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14 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Aug 09, 2018
Full Time
The Office of Mayor Sam Liccardo is seeking a highly qualified professional to serve as the Budget Director. This position will: Direct the development and implementation the Mayor’s annual budget priorities; Provide assistance and advice to Mayor regarding City operating and capital budget formulation and appropriations; Evaluate City Council budget requests for need, appropriateness and fiscal impact, and prepares recommendations for Mayor review; Draft Mayor’s March Budget Message and June Budget Message; Prepare annual expenditure projections for Mayors office budget, monitor Mayor’s office budget monthly; Approve Mayor’s office budget expenditure requests; Conduct research on fiscal issues that may impact the City; Supervise budget analysts; Assist with the City Manager's budget presentation to the City Council; Assist in the preparation of mandated advertisements and presentation materials for public hearings and the adoption of the final budget by City Council; Reviews Council appointee budget requests and coordinate with City Manager’s Budget Office to ensure their budget needs are addressed Conduct presentations about the budget to the community Other duties as assigned Compensation for this position will be based on a candidate’s unique combination of skills, training and experience.   Candidates must be willing to work frequent evenings and weekends, and as exempt management employees, are not eligible for overtime compensation. Employees in this classification are not members of the classified civil service and are appointed "at will."  Each appointment is for a specified period of time to be determined by the appointing Mayor and does not extend past the end of the elected official's or appointing authority's term.  This unclassified position requires a disclosure of outside investments, real property interest, income, and business positions. 
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Aug 14, 2018
Full Time
This position is responsible for performing transactional paralegal duties requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills.  These duties may include, but are not limited to, drafting, reviewing and editing a variety of contracts, resolutions and ordinances, coordination with City or other government departments or agencies, involvement in the City Council agenda process, and responding to public record act requests.  The skill level of this position places strong emphasis on accuracy, quality, attention to detail, and strong analytical skills.  Incumbents must be proficient in the use of personal computers and able to work with various types of software in the Windows environment. Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate may be hired at the Legal Analyst I or Legal Analyst II level.  The annual salary range for a Legal Analyst I is $67121.60 to $81619.20 and the annual salary range for a Legal Analyst II is $73257.60 to $89044.80.  This classification also receives a 5% ongoing non-pensionable compensation increase in addition to the salary listed. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this department.  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, CA
Aug 12, 2018
Full Time
This is an exciting time in IT as we re-imagine and build strategic capabilities to meet San Jose’s Smart City Vision.     The Information Technology Department is searching for an Internet-of-Things (IoT) Devices and Communications Engineer position within the IT Infrastructure and Operations Division. This position is a temporary, benefitted position, with a standard 40 hours per week with an end date of June 30, 2019, unless extended or made permanent. The ideal candidate must possess strong technical skills in supporting an enterprise-level, multi-vendor, and highly-distributed network of sensor and control devices. Effective project management skills and the ability to perform technical design and performance analysis are essential for this position.   The IoT Devices and Communications Engineer is responsible for implementing, administering, and maintaining sensor-driven solutions for the City. This includes overall design, device installation, security, updates, data flows, and automation, as well as supporting platform use by assigned customers. The Engineer will manage and tune performance to ensure optimal, reliable performance and use of the sensor solutions deployed for assigned customer groups.   On a daily basis, the Engineer must be able to manage a dynamic mix of operational tasks and project assignments; design and implement solutions that perform and that require nominal maintenance; manage the lifecycles of the products and solutions they administer; and work well with teammates across a large and diverse city.     If you are passionate about leading teams, driving IT efforts to success and excellence, and delight in creating superior customer experiences, then come and join us!   Key Responsibilities: Perform a variety of engineering activities ranging from systems design, to implementation, to integration, including, hardware, software, budgeting, and support. Leverage networking skills and experience to perform a “hybrid” engineering work spanning telecommunications, device, data, and related IoT technologies. Work with domain experts and project team members to set IoT solution objectives and designs, ensuring projects meet both client and technical demands. Design, develop, and prototype IoT solutions. Use appropriate sensor technologies, gateways, cloud-based IoT platforms, middleware components, data management, architectures, and standards. Perform hands-on device management, controls settings, and maintenance. Deploy networked devices and platforms securely and without negative impact on the Municipal Area Network.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in City 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. Ability to implement, administer, and maintain sensor-driven devices and solutions. In-depth knowledge of IoT providers and landscape to procure, design, build, and implement IoT solutions for effective City use. Solutions experience should span a mix of sensors, wireless protocols, gateways, cloud-based IoT platforms, services, integrations, processes, and tools. Knowledge of various IoT platforms such as Microsoft Azure IoT suite, AWS IoT platform, IBM Bluemix, Google Cloud IoT Core, etc. Working knowledge of various wireless technologies such as cellular, radio frequency, wireless protocol, IoT gateway, cloud infrastructure, Internet network connectivity protocol, etc. Working knowledge of network communications, networked devices, and operating systems, and data management platforms. Ability to communicate across non-technical and technical audiences. Experience in continuously improving IoT solutions, educating stakeholders, documenting builds, and training users.   Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.   Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.   Analytical Thinking – Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.   Project Management – Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives.     Selection Process   The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise.   You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process.   Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for each text response.       Please describe a significant IoT project you managed. Share your specific role, the project’s business purpose, and the outcome. Include details number of users, scope of solution, size and length of the project, and the technologies used. What major lessons did you learn from the project?   You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. In addition, please attach your resume as part of the application process. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Devika Tandan at itdhumanresources@sanjoseca.gov.  
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Aug 18, 2018
Full Time
This position is responsible for performing legal secretarial duties requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills.  These duties may include, but are not limited to, transcribing, preparing, processing, and e-filing pleadings/briefs in the various state and federal courts; preparing and processing correspondence, contracts, ordinances, resolutions, City Council memoranda, and other legal documents and instruments; maintaining calendars for attorneys; answering telephones and contacting other offices to provide, obtain, and/or coordinate information and/or appearances; and performing office filing; as well as organizing and maintaining a wide variety of information and materials in support of attorneys.  The skill level of this position places strong emphasis on accuracy, quality, and attention to detail.  A strong knowledge base of legal procedures and court rules (federal and state) is desirable.  This position involves a variety of legal matters including civil litigation, workers' compensation, and all aspects of municipal law.  Incumbent must be proficient in the use of personal computers and able to work with various types of software in the Windows environment. Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate may be hired at the Legal Administrative Assistant I or Legal Administrative Assistant II level.  The annual salary range for a Legal Administrative Assistant I is $53,601.60  to $65,187.20 and the annual salary range for a Legal Administrative Assistant II is $61,068.80 to $74,214.40. This classification also receives a 5% ongoing non-pensionable pay in addition to the salary listed.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this department.  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, CA
Aug 16, 2018
Full Time
Industrial Process Control Specialist I: $62,649.60-$76,232.00 Industrial Process Control Specialist II: $76,232.00-$92,622.40 Industrial Process Control Specialist III: $84,385.60-$102,627.20   Performs programming and related work in the design, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility distributed control, network and data historian systems used for control and/or study of municipal wastewater processes. Performs related work as required.   An incumbent in this position must operate and follow directions in all phases. This position involves communication with a wide range of staff at the plant as well as contractors, and help other team members with network troubleshooting and installing equipment.  Industrial Process Control Specialists must maintain system documentation and backups, as well as continue to acquire skills and knowledge of process control applications through on-the-job and training classes.  This is essential to have the ability to identify system problems by employing hardware and software diagnostics programs, verify nature of system malfunctions and rectify or provide information required to effect repairs.  All DCS related cabinets and other equipment must be properly organized, tagged, labeled, and orderly. 
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Aug 14, 2018
Full Time
The Department of Transportation is recruiting for two (2) Concrete Finishers to lead a concrete construction and repair crew comprised of three to six members in the Pavement Maintenance section of the Infrastructure Maintenance Division. Under general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Concrete Finisher will lead and perform repair, maintenance, and reconstruction of concrete and cement surface projects such as concrete curbs, gutters, sidewalks, traffic islands and related construction/repair applications.   The key functions of these positions include:   Lead and instruct a crew to complete concreate construction or repair applications Perform skilled cement smoothing and finishing work on poured concrete; sets forms for concrete work Read and interpret sketches, plans, blueprints, and diagrams Coordinate, plan, and schedule jobs Estimate and order materials necessary for work completion Perform arithmetic calculations and makes simple measurements     These positions require bending, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying objects up to 100 pounds; Grasping, pushing, pulling, kneeling/crouching/squatting, and bending to complete the described job duties; Standing and walking are performed intermittently.   Possession of or ability to obtain a valid State of California Class A driver's license within the first six (6) months of employment is required. Class A training is provided by the Department of Transportation.   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, CA
Aug 13, 2018
Full Time
 HIRING INCENTIVE PILOT PROGRAM -  CITY OF SAN JOSE  ! Hiring Incentive Pilot Program – Effective January 1, 2017, new Electrician I/II hires will receive a one-time, non-pensionable lump sum payment of $5,000 (new Electrician I hires) or $6,000 (new Electrician II hires); employees receiving the incentive would be required to forfeit and/or refund it to the City if they leave City service or transfer to a City position not represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) on or before their one-year anniversary of passing probation as Electrician II. NOTE - The Hiring Incentive pilot program is currently scheduled to last for a maximum of two (2) years. 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: Effective July 1, 2018, employees in the Electrician I/II classifications shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation increase in addition to the compensation listed above. 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, CA
Aug 17, 2018
Full Time
The Information Technology Department is currently recruiting for a Senior Systems Applications Programmer to be a part of the Enterprise Financials team. This position delivers and manages essential financial and business solutions to the enterprise, provides application support, and designs new solutions. Key duties include but are not limited to: Supports the City’s key financial systems Works with team members, vendors and database administrators to address issues/defects and enhancements Provides technical support for application: troubleshoot problems and take corrective action on a timely, effective basis Works with users to troubleshoot and resolve issues in dev and test environments before implementing in production Tracing transactions through previous accounting/billing actions to determine the source of discrepancies and following appropriate procedures to correct them Performs research using SQL queries on data and functionality issues using IT knowledge base, vendor assistance, and user information to support problem resolution and system enhancements Understands dependencies across multiple modules/applications when developing, maintaining, and making enhancements to applications. Participates in month-end and year-end processes for financial systems Monitors daily upkeep and access to applications Monitors data interfaces to financial applications from Citywide systems and troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely manner Creates and provides tools that will empower users to get more with less work Creates new solutions using a variety of technologies that streamline and improves the flow of information with actionable data – SQL, MS .Net , PowerShell, JavaScript Examines current business processes and data patterns to re-engineer a better solution delivery for users using vendor based solutions and custom designed solution Collaborates in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new applications, and enhancements to existing applications. Creates business data layers from application data in SQL for users to consume and visualize it using a variety of tools Creates flexible reports using a variety of reporting tools – Crystal Reports, SSRS, PowerBI, Tableau 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, CA
Aug 14, 2018
Full Time
DOT is currently recruiting to fill full-time Maintenance Worker II (MWII) positions in the Infrastructure Maintenance Division.   Under general supervision by a Senior Maintenance Worker and Maintenance Supervisor, employees in the MWII positions provide lead direction to small crews engaged in the maintenance and repair of sewers and public facilities. MWIIs are major contributors to the Department's efforts to provide exceptional service to its customers and all have important field responsibilities. Individuals in this classification are required to work alternate work shifts, including grave and swing, weekends, holidays, overtime, and on-call.   MWII responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:   PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE: The responsibilities of these positions include planning work and providing lead direction to, and participating in, small and large crews engaged in the maintenance and repair of pavement in public streets and right-of-ways, drainage systems, storm and emergency response, and special projects. Additionally, he/she will be expected to know/learn how to safely care for and operate our paving and heavy equipment vehicles.   ROADWAY MARKINGS MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include providing lead direction and participating in a crew responsible for the maintenance of approximately 5.4 million square feet of roadway markings throughout the City. Candidates will work in high traffic residential streets using various types of spray paint equipment to mark stop signs and handicap limit lines, bike lanes, crosswalks, double yellow lines, and other legends as well as remove and install reflectors.   TRAFFIC SIGN MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include providing lead direction and participating in a crew responsible for the maintenance, repair, and new installations of traffic control signs, street name signs, barricades, and guardrails.   TRAFFIC AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include repairing streetlight outages as well as assisting the streetlight electrician and wreck crew in traffic signal repairs. Responsible for installing and maintaining traffic signals and streetlights throughout the City under supervision of an electrician.   SANITARY SEWER & STORM MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include providing lead direction to crews responsible for keeping the sanitary lines free of blockage, performing scheduled preventative maintenance at sanitary and storm pump stations, and working towards reducing current backlog of sewer repair projects. Keeping the sanitary lines free of blockage may require the use of high pressure units, balling and rodding units, and vactor trucks.   LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE: These positions provide lead direction and work on crews responsible for maintaining the landscape of roadways, backups, and designated locations in the public areas throughout the City. They may participate in graffiti abatement, poster and sticker removal, enhanced debris and weed abatement, street furniture service and installation, enhanced cleaning of catch basins, illegal sign removal, sign repair, and tree and horticultural tasks.   More information on the typical duties can be found in the Class Specifications for Maintenance Worker II.   Some positions are currently approved through December 31, 2018 or June 30, 2019 with the possibility of an extension or becoming permanent, pending budget approval.   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, CA
Aug 09, 2018
Full Time
The Water Resources Division (Division) is comprised of three sections: Municipal Water System (MWS), South Bay Water Recycling (SBWR), and Operations and Maintenance (O & M). The Division provides potable water service through the MWS to the communities of Evergreen, North San José/Alviso, Edenvale, and Coyote. The MWS consists of 350 miles of pipeline, 15 pump stations, 14 wells, and 18 reservoirs, and serves a growing population of over 115,000 in a 33.3 square mile service area. The Division also provides recycled water service through the SBWR system to the cities of San José, Santa Clara, and Milpitas. In addition, the Division also leads water conservation efforts for the City of San José.  The Division is currently seeking to fill one Senior Engineer position in the MWS section. This position is located at the MWS office, at 3025 Tuers Road, San Jose.   This position is responsible for work of considerable difficulty in managing and supervising the MWS, a group of engineering and technical staff performing work related to the operation, improvement, and long-term reliability planning for the MWS. The position reports to the Principal Engineer of the MWS.     The Senior Engineer manages and implements a water supply master plan to serve current and future customers; develops new water supply infrastructure; manages the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), and ensures continued compliance with water quality standards. The Senior Engineer is also responsible for preparing the annual CIP budget and ensuring that projects are completed on time and on budget in accordance with AWWA Standards. Duties will also include the planning and implementation of infrastructure installation and replacement projects and/or programs, and local and regional water coordination for San Jose MWS. The goal is for incumbent to acquire the necessary knowledge, experience, and certification as necessary to effectively support the growth of a mid-sized drinking water utility.   Appointments to this position require disclosure of outside investments, real property interests, income, and business positions through Form 700. More information on requirements and disclosure can be found at this website - http://www.fppc.ca.gov/Form700.html   Typical duties include but are not limited to: Leads and manages the work group including: prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, ensuring staff is trained, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. Directs and reviews CIP projects, including assessment of plans and specifications for conformance to established standards. Leads and/or oversees the formulation, preparation, and implementation of master plans, water operation plans, and water quality monitoring plans. Represents the City with contractors, consulting firms, and/or public agencies at meetings concerning City policy and/or engineering projects. Work effectively and tactfully in associated communications. Performs technical research and complete thorough analyses of engineering and financial data and reports, as needed to identify and implement recommended actions. Directs the collection and analysis of field data and prepare recommendations. Ability to obtain California State Water Distribution Operator Certification. 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 US-101, San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 01, 2018
Full Time
The Department of Public Works is currently recruiting to fill one (1) Senior Construction Inspector position in the Engineering Services Division - Material Testing Lab (MTL) section. Materials Testing Laboratory The Senior Construction Inspector assigned to the MTL is responsible coordinating, supervising, and performing materials testing, inspection and sampling of various construction materials to ensure compliance with City and State Standards and Specifications. Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following: * Reviews plans and specifications and submittals for conformance to established standards for major construction projects. * Supervises laboratory testing personnel to ensure compliance with appropriate test methods, conformance to MTL Quality Assurance practices, and high productivity. * Reviews and approves all test reports for completeness, accuracy, including calculations, conducted by the MTL personnel. * Supervises and leads the work of Associate Construction Inspectors, Engineering Technicians, and Student Interns. * Evaluates and documents personnel competency. * Researches and implements new test methods to expand MTL testing capabilities and improves efficiency. * Provides formal and informal training of personnel in performing materials testing, construction materials inspection, construction materials technology, as well as safety and administrative procedures. * Manages personnel schedule to ensure testing needs are done and delivered on time and on budget. * Supervises internal and external equipment maintenance and calibration schedule and frequency. * Ensures all laboratory equipment conforms the standards of calibration/verification parameters. * Assists in preparing and maintaining records for MTL's accreditation programs. * Supervises proper handling and disposal of hazardous materials in accordance with the facility's Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP).
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Aug 07, 2018
Full Time
This position is responsible for performing paralegal duties in connection with the Litigation Department requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills.  These duties may include, but are not limited to drafting discovery responses, preparing administrative records, responding to public record act requests, and assisting attorneys with day-to-day management of their case files. The ideal candidate will possess experience drafting discovery papers, performing legal research and fact finding, retrieving and collecting documents, interviewing witnesses, and summarizing depositions and/or medical records.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented with good analytical skills, a team player who possesses strong organizational and computer skills and will have good oral and written communication skills.    This position is a regular position with a limit date of June 30,2019. Any extension of this position is subject to the City Manager's approval.     Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate may be hired at the Legal Analyst I or Legal Analyst II level.  The annual salary range for a Legal Analyst I is $67,121.60 to $81,619.20, and the annual salary range for a Legal Analyst II is $73,257.60 to $89,044.80.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this department.  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, CA
Jul 24, 2018
Full Time
This position is responsible for performing paralegal duties related to litigation for the Rent Stabilization Program of the Housing Department.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented with good analytical skills, a team player who possesses strong organizational and computer skills, and will have good oral and written communication skills.  Typical assignments may include, but are not limited to, gathering and evaluating evidence through investigative research, which may include inspecting properties, interviewing tenants, complaints, landlords, and other witnesses; obtaining physical and documentary evidence; compiling, analyzing, organizing legal documents, legal research, preparing reports, and other investigatory tasks. UCL, small claims, and bilingual experience is helpful.  Incumbents must be proficient in the use of personal computers and able to work with various types of software in the Windows environment.   Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate may be hired at the Legal Analyst I or Legal Analyst II level.  The annual salary range for a Legal Analyst I is $67,121.60 to $81,619.20, and the annual salary range for a Legal Analyst II is $73,257.60 to $89,044.80.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this department.  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 US-101, San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 01, 2018
Full Time
The Public Works Department is looking to fill an Air Conditioning Mechanic vacancy. The Air Conditioning Mechanic position is responsible for performing HVAC duties at more than 200 civic building sites across San Jose. The position will be responsible for performing the operational support, adjustment, troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance of heating, ventilating, air conditioning systems and auxiliary equipment. This position will require controls experience, mechanical equipment experience, and water treatment experience. Duties include but are not limited to: * Inspecting, repairing, performing preventative maintenance and routine testing of heating, cooling, air-conditioning, ventilating equipment and controls; and chiller and low pressure boiler maintenance. * Operating, diagnosing, and programming HVAC equipment and systems via computer controlled LON/BACKNET Energy Management Controls, such as Schneider Electric, Alerton, Johnson Metasys. * Servicing DX refrigerant and hydronic chilled/hot water distribution piping systems and components and HVAC units for commercial facilities. * Repairing/replacing actuators, valves, compressors, controls, etc. in a refrigerant or hydronic piping system or HVAC unit. * Using safe job practices, including wearing the proper PPE and making the job area safe before proceeding to work. * Conducting chemical tests on water and determining potential issues and causes of HVAC piping and connected components. * Maintains cooling towers and sump basins as well as filtration systems. * Responds to calls for emergency repair service. * Maintains operating logs and related records. * Replaces sub-assembly units; inspects safety cut controls. * Performs other related work as required. Incumbents are expected to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative. Incumbents should possess ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects averaging a weight of 50 pounds, or heavier weights, in all cases with the use of proper equipment. Ability to perform the essential functions of this position will be determined by a post-offer medical examination conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services. Selected candidate will need to successfully complete a background check. 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.