City of San Jose

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16 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Sep 27, 2018
The Office of Councilmember Lan Diep is recruiting for a full-time Council Assistant.  Under the direction of the Councilmember, the position provides services in connection with policy analysis, research, communications, event planning, community outreach, and other related matters as needed and requested. The position requires an employee with strong and effective organizational skills; ability to handle multiple assignments; excellent written and oral communications skills, and the ability to develop and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with community members and neighborhood organizations, key stakeholders, and City staff.  Candidates must be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed, and as exempt management employees, are not eligible for overtime compensation. Employees in this classification are not members of the classified civil service and are appointed "at will."  Each appointment is for a specified period-of-time to be determined by the appointing Councilmember and does not extend past the end of the elected official's or appointing authority's term.  This unclassified position requires a disclosure of outside investments, real property interest, income, and business positions.  Typical Duties: The Council Assistant will be primarily responsible for the following tasks:  - Gathering background information relative to issues pending before the City Council - Analyzing a wide variety of materials on assigned projects, programs, and topics - Preparation or assisting in preparation of speeches, articles, or other communications for the Councilmember - Responding to constituent inquiries and issues, resolving complaints, and interpreting operating policies for residents of the community and other interested parties - Attending and representing the Councilmember at City-related meetings and activities, meeting with governmental agencies, private industry, and related meetings - Planning and managing special events and coordinating arrangements for community meetings and programs - Administering grants to non-profits - Performing shared office duties including constituent database maintenance and constituent recognition - Facilitating the City Councilmember's attendance at community events - Performs other duties of a similar nature or level as required
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Sep 27, 2018
The Office of Councilmember Lan Diep is recruiting for a Community Relations Coordinator/Representative to assist communication and public information efforts of the District office.  The selected individual may be classified as Community Relations Coordinator or Representative, based on relevant education and experience.  Education and/or experience in the fields of marketing, communications, public information or public relations is highly desirable.  The following are examples of the types of job duties and responsibilities the selected individual may be responsible for:   Planning, writing and managing monthly e-Newsletter Designing flyers, graphics, and material for constituent meetings, events and public information. Engaging and collaborating with constituents, organizations, and city staff as needed. Updating and designing web content and social media content. Media relations and tracking. Collaborating with staff on ideas for media and communication outreach to disseminate the Councilmember’s message to various audiences.   Employees in this classification are not members of the classified civil service and are appointed "at will" with no property right to continued employment.  Each appointment is for a specified period of time to be determined by the appointing Council member and does not extend past the end of the elected official's or appointing authority's term.  This unclassified position requires a disclosure of outside investments, real property interest, income and business positions.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Sep 29, 2018
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.   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
Sep 21, 2018
The Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force (MGPTF) is the City of San José’s Youth Violence Reduction Strategy which operates within PRNS department of the City of San José. Over the past 25 years, the MGPTF has strategically worked to address issues of gang involvement among youth and young adults in an effort to reduce youth violence associated with gangs.   The MGPTF was established in 1991 in response to an increase in gang activity and crime. It is comprised of a broad coalition of local residents, school officials, community and faith-based organizations, local law enforcement, and city, county and state government leaders. The MGPTF brings these diverse stakeholders together and leverages each group’s expertise as part of a coordinated, interagency effort to curb gang-related activity in San José.   The work of the MGPTF is coordinated through a Continuum of Services that works across four key areas: Prevention, Intervention, Suppression, and Re-entry. The MGPTF’s successes can be attributed to its ability and willingness to continually refine and develop programs and services that meet the needs of a changing community.   The MGPTF is currently recruiting to fill a Community Coordinator position to oversee programs in its Youth Intervention Services Unit. This unit provides services to high-risk, gang-impacted and gang-involved youth in evening and night hours.   Individuals in this Unit must have the ability to work with high-risk, gang-impacted and gang-intentional youth in crisis and traumatic situations, which may include: domestic violence; gang related assaults and violent acts; sexual assault and drug and alcohol issues.   This position may be responsible for overseeing one or more of the following Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force programs:   - Female Intervention Team - Safe School Campus Initiative - Late Night Gym - Trauma to Triumph Hospital Based Intervention - SJ Works - Clean Slate Tattoo Removal - Digital Arts   This recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies in the MGPTF’s Project Hope Program. Project Hope uses principles of community partnership and development, neighborhood empowerment, and coordination of a broad range of City services to address challenging neighborhood issues such as crime and blight.   Typical Duties for the Community Coordinator position include, but are not limited to: Identifies, evaluates, and analyzes the needs of a targeted community area through meetings with community members, parents, youth, and servicing agencies. Conducts surveys and needs assessments; analyzes the information to assist in developing anti-drug, crime prevention, and other programs to meet the needs and interests of the neighborhoods served on a continuing basis. Attempts to resolve neighborhood disputes, grievances, and other related social problems and takes appropriate action. Identifies and provides information and referral for needed resources and services in assigned targeted areas. Initiates, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with schools, agencies, businesses, and community groups. Develops programs that are designed to encourage co-sponsorship of activities. Supervises employees through training, assigning, and monitoring work. Recommends employment, retention, promotion, and demotion, and completes performance evaluations. Coordinates agencies and service providers’ program activities, keeping them informed and actively involved in program formulation. Monitors projects' budgets and assumes responsibility for setting priorities to meet the needs of the targeted area. Develops and coordinates a volunteer community program in conjunction with community activities. May supervise neighborhood service centers.  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
Sep 29, 2018
The salary range for this position is $58,177.60 -  $70,740.80.   The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Crime & Intelligence Analyst classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.     The Sexual Assaults Investigative Unit (SAIU), is one of the major investigative units in the Bureau of Investigations (BOI). The unit (SAIU) is comprised of (4) smaller sub-units. (General Sex Crimes, Megan’s Law/290, Human Trafficking, and ICAC/CED. (International Crimes against Children/Child Exploitation Detail). The unit conducts follow-up investigations of all sexual assault, human trafficking, child molestation, child pornography, rape, other sex-related crimes, and the tracking of registered sex offenders. It assists the Bureau of Field Operations (BFO) and other BOI units with investigation of serious felony crimes and other major incidents. In addition, the Sexual Assaults Unit publishes fliers and provides services to the Department and other allied law enforcement agencies.  The unit has one Lieutenant, six Sergeants, 29 Officers, one Police Data Specialist II (PDSII), one Senior Office Specialist and one current vacancy for a Crime and Intelligence Analyst.   Responsibilities include but are not limited to:     Establish and maintain information by devising systems to use information, complying with guidelines, analyzing information and entering information into the computer, designing, creating, maintaining and updating databases, routing information to relevant personnel, preparing and maintaining files, reference materials, researching websites and social media, sharing information with other analysts, preparing flow and link analysis charts and maps, analyzing and preparing reports, and conducting financial investigative research and identifying assets. Provide training to section personnel by preparing class materials and interviewing and instructing personnel. Provide information to personnel and other departments by gathering facts on a variety of subjects including wanted individuals, safety issues or other necessary information and attending meetings. Ability to work in a sensitive environment with exposure to graphic language and images relating to sexual assaults and child exploit investigations. Demonstrates the ability to work with a minimum amount of supervision. Handle and disseminate sensitive information including but not limited to the potential exposure to victims, suspects, reports, photographs, and video of a sexually explicit nature involving both adults and children. Assemble and verify data and information for accuracy and compile the information along with supporting documents into complex reports and/or presentations. Perform other duties as related to and as needed for the unit’s operations at the direction of the Unit Commander or designee.    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
Sep 21, 2018
This part-time position is responsible for performing legal secretarial duties requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills.  These duties may include, but are not limited to, transcribing, preparing, processing, and e-filing pleadings/briefs in the various state and federal courts; preparing and processing correspondence, contracts, ordinances, resolutions, City Council memoranda, and other legal documents and instruments; maintaining calendars for attorneys; answering telephones and contacting other offices to provide, obtain, and/or coordinate information and/or appearances; and performing office filing; as well as organizing and maintaining a wide variety of information and materials in support of attorneys.  The skill level of this position places strong emphasis on accuracy, quality, and attention to detail.  A strong knowledge base of legal procedures and court rules (federal and state) is desirable.  This position involves a variety of legal matters including civil litigation, workers' compensation, and all aspects of municipal law.  Incumbent must be proficient in the use of personal computers and able to work with various types of software in the Windows environment.  Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate may be hired at the Legal Administrative Assistant I PT or Legal Administrative Assistant II PT level.  The hourly salary range for a Legal Administrative Assistant I is $25.77 to $31.34 and the range for a Legal Administrative Assistant II is $29.36 to $35.68.   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
Sep 21, 2018
Salary Information   The annual salary range for Wastewater Mechanic I is $65,187.20 - $79,268.80, hourly range is $31.34 - $38.11.   The annual salary range for Wastewater Mechanic II is $72,196.80 - $87,984.00, hourly range is $34.71 - $42.30.    The City's Environmental Services Department (ESD) is seeking individuals whose values align with the values of the City's employees to fill the vacancies of Wastewater Mechanics for the Maintenance Division and the Energy and Automation Division.   Wastewater Mechanic - Maintenance Division   The Wastewater Mechanics for the Maintenance Division are responsible for a large variety of repairing, rebuilding, overhauling and preventative maintenance of the Facility's industrial wastewater and mechanical equipment to high standards of performance and reliability, located above and below ground including some machinery housed in various buildings. Applicants should be well versed in the inspection, testing, troubleshooting, dismantling, installing, repairing, and overhauling of industrial equipment. This is a diverse workgroup with many different skill sets to include carpentry, welding, metal fabrication, rigging, excavation, fluid pipping systems, and compressed air systems. The Maintenance Division is comprised of four groups working as a team to provide consistent reliable wastewater treatment for the seven cities we service.    Wastewater Mechanics in the Maintenance team also perform the following but not limited to: Preventive maintenance and inspections of all industrial equipment on site, below ground, and in remote areas. Inspections, repairs, and overhauls of industrial wastewater equipment. Inspections, repairs, and installations of our collection and distribution piping system. Excavations, shoring, and confine space entry work. Interpret drawings, service manuals, and part manuals. Operations of aerial man lifts, industrial forklifts, industrial vacuum truck and other equipment. Perform various metal fabrication, welding processes (such as arc, tig, and mig). Operations associated with bridge cranes, mobile cranes, hoists, chain falls, and rigging. Operations associated with shop equipment drill presses, iron worker, band saws, pedestal grinders, hydraulic shear, and brake. Attend all safety trainings.       Wastewater Mechanic - Energy and Automation Division   The Wastewater Mechanics (also known as Co-Gen Operator/Mechanic) that reside in the Energy and Automation Division are responsible for operating, maintaining and overhauling the Facility's industrial mechanical and electrical equipment related to large stationary diesel-ignited/spark-ignited engine driven blowers and/or power generators, gas compressors and gas storage such as commonly found in municipal power plants, natural gas pipeline compressor stations and large marine propulsion systems. This team provides 24/7 staffing and are assigned to rotating shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. The Wastewater Mechanics (Co-Gen Operator/Mechanics) often work in teams of two while performing preventative maintenance, repairs, and overhauls on Facility equipment. Applicants for this position must be available to work nights, weekend and holidays.   The Co-Gen Operator/Mechanics also perform the following but not limited to: Preventive maintenance and inspections of all equipment in the Power and Air (P&A) section.  Use precision measuring tools, granite table, non destructive testing, Prussian blue, polishing stones, fitting bearings to shafts. Various welding disciplines (such as arc, tig, mig) as well as oxy-acetylene and plasma/carbon arc cutting.  Fabrication of specialty tools, obsolete engine parts, and fixtures. Operate bridge cranes, chain falls, lever hoists and all associated rigging.  Interpret drawings, service manuals and parts manuals. Operate seat grinder, valve grinder, drill press, band saw, vertical mill, engine lathe, iron worker, sheet metal brake and surface grinder as well as forklift and man lift. Repair, and inspection of low and high pressure-piping systems. Work with electricians, instrumentation technicians, painters, HVAC and other mechanics  Attend all safety trainings.     San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) link: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/documentcenter/view/10754 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.   Physical Requirements  Duties require a heavy level of physical exertion, including exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 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 this position will be determined by a post-offer medical examination conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 04, 2018
Building Inspector Supervisor, Certified I: $103,396.80 – $125,944.00 Annually Building Inspector Supervisor, Certified II: $106,246.40 – 129,438.40 Annually   The starting salary will be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Building Inspector Supervisor, Certified I/II classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    The Public Works Department is recruiting to fill one (1) Certified Building Inspector Supervisor position in the Engineering Services Division. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills, and a supreme work ethic. This position requires excellent judgment, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility and written and verbal communications skills.   The incumbent in this position will report to a Building Inspection Manager or Principal Engineer depending on the assignment, and supervise Building Inspector Combination in any or all specialties.   A Building Inspector Supervisor assigned to the Building Official Program (BOP) performs work involving all aspects of construction for Citywide capital facilities/building projects including plan review, inspecting, supervising and coordinating plan review, permit issuance and inspections. The supervisor is a subject matter expert in one of the following three base disciplines: Building, Electrical, and Plumbing/Mechanical. The principal function is to verify that construction is safe and complies with applicable codes, ordinances, regulations and building design criteria.   Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Provides lead direction or supervises employees to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; and, making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations and any other recommendations related to the change in status of employees. Oversees and coordinates resources and daily operations of a number of plan review and inspection projects in one or more technical building trades disciplines which includes: establishing and monitoring work plans; ensuring compliance with applicable codes and standards; assisting in the evaluation of new and existing programs; and, relocating resources as needed. Performs plan review and inspections on unique or difficult projects on all four building trades as needed which includes identifying and scheduling industrial, commercial, and residential facilities for inspections. Resolves disputes and politically sensitive issues regarding compliance with codes, regulations, ordinances, standards, and contract agreements. Perform complex plan reviews and inspections, resolve plan review, permit issuance and job-site issues and respond to inquiries and complaints from customers. Develop training curriculum and opportunities for staff, to further the field section goals of increased customer service and consistency. Provides ongoing reports to management which includes preparing written reports and giving oral presentations of program performance analyses of plan review and inspections. Undertakes the customer service and public relations function which includes: providing technical support and departmental information to staff, and other City departments. Reviews building inspection plans; negotiates and monitors building contractor activities within prescribed guidelines. Participates in researching, developing, implementing, and evaluating new Section processes and procedures. Supports engineering staff in construction issues investigation and resolution. Administers and maintains inspection records and approved as-built plans and documents. Support permitting staff in the processing permits in a timely manner Prepares and manages special inspection agency and other consultant agreements. This classification requires a disclosure of outside investments, real property interest, income and business provisions.   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
Oct 02, 2018
Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services, is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Assistant.  This recruitment will be used to fill multiple positions within the department.  Maintenance Assistants perform a variety of entry level maintenance tasks. Positions with the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department are responsible for building, grounds, and parks maintenance.  Individuals in this classification are expected to work weekends, some evenings, and holidays.  Some positions require working alternate shifts, including, weekends, holidays, overtime, and on-call.  Part-time positions are available in Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department. Hours range from 8-20 hours per week, with a maximum of 1,040 hours worked per calendar year (which can be an average of 20 hours per week).  Actual hours may vary depending on location. Limited part-time benefited and full-time benefited positions may become available and if so, this recruitment will be used.
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 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
Oct 02, 2018
Administration The Department of Finance is hiring one (1) Senior Analyst in the Administration Division. The Division is responsible for supporting the department’s business operations.   The administrative functions in support of running a department typically include general office administration, personnel (such as hiring, safety, training, benefits, and employee relations), budget, fiscal and organizational analysis.   Responsibilities for the position may include, but are not limited to:   High level of fiscal coordination with divisions within the Finance Department. Benchmarking of performance measures and fiscal and accounting activities of the Department’s expenditures. Managing the development and monitoring of the Department’s budget of $18.2 million and city-wide budget totaling $31.4 million. Drafting and monitoring consultant contracts. Managing the development, distribution, and review of Request for Proposals for the Administration functions for the Finance Department. Perform data and financial analysis and preparing reports and memos. Providing assistance to areas throughout the Department, especially related to special projects. Supervising an Analyst and a Senior Account Clerk position. Purchasing The Department of Finance is hiring two (2) Senior Analyst in the Purchasing Division. The Division is responsible for the procurement of all maintenance and repair (MRO) goods and services that are required to support operations throughout the City.   The Division is also responsible for all information technology (IT) procurements and Insurance and Risk Management that are required to support operations throughout the City. The Division is also responsible for providing Citywide guidance and oversight for the procurement of all professional and consulting services.     The Senior Analyst is a management position that report to Procurement Manager and is responsible for non-IT strategic procurement activities, projects and agreements on behalf of various City departments. Responsibilities for the position may include, but are not limited to: Working with various City departments to prepare, issue, and oversee complex Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information ( RFls) and other solicitation methods Manage strateg i c and complex procurement activities, i nc l ud i ng deve l op i ng specifications and facilitating the evaluation process Develop, negotiate, and write strategic and complex contracts to execution Administer contracts, including negotiation of amendments, and change orders and exercising options Draft and prepare Council memoranda and preparing response for protests Train and educate City staff on Citywide purchasing rules, procedures, and processes Assist departments with vendor management and contract management activities as required Perform data and financial analysis for purchasing and contracting activities Clearly express ideas verbally and in writing Prepare standard and ad hoc reporting Perform other duties and special projects as requested 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.    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. 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. 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. Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. Fiscal Management - Understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements. 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
Oct 14, 2018
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo (HHPZ) is a 16 acre amusement park and Association of Zoo's & Aquariums (AZA) accredited zoo located in San José, California. HHPZ is open year-round catering to families with children. It operates seven amusement park rides, showcases various endangered species, and operates one of the oldest classical puppet theaters in California, as well as offering many other playgrounds and attractions emphasizing play and imagination in a natural conservation setting.   The PRNS Department is seeking one (1) full-time, benefitted Entertainment Coordinator for HHPZ. Under general direction of the Event Coordinator, the Entertainment Coordinator supervises, plans, prepares and presents theatre productions, program services, and one-day internal entertainment services for Happy Hollow Park & Zoo (such as special Puppetry events).     This position regularly works weekends, evenings, and holidays, during all climatic conditions as assigned.   Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:  Production of HHPZ’s Entertainment Department, including the Puppet Theater shows, special events, workshops, camps, and the park’s costume character program. Produces, manages, and direct costume character/park performers’ entertainment atmosphere and collaborates with other departments to provide entertainment and artistic enhancement of attractions, in-park and off-site.   Interviews, auditions, hires, schedules and supervises a skill balanced entertainment staff; contributes to performance evaluations, handles training, coaching and mentoring.  Manages staff in the creation of show productions, puppets, scenery, costumes, props, and scripts.  Manages entertainment budget and grant monies ensuring HHPZ’s Entertainment Department services are properly funded; makes recommendations for budget increases and allocation of funds for entertainment services.  In collaboration with other HHPZ departments, prepares and distributes entertainment events outlines include: establishing staffing levels; developing timelines, estimating costs for labor and equipment; and configuring events.  Develops and designs new entertainment programs and updates existing programs to stay current with entertainment trends.  Responsible for maintaining safe and clean work environment, performs routine safety checks at facilities and watches for safety of performers and guests.  May coordinate and manage HHPZ entertainment activities off-site for various events.  Provides supervision and oversight of recruiting and coordinating the activities of volunteers in entertainment programs.  Performs other duties of a 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
Oct 06, 2018
NEW AT THE CITY OF SAN JOSE - HIRING INCENTIVE PILOT PROGRAM! Hiring Incentive Pilot Program – Effective January 1, 2017, new Electrician I/II hires will receive a one-time, non-pensionable lump sum payment of $5,000 (new Electrician I hires) or $6,000 (new Electrician II hires); employees receiving the incentive would be required to forfeit and/or refund it to the City if they leave City service or transfer to a City position not represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) on or before their one-year anniversary of passing probation as Electrician II. NOTE - The Hiring Incentive pilot program is currently scheduled to last for a maximum of two (2) years. Electrician I: annual salary range is $80,246.40 - $97,656.00, hourly range is $38.58 - $46.95 Electrician II: annual salary range is $84,302.40 - $102,564.80, hourly range is $40.53 - $49.31 NOTE: 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
Sep 27, 2018
The Police Department is seeking to fill multiple positions for the Community Service Officer (CSO) classification.  Under close supervision, this position will assist the Bureau of Field Operations in non-hazardous police functions, including but not limited to, assisting at one of the information centers or community policing centers, conducting investigations and performing non-enforcement related work.   Positions in these classes are flexibly staffed.   CSO I is the entry level class in the CSO series.   Incumbents perform assignments which involve responsible public contact work in crime and burglary investigation and the delivery of non-emergency police services.   CSO I incumbents are expected to progress with appropriate training, experience and satisfactory performance to CSO II, the journey level of the class series.   Incumbents are expected to wear a uniform but are unarmed and may be assigned to any shift including evenings, weekends and holidays.   Work includes either inside or outside duties, exposure to weather and exposure to chemicals obtained as evidence.   Incumbents may work four 10-hour days or five eight-hour days per week, depending on assignment.   Work may include the physical ability to sit, stand, walk, push and/or pull, balance, stoop, kneel or crouch, crawl, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, climb stairs, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms and enter and exit a vehicle.   Typical Class Essential Duties (These duties and estimated frequency are a representative sample; position assignments may vary depending on the business needs of the department)   At the discretion of sworn personnel, duties may include but are not limited to the following:   §   Assist patrol teams with non-enforcement duties; completes routine police reports; maintains records of daily work activities §   Performs non-hazardous investigative duties related to the commission of crimes against property such as residential, commercial and vehicle burglary, petty theft, grand theft, vehicle theft and vandalism §   Collects and preserves evidence at crime scenes which includes the processing and lifting of latent fingerprints and taking photographs at designated crime scenes §   Recovers stolen vehicles and processes for evidence where found unattended §   Responds to and investigates traffic complaints such as road hazards §   Investigates non-injury vehicle accidents §   Directs and controls crowds and traffic at accidents or special events including setting up cone and/or road flare patterns §   Receives and responds to citizen inquiries; gives general assistance or directions as appropriate §   Performs routine office functions such as word processing, filing, record keeping, including the preparation of police reports §   Assist law enforcement in taking reports of and searching for persons reported as missing §   Protects crime scenes from bystanders §   Transports seized, found, lost, or abandoned property or evidence (non-controlled substances) §   Administers first aid as necessary §   Carries less lethal oleoresin capsicum OC for personal protection §   May assist in the training of new employees and less experienced subordinates §   Testifies in court when necessary   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
Sep 26, 2018
The Department is currently recruiting to fill multiple Building Inspector Combination (BIC) positions in the Building Inspection Division. A Building Inspector Combination reviews plans, issues permits, and performs field inspections for a variety of buildings and structures being constructed, altered or repaired to ensure compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes and related Federal, State and local regulations. Specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the Department.   The ideal candidates will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills, and a supreme work ethic.  These positions require excellent judgment, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility and written and verbal communications skills.    All new BIC employees will go through our Combination Building Inspection Academy. All inspectors are assigned as specialty inspectors in Building, Electrical, or Plumbing/Mechanical in addition to combination responsibilities. Combination Building Inspection Academy is provided to new employees at all levels of experience. Candidates with approved certifications and experience may be appointed at the higher classifications. We strongly encourage candidates with construction trade experience to apply.     Typical duties for this position include but are not limited to:   -Conducts inspections of residential, industrial, commercial and manufacturing facilities as assigned by Chief Building Official or designee to ensure compliance with codes, regulations, ordinances, standards, and contract agreements which includes: setting up inspection schedules; gathering information and evidence; and, ensuring conformance to plans, specifications, and safety regulations   -Investigates building, construction, and land use changes in the field by: gathering factual data to ascertain present use of land and location of structures; conducting background investigations and research; and, preparing reports to use as evidence.   -Provides technical assistance for development of codes and policies.   -Generates written reports and enforcement orders which include noting deficiencies in standards and submitting final documentation.   -Reviews plans and specifications for compliance with codes which includes assisting in projects in complying with regulations, prioritizing deficiencies, and preparing timetables.   -Provides technical support for agencies and the public which includes inputting data into system for general public access.   -Meets with architects, engineers, City officials, and building contractors to discuss construction projects.   -Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.     This classification requires a yearly filing of a Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests disclosure of outside interests and investments.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   Applicants who have applied in the past for Building Inspector Combination must apply to this current recruitment, if still interested, to be considered.     COMPETENCIES   The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.  Desirable competencies for this position include:   Job Expertise - demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations   Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.   Conflict Management - uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people, by presenting the facts, analysis, and conclusions or solutions that show command of content and perspectives and interests of audience.   Customer Service – Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor.   Decision Making/Problem Solving - identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.   Flexibility - makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work processes, timeframes, performance expectations, organizational culture, or work environment.   Reliability - completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.   T eam Work & Interpersonal Skills – develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills