City of San Jose

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19 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Dec 07, 2018
The Department of Public Works is seeking to fill a vacant Carpenter position. This position requires journey-level carpentry skill to maintain and carry out improvements to City owned facilities. The incumbent also needs the ability to recognize the correct tool for the task and be familiar with the safe and effective use of power and hand tools of the carpentry trade. This position is assigned to the Building Trades section of the Citywide Facilities Management Division, and works alongside the various trades consisting of carpentry, lock services, painting, and plumbing. Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:   Construction and repair projects including wood and metal framing, and including aspects of rough and finished carpentry. Installation of doors and windows (metal, wood, fiberglass) and related hardware. Re-configuring and assembly of modular office cubicle and furniture including partitions. Construction of floors, fences, benches, decks, ramps, stairs and handrails. Perform minor cabinet construction and repair. Mounting of miscellaneous wall items (shelving, white boards, picture frames, clocks, etc.). Demolition and hauling of materials, as projects require. Work and communicate well with customers, including co-workers, other trades, client department personnel, management, and the general public. Follow written and oral instruction, interpret plans, construction drawings, and adhere to building codes and specifications to perform the work required. Promote teamwork and work as part of a team, including taking the lead as well as a supporting role to complete projects. Provide project status as and when needed. Consistently lift construction related materials (approx. weight of up to 100lbs.). Adopt appropriate safety working procedures.   This position will be expected to works varied hours, including overtime, weekends, and holidays.   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
Nov 21, 2018
The City of San José’s Environmental Services Department is currently recruiting for Public Information Representative I/II position.   Salary Ranges Public Information Representative I: $63,544.00 - $77,334.40 Public Information Representative II: $70,137.60 - $85,238.40   The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Public Information Representative classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    Aligning with ESD’s mission, Public Information Representatives help develop and implement a range of communications strategies for projects and initiatives focused on enhancing the quality of life and environment for San José residents and businesses.   The ideal candidates have:   Excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience in project implementation and management, planning, community outreach and engagement, graphic design, social media, short video production, and Microsoft Suite; and a can-do attitude and strong interpersonal skills. Ability to speak Spanish or Vietnamese is highly desirable. Flexible working hours may be required; some work may occur during evenings and/or weekends as needed. Typical responsibilities include but are not limited to: -Assisting the Public Information Manager and Senior Public Information Representative in developing communications plans for public outreach. This includes establishing and meeting appropriate goals and objectives, identifying target audiences, recommending tactics and evaluation methods, determining project budgets, applying the latest communication technologies and tools, setting evaluation standards, and gathering measurement data to ensure an effective public awareness campaign. -Creating and implementing public outreach campaigns by meeting with program staff, preparing campaign tactics and budgets, deploying tactics, and evaluating campaign effectiveness. -Writing and editing a variety of easy-to-understand communications materials including: brochures, flyers, web pages, social media posts, newsletters, news releases, advertisements, memos and reports. Interpreting concepts and messages into effective communication.   -Engaging the audience with appropriate writing style and tone. Conveying information logically, succinctly and accurately.   -Presenting to community groups representing ESD. -Managing the creative production process including developing timelines, providing creative direction to graphic designers, overseeing printing and mail-house services, and negotiating media purchases. -Using basic desktop/website publishing, illustration and presentation software to design and produce basic outreach materials and/or webpage content.   Knowledge and execution of video script-writing and production desired.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Nov 16, 2018
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 400 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.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Nov 30, 2018
The 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.   The Finance Department is seeking a Program Manager I in the Revenue Management Division. Under general supervision from the Deputy Director, the Program Manager directs and manages the day-to-day operations for the Utility Billing function of the Revenue Management Division.   The Program Manager has one direct report and seven indirect reports and leads the billing and collection function for City facilitated water, solid waste collection, storm sewer, and sanitary sewer services. The organizational structure consists of the following Divisions:   - Accounting - Purchasing - Revenue Management, Banking, and Administration - Treasury   The Finance Department and its personnel demonstrate a strong commitment to teamwork, fiscal responsibility and building lasting partnerships.   The essential duties of the Program Manager I position will also include:   ·          Supervise all aspects of the Utility Billing function, including resolving       customer inquiries and escalations ·          Establish job expectations, performing probationary and annual performance    appraisals, and managing performance and disciplinary issues ·          Lead system implementation teams to define financial and billing functions,    document procedures, develop testing scenarios and defining system test    criteria ·          Develop, implement, and evaluate policies, procedures, and practices and     initiate actions for continuous process improvements ·          Prepares revenue forecasting, reconciles Utility Billing sub-system to the    Financial Management System (FMS) and evaluates reserves for the    allowance for doubtful accounts ·          Oversee and provide technical advice on issues related to Utility Billing ·          Coordinate with other City, departments as needed  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Nov 17, 2018
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Analyst classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   A Code Enforcement Supervisor performs work of considerable difficulty in supervising code enforcement inspectors to enforce various codes and ordinances relating to housing, building, (DEL:   :DEL) construction, zoning, solid waste facilities, signs, and health and safety.  Code Enforcement Supervisors are expected to attend evening and weekend community events, administrative hearings, other similar functions, and performs administrative duties and other related work as required. This classification requires a disclosure of outside investments, real property interest, and income and business positions.   The ideal candidate for this position will have:   -  Experience enforcing public agency codes and ordinances related to housing, building, dangerous building, zoning and land use, health and safety, solid waste, nuisance, and community preservation (journey level experience equivalent to a City of San Jose Code Enforcement Inspector II)   - Experience in planning, organizing, scheduling, coordinating and supervising the work of others;   - Experience in building a highly effective staff of well trained and dedicated employees;   - Experience in working with neighborhoods, inter-departmental and/or inter-agency teams wherein the goal was to provide seamless service delivery while implementing the organization’s objective;   - Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;   - Experience in developing and implementing work methods and procedures;   - Experience developing and conducting presentations for community outreach and education;   - Experience in completing assignments, projects, and programs on schedule and with acceptable quality;   - Proficient with complaint-tracking databases.   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 1737 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA, USA
Nov 14, 2018
Full Time
THE POSITION The Deputy Director serves as the ORS Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for the Operations Division, including accounting, information systems, and benefits administration. Priorities include management of daily office operations, development of the annual work plan for the three functions, guiding staff in implementing and adhering to policies and procedures, implementing new benefit structures, and ensuring the pension administrative benefit system and office systems in general are up-to-date and working as intended, and keeping the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Boards apprised as needed.   The Deputy Director reports directly to the CEO and provides leadership and direction to the services and functions in various divisions she/he oversees. The position also plays a lead role in selecting, training, developing, and motivating highly qualified staff.   Additional duties/responsibilities of the Deputy Director include:   Plans, directs, counsels, provides guidelines, and tracks progress of the divisions under his/her direction toward achievement of Departmental goals and objectives. Participates in and advise the CEO Director in the planning and formulation of Department policy. Works closely with other divisions and departments within the City to ensure an open line of communication and excellent customer service. Understands and plans for new GASB pronouncements and regulations. Develops monitoring and reporting systems to improve management controls. Directs and performs special projects and strategic planning programs. Creates and supports new concepts and innovations to improve operations and service delivery. Represents ORS in City Council meetings, community meetings, and intergovernmental and internal meetings as needed. Directs and controls personnel related matters within the Operations group, including but not limited to hiring, evaluating, discipline and termination.   THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, results-oriented leader and manager. The Deputy Director will be a mentor and coach who takes an active role in helping people grow and develop. He/she will challenge every member of staff to contribute at a very high level and will provide the training, encouragement, and support to help them succeed. The Deputy Director will enjoy working in a fast-paced, supportive environment where collegiality, professionalism and teamwork are valued. The ideal candidate is a “big picture” strategic individual with excellent general management skills and the ability to effectively build ORS’s organizational capacity. The selected candidate will also possess strong customer service, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. ORS also places importance on strong interdepartmental relationships and a team-oriented environment. Certain outcomes may be unavoidable or non-negotiable, but a politically astute individual will possess the talent for making others feel comfortable with these outcomes. The Deputy Director will lead a team in the implementation of Board policy to protect and grow the pension plans. This will require a keen understanding of the retirement operations in order to measure value and associated risk to the plans; a personal commitment to providing high levels of customer service; and demonstrated leadership in staff management, benefits, accounting, information technology, and actuarial principles. The new Deputy Director must have the ability to work cooperatively with the Boards on the development and establishment of policies and procedures and be politically astute-understanding the relationship between the city and the structure of the plan management. Effective communication skills are vital as the Deputy Director makes presentations to Board members, system participants, city staff and stakeholders in general.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Nov 22, 2018
The Environmental Services Department (ESD) is currently seeking to fill multiple Wastewater Attendant (WWA) positions at the San José - Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF). The Facility is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Assignments may be made to any shift in an around-the clock operation. The WWAs must also be available to work Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays.   Under immediate supervision, the WWA assists in the operation and maintenance of equipment at the RWF. Working in a learning capacity, the WWA works with experienced Wastewater Mechanics (WWMs), Wastewater Operators (WWOs), Heavy Equipment Operators (HEOs), Industrial Painters, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technicians, Instrument Control Technicians, Landscapers, and others.   Duties require a heavy level of physical exertion, including exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Incumbents may be required to utilize self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) equipment, which requires the ability to pass an annual fit and spirometry test. Ability to perform the essential physical functions of the job as determined by a post-offer medical examination conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services.   Depending on the area assignment, typical duties may include, but are not limited to the following:   Maintenance: Perform minor sheet metal work, rough carpentry and simple plumbing repairs Connect various fixtures, pumps, filters, and tanks to piping systems and installs valves, regulators, gauges and similar devices Perform inspections and preventive maintenance on equipment Maintains tool crib, tool check out, inventory, minor repairs. Clean equipment, structures, and facilities such as tanks, clarifiers, hand rails, outsides of buildings, and shop areas. May require use of power washer. Assist operator/mechanics with trenching work. Provide services in refueling and maintaining of vehicles and equipment Perform welding and grinding operations  Power & Air: Inspect, test, dismantle, overhaul, repair and re-assemble wastewater facility machinery, equipment and engines Operate engines and auxiliaries, as required under variable power and air demands Adjust feeds and fills lubricant containers for individual bearings and other parts of machinery Check temperature of bearings by touch or thermometer Perform tests on engine cooling water  Paint Shop: Perform tasks such as sanding, prepping and cleaning projects for painting Work with industrial painters to clean and paint machinery and equipment. Use appropriate respiratory protection while on duty HVAC: Procure HVAC parts from the Facility Warehouse and HVAC suppliers Order filters and other HVAC parts Work with air conditioning mechanics to change out air filters on HVAC units Clean condensing coils and equipment Assist air condition mechanics with the repair and maintenance of HVAC equipment.  This work includes changing v-belts, greasing bearings, troubleshooting inoperable equipment and various other tasks related to HVAC equipment. RSM Assist HEOs in the bed restoration phase of the RSM operations Perform pre-operation inspections and operates forklifts, boom lifts, and scissor lifts Use hand tools, power tools, picks, shovels, tampers, steam cleaners, and portable pumps Assist with sand blasting operations Perform minor irrigation repairs Assist with weed patrol affecting wastewater processes Assist with set-up, movement and hook-up of pumps and hoses for dredging operations Develops proficiency required to read and interpret meters, gauges, thermometers, and other recording and measuring devices showing operating conditions Pull and setup firehose to wash down buildings, parking lot and surrounding area Wash and clean trucks on a weekly basis. Assist HEOs with cleanup of heavy equipment -Set up and act as standby for confined space operations -Participates in maintaining records and preparing reports -Performs other duties of similar nature or level.   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
Nov 17, 2018
The salary range for this position is $85,529.60 - $109,532.80.   The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Auditor classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   The San José Police Department is seeking to fill a Senior Auditor position in the Division of Gaming Control to be responsible for the enforcement of Title 16 of the San José Municipal Code and the regulations promulgated there under; as well as other State and federal laws.  The Division of Gaming Control was created to ensure that legalized gambling is conducted free of criminal and corruptive elements by applying strict regulatory controls over every aspect of the card room operations in San José.   The duties of this position include (but are not limited to) the following: * Preparing, planning, coordinating and conducting routine and special compliance reviews of the gambling operations in the San José Permitted Card rooms; * Preparing, planning, coordinating and conducting revenue audits of the gaming and non-gaming operations; * Monitoring gaming and non-gaming revenue streams and ensuring timely and correct payment of card room taxes to the City Finance Department, as well as maintaining revenue and table games related statistics and other financial analyses as directed by the Administrator; * Conducting in-depth financial background investigation of individuals and companies seeking a gaming license in the City of San José; * Assisting in the development of Minimum Internal Control Standards and other regulations; * Reviewing card rooms and funding sources’ systems of internal control; * Participating in long and short-term planning for the Division’s operations; * Conducting administrative investigation of violations of Title 16 and state gambling laws through the following: - Operational analysis and financial reviews; - Interviewing violators, witnesses and victims of local and state gambling laws; - Determining items constituting evidence and gathering such items; - Generating reports and related administrative notices to be submitted to the City Attorney’s Office; - Testifying and presenting evidence of licensing and administrative violations; - Issuing Administrative Citations; - Investigating operational discrepancies, patron complaints, and other administrative matters; - Analyzing new table game statistical information to ensure the game is fair; - Establishing and maintaining sources of information and intelligence files; - Monitoring suspected activities via remote surveillance;   * Acting as a liaison to other units of the San José Police Department and other local, state and federal regulatory/law enforcement agencies; * Assisting in the preparation of the annual crime report submitted to City Council by the Chief of Police; * Performing other duties as required by the Administrator and/or Supervising Auditor.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Dec 04, 2018
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
Dec 05, 2018
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, California, United States
Nov 30, 2018
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Network Engineer classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    Public Works Department is seeking to fill a vacant Network Engineer-HVAC Controls position. This position deals with local/wide area networks with multiple servers and network segments, systems administration and system maintenance.   Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:   Evaluates and specifies personal computer hardware. Upgrades operating systems, specifies and configures hardware/software. Design control systems and Lon/Bacnet/Modbus networks. Monitors system performance for availability, speed, capacity, storage issues and security problems. Change the performance of systems and prevent the items shown above from becoming problems. Examples of actions include applying security patches, ensure security best practices are followed and restoring lost data (including data that is the most difficult to receive). Implements a preventive maintenance routine identifying weaknesses of current system to help identify critical server issues. Sets up maintenance schedule. Resolves a variety of problems with servers such as lack of storage space, communication problems with Ethernet switches, Echelon network problems and other critical server/network issues. Coordinates resolution of problems. Creates/reviews/modifies controls sequence of operation statements and in some cases implements by writing custom algorithm in controllers as needed to accomplish control strategies. Develops and recommends design plan for LON/Bacnet/Modbus/LAN/WAN networks, including research and developments of a capacity plan (number of users, applications needed, logistics, switch connectivity, routers, etc.). Consults with outside vendors, establishes and maintains vendor purchase orders, evaluating performance and suitability with regard to the technical nature of installed system wide HVAC BMS system. Adjusts control algorithms, settings and/or replacing failed controllers as needed in response to customer complaints. Researches suitable replacements for obsolete control equipment to ensure interoperability. Must have knowledge of fire alarm systems and how they integrate with the building automation system. 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
Nov 30, 2018
The City Manager’s Office is seeking a motivated and experienced individual to join the City Manager's Budget Office. The Senior Executive Analyst position will be responsible for 1) a complex operating and/or capital budgetary analysis assignment(s) for a City Service Area and City department(s), including budget development, analysis of revenue and expenditure projections, and coordination and presentation of budget information; 2) support to the Budget Director, City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and Deputy City Managers with professional analytical and administrative work of considerable difficulty, including financial analysis, policy research and report writing, and/or 3) City-wide performance measure coordination and oversight. The position will also assist or be a section lead in the preparation of the City's annual Operating and Capital Budgets, Fees and Charges Report, Annual Report, Mid-Year Budget Review, Five-Year Forecast, and Monthly Financial Reports. This position may supervise Analysts and/or support staff as assigned. This position will be expected to work a significant number of additional hours, both weeknights and weekends, several times during the year for the preparation and release of several key budget documents. This recruitment is intended to fill one Senior Executive Analyst position, however, this recruitment may be used to fill other 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 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.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Nov 22, 2018
The Public Works Department is currently recruiting for a Communications Technician for the Radio Communications Shop.    The Radio Communications shop maintains the communication system for the City of San José that is used by multiple departments, such as:  Police, Fire, Department of Transportation, Parks Recreation Neighborhood Services (Park Rangers), and Public Works (Animal Care & Services).  The City of San José public safety and city services depend upon the use of commercial radio communications equipment.  For police officers and firefighters, radio communications is the primary means of communicating with the 9-1-1 dispatch center in performing their duties.  These vast stand-alone radio systems with fault-tolerant designs are essential to providing the public with reliable emergency response services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with demand for system survivability through any catastrophic event. Key Responsibilities: • Installation, maintenance and repair of mobile and portable radios, base and control stations, microwave systems, dispatch consoles, central electronic banks (CEB), voting receivers and comparators, digital Microwave system and P25 Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems. • Respond to trouble reports, perfom preventative maintenance and project assignments.   • May update technical documentation including wiring block assignments, CEB programming and configurations, as-built drawings of installed equipment at City radio sites, specialized vehicular installations, and diagrams of the City’s various communications systems. • May provide recommendations for process improvement changes with the input of technical staff. • May construct and/or modify communications equipment and perform research on new equipment. 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 actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Communications Technician classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Dec 05, 2018
The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) division is responsible for delivering a 10-year Capital Improvement Program estimated at $1.4 billion. The first Five-Year CIP includes Headworks Improvements, Aeration Tanks and Blower Rehabilitation, Nitrification Clarifier Rehabilitation, Secondary Clarifier Rehabilitation, Filter Rehabilitation, Digester and Thickener Facilities Upgrades, New Cogeneration Facility, Digested Sludge Dewatering Facility, Advance Facility Control and Meter Replacement, Treatment Plant Distributed Control System, and Facility Wide Water Systems Improvements. The division is a collective 70 member team, staffed by more than 30 full-time engineering professionals and supported by program management consultant staff as well as staff from the City’s Department of Public Works. The CIP is an exciting opportunity that stands among one of the largest public improvement efforts in the South Bay.   Environmental Services is currently recruiting for multiple Sanitary Engineer positions for the Capital Improvement Program Services Division located at the San Jose/Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF).   The incumbent in this position will be supervised by an Associate or Senior Engineer.   The Sanitary Engineer will provide engineering and ancillary professional technical services in support of CIP projects and as well as working with current RWF operations.   This recruitment will be used to fill up to two Sanitary Engineer positions in the following technical area(s):   Sanitary Wastewater Capital Projects Engineer The Sanitary Engineer will provide engineering and technical assistance in the development and delivery of wastewater capital improvement projects. Typical duties may include but are not limited to: -        Coordinate and provide technical review of project submittals including but not limited to feasibility studies, condition assessment reports, engineering calculations, conceptual design reports, 30-60-90-100% design documents, construction schedule, and construction estimate -        Reviewing design guidelines and evaluate their relevance to new design projects. -        Research and evaluate wastewater technology and equipment, and make selection recommendations based on sound engineering analysis -        Assist in the preparation of project bid packages (i.e. plans & specifications). -        Evaluate, prepare, and/or coordinate responses to Requests for Information (RFI) and bid protests in a timely manner -        Preparing technical reports, documentations and memoranda. -        Schedule, organize, prepare, and distribute meeting agendas, minutes, and/or presentation materials for meetings as assigned -        Participating in commissioning, post-construction process testing, and performance reviews. -        Providing technical assistance to the RWF operations and maintenance Sanitary Wastewater Process Engineer The Sanitary Engineer will perform wastewater treatment process trouble-shooting and optimization, treatment process pilot studies and process engineering support to the facility’s Capital Improvement Program. Typical duties may include but are not limited to: -        Providing technical assistance to the RWF operations and maintenance. -        Collecting samples, analyzing lab data and conducting field tests to troubleshoot and resolve wastewater process problems.   Prior work in a lab setting conducting jar tests is a plus. -        Evaluating unit operations and processes for wastewater treatment efficiency, evaluating and recommending innovative process modifications and technologies. -        Reviewing, analyzing and preparing operational data and compiling reports for each process area. -        Participating in the unit process operating strategies and annual operations plan preparations. -        Remain abreast of new treatment technologies and processes and changing regulations, standards, and techniques. -        Conducting tours and participating in the preparation of training materials. -        Performing a variety of wastewater engineering computations and analyses using process simulation software for process evaluation, optimization, and predictions. -        Conducting polite-scale and full-scale studies in support of the RWF CIP and operations. -        Providing engineering and technical assistance in the development and delivery of capital improvement projects. -        Reviewing conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design reports and providing written review comments. -        Performing flows and loads calculations as an input to new design projects. -        Reviewing design guidelines and establishing their relevance to new design projects. -        Preparing technical reports, documentations, and memoranda. -        Participating in commissioning, post-construction process testing, and performance reviews. -        The ideal candidate would have some exposure to wastewater process modeling using commercial process modeling software such as BioWin.   -        Basic knowledge of process equipment such as clarifiers, filters and water chemistry is a plus.   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.   To learn more about one of our Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects, Digester & Thickener Facilities Upgrade, please watch the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnzXLqu6-Aw
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, California, United States
Nov 29, 2018
The City of San José Finance Department is seeking a Buyer II/III in the Purchasing Division.  This is the 2^nd and 3^rd level in the Buyer I/II/III flexibly staffed position.  Please note:  This position may be filled at either the Buyer II or the Buyer III level.  The Buyer II salary range is $64,521.60-$78,478.40/year. The Buyer III salary range is $74,713.60-$91,020.80/year.   The Buyer II/III reports to the Procurement Manager and is responsible for the procurement activities of the Purchasing Division of the City's Finance Department.  The Purchasing Division is responsible for the procurement of products and services for the City of San José.  The Finance Department is an active participant in a citywide effort to improve customer service and operational efficiencies through strategic planning and objective measurement of performance.  The successful Buyer II/III candidate will be an integral partner in that effort.   The essential duties of this Buyer II/III position includes:   -Procuring a wide variety of products and services for use by the City's operating departments through issuance of Requests for Quotes (RFQs) and Requests for Bids (RFBs).   -Completing transactions such as open purchase orders (OPOs), line items purchase orders (POs), and encumbrance adjustments.   -Leading and assisting in the development of Requests for Information (RFIs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and Requests for Quotes/Qualifications (RFQs).   -Preparing and/or reviewing bid specifications; interviewing vendors; researching new products and identifying potential vendors; performing market analyses; reaching out to small and local businesses; resolving award protests and other purchasing issues, including interacting with City management to resolve vendor performance; conducting training programs for customers/users; assisting with drafting contract amendments and change orders and exercising options; and preparing correspondence and reports, including drafting Council Memos as required.    On an annual basis, the incumbent of this positon must file the Family Gift Reporting Form together with the Statement of Economic Interest-Form 700.  Please click the following link for details related to the State-Required reporting form:  http://www.fppc.ca.gov/content/dam/fppc/NS-Documents/TAD/Form 700/2017-18/Form 700 2017-2018.pdf and the following link for the City of San Jose Family Gift Reporting Form http://www.sanjoseca.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/229.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Dec 04, 2018
The Department is currently recruiting multiple Associate Engineer positions of different disciplines (Civil and Structural) and may be assigned to work in the following area:   Transportation and Hydraulic Services Division The Transportation and Hydraulics Services Division is responsible for the design, construction, and master plan of bridges, culverts, streets, sidewalks, storm and sanitary sewers, pump stations, streetlights, landscape and hardscape improvements, traffic signals, and supports construction and engineering, upgrade and revitalization of the San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility. In addition, this division provides general engineering plan review for general projects and electrical engineering review for projects constructed by private developers.   City Facilities Architectural Services Division CFAS Division has the primary responsibility for the delivery of capital improvements projects on City properties and provides design and construction services for public buildings, landscape improvements, and capital maintenance projects, including recreational facilities, parks, trails, libraries, public safety facilities, and various cultural facilities.   The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills, and supreme work ethic. The position requires excellent judgement, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility, and written and verbal communication skills. Under the direction of an Associate Engineer, these candidates will perform, but are not limited to, the key responsibilities listed below:   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (Dependent upon the position/discipline for which they may be selected.)   Prepares and/or reviews designs, improvement plans, estimates, specifications, and contract documents for capital improvement projects, private development projects or other engineering related projects that are prepared by subordinates and/or consultants engaged by the City or by private developers. Reviews and responds to Request for Information memos (RFIs) and submittals, negotiate change orders and review pay applications. Manages projects, i.e., oversees, controls, and guides the project. Negotiates, prepares and manages consultant agreements and/or construction contracts. Supervises staff such as Engineers and Engineering Technicians by prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations. Supervises the collection and analysis of field data and prepares recommendations. Responsible for interfacing with the public, consultants, contractors, other City departments/sections, and other agencies, and is responsible for timely response to the stakeholders' requests and concerns on projects. Coordinates with construction inspectors and attends field meetings to resolve problems arising in the field during the construction of a public improvement project. Prepares clearly written and effective reports and Council Memos. Working with client to prepare project scoping and budgeting. Tracks and manages project costs using appropriate tools and resources. Responsible for permitting, managing, and designing capital projects.   Responsibilities specific to the City Facilities Architectural Services (CFAS) Civil and Structural positions: Associate Engineer (Civil): Prepares and/or reviews designs, improvement plans, estimates, specifications, and contract documents for capital improvement projects, or other engineering related projects that are prepared by subordinates and/or consultants engaged by the City. Reviews and responds to Request for Information memos (RFIs) and submittals, negotiate change orders and review pay applications. Manages projects, i.e., oversees, controls, and guides the project. Negotiates, prepares and manages consultant agreements and/or construction contracts. Supervises staff by prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations. Supervises the collection and analysis of field data and prepares recommendations. Responsible for interfacing with the public, consultants, contractors, other City departments/sections, and other agencies, and is responsible for timely response to the stakeholders' requests and concerns on projects. Coordinates with construction inspectors and attends field meetings to resolve problems arising in the field during the construction of a public improvement project. Prepares clearly written and effective reports and Council Memos. Tracks and manages project costs using appropriate tools and resources. Responsible for permitting, managing, and designing capital projects. Associate Engineer (Structural): The Associate Engineer (Structural) position performs project management on City of San Jose Capital Improvement Projects for city facilities, cultural facilities, parks, libraries, police buildings and fire stations, etc. Projects includes but not limited building, parks, facilities, etc. Performs engineering design, analysis, seismic evaluation, code review, permitting, cost estimate, feasibility study, scoping, construction management for structural engineering systems and other disciplinary area associated concrete, masonry, steel, and wood structures. Prepares and manages Master and Single Agreements in electrical engineering and other disciplinary area. Responsible for interfacing with the public, consultants, contractors, other City departments/sections, and other agencies. 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
Dec 04, 2018
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate's qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Division Manager classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    The Public Works Department is seeking to fill (1) Divison Manager position to lead the Technology Services Division.       This position leads all activities in a division of approximately 25 employees, participates in the leadership of the Department, and works collaboratively across City Departments.  In addition, the ability to establish working relationships with external and internal stakeholders will be required for the candidate to be successful in this position.    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Manages the technology, procurement programs, and various projects that impact critical operations for the Department of Public Works and several city-wide services. Directs the City's Geographic Informations Systems (GIS) program, Capital Program Management System (CPMS), and the Fleet and Facilities Enterprise Asset Management (EAM). Allocates technology and procurement budgets and resources and creates funding strategies for programs. Develops and implements programs and platforms to support the Department and City goals. Manages the contracts/consultants and vendor agreements. Participates in city-wide technology initiatives and stays up to date on business and industry information.  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, such as technology, procurement process, and GIS programs. Collaboration – Develops networks and builds alliances; engages in cross-functional activities. Communication - 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. Creativity – Addresses objectives and problems while questioning traditional assumptions/solutions in order to generate creative ideas and new ways of doing business; exhibits creativity and innovation when contributing to organizational and individual objectives; seeks out opportunities to improve, streamline, reinvent work processes. Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. 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, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational supports and direction. Management – Evaluates priorities to ensure the 'true' top priorities are handled satisfactorily; sets clear goals for the employees and the work unit.