City of Concord

City of Concord

Nestled in the foothills of Mt. Diablo, Concord is a major suburban East Bay community located 29 miles east of San Francisco. As the largest city in Contra Costa County, with approximately 130,000 residents occupying 31 square miles, Concord has much to offer. The local lifestyle reflects a careful blending of the City’s early California heritage with modern planned development. It is a harmonious community of quiet neighborhoods, an excellent park system, convenient shopping centers, large preserves of open space, a state-of-the-art hospital, opportunities for growth and revitalization, and a wide variety of restaurants.

Its central location offers easy access to Oakland and San Francisco, the Silicon Valley, the redwoods of Northern California, the wineries of Napa Valley, the rugged Monterey coastline, and the astonishing beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) high-speed trains, local bus services, and the San Francisco and Oakland international airports provide transportation options for residents, commuters and visitors.

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City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Part Time
***PART -TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** City Childcare Recreation Specialist HIRING DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation WORK LOCATIONS: Willow Pass Center, 2748 E. Olivera Road, Concord and C entre Concord, 5298 Clayton Road, Concord DATES: September - June (Academic School Year) DAYS: Monday through Friday HOURS: Vary between 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; 20 hours per week SALARY: Starting at $14.49/hour FINAL FILING DATE: Open Until Filled* *We strongly encourage you to apply now if you are interested; this recruitment will close once a sufficient number of applications are received. Mandatory Training Requirement : must be available to participate in mandatory training workshops between August 27, 2020 and August 31, 2020 . The Position Under the direction of the After School site coordinators, the City Childcare Recreation Specialist will be in charge of planning, organizing, and leading activities in the areas of crafts, homework assistance, group games, and sports. S/he must enthusiastically lead activities and be an active participant in activities. The City Childcare Recreation Specialist will assist in various activities including enrichment classes, sports, games, and contests. The future incumbent will be an excellent role model and mentor as well as a positive influence for elementary and middle school aged children. Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate will be eager to meet new friends and be part of a team, be creative, hard working, and have excellent communication skills. S/he will have a willingness to share knowledge and expertise that relates to working with youth. S/he will utilize their public speaking abilities, good customer service skills, and will have a willingness to develop lifelong bonds with children and other team members. For additional program information, and to apply online, please visit www.cityofconcord.org . Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Plan, implement, and engage in recreational programs for elementary and middle school youth. Gather and organize supplies for scheduled activities. Supervise and provide for the safety of children, for children in Kindergarten through 8 th grade. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of good class management and youth development. Establish positive relationships with parents, youth, and staff. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Education and Experience Education : high school diploma or the equivalent. Experience : One (1) year of experience leading activities in an after school, day care, day camp, or resident camp setting working with youth. This experience is required. Other requirements : Must be at least 18 years old and be available to attend all mandatory training workshops and to work the full hours of the program. Must have, or be willing to obtain before start of program the following: CPR certification, First Aid Certificate, TB clearance, and fingerprint clearance. Other: SELECTION PROCEDURE To apply, complete the online application by visiting www.cityofconcord.org. All applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined above. Only those candidates who best meet the qualifications will be invited to interview. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please contact Devynn Darner at (925) 671-3118 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Police Dispatcher II Recruitment Incentives Leave Pre-Accruals Vacation and Sick Leave Pre-Accruals (front-loading first year's accrual of vacation (80 hours) and sick leave (96 hours) upon hire). Communications Training Officer Pay Differential The City of Concord also offers a Training Pay Differential for Communications Training Officers ("CTO") (5% for each hour assigned as CTO and engaged in providing formal training to a police dispatcher trainee). TYPING CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENT - Police Dispatcher II A typing certificate issued within the last 12 months is required . The typing certificate must be attached to the online application and scored according to the following method: 5 minute timed typing exercise, showing a gross rate of speed and a net rate of speed. This information MUST be included on the typing certificate. Applications received without a valid typing certificate attached, or not meeting the minimum words per minute ( 35 net WPM ) WILL NOT be considered and WILL NOT be contacted to correct the deficiency. Online typing tests WILL NOT be accepted. For a list of agencies where you can obtain your typing certificate, please click here . IMPORTANT : Contact with candidates will primarily be via email. Make sure you list a current email that you check regularly on your application. If you have any specific questions regarding the recruitment and selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (925) 671-3308. POLICE DISPATCHER II Purpose In support of police law enforcement and other public safety functions, performs activities related to the processing of service requests including communications and dispatch, status monitoring, information development and communication, entry level dispatcher training, and records and files maintenance in a computer-aided environment; performs related and other work as required all within the context of the City's Mission of providing responsive, cost effective, and innovative local government services through a collaborative effort with the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. Equipment, Methods & Guidelines Uses computer-aided dispatch system, including 911 emergency telephone, Telephone Device for the Deaf (TDD) and other multi-line telephone systems, various law enforcement telecommunications systems, multi-channel radio console with headsets and telephone handsets, video display terminals, computer keyboards, and alarm systems. Resource materials include hardware and software documentation, Dispatcher Training Manual, Dispatcher Training Guide, call-out schedules, maps, standardized service request classifications, level of response decision criteria, policies, regulations, operating procedures, directives, and violation codes contained in both City and other agency reference documents and manuals. Working Conditions Work is located in the Police Communications Center with variable lighting intensity and background noise. Work includes pressures generated by the necessity for appropriate and timely responses and follow-up required by emergency and routine events that often occur simultaneously. Work also involves prolonged periods of sitting. Incumbents are subject to shift assignments including evenings, weekends, and holidays; and to shift holdovers, early work calls, and scheduled overtime. Physical Demands Work emphasizes clear speech, visual and hearing acuity, and manual dexterity; prolonged periods of sitting and of wearing a headset; may occasionally perform moderate lifting (such as 30-50 pound boxes of computer paper), carrying, pushing, pulling and stooping. Must be able to work in an environment, with randomly occurring periods that are dominated by crisis situations and stress filled working conditions. Supervisory Guidance Received/Given Supervision received is intended to prescribe both general and detailed methods for achieving objectives. This is the journey level dispatcher classification and incumbents are expected to assist in training and monitoring the progress of entry level dispatchers when conditions require. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Receives, interprets, classifies, prioritizes and responds to calls of a routine and emergency nature, including those calls involving life-threatening situations. Enters relevant information by computer keyboard and, as appropriate, transmits message for dispatching. Assigns calls to police units for necessary action, determining how many and which units are required for response. May coordinate, with patrol supervisors regarding deployment of personnel. Visually monitors video display terminals and aurally monitors police radio frequencies to ensure correct status of officers and pending and dispatched calls, making "on-line changes" via keyboard as appropriate. Calls out Public Works standby personnel, perform call-outs for various local government entities, and monitors local government radio for their status. Determines appropriate communications or research channels selecting from emergency telephone lines, radio room telephone lines, business telephone lines, police radio channels, other agency radio channels, and manual computerized information systems. Provides information to officers expeditiously in areas such as warrants, vehicles, driver's licenses, parole, and criminal history information. Interprets or clarifies coded responses from various systems for police officers or other parties. Confirms warrants with responsible agencies, receives warrants and updates status of warrants. Accesses and updates information in a variety of on-line Law Enforcement data systems, including systems which contain confidential data. Develops, confirms, and relays information by contacting persons such as those in the internal chain of command; relatives of those involved in incidents; employers; hospitals; sworn and non-sworn public safety personnel at other agencies; other City departments; ambulance services; detoxification centers; tow companies; attorneys; state parole; animal control; commercial establishments; alarm companies; and schools. Monitors other public safety and emergency preparedness radio traffic; fire panel and security system boards; local government radio channels; and jail and complaint desk alarms, and takes appropriate actions. Maintains various logs and records of activities, such as radio transmissions, telephone calls received, call-outs and tow requests, equipment failure log, personal time keeping an attendance. Follows defined alternative procedures in the event of computer or other equipment malfunction such as performing shut down and start up procedures. Performs various tasks to ensure proper operation of equipment such as setting and resetting computer system, video display terminals, mobile data terminals and printers; and changing print ribbons, paper, and recording tapes. Performs activities related to the operation of a county-wide law enforcement radio system (CLERS) such as monitoring radio channel and issuing all points bulletins following county protocol and procedures. Assists in training entry level and per diem dispatchers as required. Promotes the City's Mission to make Concord a city of the highest quality by providing responsive, cost-effective, and innovative government services; understands and subscribes to the Vision and Values Statement adopted by the City. Performs other work as assigned. Qualifications: Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of specific data processing and telecommunications equipment used in a public safety Communications Center. Knowledge of relevant sections of various California codes such as the Penal, Health and Safety, Municipal, Welfare and Institutions, and Vehicle codes; interdepartmental regulations, policies and procedures; various hardware and software documentation; Federal Communications Commission Regulations; of the resources, equipment, methods, procedures, and nomenclature included in and associated with computer-aided dispatch and automated information systems. Ability to read, comprehend, and retain. Ability to learn the geographic layout of the City, including location of streets, street names, freeways, shopping centers, industrial parks, hotels, and other landmarks. Ability to remain calm in situations of stress; to assess events quickly and accurately; to adapt communications and behavioral styles appropriately in response to individuals and situations; to obtain and accurately record required information; to effectively classify and prioritize service requests; to act promptly and decisively; to make acceptable decisions; to quickly search and find information from resource systems, manuals, maps and other documents and to accurately and concisely convey such information orally and in writing; to spell accurately and use correct grammar; to speak clearly, concisely and audibly; to perform multiple tasks simultaneously; to meet the physical requirements of the work; to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education/Experience Education: Satisfactory completion of high school or the equivalent. Experience: Three years of related work experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a law enforcement dispatcher in a computer-assisted environment, including at least one year experience working in a POST-certified law enforcement communications center. Other: Other: Ability to operate an alpha-numeric keyboard with sufficient speed and accuracy to provide efficient input into a computer terminal, measured by the ability to type at a rate of 35 words per minute (net). A typing certificate issued within the last 12 months is required. The typing certificate must be attached to the online application and scored according to the following method: 5 minute timed typing exercise, showing a gross rate of speed and a net rate of speed. This information MUST be included on the typing certificate. Applications received without a valid typing certificate, or not meeting the minimum net words per minute WILL NOT be considered and WILL NOT be contacted to correct the deficiency. Online typing tests WILL NOT be accepted. For a list of agencies where you can obtain your typing certificate, please click here. Must have normal (or correctable to normal) hearing and eyesight and a clear and audible voice for radio and telephone communications. Must have successfully completed the POST-certified police dispatcher course and have successfully passed probation as a dispatcher for a POST-certified law enforcement communications center. Must successfully complete a background investigation as a condition of employment. A California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Police Officer - Lateral **Classic CalPERS members are eligible for tier 1 retirement** (3% @ 50) The City of Concord also offers Police Specialty Pay and a Master Police Officer and Master Police Sergeant Program. Signing Bonus Recruitment Incentive Signing Bonus of $10,000 , paid out as follows: 50% ($5,000) payable upon satisfactory completion of the required probationary period, and 50% ($5,000) payable upon three (3) years of continuous service. POLICE OFFICER The Concord Police Officer is typically the first line of contact with the public on behalf of the City. A large part of the Officer's role is to facilitate the resolution of problems by bringing together appropriate resources and to solve reoccurring problems. Community-Based policing is integrated into the traditional public safety activities of our Officers. Police Officers may be armed and may be assigned to work in uniform or plain clothes. Flexible shift schedules include 4-10 and 3-12 options, which may be changed periodically as job assignments may be rotated among patrol, traffic, criminal and juvenile investigation, radio dispatching and administrative services. Specialty assignments may add up to 5% additional pay. These assignments include Bicycle Patrol; Crime Scene Investigation; Detective (Special Victims Unit, Major Crimes Unit, Financial Crimes Unit, Special Investigations (Gangs/Drugs), and Violence Suppression Unit); Downtown Beat/Foot Patrol; Gang Unit; K-9 Unit; School Resource Officer; Community Impact Team; and Traffic. Corporals, Field Training Officers/Police Training Officers and members of the SWAT Team can also receive additional pay. The Police Officer duties require initiative, resourcefulness and the ability to analyze situations and in emergencies, to adopt a quick, effective and responsible course of action. The work involves frequent contact with the public and requires the ability to deal with persons in tense situations where relations may be strained. Additionally, Police Officers perform related and other work as required, all within the context of the City's Mission, Vision, and Values Statement and should hold a strong progressive customer service orientation. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Patrols an assigned area by car, motorcycle, or on foot to observe, investigate and report suspicious and hazardous conditions; and apprehends and arrests law violators. Responds to routine and emergency calls for protection of persons and property and for the enforcement of City ordinances and State laws. Investigates crimes, accidents, deaths and disturbances and gathers evidence; interviews, questions, and takes statements from complainants, suspects and witnesses and completes case reports. Takes charge of juveniles and delinquents and works on cases involving unfit homes and crimes committed against or by juveniles; handles missing persons cases and works with community organizations and governmental agencies in delinquencies and delinquency control programs. Directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at times of emergency or congestion; stops drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; and issues citations. Appears in court to present evidence and testimony in connection with criminal prosecution. Searches, guards, transports and assists in the booking and custodial care of prisoners. Serves writs, warrants, subpoenas and other legal documents. With required State certification, may perform Paramedic duties by providing Advanced Life Support (ALS) emergency medical care. May be assigned to assist in conducting special studies of crime prevention, traffic control or other Police Department problems. Provides information and direction to the public and assists in developing community crime prevention programs and may speak before business, school, civic and social groups. Qualifications: Education Completion of the equivalent of 60 college semester units. Police Service Standards - To be a candidate for a position in this class, the applicant must fulfill all of the following: Minimum Age: The candidate shall be at least 21 years of age at the time of Lateral Entry or Academy Graduate appointment. Character & Background: The candidate shall possess traits including initiative, alertness, integrity, reliability, courtesy, and good judgment; and shall not have been convicted by any state or by the Federal Government for a crime, the punishment for which could have been imprisonment in a federal penitentiary or a state prison. Hearing: The candidate shall have normal hearing acuity. Weight: Weight shall be in good proportion with height. Physical & Mental Condition: The candidate shall be of sound physical condition; be of adequate physical stature, and possess strength, endurance and agility demonstrable in tests of physical performance and medical examination. The applicant shall be of good mentality and emotional maturity, in good health, and free from chronic disease, impairment of bodily function, loss or impairment of the use of any digit, history of psychosis or psycho-neurosis, or other disabling defects. Vision: The candidate shall possess normal color vision and visual functions. Each eye must be free of any abnormal condition or disease which might adversely affect performance of duty and there must be visual acuity of not less than 20/100 vision in both eyes without correction for glass wearers and not less than 20/200 vision in both eyes without correction for contact lens wearers. Lateral Entry: To be eligible for Lateral Entry consideration, an individual MUST meet the above general requirements and have satisfactorily completed, in another jurisdiction, a probation period for a peace officer classification which is comparable to Concord's classification of Peace Officer and possess a P.O.S.T. Police Officer Basic Certificate. Other: Other Requirements: License: Must possess a valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of hire and of continued employment. When assigned to Paramedic duties, a valid Contra Costa County accredited California Paramedic Certificate is required. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and who has applied for, citizenship at least one year prior to application for employment. Application for citizenship shall not have been denied. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Part Time
***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** PARKS & RECREATION PROGRAM DRIVER JOB CHARACTERISTICS: The City of Concord is looking for an experienced Driver with a valid class B license to safely transport seniors, adults, teens, and youth while providing superior and friendly customer service. HIRING DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation WORK LOCATION(s) : Concord Senior Center, 2727 Parkside Circle, Concord, CA 94519; Markham Nature Park, 3915 Cowell Road, Concord, CA 94521; and Willow Pass Community Center, 2748 East Olivera Road, Concord, CA 94519. HOURS: Weekdays, nights and/or weekends as needed for Parks & Recreation Trips & Tour Program. SALARY RANGE: $20.46 - $25.55 per hour Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Implement safe and efficient operating of vehicle carrying up to 30 passengers. Maintain and keep current Class B California's Driver's License with at least 30-passenger endorsement. Communicate with supervisor to receive and verify instructions. Report any delays. Conduct and log pre-trip and post-trip vehicle safety inspections. Load and unload frail senior citizens and mobility assistive devices such as walkers and wheelchairs safely and efficiently. Ensure that passengers are wearing their seat belts. Work cooperatively with volunteer trip escorts. Handle stressful situations calmly and professionally. Maintain an excellent attendance record. Maintain an impeccably clean vehicle. Accountable for use of a City issued procurement card. Complete monthly reports to reconcile expenses for parking and other trip needs. Report participant, vehicle, or driver accidents timely and accurately on the proper forms. Complete bi-weekly timecards in computerized system. Prompt and proper handling when vehicle maintenance issues arise. Qualifications: Education/Experience Education: Completion of the twelfth grade or the equivalent. Experience: Wheelchair lift loading experience is required. One (1) to three (3) years of commercial driving experience is preferred. Other: Other requirements: Must be at least age 21 or older and in good health; have, or be willing to obtain before start of program: Fingerprint clearance, TB clearance; and CPR, First Aid, and AED certification. Must pass an employment record, criminal background check, drug screen, TB Test and physical performance test. This position is subject to DOJ random drug screening. Must possess a valid Class B California Driver's License with Passenger Endorsement for at least 30 passengers. Must have a current Motor Vehicle Report that represents a history of safe and competent driving. Maintain certifications in First Aide/CPR/AED. Ability to push, pull, lift, bend/stoop, twist, squat, kneel for wheelchair loading, and sit for prolonged periods to drive. Must be able to work the maximum hours allowed under D.O.T. Hours of Service Regulations on various shifts/days of the week, while maintaining outstanding attendance. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with escorts and participants. APPLICATION / SELECTION PROCEDURES: To apply for this position go to www.cityofconcord.org and click on Career Opportunities. All applications and resumes will be reviewed in relation to the criteria outlined above. Only those candidates who best meet the qualifications will be invited to interview. Applicants will be notified of interview time and date. For additional information, please contact: Devynn Darner, 925-671-3118 or devynn.darner @cityofconcord.org Dario Sanchez, 925-671-3017 or dario.sanchez@cityofconcord.org Closing Date/Time:
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Police Officer - Academy Graduate City pays a portion of the employee contribution to the CalPERS Safety Retirement Plan (2.7% @ 57) The City of Concord also offers Police Specialty Pay and a Master Police Officer and Master Police Sergeant Program. POLICE OFFICER JOB CHARACTERISTICS The Concord Police Officer is typically the first line of contact with the public on behalf of the City. A large part of the Officer's role is to facilitate the resolution of problems by bringing together appropriate resources and to solve reoccurring problems. Community-Based policing is integrated into the traditional public safety activities of our Officers. Police Officers are armed and may be assigned to work in uniform or plain clothes. Flexible shift schedules include 4-10 and 3-12 options, which may be changed periodically as job assignments may be rotated among patrol, traffic, criminal and juvenile investigation, radio dispatching and administrative services. Specialty assignments may add up to 5% additional pay. These assignments include Bicycle Patrol; Crime Scene Investigation; Detective (Narcotics, Special Victims, Major Crimes, Financial Crimes, Violence Suppression/Gangs); K-9 Unit; School Resource Officer; Mental Health Evaluation Team; Community Impact Team, and Traffic. Corporals, Field Training Officers and members of the SWAT Team can also receive additional pay. The Police Officer duties require initiative, resourcefulness and the ability to analyze situations and in emergencies, to adopt a quick, effective and responsible course of action. The work involves frequent contact with the public and requires the ability to deal with persons in tense situations where relations may be strained. Additionally, Police Officers perform related and other work as required, all within the context of the City's Mission, Vision, and Values Statement and should hold a strong progressive customer service orientation. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Patrols an assigned area by car, motorcycle, or on foot to observe, investigate, and report suspicious and hazardous conditions; and apprehends and arrests law violators. Responds to routine and emergency calls for protection of persons and property, and for the enforcement of City ordinances and State laws. Investigates crimes, accidents, deaths, and disturbances and gathers evidence; interviews, questions, and takes statements from complainants, suspects, and witnesses; and completes case reports. Takes charge of juveniles and delinquents and works on cases involving unfit homes and crimes committed against or by juveniles; handles missing persons cases and works with community organizations and governmental agencies in delinquencies and delinquency control programs. Directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at times of emergency or congestion; stops drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; and issues citations. Appears in court to present evidence and testimony in connection with criminal prosecution. Searches, guards, transports, and assists in the booking and custodial care of prisoners. Serves writs, warrants, subpoenas, and other legal documents. May be assigned to assist in conducting special studies of crime prevention, traffic control, or other public safety issues. Qualifications: Education Completion of the equivalent of 60 college semester units. Police Service Standards - To be a candidate for a position in this class, the applicant must fulfill all of the following: Age: The candidate shall be at least 21 years of age at the time of Lateral Entry or Academy Graduate appointment. Character & Background: The candidate shall possess traits including initiative, alertness, integrity, reliability, courtesy, and good judgment; and shall not have been convicted by any state or by the Federal Government for a crime, the punishment for which could have been imprisonment in a federal penitentiary or a state prison. Hearing: The candidate shall have normal hearing acuity. Weight: Weight shall be in good proportion with height. Physical & Mental Condition: The candidate shall be of sound physical condition; be of adequate physical stature, and posses strength, endurance and agility demonstrable in tests of physical performance and medical examination. The applicant shall be of good mentality and emotional maturity, in good health, and free from chronic disease, impairment of bodily function, loss or impairment of the use of any digit, history of psychosis or psycho-neurosis, or other disabling defects. Vision: The candidate shall possess normal color vision and visual functions. Each eye must be free of any abnormal condition or disease which might adversely affect performance of duty and there must be visual acuity of not less than 20/100 vision in both eyes without correction for glass wearers and not less than 20/200 vision in both eyes without correction for contact lens wearers. Academy Graduate: To be eligible for Direct Entry consideration, an individual MUST meet the above general requirements and possess a certificate of completion from a P.O.S.T. certified basic training academy. Other: OTHER COMPETENCIES Candidates should possess the ability to observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; to think and act quickly in emergencies, and to judge situations and people accurately; to learn standard operating procedures of police headquarters radio-telephone and keyboard-type communications equipment; to understand and interpret laws and regulations; to prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive written reports; to become proficient in self-defense techniques, and in the care and use of firearms; to follow oral and written instructions; and to deal courteously and effectively with the general public. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Part Time
If you are interested in a career in law enforcement, there is an opportunity for you to become a Police Officer Trainee in the Concord Police Department. As a trainee, you would be assigned to attend an upcoming POST-approved Police Academy . Acceptance by the Academy, which includes successfully passing a POST-approved written examination, is a condition for employment in this position. During the 6-month Academy program, you would receive the academic and physical training required for appointment to the position of Police Officer. Upon successful completion of the Academy, you would typically be appointed as a Police Officer and begin serving an 18-month probation period with City of Concord Police Department. Candidates will be paid the hourly Trainee rate of $31.91/hour while attending the POST Basic Police Academy. The Trainee position is a non-sworn, entry-level training position. Employees in this classification are temporary, at-will employees with only mandatory benefits as required by law, and do not have Police Officer status while attending the Academy. Employees do not get promoted as a sworn Police Officer until they complete the Academy. Upon successful completion of the Academy and appointment to the position, candidates will receive the annual salary and full benefits of a regular full-time, sworn Police Officer with the Concord Police Department. Qualifications: Recruitment Requirements Education The ideal candidate will have the equivalent of 60 college semester units or more. Only applicants with at least 30 semester units will be considered. The classification of Police Officer requires 60 college semester units, or the equivalent. If selected, those employees must obtain the additional required semester units within the first four (4) years of employment. Candidates with at least three (3) years of recent military experience may substitute their experience for 15 semester units. Assessment Qualification A T-Score of 55 or higher on the California POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery is required . POST assessment results are valid within one year (12 months) from the date that the test was administered. The City of Concord will not be administering the Law Enforcement entrance assessment testing; however, we will accept scores from any POST participating agency on official agency letterhead. Qualifying T-Scores must be attached to your application at the time of online submission. T-Scores must be provided on agency letterhead. For more information regarding the testing standards, please visit the POST website at www.post.ca.gov . Age At least 20 ½ years of age at the date of application. Citizenship Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for, and who has applied for, citizenship at least one year prior to application for employment. Application for citizenship shall not have been denied. Other A California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Application Process A limited number of applicants who clearly show that they most closely meet the needs of this position in terms of training, experience, education, and other job-related characteristics and possess a valid POST participating agency T-Score of 55 or better (issued within the past 12 months on official agency letterhead) will be accepted to participate in the selection process. This process will include evaluation and initial screening of the standard on-line City application to determine which candidates progress to the next phase of the recruitment process. The subsequent selection process may include a panel interview and a final departmental interview. Candidates moving forward will be subject to an extensive background examination including a polygraph test, psychological exam and physical. (Use of illegal drugs/narcotics within the past year will disqualify an applicant. Sales of illegal drugs will disqualify applicants.) Once testing is complete the Chief of Police shall review the background and post-conditional offer assessments and make the final determination as to whether a formal job offer is to be made. In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to Human Resources (925) 671-3407. For administrative purposes, requests should be made when the online application is submitted. Other: Police Officer Standards To be a candidate for the position of Police Officer, you must fulfill all of the following: Age: The candidate shall be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Character & Background: The candidate shall possess traits including initiative, alertness, integrity, reliability, courtesy, and good judgment; shall not have been convicted of a crime by any state or federal government for which the punishment could have been imprisonment in a state prison or federal penitentiary. Hearing: The candidate shall have normal hearing acuity. Weight: Weight shall be in good proportion to height. Physical & Mental Condition: The candidate shall be of sound physical condition and adequate physical stature, and possess strength, endurance, and agility demonstrable in tests of physical performance and medical examination. The applicant shall be of good mentality and emotional maturity, in good health, and free from chronic disease, impairment of bodily function, loss or impairment of the use of any digit, history of psychosis or psychoneurosis, or other disabling defects. Vision: The candidate shall possess normal color vision and visual functions. Each eye must be free of any abnormal condition or disease which might adversely affect performance of duty and there must be visual acuity of not less than 20/100 vision in both eyes without correction for glass wearers and not less than 20/200 vision in both eyes without correction for contact lens wearers. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Part Time
***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** ADMINISTRATIVE RECREATION SPECIALIST Willow Pass Center The City of Concord is seeking a part-time, customer service-oriented business professional to serve as administrative support in the Parks and Recreation Department at the Willow Pass Community Center. This is a part-time position, working typically 15-18 hours per week, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The ideal candidate: Possesses a positive "can do" attitude; Is highly organized with the ability to multi-task; Is detail oriented and solution focused; Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills; Is self-motivated with a strong desire to contribute and learn; Possesses strong computer skills; specifically Microsoft Office and ability to learn specialized software; and Embraces, promotes and is guided by the City's Mission, Vision and Values Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Purpose Functions in a lead capacity in support of facility operations and field reservations; performs activities related to the creation, processing and maintenance of rental permits, including communication with customers (over the phone, in person and via email); ensures timely completion of all paperwork and processes, facility scheduling, information development and file maintenance. Provides supervision of part-time facility staff; creates and maintains work schedules, coordinates workflow and assigns daily tasks. Performs related and other work as required all within the context of the City's Mission of providing responsive, cost effective, and innovative local government services through a collaborative effort with the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. Working Conditions Conducts work in an office setting and outdoors. Primary work schedule is Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. May include occasional irregular hours to attend to facility and field rentals, community functions/meetings, to resolve problem/issues and support Parks and Recreation operations. Physical Demands Emphasizes hearing, speech, and vision. Work includes moderate lifting, carrying, stooping, and reaching. Supervisory Guidance Received/Given This position receives direct supervision from Recreation Program Coordinator. Supervision received is intended to prescribe both general and detailed methods for achieving objectives. This position provides supervision and guidance to part time facility staff. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of Microsoft Office Software including Word, Excel and Publisher. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing (internal or external) customer services including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for service, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Skilled in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision making. Giving appropriate attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate. Maintaining appropriate attention to detail based on the complexity of work performed. The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information. Conveying written and/or non-written information effectively; comprehending and understanding documentation and verbal or visual communications. Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Actively looking for ways to help people. Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it. Ability to read, comprehend and retain. Ability to learn custom facility reservation software. Ability to provide high level customer service to internal and external customers including during high stress situations. Ability to operate with a high level of detail. Ability to work efficiently and accurately on tasks with interruptions; to adapt communications and behavioral styles appropriately in response to individuals and situations; to act promptly and decisively; to make acceptable decisions; to quickly search and find information from resource systems, manuals and other documents and to accurately and concisely convey such information orally and in writing; to spell accurately and use correct grammar; to speak clearly, concisely and audibly; to perform multiple tasks simultaneously; to meet the physical requirements of the work; to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Qualifications: Education/Experience Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Satisfactory completion of high school or the equivalent. Experience: Three years of related work experience that has provided knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform business level administrative and customer service duties in a computer-assisted environment. Other: APPLICATION / SELECTION PROCEDURES: Submit a completed City of Concord application, the required supplemental question responses, and attach a writing sample online at www.cityofconcord.org . All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to interview. IMPORTANT : Contact with candidates will primarily be via email. Make sure you list a current email that you check regularly on your application. For additional information, please contact: Kathie Leavitt, 925-671-3416 or kathie.leavitt@cityofconcord.org Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Part Time
***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** RECREATION SPECIALIST - FIELD SUPERVISOR HIRING DEPARTMENT : Parks & Recreation WORK LOCATION : Willow Pass Community Center, 2748 E. Olivera Rd, Concord, CA 94519 HOURS : This is a seasonal, part-time position running March - November with possibility of optional alternative work during rest of year. Number of days and hours will depend on availability and game schedules. Generally 5:00 pm-11:00 pm, two-three nights per week SALARY : $13.79 - $15.99 / hour FINAL FILING DATE : Open Until Filled THE IDEAL CANDIDATE : The Ideal Field Supervisor Candidate is someone who: Possesses excellent customer service skills; Is both a team player, but also works well independently; Is someone who is detail oriented; Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills; Is someone who is flexible, yet dependable; and Is someone who is reliable and responsible THE POSITION : The City of Concord's Parks & Recreation Department is looking for a dynamic, customer friendly individual to oversee and conduct facility operations during our Adult Softball Program. Field Supervisor staff will coordinate staff and equipment needs to ensure games are conducted in accordance with the City of Concord Adult Softball Rules and Code of Conduct. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Ensure games are conducted in a safe, fair and timely manner. Provide high level of support for program participants and staff by being highly visible and responsive. Ensure fields are adequately staffed with umpires and scorekeepers. Conduct inspections of fields, facilities and lighting and recommend maintenance and repair as needed. Resolve issues that would create an unsafe environment or interfere with games. Monitor game progress, respond to participants. When needed, handle emergency situations by taking an appropriate course of action and notifying supervisor. Complete a variety of administrative tasks. Qualifications: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. Generally, this will require: Education: Satisfactory completion of high school or equivalent. Experience: One or more years' experience in a customer service position preferably in a sports related field is desirable. Other requirements: Strong knowledge of Slow Pitch Softball and USSSA rules. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and some holidays. Must have or be able to obtain before the start of employment CPR/First Aid/AED certification. Other: SELECTION PROCEDURES : To apply for this position, please complete the online application at www.cityofconcord.org . All applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined above. Only those candidates who best meet the qualifications will be invited to interview. It is a policy of the City to refuse to consider a person for a position whenever that person's relationship to an employee, elected or appointed official, or member of a board or commission has the potential for creating adverse impact on supervision, safety, security, morale, or involves a potential conflict of interest. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Willow Pass Community Center at (925) 671-3423 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Part Time
***PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** RECREATION SPECIALIST - WILLOW PASS FACILITY ATTENDANT Part-time community center representative for the City of Concord assigned to the Willow Pass Community Center. The duties of this position include; supervision of the community center during classes and rentals, set up and take down of chairs, tables, and equipment, and light custodial services. Must be able to provide a high level of support to customers and ensure the safety of the people and property by effectively enforcing policies and procedures. Hours are primarily weekday evenings and weekend days and evenings. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Serve as main point of contact for instructors, participants and renters during scheduled shifts. Set up, take down, and clean-up of facility before and after events and classes as assigned. Effectively communicate and enforce facility policies and procedures. Effectively communicate program and schedule information to customers. Complete all paperwork required for rentals and classes. Use strong verbal and written communication skills to provide information to customers, co- workers and supervisors. Monitor equipment inventories and recommend procurement of items as needed. Inspect facility and equipment and recommend procurement, maintenance and repair as needed. At all times, demonstrates cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors and the public. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Requirements: Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills and have one or more years of customer service experience. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work at all levels, including a culturally diverse public with a focus on quality customer service. Must be at least 18 years of age and be able to lift/ move 50-60 pounds. Must be available and willing to work weekday evenings and weekends. Desired Qualifications: Satisfactory completion of high school or the equivalent Speak Spanish Effectively communicate and enforce facility policies and procedures Effectively communicate program and schedule information to customers Ability to enforce rules and regulations; maintain orderly participant conduct Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Jul 30, 2020
Full Time
***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Permit Center Technician I/II/III (Flexibly Staffed Classification Series**) Permit Center Technician I: $24.31 - $31.03 Hourly $50,564.80 - $64,542.40 Annually Permit Center Technician II: $28.16 - $35.94 Hourly $58,572.80 - $74,755.20 Annually Permit Center Technician III: $30.42 - $38.83 Hourly $63,273.60 - $80,766.40 Annually The Building Division of the City of Concord's Community Development Department is seeking a positive, productive, customer-service oriented individual that thrives in team environments to fill their vacancy for a Permit Center Technician. The position will provide direct support to the public in the receipt and review of permit applications, processing permit applications by obtaining needed information, reviewing plans for completeness, issuing permits, processing payments, and supporting the City of Concord's Building Division team members. The ideal Permit Center Technician candidate will possess: -- A proven track record of providing excellent customer service; -- Prior experience with a municipal agency; and -- Knowledge of the City of Concord and its resources The City's future Permit Center Technician will also embrace, promote and be guided by the City's Mission, Vision and Values . ***Please Note*** **These positions are part of the Flexibly Staffed Classification Series for Permit Center Technician. Applications received will be reviewed, and those applicants that meet the minimum qualifications for Permit Center Technician I, Permit Center Technician II, and Permit Technician III will be considered. Initial placement in any of the three classifications will be dependent upon qualifications. To review the job description for Permit Center Technician II, click here. To review the job description for Permit Center Technician III, click here . The job description for Permit Center Technician I is included in this announcement. ***Salary Information for Permit Center Technician I, Permit Center Technician II & Permit Center Technician III: Permit Center Technician I: $24.31 - $31.03 Hourly $50,564.80 - $64,542.40 Annually Permit Center Technician II: $28.16 - $35.94 Hourly $58,572.80 - $74,755.20 Annually Permit Center Technician III: $30.42 - $38.83 Hourly $63,273.60 - $80,766.40 Annually SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org by 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 28, 2020. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. 2. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to a panel interview which is currently scheduled for the week of September 7, 2020. If you are selected to participate in the interview process and are unavailable, we regret that we will not be able to reschedule you. 3. Successful candidates will be placed on the hiring list, based on rank, for further consideration to fill the current regular vacancy, as well as others occurring over the next 12 months. IMPORTANT : Contact with candidates will primarily be via email. Make sure you list a current email that you check regularly on your application. PERMIT CENTER TECHNICIAN I Purpose Accept permit applications at the City's Permit Center; review, and timely approve routine applications for minor residential construction projects, encroachments into the public right of way, and other miscellaneous permits for oversize loads, grading, and sewer connections to ensure compliance with adopted codes, standards, policies, State Subdivision Map Act, and permit requirements. Performs related and other work as required, all within the context of the City's Mission of providing responsive, cost effective, and innovative local government services through a collaborative effort with the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. Equipment, Methods & Guidelines Uses state and local codes, laws, rules and ordinances applicable to zoning, engineering and building construction; City policies and procedures; standards and materials associated with examination of plans. Uses design and construction reference materials using independent judgement in the decision making process. Makes extensive use of computer tracking, computer data systems, telephone system, and other automated systems. Working Conditions Office setting; standard workweek and hours are typical. Work includes pressure generated by deadlines, volume of work and frequent interruptions. Physical Demands Work includes light to moderate lifting; carrying, pulling, pushing, stooping, reaching and sitting; manual dexterity; a strong emphasis on clear and articulate speech, as well as hearing acuity. Must be able to read small print from reports, plans, and computer screens. Supervisory Guidance Received/Given Supervision received consists of written and oral instructions intended to define objectives and problems and to prescribe detailed methods for achieving results. Day to day lead direction, including policy interpretation, training, and work assignments and priorities are provided as appropriate by a senior level permit center technician. Supervision responsibilities are not expected with this position. Allocation Factors/Distinctions This is the entry level classification in the Permit Center Technician series. The complexity of assignments and degree of supervision distinguish positions in this class from those in the Permit Center Technician II classification. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Greet customers, schedule appointments, and receive calls for information requests, direct callers and/or provide the correct information to customers. Extensive phone and direct customer contact. Receive and process permit applications at the counter and by mail, telephone, facsimile, and electronic transmission modes. Review plans received for completeness and inclusion of required attachments such as structural and energy calculations, soils reports and the like. Calculate permit fees and issues applicable permits over the counter and at the conclusion of the plan review process. Issue sewer connection, grading, encroachment, wide load permits and other permits as necessary. Enter on manual and/or electronic formats plans received for plan review and permit issuance. Check plans and issue over the counter permits for re-roofing, kitchen and bathroom remodels, and similar projects of limited scope to verify code conformance. Issue permits for construction when plans are approved. Perform plan checking by comparing drawings of proposed improvements against drawings, which illustrate established standards applicable to various projects. Calculate plan review, permit, traffic, drainage, sewer and other related fees. Ensures all permit fees are paid or, if deferred, that appropriate documentation is recorded. Issue business licenses and evaluates business license application for approval of home businesses in residential areas. Interpret code-related questions as they relate to residential construction, set backs, decks, encroachment, and grading permits. Research and respond to inquiries, service requests, and complaints. Provide basic information regarding standards, procedures, and conformance to building codes and city ordinances. Coordinate with Inspector Supervisor for the daily inspection schedule. Retrieve messages from the inspection line and log into computer, verify that the inspection requested is the correct inspection needed. Research if necessary the type of inspection required. Coordinate with the County for records, files and copies of the building permit applications and records needed for the tax assessor's office. Research and answer questions related to permits. Serve as liaison for the Commission and Boards. Set up meetings, contact board members and applicants, prepare, send, and post hearing notices and agendas. Take minutes at the hearings, type official record of meeting minutes, create and mail letters of decisions. Maintain records of official construction plans. File plans and applications and other related documents. Maintain current microfilming of construction projects. Provide research for public and outside agencies via microfiche, plans and other related files. Assist in developing necessary handouts and other public service information. Assist in the implementation of special projects and programs as required. Promote the City's Mission to make Concord a city of the highest quality by providing responsive, cost-effective, and innovative government services; understands and subscribes to the vision and Values Statement adopted by the City. Performs other work as assigned. Qualifications: Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of the building permit process and how building divisions interrelate to other City agencies and external organizations. A basic knowledge of building codes and code requirements for simple structures, additions and alterations. Knowledge of arithmetic and or geometry, the ability to calculate building areas and apply fee formulas to specific buildings or projects. The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Of particular importance to the City, this incumbent must have the ability to communicate and work tactfully and effectively with both professionals and non-professionals while reflecting the highest standards of customer service to the public. The ability to perform basic engineering and surveying calculations: to effectively apply standards, procedures, practices and techniques associated with assigned duties and responsibilities: to effectively organize and conduct assigned survey and office research activities: to interpret construction drawings, field survey notes, deeds, maps, and other legal descriptions and the ability to extract pertinent information, to maintain neat and accurate records. Education/Experience Education: Completion of a high school diploma supplemented with completion of a plan review course at the community college level within one (1) year of employment. Experience: One year of experience providing building design or engineering services in the private sector or one year of experience working in a Planning, Building, or Engineering department of a government agency. Other: A California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 08/28/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Jul 30, 2020
Part Time
***PART -TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Preschool Teacher Aide HIRING DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation WORK LOCATIONS: Baldwin Preschool, 2790 Parkside Circle, Concord Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Road, Concord DAYS: Monday through Friday HOURS: 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. or 11:45 am. To 2:45 p.m. SALARY: Starting at $13.45/Hour FINAL FILING DATE: 5:00 p.m. on August 14, 2020 The City of Concord's Parks & Recreation Department is looking for a friendly, customer service oriented team player to join our preschool team as one of our preschool teacher aides. The emphasis will be on fun learning through activities, art, games and story time. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The Ideal Preschool Teacher Aide Candidate is someone who: Possesses excellent customer service skills; Enjoys working with preschool age children and their parents; Is someone who is detail oriented; Is someone who is flexible, yet dependable; and Is someone who is reliable and responsible SELECTION PROCESS To apply for this position, please complete an online application at www.cityofconcord.org by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 14, 2020. All applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined above, and only those candidates who best meet the qualifications will be invited to interview. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Provide a safe and creative environment. Establish a positive relationship with children, parents and staff. Assist teacher in duties performed to implement program. Be an active participant in activities & trips. General housekeeping. Qualifications: Education High School or the equivalent. Experience Candidates must enjoy working with ages 2, 3, and 4 year olds, have experience working with children, and general knowledge of planning programs. Other Requirements Must be 18 years of age or older. Proof of clear TB test, fingerprint clearance, current CPR and First Aid Certificate. Other: FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please call Raquel Diaz, Program Coordinator at (925) 671-3324. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 08/14/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Jul 20, 2020
Full Time
***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Building Inspector The City of Concord's Community Development Department is looking for their next Building Inspector. Are you someone who has at least two years of experience in the building or construction trades, and enjoys interacting with the public? If so, you should consider joining a great group of public agency professionals in the City's Building Division! IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal Building Inspector candidate is: 1. Someone who has at least one year of experience working in a City or County building department as a building inspector. 2. Someone who is ICC certified in one or more of the following (residential or commercial) areas: Building Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, Electrical Inspector, and/or Mechanical Inspector. 3. Someone who has excellent customer service skills. SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org by 5:00 p.m., Monday, August 17, 2020. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. 2. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a panel interview, which has been scheduled for the week of August 24, 2020 or August 31, 2020. If you are selected to participate in a panel interview and are unavailable, we regret that we will not be able to reschedule you. 3 . Candidates that pass the panel interview will be placed on the hiring list, based on rank, for further consideration to fill the current regular vacancy, as well as others occurring over the next 12 months. IMPORTANT : Contact with candidates will primarily be via email. Make sure you list a current email that you check regularly on your application. If you have any specific questions regarding the recruitment and selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (925) 671-3308. BUILDING INSPECTOR Purpose Performs generalist inspections and enforcement activities pertaining to the construction, alteration, repair and maintenance of commercial and residential structures. Performs related work as required all within the context of the City's Mission, Vision, Values Statement and a strong and progressive customer service orientation. Equipment, Methods & Guidelines Typically uses ordinances, regulations and state building codes applicable to building construction and zoning; City policies and procedures; standards, practices, equipment, and materials associated with building construction and inspection. Uses telephone, calculator, and computer terminal. Working Conditions Work is conducted at construction sites and in office settings. Physical Demands Work emphasizes speech, hearing, vision, and ability to move around construction sites. Supervisory Guidance Received/Given Supervision received consists of oral and written instructions intended to define objectives and problems, and may include detailed work direction. Allocation Factors/Distinctions This is the journey level in the Building Inspection classification series. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Makes work site inspections of grading, buildings, and structures while construction, repair, or alteration work is in process to assure conformity with approved plans, and enforces appropriate building codes, ordinance regulations and other applicable laws, rules, and standards. Conducts final inspections of completed work and approves acceptable structures and installations. Investigates violations of building codes, the housing code and zoning laws. As assigned, makes special surveys of such items as fire escapes, signs, and places of assembly to determine compliance with governing laws and ordinances. Issues verbal and written orders for correction of non code-complying work or materials. Prepares reports regarding conditions or violations. Prepares reports of inspections of use and occupancy of existing housing to determine conformance with housing codes. Inspects property use, signs, landscaping, and similar items for conformance with zoning ordinances, and enforces conditions of special land use permits. Provides information to the public regarding zoning regulations, building and installation requirements, and gives advice regarding construction, installation, and repair methods. Performs plan checking and reviewing of residential and commercial structures including preparation of written plan check compliance lists when assigned this work. May occasionally represent the City before boards, commissions or in court relative to plan checking or conditions and activities at construction sites. Promotes the City's Mission to make Concord a city of the highest quality by providing responsive, cost-effective, and innovative government services; understands and subscribes to the vision and values statement adopted by the City. Qualifications: Knowledge and Abilities Working knowledge of materials, methods, and current building codes and standards used in building construction. Ability to read building construction plans and specifications and to recognize deviations from such plans in the field construction process; to recognize faulty construction or hazardous conditions created by deterioration; to learn and apply specific provisions of applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations enforceable by the City, especially those pertaining to structural construction, fire and life safety, access to buildings for persons with physical disabilities, plumbing, gas, and electrical installation, and grading; to make accurate arithmetical computations; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; to enforce regulations firmly and impartially; and to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work, all within the context of the City's Mission, Vision and Values Statement and a strong progressive customer service orientation. Education/Experience Education: Completion of the twelfth grade or equivalent, preferably supplemented by additional training in building inspection technology, structural engineering, public administration or a related field. Experience: Two years in one of the related building or construction trades, or application of Municipal Code enforcement relating to zoning, building construction, permit, or licensing administration. Other: International Code Council (ICC) certification or certification from an equivalent nationally recognized certification agency at time of appointment as a building inspector is highly desirable . ICC Certification as a building inspector must be obtained within the probationary period and will be a condition of continued employment. A California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Closing Date/Time: Mon. 08/17/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Jul 20, 2020
Full Time
***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Sweeper Operator The City of Concord's Public Works Department is looking for their next Sweeper Operator in the Infrastructure Division. The standard working days and hours of work for this Sweeper Operator vacancy are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.* * Please note that this schedule is subject to change (for staff coverage purposes). IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal Sweeper Operator candidate will have a Class A or B Commercial Driver's license, be reliable, and have excellent customer service skills. The ideal candidate must also have excellent attention to detail skills, and must be quick to respond to direction received. SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org by 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 14, 2020. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. 2. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a practical exercise and panel interview, which has been scheduled for the week of August 24, 2020 or August 31, 2020. If you are selected to participate in the practical exercise and panel interview and are unavailable, we regret that we will not be able to reschedule you. 3. Candidates that pass the panel interview will be placed on the hiring list, based on rank, for further consideration to fill the current regular vacancy, as well as others occurring over the next 12 months. IMPORTANT : Contact with candidates will primarily be via email. Make sure you list a current email that you check regularly on your application. If you have any specific questions regarding the recruitment and selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (925) 671-3308. SWEEPER OPERATOR Purpose Operates and maintains power driven street cleaning equipment in an assigned area; performs related and other work as required. Equipment, Methods & Guidelines Use standard operating guidelines as contained in City reference manuals, state and federal environmental guidelines, and equipment operation manuals; and personal protective equipment. Incumbents typically use vacuum street sweeper, broom street sweeper, dump truck, pickup truck, and steam cleaner. As assigned, use storm drain cleaning machine. Working Conditions Outside work with exposure to noise, vibrations, dust, darkness, traffic conditions and variable weather. Physical Demands Prolonged periods of sitting, moderate lifting, reaching, and stooping. Emphasize eye-hand-foot coordination, vision, and hearing. Supervisory Guidance Received/Given Supervision received consists of oral and written instructions intended to define objectives and problems and to prescribe general methods for achieving objectives. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Independently operates a power driven street sweeper to clean residential and business street surfaces and gutters. Transports and dumps street sweepings at prearranged dump sites and advises other personnel to remove accumulated debris. Inspects, starts up, operates, and shuts down equipment in a manner that ensures safety of self and others; protection of equipment and property; and the efficient accomplishment of objectives. Cleans, inspects, adjusts, services and repairs equipment; advises equipment maintenance personnel of need for major mechanical repair. Locates, inspects, and cleans storm drainage facilities during inclement weather; sets up traffic warning signs in case of flooding conditions. Responds to emergency or complaint calls regarding debris on street surfaces; ensures that appropriate action is initiated and that appropriate personnel is notified. Interfaces with the public concerning complaints and questions regarding street sweeping operations. Reads and interprets maps and basic blueprints. May provide training to new employees in the work unit. For relief or training purposes, may be assigned maintenance activities of personnel in higher level classifications. Qualifications: Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of safe operation of trucks and construction equipment; of applicable sections of the California Vehicle Code. Ability to operate power driven street sweeping equipment; to service and make adjustments and repairs to mechanical equipment and to recognize the need for more extensive repair work; to work independently; to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education/Experience Education: Satisfactory completion of high school or the equivalent. Experience: Three years of construction and maintenance experience, preferably including one year of employment in the operation of street sweeping equipment. Other: A California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Possession of a Class B California Driver's License with an air brakes endorsement is required . Closing Date/Time: Fri. 08/14/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of Concord, CA Concord, CA, United States
Jul 17, 2020
Full Time
***OPEN & PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY*** Senior Maintenance Team Leader The City of Concord's Public Works Department is looking for their next Senior Maintenance Team Leader in the Parks Division. The standard working days/hours of work for this vacancy are Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal Senior Maintenance Team Leader candidate is a motivated self-starter who is looking to join our dedicated Parks Team in the Public Works Department. The ideal candidate not only possesses exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills, but also possesses the knowledge necessary to be an effective leader who will do what it takes to keep our Parks maintenance operations running smoothly. The ideal candidate is someone with strong leadership, supervisory, and coaching skills. The future Senior Maintenance Team Leader will supervise several team members in the Parks Division, develop and maintain the divisions' training schedule, and will oversee the review of landscape design projects. The future incumbent must possess the technical expertise to resolve landscape design problems, and to conform to existing field conditions. The future incumbent must also be a team player who is motivated to learn. S/he shall hold safety and professionalism in the highest regard, to ensure that proper safety and work practices are strictly adhered to. SELECTION PROCESS 1. Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.cityofconcord.org by 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 14, 2020. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. 2. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a panel interview, which has been scheduled for the week of August 24, 2020. If you are selected to participate in the panel interview and are unavailable, we regret that we will not be able to reschedule you. 3. Candidates that pass the panel interview will be placed on the hiring list, based on rank, for further consideration to fill the current regular vacancy, as well as others occurring over the next 12 months. IMPORTANT : Contact with candidates will primarily be via email. Make sure you list a current email that you check regularly on your application. If you have any specific questions regarding the recruitment and selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (925) 671-3308. Senior Maintenance Team Leader Purpose Supervises and performs journey level field and/or bench work in assigned maintenance area. Performs related and other work as required, all within the context of the City's Mission of providing responsive, cost effective, and innovative local government services through a collaborative effort with the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality. Working Conditions As required, works overtime and on weekends and holidays. Work also involves performing standby duties. May be exposed to electrical shock, traffic hazards, fumes, vibrations, noise, chemicals, toxic materials, noxious odors, confined space hazards, and various weather conditions. Physical Demands Includes activities such as climbing ladders, reaching, stooping, and kneeling. Also includes grasping and turning motions with hands, speaking, and hearing. Work also requires sense of touch. Work may also include heavy lifting (typically up to 100 pounds); prolonged periods of sitting, reaching, grasping, pushing, pulling and climbing. The work emphasizes vision, hearing, eye-hand-foot coordination, and manual dexterity. Supervisory Guidance Received/Given Supervision received is administrative, may be technical in character, and may also define objectives and problems and review results for adequacy and accuracy. Supervision given includes exercising a limited range of supervisory authority and responsibility, including assigning work, providing lead direction, making adjustments to schedules, developing or selecting training programs or training components, training and/or arranging for training, assisting in developing work programs and policies and procedures for assigned section, and participating in performance evaluations. Position is third in succession to the Division Manager and on a few occasions, may be required to act in his or her stead. Allocation Factors/Distinctions The Senior Maintenance Team Leader is distinguished from the subordinate Traffic Signal Technician, the Heavy Equipment Operator and Maintenance Worker, Maintenance Painter, Sewer Section Lead Worker, Parks Lead Worker, and Tree Lead Worker by the additional supervisory and lead responsibilities. This position performs the same work as the subordinate positions as well as performing the supervisory and lead duties as described. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to: Provides lead direction to no fewer than two subordinate personnel. Plans, assigns, and schedules work of subordinate staff. Monitors status of events; performs necessary coordination, adjustments to schedules, intervention, and assignments. Performs in-service and basic training and evaluates training provided. As assigned, provides input and recommendations regarding training design, content, and scheduling. Provides input and recommendations regarding performance. As assigned, participates in performance evaluation interviews. As assigned, provides input regarding performance evaluation criteria and methods. Assists in developing and monitoring the annual budget for the assigned section. In the budget preparation, provides detail for statistical historical data and recommends labor and materials requirements. May be assigned to track and report monthly the actual units of work expended and performance indicators. Orders or delegates ordering, materials, supplies, and equipment for the assigned maintenance section, including vendor review, selection, and price negotiation. Uses experience and knowledge of available products and sources to assure cost effective purchases. Maintains and completes required records and forms, such as maintenance logs, material requests, and work orders. Promotes the City's Mission to make Concord a city of the highest quality by providing responsive, cost-effective, and innovative government services; understands and subscribes to the Vision and Values Statement adopted by the City. Performs other duties as required. PARKS EXAMPLES OF DUTIES, INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Assists in the development of annual programs and adjusts monthly schedules to accomplish those programs. Assists in the development of operational manuals containing policy and procedures, maintenance standards, organizational initiatives, and safety standards for assigned sections; and performance evaluations. Reviews and provides input to landscape design projects, including CIP projects and confer with the Engineering and Transportation Department to inspect landscaping improvements. Resolves customer service issues pertaining to division programs and services. Oversees the Landscape District Maintenance contractual work. Provides technical expertise to resolve landscape design problems to conform to existing field conditions. Coordinates park maintenance programs and activities to ensure the success of all special events and the overall enjoyment of all park facilities. Assists in the development of a comprehensive landscape median program to ensure the landscape designs are maintained to the highest standard of care. Leads, directs, and/or delegates and inspects to ensure the following annual programs are accomplished: a) Turf Maintenance: Including mowing, edging, fertilizing, aerating, overseeding, renovating, weeding, and irrigating. b) Plant Material: Annual Bedding Plant Program, shrub infill and replacement, pruning (including the specialized care of roses). c) Irrigation: Primary responsibility for programming computerized base station system; assists in annual upgrade/enlargement of system as the 10-year CIP Landscape Median Program is realized. Qualifications: Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of the methods, tools, equipment and materials associated with assigned maintenance division; potential hazards and the necessary safety precautions associated with one of these kinds of maintenance operations; training and evaluation techniques associated with the work. Ability to effectively lead, train, and evaluate assigned personnel; to remain calm in situations of stress; to assess events quickly and accurately; to effectively classify and prioritize service requests; to search and find information from available resource systems; to identify and solve practical work problems without technical supervision; to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; to maintain neat and accurate records; to work safely and efficiently under stressful or physically harsh conditions; to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work and to provide maintenance services to meet the diverse needs of the broad customer service base unique to the assigned area of responsibility. Education/Experience Education: Satisfactory completion of high school, or the equivalent. Experience: Dependent upon the specific assignment, three to five years of related progressively responsible service, including responsibility for lead direction of subordinate staff. A Class C California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Dependent upon specific assignment, selected positions may require a Class A or B California Driver's License with Air Brakes endorsement. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 08/14/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time