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.

 

9 job(s) at City of Orange

City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Mar 24, 2017
Temporary
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION: OPEN UNTIL FILLED THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE APPLY NOW! Two (2) Temporary/19-Hour/Non-Benefited Vacancies Must be available to work a varied schedule - weekdays, weekends, and holidays as needed NOTE: Qualified applicants must have a clean driving record. Submission of a 10-year driving record printout will be required at a later date as part of the screening process. Under direct or general supervision, performs fieldwork in reading water meters and recording amounts consumed for billing purposes; performs a variety of routine to skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of the City's water meter boxes and related equipment; makes field service calls to customers to perform a variety of service and collection tasks; turns water service on and off per customer request or City policy; and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Utilizes a hand-held meter-reading computer to retrieve data from water meters in accordance with an assigned schedule and route including taking transfer and final readings; notes any unusual computer messages and takes appropriate actions to remedy issues. Performs a variety of semi-skilled work to inspect, maintain and repair valves, meters, water distribution pipelines, and related appurtenances. Performs customer service duties such as turn-ons and shut-offs, checking for leaks; reports water use violations; assists customers in resolving water volume and pressure problems. Observes and reports meter or service defects, unusual water flow; submits work orders to the operations division for the repair of service leaks. Observes condition of meter or other unusual conditions relative to need for repair; maintains meters, boxes, lids and landscape around meter boxes; and installs water meters. Provides customers with specialized information about their water service (e.g., when consumption is unusually high, when an obstruction prevents reading of meter, and/or when service shut-offs may be required for maintenance purposes). Reads and interprets maps and diagrams in the performance of the work. Answers customer inquiries and refer customers to the proper City personnel if additional information is requested. Assists with creating maps using the Geographic Positions System (GPS) to identify all meter locations in the City. May assist other maintenance crews in emergency or relief situations. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Meter reading devices and sizes and types of water meters. Methods and procedures for installing, testing, maintaining and repairing water meters. Utility billing procedures. Operation and minor maintenance of a variety of hand and power tools and vehicles. Basic principles, practices, tools and materials for maintaining and repairing water distribution systems, and other related facilities and equipment. Basic traffic control procedures and traffic sign regulations. Arithmetic. Safety equipment and practices related to the work, including safe driving rules and practices. Basic computer software related to work, including computer devices for meter reading purposes. 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: Install, read, and repair a variety of types of water meters. Post data accurately on forms and prepare simple records. Read and interpret street maps. Perform maintenance and repair work on streets, water distribution and wastewater, facilities and equipment such as found in the City in emergency situations or as needed. Set up and operate traffic area construction zones, including cones, barricades and flagging. Troubleshoot maintenance problems and determine materials and supplies required for repair. Make accurate arithmetic calculations. Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications. Safely and effectively use and operate hand tools, mechanical equipment, power tools, and equipment required for the work. Perform routine equipment maintenance. Maintain accurate logs, records and basic written records of work performed. Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties. 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. 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: Water Meter Service Worker I: One (1) year of experience in the maintenance or repair of underground utilities and/or water meters, or a related mechanical maintenance field. Licenses and Certifications: Water Meter Service Worker I: Possess and maintain a valid California class C and class B driver's license with the appropriate endorsements and satisfactory driving record. Obtain (within one year of hire) and maintain a valid Grade DI Water Distribution Operator Certificate issued by the California Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work in the field; strength, stamina and mobility to perform light to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Mar 21, 2017
Full Time
Definition The City of Orange Fire Department is looking for a professional, detail oriented, self-disciplined Fire Safety Specialist. The ideal candidate must be comfortable in a highly structured working environment, have the ability to work independently, and have the ability to be a part of a cohesive work team. Please note, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to a final offer of employment. Note to Applicants: Although not required, a résumé of no more than two pages in length is desired. Applications addressed to other Fire Departments or for other positions, will be disqualified. Definition: Under general supervision, inspects institutions, industrial, commercial, and residential day care properties to determine compliance with appropriate fire prevention codes, regulations, and standards; enforces codes and coordinates plan check of commercial, industrial, and residential new and existing buildings; conducts training sessions for the public in fire prevention; and performs related work as required. Supervision Received and Exercised: Receives general supervision from the Deputy Fire Marshal. Exercises no supervision of staff. May exercise technical and functional supervision over and provide training to 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. Performs technical fire safety inspections of industrial, commercial, and residential day care properties, and various other institutions and places of assembly to determine compliance with Federal, State, and local fire and building codes. Performs plan checks and reviews of building modifications, new building construction, and various fire protection and detection systems for compliance with the adopted Fire Code and local ordinances. Interacts and communicates with City staff, architects, engineers, builders, contractors, and developers to assist in the Fire Prevention Bureau plan check process. Schedules new construction and tenant improvement inspections with contractors; identifies and verifies corrections required to process appropriate permits; documents deviations from plans and corresponding corrections; communicates with other staff as necessary. Investigates complaints of Fire Code violations and hazards; enforces codes to ensure abatement of identified violations and hazards. Serves as coordinator for assigned programs, including new construction inspection, high-rise inspections, weed abatement, fuel modification, care institutions and/or facilities inspection, and plan review; assists other staff in other areas as needed. Develops, monitors, and evaluates a volunteer program for the Fire Prevention division; assesses division needs; develops recruitment tools; reviews, screens, and interviews applicants; develops and implements a volunteer training program; assigns and prepares volunteer schedules; maintains volunteer records and statistical data; develops and implements special volunteer activities. Researches records within areas of responsibility; gathers, assembles, updates, and distributes a variety of records, documents, forms, and data as requested; prepares a variety of reports. Provides general information regarding department policies, procedures, and regulations, including responding appropriately to complaints, requests for information, and requests for service in person and by telephone. Participates in public education and outreach projects and activities with the community; assists and participates in educating the public regarding a variety of fire safety, fire prevention, and other related programs and services; makes presentations and leads participatory discussions as a representative of the City. Coordinates and integrates program services and activities with other agencies and City departments. Attends and/or participates in meetings and conferences; makes presentations to citizens groups; serves as a liaison between the City, other agencies, and the public. Maintains records and databases; prepares correspondence, reports, and other public information materials. When called upon, responds to emergency incidents to provide assistance, as directed by supervisory personnel. Participates in fire safety related special projects as needed. Make sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines. Performs other duties as required. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Operational characteristics and designs of fire prevention and detection systems and equipment. Basic principles, practices, methods, materials, tools, and safety used in fire inspection and fire prevention. Plan review code applications and general building code applications pertaining to fire and life safety requirements. Principles and techniques used in the development and implementation of safety education programs. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and ordinances pertaining to fire safety and enforcement, including California Health and Safety Code, CCR Titles 19 and 24, adopted Fire and Building Code, and NFPA Standards and Codes. Practices for documenting inspections, correcting violations, and carrying through on court procedures. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices necessary in the area of fire inspection. Public relations related to obtaining cooperation and compliance with fire codes and laws. Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. Principles and procedures of record keeping and report preparation. 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 fire safety inspections of buildings and fire protection equipment for compliance with fire related codes and ordinances. Detect fire hazards and code violations and determine proper mitigation measures. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations related to fire prevention. Read, understand, and interpret construction plans, specifications, and maps. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems. Represent the department and the City effectively in meetings with other departments, the public, and private organizations and individuals. Coordinate and deal tactfully with the public to correct identified safety hazards. Respond to complaints or inquiries from citizens, staff, and outside organizations. Prepare clear, effective, and accurate reports, correspondence, and other written materials. Establish and maintain a variety of manual and computerized record keeping and project management systems. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Make sound, ethical, and independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software application 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. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Education and Experience: Equivalent to the completion of high school or GED. Previous increasingly responsible experience in fire prevention and/or specialized training in fire science is required. College-level coursework and/or specialized training in fire science and/or an Associate's degree in Fire Science or another closely related field are highly desirable. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License is required. Completion of Fire Prevention 1A and 1B or equivalent courses are required. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California PC832 certificate is required by end of the probationary period. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to inspect various commercial, industrial, and residential development sites, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points; 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, and over the telephone. 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 regularly bend, stoop, kneel, and reach to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees may be requires to stand, walk, or climb stairs for long periods of time. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 50 pounds.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Mar 21, 2017
Part Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION: OPEN UNTIL FILLED THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE APPLY NOW! Two (2) Temporary/19-Hour/Non-Benefited Vacancies - Facilities Must be available to work a varied schedule - weekdays, weekends, and holidays as needed NOTE: Qualified applicants must have a clean driving record. Submission of a 10-year driving record printout will be required at a later date as part of the screening process. DEFINITION: Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of technical maintenance, repair, installation, alteration, and construction activities involving carpentry, plumbing, roofing, painting, mechanical, heating, air conditioning, and electrical trades work to improve, maintain, and renovate City buildings and facilities, and fixtures; and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Maintains and repairs City facilities, equipment, and buildings by performing a wide variety of carpentry, electrical, painting, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and mechanical repair work. Installs, adjusts, repairs, inspects, tests, calibrates, troubleshoots, maintains, and services a wide variety of HVAC, and refrigeration equipment, including forced air furnaces, boilers, water pumps, chillers, air conditioning units, exhaust fans, air filters, compressors, cooling towers, heat exchangers, valves, and controllers. Installs, replaces, repairs, and adjusts valves, thermostats, filters, belts, fuses, and controls; insulates pipes of refrigeration and HVAC systems; cleans, lubricates, and adjusts systems. Checks computerized HVAC controls systems onsite or remotely to ensure proper functioning of all HVAC units and systems; oversees HVAC controls upgrades; troubleshoots Variable Frequency Drives. Diagnoses problems in the distribution of air to individual rooms and buildings; makes necessary adjustments to improve ventilation and circulation. Repairs and replaces plumbing fixtures, including sinks, toilets, faucets, and pipes. Performs journey-level carpentry work, including the construction, installation, remodeling, and repair of cabinets, partitions, walls, windows, doors, roofs, foundations, and other carpentry work. Operates, maintains, and repairs a variety of mechanical and power tools, equipment, and testing instruments, such as power saws, power sanders, drills, air compressors, paint sprayers, sewer augers, and various hand tools required for carpentry, plumbing, and maintenance, as well as electrical, air, water, and natural gas testing equipment, thermometers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, and pressure and vacuum gauges to locate and diagnose malfunctions of assigned systems and equipment. Performs electrical repair, installation, and troubleshooting of faulty outlets, light ballasts, switches, light fixtures, and transformers on parking lot light poles; installs electrical, conduit, and wiring; installs hardware and wiring for computers; puts connectors on cabling; moves phone lines. Prepares surfaces for painting or repainting; appropriately applies paint, varnish, shellac, enamel, lacquer, and other protective or decorative finishes to various interior and exterior surfaces using and operating the appropriate equipment. Performs the full range of masonry duties; installs and repairs drywall. Inspects facilities and buildings for damage and maintenance needs; recommends repairs. Assists other maintenance and mechanical personnel in the performance of complex or emergency duties as necessary. Maintains and vacuums City swimming pools, drinking fountain plumbing systems, and City decorative fountains; tests chemical balance and adds chemicals such as chlorine and acids as required; maintains accurate records; orders supplies, parts, and materials; picks up parts. Plans assigned work projects; prepares estimates of time and materials needed to perform assigned repairs and maintenance; ensures adequate materials and supplies are available for proper performance of maintenance work; assists in requisitioning and maintaining inventory of equipment, tools, parts, and supplies used in the maintenance and repair duties. Reads and interprets technical manuals, sketches, diagrams, and blueprints to facilitate installation, servicing, repair, and replacement services and activities. Monitors contractors working in and around buildings and facilities to ensure the work is appropriately performed to City standards. Responds to customer complaints and inquiries regarding facilities and buildings. Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment. Maintains public facilities, shop areas, storage sites, and other work areas in a clean and orderly condition, including securing equipment at the close of the workday. Maintains accurate manual and computerized logs and records of work performed and materials and equipment used; prepares reports as required. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles, practices, methods, equipment, materials, and tools used in maintenance and repair of City buildings and facilities, including carpentry, plumbing, painting, and masonry, and mechanical and electrical work. Principles, theories, and standard practices of several maintenance trades as they apply to maintenance and repair of structures, machinery, and equipment. Operation and care of internal combustion engines and hydraulic equipment. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Occupational hazards and safety equipment and practices related to the work. Modern office practices, methods, computer equipment and basic computer software. Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting. Safe driving rules and practices. 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: Perform a variety of complex technical tasks in the construction, maintenance, renovation, and repair of City buildings and facilities. Perform skilled work in carpentry, plumbing, roofing, painting, mechanical, heating, air conditioning, and electrical trades. Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems. Identify building maintenance needs and take corrective actions. Perform duties in a manner to maximize public safety in the area of building maintenance and construction. Operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner. Safely and effectively use and operate hand tools, mechanical equipment, power tools, and light to medium equipment required for the work. Maintain tools and equipment in a clean working condition providing for proper security. Accurately determine project material needs and recommend purchases. Correctly interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs and functions. Read, interpret, and apply a wide variety of technical information from manuals, drawings, specifications, layouts, blueprints, and schematics. Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties. Make accurate arithmetic calculations. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software. 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: Completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, or equivalent, and three (3) years of experience in a skilled building and/or construction trade. Licenses and Certifications: Valid California class C driver license with satisfactory driving record and automobile insurance. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work in and around City buildings and facilities, to operate a motor vehicle and drive on surface streets; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform light to medium physical work, to work in confined spaces and around machines, to climb and descend ladders, and to operate varied hand and power tools and equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push and pull materials and objects weighing up to 100 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Mar 16, 2017
Full Time
Definition APPLY IMMEDIATELY Recruitment will close when a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. LATERAL/ACADEMY TRAINED: Under supervision, performs law enforcement and crime prevention duties. POLICE OFFICER SALARY & BENEFITS The salary for Police Officer is $6,214- $7,969 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 the 4/10 schedule. 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.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Mar 14, 2017
Full Time
Definition 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, subdrainage, 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
Mar 07, 2017
Full Time
Definition PLEASE NOTE: This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will be on Monday, March 20, 2017. This position is a litigation position and is being recruited at any of the above levels, dependent on experience and qualifications. Trial experience is highly desirable. Under close or general direction, performs various professional legal services and provides assistance, and advice to all City departments, the City Council, and various boards, committees, and commissions; prepares and presents pleadings and discoveries before Federal and State courts and various governmental agencies; represents the City in development and housing, planning and land use, real estate, public works, and community services projects and matters; performs related work as assigned. 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. Prepares and processes pleadings and discovery; appears in Federal and State courts, conducts jury trials. Negotiates, prepares, drafts and reviews acquisitions, dispositions and development agreements, inter-agency cooperative agreements, contracts, deeds, leases, ordinances, resolutions, and other legal documents and instruments related to City projects, and planning and land use matters. Performs legal research and prepares written and oral opinions on various legal issues for the City Council, all City departments, and various boards, commissions, and committees. Receives, reviews, and processes various reports and records, including invoices for legal fees, contracts, legal pleadings, medical records, certificates of insurance, resolutions, ordinances, correspondences, court cases, new or proposed legislation, and labor agreements. Represents the City Attorney at various City Council, board, commission, and committee meetings. Serves as a liaison for an assigned functional area with other City departments, divisions, and outside agencies. Assists Department heads and staff in establishing operational policies by developing and applying legals points and procedures; recommends changes to department policies and procedures to meet changing legal requirements. Meets and negotiates with outside parties in matters arising out of claims, property transactions and other City business. Attends and participated in professional group meetings and committees; stays abreast of new trends and innovation in the field of municipal law; researches emerging products and enhancement and their applicability to City needs. Monitors changes in regulations and technology that may affect the assigned functions; implements policy and procedural changes after approval. Prosecutes City Code Enforcement matters. Directs and maintains accurate files, databases, and records; prepares a variety of written reports, memoranda, and correspondence. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Legal principles and procedures, including civil and administrative laws and procedures, involving housing, zoning controls, and land use matters. Federal, State, and local laws statutes and ordinances with emphasis on civil, contract, and labor law. Federal, State, and local trial and appeal procedures and methods of case preparation and presentation. Legal principles, issues, and practices related to municipal government functions, including specific government operations and relevant legal issues. Court procedures and rules of evidence. Methods of legal research, including computer research. business letter writing and the standard format for reports and correspondence. Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation. Business mathematics and basic statistical techniques. Record keeping principles and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for 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: Provide sound legal advice to the City Council, commissions, committees, and departmental staff. Present legal information and advice clearly and persuasively in public sessions. Determine alternative legal and administrative approaches to solving problems. Analyze and prepare a wide variety of legal documents. Conduct research on legal problems and prepare sound legal opinions and pleadings. Prepare and present cases in court. Prepare accurate and effective reports, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Conduct effective negotiations and effectively represent the City and the department in meetings with governmental agencies, various businesses, professionals, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. 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 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: Equivalent to possession of a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited school of law, preferably with a specialization or emphasis on municipal law in areas such as labor relations, land use, environmental, and/or administrative law is required. Assistant City Attorney II: Four (4) years of professional experience in municipal law or two (2) years equivalent to an Assistant City Attorney I at the City of Orange is required. Senior Assistant City Attorney: Five (5) years of professional experience in municipal law, or two (2) years of experience equivalent to Assistant City Attorney II at the City of Orange is required. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment is required. Possession of a California State Bar license is required. 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 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 up to 25 pounds with the use of proper equipment.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Feb 21, 2017
Part Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION: THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. APPLY IMMEDIATELY! Seasonal/Part-Time, Non-Benefited Must be available to work a varied schedule to meet program needs Weekdays, Weekends, and Holidays as needed **It is mandatory to work the City's 3rd of July Celebration on July 3, 2017** DEFINITION Under direct or general supervision, oversees recreation activities in connection with a specific recreation services program or functional area in support of community, recreational, or park facilities; and performs related work as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Receives general supervision from the Recreation Service Leader II, Recreation Services Activity Specialist, and/or Recreation Services Coordinator. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry-level class in the Recreation Services Leader series. Incumbents require limited time on the job before being capable of functioning at the full journey level. Incumbents initially work under immediate supervision, progressing to general supervision as incumbents become able to independently perform the full range of duties assigned to this level. This class is distinguished from the other levels in the series by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to the position, including assisting in a variety of recreational programs. 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. Leads, teaches, and conducts diversified recreation activities at various recreational facilities, including parks, schools, and the recreation center. Assists in planning and conducting community events, general programs, and facility rentals; sets up and takes down tables, chairs, and equipment for classes, activities, events, and meetings. Supervises and schedules established programs of play activities for children and adults. Plans and coordinates inter-playground competitions in various recreational activities. Communicates with school personnel to resolve routine operational after-school recreation program issues. Resolves program issues within established guidelines; suggests program improvements. Performs general office duties, including basic cashiering, answering the telephone, greeting patrons, light typing, data entry, copying, and filing; prepares flyers, calendars, and other routine publicity; prepares routine reports of participation and activities; updates kiosks and telephone hotlines. Requisitions materials and equipment; takes periodic inventory of materials and equipment. Maintains recreational facilities, storage sites, and other work areas in a clean and orderly condition, including securing equipment and materials at the close of the workday, performing basic custodial duties and minor facility maintenance; opens, closes, and secures buildings for events. Issues and collects recreation equipment and supplies; makes minor repairs to recreation equipment. Administers basic first aid as necessary. Assists in the encouragement of participation and good sportsmanship. Responds to patrons' needs for assistance or information. Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required. Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions. Maintains accurate logs and records of work performed and materials and equipment used. Monitors the proper and safe use of program facilities by the general public; patrols recreational facilities to ensure adherence to rules and ordinances; enforces recreational facility safety rules; interprets and applies policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations; assists in education about the enforcement of rules and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Safety principles and practices, including basic first aid and adult and/or child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) methods. Basic safety precautions and procedures related to recreation program area(s) and facilities. Standard office practices and procedures, including the use of standard office equipment, basic record keeping, arithmetic, and computer applications related to the work. Safe work practices, including safe driving rules and practices. Basic computer software related to work. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively dealing with individuals of various ages, various socio-economic and ethnic groups, and effectively representing the City in contacts with the public. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors and City staff. Ability to: Learn to work independently while supervising facilities and user groups. Learn, understand, and apply facility use policies and procedures. Provide courteous assistance to facility patrons. Lift and move tables and chairs and arranging facilities for community events and/or meetings. Learn basic computer system operation to enter and retrieve data for class registration and facility reservations. Remain flexible and adapt as job responsibilities change. Handle medical emergencies and injuries in a calm and effective manner, including providing basic first aid and adult and/or child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software programs. Make accurate arithmetic calculations. Perform routine equipment maintenance. Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records 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. 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: Equivalent to the completion of the tenth (10th) grade by June 19, 2017 is required, and must be at least 16 years of age by May 25, 2017; ability to provide a work permit, if required. Experience in recreation leadership and programs is desirable. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Identification Card or Driver's License by time of appointment. Must obtain American Red Cross First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate for infant, child, and adult by June 19, 2017. PLEASE NOTE: ALL CANDIDATES ARE SUBJECT TO A FULL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING LIVESCAN FINGERPRINTING. 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. Advertising Categories include: Community Services, Parks & Recreation, Parks & Beaches, and Recreation.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Feb 18, 2017
Part Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION: THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. APPLY IMMEDIATELY! Seasonal/Part-Time, Non-Benefited Must be available to work a varied schedule to meet program needs Weekdays, Weekends, and Holidays as needed **It is mandatory to work the City's 3rd of July Celebration on July 3, 2017.** DEFINITION Under general supervision, oversees recreation activities in connection with a specific recreation services program or functional area in support of community, recreational, or park facilities; and performs related work as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Recreation Services Activity Specialist and/or Recreation Services Coordinator. May exercise technical and functional supervision and provide training to lower-level staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey-level class in the Recreation Services Leader series that performs the full range of duties assigned to the series. Positions at this level are distinguished from the I level by working independently and exercising judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. 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. Leads, teaches, and conducts diversified recreation activities at various recreational facilities, including parks, schools, and the recreation center. Assists in planning and conducting community events, general programs, and facility rentals; sets up and takes down tables, chairs, and equipment for classes, activities, events, and meetings. Supervises and schedules established programs of play activities for children and adults. Plans and coordinates inter-playground competitions in various recreational activities. Communicates with school personnel to resolve routine operational after-school recreation program issues. Resolves program issues within established guidelines; suggests program improvements. Performs general office duties, including basic cashiering, answering the telephone, greeting patrons, light typing, data entry, copying, and filing; prepares flyers, calendars, and other routine publicity; prepares routine reports of participation and activities; updates kiosks and telephone hotlines. Requisitions materials and equipment; takes periodic inventory of materials and equipment. Maintains recreational facilities, storage sites, and other work areas in a clean and orderly condition, including securing equipment and materials at the close of the workday, performing basic custodial duties and minor facility maintenance; opens, closes, and secures buildings for events. Issues and collects recreation equipment and supplies; makes minor repairs to recreation equipment. Administers basic first aid as necessary. Assists in the encouragement of participation and good sportsmanship. Responds to patrons' needs for assistance or information. Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required. Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions. Maintains accurate logs and records of work performed and materials and equipment used. Monitors the proper and safe use of program facilities by the general public; patrols recreational facilities to ensure adherence to rules and ordinances; enforces recreational facility safety rules; interprets and applies policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations; assists in education about the enforcement of rules and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Safety principles and practices, including basic first aid and adult and/or child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) methods. Basic safety precautions and procedures related to recreation program area(s) and facilities. Standard office practices and procedures, including the use of standard office equipment, basic record keeping, arithmetic, and computer applications related to the work. Safe work practices, including safe driving rules and practices. Basic computer software related to work. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively dealing with individuals of various ages, various socio-economic and ethnic groups, and effectively representing the City in contacts with the public. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors and City staff. Ability to: Learn to work independently while supervising facilities and user groups. Learn, understand, and apply facility use policies and procedures. Provide courteous assistance to facility patrons. Lift and move tables and chairs and arranging facilities for community events and/or meetings. Learn basic computer system operation to enter and retrieve data for class registration and facility reservations. Remain flexible and adapt as job responsibilities change. Handle medical emergencies and injuries in a calm and effective manner, including providing basic first aid and adult and/or child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software programs. Make accurate arithmetic calculations. Perform routine equipment maintenance. Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records 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. 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: Equivalent to the completion of the tenth (10th) grade by June 19, 2017 is required, and must be at least 16 years of age by May 25, 2017; ability to provide a work permit, if required. One (1) seasonal year of experience equivalent to Recreation Services Leader I at the City of Orange is required. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Identification Card or Driver's License by time of appointment. Must obtain American Red Cross First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate for infant, child, and adult by June 19, 2017. PLEASE NOTE: ALL CANDIDATES ARE SUBJECT TO A FULL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING LIVESCAN FINGERPRINTING. 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. Advertising Categories include: Community Services, Parks & Recreation, Parks & Beaches, and Recreation.
City of Orange Orange, CA, USA
Feb 06, 2017
Part Time
Definition IMPORTANT INFORMATION: ONLY THE FIRST 100 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. APPLY IMMEDIATELY! Two (2) Vacancies: One (1) Part-Time, 14 Hours/Week, Non-Benefited One (1) Seasonal/Part-Time, Non-Benefited Shifts: Evenings, Weekends, and Holidays Evening Shifts: 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Weekend Shifts: 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. DEFINITION Under general supervision, oversee facility use and 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 rules, and ensuring the safety of patrons. This class also performs general maintenance and custodial duties required to ensure that community services buildings and equipment provide the highest level of safety for public and 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 facilities 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, and the enforcement of, and 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 Class C Driver 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 representatives 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.