Town of Los Gatos

The Organization      

The Town of Los Gatos is a general law city operating under the Council/Manager form of government. The Town Manager and Town Attorney are appointed by and directly report to the Council. The Town’s 210 full and part time employees are organized into the following departments: Parks & Public Works, Community Development, Police, Library, and Administrative Services.

 

The Community

Nestled in the base of the majestic Santa Cruz mountains, located about 60 miles south of San Francisco, Los Gatos offers a small town charm with a high level of community pride. With an approximate population of 31,000, Los Gatos is a unique community offering natural beauty that inspires a healthy lifestyle. Los Gatos has a strong economic presence, with an award-winning downtown that offers unique shopping and dining as well as local and regional favorites.

 

 

 

9 job(s) at Town of Los Gatos

Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Sep 24, 2020
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer- Pre-Service . To view the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please click on the following link: Job Brochure. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Application submissions for the position will be accepted on a continuous basis and complete application packets will be review periodically. To be considered for this outstanding employment opportunity, please complete an application online by clicking "Apply" at the top of this announcement. If this is the first time applying for a position using governmentjobs.com you will be prompted to create a new user account, otherwise log in with your username and password. Your application, and responses to any supplemental questions will be used to evaluate your qualifications for this position. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. This job announcement is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time without notice. Supplemental information The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time:
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Sep 11, 2020
Temporary
The Town of Los Gatos is seeking to fill an immediate vacancy for a Part-Time Equipment/Auto Technician (temporary/hourly) position in the Parks and Public Works Department to assist the current lead technician. The individual must have experience with preventative maintenance and dealing with automotive, truck and equipment servicing. This entry level position is ideal for those enrolled in a technical school. This position will be a morning to afternoon shift (7:00am-3:30pm), though working hour changes can be considered. The primary responsibilities will be to provide preventative maintenance services, minor component repair or replacement and assist the lead technician with the removal, replacement, and repair of major components. ***This is a temporary/hourly at-will position without benefits.*** Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Remove, replace or adjust the following without supervision: Brakes (air and hydraulic), Minor electrical repairs, Cab components and accessories, Minor trailer maintenance, wheel seals etc Perform all aspects of preventive maintenance on vehicles as trained Perform other mechanical repairs and replacements as directed by Supervisor as part of overall training All customer service duties as necessary Maintain work area appearance and safety, Ensure the proper maintenance, repair and storage of all shop tools and equipment; locates and orders non-stock parts. Use shop tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists. Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery. Adjust brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment. Raise trucks, cars, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists Installs specialized safety equipment in police vehicles. Drive to vendors to pickup parts, tires, and other fleet maintenance tasks as assigned Other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisor Minimum qualifications & Requirements 1-2 year of practical experience required High school diploma or equivalent required Vocational/Technical or certification, or current enrollment, preferred Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required Willingness to work in non-climate controlled environments are required Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job Willingness to work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Town of Los Gatos employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required. Supplemental information Physical Requirements The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg. To Apply: Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be submitted to: Town of Los Gatos PPW, 41 Miles Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030. Screening Process: As a first step of the screening process, information submitted by the applicant will be reviewed and evaluated for the position. On the basis of the application review, only those applicants with the best combination of qualifications and experience for the position will be invited to participate in additional screening. Additional screening may include interviews, written tests, and skills demonstrations. Prior to hire, applicants must have clearance for a medical exam and fingerprints from the Department of Justice. The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act ( CFRA ), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all job applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of job offer. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Sep 06, 2020
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Communication Dispatcher (Full-Time) To view the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please click on the following link: Job Brochure APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Application submissions for the position will be accepted on a continuous basis and complete application packets will be review periodically. To be considered for this outstanding employment opportunity, please complete an application online by clicking "Apply" at the top of this announcement and respond to all supplemental questions. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. Please Note: This position is subject to passing a thorough background investigation which will include the following: fingerprints, polygraph, and post- offer medical exam. Supplemental information The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time:
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Aug 14, 2020
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Senior Traffic Engineer (working title for Sr. Civil Engineer) To view the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please click on the following link: Job Brochure . APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS This recruitment is open continuously with a first screening of applications on Wednesday, Septemeber 2, 2020. Please apply soon as this posting may close without notice. Candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will continue in the selection process. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee continuation in the process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must respond to all supplemental questions. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. Click on "Apply" at the top of this announcement to submit an employment application and responses to the supplemental questions. Supplemental information The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Aug 14, 2020
Part Time
The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Communication Dispatcher (Part-Time) To view the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please click on the following link: Job Brochure APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Application submissions for the position will be accepted on a continuous basis and complete application packets will be review periodically. To be considered for this outstanding employment opportunity, please complete an application online by clicking "Apply" at the top of this announcement and respond to all supplemental questions. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. Please Note: This position is subject to passing a thorough background investigation which will include the following: fingerprints, polygraph, and post- offer medical exam. Supplemental information The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time:
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Aug 11, 2020
Full Time
The Town of Los Gatos has an immediate opening for a full-time Parks & Maintenance Worker in the Parks & Public Works Department. To view the full announcement for this exciting opportunity, please click on this link: Job Brochure . Click on "Apply" at the top of this announcement to submit an employment application and responses to the supplemental questions. This recruitment is open continuously with a first screening of applications on Monday, August 24, 2020. Please apply soon as this posting may close without notice. Please note : A DMV driving record printout dated within the last 3 months must be submitted with your application materials. Tentative Recruitment Schedule: First Screening of Applications: Monday, August 24, 2020 Virtual Oral Panel Interview: Early September 2020 Department Interview: Early September 2020 Supplemental information The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time:
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT The Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department has the pleasure of providing police services to the Town of Los Gatos and contractually to the City of Monte Sereno. The Department's vision is to accomplish three things: build a highly competent and professional Police Department, develop community relationships, and engage the community in problem solving. The Department is comprised of 59 sworn and civilian staff members, and over 150 community volunteers committed to providing the highest quality of service with a small town feel to residents, businesses, and visitors. THE POSITION The Town of Los Gatos is accepting applications for Victim Services Unit (VSU) volunteers to serve within the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department. To view this exciting volunteer position click here . Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Provide immediate field and office resources, outreach, and guidance to victims of crime by either personal contact, phone conversation, email, or letter. The VSU member would strive to identify the specific needs and refer them to the appropriate community resources or follow-up with the investigating Los Gatos - Monte Sereno Police Officer; provide follow-up to assure victim's needs are being met. Advise and provide support for victims to reduce their stress and anxiety by keeping them informed of the status of cases; explain criminal justice and police procedures and be available to respond to their questions and concerns regarding the criminal justice process. Prepare victims of crime for their participation in the criminal justice system by educating them on the criminal justice process and the various steps involved. Establish and maintain a list of community referral and service agencies. Keep current of and interpret rules, regulations and policy regarding State victim reimbursement and restitution programs eligible per 13835 PC. Serves as a liaison between the victim and community resource agencies, police agencies and judicial agencies. Attend training or take part in available online training to stay current on issues, trends and developments in the field of victim services programs and resources. Attend and seek professional trainings to enhance current level of subject matter expertise. Minimum qualifications & Requirements A combination of experience, education, and/or training which substantially demonstrates the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Skills and ability to: Ability to maintain confidentiality, both internally and externally. Ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with other staff members, other agencies, and the public. Ability to deal tactfully, cooperatively and effectively with LGMSPD staff members and the public, including people from different racial, ethnic and cultural groups and from different backgrounds and lifestyles. Attend trainings and complete online education sessions as required by annual training plan or at the request of a Department Supervisor. Gather and analyze data and draw logical conclusions and/or recommend an effective course of action. Communicate orally for the purpose of gathering sensitive, factual information from victims of crime. Maintain a calm nature under emotionally charged situations with an awareness of crisis intervention and recognition strategies. Ability to work weekends, holidays, evenings, and other irregular hours as needed. Please Note: Final candidate must successfully pass a background investigation including, but not limited to:Department of Justice fingerprinting, and drug screening. Supplemental information APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Application submissions for the position will be accepted on a continuous basis and complete application packets will be reviewed periodically. To be considered for this outstanding volunteer opportunity, please complete an application online by clicking "Apply" at the top of this announcement. If this is your first time applying for a position using governmentjobs.com, you will be prompted to create a new user account, otherwise log in with your user name and password. Your application and responses to any supplemental questions will be used to evaluate your qualifications for this position. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. Closing Date/Time:
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Temporary
TEMPORARY/ SEASONAL MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT $16.14 - $20.60/HOURLY ***This is a temporary/hourly at-will position without benefits.*** The Town of Los Gatos is establishing a pool of qualified Temporary / Seasonal Maintenance Assistant candidates for the Parks and Public Works Department. The pool of qualified candidates will be used for any future vacancies in the department. The assigned hours will vary and weekends/holidays may be required. The position performs hands-on physical labor in keeping park sites, structures, and restrooms clean, safe, and in operable condition. Primary responsibilities during the summer months include watering trees using a portable water wagon, trimming and clearing brush by using manual and power tools, and maintaining restrooms including emptying trash, replenishing bathroom supplies and cleaning floors and fixtures, leaf blowing and sweeping. Must have experience using hand & power tools, valid California State driver's license, and a clean driving record. Prior related work experience desirable. To Apply: Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be submitted to: Town of Los Gatos PPW, 41 Miles Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030. Screening Process: As a first step of the screening process, information submitted by the applicant will be reviewed and evaluated for the position. On the basis of the application review, only those applicants with the best combination of qualifications and experience for the position will be invited to participate in additional screening. Additional screening may include interviews, written tests, and skills demonstrations. Prior to hire, applicants must have clearance for a medical exam and fingerprints from the Department of Justice. . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act ( CFRA ), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all job applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of job offer. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Town of Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Temporary
***This is a temporary/hourly at-will position without benefits.*** The Town of Los Gatos is seeking candidates for the Ticket Booth Attendant position in the Parks and Public Works Department. The assigned hours will vary and weekends/holidays may be required. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills The position is responsible for performing a variety of facility functions which include, but not limited to: customer service, cashiering, preparing bank deposits, cleaning, maintenance, dealing with the public, handling of money, operating and maintaining revenue control equipment, filling out reports, and the opening and closing of booths. This position does not require the supervision of others. Supplemental information To Apply: Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be submitted to: Town of Los Gatos PPW, 41 Miles Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030. Please apply as soon as possible as this announcement may close without notice. Screening Process: As a first step of the screening process, information submitted by the applicant will be reviewed and evaluated for the position. On the basis of the application review, only those applicants with the best combination of qualifications and experience for the position will be invited to participate in additional screening. Additional screening may include interviews, written tests, skills demonstrations, fingerprints, and/or medical exams. The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time: Continuous