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The City of Long Beach employs over 5,300 employees and has over 500 job positions. Positions range from entry level to professional, high skilled. Positions are classified or unclassified. Given the number of positions, employees have a variety of career paths to choose from. In addition, the City provides career guidance, mentoring and career ladders for planning a career with the City.

 

 

 

 

45 job(s) at City of Long Beach

City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 20, 2022
Part Time
DESCRIPTION Accepting applications immediately! Bulletin will remain open until vacancies are filled. Bulletin may close without further notice. Come join the City of Long Beach! Our Community Recreation Services Bureau, in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, is seeking amazing Recreation Program Leaders to assist with the WRAP After School Program. The WRAP Expanded Learning Program is a structured after-school program operated in partnership with the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD). This program is operated on LBUSD campuses and offers a balanced mixture of academic enrichment, homework assistance, and physically and emotionally healthy activities that are fundamental components of youth development. WRAP is offered free of charge to all participants. (Must have completed 48 or more units at an accredited college or university OR must be able to pass a LBUSD-administered math and literacy exam.) These positions can be filled at the following levels, depending on qualifications: RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST IV - $ 15.69 / hour RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST V - $ 16.40 / hour The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is a nationally recognized and award-winning organization with 1,100 full-time/part time staff and a budget of $58 million. The Department oversees facilities and programs that reflect the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community, including: 170 parks with more than 3,200 acres devoted to open space and recreation, 27 community centers, 3 public pools, 6 miles of beaches, and 3 marinas. The Department provides free and fee-based recreational programs and leisure opportunities, both self-directed and organized, for people of all ages and cultures. Youth programs include free youth sports for ages 5 to 14 serving nearly 10,000 participants annually, summer and vacation day camps, 2,100 recreational and educational classes, sailing and aquatics instruction, teen center activities, skateboarding opportunities, and supervised afterschool and weekend activities at parks and schools. In addition, approximately 12,000 youth participate in non-Department sports leagues that utilize park facilities. This is an unclassified, non-career position. Unclassified positions with the City do not require applying through the Civil Service process. All communication will be handled through the department. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Scheduled hours may vary by week on an as-needed basis, not to exceed 1,600 work hours per service year. Non-career employees are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours. This is an at-will, seasonal, part-time position. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Design, plan, and implement various program activities, including homework assistance, academic enrichment, and recreational activities; Supervise a group of 15-20 youth in grades K-8 implementing effective behavior and classroom management techniques; Attend all mandatory staff meetings and in-service and training sessions; Ensure the health, safety, and well being of the participants in your care at all times; Adhere to the department dress code by maintaining a neat and clean personal appearance; Implement the department and site administrative and record keeping policies and procedures; Perform all other assigned duties as requested by the lead staff and/or supervisor. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE This position is open to all candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications: Must have completed 48 or more units at an accredited college or university OR must be able to pass a LBUSD-administered math and literacy exam; Must be at least 18 years of age; Must have access to reliable transportation to and from work; Be willing to work a consistent schedule between the hours of 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and/or occasional Saturdays, assisting various programs at various school locations; Be able to relate well to children, parents and staff (school and agency); Be able and willing to adapt to a changing environment; Experience in recreation programs, child care, academic enrichment, homework assistance, and/or other related areas is desirable. PLEASE NOTE: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. SELECTION PROCEDURE All candidates must submit a complete application prior to closing. The bulletin will remain open until all vacancies are filled. The bulletin may close at any time after February 2, 2022. Qualified applicants will be contacted on an as-need basis. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3181. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. For technical issues with your application, please call (877) 204-4442.Closing Date/Time:
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 20, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION THE HARBOR DEPARTMENT IS SEEKING A MANAGER OF SAFETY AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY FOR THE RISK MANAGEMENT DIVISION. To find out more about this exciting new career opportunity, please join us at our Candidate Connect virtual meeting which will be held on Wednesday, February 2 at 5 p.m . PST via MS Teams. If you are interested in attending this informational meeting, please email Juannisha.Franklin@polb.com . This is an excellent way for you to come and hear first-hand about the position, speak directly to the hiring leaders, ask questions and know why we are YOUR employer of choice! Why we want to hear from YOU... The Port of Long Beach is committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and diverse work environment, with the goal of making BELONGING a norm. We hire amazing, qualified teammates from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that embracing our differences and establishing an environment that encourages a diversity of viewpoints and perspectives, makes us a stronger, more effective organization. We invite all our teammates to bring their whole selves to work. We are huge advocates of LIFE/WORK BLEND - where LIFE leads the pack! Our teammates arrive daily with the ethos to collaborate, foster intellectual curiosity, and provide unparalleled service. If you share these values and our enthusiasm, your next career opportunity is with THE PORT OF CHOICE! The Team... The Risk Management Division serves as a consultative risk management resource to the Port and its Divisions for the protection of assets and the mitigation of risk by using prudent risk retention, risk transfer, and risk avoidance techniques and programs. The Role... Reporting to the Director of Risk Management, the Manager of Safety and Business Continuity is responsible for managing the Port's safety and business continuity management programs. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Business Continuity Program Responsibilities : Supervises and directs staff in performing their daily responsibilities; interviews and recommends employees for hire; trains and mentors staff; evaluates employee performance, prepares annual performance reviews and provides coaching for performance improvement; takes disciplinary action to address performance or other deficiencies; directs and provides guidance to consultants and contractors. Writes, maintains, reviews and updates the Port's Business Continuity Plans to ensure that sufficient detail and information are present. Oversees the Business Continuity Incident Management Team (IMT); ensures team members are properly trained in the incident command system; conducts exercises to ensure training is retained. Prepares presentations, training outlines and other training materials, as required. Assures continued awareness of the Port's Business Continuity Management Program throughout the Port by ongoing training and other methods. Provides assistance and direction as required to all those involved in the Port's Business Continuity Planning process. Manages the Business Continuity Tenant Outreach Program; educates tenants on the Port's Business Continuity approach; ascertains vital information about their business functions and processes. Manages the development of exercises, such as tabletop, functional and full-scale, for the Port's Incident Management Team (IMT); conducts the exercises to test effectiveness; prepares the After-Action Report (AAR) summarizing findings. Manages the emergency notification system for Port employees. Safety Program Responsibilities: Manages the Port of Long Beach's safety program, including safety training, industrial hygiene, life-safety and safety compliance auditing. Tracks and investigates work-related injuries; posts injuries to Cal-OSHA 300 Log. Tracks vehicle accident trends and investigates as necessary; serves as Chairman of the Vehicle Incident Review Board. Responds to safety concerns and safety alerts in a timely manner. Oversees the annual safety and emergency preparedness training program; develops safety meeting and training course content; conducts classes on various topics; oversees the tracking of training attendance and compliance with regulatory requirements. Prepares for and conducts EVAC Team meetings and trainings. Coordinates evacuation exercises, consisting of table top and annual drills, for compliance with Cal-OSHA and the fire code. Conducts ergonomic assessments in office and field environments; prepares ergonomic evaluation summary reports. Performs field safety inspections for Port construction and maintenance activities. Creates and updates job hazard assessments for the Maintenance Division. Reviews Construction Specifications and Contractor Safety Submittals for conformance with specification and regulatory requirements. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE What success will look like... The ideal candidate will be a team player with a proven track record as an innovative leader who has a collaborative approach to delivering projects. What we're looking for... Education: A Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Safety/Hygiene, Occupational Health, Biology or related discipline, plus at least four years of full-time equivalent experience in Business Continuity Planning and/or Safety in the public sector ; OR eight years of full-time equivalent experience in Business Continuity Planning and/or Safety in the public sector , is required. Strong leadership background preferred, with experience in a complex, similarly situated organization. Master's Degree in above disciplines is not required but is desirable. Certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is a plus. Certification as a Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) is a plus. Required Experience and Qualifications: Experience writing technical business policies, procedures and reports is required. Experience creating and delivering safety and/or business continuity presentations to small and large audiences required. A history of creating effective working relationships across functional lines is expected. Prior Port or City experience helpful. Proven ability to implement new programs or practices designed to enhance service and value is required. A history of managing and successfully working with people from diverse backgrounds and areas of technical expertise is required. Technical Skills Needed: Requires ability to analyze and quickly react to emergency situations while maintaining composure and professionalism. Requires strong analytical and project management skills. Must understand, explain, interpret and apply complex federal, state and Port requirements regulating work place health and safety and the use, storage and disposal of chemical and hazardous substances . Must be able to conduct accident and workplace safety investigations. Must be proficient in MS Office, including Word and Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other related applications. Professional Knowledge and Characteristics: To REALLY catch our attention, your profile and experience will demonstrate the following professional attributes and strengths: You have broad working knowledge of safety rules and regulations pertaining to Workers' Compensation and Cal-OSHA requirements. You have broad working knowledge of business continuity concepts, models and best practices. You have thorough understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS), Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). You have thorough knowledge of practices and methods for developing and administering a comprehensive safety program. You have a thorough knowledge of the practices and methods in designing employee safety training programs. You have a broad working knowledge of Cal-OSHA regulations including, but not limited to, Injury and Illness Prevention (IIPP) program, Confined Space, Trenching/Excavation, Fall Protection, Electrical Safety, Hazard Communication, HAZWOPER and Bloodborne Pathogens . You have knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations and standards for employee health and safety and hazardous materials programs . You have broad knowledge of construction safety and statistical analysis techniques. You have a broad knowledge of the methods and practices for conducting accident and work place safety audits and investigations. You have working knowledge of standard safety equipment used in public works occupations. You have knowledge of safety and chemical/hazardous materials issues. You have general knowledge of incident management, including the Planning P Process. The Benefits... The Port of Long Beach has established an annual salary up to $160,000 . Placement will be based on qualifications. An attractive package of executive level benefits is also included with the opportunity of working in one of the most diverse and dynamic areas of the United States. The Port's generous benefits package includes: Retirement - CalPERS 2% @ 62, coordinated with social security (with a 6.5% payroll contribution). Deferred Compensation - several plans available. Group Health Insurance - Medical (an HMO and a PPO) and dental options (two plans to choose from) Life Insurance - City-paid life insurance policy of $20,000 plus executive insurance benefit equal to three times annual salary up to a maximum of $500,000. Disability Insurance - City-paid short- and long-term disability insurance. Vacation - 12 days after 6 months of service; maximum of 20 days after 19.5 years of service. Sick Leave - 1 day per month with unlimited accumulation. Paid Parental Leave - Allowed to take a maximum of 30 consecutive days in full day increments within a 12-month rolling period. Executive Leave - 5 days per year. Holidays - Eleven (11) scheduled holidays per calendar year and four (4) personal holidays. Bereavement Leave - 3 days for death or critical illness of immediate family member plus 3 days of accrued sick leave. Education Reimbursement - Tuition reimbursement available for employees to obtain additional education or training. Annual Physical - provided by the City. (This is an at-will position) SELECTION PROCEDURE How do we start the conversation? The final filing date for this recruitment is: Wednesda y, February 16, 2022 @ 11:59 pm PST The Port reserves the right to extend the closing date without notice in order to accept additional applications. To be considered for this extraordinary opportunity, you must submit a cover letter and a resume (as PDF attachments) reflecting scope of current/most recent organization and responsibilities along with a complete online application. Incomplete application packets or those that clearly do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered. Application packets will be evaluated to determine the most qualified applicants. Applications will only be accepted online at www.governmentjobs.com. Those individuals determined to be most qualified for the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a work-related assessment to further evaluate candidate qualifications. References will be completed for finalist candidates; an employment offer is contingent on the successful completion of a comprehensive background check. To find out more about this exciting new career opportunity AND the Port of Long Beach, please join us at our Candidate Connect virtual meeting, which will be held on Wedne sday, February 2, 2022 at 5:00pm via MS Teams . If you are interested in this informational meeting, please email Juannisha.Franklin@polb.com for the meeting link. This is an excellent way for you to come and hear first-hand about the position, connect with the hiring leaders and find out why we are YOUR employer of CHOICE! PLEASE NOTE: The Port of Long Beach (Harbor) is a department of the City of Long Beach. The City requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources. The Port of Long Beach is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.Closing Date/Time: 2/16/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 20, 2022
Part Time
DESCRIPTION Accepting applications immediately! Bulletin will remain open until vacancies are filled. Bulletin may close without further notice. Come join the City of Long Beach! Our Community Recreation Services Bureau, in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, is seeking amazing Recreation Program Leaders to assist with a wide range of programs at our many beautiful parks. These positions can be filled at the following levels, depending on qualifications: RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST III - $ 15.00 / hour RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST IV - $ 15.69 / hour The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is a nationally recognized and award-winning organization with 1,100 full-time/part time staff and a budget of $58 million. The Department oversees facilities and programs that reflect the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community, including: 170 parks with more than 3,200 acres devoted to open space and recreation, 27 community centers, 3 public pools, 6 miles of beaches, and 3 marinas. The Department provides free and fee-based recreational programs and leisure opportunities, both self-directed and organized, for people of all ages and cultures. Youth programs include free youth sports for ages 5 to 14 serving nearly 10,000 participants annually, summer and vacation day camps, 2,100 recreational and educational classes, sailing and aquatics instruction, teen center activities, skateboarding opportunities, and supervised afterschool and weekend activities at parks and schools. In addition, approximately 12,000 youth participate in non-Department sports leagues that utilize park facilities. Below are some of the programs offered: DAY CAMPS Our Day Camps offer various camp activities for kids ages 5 to 12. Camps vary in their offered activities and may specialize in activities such as sports or performance arts, while some may offer more traditional camp activities. All camp activities will follow Health and Safety protocols in effect as per City of Long Beach Health Orders. Chaperoned field trips may be offered at all sites. All camps are fee-based and ensure no larger than a 14:2 ratio of campers to staff. Camps include: Creative Arts Camp, High Five Sports Camp, Music & Arts Camp, Park Day Camps, and Pee Wee Day Camp. SUMMER FUN The Summer Fun Days program is a free, drop-in program offered at multiple parks throughout the City. Kids ages 5 to 12 may participate in various activities including, sports, games, arts and crafts and minor excursions. All safety and health protocols will be followed as per City of Long beach Health Orders. This is an unclassified, non-career position. Unclassified positions with the City do not require applying through the Civil Service process. All communication will be handled through the department. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Scheduled hours may vary by week on an as-needed basis. From June through August, the successful candidate may work up to 40 hours per week, not to exceed 1,600 work hours per service year. Non-career employees are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours. This is an at-will, seasonal, part-time position. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Design, plan, and implement various program activities; Participate with children of various ages during all activities; Attend all mandatory staff meetings and in-service and training sessions; Ensure the health, safety, and well being of the children in your care at all times; Adhere to the department dress code by maintaining a neat and clean personal appearance; Implement the department and site administrative and record keeping policies and procedures; Perform all other assigned duties as requested by the lead staff and/or supervisor. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE This position is open to all candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications: Must be at least 16 years of age (if under 18, must have valid permit to work); Must have access to reliable transportation to and from work; Be willing to work a flexible schedule and assist various programs at various park locations; Be able to relate well to children, parents and staff (school and agency); Be able and willing to adapt to a changing environment; Experience in recreation programs, child care, sports, and/or other related areas is desirable. PLEASE NOTE: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. SELECTION PROCEDURE All candidates must submit a complete application to be further considered. This bulletin is posted open continuous and may close at any time after February 2, 2022. The most qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3181. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. For technical issues with your application, please call (877) 204-4442.Closing Date/Time:
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2022
Part Time
DESCRIPTION The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is a nationally recognized and award-winning organization with 1,100 full-time/part-time staff and a budget of $58 million. The Department oversees facilities and programs that reflect the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community, including 170 parks with more than 3,200 acres devoted to open space and recreation, 27 community centers, 3 public pools, 6 miles of beaches, and 3 marinas. The Department provides free and fee-based recreational programs and leisure opportunities, both self-directed and organized, for people of all ages and cultures. Youth programs include free youth sports for ages 5 to 14 serving nearly 10,000 participants annually, summer and vacation day camps, 2,100 recreational and educational classes, sailing and aquatics instruction, teen center activities, skateboarding opportunities, and supervised afterschool and weekend activities at parks and schools. The El Dorado Nature Center is an oasis of natural habitat, offering visitors the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the urban environment. The 105 acres that make up the Nature Center grounds provide sanctuary for animals and plant life. Two miles of dirt trails and a 1/4 mile paved trail wind around two lakes, a stream and forested areas. At the entrance, cross over the wooden bridge that spans the lake and you'll find yourself on a small island that houses the Visitor Center, containing educational displays, art gallery and a small gift shop offering environmentally themed books and gifts. The El Dorado Nature Center is seeking qualified, enthusiastic candidates. There is currently one part-time opening for a School Tour Coordinator/Education Specialist. This is an unclassified, non-career position. Unclassified positions with the City do not require applying through the Civil Service process. All communication will be handled through the department. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Scheduled hours may vary by week on an as-needed basis. From June through August, the successful candidate may work up to 40 hours per week, not to exceed 1,600 work hours per service year. Non-career employees are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours. This is an at-will, seasonal, part-time position. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES This position acts as lead staff for Nature Center School Tour Reservations. Duties include: Coordinator of El Dorado Nature Center's Educational Program Reservation program; Ability to process and deposit program payments, and receipts; Ability to describe programs and educational components; Prepare and give educational tours to school youth groups; Assist with Education Supervisor on program descriptions and advertising; Assist in the creation of program marketing materials, including flyers, calendars and Parks, Recreation and Marine quarterly brochures; Drive to offsite meetings and/or trainings; Perform other related duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE This position is open to all candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications: Four years of experience working in recreation or a related field, including one year acting as lead staff; One year experience working or volunteering in a Nature Center, Museum or Zoo setting; Experience with public speaking; Must be at least 18 years of age; Must possess a valid driver's license; Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends; Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word is required; Proficiency in the use of Excel and Publisher is desirable; Experience working with children and adults with a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds is desirable; Course study in environmental sciences, biology, zoology or park naturalist is highly desirable; The successful candidates will possess the following: Excellent oral and written communication skills; Excellent organizational and program management skills; Ability to perform basic mathematics and perform cashiering functions; Ability to work independently and problem-solve. ** PLEASE NOTE: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. *** SELECTION PROCEDURE All candidates must submit a complete application, including a letter of interest and resume, no later than 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, February 1, 2022. The most qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3181. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. For technical issues with your application, please call (877) 204-4442.Closing Date/Time: 2/1/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for one (1) full-time, unclassified, at-will Community Program Specialist II to serve as the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program Specialist in the Collective Impact Bureau. Reporting to the Early Childhood Education Program Manager (Community Program Specialist IV), this position will provide administrative supportive services to the LBRA Early Childhood Program. This position is funded through the Long Beach Recovery Act and is limited-term in nature (one-time funding). This assignment is expected to last two years, however it is subject to funding availability This position is located at the Main Health Facility, 2525 Grand Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90815. PLEASE NOTE: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Assist the Early Childhood Education Program Manager with creating effective strategies for communicating and executing program goals; Work in collaboration with the Health Department's Public Information Office to develop a communication strategy, highlighting the importance of prenatal to age eight development and it's impacts on the life-course; Work in collaboration with the ECE Program Manager to support the oversight of the ECE Strategic Plan, including attending ECE Oversight Committee meetings, tracking progress on the ECE Strategic Plan, communicating ECE Strategic Plan to partners, and providing reports on the Plan; Collaborate with other City departments and community partners on the implementation of various project and events related to the Early Childhood Education Strategic Plan, including the Celebration of the Young Child; Serve as a liaison to community groups and agencies (such as the Long Beach Unified School District and the LBECE Committee) to strengthen prenatal to age eight programming and services to children and families throughout Long Beach; Gather information and data to share with City departments and community partners about the early childhood system and explain existing services and programs; Continue to find and apply for new funding to expand and sustain prenatal to age eight programming; Track progress of Long Beach Recovery Act Early Childhood funded programs and support the development of closeout reports; Attend trainings and meetings as necessary; and Perform other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, Psychology, Public Policy, Public Health, or closely related field (proof required*). [Professional experience working in youth-serving grant-funded programs beyond the minimum requirement outlined below may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis.] One year of [ professional experience providing administrative support to youth- serving organizations. (Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Public Policy, Public Health, or closely related field may be substituted for up to one year of required experience [proof required for substitution to be applied*] .) Valid Motor Vehicle Operator License. (Required to obtain a California Motor Vehicle Operator License within 6 months of employment if out of state. California residents are required to submit a DMV K4 driver license information report during onboarding if selected for the position.) * Required documents, such as transcripts, degrees, certificates, or licenses, must be uploaded to the online application in PDF format at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the document. Proof of education for academic degrees should indicate the type of degree and date of degree conferral. Candidates who possess degrees or units from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: M aster's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Public Policy, or Public Health. Two or more years of experience working with or within child serving organizations and advocating for prenatal to age eight best practices. Experience in application of collaborative models and frameworks to guide systems-level interventions. Two or more years of professional experience in support of community and coalition building, developing child serving programs, or program management. Bilingual skills (Khmer, Spanish, Tagalog, and/or Vietnamese). SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE: Familiarity with early childhood ecosystems and resources in Long Beach. Understanding of prenatal to age eight systems through the California Department of Social Services and the California Department of Education. Understanding of best practices in prenatal to age eight services. Understanding of how equity, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and social determinants of health impact prenatal to age eight development Ability to work independently and as part of a team, be flexible, and manage multiple assignments in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and populations by consistently exercising tact, good judgement, and a proactive, problem-solving focused style. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability to deescalate and resolve conflicts independently and effectively. Proficiency in the use of computers, including email, internet, and office productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Tuesday, February 1 2022. To be considered, please apply online under "Current Openings" with your cover letter , resume , and proof of education (if qualifying with an academic degree ) as attachments at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs . Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education (if applicable). The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check and a physical examination prior to appointment if they are an external candidate. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4250 or email HE-PersonnelServices@longbeach.gov. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.Closing Date/Time: 2/1/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2022
Part Time
DESCRIPTION The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is a nationally recognized and award-winning organization with 1,100 full-time/part time staff and a budget of $58 million. The Department oversees facilities and programs that reflect the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community, including: 170 parks with more than 3,200 acres devoted to open space and recreation, 27 community centers, 3 public pools, 6 miles of beaches, and 3 marinas. The Department provides free and fee-based recreational programs and leisure opportunities, both self-directed and organized, for people of all ages and cultures. Youth programs include free youth sports for ages 5 to 14 serving nearly 10,000 participants annually, summer and vacation day camps, 2,100 recreational and educational classes, sailing and aquatics instruction, teen center activities, skateboarding opportunities, and supervised afterschool and weekend activities at parks and schools. In addition, approximately 12,000 youth participate in non-Department sports leagues that utilize park facilities. The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is seeking qualified candidates interested in applying for a part-time Gate Attendant position at El Dorado Regional Park. The El Dorado Regional Park Complex is approximately 500 acres and sees over 1 million visitors annually. As a Regional Park Gate Attendant you are the first staff member to great our patrons. You must have excellent customer service skills, be able to accurately work a cash register and credit card machine, move quickly and stand for periods of time outside, and troubleshoot customer questions/concerns about the park. This is an unclassified, non-career position. Unclassified positions with the City do not require applying through the Civil Service process. All communication will be handled through the department. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, may be eligible for sick leave benefits. This position is year-round, with flexible hours, up to 26 hours per week. Additional hours available during summer months and holidays, not to exceed 1,600 work hours per service year. Non-career employees are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours. This is an at-will, seasonal, part-time position. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Sell daily parking tickets to patrons entering the Regional Park; Use register system for cash and credit card sales; Make correct change and tally annual pass entries; Provide customer service and general park information to guests in a polite and timely manner; Be able to troubleshoot customer issues and relay concerns to supervisor on duty; Maintain a clean workspace, and follow all safety procedures while working in high vehicle traffic areas; Perform other related duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE This position is open to all candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age; Must be willing to work irregular schedule, including early morning shifts, evenings, weekends, and holidays; Must be willing to work outside, in various weather conditions, for extended periods of time; Must be able to stand for long periods of time, enter and exit the booth, and stoop/bend; Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word is required. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with in a recreation or customer service setting is highly desirable; Proficiency in the use of Excel and Publisher is desirable; Experience with Active Net or other registration software systems is desirable; Experience with cash handling in a recreation or customer service setting is desirable. The successful candidate will possess the following: Ability to perform basic mathematics; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Excellent organizational and customer service skills; Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment. ** PLEASE NOTE: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. *** SELECTION PROCEDURE All candidates must submit a complete application, including a letter of interest and resume, no later than 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, February 1, 2022. The most qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3181. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. For technical issues with your application, please call (877) 204-4442.Closing Date/Time: 2/1/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Position Description The Ethics Officer position is an at-will management position that reports to the Administrative Deputy City Manager. This position will assist with enhancing and maintaining the City's Ethics Program. The Ethics Officer will serve as an in-house resource on governmental ethics to departments, staff, elected officials, and the public, ensure ethical procedures are followed, and grow and manage the City's Ethics Program. The Ethics Officer will be a collaborative professional who has a track record exhibiting the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism and demonstrated achievement of the City's ethics goals and priorities. The Community Ideally located on the Pacific Ocean south of Los Angeles and just west of Orange County, Long Beach is the seventh-largest city in the State of California. Offering all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city, coupled with its strong sense of community and pride, Long Beach is one of the most vibrant communities in the country. The City has been referred to as the "Most Diverse City" in the country by USA Today and one of the "Best Communities for Young People" two years in a row. With its ideal location in Southern California, year-round comfortable climate, healthy business environment, and far-ranging cultural pursuits, the City is alive with activity. Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. Expansive beaches, three marinas, five golf courses, the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Queen Mary, and the annual Grand Prix of Long Beach serve to draw 6.5 million visitors a year. The City's full-service commercial airport has preferred flight schedules, carriers, and overall accessibility that makes it the travel-friendly alternative to other Southern California airports. In addition, Los Angeles' rail transit system, the most used light rail system in the country, connects the city to the entire region. Long Beach continues to make significant investments in its parks, beaches, streets, and other amenities (including a new city hall) indicative of the financial stability and health of the City. City Government Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members who are elected by district and a Mayor that is elected at-large. Elected officials also include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. The Council Members and the Mayor are subject to a three-term limit, which allows them to serve for a maximum of twelve years. The City Council appoints a City Manager and a City Clerk. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of all City departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board, or Commission. The City of Long Beach provides all traditional public services. In addition to its traditional services, the City also maintains one of the world's busiest seaports, which serves as a leading gateway for international trade. Long Beach also has its own full-service commercial airport and is one of only three cities in California with its own Health Department. Long Beach is supported by a total FY 2021 budget of approximately $2.6 billion, with the General Fund budget totaling $543.6 million. More than 5,581 full and part-time employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by twelve employee associations. To learn more about the City of Long Beach, go to www.longbeach.gov . The Department The City Manager's Office has 51 full and part-time employees focusing on City Council support, executive management, intergovernmental relations, public affairs, special events and filming, Citizen Police Complaint Commission objectives, and Sustainability. The mission is to implement programs in accordance with City Council policies and the City Charter and Municipal Code, while providing organizational leadership for effective delivery of services to the community. The City Manager's Office manages a budget of $16.9 million. The City of Long Beach and EthicsOn November 6, 2018, Long Beach voters approved Measure CCC - City of Long Beach Ethics Commission. Measure CCC amended the City Charter to create a Commission of Long Beach residents to monitor, administer, and implement government ethics in the City. The Ethics Commission strives to advance public trust and confidence in the City's government through education and the development of policies and processes that promote each of the City's values of Accountability, Fairness, Impartiality, Diversity, Transparency, and Integrity. Learn more about the Ethics Commission here . The Commission and Citywide ethics efforts receive support from key staff in the City Manager, City Clerk, City Attorney Offices, and other departments, as needed. Current ethics efforts include the Ethics Commission Action Plan, and implementation of a Citywide Ethics Program, including this new staff position within the City Manager's Office. The City now seeks to further enhance its ethics efforts by recruiting an Ethics Officer who will demonstrate knowledge and experience in: Research, Benchmarking, and Best Practices Program Strategy, Planning, and Implementation Policy Development, Implementation, and Training, Engagement and Outreach Change Management Culture Assessment, Evaluation, and Improvement Compliance Understanding of Brown Act provisions EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of governmental ethics for Federal, State, and municipal entities Collaborate with key staff and departments such as the City Manager's Office, City Attorney's Office, City Clerk's Office, Human Resources Department to advance ethics efforts and to support the Ethics Commission Develop, implement, and sustain an Ethics Education Program for City employees in collaboration with Human Resources to help employees understand their responsibility to perform their work ethically and in compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations Develop, implement, and sustain an Ethics Education Program for elected and appointed officials, campaign treasurers, and lobbyists with City, State, and Federal ethics laws Develop ethics resources (e.g., quick reference guides) and tools to assist employees and elected and appointed officials in applying ethics principles and key ethics policies Develop and implement an overall communications strategy and plan that reinforces the Ethics Education Program Lead, plan, and direct ethics culture assessments and develop plans to address opportunities identified in the assessment Assist with internal review of existing policies to ensure consistency and integration of ethics philosophies on a Citywide level Serve as a City resource for understanding of laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to the conduct of public employees, elected and appointed officials, candidates, lobbyists, and others, including the California Political Reform Act, FPPA, and local statutes Evaluate and propose improvements to laws and policies relating to campaign finance reform, lobbying, governmental ethics, and conflicts of interest Coordinate with subject matter experts throughout City government to provide answers to questions posed by City employees relating to ethical conduct Perform other related duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Desired Qualifications Excels in short-, mid-, and long-range planning Strong analytical and critical thinking skills Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software Experience applying organizational change management tools and principles Previous experience in governmental ethics or related field Working knowledge of the legal requirements and ethical principles that govern conduct of business by municipal government, including conflicts of interest, lobbying and campaign finance, and procurement processes Experience in Campaign Finance, Lobbying Requirements, legal, contracts, compliance, or human resources Requirements to File Bachelor's degree from an accredited university; Master's degree or related advanced degree preferred At least 3 years related experience Answers to the three (3) supplemental questions listed on the application (see below under "Selection Procedure"). Without answers to these questions, you will not be considered for the position. PLEASE NOTE: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment is scheduled to close at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at 11:30 pm. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a resume, cover letter that reflects the scope and level of their current/most recent positions and responsibilities, and respond to the following supplemental questions in PDF format: What experience do you have building, implementing, and evaluating a program similar to the City's Ethics Program? What constitutes as an effective Staff/Organization Education Program? This position requires coordination with internal and external stakeholders. Please describe your experience working with a wide-range of collaborators. (In total, 2 pages maximum for the three supplemental questions). Incomplete applications or candidates who clearly do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered. Closing Date/Time: 1/30/2022 11:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Why we want to hear from YOU... The Port of Long Beach is committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and diverse work environment, with the ultimate goal of making BELONGING a norm. We hire amazing qualified teammates from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that embracing our differences, and establishing an environment that encourages a diversity of viewpoints and perspectives, makes us a stronger, more effective organization. We invite all of our teammates to bring their whole selves to work. We are huge advocates of LIFE/WORK BLEND - where LIFE leads the pack! Our teammates arrive daily with the ethos to collaborate, foster intellectual curiosity and provide unparalleled service. If you share these values and our enthusiasm, your next career opportunity is with THE PORT OF CHOICE! The Team... The Harbor Department is seeking to fill two vacancies as Government Relations Officers in the Government Relations Division. This team provides strategic government relations outreach on behalf of the Port of Long Beach to elected officials, legislative staff, agency leaders and appointed officials at the local, state, and federal levels. In addition, the Government Relations Division provides legislative analysis and advocacy services for the Port in an effort to promote the Port's initiatives and programs, as well as advocate for funding needs. The Role: Under general supervision, the Government Relations Officer is responsible for providing legislative, advocacy and intergovernmental relations support to the Director of Government Relations. Division staff educate and engage the key stakeholders about legislation, port-related projects, initiatives and funding needs. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Key Responsibilities: Assists to establish and implement short and long-range goals, objectives and policy recommendations and well thought-out strategies. Helps to maintain communications between the Port and contracted advocates, apprises and educates these entities regarding Port projects, programs and funding priorities, as well as assigns tasks to advocates as appropriate. Tracks state legislation, regulatory policies, local ordinances, policy trends, budgetary matters, grant opportunities and news stories impacting Port operations and the maritime industry. Maintains updated and accurate tracking logs and provides timely and accurate summary updates of these matters. Provides timely research, background information, bill analyses, technical assistance and recommendations regarding various legislative and policy matters to the Director of Government Relations, the Managing Director of Communications and executive management. Drafts state legislative correspondence, policy briefs, summaries, talking points, fact sheets and other legislative collateral materials on a wide variety of Port-related issues. Assists staff in tracking federal legislation, regulatory policies, local ordinances, policy trends, budgetary matters, grant opportunities and news stories impacting Port operations and the maritime industry. Assists staff in drafting federal legislative correspondence, policy briefs, summaries, talking points, fact sheets and other legislative collateral materials on a wide variety of Port-related issues. Proactively provides information and assures timely and accurate responses to legislative inquiries or requests. Works with the Port's advocates and internal staff to monitor, pursue and procure grant opportunities. Works with the Harbor Grants Manager, who tracks the grant application process, to ensure that projects put forth for grants are in alignment with the Port's state and federal priorities. Assists in securing letters from legislative offices and industry partners for Port grant application and projects in general. Maintains communications with Port leadership, legislative offices and relevant agencies. Assists to coordinate legislative advocacy meetings, visits and tours. Participates in Port task forces/committees and relevant legislative, community and business association meetings, as needed. Reports task force or meeting actions back to the appropriate staff. Conducts effective outreach to develop and maintains relationships with key legislators, legislative staff and agency leaders to educate them and to advocate on the behalf of the Port's project and funding priorities. Utilizes strong writing and public speaking skills. Plans special events, briefings and educational meetings for the Government Relations Division, as well as narrate Port tours. Helps to coordinate the involvement of legislative and agency leaders for Port sponsored special events. Performs strategic analyses, develops legislative strategies and makes recommendations for influencing and promoting the Ports interests that impact short and long-term goals and participates in strategic planning meetings. Reviews and analyzes the annual state budget process and helps to advocate for funding to support Port projects and operations. Supports the Director of Government Relations in his/her/their absence as requested at meetings, to plan events/meetings and answer queries. Completes other projects as assigned by the Director of Government Relations and/or Managing Director of Communications. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Education: Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science, or closely related field is required. Master's Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science, or closely related field is desirable. Experience: Four to six years of professional experience in policy development, legislative research and advocacy or intergovernmental relations is required. Experience working with state elected officials, legislative staff and advocates is required. A strong understanding of the state and local legislative process is required. Legislative tracking and budget process experience is required. Strong writing, public speaking, critical thinking and analytical skills is required. Port, federal, City or supply chain industry experience is a plus. Candidates must posses a valid driver's license. SELECTION PROCEDURE How do we start the conversation? The final filing date for this recruitment is: Friday , February 11, 2022 @ 11:59 pm PST. Please submit a cover letter, a resume and proof of education in PDF form with your application. The Port reserves the right to extend the closing date without notice in order to accept additional applications. Those individuals determined to be most qualified for the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. References will be completed for finalist candidates. If you require an accommodation because of a disability in order to participate in any phase of the application/selection process, please let us know. PLEASE NOTE: The Port of Long Beach (Harbor) is a department of the City of Long Beach. The City requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources. The Port of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. www.polb.com Who we are... The Port of Long Beach is one of the world's busiest seaports and is a leading gateway for international trade. Founded in 1911, it has grown to 3,200 acres and moves over $190 billion in trade each year. The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest container port in North America. East Asian trade accounts for the bulk of Long Beach shipments with the top trading partners being China, South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The Port of Long Beach is the City of Long Beach's Harbor Department and is governed by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. The Port's Executive Director is appointed by the Board and is responsible for overall Port activities. With over 530 employees and annual operating revenues of nearly $380 million, the Port of Long Beach is a landlord port that leases and acquires property for port development. The Board of Harbor Commissioners leases port shipping terminals and other facilities to private entities, and revenues are reinvested in new facilities and port-related improvements. To learn more about the Port, go to www.polb.com. Where we are located... Located on the Pacific Ocean between Los Angeles and Orange County, the City of Long Beach, California is often described as a series of strong, diverse interwoven small communities within a large city. Enjoying an ideal Southern California climate, Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. The Long Beach Convention Center, Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary, and a wide variety of other attractions serve to draw over 4 million visitors each year. The city is also home to California State University of Long Beach, which is ranked the No. 3 best value public college in the nation, and Long Beach City College, one of the largest community colleges in California. A superb climate, quality schools, a vibrant downtown, and a variety of neighborhoods help make Long Beach one of the most livable communities in the country.Closing Date/Time: 2/11/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for an at-will, unclassified Medical Assistant II position in the Physician Services Bureau's Clinical Services Division. Reporting to a Registered Nurse II in the HIV Care Clinic, this position will assist licensed staff in the reading of diagnostic and therapeutic services necessary for the care and treatment of individuals in the HIV Care Clinic, Tuberculosis Clinic, and/or Sexual Health Clinics. This position will work at two locations; at the Main Health Department, 2525 Grand Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90815 and at our satellite office located at 6301 Myrtle Ave, Long Beach, CA 90805. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Assists health care providers with procedures and exams, patient education, translation of health information, outreach, and linkage services; Assists with specimen collection and front office clerical back-up; Compiles and enters statistical/patient data in NextGen; Cross-trains across the HIV Care Clinic, Tuberculosis Clinic, and Sexual Health Clinics; Orders supplies and maintains inventory, manages medical information, filing, and assists with patient referrals; Prepares examination rooms, instruments, injections, and supplies; Follows required safety protocols including handling and disposal of sharps; Provides phlebotomy services; Prepares medical charts; Assists with HIV/STD Counseling and Testing and Partner Counseling and Referral Services as needed; and, Performs other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification. Willingness and ability to obtain a certification of phlebotomy within 3 months of appointment. Valid motor vehicle operator license. (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months of employment if license is out of state. California residents are required to submit a DMV K4 driver license information report during onboarding if selected for the position). PLEASE NOTE: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. Required documents, such as transcripts, degrees, certificates, or licenses, must be uploaded to the online application in PDF format at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the document. Proof of education for academic degrees should indicate the type of degree and date of degree conferral. Candidates who possess degrees or units from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Valid Phlebotomy License. Valid Medical Assistant Certification. Professional experience working for an HIV/STD program. Bilingual skills (Khmer, Spanish, and/or Tagalog). SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE: Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, be flexible, and manage multiple assignments within a fast-paced working environment. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality and knowledge of California HIPAA regulations. Experience working with diverse groups and populations. Knowledge of community services in the Long Beach and Los Angeles areas. Proficiency in the use of computers including email, internet, and office productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel and electronic health record systems). SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific) on Fri day, January 28, 2022 . To be considered, please apply online under "Current Openings" with your cover letter and resume as PDF attachments at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education (if applicable). The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4102. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.Closing Date/Time: 1/28/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Ideally located on the Pacific Ocean, south of Los Angeles, adjacent to Orange County, the City of Long Beach, California (population 490,566) is frequently described as a series of strong, diverse, interwoven, smaller communities within a large city. Enjoying an ideal Southern California climate, Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. The Long Beach Convention Center, Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary and the annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, plus a wide variety of other attractions (two historic ranchos, three marinas, and five golf courses), serve to draw 5.5 million visitors a year. The City is also home to California State University, Long Beach and Long Beach City College. Cal State Long Beach is the second largest university in the state and has consistently ranked among the top best-value public colleges in the nation. Serving the K-12 student population, the Long Beach Unified School District consistently ranks among the Top 10 urban school districts in the country. Covering approximately 52 square miles, Long Beach is supported by a wide mix of industries with education, health and social services, manufacturing, retail trade and professional services comprising the highest representation. While it offers all the amenities of a large metropolis, many say Long Beach has the added benefit of having maintained a strong sense of community and cohesiveness despite its size. Long Beach is the seventh largest city in California and celebrates its vibrant diversity. A superb climate, quality schools, vibrant downtown and a wide variety of neighborhoods help make Long Beach one of the most livable communities in the country. The City Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members who are elected by district and a mayor that is elected at-large. Elected officials also include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. Elected officials are subject to a three-term limit, which allows them to serve for a maximum of twelve years. The City Council appoints a City Manager to oversee the administration of all City departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board or Commission. In addition to its traditional services, Long Beach maintains one of the world's busiest seaports, which serves as a leading gateway for international trade. The City also has its own full-service commercial airport and Gas & Oil Departments and is one of the only three cities in California with its own Health Department. Long Beach is supported by a total FY 2018 budget of approximately $2.8 billion, with the General Fund budget totaling $560 million. More than 5,800 full and part-time employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by eleven employee organizations. The Department Serving the Long Beach area since 1923, the Long Beach Airport (LGB) is an important transportation and business hub for the Southern Los Angeles County and northern Orange County areas. Strategically located approximately half-way between downtown Los Angeles and Orange County, LGB has been a vital partner in the economic growth of Long Beach for almost a century. This economic activity began with some minor military aviation activity which then evolved into the largest Douglas Aircraft manufacturing facility in the 1940's. LGB now has over 200 businesses on and immediately adjacent to the Airport including Virgin Galactic's LauncherOne design and production facility. The Airport supports approximately 46,000 jobs and has a total economic impact of $8.6 billion per year. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines and Southwest Airlines along with numerous smaller charter operators provide nationwide service through the Airport terminal. Annual passenger enplanements were approximately 1.8 million passenger prior to the pandemic. Adding to LGB's economic strength, over 50 million pounds of cargo was recorded annual prior to the pandemic by cargo operators such as UPS. Combined with activities of the general aviation community, the Airport sees over 290,000 aircraft operations annually. The Position Under the direction of the Finance & Administration Bureau Manager, the Commercial Development Officer is an at-will employee who manages the Commercial Development Division. The Commercial Development Officer will oversee and direct the Business Development, Commercial Development, Customer Experience functions and Revenue Budget Development at Long Beach Airport. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Manage commercial/concession contracts. Promote economic development at Long Beach Airport. Engage in partnerships with other City Department to promote Long Beach businesses. Identify and implement improvements to commercial processes. Collaborate with Airport Leasing Division on land development and revenue generation. Conduct site visits and assessments. Enhance existing sources of revenue. Identify and develop new revenue streams. Oversee and direct the preparation and maintenance of a wide variety of statistical, fiscal, and operational reports and studies; and provide executive management with an early warning and practical options to potential cost overruns. Communicate with leadership to align and obtain input and feedback on strategies, initiatives and experience priorities. Maintain major focus on growing and expanding Airport's customer experience opportunities. Evaluate and assess the effectiveness of business partner relationships to ensure a high level of customer service and operations. Oversee continuous improvement of the guest experience by influencing and motivating the Airport community to deliver guest centric solutions and drive ease and convenience for guests. Create a competitive advantage for LGB by delivering fact-based guest understanding and insights that help set strategy and priorities. Create an environment that encourages accountability, high standards, and innovation to consistently deliver positive operational results. Make recommendations and develop plans on how service and support levels can be enhanced/improved. Develop reports to help track and trend service levels, identify repetitive issues, perform analysis to resolve ongoing problems correct those issues. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE The Department invites candidates who meet the following minimum requirements to apply: Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience working in airports in Commercial/Business Development, Finance, Leasing or closely related discipline. Education: Bachelors' degree in Business Administration, Aviation Management or closely related field is required. Certification as an American Association of Airport Executives Certified Member is desired. SALARY AND BENEFITS The salary range for this position is $125,000 to $140,000 annually. Placement in the range will depend on qualifications. The City's compensation package also includes an attractive benefits package that includes: Retirement - City offers CalPERS with a benefit of 2.5% @ 55 for Classic members or 2% at 62 for new members as defined by PEPRA, subject to the limitations set by PERS. Employee pays the employee portion. The City also participates in Social Security. Vacation - Twelve (12) days after one year of service; 15 days after four years, six months of service; 20 days after 19.5 years of service. Executive Leave - Forty (40) hours per year. Sick Leave - One day earned per month; unlimited accumulation; conversion upon retirement to cash credit toward health and/or dental insurance premiums, or to pension credits. Holidays - Nine designated holidays per year, plus four personal holidays to be used at the employee's discretion. Transportation Allowance Health and Dental Insurance - The City offers an HMO and PPO option for health and dental insurance coverage. The City pays major portion of the premium for employee and dependents depending on the health/dental plan selected. Life Insurance - City-paid term life insurance policy equal to three times annual salary to a maximum of $500,000. Disability - City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance. Flexible Spending Account - Optional election for employees to reduce taxable income for payment of allowable childcare or medical expenses. Management Physical - Annual City-paid physical examination. Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plan - Optional for employee contribution to a supplementary retirement savings program available through ICMA Retirement Corporation. Technology Allowance - Monthly phone stipend SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. on January 31, 2022. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit an online application that reflect the scope and level of their current/most recent positions and responsibilities. Candidates must also complete the online supplemental questionnaire. Online applications can be filled at www.longbeach.gov/jobs . Following the final deadline, all applications will be evaluated to determine the most qualified applicants. The most qualified applicants may be interviewed by a selection panel. The final applicant will be subject to a thorough background and reference check. Candidates who clearly do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered. If you require a special accommodation due to a disability, in order to participate in any phase of the selection process, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-2625.Closing Date/Time: 2/18/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 14, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Reporting to the Homeless Administrative and Operations Officer, the Long Beach Recovery Plan Administrator is an unclassified, at will position that coordinates the Homeless Services Bureau's (HSB) administration and implementation of the Long Beach Recovery Act (LBRA). In total, the HSB has received $12M in funding to address economic and public health hardships among Long Beach residents, business owners and workers caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The (HSB) is the lead agency fulfilling the local administrative and implementation functions to reduce and end homelessness in the City of Long Beach. This is done by providing a wide range of vital services for people experiencing homelessness in Long Beach to promote progress towards permanent housing and self-sufficiency, by creating a community where health, safety, and well-being are established. The Long Beach Recovery Plan Administrator is focused on administrative and financial oversight and requires management of grant subrecipients. The selected candidate will possess a background in grant management and will work closely with governmental and community based stakeholders to provide efficient communication and program reporting. The ideal candidate for this position is a self-starter who possesses exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, develops effective working relationships with community partners and other City Departments, works well in a fast paced environment and is excited about helping people make incremental and transformative changes in their lives. This position is funded through the Long Beach Recovery Act and limited term in nature (one time funding for a ten-year period). This position is located at the Long Beach Multi Service Center, located at 1301 W 12th St, Long Beach, California, 90813. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Oversees the development, implementation, and adherence to the administrative policies and procedures for the Long Beach Recovery Act; Monitors the Long Beach Recovery Act objectives to address homelessness within the City of Long Beach; Leads the financial and administrative oversight of grants and ensures deliverables are met; Interfaces with City staff, vendors, agency partners, and community stakeholders; Assists in the coordination of homeless services with local and regional Continuum of Care partners; Coordinates and submits grant applications; Creates and reviews requests for proposals; Monitors program budgets and creates financial reports for funding agencies; Creates reports for the Continuum of Care Board and the Homeless Services Advisory Committee; Assists in ensuring data accuracy in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS); Performs other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Human Services, Social Work, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field (proof required*). Professional experience offering specific and substantial preparation for the duties of the position beyond the minimum requirement outlined below may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. AND Three years of professional experience coordinating grant programs, projects, and services (Master's or professional-level degrees in Public Health, Human Services, Social Work, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field may be substituted for up to one year of required experience (proof required*) ). AND A valid motor vehicle operator's license. A current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at time of selection. Selected candidate will be required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within six months of employment, if license is out of state. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. *Required documents, such as transcripts, degrees and/or certification, must be uploaded to the online application at time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the documentation. Degrees must indicate the field of study and conferred date on diploma or transcript. Candidates who possess degrees from college or university from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Grant and/or contract management experience. Budget management/oversight experience. Experience supervising staff members. Experience with the administration of human or social services. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, at all levels of the organization. Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality. Proficiency with computers, including internet, email, and office productivity software (i.e. Microsoft Office). SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 4:30pm PDT Interested candidates must submit a completed application, including a cover letter and resume. Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education (if applicable). The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check, including a review of driver license information, and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4102.Closing Date/Time: 1/27/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 13, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The Department of Public Works has two immediate openings for a full-time Bureau Secretary in the Public Service Bureau (PSB) and the Project Management Bureau (PMB) . These positions report to the Bureau Manager and play a key role in support of a busy and vibrant organization. The PSB Secretary works at the PSB facility located at 1651 San Francisco Ave, Long Beach 90813. The PMB Bureau Secretary works at Long Beach City Hall, located at 411 W. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Schedules and assists with preparation for meetings and appointments; Maintains calendars and address book for the Bureau and Bureau Manager; Creates and maintains flyers, desk manuals, Bureau files, and other materials; Prepares and manages correspondence, reports, and documents; Takes, types, and distributes minutes of meetings; Coordinates requests from the City Council, City Manager's Office, Director's Office, or other partners and clients; Acts as back up for transmittal of City Council letters and back up materials; Assists with job interview candidate document processing, may conduct reference checks; Represents the Bureau at various community functions; May supervise clerical personnel; Performs other related duties, as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education equivalent to graduation from high school; At least five years administrative office experience (clerical); A valid Class C Driver License. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Three years of progressively responsible experience providing direct administrative support to an executive or manager. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL DEMONSTRATE: Exceptional verbal, written and customer service skills including the ability to maintain confidentiality; Excellent planning, interpersonal, and time management skills; Flexible and adaptable with respect to changing priorities; Strong attention to detail; Ability to work well with all levels of City government, residents and businesses; Skilled in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and English language skills; Experienced in a wide range of software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and Outlook. SELECTION PROCEDURE Interested candidates must complete an online application with responses to the supplemental application and attach their cover letter and resume (in PDF format) by the close of filing on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 11:59 PM . Those candidates determined to be best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which will include an interview by a selection panel and may include a performance exercise. This information is available in an alternative format by request to the Department of Public Works, Personnel Division, at (562) 570-4686. If you require an accommodation because of a disability in order to participate in any phase of the application process, please request when submitting your application or contact the Personnel Division at (562) 570-4686. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS VALUES AND ENCOURAGES DIVERSITY IN ITS WORKFORCE.Closing Date/Time: 1/26/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 13, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION THE HARBOR DEPARTMENT IS SEEKING AN ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR THE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIVISION. To find out more about this exciting new career opportunity, please join us at our Candidate Connect virtual meeting which will be held on Wednesday, January 26th at 5 p.m . PST via MS Teams. If you are interested in attending this informational meeting, please email Juannisha.Franklin@polb.com . This is an excellent way for you to come and hear first-hand about the position, speak directly to the hiring leaders, ask questions and know why we are YOUR employer of choice! Why we want to hear from YOU... The Port of Long Beach is committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and diverse work environment, with the goal of making BELONGING a norm. We hire amazing, qualified teammates from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that embracing our differences and establishing an environment that encourages a diversity of viewpoints and perspectives, makes us a stronger, more effective organization. We invite all our teammates to bring their whole selves to work. We are huge advocates of LIFE/WORK BLEND - where LIFE leads the pack! Our teammates arrive daily with the ethos to collaborate, foster intellectual curiosity, and provide unparalleled service. If you share these values and our enthusiasm, your next career opportunity is with THE PORT OF CHOICE! The Team... The Business Development Division focuses on how to maximize the Port of Long Beach revenue opportunities and sustain market share growth, by engaging all customer segments, tracking industry trends, analyzing cargo data, identifying new business opportunities, anticipating market direction, and aligning our strategies to market conditions. The Role... Reporting to the Director of Business Development, the Assistant Director of Business Development is responsible for the development of business opportunities for Port facilities to ocean carriers, importers, exporters, NVOCC, 3PLs, and terminal operators, monitors market trends and technological developments, facilitates the development of foreign and domestic trade-related commerce, enforces Port lease and tariff compliance, and acts as primary contact for Port customers and supply chain partners. This position supports the Director with the management and administration of Division staff. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Provides direct and indirect supervision of all Business Development staff, assists with establishing goals and objectives, measuring performance, and ensuring an effective, customer-oriented service level is attained. Occupies the number two position in the Division; assumes the responsibility for the Division in the Director's absence. Assists the director with the management of the day-to-day responsibilities of the division including implementation of division policy; market research and Port data collection oversight; development of business opportunities and customer relations; tenant support; administration and enforcement of lease and tariff provisions; and the handling of division personnel issues. Develops and implements the Business Development marketing plan to identify trends and recommend strategies to ensure the Port remains competitive in the domestic and international marketplace. Manages outreach to customers in various business segments and to meet with high level management and build relationships, develop business opportunities, and gather market intelligence. Meets with key customers in the U.S., Asia and Europe. Domestic or international travels are required. Manages outreach to Port tenants and terminal operators to ensure excellent customer service practices, develop business relationships, and negotiate agreements. Serves as secondary contact point and mediator for Port business development and Port customer issues. Manages the coordination of industry activities such as luncheons, receptions, dinner meetings, etc., to promote Harbor customer appreciation and ensure client satisfaction. Facilitates collaborative business practice improvements and staff training. Conducts Port briefings for VIP industry and trade delegations to enhance their knowledge of Port facilities and services. Represents the Port on trade and maritime-related organizations, boards and committees. Trains and mentors staff; provides leadership with respect to career development. Interviews and recommends employees for hire. Plans, supervises and allocates resources. Performs other duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE What success will look like... The successful candidate must be a results-oriented and well-respected leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. These essential skills are necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of employees and people from diverse backgrounds including partnering agencies, elected officials, stakeholders, customers, tenants and the public. Top candidates will be highly organized and self-disciplined, and have demonstrated strategic thinking and political savvy, excellent client/customer relations skills and exceptional public speaking presentation skills are required. In addition to the minimum requirements, the ideal candidate will be a team player with a proven track record as an innovative leader who has a collaborative approach to delivering projects. Additionally, the successful candidate may be expected to perform the duties of the Director of Business Development in an acting capacity when required. What we're looking for... Education: Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Marketing, International Marketing, International Trade, or business related disciplines. A Master's Degree in in above disciplines is desirable. Certificate in logistics supply chain programs is desirable. Required Experience and Qualifications: A minimum seven years of management experience in the freight transportation industry with a focus on international trade and supply chain management in a complex fast-paced environment with a diverse workforce is required. Experience working overseas is a plus. Fluency in foreign language(s) desired. Experience conducting market research related to the international transportation industry is required. Sales, marketing, or pricing experience in the shipping industry is strongly desired. Strong negotiation skills, political savvy, excellent client/customer relations skills and exceptional public speaking presentation skills are required. Strong leadership background, with experience as a number one or number two management professional in a complex, similarly situated organization with comparable challenges and structure is expected. A history of managing and successfully working with people from diverse backgrounds and areas of technical expertise is required. Technical Skills Needed: Must have high-level organizational and planning skills so that workflow is managed efficiently and accurately; must set priorities, take initiative and exercise sound independent judgment. Must have high level of proficiency in the use of MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and other related applications. Requires knowledge of principles and practices of sound business communication; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation is essential. Professional Knowledge and Characteristics: To REALLY catch our attention, your profile and experience will demonstrate the following professional attributes and strengths: You have extensive knowledge of industrial transportation industry required, including knowledge of industry rules, regulations, and terminology. You have knowledge of advanced policies and procedures of port operations, port tariffs and port leasing. You have knowledge of transportation industry segments including ocean carriers, marine terminal operators, railroads, import, export, and trucking. You have knowledge of basic principles of marketing, strategic planning, budgeting and economic forecasting. You have knowledge of program development, administration and implementation techniques. You have knowledge of international trading systems, marketing trends and social customs. You have knowledge of supply chain and sales and contact management required. You are a hands-on manager with a broad working knowledge of management principles; strong technical knowledge; excellent business writing and presentation skills. You have thought of things that we haven't even mentioned here! The Benefits... The Port of Long Beach has established an annual salary up to $175,000. Placement will be based on qualifications. An attractive package of executive level benefits is also included with the opportunity of working in one of the most diverse and dynamic areas of the United States. The Port's generous benefits package includes: Auto Allowance - $450 per month upon approval by Executive Director Retirement - CalPERS 2% @ 62, coordinated with social security (with a 6.5% payroll contribution). Deferred Compensation - several plans available. Group Health Insurance - Medical (an HMO and a PPO) and dental options (two plans to choose from) Life Insurance - City-paid life insurance policy of $20,000 plus executive insurance benefit equal to three times annual salary up to a maximum of $500,000. Disability Insurance - City-paid short- and long-term disability insurance. Vacation - 12 days after 6 months of service; maximum of 20 days after 19.5 years of service. Sick Leave - 1 day per month with unlimited accumulation. Paid Parental Leave - Allowed to take a maximum of 30 consecutive days in full day increments within a 12-month rolling period. Executive Leave - 5 days per year. Holidays - Eleven (11) scheduled holidays per calendar year and four (4) personal holidays. Bereavement Leave - 3 days for death or critical illness of immediate family member plus 3 days of accrued sick leave. Education Reimbursement - Tuition reimbursement available for employees to obtain additional education or training. Annual Physical - provided by the City. (This is an at-will position) SELECTION PROCEDURE How do we start the conversation? The final filing date for this recruitment is: Wednesda y, February 9, 2022 @ 11:59 pm PST The Port reserves the right to extend the closing date without notice in order to accept additional applications. To be considered for this extraordinary opportunity, you must submit a cover letter and a resume (as PDF attachments) reflecting scope of current/most recent organization and responsibilities along with a complete online application. Incomplete application packets or those that clearly do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered. Application packets will be evaluated to determine the most qualified applicants. Applications will only be accepted online at www.governmentjobs.com. Those individuals determined to be most qualified for the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a work-related assessment to further evaluate candidate qualifications. References will be completed for finalist candidates; an employment offer is contingent on the successful completion of a comprehensive background check. To find out more about this exciting new career opportunity AND the Port of Long Beach, please join us at our Candidate Connect virtual meeting, which will be held on Wedne sday, January 26, 2022 at 5:00pm via MS Teams . If you are interested in this informational meeting, please email Juannisha.Franklin@polb.com for the meeting link. This is an excellent way for you to come and hear first-hand about the position, connect with the hiring leaders and find out why we are YOUR employer of CHOICE! PLEASE NOTE: The Port of Long Beach (Harbor) is a department of the City of Long Beach. The City requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources. The Port of Long Beach is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Who we are... The Port of Long Beach is one of the world's busiest seaports and is a leading gateway for international trade. Founded in 1911, it has grown to 3,200 acres and moves over $190 billion in trade each year. The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest container port in North America. East Asian trade accounts for the bulk of Long Beach shipments with the top trading partners being China, South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The Port of Long Beach is the City of Long Beach's Harbor Department and is governed by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. The Port's Executive Director is appointed by the Board and is responsible for overall Port activities. With over 530 employees and annual operating revenues of nearly $380 million, the Port of Long Beach is a landlord port that leases and acquires property for port development. The Board of Harbor Commissioners leases port shipping terminals and other facilities to private entities, and revenues are reinvested in new facilities and port-related improvements. To learn more about the Port, go to www.polb.com. Where we are located... Located on the Pacific Ocean between Los Angeles and Orange County, the City of Long Beach, California is often described as a series of strong, diverse interwoven small communities within a large city. Enjoying an ideal Southern California climate, Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. The Long Beach Convention Center, Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary, and a wide variety of other attractions serve to draw over 4 million visitors each year. The city is also home to California State University of Long Beach, which is ranked the No. 3 best value public college in the nation, and Long Beach City College, one of the largest community colleges in California. A superb climate, quality schools, a vibrant downtown, and a variety of neighborhoods help make Long Beach one of the most livable communities in the country.Closing Date/Time: 2/9/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 12, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The Office of Equity under the City Manager's Office is recruiting for one at-will, unclassified full-time Program Specialist and one part-time unclassified Program Specialist to serve as the Spanish Language Access Specialists in the Office of Equity's Language Access Program. These positions will support the implementation of the City of Long Beach's Language Access Policy and ensure that all members of the community have access to the City's programs, resources, and services in Spanish. These positions will be located at the Long Beach City Hall, 411 W Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802. These positions will be a limited 3-year assignment, funded by Recovery Funds. These positions are unclassified and do not accumulate seniority as classified positions. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Performs accurate, community-friendly Spanish interpretation at City events including but not limited to city council meetings, commission meetings, public hearings, and other city-coordinated community events Performs accurate, community-friendly translations of City materials, including social media posts, press releases, forms, scripts, and other written materials into Spanish Improves cultural and linguistic accessibility of translated materials and other community engagement strategies focused on reaching communities with limited English proficiency; Supports multilingual community engagement activities, including but not limited to: recording voiceovers for public service announcements and videos, providing interpretation during city council and community meetings and other interactions with community members, and supporting the planning and implementation of City outreach and education activities. Provides and/or supports educational workshops to City staff and community members on Language Access and best practices for community outreach and engagement. Performs other related duties as assigned. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Bilingual skills include but are not limited to interpretation of spoken language and translation of written communications (Spanish). One year of providing interpretation/translation services for in-person, written, and electronic communication in a professional setting. Applicants must demonstrate advanced spoken and written proficiency in their working languages, knowledge of professional practices, and adherence to codes of ethics. This can be demonstrated through qualification by a formal certifying body such as the California Judicial Council, Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters, or the American Translators Association; or can be demonstrated through relevant experience, training, and references. Must have a means of transportation to report on-site when needed Required documents, such as transcripts, degrees, and/or certification, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or another identifying characteristic on the documentation. Degrees must indicate the field of study and conferral date on diploma or transcript. Candidates who possess degrees from a college or university from outside of the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics, Foreign Language, Public Administration, or a closely related field Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends Ability to interact comfortably and respectfully with diverse groups, including familiarity with Spanish-speaking communities SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE Ability to work independently and as part of a team, be flexible, and manage multiple assignments in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and populations by consistently exercising tact, good judgment, and a proactive, problem-solving-focused style. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability to de-escalate and resolve conflicts independently and effectively. Proficiency in the use of computers, including email, internet, and office productivity software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) SELECTION PROCEDURE Required documents for this position include 1. Cover Letter 2. Resume 3. Proof of Education (if qualifying for the position with academic degrees) 4. Answers to both the Translation Questions listed below (Text 1 and Text 2). I understand the instructions and will submit the required documents as PDF attachments to my application at the time of filing. The recruitment is open and continuous. The recruitment may close at any time if a qualified applicant is selected. TRANSLATION QUESTION As a Language Access Specialist, you will be expected to translate texts coming from every department in the city, representing a wide range of materials from large informational texts to short social media posts. Please translate the following sample texts into Spanish. You may submit the translated texts as PDFs. Please provide a heading above each translated text as "Text 1" and "Text 2", corresponding to the titles below. Text 1 One of the most common causes of sewer backups and overflows is a build-up and blockage of fats, oils, grease (FOG), or wipes. FOG and trash disposed of incorrectly down the drain or toilet can cause buildups in lateral pipelines and even the main pipeline leading to unpleasant (and unhealthy) overflows and backups into our homes, businesses, streets, beaches and storm drains. When FOG is poured down your sink or drain, it quickly cools and hardens, and will ultimately cause buildups or stoppages in the sewer line. Never pour any FOG or food down the toilet or drain, even if you have a garbage disposal. This includes all meat fats, lard, cooking and vegetable oils, sauces, dairy products, butter, and margarine. You can also use sink strainers while washing dishes to catch food. Text 2 Use your voice to represent your community! The Long Beach Independent Redistricting Commission will redraw the City's district lines and needs input on your community! #RedistrictLB2021Closing Date/Time: 1/25/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 12, 2022
Part Time
DESCRIPTION The Office of Equity under the City Manager's Office is recruiting for one at-will, unclassified part-time Program Specialist to serve as a Tagalog Language Access Specialist in the Office of Equity's Language Access Program. This position will support the implementation of the City of Long Beach's Language Access Policy and ensure that all members of the community have access to the City's programs, resources, and services in Tagalog. This position is located at the Long Beach City Hall, 411 W Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802. This position will be a limited 3-year assignment, funded by Recovery Funds. This position is unclassified and does not accumulate seniority as a classified position. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Performs accurate, community-friendly Tagalog interpretation at City events including but not limited to city council meetings, commission meetings, public hearings, and other city-coordinated community events Performs accurate, community-friendly translations of City materials, including social media posts, press releases, forms, scripts, and other written materials into Tagalog Improves cultural and linguistic accessibility of translated materials and other community engagement strategies focused on reaching communities with limited English proficiency; Supports multilingual community engagement activities, including but not limited to: recording voiceovers for public service announcements and videos, providing interpretation during city council and community meetings and other interactions with community members, and supporting the planning and implementation of City outreach and education activities. Provides and/or supports educational workshops to City staff and community members on Language Access and best practices for community outreach and engagement. Performs other related duties as assigned. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Bilingual skills include but are not limited to interpretation of spoken language and translation of written communications (Tagalog). One year of providing interpretation/translation services for in-person, written, and electronic communication in a professional setting. Applicants must demonstrate advanced spoken and written proficiency in their working languages, knowledge of professional practices, and adherence to codes of ethics. This can be demonstrated through qualification by a formal certifying body such as the California Judicial Council, Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters, or the American Translators Association; or can be demonstrated through relevant experience, training, and references. Must have a means of transportation to report on-site when needed Required documents, such as transcripts, degrees, and/or certification, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or another identifying characteristic on the documentation. Degrees must indicate the field of study and conferral date on diploma or transcript. Candidates who possess degrees from a college or university from outside of the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics, Foreign Language, Public Administration, or a closely related field Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends Ability to interact comfortably and respectfully with diverse groups, including familiarity with Tagalog-speaking communities SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE Ability to work independently and as part of a team, be flexible, and manage multiple assignments in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and populations by consistently exercising tact, good judgment, and a proactive, problem-solving-focused style. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability to de-escalate and resolve conflicts independently and effectively. Proficiency in the use of computers, including email, internet, and office productivity software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) SELECTION PROCEDURE Required documents for this position include 1. Cover Letter 2. Resume 3. Proof of Education (if qualifying for the position with academic degrees) 4. Answers to both the Translation Questions listed below (Text 1 and Text 2). I understand the instructions and will submit the required documents as PDF attachments to my application at the time of filing. The recruitment is open and continuous. The recruitment may close at any time if a qualified applicant is selected. TRANSLATION QUESTION As a Language Access Specialist, you will be expected to translate texts coming from every department in the city, representing a wide range of materials from large informational texts to short social media posts. Please translate the following sample texts into Tagalog. You may submit the translated texts as PDFs. Please provide a heading above each translated text as "Text 1" and "Text 2", corresponding to the titles below. Text 1 One of the most common causes of sewer backups and overflows is a build-up and blockage of fats, oils, grease (FOG), or wipes. FOG and trash disposed of incorrectly down the drain or toilet can cause buildups in lateral pipelines and even the main pipeline leading to unpleasant (and unhealthy) overflows and backups into our homes, businesses, streets, beaches and storm drains. When FOG is poured down your sink or drain, it quickly cools and hardens, and will ultimately cause buildups or stoppages in the sewer line. Never pour any FOG or food down the toilet or drain, even if you have a garbage disposal. This includes all meat fats, lard, cooking and vegetable oils, sauces, dairy products, butter, and margarine. You can also use sink strainers while washing dishes to catch food. Text 2 Use your voice to represent your community! The Long Beach Independent Redistricting Commission will redraw the City's district lines and needs input on your community! #RedistrictLB2021Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 12, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The Office of Equity under the City Manager's Office is recruiting for one at-will, unclassified full-time Program Specialist to serve as a Khmer Language Access Specialist in the Office of Equity's Language Access Program. This position will support the implementation of the City of Long Beach's Language Access Policy and ensure that all members of the community have access to the City's programs, resources, and services in Khmer. This position is located at the Long Beach City Hall, 411 W Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802. This position will be a limited 3-year assignment, funded by Recovery Funds. This position is unclassified and does not accumulate seniority as a classified position. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Performs accurate, community-friendly Khmer interpretation at City events including but not limited to city council meetings, commission meetings, public hearings, and other city-coordinated community events Performs accurate, community-friendly translations of City materials, including social media posts, press releases, forms, scripts, and other written materials into Khmer Improves cultural and linguistic accessibility of translated materials and other community engagement strategies focused on reaching communities with limited English proficiency; Supports multilingual community engagement activities, including but not limited to: recording voiceovers for public service announcements and videos, providing interpretation during city council and community meetings and other interactions with community members, and supporting the planning and implementation of City outreach and education activities. Provides and/or supports educational workshops to City staff and community members on Language Access and best practices for community outreach and engagement. Performs other related duties as assigned. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Bilingual skills include but are not limited to interpretation of spoken language and translation of written communications (Khmer). One year of providing interpretation/translation services for in-person, written, and electronic communication in a professional setting. Applicants must demonstrate advanced spoken and written proficiency in their working languages, knowledge of professional practices, and adherence to codes of ethics. This can be demonstrated through qualification by a formal certifying body such as the California Judicial Council, Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters, or the American Translators Association; or can be demonstrated through relevant experience, training, and references. Must have a means of transportation to report on-site when needed Required documents, such as transcripts, degrees, and/or certification, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or another identifying characteristic on the documentation. Degrees must indicate the field of study and conferral date on diploma or transcript. Candidates who possess degrees from a college or university from outside of the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics, Foreign Language, Public Administration, or a closely related field Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends Ability to interact comfortably and respectfully with diverse groups, including familiarity with Khmer-speaking communities SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE Ability to work independently and as part of a team, be flexible, and manage multiple assignments in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and populations by consistently exercising tact, good judgment, and a proactive, problem-solving-focused style. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability to de-escalate and resolve conflicts independently and effectively. Proficiency in the use of computers, including email, internet, and office productivity software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) SELECTION PROCEDURE Required documents for this position include 1. Cover Letter 2. Resume 3. Proof of Education (if qualifying for the position with academic degrees) 4. Answers to both the Translation Questions listed below (Text 1 and Text 2). I understand the instructions and will submit the required documents as PDF attachments to my application at the time of filing. The recruitment is open and continuous. The recruitment may close at any time if a qualified applicant is selected. TRANSLATION QUESTION As a Language Access Specialist, you will be expected to translate texts coming from every department in the city, representing a wide range of materials from large informational texts to short social media posts. Please translate the following sample texts into Khmer. You may submit the translated texts as PDFs. Please provide a heading above each translated text as "Text 1" and "Text 2", corresponding to the titles below. Text 1 One of the most common causes of sewer backups and overflows is a build-up and blockage of fats, oils, grease (FOG), or wipes. FOG and trash disposed of incorrectly down the drain or toilet can cause buildups in lateral pipelines and even the main pipeline leading to unpleasant (and unhealthy) overflows and backups into our homes, businesses, streets, beaches and storm drains. When FOG is poured down your sink or drain, it quickly cools and hardens, and will ultimately cause buildups or stoppages in the sewer line. Never pour any FOG or food down the toilet or drain, even if you have a garbage disposal. This includes all meat fats, lard, cooking and vegetable oils, sauces, dairy products, butter, and margarine. You can also use sink strainers while washing dishes to catch food. Text 2 Use your voice to represent your community! The Long Beach Independent Redistricting Commission will redraw the City's district lines and needs input on your community! #RedistrictLB2021Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 11, 2022
Part Time
DESCRIPTION *EXTENDED* Applications are available online beginning Friday, April 30, 2021 through 4:30 PM, Friday, January 7, 2022. EXTENDED Per the IAM Mou 2019-2023, any School Guard that has accumulated four years of total City service (equivalent to over 8,350 hours) shall be placed on P Step 28 (equal to $14.23). The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Under minimal supervision, guides children and adults safely across city streets at assigned intersections; employs good judgment in determining timing of crossings; guides children across in groups, with minimal interruption to flow of traffic; ensures precautions such as removal of skates, carrying of skateboards and walking of bicycles before entering the crosswalks; cautions and guides pedestrians by oral instruction, hand direction or signs; and performs other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE All applicants must be willing and able to do all of the following: Work anytime during the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.; Work split shifts; Stand and walk for 2 ½ - 3 hours per shift; Have a dependable automobile available for work; Repeatedly step up and down curbs; Pass a hearing and vision test; Have dependable transportation to be able to report to any School Guard station within one half-hour of notification; Be willing and able to work in a substitute-relief capacity for any one of the School Guard stations located throughout the City; Be available by telephone to receive calls for daily assignment prior to the start of shift; Work in all types of weather; Tactfully deal and communicate effectively with the public, especially children; Wear a department issued regulation uniform at all times when working. SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Work is seasonal (no guarantee of work during the summer), part-time (typically, a maximum of 6 hours per day in (2) hour blocks), and split shifts. The hours assigned will depend upon the location of the crossing station. As an example, a School Guard might work from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and 2:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. New School Guards will be used to relieve other School Guards located throughout the City, and must be available to meet all time schedules, from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All School Guards may be temporarily moved to other work locations as needed. Uniforms are furnished by the Department of Public Works. Employment for this position will begin with the start of the 2021-22 LBUSD school year. Currently scheduled for August 31, 2021. SELECTION PROCEDURE EXAMINATION WEIGHTS: Application and Supplemental Application...........................................................................Qualifying Screening of applicants will be conducted on the basis of application and required supplemental application submitted. The selection procedure will be conducted using a non-competitive process, which means applications are evaluated solely on training, experience, education, or certification. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligible list. Applicants receiving Veteran's credit will be placed on the eligible list first and then in order in which applications were filed. This is a continuous eligible list, which means eligible lists may be established periodically and may expire six months from their effective date. Applicants may apply only once during a four-month period. Applications received by May 5 , 2021, will be placed on Test #01 established eligible list for this recruitment. Based on the number of applications accepted, the selection procedure may be changed. In the event a revision is necessary, the affected persons will be notified. If you do not receive notification after two weeks of close of filing, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public. This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638. An Equal Opportunity Employer. J.O.B. F31N1-21 JKJ-SG 04/28/2021Closing Date/Time: 2/4/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 11, 2022
Part Time
DESCRIPTION The Office of Councilmember Roberto Uranga is looking for a highly motivated individual who can work in a fast-paced environment to join the District 7 team as a Part-Time Legislative Aide Under the direction of the Chief of Staff, the role of the Legislative Aide is to coordinate the Councilmember's schedule, assist in office operations and communication, assist with resident case work, assist with district events, and mobilization. This is an unclassified, non-career position. Unclassifiedpositions with the City do not require applying through the Civil Serviceprocess. All communication will be handled through the department.Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/visionbenefits; however, may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Non-careeremployees are limited to 1,600 work hours per service year (approximately 30hours/week) and are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours. This isat-will, part-time position. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinatedagainst COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical orreligious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human ResourcesDepartment. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Coordinate the Councilmember's schedule and calendar. Assist with resident casework. Assist in office operations and communications such as answering phone calls, checking voicemails, Respond to emails and initiate constituent casework Attend meetings and events with and on behalf of the Councilmember. Attend meetings and events in the evenings and on the weekends. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Graduation from high school or GED equivalency. Experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse populations for a community group, nonprofit or government agency. Flexibility to work weekends and evenings as needed. Bilingual (Spanish/English, Tagalog/English, and/or Khmer/English is a plus). Willingness to work other duties as assigned. Successful candidates will demonstrate: Excellent verbal and written skills. A strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to manage complex tasks and prioritize competing demands to meet deadlines. Team-focused, enjoy working as part of an active group of highly engaged individuals, sharing information readily with co-workers, and listening to and respecting others; able and willing to assist co-workers in the development of their own professional skills in order to ensure the team's success. SELECTION PROCEDURE SELECTION PROCEDURE To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit an online application with their cover letter and resume by January 28, 2021 at 4:30 pm . Cover letters should be addressed to Celina Luna, Chief of Staff. Incomplete applications or candidates who clearly do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. This position is an exempt, at-will position. This position will not accrue any civil service tenure or contractual employment rights. The Legislative Aide is appointed by, and serves at the pleasure of the Council Office, and may be removed without cause. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. Closing Date/Time: 1/28/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 08, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for a full-time, unclassified, at-will Secretary to support the Physician Services Bureau. Reporting to the Physician Services Bureau Manager, this position will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Physician Services Bureau Manager, Clinical Services Officer, and Clinical Services Division programs and staff. This position is located at the Main Health Department, 2525 Grand Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90815. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Screens and prioritizes requests of Bureau management; Arranges appointments and manages calendars for Bureau management; Plans, schedules, and coordinates monthly Bureau meetings, conferences, workshops, and auditing activities; Receives and screens office mail, email, and phone calls; Types and prepares a variety of letters, memorandum, reports, and records; Coordinates and tracks the workflow of several Bureau processes, including contracts for execution, approval requests for purchase orders, invoice payments, expense reimbursements, and technology service requests; Interprets Bureau and Department policies, procedures, and operations for the public and City personnel; Independently composes routine correspondence, reports, and notices, including regular interface with outside organizations and the public; Compiles information and data for use in preparing records, reports, and grant documents; Collects, reviews, and tracks timecards for Bureau staff; Sorting and distributes paystubs and timecards; Tracks inventory and ordering office supplies; Works with clinics to monitor, track and arrange equipment calibration Provides administrative support for special programs and initiatives; and Performs other related duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE High School Diploma or equivalent certification. Five years of professional experience performing progressively responsible clerical functions in an office setting. Willingness and ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed. Valid motor vehicle operator license. (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months if license is out of state. DMV K4 driver license information report printout required during onboarding if selected for position). PLEASE NOTE: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business, Public Health, or a closely related field . SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE: Advanced administrative, organizational, and time management skills, including the ability to handle confidential matters, manage multiple tasks and assignments, and consistently produce a professional work product. Excellent proofreading and interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and populations by consistently exercising tact, sound judgment, and a proactive, problem-solving focused style. Excellent attendance and punctuality. Proficiency in the use of computers including email, internet, and office productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel) with willingness to learn new applications. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Friday, January 21, 2022. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must apply online under "Current Openings" with their c over letter and resume as PDF attachments to their application at the time of filing at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs . Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education (if applicable). The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check and a physical examination prior to appointment if they are an external candidate. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4102 or email HE-PersonnelServices@longbeach.gov. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.Closing Date/Time: 1/21/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA, United States
Jan 08, 2022
Full Time
DESCRIPTION THE HARBOR DEPARTMENT IS SEEKING AN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE BOARD TO FILL AN OPEN POSITION. The Team... The five-member Board of Harbor Commissioners sets policy for the Port of Long Beach and oversees the staff of the City of Long Beach Harbor Department. The Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor, confirmed by the City Council, and are eligible to serve two six-year terms. The role of the Commission, while always important, has become increasingly challenging and complex in recent years. The Commission has taken a leadership role among global seaports in setting the standard in environmental initiatives. These initiatives are designed to accommodate and promote responsible growth and forecasts show significant growth at the Port over the next several decades. The Commission also has a leadership role in seaport safety and security, an area that has become increasingly important in recent years. Consequently, the Commission is at the forefront of addressing policy issues of local, regional, and national significance. To this end, the Commission interacts regularly with other seaport leaders as well as leaders in business, government and community affairs. On an administrative level, the Commission holds publicly noticed committee and board meetings. The Commission is the appointing authority for all positions in the Harbor Department and must approve all contracts in excess of $200,000. To promote the Port's business and to provide outstanding service, Commissioners meet with customers both locally and overseas, lead trade missions, and participate in important port-related conferences. Why we want to hear from YOU... The Port of Long Beach is committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and diverse work environment, with the ultimate goal of making BELONGING a norm. We hire amazing qualified teammates from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that embracing our differences, and establishing an environment that encourages a diversity of viewpoints and perspectives, makes us a stronger, more effective organization. We invite all of our teammates to bring their whole selves to work. We are huge advocates of LIFE/WORK BLEND - where LIFE leads the pack! Our teammates arrive daily with the ethos to collaborate, foster intellectual curiosity and provide unparalleled service. If you share these values and our enthusiasm, your next career opportunity is with THE PORT OF CHOICE! EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The Role... The Executive Assistant to the Board provides executive level administrative support for the Executive Officer to the Board and to the Board of Harbor Commissioners. This position is involved with high-level contacts and exposure to sensitive information necessitating considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgment. Key responsibilities: Provides executive secretarial and administrative support to the Executive Officer, Assistant Executive Officer, and the Board of Harbor Commissioners. Maintains the calendars for the Board of Harbor Commissioners and Executive Officer; coordinates, schedules, arranges and confirms meetings, appointments, conferences and hearings; screens requests for appointments. Provides backup support for arranging domestic and foreign travel for the Executive Officer and Board of Harbor Commissioners; creates itinerary; researches country entry criteria and provides data in travel package; obtains U.S. Passports and Visas when necessary. Tracks and reconciles all travel related expenses for Executive Officer, Assistant Executive Officer, and the Board of Harbor Commissioners. Processes all travel related reimbursement requests. Serves as central point of contact to coordinate Board or Harbor Commissioners, and Executive Officer's business meetings and activities. Supervises scheduling to ensure inclusion and availability of parties of interest. Provides backup support for Commission Administrative Officer with Board meeting materials preparation, including but not limited to: agenda preparation including memo approval, creation of agenda, agenda posting, meeting timestamping in Legistar. Primary liaison for any public callers or comments on agenda or non-agenda items. Reviews correspondence, business proposals, contracts and other documents to assess compatibility of obligations and sensitivity to the Executive Officer and Board of Harbor Commissioners' business interest in specific subject matter. Annotates points of concern and recommends execution, revision or rejection. Serves as the executive liaison with other divisions. Manages the use of the Harbor Commission Conference Room. Manages the use of and any Port reservations for the Civic Chambers. Primary liaison between City Clerk Office and Port for special use considerations of the Civic Chambers. Responsible for the set up and preparation of the Civic Chambers for all in-person Harbor Commission meetings, including but not limited to: preparation and processing of catering orders, meal set-up and distribution, meeting room set-up including preparation of materials accessible to the public including comment cards and agendas. Initiates and responds to email correspondence regarding a variety of topics for any community, local, state, and national organizations inquiring of the Harbor Commission Answers, screens and directs telephone calls and takes messages for the Harbor Commission Office. Coordinates meetings with managing directors, directors, managers and staff and provides requested information. Retrieves and distributes mail for the Commission Office including weekly packet preparation of all pertinent forthcoming meeting information and supplementary information documentation. Prioritizes correspondence and provides appropriate background materials for the Board of Harbor Commissioners' and Executive Officer's review, reply, and disposition. Acts as Timekeeper for Harbor Commissioners by completing timecards electronically on a weekly basis. Maintains Harbor Commission kitchen office and orders office supplies as needed and within budget. Creates and modifies spreadsheets to track data, including, but not limited to: all special and travel related events, conferences, and Board meeting dates with attendance record. Designs and creates new and custom forms to improve office functions and record keeping; examples: External Meeting Prep Sheet, and Commissioner Traveler Profile Composes, edits, prints and binds various types of correspondence, memoranda and reports for distribution and record keeping Provides backup support for other executive administration staff. Organizes, maintains and updates confidential files, electronic files, documents and records; creates, maintains and updates filing and tracking systems. Reviews invoices to calculate/verify prices, and to resolve discrepancies/problems. Promptly processes all received invoices using the city-wide MUNIS system Reconciles, prepares, and processes all Harbor Commissioner and Commission staff direct payment and reimbursement request. Creates purchase orders and sub-requisitions. Plans, organizes and makes arrangements for special events and meetings. May compose routine correspondence for the Harbor Commission Office. Performs other secretarial and administrative duties as required. Performs other related duties as assigned. Professional Knowledge and Characteristics: In order to REALLY catch our attention, your profile and experience will demonstrate the following professional attributes and strengths: Must be able to handle confidential information with complete discretion; a high degree of tact, diplomacy and discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential situations is required. Must be able to maintain an even temperament and have a willingness to change priorities and be flexible as circumstances dictate. Requires strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as the ability to work independently. Requires ability to establish, build and maintain effective communication and working relationships with all levels of employees, including top, middle and supervisory levels of management as well as external contacts. Must be able to anticipate internal client needs and answer questions. Requires a collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork. Requires extensive executive secretarial and administrative background. Requires knowledge of principles and practices of sound business communication; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation is essential. Requires a broad understanding of office concepts and principles. Basic knowledge of operating office equipment and machinery required. Extensive knowledge of customer service to employees and management required. A general understanding of Granicus/Legistar software a plus. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Education: High school diploma or equivalency is required. Prefer two or more years of college. Experience: Requires at least five years of progressively responsible executive secretarial experience, preferably in public administration. Requires prior experience working for the head of a division/department. Prior experience as an Executive Assistant working for a similar or larger sized company or organization, with similar responsibilities, is required. Prior experience working closely with multiple executives with diverse leadership styles is desirable. Prior Port or City experience is desirable. Special Note: This is an "at-will" position. The appointed candidate will serve at the discretion of the Port of Long Beach and can be terminated at any time. In such an event, the candidate has no right to any appeal or grievance procedure under any rule or regulation of the City of Long Beach. The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department. SELECTION PROCEDURE The Benefits... The Port of Long Beach has established an annual salary of up to $90,000. Placement will be based on qualifications. How do we start the conversation? The final filing date for this recruitment is: February 7 @ 11:59 pm PST. Please submit a cover letter and resume in PDF form with your application. The Port reserves the right to extend the closing date without notice in order to accept additional applications. Those individuals determined to be most qualified for the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. References will be completed for finalist candidates. If you require an accommodation because of a disability in order to participate in any phase of the application/selection process, please let us know. The Port of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. www.polb.comClosing Date/Time: 2/7/2022 11:59 PM Pacific