The City of Chico, situated in beautiful Northern California, lies on the northeast edge of the Sacramento Valley, in the midst of lush agricultural land.  Founded in 1860 by General John Bidwell, and incorporated in 1872, the City’s ideal locale provides convenient access to large metropolitan areas, such as the San Francisco Bay Area and the Sacramento region, while offering a lower cost of living.  Chico’s population, just over 93,000, makes it one of the largest cities north of Sacramento.  Large local agencies, such as California State University – Chico, Sierra Nevada Brewery, Enloe Hospital, and the City of Chico have been a significant influence on the City and region, providing key employment and economic opportunities.

Home to Bidwell Park, one of the largest municipally owned parks in the nation, as well as a vibrant Downtown and City Plaza, Chico prides itself on a large variety of recreational and community opportunities throughout the year.  Locals and out of town visitors are quick to remark on the sense of community and lively spirit that seems to permeate all of Chico, especially at the local famers’ markets or free concerts in the plaza that occur all summer long.

The City of Chico is a charter city with a City Council consisting of seven councilmembers.  The City is a Council – Manager form of government, with the City Manager directly appointed by the Council.  City Management has focused on building a strong team of individuals dedicated to serving the community at-large, while also focusing on economic development and emphasizing community involvement.

The mission statement of the City Manager’s Department clearly emphasizes the City’s continued commitment to expanding services and community efforts that enhance the City:

The mission of the City Manager’s Department is to provide professional leadership in the administration and execution of policies and objectives formulated by City Council; to develop and recommend alternative solutions to community problems for Council consideration; to plan and develop new programs to meet future needs of the City; to prepare the annual budget; and foster community pride in city government through excellent customer service and effective and efficient operations.

9 job(s) at City of Chico

City of Chico, CA Chico, California, United States
Oct 24, 2018
Full Time
Position Information One position currently exists at the City of Chico Wastewater Treatment Plant. This position is currently scheduled to work five days per week, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and will include coverage of weekends (every third week). This shift is subject to change with notice from management. Employees may be required to work varying shifts on weekdays, weekends, holidays, and standby/on call hours for emergency callservices. This position requires possession of a Grade III or higher active Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the State of California. A copy of the valid certification must be attached to the application for an individual to pass the minimum qualification screening. In additional to the minimum qualifications, the Wastewater Treatment Plant is looking for an individual who: is highly motivated; has excellent interpersonal and communication skills (positive and respectful demeanor, able to work independently with a minimum of supervision, maintains courteous relationships with fellow employees and the general public); can respond to emergencies as requested; has experience working with computer based wastewater process control systems such as SCADA systems and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS); and has good analytical, reasoning, and problem solving skills. Job Description Definition: Under general supervision from the Wastewater Treatment Manager and direct supervision from the Wastewater Treatment Plant Lead Operator, to perform semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation of all equipment in a wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift; to act as shift supervisor in the absence of the Wastewater Treatment Supervisor, exercising functional and technical supervision over other plant operations personnel; to perform related work as required. Typical Duties: Operate wastewater treatment facilities to control flow and processing of wastewater, sludge and effluent; * Monitor gauges, meters and control panels; * Observe variation in operating conditions; * Interpret meter and gauge readings and test results to determine processing requirements and make adjustments as necessary within prescribed plant operating procedures and criteria; * Operate valves and gates; * Start and stop pumps, engines and electric motors to control and adjust flow and treatment processes; * Operate and maintain boilers, centrifuges and digesters; * Perform routine facility and grounds maintenance work; Operate Type A, B and C equipment on plant site to move and transport biosolids and perform related work; * Operate computer equipment and software; * Collect samples and perform routine laboratory tests and analyses; Maintain shift log and record meter and gauge readings; * Supervise and train less experienced operators; * Prepare technical reports as required; * Act as shift supervisor in the absence of the Wastewater Treatment Supervisor, functioning with little or no direct supervision; * Perform related assignments as necessary. *=Essential Function Duties recorded above are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class; such assignments shall fall under the category of "other duties, as assigned." Tools and Equipment Used: Motor vehicle, generators, pumps, gauges, common hand power tools, shovels, wrenches, detection devices, mobile radio, phone, calculator, and a variety of lab equipment. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk; talk and hear; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color perception; and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts is and occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of : Principles and practices necessary in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant including the operation and maintenance of plant machinery; activated sludge biological processes; toxic waste effects; State discharge requirements; solids dewatering practices; interpretation of laboratory results; process balancing; plant emergency response measures, safety requirements and procedures; effluent disinfection; basic policies and procedures for plant operation and maintenance equivalent to those utilized by the City of Chico. Ability to : Use tools necessary in making general repairs and adjustments to motors, pumps and other equipment; read meters and gauges correctly and to act quickly and competently; collect samples and perform routine laboratory tests; effectively use related computer software and equipment; perform all plant operations in a safe and efficient manner without direct supervision. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience : Two years of experience performing duties similar to those assigned to the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II. Education : Completion of specialized training in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant and equipment plus additional college level course work in chemistry, biology or a related science. Necessary Special Requirement : Possession of a Grade III or higher active Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the State of California. Additional Requirement : Possession of a valid California Driver License. Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City-Wide Classification Plan. Additional Information APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE, THROUGH THENEOGOVSYSTEM. If this is the first time you are applying using the online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build your application which can be saved and used to apply for other City of Chico employment opportunities. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure applications are received by the City of Chico Human Resources Office. Degree, Licenses, Certifications and/or Equivalencies: Candidates must include copies of items listed as a minimum qualification; failure to provide required certificates by the close of the recruitment will result in candidate disqualification. If this position requires a typing certificate: typing certificates must have been issued within one year and the net speed must match the minimum requirement listed in the job description. For standardization, net speed will be calculated by subtracting the number of errors from the gross WPM. Internet generated typing certifications are not accepted. Equivalency for experience and/or education listed within a job description may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan and through coordination with Human Resources. Candidates seeking an equivalency must contact Human Resources, at (530) 879-7900, for instructions on submitting an equivalency request. Being minimally qualified for a position does not guarantee a candidate progression through the full recruitment process. Travel and Recruitment Related Expenses: The City of Chico does not reimburse applicants for any travel or expenses in connection with applying for employment, unless authorized by the City Manager. Pre-Employment Processing: Applicants may be required to pass fingerprinting and a medical examination as a condition of employment or promotion. Medical exams may include a fitness exam, psychological exam, and a drug and alcohol screening, depending on the position. E-verify is used to determine candidate eligibility to work in the United States. The City of Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Chico will consider individuals with disabilities based on their qualifications to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying and will provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process. If you require accommodation in the application and/or testing process, please notify the Human Resources Office within seven (7) days of the need for accommodation, so appropriate alternative arrangements can be made. If you have any questions, or need additional assistance regarding City of Chico employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 879-7900 or jobs@chicoca.gov . Closing Date/Time:
City of Chico, CA Chico, California, United States
Oct 23, 2018
Full Time
Position Information This recruitment is to establish an eligibility list for upcoming department vacancies. A complete application packet for this position must include: Completed NeoGov application, Resume attached, Proof of academy enrollment or previous graduation attached. This recruitment will include completing a rigorous physical agility process and the P.O.S.T. Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB). Candidates who hold a current (dated within the last year) T-score of 47, or higher, are encouraged to submit their T-score information along with their application. Valid and current T-scores will exempt candidates from the written examination, but not the physical agility. This is a continuous recruitment, until further notice. Job Description Definition: Under supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; to control traffic flow and enforce State and local traffic regulations; to perform investigative work; to perform related work as required. Typical Duties: Patrol City in radio car, on bicycle, horseback, motorcycle or on foot; answer calls for the protection of life and property and the enforcement of City, County and State laws*; May conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, death and other criminal incidents; make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants, witnesses and suspects*; Gather and preserve evidence*; Testify and present evidence in court*; Administer first aid*; Contract and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders*; Prepare reports of arrests made, investigations conducted and unusual incidents observed*; Serve warrants and subpoenas*; While on patrol, stop drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; warn drivers against unlawful practices; Issue citations and make arrests as necessary; check buildings for physical security*; Attend and police special events and other emergency or congested situations*; Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public*; Perform related duties as assigned. *=Essential Function Duties recorded above are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class; such assignments shall fall under the category of "other duties, as assigned." Tools and Equipment Used: Police car, police radio, radar gun, baton, handcuffs, Intoxilyzer, cellular phone and/or pager, first aid equipment, handgun, Taser and other weapons as required, and computer related equipment in the field and office environment. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, controls, and/or tools listed above; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste and/or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, in high precarious places, and with explosives and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to : Physically pursue and capture wanted persons; observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; use and care of firearms; think and act quickly in emergencies, and judge situations and people accurately; learn, understand and interpret laws and regulations; prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports; learn and use standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; understand and carry out oral and written directions. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education : High school graduation or equivalent, supplemented by a valid Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Academy certification. ADDITIONAL STATE OF CALIFORNIA REQUIREMENTS (• 1031.5 GOVT CODE) Be at least 18 years of age. Be a citizen of the United States; or be a permanent resident alien and have applied for citizenship. A person who has not obtained citizenship within three years after application for employment due to non-cooperation with the government agency processing the citizenship application, or a person who has been denied citizenship, is disqualified from being or becoming a police officer. Additional Requirements : Possession of a valid California Driver License. Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan. Additional Information APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE, THROUGH THENEOGOVSYSTEM. If this is the first time you are applying using the online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build your application which can be saved and used to apply for other City of Chico employment opportunities. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure applications are received by the City of Chico Human Resources Office. Degree, Licenses, Certifications and/or Equivalencies: Candidates must include copies of items listed as a minimum qualification; failure to provide required certificates by the close of the recruitment will result in candidate disqualification. If this position requires a typing certificate: typing certificates must have been issued within one year and the net speed must match the minimum requirement listed in the job description. For standardization, net speed will be calculated by subtracting the number of errors from the gross WPM. Internet generated typing certifications are not accepted. Equivalency for experience and/or education listed within a job description may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan and through coordination with Human Resources. Candidates seeking an equivalency must contact Human Resources, at (530) 879-7900, for instructions on submitting an equivalency request. Being minimally qualified for a position does not guarantee a candidate progression through the full recruitment process. Travel and Recruitment Related Expenses: The City of Chico does not reimburse applicants for any travel or expenses in connection with applying for employment, unless authorized by the City Manager. Pre-Employment Processing: Applicants may be required to pass fingerprinting and a medical examination as a condition of employment or promotion. Medical exams may include a fitness exam, psychological exam, and a drug and alcohol screening, depending on the position. E-verify is used to determine candidate eligibility to work in the United States. The City of Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Chico will consider individuals with disabilities based on their qualifications to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying and will provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process. If you require accommodation in the application and/or testing process, please notify the Human Resources Office within seven (7) days of the need for accommodation, so appropriate alternative arrangements can be made. If you have any questions, or need additional assistance regarding City of Chico employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 879-7900 or jobs@chicoca.gov . Closing Date/Time:
City of Chico, CA Chico, California, United States
Oct 23, 2018
Full Time
Position Information This recruitment is to establish an eligibility list for upcoming department vacancies. A complete application for this position requires: Completed NeoGov application, Resume attached, POST Basic Certification, or higher (State of CA DOJBasic (or higher) Certification which complies with the provisions set forth in Title 11, Division 2, of the California Code of Regulations. POST accredited police academy graduate certifications labeled "Basic" or "Basic Academy", etc. are NOT equivalent to the State of CA Basic Certificate as listed above.) This recruitment will include completing a rigorous physical agility process. This is a continuous recruitment, until further notice. Job Description Definition: Under supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; to control traffic flow and enforce State and local traffic regulations; to perform investigative work; to perform related work as required. Typical Duties: Patrol City in radio car, on bicycle, horseback, motorcycle or on foot; answer calls for the protection of life and property and the enforcement of City, County and State laws*; May conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, death and other criminal incidents; make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants, witnesses and suspects*; Gather and preserve evidence*; Testify and present evidence in court*; Administer first aid*; Contract and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders*; Prepare reports of arrests made, investigations conducted and unusual incidents observed*; Serve warrants and subpoenas*; While on patrol, stop drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; warn drivers against unlawful practices; Issue citations and make arrests as necessary; check buildings for physical security*; Attend and police special events and other emergency or congested situations*; Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public*; Perform related duties as assigned. Duties recorded above are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class; such assignments shall fall under the category of "other duties, as assigned." Tools and Equipment Used: Police car, police radio, radar gun, baton, handcuffs, Intoxilyzer, cellular phone and/or pager, first aid equipment, handgun, Taser and other weapons as required, and computer related equipment in the field and office environment. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, controls, and/or tools listed above; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste and/or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, in high precarious places, and with explosives and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to : Physically pursue and capture wanted persons; observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; use and care of firearms; think and act quickly in emergencies, and judge situations and people accurately; learn, understand and interpret laws and regulations; prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports; learn and use standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; understand and carry out oral and written directions. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education : High school graduation or equivalent, supplemented by a valid Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Academy certification. ADDITIONAL STATE OF CALIFORNIA REQUIREMENTS (• 1031.5 GOVT CODE) Be at least 18 years of age. Be a citizen of the United States; or be a permanent resident alien and have applied for citizenship. A person who has not obtained citizenship within three years after application for employment due to non-cooperation with the government agency processing the citizenship application, or a person who has been denied citizenship, is disqualified from being or becoming a police officer. Additional Requirements : Possession of a valid California Driver License. Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan. Additional Information APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE, THROUGH THENEOGOVSYSTEM. If this is the first time you are applying using the online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build your application which can be saved and used to apply for other City of Chico employment opportunities. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure applications are received by the City of Chico Human Resources Office. Degree, Licenses, Certifications and/or Equivalencies: Candidates must include copies of items listed as a minimum qualification; failure to provide required certificates by the close of the recruitment will result in candidate disqualification. If this position requires a typing certificate: typing certificates must have been issued within one year and the net speed must match the minimum requirement listed in the job description. For standardization, net speed will be calculated by subtracting the number of errors from the gross WPM. Internet generated typing certifications are not accepted. Equivalency for experience and/or education listed within a job description may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan and through coordination with Human Resources. Candidates seeking an equivalency must contact Human Resources, at (530) 879-7900, for instructions on submitting an equivalency request. Being minimally qualified for a position does not guarantee a candidate progression through the full recruitment process. Travel and Recruitment Related Expenses: The City of Chico does not reimburse applicants for any travel or expenses in connection with applying for employment, unless authorized by the City Manager. Pre-Employment Processing: Applicants may be required to pass fingerprinting and a medical examination as a condition of employment or promotion. Medical exams may include a fitness exam, psychological exam, and a drug and alcohol screening, depending on the position. E-verify is used to determine candidate eligibility to work in the United States. The City of Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Chico will consider individuals with disabilities based on their qualifications to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying and will provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process. If you require accommodation in the application and/or testing process, please notify the Human Resources Office within seven (7) days of the need for accommodation, so appropriate alternative arrangements can be made. If you have any questions, or need additional assistance regarding City of Chico employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 879-7900 or jobs@chicoca.gov . Closing Date/Time:
City of Chico, CA Chico, California, United States
Oct 23, 2018
Full Time
Position Information This recruitment is to establish an eligibility list for upcoming department vacancies. A complete application packet for this position must include: Completed NeoGov application, Resume attached, Valid and current (dated within one year) typing certificate attached - 45 NET WPM. Candidates who hold a current (dated within the last year) T-score of 47, or higher, are encouraged to submit their T-score information along with their application. Valid and current T-scores will exempt candidates from the written examination. This is a continuous recruitment, until further notice. Job Description Definition: Under supervision, to receive training and to operate public safety dispatching equipment; to perform assigned clerical work relating to public safety records and operations; and to perform related work as required. Typical Duties: Receive and prioritize incoming emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire or other emergency assistance;* Determine nature and location of emergency, determine priorities, and dispatch via computer-aided dispatch system police, fire, medical, or other emergency services as necessary and in accordance with established procedures;* Maintain contact with all units on assignment;* Maintain status and location of police and fire units;* Answer non-emergency calls for assistance; Call out City maintenance workers for maintenance emergencies; Enter, update, and retrieve information from a variety of computer systems;* Receive requests for information from computer systems and provide pertinent data; Monitor several complex public safety radio frequencies;* Operate a variety of communications equipment including computerized radio consoles, telephones, and computer equipment;* Process a wide variety of public safety records, files, logs, reports, and forms;* Operate office equipment; Perform related duties as assigned. *=Essential Function Duties recorded above are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class; such assignments shall fall under the category of "other duties, as assigned." Tools and Equipment Used: Telecommunications equipment, including computer-aided systems; personal computer including word processing software; copy machine; facsimile machine; radio. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Work is frequently performed in emergency and stressful situations. Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is moderately noisy. Work shifts cover 24 hours per day and seven days per week including holidays. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of : Geographic features and streets of the City of Chico; correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Ability to : Type a minimum of 45 words per minute; learn to operate standard telephone and computerized radio communications equipment and computer-aided dispatch system; learn and use standard broadcasting procedures and rules; learn and correctly use public safety classification codes and basic provisions of the California Vehicle and Penal Codes; speak clearly and precisely; exercise good judgment and make sound decisions in emergency situations; effectively communicate with and elicit information from citizens faced with emergency situations; exercise independent judgment and work with minimal supervision; comprehend and make inferences from written materials; handle simultaneous events effectively; handle confidential matters with a high degree of discretion; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; work cooperatively with others. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience/Education : High school graduation or equivalent supplemented by one year of experience in clerical or public safety dispatching. Additional Requirement : Possession of a valid California Driver License. Desired Qualifications: Experience/Education : Experience in dealing with difficult or distressed individuals is desirable. Unless a position is permanently allocated to a Public Safety Dispatcher I level due to the nature of the work, employee may be promoted, pursuant to the flexibly staffed nature of the classification series, to the Public Safety Dispatcher II level as responsibility and experience increases. Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City-Wide Classification Plan. Additional Information APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE, THROUGH THENEOGOVSYSTEM. If this is the first time you are applying using the online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build your application which can be saved and used to apply for other City of Chico employment opportunities. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure applications are received by the City of Chico Human Resources Office. Degree, Licenses, Certifications and/or Equivalencies: Candidates must include copies of items listed as a minimum qualification; failure to provide required certificates by the close of the recruitment will result in candidate disqualification. If this position requires a typing certificate: typing certificates must have been issued within one year and the net speed must match the minimum requirement listed in the job description. For standardization, net speed will be calculated by subtracting the number of errors from the gross WPM. Internet generated typing certifications are not accepted. Equivalency for experience and/or education listed within a job description may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan and through coordination with Human Resources. Candidates seeking an equivalency must contact Human Resources, at (530) 879-7900, for instructions on submitting an equivalency request. Being minimally qualified for a position does not guarantee a candidate progression through the full recruitment process. Travel and Recruitment Related Expenses: The City of Chico does not reimburse applicants for any travel or expenses in connection with applying for employment, unless authorized by the City Manager. Pre-Employment Processing: Applicants may be required to pass fingerprinting and a medical examination as a condition of employment or promotion. Medical exams may include a fitness exam, psychological exam, and a drug and alcohol screening, depending on the position. E-verify is used to determine candidate eligibility to work in the United States. The City of Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Chico will consider individuals with disabilities based on their qualifications to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying and will provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process. If you require accommodation in the application and/or testing process, please notify the Human Resources Office within seven (7) days of the need for accommodation, so appropriate alternative arrangements can be made. If you have any questions, or need additional assistance regarding City of Chico employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 879-7900 or jobs@chicoca.gov . Closing Date/Time:
City of Chico, CA Chico, California, United States
Oct 23, 2018
Full Time
Position Information $10,000 signing bonus now available! CLICK HERE for additional information. This recruitment is to establish an eligibility list for upcoming department vacancies. A complete application packet for this position must include: Completed NeoGov application, Resume attached, POST Basic Public Safety Dispatcher Certification attached. Applicants for this position must possess a POST Basic Public Safety Dispatcher certification and have a minimum of two years' experience at a level equivalent to the City of Chico Public Safety Dispatcher I. This is a continuous recruitment, until further notice. Job Description Definition: Under general supervision, to operate public safety dispatching equipment; to perform assigned clerical work relating to public safety records and operations; act as a lead worker and provide training and task supervision to others; and to perform related work as required. Typical Duties: Receive and prioritize incoming emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire or other emergency assistance;* Determine nature and location of emergency, determine priorities, and dispatch via computer-aided dispatch system police, fire, medical, or other emergency services as necessary and in accordance with established procedures;* Maintain contact with all units on assignment;* Maintain status and location of police and fire units;* Answer non-emergency calls for assistance; Call out City maintenance workers for maintenance emergencies; enter, update, and retrieve information from a variety of computer systems;* Receive requests for information from computer systems and provide pertinent data; Monitor several complex public safety radio frequencies;* Acts as a lead worker, providing training and task supervision as needed;* Operate a variety of communications equipment including computerized radio consoles, telephones, and computer equipment; process a wide variety of public safety records, files, logs, reports, and forms;* May assist in the training of less experienced personnel; Operate office equipment; Identifies problems and solutions and makes suggestions and recommendations regarding changes in procedure and policy;* Perform related duties as assigned. *=Essential Function Duties recorded above are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class; such assignments shall fall under the category of "other duties, as assigned." Tools and Equipment Used: Telecommunications equipment, including computer-aided systems; personal computer including word processing software; copy machine; facsimile machine; radio. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work is frequently performed in emergency and stressful situations. Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is moderately noisy. Work shifts cover 24 hours per day and seven days per week including holidays. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of : Geographic features and streets of the City of Chico; correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; effective public safety dispatching methods; police department operations and records management requirements. Ability to : Type a minimum of 45 words per minute; operate standard telephone and computerized radio communications equipment and computer-aided dispatch system; use standard broadcasting procedures and rules; correctly use public safety classification codes and basic provisions of the California Vehicle and Penal Codes; speak clearly and precisely; exercise good judgment and make sound decisions in emergency situations; effectively communicate with and elicit information from citizens faced with emergency situations; exercise independent judgment and work with minimal supervision; comprehend and make inferences from written materials; handle simultaneous events effectively; handle confidential matters with a high degree of discretion; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; work cooperatively with others. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience/Education : High school graduation or equivalent supplemented by Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Public Safety Dispatcher certificate and a minimum of two years' experience at a level equivalent to City of Chico Public Safety Dispatcher I, and if an internal career ladder promotion, successful completion of the City of Chico Dispatch Training program. Additional Requirement : Possession of a valid California Driver License. Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City-Wide Classification Plan. Additional Information APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE, THROUGH THENEOGOVSYSTEM. If this is the first time you are applying using the online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build your application which can be saved and used to apply for other City of Chico employment opportunities. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure applications are received by the City of Chico Human Resources Office. Degree, Licenses, Certifications and/or Equivalencies: Candidates must include copies of items listed as a minimum qualification; failure to provide required certificates by the close of the recruitment will result in candidate disqualification. If this position requires a typing certificate: typing certificates must have been issued within one year and the net speed must match the minimum requirement listed in the job description. For standardization, net speed will be calculated by subtracting the number of errors from the gross WPM. Internet generated typing certifications are not accepted. Equivalency for experience and/or education listed within a job description may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan and through coordination with Human Resources. Candidates seeking an equivalency must contact Human Resources, at (530) 879-7900, for instructions on submitting an equivalency request. Being minimally qualified for a position does not guarantee a candidate progression through the full recruitment process. Travel and Recruitment Related Expenses: The City of Chico does not reimburse applicants for any travel or expenses in connection with applying for employment, unless authorized by the City Manager. Pre-Employment Processing: Applicants may be required to pass fingerprinting and a medical examination as a condition of employment or promotion. Medical exams may include a fitness exam, psychological exam, and a drug and alcohol screening, depending on the position. E-verify is used to determine candidate eligibility to work in the United States. The City of Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Chico will consider individuals with disabilities based on their qualifications to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying and will provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process. If you require accommodation in the application and/or testing process, please notify the Human Resources Office within seven (7) days of the need for accommodation, so appropriate alternative arrangements can be made. If you have any questions, or need additional assistance regarding City of Chico employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 879-7900 or jobs@chicoca.gov . Closing Date/Time:
City of Chico, CA Chico, California, United States
Oct 23, 2018
Full Time
Position Information One vacancy currently exists in the Public Works -Engineering Department. The ideal candidate will have experience with the design and construction of roadway maintenance treatments and applications. This recruitment is open until further notice. Job Description Definition: Under general supervision, to perform responsible engineering work in the design, investigation, and construction of public works and facilities; to perform related work as required. Distinguishing Characteristics: This is the entry level for the professional engineering series. An employee in this class performs a variety of engineering tasks, increasing in scope and difficulty as knowledge and experience are gained. Work is normally reviewed on completion and for overall results. Typical Duties: Prepare plans and specifications for the construction of street, storm drain, sewer line and transportation facilities;* Research project design requirements;* Perform complex calculations and prepare estimates of time and material costs;* Assign routine investigation, design and drafting tasks to technical subordinates; Review completed work;* Research publications and industry information sources; Develop revised design and construction standards for public works structures and appurtenances as required;* Prepare and revise plans and specifications for traffic related projects;* Prepare special studies and reports and coordinate traffic and transportation major projects;* Investigate field problems affecting property owners, contractors and maintenance operations;* Prepare estimates and feasibility reports;* Coordinate and participate in the review and processing of plans for private developments affecting streets, sewers, drains and related public works facilities and ensure that they meet all City imposed requirements;* Coordinate public works activities with other City departments, divisions and sections, and with outside agencies;* Supervise, train and evaluate technical subordinates;* Perform related assignments as necessary. *=Essential Function Duties recorded above are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class; such assignments shall fall under the category of "other duties, as assigned." Tools and Equipment Used: Personal computer, including word processing; spreadsheet, and data base and computer-aided-design software; standard drafting tools; surveying equipment including level, theodolite, and electronic distance measuring devices; motor vehicle; phone; mobile radio. Physical Demands: Work is performed mostly in office settings. Some outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operating drafting instruments, computers and various pieces of office and field equipment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of : Principles and practices of engineering as applied to public works or traffic; methods, materials and techniques used in the construction of public works projects; modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding engineering. Ability to : Make complex engineering computations and to check, design and supervise the preparation of engineering plans and studies; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; use and care for engineering and drafting instruments and equipment. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience : Four years of increasingly responsible experience in professional civil engineering, two years of which are equivalent to those duties performed by the Engineering Technician for the City of Chico. Education in excess of the required level may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience. Education : Completion of the equivalent of 60 semester units of college course work toward a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field. Experience in excess of the required level may be substituted for the required education. Additional Requirement : Possession of a valid California Driver License. Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City-Wide Classification Plan. Additional Information APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE, THROUGH THENEOGOVSYSTEM. If this is the first time you are applying using the online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build your application which can be saved and used to apply for other City of Chico employment opportunities. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure applications are received by the City of Chico Human Resources Office. Degree, Licenses, Certifications and/or Equivalencies: Candidates must include copies of items listed as a minimum qualification; failure to provide required certificates by the close of the recruitment will result in candidate disqualification. If this position requires a typing certificate: typing certificates must have been issued within one year and the net speed must match the minimum requirement listed in the job description. For standardization, net speed will be calculated by subtracting the number of errors from the gross WPM. Internet generated typing certifications are not accepted. Equivalency for experience and/or education listed within a job description may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan and through coordination with Human Resources. Candidates seeking an equivalency must contact Human Resources, at (530) 879-7900, for instructions on submitting an equivalency request. Being minimally qualified for a position does not guarantee a candidate progression through the full recruitment process. Travel and Recruitment Related Expenses: The City of Chico does not reimburse applicants for any travel or expenses in connection with applying for employment, unless authorized by the City Manager. Pre-Employment Processing: Applicants may be required to pass fingerprinting and a medical examination as a condition of employment or promotion. Medical exams may include a fitness exam, psychological exam, and a drug and alcohol screening, depending on the position. E-verify is used to determine candidate eligibility to work in the United States. The City of Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Chico will consider individuals with disabilities based on their qualifications to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying and will provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process. If you require accommodation in the application and/or testing process, please notify the Human Resources Office within seven (7) days of the need for accommodation, so appropriate alternative arrangements can be made. If you have any questions, or need additional assistance regarding City of Chico employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 879-7900 or jobs@chicoca.gov . Closing Date/Time:
City of Chico, CA Chico, California, United States
Oct 23, 2018
Full Time
Position Information This recruitment is to fill one upcoming vacancy within the department and create an Eligibility List. The ideal candidate will have experience in management of capital projects, including State and Federal funding processes and compliance, as well as knowledge of the varying aspects from project initiation, preliminary engineering, environmental, right-of-way and construction. This recruitment is open until further notice. Job Description Definition: Under general direction, to perform responsible and difficult engineering work in the design, investigation, construction and inspection of public works and facilities; to perform a variety of administrative engineering functions; to perform related work as required. Typical Duties: Prepare plans and specifications for the construction of street, storm drain, sewer line and transportation facilities;* Research project design requirements;* Perform complex calculations and prepare estimates of time and material costs;* Assign routine investigation, design, drafting and inspections tasks to technical subordinates;* Review completed work; Research publications and industry information sources; Develop revised design and construction standards for public works structures and appurtenances as required;* Prepare and revise plans and specifications for traffic related projects;* Prepare special studies and reports and coordinate major traffic and transportation projects;* Investigate field problems affecting property owners, contractors and maintenance operations;* Prepare complex estimates and feasibility reports;* Coordinate and participate in the review and processing of plans for private developments affecting streets, sewers, drains and related public works facilities and perform field inspections of such facilities during construction to ensure that they meet all City imposed requirements;* Coordinate public works activities with other City departments, divisions and sections and with outside agencies;* Review development plans including those of the County;* Supervise, train and evaluate technical subordinates;* Perform related assignments as necessary. *=Essential Functions Duties recorded above are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class; such assignments shall fall under the category of "other duties, as assigned." Tools and Equipment Used: Personal computer, including word processing; spreadsheet and data base and computer-aided-design software; standard drafting tools; surveying equipment including level, theodolite, and electronic distance measuring devices; motor vehicle; phone; mobile radio. Physical Demands: Work is performed mostly in office settings. Some outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operating drafting instruments, computers and various pieces of office and field equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of : Principles and practices of engineering as applied to public works or traffic; methods, materials and techniques used in the construction of complex public works projects; modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding engineering; policies and procedures similar to those utilized by the City's Community Services Department; computers and relevant software. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience : Two years of experience comparable to that of Assistant Engineer in the City of Chico. Education : Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering supplemented by acquisition of an Engineer in Training Certificate. Additional Requirement : Possession of a valid California Driver License. Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City-Wide Classification Plan. Additional Information APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE, THROUGH THENEOGOVSYSTEM. If this is the first time you are applying using the online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build your application which can be saved and used to apply for other City of Chico employment opportunities. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure applications are received by the City of Chico Human Resources Office. Degree, Licenses, Certifications and/or Equivalencies: Candidates must include copies of items listed as a minimum qualification; failure to provide required certificates by the close of the recruitment will result in candidate disqualification. If this position requires a typing certificate: typing certificates must have been issued within one year and the net speed must match the minimum requirement listed in the job description. For standardization, net speed will be calculated by subtracting the number of errors from the gross WPM. Internet generated typing certifications are not accepted. Equivalency for experience and/or education listed within a job description may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan and through coordination with Human Resources. Candidates seeking an equivalency must contact Human Resources, at (530) 879-7900, for instructions on submitting an equivalency request. Being minimally qualified for a position does not guarantee a candidate progression through the full recruitment process. Travel and Recruitment Related Expenses: The City of Chico does not reimburse applicants for any travel or expenses in connection with applying for employment, unless authorized by the City Manager. Pre-Employment Processing: Applicants may be required to pass fingerprinting and a medical examination as a condition of employment or promotion. Medical exams may include a fitness exam, psychological exam, and a drug and alcohol screening, depending on the position. E-verify is used to determine candidate eligibility to work in the United States. The City of Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Chico will consider individuals with disabilities based on their qualifications to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying and will provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process. If you require accommodation in the application and/or testing process, please notify the Human Resources Office within seven (7) days of the need for accommodation, so appropriate alternative arrangements can be made. If you have any questions, or need additional assistance regarding City of Chico employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 879-7900 or jobs@chicoca.gov . Closing Date/Time:
City of Chico, CA Chico, California, United States
Oct 23, 2018
Part Time
Position Information A vacancy currently exists at Parkview Elementary; specific hours and job sites are assigned by the City and can be changed, as needed. 15 hours per week during the school year and during school hours. Typical schedule is a split shift of: 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and then 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Summers, winter/spring vacations and holidays excluded. Individuals selected for this position will be required to complete a Chico Police Department Background. This is a continuous recruitment until the position is filled. Job Description Definition: Under supervision, to assist school children safely across intersections; to report problems requiring police or traffic engineering action; to perform related work as required. Typical Duties: Instruct children at designated school crossings to wait at curb for crossing signal or until safe crossing interval in event of no signal installation;* Direct traffic in immediate vicinity of crossing, stopping vehicular traffic, and guiding school children across streets; * Signal vehicular traffic to resume normal flow;* Report traffic violations to police;* Report suspicious persons and loiterers in vicinity of intersections or school areas; Perform other related duties as assigned. *=Essential Function Duties recorded above are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class; such assignments shall fall under the category of "other duties, as assigned." Tools and Equipment Used: Hand held stop sign. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of : State and local traffic laws as evidenced by possession of a valid California Driver License. Ability to : Work with children; follow written and oral instructions with minimum supervision; act quickly in emergencies; judge situations accurately. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience : None required. Education : High school graduation or equivalent. Additional Requirements : Must be at least 18 years of age and possess normal hearing and visual functions as evidenced by appropriate medical examination, providing that visual functions shall not be such that loss or damage to glasses will not adversely affect ability to perform job duties. Must have ability to pass a Police Department background investigation. Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City-Wide Classification Plan. Additional Information APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE, THROUGH THENEOGOVSYSTEM. If this is the first time you are applying using the online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build your application which can be saved and used to apply for other City of Chico employment opportunities. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure applications are received by the City of Chico Human Resources Office. Degree, Licenses, Certifications and/or Equivalencies: Candidates must include copies of items listed as a minimum qualification; failure to provide required certificates by the close of the recruitment will result in candidate disqualification. If this position requires a typing certificate: typing certificates must have been issued within one year and the net speed must match the minimum requirement listed in the job description. For standardization, net speed will be calculated by subtracting the number of errors from the gross WPM. Internet generated typing certifications are not accepted. Equivalency for experience and/or education listed within a job description may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan and through coordination with Human Resources. Candidates seeking an equivalency must contact Human Resources, at (530) 879-7900, for instructions on submitting an equivalency request. Being minimally qualified for a position does not guarantee a candidate progression through the full recruitment process. Travel and Recruitment Related Expenses: The City of Chico does not reimburse applicants for any travel or expenses in connection with applying for employment, unless authorized by the City Manager. Pre-Employment Processing: Applicants may be required to pass fingerprinting and a medical examination as a condition of employment or promotion. Medical exams may include a fitness exam, psychological exam, and a drug and alcohol screening, depending on the position. E-verify is used to determine candidate eligibility to work in the United States. The City of Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Chico will consider individuals with disabilities based on their qualifications to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying and will provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process. If you require accommodation in the application and/or testing process, please notify the Human Resources Office within seven (7) days of the need for accommodation, so appropriate alternative arrangements can be made. If you have any questions, or need additional assistance regarding City of Chico employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 879-7900 or jobs@chicoca.gov . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Chico, CA Chico, California, United States
Oct 24, 2018
Full Time
Position Information One position currently exists at the City of Chico Wastewater Treatment Plant. This position is currently scheduled to work Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This shift is subject to change with notice from management. Employees may be required to work varying shifts on weekdays, weekends, holidays, and standby/on call hours for emergency callservices. This position requires possession of a CA Water Environment Association Grade 1 Environmental Compliance Inspector Certification within 12 months of hire. In additional to the minimum qualifications, the Wastewater Treatment Plant is looking for an individual who: has a strong commitment to customer service, a positive attitude and good interpersonal and problem solving skills; is highly motivated and has the ability to work independently; has knowledge of Gravity Grease Interceptors (GGIs) and HydromechanicalGrease Interceptors (HGIs); and can assist in the plant laboratory and in operations. Job Description Definition: Under supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Manager and direct supervision of the Electrical/Environmental Supervisor, performs inspection, testing, and related record keeping for industrial and hazardous waste monitoring and sewage pre-treatment programs for the City's sewer and storm drain system. Typical Duties: Inspects, samples, tests, monitors, and documents industrial and hazardous waste materials deposited into the City's sewage and storm drain collection system; Cleans, maintains, installs, and operates portable automatic sampler, flow monitors and related equipment; * Periodically inspects commercial grease traps; * Implements procedures relating to industrial pre-treatment processes; Monitors conditions for industrial wastewater discharge permits issued by the City; * Works with local businesses, other City departments, other public agencies and the general public on the effects of discharging materials in the City's sewer system; * Monitors industrial users for compliance with applicable City, State and Federal wastewater discharge regulations; * Resolves problems between City and industries related to wastewater discharges; * Maintains field logs and records; * Analyzes data and prepares written reports as required; *May be required to assist Laboratory Technicians or Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators on an as needed basis; Performs related work as assigned. *=Essential Function Duties recorded above are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class; such assignments shall fall under the category of "other duties, as assigned." Tools and Equipment Used: Personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheet, and data base software; pipe locator, pressure gauges, testing equipment, engineering calculator; motor vehicle; phone; mobile or portable radio. Physical Demands: Work is performed in field settings. Considerable outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate testing instruments, computers and various pieces of office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of : Principles and practices of industrial and hazardous waste inspection and monitoring; proper sample collection and preservation techniques; safe laboratory practices and procedures; effluent sampling techniques; methods and processes of wastewater collection and treatment. Ability to : Conduct inspections, sampling, and testing of industrial and hazardous waste; perform routine and complex laboratory tests and analysis; collect, compile, and report data; research technical and legal literature to ensure compliance with regulatory changes; operate computer equipment and software; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and maintain cooperative working relations with the public and other employees. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience : One year of experience in wastewater treatment plant and/or laboratory operation or as an Industrial Waste Technician or Inspector. Education : Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in chemistry, wastewater management, or a related field. Completion of specialized training in the operation, maintenance, and monitoring of wastewater treatment plants, equipment, and sewer system collection systems may be substituted on a year for year basis for up to two years of the college education requirement. Additional Requirement : Possession of a valid California Driver License. Possession of a California Water Environment Association Grade 1 Environmental Compliance Inspector Certification within 12 months of appointment. Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City-Wide Classification Plan. Additional Information APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE, THROUGH THENEOGOVSYSTEM. If this is the first time you are applying using the online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build your application which can be saved and used to apply for other City of Chico employment opportunities. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure applications are received by the City of Chico Human Resources Office. Degree, Licenses, Certifications and/or Equivalencies: Candidates must include copies of items listed as a minimum qualification; failure to provide required certificates by the close of the recruitment will result in candidate disqualification. If this position requires a typing certificate: typing certificates must have been issued within one year and the net speed must match the minimum requirement listed in the job description. For standardization, net speed will be calculated by subtracting the number of errors from the gross WPM. Internet generated typing certifications are not accepted. Equivalency for experience and/or education listed within a job description may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan and through coordination with Human Resources. Candidates seeking an equivalency must contact Human Resources, at (530) 879-7900, for instructions on submitting an equivalency request. Being minimally qualified for a position does not guarantee a candidate progression through the full recruitment process. Travel and Recruitment Related Expenses: The City of Chico does not reimburse applicants for any travel or expenses in connection with applying for employment, unless authorized by the City Manager. Pre-Employment Processing: Applicants may be required to pass fingerprinting and a medical examination as a condition of employment or promotion. Medical exams may include a fitness exam, psychological exam, and a drug and alcohol screening, depending on the position. E-verify is used to determine candidate eligibility to work in the United States. The City of Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Chico will consider individuals with disabilities based on their qualifications to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying and will provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process. If you require accommodation in the application and/or testing process, please notify the Human Resources Office within seven (7) days of the need for accommodation, so appropriate alternative arrangements can be made. If you have any questions, or need additional assistance regarding City of Chico employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 879-7900 or jobs@chicoca.gov . Closing Date/Time: