City of Santa Ana

Santa Ana is a city in Orange County, California. It's home to the Santa Ana Zoo, with its monkeys, mini-train and walk-through aviary. In a Mission Revival–style building, the Bowers Museum displays a large collection of Native American art. The Discovery Cube Orange County is a children's museum with hands-on science exhibits. The Heritage Museum of Orange County features restored 1890s homes set amid gardens.

45 job(s) at City of Santa Ana

CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA 801 West Civic Center Drive Suite #200, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to our community. Under supervision, performs responsible entry-level duties to assist with a variety of workforce development program functions, including client orientation, data collection, performance monitoring, marketing and outreach, in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program guidelines/goals and the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program. There are currently three vacancies, the current vacancies are for the WORK Center. The eligible list created from this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Assists clients with preparation of resumes, letters of interest and other job search materials. Assists in community outreach activities designed to attract and recruit program participants; makes informational presentations to general public. Uses a computer to track and monitor information such as client status, job placement, employment outreach, enrollment goals, follow-up status and general performance goals. Screens for eligibility and maintains files as required by federal regulation and readies them for audit. Maintains database pertaining to workforce development activities; assists with collection and compilation of data; generates reports. Participates as a team player. Builds partnerships with employers and service providers in the community and work with local service providers to ensure that program participants are linked to the supportive services they need to achieve employment self-sufficiency. Performs other duties as required. Depending on assignment, additional essential functions also include, but are not limited to: When assigned to the WORK Center : Assists higher level staff with implementation of workforce programs and services, case management, job development and implementation of clients' employment plans. Informs applicants of eligibility criteria; orients clients regarding the Job Center system and use of Center resources and assists with job search and prepares them for interviews, and gathers outcomes for reporting in accordance with program performance goals. When assigned to the Housing Division: Prepares Individual Training and Service Plans for participants who elect to participate in the FSS program. Ensures that the services included in the participants' contracts of participation are provided on a regular, ongoing and satisfactory basis; that participants are fulfilling their responsibilities under the contracts; and that FSS escrow accounts are established and properly maintained for eligible participants. Monitors the progress of participants and evaluates the overall success of the program. Minimum Qualifications One year of responsible work experience involving substantial public contact in personnel, human services or workforce development programs. College level coursework in psychology, sociology, counseling, human services, business administration, public administration and other related subjects may be used in combination with experience to meet the necessary qualifications, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which results in the following knowledge, skills and abilities: DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of : workforce development programs; pertinent regulations and documentation requirements for program participation; interviewing methods; resources for providing information on job opportunities and job search assistance; content and formatting of effective resumes and application materials; methods and techniques of community outreach, networking and program marketing; relevant computer applications and software programs. Skill in : personal computer operation, including the use of Microsoft Office software applications. Ability to : learn, interpret and explain state and federal guidelines to a variety of clientele; learn and effectively apply methods of case management; communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; keep and retrieve detailed, accurate records to comply with auditing requirements; collect data, prepare and generate detailed reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with program applicants, One-Stop Partners, local business representatives, state and federal agencies, community organizations, co-workers and the general public; use tact and diplomacy when dealing with clients of diverse economic and social backgrounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT Must possess and retain a valid California Class C driver's license as a condition of employment. SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS Willingness and ability to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends as needed. HIGHLY DESIRABLE Bilingual ability is highly desirable. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and answer the supplemental questionnaire. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. Applications will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department. Those applicants possessing the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will include: Performance Examination (Tentatively scheduled for March 29-31, 2024 ) : (Qualifying) W ill assess the candidates' proficiency in using Microsoft Excel 2016 software. The simulation will focus on tasks that a productive user of the software should know how to perform at various levels (Beginner and Intermediate). This exam will be available online through the eSkill platform. Oral Interview Examination (Tentatively scheduled for April 16, 2024) (Weight of 100%) will evaluate the candidates' experience, training, education and abilities in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job. Candidates need a minimum passing score of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Candidates need a minimum passing score in order to be placed on the eligible list. Candidates must achieve a passing score in every component of the selection process in order to be placed on the eligible list. The Human Resources Department may waive one or more examination components. When one weighted examination component is waived, the remaining section will receive a weight of 100%. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under SEIU) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time: 3/26/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Feb 27, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to our community. Performs advanced, responsible, and complex technical, analytical, professional, and confidential duties in the administration of programs and activities of the Risk Management Division within the Human Resources Department, including general liability, workers’ compensation, insurance renewal, and procurement. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The deadline for the first review of applications is 8:00 AM on Thursday, March 14, 2024. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications early. Applicants that submit applications after the first review deadline are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review deadline. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Assists in Risk Management Division functions, programs, and activities, including developing, implementing, administering, and overseeing short and long-term division goals, objectives, policies, procedures, strategies, and priorities. Reviews and communicates with third-party administrators (TPA); oversees TPA handling of worker’s compensation and liability claims against the City; and consults with management and legal counsel to determine proper actions regarding worker’s compensation and tort claims. Works with the Finance and Management Services Department to ensure reserves are accurately budgeted and to address potential claim payment issues; reconciles claim payments against budgeted loss balance; and monitors TPA account balances and loss reserves for adequacy. Coordinates and participates in interactive and return-to-work processes with employees, supervisors, vendors, and the Employee Relations Division. Provides highly technical assistance with other division and department programs and activities, including assisting with the City’s annual insurance renewal program, procuring City special event and instructor insurance, handling City loss recovery and subrogation claims, and evaluating potential City risks and methods of risk transfer, avoidance, and/or mitigation. Assists in the development and implementation of City rules, programs, policies, and procedures in compliance with state, federal, and other regulatory agency rules, regulations, provisions, policies, and procedures. Conducts research, analyzes data, and prepares written reports for a variety of administrative, operational, and policy matters; analyzes alternatives and makes recommendations; discusses findings with management; and oversees and assists in the implementation of recommendations. Assists in the administration of assigned program budgets, including forecasting of funds for staffing, services, equipment, materials, and supplies; helps monitor expenditures; assists with invoice processing; and recommends adjustments, as necessary. Oversees the preparation and administration of requests for proposals and contracts for a variety of professional and contract services; participates in vendor selection processes; assists in the submission of reports required for City Council approval; and administers and tracks approved contracts. Assigns, directs, coordinates, and reviews work activities and projects; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures; and works with staff to identify and resolve problems. Provides information and assistance to City staff, the public, and outside agencies and organizations regarding division programs, activities, rules, policies, and procedures; serves as a liaison between the Risk Management Division and third-party vendors. Conducts legal research; monitors trends and developments; monitors and responds to changes in relevant regulations; consults with legal staff when needed; coordinates appropriate legal action; appears and testifies as an expert witness at administrative hearings and in court; and may attend and represent the City at settlement conferences and/or small claims court. Provides complex professional staff assistance to management staff; participates on a variety of committees and boards; prepares staff reports and other correspondence; and makes presentations. May select, train, deploy, supervise, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; may provide and/or coordinate staff training; may work with employees to correct deficiencies; and may assist with implementing discipline procedures. May participate and represent the City in risk insurance joint powers authority meetings. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Four (4) years of progressively responsible professional experience in risk management administration, including one (1) year of lead or supervisory experience, preferably in a government agency. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in risk management, public administration, business administration, or a related field. Minimum qualifications may be met via an equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to perform the essential job functions. Experience and education must provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of risk management in a public agency setting; policies, procedures, functions, practices, and methods associated with adjusting, analyzing, investigating, and resolving workers' compensation and liability claims; applicable federal, state, and local public sector laws, codes, and regulations; program development and administration; principles and practices of contract development, administration, and management; methods and techniques of complex research and analysis; mathematical calculations; principles and practices of budget development and administration; principles and practices of data collection, business letter writing, and report and correspondence preparation; data and records management principles and procedures; proper English usage, grammar, and punctuation; effective customer service techniques; principles of communication and public speaking; safety practices and procedures, including safe driving practices; principles of supervision, training, and performance management; and modern office practices, procedures, methods, and equipment. Skill in: The use of personal computers and business software applications, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel; iVos and/or other risk management claims software applications; and the operation of modern office equipment. Ability to: Assist in the day-to-day operations of risk management programs and activities; understand, interpret, apply, explain, enforce, and follow Citywide and departmental codes, policies, and procedures, and applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations, as applicable to worker’s compensation and liability claims handling; plan, organize, and carry out assignments from management staff with minimal supervision and within established guidelines; recommend, implement, and evaluate goals, objectives, programs, projects, policies, and procedures; select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff; promote safety conscious behaviors and practices; review insurance documents for completeness and accuracy; process, file, and maintain worker’s compensation and liability claim information; collect, analyze, and maintain complex data; perform mathematical calculations accurately; conduct complex research projects; make sound recommendations and implement appropriate courses of action; prepare clear and concise staff reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials; maintain confidentiality of private and sensitive information; communicate tactfully, clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing; make effective oral presentations; participate in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets; oversee, track, and administer agreements and contracts; plan, organize, and prioritize a variety of work, projects, and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner to meet deadlines; maintain appropriate, accurate, and effective recordkeeping in compliance with retention policies and procedures; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, the public, other agencies, claimants, insurance companies, contractors, vendors, businesses, and those contacted in the scope of work. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession and retention of a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License is a condition of continued employment in this classification. Must be willing and able to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed. WORKING CONDITIONS Environmental Conditions: Work is generally performed in standard office and, occasionally, field settings. Occasional travel to different sites is required. Incumbents may be exposed to fumes, odors and smells, loud and noisy conditions, indoor and outdoor lighting, dirt and dust, wind and pollen, and variable weather conditions. Physical Conditions: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in office and field settings; operate motor vehicles; stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; occasionally climb, stoop, bend, kneel, squat, reach, twist, and walk; lift and carry up to twenty (20) pounds; push and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; have dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate objects; operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination, including the use of a computer keyboard; utilize sight, hearing, speaking, reading, writing, and math ability to exchange information; see with normal vision and visual range, with or without correction; and hear in the normal audio range, with or without correction. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and answer the supplemental questionnaire. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time : Online Employment Application Guide . Applications will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department. Those applicants possessing the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will include: Oral Interview Examination ( Tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, 2024 ) : (Weight of 100%) will evaluate the candidates' experience, training, education and abilities in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job. Candidates need a minimum passing score of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under SAMA) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Feb 27, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to our community. Under direct to general supervision, performs a variety of professional Library duties in assigned areas such as adult services, children's services, youth services, technology and support, and outreach programs; provides a wide range of technical and/or direct library services to the community and contributes to the development of programs and services for target audiences, reference, collection development and management, and/or cataloging; assists with the identification of current community needs and projection of future needs; and performs related work as required. There is currently one (1) vacancy in Youth Services. The eligible list created from this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies in the Library. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To The following functions are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may be required to perform additional or different functions from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Provides assistance to and advises patrons, including children, young adults, adults and senior citizens in the effective use of Library collection, facilities and services; demonstrates the use of library resources, tools, equipment, and electronic reference sources; assists with digital downloads. Conducts effective reference interviews to assess and satisfy customer information needs. Develops the collection for an assigned area of the Library; reviews and analyzes collection use; recommends books, media, and materials for purchase based on community needs and awareness of various cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. Answers readers' advisory and general reference questions from telephone, webpage and in person queries by accessing a variety of print and non-print resources, including electronic resources. Participates in the selection of part-time staff; schedules, provides technical and functional supervision to part-time library staff and library volunteers. Develops, implements, and evaluates services and programs in a designated area such as adult services, children's services, youth services, and outreach; develops new services and programs that meet community needs. Performs bibliographic searches using both print and non-print sources. Performs outreach to the community, community organizations, and schools; informs community members and organizations about library services, programs, and collections. Organizes, maintains, and catalogs/indexes a variety of print and digital materials. May perform original cataloging of print and non-print materials; maintains and updates catalog files. Reviews new publications and collection materials and selects materials and resources for acquisition or disposition, as appropriate. Develops and implements a variety of library-related activities, including story hours, library tours, and instructional classes. Performs collection development activities, including materials selection and weeding, and sorting donated materials; selects books and materials with attention to the budget dedicated to this purpose. Oversees periodical selection and management. Responds to suggestions, requests, or concerns from library users or community members. Participates in meetings, committees, or projects intended to enhance library services or promote consistent policies and procedures across the department. Performs special reading and research and participates in professional meetings, workshops, and conferences and continuing education programs, as appropriate to remain abreast of current literature and professional trends. Maintains and troubleshoots electronic and online resources. Represents the department at professional meetings as required and promotes library services. Compiles and drafts library activity reports and statistics. Develops and present special cultural and holiday programs, as well as activities related to the summer reading program. May act as moderator in difficult patron interactions, applying and implementing library policies and guidelines appropriately, modifying or adjusting these on a case by case basis and referring unresolved issues to a Senior or Principal Librarian or management; addresses building malfunction and emergency maintenance issues, makes schedule adjustments for unplanned absences, and opens/closes the facility. Plans and directs the work of assigned non-librarian staff or volunteers. Writes and administers grants, develops resources, and researches grant possibilities. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college with a Master's degree in Library Science and some experience in professional library work, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the following knowledge and abilities: Knowledge of : Principles and practices of effective grant writing; basic knowledge of budget practices; basic principles of supervision and training; core library operating principles, including confidentiality of customer information, freedom of information, and intellectual freedom; current principles, practices, procedures, techniques, and materials of professional library work, including library reference, collection development, and other professional library services; principles, techniques, and procedures in cataloging, indexing, classifying, and organizing library materials; principles, practices and techniques of public relations, community outreach, and service promotion; principles and techniques used in bibliographic research; general library materials selection standards; library services and available resources; techniques for promoting and publicizing library services, programs, and events; recent technological, professional, and societal developments, current literature, and sources of information related to library services.; applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility; record-keeping principles and procedures; modern office practices and technology, including personal computer hardware and software applications related to the work; English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation; techniques for effectively representing the City in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, various business, professional, educational, and regulatory organizations, and the public; techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff. Ability to : Monitor assigned budget for staff hours/dollars and area of collection development; perform professional library tasks as assigned, including reference, readers advisory, program and service development, collection development, and cataloging; provide supervision and direction to assigned staff and volunteers; demonstrate initiative and sound judgment when necessary to make responsible decisions or in the absence of the department manager; plan and conduct the activities and operations of a specialized library function; research and write grant applications; use computer and other technology, including software, hardware, and the Internet to be able to assist customers, conduct research, prepare reports, and use email and other communications technologies; react tactfully and diplomatically during interactions with staff, the public, community groups, etc. while appropriately adhering to and enforcing sound library policies, procedures, and practices; maintain a strong service orientation and a demonstrated dedication to quality customer service; research, analyze, and summarize data and prepare accurate and logical written reports; operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized library services software applications programs; organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines; use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing; make sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines; use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines; establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be willing and able to work evenings, holidays and weekends on a rotational basis; additionally, must possess and retain a valid California Class C driver's license as a condition of continued employment. Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish OR Vietnamese is HIGHLY desirable. Physical Conditions : Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to visit various Library and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator, and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, and reach to retrieve and shelve materials. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull items, storage containers, and shelving units weighing up to 30 pounds of weight, in order to move materials from one place to another, with the aid of lifting/moving equipment. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and answer the supplemental questionnaire. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. Applications will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department. Those applicants possessing the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will include: Oral Interview Examination ( Tentatively scheduled for April 4, 2024) (Weight of 100%) will evaluate the candidates' experience, training, education, and abilities in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job. Candidates need a minimum passing score in order to be placed on the eligible list. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. The salary listed at the top of this bulletin does not include the $175/mo. for bilingual pay. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under SEIU) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time: 3/15/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Feb 22, 2024
Part Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to our community. This is a seasonal, part-time position. Assignment at a City pool will end in September 2024. The incumbent(s) may work 19 - 40 hours per week. Work schedule is to be determined. This recruitment is open until further notice and can close at any time. Bilingual pay is an additional $1.01/hr., if applicable. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Under general supervision, m onitors the use of swimming pools; supervises pool patrons and aquatics programs at various pool facilities; p atrols the swimming pool and aquatics facility; enforces safety rules; keeps attentive lookout for accidents in the water or on a diving board or swimming pool deck; warns people against dangerous practices regarding pool use; enters water to rescue persons in distress; administers artificial respiration and first aid as needed; a ssists in implementing various aquatics competitions; p erforms clerical duties such as answering the phone, running work-related errands, and picking up supplies needed for activities; may perform cooperatively in work team activities and perform other related tasks as required. Minimum Qualifications Must have completed at least two years of high school and be at least 16 years old by the date of hire*, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the desirable knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. Minors will be required to submit a work permit to the Human Resources Department prior to hire. Possession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certificate, CPR certificate and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer certificate is REQUIRED. If you do not possess these certificates, the City may assist you in obtaining them at no cost to you by the completion of the hiring process. DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: safety guidelines and preventative safety rules of pool environment and basic swim stroke techniques. Ability to: work with children and adults of all ages and backgrounds; understand and verbally communicate effectively in English to the public; answer questions about a wide range of aquatics subjects; handle a variety of emergency situations specific to aquatic facilities. Special Requirement: Must be willing and able to work irregular hours, including weekends, holidays, days and evenings, on a regular basis as a condition of employment. Note : Bilingual fluency in English, Spanish, and Sign Language is highly desirable. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and answer the supplemental questions. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of an original application. Applications must be submitted online. Click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. You may visit www.governmentjobs.com for more information. The Human Resources Department and the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department will review all applications and those candidates who possess the most pertinent qualifications may be invited for an oral interview and Lifeguard training by the hiring agency. If you have any questions regarding the job duties or schedule, please call Evelyn Medina at (714) 571-4239. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Part-Time employees accrue paid sick leave at the rate of one (1) hour of paid sick leave for every thirty (30) hours worked up to a maximum accrual of 6 days or 48 hours. Employees are eligible to use 3 days or 24 hours of accrued paid sick leave in a 12-month period. For additional information please visit the Department of Industrial Relations Website: www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/Paid_Sick_Leave.htm Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Feb 12, 2024
Full Time
Description Provides responsible legal work of varying difficulty for the City Attorney’s Office as part of the provision and supervision of all legal work for assigned departments; provides direction and counsel regarding legal matters with a specialization in employment, personnel, and labor matters within the City; represents the City in administrative and judicial proceedings; and coordinates assigned activities with City departments, City Council, various boards and commissions, and outside agencies. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The deadline for the first review of applications is 11:59 PM on Monday, January 30th, 2023. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications early. Applicants that submit applications after the first review deadline are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review deadline. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Assists with services and activities of the City Attorney’s Office; participates in the development and implementation of department goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and priorities. Supports division programs and activities to ensure compliance with state, federal, and other regulatory agency rules, regulations, provisions, policies, and procedures. Performs legal research and interprets federal, state, county, and City charter, code, ordinances, resolutions, rules, regulations, court decisions, administrative law decisions, and other legal authority; prepares legal opinions. Conducts witness interviews and prepares pleadings, briefs, memoranda of points and authorities, writs, motions, and appeals in both civil and administrative cases. Provides legal advice to City officers and employees with a specialization in employment, personnel, and labor matters including, but not limited to, employee relations, labor relations, human resources policies and procedures, investigations, and related matters to prevent and minimize legal exposure; represents the City and its officers in personnel matters, including grievance procedures and hearings before the Personnel Board and other administrative agencies. Assists the City Council, department heads, and management by providing legal advice with a specialization in employment, personnel, and labor matters regarding legal matters, policy decisions, and personnel practices. Serves as a liaison for assigned departments and outside agencies; negotiates and resolves sensitive issues; attends meetings, conferences, and planning sessions to serve as the legal representative for City departments. Serves as staff on City Council meetings and boards and commissions; provides written and oral legal advice to City Council, members of boards and commissions, and City management and employees. Makes court appearances and represents the City, its officials, and its employees in litigation in state and federal courts, boards, administrative agencies, and commissions; prepares pleadings, discovery, briefs, motions, and other documents in preparation and trial of cases. Represents the City in mediation, arbitration, administrative hearings, and judicial proceedings. Prepares, drafts, and reviews a variety of complex legal documents, including contracts, agreements, ordinances, and resolutions. Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; and implements discipline and termination procedures. Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews the work plan of assigned department activities; assigns work activities, projects, and programs; monitors work flow; and reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures. Stays current with proposed and new legislation; analyzes, communicates, and provides advice and recommendations to the City Attorney and City staff; and reviews and updates rules and regulations necessary for municipal compliance with state and federal laws. Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive public inquiries and complaints. Provides responsible staff assistance to the City Attorney; and prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence. May provide assistance in the development and administration of assigned annual budgets. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Six (6) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the practice of law with an emphasis on employment, personnel, and labor matters, including three (3) years of legal experience in or on behalf of municipal, county, or state government and one (1) year of experience in a supervisory or lead capacity. A Juris Doctor Degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. Experience and education must provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Advanced legal principles and practices, including civil, criminal, municipal, constitutional, and administrative law and procedures; organization and operating procedures of a municipal attorney's office; methods of legal research; ordinances, statutes, and court decisions relating to municipalities; established precedents and sources of legal reference applicable to municipal activities; judicial procedures and rules of evidence; pertinent federal, state, and local public sector administration laws, codes, and regulations; employee relations; labor relations; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; program development and administration; municipal budgetary processes and controls; methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis, and applicable quantitative methods; principles and practices of public administration; business English, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; legal writing; basic mathematical calculations, statistics, and statistical methods; research methods and techniques; report preparation; record management practices and procedures; effective customer service techniques; modern office procedures, methods, and equipment; and applications related to work. Skill in: The use of a personal computer and business software applications, such as Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Excel; the operation of modern office equipment; written, verbal, and interpersonal communication; and dealing effectively with employees and the public with tact and discretion. Ability to: Perform and administer all phases of City legal work; select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff; recommend, implement, and evaluate goals, objectives, programs, projects, policies, and procedures; understand, interpret, and apply Citywide and departmental codes, policies, and procedures, and applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations; oversee and perform difficult and complex legal work; effectively apply legal knowledge and principles in legal proceedings; research and compile data on a variety of legal cases to resolve legal problems; prepare clear and concise legal documents; research, draft, review, and negotiate complex legal agreements, pleadings, contracts, and settlements; present statements of law, fact, and argument clearly and logically; participate in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets; research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques; maintain confidentiality of private or sensitive information; plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines; complete work assignments timely; prepare clear and concise correspondence and other written materials for targeted audiences; use sound judgement to analyze and propose solutions to problems; maintain appropriate, accurate, and effective recordkeeping; perform complex arithmetic and basic statistical calculations accurately; operate office equipment, including computer equipment and office software applications; communicate tactfully, clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, the public, and those contacted in the scope of work. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Must be an active member in good standing of the State Bar of California. Possession and retention of a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License is a condition of continued employment in this job classification. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the City Attorney and other management staff. Exercises direct supervision over management, professional, technical, and clerical staff. WORKING CONDITIONS Environmental Conditions: Work is generally performed in a standard office setting. Occasional travel to different sites is required. Physical Conditions: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, twist, and walk; to lift and carry up to twenty (20) pounds; push and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination, including the use of a computer keyboard; and to utilize sight, hearing, speaking, reading, writing, and math ability to exchange information. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and answer the supplemental questionnaire. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. This is a non-Civil Service position. Applications will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department and City Attorney's Office. Those applicants possessing the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will include: Oral Interview Examination (Weight of 100%) : Will evaluate the candidates' experience, training, education and abilities in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. This group is unrepresented, but the benefits mirror those of Middle Management in the Santa Ana Management Association (SAMA). Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under SAMA) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 31, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to our community. Under direction, performs journey-level professional accounting and fiscal work in the field of governmental accounting. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The deadline for the first review of applications is 8:00 AM on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications early. Applicants who submit applications after the first review deadline are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review deadline. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Sets up and maintains special ledgers and other accounting records. Audits and analyzes weekly and monthly revenues and expenditures of City programs and activities and consolidates into periodic budget status reports. Prepares journal entries to reflect intent of various actions on the books. Reviews Requests for Payments to ensure proper preparation and coding. Assists in the preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report and maintenance of budgetary controls. Prepares reports and billings for submission to local, state, and federal government agencies. Prepares special reports on cost surveys, revenue analyses, accounting systems, and techniques. Assists the Information Technology Department during the testing of financial software upgrades. May supervise the work of subordinate professional and clerical accounting employees. Performs other functions as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Two years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience and graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in accounting (or in business administration or economics if it includes or is supplemented by 12 semester units of accounting). DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: accounting theory, principles, and practices; cost accounting; governmental accounting, purchasing, and revenue sources; applicable laws, regulations, procedures, and processes governing the receipt and expenditure of municipal revenue sources and grant funds; computerized financial systems, such as Lawson Infor Financial Accounting System; software programs, such as Microsoft Excel, Word, or Access. Ability to: apply professional accounting principles, maintain a complex set of fiscal and accounting records; prepare complete and accurate reports; write regular and special reports; demonstrate strong personal computer skills; perform detail work involving written or numeric data; make accurate arithmetic calculations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with external auditors, City employees, and the general public; instruct and supervise subordinate and clerical employees. SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS Must be willing and able to work irregular hours, including evenings, weekends and/or holidays, as needed. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and answer the supplemental questionnaire. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. Applications will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department. Those applicants possessing the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will include: Oral Interview Examination (Tentatively scheduled for March 7, 2024) : (Weight of 100%) will evaluate the candidates' experience, training, education, and abilities in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job. Candidates need a minimum passing score in order to be placed on the eligible list. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under SEIU) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 26, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitudes, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having the best employees provides the best service to the community. The Senior Office Assistant performs specialized and/or a wide variety of responsible, difficult, and complex general clerical work, including word processing, data entry and organization, processing of invoices, recordkeeping, report preparation, filing, and providing information and assistance to the general public. There is currently one (1) vacancy in the Police Department. The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current and/or additional vacancies throughout the City. This position is open until further notice and can close at any time without advance notice. You are encouraged to apply immediately! First application review is scheduled for February 08, 2024. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Prepares, formats, proofreads, and distributes complex correspondence, reports, records, statistical data, and a variety of other documents from rough drafts, general instructions, and a variety of sources frequently involving a high incidence of statistical data and technical terminology. Assists the public and outside parties in person, by telephone, and via software applications; furnishes information, explains and interprets established policies, procedures, or regulations; resolves or refers complaints; directs to appropriate locations and/or staff; conducts general transactions, such as processing applications, issuing licenses and permits, and providing copies of public records; and enters and tracks public calls into appropriate databases. Establishes, updates, and maintains record systems and databases, including filing and indexing systems; maintains accurate and detailed records; verifies accuracy of information; researches discrepancies; records information; files documents; and applies departmental and program policies and procedures in determining completeness documents, records, and files. Monitors and orders office and other related supplies; assists in entering purchase requisitions and purchase orders; receives and reviews vendor invoices; prepares requests for payment; and accounts for money. Receives, opens, time stamps, sorts, and distributes internal mail; and prepares and distributes outgoing mail. Makes and confirms travel arrangements; types itineraries; requests travel advances; and processes expense reports. Maintains calendars and makes meeting arrangements. Operates office equipment, such as calculators, copy machines, and personal computers. May be assigned to review work of other clerical employees and assist in training new workers. May assist in maintaining attendance records and entering payroll data. May perform duties of high-level clerical classifications in a training or relief capacity. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications one (1) year of responsible general office clerical experience. Minimum qualifications may be met via an equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to perform the essential job functions. Experience, education, and training must provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: City and department practices, policies, and procedures; modern office practices, procedures, equipment, and clerical techniques; principles and practices of data collection and report preparation; indexing and filing systems; word processing methods, techniques, and programs; general accounting methods, procedures, and terminology; database and spreadsheet applications and programs; business letter writing; recordkeeping; cash handling; English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation; and customer service practices and telephone etiquette. Skill in: Personal computer operation; and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook). Ability to: Perform responsible clerical support work with accuracy, speed, and minimal supervision; operate job-related software up to an advanced level of proficiency; compose correspondence rapidly and accurately; operate word processing equipment; understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions; perform assignments without close supervision; learn, interpret and explain specific regulations, policies and procedures; maintain moderately complex and confidential records, and prepare reports from such records; use correct grammar and spelling; make accurate and rapid computations and comparisons; make accurate arithmetic computations; organize, maintain, and update office database and records systems; file materials alphabetically, chronologically, and numerically; schedule and coordinate projects; set and adapt to changing priorities; meet critical time deadlines; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; work effectively with the public in situations requiring tact and poise; work effectively with other employees; and respond to and effectively prioritize a high volume of phone calls and other requests for service. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Must be willing and able to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and during emergencies, as needed. NOTE : Certain positions throughout the City may require bilingual fluency in English and a second language. For the assignment in the Police Department, bilingual fluency in English and Spanish OR Vietnamese is desired. Selection Process Resumes and other attachments will be used in addition to the application in determining your qualifications. The City communicates with candidates via e-mail. You are responsible for providing a valid e-mail address that you access regularly and checking your spam folder. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. Applications will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department. Those applicants possessing the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will include: Written Examination : (weight of 50%) tentatively scheduled for February 9, 2024: may include questions on clerical methods, office practices, English usage, interpersonal relations, software, math and other job-related subjects. Candidates need a passing score in order to continue in the selection process. This exam will be available to take online via the testing platform eSkill Performance Examination : (qualifying) tentatively scheduled for February 9, 2024: will assess the candidates' proficiency in using Microsoft Word 2016 software. The simulation will focus on tasks that a productive user of the software should know how to perform at various levels (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced). Candidates need a passing score in order to continue in the selection process. This exam will be available to take online via the testing platform eSkill Oral Interview Examination : (weight of 50%) tentatively scheduled for February 22, 2024 will evaluate experience, training, and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a passing score in order to continue in the selection process. Bilingual Oral Fluency Examination ( if applicable ) : (Qualifying) w ill evaluate the candidates' ability to communicate effectively in English and Vietnamese or Spanish The Human Resources Department may waive one or more examination components. When one weighted examination component is waived, the remaining section will receive a weight of 100%. The City of Santa Ana is an equal-opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under SEIU) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 19, 2024
Part Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to our community. This is a part-time position. The incumbent will work up to 19 hours per week. Work schedule is to be determined. This recruitment is open until further notice and can close at any time and without notice. There are currently three (3) vacancies in the Public Works Department. Vacancies in other departments may also be filled from this recruitment. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Sorts and files material alphabetically, numerically, chronologically, and by other predetermined categories. Searches files for specified information, secures, prepares and copies data and other information using some independent judgment. Prepares and maintains mailing and other lists. Makes simple postings to various department, fiscal, or other records according to standardized procedures. Performs simple arithmetic computations in preparing and/or checking extensions on forms, reports or statistical tabulations. Serves as a desk clerk or receptionist, furnishing routine factual information in person or by telephone, referring callers to appropriate person or office, and processing applications, forms or other business matters of a standardized, routine nature. May receive money, issue receipts and maintain simple cash records. Operates standard office equipment, such as personal computers, calculators, and photocopiers. May perform other duties based on assignment. IF ASSIGNED TO PUBLIC WORKS AGENCY, DUTIES MAY ALSO INCLUDE: Work the Public Works counter handling both permit parking program and engineering submittal related tasks. Inputs and Maintains records of all in/out bound calls to the traffic departments “Call Log Program”. Processing of traffic related requests received by city’s “myCivic” APP. Work independently and with groups; lift up to 25 lbs. Knowledge of Microsoft applications such as, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Minimum Qualifications One year of general office clerical experience, which includes general typing assignments; proficient in utilizing a personal computer and current office software applications, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the desirable knowledge, skills and abilities listed below. DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: personal computers, including current office software applications and Windows operating system. Ability to: Operate job-related software up to a beginner level of proficiency; work in a team environment and provide quality internal customer support to end-users; understand and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and inwriting; use correct grammar and spelling; use telephone, fax machine, copier and computers. Special Requirement: Some assignments may require willingness and ability to work irregular hours, weekends, evenings, and holidays, as needed, and a California Class C driver's license. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and answer the supplemental questionnaire. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide . The Human Resources Department in conjunction with the hiring department(s) will review the applications and those candidates who possess the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process which will include: Performance Examination : (Qualifying) will assess the candidates' proficiency in using Microsoft Word 2016 software. Selection Oral Interview : which will evaluate the candidates' knowledge, skills and abilities in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job. Candidates given a conditional job offer will be required to undergo and pass a medical exam and background records check. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Part-Time employees accrue paid sick leave at the rate of one (1) hour of paid sick leave for every thirty (30) hours worked up to a maximum accrual of 6 days or 48 hours. Employees are eligible to use 3 days or 24 hours of accrued paid sick leave in a 12-month period. For additional information please visit the Department of Industrial Relations Website: www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/Paid_Sick_Leave.htm Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 18, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to the community. The position is assigned to the Communications Unit, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation. Under general supervision on an assigned shift, receives emergency and other calls for service and dispatches appropriate personnel and equipment utilizing computer aided dispatch, telephone and/or radio communications equipment. Applications are currently being accepted on a continuous basis, however this recruitment can close at any given time and without notice. You are encouraged to apply immediately. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Receives 911 emergency calls and major emergency disaster calls from the public for police or other emergency services Evaluates information to determine location of the emergency and the appropriate personnel and equipment needed Dispatches emergency units on the computer aided dispatch Maintains contact with all units on assignment to determine status and location Provides assistance and explains response procedures May coordinate with state, county and other local agencies to provide information and coordinate call responses Answers non-emergency calls for assistance, screens calls and routes calls to appropriate person or office Inputs data into calls for service for police response Coordinates with local, state and federal agencies for related information; performs entries into the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System Tests communications equipment and reports malfunctions Performs other functions as assigned Minimum Qualifications One year of clerical or other work experience involving public contact. Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent may be used in combination with experience to provide the knowledge and abilities listed below. Lateral applicants must have completed a probationary period as a Police Dispatcher and possess at least one year of experience as a full-time Police Dispatcher in the state of California within the last three years. Applicants must also possess a valid POST certified Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course certificate. Additionally, applicants should have the knowledge and abilities listed below Ability to learn: principles, practices, and procedures involved in public safety communications work; operation of radio/telephone receiving and transmitting equipment; some of the geography of the City and the location of streets and important buildings. Ability to: type 35 words per minute; differentiate basic colors; speak clearly in a well modulated voice using good diction; work under stress and exercise good judgment in emergency situations; adjust quickly to changing situations; keep records and prepare reports; hear accurately; effectively read and interpret maps; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public. CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL PERFORMERS: Appropriate individuals prefer a fast paced, highly demanding work environment. They must be logical, level headed, and able to react appropriately and quickly in crisis and in routine situations. As the key link between the Police Department and citizens, dispatchers must be polite, patient and tactful with a focus on community oriented service in support of the Chief’s Community Oriented Policing Philosophy. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online, as well as complete the supplemental questionnaire. Please note that resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an online application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. NOTE: THE APPLICATION FORM MUST BE COMPLETED IN ITS ENTIRETY. WORK HISTORY MUST GO BACK AT LEAST 10 YEARS (IF APPLICABLE). PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE ' REASON FOR LEAVING ' FIELDS, AND ' DATES OF EMPLOYMENT (YEAR)' FIELDS. ANY APPLICATION WITH ONE OR MORE UNANSWERED FIELDS WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE. Applications and answers to the supplemental questionnaire will be thoroughly reviewed by the City staff. Those candidates who possess the most pertinent education, training, experience, and qualifications, will be invited to participate in the selection process, which will include the following (components 2 through 4 may be administered in different order): 1. Audio Typing Test (Performance Exam) (Qualifying): candidates are required to demonstrate a minimum net typing speed ability of at least 35 words per minute. This exam will be available to take online via the testing platform eSkill 2. ECOMM National Examination (Weighted 50%): includes multiple-choice video simulations and computer administered tests in which candidates must listen, multitask, analyze dynamic information, illustrate good judgment in controlling callers, determine the accurate response to callers, and perform accurate data entry. The examination is administered by the National Testing Network (www.nationaltestingnetwork.com). DO NOT TAKE THE FRONTLINE EXAM UNTIL YOU RECEIVE E-MAIL COMMUNICATION FROM STAFF STATING YOU MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. (This component will be waived for qualifying lateral applicants) 3. Dispatcher & Background Orientation (Qualifying): hosted by Police Communications staff and covers important topics such as interview preparation, interacting with police personnel and the hiring process. Candidates will also meet with a background investigator and asked to prepare a personal statement and complete a background packet. 4. Sit-Along (Qualifying): allows applicants to shadow a Police Services Dispatcher to experience the day-to-day of the position. 5. Oral Interview Examination: (Weighted 50%) candidates will meet with Police Communications staff, who will evaluate each their training, experience, education, and personal qualifications for the position. NOTE: Candidates must pass every component listed above in order to be placed on the eligible list . Following the completion of the aforementioned civil service recruitment process, the Police Department will receive the names of candidates eligible for hiring consideration and will contact candidates directly to schedule departmental selection interviews with the Police Communications Manager or designee. Candidates who pass the departmental selection interview will be referred to the background unit for a thorough police background investigation. Contents of the background file and results of the background investigation may also be reviewed by the Police Chief prior to selection. The review of suitability for employment will include an examination by a licensed psychologist, a polygraph examination, and a medical examination. Bilingual Oral Fluency Examination (If applicable): will evaluate ability to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish. This component may be administered prior to hire date. Bilingual fluency pay is an additional $175 per month, which is not included in the salary listed at the top of this bulletin. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under POA) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 09, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitudes, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a PASSION for public service. Having the best employees provides the best service to the community. Under direction, performs responsible technical and public contact work in ensuring compliance with zoning, housing, dangerous building and uniform building and other related codes, rules and regulations. The deadline for the first review of applications is 11:59 PM on Monday , January 29, 2024. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications early. Applicants that submit applications after the first review deadline are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review deadline . Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Reads and interprets plans, and inspects existing buildings, structures and properties to determine their conformity with city, state and federal standards and laws pertaining to zoning, housing, building and other related codes to prevent blight in the City; inspects buildings which have been converted or altered and ensures compliance with all required codes and standards. Enforces parking regulations and issues citations. Abates, or arranges for the abatement of, public nuisances such as vacant structures/dangerous and abandoned buildings, substandard housing, unpermitted dwellings, illegal commercial occupancies, abandoned vehicles, pushcarts, shopping carts and other similar objects or conditions that could be considered public nuisances and/or potentially hazardous. Writes detailed reports of inspections and code violations; issues citations and corrective actions to be implemented by tenants/residents/owners where violations are determined; monitors compliance with proposed corrective actions. Advises owners, tenants and contractors as to proper repair methods and materials and available financing assistance. Consults with legal staff concerning enforcement orders. Appears and may testify as an expert witness at administrative hearings and in court; provides assistance to legal staff in preparation of cases for prosecution; researches codes, rules and regulations for appropriate responses to inspection and code violations; coordinates enforcement activities with appropriate departments and agencies such as Business Licenses, Police Department, Public Works, County Health, Social Services, Orange County Fire Authority, the Internal Revenue Service and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Keeps up-to-date and accurate records and prepares periodic and special reports. Utilizes current office software applications to prepare reports, spreadsheets and correspondence; prepares correction notices, comprehensive reports, public handouts and other related documents; generates databases and other similar documents; downloads photographs; performs basic computations to determine area and percentages; draws general plot plans as needed. Conducts initial and follow-up investigations. Meets scheduled assignments on time; provides dependable service to the community. Interacts with coworkers and the general public in a professional and courteous manner at all times. Performs other functions as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Two years of journey-level experience in code enforcement inspection, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities. DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of : building construction materials and methods; building maintenance standards and sanitary practices; current municipal housing, building, zoning, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and related codes and ordinances; legal processes including right of entry, due process, and time limits on applicability of codes; current office software applications such as Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel and Access; current computer applications in a database environment; principles of conflict resolution and safe practices when dealing with the public in confrontational situations. Skill in: the utilization of current office software applications such as Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Access and Excel; current computer applications in a database environment. Ability to : detect substandard maintenance, poor sanitary practices, structural defects, illegal occupancies, inferior or improperly used materials, zoning violations and fire safety hazards; recognize construction practices which do not conform to code standards; read and interpret plans, specifications, blueprints, maps and related documents; draw general plot plans and perform basic computations to determine area and percentages; write detailed reports and correspondence; use computer applications in database and word processing environments; maintain up to date and accurate records, using appropriate software; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; testify effectively in hearings and in court; establish and maintain effective working relationships with business and property owners, tenants, community groups, coworkers and the general public in a culturally diverse community; enforce regulations with perseverance, firmness and tact; lift objects weighing up to 30 lbs. SPECIAL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Must possess and retain a valid California Class "C" Driver's License as a condition of continued employment in this classification. Must possess and retain a valid Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) P.C. 832 Certificate (Powers of Arrest) as a condition of continued employment in this classification. Must possess and retain a valid California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (CACEO) Module I (Basic) Certification or Code Enforcement Officer Academy Certification from Santiago Canyon College as a condition of continued employment in this classification. Must be able to lift 30 lbs. in order to place shopping carts and other objects onto the back of a truck. Must be bilingual in English and Spanish or Vietnamese HIGHLY DESIRABLE Possession of additional code enforcement certifications from CACEO and/or one or more certifications from the International Code Council (ICC). SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS Must be available to work any shift, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to work special task force operations, sometimes during late evenings. Must be able to walk for extended periods of time, in varying weather conditions; must be able to stoop, kneel, bend, squat, and reach above his/her head; must be able to lift objects weighing up to 30 lbs. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and answer the supplemental questionnaire. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide . Applications will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department. Those applicants possessing the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will include: Oral Interview Examination : (Weight of 100%) will evaluate the candidates' experience, training, education, and abilities in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job. Candidates need a minimum passing score in order to be placed on the eligible list. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under SEIU) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 05, 2024
Part Time
Description T he City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to our community. Under general supervision, performs responsible public contact and other police functions not requiring sworn authority. The current vacancy is with the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). If assigned to CERT, the position will coordinate community education in emergency preparedness and disaster response. Bilingual ability in English and Spanish is desirable. This is a part-time, non-benefited position. The incumbent will work up to 19 hours per week. Work schedule is to be determined. This recruitment is open until further notice and can close at any time and without notice. Those interested are encouraged to apply immediately. Primary bilingual pay is an additional $1.01 an hour, if applicable. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To At a public counter, via electronic means, over the phone and in the field, receives and responds to citizen inquiries and requests for police service regarding criminal and civil problems or miscellaneous incidents requiring some type of police action. Routinely prepares crime, incident and miscellaneous police reports. Performs a variety of duties to enforce specific sections of the California Vehicle Code and the City of Santa Ana Municipal Code; patrols City to enforce parking codes and regulations by issuing warnings or citations as applicable; has vehicles towed as required; advises the general public on laws and regulations affecting parking. Provides traffic control including at potentially hazardous situations, traffic accidents, crime scenes, fires, funerals, special events, during power outages and weather related incidents. Responds to traffic accidents, secures area, conducts investigations and writes police reports. Performs vehicle checks to determine if vehicle equipment violations have been corrected. Provides liaison with Neighborhood Watch groups on matters related to safety and the prevention of crime. Coordinates both large and small scale law enforcement related community engagement events such as National Night Out and Pedestrian/Bicycle Rodeos. Compiles statistical data and writes articles for newsletters and other publications ultimately providing for their distribution. Coordinates and participates in public presentations to community groups. Prepares and maintains various records, statistical summaries and logs. Develops and conducts crime prevention educational programs targeting residences, business establishments and schools. Conducts security inspections and recommends security improvements. Reviews construction plans and inspects building sites for compliance with City building security ordinances. Assists in and performs investigations. Monitors pawn shop activities by collecting and processing pawn slips. Serves as court liaison for criminal prosecutions. Represents the Police Department in inter and intra agency settings. Trains and assists in guiding the activities of lower-level personnel. Performs other functions as assigned in any division of the Police Department. Minimum Qualifications One year of extensive public contact experience requiring tact and discretion in dealing with others and graduation from high school or possession of a G.E.D. equivalent; or any combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below: DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: the organization and operation of a municipal police department and of the community services provided by other public and private agencies; various criminal and vehicle codes and of departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures relevant to the classification. Working knowledge of building security devices, strategies and the City's building security ordinance. Understanding of Community Oriented Policing principals and concepts. Skill in: Personal computer operations; MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook). Ability to: develop and deliver oral presentations to single individuals as well as large groups; write clear, concise and legible police reports in an appropriate format and to author newsletters, correspondence, and other written/electronic documents; analyze criminal activity data and identify trends, aggravating circumstances, possible suspects, etc.; take charge in crisis situations, such as traffic accidents, and respond appropriately by requesting medical or other assistance, administering first aid and preserving the scene; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other individuals such as City representatives, neighborhood leaders, business owners, District Attorney employees and co-workers. Lift and carry objects weighing up to 25 lbs. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession and retention of a valid California Class C Driver's license is a condition of employment. Ability to work all shifts including nights, holidays and weekends. Must pass a police background investigation and a polygraph examination. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form and answer the supplemental questionnaire online. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. The Human Resources Department and the Police Department will review applications. Those applicants possessing the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will include: Written Examination: (Weight 50%) may include questions on reading comprehension, office practices, English usage, interpersonal relations, software, and other job-related subjects. Candidates need a passing score in order to continue in the selection process. The exam will be available online via the eSkill platform. Performance Examination: (qualifying) will assess the candidates' proficiency in using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 software. The simulation will focus on tasks that a productive user of the software should know how to perform at various levels (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced). The exam will be available online via the eSkill platform. Oral Examination (Weight 50%) : will evaluate the candidates' knowledge, skills, abilities, training and experience in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job Note: Prior to selection, a thorough police background investigation will be conducted for outside candidates and non-Police Department City of Santa Ana employees. Contents of the background file and results of the background investigation may also be reviewed by the Police Chief prior to appointment. An updated background investigation may be required for current Police Department employees. Non-City of Santa Ana candidates selected for employment must also successfully complete a medical examination. Candidates may be subject to a police polygraph examination. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under POA) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 05, 2024
Part Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to our community. This is a part-time position. The incumbent may work up to 19 hours per week. Work schedule is to be determined. There are currently two (2) vacancies in the Public Works Agency. Vacancies in other departments may also be filled from this recruitment. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Under general supervision, assists with various accounting and administrative work; provides support to various operations such as Administration, Budget, and Accounting; assists in payroll reporting, contract agreement processing, data collection and reconciliation; reviews and tracks invoices; processes payments; performs programs and grant research, expenditure projections, reconciliation of various funding sources, and billing granting agencies; may communicate and coordinate with vendors and contractors on behalf of project managers or supervisors. Participates cooperatively in work team activities and performs other related tasks as required. If assigned to Public Works, additional duties may include preparing written correspondence and assisting with preparing informational material. Minimum Qualifications One year of governmental administrative staff experience, preferably related to accounting, budget principles, report writing, and information research. Education equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with specialization in public administration, business administration, finance, economics or closely related field is highly desirable; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities: DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: operating modern devices including smart phones, tablets, laptops, personal computers and utilizing standard business software applications such as Excel, Access, Word, Power Point, and related software. Ability to: work in a team environment and provide quality internal customer support, understand and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing; use correct grammar and spelling. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and answer the supplemental questionnaire. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide . The Human Resources Department in conjunction with the hiring department(s) will review the applications and those candidates who possess the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process which will include: Performance Examination : (Qualifying) will assess the candidates' proficiency in using Microsoft Word/Excel 2016 software. Selection Oral Interview : which will evaluate the candidates' knowledge, skills and abilities in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job. Candidates given a conditional job offer will be required to undergo and pass a medical exam and background records check. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Part-Time employees accrue paid sick leave at the rate of one (1) hour of paid sick leave for every thirty (30) hours worked up to a maximum accrual of 6 days or 48 hours. Employees are eligible to use 3 days or 24 hours of accrued paid sick leave in a 12-month period. For additional information please visit the Department of Industrial Relations Website: www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/Paid_Sick_Leave.htm Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 04, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitudes, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a PASSION for public service. Having the best employees provides the best service to the community. Under general supervision interprets and enforces the City's municipal code and other related codes, rules and regulations, of a simple nature for the Code Enforcement Division in the Planning and Building Agency. The deadline for the first review of applications is 11:59 PM on Wednesday , February 27 , 2024. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications early. Applicants that submit applications after the first review deadline are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review deadline . We currently have two (2) openings in our Code Enforcement Division. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Responds to citizens' complaints; issues infraction and misdemeanor citations for violations of applicable codes; prepares written daily reports; may be assigned to assist in other areas of the Code Enforcement section. Enforces parking regulations and issues citations. Abates, or arranges for abatement of, public nuisances such as abandoned vehicles, pushcarts, shopping carts and other similar objects or conditions that could be considered public nuisances and/or potentially hazardous. Conducts initial and follow-up investigations regarding property maintenance complaints. Writes detailed reports of inspections and code violations; issues citations and corrective actions to be implemented by tenants/residents/owners where violations are determined; monitors compliance with proposed corrective actions. Advises owners and tenants as to proper repair methods and materials. Consults with legal staff concerning enforcement orders. Appears and may testify as an expert witness at administrative hearings and in court; provides assistance to legal staff in preparation of cases for prosecution; researches codes, rules and regulations for appropriate responses to inspection and code violations; coordinates enforcement activities with appropriate departments and agencies such as Business Licenses, Police Department, Public Works and the Orange County Fire Authority. Utilizes current office software applications to prepare reports, spreadsheets and correspondence; prepares correction notices, comprehensive reports, public handouts and other related documents; generates databases and other similar documents; downloads photographs; maintains up-to-date and accurate records and files; performs basic computations to determine areas and percentages; draws general plot plans as needed. Interacts with coworkers and the general public in a professional and courteous manner at all times. Performs other functions as required. Minimum Qualifications Two years of experience in construction, code enforcement, permit issuance or other building and construction related activities in a municipal government, which may include support staff experience in these areas, and one year of responsible public contact work, or any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the following knowledge and abilities: Knowledge of: Santa Ana Municipal Code as it relates to code enforcement programs, of legal processes including right of entry, due process, and time limits on applicability of codes; current office software applications such as Microsoft Office, Word, Access, Excel and Outlook; current computer applications in a database environment; principles of conflict resolution Code Enforcement Technician and safe practices when dealing with the public in confrontational situations. Skill in: the utilization of current office software applications such as Microsoft Office, Word, Access, Excel and Outlook; computer applications in a database environment. Ability to: Read, interpret, explain and enforce complex policies and codes, communicate effectively and tactfully with the general public, write clear and concise reports; detect lack of property maintenance, poor sanitary practices, and zoning violations; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; testify effectively in hearings and in court; establish and maintain effective working relationships with property owners, tenants, community groups, coworkers and the general public in a culturally-diverse community; enforce regulations with perseverance, firmness and tact; lift objects weighing up to 30 lbs. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess and retain a valid California Class "C" Driver's License as a condition of continued employment in this classification. Must possess and retain a valid Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) P.C. 832 Certificate (Powers of Arrest) as a condition of continued employment in this classification; must possess and retain a valid California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (CACEO) Module 1 Basic Code Enforcement Certification or Code Enforcement Officer Academy Certification from Santiago Canyon College as a condition of continued employment in this classification. Must be able to lift 30 lbs. in order to place shopping carts and other objects onto back of truck. Must be bilingual in English and Spanish or Vietnamese HIGHLY DESIRABLE: Possession of additional code enforcement certifications from CACEO and/or one or more certifications from the International Code Council (ICC). SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Must be available to work any shift, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be able to work special task force operations, sometimes during late evenings. Must be able to walk for extended periods of time, in varying weather conditions. Must be able to stoop, kneel, bend, squat, and reach above his/her head; must be able to lift objects weighing up to 30 lbs. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and answer the supplemental questionnaire. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. Applications will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department. Those applicants possessing the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will include: Oral Interview Examination : (Weight of 100%) will evaluate the candidates' experience, training, education, and abilities in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job. Candidates need a minimum passing score in order to be placed on the eligible list. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under SEIU) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 02, 2024
Part Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having the best employees provides the best service to the community. This is a non-sworn part-time position. This program is designed to be a constructive gateway to a career in law enforcement and designed for applicants who are between the ages of 18-25. The incumbent(s) will work up to 20 hours per week in various assignments throughout the police department. The assignment will rotate annually and the work schedule is to be determined depending upon assignment. Successful performers are motivated, enthusiastic individuals who are interested in exploring the law enforcement profession by working in a police environment. These dedicated, conscientious employees possess a high moral character and strong interpersonal skills, and enjoy performing important duties which have a significant impact on the community. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Police Cadets perform non-sworn law enforcement related functions in all divisions of the police department, including answering telephone lines and public inquiries, writing reports, processing evidence, and other duties/projects as assigned. Minimum Qualifications 17 1/2 years old to 24 years old at time of application submission Possession of a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate Current enrollment (or enrollment in upcoming academic term) in an accredited college or university with a minimum of nine semester units A valid CA driver license and acceptable driving record. (Based on possible field duties applicants may operate a personal or city vehicle.) One year of public administration or volunteer experience is highly desirable; participation in a Police Explorer program is qualifying experience. Bilingual fluency in English and one of the following languages is also highly desirable: Spanish, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Samoan, Hmong or Korean. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Willingness and ability to work any shift, holidays and weekends. Ability to move and lift objects weighing up to 20 lbs. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form and answer the supplemental questionnaire online. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. Applications, as well as responses to the supplemental questionnaire, will be reviewed by City staff. Those candidates who possess the most pertinent qualifications will be invited for an oral interview by the Police Department. Candidates selected for employment must successfully complete a thorough background investigation, which may include a polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, and a pre-employment medical examination. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Part-Time employees accrue paid sick leave at the rate of one (1) hour of paid sick leave for every thirty (30) hours worked up to a maximum accrual of 6 days or 48 hours. Employees are eligible to use 3 days or 24 hours of accrued paid sick leave in a 12-month period. For additional information please visit the Department of Industrial Relations Website: www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/Paid_Sick_Leave.htm Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 02, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to the community. Salary listed does not include bilingual, education, special assignment, shift differential and/or longevity incentive pay. For more information on incentive pay, please see Articles V & VI of the Santa Ana Police Officers Association (POA) Memorandum of Understanding for more information. Police Officer Academy Graduates are initially assigned to a Field Training Officer Program for a minimum of 20 weeks; subsequently, they assume the full range of professional law enforcement duties. Police Officers are key participants in a partnership of the City and community to identify and resolve crime problems affecting the quality of life of all residents. This community support and the diversity of cultures in Santa Ana make it an exciting and demanding place to work. CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL PERFORMERS : Successful officers are characterized by the ability to make sound decisions which are based on fact, not emotion, quickly and repeatedly throughout the day. They demonstrate a strong sense of fairness and the ability to apply both the spirit and letter of the law within legal parameters of discretion. They embrace the principles of Community Oriented Policing by exhibiting a genuine concern for the safety of the community and the quality of life of its citizens, successful Police Officers are alert and ready to take action. They enjoy both working alone and as an integral part of a team effort. Ideal candidates are proficient in writing reports and handling paperwork and willingly work varying shifts, weekends and holidays. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Please refer to this link to see a comprehensive list of job functions: Essential Functions Minimum Qualifications To be further considered, all applicants must meet all requirements defined by P.O.S.T. in addition to those set forth by our agency. One year work experience in any field, an A.A. or B.A. degree, and/or military experience is highly desirable. Please refer to this link for a list of requirements: Requirements Please refer to this link to see a list of Santa Ana Police Department's Hiring Guidelines: Hiring Guidelines* Moreover, Academy Graduate candidates MUST meet one of the following requirements to be considered: 1. Successful completion of any California P.O.S.T. approved police training academy within 2.5 years. Please make sure you attach a copy of your academy graduation certificate to your online application ( your application will be considered incomplete without this attachment) ------- OR ------- 2. Current enrollment in any California P.O.S.T.-approved police training academy. Successful completion of the academy by 1 week prior to the date of the consolidated testing date is required for further consideration. Please make sure you attach official proof of academy enrollment that indicates expected date of completion to your online application. Bilingual fluency is not required at this time. Applicants interested in receiving bilingual pay must be fluent in both English and any one of the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Samoan, Hmong, Korean, or Cambodian. NOTE : If you have failed the oral interview examination, you must wait at least 6 months to reapply. Individuals who have failed the psychological evaluation or Chief's file review must wait one year before reapplying. *updated 1/3/24 Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online, as well as complete the supplemental questionnaire. Please note that resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an online application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. NOTE: Please complete the application form in its entirety. Work history must go back at least 10 years (if applicable). Pay special attention to the ' REASON FOR LEAVING ' fields, and ' DATES OF EMPLOYMENT (year)' fields. Any application with one or more unanswered fields will be considered incomplete. If you pass the initial application, supplemental questionnaire, and background screenings, and possess the most pertinent qualifications, in order to be placed on the eligible list, you must pass each of the following components (except the bilingual fluency exam): Please note, all dates listed below are subject to change depending on organizational needs. 1. FRONTLINE NATIONAL EXAMINATION : (qualifying) includes multiple-choice video simulations and computer administered test in which candidates must complete the following three test components: a video-based human relations test, report writing, and reading comprehension. The examination is administered by the National Testing Network. PLEASE DO NOT TAKE THE FRONTLINE EXAM UNTIL YOU RECEIVE AN E-MAIL STATING THAT YOU MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. Candidates need a score of 60% or higher on the Video Section, and an overall score of 70% or higher to pass this examination. The City of Santa Ana is now accepting PELLETB scores from other agencies. The PELLETB exam must have been completed within 6 months of application date in order for scores to be used in lieu of the Frontline National Examination. The minimal acceptable score is 46. The next three selection components (Physical Agility Exam, Oral Interview Examination and Background Orientation) are all consolidated in one full day of testing. 2. PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAM : (qualifying) will evaluate each applicant's physical strength, agility and endurance in the following timed components: 1.5 MILE RUN The 1.5 mile run must be completed within 14 minutes to pass the City of Santa Ana physical agility test. 500 YARD RUN Run 500 yards SOLID FENCE CLIMB Run 5 yards to a 6-foot solid fence, climb over fence, and continue running another 25 yards CHAIN LINK FENCE Run 5 yards to a 6-foot chain link fence, climb over fence, and continue running another 25 yards OBSTACLE COURSE/AGILITY RUN Run a 99-yard obstacle course consisting of several sharp turns, a number of curb-height obstacles, and a 34-inch high obstacle BODY DRAG Lift and drag 165 pound lifelike dummy 32 feet Each of the above 5 events are timed. Candidate's performance times are converted to points and summed. Candidates must successfully complete the 1.5 mile run AND accumulate a minimum total score of 384 points in the remaining five events to pass the physical agility test. Tentative 2024 PAT Dates: 01/13/24, 01/16/ 24, 2/10/24 2/13/24, 03/09/24, 03/12/24, 04/13/24, 04/16/24, 05/11/24, 05/14/24, 06/08/24, 06/11/24, 07/13/24, 07/16/24, 08/10/24, 08/13/24, 09/14/24, 09/17/24, 10/12/24, 10/15/24, 11/09/24, 11/12/24, 12/14/24, 12/17/24, 12/17/24 3. ORAL INTERVIEW : (weight of 50%) will evaluate experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass this examination. 4. BACKGROUND ORIENTATION : (qualifying) prepare personal statement, receive background packet, meet with background investigator. 5. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION : (qualifying) candidates will be investigated regarding employment, neighborhood conduct, references, financial stability, criminal history, driving history, educational history, and other related factors. 6. BACKGROUND ORAL INTERVIEW EXAMINATION : (weight of 50%) will evaluate each candidate's background, experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass this examination. 7. POLICE CHIEF'S BACKGROUND FILE REVIEW AND ORAL INTERVIEW : (qualifying) contents of the background file and results of the background investigation will also be evaluated by the Police Chief. 8. POLYGRAPH EXAMINATION : (qualifying) candidates will take a polygraph examination designed to determine the truthfulness of the candidate's responses about his/her qualifications and suitability as a Police Officer. 9. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION : (qualifying) candidates will be interviewed by a licensed psychologist to assess the candidate's behavior and character to determine if an individual is at significant risk for employment problems as a Peace Officer. NOTE: Prior to appointment, a medical examination will also be conducted. Applicants must pass every component of the selection process in order to be further considered. Those who are successful in steps 1 - 9 above will be placed on an eligible list and will be considered for appointment as vacancies occur. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under POA) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 02, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to the community. Salary listed does not include bilingual, education, special assignment, shift differential and/or longevity incentive pay. For more information on incentive pay, please see Articles V & VI of the Santa Ana Police Officers Association (POA) Memorandum of Understanding for more information. Police Officer-Lateral Transfers are trained and experienced police professionals who can assume the full range of policing duties after a brief orientation. Police Officers are key participants in a partnership of the City and community to identify and resolve crime problems affecting the quality of life of all residents. The City of Santa Ana has a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic population with a rich Hispanic heritage and a history of support for the Police Department. This diversity and community support combine to make the Santa Ana Police Department an exciting and demanding place to work. CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL PERFORMERS: Successful officers are characterized by the ability to make sound decisions which are based on fact, not emotion, quickly and repeatedly throughout the day. They demonstrate a strong sense of fairness and the ability to apply both the spirit and letter of the law within legal parameters of discretion. They embrace the principles of Community Oriented Policing by exhibiting a genuine concern for the safety of the community and the quality of life of its citizens, successful Police Officers are alert and ready to take action. They enjoy both working alone and as an integral part of a team effort. Ideal candidates are proficient in writing reports and handling paperwork and willingly work varying shifts, weekends and holidays. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Please refer to this link to see a comprehensive list of job functions: Essential Functions Minimum Qualifications Applicants must meet the minimum requirements set forth by CA P.O.S.T. in addition to those set forth by our agency. Some of the requirements are listed below. 1. Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic certificate or higher (if you do not have one, you do not qualify for the Lateral Transfer position). 2. Successful completion of the probationary period, and/or been employed on a permanent basis, within the past two and one-half (2½) years as a sworn law enforcement officer in the state of California, preferably a municipality. Please refer to this link for a list of other requirements: Requirements Please refer to this link to see a list of Santa Ana Police Department's Hiring Guidelines: Hiring Guidelines* Bilingual fluency is not required at this time. Applicants interested in receiving bilingual pay must be fluent in both English and any one of the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Samoan, Hmong, Korean, or Cambodian. NOTE : If you have failed a test component, you must wait at least 6 months to reapply (except the physical agility test or bilingual fluency exam). Individuals who have failed the psychological evaluation must wait at least one year before reapplying. *updated 1/3/24 Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online, as well as complete the supplemental questionnaire. Please note that resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an online application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. NOTE: Please complete the application form in its entirety. Work history must go back at least 10 years (if applicable). Pay special attention to the ' REASON FOR LEAVING ' fields, and ' DATES OF EMPLOYMENT (year)' fields. Any application with one or more unanswered fields will be considered incomplete. Applications, CA P.O.S.T. certificates, and supplemental questionnaires will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department & Police Department. A Personal History Statement and Background Investigative Questionnaire, completed by candidates prior to the end of the selection process, will also be reviewed by the Police Department and used as a screening tool. If you pass the initial application, supplemental questionnaire, and background screenings, and possess the most pertinent training and qualifications, in order to be placed on the eligible list, you must pass each of the following components (except the bilingual fluency exam): Please note, all dates listed below are subject to change depending on organizational needs. 1. PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAM : (qualifying) will evaluate each applicant's physical strength, agility and endurance in the following timed components: 1.5 MILE RUN The 1.5 run must be completed within 14 minutes to pass the City of Santa Ana physical agility test. 500 YARD RUN Run 500 yards SOLID FENCE CLIMB Run 5 yards to a 6-foot solid fence, climb over fence, and continue running another 25 yards CHAIN LINK FENCE Run 5 yards to a 6-foot chain link fence, climb over fence, and continue running another 25 yards OBSTACLE COURSE/AGILITY RUN Run a 99-yard obstacle course consisting of several sharp turns, a number of curb-height obstacles, and a 34-inch high obstacle BODY DRAG Lift and drag 165 pound lifelike dummy 32 feet Each of the above 5 events are timed. Candidate's performance times are converted to points and summed. Candidates must successfully complete the 1.5 mile run AND accumulate a minimum total score of 384 points in the remaining five events to pass the physical agility test. Tentative 2024 PAT Dates: 01/13/24, 01/16/ 24, 2/10/24 2/13/24, 03/09/24, 03/12/24, 04/13/24, 04/16/24, 05/11/24, 05/14/24, 06/08/24, 06/11/24, 07/13/24, 07/16/24, 08/10/24, 08/13/24, 09/14/24, 09/17/24, 10/12/24, 10/15/24, 11/09/24, 11/12/24, 12/14/24, 12/17/24 2. ORAL INTERVIEW EXAMINATION : (weight of 50%) will evaluate experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass this examination. 3. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION : (qualifying) candidates will be investigated regarding employment, neighborhood conduct, references, financial stability, criminal history, driving history, educational history, and other related factors. 4. BACKGROUND ORAL INTERVIEW EXAMINATION : (weight of 50%) will evaluate each candidate's background, experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass this examination. 5. POLICE CHIEF'S BACKGROUND FILE REVIEW AND ORAL INTERVIEW : (qualifying) contents of the background file and results of the background investigation will also be evaluated by the Police Chief. 6. POLYGRAPH EXAMINATION : (qualifying) candidates will take a polygraph examination designed to determine the truthfulness of the candidate's responses about his/her qualifications and suitability as a Police Officer. 7. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION : (qualifying) candidates will be interviewed by a licensed psychologist to assess the candidate's behavior and character to determine if an individual is at significant risk for employment problems as a Peace Officer. 8. BILINGUAL ORAL FLUENCY EXAM : (if applicable) will evaluate the ability to communicate effectively in both English and a second approved language (see list of accepted second languages at the top of this bulletin). Candidates do not need to pass this examination in order to be further considered. NOTE: Prior to appointment, candidates will undergo a medical examination to determine minimum acceptable physical qualifications as established by Government Code 1031 Section (f) and POST Commission Regulation 1954. Applicants must pass every component of the selection process in order to be further considered. Those who are successful in steps 1 - 9 above will be placed on an eligible list and will be considered for appointment as vacancies occur. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under POA) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 02, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to the community. Police Recruits are non-sworn (civilian) employees who attend a police academy to prepare for a career in law enforcement. Upon successful completion of this training, they are sworn in as Police Officers at a salary of $ 8,989.00 - $9,911.00** per month (reflects base salary only, does not include pay additives such as bilingual pay, senior officer pay, etc.). Police Officers are key participants in a partnership with the City and community to identify and resolve crime problems affecting the quality of life of all residents. This community support and the diversity of cultures in Santa Ana make it an exciting and demanding place to work. CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL PERFORMERS : Successful officers are characterized by the ability to make sound decisions which are based on fact, not emotion, quickly and repeatedly throughout the day. They demonstrate a strong sense of fairness and the ability to apply both the spirit and letter of the law within legal parameters of discretion. They embrace the principles of Community Oriented Policing by exhibiting a genuine concern for the safety of the community and the quality of life of its citizens, successful Police Officers are alert and ready to take action. They enjoy both working alone and as an integral part of a team effort. Ideal candidates are proficient in writing reports and handling paperwork and willingly work varying shifts, weekends and holidays. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Please refer to this link to see a comprehensive list of job functions: Essential Functions Minimum Qualifications To be further considered, all applicants must meet all requirements defined by P.O.S.T. in addition to those set forth by our agency. One year of work experience in any field, A.A. or B.A. degree, and/or military experience is highly desirable. Please refer to this link for a list of requirements: Requirements Please refer to this link to see a list of Santa Ana Police Department's Hiring Guidelines: Hiring Guidelines* Bilingual fluency is not required at this time. Applicants interested in receiving bilingual pay upon completion of the academy must be fluent in both English and any one of the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Samoan, Hmong, Korean, or Cambodian. NOTE : If you have failed the written examination or oral interview examination, you must wait at least 6 months to reapply. Individuals who have failed the psychological evaluation or Chief's file review must wait one year before reapplying. *updated 1/3/24 Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online, as well as complete the supplemental questionnaire. Please note that resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an online application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. NOTE: THE APPLICATION FORM MUST BE COMPLETED IN ITS ENTIRETY. WORK HISTORY MUST GO BACK AT LEAST 10 YEARS (IF APPLICABLE). PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE ' REASON FOR LEAVING ' FIELDS, AND ' DATES OF EMPLOYMENT (YEAR)' FIELDS. ANY APPLICATION WITH ONE OR MORE UNANSWERED FIELDS WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE. If you pass the initial application, supplemental questionnaire, and background screenings, and possess the most pertinent qualifications, in order to be placed on the eligible list, you must pass each of the following components (except the bilingual fluency exam): Please note, all dates listed below are subject to change depending on organizational needs. 1. FRONTLINE NATIONAL EXAMINATION : (qualifying) includes multiple-choice video simulations and computer administered test in which candidates must complete the following three test components: a video-based human relations test, report writing, and reading comprehension. The examination is administered by the National Testing Network. PLEASE DO NOT TAKE THE FRONTLINE EXAM UNTIL YOU RECEIVE AN E-MAIL STATING THAT YOU MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. Candidates need a score of 60% or higher on the Video Section, and an overall score of 70% or higher to pass this examination. The City of Santa Ana is now accepting PELLETB scores from other agencies. The PELLETB exam must have been completed within 6 months of application date in order for scores to be used in lieu of the Frontline National Examination. The minimal acceptable score is 46. The next three selection components (Physical Agility Exam, Oral Interview Examination and Background Orientation) are all consolidated in one full day of testing. 2. PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAM: (qualifying) will evaluate each applicant's physical strength, agility and endurance in the following timed components: 1.5 MILE RUN The 1.5 mile run must be completed within 14 minutes to pass the City of Santa Ana physical agility test. 500 YARD RUN Run 500 yards SOLID FENCE CLIMB Run 5 yards to a 6-foot solid fence, climb over fence, and continue running another 25 yards CHAIN LINK FENCE Run 5 yards to a 6-foot chain link fence, climb over fence, and continue running another 25 yards OBSTACLE COURSE/AGILITY RUN Run a 99-yard obstacle course consisting of several sharp turns, a number of curb-height obstacles, and a 34-inch high obstacle BODY DRAG Lift and drag 165 pound lifelike dummy 32 feet Each of the above events are timed. Candidate's performance times are converted to points and summed. Candidates must successfully complete the 1.5 mile run AND accumulate a minimum total score of 384 points in the remaining five events to pass the physical agility test. Tentative 2024 PAT Dates: 01/13/24, 01/16/ 24, 2/10/24 2/13/24, 03/09/24, 03/12/24, 04/13/24, 04/16/24, 05/11/24, 05/14/24, 06/08/24, 06/11/24, 07/13/24, 07/16/24, 08/10/24, 08/13/24, 09/14/24, 09/17/24, 10/12/24, 10/15/24, 11/09/24, 11/12/24, 12/14/24, 12/17/24 3. ORAL INTERVIEW EXAMINATION: (weight of 50%) will evaluate experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass this examination. 4. BACKGROUND ORIENTATION: (qualifying) prepare personal statement, receive background packet, meet with background investigator. 5. B ACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: (qualifying) candidates will be investigated regarding employment, neighborhood conduct, references, financial stability, criminal history, driving history, educational history, and other related factors. 6. BACKGROUND ORAL INTERVIEW EXAMINATION : (weight of 50%) will evaluate each candidate's background, experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass this examination. 7. POLICE CHIEF'S BACKGROUND FILE REVIEW AND ORAL INTERVIEW: (qualifying) contents of the background file and results of the background investigation will also be evaluated by the Police Chief. 8. POLYGRAPH EXAMINATION: (qualifying) candidates will take a polygraph examination designed todetermine the truthfulness of the candidate's responses about his/her qualifications and suitability as a Police Reserve Officer. 9. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION: (qualifying) candidates will be interviewed by a licensed psychologist to assess the candidate'sbehavior and character to determine if an individual is at significant risk for employment problems as a Peace Officer. NOTE: Prior to appointment, candidates will undergo a medical examination to determine minimum acceptable physical qualifications as established by Government Code 1031 Section (f) and POST Commission Regulation 1954. Applicants must pass every component of the selection process in order to be further considered. Those who are successful in steps 1 - 9 above will be placed on an eligible list and will be considered for appointment as vacancies occur. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under POA) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 02, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitudes, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having the best employees provides the best service to the community. Under general supervision, performs functions related to the incarceration and care of inmates during a shift. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Ensures the safety of inmates and staff in a direct supervision correctional environment. Adheres to state and federal laws related to the confinement and supervision of inmates. Completes the arrestee booking process and conducts searches of those in custody. Conducts interviews with inmates. Performs record checks and issues citations. Fingerprints and photographs inmates. Accepts and secures property to be used for evidence or held for safekeeping. Dispenses clothing and linen to inmates. Inspects jail facilities for cleanliness and maintains appropriate security and maintenance standards. Supervises inmates assigned to the various housing units; supervises a variety of housing unit activities that include meal distribution, use of the showers, use of phones, visitation, recreation, and ensure inmates maintain general housing unit sanitary standards. Supervises the administering of oral medication to inmates by medical staff. Performs administrative duties such as scheduling and prepares basic incident reports. Records daily activities on electronic logs documenting inmate meal distribution, headcounts, inmate visitation, property distribution, bookings, and other significant events. Oversees and instructs groups of inmates assigned work details. When necessary, physically restrains inmates, uses defensive weapons as directed by the on-duty supervisor; secures inmates into restraint chairs or similar equipment, when necessary. Monitors visitors/contract employees entering and exiting the facility and supervises their contact with inmates. Processes inmate correspondence, monitors inmate phone calls and processes inmate request slips. Responds to inmate grievances and conducts disciplinary hearings. Prepares for the transportation of inmates by applying restraint equipment and inspecting vehicles for safety. Escorts inmates throughout the facility. Processes inmates for release. Oversees and controls jail movement from a central control room. Testifies in court. May be assigned to transport inmates outside of jail facility if assigned to the Jail Transport Unit. Performs related functions as required. CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL PERFORMERS : Successful performers are courteous and fair-minded when dealing with prisoners and the public. Logical and level headed, these individuals display common sense and maturity and exercise good judgment when evaluating and responding to situations. They react appropriately and quickly in both crisis and routine situations. In addition, they have excellent interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to work well with people from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent. Sufficient training and/or experience conducive to the skills and abilities listed below. In addition, candidates must possess and retain a valid California Class C driver's license as a condition of employment. Skill in : Using effective communication skills to influence behavior and gain compliances; basic typing and computer knowledge; organizational skills; dealing effectively with a wide variety of people; and writing reports. Ability to : Maintain security, control, and custody of inmates in an assigned facility; effectively and expeditiously search persons and identify contraband and potentially dangerous items; escort and restrain inmates; respond to emergency or stressful situations quickly, calmly and decisively; observe situations and recall facts; interact with people of varied social, economic, and cultural backgrounds; communicate in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner to relay information and gain compliance; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; render emergency first aid; understand and follow rules and oral and written instructions; perform basic arithmetic computations; and maintain records and prepare reports. Special Requirements : Must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, nights, holidays, and weekends. Officers will work any time of day as required, including times of city and/or civil emergencies. Please refer to this link to see a list of Santa Ana Police Department's Hiring Guidelines: Hiring Guidelines * Candidates will be required to attend and successfully complete an eight-week Correctional Officer training academy within the one-year probationary period. *updated 1/3/24 Selection Process Applications, as well as responses to the supplemental questionnaire, will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department and Police Department. A Personal History Statement and Background Investigative Questionnaire, completed by candidates prior to the end of the selection process, will also be reviewed by the Police Department. Applicants that possess the most recent and pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which includes: 1. REACT Test : (50%) includes multiple-choice video simulations and computer administered test in which candidates must complete the following four components: a video-based human relations test, a reading test, a math test and a report writing test. Testing takes approximately 2 hours. The examination is administered by the National Testing Network. PLEASE DO NOT TAKE THE REACT EXAM UNTIL YOU RECEIVE AN E-MAIL STATING THAT YOU MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. Candidates need a score of 80% or higher on the Video Section, 70% or higher on the Count Section, and 80% or higher on the Reading Section to pass this examination. The following three selection components (#2 Physical Agility Examination, #3 Oral Interview Examination and #4 Background Review) are all consolidated in one full day of testing. 2. PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAMINATION : (Qualifying) will evaluate each applicant's physical strength, agility and endurance in the following timed components: 1.5 MILE RUN : The 1.5 mile run must be completed within 14 minutes to pass the City of Santa Ana physical agility test. 50 YARD SPRINT : Sprint on a straight track within 30 seconds. OBSTACLE COURSE : Complete the following: Start 15 yards back from the beginning of flight of stairs or bleacher steps, walk or jog the 15 yards, climb up 10 steps, return down the stairs and jog or run back to the original starting point within 30 seconds. BODY DRAG : Lift and drag 165-pound lifelike dummy 20 feet within 20 seconds. Each of the above events are timed. Candidates must successfully complete all four events to pass the physical agility test. Tentative 2024 CO PAT Dates: 02/15/24, 03/26/24, 04/18/24, 05/21/24, 06/18/24, 07/25/24, 08/20/24, 09/19/24, 10/22/24, 11/21/24, 12/19/24 3. ORAL INTERVIEW EXAMINATION : (50%) will evaluate experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass this examination. 4. BACKGROUND REVIEW : (Qualifying) prepare personal statement, receive background packet and meet with background investigator. 5. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND MANAGEMENT ORAL INTERVIEW : (Qualifying) candidates will be investigated regarding employment, neighborhood conduct, references, financial stability, criminal history, driving history, educational history, and other related factors. Management will evaluate each candidate's experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass this examination. 6. POLYGRAPH EXAMINATION : (Qualifying) candidates will take a polygraph examination designed todetermine the truthfulness of the candidate's responses about his/her qualifications and suitability as a Correctional Officer. 7. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION : (Qualifying) candidates will be interviewed by a licensed psychologist to assess the candidate'sbehavior and character to determine if an individual is at significant risk for employment problems as a Correctional Officer. BILINGUAL ORAL FLUENCY EXAM : (If applicable) Applicants interested in receiving bilingual pay must be fluent in both English and any one of the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and other languages designated by the Orange County Registrar of Voters. Candidates do not need to pass this examination in order to continue in the selection process. NOTE: Prior to appointment, candidates will undergo a medical examination to determine minimum acceptable physical qualifications. Applicants must pass every component of the selection process in order to be further considered. Those who are successful in steps 1 - 8 above will be placed on an eligible list and will be considered for appointment as vacancies occur. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. (Salary reflected at the top of this job bulletin does not include bilingual pay) Please visit the following website to view the summary of comprehensive benefits! Summary of Benefits (under POA) NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 02, 2024
Part Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to our community. DEFINITION Under general supervision of full-time staff, performs duties related to booking, monitoring and maintaining order among inmates in a direct supervision jail facility. This part-time classification is distinguished by the need to exercise independent judgment and initiative in the performance of duties within specific areas of responsibility in a Type II jail facility that uses a "direct supervision" inmate management philosophy. Incumbents will work independently under the indirect supervision of designated full-time jail or police department personnel. Note: CalPERS (CA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM) retired annuitants are not eligible for this position. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Assists in monitoring the conduct of inmates in a variety of custodial situations within a jail facility. Performs inmate intake processes by searching, accepting property, checking criminal history records, booking, issuing clothing, fingerprinting and photographing inmates. Ensures that inmate property is recorded and safely secured. Escorts inmates to housing modules from attorney visits, medical visits, and inmates returning from court. Escorts and directs inmates to recreational, operational and rehabilitative activities; observes interaction and verbally or physically intervenes if necessary. Assists in ensuring that the facility is clean, well-maintained and secure. Monitors condition of jail facility, identifies hazards or maintenance issues and refers matters requiring attention to appropriate personnel. Receives, resolves or attempts to resolve complaints or requests from inmates; refers matters to supervisors. Completes appropriate records such as assignment logs, transfer and release paperwork, etc. Responds appropriately to inquiries regarding inmates. Receives and checks incoming and outgoing mail and correspondence. Observes and directs activities during inmate visits. Enforces jail rules and prepares written documentation concerning incidents or violations. Controls or assists in monitoring access to attorney rooms and visiting areas within the facility. Assists in processing inmates for court appearances as necessary. Operates department vehicle to pick up medications from local pharmacies, as needed. Operates manual and electronic jail security systems. Provides escort services for maintenance staff and other service providers within the jail facilities. Performs administrative tasks updating classification or housing information, serving subpoenas, processing paperwork and preparing memos and reports. Assists in ensuring that operations comport to applicable state and federal laws concerning the confinement and security of inmates as well as other administrative regulations, judicial rulings, and Police Department manuals, policies and regulations. Performs other related functions as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Sufficient training, education, and/or experience to demonstrate the skills and abilities listed below; successful completion of pre-employment process including comprehensive background investigation with no felony convictions; 18 years of age at the time of application. Skill in : Exercising safe and effective communication skills; basic typing and computer use. Ability to : Maintain security, control and custody of inmates; provide clear and direct instructions on rules, regulations and procedures; interact with people of varied social, economic and cultural backgrounds; develop and maintain accurate records and prepare thorough but concise reports: utilize various management information systems and automation tools to maintain and access information and electronic communications via desktop computer systems and computer networks; make decisions on effective courses of action in emergency situations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; work effectively under minimal supervision. NOTE: Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C driver's license as a condition of employment. Tattoo Policy: Tattoos shall not be visible while employees are on-duty. If you have any visible tattoos on or behind the ear, on the hands or fingers, on the neck or head that cannot be covered by a standard collared uniform shirt, you do not meet our tattoo policy and you will not be able to continue in the selection process. If you have any questions regarding the tattoo policy, please contact Background Unit Supervisor, Corporal Jorge Arroyo via e-mail jarroyo@santa-ana.org . Candidates will be required to attend and successfully complete an eight-week correctional officer training academy. Attendance dates are to be determined. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form and answer the supplemental questionnaire online. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide . Applications, as well as responses to the supplemental questionnaire, will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department and Police Department. A Personal History Statement and Background Investigative Questionnaire, completed by candidates prior to the end of the selection process, will also be reviewed by the Police Department. Applicants that possess the most recent and pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which includes (may be administered/scored in a different order than what is listed below): 1. REACT Test : (Qualifying) includes multiple-choice video simulations and computer administered test in which candidates must complete the following four components: a video-based human relations test, a reading test, a math test and a report writing test. Testing takes approximately 2 hours. The examination is administered by the National Testing Network. PLEASE DO NOT TAKE THE REACT EXAM UNTIL YOU RECEIVE AN E-MAIL STATING THAT YOU MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. Candidates need a score of 80% or higher on the Video Section, 70% or higher on the Count Section, and 80% or higher on the Reading Section to pass this examination. The following three selection components (#2 Physical Agility Examination, #3 Oral Interview Examination and #4 Background Review) are all consolidated in one full day of testing. 2. PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAMINATION : (Qualifying) will evaluate each applicant's physical strength, agility and endurance in the following timed components: 1.5 MILE RUN : The 1.5 mile run must be completed within 14 minutes to pass the City of Santa Ana physical agility test. 50 YARD SPRINT : Sprint on a straight track within 30 seconds. OBSTACLE COURSE : Complete the following: Start 15 yards back from the beginning of flight of stairs or bleacher steps, walk or jog the 15 yards, climb up 10 steps, return down the stairs and jog or run back to the original starting point within 30 seconds. BODY DRAG : Lift and drag 165-pound lifelike dummy 20 feet within 20 seconds. Each of the above events are timed. Candidates must successfully complete all four events to pass the physical agility test. Tentative 2024 CO PAT Dates: 02/15/24, 03/26/24, 04/18/24, 05/21/24, 06/18/24, 07/25/24, 08/20/24, 09/19/24, 10/22/24, 11/21/24, 12/19/24 3. ORAL INTERVIEW EXAMINATION : (Qualifying) will evaluate experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass the interview. 4. BACKGROUND REVIEW : (Qualifying) prepare personal statement, receive background packet and meet with background investigator. 5. COMMANDER/MANAGER ORAL INTERVIEW : (100%) will evaluate each candidate's experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass the interview. BILINGUAL ORAL FLUENCY EXAM : (If applicable) Applicants interested in receiving bilingual pay must be fluent in both English and any one of the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and other languages designated by the Orange County Registrar of Voters. Candidates do not need to pass this examination in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants must pass every component of the selection process in order to be further considered. NOTE: Prior to appointment, candidates will undergo a thorough backgrounds process, polygraph assessment, psychological suitability evaluation, and medical examination to determine minimum acceptable physical qualifications. Once appointed, candidates will be required to attend and successfully complete an eight-week, full-time Correctional Officer training academy within the one-year probationary period. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Part-Time employees accrue paid sick leave at the rate of one (1) hour of paid sick leave for every thirty (30) hours worked up to a maximum accrual of 6 days or 48 hours. Employees are eligible to use 3 days or 24 hours of accrued paid sick leave in a 12-month period. For additional information please visit the Department of Industrial Relations Website: www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/Paid_Sick_Leave.htm Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 02, 2024
Part Time
Description The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a passion for public service. Having highly talented employees provides the best service to our community. With general supervision, provides expert collection, preservation, scientific analysis, and documentation of fingerprint evidence in criminal matters; conducts examinations of physical evidence for latent fingerprints in the laboratory; provides training to others in technical skills; and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification. This position is open until further notice and may close at any time without advance notice. You are encouraged to apply immediately; once the recruitment closes, you will not be able to submit an application for this position. NOTE: CalPERS (CA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM) retired annuitants are no t eligible for this position. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Performs fingerprint comparisons and identifications; identifies, develops, evaluates, lifts, preserves and compares fingerprints using developing powders, chemicals, dyes, lasers, photography, Photoshop digital enhancement, and other physical techniques. Prepares, enters and compares fingerprints using the California Automated Fingerprint Identification System; prepares findings for court presentation; prepares court exhibits; testifies in court as an expert witness concerning the scientific facts as established in the analysis of fingerprint evidence. Maintains fingerprint records and files. Studies and applies new techniques and procedures in the field of fingerprints; Consults and coordinates with other law enforcement agencies; provides technical training in the field of forensic fingerprint examinations and procedures; consults with staff, detectives, police officers, deputy district attorneys and other law enforcement officials regarding procedures and analyses. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Fingerprint Examiner is a journey level position that analyzes, compares and identifies fingerprints related to criminal activities; performs specialized chemical and mechanical processing of evidence in the laboratory. Minimum Qualifications Education equivalent to graduation from high school; one year of work experience performing fingerprint comparisons and identifications, AFIS/ABIS operation, photography and court testimony. Satisfactory completion of a fingerprint identification course covering classifying, searching, comparing and identifying partial, single, multiple and distorted palm and fingerprints or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the knowledge and abilities listed below: Knowledge of : principles, methods, procedures, materials and techniques of fingerprint identification; California Automated Fingerprint Identification System; latent fingerprint development, collection and preservation techniques; photography techniques. Ability to : perform fingerprint analysis, comparison and identification; compose reports summarizing findings; present evidence in court as an expert witness; use various laboratory equipment and fingerprint development techniques, lasers and alternate light sources, and Photoshop Digital Enhancement. License and Certification: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's license; must be court qualified latent print examiner; must be able to pass an extensive background process. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form and Supplemental Application Form (SAF) online. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application. To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide. The Human Resources Department and Police Department will review applications; those candidates who possess the most pertinent qualifications may be invited for an oral interview by the hiring department. NOTE: The selected candidate must undergo a thorough police background process. This review of suitability for employment will include an examination by a licensed psychologist, a polygraph examination, and a medical examination. The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation. Part-Time employees accrue paid sick leave at the rate of one (1) hour of paid sick leave for every thirty (30) hours worked up to a maximum accrual of 6 days or 48 hours. Employees are eligible to use 3 days or 24 hours of accrued paid sick leave in a 12-month period. For additional information please visit the Department of Industrial Relations Website: www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/Paid_Sick_Leave.htm Closing Date/Time: