City of Orange

The City of Orange, with a present population estimated at 127,600, is situated in central Orange County, approximately 32 miles southeast of Los Angeles. The City’s land area is 24 square miles, with a "sphere of influence" area of 55 square miles.

The City is fortunate to be located in the center of Southern California. As such, the City has become home to many leading businesses, hospitals, and commercial centers. In addition, the City has excellent educational opportunities from preschool through post-graduate programs, including Santiago Canyon College and Chapman University and its Law School. The City is served by the Orange Unified School District, which provides elementary, middle and high schools throughout the City.

The City provides a full range of services for its citizens. These services include police, fire, paramedic, library, recreation and parks, planning and development, street improvements and lighting, and general administration. The City also operates a water utility and provides for refuse collection and sanitation. In addition, the City provides aid to its citizens in the form of residential and commercial rehabilitation loans and economic development programs.

 

 

 

8 job(s) at City of Orange

City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Aug 09, 2017
Full Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION! THIS RECRUITMENT IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE PLEASE NOTE : The first review of applications will be conducted on or about Wednesday, August 23, 2017 . This recruitment will close when a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit their applications immediately as the recruitment is subject to closing at any time without notice. It is important that you read and become familiar with the job flyer in its entirety as pertinent information is provided here regarding application packet requirements. The application must be completed in its entirety. If the application field does not apply to you, then please indicate so by typing "N/A". INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS OR APPLICATIONS DIRECTED TO OTHER AGENCIES/JURISDICTIONS WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS The Orange Police Department is looking for a dedicated professional to make a difference in the community they serve by becoming a member of one of the best Police Departments in Orange County. The successful candidate will demonstrate through their education and work experience, a desire for a career as a Police Communications Manager. We are looking for a highly-motivated and highly-collaborative Police Communications Manager to plan, manage, and oversee the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Police Communications Bureau. The ideal candidate will provide exceptional customer service, provide a can-do attitude and value teamwork at all levels of the organization. Those persons who best meet the needs of the City will be contacted for participation in the selection process. DEFINITION Under general direction, plans, organizes, oversees, coordinates, and reviews the work of staff performing difficult and complex technical and administrative support related to all programs and activities of the Police Communications Bureau; administers current and long-term planning activities; manages the effective use of the Bureau's resources to improve organizational productivity and customer service; provides complex and responsible support to an assigned Police Lieutenant in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties 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. Plans, manages, and oversees the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Police Communications Bureau, including receiving police and emergency calls, dispatching police units following prescribed procedures, and answering non-emergency calls for public safety and other City departments. Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Bureau; recommends within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommends and administers policies and procedures. Participates in the development, administration, and oversight of the Bureau's budget. Develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitors the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs, service delivery methods, and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and recommends to the Police Lieutenant. Participates in the selection of, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees on performance issues; implements discipline and termination procedures. Oversees the maintenance of radio and telephone dispatching systems, including 911 and telephone or radio recording systems. Oversees and participates in assembling and compiling information for a variety of departmental, State mandated, and statistical reports, including verifying accuracy and completion of reports and maintaining files. Provides highly complex staff assistance to an assigned Police Lieutenant; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends modifications to assigned programs, policies, and procedures, as appropriate. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of police communication services; researches emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to City needs. Monitors changes in regulations and technology that may affect operations; implements policy and procedural changes after approval. Receives, investigates, and responds to difficult and sensitive problems and inquiries in a professional manner; identifies and reports findings and takes necessary corrective action. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation, project management, and supervision of staff, either directly or through subordinate levels of supervision. Functions, principles, and practices of law enforcement agencies. Principles and practices for police dispatch services, including computer aided dispatch and related emergency systems. Principles and practices of budget administration and accountability. Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures. Organization and management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs and operational needs of the assigned divisions. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, regulations, and guidelines. Business letter writing and the standard format for reports and correspondence. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work, including automated information systems for Federal, State, and regional law enforcement. Business arithmetic and statistical techniques. Record keeping principles and procedures. Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively representing the City in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff. Ability to: Recommend and implement goals, objectives, and practices for providing effective and efficient services. Manage and monitor complex projects, on-time, and within budget. Plan, organize, schedule, assign, review, and evaluate the work of staff; train staff in work procedures. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner. Maintain accurate records and files of work performed. Make accurate arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations. Establish and maintain a variety of manual and computerized record keeping systems. Make sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software programs. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: 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: Equivalent to an Associate of Arts degree in criminal justice, public or business administration, or a related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible management and/or administrative experience in police communications, including two (2) years of current supervisory experience is required. It is highly desirable that the preferred candidate would have a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice, public or business administration, or a related field, so additional education of a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for up to one (1) year of experience. Licenses and Certifications: Valid California class C driver's license with satisfactory driving record and automobile insurance is required by date of hire. Possession of a valid State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Dispatcher, Civilian Supervisor, and annual update certificates. Possession of a valid California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) Operator certificate. Supplemental Information 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 up to 25 pounds.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Nov 14, 2017
Part Time
Definition ** IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** THIS POSITION IS NON-BENEFITED, PART-TIME, 19 HOURS PER WEEK ONLY. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL CLOSE UPON RECEIPT OF 30 APPLICATIONS. APPLICANTS ARE URGED TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATIONS IMMEDIATELY AS THE RECRUITMENT IS SUBJECT TO CLOSING AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. Under general supervision, performs standard duties in assisting children safely across streets and reporting problems following established guidelines; assists other citizens as needed; and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties 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. Controls school crossings, street traffic, and the conduct of school children going to or returning from school on regularly scheduled school days. Determines appropriate times for students to cross streets safely. Reports violations of drivers or suspicious persons to the School Crossing Guard Supervisor and/or Police Department and inappropriate conduct of children to the school. Calls supervisor or appropriate emergency response staff in the event of emergency situations and ensures that students are in a safe condition until emergency response staff arrives. Performs other duties as assigned. EXAMPLE OF SCHEDULE School Crossing Guards may work up to a four (4) hour split shift work schedule, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, during the school year, as follows: Morning Schedule ~ 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Unpaid Break ~ 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Afternoon Schedule ~ 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic traffic control techniques and procedures. Basic traffic laws of the State of California and related City ordinances. Basic techniques for effectively dealing with school children. Basic techniques for effectively dealing with unusual or emergency situations. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public and City staff. Ability to: Recognize traffic hazards at school crossings. Use sound independent judgment in day-to-day and emergency situations. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: 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: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License may be required at time of appointment. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work outdoors, stand and walk, and be able to hold a sign protecting a crosswalk for an extended period of time; vision to see and react to traffic and children, including color vision to recognize traffic signals; and hearing and speech to communicate in person. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, and reach to perform work. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds. For information on the City of Orange Police Department Click here
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Oct 31, 2017
Full Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Open Until Filled. Apply Immediately. Recruitment may close at anytime without notice. Under general supervision, performs routine to complex combination inspections at various stages of construction, alterations, and repair of residential, commercial, and industrial building sites to enforce building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and environmental codes, and other governing laws and ordinances, including basic zoning, grading, fire, and safety regulations; ensures conformance with approved plans, specifications, standards, permits, licensing, and safety standards; provides a variety of information to property owners, developers, architects, engineers, and contractors; and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations where appropriate so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Performs field inspections of new and existing commercial, industrial, and residential properties at various stages of construction, alterations, and repair for conformance to codes, regulations, plans, specifications, standards, and architect and engineering drawings related to foundations, framing, electrical, mechanical, heating, plumbing, structure, finish, and a wide variety of other routine to complex building system elements; inspects a variety of structural member factors; examines grade, quality, and treatment of a variety of materials; performs final inspections. Confers with legal, fire, public works, and other City staff regarding building, fire, life safety, zoning, and other code interpretations and applications. Performs non-structural plan checking for completeness, accuracy, and code compliance for new construction, alterations, or remodeling of existing structures; ensures compliance with applicable codes and accepted engineering practices. Reviews energy calculations to ensure compliance with State codes. Performs grading inspections with an emphasis on drainable systems, compaction, sub-drainage, and environmental protection. Initiates minor field changes on contract projects not involving structural or architectural features. Writes "stop work" notices for work being done without permits or in an unsafe manner. Reviews plans and applications for building permits; issues building permits; makes final inspections and issues certificates of occupancy. Investigates complaints regarding existing buildings or new construction to determine if code violations or problem conditions exist. Reviews damaged buildings for safe occupancy after fires or other disasters and occurrences. Consults with the Building Inspection Supervisor, Chief Building Official, and City legal staff regarding legal aspects of building inspection and other matters; attends code interpretation meetings. Confers with and provides information to developers, engineers, architects, property owners, contractors, and others regarding code requirements and alternatives; attends pre-construction meetings; resolves complaints and problems. Conducts follow-up inspections to ensure compliance; establishes and maintains accurate and complete case files; prepares documents and evidence for court proceedings and testifies in hearings and court proceedings, as necessary. Prepares and maintains a variety of correspondence, reports, correction notices, and other written materials. Represents the City in meetings with members of other public and private organizations, community groups, contractors, developers, and the public. Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles, practices, methods, materials, techniques, and safety standards of building construction, building inspection, and structural design for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. Building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, life safety, energy, and related codes. Concepts and practices of non-structural plan review. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, regulations, and departmental policies governing the construction of assigned projects. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices necessary in the area of building inspection and construction. Safety equipment and practices related to the work, including safe driving rules and practices. Mathematical principles including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Record keeping principles and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, computer equipment and computer applications. 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: Analyze, interpret, apply, and enforce applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, regulations, codes, and departmental policies governing the construction and inspection of buildings. Review, understand, interpret, and analyze construction blueprints, plans, specifications, architect and engineering drawings, and maps for conformance with City standards and policies. Detect faulty materials and workmanship and determine the stage of construction during which defects are most easily found and remedied. Coordinate and deal with contractors, engineers, and property owners, as well as investigate building code violations and respond to inquiries and complaints in a fair, tactful, and timely manner. Prepare clear, effective, and accurate reports, correspondence, change orders, specifications, and other written materials; maintain accurate and precise records. Effectively represent the department and the City in meetings with other departments, public and private organizations, and individuals. Make accurate mathematic computations. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Make sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities and meet critical time deadlines. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by college-level coursework or technical training in construction technology, building inspection, or a related field, and three (3) years of responsible experience inspecting residential, commercial, or industrial buildings, or two (2) years of experience as a Building Inspector at the City of Orange. Licenses and Certifications: Valid California class C driver's license with satisfactory driving record and automobile insurance. Certification as a Building or Combination Inspector by the International Conference of Building Officials or the International Code Council. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to inspect various commercial and residential development sites, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points; to attend meetings and to operate a motor vehicle; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and make inspections; color vision to identify materials, structures, wires, and pipes; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. 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 40 pounds.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Oct 31, 2017
Full Time
Definition Under general supervision, performs professional engineering work in checking plans, calculations, specifications, technical reports, and other submittal documents for compliance with Federal, State, and local building codes, ordinances, and regulations; receives and checks plans and designs for complex structures, new and remodeled commercial, industrial and residential buildings to ensure compliance; assists inspectors, contractors, design professionals and the public regarding construction requirements; provides expert technical and professional assistance to the Chief Building Official; and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations where appropriate so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Performs difficult structural analysis and reviews plan check submittal documents for permit applications for complex construction, alteration, or repair of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings for compliance with the Orange Municipal Security Code, California State Building Code, disabled access requirements, energy conservation requirements, Uniform Building Code requirements for size, occupancy, exits and construction methods and materials, and National Electrical, Uniform Plumbing, and Uniform Mechanical Code requirements; investigates building violations requiring citations or legal complaints. Refers to a variety of manuals, documents and books including California Codes, California Building, California Plumbing, California Mechanical Codes, California Electrical Code, I.C.C Research Reports, and Orange Municipal Code. Reviews and evaluates construction documents including plans, drawings, blueprints, specifications, engineering calculations, and energy calculations for compliance; makes judgments as to whether structural designs or plans conform to applicable codes. Confers with architects, engineers, contractors, homeowners and others relative to construction or building projects; coordinates plan examining activities with City departments and other agencies; confers and corresponds with other professional personnel in connection with building code interpretation and application; acts as an information source in person or by phone by answering related technical or code questions; discusses complicated issues with engineers and architects in terms of structural engineering items, building codes, etc.; responds to questions and concerns and resolves disputes. May visit construction sites and assist building inspectors in the field where engineering problems are encountered; advises on engineering matters and technical judgments. Provides training to new staff in terms of city policies, procedures, rules and regulations; ensures uniform application of the appropriate codes, rules and regulations. Prepares plan review reports or comment sheets noting plan deficiencies. Coordinates project approvals with staff, other departments, and outside agencies. Oversees coordination for all building permits and plan reviews by other departments, divisions or agencies. Responds to public inquiries over the telephone or at the counter concerning questions regarding permit processing, building, or other construction-related questions; calculates permit fees; assists applicants in achieving compliance with various codes and regulations. Attends meetings to review and discuss plans, documents, and code requirements; performs field reviews as necessary. Prepares reports and correspondence pertaining to structural engineering problems and building code enforcement; maintains records of plan checking activities. May assist with the training and supervision of office personnel and plan checking activities. Performs related duties as required. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles, practices and methods of structural and building plan review. Practices for documenting plan checking procedures, correcting discrepancies and carrying through on court procedures. Civil engineering principles, techniques, policies, and procedures. Construction methods, materials, tools and equipment used for complex residential, commercial, and industrial construction, and principles of structural engineering. Methods, materials, tools, and safety practices of the building, plumbing, and electrical trades. Applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes, regulations, policies, technical processes, procedures, requirements, and building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, life safety, energy and related codes. Legal processes and considerations involved in prosecuting violations of the building codes and ordinances. Modern office practices, methods, computer equipment and computer applications. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively representing the City in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups and property owners, contractors, developers, business owners and the public. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors and City staff. Ability to: Read and interpret building plans, specifications, and codes. Examine and correct building plans, calculations and specifications in a rapid, uniform, and accurate manner. Analyze, evaluate, and solve or recommend effective solutions to building and code problems. Analyze, interpret, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, regulations, codes, and departmental policies. Provide clarification and guidance regarding the application of codes, regulations, and ordinances. Evaluate legal violations and take appropriate action. Make structural calculations necessary to determine the adherence of structural plans to code requirements. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials. Establish and maintain a variety of files and records. Make sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities and meet critical time deadlines. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Use tact, initiative, prudence and independent judgment within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil or structural engineering, architecture, or a related field and two (2) years of professional level experience as an engineer or architect in performing plan checking of complex commercial or industrial structures and/or the enforcement of building codes for a public agency. Licenses and Certifications: Valid California class C driver's license with satisfactory driving record and automobile insurance. Valid certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect issued by the State of California. Certification as a Building Plans Examiner from the International Conference of Building Officials or the International Code Council. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to inspect various commercial and residential development sites, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points; to attend meetings and 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, typewriter 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 with the use of proper equipment.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Nov 22, 2017
Full Time
Definition DEFINITION Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical and administrative financial support duties for an assigned department, in the preparation, maintenance, and processing of accounting records and transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and purchasing; balances and maintains manual and computerized accounting and financial records; and performs related work as required. There is currently one (1) vacancy within the Community Services Department. Examples of Duties 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. Assists assigned department in performing a variety of technical accounting duties in the preparation, maintenance, and processing of accounting records and financial transactions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and purchasing functions. Maintains various financial records, including reconciling payments, performing data entry, maintaining receipt records according to prescribed guidelines, printing and auditing reports, and preparing and balancing invoices. Reconciles transactions, revenues, and expenditures; records changes and resolves differences; maintains the accuracy of basic accounting and financial records related to the assigned department; prints and audits a variety of periodic and special financial and accounting reports as required. Researches invoices and matches to purchase orders; obtains authorization for payment; checks prices, extensions, and discounts; contacts vendors and City staff to resolve accounts payable problems; codes invoices for payment; enters account numbers, vendor numbers, amounts of payables, and related data into computer terminal; assembles accounts payable documents for approval; audits and reconciles errors; works with the Finance Department to process checks. Performs payroll-related tasks, including reviewing timesheets, leave requests, and schedules, and data entry into various financial and time-tracking computer applications; resolves inquiries pertaining to payroll records and processing; prepares payroll-related reports. Accepts and processes payments for permits and inspections at the front counter, over the phone, and by mail, in cash, by check, or by credit card; makes change as necessary and maintains cash drawer as appropriate; processes automatic customer account debits through electronic bank transfers; balances payments and posts transactions in the accounting system daily. Monitors department budget; tracks expenditures and revenues as assigned. Verifies, posts, and records a variety of financial transactions; compiles information and data for statistical and financial reports; checks and tabulates statistical data; prepares and assembles reports, manuals, articles, announcements, and other informational materials. Organizes, maintains, and updates departmental records systems; enters and updates information with departmental activity, inventory files, and report summaries; establishes and maintains specialized software systems related to technical areas of responsibilities; prepares documents for imaging; periodically reviews and purges files in accordance with the records retention policy. Processes grant reimbursements following Federal, State, and local regulations; completes associated forms. Maintains a variety of ledgers, registers, and journals according to established accounting policies and procedures; reconciles transactions and data as directed; records changes and resolves differences; maintains the accuracy of accounting and financial records. Attends to a variety of office administrative details, such as keeping informed of departmental activities, transmitting information, maintaining departmental petty cash fund, ordering and coordinating supply orders, preparing purchasing contracts and amendments, arranging for equipment purchases and maintenance, attending meetings, and serving on various task forces and committees. Enters and retrieves information using standard word processing and spreadsheet software, as well as accounting, financial, and other related electronic information systems. Performs general office support duties such as opening and routing mail and deliveries; preparing correspondence; filing and record keeping; and duplicating and distributing various written materials. Assists customers, departments, and employees by providing answers and information regarding specific payroll and account information, discrepancies, and/or general accounting procedures; researches issues regarding specific transactions; updates related files on action items. May provide direction and training to lower-level or less experienced staff in area of assignment. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Terminology and practices of financial and account document processing and record keeping, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and purchasing. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, regulations, and departmental policies, technical processes, and procedures. Business arithmetic and basic financial and statistical techniques. Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation. Record-keeping principles and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment. Computer applications related to work, including word processing and spreadsheet software. 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: Perform detailed accounting and financial office support work accurately and in a timely manner. Respond to and effectively prioritize multiple phone calls and other requests for service. Interpret, apply, and explain Federal, State, and local laws, codes, regulations, and departmental policies, technical processes, and procedures. Compose correspondence and reports independently or from brief instructions. Make accurate arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations. Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: Completion of the 12th grade, or equivalent. Completion of an associate's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent. Three (3) years of technical accounting/finance support experience. Experience in a public agency setting (city, county, special district, etc.) is highly desirable. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; 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.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Nov 07, 2017
Full Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION! THIS RECRUITMENT IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. APPLICATION PROCEDURE NOTES: It is important that you read and become familiar with the job flyer in its entirety as pertinent information is provided here regarding application packet requirements. The application must be completed in its entirety. If the application field does not apply to you, then please indicate so by typing "N/A". INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS OR APPLICATIONS DIRECTED TO OTHER AGENCIES/JURISDICTIONS WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS The City of Orange is looking for dedicated men and women who want to make a difference in the community they serve by becoming a member of one of the best Police Departments in Orange County. The successful candidate will demonstrate through their education and experience, a desire for a career as a Police Officer. Those persons who best meet the needs of the City will be contacted for participation in the selection process which will include, but may not be limited to, the following: POST PELLET-B written examination (pass/fail). See http://www.post.ca.gov for a sample exam; Physical Agility Test (pass/fail) see below for details; and an appraisal interview - 100%. Physical Agility Components: O bstacle Course (AKA – Foot Pursuit ): 99-yards. Involves various turns and balance beams. 2 six-foot walls : One solid and one chain-linked. Candidates may take up to three good efforts to get over each wall. Failure to get over any one of the walls results in immediate disqualification of the exam. Dummy Drag : Must lift, drag, and pull a 165 lb. dummy for 35 feet. 500 yard run . Police Academy Trainees sponsored by the Orange Police Department receive a salary of $4,471 per month and generous benefits while attending the Police Academy. See BENEFITS Tab for complete information. POLICE OFFICER SALARY & BENEFITS Upon successful completion of the Academy, the salary for Police Officer is $6,403- $8,211 per month, plus very generous benefits and salary incentives. Salary Incentives: Officers receive up to $500 per month for college degree/units and P.O.S.T. Certificates. Officers assigned as the following receive: Motor Officers- additional 6.5% pay per month Detectives- additional 7.5% pay per month Canine Handlers- receive 6.5% pay per month Corporals in Patrol- receive 10.0% pay per month Crime Scene Investigators- receive $250 per month Field Training Officers- receive up to $275 per month SWAT and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT)- receive up to $200 per month Shift differential - 2% shift differential Longevity pay - Officers not in special assignments with over 6 years service receive 5% pay/month Bilingual Pay- If qualified, officers may receive $225 per month. Other Benefits: Orange Police Officers work the 3/12 schedule in patrol. Employees receive 100 hours per year of holiday accrual, and 80 hours of vacation for the first 4 years of service. Vacation accrual increases to 120 hours upon 5 years of service, and increases to a maximum of 220 hours after 30 years of service. The City also pays court standby pay. In addition to retirement, the City offers an optional Deferred Compensation Plan. For complete POLICE OFFICER Benefits information CLICK HERE. Or, visit online (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/orange) Examples of Duties Under supervision, performs law enforcement and crime prevention duties; enforces city, county and state laws; patrols assigned areas; responds to calls for protection of life and property; conducts preliminary investigations of matters involving possible violations of law; investigates criminal cases; directs and controls traffic flow; stops violators; warns against unlawful practices, issues citations, testifies in court; prepares and submits reports; inspects business premises; investigates suspicious persons and circumstances; gives information and directions to the public; reviews case records and reports; collects and identifies evidence; apprehends and arrests criminal law violators; enforces parking regulations; attends training assignments and target practice; performs other related duties as required. Typical Qualifications Selection Standards: POST sets the minimum standards for Peace Officers in the State of California. POST guidelines provide for the following five (5) major categories that we consider during the hiring process: Moral Character : Integrity, Impulse Control, Attention to Safety, Substance Abuse, and Other Risk Taking Behavior. Work Habits : Conscientiousness, Dependability, and Attention to Detail. Interactions with Others : Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork. Intellectually-Based Abilities : Decision Making and Judgment, Learning Ability, and Communication Skills. Handling Stress and Adversity : Stress tolerance as well as Confronting and Overcoming Problems, Obstacles, and Adversity. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees must meet standards of physical stature, endurance, and agility established by the City. Tasks involve frequent driving, walking and standing, and occasional running; frequent light lifting and occasional lifting of heavy objects or persons; employee must have the physical ability to apprehend and restrain subjects and to defend oneself from attack. Tasks involve the operation of vehicles, firearms, and other equipment in which manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination are important ingredients of safe and productive operations. Tasks may require exposure to extreme heat or cold, extreme weather conditions, strong odors and/or smoke, dust, or pollen. Tasks require visual, color, depth, and sound perception and discrimination as well as oral communications ability. Supplemental Information Questions regarding how to file an online application can be sent via email to Cody Kleen at ckleen @cityoforange.org , or asked in-person at the Human Resources Department located at City Hall, 300 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92866. City Hall hours are Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. City Hall is closed every other Friday. For information on the City of Orange Police Department Click here Or, visit on-line www.cityoforange.org/depts/police
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Jul 20, 2017
Part Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Open Until Filled. Apply Immediately! Four (4) Vacancies Available: Part-Time, 14 Hours/Week, Non-Benefited Successful candidate must be able to work ALL of the following schedules: Evenings, Weekends, and Holidays Evening Shifts - 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Weekend Shift - 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and/or 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The ideal candidate will possess a combination of customer service experience and custodial and/or maintenance experience. Under general supervision, oversee facility use and will perform general maintenance and custodial care of the amenities in City parks and facilities, as well as perform related work as required. Incumbents monitor and maintain City of Orange park facilities including the Sports Center at Grijalva Park. Some general duties include: communicating with youth sports organizations and community park users on a daily basis, enforcing field permit use, trash pickup at city parks, opening/closing and stocking of restrooms and patron check at park pavilions and facilities. This position will be required to drive a City vehicle from park to park following a detailed task list of duties while logging pertinent details. This is an entry-level classification that assists community services staff in implementing recreation activities, including setting up equipment and sites for activities and programs, explaining and enforcing community services and recreation programs and policies, regulations, and custodial duties required to ensure that community services buildings and equipment provide the highest level of safety for public nd staff use. Work is often performed in an assigned area and may involve working around other City staff and/or the public, depending upon assignment. This class is distinguished from the Recreation Services Activity Specialist in that the latter assists with coordinating and implementing recreation activities and provides lead direction to lower-level staff and volunteers. Examples of Duties 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. Maintenance and custodial duties include but are not limited to: cleaning and unclogging public toilets, restocking public restrooms; graffiti removal; cleaning trash cans, emptying trash cans, litter removal and pick up; monitoring groups using fields, picnic pavilions, and City facilities, including the Sports Center at Grijalva Gym. Monitors facility use; opens, closes, and secures buildings for activities, programs, and rental events; and prepares the facility and amenities for patron use. Participates in ensuring compliance with relevant permitting and licensing laws and guidelines; interprets and applies policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations; assists in education about the enforcement of and ensures adherence to rules and regulations. Ensures the safety of the public and staff at all times by inspecting, patrolling, monitoring, and instructing on the safe use of program facilities, equipment, and supplies; maintains a safe, clean, and tidy environment; reports unsafe conditions or illegal activities. Performs routine maintenance of buildings and equipment. Issues and collects recreation equipment and supplies. Ensures that programs, activities, and facilities are in compliance with applicable City regulations, laws, and ordinances. Interacts with the general public, including children and parents; addresses issues, concerns, and questions that patrons may have regarding the assigned programs and rentals. Maintains a variety of logs, records, and files, and prepares reports related to assigned activities. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Applicable safety precautions and procedures related to the program area(s) and facilities to which assigned. Basic principles, practices, tools, and materials as they relate to the general maintenance and cleaning of buildings and equipment related to assigned area. Safe driving rules and practices. Occupational hazards and safety equipment and practices related to the work. Standard office practices and procedures, including the use of standard office equipment, basic record keeping, arithmetic, and computer applications related to the work. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff. Ability to: Learn, understand, and apply facility use policies and procedures. Provide courteous assistance to facility patrons. Remain flexible and adapt as job responsibilities change. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner. Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written reports of work performed. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: Equivalent to the completion of education at a level which provides the ability to read and write at a level required for the job. High school diploma, or equivalent, is highly desirable. A combination of at least one (1) year of customer service and at least one (1) year of custodial and/or maintenance experience is highly desirable. Comparable public agency experience is highly desirable. Licenses and Certifications: Possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record is required. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and/or recreational facility setting and use standard office and/or recreation equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Must possess the physical stamina to lift and move tables and chairs, arrange facilities for community events and/or meetings. 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, climb, and walk on uneven surfaces to participate in recreational activities; and 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 50 pounds. Employees may work outdoors and may work in buildings and recreational facilities and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and/or hot temperatures, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representative in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. PLEASE NOTE: ALL APPLICANTS MUST UNDERGO A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION WHICH INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO: A CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK, LIVESCAN FINGERPRINTING, DRIVING RECORD REVIEW, PRIOR EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION, DRUG SCREEN AND PHYSICAL.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Oct 31, 2017
Full Time
Definition APPLY IMMEDIATELY Recruitment will close when a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. THE ORANGE POLICE DEPARTMENT NOW OFFERS A 3/12 SCHEDULE FOR ALL PATROL OFFICERS EFFECTIVE JUNE 25, 2017. LATERAL/ACADEMY TRAINED: Under supervision, performs law enforcement and crime prevention duties. POLICE OFFICER SALARY & BENEFITS The salary for Police Officer is $6,403- $8,211 per month, plus very generous benefits and salary incentives. Retirement Benefits. An employee who is a " classic " member of CalPERS or a current member of another California public retirement system who is hired on or after January 1, 2013, will be enrolled in the CalPERS 3.0% @ age 50 benefit formula with one year final compensation. Employees contribute 9.0% of salary on a pre-tax basis as their full share of their member contribution. Employees do not pay into Social Security. Effective January 1, 2013, newly hired sworn employees who are new CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the CalPERS 2.7% at age 57 defined benefit plan with three year final compensation, in accordance with Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). New members will be required to pay at 12.0% of pension reportable salary as their full share of their member contribution. Salary Incentives Officers receive up to $500 per month for college degree/units and P.O.S.T. Certificates. Officers assigned as the following receive: Motor Officers - additional 6.5% pay per month Detectives - additional 7.5% pay per month Canine Handlers - receive 6.5% pay per month Corporals in Patrol - receive 10.0% pay per month Crime Scene Investigators - receive $250 per month Field Training Officers - receive up to $275 per month SWAT and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) - receive up to $200 per month Shift differential - 2% shift differential Longevity pay - Officers not in special assignments with over 6 years service receive 5% pay/month Bilingual Pay - If qualified, officers may receive $225 per month. Other Benefits: Orange Police Officers work a 3/12 schedule for Patrol Officers effective June 25, 2017 and a 4/10 schedule for all special assignments. Employees receive 100 hours per year of holiday accrual, and 80 hours of vacation for the first 4 years of service. Vacation accrual increases to 120 hours upon 5 years of service, and increases to a maximum of 220 hours after 30 years of service. The City also pays court standby pay. In addition to retirement, the City offers an optional Deferred Compensation Plan. For complete POLICE OFFICER Benefits information CLICK HERE. Or, visit on-line (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/orange) Examples of Duties LATERAL/ACADEMY TRAINED DUTIES: Enforces city, county and state laws; patrols assigned areas; responds to calls for protection of life and property; conducts preliminary investigations of matters involving possible violations of law; investigates criminal cases; directs and controls traffic flow; stops violators; warns against unlawful practices, issues citations, testifies in court; prepares and submits reports; inspects business premises; investigates suspicious persons and circumstances; gives information and directions to the public; reviews case records and reports; collects and identifies evidence; apprehends and arrests criminal law violators; enforces parking regulations; attends training assignments and target practice; performs other related duties as required. Typical Qualifications LATERAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Graduation from high school or equivalent. 2. Candidates must be a graduate of a California certified P.O.S.T. Basic Academy and possess a Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate. A physical ability test is required if Academy graduation is over 6 months old. 3. Must be currently employed as a sworn Peace Officer with a minimum of one year of full time experience as a sworn Peace Officer. 4. Candidates must be a United States citizen at time of appointment. 5. Possession of a valid California Class "C" drivers license with good driving record. ACADEMY TRAINED REQUIREMENTS: 1. Successful completion of a POST-certified Police Academy or current enrollment in an Academy. 2. Graduation from high school or equivalent. 3. Candidates must be a United States citizen at time of appointment. 4. At least 20 years of age at time of application and at least 21 years of age at time of appointment. 5. Possession of a valid California Class "C" drivers license with good driving record. Supplemental Information LATERAL/ACADEMY TRAINED LEVEL: Employees must meet standards of physical stature, endurance, and agility established by the City. Tasks involve frequent driving, walking and standing, and occasional running; frequent light lifting and occasional lifting of heavy objects or persons; employee must have the physical ability to apprehend and restrain subjects and to defend one's self from attack. Tasks involve the operation of vehicles, firearms, and other equipment in which manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination are important ingredients of safe and productive operations. Tasks may require exposure to extreme heat or cold, extreme weather conditions, strong odors and/or smoke, dust, or pollen. Tasks require visual, color, depth, and sound perception as well as oral communications ability.