITY TO: Effectively work with people of varied socio-economic standing. Understand, explain and apply policies and procedures. Operate a computer and use a variety of software. Deal constructively with conflict and develop effective resolutions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.? Supplemental Information APPLICATION PROCEDURE A city application form must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.murrietaca.gov . SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which may include a physical, drug screen, and fingerprinting.
City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, CA, USA
Nov 04, 2017
Temporary
Description This is a part-time, temporary position working 16-18 hours per week on Saturdays and Sundays (and some Wednesdays). This position is open until the needs of the City have been met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. COMMUNITY The City of Murrieta, located in southwest Riverside County, was incorporated under the general laws of the State of California on July 1, 1991 and currently supports a population of approximately 114,000 residents. While offering affordable housing and high quality schools, the City represents a blend of dynamic growth amid the traditional values of a historic rural community dating back to the 1890's. Every resident and employee of the City has the opportunity to be an integral part in shaping the Murrieta of today, and, more important, the Murrieta of tomorrow. DEFINITION Under general supervision, performs unskilled, semi-skilled and/or skilled manual labor in the maintenance and repair of public works facilities including signs, parks, graffiti removal, tree trimming and planting, and abatement of nuisances in the public right of way; performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks involved in the maintenance, limited construction, or repair of City buildings and facilities; performs related work as assigned. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This is the semi skilled level in the Maintenance Worker series. Positions in this class perform assigned activities independently or work under the direction of a Lead Maintenance Worker. Incumbents are expected to handle most assignments without detailed instructions as to specific procedures to be followed. Essential Functions Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Performs a wide variety of manual, skilled, and semi-skilled maintenance work in City parks, and other City properties. Performs plumbing repairs; cleans plugged drains; performs routine maintenance on valves, fittings, and other fixtures; finishes wood and repairs a variety of wooden objects. Maintains city parks facilities, including installation inspection, maintenance of playground equipment, restroom, plumbing equipment, and maintains proper drainage facilities at parks sites; painting; performs other manual labor necessary to complete a job. Maintains records through both electronic and hand written documentation; reads and interprets directions and sketches. Provides and participates in emergency responses which, while not inclusive, may include traffic control for extended periods, continual and strenuous sandbagging, emergency repairs to public facilities, assisting with evacuations, etc. Participates in the work of a crew engaged in the removal of graffiti including sandblasting, chemically cleaning and painting surfaces; uses a variety of equipment and tools such as sandblaster, airless pump, rollers, trucks, etc. Answers emergency calls from the public and other agencies taking appropriate action such as placing barricades, removing fallen trees and limbs, replacing street signs and emergency patching of streets or flood control facilities. May operate the following light and medium power-driven equipment: power sprayer, blower, turn sweeper, trencher, auger, drill, chain saw, circular saw, pruner, and other miscellaneous hand tools. Participates in the work of a park maintenance crew in operating power and hand tools; cleaning walks, parking areas, and other areas of leaves and other debris; removing trash; cleaning and repairing restrooms and park equipment; performing minor and major tune ups, replacing parts or repairing equipment; performs routine maintenance and equipment safety inspections. Qualifications Guidelines Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Completion of the twelfth grade or equivalent. Experience: At least one year of increasingly responsible experience in public works maintenance and repair work, and public works technology programs. License(s): Possession of or ability to obtain a Class C California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. KNOWLEDGE OF: Common tools and equipment used in construction and maintenance work. Grounds maintenance methods and techniques. Operation and maintenance of tools and equipment used in grounds maintenance. Basic safety precautions and procedures. Traffic laws, ordinances and rules related to trucks. Related laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Materials, tools, and methods used in general building repair and maintenance. Skilled in the use of hand and power tools. ABILITY TO: Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Keep accurate records. Use a variety of tools and equipment. Perform heavy manual labor and physically strenuous tasks on a regular basis. Lift 75 pounds on a regular basis. Perform unskilled, semi-skilled and/or skilled task in a variety of construction and maintenance activities. Safely operate vehicles, equipment and stationary mechanical equipment and make minor adjustments and repairs. Respond to emergency and problem situations in an effective manner. Communicate effectively with a variety of personnel and establish/maintain effective working relationships. Apply policies and procedures. Work safely and independently. Perform light carpentry, plumbing, and masonry work. Perform a variety of building maintenance. Supplemental Information APPLICATION PROCEDURE A city application form must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.murrietaca.gov . SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which may include a physical, drug screen, and fingerprinting.