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.

 

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CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Sep 27, 2022
Full Time
Description COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022. Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate Deadline to Apply: Next Review November 22, 2022; Open Until Filled THE POSITION The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Economic Development Specialist. The City and its leadership place a high priority on encouraging new businesses to move to Hayward, expanding retail offerings for the Hayward community, preserving a healthy industrial base, and strengthening its diverse economy. This opening offers a unique opportunity for a talented individual to create and launch new economic development programs. In addition to business attraction, retention and expansion tasks, the selected candidate will have a major role in the design and implementation of a suite of post-COVID economic recovery initiatives. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply! Expected projects shall include execution of: 1) "Restaurant Relaunch" - a program that provides eating and drinking places access to city-funded architectural design services and grants or loans to upgrade the interior and exterior of businesses to adapt to COVID trends and attract customers. 2) "Get Digital" - a program designed connect small businesses with technical assistance providers to modernize operations including website design, e-commerce store fronts and social media marketing. DIVISION The Economic Development Division is responsible for creating and supporting a positive climate for businesses in the Hayward community. The Division proactively works the business and development community for retention, expansion, and attraction of businesses to the community. In addition, the Division works to improve the image of Hayward through a variety of community focused activities and events. DEFINITION To perform professional level assignments in economic development research, design, implementation, and monitoring of programs encouraging economic development in the City of Hayward. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Assists in the design and implementation of economic development strategies and programs related to business attraction, business expansion, and retention. Duties can involve research, writing, presenting staff reports, project management, data collection and analysis, visits to local businesses and facilitating business prospects. Update existing city economic development data, and develop efficient methods of maintaining current, needed data on real estate trends, employment/training efforts and related issues. Conduct marketing of the City's available economic development programs. Works closely with other City departments to facilitate permit processing of economic development projects. Plans and implements marketing and promotion of City programs, and assists in the management of related budgets. Coordinates the City's economic development activities and efforts with those of other public and private sector agents and community groups. Acts as a City liaison and discusses issues concerning economic development, business financing and employment generation with representatives of professional and employer groups, the financial community, community organizations and individuals. Attends tradeshows and conferences to generate interest in the City. Prepares written and oral reports for boards, trade associations and City leaders. Responds orally and in writing to inquiries and provides information for the public on services and programs. Coordinates the preparation/implementation of economic development programs, special projects and events. Counsel small-business owners on ways to improve profitability and the appropriateness of real estate acquisition. Analyzes proposed commercial and/or industrial projects requiring City assistance or approval for their financial feasibility and potential impact on commercial development. May assist applicants with loan packaging for SBA or other loans. May assist in the preparation and submission of proposals for funding economic development activities. Performs other related duties as assigned. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Technical assistance techniques used in addressing such issues as economic development strategy and program formation, commercial revitalization, business attraction and retention, and incentives such as loans and grants. The real estate and business entitlement and development process. Methods and sources used in analyzing local economic trends and industry trends, as well as principles and practices of demographic research and analysis. Modern marketing and communication practices; promotional events planning. Writing and editing techniques for a variety of audiences. Business and financial instruments and concepts relative to loan packaging. Federal, state, and other resources for economic development and business assistance. Ability to: Plan, organize and implement a comprehensive economic development program, including a proactive outreach and communication program which projects the image of the community. Organize work, set priorities and exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines, including using creative ways to solve issues. Work effectively with business leaders, financial institutions, citizen groups and staff in interdepartmental and diverse team environments. Interpret and apply complex rules, regulations, laws and ordinances. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing fundamental technical information to the business community and general public. Use financial analysis techniques to determine fiscal impacts of economic development efforts. Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. 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: Three (3) years of recent progressively responsible professional experience, two (2) of which include journey level duties in public economic development planning, business administration, or business management, including specific experience in financial analysis. Education : Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Economics, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Graduate degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for one year of experience. Licenses and Certifications : Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : One (1) year SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022. Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate 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, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. 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, medical evaluation, 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Description Next Review Date: September 1, 2022; Open Until Filled COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of the Water Pollution Control Facility Lead Operator. THE POSITION This is the advanced journey level position in the WPCF Operator series and requires a Grade III Certificate issued by the State Division of Water Quality Control. Performs lead responsibilities on assigned shift. The incumbent performs as lead operator in the operation and maintenance of the water pollution control facility (WPCF) and assumes responsibility for monitoring, adjusting, minor mechanical repair and maintaining equipment, grounds and facilities on assigned shifirection, performs as lead operator in the operation and maintenance of the water pollution control facility (WPCF) and assumes responsibility for monitoring, adjusting, minor mechanical repair and maintaining equipment, grounds and facilities on assigned shift. This classification is allocated to the WPCF Division of the Utilities and Environmental Services Department. Hourly Rate: $53.41 - $62.45 *Effective the pay period including July 1, 2023, base wages for employees represented by the Union shall be increased by 5%. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level position in the WPCF Operator series and requires a Grade III Certificate issued by the State Division of Water Quality Control. Performs lead responsibilities on assigned shift. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General supervision is provided by the WPCF Operations Supervisor and/or WPCF Operations and Maintenance Manager and/or Water Pollution Control Facility Manager. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Responsibilities include providing lead direction to operators, operators-in-training and semi-skilled workers as required. Essential Duties Ensures compliance with environmental and public health standards, including monitoring and making adjustments as needed to optimize efficiency, making chemical dosage changes, changing pumping rates, and monitor equipment regularly. Routinely performs plant rounds and inspections, reports significant changes in process or equipment conditions. Plans, assigns, prioritizes, and reviews work of assigned personnel, and assists supervisors and managers in preparing performance evaluations for personnel assigned to his/her shift by providing input. Operates and assists in preventative maintenance of process equipment in the facility used for thetreatment of wastewater, digestion of sludge and disposal of waste products. Monitors, interprets and records meter readings and gauges at various stages of the treatment process and adjusts controls as needed. Reviews and interprets operational data to insure efficient process operation. Reviews and analyzes WPCF Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) data to ensure that correct values are inputted and that trends meet expected normal parameters. As appropriate and necessary, notifies supervisor of unusual situations and makes inspections or corrects system problems. Collects and preserves samples, and performs routine, standardized tests (e.g., chlorine residual titrations, settleable or total solids, acid and alkalinity, sulfide analysis, pH determinations, and various colorimetric tests) using Standard Methods, or approve SOPs and quality control basic standards. Monitors and adjusts valves, pumps, motors, generators, and other equipment involved in the treatment and disposal of wastewater to ensure proper operation and maximum efficiency. Operates and maintains equipment involved in energy generation to ensure proper operation and maximum efficiency. Inspects and troubleshoots equipment problems and processes, and takes or recommends corrective action. Ensures that required log entrees are made in a professional and complete manner related to plant performance and status during assigned shift and ensures the turnover of information between shifts. Performs preventative and routine maintenance work during assigned shift. Cleans, inspects and lubricates plant machinery and equipment as needed. Ensures that equipment, tools, materials and worksite are maintained in a proper and safe condition. Observes proper safety precautions, rules, regulations and practices; actively participates in safety programs. Assumes responsibility for safety and training of assigned shift. Trains new WPCF Operators and other personnel assigned to operations on his/her shift. Participates in group problem solving activities to identify process improvements and initiatives. Work directly on housekeeping tasks as assigned. Work on individual and group special projects as assigned. Performs related work as necessary. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Principles, practices, equipment, material, and tools used in the operation, cleaning and preventative maintenance of wastewater treatment and disposal facilities. Safety principals associated with wastewater treatment such as but not limited to: lock out/ tag out,confined space entries, fall protection, energized electrical equipment, material safety data sheets,and personal protection equipment. Wastewater treatment processes and tests used to verify the effectiveness of such processes. SCADA operating systems and other computer applications related to operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facility. Safe handling of hazardous chemicals. Basic laboratory operations and standard chemical and physical tests of water, wastewater, and sludge. Tools, equipment and methods used in the overhaul, repair, adjustment and modification of facility equipment. Practical applications of pumping, piping and electrical systems as applied in a water pollution control facility. Basic arithmetic. Practical understanding of labeled water streams within plant (potable water, recycled water, etc.) and knowledge of regulatory requirements for each. Applicable safety rules and regulations. Ability to: Operate process equipment within target parameters in a water pollution control facility. Recognize need to adjust processes as necessary to insure permit compliance, take appropriate actions and keep management informed of critical process issues. Remain current on all aspects of wet weather standard operating procedures. Facilitate safety tailgate meetings. Handle hazardous chemicals in a safe manner using proper personal protection equipment. Perform standard laboratory tests of water, wastewater and sludge, following laboratory's QA/QC guidelines. Evaluate and interpret plant process performance analysis and data, and based on this analysis, make appropriate changes to plant operations to insure compliance with all permit requirements. Perform minor mechanical repairs, maintenance work and preventative maintenance of equipment. Handle a variety of highly critical duties required to operate the plant in conformance with all permit requirements without close supervision. Use and maintain the tools and equipment of the work skillfully and safely. Train and instruct assigned staff in the areas of safety, plants operations and procedures. Maintain and evaluate manual and automated logs, records, reports and charts. Maintain positive and cooperative working relationships with coworkers and supervisors. Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties. Follow oral and written directions. Provide lead direction and motivation to operators, operators-in-training and semi-skilled workers as required. Make basic arithmetic computations. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and tasks in an effective and timely manner, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and delegate work to assigned personnel. Operate modern office equipment, including computers and specialized software applications. Perform heavy physical labor. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of 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 of operational experience working in a water pollution control facility while in possession of a Grade II Certificate or higher. Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade. Licenses and Certificates: Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Possession and maintenance of a Grade III Certificate issued by the California State Division of Water Quality Control. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate 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 verification, medical evaluation, 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 contacting the Human Resources Department at employent@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 (877) 204-4442. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Sep 23, 2022
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 successful completion of the testing process and acceptance of a final offer of employment, and the last phase two years after completion of the probationary period as a Police Officer. Next Review: Thursday, October 6, 2022 COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity. Compensation: Police Officer Trainee: $6,668.53 - $6,997.47 monthly Police Officer: $8,680.53 - $10,474.53 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 COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application. Applications must be submitted by: next review date October 6, 2022. 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. The PELLETB and Physical Agility Test will be used 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 October 3, 2022 POST PELLETB Examination * Week of October 17, 2022 Physical Ability Exam -WSTB * Saturday, November 19, 2022 *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 September 22, 2022, 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: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY : First review scheduled for October 13, 2022 at 5:00PM; Open Until Filled COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: City of Hayward COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy THE POSITION The Utilities Field Services Supervisor supervises, plans, schedules, and reviews activities related to the installations and maintenance of water mains and appurtenances, including water mains, service lines, fire hydrants, backflow prevention devices, and water meters, within the City's water system. This position also oversees the City's meter reading and cross connection control programs, and assists the Utilities Operations and Maintenance Manger in the overall planning, administration, and management of Utilities Operations and Maintenance functions. DEFINITION Under general direction, to supervise, plan, schedule, and review activities related to the installations and maintenance of water mains and appurtenances, including water mains, service lines, fire hydrants, backflow prevention devices, and water meters, of the City's water system, as well as field customer services. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a management classification allocated to the Utilities Division of the Public Works Department reporting to the Utilities Operations and Maintenance Manager. The Utilities Field Services Supervisor is responsible for the field installations and customer services related to water meters and backflow device maintenance. The position is also responsible for supervision of meter reading and performing supervision and management in support of the Utilities Division's goals and objectives. The position is also responsible for assisting the Utilities Operations and Maintenance Manger in the overall planning, administration, and management of Utilities Operations and Maintenance functions. This position is distinguished from that of subordinate utilities classifications by its responsibility for the supervision of two maintenance work groups (i.e., Field Services and Customer Services). This position is distinguished from the Utilities Operations and Maintenance Manger position by the latter position's overall responsibility for the management and administration of the City's water distribution and sewer collection systems, the Storekeeper position, and administrative and clerical staff. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Field services, including installation of water mains and appurtenances for City projects and/or private developments, maintenance of the water mains and appurtenances, leak repairs, water meter installation and repair, backflow prevention device installation, repairs, inspection, and testing, and meter reading program. Field Services may be required to assist in smaller repair jobs to the sewer collection system. Coordinates operations with the needs of the public, outside agencies, and other City divisions. Assists the Utilities Operations and Maintenance Manager with budget preparation and performs other administrative work as assigned. Receives, investigates and responds to public inquiries, concerns, and complaints, and requests for service. Works cooperatively with City staff, residents, businesses, property owners, and other utilities and outside agencies. Confers with developers and contractors as needed to ensure that the City's water system standards are met. Identifies water mains and appurtenances maintenance needs in the utility system, discusses them with Utilities Operations and Maintenance Manager, and initiates proper action to resolve the problems. Ensures that the meter reading program is always on track and meeting its goals. Assures that emergency staff is available 24 hours a day to take necessary action. Oversees the development of schedules and establishment of assignment priorities for the Field Services section, as well as the Customer Service section. Develops and maintains specifications for water main and appurtenances materials and equipment and recommends purchases. Prepares and maintains specialized water system records and forms, and reports to regulatory agencies. Prepares all correspondence needed to ensure effective coordination between the Utilities Operations and Maintenance, other functions within Utilities Operations and Maintenance, Public Works, other City departments, and the general public. Reviews, evaluates and prepares comments on construction plans, drawings and specifications related to water system infrastructure projects including mains, connections, valves, equipment, and other systems. Ensures that all Underground Service Alert (USA) markings for the City's water and sewer mains, and fiber optic cable are done in a timely and accurate manner. Participates in interviews and selection of new employees under the positions responsibilities, and training of employees in work procedures, standards and safety practices. Prepares and provides input into employee performance evaluations, including setting and assessing goals, conducts counseling on work-related issues, and makes recommendations regarding discipline. Actively participates in the Public Works Department's Safety Committee. Performs other related duties as assigned. JOB RELATED ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Water transmission and distribution operations and maintenance, and underground installation programs; and safe work practices. Principles of hydraulic theory as it applies to water distribution system, water transmission systems, pressure zones and pressure regulating valves. Current methods, codes and regulations governing underground work and water main and appurtenances installation. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems including data propagation methods, and associated hardware and software. Modern work order development and processing. Principles of management and supervision including work planning, direction, training, and evaluation of work and staff performance. Ability to: Direct the daily field services of a municipal water distribution system, and field customer services functions. Supervise, train and evaluate subordinate field, technical, and support staff; and coordinate schedules to insure the timely processing of the public's request. Communicate both orally and in writing to prepare clear and accurate maintenance and safety reports, lead discussions, and present information to City staff, contractors, and the general public. Review and evaluate construction plans, drawings and specifications related to field services projects including underground infrastructure, and related equipment. Calculate field assets historical and instantaneous performance using a variety of data, formulas and equations. Make reasonable assessments as to repair or replacement of water main, valves, and other related equipment; and advise Utilities staff, design consultants, engineers and contractors in acquisition and installation of new equipment. Make informed judgments concerning maintenance parameters of water system; and make independent judgments during emergencies. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of experience and training that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in the Field Services of a water system including one (1) year of responsible supervisory or lead position experience in a distribution system classified as a D4 system or higher by the California Department of Health Services. Education: Completion of twelfth grade or possession of GED, supplemented by college course work related to potable water, water distribution, wastewater collection, recycled water distribution, or a science field. Possession of an Associate's Degree in water distribution, wastewater collection, recycled water distribution, or in a science field may be substituted for the required coursework. Possession of a bachelor's degree is desirable. License or Certificate: Requires possession and maintenance of a valid Water Distribution Operator D4 Certificate issued by the California Department of Health Services,OR Possession and maintenance of valid Water Distribution D3 Certification issued by the California Department of Health Services with the ability to obtain and maintain a D4 Certification within eighteen (18) months of appointment to the position. AND Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: City of Hayward COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application , which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Be sure to scan and attach a copy of your Water Distribution Certification to your on-line application. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Based on the information provided, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. 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 verification, medical evaluation, 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Sep 17, 2022
Full Time
Description Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate THE POSITION The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for Building Inspector. Under general supervision of the Supervising Building Inspector, the Building Inspector performs skilled inspection of residential, commercial and industrial structures to ensure compliance with the City's building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, green, and energy codes and applicable State and Federal ordinances and laws. Incumbents at this level require an independence of action, judgment, and discretion in interpreting and applying codes. THE DIVISION The Building Division is committed to fulfilling the needs of the community, protecting the lives and safety of the citizens of Hayward, to preserve the City quality of life and contribute to the City's economic development. The Building Division works to promote and ensure all new structures, both public and private construction, meet all of the required standards of safety, and are dedicated to providing the very best service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey-level classification in which incumbents are responsible for enforcing local, state and federal building regulations. Work is varied requiring inspection of residential, commercial and industrial structures, and thus requires independence of action, judgement and discretion in interpreting and applying codes. This class is distinguished from the Senior Building Inspector classification in that the latter is the advanced journey class and is responsible for training and providing technical advice and lead assistance to the journey level class. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Inspects buildings under construction, alteration or repair for compliance with building codes. Examines plans and specifications for conformity with local, state and federal ordinances and laws. Performs skilled inspection work in enforcing compliance with the City's building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, green, and energy codes plus related state and local ordinances. Serves public at front counter and on telephone with detailed information on building regulations. Checks plans and specifications and accepts, rejects or suggests alternatives. Performs other work and duties as directed. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Materials, methods and standards to be applied in building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical construction. Building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, green, and energy codes, ordinances and laws. Ability to: Deal effectively and tactfully with builders, engineers, contractors, the public and others in the enforcement of codes and regulations. Be firm but fair. Work without direct supervision. Read and interpret building, green, energy, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and zoning codes plus other related local, state and federal laws and codes. Read and interpret building plans, blueprints, drawings and specifications. Envision the finished construction product. Prepare clear, concise written reports and keep accurate records. 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: Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a variety of building construction work, preferably including one (1) year in a supervisory capacity.OR Experience: Two (2) years of experience performing duties similar to those of a Building Inspector. Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade. Licenses and Certificates: Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Possess and maintain, or have the ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire, an International Code Council (ICC) Certification as a Building Inspector and one (1) ICC trade specific certification (i.e. plumbing, electrical, or mechanical). Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year EXAMINATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE Deadline to submit application - Tuesday, October 4, 2022 @ 5:00 PM Review of Supplemental Questions - Week of October 10, 2022* Oral Panel Interviews - Wednesday, October 26, 2022* *Please note; these future dates are tentative and subject to change at the City's discretion. COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate 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: 10/4/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Sep 16, 2022
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY : First Review: Monday, October 24, 2022; Open Until Filled THE DEPARTMENT The Human Resources Manager plans, organizes, and provides direction and oversight for comprehensive human resources programs of the City including recruitment and selection, benefits administration, worker's compensation, and organizational health." The Human Resources Manager ensures that assigned program functions meet all applicable laws, regulations, and City personnel policies and administrative rules; provides professional assistance to City leadership and staff in areas of expertise; fosters cooperative working relationships with intergovernmental and regulatory agencies; and performs other duties as assigned. This position requires discretion to work with confidential and sensitive issues on a regular basis. THE POSITION We are looking for a Human Resources (HR) professional who demonstrates a track record of establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with all stakeholders and the ability to address human resources matters strategically, judiciously, and empathetically. You will independently lead and manage cross-departmental projects, provide crucial analysis to assist the department in delivering services to the organization, and display confidence working with executive and senior staff. You will lead the design, development and implementation of programs, policies and strategies tailored to meet program goals. While the three (3) current vacancies are in the areas of Recruitment, Total Rewards and Organizational Development, the resulting eligible list can be used to fill future vacancies in any HR concentration. Applicants with extensive experience in various HR areas are encouraged to apply. Hourly Rate $55.81 - $67.84 *Effective the pay period including July 1, 2023, base wages for employees represented by the Union shall be increased by 5%. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an unrepresented mid-management classification that oversees, directs, and participates in the day-to-day operations of an assigned Human Resources division, including planning, and budgeting, coordinating with other divisions and departments, and managing and accomplishing the complex and varied functions of the department. The position is distinguished from the Senior Human Resources Analyst, which is an advanced journey-level classification that performs a wide variety of professional level duties independently but does not have full division management responsibility. The classification is distinguished from the Deputy Director of Human Resources, which is a single management-level classification that provides oversight of the entire Human Resources program and assists the Director of Human Resources in overall Human Resources management and policy development. Essential Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Develops and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the assigned program area. Selects, trains, and provides for the professional development of department staff; plans, organizes, administers, and evaluates the work of department staff; evaluates and monitors workflow and distribution of work; authorizes discipline as required. Interprets and applies City rules, policies and procedures, Memoranda of Understanding, and local, state, and federal laws; provides policy guidance and interpretation to staff. Develops City policies and procedures related to the assigned program area; monitors changes in laws, regulations, and technology that may impact operations and revise rules as needed. Prepares, administers, and is responsible for the budget for assigned program areas; forecasts additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; administers the approved budget; monitors and controls expenditures. Continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs the implementation of change. Researches, compiles, analyzes, and evaluates general and statistical information regarding assigned program area. Prepares and directs the preparation of a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures, and other written materials. Provides technical advice to the City leadership team and the Council in area of expertise. Assumes the responsibility of the Deputy Director of Human Resources in their absence or as needed. Builds and maintains positive working relationships with other City employees, consultants, and the community. Confers with and represents the Department and the City in meetings with members of the Council, Personnel Commission, various governmental agencies, developers, contractors, business, and industrial groups and the community. Maintains and supervises the Technology Information Systems as they relate to the Department, confidential personnel files, and other sensitive employee records. Positions assigned to Recruitment may be responsible for: Evaluating and analyzing recruitment diversity statistics and ensuring equal employment opportunity for all candidates. Designs and administers job-related recruitment processes, including but not limited to application reviews, written and performance tests, interviews and assessment exercises. Positions assigned to Organizational Development may be responsible for: Designing, developing, and implementing methods to measure employee engagement and employee satisfaction; analyzing onboarding feedback and exit interviews, identifying trends, and implementing methods for process improvement. Managing employee engagement events. Developing, evaluating, and overseeing the administration of training programs and strategic learning plans. Developing systems and procedures that promote City employment diversity goals and include comprehensive outreach activities and employee training programs. Directing and overseeing the planning and conducting of various other training and needs assessment activities. Positions assigned to Total Rewards may be responsible for: Acting as a liaison with benefit carriers in contract negotiations. Performing or directing the performance of job analysis and classification studies; conducting compensation studies, and participating in the development of compensation and benefit strategies. Overseeing the City's comprehensive benefit package delivery and wellness strategy, including managing vendors; overseeing the open enrollment benefits process. Administering and directing a comprehensive Worker's Compensation Program. Administering and directing a comprehensive city-wide Safety Program. Positions assigned to Employee and Labor Relations may be responsible for: Serving as an active member of the City's negotiation team as assigned. Identifying and advising as mandatory subjects of bargaining arise; holding labor management meetings; resolving labor matters with labor partners, as needed; providing contract interpretation. Processing grievances; coordinating with legal counsel. Coordinating employee relations activities; providing assistance to management, supervisors, and staff in the interpretation in performance management and developing performance improvement plans. Overseeing and/or conducting investigations of alleged harassment or discriminatory conduct affecting City employees; acting as liaison with regulatory agencies to address formal complaints. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and techniques of human resources in a public agency setting, including recruitment, selection, equal employment opportunity, and employee onboarding; job analysis and classification; compensation and benefit analysis and administration; employee relations, including the interpretation of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures; public sector labor relations, including effective negotiation techniques, grievance resolution methods, and progressive discipline. Practices of researching program issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing and presenting effective staff reports. Applicable Federal and State laws; City regulations, codes, policies, and procedures Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation and supervision of staff, either directly or through subordinate levels of supervision. Principles and practices of budget development, administration, and accountability. Organization and supervisory practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs of the assigned program. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment. Recordkeeping principles and procedures. Computer applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively representing the City in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to public and City staff, in person and over the telephone. Ability to: Plan, organize, administer, coordinate, review, and evaluate all areas of a comprehensive human resources management program. Administer programs and the work of staff directly. Provide for the selection, training, development, motivation, and work evaluation of staff. Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for the department. Interpret, apply, and explain complex laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances. Provide staff support in complex, sensitive, or difficult human resources related assignments requiring a high level of independent judgment, strong analytical skills, and sophisticated knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and contractual agreements. Prepare and administer budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost-effective manner. Effectively represent the department and the City in meetings with governmental agencies, professional, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques. Make sound, independent decisions in day-to-day activities and in emergency situations. Conduct thorough fact finding or investigations as needed. Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports. Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Make accurate arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs. Identify and take appropriate action when unusual operating problems occur. Maintain attention to detail and accuracy while meeting critical deadlines. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 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: Five (5) years of increasingly responsible Human Resources management experience including assignments in the areas of recruitment, selection, classification, training, compensation, employee and labor relations, worker's compensation and safety administration, and employee benefits or other pertinent job related areas, including two (2) years of supervisory or lead experience. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, business, or public administration or closely related field. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: City of Hayward COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy 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, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. 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 verification, medical evaluation, 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Sep 06, 2022
Full Time
Description Deadline to Apply: Next Review scheduled for October 3, 2022; Open Until Filled COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate DEFINITION To supervise and coordinate the building inspection section of the Building Division, and to provide technical assistance and guidance to assigned staff; may serve as acting City Building Official in the absence of the incumbent. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General supervision is provided by the City Building Official. Responsibilities include the direct and indirect supervision of Senior Building Inspectors and Building Inspectors. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Coordinates and supervises inspection functions and activities to insure compliance with structural, electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, refrigeration and mechanical codes, laws and ordinances. Serves as a field supervisor to inspect work in progress and upon completion to assure that inspections are conducted in a uniform manner. Assists in assigning inspection districts to technical staff to insure equitable distribution of work loads. Establishes priorities and time-frames for inspection and code enforcement activities. Develops training programs, guidelines and checklists for all inspectors in order to ensure a constant level of technical competency in plumbing, mechanical, electrical and building code enforcement. Provides assistance in the resolution of difficult field inspection problems and disagreements with contractors and homeowners. Prepares performance appraisals of assigned personnel. Interprets codes for the general public, contractors, architects and engineers. Prepares reports and conducts studies of varying complexity on a variety of field inspection programs and activities. Conducts field inspections as needed. Performs related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Abilities and Skills : Knowledge of Uniform Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical codes, ordinances and laws. Ability to interpret and apply applicable laws and ordinances. Ability to supervise and train technical personnel. Ability to coordinate and monitor code enforcement activities and functions. Ability to develop training programs and guidelines in all specialty areas of code enforcement. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with employees, the general public, architects, engineers and contractors. Ability to perform the physical aspects of field inspections. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required technical knowledge and abilities. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Five (5) years experience in building, electrical, plumbing or mechanical inspection including two (2) years performing lead or direct supervision. Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Completion of supervisory skills training coursework within the probationary period is required. License and Certificates: Possession of a valid California Driver's License at time of appointment. Possess and maintain, or have the ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire, an International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Combination Inspector. Being an ICC Certified Building Official (CBO) and/or Certified Access Specialist (CASp) is desirable. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: City of Hayward COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy 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. Responses to the Supplemental Questions must be answered in thorough detail as it will be evaluated as part of the selection process. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered. Based on the information provided, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. 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 verification, medical evaluation, 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Aug 26, 2022
Full Time
Description Open Until Filled. First review: Friday, September 2, 2022 COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022. Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continual employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COH COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate THE POSITION The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Temp Lead Program Assistant. This position is responsible for delivering various outcomes-based services and activities to the public in partnership with community organizations. This class is distinguished from the Program Assistant as incumbents in the latter are expected to perform lead supervisory duties and be responsible for program implementation activities which may include scheduling, making presentations to large audiences, executing/monitoring community partner contracts, and responding to complex requests and problems. THE DEPARTMENT The Hayward Evaluation and Response Team (HEART) is an innovative new program to serve community members experiencing mental illness, substance abuse and homelessness and linking people with services and reducing the need for police officers to intervene. The Mobile Integrated Health Unit (MIHU) component of HEART program pairs a Hayward Fire Department Community Paramedic with a community based mental health clinician. The Lead Program Assistant will work with the MIHU to provide case management and other services. Essential Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Under direction, develops and implements policies and procedures for implementing various, education, community and volunteer programs; works with supervisors to identify community needs and opportunities and design programs to fill those needs and achieve identified program outcomes. Develops and implements programs in a variety of areas including program procedures, applicable laws and department policies, techniques for effectively working with the public, data collection and assessment tools, and the proper use of City and volunteer resources. Produces and updates training manuals. Under direction, represents the City's and/or assigned department's various programs to the public and news media through public service announcements, classes, workshops, events and presentations to local groups, schools and civic organizations and through personal contacts with community leaders. Represents the assigned department at workshops, conferences and coordinates meetings and events. Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of the assigned staff. Maintains systems for tracking activities and performance measures. Prepares reports. Maintains current intern and volunteer schedules, files, and records. Prepares reports on volunteer activities. Assists professional staff with special projects as necessary. Performs related duties as assigned. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of : Principles and practices of case management, customer service and community engagement. Program planning, development and implementation. Community and government services, agencies and resources. Laws and regulations relating to applicable program operations. Principles of supervision, consensus building and conflict resolution. Basic word processing, desktop publishing and spreadsheet applications (Microsoft Office program suite). Ability to : Develop and/or assist in developing effective education/tutoring programs, policies and procedures to meet identified program goals. Develop and maintain positive effective working relationships with community groups, organizations, co-workers, City departments, and the public. Communicate effectively with a wide range of clients and agencies. Work a flexible schedule; must be able to work weekends and evenings as required. Prepare clear, concise written reports, letters, and memoranda. 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 : Two (2) years progressively responsible experience in case management program coordination, customer service, project management or similar field. Education : Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, Counseling, Education or a closely related field. Licenses and Certificates : Possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver's License. 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: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Aug 23, 2022
Full Time
Description Open Until Filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible! First review scheduled for Monday, September 12, 2022. COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022. Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continual employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COH COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate POSITION The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for an Equity and Inclusion Officer ! This will be a newly created full-time position. With direct supervision from the Assistant City Manager, this position will provide advanced technical support for a variety of special projects. This position requires an inspiring, collaborative, courageous, and innovative leader who understands people and has strong project management skills. The ideal candidate for this position will be able to foster partnerships with all stakeholders to identify, envision, and strategize a plan to support the City's continued work on diversity, equity, and inclusion organizationally. This position will leverage their formal training, analytical and project management skills to ensure long-term and near-term plans are fully reflective of and inspired by an equity lens. In addition to your qualifications, the ideal candidate will be able to perform admirably in the following key areas of responsibility: A Visionary and Strategist Works with the Assistant City Manager to define the overarching vision, identity, and strategy to become a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization Examines research, best practice, and community voice to make sound recommendations for the City's Racial Equity Action Plan E nsur es that long-term and near-term plans are fully reflective of and inspired by an equity lens A Skilled Leader Partners with internal and external leaders to implement our racial equity vision Ensur es continuous learning regarding diversity, racial equity, and inclusion for City staff Leads the City GARE staff to ensure that organizational culture, practice , and leadership development programming are anchored in our vision for equity and inclusion. An Adept Communicator and Diplomat B uilds a robust network of partnerships across the organization and community to achieve racial equity goals Develop s consistent communication and feedback mechanisms to ensure that the City's leadership can identify, discuss, and address equity issues impacting community members, program participants , and staff Partner s with Community and Media Relations to communicate the City's commitment, practices, accomplishments , and learnings regarding diversity, racial equity , and inclusion A Business Analyst Builds and maintains budget s Develops forecasts Completes complex data analysis Builds relationships with other Management Analysts to develop strong cross-functional program knowledge Essential Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assists in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities. Investigates, interprets, analyzes, and prepares recommendations in relation to proposals for new programs, services, equipment and personnel. Provides administrative guidance to the various departments regarding programs, projects, and reports as assigned. Investigates and prepares reports on specific requests and complaints pertaining to various governmental activities. Confers with various members of the public to explain policies and programs. Gathers and analyzes data on existing programs; conducts surveys and prepares proposals including financing, staffing, and organizational requirements. Provides staff support to Council Committees or individual members of Council Represents the City in the community and at professional meetings as required. Responds to citizen complaints and requests for information. Assists in the coordination of activities of the City Manager's office, with City departments and divisions, and with outside agencies. Assists in budget preparation and administration. Assumes responsibility for a significant functional area of responsibility as assigned. Selects, supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned staff. Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills : Knowledge of principles and practices of public administration. Knowledge of research techniques, sources and availability of information, and methods of report presentation. Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to local government operations. Ability to analyze a variety of administrative problems and to make sound policy and procedural recommendations. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Ability to properly interpret and make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations and policies. Ability to prepare complete and accurate reports. Ability to supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of 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: Four (4) years of responsible experience in municipal administrative work. Applicants with experience working in the private sector or a non-profit organization are also encouraged to apply! Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major work in public administration or a closely related field. A Master's Degree is desirable. Formal training and/or certification in areas involving racial equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts are strongly preferred for this position. Supplemental Information SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate 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, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. 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, medical evaluation , 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
Description Next Review Date: October 2, 2022; First round applicants need not apply; Open until filled COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate THE POSITION The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Animal Care Attendant. DEFINITION To clean, sanitize, and maintain kennels and related areas of the Animal Services Shelter; to receive, feed, care for and/or administer euthanasia to animals; to assist the public in claiming or adopting animals and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class is distinguished from the Animal Control Officer in that work consists primarily of the cleaning and maintenance of facilities and the care and placement of animals. This classification does not involve the patrolling of an area or the enforcement of animal services regulations. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Feeds, cares for, evaluates behavior, adopts, redeems, and performs euthanasia on impounded animals. Receives animals at the Shelter, isolating those showing signs of disease from healthy ones. Vaccinates animals as they are received and administers medicine under instructions from a veterinarian; prepares identification collars and places on animals for accurate records. Responds to questions from the public about animal breeds, temperament and adoptions; advises public on appropriate choices for adoption and the proper care, treatment and control of animals. Cleans, disinfects and maintains kennels and kennel area; performs dishwashing and laundering tasks. Maintains a computerized log and record of all animals at shelter. Reports any animals exhibiting symptoms of ill health or communicable disease. Maintains inventories and supplies of food, medicines and controlled drugs, completing the necessary forms. Assists in supervising volunteers. Lifts and loads animals weighing up to seventy-five pounds. Performs related tasks as required. A complete job description and list of duties can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov . JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Care and feeding of animals. Ability to: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with other City employees and members of the public; communicate effectively and courteously with other employees and members of the public. Read, write, interpret and apply policies and procedures. Perform basic math in order to maintain accurate written records. Learn to perform euthanasia in a humane manner. Learn to identify different breeds of animals. Deal patiently, compassionately and effectively with frightened, fractious and injured animals. Humanely control, lift and carry a variety of animals weighing up to seventy-five pounds. Follow written and oral directions and procedures. Learn to recognize a variety of zoonotic and animal related disease. Work with a variety of chemicals and disinfectants. Work in a noisy and odorous environment. Perform intensive general labor requiring long periods of walking or standing. Work rotating shifts, holidays and weekends. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and training that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Six (6) months experience involving customer contact and six months experience in handling animals. Education: Equivalent to completion of twelfth (12th) Grade or High School equivalency. License: Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application, license, copy of transcript, typing certificate, 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, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. 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, medical evaluation, 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. 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 August 22, 2022 Written Skills Examination Week of September 11, 2022 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 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Aug 13, 2022
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY: First Review - Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 5:00 PM PST. COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate THE DEPARTMENT The Department of Public Works and Utilities is comprised of six divisions that work collaboratively to develop, build, operate, and maintain Hayward's infrastructure. The Department is responsible for providing engineering and transportation support to City operating departments and divisions and for implementation of the City's Capital Improvement Program, all while providing excellent customer service to the community. This position is flexibly staffed and may be filled at the Assistant or Associate Transportation Engineer level depending on experience and possession of professional engineer certification. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Assistant Civil Engineer - The primary focus of this classification is performing journey level professional engineering in the transportation engineering series. Monthly rate : $8,762.00 - $10,655.20 Associate Civil Engineer - The primary focus of this classification is to perform more difficult and complex transportation engineering work and supervise the work of Assistant Transportation Engineers and Engineering Technicians performing related work. Monthly rate : $10,172.93 - $12,348.27 Incumbents may advance from the Assistant Transportation Engineer to the Associate Transportation 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 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER * Conduct field studies and analyze traffic conditions and issues. * Prepare transportation engineering plans and alternate plans, including cost estimates. * Design transportation engineering projects, including specifications for traffic signals, street signs and markings, street lighting, channelization, and parking facilities with full awareness of traffic safety principles. * Perform calculations and computations related to traffic design and analysis. * Check construction plans and design detours around construction sites. * Confer with contractors, engineers, property owners, courts and other agencies. * Answer inquiries, investigate complaints, and provide information to the general public. * Attend project meetings and engineering conferences. * Read and interpret local, state, and federal traffic ordinances and regulations. * Prepare grant applications for special funding. * Direct and review work of other professional and technical personnel. * Assist with implementation of City traffic calming (speed hump) program. ASSOCIATE TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER * Plan, direct, review and participate in professional and technical work of a functional group of the Engineering & Transportation Division with principal assignments involving traffic circulation design, traffic safety studies, geometric design of streets and interchanges, and traffic operation studies. * Direct, assist, and participate in traffic analysis, circulation design, and design transportation engineering projects, such as traffic signals, signs, and markings, channelizations, street lighting and parking facilities. * Provide consulting services and advice to City departments, divisions, and other groups on matters related to transportation engineering. * Answer inquiries, investigate complaints, and provide information to the general public. * Meet with individuals and groups as necessary. * Investigate, analyze, and prepare reports including those for the City Engineer on claims against the City related to transportation matters. * Testify in court on claims against the City related to transportation issues. * Act as Project Manager on both City and consultant-designed transportation related projects. * Prepare applications for State and Federal grant funding. * Select consultants for consideration for City projects; write and process requests for proposals and consultant agreements and contracts. * Make recommendations on street lighting design and wattage. * Manage City traffic calming (speed hump) program. * Make recommendations on Engineering and Transportation responses to requests from Neighborhood Focus Process. A complete job description can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov . Minimum Qualifications Any combination that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities to perform the duties of this position would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain them would be: ASSISTANT TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER Experience: Two (2) years in engineering related to transportation engineering or closely related field. Education: A Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Traffic Engineering from a recognized college or university. License: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License at the time of employment. Ability to obtain an Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T.) Certificate issued by the California Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers within one year of hire. ASSOCIATE TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER Experience: Three (3) years of engineering experience in transportation with one (1) year of the experience being after acquiring the Professional Engineering License. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in transportation engineering or closely related field. License : Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's license at time of appointment. Possession of a certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, or Traffic Engineer in the State of California. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS ASSISTANT TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER Knowledge of: Engineering principles and practices as they relate to transportation planning, design and traffic operations. Street geometric design, including Federal, State and City standards. Ability to: Apply statistical principles to transportation engineering problems. Analyze traffic characteristics relative to volume, speed, and accidents. Identify intersection or street capacity levels, and prepare level of service analysis for existing and proposed projects. Communicate, both verbally and in writing Work cooperatively and develop effective relationships at all levels, especially the public. Work independently, bringing projects to completion within established time guidelines. ASSOCIATE TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER Knowledge of: Street lighting layout and design. Major elements of transportation design and traffic operations. Supervisory and public relations principles and practices. Federal, State, City regulations of traffic operations and traffic control devices. Ability to: Effectively complete assignments with minimal supervision and meet project deadlines. Plan and direct the work of other personnel. Prepare clear and concise reports. Communicate effectively. Maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors, engineers, and the public. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate 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 online 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 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Aug 02, 2022
Full Time
Description Open Until Filled. First Review of Candidates: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate (Download PDF reader) THE POSITION The City of Hayward is seeking a Laboratory Technician for the City's Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF). The Laboratory Technician performs a variety of physical, chemical, biological and bacteriological analyses of water and wastewater according to standard methods and procedures, collects samples, calculates and records analytical results, maintains accurate records including quality assurance, and performs routine equipment maintenance and field work. Qualified candidates will have: knowledge of water and wastewater laboratory methods, test procedures and techniques, equipment, and safety practices, including wastewater treatment methods and procedures; and have the ability to perform testing with a high level of precision and accuracy. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an entry-level professional classification performing routine analytical tasks, equipment maintenance and field work. Assignments focus on analytical methods initially under direction of supervisor or Chemist, with more independent work as skills develop. This class is distinguished from the Chemist in that the latter performs assignments of greater complexity and exercises greater independence. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Collects and preserves plant samples, prepares chemical solutions, reagents and bacteriological media. Takes representative grab and composite samples of sewage and sludge, as well as samples of landfill leachate and groundwater wells. Performs a variety of physical, chemical and biological analyses of water and wastewater in accordance with standard test methods and established procedures. Prepares and analyzes sewage, sludge, industrial waste, and potable water samples. Analyses include testing for, pH, solids, 5-Day CBOD5, oil and grease, coliform, chlorine residual, conductivity, salinity, sulfide, metals, cyanide, ammonia, anions, mercury, heterotrophic plate count, and special analyses as required. Participates in the Quality Assurance/Quality Control Program, and advises the Lab supervisor or the Chemist of unusual test results and problems. Maintains quality control to assure analytical accuracy and precision of test results. Compiles and records onto standardized worksheets, logs and forms, performs calculations and transfers data to computer. Follows all safety rules and protocols included in the Injury and Illness Prevention Program; takes appropriate action as required to identify and correct safety hazards and report safety concerns to the Lab Supervisor. Cleans and maintains laboratory equipment, glassware and instruments; operates, calibrates, and makes minor repairs to laboratory instrumentation and equipment such as pH meter, analytical balance, UV-visible spectrophotometer, autoclave, distillation units, ovens and balances. Assists in calibrating and maintaining various field monitoring and sampling equipment. Assures the quality of laboratory data which includes but is not limited to maintaining accurate records of sample collections, chains of custody(s), log-in, order forms and log analyses, reports and computerized records. Assists in completing technical reports. Maintains laboratory inventory, reorders chemical stocks and supplies. Assists in the training of Water Pollution Control Plant employees in the safe and proper method of performing tasks in the laboratory and ensures that a safe working environment is maintained in the laboratory. Serves on committees within the plant and for special projects. Prepares written reports, correspondence and reviews data prepared by lower level staff. Maintains the Quality Assurance program as specified by CDHS/ELAP and other regulatory agencies; plans and conducts laboratory operations in accordance with the state Chemical Hygiene Plan; develops good personal chemical hygiene habits and uses prudent and careful work practices to ensure the safety of laboratory personnel. Assists in the preparation, organization, and completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual wastewater discharge and bio-solids reports; prepares primary and secondary standard solutions; and prepares written reports. Organizes and maintains the work area in a clean and safe manner. Performs related duties as required. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of : Basic water and wastewater laboratory methods, test procedures and techniques, equipment and safety practices. Commonly used laboratory apparatus and procedures. Care and maintenance of laboratory glassware, equipment and apparatus. Basic mathematics, including algebraic calculations and statistical analysis. Wastewater treatment methods and procedures. General laboratory safety procedures. Pertinent local, state and federal regulations related to wastewater pollution control. Uses of computer applications in a laboratory and their use in routine record keeping procedures. Ability to : Discriminate visually among colors. Understand and carry out written and oral instructions pertaining to analytical procedures, reagent preparations, quality assurance and quality control. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other employees. Use standard laboratory testing and analysis equipment. Understand and interpret verbal and written instructions. Use proper personal protective equipment while working daily with wastewater. Read labels and hazardous materials Safety Data Sheets for chemicals and other written materials. Safely lift and carry standard sampling equipment. Perform testing with a high level of precision and accuracy Safely prepare reagents. Apply and implement principles of basic laboratory safety, maintain the laboratory facility and equipment in a clean, orderly and safe manner. Properly assemble and operate testing apparatus and equipment. Establish and maintain a positive customer service attitude and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Assemble data and prepare detailed records and reports. Act as lead person on special projects and provide for full function of laboratory activity in the absence of the Chemist. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of experience and training 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 of experience working in an analytical laboratory or in a wastewater treatment plant laboratory. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in chemistry, biology or a related field of study. Licenses & Certificates : Posses and maintain a valid Class C California driver's license. Possess and maintain a Laboratory Analyst Grade II Certificate issued by the California Water Environmental Association (CWEA). Supplemental Information SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate (Download PDF reader) 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jul 22, 2022
Full Time
Description COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate . DEADLINE TO APPLY : First review scheduled for August 4, 2022; Open Until Filled THE POSITION The Human Resources Technician performs a variety of technical, responsible, and confidential office support, administrative, and technical duties, including assisting in benefits administration, recruitment, testing, selection, and training of staff; provides a wide variety of technical office administrative and secretarial support to the department manager and related professional staff; prepares, reviews, and distributes personnel and human resources information systems records; assists in completing various personnel studies and reports; interacts frequently with the public and provides information or directs questions and requests to the appropriate staff; and performs other related duties as assigned. This position is privy to information affecting employee and labor relations on a regular basis as defined by the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act. Private sector applicants encouraged to apply; Public sector experience is not required. Essential Duties Essential responsibilities and duties may include but are not limited to the following: Provides information and general assistance to City staff and the public regarding personnel policies, procedures, and processes; answers questions and provides information regarding hiring procedures, benefits, job descriptions, collective bargaining agreements, salary wages and steps, and related matters. Confers with professional staff on office support and equipment needs and plans and organizes the work to provide efficient and timely support. Operates standard office equipment, including job-related computer hardware and software applications, facsimile equipment, multi-line telephones; and other department-specific equipment. Provides training to lower-level and new staff as required. Assignment to Total Rewards includes: Assists in the administration of employee benefits programs; explains employment benefits; coordinates insurance plan enrollment and assists with claims preparation; reconciles and validates monthly billings for insurance benefits administered through the City. Conducts new employee orientations; explains employment benefits; enrolls new employees in insurance and retirement plans; prepares related documents. Reviews personnel change requests for payroll; processes benefit documents for terminated employees. Assists in performing job analyses and salary surveys; maintains and updates job descriptions. Contacts other agencies and other City departments for information relating to salaries, benefit programs and personnel practices and policies. Assignment to Recruitment includes: Oversees the administration of the automated applicant tracking system and is responsible for the internal processing and paper flow operations in support of recruitments, examinations and certification of eligible applicants, prepares forms, emails and letters and establishes procedures to improve internal office operations. Assists in the recruitment and screening for a variety of entry level City positions and assists professional staff in the completion of special projects and assignments. Monitors written or performance tests in lieu of assigned Human Resources Analysts. Prepares standard internal transfer and job opportunity announcements. Assignment to Employee & Labor Relations includes: Maintains personnel records; processes and verifies employee status changes and transfers. Attends labor management meetings with Human Resources Director; creates agenda packets and documents, scribes, and schedules meetings. Maintains personnel files and other file management functions as related to duties utilizing Laserfiche (electronic filing system). Assignment to Organizational Health includes: Participates in coordinating and administering City Training Programs, including developing training brochures, maintaining training calendars, registering, training, and assisting with preparation of event sites and course materials. Performs other duties as assigned. A complete job description and list of duties can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of human resources in a public agency setting. Human resources policies, principles, and procedures, such as those related to recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, and benefits administration. Modern office and administrative practices and procedures, including the use of standard office equipment. Applicable Federal and State laws, City Department, and Division regulations, codes, policies, and procedures. Recordkeeping principles and procedures. Computer applications related to the work. Business letter writing and report preparation. Basic arithmetic and statistical techniques. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively representing the City in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to public and City staff, in person and over the telephone. Ability to: Learn, interpret, apply, and explain human resources policies, procedures, and practices of consistent with City and department policy.. Perform technical human resources support work. Review, balance, reconcile, and maintain various human resources records; ensure completeness and accuracy. Use specialized human resources software and databases; operate modern office equipment including computer and handheld equipment and software programs. Perform technical and administrative support work with accuracy, speed, and under general supervision. Provide varied, confidential, and responsible administrative work requiring the use of tact and discretion. Learn and understand the organization and operation of the City and partnering agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials. Make accurate basic arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical deadlines. Respond to and effectively prioritize multiple phone calls and other requests for service. Compose correspondence and reports independently or with brief instructions. Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work. Maintain attention to detail and accuracy while meeting critical deadlines. Identify and take appropriate action when unusual operating problems occur. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Maintain Confidentiality of work. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible experience in Human Resources office support activities involving modern office practices, procedures and equipment. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required experience. Education: Equivalent to an Associate of Arts degree in business administration, human resources management, office management, or a related field. Human Resources experience in addition to the required years may be substituted for the education requirement on a year for year basis. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : One (1) Year SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: City of Hayward COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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. Date Of Examination: Written Exam -TBD Practical Exam - TBD 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 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jul 20, 2022
Full Time
Description Communication Operators may be eligible to receive a hiring bonus of up to $10,000 disbursed over four years in four equal phases: the first phase upon successful completion of the testing process and acceptance of a final offer of employment, and the last phase two years after completion of the probationary period as a Communications Operator. DEADLINE TO APPLY: Next review date: September 30, 2022; Open Until Filled COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate THE POSITION: The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Communications Operator (Dispatcher). Note: The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill Call Taker vacancies. DEFINITION To operate 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 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 or nonemergency personnel. 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 and nonemergency services 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 EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two (2) years of heavy public contact experience while performing multiple tasks simultaneously. Public Safety dispatch experience is desirable. 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 Typing Certificate: A typing certificate with 35 net words per minute must accompany your application.1. Certificates will be accepted from a public school, business school or temporary agency;certificates from 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 Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and typing certificate, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Be sure to scan and attach a copy of your typing certificate to your on-line application; however certificates may also be emailed to employment@hayward-ca.gov, no later than the date of the oral exam should you be invited to participate . Please be sure to indicate your first name and last name in the email and the position the typing certificate should be applied to. 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. EXAMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: New-Employee-COVID-Vaccine-Policy-updated-220120-2647-005.pdf Next Review - September 30, 2022 Pre-Background Questionnaire Survey *Written Examination (Post Dispatcher Test) *Typing Certificate Deadline **Virtual Typing Test Please note; these future dates are tentative and subject to change at the City's discretion. *Candidates must submit a completed job application and valid typing certificate as described in this bulletin to be reviewed. Candidates may also provide a POST Dispatcher T-Score of 48 or above from within the last 12 months of the application date by no later than 15 days in advance of the written examination or participate in the City's administration of the POST Dispatcher Test. **Although a proctored virtual typing test will be administered by the City of Hayward, you may submit a valid typing test dated within 6 months of your application date by attaching it to your application or emailing it to employment@hayward-ca.gov, please be sure to indicate your first and last name and the position you had applied to and submit no later than the date of the oral panel interviews. 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: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jul 20, 2022
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY: FIRST REVIEW ON FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022 at 5 PM PST COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate (Download PDF reader) THE POSITION: The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Crime Scene Technician. Under general supervision, perform crime scene duties by identifying, collecting, preserving and processing physical evidence at crime scenes and in a laboratory; to prepare appropriate reports; assist in criminal investigations; testify in court; and assist in other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have keen attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills , and desire to learn and participate in continuous trainings. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an entry-level technical position in which incumbents collect and preserve evidence. Individuals in this classification receive on-the-job training and experience. This classification is the entry-level position in the job series distinguished from the journey-level professional Crime Scene Specialist position in that the latter works more independently performing the more complex duties. THE DEPARTMENT/DIVISION The Hayward Police Department is devoted to serving the City of Hayward and providing leadership to the men and women of the Department who are both compassionate and dedicated to their desire to serve the community. The Support Services Division of the Hayward Police Department provides administrative and logistical support to all divisions. As part of the Support Services Division, the police department depends on the expertise of our Crime Scene Technicians to uncover and preserve evidence that will stand up in a court of law. The Crime Scene Technicians are equipped with the latest technology to collect evidence from the scene. The Hayward Police Department also has an on-site lab to further process evidence using techniques not readily available at the field. The Crime Scene Technicians are available during the majority of the day but can be called in when the need arises. Essential Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs technical tasks in the collection and preservation of evidence at a crime scene such as lifting fingerprints, collecting body fluids and clothing, dislodging bullets, and making plaster impressions. Packages evidence for storage; ensures proper procedures are followed. Photographs a wide variety of situations to ensure proper documentation of the crime scene. Prepares reports and records of crime scenes and evidence collected; prepares diagrams. Testifies in court regarding the crime scene and the evidence collected. Performs duties related to other areas of civilian police activities as necessary. Reports to crime scenes to collect evidence on a 24-hour basis as needed. Performs related work as necessary. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of : Basic report writing. Basic photography. Fingerprint processing. Evidence collection and packaging. Ability to : Learn principles and practices of technical crime scene processing and crime scene reconstruction. Locate, analyze and interpret data related to crime scene work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work both as part of a team, and equally well independently. Carry out complex instructions regarding the appropriate collection of differing kinds of evidence. Maintain confidentiality while processing evidence and cases. 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 : Two years of law enforcement experience. Crime scene training is highly desirable. Education : Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Possession of an Associate's degree or coursework in criminalistics/forensic science, natural science (biology, biochemistry, or chemistry), or a related field is highly desirable. Licenses or Certificates : Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Possession of or ability to obtain, a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified Basic Field Evidence Technician certificate, within twelve (12) months of employment. Supplemental Information COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate (Download PDF reader) Essential duties require the following mental and/or physical abilities and work environment: wear a uniform and safety equipment; work evening, holidays, weekends and on-call shifts in variable indoor and outdoor conditions; confined spaces; safely drive to various locations throughout the City and County during day and evening hours; tolerate exposure to outdoor elements in all weather conditions (e.g. heat, cold, and rain) throughout the year; exposure to dust, solvents, fumes, gases, toxic waste, odors, or other irritating particles; grasp and perform repetitive hand movements and fine coordination to prepare documents and data using a computer, keyboard and mouse/trackball, laptop, photographic equipment, and/or tablet; sit for prolonged periods of time; walk, stand, crouch, reach, twist, turn, kneel, bend, squat, stoop, climb, safely lift and maneuver equipment and materials weighing up to 50 pounds; converse by telephone, by email, in person, and before small and 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. Essential functions must be performed with or without reasonable accommodation. Not less than 18 years of age at time of appointment. 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. Based on the information provided, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. 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. Date Of Examination(s): Deadline for Pre-Background Questionnaire Survey - Week of August 8, 2022 Supplemental Questionnaire Review - Week of August 15, 2022 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 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jul 07, 2022
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled (First Review: July 20, 2022) COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate THE DEPARTMENT The Department of Public Works and Utilities is comprised of six divisions that work collaboratively to develop, build, operate, and maintain Hayward's infrastructure. The Department is responsible for providing engineering and transportation support to City operating departments and divisions and for implementation of the City's Capital Improvement Program, all while providing excellent customer service to the community. DEFINITION Under general direction from the Deputy Director of Public Works, manages all aspects of the City's real property program, including: performing appraisals and negotiating for the acquisition, lease or sale of real property, rights-of-way and easements for municipal purposes; providing relocation assistance; and negotiating use of public right-of-ways for telecommunication services and other utilities. Essential Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs appraisals and provides estimated current values on real property. Consults with the City Attorney's office and outside legal counsel to negotiate and prepare use agreements related to use of public right-of-way for telecommunication services, including but not limited to fiber optic cable and small cell radio equipment; administers use agreements once entered. Assists in the selection and contract negotiations with independent appraisers, relocation specialists, negotiators and other outside consultants involved with property, building and right-of--way acquisitions, appraisals, negotiations and relocations, and provides direction and instruction related to the work as needed. Consults with the City Attorney's office and outside legal counsel to negotiate and prepare lease agreements for use of City property; administers lease agreements once entered. Maintains records related to use agreements and leases to ensure that lease terms are complied with, and payments are up to date, and follows up as needed on non-payment. Reviews title reports to determine ownership, coordinates escrows, and assists other City staff in the preparation of property descriptions and reports related to real property. Negotiates with tenants and property owners for the purchase, rental, or sale of real property and real property rights. Manages sales of City surplus property, including advertising and recommending actual property sale. Consults with the City Attorney's office, outside legal counsel and City Surveyor regarding all aspects of eminent domain proceedings, and coordinates acquisition of real property through eminent domain procedures. Provides technical assistance and advice to other City Departments as required relative to Real Property Program. Coordinates outreach to tenants and property owners regarding projects requiring property acquisition, compiles data to determine relocation and socio-economic needs of occupants and availability of relocation accommodations, and negotiates appropriate relocation terms and payments. Negotiates for the execution of deeds, quitclaims, agreements, partial releases, partial reconveyance and other instruments. Recommends settlement on condemnation proceedings and assists in condemnation procedures. Prepares reimbursement requests and progress payment reports for federal- and state-funded projects, including documenting costs and working closely with reviewers, and establishes and maintains documentation to ensure that federal- and state-funded real property acquisition project files meet relevant standards. Prepares comprehensive reports and cost estimates for real property acquisition, leases and obstruction removal. Prepares written and oral reports and correspondence to City Council, City Manager, other City Departments and Department staff. Performs related duties as assigned, Knowledge of: Principles and laws pertaining to real property, right-of-way acquisition and vacation, appraisal techniques, property management, eminent domain procedures, title and escrow procedures, real estate and relocation assistance. Laws and regulations governing the use of public right-of-way for small cell radio equipment and other telecommunication services. Property acquisition and relocation guidelines related to state-funded and federal-funded projects. Laws related to securing rights of way for street and highway purposes. Laws related to securing easements and property rights for the City's utilities and service facilities. Community resources as they pertain to relocation. Ability to: Conduct negotiations using professional standards and in accordance with federal, state and local rules and regulations. Collect, analyze, compile and interpret economic, technical and statistical data relating to real property, and to establish fair market values. Remain apprised of current laws and regulations pertaining to areas of responsibility, including use of public right-of-way for small cell radio equipment and other telecommunications equipment. Assist in hearings for cases on appeal in connection with federal, state and local projects. Interpret maps, legal documents and engineering plans. Supervise administrative staff and outside consultants. Complete work with a high degree of independence and initiative. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with the general public, tenants and property owners, outside contractors, and City officials and staff. Provide real property assistance to other City Departments involving technical property issues and guidance on process. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. The complete Real Property Manager job description can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov Minimum Qualifications Any combination that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities to perform the duties of this position would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain them would be: Experience : Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in real property appraisals, negotiations, acquisitions, relocations, and property management, of which at least one year was spent managing right-of-way programs. Experience with or exposure to placement of small cell radio equipment in public right-of-way is desirable. One (1) year of supervisory experience is desirable. Education : Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major work in Public or Business Administration, Engineering, Real Estate or a closely related field. Appropriate experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Licenses and Certificates : Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California Driver's License. Possession of a SR/WA (Senior Right-of-Way Association) Certificate from the International Right of Way Association is desirable. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate 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, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 15, 2022
Part Time
Description COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment will close when a sufficient pool of per diem employees have been hired. Next review of applications scheduled for June 29, 2022 at 5:00 PM THE POSITION The City of Hayward is currently recruiting to hire a sufficient pool of part-time, hourly employees to work as Animal Care Attendants on an as needed, on call and per diem basis at the Hayward Animal Shelter. Animal Care Attendants provide care for animals include receiving, feeding, caring for, adopting out and redeeming animals; perform euthanasia on impounded animals; report any animals which exhibit symptoms of ill health or communicable disease; and vaccinate animals and administer medicine under instruction from a Veterinarian. In addition, they respond to questions from the public about animals and animal breeds, temperament and adoptions; provide advice on appropriate choices for adoption and proper animal treatment and care; clean, disinfect and maintain kennels and related areas and perform dishwashing and laundering tasks; and maintain inventories and supplies of food, medicines and controlled drugs as well as computerized log and other records of all animals at the shelter. The individuals selected for this per diem pool must be able to adhere to and promote humane care and the Department's policies on pet ownership responsibility. Note: This is a physically demanding job requiring a great deal of lifting and restraining of dead and living animals under conditions which include loud noise and bad odors. The working environment includes exposure to chemicals used in the cleaning and treatment of animals as well as confined workspaces both inside and outdoors. Candidates will be required to work with healthy, sick, dead and fractious animals and perform euthanasia on animals which may cause physical or emotional stress. Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment: Ability to stand, walk, run, kneel, crouch/stoop/squat, twist upper body and lift dead and living animals weighing up to 50 pounds; and work on an as needed, on call and hourly basis on rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and work overtime as needed. Essential functions must be performed with or without reasonable accommodation. BENEFITS Per Diem positions are part-time, hourly positions which are not eligible for benefits. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class is distinguished from the Animal Control Officer in that work consists primarily of the cleaning and maintenance of facilities and the care and placement of animals. This classification does not involve the patrolling of an area or the enforcement of animal services regulations. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Feeds, cares for, evaluates behavior, adopts, redeems, and performs euthanasia on impounded animals. Receives animals at the Shelter, isolating those showing signs of disease from healthy ones. Vaccinates animals as they are received and administers medicine under instructions from a veterinarian; prepares identification collars and places on animals for accurate records. Responds to questions from the public about animal breeds, temperament and adoptions; advises public on appropriate choices for adoption and the proper care, treatment and control of animals. Cleans, disinfects and maintains kennels and kennel area; performs dishwashing and laundering tasks. Maintains a computerized log and record of all animals at shelter. Reports any animals exhibiting symptoms of ill health or communicable disease. Maintains inventories and supplies of food, medicines and controlled drugs, completing the necessary forms. Assists in supervising volunteers. Lifts and loads animals weighing up to seventy-five pounds. Performs related tasks as required. A complete job description and list of duties can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov . Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and training that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Six (6) months experience involving customer contact and six months experience in handling animals. Education: Equivalent to completion of twelfth (12th) Grade or High School equivalency. License: Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Care and feeding of animals. Ability to: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with other City employees and members of the public; communicate effectively and courteously with other employees and members of the public. Read, write, interpret and apply policies and procedures. Perform basic math in order to maintain accurate written records. Learn to perform euthanasia in a humane manner. Learn to identify different breeds of animals. Deal patiently, compassionately and effectively with frightened, fractious and injured animals. Humanely control, lift and carry a variety of animals weighing up to seventy-five pounds. Follow written and oral directions and procedures. Learn to recognize a variety of zoonotic and animal related disease. Work with a variety of chemicals and disinfectants. Work in a noisy and odorous environment. Perform intensive general labor requiring long periods of walking or standing. Work rotating shifts, holidays and weekends. Supplemental Information SELECTION PROCEDURE Pursuant to City Charter Section 2-4.01 Unclassified Service, "part-time employees paid on an hourly or per diem basis" are not a part of the classified service. Suitably qualified candidates who submit a completed City of Hayward job application may be invited to participate in a tour of the Hayward Animal Shelter as well as an interview with the department. Actual hire depends on success in the selection process described above in addition to a background investigation, polygraph, and medical exam. 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward reserves the right to modify the selection process as 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
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY: First Review: Friday, February 18, 2022 @ 5:00 PM PST; Open Until Filled; Next Review: Monday, July 18, 2022 COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate THE DEPARTMENT The Department of Public Works and Utilities is comprised of six divisions that work collaboratively to develop, build, operate, and maintain Hayward's infrastructure. The Department is responsible for providing engineering and transportation support to City operating departments and divisions and for implementation of the City's Capital Improvement Program, all while providing excellent customer service to the community. THE POSITION Hayward is excited to announce an opportunity to join its progressive and dynamic Transportation Division as the Senior Transportation Engineer. Reporting to the Transportation Manager, the Senior Transportation Engineer will manage the development of the Citywide Multi-modal Improvement Study; provide oversight and management on major strategic initiatives as stipulated by City Council; manage the City's Traffic Management Center; plan, assign and review the work of transportation engineering staff; perform technical evaluations related to traffic operations in the City, including signal system operations, streetlight system operations, management of neighborhood traffic calming efforts; perform complex and advanced transportation engineering related studies; and provide overall support to the Transportation Manager. IDEAL CANDIDATE Ideal candidates will be licensed in the State of California as Professional Civil or Traffic Engineers and have a strong technical background founded on advanced education and the hands-on design, review, and management of municipal traffic improvements and transportation planning initiatives. The most ideally suited candidates will also embrace the City values of Openness, Caring and Integrity. Leading with integrity and by example and working in close collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams, ideal candidates will have a desire to engage closely with internal and external stakeholders and the Hayward community at large. They will act with a clear sense of ownership and hold themselves and others accountable for ensuring the best possible services are delivered to the community and organization. They will drive vision, purpose and results by encouraging innovation and will improve the organization's effectiveness by developing and/or supporting the introduction of new and improved methods, procedures, or technologies. They will make an impact on others, be curious and ready to learn, while having a strong desire to share knowledge as they supervise, coach and guide those around them. They will be poised and able to maintain self-control under pressure showing a desire to listen and understand despite adversity; and they will communicate effectively and with persuasion conveying a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Oversees the development of the Citywide Multi-Modal Improvement Study and makes appropriate recommendations; manages and/or prepares various transportation studies or programs. Manages the City's Traffic Management Center and makes recommendations on signal timing and other operational improvements, for the city's 135 signalized intersections; troubleshoots overall traffic operations and traffic safety concerns reported by the community both in the office and in the field. Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises and reviews the activities and staff in the traffic operations unit of the Transportation section. Recommends and assists in the implementation of Transportation section goals and objectives; establishes schedules and methods for transportation engineering activities and projects. Prepares grant applications for federal, state, regional or other funding. Assists with and conducts the more complex transportation engineering projects and activities; prepares recommendations for traffic signal timing and coordination improvements; prepares traffic signal timing plans; and supervises and participates in collecting, tabulating and analyzing traffic information. The complete Senior Transportation Engineer job description can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov Minimum Qualifications 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: Two (2) years of responsible professional transportation engineering work similar to that of an Associate Transportation Engineer with the City of Hayward. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering, Traffic/Transportation Engineering or a closely related field. License and Certificates: Registration as a Professional Civil or Traffic Engineer in the State of California. An out-of-state P.E. or T.E. will be accepted, but will require the candidate to obtain a State of California registration within a two-year period of being hired. Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application, the required license, 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, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF HAYWARD, CA Hayward, CA, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description DEADLINE TO APPLY: Next Review: July 18, 2022 by 5:00PM; Open Until Filled COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate The City of Hayward is seeking a Senior Utilities Engineer with a water and/or wastewater background to supervise, direct, plan, and coordinate the activities of the Utilities Division. The Senior Utilities Engineer is a mid-management level position that performs, oversees, and directs engineering activities including planning, conceptual design, final design, cost estimating, project bidding, services during construction and construction management for a variety of projects in wastewater treatment, water storage and distribution, sewer collection, and storm water management. The ideal candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of wastewater treatment and related water/wastewater infrastructure projects. This position will serve as a key member of the team that will manage and deliver a $100 million treatment system upgrade for the City's Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) to incorporate nutrient removal into the treatment process. DEFINITION Under general direction, supervise, direct, plan, and coordinate the assigned functions and activities of the Engineering Section of the Utilities Division. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a mid-management level position that performs, oversees, and directs all assigned activities of the Utilities engineering section, including planning, conceptual design, final design, cost estimating, project bidding process, services during construction and construction management for variety of projects in water distribution, sewer collection, stormwater management, and wastewater treatment. This position is distinguished from that of subordinate Associate Civil Engineer position by its responsibility for the supervision of assigned engineering and technical staff, in addition to engineering and technical responsibilities for project development, design, and construction management for more complex projects. This position is distinguished from Deputy Director of Public Works for Utilities by the latter position's overall responsibility for all aspects of the Utilities Division functions. Essential Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Assists in the development and implementation of the Engineering Section's goals, objectives, policies and priorities. Plans, organizes, controls and evaluates the assigned functions and activities of the Engineering Section of the Utilities Division. Provides direct and close supervision in the preparation of assigned master plans and studies that outline future water, wastewater and drainage requirements. Prepares drawings, models, and displays for special studies and reports completed by the Utilities Division, and explores and studies the preparation of area wide master plans guiding future installations of major water and sewer facilities. Directs the work and provides general supervision in the preparation of plans, specifications, cost estimates and the administration of contracts for small construction projects in utilities (e.g., small water main, sewer main and storm drainage projects). Revises and updates standard specifications and details related to water and wastewater utilities. Checks plans prepared by other agencies for conflict with the City's existing and proposed utilities systems. Consults with and advises other City employees on utilities engineering matters. Participates in the selection and supervision of private professional engineers for the development of plans and specifications, studies and reports. Coordinates utilities engineering related activities with Engineering & Transportation Division, other City departments, divisions, and sections and with outside agencies. Prepares reports and makes recommendations on the Utilities Division's portion of the City's capital improvement program. Develops and recommends an annual budget and priority for assigned utilities projects. Consults with contractors, builders, and engineers on problems relating to the design, construction, and maintenance of assigned utilities facilities. Coordinates construction management of the Utilities Division's projects with the Engineering and Transportation Division staff. Consults with and advises the Deputy Director on issues relating to the Utilities Engineer's particular function. Advises other sections and program staff within the Utilities Division on engineering and technical matters. Prepares project statements outlining scope of projects, design criteria, available data, background, scheduling coordination, and financing for utilities projects. Participates in interviews and selection of new employees under the position responsibilities as directed, and trains employees in work procedures, standards and safety practices. Prepares and provides input into employee performance evaluations, including setting and assessing goals, conducts counseling on work-related issues, and makes recommendations regarding discipline. Performs related duties as assigned. JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of civil engineering. Familiarity with applicable laws and regulatory codes relevant to planning, design and construction of water, wastewater, and storm drainage projects. Current developments, literature, and sources of information relative to municipal utilities engineering. Modern methods and techniques used in the design and construction of a wide variety of utilities engineering projects. Group and interpersonal dynamics. Principles of management and supervision including work planning, direction, training and evaluation of work and staff performance. Asset management. Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Ability to: Supervise, train and evaluate professional and technical subordinates. Set priorities, organize projects and meet deadlines and budget constraints. Perform complex engineering computations and design, check, and supervise the construction of a wide variety of municipal utilities facilities. Communicate both orally and in writing to prepare clear and accurate reports, lead discussions, and present information to City staff, contractors, and the general public. Complete assignments in a timely manner with minimum supervision. Plan and direct the work of other personnel. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups. Resolve utilities related construction problems in the field. 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 knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in professional engineering work in the design and construction of water and wastewater projects including one (1) year of supervisory or lead experience. Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university in civil engineering, or a closely related field with major work in civil engineering. A master's degree is desirable. Licenses and Certificates: Possession and maintenance of a certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer (Civil or Mechanical) in the State of California. Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California driver's license. Supplemental Information PROBATIONARY PERIOD : One (1) Year. H810 Senior Utilities Engineer Created August 1995 Revised August 2011 EEO Code: 02 FPPC STATUS: Designated FLSA STATUS: Exempt SELECTION PROCEDURE COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate 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, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts. The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. 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 (855) 524-5627. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous