With the Bay Area economy exploding, Hayward is fast becoming a regional nerve center for new development and building activity. Spanning from our pristine western shoreline to the attractive foothills to our east, Hayward is the picture of cultural, geographic and economic diversity. With a vigorous and growing “Advanced Industries” sector, which the Brookings Institute has identified as a primary engine of the new economy, Hayward and its 160,000 residents are building the future today. The successful candidate will occupy a unique position at the nexus of commercial, residential and industrial activity in the Bay Area.

 

10 job(s) at City of Hayward

CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jan 12, 2021
Full Time
Description THE OPPORTUNITY We invite you to join a city that strives to be a healthier, more sustainable community -- the kind of place we'd like to pass along to our children. Guided by values of caring, openness and integrity, and working with a team of dedicated and passionate professional and regional partners, the Senior Water Resources Engineer will have a key role in developing and implementing sustainable water supply projects. DEADLINE TO APPLY: First review of applications will be on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:00PM THE POSITION The City of Hayward is seeking a Senior Water Resources Engineer for the Department of Public Works & Utilities. This senior-level position is responsible for implementing a diverse range of water resources activities, including sustainable groundwater management, recycled water, and water conservation. The Senior Water Resources Engineer reports directly to the Water Resources Manager and has a key role in ensuring a reliable and sustainable water supply for residents and businesses. The incumbent will have a hands-on role in implementing innovative water resource development projects, regional partnerships and water demand management. As examples, the successful candidate will manage technical aspects of the City's responsibilities as a Groundwater Sustainability Agency, including development and implementation of the Groundwater Sustainability Plan in cooperation with a regional partner and implementation of future phases of the City's recycled water program. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative individual with strong technical capabilities, excellent communication skills and the ability to establish positive working relationships with colleagues, local constituents and regional partners. A strong work ethic, accountability and commitment to sustainability in all aspects of water resources planning will also be required to succeed in this position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a mid-management level classification allocated to the Water Resources Division of the Utilities & Environmental Services Department. The incumbent is responsible for implementing water resources activities, including groundwater management, recycled water projects, water conservation, water transfers, and water-related sustainability goals. This position is distinguished from the Water Resources Manager by the latter position's overall responsibility for all aspects of the development and management of the City's water resources program. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Receives general supervision from the Water Resources Manager. SUPERVISION EXERCISED May exercise functional supervision over technical and administrative support personnel. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to: Implementing a wide range of water resources activities, including sustainable groundwater management, recycled water projects, dry year supply planning, water conservation programs, and water transfers. Managing the technical aspects of the City's responsibilities as a Groundwater Sustainability Agency under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA),including serving as the lead for preparation and implementation of the Groundwater Sustainability Plan, and managing the development and maintenance of technical resources such as modeling tools and databases. Managing water conservation and water use efficiency programs. Preparing technical analyses related to water resources, such as supply and demand projections, and water supply allocations during drought periods. Researching and preparing complex technical and administrative reports. Managing environmental assessments related to water resources projects, in compliance with state and federal requirements Managing implementation of select capital improvement projects related to water resources. Working cooperatively with federal, state and regional entities regarding a variety of water resource issues. Representing the City and working cooperatively with federal, state, and regional entities. Assisting the Water Resources Manager in negotiating and developing joint projects and multi-agency agreements with other federal, state and regional entities. Tracking and evaluating legislation and regulations as they pertain to water supply and preparing analyses and comments to address the City's interests. Developing water supply assessments in compliance with California Water Code and any subsequent laws and regulations that integrate land use and water supply planning. Preparing Urban Water Management Plans. Preparing grant and loan applications for water supply projects and studies. Participating in the procurement and supervision of technical consultants, including preparing and issuing requests for proposals, participating in selection, negotiating professional services agreements, and supervising work. Assisting in preparing goals and objectives related to water resources programs. Preparing City Council and Council Committee communications, including reports and presentation materials. Performing related duties as assigned Making presentations to various elected and appointed officials, including City Council and Council Committees, as well as community groups. Championing the implementation of sustainable initiatives in the City's water resources programs. Building and maintaining positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of excellent customer service. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of : Current methods, technologies, principles and practices of water resource management, including storage, surface water, groundwater, recycled water and water transfers. Principles of hydrology, hydraulics and hydrogeology. Computer applications relating to water resources planning and modeling, including basic knowledge of GIS tools and groundwater models. Typical water project funding sources, including grants and loans, preparation of applications and administration. Requirements of environmental impact assessments, CEQA and NEPA. Pertinent federal and state laws and regulations related to California water resources, including SGMA Principles and practices of analytical research, project management and contract administration. Techniques and principles of effective interpersonal communication. Principles and methods of report writing and presentations Research methods and techniques. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Statistics and statistical methods. Ability to : Implement principles, practices and methods associated with water resources management, including hydrology, hydraulics, groundwater management, recycled water and water transfers. Apply knowledge of water rights, laws, and economics to water resource management, including groundwater management and water transfers. Prepare cost/benefit and alternative analyses. Analyze and interpret technical materials, financial reports and legal documents, in order to make sound recommendations. Identify, apply for, and administer grants and loans. Prepare or oversee the preparation of environmental assessments in compliance with CEQA and NEPA. Operate a personal computer, including sophisticated modeling programs and basic GIS applications Work cooperatively with staff from federal, state and regional entities to achieve common goals while representing the City's interests. Prepare clear and concise written reports. Develop and manage resources, budgets, and schedules for specific projects. Interpret, apply and explain laws, rules, codes, and City policies and procedures. Make sound decisions with solid problem-solving methods. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Experience : Four (4) years of progressively responsible professional-level experience as an engineer or related field with a focus on water resources management, including one (1) year of supervisory experience. Education : Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in natural or physical sciences or engineering. A Master's degree in a similar field is desirable. License or Certificate : Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or equivalent professional registration/certification in a science field. Supplemental Information SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Based on the information provided, those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, and/or written examination. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting the Human Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (877) 204-4442. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: 2/12/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jan 09, 2021
Full Time
Description Salary: $170,123 - $206,835 (effective January 1, 2021) The Position Under general direction of the Director of Public Works, this position plans, directs, supervises, and reviews the activities, projects and programs in the Utilities Division and is responsible for all Utilities Division activities, including water distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, recycled water, and groundwater. OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES The next Assistant Public Works Director - Utilities will be presented with a number of known challenges and opportunities in which to excel including: - In coordination with the East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD) and the Alameda County Water District, the City is working to develop a jointly prepared groundwater sustainability plan that covers the entire East Bay Plain Subbasin. - The City's recycled water program includes approximately 8 miles of distribution pipeline. Customers are just beginning to come online and there are plans for additional expansion. - The wastewater collection and treatment infrastructure is in good condition, with ongoing capital projects to maintain the systems. The City has committed to a project in approximately five years that will involve between $60-$100 million in investments to manage nutrients discharged into the Bay. - The next Assistant Director will represent Hayward in an area with many effective regional collaborations through both formal associations and Joint Powers Agencies, as well as informational relationships with regional partners. The next Assistant Director will play a key leadership role in this capacity to represent the City of Hayward. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will be an experienced utilities manager with strong technical and professional skills applied daily in the oversight of major municipal utilities that include water distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, recycled water, and ground water. The Assistant Director of Public Works - Utilities is expected to be a personable and fiscally astute leader with a firm commitment to excellent service, regulatory compliance, staff development, and community responsiveness. Having experience developing capital and operating budgets is highly desirable. In Hayward, a high priority is placed on customer service for all its residential, developers, and other commercial customers. The ideal candidate will have a customer service mindset and the ability to permeate that culture throughout the organization. racial equity, diversity, and inclusion. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education: A Bachelor's degree in civil, mechanical, or environmental engineering from an accredited college or university. A Master's degree in a similar field is desirable. Experience: Five years of progressively responsible supervisory and administrative experience as a senior-level engineer or related field with a focus on water resources, water distribution or wastewater collection and treatment, including three years at the management level. Certificate: Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of California, at the time of appointment. Supplemental Information The Recruitment Process Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website: Ralph Anderson & Associates www.ralphandersen.com To view the recruitment brochure, click on: Assistant Director of Public Works - Utilities (Download PDF reader) Feel free to contact Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process. The City of Hayward, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Search Schedule Filing Deadline January 19, 2021 Preliminary Screening Interviews TBD Interviews with City TBD These dates have been confirmed, and it is recommended that you plan your calendar accordingly. Closing Date/Time: 1/19/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Dec 21, 2020
Full Time
Description UPDATED: Next review scheduled for September 21, 2020; First round applicants need not apply; open until filled. City of Hayward is excited to announce an opportunity to join its progressive and dynamic Engineering team as an Assistant or Associate Civil Engineer. This position performs journey level and professional engineering work in conjunction with Sepdesign, plan check, and construction, and maintenance of solar, water and wastewater projects. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Assistant Civil Engineer - This classification performs journey level professional engineering work in conjunction with construction and maintenance of Public Works projects. Monthly rate : $7,646- $9,305 Associate Civil Engineer - This classification performs more difficult and complex engineering design work on private development and public works projects; and supervise the work of Assistant Civil Engineers and Engineering Technicians performing related work. Monthly rate : $8,875 - $10,773 Incumbents may advance from the Assistant Civil Engineer to the Associate Civil Engineer level, as recommended by their supervisor and approved by the Director of Public Works, as they learn City and departmental practices and procedures. As knowledge and experience are gained, the work becomes broader in scope and assignments are more varied and are performed under more general supervision. Advancement to the higher classification requires gaining the knowledge, skill, experience and credentials that meet the qualifications for that class and demonstrating the ability to consistently perform the work of the higher classification. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Assistant Civil Engineer Prepare and check engineering plans, cost estimates, designs and specifications for a variety of private development and Utility projects including wastewater treatment, sanitary sewers, storm drains, and water lines Perform engineering calculations Develop estimates of initial and long-term maintenance and operation costs for utility projects Provide engineering support for construction projects Coordinate with contractors, engineers and property owners Attend project meetings and engineering conferences Associate Civil Engineer Perform higher level professional engineering work such as the design of large and complex projects, and plan check water and wastewater projects Manage the planning and design of water, wastewater, and recycled water projects Assign, supervise and review the work of professional and technical personnel Prepare environmental studies and facility planning documents Provide engineering services during construction of large and complex water, wastewater, and recycled water projects A complete job description can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov . Minimum Qualifications ASSISTANT CIVIL ENGINEER Any combination equivalent to the experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two (2) years experience in engineering related to design and construction in public works or applicable field. Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with a four year degree in Civil Engineering. Licenses and Certificates: Ability to obtain a valid Class C California Drivers License upon appointment. An Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T) Certificate issued by the California Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Knowledge of basic civil engineering principles. Knowledge of basic street and utility design. Ability to: Ability to collect, organize and interpret a variety of project-related information. Ability to perform civil engineering drafting. Ability to estimate project costs. Ability to research and interpret local, state and federal regulations. Ability to keep a project moving to completion and meet project deadlines. Ability to work independently. Oral communication skills to effectively communicate one to one and in groups, on the phone and in person. Interpersonal skills to initiate and maintain effective working relationships with staff, developers, and the public. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment: ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, squat, climb and lift up to 30 pounds and to work outdoors or in a confined workspace. ASSOCIATE CIVIL ENGINEER Experience: Three (3) years of engineering experience related to design, land development and construction in public works or applicable field, with one (1) year of the experience being after acquiring the Professional Engineering License. Education: Equivalent to a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's license at time of appointment. Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer in the State of California. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Civil engineering principles and practices as applied to municipal civil engineering. Methods and materials, including methods of inspection and testing of materials used for public works projects. Principles of supervision and leadership. Ability to: Prepare clear and concise plans. Prioritize public works projects and meet project deadlines. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application, the required licenses,and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Be sure to scan and attach a copy of the required documents to your on-line application . Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Based on the information provided, those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, and/or written examination. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. * Completion of this Supplemental Questionnaire is required for your application to be considered and is an integral part of the examination process. Writing 'see resume' or 'N/A' is not a sufficient response. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employmentbackground/referencecheck that mayinclude,but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receiveemailnoticefromNeogov/Government Jobsand the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.NeoGov.com. Paper applications can be obtained by contacting HR at: employment@hayward-ca.gov. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow atleastone (1)hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided byGovernment Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (877) 204-4442. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Dec 21, 2020
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY : Open Until Filled Next Review Date: TBD Please note, this is the posting for the "Community Service Officer - Jailer (Lateral)" position. If you do not meet the lateral requirements listed below, please apply for the City of Hayward entry- level "Community Service Officer - Jailer" position listed on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/haywardca DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Community Service Officer performs a variety of non-sworn police duties related to investigations, crime prevention, reporting, property, traffic, booking, searching, monitoring and transportation of prisoners. Primarily assigned to work in the jail facility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a specialized non-sworn classification, performing a wide variety of technical support duties in the Police Department. Assignments are primarily performed in the City jail; also support various divisions and may be subject to rotation. It is distinguished from Police Officers who perform a variety of duties involving the protection of life and property and routinely respond to hazardous emergency calls. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Receives general supervision from Jail Supervisor, Jail Administrator, or assigned management staff. SUPERVISION EXERCISED May provide lead direction in the absence of Jail Supervisor. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Performs duties related to processing prisoners through jail, including booking and advising of procedures and telephone rights; searching prisoners for weapons, narcotics or other hazards and contraband; housing, care and control of adult prisoners and juvenile arrestees; conducting property inventory, medical screening and prisoner classification; and provide for telephone calls and visitations. Is required to perform full custodial searches as needed. Performs appropriate fingerprint procedure (i.e. live scan service) and transmits for confirmation of identification; and registers offenders in applicable systems. Conducts warrant checks, makes confirmation with appropriate agency and updates related systems through computer and teletype. Collects information to complete Alameda County consolidated arrest reports. Maintains jail security, observes prisoners in detention, and prepares documentation of behavior. Performs prisoner exit processing, issues receipts for bail, completes computer processing and prepares appropriate documentation for release. Transport prisoners to court or other jail facilities. Responds to public inquiries in person or by telephone. Responds to and drafts letters and general correspondence related to assigned area. Testifies in court or at hearings on case records and investigative activities and in court proceedings. Performs traffic control for accidents, parades, large public events, congested situations, etc. Enforces parking regulations, writes and approves traffic citations. Operate various police related equipment such as a radio, mobile terminals, cameras and computer systems. Prepares and maintains a wide variety of forms and records, including police reports. Prepares documentation and makes arrangements for towing and impoundment of vehicles. Performs related non-sworn police duties and responsibilities as required. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation in completing clear and concise reports and correspondence. General principles and practices used to establish effective police/community relations. Use and basic capabilities of computerized record and information systems. Safe work methods and safety regulations. Ability to: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with other City employees and members of the public; maintain a professional, courteous demeanor under adverse, difficult, and confrontational situations. Read, understand, interpret and apply policies and procedures as well as learn and apply pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. Learn and apply mandated advanced defensive tactics methods and application of necessary control and self-defense procedures. Prepare paperwork and reports related to area of assignment. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrate sound judgment, tact, and integrity. Perform assigned duties with general supervision. Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time and application of necessary control and self-defense procedures. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment, specialized software applications programs and assigned equipment. Work varied hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Successfully complete the State of California, Board of Corrections Correctional Officer Core course within one year of date of employment. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience - One (1) year of experience working in a jail facility and successful completion of the Basic Correction Officer Core Course by the California Board of Corrections Standards and Training. OR Possess a California Peace Officer Standards and Training Basic Academy Certificate. Please be sure to attach a copy of your POST Basic Academy Certificateby the application deadline in order tobe considered. Education - Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License - Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) year. SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application. Applications must be submitted by: next review date 5/29/2019. The selection process will include: Pre-qualifying background questionnaire via Survey Monkey to determine eligibility to advance in the process.Final selection and job offer is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive police background investigation , including personal history, prior job performance and activities that may negatively affect job performance, as well as a medical examination and psychological examination . Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Applicants will be notified electronically viaGovernmentJobs.comas to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice fromNeoGov/Government Jobsand the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting theHuman Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow atleastone (1)hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided byNeoGov. If you have problems while applying online, please contact theNeoGovHelp Desk at (877) 204-4442. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Not less than 18 years of age at time of appointment (Section 6035, Penal Code). Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Dec 21, 2020
Full Time
Description POLICE OFFICER (ACADEMY GRADUATE / ACADEMY PARTICIPANT/ FTO) Candidates must have successfully completed a California POST approved Basic Police Academy with a valid California POST Academy Certificate; OR Currently attending a POST approved Basic Police Academy and/or has been accepted to a POST approved Basic Police Academy . The City of Hayward is accepting application for Police Officer--Academy Graduates and Academy Participants. Police Officers at the City of Hayward perform a wide variety of law enforcement assignments including but not limited to: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication. These require operating a patrol car or motorcycle, arresting and citing violators of laws, writing reports, serving warrants, testifying in court and providing information to the public. Those candidates who are currently participating in the Police Academy would be hired as a Police Officer Trainee ($5,837-$6,125) . The Police Officer Trainee is hired into a civilian position for the period of time they are assigned to the police academy. Upon successful completion of training at the academy, Trainees will then be sworn in and appointed to the classification of Police Officer. Police Officer Trainee benefits are limited to those of a civilian employee. THE DEPARTMENT The Hayward Police Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the city by maintaining partnerships with its diverse community, together creating safe and cohesive neighborhoods. We pledge to safeguard the lives and property of the people served, and to reduce the incidence and fear of crime. We do this by treating all people fairly and equitably; and by being ethical, honest, responsive, and professional in the services we provide. We are accountable to one another and to the community. The Hayward Police Department is comprised of a staff of 197 sworn personnel and 124 professional staff. The Department supports a Community Policing philosophy and offers excellent promotional and special assignment opportunities. The Patrol Division currently works 3-12.5 hour days and has weekends off at least six months out of the year . Patrol Officers enjoy a minimum of 9 training days per year. Detectives who work investigations (SVU, Homicide, Gangs, Narcotics, etc.) receive incentive pay and participate in several task forces in Alameda County. Officers have a wide variety of specialty assignments to choose from, such as School Resource Officer, K9, Special Duty Unit (street enforcement related to gangs), and Traffic (motors). For more informationabout The Hayward Police Department, please visit www.joinhaywardpd.com. DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Police Officer patrols the City's commercial, industrial, and residential districts; enforces laws and ordinances of the state of California and the city of Hayward, works closely with the community to preserve the peace and promote public safety; carefully documents own activities in written reports and statements; performs a wide variety of law enforcement assignments such as patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, radio communications, and administrative services; provides court testimony; investigates crimes such as burglary, robbery, assault, and disturbing the peace; assists firefighters and emergency medical technicians; and performs related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Work normally consists of routine police tasks performed according to Department rules and regulations. Incumbents receive general and special instructions and must be able to act without direct supervision. The absence of ongoing supervisory responsibilities distinguishes this class from the class of Police Sergeant. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General supervision is provided by higher level officers. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Provide occasional supervision to volunteers, reserve officers and professional support staff. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Patrols the assigned area on foot or in patrol vehicle, makes routine security checks, inspects places of possible disorder and keeps alert to discover suspect circumstances or persons. Operates a patrol car, motorcycle, or other vehicle Responds to radio and telephone dispatches and appears at scene or disorder or crime. Resolves disputes, admonishes individuals, responds to accidents and provide emergency first aid. Arrests and cites violators of laws and ordinances. Investigates calls and complaints. Investigates traffic accidents. Prepares and documents cases; write reports; serve warrants and subpoenas; and testifies in court. Writes citations. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property. Coordinates crime scene control; makes initial investigations of crimes and crime scenes. Assists Detectives and other investigators in crime investigation. Watches for suspicious cars, curfew violators and wanted persons. Operates two-way radio equipment. Takes fingerprints and photographs and processes evidence Assists in booking and jailing prisoners. Processes and transports prisoners. Directs traffic. Questions suspects and witnesses. Provides information, directions, other services and assistance to the public. Inspects patrol cars/motorcycles, equipment and weapons to ensure proper operation. Prepares for and participates in planned events; stands and directs traffic at collision scenes and demonstrations; controls crowds; and cooperates with City, State and other agencies to secure areas at special events or crime scenes. Participates in special details and assignments. May serve as a field training officer. Perform related duties as assigned. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge Of: Basic law enforcement terminology and concepts. Public relations in law enforcement. Techniques for dealing with people of all socio-economic levels under hostile and emergency situations. Safe vehicle operation. Principles of first aid. Ability to: Learn principles, practices, procedures, terminology and operation of equipment used in law enforcement and crime prevention and investigation. Read and interpret laws, ordinances, regulations and Department policies. Analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action. Drive a vehicle safely. Write clear, concise and accurate reports. Understand and follow oral and written directions. Observe and accurately recall places, names, faces, descriptive characteristics and details of incidents. Perform physical tasks inherent in the work of a Police Officer. Be courteous but firm with the public when needed React quickly and calmly under emergency and stressful situations. Make sound decisions. Develop skill in the use of a firearm. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Perform physically demanding tasks for extended periods of time. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One (1) year in a law enforcement agency within the last thirty-six (36) months and possession of a current Basic California P.O.S.T Certificate. OR Currently employed by a law enforcement agency and have successfully passed a field training officer (FTO) program, but have yet to complete probation. OR Successful completion of a California Basic P.O.S.T approved academy certificate. Obtained within the past eighteen (18) months from date of application is desirable. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Possession of an Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is desirable. Necessary Special Qualifications: - Free of any felony convictions. - A citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship (Government Code Para. 1031). - Age, not less than 21 years at time of appointment. - Vision in each eye, correctable to at least 20/30. - Must pass a background investigation. - Must meet all Department medical, physical and psychological standards. Licenses and Certificates : Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to: work in a standard office environment and use standard office equipment and current software; to work in a field environment in various weather conditions; grasp, perform repetitive hand movements and fine coordination to prepare documents and data using a computer keyboard and mouse/trackball; sit for prolonged periods of time; walk, stand, crouch, reach, twist, turn, kneel, bend, squat, stoop, run and safely lift and move equipment and material weighing up to 45 pounds; converse by telephone, by email, in person, and to small or large groups and be clearly understood; read and comprehend legal, technical, and complex documents, interact with the public and all different levels of City staff in an effective and professional manner; and safely drive to various locations throughout the City and County to fulfill assigned duties. Essential functions much be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. PROBATIONARY PERIOD : Two (2) Years P200 Police Officer Created: March 1969 Last Revised: August 2018 EEO Code: 04 FPPC STATUS: Non-Designated FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Dec 21, 2020
Full Time
Description The City of Hayward is accepting applications for Police Officer--Lateral. Police Officers at the City of Hayward perform a wide variety of law enforcement assignments including but not limited to: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication. These require operating a patrol car or motorcycle, arresting and citing violators of laws, writing reports, serving warrants, testifying in court and providing information to the public. ABOUT HAYWARD Hayward has been routinely billed as one of the most diverse cities in the state of California. We're proud of that. We thrive on the vibrant mix of cultures and customs that makes Hayward such a wonderful place to live, work and play. For well over a century, Hayward has been a "community of opportunity," a city with open arms and an enviable list of resources to help newcomers build their dreams. Unlike many other Bay Area cities, Hayward remains accessible, affordable and primed for growth. People are beginning to see Hayward for everything it has to offer: a warm and inviting climate, easy access to three international airports within 20 minutes, affordable real estate, superior water resources, well-run city government, considerable open space and a host of recreational opportunities. Add an educated workforce, a wide range of housing options and one of California's most diverse populations, and you have the ingredients for an unparalleled location: Hayward, the Heart of the Bay. THE DEPARTMENT The Hayward Police Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the city by maintaining partnerships with its diverse community, together creating safe and cohesive neighborhoods. We pledge to safeguard the lives and property of the people served, and to reduce the incidence and fear of crime. We do this by treating all people fairly and equitably; and by being ethical, honest, responsive, and professional in the services we provide. We are accountable to one another and to the community. The Hayward Police Department is comprised of a staff of 197 sworn personnel and 124 professional staff. The Department supports a Community Policing philosophy and offers excellent promotional and special assignment opportunities. The Patrol Division currently works 3-12.5 hour days and has weekends off at least six months out of the year. Patrol Officers enjoy a minimum of 9 training days per year. Detectives who work investigations (SVU, Homicide, Gangs, Narcotics, etc.) receive incentive pay and participate in several task forces in Alameda County. Officers have a wide variety of specialty assignments to choose from, such as School Resource Officer, K9, Special Duty Unit (street enforcement related to gangs), and Traffic (motors). For more informationabout The Hayward Police Department, please visit www.joinhaywardpd.com. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Patrols the assigned area on foot or in patrol vehicle, makes routine security checks, inspects places of possible disorder and keeps alert to discover suspect circumstances or persons. Operates a patrol car, motorcycle, or other vehicle Responds to radio and telephone dispatches and appears at scene or disorder or crime. Resolves disputes, admonishes individuals, responds to accidents and provide emergency first aid. Arrests and cites violators of laws and ordinances. Investigates calls and complaints. Investigates traffic accidents. Prepares and documents cases; write reports; serve warrants and subpoenas; and testifies in court. Writes citations. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property. Coordinates crime scene control; makes initial investigations of crimes and crime scenes. Assists Detectives and other investigators in crime investigation. Watches for suspicious cars, curfew violators and wanted persons. Operates two-way radio equipment. Takes fingerprints and photographs and processes evidence Assists in booking and jailing prisoners. Processes and transports prisoners. Directs traffic. Questions suspects and witnesses. Provides information, directions, other services and assistance to the public. Inspects patrol cars/motorcycles, equipment and weapons to ensure proper operation. Prepares for and participates in planned events; stands and directs traffic at collision scenes and demonstrations; controls crowds; and cooperates with City, State and other agencies to secure areas at special events or crime scenes. Participates in special details and assignments. May serve as a field training officer. Perform related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One (1) year in a law enforcement agency within the last thirty-six (36) months and possession of a current Basic California P.O.S.T Certificate. Education : High school diploma or equivalent (possession of an Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is desirable). License Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Necessary Special Qualifications: - Free of any felony convictions. - A citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship (Government Code Para. 1031). - 21 years of age at time of appointment. - Vision in each eye, correctable to at least 20/30. - Must pass a background investigation. - Must meet all Department medical, physical and psychological standards. - Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge Of: Basic law enforcement terminology and concepts. Public relations in law enforcement. Techniques for dealing with people of all socio-economic levels under hostile and emergency situations. Safe vehicle operation. Principles of first aid. Ability to: Learn principles, practices, procedures, terminology and operation of equipment used in law enforcement and crime prevention and investigation. Read and interpret laws, ordinances, regulations and Department policies. Analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action. Drive a vehicle safely. Write clear, concise and accurate reports. Understand and follow oral and written directions. Observe and accurately recall places, names, faces, descriptive characteristics and details of incidents. Perform physical tasks inherent in the work of a Police Officer. Be courteous but firm with the public when needed React quickly and calmly under emergency and stressful situations. Make sound decisions. Develop skill in the use of a firearm. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Perform physically demanding tasks for extended periods of time. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : Two (2) Years SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application, a copyof a Basic POST Certificate and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Be sure to scan and attach a copy of your Basic POST Certificate to your on-line application . Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Based on the information provided, those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include a pre-background questionnaire and an oral, practical, and/or written examination. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Those candidates ranking highest on the eligible list will be granted a selection interview where they will be interviewed by the Personnel and Training Administrator of the Hayward Police Department. At that time, candidates will need to bring a copy of a police report they authored documenting a self-initiated arrest (felonies preferred). Those candidates deemed most highly qualified from the selection interview may be invited to interview with the Chief of Police. Final selection and job offer is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive police background investigation, including personal history, prior job performance and activities that may negatively affect job performance, as well as a medical examination and psychological examination. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receiveemailnoticefromNeogov/Government Jobsand the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting theHuman Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow atleastone (1)hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided byGovernment Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (855)524-5627. The City of Hayward reserves the right to modify theselection processas necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Dec 21, 2020
Part Time
Description The City of Hayward invites applications for Reserve Officer. FINAL FILING DATE : Continuous. Reserve Officers work on a voluntary basis. Time requirements are a minimum of 20 hours per month. There are currently 25 openings for Reserve Officer. THE DEPARTMENT : The Hayward Police Department is comprised of a staff of 197 full time and 25 Reserve sworn personnel, and 124 professional staff. The Department supports a Community Policing philosophy and offers excellent promotional and special assignment opportunities. Reserve Officers enjoy a minimum of 9 training days per year. THE POSITION : Duties include a wide variety of law enforcement assignments including but not limited to: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication. These require operating a patrol car, arresting and citing violators of laws, writing reports, serving warrants, testifying in court and providing information to the public. Level II and Level III Reserve Officers that are interested in performing communication dispatch duties are invited to apply. Safety equipment is provided at no cost. A three year commitment to the Reserve Bureau is desirable. Minimum Qualifications ENTRY AND LATERAL EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION : Experience and Certification : Valid basic P.O.S.T Certificate, valid Level I, or valid Level II or valid Level III P.OS.T. Certificate Education : High school diploma or equivalent Licenses : Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS : • Free of any felony convictions. • A citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship (Government Code Para. 1031). • Not less than 21 years of age at time of appointment. • Vision in each eye, correctable to at least 20/30. • Must pass a background investigation. • Must meet all Department medical, physical and psychological standards. • Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Supplemental Information SELECTION PROCEDURE : Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application, valid Basic P.O.S.T Certificate, or Level II Certificate, valid WSTB Physical Agility score of 384 or above, a "T" score of 50 or above, and a writing sample, to be considered. Application packets will be screened by a qualified appraisal panel and candidates considered best qualified based on the information provided, will move forward in the examination process. APPLICATIONS : Applications can be obtained by calling the Reserve Bureau at (510) 293-7089. Email: mike.rippy@hayward-ca.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Dec 21, 2020
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY : Open Until Filled Please note, this is the posting for the "Lateral Communications Operator" position. See below for Lateral Communications Operator requirements. The City of Hayward is adhering to the Alameda County Public Health Department's order to shelter in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.While the order is in effect, the City is allowing for the typing certificate requirement to be satisfied later in the selection process. The typing certificate is not required to apply for the position, but will be required prior to appointment. THE POSITION: The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Lateral Communications Operator. DEFINITION Under general supervision from the Communications Supervisor, the Communications Operator operates a computer aided dispatch system receiving calls and dispatching police, fire or other City services. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a journey technical level position in which incumbents are expected to independently perform the full range of duties assigned. This class is distinguished from the Communications Supervisor in that the latter provides technical and functional supervision over assigned communication personnel. THE DEPARTMENT The Communications Center in the Support Services Division of the Hayward Police Department is responsible for dispatching both Police and Fire Services throughout the City of Hayward. The Hayward Police Department is one of 18 CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement) accredited police departments in California and is committed to maintaining CALEA's high standards and broadly recognized excellence. The Communications Center is frequently the first point of contact that a member of the public will have when requesting assistance from the City of Hayward. The information gathered by the communications operator during this contact is critical to a positive outcome. The Communications Center consists of six (6) stations with each communications operator assigned to a specific job. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Receives emergency and non-emergency calls from the public, private companies and other jurisdictions. Dispatches police and fire personnel or other City services in response to such calls. Relays emergency and non-emergency information to public safety personnel in the field. Relays information to other agencies as required. Monitors multiple frequencies. Maintains accurate record of location and status of public safety units. Operates a manual dispatch system when necessary. Assists in relaying information during response to natural disasters. Performs related work as necessary. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: English usage, including comprehension and grammar. Ability to: Read and comprehend information and instructions. Learn to operate manual and computer aided radio and telephone equipment in dispatching public safety equipment and personnel. Perform several job tasks effectively under pressure for sustained periods of time. Memorize and retain information from a variety of sources. Interpret information from distraught, incoherent or angry callers and relay critical facts to appropriate emergency ornonemergencypersonnel. Assign priorities both to incoming calls and to the dispatch of calls for service. Speak clearly and concisely via radio, telephone and in person. Respond to requests for emergency andnonemergencyservices in a professional and courteous manner. Type accurately at a speed of 35 words per minute. Work various shifts, including day, swing and graveyard as well as weekends and holidays. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. A complete job description and list of duties can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov. Minimum Qualifications LATERAL REQUIREMENTS: Experience: Two (2) years of experience as a public safety dispatcher for a Public Safety Answering Point, including heavy public contact while performing multiple tasks and using a computer-aided dispatch system. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade. Licenses and Certificates: Completion of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Public Safety Dispatcher course is highly desirable. OTHER REQUIREMENTS The City of Hayward is adhering to the Alameda County Public Health Department's order to shelter in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.While the order is in effect, the City is allowing for the typing certificate requirement to be satisfied later in the selection process. The typing certificate is not required to apply for the position, but will be required prior to appointment. Typing Certificate:A typing certificate with 35 net wordsper minute1.Certificates will be accepted from a public school, business school or temporaryagency; certificatesfrom Internet testing services and/or home computer CD testing will NOT be accepted. 2.Typing certificate (or signed statement on official letterhead from the testing agency) must be dated no earlier than six (6) months prior to the date of the application filing . 3.Typing certificate (or signed letter) must state all of the following information: •Five (5)-minute timed typing test. •Gross typing speed in words per minute. •Gross number of errors. •Net words per minute. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : Two (2) years C635 CommunicationsOperator SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application andresponses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. The typing certificate is not required to apply for the position, but will be required prior to appointment. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Only those candidates meeting "Lateral Requirements" will continue in the selection process. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employmentbackground/referencecheck that mayinclude,but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receiveemailnoticefromNeogov/Government Jobsand the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting theHuman Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow atleastone (1)hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided byGovernment Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (855)524-5627. The City of Hayward reserves the right to modify theselection processas necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Dec 21, 2020
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY : Next review is on February 15, 2021; Open Until Filled; First round applicants need not apply. THE POSITION The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Family Counselor. Under general direction, the Family Counselor provides crisis intervention, counseling, and referral services to youth, families, and individuals and performs other related duties as required, such as school based, case management, and gang prevention/intervention services. This position is partially funded by Alameda County Probation Department, Delinquency Prevention Network, RFP 901499. THE DEPARTMENT The Youth and Family Services Bureau (YFSB) is a unique part of the Hayward Police Department where police officers and professional counselors work side by side offering a variety of services to the residents of Hayward. For more than 40 years, YFSB has focused on helping families succeed at home, school and in the community. YFSB seeks to strengthen the Hayward community through creating opportunities for kids to grow up in healthy and safe neighborhoods and schools. The dedicated YFSB staff strives to reduce delinquency and crime through a range of services that address the specific needs of each family. When a child is getting into trouble, sometimes law enforcement is not the answer. Sometimes it is. The teamwork between the cops and counselors in YFSB allows for each family's unique situation to be assessed. YFSB also offers a variety of prevention services that encourage youth to stay out of trouble and provide them with positive ways to engage with their peers and the community. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a journey level professional classification and the incumbent performs the full range of counseling duties within the Youth and Family Services Bureau of the Hayward Police Department. Employees at this level receive occasional instruction as new or unusual situations arise. Positions in this classification differ from the higher level Counseling Supervisor in that the latter is responsible for providing direct supervision to professional and clerical staff. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Provides crisis intervention services to youth, families, individuals, and couples including but not limited to crises involving incorrigible youth, dependent children under the court's custody, domestic violence, first time offenders, and the hospitalization of individuals dangerous to self and others. Provides counseling to youth, families, couples, individuals and groups. Maintains crisis intake log, case files and service statistics. Provides referral information to the public, and other agencies. Participates in division, department, community and school meetings. Provides support service, consultation and training to patrol officers on juvenile and mental health topics. Provides case management services to youth and their families. Provides school based services to students and their families, including consultation and training for school administrators and teachers, implementation of school climate initiatives, and coordination of site-based student support services. Provides gang prevention and intervention services to at risk and gang involved youth and their families. Maintains formal and informal liaison with mental health professionals and service providers including courts, schools, private therapists, hospitals, probation and other agencies. Provides emergency psychological evaluation and recommendations. Responds to critical incidents and other in-field emergency situations. Performs related work as necessary. A complete job description and list of duties can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov . JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of : The theory and principles of human development, particularly child development. The theory and principles of social aspects of mental and emotional adjustment, including normal and abnormal behavior. Principles, methods and current practices of crisis intervention and counseling, which includes interviewing techniques, assessment and treatment modalities. Principles, methods and current practices of social casework. The theory and principles of child abuse, elder abuse and domestic violence treatment. The theory, principles and current practices of gang prevention and intervention. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM V) system of diagnosis. Proficiency in the use of computer skills, including multiple software formats, email and storage of digital files. Community resources in the mental health and human services areas. Ability to: Perform crisis intervention and counseling services. Establish effective and productive casework relationships with youth, families, and individuals. Establish cooperative working relationships with police officers in the handling of crisis calls. Establish cooperative working relationships with educators and school site personnel. Work independently, make sound decisions and set priorities under stressful conditions. Work collaboratively in the highly structured environment of a police department while maintaining accepted professional standards of clinical practice. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Maintain records, including statistics, and to prepare reports. Work varied shifts. Effectively manage time, meet deadlines and prioritize workload. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of experience and education equivalent to that which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Experience : One (1) year providing counseling or psychotherapy to youth, families, groups and individuals. Experience with probation involved or at-risk youth and experience with school based mental health services are highly desirable; experience working in school settings is highly desirable. Education : Equivalent to a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Social Work or a closely related field or a Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. (Note: Applicants with a related Master's Degree in progress are also encouraged to apply. Selected candidate will need to provide proof of graduate degree completion by the start date of employment.) Licenses & Certificates : Possession of a valid License in Marriage and Family Therapy (L.M.F.T.), Licensed Clinical Social Work (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C), Licensed Clinical Psychologist or a closely related field is highly desirable. Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : One (1) year. SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. If you possess any licenses or certifications, please attach copies of them. The selection process will include: Pre-qualifying background questionnaire via Survey Monkey, a written examination, a computer skills examination and oral panel to determine eligibility to advance in the process. Final selection and job offer is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive police background investigation, including personal history, prior job performance and activities that may negatively affect job performance, as well as a medical examination and psychological examination. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward. Next Review - February 15, 2021 Pre-Background Questionnaire Survey - Within one week of the application deadline to all eligible candidates. The City of Hayward reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by contacting Human Resources at employment@hayward-ca.gov. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Dec 02, 2020
Full Time
Description Police Officer Trainees may be eligible to receive a hiring bonus of up to $10,000 disbursed in four equal phases: the first phase upon completion of a POST certified police academy, and the last phase two years after completion of the probationary period as a Police Officer. Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity. Compensation: Police Officer Trainee: $6,073 - $6,373 monthly * ( 4.5% cost of living adjustment projected effective 1/1/2021 ) Police Officer: $8,262 - $9,970 monthly This recruitment is open to those individuals with no prior law enforcement experience and have not received POST certified police academy training. If you are a POST certified academy graduate, please apply to the recruitment titled Police Officer (Academy Graduate or Participant). THE POSITION: This is a trainee level classification which provides transition into the position of Police Officer. A Police Officer Trainee is hired into this civilian position for the period prior to and during the time they are assigned to a Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified police academy. The police academy has an expected duration of approximately 6 months. Upon successful completion of training at an academy and upon the availability of a Police Officer position, Police Officer Trainees are sworn in and appointed to the classification of Police Officer. The Police Officer Trainee is represented by SEIU Local 1021 and benefits are limited to those of a civilian employee. Upon appointment to Police Officer, duties may include a wide variety of law enforcement assignments such as: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication. These require operating a patrol car or motorcycle, arresting and citing violators of laws, writing reports, serving warrants, testifying in court and providing information to the public. Please see the City of Hayward's website for a complete job description. For more information about The Hayward Police Department, please visit www.joinhaywardpd.com. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Attends a basic POST certified police academy designed to provide an overview of the criminal justice system including knowledge of laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques, first aid and physical fitness. Receives training to develop an awareness of Police Department functions, as well as the responsibilities of Police Officers and how those responsibilities relate to field operations. Receives academy and field training to become a Police Officer. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Ability to: Successfully complete academy requirements. Observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents and places. Think and act quickly in emergencies, and to judge situations and people accurately. Understand and interpret laws and regulations. Prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive written reports. Become proficient in self-defense techniques. Become proficient in the care and use of firearms. Follow oral and written instructions. Deal courteously and effectively with the general public. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: None. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Licenses: Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Special Qualifications: Free of any felony convictions. A citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship (Government Code Para. 1031). Age, not less than 21 years at time of appointment. Vision in each eye, correctable to at least 20/30. Must pass a background investigation. Must meet all Department medical, physical and psychological standards. Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : Until successful completion of a POST basic academy and assumes the position of Police Officer. SELECTION PROCEDURE Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application. Applications must be submitted by: next review date February 7, 2020. The examination and selection process will include: Pre-qualifying background questionnaire via Survey Monkey to determine eligibility to advance in the process, POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) Exam* that candidates must receive a score of 46 or higher on to advance in the process; Physical Agility Test where all components of the event must be passed in order to continue to the next phase of the process; Computer administered writing skills examination (different from the POST written examination) designed to evaluate your writing skills and abilities, Oral Panel Interview where candidates will be interviewed by a qualifications appraisal panel to determine ranking on the Police Officer Trainee Eligibility List. Those candidates ranking highest on the eligible list will be granted a selection interview where they will be interviewed by the Personnel and Training Administrator of the Hayward Police Department. Those candidates deemed most highly qualified from the selection interview may be invited to interview with the Chief of Police. Final selection and job offer is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive police background investigation , including personal history, prior job performance and activities that may negatively affect job performance, as well as a medical examination and psychological examination . Tentative Dates are as follows (PLEASE NOTE, DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT THE CITY'S DISCRETION): Examination & Selection Process Date Pre-Background Questionnaire Survey Monkey Week of 1/25/2021 POST PELLETB Examination * Week of 2/24/2021 Physical Ability Exam -WSTB * 3/20/2021 Written Skills Exami nation TBD Oral Panel Interviews Week of 3/29/2021 *If you have a PELLET B T-Score of 46 or above on the POST written examination and/or a WSTB Physical agility score of 384 or above, including completion of a 1.5 mile run, dated on or after December 1, 2019, you may submit your scores in lieu of the City of Hayward's administration of the PELLETB/WSTB testing with your online application. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process. Applicants will be notified electronically via GovernmentJobs.com as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from NeoGov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward. APPLICATIONS Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Department at (510) 583-4500. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by NeoGov. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the NeoGov Help Desk at (877) 204-4442. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: 1/25/2021 5:00 PM Pacific