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.

51 job(s) at City of Santa Ana

CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 27, 2023
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 2023. 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 May 19, 2023, 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) 571-4243. 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 27, 2023
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 general supervision, the Senior Accounting Assistant performs responsible clerical work processing documents involved in financial transactions and prepares and maintains financial and accounting records. There is one (1) vacancy in our Public Works Agency, The eligible list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies throughout the City. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Processes documents involved in financial transactions. Prepares and maintains financial and accounting records. Gathers, assembles, tabulates, compares, verifies, and posts financial and statistical data. Prepares, verifies, and processes bills and similar documents. Posts and balances cash books, ledgers, subsidiary journals, and other municipal financial and accounting records in accordance with predetermined classifications and procedures. Makes adjusting, opening, and closing entries. Reconciles accounts to general ledgers and prepares routing reports and statements. Computes, classifies, and prepares billings. Prepares invoices. Analyzes and prepares reports of encumbrances and expenditures for department programs. Performs cost research and cost recovery analysis. Sends notices and keeps records of payment delinquencies. Closes canceled accounts. Receives money and maintains records of receipts. Maintains files of invoices and other financial transaction documents. Operates various office machines, including calculators, computer terminals, personal computers, and typewriters. May assist with entering purchase requisitions and payroll data. May compose and type routine correspondence incidental to primary assignments. Performs other related functions as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Two years of experience performing responsible accounting, financial, statistical, or other specialized office clerical work supplemented by courses in accounting, finance, business, office practices, or related coursework; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities. Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Application of bookkeeping principles and practices; principles of fund accounting and governmental accounting methods; and governmental budgeting. Skill in: Operation of calculators, computers, and applicable software applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Ability to: Apply bookkeeping principles to the keeping of accounts and the preparation of financial statements; make arithmetic calculations accurately and rapidly; understand and carry out general oral and written instructions; file and maintain office records; establish and maintain effective relationships with City employees, supervisors, and the general public. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form 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 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 2/16/23-02/19/23)which may include questions evaluating journey-level knowledge of accounting, data analysis, mathematical computations, and bookkeeping principles. This exam will be available to take online via the testing platform eSkill Oral Interview Examination : (Weight of 50%) (Tentatively scheduled for 3/8/23) will evaluate the candidates' experience, training, education, and abilities in relation to those factors essential for successful job performance. The Human Resources Department may waive an examination component. When one component is waived, the remaining component will receive a weight of 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score in every component administered in order to be placed on the eligible list. The order in which examinations are scheduled may be different than the order they appear above. 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: 2/12/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 27, 2023
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. We currently have three (3) 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. HIGHLY DESIRABLE: Possession of additional code enforcement certifications from CACEO and/or one or more certifications from the International Code Council (ICC). Bilingual ability in English and Spanish or Vietnamese is desired. 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 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: Oral Interview Examination (Tentatively scheduled for February 23, 2023) (Weight of 100%): will evaluate the candidates' experience and training, communication, 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. 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: 2/12/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 27, 2023
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 general supervision, performs varied and complex clerical work, secretarial work, and routine administrative activities involved in assisting a department head in office administration. The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current and/or additional vacancies throughout the City. Currently, there is one (1) vacancy in the Planning and Building Agency. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Secures information from callers, answers questions, or refers problems to appropriate individuals. Makes appointments and introduces callers. Represents the department on initial contact with the public. Relieves supervisor of routine, administrative details. Coordinates calendars, schedules, and meetings. Makes travel arrangements, prepares trip folders, and reconciles expenses. Writes letters either independently or in accordance with oral and written direction. Sets up and maintains confidential files and card indexes. Assembles data and information. Prepares special reports. Performs word processing. Operates computer equipment. May assist in the preparation of budget estimates and checking payroll. Some positions may require incumbents to take and transcribe dictation, supervise the work of a clerical staff, and/or maintain a commission as a notary public with the State of California. Performs other related functions as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Three years of journey level clerical experience, two of which must have been at the secretarial level; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provide the desirable knowledge, skills, and abilities. Knowledge of: office practices, procedures and equipment; business English and grammar; business letter writing; business forms. Skill in: personal computer operation; MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook). Ability to: operate job-related software up to an advanced level of proficiency; perform difficult clerical work; follow oral and written direction; deal tactfully, but effectively, with the public; effectively supervise and direct the work of others. HIGHLY DESIRABLE Bilingual fluency in both English and Spanish. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form and answer the supplemental questionnaire (SQ) online. Resumes and other documents attached to applications may not be considered in determining qualifications for this position. 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 and SQs 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: (Tentatively Scheduled for 02/15/23-02/19/23) (Weight of 50%) will evaluate candidates' knowledge, skills, and abilities in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job. This examination may include questions in the following areas: arithmetic, charts and tables, English usage, office practices, punctuation and capitalization, spelling, supervision, and vocabulary. Performance Examination: (Tentatively Scheduled for 02/15/23-02/19/23) (Qualifying) will assess the candidates' proficiency in using Microsoft Office 2016 software. Oral Interview Examination: (Tentatively Scheduled for 03/2/23 ) (Weight of 50%) will evaluate the candidates' experience, training, education, and abilities in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job. 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 CASA) 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: 2/12/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 19, 2023
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 a variety of field and office professional civil engineering work. Currently, there are four (4) vacancies for the Public Works Agency. Three (3) vacancy for Engineering Services and one (1) vacancies for Water Resources. The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Performs professional and technical civil engineering duties in the field or office, as assigned within the Public Works Agency's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Engineering Section, Development Engineering Section, Traffic and Transportation Engineering Section, or Water Resources Division. Depending on assigned section or division, performs plan checking and reviews of permit applications and land development proposals. Prepares preliminary and final designs and environmental documents for projects. Studies the financial implications of various designs for major projects. Reviews plans for conformance with applicable federal, state, and local agency codes and regulations. Prepares bid specifications, requests for proposals for professional services, contract documents, project schedules, and budget and cost estimates; reviews bids or proposals submitted and makes recommendations. Drafts technical reports, memos, and various types of correspondence for City Council approval. Participates in project design meetings. Coordinates workflow and prepares and maintains technical documentation. Sets up necessary funding and accounting. Reviews change orders, progress payments, or other disbursements. Closes-out projects upon completion. Prepares and submits grant applications and/or other required documents to state and local agencies for state or federal discretionary and entitlement funds. Monitors contract activity and prepares reports to ensure regulatory compliance. Assists with overseeing the City’s infrastructure management program. Resolves issues related to project financing or contractor compliance. Performs construction inspection duties to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. Investigates and responds to inquiries or complaints from the public. Serves as the City liaison in coordinating the engineering design and approval process with other state, federal, or local agencies. Performs other duties as assigned. Depending on assignment, additional essential functions include, but are not limited to: If assigned to the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Engineering Section: Prepares plans, specifications, and cost estimates. Reviews environmental documents and technical reports for a variety of projects, including streets, storm drains, landscaping, irrigation systems, facilities, parks, and other public works projects. Reviews plans for consistency with standards. Assists in constructability reviews. Performs construction administration, ensures construction proceeds in a safe manner, controls construction, and ensures contractors adhere to the contract. Maintains and reviews daily construction activity reports, reviews progress reports and invoices, and develops and recommends shop drawings, as necessary. If assigned to the Development Engineering Section: Checks legal descriptions, subdivision maps, and street and grading plans. Analyzes development projects for consistency with City code and the Subdivision Map Act. Issues permits and interacts with developers, their representatives, and the general public at the public counter. If assigned to the Traffic and Transportation Engineering Section: Prepares plans, specifications, and cost estimates for a variety of projects in relation to traffic signals, the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), street lights, channelization, and traffic control. Assists in operating and maintaining the City’s traffic signal system, including Traffic Management Center, Advance Traffic Management System (ATMS), Traffic Signal Synchronization, Closed Circuit Television (CCTV), and Fiber Optic communication network. Provides transportation support, including assisting with traffic study reviews, development project reviews, City Active Transportation Programs, and grants. Analyzes and responds to neighborhood traffic and school safety and parking needs. If assigned to the Water Resources Division: Prepares plans, specifications, cost estimates, and reports pertaining to water and sewer projects, including pumping facilities and water and sewer main lines. Updates maps and records of infrastructure. Assists in project oversight and interfaces with other governmental agencies and contractors. Collaborates with water distribution and treatment operators to make decisions regarding distribution and treatment system settings, parameters, and general operation. Minimum Qualifications Some professional engineering experience. If assigned to the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Land Development, or Traffic and Transportation Engineering Sections: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and with major course work in Civil Engineering; or possession of a valid Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate. If assigned to the Water Resources Division : Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and with major course work in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering; or possession of a valid Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate. 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 civil engineering as applied to plan checking and the review of street improvement, design, and construction of public works projects; surveying; and street, highway, storm drain, irrigation, public building, water supply, and sewer design and construction practices. Skill in: Personal computers and standard software applications, including computer-aided design (CAD) software, word processing, and spreadsheets; the utilization of computer databases to maintain and update records and files; and the maintenance of accurate records and files. Ability to: Express ideas clearly and concisely orally and in writing; work effectively with and secure the cooperation of fellow employees, consultants, and other governmental and non-governmental representatives; deal tactfully with the general public; and maintain cooperative working relationships. If assigned to the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Engineering Section: Knowledge of the American Public Works Association Standard Plans, Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, and State of California Department of Transportation Standard Specifications and Highway Design Manual; and Public Works construction cost data. If assigned to the Land Development Engineering Section: Knowledge of the Subdivision Map Act and California Environmental Quality Act. If assigned to the Traffic and Transportation Engineering Section: Knowledge of principles and practices of traffic engineering and control; traffic laws and regulations; California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices; Highway Capacity Manual; Institute of Transportation Engineers - Trip Generation Manual and Handbook; and California Department of Transportation - Highway Design Manual. If assigned to the Water Resources Division: Possession and retention of a valid California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Water Distribution Operator Certificate - Grade D1 and Water Treatment Operator Certificate - Grade T1 are required by the end of the probationary period and are a condition of continued employment in this job classification. 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 DESIRED Bilingual ability in English and Spanish OR Vietnamese is desired. Selection Process 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: Oral Interview Examination (Tentatively scheduled for February 21, 2023) (Weight of 100%): will evaluate the candidates' experience and training, communication, 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. 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: 2/8/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Jan 13, 2023
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 direction of the Planning Manager, the Principal Planner supervises the day-to-day operations of the current/counter, advanced, urban design/historic, and/or neighborhood initiatives sections of the Planning Division. The current vacancy is in the Current Planning section. 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 Wednesday, February 1, 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 Manages, supervises, and directs professional planning work in a combination of the following areas: development processing, environmental review, current planning, and/or advanced (strategic) planning and the public counter. Supervises and assigns responsibility for planning projects and studies. Coordinates project management activities of professional planning staff. Monitors, analyzes, and implements process improvements for the division. Performs highly complex and technical professional planning duties. Oversees the collection and analysis of planning data relevant to the drafting, review, and revision of the City's General Plan, zoning ordinances, and/or development standards. Coordinates tasks related to meetings of the Planning Commission and Historic Resources Commission. Attends off-site meetings. Confers with and makes formal presentations to property owners, developers, business executives, staff from regulatory agencies, and community/neighborhood leaders regarding assigned section planning issues and policies. Projects division staffing requirements. Assists in preparing and administering the Planning Division budget. Supervises professional and technical staff. Establishes employee performance standards. Supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned staff. Actively promotes and implements principles of continuous improvement in all operations. Evaluates training needs and plans. Schedules appropriate in-service training for planning staff. Develops goals and objectives consistent with agency mission statement, and implements programs and procedures to accomplish them. Performs other related functions as assigned. CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL PERFORMERS The successful performer has a thorough knowledge of the scope and purposes of state laws and City ordinances related to the planning field, and makes decisions in accordance with those laws and ordinances. This self-starter is career oriented, self-assured, good humored, and has a balanced approach to managing city planning functions. He/she has the management skills to organize and coordinate the division's core activities, and utilizes excellent judgment and analytical skills. This team player emphasizes fairness in all endeavors, embodies the concept of customer service in the public sector, is committed to being a great leader, and balances both the principle and the pragmatic. He/she deals tactfully, yet assertively when representing the City's interests. Minimum Qualifications The ideal candidate must possess at least six (6) years of progressively responsible professional experience in municipal/regional planning or development administration, and three (3) of which must have been in a supervisory role. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in urban planning, public administration, or a related field. A Master's degree is preferred. Minimum qualifications may be met via an equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to perform the essential job functions. DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: State General Planning Laws; municipal zoning ordinance administration; California Environmental Quality Act; California Subdivision Map Act; municipal planning principles and practices; supervisory principles and practices. Ability to: supervise professional and technical staff; coordinate, direct, and manage the work of a section; interpret appropriate State laws and City ordinances; analyze data; make sound recommendations; prepare comprehensive reports; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; develop and maintain effective working relationships with developers, property owners, business executives, community leaders, regulatory agencies, commission members, other City employees, and the general public. SPECIAL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Must possess and retain a valid California Class C Driver's License as a condition of employment. Valid American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is required prior to completion of the probationary work test period, and is a condition of continued employment in this classification. Failure to obtain and maintain valid AICP certification shall result in termination from employment. Must be willing and able to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends, as needed. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit an online City application form (including Supplemental Questionnaire) with Resume. 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: Oral Interview Examination : (Weight of 100%) will evaluate the candidates' experience and training, communication, 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. 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 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
Jan 05, 2023
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 general supervision, the Administrative Secretary (Excepted) performs highly skilled and complex technical, clerical, secretarial and administrative support activities for management and staff in the City Manager's Office. Candidates with relevant municipal experience and are bilingual fluent in Spanish are highly desired. 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 Wednesday, January 18, 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 Secures information from a high volume of callers, answers questions, or refers problem to appropriate individual. Makes appointments and introduces callers. Represents the department on initial contact with public. Relieves management and staff of routine, administrative details. Coordinates calendars, schedules, and meetings. Makes travel arrangements, prepares trip folders and reconciles expenses. Writes letters either independently or in accordance with oral and written directions. Maintains confidentiality and security of information and materials of a classified or confidential nature. Assembles data and information and prepares special reports. May assist the Secretary to the City Manager and Executive Assistants with projects and assignments. Performs other related functions as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Three years of journey level clerical experience, two of which must have been at the secretarial level, or any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the desirable knowledge, skills and abilities. Above experience from a municipal government agency is preferred. Bilingual fluency in Spanish is highly desired. Knowledge of : Office practices, procedures and equipment; business English and spelling; business letter writing and business forms. Skill in: Personal computer operation; MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook). Ability to: Operate job-related software up to an intermediate level of proficiency; perform difficult clerical work; follow oral and written directions; deal tactfully, but effectively, with the public; effectively supervise and direct the work of others. 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 Manager's Office. Those applicants possessing 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. 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). Writing Skills Examination (Qualifying) : Will evaluate the candidates' ability to effectively communicate in writing. Candidates must receive a minimum passing score in order to continue in the selection process. 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 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 CASA) 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, 2023
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 "Selection Process and Salary Benefits" document via the link provided in this posting. 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 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 (You will NOT be able to submit your application 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. 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. A step-by-step description of the selection process is listed below and on this link: Selection Process/Salary . Information on salary and benefits can also be viewed on that link. 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 65% or higher on the Video Section, 70% or higher on the Writing Section, and 70% or higher on the Reading Section to pass this examination. 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. 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, 2023
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 "Selection Process and Salary Benefits" document via the link provided in this posting. 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: apps.santa-ana.org/jobs/documents/ 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 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. 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. A step-by-step description of the selection process, as well as information on benefits and salary, can be downloaded here: Selection Process and Salary Benefits 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. 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, 2023
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 $ 8,727.00 - $9,622.00 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 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. 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. A step-by-step description of the selection process is listed below and on this link: Selection Process/Salary. Information on salary and benefits can also be viewed on that link. 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 65% or higher on the Video Section, 70% or higher on the Writing Section, and 70% or higher on the Reading Section to pass this examination. 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. 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, 2023
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 : Exercising safe and effective physical restraint tactics; 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. 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 Gray via e-mail at kgray@santa-ana.org. Candidates will be required to attend and successfully complete an eight-week Correctional Officer training academy within the one-year probationary period. 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 : (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: 3 LAPS : Complete three 25-foot laps wearing a 30-pound air pack or back pack within 30 seconds. 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. 3. ORAL INTERVIEW EXAMINATION : (100%) 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. 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 - 4 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
Dec 23, 2022
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 general supervision, performs a wide variety of services in the maintenance and repair of City buildings. Note: This position may rotate assignments between City Hall and the Police Department at the discretion of the Division Manager. This position is open until further notice and can close at any time without advance notice. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately! First application review is scheduled for January 12, 2023 . Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Repairs or replaces defective portions of roofs, doors, stucco, windows, furniture, screens, ceramic tiles, water lines, heaters, ventilators, air conditioners, closed water systems, pneumatic tube system, electrical and plumbing fixtures, and humidifiers. Operates direct digital controls and computer controlled energy management system. Maintains and repairs fire, life, and safety systems. Operates a variety of calibration meters. Performs preventative maintenance work on a wide variety of equipment and machinery, including domestic water systems, plumbing, HVAC systems, and door locking devices. Repairs or constructs minor carpentry projects. Changes belts, sheaves, motors, and filters. Refinishes and paints interior and exterior surfaces. Troubleshoots problem areas and determines effective solutions. Operates a wide variety of hand and power tools in accordance with safety practices. Performs other related functions as required. Minimum Qualifications Three years of work experience in the building trades (HVAC, plumbing, electrical, construction, or energy management systems) or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the following knowledge and abilities: DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: materials, equipment, and methods used in the correct and safe maintenance, repair, and operation of commercial buildings, including but not limited to fire, life, safety systems, centrifugal chillers, boilers, evaporator fans, direct digital controls, pneumatic tube systems, cafeteria equipment, and electronic pneumatic lock systems. Ability to: perform skilled maintenance and repairs in the area of work assigned; properly and safely use and maintain common hand tools, small power equipment, and other facility equipment; follow verbal and written instructions; follow all safety environment requirements; maintain professional working relationships with other employees. HIGHLY DESIRABLE Formal coursework, training, or certification in commercial HVAC Systems is highly desirable. Familiarity with Trane, JCI, or Siemens automation systems is highly desirable. SPECIAL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C driver's license. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be willing and able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays. Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online, which includes a supplemental questionnaire (SQ). Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of an original 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 and SQ's will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department. Those applicants possessing the most pertinent training and experience will be invited to continue in the selection process. Oral Interview Examination ( tentatively scheduled for Jan 25, 2023) : (Weight of 100%) will evaluate the candidate's experience, training, and personal qualifications that are essential for successful performance on the job. Candidates must receive a minimum passing score in order to be placed on the eligible list. NOTE : Prior to appointment, a thorough police background investigation and medical examination will be conducted. A polygraph examination may also be required. 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
Dec 22, 2022
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. Receives general direction from Finance and Management Services Agency management staff. Supervises, oversees, and coordinates the work and activities of the Payroll Division of the Finance and Management Services Agency, including preparing, processing, and maintaining the City's payroll and related records and reports, and coordinating and providing support, information, and assistance to staff on payroll issues. 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 Tuesday, January 12, 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 Oversees, supervises, and monitors the payroll activities for the City, including ensuring regular and special pay runs and tax payments and documents are processed and disbursed accurately and timely; implements and complies with applicable federal and state tax laws rules and regulations related to payroll; and ensures that post-payroll processes are completed. Assists in the development, implementation, administration, and prioritization of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for assigned Payroll Division programs. 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. Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides and/or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; and implements discipline and termination procedures. Assists with training and responding to questions from department timekeepers on timekeeping and payroll systems, payroll legislation, and City policy related to payroll. Ensures CalPERS pension plan extracts are accurate and filed timely; responds to CalPERS payroll reporting inquiries, discrepancies, audit responses, and action plans. Coordinates payroll activities with other departments, divisions, and outside agencies and organizations. Provides payroll data to department directors, managers, and budget on historical payroll costs, attendance, and overtime data; calculates and generates various payroll projection reports. Assists with responding to payroll questions and inquiries, including assisting employees with payroll calculations, payroll banking issues, and employment and income verification requests; and resolves issues in an efficient and timely manner. Assists with the preparation of data for use in labor negotiations. Monitors changes and ensures compliance of all relevant and applicable laws, regulations, memorandum of understandings, and policies and procedures. Participates in the development, coordination, and implementation of payroll system enhancements, as necessary; participates in coordinating and maintaining payroll system data. Assists in the administration of assigned program budgets, including forecasting of funds for staffing, services, equipment, materials, and supplies; helps monitor expenditures; and recommends adjustments, as necessary. Performs complex analysis and special projects, as assigned; and prepares and presents reports and other correspondence. Provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to management staff. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Three (3) years of responsible payroll experience, preferably for a municipality, including one (1) year of supervisory experience. Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, public administration, business administration, or a closely 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: Modern and complex principles and practices of public agency finance, including payroll data processing systems and procedures; pertinent federal, state, and local public sector laws, codes, and regulations, including Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); CalPERS reportable compensation, taxation, and payroll reporting requirements; principles of supervision, training, and performance management; laws and procedures for wage garnishments; legal requirements of payroll processing; principles and practices of accounting, payroll, internal controls, and auditing; payroll software; retirement reporting that includes enrollment, wage earnings, contributions, and separations; principles and practices of recordkeeping; budget administration; principles of mathematics and statistics; principles and practices of data collection, business letter writing, and report preparation; proper English usage, grammar, and punctuation; and modern office practices, procedures, methods, and equipment, including computers and office software applications. Skill in: Making complex arithmetic computations; maintaining payroll records; the use of personal computers and business software applications, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel; interacting with others in a professional manner; and engaging in sound problem solving. Ability to: Oversee, coordinate, and direct the day-to-day operations of payroll programs and activities; understand, interpret, and apply Citywide and departmental code, policies, procedures, memorandums of understanding, legal documents, and applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations, including FLSA and those pertaining to payroll; recommend, implement, and evaluate goals, objectives, programs, projects, policies, and procedures; research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques; select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff; conduct research projects and make sound recommendations; communicate tactfully, clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing; collect, compile, and maintain data and files; prepare clear and concise comprehensive reports and other written materials; make sound decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines; 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; maintain confidentiality of private or sensitive information; understand and follow oral and written communication; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, the public, 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 job classification. Must be willing and able to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed. HIGHLY DESIRABLE Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is highly desirable. Certification as a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) through the American Payroll Association (APA) is highly desirable. 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 Applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form and answer the supplemental questions 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 will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department. Those applicants possessing the most pertinent experience and training will be invited to continue in the selection process, which includes: 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 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. 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
Dec 21, 2022
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 incumbents will work up to 19 hours per week. Work schedule is to be determined. Primary bilingual pay is an additional $1.01/hr., if applicable. This recruitment is open until further notice and can close at any time and without notice. Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Under general supervision, cleans animal habitats and holding areas. Prepares animal diets, feeds, waters and medicates animals in accordance to predetermined and approved schedule. Performs light grounds and habitat maintenance work such as hosing, raking, and sweeping in and around habitats and viewing areas. Answers questions from the visiting public and presents regularly schedule education talks. Performs basic janitorial duties. Keeps routine records and prepares simple reports; operates various vehicles and equipment. Performs other related functions as assigned. Participates cooperatively in work team activities and performs other related tasks as required. Minimum Qualifications Six months of experience working with animals or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the knowledge and abilities listed below. Coursework in biology, zoology, animal husbandry or related field may be used in combination with experience that provides the desirable knowledge, skills and abilities. DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of : common varieties of exotic, wild and domestic animals, and basic principles and practices of their behavior and care; tools and equipment used in basic maintenance of animal cages and habitat grounds; safe work practices. Ability to: work as a team; understand and follow oral and written instructions; keep routine records and write simple reports; lift and carry up to 50 lbs.; interact in a tactful and courteous manner with the public; perform routine and light maintenance work requiring physical stamina; perform basic first aid; establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, and the public. Special Requirement: Must possess and retain a valid California Class C driver's license as a condition of employment. Special Working Conditions: Must be willing and able to work irregular hours, including weekends, holidays and evenings, as needed as a condition of employment. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Note: Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Hmong, Korean, or Samoan 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 a completed City online application. 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 Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department will review the applications and those candidates who possess the most pertinent qualifications will be invited for an oral interview by the hiring department. For additional information regarding duties or schedule, please call Jenny Walker at (714) 647-6526. NOTE: Prior to appointment, a background records check and medical exam will be conducted. 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
Dec 09, 2022
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 the best employees provides the best service to the community. Under direction, performs a variety of information services functions for general hardware and software problems associated with the City's micro computers and peripheral equipment. NOTE: The current vacancy is in the Santa Ana Police Department. This recruitment is open until filled and can close at any time and without notice. The Information Technology Support Technician II assigned to work at the Police Department may be required to work on computer equipment within the Santa Ana Jail (work will not be performed while in the presence of inmates, but may involve equipment used by inmates). Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To Installs and configures new hardware equipment, new software applications and software upgrades. Troubleshoots and repairs microcomputer hardware, software, mobile devices and associated peripheral equipment using the IT Support Request system to document, prioritize, and track requests. Repairs and upgrades PC hardware and software. Troubleshoots mobile devices, printers and scanners. Relocates computers and related equipment within the city departments. Updates inventory database of equipment. Uses excellent customer service skills and effectively communicates with customers both verbally and in writing. Performs other related functions as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Two years experience in micro computer related system installation and support in an MS Windows environment or any combination of experience and training which provides the following knowledge and abilities: Knowledge of : Principles and techniques of micro computer system characteristics and limitations, including installation and operational knowledge of the current and recent versions of standard desktop applications including Microsoft operating systems, Microsoft Office suites, Mobile Devices, Web browser and the general operating principles of LAN and WAN networking topologies and data communications; network connectivity. Ability to : Evaluate, determine and carry out a course of action to maintain and/or repair a microcomputer system or associated equipment to fully or higher level of operation capability; communicate and interface with users on a non-technical level to troubleshoot and offer solutions to their computer problems; distinguish between hardware and software errors; demonstrate proper judgment when referring appropriate service call problems to the hardware maintenance vendor and when to employ resources to provide software solutions; support client-side connectivity to networks in direct connect mode and in remote access mode; to learn to support and service new technologies on a constantly recurring time cycle. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT : Must possess and keep current a valid California Class C Drivers License. SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS : Must be able to observe visual displays and directly respond to audio warning indicators, and be able to lift and transport loads up to 60 pounds. Work requires extended periods of sitting and of keyboarding, reaching stooping, pushing, pulling, manual dexterity, clear speech and visual and hearing acuity. May require flexible work schedules including early morning, weekends, evening hours. Work is performed in an office setting with frequent interruptions, multiple priorities and deadlines, inquires, and peak workloads. The Information Technology Support Technician II assigned to work at the Police Department may be required to work on computer equipment within the Santa Ana Jail (work will not be performed while in the presence of inmates, but may involve equipment used by inmates). Selection Process All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and 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 Applications will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department and Police 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 of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. 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. 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
Dec 08, 2022
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 general direction, the Principal Human Resources Analyst supervises and oversees the administration of one or more advanced professional and technical functional areas within the Human Resources Operations Division, including but not limited to recruitment and selection and (health) benefits and provides highly responsible and complex staff assistance to management staff. While an employee may be initially assigned primarily to Recruitment and Selection, the Principal Human Resources Analyst may be required to rotate among assignments. The current vacancy is for our Recruitment Division. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies within the Human Resources Department Operations Division ( Recruitment and Selection and Benefits Administration ). 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 Sunday, January 15, 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 Assumes supervisory oversight of advanced professional and technical functional areas of the Human Resources Operations Division, including but not limited to (health) benefits and recruitment and selection. Recommends, develops, and implements City rules, programs, policies, and procedures; participates in related data research and statistical analysis; prepares comprehensive written reports; identifies resource needs and opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures and reviews findings with management staff; and implements improvements. Assists in the management of health benefit programs, including reviewing employee benefit eligibility, auditing benefit enrollment and billings, administering rideshare, health fairs, and wellness programs, coordinating benefit open enrollment, overseeing benefit orientations and retirement counseling, advising on retirement processes, assisting with internal and external benefit audits, and providing benefits assistance to staff; and administers labor agreement benefit provisions. Oversees and participates in the City's recruitment and selection activities; works with managers to analyze staffing needs; develops and reviews recruitment plans, testing, and selection to ensure Citywide consistency; ensures job-related valid screening techniques; advises on appropriate and effective outreach and advertising efforts; and provides related assistance and information to employees and applicants. Supports employee onboarding and offboarding activities, including medical and background check processes, processing of new hire paperwork, and separation administration. Oversees other employee related programs and activities, including the administration of performance appraisals, bilingual examinations, personnel actions forms, and seniority analysis; updates website materials; and ensures all division programs and activities are in compliance with state, federal and other regulatory agency rules, regulations, provisions, policies, and procedures. Participates in the development and administration of assigned program budgets, including forecasting of funds for staffing, services, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors expenditures; 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 the vendor selection processes; oversees 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. Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides and/or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; and implements discipline and termination procedures. Provides information and assistance to City staff, the public, and outside agencies and organizations regarding Human Resources Department programs, rules, policies, and procedures. Provides responsible and complex assistance to management staff; participates on a variety of committees and boards; and prepares and presents staff reports and other correspondence. May assist in the administration of Personnel Board proceedings and/or other professional boards and commissions. May assist in the preparation, coordination, and facilitation of employee training programs. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in human resources administration, including two (2) years of supervisory experience, supplemented by a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Human Resources, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field. Experience, education, and training must provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Public sector human resources administration; benefits; recruitment and selection; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; organizational development and training; public sector pension systems; municipal budgetary processes and control; methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis, and applicable quantitative methods; municipal government administration; business letter writing and report preparation; office procedures, methods, and equipment, including computers and office software applications; and pertinent federal, state, and local public sector labor and employment laws, codes, and regulations. Ability to: Oversee and direct the day-to-day operations and services of a comprehensive human resources program; 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; participate in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets; plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines; prepare clear and concise technical and staff reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials; conduct complex research projects; organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; maintain appropriate and effective recordkeeping; 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 department management, City employees, employee organizations, elected and appointed City officials, and the public. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession and retention of a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License is a condition of continued employment in this classification. HIGHLY DESIRABLE Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Human Resources, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field is highly desirable. Possession of IPMA-Senior Certified Professional (IPMA-SCP) certification is highly desirable. 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 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 an online City application (including Supplemental Questionnaire) with Resume and Cover Letter. 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: Writing Skills Examination : (Qualifying) will evaluate the candidate's analytical and writing aptitude. The areas that will be evaluated may include: analytical thought process and proper English and grammar usage, clarity, conciseness, organization, content, and logical progression from one idea to the next. Candidates need a minimum passing score in order to continue in the selection process. Oral Interview Examination : (Weight of 100%) will evaluate the candidates' experience and training, communication, 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. 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 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
Dec 06, 2022
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 of a Principal Planner, performs complex analysis of current or advanced planning projects and plans, organizes and supervises the work of personnel assigned to programs and/or special projects in assigned section to support achievement of the Planning Division goals. The current vacancy is in the Advanced Planning section. 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 January 3, 2023 Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To In assigned program or project, supervises and/or performs complex professional and technical planning duties as follows: conducts research, analyzes findings and makes recommendations. Prepares environmental documentation; plans and coordinates action plans and activities pertaining to environmental impact reports. Reviews and analyzes development proposals for conformance to the City's General Plan and Zoning and Development Standards Guidelines. Reviews plans with property owners, civic leaders and policy review boards. Attends offsite meetings. Performs site inspections. Prepares and presents required reports, including recommendations regarding development proposals, to the City's policy making bodies. Collects and analyzes planning data to be utilized in the review and restructuring of the City's General Plan and the Zoning and Development standard documents. Prepares, updates and maintains City's overall General Plan including development of Area Specific Plans. Supervises and coordinates long range planning activities. May coordinate public counter operations for the Planning Division. Supervises, trains and evaluates professional, technical and support staff. Performs other related functions as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Four years of progressively responsible professional level experience in municipal or regional planning administration, two of which must have been in a lead capacity. Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in urban planning, public administration or related field (with a Master's degree preferred), or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities. DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: State General Planning Laws; municipal zoning ordinance administration; California Environmental Quality Act; California Subdivision Map Act; principles and practices of municipal planning; research methods and sources of statistical data; principles and practices of supervision. Ability to: Plan and organize special planning projects and programs; supervise, train and evaluate professional, technical and support staff; interpret laws and ordinances; analyze data and make sound recommendations; prepare comprehensive reports; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; utilize principles of Total Quality Service in Planning Division operations; develop and maintain effective working relationships with developers, property owners, business and community leaders, regulatory agencies, other city employees and the general public. SPECIAL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver's License as a condition of employment. Valid American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is required prior to completion of the probationary work test period, and is a condition of continued employment in this classification. Must be willing and able to work irregular hours including weekends, as needed. DESIRED A valid license to practice architecture or landscape architecture in the State of California from the California Architects Board. Selection Process 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: Oral Interview Examination (Weight of 100%): will evaluate the candidates' experience and training, communication, 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. 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: Continuous
CITY OF SANTA ANA, CA Santa Ana, California, United States
Dec 03, 2022
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
Dec 03, 2022
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 Adult Services and one (1) vacancy in Young Adult Services (Bookmobile). 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 and 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 will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department and Library. 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 January 18, 2023 (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 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: Continuous