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24 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 19, 2019
Full Time
The City of San José is recruiting for a Information Systems Analyst in the Public Works Department. As a technical lead, this position will be responsible for overseeing and managing client-devices and day-to-day Customer Support services.   The City of San José believes in the model of utilizing technology as a means for increased optimization as well as cost savings. With significant technology refresh and upgrade, there is a greater need for highly skilled technical hands-on leadership, oversight and technical project management. This position requires strong technical hands-on experience and leadership skills, as well as the ability to take initiative and direct others. We are seeking an individual with a willingness to adapt to an ever changing business, as well as an ever changing technical environment.   The ideal candidate must be able to take full ownership of managing infrastructure operations, and leading projects to completion. This position demands a proven ability to resolve complex technical issues with limited resources. A forward thinking team leader and team player with a positive attitude are essential to this position.   Duties may include but are not limited to:   §   Provide visionary/technical leadership for the Department’s client infrastructure and operations which includes: desktops, mobile devices, phones, and other infrastructure related applications §   Provide technical leadership and supervise desktop support engineers and technicians §   Perform hands-on system/application configuration and advanced troubleshooting infrastructure issues to ensure service availability to meet service level expectations §   Develop technical guidelines to a governance framework to ensure best practices and security §   Lead in the implementation of projects to completion §   Coordinate IT service needs with departments §   Manage Department’s Technology Assets including tracking, replacement, and surplus of equipment §   Ensure the Desktop Support team is meeting and exceeding performance expectations as defined through metrics and benchmarks §   Employee work plans and performance appraisals   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. The ideal candidate will also possess a combination of the following knowledge and hands-on experience:   §   Experience developing 5-year technology roadmap for department, funding support, and ensure the team is meeting and exceeding performance expectations as defined through metrics and benchmarks.   §   Hands-on experience managing and supporting technologies such as: o    Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) o    Mobile Device Management (MDM) o    Experience in building and deploying Windows 10 images and/or provisioning virtual machines. o    Microsoft Windows 10 and 2012/2016 Server o    Desktop deployment: Building images and/or provisioning virtual machines. o    System admin tools (e.g. Event Viewer, MDT, USMT, PDQ, vCenter, vMotion, etc.) o    Networking: DHCP, DNS, subnets, gateways, etc. o    User account admin: Microsoft Windows Active Directory GPOs o    Applications: Office 365 Suite, IE/Edge, etc. o    Security:   Windows security patches (WSUS) and antivirus servers (TrendMicro) o    Troubleshooting: reviewing and analyzing system logs, identifying system issues, applying remediation, and performing system preventative maintenance. o    Security Management such as antivirus and patch management for desktop and servers o    Experience managing, configuring, deploying and troubleshooting client devices including desktops, laptops, thin clients (Dell Wyse) and tablets/mobile devices (Surface Pro, iPad, iPhone, Android) o    Experience managing Windows security patches (WSUS) and antivirus servers (TrendMicro) o    Provides direction in reviewing and analyzing system logs, identifying system issues, applying remediation, and performing system preventative maintenance. o    Experience with managing and troubleshooting Windows OS and applications (Windows 7/10, Office 365 Suite, IE/Edge, etc.) o    Working knowledge of VMware VDI deployment and Airwatch/InTune mobile device management o    Experience writing technical documentation o    Implementation of agile methodology towards daily task management   Problem Solving – Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.   Team Work and Interpersonal Skills – Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.   Communication Skills – Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.   Project Management – Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives.   Supervision – Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; provides motivational support;   create work assignments that empower staff with decision-making responsibilities and are balanced with realistic priorities, skills and maximum benefit to the organization.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 19, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Contract Compliance Assistant classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. The Public Works Department is currently recruiting candidates for a Contract Compliance Assistant to fill a vacant position in its Labor Compliance Division. 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 position supports contract compliance staff to ensure that City contractors pay their employees the proper wages and benefits as defined by City, State and Federal regulations. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills and a strong work ethic. This position requires excellent judgment, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility, and written and verbal communication skills. Key Responsibilities Provide compliance support services through direct contact, telephone, and by correspondence to contractors, vendors, and City departments to ensure compliance information is understood and accessible. Maintain a large relational database system by inputting incoming notice of intent to contract data, final contract award data, and compliance document submittals. Under direction, prepare outgoing letters requesting routine compliance submittals, employee surveys, or other documentation. Prepare corresponding contractor/vendor files and ensures incoming documents are filed appropriately. Generate database reports as requested. Assist other contract compliance staff in planning, implementing, and evaluating contractor/ vendor compliance submittals. Utilize a variety of software applications including word-processing, spreadsheet programs, or equivalent database program.   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. Knowledge of City of San Jose living wage, minimum wage and prevailing wage policies. Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts. Computer Skills  - experience with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. Multi-Tasking - Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s).
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 19, 2019
Full Time
The Communications Division implements environmental media, outreach and marketing activities to support the health of our community and environment. The Communications Division performs work that includes strategic communications planning, multicultural community engagement, media relations, social media, collateral development and website management.   The annual salary range for Senior Public Information Representative is $97,032-$118,206.40.   The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Public Information Representative classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    This position plays a key role in realizing ESD’s strategic plan. He/she supports the Public Information Manager and supervises Public Information Representatives.   The successful candidate will be a highly organized and flexible individual who demonstrates sound judgment, strategic thinking and the ability to relate to and motivate a diverse group. Specific duties will involve developing strategic communications plans and budgets; writing and editing news releases, social media posts, brochures, newsletters, websites, Council memos, ads and citizen correspondence; serving as spokesperson; responding to media inquiries related to sensitive or controversial public policy issues; interacting with the media, including researching data, pitching stories and conducting interviews; enhancing San José’s reputation for environmental leadership through excellent communications; researching best practices to improve the effectiveness of communications; developing and deploying innovative ideas and practices; overseeing surveys and other evaluation mechanisms; and maintaining in-depth knowledge of environmental programs and services. The Senior Public Information Representative should have the ability to build strong relationships with the community and present to community groups.   He/she should also have the ability to mentor and coach staff to manage successful public awareness campaigns. The successful candidate will continue to foster a collaborative, creative and professional work environment.   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
Jul 17, 2019
Full Time
The Administrative Services Division provides key support to fiscal & accounting, employee services, budget & fund management, information technology, and clerical services. This position belongs to the ESD Information Technology team (ESD IT) that is responsible for providing technology support to ESD and it reports to one of two application managers. This position includes, among other duties, supporting technology systems for an illegal dumping inspection system and a world-class Wastewater Laboratory. The primary work site for this position is the Regional Wastewater Facility at Los Esteros Road.   The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Systems Application Programmer classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    This is the entry level class in the Systems Applications Programmer series. An employee of this class performs systems applications programming analytical work of routine difficulty.   The ESD Systems Applications Programmer will be responsible for reviewing and analyzing program change requests for completeness and compatibility with supported systems. They will prepare detailed documentation and operating instructions of fully operational programs, convert program specification requirements of limited scope into computer programs, and confer with operating department users, superiors, and other technical personnel in resolving problems encountered in the support of programs. They will extract and analyze data from systems and present reports to end-users and management. They will perform basic end-user customer support and training for applications.   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
Jul 17, 2019
Full Time
The Department is recruiting to fill multiple Associate Construction Inspector vacancies in the Engineering Services Division. These vacancies are assigned to the Construction Management Services and Materials Testing Laboratory sections.   The Associate Construction Inspectors assigned to the Construction Management Services-Capital Program section are responsible for technical inspection services to ensure compliance with City and State Standards and Specifications. Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:   Inspects methods and materials used in the construction of streets, alleys, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, storm drains, catch basins, driveways, approaches, culverts, sewers, and landscaping for compliance with plans; reviews and interprets construction plans and specifications. Inspects actual field construction from rough grading to finished paving of streets, including installation of storm and sanitary sewer systems, concrete structures, utility installations, street lights, and traffic signal systems. Schedules final inspections and recommends acceptance of projects. Determines the acceptability of materials, especially when there is a question of inferior quality, including researching and reviewing records, logs, and data of various kinds. Ensures conformance to OSHA safety regulations, including shoring of trenches, proper use of equipment and machines, and adequate public traffic control. Employees may be required to lift test equipment, tools and construction materials with the use of proper equipment.  The Associate Construction Inspector assigned to the Materials Testing Lab (MTL) is responsible coordinating, supervising, and performing materials sampling and testing of various construction materials to ensure compliance with City and State Standards and Specifications. Under the supervision of a Senior Construction Engineer or Associate Civil Engineer, this candidate will perform the key responsibilities listed below. Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:     Performs complex materials sampling or testing conforming to stringent test procedures established by ASTM, CALTRANS or AASHTO. Performs field compaction tests on native soil, base rock, treated bases, and asphalt pavements using nuclear gauges. Samples Hot Mix Asphalt and the asphalt plant or at the job site and transports to lab for testing. Fabricates concrete test cylinders (or beams) at the job site and carefully transports to lab for moisture curing. Monitors and tests placement of Lime and Cement Treated bases at the job site. Schedules and assigns field testing, sampling and inspection tasks using Laboratory Management System database. Completes and reviews material test reports for completeness and accuracy prior to supervisors review. Participates in AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL) and Concrete Cement Reference Laboratory (CCRL) Proficiency Sample Programs. Review plans and specifications to determine proper testing requirements and standards. Plan, assign, and supervise the work performed by, Engineering Technicians, Student Interns, Trainees and other assigned personnel. Employees may be exposed to chemicals, moving vehicular traffic, and may be required to lift test equipment, tools and construction materials with the use of proper equipment. The Associate Construction Inspector assigned to the Construction Management Services-Development Services inspection group are responsible for technical inspection services to ensure compliance with City and State Standards and Specifications. Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:   Inspects methods and materials used in the construction of streets, alleys, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, storm drains, catch basins, driveways, approaches, culverts, sewers, Storm Drain Treatment Control Measures (TCM'S) and landscaping for compliance with plans; reviews and interprets construction plans and specifications. Inspects actual field construction from rough grading to finished paving of streets, including installation of storm and sanitary sewer systems, concrete structures, utility installations, street lights, and signal systems. Schedules final inspections and recommends acceptance of projects. Determines the acceptability of materials, especially when there is a question of inferior quality, including researching and reviewing records, logs, and data of various kinds. Ensures conformance to OSHA safety regulations, including shoring of trenches, proper use of equipment and machines, and adequate public traffic control. Employees may be required to lift test equipment, tools and construction materials with the use of proper 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.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 17, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Analyst classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    Retirement Services is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Analyst in the Benefits Division.    Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:   Has oversight of all aspects of retirement benefits administration for active and retired members of the two retirement plans, such as, retirement planning and counseling; set-up of retirement payments; counseling in the event of member deaths, processing payments, calculating and setting up survivorship payments; administer retiree medical, dental and other insurances; disability retirement case management; calculate and set-up purchase service or redeposit contracts; calculate and set up various retirement benefit adjustments, such as worker’s compensation off-sets; review and processing all divorce documents, calculating impact and setting up accounts for payment to ex-spouse; research and reconcile data discrepancies and/or special contributions, such as military pay; other benefit related duties as required to ensure proper administration of retirement benefits   In addition to oversight of the services ORS benefits provides, the Senior Analyst supervises up to six staff.  This supervision includes; management of vacation and sick time; timecard approvals; performance appraisals; management of controls and policies/procedures; implementation of changing benefits and or code changes; maintaining performance standards; quality review of analyst and staff technician work; and management of any special projects as needed.   The ideal candidate will have experience with employee benefit programs.  Knowledge of public sector or large organization budget procedures and policies is also desired.   Although public sector experience is not required, a successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively in a unionized civil service environment.   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
Jul 17, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Sanitary Engineer classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    The Watershed Protection Division of the Environmental Services Department is currently recruiting for a Sanitary Engineer in the Environmental Engineering section of the Pretreatment Program.   This recruitment may also be used to fill future positions within other sections and divisions in the Environmental Services Department.     The Watershed Protection Division provides services that support the City’s efforts to protect water quality in local creeks and in the Bay.   These services are integral to the City’s management of both wastewater and stormwater.   The Watershed Protection Division is comprised of more than 100 employees with four key functions: Stormwater Management, Environmental Enforcement, Industrial Pretreatment, and Laboratory Services.   The Pretreatment Program consists of the Source Control and Environmental Engineering sections and is responsible for implementing the federal- and state-mandated pretreatment program for industrial discharges to the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility.   The program is required by the Facility’s NPDES permit and is aimed at ensuring that certain dischargers have adequate treatment prior to the discharge of industrial wastewater to the sanitary sewer in order to protect water quality and the integrity of the wastewater collection and treatment systems.   On an annual basis, the Pretreatment Program inspects approximately 350 businesses, collects more than 1,900 water quality samples, and reviews more than 900 self-monitoring reports.   This group also permits and conducts inspections of newly regulated facilities such as dental offices.   Sanitary Engineers are responsible for evaluating industrial and commercial facilities for compliance with federal, state, and local pretreatment requirements; writing and issuing Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permits; conducting plan check reviews of industrial, commercial facilities and performing specialized environmental engineering studies in support the Pretreatment Program, the Watershed Enforcement Program, and the Regional Wastewater Facility.   Typical work activities and duties include:   -        Managing the elements necessary for compliance with federal, state, and local codes and regulations including. -        Determining applicable regulations for industrial and commercial processes and operations           -        Developing, processing, and managing Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permits   -        Reviewing compliance with permit conditions -        Reviewing plans to determine if a permit is required -        Operating a city vehicle to conduct inspections at industrial and commercial facilities to verify permit requirements -        Understanding and interpreting complex regulations related to industrial waste pollution control principles -        Performing specialized watershed studies, research, or analysis in support of the Facility’s NPDES permit or other regulatory requirements -        Utilizing complex database systems, particularly as a management tool and for data retrieval and analysis. -        Incumbents in this position are responsible for conducting site inspections to prepare industrial discharge permits or conduct other studies.     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
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Systems Application Programmer classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   The Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Information Technology (PBCE IT) team is responsible for several Off-The-Shelf (OTS) and custom systems and applications that support the daily operation of 1)  the PBCE department ( http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=205  ) and 2   the Development Services  process (http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=206 ) at the City of San Jose .    PBCE’s current IT landscape includes: ·          Permitting & Compliance (CSDC’s AMANDA  https://www.csdcsystems.com/solutions/permitting-and-compliance-solutions/ , custom Public Portal) ·          Business Intelligence (Crystal Reports, Quick&Simple Reports in AMANDA) ·          Resource Planning & Scheduling (qMatic, custom inspection scheduling and assignment) ·          Document Scanning & Conversion (Panagon Capture, QuickStroke, custom scanning and indexing application) ·          Collaboration (SharePoint) ·           Enterprise Content Management (Custom and SharePoint) ·           Enterprise Service Bus/Enterprise Application Integration (MuleESB)   PBCE’s future IT landscape will also include: ·          Electronic Plan Review ·          GIS Viewer ·          Mobile/Field Inspection   PBCE IT mainly uses PL/SQL, SQL, Java, Visual Basic, JavaScript, ASP, HTML languages.  We use Eclipse, Toad, Oracle Developer, Microsoft Visual Basic, MuleESB AnyPoint IDEs and IDEs built into the OTS software.   The Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill two full time and one Overstrength Senior Systems Applications Programmer (SSAP) positions to support the development and maintenance of the above systems and applications.  The Overstrength position is currently approved through June 30, 2018.  Our candidates should have technical experience in at least one or more items in each of the following four skills groups:  1)  Systems: CSDC’s AMANDA or Accela’s Land Management, writing Crystal Reports, ECM such as Sharepoint, ESB such as MuleESB, ESRI GIS, Case Management/Tracking systems   2)  Languages: PL/SQL, SQL, Java, Visual Basic, JavaScript, ASP, HTML   3)   IDEs: Eclipse, Toad, Oracle Developer, Microsoft Visual Basic, MuleESB AnyPoint IDEs   4)   Others: Project Management concepts, version control system,  automation test tool such as Selenium or Sahi, Office Suite,  Alphinat’s SmartGuide, Windows Desktop and Server OS environments, basic system administration, Restful Webservices, data structures, IIS and J2EE server administration   Duties may include: ·          Develop new or customize existing systems and applications       using PL/SQL, SQL, Java, Visual Basic, JavaScript, ASP, HTML ·          Document defects and enhancements ·          Maintain existing systems and applications ·          Provide end-user training and support ·          Prepare and update end-user and technical documentation ·          Test ·          Training peers on programming related topics 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
Jul 13, 2019
Full Time
The Community Energy department is seeking to fill one (1) Division Manager position to lead the department's Budget and Financial Planning team. This position will supervise one Program Manager, one Senior Analyst, and one Senior Account Clerk, and will report to the Director of Community Energy. The position is responsible for managing all of the financial actions for the department. Duties include: tracking cash flow and financial planning, as well as analyzing the department's financial strengths and weaknesses and proposing corrective action, when needed. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in financial analysis and planning, fiscal management, and/or financial modeling. This is a fast-paced position, requiring an individual who can "hit the ground running" in order to manage the following key areas: Financial Planning: Working with the Director and other City departments to develop financial policies, reserve targets, and manage all aspects of the department's financial functions; Overseeing modeling and software analytics (e.g. Excel modeling, SQL skills, database programming); Proposing corrective actions to ensure the department is financially stable; Technical analysis of programs and policies that affect SJCE operations. Budget Management: Developing, reconciling, and overseeing the annual budget process; Assisting other managers and team members with forecasting budget needs and tracking costs; Tracking costs and variances related to the approved budget and long-term forecasts; Overseeing cost-benefit analysis and funding for various department initiatives; Fiscal Operations: Overseeing accounts payable and receivable, the year-end accrual process, and payroll; Overseeing all financial reporting, including quarterly and annual financial reports; Overseeing staff and consultants on projects related to rates and financial analysis; Financial Modeling: Performing scenario analysis, as it relates to the department's pro forma; Overseeing electric rate setting, forecasting, and analysis based on the department's cost and utility benchmarks; Strategic Analytic Support: Working closely with the City's Finance and Budget department's to ensure that the Community Energy department is in compliance with City policies and practices. 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. Salary Information The current salary range for Division Manager is: $106,318.114 - $162,386.659 The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate's qualifications and experience. Competencies The following competencies are needed at entry into the job in order to perform the essential duties: 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. Leadership - leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, encourages and rewards risk-taking, allowing others to learn from mistakes; identifies a clear, motivating, challenging vision, and direction; builds architecture to implement that vision and direction and empowers and enables organizational members to carry out and implement that vision. Management - evaluates priorities to ensure the 'true' top priorities are handled satisfactorily; sets clear goals for the employees and the work unit; understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements; ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Decision Making - identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. Partnering/Networking - in taking action, demonstrates an understanding and consideration of how it will impact stakeholders and affected areas in the organization; develops networks and builds alliances; participates in cross-functional activities to achieve organizational objectives; achieves positive outcomes by identifying common interests, clarifying differences, and achieving consensus or compromise. Innovation - stays abreast of government, business, industry, and market information that may reveal opportunities for innovative services; actively seeks out and identifies opportunities to develop and offer new services within or outside the organization; exhibits creativity and innovation when contributing to organizational and individual objectives; seeks out opportunities to improve, streamline, reinvent work processes. 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.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 13, 2019
Full Time
Salary Information:   Instrument Control Technician I an nual salary: $82,659.20-$100,588.80, hourly $39.74-$48.36 Instrument Control Technician II annual salary: $86,840.00-$105,643.20 , hourly $41.75-$50.79 Instrument Control Technician III annual salary: $91,187.20-$110,822.40 , hourly $43.84-$53.28 Instrument Control Technician IV annual salary: $95,784.00-$116,417.60 , hourly $46.05-$55.97 The San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) is currently recruiting for Instrument Control Technicians to be part of its team. The Instrument Control Technician is responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, and servicing a wide variety of instruments and systems throughout the Facility. This position will utilize your skills and experience with electronic, electric, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and other recording, indicating, alarm and control instrumentation devices.   This is a four level flexibly-staffed class that is the entry/journeyman level in the Instrument Control series. Instrument Control Technicians have responsibility for performing routine instrumentation and telemetric systems maintenance and repair activities. Instrument Control Technician IV is responsible for performing more advanced maintenance and repair work, overseeing program elements and administrative duties, and may serve as a lead to lower-level technicians.   Duties may include:   Repairing, troubleshooting, installation, maintenance, and calibration of process and analytical instrumentation; identifying, isolating, and solving system, network, and equipment problems.   Maintaining, operating, installing, adjusting and calibrating control systems and equipment.   Programming, configuring, designing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and proportional integral derivative controller (PID), and optimizing the analytical, recording, and electronic or pneumatic control instruments and related equipment.   Design, fabricate and install instrument and telemetric systems and components that include: Ensuring code compliance, system function and installation code requirements are meet.   Use CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to fill out work orders and maintains records.   Creating and updating engineering drawings, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID).   Purchases equipment, parts and supplies including: selecting vendors; filling out paperwork; coordinating purchases.   Operating computer programs for testing electrical equipment; operating electrical and electronic test equipment, including meggers, ammeters, voltmeters, multimeters, oscilloscopes, loop calibrators and signal generators.   Determining and calculating circuit requirements.   Performing other duties of a similar nature or level.   Instrument Control Technicians may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, and intense noises, and may be required to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. Some tasks may require the wearing of self-containing breathing apparatus.    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
Jul 13, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Principal Permit Specialist classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    The Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Department's mission is to facilitate the preservation and building of a safe, attractive, vibrant and sustainable San José through partnership with and exceptional service to our diverse communities and customers.   The incumbent in this position will be responsible for supervising a unit of technical and clerical staff in performing a variety of development reviews, permit issuance, and counter functions related to development review processes and permit issuance. Duties may include but are not limited to: supervision, training, preparation of training materials and programs, monitoring of and distribution of workloads, creating and updating customer handouts and information; work on complex special projects as assigned.   Assigned duties require the exercise of judgment to determine development approval requirements, fee analysis, fee assessment and refund decisions sometimes without clear precedents and often with concern for the consequences of the action. This class has full supervisory responsibility over Permit Specialist/Sr. Permit Specialist and other clerical Permit Center staff.   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.   Collaboration - develops networks and builds alliances; engages in cross-functional activities.   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.   Conflict Management - uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.   Customer Service - approaches problem-solving by focusing on customers first; advocates for customer results point of view; demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently in a timely,   accurate, respectful and friendly manner.   Decision Making - identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for   choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.   Initiative - exhibits self-directed, resourceful and creative behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility or workload and accept challenges; pursue continuing educational opportunities which promote enhanced job performance.   Supervision - sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources.   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
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time
Community Energy is seeking one (1) full-time Analyst I/II to assist the Contract Management and Administrative Services division. The ideal candidate is a confident self-starter with a background in human resources and/or contract development and management.   The Analyst I/II will serve as employee services liaison, managing recruitments, analyzing employment data, conducting internal audits, and providing general administrative support to the department. This position will also work closely with numerous City Administrative partners (e.g., Purchasing, the City Attorney’s Office, the City Manager’s Office, and Employee Relations) in order to develop and execute a variety of contracts and related documents.   A dedicated, organized, and professional individual is needed to creatively offer their support by:   Tracking and monitoring contracts and related documents (e.g., memos, service orders); Generating contract status reports; Facilitating the procurement process (e.g., RFP/RFQ); Providing strategic support for the Risk Oversight Committee; Overseeing the department's on-boarding process; Producing a variety of administrative reports; Supporting positions and class audits; Coordinating the Management and Non-Management Performance Appraisal process; Serving as the Safety and Worker's Compensation liaison; Overseeing the FMLA and Leave of Absence process; Actively supporting employee recognition and engagement; and Assisting with other duties as assigned. 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. Salary Information The current salary range for Analyst I is: $69,139.20 - $84,073.60 The current salary range for Analyst II is: $75,462.40 - $91,707.20 The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Analyst I/II classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing, non-pensionable, compensation pay. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies,a s demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills 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. Continuous Improvement - Actively identifies new areas for learning and regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities. Customer Service – Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. Fiscal Management – Understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements. Flexibility - Makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work processes, timeframes, performance expectations, organizational culture, or work environment. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Reliability – Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 11, 2019
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. These positions require grasping, reaching, bending, pulling, kneeling/crouching/squatting, lifting, and carrying objects up to 100 pounds to complete the described job duties; Standing and walking are performed intermittently.   Some positions are currently approved through June 30, 2020 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, California, United States
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time
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 DPW is currently recruiting multiple Associate Engineering Technician positions that support work in several divisions, including Transportation and Hydraulic Services (THS) Division, Engineering Services (ES) Division, and Development Services (DS) Division.   THS 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.   ES is comprised of four sections: Construction Management Services, Structural Engineering and Code Inspection, Material Testing Laboratory, and Survey.  This division provides technical support services for Capital Improvement Projects, development/utility permit projects, inspection oversight, Underground Service Alert (USA) services, land surveying, monument preservation services, field and laboratory testing, pavement design and evaluations, and building code inspection services.   DS provides permitting services for development projects and reviews plans and issuance of permits for the construction of utility infrastructure and encroachment on City streets. This division is also responsible for program including storm water control, flood hazard zones, geologic hazard zones, grading and erosion control, mapping, street and easement vacation, and special assessment districts.   Key Responsibilities (Dependent upon the position/discipline for which they may be selected.)   Performs technical planning and research, basic design approach, and the layout of assigned projects including civil, electrical mechanical, and hydraulic provisions. Prepares engineering drawings, contract specifications, and cost estimates. Reviews a variety of construction plans, as built drawings, and cost estimates for compliance and/or consistency with project specifications and requirements. Performs roadway, building, landscaping, and other project drafting, including structural detailing for final plans. Performs sub-professional engineering, architectural, and landscape architectural studies of moderate difficulty for projects. Conducts geological and historical research; reviews soil reports that describe soil condition, type, seismic hazards, and related factors. Operates and utilizes a variety of specialized software programs relevant to work performed. Performs a variety of project and office support technical tasks such as scheduling work requests, routing test reports, and providing assistance to field inspection staff. Prepares graphical documents for reports and presentations. May inspect actual field construction of rough and finished grading, storm and sanitary sewer systems, placement of bed rock, installation of concrete structures, utility installations, street lights, signal systems, electrical installations, municipal buildings, and landscaping. Conducts traffic surveys, and prepares findings and recommendations. Designs street light systems, including preparation of maps, diagrams, plans, contract documents, specifications and cost estimates; alters existing criteria in order to meet new requirements. Reads construction plans, maps and survey field notes to produce a contiguous map of the City; prepares computer readable data to produce maps and reports; prepares formats; prepares work orders for changes in the computer model Analyzes roadway improvement priorities; separates capital improvements from general improvements; reviews aerial prints and maps; researches plans and records of survey; and field checks projects. May record field notes and prepare maps and sketches from survey data; gather information and data to determine needs and work methods for proposed surveys, set up, adjust, and operate basic survey instruments. Performs field work, geological and historical research, research into soil condition and type, seismic hazards, etc. and prepares environmental clearances and EIR’s Competencies   The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.   Desirable competencies for this position include:   Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations.   Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.   Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.   Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.   Continuous Improvement – Actively identifies new areas for learning and regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities.   Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.   Multi-Tasking – Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s).   Initiative – Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance.   Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time
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.   DPW is currently recruiting multiple Senior Engineering Technician positions that support work in several divisions, including Facilities Management (FM) Division, Transportation and Hydraulic Services (THS) Division, Engineering Services (ES) Division, and Development Services (DS) Division.   This position will be responsible for providing technical support to a variety of Public Works’ projects through planning, detailed design, bid and award, procurement, construction, post construction, and code compliance. This position may supervise and train lower level engineering technicians and/or administrative staff.   FM delivers facilities maintenance and support services to provide safe, efficient, comfortable, attractive, and functional buildings and facilities. This position administers procurement processes and minor public works contracts, supports yard management duties of the Central Service Corporation Yard, and serves as the liaison with tenants from four separate City Departments and two Non-Profit Organizations.   THS 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.   ES is comprised of four sections: Construction Management Services, Structural Engineering and Code Inspection, Material Testing Laboratory, and Survey.  This division provides technical support services for Capital Improvement Projects, development/utility permit projects, inspection oversight, Underground Service Alert (USA) services, land surveying, monument preservation services, field and laboratory testing, pavement design and evaluations, and building code inspection services.   DS provides permitting services for development projects and reviews plans and issuance of permits for the construction of utility infrastructure and encroachment on City streets. This division is also responsible for program including storm water control, flood hazard zones, geologic hazard zones, grading and erosion control, mapping, street and easement vacation, and special assessment districts.   Key Responsibilities for THS, ES, and DS: (Dependent upon the position/discipline for which they may be selected.)   Interprets, analyzes, and reviews construction plans, topographic survey data, field notes, video inspections, detailed drawings, charts, and technical specifications. Prepares schematic drawings and final design plans using manual and computer-aided drafting, visual aids for project presentations, engineering calculations, quantity take-off, and cost estimating for proposed capital improvement projects. Performs field investigations, as required, to review and verify existing field conditions, and make field measurements and notes. Coordinates utility plan requests and project design plan review with other agencies and other City departments. May assist in the solicitation of bids, bid opening, bid analysis and award of construction contracts, and provide construction support such as processing construction contracts, material submittals, payletters, contract change orders, and other pertinent documents during the construction and close-out phases of projects. Initiates contracts to maintain, repair, renew, or make additions to City facilities, administers and inspects progress of work; verifies quality of work and approves for payment Performs technical planning and research, basic design approach, and the layout of assigned projects including civil, electrical mechanical, and hydraulic provisions. Reviews a variety of construction plans, as built drawings, and cost estimates for compliance and/or consistency with project specifications and requirements. Performs sub-professional engineering, architectural, and landscape architectural studies of moderate difficulty for projects. Conducts geological and historical research; reviews soil reports that describe soil condition, type, seismic hazards, and related factors. Operates and utilizes a variety of specialized software programs relevant to work performed. Performs a variety of project and office support technical tasks such as scheduling work requests, routing test reports, and providing assistance to field inspection staff. Prepares graphical documents for reports and presentations. May inspect actual field construction of rough and finished grading, storm and sanitary sewer systems, placement of bed rock, installation of concrete structures, utility installations, street lights, signal systems, electrical installations, and municipal buildings, and landscaping. Conducts traffic surveys, and prepares findings and recommendations. Designs street light systems, including preparation of maps, diagrams, plans, contract documents, specifications and cost estimates; alters existing criteria in order to meet new requirements. Reads construction plans, maps and survey field notes to produce a contiguous map of the City; prepares computer readable data to produce maps and reports; prepares formats; prepares work orders for changes in the computer model Analyzes roadway improvement priorities; separates capital improvements from general improvements; reviews aerial prints and maps; researches plans and records of survey; and field checks projects. May record field notes and prepare maps and sketches from survey data; gathers information and data to determine needs and work methods for proposed surveys, sets up, adjusts and operates basic survey instruments. Performs field work, geological and historical research, research into soil condition and type, seismic hazards, etc. and prepares environmental clearances and EIR’s.   Key Responsibilities for Facilities Management: Supervises one or more technicians and/or inspectors and schedules assignments according to priority. Manages hazardous materials handling, ensuring compliance with all applicable codes and regulations and serves on related committees citywide. Creates and maintains databases and prepares technical reports related to life cycle cost analysis in citywide facilities and maintenance oversight of the City’s Non-Profit Operated Facilities. Administers minor public works contracts, consultant agreements, and procurement processes. Works with outside consultants and contractors to develop and maintain programs in the repair, maintenance, and improvements of City Facilities. Reviews and prepares plans and specifications, bid documents, and administers contracts, gives final inspection, and acceptance of projects. Organizes and maintains plan room and Hazardous Material Library for City Facilities. Manages parking and access control system for the Central Service Yard.  Competencies   The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.   Desirable competencies for this position include:   Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations.   Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.   Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.   Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.   Continuous Improvement – Actively identifies new areas for learning and regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities.   Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.   Initiative – Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance.   Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.   Technology Use/Management - Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve program effectiveness.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
The Public Works Department is looking to fill two (2) Air Conditioning Mechanic vacancies. 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.    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
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
The Employment Division works with managers to make timely hires and retain the best employees.  In a fast-changing world, team members keep up-to-date on best practices in human resources and what's important to the departments they serve.  Customers rely on the Employment Division as trusted Business Partners who find solutions that help them achieve their goals. The Division is recruiting for a Senior Analyst to join the team.  Senior Analysts act as Business Partners to client departments, ensuring that their Employment needs (recruitment, selection, and classification) are met.  Senior Analysts report to the Division Manager and are each responsible for developing and implementing strategies to meet the recruitment and classification needs of their assigned departments and for direct supervision and coordination of workload Analysts.  Employment Analysts are responsible for recruiting qualified applicants by developing and administering valid selection processes and for conducting classification projects such as individual position studies, new job class development and class specification revision. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals with a passion for recruitment and selection to develop innovative, creative solutions for timely and effective recruitment processes. The position requires strong organizational skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with all City Departments and with other key stakeholders within the City of San Jose organizational structure and to represent the City to applicants, both internal and external.  Attention to detail and a strong customer service perspective are critical. The position requires creative thinkers who are willing to develop and implement strategies to meet department needs.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   Actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Analyst classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   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. Analytical Thinking - approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue. Communication Skills - effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Computer Skills - experience with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. Customer Service - demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor.   Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.   Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promote job performance.   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 support and direction.   Planning - Acts to align own unit's goals with the strategic direction of the organization; Defines tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources to meet those objectives.   Problem Solving – Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.   Supervision - Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Deputy Director classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  The City of San José Information Technology Department (ITD) is seeking an exceptional Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) to lead its Business Solutions Division and to serve on the City’s IT Executive Staff. The Business Solutions Division is in the midst of a strategic rebuild. This leadership position will inspire team members and nurture a culture that is collaborative and customer centric at its core. The position is critical in helping the City achieve ambitious goals to innovate, accelerate delivery of solutions, and support deep collaboration to provide remarkable value to City customers. The current portfolio includes collaboration, productivity, database administration and enterprise resource planning. Additionally, the City will see continued growth in its Smart Cities and Internet-of-Things solutions portfolios the coming years. This IT leader will play a key role in helping to define those paths. The ideal leader of this division will plan, guide, and develop the team to provide World-class solutions through strong and integrated technology platforms, while also preparing the team for future technology investments focusing on: Superior customer experience, usability, user adoption and change management; Sustainable systems through strong strategic and technical planning; and Security and interoperability through identity, data, multi-cloud, and application service integrations. Working under the CIO and Assistant Chief Information Officer (ACIO), collaboration, responsiveness, employee development, and effective relationship management with teams across the City are critical to success for this IT leader. They will foster a team that is engaged, embraces innovation and change, and exemplifies exceptional customer service in delivering solutions that support City services to the residents of San Jose. The role is truly a player-coach—a person who can define a technical vision and architecture with their team, build each contributor up to execute that direction, work directly with the technologies, and enhance the larger City organization through the solutions and services their teams provide. When the Business Solutions group does well, they help San Jose’s families thrive and our businesses grow. Responsibilities: The Business Solutions Deputy CIO oversees a team of approximately 30 contributors and a portfolio of over 140 main business applications and growing. The team oversees a technical environment consisting of PeopleSoft HCM/Payroll; Cayenta FMS; Taleo; Hyperion; Oracle and MSSQL databases; Office 365 and SharePoint; Azure solutions; enterprise reporting and data visualization; and database administration services. The City practices agile and waterfall project management, reporting to an executive scrum of scrums, matching the appropriate methods to the initiative. Specific responsibilities include: 1.      Direct and lead multiple teams by establishing division goals and performance standards, conducting regular evaluations of the staff members' performance, and coaching staff members on performance and career development consistent with the departmental mission and expectations. 2.      Proactively monitor technology solutions and plan for system roadmaps that   will benefit the City's ability to provide services in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. 3.      Manages and develops the skills and competency of information technology staff based on current needs as well as emerging technologies or business strategies needed to support all work initiatives. 4.      In partnership with business leadership, understand strategic goals, objectives and high level requirements of City departments. 5.      Direct the allocation of resources to achieve timely outcomes and measurable goals within budget; recommend IT spending and participate in collaborative resource planning processes to ensure high-quality services at the lowest cost to the organization. Desired Qualifications: Strong product and project management experience and results, preferably including use of both agile and traditional approaches Strong personnel management skills, including staff development, coaching, evaluation, and hiring SharePoint managed as enterprise content management, intranet, eDiscovery, and/or online workflow solution Applied knowledge of systems, networking, and cloud services Strong communication, collaboration and conflict resolution skills, as well as, a high degree of emotional intelligence 3+ years of successful experience managing enterprise data and integration services to successful outcomes 3+ years of successful experience managing human resources, financials, and budget systems to successful outcomes PeopleSoft 9.2 and ongoing releases for Enterprise Resource Planning Implementing and managing business process automation and workflow solutions Implementation of change and release management processes and business architecture that yield a high-degree of business alignment 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.   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.   Project Management –  Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives.   Conflict Management –  Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people, by presenting the facts, analysis, and conclusions or solutions that show command of content and perspectives and interests of the audience.   Creativity –  Addresses objectiv es 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.   Analytical Thinking – Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.   Vision/Strategic Thinking – Supports, promotes, and ensures alignment with the organization’s vision and values; understands how an organization must change in light of internal and external trends and influences; builds a shared vision with others and influences others to translate vision to action.   Communication Skills  –   Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jul 10, 2019
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. The successful candidate will be hired at the Legal Administrative Assistant II level.  The annual salary range for a Legal Administrative Assistant II is $61,068.80 to $74,214.40. Additionally, 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, California, United States
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
The Department of Public Works is seeking to fill two (2) Security Officer positions.  These positions are responsible for performing work focused around security services at City Hall and providing a safe and orderly environment for staff and the public.  Shift rotation will be required every 6 months and will be based staff bids or the need of the department.   Duties include, but are not limited to, providing service to customers, monitoring closed circuit video and access control systems in Security Operation Center (SOC); escorting contractors to perform maintenance on security equipment; monitoring and/or inspecting vehicles at the garage entrance; issuing access badges to employees, interns or contractors for City Hall and other off-site locations. This position will also provide security coverage for various city meetings, public or private events, commissions and hearings in addition to coordinating with Police and Fire during emergency operations, medical calls or other related calls of service pertaining to the City Hall campus.   Current shifts for these positions are Monday through Friday, day and swing shifts, however, the position may at times provide coverage for meetings or events on weekends or special projects on the weekend that could fall on a City of San Jose recognized holiday.   These positions have a uniform requirement including a jacket & safety shoes. This classification receives an annual uniform allowance every year through the MEF bargaining unit Memorandum of Agreement. While on duty, incumbents of this position will be required to wear the approved uniform for this classification.   Selected candidate will need to successfully complete a background check prior to date of hire.     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.