City of San Jose

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13 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Mar 21, 2019
Full Time
The City of San José Department of Transportation is currently recruiting to fill two vacant part-time unbenefited Engineering Trainee positions in the Infrastructure Maintenance Division.   Pavement Management System This position provides critical support to the Pavement Engineering Section and its maintenance program, which contains a street network of 2,434 miles and over 250 bridges. The work requires a highly motivated and energetic individual. Typical duties include performing a variety of sub-professional software/computer engineering work of routine difficulty under the immediate supervision of an Engineer.   The ideal candidate will have a high level of proficiency with MS Excel, an understanding of database management and data processing, and the ability to analyze large amounts of data and produce reports. The essential duties of this Engineering Trainee position in the Pavement Engineering Section include but are not limited to:   - Maintaining engineering data in the City's Pavement Management System (PMS) and Bridge Management System (BMS) database (upkeep of database, entering new inventory, history, and condition information). - Assisting in field inspections for various pavement, ADA curb ramps, and bridge maintenance related projects (gathering contract quantities, coordinating with contractors, ensuring QA/QC on projects) - Gathering pavement area and other project quantities from Google Earth - Investigating and responding to concerns from residents - Assisting in preparing bid and contract documents - Preparing computer-generated maps in ArcGIS and Google Earth to be used to support bridge maintenance operations - Maintaining project updates and pavement condition information on the website - Managing bridge and pedestrian access construction and maintenance projects, including management of purchase orders, agreements, and grants. - Performing field investigations to support engineering or maintenance staff - Be comfortable working with quantitative data and using Microsoft Excel   Sanitary and Storm Engineering Section This position provides critical support to the Sanitary and Storm Engineering Section. The work requires a highly motivated and energetic individual. Typical duties include performing a variety of engineering work under the immediate supervision of an Engineer.   The ideal candidate will have a high level of skill with management of MS Access, an understanding of database design and data processing, and the ability to analyze data and produce reports.   The essential duties of this Engineering Trainee position in the Sanitary and Storm Engineering Section include but are not limited to:   - Computer database management, asset database design and development, and data entry - Maintaining engineering data from the City's various maintenance databases (upkeep of database, entering new inventory, history, and condition information). - Perform field investigations including taking pictures, performance measurement, and recording observation to support engineering or maintenance staff -Researching as-built plans, engineering records, and right of way records. - Read and interpret engineering plans - Support day-to-day maintenance activities, data analysis, mapping and application support for GIS needs - Assist in the collection, management, and maintenance of geographic data (both spatial and attribute) pertaining to a variety of Sanitary and Storm Sewer maintenance related needs. - Support Engineering staff with technical and data as required - Prepare reports from existing databases. - Perform additional sub-professional duties as needed   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Mar 23, 2019
Full Time
The San Jose Police Department is seeking to fill a vacancy for a Principal Office Specialist position in the Bureau of Investigations (BOI) Administrative Unit.   The Bureau of Investigations assists in maintaining police service to the community by providing a management system for assigning, coordinating, directing, monitoring, and solving criminal investigations. The Bureau ensures the proper deployment of resources, determines economical and effective case management, and maintains current personnel policies.  The BOI Administrative Unit is responsible for all BOI fiscal and personnel matters, including management of bureau personnel and non-personnel budgets, overtime, and compensatory time, special unit assignments, staffing, disability tracking, and training of BOI personnel.  All BOI programs are continuously analyzed and refined to provide quality police services to the City of San Jose.   This position will primarily provide clerical and administrative support to the Bureau’s Deputy Chief of Police (DC) and will also provide clerical and administrative support to two (2) Bureau Captains.  The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, requires exceptional verbal and written communication skills, excellent computer skills and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with a high level of ethics, integrity, and a supreme work ethic.      The duties of this position include (but are not limited to) the following:   Secretarial duties in support of the Bureau’s DC including, schedule and maintain calendars for meetings and conference rooms; take meeting minutes; log and distribute incoming mail; answer phone lines, take messages and/or route calls as appropriate.   Provide clerical/administrative support during investigations, including assisting with such duties at the Police Command Center (PCC) when authorized by the BOI Deputy Chief and/or BOI Captain(s).   Interact and coordinate with Intra-Bureau personnel; Inter-department personnel; outside agencies and vendors.   Process and reconcile the units travel requests and monthly procurement statements.   Type memorandums, evaluations, and letters and reports for distribution to various police units.   Maintain units logs and department wide rosters.   Order and maintain office supplies and business cards.   Building facilities contact.   Various assorted clerical duties as needed or assigned.     This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Mar 19, 2019
Full Time
Working with the City Clerk, the Assistant City Clerk has a wide-range of duties and responsibilities involving the day-to-day delivery of support services for Mayor and City Council, Department operations, and active engagement with members of the public and the City organization.  Duties include:   - Overseeing human resources administration for Office of the City Clerk and the Mayor and Council offices including recruitment, selection, timekeeping, supervision, performance development, employee recognition, employee relations, and safety and training for an efficient and effective workforce; - Overseeing budget and fiscal administrative services for the Office of the City Clerk, Mayor, and City Council, three Boards and Commissions and several Citywide appropriations;  Responsibilities include budget preparation, expense tracking, revenue and cash collections, accounts payable, purchasing and procurement and contract administration for appropriations totaling over $23 million dollars; - Managing Arena Community Fund and other grant programs for the Mayor and City Council; - Public Records management; - Managing compliance with various ethics regulations and public disclosure requirements; - Conducting municipal elections; conducting employee elections for the nomination of Council-appointed representatives to the Civil Service Commission and Retirement Boards; conducting elections among retirees for the nomination of Retirement Board representatives;  - Ability to represent the Office of the City Clerk in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with Mayor and City Council offices, City departments, and the public regarding the City's legislative and administrative processes to accomplish a variety of tasks including meetings, special events and projects; - Effective written and oral communications skills; - Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously, often under tight deadlines; - Knowledge of the City's operating policies, procedures and processes to provide exceptional administrative support and customer service to all internal and external customers.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Mar 25, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Associate Engineer classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  The Department is currently recruiting to fill three Associate Engineer (Plan Review) positions in the Plan Review Services Division with duties including, but are not limited to: - Advising professional engineers, architects and others concerning code requirements, engineering and planning problems arising in the preliminary design of buildings and structures. - Examining plans, calculations and specifications for residential, multi-family, commercial and industrial buildings, including complex major structures for structural adequacy, electrical and mechanical systems, zoning and general compliance with governing laws, codes, ordinances and regulations. - Making independent engineering analyses on proposed buildings when required to justify the structural safety of design, electrical and mechanical systems. - Working closely with and giving information to professional engineers, architects, contractors and the general public regarding building, electrical and mechanical codes, zoning and general requirements concerning buildings and structures. - Coordinating effectively with Development Service partners e.g. Planning, Fire Prevention, Public Works, Environmental Services for plan review consistency and streamlining permit process. - Issuing permits after review of plans. - Advising building inspectors on structural, electrical systems, lighting, mechanical systems, fire and life-safety challenges arising in the field during the construction of a building project. - Instructing inspectors and technicians in the review of simple building plans. - Conducting safety assessments of older buildings and assisting in enforcing compliance with the City's Disaster Response Plan. - Performing observational review of critical structural elements of the projects under construction.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   Competencies:   The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.  Desirable competencies for this position include: - Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations      Registration as a Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer or Architect with the State of California is preferred      Certificates: Possession of ICC Plans Examiner certification is preferred - Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach - Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. - Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. - Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead - Management - Evaluates priorities to ensure the 'true' top priorities are handled satisfactorily; sets clear goals for the employees and the work unit. - Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. - Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.   - Team Work & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Mar 17, 2019
Full Time
  The starting salary will be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Associate Engineer classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   The San José Fire Department is currently hiring for an Associate Engineer in the Bureau of Fire Prevention.  The Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP) Development Division contributes to this mission through its primary focus on key areas of responsibility that include; public education and outreach services, investigation of fires to determine cause and origin, and code compliance activities such as plan review and inspection.   For more information about BFP, please visit: http://sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=749   Under the general supervision of a Senior Engineer, this position performs a variety of professional engineering, plan review, and inspection work. The Department currently has two (2) vacancies to fill.   Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:   - Examine plans, perform calculations and review specifications for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings for compliance with the California Building Code, California Fire Code, California State Fire Marshal regulations, and applicable NFPA standards and local ordinances.   - Provide technical advice to consultants, architects, engineers, contractors, developers, department officers and staff, and the Fire Marshal on the application or interpretation of fire safety codes/regulations, and on the resolution of fire safety issues found in the preliminary design of buildings.   - Analyze and evaluate proposals for alternate materials, methods of construction, and/or variances to fire safety codes and regulations.   - Conduct field inspections to ensure that the finished construction complies with approved plans.   The subject of the incumbent’s tasks will be focused on one or more of the following Sections of BFP areas: Building Life Safety Systems, Fire Suppression Systems, Fire Detection/Fire Alarm Systems, Hazardous Materials and Site Development.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Mar 21, 2019
Full Time
Electrician I: annual salary range is $80,246.40 - $97,656.00, hourly range is $38.58 - $46.95    Electrician II: annual salary range is $84,302.40 - $102,564.80, hourly range is $40.53 - $49.31 NOTE: The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate?s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Electrician classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  The City of San José is accepting applications for the position of Electrician I/II. Written exams are conducted monthly. Candidates passing all phases of the examination process will be placed in a qualified candidate group to be considered for filling present and future vacancies.  Electrician I is the entry level class in the Electrician series. Incumbents are provided with training and experience to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the full range of installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment. Electrician I incumbents must complete training, be appointed and pass probation as an Electrician II to retain employment. Electrician II is the journey level class in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment, working independently under general supervision.   Electricians are responsible for installing, maintaining, testing, troubleshooting, repairing, and operating high and low voltage/amperage electrical components, systems and equipment including: locating problems; determining appropriate courses of action; and coordinating repairs with affected parties. They design, fabricate, and install electrical systems and components and install wiring and electrical equipment, ensuring code compliance. Electricians review work orders, maintain activity logs, prepare requisitions and obtain approval for various projects. Duties may also include purchasing electrical supplies, including: filling out paperwork; coordinating purchases; and, choosing vendors. They are responsible for responding to occasional emergencies, evaluating and taking required actions and determining if support is needed.   Electricians may perform other duties of a similar nature or level.   Electricians in the Department of Transportation are responsible for the ongoing maintenance and improvements of San Jose's streetlight and traffic signal systems. Responsibilities may include installation and maintenance of fiber optic cable, speed radar signs, video detection, traffic monitoring cameras, and 'smart' LED streetlights.   Electricians at the Airport are responsible for a wide range of equipment and systems in a 24/7/365 operation, including repair, installation, operation, and maintenance. Responsibilities may include airfield/airport specific systems and equipment such as series lighting circuits, constant current regulators, airfield lighting control systems, and airfield lights. In addition, responsibilities may include interior and exterior lighting fixtures (including high mast ramp lighting, street lighting, parking lot lighting, etc), lighting control systems, building management systems, access control systems, fire alarm systems, power management systems, building distribution systems and equipment up to 12kv, motor control equipment, baggage handling systems, emergency generators, vehicle gate operators, pump stations and fiber optics.   Shift schedules are based upon the needs and requirements of the Airport, and may require rotation assignments or assignment to a specific shift. Weekend and holiday work may be required, and standby time may be required.   Public Works electrician duties include: new construction, remodels, small tenant improvement projects, lighting retrofit projects, maintenance of pump stations (includes motor controls and PLC's and computerized alarm and monitoring of pumps, etc.), emergency generators, fire alarm systems, vehicle gate operators, badge access controls, lighting control systems, electrical building distribution systems and equipment up to and including 12kv, installing cat 5 and fiber optic networks and maintenance of all City buildings. They also set up temporary power for numerous special events on weekends and public address setups. PW provides standby Electricians 24/7.   Depending upon assignment, Swing Shift, Graveyard Shift, weekend, and holiday work may be required. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and  practices,Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Communication Skills - communicates and listens effectively and responds in a timely, effective, positive and respectful manner;  written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper  grammatical form. Computer Skills - experience with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS  PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.  Electrical Safety and Safe Work Practices - demonstrates familiarity and experience with Lock Out/Tag Out, safe operation of tools  and equipment, and proper use of personal protective gear.  Problem Solving - approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s);  collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Team Work & Interpersonal Skills - demonstrates a positive attitude and flexibility along with the ability to develop effective  relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution  skills.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Mar 23, 2019
Full Time
The Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services Department is recruiting for a Park Maintenance Repair Worker position. The Park Maintenance Repair Worker reports directly to the Senior Maintenance Worker, Maintenance Supervisor, or Parks Facility Supervisor, and is responsible for maintaining, repairing, installing and renovating irrigation systems, playgrounds, Koi fish pond, waterfalls and pumps, tables, benches and barbeque units, and performing other maintenance duties as assigned.   Incumbents perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled park maintenance repair work of routine difficulty. Some of the typicalduties include, but are not limited to: park maintenance, preventative maintenance, repair,installation, and renovation of irrigation systems(potable & recycled), controllers, main line valves, zone valves, backflowprevention device and isolation valves, drinking fountains, irrigation sprinklers, pipes, fittings and flanges, playgrounds, park furniture and hardware, and decorative fountains and swimming pools including associated pumps, metering devices, and chemical control units. Incumbents also read blueprints and schematics to identify and solve irrigation issues; draw sketches and plans for assigned projects; estimate materials required; perform repair and overhaul of park maintenance machinery and equipment such as chain saws and mowers and may operatearc welding/oxyacetylene equipment; record time and materials used into the Parks Division's Business Intelligence computer system (InFor EAM); train assigned personnel in performing tasks associated with assignments; assume responsibility for work area, crew, and public safety on assigned maintenance and repair projects;and, on standby, respond to emergency park issues on a rotational basis.   Depending on their qualifications, successful candidate(s) may be hired as a Park Maintenance Repair Worker I or Park Maintenance Repair Worker II.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.  Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise- Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. **Desirable certifications: (a minimum of one of the following certifications to be successfully obtained within 1 year of appointment): Certified Backflow Prevention Tester, Certified Playground Safety Inspector, or Certified Pool Operator. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally, and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts. Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. Leadership - Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, encourages and rewards risk-taking, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational support and direction. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Mar 01, 2019
Full Time
The Environmental Services Department (ESD) is recruiting for Supervising Environmental Services Specialist (SESS) positions. ESD intends to use the candidate pool developed from this recruitment to fill vacancies specified in this announcement, as well as potential future SESS vacancies. Depending on qualifications, the application you submit may be considered for current and/or up-coming positions. The annual salary range for this SESS classification is $89,419.20-$109,012.80. Effective July 1, 2018, all employees holding positions in this classification shall receive an approximate 5% ongoing non-pensionable compensation increase. Note: ESD currently has thirteen (13) SESS positions in the department. Candidates interested in positions in Watershed Protection, Integrated Waste Management, Capital Improvement Program, Sustainability and Compliance, and/or Water Resources programs are strongly encouraged to apply.  To learn more about the great work we do in these divisions, please go to sjenvironment.org.   At this time, there is one (1) vacant SESS position available in the Watershed Protection Division.   WATERSHED PROTECTION DIVISION   The Watershed Protection Division’s (WSP) approximately 100 staff implement programs and activities that minimize the impact of pollutants on the City’s waterways and the San Francisco Bay caused from human behaviors, while complying with regulatory requirements. These programs are largely directed by the City’s National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits issued by the State and include provisions that require: programs to reduce discharges of pollutants of concern, including trash, pesticides, and mercury to the City’s creeks and rivers; programs to respond to illegal discharges, and regulate and educate businesses to prevent pollutant discharges to the stormwater and sanitary systems; and sampling and analytical services to monitor water quality and ensure environmental protection and compliance. The four main sections of WSP are Stormwater Management, Environmental Enforcement, Environmental Engineering & Source Control (aka Pretreatment), and Laboratory Services. For more information about the Stormwater Management section, please visit: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/esd/stormwater   The current vacancy is in the Watershed Protection Division’s Stormwater Management Program.  The Stormwater Management Program is responsible for coordinating, supporting, implementing, and reporting on the City’s programs and activities facilitating City compliance with the Municipal Regional Stormwater NPDES permit (MRP) for San Jose’s municipal separate storm sewer system.  The purpose of the MRP is to keep pollutants out of the City’s storm sewer system, and ultimately out of creeks and the Bay. Stormwater Management staff works collaboratively with other City departments and the Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program and Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association to implement MRP-required activities.  The City is currently recruiting an SESS to oversee the Monitoring, Pollutants of Concern, and Municipal Compliance section of the Stormwater Management Program.  This SESS directly supervises a work group of four professionals responsible for coordinating, supporting, implementing, and reporting activities related associated with MRP provisions addressing water quality monitoring; controls for various pollutants (e.g. pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), mercury, and copper); municipal operations, public education, and outreach; and conditionally exempted discharges.  The SESS is responsible for participating in the development and review of regional stormwater technical studies and reports and assessing impacts to the City.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. 
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Mar 19, 2019
Full Time
The Community Energy Department has one opening for a Program Manager in the Administration and Finance Division. The Program Manager will be responsible for managing financial activities for the department at a technical level. Typical duties of this position may include forecasting, maintaining pro forma accounting model, writing memos based on analytical conclusions, and providing trainings, but are not limited to: Managing the continuing operational financial planning and analysis function for the department.  Analysis of revenue and expenditure projections. Ensuring compliance requirements of commercial paper.  Planning and implementing goals, objectives, and guidelines to establish effective financial forecasting, and accounting,  Developing and monitoring program budgets. Overseeing operational policies and procedures related to rate analysis, utilizing pro forma modeling and financial reporting. Evaluating the financial impacts of PG&E’s and customer proposed rate changes as well as regulatory filings.  This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. Actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Program Manager classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Feb 23, 2019
Full Time
The San Jose Police Department is currently recruiting for a School Safety Supervisor position.  The School Safety Supervisor will be part of the San Jose Police Department's Support Services Division, School Safety & Education Unit. The School Safety and Education Unit provides administrative support and staffing for the Adult Crossing Guard Program for the City of San Jose. Additionally, the Unit coordinates the training and supervision of Student Safety Patrols at elementary schools located throughout the City. The unit comprises of 1 Captain, 1 Program Manager, 4 School Safety Supervisors and nearly 300 School Crossing Guards.  The work schedule for this position is a 4/10 schedule (10 hour work days/ 4 days a week). The duties of this position include (but are not limited to) the following:   - Supervises School Crossing Guards; including recruitment, interview of prospective candidates, training, scheduling, and discipline.   - Administers, schedules, and coordinates the activities of the school crossing guard program, including maintenance of timesheets, mileage forms, performance evaluations, within an assigned geographical area.   - Develops school safety patrol programs; conducts training in safety and advises on current state requirements.   - Designs, prepares, or obtains teaching materials including films, videos, brochures, and testing materials for educational programs in pedestrian safety, bicycle safety, personal safety, and prevention of child sexual assault.   - Works with Police Training and Traffic Operations to develop audio-visual instructional materials including slide and video presentations.   - Prepares and gives presentations to student, parent, and teacher groups in and monitors program effectiveness.   - Prepares and submits timecards for Crossing Guards.   - Observes and reports on unsafe physical conditions of streets, roads, signs, crosswalks, and sidewalks. Makes recommendations on adjustments to matters related to the safety of student pedestrian safety.   - Organizes and directs special events for school-age children.   - May perform duties of a School Crossing Guard on a relief basis, as required.   - Maintains personnel files for School Crossing Guards. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Mar 15, 2019
Full Time
The salary range for this position is $47,777.60 - $65,582.40.   In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Police Data Specialist classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. The Police Data Specialist (PDS) position is an entry level training position in the Operations Support Services Division (O.S.S.D.) of the Police Department. Under close supervision, Police Data Specialists learn to perform specialized technical work utilizing automated law enforcement information systems that lend support to sworn personnel and other department members. Duties include complex data input and retrieval processes requiring extreme accuracy; providing services to the community; and performing related work as required. O.S.S.D. operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  The Police Department provides a six-month training program. During a one-year probationary period, incumbents complete the training program and a subsequent six months of on-the-job training. This includes but is not limited to a demonstrated proficiency of all aspects of Operations Support Services Division's responsibilities. While on probation, candidate performance is rated on a daily basis by experienced Police Data Specialists, Senior Police Data Specialists and/or other supervisors. Those who pass probation receive a pass/fail proficiency examination. Upon passing the examination, incumbents will be promoted to the position of Police Data Specialist II.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. For more information about Police department, OSSD unit, CLICK HERE The workweek may consist of four workdays of 10.5 hours followed by 3 consecutive days off or five workdays of 8.5 hours followed by 2 consecutive days off. Each workday includes two paid 15 minute breaks and a 1/2 hour unpaid meal breaks. OSSD employees wear uniforms. A prorated uniform allowance of $500 per year is provided in January of each year. Trainees are expected to purchase and begin wearing their uniforms by the start of the 16th week of training.  Trainees are rotated through different units of OSSD and will be assigned to various shifts (Day, Swing and Midnight) and days off. New PDS's should expect to work night shifts, weekends and holidays. A shift differential of $1.50 per hour for Swing Shift and $1.75 per hour for Midnight shift is added to the base salary and compensatory time or pay will be granted for holiday work in accordance with the memorandum of agreement between the City of San Jose and the Municipal Employees Federation.  After training, PDS's bid for assignments, shifts (day, swing or midnight) and days off every six months in order of seniority as a Police Data Specialist. Senior employees typically select preferred shifts and days off and may have the option of a five day work week and/or alternate start times available to them. New employees may work nights, weekends and holidays for several years before they attain the seniority required to bid for more desirable assignments, shifts, days off and/or start times.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Mar 05, 2019
Full Time
The Department is currently recruiting to fill multiple Building Inspector Combination (BIC) positions in the Building Division. A Building Inspector Combination reviews plans, issues permits, and performs field inspections for a variety of buildings and structures being constructed, altered or repaired to ensure compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes and related Federal, State and local regulations. Specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the Department.   The ideal candidates will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills, and a supreme work ethic.  These positions require excellent judgment, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility and written and verbal communications skills.    All new BIC employees will go through our Combination Building Inspection Academy. All inspectors are assigned as specialty inspectors in Building, Electrical, or Plumbing/Mechanical in addition to combination responsibilities. Combination Building Inspection Academy is provided to new employees at all levels of experience. Candidates with approved certifications and experience may be appointed at the higher classifications. We strongly encourage candidates with construction trade experience to apply.     Typical duties for this position include but are not limited to:   -Conducts inspections of residential, industrial, commercial and manufacturing facilities as assigned by Chief Building Official or designee to ensure compliance with codes, regulations, ordinances, standards, and contract agreements which includes: setting up inspection schedules; gathering information and evidence; and, ensuring conformance to plans, specifications, and safety regulations   -Investigates building, construction, and land use changes in the field by: gathering factual data to ascertain present use of land and location of structures; conducting background investigations and research; and, preparing reports to use as evidence.   -Provides technical assistance for development of codes and policies.   -Generates written reports and enforcement orders which include noting deficiencies in standards and submitting final documentation.   -Reviews plans and specifications for compliance with codes which includes assisting in projects in complying with regulations, prioritizing deficiencies, and preparing timetables.   -Provides technical support for agencies and the public which includes inputting data into system for general public access.   -Meets with architects, engineers, City officials, and building contractors to discuss construction projects.   -Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.     This classification requires a yearly filing of a Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests disclosure of outside interests and investments.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   Applicants who have applied in the past for Building Inspector Combination must apply to this current recruitment, if still interested, to be considered.     COMPETENCIES   The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.  Desirable competencies for this position include:   Job Expertise - demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations   Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.   Conflict Management - uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people, by presenting the facts, analysis, and conclusions or solutions that show command of content and perspectives and interests of audience.   Customer Service – Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor.   Decision Making/Problem Solving - identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.   Flexibility - makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work processes, timeframes, performance expectations, organizational culture, or work environment.   Reliability - completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.   T eam Work & Interpersonal Skills – develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills    
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Feb 23, 2019
Full Time
The Police Department's opening for a Department Information Technology Manager in the Systems Development Division of the Bureau of Technical Services.  This position is a senior level technical manager who will be responsible for overseeing and managing the day-to-day Police Department Application services. This is a hands-on position whose daily activities include management of an Applications Sustainment Support team and maintaining major department wide applications which support critical line personnel. The team currently consisting of 1 Supervising Applications Analyst, 2 Information Systems Analysts, 2 Senior Systems Applications Analysts, 1 Analyst, and 1 Staff Specialist. The Systems Development Division supports a main campus and 20 field offices, ensuring availability and reliability of critical systems is paramount. This position reports directly to the Systems Development Division Manager. Excellent command of verbal and written communication skills is required. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:    Research, plan, and implement best practices and strategies that address the applications needs, or web development, for the Department, including development, administration, upgrade of the various applications used by the Police Department (911 Communications and PD).     The Department Information Technology Manager will be responsible for developing project plans that include research, writing technical requirements/RFPs for procurement, developing best methodologies for system implementation, and creating maintenance and support documentation.    Knowledge of Oracle, Informix, SQL, DBMS and its components with code and programming concepts.   Specifically, the knowledge and experience needed to integrate with other applications from Oracle, Informix and SQL platforms.   Knowledge and experience in RDBMS and DBMS on Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, UNIX, Linux, and VMware platforms.   Ability to read DB Schema and compose contrived and formal relationships between tables specifically to develop forms and applications and Crystal Report integration.   Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Visual Studio or other enterprise development applications to develop ASP, ASPX applications or compatible platforms.      Knowledge of configuration and deployment of Microsoft IIS and previous experience deploying Web applications using IIS.   Coordinate Department needs with stakeholders and Police Department Senior Staff, and create a mid-range plan of applications development and implementation.    Provide administrative oversight over the Systems Development Division personnel and contracts.    Work closely with the City's IT Department in coordinating city wide applications and the utilization at the Police Department.   The successful candidate will have solid information management experience, strong interpersonal and management skills, and hand-on experience with systems, equipment and methodologies used by police departments.